Wheen O' Books: Biography
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Extracts from a Diary Kept by the Late John Benwell of Sidcot, Also, Extracts from Letters, Addressed to Different Branches of His Family;
Bristo: Printed for the Editor, 1825; Hardback. 9" x 5.5".Good+ condition. viii, 93pp. Light foxmarks to endpapers. Attractive book plate on front pastedown. Edges untrimmed. Grey covers with worn paper title on spine.
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Book number: 20267
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 90 US$ 102.53 | JP„ 11738]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography History John Benwell Sidcot

 
The Fred Astaire Story : His Life, His Films, His Friends;
London, BBC, nd ( c 1975); A Souvenir Guide to the Radio 2 Biography and the BBCtv Astaire-Rogers Film Season. Softcover magazine. 11.5" x 9". Very good condition. 67pp profusley illustrated in colour & black/white. Pictorial card wraps.
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Book number: 20716
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.94 | JP„ 1252]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Radio 2 Biography and the BBCtv Astaire-Rogers Film Season

 
ALEXANDER, MICHAEL:
The Reluctant Legionnaire: An Escapade;
Lonodn, Hart-Davis, 1956; Hardbakc. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Very good. 196pp with double page Map. Red covers with silver title on spine. Protected dust jacket by B. Gordon Smith has slight edge wear, price intact.
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Book number: 21820
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 US$ 24.61 | JP„ 2817]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: French Foreign Legion Biography

 
BARON:
Baron;
London, Muller, nd; Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket Good+. xiv, 220pp with numerous illustrations. Black covers with red cloth spine & bright gilt facsimile name on front & spine. Protected dust jakcet has chippes , edge weare, price 21/- intact. " Without boasting Baron tells of his sensational place in post-war London."
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Book number: 16229
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Keywords: Photography Biography Baron 1950's London

 
BENNETT, MRS ARNOLD:
Arnold Bennett;
London, A. M. Philpot, 1925; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dj. 126pp with portrait frontis. and black/white illustrations. Light foxing to prelims. Red faded boards with red leather sunned spine. Red and black title page, headings printed in red and black throughout. Top edge gilt.
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Book number: 13742
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Arnold Bennett

 
BLACKBURNE, NEVILLE:
The Restless Ocean: The Story of George Crabbe The Aldeburgh Poet 1754 - 1832;
Lavenham, Terence Dalron, 1972; Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket Very good. 236pp with illustrations. White covers with gilt ttile on spine. Protected dust jacket has price intact.
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Book number: 20055
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.84 | JP„ 783]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
BOSWELL, JAMES:
Dr. Johnson’s Table -Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and Manners; with Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Selected and Arranged from Mr. Boswell’s Life of Johnson. Volume I & II;
London, Printed For J. Mawman et al., 1807; Hardback. 6" x 4". Good- condition. Two books bound in One. Volume I - ii, 209pp. Volume II - 222pp. Endpapers, especially at the back are discoloured with old damp marks . Quarter bound grey cloth boards with black leather spine. Gilt title & line decoration to spine. Text clean. A tight solid copy.
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Book number: 20473
GBP 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 167.75 US$ 191.4 | JP„ 21912]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Dr Johnson 19th century Biography

 
BOSWELL, JAMES:
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL,D. Including His Tour of the Hebrides, Correspondence with Mrs Thrale etc.etc. with Numerous Additions by John Wilson Croker. Vols IX & X;
London, George Bell, 1876; Revised and Enlarged under His Direction by John Wright; Two Volumes in One; H/Bk; Vol.IX , xv,334pp with pull-out facimile Autographs Illustrative of the Life of Johnston with Frontis. & engraving on half- title page; Vol.X, xii, 240pp with pull-out facimile of extract of letter from Dr Johnston to Edward Cave; Plus General Appendix, Miscellaneous Letters, Dr Johnson's portraits and Index.; Many pages uncut; Black endpapers with Whiteinch Young Men's Christian Association Library label on front pastedown; Scuff marks to ffep, water mark on half-title page; Maroon embossed covers with gilt motif on front title on spine; spine sunned.
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Book number: 3739
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 US$ 24.61 | JP„ 2817]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
BOSWELL, JAMES EDITED BY JOHN CANNING:
The Life of Samuel Johnson;
London, Methuen, 1991; Hardback. Very good/ Dusr jacket very good. xviii, 366pp with 49 illustrations. Green covers with gilt title on spine. Protected dust jacket has price intact.
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Book number: 19722
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography 0 413 63480 9

 
BROWN, CORNELIUS ( EDITED BY):
An Appreciative Life of the Right Hon. the Earl of Beaconsfield, with Portraits of His Contemporaries. Two Volumes;
London, A. W. Cowan, 1881; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good condition. Illustrated with tissue guarded Permanent photographs, tipped in to stout card.. Green/white/brown 'peacock tail' marbled endpapers. Few light fox marks on prelims only Brown boards decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges, Five raised bands with gilt decotation on spine. All Edges Gilt. A very handsom set.
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Book number: 15703
GBP 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.75 US$ 300.77 | JP„ 34433]
Keywords: Earl of Beaconsfield History Disraeli 19th century Britain Biography

 
BROWN, JOHN & FORREST, D. W. EDITED BY:
Letters of Dr. John Brown With Letters from Ruskin, Thackeray, and Others;
London, Black, 1907; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good condition. 368pp with Biographical introductions by Elizabeth T. McLaren plus tissue guarded portrait forntis. & 11 other illustrtions. Navy covers with gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt, foredge & bottom edge untrimmed.
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Book number: 15411
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 US$ 20.51 | JP„ 2348]
Keywords: Dr. John Brown Ruskin Thackeray Biography

 
BULLETT, GERALD:
Sydney Smith. A Biography & a selection;
London, Joseph, 1951; 1st edition. Hardback. very good/ Dj Very good. 313pp with portrait frontis. plus index. Red covers with silver title on spine. Top of spine slightly faded. Dust jacket has small piece ( 1" ) missing from top of spine, price intacrt. No owners inscriptions. " A great wit and reformer who from poverty became a Canon of St. Paul's in London."
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Book number: 12634
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.67 | JP„ 1565]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
CAMERON, HECTOR CHARLES:
Joseph Lister the Friend of Man;
London, Heinemann, Medical Books, 1948; Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 180pp with illustrations & index. Black covers with gilt title on spine.has sunning top edge. A good solid copy.
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Book number: 21731
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.57 | JP„ 1096]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography Thomas Lister Medical

 
CHESTERTON, G. K.:
G.K.C. as M.C. Being a Collection of Thirty-Seven Introductions;
Lonodn, Methuen, 1929; 1st edition. Hardback. Good/ No dust jacket. xxii, 272pp with Portrait frontis. of G.K.C. drawn from life by J. H. Dowd. The collection Selected and Edited by J. P. de Fonseka. Few passages underlined. Front edge untrimmed. Grey covers with title on sunned spine. Mark on back cover otherwise a good copy, clean & tight .
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Book number: 20480
GBP 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 81.5 US$ 92.96 | JP„ 10643]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography

 
ERLANGER, ACHEL:
Lucrezia Borgia : A Biography;
New York, Hawthorn Dutton, 1978; Softcover. Very good condition. xii,372pp with illustrations. " A carefully researched elegantly written life of one of the most controversial women of ll time."
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Book number: 21753
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.94 | JP„ 1252]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Lucrezia Borgia Biography History 0801547245

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