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A Book of R.L.S. Works, Travels, Friends, and Commentators, Brown, George E.
21 Brown, George E. A Book of R.L.S. Works, Travels, Friends, and Commentators
London Methuen & Co 1919 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine lightly faded. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with sepia toned photographs. 298 pages A look at the life and works of Robert Louis Stevenson. ID293217 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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22 CHRISTESEN, C.B. selected with a Preface by C.B. Chisolm. On Native Grounds
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1968 Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Slight Wear on base of Boards. Black & white illustrations. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. Previous booksellers lael on FFEP. 483 pages Australian Writings from Meanjin Quartterly prefaced by C.B.Chisolm and chosen by C.B. Christesen ID204992 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Occult Bibliography. An annotated list of books published in English, 1971 through 1975, Clarie, Thomas C.
23 Clarie, Thomas C. Occult Bibliography. An annotated list of books published in English, 1971 through 1975
Metuchen, N.J. The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 1978 0810811529 / 9780810811522 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards. 454 pages Provides published information on the occult by author, title and subject; provides all possible bibliographic information for each item listed; allows browsing and discovering in the occult field by means of the rich body of work listed; through annotations provides guidance to potential readers of the items listed. ID255573 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Walt Whitman The Poem as Private History, Clarke, Graham
24 Clarke, Graham Walt Whitman The Poem as Private History
New York St Martin's Press 1991 0312037449 / 9780312037444 1st US 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. Ink date to front free endpaper. 176 pages Walt Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. His work was very controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality. ID273268 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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25 Coleman, Peter (Editor) Quadrant September 1977
Sydney Quadrant Press 1977 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Pages tanned and a little crisp. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 80 pages Poetry by A.D. Hope , David Malouf on Theatre, Criticism by Barry Humphries. ID212108 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Condemned Playground. Essays: 1927-1944., Connolly, Cyril
26 Connolly, Cyril Condemned Playground. Essays: 1927-1944.
London George Routledge & Sons Ltd. 1945 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped and worn at edges and corners with some loss to spine ends. viii, 287pp Essays on art, literature and the social scene by influential literary critic and editor, Cyril Connolly (1903-1974). ID229197 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Children's Modern First Editions Their Value to Collectors, Connolly, Joseph
27 Connolly, Joseph Children's Modern First Editions Their Value to Collectors
London Macdonald Orbis 1988 0356157415 / 9780356157412 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes 'Code of Values' bookmark 335 pages ID293527 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The World of the Book, Cowley, Des & Williamson, Clare
28 Cowley, Des & Williamson, Clare The World of the Book
Melbourne The Miegunyah Press 2008 0522853781 / 9780522853780 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. Number Ninety-Three in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. 249 pages A celebration of books drawing on the rare book collection of the State Library of Victoria. A journey through time and across the globe, this book features great books and publishing innovations of the past and present. It also reveals the sheer beauty of books as objects to be desired and treasured. ID265188 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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29 Cox, Simon Cracking the Da Vinci Code: The unauthorized guide to the facts behind the fiction
Sydney Harper Collins 2004 0732281040 / 9780732281045 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 160 pages ID218571 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The Banned Books of England and Other Countries. A Study of the Conception of Literary Obscenity, Craig, Alec
30 Craig, Alec The Banned Books of England and Other Countries. A Study of the Conception of Literary Obscenity
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1962 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Wafer Dust jacket. 243 pages ID296752 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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31 CROWELL, Norton B. The Convex Glass: The Mind of Robert Browning
New Mexico Univ. of New Mexico Press 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+, no Dustjacket, [xviii]270 pages. ID4720 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Penguin Companion to English Literature, Daiches, David [Edited by]
32 Daiches, David [Edited by] The Penguin Companion to English Literature
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1971 0070492751 / 9780070492752 Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 576 pages ID283005 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Pacific Island Literature One Hundred Basic Books, Day, A. Grove
33 Day, A. Grove Pacific Island Literature One Hundred Basic Books
Honolulu The University Press of Hawaii 1971 0870221809 / 9780870221804 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price-clipped with a faded spine. Black & white illustrations. 176 pages An annotated bibliography which outlines the books that provide a full and comprehensive introduction to the lore of the South Seas. ID296824 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Thomas Mann 1875/1975, de Mendelssohn, Peter; Weisner, Herbert;
34 de Mendelssohn, Peter; Weisner, Herbert; Thomas Mann 1875/1975
Munich Heinz Moos Verlag 1975 1st Edition [Assumed] Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Small stain spot to front cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 95 pages Two essays re Thomas Mann in his time and as a political citizen with a bibliography of translations of his works. ID282503 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Short History of Greek Literature, De Romilly, Jacqueline
35 De Romilly, Jacqueline A Short History of Greek Literature
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1985 0226143120 / 9780226143125 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Front cover a little curled at corners and mild scratch to laminate on front cover. 293 pages Covers more than ten centuries of Greek literature in one manageable volume ID286149 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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36 DeLaura, David Matthew Arnold A Collection of Critical Essays
New Jersey Prentice-Hall 1973 0130464252 / 9780130464255 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 186pages ID5035 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Sacher-Masoch An Interpretation together with the entire text of Venus in Furs from a French Rendering by Aude Willm, Deleuze, Gilles
37 Deleuze, Gilles Sacher-Masoch An Interpretation together with the entire text of Venus in Furs from a French Rendering by Aude Willm
London Faber & Faber 1971 0571089682 / 9780571089680 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. A nice copy. Translated by Jean McNeil. 248 pages A fascinating study of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. A unique analysis which applies the techniques and knowledge of psychoanalysis to a literary criticism of Masoch's writings. ID296442 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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38 Denholm, Michael Small Press Publishing in Australia the early 1970s
North Sydney Second Back Row Press 1979 0909325197 / 9780909325190 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 209 pages ID251484 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Critical History of South Australian Literature 1836-1930 with subjectively annotated Bibliographies [Signed by Author], Depasquale, Paul
39 Depasquale, Paul A Critical History of South Australian Literature 1836-1930 with subjectively annotated Bibliographies [Signed by Author]
Warradale, SA Pioneer Books 1978 0908065019 / 9780908065011 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. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 149. Signed by the author. viii, 328 pages This book is not only a literary history and extended piece of criticism but also an authoritative guide to the collector of South Australiana. ID287028 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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From the Little Black Princess to Biggles: Representations of the Northern Territory in Children's Literature (Occasional Papers No. 42), Dewar, Micky
40 Dewar, Micky From the Little Black Princess to Biggles: Representations of the Northern Territory in Children's Literature (Occasional Papers No. 42)
Darwin State Library of the Northern Territory 1993 0724508139 / 9780724508136 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staplebound- card covers. 15 pages Text of a Talk presented at the State Library in 1992. Contains a Bibliography ID292215 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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