Category: Memoirs


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Bismark : Gedanken und Errinerungen (Die drei Bände in einem Bande)

By: Bismark, Count von

Price: $3.80

Publisher: J G Cotta'sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger, Stuttgart und Berlin, 1928

751 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. The three volumes of Bismark's memoirs in one book. Complete edition. A comfortable copy. The blue boards are tidy even with a bit wear to the corners and spine head and foot. The gilt impressed cameo of Bismark on the front cover is fresh. Within, the frontis and end papers have doodlings and other annotations. The pages are neat, clean, clear, confident, dutiful. fk View more info

Green Fire

By: Rainier, P W

Price: $76.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1943

Edition: 1st reprint

216 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this memoir of Rainier's experiences at a Colombian emerald mine. First reprint same month as first edition (June 1943). Printed according to wartime economic standards. The boards have scuffing, wear, rubbing, handling marks. They are comfortable and assured. The contents, aside from shelving marks to the trims, are comfortable, clean, clear, convivial, pleasing. fk View more info

My Travelling and My Dogs

By: Trois-Fontaines, Mme. J Harper

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Author, 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

297 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Mme. Harper Trois-Fontaine on the frontispage : "To Mrs D Tudhope to the family and all members of the Pyrenean club my best wishes for good health and happiness and big success with the Pyreneans, J A Harper Trois-Fontaine 1 august 1972." On the frontpaste is a death notice announcing that Madame Harper Trois-Fontaine died on 30 September 1972. Also included is a lengthy handwritten letter to Mrs Tudhope. Madame h... View more info

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Rocket Wife

By: Gröttrup, Irmgard ; Hughes, Susi (transl)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, London, 1959

Edition: First Edition

188 pages (complete). A neat, assured copy. The dustjacket is comfortable and secure. It has light wear to the shelving edges and there is mild scuffing. The spine has been tanned during shelving and there is wear to its head and foot. The red boards are very smart and happy. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are very clean, clear, confident, certain, amenable. fk View more info