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Tim Winton : critical Essays
McCredden, Lyn; O’Reilly, Nathanael (editors)
ISBN: 9781742586069
University of Western Australia Publishing  2014 First
 Paperback "The editors have brought together an international lineup of scholars - new voices and established - to consider the work of Australia's most celebrated and loved contemporary novelist."  Brand New
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027102  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991
Rushdie, Salman
ISBN: 0670839523
Viking Press New York 1991 First American Edition
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Spine sl. slanted, remainder mark lower fore-edges, D/W price-clipped.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009829  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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By the Book : Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review
Paul, Pamela
ISBN: 1627791450
Henry Holt and Co. U.S.A. 2014 First Edition
 Hard Cover Interviews with writers as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Khaled Hosseini, Lee Child, J. K. Rowling - 65 intgruiging and fascinating exchanges from Pamela Paul's column in The New York Times Book Review each Sunday.  As New/As New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028176  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Spy Thrillers : From Buchan to le Carre
Bloom, Clive (edited by)
ISBN: 0333522443
Macmillan U.K. 1990 First
 Hard Cover Publisher's stamp to ffep.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020638  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Aaron’s Rod
Lawrence, D. H.; Kalnins, Mara (edited by)
ISBN: 0521272467
Cambridge Univ Pr Cambridge 1988 
 Paperback This Cambridge edition, based on the only authoritative survivning typescript, restores cut passages and elminates the errors and house-styling of previous editions. Vertical crease to front panel  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021253  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Oxford Literary History of Australia
Bennett, Bruce; Strauss, Jennifer; Wallace-Crabbe, Chris
ISBN: 0195537378
Oxford Univ Pr Melbourne 1998 First
 Hard Cover   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021389  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Proliferation of Prophets: German Literature from Nietzsche to Brecht
Hamburger, Michael
ISBN: 0856356859
Carcanet Press Ltd U.K. 1986 First Paperback Edition
 Paperback Internally unmarked, sl. edgewear to wraps, pages and fore-edged tanned.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027275  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Five fictions in search of Truth
Jehlen, Myra
ISBN: 9780691136127
Princeton University Press U.S.A. 2008 First Printing
 Hard Cover   As New/As New
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021993  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Edmund Wilson Reader
Wilson, Edmund;Dabney, Lewis M.
ISBN: 0306808099
Da Capo Pr New York, New York, U.S.A. 1997 
 Paperback   Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022451  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Vale Press : Charles Ricketts, a Publisher in Earnest
Watry, Maureen
ISBN: 9780712347242
The British Library/Oak Knoll Press  2004 
 Hard Cover A pristine copy protected in publisher's original shrinkwrap.  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022189  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Outlines of French literature with chapters on the History of France
Gardiner, L. J.
University Tutorial Press London 1927 
 Hard Cover Blue cloth boards sl. marked, gilt title to spine remains bright, remains of clear tape to pastedowns front and back, PO initials half title page, some spotting to prelims and fore-edges, internally unmarked, binding tight.  Good/No D/W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016555  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Romanticism : The Critical Idiom Series No. 2
Furst, Lilian R.
