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Twentieth Century : Volume Eleven

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kew, Australia, The Insitute of Social Order: 1957

Seller ID: 031411

Condition: Good

Volume Eleven comprises four issues : Spring 1956, Summer 1956, Autumn 1957, Winter 1957, total 381 pps. plus advertisements at rear. Bound as one in burgundy cloth boards, black title to spine. The boards are marked (scans available on request) otherwise in very good conditon with brown paper endpapers, PO name to title page. Essays and reviews are eclectic ranging from Somerset Maugham and the Highbrow (Margaret Clarke), The Craft of Letters in England (John Lehmann) through to Poetic Sincerity in Revolt (Josephine Macon) and Secondary School Science (John W. Doyle). View more info

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Wine Memories: Great Writers on the Pleasures of Wine

By: Nickles, Sara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027315

ISBN: 0811826457

Condition: Nr. Fine

Evocative memories of wine by Colette, Norman Mailer, Ernest Hemingway, Spalding Gray, Ralph Steadman - and many others. An unmarked "gift quality" book. View more info

A Retrospective of Chinese Literature

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Chinese Literature Press,China: 1998

Seller ID: 010923

ISBN: 7507104761

Condition: Very Good

Chinese/English text. Sl. shelfwear to covers. View more info

Frank Hardy & the Literature of Commitment

By: Adams, Paul;Lee, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Vulgar Press: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024777

ISBN: 0958079412

Condition: Nr. Fine

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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, Parts I-II ()

By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 031344

ISBN: 0060803320

Condition: Very Good

PO name, concave spine with reading creases but binding remains strong, fant crease to upper left corner back panel. "For years I have with reluctant heart withheld from publication this already completed book: my obligations to those still living outweighed my obligations to the dead. But now that State Security has seized the book anyway, I have no alterntive but to publish it immediately." View more info


By: Allardice, Pamela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021778

ISBN: 0855722061

Condition: Nr. Fine

A truly delicious book showcasing this most favourite of fruit, including its history, folk tales, culviation, delicious recipes - sweet, savoury and intoxicating, poetry and literature.. View more info

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By: Anita Brookner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1998

Seller ID: 030371

ISBN: 1860463886

Condition: As New

"A collection of essays and articles on art and literature, written over the course of the last twenty-five years by a writer who has earned recognition as much for her academic status as for the accomplishment of her literary career." An unmarked copy. View more info

Vestoj : on fashion and Shame

By: Anja Aronowsky Cronberg (editor-in-chief)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, 2012

Edition: Issue Three

Seller ID: 030162

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy of the third edition of Vestoj (meaning "clothing" in Esperanto), an annual academic journal about dress and fashion. View more info

The Whales Companion: The Whale in Legend, Art and Literature

By: Ariana Klepac

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney & London, Murdoch Books: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030277

ISBN: 1741960401

Condition: Very Good

Unmarked by previous owner, this is a beautifully produced book with illustrated endpapers and original ribbon marker intact. 274 pps. incl. index. View more info

Here and Now : Letters 2008-2011 Paul Auster & J. M. Coetzee

By: Auster, Paul; Coetzee, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2013

Seller ID: 029033

ISBN: 978057129970

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with a small bump to back panel View more info

Background to Shakespeare

By: Badawi, M.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013113

ISBN: 0333305345

Condition: Very Good

Minimal edgewear to spine ends, View more info

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The Art of Literary Biography

By: Batchelor, John (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press Oxford: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 019957

ISBN: 0198182899

Condition: As New

Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the most immediate and accessible modes of writing about literature. This book examines such literary figures as Conrad, Lawrence,... View more info

A Literary History of England : Second Edition

By: Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1967

Edition: 1976 Reprint

Seller ID: 013432

ISBN: 0710062621

Condition: Very Good

A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed. View more info

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The Oxford Literary History of Australia

By: Bennett, Bruce; Strauss, Jennifer; Wallace-Crabbe, Chris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford Univ Pr: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021389

ISBN: 0195537378

Condition: Very Good

This new literary history rethinks the landscapes of Australian litera ture in an engaging style and takes into account contemporary theories of literature and associated art forms. View more info

Reading the Landscape: A Celebration of Australian Writing

By: Bernadette Brennan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: University of Queensland Press: 2018

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030562

ISBN: 0702260088

Condition: As New

An unmarked as nbew copy which "brings together generations of Australian writers whose new work showcases the rich diversity of our nation's literature." View more info

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Reading Women

By: Bollmann, Stefan; Fowler, Karen Joy (foreword by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Merrell Pub Ltd: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030007

ISBN: 1858943329

Condition: Nr. Fine

Internally unmarked "gift quality" book marred only by a small chip to front panel which is covered by the dust jacket. "Brings together a compelling selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs of women reading by a diverse group of artists from the Middle Ages until today." View more info

Behind the Bestsellers : The stories behind the World's Favourite Books

By: Bond, Jenny; Sheedy, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 028936

ISBN: 1741668409

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked apparently unread copy with minimally tanned pages... View more info

The Heritage of British Literature

By: Bowen, Elizabeth; Burgess, Anthony; Cecil, Lord David; Greene, Graham; O'Brien, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008911

ISBN: 0500013039

Condition: Nr. Fine

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People of the Book

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2008

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 029277

ISBN: 0007177437

Condition: Nr. Fine

A beautifully produced, unmarked "gift quality" book with sl. slant to spine. View more info

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The Perfect Egg: and Other Secrets

By: Buzzi, Aldo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 027179

ISBN: 0747576319

Condition: Very Good

"A book of genial and highly refined chat, enriched with personal anecdotes, recipes and quotations from literature and history, it is a tribute to the profound pleasures of food." An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info