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Australian Poetry Books & Ephemera

Poems

Poems

by Bayldon, Arthur A.D

Brisbane: W.H. Wendt & Co. , no date (1898). hardbound. Good/no dustwrapper. 12mo. Collection of poems by Arthur Bayldon, self-published (marked 'For Private Circulation Only) - printed by WH Wendt Brisbane; no publishing date (Trove lists a number of editions, this copy (159pp) dated 1898; errata slip bound in to prelims; brown cloth boards with gilt titling to front and spine, ornate blind-stamping to boards front and rear; heavy tanning to prelims and text block, scattered foxing in text,... Read more
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AU$25.00
Sporting Verse by Adam Lindsay Gordon illustrated in colour by Lionel Edwards a volume in the Lionel Edwards Gift Book series

Sporting Verse by Adam Lindsay Gordon illustrated in colour by Lionel Edwards a volume in the Lionel Edwards Gift Book series

by Gordon, Adam Lindsay; Edwards, Lionel (illustrator)

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1927. 1st thus. hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. sm 4to. hand-tipped colour plates Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon on sporting subjects, with 8 full-page hand-tipped plates by Lionel Edwards, being a volume in the Lionel Edwards Gift Book series; the plates are mounted on brown art-paper; untrimmed pages; gift-inscription to front endpaper, endpapers tanned, text block foxed, very occasional light foxing in text, o.w. Very Good throughout; boards... Read more
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AU$65.00
three's company

three's company

by McCulloch, Deborah & McSkimming, Donna & Ward, Elizabeth Biff

Adelaide: Friendly Street Poets. 1992. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light rubbing to spine edge. Introduction by Kay Schaffer. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 70 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$12.00
Poems for America new poems Signed 1st Edition

Poems for America new poems Signed 1st Edition

by Rowbotham, David

Brisbane: Interactive Press, 2002. Signed 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. David Rowbotham's umpteenth collection of poems, signed and with gift-inscription by the poet to title page,
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AU$22.00
Of Fleeting Things. A Collection of Poetry

Of Fleeting Things. A Collection of Poetry

by Allott, Elizabeth McKie

Burnie: Tasman Publishing. 1986. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations by Joan Kelly. Foreword by Gwen Harwood. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 55 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Earth Hour

Earth Hour

by Malouf, David

St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 2014. Octavo Size, (14.5 x 19cm), 88 pages. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Very Good pictorial hard covers, slight wear to edges; internally very good, tight and clean, no inscriptions, blue silk ribbon marker. Very Good Dustjacket, slightest of wear to edges, no sunning to spine. ''In his first full volume of poetry since ''Typewriter Music'' in 2007, David Malouf once again shows us why he is one of Australia's most... Read more
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AU$30.00
At the Florida

At the Florida

by Tranter, John

St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1993. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 99 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
A Counterfeit Silence selected poems 1st Edition

A Counterfeit Silence selected poems 1st Edition

by Stow, Randolph

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1969. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in rubbed dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. 1st Edition of Randolph Stow's selected poems, covering the period from 1954-1966; poems from Act One, Outrider, and Stations; former owner's name to front endpaper, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper rubbed and scuffed, minor loss to head of spine, worn patches to foot of spine and lower front and rear.
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AU$68.00
Not Crab But Butterfly Poems (Signed by Poet)

Not Crab But Butterfly Poems (Signed by Poet)

by Gordon, Nancy

Adelaide: Raphael Arts. 1977. Large Octavo Size. Stiffened card covers . Very Good in Very GoodDustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated by Paul Learmonth. Signed by the Author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 56 pages. A selection of poetry by the late Nancy Gordon, one of the founders of the Friendly Street Poets. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Birds Around the Sun

Birds Around the Sun

by Keith Russell - Wendy Bunyan

Cooks Hill: Moon Ark Books. 1979. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Mild age-toning to spine. Illustrated with with colour designs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. Unpaginated. Wendy Bunyan is a pseudonym for Australian poet, Keith Russell. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$14.00
Waterline [Poems]

Waterline [Poems]

by Harris, Rory

Wollongong, NSW: Five Islands Press. 1999. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little faded. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 76 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
Flowers & Fury Poems 1st Edition

Flowers & Fury Poems 1st Edition

by Dutton, Geoffrey

Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1962. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. 1st Edition of Geoffrey Dutton's third book of poetry; former owner's name and very minor toning to endpapers, o.w. Very Good and clean throughout; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, lightly sunned to spine, o.w. Very Good.
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AU$20.00
Bruce Beaver: New and Selected Poems 1960-1990

Bruce Beaver: New and Selected Poems 1960-1990

by Beaver, Bruce

St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1991. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xi, 276pp . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster edited by Simon Macdonald

Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster edited by Simon Macdonald

by Buckmaster, Charles

Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1989. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. cover illustration Gregory Rogers Collected Poems of Charles Buckmaster, who suicided at the age of 21 having destroyed all his manuscripts, apart from The Lost Forest and the self-published Deep Blue and Green; edited by long-time friend Simon MacDonald who worked to collect further poems from correspondence, magazines and journals; this volumes contains over 100 poems and includes Buckmaster's personal notes and... Read more
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AU$48.00
The Australian and other Verses 1st Edition Signed by Will H. Ogilvie and with postcard hand-written by Ogilvie's wife concerning the sending of the book to Selkirk, Scotland, for the poet to autograph

