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Satie: Seen Through His Letters

By: Volta, Ornella

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Marion Boyars: 1989

Seller ID: 016484

ISBN: 0714528110

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly age tanned, two tiny indentations (not holes) to ffep and following three pages. View more info

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Hugo Wolf: A Biography

By: Walker, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton Univ Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 022684

ISBN: 069102720X

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, spine faded but no creasing. View more info

Rilka's Feasts : stories and recipes for family and Friends

By: Warbanoff, Rilka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028613

ISBN: 073332973X

Condition: As New


An unmarkedf "gift quality" copy. "A colourful mix of Eastern European, Irish and contemporary Australian recipes for every occasion, from flamboyant ABC Local Radio foodie Rilka Warbanoff." View more info

Asia is People

By: Warner, Peggy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030365

Condition: Very Good


Red illustrated boards remain clean and bright, internally unmarked, pages and fore-edges age tanned, minimal edgewear to wraps. D/W torn and edgeworn (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). Peggy Warner gives us her view of Asian life - "a penetrating and at all times witty analysis of Asian moods and motives." View more info

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Jim Thompson: The House on the Klong

By: Warren, William;Beurdeley, Jean-Michel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore, Editions Didier Millet: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029920

ISBN: 9813018682

Condition: Very Good


Superb book with minimal edgewear to spine ends, D/W with tiny closed tear to upper spine (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover) presented in the original green Thai silk covered slipcase, in good, slightly marked, condition. View more info

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Macbeth : a true Story

By: Watson, Fiona

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 023139

ISBN: 1849161607

Condition: New


"The Macbeth conjured up by Shakespeare bears almost no resemblance to the king who ruled Scotland between 1040 and 1057. Indeed, it is difficult to exaggerate how great an injustice history has inflicted on this man." View more info

A Little Learning : The First volume of an Autobiography By Evelyn Waugh

By: Waugh, Evelyn; Amory, Mark (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021543

ISBN: 0413519309

Condition: Very Good


Pages age tanned, internally unmarked. D/W price-clipped with some edgewear (now protected). View more info

A Modern Pilgrim in Mecca

By: Wavell, A. J. B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company, Ltd.: 1918

Seller ID: 000154

Condition: Fair


Although not stated appears to be 2nd edition ('new cheaper edition') and includes an introduction by Major Leonard Darwin, B & W frontis of the author in Damascus 1908, index and map; ffep missing, pages browned, hardcover marked and in poor condition with significant wear and fraying on lower edges and spine, water mark on top edge of B & W frontis of the author, internal pages otherwise clean and intact. View more info

The Diary of Beatrice Webb: Volume 1 1873-1892 Glitter around and Darkness Within; Volume 2 1892-1905 All the Good Things of Life

By: Webb, Beatrice; MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (edited by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1982

Seller ID: 018274

ISBN: 0860682099

Condition: Very Good


Offered as a two volume set. Volume 2 pub. 1983, ISBN 0860682102. Both D/W have sunned spines. View more info

Kylee Webb's Tuning Into Schizophrenia

By: Webb, Kylee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kew, Australia, Draw Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 027235

ISBN: 1875759050

Condition: Very Good


Ï hope reading my story will bring enlightenment to others who also face schizophrenia." An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

French Ties : love, Life & Recipes

By: Webster, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Group: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028950

ISBN: 0670073946

Condition: Nr. Fine


Exquisitely produced book with loads of beautiful photographs, wonderful text and recipes galore - a 'must have' for Francophiles. An unmarked book with minimal edgwear to spine ends and corners. Gorgeous! View more info

Glimpses And Reflections

By: Wee Kim Wee

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singapore, Landmark Books: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029439

ISBN: 9813065877

Condition: Very Good


PO gift inscription but o/w unmarked. "That a boy from a poor kampong of bullock cart drivers who stopped school at age 15 to work as a dispatch clerk could rise to join top management of The Straits Times group, and become a diplomat and Head of State is remarkable in itself. What is even more engaging are the insights into his character, values and beliefs." View more info

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Paris Was a Woman: Portraits from the Left Bank

By: Weiss, Andrea

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030967

ISBN: 004440929X

Condition: Fine


"An illustrated collective portrait of the unique community of women who became known as the 'women of the Left Bank'. Authors Colette, Djuna Barnes and Gertrude Stein, poets H.D. and Natalie Clifford Barney, painters Romaine Brooks and Marie Laurencin, editors Bryher, Alice Toklas, Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap, photographers Berenice Abbott and Gisele Freund, booksellers Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier, and journalist Janet Flanner all figured in this legendary milieu." An unmarked copy in excellent condition View more info

A Room in Bombay & Other Stories

By: Wentworth-Walsh, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pluto Press Australia: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028382

ISBN: 1864032499

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages. "This intriguing and colourful collection of stories was written when the author first visited India in 1949, and during her return in the 1980s. A beauitfully crafted book it is startlingly fresh in a style reminiscent of the late Alistair Cooke's Letters from America." View more info

Kenyatta (World Leaders Past and Present) (World Leaders Past & Present)

By: Wepman, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chelsea House Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030849

ISBN: 0222012544

Condition: Very Good


Laminated boards with small chip to front panel, internally unmarked. "Prophet, saviour, barbarian, murderer - these are some of the names the world has called Jomo Kenyatta, who was born in British East Africa in 1894 and was later to confront the injustices of racism and colonism in his native Kenya." View more info

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Kennedy: A Cultural History of an American Icon

By: White, Mark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Bloomsbury Academic: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027101

ISBN: 1441161864

Condition: Brand New


An unmarked brand new copy. "Probably no other figure in history has created such a positive impression on people throughout the world today than Kennedy. This book seeks to explain how this hapopened, and to consider the extent to which the image conformed to the reality of the man." View more info

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Tolkien : A Biograph

By: White, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Amer Library: 2003

Seller ID: 008495

ISBN: 0451212428

Condition: Brand New


Tolkien: A Biography by Michael White is a comprehensive, in-depth, and entertaining biography of one of the greatest and most influential fantasy authors of modern time, J.R.R. Tolkien. View more info

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Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory

By: Wilcken, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury UK: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029573

ISBN: 0747583625

Condition: Brand New


An unmarked brand new copy in dust jacket. "Claude Levi-Strauss was one of the most influential intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, whose ideas and methods inspired the work of Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes and Jacques Lacan, and arguably changed the face of Western thought." View more info

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Richard Strauss: An Intimate Portrait

By: Wilhelm, Kurt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023965

ISBN: 0500281599

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

One Leg Too Few : The Adventures of Peter Cook & Dudley Moore

By: William Cook

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Preface Publishing: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031083

ISBN: 1848093330

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition, minimal edgewear to dust jacket (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info