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141 Stacey, C.P., Colonel. THE CANADIAN ARMY 1939-1945. AN OFFICIAL HISTORICAL SUMMARY.
Ministry of National Defence, Ottawa, 1948. Ist edition. 
354 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover (no dust jacket). Col. map endpapers, fold-out col. maps, b&w maps, col. plates by Canadian Army war artists. "This volume has been prepared in order that the people of Canada may have in their hands at as early a date as possible an authentic comprehensive outline of the work of their Army in the War of 1939-1945 against Germany, Italy and Japan and their satellites." Very slight weakness to inside front hinge, browning to edges of textblock, minor browning to pages, light edge wear, light wrinkling and light wear at top/bottom of spine, small rub mark on front board, slight fading to spine color, small corner crease at bottom of pages 243 to 254, approx. middle third of pages have small light bump at top corner. Very Good- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
142 Stansell, Pat. MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. NO,30
Del Ray Beach, Florida Ampersand 2002 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
80 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: The Mail Sack; The Year in Preview: Short Takes; The Idea Bank; A Czech Panzerjagerschnitzl: Or building a Czech Republic kit of the Marder III Ausf M Panzerjager; A new turret and spot of paint is all you need: Building a Tamiya T-72M 1 Medium Tank; Per-schwing! Tamiya provides its own version of the WW2 classic (M26 Pershing); Peleliu '44 LVTA1 Detail Set: Improving and enhancing the Italeri kit with a new update set from Trakz; Stuart, Little: Academy's Answer to the U.S. M3 Light Tank; Achilles, Heel! Building a Self Propelled, 17-Pounder, M 10, Mk II in Styrene;The Japanese Third Car: Building the FineMolds Type 95 Light Tanks; Neubaufahrzeug nicely: Building the Armo multi-media kit; How fast can a Ho-Ro? Converting with the MR Models Type 4 'Ho-Ro' SP Gun; Mini-Men: A Peek at What's New on the Figure Front; The Model Citizen: WWII German Greatcoats, part two of two; Hey, Abbott! Take a bite of the new mini SPG from Accurate Armour. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear - mainly on spine, minor rubbing, tiny corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.  VOLUME TWO - 1933-1966., Stevens, G.R.  Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip.
143 Stevens, G.R. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip. THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT. VOLUME TWO - 1933-1966.
London Printing & Lithographing, London, Ontario, 1967. 
420 pp, small 4to (10 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, fold-out maps. "The second volume of the history of The Royal Canadian Regiment describes difficulties of peacetime service during the Depression, three yea rs in Britain after the outbreak of the Second World War, participation in the Sicilian campaign, the drive up Italy, the heavy fighting on the lower Adriatic front, the battle for Rome, on the Gothic Line and on the river lines of the nort h e r n I t a l ian plains; finally, the clearing of Holland and the disarmament of the enemy. After reconstitution in Canada there followed service in three battalions under United Nations command in the Korean campaign and subsequent duties at h om e an d a br oa d. The narrative closes with one battalion in Germany and the other at point of leaving for Cyprus. The story is written not only for this but for the next generation of The Regiment with commentaries and backgrounds which will m ake e ven ts i nte lli gib l e in years to come." Boards have faint line indentations at top/bottom of both boards. Dust jacket has very light lne indentations at top/bottom of panels and light waviness on spine. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
DETECTIVE FICTION.  READER'S GUIDES.  THIRD SERIES., Stevenson, W.B., compiled and introduced by.
144 Stevenson, W.B., compiled and introduced by. DETECTIVE FICTION. READER'S GUIDES. THIRD SERIES.
Cambridge National Book League / Cambridge University Press 1958 Stapled in Wraps Good 
32 pp, 7 1/4" H. Contents: Introduction; Titles Mentioned in the Introduction; Reading List - The Old Masters; The Moderns; Books about Detective Fiction; Index of Titles. Interior - staples are rusty, othewise clean and tight. Exterior - top corner of book is bumped causing light creases throughout, light fading to spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ARROW THROUGH THE HEART: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CRAWFORD GORDON AND THE AVRO ARROW., Stewart, Greig.
145 Stewart, Greig. ARROW THROUGH THE HEART: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CRAWFORD GORDON AND THE AVRO ARROW.
