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Gun Vote at Valdoro.

By Poole, Richard.

London: Robert Hale, 1971. 156pp. Or red cloth in jacket. Corner clipped from front flap but price still present. Minimal edge wear and slightest of rubbing to jacket. SIGNED with personalised inscription on front free endpaper by author (using both his pseudonym AND real name-Lee E Wilson). Extremely scarce as hardcover in jacket. A young rancher determines to oust a corrupted sheriff from office and rid the Southwestern town of Valdoro of its political boss. Signed & Inscribed by the Author. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$101.55

A Horse of Air.

By Stivens, Dal.

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1970. ix, 222pp. Or black cloth in jacket. Jacket rubbed, mainly at folds. Prev owner name and bookseller stamp on front free endpaper, offset toning to endpapers. Winner of the 1970 Miles Franklin Award.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$67.70

The Potato Factory.
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The Potato Factory.

By Courtenay, Bryce

Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia., 1995. 666pp, endpaper maps. Page edges toned. Or black papered boards. Jacket has minor edge wear. Signed and inscribed (to Stuart) on half-title page. The story of Ikey Solomon, the true character on whom Dickens based the character of Fagin. Ikey, and his wife and mistress are transported to Van Diemen's Land where the 2 strong and determined women raise families with the surname of Solomon-one legitimate, one not. The destinies of both families are locked into Ikey's greed, Hannah's hate and Mary's soaring ambition -- a potent combination that, when love is added, becomes a vengeful and explosive mixture as each woman sets out to destroy the other.. Signed & Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$20.31

The Incredible Journey.

By Burnford, Sheila.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1961. 119pp, bw ills, pictorial endpaper. Or green cloth in jacket. Iregular piece cut from front free endpaper (excision of prev owner name), some foxing, small bookseller label on front pastedown. Jacket price clipped, toned on spine and a couple of tiny tears at top of spine. Endearing and enduring story of 2 doga and a cat travelling home across 25o miles of Canada's wildest parts.. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Burger, Carl.. 8vo.

$16.93

The Male Response.

By Aldiss, Brian.

London: Dennis Dobson., 1961. 224pp. Or brown cloth in jacket. Jacket price clipped with silverfishing to front panel and several small holes along flap folds. Offset toning to endpapers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo.

$20.31

Masques IV. All-New Works of Horror and the Supernatural.

By Williamson, J.N. (editor); Simmons, Dan; Wilson F. Paul; Coyne, John; Allen, Steve et al.

Baltimore: Maclay & Associates, 1991. 247pp. Or black cloth with 2 silver masks to front, in slipcase. As new. Edition limited to 750 copies (of which this #681) signed by most (25) of the contributors including Dan Simmins, F Paul Wilson, John Coyne and Steve Allen on 2 preliminary blacks with label stating limitation/number etc on front free endpaper.. Signed by 25 Contributors. First Signed Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Slipcase. 8vo.

$67.70

Finding the Measure.

By Kelly, Robert.

San Francisco: Black Sparrow Press, 1968. 123pp. Or gray wraps with title and design in black. Covers overlap pages by approx 5mm (yapped edges) causing the usual short tears and creases to the overlapping part of the covers. Slight scuff to half-title page. Edition limited to 1000 copies of 950 were in wraps.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$20.31

Thus Spake the Corpse. An Exquisite Corpse Reader 1988-1998 Volume I- Poetry & Essays. [Letter E of 20 Lettered copies]

By Codrescu, Andrei; Rosenthal, Laura (editors)

San Francisco: Black Sparrow Press, 1999. 417pp, contributor notes. Or boards in clear acetate jacket. As new. One of 20 copies handbound in boards by Earle Gray, lettered and signed by editors. Lettered E at colophon, SIGNED by editors on blank facing copyright page. Includes contributions by Hunter S Thompson, Pat Nolan, Gerald Burns, James Laughlin, Carl Rakowski, David Igantow, Ray Dipalma, Gloria Frynn, Mike Topp, Tom Clark and numerous others.. Signed by Editors. First Signed Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$84.63

The Prospect Before Us.

By Dos Passos, John.

