David Spenceley Books: Biography
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ACKROYD, PETER:
The Life of THOMAS MORE
Vintage, an imprint of Random House, London, 1999 . Papeback in pictorial and Gold card cover. 435 pages, illustrated. With bibliography, notes on sources and index. Strong on the conditions in Catholic England at the end of the fifteenth century. Much read but apart from the creasing of the spine and some edge damage in Very Good condition. ISBN:0749386401.
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Book number: 618
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 4.13 | JP 472]
Keywords: , Thomas More, Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Catholic, Catherine Of Aragon, Biographies Tudor Church 0749386401

 
ADAIR, JOHN:
ROUNDHEAD GENERAL
Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1997 . Hardback in bright red, gilt to spine in full colour portrait jacket. x,310 pages illustrated including some very evocative line drawings. With eleven maps, notes, bibliography and index. Subtitled: the Campaigns of Sir William Waller. Heavily bumped one rear corner, else as new in Very Good jacket. ISBN:0750913126. Sir William Waller (1597?-1668)This is the first consecutive account of his military campaigns, largely ignored in the past because he served Parliament before the emergence of Cromwell.
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Book number: 1251
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.5 | JP 1887]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Charles, Stuart, Cromwell, Henrietta, James, Mary 0750913126

 
ADAMSON, J H AND H F FOLLAND:
Sir Harry Vane his life and times 1613-1662
The Bodley Head, London, 1973 . Hardback in brown, gilt to spine, three colour portrait jacket. 498 pages illustrated, with bibliography and index. This is narrative history of a high order. Written by two by two professional historians but written for the reader not for other historians. Vane was the only civilian to equal Cromwell in the service of the Parliament. He was beheaded for his part in the Regicide. The text is largely bright and clean, the boards are unevenly sunned and the jacket is heavily bumped with one small tear. ISBN:0370102789.
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Book number: 1252
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 15.13 | JP 1730]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Charles, Stuart, Cromwell, Henrietta, James, Mary 0370102789

 
ALDINGTON, RICHARD:
Portrait of a Genius, but....
London: Readers Union / Heinemann, 1951 . Hardback in teracotta, black and gilt to spine, NO jacket. Size: 8.5"x5.5" 220x140mm. viii,368 pages plus 4 pages of b/w pictures. Clean Reading copy, covers sunned and one hinge is weak. Text is clean and apart from an inscription on the endpaper unmarked. Analyses the life and its impact on the works.
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Book number: 6577
GBP 1.00 [Appr.: EURO 1.25 US$ 1.38 | JP 157]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: British Literature, History, D H Lawrence, Edward Garnett, Peter Warlock, Middleton Murry,

 
ASHDOWN-HILL, JOHN:
The LAST DAYS of RICHARD III
Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2009 . PaperBack in portrait card cover. 7x4 19.5x12cm. 190 pages plus 16 pages of b/w pictures. With genealogies, notes, list of works cited, bibliography and index. New Book ISBN: 9780752459608. The last 150 days of Richard III explores these events from the standpoint of Richard himself and his contemporaries.
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Book number: 7698
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.69 | JP 1337]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: amazon, multi, Beaufort family, Bosworth, Edward iv, Duke of Norfolk, Howard family, John of Gaunt, Dukes of Lancaster, Neville Family, de la Pole family, 9780752459608

 
ASHLEY, MAURICE:
The Life and Times of WILLIAM I.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, reissue 1992 (1973) . Paperback in portrait card cover, matt laminated with gloss varnish over portrait. Size: 254x185mm. 224 pages, illustrated throughout including colour. With maps, chronology and bibliography. This series is particularly to be welcomed for its illustrations, the larger than average page size shows these to advantage. New Book, not previously read. ISBN:029783164X
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Book number: 653
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 11 | JP 1258]
Keywords: William, Normans, Saxons, Normandy, Feudalism, Edward the Condessor, Harold, Hastings, 029783164X

 
AUBREY, JOHN EDITED BY RICHARD BARBER:
BRIEF LIVES, a Selection Based Upon Existing Contemporary Portraits
Folio Society, London, 1975 . Very Good, in Good slipcase. Hardback quarter-bound green cloth with fawn cloth over the boards with black and gilt decoration to front and spine, with green cartridge endpapers, in black slipcase. Size: 25x16cm. 325 pages illustrated. It includes those lives for which a reasonably authentic contemporary portrait could be found and reproduced.
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Book number: 8054
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 20.63 | JP 2359]
Keywords: Not put on Az, Aubrey, Francis Bacon, Francis Beaumont, Henry Blount, William Camden, George Clifford, Edward Coke, John Colet, John Dee, Erasmus, Edmubd Halley,

