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The Loser Now Will Be Later to Win

by Hardy, Frank J

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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9780959210453
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Pascoe Publishing, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 450 g; 232 pages, last two pages blank, colour illustrated dustjacket by Graham McKenzie. The author tells of the roots of Australia in these stories. Ugly, beautiful, true. All losers but later to win. The Unionists, the poor, the Black,… Read more
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The World of Henry Lawson: Edited By Walter Stone

by Lawson, Henry

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Published
1970
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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Lloyd O'Neil, Hawthorn, Melbourne, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. XX, 470 pages, includes index to 1st lines, in colour illustrated dust jacket with wraparound illustration from "Sharing the Rams" by Tom Roberts previous owner's bookplate on the first blank page. No other damage. And the dust jacket has not faded on the… Read more
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The Outing

by Thomas, Dylan

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780460047043
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J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, London, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Paul Cox. 325 g; colour illustrated end pages, plus 13 double colour illustrated pages and 13 double black-and-white illustrated pages. The illustrations and the text are arranged to complement each other. (I find the illustrations strongly reminiscent of… Read more
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The Image and Other Stories

by Singer, Isaac Bashevis

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780224023573
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Jonathan Cape, London, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 550 g; VIII, 312 pages, last two pages blank, translated by the author and Lester Goram, and others, in original illustrated dust jacket. The edges of the text block have browned owing to the type of paper used. Set in contemporary America and… Read more
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Shalom -- Australian Jewish Stories

by Keesing, Nancy ( Selected By )

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002215961
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Collins, Sydney, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Judy Cassah -- dust Jacket. 239 pages, includes biographical notes, colour illustrated dust jacket. A collection of Australian Jewish stories spanning the work of 14 writers from widely divergent social backgrounds. there is no damage to be described. Size: 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Animal Talk and Other Stories

by Smith, Neville & Ainsworth, Murray

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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F. W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Forbes, Alison. Signed by Author. 300 g; 96 pages, illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, some with a pastel wash. Offset tanning of front and rear ends pages, slight darkening of the top edge of the text block, inscription from the author dated… Read more
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We Are Still Married: stories & Letters

by Keillor, Garrison

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571141401
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Faber & Faber, London, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Pierre Le Tan -- Dustwrapper. 600 g; XX, 336 pages, last 4 pages blank, colour illustrated dustjacket. Slight darkening of the edges of the text block, otherwise no damage to report. The author's fourth book, a collection of writings and radio… Read more
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Without a Hero and other Stories

by Boyle, T. Coraghessan

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670849635
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Viking, New York, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Bascove -- dust Jacket. XIV, 240 pages, last two pages blank, in colour illustrated dust jacket. "15 stunning stories that each, in its own way, displays a virtuosity and versatility rare in literary America. In this, his fourth story collection,… Read more
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The Loser Now Will Be Later to Win

by Hardy, Frank J

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Published
1985
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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9780959210453
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Pascoe Publishing, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 450 g; 232 pages, last two pages blank, colour illustrated dustjacket by Graham McKenzie. Slight rubbing to the top edge of the dustjacket. The author tells of the roots of Australia in these stories. Ugly, beautiful, true. All losers but later… Read more
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A Crown of Convolvulus

by Lane, Margaret

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Published
1954
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Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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William Heinemann, London, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. 250 g; X, 138 pages, last page blank, in decorated dustjacket. Foxing to all edges of the text block, offset tanning to the end pages, foxing to the preliminary few pages, otherwise the text itself is clean and bright. Water stain evident… Read more
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( And So Forth )

by Dessaix, Robert

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780732909437
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Macmillan Australia, Sydney, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. By Author on Title Page. 500 g; vii, 432 pp., colour illustrated dustwrapper. minor insect damage to edge of front end paper. Inscribed " to June who is very much loved with every good wish Robert Dessaix" Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Please refer to… Read more
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Guests in the Body

by Wandor, Michelene

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780860687115
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Virago, London, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Jane Furst -- Dustwrapper. 147 pp., + 5 blank. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. In this intriguing and original collection, the author weaves together a sequence of stories around the dybbuk, the restless, invading soul of Jewish mythology. In these seventeen tales, the author… Read more
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One Half of the Sky: Selection from Contemporary Women Writers of China

by Various

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780434640386
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William Heinemann, London, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. X, 143 pp., + 5 blank. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Top edge of book is "dusty". Minimal edgewear to the top of the dustwrapper. Heel of spine is bumped. Introduction by Frances Wood, translated by Angela Knox and R. A. Roberts. The eight… Read more
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