Benson's Antiquarian Books: Biographies
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749 - 1949 : a Radio Commemoration
Great Britain, The British Broadcasting Corporation, 1949. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Lynton Lamb. A large staple-bound booklet in good condition. Some foxing and browning to covers, corners are a little dog-eared. A few spots of foxing internally, generally clean. Staples are a bit rusty but binding is good and secure. 30 pages. Good.
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Book number: 010033
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.53 | JP¥ 680]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Radio Broadcast Goethe Commemoration Biography Lynton Lamb

 
ALLEN, ALEXANDER V. G.
Phillip Brooks 1835 - 1893 Memories of His Life with Extracts from His Letters and Note-Books
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in dark red cloth with gilt titling. Bright tidy covers. Fading to the cloth colour on the spine, minor marking to the covers. Inner hinges loosened a bit, binding is secure. Toning to the endpapers, some light toning and marking to the pages, toning to the frontispiece tissue guard. Pages; X, (2), 653. Very Good.
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Book number: 003842
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 11.09 | JP¥ 1156]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Autobiography General

 
AMIS, JOHN
My Music in London 1945-2000
London, Amiscellany Books, 2006. (ISBN: 0-9551580-0-1) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover in good condition, some light rubbing on the covers, clean inside and out. Pages; XII, 229. The musical life of John Amis. Good.
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Book number: 015099
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1020]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Music Classical Music Opera 0-9551580-0-1

 
ARCH, JOSEPH
From Ploughtail to Parliament : An Autobiography
London, The Cresset Library, 1986. (ISBN: 0091687918) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft cover in good+ condition. Some rubbing and creasing to covers. Slight creasing to a few page corners, slight browning to page margins, otherwise clean internally. Binding is tight. 412 pages. Good.
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Book number: 014900
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.87 | JP¥ 612]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Historical Political Social 0091687918

 
ASHBY, IRENE M.
William Allen
London, Edward Hicks, 1893. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Softcover, browning and marking to the covers, some creasing and loss at edges, spine is reinforced with book repair tape. A few page corners are dog-eared, marking to first few pages, a few minor markings elsewhere internally, generally clean. Binding is good and secure. 149 pages. Good.
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Book number: 013204
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.53 | JP¥ 680]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Historical

 
BAREHAM, TERENCE
George Crabbe
London, Vision Press Limited, 1977. (ISBN: 085478084X) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard back in very good condition. Clean throughout, binding is very good. In good+ dust jacket with sunning to spine, light marking and slight rubbing to edges. 245 pages. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 013505
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.92 | JP¥ 408]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Literary Historical 085478084x

 
EDITED BY ALAN BELL.
Lord Cockburn: The Letters
Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd, 2005. (ISBN: 0 85976 630 6) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black hardcover with dust jacket, with very little signs of wear to both, clean internally. Pages; 282. Henry Cockburn 1779-1854. A selection of 180 (new) letters, providing much fresh information about his career as advocate, judge, whig activist, family man and building conservationist. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 015575
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 19.58 | JP¥ 2040]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biographies Edinburgh Law Legal 0 85976 630 6

 
BLOOM, URSULA
No Lady Has a Dog's Day : a Casual Book of Reminiscences
London, Hutchinson, 1956. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard back in very good- condition. A few spots of foxing to external page edges, light marking to end papers, otherwise clean throughout, binding is good and secure. In good dust jacket with light marking, sunning to spine, some loss and tears at edges. 191 pages. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 013123
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JP¥ 1020]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography General

 
BOAS, GUY
John Evelyn, Virtuoso (Paper Read to the Royal Society of Literature and the John Evelyn Society)
Great Britain, 1954. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A staple-bound booklet in good condition. Light marking to covers, some wear to the top of the spine, slight toning to the pages, otherwise clean internally. Binding is very good. Pages numbered 106 to 122. Good.
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Book number: 014014
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.83 | JP¥ 816]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography

 
BORODIN, GEORGE
Man of Kerioth : The Story of Judas
London, Werner Laurie, 1949, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling. In near very good condition. Minor discolouration to cover edges, slight sunning to spine. Inscription on front end paper, a very few minor markings internally, generally very clean. Binding is very good. In good dust jacket; a bit grubby with some wear to edges. 242 pages. Good/Good.
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Book number: 009379
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 18.93 | JP¥ 1972]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Religion Christianity

 
BROWN, JOHN MASON
Insides Out : Being the Saga of a Dramatic Critic Who Attended His Own Opening
London, Herbert Jenkins, 1950. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Hirschfeld. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling. In good+ condition. Minor marking and rubbing to covers, crease on back cover. Inscription on front end paper, otherwise clean internally, binding is good and secure. 128 pages. No publishing date, circa mid 20th century. Good.
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Book number: 014499
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.22 | JP¥ 544]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Humour Biography Medical Hirschfeld

 
BROWN, JOHN
Pet Marjorie : a Story of Child Life Fifty Years Ago
London, T. N. Foulis, 1919. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: H. C. Preston Macgoun. Soft cover in good condition, a decent reading copy. Some browning, minor marking and rubbing to covers. Slight bend in book, probably from storing on an uneven surface. Browning and light marking to end papers, a very few light markings internally, otherwise clean. Binding is very good. 102 pages with 5 colour illustrations. Good.
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Book number: 013128
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.57 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Children Historical H.C. Preston Macgoun

 
BUCHAN, JOHN
Man and the Book: Sir Walter Scott, The.
London, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1925. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bound in dark cloth with gilt titling. Minor marking to the covers, inner hinges loosened but secure. Light toning and minor marking to the pages. 213 pages. Good.
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Book number: 009221
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.83 | JP¥ 816]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Literary Scottish Sir Walter Scott

 
CAMERON, IAN
Jimmy Shand Story, The.
Edinburgh, Scottish Cultural Press, 1998. (ISBN: 1840170190) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard back in good+ condition. Ex-library, with free front end paper removed, a few stamps and markings internally, stamp on external page tops. Slight browning to page edges, otherwise clean apart from library markings, binding is very good. In very good dust jacket with slight creasing to edges. 198 pages. Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 013184
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.53 | JP¥ 680]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography Scottish Music 1840170190

 
CARSTAIRS, JOHN PADDY
Hadn't We the Gaiety?
London, Hurst & Blackett. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in pink cloth with blue titling. In good+ condition. Slight fading to cloth in places, minor rubbing to cover edges, a very few spots of foxing internally, otherwise clean, binding is very good. 107 pages. No publishing date, circa 1940's. Good.
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Book number: 009909
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.57 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Biographies
Keywords: Biography General

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