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Brook, Donald
A Pageant Of English Actors.
Rockliff, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 286pp, red cloth boards, light damp marks to rear. B + w portraits of actors. Burbage, Garrick, Kean etc to Olivier. One red ink mark on foredge. Ex College library, so label to flyleaf and stamp to inner board, otherwise internally clean... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2264
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: actor, theatre, Garrick, Olivier

 
Brougham, Henry, Lord
Historical Sketches of Statesmen Who Fkourished In The Time of George III Series I Vol II.
Charles Knight, 1845. Soft Cover, 256pp, paper boards, the spine now strengthened by modern brown tape. Internally clean. Includes Pitt, Canning,, Wilberforce, Franklin, Empress Catherine etc. A good 'reading copy'.. Good.
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Book number: 10599
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 14.85 | JP¥ 2296]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Pitt, Frederic II, Empress Catherine, Canning

 
Brown, Jonathon
Johannes Brahms An Essential Guide to His Life and Work Classic FM Lifelines.
Pavilion, 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover, 105pp, illustrated card covers. A very clean, tight copy. Brahms's life, records, list of works and bibliography... Fine.
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Book number: 11476
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.33 | JP¥ 670]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Composer, Biography, Music

 
Brown, Peter Harry and Brown, Pamela Ann
The MGM Girls Behind the Velvet Curtain.
Harrap, 1984. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 288pp, complete dustjacket in a removeable protective plastic sleeve. 50 new b + w photographs from the MGM archives. Ex library - label removed from flyleaf, stamp to back of title page, the paper wrinkled but clean at the top edge - a good 'reading copy'. The real story of the lives of the glamorous but bullied female stars at Louis B Meyer's MGM studios - Harlow, Turner, Garbo, MacLaine, Reynolds, Garland, Taylor etc... Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 13190
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: MGM, Film, Film History, Film Star, Biography

 
Brown, Ivor
Shakespeare.
Reprint Society, 1951. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 383pp. Complete dustjacket with a couple of small scrape marks. Internally very clean. 'A coherent and sensible' account of Shakespeare's life and times. Comes with a short separate article by the author... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 5202
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: theatre, elizabethan drama, elizabethan stage

 
Brown, Ivor
Shakespeare.
Reprint Society, 1951. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 363pp, yellow cloth covered boards with black leather label. A clean copy. A readable biography, includes a family tree and a time line... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6152
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.71 | JP¥ 574]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: theatre

 
Brown, Ivor
Shakespeare.
Collins, 1949. First Edition. Hard Cover, 352pp. Red cloth covered boards. Original owner's name on half-title page, otherwise a clean copy. A classic book on Shakespeare's life, and theatre practice... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8586
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Play, Theatre

 
Bryant, Arthur
Samuel Pepys The Years of Peril.
Collins, 1948. Hard Cover, New edition. 466 pp, blue cloth boards, b + w illustrations. A clean copy... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 367
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: C17, history, navy

 
Bryant, Arthur
Samuel Pepys The Saviour Of The Navy.
Collins Fontana, 1961. Mass Market Paperback, 451pp, edges now a little browned with age. Illustrated softback covers. Frontispiece portrait. A very clean, tight Near Fine copy. The third volume in the biography of Samuel Pepys, the diarist of Restoration England... Very Good.
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Book number: 4735
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.09 | JP¥ 478]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Stuart, navy, diarist, biography, Restoration

 
Buchan, John
Julius Caesar.
Peter Davies, 1932. First Edition. Hard Cover, 170p. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title on orange label. Frontispiece portrait. A clean copy. A biography of the Roman general and leader... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13015
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 27.23 | JP¥ 4210]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History, Roman, Biography

 
Buckley, Eric Rede
A Lily of Old France Marie Leckzinska Queen of France And The Court Of Louis XV.
Witherby, 1926. First Edition. Hard Cover, 216pp, blue cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges, with gilt decoration to spine. B + w portrait illustrations. One small hole to flyleaf, otherwise clean. The story of Queen Marie, the wife of Louis XV... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6240
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.28 | JP¥ 1435]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poland, Louis XV, King France, Queen France, Leckzinska

 
Burton, Anthony
William Cobbett Englishman.
Aurum, 1977. Trade Paperback, 1st softback edition. Full size softback of 275pp, with b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. A biography of the radical political writer... Fine.
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Book number: 6930
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.33 | JP¥ 670]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, politics, newspaper, journalist

 
Casson, John
Lewis and Sybil.
Collins, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover, 352 pp, b + w photographs. Previous owner's initials on flyleaf, otherwise clean and VG+. A biography of Lewis Casson and Sybil Thorndike and their career in the theatre... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 241
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.19 | JP¥ 957]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: theatre, Sybil Thorndike, Gladys Cooper

 
Cecil, David
Early Victorian Novelists.
Penguin Pelican, 1948. Mass Market Paperback, 253pp, the edges browning a little with age, blue and white paperback covers. Previous owner's name to flyleaf. otherwise clean and tight. A major study of Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, Mrs Gaskell, Trollope and George Eliot... Very Good.
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Book number: 12741
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Dickens, Thackeray, Bronte, Gaskell, Literary Criticism

 
Cecil, Lord David
The English Poets.
Collins, 1942. Hard Cover, 48pp, blue and white card covers, a little rubbed to edges. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Gift inscription, otherwise clean. Poets from Chaucer to Bridges - part of the Britain in Pictures series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8248
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.95 | JP¥ 765]
Catalogue: Biography

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