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image of The Prisoner of Zenda Being the history of three months in the life of an English Gentleman

The Prisoner of Zenda Being the history of three months in the life of an English Gentleman

by Hope, Anthony

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1961
Condition
Edition
1st thus
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$18.05

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London: The Folio Society. 1961. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a 'Fair' Slipcase. The slipcase is splitting at the edge of the opening with some chips to spine ends & light age-toning. Illustrated by Biro. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 151 pages. . 1st thus. Hardback.… Read more
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The Essential Samuel Butler

by Butler, Samuel; Selected by G. D. H. Cole

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1950
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
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$21.66

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London: Jonathan Cape. 1950. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Price clipped DJ is age-toned with chips to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white frontispiece. 4 pages of the words and… Read more
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Modern French Stories

by Lehmann, John (Edited & Introduction by)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1956
Condition
Edition
1st UK Edition
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$18.05

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London: Faber & Faber. 1956. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Fair dustjacket [now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve]. Price clipped DJ is grubby with chips to corners and spine ends - with some loss. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 204 pages. Eighteen short stories by Satre, Giono, Guilloux,… Read more
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image of The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia Written by Sir Philip Sidney, Knt. The Original Quarto Edition (1590) in Photographic Facsimile, wityh a Bibliographic Introduction

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia Written by Sir Philip Sidney, Knt. The Original Quarto Edition (1590) in Photographic Facsimile, wityh a Bibliographic Introduction

by Sidney, Sir Philip; Edited by H. Oskar Sommer

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1891
Condition
Edition
Limited Facsimile Edition
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$90.24

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd. 1891. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Original contents rebound in grey heavy card boards with blue vinyl spine. Limited edition #205 of 300 copies. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. ix, 45, 365 pages. . Limited Facsimile Edition. Hardback.… Read more
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$90.24
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Selections From The Droll Stories of Honore De Balzac

by de Balzac, Honore; De Lignolles, Andre (Arranged andTranslated by)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1948
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$20.21

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London: Bourbon Press Ltd. 1948. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. The age-toned DJ is chipped at spine ends and corners with mild edgewear. Severl faint stains to DJ. The book is a little faded at spine ends (corresponding to… Read more
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Shorter Novels: Elizabethan

by Deloney, Thonas; Greene, Richard; Nashe, Thomas; Introductionby George Saintsbury; Notes on Authors by Philip Henderson

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1960
Condition
Edition
Reprint
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$10.83

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1960. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xvi, 356 pages. Contains four novels: Jacke of Newberie (Deloney); Thomas of Reading (Deloney); Carde of Fancie (Greene); The unfortunate Traveller (Nashe). Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint.… Read more
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Sesame and Lilies

by Rusking, John

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1904
Condition
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$10.83

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London: George Allen. 1904. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Good Condition. Light rubbing to corners and edges, attaractive gilt decoration to spine. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Mild age-toning to page edges. xxxvi, 228 pages. Contains three lectures: Of King's Treasuries; Of Queen's Gardens; The Mystry of Life and Its Arts. Also indludes… Read more
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Tales From The Arabian Nights Selected From The Book of The Thousand Nights and One Day

by Burton, Richard [Translated and Annotated by]; Edited byDavid Shumaker

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1978
Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780517265758
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$21.66

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New York: Avenel Books. 1978. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A couple of small spots of foxing to top edge. Black & white illustrations. 871 pages. Of 50 of the choicest tales are included with illustrations from the 1859 edition of… Read more
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The Ship of Flame A Saga of the South Seas

by Stone, William S.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1945
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$25.27

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New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1945. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Corners and spine ends a little rubbed. Black & white illustrations by Nicholas Mordvinoff. Colour frontispiece. 165 pages. Polynesian folklore about the explorations and adventures of Raki, a Tahitian king. Robust, professional packaging and… Read more
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The Orchard

by Modjeska, Drusilla

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1994
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780732908027
Item Price
$8.66

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Sydney: Macmillan Australia. 1994. 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. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 268 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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Dickens in Europe

by Dickens, Charles; Essays Selected and Introduced by RosalindVallance

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2010
Condition
Edition
3rd Impression
Item Price
$14.44

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London: The Folio Society. 2010. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 212 pages. . 3rd Impression. Hardback.
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Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

by Mansfield, Katherine

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1976
Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780094512405
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$14.44

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London: Constable. 1976. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine very lightly aded. 793 pages. A collection of 91 stories taken from her five collections. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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Sword at Sunset

by Sutcliff, Rosemary

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1963
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$25.27

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London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1963. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small tick to half-title page. Maps to endpapers. 480 pages. A modern interpretation of the story of King Arthur, as a real man in Roman-Britain. Robust, professional packaging… Read more
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The Innovators. The Sydney Alternatives in the Rise of Modern Art, Literature and Ideas

by Dutton, Geoffrey

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1986
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780333414736
Item Price
$10.83

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Melbourne: Macmillan. 1986. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 266 pages. This book traces some of the ideas and images which inspired Sydney artists, writers and architects from the gestation period of the 1930s, symbolised in the… Read more
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Heavy Weather

by Wodehouse, P. G.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2004
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$21.66

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London: The Folio Society. 2004. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. An excellent copy. Black & white illustrations and decorated endpapers by Paul Cox. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 278 pages. One of the Blandings Castle series. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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The Fortunes of Richard Mahony comprising Australia Felix, The Way Home and Ultima Thule

by Richardson, Henry Handel

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1961
Condition
Edition
Reprint
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$14.44

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London: William Heinemann. 1961. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ psine is age toned and edges and corners are lightly worn. 831 pages. The author's famous trilogy, loosely based on her own life. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. .… Read more
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The White Thorn Tree [Volume 1 and 2)

by DAVISON, Frank Dalby

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1970
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$36.10

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Sydney: Ure Smith. 1970. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice set. Volume 1 has some chipping to spine ends and upper corners. Volume 2 has small teaer to upper spine edge. 578 pages;571 pages.. Devles deeply into the conflict between lawful and… Read more
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Heliodorus Ethiopian Story (Everyman's Library 276)

by Heliodorus; Translated into English by Sir Walter Lamb

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1961
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$28.88

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1961. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket lightly rubbed. Extensive introduction by Lamb. xxvi, 278pages + Publisher's Catalogue. Presumed to have been written in the first quarter of the third century A.D. and can claim… Read more
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image of Jimmy Brockett Portrait of a Notable Australian

Jimmy Brockett Portrait of a Notable Australian

by Stivens, Dal

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1959
Condition
Edition
2nd Edition
Item Price
$17.33

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1959. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Includes a copy of the 'The Australian' obituary on Stivens. Bookseller stamp to front paste-down. Previous owner's details to front… Read more
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Wonders of a Godless World

by McGahan, Andrew

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2009
Condition
Edition
1st thus
Item Price
$9.02

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NSW: Allen & Unwin. 2009. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 327 pages. . 1st thus. Trade Paperback.
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$9.02