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Occult Bibliography. An annotated list of books published in English, 1971 through 1975, Clarie, Thomas C.
21 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
22 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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23 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
24 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
25 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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26 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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27 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]
28 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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Thomas Mann 1875/1975, de Mendelssohn, Peter; Weisner, Herbert;
29 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
30 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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31 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
32 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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33 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
34 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
35 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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The novels of Kylie Tennant, Dick, Margaret
36 Dick, Margaret The novels of Kylie Tennant
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1966 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. Tiny sticket mark to front free endpaper. 111pages A closely reasoned analysis of Tennant's work will be of use to writers, students & critics ID6604 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700- 1740 [Oxford History of English Literature,  Vol Vll], Dobrée, Bonamy
37 Dobrée, Bonamy English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700- 1740 [Oxford History of English Literature, Vol Vll]
Oxford Clarendon Press 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a touch faded. 701 pages Though most space is given to Defoe, Swift and Pope, various 'movements' and clashes of thought are described by reference to minor writers of the period, and through separate consideration given to drama, criticism, philosophy, history and memoirs. ID258981 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Forms of Disruption Abstraction in Modern German Prose, Donahue, Neil H.
38 Donahue, Neil H. Forms of Disruption Abstraction in Modern German Prose
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1993 0472104098 / 9780472104093 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. 257pages. Revises and expands current understanding of German literary modernism including experimental prose authors whose status in German modernism did not survive the disruption of Nazi persecution and World War 2. Contents include: Wilhelm Worringer, Abstraction as Style; The Solution to Silence, The emergence of abstraction in Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Chandos Letter" (1902); Ethics in Action, the Failure of Speculation in Robert Musil's 'The Confusion of Young Torless' (1906); Fear and Fascination in the Big City, Rainer Maria Rilke's Use of Georg Simmel in 'The Notebooks of Malte Laurid Brigge' (1910); Analytics and Construction, The Aesthetics of Carl Einstein; Expressionist Prose, Experiments in a New Spirit; Ecstatic Montage, Paratactic Visions in Gottfried Benn's Novella Cycle 'Brains' (1916); Erudite Montag, the Domesticating of Abstraction in Thomas Mann's 'Doctor Faustus' (1947) ID7145 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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39 Donoghue, Denis England, Their England: Commentaries on English Language and Literature
Berkeley University of California Press 1988 0520066928 / 9780520066922 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. x, 365pp ID241200 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Perfect Age of Man's Life, Dove, Mary
40 Dove, Mary The Perfect Age of Man's Life
London Cambridge University Press 1986 0521325714 / 9780521325714 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). 175pages An examination of the medieval perspective of middle age which they perceived as 'the perfect age', with particular reference to literary texts associated with The Wheel of Life and The Wheel of Fortune. Contents: Part I. The Middle Age of Man's Life: 1. In the middle of the way; 2. Numbering ages and naming the middle age; 3. The ages of woman's life; 4. 'Maturity, full of ripenesse'; 5. 'Secrete diminution'; Part II. The Perfect Age of Man's Life: 6. The perfect age and the ages of the soul; 7. The perfect age and the perfect man; 8. The perfect age and the ages of the world; 9. The perfect age and the image of the wheel; 10. The perfect age and the De Lisle Psalter; Part III. The Perfect Age in Ricardian Poetry: 11. 'Myddel age' in Piers Plowman; 12. 'Hy time' in Piers Plowman; 13. 'Myhty youthe' in Confessio Amantis; 14. 'Hyghe eldee' in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; 15. The 'ryght yong' man and Lady Perfect Age in the Book of the Duchess; Notes; Bibliography; Index. ID6451 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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