Hessay Books: Biography
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The University of Leeds Review 1969.
University of Leeds, 1969. Soft Cover, B + w illustrations. Includes articles on Pascal and Newman by J M Cameron, A H Hanson SOme Literature on Student Revolt, Brian Hogan on Criminal Liability without Fault and J P Roberts on ceramics... Fine.
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Book number: 5144
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 962]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Pascal, Newman, J M Cameron, J P Roberts, Ceramics, Crime

 
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Vincent Van Gogh Paintings and Drawings from the collection of the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation Amsterdam.
The Arts Council, 1968. First Edition. Soft Cover, 128pp, soft covers with an illustration by Van Gogh. Introduction, Vincent in England and the catalogue of the works in the exhibition, with useful biographical information and notes... Fine.
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Book number: 11011
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 770]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Painting, Art, Van Gogh

 
Aldrich, Richard Stoddard
Gertrude Lawrence as Mrs A.
Companion Book Club, 1956. Hard Cover, 320pp, blue cloth covered boards, faded to spine and edge, spots of foxing to edges of spine. B + w photographs. A couple of small spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the famous actress who starred with Noel Coward, Laurence Olivier etc. in Private Lives, by her husband... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8505
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.12 | JP¥ 481]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Actress, Noel Coward, Biography, Olivier, Theatre

 
Altick, Richard D
The Cowden Clarkes.
Oxford, 1948. First Edition. Hard Cover, 268pp, dustjacket with a little loss. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The story of a prominent Victorian literary couple - Cowden Clarke was a friend and influencer of Keats and a member of Leigh Hunt's circle, while Mary knew Mary Lamb and Mary Shelley, and became a prolific authoress and a member of the most famous of Dicken's amateur theatrical companies... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 8896
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 9.98 | JP¥ 1540]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, victorian Literature, Leigh Hunt, Mary Lamb, Mary Shelley, Dickens , Keats

 
Appleman, Roy Edgar (ed) and Lincoln, Abraham
Abraham Lincoln From His Own Words and Contemporary Accounts.
Unites States Information Service, 1959. First Edition. Soft Cover, Large format. 44pp, softback covers. B + w maps and photographs. A couple of very light spots of foxing to Contents page, otherwise a very clean Near Fine copy. Produced to mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's birth... Very Good.
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Book number: 12688
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 11.85 | JP¥ 1828]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, President, USA

 
Arundell, Dennis
The Story of Sadler's Wells 1683 1964.
Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 306pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. B + w illustrations. Ex library, with pocket on inner board and stamps on flyleaf and title page, otherwise clean, so sold as good reading copy. The history of one of the oldest English Theatres, and the actors and playwrights who worked there... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 5652
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 770]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: theatre, theatre history, actor, playwright

 
Atkins, John
George Orwell A Literary Study.
John Calder, 1954. First Edition. First edition. 347pp. Priceclipped dustjacket illustrated by Gross - Andre, with wear and a little loss to the edges. Previous owner's surname to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The first study and appreciation of Orwell - the author worked with Orwell over a number of years and knew him well... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 13822
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 29.94 | JP¥ 4619]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: English Literature, Orwell

 
Ayer, A J
Thomas Paine.
Faber and Faber, 1989. Mass Market Paperback, 195pp, the page edges browning a little with age. Illustrated soft card covers by Brian Grimwood. A very clean, tight copy. The life of the radical political writer and an exposition of his ideas... Fine.
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Book number: 5045
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.12 | JP¥ 481]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Radical, Political Theory

 
Bareham, Terence
George Crabbe.
Vision, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 245pp. The complete dustjacket with a portrait of Crabbe is a little faded to the spine and rubbed to the edges. Internally very clean. A biography and study of Crabbe in the religious and political context of his age, and as a moral poet above all... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 12324
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 962]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poet, Biography, History, Literary Criticism

 
Barnes, Bertha
Daniel Boone.
Jefferson City, 1974. Soft Cover, Ill.: Darrell Isaacs. 4th printing. 29pp, softback covers. B + w illustrations by Darrell Isaacs. A clean copy. The story of the famous American pioneer... Fine.
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Book number: 5749
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.12 | JP¥ 481]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Darrell Isaacs

 
Barrie, J M
Margaret Ogilvy By Her Son.
Hodder, 1898. Hard Cover, '43rd Thousand'. 204pp, black cloth boards. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Hand cut foredge. A couple of light fox marks, not affecting text, otherwise clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4486
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.86 | JP¥ 1059]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, J M Barrie

 
Bates, Darrell
A Gust of Plumes A Biography of Lord Twining of Godalming and Tanganyika.
Hodder & Stoughton, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 319pp, illustrated dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the edges. B + w illustrations. Endpaper maps. Internally very clean. A biography of Lord Twining, who saw service in Ireland in the 1920s before joining the Colonial Service and working in Uganda, Mauritius, St Lucia, as Governor of North Borneo, and for 9 years as Governor of Tanganyika... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 3142
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.6 | JP¥ 1636]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Tanganyika, African History, Irish History, Uganda, Colonial Service, St Lucia, Mauritius, Borneo

 
Bathurst, Bella
The Lighthouse Stevensons.
Flamingo, 1999. Mass Market Paperback, 284pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight, unread copy. The story of the building of the Scottish lighthouses by the ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson... As New.
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Book number: 11380
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.74 | JP¥ 577]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lighthouse, Scotland, Robert Louis Stevenson

 
Battiscombe, Georgina
Mrs Gladstone The Portrait of A Marriage.
Constable, 1956. Hard Cover, 251pp, dustjacket with wear to edges and a portion of loss to the top of the spine. Colour frontispiece portrait. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /Good.
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Book number: 6239
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 962]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Prime Minister, First Lady, Harawarden, Gladstone

 
Beard, Charles A and Beard, Walter
The Presidents In American History.
Messner, 1969. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 30th printing. 199pp, dustjacket, worn to edges and repaired. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf attached to front board and 2 small library stamps blacked out on title page, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 1176
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 770]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: President

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