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Iris Murdoch The Shakespearian Interest, Todd, Richard
141 Todd, Richard Iris Murdoch The Shakespearian Interest
London Vision Press 1979 0854782141 / 9780854782147 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket has a faded spine and small sticker mark to face. 134pages ID8658 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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142 Townsend, John Rowe A Sense of Story. Essays on Contemporary Writers for Children
London Longman Group Limited 1971 0582154677 / 9780582154674 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper - part whited out. 216 pages ID264024 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Australian Little Magazines 1923-1954 Their Role in Forming and Reflecting Literary Trends, Tregenza, John
143 Tregenza, John Australian Little Magazines 1923-1954 Their Role in Forming and Reflecting Literary Trends
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1964 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo size. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear and some creasing to dustjacket edges and corners which also has a faded spine. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 108pages Looks at how the more than fifty magazines came to be founded, who wrote for them, what trends they reflected, what they reveal about reactions of Australian writers to world crises. ID175758 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Who Was Who Among English and European Authors 1931-1949 [3 Volumes], Various
144 Various Who Was Who Among English and European Authors 1931-1949 [3 Volumes]
Detroit Gale Research Company 1978 0810300400 / 9780810300408 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Nice deep blue covers with red and gilt labels and titles to spine and face. 1564 pages Based on Entries Which First Appeared in "The Author's and Writer's Who's Who & Reference Guide'', Originally Compiled by Edward Martell and L.G. Pine, and in "Who's Who Among Living Authors of Older Nations," Originally Compiled by Alberta Lawrence. These are heavy books and may require additional postage. International customers should check postage costs with us before ordering. ID251482 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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A Brief Take on the Australian Novel, Vernay, Jean-Francois
145 Vernay, Jean-Francois A Brief Take on the Australian Novel
Mile End, SA Wakefield Press 2016 1743054041 / 9781743054048 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 234 pages Offers a sweeping view of Australian writing since colonialism. Written from an outsider's perspective, this single-authored overview will appeal to readers through its playful, jargon-free and potentially contentious account of the Australian novel. ID288434 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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The Sacred Game: Provincialism & Frontier Consciousness in American literature, 1630-1860, Von Frank, Albert J.
146 Von Frank, Albert J. The Sacred Game: Provincialism & Frontier Consciousness in American literature, 1630-1860
London Cambridge University Press 1985 0521301599 / 9780521301596 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. 188 pages With careful attention to historical context, it identifies in pre Civil War writers, certain qualities of self-doubt and defensiveness, perceptions of displacement and decline. Examines the works of Anne Bradstreet, Timothy Dwight, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, and Waldo Ralph Emerson. ID2644 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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147 Wagner,Geoffrey Five for Freedom A Study of Feminism in Fiction
London George Allen & Unwin 1972 0048010146 / 9780048010148 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. 234pages A candid study of five European fictional heroines as antcipatory of feminism ID6541 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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148 WAIN, John Professing Poetry
London Macmillan 1977 0333226410 / 9780333226414 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. , Top-edge tinted. The previous owner had places sellotape to the edges of the DJ. While the tape has been removed and the glue residue cleaned off there remains some small staining to DJ corners. [x] 396pages. ID5684 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Toil & Spin Two Directions in Modern Poetry, Wallace-Crabbe, Chris
149 Wallace-Crabbe, Chris Toil & Spin Two Directions in Modern Poetry
Melbourne Hutchinson 1979 0091371007 / 9780091371005 1st Edition Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 151pages. Looks at the work of various 20th century poets - Australian, British and American. ID10290 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Cambridge History of English Literature (Cheap Edition) Volumes 1-15, Ward, A.W. & Waller, A.R. (Editor)
150 Ward, A.W. & Waller, A.R. (Editor) The Cambridge History of English Literature (Cheap Edition) Volumes 1-15
London Cambridge University Press 1949 Cheap Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Good Dustjackets. DJs protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeves. Except Vol 15 (Index) - this volume is without dustjacket but now has a clear glassine sleeve.. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. DJs are age-darkened at spines and edges. Contents excellent. ID233043 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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English Maritime Writing: Hakluyt to Cook, Warner, Oliver
151 Warner, Oliver English Maritime Writing: Hakluyt to Cook
