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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

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Alcatraz-1259

By: William G. Baker

Price: $22.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2013

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to PO by Author

Seller ID: 029310

ISBN: 148275407X

Condition: Very Good


"A true account of life at Alcatraz written by a former prisoner." Inscribed to PO by author but o/w unbmarked and in very good condition. View more info

The Richard Tapestry of My Persian Years : Memoirs of Maud Hannah (Molly) Williams, a Missionary Nurse, 1937-1974

By: Williams, Molly

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bendigo, Keith Cole Publications: 1994

Inscription: Inscribed to PO By Author

Seller ID: 030465

ISBN: 0908447396

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to PO on card pasted to title page. View more info

Olga's Story

By: Williams, Stephanie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 022269

ISBN: 0670913766

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Based on Olga's own storeies, scraps of notebooks and letters, and painstaking research, Olga's Story is a heart-rending account of the life of the author's grandmother. From the comfort of her family to the terror of revolution and dangerous journeys in exile, Olga's Story is an epic tale." View more info

Brothers to Us : The Story of a Remarkable Family's Fight Against Apartheid

By: Williamson, Kristin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 030324

ISBN: 0670876569

Condition: Very Good


"After ten years' research both in and outside South Africa, Kristin Williamson has written the remarkable story of four unassuming brothers who attempted to achieve the impossible. The Watsons are not just brothers in blood, but brothers in spirit with their land and its people. Their story will move and inspire you." Unmarked except for faint water stain which has caused minimal waviness to first few pages, fore-edges lightly tanned. View more info

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Harold Robbins : the Man who invented Sex

By: Wilson, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021929

ISBN: 0747592659

Condition: As New


"To mark the tenth anniversary of Harold Robbins' death, Andrew Wilson has written the first biography of a man whose obsessional pursuit of success would ultimately lead to his downfall." View more info

The Melancholy Dane : A Portrait of the Poet as a Young Man

By: Wilson, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW, Australia, Woodbine Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 016561

ISBN: 0949557218

Condition: Nr. Fine


The author's 19th book, and second book of poetic memoirs following on from The Mullumbimby Kid. A new, unread copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life

By: Wilson, Frances

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027097

ISBN: 0571230474

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

The Forgotten Naturalist: In Search of Alfred Russel Wallace

By: Wilson, John Grenfell

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029423

ISBN: 1875606726

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

The Life of William Blake

By: Wilson, Mona

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021371

Condition: Very Good


Board edges faded, two PO names/dates ffep, small bookseller sticker front pastedown. pages and fore-edges tanned, small mark to upper fore-edges, B & W frontis. D/W price-clipped with sl. edgewear (now protected). View more info

Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774

By: Wimsatt, William K; Pottle, Frederick A (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1960

Seller ID: 020407

Condition: Very Good


PO name written neatly ffep, PO stamp to title page and fore-edges, otherwise internally unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

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The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera

By: Wolfe, Bertram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chelsea Manor, Michigan, U.S.A., Scarborough Books/Stein and Day: 1990

Seller ID: 022200

ISBN: 081281259X

Condition: Very Good


Wraps with some edgewear and chipping, reading creases to spine, internally unmarked and in excellent condition, binding appears strong. "Captures a career more extravagant and dramatic than most fiction." View more info

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The Lost Boy: A Novella (Chapel Hill Books)

By: Wolfe, Thomas; Clark, James W. Jr. (edited with an Introduction by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The University of North Carolina Press: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 028452

ISBN: 0807844861

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy iwith minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

By: Wolpert, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford Univ Pr: 2002

Seller ID: 021884

ISBN: 019515634X

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, no creasing to spine, internally unmarked. View more info

The Smallest of All Persons Mentioned in the Records of Littleness

By: Wood, Gaby

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 027485

ISBN: 1861970889

Condition: Nr. Fine


First published in London Review of Books 1997. An unmarked copy, small format 64pps.The story of Caroline Crachami, at one time Britain's most famous dwarf, who died in 1824 and whose skeleton is now on display at London's Hunterian Museum, part of the Royal College of Surgeons. View more info

Letters to Keith

By: Woodhams, Libby

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Edgemark Art Services: 2005

Seller ID: 024682

ISBN: 0975746804

Condition: Very Good


24 page booklet. View more info

One Brief Interval : A Memoir of Sir Edward Woodward

By: Woodward, Edward

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Carlton, VIC, Australia, Miegunyah Press: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027477

ISBN: 0522851630

Condition: Nr. Fine


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Undiplomatic Activities

By: Woolcott, Richard (foreword by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026854

ISBN: 1921215380

Condition: Fine


An unmarked, as new book", "filled with anecdotes and tall tales form an extraordinary career that spanned the second half of the twentieth century, from junior diplomat in Cold War Moscow to secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra, via the capitals of Europe, Africa, Asia, the USA and the United Nations." View more info