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Image for Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy]

Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy]

By: Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279674

ISBN: 1862546185


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Signed by Ian Abdulla & Stephen Fox on front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 103 pages Ian is recognised as one of Australia's most distinctive and appealing contemporary artists. This book takes you on a journey into the world of the artist as he grew up along the River Murray. You'll find it ench... View more info

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Banquet of the Mind

By: Anderson, Don (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292966

ISBN: 0091835542


Very Good condition. Page edges slightly tanned. 306 pages Stories of food and feasting, wining and dining. View more info

Banquet of the Mind

By: Anderson, Don (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271457

ISBN: 0091835542


Very Good condition. Page edges slightly tanned. 306 pages Stories of food and feasting, wining and dining. View more info

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Headlands Prose Sketches

By: Beaver, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID230549

ISBN: 0702217883


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - DJ is complete but sunned on the spine and surrounding area - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 73 pages This book received a Patrick White Literary Award Commendation. View more info

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French Lives in Australia. A Collection of Biographical Essays

By: Berti, Eric [Conceived and Introduced by] and Barko, Ivan [Edited by ] Assisted by Edward Duyker and William Land

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286100

ISBN: 1925333035


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 453 pages For a long time the French presence in Australia remained understated, yet French nationals were present from the very beginning of the colonial period. Their contribution to the European discovery of the country and to its economic, cultural and social development was significant. This book tells the stories of twenty-four leading French figures in Australia ... View more info

The Whole Shebang Articles and Reflections

By: Boyd-Macrae, Clre

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Clouds of Magellan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273020

ISBN: 0980298377


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. 235 pages The author shares her thoughts on looking for the meaning of life through bouts of depression. View more info

Australia Fair? Recollections, Observations and Irreverences

By: Braddon, Russell (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231434

ISBN: 0413526003


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ slightly chipped. 204 pages A series of stimulating and uninhibited essays about Australia and its people by authors such as Robyn Archer, Tom Keneally, Frank Moorhouse, Catherine Gaskin, Judith Wright etc. 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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Arid Arcadia Art of the Flinders Ranges

By: Bunbury, Alison

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270102

ISBN: 0730830217


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. . Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. Signed by the author. 207 pages Published to coincide with the exhibition 30 August - 3 November 2002. Includes essays: An ancient land art of the original owners; exploring inland early colonial artists; ' The bones of nature laid bare' Heysen's revelation; After Heysen contemporaries and followers; The lure of the land an a... View more info

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Southwords Essays on South Australian Writing

By: Butterss, Philip (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID238400

ISBN: 1862543542


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 215 pages 13 essays to celebrate the diversity of South Australia's literary past and present. Subjects include Nicholas Jose, David Goldsworthy, Charlotte Jay, David Unaipon, Catherine Helen Spence, writing for children etc. View more info

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Alas, for the Pelicans! Flinders, Baudin & Beyond Essays and Poems

By: Chittleborough, Anne; Dooley, Gillian; Glover, Brenda; and Hosking, Rick [Editors]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID267018

ISBN: 1862546037


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 221 pages View more info

Image for Dark Dreams Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers Aged 11-20 years

Dark Dreams Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers Aged 11-20 years

By: Dechian, Sonja; Millar, Heather; Sallis, Eva (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291432

ISBN: 1862546290


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 213 pages An anthology of essays, interviews and short stories in which the young authors relate or recreate the story of someone who came to Australia as a refugee. View more info

Image for Terowie Workshop Exploring the history of South Australian country towns

Terowie Workshop Exploring the history of South Australian country towns

By: Denholm, A.F; Marsden, Susan & Round, Kerrie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, University of Adelaide: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID162543

ISBN: 0863961258


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Issued without dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to inside front cover. 206 pages A series of essays by local historians on "local history". View more info

Mapped But Not Known: The Australian Landscape of the Imagination. Essays and Poems Presented to Brian Elliott LXXV 11 April 1985

By: Eaden, P.R. and Mares, F.H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1986

Seller ID: ID215059

ISBN: 094926878X


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 269 pages View more info

Image for Mapped But Not Known: The Australian Landscape of the Imagination. Essays & Poems Presented to Brian Elliott LXXV 11 April 1985

Mapped But Not Known: The Australian Landscape of the Imagination. Essays & Poems Presented to Brian Elliott LXXV 11 April 1985

By: Eaden, P.R. and Mares, F.H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID258817

ISBN: 094926878X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 269pages Essays & Poems Presented to Brian Elliott LXXV 11 April 1985. Includes poems by Judith Wright, A.D. Hope, Geoffrey Dutton amongst others. The essays examine the importance of the Australian landscape in the development of artists and musicians as well as the creative writer. View more info

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Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 1990

By: Eagle, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID166378

ISBN: 0730807738


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions. 113 pages Includes essays by Merlin Brown, Diane Dunbar, Mary Eagle, John McDonald, Julie Ewington and many others. View more info

Image for History of Photography Volume 23 Number 2 Summer 1999 Photography in Australia

History of Photography Volume 23 Number 2 Summer 1999 Photography in Australia

By: Galimany, Michael D. (Guest editor); Mike Weaver and Anne Hammond (Editors)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 1999

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID294401


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated card covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. [93 pages] Includes fourteen essays and a bibliography on Australian photography View more info

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The Hound of the Road

By: Gilmore, Mary

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302257


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine ends lightly rubbed. 159 pages An early collection of essays by Australia's famous poet, Dame Mary Gilmore. View more info

Image for Constable.  Impressions of Land, Sea and Sky

Constable. Impressions of Land, Sea and Sky

By: Gray, Anne [Coordinating Curator]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Gallery of Australia: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298121

ISBN: 0642541566


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards - an excellent copy. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 364 pages With essays by Mark Evans, Ann Galbally, Conal Shields and MaryAnne Stevens. View more info

Religion and Multiculturalism in Australia

By: Habel, Norman C. [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australian Association for the Study of Religions: 1992

Seller ID: ID259949

ISBN: 0908083165


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 359 pages Essays in honour of Victor C. Hayes. View more info