Godley Books: Biography - Performing Arts
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ANDREWS, NIGEL
True Myths : The Life and Times of Arnold Schwarzenegger
London, Bloomsbury Books. 1995, First Edition. (ISBN: 0747521263) Hard Cover, 9.5 x 6.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with small enclosed tear and small crease to rear and very minor nicks to edges. 284pp. Born in a remote Austrian village, the son of a local policeman, Arnold Schwarzenegger became the world's greatest body-builder and then the world's highest-paid film actor. Between these two career rungs he became a millionaire by dealing in real estate. Since 1980 he has hobnobbed with two Presidents, married JFK's niece - all maybe good training for his present role as Governor of California, which he became after the events of this volume. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 005458
GBP 7.25 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 10.1 | JP¥ 1109]
Keywords: Motion Picture Actors and Actresses_usa, Films, Hollywood, Politics, Arnold Schwarzenegger,Arnie 0747521263

 
BAKER, RICHARD
Mozart
London, Little, Brown and Company. 1997. (ISBN: 0316641332) Paperback, 10.25 x 7.5 inches. No inscriptions or marks. Very slight traces of creasing to covers, creasing to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, fading to front lower edge and no bumping to corners. 149pp. From the inspired outpourings of the symphonies and concertos to dramatic masterpieces such as The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni, Mozart's works are among the most popular in this classical repertoire. Richard Baker's classic account brings us closer to Mozart the man and deepens our appreciation for his life-affirming music. Very Good.
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Book number: 003547
GBP 3.75 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.23 | JP¥ 573]
Keywords: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 0316641332

 
BRET, DAVID
Morrissey : Scandal & Passion
London, Robson Books. 2004. (ISBN: 1861057873) Paperback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. No inscriptions or marks. No creasing to covers, single crease to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, small scuff to corner of ffep and no bumping to corners. 312pp. Biography of Britain's most articulate singer-songwriter and former member of The Smiths, Morrissey is a complex individual whose lyrics are concerned with realism, optimism, waspish wit, irony, asexuality and love. Very Good (+).
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Book number: 003811
GBP 3.75 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.23 | JP¥ 573]
Keywords: Rock Musicians, Biography, the Smiths, Johnny Marr 1861057873

1861054009 CAMPBELL, MARGARET, Married to Music : Julian Lloyd Webber - the Authorised Biography
CAMPBELL, MARGARET
Married to Music : Julian Lloyd Webber - the Authorised Biography
London, Robson Books. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 1861054009) Hard Cover, 9.5 x 6.25 inches. No inscriptions or marks. A very clean crisp tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn with light creasing to upper edge and traces of handling. 205pp. The biography of one of the most creative musicians of his generation, the cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 002595
GBP 3.75 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.23 | JP¥ 573]
Keywords: Musicians Biography, Classical, 1861054009

 
CASTLE, CHARLES
Noël
London, W.H. Allen. 1972. (ISBN: 0491005342) Hard Cover, 10 x 6.75 inches. Ill.: Osbert Lancaster. No marks or inscriptions to contents. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked boards and very minor bumping to lower corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked with rubbing to upper edge and minor repairs to lower edge. 272pp. The biography of playwright, composer, lyricist, singer, actor, producer, director and wit - Noel Coward. Very Good (+)/Good.
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Book number: 005054
GBP 4.25 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.92 | JP¥ 650]
Keywords: Noel Coward, Theatre, West End, Broadway, Actors, 0491005342 Osbert Lancaster

0859652599 CLARKE, MARTIN, Sweet Venom : Manic Street Preachers
CLARKE, MARTIN
Sweet Venom : Manic Street Preachers
London, Plexus. 1997. (ISBN: 0859652599) Soft Cover, 9 x 6.75 inches. No marks or inscriptions. Very light creasing to covers and spine. Clean bright covers with no bumps to corners. A clean crisp tight copy. 174pp. Very Good (+).
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Book number: 000904
GBP 4.85 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.76 | JP¥ 742]
Keywords: Music Rock Biography Autobiography Entertainment 0859652599

 
COLEMAN, RAY
Survivor : The Authorised Biography of Eric Clapton
London, Sidgwick & Jackson. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0283991410) Hard Cover, 9.5 x 6.25 inches. No inscriptions or marks. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slight rubbing to foot of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn with light creasing to edges. 299pp. Reverered by millions as the greatest rock and blues guitarist in the world, Eric Clapton has had 'Clapton is God' daubed on walls since the 1960s. This in depth biography protrays the man from a teenager in love with American blues music through the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Cream and onwards. It describes in details his three-year descent into heroin addiction and his love affair with Pattie. Very Good (+)/Very Good (+).
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Book number: 003936
GBP 14.25 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 19.86 | JP¥ 2179]
Keywords: Music_history and Criticism, Cream, Rock Music, Derek Dominos, Layla, Yardbirds, Biography 0283991410

