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Erte: Things I Remember

By: Erte

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Book Co.: 1975

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 030229

ISBN: 081290575X

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, includes superb plates, both coloured and black & white, patterned eps, gilt title to spine remains bright. D/W edgeworn with nicks and tears (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Oscar Wilde : a present Time Appraisal

By: Ervine, St John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026129

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with sl. edgewear, Seven Arts Book Club ex libris bookplate (no PO name inserted) front pastedown with corresponding tanning to ffep. D/W price-clipped with sl. edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Graven Image: An Autobiographical Textbook

By: Farleigh, John

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1940

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 019185

Condition: Very Good


PO name and prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, fore-edges tanned and spotted, illustrated boards unmarked with minimal edgewear. D/W price-clipped, sl. edgewear, spotting to verso. View more info

A Fellow no More

By: Felloes, Traci

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aust., Gary Allen: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014955

ISBN: 1875169652

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

High Financier: The Lives and Times of Siegmund Warburg

By: Ferguson Niall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane/Penguin: 2010

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028917

ISBN: 0713998717

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Pages lightly tanned. View more info

Henry Miller : A Life

By: Ferguson, R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1992

Seller ID: 012271

ISBN: 0091770777

Condition: Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps, spine creased and slanted, pages tanned, PO name/details View more info

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Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life

By: Ferry, Georgina

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029319

ISBN: 1862071675

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. "This is a beautifully clear evocation of the science that lay at the heart of Dorothy Hodgkin's life." View more info

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J. V. Barry : A Life

By: Finnane, Mark;Myrtle, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Univ of New South Wales: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026002

ISBN: 086840845X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with very sl. slanted spine. View more info

Captain James Cook: Seaman and Scientist

By: Finnis, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Chaucer Pr: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026613

ISBN: 190444914X

Condition: Fine


An unmarked "gift quality"book in excellent condition. "Superbly illustrated with Bill Finnis's photographs, maps and evoctive sketches from his own six-year voyage, as well as charts, paintings and engravings of the period, this fascinating tudy offers a unique understanding of Captain James Cook, seaman and scientist. View more info

That Miss Hobhouse

By: Fisher, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025162

ISBN: 0436157020

Condition: Good


Ex-library with associated stamps, barcode. Tape marks to eps. B & W frontis intact and unmarked. View more info

Wounded Prophet : A Portrait of Henri J.M. Nouwen

By: Ford, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Darton, Longman & Todd: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023166

ISBN: 023252274X

Condition: Very Good


PO name/details. A very good copy. View more info

Daphne Du Maurier

By: Forster, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Chatto & Windus: 1993

Seller ID: 026536

ISBN: 0701136995

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked and in very good condition. D/W with closed tear to lower front flap fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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An Autobiography :To the Is-land; An Angel at My table; The envoys from Mirror City

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Women's Press, Limited, The: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024985

ISBN: 0704350602

Condition: Very Good


An excellent unmarked, apparently unread copy, sl. tanning to fore-edges but no other defects, D/W intact and unclipped. View more info

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The Photo Album of Saint Therese of Lisieux

By: Francois De Sainte-Marie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Christian Classics: 1993

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 029996

ISBN: 0870611771

Condition: Very Good


A beautifully produced book with endpapers showing the plan of hte convent and ground of the Carmel of Lisieux. Brown boards with bright gilt title to spine. Small gift inscription but otherwise unmarked and in fine condition. D/W price-clipped but also very good. "Through an unusual combination of research, skill and chance, these authentic unretouched photographs of St. Therese have come to light. They were taken in the most part by her sister Celine (Sister Genevieve of the Holy Face) within the walls of the Carmel of Lisieux." View more info

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Jackson Pollock: Energy Made Visible

By: Friedman, B. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Da Capo Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 020868

ISBN: 0306806649

Condition: Nr. Fine - New


Nowhere is the complex and destructive painter Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) revealed with more compassion and insight than in this exemplary biography. Friedman, a friend of Pollock's and active in the art world, shows him to be a brilliant man tormented by his relationship to his family; an artist who worked hard through years of poverty to achieve his controversial painting technique; the first American painter to gain an international reputation for himself and for what has been variously called Action Painting or Abstract Expressionism; and a man who struggled with alcohol and the tension b... View more info

Martin Buber's Life and Work: The Later Years, 1945-1965

By: Friedman, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., Wayne State Univ Pr: 1988

Seller ID: 020706

ISBN: 0814319467

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, no creasing to spine, internally unmarked in excellent condition. View more info

Martin Buber's Life and Work: The Middle Years, 1923-1945

By: Friedman, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., Wayne State Univ Pr: 1988

Seller ID: 021670

ISBN: 0814319459

Condition: Nr. Fine


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Martin Buber's Life and Work: The Early Years, 1878-1923

By: Friedman, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., Wayne State Univ Pr: 1988

Seller ID: 026560

ISBN: 0814319440

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, sl. creasing to upper edge and corners front panel, no creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info

Coleridge, the Damaged Archangel.

By: Fruman, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen and Unwin: 1972

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 018344

ISBN: 0048090050

Condition: Very Good


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And the clock Struck Thirteen : The life and Thoughts of Kaurna Elder Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O'Brien

By: Gale, Mary-Anne (as Told to)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014110

ISBN: 1862547300

Condition: Nr. Fine


The story of Kaurna man Uncle Lewis O'Brien and his family, beginning with his great, great grandmother Kudnarto - the first Aboriginal woman to marry a white man in South Australia. View more info