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AUTOBIOGRAPHY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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1 BLAIKLOCK, E.M. (Grammaticus) BETWEEN THE FOOTHILLS AND THE RIDGE: A TALE OF TWO CLIMBERS
Palmerston North The Dunmore Press 1981 0908564724 / 9780908564729 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 104pp. Just a touch of foxing at fore-edge, minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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2 BONDI, Hermann SCIENCE, CHURCHILL AND ME: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HERMANN BONDI, MASTER OF CHURCHILL COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE
Oxford Pergamon Press 1990 008037235X / 9780080372358 First Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark blue laminated pictorial boards, ix + 142pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, text block edges with light foxing, no significant wear. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 45.00 EUR
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3 CHAPMAN, Dick DALLAS PRATT: A PATCHWORK BIOGRAPHY PIECED TOGETHER, FROM HIS JOURNAL AND OTHER WRITINGS
Cambridge Mark Agent 2004 0954748808 / 9780954748807 First Edition Soft Cover 
Large octavo, cream pictorial wraps, 284pp., mono. and colour illustrations. A fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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4 CROFT, Andrew A TALENT FOR ADVENTURE
Hanley Swan The S.P.A, Ltd. 1991 1854211390 / 9781854211392 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, 286pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Some very minor creasing and edge-wear at unclipped dustwrapper, with little impact on a near-fine copy in clear protective wrap. 
Price: 45.00 EUR
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5 DORWARD, Cécile, and DAVIDSON, Ron ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY: THE NINE LIVES OF CÉCILE
Fremantle Fremantle Arts Centre Press 2000 1863682945 / 9781863682947 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff portrait wraps, 319pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Slight curling at wraps, very minor edge-wear. Owner's small inscription at half-title, but a scarcely-used copy, very good, clean and sound . 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A TEA PLANTER, FRASER, W.M.
6 FRASER, W.M. RECOLLECTIONS OF A TEA PLANTER
London The Tea and Rubber Mail Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, 219pp. + index, map. Edges tanned, some tanning/foxing at endpapers, text scarcely affected. Dustwrapper worn with some loss, and with soiling, this more obvious at interior. Owner's signature at fly-leaf. A sound copy. ( Not dated, preface 1935) 
Price: 50.00 EUR
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7 FURNISS, Harry MEMOIRS [three volumes]
Trafford 2000 Soft Cover The Author 
Three volumes, quarto, uniform white pictorial wraps: vol. I (2000) The Flying Game, unpaginated; vol. II (2001) Sea Fever, 163pp; vol. III (2003) Family & Friends, 265pp. Extremely minor wear all round, a near-fine set. Printed on demand titles, but these three are ready to send. 
Price: 60.00 EUR
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8 GILLETT, Robin A FISH OUT OF WATER
Bishop Auckland The Pentland Press 2001 1858215250 / 9781858215259 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, ix + 494pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Spine lean, minor soiling at fore-edge and rear endpaper, nothing significant. Still a good, usable copy in very good dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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9 GITTINGS, Robert (intr.) MEMORIALS OF JOHN FLINT SOUTH
Fontwell Centaur Press 1970 090000018X / 9780900000188 Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, mono. portrait fronts., xii + 220pp. Very slight edge spotting, and no remarkable wear. Near-fine in like, unclipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes], GOWER, Ronald
10 GOWER, Ronald MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes]
London Kegan, Paul, Trench, & Co. 1883 Hard Cover 
Two volumes, large octavo, rebound in modern red quarter leather, red cloth boards, plain gilt rules and titles; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., viii + 422pp; vol. II, etched fronts., 384pp., all edges red. Scattered foxing throughout (chiefly marginal), some marginal loss at several leaves, vol. II, either clipped or torn, but without loss of text; a few isolated pencil notes. Bindings clean. A sound, serviceable set. 
Price: 55.00 EUR
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11 HOGBEN, Lancelot (ed. Adrian and Anne Hogben) SCIENTIFIC HUMANIST: AN UNAUTHORISED AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Woodbridge Merlin Press 1998 0850364701 / 9780850364705 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xvii + 254pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Pages a little tanned, apparently unused, no remarkable wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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12 JAWAHARLAL NEHRU AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY WITH MUSINGS ON RECENT EVENTS IN INDIA
London John Lane at the Bodley Head 1938 Cheap Edition Hard Cover 
Large octavo, cloth, red title at spine, portrait fronts., xiii + 618pp., full-page photo. illustrations. Edges and endpapers browned, with some scattered foxing, scarcely remarkable. Minimal wear, and a good, sound copy. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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13 LA RUE, Danny (with Howard Elson) FROM DRAGS TO RICHES: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
London Viking 1987 0670815578 / 9780670815579 First Edition. Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 254pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Pages quite tanned, very slight wear and tear at dustwrapper extremities. A sound, usable copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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14 LEACH, Bernard BEYOND EAST AND WEST: MEMOIRS, PORTRAITS AND ESSAYS
London Faber & Faber 1978 0571111386 / 9780571111381 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, illustrated endpapers, 320pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Edges just a little foxed/tanned, and with very slight smudging. Minimal wear. A good, sound copy in very good, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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15 LEES-MILNE, James (ed. Michael Bloch) THE MILK OF PARADISE: DIARIES, 1993-1997
London John Murray 2005 0719565804 / 9780719565809 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, line portrait fronts., xiii + 319pp. Extremely light edge tanning, minimal wear. A near-fine copy in clipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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16 ORMEROD, Allan AN INDUSTRIAL ODYSSEY: MEMOIRS OF AN ENGINEER AND TEXTILE INDUSTRIALIST IN A CAREER EXTENDING FROM 1936 TO 1995
Manchester The Textile Institute 1996 1870812913 / 9781870812917 First Edition. Hard Cover 
Large octavo, v + 556pp., mono. illustrations. Minimal wear at dustwrapper. Near-fine in like slip-case. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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17 PHILLIPS, Fred CARIBBEAN LIFE AND CULTURE: A CITIZEN REFLECTS
Kingston Heinemann Publishers (Caribbean) Limited 1991 9766051240 / 9789766051242 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Signed by Author
Large octavo, xii + 252pp., mono. photo. illustrations. Some very minor and inextensive smudging, minor spotting at edges. Small strip of discoloration at dustwrapper margin. A very good, sound copy. Signed, inscribed and dated at title, to the author's friend and colleague, Elizabeth. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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18 RENIER, Olive BEFORE THE BONFIRE
Shipston-on-Stour P. Drinkwater 1984 0946643083 / 9780946643080 Soft Cover 
Square quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, viii + 145pp., untrimmed, mono. illustrations. Edges lightly tanned, negligible smudging at wraps. A very good copy. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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19 ROSENTHAL, Norman (ed.) THE MISFORTUNATE MARGRAVINE: THE EARLY MEMOIRS OF WILHELMINA MARGRAVINE OF BAYREUTH SISTER OF FREDERICK THE GREAT
London Macmillan 1970 0333100476 / 9780333100479 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, 320pp., mono. illustrations, genealogical table. Dustwrapper with closed marginal tear, and creasing at rear turn-in; no significant defects. A good, sound clean copy. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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20 SMITH, Henry THE IMPERSONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ECONOMIST: HOW YOU APPEAR TO ME
Exeter Henrietta Quinnell 1992 0951874004 / 9780951874004 First Edition Soft Cover 
Large octavo, dark blue pictorial wraps, mono. portrait fronts., xi + 202pp. Very slight wear only, minor smudge at bottom edge. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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