Welcome to Books & Ink Bookshop
 -  Banbury's Independent Booksellers  -
White Lion Walk
Banbury
Oxfordshire

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Subject
Africana: Travel, History & Politics
Antiquarian (pre-1914)
Antiquarian (pre-1916)
Antiquarian Books and Ephemera
Archaeology & Ancient History
Architecture & Design
Architecture & Interior Design
Art & Design
Art: Crafts & Hobbies
Art: Photography
Biography & Autobiography
Books About Books
Business, Marketing & Management
Business, Marketing, Management & Finance
Children's
Children's (Fiction)
Children's (Non-Fiction)
Children's (Teen / Young Adult Fiction)
Children's (Young Children's Books)
Children's: Annuals
Children's: Enid Blyton
Children's: Fiction & Poetry
Children's: Ladybird Books
Children's: Non-fiction
Children's: Young Adult / Teen Fiction
Children's: Young Children's Books
Classics
Classics: Ancient Languages & Literature
Collectable Penguin Books
Collectables & Antiques
Cooking, Food & Drink
Crafts & Hobbies
Decorative Cloth Bindings
Drama & Theatre
Ecology, Conservation & The Environment
Economics
Education
English Language, Creative Writing & Reference
Fiction (Crime & Thrillers)
Fiction (Historical & Westerns)
Fiction (Historical)
Fiction (Literature)
Fiction (Manga, Graphic Novels & Comics)
Fiction (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)
Fiction: General Literature
Food & Drink
Foreign Languages
Foreign Languages (French)
Foreign Languages (Other)
Foreign Languages (Spanish)

Browse All Categories
 
Opening Hours:

We're Open...
Tuesdays to Saturdays:
10am - 4pm

Closed on Sundays and Mondays

Closed in January and for very occasional days throughout the year - if you're making a special journey please contact us ahead of your trip to check.    
 
 

 
 
Come & visit us in historic Banbury's town centre
Directions  
  
Books & Ink Bookshop, 4 White Lion Walk, Banbury, Oxon OX16 5UD   
 
Tel. (01295) 709769  
Email. [email protected]
 
 
 
 
 
Reg. VAT No. 868272975.
 Members of the Booksellers Association
 

 
 
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Biography & Autobiography

 - 528 items found in your search
Biography & Autobiography

Around 25% of our stock is available on our website. If you can't find what you're looking for please contact us.

