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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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Book Collecting.  A Comprehensive Guide., Ahearn, Allen
5 Ahearn, Allen Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1989 0399134565 / 9780399134562 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. Black & white illustrations. 320 pages Includes estimated values for first books by over 3500 collected authors. ID293570 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978, Alexander, Harriet Semmes
6 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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Doing Something for Australia.  George Robertson and the Early Years of Angus and Robertson, Publishers, 1888-1900, Alison, Jennifer
7 Alison, Jennifer Doing Something for Australia. George Robertson and the Early Years of Angus and Robertson, Publishers, 1888-1900
Melbourne Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand 2009 0975150030 / 9780975150030 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 318 pages From tentative beginnings in 1888 Angus and Robertson soon hit their stride as publishers with the publication of Banjo Paterson's verses "The Man from Snowy River" which was a phenomenal success. ID296076 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition), Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric
8 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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9 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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Patrick White  (Writers and Critics Series), Argyle, Barry
10 Argyle, Barry Patrick White (Writers and Critics Series)
New York Barnes & Noble 1967 1st US Edition Hardback 
12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 109 pages ID296770 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 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)
12 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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13 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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14 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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15 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]
16 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)
17 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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Shakespeare and Some Others.  Essays on Shakespeare and some of his Contemporaries, Brissenden, Alan [Editor]
18 Brissenden, Alan [Editor] Shakespeare and Some Others. Essays on Shakespeare and some of his Contemporaries
Adelaide University of Adelaide 1976 090968815X / 9780909688158 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is lightly edgeworn with some age-toning to spine. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper. 188 pages Written by "past and present" members of the Department of English, University of Adelaide. ID295897 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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New Essays on Moby-Dick (The American Novel Series), Brodhead, Richard H. (Edited by)
19 Brodhead, Richard H. (Edited by) New Essays on Moby-Dick (The American Novel Series)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1986 0521317886 / 9780521317887 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little age-toned. Some black & white illustrations. 184 pages Essays by leading scholars in the field, ID294092 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Book of R.L.S. Works, Travels, Friends, and Commentators, Brown, George E.
20 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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