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The Life of Sir Thomas Gresham Founder of the Royal Exchange.
Charles Knight, 1845. First Edition. Soft Cover, Part of the Knight's Weekly volume series. Pocket sized. 245pp, decorated paper covers with tape strengthening to the lower part of the spine. Frontispiece engraved portrait. Internally clean. Includes an Appendix on Thomas Churchyard, and the publisher's catalogue. A rare copy of a biography of the Tudor merchant and founder of Gresham College. The BM catalogue gives the author as either Charles Knight or William Macfarlane... Very Good.
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Book number: 16359
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 30.7 | JP¥ 3236]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Tudor, Royal Exchange. Elizabethan Trade, Biography, Thomas Churchyard

 
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The University of Leeds Review 1969.
University of Leeds, 1969. Soft Cover, B + w illustrations. Includes articles on Pascal and Newman by J M Cameron, A H Hanson SOme Literature on Student Revolt, Brian Hogan on Criminal Liability without Fault and J P Roberts on ceramics... Fine.
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Book number: 5144
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.14 | JP¥ 647]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Pascal, Newman, J M Cameron, J P Roberts, Ceramics, Crime

 
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Vincent Van Gogh Paintings and Drawings from the collection of the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation Amsterdam.
The Arts Council, 1968. First Edition. Soft Cover, 128pp, soft covers with an illustration by Van Gogh. Introduction, Vincent in England and the catalogue of the works in the exhibition, with useful biographical information and notes... Fine.
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Book number: 11011
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.91 | JP¥ 518]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Painting, Art, Van Gogh

 
APPLEMAN, ROY EDGAR (ED) AND LINCOLN, ABRAHAM
Abraham Lincoln From His Own Words and Contemporary Accounts.
Unites States Information Service, 1959. First Edition. Soft Cover, Large format. 44pp, softback covers. B + w maps and photographs. A couple of very light spots of foxing to Contents page, otherwise a very clean Near Fine copy. Produced to mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth... Very Good.
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Book number: 12688
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.66 | JP¥ 1229]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, President, USA

 
ARETZ, GERTRUDE
The Empress Catherine.
Godfrey & Stephens Ltd, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover, Translated by Harry C Schnur. 244pp, black boards with gilt title. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate to the flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the German princess who became the ruler of Russia. Includes Appendix I - Catherine in her Letters, and a second Appendix of The Palace Revolution from the Memoirs of Princess Dashkov... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 16609
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.91 | JP¥ 518]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Russian History, History, Biography

 
ARUNDELL, DENNIS
The Story of Sadler's Wells 1683 1964.
Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 306pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w illustrations. Ex library, with pocket on inner board and stamps on flyleaf and title page, otherwise clean, so sold as good reading copy. The history of one of the oldest English Theatres, and the actors and playwrights who worked there... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 5652
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.91 | JP¥ 518]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: theatre, theatre history, actor, playwright

 
AYDON, CYRIL
Charles Darwin.
Constable, 2002. First Edition. Hard Cover, 326pp, the page edges tanning a very little with age. Complete illustrated dustjacket B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The life and work of the man who wrote the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, and changed the world... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 16898
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.75 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Evolution, Naturalist, Scientist, Biography

 
AYLING, STANLEY
A Portrait of Sheridan.
Constable, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover, 218pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the 18th century dramatist and politician... As New /As New.
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Book number: 14810
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.98 | JP¥ 841]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Theatre, Ireland, Politician 18th Century

 
BAKER, MICHAEL
The Doyle Diary The Last Great Conan Doyle Mystery.
BCA, 1978. Book Club. Hard Cover, Long format. 91pp, cream boards with a couple of small marks, gilt title. Colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. The curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle the father of Conan Doyle... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4868
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.14 | JP¥ 647]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes

 
BANCROFT, CAROLINE
The Unsinkable Mrs Brown.
Johnson Books, 2015. Soft Cover, 45pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. Many b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The colourful career of Mrs Molly Brown, the red haired Irish girl who rose from waitress in Leadville to being the grandest of Society dames - and survived the sinking of The Titanic... As New.
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Book number: 16160
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.21 | JP¥ 971]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: USA, American History, Titanic, Leadville

 
BARNES, BERTHA
Daniel Boone.
Jefferson City, 1974. Soft Cover, Ill.: Darrell Isaacs. 4th printing. 29pp, softback covers. B + w illustrations by Darrell Isaacs. A clean copy. The story of the famous American pioneer... Fine.
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Book number: 5749
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 3.07 | JP¥ 324]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Darrell Isaacs

 
BARRIE, J M
Margaret Ogilvy By Her Son.
Hodder, 1898. Hard Cover, '43rd Thousand'. 204pp, black cloth boards. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Hand cut foredge. A couple of light fox marks, not affecting text, otherwise clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4486
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.75 | JP¥ 712]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, J M Barrie

