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Elspeth Huxley

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1987)

ISBN 10: 1555841449 ISBN 13: 9781555841447

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987. Book Condition: Good. 1st. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP17141336

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Elspeth Huxley

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987. Book Condition: Fair. 1st. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP7686241

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by William Morrow and Company (1959)

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Item Description: William Morrow and Company, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 6 x 9 hard cover book. White lettering on the red spine with a plain red cover. Memories of an African childhood. 288 pages. 1st Edition. No additional printings. Label on front endpaper, edgewear, soil, tanned pages, and cover stains. Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # P10455

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Pimlico, London (1998)

ISBN 10: 0712666133 ISBN 13: 9780712666138

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Item Description: Pimlico, London, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First printing of this edition. 8vo paperback. Pp 280. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # 86249

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Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant

Published by Grove Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1987)

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Item Description: Grove Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This book is in good solid condition as can be seen from the photo. It does however show some signs of use and wear as it is a used copy. The binding is solid, with no missing or loose pages. Clean copy, from a smoke free environment. Thank you for choosing Turn the Page Book Nook. Happy Reading!!!. Bookseller Inventory # 011611

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by William Morrow & Company, New York (1959)

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Item Description: William Morrow & Company, New York, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Price NOT clipped, DJ nicely in archival wraps with minor chips to the edges, soiled, shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 5278

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Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant

Published by William Morrow & Co, NY (1959)

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Item Description: William Morrow & Co, NY, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. dj w/closed tears, clipped price; owner's name inked out on flyleaf; 288 clean, unmarked pages Size: 8 vo. Bookseller Inventory # 038468

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Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1961)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1961. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st. 5th printing; dj w/moderate chipping, clipped price; 288 clean, unmarked pages Size: 8 vo. Bookseller Inventory # 067504

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HUXLEY ELSPETH -

Published by 1959 Chatto & Windus (1959)

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Item Description: 1959 Chatto & Windus, 1959. Hardback. 1959 1st edition, Chatto & Windus, 8vo., 288pp., frontis, both front and rear endpapers marked with old tape stains, else a very good copy in clipped dust jacket, flaps marked with old tape stains. Bookseller Inventory # ARB-13241

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Elspeth Huxley

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1987)

ISBN 10: 1555841449 ISBN 13: 9781555841447

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Pelizzoli, Francesca (illustrator). 1st Edition. ISBN: 1555841449. Ex-library hard cover book with a mylar covered dust jacket. Library sticker on spine and on front cover. Minor shelf wear. Africa. shelf RR-1. Bookseller Inventory # JH7560d

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1959)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. With 288pp, no dust jacket, hardcover, VERY GOOD CONDITION , memoirs of an African Childhood in Kenya Size: 9 x 6 Inches, 14 x 18 Cms. Bookseller Inventory # SC/1673

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Huxley Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Francesca Pelizzoli (illustrator). First Edition Thus. Bookseller Inventory # 012391

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Elspeth Joscelin Grant Huxley

Published by Grove Pr October 1987 (1987)

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Item Description: Grove Pr October 1987, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 1987 Stated First Edition. Very minor edgewear to cover, Otherwise clean and uncreased, now in protective brodart cover. Interior clean and unmarked, binding tight. A very good plus copy. Mockingbird Books has two brick and mortar used book stores located in Sebastopol and Guerneville California. We carefully inspect all our books for condition. You can trust our listing is accurate and all our offerings are correctly assessed. Bookseller Inventory # 108441

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Pelizzoli, Francesca (illustrator). First Edition. First printing of this illustrated edition full cloth hard cover with dust jacket. Fine, crisp, clean and unmarked copy. 287pp., photos and illustrations. Dust jacket is shelf rubbed and offered in a new mylar cover. Size: 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 049650

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Elspeth Huxley.

Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1959 (1959)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1959, 1959. First edition. Hardback. Very good indeed with light spotting to fore-edges in slightly dulled and foxed, slightly edge-nicked very good, price-clipped dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # A146858

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Chatto And Windus and The Book Society, London (1959)

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Item Description: Chatto And Windus and The Book Society, London, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Green cloth in tidy condition, a little spotting to the page ends, in a chipped dust jacket, lightly browned on the edges, first edition Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 055664

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Francesca Pelizzoli (illustrator). First Edition - Stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black cloth covered boards with gil letterin on spine would be considered fine were it not that there is a small name and address sticker of previous owner on inside front cover. DJ is rubbed and has small piece missing on upper edge of back flap. Bookseller Inventory # 4015 Africa

