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Patty Diphusa and Other Writings

By: Almodovar, Pedro

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Faber & Faber: 1992

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 029476


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." View more info

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Soundings

By: Anita Brookner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1998

Seller ID: 030371


"A collection of essays and articles on art and literature, written over the course of the last twenty-five years by a writer who has earned recognition as much for her academic status as for the accomplishment of her literary career." An unmarked copy. View more info

Curious Pursuits : Occasional Writing 1970-2005

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 2005

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 018393


Remainder mark lower fore-edges otherwise unmarked. View more info

The Red Notebook and Other Writings

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1995

Seller ID: 013817


Pages age tanned. "True stories, prefaces and interviews by the author of The New York Trilogy and Mr. Vertigo." View more info

Collected Prose: Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces, And Collaborations With Artists

By: Auster, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019485


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." View more info

Avril : being essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1910

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 027208


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. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Faber & Faber, Limited: 2005

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025255


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

On Grief and Reason : Essays

By: Brodsky, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 023682


Unmarked, no creasing to spine, pages lightly tanned. View more info

Would You Suggest Writing as a Career? Cover story in London Magazine February/March 1974 Volume 13/Number 6

By: Bukowski, Charles; Ross, Alan (editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, London Magazine: 1974

Seller ID: 026533


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. View more info

Embracing the Future (English and Japanese Edition)

By: Daisaku Ikeda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan Times,The,: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027622


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. View more info

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Hot And Cold: essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction

By: Hell, Richard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Powerhouse Books: 2001

Edition: Stated First edition/first Printing

Seller ID: 029119


An unmarked "gift quality" book in excellent condition. View more info

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And Yet...: Essays

By: Hitchens, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 029575


A brand new unmarked book. "With this posthumous volume, his reputation and his readers will continue to grow." View more info

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The Best Australian Essays 2012

By: Koval, Ramona (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029835


An unmarked apparently unread copy. Contributors include Helen Garner, Peter Robb, David Marr, Gillian Mears and many more. View more info

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The Best Australian Essays 2013

By: Manne, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2013

Seller ID: 029682


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

The Making of a Muckraker

By: Mitford, Jessica

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1980

Seller ID: 013022


PO name, prev. bookseller stamp, age tanned pages. View more info

Chihuahuas, Women and Me : Essays

By: Nowra, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Giramondo Publishing: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010488


"Looking back over these essays I am surprised at how revealing they are. Essentially this collection is a parade of my obsessions and enthusiasms, and as such could be read as a memoir." An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages, no creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info

Heretical Empiricism

By: Pasolini, Pier Paolo; Barnett, Louise K. (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1988

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 016995


D/W with sl. edgewear, crease to front flap (now prrotected). View more info

The Double Flame : Essays on Love and Eroticism.

By: Paz, Octavio

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1996

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 029926


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned fore-edges, in original unclipped dust jacket with small chip to front flap fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009829


Spine sl. slanted, remainder mark lower fore-edges, D/W price-clipped. View more info

Step Across This Line : Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023514


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