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ABBOTT, JACOB
History of Cyrus the Great
University of Michigan. Soft cover. Facsimile reprint, first published in 1850. In the series Michigan Historical Reprint. A rather romantic historical biography. Small crease to front cover, no inscriptions, VG. 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10188
GBP 9.74 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.29 | JP¥ 1385]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: history, biography, Cyrus, Xenophon History

 
DOWAGER DUCHESS OF ARGYLL, ED.
George Douglas, Eighth Duke of Argyll (1823 - 1900), Autobiography and Memoirs Vol I
London, John Murray. 1906. Hardcover. Volume one only of two. Ex-lib, minimal marking (W H Smith subscription library label to front paste-down). Blue cloth with gold coat of arms and badge worn and marked, gilt on top, some creases and occasional grubby marks to page, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11062
GBP 12.78 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.13 | JP¥ 1817]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, autobiography, Scottish, Scotland Scottish

 
BABORKA, GEOFFREY
H P Blavatsky the Light-Bringer - the Blavatsky Lecture 1970
London, The Theosophical Publishing House. 1970. Soft cover. Biographical and philosophical. Includes a glossary. Stapled booklet, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10235
GBP 8.43 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.64 | JP¥ 1198]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, philosophy, Theosophy Philosophy

 
BACON, LEONARD
Semi-Centennial - Some of the Life and Part of the Opinions
Harper & Brothers New York 1939 HB. Hardcover. Covers worn, sunned and marked, no inscriptions, tattered remains of the DJ loosely laid in, pages yellowed, tight and sound, good. 273pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8431
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: autobiography, biography

 
BARRETT, JOHN
The Promised Land
Times Commercial Printers Hamilton, NZ 1st 1977 HB. Hardcover. A biography of journalist Colin Wilson, signed by Colin Wilson to the ffep verso. Blue cloth covers a little worn and marked, some slight age-mottling to pages but generally tight, clean and sound, good in good DJ, edge-worn, a little chipped and lightly marked. 208pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB9048
GBP 13.99 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.66 | JP¥ 1989]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, New Zealand, Waikato Times

 
BELLIS, H
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
London, Newnes Educational Publishing. 1953. Soft cover. In the series 'Women of Renown'. Small booklet, some minor grubby marks but generally VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12006
GBP 8.43 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.64 | JP¥ 1198]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, medicine Medicine

 
BIRD, ANTHONY
The Damnable Duke of Cumberland
London, Barrie and Rockliff. 1966. Hardcover. Subtitled ' A character study and vindication of Ernest Augustus Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover', this is a biography of one of Queen Victoria's uncles. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB9410
GBP 10.63 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.42 | JP¥ 1511]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, royalty, royal family

 
BOULTON, JAMES, T.
Lawrence in Love. Letters from Dh. Lawrence to Louie Burrows
University of Nottingham Press Nottingham 1968 HB. Hardcover. 165 letters and postcards written by Lawrence to Louie Burrows between 1906 and 1912 before elopement with Frieda Weekley. Some slight bumping to spine and edge wear, o/wise good. Internally VG. Dustjacket some wear and fraying to spine head and tail. Price clipped. 182pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB8414
GBP 8.91 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.25 | JP¥ 1267]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lawrence, DH. Lawrence, Louie Burrows

 
BRYANT, KEITH L
William Merritt Chase: A Genteel Bohemian
Columbia, University of Missouri Press. 1991. (ISBN: 0826207596). Hardcover. A biography of a leading American artist and teacher. VG in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10784
GBP 15.10 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.06 | JP¥ 2147]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0826207596 biography, art Art

 
FANNY BURNEY, EDITED BY HER NIECE
Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Author of Evelina, Cecilia Etc, 7 Vols Complete
London, for Henry Colburn by his successors, Hurst and Blackett. 1854. Hardcover. Seven volumes complete, a new edition. Original decorative blue cloth worn and marked, hinges a little soft, heraldic name plate (Stewart of Murdostoun) to front paste-down all vols, no other inscriptions, frontis all vols, fold-out facsimile page vol I, a good set. Good.
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Book number: BYB11279
GBP 59.97 [Appr.: EURO 67 US$ 75.7 | JP¥ 8526]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, Fanny Burney, Evelina, Dr Johnson

 
BUTT, JOHN
Biography in the Hands of Walton, Johnson and Boswell
U of California Press Los Angeles 1966 PB. Soft cover. Lectures given in 1962. Covers slightly worn and marked, no inscriptions, age-mottling to edge of page block, good. 48pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8430
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, Izaak Wlton, Samuel Johnson, James Boswell

 
BYRON, MAY
A Day with John Greenleaf Whittier
London, Hodder & Stoughton. Hardcover. In the series Days with the Poets. A biography of the Quaker poet. Undated - inscription to ffep dated 1912. Paper covered boards worn and marked, paste-on portrait to front , inscription to ffep, some foxing throughout, coloured full page illustrations, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB10047
GBP 11.19 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.12 | JP¥ 1591]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, poetry Poetry

 
CLARK, DAVID FINDLAY
'Remember Who You Are!' - the Story of a Son of the Manse
Cuallan Press Dunfermline 2007 PB. (ISBN: 9780955427312). Soft cover. An autobiography of early years in Banff. VG, no inscriptions. 192pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB8659
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 9780955427312 Scottish, Scotland, biography, autobiography

 
CLAY, ARNOLD
Celtic Saints, Their Lives and Legacy
Buxton, Church in the Market Place. 2005. (ISBN: 1899147462). Soft cover. Featuring Ninian, Patrick, Samson, Columba, Aidan, Cuthbert, Brendan, Kentigern, Columbanus, Brigid, David, Beuno, Hilda and Chad. Signed by the author to the title page. VG. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB11726
GBP 10.40 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.13 | JP¥ 1479]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1899147462 Religion, Christianity, biography Religion

