Category: Biography and Autobiography


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HENRY MONTAGU BUTLER: Master of Trinity College, Cambridge 1886-1918. A Memoir By His Son. With Some Poems and Three Addresses.

By: BUTLER, J. R. M.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green And Co, 1925:

Seller ID: 13969

Hardback Faded and slightly stained red cloth covers Owners details on front end paper. 8 B & W plates. Foxed page edges. 305 pages Wt 0.7 Kg Good View more info

The life of Henry Calderwood with a special Chapter on his philosphical works by A. Seth Pringle-Pattison.


Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton 1900:

Seller ID: 10459

Hardback Marked red cloth covers with faded spine. Grubby page edges. Two lower corners are bumped. Plate on frontispiece. viii prelims and 447 pages Wt 1Kg Good View more info

Some Notable Cumbrians.

By: CHANCE Sir Frederick:

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Carlisle. Charles Thurnam. 1931:

Seller ID: 12923

Hardback 1st Ed. Light brown cloth with gilt Front cover & spine titles. Untrimmed Fwd. page edges. Minor foxing to early & latter pages. Dusty upper page edges. 7.7" x 5.3". 105 pp. Illus: 9 pp. B/W plates. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Very Good View more info

Lord Derby "King of Lancashire" - The Official Life of Edward, Seventeenth Earl of Derby 1865 - 1948.

By: CHURCHILL Randolph S:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Heinemann. 1959.:

Seller ID: 11431

Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed grey cloth with gilt spine titles in worn & torn D/W with pieces missing to upper & lower spine. Top edge blue. Owner inscribed Ffep. 8.5" x 6". xiv pp. + 642 pp. inc. index. Illus: Frontis. + 11 other B/W plates. Wt: 1.1 Kg. VG (Poor). View more info

From the Orchades to Ind


Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd 1936:

Seller ID: 12122

Hardback Rubbed cloth covers with wear at spine ends and corners. Owners details on front end paper. Front hinge cracked. Foxing on end papers. Illus with B & W plates. Describes the author's experience as an agricultural advisor in India during the early Twentieth Century. 229 pages. 9" x 5.75" Wt 0.8 Kg Good View more info


By: COBAIN Kurt:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London. Viking. 2002:

Seller ID: 14375

Hardback. ISBN 0 670 91370 7 6th. Imp. Illus. boards in scuffed black, unclipped D/W with wear & sm. nicks to edges. 10.9" x 8.8". viii pp. + 280 pp. Wt: 1.4 Kg. VG (Good) View more info

Tracks of a Rolling Stone

By: COKE Honourable Henry J.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co 1905:

Seller ID: 11890

Hardback Second edition. Marked and faded red covers with gilt titles. Owners name on front end paper. End papers browned. Portrait frontispiece. 359 pages. 8.5" x 6" Wt 0.9 Kg Good View more info

Old Men Forget.

By: COOPER Duff:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1954.:

Seller ID: 7084

Hardback. 7th. Imp. Rubbed black cloth with bright gilt spine titles. 8.7" x 5.8". 400 pp. inc. index + Frontis. & 7 pp. B/W plates. Wt: 0.8 Kg. Good. View more info

One woman's journey: a portrait of Pauline Vanier.

By: COWLEY Deborah & COWLEY George:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Novalis 1992:

Seller ID: 10117

Paperback ISBN 2890885720 Very slight creasing at corners. Illus 175 pages. Wt 0.4 Kg Very Good View more info

The Life of George Crabbe by his Son.

By: CRABBE George:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. The Cresset Press. 1947.:

Seller ID: 22405

Hardback. 1st Imp. The Cresset Library Ed. Intro. by Edmund Blunden. Navy blue cloth with gilt fr. cover & spine titles in unclipped D/W with wear & small nicks to edges. Some foxing to free endpapers & page edges. 8" x 5.4". xxx pp. + 286 pp. Wt: 0.6 Kg. VG (Good -) View more info

Andrew Cruickshank: an autobiography.


