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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
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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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The Presidential Papers
Mailer, Norman
Andre Deutsch London 1964 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG, Shelfwear, bumping, ink name, browning/VG, Edgewear, tear, soiling, edge-browning. Collection of essays and articles. Jacket design by Michael Harvey. Photo on request.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033277  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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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)
Book Number: 53302  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029496  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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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. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25660  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55085  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55053  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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+. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53326  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 56247  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45723  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45616  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44798  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62642  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Civil Passions: Selected Essays
Krygier, Martin
ISBN: 0975076981
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 303pp very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41351  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38818  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37957  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22370  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34990  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34421  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33909  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45631  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3518  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21351  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26978  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23807  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23415  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029682  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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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
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
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Men Only and London Opinion Vol. 61 No. 244 May 1956
no author
C. Arthur Pearson London 1956 1st Edition
 Soft Cover G, Binding loose at front hinge, edgewear, tears, creases, spine lean, foxing. Contributions by Kenneth More, Ernest Betts, Cardew Robinson, 'Questo', Hylton Cleaver, Jean Qui Rit and Peynet, Theodora Benson, Peter Williams, Jules Archer, George Maracco, Harold Waters, Oliver Baldwin & M.J. Wilson. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams and advertisments. Photo on request.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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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 +
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Arguably
Hitchens, Christopher
ISBN: 9781742377391
Allen & Unwin, 2011.  2011 
  8vo. softcover. 788pp. index. Very good+. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 030118  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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What Became of Jane Austen? And Other Questions
Amis, Kingsley
ISBN: 0140055096
Penguin Middlesex, England 1981 First Penguin Edition
 Mass Market Paperback VG, Edgewear, creases, stain to rear cover, browning. Collection of writings. Cover illustration by Arthur Robbins. Photo on request  
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033894  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Mountain Paths
Maeterlinck, Maurice (Transl. Alexander Teixeira De Mattos)
Methuen London 1919 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover G+, Shelfwear, uneven fading, bumping, foxing, browning/NO DUST JACKET. Essays. 278 pages, with 31-page Methuen catalogue at rear. Photo on request.  Good +/NO DUST JACKET
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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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
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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A Changing Australia
Encel, Sol
ISBN: 0642973369
ABC, Sydney, 1971. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "A series of six talks by Professor Sol Encel, Professor of Sociology at the University of N.S.W., originally broadcast on ABC radio under the title of "The Urbanization of Australia : Aspects of Social Change since 1939." Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 74 pages. Old stamp on front end paper. Covers have some shelf wear and a few marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 0642973369. ISBN/EAN: 9780642973368. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15529. Good Condition
Price: 6.26 (AUD)
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The Best Australian Essays 2008
Marr, David (edited by)
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2008. As Stated In The Title
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. As Stated In The Title. "It was the year of Wall Street's collapse & Australia's apology, of a film-world tragedy & an art-world scandal. In best Australian Essays 2008, David Marr has selected great writing from a turbulent time..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 331 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, marking and bumping to corners and some creasing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9781863952798. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13874. Fair Condition
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Learning to Dance Elizabeth Jolly Her Life and Work
Jolley, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0670029742
