Biography & Memoir

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The Sweet and Twenties [INSCRIBED]

The Sweet and Twenties [INSCRIBED]£80.00

A nostalgic look at the decade that brought us the Bright Young Things and the Charleston.

John Craxton. A Life of Gifts

John Craxton. A Life of Gifts£25.00

A study of the life and art of John Craxton.

Malice in Wonderland. My Adventures in the World of Cecil Beaton [SIGNED]

Malice in Wonderland. My Adventures in the World of Cecil Beaton [SIGNED]£25.00

Hugo Vickers' account of the journeys he made and the people he met whilst writing the authorised biography of Cecil Beaton.

David Hockney by David Hockney

David Hockney by David Hockney£45.00

David Hockney provides the commentary to his life and work so far in this autobiographical volume.

Alexis. The Memoirs of the Baron de Rede

Alexis. The Memoirs of the Baron de Rede£280.00

The scarce memoirs of the stylish and social Baron de Rede.

Henry 'Chips' Channon. The Diaries 1918-1939

Henry 'Chips' Channon. The Diaries 1918-1939£30.00

The first volume of the diaries of 'Chips' Channon, covering the society and politics of inter-War Britian.

The Lives of Lee Miller

The Lives of Lee Miller£140.00

An illustrated survey of the life and art of the photographer Lee Miller.

Louise Bourgeois. Album

Louise Bourgeois. Album£450.00

Louise Bourgeois' creation of a "family photo album", examining the influence of her childhood on her work.

Oliver Messel. A Biography

Oliver Messel. A Biography£85.00

An illustrated biography of Messel's life, work, theatre designs and interiors.

Dior by Dior. The Autobiography of Christian Dior

Dior by Dior. The Autobiography of Christian Dior£30.00

A charmingly chic edition of Dior's autobiography.

Louise Nevelson. Art is Life

Louise Nevelson. Art is Life£24.95

A biography of the complex American sculptor Louise Nevelson.

A typed manuscript titled 'Princess Margaret and Peter Townsend'

A typed manuscript titled 'Princess Margaret and Peter Townsend'£100.00

An early draft for Barrymaine's 1958 book, The Story of Peter Townsend.
Society Racket. A Critical Survey of Modern Social Life

Society Racket. A Critical Survey of Modern Social Life£150.00

A scarce contemporary account of the Bright Young People.

The Face on the Sphinx. A Portrait of Gladys Deacon, Duchess of Marlborough

The Face on the Sphinx. A Portrait of Gladys Deacon, Duchess of Marlborough£30.00

A tale of scandal, beauty and society.

Sassoon. The Worlds of Philip and Sybil

Sassoon. The Worlds of Philip and Sybil£50.00

A vivid, illustrated study of two siblings; their lives and the world they inhabited.

A Curious Friendship. The Story of a Bluestocking and a Bright Young Thing

A Curious Friendship. The Story of a Bluestocking and a Bright Young Thing£15.00

An account of the friendship between Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler.

Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter

Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter£36.00

The fascinating autobiography of R. B. Kitaj, published for the first time.

Blow by Blow. The Story of Isabella Blow

Blow by Blow. The Story of Isabella Blow£10.00

Isabella Blow's husband tells the story of her dramatic and compelling life.

  

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