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Hidden Faces

by Salvador Dali

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Published
1975
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780330243544
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London: Picador, 1975. Dali's only novel. Very yellowed on page edges and to a much lesser degree, pages. O/wise would be fine. . Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Sentimental Agents - In the Volyen Empire

by Doris Lessing

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780934529686
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New York: Knopf, 1983. The fifth book in her cycle of visionary novels; Canopus in Argos: Archives. Unclipped DJ good but some slight edge wear.179 pgs. Very minor pale foxing to front and rear ENPS. Overall great condition. Internally crisp and clear.. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Outsider

by Richard Wright

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1954
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Angus and Robertson, 1954. Believe First Australian Ed. 1954. 344 pgs. Great Clipped illustrated DJ with some tears but intact. Book has spine bump and some foxing first and last few pages. O/wise good copy with stunning DJ.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Selected Writings of De Sade

by Marquis De Sade

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
Revised Ed 1964
Published
1964
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Peter Owen LTD, 1964. Selected writings edited and translated by Margret Crosland. Bookshop stamp and slight foxing on first and back pages. O/w very good indeed. DJ minor tears and some spots. Very clean inside. 306 pgs Rare.. Revised Ed 1964. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Bony and the Black Virgin

by Arthur Upfield

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
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Melbourne: Heinemann, 1959. Some edge wear to pictorial DJ and a few foxing spots to top edge of pages. O/wise a very good copy. Internally excellent and front of DJ very good. B/W line drawing map. 246 pgs. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by B/W Line Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Horse and His Boy

by C S Lewis

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Published
1961
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1961. 1961 Reprint of the 1954 first Ed. Slight lean, fading and rubs to spine. Owners inscription, small B/shop stamp. Otherwise FINE, no foxing..clean and as new pages and drawings..beautifully illustrated and very rare. 199 pgs. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Pauline Baynes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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MEN A Dialogue Between Women

by Allegra Sander

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Published
1955
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Cresset Press, 1955. First UK Edition. Unpaginated. Trans. from french by Vyvan Holland. Prefatory letter by Graham Greene, Line drawings by Mervyn Peake. A discussion about love between two women. Cloth boards are faded, Gilded title is good. Foxing to some pages.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Happy Warrior

by Patrick Hore-Ruthven

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1943. Poetry by an SAS captain killed in North Africa. Photo of author on first pg. Foxing, small tear and some creasing on unclipped DJ. Bumps to spine ends. Prev owners inscription. O/wise VG copy 18 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The City of Yes & The City of No and Other New Poems

by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Published
1970
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780725101114
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Melbourne: Sun, 1970. Some slight tanning to page ends and some wear to cover ends, but book itself is tight and clean. 214 pgs.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Grenadine Etching Her Life and Loves

by Robert C Ruark

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Published
1954
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Muller, 1954. First UK Ed 256 pgs The adventures of our herione Grenadine, "a hilarious and riotous lampoon of the Novel Historical" Very Rare. DJ has outer tears and scuffing , but is intact. Book slight spine crease and some foxing page ends and endpapers and first and rear few pages. No inscript. A Gem. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more about this item
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The Possessed

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Published
1951
Binding
Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann, 1951. Beautiful book in Near Fine Condition, but some foxing on outer pgs and some rubbing on page ends. U/clipped DJ browned and 2 tears but intact. Red cloth bound with stunning gilded decor in black & gold on spine and gold design on cover. Small B/shop stamp. Translated by Constance Garnett. 617pgs . Hard Cover.… Read more about this item
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The Gold of Their Bodies

by Charles Gorham

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Collins, 1955. A novel based on the life of Paul Gauguin. Foxing on e/papers, first few pages and page ends. Beautiful unclipped DJ of two islander women, with small tear and some edgewear. 318 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Letter to a Hostage

by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1950
Binding
Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann, 1950. Very Rare first Ed.. Unclipped DJ some foxing and creased but intact. Book has foxing mainly on page ends and enpapers. Straight clean boards and spine. Discolouration on cloth board 32pgs . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Man of Letters A Romance

by Glen Tomasetti

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780896140165
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Melbourne: McPhee Gribble, 1981. Great book by Glen Tomasetti, who was prominent in the anti war movement in Australia in the 60's and also a musician and songwriter. This would be near fine but has light foxing to the top page ends and on the underside of the top of the DJ. Signed by her on the title page and… Read more about this item
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Confessions of a European in England

by J H Huizinga

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1958
Binding
Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann, 1958. Facinating book about a Dutchman's perception of the British People. Inside VG. Some minor shelf wear to boards and prev. owner's name. Overall VG .296 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Nannygoats of Eulobah

by John L Callaghan

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780949414199
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Queensland: Darling Downs Institute Press, 1987. This novel was inspired by events that occured in a small Queensland country town at the end of the 19th century. A colourful view of pioneering life and the history of the Darling Downs region in Queensland, Australia in the late 19th century. A couple of very minor spots on page ends. O/wise fine.152… Read more about this item
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A Nobleman's Nest

by Ivan Turgenev

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Published
1947
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hutchinson, 1947. !947 Hutchinson International Authors Ltd. Book itself G to VG with a spine and corner bump. Blue unclipped DJ wear and some small open tears. good binding and boards. 174 pgs. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Ernest Hemingway

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1942
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Reprint Society, 1942. Published by arrangement with Jonathan Cape a year after 1st Ed. Photo of Hemingway on back DJ which is unclipped with some minor edge wear.Great DJ design in orange. Book line foxing on endpapers from DJ, some minor spots on page ends. Overall very good copy 462 pgs. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.… Read more about this item
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The Spy Who Loved Me

by Ian Fleming

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Published
1962
Binding
Hardcover
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Great Britian: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First Ed, first impression. Gilding on spine and front with dagger in VG condition, Boards VG. Small tear on lower back board. Discolouration on top pages and very minor Foxing on page ends. Small bookshop stamp on front red endpaper. DJ has scuffs and some holes on the back. 221 pgs Overall very good condition.… Read more about this item
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Pal Joey

by John O'Hara

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1952
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Cresset Press, 1952. Foxing to eps and some pages. Bit of a spine lean. Stunning B/W design on clipped DJ. 125 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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