Bookshops.com.au your guide to Australian Bookshops
Search Books Search for a Bookshop Log In to bookshops.com.au    View items in your shopping cart
Browse Bookshops   About Us   Resources   Sell Books   List a Bookshop   Register   
Browse Books on Essays

  
Search within Books on Essays
Keyword/s: 
Browse Australian Bookshops specialising in Essays Books
On Grief and Reason : Essays
Brodsky, Joseph
ISBN: 0140250573
Penguin London 1997 
 Paperback Unmarked, no creasing to spine, pages lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 023682  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Heart of Man : An Illustrated Selection
Lawrence, D. H.; Philip, Neil (edited by)
ISBN: 0747504563
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London, United Kingdom 1989 
 Hard Cover Long gift inscription to half title page. Key extracts from Lawrence's novels are interspersed with short stories and poems which charge his 'savage pilgrimage' into 'the heart of man'. Superb illustrations throughout. D/W with closed tear to upper edge back panel (now protected in removable clear archival plastic).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024273  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Fox Number 2
Ramsden, Mel (et al)
Art and Language Foundation New York 1975 
 Paperback An internally unmarked copy in very good condition, sl. chipping to spine folds, top inch or so of spine covering missing but despite all binding appears strong. Inc. a review of John Berger's now classic "Ways of seeing".  Very Good
Price: 64.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028985  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Gothic Pathologies: The Text, the Body, and the Law
Punter, David
ISBN: 0333658027
Macmillan/St. Martin's Press London & New York 1998 First
 Paperback An unmarked apparently unread copy in excellent condition.  Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028971  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Under the Covers and between the Sheets : the inside story Behind Classic Characters, authors, Unforgettable phrases and Unexpected Endings
Joyce, C. Alan; Janssen, Sarah
ISBN: 9781606520345
  2009 
 Hard Cover "Hundreds of surprising little-known flaws, foibles, and feuds of the literary world will draw you into the pages."  Brand New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024873  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Frank Hardy & the Literature of Commitment
Adams, Paul;Lee, Christopher
ISBN: 0958079412
Vulgar Press Melbourne 2003 First
 Paperback   Nr. Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024777  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Ode : The Critical Idiom Series
Jump, John Davies
ISBN: 0416788203
Methuen London 1974 
 Paperback An unmarked copy, sticker over original price back panel.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024707  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Voces De Hispanoamerica : antologia Literaria
Chang-Rodriquez, Raquel;Filer, Malva E.
ISBN: :0838451861
Heinle & Heinle Pub Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1996 Second Edition
 Hard Cover Spanish language. 610 pps. Some pencil marginalia and colour highlighting - does not obscure text. Boards clean, binding tight. "Includes some of the most influential authors of Spanish-American literature from the pre-Columbian period to the present."  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024706  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Chinese Amusement: The Lively Plays of Li Yu
Henry, Eric P.
ISBN: 0208018379
Archon Books North Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1980 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. D/W with sl. edgewear and small loss to spine head (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024677  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Dancing with Mrs. Dalloway : Stories of the Inspiration Behind Great Works of Literature
Johnson, Celia Blue
ISBN: 0399536922
Pengion New York 2011 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover "The real stories behind everyone's favourite novels - from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to The Great Gatsby."  Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025120  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Love Sex Death & Words : Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen
ISBN: 9781848311640
Icon Books London 2010 
 Hard Cover "Provides an unrivalled, sumptuous voyage through the highs and lows of literature's bejewelled past."  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025038  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings - Two Volumes bound as One
Miller, Perry; Johnson, Thomas H.
ISBN: 0486416011
Dover Pubns Mineola, New York, U.S.A. 2001 
 Paperback Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps, prev. bookseller sticker back panel. "The best selection ever made of Puritan literature, point of view and culture." (Back panel - historican Samuel Eliot Morison)  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025744  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The White Goddess A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth
Graves, Robert
ISBN: 0374289328
Farrar, Straus and Giroux New York  Amended and Enlarged Edition
 Hard Cover Internally unmarked, D/W intact with tanned flaps.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025710  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Bloomsbury Guide to Erotic Literature
Mills, Jane
ISBN: 0747508941
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London, United Kingdom 1993 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. D/W also sl. creased and edgeworn (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025676  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Patrick White : Fiction and the Unconscious
Tacey, David J.
ISBN: 0195548671
Oxford Univ Pr Melbourne 1988 First
 Hard Cover Inscribed to PO on ffep, dated March 23, 1988. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025675  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Why Translation Matters
Grossman, Edith
ISBN: 9780300126563
Yale University Press New Haven & London 2010 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Includes Grossman's personal list of important translations  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025674  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Great Writers, Great Loves : The Reinvention of Love in the Twentieth Century
Priest, Ann-Marie
ISBN: 1863951989
Black Inc. Melbourne 2006 
 Paperback A gently read copy with sl. creasing to wraps. "Delves deep into the love lives of eight twentieth-century writers and shows how, in the tumult and novelty of their intimate relationships, they radically transformed our ideas of romantic love." The writers are: Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Charmian Clift, Dylan Thomas and Frank O'Hara.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025627  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Avant-Post
Armand, Louis (edited by)
ISBN: 8073081237
Litteraria Pragensia Prague 2006 Presume First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028074  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read
Bayard, Pierre
ISBN: 1596914696
Bloomsbury USA U.S.A. 2007 Second Printing
 Hard Cover As new "gift quality"book."Ä wonderful combination of slick French philosophising and tongue-in-cheek wit, and an honest appraisal of what it means, or doesn't mean, to read.  As New/As New
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028096  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Folio Book of Literary Puzzles
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen
The Folio Society London 2007 
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" book.  Nr. Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026039  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Dear Miss Mansfield : A Tribute to Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp
Ihimaera, Witi
ISBN: 0670826243
Viking Pr New Zealand 1989 First
 Hard Cover Internally unmarked, minimal edgwear to spine ends and corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026351  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Hamlet on the Holodec k: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
Murray, Janet H.
