CHILTON BOOKS: General Biography
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"Like English Gentlemen" To Peter Scott.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (nd. c.1913). From the Author of "Where's Master?". Story of the polar explorer Sir Robert Falcon Scott, written for his young son, Peter. Pp.63, spotting mainly to endpapers and title page and to closed page edges. Cream boards with colour illustrated title to front board, age soiled with tear to lower front edge of spine. G-.
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Book number: 45853
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Welsh Dylan, Dylan Thomas's Life, Writing and his Wales.
London: Granada Publishing, 1980. "The author's penetrating study differs from other Dylan biographies in his attention to the poet's identity as Welshman .. his life and work are traced from early days in Swansea and heady, youthful confidence to the hardship and vagaries of bohemian Chelsea, and finally his return to Wales and the last years spent in the little shack at Langharne. Includes photographs of places and settings that inspired him." Pp143 with b/w illustrations, ink notes inside back cover. P/b with colour portrait by Augustus John to front cover. G+.
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Book number: 16250
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David Livingstone: The Weaver Boy Who Became A Missionary.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1879. "Twenty-Seventh Thousand." Fifth edition. 8vo. 18.4cm x 12cm x 3.4cm. pp.4/306/4(adverts). Engraved portrait frontis (of David Livingstone) and 3 full-page illustrations. Pages lightly toned. Dedication (dated 1907) in a contemporary hand to fep. Original green embossed cloth covers. Front board with blind-stamp decoration, a coloured rose inlay, and gilt title. Spine similarily decorated with gilt title and blind-stamp decoration. Edges lightly rubbed, the rest of the decoration still quite bright. A well preserved copy.
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Book number: 15384
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Gordon and the Sudan.
London: Macmillan and Co Limited, 1931. 1st edition. Classic biography of the military hero General Gordon, who died in the Siege of Khartoum. Pp.xii/485/2(publisher's ads), black & white portrait frontispiece + 27 further illustrations and maps, 1cm marginal tear to pp.309/310. Dark blue cloth, gilt oval illustration of Gordon on a camel to front board , gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed. VG.
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Book number: 43488
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Keywords: Bernard Allen General Gordon Sudan Equatorial Province Africa Nile Slave Traders Cairo Khartoum Suleiman Egypt Berber Mahdi Illustrated Biography History British Empire 44750 General Biography

Stay of Execution. A Sort of Memoir
London: The Bodley Head, 1974. Rep. The experiences of living with cancer. "An extraordinary book, grace under the ultimate pressure, filled with wit, wonder and endless courage." Pp. 312, 17 b/w photographs, slight toning to endpapers. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w edge chipped. G+/G+.
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Book number: 29131
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The Double Bond: Primo Levi. A Biography.
London: Viking, Penguin Books, 2002. 1st ed. "This biography is a triumph of research and sympathy, fully worthy of its great subject." Pp. 26/898, portrait frontis, 63 b/w illustrations. Black cloth, portrait illustrated d/w. VG/VG.
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Book number: 21987
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Boyfriend 64 Book.
London: Proprietors City Magazines, Ltd, 1964. 1st ed. Packed with photos the showbiz book of the year: Elvis and many others in exciting colour. Pp. 151, 16 colour portraits, 16 pages colour illustrations + black & white illustrations throughout. Illustrated boards featuring Elvis Presley. G+.
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Book number: 28007
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Harold Tennyson R.N. The Story of a Young Sailor Put Together by a Friend.
London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1918. 1st edition. Memoir of Sub-Lieutenant The Hon. Harold Courtney Tennyson, son of the Right Hon. Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, P.C, G.C.M.G, of Farringford, Freshwater, Isle of Wight. Harold died 29th January, 1916 during a Channel patrol on board H.M.S. Viking, when it struck a mine. Pp.294/2(publisher's catalogue). Green cloth, gilt title to spine dulled, minor rubbing to boards. G+.
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Book number: 44974
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The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone. Compiled from Reliable Sources.
London: The National Publishing Company,nd. Aeg. Pp. 324,portrait frontis. + 4 further tinted illustrations, folding map to rear, name to fep and verso portrait page. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, bevelled edges. G+.
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Book number: 2156
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The Life Story of William Quarrier: A Romance of Faith.
Glasgow: R.Allan & Son, nd. Popular Edition. Biography of William Quarrier (1829-1903) the devout Baptist philanthropist and founder of the Orphan Homes of Scotland (OHS) and Quarrier Village. Many of the children were relocated to Canada to start life afresh. Pp.12/432/4(ads), b/w portrait frontis. + occasional b/w illustrations throughout, endpapers browned, a few pages slightly loose. Blue cloth, sunning to spine and board edges. G+.
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Book number: 30927
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The Story of Palissy the Potter.
London: T.Nelson and sons, 1887. 0. Pp. 119,engraved frontispiece, historated capitals to chapters, owner's details to inner endpaper, endpapers browned, mild spotting to closed page edges and very occasionally to margins. Turquoise cloth, decorated title to front with gilt title to spine. G+.**Bernard Palissy, 1510-1590, the great Renaissance French potter, created a style of ceramic art that enjoyed widespread popularity in the sixteenth century, and was often imitated during his lifetime and for many years thereafter.
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Book number: 36931
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Fanny Kemble. A Passionate Victorian.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1938. 1st ed. Pp.387, illustrated endpapers, b/w frontis. portrait of Fanny Kemble. Maroon cloth, gilt title to front cover, title to spine darkened. VG.
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Book number: 21328
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Orange Street & Brickhole Lane.
London; Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963. 1st ed. ".. recalls the trials and rewards of being a full-time publisher and part-time writer". Pp. 190, owner's name to fep. Blue cloth, illustrated d/w designed by Graham Oakley has small edge tear to top of rear. VG/G+.
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Book number: 30071
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The Secret Country of C. S. Lewis. (Illustrated by Patricia Frost).
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976. this ed. "A biography of C.S. Lewis for young people. This book brings to life a fascinating man and shows something of his almost reluctant journey into faith." Pp, 123, 6 b/w illustrations, pages toned. P/b. G+.
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Book number: 9375
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Darling Dennis.
Aberdeen: Northern Publishers, 1984. Biography of a horse written for children. Pp.6/33, 6 b/w photos. Pbk, colour photo of 'Dennis' to front. VG.
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Book number: 33424
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Keywords: Bridget Astor Darling Dennis Horse Biography Illustrated 33518 General Biography

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