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The Love-Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett, Browning, Elizabeth Barrett and Browning, Robert; Stack, V.E. (Selection and Introduction)
81 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett and Browning, Robert; Stack, V.E. (Selection and Introduction) The Love-Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett
London Heinemann 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to edges and corners with a couple of tine nicks to DJ spine. Previous owner's details to front free end paper [neat stamp]. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xxvi, 230 pages A selection of the famous Browning love-letters. Also includes poems. 'Sonnets from the Portuguese' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and two poems, 'Life in Love' and 'In Three Days' by Robert Browning. ID281321 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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I Love a Sunburnt Country: The Diaries of Dorothea MacKellar, Brunsdon, Jyoti (Editor)
82 Brunsdon, Jyoti (Editor) I Love a Sunburnt Country: The Diaries of Dorothea MacKellar
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1990 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. A nice copy. Lovely colour and black & white illustrations. 206 pages With Brunsdon's Introduction outlining MacKellar's life, the diaries are fascinating reading. Cover the years 1910-1918 ID296141 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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John Masefield: Letters to Reyna, Buchan, William (Editor)
83 Buchan, William (Editor) John Masefield: Letters to Reyna
London Buchan and Enright 1983 090767514X / 9780907675143 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 509 pages A revealing insight into the life, beliefs and character of passionate letter-writer, John Masefield with Introduction and Epilogue by the Editor, William Buchan. Reyna was violionist, Audrey Napier-Smith who received over 1000 letters from the poet laureate. ID269023 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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George Turner.  A Life, Buckrich, Judith Raphael
84 Buckrich, Judith Raphael George Turner. A Life
Carlton South Melbourne University Press 1999 0522848400 / 9780522848403 1st Edition Assumed 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. Sticker residue to rear end papers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 214 pages The author explores many facets of Turner's life and work, illuminating his own character traits through those of the characters he invented. ID295432 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Gringoes of Tepehuanes, Buick, Harry Arthur
85 Buick, Harry Arthur The Gringoes of Tepehuanes
London Longmans 1967 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. Small ink number to front free endpaper. DJ is price-clipped. The Autobiography of Harry Arthur Buick - the enthralling life story of an American pioneer miner and one of a quartet of Americans whose imprisonment and ill-treatment in Mexican hands led to a diplomatic incident. He was asked to keep this quiet and this book is the first recounting of this story as well exciting story of his unusual life in Mexico. ID202567 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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86 Bundy, Alan James Bennett Supplier to the Nation's Libraries
Adelaide Auslib Press 1988 0958989591 / 9780958989596 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 60 pages ID250688 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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AT THE BARRICADES, Burchett, Wilfred
87 Burchett, Wilfred AT THE BARRICADES
Melbourne Macmillan 1981 0333337271 / 9780333337271 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous Owners name to Preliminary Pages. 341 pages The memoirs of a rebel journalist. ID104130 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Solzhenitsyn. A Biography, Burg, David & Feifer, George
88 Burg, David & Feifer, George Solzhenitsyn. A Biography
London and Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1972 0340165936 / 9780340165935 2nd Impression 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. vii, 371 pages This biography provides a narrative from childhood to Solzhenitsyn's position in Russia in the 1970s. ID278454 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ernest Hemingway and His World, Burgess, Anthony
89 Burgess, Anthony Ernest Hemingway and His World
London Thames & Hudson 1978 0500130620 / 9780500130629 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 128 pages ID292508 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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90 Burn, Michael Mary and Richard
London Andre Deutsch 1988 0233982809 / 9780233982809 second Impression Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Light tape stains to endpapers. 249 pages The story of Richard Hillary and Mary Booker. ID215114 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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A Royal Duty, Burrell, Paul
91 Burrell, Paul A Royal Duty
London Michael Joseph 2003 0718147413 / 9780718147419 Trade Paperback 
Very Good Condition. . Contains colour photographs. 396 pages The previously untold story behind one of the most sensational chapters in the history of the House of Windsor. ID291075 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Magical Thinking. True Stories, Burroughs, Augusten
92 Burroughs, Augusten Magical Thinking. True Stories
Sydney Hodder 2004 0733619002 / 9780733619007 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 252 pages ID199862 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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93 Bush, Laura Spoken from the Heart
New York Scribner 2010 1439155208 / 9781439155202 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Quarter cloth boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographic plates. 456 pahes A deeply personal memoir of the wife of President George Bush, First Lady of the USA from 2001 to 2009. ID271292 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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August and Rab: A Memoir, Butler, Mollie
94 Butler, Mollie August and Rab: A Memoir
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 0297791478 / 9780297791478 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. An excellent copy. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 162 pages A complex memoir of Mollie Butler's adventurous lives with both Arctic explorer, August Courtauld and statesman, Rab Butler. ID236037 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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95 Buttfield, Win [Compiled by Coralie Li] The Years Between
Glenelg South Coralie Li 1997 064628309X / 9780646283098 2nd Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 171pages + index The author's autobiography of her life in outback Australia spaning 85 years since 1910. Her life was complicated by the fact that she was born with a cleft palate which wasn't repaired until 1996. ID272927 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Destined to be Wives The Sisters of Beatrice Webb, Caine, Barbara
96 Caine, Barbara Destined to be Wives The Sisters of Beatrice Webb
London Oxford University Press 1986 0198200544 / 9780198200543 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. A very nice copy. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 276pages The book presents a vivid picture of the experiences of a group of upper middle class women in England at the turn of the century, by exploring the lives of Beatrice Webb and her eight sisters, the Potter family. ID234214 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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97 Caldicott, Helen Dr. A Passionate Life
Sydney Random House 1996 0091831067 / 9780091831066 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 402 pages. ID9958 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge - A Narrative of the Events of His Life, Campbell, James Dykes
98 Campbell, James Dykes Samuel Taylor Coleridge - A Narrative of the Events of His Life
Highgate Lime Tree Bower Press 1970 0902441019 / 9780902441019 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
.Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good clear acetate Dustjacket. Dj has a couple of chips to corners. Facsimile of 1894 edition. Black and white frontispiece. 319 pages ID286617 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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99 Campbell, Patrick My Life and Easy Times
London Anthony Blond 1967 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. ID241588 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Road to Haworth : The story of the Bronte's Irish Ancestry, Cannon, John
100 Cannon, John The Road to Haworth : The story of the Bronte's Irish Ancestry
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1980 0297778110 / 9780297778110 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. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 139 pages ID240579 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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