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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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261 LEWIS, Gifford. (Somerville and Ross). The Selected letters of Somerville and Ross. Edited by Gifford Lewis.
1989 
Faber. First edition. DW. 308 pages. 16 pages of photographs. Pages very browned o/w VG+ in wrapper. 70878 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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262 LEWIS, Hugh M. Aberdyfi. Through My Window. Reflections of a Welsh Village Boyhood. [SIGNED]
1994 
Private. 1994. First edition. Slim paperback. Illustrations. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "With my very best wishes Hugh M. Lewis" on title page. A clean and fresh copy. 80081 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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263 LEWIS, Michael. The Undoing Project. A Friendship that Changed the World.
2017 
Allen Lane, London. 2017. First edition. Hardback with DW. 362pp. A clean and fresh copy 78857 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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264 LOCKWOOD, David. (Francis Kilvert). Francis Kilvert. (SIGNED).
1990 
Seren Books. 1990. Paperback. First edition, thus. SIGNED by the author to title page. Illustrated. A slightly worn, but clean and sound copy. 72771 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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265 LUBOW, Arthur. Diane Arbus. Portrait of a Photographer.
2016 
Jonathan Cape, London. 2016. First edition. Hardback with wrapper. Illustrated. 734pp. Thick 8vo. A small indentation to front board and wrapper o/w a lovely clean and fresh copy. 79604 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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266 LUZA, Radomir with VELLA, Christina. The Hitler Kiss. A Memoir of the Czech Resistance.
Louisiana State University Press. Baton Rouge and London. 2002 
Paperback edition. 295pp. Photographs. A Near Fine copy. 68575 
Price: 16.95 GBP
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267 LYKIARD, Alexis. [Jean RHYS] Jean Rhys Revisited. (FIRST EDITION)
Stride Publications. Exeter. Devon. 2000 
First edition. P/bk. 281pp. Illustrated. Covers and edges of pages very lightly soiled o/w near fine. SCARCE. 51401 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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268 LYTE, Charles. Sir Joseph Banks. 18th Century Explorer; Botanist and Entrepreneur.
1980 
David & Charles. 1980. First Edition. Dust wrapper. Colour and b&w plates. Gift insciption to front endpaper o/w a good clean copy in slightly sunned and worn wrapper. 74851 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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269 LYTTELTON, Oliver, (Viscount Chandos). The Memoirs of Lord Chandos and From Peace to War A Study in Contrast. 1857-1918. (SIGNED). Two volumes. With 2 Typed letters, signed.
The Bodley Head. London. 1962/1968 
First Edition, both volumes. No dustwrappers. Contains 2 typed letters, SIGNED by Viscount Chandos. Memoirs of.. Pale green cloth, sl. soiled, pages slightly browned o/w VG. From Peace.. dark green cloth. Nr. fine. 47973 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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270 MACINTYRE, Iain, and MACLAREN, Iain (Editors). Surgeons' Lives. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. An Anthology of Fellows over 500 Years. SIGNED
2005 
Royal College of Surgeons, Ediburgh. 2005. First edition in dust-wrapper. SIGNED presentation copy from Iain Macintyre "To Archie and Betty with all good wishes Iain Macintyre". Square 4to. 328 pages. Colour and b/w ills. throughout. Index. A lovely clean and fresh copy. 73069 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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271 MACKAY, Ian. The Real Mackay. Being Essays by Ian Mackay. Edited by Stanley Baron With Illustrations by Vicky and a Profile by R.J. Cruikshank.
