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The Big Jump: Lindbergh and the Great Atlantic Air Race

By: Bak, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley: 2011

Edition: First/First Priinting

Seller ID: 029314

ISBN: 0471477524

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new copy which "tells the epic story of the boyish aviator who captured the world's imagination with his solo flight to Paris after several others had vanished in the attempt." View more info

In Extremis : The Life of Laura Riding

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1993

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 023025

ISBN: 024112834X

Condition: Very Good


The book is in excellent, unmarked condition. D/W price-clipped with sl. creasing to back pane (now protected). View more info

At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

By: Bakewell, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2012

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 031409

ISBN: 0701186585

Condition: Fine


An unmarked as new book which "tells the story of modern existentialism as one of passionate encounters between people, minds and ideas. From the 'king and queen of existentialism' - Sartre and de Beauvoir - to their wider circle of friends and adversaries including Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Irish Murdoch, this book is an enjoyable and original journey through a capivating intellectual movement.: View more info

Supreme Federalist : The Political Life of Sir John Downer

By: Bannon, J. C.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020339

ISBN: 1862548358

Condition: Brand New


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The Beecher Sisters

By: Barbara A. White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029986

ISBN: 0300099274

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "This monumental book significantly expands our knowledge and understanding of the social history of women, and it does so in an engaging manner that will appeal to both the scholar and the general reader." View more info

A Very Private Eye: An Autobiography in Diaries and Letters

By: Barbara Pym

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, E P Dutton: 1984

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 029873

ISBN: 0525242341

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. Colourful D/W with sl. edgewear, spine faded, price-clipped View more info

Natives Were Friendly So We Stayed the Night

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029404

ISBN: 0333225589

Condition: Very Good


Noel Barber's unrepentant autobiography begins in Paris immediately after the war, and continues through his career as a foreign correspondent. It's a book of famous names - Churchill, Onassis, the Aga Khan, Picasso, Somerset Maugham and many more. Much better than fiction! View more info

Irina : Ballet, Life and Love

By: Baronova, Irina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010155

ISBN: 0670028487

Condition: Fine - as New


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The Memory Palace : a Memoir

By: Bartok, Mira

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 2011

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028494

ISBN: 1439183317

Condition: As New


An unmarked apparently unread book. " Elegantly written, the book details what it is to grow up with a mother with schizophrenia and sensitively assesses the long-term effects her mother's illness had on both her and her sister." View more info

The Weapons Detective : The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector

By: Barton, Rod

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 019590

ISBN: 0975076957

Condition: New


Minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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The Art of Literary Biography

By: Batchelor, John (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press Oxford: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 019957

ISBN: 0198182899

Condition: As New


Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the most immediate and accessible modes of writing about literature. This book examines such literary figures as Conrad, Lawrence,... View more info

Alone in the Sky

By: Batten, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Technical Books: 1979

Seller ID: 021370

ISBN: 0906393019

Condition: Very Good


This edition base don "My Life" published by Harrap in 1938. Original price sticker ffep, In excellent condition but a couple of small spots to upper fre-edges. View more info

Henry Fielding: A Life

By: Battestin, Martin C.;Battestin, Ruthe R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021177

ISBN: 0415014387

Condition: Very Good


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The Inner Man: The Life of J. G. Ballard

By: Baxter, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Orion Publishing: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029607

ISBN: 0297863525

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book with sl. bump to lower right corner front panel. View more info

Gundowringa : the Life and Work of Carles Ernest Prell, O.B.E.

By: Bayley, , William A.`

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crookwell, Gundowringa: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028931

Condition: Very Good


First published 1951, this is 1965 reprint. Internally unmarked, B & W frontis clear, Inscription to PO by Jeff Prell dated 1992 (presume grandson of Charles Ernest Prell). View more info

Near East

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025291

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, pages tanned, minimal spotting to eps, D/W intact with tanning and spotting to verso. View more info

Cecil Beaton's Diaries - The Strenuous Years: Diaries, 1948-55

By: Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy;Buckle, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1973

Seller ID: 028302

ISBN: 0297766260

Condition: Fair


Ex-library copy with associated stamps. Colourful red dust jacket pasted to boards and covered in non-removable clear plastic. View more info

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The Unexpurgated Beaton: The Cecil Beaton Diaries As He Wrote Them, 1970-1980

By: Beaton, Cecil; Vickers, Hugo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2003

Edition: Stated First American Edition

Seller ID: 019176

ISBN: 1400041120

Condition: Very Good


Apparently unread. Small remainder dot lower fore-edges. D/W back panel with some black marks (? what) - now protected View more info

Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as They Were Written : More Unexpurgated Diaries

By: Beaton, Cecil; Vickers, Hugo (introduced by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024649

ISBN: : 0297645560

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy. "Savagely bitchy, brilliantly vivid and wonderfully gossip" (D/W blurb). View more info

Ludwid Becker : A Letter From Australia : Translated From The German By Thomas A. Darragh. With An Introduction And Notes By Thomas A. Darragh and Manfred Koehler

By: Becker, Ludwig; Darragh, Thomas A.; Koehler, Manfred

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Australia, Garravembi Press: 1993

Seller ID: 021869

ISBN: 1875486089

Condition: As New


A beautiful publication with textured paper, 3 tipped in plates, fold out page, errata slip laid in. Limited to 350 copies of which this is no. 147. View more info