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A TASTE OF NOVELS
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A TASTE OF NOVELS

By Hamilton, Elaine

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Longman Cheshire, 1982. viii, + 154pp., intext b/white halftone plates, and sketch illustrations by Mary Ann Hurley. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Art-illustrated card wrapper slightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. Suitable for secondary students, 'A Taste of Novels' aims to inspire even the most reluctant reader to explore for him or herself the world of the classic novel . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, Austen. Bronte. Dickens. Hardy. Stevenson. Wells, Conrad. Lawrence. Suggestions for Exercises. Book weight approx. 245g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.84

THEY ASKED FOR A PAPER: Papers and Addresses
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THEY ASKED FOR A PAPER: Papers and Addresses

By Lewis, C.S.

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1962. 210pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Plain brown boards undamaged. An original seller's sticker affixed to ffep., minor toning to endpapers, tinted top edge, leaves clean. Text-printed (Design: Michael Harvey, 1931-2013), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, with several closed tears and biopredation holes on rear foredge fold. The twelve 'papers' in this book have been written for widely different occasions and audiences . . . the first essay is Lewis' inaugural address at the University of Cambridge in 1954 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., 12 chapters ('Papers'). Book weight approx. 385g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.66

BULFINCH'S COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY
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BULFINCH'S COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY

By Bulfinch, Thomas

London: Spring Books , 1989. (vi), + 679pp. Book clean and square. Boards and spine undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and bumped only. Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867), by profession a teacher, spent much of his leisure time continuing the classical studies he began at Harvard. Identifying a neeed for a popular approach to classical literature he produced 'The Age of Fable', followed by 'The Age of Chivalry' and 'Legends of Charlemagne', all of which are presented in this volume . . . Contents include: Prelims., The Age of Fable (41 chapters). The Age of Chivalry (3 'parts' - 38 chapters). The Legends of Charlemagne (26 chapters). Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.12

THE SPICE OF LIFE and Other Essays
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THE SPICE OF LIFE and Other Essays

By O'Sullivan, Donal

Dublin, Ireland: Browne and Nolan , 1948. ix, + 126pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green, original cloth boards trivially bumped only. A repaired margin tear on one leaf, plus a foxing strip on rear free endpaper. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and small chunk missing head of spine and adjacent front panel. Stimulating, thoughtful, very often amusing - this collection of essays by Donal O'Sullivan (1893-1973) originally appeared in the 'Times Pictorial' under the pen-name of 'Outis', and are republished here in book form, with slight revision . . . Contents include: Prelims., Essays, opening with 'The Spice of Life', and closing with 'Champion of Ireland'. Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.09

POMEGRANATES: A century of Jewish Australian Writing
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POMEGRANATES: A century of Jewish Australian Writing

By Hammer, Gael (Compiled by)

Newtown, N.S.W., Australia: Millennium Books, 1988. 328pp., tinted endpapers. A b/white halftone plate illustration heading each 'part'. Book clean and square. White title over lightly bumped spine. Plain pink boards very lightly edgeworn, with a very minor stain on rear board. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, colour-faded on spine, gutters and strip on head, else original seller's sticker affixed to front flap, and minor stain on rear verso. In this fascinating collection, using letters, diary entries, journals, poems, verse, short stories, and novels, 'Pomegranates' records the Jewish experience in Australia from the 1890s through to the 1980s . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Part 1/ 1890s to 1930s. 2/ 1940s and 1950s. 3/ 1960s and 1970s. 4/ 1980s. Glossary. Book weight approx. 575g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Thus.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good +.

