Biography & Autobiography

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  1. Leonora Carrington

    Leonora Carrington [Paperback]

    Giulia Ingarao(Author)

    $19.99

    ISBN: 9788869773938
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
    Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) was part of an important group of artists who left Europe for America during the Second World War. Andre Breton described her as possessing two priceless gifts: the enlightenment of a lucid madness and the subl... .... Learn More
  2. Adenauer

    Adenauer: Eine Geschichte in Bildern - A Story in Pictures [Hardback]

    Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung(Editor); Stiftung Bundeskanzler-Adenauer-Haus(Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9783777439082
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Konrad Adenauer, who was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany for 14 years from 1949 to 1963, is still well known today. All the important stages and politically significant events in his life are documented here in photographs. An authen... .... Learn More
  3. William Wyon

    William Wyon [Hardback]

    Mark Jones(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781912667796
    Published by : Spink Books
    Chief Engraver at the Royal Mint and the leading medallist of his time, William Wyon RA (1795-1851) produced some of the best known and most widely distributed images ever made. His portraits of the young Queen Victoria on the coinage, used throug... .... Learn More
  4. Mary Gillick

    Mary Gillick: Sculptor and Medallist [Hardback]

    Philip Attwood(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9781912667758
    Published by : Spink Books
    Mary Gillick, née Tutin (1881-1965), is probably best remembered for the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that appeared on UK coins from the beginning of her reign until decimalization in 1971. This book focuses on her career as a sculptor an... .... Learn More
  5. An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih

    An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih: A Man of “a Pure Heart” [Hardback]

    Dr Yongyan Li(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781626430839
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    This book is an academic biography of Liu Ching-chih, a renowned musicologist and translation scholar, and a prolific music critic in Hong Kong. Three Library Collections named after him are housed in the University of Hong Kong Libraries, the Hon... .... Learn More
  6. The Man Who Gave Away His Island

    The Man Who Gave Away His Island: A Life of John Lorne Campbell of Canna [Paperback]

    Ray Perman(Author)

    $14.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476893
    Published by : Origin
    In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Hebridean isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent it becoming a rich man's playground (like so many other islands and Highland estates), to preserve a part of traditional Gaelic culture and show that efficient fa... .... Learn More
  7. La Sboba

    La Sboba: Diario dell’internato militare n. 30067 dall’8 settembre 1943 al 5 settembre 1945 [Paperback]

    Giulio Prunai(Author); Maria Prunai Falciani(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9788859621454
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Giulio Prunai (1906-2002) was a lieutenant in the Italian Navy during World War II. Captured in Toulon on 8th September 1943, he spent two years in Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Poland. He finally got back to his home in Siena on 5th Sep... .... Learn More
  8. Il «Giornale del Mattino» di Ettore Bernabei

    Il «Giornale del Mattino» di Ettore Bernabei [Paperback]

    Pier Luigi Ballini(Editor)

    $69.00

    ISBN: 9788859621805
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I libri della Badia
    Volume: 30
    This essay reconstructs the history of the “Giornale del Mattino”, an Italian newspaper founded in Florence in 1947, focusing on the role of Ettore Bernabei (1952-1956), who has been editor in chief in the Fifties. The newspaper, which... .... Learn More
  9. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Paperback]

    Dr. Nicholas C. Flemming(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9789464260328
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping w... .... Learn More
  10. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Hardback]

    Dr. Nicholas C. Flemming(Author)

    $160.00

    ISBN: 9789464260335
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming’s memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping w... .... Learn More

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