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A range of biographical studies, with an emphasis on the lives of writers, poets, artists, architects, educators and religious figures.

Man of Mercury

Man of Mercury:

The Mind of Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke

By S.W. Jackman

A fascinating account of the life and thought of one of the leading Tory figures of the Georgian era.

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ISBN: 9780718891527
£20.25
Mary Sumner

Mary Sumner:

Mission, Education and Motherhood: Thinking a Life with Bourdieu

By Sue Anderson-Faithful

A biographical study of the Victorian educator Mary Sumner, locating her religious and social activism in the context of class, gender and empire.

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ISBN: 9780718894948
£65.00

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ISBN: 9780718894955
£25.00
Masters of their Craft

Masters of their Craft:

The Art, Architecture and Garden Design of the Nesfields

By Shirley Rose Evans

A masterful work of biography and garden and art history, describing the styles and legacy of the eminent Victorian designers the Nesfields.

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ISBN: 9780718893231
£30.75

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ISBN: 9780718842406
£20.44 + VAT

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ISBN: 9780718842413
£27.25 + VAT
Memory and Legacy

Memory and Legacy:

A Thackeray Family Biography 1876–1919

By John Aplin

Volume II of a major biographical study of William Thackeray and his family, including shedding new light on the lives of his daughters Minny and Annie.

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ISBN: 9780718892258
£27.00

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ISBN: 9780718842123
£23.50 + VAT
Nature's Interpreter

Nature's Interpreter:

The Life and Times of Alexander von Humboldt

By Donald McCrory

An important new biography of the scientist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt, based on the most recent research and scholarship.

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ISBN: 9780718892319
£24.25
Never Ones For Theory?

Never Ones For Theory?:

England and the War of Ideas

By George Watson

The story of how 20th-century English scholars pioneered the study of literary theory years in advance of France or the USA.

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ISBN: 9780718830090
£33.25
Passion For Living

Passion For Living:

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

By R.E. Pritchard

A literary biography of the poet and libertine John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, seeing his work in the literary, intellectual and political contexts of his time.

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ISBN: 9780718892999
£21.00

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ISBN: 9780718840679
£13.13 + VAT

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ISBN: 9780718840549
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ISBN: 9780718840662
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Priest in Deep Water

Priest in Deep Water:

Charles Hopkins and the 1911 Seamen's Strike

By R.W.H. Miller

An account of the remarkable life of Charles Plomer Hopkins, the maritime chaplain and trades unionist who led the first international seamen's strike.

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ISBN: 9780718892326
£27.00
Private Lives of the Ancient Mariner

Private Lives of the Ancient Mariner:

Coleridge and his Children

By Molly Lefebure

A fascinating new study of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, illuminating the poet's deeply troubled personality and relationship with his family.

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ISBN: 9780718893002
£28.25

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ISBN: 9780718841904
£18.56 + VAT

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ISBN: 9780718841911
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ISBN: 9780718841898
£24.75 + VAT
Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington:

Novelist, Biographer and Exile 1930–1962

By Vivien Whelpton

The second volume of the authoritative biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his later public and private lives and writings.

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ISBN: 9780718894771
£27.50