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1998 0075601028 / 9780075601029 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
216 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "The argument persists whether Crawford Gordon was one of the greatest industrialists and business minds this country has produced or whether he was just a canny political cowboy who herded the imagination of an entire country into his corral of schemes and moneymaking junkets. Unfortunately, Gordon was in many ways like the project of his life - the ill-fated, now almost legendary, Avro Arrow. Both rose quickly, promising great feats, and both met their ends quickly and tragically, much too soon for the rest of us to determine their true potential. Still, no one can deny that in his short life, Gordon's accomplishments were considerable. When Crawford Gordon led A.V. Roe in the 1950s, it was the third largest company in Canada. And when he laid off almost 15,000 workers in February 1959 in response to the Diefenbaker government's decision to scrap the Arrow, this was an unprecedented and shocking move. Was this a calculated attention-getting maneuvre aimed at saving the Arrow program or a bitter vengeful shot at the Diefenbaker regime? To get a sense of the man behind the business (the author) delved into the public archives and interviewed more than 30 people - family members, friends, and business colleagues. Written in co-operation with the Gordon family, Stewart was given access to Crawford Gordon's private papers and never-before published photos ." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing, three tiny soft dints on spine, very small light scuff on rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CUBA FROM COLUMBUS TO CASTRO.  THIRD EDITION, REVISED., Suchlicki, Jaime.
146 Suchlicki, Jaime. CUBA FROM COLUMBUS TO CASTRO. THIRD EDITION, REVISED.
Washington Brassey's 1990 0080374506 / 9780080374505 3rd Edition, Revised. Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
246 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "Besides providing a concise and readable analysis of Cuba's development since the landing of Columbus, (the author) speculates on Cuba's future role in hemispheric affairs, in southern Africa, and among the dwindling communist nations of the world. Special attention is paid to the causes, evolution, and direction of the Castro revolution and, of course, to Cuba's tense relationship with the United States. From the rule of the Spanish to the overthrow of Batista to Castro's present difficulties with a changing Kremlin, (this book) goes beyond a mere description of important events. With an engaging style that brings an exciting history to life, it provides a detailed and sophisticated understanding of the Cuba of yesterday, today, and tomorrow." Dust jacket has very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IN PERILOUS SEAS., Suthren, Victor.
147 Suthren, Victor. IN PERILOUS SEAS.
Collins, Toronto, (1983), Ist edition. 
208 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Wraparound jacket illustration by Chris Mayger. "On the ninth of October, 1747, at Fort Royal, capital of the French island of Martinque in the Caribbean, Paul Gallant, newly promoted to Capitaine de fregate after his successful exploits in his ship 'Echo', is instructed to accompany a convoy of ships to France. In addition to the usual - and very valuable - cargos, this covoy will also carry Marianne, Marquise de Bezy, the favourite cousin of Lois XIV, and her enormous dowry back to France...In the best Suthren style, as soon as the ships put out to sea things immediately become more complicated than anyone expected. Gallant finds himself in the midst of a deadly double - cross where no one is what he seems and everyone's life depends on the outcome of Gallant's desperate attempt to outwit the superior strength of his enemies." The third 'Paul Gallant' adventure. Very light edge wear to boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
148 Tarr, Judith. Cover art by Thomas Canty. ALAMUT.
Foundation/Doubleday, New York, (1989), book club edition. 
372 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "Here is the tale of two great and timeless beings: Prince Aidan and his lady Morgiana. In the years between the Second and Third Crusades, Prince Aidan, born of a royal human father and an immortal sorceress, travels to visit his nephew, husband to a princess of one of the most powerful families in the Kingdom of Jerusalem. There he finds his nephew slain, killed at the command of Sinan by the beautiful and immortal Morgiana as an example of his power and a signal to all who would stand in his way of controlling the trade routes of the Middle East. Prince Aidan, caring not at all about the power of a human man, swears to destroy his nephew's murderer, even if he must bring down the fortress of Alamut stone by stone. But Aidan has not foreseen an assassin whose powers are greater than even his own. Nor could he have known that she alone would speak to those sacred places in his heart...Honor. Love. Prepare to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, in a tale of treachery and magic, a saga cast against the tapestry of the Middle Ages told as only Judith Tarr can." Dust jacket has minor rubbing. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A DICTIONARY OF THE THIRD REICH., Taylor, James and Shaw, Warren.
