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    O Come Ye Back to Ireland: Our First Year in County Clare by WILLIAMS, Niall; BREEN, Christine

    New York: Soho Press, 1987. First edition, second printing. hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good jacket in protective mylar. Light wear to corners; some wear to head and foot of spine; some rubbing/wear to covers; bumping to top edge of front cover near corner; pages browning. Jacket with some wear to corners and edges; some rubbing/wear to panels; some sunning to spine; some age toning to panels; some creasing to head and foot of spine.


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    La Forme D'Une Ville by GRACQ, Julien

    Paris: Jose Corti, 1985. third edition. Paperback. Good. Paperback. Good. Some wear to corners and edges; some rubbing/wear to covers; some soiling/age toning to covers; some wear to head and foot of spine; pages browned; tops of pages uncut creating groups of 4 leafs stuck together. Text in French.


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    Realities: International Arts and Cultures Issue (No.) 14 November-December 1980 by Various

    Horsham: Realities USA Publications, 1980. First. Paperback. Paperback magazine. Very Good-. Light wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; slight spine slant; light bumping to corners; light creasing to covers.


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    Living Poor: A Peace Corp Chronicle by THOMSON, Moritz

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990. First thus. paperback. Very Good-. Paperback. Very Good-. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some age toning to covers; slight spine slant; pages browning; some soiling to top edge of pages.


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    A Collection from the Works of Banjo Paterson by Paterson, A. B (Banjo); Selected by David Forsythe

    Belrose West, NSW: Murray David. 2010. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards in a very good dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 752 pages Includes Index of Poems, Index of First Lines of Poems, Index of Prose. . 1st thus. Hardback.


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    Matthew Arnold, the Poetry:the Critical Heritage: The Critical Heritage by Dawson, Carl

    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973 First Edition In Unclipped Dj Which Has The Slightest Of Crumples As Spine Bottom. No Writing Or Marks. In Mylar, Good Corners And Binding. Blue Boards, Silver Lettering. Very Nice Copy.


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    Printing Presses: History and Development from the 15th Century to Modern Times by MORAN, James

    Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. First thus. paperback. Fair. Paperback. Fair. Wear and scuffing to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some creasing to corners and edges of covers; sunning to spine and top edge of covers; crease to spine; some splaying to covers; bumping to head of spine; discoloration to back cover from price sticker; some cracking to hinges; pages browned.


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    New Canada by Manning, Preston

    Rexdale, Ontario, Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1991 First Printing, First Edition, Near Fine In Near Fine Unclipped Dj Signed And Inscribed On The Title Page.


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    Prose Works Other Than Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Eddy, Mary Baker

    Boston: Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker G.Eddy. 1925. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Brown cloth boards with gilt decoration to centre of front board. 365 pages Authorized edition of Thirteen of Mary Baker Eddy's writings, collected together in one volume. Plumbs the depths of Christian theology, morality, spirituality, healing, and Church. . Reprint. Hardback.


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    Esprit De Corps: Sketches Fom Diplomatic Life by Durrell, Lawrence

    London: Faber, 1963 An Obscure Humorous Work Based On Durrell`S Employment With The British Foreign Office In The 1940S Primarily In Yugoslavia. First Edition Was In 1957, This Is A Third Printing From The 1961 Edition. Although It Appears To Be As New, The Binding Is Not Very Good, With The Book Opening Automatically At Pages 62-63. I Recently Read A Novel Set In China In Which The Young Men Had Learned English From Old British Novels, And Tended To Speak It As In, `I Say, Old Fruit, You Really Must Come For Tea One Day.` This Collection Has A Similar Tone.


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    Ring Of Bright Water Collection (Three Books) by Maxwell, Gavin

    U.K.: Penguin, 1975 There Are Three Volumes By Gavin Maxwell Published By Penguin In 1975: Ring Of Bright Water 0140039236, The House Of Elrig 0140029252 And The Rocks Remain 0140039260. All Three In Very Good Condition, No Writing Or Spine Creases, Lightly Toned. All Have Black And White Photo Inserts.


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    Tea with Mr. George and Other Adventures in Montreal by Barry Lazar

    Montreal Quebec Canada: Silver Lining, 1997 Stated First Edition, No Writing Or Marks, Appears Unread But Has Some Indentations To Front Cover And Preliminaries. Barry Lazar Is Best Known For Film Documentaries And Journalism, Local History And Food Writing.This Is A Collection Of Montreal Profiles And Stories, But The Food Interest Is Present, Including At Least One Recipe.


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    The Hills Are Dancing by WILHELM, Kate

    Minneapolis: Corroboree Press, 1986. First edition. Paperback. Fair. WILHELM, Richard [photography]. Paperback. Fair. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; heavy creasing to bottom fore edge corner and vertical crease to back cover; soiling to bottom edge of covers; creasing to bottom edge of covers; some splaying to covers; thumbing/light crease to fore edge of pages; pages yellowing. SIGNED by both the author and photographer.


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    Babel and Babylon: Spectatorship in American Silent Film by Hansen, Miriam

    U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1991 Third Printing, May Be Unread, But Front Cover Edges Are Scraped And There Is A Horizontal Crack To Spine. No Writing Or Marks, A Few Dog Ears, Light To Moderate Wear.


