Books on Biography

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The Quest for the Historical Jesus. A Critical Study of its Progress from Reimarus to Wrede.

409p green cloth with gilt titles to spine, very well preserved, clean and fresh

£12.00

Paganini Master of Strings.

151p grey hardback with red titles, some foxing to extremities, pages clean and fresh, binding firm

£10.00

Thomas Hunt Morgan. The Man and his Science.

£96.00

xvii 447p hardback in black cloth with black jacket, very good condition, jacket has some wear, ...

£96.00

The Story of Handel's Messiah 1741 - 1784. A Short Popular History.

£16.00

79p hardback with green dustjacket, gift inscription and postcard enclosed from the author, nice ...

£16.00

Stravinsky, transl Frederick and Ann Fuller.

£10.00

viii 264p paperback, spine a little creased, clean and firm copy, some pencil notes inside back ...

£10.00

The Unconscious Beethoven. An Essay in Musical Psychology.

£12.00

xxviii 154p hardback with green unclipped dustjacket, slight foxing to very top edge, pages clean ...

£12.00

Thine Adversaries Roar.

£24.00

xiv 137p cream paperback, very good condition, cover uncreased, obituary laid in

£24.00

Ulrich Wilamowitz-Moellendorff: An Unpublished Autobiography.

20p offprint, grey card cover with "Best, Bill, - Send me any corrections", with plates, ...

£12.00

Marc Bloch: Father, Patriot, and Teacher.

£14.00

16p large format pamphlet, grey card cover, portrait to cover, very good indeed

£14.00

Five Tributes to Ralph A Beals 1899 - 1954.

20p large format pamphlet, portrait frontispiece, grey card cover, calling card attached

£12.00

Niccolo Paganini. Supreme Violinist or Devil's Fiddler?

£10.00

168p hardback with grey illustrated price-clipped dustjacket, very good condition, clean and firm

£10.00

Barbara Hepworth.

Small orange and black paperback booklet, unpaginated, well illustrated with black and white ...

£8.00

295p paperback, light creasing to cover, pages clean and bright

£8.00

G E von Grunebaum, 1909 - 1972. In Memoriam.

12p stapled, oblong booklet, brown card cover, nice design, contributions by Speros Vyronis, ...

£16.00

Bernhard Bischoff, 1906 - 1991.

£24.00

86p slim paperback, white cover with black lettering, frontispiece, contributrions by Horst ...

£24.00

Madame Curie.

xi 393p white paperback, very good condition, English language

£8.00

In Memoriam George Mathewson (1925 - 1973)
(No Author)

£46.00

50p slim booklet marbled paper cover, frontispiece, real photograph inserted, very nice production, ...

£46.00

Hans Schaefer (1906 - 1961)

24p slim booklet grey paper cover, frontispiece, reproduced from typescript, very good, "with ...

£18.00

Catalogue of the Jackson Collection of Manuscript Fragments in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, with a Memoir of Canon J E Jackson and a List of His Work.

xiii 106p plus plates bound in the back, green cloth volume, fresh and clean, with author dedication

£26.00

Neil Ripley Ker 1908 - 1982. A Memorial Address in Magdalen College Chapel.

slim pamplet, sewn, with a poem by Jane McDermott, grey card cover, excellent condition

£15.00

Energy and Empire. A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin.

xxv 866p thick hardback with fresh dustjacket, unused copy, as new

£64.00

I am a Mathematician. The Later Life of a Prodigy.

£16.00

380p large paperback, brown card cover, fresh and clean copy without name or stamps, 1970 printing

£16.00

The Mirror of the Sea. . Memories and Impressions.

£14.00

240p hardback with scarce terracotta dustjacket printed in black, burgundy ribbed cloth very well ...

£14.00

Griechische Profanhistoriker des fünften nachchristlichen Jahrhunderts.

large format hardback, laminated boards with white and dark burgundy panels, an excellent copy, ...

£46.00

Themes, Character, and Politics in Plutarch's Life of Lucullus: The Construction of a Roman Aristocrat.

206p large format hardback, laminated boards with white and dark burgundy panels, an excellent ...

£56.00

Richard Jefferies.