 
271 What the Stones Remember : A Life Rediscovered
Lane, Patrick Trumpeter Books Boston, Massachusetts 2005 1590302540 / 9781590302545 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. Excellent condition - NEAR FINE - boards a little bit bumped at spine ends. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is now protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 259pp. 23.5cm. 100367 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
286 The Meadow: Kashmir 1995 - Where the Terror Began
Levy, Adrian ; Scott-Clark, Cathy HarperPress London 2012 000736816X / 9780007368167 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. In excellent near fine condition. RRP. 16.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 510pp. The Kashmir Kidnapping that changed the face of modern terrorism. In July 1995, ten Western backpackers take a trip of a lifetime. hey have come in search of many things - nirvana, exhilaration, a sense of self. But over the course of the next week, their holidays take a terrifying turn when they become entangled in a nail-biting hostage drama that will suck them into an alien world of jihad and Islamic fundamentalism. In the months that follow, their fates will become caught-up in a bloody struggle between India and Pakistan, fought out in the airless heights of Kashmir. With the world looking on, four of the captured travellers will vanish off the face of the earth, never to be seen again, creating one of the region's great mysteries. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 301592 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
272 From The Ozarks and The Rockies : Autobiographical Notes
Laporte, Cloyd Cloyd Laporte New York 1970 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Signed by Author(s)
Inscribed by the author on the second front free endpaper. Beige cloth binding. No publisher stated - assumed to be self-published. Light foxing to the endpapers. Some pencilled notes inside the rear board. Rest of pages very clean. Binding tight and firm. 22cm. 100402 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
287 The Chief: Field Marshal Lord Wavell Commander-in-Chief and Viceroy 1939-1947
Lewin, Ronald Hutchinson London 1980 009142500x / 9780091425005 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition The dust jacket is faded at the spine. A few small speckles to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight. 282pp. 104128 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
273 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A very slight forwards lean to the spine (very slight). Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. 106166 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
288 Higgs, Dorothy Pickard
Life in Guernsey under the Nazis 1940-45 Toucan Press Guernsey 2000 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. In excellent condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price blacked out on the back cover. 62pp. 305294 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
274 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Just small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. 106167 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
289 With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet Heinz Linge
Linge, Heinz ; with an introduction by Roger Moorhouse Frontline Books 2009 1848325444 / 9781848325449 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket, both in very good condition. A couple of light scratches to the front cover of the dust jacket and a few little light bruises to the edges. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket front flap not price clipped. Binding nice and firm. pp. xv, 224. 306981 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
275 The Cretan Journal
Lear, Edward ; edited by Rowena Fowler Denise Harvey and Company Athens and Dedham 1985 0907978177 / 9780907978176 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Second edition. Original green cloth. Both the boards and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight fading to the edges of the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour illustrations. pp. 119. Includes a loose advertisement pamphlet for The Corfu Years. 106168 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
290 How Was It For You? - Home Thoughts From Abroad [Signed copy]
Lipman, Maureen Robson Books Ltd 1985 0860513475 / 9780860513476 Hardback Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Hardback, with dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. 208pp. 4th impression. In very good clean condition. DJ not price clipped [7.95]. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the dust jacket against wear). 007347 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
276 Edward Lear: Selected Letters
Lear, Edward ; selected and edited by Vivien Noakes Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1988 0198186010 / 9780198186014 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's original navy blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. The binding is firm and square and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xliii, 325. 106750 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
291 The Essential Chaim Weizmann: The Man, The Statesman, The Scientist
Litvinoff, Barnet (compiled and edited by) Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1982 029778553 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Publisher's black boards. Lightly bruised spine ends. No names or inscripitons but faint marks from erased prices on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed and bruised at the edges and slightly darkened at the spine. Front flap not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by in a loose protective clear film sleeve. pp. xi, 291. 012509 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
277 Edith Wharton
Lee, Hermione Chatto and Windus London 2007 0701166657 / 9780701166656 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent near fine condition. Publisher's original black boards. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Unclipped dust jacket. pp. x, 853. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 103801 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
292 Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Volumes I and II [Complete in 2 Vols]
Lockhart, J. G. ; with prefatory letter by J. R. Hope Scott Adam and Charles Black London and Edinburgh 1892 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth bindings, with gilt motifs on front panel and spine. Frontispiece illustrations with tissue guards. Both volumes are rubbed and frayed at the spine ends, with minor rubs to the corners. Interiors nice and clean, though both volumes are a bit shaken at the front inner hinge - bindings still firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. xix, 409 ; 410-837pp. 19.5cm. 100799 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
278 Edward Lear and his world
Lehmann, John Thames and Hudson London 1977 0500130612 / 9780500130612 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition. A nice clean copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 128. With 137 illustrations (black and white). 106161 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
293 Comes The Reckoning
Lockhart, R. H. Bruce Putnam London 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A nice copy. 384pp. 104572 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
279 Edward Lear and his world
Lehmann, John Thames and Hudson London 1977 0500130612 / 9780500130612 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition. A nice clean copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks.The front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. pp. 128. With 137 illustrations (black and white). 106162 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
294 Memoirs of a British Agent: Being an account of the author's early life in many lands and of his official mission to Moscow in 1918
Lockhart, R. H. Bruce Putnam London and New York 1932 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. First reprint; same year as the first edition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and a bit of curvature to the boards. Corners bumped. pp. xi, 355. 104573 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
280 Edward Lear and his world
Lehmann, John Thames and Hudson London 1977 0500130612 / 9780500130612 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition. A nice clean copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 128. With 137 illustrations (black and white). 106741 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
295 Colette: A Life
Lottman, Herbert Secker and Warburg London 1991 0436257467 / 9780436257469 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. A forwards lean to the spine and pages have slightly darkened / tanned. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Minor rubs and indentations to dust jacket. A good, solid and clean reading copy. Dust jacket not price clipped. 344p. 306222 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
281 Edward Lear and his world
Lehmann, John Thames and Hudson London 1977 0500130612 / 9780500130612 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition. A nice clean copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 128. With 137 illustrations (black and white). 106742 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
296 Low's Autobiography
Low, David Michael Joseph London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. The binding is firm and pages clean but the top corner of the front endpaper has been clipped. 387pp. The dust jacket has a few minor rubs and very short nicks to the edges. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105355 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
282 These Golden Days: An Illustrated Record of an Oxfordshire Market Town from the 1930s [SIGNED COPY]
Lester, Marjory Published by Marjory Lester Banbury 1992 0951212710 / 9780951212714 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
One of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Book and dust jacket in very good condition. Flat signed by the author on the title page (no inscription). Dust jacket flaps and some pages are very slightly darkened at the edges and there is a very small mark to the bottom edge of the front endpaper next to the spine. No names, inscriptions or other marks. This is the second volume of Marjory's reminiscences and paintings of Banbury and follows on from Memories of Banbury. 107 pages. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 102885 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
297 Charles Lamb and the Lloyds
Lucas, E. V. Smith, Elder & Co. London 1898 First Edition Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.25" Tall 
Wear to the extremeties of the spine, spine is a little lightened. Internally the pages are lightly age-tanned and have a small amount of scattered foxing. Name to the reverse of the frontis illustration. Paper hinge between the front endpaper and pastdown is split. Some pages still uncut. 297pp. Image available on request. 035831 
Price: 9.95 GBP

 
 
