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The Brideshead Generation : Evelyn Waugh and His Friends

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029959

ISBN: 0395597692

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked. no creasing to spine, minimal shelfwear to wraps. 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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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

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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

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

Life and Death in Shanghai

By: Cheng, Nien

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press Inc.: 1987

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 026208

Condition: Very Good


ISBN shown as 0802112056 which is invalid. "This book is a factual account of what happened to me during the Cultural Revolution. The events are recorded in chronological order, just as they occurred." PO name ffep, small mark to front board, D/W with minimal edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). 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

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

James Beard : A Biography

By: Clark, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 019396

ISBN: 1898697655

Condition: Nr. Fine


"James Beard's ebullient personality, genuine culinary skills and tireless self promotion made him the first American to become a major food celebrity." Foreword by Julia Child. Published in the U.S. with the title The Solace of Food : A Life of James Beard. View more info

Napoleon

By: Cleare, C. R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putman's Sons: 1927

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005468

Condition: Good


Orange cloth boards with black title and decoration, cnrs bumped, age darkened strips on feps, small 'lump' front pastedown which has left a tiny indentation in following pages to about page 22, coloured frontis, internally tight and clean, D/W darkened and edgeworn with some loss to spine ends (now protected). A lovely little book View more info

Tarab : Travels with My Guitar

By: Cleves, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Transit Lounge Publishing: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020919

Condition: Nr. Fine


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

Flavius Josephus: The Jew Who Rendered Unto Caesar

By: Coburn, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019808

ISBN: 0234776900

Condition: Very Good


D/W price-clipped. View more info

Steadfast Knight: A Life Of Sir Hal Colebatch

By: Colebatch, Hal G. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Arts Center Pr: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012127

ISBN: 1920731393

Condition: Nr. Fine


Unread, small crease to top left corner back panel. Foreword by Geoffrey Blainey. View more info

The Life and Letters of Raja Rammohun Roy

By: Collet, Sophia Dobson (edited by Dilip Kumar Biswas and Prabhat Chandra Ganguli)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Sadharan Brahmo Samaj: 1962

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 023011

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards unmarked and in very good condition, PO name/details ffep, fore-edges tanned, small diagonal creases to top corner some pages where PO has folded to mark page, page 279 with total nine words underlined, two other pages have small (2cm) mark in margin (562 pps). D/W edgeworn with pieces missing upper spine and large piece missing lower spine (remnants now protected). View more info

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The Reporter and the Warlords: An Australian at Large in China's Republican Revolution

By: Collie, Craig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027099

ISBN: 1742377971

Condition: Brand New


A brand new unmarked copy. "Set against a background of the birth of mdoern China, this is the true story of Australian journalist W. H. Donald and his role in those turbulent events in the first half of the 20th century." View more info

A Play of Passion: Life of Sir Walter Raleigh

By: Coote, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1993

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027159

ISBN: 0333557417

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread book in "gift quality"condition." As an explorer, pirate, lover, poet, courtier, philosopher and political prisoner, he is a man of timeless fascination - a hero at once glamorous and tragic." View more info

Hitler's Generals

By: Correlli Barnett (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Weidenfeld: 1989

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 030693

ISBN: 1555841619

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, spine sl. concave, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges with some small marks. View more info

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Relish : the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer Victorian Celebrity Chef

By: Cowen, Ruth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2006

Seller ID: 028008

ISBN: 0753821966

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Before Ramsay, Rhodes or Oliver there was Alexis Soyer: best-selling author, entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, secret bigamist and colleague of Florence Nightingale." A very good unmarked copy. View more info

The Last of Spring

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029128

Condition: Good


Some wear to red cloth boards but gilt title to spine remains bright. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges red, others tanned. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, loss to spine tail, insect activity to flap folds, but the lovely illustration by Biro is worth preserving. View more info

British Writers of the Thirties

By: Cunningham, Valentine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 021457

ISBN: 0192826557

Condition: Very Good


Diagonal crease lower right corner front panel, no creasing to spine, tape marks to prelims otherwise internally unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info