London: John Lehmann, 1951. 288pp. Orgreen cloth in jacket. Jacket price clipped. Light even toning to page edges, slight wear to cloth at top and bottom of spine. Very nice fresh copy.. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$27.08

Shantaram

By Roberts, Gregory David.

Melbourne: Scribe Publications, 2003. 936pp. Or red papered boardsin jacket. Light edge wear to jacket, some mild toning/foxing to page edges. TRUE FIRST predating UK edition by almost a year. In 1978 Roberts committed a series of armed robberies and was sentenced to 19 years-2 years later he escaped and became one of Australia's most wanted men for the next ten years. This extraordinary debut novel is based on his life. He spent most of the ensuing years in Bombay working for the Bombay mafia while establishing a free clinic for slum-dwellers, while running guns to the mujahadin, counterfeiting and smuggling."Nothing like this has ever been written before and no-one but Greg Roberts could have written it now".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$148.94

The Flounder.

By Grass, Gunther.

London: Secker & Warburg, 1978. xii, 547pp. Or boards in jacket. NOT price-clipped, 1cm tear at top of front jacket panel, some light foxing to page edges. Translated from the German (Der Batt) by Ralph Manheim.. First UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$20.31

Bhowani Junction.

By Masters, John.

London: Michael Joseph, 1954. 367pp. Or red cloth in jacket. Spine slightly faded, tear at front flap fole, chipped at top of spine. Page edges toned, small bookseller label on front pastedown. NOT price clipped. The author's fourth novel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$13.54

Tree on Fire.

By Sillitoe, Alan.

London: Macmillan, 1967. 447pp. Or grey cloth in jacket. Price sticker on front flap, otherwise excellent.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$16.25

The Maze Maker.

By Ayrton, Michael.

London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1967. 282pp. Or green cloth in jacket. 2 short tears to top front of jacket, NOT price clipped. Small bookseller label on front pastedown, light offset toning to endpapers, light even toning to page edges.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$13.54

Matilda, My Darling.

By Krauth, Nigel.

Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1983. ix, 219pp. Or black cloth in jacket. Very light foxing to page edges, slightest of edge wear to jacket. Australian/Vogel Award winning novel set against the social and political tensions of the 1890s.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$16.93

Dodger.

By Pratchett, Terry

London: Doubleday, 2012. 356pp. Or boards in jacket. Very light edge wear. Printed by Griffin Press, Australia. . First Australian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$12.19

Mr. Oseba's Last Discovery.

By Bell, Geo. W.

Wellington, NZ: The New Zealand Times Co. Ltd., 1904. viii, 225ppbw ills. Or red cloth title and decorated in gilt. Spine somewhat sunned, small bookseller label on front pastedown, rear hinge staring to crack. An odd fantasy based on New Zeland (Zelania).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$33.85

River God [signed]

By Smith, Wilbur

London: Macmillan, 1993. 530pp, map. Or green boards in jacket. Slightest of edge wear to jacket-near new. SIGNED by the author on the title page. This Australian edition differs from the first UK edition only by the lack of a price on the front flap, and the statement on the copyright page that it was printed by Griffin at Neltey, South Australia.. Signed by Author. First Australian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$148.94

Pharos the Egyptian.

By Boothby, Guy.

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1899. 376pp + 8pp publisher catalogue at rear, 12 bw ills (inc frontis). Or blue cloth titled in gilt, with Art Nouveau floral motif to spine, and wings/snakes to front. Very light rubbing to gilt motif on front, tiny brown mark above authors first name on front, a little foxing mainly confined to page edges, small business card with gift note inside front cover. A very nice copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Bacon, John H.. 8vo.

$81.24

Factotum. A Novel.
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Factotum. A Novel.

By Bukowski, Charles.

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. 205pp. Or pale green cloth with design in black, title in red, with black cloth spine in publishers unprinted clear acetate jacket. Some foxing to page edges, small bookseller label on front pastedown. Some fading to title label on spine. Light rubbing to jacket. One of the first edition of 1000 copies (of which 250 were signed). This one of the 750 unsigned copies with limitation stated in colophon. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$473.90

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