The Australian and other Verses 1st Edition Signed by Will H. Ogilvie and with postcard hand-written by Ogilvie's wife concerning the sending of the book to Selkirk, Scotland, for the poet to autograph

by Ogilvie, Will H

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1916. Signed 1st Edition. hardbound. fair-poor/no dustwrapper. 8vo. colour plates Unique copy of Will Ogilvie's book of poems on Australian themes and also referencing the first World War - Signed by Ogilvie to title page, and including two hand-written postcards from Mrs. W.H. Ogilvie to a Mr. F.C. Fuller; at the top of both is printed 'Kirklea, Ashkirk, Selkirk', being the name of the Presbyterian Church manse in Selkirk where the Ogilvie's lived for many decades. The... Read more
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AU$250.00
Salt Flung into the Sky Signed 1st Edition

Salt Flung into the Sky Signed 1st Edition

by Clark, Ross

ACT: Ginninderra Press, 2007. Signed 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Signed 1st Edition (and with gift-inscription) of this collection of poems by Ross Clark; the inscription reads ""For Bill - the iron of our years waits..with thanks Ross Clark Aug 07""; minor knock top text block (with minor creases top edge some pages), o.w. Very Good throughout.
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AU$25.00
Poems/Volume Two

Poems/Volume Two

by Harwood, Gwen

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1968. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. 1st Edition of Gwen Harwood's second collection of poems; former owner's name/date to front endpaper, some wear to lower edges of boards, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly edgeworn and rubbed, small worn patches lower front and rear panels near foot of spine, o.w. Good
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AU$28.00
MY PEOPLE. A Kath Walker Collection

MY PEOPLE. A Kath Walker Collection

by Walker, Kath

Brisbane: Jacaranda Press. 1976. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Sepia illustrations. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 96 pages . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$20.00
Poets on Record 3 James McAuley reads from his own work

Poets on Record 3 James McAuley reads from his own work

by McAuley, James

Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1970. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good/no dustwrapper. 8vo. Volume 3 in the UQ Press Poets on Record series, general editor Thomas Shapcott, being a selection of poems by James McAuley, accompanied by a 45 inch vinyl record of the poet's readings; also includes notes and select bibliography; Very Good and clean throughout; vinyl record clean with no scratches or marks; boards very lightly rubbed.
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AU$18.00
The Gift Poems 1959-1965 (Signed by Author)

The Gift Poems 1959-1965 (Signed by Author)

by Martin, David

Brisbane: The Jacaranda Press. 1966. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Mildly rubbed DJ is faded at spine and upper edge. Signed by the author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 58 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$25.00
West of Krakatoa

West of Krakatoa

by Kelen, S.K

Canberra : Limestone Press, 1995. paperback. Very Good tight clean copy. 8vo. Scarce collection of poems by Stephen Kelen - as well as being a poet of note, Kelen also founded Glandular Press; publisher's details state 'Version 1.1 1995', being a reprint after the first print run sold out; this is VG+ tight clean copy.
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AU$22.00
Wren Lines Selected Poems and Drawings Volume I Signed by Billy Jones

Wren Lines Selected Poems and Drawings Volume I Signed by Billy Jones

by Jones, Billy

Brisbane: Papertiger Media SOI 3 Modern Poets, 2006. Signed 1st Edition. paperback. New Copy Signed by the poet. 8vo. b&w illustrations Signed copy of the first volume of the late Billy Jones' selected poems and drawings, with poems from Each Seed A Sunflower, Cup Full of River, My Unshackled Hands, Holocaust at Mary Smokes, The Blue Chair, Backpocket Poems, Jet Lag; illustrated with the poet's b&w drawings; flat-signed by Billy Jones to half-title page - New copy unread.
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AU$38.00
Wild Familiars

Wild Familiars

by Christensen, Liana Joy

Fremantle: Tone River Press. 2006. Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Slightly rubbed at spine. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 43 pages. . 1st Edition. Trade Paperback.
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AU$10.00
Full Moon Over Lumpini Park Fling Poets 2

Full Moon Over Lumpini Park Fling Poets 2

by Vleeskens, Cornelis

Melbourne: Fling Poetry, 1982. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. b&w illustrations Cornelis Vleeskens' 5th collection of poems, being no 2 in the Fling Poets series; ink drawings by Jenni Mitchell.
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AU$18.00
Collected Poems with a preface by Sir Herbert Read 1st Edition

Collected Poems with a preface by Sir Herbert Read 1st Edition

by Webb, Francis

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1969. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in G-VG dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. 1st Edition of Francis Webb's Collected Poems - from Early Poems, A Drum For Ben Boyd, Leichhardt in Theatre, Birthday, Socrates, The Ghost of the Cock; preface by Herbert Read; former owner's name to front endpaper, mild foxing to endpapers and text block, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, sunned to spine and front and rear panel near spine, label-ghost to front panel, o.w. G-VG.
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AU$48.00