Viking, Melbourne, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. "Elizabeth Jolley is one of Australia's most significant & best-loved writers, delighting readers with her acute observation of the world, her wicked humour, her compassion & her honesty. Learning to Dance brings together some of her most poignant short stories, essays & poems, & includes two formerly unpublished pieces." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 299 pages. DJ has some light shelf wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0670029742. ISBN/EAN: 9780670029747. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14478. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.02 (AUD)
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The Words That Made Australia: How a nation came to know itself
Manne, Feik, Robert,
ISBN: 186395578X
Black Inc., Victoria, 2012. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: This is not a book of documents, snippets or worthy speeches. Instead it presents the original essays and the moments of insight that told us what Australia is and could be. These are the essential statements - from historians, reporters, novelists, mavericks and visionaries - that take us from Federation to the present-day, and tell a story of national self-discovery. There is the Frenchman who saw that Australia was a 'workingman's paradise', and the historian who explained why. The two reporters who realised the true significance of Gallipoli and conveyed it to the nation. Russel Ward on the Australian Legend, Robin Boyd on the Australian Ugliness, Donald Horne on the Lucky Country, W.E.H. Stanner on the Great Australian Silence and Anne Summers on Manzone Country. Real Matildas, Cultural Cringers, Future Eaters and Forgotten People - and much more. Memorably written and cohesive, this is the essential sourcebook of the words that made Australia. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 260 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 186395578X. ISBN/EAN: 9781863955782. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18150. Good Condition
Price: 13.90 (AUD)
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Tasmania: The Tipping Point? Griffith Review 39, A Quarterly Of New Writing & Ideas
Walsh, Parrett, Cica, et-al, David, Favel, Natasha
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2013. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Contains essays, memoirs, reportage, fiction and a picture gallery. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 262 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9781922079961. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18136. Good Condition
Price: 16.68 (AUD)
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Our Heritage & Australia’s Future : A Selection of Insights & Concerns of some Prominent Australians
Schwartz & Wilkinson,
ISBN: 1863370692
Schwartz & Wilkinson, Australia, 1991. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Contributors include; Sir Charles Court, Dame Leonie Kramer, Geoffrey Blainey, B.A. Santamaria, Hugh Morgan & John Stone. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 213 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863370692. ISBN/EAN: 9781863370691. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 849. Good Condition
Price: 27.80 (AUD)
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Broometime
Coombs, Varga, Anne & Susan
ISBN: 0733609902
Sceptre, Australia, 2001. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Signed by Author. Susan Varga & Anne Coombs went to Broome on a hunch. What they found was a town unlike any other. Laid back but bursting with energy, isolated yet deeply implicated in the currents of contemporary Australian life. Above all, a place with an insouciant disregard for how things are done elsewhere. Frontier town, country town, Aboriginal town. Which is the real Broome? A tiny place full of extraordinary characters. Part journal, part documentary, Broomtime tells the story of a journey both physical & emotional. Join the journey. Signed by both authors. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 294 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; 1990s; Anthropology. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0733609902. ISBN/EAN: 9780733609909. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 712. Good Condition
Price: 34.75 (AUD)
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Shakespeare’s Concept of Tragedy : The Bard as Anti-Elizabethan
Montano, Rocco
ISBN: 0895268108
Gateway, Chicago, 1985. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Pages are wavy as if water has been spilled, however, text is unaffected. Size: 180mm-240mm. 288 pages. Has some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; ISBN: 0895268108. ISBN/EAN: 9780895268105. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7. Good Condition
Price: 13.21 (AUD)
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Daniel O’Connell Political Pioneer
O’Connell, Daniel & Maurice R.(Editor)
ISBN: 1872002110
Daniel O'Connell Association, Ireland, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Daniel O'Connell is a towering figure in the pages of Irish history and was indeed one of the leading political actors in the first half of th 19th Century, This book explores his pioneering contributions tomass politics, non-violent political campaigning, civil & religious tolerance, liberalism & European Liberal Catholicism. This book presents the proceedings of the first annual Daniel O'Connell Workshop held in Derrynane, County Kerry. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 147 pages. Covers have some light shelf wear.. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Ireland; Late 18th Early 19th Century; Politics & Government. ISBN: 1872002110. ISBN/EAN: 9781872002118. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605. Very Good Condition
Price: 83.40 (AUD)
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Hammett’s Moral Vision
Thompson, George J. "Rhino"
ISBN: 097258983X
Vince Emery Productions, United States, 2007. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: Previously only available serialised over seven issues of The Armchair Detective magazine, this examination is the single most influential book-length analysis of Dashiell Hammett's novels. Spanning all sections of his career, the book discusses five novels: The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, The Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, and The Thin Man. Detailed analysis shows how the author and his work changed over time. Each novel is discussed in its own chapter with comparative criticism, and there is a list of resources for further reading and research. Additionally, this compiled text includes a new chapter in which the author discusses the impact Hammett has had on his own life. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 246 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Reference. ISBN: 097258983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780972589833. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17681. Good Condition
