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A Warsaw Diary; 1978-1981
Brandys, Kazimierz,
ISBN: 0701129034
Chatto & Windus -- the Hogarth Press, London, 1984. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. second-hand copy, small marking pen stripe on the bottom edge of the text block, page edges are slightly grubby, internally clean. No annotations. The reminiscences of the author who watched the momentous events of 1978-1981 unfolding his country. These are very personal memoirs but place the political and internal turmoil in perspective of time and place. When these memoirs were first published in Poland they were denounced on Polish television and when the imposition of martial law was imposed, the possession of the book was a mandatory jail term of up to 10 years for anybody possessing a copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. hundred and 75 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Diaries; History -- Europe ; Biography -- Literary; Communism . ISBN: 0701129034. ISBN/EAN: 9780701129033. Inventory No: 0280250. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280250  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Albert Schweitzer; The Man and His Mind
Seaver, George,
Adam and Charles Black, London, 1959. fifth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. fifth Edition. VIII, 374 pages including appendices & index, the last two pages blank, with 24 illustrations . dustjacket is price clipped, previous owner's name on the 1st page, slight rubbing at the top of the spine section of the dustjacket internally clean. Black and white illustrated frontispiece of Albert Schweitzer, by Daniel Wohlgenuth, drawn in 1929. original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. A biography and analysis of the German philosopher Albert Schweitzer. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy ; Biography -- Literary; Africa; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 0254123. Good
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0254123  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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An Eighteenth-Century Marquise; A Study of Emilie Du Chatelet And Her Times
Hamel, Frank ,
Stanley Paul & Co., London, No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Edition Unstated. 880 g.; IV, 5-384 pages, preface by author, list of illustrations, chief authorities consulted and index. Sepia toned illustrated frontispiece showing Emilie Du Chatelet. Protected by a tissue guard which has become yellowed and somewhat foxed. Within the text there are another 16 black-and-white contemporary illustrations. Red coloured cloth binding with tilt embossed design on the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Gilt to the top text block edge. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Bumping to the lower book edge along with wear . darkening to the top book edges and flecking to the front fore book edges. Minor flecking to the front book panel along with some grubs and some are fading to the rear book panel and to the strip. Browning and quite heavy foxing to the text block edges. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and age toning to the internal text. Foxing present throughout the text, but more pronounced at the beginning and at the end of the text. The hinge has split between the verso of the half title page and the verso of the frontispiece and the underlying webbing is visible. " The eighteenth century was an artificial age, and none of the famous women of the day were more essentially a product of its artificiality than the Marquise du Chatelet. Her mind was deeply tinged with the philosophical and metaphysical ideas which accompanied the approach of the mental unrest preceding the Revolution. She was thinker and scientist, precieuse and pedant, but nonetheless a coquette -- in short, a woman of contradictions. She was so strikingly original, so marked in her individuality, that she was worthy to be judged on her own merits, and to stand alone in the eyes of prosperity, if historians have persisted in regarding her merely as a satellite of Voltaire. This she would assuredly have resented. She would rather have been well hated than treated with indifference, and would have preferred to be written with content rather than to be ignored." -- from the preface page 5. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; History -- France; Inventory No: 0108244. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0108244  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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As Once in May; The Early Autobiography of Antonia White and Other Writings
White, Antonia -- Susan Chitty -- Editor ,
ISBN: 0860683524
Virago Press, London, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 525 g.; X, 340 pages, introduction by Susan Chitty and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being reproductions of Antonia White's writing. The text is illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A little bumping to the lower backstrip edge and rubbing to the top edge. Light browning to the text block edges. Some age toning to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of a portrait of Antonia White and on the rear dustwrapper panel a black-and-white photograph of her as a young girl. Dark blue coloured background with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and to the dustwrapper panels. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. In this book Antonia White's daughter, Susan Chitty, has brought together and annotated works, that were found after her mother's death. 16 chapters of her early autobiography, up to the age of six, some stories, essays, memorabilia and several poems. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 0860683524. ISBN/EAN: 9780860683520. Inventory No: 0107055. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107055  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Belles Saisons; A Collette Scrapbook Assembled, and with Commentary, by Robert Phelps
