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English Maritime Writing: Hakluyt to Cook, Warner, Oliver
161 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]
162 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)
163 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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164 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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165 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.
166 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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167 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
168 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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The Gawain-Poet, Wilson, Edward
169 Wilson, Edward The Gawain-Poet
Leiden E.J. Brill 1976 9004047522 / 9789004047525 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some wear to dustjacket edges and corners; DJ spine sun-faded and rubbbing and small biro mark to DJ face. Bookseller stamp to preliminary pages. 137 pages Part of the Medieval and Renaissance Authors series. A close critical exposition and commentary on ' Pearl, Patience, and Cleanness' , and a more discursive study of ' Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'. ID297701 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Hooking Up. Essays and Fiction., Wolfe, Tom
170 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
171 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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