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A Window at Night
Harris, Max,
ABR Publications, South Australia, 1967. First Edition
 Leather Leather. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. introduction. Blue leather with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book is part of a limited edition of 1000 copies, as stated, but is not numbered. Max Harris' poems have been selected by Robert Clark who has also done an introduction to the work. The book is broken into two sections, poems written before 1955 and those written after 1955. As Robert Clark said in his introduction "... to some people his poetry is difficult. He is not a deliberate obscurant (no true poet ever is), but he has read widely, and he assumes that the reader has a literary equipment, and stride, equal to his own." Corners are slightly bumped otherwise the book is in good condition, apart from one scratch mark on top of the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 7 - 91, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; Poetry ; Leather; Australia; Limited-Edition. Inventory No: 0100329. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0100329  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Window at Night
Harris, Max,
ABR Publications, South Australia, 1967. First Edition
 Leather Leather. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Signed by Author. The book is bound in a very good quality dark blue imitation leather (as can be discovered by examining a tiny tear at the bottom of the rear panel near the spine, where suddenly the dark blue gives way to bright white, ) with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book is part of a limited edition of 1000 copies, as stated, this being copy 210, with Max's signature and December 1967 immediately below. Max Harris' poems have been selected by Robert Clark who has also done an introduction to the work. The book is broken into two sections, poems written before 1955 and those written after 1955. As Robert Clark said in his introduction "... to some people his poetry is difficult. He is not a deliberate obscurant (no true poet ever is), but he has read widely, and he assumes that the reader has a literary equipment, and stride, equal to his own." top edge of the text block is browned/spotty from dust. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 7 - 91, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; Poetry ; Leather; Australia; Limited-Edition. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0278960. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0278960  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Window at Night
Harris, Max,
ABR Publications, South Australia, 1967. First Edition
 Leather Leather. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. introduction. Blue leather with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book is part of a limited edition of 1000 copies, as stated, but is not numbered. Max Harris' poems have been selected by Robert Clark who has also done an introduction to the work. The book is broken into two sections, poems written before 1955 and those written after 1955. As Robert Clark said in his introduction "... to some people his poetry is difficult. He is not a deliberate obscurant (no true poet ever is), but he has read widely, and he assumes that the reader has a literary equipment, and stride, equal to his own." Minor rubbing of the book corners and panels with age toning of the text block edges and pages. Fine scattered foxing to the top text block edge. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Limited Edition; Leather; Australia; Poetry. Inventory No: 0123950. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0123950  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Five Years Experience in Australia Felix ( in Two Volumes )
Haydon, G. H.,
ISBN: 0909174385
Queensberry Hill Press, Melbourne, 1983. First Edition
 Full Tan Calf Full Tan Calf. Fine/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 750 g; 2 volumes volume I ISBN 0909174385 -- (2), (4), 130, (2), (2), tipped in frontispiece, and 2 other tipped in illustrations. Volume II ISBN 0909174393 -- (2), (4), 125, (3) (2) pages tipped in frontispiece and 2 other tipped in plates (a total of 6 plates for the 2 volumes.). Bound in original gilt decorated leather with raised bands on the spines, and burgundy leather blocks with gilt titling. Edition limited to 155 numbered copies, these 2 volumes both are having the number 141. In original thin card slipcase which is somewhat grubby. The text has been reset from the original and faithfully transcribed. There are numerous errors in the text, particularly of proper names which differ chapter by chapter, and these errors have been left standing. The same with punctuation. -- Publishers note at the rear of the book. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Exploration; Facsimile; Leather; Australia; Limited-Edition. ISBN: 0909174385. ISBN/EAN: 9780909174385. Inventory No: 0234909. Fine
Price: $308.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234909  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Vigilantes of Montana, Or Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains...
Dimsdale, Professor Thomas J.,
ISBN: 0809440237
Time-Life Books, United States of America, 1981. Facsimile -- First Thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Facsimile -- First Thus. IV, 234pp., last 6 pages advertisements from original book, preface by author. Marble coloured endpapers. Gilt to all paper edges. Brown coloured leather boards with gilt writing on the front panel along with leather work decoration and gilt writing on the spine. Shelfwear to the lower book, edges and there has been some bumping of the top gilt edge. On the front panel, there is a slightly darker area within the leather commensurate with a sticker being placed there. Some rubbing to the back panel. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1866 edition. The full original title page is: -- "The Vigilantes of Montana: Orl Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a Correct and Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial, Capture and Execution of Henry Plummer's Road Agent Band, Together with Accounts of the Lives and Crimes of Many of the Robbers and Desperadoes, the Whole Being Interspersed with Sketches of Life in the Mining Camps of the "Far West"; Forming the Only Reliable Work on the Subject Ever Offered to the Public." The Time-Life insert for the series is also present, loosely inserted into the book. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; True Crime ; History -- America; Leather; ISBN: 0809440237. ISBN/EAN: 9780809440238. Inventory No: 0103308. Good Condition
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0103308  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Vigilantes of Montana, Or Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains...
Dimsdale, Professor Thomas J.,
ISBN: 0809440237
Time-Life Books, United States of America, 1981. First Edition
 Brown Leather Brown Leather. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 600 g.; IV, 234pp., last 6 pages advertisements from original book, preface by author. Marble coloured endpapers. Gilt to all paper edges. Brown coloured leather boards with gilt writing on the front panel along with leatherwork decoration and gilt writing on the spine. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1866 edition. The full original title page is: -- "The Vigilantes of Montana: Orl Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a Correct and Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial, Capture and Execution of Henry Plummer's Road Agent Band, Together with Accounts of the Lives and Crimes of Many of the Robbers and Desperadoes, the Whole Being Interspersed with Sketches of Life in the Mining Camps of the "Far West"; Forming the Only Reliable Work on the Subject Ever Offered to the Public." ex libris plate glued to the second page, otherwise the book is without blemish. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; True Crime; American Western History; Leather; America; ISBN: 0809440237. ISBN/EAN: 9780809440238. Inventory No: 0223021. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0223021  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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