Phelps, Robert,
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. 650 g.; XII, 13-304 pages, last page blank, notes and sources and bibliography. Blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs from throughout Colette's life, reproductions of posters, cartoons and reproductions of manuscript pages. Purple coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed illustration of a flower on the front panel and silver titles to the backstrip. Fading to the extreme book edges and backstrip. Browning to the text block edges and light age toning of the internal text. Black-and-white illustration of Colette on the front dustwrapper panel with pink and purple background. Black-and-white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing and some chipping to the dustwrapper edges. Fading to the backstrip and there has been handling marks and browning to the rear dustwrapper panel. A photographic essay, with commentary, on the French writer Colette's life. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; France; Inventory No: 0109594. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Charles Harpur, An Australian
Normington-Rawling, J,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. XVI, 334pp., last 2 blank, preface by author, list illustrations, notes and references, bibliography and index. Black and white frontispiece, one map, 5 plates illustrates the text. Black boards with gilt writing on spine. There have been minor rubbing the corners and shelf wear to the bottom edge of book. Dust marks has occurred on top edge of paper. Previous owners name on the ffep. Plain text dustwrapper, brown background with white writing on front panel and spine. The dust wrapper corners have been chipped, and there is minor rubbing along the top edge. On the back panel there are some minor handling marks. Charles Harpur was born 25 years after the foundation of Sydney. He was a man many talents and beliefs, by turns a poet, fighter for self-government, and finally a friend of the powerful men in Australian literature and politics of his time. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; History -- Australia; Politics -- Australian; Australia; Biography -- Literary. Inventory No: 0100393. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0100393  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Ernest
Buckley, Peter,
ISBN: 080372392X
The Dial Press, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 162 pages, then a further 86 pages which are non paginated, photo credits. Photographic endpapers, being black-and-white photograph of seabirds over water. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Ernest Hemingway. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white photographs from the life of Ernest Hemingway. Black coloured boards with silver writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and slight rubbing to the book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges. Dust marks to the top page edge. Photographic dustwrapper, again being a portrait photograph of Ernest Hemingway, against a black background with white writing on the front panel and spine. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and faded. The corners of the dustwrapper also slightly rubbed. The white of the fold over panels has become a little yellow. Both a photographic and text biography of one of the 20th century's literary giants -- Ernest Hemingway. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 080372392X. ISBN/EAN: 9780803723924. Inventory No: 0103765. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0103765  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Ernest
Buckley, Peter,
ISBN: 080372392X
The Dial Press, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 162 pages, then a further 86 pages which are non paginated, photo credits. Photographic endpapers, being black-and-white photograph of seabirds over water. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Ernest Hemingway. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white photographs from the life of Ernest Hemingway. Black coloured boards with silver writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, again being a portrait photograph of Ernest Hemingway, against a black background with white writing on the front panel and spine. Both a photographic and text biography of one of the 20th century's literary giants -- Ernest Hemingway. A nice clean copy, slight rubbing on the edge of the rear fold over and an abrasion mark/possible manufacturing fault to the top edge of the rear end page. This is the first USA edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 080372392X. ISBN/EAN: 9780803723924. Inventory No: 0271950. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Humping My Bluey
McInnes, Graham,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 224 pp., foreword by author. The text illustrated with two maps drawn by Archie Harradine. Dark blue boards with gilt writing on spine. Corners are slightly rubbed and there is a little shelf wear evident on bottom edges of book. The head and heel of the book are soft. The top paper edge has dust marks. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing illustration from The Illustrated London News, February 21, 1885. Pink background with red black & blue writing on front panel and black on the spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, most noticeable on spine. There is minor chipping on top dustwrapper edge and the dustwrapper has grubby marks. The dustwrapper is price clipped. This is the second volume of Graham McInnes's autobiography. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Biography -- Literary; Australia; Inventory No: 0100580. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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J.R.R. Tolkien; Author of the Century
