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upholding the Australian Constitution volume 10; proceedings of the 9th conference of the Samuel Griffith Society August 1997
the Samuel Griffith Society,
The Samuel Griffith Society, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 1997. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 650 g; XXXII, 288 pages. Previous owner's name on front end page. 11 essays on the Constitution, this volume being mainly addressed towards the referendum and republic. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, which has a 1.5 inch tear at the top left of the front panel. There is also a Biro notation on page 141. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Legal; Inventory No: 0222230. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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upholding the Australian Constitution volume 10; proceedings of the 6th conference of the Samuel Griffith Society August 1995
the Samuel Griffith Society,
ISBN: 0646269135
The Samuel Griffith Society, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 1995. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 750 g; XXX, 274 pages, includes appendix. Previous owner's name on front end page, no other apparent faults.. 11 essays on the Constitution, this volume being mainly addressed towards the referendum and republic, and native title. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, slightly sun faded on the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Legal; ISBN: 0646269135. ISBN/EAN: 9780646269139. Inventory No: 0222235. 
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upholding the Australian Constitution volume 12; proceedings of the 13th conference of the Samuel Griffith Society November 2001
the Samuel Griffith Society,
The Samuel Griffith Society, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 2001. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 750 g; XXVI, 334 pages, including appendices. A series of 11 speeches/essays relating to constitutional matters and legal issues. Colour illustrated dust jacket. Speeches/essays relating to the instrument Constitution, and also covering Native Title. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Legal; Inventory No: 0222236. 
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upholding the Australian Constitution volume 8; proceedings of the 7th conference of the Samuel Griffith Society March 1996
the Samuel Griffith Society,
The Samuel Griffith Society, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 1996. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 700g; XXX, 303 pages, with colour illustrated dustwrapper. 12 essays, relating to the Australian Constitution, this volume, having several essays on native title and race. There are no obvious faults, aside from the previous owner's name on the front end page Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Legal; Inventory No: 0222232. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Proceedings of the Third Conference of the Samuel Griffith Society ; Fremantle, 5th -6th November 1993
the Samuel Griffith Society,
ISBN: 0646174037
The Samuel Griffith Society, East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 1993. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 600 g; XXXVI, 236 pages with colour illustrated dustwrapper. 7 essays, relating to the Australian Constitution, with several chapters on racial discrimination and Mabo, and an essay by the Honourable John Howard. There are no obvious faults,. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Legal; ISBN: 0646174037. ISBN/EAN: 9780646174037. Inventory No: 0222234. 
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
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The Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov
Patrouch, Joseph F.,
ISBN: 0385086962
Doubleday, New York, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 400 g; XXVIII, 284 pages, in original mustard yellow boards. Decorated dust jacket. Offset tanning to the underside of the dust jacket, and light rubbing to the back panel and top and bottom edges of the spine section. The bottom edge of the text block has the traditional purple splatter used by Doubleday when remaindering their books. Otherwise there is no damage to the book. The author covers all of Asimov's science-fiction from the early short stories and describes a certain themes and settings recur, how Asimov was influenced in his career by different people, and how his works influenced and change the tone of the genre. A picture can be provided to help assess condition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0385086962. ISBN/EAN: 9780385086967. Inventory No: 0227245. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Our Global Face ; Inside the Australian Diaspora
Griffith University,
ISBN: 0733314546
ABC Books, Sydney, 2004. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 400 g; to 68 pages, illustrated with Mono colour and colour photography including a "at the National photographic portrait project" -- the face of Brisbane. "The stunning new writing in this issue bursts with new insights into what it means to be an Australian today. Writers explore how they move between countries and worlds, belonging, adjusting and moving on." James Nyland business manager Griffith University in a promotional letter Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0733314546. ISBN/EAN: 9780733314544. Inventory No: 0229332. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Caxton’s Own Prose
Caxton, William (Blake, N. F. Author),
ISBN: 0233964754
Andre Deutsch, London, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 400 g; (2), 188, (2) pages, with index of names, and glossary and chapter in its. In original hardcover binding with decorated dustjacket. Slight darkening of the spine section of the jacket, otherwise the book jacket show no damage. This critical edition of Caxton's original writings is a valuable sequel or companion volume to the author's Caxton and his World which was included in "The Language Library, Edited by Eric Partridge and Simon Potter". The book is divided into 3 major sections, a detailed introduction is followed by a section devoted to Caxton's own prose. The final section provides the reader with notes of each passage of the prose clearly set out for easy reference. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books; ISBN: 0233964754. ISBN/EAN: 9780233964751. Inventory No: 0229100. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Meanjin 4/1983
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1983. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 411 -- 552, with the usual advertisements etc. Paperback binding, illustrated in the style of the virgin of Prague with Bob Hawke's image imposed upon the child Jesus. The front cover states fiction for holiday reading: Elizabeth Jolley, Tim Winton, Michael Wilding, Nicholas Jose and Richard Lunn. Articles on Thea Astley, Anna Couani and Miles Franklin. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0218642. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Private Man
Cowen, Professor Zelman,
Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1969. 
