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101 Casson, Sybil Thorndike; Casson, Patricia [Editor] My Dear One', A Victorian Courtship: The Letters of Agnes Bowers and Arthur Thorndike. With the Beginnings of an Autobiography by Sybil Thorndike Casson
London Julia MacRae 1984 0862031850 / 9780862031855 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 158 pages Postscript by John Casson, Dame Sybil's son. ID233436 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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102 Catton, Bruce Waiting for the Morning Train - An American Boyhood
Detroit Wayne State University Press 1987 0814318851 / 9780814318850 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Fine copy - Near to Mint condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 260 pages ID206276 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Frank Hackett-Jones 1892-1988: A 20th-century Australian Life, Chambers, Don
103 Chambers, Don Frank Hackett-Jones 1892-1988: A 20th-century Australian Life
Flemington, Victoria Hyland House 2008 1864471123 / 9781864471120 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages Frank Hackett-Jones served with the 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance in the Sinai-Palestine Campaign as a medic-stretcher bearer. After the war he joined the NSW Public Service where he had a distinguished career in the Housing Commission, eventually retiring to Adelaide. ID265807 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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104 Charles-Roux, Edmonde Chanel
London Harvill 1989 0002721287 / 9780002721288 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light reading creases to spine. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xviii, 380, xii pages The biography of the fashion legend. ID276886 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Kerouac, Charters, Ann
105 Charters, Ann Kerouac
London Andre Deutsch 1974 0233965688 / 9780233965680 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good card covers in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Midway edition. 403 pages ID287722 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Red Herrings, Chatterton, Lynne
106 Chatterton, Lynne Red Herrings
Castel di Fiori and Renwick, N.Z. Intrepid Traveller 2001 0473082314 / 9780473082314 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 230 pages Lynne Chatterton gives us glimpses of her life as she progressed from a small outback town in Australia where she grew vines and oranges to a small farm in Umbria where she and her husband Brian now live and produce olive oil. ID235013 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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107 Chellis, Marcia The Joan Kennedy Story : One Woman; S Victory over Infidelity, Politics and Privilege
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1985 0283993030 / 9780283993039 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 240 pages ID148651 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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CHIPP, Chipp, Don [Edited by John Larkin]
108 Chipp, Don [Edited by John Larkin] CHIPP
Sydney Methuen Haynes 1987 0454013450 / 9780454013450 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 237pages ID96237 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Familiar Presence and Other Reminiscences, Chisholm, A.R.
109 Chisholm, A.R. The Familiar Presence and Other Reminiscences
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1966 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. 98 pages ID176845 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Life and Times of C.J. Dennis, Chisholm, Alec H.
110 Chisholm, Alec H. The Life and Times of C.J. Dennis
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1982 0207144680 / 9780207144684 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 224 pages Originally published in 1946 as "The Making of a Sentimental Bloke" [Georgian House] ID170002 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Hand of Memory Selected Stories and Verse, Christesen, C.B.
111 Christesen, C.B. The Hand of Memory Selected Stories and Verse
Melbourne The Meanjin Press 1970 0909997004 / 9780909997007 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good Slipcase. Slipcase has a couple of minor marks. Black & white illustrations. Signed on Colophon Page "Complimentary Copy C.B. Christesen". Limited edition of 1000 numbered and Signed copies - this is an out-of-sequence" copy. Ribbon marker. 196 pages Clement Byrne Christesen was the founder of the Australian literary magazine, Meanjin. He served as the magazine's editor from 1940 until 1974. ID274795 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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112 Church, Richard Over the Bridge An Essay in Autobiography
London Heinemann 1956 3rd Impression Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Minor tape marks to endpapers. A nice copy. 231pages ID5259 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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113 Church, Richard Over the Bridge An Essay in Autobiography
London The Reprint Society 1956 Book Club Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 279 pages ID188923 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Winston S. Churchill Volume I  Youth 1874-1900, Churchill, Randolph S.
114 Churchill, Randolph S. Winston S. Churchill Volume I Youth 1874-1900
London Heinemann 1966 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Fold-out family tree to rear. 608 pages ID288666 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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With Chatwin.  Portrait of a Writer, Clapp, Susannah
115 Clapp, Susannah With Chatwin. Portrait of a Writer
London Jonathan Cape 1997 0224032585 / 9780224032582 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Pages a little yellowed as usual. 246 pages ID158207 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Lady with The Borzoi.  Blanche Knopf,  Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire., Claridge, Laura
116 Claridge, Laura The Lady with The Borzoi. Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire.
New York Farrar Straus and Giroux 2017 0374536767 / 9780374536763 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 400 pages This book is the story of a woman who changed what America Reads. ID297092 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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117 Clark, Manning THE QUEST FOR GRACE
Melbourne Viking 1990 0670830348 / 9780670830343 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. 221 pages ID239872 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ever, Manning Selected Letters of Manning Clark 1938- 1991, Clark, Manning; Edited by Roslyn Russell
118 Clark, Manning; Edited by Roslyn Russell Ever, Manning Selected Letters of Manning Clark 1938- 1991
Crows Nest, NSW Allen & Unwin 2008 1741754461 / 9781741754469 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 552 pages Offers an unparalleled view of the complex intellectual and emotional life of this controversial public figure. The letters trck his progression from young Oxford academic in the 1930s to public sage. ID297576 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Trust The Dream.  The Autobiography of Mavis Thorpe Clark. Author of 'The Min-Min', Clark, Mavis Thorpe
119 Clark, Mavis Thorpe Trust The Dream. The Autobiography of Mavis Thorpe Clark. Author of 'The Min-Min'
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2004 0646428888 / 9780646428888 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 439 pages ID284921 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Munguishi Weavings Tales of a Term in Tanzania (signed by author), Clarke, A. Lynne
120 Clarke, A. Lynne Munguishi Weavings Tales of a Term in Tanzania (signed by author)
Munguishi Published by Author 2009 0646521071 / 9780646521077 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Signed by the author. Some black & white drawings. 142 pages The story of Lynne Clarke's time as a teacher in Munguishi. ID297359 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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