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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

The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott; Turnbull, Andrew (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1964

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 027363

Condition: Very Good


No dust jacket. Internally unmarked, fore-edges tanned, B & W frontis of author intact and clear. Includes letters to Zelda, Gerald and Sara Murphy, Ernest Hemingway and many more correspondents. 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 Genevi... 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 wha... 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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Just Passions : The Personal is Political

By: Galbally, Rhonda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Pluto Press: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025367

ISBN: 1864032960

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked book in excellent condition. View more info

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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

The life of Lord Byron

By: Galt, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1911

Seller ID: 006668

Condition: Very Good


Blind stamp decoration to green boards, gilt decoration to spine remains bright, eps. darkened and pages lightly tanned, B & W frontis. Everybody's Books series - a very good copy. View more info

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Autobiography of Henry VIII : with Notes by His Fool, Will Somers - a Novel

By: George, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Pan Macmillan: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024556

ISBN: 0330298739

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, pages age tanned, minimal wear to wraps. View more info

Galileo Galilei : a Biography and inquiry Into His Philosophy of Science

By: Geymonat, Ludovico

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009220

Condition: Good


PO name, some edgewear with small tear to back panel, PO notes laid in. View more info

Bernard Shaw : A Life

By: Gibbs, A. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, UNSW Press: 2006

Seller ID: 016733

ISBN: 0868408190

Condition: Very Good


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