Shippey, Tom ,
ISBN: 0261104012
HarperCollins Publishers, London, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. XXVI, 348 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements foreword by author, list of references and index. Photographic softcover binding, showing Tolkien sitting in a library, against some of his writings, with black and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. In this book the author looks at the influence of J.R.R. Tolkien in the literary landscape in the 20th century. there is no damage to describe. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 0261104012. ISBN/EAN: 9780261104013. Inventory No: 0257940. Very Good
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0257940  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Memories of My Father; Translations of Thomas Mann's Works - A Bibliography
Mann, Golo,
Inter Nationes, Bonn, Germany, 1965. First German Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First German Edition. 64 pages, last 3 blank, bibliography. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, of Thomas Mann by Paul Citroen. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and facsimile's of Thomas Mann's writing/work. Maroon coloured covers, with French flaps, and black writing on the front panel and spine. A little rubbing to the edges of the book. Some browning of the paper edges. Some very light offset tanning to the endpapers. A memoir of Thomas Mann by his son Golo and an extensive bibliography of Thomas Mann's work published both in Germany and elsewhere. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; Germany; Inventory No: 0103855. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Monuments are Not Loved
Karsov, Nina and Szechter, Szymon,
ISBN: 0340105984
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 660 g.; XII, 288 pages, last two pages blank (intentionally), authors' note, introduction by Peter Reddaway. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the lower backstrip edge and minor rubbing to the book corners. Light dustiness to the text block edges. A few handling marks to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down. Plain text dustwrapper with black and white background and white and black titles to the front panel and white and purple titles to the backstrip. Authors' black-and-white photograph to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and to the other dustwrapper edges. There are two small tears to either side of the top backstrip region, measuring 0.5 " and 0.75 ". Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, top right hand corner. There are two creases that run the full length on the front fold over panel. A little browning to the top edges of both the front and rear fold over panels. Triangular creases to the lower edge of the rear fold over panel. The story of the authors, who were intellectuals/dissidents in 1960s communist Poland. Both the authors were also Jewish and at that time there was a wave of anti-semitism and a crackdown by the communist regime against dissidents. To protect Nina, her blind professor Szymon Szechter divorced his wife (with her permission) married Nina and then emigrated to England. In 1970 they filed for divorce and Szymon Szechter remarried his first wife. This is their story as told by them both. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Biography -- Literary; Communism ; ISBN: 0340105984. ISBN/EAN: 9780340105986. Inventory No: 0106618. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0106618  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Proof Against Failure
McCartney, Frederick,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. [viii], 194 (last blank ); portrait frontispiece, 12 pages of illustrations, index, original brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, dust jacket, heavy knock against top edge has broken cloth on rear and front boards to a depth of 3 mm. There is the letter D written indelibly on the rear endpaper. Poet, critic, social activist, writer, book reviewer, university lecturer, radio presenter, author. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; Poetry ; Biography -- Literary; Australia; Inventory No: win90. Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
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Rebecca West; A Life
Glendinning, Victoria,
ISBN: 0394539354
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1987. First Edition
 Buckram Buckram. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 720 g.; XVIII, 300 pages, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by author, notes, and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photographs/illustrations between page 172 and 173. Buckram covered boards with blue titles to the backstrip. A little bumping to the book corners. The front fore text edge has been hand cut. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Black-and-white photographic dustwrapper, showing Rebecca West as a young woman, with a blue textured background with blue, white and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip edges. Light rubbing to the dustwrapper panels but yellowing and summer handling marks to the rear dustwrapper panel. Some rubbing along the dustwrapper creases. The biography of one of the 20th century's most prominent women writers -- Rebecca West. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 0394539354. ISBN/EAN: 9780394539355. Inventory No: 0107637. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107637  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Rebecca West; A Life
Glendinning, Victoria,
ISBN: 0297790846
