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The Book of Chameleons, Agualusa, Jose Eduardo
1 Agualusa, Jose Eduardo The Book of Chameleons
London Arcadia Books 2007 1905147651 / 9781905147656 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 180 pages Winner of the 2007 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn ID290157 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Rachel Tandy, Allan, Mabel Esther
2 Allan, Mabel Esther Rachel Tandy
Hutchinson of London 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Small abrasion to lower edge of front free endpaper. Previous owner's neat stamp and inked number to front free endpaper. 224 pages A young adult novel about growing up and one's first job and writing children's books. ID287453 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition), Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric
3 Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition)
Cincinnati Writer's Digest Books 2005 1582973539 / 9781582973531 Revised Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour photographs and black & white drawings. 124 pages Learn hjow to compete with competitive authors and name-brand series; how you can write, research, and even illustrate on the computer; how you can communicate with publishers via email and the internet. ID292074 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Banquet of the Mind, Anderson, Don (ed.)
4 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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5 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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Over The Alps.  Reflections on Travel and Travel Writing, with special reference to the Grand Tours of Boswell, Beckford and Byron., Anderson, Patrick
6 Anderson, Patrick Over The Alps. Reflections on Travel and Travel Writing, with special reference to the Grand Tours of Boswell, Beckford and Byron.
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1969 0246985917 / 9780246985910 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. DJ spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 224 pages About travel and the effect travel is likely to have on people of marked individuality. Looks at the famous Grand Tourists, Boswell, Lord Byron and William Beckford with a long study of the travel writings of the latter. It concludes with the author's own diary of a journey to Portugal in the steps of Beckford and Byron. ID259235 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Virago Book of Spirituality. Of Women and Angels, Anderson, Sarah (Edited by)
7 Anderson, Sarah (Edited by) The Virago Book of Spirituality. Of Women and Angels
London Virago Press 1996 1860490409 / 9781860490408 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xi, 336 pages A collection of spiritual writing that spans the centuries and world religions. ID271653 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Lamia's Winter Quarters, Austin, Alfred
8 Austin, Alfred Lamia's Winter Quarters
London Adam and Charles Black 1907 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Corners and spine ends a little rubbed and gilt top edge dulled. Front free endpaper clipped at upper edge. Illustrated with full page coloured plates by Elgood. 164 pages Austin was the Poet Laureate from 1896. This prose idyll to southern Europe was published in 1898. ID287624 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Stamping the Nation. Australia Since Federation., Australia Post
9 Australia Post Stamping the Nation. Australia Since Federation.
Australia Australia Post 2001 9312650154950 1st Edition [Assumed] Softcover 
Square Small Quarto Size (24.5 x 24.5 cm). Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 172 pages Combining a lively writing style and rich illustration, Stamping the Nation also uses stamps as windows into our past- giving readers access to one of the great artistic and design archives of our country. This is a book for everyone with an interest in Australia's past and the story of its journey to the present. ID287418 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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My Own Destroyer.  A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator, Baker, Sidney, J.
10 Baker, Sidney, J. My Own Destroyer. A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator
Sydney Currawong Publishing 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 146 pages According to the author, the story of Matthew Flinders is probably one of the great stories of the world - not so much because of his towering achievements but of what happened to him thereafter. In this biography the author uses both biographical writing technique but also sets this in a framework of psycho-analysis which, in the authors opinion, reveals an inevitability of Flinders' tragic end. A very human look at this well known explorer. ID159961 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Story of Speech and Language, Barber, Charles L.
