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Image for Our King and Queen: An Intimate, Authentic and Authoritative Biography by an Author Who Has Been Given Inside Knowledge.

Our King and Queen: An Intimate, Authentic and Authoritative Biography by an Author Who Has Been Given Inside Knowledge.

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Hutchinson & Co.: n.d.

Seller ID: 14778


Originally published as "Our Duke and Duchess." Biography of H.M. King George Vi and H.M. Queen Elizabeth. Black & white photo illustrations throughout. View more info

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Tomorrow Will Come.

By: Almedinger, E(dith). M(artha).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Literary Guild.: 1941.

Edition: Book club edition. Marked "A bonus book. Not to be sold."

Seller ID: 10081


Winner of the Atlantic Monthly's sixth non-fiction contest with a $5,000 prize. Story of a young lady's experiences during Russian revolution. View more info

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The Promised Land.

By: Antin, Mary.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1912.

Seller ID: 10220


Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Gandhi.

By: Ashe, Geoffrey.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Stein & Day.: 1968.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10792


Frontispiece photo portrait of Gandhi plus 17 photos & illustrations. View more info

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The Last Nazi: The Life and Times of Dr. Joseph Mengele.

By: Astor, Gerald.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Donald I. Fine.: 1985.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 10870


Black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

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My San Francisco: A Wayward Biography.

By: Atherton, Gertrude.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis., Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1946.

Seller ID: 15643


Mrs. Atherton writes of the city of her birth and where she spent the greater part of her life. 18 full page plates plus frontis. For bibliophiles, there is a chapter on San Francisco bookstores during the 40's and another on the city's literati. View more info

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Lauren Bacall By Myself.

By: Bacall, Lauren.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8405


Several black & white photo illustrations. Great photo of Bogie and Bacall on back jacket panel. View more info

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Between You and Me: A Heartfelt Memoir on Learning, Loving, and Living.

By: Bailey, Pearl.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Doubleday.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition. Inscribed by the author.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13566


"To Parker, Love is all, Pearl Bailey." Memoir of the beloved singer. Among the recollections, she tells of going back to school and receiving her degree from Georgetown University at age 67. Illustrated with photos. View more info

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Stolen Sweets.

By: Baker, Albie.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16571


True autobiography of the "World's Best Jewel Thief." Albie Baker is a noms de burgle. He is Albert Cooper of the Bronx & now Palm Springs. View more info

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Roseanne: My Life As a Woman.

By: Barr, Roseanne.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9303


Black & white photos. View more info

Image for Cecil Beaton: Memoirs of the 40's.

Cecil Beaton: Memoirs of the 40's.

By: Beaton, Cecil.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill.: 1972.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 14328


Postwar memoir of his experiences & sketches of his contemporaries with special emphasis on Greta Garbo. View more info

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Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost.

By: Benson, Jackson J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman & London., University of Oklahoma Press.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16342


Frontis plus 24 black & white photo illustrations. Character sketches, nonfiction stories, and essays gathered by the author during the 15 years spent writing the authorized biography of the great American author. View more info

Image for Caro: The Fatal Passion. The Life of Lady Caroline Lamb.

Caro: The Fatal Passion. The Life of Lady Caroline Lamb.

By: Blyth, Henry.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Coward, McCann & Geoghegan.: 1973.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 16912


Biography of the wife of young Queen Victoria's Prime Minister and mistress of Lord Byron. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After.

The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After.

By: Bok, Edward.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1923.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 9369


Black & white photo frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Autobiography of the great publisher and editor. View more info

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Their Majesties.

By: Bolitho, Hector.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Max Parrish & Co. Ltd.: 1952.

Edition: First published in 1951. This is the revised edition of February 1952.

Seller ID: 15022


The story of the royal family from 1900 to the 1950s. Nearly 90 black & white illustrations in highest quality photogravure. View more info

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Margaret: The Tragic Princess.

By: Brough, James.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14775


From the dust jacket: "Sympathetic portrait of the transformation from fairytale princess to lonely middle-aged woman." Black & white photos. View more info

Image for Queen Elizabeth II: The Silver Jubilee Book 1952-1977.

Queen Elizabeth II: The Silver Jubilee Book 1952-1977.

By: Brown, Michele.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., David & Charles.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15028


Photo tribute to the first 25 years of the queens reign. View more info

Image for Fighting Angel: Portrait of a Soul.

Fighting Angel: Portrait of a Soul.

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., A John Day Book / Reynal & Hitchcock.: 1936.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10223


Fighting Angel, the biography of the author's father, is a companion volume to The Exile, which is a biography of her mother. View more info

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The ITN Book of The Queen Mother.

By: Burnet, Alastair.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [London]., Independent Television News Ltd.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14794


Tribute to The Queen Mother on her 85th birthday. Color photos throughout. View more info

Image for Caesar's Hours: My Life in Comedy, with Love and Laughter.

Caesar's Hours: My Life in Comedy, with Love and Laughter.

By: Caesar, Sid with Eddy Friedfeld.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., BBS PublicAffairs.: 2003.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15469


The great comedian reminisces about the days of Your Show of Shows and Caesar's Hour. View more info