283 Edward Lear: A Biography [Signed by the author]
Levi, Peter Macmillan London 1995 0333588045 / 9780333588048 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). An excellent, fine, copy. Binding firm and pages bright and clean. The dust jacket is likewise fine; not price clipped. pp. xxi, 362. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106739 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
298 Hannaboys Farm
Mack, Marjorie Faber and Faber London 1942 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Publisher's original brown cloth boards. Lacks dust jacket and f.e.p. Opens onto half-title page. Some light foxing. War economy standard production. 183pp. 21cm. 101558 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
284 Edward Lear: A Biography [Signed by the author]
Levi, Peter Macmillan London 1995 0333588045 / 9780333588048 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. SIGNED by the author on the title page (no inscription / dedication). An excellent, fine, copy. Binding firm and pages bright and clean. The dust jacket is very near fine but has a minor bruise to the top edge and a small bruise with crease to the bottom edge of the back cover; not price clipped. pp. xxi, 362. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106740 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
299 The Earnest Student, Being Memorials of John Mackintosh
Macleod, Norman Strahan & Co. London 1863 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Popular edition. Original cloth boards; some marks to the front board. Cloth is a little frayed at spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name and address on the f.e.p. Hinges are sound. Pages are a little browned with age. Foredges untrimmed. Some light foxing. pp. xvi, 483, 4. 301730 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
285 The Truce: A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz
Levi, Primo ; translated by Stuart Woolf ; introduction by David Mendel ; etchings by Jane Joseph The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good, clean condition but lacks slipcase. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight and firm. Printed on Stow Book Wove paper and bound in blue cloth blocked and printed with a design by the artist. 239pp. 104087 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
300 The Stone Boudoir
Maggio, Theresa Headline Review 2002 0755311248 / 9780755311248 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red cloth. A slight bump to the top corner of the front board. Otherwise in excellent fine condition throughout. RRP. 14.99. Fascinated by her family's stories of their Sicilian homeland, Theresa Maggio decided to return to her ancestral village of Santa Margherita Belice and to explore the vanishing world they had left behind. She travelled to some of the most obscure and isolated villages in the shadows of Mount Etna, many of which had been all but destroyed by a huge earthquake in 1968. There she found an ancient way of life, where religious processions can consume villagers for days on end and where almonds grow like weeds by the roadside. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 246pp. 302409 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   10   NEXT >   Skip 10 >>
 
Signed Books for that Extra Special Gift Subscribe To Featured Items Via RSS
Wainewright The Poisoner [Signed 1st Edition], Motion, Andrew
Wainewright The Poisoner [Signed 1st Edition]
Motion, Andrew
20.00 GBP
Add to Basket

In The Blood: A Memoir of My Childhood [Signed Copy], Motion, Andrew
In The Blood: A Memoir of My Childhood [Signed Copy]
Motion, Andrew
10.00 GBP
Add to Basket

Prisoner of the Turnip Heads: Horror, Hunger and Humour in Hong Kong, 1941-1945 [Signed Copy], Wright-Nooth, George ; with Mark Adkin
Prisoner of the Turnip Heads: Horror, Hunger and Humour in Hong Kong, 1941-1945 [Signed Copy]
Wright-Nooth, George ; with Mark Adkin
36.00 GBP
Add to Basket

 
 
New Arrivals Subscribe To Featured Items Via RSS
About This Man Called Ali: The purple life of an Arab artist, Ghandour, Amal
About This Man Called Ali: The purple life of an Arab artist
Ghandour, Amal
12.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

Present Past, Past Present: a Personal Memoir, Ionesco, Eugene ; with a new introduction by Robert Brustein ; translated from the French by Helen R. Lane
Present Past, Past Present: a Personal Memoir
Ionesco, Eugene ; with a new introduction by Robert Brustein ; translated from the French by Helen R. Lane
6.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

The Young Ardizzone: An Autobiographical Fragment, Ardizzone, Edward
The Young Ardizzone: An Autobiographical Fragment
Ardizzone, Edward
30.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

Franz Kafka, A Biography, Brod, Max ; translated from the German by G. Humphreys Roberts and Richard Winston
Franz Kafka, A Biography
Brod, Max ; translated from the German by G. Humphreys Roberts and Richard Winston
7.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Volume IV, 1663 (A new and complete transcription), Pepys, Samuel ; edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews
The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Volume IV, 1663 (A new and complete transcription)
Pepys, Samuel ; edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews
10.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Volume III, 1662 (A new and complete transcription), Pepys, Samuel ; edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews
The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Volume III, 1662 (A new and complete transcription)
Pepys, Samuel ; edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews
8.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

Florence Nightingale: The Wounded Soldier's Friend, Pollard, Eliza F.
Florence Nightingale: The Wounded Soldier's Friend
Pollard, Eliza F.
14.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

Florence Nightingale: The Wounded Soldier's Friend, Pollard, Eliza F.
Florence Nightingale: The Wounded Soldier's Friend
Pollard, Eliza F.
14.00 GBP
Add to Shopping Cart

 
 



 | Home | About Us | Contact Us | Store Policies | Privacy Policy | Login | 


Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie