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Paul, Charles B
Science and Immortality The Eloges of the Paris Academy of Sciences 1699 - 1791.
University of California, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.:. 203pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with one very small closed tear to the edge. Internally very clean. The eulogies composed in honour of the French natural scientists who were members of the Academy by Fontanelle, Mairy, Fouchy and Condorcet, which helped to popularise science in France between 1699 to 1791... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 5023
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, History of Science, French Science, Science, Biography

 
Pearson, Hesketh
Bernard Shaw His Life and Personality.
Reprint Society, 1948. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 448pp, the edges browning with age, yellow cloth covered boards with black leather label. B + w photgraphs. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, label a little rubbed, otherwise a clean copy... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6149
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: William Morris, theatre, playwright, critic, socialist

 
Pearson, Hesketh
Bernard Shaw.
Four Square, 1964. Mass Market Paperback, 1st softback edition. 508pp, edges browned with age. A few spots of foxing and previous owner's name stamp to flyleaf, otherwise clean. George Bernard Shaw worked with Pearson on this biography... Very Good.
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Book number: 7350
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, playwright, author, vegetarian, socialist

 
Pearson, Hesketh
Walter Scott His Life And Personality.
Quality Book Club, 1111. Hard Cover, 1950s. 295pp, dustjacket with a portion of loss to the front. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name and address on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the author... Very Good /Fair.
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Book number: 2804
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Poet, Author, Historical Romance

 
Phelan, James
Howard Hughes the Hidden Years.
Collins, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 201pp, complete dustjacket, faded to the spine. Internally clean. The final years of the world's most secretive billionaire, his intricate business dealings and unusual personal habits... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 6954
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Billionaire, American History,

 
Philby, Rufina and Peake, Hayden and Lyubimov, Mikhail
The Private Life of Kim Philby The Moscow Years.
Little Brown, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. A heavy book of 449pp, the paper tanning a little with age. Complete dustjacket, faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Philby's wife and his friends tell the story of the years in Moscow after the spy's dramatic defection in 1963, together with Philby's unpublished memoirs... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 8802
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.3 | JP¥ 1991]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Spy, History, Cold War, Soviet Spy

 
Pole, J R
Abraham Lincoln & the Working Classes of Britain.
English Speaking Union, 1111. Soft Cover, Probably 1950s. Booklet of 37pp, rather grubby paper covers with a small tear. Introduction by Robert Willis, Chairman of the London Trades Council (1952) and President of the TUC... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 108
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: labour movement, politics, class, Robert Willis

 
Pollet, Maurice
John Skelton Poet of Tudor England.
Dent, 1971. First Edition. Trade Paperback, Translated by John Warrington. 302pp. Green cloth covered boards, a little faded to the top of the spine, with gilt title and laurel wreath. Frontispiece illustration. Internally very clean. A biography of the cleric and poet (c. 1460 - 1529), who was a tutor to Henry VIII... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8078
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: English Literature, Biography, Criticism, Poet, Tudor Poetry, Poetry, History

 
Polner, Tikhon
Tolstoy And His Wife.
Cape, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover, 221pp, brown cloth covered boards. Flyleaf neatly removed, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the great Russian writer... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4724
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.86 | JP¥ 1327]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Tolstoy, Biography

 
Ponting, Kenneth G
Wiltshire Portraits.
Moonraker Press, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover, 167pp, complete dustjacket, faded to spine. Tiny light spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise very clean. Biographies of 12 famous people of Wiltshire, including Jane Seymour and John Aubrey... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 2655
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.86 | JP¥ 1327]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: John Aubrey, Jane Seymour, biography

 
Pope-Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
The Reprint Society, 1947. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 496 pp, brown boards, the front one slightly marked, red leather label, b + w illustrations. Internally clean. A biography of the author of 'Oliver Twist' etc... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1005
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
Pope- Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
Reprint Society, 1947. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 496pp, dustjacket with very slight edgewear. B + w illustrations.Comes with an article on Una Pope-Hennessy from the World Books Magazine. A respected biography... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 5537
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 664]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol

 
Pope-Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
Reprint Society, 1947. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 496pp, brown cloth covered boards with leather label. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. A readable biography of the great novelist... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6151
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography

 
Pope-Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
Reprint Society, 1947. Hard Cover, 496pp, brown cloth covered boards with a leather label. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A readable biography of the great author... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6198
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Charles Dickens, Victorian

 
Pope-Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
Penguin Pelican, 1970. Mass Market Paperback, 1st Penguin edition. 651pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG. A classic biography of the famous author... Very Good.
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Book number: 7392
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, author

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