Literary Biography

1. Ackroyd, Peter.: Shakespeare: the biography. London: Chatto & Windus, 2005. 1st. edn. xiii, 546pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. All pp a trifle tanned. D/w, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3682) £7.50

2. Allen, Paul.: Alan Ayckbourn: grinning at the edge. London: Methuen, 2001. 1st. edn. x, 337pp. B/w photos. D/w veryslightly creased at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4078) £6.00

3. Anissimov, Myriam.: Primo Levi: tragedy of an optimist. London: Aurum Press, 1998. 1st. UK edn. x, 452pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly creased onn edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4196) £6.00

4. Barker. Juliet: Wordsworth: a life London: Viking, 2000 1st. edn. xviii, 971 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w ver slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2195) £10.00

5. Bartlett, Rosamund.: Tolstoy: a Russian life. London: Profile Books, 2010. 1st. edn. xvi, 544pp. B/w illus., maps and tables. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3578) £8.00

6. Battestin, Martin C. & Ruthe R.: Henry Fielding: a life. London: Routledge, 1993. 1st. P/B edn. xviii, 738pp. B/w illus. Pictorial card covers just showing some shelf wear. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3560) £10.00

7. Binyon, T. J.: Pushkin: a biography. London: HarperCollins, 2002. 1st. edn. xxix, 731pp. B/w plates, numerous text drawings by Pushkin. Signed by the author on title page. Lacks d/w. Black paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine slightly bumped on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4201) £7.50

8. Black, Stephen A.: Eugene O’Neill: beyond mourning and tragedy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. 1st. P/B edn. xxiv, 543pp. B/w photos. Pictorial card covers with a slight spine crease otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3577) £6.00

9. Carpenter, Humphrey.: Dennis Potter: a biography. London: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st. edn. xi, 672pp. Gift inscription to ffep. D/e very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3960) £7.50

10. Cash, Arthur H.: Laurence Sterne London: Methuen & Co., 1975-86 1st. edn. Two vols. The Early and Middle Years, xxvi(iv) 333pp, The Later years, xxiv, 390 pp. Two cold. frontis. and numerous b/w illus. D/w’s just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a clean, bright set, (Stock ref 2869) £80.00

11. Chaney, Lisa.: Hide-and-Seek With Angels: a life of J. M. Barrie. London: Hutchinson, 2005. 1st. edn. (14)402pp. Many b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3432) £6.50

12. Cohen, Joseph.: Journey to the Trenches: the life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918. London: Robsob Books, 1975. 1st. UK edn. xvi, 224pp. B/w illus. Boards slightly bumped on corners and d/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges. Overall, a very good copy (Stock ref 3556) £10.00

13. Cohen, Joseph.: Journey to the Trenches: the life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918. London: Robson Books, 1992. 1st. P/B edn. xvi,224pp. B/w photos. Pictorial card covers very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3703) £4.50

14. Conradi, Peter J.: Iris Murdoch: a life. London: HarperCollins, 2001. 1st. edn. xl, 706pp. Numerous b/w photos. Various passages “edited” by pencil marks in margins otherwise a fine copy in d/w. (Stock ref 3582) £7.50

15. Curtis, J. A. E.: Manuscripts Don’t Burn: Mikhail Bulgakov, a life in letters and diaries. London: Bloomsbury, 1991. 1st. edn. xiv, 306pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4202) £7.50

16. Davies, Hunter: William Wordsworth: a biography London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980 1st. edn. xiii, 367 pp. 26 b/w illus., map. Top edges dust marked and foredge with some light staining otherwise a very good copy in d/w. (Stock ref 2492) £8.50

17. DeMaria, Robert: The Life of Samuel Johnson: a critical biography Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1993 1st. edn. xviii, 356pp. 26 b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3688) £8.50

18. Fowles, John: Wormholes: essays and occasional writings London: Jonathan Cape, 1998 1st. edn. xxv, 405 pp. Edited and with an introduction by Jan Relf. D/w slightly creased and rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 1867) £7.50

19. Frank, Joseph.: Dostoevsky: the seeds of revolt 1821-1849. London: Robson Books, 1977. 1st. UK edn. xiv, 401pp. 15 b/w illus. D/w faded on spine and showing some light rubbing on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3447) £15.00

20. Fraser, Rebecca: Charlotte Bronte London: Methuen, 1988 1st. edn. xii, 543 pp. B/w illus. Neat gift inscription to ffep. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2175) £10.00

21. Freedman, Ralph.: Hermann Hesse: pilgrim of crisis. London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. 1st. UK edn. xiii, 432pp. 52 b/w photos. Some pp tanned. D/w, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3558) £12.00

22. Glendinning, Victoria.: Jonathan Swift. London: Hutchinson, 1998. 1st. edn. xii, 324pp. B/w illus. Signed by the author to title page and a small, neat gift inscription to reverse of half-title. Price-clipped d/w just a trifle rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3436) £10.00

23. Goytisolo, Juan.: The Memoirs of Juan Goytisolo. London: QWuartet Books, 1989-90. 1st. UK edn. Two vols. “Forbidden Territory” 1931-1956 and “realms of Strife” 1957-1982. (4)235 and (4)261pp. D/w’s a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine set. (Stock ref 3768) £15.00

