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Thirty-Five Years: 1874-1909

by Wilkinson, Henry Spenser

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Constable and Company Ltd., London, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 325 pages (complete). A placid copy. The green cloth covered boards have sunning, wear, scuffing, a few knocks about the edges and corners, light storage wear. The spine is faded. Gilt titling. There is wear to the head and foot. The… Read more
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$150.00
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Letter to a Hostage

by de St. Exupery, A; Gerst, Jacqueline (trans)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1950
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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William Heinemann, London, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 32 pages (complete). First English translation of St. Exupery's great essay, 'Lettre a un Otage'. A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket itself has some wear, handling and storage marks. It has some storage tanning along the edges.… Read more
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Ik Verkoos de Vrijheid : Het Persoonlijke en Politieke Leven van een Sovjet Functionaris

by Kravchenko, Victor ; Diepenveen, Dra Maura (trans)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Roman-, Boek- en Kunsthandel H Nelissen, Amsterdam, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 384 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A sound, sturdy copy of this translation of "I Chose Freedom" by the famous defector. The boards have scuffing, wear about the edges, handling and storage marks. The spine is handsome. The boards… Read more
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$35.00
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My Sister Eileen

by McKenney, Ruth

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1938
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$55.00

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Chatto & Windus, London, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 201 pages (complete). A resolutely amenable copy. Ex-library (John Orr and Co Lending Library) with consequent stamps, annotations, rebinding, wear, marks, use. The boards have much wear, much marking and staining all about. They are steady and stoic. The contents are aged and… Read more
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$55.00
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My Life and Work

by Ford, Henry ; Crowther, Samuel (collaborator)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1926
Condition
Poor
Edition
9th Australian Edition
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$8.00

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Constalk Publishing Company, Sydney, 1926. 9th Australian Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 288 pages (complete). A stoic copy that has been negligently owned and stored. The boards are considerably worn, marked all about. The boards (on both sides) have small circular punctures (which travel through the consequent pages). Despite the wear the boards are comfortable,… Read more
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A Mingled Yarn

by Mott, Edward Spencer (Nathaniel Gubbins)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$68.00

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Edward Arnold, London, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 348 pages (complete). Ex-library (Public Library Bolotwe) copy with consequent stamps, annotations, wear, marks, usage. A previous reader caustically and peevishly annotated the title page ("A very perverted view of Army Life: I never saw anything like it"). Certainly the vexation prevented that reader to see… Read more
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So Rich a Life

by Codd, Clara M

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1951
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Institute for Theosophical Publicity, Pretoria, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 431 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Clara Codd on the frontispage. Clara Codd, a former Suffragette, was a loved member of the Theosophical Society whose duties included looking after the Australian and South African branches. A genially aging copy. The boards… Read more
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$125.00
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Haarry Randall : Old Time Comedian

by Randall, Harry

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 242 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this memoir by one of the greatest pantomime dames of all time, and one of the most beloved of music hall entertainers, Harry Randall. The boards are much worn, stained, marked, scuffed all about. The… Read more
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Agin the Governments : Memories and Adventures

by Vane, Sir Francis Fletcher

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, London, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 332 pages (complete). An agreeable copy of this memoir of a soldier of extraordinary honour, of a prominent Scout leader of determination, courage and pacifism (he broke with Baden-Powell due to the militarism that the Scout movement was being moved towards). His… Read more
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$300.00
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Sport, Travel, and Adventure in Newfoundland and the West Indies

by Kennedy, Captain W R

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$148.00

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William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Kennedy, Captain W R. 39p pages plus folded map at rear(complete). An amiable copy. The blue boards have stamped gilt decoration and titling (benign). The boards have wear, scuffing, marks all about. They are, however, placid, steady, sure. The… Read more
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The Homerun Kid: The True Story of Ernest Hemingway's Baseball Team

by Mesa, Oscar Blas Fernandez; Sinclair, Brian Gordon; Hurlich, Susana [Translator]

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9781518696480
Item Price
$140.00