Price: 18.07 (AUD)
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The Best Australian Essays 2001
Craven, Peter (edited by)
ISBN: 1863950915
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2001. As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. As Stated In Title. Authors include; Gay Alcorn, Edmund Campion, David Marr, John Button, Mungo MacCallum, Clive James, Anne Summers, Tim Flannery, etc. Trade Paperback. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 503 pages. There is an old label on the rear cover. Spine has a reading crease. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863950915. ISBN/EAN: 9781863950916. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17251. Good Condition
Price: 11.82 (AUD)
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Speaking Of Us: Voices from Tentieth-Century Australia
York, Barry
ISBN: 0642107157
National Library Of Australia, Canberra, 1999. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Echoes from the earliest years of the century mingle with the voices of contemporary Australia in this fascinating selection of excerpts from the Oral History Collection of the National Library of Australia. Humour, Drama, Sport, Culture, Politics, Media & Work & Leisure are all represented." Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 159 pages. There are remnants of some old label(s) on the front cover. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0642107157. ISBN/EAN: 9780642107152. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17309. Good Condition
Price: 23.63 (AUD)
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Friday Mornings 1941-1944
Nicolson, Harold
Constable, London, 1945. Later Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Later Edition. These articles were all written for the Spectator, in which they appeared under the title "Marginal Comment". Size: 140mm - 180mm. 232 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, rubbing and bumping to corners. Inscription and bookshop stamp on ffep and title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001648. Good
Price: 6.95 (AUD)
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The selling of the Australian mind
Knight, Stephen,
ISBN: 1863301097
Mandarin / Octopus Publishing, Australia, 1990. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. From First Fleet to Third Mercedes Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 189 pages. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863301097. ISBN/EAN: 9781863301091. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15815. Good Condition
Price: 7.65 (AUD)
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Some Trust In Chariots!! : Sixteen views on Erich Von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods?
Castle, Thiering, E.W. & B.B. (Editors)
Westbooks, Australia, 1972. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. "Chariots of the Gods? by the Swiss author Erich Von Daniken is a book of popular archaeology, sensational & rhetorical in style, which has had an extraordinaryily wide fllowing since its publication in 1967. The contributors to this book believe that Von Daniken's work is careless, ill-informed, gratuitously offensive to honest scholars, & ultimately likely to be very unhealthy in its social effects." Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 130 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Covers have some shelf wear, are marked and have some foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15546. Good Condition
Price: 7.65 (AUD)
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The Pitch
Courtney, Bryce (Edited by Lesley Dow)
ISBN: 187557414X
Margaret Gee Publishing, Sydney, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . :Bloody Wednesday again! Every Wednesday I sit down for two hours to write my column, The Pitch, for the Friday Australian. Mostly my head is filled with manure, but at the end of two hours something is down on paper. Some of these somethings are now reprinted in this book." Only indication of ex-library is one ink stamp on the first endpaper. Old price label on rear cover. Size: 180mm - 240mm. 303 pages. There are remnants of some old label(s) on the front cover. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Ex Company Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 187557414X. ISBN/EAN: 9781875574148. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13052. Good Condition
Price: 19.46 (AUD)
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American Power and the New Mandarins
Chomsky, Noam
ISBN: 0701115459
Chatto & Windus, London, 1969. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. "American Power & the New Mandarins, as one critic has put it 'is the first significant work of social & political comment to come out of the Vietnamese catastrophe' But this new collection of historical & political essays by Professor Chomsky contains much more than a devastatingly powerful attack on the American involvement in Vietname. Its central theme is the dual role of American liberal intellectuals who in addition to the responsibility they owe to society of 'speaking the truth & exposing lies', have an increasingly come to occupy a position of influence & power." Size: 180mm-240mm. 319 pages. DJ has some foxing to extremities. Dust jacket has some shelf wear, a few marks & some bumping to corners. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; United States; 1960s; ISBN: 0701115459. ISBN/EAN: 9780701115456. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15297. Good Condition
Price: 19.46 (AUD)
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Wake Up, Lucky Country! A Reflection on Social Issues During the Past Decade
Overduin, Fleming, Daniel, John
ISBN: 0859101231
Lutheran Publishing House, Australia, 1980. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Is Australian society enlightened and progressive - or is it misguided & declining? What are the actual effects of the pervasive liberation philosophy of 'do your own thing'? Have all the recent parliamentary 'reforms' really improved our way of life?" Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm-240mm. 146 pages. Covers have some shelf wear & a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; 1970s; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0859101231. ISBN/EAN: 9780859101233. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14945. Good Condition
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Hollywood in Fiction : Some versions of the American Myth - Studies in American Literature Volume XXII
Spatz, Jonas
