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The Life and Times of Jane Austen
Wilks, Brian
London: Chancellor Press, 1997   
  Laminated Boards. Near Fine. Reprint. Large 4to. 144pp, b&w & colour ills throughout.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18176  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Waugh on Women
McDonnell, Jacqueline
ISBN: 0715620061
Duckworth London 1986 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover A study of the women in Evelyn Waugh's novels.x,240pp. Includes index.Fine in near fine dustjacket.  Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20160  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Nothing to Forgive. A Daughter’s Life of Antonia White
Hopkinson, Lyndall
ISBN: 0701129697
Chatto & Windus. London 1988 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 376pp, b&w pls. Index. Owner name on ffep, else vg in dj. A daughter's memoir of a brilliant, tortured and courageous woman.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20178  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Torch in My Ear.
Canetti, Elias
Andre Deutsch London 1989 First UK Edition
8vo Hard Cover Canetti was the winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for literature.371pp. Second volume of autobiography, translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel.  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20260  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tolkien and the Silmarils
Helms, Randel
ISBN: 0500012644
Thames and Hudson London 1981 First Edition
8vo Original Cloth Tolkien scholar Helms analyses 'The Silmarillion'. xvi,104pp, index. Near fine in like dj  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20748  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Childhood Years. A Memoir
Tanizaki, Junichiro
ISBN: 0870118633
Kodansha International Toky and New York 1988 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xiv,182pp, Cloth in dj. Translated by Paul McCarthy. A memoir from great Japanese novelist.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21776  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Summoned By Bells
Betjeman, John
John Murray London 1960 First Edition
Large 8vo Hard Cover 112pp, decorative eps. Autobiography in verse. Name and quote on half-title else a vg+ copy  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22944  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Life & Times of Chaucer
Gardner, John - ornaments By J. Wolf
ISBN: 0224013874
Jonathan Cape London 1977 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover x,328,x pp. inc. index, and ills. Burgundy cloth with gilt, vg, in sl chipped dj. A scholarly but very readable biography of the 14th century poet.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23742  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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I Married a Best Seller. An Affectionately Indiscreet Memoir About life with Arthur Hailey
Hailey, Sheila
ISBN: 0718117344
Michael Joseph/Souvenir Press London 1978 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 240pp.   Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23946  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Letters of Leonard Wolf
Spotts, Frederic (ed)
ISBN: 0297796356
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1989 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xxxviii, 616pp, inc. index. B&w plates- 16pp. 100s of letters from 1901 to 1969. A fascinating insight into a man who was part of literary and political Britain for over half a century. Overshadowed by his wife, but important in his own right.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24353  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Dickens
Ackroyd, Peter
ISBN: 074939157X
Minerva London 1991 Reprint
8vo Trade Paperback xvi,1256pp, ills. A monumental, critically acclaimed biography of the beloved 19th century novelist.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25566  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Crowning Privilege. The Clark Lectures 1954-1955.
Graves, Robert
Cassell London 1955 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover Also includes essays on poetry and 16 new poems.230pp, some foxing, else near fine copy in whole, but discoloured dj.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26494  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A portrait of Jane Austen
Cecil, David
ISBN: 0094624003
Constable/Hutchinson Australia 1978 First Edition
4to Hard Cover 208pp, index, many ills. Jane Austen in her time and place. Near fine green cloth h/c in vg dj.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26937  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Dickens of London
Mankowitz, Wolf
ISBN: 0025794108
Macmillan New York 1976 First Edition
4to Hard Cover 252pp, index, lavishly illus. Rather edgeworn else sound copy.  Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27113  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Introduction to the English Novel. Volume 1: To George Eliot
Kettle, Arnold
Arrow London 1962 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback 224pp., index. Owner name else vg.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27851  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Travels in Greeneland. The Cinema of Graham Greene
Falk, Quentin
ISBN: 0704324253
Quartet London 1984 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover x,230pp, index, plates. Ex-library else vg in dj. Looks at Greene's involvement with the cinema over many decades. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28075  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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From Donne to Marvell
Ford, Boris - Ed
Pelican London 1965 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback Volume 3 of the Pelican guide to English Literature.278 pp.   Very Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 321249  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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(and so forth). (Signed Copy)
Dessaix, Robert
ISBN: 0732909430
Macmillan Sydney, NSW, Australia 1998 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 432pp., plus 1 x 8 page, colour illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Author signature, place and date to title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "In this selection of his short fiction, essays and journalism from the last decade, Robert Dessaix offers insights into the many selves at play behind the mask of the well-known broadcaster and author of 'Night Letters'. Traveller, thinker, linguist and self-confessed dilettante, Dessaix muses in these pieces on an astonishing array of subjects from Orientalism to Aboriginal spirituality; the art of translation to the nature of creativity; covetousness to gay fiction; Albanian tourism to adoption and the surburban family . . . " Book weight approx. 474g.   Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010249  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Milton - Giants of Literature
Var.
