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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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Breakfast with Lucian: The Astounding Life and Outrageous Times of Britain's Great Modern Painter

By: Geordie Greig

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2013

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 031313

ISBN: 0374116482

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" book. "A superb, flawlessly crafted portrait of about as messy a life as was every lived - out of which emerged the greatest British painter of the past one hundred years." (Topm Wolfe) 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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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

Sing Me That Lovely Song Again

By: Griffin, Helga

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Pandanus Books: 2006

Edition: Presume First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed to PO By Author

Seller ID: 030116

ISBN: 1740761812

Condition: Very Good


Inscribe and dated to previous owner by author. Faint crease to top left corner back panel. 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