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Alan Villiers - Voyager of the Winds

Alan Villiers - Voyager of the Winds

Author: Kate Lance

This biography tells of the life of Alan Villiers, sailor, author and photographer.


Guantanamo  My Journey

Guantanamo My Journey

Author: David Hicks

'The media has long proposed that one of the many questions I should publicly address is, "What was I doing in Afghanistan?"'


Keshub Chunder Sen - a search for cultural synthesis

Keshub Chunder Sen - a search for cultural synthesis

Signed by the author

Author: Meredith Borthwick


My Pilgrimage

My Pilgrimage

An Autobiography

Author: F W Boreham DD


Nelson's Friendships

Nelson's Friendships

Author: Hilda Gamlin

A personal history of Lord Nelson and his friends, written in defence of his honour and in justice to his memory (notably concerning his 'friendship' with Emma Lady Hamilton).


Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki

Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki

Author: Lech Paszkowski

Reflections on the life of Strzelecki.


Slide Rule

Slide Rule

The autobiography of an Engineer.

Signed by the Author

Author: Neville Shute


Specimen Days

Specimen Days

Author: Walt Whitman

Illustrated with 133 USA Civil War photographs and selected pictures from the life of Walt Whitman.


Storms and Dreams

Storms and Dreams

Author: John Dunmore

Louis de Bougainville: Soldier, Explorer, Statesman.


The Correspondence of G E Morrison

Editor: Lo Hui-Min

Volume 1 1895-1912

Morrison was The Times correspondent in China in the later Imperial and early Republican period and became a political advisor to the first President of the Republic of China until his death in 1920.


The Diary of Beatrice Webb

The Diary of Beatrice Webb

Authors: Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie

4 volumes

Beatrice Webb, who with her husband Sidney Webb was at the centre of British intellectual and political life for nearly seventy years, kept a diary from the age of fifteen until her death.


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