ISBN: 0262631873
The MIT Press U.S.A. 1998 
 Paperback An unmarked copy, no creasing to spine, small creases to top right corner first two pages (half title and title).  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026770  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Reader in Modern American Literature (the 40’s -the 50’s)
Guterman, N. G.; Polonskaya, N. K.; Fedoseeva, D. A. (compiled and Commented upon)
Moscow Higher School  1977 Presume First
 Hard Cover Corners lightly bumped, pages age tanned.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009204  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Good Fiction Guide
Rogers, Jane
ISBN: 0192806475
Oxford Univ Press Oxford 2005 Second Edition
 Paperback Remainder marks to fore-edges. "Packed with over 1000 authors and over 4,000 recommended titles, this great guide to the world of fiction is every reader's best friend."  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011934  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A Literary History of England : Second Edition
Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)
ISBN: 0710062621
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1967 1976 Reprint
 Hardcover A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013432  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Twentieth Century French Writers
Micks, Wilson; Hill, Alfreda
New Directions U.S.A. 1950 
 Hard Cover Boards with significant insect damage, internally unmarked, binding strong. Writers inc. Paul Claudel, Colette, Marcel Proust, Jean-Paul Sartre, Francois Mauriac and more. 310 pp.s  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018338  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature : Augustan Literature : A guide to restoratio and Eighteenth Century Literature : 1660 to 1789
Simmons, Eva (edited by)
ISBN: 0747520534
Bloomsbury London 1994 
 Hard Cover Produced for The Folio Society. Appears unread.   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015946  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Era of Expressionism
Raabe, Paul
ISBN: 0714506982
Calder & Boyars London 1974 
 Hard Cover Translated from the German by J. M. Ritchie. Sl. spotting to upper fore-edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018249  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A Companion to Gottfried Von Strassburg’s "Tristan"
Hasty, Will (edited by)
ISBN: 1571132031
Camden House U.S.A. 2003 First
 Hard Cover   Brand New/Brand New
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018241  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Gluttony, Pride, and Lust and Other Sins from the World of Books
Turner, Michael; Geare, Michael
ISBN: 0002166216
Collins London 1984 First
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014987  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Andre Breton Today
Balakian, Anna
ISBN: 0930279158
Willis Locker & Owens Pub New York, New York, U.S.A. 1989 
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015116  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Laxdoela Saga: Its Structural Patterns
Adelung, A. Margaret Arent
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press  1972 
 Hard Cover Top right corner ffep cut away on the diagonal (presumably to erase PO details)  Very Good/Issued Without
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017101  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Arrested Voices : Resurrecting the disappeared writers of the Soviet Regime
Shentalinsky, Vitaly
ISBN: 068482776X
Martin Kessler Books/The Free Press New York 1996 First Printing
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Trans. by John Crowfoot, introduction by Robert Conquest.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008065  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Liars : Australian New Novelists
Daniel, Helen
ISBN: 0140097880
Penguin Group Australia  1988 First
 Paperback No creasing to spine, appears unread, pages lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014123  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature : The Twentieth Century : From 1900 to the Present Day
Williams, Linda R. (edited by)
ISBN: 0747520550
  1994 
 Hard Cover Produced for The Folio Society. Appears unread.   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015949  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Erotic Motive in Literature
Mordell, Albert
Boni and Liveright New York 1919 Second Printing
 Hardcover Sl. edgewear to boards, eps tanned, mark to ffep (? prev. price sticker removed), fore-edges tanned and perhaps a little grubby with very sl. spotting.  Very Good/Lacks D/W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009231  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Genealogy and Literature
Quinby, Lee (editor)
ISBN: 0816625611
Univ of Minnesota Pr U.S.A. 1995 
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011927  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
New Approaches to Ezra Pound: A Co-Ordinated Investigation of Pound’s Poetry and Ideas
Hesse, Eva (edited by)
ISBN: 0571088430
Faber & Faber London 1969 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Unread, D/W price-clipped and sl. rubbed.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009425  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
West Indian Literature
King, Bruce (edited by)
ISBN: 0333235908
Macmillan London 1979 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009308  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Albert Wendt and Pacific Literature : Circling the Void
Sharrad, Paul
ISBN: 1869403037
Auckland University Press/Manchester University Press  2003 
 Trade Paperback "...the world's first scholarly book-length study of Pacific writer Albert Wendt, the godfather of modern Pacific literature." Media release laid in.  Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004485  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Presidential Papers
Mailer, Norman
Andre Deutsch London 1964 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG, Shelfwear, bumping, ink name, browning/VG, Edgewear, tear, soiling, edge-browning. Collection of essays and articles. Jacket design by Michael Harvey. Photo on request.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033277  Bookseller: Klanhorn
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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)
Book Number: 52761  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Guardian Omnibus 1821-1971 - an anthology of 150 years of Guardian writing
Ayerst, David
ISBN: 9780002112925
Collins, England, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. 768 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Britain/UK; History. ISBN: 0002112922. ISBN/EAN: 9780002112925. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53142. 
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 53142  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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)
Book Number: 53302  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Pound Era
Kenner, Hugh
ISBN: 0712651195
Pimlico London 1991 
 Paperback A gently read copy with PO name/date to first page. "One of the great critical books of the twentieth century."   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019202  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Keeping cool and other Essays
Haldane, J. B. S
Chatto & Windus London 1940 Presume First
 Hard Cover PO name to front pastedown, prev. bookseller sticker ffep, fore-edges tanned and foxed, sl. foxing, moreso last few pages, blue board edges faded. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, spine faded.  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026082  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
With the Guards to Mexico! And Other Excursions
Fleming, Peter
Rupert Hart-Davis London 1957 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG, Shelfwear, small corner bump, dealer sticker, browning/G, Edgewear, chips, tears, browning. Varied collection of the author's writings. Jacket by Osbert Lancaster. Photo on request.  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033331  Bookseller: Klanhorn
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Armageddon in Retrospect and other New and Unpublished writings on War and Peace
Vonnegut, Kurt; Vonnegut, Mark (introduction by)
ISBN: 0399155082
G.P. Putnam's Sons New York 2008 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Written over the course of a lifetime, yet never before published, these twelve pieces represent Vonnegut's unerring opposition to violence, and his rueful assessment of humanity's attraction to it.  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029312  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
May Gibbs Mother of the Gumnuts her life and work
Walsh, Maureen
ISBN: 0207151784
Cornstalk Sydney 1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover xii,228pp, Ills. Gift inscription else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 322361  Bookseller: Global Village Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Wedding Day in Literature and Art : a Collection of the Best Descriptions of weddings from the Workds of Hte World’s Leading Novelists and poets, Richly Illustrated with Reproductions of Famous Paintings of Incidents of the Nuptial Day
Carter, C. F. (compiled by)
Dodd, Mead & Company New York 1912 Reprint
 Hard Cover First published 1900. A very handsome book with green cloth boards, gilt title to front panel and spine, side fore-edges untrimmed and lightly tanned. PO gift inscription ffep appears contemporary, not 1912. Black and white plates intact. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners. A beautiful homage to what is (usually) thought of as the most important day of one's life.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029352  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Crowning Privilege. The Clark Lectures 1954-1955.
Graves, Robert
Cassell London 1955 First Edition
 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/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26494  Bookseller: Global Village Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The First Cuckoo - letters to The Times 1900-1975
Chosen by Kenneth Gregory,
ISBN: 9780048080257
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Light reading wear. 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; England; Communications & Media. ISBN: 004808025X. ISBN/EAN: 9780048080257. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53149. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53149  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Patty Diphusa and Other Writings
Almodovar, Pedro
ISBN: 0571129161
Faber & Faber London & New York 1992 First English Language Edition
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" of the collected works of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. "Colourful, raunchy and camp, Patty Diphusa is an essential companion to Almodovar's films and a testimonial to Spain's flourishign popular culture."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029476  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Quest for Grace
Clark, Manning
ISBN: 0670830348
Viking Melbourne 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo. ISBN:0670830348. Mannig Clark's second instalment in his autobiography. Previous owner's name. DJ slightly creased on top edge, but repaired and protected. BW photos. 220 pp.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13518  Bookseller: Global Village Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A portrait of Jane Austen
Cecil, David
ISBN: 0094624003
Constable/Hutchinson Australia 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover 208pp, index, many ills. Jane Austen in her time and place. Near fine green cloth h/c in vg dj.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26937  Bookseller: Global Village Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
MADE IN ENGLAND : Australia’s British Inheritance (Quarterly Essay, Issue 12)
Malouf, David
ISBN: 1863953957
Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2003 
 Softcover 100pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper minimally browned at foot. In the fourth 'Quarterly Essay' of 2003, celebrated author David Malouf "looks at Australia's bond with Britain and wonders whether it wasn't the Mother Country which did most of the giving . . . " Plus: Correspondence- 'Whitefella Jump Up', Les Murray, Lillian Holt, P.A. Durack Clancy, Fay Zwicky, Marcia Langton, Tony Birch, Mary Ellen Jordan, Geoff Sharp. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006130  Bookseller: Diversity Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead
ISBN: 0307984761
Crown Publishers New York 2014 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. "Not quite biography, not quite memoir, not quite literary criticism. A wonderfully intelligent exploration of a great novel and its great author."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029496  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Nobel Lectures from the Literature Laureates, 1986 to 2005
Harold Pinter, Elfriede Jelinek, J.M.Coetzee, Imre Kertesz, V.S. Naipaul, Gao Xingjian, Gunter Grass, Jose Saramago, Dario Fo, Wislawa Szymborska, Seamus Heaney, Kenzaburo Oe, Toni Morrison, Derek Walcott, Nadine Gordimer, Oxtavio Paz, Camilo Jose Cela, N
ISBN: 0522853188
Melbourne University Press 2006  2006 
  8vo. Softcover. 308pp. Near fine. Here are the Nobel lectures by the literature laureates from the past 20 years that altogether offer a glimpse into the inpirations, motivations and passionately held beliefs of some of the greatest minds in the world of literature. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58349  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Chaucer’s Measuring Eye.
