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BIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIRS:Authors, Poets and Dramatists

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1 Adams, Kathleen George Eliot, a brief biography
Warwickshire County Library 1984 0950160652 / 9780950160658 Fourth Edition Staple Bound Card Covers Fine Some line drawings, and portrait on cover 
27pp. 789050 
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2 Adams, Richard The Day Gone By: the autobiography
Hutchinson 1990 0091739675 / 9780091739676 First Edition, First Printing Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 398pp including index .Errata slip bound in, 785356 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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3 Addleshaw Percy Sir Philip Sidney
Methuen & Co 1910 Second Edition Hardback no Dust wrapper Very Good With 12 mono plates 
Pages yellowing; some pencil underlining. 104274 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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4 Ainger, Alfred Charles Lamb -
Macmillan and Co Ltd 1909 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Good 
English Men of Letters series. Minor shelf wear to spine ends and corners; slight foxing; owners name on front endpaper 116784 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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James Joyce, Anderson, Chester G
5 Anderson, Chester G James Joyce
Thames and Hudson 1998 0500260184 / 9780500260180 Large format paperback AS NEW UNREAD With 124 black-and-white illustrations. 
Thames and Hudson Literary Lives series. The author examines Joyce as a great modern writer, but also visits the places where he lived and worked, notably the city of Dublin, and shows how his environment is related to his literary output. 556076 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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The Natives were Friendly… So We Stayed the Night, Barber, Noel
6 Barber, Noel The Natives were Friendly… So We Stayed the Night
Macmillan & Co. 1977 0333225589 / 9780333225585 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Wrapper has edge wear. And a small closed tear. Pages beginning to yellow at edges. 226pp including index 732091 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Marcel Proust: Romancier, Bardeche, Maurice
7 Bardeche, Maurice Marcel Proust: Romancier
Paris: Les Sept Couleurs 1971 Card Covers in wrapper UNREAD Very Good 
TEXT IN FRENCH. Spine and covers sunned, some shelf wear, but never read. 500088 
Price: 14.85 GBP
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The Vanished World: An Autobiography, Bates, H E
8 Bates, H E The Vanished World: An Autobiography
Michael Joseph 1969 0718104307 / 9780718104306 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Very Good Illustrated with drawings by John Ward 
Wrapper (now protected in clear acetate) has wear at spine ends. The first volume of Bates' autobiographical trilogy, covering the period from 1908, when he started school, to 1926 and the publication of his first novel, The Two Sisters. 562025 
Price: 17.55 GBP
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Virginia Woolf: a biography. Volume 2 Mrs Woolf. 1912-1941., Bell, Quentin
9 Bell, Quentin Virginia Woolf: a biography. Volume 2 Mrs Woolf. 1912-1941.
Hogarth Press 1972 2nd impression Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs . Map endpapers 
Light shelf wear only. 300pp including bibliography, reference notes, chronology, appendices and index 195730 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Untold Stories, Bennett, Alan
10 Bennett, Alan Untold Stories
Faber and Faber 2005 0571228305 / 9780571228300 First Edition, First Printing Hardback with dustwrapper Very Good Very Good With colour and black and white illustrations 
Some overall shelf wear: Spine ends bumped: Slight lean to spine. 4to: 658pp including index: 746042 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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Writing Home, Bennett, Alan
11 Bennett, Alan Writing Home
Faber & Faber 1994 0571173888 / 9780571173884 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Good to Very Good 
Wrapper shows signs of wear. 417pp. Short stories, diaries, occasional journalism, and the delightful and moving Lady in the Van. Bennett at his best 682210 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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The Brontes and their World, Bentley, Phyllis
12 Bentley, Phyllis The Brontes and their World
BCA/ Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing 1974 Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Good With 140 black-and-white illustrations, being photographs, art works, facsimile documents and title pages, etc. 
Wrapper has edge wear, a small closed tear, and some sunning. Corners bumped. 4to: 1144pp including notes and index. 765356 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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13 Bingham, Madeleine Sheridan : The Track of a Comet
George Allen & Unwin 1972 0049280244 / 9780049280243 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine (Clipped) Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Light shelf wear only. 383pp. A rounded, colourful portrait of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, his triumphs and failures, his ferocious duels and sudden romances, and his rise to oratorical fame in the arena of politics. However it also depicts the turbulent and violent London theatrical world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. 616334 
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Everybody's Boswell: Being the life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text and from the Tour of the Hebrides, Boswell, James
14 Boswell, James Everybody's Boswell: Being the life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text and from the Tour of the Hebrides
G. Bell & Sons Ltd 1945 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Good to Very Good Good to Very Good Illustrated with black and white line drawings by Ernest H. Shepard 
Edition specially produced for HM Forces. Wrapper has wear and some loss at spine ends and on front panel. 609pp Including Index 611063 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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15 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson [TWO VOLUMES)]
Odhams Press No date given [ca 1935] Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good 
Red buckram with gilt titles and blind stamped decoration 558211 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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16 Boswell, James, edited by John Canning. The Life of Samuel Johnson
Guild Publishing 1991 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with mono photographs of art works and drawings 
An abridged version of the original work, with detailed notes enabling the reader who has little or no knowledge of 18c England to understand Boswell's references. Very light shelf wear 117106 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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Boswell's Life of Johnson, [The Globe Edition], Boswell, James, Edited by Mowbray Morris
17 Boswell, James, Edited by Mowbray Morris Boswell's Life of Johnson, [The Globe Edition]
Macmillan & Co. 1929 Leather bound hardback. Very Good. 
Full red morocco on card (faded to spine and worn at spine ends. ). Gilt titles and decoration to spine and front board. All edges gilt. Ribbon marker. 717pp including index. 106214 
Price: 13.05 GBP
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain for Near Half a Century During Which he Flourished. [TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE], Boswell, James, edited by Rodney Shewan.
18 Boswell, James, edited by Rodney Shewan. The Life of Samuel Johnson: Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain for Near Half a Century During Which he Flourished. [TWO VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE]
The Folio Society 1968 Leather Bound Hardbacks in slipcase Near Fine Very Good Portrait frontispieces. 
Quarter dark green calf on green buckram boards. Oval vignette paper portrait of Johnson laid in to front covers. Gilt titles. Slight wear to leather on spine ends. Slipcase bumped at edges. Both volumes appear unread. Volume I 568pp: Volume II 681pp including index to both volumes. Our price includes any necessary adjustment for shipping this very heavy book. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 717002 
Price: 59.50 GBP
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Britain in Pictures Series:  English Novelists, Bowen, Elizabeth
19 Bowen, Elizabeth Britain in Pictures Series: English Novelists
Collins No date given Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with drawings, colour and black-and-white photographs. 
Light shelf wear only. 47 pp. 725108 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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20 Bragg, Melvyn An Interview with Dennis Potter
Channel 4 Television 1996 1851440941 / 9781851440948 Staple Bound Card Covers Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
23pp. An edited transcript of Bragg's interview broadcast on 26th May 1996 789024 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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