Category: Biography


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Sir Richard Steele M P The Later Career

By: Winton, Calhoun

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Johns Hopkins Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14459

ISBN: 0801811627

Condition: Very Good

265pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic cover. B + w illustrations. Ex library - stamp to title page, back flyleaf, and foredge, otherwise internally clean. Steele's career from the death of Queen Anne in 1714 to his own death in 1729. View more info

George Moore

By: Wolfe, Humbert

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Shaylor: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5922

Condition: Very Good

152pp, brown cloth covered boards with impressed design and gilt title. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, a few tiny spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise clean. Part of the Modern Writers Series. View more info

Queen Victoria Her Life and Times 1819 1861

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1973

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 412

Condition: Fine

574 pp, purple cloth boards, b + w photographs. A readable account of Queen Victoria's early years, up to the death of Prince Albert. View more info

The True Story Of Captain John Smith

By: Woods, Katharine Pearson

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Doubelday, Page & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 5943

Condition: Very Good

382pp, olive green cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait and B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The life and adventures of the famous governor of Virginia. View more info

The Journal with Other Writings of John Woolman

By: Woolman, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Dent: 1111

Seller ID: 16332

Condition: Very Good

Presumed first Everyman's Library edition, circa 1920. Introduction by Vida D Scudder. 250pp, grey cloth covered boards with gilt flower ornament to spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. The Journal of the eigthteenth century Quaker leader. View more info

Jeremy Taylor A Sketch of His Life and Times with a Popular Exposition of his Works

By: Worley, George

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13844

Condition: Very Good

239pp, and publishers catalogue. Hand cut edges. Blue cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait with explanatory tissue guard. Ex reference library - bookplate to inner board, label removed from flyleaf, a couple of blind stamps, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. View more info

The Hooded Hawk Or The Case Of Mr Boswell

By: Wyndham Lewis, D B

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Eyre: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1246

Condition: Very Good

281 pp, endpaper maps, b + w illustrations. Blue cloth covered boards, faded to spine. A couple of light spots of foxing to foredge, internally clean. A biography of James Boswell, the great biographer of Dr Johnson. View more info

Sky Burial

By: Xinran

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12538

ISBN: 0701176229

Condition: As New

164pp, complete dustjacket. Map. A very clean copy. The story of Shu Wen's long search for her husband in Tibet. View more info

Robert Adam

By: Yarwood, Dorothy

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Dent: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8078

ISBN: 0460038249

Condition: Fine

221pp. 32 pages of b + w plates and 8 line drawings. A very clean copy. Influential biography of the architect and the man. View more info


By: Young, Desmond

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Collins: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7702

Condition: Good

288pp, brown cloth covered boards with gilt eagle. B + w photographs and maps. Gift inscription on flyleaf, one page strengthened to gutter, otherwise clean. View more info

Wicked Women of The Raj European Women Who Broke Society's Rules and Married Indian Princes

By: Younger, Coralie

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HarperCollins India: 2003

Seller ID: 16755

ISBN: 8172234546

Condition: Fine

260pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. The story of 20 different European women who married Indian princes - and did not always live happily ever after. View more info