$28.53

MATTOID 44
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MATTOID 44

By Editor: Brian Edwards

Geelong, Victoria, Australia: School of Literature and Journalism, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University , 1992. 242pp., intext b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, one reading crease there-on. Monochrome, halftone plate illustrated card wrapper mildly shelfworn, with several soft creases. Textblock unmarked. Numerous contributions in the writing disciplines of poetry, fiction, landscape and memory, reviews and graphics. Notes on Contributors. Book weight approx. 306g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.26

BOOKS AND PORTRAITS
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BOOKS AND PORTRAITS

By Woolf, Virginia (Edited by Mary Lyon)

London: The Hogarth Press, 1977. x, + 221pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain russet boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Art-illustrated (Angelica Garnett), loose-plastic protected dustjacket undamaged. A revised edition of B.J. Kirkpatrick's bibliography of Virginia Woolf published in 1967 revealed in excess of one hundred items that had never been reprinted. It is from there that Dr. Mary Lyon has selected the work for this present volume . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Part 1/ Of Writing and Writers. Part 2/ Mainly portraits. Book weight approx. 440g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.68

MINORITIES
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MINORITIES

By Lawrence, T.E.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. 272pp., b/white photographic portrait frontispiece of T.E. Lawrence under his assumed name of T.E. Shaw. Book clean and square. Some (in-production) bubbling of the papered-over front board (not a major issue). Text-block top edge tinted blue, else leaves unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly soiled and edgeworn only. Much of this collection, edited by J.M. Wilson, and published here for the first time, was created between the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 and Lawrence's enlistment in the R.A.F. in 1922. Book weight approx. 490g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.82

HOW TO WRITE FOR TEENAGERS
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HOW TO WRITE FOR TEENAGERS

By Williams, David Silwyn

London: Allison & Busby, 1989. 138pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper minimally surface rubbed, minor sunning to spine (title clearly legible). From the rear panel: "This practical and informative guide aims to help and encourage those interested in writing for teenagers, which is a rapidly expanding market for writers. It covers all the most important aspects, such as market research, characterisation, plot and dialogue. Valuable advice is given on writing for specific genres and also on submitting the finished work." Book weight approx. 130g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.42

FALKLANDS COMMANDO
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FALKLANDS COMMANDO

By McManners, Captain Hugh

London: William Kimber, 1984. 238pp., plus 7 x 4 page, b/white illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short closed tear and minor edge-creasing. From the jacket flap: The first combatant soldier to land on the Falklands writes of his experiences in the war. The author led a five-man Commando Team working alongside the SAS and SBS and describes his undercover missions to direct naval bombardment of enemy positions from land bases . . . " Includes Chronology of Events, Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 550g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.70

MOTHERLODE
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MOTHERLODE

By Holt, Stephanie, and Lynch, Maryanne (Edited by)

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Sybylla Co-Operative Press and Publications , 1996. 220pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft vertical reading crease to front panel, minor surface scuffing. From the rear panel: "In this collection of essays, performance pieces, poetry and prose from Sybylla Feminist Press, mother as noun, appendage and agenda is mined for meaning in the context of contemporary Australian society." Book weight approx. 344g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.56

MAURITIAN VOICES : New Writing in English
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MAURITIAN VOICES : New Writing in English

By Butlin, Ron (Edited by)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England: Flambard Press, 1997. 192pp., several b/white drawings by Krishna Luchoomun. B/white thumbnail-size illustrations of contributors to rear pages. Foreword by Michael Bootle. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface indented. "Since achieving independence from Britain in 1968, Mauritians have been searching for an identity that reflects the great cultural diversity of their islands . . . Until recently French has been the usual literary language of Mauritius, and this is the first anthology of Mauritian writing in English. Twenty-three novelists, short story writers and poets, some writing in English for the first time, have contributed to this pioneering collection . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.98

PROSPECT AND RETROSPECT : Selected Essays of James Britton
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PROSPECT AND RETROSPECT : Selected Essays of James Britton

By Pradl, Gordon M. (Edited by)

Monclair, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1982. 218pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Previous owner's name stamp to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper sunned on spine (title clearly legible), minor edgewear, faint sticker ghost to front panel. "Although Britton's essays weave continual variations on the central theme of how through language and social interaction we evolve more increasingly accurate maps of our worlds, they are divided here into three sections, each with a more specific focus." Contents include: Introduction, Section I: Literature and the Shaping of Experience. Section II; Language and Intention. Section III: Perspectives on the Profession, Selected Bibliography of other Britton Publications. Book weight approx. 310g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.56

