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The Distaff Dimension

Anne Bulley's biography of the women from one family
Anne Bulley
Cockatrice, London, 2001
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Afropean, Notes from Black Europe (Signed copy)

Signed by Johny Pitts
Johny Pitts
Allen Lane, London, 2019
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Masquerade; The Lives of Noel Coward (Signed copy)

Signed by Oliver Soden
Oliver Soden
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2023
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Reminiscences of My Fifty-Five Years in Chile and Peru (Signed copy)

Signed by William Russell Young, published in 1933
William Russell Young
Sociedad Imprenta y Litografia Universo, Valparaiso, 1933
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

From a Clear Blue Sky (Signed copy)

Signed by Timothy Knatchbull; Surviving the Mountbatten Bomb
Timothy Knatchbull
Hutchinson, London, 2009
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Wizard from Vienna

Franz Anton Mesmer and the Origins of Hypnotism
Vincent Buranelli
Peter Owen, London, 1976
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Joseph Conrad, A Personal Remembrance

1924, a first edition of Ford Madox Ford's memoir
Ford Madox Ford, also given as Ford Madox Hueffer
Duckworth & Co, London, 1924
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Die Vielgeliebte Frau; George Sand und ihre Freunde in Briefen und Dokumenten

Signed by Lili Turel, one of only 20 copies in a hand-made leather binding
Lili Turel
O C Recht Verlag, Munchen, 1922
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

An Opposing Man

1974, the first UK edition of Ernst Fischer's autobiography
Ernst Fischer, with an introduction by John Berger, translated by Peter and Betty Ross
Allen Lane, London, 1974
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Nineteenth-Century Lives, Essays Presented to Jerome Hamilton Buckley (Signed copy)

From the library of Morton N Cohen (contributor), with a handwritten letter to him from Jerome Buckley
Laurence S Lockridge, with John Maynard, & Donald D Stone (editors), bibliography compiled by David M Staines
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Where Did It All Go Right? (Signed copy)

Signed by Al Alvarez, an uncorrected proof copy
A. Alvarez
Richard Cohen Books / Metro, London, 1999
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

In the Green Tree (Signed copy)

Signed by Alun Lewis's widow Gweno to Anne Powell, and was also Roy Fuller's review copy, with his notes.
Alun Lewis, preface by A L Rowse, postscript by Gwyn Jones, a sonnet by Vernon Watkins, and drawings by John Petts
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1948
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

The Letters of Gustave Flaubert 1830–1857, and 1857–1880

Gustave Flaubert, edited by Francis Steegmuller
Faber & Faber, London, 1981
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First thus

The Letters of Edward Thomas to Jesse Berridge

from the library of author, historian and anthologist, Anne Powell
Anthony Berridge, editor, with a memoir by Jesse Berridge
Enitharmon Press, London, 1983
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

How We Squandered the Reich

The controversial memoirs of Reinhard Spitzy
Reinhard Spitzy, translated from the German by G T Waddington
Michael Russell, Norwich, 1997
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Real "Lady of the Camellias"

and Other Women of Quality (1927)
Charles A Dolph
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1927
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Indian Outcast (Signed copy)

Signed by Hazari, the autobiography of an Untouchable
Hazari, foreword by H S L Polak
The Bannisdale Press, London, 1951
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Notes from the Gallows

Julius Fuchik's smuggled notes from prison
Julius Fuchik, with a preface by Samuel Sillen, and a Note by Augustina Fuchik
New Century Publishers, New York, 1948
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Sir Roger L'Estrange

A Contribution to the History of the Press in the Seventeenth Century
George Kitchin
Augustus M Kelley, New York, 1971
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First thus

My Friends When Young (Signed copy)

The Memoirs of Brigit Patmore, signed by her son, Derek Patmore.
Brigit Patmore, edited, with an introduction, by Derek Patmore
William Heinemann, London, 1968
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Putting Poetry First, A Life of Robert Nichols 1893–1944

with two letters from the author
Anne Charlton, and William Charlton
Michael Russell, Norwich, 2003
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Airhead, The Imperfect Art of Making News (Signed copy)

Signed by Emily Maitlis
Emily Maitlis
Penguin Books, London, 2019
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Small Yes and a Big No

The Autobiography of George Grosz
George Grosz, translated by Arnold J Pomerans
Allison & Busby, London, 1982
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

War Diaries

Jean-Paul Sartre's Notebooks from a Phoney War, 1939–1940
Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Quintin Hoare
Verso, London, 1984
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

An early 20th century copy
James Boswell
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1910
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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