Hessay Books: Autobiography
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Morrison, Blake
And When Did You Last See Your Father?.
Granta, 1998. Mass Market Paperback, 219pp, illustratedsoftback covers with a couple of very light creases to spine. One crease to edge of flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. A bestselling picture of a father-son relationship... Very Good.
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Book number: 11794
GBP 1.60 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 2.03 | JP¥ 305]
Catalogue: Autobiography

 
Newby, Eric
Love And War In The Apennines.
Picador, 1983. Mass Market Paperback, 224pp, the paper browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers with one light crease to the spine. A clean, tight copy. An account of the author's adventures on the run from the Germans in north Italy in 1943... Very Good.
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Book number: 6402
GBP 1.25 [Appr.: EURO 1.5 US$ 1.58 | JP¥ 238]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Po, Italy, WWII, Autobiography

 
Norbu, Thubten and Harrer, Heinrich
Tibet Is My Country.
Readers Union and Rupert Hart Davis, 1961. Hard Cover, 238pp, the edges now browning with age, complete dustjacket. Colour photographs. Map. Internally clean and Near Fine. The biography of the eldest brother of the Dalai Lama, translated by Edward FitzGerald... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4994
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography

 
Nutting, Anthony
South Col The Ascent of Everest 1953.
Reprint Society, 1955. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 249pp, black boards with red leather label, dustjacket with a little loss to the edges. Colour frontispiece, b + w photographs and maps. Internally very clean. The author's day to day account of the successful expedition to climb Everest in 1953... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 5539
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: climbing, Himalaya, Everest

 
Oufkir, Malika and Fitoussi, Michele
La Prisonniere.
Doubleday, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover, Translated by Ros Schwartz. 293pp, priceclipped dustjacket with portrait of the author. B + w photographs. Brought up in the Moroccan royal family, and then imprisoned with her family in the desert, an amazing autobiography... As New /Fine.
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Book number: 4444
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1524]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Morocco, Rabat, political Prisoner,royal

 
Paloczi Horvath, George
The Undefeated.
Secker & Warburg, 1959. First Edition. Hard Cover, 1st edition. 288pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to the corners. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, sellotape offet marks to the inner boards, one small mark to the foredge, otherwise internally clean - a good 'reading copy'. In solitary confinement, the author traces the story of his life, growning up in the Humgarian Calvinsit nobility, life under Communism and work as a journalist, work for SOE in the War. life in jail, the big 'purge' trials etc... Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 10894
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.7 | JP¥ 857]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Hungarian History, Communism, Hungarian Calvinism, SOE, Second World War

 
Paterson, Herbert John
A Surgeon Looks Back.
Epworth, 1941. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 253pp, green cloth covered boards. Boots library sticker to front cover, but no stamps. A few tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Life as a surgeon at Barts, The West London, Queen Alexandra's etc before and during the First World War.. Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 10651
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Doctor, Autobiography, Barts,WWI, London

 
Paton, Alan
Kontakion For You Departed.
Jonathan Cape, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ill.:. First edition. 142pp, complete dustjacket a little rubbed to the edges. Ownership name of Bishop Trevpr Huddleston to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A tribute to his wife and account of their work at Diepkloof Reformatory and against apartheid, and the problems they faced with the security services.. Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 13964
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.5 | JP¥ 1429]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: South Africa, Apartheid, Diepkloof

 
Pepys, Samuel and Latham, Robert
The Illustrated Pepys Extracts From The Diary.
Book Club Associates, 1979. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 333pp, illustrated dustjacket, faded to spine and with a little wear to the edges Colour and b + w illustrataions. Internally very clean. A selection from the Diary to retain the variety and flavour of the original... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 12921
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.07 | JP¥ 762]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography, Stuart, Navy, History, London

 
Picardie, Ruth
Before I Say Goodbye.
Penguin, 1998. Mass Market Paperback, 116pp, the edges browning a little with age, softback covers with a photograph of the author. A clean, tight copy. The author's courageous fight with terminal breast cancer... Very Good.
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Book number: 11354
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 381]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Cancer, Autobiography

 
Picardie, Justine
If The Spirit Moves You Life and Love After Death.
Picador, 2002. Mass Market Paperback, 230pp, softback covers. A clean, tight, probably unread, copy. A study of the author's search to come to terms with the death of her sister... As New.
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Book number: 8843
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.8 | JP¥ 571]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Psychic Research, Cancer, Bereavement

 
Pire, Father Dominique
Europe of the Heart.
Hutchinson, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover, Autobiography of the Nobel peace prize winner who worked with refugees and the old. 221 pp, black boards, label rubbed. B + w photographs. Convent school blank prize label to flyleaf, otherwise clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 519
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.17 | JP¥ 476]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Nobel, refugees, autobiography

 
De Polnay, Peter
Death And Tomorrow.
Secker, 1943. Hard Cover, 299pp, red cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait. Small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise clean. Wartime autobiography... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 3254
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 952]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: autobiography, WWII

 
Portway, Donald
Memoirs of an Academic Old Contemptible.
Leo Cooper, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover, 232pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Internally very clean. Comes with a gift slip from the author. University life at Cambridge, the Korean War, Khartoum University etc... Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 10507
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1524]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: WWII, Korean War, Khartoum

 
Portway, Donald
Militant Don.
Robert Hale, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover, 187pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. Gift inscription from the author to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. University life at Cambridge and Khartoum, WWII, Dunkirk, UNESCO etc.. Signed by Author. Fine /Very Good.
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Book number: 10513
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1524]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Mons, Dunkirk, UNESCO, Autobiography

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