8vo, pp. 208. Illustrated with photographs. A nice copy in little chipped dj. The author began life as a male, served in the British military during WWII, drove racing cars, was married and later went through a sex change procedure. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: ROBERTA COWELL'S STORY
Publisher: British Book Centre
Publication Date: 1954
Edition: First American edn.
Book Description 1ST EDITION NEW YORK BRITISH BOOK CENTRE, INC. 1954, 1954. ILLUSTRATED Pages ix,208pp HARDCOVER, LIGHT-BLUE WITH YELLOW TITLES ON SPIN E 1ST EDITION DUSTJACKET DJ MILDLY SUNNED ON SPINE WITH WEAR AT HEAD AND F OOT AND SMALL TEARS AT EDGES VG+/G. Seller Inventory # 9042
Book Description Heinemann, London, 1954. Boards. 1st edition. 8vo, orig cloth boards, b&w frontis, b&w plates, pp. (xi) 154. Wear to edges of spine, slight warp to boards, o/w good. The author was a Spitfire pilot and raced cars, but became aware that he was a woman. The story of his transition from male to female. Seller Inventory # ABE87165
Book Description William Heinemann, London, 1954. First Edition. First Edition. Half-tone frontispiece of the author as woman. 1 vols. 8vo. A Transsexual First. The story of Robert Cowell, RAF war hero, father of two, and transsexual -- this is the first explicit account of a sex-reversal that we know of. Original blue cloth. Fine copy in fine dust jacket Half-tone frontispiece of the author as woman. 1 vols. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 10005