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Ten More Poems of Mao Tse-Tung

By Mao Tse-Tung

Hong Kong: Eastern Horizon Press, 1967. iv, 33pp, tipped in portrait and folding plate with text of Reply to Comrade Kuo Mo-jo in Mao's hand. Or red cloth in jacket. Jacket price clipped and faded at spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Very Good. 8vo.


James Thomson. Famous Scots Series

By Bayne, William

Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier., 1898. 160pp, red coat of arms on endpaper. Or red cloth with title and vignette in black, spine title in gilt. Free endpapers toned, 2 numbers written on front endpapers, stamp of National Library of Australia on rear pastedown. Tiny bumps to bottom corners. Biography of Scottish poet and dramatist James Thomson.. Not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


The Verse of Christopher Brennan

By Brennan, Christopher (editors Chisholm, A. R.; Quinn, J. J.)

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1960. xiv, 302pp. Or blue cloth in jacket. Endpapers tape stained with small bookseller label on front pastedown with some light to moderate foxing, cloth spotted. Jacket also tape stained with considerable foxing. The definitive collection of Christopher Brennan's verse.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.


Challenging the Centre. Two Decades of Political Theatre. The Work of The Popular Theatre Troupe, Order By Numbers and Street Arts Community Theatre Company
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Challenging the Centre. Two Decades of Political Theatre. The Work of The Popular Theatre Troupe, Order By Numbers and Street Arts Community Theatre Company

By Capelin, Steve (editor)

Brisbane: Playlab Press, 1995. 391pp, index, glossary, bibliography, appendices. Or card covers. Ex-library with 3 library stamps and cancelled stamp, also 2 sample copy stamps. Otherwise a very nice copy which apparently didnt see much use. Queensland has been the scene of some remarkable, even notorious political events and a number of theatre artists developed their philosophies and methodologies in this environment. The volume attempts to capture some of those significant endeavours over the period 1974-1994, focussing on three key political and community theatre companies poutting their work in a national and international context. Provides a fascinating insight into radical art during those two decades.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to. Ex-Library.


Selected Poems. Chris Wallace -Crabbe

By Wallace-Crabbe, Chris

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1973. xii, 115pp. Or green cloth boards with gilt title to spine, in pictorial jacket. Jacket lightly soiled with 5cm tear on front flap fold and short tear at bottom of spine panel. Page edges lightly and evenly tone. Minor silverfishing to extreme bottom edge of front board. Signed, dated and inscribed to 'Charles' by the poet. Extremely scarce first edition in hard cover of this selection from a noted Australian poet.. Signed & Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.


Victorian Fiction. The Critical Cosmos Series

By Bloom, Harold (editor/introduction)

New York: Chelsea House, 1989. HEAVY. x, 511pp, index, bibliography, chronology. Or blue boards with black cloth spine in jacket. Bottom corner of front flap creased. Light thumb siling to page edges. Looks at authors who wrote between 1830 and 1880 with articles on all major Victorian novelists, as well as several second tier authors of the period. An essential reference for anyone with an interest in the field of Victorian literature.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Large 8vo.


Major Characters in American Fiction
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Major Characters in American Fiction

By Salzman, Jack; Wilkinson, Pamela (general editors); Staff of Columbia University center for American Culture Studies

New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1994. HEAVY. 952pp, title list, author list, alternate character names list. Or card covers. Very slight edge wear to covers- near new. A biographical encyclopaedia of more than 1500 of the most influential fictional creations of American writiers.. First Paperback. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.


Unsilenced. The Spirit of Women
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Unsilenced. The Spirit of Women

By Bryan, Mollie Cox (editor); Andrews, Lyn (foreword)

Salt Lake City: Commune-a-Key Publishing., 1997. xviii, 288pp, index, bibliography. Or card covers. Poetry, prayers and stories by women on the creation, healing, the feminine, family, loss, self and spirituality with contributions by Maya Angelou, Rita Dove, Alice Walker, Gina JOnes, Z Budapest, and women from all walks of life.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo.


The Captain's Death bed and Other Essays

By Woolf, Virginia

London: The Hogarth Press, 1981. 224pp. Or green cloth in jacket. Belated second impression of the third volume of Virginia Woolf's essays to be published posthumously. Subjects covered by the essays in this volume include the novels of Turgenev, Ruskin, Thomas Hardy, Walter Sickert, memories of a working women's guild, the cinema and flying over London and thunder at Wimbledon. Woolf's gift of imagery is excellently represented.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Bell, Vanessa (jacket). 8vo.