Holley, Linda Tarte.
ISBN: 0892632747
Rice University Press, USA 1990  1990 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 56247  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Australian Postwar Novelists: Selected Critical Essays
Keesing, Nancy (Editor)
ISBN: 0701607696
Jacaranda Press 1975  1975 
  8vo softcover 218pp very good. Contents includes Critical Essays on the works of Martin Boyd, T.A.G. Hungerford, David Ireland, George Johnston, Thomas Keneally, Alan Marshall, David Martin, Peter Mathers, Hal Porter, Ivan Southall, Randolph Stow, Colin Thiele, Judah Waten, Patrick White. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45616  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Pack of Autolycus
Hope, A. D.
ISBN: 0708102794
Canberra, Australian National University Press, 1978,  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 202pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44798  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Culture and History - Essays presented to Jack Lindsay
Edited by Bernard Smith
ISBN: 0868060895
Hale & Iremonger 1984  1984 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Near fine. 455pp. Illustrated. Jack Lindsay the son of Norman Lindsay. Contributors include Anderson, Orin, John Arnold, Craig Munro, R. D. FitzGerald, James Borg, Don Watston, Bernard Miles, Nikolai Lopyrev, Jeremy Hawthorn, Michael Wilding, V. S. Vakrushev, Christopher Hill, Stephen Knight, Bernard Smith, Robert Browning, Robert Smith, Humphrey McQueen and L. T. Hergenham. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62642  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett - The Stoic Comedians
Kenner, Hugh
W. H. Allen 1964. First edition  0 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Very Good. In this sequential treatment of Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett, the author sets out to illustrate how each exploits the devices of our typographic culture. He traces the intricate development of the novel, comparing the various ways in which each writer controls the format of the book and at the same time capitalizes on the great capacity of the novel for facts. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45631  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Modern Essays on Eighteenth-century Literature
Damrosch, Leopold, Jr.
ISBN: 0195049241
New York Oxford University Press, 1988  1988 
  8vo softcover 488pp very good. Students of English literature in the eighteenth century. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26978  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Claremont Essays
Trilling, Diana
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965  1965 
  8vo. hardcover. 243pp. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23807  Bookseller: Dial a Book
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Crème de la Phlegm: Unforgettable Australian Reviews
Bennie, Angela
ISBN: 0522852416
Melbourne University Publishing  2006 First
 Hard Cover An as new "gift quality" book. "Chronicles the colourful practice of critical invective over the past fifty years, some of which is couched in superb argument, but most of which comes tailing clouds of self-glory and dull censure."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029507  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
And Yet...: Essays
Hitchens, Christopher
ISBN: 1476772061
Simon & Schuster New York 2015 First Printing
 Hard Cover A brand new unmarked book. "With this posthumous volume, his reputation and his readers will continue to grow."  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029575  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Malraux Life and Work
De Courcel, Martine (edited by); Malraux, Andre
ISBN: 0151562806
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York & London 1976 
 Hard Cover Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, PO name ffep obliterated with blue ink, D/W with sl. edgewear inc. closed tear to upper back spine fold (now protected). "This series of biographical and critical essays evokes a portrait of one of the greatest literary figures and influences of the twentieth century. Each of the contributors offers a different view of Malraux's life and work, and finally converge to yield a complete image of the man."  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020433  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Best Australian Essays 2013
Manne, Robert
ISBN: 1863956255
Black Inc. Melbourne 2013 
 Paperback An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029682  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Way We Live Now
Levin, Bernard
Jonathan Cape, London  1985 
 Hardcover hb/dw, xix, 267 pp., index, black cloth. Fine copy in v/good d/jacket. Book Fine/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12052  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A Day with Charles Dickens.
Clare, Maurice
Hodder & Stoughton London  0 
 Hardcover HB, 20.5 x 14.5 cm, 44 pp., Col illust.,Grey card dec. cover. Good to Fair.Cover: rubbed upper edge or spine and corners, light stains. Pages: Front endpaper removed, foxing throughout, yellowed edges. Book Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10578  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson. Second series.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
George G. Harrap & Co. London  0 
 Hardcover Limpbound Fawn Suede leather, 13 x 18 cm, 228 pp., B+W Frontispiece tissued, Good to fair. Cover: worn and torn at edges. Pages: Front endpaper inscribed and dated 1910 by previous owner, first page before frontispiece split at spine seam, quite yellowed at edges, some foxing. Page Marking ribbon in tact. Book Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11004  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Sing High! Sing Low! A book of essays.
Sitwell, Osbert
Macmillan, London  1944 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb, 22 x 13 cm., 189 pp., brown cloth. Very good condition. Book Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13134  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell
Sitwell, Sacheverell
Robert Hale London.  1955 
 Hardcover Hardback with dustwrapper 22x14cm 300pages. Book in very good condition, dustwrapper worn. Book Very Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13137  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A Reader’s Guide to D.H. Lawrence
Hobsbaum, Philip
Thames and Hudson, London  1981 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 160 pp., index, brown cloth. Very good condition in v/good d/jacket. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11584  Bookseller: Facts and Fiction
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Milton’s Ode on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity, L’Allegro, Il Penseroso and Lycidas
Verity, A W
Cambridge at the University Press,  1924. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 172 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52925. Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 52925  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Dreaming Swimmer: Non-Fiction, 1987-1992
James, Clive,
ISBN: 0224036025
Jonathan Cape, London, 1992. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour; ISBN: 0224036025. ISBN/EAN: 9780224036023. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10269. Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10269  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
French Achievement in Literature
Moore, Will Grayburn,
ISBN: 0713515082
G.Bell and Sons, London, 1969. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0713515082. ISBN/EAN: 9780713515084. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12675. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12675  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Older & Wiser - Essays 2002-2009
Devine, Frank,
Quadrant Books, Sydney, 2009. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Writers and Writing; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN/EAN: 9780980677805. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25814. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25814  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures
Ackroyd, Peter,
ISBN: 0701173009
Chatto & Windus, London, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0701173009. ISBN/EAN: 9780701173005. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12870. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12870  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Scandal of Susan Sontag
Ching, Barbara and Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.,
ISBN: 9780231149174
Columbia University Press, USA, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780231149174. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9065. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9065  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
At the Same Time : Essays and Speeches
Sontag, Susan,
ISBN: 9780241143711
Hamish Hamilton, London, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780241143711. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12141. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12141  Bookseller: Berry Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Edgar Rice Burroughs the Man Who created Tarzan Volume 2 (II)
Porges, Irwin
ISBN: 0345251318
Ballantine New York 1976 First Thus
 Trade Paperback Includes pp663-1310, plates. Almost as new v fine copy  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28798  Bookseller: Global Village Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Remember to Remember
Miller, Henry
The Grey Walls Press, London, 1952. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Wear to dust jacket extremities & folds. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 256 pages. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Dust Jacket price-clipped. 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: 52148. Very Good Condition
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52148  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Here and Now: Letters (2008-2011)
Auster, Paul; Coetzee, J.M,
ISBN: 9780571299270
Harvill Secker, London, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. First Export Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 248 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Both authors and good friends, they exchanged letters over a period from 2008-2011 and touched on nearly every subject, from sports to fatherhood, literature to film, philosophy to politics, from the financial crisis to art, eroticism, marriage, friendship and love. Great minds at work. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780571299270. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3018. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 3018  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Good Fiction Guide
Rogers, Jane,
ISBN: 9780192100214
Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First Edition. First impression. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 495 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Front endpapers and title pages marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. The dust jacket has been protected by a removable plastic cover. Covering everyone from Leo Tolstoy and Mark Twain to Don De Lillo and Lorrie Moore, Good Fiction Guide offers an informative reference work on novelists and their works, with an emphasis of twentieth-century fiction and popular classics, but with ample coverage of major novelists of the past. The guide takes us on a stimulating tour of the literary landscape. Here are more than one thousand alphabetically arranged biographies of important novelists, ranging from Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola. There are profiles of leading contemporary writers, such as Ann Beattie, Thomas Pynchon, Jane Smiley, Martin Amis, Amy Tan, Peter Carey, V.S. Naipaul, and Harold Brodkey. The entries provide a flavor of each writer's work, recommend which of their books to read, and include suggestions for related reading, leading you to other writers whose work may be either comparable or an interesting contrast. Equally important, the guide includes 34 essays that illuminate genres such as Crime, Adventure, Romance, and Magic Realism, or offer intriguing looks at the national literatures of such places as Australia, India, and the Caribbean. Each entry is a personal essay by an expert in the field and includes their top twelve recommended titles. Good Fiction Guide is a perfect road map for everyone exploring the highways and byways of fiction. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Fiction. ISBN: 0192100211. ISBN/EAN: 9780192100214. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3223. Very Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 3223  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
