Keyword: Biography


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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

Men of the Time in Australia : Victoria Series. 1878

By: N/A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Melbourne, McCarron Bird & Co.: 1978

Seller ID: 031497

Condition: Good

Cancelled library book with stamps but otherwise internally unmarked, prelims age tanned, library labels to spine, some edgewear to corners and spine ends. Biographies of notable Victorians. 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

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

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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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

Clifton Pugh : Patterns of a Lifetime : A Biography

By: Allen, Traudi

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1981

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author and Clifton Pugh

Seller ID: 024582

ISBN: 0170054438

Condition: Very Good

Signed by author and Clifton Pugh ffep otherwise unmarked. Boards sl. faded, View more info

The Poet Militant : Bernard O'Dowd

By: Anderson, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content Publishing: 1969

Edition: Revised And Enlarged Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 027606

Condition: Very Good

Pages age tanned. D/W with sl. edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

My Father's Island : a Galapagos Quest

By: Angemeyer J.; Angermeyer, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 023645

ISBN: 0140120343

Condition: Good

A gently read copy with sl. wear to wraps, chips to front panel, lightly tanned pages View more info

The man who was H.M. Bateman

By: Anthony Anderson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Webb & Bower: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031187

ISBN: 0906671574

Condition: Very Good

Internally unmarked, a hint of foxing on upper fore-edges. View more info

A Tribute to Michael Faraday

By: Appleyard, Rollo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027822

Condition: Good

Dark blue cloth boards with faded spine and upper front panel, PO name/date ffep, fore-edges tanned. No dust jacket. View more info

Life's About Learning : There are flowers In the Desert; After the desert, Unequally Yoked; The Last Lessons (four Volumes in slipcase)

By: Aspeling, Audrey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: South Australia, Seaview Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031372

Condition: Fine

Four volumes originally published 2000-2003, presented in dark green cardboard slipcase with collective title "Life's about Learning", Slipcase in very good condition with a couple of faint spots but no tears or splits.. Each book individually signed by the author. Audrey's first book tells her story of nursing in the outback, followef by her return to Melbourne and marriage, The final volume covers what is usually known as "old age", and the challenges it presents, View more info

Memoirs of a Loose Canon

By: Babbage, Stuart Barton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brunswick East, VIC, Australia, Acorn Press, Limited: 2004

Inscription: Inscribed to Po By Author

Seller ID: 021700

ISBN: 0908284586

Condition: Very Good

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Dare to Dream: The Life of M.S.Oberoi

By: Bachi J. Karkaria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Books India: 1993

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 029530

ISBN: 0140170545

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in very good condition. "Describes how a man of modest beginnings became the head of an internationally celebrated hotel chain, and shows how a major business is built up, run and kept at the top." View more info