  illustrated Card. Damaged/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Signed by Author. 64 pp., previous Boyer lectures. Montage of photographs of male faces with outline of a stylised man with red wash with white writing on the front panel. Corners are scuffed and slightly creased and there is rubbing to the head and heel of spine, abrasion at the top edge of the front panel with approximate half a square inch of the colour missing, stain as if from water damage to the first two pages, and to the verso of the rear panel and the rear panel. Inscribed on the title page "for Julian Phillips with the warmest of good wishes Zelman" The 1969 Boyer lecture, given by Zelman Cowen -- on the privacy of the individual. "Each year the ABC invites a prominent Australian to present the results of his work and thinking on major social, scientific or cultural issues in a series of radio talks known as the Boyer Lectures.". Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Signed; Australiana; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0218699. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Raven and Writing Desk
Huxley, Francis,
ISBN: 0500011559
Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 500 g; 191 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, many line illustrations. Anyone who has enjoyed the adventures of Alice will enjoy and be thoroughly intrigued by this brilliant book. So will those with interests in language, psychology and structuralism, who will appreciate the help the study of nonsense can give them. And all those who are attracted by puzzles, games and enigmas will want to know not just how, but in how many ways, the riddle can be solved. A good clean copy, with minimal wear. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books; ISBN: 0500011559. ISBN/EAN: 9780500011553. Inventory No: 0211620. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Patrick White as Playwright
Dyce, J. R. ( Jessie Reid ),
ISBN: 070220854X
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 400 g; X, 166 pages, includes bibliography and notes to text, with 4 appendices including some facsimiles. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Photographic illustrated dustjacket. The book and dust jacket show no signs of damage. This is the 1st full length book evaluation of White's plays, and the author closely examines the plays -- their meaning and structure -- both as the saddest literature. She writes sensitively and with wit and verve, approaching the plays objectively to determine their ground plans of construction before making an assessment. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 070220854X. ISBN/EAN: 9780702208546. Inventory No: 0233442. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Situations
Sartre, Jean-Paul,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 600 g; (10), 374 pages, in original brown papered boards, showing only age toning of the page edges. "In the 15 frank and fiery essays in Situations, he examines the strategies of various other writers and artists who have all, in their own way, been seeking salvation too." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0235503. 
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
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Wanting to Write -- A Complete Guide for Would-Be Writers
Bloom, Ursula,
Stanley Paul, London, 1958. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 300 g; 160 pages bound in original black papered boards, with dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at the head and tail of the spine, and the top and bottom of the front fold over, with a 0.25 inch tear on the bottom edge of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0235945. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Norman’s London
Norman, Frank,
ISBN: 0436315068
Secker & Warburg, London, 1969. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 400 g; 756 pages in original black papered boards, gilt title to the spine, touch of foxing to the top and front edges of the text block. Dust jacket has a three-quarter inch tear at the top left hand a 0.5 inch tear at the bottom left of the front panel. Now protected. "This collection also presents a valuable picture of an author's progression as a professional writer." -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Journalism; ISBN: 0436315068. ISBN/EAN: 9780436315060. Inventory No: 0235381. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Cambridge History of Classical Literature; volume 1, Part 3, Philosophy, History, and Oratory
Easterling, P. E.,
ISBN: 052135983X
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Great Britain, 1989. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 350 g; X, 222 pages, includes list of works cited in the text, and index. Illustrated paperback binding. The book shows no sign of damage even though it is second-hand. This volume ranges in time over a very long area and covers the Greeks' most original contribution to intellectual history. It begins and ends with philosophy, but it also includes major sections of historiography and are true. Although each of these areas had functions which in the modern world would not be considered "literary", the ancient maid and a sharp distinction between intellectual and artistic production, and the authors included in this volume are some of your's most powerful stylists: Plato, Herodotus, Thucydides and Demosthenes. -- Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 052135983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521359832. Inventory No: 0236813. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Credos and Curios
Thurber, James,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1962. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: James Thurber. First Edition. XII, 180 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, in text line drawings. spine section of the dustjacket has lost colour from the red text, and there is a slight scuffing of the rear panel. Very fine foxing on the front edge of the text block, otherwise no damage to describe. A posthumous collection of pieces never before published in book form. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour. Inventory No: 0238561. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Latter-Day Pamphlets and Tales By Musaeus, Tieck, (Translated from the German)
Carlyle, Thomas,
