Hessay Books: Autobiography
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Shaw, Bernard
Bernard Shaw & Mrs Patrick Campbell Their Correspondence.
Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1952. First Edition. Hard Cover, 339 pp, red boards, a little faded to the spine. Internally clean. The letters of the famous playwright and the great actress over forty years between 1899 and 1939, edited by Alan Dent... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 122
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 667]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: playwrights, theatre, Actress,letters

 
Shindler, Colin
Manchester United Ruined My Life.
Headline, 1999. Mass Market Paperback, 310pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. The autobiography of a sports fan... Very Good.
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Book number: 11807
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 286]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Football, Sport, Manchester

 
Sieff, Israel
Memoirs.
Weidenfeld, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover, 214pp. Dustjacket with closed tears to edges. B + w photographs. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Marks & Spencer, Chaim Weizmann, Balfour etc... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 8466
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1429]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Business, Autobiography, Marks and Spencer, Weizmann, Israel

 
Simpson, John
Days From A Different World A Memoir of Childhood.
Macmillan, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover, 413pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The foreign correspondent's memoir of his family background, and growing up in Croydon after the Second World War... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 14035
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 857]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Croydon, London, Austeity, History

 
Sitwell, Osbert
Great Morning.
Reprint Society, 1949. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 324pp, grey cloth covered boards with red leather label. B + w illustrations including Montegufoni by John Piper. A clean copy. The 3rd volume of autobiography. Life at Renishaw, in Italy and in artistic London... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6160
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: John Piper, Montegufoni

 
Sitwell, Osbert
Noble Essences or Courteous Revelations Being a Book of Characters and the Fifth and Last Volume of Left Hand Right Hand!.
Macmillan, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition, first printing. 324pp,red cloth covered boards. Illustrated endpapers and b + w illustrations. A couple of spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. The fifth and last volume of Left hand, Right Hand! - an acclaimed autobiography... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6130
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Renishaw, John Piper

 
Soderman, Harry
Policeman's Lot A Criminologist's Gallery of Friends and Felons.
Longmans Green and Co, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 388pp, black cloth covered boards, a little bumped ot the edge, with gilt title. B + w photographs. A couple of light spots of foxing to the top edge, otherwise internally clean. A policeman's story of fighting crime in Lyons, Stockholm, New York, etc... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13852
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Crime, Felon, Criminal, Thief, True Crime

 
Spender, Stephen
World Within World.
Reader's Union, 1953. Hard Cover, 305pp, edges browning with age, blue boards, slightly sunned to spine. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The poet's autobiography, especially literary life 1928-39... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2602
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Woolf, Isherwood

 
Spillman, Rob
All Tomorrow's Parties A Memoir.
Grove Press, 2016. First Edition. Hard Cover, 344 pp. Complete dustjacket with author portrait. A very clean copy. A Memoir from the editor of Tin House magazine - the pursuit of artistic integrity, from growing up in pre and post Wall Berlin, life in New York's East Village in the eighties, and life in bohemian anarchic East Berlin after the Wall came down... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 1898
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.77 | JP¥ 1619]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Tin House, German Art, Art, Autobiography, Berlin, Berlin Wall

 
Stalker, John
Stalker.
Harrap, 1988. Hard Cover, 288pp, priceclipped dustjacket with portrait of the author is otherwise complete. B + w photographs. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The story of the policeman who headed the enquiry in 1982 into the deaths of 6 men shot by the Royal Ulster Constabulary, the problems he encountered, his suspension and reinstatement... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 5878
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: RUC, Northern Ireland, IRA, police, Ulster

 
Stuart, James
Within The Fringe An Autobiography.
Bodley Head, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover, 188pp, complete dustjacket. A clean tight copy of the autobiography of Viscount Stuart of Findhorn who was a Conservative MP for 36 years, fought in WWI and was equerry to George VI... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 8399
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: MP, Politics, Coonservative, Suez, WWI, Oklahoma, George VI

 
Talbot, Godfrey
Permission To Speak.
Hutchinson, 1977. Hard Cover, 190pp, dustjacket with a couple of short closed tears to edges, no loss. B + w photographs. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The second volume of memoirs of the broadcaster, who was Palace representative for the BBC for 25 years. Covers the War, the Queen's Wedding, Chruchill's funeral etc... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4629
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: BBC, broadcaster, radio, correspondent, Churchill, WWII, TV

 
Talbot, Godfrey
Ten Seconds From Now A Broadcaster's Story.
Hutchinson, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover, 254pp. Dustjacket a little rubbed to edges. B + w photographs. Inscription to back of title page, name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 30 years in news broadcasting... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 8591
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1143]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: BBC, Reporter, Correspondent, Royal

 
Tangye, Derek
The Evening Gull.
Michael Joseph, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover, 180pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. Life after 'Jeannie' - coping with bereavement and work with The Minack Trust.... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 12572
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP¥ 1238]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Minack, Cornwall, Bereavement

 
Tangye, Derek
Sun on the Lintel.
Michael Joseph, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.: Jean Tangye. Ex-Library, 190pp, illustrated dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w photographs drawings. Ex library - flyleaf removed, stamp to title page, otherwise a good 'reading copy'. What happens to the author's New Year Resolutions at Minack... Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 13921
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Minack, Cornwall, New Year

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