Contemporary Australian Poetry (English & Greek)

By Tsaloumas, Dimitris (translator)

St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1986. xxvii, 265pp, bibliography. Or light blue cloth in jacket. Very light toning to pages, front flap of jacket creased, jacket spine somewhat faded. A selection of Australian poetry presented in parallel English and Greek text. Poets include Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright, David Malouf, among dozens of other significant poets.. First Australian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


About the House

By Auden, W. H. & Isherwood, Christopher

London: Faber & Faber, 1966. 94pp. Or blue cloth in jacket. Prev owners name written on front free endpaper, light toning to endpapers and very slight foxing to edges. Jacket clipped (retaining UK price), year written on front panel, tiny chips and 2 very short tears at edges and tiny hole in jacket near spine on front. Auden's first collection of poems after Homage to Clio, containing, among other things, a sequence of poems about the various rooms- from the most public to the most private- in his house in Austria.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


Black Daisies for the Bride

By Harrison, Tony

London: Faber & Faber, 1993. 34pp2 bw ills. Or card covers. Some foxing to first and last few pages. Dialogue from a film by poet Tony Harrison which was filmed on location in the Alzheimer's ward of High Royds Hospital. The things which seem to linger longest in the impaired memories of those affected by Alzheimer's are banal tunes and a sense of dance and rhythm. Harrison has recreate something of these lost personalities by using such tunes and verbal rhythms. This is the seventh film Harrison has made in collaboration with director Peter Symes for the BBC.. First UK Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.


The Tragedy of Man

By Madach, Imre. (translator Szirtes, George.)

Budapest: Corvina, 1995. 270pp, bw ills. Or card covers with very light edge wear and slight lean to spine. Tragedy of Man is an epic dramatic poem in the European tradition which appeared form the pen of a then unknown HUngarian author. First published in Hungary 1862 to great acclaim it also raised a multitude of questions, both literary and philosophical. This English translation was first published in 1988.. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Zichy, Mihaly.. 8vo.


Trilby: a Novel with 121 illustrations by the Author

By Du Maurier, George

London: George Bell & Sons, 1895. 447 pages + book catalogue, b/w ills. Pink name stamp with name absent above the list of illustrations and with name on the verso of the last page of text. There are silverfish traces on the page fore-edge. Hinges worn. Spine cocked. Salmon cloth faded, wrinkled with wear and tears at the spine head and foot and at the corners. 'At-your-door' Library sticker on the rear board.. Bell's Indian & Colonial Library. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo.


Oroonoko or, The Royal Slave. A True History. With an Introduction to the Norton Library Edition by Lore Metzger

By Behn, Aphra

New York: WW Norton & Company, 1973. Reprint of the 1688 edition printed for W Canning, London. xv, 78 pages. There is some underlining in pencil on 4 pages of the 7-page Introduction. Paperback, with the remains of a price sticker on the front cover.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


Poems By Lily Brett: In her Strapless Dresses, Mud in My Tears

By Brett, Lily

Sydney: Picador, 2001. 217 pages. Paperback. 'Lily Brett's fifth collection of poetry, In Her Strapless Dresses, brings to life Carlton laneways, bicycles, family, New York and the author's relationship with her mother. In Mud in My Tears, Lily explores her role as daughter, mother, wife and friend in a family full of love but haunted by the Holocaust.'. Picador Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


Acts of Worship. Seven Stories

By Mishima, Yukio. (translator Bester, John.)

London: HarperCollins, 1991. xii, 205pp. Or black cloth in jacket. Moderate foxing to endpapers, preliminaries and edges. Verso of jacket foxed. A collection of seven short stories by the Japanese author whose ritual suicide in 1970, flamboyant life and apparent fantacism have overshadowed his literary achievements. This volume contains excellent translations of the best of his shorter works, revealing his gift for control, psychological insight and striking imagery.. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine in Slipcase/Very Good. 8vo.


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By Rushdie, Salman

London: Vintage Books, 2002. 259pp. Or card covers. Very light toning to page edges.. First Vintage Books Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.



By Rushdie, Salman

London: Paladin Press, 1986. 253pp. Or card covers. Some foxing and toning to edges and margins.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.


Selected Poems of Pablo Neruda. A Bilingual Edition with Original Spanish Texts

By Belitt, BEn (editor and translator)

New York: Grove Press, 1961. Introduction by Luis Monguio. 320 pages, selected bibliography. There is a small stain on the fore-edge. Cloth boards in dust-jacket which has traces of damp by the upper and lower edges of the front panel. From the blurb, 'this selection, with facing Spanish texts, covers the period from 1925 through 1960 and includes poems from the three series of Residencia en la tierra, Canto general, three books of Odes, Navegaciones y regresos and Estravagario, showing the scope of Neruda's writing from the polemical and affirmative to the most surreal, irrational, and hermetic'.. Second American Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo.


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