Hessay Books: Autobiography
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Buchanan Taylor, W
Shake the Bottle.
Heath Cranton, 1946. Hard Cover, 4th impression of the First Edition. 221pp, purple cloth covered boards, a little faded to the spine and edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Memoirs of a life as a sports reporter and drama critic - Isadora Duncan, Sacha Guitry, Joe Louis, Houdini, W C Fields, Bette Davies, James Cagney, Annie Oakley etc... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 464
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Variety, Theatre, Boxing, Sacha Guitry, Isadora, Houdini, Joe Louis W C Fields, Bette Davies

 
Byrd, Richard Evelyn
Skyward.
Lakeside Press, 1981. Hard Cover, Edited by William R Anderson. 388 pp. Brown boards with gilt design. Frontispiece portrait of the author and photographs. Very clean, as new. Autobiography of an early flyer, including flying over the North Pole.. As New /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1497
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.87 | JP¥ 1333]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: North Pole, Travel, Flying, Autobiography

 
Byrd, Richard Evelyn
Skyward.
Lakeside Press, 1981. Hard Cover, 1st in this attractive edition, edited by William R Anderson. 382pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiography of an early flyer, including his early trip over the North Pole.. As New /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6995
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.87 | JP¥ 1333]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: airman, flying, pilot, aircraft. aeroplane, flight, North Pole, arctic, adventure, autobiography

 
Byrd, Richard Evelyn
Skyward.
Lakeside Press, 1981. Hard Cover, 1st in this attractive edition, edited by William R Anderson. 382pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to front, no dustjacket, as issued. Frontispiece portrait and other b + w illustrations. A new, Mint, copy. The autobiography of an early flyer, including his early trip over the North Pole.. As New /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6996
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.87 | JP¥ 1333]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: airman, flying, pilot, aircraft. aeroplane, flight, North Pole, arctic, adventure, autobiography

 
Carlyle, Thomas
Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches With Elucidations Volume II.
Chapman and Hall, 1897. Hard Cover, Centenary Edition. 376pp. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait of Elizabeth Steward with tissue guard. Spots of foxing to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Volume 2 of four of Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, from 1649 and the Campaign in Ireland to 1651, and volume VII in the complete 30 volume Centenary edition.... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 10553
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.77 | JP¥ 1619]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Cromwell, Civil War, History, Correspondence

 
Carlyle, Thomas
Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches with Elucidations Volume IV.
Chapman And Hall, 1897. Hard Cover, 322pp. Blue cloth covered boards. B + w frontispiece engraving of Charles II with tissue guard, A clean, partially uncut, book. The fourth volume of 4 of Cromwell's Letters, being Vol IX of the 30 volume Centenary Edition, this volume covers form 1657, the Second Protectorate Parliament to May 1658, plus Appendices and the Index to the four volumes of Letters and Speeches... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 3192
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1429]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Cromwell, Civil War, History, Speech, Correspondence

 
Castle, Barbara
Fighting All The Way.
Macmillan, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 626pp. Complete dustjacket with a little creasing to the edges. B + w illustrations. Gift inscription to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The autobiography of the pioneering politician who held office in Harold WiIson's Cabinet, challenged the Unions, gave us the breathalyser, and fought for decent pensions... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 5867
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP¥ 1238]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: MP, Politics, Labour Party, Political Biography, Labour Government

 
Church, Richard
The Voyage Home.
Heinemann, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover, 223pp, red cloth covered boards, slightly faded to edges and spine. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Scenes from the author's life... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 3211
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 857]
Catalogue: Autobiography

 
Danielsson, Bengt
The Happy Island.
Readers Union and Allen & Unwin, 1954. Hard Cover, 209pp, dustjacket with a little loss to top and bottom of spine. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Life with the South Sea Islanders of Raroia... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 4940
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 667]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: South Sea, Raroia

 
Day, Clarence
These Were The Days.
Reprint Society, 1946. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 342pp, dark green cloth covered boards with black leather label. Previous owners' name on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. Three volumes of his autobiography in one book... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6140
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 571]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: New York, Rye

 
Denis, Armand
On Safari The Story of My Life.
Collins, 1963. Hard Cover, 320 pp, yellow boards a little worn to the edges, b + w photographs, endpaper maps. Internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 503
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 667]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: africa, Wild Animal, Autobiography

 
Dickson, Lovat
The Ante-Room Early Stages in a Literary Life.
Penguin, 1969. Mass Market Paperback, 250pp, the edges browning a little with age. Cover design by Ivan Holmes. A clean, tight Near Fine copy. A writer's account of his early years... Very Good.
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Book number: 8556
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography

 
Dolby, Eddie
Never A Dull Moment.
Eddie Dolby, 1994. First Edition. Soft Cover, 174pp, card covers. B + w illustrations. Gift inscription from the author on the inner cover, otherwise clean. Complete with addendum slip giving the names of the soldiers in a tank regiment photograph. Memories of 20 years of army life, including action with the Royal Tank Regiment in WWII, and in India.. Signed by Author. Very Good.
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Book number: 13213
GBP 22.50 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 US$ 28.5 | JP¥ 4286]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: WWII, Tank Regiment, Tank, Army

 
Downs, Hugh
On Camera My 10,000 Hours On Television.
Putnam, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover, 253pp, the paper browning a very little with age, complete dustjacket with photo of the author. Autobiography of a life in television, from the 1950s onwards - and including a trip to the South Pole... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 6332
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: TV, news, journalist, presenter, South Pole

 
Dyment, Clifford
The Railway Game.
Readers Union and Dent, 1963. Hard Cover, 218pp, the edges browning with age, complete dustjacket but browned with age. Internally very clean. An autobiography of a childhood in Caerleon upon Usk and Nottingham in the 1920s and 30s... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4983
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Caerleon, Nottingham, West Bridgford, Colwick

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