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The Pack of Autolycus
Hope A.D
Literature board of australia council
ISBN 10: 0708102794
ISBN 13: 9780708102794

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The Pack of Autolycus
Hope, A. D.      
ISBN: 0708102794
Canberra, Australian National University Press, 1978,  1978    8vo. hardcover. 202pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44798
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THE PACK OF AUTOLYCUS
HOPE, A.D.      
ISBN: 0708102794
Canberra, Australian National University Press  1978   first edition - hard cover in dust jacket THE PACK OF AUTOLYCUS HOPE, A.D. The tantalising title of this book derives from Shakespeare's Autolycus, that engaging scoundrel who snapped up any 'unconsidered trifles'. A.D. Hope describes his traffic, like that of Autolycus, as being 'in sheets', and the sheets as being the results of his curiosity and speculation over many years of exploring the corners and byways of literary history. 220 x 140mm., pp. vii, 202. H/cover in d.j. Contents - no inscriptions, d.j. - small stain on back, no tears. NEAR FINE/VG+ 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5213
Bookseller: Eureka Australiana Books  
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The Pack of Autolycus
Hope, A.D.,      
ISBN: 0708102794
Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1978. First Edition  Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. preface by author. Dark cream coloured endpapers. Red coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with a dark beige coloured background with dark brown titles to the front panel and green and red titles to the backstrip. "The tantalising title of this book derives from Shakespeare's Autolycus, that engaging scoundrel who snapped up any "under considered trifles". A. D. Hope describes his traffic, unlike that of Autolycus, as being "in sheets", and the sheets as being the result of his curiosity and speculation over many years of exploring the corners and byways of literary history. The books that have aroused Hope's curiosity range wide and over time, from Beowulf to Kangaroo." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. A series of essays by the eminent Australian poet A. D. Hope on books that intrigued him. A little rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Browning and some foxing to the text block edges and uniform browning of the internal text. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and there is sunning to the backstrip. A few marks to the dustwrapper panels. The results of insect activity can be seen to the rear fold over crease. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 202, [2] pages,. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Lectures ; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0708102794. ISBN/EAN: 9780708102794. Inventory No: 0110207. Very Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0110207
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