Biography

Raymond Durgnat
£18.00

The Strange Case of Alfred Hitchcock, or, The Plain Man's Hitchcock

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An entertaining biography and work of reference on the legendary filmmaker's career.

Audrey Scott
£15.00

I Was a Hollywood Stunt Girl

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The fascinating autobiography of Audrey Scott, whose career as a daring and skilful stunt performer ran from the silent-screen era until the late 1950's.

John Drinkwater
£20.00

Shakespeare

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PUBLISHERDuckworth, London.
BINDING
Red cloth boards.
BOOK CONDITIONA little shelf wear to edges of boards, some fading. Printed pages are clear and largely unmarked.

Obafemi Awolowo
£80.00

Awo: The Autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo

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Published in the year of Independence, the autobiography of the Nigerian political thinker and leader "Awo".

D.T.C. Bennett
£38.00

Pathfinder: Wartime Memoirs

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The autobiography of Australian born Air Vice Marshall Bennett, including his experiences of bombing raids and piloting flying boats.

Mollie Panter-Downes
£28.00

London War Notes 1939 - 1945

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For the six years of WWII, Mollie Panter-Downes covered the war in her "Letter from London"  for The New Yorker magazine. These fortnightly reports are compiled here by New Yorker editor William Shawn.

Harold Lamb
£15.00

Theodora and the Emperor: The Drama of Justinian

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A double biography of what have been called the first notable husband-and -wife partnership of modern history: Emperor Justinian and Theodora, daughter of a Syrian bear trainer.

Frank Foster
£40.00

Pink Coat, Spangles and Sawdust

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Subtitled "Reminiscences of Circus Life with Sanger's, Bertram Mills and other Circuses". The author was an Equestrian Director, Ringmaster and multi-talented circus performer. 

J. E. Lloyd
£38.00

Owen Glendower, Owen Glyn Dwr

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A biography of Owen Glyn Dwr, champion of Welsh culture and identity, and campaigner for independence.

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W. Somerset Maugham
£200.00

A Writers Notebook (Signed)

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Selections from notebooks Somerset Maugham kept from the age of 18 in 1892 until 1949. Partly autobiographical, including observations, confidences and jottings.

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Sister Jean de Chantal Kennedy
£25.00

Frith of Bermuda, Gentleman Privateer. A Biography of Hezekiah Frith

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A Biography of Hezikiah Frith, privateer, smuggler and businessman of Bermuda in the early Eighteen Hundreds.

Clare Sheridan
£30.00

Arab Interlude

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Continuing of the Author's earlier autobiography "Nuda Veritas," and detailing the eight years she lived in the Sahara with native Arab peoples.

S. I. Hsiung
£18.00

The Life of Chiang Kai-Shek

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A biography of the leader of the early days of the modern Republic of China. Includes approx. 20 black and white photographs and maps in the endpapers. 398pp.

Marek Swiecicki
£20.00

With the Red Devils at Arnhem

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The memoirs of a member of the 1st Polish parachute Brigade Group at the Battle of Arnhem.

David Woodward
£30.00

Ramsay at War

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A biography of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, who was responsible for planning all of the great amphibious operations in WWII from Dunkirk to D-Day.

Constance Babington Smith
£40.00

Evidence in Camera

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An account of the authors work in photographic intelligence with the Allied Central interpretation unit during WWII.

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Paul Henry RHA
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An Irish Portrait

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One of the best known of Irish Landscape painters, especially for his works depicting the wild terrain of the west of the country in a post-impressionist style. The author describes the huge influence his years in the West had on his work. He also writes of his early life in London and Paris at the end of the 1900's, and the often famous friends he met there.

Desmond Young
£22.00

Rutland of Jutland

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A Biography of Squadron-Commander F. J. Rutland, famous for his courage and feats of daring whilst serving in the R.N.A.S in WWI. His speciality was flying reconnaissance planes off from the turret tops of cruisers, before the development of Aircraft Carriers. However, the mysterious circumstances of his arrest and long period of detention without trial during WWII are strange and disquieting.

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