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Indirect Journey

By: Harold Hobson [Signed Copy]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 225138

ISBN: 029777543X

Condition: Very Good Condition


280 pages. Tape marks to endpapers/pastedowns. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN: 029777543X. ISBN/EAN: 9780297775430. Inventory No: 225138. Hardcover View more info

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Diaries and Letters 1945-1962

By: Harold Nicolson [Edited by Nigel Nicolson]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1971

Seller ID: 243587

Condition: Good Condition


415 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Pages browned at edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 243587. Paperback View more info

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Metamorphic Saga

By: Harold Otter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Self published:

Seller ID: 232692

Condition: Very Good Condition


175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232692. Paperback View more info

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Are Pigs People

By: Harry Cox

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229313

Condition: Good Condition


159 pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Nyorie Bungey. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229313. Hardcover View more info

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George Moore in Transition: Letters to T. Fisher Unwin and Lena Milman 1894-1910

By: Helmut E. Gerber [Edited and Commentary]

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232723

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This book presents about 300 letters by George Moore, the Irish novelist, poet, dramatist and art critic. 342 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232723. Hardcover View more info

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Report to Saint Peter

By: Hendrik Willem van Loon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225587

Condition: Very Good Condition


Upon the kind of world in which Willem Hendrik van Loon spent the first years of his life 221 pages. Tanning due to age. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. With colour and black and white illustrations . Illustrator: Hendrik Willem van Loon. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225587. Hardcover View more info

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Roots Schmoots - Journeys Among Jews

By: Howard Jacobson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1993

Seller ID: 230851

ISBN: 0140132473

Condition: Good Condition


When fast-breaking political events forced British novelist Jacobson (Peeping Tom) to put off a trip to Lithuania planned as a search for his Jewish roots, he accepted an offer from the BBC to visit Jewish communities around the globe instead. This informed and witty account of his experiences deals with the wide variety of contemporary Jewish life, as well as with how Jacobson's observations affected his own concept of what it means to be a Jew. Riding an emotional roll... View more info

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Sheer Bottled Bliss: My Margaret River Sea Change

By: Ian Parmenter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 2003

Seller ID: 245315

ISBN: 0732276144

Condition: Very Good Condition


Why would a city boy from England with a serious distrust of the country move to rural Western Australia? Australia's best-loved tV chef, Ian Parmenter, shares his experiences, starting with culture shock as the London journalist arrives in Perth in 1971, then moving on to the discovery of his beloved weekender by the Margaret River, and gradually transforming it into a winery producing 3000 bottles of chardonnay a year. Enjoy his adventures and misadventures - which inc... View more info

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My Memoirs - The Autobiography of the Father of Yiddish Literature

By: Isaac Leib Peretz

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1964

Seller ID: 228111

Condition: Good Condition


Translated from the Yiddish by Fred Goldberg. 192 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; United States; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228111. Hardcover View more info

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Ita Buttrose: A Passionate Life

By: Ita Buttrose

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2012

Seller ID: 243757

ISBN: 0670076546

Condition: Very Good Condition


Kerry Packer described her as a 'dedicated and brilliant journalist who has achieved greatness in her industry very early and so quickly' and 'a jewel beyond price'. Cold Chisel wrote a song about her. Rupert Murdoch was so impressed by her talents, he asked her to be the editor-in-chief of both the Daily and Sunday Telegraphs - and in doing so, become the first woman ever to edit a major Australian metropolitan newspaper.In her extraordinary career, spanning over fifty ... View more info

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Daughter of the Queen of Sheba

By: Jacki Lyden

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sceptre: 1998

Seller ID: 247261

ISBN: 0733609023

Condition: Good Condition


As a foreign correspondent, Jacki Lyden has spent her adult life on the frontlines in some of the most dangerous war zones in the world. Her childhood was a war zone of a different kind - her mother suffered from manic-depression. Heartbreaking, hilarious, lyrical, this is a mother-daughter story of the most deeply moving kind. 258 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography:... View more info

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In and Out of China Cities First Three: Anking, Changteh, Nanchow - Missionary Life, Experience and Adventure during the first of three periods of residence in China

By: James Gardiner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Donald F. Pettigrew [Printer]: 1947

Seller ID: 230146

Condition: Good Condition


26 years in China. 164 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Inscription to previous owner on inside cover. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::China; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 230146. Hardcover View more info

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The Best of James Herriot: Favourite Memories of a Country Vet

By: James Herriot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Reader's Digest: 1981

Seller ID: 242793

Condition: Good Condition


The Best of James Herriot is one of the most extraordinary volumes ever devoted to the work and world of a contemporary writer. Within its covers are unforgettable episodes from the remarkable series of memoirs that began with All Creatures Great and Small-"the ones my family and I have laughed at over the years and the ones my readers have said they most enjoyed," as Herriot, himself, put it. Yet the book is far more than a simple anthology: Its gorgeous pages a... View more info

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All Creatures Great and Small - The First Herriot Omnibus Edition

By: James Herriot

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1973

Seller ID: 245063

ISBN: 0330250493

Condition: Good Condition


James Herriot's stories about his life as a vet in Yorkshire have charmed and delighted millions of readers in the twenty years since his first book If Only They Could Talk was published in 1972. All James Herriot's books, including two other omnibus editions, All Things Bright and Beautiful and All Things Wise and Wonderful , are available in Pan. All Creatures Great and Small is the first James Herriot omnibus and contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happe... View more info

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Seven Yorkshire Tales

By: James Herriot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Great Britain, Penguin 60's / Penguin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 246688

ISBN: 0146000218

Condition: Very Good


Penguin 60's are published on the occasion of Penguin's 60th Anniversary. 84 pages. Delightful stories of the joys and heartaches of working with animals. Size: Small Format. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0146000218. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000218. Inventory No: 246688. Paperback View more info

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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

By: James Herriot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 247203

ISBN: 0330237829

Condition: Good Condition


Lesson number one: When taking a cow's temperature the old-fashioned way, never let go of the thermometer ...Now firmly ensconced in the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, recently qualified vet James Herriot has acclimatised to life with his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon. But veterinary practice in the 1930s was never going to be easy, and there are challenges on the horizon, from persuading his clients to let him use his 'modern' eq... View more info

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The Way of a Man - An Autobiography

By: James K. Feibleman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 230171

ISBN: 0818002050

Condition: Very Good Condition


First few pages are a bit wrinkled 401 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0818002050. ISBN/EAN: 9780818002052. Inventory No: 230171. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Picasso & Dora : A Memoir

By: James Lord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England., Phoenix: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: S002071

ISBN: 075380249X

Condition: Good to Very Good


340 pages. Minor foxing to page edges, cover slightly creased. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Art::Art & Design. ISBN: 075380249X. ISBN/EAN: 9780753802496. Inventory No: S002071. Paperback View more info