Mouton, The Netherlands, 1969. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: 180mm - 240mm. 148 pages. Covers have some light shelf wear.. Book is ex-library with stamps and marks.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; United States; History. Picture 7: 0. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12359. Good Condition
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Timeless Garden
Anderson, Ethel
Australasian Publishing Co Pty Ltd, Sydney, . Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Edition Unstated. A series of essays by the author. No date given but Circa 1945 as per gift inscription on inside of front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 146 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 011235. Good
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The Best Australian Essays 1998
Craven, Peter ( Editor )
ISBN: 1863950893
Bookman, Australia, 1998. As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. As Stated In Title. Authors Include; Helen Garner, John Birmingham, Raymond Gaita, Drusilla Modjeska, Richard Flanagan, David Malouf, etc. Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 302 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Some light shelf wear to cover. Some small stains on text block. Old owners name written in biro on FFEP. First photo page has some small stains. Last page has some light stains. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 1863950893. ISBN/EAN: 9781863950893. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009470. Good
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The Gentle Art of Beachcombing: A Collection of Writings by E.J. Banfield
Banfield, E.J. Noonan, Michael (Editor)
ISBN: 0702220612
Univ of Queensland Press, Queensland, Australia, 1989. Later Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good/. Later Edition. "The Gentle Art of Beachcombing presents a selection of little known writings by E.J. Banfield, the Beachcomber of Dunk Island & author of the classic Confessions of a Beachcomber....this new volume gives an entertaining insight into the mind of a man who, at the turn of the century, chose to live apart from society on his own island paradise on the Great Barrier Reef." Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Old price label on front cover. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Late 19th - Early 20th centuries; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0702220612. ISBN/EAN: 9780702220616. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010942. Good
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Blackwood’s Magazine No. 1297 : November 1923
Blackwood,
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1923. Edition As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Edition As Stated In Title. "The fame & circulation of 'Blackwoods Magazine" are now, at he end of a centurury, higher than at any other period - a record unique in litertary history." Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Item Type: Magazine. Paper covers becoming slightly detached from text block but still attached. Foxing as well as some small chips and tears to extremities. Some tanning. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; 1920s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007627. Fair Condition
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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
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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
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The Dreaming Swimmer: Non-Fiction, 1987-1992
James, Clive,
ISBN: 0224036025
Jonathan Cape, London, 1992. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour; ISBN: 0224036025. ISBN/EAN: 9780224036023. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10269. Very Good
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French Achievement in Literature
Moore, Will Grayburn,
ISBN: 0713515082
G.Bell and Sons, London, 1969. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0713515082. ISBN/EAN: 9780713515084. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12675. Very Good
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Confessions of a Radical Traditionalist
John Michell,
ISBN: 0971204446
Dominion Press, USA, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0971204446. ISBN/EAN: 9780971204447. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38181. Very Good
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At the Same Time : Essays and Speeches
Sontag, Susan,
ISBN: 9780241143711
Hamish Hamilton, London, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780241143711. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12141. Very Good
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The Scandal of Susan Sontag
Ching, Barbara and Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.,
ISBN: 9780231149174
Columbia University Press, USA, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780231149174. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9065. Very Good
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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
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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
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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
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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 7" - 9" 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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The Essential James Joyce 2009
Joyce, James,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1963. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. editor's introduction -- Harry Levin. James Joyce's work has caused conflicting opinions among critics, but his importance to the literary world is undisputed. This book is a discussion of 4 of his works -- "Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Exiles and Chamber Music, along with representative extracts from Ulysses, Finnegans Wake and Pomes Penyeach." -- from the front fold over panel blurb of the Jonathon Cape Edition. Age toning of the top edge of the book. No other damage. This is the first Penguin edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 558 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0266939. Very Good Condition
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historical studies; Australia and New Zealand selected articles, second series
Beevor, Margot & Smith, F. B.,
