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Louis XIV

By: Vincent Cronin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1965

Seller ID: 229245

Condition: Good Condition


384 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Previous owners name on inside cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229245. Hardcover View more info

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Louis XIV

By: Vincent Cronin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 247928

Condition: Good Condition


Pictorial endpapers 384 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 247928. Hardcover View more info

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John Brown

By: W. E. Burghardt Du Bois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berlin, Seven Seas Books: 1974

Seller ID: 227510

Condition: Good Condition


A Collection of Works by Writers in the English Language #7. First publishing in 1909. Laminate lifting on rear cover. 310 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography; Germany; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 227510. Paperback View more info

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So Farewell Then: The Untold Life of Peter Cook

By: Wendy E. Cook

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 238406

ISBN: 0007236085

Condition: Good Condition


To his many fans, Peter Cook was quite simply the funniest man they never met. Over a decade since his untimely death, his reputation as one of Britain's greatest comics shows no sign of shrinking. Peter Cook was one of the most significant influences on British comedy of the last 50 years. Caustic, cruel but genuinely and effortlessly witty, Cook was one of the prime architects of the satire boom of the sixties, achieving fame first in the revue "Beyond The Fringe" with Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett and Jonathan Miller, then in the television comedy sketch show "Not Only But Also"... View more info

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Significant Others Creativity & Intimate Partnership

By: Whitney Chadwick and Isabelle de Courtivron - Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Thames & Hudson: 1993

Seller ID: 237639

ISBN: 050001566X

Condition: Very Good Condition


76 Illustrations. Biographies of artists and writers have traditionally presented an individual's lone struggle for self-expression. In this book, critics and historians, challenge these assumptions in a series of essays that focus on artist and writer couples who have shared sexual and artistic bonds. Featuring duos such as Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel, Sonia and Robert Delaunay, Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, and Jasper Johns and Robert Ruaschenberg, this book combines biography with evaluation of each partner's work in the context of the relationship. 255 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. ... View more info

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Goldsmith [English Men of Letters Series edited by John Morley]

By: William Black

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers:

Seller ID: 227509

Condition: Good Condition


Black boards, red lettering. Corners bumped. Webbing visible on inside binding. 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 227509. Hardcover View more info

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Arise Sir Michael Caine

By: William Hall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, John Blake: 2001

Seller ID: 248707

ISBN: 1903402298

Condition: Very Good Condition


With more than 80 films to his name, including "Alfie, A Bridge Too Far, Educating Rita, "and "The Cider House Rules, " a prestigious knighthood, two Oscars, and countless other awards, Michael Caine is one of the most esteemed actors of his day. Having maintained the balance of critical respect and unswerving popularity, he has established himself as a performer of the highest rank. In this in-depth biography, William Hall, who has known Caine since his earliest days in acting, sketches a picture of a man who has achieved his amazing success through a mixture of innate talent,... View more info

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William Walker: The Man Who Saved Winchester Cathedral

By: William Walker

Price: $14.00

Publisher: The Friends of Winchester Cathedral: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 243789

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Booklet. 20 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::Great Britain. Inventory No: 243789. Paperback View more info

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Benjamin Short - A Migrant with a Mission 1833-1912

By: Wilsie Short

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, UNSW:

Seller ID: 225929

ISBN: 0868401021

Condition: Very Good Condition


Benjamin Short came to Australia in 1860 as an energetic youth determined to take part in the development of a new nation. Soon after arriving in Sydney he began to sell insurance for Australian Mutual Provident Society (AMP). It was not long before it became apparent that through hard work and committment he was proving to be a very successful canvasser.Benjamin Short was a man who firmly believed that prayer, philanthropy and life insurance were essential for a healthy society. He had a strong desire to strengthen families. He saw insurance as a way for ordinary people to help themselves and... View more info

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Horatia Nelson

By: Winifred Gerin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 228629

Condition: Very Good Condition


350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228629. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Marbot - A biography

By: Wolfgang Hildesheimer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent: 1983

Seller ID: 203607

ISBN: 0460045768

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translated from the German by Patricia Crampton. Black and white photographs. Copy is neat and clean. 246 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners book-plate laid in. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0460045768. ISBN/EAN: 9780460045766. Inventory No: 203607. Hardcover View more info

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The Private Life of Mao: The Inside Story of the Man who Made Modern China

By: Zhisui Li

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Chatto & Windus: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246383

ISBN: 0701140186

Condition: Very Good Condition


For 22 years, Dr Li was Chairman Mao's personal physician, confidant and companion. He saw Mao and his country through the years of "The Great Leap Forward" and the Cultural Revolution. The author reveals details of Mao's relations with Kruschev and other Soviet leaders, and the growing paranoia that led Mao to turn against the Chinese Communist Party's ruling clique. Dr Li also includes details of Mao's private life - his sexual appetite, the luxury and corruption of his imperial court, how he dominated his circle of intimates, his gradual physical disintegration, and the political ef... View more info