ISBN: 0562000496
Sampson Low Maidenhead 1977 First Thus
8vo Half-Leather 136pp, many ills. Spine of dj, faded, else very nice copy  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 321250  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Overland: 25 Years On - Ruling Class Ruling Cuture - Issue 167
Syson, Ian (ed)
ISBN: 095795543X
O L Society Melbourne, Australia 2002 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, issue 167, 226g, 112pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ESS15  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Ernest
Buckley, Peter
ISBN: 080372392X
The Dial Press New York 1978 First Edition
Large 4to Hard Cover 252pp. Profusely illus, vg in dj. A pictorial biography of the Nobel prize winning American author Ernest Hemingway  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30720  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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WOMEN’S STUDIES, WOMEN’S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia
Committee on Women’s Studies in Asia (Editors)
ISBN: 1875559299
Spinifex Press North Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1994 First Australian Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 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 charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 9.35 (AUD)
Book Number: 006212  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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IBSEN An Approach
Lavrin, Janko
London: Methuen, 1950   
  Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. viii,140pp. Prev. owner name on ffep, else Vg in dj.  
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6714  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Ern Malley Affair.
Heyward, Michael. Intro. by Robert Huges
ISBN: 0702225622
University of Queensland Press St Lucia (Brisbane) 1993 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover The literary hoax of the 20th century. xx.284pp, index, ills. Poor Max Harris!.   Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30771  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Edgar Rice Burroughs the Man Who created Tarzan Volume 2 (II)
Porges, Irwin
ISBN: 0345251318
Ballantine New York 1976 First Thus
8vo Trade Paperback Includes pp663-1310, plates. Almost as new v fine copy  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28798  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Countryman Vol 49 No 1 Spring 1954
Cripps, John (Ed)
The Countryman London 1954 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Selections from Bruce Campbell, Molly Hankey, Randall Swingler, Paul Hogarth, Lucy Nigh, Robert Aickman, R A Richardson et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Magazine VG+, Wear, Ink Name, Tear
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007412  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Countryman Vol 52 No 2 Winter 1955
Cripps, John (Ed)
The Countryman London 1955 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Selections from Ursula Bloom, Phyllis K Thorne, John Mackie, P A Macnab, Alex Tewnion, Raymond Bush, Joseph Emberton, Anna Russell & Joan Cope et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Magazine VG++, Ink Nos, wear, Fade
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007413  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Countryman Vol 53 No 1 Spring 1956
Cripps, John (Ed)
The Countryman London 1956 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Selections from Alyse Gregory, H G Hurrell, Paul Hogarth, Norah Marshall, V A Firsoff, H N Southern, & Sheila Sutcliffe et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Magazine VG++, Ink Nos, wear, Fade
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007414  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Countryman Vol 50 No 1 Autumn 1954
Cripps, John (Ed)
The Countryman London 1954 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Selections from Philip Derbyshire, H F Ellis, Clifford Borrer, Joseph F Duncan, Padraic O Conaire, W M Marshall, J M Savidge, R H Cory, Raymond Bush, & David Brock et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Magazine VG+, Ink Name, Wear, Chips
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007415  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The Countryman Vol 50 No 2 Winter 1954
Cripps, John (Ed)
The Countryman London 1964 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Selections from Philip Hope, B De Seyssel, R S R Fitter, Sheila Hutchinson, Alice E Millard, C O Lloyd, Lois Parre, G Forsyth Lawson, Karis E Legge, Hamish Maceanruig, & H S Joyce et al. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Magazine VG, Wear, Ink Name, Tears
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007416  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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