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The Road to Middlemarch : My Life with George Eliot

By: Mead, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 027116

ISBN: 1922079324

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new copy. "A wise, humane and delightful study of what some regard as the best novel in English." (Harold Bloom). View more info

The Year of Reading Dangerously

By: Miller, Andy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2014

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028887

ISBN: 0007255756

Condition: As New


A brand-new, unread book, issued without dust jacket.Remainder mark to lower fore-edges View more info

The Satanic Nurses : And Other Literary Parodies

By: Miller, J. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Thomas Dunne Books: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027450

ISBN: 0312305443

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy. From Toni Morrison's "Belaboured" to Frank McCourt's "Angela's Eyelashes" - 44 witty and outrageous pieces that comprise this satiric anthology of counterfeit lit. View more info

The Ideal Book: Essays and Lectures on the Arts of the Book

By: Morris, William; Peerson, William S. (edited by)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1982

Seller ID: 028650

ISBN: 0520045637

Condition: Very Good


What looks like a bad erasure mark to ffep mars its otherwise fine interior. There is also a small chip in the blue boards of the back panel. The silver title to dark blue cloth spine remains bright and clear, Chapters include thoughts on the ornamented manuscripts of the Middle Ages, notes on the illuminated books of the same period, early illustrations of printed books and much more, including a note by William Morris on the aims in founding the Kelmscott Press. View more info

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Among the Gently Mad: Strategies and Perspectives for the Book-Hunter in the 21st Century

By: Nicholas A. Basbanes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry Holt and Co.: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 031108

ISBN: 0805051597

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked book - "a delightfully discursive twenty-first century guide to book collecting that combines a fresh respect for proven methods of acquisition with sound advice on how to use the exciting electronic tools now available." View more info

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By the Book : Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review

By: Paul, Pamela

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Henry Holt and Co.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028176

ISBN: 1627791450

Condition: As New


Interviews with writers as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Khaled Hosseini, Lee Child, J. K. Rowling - 65 intgruiging and fascinating exchanges from Pamela Paul's column in The New York Times Book Review each Sunday. View more info

Front Cover : Great Book Jacket and Cover Design

By: Powers, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027078

ISBN: 1840004215

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" book presented in original dust jacket with a tiny tear to upper back spine fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). "Complete with features on topics such as the Cold War novel, the auhtor as jacket artist and the Bond novel, and with almost 300 jackets illustrated in colour, this is an essential compendium of the book jacket for anyone with a passion for books and a love of great design." View more info

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The Book Lover's Cookbook : recipes Inspired By Celebrated works of Literature and he passages That Feature Them

By: Shaunda Kennedy Wenger; Janet Kay Jensen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 2003

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 028103

ISBN: 0345465008

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book perfect for the booklover who loves cooking, or the cook who loves reading. "A culinary and literary delight, a browser's cornucopia of reading pleasure, and a true inspiration in the kitchen." D/W price-clipped View more info

Book Art : Iconic Sculptures and installations Made from Books

By: Sloman, Paul

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Singapore, Page One: 2011

Seller ID: 029570

ISBN: 9812459170

Condition: Brand New


A brand new unmarked, unread book. "Book Art is a stunning documentation of current art, installation, and design created with and from books. The fascinating range of examples, which is as diverse as books themselves, offers eloquent proof that - despite digital media inroads as sources of text informaiton - the book's legacy as a carrier of ideas and communication is being expanded today in the creative realm." View more info

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Women Who Read Are Dangerous

By: Stefan Bollman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London, Abbeville Press: 2016

Seller ID: 031319

ISBN: 0789212560

Condition: Fine


A beautifully illustrated "gift quality" book - "A treasure trove of visual riches" (New York Times Book Review). View more info

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Bibliotopia Or, Mr. Gilbar's Book of Books & Catch-all of Literary Facts And Curiosities

By: Steven Gilbar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., David R Godine Pub: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027967

ISBN: 1567922953

Condition: Fine - New


A lovely book for the dedicated bibliophile. "How many trees must sacrifice their lives to produce a thousand copies of 96-page volume of verse?" These questions and more are answered in Bibliotopia. View more info

Children & Books : Sixth Editon

By: Sutherland, Zena; Monson, Dianne L.; Hill Arbuthnot, May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Scott Foresman and Company: 1981

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 029713

ISBN: 0673153770

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, illustrated boards bright and clean, 678 pps. View more info

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Enchanted Hunters : The Power of Stories in Childhood

By: Tatar. Maria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2009

Edition: Stated First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 027892

ISBN: 0393066010

Condition: As New


An unmarked as new book.Än ambitious and lyrical attempt to understand the power of reading in children's lifes, a brilliant and wide-ranging analysis of the stories that compel children's most intense involvement. View more info

Uncorrected Proof : The True History of the Australian Book Scene

By: The Blue News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 027128

ISBN: 0522852084

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with age tanned pages. Media release laid in. A (very) humourous look at the Australian book industry. View more info

Bookbindings and Rubbings of Bindings in the Victoria and Albert Museum

By: Weale, W. H. James

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019084

Condition: Very Good


Volume I (Introduction) and II (Catalogue) combined in one facsimile volume. PO name ffep, sl. spotting to side fore-edges, D/W rubbed and edgeworn with some small closed tears and piece missing upper back spine fold. This pioneer work on bookbinding has long been recognised as a fundamental work of reference."Over 900 bindings are described and numerous line reproductions of rolls, panel-stamps, binders' initials and ciphers are included." View more info