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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

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WORD UP

By: (Contributors)

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008319

ISBN: 0733301517

Condition: Very Good +


47pp., duo-tone photographic and art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented. "Word Up was a competition run by Triple J, which invited entries of prose, poetry, rap, rhyme and rave from young writers all over Australia. The best of the entries were performed and produced for radio and then broadcast. A selection of these young writers' works is included in this anthology . . . ... View more info

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THE PORTABLE NIETZSCHE

By: (Editor:) Walter Kaufmann

Price: $16.54

Publisher: U.S.A., Penguin Books: 1976

Edition: 38th Impression

Seller ID: 007550

ISBN: 0140150625

Condition: Very Good


x, + 691pp. Book clean. Slightly concave, but firm, spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. Selected and translated, with an Introduction, Prefaces, and Notes, by Walter Kaufmann. " . . . includes Kaufmann's definitive translations of the complete and unabridged texts of Nietzsche's four major works: 'Twilight of the Idols', 'The Antichrist', Nietzsche Contra Wagner' and 'This Spoke Zarathustra'. In addition, Kaufmann brings together select... View more info

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CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY

By: (Geddes & Grossett)

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Scotland, Geddes & Grosset: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009360

ISBN: 1855343487

Condition: Very Good +


479pp., b/white art illustrations of paintings and sculptures, intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very softly creased to a small portion of lower edge, negligibly scuffed only. "A collection of Classical myths, retold for the modern reader and with illustrations of paintings and sculptures inspired by them. Introductory material on the origin and ... View more info

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DINING WITH PROUST

By: Borrel, Anne, Senderens, Alain, et al

Price: $25.38

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1992

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 006892

ISBN: 009177506X

Condition: Very Good +


192pp., beautiful full-colour plates throughout, supported by scene-setting and candid duo-tone halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Minor marks on grey endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Printed boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Originally published in the French as 'Proust la Cuisine Retrouvee', Anne Borrel, et al, Societe Nouvelle des Editions du Chene 1991. " . . . a unique invitation to join t... View more info

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1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die

By: Boxall, Peter (General Editor)

Price: $28.20

Publisher: London, Quintet/New Burlington Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007547

ISBN: 1845660307

Condition: Very Good +


960pp., over 600 full-colour illustrations of book covers and frontispieces, posters and other contextual images, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft vertical crease to a small section at front of book. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Preface by Peter Ackroyd. "A comprehensive reference source, chronicling the history of the novel . . . offers concise, critical insight into the books and the writers that have excited the ... View more info

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THE ARCHITECTURE OF BABEL : Discourses of Literature and Science

By: Broderick, Damien

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Carlton, Vic, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008124

ISBN: 0522846149

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 155pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Model for a World Fair Maintenance Machine', John Howley) card wrapper nominally scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the MUP 'Interpretations' series. " C.P.Snow long ago diagnosed a breach in our civilization between the two cultures: Literature and Science . . . a critical introduction to recent efforts to construct an interdisciplinary analysis of these two cultures, copiously punctuated with... View more info

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BULFINCH'S COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $22.56

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013054

ISBN: 060056293X

Condition: Very Good +


(vi), + 679pp. Book clean and square. Boards and spine undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn and bumped only. Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867), by profession a teacher, spent much of his leisure time continuing the classical studies he began at Harvard. Identifying a neeed for a popular approach to classical literature he produced 'The Age of Fable', followed by 'The Age of Chivalry' and 'Legends of Charlemagne', all... View more info

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SELECTED PROSE

By: Burke, Edmund [Edited By: Magnus, Sir Philip]

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003665

Condition: Very Good


99pp. Book clean and square. Print-decorated papered boards nominally bumped on heel of backstrip. Minor foxing flecks on endpapers and textblock edges, otherwise uniformly tanned leaves. Print-decorated [as boards], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, U.V. affected on spine, and slightly soiled. A selection of the prose of British statesman Edmund Burke, born Dublin 1729, and died 1796. Edited and introduced by Sir Philip Magnus, contents ... View more info

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MAURITIAN VOICES : New Writing in English

By: Butlin, Ron (Edited by)

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, Flambard Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011026

ISBN: 1873226241

Condition: Very Good +


192pp., several b/white drawings by Krishna Luchoomun. B/white thumbnail-size illustrations of contributors to rear pages. Foreword by Michael Bootle. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface indented. "Since achieving independence from Britain in 1968, Mauritians have been searching for an identity that reflects the great cultural diversity of their islands . . . Until recently French has been the usual literary langu... View more info

A SELECTION FROM THE CANTERBURY TALES

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey [Retold By Selina Hastings]

Price: $13.16

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 004760

ISBN: 0744589630

Condition: Near Fine


75pp., intext colour-art illustrations throughout, by Reg Cartwright. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. Originally published in this format in 1988, with stories interpreted and retold in modern prose by Selina Hastings. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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THE SLEEPERS ALMANAC 2006 : The Nervous System

By: Dattner, Zoe and Swinn, Louise (Edited by)

Price: $16.54

Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia, Sleepers Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006935

ISBN: 0975699113

Condition: Very Good +


275pp., several b/white art and line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Merryn J. Trevethan) card wrapper as new. The 2006 (annual) collection of short stories from 'Sleepers', featuring new and emerging authors alongside those already established . . . Including Frank Moorhouse, Sean Condon, Paddy O'Reilly, Gideon Haigh, Stephanie Alexander and some others you may never have heard of . . . Book weight approx. 530g. View more info

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TARTARIN OF TARASCON. TARTARIN ON THE ALPS.