London Longmans, Green & Co. For The British council and the National Book League 1958 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. Black & white frontispiece. 35 pages Part of the Bibliographical Series of Supplements to 'British Book News' on Writers and Their Work. ID291368 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, Watson, George [Edited by]
152 Watson, George [Edited by] The Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1981 0521226007 / 9780521226004 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is faded at spine and chipped at edges and corners with a couple of small closed tears. A one-volume abstract of the five volumes in the major series. The span of the work is from the 7th century to authors with reputations established by 1950. Covers poetry, drama, novels and prose. ID251504 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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From Parnassus  Essays in Honor of Jacques Barzun, Weiner, Dora B. & Keylor, William R. (Edited by)
153 Weiner, Dora B. & Keylor, William R. (Edited by) From Parnassus Essays in Honor of Jacques Barzun
New York Harper & Row 1976 0060145498 / 9780060145491 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Two black & white plates. 386 pages The unifying theme is the importance of creative inquiry. The essays are as diverse as Barzun's interests: literature, history, music, teaching, criticism, drama, aesthetics, science and includes a personal memoir by Lionel Trilling. ID233609 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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154 West, Paul Sheer Fiction
New York McPherson and Company 1990 0914232827 / 9780914232827 Reprint 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 ID181665 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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155 Whittemore, Reed Whole Lives: Shapers of Modern Biography
Baltimore John Hopkins 1989 0801838177 / 9780801838170 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket 184 pages ID8971 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Serial Publication In England Before 1750, Wiles, R.M.
156 Wiles, R.M. Serial Publication In England Before 1750
London Cambridge University Press 1957 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly foxed and has closed tear to top edge of rear panel - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Some mild foxing to endpapers and page edges. Blind stamped owner's name to base of title page [Hardwicke Knight]. 391 pages The first thorough account of the serial publication of books in the 18th century. Show how by serialization in newspapers and then by releasing small printed instalments, English publishers made new and old books available to a very great number of readers. ID257638 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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157 Wilkes, G.A. R. D. Fitzgerald
Melbourne Melbourne Oxford University Press 1981 0195505107 / 9780195505108 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 48 pages Part of the Australian Writers and their work series ID221473 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Studies in Modern Indian Fiction in English [2 Volumes], Williams, Haydn Moore
158 Williams, Haydn Moore Studies in Modern Indian Fiction in English [2 Volumes]
Calcutta Writers Workshop 1973 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Two (2) volumes. Very Good condition, (Issued without Dustjacket). Attractive linen bindings. Spines a little faded. Both Volumes SIGNED by the author. 182 pages (2 vols) Hayden Williams was Professor of English at the Adelaide University at the time of publication. He had previously been Visiting Professor in Jadavpur University. A critical examination of fiction in English by Indian authors. Volume 1 contains a section on the origins of Indian Writing and chapters on Mulk Raj Anand and R.K. Narayan. Volume 2 contains chapters on Raja Rao, Khuswant Sing and other Sikhs, Govind Desani and others. Includes an afterword and bibliography. ID5831 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Hooking Up. Essays and Fiction., Wolfe, Tom
159 Wolfe, Tom Hooking Up. Essays and Fiction.
London Jonathan Cape 2000 0224061194 / 9780224061193 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Review Copy - stamp/label to prelim pages. 293 pages In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience; from his legendary profile of William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker (first published in 1965), to a remarkable portrait of Bob Noyce, the man who invented Silicon Valley, Tom Wolfe the master of reportage and satire returns in vintage form. ID295860 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Kurt Wolff A Portrait in Essays and Letters, Wolff, Kurt; edited by Michael Ermath
160 Wolff, Kurt; edited by Michael Ermath Kurt Wolff A Portrait in Essays and Letters
Chicago Univ. of Chicago Press 1991 0226905519 / 9780226905518 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. Translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider 223 pages Kurt Wolff [1887-1963] was the German publisher, editor and writer - a cultural force shaping modern literature and pioneering significant changes in publishing. He launched 7 publishing houses n two continents and nurtured a dazzling array of writers including Kafka, Pasternak, Gunter Grass, Robert Musil, Werfel, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. This book collects together his essays on writers such as Kafka, Werfel, Tagore, Kraus along with letters to from some of the most notable writers of his time. Includes a biographical sketch and tribute by his wife. ID3510 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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