This section of the Hall of Books website is devoted to biography, autobiography, memoirs, diaries, letters and other similar items. Further categories will be created as a our inventory develops.

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Image for Ben-Gurion Of Israel

Ben-Gurion Of Israel

By: Barnet Litvinoff

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 120961

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1954, with no jacket. In overall good to very good condition, original blue cloth boards are a little faded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - faint withdrawn stamp to ffep but no other signs that this may be ex-library book; slight tanning and foxing to page-ends and prelims but text, maps and plates clean and clear throughout." View more info

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Life Upon The Very Wicked Stage. A spicy trip through the show business jungle.

By: Barrie Stacey

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Self-published.: 2006

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 110292

ISBN: ISBN 095461013X

Condition: Near Fine


"SIGNED First Edition paperback 2006. Second Volume of Memoirs. In near-new condition - laminate has wrinkled slightly to the very edge of the rear cover otherwise the books appears unread. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and crisp throughout. Signed by author to ffep with no inscription, dated December 2006." View more info

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Princes: White And Black

By: Basil Matthews

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Aldine:

Seller ID: 181287

Condition: Good


Undated third edition hardback with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - red cloth boards a little darkeened. Internally clean. Binding tight; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

My Apprenticeship

By: Beatrice Webb

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Longmans, Green, And Co.:

Seller ID: 190768

Condition: Good


Undated second edition hardback, circa 1940s (wartime economy standards), with no jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - HMSO stamp to reverse of title page; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. View more info

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The Mystery Of Hermann Goering's Suicide

By: Ben E. Swearingen

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1987

Seller ID: 160441

ISBN: ISBN 0709029683

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Hoop Dreams: A True Story Of Hardship And Triumph

Hoop Dreams: A True Story Of Hardship And Triumph

By: Ben Joravsky

Price: £16.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122095

ISBN: ISBN 1570361533

Condition: Fine


"First edition first printing hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; top edge of page-block slightly dust-marked but text and plates bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

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The Generals Wear Cork Hats: An amazing adventure in war-time diplomacy

By: Ben Lucien Burman

Price: £12.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1965

Seller ID: 121271

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1965, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition - dj is worn and chipped to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to prelims and page-ends but text and illustrations (by the author's wife) clean and clear throughout." View more info

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The Happy Island

By: Bengt Danielsson, translated by F. H. Lyon

Price: £12.75

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1952

Seller ID: 121470

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1952, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to page-ends, text and plates clean and clear throughout. View more info

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Captain John Niven

By: Bernard Pergusson

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 181534

ISBN: ISBN 0001921487

Condition: Very Good


Hardback reprint, 1973, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage (dust jacket now protected). Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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"The Wyeths: The Letters Of N. C. Wyeth, 1901-1945"

By: Betsy James Wyeth (editor)

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Boston, Gambit: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 170501

ISBN: ISBN 087645046X

Condition: Good


"First edition hardback, 1971, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - white dj rubbed and toned to edges and spine with a couple of nicks; cream cloth boards, with contrasting blue cloth spine, generally clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text, illustrated endpapers and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. s" View more info

This 'n That: A Memoir

By: Bette Davis, with Michael Herskowitz

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987

Seller ID: 190455

ISBN: ISBN 0283995408

Condition: Very Good


First edition first reprint hardback, 1987, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Betty: The Autobiography.

By: Betty Driver with Daran Little

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Granada: 2000

Seller ID: 120246

ISBN: ISBN 0233997806

Condition: Near Fine


"First edition first printing hardback, 2000, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition, dj just slightly rubbed to edges but looks virtually new; maroon cloth boards, with bright silver titles to spine, very crisp and clean. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and plates clean and bright throughout." View more info

Image for To see you again: The Betty Schimmel Story

To see you again: The Betty Schimmel Story

By: Betty Schimmel with Joyce Gabriel

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122559

ISBN: ISBN 0684858053

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1999, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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My Life as a Medium

By: Betty Shine

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Thorsons: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122665

ISBN: 0722533055

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1996, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available. View more info

Image for Don't Fuss Mr Ambrose: Memoirs Of A Life Spent In Popular Music

Don't Fuss Mr Ambrose: Memoirs Of A Life Spent In Popular Music

By: Billy Amstell and Robert T. Deal

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Spellmount Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160727

ISBN: ISBN 0946771634

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Recollections series, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and upper corners bumped. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Paradise Mislaid

By: Billy Milton

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Jupiter: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121590

ISBN: ISBN 0904041670

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback, 1976, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good condition. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to page-ends, text and illustrations crisp and clean throughout. Private copy, not an old library book. Photographs available." View more info

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Joan Crawford: A Biography

By: Bob Thomas

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Weidenfeld And Nicolson: 1979

Seller ID: 190215

ISBN: ISBN 0297776177

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition hardback, 1979, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Status Quo: Again And Again

By: Bob Young and John Shearlaw

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: 180545

ISBN: ISBN 0283991011

Condition: Very Good


First paperback edition, 1984, in overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - light rubbing to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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The Life Of Mazzini

By: Bolton King

Price: £12.95

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 140699

Condition: Very Good


"Hardback reprint in the Everyman's Library series (no.562), 1938, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and a touch tanned; pink cloth boards lightly rubbed to edges and spine slightly tanned. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Take It Like A Man: The Autobiography of Boy George

Take It Like A Man: The Autobiography of Boy George

By: Boy George with Spencer Bright

Price: £24.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1995

Seller ID: 122714

ISBN: ISBN 0060173688

Condition: Fine


"First US edition hardback, 1995, with unclipped jacket. In overall fine condition and retains it's original additional cover slip over the dust jacket. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info