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  1. The History of King Richard the Third: by Sir George Buc, Master of the Revels

    The History of King Richard the Third: by Sir George Buc, Master of the Revels [Hardback]

    Arthur Kincaid (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780854313044
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Series: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London
    Volume: 83
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Sir George Buc (1560-1622), one of the careful antiquarian scholars of the English Renaissance, is famous in literary history as Master of Revels under King James I, a position in which he was responsible for censorship of Shakespeare’s later play... .... Learn More
  2. American Workman

    American Workman: The Life and Art of John Kane [Hardback]

    Maxwell King (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780822947042
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    A comprehensive, novel reassessment of the life and work of one of America's most influential self-taught artists, John Kane. The book presents a full account of Kane's life as a working man, including his time as a steelworker, coal miner, street... .... Learn More
  3. Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich: Photographs and Memories [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9780813195452
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Marlene Dietrich never threw away anything. She kept her good-luck rag doll (it appeared with her in The Blue Angel and followed her to dressing tables on every movie set). She kept the letters she received from her lovers and her husband... .... Learn More
  4. An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih

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

    Yongyan Li (Author)

    £80.00

    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
  5. Phyllis George

    Phyllis George: Shattering the Ceiling [Hardback]

    Paul Volponi (Author); Lenny Shulman (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813195810
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In 2019, the NFL issued a list of football's one hundred greatest game-changers, and among the legendary athletes and coaches was one broadcaster: Phyllis George. The first female anchor of a major network sports show, George broke the glass ceili... .... Learn More
  6. The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

    The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley [Paperback]

    R. Alton Lee (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813195391
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    By 1926, it seemed that John R. Brinkley's experimental rejuvenation cure
    face=Calibri>– transplanting goat glands into aging men
    face=Calibri>– had taken the nation by storm. Never mind that 'Doc' Brink... .... Learn More
  7. The Gentle American

    The Gentle American: George Horton’s Odyssey and His True Account of the Smyrna Catastrophe [Hardback]

    Ismini Lamb (Author); Christopher Lamb (Author)

    £49.00

    ISBN: 9781463244491
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: -
    Volume: -
    How many lives can one man save? Never enough, Horton realized. As his ship backed away from Smyrna’s wharf, he could better see the helpless, teeming crowd on the waterfront trapped between the sea and a raging inferno. He was not consoled by res... .... Learn More
  8. My Place in the Sun

    My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington [Hardback]

    George Stevens (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813195247
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    George Stevens Jr. grew up on movie sets. His grandmother, aunts, uncles, and other family members were all entertainers, but it was his father, director George Stevens Sr., who cast the longest shadow. The elder Stevens won best director Oscars f... .... Learn More
  9. Marlene

    Marlene [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813195445
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Film star. Cabaret sensation. Recording artist. Writer. Marlene Dietrich was nothing short of enchanting
    face=Calibri>– and remains so even today. In this book she chronicles her fabulous rise to stardom. From her early caree... .... Learn More
  10. Marlene Dietrich's ABC's

    Marlene Dietrich's ABC's: Wit, Wisdom, and Recipes [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780813195438
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    From the wonderfully varied and witty mind of Marlene Dietrich comes an alphabetised collection of her most zany, honest, and heartfelt thoughts. Offering her take on a range of ideas, people, and items, Marlene Dietrich's ABC is an unpre... .... Learn More

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