ISBN: 0416839207
Methuen London 1979 Reprint
 Paperback Sl. edgewear to spine ends, internally appears unread. Many other titles in this series available - please enquire direct.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011219  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Children of Charles Dickens
Donovan, Frank Robert
ISBN: 0090985001
Leslie Frewin Publishers Ltd London 1969 First
 Hard Cover Upper corners bumped, internally unmarked, red cloth boards remain bright. D/W with sl. edgewer, faded spine (now protected). "Conjures up the world of Dickens through all his 'children', describing their lives as they were, and sometimes, how they might have lived had it not been for the unyielding hand of the Victorian era."  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 023088  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Step Across This Line : Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
Rushdie, Salman
ISBN: 0224061607
Jonathan Cape London 2002 First Printing
 Hard Cover   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 023514  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Crime in Literature: Sociology of Deviance and Fiction
Ruggiero, Vincent
ISBN: 1859844820
Verso Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 2003 First
 Paperback A very good copy, internally unmarked, remainder mark to lower fore-edges.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 023470  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Enchanted Hunters : The Power of Stories in Childhood
Tatar. Maria
ISBN: 0393066010
W. W. Norton & Company New York 2009 Stated First Edition/First Pri
 Hard Cover An unmarked as new book.Än ambitious and lyrical attempt to understand the power of reading in children's lifes, a brilliant and wide-ranging analysis of the stories that compel children's most intense involvement.  As New/As New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 027892  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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On Grief and Reason : Essays
Brodsky, Joseph
ISBN: 0140250573
Penguin London 1997 
 Paperback Unmarked, no creasing to spine, pages lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 023682  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Heart of Man : An Illustrated Selection
Lawrence, D. H.; Philip, Neil (edited by)
ISBN: 0747504563
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London, United Kingdom 1989 
 Hard Cover Long gift inscription to half title page. Key extracts from Lawrence's novels are interspersed with short stories and poems which charge his 'savage pilgrimage' into 'the heart of man'. Superb illustrations throughout. D/W with closed tear to upper edge back panel (now protected in removable clear archival plastic).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024273  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body, and the Law
Punter, David
ISBN: 0333658027
Macmillan/St. Martin's Press London & New York 1998 First
 Paperback An unmarked apparently unread copy in excellent condition.  Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028971  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Under the Covers and between the Sheets : the inside story Behind Classic Characters, authors, Unforgettable phrases and Unexpected Endings
Joyce, C. Alan; Janssen, Sarah
ISBN: 9781606520345
  2009 
 Hard Cover "Hundreds of surprising little-known flaws, foibles, and feuds of the literary world will draw you into the pages."  Brand New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024873  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Frank Hardy & the Literature of Commitment
Adams, Paul;Lee, Christopher
ISBN: 0958079412
Vulgar Press Melbourne 2003 First
 Paperback   Nr. Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024777  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Ode : The Critical Idiom Series
Jump, John Davies
ISBN: 0416788203
Methuen London 1974 
 Paperback An unmarked copy, sticker over original price back panel.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024707  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Chinese Amusement: The Lively Plays of Li Yu
Henry, Eric P.
ISBN: 0208018379
Archon Books North Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1980 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. D/W with sl. edgewear and small loss to spine head (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024677  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Dancing with Mrs. Dalloway : Stories of the Inspiration Behind Great Works of Literature
Johnson, Celia Blue
ISBN: 0399536922
Pengion New York 2011 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover "The real stories behind everyone's favourite novels - from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to The Great Gatsby."  Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025120  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Love Sex Death & Words : Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen
ISBN: 9781848311640
Icon Books London 2010 
 Hard Cover "Provides an unrivalled, sumptuous voyage through the highs and lows of literature's bejewelled past."  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025038  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Why Translation Matters
Grossman, Edith
ISBN: 9780300126563
Yale University Press New Haven & London 2010 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Includes Grossman's personal list of important translations  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025674  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Great Writers, Great Loves : The Reinvention of Love in the Twentieth Century
Priest, Ann-Marie
ISBN: 1863951989
Black Inc. Melbourne 2006 
 Paperback A gently read copy with sl. creasing to wraps. "Delves deep into the love lives of eight twentieth-century writers and shows how, in the tumult and novelty of their intimate relationships, they radically transformed our ideas of romantic love." The writers are: Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Charmian Clift, Dylan Thomas and Frank O'Hara.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025627  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Avant-Post
Armand, Louis (edited by)
ISBN: 8073081237
Litteraria Pragensia Prague 2006 Presume First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028074  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Dear Miss Mansfield : A Tribute to Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp
Ihimaera, Witi
ISBN: 0670826243
Viking Pr New Zealand 1989 First
 Hard Cover Internally unmarked, minimal edgwear to spine ends and corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026351  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Reader in Modern American Literature (the 40’s -the 50’s)
Guterman, N. G.; Polonskaya, N. K.; Fedoseeva, D. A. (compiled and Commented upon)