 
BACON, FRANCIS EDITED BY ROGER LOCKYER:
The HISTORY of the Reign of King HENRY The SEVENTH
Folio Society, London, 1971 . Hardback quarter-bound black leather with red and gilt to spine, boards covered in green cloth blocked on front in red and gilt, top edge tinted, endpapers printed, in a blue-grey slipcase. 256 pages plus coloured frontispiece and 12 other illustrations, with four genealogies (including folding) and a biographical index. Very Good Good in Very Good slip-case.
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Book number: 5542
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.38 | JP 1416]
Keywords: Richard, Henry, Bosworth, Tudors, Bacon,

 
BARROW G(EOFFREY) W S:
ROBERT the BRUCE
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1965. . Hardback in bright red, black (label) and gilt to spine in two colour jacket. xxiv,502 pages with frontispiece, 13 maps two genealogies, table of dates and index. Subtitled: and the Community of the Realm. Very Good some shelf wear to foot of boards. In grubby but whole and now protected jacket. Covers the period 1286 (Alexander III's death) to the death of the Bruce in 1329.
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Book number: 1883
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 20.63 | JP 2359]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Alexander III, Bannockburn, Robert Bruce, de Brus, Edward I, Anglo-Scottish Wars, John Balliol, Berwick, Comyn, Cumin,

 
BATHO, G R (EDITOR):
The Household Papers of Henry Percy
Royal Historical Society, London, 1962, Camden Third Series Volume 93 . Very Good slight sunning to front and spine but titles are very bright. Hard back in blue, gilt to front and spine. lvii,190 pages with four illustrations. Henry Percy ninth Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632) Includes a Percy genealogy. ASSOCIATION COPY: from the library of historian Geoffrey Hand.
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Book number: 1322
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 27.5 | JP 3146]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: amazon, Percy, Northumberland,

 
BAYLIS, ANNE:
The LIFE and WORKS if JAMES TRUBSHAW
Stockport, Cheshire: Bayliss, 1978 . Very Good clean and bright with no trace of previous owner. IBooklet with blue card covert. Size: octavo (A5) (210x148mm). vi,98 pages plus 12 pages of photographs. With bibliography, genealogy and index.SBN: 0950640506. Trubshaw (1777-1853) was a Staffordshire Builder Architect And Civil Engineer
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Book number: 5789
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.38 | JP 1416]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: amazon, Staffordshire, building, architectuure, civil engineering

 
BECKETT, SISTER WENDY:
BECKMANN and THE SELF
Munich, Germany: Prestel Publishing, 1997, Pegasus Library . Hardback in black, white to spine, with printed endpapers, in full colour portrait jacket. Large octavo. Size: 245x165mm. 120 pages illustrated throughout in colour. English language edition. With biographical notes. Max Beckmann (died 1950) a major international expressionist painter and graphic artist. New Book, Mint in Fine jacket. With Peagsus Library catalogue laid in. ISBN:3-7913-1737-7. ISBN:3791317377
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Book number: 3044
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 19.25 | JP 2202]
Keywords: Max Beckmann, Sister Wendy Beckett, Expressionism, 3-7913-1737-7

 
BENSTOCK, SHARI:
NO GIFTS FROM CHANCE
London: Penguin, 1995 . Trade Paperback in portrait card cover. Size: 197x129mm. xii,546 pages plus 16 pages of b/w pictures. With list of works cited and a chronology of works by Edith Wharton plus notes and index. Very Good near Fine. Not previously read but one or two knocks from long storage. ISBN: 0-14-017283-1. Biography of Edith Wharton (1862-1937) American writer feminist and stylist (interiors and gardens).
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Book number: 3407
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.63 | JP 1101]
Keywords: Edith Wharton, American Literature, Feminism, Women's History, Studies, Bernard Berenson, Walter Berry, 0140172831

 
BEVAN, BRYAN:
KING JAMES VI of SCOTLAND & I of ENGLAND
Rubicon Press, London, 1996 . Very Good, possibly unread, there is NO jacket. We Post Every 48 hours. Hardback in dark black, gilt to spine there is NO jacket. Size: 9x6 24x15.5cm. viii,216 pages, illustrated, with notes on sources, bibliography and index. ISBN:0948695447
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Book number: 8105
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 27.5 | JP 3146]
Keywords: Sold off Az), Stewarts, Stuarts, James, Charles, Anne of Denmark, Robert Cecil, Gunpowder Plot, Howards, Robert Carr, Somerset, George Villiers 0948695447

 
BLAKE, N F:
CAXTON: England's first Publisher
London: Osprey, 1976 . Very Good, in bumped but Good and now protected jacket. Hardback in grey printed Red (label) and gilt to spine, with cream laid endpapers, in typographic jacket. Size: 9x6 24x15.5cm..xi,220 pages, illustrated. With bibliography and index. ISBN:085045106X. Covers the technical aspects of his book production.
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Book number: 693
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.5 | JP 1887]
Keywords: amazon, 085045106X, Caxton, Printing, Publishing, House of York, Bruges, Henry, Margaret 085045106X

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