 
O'CONNOR, GARRY (EDITOR)
Olivier : In Celebration
London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0340406682) Hard Cover, 9.5 x 6.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with light creasing and faint indenting to front. 236pp. Twenty-three actors, friends, playwrights, directors and critics celebrate one of Britain's greatest actors. Fine/Very Good (+).
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Book number: 005556
GBP 4.75 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.62 | JP¥ 726]
Keywords: Olivier, Laurence Kerr, Sir, 1907-1989, Actors, Acting, Theatre, Films 0340406682

 
CORNWELL, JANE
The Corrs : The Unofficial Book
London, Virgin Books. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 1852278404) Hardback, 11.25 x 9.25 inches. The half-title page was imperfectly cut at the publishers although nothing is missing there is a small extra piece folded over. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. Clean black cloth boards with no bumping to corners. A lovely clean crisp tight copy. Dust jacket not price clipped with a little rubbing/creasing to edges and a one inch tear at the bottom of the spine. 128pp. Very Good (+)/Good (+).
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Book number: 001359
GBP 4.75 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.62 | JP¥ 726]
Keywords: Biography Music Rock Folk Autobiography Entertainment 1852278404

 
DANIELL, JOHN
Ava Gardner
London, W.H. Allen. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0491028385) Hard Cover, 8.75 x 5.5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped with small nicks to upper corners and signs of handling. 221pp. Biography of the Hollywood movie star. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 005304
GBP 4.75 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.62 | JP¥ 726]
Keywords: Movies, Films, Actresses, Actors, Hollywood, Snows of Kilimanjaro, Mogambo, Biography 0491028385

 
HART-DAVIS, PHYLLIDA
Grace : The Story of a Princess
London, Willow Books. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002180898) Paperback, 10.75 x 8.25 inches. No inscriptions or marks. Minor creasing to covers near spine, none to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 144pp. This biography of Grace Kelly encompasses every aspect of the Princess's remarkable life - from her glamorous childhood, through the Hollywood years, her reign as a fairytale princess in Monaco and the tragedy of her early death. Very Good.
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Book number: 003685
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Keywords: Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982, Movies, Hollywood, Films, Biography 0002180898

 
DICKERSON, JAMES L
Russell Crowe : The Unauthorised Biography
New York, Schirmer Trade Books. 2003. (ISBN: 082567283X) Soft Cover, 10 x 7 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. Clean bright covers with no bumping to corners. A clean tight copy. 197pp. Very Good.
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Book number: 001234
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.45 | JP¥ 1147]
Keywords: Hollywood, Movies, 082567283x

 
EDWARDS, PERCY
The Road I Travelled
London, Arthur Barker Ltd. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0213166976) Hard Cover, 8.75 x 5.5 inches. No inscriptions or marks. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped, creased or marked or torn with very minor traces of storage. 181pp. Percy Edwards achieved fame through his ability to mimic the sounds of birds and other animals and was a prolific broadcaster on BBC radio where he has worked with, among many others, Max Millar, Peter Sellers and Sir Ralph Richardson. His amusing autobiography follows his career from his austere upbringing in East Anglia through his great love of the countryside to the fiftieth anniversay of his first broadcast. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 019439
GBP 7.61 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.61 | JP¥ 1164]
Keywords: Zoology, Bbc, Radio, Animal Sounds, Biography, Suffolk Nature 0213166976

 
ETHERIDGE, MELISSA WITH BARTON, LAURA
The Truth is ..... My Life in Love and Music
New York, Villard. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0375505997) Hard Cover, 9.5 x 6.25 inches. Ex-library book with usual (minimal) marks and stamps - to ffep and dedication pages only. No other marks. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, minor bump to bottom of spine and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or torn with signs of handling. 231pp. The autobiography of female rock musician and singer Melissa Etheridge from Kansas in which she openly discusses the massive impact of her publicly coming out, making her a highly visible spokesperson for the gay and lesbian community. Very Good/Very Good (+).
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Book number: 003668
GBP 4.75 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.62 | JP¥ 726]
Keywords: Women Musicians Rock Musicians_biography 0375505997

 
ROOSE-EVANS, JAMES
One Foot on the Stage : The Biography of Richard Wilson
London, Orion. 1997. (ISBN: 0752811150) Paperback, 7.75 x 5 inches. No inscriptions or marks. Light creasing to front cover and to spine. A very clean tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 236pp. Biography of the theatre and TV actor best known as Victor Meldrew in One Foot in the Grave. Very Good (+).
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Book number: 002408
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 4.18 | JP¥ 459]
Keywords: Theater Acting, Theatre, Tv, 0752811150

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