Category: Biography, Letters and Diaries


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The Tempestuous Prince Hermann Puckler-Muskau


Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1929

Seller ID: 72026

Condition: Very Good

Xii +307pp, tissue guarded portrait frontis, illustrated, bound in black spine/orange cloth covers. Nice bright copy; Octavo View more info

A Woman Who Laughed Henrietta Soltau Who Laughed at Impossibities and Cried It Shall Be Done

By: CABLE Mildred and FRENCH Francesca

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The China Inlad Mission: 1934

Seller ID: 72631

Condition: Very Good

240pp, illustrated, bound in blue cloth; Octavo View more info

Life of Mrs Siddons 2 Volumes


Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Effingham Wilson: 1834

Seller ID: 65794

Condition: Very Good

2 volume set. ix + 299pp, viii + 393pp, engraving in text, bound in half leather/marbeled boards , rubbed, and sl chipped top spine vol 2. Some Kenble family history, and Brecon interest.; Octavo View more info

Rudyard Kipling His Life and Work


Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1955

Seller ID: 050750

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

xi + 549pp, illustrated, map, bound in red cloth, with dustwrapper in protective cover; Quarto View more info

Bairnsfather, a Few Fragments from His Life

By: CARTER Vivian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1916

Seller ID: 69444

Condition: Very Good

Printed for The Bystander N. D. 96pp. Illustrated throughout with examples of Bairnsfather's Work, some spoting to text, bound in original grey publishers cloth; Quarto View more info

The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova Written by Himself Now for the First Time Translated Into English in Twelve Volumes


Price: £250.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1894

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 73743

Condition: Very Good

12 volumes, limited edtion of 1000, of which this is number 505, bound in original cream parchment covers, bit rubbed and darkened; Octavo View more info

One Crowded Hour

By: CASTELLANE Count Bohdan K De

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1934

Seller ID: 70247

Condition: Very Good

285pp, illustrated, bound in black cloth , chipped with small piece missing from base spine; Large Octavo View more info

That Singular Person Called Lear

By: CHITTY Susan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Weidenfield and Nicholson: 1988

Seller ID: 61076

ISBN: 0297793888

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

xiv + 306pp, illustrated, bound ingrey cloth with VG [not price clipped ] dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Oglethorpe a Study of Philanthropy in England and Georgia

By: CHURCH Leslie F

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1932

Seller ID: 68153

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

xvi + 335pp bound in original blue cloth with dusty original dustwrapper; Large Octavo View more info

Step By Step


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Odhams: 1948

Seller ID: 73623

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

xv + 350pp , maps bound in red cloth, dustwrapper,; Octavo View more info

Painting as a Pastime


Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Odhams: 1948

Seller ID: 73707

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

1st edition, 32pp, 18 coloured illustrations of his paintings, bound in grey cloth, sl sunned with chipped dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

The Muse Colony - Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas, Robert Frost and Friends Dymock 1914

By: CLARK Keith

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bristol, Redcliffe: 1992

Seller ID: 052865

ISBN: 187297130X

Condition: New

126pp, illustrated, new softback; Large Octavo View more info

Alfred Williams His Life and Work

By: CLARK Leonard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bristol, William George's Sons: 1945

Seller ID: 68842

Condition: Very Good

206pp, illustrated, lib shelf mark on spine, bound in green cloth; Octavo View more info

Prelude to Parnassus Scenes from the Life of Alexander Sereyevich Pushkin [ 1799 - 1837 ]

By: CLEUGH James

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1936

Seller ID: 68169

Condition: Very Good

1st edition, 342pp, frontis, bound in red cloth sl rubbed on edges; Octavo View more info

Jan Stewer A West Country Biography

By: COCK Douglas J

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Moonraker Press: 1980

Seller ID: 68403

ISBN: 0239001923

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

103pp, illustrated, bound in brown cloth with VG dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

Saint Cuthbert of Durham


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Durham, G Butler and Sons: 1947

Seller ID: 055656

Condition: Very Good

50pp, illustrated, bound in original cloth red cloth; Small Octavo View more info

My Naval Life 1886 - 1941

By: CORK & ORRERY Earl of

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1943

Seller ID: 050122

Condition: Very Good

208pp, illustrated, maps on endpapers, bound in blue cloth, spine sl darkened, covers faded on edge; Quarto View more info

Inspiring Achievement the Life and Work of John Hunt


Price: £7.00

Publisher: Institute for Outdoor Learning: 2002

Seller ID: 69296

ISBN: 1898555052

Condition: Very Good

251pp, VG softback Lord Hunt of Llanfairwaterdine; Quarto View more info

A Golden Jorney Memoirs of an Archaeologist


Price: £16.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1988

Seller ID: 68477

ISBN: 0874802938

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

xvii + 506pp, illustrated, bound in black cloth with sl rubbed dustwrapper; Octavo View more info

In Memoriam A Sketch of the Life of the Reverend George Augustus Selwyn Late Bishop of Lichfield and Formerly Bishop and Metropolitan of New Zealand

By: CURTEIS Mrs G Herbert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newcastle, C Rickson: 1878

Seller ID: 69407

Condition: Very Good

100pp, illustrated, bound in sl rubbed blue cloth covered board, spine browned ..; Octavo View more info