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. bound in original dark blue papered boards, with a dust jacket, illustrated. Previous owner's name on the first page, that a faint spotting of the top edge of the text block, and the dustjacket has been price clipped. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, and with a list of major works, source notes, and index. The biography of one of the 20th century's most prominent women writers -- Rebecca West. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 288 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 0297790846. ISBN/EAN: 9780297790846. Inventory No: 0273220. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Rebecca West; A Life
Glendinning, Victoria,
ISBN: 0297790846
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1987. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. bound in original dark blue papered boards, with a dust jacket, illustrated, which has faded slightly on the spine section. The book is free of any annotation, and the dustjacket has been price clipped. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, and with a list of major works, source notes, and index. The biography of one of the 20th century's most prominent women writers -- Rebecca West. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 288 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biography -- Literary; ISBN: 0297790846. ISBN/EAN: 9780297790846. Inventory No: 0238269. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Rex Stout A Biography
McAleer, John,
ISBN: 0316553409
Little, Brown and Company, Boston -- Toronto, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 1.2 to 5 kg.; XVI, 624 pages, last three pages blank intentionally, foreword by P. G. Wodehouse, list of illustrations, introduction by author, notes, A Rex Stout Checklist, acknowledgements and index. Black-and-white photograph of Rex Stout as a young man to the title page. The text is illustrated with 2, of 8 pages each, inserts of black-and-white photographs between pages 172 and 173 and pages 364 and 365. 1/4 green coloured cloth backstrip with silver titles. 3/4 pearl gray coloured boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front book panel. Minor bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges. Black-and-white photographic dustwrapper, showing Rex Stout to the front dustwrapper panel and Rex Stout and author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Little rubbing and some chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and rubbing to the other dustwrapper edges, creases and dustwrapper panels. Some yellowing of the dustwrapper panels and flaps. Biography of Rex Stout, creator of the incomparable Nero Wolfe detective novels, but had so many other incarnations during his long life. Up to the age of 35 he was: -- a Maths prodigy as a young boy, Theodore Roosevelt's account manager for Roosevelt's private yacht, prolific pulp writer and president of a multi million dollar banking business. His diverse livelihoods and responsibilities continued up until his death. The author to had full access to Rex Stout and his family and many friends and acquaintances to give a well rounded view of a remarkable author and man. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Biography -- Literary; Fiction -- Crime; ISBN: 0316553409. ISBN/EAN: 9780316553407. Inventory No: 0108067. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $30.80 (AUD)
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Stevie; A Biography of Stevie Smith
Barbera, Jack and McBrien, William,
ISBN: 0333426711
Papermac, London, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. VI, 378 pages, note by the executor of Stevie Smith, note by the authors, acknowledgements, notes and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, as an insert, and the occasional black and white line drawings by Stevie Smith. " "" Stevie Smith, who died in 1971, remains one of the most fascinating and original figures of this century. Her wit and eccentricity has become legend. Her personal style was unique. Her poems are among the oldest, funniest and most moving in the language. Her life, in fact, was so compelling that became the subject of a play and that film, both starring Glenda Jackson." -- from the front fold over panel. An in-depth biography, with previously unknown material, of this eccentric English poetess included. slight running at the corners of the paperback binding. Gift annotation on the inside of the front cover and a couple of grubby spots to the left of the half title page." " Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry ; Biography -- Literary; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0333426711. ISBN/EAN: 9780333426715. Inventory No: 0239794. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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The Roaring Twenties; Literary Life in Sydney, New South Wales in the Years1921-6
Lindsay, Jack,
The Bodley Head, London, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 240pp., notes, illustrations. The text is illustrated by 8 plates of photographs and other illustrations by Norman Lindsay & Hugh McCrae. Green boards with gilt writing on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Brian Keogh, with black in yellow writing on front panel and black on the spine. In this book Jack Lindsay, son of Norman, continues his life story about the then Sydney of the 1920s. The corners are rubbed and there is bumping along the bottom edges of book. There are dust marks to top paper edge along with some marks to other paper edges. The head and the heel of the spine is soft. Previous owners stamp on the verso of the ffep. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, rubbing particularly notable on the back panel. The spine is sun faded. Dustwrapper is price clipped on bottom right-hand corner of the front fold over. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Biography -- Literary; Social History ; Australia; Inventory No: 0100560. Good
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0100560  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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