Ariel Books: Biography
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ABERBACH, DAVID
Bialik
New York, U.S.A. Grove. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0802110622) Quarto Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Jewish thikers series. Biography of Chaim Bialik, one of the most influential Hebrew poets of the 20th Century. CONDITION Burgundy bds with Black cloth spine and crisp gilt title, not bumped or worn, name inked to ffep, pp 143 with map, in unread state. Potrait wrapper is unworn. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7362
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Keywords: Bialik Hayyim Nahman 1873 1934 Jewish Authors Philosophy Literary Criticism Religious 0802110622

 
AINGER, ALFRED
Charles Lamb
London, United Kingdom, MacMillan. 1901, 3rd Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Burgundy waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title (very fresh only sl rubbed to waxe coating bottom rear edge) pp 226 tight and bright interior, light browning to eps. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9618
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2203]

 
ALDINGTON, RICHARD
Portrait of a Genius, But... The Life of D. H. Lawrence 1885-1930
London, United Kingdom, Heinemann. 1950, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp silver title and front decoration, blind stamped publishers device to back, not worn but sl. faded to top edge, Lawrence quote inked to ffep, faintly foxed to pages next to photo plates, pp 367 with photo illus, very tight. Original wrapper not worn, but faintly tanned. An excellent copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7551
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22.25 | JP¥ 3085]

 
ALDINGTON, RICHARD
The Romance of Casanova
London, United Kingdom, Heinemann. 1946, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth with bright Silver title (fresh and unworn) Book sellers stamp and label ghosting to feps, pp 326 nice tight copy, not inscribed, light scatted foxing to ends and edge. Original DJ is age toned with mild edgewear, price clipped. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 5576
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1542]

 
ALLDAY, ELIZABETH
Stefan Zweig : A Critical Biography
United Kingdom, W H Allen. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 049100009x) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Brown bds with crisp gilt title (not bumped or worn) pp 248 with tight and pristine interior (named to first blank) Original wrapper is fresh not worn (price clipped) An excellent copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7967
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 12.75 | JP¥ 1763]
Keywords: Jewish Playwright Jew Biography 049100009x

 
AMALRIK, ANDREI
Involuntary Journey To Siberia
United Kingdom, Readers Union. 1971, Reprint. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Intellectual and artist living in primitive conditions, who is exiled by the secret police for parasitism. He reports on agricultural methods in collective farms, which is hair raising and humorous, revealing backwardness and negligence, explains Russian food shortages. Due to this publication the author was again sent to labour camp near the artic circle for spreading anti Soviet frabrications. CONDITION Burgundy bds with crisp gilt spine title, pp 282 in tight unread condition. Original red wrapper has no wear except for 2 mm tear to bottom front. A mint copy. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7291
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Keywords: Russia Socialism Politics

 
AMORY, MARK
Lord Dunsany : A Biography
London, United Kingdom, Collins. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 000214860) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878 -1957) was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. He served during the First World War and was involved in Irish polictics afterwards. His writing is noted for the lush tapestry of language, conjuring images of people, places, and things which cannot possibly exist, yet somehow ring true. Lord Dunsany, was a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and others. CONDITION Blue bds are clean and unworn, 288 pages with frontis portrait. Bright and crisp as new. DJ has faintest wear to spine heel. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14825
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3856]
Keywords: 000214860

 
AMORY, MARK
Lord Dunsany : A Biography
London, United Kingdom, Collins. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 000214860) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878 -1957) was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. He served during the First World War and was involved in Irish polictics afterwards. His writing is noted for the lush tapestry of language, conjuring images of people, places, and things which cannot possibly exist, yet somehow ring true. Lord Dunsany, was a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and others. CONDITION Blue bds are clean and unworn, top cnrs curved, 288 pages with frontis portrait. Bright and crisp, toned end pages. DJ has faintest wear tand two tears top front with no loss. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14826
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2203]
Keywords: 000214860

