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Biography

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1 Abbott, Lyman Henry Ward Beecher
U.S.A Chelsea House Publishers 1980 0877541639 / 9780877541639 First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good 
Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. liv + 458 pages, photo frontispiece and a couple of text illustrations, bibliography, appendix, index. 'American Men and Women of letters' series 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 Adriaensens, Rob Streep 2 viert
Belgium IRIS 1982 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Text in Dutch. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 82 pages, illustrations in the text 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Home: a memoir of my early years, Andrews, Julie
3 Andrews, Julie Home: a memoir of my early years
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2008 0297643576 / 9780297643579 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. (viii) + 344 pages, photos on plates, index 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Life of General Gordon, Anon
4 Anon Life of General Gordon
John G. Murdoch 1885 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and black & gilt decoration, all edges gilt, bevelled boards, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, endpapers tanned, no inscriptions. 370 pages, 2 illustrations on plates. Written anonymously by Marianne Farningham, who also wrote as Eva Hope. Second edition - first published by Walter Scott in the previous year 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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5 Anon. (Macmichael, William) Lives of British physicians
John Murray 1830 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Clean hardback bound in brown half leather over marbled paper on boards; gilt titles on leather spine label, worn at corners and edges, hinges cracked but holding well, no inscriptions. viii + 342 pages, 4 plates, and a few engravings in the text. Lives of Linacre, Caius, Harvey, Browne, Sydenham, Radcliffe, Mead, Huxham, Pringle, Fothergill, Heberden, Cullen, Hunter, Warren, Baillie, Jenner, Parry, and Gooch. No author stated, but the British Library confirms that William Macmichael is the author 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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John M. Synge: a few personal recollections with biographical notes, Anon. [Masefield, John]
6 Anon. [Masefield, John] John M. Synge: a few personal recollections with biographical notes
Letchworth Garden City Press 1916 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with paper title labels, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, spine label is a little worn at edges, light tanning to endpapers, no inscriptions. 32 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike Soldier on
Peter Davies 1973 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with a gift inscription by the author on the half title page, name on front endpaper and previous owner's name & address label on front pastedown in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped and creased at the edges. 180 pages, 38 photos on plates, index. Letter from the author laid in 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Life's a jubilee, Anson, Maud
8 Anson, Maud Life's a jubilee
Leicester Golden Eagle Press 1977 0901482277 / 9780901482273 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, neat name on front pastedown, no other marks or inscriptions. 172 pages, 24 photos on plates 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Edmond Halley, Armitage, Angus
9 Armitage, Angus Edmond Halley
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine and chipped at spine ends. xii + 220 pages, illustrations on plates & in the text, index 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Not worth reading, Arthur, Sir George
10 Arthur, Sir George Not worth reading
Longmans Green & Co. 1938 First Edition Hardcover Fair in Poor dust jacket 
Clean, tightly bound hardback book with a gift inscription by the author, "From a poor scribbler of the past for a great artist of the present", on the front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is worn and much repaired, some loss at edges and on spine and water marked. xiv + 300 pages, 8 photos on plates, index 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Unscathed: escape from Sierra Leone, Ashby, Philip
11 Ashby, Philip Unscathed: escape from Sierra Leone
Macmillan 2002 0333989201 / 9780333989203 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and spine ends, dedication signed by author on title page. 266 pages, photos on plates, index 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Thesiger: a biography, Asher, Michael
12 Asher, Michael Thesiger: a biography
Viking 1994 0670837695 / 9780670837694 Reprint; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with a remainder mark (black line) at the bottom edge, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxiv + 582 pages, 41 colour and 79 b/w photos on plates, 3 maps, notes, bibliography, index 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The autobiography of Margot Asquith, Asquith, Margot
13 Asquith, Margot The autobiography of Margot Asquith
Thornton Butterworth Ltd. 1920 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with author's signature printed in the bottom right corner, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, small inscription on front endpaper, pages browned at the edges. xiv + 302 pages, 38 illustrations on plates and 5 in the text, index 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Seeing red, Atkins, Coral
14 Atkins, Coral Seeing red
Coronet Books 1991 0233985085 / 9780233985084 First Paperback Edition Softcover Good 
Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but appears little used, no inscriptions. x + 150 pages, 20 photographs on plates, 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Seeing Red, Atkins, Coral
15 Atkins, Coral Seeing Red
Andre Deutsch 1990 0233985085 / 9780233985084 Later Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. x + 150 pages, 20 photos on plates 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Anna Sewell and Black Beauty, Baker, Margaret J.
16 Baker, Margaret J. Anna Sewell and Black Beauty
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is foxed and creased & chipped at edges. 80 pages, frontispiece by Imre Hofbauer, bibliography 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The order of things: a life of Joseph Furphy, Barnes, John
17 Barnes, John The order of things: a life of Joseph Furphy
Australia Oxford University Press 1990 0195531876 / 9780195531879 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has a remainder stamp on the title page, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Apart from the remainder stamp, as new, no signs of use. xviii + 421 pages, a few illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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Quentin & Philip: a double portrait, Barrow, Andrew
18 Barrow, Andrew Quentin & Philip: a double portrait
Macmillan 2002 0333780515 / 9780333780510 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. x + 560 pages, photos on plates, map endpapers, index 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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The vanished world, Bates, H. E.
19 Bates, H. E. The vanished world
Michael Joseph 1969 0718104307 / 9780718104306 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by the author (without dedication) on the title page in purple ink, but has no other marks or inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is faded at the spine. Appears little used. 188 pages, beautifully illustrated by John Ward. The first volume of his autobiography 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Some I knew well, Bax, Clifford
20 Bax, Clifford Some I knew well
Phoenix House 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Good reading copy, ex Boots library with the usual shield on the front cover, but otherwise clean and complete, in plum cloth with very dulled gilt spine titles. 192 pages, 16 photos on plates, index. Among the subjects are Edward Thomas, Aleister Crowley, W. B. Yeats, Gustav Holst and C. B. Fry 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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