Moscow Higher School  1977 Presume First
 Hard Cover Corners lightly bumped, pages age tanned.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009204  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Literary History of England : Second Edition
Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)
ISBN: 0710062621
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1967 1976 Reprint
 Hardcover A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013432  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Twentieth Century French Writers
Micks, Wilson; Hill, Alfreda
New Directions U.S.A. 1950 
 Hard Cover Boards with significant insect damage, internally unmarked, binding strong. Writers inc. Paul Claudel, Colette, Marcel Proust, Jean-Paul Sartre, Francois Mauriac and more. 310 pp.s  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018338  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Era of Expressionism
Raabe, Paul
ISBN: 0714506982
Calder & Boyars London 1974 
 Hard Cover Translated from the German by J. M. Ritchie. Sl. spotting to upper fore-edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018249  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Companion to Gottfried Von Strassburg’s "Tristan"
Hasty, Will (edited by)
ISBN: 1571132031
Camden House U.S.A. 2003 First
 Hard Cover   Brand New/Brand New
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018241  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gluttony, Pride, and Lust and Other Sins from the World of Books
Turner, Michael; Geare, Michael
ISBN: 0002166216
Collins London 1984 First
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014987  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Laxdoela Saga: Its Structural Patterns
Adelung, A. Margaret Arent
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press  1972 
 Hard Cover Top right corner ffep cut away on the diagonal (presumably to erase PO details)  Very Good/Issued Without
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017101  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Arrested Voices : Resurrecting the disappeared writers of the Soviet Regime
Shentalinsky, Vitaly
ISBN: 068482776X
Martin Kessler Books/The Free Press New York 1996 First Printing
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Trans. by John Crowfoot, introduction by Robert Conquest.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008065  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Erotic Motive in Literature
Mordell, Albert
Boni and Liveright New York 1919 Second Printing
 Hardcover Sl. edgewear to boards, eps tanned, mark to ffep (? prev. price sticker removed), fore-edges tanned and perhaps a little grubby with very sl. spotting.  Very Good/Lacks D/W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009231  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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New Approaches to Ezra Pound: A Co-Ordinated Investigation of Pound’s Poetry and Ideas
Hesse, Eva (edited by)
ISBN: 0571088430
Faber & Faber London 1969 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Unread, D/W price-clipped and sl. rubbed.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009425  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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West Indian Literature
King, Bruce (edited by)
ISBN: 0333235908
Macmillan London 1979 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009308  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Albert Wendt and Pacific Literature : Circling the Void
Sharrad, Paul
ISBN: 1869403037
Auckland University Press/Manchester University Press  2003 
 Trade Paperback "...the world's first scholarly book-length study of Pacific writer Albert Wendt, the godfather of modern Pacific literature." Media release laid in.  Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004485  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Sedaris, David
ISBN: 9780316143462
Little Brown, New York, 2004. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Repairable tear to dust jacket front top near spine. Light wear to dust jacket extremities. 256 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0316143464. ISBN/EAN: 9780316143462. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52761. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52761  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Australians in America 1876-1976
Edited & Introduced by John Hammond Moore,
ISBN: 9780702212529
University of Queensland Press, Queensland, 1997. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 331 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0702212520. ISBN/EAN: 9780702212529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52801. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52801  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Guardian Omnibus 1821-1971 - an anthology of 150 years of Guardian writing
Ayerst, David
ISBN: 9780002112925
Collins, England, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. 768 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Britain/UK; History. ISBN: 0002112922. ISBN/EAN: 9780002112925. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53142. 
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 53142  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Arthur Samuel Peake 1865-1929 Essays in Commemoration and Selections from his Writings
Edited by John T Wilkinson,
Epworth Press, London, 1958. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. .Previous owner's name on first page - that of F Engel, noted Australian theologian. No torn or missing pages. Fading to dust wrapper at spine. General age and reading wear. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53302. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Pound Era
Kenner, Hugh
ISBN: 0712651195
Pimlico London 1991 
 Paperback A gently read copy with PO name/date to first page. "One of the great critical books of the twentieth century."   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019202  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Wedding Day in Literature and Art : a Collection of the Best Descriptions of weddings from the Workds of Hte World’s Leading Novelists and poets, Richly Illustrated with Reproductions of Famous Paintings of Incidents of the Nuptial Day
Carter, C. F. (compiled by)
Dodd, Mead & Company New York 1912 Reprint
 Hard Cover First published 1900. A very handsome book with green cloth boards, gilt title to front panel and spine, side fore-edges untrimmed and lightly tanned. PO gift inscription ffep appears contemporary, not 1912. Black and white plates intact. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners. A beautiful homage to what is (usually) thought of as the most important day of one's life.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029352  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Crowning Privilege. The Clark Lectures 1954-1955.
