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    AUD $16.00

    Prose Works Other Than Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Eddy, Mary Baker

    Boston: Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker G.Eddy. 1925. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Brown cloth boards with gilt decoration to centre of front board. 365 pages Authorized edition of Thirteen of Mary Baker Eddy's writings, collected together in one volume. Plumbs the depths of Christian theology, morality, spirituality, healing, and Church. . Reprint. Hardback.


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    AUD $12.00

    The Pub and The Scrub (Signed by Author) by Hulm, Neil

    Lavington, NSW: Self published. 1987. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by the author. 72 pages A brief history of the construction and opening of the real Ettamogah Pub in stories and poems. . Softcover.


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    CAD $15.00

    The Best of Everything by Davis, William

    New York: St Martins Pr, 1981 Solid With Corners And Binding Intact, Light Wear And Child Scribble On Ffep. Dj Is Clipped And Has One Closed Tear To Back Panel. Stated First Edition. The Subtitle, "A Guide To Quality For Those Who Know How To Appreciate It" Is Somewhat Tongue In Cheek, As Might Be Expected Given The Editor Was Editor In Chief At Punch. There Is In Fact As Much Snobbery As Connoisseurship Or Useful Information. Viz. Best Boutonniere (Carnation) Provides The Bonus Information That The Button Hole Should Be One To One And One-Eighths Of An Inch Long, And That Smaller, Faux Or The Absence Of Any Buttonhole Is The Mark Of A Cheap Suit.Illustrated By Lots Of Cartoons From Punch.


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    CAD $50.00

    Matthew Arnold, the Poetry:the Critical Heritage: The Critical Heritage by Dawson, Carl

    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973 First Edition In Unclipped Dj Which Has The Slightest Of Crumples As Spine Bottom. No Writing Or Marks. In Mylar, Good Corners And Binding. Blue Boards, Silver Lettering. Very Nice Copy.


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    $35.00

    The Soteriology of the New Testament by DU BOSE, William Porcher

    New York: Macmillian, 1899. 1899. Good. Hardcover, no jacket. Good/Very Good for age. Some wear to corners and bottom board edges; light bumping to corners; chipping/small tears to head and foot of spine; some wear to spine edges; dulling to spine gilt; page edges browned; pages browning; dust staining to top edge of pages; scuffing/unevenness to top and fore edge of pages, most likely a manufacture error; some cracking to binding; former owner's name penned to half-title page.


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    CAD $45.00

    New Canada by Manning, Preston

    Rexdale, Ontario, Canada: Macmillan of Canada, 1991 First Printing, First Edition, Near Fine In Near Fine Unclipped Dj Signed And Inscribed On The Title Page.


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    Hood's Comicalities in Prose and Verse. by Hood, Thomas

    London: Ward, Lock & Bowden Ltd,. 395pp Engraved frontis and several further plates. Integral illustrations and cartoons on almost every page. Quarter bound in maroon morocco with gilt titles to spine; maroon boards. Gilt to top edge. Leather is worn to top and tail of spine and there are some small areas of loss. External split an inch and half in length to front hinge. Internally split to both endpaper hinges though boards are still fairly firmly attached. Some foxing to prelims and frontis tissue guard. Some surface rubbing and marks to boards. Internally very good. Good+ copy. . Hardcover.


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    CAD $28.00

    Esprit De Corps: Sketches Fom Diplomatic Life by Durrell, Lawrence

    London: Faber, 1963 An Obscure Humorous Work Based On Durrell`S Employment With The British Foreign Office In The 1940S Primarily In Yugoslavia. First Edition Was In 1957, This Is A Third Printing From The 1961 Edition. Although It Appears To Be As New, The Binding Is Not Very Good, With The Book Opening Automatically At Pages 62-63. I Recently Read A Novel Set In China In Which The Young Men Had Learned English From Old British Novels, And Tended To Speak It As In, `I Say, Old Fruit, You Really Must Come For Tea One Day.` This Collection Has A Similar Tone.