149 Taylor, James and Shaw, Warren. A DICTIONARY OF THE THIRD REICH.
London Grafton 1987 0246131780 / 9780246131782 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
400 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "(P)resents a chronology of the Third Reich from the birth of Adolf Hitler to the Nuremberg trials, including the rise of the Nazi Party to power and the formation of the Gleichschaltung (Coordination or Unification of the Reich) laws. There follows a Dictionary of the Third Reich, which includes succinct and detailed biographies of all the major figures, from Hitler himself to Vidkun Quisling, the Norwegian collaborator whose name became synonymous in England with 'traitor'. Nazi operations are listed by codename and geographical area; and resistance leaders and military strategists are given full treatment. Sixteen pages of unusual black and white illustrations, maps, and charts of the organization of the SS, the Nazi Party, and the German High Command complete this valuable volume, which will be an indispensable reference work for everyone with an interest in World War II and modern history." Creases at top corner of page 11/12, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
150 Thomas, Dean S. CANNONS: AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY.
Thomas, Arendtsville, Pa., 1987, third printing. 
72 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0939631032 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, drawings/diagrams. Contents: Introduction; Organization and Drill; Parts of the Cannon; Manufacture of Cannon; Carriages; Typ es of Projectiles; Manufacture of Projectiles; Friction Primers and Time Fuses; 6-Pounder Field Gun; 12-Pounder Field Gun; Field Howitzers; 12-Pounder Mountain Howitzer; Parrott Field Rifles; 3-Inch Ordnance Rifle; 14-Pounder James Rifle; 1 2 - P o u n d e r Whitworth Rifle; 30-Pounder Parrott Rifle; 4.5-Inch Siege Rifle; 24-Pounder Coehorn Mortar; 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun; Parrott Heavy Rifles, Seacoast; Columbiads; Miscellaneous; Artillery Implements; Summary of Federal Purchases; Bi bl io gr ap hy ; Ta bl e of Fire, 20-Pounder Parrott Rifle. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, minor bump at bottom of spine, small ghost sticker mark on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN:  AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.  THIRD REVISED EDITION., Townsend, John Rowe.
151 Townsend, John Rowe. WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN: AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. THIRD REVISED EDITION.
New York J.B. Lippincott 1987 0397322992 / 9780397322992 3rd Revised Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
364 pp, 8 11/16" H. B&w illustrations. "(A)n account of the development of children's books in the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia, (this book) has long been acclaimed as an invaluable guide and resource for parents, teachers, and students alike. The third revised edition faithfully maintains all the strengths of the earlier editions - concise, informative coverage of a vast subject - and includes a totally rewritten Part Four that provides a fresh, detailed investigation of aspects of the modern world most relevant to books for children and young people during the years 1945-1985. The result is an extremely readable and stimulating survey of imaginative writing (including poetry and picure books) accompanied by a superb bibliography of works on children's literature and dozens of illustrations from many of the books mentioned in the text. (The author) offers an enthusiastic, balanced - and sometimes controversial - view of a subject of interest to everyone who cares about the quality of books written for children." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling, small remainder mark on bottom of text block, very light browning to pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling, tiny dent on front hinge, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
152 Unsworth, Barry. THE RAGE OF THE VULTURE.
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1983, Ist edition. 
443 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "Constantinople, May 1908. City of the Golden Horn and the Sublime Porte; city of endless bazaars and sequestered palaces, glittering mosques and foreign compounds; ancient capital of an immense feudal autoc racy teeming with different races and caught in the crosscurrents of European power struggles...(here, Englishman Robert Markham who stood by helplessly as his Armenian fiance was raped and murdered twelve years before) sets out on his personal mission of redemption (as) the Turkish Third Army is on the verge of revolt, and throughout the Empire Armenians, Jews, Bulgarians, Greeks, and Turks are uniting to confront the existing regime...takes us into the heart of Moslem culture and on the equally perilous journey to the dark side of one man's soul..." Dust jacket has two small closed tears and light edge wrinkling at top edge and light wrinkling at bottom of spine. NF/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WHEELS & TRACKS:  THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MILITARY VEHICLES.  NUMBER 16., Vanderveen, Bart, editor.
153 Vanderveen, Bart, editor. WHEELS & TRACKS: THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MILITARY VEHICLES. NUMBER 16.
Battle of Britain Prints International, London, 1986. 
53 pp, 11 5/8" H, soft cover (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, reproductions. Contents: Reader's Forum; Rallies; Identifile; The Simplex Servi-cycle: An unusual motorbicycle from New Orleans; Austin 15-CWT T rucks: A review of some prototype and limited-production models from Longbridge; The E & L Transport Fleet; Vintage Tracks III: British tank on third Continental journey in 67 years, by David Fletcher; Seen - Read - Heard; Discoveries; Col l e c t i o n s ; Hemispherical Wheels: Aghnides 'Roller' and 'Rhino'; Book Reviews; Before and After. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear on spine, light rubbing on covers, a few small soft wri nk le s on c ov er s at spine. Very Good 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
154 Warner, John Anson and Bradshaw, Thecla, Introduction by. (Allen Sapp.) A CREE LIFE: THE ART OF ALLEN SAPP.
Vancouver J.J. Douglas 1977 0888941498 / 9780888941497 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Allen Sapp. 
