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Biography & Autobiography:Literary

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Reluctctant Pioneer the Life and Elizabeth Wordsworth, Battiscombe Georgina
1 Battiscombe Georgina Reluctctant Pioneer the Life and Elizabeth Wordsworth
London Constable and Co Ltd 1978 0094612005 / 9780094612006 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 
Elizabeth Wordsworth deserves to be held in rememberance not only for her great achievments in the cause of women's education but also as a gifted,original and supremely entertaining personality.This is a First Ed hardback book in V/G condition, the D/W as some small nick's and is slightly rippled along the top but is still V/G. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Untold Stories, Bennett, Alan
2 Bennett, Alan Untold Stories
UK Faber & Faber 2005 0571228305 / 9780571228300 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Untold Stories, is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since ' Writing Home ' and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. Also included are his much - celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. This book is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The top of the text block has some light spotting. The D/W shows signs of light shelf -wear. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
William Makepeace Thackeray, Forster Margaret
3 Forster Margaret William Makepeace Thackeray
London Seeker and Warburge 1978 0436161095 / 9780436161094 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The memoirs of a Victorian gentleman book is in very good condition the d/w is very good condition . 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
West's World: the Life and Times of Rebecca West, Gibb, Lorna
4 Gibb, Lorna West's World: the Life and Times of Rebecca West
UK. Macmillan 2013 0230714625 / 9780230714625 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Formidably talented Rebecca West was a towering figure in the British literary landscape, this insightful and vivid biography affords a dazzling insight into her life and work. A Good , clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Dostoyevsky His Life and Work, Hingley Ronald
5 Hingley Ronald Dostoyevsky His Life and Work
London Paul Eleck Ltd 1978 0236401211 / 9780236401215 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The d/w has a chip on the base of the spine and is showing signs ofvery slight shelf wear on the corners. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
William Russell special correspondent of the times, hudson Roger
6 hudson Roger William Russell special correspondent of the times
london Folio Society 1995 Folio Society Hardcover Very Good Book 
Book in good condition .But does not have slip cover 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Isaiah Berlin: A Life, Ignatieff, Michael
7 Ignatieff, Michael Isaiah Berlin: A Life
UK Chatto & Windus 1998 0701163259 / 9780701163259 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Not only is Isiah Berlin thought to be the greatest and most humane of modern liberal philosophers , but his life story presents a vivid and thought-provoking chronicle of our time. Berlin agreed to talk to the author about his past, and from this sprang a rich, spreading sequence of conversations with continued through his final decade; the result is the first, full authorised biography. The text block has a little spotting to its front edge. The D/W ha some wear to its corners and edges. It is still a good tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father, Matteson, John
8 Matteson, John Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
U.S.A. W. W. Norton & Company 2007 0393059642 / 9780393059649 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
John Matteson's engrossing biography of the Alcotts achieves a rare fusion of intellectual precision and emotional empathy, Eden's Outcasts combines the eye of a philosopher with the heart of a novelist. A deftly rendered and highly recommended portrait of an incomparable father and daughter. A good clean tight copy of this book. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive 
Price: 17.50 GBP
 
 
Henrik Ibsen;the Making of a Dramatist, Meyer Michael
9 Meyer Michael Henrik Ibsen;the Making of a Dramatist
London Rupert Hart Davis 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The book is in v/g condition with photography. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered, Moore, Doris Langley
10 Moore, Doris Langley Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered
UK John Murray Publishers 1974 0719530954 / 9780719530951 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Byron's life was cut short at thirty-six, but he had lived it so fully and among such varied scenes that a wealth of biographical material has come down to prosperity. The author is one of the few people who has sorted through these papers to find the man behind the myth. There is a gift dedication on the fep. The black boards has bumps to the top corners, the d/j does show light shelf wear to its edges. A good , clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
11 Nokes, David Jane Austen: A Life
UK Fourth Estate Ltd 1997 1857024192 / 9781857024197 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this new biography of Jane Austin, the author has re-examined her life and presents a picture of her which is less perfect but more full of dangerous excitement.He discloses the truth behind several disturbing family secrets and here conflict between the love of rural tranquillity and her restless fascination with fame and fortune. The DW is creased at the top and bottom. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
George MacDonald, Saintsbury Elizabeth
12 Saintsbury Elizabeth George MacDonald
Edinburgh Conongate 1987 0862410924 / 9780862410926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 

Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith, Schenkar, Joan
13 Schenkar, Joan The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 2009 0312303750 / 9780312303754 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
With unprecedented access to Highsmith's archives, journals, love letters, personal possessions, and intimate friends, Joan Schenkar has produced an entirely original and superbly written work - the definitive biography of Patricia Highsmith. A clean, tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
14 The Dean of Windsor & Hector Bolitho Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley
London Gerald Howe Ltd 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
Letters of Lady Augusta Stanley are written by a young Lady at court between the years 1849-1863.The boards are showing signs of shelf wear on the edges and corners. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Yet Being Someone Other, Van der Post, Laurens
15 Van der Post, Laurens Yet Being Someone Other
UK The Hogarth Press Ltd 1982 0701219009 / 9780701219000 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7� - 9� 
Yet Being Someone Other, is the most revealing book that Laurens van der Post has written about his extraordinary and eventful life, and the most far-reaching: it is a distillation of the experiences that have moved him at the deepest level of the imagination and made him the exceptional person and writer he is. A clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge, Waldegrave, Katie
16 Waldegrave, Katie The Poets' Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge
UK Hutchinson 2013 0091931126 / 9780091931124 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge were lifelong friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the romantic age. Drawing on a host of sources the author tells the never-before-told story of how two young women, born into greatness, shaped their own legacies. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 


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