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

Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington:

Poet, Soldier and Lover 1911–1929

By Vivien Whelpton

An insightful biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his pre-war, wartime and post-war experiences, writings and relationships.

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ISBN: 9780718841591
£27.25 + VAT
Richard and Maria Cosway

Richard and Maria Cosway

By Gerald Barnett

A carefully researched biography of the Cosways, two fascinating but often neglected figures in 18th-century English art history, emphasises their achievements.

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ISBN: 9780718829445
£32.75
Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale

Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale:

Sport, Health and Exercise in eighteenth-century England

By Julia Allen

An exploration of the history of British sport, viewed through the lens of the life and work of Samuel Johnson and his friend and correspondent Hester Thrale.

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ISBN: 9780718892760
£21.00

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718840983
£13.13 + VAT

Kindle eBook
ISBN: 9780718841003
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ISBN: 9780718840990
£17.50 + VAT
A Thackeray Family Biography 1798–1919

A Thackeray Family Biography 1798–1919:

Two Volume Set

By John Aplin

A two-volume biography of William Makepeace Thackeray and his family, including research that sheds light on the lives of his daughters Minny and Annie.

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ISBN: 9780718892265
£48.75
Twelve Miles From a Lemon

Twelve Miles From a Lemon:

Selected Writings and Sayings of Sydney Smith

By Norman Taylor and Alan Hankinson (editors)

A selection of the wit and wisdom of the early 19th-century liberal cleric and founder of The Edinburgh Review, arranged thematically.

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ISBN: 9780718829513
£29.50