Category: Biography, Autobiography, Memoirs


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Gerard Manley Hopkins : The Kenyon Critics

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015559

Condition: Good

Black boards are marked and worn, PO name/address, internally very good, B & W frontis intact. View more info

A Century of Catholic Education : Brother Burke and His Associates

By: A Christian Brother; Egan, Rev. M. F. (preface by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ireland, Browne and Nolan: 1916

Seller ID: 024880

Condition: Good

Green cloth boards show some wear to spine folds and edges, endpapers and fore-edges tanned, PO name ffep (in pencil - could be erased), B & W frontis, 369 pps. View more info

Pont: an account of the life and work of Graham Laidler (1908-1940),: The great Punch artist

By: A. Bernard Hollowood

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031371

ISBN: 000211674X

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with sl. slant to spine, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown. D/W price-clipped. "Ponmt's first cartoon in Punch appeared in 1932 when he was 24. By this death eight years later he had revolutionised the art of cartooning an established a reputation which will turns bright today. View more info

Pleasant Abode

By: A. C. Edwards

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Buckland Publications: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030045

ISBN: 0721208029

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked, apparently unread book. "Somerset, that pleasant abode, which runneth to the Severn Sea." (Fuller). View more info

The Mistress's Daughter

By: A. M. Homes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031549

ISBN: 1862079307

Condition: Very Good

"The Mistress's Daughter has the beguiling pull of mystery, memory and surprise. I fell in love iwth it from the first page and read compulsively to the end." (Amy Tan). An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

By: Aaron Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Transit Lounge Publishing: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028616

ISBN: 1921924764

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unread, unmarked book."Like William Burroughs before him, Smith is on a journey to save his soul, but instead falls into the rich kaleidoscope of South American culture and ultimately discovers the truth that lies in the jungle or, sometimes, even closer to home." View more info

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Love's Apprentice: The Romantic Education of a Modern Woman

By: Abbott, Shirley

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 023541

ISBN: 0395673690

Condition: Fine

"The story of every woman's search for love, written for every literate man and woman who seeks fulfillment in a relationship with another human being." View more info

Coleman : The Untold story of an AFL Legend

By: Ackerly

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Published by Author: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029278

ISBN: 0646917048

Condition: Nr. Fine

John Coleman was a spectacular and record-breaking, premiership full-forward for Essendon. He later returned to coach the Bombers to two more flags. But, both his playing career and his life were cut tragically short. Over the past forty years, the myth has grown - but mysteries have remained. An unmarked "gift quality" book complete with original red ribbon marker. Minimal edgewear to spine ends. View more info

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Tocororo : a Cuban Tale

By: Acosta, Carlos

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oberon Books Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 016585

ISBN: 1840024887

Condition: Nr. Fine

"Follows the making of Carlos Acosta's first piece of dance theatre as choreographer and star from rehearsals and its world premiere in Havana to its sell-out London season at Sadler's Wells Theatre." View more info

Marguerite Duras

By: Adler, Laure

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Gallimard: 1998

Seller ID: 025060

ISBN: 2070745236

Condition: Very Good

French language. Unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor

By: Adrian Fort

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2013

Edition: First U.S. Edition/first Printing

Seller ID: 031568

ISBN: 031259903X

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages. "My vigor, vitality, and cheek repel me - I am the kind of woman I would run from" (Lady Nancy Astor). View more info

This Is The Grass

By: Alan Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Longman Cheshire: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027982

ISBN: 0701515341

Condition: Very Good

The second folume of Alan Marshall's biography, following the now classic I can Jump Puddles. Incribed to PO on first page. Appears unread. Small closed tear to upper spine. View more info

Butterfly on a Pin: A memoir of love, despair and reinvention

By: Alannah Hill (author)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hardie Grant Books: 2018

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030839

ISBN: 1743794258

Condition: As New

An unmarked "gift quality" book - "You might expect fluff and fashion...what you get is harrowing, full-strength, funny and deeply satisfying." (Zoe Foster Blake) View more info

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Monsieur Proust

By: Albaret, Celeste;Belmont, Georges

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., New York Review of Books: 2003

Seller ID: 020778

ISBN: 1590170598

Condition: Very Good

English text (translated from the French by Barbara Bray). Foreword by Andre Aciman. Prev. bookseller sticker back panel. View more info

The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, Parts I-II ()

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 031344

ISBN: 0060803320

Condition: Very Good

PO name, concave spine with reading creases but binding remains strong, faint crease to upper left corner back panel. "For years I have with reluctant heart withheld from publication this already completed book: my obligations to those still living outweighed my obligations to the dead. But now that State Security has seized the book anyway, I have no alternative but to publish it immediately." View more info

Frankie Derham : a Refuge Within

By: Alexander, Penelope F. B.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Grey Thrush Publishing: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030716

ISBN: 0958001650

Condition: Very Good

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

William Plomer: A Biography

By: Alexander, Peter F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 023218

ISBN: 0192122436

Condition: Very Good

Appears unread, media release laid in. View more info

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Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World

By: Ali, Muhammad; Collings, Mark (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sanctuary Publishing: 2002

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 029893

ISBN: 186074401X

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy, fore-edges lightly tanned, D/W with vertical crease to front flap fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

By: Alice Kaplan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031431

ISBN: 022624167X

Condition: As New

An unmarked as new copy. "Thoroughly enjoyable, and filled with fascinating thoughts and insights. A wonderfully elegant investigative journey, leading us from the first spark to the afterlife of Camus's novel." View more info

A Tear in the Soul

By: Amanda Webster

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of New South Wales Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029934

ISBN: 1742235131

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked book in excellent condition. No creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info