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Joan of Arc

By: Edward Lucie-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 246117

ISBN: 014139000X

Condition: Good Condition


From her sudden burst upon the scene in the spring of 1429 to her humiliating execution at the stake in Rouen in 1431, Joan of Arc achieved astonishing feats that changed the face of the kingdom of France. In this text, Edward Lucie-Smith charts the action of her brief life - the journey from rural Lorraine to the tensions of the Dauphin's court, the siege of Orleans, the coronation in Reims and Joan's trial and execution, providing a humanitarian biography of the Maid of Orleans. 326 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biogr... View more info

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Alone Together

By: Elena Bonner

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 230688

ISBN: 0002712024

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The Wife of Soviet physicist and Nobel Laureate Andrei Sakharov tells for the first time he harrowing story of their life in exile in the city of Gorky. 270 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002712024. ISBN/EAN: 9780002712026. Inventory No: 230688. Hardcover View more info

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D.H. Lawrence - The Failure And The Triumph Of Art

By: Eliseo Vivas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 244678

Condition: Good Condition


300 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 244678. Hardcover View more info

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It Was a Different Game: The Elmer Layden Story

By: Elmer Layden with Ed Snyder

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Jersey, USA., Prentice Hall: 1969

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 232848

Condition: Very Good


B/W photos. The Elmer Layden Story. A nostagic picture of a bygone era. 175 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232848. Hardcover View more info

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Unforgettable Women of the Century

By: Eric Levin [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc: 1998

Seller ID: 248322

ISBN: 1883013364

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Celebrates the lives of such notable women as Marlene Dietrich, Georgia O'Keefe, Ann Frank, Marie Curie, Margaret Sanger, and Sally Ride 159 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1883013364. ISBN/EAN: 9781883013363. Inventory No: 248322. Hardcover View more info

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Fanny - In Three Books

By: Erica Jong

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Granada: 1980

Seller ID: 241500

ISBN: 0246114274

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bing the true history of the adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones 496 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0246114274. ISBN/EAN: 9780246114273. Inventory No: 241500. Hardcover View more info

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Children of a Toxic Harvest

By: Eve Hillary

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Australia, Lothian: 1997

Edition: Softcover

Seller ID: 249639

ISBN: 0850918502

Condition: Very Good Condition


The chilling, true story of Eve Hillary and her children who were the unwitting victims of pesticide abuse. Their family life and health were devastated by this acute environmental attack and they found unsympathetic ears in the medical profession -- from doctors who were completely ignorant of her symptoms and could find no basis in medicine for her condition. Fighting alone, Eve battled hardship and isolation, eventually having to move to an isolated area of the country where she could have a garden unspoiled by pesticide usage.-- A terrifying true story about the perils of using pesticides ... View more info

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Theodore E. Burton - American Statesman

By: Forrest Crissey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, The World Publishing Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200

Condition: Very Good Condition


352 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 2200. Hardcover View more info

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Brotherhood: Stories of Courage and Resilience

By: Fr Jeff O'Hare

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking / Penguin: 2010

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 232990

ISBN: 0734308337

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The Brotherhood of St Laurence first opened its doors in Newcastle in 1930 before moving to Melbourne in 1933. For more than 75 years it has worked tirelessly to deliver care, support and friendship to disadvantaged people. here we meet 29 of these extraordinary people. 194 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inscribed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780734308337. Inventory No: 232990. Paperback View more info

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Freddy Lonsdale

By: Frances Donaldson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225212

Condition: Good Condition


A biography of one of the London theatre s most important wits and playwrights. Donaldson discusses the life and work of the man who wrote over twenty plays and musicals that were produced in London in the first half of the 20th century. 257 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225212. Hardcover View more info

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P.G. Wodehouse: The Authorized Biography

By: Frances Donaldson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Futura: 1983

Seller ID: 249633

ISBN: 0708823564

Condition: Good Condition


An authorised biography of Wodehouse by a writer who first met him in 1921 and who was given unique access to his private papers. Foxing to covers. 399 pages. Pages browned. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0708823564. ISBN/EAN: 9780708823569. Inventory No: 249633. Paperback View more info

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Boccaccio [Writers of the World Series]

By: Francis MacManus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward: 1947

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 229235

Condition: Good Condition


Includes fold out picture of Florence in the days of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Maroon boards lightly marked. 267 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229235. Hardcover View more info

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The Uncompromising Heart: A Life of Marie Mancini: Louis XIV's First Love

By: Francoise Mallet-Joris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farra, Straus & Giroux: 1966

Seller ID: 232726

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brien. Drawing upon Marie Mancini's own memoirs and correspondence, she uses all her talents as a novelist and psychologist to bring to life this fascinating indomitable creature of the Sun King's Court. 274 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 232726. Hardcover View more info

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An Only Child

By: Frank O'Connor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1962

Edition: Overseas Edition

Seller ID: 225522

Condition: Good Condition


Enjoy an irresistible feast of humour and discover the joys of French rural living with Peter Mayle's bestselling, much-loved account of "A Year In Provence". Peter Mayle and his wife did what most of us only imagine doing when they made their long-cherished dream of a life abroad a reality: throwing caution to the wind, they bought a glorious two hundred year-old farmhouse in the Luberon Valley and began a new life. In a year that begins with a marathon lunch and continues with a host of gastronomic delights, they also survive the unexpected and often hilarious curiosities of rural li... View more info

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Five Lives

By: Frank Pakenham, Earl of Longford

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Catholic Book Club: 1964

Seller ID: 228061

Condition: Good Condition


Dust jacket has a light stain mark to ffep. 280 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228061. Hardcover View more info

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Blood Washes Blood

By: Frank Viviano

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225264

ISBN: 0712684328

Condition: Very Good Condition


Part detective story, part memoir, this book also provides a memorable account of a Mediterranean island under attack by a criminal society. More than a century ago, the author's namesake was murdered in Sicily. The dead relative was a revolutionary and a thief, nicknamed the Monk. His sudden death ultimately drove his family to America and set in motion an 800-year conspiracy of silence. Intrigued by a reference to the event and to the name of the murderer by his dying grandfather, Vivano returned to his homeland to delve into the obscure history of his family's dark and mysterious past when ... View more info

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Blood Washes Blood

By: Frank Viviano

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248686

ISBN: 0712684328

Condition: Good Condition


Part detective story, part memoir, this book also provides a memorable account of a Mediterranean island under attack by a criminal society. More than a century ago, the author's namesake was murdered in Sicily. The dead relative was a revolutionary and a thief, nicknamed the Monk. His sudden death ultimately drove his family to America and set in motion an 800-year conspiracy of silence. Intrigued by a reference to the event and to the name of the murderer by his dying grandfather, Vivano returned to his homeland to delve into the obscure history of his family's dark and mysterious past when ... View more info

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Franz Kafka

By: Franz Baumer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co: 1971

Seller ID: 249349

Condition: Good Condition


122 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Literature::Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 249349. Paperback View more info