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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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Joan of Arc: The Legend and the Reality

By: Gies, Frances

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1981

Edition: Stated First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 019931

ISBN: 0690019424

Condition: Very Good


D/W with sl. edgewear, spine sl. faded (now protected). View more info

William Wordsworth: A Life

By: Gill, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1989

Seller ID: 017383

ISBN: 0198128282

Condition: Very Good


At age 28, William Wordsworth had neither a settled income nor the professional qualifications needed to secure one. He had no home, and he could not support the illegitimate child he had fathered during an impetuous love affair in France. The major part of a slim, anonymously issued volume of Lyrical Ballads was all he had to show for the years since he had left Cambridge, and yet he was convinced that he was called to be a major poet. Recognition came slowly, but by age 70 he was revered as a cultural icon, the Poet Laureate of England, and the most celebrated native of the Lake Country, whe... View more info

Ray Mathew : An Australian for Life

By: Gleeson-White, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, National Library of Australia: 2005

Seller ID: 019814

ISBN: 0642276293

Condition: New


"Ray Mathew was one of Australia's's most talented, although not most widely recognised, writers." Minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Floating in Foyers : Coralie Wood Lashes Out

By: Glyn-Daniel, Marya

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charnwood, ACT, Australia, Ginninderra Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint with Revisions

Seller ID: 019614

ISBN: 1740273656

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, no creasing to spine, internally unmarked, crease to lower right corner front panel. View more info

Piano Lessons

By: Goldsworthy, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2009

Edition: Presume First Edition

Seller ID: 030924

ISBN: 1863954430

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with tanned fore-edges. View more info

The Master Eccentric : The Journals of Rayner Heppenstall 1969-1981

By: Goodman, Jonathan (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014669

ISBN: 187513753X

Condition: Very Good


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Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul (Jewish Encounters Series)

By: Gordis, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books (Random House): 2014

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029710

ISBN: 0805243127

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in "gift quality" condition. "Whether you adored Begin or reviled him, whether you thought he was the best prime minister Israel ever had or the worst, you will appreciate and learn from Gordis's fascinating portrait." View more info

Lives Like Loaded Guns : Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds

By: Gordon, Lyndall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Virago: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022136

ISBN: 1844086852

Condition: Nr. Fine


Unread, in excellent condition. View more info

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Graham Greene: A Life in Letters

By: Graham Greene and Richard Greene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031307

ISBN: 0316727938

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book. View more info

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Victor Hugo

By: GRAHAM ROBB

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1998

Seller ID: 028903

ISBN: : 0330371452

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unread book with lightly tanned pages."Winner of the Whitread Biography Award 1997. View more info

Talleyrand : Statesman Priest

By: Greenbaum, Louis S.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Catholic University of America Press: 1970

Seller ID: 024406

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, spine sl. slanted, D/W rubbed and price-clipped. View more info

God's Fool: The Life and Poetry of Francis Webb (Imprint critical studies)

By: Griffith, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1991

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 029022

ISBN: 0207170584

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition, "Francis Webb is one of Australia's unsung heroes, whose life, like that of Henry Lawson and Christopher Brennan, was a creative triumph over great personal difficulties and public indifference." View more info

Melanie Klein: Her Work and Her World

By: Grosskurth, Phyllis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 1986

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 022589

ISBN: 0394513428

Condition: Very Good


D/W price-clipped, internally unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

Mozart : A Cultural Biography

By: Gutman, Robert W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 2000

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 020411

ISBN: 0436274965

Condition: Very Good


Pages 329-340 with faint crease to top corner due to prev. poor storage, D/W also with faint crease to front inside flap, no other apparent defects. "A fresh interpretation of a musical genius, meticulously researched and gracefully written." View more info

Madame De Stael, Novelist: The Emergence of the Artist As Woman

By: Gutwirth, Madelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr: 1978

Seller ID: 022618

ISBN: 0252006763

Condition: Very Good


PO name ffep, D/W intact with some edgewear and fading (now protected). "Gutwirth has focused on the writing of this female author whose fiction - inseparable from her life's fantasies - explores the effects of love and genius upon woman" View more info

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The Dictates of Destiny : The Memoirs of an Unusual Man

By: Hall, Royce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartwell, VIC, Australia, Sid Harta Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: 018829

ISBN: 1921206411

Condition: Brand New


The Dictates of Destiny is a highly controversial publication that is sure to affect the equanimity of people possessing firmly-entrenched religious beliefs; nonetheless, it is a challenging read for all people, no matter of what religious persuasion or nationality. In the writing of the book the author, a staunch believer in the existence of the Creator, also in the stated guise of providing the contentious treatise on behalf of that divine entity, has audaciously dared to undertake what is surely a massive David-versus-Goliath task of trying to convince all the religious orders in existence ... View more info

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Tabloid Man : the life and Times of Ezra Norton

By: Hall, Sandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2008

Edition: First/first Printing

Seller ID: 021334

ISBN: 0732282594

Condition: As New


"Sandra Hall's thoroughly researched and lively account of Ezra Norton's life gives a fascinating insight into this influential Australian figure. In doing so, it traces the evolution of tabloid newspapers and the Australia in which the Nortons thrived." View more info

My House Has Two Doors

By: Han Suyin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026864

ISBN: 0224017020

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, lovely illustrated endpapers, fore-edges with a couple of marks, D/W price-clipped (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). The fourth volume of Han Suyin's autobiography and history of China, covering the years from 1949 to 1979. View more info

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The Great Explorers

By: Hanbury-Tenison, Robin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026110

ISBN: 050025169X

Condition: As New


"In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context." View more info