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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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161 GORDON, Robert. The King on the Road.
Hamlyn, London. 1996 
First Edition. DW. 4to. 208pp. Illustrated throughout. Wrapper slightly worn at extremities o/w Nr. fine. ISBN: 0600583317. 46341 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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162 GRAHAM, Cunninghame. A Brazilian Mystic being The Life and Miracles of Antonio Conselheiro.
William Heinemann, London. 1920 
First edition. Large format. red faded and worn boards. Folding map to rear. Ownership signature in pencil to front end paper. G+. 1919 biography of Antonio Vicente Mendes Maciel-also called Anthony the Counselor-is as unconventional as its subject. A tax protester, itinerant preacher, and general nuisance to both the Brazilian government and the religious establishment. 61912 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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163 GRAHAM, James. Gentleman's Relish Or The Buyer's Guide to Young Ladies.
Tandem. London. 1968 
First edition, thus. Mass market paperback. Spine and corners creased, pages sl. browned. VG. 44411 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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164 GRAVES, Robert. Good-Bye To All That. An Autobiography. SECOND ISSUE OF FIRST EDITION.
1929 
Jonathan Cape. London. 1929. DW. First edition, second issue with passage about Sassoon and his mother removed from page 290 and replaced with 3 asterisks and Sassoon's poem letter completely deleted from pages 341 - 343, leaving two and a bit pages blank apart from asterisks. Erratum slip added between pages 398/399 about there being "no Rupert Brooke Fund". Portrait frontis. + 7 plates. Slight lean to spine which is slightly soiled, endpapers browned otherwise a clean and sound copy in a scarce wrapper that lacks small portion to head of spine and is rubbed and slightly worn to bottom of rear panel. 77211 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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165 GRAVES, Robert. Goodbye to All That.
1997 
Folio Society. 1997. Reprint. Pictorial cloth boards in slipcase. b&w illustrations. Ownership signature to half title page, otherwise a very clean and bright copy. Some stains to spine of slipcase. 78429 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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166 GREEN, Eleanor. My Travelling Family. The Story of the Mitchell Family Edited by Tommy Green. Additional Material by Kevin Scrivens.
New Era Publications. Telford. 2004 
First edition. Large slim paperback. 96pp. Illustrations and photographs to virtually every page. Cover sl. creased to front corner, pages browned to margins o/w VG+. 47051 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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167 GREENE, Philip Desmond. Scarlet and Gold.
1946 
Clonmore & Reynolds, Dublin. 1946. First edition. Hardback with DW. Slim 8vo. Boards are a little soiled. Prize inscription to front endpaper o/w contents clean and sound. Wrapper is price clipped, very worn and chipped and lacks large portion from front cover. 81379 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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168 GRICE, Frederick.(KILVERT). Francis Kilvert and his World. With a Contribution from Rev. D. T. W. Price.
1984 
Caliban Books. 1984. First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated. A used, but very good clean copy. 74850 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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169 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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170 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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171 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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172 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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173 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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174 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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175 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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176 HAMES, Jane Hayter. Arthur O'Connor, United Irishman.
2001 
Collins Press, Cork. 2001. DW. 338 pages. B/w plates. Index. Very clean and sound. 82349 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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177 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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178 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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179 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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180 HANFF, Helene. The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street.
1973 
J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia. 1973. DW. 137 pages. V. sl. wear to extremities of DW. Gift inscription to front fly-leaf. 81926 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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