English Interludes; Mallarme, Verlaine, Paul Valery, Valery Larbaud in England, 1860-1912
Mackworth, Cecily
ISBN: 0710078781
Routledge & K. Paul London 1974 First
 Hard Cover Appears unread, D/W lightly rubbed.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017100  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Wildflower Diary; A Memorial Volume Compiled from Articles Published in the ’Junior Age’ During Periods 1960 -- 64 are
Waddell, Winifred,
ISBN: 0959849300
Native Plants Preservation Society of Victoria, Maryborough, Victoria, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Elisabeth Cochrane. First Edition. XI, 150 pp., foreword by Geoffrey N. Christensen, biographical note, editors introduction, some books were further reading, index. Coloured illustrated frontispiece by Elisabeth Cochrane, and the numerous illustrations used within the text are also done by the same illustrator. Green coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Elisabeth Cochrane, with white background with black wrting on the front panel and spine. The previous owner had protected the book with plastic, and unfortunately the sticky tape glued has browned, leaving marks on both fold over flaps, and opposite on the free end pages. Otherwise without damage. A republishing of articles written by the author for children in the early 1960s for a newspaper about the natural plants [and fauna] to be found in and around Victoria. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Elisabeth Cochrane. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; Journalism; Non-Fiction -- Younger Readers; Natural History -- Botany. ISBN: 0959849300. ISBN/EAN: 9780959849301. Inventory No: 0223675. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0223675  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Credos and Curios
Thurber, James,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: James Thurber. First Edition. XII, 180 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, in text line drawings. Slight speckling of the top edge of the book, dustwrapper is chipped, mainly along the top edge, and rubbed on the spine creases. A posthumous collection of pieces never before published in book form. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour. Inventory No: 0206501. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206501  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Pistache
Faulks, Sebastian,
ISBN: 0091797071
Hutchinson, London, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The book is secondhand, but shows no damage. Matching dustjacket. Inspired by radio four "the Write Stuff" Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 103 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Parodies; Language & Linguistics. ISBN: 0091797071. ISBN/EAN: 9780091797072. Inventory No: 0265809. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265809  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Festschrift for Kenneth Fitzpatrick Russell
Various Authors,
ISBN: 0909174113
Queensberry Hill Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1978. Limited-edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Limited-edition. 800 g; [iv], 203; portrait frontispiece, 8 illustrations, list of symposium registrants, quarter leather binding, raised bands, in Australian hide. Edition limited to 375 numbered copies of which 350 are for sale this bieng number 6. Published for the Department of Medical History, University of Melbourne. Proceedings of a Symposium arranged by the Section of Medical History A.M.A. (Victorian branch) 25th February 1977. The top edge of the text block shows the lightest tracery of foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Medicine; ISBN: 0909174113. ISBN/EAN: 9780909174118. Inventory No: 0218426. Very Good Condition
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0218426  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Elizabethan Drama 1558-1642. A History of the Drama in England from the Accession of Queen Elizabeth to the Closing of the Theaters, to which is prefixed a Resume of the Earlier Drama from its Beginnings. In 2 Vols.
Schelling, Felix E. ( Prof. ),
Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1908. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Vol. I xlvi, 606 p., Vol II xii, 685 pp.; contents of volume I; The Old Sacred Drama, The Morality and the Earlier Secular Drama, Early Dramas of School and Court, The London Playhouse, The New Romantic Drama, The National Historical Drama, Domestic Drama, Romantic Comedy, Historical Drama on Foreign Themes, The Comedy of Humors And the War of the Theatres, Romantic Tragedy. Contents of volume II History and Tragedy on Classical Myth and Story, The College Drama, the English Masque, The Pastoral Drama, Tragicomedy and "Romance", Later Comedy of Manners, Decadent Romance, The Drama in Retrospect, Bibliographical Essay, a list of plays and like productions written, acted, or published in England between the years 1558 and 1642, index. Top edge of both volumes gilt, half title page of volume numeral 1 has a short tear, both volumes have the previous owner's name stamped on the front paste down, and on the bottom edge of each volume. Discoloration of the page edges due to handling, flecking of the cloth. Still a quite presentable set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0207604. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0207604  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/2001
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g., illustrated wrapper. CD Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 224 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0265864. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265864  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
On writing and politics: 1967-1983
Grass, Gunter,
ISBN: 0140089020
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1987. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 156 pages. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges and reading creases on the spine. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; General essays in German Texts; ISBN: 0140089020. ISBN/EAN: 9780140089028. Inventory No: 0265812. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265812  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Controversial Essays
Sparrow, John,
Faber & Faber, London, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 350 g; XVIII, 110 pages, in original light blue cloth covered boards, with gilt titling. Price clipping to the front fold over flap, and two spots of insect damage to the rear fold over crease. Slight abrasion at the top right-hand edge of the dust jacket front panel. Many of these essays appeared as reviews or occasional pieces in The Times Literary Supplement and Encounter. Readers of Independent Essays will recognise the clarity of judgement and cogency of argument there displayed, brought to bear upon a wide variety of issues. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0224604. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0224604  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Drama
Williams, Margaret A.,
ISBN: 0195504070
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1977. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 100 g; 48 pages, includes bibliography. In original decorated binding, which has faded on the spine section and across the top edge of the front panel. Part of a series of books on Australian writers and their work. In this book market William provides a clear and readable outline of the way that commercial and critical success achieved in recent years by Australian plays has developed. She explains its theatrical and social context, assesses the writings of its principal exponents, and shows how the most recent plays are related to many that went before by recurrent themes which also throw light on the evolution of Australian society Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0195504070. ISBN/EAN: 9780195504071. Inventory No: 0225509. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0225509  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Blainey ; Eye on Australia; Speeches and Essays of Geoffrey Blainey
Blainey, Geoffrey,
ISBN: 186337048X
Schwartz Books, Melbourne, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g; XIV, 274 pages, with original photographic illustrated paperback binding. The first couple of pages shows some foxing, but otherwise the book, apart from the normal appearances of ageing, is in very good order. Included in the book are speeches that have made headlines, started debates, and even demonstrations. Size: Standard Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History -- Australia; ISBN: 186337048X. ISBN/EAN: 9781863370486. Inventory No: 0225832. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0225832  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Luigi Pirandello
Bassnett-McGuire, Susan,
ISBN: 0394624106
Grove Press, New York, 1983. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 300 g; X, 190 pages, with index, bibliography and chapter references. The book has 10 black-and-white photographs in a central section. Photographic illustrated paperback binding. The book shows no sign of damage. In this study the author examines the range of Pirandello's theatre, contrasting key plays in each of the stylistic areas of his work. Size: Small Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0394624106. ISBN/EAN: 9780394624105. Inventory No: 0225834. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0225834  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
novels & novelists (Edited by J. Middleton Murry. )
Mansfield, Katherine (Murry, Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp 1888 – 1923 ),
Constable, London, 1930. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. as can be seen in the attached photograph the rear panel has a couple of grubby marks, and the class have the head and tail of the spine section is rubbed and chipped; the edges of the corners are also rubbed with slight exposure of the cardboard beneath. New Zealand bookseller's rubberstamp the bottom right hand corner of the front paste down. there is the occasional pencil mark in the margins. The book includes an index of authors. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books for Writers. Inventory No: 0256553. Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0256553  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Passionate Love Letters an anthology of Desire
lovric, Michelle,
ISBN: 0297835947
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 575 g; 50 pages, including acknowledgements, seven envelopes with facsimiles of letters, quotations, and images of romance. Illustrated dust jacket. The book shows no sign of damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0297835947. ISBN/EAN: 9780297835943. Inventory No: 0226643. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0226643  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Karma of Words; Buddhism and the Literary Arts in Medieval Japan
Lafleur, William R.,
ISBN: 0520056221
University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 350 g; XVI, 208 pages, indexed, includes a bibliography, Japanese names and terms and chapter notes. The book covers the major periods of Japanese history from the fifth millennium to the present time, with special emphasis on Buddhism in Japan's mediaeval period from outside the perspective of the various schools and sects that were spawned in this period. Slight rubbing of the edges of the paperback binding, price blacked out on the rear panel, and a small rubbed mark at the top left hand of the same . Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature; Literary Criticism; Religion -- Eastern; ISBN: 0520056221. ISBN/EAN: 9780520056220. Inventory No: 0226693. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0226693  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov
Patrouch, Joseph F.,
ISBN: 0385086962
Doubleday, New York, 1974. Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
 Hardcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0385086962. ISBN/EAN: 9780385086967. Inventory No: 0227245. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0227245  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Interview with History
Fallaci, Oriana,
ISBN: 0395252237
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0227580  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Portraits of the Artist -- New Writing in Australia; Special Double Edition; Volume 64; Number 1 -- 2;2005
Meanjin,
ISBN: 0522851924
Meanjin Company Ltd, Carlton, Victoria, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; (6) 342, (4) +17 full-page colour illustrations including frontal nudity. In original photographic illustrated softcover. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0522851924. ISBN/EAN: 9780522851922. Inventory No: 0227626. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0227626  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Raven and Writing Desk
Huxley, Francis,
ISBN: 0500011559
Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/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. The top edge of the text block shows traces of spotting/foxing, and there is a gift inscription dated 1980 which takes up the most part of the front free end page. Otherwise the book is free of damaged or inscription, and the dustjacket has only a 0.25 inch tear at the top centre of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books; ISBN: 0500011559. ISBN/EAN: 9780500011553. Inventory No: 0227629. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0227629  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Through the Magic Door
Doyle, Arthur Conan,
Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., London, 1907. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. 16 publisher's advertisements (dated November, 1907) Red coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Wearing to both the top and bottom book edges. Fading, stains and marks to the cloth of the book. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. Fading to the backstrip. Browning and faint foxing marks to the endpapers and age toning to the internal text. In this book Sir Arthur Condan Doyle takes the reader through the Magic door -- into books and reading. Essays on Scott, Johnson, Pepys, Hawthorne, Samuel and Richardson. Frontispiece photograph with tissue guard & 15 other photographs and art pieces Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover ). 274 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books About Books ; Inventory No: 0266265. Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266265  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Recollections of Rubens
Burckhardt, Jacob,
Phaidon, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Rubens. First Edition. XII, 252, 120, 16 pages, includes indexes and bibliographical notes, 120 black-and-white reproductions of artworks, in a rear section, and XXIII illustrations, within the text area, 4 of which are reproduced in colour. There is a gift inscription on the front free end page "with many thanks for constant help, from the editor 1/7/50". Illustrated dustjacket is quite rubbed on all of the vertical folds and across both top and bottom edges. Now protected. This is the last work of the famous author of the "Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy." A selection from the correspondence of Rubens, for the 1st time translated into English, is appended to this edition. The volume is edited by H Gerson, who has also chosen the illustrations. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rubens. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Art -- Biography; Inventory No: 0228216. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228216  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 4/1989 Translation
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 641 -- 848 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220121. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0220121  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/1989 Whither the humanities?
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 435-640 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220122. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0220122  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/1989 Whither the humanities?
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 435-640 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220123. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0220123  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1982
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pages 155-288. , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Ownership inscription on first page, tide mark at the lower right-hand corner of the first page, and also the second page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0220124. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0220124  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order -- volumes II, III, & IV
Boswell, James,
Routledge , Warnes, & Routledge, London, 1859. Reissued
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Reissued. 1.2 kg; 3 volumes AND missing the 1st volume. The title continues -- a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published: the whole exhibiting a review of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for nearly half a century in which he flourished by James Boswell, Esq. A new edition illustrated by copious notes, and illustrated with numerous portraits, views and characteristic designs engraved, authentic sources. In 4 volumes." All 3 volumes have gilt detailing/infill to the spine, and both front and rear panels of the cloth covered boards are raised to presents various crests, and "National Illustrated Library" in relief. All edges of the pages have darkens with age, the corners are lightly bumped, there is some rubbing of the lower corners. Offset canning/foxing to the preliminary pages of each volume. Clean and free of inscription otherwise. Volume IV complete with a chronological list of Dr Johnson's works, and some advertising from the publisher. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography; Journalism; Inventory No: 0230478. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230478  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Life and Letters of Erasmus; Lectures Delivered at Oxford 1893-4
Froude, James Anthony,
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1899. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 600 g; VI, 452, 4 pages, with index and 2 pages of advertisements in original dark red cloth covered boards which have faded on the spine and on the lower part of the front panel. Front edge untrimmed. Decorated end pages ownership inscription on the verso of the front free end page, internally clean apart from the occasional foxing mark. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Classics; Inventory No: 0230533. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230533  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Garden Stories in Spiritual Sunshine
Kershaw, Ethel M,
Self Published, Pascoe Vale, Melbourne, 1944. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 100 g; 16 pages, in decorated softcover binding with 2 staples to the spine. The author has gathered together thoughts and poetry and compiled them by season in this book. Reduced postage will apply for this item. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0228447. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228447  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Beyond Relevance; a Collection of Essays
Gorr, Louis F. -- Editor,
Scott, Foresman And Company, Glenview, Illinois, 1971. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; (14,) 337 pages, and illustrated with black-and-white photographs. In original illustrated softcover binding. The binding is slightly rubbed on its edges, the book apart from pages 95 -- 97 which have traces of foxing, is clean and free of any marking. Designed for school students, it was arranged in 5 sections, and has essays by people like Malcolm X, Margaret Mead, Walter Lippman, Marshall McLuhan, Tom Wolfe, and Lewis Chester. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0228467. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228467  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Alfred Deakin Lectures; Ideas for the Future of a Civil Society
Australian Broadcasting Corporation,
ISBN: 0733310532
ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 785 g; XIV, 592 pages, colour illustrated softcover binding. The book shows no damage. These lectures were delivered in May 2001 in a spirit of genuine enquiry and enthusiasm for the challenges facing Australia in the 21st century. 56 of the world's most important thinkers addressed some of the most pressing issues confronting Australians after a century of nationhood. -- Rear panel blurb Gareth Evans, Benedict Anderson, Marilyn Butler, Rodney Hall, John Carroll, Leroy Hood, Susan Greenfield, Jared Diamond, Peter brain, Martin Flanagan, Trevor Barr, Don Blackmore, Ian McDougall, Malcolm Fraser, Paul Kelly, Don Watson Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australiana; ISBN: 0733310532. ISBN/EAN: 9780733310539. Inventory No: 0231130. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0231130  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Random Thoughts and Dialogues
Guest, H. (Lo) ,
ISBN: 0533030641
Vantage Press, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. signed by author on front free end Page. 300 g; (8), 120 pages, in original dark brown cloth covered boards, with the dustjacket. The book and dust jacket shows no damage apart from slight fading of the spine section of the jacket. Previous owner's name sticker at the top right of the front free end page adjacent to a request for Best Wishes followed by the author's signature, and the author's name sticker and address are on the front fold over flap over the publisher's information. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; signed by author on front free end Page. ISBN: 0533030641. ISBN/EAN: 9780533030644. Inventory No: 0232143. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232143  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The House of Fiction -- essays on the novel edited with an introduction by Leon Edel
James, Henry,
Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 500 g; 288 pages, indexed, with bibliographical note. In original hardcover binding, top edge tinted red, with foxing to the front edge of the text block. Offset tanning of the free end pages. Price clipped dustjacket has short tears either side of the spine at the head and tail, and light rubbing at the corners of the fold overs. 4 of the 18 pieces here assembled were collected in other works, from 1888 through to 1956, the other 12, culled from long forgotten periodicals, symposia and other obscure sources, now appear for the 1st time in this country in a volume bearing their author's name Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0232594. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232594  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Full Room; An A-Z of Contemporary Playwriting
Dromgoole, Dominic,
ISBN: 0413772306
Methuen, London, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 500 g; XII, 299, (9) pages, original hardcover binding, no damage, colour illustrated dustjacket, again no damage. In this highly personal and comprehensive survey of contempt drama, the author, one of Britain's most innovative young directors, celebrates the plays and playwrights at the forefront of theatre today. Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0413772306. ISBN/EAN: 9780413772305. Inventory No: 0232657. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232657  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Her Side of the Story; Readings of Mander, Mansfield, & Hyde
Paul, Mary,
ISBN: 187713371X
University of Otago Press, New Zealand, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover 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 are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History -- New Zealand; ISBN: 187713371X. ISBN/EAN: 9781877133718. Inventory No: 0232707. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232707  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Stumbling Block
Mauriac, Francois,
