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Biography & Autobiography:Entertainment & Performing Arts
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Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster, Attenborough, David
1 Attenborough, David Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster
UK Domino Books Ltd 2002 0563534613 / 9780563534617 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Untold Stories, Bennett, Alan
2 Bennett, Alan Untold Stories
UK Faber & Faber 2005 0571228305 / 9780571228300 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Untold Stories, is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since ' Writing Home ' and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. Also included are his much - celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. This book is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The top of the text block has some light spotting. The D/W shows signs of light shelf -wear. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
Alfie: My Story, Boe, Alfie
3 Boe, Alfie Alfie: My Story
UK. Simon & Schuster UK 2012 1849839751 / 9781849839754 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie, Bowie, Angela; Carr, Patrick
4 Bowie, Angela; Carr, Patrick Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie
UK. Orion 1993 1857970217 / 9781857970210 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Backstage Passes is Angela Bowie's story, a raunchy rollercoaster of a memoir that reveals all. Scandalous ,sexy and uncompromising , this no ordinary star's wife's autobiography. It is a vivid account of an incredible era, a show business odyssey that spans four decades and recreates the glamour and raw energy of stars at the pinnacle of their careers. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ shows shelf ware and light scuffing. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
5 Callow Simon Orson Welles the Road to Xanadu
London Johnathan Cape 1995 0224038524 / 9780224038522 First Edition Hard back Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
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 . 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor, Callow, Simon
6 Callow, Simon Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor
UK Methuen Publishing Ltd 1987 0413587703 / 9780413587701 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson, Carlin, Peter, James
7 Carlin, Peter, James Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson
U.S.A. Rodale Books 2006 1594863202 / 9781594863202 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
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. PLEASE NOTE; International second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
Prima Donna, Christiansen Rupert
8 Christiansen Rupert Prima Donna
London Bodley Head. 1984 0370305507 / 9780370305509 First Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is the history of a line of women who for nearly three hundred years have been at the centre of the magnificence and scandal of Opera,ridiculed, reviled and worshipped. Book and D/W very good there is a small tear on lower fold of cover. The top of the pages are sun tanned and the spine is slightly cocked it is not price clipped. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Eric Clapton : The Autobiography., Clapton, Eric & Christopher Simon Sykes
9 Clapton, Eric & Christopher Simon Sykes Eric Clapton : The Autobiography.
Uk Century Publishing Ltd 2007 1846055075 / 9781846055072 5th Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 

Price: 15.00 GBP
10 Clayton Marieand Tim Hill A Photographic History of the Beatles
Bath Somerset. Parragon 2010 1445405326 / 9781445405322 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book and dw are in very good order and is not price clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Journals, Cobain, Kurt
11 Cobain, Kurt Journals
USA Riverhead Books 2002 1573222321 / 9781573222327 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and his thoughts about fame, the state of music, and the people who bought and sold him and his music. More than twenty of these notebooks survived and have been locked in a safe since his death. Here is a mesmerizing insight in to one of the most influential musicians of his time. The corners of the hardcover are bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear to its corners and black panels. A good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
John Lennon in His Own Words, Compiled By Miles
12 Compiled By Miles John Lennon in His Own Words
London Wh Allen 1981 049102875X / 9780491028752 Pictorial Cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book is lightly bumped on the corners. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
13 Dean jeremy Nirvana
bristol Parragon 1996 0752518607 / 9780752518602 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book in very good condition full of pictures 
Price: 12.50 GBP
14 Farnes Norma Spike
London 4th Estate 2003 1841157864 / 9781841157863 First Edtion Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
All a.bout spike milligan,Not price clipped 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Audrey Hepburn, Elegant Spirit, Ferrer, Hepburn, Sean.
15 Ferrer, Hepburn, Sean. Audrey Hepburn, Elegant Spirit
UK Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd 2003 0283073853 / 9780283073854 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book features nearly three hundred photographs, documents and artwork by Audrey herself, many of which have previously been unavailable. In this unprecedented memoir, Sean Hepburn Ferrer remembers the actress the world adored has only a son can. There is very light shelf-wear to the D/W . A good , clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
My Life So Far., Fonda Jane.
16 Fonda Jane. My Life So Far.
Ebury Press. 2005 0091906105 / 9780091906108 Facsimle. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
This is a first UK printing which is signed on the title page.This book as two small bumps to the corners, but is otherwise in V/G condition as is the D/W, which does have two stickers on the front one saying '' signed copy - books etc '' and the other is two recommendations one from Lord Putnam and the other from the Daily Express. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
17 Grubb boyd kevin Dazzle dazzle;the life and work of bob fosse
New york St martin's press 1989 0312034148 / 9780312034146 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book and d/w in very good condition. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
18 Hill, Tim Michael Jackson the king of pop1958-2009 (Unseen Archives).
Uk Parragon Publishing 2009 1407587927 / 9781407587929 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
There are a few small dents to the D/j and boards. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Not fade away, Jim Marshall
19 Jim Marshall Not fade away
london Aurim press 1854105256 / 9781854105257 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 
A large book full of iconic black and white photographs of iconic rock stars the publishing page has been torn out .But the book is in very good condition the d/w has a small tear on top of spine. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright., Joan Plowright
20 Joan Plowright And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright.
uk Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 0297645943 / 9780297645948 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
With a host of good stories of a life devoted to acting, of fellow actors and directors, she recalls a career that continued to flourish in the years sinceOlivier's death. Joan Plowright reveals herself as a natural raconteur: her memoirs are a delight. There is light shelf wear to the D/W. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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