Graves, Robert
Cassell London 1955 First Edition
 Hard Cover Also includes essays on poetry and 16 new poems.230pp, some foxing, else near fine copy in whole, but discoloured dj.  Near Fine/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26494  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The First Cuckoo - letters to The Times 1900-1975
Chosen by Kenneth Gregory,
ISBN: 9780048080257
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Light reading wear. 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; England; Communications & Media. ISBN: 004808025X. ISBN/EAN: 9780048080257. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53149. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53149  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Patty Diphusa and Other Writings
Almodovar, Pedro
ISBN: 0571129161
Faber & Faber London & New York 1992 First English Language Edition
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" of the collected works of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. "Colourful, raunchy and camp, Patty Diphusa is an essential companion to Almodovar's films and a testimonial to Spain's flourishign popular culture."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029476  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Quest for Grace
Clark, Manning
ISBN: 0670830348
Viking Melbourne 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo. ISBN:0670830348. Mannig Clark's second instalment in his autobiography. Previous owner's name. DJ slightly creased on top edge, but repaired and protected. BW photos. 220 pp.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13518  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A portrait of Jane Austen
Cecil, David
ISBN: 0094624003
Constable/Hutchinson Australia 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover 208pp, index, many ills. Jane Austen in her time and place. Near fine green cloth h/c in vg dj.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26937  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead
ISBN: 0307984761
Crown Publishers New York 2014 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. "Not quite biography, not quite memoir, not quite literary criticism. A wonderfully intelligent exploration of a great novel and its great author."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
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Pencillings: Little Essays on Literature
Murray, John Middleton
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. 1923  1923 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 277pp. good+, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / good foxed d/w with lightly chipped edges. 
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The Floral Mother and other essays.
Llewellyn, Kate
ISBN: 0207187029
Angus and Robertson.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 205pp. very good. My aid is to recue the essay from academia, to turn it instead to its original purpose to 'essay', to try, to experiement. These essays are about everyday life, and whatever learning they have they wear lightly. My intention is to interest and to amuse, and to have the reader while away an hour as gracefully as possible. 
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The Man Versus The State.
Spencer, Herbert.
Williams & Norgate. 1885 eight thousand  0 
  Pp ii,113,16 adverts. Size 226x145mm. Original cloth .Gilt. Spine Faded and spotted. Containing, The New Toryism, The Coming Slavery, The Sins of Legislation, The Great Political Superstition. All reprinted from 'The Contemporary Review' with postscript. 
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Reflected Light : La Trobe Essayse
Beilharz, Peter & Manne, Robert
ISBN: 1863952462
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2006.  2006 
  8vo. softcover. 343pp. Very good+. 
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Chaucer’s Measuring Eye.
Holley, Linda Tarte.
ISBN: 0892632747
Rice University Press, USA 1990  1990 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w. 
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The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies
Barthes, Roland
ISBN: 0374521557
Farrar Straus & Giroux June 1979  1979 
  8vo softcover 152pp very good. In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Graham, the flooding of the Seine and other shared events and aspects of everyday experience. 
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Australian Postwar Novelists: Selected Critical Essays
Keesing, Nancy (Editor)
ISBN: 0701607696
Jacaranda Press 1975  1975 
  8vo softcover 218pp very good. Contents includes Critical Essays on the works of Martin Boyd, T.A.G. Hungerford, David Ireland, George Johnston, Thomas Keneally, Alan Marshall, David Martin, Peter Mathers, Hal Porter, Ivan Southall, Randolph Stow, Colin Thiele, Judah Waten, Patrick White. 
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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. 
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Culture and History - Essays presented to Jack Lindsay
Edited by Bernard Smith
ISBN: 0868060895
Hale & Iremonger 1984  1984 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Near fine. 455pp. Illustrated. Jack Lindsay the son of Norman Lindsay. Contributors include Anderson, Orin, John Arnold, Craig Munro, R. D. FitzGerald, James Borg, Don Watston, Bernard Miles, Nikolai Lopyrev, Jeremy Hawthorn, Michael Wilding, V. S. Vakrushev, Christopher Hill, Stephen Knight, Bernard Smith, Robert Browning, Robert Smith, Humphrey McQueen and L. T. Hergenham. 
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Civil Passions: Selected Essays
Krygier, Martin
ISBN: 0975076981
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 303pp very good. 
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A Testament to the Wilderness - Ten Essays on an Address by C. A. Meier.
