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Life Rarely Tells, The Roaring Twenties [and] Fanfrolico and After

by LINDSAY, Jack

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1963
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London: Bodley Head, 1963. A smart collection of Lindsay's autobiographical trilogy, with original vibrant jackets. Three volumes. Octavo, green cloth, black & white plates and line drawings throughout, illustrated dust-jackets, all very good copies.
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Pied Piper of Lovers

by DURRELL, Lawrence

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1935
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AU$2,924.40

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London: Cassell & Company, 1935. First edition of Lawrence Durrell's first novel. Highly autobiographical in character, an apprentice effort, Durrell's novel sank largely without trace. And as with so many unsold titles, the majority of copies were destroyed during the Blitz. Blue boards with the barest hint of rubbing to edges; no dustjacket, spine incorrectly lettered 'Pied Pipers of… Read more
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Christophs Abenteuer in Australien

by HEYD, Kurt

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1935
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AU$62.14

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Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1935. A story for children about the Australian gold rush, based on the real-life experiences of the author's grandfather. The book is profusely illustrated with evocative line drawings and photographs of the outback. Small quarto, line drawings and photographic illustrations throughout, fine in original pictorial cloth-backed boards.
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The Mangle Wheel. My Life by George Finey

by FINEY, George

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Published
1981
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First Edition
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Sydney: Kangaroo Press, 1981. First Edition. A candid autobiography of the Sydney-based Bohemian cartoonist and artist. Small quarto, copiously illustrated throughout, original white papered boards; near-fine copy in a mildly rubbed dust-jacket.
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