 
CREESE, JANNETT V
My Windward Side
Stockport, Community Services, Stockport Libraries. 2002. (ISBN: 0905164040). Soft cover. The autobiography of a nurse from St. Vincent in the Windward Islands, who sailed to England on the Ascania in 1959. Large format paperback, illustrative covers, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11984
GBP 14.04 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.72 | JP¥ 1996]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0905164040 biography, autobiography, Windward Islands

 
CZAJKOWSKI, CHRIS
Nuk Tessli: The Life of a Wilderness Dweller
Victoria, Orca Book Publishing. 1999. (ISBN: 1551431335). Soft cover. Life in the wilds of British Columbia. Signed by the author to the title page. Light wear to illustrative covers, generally VG. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB12128
GBP 9.20 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.61 | JP¥ 1308]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1551431335 biography, travel, signed, inscribed Nature Travel

 
DOLLAR, ROBERT
Memoirs of Robert Dollar - Vols 3 - 4 Combined
Knight-Counihan Co San Francisco 1928 HB. Hardcover. Second edition - the autobiography of the US shipping magnate. A small label from the Aras Marine Chartering Co is affixed to the title page. Green cloth a little worn and marked, gilt on top, inscription to ffep, tissue-guarded frontis, illus in b/w, some pages unopened, clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 251pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9038
GBP 13.99 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.66 | JP¥ 1989]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, autobiography, shipping, nautical, trade, timber

 
DOWELL, PETER W (ED)
Ich Kuss Die Hand: The Letters of H L Mencken to Gretchen Hood
University of Alabama Press. 1986, 1st Edition. Hardcover. VG in VG DJ, light creasing to front inner flap. Clean tight copy. 150pp 0. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB2360
GBP 6.24 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.88 | JP¥ 887]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, Letters, Baltimore, American Journalism, USA, Mencken, Sage of Baltimore, Henry Louis Mencken

 
DUPEYRAT, ANDRE, PREFACE BY PAUL CLAUDEL
21 Ans Chez Les Papous
Paris, La Colombe. 1952. Soft cover. Text in French. A missionary in Papua New Guinea from the 1930's to the 1950's. Illustrated in b/w. Covers lightly marked, pages yellowed, no inscriptions, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9811
GBP 8.40 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.6 | JP¥ 1194]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: France, French, Papua, New Guinea, missionary, anthropology, history, biography France

 
ROOSE-EVANS, JAMES
One Foot on the Stage - the Biography of Richard Wilson
Weidenfeld & Nicholson London 1st. 1996. (ISBN: 0297816624). Hardcover. The Scottish actor and director, currently best known for his role in One Foot in the Grave as the curmudgeonly Victor Meldrew. Signed (by Richard Wilson) with a dedication: 'Stephen, President of the SRC, best wishes, Richard'. Very lightly worn, generally VG in VG DJ, signed on the title page. 236pp. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB7246
GBP 40.68 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 51.35 | JP¥ 5783]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0297816624 Theatre, stage, drama, film, TV, television, Victor Meldrew, Tutti Frutti, actor, director, biography, Richard Wilson, signed Scottish

 
FERGUSSON, ADAM W
Bruce of Banff
Edinburgh, Andrew Elliot. 1934. Hardcover. Subtitled ' Memoir of a Scots parish minister who loved the church, his books and the book of nature and who cared for the poor'. Original blue boards much faded and sunned, a little worn and marked, a long inscription - quotations - to front paste-down, occasional pencil markings to text, portrait frontis, illustrated with photographs, tight and sound, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB9402
GBP 26.58 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 US$ 33.55 | JP¥ 3779]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, biography, religion, Christianity

 
FISHER, S R
Dust and Stars
Avon Books London 1st 1995 PB. (ISBN: 1860330908). Soft cover. A spiritual autobiography, intermingled with original poetry and inspirational quotations. Signed by the author to the front cover verso and with a handwritten note by the author loosely laid in. VG. 152pp 0. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB8669
GBP 35.62 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 44.96 | JP¥ 5064]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 1860330908 biography, autobiography, spirituality, poetry, poems, signed, inscribed, Fisher signed

 
VESEY-FITZGERALD, BRIAN
Gypsy Borrow
London, Dennis Dobson Ltd. 1953. Hardcover. A biography of the folklorist and linguist George Borrow, author of Lavengro etc. Portrait frontis and four b/w illustrations. Orange cloth worn, marked and sunned, no inscriptions, occasional foxing throughout, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB11399
GBP 10.49 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.24 | JP¥ 1491]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, folklore, George Borrow

 
FRASER, BEATRICE
Sunshine and Lamplight
Howard Timmins (PTY) Ltd Cape Town 1st HB. Hardcover. Undated. A trader in Zululand. Good in chipped, worn, mended, good DJ 181pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB2704
GBP 6.24 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.88 | JP¥ 887]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, South Africa, Zulus Africa

 
R GAYRE OF GAYRE AND NIGG
Who Is Who in Clan Gayre
Edinburgh, The Armorial Limited. 1962. Hardcover. An authoritative account of the clan and its members, with their coats of arms and crests illustrated in b/w and in colour. From a limited edition of 250 copies. Ex-lib, with a number to the spine and a label to ffep but no other stamps or inscriptions. Green cloth, clean, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9330
GBP 26.32 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 US$ 33.22 | JP¥ 3742]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish. biography, clan history, Gayre, Gaire, Gair, Gayer, Gear, Geer, Gare, Romanes

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