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Biography Literature From Cover to Cover


The Trials of Radclyffe Hall

By Souhami, Diana

Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 1998 . 8vo F/F 930 gms.


Dangerous Water - a biography of the boy who became Mark Twain

By Powers, Ron

Da Capo Press 2001 . large 8vo pb 328pp F+ Available now. 395 gms.


Rebecca West - a life

By Glendinning, Victoria

Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 1987 . large 8vo, price cancelled on fr d/w foldover o/w F/F 760 gms.


Alain-Fournier: A Brief Life

By Arkell, David

Carcanet 1st 1986 . 8vo M/F 390 gms.


Bernard Shaw

By Shenfield, Margaret

Hachette 1st 1962 . 4to, yellow cloth cvred bds with gold titling to spine, slightly dulled d/w with wr + chps to edges. In French. 600 gms.


James Joyce A-Z - An encyclopedic guide to his life and work

By Fargnoli, A Nicholas & Gillespie, Michael Patrick

Bloomsbury 1st 1995 . large 4to F/VG++ 1195 gms.


Laurie Lee - the well-loved stranger - the biography

By Grove, Valerie

Viking 1st 1999 . 8vo, gift inscr on sticker to title p, v v min crsing to d/w edges o/w F/VG++ 1070 gms.


Iris and the Friends - a year of memories

By Bayley, John

Duckworth 1st 1999 . 8vo F/VG++. A sequel to 'Iris: A Memoir'. D/w price-clipped 545 gms.


Lillian Hellman - the image, the woman

By Wright, William

Sidgwick & Jackson 1st 1986 . 8vo, v v min wr to bd edges, prev owner's name + address sticker to fep, sl creasing, wr + small tr to price-clipped d/w o/w VG+/VG+ 1060 gms.


John Galsworthy - a biography

By Dupre, Catherine

Collins 1st 1976 . 8vo, v v min sunning to bd edges, min sunning to d/w sp o/w VG++/VG++ 665 gms.


The Opium-Eater - A life of Thomas de Quincey

By Lindop, Grevel

Taplinger Publishing 1st 1981 . 8vo, v min bmps to bds with sunning to top + btm edges; wr, chps + trs to d/w o/w VG+/VG+ 855 gms.


Stephen Potter - Inventor of Gamesmanship

By Jenkins, Alan

Weidenfeld & Nicolson no date . 8vo F/F 510 gms.