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Munguishi Weavings Tales of a Term in Tanzania (signed by author), Clarke, A. Lynne
121 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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Tasma The Life of Jessie Couvreur, Clarke, Patricia
122 Clarke, Patricia Tasma The Life of Jessie Couvreur
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1994 1863735194 / 9781863735193 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. A nice copy. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Previous Owner's name to Preliminary Pages. 213 pages Tasma[born Jessie Huybers in 1848] was a nineteenth century Australian writer, lecturer and foreign correspondent and a very famous woman. Her work challenged the perception that nineteenth century women were solely domestic creatures. Her personal life also defied stereotypes as she divorced her first husband and lived an independent life with her second husband. A fascinating insight into a fascinating Australian woman. ID142758 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Book of Life.  A Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing., Claxton, Eve (Editor)
123 Claxton, Eve (Editor) The Book of Life. A Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing.
London Ebury Press 2005 0091900336 / 9780091900335 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. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 496 pages A uniquely engrossing anthology of memoirs by some of the finest, funniest and most talented figures in history. ID290229 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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124 Cleaveland, Agnes Morley No Life for a Lady
Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska Press 1977 0803258682 / 9780803258686 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Black & white illustrations by Edward Borein. Gift inscription to half-title page. Black and white map to front endpapers. Some pages are lightly rubbed/creased at corners. viii, 356 pages Mrs Cleaveland's personal history of frontier life on a cattle ranch in New Mexico in the late nineteenth century. ID272476 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The World of Charmian Clift. Introductions by George Johnston and Martin Johnston, Clift, Charmian
125 Clift, Charmian The World of Charmian Clift. Introductions by George Johnston and Martin Johnston
Sydney Collins 1983 0002165856 / 9780002165853 1st thus 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. Small chip to top of slightly faded DJ spine. Black & white illustrations by Martin Johnston. 255 pages Seventy-one of Charmian Clift's most outstanding essays selected by George Johnston. ID275667 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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126 Clough, Robert A Public Eye
London Hamish Hamilton 1981 0241104726 / 9780241104729 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 201 pages ID259157 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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127 Coats, Peter OF GENERALS AND GARDENS: The autobiography of Peter Coats
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1976 0297771450 / 9780297771456 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 326 pages ID241636 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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128 Cockburn, Alexander The Golden Age Is in Us: Journeys & Encounters 1987-1994
London Verso 1995 0860916642 / 9780860916642 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. 434 pages views of everyday life by controversial, Irish born American writer and journalist ID226377 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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129 Codrescu, Andrei The Dog with a Chip in his Neck: Essay from NPR and Elsewhere
New York St. Martin's Press 1996 0312143168 / 9780312143169 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. A little marking to fore edge. xiii, 270 pages Codrescu is one of America's National Public Radio most noted contributors. ID267338 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Journey to the Trenches The Life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918, COHEN, Joseph
130 COHEN, Joseph Journey to the Trenches The Life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918
London Robson Books 1975 0903895323 / 9780903895323 1st Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers in a good dustjacket. DJ a little chipped at edges and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages The life of Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918. Rosenberg was a talented British poet/painter who enlisted as a private and was killed on the Western Front. ID212074 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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131 Coleman, Elizabeth The Tangled Garden: Memories of my Girlhood
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1988 0575041870 / 9780575041875 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good + in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 191 pages Tells the story of the author's enslavement to her domineering father and her primitive existence in rural Herefordshire. ID244881 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Miles Franklin in America. Her unknown (brilliant) career, Coleman, Verna
132 Coleman, Verna Miles Franklin in America. Her unknown (brilliant) career
London Sirius 1981 0207145369 / 9780207145360 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper [flyleaf]. 219 pages What happened during Miles Franklin's years in America? Coleman provides some answers, based on Franklin's journals and private papers. ID222742 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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133 Collison, Kerry B. In Search of Recognition : The Leo Stach Story
Hartwell, Victoria Sid Harta Publishers 2000 0957782454 / 9780957782457 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 308 pages ID238791 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Morris West Literary Maverick, Confroy, Maryanne
134 Confroy, Maryanne Morris West Literary Maverick
Milton, Qld John Wiley & Sons Australia 2005 1740311191 / 9781740311199 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 372 pages ID293901 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Road From Coorain: An Australian Memoir, Conway, Jill Ker
135 Conway, Jill Ker The Road From Coorain: An Australian Memoir
Melbourne William Heinemann Australia 1989 0855613211 / 9780855613211 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. Inscribed by the author to previous owner on half-title page. 238 pages ID242928 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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True North, Conway, Jill Ker
136 Conway, Jill Ker True North
London Hutchinson 1994 0091784751 / 9780091784751 reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 250pages ID475 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Life of Ruskin [Volumes 1 & 2], Cook, E.T.
137 Cook, E.T. The Life of Ruskin [Volumes 1 & 2]
London George Allen & Company 1911 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two volumes complete. Good condition - but with some foxing to endpapers and adjacent leaves. Page edges and text block lightly foxed. Blue cloth boards with gilt to spine and top edge. Bookplate to front pastedown of each volume. Spine very slightly discoloured. Previous owners signature to front free endpapers. Top edge of spine to Volume 2 has a small repaired tear. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 540 & 615pages John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. ID222242 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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138 Coote, Stephen Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan hero
London Pocket Books 2005 0743468708 / 9780743468701 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. New Book. Black & white illustrations. 337 pages A re-evaluation of Sir Francis Drake's position in English history which is both a fascinating portrait of the man and his era. ID266954 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Samuel Pepys A Life, Coote, Stephen
139 Coote, Stephen Samuel Pepys A Life
London Hodder & Stoughton 2000 0340751231 / 9780340751237 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. An excellent copy. Review Copy - label to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xiii, 386 pages ID295231 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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140 Cormick, Craig Kurikka's Dreaming. The true story of Matti Kurikka Socialist, utopian and dreamer
Sydney Simon & Schuster 2000 0731810244 / 9780731810246 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 218 pages ID191008 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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