Melbourne University press, Carlton, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. a selection of articles reprinted from Historical Studies, which have been out of print, and "it must be emphasised that substantially the articles represent the opinions of their authors at the time of 1st publication and do not necessarily convey their present views on the various topics" apart from the previous owner's name on the 1st page, and slight fading of the spine there is no damage to describe Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7" - 9" tall ). VIII, 240 pages, in original softcover binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; history. Inventory No: 0241575. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin papers Spring 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 177-272 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211958. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin Papers 3/1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 145-244 pages, illustrated with reproductions from the 1945 Archibald exhibition; short story, articles, poetry etc Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211959. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin summer 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 321-432 pages, includes index for the year; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211964. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.90 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Australian Dream; A Collection of Anticipations About Australia from Captain Cook to the Present Day
Turner, Ian Selector,
Sun Books, Melbourne, 1968. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. introduction by selector, acknowledgements, author index and general subject index. Illustrated card cover with gold and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of essays, by different contributors, covering Australia's white history, and what Australia and Australians were / are / could be. Contributors include: Sir Joseph Banks, Ned Kelly, John MacArthur, Vance Palmer and Geoffrey Dutton. . Sunning to the backstrip with light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. [7], VIII - XIX, [2], 2-358, [6 which for a further titles from publishing house] pages,. Previous owner's name at the top of the 1st page, browning of the page edges, no other damage.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0268052. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin papers volume 4, number Two 1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Good Condition/. First Edition. Pages 69-152, includes short story, articles, poetry, reviews, art. The oversize stapled wrapper has a number of small tears. The text block has yellowed at the lower right-hand corner. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211947. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
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Meanjin Papers 1/1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Good/. First Edition. IV, 76 pages, illustrated with reproductions from the 1945 Archibald exhibition; short story, articles, poetry etc Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211948. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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Meanjin papers summer 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 273-336 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211950. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin Fourth quarter 1947
Meanjin,
the Meanjin Press, Melbourne, 1947. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. First Edition. Pages 217-292 short stories, articles, poetry, illustrations etc. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0211955. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 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 7" - 9" 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 unconscious civilization
Saul, John Ralston,
ISBN: 0140264647
Penguin, Camberwell, 1997. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. clean copy, no damage to report. Our society, the author argues in the 1995 Massey lectures is only superficially based on the individual and democracy. Increasingly it is conformist and corporatist, a society in which legitimacy lies with specialist or interest groups and decisions are made through constant negotiations between these groups. The paradox of our situation is that knowledge has not made us conscious. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Language & Linguistics; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0140264647. ISBN/EAN: 9780140264647. Inventory No: 0267453. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 1/1955
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1955. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 1-160; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Includes an article by Arthur Miller entitled "a Modest Proposal for Pacification of the Public Temper" Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211939. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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Meanjin 1-1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 1-96; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. The rear panel is missing approximately 1" x 2.5" x 3" at the top left-hand corner Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211940. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Fair Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. Pages 209-320, articles and reviews, illustrations. Minor chipping, and a 0.5 inch tear at the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211941. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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Meanjin papers 1-1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. First Edition. Pages 1-96, articles, at work, poetry; illustrated wrapper. there is a half inch tear on the right-hand side of the front cover. No other damage. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211942. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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historical studies; Australia and New Zealand selected articles, second series
Beevor, Margot & Smith, F. B.,
Melbourne University press, Carlton, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. a selection of articles reprinted from Historical Studies, which have been out of print, and "it must be emphasised that substantially the articles represent the opinions of their authors at the time of 1st publication and do not necessarily convey their present views on the various topics" The edges of the spine are somewhat scuffed, the spine is faded, previous owner's name on the 1st page. Bookseller sticker on the rear panel Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7" - 9" tall ). VIII, 240 pages, in original softcover binding.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; history. Inventory No: 0241574. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 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 7" - 9" 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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Chester Himes
