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. Arkell, David.: Alain-Fournier: a brief life. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1986. 1st. edn. 178pp. Many b/w photos. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3602) £7.50

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. Holmes, Richard.: Coleridge, Darker Reflections. London: HarperCollins, 1998. 1st. edn. xii, 622pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. D/w a little rubbed along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3421) £6.50

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. McCormack, Jerusha Hull: The Man Who Was Dorian Gray New York: Palgrave, 2000 1st. edn. xiv, 353 pp. 22 b/w illus. D/w very slightly creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2460) £8.00

30. 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

31. 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

32. Nokes, David.: Jonathan Swift, a Hypocite Reversed: a critical biography. Oxford: Oford University Press, 1985. 1st. edn. xix, 427pp. Eight b/w illus. Blue cloth boards a little bumped on bottom corners and d/w slightly rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3441) £8.00

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. Warner, Alan: Clay is the Word: Patrick Kavanagh, 1904-1967 Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1973 1st. edn. 144 pp. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and with some light staining but, overall, a very good copy. (Stock ref 1476) £15.00

42. 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

43. 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