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1 Almodovar, Pedro Patty Diphusa and Other Writings
London & New York Faber & Faber 1992 0571129161 / 9780571129164 First English Language Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
An unmarked "gift quality" of the collected works of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. "Colourful, raunchy and camp, Patty Diphusa is an essential companion to Almodovar's films and a testimonial to Spain's flourishign popular culture." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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2 Atwood, Margaret Curious Pursuits : Occasional Writing 1970-2005
London Virago 2005 1844081494 / 9781844081493 First U.K. Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Remainder mark lower fore-edges otherwise unmarked. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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3 Auster, Paul Collected Prose: Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces, And Collaborations With Artists
London Faber and Faber 2003 0571218474 / 9780571218479 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Faint remainder mark lower fore-edges, no other marks or inscriptions. D/W with sl. edgewear, sl. chipping upper spine (now protected). "Ranging in subjects from Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter, the World Trade Center castastrophe to his beloved New York City itself, Auster displays all his customary flair, wit and insight." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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4 Auster, Paul The Red Notebook and Other Writings
London Faber and Faber 1995 0571174329 / 9780571174324 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Pages age tanned. "True stories, prefaces and interviews by the author of The New York Trilogy and Mr. Vertigo." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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5 Beckett, Samuel Imagination Dead Imagine
London Calder & Boyars 1971 Reprint Paperback Very Good Very Good 
Minimal shelfwear, unmarked, 14 page monologue. Trans. from the French by the author 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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6 Belloc, Hilaire Avril : being essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance
London Duckworth and Co. 1910 Reissue Hard Cover Very Good No D/W 
Dark blue cloth boards in very good condition. blind stamped logo to fornt panel, gilt title to spine clear and bright. PO sticker front pastedown, endpapers and fore-edges tanned, B & W frontis "The Beauty of this World" intact and clear. A lovely copy. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Untold Stories, Bennett, Alan
7 Bennett, Alan Untold Stories
London, United Kingdom Faber & Faber, Limited 2005 0571228305 / 9780571228300 First/First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
An unmarked copy in excellent condition. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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8 Brodsky, Joseph On Grief and Reason : Essays
London Penguin 1997 0140250573 / 9780140250572 Paperback Very Good 
Unmarked, no creasing to spine, pages lightly tanned. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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9 Bukowski, Charles; Ross, Alan (editor) Would You Suggest Writing as a Career? Cover story in London Magazine February/March 1974 Volume 13/Number 6
London London Magazine 1974 Paperback Very Good 
144 page magazine of which this 12 page Bukowski essay is the cover story, with the author featuring on front panel. Internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, faint crease to lower right corner front panel. Other authors in this issue include David Pownall, G. G. Marquez, David Mladinov and Neilson Graham. 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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10 Daisaku Ikeda Embracing the Future (English and Japanese Edition)
Tokyo Japan Times,The, 2008 4789013162 / 9784789013161 First Hard Cover Nr. Fine Nr. Fine 
Contains English and Japanese versions of essays by Daisaku Ikeda that first appeared in the English-language newspaper The Japan Times Between September 2003 and January 2008. In excellent, unmarked condition complete with original promotional band and blue ribbon marker. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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11 Haldane, J. B. S Keeping cool and other Essays
London Chatto & Windus 1940 Presume First Hard Cover Good Good 
PO name to front pastedown, prev. bookseller sticker ffep, fore-edges tanned and foxed, sl. foxing, moreso last few pages, blue board edges faded. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, spine faded. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Hot And Cold: essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction, Hell, Richard
12 Hell, Richard Hot And Cold: essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction
U.S.A. Powerhouse Books 2001 1576870820 / 9781576870822 Stated First edition/first Printing Hard Cover As New As New 
An unmarked "gift quality" book in excellent condition. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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13 Leiris, Michel Brisees: Broken Branches
San Francisco North Point Pr 1989 0865473757 / 9780865473751 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 

Price: 25.00 AUD
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14 Mitford, Jessica The Making of a Muckraker
London Quartet Books 1980 0704333392 / 9780704333390 Paperback Very Good 
PO name, prev. bookseller stamp, age tanned pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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15 Ozick, Cynthia Portrait of the Artist as a Bad Character: And Other Essays on Writing
United Kingdom Pimlico 1996 0712674845 / 9780712674843 Paperback Very Good 
An unmarked copy with tanned pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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16 Pasolini, Pier Paolo; Barnett, Louise K. (edited by) Heretical Empiricism
Indiana University Press 1988 0253327172 / 9780253327178 First English Language Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
D/W with sl. edgewear, crease to front flap (now prrotected). 
Price: 110.00 AUD
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17 Rushdie, Salman Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991
New York Viking Press 1991 0670839523 / 9780670839520 First American Edition Hardcover with dust Jacket Very Good Very Good 
Spine sl. slanted, remainder mark lower fore-edges, D/W price-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 Rushdie, Salman Step Across This Line : Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
London Jonathan Cape 2002 0224061607 / 9780224061605 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 

Price: 25.00 AUD
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Mortals and Others: American Essays, 1931-35 Volume 1, Russell, Bertrand
19 Russell, Bertrand Mortals and Others: American Essays, 1931-35 Volume 1
London Allen & Unwin 1975 0041900073 / 9780041900071 First Hardcover with dust Jacket Very Good Fair 
Blue cloth with silver title to spine, sl. edgewear to corners and spine ends, PO name ffep, minimal spotting to eps. D/W edgeworn, chipped, creased (now protected). 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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20 Taki (Taki Theodoracopulos) Princes, Playboys, & High-class Tarts
Aust. Doubleday 1984 0868241687 / 9780868241685 First Australasian Edition Trade Paperback Good Drawson, Blair 
Wraps with creasing to both front and back panels, tiny split lower back spine fold, bump to lower front spine fold, fore-edges tanned, internally unmarked. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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