Category: Biography


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By: "Cue",

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1911

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H705

Condition: V.g.

286 [2]pp. 9 plates including coloured frontis.Charcaters form the Regency period. Little foxing and browned spine otherwise a sound copy View more info


By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Minerva: 1991

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: CG165

ISBN: 074939157X

Condition: V.g.

1256pp. Illus. cover [rubbed to the edges]. A good reading copy. margins a trifle age-toned. Tight binding and illustrated with plates. View more info

DAVID LIVINGSTONEThe Weaver Boy who became a Missionary

By: Adams, H.G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1892

Edition: 23rd Edition

Seller ID: Pa295

Condition: V.g.

306pp, iv pub. ads. Original dec. grey boards depicting a Lion and a man fighting. Lovely clean binding with a.e.g. Front free end paper missing, titles and margins foxed. View more info

SACRED ALLEGORIES : The Shadow of the Cross; The Distant Hills; Etc

By: Adams, Rev. W.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1855

Edition: third ediiton reprinted

Seller ID: Q464

Condition: Fine

xviii, 385pp. Frontis. portrait and a engraved view of Bonchurch, Isle of Wight. Original full polished calf with fine gilt dec. compartments to spine. Raised bands and morocco label. A lovely item. Neat inscription dated 1862 in memory of Charles Green. A trifle foxed View more info


By: Addison, Joseph. Steele, Sir Richard and Budgell, Eustace

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB1182

Condition: Fine

158pp, with sketches from wood gravings throughout. Glossary and notes from 149- 158pp. Brown spine and marbled paper binding. Green top edge. View more info


By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Talk Miramax Books: 2001

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: MH019

ISBN: 0786867574

Condition: Fine

1212pp. Pictorial white d.j. [rubbed]. No inscriptions. View more info


By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1933

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Le455

Condition: Fine

299pp. Black buckram with Green blocked gilt dec. titles. Attractive green and gilt dec. end-papers. Copyright dated 1929. Title-page date 1933. View more info


By: Anglesey The Marquess of

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB1135

Condition: V.G.

428pp, with 35 illustrations.The life and letters of Henry William Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, 1768-1854. Sources notes from 389-413pp and Index from 417- 428pp. Yellow cloth spine and blue paper binding with gilt inlay family crest. Corners a little bumped. View more info

MARGARET, THE PEARL OF NAVARRE: A Narrative compiled from Authentic Sources

By: Anon

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Oliphant:

Seller ID: H509

Condition: Fine

ND [ school prize label dated 1883]202 [6 pub. cat.] pp, frontis. A lovely clean copy with green buckram binding, embossed in gilt block and black design. All edges gilt. No wear or fading. Corners trifle rubbed. View more info

A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF ELIZABETH FRY [Reprinted from the Norfolk News 25th Tenth Month 1843]

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Brighton, Arthur Wallis: 1845

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: GT143

Condition: V.g.

30pp. Original yellow printed wrappers [grubby and rubbed]. A scarce early Elizabeth booklet. Elizabeth was born in Norwich 1780 and died in Ramsgate 1845. This contemporary account of her life was first pub. in The Norfolk News in 1845 and pub. in Brighton as a booklet. Rare, no recorded copies found... View more info


By: Anon.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Gardner, Darton & Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: C577

Condition: Very Good

96pp. Vellum. Minature edition, 3x2.5 inches. Front board damaged in top corner and lacks rear free-end paper otherwise a nice copy. 14 photographic plates View more info


By: Anon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: E185

Condition: Fine

258pp,' Leaves from a diplomat's diary' View more info


By: Anon]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Robertson & Co.: 1828

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT022

Condition: Fine

241pp. Frontis. enfraved by C. Robertson, Edinburgh. Publisher's half-calf maroon binding with gilt titles and rules to the sone and a fine maroon paterned cloth to the boards. Robertson's Sacred Classics. A rare book with only one copy traced in Copac [BL and no author known]. View more info

Napoleon and Josephine

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1990

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P184

ISBN: 0719547857

Condition: Fine

317pp. Trifle sunned to the spine View more info


By: Ashby, Margaret.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire., Flaunden Press.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB902

ISBN: 0 9518242 0 1

Condition: Mint

176pp, with 56 illustrations and a map on the endpapers View more info

EDITH WHARTON A Woman in Her Time

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF197

ISBN: 0718109716

Condition: fine

191pp. A pictorial biography. Tipped-in frontis. portrait. Illus. throughout. The edges of the d.j. have curled and the clear laminate surface is damaged. This is appears to be a production problem. The book and contents are fine. No inscriptions but a signed letter to Nina [Bawden] from her agents who had sent her the book. View more info


By: Baily, F.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1935

Edition: Third Impreesion.

Seller ID: BB760

Condition: V. G.

316pp, with 15 illustrations. Foxing to page edges and preliminaries also mark on spine otherwise a tight copy View more info

The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton

By: Barrington, Mrs Russell

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1906

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: S409

2 volumes complete. 310;407pp. 82 +79 Colour and b/w plates tipped-in on grey paper, with captioned tissue guards. Both errata slips bound in. Original dec. blue cloth. Uncut edges. Some foxing to end-papers. IN NEED OF RE-BACKING. Back strips loose but present. The cloth on this book is very prone to deteriortaing and is often found in a poor condition. Sun damage seems to cause the cloth to spit easily. A good reading/reference copy but well worth re-backing or re-binding View more info

ENRICHETTA WOMAN OF GODThe life of Mother Enrichetta Dominici

By: Bea, Fernando

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Catholic Book Club: 1979

Seller ID: V019

Condition: V.g.

237pp. Pictoral d.j. by Barbara Lawrence. Orig. pub. in Italian in 1977 View more info


By: Bedoyere, Micheal De La

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: E184

Condition: Fine

304pp, 'an English judgement' b&w illustrations View more info