Biography & Memoir

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Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year Lease
£220.00

A first edition of Beaton's record of his famous Wiltshire country house.

Little Innocents. Childhood Reminiscences
£160.00

Youthful recollections from Betjeman, Waugh, Macaulay, Sackville-West, etc. With a jacket design by Rex Whistler.

Mildred
£1,200.00

Edith Olivier's first book and Rex Whistler's second.

The Laughter and the Urn. The Life of Rex Whistler
£60.00

Laurence Whistler's richly researched account of the life of his brother Rex.

The World of Carmel Snow
£120.00

The memoirs of the great editor of 'Harper's Bazaar'.

Florence Broadhurst. Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives
£25.00

The story of Broadhurst's wallpaper designs and the woman who created them.

Gore Vidal. Snapshots in History's Glare
£15.00

A visual autobiography by the American writer.

Les Annees Grace Kelly. Princesse de Monaco
£25.00

'The definitive illustrated portrait' of Grace Kelly, from Hollywood star to Princess of Monaco.

Serious Pleasures. The Life of Stephen Tennant
£75.00

Philip Hoare's definitive biography of Stephen Tennant.

Air of Glory. A Wartime Scrapbook
£300.00

Cecil Beaton's photographic record of the British people at War.

Cecil Beaton's Fair Lady
£80.00

Beaton's memoir of his role as the set and costume designer for 'My Fair Lady'.

I Take Great Pleasure
£120.00

Cecil Beaton's amusing account of his lecture tour across North America.

It Gives Me Great Pleasure
£140.00

Cecil Beaton's amusing account of his lecture tour across North America.

Madame De Pompadour
£80.00

Nancy Mitford's biography, with a dust jacket design by Cecil Beaton.

My Bolivian Aunt
£120.00

Beaton's ode to the style and flair of his Aunt Jessie.

My Royal Past By Baronness von Bulop as told to Cecil Beaton
£280.00

A first edition of Beaton's spoof memoirs of Baroness Von Bülop.

Photobiography
£100.00

A precursor to Beaton's published diaries.

The Blue Fox
£100.00

Ronald Duncan's tales from the farm, with a dust jacket by Cecil Beaton.

Wars I Have Seen
£100.00

Gertrude Stein's controversial war-time memoir, with a wrap-around jacket and photographs by Cecil Beaton.

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