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$13.94
1e11/1

IVY COMPTON-BURNETT


a memoir

GREIG, CICELY

ex libris (usual cancel m'kings, pckt etc), 135pp, near excell (head and tail spine sl bumped, sl cocked, sl gum stains to fr and rear bd's and ep's), d/w v gd+ (in plastic, sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: garnstone press 1972

KEYWORDS: biography compton-burnett biography literature england

$75.00
1i36/10

Irishmen All


BIRMINGHAM,GEORGE A.

reprint 225pp ills.[12 tipped-in col.plates by Jack B.Yeats] VERY GOOD (green cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,all plates clean although two are in different places from that listed,content edges sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: foulis london 1914

KEYWORDS: biography ireland jack yeats history biography birmingham

$9.00
xxcle3088

St Francis of Assisi


CHESTERTON, G K (ASSISI, saint FRANCIS)

hardcover; all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton

KEYWORDS: biography literature biography religion theology g k chesterton saint francis of assisi

$16.50
xxhdf19071

My Life as a Scribe


THOMSON, .L GEORGE

hardcover octavo(VG+)d/w(VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: Century

KEYWORDS: literature biography auto biography george l. thomson

$12.50
xxejf49705

Voyage to Disaster: The Life of Francisco Pelsaert


DRAKE-BROCKMAN, HENRIETTA

hardcover octavo (VG) d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Angus & Robertson 1982

KEYWORDS: biography history maritime nautical shipwreck batavia australia biography francisco pelsaert specials

$24.50
2f47/2

Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life


MOTION, ANDREW

Super octavo, illus light card covers, xx + 570pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Faber & Faber 1994

KEYWORDS: Andrew Motion Philip Larkin biography literature literary criticism literary biography

$15.00
xxeqf59952

War


JUNGER, SEBASTIAN

Softcover octavo (VG+) ; all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Fourth Estate 2011

KEYWORDS: specials Sebastian Junger autobiography biography memoir politics war Middle East Afghanistan embedded journalism experiential biography

$25.00
xxkre64958

Dave McNulty Snow Man


DICK, MAURICE

softcover octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: Maurice Dick 1992

KEYWORDS: specials dave mcnulty maurice dick biography mountaineering snow climbing adventure alpine new zealand biography

$55.00
1t5b/20

Sourthern People: A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography


THOMSON, JANE (ed)

Ex library, Quarto, blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine, illus frontispiece, v+587pp, illus, VG ( library markings, to feps and reps, light scuffing to lower and upper board edges) in d/w VG (library stickers on spine and front & back covers, v light fading to wrapper)

PUBLISHER: Longacre 1998

KEYWORDS: Ex libris Jane Thomson Otago Southland biography new zealand culture collected works anthology biography

$100.00
1t5b/21

Sourthern People: A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography


THOMSON, JANE (ed)

Numbered limited edition in full leather binding, Ex library (minimal marking, none external) Quarto, brown leather boards with gilt lettering to spine, illus frontispiece, v+587pp, illus, VG+ (small rip to lower pastedown, v small rip to upper pastedown, book plate to fep, small glue mark to back board)

PUBLISHER: Longacre 1998

KEYWORDS: Ex libris Jane Thomson Otago Southland biography new zealand culture collected works anthology biography

$10.00
xxexr112036

Macmillan Modern Dramatists: John Arden


GRAY, FRANCES

Octavo softcover (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: The Macmilla Press 1982

KEYWORDS: drama theatre history biography john arden biography literary criticism analysis

$12.00
xxrig123267

Wallis & Edward Letters 1931-1937: The Intimate Correspondance of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor


BLOCH, MICHAEL (Ed)

Super octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 (?)

KEYWORDS: royal family monarchy biography Edward the eighth Wallis Simpson biography letters correspondance

$14.00
xxrig123268

Wallis & Edward Letters 1931-1937: The Intimate Correspondance of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor


BLOCH, MICHAEL (Ed)

Super octavo hardcover (VG+) in d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 (?)