 
APPLEYARD, REV. JOHN W; FRYE, JOHN (ED)
The War of the Axe and the Xosa Bible: The Journal of the Rev J. W. Appleyard
Cape Town, South Africa, C. Struik. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869770012) Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Number 850/1000 Limited release first edition. "The Cape Eastern Frontier was the scene of Appleyard's missionary labours, ministering Pato's Gqunukwebis and to the Fingoes around Port Peddie with the war of the Fingoes being fought on the Colonial side and Pato was the diehard rebel chief. The war of the Umalneni was centred on King William's Town with Appleyard being in the thick of it." CONDITION Natural Linen bds with Gilt title, pp xii 157 with 5 plate illus and 2 maps, one double paged. Crisp and unworn copy. Original DJ is fresh with with some short tears, one with small loss to rear. Now in brodart protection. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12054
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.75 | £UK 94.5 | JP¥ 13220]
Keywords: South Africa History Biography Military Brown Regiments Impey Menzies Tainton 0869770012

 
BAGEHOT, WALTER. EDITED BY RICHARD HOLT HUTTON.
Biographical Studies
London, United Kingdom, Longmans, Green & Co. 1881, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Includes Robert Peel, Pitt the Younger and Benjamin Disraeli. Navy blue cloth boards with gilt title spine, green endpapers, pp 368. Tight copy with small ding to mid spine causing tear, minor shelf wear and some foxing to prelims and foredge. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6570
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3856]

 
BANKS, ELIZABETH
The Remaking of an American
New York, U.S.A. Doublday, Doran & Co. 1928, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Autobiography of brilliant writer and student of humanity who has worked with men like Wells and Shaw. She lived in England during WWI and returned to the states afterwards. CONDITION Blue bds with gilt spine title, bottom rear cnr bumped o/w not worn, Red pub staining to top edge, pp 297 with untrimmed page edges, interior tight and fresh, odd expected foxing to ends. Original ocre wrapper is complete but in pieces, with both flaps separate and tears. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 7174
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5508]
Keywords: Politics

 
BARNARD, CHRISTIAAN: & PEPPER, CURTIS BILL
Christiaan Barnard: One Life
London, United Kingdom, George G Harrap. 1970, First British. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography of pioneering Heart Surgeon. Grey bds with bright Gilt title in Burgundy flag to spine, full colour portrait frontis, pp 358 and 32 b/w photo illus. Copy is fresh and unworn with sharp cnrs, pristine interior is not inscribed. Original DJ is rubbed to edges and price clipped. Overweight. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10410
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1983]
Keywords: Heart Surgery Medicine Noamzcom

 
JUDITH BASSETT
Sir Harry Atkinson, 1831-1892
New Zealand, Oxford University Press. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0196479347) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. He settled in Taranaki and helped set up the Militia in 1860 to fight the Maori War, was the Premier of New Zealand from 1876. CONDITION pp x 196 with illus plates and a map. Crisp and unread, DJ has mild shelf wear to spine head. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 15706
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Keywords: 0196479347

 
BEATTIE, HERRIES
Mackenzie the Sheep Stealer. Fresh Information Considered
New Zealand, Otago Daily Times. 1959, First Edition Thus. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2 Edition with extra information. Signed by Author to title page, stapled card wraps, pp 32 with 4 b/w photo plates. Crisp and bright, only fault is ownership stamp to front and top of title page. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 12907
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3856]
Keywords: New Zealand

 
BEHAN, BRENDAN
Borstal Boy
London, Hutchinson. 1958, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Authors most noted work, it was banned in Ireland, notable for the art with which it captures the lively dialogue of the Borstal inmates. CONDITION Purple cloth with crisp silver title (unworn) 343 pages. Bright and crisp as new. DJ has faintest shelf wear at tips, small stain at rear, not price clipped. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15930
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.25 | £UK 74.75 | JP¥ 10466]

 
BENHAM, REV WILLIAM (ED)
Letters of William Cowper
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1893, Re-Issue. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Part of the Golden Tresury Series. A reissue of the edition of 1884. Blue bds with Gilt title and decoration (spine age darkeneded with rubbed title, bottom cnrs bumped) clean guard to illus title page, pp. xxiii. 316. with tight and clean interior that has light edge browning (not inscribed, Cowpers crest cut and pasted to front paste down, sl foxed first 2 pages of prelims). Near Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 8847
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 1983]

