Category: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs

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Harold Robbins : the Man who invented Sex

By: Wilson, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021929

ISBN: 0747592659

Condition: As New


"To mark the tenth anniversary of Harold Robbins' death, Andrew Wilson has written the first biography of a man whose obsessional pursuit of success would ultimately lead to his downfall." View more info

The Melancholy Dane : A Portrait of the Poet as a Young Man

By: Wilson, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW, Australia, Woodbine Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 016561

ISBN: 0949557218

Condition: Nr. Fine


The author's 19th book, and second book of poetic memoirs following on from The Mullumbimby Kid. A new, unread copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life

By: Wilson, Frances

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027097

ISBN: 0571230474

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

The Forgotten Naturalist: In Search of Alfred Russel Wallace

By: Wilson, John Grenfell

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029423

ISBN: 1875606726

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774

By: Wimsatt, William K; Pottle, Frederick A (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1960

Seller ID: 020407

Condition: Very Good


PO name written neatly ffep, PO stamp to title page and fore-edges, otherwise internally unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

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The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera

By: Wolfe, Bertram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chelsea Manor, Michigan, U.S.A., Scarborough Books/Stein and Day: 1990

Seller ID: 022200

ISBN: 081281259X

Condition: Very Good


Wraps with some edgewear and chipping, reading creases to spine, internally unmarked and in excellent condition, binding appears strong. "Captures a career more extravagant and dramatic than most fiction." View more info

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The Lost Boy: A Novella (Chapel Hill Books)

By: Wolfe, Thomas; Clark, James W. Jr. (edited with an Introduction by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The University of North Carolina Press: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 028452

ISBN: 0807844861

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy iwith minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

By: Wolpert, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford Univ Pr: 2002

Seller ID: 021884

ISBN: 019515634X

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, no creasing to spine, internally unmarked. View more info

The Smallest of All Persons Mentioned in the Records of Littleness

By: Wood, Gaby

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 027485

ISBN: 1861970889

Condition: Nr. Fine


First published in London Review of Books 1997. An unmarked copy, small format 64pps.The story of Caroline Crachami, at one time Britain's most famous dwarf, who died in 1824 and whose skeleton is now on display at London's Hunterian Museum, part of the Royal College of Surgeons. View more info

Letters to Keith

By: Woodhams, Libby

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Edgemark Art Services: 2005

Seller ID: 024682

ISBN: 0975746804

Condition: Very Good


24 page booklet. View more info

One Brief Interval : A Memoir of Sir Edward Woodward

By: Woodward, Edward

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Carlton, VIC, Australia, Miegunyah Press: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027477

ISBN: 0522851630

Condition: Nr. Fine


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Undiplomatic Activities

By: Woolcott, Richard (foreword by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026854

ISBN: 1921215380

Condition: Fine


An unmarked, as new book", "filled with anecdotes and tall tales form an extraordinary career that spanned the second half of the twentieth century, from junior diplomat in Cold War Moscow to secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, via the capitals of Europe, Africa, Asia, the USA and the United Nations." View more info

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The Mystery of Lewis Carroll : Discovering the whimsical, Thoughtful, and Sometimses Lonely Man Who Created Alice in Wonderland

By: Woolf, Jenny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martins Press: 2010

Edition: First U.S. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 028664

ISBN: 1906598681

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book. View more info

Virgiinia Woolf : Moments of Being: Unpublished Autobiographical Writings

By: Woolf, Virginia; Schulkind, Jeanne (edited with an introduction and Notes by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Sussex University Press: 1976

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 027147

ISBN: 0856210501

Condition: Very Good


PO name/date ffep, D/W price-clipped.. View more info

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Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 2009

Seller ID: 025103

ISBN: 0805092463

Condition: Nr. Fine


"This intimate account of Oscar Wilde's life and writings is richer, livelier, and more personal than any book available about the brilliant writer, revealing a man who built himself out of books. His library was his reality, the source of so much that was vital to his life." View more info

Perkin: A Story of Deception

By: Wroe, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 020016

ISBN: 0224069705

Condition: Very Good


Very small stain (?tea) to upper fore-edges View more info

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Memoir : a History

By: Yagoda, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2009

Seller ID: 028256

ISBN: 159448886X

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark lower fore-edges. "Yagoda's elegant examination of memoir is at once a history of literature and taste, and an absorbing glimpse into what humans find interesting - one another." View more info

A Step Too Far : Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure

By: Yallop, Richard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 024683

ISBN: 0732911540

Condition: Very Good


Minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine, signed "Peter Bland" on title page. View more info

Fyodor Dostoyevsky 1821-1881

By: Yermilov, V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House:

Seller ID: 021787

Condition: Very Good


No date of publication. Cloth boards age tanned, esp. spine, making title hard to decipher. Fore-edges tanned, PO name ffep, no other markings. View more info

A Fashion of Life

By: Yoxall, H. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030883

Condition: Good


"For over forty years Harry W. Yoxall was head of the London office of Vogue, and his engagingly discursive memoirs contain much about fashion, fashionables, fashion designers and the artists and photograsphers who serve their world." Internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, minimal foxing to fore-edges. D/W with closed tear to front panel (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info