126 pp, 4to, (12 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "This superb book brings together more than ninety of Sapp's (Saskatchwan Cree artist Kiskayetum Saposkum) best paintings, one-third in full colour and many accompanied by his own words. The introduction provides a rich backdrop that tells much of Sapp's life, his people's history and his developing success as a painter." Minor edge wear to boards, very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny closed tears, tiny dint on front hinge, small areas of surface paper loss at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny scuffs. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
155 Warner, John Anson and Bradshaw, Thecla, Introduction by. (Allen Sapp.) A CREE LIFE: THE ART OF ALLEN SAPP.
Vancouver J.J. Douglas 1977 0888941498 / 9780888941497 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good- Allen Sapp. 
126 pp, 4to, (12 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "This superb book brings together more than ninety of Sapp's (Saskatchwan Cree artist Kiskayetum Saposkum) best paintings, one-third in full colour and many accompanied by his own words. The introduction provides a rich backdrop that tells much of Sapp's life, his people's history and his developing success as a painter." Book is very clean. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small scuff on front panel, very light rubbing including a few tiny scuffs, two very small edge tears archivally taped, tiny dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
TUG OF WAR:  THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP., Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh.
156 Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh. TUG OF WAR: THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP.
Toronto Stoddart 2000 0773732268 / 9780773732261 Second Edition, revised. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
470 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps/battle plans. "Antwerp, Leopold Canal, Woensdrecht, Breskens Pocket, Walcheren Island - these place names live on in the memories of World War Two veterans of Canadian infantry and armoured divisions who fought in the mud and wet against an unbending enemy. It was 1944 and the Canadian army, with divisions from the U.K., U.S., and Poland, had been given the difficult task of liberating the port of Antwerp and clearing both banks of the Scheldt River. The bitter Battle of the Scheldt lasted 86 days, and took the lives of more than 12,000 Allied soldiers. Brigadier General Denis Whitaker was a lieutenant-colonel in that battle, commanding the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. For this book, he interviewed more than 150 men who fought alongside him on the Dutch polders. Meticulously researched in Europe and Canada, (this book) does not tread lightly on accepted notions of military historians. Revised with a new afterword, this important true story of nineteen- and twenty-year-old soldiers, many of whom died miserably on the sodden polders of Zeeland, deserves to be read again and again." One small corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
FINALE AT FLENSBURG:  THE STORY OF FIELD MARSHAL MONTGOMERY'S BATTLE FOR THE BALTIC., Whiting, Charles.
157 Whiting, Charles. FINALE AT FLENSBURG: THE STORY OF FIELD MARSHAL MONTGOMERY'S BATTLE FOR THE BALTIC.
London Leo Cooper 1973 0850521343 / 9780850521344 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good - Good+ 
178 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "Charles Whiting tells in this book of Field-Marshal Montgomery's race to the Baltic. He sets the final stage of the battle with the Germans against the background of the battle between Churchill and Truman, a battle in which the stature, the rhetoric, the persuasion, even the invective of the Great Man were to prove of no avail. Eisenhower and Marshall won the day and the Iron Curtain fell along the frontiers from which it has never risen. While Statesmen and Supreme Commanders exchanged telegrams, lesser mortals kept up the exchange of fire as German armed resistance degenerated into the hands of the aged and the beardless. Mr Whiting vividly portrays the final collapse of the German army, their manic dread of the Russians and the dissolution of the German High Command as the puppets of the Third Reich frantically tried to escape from the debacle. The Finale was at Flensburg but could it not have been much further to the East? In compelling yet historically well-researched terms Whiting provokes many questions which scholastic verbiage and diplomatic niceties have hitherto occluded from the public gaze." Faint erased pencil marks at top of free front endpaper and top of contents page, very small bump to corners of front board, boards slight curled, minor soiling to top of textblock, light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, creases at bottom of front panel, light rubbing soiling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES, 1768-1779., Williams, Glyndwr, selected and introduced by.  (Captain James Cook.)
158 Williams, Glyndwr, selected and introduced by. (Captain James Cook.) CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES, 1768-1779.
London Folio Society 1997 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Denys Baker, maps. 
