Hessay Books: Biography
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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$ 11.84 | JP¥ 1815]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Henry Fielding, Author, Magistrate, Law

 
Joseph, Richard
Michael Joseph Master of Words.
Ashford Press Publishing, 1986. Hard Cover, 238 pp, complete dustjacket. B+ w illustrations. A biography of the literary agent, author and publisher. Foreword by Monica Dickens... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 237
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 764]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, publishers. Monica Dickens

 
Kassindja, Fauziya and Bashir, Layli Miller
Do They Hear You When You Cry.
Bantam, 1998. Hard Cover, 518pp. Map. One woman who defied the tribal customs of Togo and fought for her freedom in the West... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 2268
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.61 | JP¥ 860]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Togo, feminism, africa

 
Kay, Ernest
Pragmatic Premier An Intimate Portrait Of Harold Wilson.
Leslie Frewin, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover, 239pp. B + w photographs. Priceclipped dustjacket with a little loss. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The author was a friend of the UK Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, for over 21 years... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 3606
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.86 | JP¥ 1051]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, politics, politicians, labour

 
Keay, Douglas
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
IPC Magazines, 1980. First Edition. Soft Cover, Tall format. 158pp. Many colour and b + w photographs. Price cut from corner of title page, otherwise a clean copy. 'A celebration of 80 glorious years'... Very Good.
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Book number: 8471
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.36 | JP¥ 669]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Royalty, Queen

 
Kebbel, T E
Life of George Crabbe.
Walter Scott, 1888. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 157pp and Bibliography. Red cloth covered boards. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, a couple of blind stamps, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the poet, part of the 'Great Writers' series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 13856
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.48 | JP¥ 1146]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Poet, Biography

 
Kendall, Alan
The Life Of Beethoven.
Hamlyn, 1978. Hard Cover, Large format. 144pp, red boards, dustjacket with one closed tear, no loss. Numerous colour and b + w photographs. Internally clean. Includes a catalogue of Beethoven's Works... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 2676
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.48 | JP¥ 1146]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: music, composer, biography

 
Kingsley, Charles and Kingsley Mrs (ed)
Charles Kingsley His Letters and Memories of His LIfe Edited By His Wife.
Kegan Paul Trench & Co, 1885. Hard Cover, Abridged condensed one volume edition, containing new material. 364pp, handsome marbled boards with leather spine decorated in gilt. Engraved portrait. Marbled endpapers and edges. A few light spots of foxing, othewrwise internally clean... Very Good.
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Book number: 13506
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.6 | JP¥ 1624]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Author

 
Lamborn, E A G and Harrison, G B
Shakespeare The Man and His Stage.
Oxford, 1923. First Edition. Hard Cover, 128pp, brown cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. The life, times, theatre and plays of Shakespeare... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 12993
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.86 | JP¥ 1051]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Elizabethan Theatre, Theatre, Shakespeare

 
Lane, Margaret
The Bronte Story.
Fontana, 1973. Mass Market Paperback, Ill.: Joan Hassall. 315pp, the edges browning with age. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. A reconsideration of Mrs Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Bronte... Very Good.
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Book number: 8493
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.12 | JP¥ 478]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Mrs Gaskell

 
Lane, Margaret
Purely For Pleasure.
Hamish Hamilton, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover, 234pp, dustjacket a little rubbed to edges. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few light spots of foxing to foredge, othewise clean. Essays on Austen, Johnson, Dickens, Mrs Gaskell, Beatrix Pottrer etc... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 11489
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.1 | JP¥ 1242]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Bronte, Gaskell, Dickens, Biography, Dr Johnson, Austen, Beatrix Potter

 
Lee, Hermione
Penelope Fitzgerald a Life.
Knopf, 2015. Hard Cover, Reprint of the first American edition. A heavy book of 489pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. An intimate biography and critical survey of one of the most quietly brilliant authors of the 20th century... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 9012
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 9.97 | JP¥ 1528]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Author, Literary Criticism, English Literature

 
Lee, Hermione
Penelope Fitzgerald A Life.
Chatto & Windus, 2013. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 508pp. Complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations A very clean copy. An acclaimed biography of one of the most quietly brilliant authors of the 20th century. Comes with 6 newspaper reviews... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 9771
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 11.84 | JP¥ 1815]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Literary Criticism, English Literature

 
Leslie, Doris
Polonaise.
Book Club, 1944. Hard Cover, 247pp, red cloth boards. A little faded to spine. Internally very clean. The story of Chopin... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8271
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 764]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Chopin, Biography, Music

 
Lucas, Victor
Tolstoy In London.
Evans, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover, Tall format. 111pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Endpaper maps and sepia illustrations. A clean copy. A fascinating account of Tolstoy's visit to study educational methods in London in 1861... Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 7230
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 9.97 | JP¥ 1528]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Matthew Arnold, education, Victorian, school, Russian literature

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