Prof. C. A. Meiere.
Daimon Zurich / The Lapis Series - Santa Monica 1985  1985 
  8vo. Softcover. 142pp. Included in this volume are ten highly individual responses to the seminal paper, Wilderness and the search for the Soul of Modern Man. This anthology of original writings was conceived in honor of the lifelong work of Meier of Zurich on this eightieth birthday. It is reccommended reading for all concerned with the future of our troubled world. 
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The Journals of Arnold Bennett. 3 Volumes
Bennett, Arnold. edited by Newman Flower
Cassell 1932  1932 
  8vo. hardcovers. Volume I 1896-1910; Volume II 1911-1921, Volume III 1921-1928. pp. 419,321,310. indexes. good, some foxing. d/ws of Vol2&3 good+ sunned, d/w of vol1 is torn. 
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Tragedy and Comedy
Kerr, Walter
Bodley Head, 1968, First U.K. edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 341pp. very good+, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w. 
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Staging Steinbeck: Dramatising The grapes of wrath
Whitebrook, Peter
ISBN: 0304321990
London Cassell 1988  1988 
  8vo hardcover 157pp, b/w illus. very good+, ex-lib / very good+ d/w. 
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Lives Obscurely Great - Historical essays on Women of New South Wales
Patricia Thompson and Susan York (Editors)
ISBN: 0959843272
Soc. of Women Writers NSW branch 1980  1980 
  8vo. Card Covers. Front cover marked. Signed by the editors and well as Hilarie Lindsay, Lilian James, Valmai Phillips, Lorna Ollif, Lysbeth Cohen. Contents include essays on Mary Callicott, Jane Watsford, Women of Subiaco, George Clarke and the Kamilaroi Tribe, Elizabeth Hawkins Trip 1822, Hannah Laycock of King''s Grove Farm, Sarah Claydon, The Pioneer Lady of Marrickville, Needlewomen, Ann Thorn''s Land Grant, Melinda Kendall, Three Women of Wyong - The Aborigine, the Pioneer and the Outcast, Granny with Clean your Boots, German Women and their Families in NSW, Lindsay Papers, Elizabeth Mitchell - Mother of Albury, Luch Osburn of Sydney Hospital, Mary Ann Hoschke - Upper Orara Valley, Education at Cumnock, The Matriarch of Foster, Doris Dawson and the industrial Blind School, Dame Alice Berry From Cobar, Distinguished Jewish women of NSW, Mammy Ross. 
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Counsels and Ideals from the Writings of William Osler
Osler, William
London, Humphrey Milford OUP, 1921, 2nd Edition  0 
  8vo. maroon cloth hardcover. 355pp. index, b/w frontis. very good, some foxing. 
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Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett - The Stoic Comedians
Kenner, Hugh
W. H. Allen 1964. First edition  0 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Very Good. In this sequential treatment of Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett, the author sets out to illustrate how each exploits the devices of our typographic culture. He traces the intricate development of the novel, comparing the various ways in which each writer controls the format of the book and at the same time capitalizes on the great capacity of the novel for facts. 
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Reflections on the atomic bomb. ’Volume I of the previously uncollected writings of Gertrude Stein.
Stein, Gertrude. Haas
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 197  0 
  Edited by Robert Bartlett Haas. 181 p. printed wraps in good condition. 
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Thought and Expression
Scott, A.F.
Cambridge at the University Press. 1962.  1962 
  8vo. illus. green paper covered boards, hardcover. 143pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep. 
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The Adding Machine Collected Essays
Burroughs, William S.
London: John Calder, 1985 First Edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 201pp. very good. / very good d/w. 
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Modern Essays on Eighteenth-century Literature
Damrosch, Leopold, Jr.
ISBN: 0195049241
New York Oxford University Press, 1988  1988 
  8vo softcover 488pp very good. Students of English literature in the eighteenth century. 
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Claremont Essays
Trilling, Diana
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965  1965 
  8vo. hardcover. 243pp. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w. 
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In the Lion’s Den - fifty essays
Waugh, Auberon
ISBN: 0718117174
London, Michael Joseph, 1978,  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. very good+. / very good d/w rubbed on top edge. 