552 pp, 10" H. Medium blue cloth with black & gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board, blue & black map endpapers. Colour plates, b&w illustrations, maps. Contents: The First Voyage 1768-1771 - Introduction; England to Tierra del Fuego; Tahiti; The Survey of New Zealand; The East Coast of Australia; Batavia and the Homeward Voyage. The Second Voyage 1772-1775 - Introduction; England to the Antarctic; Wintering in New Zealand; New Zealand to the Society Islands; The Tongan Islands; New Zealand and Easter Island; Tahiti Again; The New Hebrides (Vanuatu); New Caledonia; Homeward Bound. The Third Voyage - Introduction; Preparations; Passage to New Zealand; The Cook Islands, Tonga and Tahiti; The Hawaiian Islands; The North-West Coast of America; North to Bering Strait; Encounters with the Russians; Return to the Hawaiian Islands; The Death of Cook; Return to the Bering Strait. Afterword; Further Reading; Glossary; Index. Small soft crease/faint soiling mark at fore-edge of approx. pages xxx to 14, two tiny areas of colour loss on top of text block, very small soft bump at top corner of rear board. Slipcase has a bump at one top rear corner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
TUDOR FAMILY PORTRAIT., Winchester, Barbara.
159 Winchester, Barbara. TUDOR FAMILY PORTRAIT.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1955, third impression. 
330 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations, genealogical charts. "From a collection of Tudor letters - one of the most important yet discovered - Barbara Winchester has produced the portrait of an ordinary, middle-class f amily living in sixteenth-century England. John Johnson, a merchant of the Staple, was in many ways an exemplary man, as diligent in business as in the ordering of his domestic affairs. He preserved the letters he received from his wife - a c h a r m i ng and impetuous creature - as well as those from his brothers, relations and friends whose tangled troubles he was sometimes called upon to straighten out. From these letters and from the accounts he kept emerges a complete pictu re of th e pe ri od a s it was reflected in the lives of a typical bourgeois family. What is necessary for the background has been supplied with scrupulous and scholarly skill...." Gift inscription on free front endpaper, minor wrinkling at top /bo t tom of sp ine , v ery mi nor soiling to fore-edge of textblock, a few small fingernail dints on top of textblock. Dust jacket has small chips, tears, moderate wear and creasing at top of spine; moderate wear at top of flap-folds; fading to spin e colo r an d d ecor atio n, l ight to moderate browning. Very Good/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JULIE ANDREWS:  A LIFE ON STAGE AND SCREEN., Windeler, Robert.
160 Windeler, Robert. JULIE ANDREWS: A LIFE ON STAGE AND SCREEN.
Birch Lane / Carol Publishing, Secaucus, N.J., 1997. 
262 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1559723912 B&w photographs. "Since her professional singing debut at the London Hippodrome in 1947 - at the age of twelve - Julie Andrews has been a star. In the half century since th ose last days of British vaudeville, through her smash Broadway comeback in 'Victor/Victoria', she has triumphed on stage, in the movies, and on television. At thirteen, Julie gave a command performance for the Queen of England, at nineteen she b e c ame a Broadway star in 'The Boy Friend', and she became a theatrical legend before she was twenty-one, as Elize Doolittle in 'My Fair Lady'. By the time she was thirty-one, Julie was the best-paid and most beloved actress in the world, with a n Ac ad emy Award for her first movie, 'Mary Poppins', and an international box-office championship with her third movie, 'The Sound of Music'. Her remarkable body of work up to this point stamped her with an indelible image she came to resent: who le som e, innocent, the nanny next door. Worse, at the peak of her enormous success, Andrews was unhappy enough to submit to daily psychotherapy. Her first marriage, to childhood sweetheart Tony Walton, broke down. After two flop movie musicals, 'St ar!' an d 'Darling Lili', the press and the public seemed to turn on her. Julie became box-office poison in Hollywood but even in her semiexile starred in critically successful, Emmy-winning television variety series, wrote two children's book s, a nd pe rfor med live....Here at last is the whole sixty-two-year life story of Julie Andrews - her meteoric rise, her devastating fall, and her incredible comeback, from the little English girl with the freak four-octave, crystalline voice to th e sur prisin g leg end who has outlasted her critics. Rober Windeler's affectionate and insightful biography reveals the full-blooded woman behind the high and low notes." Small soft bump at top corner of pages 35 to 50, minor wrinkling at bottom of spi ne, sma ll wat er mark and tiny stain on rear board. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, tiny stain on inside rear panel. Very GoodVery Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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