KEYWORDS: royal family monarchy biography Edward the eighth Wallis Simpson biography letters correspondance

$41.50
1c24/14

D H LAWRENCE: A COMPOSITE BIOGRAPHY


NEHLS, EDWARD:

3 volume set ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc) illus 614pp 537pp 767pp all three in similar condition each bound in a different coloured cloth VG- (boards sl rubbed with bruising to corners and heads and tails of spines, sl creasing at spines and binding sl shaken)

PUBLISHER: university of wisconsin madison 1957-1959

KEYWORDS: lawrence literature england modern biography bloomsbury set

$13.94
23800hp45

THE PAPER CHASE


PORTER HAL:

first edition 305pp VG (sl.rubbed and stained w.sl.sunning to head/foot of spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,green eps sl.stained,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (sl.rubbed,spine mod.sunned,extrems.sl.bumped and chipped,sl.internal foxing,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: angus and robertson london 1967

KEYWORDS: modern first editions biography

$85.00
2g4/43

ERIC MENDELSOHN


WHITTICK ARNOLD:

219pp ills. VG (red cloth w.gilt lettering to spine,v.sl.rubbed w.sl.sunning to edges and mod.sunning to head/foot of spine,extremities sl.bumped w.v.minor wear,prelims.sl.discol.w.sl.foxing throughout,owner's ink stamp to ffep,contents and ills.clean,edges sl.soiled/foxed,sl.cocked) in G d/w (mod.rubbed and sl.stained,sl.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extremities incl.some chipping and minor tears,adverts.to rear and internally,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: leonard hill london 1964

KEYWORDS: architecture biography mendelsohn

$38.25
2d1/39

IGOR STRAVINSKY


STRAVINSKY IGOR,CORLE EDWIN(ED):

first edition 245pp ills.(incl.picasso,klee,chagall,etc) VG- (black cloth w.yellow lettering to cover/spine,sl.rubbed/stained,v.minor bumps to extremities,ills.eps,owner's pencil sign.to ffep,contents clean w.some v.minor foxing,ills.v.clean,headbands,te red,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) in G+ d/w (sl.rubbed w.mod.stains,sl.sunned w.spine sunned,extremities sl.bumped w.some wear and chipping incl.2cm closed tear to head of front hinge)

PUBLISHER: merle armitage usa 1949

KEYWORDS: stravinsky music biography

$42.50
1a28/30

THE DIARY OF SYLAS NEVILLE 1767-1788


COZENS-HARDY BASIL(ED):

first edition xvi 357pp VG (aqua cloth w.gilt lettering to spine,v.sl.stains w.sl.sunning to spine,extremities v.sl.bumped,eps sl.stained/foxed,contents v.clean,edges sl.soiled/foxed,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (sl.stained/sunned,extremities sl.bumped w.v.minor chipping,sl.internal foxing,price hole-punched out)

PUBLISHER: oxford university press london 1950

KEYWORDS: biography sylas neville diaries literature

$76.50
manz39

MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF LAURENCE OLIPHANT


And of Alice Oliphant, His Wife.

OLIPHANT, MARGARET OLIPHANT W :

Seventh edition, 2 vols, complete school library rebind in polished calf with gilt emblem to front and gilt to spine, marbled edges and ep's with presentation bookplate on front paste-down Vol.I, ix 314pp, vii 386pp, frontis. with tissue-guard. VG with sunned spines that are a little rubbed at joints and extrem., boards generally rubbed at edges and corners with a few scratches to rear, sl.foxing to prelims and last few pages)

PUBLISHER: William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh 1891

KEYWORDS: travel biography

$30.60
man1h27/7

HERNANDO CORTES FIVE LETTERS 1519-1526


CORTES, HERNANDO:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 388pp VG+(v sl bruised corners, sl rubbed,v sl crease to front board,v sl cocked)

PUBLISHER: george routledge & sons london 1928

KEYWORDS: history cortes biography

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