Hessay Books: Biography
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Murray, Tricia
Margaret Thatcher.
Star, 1978. Mass Market Paperback, 153pp, softback covers with picture of the Thatcher family. B + w photographs. Internally clean. A biography of Mrs T, and a section of MPs views of her, when she was Leader of the Opposition... Very Good.
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Book number: 9089
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: PM, MP

 
Murry, Katherine Middleton
Beloved Quixote the Unknown Life of John Middleton Murry.
Souvenir Press Condor, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 219pp. Complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to one corner. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. An account by the daughter of the literary crrtic John Middleton Murry of the influences on his work, his relationship with D H Lawrence, his enduring memory of his first wife Katherine Mansfield, and the unhappy last years with his thrid wife... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 12551
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP¥ 1232]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Katherine Mansfield, Literary criticism, D H Lawrence

 
Myer, Valerie Grosvenor
Obstinate Heart Jane Austen A Biography.
Michael O'Mara, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover, 248pp, the edges browning a litttle with age, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Endpaper family tree. A very clean copy. A biography of Jane Austen, using her letters and family papers... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 12955
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Jane Austen, Biography

 
Nash, Ogden and Smith, Linell Nash
Loving Letters From Ogden Nash a Family Album.
Little, Brown, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. A heavy book of 357pp. Illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. B + w illustrations. Very faint small spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally very clean. For 43 years from 1928 Nash courted Frances Leonard, the inspiration for his poetry, sharing with her the struggles and excitements of his career - this is a selection of his letters to her made by their daughter Linell... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 5360
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.86 | JP¥ 1327]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Correspondence, Biography, Family, American Poet, Poet, American Literature

 
Neumann, Alfred
The Life of Christina of Sweden.
Hutchinson, 1935. Hard Cover, Dated from the publisher's catalogue at the end of the book. 2nd impression. 287pp, black cloth covered boards,a little rubbed and marked. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. Internally very clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6209
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1517]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: sweden, Balogh, Azzolino, Gustavus

 
Nichol Smith, David
Characters from the Histories and Memoirs of the Seventeenth Century with an Essay on the Character and Historical Notes.
Oxford, 1918. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 331pp, dark blue cloth covered boards. Ex library - labels to flyleaf and inner board, otherwise internally clean. Short contemporary studies of famous men of the C17th, with Notes... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12901
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1138]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Literary Criticism, Stuart, History

 
Nicolson, Juliet
A House Full of Daughters.
Vintage, 2017. Mass Market Paperback, First paperback edition. 326pp, illustrated soft covers with light creases to the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The story of the author's female ancestors - Pepita, the Spanish dancer, Victoria who ran the Washington home of the Ambassador to the USA, Vita Sackville West the author and gardener, and of her own life and struggle with alcoholism... Very Good.
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Book number: 7991
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Knole, Sackville, Biography, Vita, Family History, Social History , Feminism

 
Nijinsky, Romola
Nijinsky.
Gollancz, 1936. Hard Cover, 6th impression. A biography of the dancer by his wife. 416 pp, cloth covered boards, faded to spine, home made dustjacket. B + w photographs. Front gutter worn, otherwise internally clean... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 10036
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ballet, biography

 
Nixon, Edna
Mary Wollstonecraft Her Life And Times.
Dent, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover, 271pp, complete dustjacket, very slightly rubbed to edges. B + w illustrations. A biography of the early advocate of women's rights... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 4371
GBP 16.50 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 US$ 20.89 | JP¥ 3128]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: feminism, biography, Shelley, frankenstein

 
Noble, R W
Joyce Cary.
Oliver & Boyd, 1973. Soft Cover, 118pp, softback covers with a drawing of Cary. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, some underlining and noting in biro, but a tight copy. A critical introduction to Cary's work as a novelist.. Good.
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Book number: 11068
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Author

 
Osborne, Charles
W H Auden The Life of a Poet.
Eyre Methuen, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. A heavy book of 336pp. Complete dustjacket, a little faded to the spine and with wear to the top of the spine and corners. B + w photographs. A little foxing to the top and foredge, otherwise internally clean. An acclaimed biography the poet - an account of his life and work, his personality and poitical and religious views, drawing on unpublished material and twenty years of friendship... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 8572
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Auden, Poetry, Poet, English Literature

 
Page, Norman
Thomas Hardy.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987. Soft Cover, 195pp, softback covers with a photograph of Hardy. Internally very clean and tight. Hardy's life and career, and studies of the major and minor novels, short stories and poems... Very Good.
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Book number: 14448
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Thomas Hardy, Biography, Writer

 
George D Painter
Marcel Proust A Biography Volume One.
Chatto & Windus, 1961. Hard Cover, 3rd impresion of the first edition. A heavy book of 351pp,purple cloth covered boards. The priceclipped dustjacket has a little loss and been heavily repaired with sellotape, and has been retained for the illustrations. Endpaper maps. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean and Near Fine. The first volume of an acclaimed biography, covering Proust's childhood up to the death of his father in 1903... Very Good /Poor.
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Book number: 3324
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: French Literature, Biogrpahy, Literary Biography, Proust

 
Patch, Blanche
30 Years With G. B. S..
Gollancz, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover, 256 pp, dustjacket with a couple of tiny closed tears to edges. Spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Life with Shaw, by his secretary for the last 30 years of his life... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 244
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: George Bernard Shaw

 
Pattison, Mark
Milton.
Macmillan, 1929. Hard Cover, 227pp, green cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to inner board, pencil marking to several pages, but mainly clean. Part of the 'English Men of Letters' series... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11001
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poet, Biography

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