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$12.39
2a9/16

PRISONER BEYOND THE CHINDWIN


CORPE, HILDA R.:

Ex lib, minimal markings, 158pp, illus, VG- (sl edge wear, v sl internal separation at rear hinge, v sl sunned soiled & rubbed) d/w POOR (tatty)

PUBLISHER: Arthur Baker, London, 1955

KEYWORDS: autobiography autobiography hilda r corpe mrs tun tin burma ww2 prisoner japanese 14th army

$10.00
xxaqc12833

Blood Washes Blood


VIVIANO, FRANK

octavo paperback (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs

PUBLISHER: arrow

KEYWORDS: autobiography sicily italy history autobiography crime frank viviano specials

$45.00
2f3/37

Soldiers and Sherpas: A Taste for Adventure


STOKES, BRUMMIE

First edition, octavo, blue cloth boards with gold lettering to spine, illus eps front & rear, frontispiece, 250 pp, illus, VG+ (owner's name in ink to fep, v slight foxing to eps) in VG+ d/w (slight creasing to plastic cover, 1cm chip to top right corner of d/w, v slight browning fold-in flaps)

PUBLISHER: Michael Joseph 1988

KEYWORDS: Brummie Stokes mountaineering adventure autobiography climbing autobiography military campaigns soldier Mt Everest SAS British Army

$27.89
2g6/48

GLOVES,GLORY AND GOD


ARMSTRONG HENRY:

first edition 224pp ills. VG- (green cloth w.gilt lettering to spine,sl.rubbed w.minor stains incl.water stain to rear board,sl.sunned,extremities v.sl.bumped,dealer's label to front pastedown,bookplate to ffep,sl.foxing throughout,edges sl.soiled/foxed,sl.cocked) in G+ d/w (rubbed w.some minor stains,sl.sunned,extremities bumped and chipped incl.3cm loss to foot of spine and 3cm closed tear to head of front hinge,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: peter davies london 1957

KEYWORDS: boxing autobiography sport

$22.30
1g60/6

MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY


MCCLURE, S S:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 266pp VG+(v sl cocked,v sl bruised corners, v sl bumped spine head & foot,v sl sunned spine, v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1914

KEYWORDS: autobiography mcclure america history

$11.15
1d23/13

ESCAPE


JORDAN, FRITZ:

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps pkts etc) 278pp VG+(v sl gum stains to ep's & boards,v sl bumped spine head & foot)d/w VG+(in plastic,v sl sunned, v sl rubbed)

PUBLISHER: south brunswick new york 1970

KEYWORDS: history war autobiography palestinian

$13.94
1e1/13

AN ESSAY IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY


PASTERNAKM, BORIS

ex libris (usual cancellations markings, pocket etc), 160pp, B&W photo illust, near excellent (sl cocked, head and foot of spine sl bumped, s; bumped extremities), d/w very good + (sl rubbed , sl sunned, head of spine sl chipped, sl wearing to extremities

PUBLISHER: collins and harvill press london 1959

KEYWORDS: boris pasternak autobiography, russia history ww1 literature

$13.94
1f45/33

NATURALIST IN TWO WORLDS


random recollections of a university president

RUTHVEN, ALEXANDER G;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc) pp162, cond excellent (tight square copy, clean white paper, never been issued) cond d/w excellent (in plastic, rear flap trimmed).

PUBLISHER: the university of michigan press, michigan 1963

KEYWORDS: autobiography, alexander ruthven, university of michigan (1929 - 51)

$13.94
1f47/18

FAIR FIGHTS AND FOUL


a dissenting lawyer's life

ARNOLD, THURMAN;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc), 292pp, cond. excellent+ (tight square copy), d/w excellent- (back flap trimmed and attached to front ep, in plastic).

PUBLISHER: harcourt, brace & world, new york 1951

KEYWORDS: law, autobiography, thurman arnold

$13.94
1f47/10

A CASE FOR THE YARD


RAWLINGS, WILLIAM;

ex libris (usual cancellation stamps, pockets etc), 191pp, illus, cond v good+ (usual shelf wear), d/w very good (sl tears & creases to extremities).