Lundquist, james,
ISBN: 080446474x
Ungar, New York, 1976. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. apart from some very faint foxing to the edges of the pages, the book is without damage and is free of annotation. It includes a chronology, chapter notes, bibliography and is indexed. This is the 1st full-length study of a much neglected modern black novelist Library Journal Size: 12mo (standard paperback). X, 166 pages in a photographic illustrated paperback binding. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 080446474x. ISBN/EAN: 9780804464741. Inventory No: 0239542. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 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 7" - 9" 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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From Blake to Byron (Pelican Guide to English Literature Vol 5)
Ford, Boris -- Editor ,
ISBN: 0140204024
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1972. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. The book begins with an account of the social and intellectual context of English literature during the Romantic period, followed by a survey of the literature itself. The rest of the book is made up of a series of essays dealing in detail with certain authors, and the volume contains an appendix of biographies and bibliographies Rear panel blurb Size: 12mo (standard paperback). a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges and reading creases on the spine. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books. ISBN: 0140204024. ISBN/EAN: 9780140204025. Inventory No: 0266934. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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A handbook of literary terms with appendage
Yelland, L., H. (Hedley Lawry) & Jones, SC,
ISBN: 0207137277
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. 234 pages, including a bibliography, with the text arranged in alphabetical order and with some cross-referencing. Previous owner has protected the book with clear adhesive plastic, and the spine section has lost colour. this book has been compiled primarily for the use of students in high schools, colleges and universities, who study of English literature involves some general knowledge of the meaning and application delivery terms. From the preface Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Literature & Literary; Literature -- Terminology.; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0207137277. ISBN/EAN: 9780207137273. Inventory No: 0261554. Good Condition
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Wizard Study Guide Great Expectations
McRoberts, Richard,
ISBN: 1876367105
Wizard Books, Ballarat, 1998. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. rubberstamp from academic and general on the 1st page, neon pink highlighting on pages 11 15. Otherwise clean and without damage. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 79 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books. ISBN: 1876367105. ISBN/EAN: 9781876367107. Inventory No: 0254172. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
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Meanjin papers winter 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Poor/. First Edition. 97-176 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. missing the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211957. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Poor
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Meanjin 2/2001
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g., illustrated wrapper. CD Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 224 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0265864. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Aufzeichnungen Einiger Tage
Bender, Hans,
ISBN: 3920392280
Literarisches Colloquium, Berlin, 1971. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. By Author. 50 g; 44 pages, Photographic illustrated wrapper. "Ein herzliches Gedenken, ihr Hans Bender 25 Weig(?)nachten 197^" is written on the first page. This book comes from the estate of Marta Rado who taught linguistics and languages at Latrobe University in Melbourne. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; By Author. ISBN: 3920392280. ISBN/EAN: 9783920392288. Inventory No: 0212986. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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Meanjin 2 / 1967
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1967. First Edition
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Meanjin 4 / 1966
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition
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Meanjin 1/1989
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
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Meanjin 4/1991
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1991. First Edition
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Meanjin 2/1987
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1987. First Edition
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Meanjin 1/1999
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1999. First Edition
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Meanjin 3/2001
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 2001. First Edition
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Meanjin 4/1989 Translation
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
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Meanjin 3/1989 Whither the humanities?
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
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Meanjin 3/1989 Whither the humanities?
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 435-640 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220123. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 2/1982
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 155-288. , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Ownership inscription on first page, tide mark at the lower right-hand corner of the first page, and also the second page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220124. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Drama
Williams, Margaret A.,
ISBN: 0195504070
