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  • A Late BeginnerA Late BeginnerQuick View
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    • A Late Beginner

    • £35.00
    • Priscilla Napier (1908-1998) was an English author, specializing in biography. Her brother was British Ambassador to the USSR and then Warden of New College Oxford, while her sister Alethea was a literary biographer. Her husband of 10 years, was killed on active service in 1940, after which she brought up…
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  • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiography

    • £25.00
    • From the flap: treats of Mr Waugh's family and childhood; and of his education at Lancing and Oxford, which is associated by so many readers with 'Brideshead Revisited'. It ends with an account of his experiences as a schoolmaster at a private school in North Wales. Many b/w illustrations &…
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  • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiography

    • £35.00
    • From the flap: treats of Mr Waugh's family and childhood; and of his education at Lancing and Oxford, which is associated by so many readers with 'Brideshead Revisited'. It ends with an account of his experiences as a schoolmaster at a private school in North Wales. Many b/w illustrations &…
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  • A Particular Friendship (signed)A Particular Friendship (signed)Quick View
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    • A Particular Friendship (signed)

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    • A selection of the letters written by Dirk Bogarde to an American woman between 1967 and 1972. He never saw or spoke to her, yet at certain times during that period he was writing her a letter every day. The correspondences was triggered off when when she saw a photo…
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  • A Postillion Struck By LightningA Postillion Struck By LightningQuick View
  • A Short Walk from HarrodsA Short Walk from HarrodsQuick View
    • A Short Walk from HarrodsA Short Walk from HarrodsQuick View
    • A Short Walk from Harrods

    • £20.00
    • 6th volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, set in the South of France where he lived for a number of years. The book concludes in Britain, taking its title from the location of his London residence.
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  • A Sort of LifeA Sort of LifeQuick View
    • A Sort of LifeA Sort of LifeQuick View
    • A Sort of Life

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    • Graham Greene writes: 'An autobiography is only "a sort of life" - it may contain less errors of fact that a biography, but it is of necessity even more selective: it begins later and it ends prematurely. If one cannot close a book of memories on the deathbed, an conclusion…
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  • A Tourist in AfricaA Tourist in AfricaQuick View
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    • A Tourist in Africa

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    • The book is in the form of a diary, describing a tour of East Africa from January to April 1959. Events and sights are described with perception and clarity, and the history associated with a particular place is often discussed.
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  • A Writer’s NotebookA Writer’s NotebookQuick View
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    • A Writer’s Notebook

    • £50.00
    • Powell's notebook, which he kept for 40 years, gives an insight into the workings of a writer's mind as he recorded observations, opinions and aphorisms, as well as ideas for books and book titles.
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  • Across the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysAcross the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysQuick View
    • Across the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysAcross the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysQuick View
    • Across the Plains, with other Memories and Essays

    • £10.00
    • Across the Plains (1892) is the middle section of Robert Louis Stevenson's three-part travel memoir which began with The Amateur Emigrant and ended with The Silverado Squatters. The book contains 12 chapters, each a story or essay unto itself. The title chapter is the longest, and is divided into 7…
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  • An Egyptian JournalAn Egyptian JournalQuick View
  • An Orderly ManAn Orderly ManQuick View
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    • An Orderly Man

    • £25.00
    • 3rd volume of the best-selling memoirs. After completing work on Visconti's Death in Venice, the celebrated actor seeks a refuge from 20 years of 'continual motion'. This dream of a peaceful retreat materialises itself in the form of a neglected farmhouse in the South of France. However, before he is…
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  • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)Quick View
    • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)Quick View
    • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)

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    • From flap: Over thirteen years, AretŽ has published six Nobel Prize winners: T S Eliot, William Golding, Boris Pasternak, Orhan Pamuk, Harold Pinter, and Rudyard Kipling. The distinguished roster of contributors includes Milan Kundera, John Updike, Salman Rushdie, Evelyn Waugh, Tom Stoppard, David Hare, Patrick Marber, Christopher Hampton, Martin Amis,…
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    • Backcloth

    • £25.00
    • 4th Volume of his autobiography Filling in the gaps left between his previous memoirs, as well as highlighting new episodes, Backcloth explores the patterns of pleasure and pain that have made up Bogarde's extraordinary life. It is based on personal letters, notebooks and diaries, covering many aspects of a celebrated…
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  • Bitter LemonsBitter LemonsQuick View
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    • Bitter Lemons

    • £100.00
    • Bitter Lemons is an autobiographical work by writer Lawrence Durrell, describing the three years (1953–1956) he spent on the island of Cyprus. The book was awarded the Duff Cooper Prize for 1957, the second year the prize was awarded. It is a wonderful study of moods and atmospheres; the house-buying…
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  • A Late BeginnerA Late BeginnerQuick View
    • A Late BeginnerA Late BeginnerQuick View
    • A Late Beginner

    • £35.00
    • Priscilla Napier (1908-1998) was an English author, specializing in biography. Her brother was British Ambassador to the USSR and then Warden of New College Oxford, while her sister Alethea was a literary biographer. Her husband of 10 years, was killed on active service in 1940, after which she brought up…
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  • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiography

