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Howe, P P
The Life of William Hazlitt.
Penguin, 1949. Mass Market Paperback, 1st Penguin edition, with an Introduction by Frank Swinnerton. 477pp, the edges browning a little with age, blue and white softback covers with one small paint mark to the back cover. Previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG. A classic biography of the English writer... Very Good.
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Book number: 7391
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, writer, essayist, Frank Swinnerton

 
Hudson, Derek
The Forgotten King And Other Essays.
Constable, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 287pp. Ex college reference library - stamps on foredge and title page, label on flyleaf, but never issued and otherwise clean. Includes Dick Turpin, Fanny Burney, Lunardi, Pre-Raphaelites and Eliza Cook... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 2573
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Dick Turpin, Fanny Burney, Lunardi, William IV, PreRaphaelites, Eliza Cook

 
Hughes, Mrs of Uffington and Hutchinson, Horace G (ed)
Letters and Recollections of Sir Walter Scott.
Smith Elder, 1904. First Edition. Ex-Library, 338pp. Red cloth covered boards, with a couple of marks. B + w portraits, and a sepia facsimile letter. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner cover, a couple of stamps, otherwise a clean' reading copy'... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13849
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.83 | JP¥ 2370]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
Hutchins, Chris and Thompson, Peter
Athina The Last Onassis.
Smith Gryphon, 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover, 249pp, complete dustjacket, a little faded to the spine. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. The story of Athina Onassis Roussel, the richest little girl in the world... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 8795
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1138]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Onassis

 
Hyde, H Montgomery
Norman Birkett The Life of Lord Birkett of Ulverston.
Hamish Hamilton, 1964. Hard Cover, 4th impression of the first edition. A heavy book of 638pp. Blue boards with a silver title, one corner a little bumped. Colour frontispiece portrait illustration and b + w photographs. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. The life of the Methodist preacher who became a barrister and a judge, and was one of the judges at the Nuremberg Trials after WWII... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 5545
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 853]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Nuremberg Trial, WWII, Methodist, Methodism, judge, barrister

 
Irwin, Margaret
That Great Lucifer.
Reprint Society, 1961. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 350pp, yellow boards with light marks to edges, brown spine with blue label. B + w illustrations. One small mark to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The story of Sir Walter Ralegh... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2640
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.43 | JP¥ 664]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Raleigh, tudors, sailor, explorer

 
Irwin, Margaret
That Great Lucifer A Portrait of Sir Walter Ralegh.
Reprint Society, 1961. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 350pp, yellow boards with brown spine and blue label. B + w illustrations. A few small spots of foxing to the edges, otherwise a clean copy. The story of the great Elizabethan courtier and adventurer.. Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6391
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 569]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Virginia, tobacco, potato, Elizabeth I

 
Jefferson, Alan
Sir Thomas Beecham A Centenary Tribute.
Macdonald and Jane's, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover, 256pp, black boards, dustjacket in removeable plastic cover. B + w photographs. Small light sellotape marks on flyleaves, otherwise very clean... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 2742
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 758]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: conductor, biography

 
Jenkin, John (ed)
John Major Prime Minister.
Press Association Bloomsbury, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover, 204pp, complete dustjacket with small marks. B + w photographs. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise very clean. The development of Major's political career, shown by the original newspaper articles.. Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 9656
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 948]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Politics, MP, PM

 
Jenkins, Alan C
The Naturalists Pioneers Of Natural History.
Hamish Hamilton, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover, 200pp, complete dustjacket. Colour and b + w illustrations. One scrape mark to edge of flyleaf, otherwise as new. Man's investigation of his environment - Gilbert White, Waterton, Fabre etc.. Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 2736
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1138]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: environment, Gilbert White, Fabre, Waterton

 
Jenkins, David and Rogers, Sue
Richard Burton A Brother Remembered.
Arrow, 1994. Mass Market Paperback, 254pp, softback covers witha scrape mark to the front where a label removed. B + w photographs. Internally clean and tight. A biography of the famous actor, by his brother.. Good.
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Book number: 9465
GBP 2.25 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 US$ 2.85 | JP¥ 427]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Actor, Film Star

 
John Betjeman and Lycett Green, Candida (ed)
John Betjeman Letters Volume One 1926 - 1951.
Methuen, 1994. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 584pp, the paper now tanning with age. Complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. Ribbon bookmark. A clean copy. Edited and with an Introoduction by the poet's daughter, this first volume of letters covers the years from 1929 to 1951, from university days to the staff of the Architectural Revue, as editor of the Shell Guides, and his time as press attache in Dublin in the Second World War... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 9828
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.03 | JP¥ 1801]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Correspondence, Letters, Poet

 
Johnson, Lionel
The Art of Thomas Hardy To Which Is Added a Chapter on the Poetry By J E Barton and A Bibliography By John Lane Together With a New Portrait By Vernon Hill and the Etched Portrait By William Strang.
John Lane Bodley Head, 1923. Hard Cover, The 'New edition' of the first biography of Hardy of 1894, with additions. 357pp, green cloth covered boards. Original owner's name to flyleaf, one short pen note to margin, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12248
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.16 | JP¥ 3318]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Hardy,

 
Johnson, Alan Campbell
Viscount Halifax A Biography.
Robert Hale, 1941. First Edition. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 575 pp. Blue cloth boards, a little worn to edges, b + w photographs. Previous owner's name on inner board otherwise internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 499
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.86 | JP¥ 1327]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: politicians

 
Jones, B M
Henry Fielding Novelist and Magistrate.
George Allen, 1933. First Edition. Hard Cover, Foreword by The Hon Mr Justice Du Parcq. 256pp, including Index. Red cloth covered boards, a little faded to the spine and rubbed to the ends of the spine. Original owner's bookplate to the flyleaf, a few small light spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the author, with especial reference to his legal training, references in his works to the law, and work as a lawyer and magistrate... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12269
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.03 | JP¥ 1801]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Henry Fielding, Author, Magistrate, Law

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