Biography & Memoir

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Helmut Newton. Autobiography

The personal story of one of the 20th century's most influential photographers.

The Rainbow Comes and Goes; The Light of Common Day; Trumpets from the Steep [Complete Set]

A complete three-volume set of the memoirs of Lady Diana Cooper.

A Time of Gifts; Between the Woods and the Water; The Broken Road

The complete trilogy of books recounting Patrick Leigh Fermor's journey on foot across Europe.

Pierre Balmain. My Years and Seasons

The fashion designer's autobiography.

Brian Howard. Portrait of a Failure

'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' - a biography of Brian Howard.

Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes

Charles Spencer's important illustrated biography of Bakst.

Oliver Messel. A Biography

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

Great Women Collectors

A study of the finest art and antique collections created by women from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.

A Background for Domenico Scarlatti 1685-1757 written for his two hundred and fiftieth anniversary [Association Copy]

An association copy of Sitwell's biography of the Italian composer.

Taken Care Of. An Autobiography [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

A proof copy of Edith Sitwell's autobiography.

Indigo Days

The memoir of artist and printmaker Julian Trevelyan.

Eileen Agar. A Look at My Life
Eileen Agar. A Look at My Life

The autobiography of English surrealist artist Eileen Agar.

Bettina Ballard. In My Fashion

The Vogue editor relives the golden age of haute couture.

Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year Lease

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

The Ossie Clark Diaries

The exuberant and uninhibited diaries of London's famous sixties fashion designer.

Merry Hall; Laughter on the Stairs; Sunlight on the Lawn [THE COMPLETE MERRY HALL TRILOGY]

The trilogy of books recounting Beverley Nichols' restoration of the Georgian house, Merry Hall.

Bring on the Girls! The Improbable Story of Our Life in Musical Comedy, with Pictures to Prove It

Wodehouse and Bolton's irreverent account of their collaborative involvement in Broadway musicals.

John Piper on his Eightieth Birthday

A collection of celebratory letters and reminiscences addressed to John Piper.

No Voice from the Hall. Early Memories of a Country House Snooper & Echoing Voices. More Memories of a Country House Snooper

Architectural historian John Harris's memoirs, capturing the romatic-tragic world of England's lost houses.

Alexis. The Memoirs of the Baron de Rede

The memoirs of the stylish society figure, the Baron de Rede.

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