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The Modern Age. The Pelican guide to Literature 7
Ford, Boris (ed)
Pelican London 1964 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback 580pp, very sound,, covers creased, owner name else near vg.  Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18777  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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VN : The Life and Art of Vladimir Nabokov
Field, Andrew
ISBN: 0708836607
Futura London 1988 First Thus
 Paperback xiv,418pp, index. B&w plates. Sml owner name else vg.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30267  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Froude’s life of Carlyle
Froude, James Anthony - abridged and edited by John Clubbe
ISBN: 0719536545
John Murray London 1979 First Thus
 Hard Cover xxvi,726pp, index, ills. Small owner name else a near fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30354  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Thomas Mann : A Biography. Life as a work of art
Kurzke, Hermann; translated by Leslie Willson
ISBN: 0713995009
Allen Lane London 2002 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi,582pp, ills. A fine copy  Fine/Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30371  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Rupert Brooke. A Biography
Hassall, Christopher
ISBN: 0571101968
Faber and Faber London 1972 First Thus
 Paperback 557pp, index. Quality softcover.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22432  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Rupert Brooke. A Biography
Hassall, Christopher
ISBN: 0571101968
Faber and Faber London 1972 First Thus
 Paperback 557pp, index. Quality softcover.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22432  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Louis Bromfield and his books
Brown, Morrison
Cassell London 1956 First Edition
 Hard Cover 166pp, index, frontispiece + 8pp of b&w ills. A little foxing to prelims, else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31111  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hardy Landscapes
Beningfield, Gordon
ISBN: 0670832111
Viking London 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Colour paintings reproduced, also black and white sketches. Preface by Gertrude Bugler who played Tess in 1929  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31253  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Journey to Java
Nicolson, Harold
Constable London 1957 First Edition
 Hard Cover . 254pp, index. B&w plates. Harold was given money for his 70th birthday by his friends and set off on a very happy journey to the 'East'. Prev. owner name else a very good copy in like dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 879  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Shakespeare. The world as a stage
Bryson, Bill
ISBN: 9780007197897
HarperCollins London 2007 First Edition
 Hard Cover 200pp, bibliography. Fine in dj. Eminent lives series.  Fine/Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 385  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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C.S. Lewis. A biography
Wilson, A N.
ISBN: 0002151375
Collins London 1990 First Edition
 hard cover xviii,334pp, index, b&w plates. Story of the author of 'The Chronicles of Narnia" and much else, including "The Screwtape Letters".  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317666  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Wild Mary. A life of Mary Wesley
Marnham, Patrick
Chatto & Windus. London 2006 First Edition
 Hard Cover 289pp, index, b&w plates.Story of late blooming author of 'The Camomile Lawn' and other books, who had done many things before becoming a published writer  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318270  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Goodbye to All That
Graves, Robert; introduced by Raleigh Trevelyan
Folio Society London 2001 Reprint
 Hard Cover 295pp, endpaper maps, b&w photos. Fine decorative cloth in fine slipcase  Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318514  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Lawrence’s Mean and Women
MacLeod, Sheila
ISBN: 0434440310
Heinemann London 1985 Reprint
 Hard Cover 231pp.David Herbert Lawrence  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318587  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh
Waugh, Evelyn; edited by Michael Davie
ISBN: 0297771264
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover xii, 814pp, index. He started at 7 in 1911, and the diaries continue till 1965, the year before his death.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318900  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Writers at Work: the Paris Review interviews
Var. introduction by Malcolm Cowley
Secker & Warburg London 1958 First Edition
 Hard Cover 276pp, light foxing to edges, prelims else good plus cloth hardcover  Good Plus
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318985  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell 1903 - 1959
Russell, Bertrand: edited by Robert E. Egner and Lester E. Denonn
Simon & Schuster New York 1961 First Edition
 Hard Cover 736pp. 81 selections on a wide range of subjects.  Very Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318999  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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William Shakespeare. A critical study
