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South Australiana Volume 18 No. 2 September, 1979
1 South Australiana Volume 18 No. 2 September, 1979
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1979 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Mild "age-tone" to cover edges. 177-231 pages A journal for the publication and study of South Australian historical and literary sources. Includes a bibliography of C.J. Dennis (Fatchen); Letters from home - a series of letters received by Jospeh Keynes 1839-1843 (Linn); David Lindsay 1856- 1922, explorer, surveyor, and Northern Territory apologist. (Donovan); ID268380 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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South Australiana Volume II No. 1 March, 1963
2 South Australiana Volume II No. 1 March, 1963
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1963 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. Staple-bound. Some discolouration of edges. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 48 pages A journal for the publication and study of South Australian historical and literary sources. Includes an article on Colonel Light's publishing ventures, a translation of A Carl Linger letter, Letters patent erecting and establishing the Province of South Australia 19 February 1836. ID186023 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Serpents of Paradise A Reader, Abbey, Edward
3 Abbey, Edward The Serpents of Paradise A Reader
New York Owl Books/Henry Holt & Company 1996 0805031332 / 9780805031331 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 400 pages Includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Abbey's life directly and arranged chronologically. ID292256 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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DICKENS, Ackroyd, Peter
4 Ackroyd, Peter DICKENS
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1990 1856190005 / 9781856190008 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. A large heavy tome. 1195pages ID107650 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Life of Thomas More, Ackroyd, Peter
5 Ackroyd, Peter The Life of Thomas More
London Vintage 1999 0749386401 / 9780749386405 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light reading creases to spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Previous owner's details to half-title page. x, 435 pages Ackroyd's acclaimed biography of Sir Thomas More. ID271335 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Family Fresco, Adams, Nancy
6 Adams, Nancy Family Fresco
Melbourne Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some wear and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little faded and has foxing. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 205 pages A fine literary evocation of Australian people and times past. The author, Agnes Eliza Fraser Adams (1890-1968) was the member of a distinguished pioneer family, the granddaughter of a distinguished Headmaster, Dr Alexander Morrison and the daughter of the brilliant barrister, Sir Edward Mitchell. This is the story of the Morrison and Mitchell families. ID236817 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Wandering Falcon (Inscribed and Signed by Author), Ahmad, Jamil
7 Ahmad, Jamil The Wandering Falcon (Inscribed and Signed by Author)
New Delhi Hamish Hamilton an imprint of Penguin Books 2011 0670085332 / 9780670085330 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Lengthy inscription by the author to David Parker. 181 pages Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2011. A collection of interlinked short stories set in the area where the borders of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran meet. ID296478 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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8 Alexander, Caroline The Way to Xanadu
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1993 0297813137 / 9780297813132 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose made, removable plastic sleeve. xii, 194 pages A quest across three continents to discover the sources of Coleridge's inspiration for Kubla Khan. ID237226 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978, Alexander, Harriet Semmes
9 Alexander, Harriet Semmes American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978
Manchester Manchester University Press 1984 0719017068 / 9780719017063 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. 486 pages ID116039 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Allen, Walter As I Walked Down New Grub Street
London William Heinemann Ltd 1981 0434018295 / 9780434018291 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 277pages ID3232 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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11 Amis, Kingsley The Biographer's Moustache
London Flamingo 1995 0002253305 / 9780002253307 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Corners lightly bumped. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 282 pages Deliciously wicked and delightfully mischievous, exposes a literary world of pretension. ID263440 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Banquet of the Mind, Anderson, Don (ed.)
12 Anderson, Don (ed.) Banquet of the Mind
Milsons Point, NSW Random House Australia 2000 0091835542 / 9780091835545 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Page edges slightly tanned. 306 pages Stories of food and feasting, wining and dining. ID292966 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13 Anderson, Don (ed.) Banquet of the Mind
Milsons Point, NSW Random House Australia 2000 0091835542 / 9780091835545 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Page edges slightly tanned. 306 pages Stories of food and feasting, wining and dining. ID271457 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Patrick White  (Writers and Critics Series), Argyle, Barry
14 Argyle, Barry Patrick White (Writers and Critics Series)
New York Barnes & Noble 1967 1st US Edition Hardback 
12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 109 pages ID296770 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Ascher, Carol Simone De Beauvoir: A Life of Freedom
Brighton, Sussex The Harvester Press 1991 0710804946 / 9780710804945 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 254 pages ID247862 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Holden's Performance, Bail, Murray
16 Bail, Murray Holden's Performance
Melbourne Viking 1987 0670816639 / 9780670816637 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's signature [Kym Bonython] to front free end paper but just visible on coloured endpaper. 353 pages Author's second novel. Winner of 1988 Victorian Premier's Literary Award Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction ID156958 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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17 Baker, Michael Our Three Selves A Life of Radcliffe Hall
London Hamish Hamilton 1985 0241115396 / 9780241115398 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 386 pages ID142938 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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18 Banks, Russell The Darling
London Bloomsbury 2005 0747575584 / 9780747575580 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 391 pages A vast unforgettable novel about colonialism and its legacy in modern-day Africa ID262594 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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19 Banta, Martha New Essays on the American
London Cambridge University Press 1987 0521314496 / 9780521314497 1st Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. 172 pages ID6556 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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London Was Full Of Rooms, Barnett, Tully; Bierbaum, Nena; Harrex, Syd; Hosking, Rick; Tulloch, Graham
20 Barnett, Tully; Bierbaum, Nena; Harrex, Syd; Hosking, Rick; Tulloch, Graham London Was Full Of Rooms
Adelaide Lythrum Press 2006 1921013087 / 9781921013089 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. xiii, 268pp 'London may have many rooms, but is there space for the travelling colonial? This collection of essays, memoirs and poems was initially inspired by the Malaysian writer Lee Kok Liang's adamantly titled London Does Not Belong to Me. Visitors to London from the old colonies have long recorded their impressions, contributing to discussion about the beguiling attractions of the world's first great metropolis.' [Back cover blurb] ID241328 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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