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Pete Doherty: Last of the Rock Romantics

By: Alex Hannaford

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03891

ISBN: 0091910781

Condition: Near Fine


Last of the Rock Romantics gets to the core of Pete Doherty - his musicianship, his passion, his self-destructive tendencies and his quest to find a mythic England that probably exists only in his imagination. This is a definitive biography of a very British legend. There is a dried rose and stem in the front of the book which we thought we would leave. There is light wear to the head and foot of the D/W spine. View more info

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Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster

By: Attenborough, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Domino Books Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02147

ISBN: 0563534613

Condition: Very Good


Amused and amusing, the working memoirs of one of the most influential, admired and best - liked figures in English television. When 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - and was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application and asked, would he like to try television? He would and 50 years later he is still at it. Elegantly told, often funny, here is his story. The D/W as been priced clipped. View more info

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The Accidental Adventurer

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03893

ISBN: 0593068491

Condition: Near Fine


This is not just another tale of derring-do for its own sake. Rather it's a book about defying expectations, conquering shyness, battling laziness and, just occasionally winning. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Alfie: My Story

By: Boe, Alfie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Simon & Schuster UK: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02457

ISBN: 1849839751

Condition: Very Good


Alfie Boe is the first official bad boy of opera; a musical superstar celebrated not only in Britain, but worldwide. This is the story of his life - the ups and downs, from finding fame to losing his father - and , essentially, of his love affair with music. Now for the first time, he has granted his millions of fans an intimate glimpse into the life of the man they adore. View more info

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George Lucas

By: Brian Jay Jones

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Headline: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04617

ISBN: 1472224329

Condition: Near Fine


Bestselling- author Brian Jay Jones delivers a revelatory look into the life and times of the man who created Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Indiana Jones. Like his unforgettable characters and stories, Lucas's influence is unmatched. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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R.E.M.: Fiction - An Alternative Biography

By: Buckley, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Virgin Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05043

ISBN: 1852279273

Condition: Near Fine


In this book , author david Buckley takes a fresh look at the R.E.M. story; in parts concurring with the music press view of four honest and straightforward rock musicians, and at others unravelling their carefully maintained image. A good, tight copy. View more info

Orson Welles the Road to Xanadu

By: Callow Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Johnathan Cape: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00840

ISBN: 0224038524

Condition: Good


The book is in a good condition the dustwrapper is shelf worn and is price clipped there is a dedication on the frontispage and there is a damp stain on the lower front of d/w . View more info

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Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor

By: Callow, Simon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03082

ISBN: 0413587703

Condition: Very Good


Most actors are lucky to leave behind one memorable role. Charles Laughton's gift to the world- and to mimics - is unique. Not just one but three universally recognised creations; the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh. These and glimpses of the complex actor behind them- live on, years after his death. The text block is lightly tanned with some spotting. View more info

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Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

By: Carlin, Peter, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03042

ISBN: 1594863202

Condition: Very Good


Despite their utopian visions, infectious hooks, and stunning harmonies, the Beach Boys were beset by abuse, jealousy, and terrifying mental illness. In this book the author pulls back the curtains on Brian Wilson. One of popular music's most revered luminaries, as well as its biggest mystery. There is a black mark on the top of the text block which could mean it was a publishers remainder book. The D/W shows light wear to its corners. View more info

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Korda: Britain's Only Movie Mogul: The Definitive Biography

By: Charles Drazin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04175

ISBN: 0283063505

Condition: Very Good


Sir Alex Korda was one of the world's most important and charismatic movie moguls, he made movies that in their scale, glamour and sophistication equalled and often surpassed Hollywood. Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished material, this biography was the first book to go behind the myths to reveal the many sides of one of the twentieth century's most intriguing figures. There is light creasing to the head of the spine on the D/W. A good clean and tidy book. View more info

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The Sinatra Treasures: Intimate Photos, Mementos, and Music from the Sinatra Family Collection

By: Charles Pignone

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Bulfinch Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04728

ISBN: 0821228374

Condition: Very Good


The Sinatra Treasures tells the story of Sinatra's life with rare and never-before-published quotes from those he loved and those he worked with-and from Sinatra himself. More than 200 black-and -white and full colour images from several Sinatra archives as well as 30 removable facsimile reproductions of items, such as s script for one of his radio shows and a Sinatra family photo album provide a behind -the-scenes glimpse. Also included is a compilation CD of rare interviews and songs, featuring such gems as a monologue on stage at the Sands Hotel and Sinatra singing a parody of " High Hopes ... View more info

Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Christopher Fifield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03995

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Very Good


Kathleen Ferrier's name endures to this day for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public, in concerts, on records and on the radio, despite a career which lasted barely ten years. She must have been fun to know, and from this collection of letters, just over three hundred of them gathered from Britain and around the world as well has her personal diaries, what emerges provides a sunny picture in the gloomy landscape of post-Second World War days . A good, clea and tight copy. View more info

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Eric Clapton : The Autobiography.

By: Clapton, Eric & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Century Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: 5th Edition

Sellers ID: 02051

ISBN: 1846055075

Condition: Very Good


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Spilling the Beans

By: Clarissa Dickson Wright

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04458

ISBN: 0340933887

Condition: Very Good


Spilling the Beans' is Carrissa's extraordinary, humorous and heart-breaking story of a life lived passionately and resolutely on her own terms. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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John Lennon in His Own Words

By: Compiled By Miles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Wh Allen: 1981

Sellers ID: 00679

ISBN: 049102875X

Condition: Very Good


This book is lightly bumped on the corners. View more info

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest expeditions

By: David Attenborough

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Two Roads: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04002

ISBN: 1473664403

Condition: Very Good


Written with David Attenborough's trademark wit and charm, this book is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world, and who is still doing so today. There is a little creasing to the head of the d/w and spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Judy Garland

By: David Shipman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03901

ISBN: 1872180957

Condition: Near Fine


Judy Garland was one of the twentieth century's most popular entertainers. In this full length biography, the author traces the extraordinary life of a star who enchanted cinema audiences in the '30s and '40s and went on to thrill concert audiences in the 50's and 60's. The author also recreates the electrifying atmosphere of Garland's live performances. The D/w shows light shelf wear. View more info

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LZ-75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour

By: Davis, Stephen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: uk, Fourth Estate: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03583

ISBN: 0007377940

Condition: Fine


Tied together by davis' entertaining narrative, and including more than 40 never-before-published photographs, LZ-'75 is an unprecedented and comprehensive personal portrait of the greatest ( and most notoriously press-shy ) rock band in history at its apex. The D/w shows light wear to the bottom edge and corner. there is also a ghost of a label on the rear panel. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Rifling Through My Drawers

By: Dickson Wright, Clarissa

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03140

ISBN: 0340977450

Condition: Very Good


With her inimitable wit and outspoken views, Clarissa Dickson Wright opens her diary and us on a journey around her life. There is light rippling to the top edge of the D/J. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Enchantment. the Life of Audrey Hepburn

By: Donald Spoto

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Harmony Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04102

ISBN: 0091796555

Condition: Very Good


With all the insight, background knowledge and intimate sympathy for his subject, Donald Spoto truly captures the spirit of an elusive, beautiful, talented and vulnerable woman. The d/w shows light shelf wear with a small nic to the head of the spine. It is also priced clipped. View more info