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Malraux Life and Work
De Courcel, Martine (edited by); Malraux, Andre
ISBN: 0151562806
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York & London 1976 
 Hard Cover Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, PO name ffep obliterated with blue ink, D/W with sl. edgewear inc. closed tear to upper back spine fold (now protected). "This series of biographical and critical essays evokes a portrait of one of the greatest literary figures and influences of the twentieth century. Each of the contributors offers a different view of Malraux's life and work, and finally converge to yield a complete image of the man."  Very Good/Very Good
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The Best Australian Essays 2013
Manne, Robert
ISBN: 1863956255
Black Inc. Melbourne 2013 
 Paperback An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages.  Very Good
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Edgar Rice Burroughs the Man Who created Tarzan Volume 2 (II)
Porges, Irwin
ISBN: 0345251318
Ballantine New York 1976 First Thus
 Trade Paperback Includes pp663-1310, plates. Almost as new v fine copy  Fine
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Poetics of Character: Transatlantic Encounters 1700-1900 (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)
Manning, Susan
ISBN: 1107042402
Cambridge University Press  2013 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked book in as new condition.  As New/As New
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Essays on Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead
Mayhew, Robert (edited by)
ISBN: 0739115782
Lexington Books U.K. & U.S. 2007 
 Paperback An unread near fine copy marred only by previous PO name to first (half title) page.  Very Good
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The Fox Number 2
Ramsden, Mel (et al)
Art and Language Foundation New York 1975 
 Paperback An internally unmarked copy in very good condition, sl. chipping to spine folds, top inch or so of spine covering missing but despite all binding appears strong. Inc. a review of John Berger's now classic "Ways of seeing".  Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged
Mayhew, Robert (edited by)
ISBN: 0739127802
Lexington Books U.K. & U.S. 2009 
 Paperback An unread near fine copy marred only by previous PO name to first (half title) page.  Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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The Best Australian Essays 2012
Koval, Ramona (edited by)
ISBN: 1863955798
Black Inc. Melbourne 2012 First
 Paperback An unmarked apparently unread copy. Contributors include Helen Garner, Peter Robb, David Marr, Gillian Mears and many more.  Very Good
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The Eleanor Farjeon Book: A Tribute to Her Life and Work 1881 - 1965
Var
Hamish Hamilton London 1966 First Edition
 Hard Cover Boards. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Ex-Library. 8vo. Clean and white with bright DJ, but tape stains and library stamps on end pages.  Good/Good
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Lectures and Biographical Sketches
Ralph Waldo Emerson,
George Routledge and Sons, England, 1894. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. . Minor title page has small repairable tear to top and also previous owner's name in pencil, small mark where previous price tag was removed from title page - otherwise very clean. Some webbing is showing at spine at rear board. Outer boards show a little bit of discolouration, wear and rubbing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000328. Good +
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Writing the Nation: Patrick White and the Indigene. (Cross/Cultures)
Vanden Driesen, Cynthia
ISBN: 9042025166
Rodopi Amsterdam - New York 2009 Presume First Edition
 Hard Cover Some PO marginalia, does not obscure text. No highlighting.   Very Good
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Essays on Ayn Rand’s We the Living
Mayhew, Robert (edited by)
ISBN: 0739106988
Lexington Books USA 2004 First
 Paperback PO name to first (half title) page but otherwise unmarked and in fine condition. "This is a truly engaging collection of essays that provides valuable philosophic and literary insight - as well as fascinating details about the publishing history and the music - into Ayn Rand's first full novel, We the Living." (back panel blurb).  Nr. Fine
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The Double Flame : Essays on Love and Eroticism.
Paz, Octavio
ISBN: 1860462502
Harvill Press London 1996 First U.K. Edition/First Print
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy with lightly tanned fore-edges, in original unclipped dust jacket with small chip to front flap fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
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Arguably
Hitchens, Christopher
ISBN: 9781742377391
Allen & Unwin, 2011.  2011 
  8vo. softcover. 788pp. index. Very good+. 
