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BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

BIOGRAPHY, DIARIES and LETTERS

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241 LEES-MILNE, James. The Milk of Paradise: Diaries, 1993-1997.
2005 
John Murray, London. 2005. First edition. DW. Hardback with wrapper. 319 pages. Index. A very clean copy. 77332 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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242 LERER, Seth. Courtly Letters in the Age of Henry VIII. Literary Culture and the Arts of Deceit.
Cambridge University Press. 1997 
First edition. DW. xiv, 252pp. Frontis. Nr. fine in very slightly worn wrapper. ISBN 0521590019. 43145 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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243 LEVENBECK, Karen L. (Virginia WOOLF). Virginia Woolf and The Great War.
1999 
Syracuse University Press. New York. First edition, first issue. Hardback with wrapper. A very good clean copy in partially sunned and very lightly worn wrapper. 77056 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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244 LEVI, Peter. Edward Lear. A Biography.
Macmillan, London. 1995 
First ediltion. DW. 362pp. B/w plates. Index. Nr. Fine 55833 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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245 LEVI, Primo. The Truce. A Survivor's Journey home from Auschwitz. Translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf.
The Bodley Head. London. 1965 
First edition, UK, English translation. DW. Head of spine very slightly bumped, outer-edges foxed and slightly browned. Pages very lightly age browned. Bright wrapper illustrated by Chagall, soiled to lower panel, very lightly sunned to spine which is chipped at head and tail, corners slightly rubbed and worn o/w VG+/VG. Scarce in this condition. 53690 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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246 LEVINE, Suzanne Jill. Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman. His Life and Fictions.
2000 
Faber & Faber, London. 2000. First edition. Hardback with DW. b&w plates. 448pp. Pages a little browned, but o/w a clean and bright copy. 81939 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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247 LEWIS, C. Day The Buried Day.
1960 
Chatto & Windus. 1960. First Edition. Dust wrapper. Illustrated. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is price clipped a little browned and also a little worn around the edges. Overall a clean and sound copy. 74728 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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248 LEWIS, C. T. Courtney. George Baxter. His Life and Work.
EP Publishing Limited, Wakefield. 1972 
Reprint. DW. Illustrated. Boards slightly worn at extremities. Wrapper spine slightly chipped at head o/w VG+/VG. ISBN 0854099182. 26940 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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249 LEWIS, Gifford. (Somerville and Ross). The Selected letters of Somerville and Ross. Edited by Gifford Lewis.
1989 
Faber. First edition. DW. 308 pages. 16 pages of photographs. Pages very browned o/w VG+ in wrapper. 70878 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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250 LEWIS, Hugh M. Aberdyfi. Through My Window. Reflections of a Welsh Village Boyhood. [SIGNED]
1994 
Private. 1994. First edition. Slim paperback. Illustrations. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "With my very best wishes Hugh M. Lewis" on title page. A clean and fresh copy. 80081 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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251 LEWIS, Michael. The Undoing Project. A Friendship that Changed the World.
2017 
Allen Lane, London. 2017. First edition. Hardback with DW. 362pp. A clean and fresh copy 78857 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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252 LOCKWOOD, David. (Francis Kilvert). Francis Kilvert. (SIGNED).
1990 
Seren Books. 1990. Paperback. First edition, thus. SIGNED by the author to title page. Illustrated. A slightly worn, but clean and sound copy. 72771 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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253 LUZA, Radomir with VELLA, Christina. The Hitler Kiss. A Memoir of the Czech Resistance.
Louisiana State University Press. Baton Rouge and London. 2002 
Paperback edition. 295pp. Photographs. A Near Fine copy. 68575 
Price: 16.95 GBP
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254 LYKIARD, Alexis. [Jean RHYS] Jean Rhys Revisited. (FIRST EDITION)
Stride Publications. Exeter. Devon. 2000 
First edition. P/bk. 281pp. Illustrated. Covers and edges of pages very lightly soiled o/w near fine. SCARCE. 51401 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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255 LYTE, Charles. Sir Joseph Banks. 18th Century Explorer; Botanist and Entrepreneur.
1980 
David & Charles. 1980. First Edition. Dust wrapper. Colour and b&w plates. Gift insciption to front endpaper o/w a good clean copy in slightly sunned and worn wrapper. 74851 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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256 LYTTELTON, Oliver, (Viscount Chandos). The Memoirs of Lord Chandos and From Peace to War A Study in Contrast. 1857-1918. (SIGNED). Two volumes. With 2 Typed letters, signed.
The Bodley Head. London. 1962/1968 
First Edition, both volumes. No dustwrappers. Contains 2 typed letters, SIGNED by Viscount Chandos. Memoirs of.. Pale green cloth, sl. soiled, pages slightly browned o/w VG. From Peace.. dark green cloth. Nr. fine. 47973 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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257 MACINTYRE, Iain, and MACLAREN, Iain (Editors). Surgeons' Lives. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. An Anthology of Fellows over 500 Years. SIGNED
2005 
Royal College of Surgeons, Ediburgh. 2005. First edition in dust-wrapper. SIGNED presentation copy from Iain Macintyre "To Archie and Betty with all good wishes Iain Macintyre". Square 4to. 328 pages. Colour and b/w ills. throughout. Index. A lovely clean and fresh copy. 73069 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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258 MACKAY, Ian. The Real Mackay. Being Essays by Ian Mackay. Edited by Stanley Baron With Illustrations by Vicky and a Profile by R.J. Cruikshank.
News Chronicle Publications Department, London. 1953 
First Edition. DW. in red slipcase with b/w photograph (torn to right hand corner) of Mackay to upper board. B/w frontis and illustrations. This copy is No. 316 of the Friend's Edition of The Real Mackay the original mounted between the rear free end page and index being in the handwriting of Ian Mackay. It also has an orignal handwritten letter on News Chronicle headed paper, mounted on the front free end paper "Dear Bernard, It was a kind thought to send those old pamphlets from the good old days when men were men and women were real bitches. In return may I send you this copy........ All the very best Ian Mackay". Spine sunned, end papers foxed but o/w a nice clean copy in a wrapper with sunned spine and slightly chipped extremities. Slipcase is also a bit worn with some soiling. VG/VG-. 40724 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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259 MACKENZIE, Compton. Greek Memories.
Chatto and Windus, London 1939 
First edition. thus. DW. xxiii, 455pp. Frontis. + 8pp. of illustrations. Head and tail of spine bumped, top margin of boards very slightly sunned, fore-edges and endpapers lightly foxed o/w contents clean and sound. Wrapper spine sunned, lacking small portion from head of spine and slightly torn at tail, not affecting text, extremities chipped and worn o/w VG+/VG. Greek Memories was originally published in October 1932, but on the day of publication, notice was received from the Public Prosecutor that proceedings against the author were being contemplated under the Official Secrets Act and the book was withdrawn. 41617 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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260 MADAME D'ARBLAY. [Fanny Burney] The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay. As Edited by Her Niece Charlotte Barrett. In Four Volumes.
Bickers and Son. London. 1876 
In Four Volumes. First edition. No DW. Original Maroon cloth gilt. Pages sl. browned, spine sl. faded and extremities sl. worn o/w a near fine set. 59413 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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