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    Au Pays de la Magie. Athlone French Poets by MICHAUX, Henri; BROOME, Peter [editor]

    London: Athlone Press, 1977. First thus. paperback. Good. Paperback. Good. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some wear to head and foot of spine; some sunning to spine; light crease to front cover; front hinge cracking; pages yellowed. Poetry in French with English introduction and commentaries.


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    Other people's money: The banks, the government, and Dome by Foster, Peter

    Don Mills Ontario: Collins, 1983 1983 First Printing, First Edition And Signed By The Author On The Half Title Page. No Other Writing Or Marks, Very Good + Condition In Unclipped Dust Jacket Which Is Rubbed Somewhat On The Surface And Browning A Little On The Inside Flap Edges. The Title Comes From A Quotation From An Oil Executive In The Preliminary Pages, "We Weren't Really Successful In Exploration, But The Important Thing Is That We Did It With Other People's Money. . . That's A Bad Quote, Isn't It."


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    Aardvark: Written off: A collection of writing by young SA authors, put together by the team from Generation Hex by Prime, Justin; Rolevink, James; Rubenstein, Matt; Sharplin,Erica (editors)

    Adelaide: Generation Hex. Writer's Centre. 1995. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Uncommon 100 pages A colllection of verse and prose from several young South Australian writers. . 1st Edition. Softcover.


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    Under the Eye of the Clock: The Life Story of Christopher Nolan by Nolan, Christopher; Carey, John

    New York: St Martins Pr, 1988 This Book Won The 1988 Whitbread Award. It Is Autobiographical But Written In The Third Person About One Joseph Meehan. Nolan Was 21 When He Wrote This Book. He Then Spent Ten Years Writing A Novel, The Banyan Tree And Was Working On Another When He Died Suddenly At The Age Of 43. This Young Irishman Was Severely Disabled By Cerebral Palsy, To The Extent That He Wrote One Letter At A Time Using A Pointer Attached To His Head. His Talent Was Acclaimed And He Was Said To Write In A Joycean Style, Which Is Evident In The Language Of This Book. He Was Awarded An Honorary Doctorate And He Was Celebrated By The Band U2 In Their Song, Miracle Drug. This Is A Very Good Plus Copy In A Very Good Unclipped Dust Jacket.


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    The Pub and The Scrub (Signed by Author) by Hulm, Neil

    Lavington, NSW: Self published. 1987. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by the author. 72 pages A brief history of the construction and opening of the real Ettamogah Pub in stories and poems. . Softcover.


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    Laughter On The Stairs by Nichols, Beverley

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1953 First Uk Edition, 1953, Attractive Book Lacking Dj With Decorative Endpapers And Black And White Illustrations By William Mclaren. Green Cloth Boards With Yellow Spine, Outer Edges A Bit Sunned. Bookseller Stamp On Inside Cover. Toning, But Sound. Described As ", The Acme Of The Ephemeral," Mr. Beverley Nichols Was A Writer Of Great Breadth, But Is Best Known For His House And Garden Books. Laughter On The Stairs Is One Of A Trilogy Describing His Renovation Of Merry Hall, A Georgian Manor House In Surrey Where He Lived With His Fiv Siamese Cats From 1946 To 1956.


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    Faithful to the End The Daily Telegraph Anthology of Dogs by Haddon, Celia

    London: Headline. 1991. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour illustrations. 96 pages An anthology of poetry and prose celebrating the loving relationship between man and dog. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    Herman Hesse: Treatise On The Steppenwolf: An Artist's Revelation In Forty-Five Paintings By Jaroslav Bradac by Hesse, Hermann

    London: Wildwood House Ltd, 1975 Very Good First Edition Copy Published By Wildwood 1975, Lightly Rubbed But Clean And Crisp Interior, Not Writing Or Marks. Revelations By Artist Jaroslav Bradac On Hesse's Mystic Novel And The Aminated Film For Which He Was Responsible.


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    Realities: International Arts and Cultures Issue (No.) 9 January-February 1980 by Various

    Horsham: Realities USA Publications, 1980. First. paperback. Very Good-. Paperback magazine. Very Good-. Light wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; slight spine slant; light bumping to corners; light creasing to covers.


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    Japanese Objets D'Art by TURK, F.A.; COHEN, Judith [reviser and adapter]

    New York: Sterling Publishing Co, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+. Hardcover. Very Good in Good+ jacket in protective mylar. Some wear to corners; some wear to head and foot of spine; some rubbing/wear to covers; page edges browned; pages browning. Jacket with wear to corners and edges; rubbing/wear to panels; sunning to spine; age toning to panels; some soiling to panels; some chipping to corners; some wear/creasing to head and foot of spine; 1" diagonal closed tear to back cover at head of spine edge; original price on front flap inked out.


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    Realities: International Arts and Cultures Issue (No.) 10 March-April 1980 by Various

    Horsham: Realities USA Publications, 1980. First. Paperback. Very good-. Paperback magazine. Very Good-. Light wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; slight spine slant; light bumping to corners.


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