Category: Biography, Letters and Diaries


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Medora Leigh A History and an Autobiography

By: MACKAY Charles

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1869

Seller ID: 72191

Condition: Very Good

280pp, bound in orange cloth, front inner hingw exposed, spine darkened, mark on front cover. A note in a contemporary hand in ink is tipped in says, 'This work is a refutation of Mrs Beecaher Stowe's charge against Lord Byronregarding the birth of Medora Leigh, and is now very scarce'.; Octavo View more info

When I Was a Child

By: MARKINO Yoshio

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co: 1912

Seller ID: 72029

Condition: Very Good

281pp, illustrated, bound in red cloth, white lettering; Octavo View more info

The Rocks Remain


Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1963

Seller ID: 72551

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

1st edition, 186pp, illustrated, decorated endpapers, bound in grey cloth with dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Zane Grey Romancing the West

By: MAY Stephen J

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ohio University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 052462

ISBN: 0821411829

Condition: New

xvi + 180pp, illustrated, fine softback, NEW; Octavo View more info

Byron 2 Volumes

By: MAYNE Ethel Colburn

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1912

Seller ID: 73713

Condition: Very Good

2 volume set c 1880/90, xvi + 336pp, vii + 344pp, illustrated, bound in rubbed black cloth, some darkening of endpapers; Quarto View more info

The Historic Arthur, Gwenwhyvawr and Myrddin Ancient Brythons of the North

By: McCALL A and W

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pentland Press: 1997

Seller ID: 054652

ISBN: 1858214890

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket

210pp, illustrated, bound in black cloth with dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

McClellans Own Story The War for the Union, the Soldiers Who Fought it, the Civilians Who Directed it and His Relationship to it and to Them

By: McClellan, George B

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles L Webster & Company: 1887

Seller ID: 74557

Condition: Very Good

xi + 678pp, frontis, illustrated with maps and engravings, bound in green cloth, gilt lettering and dec on front cover, Grand Lodge of South Dakoots bookplate and 2 ownership inscriptions on endpaper.; Large Octavo View more info

Robert Harley, Puritan Politician [ SIGNED ]

By: McInnes A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 61860

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

1970, signed by author, 223, bound in blue cloth with dustwrapper.. SIGNED BY AUTHOR; Octavo; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Bimashi McPherson A Life in Egypt

By: McPherson J

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1983

Seller ID: 72309

ISBN: 0563201347

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

313pp, illustrated, bound in green cloth/gilt with VG dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Lionel Lindsay An Artist and His Family


Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1988

Seller ID: 68086

ISBN: 0701132248

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

xviii + 254pp, illustrated, bound in black cloth with VG dustwrapper. Australian artist; Octavo View more info

Great Men of Staffordshire

By: MEYNELL Laurence

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1955

Seller ID: 054225

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

158pp, map, bound in green cloth, dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Henry Richard M P. A Biography

By: MIALL Charles S

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1889

Seller ID: 67442


Condition: Very Good

xvi + 400pp, frontis portrait, occ foxing, bound in original VG brown cloth covers, scarce biography of the liberal MP for Merthyr Tydfil, whose work for world peace won him the title of The Apostle of Peace; Octavo View more info

Astarte a Fragment of Truth Concerning George Gordon Byron, Sixth Lord Byron Recorded by His Grandson : New Edition with Many Additional Letters, Edited by Mary Countess of Lovelace

By: MILBANKE Ralph, Earl of Lovelace

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Christophers: 1921

Seller ID: 72493

Condition: Good+

Xxix + 363pp, illustrated, foxing, bound in green cloth spine underlaid with original spine laid in; Large Octav View more info

The Poetical Works of John Milton, With Notes of Various Authors. To Which are Added Illustrations, and Some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton Derived Pricipally from Original Documents in Her Majesty's State Paper Office

By: MILTON John, TODD Rev Henry John,

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Rivington, Longman & Co T Cadell, J Bohn, Et Al: 1842

Seller ID: 67807

Condition: Very Good

4 Volume set published in 1842, xxv + 523pp, 589pp, xxii + 430pp, 560pp, portrait frontis to Volume 1, partially uncut, bound in original blind stamped dark green cloth, spine sl sunned, few minot splashes on covers, heraldic Owain bookplate on front inside covers, and dedication to BH Bulkeley Owen from his Father Dec 25th 1847 on front endpapers of each volume; Large Octavo View more info

The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

By: MOORE Frank Frankfort

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1910

Seller ID: 67523

Condition: Very Good

492pp, illustrated, library lablel on rear endpaper, rear inner hinge exposed. Loosely inserted are a number of newspaper articles from early C20 about Goldsmith and 3 engraved portaits of him; Large Octavo View more info

The Journeys of Celia Fiennes

By: MORRIS Christopher

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1949

Seller ID: 056109

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

xliv 2 double page pedigrees, 376pp, bound in blue cloth/gilt with sl rubbed dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

A Vision of Saints

By: MORRIS Lewis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cassell and Co: 1892

Seller ID: 73564

Condition: Very Good

256pp, 20 plates in typogravure after works by the old masters and contemporary portaits, some foxing to prelims, bound in smart green cloth gilt decorated on spine and front cover; Quarto View more info

Ion Atkins An Appreciation

By: MORTON Hugh [editor]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Printed by Silk & Terry: 1907

Seller ID: 58987

Condition: Very Good

44 pages text with 17 Christmas card carols in colour following, portrait frontis, Oin Atkins was a Birmingham solicitor, bound in cloth with paper laid on covers, gilt title on front; Quarto View more info

The Spirit of Place in Keats


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newman Neame: 1955

Seller ID: 72104

Condition: Very Good

Sketches of persons and places known by him, and his reaction to them, 253pp + xxxviii, illustrated, maps on endpapers, bound in yellow cloth with sl chipped dustwrapper; Octavo View more info