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Love and Friendship

by Bloom, Allan David

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Second Impression
ISBN
9780671891206
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Touchstone Books (Simon & Schuster), New York, 1993. Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 750 g; 592 pages, indexed, in original paperback binding which is only slightly lifting at the outer edges. Written with erudition and incisiveness, this book is the author's searching examination of the basic human connections of love and… Read more
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The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas

by Ferris, Paul ( Editor )

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780140580211
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AU$9.34

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Penguin, London, 1985. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Through all his correspondence, Dylan Thomas's gleeful wordplay is given full rein. His self-conscious posturing, his gift for high-grade clowning, His Delight in a Friendship, His Concern with Language -- All Are on Display. Paul Ferris's Meticulous Edition of the Collected Letters… Read more
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Through the Magic Door

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Published
1907
Condition
Good
Edition
Edition Unstated
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AU$18.36

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Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd, London, 1907. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. 16 publisher's advertisements (dated November, 1907) Red coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Wearing to both the… Read more
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The Angry Eye

by Harris, Maxwell Henley

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780080173733
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AU$14.68

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Pergamon Press, Australia, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Sidney Nolan – Dust Jacket. (10), 254 pages, in original Brown papered boards, with dust jacket illustrated, based on a painting by Sidney Nolan. Max Harris was the founder of Mary Martin's bookshops, and one of the original Angry Penguins. "No… Read more
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The Angry Eye

by Harris, Maxwell Henley

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780080173733
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Pergamon Press, Australia, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Sidney Nolan – Dust Jacket. (10), 254 pages, in original Brown papered boards, with dust jacket illustrated, based on a painting by Sidney Nolan. Max Harris was the founder of Mary Martin's bookshops, and one of the original Angry Penguins. "No… Read more
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The Angry Eye

by Harris, Maxwell Henley

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780080173733
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AU$18.36

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Pergamon Press, Australia, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Sidney Nolan – Dust Jacket. (10), 254 pages, in original Brown papered boards, with dust jacket illustrated, based on a painting by Sidney Nolan. Max Harris was the founder of Mary Martin's bookshops, and one of the original Angry Penguins. "No… Read more
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The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas

by Ferris, Paul ( Editor )

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780460046350
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J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Black and white frontispiece, chronology, appendices, indexes. Illustrated dustwrapper. Through all his correspondence, Dylan Thomas's gleeful wordplay is given full rein. His self-conscious posturing, his gift for high-grade clowning, His Delight in a Friendship, His Concern with Language --… Read more
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Burndy Library and Smithsonian Institute, Norwalk and Washington, 1980. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. 750 g.; (6), VII-XIII, (1), 96, (2) pages, introduction by Robert R. Multhauf, Senior Historian, Smithsonian Institution, preface to the 1980 edition by Bern Dibner, preface to the 1955 edition by Bern Dibner and index. Copper coloured… Read more
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The Country Life Book of the Book Collecting

by Booth, Richard -- Editor

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Published
1976
Condition
Ex-Library
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600313786
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Country Life Books, London, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. 1.1 kg.; (6) 7-192 pages, acknowledgements, introduction by editor, glossary, bibliography and index. Maroon coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and illustrations, reproductions of documents and the occasional colour photograph and colour illustration. Brick red coloured… Read more
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Hal Porter; Man of Many Parts

by Lord, Mary

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091827946
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Random House Australia, Sydney, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. 700 g.; VI, 330 pp, illustrated dustwrapper. Mary Lord began work on this book on Porter's suggestion, before he died. Having access to his papers she has written an account of the writer and his times which is worthy… Read more
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The Hill of Content; Books, Art, Music, People

by Spencer, A. H

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 575 g; XIII, 246 pp., acknowledgements, the keynote of this book ?, index and list of illustrations. Black and white photographic frontispiece, showing the first 'Hill of Content Bookshop'. Within the text there are 12 black and white photographs. Light blue… Read more
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Magnificent Obsession; the Story of the Mitchell Library, Sydney

by Fletcher, Brian Hinton Prof

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781741752915
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AU$56.74

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Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, New South Wales, 2007. First Edition. Hardcased. Fine/Fine. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.1 kg; XVI, 512 pages, includes appendix, notes, selected bibliography, index. 16 pages of colour plates in addition to black-and-white photographs in the text, illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dustjacket. This book describes the riveting stories and the thrill of… Read more
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The Fifth Sparrow; An Autobiography M. L. Skinner

by Skinner, M. L. (Mollie)

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780424064109
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Sydney University Press, Sydney, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XX, 172 pages, last page blank, list of plates, foreword by Mary Durack, acknowledgements and appendix. Pale peach coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with the 11 black-and-white photographs between pages 76 and 77. Dark brown and light brown… Read more
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The Deed of Life; The Novels and Tales of the H. Lawrence

by Moynahan, Julian

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. acknowledgements, introduction by author, and index. Gray coloured endpapers. Green coloured boards with ochre coloured insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt titles. Plain text dustwrapper with blue, green and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and… Read more
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Works on Paper : The Craft of Biography and Autobiography

by Holroyd, Michael

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780349113968
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Little, Brown, London, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 650 g; XVI, 320 pages, in original hardcover binding, with colour illustrated dust jacket. The only faults with the book, are a darkening of the top and front edges of the text block, and light bumping of the top right-hand corner of the… Read more
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Liar's Landscape; Collected Writing from a Storyteller's Life

by Bradbury, Malcolm

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780330435321
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Picador, London, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 575 g.; XII, 434 pages, last seven pages blank intentionally, edited and foreword by Dominic Bradbury and afterword by David Lodge. Dark red coloured endpapers. Blue coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the top backstrip edge and rubbing to… Read more
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Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. 238pp., and index. Red boards with gilt illustration of kookaburra in the bottom right front hand corner of the front cover and gilt writing on spine. Previous owner's name on the ffep, original bookseller's sticker of front pasted out, slight darkening… Read more
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Barry E. Christophers, Richmond, Victoria, 1985. Second Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. 600 g; XL, 124, XXIV, 56 pages, last two pages not paginated. With photographic portraits frontispiece taken by Jack Cato, and printed as a limited edition of 400 copies, this being copy 107. Slight darkening of the… Read more
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Miles Franklin in America: her unknown (brilliant) Career

by Coleman, Verna

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Published
1981
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207145360
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Sirius Books, United Kingdom and Australia, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 700 g; X, 222 pages, last three pages blank, includes a chapter notes, bibliography, index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs. "This book aims to tell the story of young Miles in Australia and of her second career,… Read more
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Women of Iron and Velvet

by Crossland, Margaret

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Published
1976
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780094615007
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Constable, London, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 255 pp., 9 pages of black and white illustrations,, index. Illustrated dustwrapper. Slight shelfwear to base of book. The dustwrapper has softened, with no definition to the folds and. The dustwrapper also shows signs of crumpling along the top edge. The author has… Read more
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