Hessay Books: Autobiography
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Jong, Erica
Fear Of Fifty A Midlife Memoir.
Chatto, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover, 390 pp, the edges browning alittle with age, complete dustjacket with photo of the author. A very clean copy. An autobiography from the author of 'Fear Of Flying'... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 4821
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1429]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: autobiography, feminism

 
Jupp, Peter (ed)
The Letter Journal of George Canning 1793 - 1795.
Royal Historical Society, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover, 310pp, beige coloured boards. A clean copy. Introduction, and the letter journals, written principally to the his uncle and aunt, which shed light on Canning's social and parliamentary connections and many leading figures of the day... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1396
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 857]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Politics, History, MP, Parliament

 
Keller, Helen
The Story Of My Life.
Hodder, 1942. Hard Cover, 317pp, beige cloth covered boards with a little wear to edge of spine. Gift inscription on inner board, otherwise internally clean. Autobiography, and Letters 1887-1901 and an account of Helen Keller's education as a blind child by John Albert Macy... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4593
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Blind, John Macy

 
Kelly, Fanny
Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians.
Lakeside Press, 1990. Hard Cover, 1st in this attractive edition, edited by Clark and Mary Lee Spence.358pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt top edge and publisher's logo to the front. B + w illustrations. A new copy.. As New /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6988
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.87 | JP¥ 1333]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: red indian, native american, adventure, autobiography, Mary Lee Spence

 
Kemble, Frances Anne
Records of a Later Life Vol II.
Richard Bentley, 1882. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 295pp, brown cloth covered boards, a little worn to corners. Ex library - presentation label to inner cover, a couple of light stamps, otherwise a good 'reading copy' of volume II of the autobiography of the actress and writer Fanny Kemble.... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13827
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.2 | JP¥ 2286]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography

 
Kilvert, Francis and Plomer, William (ed)
Kilvert's Diary 1870 1879 Selections from the Diary of the Rev Francis Kilvert.
Pimlico, 1999. Mass Market Paperback, Larger format than the Penguin edition. 350pp, the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers with light creases to the spine. Internally clean and tight. The classic selection from the diaries of a Victorian country clergyman in Wiltshire and Wales chosen, edited and introduced by William Plomer... Very Good.
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Book number: 6060
GBP 2.25 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 2.85 | JP¥ 429]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Diary, Wales, Autobiography, Social History, Church of England

 
Kuusisto, Stephen
Planet of the Blind.
Faber, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover, 194pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. Coming to terms with near-blindness... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 5825
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.97 | JP¥ 1048]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: blindness, blind

 
Larkin, Philip and Thwaite, Anthony (ed)
Letters to Monica.
Faber, 2010. First Edition. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 474pp, the paper tanning a little with age. Complete dustjacket, faded to the spine. A very clean copy. A selection from the over 2,000 letters Larkin wrote to Monica Jones between 1946 and 1984, illustrated with his cartoon drawings, shedding light on the inspiration for his poetry, his views on other poets etc.. Comes with reviews of the book from The Guardian and The Tablet... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 9908
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.04 | JP¥ 1810]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Poetry, Correspondence, Autobiography, Poet

 
Leach, Christopher
RiverRun An Autobiographical Novel.
J M Dent, 1984. First Edition. Hard Cover, 215pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with one very small repaired tear. Gift inscription from the author, otherwise internally very clean. Growing up in the East End of London and wartime evacuation.. Signed by Author. Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 10868
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.2 | JP¥ 2286]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: East End, London, WWII

 
Lessing, Doris
Walking in the Shade Volume Two of My Aurobiography 1949 - 1962.
HarperCollins, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. A heavy book of 369pp, the paper browning with age. Complete dustjacket, a little creased to the ends of the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. The second volume of autobiography covers the post war years in London. her involvement with Communism, CND, the theatre, and the growth of her career and the writing of The Golden Notebook... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 9054
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.77 | JP¥ 1619]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Author, London, Post War, Wesker, Kissinger, CND, Communism

 
Lim, Janet
Sold For Silver.
The Book Club, 1959. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 256 pp, dustjacket with tears to edges. Internally clean. An autobiography set in China before and during WW II.. Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 704
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 571]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: china, WW II, slavery, autobiography

 
Lindsay, Maurice
Thank You For Having Me.
Hale, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 230 pp. Complete dustjacket.. Library stamp on title page but otherwise very clean The autobiography of the Scottish author - T S Eliot, Compton Mackenzie Hugh Macdiarmid, Neil Gunn... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 1448
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: T S Eliot, Hugh Macdiarmid, Neil Gunn, Autobiography

 
Linklater, Eric
A Year Of Space.
Reprint Society, 1954. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, Autobiography. 319 pp, light blue boards, leather label. Previous owner's signature on inner board, otherwise a very clean copy... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1296
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: autobiography

 
Lipman, Maureen
How Was It For You?.
Futura, 1987. Mass Market Paperback, 208pp, softback covers. B + w photographs. Original owner's initial to inner cover, corner neatly removed to title page, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Hilarious theatrical stories... Good.
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Book number: 9448
GBP 1.00 [Appr.: EURO 1.25 US$ 1.27 | JP¥ 190]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Streisand

 
Lister, Anne and Whitbread, Helena (ed)
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister Vol 1.
Virago, 2012. Soft Cover, Edited and with an Introduction by Helena Whitbread. 422pp. Illustrated softback covers with one light crease to the spine. A very clean, tight, Near Fine copy. The first volume from 1816 to 1824 of the letters of Anne Lister, Halifax land owner, intrepid traveller and lesbian, who was the inspiration for the BBC Gentleman Jack TV series... Very Good.
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Book number: 17177
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 857]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: diary, Lesbian, Halifax, History

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