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91 Rutherford: Being the Life and Letters of the Rt. Hon Lord Rutherford
Eve, A. S. ; with a foreword by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Cambridge at the University Press 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. There are some light marks to the boards and the boards are a little faded at the spine and edges. Very slight bruising to the spine ends and small bumps to the top corners. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages have slightly tanned / darkened. Some foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock edges. pp. xii, 451. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105629 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
106 The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith
Forster, John Bickers & Son London 1878 Leather Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
6th edition. Bound in full tan calf. School prize binding, with Rugby School emblem in gilt on the upper panel. Gilt borders and gilt tooling to the spine. Black leather title label on the spine is rubbed and partially worn away. The binding is otherwise in really nice condition. Minor rubs. Marbled edges and endpapers. Prize presentation plate on the front pastedown. Previous owner's name, place and date (1982) in elaborate handwriting on the second front free endpaper. Some foxing to prelims. Some very light scattered foxing in the text. pp. xl, 472. Second edition published in 1854. Originally published as The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith, in 1848. 102465 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
 
92 Zwingli the Reformer: His Life and Work
Farner, Oskar; Translated By D. G. Sear Lutterworth Press London 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Slight forwards lean to the spine. Foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns. No names or inscriptions. 135pp. The dust jacket has some rubs, chips and nicks to the edges. DJ not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 047942 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
107 Archibald Wavell: The Life and Times of an Imperial Servant
Fort, Adrian Jonathan Cape 2009 0224076787 / 9780224076784 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Black cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped [£25.00]. pp. xiv, 498. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303990 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
93 Sacred Monsters
Farson, Daniel Bloomsbury Publishing London 1988 0747502544 / 9780747502548 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Both book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Publisher's original red boards. A nice, clean copy. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket unclipped. 205pp. 304477 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
108 My Relations With Carlyle, together with a letter from the late Sir James Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. dated December 9, 1886.
Froude, James Anthony Longmans, Green, and Co. 1903 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Black cloth. Small mark to the front board. A couple of foxing spots inside. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. 103269 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
94 A Mirror For Narcissus
Farson, Negley Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1956 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original maroon red boards. The binding is firm. Some light foxing to endpapers and to a few pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 302. 3rd impression. The yellow Gollancz dust jacket has some light bruised, a few pale greyish marks and a couple of tiny nicks to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307923 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
109 Swinburne, A Critical Biography
Fuller, Jean Overton Chatto & Windus London 1968 0701113103 / 9780701113100 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original pink boards, rubbed at edges. The dust jacket is rubbed at the spine and corners, with a couple of short tears, and some foxing to the underside. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions 319pp. 22cm. 101434 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
95 Jane Austen (The British Library Writers' Lives)
Faye, Deirdre Le The British Library 1998 0712345841 / 9780712345842 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. 124pp. 303461 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
110 Constance Garnett: A Heroic Life
Garnett, Richard Faber and Faber 2009 0571245609 / 9780571245604 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. A Faber Finds printed-on-demand title (to be clear, we have the printed copy in stock and ready to dispatch but when published this was POD). Second hand; in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, [3], 402. 308435 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
96 Ted Hughes : The Life of a Poet
Feinstein, Elaine Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 029764601x / 9780297646013 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The book and dust jacket are VG. Printed boards.Translucent wrapper. Not price clipped. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Short tear to the top edge of the dust jacket and a small mark to the spine. Original RRP on the front flap of £20.00. 273pp. 303435 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
111 George Gordon, Lord Byron (The British Library Writers' Lives)
Garrett, Martin The British Library 2000 0712346570 / 9780712346573 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. 128pp. 303464 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
97 Ted Hughes : The Life of a Poet
Feinstein, Elaine Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 029764601x / 9780297646013 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The book and dust jacket are both in excellent clean condition. Printed boards. Translucent wrapper. Not price clipped. Unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original RRP on the front flap of £20.00. 273pp. 301085 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
112 J. L. Garvin, A Memoir
Garvin, Katharine William Heinemann 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First edition. Original dark green cloth, with silver titles to the spine. Just lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is nice and firm. Previous owner's name and date in small neat writing on the front pastedown (date 1959). pp. ix, 215. 307080 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
98 Memoirs of the Public Life of the Late Right Honourable Charles James Fox
Fell, R. J. F. Hughes London 1808 Hard Cover Good 4to - 10.5" Tall 
Half leather binding. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Binding is significantly rubbed to the extremeties and there is also some rubbing and some marks to the marbled boards. The paper covering has been mostly worn away from the edges of the boards. The spine is rather worn with a few small pieces missing and dulled titles. Internally this is a very nice copy. Intials to the title page and the (very) odd spot of foxing, otherwise clean and unmarked throughout. 603pp. 022576 
Price: 125.00 GBP

