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A Love Affair with Australian Literature: The Story of Tom Inglis Moore.
Alexander, Pacita; Perkins, Elizabeth.
ISBN: 1740272552
Ginninderra Press Canberra, Charnwood 2004 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, family tree, cover & some page corners little creased, minor edgewear, sticker marks rear cover, autograph (written dedication title page). 286 pp. The story of Tom Inglis Moore (1901 - 1978), controversial crusader for Australian writers, himself a poet, journalist, academic and scholar. Traces Moore's life and influence from the farming country of Camden south of Sydney, then to England and the United States, and via the Philippines and New Guinea to Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. Includes family tree chart. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29379  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bookseller Publisher Friend.
Cheshire, Frank.
National Press Melbourne 1964 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, spine jacket little faded, autograph (author's written dedication), protected by removable archival plastic jacket. 124 pp. Autobiography of the highly successful Australian publisher and bookseller who started F. W. Cheshire Pty Ltd in 1925, and sold his three companies (occupying seven buildings) 39 years later. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16550  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Henry Tolman Dwight: Bookseller and Publisher.
McLaren, Ian F.
ISBN: 0732502462
University of Melbourne Library Melbourne, Parkville 1989 
  Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, card cover, stencilled, black & white illustrations. 140 pp. (Limited edition, 300 copies.). 
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16564  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Old Books, Old Friends, Old Sydney:.
Tyrrell, James R.
ISBN: 0207152993
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1987 
  Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings (some full-page), faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 219 pp. The most readable of Australian bookseller reminiscences. Plenty of detail about social life, literary figures, collectors and booksellers of the early 20th century. Originally published 1952, and here with a postscript added (shortened from an earlier postscript published separately). 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17181  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution.
Kells, Stuart.
ISBN: 9781863957571
Black Inc. Melbourne 2015 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos centre spread, sticker mark front cover jacket, minor edgewear, copy 2. 336 pp. An intimate partnership of three brothers - Allen, Richard and John Lane - lay at the heart of Penguin Books, the 20th century's greatest publishing house. In a spirit of daring and creative opposition, the brothers issued quality books on a massive scale and at cheap prices - and achieved a revolution in publishing. Yet the 1942 death of John Lane brought the troika to a halt. Allen, the enthusiastic frontman who relied on his younger brothers to drive Penguin's success, became more erratic and suspicious over time. Ultimately, he would force Richard out of the company he had cofounded and built. Explores the little known story of Richard Lane - the heart and backbone of Penguin, and its strongest influence. Richard s experiences as a youth in Australia shaped his character and outlook, and his dedication to the business was matched only by his devotion to his brothers. Relying on unprecedented access to Lane family sources, including Richard's diaries, this book sheds new light on the relationship of Allen, Richard and John, so crucial as a driver of Penguin s spirit and success. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16998A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Bookshop that Floated Away.
Henshaw, Sarah.
ISBN: 9781472108050
Constable London 2014 
  Paperback trade, very good condition. 260 pp. In 2009, a strange sort of business plan landed on the desk of a pinstriped bank manager. It asked for a GBP 30,000 loan to buy a black-and-cream narrowboat and a small hoard of books. The manager said no. Nevertheless "The Book Barge" opened six months later and enjoyed the happy patronage of local readers nd a growing number of eccentrics. Business wasn't always easy, so one May morning owner Sarah set off for six months chugging the length and breadth of the country. Books were bartered for food, accommodation, bathroom facilities and cake. During the journey, the barge suffered a flooded engine, went out to sea, got banned from Bristol and even floated away altogether. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17250  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books.
Flynn, Jim.
ISBN: 9780958291699
AWA Books Wellington 2011 
  Paperback small (with flaps), as new condition. 190 pp. A New Zealand professor finds that fewer and fewer of his students were in love with reading. However, they were willing to try if he gave them lists. This book is the definitive list: 200 works so wonderful to read, and so revealing about times and places, that they make learning enjoyable and effortless. The title is in honour of the author's uneducated Irish family who made him love reading, including an uncle who, while an able seaman during World War I, read by torchlight on board ship. Flynn begins by offering five novels that he believes will convince anyone to make reading a habit, including one that will change their lives and take them into the "magic realm". 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16865  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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