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Minding My Own Business : An Autobiography

by Muir, Percy

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$34.63

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London and Toronto: Chatto & Windus, 1956. Hardcover 1st edition. Minor shelfwear and FFEP neatly removed, otherwise quite a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket presents a little chipping and inside shows the signs of previous mylar application, otherwise still quite good. An interesting life as a bookseller. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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Troublemaker : A Personal History

by Gray, James H

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770517182
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AU$20.91

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Toronto: MacMillan, 1978. Hardcover, 1st edition. Rescued from a library cull, presents the usual stamps and stickers. Some general shelf and edgewer, chipping of the dust jacket. Perhaps some brittleness of the binding at the photo insert section, otherwise quite good. Describes an era starting with 1935 through the mid 1950s - the golden age of… Read more
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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

by Carr, John Dickson

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$14.41

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New York: Harper & Bros, 1949. Hardcover, stated first edition. The definitive biography of the creator of Sherlock Holmes - a romantic Irishman, a British patriot, crusader, historian, novelist, sportsman, doctor, detective and even more! Minor shelfwear otherwise fine. Dust jacket is a little chipped and is price clipped. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Kelman, John Junr.

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Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$36.07

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Edinburgh and London: Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, 1903. Hardcover, 1st edition, blue and cream cloth with gilt and black paste down label on spin. A handsome copy with only minor shelfwear. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Adventures of a Columnist

by Berton, Pierre

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$14.41

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Toronto: Maclelland and Stewart, 1960. Hardcover, 1st edition. Grey and white covers. Very minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. Dust jacket presents some wear along edges, but generally good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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Goethe : His Life and Times

by Friedenthal, Richard

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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AU$20.91

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1965. Hardcover, 1st edition in this format. Attractive slate=grey covers with silver titles on spine. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. The dust jacket is quite frayed along edges, but still present and quite bright. First Thus. Half-Leather. Very Good/Fair to Good.
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Bennett

by Sherman, Paddy

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$14.41

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Canada: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1966. Hardcover 1st edition. Rescued from a library cull, presents the usual stamps and stickers, along with some general shelfwear. Otherwise actually quite good. A biography of the Premier of British Colubia, William Andrew Cecil Bennett.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.
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Mrs Longfellow : Selected Letters and Journals of Fanny Appleton Longfellow

by Fanny Appleton Longfellow ; Edward Wagenknecht

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$14.41

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New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1956. Hardcover, stated first edition. Blue covers with gilt titles on spine. Light shelfwear and rubbing of covers, interior quite fine. Dust jacket is a little chipped and rubbed, otherwise good. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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The Accusing Ghost or Justice for Casement

by Noyes, Alfred

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$20.20

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. Hardcover 1st edition. Red covers with (faded) gilt titles on spine. Minor shelfwear and light rubbing, otherwise a very good sturdy copy. No DJ. About Roger Casement, the Irish Nationalist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Soaring Wings : A Biography of Amerlia Earhart

by Putnam, George Palmer

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$85.13

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939. Hardcover, first edition, 2nd printing. Blue covers with white titles on spine. Photo portrait of Earhart facing title page. Many other photographs thoughout. Minor shelf and edgewear and a hint of a spine lean, faint age toning of endpapers, former owner's signature on FFEP, otherwise all quite fine. Dust jacket presents… Read more
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Dual allegiance: An autobiography

by Dunkelman, Ben

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1976
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770514297
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AU$20.91

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1976. APPEARS UNREAD! The book itself appears never to have been opened. Presents only faint shelfwear. The dust jacket is a little more worn, doing its job of protecting the book. Chronicles the author's life from Toronto to Normandy to Marseilles and to Jerusalem. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Good.
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From Rags to Riches : Horatio Alger and the American Dream

by Tebbel, John

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1963
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1963. Hardcover, stated first printing. Rescued from a library cull, presents some stamps and stickers, otherwise still quite a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket in mylar . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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Sir William Mulock : A Short Biography

by Loudon, William Jesm

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$216.44

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Toronto: MacMillan Company of Canada, 1932. Hardcover 1st edition, Blue cover with decorative gilt design and titles. 384 pages, indexed, portrait facing title page. A detailed examination of his life and career and also contains the written records of many of his addresses and speeches. In addition, the book also contains several vintage newspaper clippings tipped into… Read more
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Leftover Life to Kill

by Thomas, Caitlin

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Putnam, 1957. Hardcover 1st edition, 2nd printing. Ex library, usual stamps and stickers, some overall shelf and edgewear, but still a reasonable reading copy in hardcover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.
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Grattan O'Leary: Recollections of People, Press and Politics

by O'Leary, Grattan

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770515232
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1977. Hardcover 1st edition. Green covers with gilt titles on spine. Title page is removed, so the book starts at the table of contents. Otherwise in good shape, with 26 illustrations. The dust jacket is rather generally worn, but still present. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair.
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Voyage to Windward : The life of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Furnas, J. C.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Faber & Faber, 1952. Hardcover 1st edition. Orange covers with gilt titles. Minor shelfwear, gift inscription, otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. Dust jacket is rather worn but still present. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good.
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In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes

by Harrison, Michael

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$23.09

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New York: Frederick Fell, 1960. Hardcover 1st edition. The author delves into the origins, background and motives of the master detective, tracking him across Victorian England. Filled with anecdotes and descriptions, and contains 24 pages of half-tone illustrations. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. Dust jacket is a little edgeworn, otherwise quite good. First… Read more
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The Good Provider: H. J. Heinz and his 57 varieties

by Alberts, Robert C

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1973
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395171264
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USA: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Hardcover 1st edition - APPEARS UNREAD! Vintage photographs. 297 pp, indexed. The story of H.J. Heinz and his rise from poverty to dominating industrial food production.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Autobiographical Writings (Picador Books)

by Hesse, Hermann

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780330244190
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AU$12.97

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UK: Picador, 1975. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, light age toning of pages - otherwise a good solid reading copy. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Grant

by Chernow, Ron

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2017
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780143110637
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AU$30.30

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New York: Penguin, 2017. Appears NEW AND UNREAD! just a hint of shopwear otherwise pristine. From the publisher:"Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing… Read more
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