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Francesca Pelizzoli (illustrator). First Edition. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 287 (1) pp, introduction, 30 chapters. First Illustrated Edition with a new introduction by Elspeth Huxley, 1987. "The author's best-selling account of growing up in Africa in the years prior to the First World War has become one of the most beloved and enduring literary works of our time. Since the release of the tv series in 1982, a whole new audience has discovered this unforgettable portrait of a European family gambling their forture and their lives on the untamed Kenyan wilderness. For this first illustrated edition, the author has personally selected the Kenyan artist Francesca Pelizzoli to create a collection of paintings to complement her story. Along with Pelizzoli's paintings, Elspeth Huxley has contributed her family scrapbook of original photographs, as well as an new introduction to the book." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: Small 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 003903

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Pelizzoli, Francesca (illustrator). 1st Edition. ## FINE book is clean, tight, unclipped and unmarked. First Edition thus, 1987. New introduction by the author and illustrated with paintings by Francesca Pelizzoli and family photographs. Stated First Edition. First printing. Full number line. Originally published in 1939. Dust jacket is Fine with minor shelf and edge wear. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Color illustrations. Text block lightly toned. No marks in or on book. NOT A REMAINDER. Not book club. Not ex library. 288 pages. Size: c. 7 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches. Heavy. Dust jacket protected in a crystal clear MYLAR cover. Bubble wrapped and custom boxed for standard shipping. A handsome book. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 003226

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Huxley, Elspeth.

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1987)

ISBN 10: 0701132566 ISBN 13: 9780701132569

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Pelizzoli, Francesca. (illustrator). First Illustrated Edition. 288pp, bw photographs, col plates. Or gray cloth in jacket. Jacket rubbed and edgeworn . Small hole in cloth at base of spine, single letter (T) written at top of font free endpaper. Elspeth Huxley's classic memoir of her childhood in Kenya is enhanced with a new introduction by the author, photographs from her family collection and beautiful colour plates by Kenyan artist Francesca Pelizzoli. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 019522

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Chatto & Windus, London (1959)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, London, 1959. Green hardback cloth cover. Book Condition: VG: in very good condition. 1st edition. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 288pp. With rubbed and chipped dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # hx10a

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987, stated 1st printing of this illustrated edition. (1987)

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Item Description: New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987, stated 1st printing of this illustrated edition., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Black 8vo. hardcover, 287 pages, lavishly illustrated with B&W photos and the color art work of Francesca Pelizzoli. Color illustrated dust jacket with color cover label on front. Fine condition, clean, tight, bright copy, in a Fine priced dust jacket in a protective glassine wrapper. [World]. Bookseller Inventory # 02372

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ELSPETH HUXLEY

Published by UK. Chatto & Windus & The Book Society (1959)

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Item Description: UK. Chatto & Windus & The Book Society, 1959. Hardcover. First Edition of this Edition., no inscriptions, Dust Jacket, rear panel ferw marks, not price clipped, VG / VG condition. Bookseller Inventory # 44800

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Elspeth Huxley

Published by Chatto & Windus / The Book Society (1959)

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus / The Book Society, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Chatto and Windus, London, 1959. Green Cloth. Book Condition: Near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8.75" Tall. 288pp. Issued on First Publication by The Book Society Ltd. in association with Chatto & Windus Ltd. March 1959. Jacket design by Rosemary Seligman. Not price clipped. Some edge wear on DJ, and some small tears at the top and bottom of spine DJ. Cover is green cloth, gilt lettering on spine,no edge wear, slight spine lean. Book plate on inside cover, and name printed on fep. Very nice copy of original first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 20130731

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Huxley, Elspeth

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus and the Book Society, London, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Rosemary Seligman (dust jacket) (illustrator). First Thus, First Printing. No inscriptions, minor wear only to the book. Wear at the extremities of the dust jacket, price intact on the inside flap (16s.), now protected by a clear, removable cover. The author relates her childhood experiences of Kenya and the Kikuyu before the First World War. Weysprings Books is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and subscribes to the Association's Code of Ethics. Size: 8.75" x "5.5". Bookseller Inventory # 005705

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Huxley, Elspeth

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus, 1959. 1st. Edition. 288pp. VG in VG dust-jacket, rubbed at spine ends. Previous owner's dedication. The classic nostalgic account of white settler life and experiences in the early days of Kenya, by one of Kenya's most prolific and readable authors. O23A. Bookseller Inventory # 11163

