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A Warsaw Diary; 1978-1981

by Brandys, Kazimierz

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1984
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
reprint
ISBN
9780701129033
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AU$11.02

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Chatto & Windus -- the Hogarth Press, London, 1984. reprint. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. second-hand copy, small marking pen stripe on the bottom edge of the text block, page edges are slightly grubby, internally clean. No annotations. The reminiscences of the author who watched the momentous events of 1978-1981 unfolding his country. These are… Read more
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Rebecca West; A Life

by Glendinning, Victoria

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297790846
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AU$14.68

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Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. bound in original dark blue papered boards, with a dust jacket, illustrated. Previous owner's name on the first page, that a faint spotting of the top edge of the text block, and the dustjacket has been price clipped. Illustrated with 16 pages… Read more
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Ernest

by Buckley, Peter

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780803723924
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The Dial Press, New York, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 162 pages, then a further 86 pages which are non paginated, photo credits. Photographic endpapers, being black-and-white photograph of seabirds over water. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Ernest Hemingway. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white photographs from the life… Read more
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Myself When Young

by Richardson, Henry Handel

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Published
1964
Condition
Good Condition (ex-library)
Edition
Reprint
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Heinemann, Melbourne, 1964. Reprint. Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. X, 210 pages., 211 -- 214pp -- advertisements, foreword by Edna Purdie, a list of writings. Black and white photographic frontispiece of author. Green speckled boards with silver writing on spine. Plain text dustwrapper with pink and black decorations with white background, with… Read more
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J.R.R. Tolkien; Author of the Century

by Shippey, Tom

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780261104013
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AU$8.01

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HarperCollins Publishers, London, 2001. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. XXVI, 348 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements foreword by author, list of references and index. Photographic softcover binding, showing Tolkien sitting in a library, against some of his writings, with black and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. In this… Read more
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Albert Schweitzer; The Man and His Mind

by Seaver, George

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
Edition
fifth Edition
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Adam and Charles Black, London, 1959. fifth Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. VIII, 374 pages including appendices & index, the last two pages blank, with 24 illustrations . dustjacket is price clipped, previous owner's name on the 1st page, slight rubbing at the top of the spine section of the dustjacket internally clean.… Read more
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Proof Against Failure

by McCartney, Frederick

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Published
1967
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographs. [viii], 194 (last blank ); portrait frontispiece, 12 pages of illustrations, index, original brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, dust jacket, heavy knock against top edge has broken cloth on rear and front boards to a depth of 3… Read more
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Stevie: A Biography of Stevie Smith

by Barbera, Jack and McBrien, William

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333426715
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Papermac, London, 1986. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. VI, 378 pages, note by the executor of Stevie Smith, note by the authors, acknowledgements, notes and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, as an insert, and the occasional black and white line drawings by Stevie… Read more
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Rebecca West; A Life

by Glendinning, Victoria

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297790846
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. bound in original dark blue papered boards, with a dust jacket, illustrated, which has faded slightly on the spine section. The book is free of any annotation, and the dustjacket has been price clipped. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography, and… Read more
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Belles Saisons; A Collette Scrapbook Assembled, and with Commentary, by Robert Phelps

by Phelps, Robert

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Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. 650 g.; XII, 13-304 pages, last page blank, notes and sources and bibliography. Blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs from throughout Colette's life, reproductions of posters, cartoons and reproductions of manuscript pages. … Read more
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Heine, A Biography

by Fejto, François

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Published
1966
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Allan Wingate, London, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. 545 g.; VIII, 9-304 pages, last two pages bank, intentionally, foreword by author, list of illustrations, bibliography and index. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece of Heinrich Heine. The text is illustrated with 10 black-and-white contemporary illustrations throughout the text. Black coloured… Read more
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Rex Stout A Biography

by McAleer, John

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316553407
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AU$25.70

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Little, Brown and Company, Boston -- Toronto, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.2 to 5 kg.; XVI, 624 pages, last three pages blank intentionally, foreword by P. G. Wodehouse, list of illustrations, introduction by author, notes, A Rex Stout Checklist, acknowledgements and index. Black-and-white photograph of Rex Stout as a… Read more
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An Eighteenth-Century Marquise; A Study of Emilie Du Chatelet And Her Times

by Hamel, Frank

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Published
No date
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Edition Unstated
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AU$36.71

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Stanley Paul & Co, London, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. 880 g.; IV, 5-384 pages, preface by author, list of illustrations, chief authorities consulted and index. Sepia toned illustrated frontispiece showing Emilie Du Chatelet. Protected by a tissue guard which has become yellowed and somewhat foxed. … Read more
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Somerset Maugham and the Maugham Dynasty

by Connon, Bryan

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781856192743
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AU$18.36

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Sinclair-Stevenson, London, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. list of illustrations, acknowledgements, a note on sources, introduction by author, select bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers, being a fleur de lis design, in maroon and white, reproduced multiple times. The text is illustrated with two inserts of eight pages each… Read more
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Rebecca West; A Life

by Glendinning, Victoria

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394539355
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1987. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 720 g.; XVIII, 300 pages, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, introduction by author, notes, and index. The text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photographs/illustrations between page 172 and 173. Buckram covered boards with blue titles to the… Read more
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As Once in May; The Early Autobiography of Antonia White and Other Writings

by White, Antonia -- Susan Chitty -- Editor

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Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860683520
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Virago Press, London, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 525 g.; X, 340 pages, introduction by Susan Chitty and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, being reproductions of Antonia White's writing. The text is illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. A… Read more
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Scott and Ernest; The Authority of Failure and the Authority of Success

by Bruccolli, Matthew J

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370301402
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The Bodley Head, London . Sydney . Toronto, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 480 g.; XVI, 168 pages, acknowledgements, chronology, appendix and a note on sources. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs scattered throughout the book. Tan coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and bumping… Read more
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Monuments are Not Loved

by Karsov, Nina and Szechter, Szymon

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340105986
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Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 660 g.; XII, 288 pages, last two pages blank (intentionally), authors' note, introduction by Peter Reddaway. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the lower backstrip edge and minor rubbing to the book corners.… Read more
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Miles Franklin in America; Her Unknown Brilliant Career

by Coleman, Verna

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207145360
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Sirius Book [ Angus and Robertson Publishers ), Sydney, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 700 grammes; X, 222 pages, last 3 Blank, acknowledgements, forward by author, notes, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs and reproductions of the novelist's books dust wrappers. Black coloured boards with… Read more
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The Little Bryon; The Life of Alfred Midgley, Queensland Poet, Parliamentarian and Methodist Pioneer 1849-1930

by O'Leary, Zoe

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780909188672
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Alternative Publishing Cooperative, Chippendale, New South Wales, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. VIII, 164 pages, last blank, preface by author, list of illustrations, bibliography and index. Text is illustrated with contemporary black and white photographs. Black covered boards with gilt writing on spine. The corners of book slightly… Read more
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