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The Envoy From Mirror City Autobiography 3
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The Envoy From Mirror City Autobiography 3

By Frame, Janet

London: Flamingo. Very Good. 1993. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Light cover creases, slight crack to edge worn spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Sara Schwartz. ; 192 pages; The third volume in New Zealand writer Janet Frame's autobiography in which she recounts leaving New Zealand for Europe on a literary scholarship. Escaping from a rainy 1950s London of Soho cafes and Clapham bedsits, she travels to Spain where she has her first love affair, an experience both traumatic and exhilarating. .

$5.65

On My Way to the Club
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On My Way to the Club

By Kennedy, Ludovic

London: Fontana Press. Very Good-. 1990. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases, sunned spine, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fourth printing. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Sarah Perkins. ; B&W Photographs; 432 pages; Ludovic Kennedy's autobiography recounting his life as a Naval officer, historian, Liberal politician, newscaster, television presenter and interviewer, documentary-maker, writer, and campaigner against miscarriages of justice. .

$5.93

Behind the Chalet School A Biography of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
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Behind the Chalet School A Biography of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

By McClelland, Helen

London: Bettany Press. Very Good. 2002. Second Edition; Second Printing. Paperback. Bump with small associated split to top of spine. ; Second printing of second edition, 2002. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover photo by Vivian's studio, 1954.; B&W Photographs; 320 pages; Revised edition of the biography of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer with additional information of her early life and Chalet School locations. Includes an appendix of the sometimes problematic chronology of the Chalet School series. .

$10.11

About My Father's Business
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About My Father's Business

By Beckwith, Lillian

London: Arrow Books. Very Good. 1974. Reprint; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Crease to front cover, light foxing to edges of reading block, paper starting to tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Illustrations; 192 pages; Autobiographical account of growing up in a typical small corner grocer's shop in a Cheshire town in the years before the Second World War. .

$4.16

From the Steppes to the Savannah
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From the Steppes to the Savannah

By Porajska, Barbara

Port Erin, Isle of Man: Ham Publishing Company Ltd.. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some shelf wear and tear with some water staining to unclipped DJ, top forecorners lightly bumped and rubbed, slight foxing to edges of reading block with some spotting and staining to a few internal leaves. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Photographs; 144 pages; In September 1939, Barbara Porajska was nine-years-old and living with her family in Eastern Poland when the Red Army invaded. Her father went missing, and she and her family were transported in cattle trucks to central Soviet Asia. A moving account of survival and how they managed to make a new home in Africa when they were fnally allowed to leave the Soviet Union. .

$7.12

Jung And The Story Of Our Time
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Jung And The Story Of Our Time

By Van Der Post, Laurens

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-. 1981. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Light cover creases and shelf wear, slightly sunned spine, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Third printing, 1981. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 288 pages; Laurens van der Post first met Jung shortly after Word War II when Jung was in his seventies. He was immediately impressed both by Jung's intellect and his warmth and stature as a man. This book is both the stroy of their freindship and an unflinching portrait of a pioneering genius. .

$5.65

The Silent Twins
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The Silent Twins

By Wallace, Marjorie

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Good+. 1988. Reprint; Sixth Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with split to top of spine, pencil gift message to inside rear cover, paper edge toned with some foxing. ; Sixth printing, 1988. Good reading copy. Cover design by Nicky Downes. ; 240 pages; Investigation into the hidden world of identical twins, June and Jennifer Gibbons, who from childhood rejected the outside world, refusing to speak to adults, even their parents. .

$5.05

Teak-wallah
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Teak-wallah

By Campbell, Reginald

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1937. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, some grime to spine with corners lightly bumped, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First cheap edition, first impression, October 1937. Grey cloth boards with embossed lines to boards and black motif to front and lettering to spine. ; 320 pages; Autiobiographical account of the experiences of a British ex-naval officer who became a forest assistant working with elephants in the jungles of northern Siam. .

$14.26

Margaret Ogilvy By Her Son
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Margaret Ogilvy By Her Son

By Barrie, J M

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1897. Second Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, some foxing to inside covers and endpapers, pencil name to inside front cover. ; Second edition completing twentieth thousand. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, rough cut edges with gilt to top of reading block. Four pages of publisher's adverts at rear. ; 216 pages; Barrie's biography of his mother and her reaction to of the loss of his elder brother, David, in a tragic skating accident just shy of his fourteenth birthday. Margaret Ogilvy gained comfort from the idea that David would always remain a boy and thus this may have influenced Barrie's creation of Peter Pan. .

