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Sir Ronald Wilson : a Matter of Conscience

By: Buti, Antonio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Western Australia Press: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015812

ISBN: 0980296412

Condition: Nr. Fine


Media release laid in. View more info

The Tongue Set Free: Remembrance of a European Childhood

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028045

ISBN: 1862073031

Condition: New


A new, urnead copy with age tanned pages. The first volume of Canetti's three volume autobiography. View more info

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The play of the Yes

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028046

ISBN: 1862073058

Condition: New


A new, urnead copy with age tanned pages. The third volume of Canetti's three volume autobiography. View more info

The Tongue Set Free, PLUS The Toch in My Er

By: Canetti, Elias

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch:

Seller ID: 031254

Condition: Very Good


The fist two volumes of Elias Canetti's three volume autobiography (published 1988 and 1989), both unmarked and in very good condition with unclipped dust jackets. Pages are age tanned. View more info

Violets for the Emperor: The life of Louisa de Mercy-Argenteau, 1837-1890

By: Caraman-Chimay, Therese de

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028576

ISBN: 0002728710

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, spine sl. slanted, colourful dust jacket unclipped and intact (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

No Run-of-the-Mill : a Biography of Henry Beaufort Somerset

By: Carolan, Jane Mayo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 023764

ISBN: 1740971086

Condition: Nr. Fine


A beautifully produced, unread, new book. Unmarked, illustrated eps. View more info

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Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

By: Caroline Evans; Alexander Fury; Shonagh Marshall

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029782

ISBN: 0847841723

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book published to accompany an exhibition of the same name held at Somerset House London November 2013-March 2014. View more info

Ginger for Pluck :the Life and Times of Miss Georgina King

By: Carter, Jennifer M. T.; Cross, Roger

Price: $22.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield :Press: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028173

ISBN: 1743051719

Condition: As New


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The Difficulties of My Position: The Diaries of Prison Governor John Buckley Castieau, 1855-1884

By: Castieau, J.B. and Finnane, Mark (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030889

ISBN: 0642107939

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread book with minimal edgewer to wraps. View more info

Image for Queens of Havana : The Amazing Adventures of the Legendary Anacaona, Cuba's First All-girl Dance Band

Queens of Havana : The Amazing Adventures of the Legendary Anacaona, Cuba's First All-girl Dance Band

By: Castro, Alicia;Kummels, Ingrid;Schafer, Manfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grove Press Inc.: 2007

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 025749

ISBN: 0802118569

Condition: As New


"With its spirited narrator riffing on love, rum, and the power of the Cuban sun as she leads us through the Havana of yesterday and toay, Queens of Havana is a touching piece of hidden history guaranteed to set your heart racing and your toes tapping!" View more info

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Frida & Diego: Art, Love, Life

By: Catherine Reef

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 2014

Seller ID: 031493

ISBN: 0547821840

Condition: As New


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Explores the lives and work of both painters in this lush and inspiring dual biography, lavishly illustrated with numerous archival photos and full-color reproductions of the artists work." View more info

Victor Kennedy : In Pursuit of Sunlight

By: Cavill, Marina

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aust., Cavill Press: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 014106

ISBN: 064644090X

Condition: Very Good


"Victor Kennedy, a consistent campaigner for the works of Australian writers, was a progressive force in developing Australian literature." View more info

School Days

By: Chamoiseau, Patrick;Coverdale, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 022995

ISBN: 1862071632

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, unmarked, pages lightly age tanned. Chamoiseau's beautiful and moving account of his childhood is also a serious fable about language and power." View more info

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Toyo : a Memoir

By: Chan, Lily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2012

Seller ID: 028240

ISBN: 1863955739

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

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The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses

By: Chandler Burr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: Second U.S. Printing

Seller ID: 031578

ISBN: 0375507973

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. D/W price-clipped. View more info

Oliver Messel: A Biography

By: Charles Castle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Seller ID: 030795

ISBN: 0500234345

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. Foreword by ir John Gielgud. "I attempted to use every device to make as much magic as possible" (Oliver Messel). View more info

The Coloured Lands

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sheed & Ward: 1938

Edition: First, Pub. November 1938

Seller ID: 004772

Condition: Very Good


"...crammed with the things you would have got from Chesterton had you been his week-end guest. There are fairy stories with his own illustrations, comic verse, satirical ballads, caricatures of himself, an introduction to the Study of Demonology, fantastic pictures in many colours, black and white illustrations of curious themes..." Green cloth boards with light edgewear, numerous sketches, superb colour plates. Illus D/W (now protected). View more info

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The Day John Died

By: Christopher Andersen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 030880

ISBN: 0688172032

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with a slightly slanted spine. View more info

Painting as a Pastime

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 022064

Condition: Good


Beige cloth boards unevenly faded, PO name ffep plus mark where prev. price sticker removed. D/W edgeworn, creased, piece missing lower edge back panel (now protected View more info

Ciano's Diary: 1937-1943

By: Ciano, Galeazzo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028984

ISBN: 1842124765

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition, faint reading crease to spine. View more info