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The Book of Boswell

Autobiography of a Gypsy
Silvester Gordon Boswell, edited by John Seymour
Victor Gollancz, London, 1970
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Cherry Tree

The third part of Adrian Bell's trilogy in the original Clifford Webb dustwrapper
Adrian Bell, dustwrapper by Clifford Webb
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1932
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Silver Ley

The second part of Adrian Bell's trilogy in the original Clifford Webb dustwrapper
Adrian Bell, dustwrapper by Clifford Webb
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1932
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Edmund Campion, Scholar, Priest, Hero and Martyr (Signed copy)

Signed by Father Philip Caraman, a close friend of Waugh's
Evelyn Waugh
Longmans, London, 1961
£60.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy

A study of the 18th century Indian statesman astronomer
Virendra Nath Sharma
Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1995
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Golden Oriole. Childhood, Family and Friends in India (Signed copy)

Signed by Raleigh Trevelyan
Raleigh Trevelyan
Secker & Warburg, London, 1987
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Shepherd's Life

1924, Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs
W H Hudson, illustrated by Bernard Gotch
Methuen, London, 1924
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

Robert Peel, A Biography (Signed copy)

Signed by Douglas Hurd
Douglas Hurd
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2007
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of Robert Fairfax of Steeton

Vice-Admiral, Alderman, and Member for York A.D.1666–1725. Compiled from Original Letters and other Documents
Clements R Markham
Macmillan, London, 1885
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Rimbaud in Ethiopia

A study of the French poet's time in East Africa
Duncan Forbes
Volturna Press, Hythe, 1979
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Personal Record 1920–1972

Gerald Brenan's autobiography including the Spanish Civil War and Dora Carrington
Gerald Brenan
Jonathan Cape, London, 1974
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Look Back with Love

Slightly Foxed's edition of Dodie Smith's biography
Dodie Smith
Slightly Foxed Editions, London, 2011
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | First thus

Period Piece, A Cambridge Childhood

The Folio Society's edition of 2017
Gwen Raverat
The Folio Society, London, 2017
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

Baffy

The Diaries of Blanche Dugdale 1936–1947
N A Rose, editor, foreword by Meyer Weisgal
Vallentine, Mitchell, London, 1973
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Sir Edward Grey

Keith Robbins' biography of Lord Grey of Falloden
Keith Robbins
Cassell, London, 1971
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

La Voz de Ofelia (Signed copy)

Signed by Clara Janes
Clara Janes
Ediciones Siruela, Madrid, 2005
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Cyril Connolly, A Life (Signed copy)

Signed by Jeremy Lewis
Jeremy Lewis
Jonathan Cape, London, 1997
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Anna Comnena

A study of the Byzantine Princess and author
Naomi Mitchison, frontispiece by J Gower Parks
Gerald Howe, London, 1928
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memoires of a Catholic Girlhood

First US printing of Mary McCarthy's memoir
Mary McCarthy
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1957
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K.B. from His Lordship's Manuscripts (Signed copy)

Signed by James Stanier Clarke, this title abridged from the Quarto Edition
The Rev. James Stanier Clarke, and John McArthur
T Cadell & W Davies, London, 1810
£200.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

It Came from Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!

A fan's biography of Sir Patrick Moore
Martin Mobberley
Springer, 2013
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Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Charles Dickens, Magician (Signed copy)

Conjuring in Life, Letters and Literature (Signed by Ian Keable)
Ian Keable
Printed for the Author, 2014
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

J M Coetzee, A Life in Writing

The first full-length biography of the South African writer
J C Kannemeyer
Scribe, London, 2013
£12.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Memoirs of an Erotic Bookseller

1969, first edition from the Luxor Press
Armand Coppens, assisted by his tired wife Clementine and her distant lover
Luxor Press, London, 1969
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Robert Hooke

A biography of the 17th century scientist
Margaret 'Espinasse
William Heinemann, London, 1956
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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