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Thayer, W M
From Log Cabin To White House Life Of James A Garfield.
Ward, Lock, 1111. Hard Cover, Late 19th century. 351 pp, red cloth boards, worn to edges and with one closed tear to edge of spine, with design of art nouveau flowers to front. Floral vignettes to head of each chapter. occasional marks but generally clean, though 'well read'. The story of the President of the USA.. Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1895
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, presidents

 
Thomas, Bob
I Got Rythm! The Ethel Merman Story.
Putnam, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover, 239pp, complete dustjacket has one short closed tear to the back. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. A biography of the Queen of Broadway... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 6338
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: musical, singer, film, Broadway

 
Thomson, George Malcolm
The First Churchill The Life of John 1st Duke of Marlborough.
Secker & Warburg, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover, 337pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket, a little faded to the spine. A clean copy. The life of the courtier, soldier and victor of Blenheim... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 12621
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.96 | JP¥ 1043]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Marlborough, Blenheim

 
Thornton, R D
James Currie the Entire Stranger and Robert Burns.
Oliver & Boyd, 1963. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.:. A heavy book of 459pp. Dustjacket designed by Stuart Barrie with wear to the ends of the spine, now in a removeable protective jacket. Colour and b + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A biography of the first editor of Robert Burns, and the events in the last ten years of Burn's life which led to his appointement. Currie escaped from Virginia during the American Revolution, was a distinguished physician, and fought for the abolition of the slave trade... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 4168
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | JP¥ 1612]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Robert Burns, Biography, History, Slave Trade

 
Thwaite, Ann
Edmund Gosse A Literary Landscape.
Oxford, 1985. Mass Market Paperback, 570pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. A biography of the author of 'Father and Son', and his circle... Fine.
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Book number: 13179
GBP 2.75 [Appr.: EURO 3.25 US$ 3.48 | JP¥ 521]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Writer, Tennyson

 
Topolski, Feliks
Portrait of G. B. S..
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.: Feliks Topolski. Introduction by Hesketh Pearson, colour frontispiece and b + w plates of George Bernard Shaw by Topolski. Dustjacket with loss to the top of the spine and a couple of closed tears. Internally clean. No. 635 of a limited edition of 1,000.. Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 10939
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.19 | JP¥ 2275]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: George Bernard Shaw, Drawing

 
Tracey, Herbert (ed)
The British Labour Party Its History, Growth Policy and Leaders Vol III Biographies.
Caxton, 1948. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 347pp, marroon cloth covered boards. B + w photographs. A very clean, Near Fine copy. Biographies of the founders and leaders of the Labour Party, written by Bevan, Callaghan, Gaitskell etc.. Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11070
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | JP¥ 1612]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Labour Party, Politician

 
Turnell, Martin
The Classical Moment Studies Of Corneille Moliere and Racine.
Hamish Hamilton, 1973. Hard Cover, 255pp, softback covers a little sun darkened. Internally clean and tight. Literary criticism - including the biographical and historical background of the three dramatists, and the literary judgements passed on them... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11528
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: French Literature, Literary Criticism, Moliere, Corneille, Racine , French Theatre

 
Turner, Paul
The Life of Thomas Hardy A Critical Biography.
Blackwell, 2001. Soft Cover, 326pp, softback covers with a portrait of Hardy. A very clean, tight copy. A useful study of Hardy's work examined in relation to his life, and reading... Fine.
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Book number: 14451
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | JP¥ 1612]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Hardy, Literary Criticism, Author

 
De Vere White, Terence
Tom Moore The Irish Poet.
Hamish Hamilton, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover, 281pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete and Near Fine. Internally very clean. A biography of the poet, who was Byron's friend and first biographer... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 12801
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1422]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, History, Byron, Poet

 
Vining, Elizabeth Gray
Flora Macdonald Her Life in the Highlands and America.
Geoffrey Bles, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover, 173pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket, a little rubbed to the edges. Map. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. The life of the woman who guided Bonnie Prince Charlie to safety after the failure of the 1745 uprising, and the story of her American adventures with the North Carolina Highlanders... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 7179
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP¥ 1232]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Biography, Jacobite, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Scottish History, Hebrides, American History

 
Walters, E W
The 'New' Lloyd George and the Old.
Joseph Johnson, 1111. First Edition. Hard Cover, Probably published in 1916. 231pp, hand cut edges, Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait of Lloyd George. A couple of spots of foxing to the edges, otherwise internally clean. A biography of Lloyd George, which the author finished writing in February 1916, and which is of especial interest with reference to his role in the First World War... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 7105
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.16 | JP¥ 3318]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: WWI, First World War, Lloyd George, Politics, History, Biography

 
Ward, A W
Dickens.
Macmillan, 1111. Hard Cover, Late C19th. 'English Men Of Letters' series. 224pp, dusty red cloth boards with previous owner's name and address on label on back board. One or two pages parting from the stapled binding, otherwise internally clean... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2831
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
Warner, Oliver
A Portrait of Lord Nelson.
Reprint Society, 1959. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 331pp, black boards with cream spine. B + w illustrations. One light mark to top of foredge, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the great admiral... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6161
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Napoleonic Wars, Navy

 
Waugh, Eileen
No Man An Island A Biography Of Peter Spencer.
Garden City Press, Mass Market Paperback, 196pp, illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. Foreword by Douglas Bader. A biography of the pilot who lost the use of his arms but still became an acclaimed artist.. Very Good.
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Book number: 8989
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: artist, Bader, biography, Pilot, WWII

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