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    The Memoirs of the Extraordinary Life, Works, and Discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus by KERBY-MILLER, Charles [editor]

    New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Paperback. Good-. Paperback. Good-. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some soiling; some darkening to covers; some slanting to spine; some bumping to head of spine; some soiling to page edges; page edges yellowing.


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    CAD $24.00

    Tea with Mr. George and Other Adventures in Montreal by Barry Lazar

    Montreal Quebec Canada: Silver Lining, 1997 Stated First Edition, No Writing Or Marks, Appears Unread But Has Some Indentations To Front Cover And Preliminaries. Barry Lazar Is Best Known For Film Documentaries And Journalism, Local History And Food Writing.This Is A Collection Of Montreal Profiles And Stories, But The Food Interest Is Present, Including At Least One Recipe.


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    $7.65

    Telegrams of the Soul - Advance Reading Copy by Peter Altenberg

    2005 paperback - Advance Reading Copy. Clean, unmarked, light cover wear.


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    CAD $30.00

    Babel and Babylon: Spectatorship in American Silent Film by Hansen, Miriam

    U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1991 Third Printing, May Be Unread, But Front Cover Edges Are Scraped And There Is A Horizontal Crack To Spine. No Writing Or Marks, A Few Dog Ears, Light To Moderate Wear.


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    AUD $12.00

    Aardvark: Written off: A collection of writing by young SA authors, put together by the team from Generation Hex by Prime, Justin; Rolevink, James; Rubenstein, Matt; Sharplin,Erica (editors)

    Adelaide: Generation Hex. Writer's Centre. 1995. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Uncommon 100 pages A colllection of verse and prose from several young South Australian writers. . 1st Edition. Softcover.


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    CAD $45.00

    Other people's money: The banks, the government, and Dome by Foster, Peter

    Don Mills Ontario: Collins, 1983 1983 First Printing, First Edition And Signed By The Author On The Half Title Page. No Other Writing Or Marks, Very Good + Condition In Unclipped Dust Jacket Which Is Rubbed Somewhat On The Surface And Browning A Little On The Inside Flap Edges. The Title Comes From A Quotation From An Oil Executive In The Preliminary Pages, "We Weren't Really Successful In Exploration, But The Important Thing Is That We Did It With Other People's Money. . . That's A Bad Quote, Isn't It."


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    CAD $30.00

    Herman Hesse: Treatise On The Steppenwolf: An Artist's Revelation In Forty-Five Paintings By Jaroslav Bradac by Hesse, Hermann

    London: Wildwood House Ltd, 1975 Very Good First Edition Copy Published By Wildwood 1975, Lightly Rubbed But Clean And Crisp Interior, Not Writing Or Marks. Revelations By Artist Jaroslav Bradac On Hesse's Mystic Novel And The Aminated Film For Which He Was Responsible.


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    CAD $25.00

    The Book of Qualities by Gendler, J. Ruth

    Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Harpercollins, 1988 Signed On Title Page By J.Ruth Gendler. Gift Inscription On Ffep. 1988 Perennial Library Edition, Later Printing. Lower Edge Of Book Has That Wavy, Read-In-The-Bath Look. Light Toning. "Aa Wry And Whimsical Mirror ."


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    $6.95

    Studies in Prose by Steffan, Guy Doran, Madeleine Trowbridge, Hoyt

    Farrar & Rinehart, 1945-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 0 Hardcover - No DJ - Highlighting, underlining, notes throughout


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    CAD $20.00

    Under the Eye of the Clock: The Life Story of Christopher Nolan by Nolan, Christopher; Carey, John

    New York: St Martins Pr, 1988 This Book Won The 1988 Whitbread Award. It Is Autobiographical But Written In The Third Person About One Joseph Meehan. Nolan Was 21 When He Wrote This Book. He Then Spent Ten Years Writing A Novel, The Banyan Tree And Was Working On Another When He Died Suddenly At The Age Of 43. This Young Irishman Was Severely Disabled By Cerebral Palsy, To The Extent That He Wrote One Letter At A Time Using A Pointer Attached To His Head. His Talent Was Acclaimed And He Was Said To Write In A Joycean Style, Which Is Evident In The Language Of This Book. He Was Awarded An Honorary Doctorate And He Was Celebrated By The Band U2 In Their Song, Miracle Drug. This Is A Very Good Plus Copy In A Very Good Unclipped Dust Jacket.


