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Autobiography/Biography/Memoir

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Autobiography/Biography/Memoir

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Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, The: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844
1 Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, The: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844
Hawthorn, VIC, Australia Lloyd O'Neil P/L 1970 Reprint Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 648gms, 349 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Australians From Everywhere: Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society
2 Australians From Everywhere: Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society
Kensington, Australia Bay Books 0858359154 / 9780858359154 Edition Not Stated Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 1005gms, 280 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The hinge is begin to crack from the text block revealing the webbing at the front endpaper. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
3 Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
London, UK Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc 1979 0333265580 / 9780333265581 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Fair Fair Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Ex-library book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition, with plastic cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
4 Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
London, UK Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc 1979 0333265580 / 9780333265581 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
5 Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures
London, UK Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc 1979 0333265580 / 9780333265581 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket shows heavy chipping, a few small tears to corners and one large 2-3inch tear to front side. Title page has a large corner cut out, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Hear the Train Blow, Adam-Smith, Patsy
6 Adam-Smith, Patsy Hear the Train Blow
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Thomas Nelson Australia 1981 0170059952 / 9780170059954 Expanded Illustrated Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, expanded illustrated edition, 758gms, 180 pages. Patsy Adam-Smith's classic autobiography of growing up in the bush. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping, plus some light fading to spine, edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo: A History of the Marx Brothers and a Satire on the Rest of the World, Adamson, Joe
7 Adamson, Joe Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo: A History of the Marx Brothers and a Satire on the Rest of the World
London, England Coronet Books 1974 0340188073 / 9780340188071 Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint edition, 346gms, 464 pages. Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
Living Free: The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs, Adamson, Joy
8 Adamson, Joy Living Free: The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs
London, United Kingdom Collins & Harvill Press 1961 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Good Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with green, white and brown illustrated boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 675gms, 146 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. The continuation of George and Joy Adamson's relationship with Elsa, from the time of her mating with a wild lion until her cubs were a year old, is now described in Living Free. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, several small tears to jacket with one no longer than 2 inches long, some creases to dust jacket, message to previous owner on endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
I Was Hitler's Reluctant Guest, Ahronson, Ellis
9 Ahronson, Ellis I Was Hitler's Reluctant Guest
Ourimbah, Australia BookBound Publishing 2001 1876231351 / 9781876231354 First Edition Paperback Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 246 pages. I was Hitler's reluctant guest tells the story of how the author and others coped with both the lighter and more tragic moments while being prisoners of war in Nazi Germany during World War 2. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, front cover slightly curled, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Madam Secretary: A Memoir, Albright, Madeleine
10 Albright, Madeleine Madam Secretary: A Memoir
New York, USA Talk Miramax Books 2004 140504831X / 9781405048316 Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 844g, 562pgs. The fascinating story of America's first female Secretary of State. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself, Alda, Alan
11 Alda, Alan Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself
London, England Hutchinson & Co 2007 0091921066 / 9780091921064 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 318gms, 209 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 11.00 AUD
 
 
Spy Went Dancing, The: My Further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
12 Aline, Countess of Romanones Spy Went Dancing, The: My Further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
New York, NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1990 039913509X / 9780399135095 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover, first edition, 654g, 319pgs, coloured endpapers. It is 1966: the war has been over for more than twenty years when an ace operative, code name "Tiger," is called out of semi-retirement by the CIA for a crucial mission: to uncover a highly placed NATO mole who is gravely threatening U.S. security. But "Tiger" is no ordinary spy; she is Aline, Countess of Romanones, an internationally prominent socialite who can mix naturally in the right European circles and charm people into saying more than they intend to. She is the perfect operative to beat the mole at his own deadly game. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
Destroyer Man, Alliston, John
13 Alliston, John Destroyer Man
Richmond, (Vic) Australia Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd 1985 0909104816 / 9780909104818 First Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 188 pages, illustrated endpapers. John Alliston's modest yet evocative account of naval warfare reveals his deep and passionate love of destroyers, their lean, elegant lines and enormous power. Book is in good condition with very little general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, some minor tears to cover no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
Actors's Life, The: Charlton Heston: Journal 1956-1976, Alpert, Hollis (ed)
14 Alpert, Hollis (ed) Actors's Life, The: Charlton Heston: Journal 1956-1976
New York, USA E. P. Dutton 1978 0525050302 / 9780525050308 Second Edition Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with blue and white boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,075gms, 482 pages, blank endpapers. Here is a fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, mild page discolouration and fading to dust jacket, mild tearing to jacket no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl By Aman, Aman; Barnes, Virginia Lee; and Boddy, Janice
15 Aman; Barnes, Virginia Lee; and Boddy, Janice Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl By Aman
London, United Kingdom Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 1995 0747520224 / 9780747520221 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 270gms, 349 pages. Aman takes the reader beyond the headlines of a war-torn country to tell the true story of what life is like for a woman in Somalia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
Jackie After Jack: Portrait of the Lady, Anderson, Christopher
16 Anderson, Christopher Jackie After Jack: Portrait of the Lady
Ringwood, Australia Penguin Books Australia Ltd 1998 0670881600 / 9780670881604 First Australian Edition Paperback Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paperback, First Australia Edition, 625gms, 472 pages. In this much-anticipated sequel to the bestseller Jack & Jackie, Christopher Anderson draws on previously sealed archival material, newly declassified documents, and important sources who agreed to speak out for the first time, to paint a sympathetic yet startling portrait of the former first lady. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Before Night Falls: A Memoir, Arenas, Reinaldo
17 Arenas, Reinaldo Before Night Falls: A Memoir
London, England Serpent's Tail 2001 1852428082 / 9781852428082 Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Soft cover, reprint edition, 256g, 317pgs. This shocking memoir by Cuban writer, Reinaldo Arenas, is a book about sexual, political and artistic freedom. Arena recounts his childhood in poverty-stricken rural Cuba to his death in New York 4 decades later. He tells of his time as a young rebel fighting for revolution, through his suppression as a writer, his imprisonment and torture and his eventual flight from Cuba. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, Armstrong, Lance; and Jenkins, Sally
18 Armstrong, Lance; and Jenkins, Sally It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
Crows Nest, Australia Allen & Unwin 2009 1741757568 / 9781741757569 Reprint Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 334g, 311pgs. Filled with the physical, emotional and spiritual details of his recovery, this book traces the remarkable journey of this great athlete to a singularly inspiring appreciation of the life lived to the fullest. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, Armstrong, Lance; and Jenkins, Sally
19 Armstrong, Lance; and Jenkins, Sally It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
Crows Nest, Australia Allen & Unwin 2002 1865086797 / 9781865086798 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 314g, 289pgs. Filled with the physical, emotional and spiritual details of his recovery, this book traces the remarkable journey of this great athlete to a singularly inspiring appreciation of the life lived to the fullest. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
Live From the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad, Arnett, Peter
20 Arnett, Peter Live From the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad
New York, USA Simon & Schuster Ltd 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First US Hardcover Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US hardcover edition (leatherbound first edition was published by The Easton Press at an earlier date), 824gms, 463pgs. Peter Arnett is undeniably the dean of his generation's war correspondents, a breed apart. This book covers his journalistic career over thirty-five years in the world's war zones. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
 
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