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AFTER RIVER
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AFTER RIVER

By Milner, Donna

London: Quercus, 2008. 346pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated soft card wrapper very good, small mark to rear cover. From the rear panel: "The border collie leapt over the picket fence and raced past the barn, a blur of black and white, barking a belated warning . . . He smiled at us from the other side of the fence as the border collie licked his hand. Mom smiled back, smoothed her damp apron and started down the porch steps. I hesitated for only a moment before I put down the laundry basket and followed. We met him at the gate. She was expecting him. She wasn't expecting the heartache that would follow like a cold wind . . . " Book weight approx. 555g. . Uncorrected Proof Copy. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

$12.55

BAD FAITH :  A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland
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BAD FAITH : A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland

By Carmen Callil

London: Jonathan Cape, 2006. xxv, + 560 pages. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped only. "Although personally responsible for the deportation of thousands of French Jews, Darquier was never brought to justice and spent the years after the war in Madrid. In Carmel Callil's masterful account Darquier's ascent to power during the years leading up to the Second World War comes to mirror the rise of French anti-Semitism and the role it played in the horrors that were to follow . . . " Book weight approx. 890g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

$15.34

TWO CANADIAN CLUBS AND DRY MARTINI AT THE MARTINI DEN
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TWO CANADIAN CLUBS AND DRY MARTINI AT THE MARTINI DEN

By Williams, Gabrielle

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Flamingo/Harper Collins, 2001. 231pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper near fine. "Elli has been dumped by Ben, so she's fragile to say the least. Certainly in no mood for a new relationship . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Uncorrected Bound Proof. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Bound Proof.

$13.94

THE WIVES OF HENRY OADES
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THE WIVES OF HENRY OADES

By Moran, Johanna

Sydney: Harper Collins, 2009. Uncorrected proof copy. 367pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "In 1890, Henry Oades decided to undertake the arduous sea voyage from England to New Zealand in order to further his family's fortunes. Here they settled on the lush but wild coast . . . a darkly comic but moving historical fiction debut about love and family, based on a controversial court case from the early 1900s." Book weight approx. 400g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.55

BEST MATE
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BEST MATE

By Morpurgo, Michael

London: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2007. 219pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to rear panel. "When Patrick saves a litter of greyhound puppies from the canal, he can't bear to hand them all over to the RSPCA . . . Patrick christens his puppy Best Mate, and that's what he becomes . . . " Book weight approx. 241g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Bound Proof.

$12.55

FAIREST
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FAIREST

By Levine, Gail Carson

New York: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2006. 328pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very small, soft corner crease to front panel. "In this spellbinding tale filled with humour, adventure, romance and song, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine invites you to join Aza as she discovers how exquisite she truly is." Book weight approx. 400g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

$9.06

MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER (Uncorrected Proof)
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MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER (Uncorrected Proof)

By Oliveira, Robin

London: Fig Tree / Penguin, 2010. xiii, + 364pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper near fine. "On the eve of the American Civil War, a brilliant, headstrong midwife from New York is dreaming of becoming a surgeon. Eager to escape the pains of a broken heart and a life in the shadow of her more beautiful twin sister, she travels to Washington to help tend the legions of Civil War wounded . . . " Book weight approx. 510g. . Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

$11.15

THOR'S TALE : Adventure and Endurance in the Southern Ocean
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THOR'S TALE : Adventure and Endurance in the Southern Ocean

By Marriott, Janice

Pymble, N.S.W., Australia: HarperCollins, 2006. 168pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly marked. "Eleven-year-old Thor is the lowest of the low at a subantarctic whaling station. As a whaler's boy, he spends long, hard days loading coal . . . Until the day a ghostly ship emerges from the mists. It is 'Endurance', carrying Shackleton and his intrepid explorers . . . " Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight. . Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.76

BEING OF THE FIELD : Book One. Triad of Being
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BEING OF THE FIELD : Book One. Triad of Being

By Harding, Traci

Australia: HarperVoyager, 2009. xii, + 436pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed and indented, small, soft corner crease to rear panel. Book One of the 'Triad of Being' series. Book weight approx. 600g. . Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

$12.55

TOWARDS ANOTHER SUMMER

By Frame, Janet

North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Vintage Books (Random House Australia), 2007. 203pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. " . . . a meditation on the themes of exile and return, homesickness and not knowing where home really is. It is suffused with beauty and tenderness and shot through with self-deprecating humour, knowingness and frailty . . . Janet Frame wrote this small and exquisite novel in 1963 whilst taking a break from her longest novel, 'The Adaptable Man'. It is a highly personal work that she did not want published until after her death." Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Uncorrected Bound Proof.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Bound Proof.

$12.55

THE FORESHADOWING
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THE FORESHADOWING

By Sedgwick, Marcus

Great Britain: Orion Children's Books, 2005. 278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "It is 1915. Sasha Fox is seventeen years old and she has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, corpse worms crawling over the faces of the soldiers soon to die. And worse, they show her what will happen to her brothers Edgar and Tim . . . " Book weight approx. 315g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Uncorrected Proof Copy. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Book Proof.