The Harvill Press, London, 1956. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 300 g; 92pp., last 2 blank, translator's note, preface by author. Light blue coloured boards with purple writing on the spine. The plain paper printed dustwrapper has a sticker Mark at the top right-hand quarter of the front panel, and a quarter inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. No other damage to describe. Text is translated by Gerard Hopkins. "This book is profession of faith and an examination of conscience by the greatest French Catholic novelist of today.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion -- Christianity; France; Inventory No: 0232780. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232780  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Raven and Writing Desk
Huxley, Francis,
ISBN: 0500011559
Thames & Hudson, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 500 g; 191 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, many line illustrations. Previous owner's name and blind stamped seal on the front free end page. Otherwise free of damage.. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books on Books; ISBN: 0500011559. ISBN/EAN: 9780500011553. Inventory No: 0232783. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0232783  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Smile and the Tear
Somerville, E. Oe. & Ross, Martin,
Methuen, London, 1933. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Edith Somerville. First Edition. 600 g; VIII, 152 pages, with a frontispiece and 7 other collotypes as well as a number of line drawings within the text. Ownership inscription dated 1938 on the front free end page, darkening of the spine section of the binding, and (cloth spine label pasted to the same), and evidence of water/and moisture damage to both front and rear boards of the binding, and and to the inside corner of the rear paste down. Traces of foxing to the edges of the pages which are untrimmed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Edith Somerville. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Local History -- Ireland; Inventory No: 0233763. Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233763  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
THE SPIKE MILLIGAN LETTERS
MILLIGAN, Spike. [ Ed. Norma Farnes ],
ISBN: 0718116372
M. & J. Hobbs in Assoc. Michael Joseph, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Spike Milligan. First Edition. 550 g.;159pp. 8vo. Original silver decorated boards with dustjacket, traces of foxing to the front fold over flap. Illustrations and photographic plates in black and white throughout. "Spike Milligan is a writer who wishes to amuse, educate and beautify - all at the same time. He also acts, performs, tells stories, plays music, paints pictures and writes innumerable letters to family friends, enemies, strangers, sufferers, in fact, the world in general. Here is a collection compiled by his manager." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Spike Milligan. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0718116372. ISBN/EAN: 9780718116378. Inventory No: 0233203. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233203  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Terminal Paradox; The Novels of Milan Kundera
Banerjee, Maria Nemcova,
ISBN: 0802111270
Grove Weidenfeld, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 550 g; X, 294 pages, includes notes. In original hardcover binding, purple cloth, buff boards with a decorated dustjacket. Neither the book nor the dustjacket have any damage. The author of the study shares Kundera's cultural background. She is thus uniquely qualified to illumine the Czech influences on his work, and she does so deftly, through a rich interpretive reading, without forcing him into a political or ideological straitjacket. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0802111270. ISBN/EAN: 9780802111272. Inventory No: 0233227. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233227  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
In Praise of Prometheus
Golden, Leon,
the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 400 g; XII, 137, (3) pages, with bibliography and index. In original cloth backed boards with gilt decoration on the front panel, and gill titling on the spine. Decorated dustjacket, has a 2 inch ragged tear at the top right of the rear panel. Trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block, ownership inscription on the front free end page. An analysis of Aeschylus's works, with regards to his religious, political, and patriotic themes. The author argues that far from being a may even and primitive religious thinker, he possessed in reality, a very sophisticated theology. The author identifies Aeschylus in this analysis as a rationalist and a humanist. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Classics; Inventory No: 0234077. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234077  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Short Studies on Great Subjects Vols. I. II, III, Iv
Froude, James Anthony,
Longmans Green & Company, London, 1891. New Edition
 Red Buckram Red Buckram. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. New Edition. 2.2 kg.; The 4 volumes comprise the complete set for the edition published in 1891. All 4 volumes bound in dark red buckram, although volume I is missing the printer's colophon is appears to be a volume in the series, being printed in the same year and bearing "in 4 volumes" on the title page. All volumes appear to be free of any inscription. Volume I -- 1890s 7, VI, 664, 26 pages -- ex-libris rubberstamp on 1st blank page, one page in the publisher's catalogue at the rear is loose/free. Rubbing to both lower corners. volume II -- 1896, (8), 598 -- ex-libris rubberstamp on the verso of front free end page, spine is slightly faded, moisture spots on front panel, rubbing to the lower rear corner. Silver printer's colophon at top left of front panel. volume III -- 1896, (8), 358 pages -- ex-libris rubberstamp on verso of front free end page. Slight fading of the spine section of the binding, silver printer's colophon at the top left of the front board. volume IV -- 1897, VIII, 572 pages. -- Ex-libris rubberstamp on verso front free end page, printer's silver colophon at top left of front board, rubbing of the lower front corner. a picture can be provided to help assess condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History; Inventory No: 0234512. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234512  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Work & Property &c
Gill, Eric,
J. M. Dent, London, 1937. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Denis Tegetmeier . First Edition. 300 g; (8), 141, (3) pages in original pale yellow cloth binding, which has darkened on the spine, (the feel of the cloth is linen rather than buckram), slightly darkened with age on the top edge in front edge of the text block, internally clean, original bookseller's sticker at the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Illustrated with 12 line drawings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Denis Tegetmeier . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0234737. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234737  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Genius of Friendship ’T. E. Lawrence
Williamson, Henry,
Faber & Faber, London, 1941. Second Impression
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Second Impression. 350 g; 80 pages, in original light brown cloth binding with titling on the spine, somewhat bumped, rubbed and grubby on the binding, splash marks on the front free end page, splitting of the end pages at the top of the hinges, otherwise in relatively good condition. . Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0235048. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235048  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/2008
Meanjin,
ISBN: 9780522855593
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 2008. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 400 g; 208 pages, with some colour, and also black-and-white illustrations, bound in colour illustrated softcover binding. There is no damage to describe. This is a redesigned Meanjin, slightly larger, with colour. This edition has an essay by Andrea Goldsmith, an interview with Sophie Cunningham, and the usual Poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780522855593. Inventory No: 0236065. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236065  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Portable Renaissance Reader
McLaughlin, Mary Martin & Ross, James Bruce -- Editors,
ISBN: 0140150617
Penguin, New York, 1980. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 550 g; XII, 756 pages, with an introduction, and chronological table covering the 15th, 16th centuries. With colour illustrated softcover binding, slight aged toning of the page edges, and previous owner's sticker at the lower right-hand corner of the 1st page. No other damage to describe. This collection presents the European Renaissance in the words of more than 100 of its monarchs, prelates, merchants, scholars, artists, poets and ordinary citizens. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0140150617. ISBN/EAN: 9780140150612. Inventory No: 0236066. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236066  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Practising History; Selected Essays
Tuchman, Barbara W.,
ISBN: 0333347978
Macmillan & Company, London, 1983. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; VIII, 312 pp., preface by author. The original colour illustrated softcover binding has a crease across the front panel bottom right-hand corner, and there is ownership inscription on the inside of the front cover. "....now brings together for most provocative, reflective, and illuminating writings on history -- essays, reported, and addresses selected from her work of nearly 45 years.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History; ISBN: 0333347978. ISBN/EAN: 9780333347973. Inventory No: 0236298. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236298  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The Fragile Pattern; Institutions and Man
Coombs, Dr. H. C,
Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1970. First Edition
 illustrated Card illustrated Card. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 100 g; 64 pp. Illustrated front cover with abstract design, with white writing on the front panel and pink on the spine. The usual toning of the page edges, but that is no damage otherwise to describe. The Boyer lecture of 1970, given by Dr Coombs about the private man and public institutions. "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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Economics. Inventory No: 0235090. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235090  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Situations
Sartre, Jean-Paul,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0235503. Very Good Condition
Price: 18.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235503  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Arnold Toynbee, a Selection from His Works
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph,
ISBN: 0192152599
Oxford University Press, Oxford, Britain, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 600 g; XXII, 328 pages, in original red papered boards with gilt titling, and a dust jacket which apart from the price clipped in hand and a hint of fading to the spine, has no damage. The 54 pieces chosen for this book are linked by short exclamatory passages, and the editor, E WF Tomlin has provided a new introduction which traces the course of Toynbee's thought. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0192152599. ISBN/EAN: 9780192152596. Inventory No: 0235617. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235617  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
The new Poetic
Stead, C. K.,
Penguin , Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1967. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. in this survey Professor Stead offers a radical reappraisal of the poetry and criticism of TS Eliot, whom he places in a tradition running unbroken from the great Romantics. As a result he not only rediscovers the essential "newness" of the major poetry of our age,, but stimulates insight into the essential nature of all great poetry – rear panel blurb Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 199 pages. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges and reading creases on the spine. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Poetry. Inventory No: 0270767. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270767  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