Brandes, Georges
Macmillan New York 1924 
 Hard Cover xii,722pp, index. Page of contents has been torn and repaired else good. Translated from Danish.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31080  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ibsen: the man and his work
Beyer, Edvard; translated by Marie Wells
ISBN: 0285648705
Souvenir London 1978 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 224pp, photos in text, bibliography of English language texts. A near fine copy  Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318888  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Chaldon Herring; The Powys Circle in a Dorset Village
Stinton, Judith
ISBN: 0851154980
Boydell Woodbridge 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover 184pp, index, some ills. in text.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319766  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Selected Prose
Eliot, T.S. - Edited By John Hayward
Penguin Harmondsworth 1963 Reprint
 Soft Cover 236pp, owner name   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25723  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Year of Space. A Chapter in Autobiography
Linklater, Eric
The Reprint Society London 1954 Book Club Reprint
 Hard Cover 319pp. The framework of the book is a year in which the author went to observe the war in Korea and visit Australia and New Zealand.  Very Good/Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20335  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Uneasy Victorian: Thackeray the Man
Monsarrat, Ann
ISBN: 0396078664
Dodd, Mead New York 1980 First Edition
 Hard Cover Cloth, 8vo, gilt on spine, xiv,461pp, fine in vg sl rubbed dj.  Fine/Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 885  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature
Rogers, Pat - edited by
ISBN: 0198128169
Oxford University Press Oxford 1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi,528pp, ills, inc. many coloured plates, maps. Very good in dj with closed tear.  Very Good/Good Plus
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320246  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Max: A Biography By David Cecil
Cecil, David
Houghton Mifflin New York 1965 Reprint
 Hard Cover A biography of the author, caricaturist and drama critic Max Beerbohm. 507pp.Orange cloth in whole but aged dj.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320305  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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TOO STRONG FOR FANTASY
Davenport, Marcia
Scribners New York 1967 Book Club Edition
 Hard Cover Original Cloth. . 498pp. black mark on top edge else vg in lightly rubbed else near vg dj. A personal record of music, literature and politics in America and Europe over half a century as lived by the author.  Very Good/Good Plus
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9263  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Journey to the Trenches. The Life of Israel Rosenberg 1890-1918
Cohen, Joseph
ISBN: 0860517969
Robson London 1992 Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Fine. Reprint First Thus. :. xvi,224pp. The short life of a young poet and painter killed on the Somme in 1918.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14286  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE MEANING OF RECOGNITION: New Essays 2001-2005
James, Clive
ISBN: 0330440292
Picador [Pan Macmillan] London 2005 Australian Edition, Second Imp
 Softcover xv, + 367pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Social satire and commentary presented in a string of essays [some previously published as articles] by this superb literary critic, cultural commentator, TV documentary filmmaker, poet, novelist, journalist, political analyst, satirist, Formula One fan...Book weight approx. 440g.   Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004375  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EVEN AS WE SPEAK : New Essays 1993-2000
James, Clive
ISBN: 0330481762
Picador London 2001 Fourth Impression
 Softcover xviii, + 381pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. " . . . illuminating and hilarious essays from Clive James. As ever, he brings his celebrated wit to bear on a wide variety of subjects, from the Sydney Olympics to television today, from Mark Twain to Peter Cook, from Australian culture to front-page British monarchy . . . " Book weight approx. 470g.   Very Good +
Price: 15.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 007563  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MYSELF WITH OTHERS : Selected Essays
Fuentes, Carlos
ISBN: 0233981144
Andre Deutsch London 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 214pp. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt initials (CF) to front panel of undamaged boards. Neat previous owner's name, place (Adelaide) and date (1991) to corner of front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Corner-clipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased and surface-scuffed. "Fuentes has assembled a group of essays reflecting three of the great elements in his work: autobiography, love of literature, and politics." Book weight approx. 490g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009654  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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