Category: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs


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Gerard Manley Hopkins : The Kenyon Critics

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015559

Condition: Good

Black boards are marked and worn, PO name/address, internally very good, B & W frontis intact. View more info

A Century of Catholic Education : Brother Burke and His Associates

By: A Christian Brother; Egan, Rev. M. F. (preface by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ireland, Browne and Nolan: 1916

Seller ID: 024880

Condition: Good

Green cloth boards show some wear to spine folds and edges, endpapers and fore-edges tanned, PO name ffep (in pencil - could be erased), B & W frontis, 369 pps. View more info

Pleasant Abode

By: A. C. Edwards

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Buckland Publications: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030045

ISBN: 0721208029

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked, apparently unread book. "Somerset, that pleasant abode, which runneth to the Severn Sea." (Fuller). View more info

Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

By: Aaron Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Transit Lounge Publishing: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028616

ISBN: 1921924764

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unread, unmarked book."Like William Burroughs before him, Smith is on a journey to save his soul, but instead falls into the rich kaleidoscope of South American culture and ultimately discovers the truth that lies in the jungle or, sometimes, even closer to home." View more info

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Love's Apprentice: The Romantic Education of a Modern Woman

By: Abbott, Shirley

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023541

ISBN: 0395673690

Condition: Fine

"The story of every woman's search for love, written for every literate man and woman who seeks fulfillment in a relationship with another human being." View more info

Coleman : The Untold story of an AFL Legend

By: Ackerly

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Published by Author: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029278

ISBN: 0646917048

Condition: Nr. Fine

John Coleman was a spectacular and record-breaking, premiership full-forward for Essendon. He later returned to coach the Bombers to two more flags. But, both his playing career and his life were cut tragically short. Over the past forty years, the myth has grown - but mysteries have remained. An unmarked "gift quality" book complete with original red ribbon marker. Minimal edgewear to spine ends. View more info

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Tocororo : a Cuban Tale

By: Acosta, Carlos

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oberon Books Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 016585

ISBN: 1840024887

Condition: Nr. Fine

"Follows the making of Carlos Acosta's first piece of dance theatre as choreographer and star from rehearsals and its world premiere in Havana to its sell-out London season at Sadler's Wells Theatre." View more info

Marguerite Duras

By: Adler, Laure

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Gallimard: 1998

Seller ID: 025060

ISBN: 2070745236

Condition: Very Good

French language. Unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

This Is The Grass

By: Alan Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Longman Cheshire: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027982

ISBN: 0701515341

Condition: Very Good

The second folume of Alan Marshall's biography, following the now classic I can Jump Puddles. Incribed to PO on first page. Appears unread. Small closed tear to upper spine. View more info

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Monsieur Proust

By: Albaret, Celeste;Belmont, Georges

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., New York Review of Books: 2003

Seller ID: 020778

ISBN: 1590170598

Condition: Very Good

English text (translated from the French by Barbara Bray). Foreword by Andre Aciman. Prev. bookseller sticker back panel. View more info

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The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer

By: Alexander, Alison (with

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027100

ISBN: 1742375693

Condition: Brand New

A brand new unmarked copy."In a period when most ladies sat at home with their embroidery, Jane Franklin achieved fame throughout the world, and was probably the best travelled woman of her day." View more info

William Plomer: A Biography

By: Alexander, Peter F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 023218

ISBN: 0192122436

Condition: Very Good

Appears unread, media release laid in. View more info

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Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World

By: Ali, Muhammad; Collings, Mark (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sanctuary Publishing: 2002

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 029893

ISBN: 186074401X

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy, fore-edges lightly tanned, D/W with vertical crease to front flap fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Fournier, the Compleat Typographer (Ars Typographica Library)

By: Allen Hutt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030585

ISBN: 0584103506

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked book in excellent condition. "Pierre Simon Fournier ("le jeune') lived a mere 56 yeas (1752-1768) yet became the most outstaanding typographic artist of his age." View more info

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Gore Vidal's America

By: Altman, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Polity Press: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018953

ISBN: 0745633633

Condition: Nr. Fine

Minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

A Tear in the Soul

By: Amanda Webster

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of New South Wales Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029934

ISBN: 1742235131

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked book in excellent condition. No creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info

D'Ydewalle, Charles

By: An interlude in Spain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Reader's Union: 1946

Seller ID: 010515

Condition: Good

PO sticker ffep. Pages tanned. View more info

The Poet Militant : Bernard O'Dowd

By: Anderson, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content Publishing: 1969

Edition: Revised And Enlarged Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 027606

Condition: Very Good

Pages age tanned. D/W with sl. edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

The Freud Journal

By: Andreas-Salome, Lou

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1987

Seller ID: 017779

ISBN: 0704300222

Condition: Very Good

Appears unread, pages lightly tanned. View more info

My Father's Island : a Galapagos Quest

By: Angemeyer J.; Angermeyer, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 023645

ISBN: 0140120343

Condition: Good

A gently read copy with sl. wear to wraps, chips to front panel, lightly tanned pages View more info