PUBLISHER: john long, london 1961

KEYWORDS: autobiography, william rawlings, crime, new scotland yard

$69.71
manOA/3

Sara


Monsieur Nicholas

BRETONNE de la, RESTIF

Limited numbered edition, scarce, 270pp incl 8pp appendix, blue paper boards with orange cloth spine, gilt embossed emblem on front & gilt lettering on spine, hand-made all rag Auvergne paper, 1st English translation, VG (discolouration to edges, pages mod water marked & v sl foxed, sunned spine, 3 corners sl bruised, sl shelf wear, tiny marks on boards)

PUBLISHER: John Rodker London 1927

KEYWORDS: eighteenth century French autobiography Monsieur Nicholas

$13.94
1e2/34

THE RIGHT TIME


the autobiography of harry golden

GOLDEN, HARRY

ex libris(usual cancell. m'kings, pckt etc), 450pp, b&w photo illust, near excell (v sl cocked, sl rubbed, sl gum stains to fr and rear fep's), d/w v gd+ (in plastic, sl discol'ns)

PUBLISHER: g p putnam's sons new york 1969

KEYWORDS: harry golden autobiography america literature history

$13.94
1e2/17

PASTERNAK: I REMEMBER


sketch for an autobiography

PASTERNAK, BORIS

ex libris (usual cancell. m'kings, pckt etc), 192pp, b&w illust, near excell.( head & foot spine v sl bumped), d/w (sl sunned spine, sl cocked, sl rubbed, head spine v sl chipped, lwr spine and extrem's sl worn)

PUBLISHER: pantheon new york 1959

KEYWORDS: boris pasternak autobiography russia literature

$13.94
1e2/18

FIFTY YEARS A JOURNALIST


STONE, MELVILLE E.

ex libris (usual cancell. m'kings, pcket etc), 371pp, b&w photo illust, very good (head & foot sp sl chipped, corners sl bruised, discol'tion to spine, fr & rear bd's, fr extrem'y sl scuffed, sl label residue to fr bd, fr and rear pep's sl loose)

PUBLISHER: heinmann london 1922

KEYWORDS: melville stone autobiography journalism america

$13.94
1e2/23

KINGSLEY MARTIN


portrait and self-portrait

MARTIN, KINGSLEY (JONES, MERVYN ED.)

ex libris (usual cancell. m'kings, pckt etc), 166pp, b&w photo illust, near excell (head & foot spine sl bumped, sl gum residue to fr and rear fep's, sl creasing to rear fep), d/w (in plastic, sl discol'tion to lwr rear extrem's and upper corner)

PUBLISHER: barrie 7 jenkins london 1969

KEYWORDS: kingsley martin biography autobiography editor england journalism

$13.94
1e2/21

BOOKS AND MYSELF


memoirs of an editor

HAMMERTON, J. A.

ex libris (usual cancell. m'kings, pckt etc), 343pp, b&w illust, sl cocked, sl sunned spine, head & foot spine sl bumped, corners sl bruised, booksellers label on fr fep) d/w (fr and rear flaps only, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: mcdonald & co london nd.

KEYWORDS: john hammerton autobiography author england memoirs

$13.94
1e5/11

INCURABLE PHYSICIAN


an autobiography

ALVAREZ, WALTER C.

ex libris (usual cancel m'kings, pckt etc), 274pp, very gd + (head and tail spine sl bumped, corners sl rounded, sl rubbed), d/w v gd+ (in plastic, head and tail spine sl bumped, sl rubbed, rear flap cut and attached to fr ep)

PUBLISHER: prentice-hall new jersey 1963

KEYWORDS: walter alvarez autobiography america medicine

$11.15
1e6/1

MY DEAR TIMOTHY


an autobiographical letter to his grandson

GOLLANCZ, VICTOR

ex libris (usual cancel m'kings pkt etc), 439pp & 1p advert, b&w photo illus, v gd+ (head and tail spine sl bumped, corners sl bruised, sl cocked, sl rubbing), d/w v gd (head and tail spine chipped, lwr fr cover chipped, corners and extrem's chipped and worn)

PUBLISHER: camelot press london 1952

KEYWORDS: autobiography england victor gollancz judaism socialism history

$11.15
1e3/10

PATHWAYS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW


a personal narrative

KUHN, ARTHUR K.

ex libris (usual cancell m'kings, pcket etc), 239pp, near excell (head & tial spine sl bumped, corners v sl bruised), d/w very good + (head & tail spine, extrem's and corners sl worn, fr flap clipped, rear cover chipped, spine sl sunned)

PUBLISHER: macmillan new york 1953

KEYWORDS: arthur k. kuhn autobiography international law war history

$13.94
1e2/37

PEOPLE AND LIFE


memoirs of 1891-1917

ILYA EHRENBURG

ex libris (usual cancell. m'kings, pckt etc), 240pp, near excell (spine head & foot sl bumped, corners sl bruised), d/w (sl sunned sp, head foot, extrem's sl worn, corners sl scuffed)

PUBLISHER: macgibbon & kee london 1961

KEYWORDS: ilya ehrenburg autobiography memoirs russia literture

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