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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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181 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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182 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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183 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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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 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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188 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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189 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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190 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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191 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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192 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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193 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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194 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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195 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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196 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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197 HASSALL, Christopher. Rupert Brooke. A Biography.
Faber & Faber, London. 1972 
Paperback. 557pp. Index. VG 52828 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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198 HATTERSLEY, Roy. Blood & Fire. William and Catherine Booth and Their Salvation Army.
Little, Brown, London. 1999 
DW. 471pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. VG/VG 58890 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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199 HAWKINS, Desmond. The Tess Opera.
1984 
Thomas Hardy Society, Taunton. 1984. First edition. Very slim 8vo booklet, card cover. b&w illustrations. A very clean copy. Monograph No.3. 78582 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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200 HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. Twenty Days with Julian and Little Bunny by Papa. With an Introduction by Paul Auster.
New York Review Books, New York. 2003 
Attractive little hardback with DW. Facsimile mss. to end-papers; b/w photograph frontis. 74pp. Nr. Fine 62554 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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