Category: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs


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A Tribute to Michael Faraday

By: Appleyard, Rollo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027822

Condition: Good

Dark blue cloth boards with faded spine and upper front panel, PO name/date ffep, fore-edges tanned. No dust jacket. View more info

Indio Gravo : the Story of Jose Rizal


Price: $22.00

Publisher: Manila, Tahanan Books for Young Readers: 1997

Seller ID: 019093

ISBN: 9716300654

Condition: Very Good

PO gift inscription. View more info

The Letters of Ludwig Leichhardt. The Hakluyt Society Second Series. 3 Volumes

By: Aurousseau, M. (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 019925

Condition: Very Good

D/W with minimal edgewear, spine sl. tanned (now protected). Presented as a three volume set in excellent condition. View more info

Collected Prose: Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces, And Collaborations With Artists

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019485

ISBN: 0571218474

Condition: Very Good

Faint remainder mark lower fore-edges, no other marks or inscriptions. D/W with sl. edgewear, sl. chipping upper spine (now protected). "Ranging in subjects from Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter, the World Trade Center castastrophe to his beloved New York City itself, Auster displays all his customary flair, wit and insight." View more info

Here and Now : Letters 2008-2011 Paul Auster & J. M. Coetzee

By: Auster, Paul; Coetzee, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2013

Seller ID: 029033

ISBN: 978057129970

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with a small bump to back panel View more info

My Young Days

By: Austin, Emily Munyungka

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coober Pedy, South Australia, Umoona Aged Care Aboriginal Corporation: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030556

ISBN: 0646455931

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "This is Emily Munyungka Austin's story. The memories of her young life growing up in South Australia's far north fill these pages with remarkable courage and strength. Her generous and cheeky spirit shines through tales of wartime rations, opal strikes, mission life and exhausting station work." View more info

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Elliott Smith

By: Autumn de Wilde

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029977

ISBN: 0811857999

Condition: Very Good

Includes original CD of unreleased live recordings. Accompanying Autumn de Wilde's photographs are handwritten song lyrics, ephemera, and conversations with Elliott's friends, family and musicians he inspired. View more info

Memoirs of a Loose Canon

By: Babbage, Stuart Barton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brunswick East, VIC, Australia, Acorn Press, Limited: 2004

Inscription: Inscribed to Po By Author

Seller ID: 021700

ISBN: 0908284586

Condition: Very Good

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Dare to Dream: The Life of M.S.Oberoi

By: Bachi J. Karkaria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books India: 1993

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 029530

ISBN: 0140170545

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in very good condition. "Describes how a man of modest beginnings became the head of an internationally celebrated hotel chain, and shows how a major business is built up, run and kept at the top." View more info

Ian Fairweather

By: Bail, Murray

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 016778

ISBN: 0858355000

Condition: Very Good

Appears unread, beautifully presented with blue cloth boards, gilt decoration to front panel. D/W with minimal edgewear, tiny nick to upper back spine fold. This is a large and heavy book and additional postage may be required. View more info

Notebooks : 1970 - 2003

By: Bail, Murray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Harvill Press/Random House: 2005

Seller ID: 019246

ISBN: 1740513533

Condition: Fine - New

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Rembrandt's House

By: Bailey, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027482

ISBN: 0460120425

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked book in very good condition."This unusual and very personal book has as many levels and hidden corners as the building Anthony Bailey descfribes. It can be enjoyed as biography, as a remarkable piece of travel writing, as a history of the Dutch Republic in its golden days, and as an appreciation of an artist who recorded his own times and its concerns with an accuracy that is timeless." View more info

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Victoria : the Queen : an Intimate biography of the Woman who Ruled Europe

By: Baird, Julia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd: 2017

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030424

ISBN: 073229570X

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked apparently unread copy (no ceasing to spine), minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

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The Big Jump: Lindbergh and the Great Atlantic Air Race

By: Bak, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley: 2011

Edition: First/First Priinting

Seller ID: 029314

ISBN: 0471477524

Condition: As New

An unmarked as new copy which "tells the epic story of the boyish aviator who captured the world's imagination with his solo flight to Paris after several others had vanished in the attempt." View more info

In Extremis : The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1993

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 023025

ISBN: 024112834X

Condition: Very Good

The book is in excellent, unmarked condition. D/W price-clipped with sl. creasing to back pane (now protected). View more info

History on the Edge : essays in Memory of John Foster (1944-1994)

By: Baker, Mark (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: History Department, University of Melbourne: 1997

Seller ID: 030499

ISBN: 0732512611

Condition: Very Good

Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps, diagonal crease to back panel. View more info

Supreme Federalist : The Political Life of Sir John Downer

By: Bannon, J. C.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020339

ISBN: 1862548358

Condition: Brand New

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The Beecher Sisters

By: Barbara A. White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029986

ISBN: 0300099274

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "This monumental book significantly expands our knowledge and understanding of the social history of women, and it does so in an engaging manner that will appeal to both the scholar and the general reader." View more info

A Very Private Eye: An Autobiography in Diaries and Letters

By: Barbara Pym

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, E P Dutton: 1984

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 029873

ISBN: 0525242341

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in very good condition. Colourful D/W with sl. edgewear, spine faded, price-clipped View more info

Natives Were Friendly So We Stayed the Night

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029404

ISBN: 0333225589

Condition: Very Good

Noel Barber's unrepentant autobiography begins in Paris immediately after the war, and continues through his career as a foreign correspondent. It's a book of famous names - Churchill, Onassis, the Aga Khan, Picasso, Somerset Maugham and many more. Much better than fiction! View more info