 
BASSO, LELIO
Rosa Luxemburg A Reappraisal.
Andre Deutsch, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover, First English editon, translated by Douglas Parmee. 183pp, with a complete dustjacket. A very clean copy. The life and thought of the socialist who played a leading role in the German and Polish movements before the 1917 - 19 revolutionary years... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 16025
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.21 | JP¥ 971]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Socialism

 
BATHURST, BELLA
The Lighthouse Stevensons.
Flamingo, 1999. Mass Market Paperback, 284pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight, unread copy. The story of the building of the Scottish lighthouses by the ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson... As New.
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Book number: 11380
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.68 | JP¥ 388]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lighthouse, Scotland, Robert Louis Stevenson

 
BATTISCOMBE, GEORGINA
Mrs Gladstone The Portrait of A Marriage.
Constable, 1956. Hard Cover, 251pp, dustjacket with wear to edges and a portion of loss to the top of the spine. Colour frontispiece portrait. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /Good.
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Book number: 6239
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.37 | JP¥ 777]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Prime Minister, First Lady, Harawarden, Gladstone

 
BAYLEY, JOHN
Iris A Memoir of Iris Murdoch.
Abacus, 2002. Mass Market Paperback, 294pp, paper browning a very little with age, illustrated softback covers with a photograph of Iris Murdoch. Complete dustjacket with a photograph of Judi Dench from the film. B + w photographs. A very clean, tight copy. A biography of the novelist and philosopher, by her husband... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 16613
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.84 | JP¥ 194]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Memoir, Author, Philosophy, Biography

 
BEARD, CHARLES A AND BEARD, WALTER
The Presidents In American History.
Messner, 1969. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 30th printing. 199pp, dustjacket, worn to edges and repaired. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf attached to front board and 2 small library stamps blacked out on title page, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 1176
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 4.91 | JP¥ 518]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: President

 
BECKER, CARL L
Benjamin Franklin A Biographical Sketch.
Cornell, 1946. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, Reproduced from Dictionary Of American Biography, with new prefatory note. 49pp, blue cloth boards. Faint stamp on title page and pocket on inner board, otherwise internally very clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2302
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.53 | JP¥ 582]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
BEDELL, GERALDINE AND LAMBERT, ANGELA AND PICARDIE, JUSTINE ET AL
The Independent on Sunday Book of Interviews Volume 2 Women.
Independent News & Media, 2008. First Edition. Soft Cover, 128pp, softback covers. A clean, tight copy. An anthology of interviews from two decades with famous women - Paula Yates, Kate Moss, Imelda Marcos, Ninette de Valois, Zadie Smith, Susie Orbach, Yoko Ono, Cerys Matthews, Fenella Fielding, Doreen Lawrence etc.. Very Good.
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Book number: 16515
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 3.07 | JP¥ 324]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Journalist, Anthology, Interview

 
BELL, QUENTIN
Virginia Woolf Vol I.
Paladin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback, 228pp, the edges browning a little with age. B + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. The first part of the biography by her nephew, covers 1882 -1912... Very Good.
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Book number: 3734
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.68 | JP¥ 388]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, bloomsbury

 
BELMER, ROY
The Teeth of the Dragon.
Epworth, 1964. Hard Cover, 188 pp, green cloth boards, b + w photographs in text. The incredible story of the survival of Annie James, a New Zealand nurse in communist China... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 323
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.37 | JP¥ 777]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: New Zealand, missionaries, nursing, China, communism

 
BIGLAND, EILEEN
The Indomitable Mrs Trollope.
Barrie & Jenkins, 1970. Hard Cover, 219pp, dustjacket with a little wear to top of spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A biography of Frances Trollope, the novelist, and mother of Anthony Trollope... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4061
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.82 | JP¥ 1035]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Trollope, Biography

 
BINNER, INA
Two Royal Brothers.
Hale, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover, 183pp. Complete dustjacket by Nicholas Day, faded to spine. Gift inscription from the author on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Princes Harry and Charles Stuart, and Walter Raleigh.. Signed by Author. Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 8478
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.1 | JP¥ 2330]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Historical, Raleigh, Charles I

 
BLACKETT, MONICA
The Mark Of The Maker A Portrait Of Helen Waddell.
Constable, 1973. Hard Cover, 1st reprint, same year as 1st edition. 256pp, priceclipped dustjacket with one short closed tear. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name on flyleaf and title page, otherwise internally very clean. A biography of the author of 'Peter Abelard'... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4075
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.98 | JP¥ 841]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
BLOM, ERIC
Mozart.
Dent, 1978. Hard Cover, A reprint of the second revised edition. 388pp, priceclipped dustjacket with wear to enda of spine. 8 pages of b + w illustrations, and music in the text. Internally clean. A classic biography of Mozart and his contemporaries, with a calendar and list of works. One of the Master Musicians series... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 16142
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.3 | JP¥ 453]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Salzburg, musician, composer, Magic Flute

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