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Seven Houses: My Life with Books by  Bettina Hürlimann - First Edition - 1976 - from C L Hawley and Biblio.com

Seven Houses: My Life with Books

by Hürlimann, Bettina

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Bodley Head. Hardback. 200pp. First edition. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell. Memoir of the publisher and children's book expert from her early life in Germany to her work in Switzerland. Brown boards with gilt titles to spine are very clean and neat. Dust wrapper is faded to spine and slightly rubbed to edges. Very good copy in good dust wrapper . Hardback. 1976.


  • Bookseller: C L Hawley GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18065
  • Title: Seven Houses: My Life with Books
  • Author: Hürlimann, Bettina
  • Format/binding:Hardback
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0370103742
  • ISBN 13:9780370103747
  • Publisher: Bodley Head
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: Bettina Hürlimann,Children's literature,Book trade,Social history,, Germany,German history,Switzerland,Publishing history,Publishers


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