$12.78

The Swan King  Ludwig II of Bavaria
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The Swan King Ludwig II of Bavaria

By McIntosh, Christopher

London: Robin Clark Ltd. Very Good-. 1986. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Light reading creases to slightly sunned spine, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 224 pages; Ludwig II, the so-called Mad King of Bavaria, was one of the enigmatic figures of the 19th century. A man of wildly eccentric temperament and touched by a rare, imaginative genius, Ludwig II of Bavaria is remembered both for his patronage of Richard Wagner and for the fabulous palaces which he created as part of a dream-world to escape the responsibilities of state. At the age of 40, declared insane in a plot to depose him, Ludwig died in mysterious circumstances. .

$8.62

It isn't This Time of Year at All!
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It isn't This Time of Year at All!

By Gogarty, Oliver St.John

London: Sphere Books Limited. Very Good. 1983. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light shelf wear. ; Nice tight, flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. ; 256 pages; Gogarty's autobiography revealing the background to the opening scene of Ulysses and other memories of Dublin in it's Golden Age. .

$5.65

Flat On My Back
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Flat On My Back

By Baxter, Alida

London: Star Books. Very Good. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, some shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First printing, 1976. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; Cartoons; 192 pages; First part of Baxter's autobiography. .

$4.16

Evita, First Lady A Biography of Eva Peron
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Evita, First Lady A Biography of Eva Peron

By Barnes, John

New York: Grove Press. Very Good-. 1999. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Light shelf wear, bar code sticker to rear cover, ink message to top of front endpaper, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fifth printing, 1999. Cover design by Ralph Wernli. ; B&W Photographs; 208 pages; Eva Peron rose from poverty to become the hypnotically powerful first lady of Argentina. To millions of poor people she was a saviour, to her enemies she was a monstrous dictator. This biography explores the paradox of Evita, the champion of the poor who attacked the rich, and by doing so became the wealthiest woman in the world. .

$5.65

Out of Africa
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Out of Africa

By Dinesen, Isak

London: Guild Publishing. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1986. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Missing DJ if issued, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Faux leather boards with gilt lettering to spine and decorations to front cover and spine, decorated endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. ; 272 pages; Facsimile of the 1938 first edition. A memoire of Baroness Blixen's life in Kenya, where she ran a coffee plantation at Ngong, initially with her husband until their divorce in 1921, and then on her own until the collapse of the coffee market in 1931. .

$8.62

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

By Lee, Laurie

London: World Books. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1970. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Missing DJ, corners lightly bumped, some shelf and edge wear with small split to top of spine. Ink name to inside front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of readng block. ; Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Good reading copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 256 pages; Laurie Lee's second part of his autobiography. It was 1934 and a young man walked to London from the security of the Cotswolds to make his fortune. He was to live by playing the violin and by labouring on a London building site. Then, knowing one Spanish phrase, he decided to see Spain. For a year he tramped through a country in which the signs of impending civil war were clearly visible. .

$8.03

Cherry  A Memoir
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Cherry A Memoir

By Karr, Mary

London: Picador. Near Fine. 2002. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Nice tight, flat copy, no names or marks inside, apears unread and near as new. Cover photo by Roy Mehta. ; 288 pages; Sequel to The Liars' Club. Karr's second part of her autobiography charts her late adolescence and early womanhood. Yearning for the ideal love that will make her whole again, she throws in her lot with an outrageous band of surfers, yogis and bona fide geniuses. .

$5.65

Hugh The Unofficial and Unauthorised Biography of Hugh Grant
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Hugh The Unofficial and Unauthorised Biography of Hugh Grant

By Whitehead, Dan

London: Kandour Ltd. Very Good+. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Light shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Rex Features. ; Kandour Biographies; 192 pages; Unauthorised biography of the popular English actor. .

$4.16

Memories
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Memories

By Huxley, Julian

London: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1972. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light edge and shelf wear, some reading creases, ink name and date to front endpaper. ; Nice tight copy. Cover design uncredited. ; B&W Photographs; 288 pages; Autobiography of the noted scientist covering the period rom his birth to the beginnings of his involvemnet with UNESCO. .

$5.05

No One Here Gets Out Alive
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No One Here Gets Out Alive

By Hopkins, Jerry; Sugerman, Danny

London: Plexus Publishing Ltd. Near Fine. 1980. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Trade PB; 8.90 X 6 X 1 inches . First printing of trade paperback edition. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover design by Thomas Nozkowski with William Giersbach. ; B&W Photographs; 400 pages; The definitive biography of Jim Morrison stripping bare the facts from the fantasies of his life and mysterious death in Paris in 1971. .

$21.40

When Heaven and Earth Changed Places   A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from  War to Peace
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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace

By Hayslip, Le Ly & Jay Wurts

New York: Plume Books. Near Fine. 1990. Reprint; Ninth Printing. Paperback. Trade PB; 8.90 X 6 X 1 inches . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover design based on the poster from the film adaptation. ; 384 pages; A memoir of the Vietnam war telling the story of a young peasant girl's struggle to survive. Contrasting a peaceful childhood, a war-torn adolescence and her first return to Vietnam and her family from America in 1986. .

$17.83

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