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1977. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 100 g; 48 pages, includes bibliography. In original decorated binding, which has faded on the spine section and across the top edge of the front panel. Part of a series of books on Australian writers and their work. In this book market William provides a clear and readable outline of the way that commercial and critical success achieved in recent years by Australian plays has developed. She explains its theatrical and social context, assesses the writings of its principal exponents, and shows how the most recent plays are related to many that went before by recurrent themes which also throw light on the evolution of Australian society Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0195504070. ISBN/EAN: 9780195504071. Inventory No: 0225509. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order -- volumes II, III, & IV
Boswell, James,
Routledge , Warnes, & Routledge, London, 1859. Reissued
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Reissued. 1.2 kg; 3 volumes AND missing the 1st volume. The title continues -- a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published: the whole exhibiting a review of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for nearly half a century in which he flourished by James Boswell, Esq. A new edition illustrated by copious notes, and illustrated with numerous portraits, views and characteristic designs engraved, authentic sources. In 4 volumes." All 3 volumes have gilt detailing/infill to the spine, and both front and rear panels of the cloth covered boards are raised to presents various crests, and "National Illustrated Library" in relief. All edges of the pages have darkens with age, the corners are lightly bumped, there is some rubbing of the lower corners. Offset canning/foxing to the preliminary pages of each volume. Clean and free of inscription otherwise. Volume IV complete with a chronological list of Dr Johnson's works, and some advertising from the publisher. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography; Journalism; Inventory No: 0230478. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good
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Life and Letters of Erasmus; Lectures Delivered at Oxford 1893-4
Froude, James Anthony,
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1899. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 600 g; VI, 452, 4 pages, with index and 2 pages of advertisements in original dark red cloth covered boards which have faded on the spine and on the lower part of the front panel. Front edge untrimmed. Decorated end pages ownership inscription on the verso of the front free end page, internally clean apart from the occasional foxing mark. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Classics; Inventory No: 0230533. Good
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Random Thoughts and Dialogues
Guest, H. (Lo) ,
ISBN: 0533030641
Vantage Press, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. signed by author on front free end Page. 300 g; (8), 120 pages, in original dark brown cloth covered boards, with the dustjacket. The book and dust jacket shows no damage apart from slight fading of the spine section of the jacket. Previous owner's name sticker at the top right of the front free end page adjacent to a request for Best Wishes followed by the author's signature, and the author's name sticker and address are on the front fold over flap over the publisher's information. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; signed by author on front free end Page. ISBN: 0533030641. ISBN/EAN: 9780533030644. Inventory No: 0232143. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 1 / 1962
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1962. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 750 g; 134 pages in colour illustrated softcover binding which has some insect damage and a small hole on the rear panel. Contains the short story Being Kind to Titina, by Patrick White. Number 88, volume XXI, 1, 1962 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0233436. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4 / 1966
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. 300 g. Contains a review of Patrick White's Tree of Man . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0233437. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Festschrift for Kenneth Fitzpatrick Russell
Various Authors,
ISBN: 0909174113
Queensberry Hill Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1978. Limited-edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Limited-edition. 800 g; [iv], 203; portrait frontispiece, 8 illustrations, list of symposium registrants, quarter leather binding, raised bands, in Australian hide. Edition limited to 375 numbered copies of which 350 are for sale this bieng number 281. Published for the Department of Medical History, University of Melbourne. Proceedings of a Symposium arranged by the Section of Medical History A.M.A. (Victorian branch) 25th February 1977. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Medicine; ISBN: 0909174113. ISBN/EAN: 9780909174118. Inventory No: 0213810. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin volume 58, number 4, 1999 "Crime and Punishment"
Holt, Stephanie -- Editor,
Meanjin Company Ltd, Carlton, Victoria, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 208 pages, indexed. Small mark on the fore edge of the text block otherwise in good clean condition. 300 g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213912. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4/1990 Imagining the Pacific
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. pp 593-780 including index Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213920. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Work & Property &c
Gill, Eric,
J. M. Dent, London, 1937. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Denis Tegetmeier . First Edition. 300 g; (8), 141, (3) pages in original pale yellow cloth binding, which has darkened on the spine, (the feel of the cloth is linen rather than buckram), slightly darkened with age on the top edge in front edge of the text block, internally clean, original bookseller's sticker at the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Illustrated with 12 line drawings. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Denis Tegetmeier . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0234737. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 3/2008
Meanjin,
ISBN: 9780522855593
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 2008. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 400 g; 208 pages, with some colour, and also black-and-white illustrations, bound in colour illustrated softcover binding. There is no damage to describe. This is a redesigned Meanjin, slightly larger, with colour. This edition has an essay by Andrea Goldsmith, an interview with Sophie Cunningham, and the usual Poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780522855593. Inventory No: 0236065. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 3/1988
