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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

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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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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

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The Mystery of Lewis Carroll : Discovering the whimsical, Thoughtful, and Sometimses Lonely Man Who Created Alice in Wonderland

By: Woolf, Jenny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martins Press: 2010

Edition: First U.S. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 028664

ISBN: 1906598681

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book. View more info

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Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 2009

Seller ID: 025103

ISBN: 0805092463

Condition: Nr. Fine


"This intimate account of Oscar Wilde's life and writings is richer, livelier, and more personal than any book available about the brilliant writer, revealing a man who built himself out of books. His library was his reality, the source of so much that was vital to his life." View more info

Perkin: A Story of Deception

By: Wroe, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 020016

ISBN: 0224069705

Condition: Very Good


Very small stain (?tea) to upper fore-edges View more info

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Memoir : a History

By: Yagoda, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2009

Seller ID: 028256

ISBN: 159448886X

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark lower fore-edges. "Yagoda's elegant examination of memoir is at once a history of literature and taste, and an absorbing glimpse into what humans find interesting - one another." View more info

A Step Too Far : Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure

By: Yallop, Richard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 024683

ISBN: 0732911540

Condition: Very Good


Minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine, signed "Peter Bland" on title page. View more info

Fyodor Dostoyevsky 1821-1881

By: Yermilov, V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House:

Seller ID: 021787

Condition: Very Good


No date of publication. Cloth boards age tanned, esp. spine, making title hard to decipher. Fore-edges tanned, PO name ffep, no other markings. View more info

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Ian Potter: A Biography

By: Yule, Peter (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The MIegunyah Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027542

ISBN: 0522852521

Condition: Fine


Inscribed to PO by the author. Black boards, gilt title to spine, original black ribbon marker intact. This copy issued without dust jacket instead protected in bespoke black cardboard slipcase with D/W front panel pasted to front of slipcase. View more info

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Frank Zappa: In His Own Words

By: Zappa, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Omnibus Books: 1993

Seller ID: 029444

ISBN: 0711931003

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps, faint crease to front panel lower right corner, and back panel lower left corner. View more info

Red Princess : a revolutionary Life

By: Zinovieff, Sofka

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 022042

ISBN: 1862079714

Condition: Nr. Fine - New


Minimal shelfwear to wraps, faint crease to lower left corner back panel. View more info

Marie Antoinette : The portrait of an Average Woman

By: Zweig, Stefan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1934

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 029254

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards remain bright and unmarked, as does gilt title to spine. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges tanned and "dusty", side fore-edges with some marks, sl. edgewear to boards. No previous owner marks or inscriptions. The D/W is price-clipped, insect damaged, tanned, torn, grubby - the full catastrophe! "This latest study by Stefan Zweig is of the most unfortunate of queens and is an intimate biography that is history without being scandal." View more info