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Whiz Bang LLC, Florida, 2015. 2nd Edition. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 183 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Oscar Bles Fernandez Mesa as his nickname "Cayuco Jonronero": "...con: amor y cariño de amigos cubano". Fernandez Mesa was 'The Homerun Kid' (although he has confessed that he had only ever hit one! but it was the first… Read more
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Memories for Tomorrow : The Memoirs of Jean-Louis Barrault

by Barrault, Jean-Louis; Griffin, Jonathan [Translator]

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780500010860
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$5.00

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Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 336 pages (complete). A pleasing copy of this first edition of the first English translation of the memoirs of one of France's greatest and most remembered actors. The dustjacket is neat and tidy. It has a little tanning from shelving. The boards are healthy.… Read more
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Zwischer Wasser und Urwald : erlebnisse und beobachtungen eines arztes im urwalde aquatorialafrikas

by Schweitzer, Albert

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1948
Condition
Good
Edition
School Edition
Item Price
$2.00

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Verlag von J B Wolters nv, Groningen, Batavia, 1948. School Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 125 pages (complete). In German throughout. An assiduously owned copy. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing from shelving and handling. They are secure and sure. The contents have annotations from attentive use. The pages are nonetheless, clean and… Read more
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Memoirs of Jocelyn Fitzgerald Ruthven Master Mariner 1849-1943

by Ruthven, Jocelyn Fitzgerald ; Anderson, Sir Alan G (foreword)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$38.00

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Norman Adlard & Co., Ltd., Ipswich, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 161 pages (complete). A steady copy of this memoir of the extraordinary Ruthven. When he retired from the Orient Line in 1911 he claimed that during his forty-five years at command, he had passed through the Port Phillip Heads 341 times and the… Read more
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$38.00
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Vic : Autobiography of C Victor Thornton II

by Thornton, C Victor

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1995
Condition
Good
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$22.00

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The Author, 1995. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 281 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Thornton on the frontispage (dated: 7/16/95). Thornton was long time Fort Worth industrialist, philanthropist, and civic and community leader C. Victor Thornton, who served as president of Shriners International and President and Chairman of the Board  of Shriners Hospitals for Children. The boards have been… Read more
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Bursting World: An Autobiography: 1936-45

by Butler, Guy

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780908396788
Item Price
$28.00

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David Philip, Publishers, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed. 300 pages (complete).Signed by Guy Butler. A smart copy. The dustjacket is agreeably clean and tidy. There is mild shelving wear to the edges. Otherwise, the dj is very healthy. The boards are handsome. The contents are most gratifying. They… Read more
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Candid Reminiscences : My first thirty years

by Sinclair, Upton

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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T Werner Laurie Ltd., London, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 249 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The boards are placid. They have wear about all edges and corners, scuffing, very mild marks. The contents are benign. The very early and later pages have freckles of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are… Read more
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The Author, 1989. Limited. Softcover. Near Fine/Fair. Signed. 36 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Leo Berkelouw (the son of Isidoor): "With Compliments, on the occassion [sic] of your visit to Berrima 19-9-90". Included is a photograph of Leo Berkelouw. Berkelouw Books has a branch, The Book Barn, in Berrima, New South Wales. Unnumbered… Read more
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More than Skin Deep : A remarkable life story

by Vasilescu, Costel

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780646418865
Item Price
$95.00

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Tevia Pty Ltd, Townsville, Qld, Australia, 2002. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 299 pages (complete). Please note that Costel Vasilescu is not to be confused with the Romanian-Roma trumpeter of the same name. Included: a compliments slip with a handwritten note from Vasilescu's wife, Nita (signed by her). Softcover with flaps. A sure,… Read more
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$95.00
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Our Little Treasure : Memoirs of a Supply Teacher

by Randall, Isobel

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Third printing
Item Price
$50.00

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Pandi Books, Worcester, Worcs. , 2009. Third printing. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 313 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Isobel Randall on the frontispage. A comfortable copy. The covers are bright. They have light wear about the edges from handling. The contents are very clean, clear, confident, generous, congenial. fk. … Read more
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