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    The Composition of Pascal's Apologia by PUGH, Anthony R

    Toronto: University of Toronto, 1984. Hardcover. Fair. Hardcover, no jacket. Fair. Light wear to corners and bottom board edges; some dust staining to top edge of pages; some soiling to bottom corner edge of pages; some slanting to spine; multiple dents, bumps, punctures to back cover at bottom corner; pages yellowing. Would be in Very Good- condition if not for back cover.


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    CAD $17.50

    Laughter On The Stairs by Nichols, Beverley

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1953 First Uk Edition, 1953, Attractive Book Lacking Dj With Decorative Endpapers And Black And White Illustrations By William Mclaren. Green Cloth Boards With Yellow Spine, Outer Edges A Bit Sunned. Bookseller Stamp On Inside Cover. Toning, But Sound. Described As ", The Acme Of The Ephemeral," Mr. Beverley Nichols Was A Writer Of Great Breadth, But Is Best Known For His House And Garden Books. Laughter On The Stairs Is One Of A Trilogy Describing His Renovation Of Merry Hall, A Georgian Manor House In Surrey Where He Lived With His Fiv Siamese Cats From 1946 To 1956.


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    $80.00

    Roanoke: Story of County and City. American Guide Series by FIELDM George H. (Work Projects Administration Deputy Commissioner)

    Roanoke: Roanoke City School Board, 1942. First. Hardcover. Fair. Hardcover, no jacket. Fair/Good+ for age. Wear to corners and bottom board edges; some rubbing/wear to covers; wear to edges of spine; wear to head and foot of spine; scuffing and sunning to spine; spine and front cover gilt with some fading/rubbing; page edges browned; some dust staining to top edge of pages; pages browning; some underlying to text in crayon/colored pencil; binding a bit loose; map in back of book present with small tear to top edge near spine.


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    CAD $15.00

    Ring Of Bright Water Collection (Three Books) by Maxwell, Gavin

    U.K.: Penguin, 1975 There Are Three Volumes By Gavin Maxwell Published By Penguin In 1975: Ring Of Bright Water 0140039236, The House Of Elrig 0140029252 And The Rocks Remain 0140039260. All Three In Very Good Condition, No Writing Or Spine Creases, Lightly Toned. All Have Black And White Photo Inserts.


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    Monkey on a Stick : Murder, Madness, and the Hare Krishnas by Hubner, John; Gruson, Lindsey

    New York: Harcourt Brace, 1988 Very Good First Printing In Very Good Unclipped Dj. Remainder Mark, Bumped Lower Corners.


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    AUD $28.00

    A Collection from the Works of Banjo Paterson by Paterson, A. B (Banjo); Selected by David Forsythe

    Belrose West, NSW: Murray David. 2010. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards in a very good dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 752 pages Includes Index of Poems, Index of First Lines of Poems, Index of Prose. . 1st thus. Hardback.


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    CAD $24.00

    According To Season: A Celebration of Nature by Mrs. William Starr Dana

    U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1990 As New Copy Of The First Printing Of This Attractive Houghton Mifflin Edition Published In 1990. Green Boards With Gilt Lettering And Front Panel Decoration In Near Fine Slipcase Which Shows Very Light Wear, Including A Few Indents To Inner Edge And A Few Indentations. Based On An 1902 Original. Sixteen Colour Plates.


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