BEASTS IN MY BED.
by DURRELL, JACQUIE:
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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip (21s. net) to dw/dj. Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,apple green background with subject/ author's portrait monochrome photographic illustrated front panel of dw/dj with blue-green and b/w lettering; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping or creasing to edges and corners - one tiny nick at head of spine/backstrip's front gutter's/fold edge and another one to rear,lower edge of dw/dj - no other nicks or tears present. Top+ fore-edges lightly aged/toned otherwise generally bright and clean - fore-edges with minor,faint,sporadic foxing/ spotting; contents bright, tight,clean,solid and sound - near pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners, appears unread - apart from my own collation. Bright,crisp,clean, sharp-cornered,publisher's original blue+gold speckled cloth bds with bright,crisp,stamped gilt letters to spine/ backstrip,and plain white eps with foxing/spotting to both sets of pastedowns and free endpapers.UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,9-192pp [paginated] includes 10 chapters,12pp contemporary b/w auto+ biographical photographs interspersed throughout the text and the book, plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages,a dedication,and contents list/ table.An uncommon title.
Want more DURRELL titles? For similar and other available titles - please search my GENERAL,and BIOGRAPHY catalogues. Jacquie Durrell is married to Gerald Durrell - the Durrell of 'The Overloaded Ark.' (see my book ID's rja837119 and rja837219 for UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn examples) and 'The Bafut Beagles.' - and Mrs Gerald Durrell is sick and tired of being told how lucky she is to have such a famous husband and lead such a glamorous life.Very much a personality in her own right,she decided to describe her own experiences of living with the Durells and their animals.
So she wrote this book about her entry into the Durrell menagerie and her subsequent encounters with beasts both human and animal.Her astringent and very personal observations on the situations in which she found herself will appeal to anyone who has read her husband's books, visited the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust Zoo,which they started together,or seen their various successful television series on animal collecting in remote parts of the world.Those who read and relished Gerald Durrell's 'My Family and Other Animals.' can also renew their acquaintance with the rest of that intriguing and now famous family.
Jacquie Durrell's may not be a glamorous life,but it undoubtedly contains more than a common share of animals,adventure,discomfort,excitement and romance, and it makes very lively reading.
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- BEASTS IN MY BED.
- DURRELL, JACQUIE:
- illus with contemporary b/w photographs.
- UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
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- second hand - FINE.
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- UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
- q52.BIOGRAPHY.UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.No ISBN.Zoologist's wife_Jacquie Durrell_autobiography.Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust Zoo.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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