£10.00

310p blue hardback, spine very faded with fraying to ends, pages very fresh and clean,

£10.00

Bunyan.

£10.00

163p hardback with white dustjacket, jacket unclipped but rather marked, foxing to page edges, ...

£10.00

The House on College Avenue: The Comptons at Wooster 1891-1913.

xxiv 265p large paperback, nice clean and tight copy, name to endpaper only, very good indeed

£18.00

Werner Jaeger Reconsidered: Proceedings of the Second Oldfather Conference, Held on the Campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

£36.00

xiv 325p large format paperback, orange lettering to front and spine, excellent condition, note by ...

£36.00

Problems in the Life and Writings of A E Housman at University College, London. The Election of 1892.

£68.00

xiii 261p large paperback, excellent fresh copy, as new, errata inserted

£68.00

Senatoren von Vespasian bis Hadrian: Prosopographische Untersuchungen mit Einschluss der Jahres- und Provinzialfasten der Statthalter.

£46.00

viii 284p original cloth, dustjacket present, bookplate, an excellent clean and tight copy, never ...

£46.00

The Master of Light: A Biography of Albert Michelson.

xi 376p large paperback, black cover, with illustrations, excellent clean and tight copy, never ...

£15.00

Niels Bohr: A Centenary Volume.

£15.00

xv 403p large format paperback, dark green cover, many illustrations throughout, well preserved ...

£15.00

With the Guards to Mexico!

£12.00

209p hardback with colourful dustjacket designed by Osbert Lancaster, light wear to edges of ...

£12.00

Those Twentieth Century Blues.

290p hardback with unclipped dustjacket, signed by the author, excellent copy, first edition

£24.00

Autobiography. A Scholar's Life.

xvii 310p large format paperback, excellent fresh and clean copy, as new = special issue of ...

£36.00

James Joule: A Biography.

£28.00

ix 333p hardback with fresh dustjacket, never used, without name or stamp, as new

£28.00

Über einen verfolgten deutschen Altphilologen: Paul Maas (1880-1964)

140p large paperback, faint green card cover, excellent clean copy, without name or stamp, copy of ...

£46.00

Picasso. His Life and Work.

£12.00

392 hardback with red dustjacket unclipped dustjacket, jacket sunned to spine and light wear to ...

£12.00

The Bloomsbury Cookbook. Recipes for Life, Love and Art.

384p hardback with illustrated dustjacket, excellent copy, as new

£12.00

Proteins, Enzymes, Genes. The Interplay of Chemistry and Biology.

£20.00

xii 784p hardback, orange cloth with blue and yellow jacket, good condition, very light wear to ...

£20.00

Chos smra ba'i dge slong Blo-bzang-chos-kyi-rgyal-mtshan gyi spyod tshul gsal bar ston pa nor bu'i phreng ba.
(No Author)

£56.00

400p paperback, clean and tight, blue illustrated jacket, very well preserved, clean and tight ...

£56.00

Four Soviet Scholars : T A Bykova + A D Lyublinskaya, M P Alekseev + E Laucevicius: Portraits and a few References.

£12.00

14p stapled booklet with portraits, bibliography, Butler sonnet (Not on sad Stygian shore…) in ...

£12.00

A Structural Study of Autobiography: Proust, Leiris, Sartre, Lévi-Strauss.

246p hardback, orange dustjacket present, a clean and well preserved copy oif the first edition, ...

£16.00

The Prophet Armed (Trotsky 1879 to 1921), The Prophet Unarmed (Trotsky 1921 to 1929) and The Prophet Outcast (Trotsky 1929 to 1940)

viii 540p; xii 490p; xv 543p; three small paperback volumes, well preserved, clean, paper yellowing ...

£26.00

Momigliano. Studies on Modern Scholarship.

xxi 340p large format paperback, pages unmarked, binding firm, very good condition

£18.00

Avoid Boring People. Lessons from a Life in Science.

£8.00

xi 347p white paperback, very good condition, almost as new

£8.00

The Devil Drives. A Life of Sir Richard Burton.

£20.00

390p large format hardback, gilt décor to spine, plates, cloth a little soiled to back and a hint ...

£20.00

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