Chapman & Hall, London, 1897. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. missing the front-end page, the edges of the pages are very darkened with age, and this has worked its way into the margins of many of the pages. previous owner's name at the top of the first page dated 1911. The contents include Occasional Discourse on the Nigger Question I. The present time II. Model prisons III. Downing Street IV. The new Downing Street V. Stump orator VI. Parliaments VII. Hudson's statue VIII. Jesuitsism Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Philosophy. Inventory No: 0255898. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Interview with History
Fallaci, Oriana,
ISBN: 0395252237
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1976. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. preface by author. Black-and-white photographic front cover, of author, with black and ochre coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Apart from the usual handling marks, the book is in very good condition. A series of interviews, conducted by, Oriana Fallaci, of various politicians /powerbrokers of the late 20th century. People include Henry Kissinger, Gold Meir, Yasir Arafat, Willie Brandt and General Giap. Translated from the Italian by John Shepley. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 9-374 . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History; Politics; ISBN: 0395252237. ISBN/EAN: 9780395252239. Inventory No: 0227580. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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the use of poetry and the use of criticism; Studies in Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England
Elliot, T. S.,
Faber & Faber, London, 1948. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Poor Condition. reprint. boundary in original purple cloth covered hardcover binding with the remains, which are now protected, of the dustjacket. Previous owners details on the 1st page, bookseller's sticker on the front end page, some pencil underlining of the text. The author looks at the age of Dryden, Wordsworth and Coleridge, Shelley and Keats, Matthew Arnold, and then finishes off the modern mind with a conclusion. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 156 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0239927. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Sexy Dressing Etc. Essays on the Power and Politics of Cultural Identity
Duncan Kennedy,
ISBN: 0674802977
Harvard University Press, USA, 1993. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Duncan Kennedy argues that an American radicalism is both possible and desirable. One base for radical politics is the big institutional workplace; another is popular culture--whence his emphasis on phenomena like sexy dressing. Kennedy's aim is to wed the rebelliousness, irony, and irrationalism of cultural modernism and postmodernism to the earnestness of political correctness. 258 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Culture. ISBN: 0674802977. ISBN/EAN: 9780674802971. Inventory No: 227643. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 2
Anne Henderson [Editor],
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd, Sydney, 2007. 
  Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . 204 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227837. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 3
Anne Henderson [Editor],
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd, Sydney, 2007. 
  Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . 170 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227838. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 1
Anne Henderson [Editor],
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd, Sydney, 2007. 
  Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . 235 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227836. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Presidential Papers
Norman Mailer,
Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1968. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . The Presidential Papers is a collection of essays, interviews, poems, open letters to political figures, and magazine pieces Age tanning to pages. Booksellers stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 226448. 
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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Into the Nineties - Post-Colonial Women’s Writing
Anna Rutherford, Lars Jensen, Shirley Chew [Editor],
ISBN: 1871049520
Dangaroo Press, Australia, 1994. 
  Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . A superb collection of critical essays and creative pieces by leading international women writers and academics, which surveys the development of literature in their own societies since the 1980s 636 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 1871049520. ISBN/EAN: 9781871049527. Inventory No: 227036. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Rejoining The Common Reader - Essays 1962-1990
Clara Claiborne Park,
ISBN: 0810109913
Northwestern University Press, USA, 1991. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . 231 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0810109913. ISBN/EAN: 9780810109919. Inventory No: 225391. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The World of Charmian Clift
Charmian Clift,
ISBN: 0002165856
Collins, Australia, 1983. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Martin Johnson. . Introductions by George Johnston and Martin Johnston 256 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrator: Martin Johnson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0002165856. ISBN/EAN: 9780002165853. Inventory No: 223729. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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All Of A Piece - New Essays
E.V. Lucas,
Methuen, London, 1937. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 217 pages. Tanning due to age. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 220307. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Traveller’s Luck - Essays And Fantasies
E.V. Lucas,
Methuen, London, 1930. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 199 pages. Tanning due to age. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 220306. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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