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Von Stroheim

by Curtiss, Thomas Quinn

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207954412
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Angus and Robertson, London, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. (22), 360 pages (3), foreward by Rene Clair, introduction by author, list of illustrations, appendix, filmography and bibliography. Black-and-white photographic endpapers, showing shooting of the film "Merry Widow". The text is illustrated with numerous black and white/sepia toned photographs from… Read more
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Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann

by Eckermann

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
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North Point Press, San Francisco, 1984. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Frontispiece. translated by John Oxenford, Conversations with the German literary giant Goethe in the 18th century by his countrymen Eckermann. Clean copy, no damage to describe, no annotations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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The Leafy Tree; My Family

by Lindsay, Daryl

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
reprint
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AU$18.23

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F.W.Cheshire, Melbourne, 1966. reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. X, 198pp., foreword by R. G. Menzies. Illustrated endpapers, with family tree of the Lindsay family. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing the Lindsay family in 1887. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs. Illustrated covers, showing an all over pattern of… Read more
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Bright Star of Exile; Jacob Adler and the Yiddish Theatre

by Rosenfeld, Lulla

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780690014464
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Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XVI, 368 pages, includes bibliography of sources, index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. Very light rubbing to the edges of the boards. " writes of… Read more
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Memory Hold-The-Door

by Buchan, John

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Published
1944
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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Hodder and Stoughton Ltd, London, 1944. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 660 g.; 327 pages,, preface by author, list of illustrations, three appendices and index. Sepia toned photograph of author. The text is illustrated with nine sepia toned photographs/illustrations. Green coloured cloth boards with embossed author's initials to… Read more
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The Ages of Gielgud; An Actor At Eighty

by Harwood, Ronald ( Editor )

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Second Impression
ISBN
9780340348284
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Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1984. Second Impression. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/qvv. Illustrator: Various. 600 g; 182 pp., Colour illustrated dustwrapper. A tribute to actor John Gielgud on the occasion of his eightieth birthday with pieces written by friends, colleagues, and critics. Photographs throughout. there is no damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over… Read more
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Marlene Dietrich; Life and Legend

by Bach, Steven

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002179447
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Harper Collins, London, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.2 kg; XIV, 66 pages, includes extensive filmography, discography, source notes, bibliography, and index. 32 pages of black-and-white photography in four sections, and a black-and-white frontispiece. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. there is a mark… Read more
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My Life of Song

by Moncrieff, Gladys

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Published
1971
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9780851791838
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Rigby, Adelaide, 1971. Third Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Line Drawing. Signed by Author. 152 pages, list of illustrations, foreword by Claude Kingston, a director of J. C. Williamson's, author's note and list of stage appearances. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography throughout. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles… Read more
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Every Secret Thing; My Family, My Country

by Slovo, Gillian

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316639989
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Little, Brown and Company, London, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. VI, 282 pages, acknowledgements. Black coloured endpapers. Black coloured boards with gray titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing the author's parents (colourised in a sepia toned photograph), against a white background with brown and black titles to… Read more
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Mistinguette Queen of the Paris Night

by Mistinguett

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Elek Books, London, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. VIII, 248 pages, last page blank, includes frontispiece, and numerous other black-and-white photographs. Previous owner's name on front end page, rubbing of the edges of the dust jacket at the corners. Otherwise clean and tightly bound. "They… Read more
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In Search of Edward John Eyre, Frank Hurley and Henry Lawson

by Dutton, Geoffrey, Bickel. Lennard and Clark, Manning

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333338414
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AU$29.17

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The Macmillan Company of Australia, Crows Nest, New South Wales, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Poor. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. (combined weight) Volume 1: -- In Search of Edward John Eyre; -- VIII, 152 pages, preface by author, index. Yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous contemporary black-and-white illustrations and… Read more
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The Entertainers

by Unger-Hamilton, Clive [ Editor ]

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780858967939
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Pitman & Sons, Carlton, Victoria, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 320 pages, foreword by Sir John Gielgud, glossary, index of entries, index, aknowledgements, general credits, artist credits, and picture credits. Dark red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with copious coloured and black-and-white photographs, coloured and black-and-white illustrations and… Read more
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Eine Lanze Fur Felix Mendelssohn

by Stresemann, Wolfgang

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783877762752
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Stapp, Berlin, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 500 g; 232 pages, includes a couple of pages of facsimiles of letters. The text is in German. The author was a German lawyer, conductor and composer. The book is in very good condition, and neither the pages nor the binding the dust jacket show… Read more
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My Lord, What a Morning; An Autobiography

by Anderson, Marian

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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The Cresset Press, London, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 400 g; 240 pages, with eight pages of black-and-white photography, in original hardcover binding. Traces of foxing to the edges of the text block and to the end pages. Ownership details at the top of the front free end page. Slight bumping… Read more
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The Life of Emily Carr

by Blanchard, Paula

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888945808
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Douglas & McIntyre, Limited, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 950 g; VI, 7-331, (5) pages, with selected bibliography, index, 14 black-and-white photographs, and 10 reproductions of artworks in colour. The only damage to either book or the photographic jacket, is a very faint tape mark to front and rear… Read more
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George Bell; The Art of Influence

by Helmer, June

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780864360007
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Greenhouse Publications, Melbourne, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: George Bell and Others. 700 g; II, 138 pp., last two blank, acknowledgements, list of works, notes and references, exhibitions, select bibliography and index. Yellow coloured endpapers. Black and white photographic frontispiece showing a very young George Bell. Within the text… Read more
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Behind Sad Eyes; The Life of George Harrison

by Shapiro, Marc

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Published
2002
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312301095
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St Martin's Press, New York, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 150 g.; (6) VII-XIV, 235 pages, (3), acknowledgements, introduction by author, discography and bibliography. The text is illustrated with eight pages of black and white photography between page 110 and 111. Black coloured boards with metallic blue titles to the backstrip.… Read more
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Dietrich

by Spoto, Donald

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780593019825
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Bantam Press, London, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 800 g.; X, 380 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements, notes and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography in 2 sections of 16 pages each. Back coloured boards with gilt title to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners and a… Read more
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A Biased Memoir

by Cracknell, Ruth

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670861972
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Viking, Ringwood, Victoria, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 760 g.; XII, 308 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements, ' A Tribute to Ruth' -- with apologies to Dr. Seuss by David Williamson, and index. Maroon coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 4 inserts, of eight pages, of… Read more
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Buddy Holly ... A Biography in Words, Photographs and Music

by Peer, Elizabeth and Ralph II

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1972
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$39.77

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Peer International Corporation, New York, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 500 g.; (3] 4-148 pages, about this book, acknowledgements, four appendices, photo credits and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, music scores, reproduction of documents and reproduction of record covers. Black-and-white photographic front cover with green… Read more
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