Category: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs

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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Virgiinia Woolf : Moments of Being: Unpublished Autobiographical Writings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

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Frank Zappa: In His Own Words

By: Zappa, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Omnibus Books: 1993

Seller ID: 029444

ISBN: 0711931003

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps, faint crease to front panel lower right corner, and back panel lower left corner. View more info

Grass Soup

By: Zhang Xianliang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Minerva: 1994

Seller ID: 012953

ISBN: 0749396539

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear, small chip to front panel where prev. price removed. View more info

Red Princess : a revolutionary Life

By: Zinovieff, Sofka

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 022042

ISBN: 1862079714

Condition: Nr. Fine - New


Minimal shelfwear to wraps, faint crease to lower left corner back panel. View more info

Marie Antoinette : The portrait of an Average Woman

By: Zweig, Stefan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1934

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 029254

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards remain bright and unmarked, as does gilt title to spine. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges tanned and "dusty", side fore-edges with some marks, sl. edgewear to boards. No previous owner marks or inscriptions. The D/W is price-clipped, insect damaged, tanned, torn, grubby - the full catastrophe! "This latest study by Stefan Zweig is of the most unfortunate of queens and is an intimate biography that is history withou... View more info