    • £25.00
    • From the flap: treats of Mr Waugh's family and childhood; and of his education at Lancing and Oxford, which is associated by so many readers with 'Brideshead Revisited'. It ends with an account of his experiences as a schoolmaster at a private school in North Wales. Many b/w illustrations &…
    • Add to basket
  • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyA Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiographyQuick View
    • A Little Learning: 1st volume of an autobiography

    • £35.00
    • From the flap: treats of Mr Waugh's family and childhood; and of his education at Lancing and Oxford, which is associated by so many readers with 'Brideshead Revisited'. It ends with an account of his experiences as a schoolmaster at a private school in North Wales. Many b/w illustrations &…
    • Add to basket
  • A Particular Friendship (signed)A Particular Friendship (signed)Quick View
    • A Particular Friendship (signed)A Particular Friendship (signed)Quick View
    • A Particular Friendship (signed)

    • £25.00
    • A selection of the letters written by Dirk Bogarde to an American woman between 1967 and 1972. He never saw or spoke to her, yet at certain times during that period he was writing her a letter every day. The correspondences was triggered off when when she saw a photo…
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  • A Postillion Struck By LightningA Postillion Struck By LightningQuick View
  • A Short Walk from HarrodsA Short Walk from HarrodsQuick View
    • A Short Walk from HarrodsA Short Walk from HarrodsQuick View
    • A Short Walk from Harrods

    • £20.00
    • 6th volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, set in the South of France where he lived for a number of years. The book concludes in Britain, taking its title from the location of his London residence.
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  • A Sort of LifeA Sort of LifeQuick View
    • A Sort of LifeA Sort of LifeQuick View
    • A Sort of Life

    • £15.00
    • Graham Greene writes: 'An autobiography is only "a sort of life" - it may contain less errors of fact that a biography, but it is of necessity even more selective: it begins later and it ends prematurely. If one cannot close a book of memories on the deathbed, an conclusion…
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  • A Tourist in AfricaA Tourist in AfricaQuick View
    • A Tourist in AfricaA Tourist in AfricaQuick View
    • A Tourist in Africa

    • £30.00
    • The book is in the form of a diary, describing a tour of East Africa from January to April 1959. Events and sights are described with perception and clarity, and the history associated with a particular place is often discussed.
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  • A Writer’s NotebookA Writer’s NotebookQuick View
    • A Writer’s NotebookA Writer’s NotebookQuick View
    • A Writer’s Notebook

    • £50.00
    • Powell's notebook, which he kept for 40 years, gives an insight into the workings of a writer's mind as he recorded observations, opinions and aphorisms, as well as ideas for books and book titles.
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  • Across the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysAcross the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysQuick View
    • Across the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysAcross the Plains, with other Memories and EssaysQuick View
    • Across the Plains, with other Memories and Essays

    • £10.00
    • Across the Plains (1892) is the middle section of Robert Louis Stevenson's three-part travel memoir which began with The Amateur Emigrant and ended with The Silverado Squatters. The book contains 12 chapters, each a story or essay unto itself. The title chapter is the longest, and is divided into 7…
    • Add to basket
  • An Egyptian JournalAn Egyptian JournalQuick View
  • An Orderly ManAn Orderly ManQuick View
    • An Orderly ManAn Orderly ManQuick View
    • An Orderly Man

    • £25.00
    • 3rd volume of the best-selling memoirs. After completing work on Visconti's Death in Venice, the celebrated actor seeks a refuge from 20 years of 'continual motion'. This dream of a peaceful retreat materialises itself in the form of a neglected farmhouse in the South of France. However, before he is…
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  • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)Quick View
    • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)Quick View
    • AretéŽ: The Arts Tri-Quarterly: 39 (Winter 2012)

    • £10.00
    • From flap: Over thirteen years, AretŽ has published six Nobel Prize winners: T S Eliot, William Golding, Boris Pasternak, Orhan Pamuk, Harold Pinter, and Rudyard Kipling. The distinguished roster of contributors includes Milan Kundera, John Updike, Salman Rushdie, Evelyn Waugh, Tom Stoppard, David Hare, Patrick Marber, Christopher Hampton, Martin Amis,…
    • Add to basket
  • BackclothBackclothQuick View
    • BackclothBackclothQuick View
    • Backcloth

    • £25.00
    • 4th Volume of his autobiography Filling in the gaps left between his previous memoirs, as well as highlighting new episodes, Backcloth explores the patterns of pleasure and pain that have made up Bogarde's extraordinary life. It is based on personal letters, notebooks and diaries, covering many aspects of a celebrated…
    • Add to basket
  • Bitter LemonsBitter LemonsQuick View
    • Bitter LemonsBitter LemonsQuick View
    • Bitter Lemons

    • £100.00
    • Bitter Lemons is an autobiographical work by writer Lawrence Durrell, describing the three years (1953–1956) he spent on the island of Cyprus. The book was awarded the Duff Cooper Prize for 1957, the second year the prize was awarded. It is a wonderful study of moods and atmospheres; the house-buying…
    • Add to basket
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