Hessay Books: Biography
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Floyd, Juanita Helm
Women in the Life of Balzac.
Henry Holt, 1921. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 320pp, rough cut edges. Blue cloth coverd boards with impressed title. B + w illustrations. A very clean, near Fine copy. The story of Balzac's relations with the women he knew as relatives, literary friends, business and social friends and sentimental friends... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8412
GBP 32.50 [Appr.: EURO 38 US$ 41.15 | JP 6162]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Balzac, French Literature, Feminism

 
Foreman, Amanda
Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire.
Flamingo, 1999. Mass Market Paperback, 463pp. Colour and b + w illustrations. Light creases to spine, otherwise a clean Near Fine copy. The story of the eighteenth century duchess who ruled fashionable society.. Very Good.
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Book number: 12165
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
Freeman, William
The Incredible De Foe.
Herbert Jenkins, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover, 304pp, illustrated dustjacket with wear to the edges and a little loss. Frontispiece portrait and family tree. A couple of light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. The adventurous life of Daniel De Foe, writer, traveller, spy and friend of King WIlliam... Very Good /Fair.
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Book number: 11609
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Biography, Daniel De Foe

 
Frischauer, Willi
Onassis.
Bodley Head, 1968. First Edition. Hard Cover, 286pp, dustjacket with a little wear to the ends of the spine. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. A biography up to 1968 of the rise to wealth and influence of ship owner and friend of Churchill, Getty, and Maria Callas, and his relations with John and Jacqueline Kennedy... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 12802
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | JP 1612]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Ship Owner, Callas

 
Fulford, Roger
Queen Victoria.
Collins, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 144pp, blue boards, faded to spine. B + w photographs. Ex college library, so stamp to title page and to flyleaf, which has pocket and remains of label, otherwise clean. A biography in the 'Brief Lives' series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2589
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
Gadney, Reg
Constable And His World.
BCA, 1976. Hard Cover, 128pp, green boards, dustjacket with 2 short closed tears to bottom of spine, no loss. 121 illustrations in b + w. Internally clean. The life and world of the artist.. Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 2039
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: artist

 
Garrett, Martin
Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
British Library, First Edition. Soft Cover, Large format. 128pp, illustrated laminated card covers. Many colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of the poets Elizabeth Barret Browning and Robert Browning - Part of the British Library Writer's Lives series... Fine.
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Book number: 11506
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Poet, Browning, Vistorian Literature, Poetry, English Literature

 
Gittings, Robert
Young Thomas Hardy.
Penguin, 1978. Mass Market Paperback, 368pp, browning with age, b + w photographs. The first volume of this readable biography of Thomas Hardy.. Very Good.
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Book number: 3108
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: poet, Dorchester, Wessex, Author, Biography

 
Gorman, Major J T
George VI King and Emperor.
W & G Foyle Ltd, 1937. Hard Cover, Special edition produced to be given to the children of York for the coronation of the king.56pp, blue boards with gilt York arms. B + w illustrations. Gift label and message from the Mayor. Internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 9090
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Royalty, King, York

 
Gorman, Major J T
George VI King and Emperor.
W & G Foyle Ltd, 1937. Hard Cover, Special edition produced to be given to the children of York for the coronation of the king.56pp, blue boards with gilt York arms, tissue dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Gift label. Internally clean... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 9817
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Royalty, King, York

 
Gridley, Roy E
Browning.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover, 192pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. A clean copy. Part of the Routledge Author Guides series - a survey of Browning's life and work, showing how his poetry reflected changing modes of thought, feeling and expression in nineteenth century life... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 8898
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.23 | JP 1232]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Poet, Browning, English Literature, Criticism , Victorian Literature

 
Grove, Valerie
Dear Dodie The Life of Dodie Smith.
Thorpe Ulverscroft, 1997. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, Large print edition. A heavy book of 712pp, with laminated hardback covers. B + w photographs. Ex library - a couple of stamps to flyleaf and title page, otherwise clean. A biography of the author of '101 Dalmatians' and 'Dear Octopus'... Very Good.
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Book number: 12408
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.16 | JP 3318]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Large Print, Biography, Writer

 
Guedalla, Philip
The Duke.
Reprint Society, 1940. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 470pp, marroon cloth covered boards with leather label. Light marks to edges of boards, one mark to foredge, but internally very clean. A biography of the Duke of Wellington... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4358
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP 664]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Wellington, Wellesley

 
Guedalla, Philip
The Duke.
Hodder, 1937. Hard Cover, Uniform edition. 523pp. Cloth covered boards, a little sunned to spine. Frontispiece portrait, endpaper map. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the Duke of Wellington... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8041
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Wellington

 
Gwynn, Stephen
Mrs Humphry Ward.
Nisbet & Co, 1917. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.:. Ex-Library, 127pp, the paper now browning with age, blue cloth covered boards, worn to the edges of the spine. Frontispiece photograph. Ex library - label to inner board, flyleaf removed, and stamp to title page otherwise internally clean - a suitable 'reading copy' only. A study of the life and work of the authoress of 25 novels, including 'Robert Elsmere', on social and religious issues.. Fair /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12884
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP 664]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Literary Criticism, Authoress

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