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cover of Captain Gronow; By Himself (2 Volumes) (Publisher series: Beaux and Belles of England.)

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London: the Grolier Society [circa .1896], edition de luxe, limited to 1000 copies. (Hardcover set) 411, 388pp.. Very good, no dust jacket. 3 / 4 burgundy leather over burgundy cloth, gilt lettering and raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, each volume has 6 plates with captioned tissue guards including colored frontispieces.… Read more
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cover of Illustrated Biographical Dictionary

Illustrated Biographical Dictionary

by Clark, John (editor)

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London: Chancellor Press [1-85152-727-3] 1994, reprint. (Hardcover) 512pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations. "More than 5,000 entries and over 1,100 illustrations featuring the most famous men and women of all time". (Biography, Biographical Dictionary).
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cover of Gielgud; A Theatrical Life

Gielgud; A Theatrical Life

by Croall, Jonathan (Biography of John Gielgud.)

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London: Methuen [0-413-74560-0] 2000, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 579pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Frontispiece, photographs, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. Pencil marks in the margins. Biography of John Gielgud. (Biography, Actors, Theater, Theatre).
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Borges; A Life

by Williamson, Edwin (Biography of Jorge Luis Borges.)

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New York: Viking [0-670-88579-7] 2004, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 574pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. Lightly shelfworn and light residue from a price sticker on the front panel of the dust jacket. Biography of Jorge Luis Borges. Locale: Argentina. (Biography).
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cover of The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow Being "Anecdotes of the Camp, the Court and the Clubs at the Close of the Last War with France" and "Recollections and Anecdotes" [Volume the First]

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Nunney: R.S. Surtees Society [0-9507697-7-0] 1984. (Hardcover) 351pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Brown cloth with titles in gilt and crest on front board. Frontispiece, color plates, index. Marginal note on p. 79, lightly edgeworn. (Biography, British Army, Military, Napoleonic Wars, Peninsular War).
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cover of World Within World; The Autobiography of Stephen Spender

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London: Hamish Hamilton 1951, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 349pp. Good in poor dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece, index. The covers are stained on the spine and edges, and the dust jacket is chipped. (Biography, Autobiography).
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cover of Midnight on the Desert; A Chapter of Autobiography

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London: William Heinemann 1937, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 312pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Publisher's review slip laid in. The dust jacket is price-clipped, has some edge-chipping and is a bit soiled on the back panel. (Biography).
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cover of Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon; From Ajaccio to Waterloo, As Soldier, Emperor, Husband (3 Volumes) (Publisher series: Memoirs and Secret Chronicles of the Courts of Europe.)

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Akron: St. Dunstan Society 1901. (Hardcover set) 454, 474, 478pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Bound in elaborately decorated dark brown pebble-grained leather. Map endpapers, top edges gilt, color illustrated series title page in each volume, color plates with captioned tissue guards, ribbon book marks. The spines faded to a golden tan (with some unevenness),… Read more
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cover of Almost There; The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman

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New York: Riverhead Books [1-57322-241-0] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 275pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author. Locale: Ireland. (Biography, Journalists, Memoir).
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cover of The Fabulous Showman; The Life and Times of P. T. Barnum

The Fabulous Showman; The Life and Times of P. T. Barnum

by Wallace, Irving (Biography of P.T. Barnum.)

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New York: Alfred A Knopf 1959. (Hardcover) 279pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. Biography of P.T. Barnum. (Biography, Circuses).
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cover of Pablo Neruda; A Passion for Life

Pablo Neruda; A Passion for Life

by Feinstein, Adam

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9781582344102
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New York: Bloomsbury [1-58234-410-8] 2004, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 497pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Book about Pablo Neruda. (Biography, Poets).
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cover of The Fabulous Originals; Lives of Extraordinary People Who Inspired Memorable Characters in Fiction

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New York: Alfred A Knopf 1956, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 317pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. A previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper, the dust jacket is price-clipped and edgeworn including small chips missing from the top of the dust jacket spine. Book about Madame Bovary, Robinson Crusoe, Sherlock Holmes, Marie… Read more
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cover of Leaves of the Tulip Tree

Leaves of the Tulip Tree

by Huxley, Juliette

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London: John Murray [0-7195-4288-X] 1986. (Hardcover) 248pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs, index. A remainder mark on the bottom edge, the dust jacket is price-clipped. (Biography, Autobiography, Bloomsbury Group).
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cover of Dylan Thomas; No Man More Magical

Dylan Thomas; No Man More Magical

by Sinclair, Andrew (Biography of Dylan Thomas.)

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9780030145360
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston [0-03-014536-8] 1975. (Hardcover) 240pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, photographs, illustrations, photographs, index. The covers are lightly splayed, and there are 4 lines of notes in ink on the blank page facing p. 240. Biography of Dylan Thomas. Locale: Wales. (Biography, Poets,… Read more
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Oscar Wilde and the Yellow 'Nineties

by Winwar, Frances (Biography of Oscar Wilde.)

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Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books 1941. (Hardcover) 381pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped, faded on the spine and lightly edgeworn including closed tears and chips missing, a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper, the endpapers are toned. Biography of Oscar Wilde. Locale: England.… Read more
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cover of Andrew Marvel; Poet - Puritan - Patriot

Andrew Marvel; Poet - Puritan - Patriot

by Legouis, Pierre

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Oxford: Oxford University Press 1965, Abridged. (Hardcover) 252pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and crest on the spine. Notes, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn including a small chip missing from the top edge of the back panel, and a previous owner's name on the… Read more
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cover of Memoirs; 1939 - 1993

Memoirs; 1939 - 1993

by Mulroney, Brian

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart 978-0-7710-6536-1 [978-0-7710-6536-1] 2007. (Hardcover) 1121pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Locale: Canada. (Prime Ministers, Meech Lake Accord, Prime Ministers--Canada).
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cover of The Stranger Wilde; Interpreting Oscar

The Stranger Wilde; Interpreting Oscar

by Schmidgall, Gary (Biography of Oscar Wilde.)

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9780525937630
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New York: Dutton [0-525-93763-3] 1994, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 494pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. A previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Biography of Oscar Wilde. (Biography).
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cover of Wodehouse; A Life

Wodehouse; A Life

by McCrum, Robert (Biography of P.G. Wodehouse.)

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9780393051599
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-05159-5] 2004, 1st American edition. (Hardcover) 530pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly edgeworn. Biography of P.G. Wodehouse. (Biography).
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cover of Orwell; The Life

Orwell; The Life

by Taylor, D. J. (Biography of George Orwell.)

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9780805074734
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New York: Henry Holt and Company [0-8050-7473-2] 2003, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 466pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes, appendices, further reading, ndex. The spine is lightly edgeworn at top and bottom. Biography of George Orwell. (Biography).
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