News Chronicle Publications Department, London. 1953 
First Edition. DW. in red slipcase with b/w photograph (torn to right hand corner) of Mackay to upper board. B/w frontis and illustrations. This copy is No. 316 of the Friend's Edition of The Real Mackay the original mounted between the rear free end page and index being in the handwriting of Ian Mackay. It also has an orignal handwritten letter on News Chronicle headed paper, mounted on the front free end paper "Dear Bernard, It was a kind thought to send those old pamphlets from the good old days when men were men and women were real bitches. In return may I send you this copy........ All the very best Ian Mackay". Spine sunned, end papers foxed but o/w a nice clean copy in a wrapper with sunned spine and slightly chipped extremities. Slipcase is also a bit worn with some soiling. VG/VG-. 40724 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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272 MACKENZIE, Compton. Greek Memories.
Chatto and Windus, London 1939 
First edition. thus. DW. xxiii, 455pp. Frontis. + 8pp. of illustrations. Head and tail of spine bumped, top margin of boards very slightly sunned, fore-edges and endpapers lightly foxed o/w contents clean and sound. Wrapper spine sunned, lacking small portion from head of spine and slightly torn at tail, not affecting text, extremities chipped and worn o/w VG+/VG. Greek Memories was originally published in October 1932, but on the day of publication, notice was received from the Public Prosecutor that proceedings against the author were being contemplated under the Official Secrets Act and the book was withdrawn. 41617 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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273 MADAME D'ARBLAY. [Fanny Burney] The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay. As Edited by Her Niece Charlotte Barrett. In Four Volumes.
Bickers and Son. London. 1876 
In Four Volumes. First edition. No DW. Original Maroon cloth gilt. Pages sl. browned, spine sl. faded and extremities sl. worn o/w a near fine set. 59413 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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274 MALRAUX, Clara. Memoirs. Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian.
The Bodley Head. London. 1967 
First edition UK. DW. Black cloth, silver to spine. 372pp. DW rubbed with sunned spine. Nr. Fine/VG- 36347 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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275 MANSFIELD, Katherine. The Journal of Katherine Mansfield. Edited by John Middleton Murry.
1954 
Constable & Co., London. 1954. First edition thus - "Definitive Edition". Brown cloth, gilt. (No DW.) Frontis. 336 pages. Spine sunned and creased with slightly crumpled tail. Contents overall are clean and sound. 79203 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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276 MARDON, J. Vera. Thomas Hardy as a Musician. As told to J.Stevens Cox and recorded during three interviews with Mrs Mardon in December 1963 and January 1964. With an Introduction by Richard Curle and an appendix containing the old Dorset folk song and dance 'O Jan! O Jan! O Jan!' now first printed.
1964 
The Toucan Press, Dorset. 1964. First edition. Very slim, small 8vo booklet, green cover. b&w illustrations. A very clean copy. 78588 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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277 MARLOW, Louis. Seven Friends.
The Richards Press Ltd, London. 1953 
The Richards Press Ltd, London. 1953. First edition. Hardback with DW. 169pp. Wrapper internally reinforced, with the glue soaked through leaving stains to corners and head and tail of spine. Internally a very clean and fresh copy.. 31180 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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278 MARQUESS OF BUTE, STUART, John Crichton. A Sketch of the Life of John, Second Marquess of Bute, K.T.
Henry Webber, Guardian-Office, Cardiff. 1848 
First edition. Bound in contemporary paper covers, worn, rubbed and creased, with slight loss to spine. Pages uncut, small hole to outer margin of pp.15/16 o/w contents clean. 38961 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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279 MARTELLI, George. Jemmy Twitcher. A Life of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich 1718-1792.
Jonathan Cape, London. 1962 
DW. Marbled grey paper-covered boards with turquoise cloth backstrip and gilt type to dark blue panel to spine. Map to endpapers. 292pp. Gainsborough portrait frontis. + 10 further b/w plates. Index. DW a little rubbed. Ownership inscription to half-title page. VG/VG- 42526 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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280 MASEFIELD, John (Edited by William Buchan) Letters to Reyna.
1983 
Buchan & Enright, London. 1983. First edition. Hardback with DW. 509pp. Pages browned, ownership inscription to front endpapers. A clean copy in a slightly worn wrapper. 79805 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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