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The Man Booker Prize: 35 years of the best in contemporary fiction 1969-2003

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: The Booker Prize Foundation: 2003

Seller ID: ID260742

ISBN: 0953392112


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. View more info

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Gods of Modern Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors

By: Adcock, A. St. John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: Circa1920

Edition: 4th impression

Seller ID: ID254840


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... View more info

The Glory That Was Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors

By: Adcock, A. St. John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: Circa1920

Seller ID: ID254845


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 a... View more info

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Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide.

By: Ahearn, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293570

ISBN: 0399134565


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. View more info

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American and British Poetry. A Guide to Criticism 1925-1978

By: Alexander, Harriet Semmes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID116039

ISBN: 0719017068


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. 486 pages View more info

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Doing Something for Australia. George Robertson and the Early Years of Angus and Robertson, Publishers, 1888-1900

By: Alison, Jennifer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296076

ISBN: 0975150030


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. View more info

The Poet Militant. Bernard O'Dowd

By: Anderson, Hugh

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content: 1968

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: ID258318


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 View more info

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Patrick White (Writers and Critics Series)

By: Argyle, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1967

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID296770


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 View more info

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The Mammoth Book of Modern Crime Fiction

By: Ashley, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Robinson: 2002

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID302875

ISBN: 1841192872


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 780 pages The authors, their works and their most famous creations. View more info

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Dr Johnson and His Circle (The Home University Library of Modern Knowledge)

By: Bailey, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: No Date circa 1920s.

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID298830


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Lovely deep blue boards with gilt titles and decoration to spine and face. Gilt to top edge. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. 256 pages + 8 pages Publisher's Catalogue View more info

New Essays on the American

By: Banta, Martha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6556

ISBN: 0521314496


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. 172 pages View more info

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As We Wave You Goodbye: Australian Women and War

By: Bassett, Jan (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290965

ISBN: 0195540867


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. View more info

The Norton Anthology of American Literature Between the Wars 1914-1945 Volume D

By: Baym, Nina [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 2003

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: ID260749


Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Like new copy. 1951 pages [plus appendices] View more info

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Famous People's Favourite Books

By: Berketa, Margaret (Compiler)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Brighton City Library: 1990

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID298034


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 312 pages Famous people, from Australia and overseas chose their favourite books. View more info

Separate Country A literary journey through the American South

By: Binding, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Paddington Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6641

ISBN: 0709200501


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Gift inscription [possibly the author] to front free endpaper. 224pages View more info

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The Lost Travellers. A Romantic Theme with Variations

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300925


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 292 pages Discusses 19th Century poetry View more info

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The Penguin Companion to American Literature

By: Bradbury, Malcolm; Mottram, Eric; Franco, Jean [Edited by]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288696


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 View more info

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Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide

By: Brissenden, Alan (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Perth, University of Western Australia Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230728

ISBN: 0855643110


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 a... View more info

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Shakespeare and Some Others. Essays on Shakespeare and some of his Contemporaries

By: Brissenden, Alan [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, University of Adelaide: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295897

ISBN: 090968815X


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. View more info

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New Essays on Moby-Dick (The American Novel Series)

By: Brodhead, Richard H. (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294092

ISBN: 0521317886


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, View more info