Keyword:Biography

Sort

Showing 381-400 of 405

The Diary of Beatrice Webb: Volume 1 1873-1892 Glitter around and Darkness Within; Volume 2 1892-1905 All the Good Things of Life

By: Webb, Beatrice; MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1982

Seller ID: 018274

ISBN: 0860682099

Condition: Very Good


Offered as a two volume set. Volume 2 pub. 1983, ISBN 0860682102. Both D/W have sunned spines. View more info

Glimpses And Reflections

By: Wee Kim Wee

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore, Landmark Books: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029439

ISBN: 9813065877

Condition: Very Good


PO gift inscription but o/w unmarked. "That a boy from a poor kampong of bullock cart drivers who stopped school at age 15 to work as a dispatch clerk could rise to join top management of The Straits Times group, and become a diplomat and Head of State is remarkable in itself. What is even more engaging are the insights into his character, values and beliefs." View more info

Kenyatta (World Leaders Past and Present) (World Leaders Past & Present)

By: Wepman, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chelsea House Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030849

ISBN: 0222012544

Condition: Very Good


Laminated boards with small chip to front panel, internally unmarked. "Prophet, saviour, barbarian, murderer - these are some of the names the world has called Jomo Kenyatta, who was born in British East Africa in 1894 and was later to confront the injustices of racism and colonism in his native Kenya." View more info

Image for Tolkien : A Biograph

Tolkien : A Biograph

By: White, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Amer Library: 2003

Seller ID: 008495

ISBN: 0451212428

Condition: Brand New


Tolkien: A Biography by Michael White is a comprehensive, in-depth, and entertaining biography of one of the greatest and most influential fantasy authors of modern time, J.R.R. Tolkien. View more info

Image for Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory

Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory

By: Wilcken, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury UK: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029573

ISBN: 0747583625

Condition: Brand New


An unmarked brand new copy in dust jacket. "Claude Levi-Strauss was one of the most influential intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, whose ideas and methods inspired the work of Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes and Jacques Lacan, and arguably changed the face of Western thought." View more info

Image for Richard Strauss: An Intimate Portrait

Richard Strauss: An Intimate Portrait

By: Wilhelm, Kurt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023965

ISBN: 0500281599

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

One Leg Too Few : The Adventures of Peter Cook & Dudley Moore

By: William Cook

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Preface Publishing: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031083

ISBN: 1848093330

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition, minimal edgewear to dust jacket (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Brothers to Us : The Story of a Remarkable Family's Fight Against Apartheid

By: Williamson, Kristin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 030324

ISBN: 0670876569

Condition: Very Good


"After ten years' research both in and outside South Africa, Kristin Williamson has written the remarkable story of four unassuming brothers who attempted to achieve the impossible. The Watsons are not just brothers in blood, but brothers in spirit with their land and its people. Their story will move and inspire you." Unmarked except for faint water stain which has caused minimal waviness to first few pages, fore-edges lightly tanned. View more info

Image for Harold Robbins : the Man who invented Sex

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

Image for The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life

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

The Life of William Blake

By: Wilson, Mona

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021371

Condition: Very Good


Board edges faded, two PO names/dates ffep, small bookseller sticker front pastedown. pages and fore-edges tanned, small mark to upper fore-edges, B & W frontis. D/W price-clipped with sl. edgewear (now protected). View more info

Image for The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image for Memoir : a History

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