Hessay Books: Biography
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Macdowall, H C
Henry of Guise and Other Portraits Agrippa D'Aubigne and Catherine of Navarre.
Macmillan, 1898. First Edition. Hard Cover, 344pp, red cloth covered boards, a little bumped to corners. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise clean. 3 biographical portraits of Henry of Guise, Agrippa D'Aubigne and Catherine of Navarre. Rare... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6256
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.21 | JP¥ 3038]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Guise, D'Aubigne, Navarre, French History

 
MacGillivray, J Alexander
Minotaur Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth.
Jonanthan Cape, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 373pp, the paper now browning a little with age. Complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The story of the discovery of Knossos and the Minoan civilization by Sir Arthur Evans. Comes with two reviews of the book, from the Literary Review and The Independent.... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 11406
GBP 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 US$ 23.37 | JP¥ 3513]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Crete, Minoan, Archaeology, Biography, History

 
Mackay, James
I Have Not Yet Begun to Fight A Life of John Paul Jones.
Mainstream, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover, 320pp, dustjacket with one closed tear to top edge. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A biography of John Paul Jones, the American Revolutionary sea captain... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 12357
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.47 | JP¥ 1424]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, American Revolution, Navy

 
Maddox, Brenda
The Married Man A Life of D H Lawrence.
Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994. Soft Cover, A big, heavy paperback of 652pp. the page edges tanning a little with age. Illustrated soft covers with a couple of small scrapes, with a photograph of Lawrence and Frieda, B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. A biography of D H Lawrence, examining the contradictions in his life and work... Very Good.
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Book number: 7952
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.68 | JP¥ 855]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, D H Lawrence, English Literature

 
Magnus, Philip
Gladstone A Biography.
John Murray, 1970. Soft Cover, Reprint of the corrected edition. 482pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A readable assessment of the many sides of Gladstone's character and career... Very Good.
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Book number: 8131
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.68 | JP¥ 855]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Prime Minister, Liberal, Victorian, Parliament

 
Major, Norma
Joan Sutherland.
Futura, 1991. Mass Market Paperback, Introduction by Dame Joan Sutherland. 256pp, the edges browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers with a couple of creases to spine. B + w photographs. Internally clean and tight. A biography of the famous opera singer. Includes discography... Very Good.
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Book number: 13411
GBP 1.75 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.21 | JP¥ 332]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Opera, Singer, Biography, Theatre

 
Manton, Jo
The Story Of Albert Schweitzer.
Methuen, 1955. Hard Cover, Ill.: Astrid Walford. 1st reprint. B + w illustrations by Astrid Walford. 176 pp, cream boards, illustrated dustjacket with edgewear. Internally very clean... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 1403
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.58 | JP¥ 1139]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Astrid Walford

 
Markus, Julia
Dared and Done The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.
Bloomsbury, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. A heavy book of 382pp. Priceclipped illustrated dustjacket is otherwise complete. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. A biography of the two poets shedding new light on their work - exploring their Creole background, their friendships with Tennyson, Thackeray, Rossetti, George Sand etc, Elizabeth's depression, her reliance on morphine, obsession with spititualism etc... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 13782
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.21 | JP¥ 1234]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Poetry, victorian Literarture, Spiritualism

 
Marlowe, Derek
Nancy Astor The Lady From Virginia.
Penguin, 1982. Mass Market Paperback, 292pp, cover with photo of Lisa Harrow from the TV series. A very clean copy. The story of the first woman in Parliament, feminist and Christian Scientist... Very Good.
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Book number: 8361
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 380]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Virginia, MP, Parliament, Politics, Christian Scientist, Feminism

 
Marshall, Dorothy
Fanny Kemble.
Weidenfeld, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover, 280pp, dustjacket with closed tears to edges. B + w illustrations. A biography of the actress and abolitionist who wrote ' Journal of A Residence On A Georgian Plantation'... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 4505
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.47 | JP¥ 1424]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: abolition, slavery, theatre, biography, Georgia, plantation, slave, actress

 
Martin, Robert Bernard
Tennyson The Unquiet Heart A Biography.
Faber, 1983. Soft Cover, A large, heavy book of 643pp with illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean, Near Fine copy. An acclaimed biography of the Victorian poet laureate, founded on previously unpublished primary sources... Very Good.
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Book number: 8934
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.95 | JP¥ 1044]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Poet, Tennyson, History

 
Massie, Robert K
Nicholas and Alexandra.
Pan, 1969. Mass Market Paperback, 590pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated covers, rubbed to the edges. B + w photographs. Internally clean. The story of the last Tsar of Russia and his wife - became a film... Good.
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Book number: 8447
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.16 | JP¥ 475]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Tsar, Romanov, Russia, Film

 
Masson, Rosaline
The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Chambers, 1924. Hard Cover, 366pp, red cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. Tiny spots of foxing to foredge otherwise internally clean. A biography of the author of 'Treasure Island'... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8394
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.58 | JP¥ 1139]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Writer, Biography

 
Masson, Georgina
Queen Christina.
Cardinal, 1974. Soft Cover, 405pp, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to the edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A biography of the turbulent life of the Queen of Sweden, who abdicated in 1654 to live in Rome.. Very Good.
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Book number: 11687
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 380]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Sweden, Rome, Biography, History

 
Maurois, Andre
Disraeli A Picture of the Victorian Age.
Bodley Head, 1930. Hard Cover, 334pp, purple cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Gift inscription on inner board, a few light spots of foxing, othewise internally clean. Biography of the Victorian politician and novelist.. Very Good.
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Book number: 10537
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.95 | JP¥ 1044]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Victorian, PM, Politics, Conservative

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