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1988. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pp 369-568, illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry, with a theme of landscape and horticulture, of some aboriginal interest. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0221348. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
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Mornings in Mexico
Lawrence, D. H.,
ISBN: 1845118685
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, London, 2009. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. A clean copy with no damage to describe. The spirited eloquence and beauty of the essays in Morning in Mexico thus eliminate the inspiration behind 1 of Lawrence's most loved works and immerse the reader in a portrait of the country like no other rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 96178 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Travel & Places; Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 -- Travel -- Mexico; Country Guides; Central America; Mexico; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 1845118685. ISBN/EAN: 9781845118686. Inventory No: 0268010. Very Good Condition
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Letter to a Returning Servicemen
Priestley, J. B. ,
Home & Van Thal , London, 1945. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. the dustjacket has some grubby marks, and a chip at the top left-hand side of the front panel, and rubbing with small splits at each of the fold over corners. Internally clean and free of annotation. There is a rubber number stamp on the bottom of the rear panel of the dustjacket which was the technique normally employed by Oxford University press in distributing books in Australia and indicated that the book was released on 3 April 1946. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 32 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0242828. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 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: 0241721. Very Good Condition
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The Red Heart
Scott, Rosie,
ISBN: 1869413911
Vintage, Auckland, 1999. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. the book is second-hand. There is a black marking pen stripe on the bottom end of the pages near the spine, otherwise, the book does not appear to have been opened. In this stylish and provocative collection of non-fiction, noted novelist Rosie Scott brings her distinctive voice to wide-ranging pieces on the obsession is, themes and experiences that have fuelled her writing. The language of sexuality, exotic journeys, drugtaking, moral imagination in fiction, the experience of giving birth the dishonesties of economic rationalism, an unconventional childhood in New Zealand and feral women heroines are just some of the topics she examines rear panel blurb Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 208 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1869413911. ISBN/EAN: 9781869413910. Inventory No: 0243117. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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the Australian outlook; the journal of the Australian Institute Of International Affairs
Various Contributors,
the Australian Institute of International affairs, Melbourne, 1952. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Periodical, 1st thusly. essay by AGL Shaw, Ch Currey, G Fairbairn etc Size: Trade Paperback. pages 137 188.. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Politics & Government; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0244758. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Elizabethan Drama 1558-1642. A History of the Drama in England from the Accession of Queen Elizabeth to the Closing of the Theaters, to which is prefixed a Resume of the Earlier Drama from its Beginnings. In 2 Vols.
Schelling, Felix E. ( Prof. ),
Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1908. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Vol. I xlvi, 606 p., Vol II xii, 685 pp.; contents of volume I; The Old Sacred Drama, The Morality and the Earlier Secular Drama, Early Dramas of School and Court, The London Playhouse, The New Romantic Drama, The National Historical Drama, Domestic Drama, Romantic Comedy, Historical Drama on Foreign Themes, The Comedy of Humors And the War of the Theatres, Romantic Tragedy. Contents of volume II History and Tragedy on Classical Myth and Story, The College Drama, the English Masque, The Pastoral Drama, Tragicomedy and "Romance", Later Comedy of Manners, Decadent Romance, The Drama in Retrospect, Bibliographical Essay, a list of plays and like productions written, acted, or published in England between the years 1558 and 1642, index. Top edge of both volumes gilt, half title page of volume numeral 1 has a short tear, both volumes have the previous owner's name stamped on the front paste down, and on the bottom edge of each volume. Discoloration of the page edges due to handling, flecking of the cloth. Still a quite presentable set. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0207604. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
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Quadrant Monthly November 1975; No. 100 Volume XIX No 8
Coleman, Peter & McAuley, James -- editors,
H. R. Krygier for the Australian Association of Cultural Freedom, Sydney, 1975. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover (Side-stapled) Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Periodical, 1st thusly. Signs of handling, but clean and free of annotation or rude damage. This is the last edition edited by Peter Coleman because of his appointment as Minister for revenue and Asst Treas in the New South Wales government. The book features essays on politics and society and the economy, poetry, stories and memoirs and reviews and criticisms. Barry Humphries and Ross Fitzgerald provide a monologue for the music hall along with a centrefold of Craig Steppenwolf. Size: Trade Paperback. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0244207. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Credos and Curios
Thurber, James,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: James Thurber. First Edition. XII, 180 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, in text line drawings. spine section of the dustjacket has lost colour from the red text, and there is a slight scuffing of the rear panel. Very fine foxing on the front edge of the text block, otherwise no damage to describe. A posthumous collection of pieces never before published in book form. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour. Inventory No: 0238561. Very Good Condition
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