Hessay Books: Biography
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Weaver, William
Puccini the Man and His Music.
Hutchinsons, 1978. First Edition. 146pp, complete dustjacket with a short crease to top back edge. Many colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The story of the great composer... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 13286
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.1 | JP¥ 1516]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Music, Composer, Biography, Puccini, Opera

 
Weaver, John D
Warren The Man The Court The Era.
Gollancz, 1968. Hard Cover, 406 pp, red boards, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. B + w frontispiece portrait. A biography of the Chief Justice of the USA Supreme Court... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 602
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.1 | JP¥ 1516]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: judge, Law, Biography, Lawyer, Supreme Court

 
Wechsberg, Joseph
Verdi.
Arts Book Society Readers Union, 1974. Hard Cover, Large format. 255pp, complete dustjacket. 16 colour and 120 b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A biography of the composer... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 11747
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 11.99 | JP¥ 1800]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Opera, Verdi, Biography

 
Weddon, Zoe
Jane Austen's Best Friend The Life and Influence of Martha Lloyd.
Pen & Sword, 2021. First Edition. Hard Cover, 208pp, including Index and Notes. Complete dustjacket illustrated by Jon Wilkinson. B + illustrations. A New copy. An appreciation of Martha Lloyd, who shared Jane Austen's life at Chawton for many years... As New /As New.
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Book number: 16960
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.78 | JP¥ 2369]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Jane Austen, Biography

 
Wedgwood, C V
Montrose.
Fontana, 1961. Mass Market Paperback, 158pp, the pages browning a little with age, softback covers. A tight, clean copy. The classic biography of the great Civil War general... Very Good.
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Book number: 11633
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.16 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Stuart, Cromwell, Civil war

 
Whitehouse, J Howard
John Ruskin.
Oxford, The Ruskin Society and Friends of Brantwood, 1953. First Edition. Hard Cover, 26pp, cream boards. Handmade paper with hand cut edges. Internally very clean. A study of Ruskin's life and thought, part of which was originally published in 'Great Democrats'... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12519
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 18.94 | JP¥ 2842]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Ruskin, Brantwood

 
Wilkins, Vaughan
Fanfare For A Witch.
Reprint Society, 1954. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 286 pp, blue cloth boards with red leather label. Previous owner's name on inner board, a couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The story of Frederick, Prince Of Wales... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1300
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.42 | JP¥ 663]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Prince of Wales, George II, Hanoverian, Prince Frederick, Royalty, Biography

 
Wilson, A N
Betjeman.
Arrow, 2007. Mass Market Paperback, 375pp, softback covers, with light creases to spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. Best- selling biography of the much loved poet and campaigner... Very Good.
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Book number: 14060
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.42 | JP¥ 663]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Poet

 
Wilson, A N
C S Lewis A Biography.
Flamingo, 1991. Mass Market Paperback, 334pp, softback covers, creased to spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The definitve biography of the author and academic... Very Good.
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Book number: 11643
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.52 | JP¥ 379]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Author

 
Wilson, John Mackay
Wilson's Historical Traditionary and Imaginative Tales of The Borders and of Scotland with an Illustrative Glossary Volume III.
Ainsworth, 1837. Hard Cover, This volume contains Numbers 105 to 156, which is dated Saturday October 28 1837. Blind stamped cloth covered boards with a loss to the bottom half of the spine. Internally clean. Interesting stories of scots life, including an account of the snowstorm of 1825, recollections of the poet Robert Ferguson and recollections of Robert Burns etc... Good.
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Book number: 7056
GBP 32.50 [Appr.: EURO 38 US$ 41.03 | JP¥ 6158]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Robert Burns, Robert Ferguson, poet, Scot

 
Winsten, Stephen
Days With Bernard Shaw.
Reader's Union, 1951. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 246 pp. B + w illustrations. A couple of short closed tears to dustjacket, no loss. Light foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. A biography of GBS.. Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 1248
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.42 | JP¥ 663]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, George Bernard Shaw, Writer, Playwright, Author, Literary Biography

 
Winton, Calhoun
Sir Richard Steele M P The Later Career.
Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 265pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic cover. B + w illustrations. Ex library - stamp to title page, back flyleaf, and foredge, otherwise internally clean. Steele's career from the death of Queen Anne in 1714 to his own death in 1729... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 14459
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.21 | JP¥ 1232]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Spectator, Georgian

 
Woodham-Smith, Cecil
Florence Nightingale.
Reprint Society, 1952. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 450pp, including the Index. Brown cloth covered boards with black leather label. Series dustjacket with wear to the edges and a couple of marks. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. A biography of the founder of the nursing profession, in the Crimean War.. Very Good /Fair.
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Book number: 1327
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.16 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: nursing, crimean war, Biography, History

 
Woodham Smith, Cecil
Florence Nightingale 1820 - 1910.
Penguin, 1955. Mass Market Paperback, First Penguin edition, revised and slightly abridged. 445pp, the paper browning with age. Orange and white softback covers. a little worn to the ends of the spine. Previous owners' names on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. A classic biography of tne founder of the profession of nursing... Very Good.
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Book number: 5413
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.16 | JP¥ 474]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Crimea, Nursing , History

 
Woodham-Smith, Cecil
Queen Victoria Her Life and Times 1819 1861.
Book Club Associates, 1973. Book Club. Hard Cover, 574 pp, purple cloth boards, b + w photographs. A readable account of Queen Victoria's early years, up to the death of Prince Albert... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 412
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.79 | JP¥ 568]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, royalty, Prince Albert, Lord Melbourne

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