$12.55

THE GOOD PEOPLE

By Cockayne, Steve

London: Atom (Imprint: Time Warner), 2006. 343pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. " . . . Steve Cockayne's first novel for younger readers is both a spellbinding adventure story, and an extraordinarily powerful novel of growing up . . . " Deep in the English countryside, Kenneth Storey and his older brother have discovered the land of Arboria - a kingdom of adventure . . . Contents of this bookproof copy include: Prelims., 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Pre-Publication.. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Book Proof.

$11.85

HART & BOOT & Other Stories (Advance Uncorrected Proof)
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HART & BOOT & Other Stories (Advance Uncorrected Proof)

By Pratt, Tim

San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2007. 209pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Advance Uncorrected Proof 'Solicitation Art' gloss wrapper (design by Richard Marchand) lightly edgeworn only. " . . . a stunning collection of 13 stories of the fantastic. Critics have called Pratt's short fiction 'quite Gaiman-esque . . . ' and this comparison is not unfounded." Some of the short fiction within this collection have previously been published in magazines and journals. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. 1st Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Uncorrected Proof.

$19.52

THINLY DISGUISED AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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THINLY DISGUISED AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By Delingpole, James

London: Picador, 2003. 476pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, printed card wrapper undamaged. An Advance Reading Copy from uncorrected proofs, with a provisional publication date of 18 July, 2003. "Josh starts his first year at Oxford bursting with hopes, ambitions and ludicrously unrealistic expectations. 'Thinly Disguised Autobiography' is the story of his rude awakening, from the sleaze of Fleet Street to the terror of the LA Riots, from clubbing at the Wag to roughing it at Glastonbury, from Oxford to London via Venice, Spetses, Laguna Beach and Bromsgrove. Book weight approx. 640g. . 1st Impression. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Bound Proof.

$9.06

TRAVELLING LIGHT: Scream the Message of True Love
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TRAVELLING LIGHT: Scream the Message of True Love

By Kittle, Katrina

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2000. 310pp., book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss card wrapper undamaged. An uncorrected bound proof copy of the author's first novel. The story is relationship-based, featuring 'Summer', whose promising dance career is ended by injury and, finds her settling reluctantly into an unwanted career as a school teacher. Her long-term relationship with Nicholas becomes strained , and her brother Todd may have no future-he is HIV positive . . . Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . 1st. U.K.Impression. Softcover. Near Fine. Small 8vo. Uncorrected Bound Proof.

$7.67

A WAY OF FORGIVING
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A WAY OF FORGIVING

By Ramsay, Eileen

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. 375pp. Book clean, spine nominally concave. Leaves clean. Gloss, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper trivially splayed and bumped on lower front foredge corner. In the style of Cathy Kelly and Charlotte Bingham, this ADVANCE READING COPY is a relationship-based story of Sophie Winter, five years after her marriage ends with a terrible accusation, now happy in a new job at Scotland's new Parliament and a fulfilling social life. A family wedding in Tuscany brings her into contact with Raffaele de Nardis; her proud, passionate, handsome ex-husband. Book weight approx. 500gms. . Advance Reading Copy.. Softcover. Near Fine.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$11.15

MUD PUPPY. Proof Copy.
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MUD PUPPY. Proof Copy.

By Wooff, Erica

London: The Women's Press, 2002. vii, 273pp., clean, tight pages. Heavy paper wrapper has negligible bump top foredge, else unmarked. Author's first full length novel, having had a previously published short story, and a trilogy of stories adapted and performed at the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Uncorrected Proof Copy. Soft Cover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.73

THE ARMSTRONG REPORT, "They Need Us, We Don't Need Them"
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THE ARMSTRONG REPORT, "They Need Us, We Don't Need Them"

By Armstrong, Virgil

Village of Oak, AZ: Self Published/Entheos Publishing, 1988. 145pp., text only. Uncorrected proof edition. Book clean, square and tight. Stiff card wrapper unmarked, only the tiniest bump to lower corner. Contents include: First USA capture of a UFO, Extraterrestrial threat, Personal ET experiences, Government conspiracy, ET's and UFO's, Conclusion, Afterthoughts, more. Weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Stiff Card Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Book Proof.

$7.82

GENTLEMEN IN ENGLAND: A Vision
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GENTLEMEN IN ENGLAND: A Vision

By Wilson, A.N.

London: Hamish Hamilton 310pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed limp wrappers creased on rear, short closed tears and fingermarks. Relationship-based novel, set in 'Victorian' England . . . Book weight approx. 420g. . Uncorrected Book Proof [1985]. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Uncorrected Book Proof.

$7.67

FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER
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FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER

By Coonts, Stephen

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1987. 329pp. Book square. Spine firm. Blue/grey limp wrapper mildly soiled, edgeworn and bumped. Former owner's sticker affixed to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. An Uncorrected Book Proof [proposed British publication date: 14 May, 1987] of the author's debut novel, a story of U.S. Naval pilots involved in the Vietnam War . . . Book weight approx. 420g. . Softcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Uncorrected Book Proof.

$12.55