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, J.M.Dent & Sons: 1969

Edition: First Thus, Reprint.

Seller ID: 006726

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 230pp., plus (8). Publisher's promotional section at rear. Pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped brown cloth backstrip. Minimal marks on like brown cloth boards. Top edge of textblock tinted, otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn and nipped, abraded. Two lines ruled through publisher's data on front flap. Contents include two stories featuring Daudet's fanciful, b... View more info

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MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK AND OTHER EARLY STORIES AND SKETCHES

By: Dickens, Charles (Edited by Frank T. Marzials)

Price: $33.84

Publisher: London, Walter Scott:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008868

Condition: Good +


No publication date (c. 1900). xxix, + 256pp. plus (xvi). Book clean, slightly cocked. Spine mildly frayed head and heel. Gilt decorations and titles over slightly shelfworn green cloth. Hinges very good inner and outer. Text-block top edge gilt. Two former owner's details (one dated 1902) on front pastedown, random flecks on all endpapers, else leaves clean. With an enlightening introduction by Frank T. Marzials, the stories in this stand-alone, Volume 67 in the 'Scott ... View more info

OUTPUT: Creative Writing

By: Disher, Garry, Co-Ordinator [Contributors]

Price: $10.34

Publisher: Windsor, Victoria, Australia, Employ Publishing Group: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003837

ISBN: 0959101438

Condition: Very Good +


164pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Michael Bean] card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. The Fifth Annual Anthology Of Prose And Poetry, a compilation of the skills from the professional writing students at Holmesglen College of Tafe, Melbourne, Victoria. Co-ordinated by highly-successful author, Garry Disher, and supported by an extensive editorial team, the many contributors maintained a high standard of 'Creative Writing' throughout... View more info

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MATTOID 44

By: Editor: Brian Edwards

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, School of Literature and Journalism, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012439

Condition: Very Good


242pp., intext b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, one reading crease there-on. Monochrome, halftone plate illustrated card wrapper mildly shelfworn, with several soft creases. Textblock unmarked. Numerous contributions in the writing disciplines of poetry, fiction, landscape and memory, reviews and graphics. Notes on Contributors. Book weight approx. 306g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post ... View more info

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HENRIK IBSEN: A New Biography

By: Ferguson, Robert

Price: $21.62

Publisher: London, Richard Cohen Books: 1996

Edition: First British Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 005872

ISBN: 1860660789

Condition: Very Good


xiii, + 466pp., two unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean, and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Small splash-stain on textblock foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and noticeably sunned on part of spine and rear panel. " . . . a biography on a grand scale-deeply researched, wide-ranging, and providing insights into both Ibsen and the world in which he lived . . ." Henr... View more info

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PLOTTING WOMEN : Gender and Representation in Mexico

By: Franco, Jean

Price: $20.68

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1991

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 007828

ISBN: 0231064233

Condition: Very Good +


xxiv, + 235pp., b/white frontis illustration (Frida Kahlo; 'Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair'), b/white halftone illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slight wave to textblock edge of several pages. Art-illustrated (as Frontis) card wrapper nominally scuffed, tiny corner crease to rear panel. " . . . explores Mexican women's struggle for interpretive power in relation to the Catholic religion, the notion, and post-modern society; and exa... View more info

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THE INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF LITTLE MAGAZINES & SMALL PRESSES 2000-2001

By: Fulton, Len (Editor)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: CA, United States, Dustbooks: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010085

ISBN: 0916685780

Condition: Very Good


891pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper softly corner creased, negligible edgewear. 36th annual edition, 2000-2001. "Used as the standard reference worldwide by writers, librarians, contemporary literature students and the trade . . . Complete with subject and regional indexing." Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. View more info

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TURN THE PAGE: An Anthology. Volume IV

By: Grosman, Tova (Compiler)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Migrant Women Writer's Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006102

ISBN: 0959009833

Condition: Very Good +


188pp., several small, intext, b/white sketch-art illustrations throughout, most closing off contributions. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped, sticker remnant on rear. This stand-alone Volume Four consists of prose and verse by participants in the Migrant Women Writer's Group. From a variety of ethnic backgrounds, they are listed alphabetically, most works are in English, but also includes Hebrew, Yiddish, Polish and Russian. Book ... View more info