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ORMOND PAPERS : A Journal of Arts and Sciences. Volume 10

By: N/A

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Ormond College, University of Melbourne: 1993

Seller ID: 009821

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 205pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has no noticeable damage. The academic journal of Ormond College, Melbourne University, which showcased the best academic work from the college community. Includes essays, articles and literary criticism. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

POSTMODERN CONDITIONS

By: Andrew Milner, et al (Edited by)

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom (and elsewhere), Berg Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009450

ISBN: 0854965912

Condition: Near Fine


xv, + 208pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over trivially bumped spine. Plain buff boards and text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped as spine, else near fine. This collection of essays, edited by Andrew Milner, Philip Thomson and Chris Worth, were originally presented as a series of research seminars organised in 1986-87 by the Centre for General and Comparative Literature at Monash University, Melbourne, Austral... View more info

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THE LA TROBE JOURNAL No. 82 Spring 2008

By: Arnold, John (Edited by)

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, State Library of Victoria Foundation: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007231

Condition: Very Good +


120pp., colour and b/white illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated ('Aurora' in McMurdo Sound nearing C. Evans, c. 1914-17) card wrapper nominally scuffed only. The 'La Trobe Journal' is a highly-regarded scholarly journal, published twice-yearly, in Autumn and Spring. "This issue of the 'Journal' has three mini-themes: one on Antarctica, the second and third on two formidable Melbourne figures, Stephen Murray-Smith and Re... View more info

De GAULLE, ISRAEL and the JEWS

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1969

Edition: First U. K.

Seller ID: 002371

Condition: Very Good.


160pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Slightly bumped lower foredge corners and head of backstrip. Nominal flecks on head and foredge of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected d/jacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. First published in French; Librairie Plon, 1968. ".Raymond Aron, one of France's leading political thinkers and an uncompromising critic of established ideas, brings his critical acumen and long-ra... View more info

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THE LA TROBE JOURNAL No. 80 Spring 2007

By: Barnes, John (Edited by)

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, State Library of Victoria Foundation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007233

Condition: Very Good +


144pp., colour and b/white illustrations, throughout, plus one fold-out. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed only. Art-illustrated (S.T.Gill) fold-out has vertical crease to outer margin (does not affect illustration). The 'La Trobe Journal' is a highly-regarded scholarly journal, published twice-yearly, in Autumn and Spring. In this issue: " . . . Fortieth Anniversary, The Library and The Journal . . . an 1840 letter... View more info

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APPEASING JAKARTA : Australia's Complicity in the East Timor Tragedy (Quarterly Essay, Issue 2)

By: Birmingham, John

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 006128

ISBN: 1863953868

Condition: Very Good +


130pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; photo to rear) card wrapper nominally scuffed. In the second 'Quarterly Essay', John Birmingham "takes apart the folly of twenty-five years of Australian policy on East Timor . . . a passionate narrative history of the East Timor question which never turns away from the slaughter and the sorrow of the people who suffered it." Plus: Correspondence- 'In Denial', Inga Clendinnen, ... View more info

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LITERARY BLASPHEMIES

By: Boyd, Ernest

Price: $28.20

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011781

Condition: Very Good


265pp., plus (iii). Book clean and square. Quarter-cloth hardcover. Complete title label over lightly bumped buckram spine. Plain green boards undamaged. A former owner's details (dated 1928) and old price indentation on ffep., tinted top edge, laid paper, untrimmed foredge and foot, else text-block clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, jagged nips and tears, plus closed tear and several small biopredation spots on front panel and spine. A ser... View more info

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RELAXED AND COMFORTABLE : The Liberal Party's Australia (Quarterly Essay, Issue 19)

By: Brett, Judith

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 006107

ISBN: 186395094x

Condition: Very Good +


124pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper as new. In this 2005 issue, 'Quarterly Essay', author Judith Brett asks "What is the Liberal Party's core appeal to Australian voters? Has John Howard made a dramatic break with the past, or has he ingeniously modernised the strategies of his party's founder, Sir Robert Menzies? . . ." Plus: Correspondence- 'The Worried Well', Guy Rundle, Go... View more info

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POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Australia, Hodder: 2006

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 007015

Condition: Very Good +


291pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. A collection of personal essays from Augusten Burroughs, covering a variety of subjects including doll collectors, dating, dentistry, suicide, alcohol abuse and hating his grandmother. "This book is not approved to treat disorders such as eBay addiction or incessant blind dating. In studies, some people reported inappropriate, convulsive laughter, a tingling sensati... View more info

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HISTORY AND HUMAN RELATIONS

By: Butterfield, Herbert

Price: $15.98

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012749

Condition: Very Good


254pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Khaki-colour, original cloth boards unmarked. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, a former owner's name on ffep., a foredge fleck on several leaves, foot untriimed, else random ballpoint pen marks on several pages. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. Some of the essays (now revised) in this book have been pre... View more info

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WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia

By: Committee on Women's Studies in Asia (Editors)

Price: $8.79

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Spinifex Press: 1994

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 006212

ISBN: 1875559299

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., b/white portrait illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, small crack to head. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed. "In this collection of essays, individual women's studies scholars and practitioners, activists and academics, from South and Southeast Asia share their thoughts on themselves as women, and on the impact of women's studies on their lives and work . . . " Book weight approx. 290g. Postage cha... View more info

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TURN RIGHT AT THE SPOTTED DOG and Other Diversions

By: Cooper, Jilly

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009925

ISBN: 0413168506

Condition: Very Good


175pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-rubbed only. "This is a collection of the best of Jilly Cooper's writings for 'The Mail on Sunday'. Funny, severe, entertaining or challenging, her pieces always add to the reader's experience . . . " Includes Preface. Book weight approx. 311g. Postage charge will be ... View more info

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SOME FAVOURITES OF MINE : Including Crafts, Cats, Countries, Collections, Cooking, Christmas and Christian Thoughts

By: Donnan, Alison M.

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Australia, A.M.Donnan: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010539

Condition: Very Good +


64pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Saddle-stitch, staplebound format. Book clean, Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. Book weight approx. 245g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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MYSELF WITH OTHERS : Selected Essays

By: Fuentes, Carlos

Price: $20.68

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009654

ISBN: 0233981144

Condition: Very Good


214pp. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt initials (CF) to front panel of undamaged boards. Neat previous owner's name, place (Adelaide) and date (1991) to corner of front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Corner-clipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased and surface-scuffed. "Fuentes has assembled a group of essays reflecting three of the great elements in his work: autobiography, love of literatu... View more info

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IN THEIR OWN WRITE : Adventures In The Music Press

By: Gorman, Paul

Price: $28.20

Publisher: London, Sanctuary Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012005

ISBN: 1860743412

Condition: Very Good +


397pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: " . . . an oral history celebrating five decades of the 'champs, chumps and charlatans' - as Charles Shaar Murray describes them in his insightful foreword - who populated this most fertile of media breeding grounds. Featuring the inside take on Rolling Stone, Q, Melody Maker, Spin, NME, Creem, Mojo, Zigzag, Blender and Smash Hits from the likes of f... View more info

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THE RICHNESS OF LIFE : The Essential Stephen Jay Gould

By: Gould, Stephen Jay. (Edited By: Paul McGarr and Steven Rose)

Price: $31.02

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2006

Edition: First U.K.Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 007596

ISBN: 0224076078

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 646pp., b/white figures and tables, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly creased at head. " . . . Steven Rose and Paul McGarr have selected from across the full range of Gould's writing, including some of the most famous of his essays, and extracts from his major books. An Introduction by Steven Rose sets both the essays and Gould'... View more info

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BAD COMPANY : The Cult of the CEO (Quarterly Essay, Issue 10)

By: Haigh, Gideon

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 006129

ISBN: 1863953558

Condition: Very Good +


135pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper as new. In the second 'Quarterly Essay' of 2003, author Gideon Haigh "scrutinises the way we have turned CEOs into tin gods . . . a mini-history of business that shows how the classic traditions of capitalism are mocked by the managerialism of the present." Plus: Correspondence- 'Beautiful Lies', George Seddon, Barney Foran, A. Duncan Brown, ... View more info

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BIPOLAR NATION: How to Win The 2007 Election (Quarterly Essay, Issue 25)

By: Hartcher, Peter

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 006109

ISBN: 1863954015

Condition: Very Good +


77pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper as new. In this, the first 'Quarterly Essay' for 2007, journalist Peter Hartcher investigates " 'bipolar nation', where Australians are more economically secure, yet existentially as anxious as ever. He explains how the Lucky Country and the Frightened Country will be the two grand themes of the election year . . ." Plus: Correspondence- 'No F... View more info

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BLACK VOICES: New Writing By American Negroes

By: Hill, Herbert (Edited by)

Price: $26.32

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1964

Edition: 1st Thus (U.K.)

Seller ID: 005554

Condition: Very Good


xiii, + 617pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, vivid gilt titles there-on. Former owner's name written and stamped on textblock edges, otherwise leaves clean. Backstrip lightly bumped on head. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, with closed tears and edgewear. Essays, fiction, poetry from the best of African-American writers, including James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Chester Himes, Richard Wright, and, Pulitzer Prize winner, Gwendolyn Brooks. Al... View more info

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FISHING PERSONALLY

By: Hill, W.M.

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006427

ISBN: 0713655739

Condition: Good+


152pp., intext line-drawn illustrations throughout by Tony Whieldon. Book clean. Spine firm, but cocked. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. "Part sideways swipe and part headlong collision, these affectionate and pointed essays range in scope from the author's favourite fishing books, to his views on floats and flies, a study of how to keep an angling diary, to a lament for a vanishing breed of tackle shop . . . " Contents include 28 es... View more info