24. Hamilton, Ian: In Search of J. D. Salinger London: Heinemann, 1988 1st. edn. 222 pp. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2199) £8.00

25. Harman, Claire.: Jane’s Fame: how Jane austen conquered the World. Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2009. 1st. edn. x, 342pp. Cold. and b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3431) £6.00

26. Hastings, Selina: Evelyn Waugh: a biography London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994 1st. edn. xii, 724 pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w just showing some shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2123) £12.00

27. Hibberd, Dominic: Wilfred Owen, the Last Year London: Constable & Co., 1992 1st. edn. (6)224pp. Numerous b/w photos.D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2993) £8.50

28. Hingley, Ronald.: A New Life of Chekhov. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. 1st. edn. xx, 358pp. 22 b/w photos., four text figures.Gift inscription to ffep. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with two tiny nicks. Avery good copy. (Stock ref 3445) £6.50

29. Holloway, Mark: Norman Douglas: a biography London: Secker & Warburg, 1976 1st. edn. xvii(iii), 519 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Ownership initials and date to ffep. Price-clipped d/w slightly faded, particularly on spine, and very slightly creased on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2868) £30.00

30. Kaplan, Louise J.: The Family Romance of the Impostor-Poet Thomas Chatterton. New York: Atheneum, 1987. 1st. edn. xv(3)302pp. B/w illus. D/w just showing some shelf wear. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3704) £9.00

31. Krissdottir, Morine: Descents of Memory: the life of John Cowper Powys New York: Overlook Duckworth, 2007 1st. edn. 480 pp. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2224) £10.00

32. Larkin, Philip.: Selected Letters of Philip Larkin 1940 -1985. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1993. 1st. US edn. xxxvi, 791pp. 37 b/w photos. Edited by Anthony Thwaite. D/w somewhat faded and rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4076) £8.00

33. MacCarthy, Fiona.: William Morris: a life for our time. London: Faber & Faber, 1994. 1st. edn. xix, 780pp. Numerous b/w photos., text drawings. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3342) £30.00

34. Morrison, Robert.: The English Opium Eater: a biography of Thomas De Quincey. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009. 1st. edn. xviii, 462pp. B/w illus. D/w with one tiny tear in top edge of front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3438) £8.50

35. Motion, Andrew: Philip Larkin: a writer’s life London: Faber & Faber, 1993 1st. edn. xx, 570 pp. 55 b/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine and just rubbed on top corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2493) £12.00

36. Novak, Maximillian E.: Daniel Defoe: master of fictions Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001 1st. edn. Frontis. and 17 b/w illus. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3011) £15.00

37. Orwell, George.: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters: volume 1 An Age Like This 1920-1940. London: Secker & Warburg, 1968. 1st. edn. xxiii, 574pp. One b/w photo. Edited by Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus. Blue cloth gilt just a little rubbed on corners and d/w a trifle faded on spine and with two small, closed tears in top edge of back panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3420) £40.00

38. Pearce, Joseph: Wisdom and Innocence: a life of G. K. Chesterton London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1996 1st. edn. xiv, 522 pp. Cartoon frontis. by Max Beerbohm, b/w illus. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2119) £8.00

39. Schapiro, Leonard.: Turgenev: his life and times. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. 1st. edn. xiii, 382pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w faded on spine, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3446) £6.50

40. Stannard, Martin: Evelyn Waugh London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1986-1992 1st. edn. 2 vols. xiv, 537, xx, 523 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Comprises “The Early Years 1903-1939” and “No Abiding City 1939-1966”. D/w’s, a fine set. (Stock ref 2126) £30.00

41. Stannard, Martin.: Muriel Spark: the biography. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009. 1st. edn. xxvi, 627pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3898) £6.50

42. Thwaite, Anthony (ed.).: Selected Letters of Philip Larkin, 1940-1985. London: Faber & Faber, 1992. 1st. edn. xxxvi, 791pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine and lightly rubbed on edges and front panel otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3557) £12.00

43. Tomalin, Claire: The Invisible Woman: the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens London: Viking, 1990 1st. edn. xvi, 317 pp. B/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2176) £6.50

44. Uglow, Jenny.: Elizabeth Gaskell: a habit of stories. London: Faber & Faber, 1993. 2nd. impression. xiv, 690pp. B/w illus. All pp lightly tanned. D/w very slightly creased at spine head and tail otherwise a fine copy (Stock ref 3439) £8.00

45. Walker, Philip.: Zola. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985. 1st. edn. x, 257pp. Price-clipped d/w very slightly creased on top edge, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3948) £5.00

46. Williams, Tennessee: Memoirs Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1975 1st. edn. xix, 264 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Text block slightly spotted on wedges. D/w slightly faded on spine with several tiny, closed tears. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2694) £7.50

47. Ziegler, Philip.: Osbert Sitwell. London: Chatto & Windus, 1998. 1st. edn. xiv, 460pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/wslightly faded on s[ine and rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3579) £5.00