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On Writing : A Memoir of the Craft
King, Stephen
ISBN: 0340769963
Hodder & Stoughton London 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 240pp, gift inscription else a very nice copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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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
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Mr Isherwood Changes Trains : Christopher Isherwood and the Search for the ’home self’
Marsh, Victor
ISBN: 9780980712056
Clouds of Magellan Publishing Melbourne 2010 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy in excellent condition.  As New
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J.M. Coetzee and the Power of Narrative
Dooley, Gillian
ISBN: 160497673X
Cambria Press U.S.A. 2010 
 Hard Cover PO lightlyly pencilled notes to half title page and intermittently throughout the book - these could easily be erased if required.  Very Good
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Blind Love (Broadview Literary Texts)
Collins, Wilkie; Bachman, Maria K. (edited by)
ISBN: 155111447X
Broadview Press  2003 Reprint
 Paperback An unmarked apparently unread copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. "Includes a critical introdduction and primary source materials that address the novel's focus on movements for Irish independence."  Nr. Fine
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Boccaccio
Bergin, Thomas
ISBN: ISBN:0670177350
New York: Viking, 1981   
 Hard Cover An indepth biography of the life and works of Italian writer Giovanni Boccaccio. 392. Dj edge worn, but repaired and protected.  Very Good/Good
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The Best American Essays 2013 (The Best American Series ®)
Strayed, Cheryl (editor)
ISBN: 0544103882
Mariner Books  2013 First
 Paperback Internally unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Nr. Fine
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Four Essays on Gulliver’s Travels
Case, Arthur
Princeton University Press  1945 First
 Hard Cover Light blue boards are darkened from midline to lower edge (very strange configuration!), black spine intact, silver title remains bright. Internally, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown o/w unmarked and in excellent condition, including fold-out map of Gulliverian Hemisphere intact and unmarked.  Very Good/No D/W
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K
Calasso, Roberto
ISBN: 0224071920
Jonathan Cape London 2005 First U.K. Edition First Print
 Hard Cover "An utterly original, fascinating interpretation of the work of Franz Kafka that is stimultaneously an unprecedented exploration into the mystery of Kafka himself."  Very Good/Very Good
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The Aesthetics of Dostoyevsky
Kashina, Nadezhda
ISBN: 5050011795
Raduga Publishers Moscow 1987 
 Hard Cover Translated by Julian Katser. An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to laminated boards.  Very Good
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Introduction to Literary Hermeneutics (Literature, Culture, Theory)
Peter Szondi
ISBN: 0521301114
Cambridge University Press  1995 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked "as new" copy in excellent condition.  As New
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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For Lancelot Andrewes : essays on Style and Order
T. S. Eliot
ISBN: 0571094198
Faber & Faber London 1970 First Paperback Edition
 Paperback First published 1928, this is first paperback edition. Small PO name to first page otherwise internally unmarked. Sl. edgewear and rubbing to wraps.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Poetry & mysticism
Colin Wilson
ISBN: 0091037409
Hutchinson London 1970 First
 Hard Cover A very good copy, minimal foxing to fore-edges, dust jacket with equally minimal edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover)..  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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The Modern British Novel
Malcolm Bradbury
ISBN: 0436201321
Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd London 1993 First
 Hard Cover PO name but otherwise an unmarked copy in very good condition, complete with original red ribbon marker. Pages are age tanned, moreso fore-edges.  Very Good/Very Good
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Inside Modernism: Relativity Theory, Cubism, Narrative
Thomas Vargish; Mr. Delo E. Mook
ISBN: 0300076134
Yale University Press Newhaven & London 1999 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in very good condition.  Very Good/Very Good
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Fair and Varied Forms: Visual Textuality in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts (Studies in Medieval History and Culture)
Mary C. Olson
ISBN: 0415942675
Routledge  2002 
 Hard Cover Studies in Medieval History and Culture edited by Francis G. Gentry, Volume 15. An unmarked copy with light rubbing to laminated boards.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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Melbourne Chronicle; Yearbook 1990-91 No 60
Fein, Yvonne & Zable, Arnold – editors,
The Jewish National Library and Cultural Centre 'Kadimah', Elsternwick, 1991. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. Periodical, 1st thusly. colour reproductions of paintings on both the inside of the front and rear cover, and the covers, illustrated throughout with reproductions of drawings, and black-and-white photographs, the last part of the book is in Yiddish. This edition includes a feature on Mirka Mora. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 102, 34 pages pages, in colour illustrated softcover binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Judaica; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0241724. Very Good Condition
