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Pope-Hennessy, Una
Charles Dickens.
Penguin Pelican, 1970. Mass Market Paperback, 1st Penguin edition. 651pp, the edges browning with age, illustrated softback covers. Original owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG. A classic biography of the famous author... Very Good.
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Book number: 7392
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.61 | JP¥ 860]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, author

 
Probyn, Clive T
The Sociable Humanist The Life and Works of James Harris 1709 - 1780 Provincial and Metropolitan Culture in Eighteenth Century England.
Oxford, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover, 371pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate to the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. A biography of James Harris, the author of treatises on aesthetic theory, MP, organizer of a music festival in Salisbury, secretary to the Queen and friend of Dr Johnson, Handel, Fielding, J C Bach and Dr Charles Burney, whom he assisted in compiling the General History of Music... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 6831
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.1 | JP¥ 1242]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Salisbury, Intellectual Life, Eighteenth Century, History, Biography, Salisbury

 
Pyman, Avril
The Life of Aleksander Blok Volume II The Release of Harmony 1908 - 1921.
Oxford, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 421pp. Complete dustjacket with a small scrape mark to the base of the spine. Tiny, light spots of foxing to the top edge, otherwise a clean Near Fine copy. The second and final volume of the critical biography of the Russian poet. Includes the errata for volume I... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 9441
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 21.81 | JP¥ 3343]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Russian Poetry, Poety, Poet, Russian Literature

 
Quennell, Peter
Byron The Years Of Fame.
Reprint Society, 1943. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 319pp, red cloth boards with black leather label. Frontispiece portrait. Internally clean. Byron's life from July 1811 to April 1816 - covering his marriage and until he leaves England... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2262
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.74 | JP¥ 573]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Byron, Poet, English Literature

 
Quennell, Peter
Byron The Years Of Fame.
Reprint Society, 1943. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 319pp, dark red cloth covered boards with leather label. B+ w illustrations. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. An acclaimed biography, covering the years July 1811 to April 1816 - the period of the poet's marriage, until he leaves England... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 5555
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.74 | JP¥ 573]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poet, Biography, Byron, English Literature

 
Robinson, Arthur R B
The Counting House Thomas Thompson of Hull 1754 - 1828 and His Family.
Sessions, 1992. First Edition. Soft Cover, Ill.:. Ex-Library, 120pp. Professionally laminated illustrated soft card covers. B + w illustrations. Ex school library - a Dewey number to the spine, a bookplate to the inner board and a bar code to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. SIGNED by the author to the title page, A biography, drawn partly from his journals, of the banker, businessman and MP who was the friend of Wilberforce and helped the poor of Hull and Cottingham.. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 14010
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.61 | JP¥ 860]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Hull, History, Wilberforce, Luddite

 
Roesler, J H
God's Second Door Volume Two.
Mouth and Foot Painting Artists, First Edition. Hard Cover, 68pp, dustjacket with a little loss to base of spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. The stories of artists who have conquered disability to paint... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 8578
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.61 | JP¥ 860]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Art, Painting, Disabled

 
Rogers, Byron
The Last Englishman The Life of J L Carr.
Aurum, 2007. Hard Cover, Reprint of the first edition. 274pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Decorated endpapers and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of the surprising and varied life of the quixotic author of 'A Month in the Country'... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 14092
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 11.84 | JP¥ 1815]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, Author

 
Roose-Evans, James
One Foot On The Stage The Biography Of Richard Wilson.
Weidenfeld, 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover, 236pp,very slightly browned to edges with age, dustjacket with photograph of Richard Wilson. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. A biography of the actor who created 'Victor Meldrew'... Fine /As New.
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Book number: 4440
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.1 | JP¥ 1242]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, actor, theatre, stage, Victor Meldrew

 
Rose, Enid
Gordon Craig and The Theatre A Record and An Interpretation.
Sampson Low, 1931. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, Dated from the British Library catalogue. 250pp, black cloth covered boards, a little worn to the top of the spine. Sepia frontispiece portrait and b + w illustrations. Ex school library - a couple of light stamps, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the wood engraver, actor and influential theatre designer, who was the son of Ellen Terry and the lover of Isadora Duncan... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 9886
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.35 | JP¥ 1433]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Theatre, Play, Theatre History, Designer, Isadora Duncan, Ellen Terry

 
Rosenberg, Jakob
Rembrandt Life & Work.
Phaidon, 1968. Soft Cover, 3rd edition. Softback covers, faded to spine. 386pp. 282 illustrations in b + w. Previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise clean. 'The best short introduction to Rembrandt's work.'.. Very Good.
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Book number: 4170
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.86 | JP¥ 1051]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: art

 
Roujon, M Henri (ed)
Jordaens.
Pierre Lafitte, First Edition. Hard Cover, 80pp, card covers with an attached colour illustration, with loss to the bottom of the spine. 8 colour reprioductions. French text. Original owner's name and date 1926 to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The life and work of the artist - part of Les Peintre Illustres series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12329
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 14.96 | JP¥ 2292]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Flemish Art

 
Rowdon, Maurice
Lorenzo The Magnificent.
Purnell Book Club, 1974. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 237pp, complete dustjacket. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. Lorenzo de'Medici as politician and patron in Renaissance Florence... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 6926
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.48 | JP¥ 1146]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Michelangelo,Florence, Renaissance,art

 
Rubinstein, Hilary L
Captain Luckless James First Duke of Hamilton 1606 - 1649.
Rowman and Littlefield, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover, 307pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket, a little rubbed to the top of the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A biography of James, Duke of Hamilton, next in line to the throne of Scotland after the Stuarts and constantly accused of treason, his ill starred poitical and military career led to his sharing the fate of Charles I in the English Civil War... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 15550
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 9.97 | JP¥ 1528]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Biography, Civil War, Stuart, Charles I

 
Sander, Lloyd C
Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Walter Scott, 1111. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 177pp and bibliography. Red cloth covered boards, with wear to spine. Stamps to title page and flyleaf and remains of label to inner board, otherwise internally clean... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2290
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 764]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, actors

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