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York (1987)

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, New York, 1987. Hardcover. Pelizzoli, Francesca (illustrator). First edition. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 287, [1] p. Illustrations [some in color]. From Wikipedia: "Elspeth Joscelin Huxley CBE (nee Grant; 23 July 1907 10 January 1997) was a polymath, writer, journalist, broadcaster, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government advisor. She wrote 30 books; but she is best known for her lyrical books The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard which were based on her experiences growing up in a coffee farm in Colonial Kenya. Her husband, Gervas Huxley, was a grandson of Thomas Huxley and a cousin of Aldous Huxley. Nellie and Major Josceline Grant, Elspeth Grant's parents, arrived in Thika in what was then British East Africa in 1912, when she was 5 years old, to start a life as coffee farmers and colonial settlers. Flame Trees.explores how unprepared for rustic life the early British settlers really were. Elspeth was educated at a whites only school in Nairobi. She left Africa in 1925, earning a degree in agriculture at Reading University in England and studying at Cornell University in upstate New York. Elspeth returned to Africa periodically, becoming the Assistant Press Officer to the Empire Marketing Board in 1929. She married Gervas Huxley, the son of the doctor Henry Huxley (1865 1946) in 1931. They had one son, Charles, who was born in February 1944. She resigned her post in 1932 and traveled widely. During this period, she published her first works including Lord Delamere and the making of Kenya a biography of the famous settler. In 1948 The Sorcerer's Apprentice A Journey through Africa was published. She was appointed an independent member of the Advisory Commission for the Review of the Constitution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (the Monckton Commission). An advocate of colonialism early in life, she later called for independence for African countries. In the 1960s, she served as a correspondent for the National Review magazine. Huxley's Red Strangers was republished by Penguin Books in 1999 and by Penguin Classics in 2000; Richard Dawkins played an important role in getting the book to be republished, and he wrote a preface to the new edition. However, as of 2006, Red Strangers was once again out of print. This work describes life among the Kikuyu of Kenya around the time of arrival of the first European settlers. There is a biography by Christine S. Nicholls, Elspeth Huxley: A Biography (Harper Collins, 2002). Huxley was a friend of Joy Adamson, the author of Born Free, and is mentioned in the biography of Joy and George Adamson entitled The Great Safari. Elspeth Huxley wrote the foreword to Joy's autobiography The Searching Spirit. Huxley died in a nursing home at age 89 on 10 January 1997 at Tetbury in Gloucestershire, England." From an on-line posting: "Francesca Pelizzoli is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Francesca Pelizzoli include Shota and the Star Quilt, Miracle Maker." Plot summary from an on-line posting: "Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and cruelty of nature, and new friendships with both Africans and British expatriates. A side plot involves the beautiful and bored British Lettice Palmer who enters into an affair with a handsome safari guide. Eventually, however, the excitement of Elspeth's life is disrupted by the onset of WW I, and the changes it brings." Very good in fair dust jacket. DJ has some wear, tears, and soiling. First Illustrated Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Bookseller Inventory # 68198

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Huxley, Elspeth

Published by Chatto & Windus Limited, London, England (1987)

ISBN 10: 0701132566 ISBN 13: 9780701132569

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Item Description: Chatto & Windus Limited, London, England, 1987. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Francesca Pelizzoli (illustrator). First Edition. 288 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Grey-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, some scratching otherwise whole and intact. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . tells how, with her courageous mother and ever-optimistic father, she trekked out to make a home among the Kikuyu in the Kenyan wilderness. They built a grass house, ate off packing cases covered with damask tablecloths, learned to train oxen, grow coffee and understand the country and people among whom they lived and worked. There were attacks by warrior ants, leopard hunts, cattle thefts." 215 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Second Hand. Bookseller Inventory # 000614

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Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant

Published by Grove Press, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1987)

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Item Description: Grove Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1987. Hard Cover / Large. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition, First Printing. Classic story of growing up in Colonial Kenya just prior to World War I of journalist, farmer, environmentalist and recipient of the Order of the British Empire (1962) Elspeth Huxley (1907-1997). Illustrated w/family photographs and watercolors of Kenyan artist Francesca Pelizzoli. Bookseller Inventory # 108117

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Elspeth Huxley, Francesca Pelizzoli (Illustrator)

Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (1987)

ISBN 10: 1555841449 ISBN 13: 9781555841447

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Item Description: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1555841449

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