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The Smile and the Tear
Somerville, E. Oe. & Ross, Martin,
Methuen, London, 1933. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Edith Somerville. First Edition. 600 g; VIII, 152 pages, with a frontispiece and 7 other collotypes as well as a number of line drawings within the text. Ownership inscription dated 1938 on the front free end page, darkening of the spine section of the binding, and (cloth spine label pasted to the same), and evidence of water/and moisture damage to both front and rear boards of the binding, and and to the inside corner of the rear paste down. Traces of foxing to the edges of the pages which are untrimmed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Edith Somerville. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Local History -- Ireland; Inventory No: 0233763. Good
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SPEAKING OF MURDER, INTERVIEWS WITH THE MASTERS OF MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE; VOL. I & VOL. II
Gorman, Ed & Greenberg, Martin H. – editors,
ISBN: 0425165477
Berkley Prime Crime, New York, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. ISBN of volume II – 0425161455. being sold as a pair. Interviews of:Stephen King, Patricia Cornwell, Mary Higgins Clark, Sue Grafton, Mickey Spillane, Anne Perry, Tony Hillerman, Sharyn McCrumb, Joan Hess, Ed McBain, Simon Brett, Elizabeth George, Peter Lovesey, Marcia Muller, Carolyn Hart, Ian Rankin, Elizabeth Peters, Dominick Abel, Bill Pronzini, Minette Walters, John Harvey, Dean Koontz, Robert B.Parker, Walter Mosley, Lawrence Block, Nancy Picard, Michael Connelly, Edna Buchanan, Donald E.Westlake, Carl Hiaasen, Margaret Maron, Julian Rathbone, Paul Doherty, Robert Crais, Margaret Yorke, Laurie King, Nevada Barr, Dulcy Brainard, Joy Fielding, Barbara Parker, Loren D.Estleman, J.A.Jance, & Janet Evanovich. Size: Trade Paperback. X, 242, [4], & X, turn and 45, [1] pages, in colour illustrated softcover bindings. There is no damage to describe to either volume.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books for Writers. ISBN: 0425165477. ISBN/EAN: 9780425165478. Inventory No: 0241881. Very Good Condition
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CUNNING EXILES. Studies of Modern Prose Writers
Anderson, Don and Knight, Stephen – Edited by,
ISBN: 0207955913
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. A nice clean copy, the dustjacket is sunned across the top edge. The book itself shows no damage being bright and clean. The editors see these essays is exploring writers with a certain similarity of temperament: they do not form any "school" of writing. All contributors have been associated with the University of Sydney's Department of English and of adult education, and many of the essays have their source in teaching. If there be any "line" in the book, it is this: the writers are presented individually as people to whom critical inspectors come late, if at all – if at all Lowry, White, Stead, Sillitoe, O'Brien, Chandler, Hammett, Mailer Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 244 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0207955913. ISBN/EAN: 9780207955914. Inventory No: 0267140. Very Good Condition
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The art of Philip Larkin
Simon Petch,
ISBN: 0424000903
Sydney University Press, Sydney, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Although the book is secondhand there is no damage to describe. While the main concern of the book is with Larkin's poetry, detailed discussion of the novels is incorporated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Books on Books; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0424000903. ISBN/EAN: 9780424000909. Inventory No: 0266896. Very Good Condition
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Melbourne Chronicle; independent cultural-social periodical March/April 1988 No 1 (57)
Fein, Yvonne & Zable, Arnold – editors,
The Jewish National Library and Cultural Centre 'Kadimah', Elsternwick, 1988. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. Periodical, 1st thusly. colour reproductions of paintings on both the inside of the front and rear cover, and the covers, illustrated throughout with reproductions of drawings, and black-and-white photographs, the last part of the book is in Yiddish. This edition was published to coincide with the Jewish festival of arts. It offers a comprehensive retrospective of Jewish Australian writing, a section on the theatre, and articles which reflect a wider and more diverse involvement with issues in the straight community. Includes poetry by Lily Brett. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). 106, 22 pages pages, in colour illustrated softcover binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Judaica; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0259889. Very Good Condition
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Shakespeare the poet and his background
Quennell, Peter,
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1963. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Previous owner's rubberstamp on the bottom edge of the text block, and on the front and rear end pages, as well as handwritten name on the 1st and last pages. Illustrated with 29 black-and-white plates, comes with bibliography & index. Looks that Shakespeare from childhood and youth through to his early poems, his romantic comedies, historical drama, and through to the other accommodated man Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Books on Books; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0266350. Good Condition
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