 
BERGNER, HERZ
Light and Shadow
New York, U.S.A. Thomas Yoseloff. 1963, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Artistic portrayal of Jewish re-settlement in Australia by a family of Polish origins, the children settle right in, their parents integration into the community is mixed, sacrificing his religious beliefs to the success of his business. CONDITION Brown bds with gilt spine title, top 2 cnrs sl canted but not worn, pon to ffep, pp 379 in tight clean state. Original wrapper has minor edge rubs to spine and small chips, o/w fresh and clean. An excellent copy. #Australian History#. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 7324
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2203]
Keywords: Jew Jewish Judaim Judaica Australia History

 
ANON [D G HAMILTON GORDON] BL
Fifty Years a Failure : Confessions of an Optimist
London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1905, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Douglas George Hamilton-Gordon was born in 1852, the son of Reverend Hon. Douglas Hamilton-Gordon and Lady Ellen Susan Anne Douglas. He married Edith Anne Bullock, daughter of Reverend Walter Trevelyan Bullock, in 1877. CONDITION Blue cloth bds with crisp gilt titles, frontis illus by Max Cowper with tissue guard, pp vi 325. Taned to end pages otherwise and nice crisp copy. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15654
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 | £UK 51.25 | JP¥ 7161]

 
BLOOM, URSULA HARVEY
Rude Forefathers
London, United Kingdom, MacDonald & Co. 1945, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Reminiscences. "A vivid picture of the Victorian and Edwardian middle classes at home." CONDITION Burgundy bds with bright Gilt title (fresh, top cnrs bumped, sl damp stained to front leading edge near botton) pp 159 with lineage charts, tight and very bright (sl. damp mark to bottom cnr of first 3 pages) Original DJ has mild edge wear and chips to spine end. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11564
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Keywords: Victorian Edwardian History Humour Genealogy

 
BOLITHO, HECTOR
EDWARD VIII : His Life and Reign
London, United Kingdom, Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1937, 5th Impression. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maroon bds with crisp gilt spine title and regal emblem to front, not bumped or worn, name inked to ffep, pp 305 with 34 photo plates, odd foxed spot interior clean and tight. Wrapper has browned spine , 2 tiny tears and is price clipped. A very good clean copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7158
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Keywords: History

 
BOOTH, MARY WARBURTON
My Testimony
London, United Kingdom, Pickering & Inglis. 1947, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green bds with crisp Silver title (bottom cnrs bumped o/w fresh) pp 160 with 18 half tone photo illus, tight and pristine interior (named to first blank) Original wrapper fresh, not scuffed, faint rubbed extemities and tape repair to sl. chipped head of spine, not price clipped. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 8012
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2203]
Keywords: Missionary Religion India

 
BOSWELL, JAMES
Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 : Now First Published from the Original Manuscript Prepared for the Press, with Introduction and Notes by Frederick A Pottle
London, United Kingdom, William Heinemann. 1950, First Edition Thus. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title and emblem (fresh with one bumped cnr else unworn) Map eps, pp xiii 370 with 3 illus, small name to verso of ffep and very sl age toning to ends and edge, tight and bright interior. Original DJ has sl age toning. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10407
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3305]

 
BOSWELL, JAMES; POTTLE, FREDERICK A (ED)
Boswell In Holland 1763-1764 : Including His Correspondence with Belle De Zuylen
London, United Kingdom, William Heinemann. 1952, First Edition Thus. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title and emblem (fresh with one bumped cnr and some light scratches, cloth unworn) Map eps, pp xix 428 with 4 illus, small name to front pastedown obscured by DJ flap, and very sl age toning to eps, tight and pristinet interior. Original DJ has faint wear to spine head and is price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10408
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3305]
Keywords: Noamzcom

 
BOURGOGNE, SERGEANT
Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne (1812-1813)
London, United Kingdom, Johnathan Cape. 1930, First Thus. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Travellers Library Series. Blue cloth bds with Bright Gilt title (not worn) pp 351 plus ads to rear, tight and clean copy with faintly browned eps. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8323
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2754]

 
BOURNE, F. W.
The King's Son; or, A Memoir Of Billy Bray [Compiled Largely from His Own Memoranda]
London, United Kingdom, Bible Christian Book Room. 1906, Re-Issue. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback in decorated red cloth. detail is clear, gilt still bright. portrait frontis. 150pages+vi. illustrated. new and revised edition. Bright unread copy, not worn or foxed. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6351
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2203]

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