an unsentimental education – writers and Chicago
McQuade Molly – editor,
ISBN: 0226562107
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. nice clean copy, no damage to describe, no annotations. This is a collection of candid interviews with 21 of leading novelists and poets from the University of Chicago presented as first person essays, and provides an occasion for the rights to reflect on the Chicago experiences and ideas about education in general – dust jacket blurb. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; USA; Books on Books. ISBN: 0226562107. ISBN/EAN: 9780226562100. Inventory No: 0270775. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270775  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
In Our Time
Blainey, Geoffrey,
ISBN: 1863502726
Information Australia, Melbourne, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 450 g; VI, 194 pages, in original hardcover binding, with gilt titling on the spine and front panel. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. There is no damage to describe. This book, a collection of Blainey's articles, speeches and essays of the 1990s, reflect on major events in Australia's lifetime, including challenges to our sense of nationhood today. Among the offerings is an assessment of the highs and lows of the country's development in the 1st Fleet, arriving in a final balance sheet of credits and debits, victories and errors. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History -- Australia; Australiana; ISBN: 1863502726. ISBN/EAN: 9781863502726. Inventory No: 0236524. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236524  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
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. First Edition
 Softcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 052135983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521359832. Inventory No: 0236813. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236813  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Rooms in the Darwin Hotel; Studies in English Literary Criticism and Ideas, 1880-1920
Gibbons, Tom H.,
ISBN: 0855640723
University of Western Australia Press, Perth, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/good. First Edition. 500 g; XII, 164 pages, with references, and index. The top right-hand corner of the front board has been knocked quite heavily, and there is a tear in the dust jacket at that position, the spine and rear panel of the dust jacket have been faded, and there is a 1.5 inch tear at the top right-hand side of the rear panel. Otherwise a clean copy free of any annotation. "Although my study is mainly concerned with certain relationships between ideas and literary criticism during the period 1880-1920, I hope that it will throw a useful light upon important aspect of the period's creative literature, which I assumed to be major by any standard" -- more generally, and perhaps more importantly, it should help to establish that the elitism and occultism of WB Yeats were the reverse of unusual during the period under discussion." Page VIII Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0855640723. ISBN/EAN: 9780855640729. Inventory No: 0236785. Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236785  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin Papers 3/1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 145-244 pages, illustrated with reproductions from the 1945 Archibald exhibition; short story, articles, poetry etc Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211959. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211959  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 1/1955
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1955. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 1-160; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Includes an article by Arthur Miller entitled "a Modest Proposal for Pacification of the Public Temper" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211939. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211939  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 1-1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 1-96; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. The rear panel is missing approximately 1" x 2.5" x 3" at the top left-hand corner Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211940. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Fair Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211940  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3 / 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. Pages 209-320, articles and reviews, illustrations. Minor chipping, and a 0.5 inch tear at the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211941. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211941  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin papers 1-1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. First Edition. Pages 1-96, articles, at work, poetry; illustrated wrapper. there is a half inch tear on the right-hand side of the front cover. No other damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211942. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211942  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin papers volume 4, number Two 1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Good Condition/. First Edition. Pages 69-152, includes short story, articles, poetry, reviews, art. The oversize stapled wrapper has a number of small tears. The text block has yellowed at the lower right-hand corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211947. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211947  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin Papers 1/1945
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Good/. First Edition. IV, 76 pages, illustrated with reproductions from the 1945 Archibald exhibition; short story, articles, poetry etc Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211948. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211948  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin papers summer 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 273-336 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211950. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211950  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin Fourth quarter 1947
Meanjin,
the Meanjin Press, Melbourne, 1947. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. First Edition. Pages 217-292 short stories, articles, poetry, illustrations etc. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 0211955. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211955  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin papers winter 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Poor/. First Edition. 97-176 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. missing the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211957. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Poor
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211957  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin papers Spring 1946
Meanjin,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1946. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 177-272 pages, sundry illustrations, short stories, articles, poetry etc. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211958. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211958  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin summer 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 321-432 pages, includes index for the year; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0211964. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0211964  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Military Strategy; theory and application; a reference text for the United States Army War College 1993
Lykke, Arthur F. Jr Col USA Ret.,
United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1993. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. XIV, 390 pages, last two pages blank, includes glossary of military terms. The essays in this book are divided into four main chapters, the fundamentals of military strategy, the competing schools and military strategy, military strategy and the spectrum of conflict, and the fundamentals of nuclear strategy. The purpose of the book is to provide a reference text in support of the curriculum of the United States Army War College. The primary focus of the curriculum is on the preparation for and the conduct of war in support of national policies. The blue paper card wrapper is rubbed with loss of colour, and at the top of the rear panel has a 0.5 inch tear. . Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Military; Inventory No: 0212312. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0212312  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Military Strategists; Past and Present
Lykke, Arthur F. Jr Col USA Ret.,
United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover 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. Good Condition
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0212313  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Mortification
Robertson, Robin,
ISBN: 0007171374
4th estate, London, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. there is a very small nick at the top left of the rear panel. No other damage to describe. Some of the contributors -- Armitage, Atwood, Bailey, Banville, Barker, Barnes, Boyd, Bracewell, Brink, Burnside -- Welsh, Williams, Hartley-Williams, Wood, Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 290 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0007171374. ISBN/EAN: 9780007171378. Inventory No: 0237889. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0237889  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Operation Lucy; Most Secret Spy Ring of the Second World War
Read, Anthony & Fisher, David,
ISBN: 069811079X
Coward McCann & Geoghegan, New York, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 258 pp., acknowledgements, organization chart, appendix, bibliography and index. Text is illustrated with black and white photographs. Brown coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Slight shelfwear is evident to the top and bottom book edges. Photographic dust wrapper, has edgewear to the top dust wrapper corners and dust wrapper edge; 1.5" tear at top of back panel. The history of "Operation Lucy" the spy ring, operating inside Switzerland, which helped Russians during World War II. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; History -- World War II; Espionage; ISBN: 069811079X. ISBN/EAN: 9780698110793. Inventory No: 0204637. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0204637  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
" First Baillieu Lecture " the Interdependence of Political and Industrial Leadership in the Modern State
Menzies, Rt. Hon. Sir Robert,
British Institute of Management, London, 1964. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 14 pp., printed card wrapper stapled. Minor scuffing of the card. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Politics; Inventory No: 0204700. Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0204700  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 4/1977 Aboriginal Edition
Meanjin,
Meanjin/Melbourne University Press, Parkville Melbourne, 1977. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 190 pp. The issue is devoted to Aboriginal art and literature. Kath Walker, Colin Johnson, Bobby Sykes, Gerald Bostock, Aileen Corpus, and others. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206198. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206198  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1978
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 135 pages, illustrated wrapper, previous owner's details at the top of the title page. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206199. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206199  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 1/1978
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 135 pages, illustrated wrapper, previous owner's details at the top of the title page. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206200. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206200  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/1985 New Zealand
