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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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181 GROVE, Valerie. A Voyage Round John Mortimer: A Biography of the Creator of Rumpole of the Bailey.
Viking, New York. 2007 
DW. 542 pages. B/w photograph plates. Index. Nr. Fine 71156 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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182 GUERNSEY, H.C. A Naval Career.
1992 
Arthur H. Stockwell, Ilfracombe.1992. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. b&w illustrations. 478pp. Upper board marked, spine flattened and slightly leaning to front board. Wrapper creased at head of spine, but overall a clean copy. 76832 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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183 GUTIERREZ, Valentin Llanos. Juan Van HALEN. Narrative of Don Juan Van Halen's Imprisonment in the Dungeons of the Inquisition at Madrid and his Escape in 1817 and 1818, To Which are Added,His Journey to Russia, His Campaign with the Army of the Caucasus snd His Return to Spain in 1821. Edited from the Original Spanish Manuscript by the Author of Don Esteban and Sandoval. Vol. I only.
Henry Colburn. London. 1827 
First edition. Vol. I of these memoirs only out of two. xix, [i], 380pp. Lacks frontis.and facsimile plate. Top corner and lower third of title page also missing. Occ.worming and staining to pages, inner hinges repaired. Bound in full brown speckled roan, joints rubbed. The text is all present and readable and book is sound. 47095 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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184 H., A.K. Angelique of Port Royal. 1591-1661.
Skeffington, London. 1905 
Blue cloth, gilt to spine. xxxviii + 408pp. Index. Extremities sl. rubbed and bumped. From the library of E.K. Sanders - signature to front free end-paper. VG 47669 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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185 HAINSWORTH, D.R. and WALKER, Cherry. The Correspondence of Lord Fitzwilliam of Milton and Francis Guybon his Steward 1697-1709.
Northamptonshire Record Society, Northampton. 1990 
First edition, thus. DW. 187pp. Illustrated. Nr. fine/VG+ in wrapper that is sunned to spine. 53188 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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186 HALL, N. John. Trollope. A Biography.
1991 
Oxford UP. 1991. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. 581pp. b&w plates. A very clean copy 71978 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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187 HALLIDAY, F.E. (HARDY, Thomas). Thomas Hardy His Life and Work.
1972 
Adams & Dart. Somerset. 1972. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Internally clean and sound. Wrapper is soiled to rear cover and slightly worn at extremities. 75263 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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188 HALSBAND, Robert. The Life of Lady Wortley Montagu.
1956 
Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1956. First edition. Hardback with DW. 313 pages. B/w plates. Index. DW price-clipped and sl. worn with sunned spine and small chips and tears to edges; book itself very clean and sound. 78816 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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189 HAMILTON, Gerald. [Christopher ISHERWOOD] Mr. Norris and I... An Autobiographical Sketch. FIRST EDITION. With a Prologue by Christopher Isherwood. An Epilogue by Maurice Richardson and a Drawing by Ronald Searle.
1956 
Allan Wingate. London. 1956. First edition, first issue. DW. Portrait frontis. + cartoon by Searle of Hamilton in a nun's habit. Endpapers and page margins lightly browned, edges of pages slightly foxed. A clean and sound copy in a pink wrapper which is worn and very chipped along edges, internally strengthened with tape (not visible from the outside). It is also faded to spine and lacks small triangle portion to top quarter. The story of the man who contributed to the main character in Isherwood's "Mr. Norris Changes Trains". 76519 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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190 HAMILTON, Harlan W. Doctor Syntax. A Silhouette of William Combe, Esq. 1742-1823.
Chatto and Windus, London 1969 
First Edition. DW. Colour and b/w illustrations. 339pp including notes, bibliography and index. Boards slightly soiled, light foxing to end papers but o/w a nice copy in slightly chipped wrapper. VG/VG. ISBN: 701114517 45102 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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191 HAMILTON, Mark. Rare Spirit. A Life of William de Morgan 1839-1917.
1997 
Constable, London. 1997. First edition. Hardback with DW. Colour and b&w plates. Apart from very minor shelf wear, this is a very clean and fresh copy. 79466 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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192 HARDING, Joan N. From Fox How to Fairy Hill Matthew Arnold's Celtic Connections with special reference to the Bensons of Fairy Hill, Gower, South Wales
D. Brown & Sons, Cowbridge. 1987 
First edition. Paperback. B&w photographs. Pages slightly discoloured.. Very minor crease to one corner of cover. VG+ 55174 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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193 HARDY, Evelyn. (Thomas Hardy). Thomas Hardy. A Critical Biography. (SIGNED).
1954 
The Hogarth Press. London. 1954. Third Impression. Hardback DW. Handwritten letter and 2 handwritten postcards all addressed to Mr Yates of the Hardy Society, SIGNED by Evelyn Hardy are loosely inserted. Ownership signature of John Yates to front free endpaper with some pencil annotation to contents o/w a good copy in very worn, torn and faded wrapper with tape repairs. 75313 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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194 HARMAN, Claire. Charlotte Bronte: A Fiery Heart.
2015 
Knopf, New York. 2016. First edition USA. Hardback with DW. 464 pages. Index. Clean and sound. 78836 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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195 HARMAN, Claire. Sylvia Townsend Warner. A Biography. (SIGNED).
1989 
Chatto & Windus. London. 1989. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Loosely inserted is an invitation to Marion Deuchar and family (tenants at Little Zeal Cottage) to attend an informal evening in celebration of Sylvia Townsend Warner, and handwritten on the reverse is a personal note to the family, from Claire Harman. A very nice copy in wrapper that is lightly sunned to spine and very slightly worn at extremities. 75722 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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196 HARRIS, Frank and Lord Alfred DOUGLAS. New Preface to "The Life and Confessions of Oscar Wilde." LIMITED EDITION OF 225 COPIES SIGNED BY DOUGLAS.
1925 
The Fortune Press. London. 1925. First edition, limited to 225 copies, this being number 189 and SIGNED BY ALFRED DOUGLAS. Original black buckram gilt with very sl. signs of wear to extremities. Contents, printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper, are remarkably clean and fresh. A near fine copy of a very scarce and desirable book which is scarce to find in such good condition. 69792 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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197 HARRIS, John. Echoing Voices. More Memories of a Country House Snooper.
2002 
John Murray, London. 2002. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. A clean bright copy. 79415 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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198 HART-DAVIS, Rupert. (WILDE, Oscar). The Letters of Oscar Wilde. Edited by...
Rupert Hart-Davis, London. 1962 
First Edition. DW. Frontis. + Illustrated. Fore-edges slightly foxed and browned. Contents clean. A lovely copy in very slightly foxed and shelf-worn wrapper. Nr. fine. 65774 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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199 HASLIP, Joan. Lucrezia Borgia. A Study.
Cassell & Co, London 1953 
First Edition. No DW. Blue boards, faded spine. b&w plates. 279pp inc index. Boards a little bumped around edges. Slight damage to front endpaper. A little foxing to edges and prelims. VG 68584 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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200 HASSALL, Christopher. Rupert Brooke. A Biography.
Faber & Faber, London. 1972 
Paperback. 557pp. Index. VG 52828 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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