Hessay Books: Biography
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Sasson, Jean
Mayada Daughter of Iraq One Woman's Survival in Saddam Hussein's Torture Jail.
Bantam, 2004. Mass Market Paperback, 414pp, illustrated softback covers with light creases to spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The story of the daughter of a powerful Iraqi family, who is imprisoned by Saddam Hussein... Very Good.
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Book number: 13869
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 284]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Iraq, Saddam Hussein, Biography

 
Sawyer, Paul L
Ruskin's Poetic Argument The Design of the Major Works.
Cornell University Press, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover, 336pp. Complete dustjacket, faded to the spine. A very clean copy. A study of the link between Ruskin's life, writings and spiritual life... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 7940
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 19.63 | JP¥ 2939]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Ruskin, Biography, Art History

 
Schumacher, Karl Von and Richardson, Dorothy
The Du Barry.
Harrap, 1932. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition, translated by Dorothy Richardson. A heavy book of 279pp. Blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to the corners. Sepia illustrations and fold out birth certificate and letter. Internally clean. A biography of the cook's daughter who became the powerful mistress of the King of France, and ended her life a victim of the Revolution on the guillotine... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8311
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Royal Mistresss, Royalty, French History, Louis XV

 
Scudder, Horace E
Noah Webster.
Houghton Mifflin, 1892. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 302pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece engraved portrait. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board a couple of small stamps, otherwise a clean copy, the life of the publisher and author of the Dictionary. Part of the American Men of Letters series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13853
GBP 26.50 [Appr.: EURO 31 US$ 33.56 | JP¥ 5024]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, american Literature

 
Selz, Jean
Turner.
Clematis, 1975. Hard Cover, Tall format. 97pp, white boards. Dustjacket with one closed short tear to rear, no loss. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. The development of Turner's art and theory and the link between the Romantic Classical world and Impressionism... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4710
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.86 | JP¥ 1327]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Impressionism, Art, painting, Romantic

 
Shulman, Irving
Harlow An Intimate Biography.
Mayflower Dell, 1964. Mass Market Paperback, 352pp, the edges browned with age, softback covers. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG. The candid story of the Hollywood star's life and death... Very Good.
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Book number: 7437
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 664]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: film star, Hollywood, biography, cinema

 
Silverman, Stephen
Where There's A Will Who Inherited What and Why.
HarperCollins, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover, 230pp, complete dustjacket. A dark mark to bottom edge, otherwise as new. Wills of the famous - Astor, Auden, and many film stars, including Monroe, Gable, Garland, Brynner etc.. Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 11150
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Will, Astor, Marilyn Monroe, Auden, Warhol

 
Simpson, Colin and Angeloglou, Christopher
Sir Francis Chichester Voyage of the Century.
Sphere, 1967. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback, 112pp,browning a little with age, 16 colour and 66 b + w photographs. The complete report of Sir Francis' Chichester's epic solo voyage around the world. A clean copy... Very Good.
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Book number: 7624
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 284]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Yacht, Sailing, Sea

 
Sitwell, Edith
Fanfare For Elizabeth.
Macmillan, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover, 202pp, green boards, a little faded to edges. B + w illustrations. Owner's name to flyleaf, tiny light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The story of Elizabeth I.. Very Good.
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Book number: 9064
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Elizabeth I, Mary Queen Of Scots, biography

 
Sitwell, Edith
The Queens And The Hive.
Macmillan, 1962. Hard Cover, Reprint, same year as 1st edition. 542pp, dustjacket by Jack Matthew with closed tear to back, no loss. Internally clean. The story of Elizabeth I and Mary Queen Of Scots... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 2270
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Elizabeth I, Mary Queen Of Scots

 
Smeaton, Oliphant
Shakespeare His Life and Work.
Dent, 1922. Hard Cover, Everyman edition. 562pp, grey cloth covered boards. Previous owner's name to inner board, ink mark on title page, otherwise internally clean. Biography, and discussion of the plays etc.. Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12920
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Shakespeare, Theatre, ELizabethan, Biography, Play

 
Smith, Janet Adam
John Buchan A Biography.
Hart Davis, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.:. First edition. A heavy book of 524pp. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of the author of The 39 Steps, who became the Governor General of Canada... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4031
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: John Buchan, Canadian History

 
Southey, Robert
The Life of Nelson.
Amalgamated Press, 1905. Hard Cover, 334pp, blue cloth covered boards with impressed design, gilded to spine. Flyleaf neatly removed, otherwise clean. A biography of Admiral Nelson. Part of the 'Harmsworth Library' edition of classics... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6454
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Nelson, Navy, Napoleonic Wars, History

 
Spalding, Frances
Stevie Smith A Critical Biography.
Faber, 1990. Mass Market Paperback, 331pp, illustrated softback coverswith one small scrape mark to the front. B + w photographs. Internally clean and tight. The relationship of Stevie Smith's life and the evolution of her work... Very Good.
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Book number: 11480
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poet, Biography

 
Strawn, Arthur
The Golden Adventures of Balboa Discoverer of the Pacific.
Bodley Head, 1929. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 341pp, rebound in library binding with leather spine and brown cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. Ex library - labels to flyleaf etc. A couple of small marginal marks -a good 'reading copy' only. A biography of the C16th explorer of the Americas... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13202
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP¥ 1232]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: San Salvador, Explorer

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