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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 m... 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

Aldous Huxley. A Biography. Volume I: 1894 - 1939. Volume 2: 1939 - 1963.

By: Bedford, Sybille

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus in assn. With Collins:

Seller ID: 021214

Condition: Very Good


Presented as a two-volume set. Volume 1 published 1973, Volume 2 published 1974. Both volumes internally unmarked, sl. foxing upper fore-edges, sl. wear to boards, D/Ws with sl. edgewear, Vol. 2 spine faded and sl. marked (now protected). View more info

Vizard Uncut : The full Story

By: Bedwell, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne Univ Pr: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018425

ISBN: 0522854745

Condition: New


Remainder mark lower fore-edges. View more info

Letters of Max Beerbohm, 1892-1956

By: Beerbohm, Max; Hart-Davis, Rupert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 024771

ISBN: 0192826492

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages, sl. shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Virginia Woolf : a Biography (Volumes One & Two)

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025314

ISBN: 0701202912

Condition: Very Good


Volume One : Virginia Stephen 1882-1912 (sixth impression); Volume Two: Mrs. Woolf 1912-1941 (second impression). Both volumes with B & W frontis, illus eps, small PO name/date. View more info

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Saul Bellow : Letters

By: Bellow, Saul, Taylor, Benjamin (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 026743

ISBN: 0670022217

Condition: Brand New


A brand new, unmarked book. √Źntimte and ironical, rueful and amused, this vast self-portrait - indeed, the auobiography Bellow never wrote - shows the influences at work in the man and illuniates his enduring legacy: the novels and stories that earned him a Nobel Prize and the admiration of readers the world over. View more info

Last Days in Babylon :the story of The Jews of Baghdad

By: Benjamin, Marina

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 018311

ISBN: 0747586926

Condition: New


Marina Benjamin grew up in London feeling estranged from her family's exotic Middle Eastern ways. She refused to speak the Arabic her mother and grandmother spoke at home. She rejected the peculiar food they ate in favor of hamburgers and beer. But when Benjamin had her own child a few years ago, she realized that she was losing her link to the past. In "Last Days in Babylon," Benjamin delves into the story of her family's life among the Jews of Iraq in the first half... View more info

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George Higinbotham : Third Chief Justice of Victoria 1886-1892

By: Bennett, J. M.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Aust., The Federation Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019683

ISBN: 1862876282

Condition: Nr. Fine


Foreword by Professor Geoffrey Blainey. View more info