11 Barber, Charles L. The Story of Speech and Language
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1964 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations by Diana Stradling. 295 pages Dr Barber records the development of organised language beginning with man's first crude attempts at communication by sound. He discusses the current theories about the origin and nature of language and the intevention of writing. ID288136 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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12 Beecher, Eric (Editor) The Best Australian Political Writing 2009
Melbourne Melbourne University Press at The Miegunyah Press 2009 0522856322 / 9780522856323 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Fine condition. As New. xix, 411 pages The most incisive and entertaining political writing of 2009 - the year that was through the eyes of Australia's foremost political analysis. ID246806 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Aspects of Modern Art, The Selective Eye III: An Anthology of Writing on Modern Art From L'Oeil The European Art Magazine, Bernier, Georges and Rosamond [Edited by]
13 Bernier, Georges and Rosamond [Edited by] Aspects of Modern Art, The Selective Eye III: An Anthology of Writing on Modern Art From L'Oeil The European Art Magazine
Paris G & R Bernier 1957 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and small loss to spine ends. Book is missing front free end paper which has been neatly removed. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. 188 pages ID256064 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 Blainey, Geoffrey (Editor) Oceana: The Tempestuous Voyage of J.A.Froude, 1884-1885
Methuen Haynes 1985 0454007329 / 9780454007329 Abridged Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. A little rubbing to lower edge. Black & white illustrations. xix, 211 pages Travellers' Tales of Early Australia and New Zealand, edited and abridged by Geoffrey Blainey and including a Foreword on Froude and his life with notes that illuminate his travels. ID255426 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Blainey, Geoffrey (Editor) Oceana: The Tempestuous Voyage of J.A.Froude, 1884-1885
Methuen Haynes 1985 0454007329 / 9780454007329 Abridged Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. A little rubbing to lower edge. Black & white illustrations. xix, 211 pages Travellers'Tales of Early Australia and New Zealand, edited and abridged by Geoffrey Blainey and including a Foreword on Froude and his life with notes that illuminate his travels. ID246821 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 Blanch, lesley Under a Lilac-bleeding Star. Travels and Travellers
London John Murray 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 208 pages The author writes of her travels from Uzbekistan to Guatemala by way of North Africa and Siberia and other people's journeys, of the mystique of travelling and travel writers in their own landscape. ID267451 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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17 BRERETON, John[Editor] Traditions of Inquiry
New York Oxford University Press 1985 0195035496 / 9780195035490 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. [xiv]191pages. Eight prominent professors explore the contributions of their famous predecessors in composition and rhetorical theory. An engaging and enlightening look at teachers of writing. ID564 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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18 BRIGHT HOLMES, John (editor) The Joy of Cricket
London Peerage Books 1986 1850520682 / 9781850520689 Reprint Hardcover 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected innow protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ lightly chipped. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 275 pages Portraits of personalities. ID220062 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Brown, W. Jethro Who Knows? A Play in Four Acts
Adelaide The Hassell Press 1923 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Good + condition. Has a chip to lower rear edge and minor chipping to other edges. Small closed tear to rear spine edge. 71 pages William Jethro Brown [1868-1930] was an eminent South Australian.He was Professor of Law at Adelaide University [1906-1916]and became president of the Industrial Court of South Australia adding the conjoint presidency of the Board of Industry in 1920. Brown was a thoughtful political philosopher and a creative educator and this work was his major foray into imaginative writing. He espoused feminist ideas and this play is about a woman's revolt. ID250650 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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New Writing and Writers 16, Burroughs, W; Buzzati, Dino; Craig,David; Davie,Elspeth; Drewitz,Ingeborg; Greenwood, Kathleen; Jeane, Maryon; Jordan, Neil; Lawson,Sarah; Leale,B.C.; McCoy,Sarah; Moorcock,Michael
20 Burroughs, W; Buzzati, Dino; Craig,David; Davie,Elspeth; Drewitz,Ingeborg; Greenwood, Kathleen; Jeane, Maryon; Jordan, Neil; Lawson,Sarah; Leale,B.C.; McCoy,Sarah; Moorcock,Michael New Writing and Writers 16
London John Calder 1979 0714536350 / 9780714536354 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has crease to inside front flap. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous bookseller's stamp to lower edge of front free endpaper. 191 pages 12 contributors from 6 different countries. Authors include William Burroughs, Michael Moorcock, Neil Jordan, Kathleen Greenwood, Sarah McCoy, David Craig, Dino Buzzati, amongst others. ID267358 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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