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Title:Swimming with My Father: A Memoir
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$8.40)
Item ID:SB00-0121068
Publisher:Faber & Faber, London, 2004
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Faber & Faber, 2004, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

Pale blue coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing the author as a young boy with his father. The the text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Blue coloured boards with pale yellow coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, a colorised version of the frontispiece, with tan and dark blue coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. At the age of four, in 1949, the author was introduced to swimming in England's rivers by his father. "Swimming with My Father is a piercingly honest account of growing up in the convention-bound 1950s. Tim Jeal spent his childhood torn between a worldly mother and a father who was a Christian mystic, conscientious objector, and devoted swimmer of England's rivers." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. A little rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners. Light tanning of the text block edges and pages. Some handling marks to the dustwrapper panel with rubbing of the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 198, [6] pages,.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0571221009. ISBN/EAN: 9780571221004. Inventory No: 0121068.
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