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THE VIRTUOSO

by ORCHARD, Sonia

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Published
2009
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London: Fourth Estate. 2009. Softcover. Small remainder mark to bottom page edges, text paper lightly yellowed, else fine. ; Octavo .
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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG.

by CAREY, Peter

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Published
2001
Edition
First Canadian issue
ISBN
9780679310792
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Toronto: Random House Canada. 2001. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. 0679310797 . Octavo, 349, (5) pp. Red and black boards, endpaper maps. Fine in fine jacket. US printed and issued simultaneously with the NY (Knopf) edition. This novel won the 2001 Booker Prize, the second time this Australian author has won that coveted award.; ABE .
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WITCH HEART. poems

by RODRIGUEZ, Judith

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Published
1982
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First printing
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Carlton South, Victoria, Australia: Sisters. 1982. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Fine copy. Inscribed by the author and with a small ANS laid in. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo; Signed by Author .
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AN IMAGINARY LIFE

by MALOUF, David

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Published
1979
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London: Chatto & Windus. 1979. Hardcover. Orange boards. Slight yellowing to page edges, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has new publisher's price sticker beside the clip, else fine. With pencil ownership signature of noted Canadian author Leon Rooke. Malouf's second novel. ; Octavo .
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TRAVELLING

by TAYLOR, Andrew

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Published
1986
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First printing
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St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1986. First printing. Hardcover. Pale blue boards. pp 94. Text paper yellowed as always, else fine. Jacket sipine a bit yellowed, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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DREAM STUFF: stories

by MALOUF, David

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Published
2000
Edition
First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Knopf Canada. 2000. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. Nine short stories, six of which had not previously been published. It won Malouf the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction; Octavo .
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THE PEOPLE'S OTHERWORLD: poems

by MURRAY, Les A.

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Published
1983
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First printing
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1983. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. ; Octavo .
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KENNETH SLESSOR

by SEMMLER, Clement (Kenneth Slessor)

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Published
1966
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First printing
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London: Longmans, Green, for the British Council and the National Book League. 1966. First printing. Softcover. Second state, with label on front cover raising the price to 3/6. pp 44, card covers. Fine copy. Writers and Their Work no. 194. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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ILLYWHACKER (signed)

by CAREY, Peter

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Published
1985
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First printing
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London: Faber. 1985. First printing. Hardcover. Red boards. Very light yellowing to page edges, else fine in fine jacket, signed by the author. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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Isobars: stories

by Hospital, Janette Turner

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Published
1991
Edition
First Canadian printing
ISBN
9780771042232
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1991. First Canadian printing. Softcover. 077104223x . Card covers with flaps (not issued in hardcover). A fine copy. ; Octavo .
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BORDERLINE

by HOSPITAL, Janette Turner

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Published
1985
Edition
First Canadian issue
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1985. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has very lightly sunned spine, else fine.; Octavo .
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BORDERLINE (variant)

by HOSPITAL, Janette Turner

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Published
1985
Edition
First US printing
ISBN
9780525243502
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New York / Toronto: Dutton / McClelland & Stewart. 1985. First US printing. Hardcover. 052524350x . Variant in the McClelland & Stewart dust jacket, as issued. Cloth & boards. Fine in fine jacket, flap price intact.; Octavo .
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THE LAW-BRINGERS

by LANCASTER, G.B. (pseud. of Edith Joan Lyttleton, 1873-1945)

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Published
1913
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New York: Hodder & Stoughton / Doran. 1913. Hardcover. Tan pictorial cloth stamped in red, black & brown, gilt lettered. pp 487. Xmas, 1916, ink gift inscription at front; former owner's rubber stamp in top margin of first page of chapter 1 and in bottom margin of last page of text; page edges yellowed and foxed; light… Read more
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CARTOONS: more Ettamogah Pub mob cartoons

by MAYNARD, Ken

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Published
1989
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First Edition
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Currumbin Valley, Qld, Australia: Ken Maynard Studios. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 64 pp, stapled, in colour card covers. Number 2 in a series. Fine copy. ; Quarto .
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THE HAVEN: a chronicle

by COLLINS, Dale (1897-1956)

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Published
1925
Edition
First US printing
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New York: Knopf. 1925. First US printing. Hardcover. Original black cloth decorated in pink, mauve, and light blue, green & mauve decorated endpapers. pp (8), (256). (Green?) top page edges sunned; else fine and bright. Price-clipped dust jacket has chip to lower inner corners of panels; spine a bit yellowed and lightly foxed, with the red … Read more
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TO ASMARA (inscribed)

by KENEALLY, Thomas

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Published
1989
Edition
First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Lester and Orpen, Dennys. 1989. First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Cloth and boards. Fine in very nearly fine jacket (nick and very soft creasing to upper margin of rear panel). Inscribed by the author "To Norman, Best wishes, Tom Keneally, 1989". A novel of the war between Eritrea and Ethiopia, published in the UK… Read more
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IN THE MUSGRAVE RANGES. Illustrated by Fred. Leist, R.O.I.

by BUSHMAN, Jim (pseud. of Conrad Harvey Sayce)

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London: Blackie, no date. Hardcover. Octavo, blue-grey pictorial cloth stamped in black and white. pp 284 + 2 (of 6) plates. Only the two plates at pp 56 and 82 are present. Spine lightly darkened; mild cover rubbing; yellowing to page edges; tidy ink owner name at front; musty odour; generally VG otherwise. An adventure story… Read more
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FULL CYCLE and other stories (proof copy)

by HADOW, Lyndall, 1903-76

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Published
1969
Edition
First printing
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London: Collins. 1969. First printing. Softcover. Advance uncorrected proof in red paper covers with printed cover label. A little leaned, spine hand lettered, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. First bookof this Western Australia journalist, sister of writer Donald R. Stuart. The Lyndall Hadow Short Story Award was established in her memory. 22 stories set mostly… Read more
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A GATHERING OF EAGLES

by LINDALL, Edward

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Published
1970
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First Edition
ISBN
9780002212946
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London: Collins. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0002212943 . Octavo, 190 pp, light brown boards. Jacket has a bit of wear to spine ends and outer corners, soft creases, VG otherwise, flap price intact. A thriller / adventure novel set in the deserts of North Western Australia. .
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A DIFFICULT YOUNG MAN

by BOYD, Martin

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Published
1955
Edition
First UK edition
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London: Cresset Press. 1955. First UK edition. Hardcover. Secondary binding of tan linen grain boards lettered in black Page edges lightly yellowed, small crease at foot of spine, else fine. Dust jacket has light spine yellowing; minor rubbing; VG+, flap price intact. Second novel the Langton tetraology. This group of novels was his greatest achievement. .… Read more
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