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Image for Dizzy : The Life and Nature of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Dizzy : The Life and Nature of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011757

Condition: Good


Clean, bright copy - 284 pages including index. Contains 22 illustrations. Some light fading to blue boards. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Charles II : His Life and Likeness

Charles II : His Life and Likeness

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030325

Condition: Very Good


Portrait of the sanest, most human and civilised of monarchs which is packed with anecdotes. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear - 274 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Extraordinary People

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042902

Condition: Very Good


In this, his last biographical work, the 'best popular biographer of our time' writes with all his accustomed fluency and zest and the result is a book which is consistently and delightfully entertaining. Includes portraits of Henry Fielding, Rev. Samuel Ogden, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, Anna Seward, Thomas Day, Thomas Paine, Wilkie Collins etc. A very good clean copy in an unclipped dustjacket. 267 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Hero of Delhi

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1948

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066696

Condition: Good


Biography of John Nicholson who received cadetship to the Bengal Infantry at the age of sixteen, and during his short life became a legend to the Sikhs and to certain fakirs who called themselves Nikal-seynites. Previous owner's message on front endpaper else a good clean paperback with edgewear to covers and rubbed patch to rear cover. 255 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info