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Biography & Autobiography

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Biography & Autobiography

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1 A W Lawrence T E Lawrence By His Freinds
London Jonathan Cape 1954 J371. Autobiography, World War Two. Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the new abridged version. Dj is a little darkened, and creased but looks good in new removable protector, 319pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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2 Anita Pollitzer A Woman on Paper Georgina O`keefe
New York A Touchstone Book, Simon & Schuster 1988 0-671-66242-2 / 9780671662424 First Paper Back Paper Back Very Good 4to - over 9 - 12" tall illustrated 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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3 Antine De saint-Exupery, Translated By Norah Purcell. Wartime Writings 1939-1944
San Diego Harcourt Brace and Co 1986 First Thus Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scarce in such fine condition. 
Price: 17.10 EUR
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4 Blake Morrison And When Did You Last See Your Father? A Sons Memoir of Love and Loss
New York Picador 1995 0-312-13023-6 / 9780312130237 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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5 Cardinal De Retz Memoirs of the Cardinal Retz , Translated from the French
The Strand London Printe for, T Becket , T, Cadell, T Evans 1774 First Edition Hard Back Full Leather Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Two volume of four vol 1 &4 missing , these are very handsomely bound with raised bands red title and black vol nos labels with gilt titles ruling to bands embelishments to the compartments, double gilt ruling to boards marbled eps and edges a very fine part set. From the librarey of The MacDermot Prince of Connaught Coolavin Co Sligo Ireland. 
Price: 112.50 EUR
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6 Carl Rollyson Rebecca West, a Saga of the Century
London Hodder & Stoughton 1995 0-340-59050-5 / 9780340590508 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 4to, Heavy, So a Bit Extra Post illustrated 

Price: 13.50 EUR
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7 Charles Gaines & Monte Burke, Editors A Family Place, a Man Returns to the Center of His Life
New York The Atlantic Monthly Press 1994 0-87113-560-4 / 9780871135605 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The story of a family, building a remote house after thirty years of marraige and finding new strengths and love, written with great passion. 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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8 Clemence Dane. (Compiler.) The Nelson Touch. An Anthology of Lord Nelson`s Letters .
London William Heinemann 1942 Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good Good in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Published the same year as the first edition this scarce book of Nelsons letters give an insight into the great admiral,. Page 113 has a closed tear or neat repair. book plate of a former owner, 285 pp. Dj is faded and a little stained. 
Price: 51.30 EUR
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9 Colette My Apprenticeships and Music-hall Sidelights
London Secker & Warburg 1957 First English Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book is a little foxed on first and last few pages, spine of dj is faded . An autobiographical look at Colette`s early working life. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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10 Collette Dinan Another Time, Growing Up in Clare
Cork Mercier Press 2002 1 85635 404 0 / 9781856354042 First Edition Paper Back As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrated with Photographs Signed Dedication By the Author
Lovely decriptive tale of a family history & life. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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11 Cunliffe Owen The Martydom of an Empress
New York Harper Brothers 1906 First Edition Hard Back Yellow Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with 16 Plates 
A scarce book about Elizabeth of Bavaria ( Sisi) Empress to Austria Queen of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia no author stated but by Cunliffe Owen - Margarite (De Godart) she was a twenth century Icon and was played in films as Sisi by Ava Gardner & Romy Schneider, The Empress was assacinated by an anarchist who wanted to kill a Royal on the 10th Sept 1898 ,. She was influential in Hungarian politics, keen on dieting and an expert horsewoman & poet & great traveler. Book has pencil signature of a former owner on fep 286pp. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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12 David Garnnett The Letters of T.E. Lawrence
New York Doubleday & Company Inc 1939 First Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good No Dj 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
A ggod tight clean copy boards and spine a trifle faded a very small dull white mark to the front board , 16 plates 4 maps as called for, gift inscription to f.e.p. 896pp. 
Price: 33.30 EUR
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13 David Thomson Rosebud , the Story of Orson Welles
New York Little brown&co 1996 0-361-91437-1 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost illustrated 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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14 Deborah Digges Fugitive Spring , a Memoir.
New York Alfred Knopf 1992 0-394-57722-1 / 9780394577227 First American Edition 8vo As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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15 Debrett Debrett`s Peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland
London F Rivington 1829 18th Edition Volume 1 Only Half Calf Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall Heavy Illustrated with Coats of Arms & Heraldry Devices Etc. 
Half leather with blind decoration between bands on the spine marroon title label with gilt title & Vol 1, marbled boards & Feps front hinge starting to weaken first few pages look as if they may have been on fire for a few seconds at the very extremities not effecting the text 467p.p. All that said the book looks very good. please email for photo & extra postage as book is heavy. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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16 Diarmaid Ferriter Judging Dev , a Reassessment of the Life and Legasy of Eamon De Valera
Dublin RIA 2007 978-1-904890-28 First Edition Second Printing Hard Back New New 4to - over 9 - 12" tall illustrated 
A very indepth look at Dev. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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17 Doris Grumbach Extra Innings, a Memoir
New York W W Norton 1993 0-393-03541-7 / 9780393035414 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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18 Doris Lessing Under My Skin
New York Harper Collins 1994 0-06-017150-2 / 9780060171506 First American Edition Hard Back As New As New in Protector 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated with Photographs 
The first volume of Lessings autobiography from her childhood in Africa to her arrival in London in 1949.419pp. 
Price: 26.10 EUR
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19 E C Bently / G k Chesterton. Biography for Beginners,
London T Werner Laurie Ltd 1930 Fourth Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Illustrated By G K Chesterton 
A must have for any one interested in biography. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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20 E.B. White The Points of My Compass, Letters Fom the East, the West, the North, the South.
New York Harper & Row 1962 First American Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good Dj Slightly Edge Wo 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 23.40 EUR
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