 
113 J. L. Garvin: A Memoir
Garvin, Katherine William Heinemann 1948 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
1st edition. The covers are bumped and rubbed around the edges. Name inside. Tanning and some foxing to pages. 200140 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
99 From My Copy-Book: Memoirs
Field, Hill (Molly H. Fielding) John Jennings Gloucester 1970 Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall The Author 
Undated, but c.1970. The orange cloth boards are a little bowed / bent in appearance. Name written on the front endpaper. Binding a little weakened but holds. The dust jacket is a little rubbed with a short nick in the top edge - now supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 110pp. I 048757 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
114 About This Man Called Ali: The purple life of an Arab artist
Ghandour, Amal Eland London 2009 190601132X / 9781906011321 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition but bumped at the top of the spine. No other marks. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 248. Biography of Ali al Jabri, an Arab artist who was murdered in 2002. 309069 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
100 Michael Redgrave, Actor
Findlater, Richard William Heinemann Ltd 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
170pp. Original cloth binding. Book in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a short tear and a couple of creases (front cover). Minor rubs. Price clipped, the DJ is supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 007995 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
115 Canada: A People's History, Volume One
Gillmor, Don & Turgeon, Pierre McClelland & Stewart Ltd Ontario 2000 0771033400 / 9780771033407 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
pp. xiv, 306. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. DJ not price clipped [$60.00]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside of the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 031549 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
101 From The Top of The Stairs
Finletter, Gretchen Atlantic Monthly Press | Little, Brown and Company Boston 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Grey cloth binding, with red titles - a few light marks to the boards. Previous owner's name, address and brief inscription written in blue ink on the f.e.p. 1st published September 1946, this is an October reprint. Paper quality varies in this copy - some sections have tanned / browned with age. 252pp. 101147 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
116 Jean-Philippe Rameau: His Life and Work
Girdlestone, Cuthbert Dover Publications, Inc 1969 0486262006 / 9780486262000 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
VG. Some minor rubs to the edges of the covers and some little light foxing spots to outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. x, 631. 303487 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
102 The Life of David Garrick; From Original Family Papers, and Numerous Published and Unpublished Sources [Complete 2 Volume Set]
Fitzgerald, Percy Tinsley Brothers London 1868 First Edition Half Leather Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Relatively recent rebindings in matching half blue leather over with blue cloth boards. The binding on both volumes is quite tight. Some reinforcement to hinges at endpapers etc. Previous owner's bookplate and date on free front endpapers. Top edges gilt. The top edge of volume one has unfortunately some very small paint spots. Bindings are handsome at the spine and this pair would look attractive on the bookcase. pp. xvii, 450; vii, 492. Some light foxing, mainly confined to prelims / endpapers. The top corner of the textblock of volume II is slightly bumped. HEAVY set - a substantial postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 103121 
Price: 85.00 GBP

 
117 John Keats
Gittings, Robert Heinemann 1980 0435183613 / 9780435183615 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xiii, 468. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. PLEASE NOTE this is a heavy book. No additional postage charges to send within the UK. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard postage rate - please enquire if you would like a quote. 103411 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
103 Eden Eden
Fleming, H. K. Victor Gollancz London 1949 Third Impression Before Publication Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Titles to the spine are dulled. Rubs to the extremeties of the covers. Internally the pages are lightly age-tanned, but are free from names or inscriptions. 191pp. I 036755 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
118 John Keats: The Living Year 21 September 1818 to 21 September 1819
Gittings, Robert William Heinemann, Ltd 1954 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blue cloth boards. Previous owner's signature on the f.e.p. Book in VERY GOOD clean condition. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed and torn with small loss. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 247pp. 101920 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
104 Life of Alexander Fleming, D.D. Minister of the Parish of Neilston
Fleming, John Alexander Gardner Paisley 1883 Hardback Good No Jacket 8vo - 9.25" Tall 
Brown cloth hardback, worn around the edges. Inside the paper hinge is split between the front endpaper and pastedown, that between the rear endpaper and pastedown has been clumsily repaired with a piece of cloth. The pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. Name stamped on the front endpaper. Please note that this book is about Alexander Fleming the minister, and not Alexander Fleming the physician! 053777 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
119 An Aristocratic Affair: The Life of Georgiana's Sister, Harriet Spencer, Countess of Bessborough
Gleeson, Janet Bantam Press 2006 0593054873 / 9780593054871 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original black boards. In very good, clean condition but lacks dust jacket. NO dust jacket. Clean and tight. Slight bruising to the spine ends. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvi, 448. 104098 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
105 Joseph Conrad (The British Library Writers' Lives)
Fletcher, Chris The British Library 1999 0712345914 / 9780712345910 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In excellent, fine, as new condition. 128pp. 303463 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
120 The Wandering Portrait
Goldsmith, Margaret Weidenfeld and Nicolson Cork Street, London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. Some foxing to outer closed textblock page edges and light occasional foxing spots to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few light pencil marks in the text (crosses in the margins). The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and has a few tears; a few of which have been repaired to the underside by a previous owner, with clear tape. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. pp. xi, 180. From the dust jacket: Few paintings are more widely known and none more closely connected with English history than Van Dyck's famous portrait of Charles I in the National Gallery. In this... delightful book Margaret Goldsmith has written the portrait's biography, for it suffered many vicissitudes before finding its present home in Trafalgar Square. 307791 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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