Hessay Books: Biography
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Chapman, Hester W
Eugenie.
Cape, 1961. Hard Cover, 2nd imp. 504pp, illusteated dustjacket with one short closed tear to front, no loss. Internally very clean. The story of the wife of Napoleon III of France... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 3664
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.95 | JP 765]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Napoleon III, Empress, France

 
Churchill, Peregrine and Mitchell, Julian
Jennie Lady Randolph Churchill.
Readers Union, 1975. Hard Cover, 285 pp, dustjacket a little worn to edges. B + w photographs. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Produced in association with the TV series... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 994
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.95 | JP 765]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: TV, Churchill

 
Chute, Marchette
Ben Jonson Of Westminster.
Dutton Dent, 1953. First Edition. Hard Cover, 380pp, black cloth covered boards with gilt design. Endpaper map. A couple of small marks to spine, previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The story of the Elizabethan dramatist... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 4024
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.57 | JP 861]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Theatre

 
Cleugh, James
Prelude to Parnassus Scenes from the Life of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin 1799 - 1837.
Arthur Barker, 1936. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 342pp, red cloth covered boards with a closed split to the edge of the spine. Frontispiece portrait. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of small stamps, flyleaf removed, otherwise internally clean. Fictionalised scenes from Pushkin's life... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13857
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 12.99 | JP 2009]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Russian Literature, Poet, Biography

 
Cockshut, A O J
Anthony Trollope.
Methuen, 1968. Soft Cover, Softback edition of the biographical study first published in 1955. 256pp, previous owner's name stamp on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. One of the University Paperbacks series... Very Good.
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Book number: 4177
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.19 | JP 957]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Trollope

 
Collens, Rupert
25 Legal Luminaries From 'Vanity Fair'.
Lambourn, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover, A large book of 126pp. Complete dustjacket. Full-Page colour illustrations. Caricatures from 'Vanity Fair' of leading Victorian and Edwardian legal personalities, with biographies... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 12160
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 21.66 | JP 3348]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lawyer, Barrister

 
Collins, Diana and Murdoch, Iris
Time and the Priestleys The Story of a Friendship.
Alan Sutton, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover, 256pp, complete dustjacket with one very small closed tear to the back upper corner. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. Foreword by Iris Murdoch. An affectionate biography of J B Priestley, who the author first met through the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 13884
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.04 | JP 1244]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: J B Priestley, Nuclear Disarmament, Author, Biography

 
Connolly, Joseph
P G Wodehouse, An Illustrated Biography, with Complete Bibliography and Collector's Guide.
Eel Pie Publishing, 1981. Soft Cover, Softback edition. 160 pp, many b + w illustrations. Gift inscription, otherwise Near Fine... Very Good.
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Book number: 33
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.04 | JP 1244]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, bibliography, collecting, comedy, humour.

 
Conway, Moncure D
Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Walter Scott, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, Circa 1900. 215pp plus index and Bibliography. Dark blue cloth covered boards. Ex library - refernce library label to inner cover, a couple of impressed stamps, otherwise clean. Part of the Great Writers series of biographies... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12829
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.47 | JP 2392]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Author

 
Corby, Tom
H M Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother A Celebration Of Ninety Years.
New English Library, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover, Tall format. 144pp, priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. Numerous colour and b + w illustrations illustrate this biography of the Queen Mother... As New /Very Good.
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Book number: 3158
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.04 | JP 1244]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, royal

 
Cotes, Peter and Niklaus, Thelma
The Little Fellow The Life And Work Of Charles Spencer Chaplin.
Paul Elek, 1951. First Edition. Hard Cover, 160 pp, orange cloth boards, slightly faded to spine, with figure of Chaplin in gilt. B + w photographs and film stills. Spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 1383
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.43 | JP 1148]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: films, comedy, Cinema,biography, Star

 
Cottrell, Leonard
Madame Tussaud.
Evans, 1965. Hard Cover, Cadet edition. 160pp, blue boards. B + w photographs, including one of the Beatles with their waxworks. A couple of light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise a clean copy. A biography of the life of the founder of the famous waxworks, from rhe court of Marie Antoinette, through the Revolution to success in Britain... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 14372
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.19 | JP 957]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Waxworks, History, Biography, French Revolution

 
Cowell, Henry J
John Winthrop A Seventeenth Century Puritan Romance.
Benham, 1949. First Edition. Soft Cover, 31pp, pale blue covers. Frontispiece portrait and picture of memorial window given by his american descendants. The story of the man from Groton, Suffolk who became the First Governor of the Colony at Massachusetts Bay and founded Boston, USA, and his wife Margaret... Fine.
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Book number: 6728
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.33 | JP 670]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Massachusetts Bay, Groton, Rev A B Bird

 
Cronin, Vincent
Louis XIV.
Reprint Society, 1965. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 384pp, cream boards with blue label, a little sun darkened to spine. Family Tree. Internally clean. A readable biography of the C17 king of France... Fine /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6069
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.71 | JP 574]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: France

 
Davis, Loyal and Cronin, A J
Surgeon Extraordinary The Life of J B Murphy.
Harrap, 1938. Hard Cover, 1st reprint. Foreword by A J Cronin. 287pp, reddish brown cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait. A couple of small marks but generally clean. Readable biography of the man whose parents had emigrated from Ireland to Wisconsin in the 1840s to live a pioneer farming life at Appleton, and who rose to become a distinguished surgeon and President Roosevelt's doctor... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 5969
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.19 | JP 957]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Roosevelt, Appleton, wisconsin, doctor, A J Cronin

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