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1 The Man Booker Prize: 35 years of the best in contemporary fiction 1969-2003
The Booker Prize Foundation 2003 0953392112 / 9780953392117 Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 77 pages Includes a list of winners, shortlisted authors and the panels of judges. ID260742 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Gods of Modern Grub Street.  Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Adcock, A. St. John
2 Adcock, A. St. John Gods of Modern Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 4th impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two tipped in portraits by E.O. Hoppe. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. Gods of Modern Grub Street was originally published in 1923. It includes pen portraits of the most notable authors of the day, including Thomas hardy, Conan Doyle, Kipling, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, John Buchan, Arnold Bennett. Sheila Kaye-Smith etc. ID254840 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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3 Adcock, A. St. John The Glory That Was Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two camera studies by E.O. Hoppe. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Repaired tear to Page 123. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. This volume includes pen portraits of Chesterton, Shaw, Housman, Dreiser, Gosse, Huxley amongst others. ID254845 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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4 Adelaide, Debra Australian Women Writers: A Bibliographic Guide
London Pandora 1988 0863581498 / 9780863581496 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. xiv, 209pp ID237602 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978, Alexander, Harriet Semmes
5 Alexander, Harriet Semmes American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978
Manchester Manchester University Press 1984 0719017068 / 9780719017063 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. 486 pages ID116039 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition), Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric
6 Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition)
Cincinnati Writer's Digest Books 2005 1582973539 / 9781582973531 Revised Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour photographs and black & white drawings. 124 pages Learn hjow to compete with competitive authors and name-brand series; how you can write, research, and even illustrate on the computer; how you can communicate with publishers via email and the internet. ID292074 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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7 Anderson, Hugh The Poet Militant. Bernard O'Dowd
Melbourne Hill of Content 1968 Revised and Enlarged 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 158 pages ID258318 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, Baldick, Chris
8 Baldick, Chris The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
Oxford Oxford University Press 1990 0198117337 / 9780198117339 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. 246 pages ID231344 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Banta, Martha New Essays on the American
London Cambridge University Press 1987 0521314496 / 9780521314497 1st Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. 172 pages ID6556 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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As We Wave You Goodbye: Australian Women and War, Bassett, Jan (Editor)
10 Bassett, Jan (Editor) As We Wave You Goodbye: Australian Women and War
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1998 0195540867 / 9780195540864 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. xviii, 246 pages Contains more than 80 extracts drawn from fiction, non-fiction and poetry. ID290965 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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11 Baym, Nina [Editor] The Norton Anthology of American Literature Between the Wars 1914-1945 Volume D
New York W.W. Norton & Company 2003 6th Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Like new copy. 1951 pages [plus appendices] ID260749 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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12 Binding, Paul Separate Country A literary journey through the American South
New York Paddington Press 1979 0709200501 / 9780709200505 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Gift inscription [possibly the author] to front free endpaper. 224pages ID6641 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 BOLTON, W.F. (Editor) THE MIDDLE AGES
London Sphere Reference 1987 0722178921 / 9780722178928 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Cover very slightly chipped. Pages tanned and a little crisp. 436 pages Part of the "Sphere History of Literature" - a critical survey of English and American Literature - fully revised. ID215774 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Penguin Companion to American Literature, Bradbury, Malcolm; Mottram, Eric; Franco, Jean [Edited by]
14 Bradbury, Malcolm; Mottram, Eric; Franco, Jean [Edited by] The Penguin Companion to American Literature
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1971 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 384 pages Includes Latin America ID288696 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide, Brissenden, Alan (Editor)
15 Brissenden, Alan (Editor) Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide
Perth University of Western Australia Press 1990 0855643110 / 9780855643119 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 205 pages A series of essays presented to John Colmer on his retirement as Professor of English at Adelaide University. Includes: Aussie Bards and Pom Reviewers: English Reviewers and Australian Writers in the Nineteenth Century by Barry Argyle; Grim Humour in the Short Stories of the 1890s by Robert White; Joseph Furphy and Narrative Art by George Turner; The Extended Edwardianism of Australian Literature by Adrian Mitchell; Buffoon Odysseys Australian Expatriate Fiction by Women by Diana Brydon; Some Godlike Grammar: The Narrator in the Transit of Venus by Robert Sellick; A Refined Look at Australia Angela Thirkell as Trooper to the Southern Cross by Virginia Kenny; Desire and Repetitions in the Novels of Helen Garner by Andrew Taylor; Language, Silence and the Laws of the Land Randolph Stowe's Tourmaline by Russell McDougall; The Self-contradictory Fiction of David Foster by Kenneth Gelder; Wongar's Metamorphoses: The Track to Bralgu by Livio Dobrez; A Poetic Novel for the Vernacular Republic: Les Murray's 'The Boys Who Stole the Funeral' by Bruce Clunies Ross. ID230728 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Book of R.L.S. Works, Travels, Friends, and Commentators, Brown, George E.
16 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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The Craft of Bookbinding A Practical Handbook, Burdett, Eric
17 Burdett, Eric The Craft of Bookbinding A Practical Handbook
New York Pitman Publishing 1975 0273070878 / 9780273070870 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Ribbon marker. Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white illustrations. 400 pages This fully comprehensive handbook covers every aspect of the craft, from simple bindings and repairs to full leather bindings, gold tooled, and such highly advanced techniques as leather inlays and outlays. The detailed instructions and full explanations make it invaluable to amateurs and professionals alike - as we as for collectors of fine bindings. ID269654 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Tolkien.  A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings, Carter, Lin
18 Carter, Lin Tolkien. A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 2003 0575075481 / 9780575075481 Updated Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 188 pages ID162690 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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19 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.
20 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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