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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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181 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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182 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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183 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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184 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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185 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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186 HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes. The Vagabond Duchess. The Life of Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin. FIRST EDITION IN A BEAUTIFUL BAYNTUN BINDING.
1926 
George Routledge and Sons Limited. London. 1926. First edition. Very attractively bound in half royal blue morocco gilt by Bayntuns of Bath with gilt decorations to compartments of spine. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with 12 plates. Foxing to outer edge of pages. Ex-lib sticker to front pastedown, extremities of boards rubbed otherwise a very attractive volume. 82896 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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187 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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188 HASSALL, Christopher. Rupert Brooke. A Biography.
Faber & Faber, London. 1972 
Paperback. 557pp. Index. VG 52828 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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189 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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190 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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191 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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192 HAY, Julius. Born 1900. Translated from the original German and abridged by J. A. Underwood. With a foreword by Arthur Koestler.
Hutchinson of London. 1974 
First edition. DW. Neatly stamped initials to rear pastedown, o/w clean. VG+/VG+. 26377 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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193 HAYMAN, Ronald. K. A Biography of Kafka.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1981 
Paperback. 349pp. B/w photograph plates. Index. Spine sl. sunned and creased. VG 59967 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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194 HAYMAN, Ronald. Kafka: A Biography.
Oxford University Press, New York. 1982 
First edition US. DW. xviii + 349 pages. B/w photograph plates. Index. Sl. wear to edges of DW which also has score mark to front panel. VG/VG- 71165 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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195 HEARNSHAW, L.S. Cyril Burt, Psychologist.
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1979 
First edition. DW. 370 pages. B/w photograph plates. Index. V. sl. shelf-wear to DW. Top edge sl. foxed, fore-edge a little grubby. VG/VG 71157 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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196 HENNESSY, James Pope. (Anthony TROLLOPE). Anthony Trollope.
1971 
Jonathan Cape, London. 1971. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. An attracitve copy in wrapper slightly spotted to front panel and lightly sunned to spine. 81163 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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197 HEPPENSTALL, Rayner. The Master Eccentric: The Journals of Rayner Heppenstall 1969-1981. Edited by Jonathan Goodman.
1986 
First edition. Allison and Busby, London. 1986. DW. ix + 278 pages. Index. Very clean and sound with only very minor shelf-wear to DW. 81927 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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198 HIBBERT, Christopher. The Marlboroughs. John and Sarah Churchill 1650-1744. (SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY).
2001 
Penguin Viking, London. 2001. First edition. Hardback with wrapper. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY from the author to Sir Howard Stringer (former head of CBS and Sony) "For Howard Stringer with best wishes Christopher Hibbert" . A very clean and fresh copy in slightly worn wrapper. 79796 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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199 HILLGARTH, Jocelyn and Julian Jeffs. (BARING, Maurice). Maurice Baring Letters. Selected and Edited by...
2007 
Michael Russell. 2007. First Edition. Hardback. DW. Portrait frontis. Tall slim 8vo. A clean and sound copy in partially sunned and slightly worn wrapper 75270 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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200 HILLIER, Bevis [Ed.] John Betjeman. A Life in Pictures.
John Murray, London. 1984 
First edition. DW. Olive green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Illustrations throughout, some in colour. V. sl. wear to edges of price-clipped DW. Inscrip to front free end-paper. VG/VG ISBN 0 7195 4181 6 41868 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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