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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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81 CARTER, Violet Bonham. Lantern Slides. The Diaries and Letters, 1904-1914. Edited by Mark Bonham Carter and Mark Pottle. Introduction by Roy Jenkins.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1996 
First edition. DW. 461pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. VG/VG 47671 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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82 CARTWRIGHT, Julia. EMANUEL, Angela. (Edited by...) A Bright Remembrance. The Diaries of Julia Cartwright 1851-1924.
1989 
Weidenfeld & Nicolson. DW. First edition. xii, 321pp. Pages sl. browned o/w near fine in wrapper. 71332 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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83 CAZALET-KEIR, Thelma (editor). (P. G. WODEHOUSE) Homage to P.G Wodehouse.
1973 
Barrie & Jenkins, London. 1973. First edition. Hardback, with DW. Previous owner's signature to front endpaper. Contributors: Lord David Cecil; Richard Usborne; Claud Cockburn; Henry Longhurst; Sir John Betjeman; Basil Boothroyd; Richard Ingrams; Malcolm Muggeridge, Guy Bolton; William Douglas Home; Sir Compton Mackenzie; Auberon Waugh. Ownership inscription o/w a clean copy in a slightly worn and grubby wrapper. 80557 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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84 CELLINI, Benvenuto. ROSCOE, Thomas. (Translated by...) Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini, A Florentine Artist; Written By Himself: Containing a Variety of Information Respecting the Arts, and the History of the Sixteenth Century
Henry G. Bohn. London. 1847 
Reprint. viii, 504pp. Tissue guarded portrait frontis. Bound in mid-19th century brown half calf gilt. Marbled boards. Leather split at front hinge but binding sound. Lacks 1cm of leather at head of spine. Raised bands, gilt decorations to compartments of spine. Armorial bookplate and ownership signature. Pages browned. VG. 61204 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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85 CESARANI, David. Arthur Koestler. The Homeless Mind.
William Heinemann. London. 1998 
First edition. DW. From the library of Prof. Maurice Cowling with extensive annotations and underlings in ink. Photographs. Some browning to outer edges. Ownership signature to front end paper. G+/VG. 64889 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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86 CHANEY, Lisa. (J. M. BARRIE) Hide-and-Seek with the Angels. A Life of J.M. Barrie. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
2005 
Hutchinson, London. 2005. First edition. Hardback with DW. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 402pp. Gift inscription from the author, " 8 June 2005. For dearest Nadia, With much love and thanks for being there. Lisa". A very clean and bright copy in a good wrapper. 80994 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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87 CHANG, Jung and HALLIDAY, Jon. Mao. The Unknown Story. [SIGNED FIRST EDITION]
2005 
Jonathan Cape, London. 2005. First edition. Hardback with wrapper. SIGNED presentation copy from the authors to Howard Stringer (former head of CBS and Sony) "To Howard Stringer. Jung Chang Jon Halliday". Illustrated. Large 8vo. Wrapper spine is lightly sunned o/w a very clean and bright copy. 79692 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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88 CHAPMAN, Matthew. Trials of the Monkey. An Accidental Memoir.
Duckworth & Co. London. 2000 
First edition. DW. 337pp. VG+/VG 54484 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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89 CHAUDHURI, Nirad C. A Passage to England.
Macmillan, London. 1959 
Reprint (same year as first publication). DW. Orig. cloth gilt. 229pp. Ex-library, usual stamps and labels to pre-lims + small stamp to final page and shelf-number to spine. DW sl. rubbed/discoloured. VG/VG 53596 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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90 CHERKOVSKI, Neeli. Hank. The Life of Charles Bukowski.
1991 
Random House, New York. 1991. First Edition. Hardback with wrapper. b&w plates. 337pp. Boards slightly sunned around outer edges. Some foxing to edges, o/w a clean and bright copy. 76888 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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91 CHILD, L. Maria. Lettters From New York. First and Second Series. FIRST UK EDITION IN ONE VOLUME.
1879 
F. Pitman. First edition thus in one volume. 1879. xvi, 429pp. Original royal blue cloth gilt, spine sl. sunned and extremities a little rubbed, front endpapers sl. worn and soiled with small neat gift inscription dated 1879. Some browning to pages o/w a clean and sound copy of a scarce item. 70999 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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92 CHILDISH, Billy. My Fault. The Saga of Chatham Jack.
1996 
CodeX, Hove. 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Crease to spine o/w generally a nice tight copy. 79615 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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93 CHISHOLM, Kate. Fanny Burney: Her Life.
Chatto & Windus, London. 1998 
DW. 347pp. B/w plates. Index. VG/VG 63156 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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94 CHURCH, Richard. Illustrated by Joan Hassall. Calling For a Spade. FIRST EDITION.
1939 
Dent. London. First edition. 1939. A remarkably clean and sound copy in a bright wrapper that has a couple of light marks and slight shelf-wear. 76525 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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95 CLARK, E.F. George Parker Bidder. The Calculating Boy.
1983 
KSL Publications, Bedford. 1983. First edition. Hardback with DW. Colour frontis portrait amd other illustrations. 518pp. A very clean and bright copy in a slightly sunned and marked wrapper. 81359 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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96 COBB, James F. Heroes of Charity: Records from the Lives of Merciful Men Whose Righteousness Has Not Been Forgotten.
William P. Nimmo., Edinburgh. 1878 
Small 8vo. Prize binding. Handsomely bound in tan calf, gilt decorations to compartments, raised bands to spine with contrasting label. Boards bordered in gilt with school crest to upper board. Marbled edges and end papers. Bookplate removed from front paste down. Frontis. Hinges becominmg tender at tail ends. A sweet copy. 64217 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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97 COLLEY, Linda. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh. A Woman in World History.
2007 
HarperPress, London. 2007. First Edition. Hardback with DW. Colour and b&w plates. 363pp. Slight shelf wear to boards. Interior clean and bright. DW protected by clear film. A very nice copy. 77918 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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98 COLLINS, W. J. Townsend. Artist-Venturer. The Life and Letters of Fred Richards Etcher and Author.
R. H. Johns Limited. n.d. 
Large 8vo., 209pp. 59 well chosen b&w ills. Orig. brown cloth. Faint foxing on ffe/ps. o/w VG+. 24553 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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99 COOMBES, H. Edward Thomas. PROOF COPY
1956 
Chatto & Windus, London. 1956. PROOF COPY. Paperback. Plain brown paper covers with paper title/author label to upper. 249 pages. 3 addresses scribbled in ballpoint in random places to cover; occasional annotations in pencil to first twenty pages or so. Spine creased and worn, cover slightly dog-eared. 74524 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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100 COOPER, Artemis. (FERMOR, Patrick Leigh). Patrick Leigh Fermor. An Adventure. (SIGNED).
2012 
John Murray. 2012. First Edition. DW. SIGNED by Cooper to title page. Illustrated. Gift inscription from previous owner to front endpaper o/w VG+/VG in price clipped and slightly worn wrapper that is lightly sunned to spine. "Signed by the author" sticker to front cover. 70845 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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