Price: £4.90

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1988:

Seller ID: 9954

Hardback ISBN 0297792857 First edition. Blue cloth covers bumped on one corner. Dusty top page edges. B & W plates. Dustwrapper has light shelf wear at edges. and minor creasing. 184 pages 9.5" x 6.5" Wt 0.7 Kg Good (Very Good) View more info

Two Worlds - An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood.

By: DAICHES David:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama. University of Alabama Press. 1989.:

Seller ID: 12133

Softback. ISBN 0 8173 0417 7. 1st. Imp. Looks new and unread. 7.7" x 5". vi pp. + 153 pp. Wt: 0.3 Kg. Fine. View more info

Sir Walter Scott and his World.

By: DAICHES David:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London. Thames & Hudson. 1971:

Seller ID: 23892

Hardback. ISBN 0 500 13032 9 1st. Ed. Crimson cloth with gilt motif to Front cover & gilt spine titles. Dustwrapper in a removablle clearview cover.. 9.4" x 7.4". 143 pp. inc. index. Illus: B/W photos throughout. Wt: 0.75 Kg. Very Good (Good). View more info

Society's Queen: The Life of Edith, Marchioness of Londonderry


Price: £3.50

Publisher: Phoenix 1992:

Seller ID: 14728

Paperback ISBN 0753817306 Reading creases on spine. A clean copy which has been carefully read. Illustrated with B & W plates. 392 pages Wt 0.5 Kg Good View more info

Wait for me! memoirs of the youngest Mitford Sister

By: Devonshire, Deborah:

Price: £4.90

Publisher: John Murray 2010:

Seller ID: 21294

Hardback ISBN 9781848541900 A clean unmarked book which looks hardly read. Dustwrapper in removeable clearview cover. Illustrated. 370 pages Wt 0.8 Kg Very Good (Very Good) View more info

Essex schooldays: continues the story of his early years Illustrated by J. S. Goodall

By: DEWES Simon:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Hutchinson 1960:

Seller ID: 9209

Hardback First edition Owners message on front end paper. Black cloth covers slightly softened at top corner. Prcie clipped dustwrapper with slight wear at spine ends and several very small nicks, in clearview cover slightly grubby on rear panel. Illus with line drawings. 8.5" x 5.5" 192 pages Wt Very Good (Good+) View more info

Shinwell Talking - A Conversational Biography to Celebrate his Hundredth Birthday.

By: DOXAT John:

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London. Quiller Press. 1984:

Seller ID: 13994

Hardback. ISBN 0907621430 1st. Ed. Cream cloth with black spine titles in unclipped Dustwrapper with minor wear to edges. 8.4" x 6.2". 135 pp inc. index. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Very Good (Very Good) View more info

Churchill by his Contemporraries.

By: EADE Charles (Ed):

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London. Hutchinson. 1953.:

Seller ID: 6650

Hardback. First Edition. 9.2" x 6.3". 528 pp. inc. index. Illus: 11 B/W plates. 1 plate missing. Rubbed blue cloth with fading gilt spine titles. Minor inscription inside Fr. cover. Wt: 1.1 Kg. Good. View more info

Seal Morning.

By: FARRE, Rowena.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London. Hutchinson. 1957.:

Seller ID: 2065

Hardback 6th. Imp. 8.6" x 5.8" 178 pp. Illus: Raymond Sheppard. Price-clipped D/W with sl. wear to edges & with sl. grubby rear panel. School prize book plate on reverse Ffep. In clearview protective wrapper. Wt: 0.7 Kg. View more info

The moth and the candle: a life of James Boswell


Price: £4.00

Publisher: Constable 1984:

Seller ID: 14464

Hardback ISBN 0094655405 Green cloth covers with gilt titles. Dustwrapper with slight fading on spine and minor shelfwear at edges, now in removeable clearview wrapper. A clean, used copy. This book traces Boswell's career from student to traveller, dandy, would-be guards officer, rake and libertine, failed lawyer, journalist, propagandist and awful poet, laird, family man and friend of the famous. Illus. 273 pages Wt 0.8 Kg Very Good (Very Good) View more info