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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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21 ARMSTRONG, Christopher J.R. Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941). An Introduction to her Life and Writings.
1975 
Mowbrays, London. 1975. First edition. Hardback with DW. 303pp. Wrapper a little browned as is the interior. Previous owner's signature to front endpaper. A clean and bright copy. 80404 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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22 ARTZI-PELOSSOF, Noa Ben In the Name of Sorrow and Hope.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1996 
DW. 12mo. Photographs. 181pp. A very clean copy in bright wrapper. VG+/VG+. 62463 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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23 ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia. Myself.
1967 
Secker and Warburg, London. 1967. First edition. Hardback with DW.Wrapper is a little worn and slightly chipped and browned. Contents clean and bright. 74816 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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24 AUSTEN, Jane. Collected and Edited by R. W. CHAPMAN. Jane Austen's Letters to Her Sister Cassandra and Others. Collected and Edited by R. W. Chapman. (FIRST EDITION IN ONE VOLUME, SUMPTIOUSLY BOUND IN FULL NAVY MOROCCO, GILT).
1952 
Oxford University Press. London. 1952. Second edition but first edition in one volume. Large 8vo. xlv, 519 pages + maps and plans with numerous pages of notes and index at rear. Illustrated. Very handsomely bound in full navy crushed morocco gilt. Stunning gilt decorations of fans and flowers to compartments of spine. Gilt decorations to raised bands, All edges of pages gilt. Marbled endpapers. A near perfect copy of this edition in a stunning binding. 80208 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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25 AUSTEN-LEIGH, Mary Augusta. Personal Aspects of Jane Austen.
1920 
John Murray, London. 1920. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Green cloth, gilt. Portrait frontis + illustrations. Boards are a little worn, slight staining to outer edge of rear board. Bookplate and ownership signature to front pastedown, endpapers foxed and inner hinge cracked but contents are clean and sound. 73497 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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26 AUSTER, Paul and Coetzee, J.M. Here and Now. Letters 2008-2011
Faber and Faber, London and Harvill Secker, London 2013 
First Edition. No DW. Boards. Unread and in excellent condition. NF 58378 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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27 BAGSTER, Hubert. Doctor's Weekend.
Andre Deutsch. London. 1960 
First Edition. D/W. Boards slightly worn at extremities with head and tail of spine cumpled and sunned. Endpapers and outer margins slightly foxed. Wrapper very worn, chipped and creased at extremities. VG+/VG-. 29904 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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28 BAKER, Nicholson. U and I. A True Story.
Granta Books, London 1991 
First Edition. DW. 179pp. A near fine copy. 71016 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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29 BARNES, Djuna. Ladies Almanack. Showing their Signs and their Tides; their Moons and their Changes; ...As well as a Full Record of Diurnal and Nocturnal Distempers. Written and Illustrated by... With an Afterword by Daniela Caselli.
2006 
Carcanet Press, Manchester. 2006. First edition, UK. DW. Illustrated. Page margins browned and light vertical crease to rear cover of wrapper o/w VG+/VG+. 71321 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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30 BARNES, Julian (Ed and Trans.) [DAUDET, Alphonse] Alphonse Daudet. In the Land of Pain.
Jonathan Cape, London 2002 
First Edition. DW. Small 8vo. 87pp. Near fine with wrapper. 68784 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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31 BARRIE, J.M. George Meredith. 1909
Constable & Co. London. 1909 
Slim cloth volume, gilt to upper with red margins. Small 8vo. 15pp. B/w illustration in red frame. Cloth stained with foxing to endpapers o/w a sweet copy. VG. 54258 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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32 BATES, H.E. Down the River. With 83 Engravings on Wood by Agnes Miller Parker.
1937 
Victor Gollancz, London. 1937. First edition. 4to. Hardback, no DW. Blue cloth, gilt. Illustrated. Head of spine very slightly fraying and boards are a little soiled. Overall a lovely copy. 79901 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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33 BEDFORD, Sybille. Aldous Huxley: A Biography. Volume One: The Apparent Stability 1894-1939. Volume Two: The Turning Points 1939-1963.
Quartet, London. 1979 
2 vols. Paperback. 400pp; 378pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. VG 61883 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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34 BEHAN, Brendan. Borstal Boy. Independent 'Banned Books' Series.
The Independent, London 2010 
DW. 305pp. Introduction by D.J. Taylor. Near fine in very sl. soiled wrapper 59325 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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35 BEHNAM, Mariam. Zelzelah. A Woman before Her Time.
Motivate Publishing. London, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. 1974 
First edition. DW. Illustrated with photographs. Endpapers and edges slightly foxed o/w nr. fine in wrapper that is slightly sunned to spine. ISBN: 1873544529 42538 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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36 BELLEGARDE, Mr. l'Abbé de. [Jean Baptiste Morvan] Suite des Reflexions sur ce qui Peut Plaire ou Deplaire Dans le Commerce Du Monde. Seconde Editium revuë & corrigée. Late 17th Century Edition.
1699 
D'Antoine Schelte. Amsterdam. 1699. Suivant la Copie de Paris. 12mo. 13cm x 7.5cm. [iv], 288pp. + [16]pp. table. Engraved frontis., woodcut to title, engraved head and tailpieces and initial letters. French text. Bound in full 18th century panelled and speckled calf gilt, rubbed to spine and edges of boards. Small splits in leather at joints between tail of spine and lower board but binding sound. Armorial bookplate of "John Gore of London. Gent." Pages sl. browned and endpapers lightly foxed, inner hinges visible but very sound. A very good copy. 71195 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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37 BELLOW, Greg. Saul Bellow's Heart: A Son's Memoir.
Bloomsbury, New York. 2013 
DW. 228pp. Photographs. Nr. Fine in bright wrapper. 63868 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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38 BENNETT, Joan. George Eliot. Her Mind and Her Art.
1948 
Cambridge University Press. 1948. First edition. Hardback with wrapper. From the library of George (Dodie) Rylands with her ownership signature in pencil to front endpaper. Overall a good clean copy in slightly worn wrapper. 79610 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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39 BENSON, A.C. Mary Benson. A Memoir by A.C. Benson.
2010 
The E.F. Benson Society. 2010. First Edition. Cream paperback, booklet. 132pp. Illustrated. 81002 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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40 BENSON, E. F. Our Family Affairs. 1867-1896. With Eight Plates. FIRST EDITION.
1920 
Cassell and Company. First edition. 1920. No DW. Large 8vo. 343 pages. 8 plates. Original mauve cloth gilt, somewhat faded and marked with some rubbing to extremities and front joint though binding is sound. Some browning to endpapers. Rear inner hinge visible but sound. A good copy of a very scarce item. 73291 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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