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Room of One’s Own, A
Woolf, Virginia
ISBN: 0586044493
Grafton Books London, England 1985 Reprint
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback Paperback, reprint, 68gms, 107 pages. A classic feminist essay, this book is for everyone who has ever wondered why it is that women are largely absent from the history books, unless they are queens, mothers or mistresses. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
Book Number: ESS5  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Tragedy and Comedy
Kerr, Walter
Bodley Head, 1968, First U.K. edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 341pp. very good+, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22370  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Adding Machine Collected Essays
Burroughs, William S.
London: John Calder, 1985 First Edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 201pp. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Lion’s Den - fifty essays
Waugh, Auberon
ISBN: 0718117174
London, Michael Joseph, 1978,  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. very good+. / very good d/w rubbed on top edge. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23415  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Reflections on the atomic bomb. ’Volume I of the previously uncollected writings of Gertrude Stein.
Stein, Gertrude. Haas
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 197  0 
  Edited by Robert Bartlett Haas. 181 p. printed wraps in good condition. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3518  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Pencillings: Little Essays on Literature
Murray, John Middleton
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. 1923  1923 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 277pp. good+, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / good foxed d/w with lightly chipped edges.' 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25660  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Thought and Expression
Scott, A.F.
Cambridge at the University Press. 1962.  1962 
  8vo. illus. green paper covered boards, hardcover. 143pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21351  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Journals of Arnold Bennett. 3 Volumes
Bennett, Arnold. edited by Newman Flower
Cassell 1932  1932 
  8vo. hardcovers. Volume I 1896-1910; Volume II 1911-1921, Volume III 1921-1928. pp. 419,321,310. indexes. good, some foxing. d/ws of Vol2&3 good+ sunned, d/w of vol1 is torn. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37957  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Testament to the Wilderness - Ten Essays on an Address by C. A. Meier.
Prof. C. A. Meiere.
Daimon Zurich / The Lapis Series - Santa Monica 1985  1985 
  8vo. Softcover. 142pp. Included in this volume are ten highly individual responses to the seminal paper, Wilderness and the search for the Soul of Modern Man. This anthology of original writings was conceived in honor of the lifelong work of Meier of Zurich on this eightieth birthday. It is reccommended reading for all concerned with the future of our troubled world. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38818  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Counsels and Ideals from the Writings of William Osler
Osler, William
London, Humphrey Milford OUP, 1921, 2nd Edition  0 
  8vo. maroon cloth hardcover. 355pp. index, b/w frontis. very good, some foxing. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33909  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Staging Steinbeck: Dramatising The grapes of wrath
Whitebrook, Peter
ISBN: 0304321990
London Cassell 1988  1988 
  8vo hardcover 157pp, b/w illus. very good+, ex-lib / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34990  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies
Barthes, Roland
ISBN: 0374521557
Farrar Straus & Giroux June 1979  1979 
  8vo softcover 152pp very good. In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Graham, the flooding of the Seine and other shared events and aspects of everyday experience. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45723  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Civil Passions: Selected Essays
Krygier, Martin
ISBN: 0975076981
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 303pp very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41351  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Floral Mother and other essays.
Llewellyn, Kate
ISBN: 0207187029
Angus and Robertson.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 205pp. very good. My aid is to recue the essay from academia, to turn it instead to its original purpose to 'essay', to try, to experiement. These essays are about everyday life, and whatever learning they have they wear lightly. My intention is to interest and to amuse, and to have the reader while away an hour as gracefully as possible. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55085  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Man Versus The State.
Spencer, Herbert.
Williams & Norgate. 1885 eight thousand  0 
  Pp ii,113,16 adverts. Size 226x145mm. Original cloth .Gilt. Spine Faded and spotted. Containing, The New Toryism, The Coming Slavery, The Sins of Legislation, The Great Political Superstition. All reprinted from 'The Contemporary Review' with postscript. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55053  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Reflected Light : La Trobe Essayse
Beilharz, Peter & Manne, Robert
ISBN: 1863952462
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2006.  2006 
  8vo. softcover. 343pp. Very good+. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53326  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Wordswork - The Language of Literature and Life
Edited by Robert D Eagleson,
ISBN: 9780454000382
Methuen, Australia, 1977. 
  Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. . Light internal reading wear. General wear to card covers. 184 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0454000383. ISBN/EAN: 9780454000382. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52968. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52968  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Australians in America 1876-1976
Edited & Introduced by John Hammond Moore,
ISBN: 9780702212529
University of Queensland Press, Queensland, 1997. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 331 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0702212520. ISBN/EAN: 9780702212529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52801. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52801  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Sedaris, David
ISBN: 9780316143462
Little Brown, New York, 2004. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Repairable tear to dust jacket front top near spine. Light wear to dust jacket extremities. 256 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0316143464. ISBN/EAN: 9780316143462. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52761. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Sartre ~ A Study
Masters, Brian
ISBN: 9780874714968
Heinemann, London, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Poor Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Thus. Underlining & annotations throughout. 82 pages. Ex-Library book - usual library markings,library pocket inside front boards & covered in clear removable plastic cover. . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0874714966. ISBN/EAN: 9780874714968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52248. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52248  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Artemus Ward: His Book
Artemus Ward,
Ward & Lock's American Library,  No date. 
  Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good/. . Small hardback. No date. Decorative cloth. Red & black illustration of US flag and scroll on front board. 168 pages.Ffep has inscription 'To Violet from Glady'. No rfep. Some foxing to first & last couple of pages. Pages are age-toned, some webbing showing inside at front boards. Looks to be early 1900's. Top & bottom of spine and corners are bumped. General useage wear to rest of book. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000046. 
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
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Untold Stories
Bennett, Alan
ISBN: 0571228305
Faber & Faber London 2005 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xiv,658pp. Prose collection from the playwright. Ills.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 322370  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Arthur Samuel Peake 1865-1929 Essays in Commemoration and Selections from his Writings
Edited by John T Wilkinson,
Epworth Press, London, 1958. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. .Previous owner's name on first page - that of F Engel, noted Australian theologian. No torn or missing pages. Fading to dust wrapper at spine. General age and reading wear. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53302. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Life After Death
Starck, Nigel
ISBN: 9780522852561
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2006. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. No internal inscriptions. 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Reference. ISBN: 0522852564. ISBN/EAN: 9780522852561. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53106. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53106  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Lectures and Biographical Sketches
Ralph Waldo Emerson,
George Routledge and Sons, England, 1894. 
  Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. . Minor title page has small repairable tear to top and also previous owner's name in pencil, small mark where previous price tag was removed from title page - otherwise very clean. Some webbing is showing at spine at rear board. Outer boards show a little bit of discolouration, wear and rubbing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000328. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 000328  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Lives Obscurely Great - Historical essays on Women of New South Wales
Patricia Thompson and Susan York (Editors)
ISBN: 0959843272
Soc. of Women Writers NSW branch 1980  1980 
  8vo. Card Covers. Front cover marked. Signed by the editors and well as Hilarie Lindsay, Lilian James, Valmai Phillips, Lorna Ollif, Lysbeth Cohen. Contents include essays on Mary Callicott, Jane Watsford, Women of Subiaco, George Clarke and the Kamilaroi Tribe, Elizabeth Hawkins Trip 1822, Hannah Laycock of King''s Grove Farm, Sarah Claydon, The Pioneer Lady of Marrickville, Needlewomen, Ann Thorn''s Land Grant, Melinda Kendall, Three Women of Wyong - The Aborigine, the Pioneer and the Outcast, Granny with Clean your Boots, German Women and their Families in NSW, Lindsay Papers, Elizabeth Mitchell - Mother of Albury, Luch Osburn of Sydney Hospital, Mary Ann Hoschke - Upper Orara Valley, Education at Cumnock, The Matriarch of Foster, Doris Dawson and the industrial Blind School, Dame Alice Berry From Cobar, Distinguished Jewish women of NSW, Mammy Ross. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34421  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Military Strategists; Past and Present
Lykke, Arthur F. Jr Col USA Ret.,
United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1992. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. XII, 261 pages, original card wrapper was white, but has rubbed against other volumes in the series which have blue bindings, and has picked up some colour. This publication of Military Strategists: Past And Present, marks its third appearance as a supplemental reference for the course of Military Strategy taught by the Department of national security and strategy. The text contains a sample of articles written by United States Army War College students from the classes of 1982-84 and 1990-91. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Military History; Inventory No: 0212313. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0212313  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Brecht on Theatre; The Development of an Aesthetic
Brecht, Bertolt,
ISBN: 041338800X
Eyre Methuen, London, 1982. 
  Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 400 g; XX, 300 pages, indexed, and illustrated with 41 black-and-white photographs of the text. Top edge of the text block is spotty with foxing, and the edges of the paperback binding are slightly rubbed and starting to curl. Previous owner's name on front end page. This volume presents for the first time in English Bertolt Brecht's major critical writing on the theatre and aesthetics. Here is his definition of the Epic theatre, his theory of alienation-affects in directing, acting and writing. -- also included is A Short Organum for the Theatre, Brecht's most complete statement of his revolutionary philosophy of the theatre. -- rear panel blurb Size: Small Paperback. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Theatre; ISBN: 041338800X. ISBN/EAN: 9780413388001. Inventory No: 0225765. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0225765  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Best Australian Essays 1999
Craven, Peter,
ISBN: 1863953612
Bookman, Melbourne, 1999. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 650 g; XVI, 412 pages, in original softcover binding . The book has a couple of faint reading creases to the spine, but no other damage. The 2nd book of essays by this editor. Size: Standard Paperback. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 1863953612. ISBN/EAN: 9781863953610. Inventory No: 0229653. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0229653  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Her Side of the Story; Readings of Mander, Mansfield, & Hyde
Paul, Mary,
ISBN: 187713371X
University of Otago Press, New Zealand, 1999. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; to 24 pages, includes bibliography, chapter notes and index. In colour illustrated softcover binding which has a crease at the top left of the rear panel. This book explores contemporary ways of reading some important New Zealand text, all produced between 1910 and 1940, except for a recent film and film script which are considered as re-readings of one of the earlier texts. Interpretation of these texts have had a significant impact on New Zealanders' ideas of themselves, an aspect which I draw attention as I classify and cluster together types of readings." -- From the introduction, page 9 Size: Large Format Paperback. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History -- New Zealand; ISBN: 187713371X. ISBN/EAN: 9781877133718. Inventory No: 0232707. 
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232707  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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