THE CRUCIBLE IN HISTORY and Other Essays
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THE CRUCIBLE IN HISTORY and Other Essays

By Miller, Arthur

London: Methuen, 2000. 74pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. " . . . Arthur Miller's candid reflection on the post-war climate of suspicion and paranoia which led to his writing 'The Crucible', his cri de coeur against the destruction of lives and reputations in an America in which trust and innocence were sacrificed to political hysteria . . . In two other essays included here, Miller looks back at the writing of 'Death of a Salesman' on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, and reflects on the inspiration for 'The Price'. Book weight approx. 165g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$11.41

THE INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF LITTLE MAGAZINES & SMALL PRESSES 2000-2001
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THE INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF LITTLE MAGAZINES & SMALL PRESSES 2000-2001

By Fulton, Len (Editor)

CA, United States: Dustbooks, 2000. 891pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper softly corner creased, negligible edgewear. 36th annual edition, 2000-2001. "Used as the standard reference worldwide by writers, librarians, contemporary literature students and the trade . . . Complete with subject and regional indexing." Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.84

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY : Survey and Introduction
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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY : Survey and Introduction

By Weisstein, Ulrich

Indiana, United States : Indiana University Press, 1973. xii, + 339pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Previous owner's lightly pencilled notes to rear free endpaper and rear pastedown, else leaves clean. Green cloth boards undamaged. Translated by William Riggan, in collaboration with the author. Originally published in the German as 'Einfuhrung in die Vergleichende Literaturwissen-schaft', W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, 1968. Contents include: Preface, Definition, Influence and Imitation, Reception and Survival, Epoch, Period, Generation and Movement, Genre, Thematology, The Mutual illumination of the Arts, Appendix I: History, Appendix II:Bibliographical problems, Bibliography, Notes, Index of Names. Book weight approx. 550g. . First U.S.. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.26

AUTO
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AUTO

By Kinsella, John

Western Australia: Salt Publishing, 2001. 134pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented only. "The autobiography of poet, novelist and critic John Kinsella. Born near Geraldton, Western Australia, and brought up on a farm, he began writing poetry as a teenager . . . " Contents include; Prologue, 18 chapters, Endnotes, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition, Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.41

ORMOND PAPERS : A Journal of Arts and Sciences. Volume 10
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ORMOND PAPERS : A Journal of Arts and Sciences. Volume 10

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Ormond College, University of Melbourne, 1993. xiv, + 205pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has no noticeable damage. The academic journal of Ormond College, Melbourne University, which showcased the best academic work from the college community. Includes essays, articles and literary criticism. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.84

REPRESENTATIVE MEN : The Biographical Essays  (Volume II)
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REPRESENTATIVE MEN : The Biographical Essays (Volume II)

By Holmes, John Clellon

Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.A.: The University of Arkansas Press, 1988. xvii, + 277pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Faint sticker ghost to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "These pieces all reflect a belief that the passionate response of representative individuals to their era, the response of character to the waywardness of time, will reflect as well the generative ideas and experiences (what might be called the inner life) of a given period - in this case, the post-World War II years . . . " Book weight approx. 420g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.41

GRIFFITH REVIEW 29 : Prosper of Perish. Exploring the Limits to Growth
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GRIFFITH REVIEW 29 : Prosper of Perish. Exploring the Limits to Growth

By Schultz, Julianne (Edited by)

South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Griffith University, 2010. 259pp., plus 8 page, photographically-illustrated section, Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front and rear panels. This, the Spring 2010 edition of a quarterly publication, includes contributions by Peter Mares, Tom Griffiths, Sara Dowse, Kathy Marks, Brendan Gleeson, Michele Grossman, Raymond Evans, Tone Wheeler, Anna Maria Dell'oso, and James Spigelman, and new fiction by David Sornig, Paddy O'Reilly and Lee Kofman. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.98

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