Historical Biography

Historical Biography

Historical Biography

Historical Biography

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THOMAS BEWICK: The Complete Illustrative Work: 3 Volumes
NIGEL TATTERSFIELD    Book Number: 87599
Published price: £293.50
Bibliophile price: £100.00
Product format: Hardback

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Rare April 2011 first edition published by Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, clothbound in bottle green linen and with gold tooling. Volume one begins an account of the engraving workshop o...
CARAVAGGIO: Life & Times
PATRICK HUNT    Book Number: 87739
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Beautifully illustrated in colour, this is one of the excellent Life & Times series published by Haus Publishing with beautiful layout and colour typography and colour plates. More articles, books...
THOMAS HARDY: Life & Times
TIM DOLIN    Book Number: 87746
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is best known for his Wessex Novels and his home county of Dorset is now known to literary tourists as Hardy Country. Yet his own relationship with his background was a co...
VERDI: Life & Times
BARBARA MEIER    Book Number: 87747
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Beautifully designed with colour typography and many colour plates, this is one of the acclaimed Life & Times Haus Publishing biographies. Giuseppe Verdi, the popular genius behind Rigoletto, Aida...
RENOIR'S DANCER: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon
CATHERINE HEWITT    Book Number: 87724
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Suzanne Valadon was an artist. With her bold contours and plump, self-assured models, her works flew in the face of popular conceptions of femininity and fine art, and added to which, her painting...
SULTAN OF ZANZIBAR
MARTYN DOWNER    Book Number: 87727
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'The Bizarre World of Spectacular Hoaxes of Horace de Vere Cole' here is the story of a volatile, unhappy fantasist who is both a transgressor and a product of his age. A generation kne...
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