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 135 pages, illustrated wrapper. Janet Frame, New Zealand nationalism, Maori writing, New Zealand poetry, Queensland history etc Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206203. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206203  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Where Is the West? 2/1992 Winter
Meanjin,
Meanjin Press, University of Melbourne, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. pp 227 - 448. Illustrated wrapper, text illustrated with maps. This issue is primarily concerned with aboriginal issues Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; Inventory No: 0206208. Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206208  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/1982
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 290 -- 424; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206228. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206228  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1985
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 154 -- 286; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206231. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206231  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1986
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 147 --302; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206232. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206232  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 3/1986
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 305 --438; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Previous owner's details at top of title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0206233. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0206233  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Credos and Curios
Thurber, James,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Thurber. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour. Inventory No: 0238561. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0238561  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Goodbye England
Barlow, James,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 168 pages, original dustjacket. The dustjacket has 4 short tears on the rear panel. It is also rubbed on the edges. Otherwise both booked in dustjacket are in good order. The author went to Africa in search of material for one of his books. He also visited the United Nations, and Spain and then returned to London. His experiences during and immediately after these journeys filled Barlow with indignation. It seemed to him that events in those parts of Africa were being reported and judged unfairly, that public opinion was being successfully slumped by ill-informed the generally well-meaning " liberals" in England by deliberate misrepresentation at UN. The author was so upset by changes in England, that he emigrated to Tasmania! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Politics; Britain; Inventory No: 0210646. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0210646  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Res Baltica; A Collection of Essays in Honor of the Memory of Dr. Alfred Bilmanis, 1887-1948
Sprudzs, Adolf and Rusis, Armins Editors,
Sijthoff Publishers , Leyden, Netherlands, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Frontispiece, 303 pages, 12 essays, selected bibliography, potted biography of each of the contributors. Original dust jacket. The top edge of the text block "looks" grubby/stained near the back strip, but there is no damage to the pages themselves. With a preface by Professor Loy W. Henderson. "Among the many unresolved world problems, the fate of the three independent states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, absorbed by the USSR in 1940, provides a striking illustration of the perennial struggle of right versus might. RES BALTICA, published in honor of the memory of Dr. Alfred Bilmanis, a prominent Latvia diplomat, journalist and scholar, attempts to throw some light on the lesser known aspects of the Baltic problem." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Politics; Inventory No: 0210693. Very Good Condition
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0210693  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Wanting to Write -- A Complete Guide for Would-Be Writers
Bloom, Ursula,
Stanley Paul, London, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0235945. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235945  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Linguistics and the Novel
Fowler, Roger,
ISBN: 0416838200
Methuen, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 300 g; XIV, 146 pages, indexed with the further reading list. In original black papered boards, with illustrated dust jacket which appears to have been protected with clear adhesive plastic from the time of purchase. Slight dustiness to the top of the text block. Otherwise no damage. This is the 1st serious attempt to apply linguistic methods to the structure of fiction. The author demonstrates the relevance of linguistics in 2 areas. 1st, the theory of language provides a "framework" or "model" for the general structure of fiction, a way of understanding traditional concepts like plots, theme, character, style, point of view. 2nd, linguistics offers a method of analysis for practical criticism of actual texts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Linguistics; ISBN: 0416838200. ISBN/EAN: 9780416838206. Inventory No: 0235776. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235776  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
creative writing in New Zealand; a brief critical history
Reid, J. C.,
Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland, 1946. First Edition
 hardcover hardcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. printed by the publisher for the author, the previous owner's name is at the top of the first page, and there is slight softening of the top corners of the boards. No other damage to detail. "It is intended as an introduction to the main features of creative writing in this country, from the beginnings to the present day. I hope that it will also act as a stimulus, moving the reader to examine for himself at least some of the books discussed." – page V Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VIII, 97, [3] pages, indexed . Text is in New Zealand. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; New Zealand; New Zealand Language; Books on Books. Inventory No: 0257004. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0257004  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Critical Essays on the New Zealand Novel
Hankin, Cherry – editor,
ISBN: 086863333x
Heinemann Educational, Auckland, 1976. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. as can be seen from the attached photographs, the book is secondhand, but is clean and without annotation. "If occasionally an undercurrent of didacticism can be detected, it is the sum novels have been born out of the need to tackle serious issues. Over and above the grounding in the perceived realities of New Zealand's physical and social environment, however, these books have a wider relevance. At the emotional heart of each our intensely human concerns: concerns which constitute part of the shared experience of 20th century literature." – The editor in the introduction page XVI Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 170 pages including biographical notes on the contributors and bibliography and references for each of the essays.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; New Zealand; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 086863333x. ISBN/EAN: 9780868633336. Inventory No: 0256998. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0256998  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Bard in Bondage – essays of P I O’Leary selected and edited by Joseph O’Dwyer
O’Leary, P. I. (O’Dwyer, Joseph – editor),
The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1954. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. bound in original green cloth covered boards, with a dust wrapper which has darkened on the spine section and shows handling marks, with rubbing and light chipping at the head and tail of the spine, and with a 1.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. Previous owner's name on the 1st page of the book. "From 1921 till 1944, their owner, Patrick Ignatius O'Leary, conducted, and but rarely failed to fill of himself, the literary page of the Advocates in Melbourne, and contributed to that journal occasional poetry, topical verse, news paragraphs and comment, political comment, and leading articles." – Page III Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 254 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0239058. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0239058  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Karl Barth - Rudolf Bultmann Letters, 1922-1966 (edited by Bernd Jaspert & translated and edited by Geoffrey Bromiley)
Barth, Karl & Bultmann, Rudolph,
ISBN: 0802835600
Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. bound in original dark blue cloth covered boards, with a photographic illustrated dust jacket. Slight darkening of the top edge of the text block, no other damage to detail. This book is a collection of correspondence revealing the friendship and theological probings exchanged by Karl Barth and Rudolph Bultmann over a period of 44 years via letter and postcard. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0802835600. ISBN/EAN: 9780802835604. Inventory No: 0239060. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0239060  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2 / 1967
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 113-232 ; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. 300 g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213282. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213282  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 4 / 1966
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. 300 g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213283. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213283  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 1/1989
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 135 pages, illustrated wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213286. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213286  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 4/1988
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1988. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pp 569-792 , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213287. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213287  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 4/1991
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pp 441-656 , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213290. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213290  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1989
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1989. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 225 g., pp 209-432 pp. , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213291. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213291  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 2/1987
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 175 g., pp 137-272 pp. , illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213292. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213292  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Meanjin 1/1999
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g., 208 pages, illustrated wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0213293. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0213293  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
In Full View
Brett, Lily,
ISBN: 0330360868
Macmillan, Sydney, 1997. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 355 pages, + one page advertisement, original Previous owner's details on sticker at top first page, The nine essays are titled 1 Ageing, 2 My Daughter, 3 Sex, 4 New York, 5 My Body, 6 Food, 7 Death, 8 Love, 9 The Writing Life. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0330360868. ISBN/EAN: 9780330360869. Inventory No: 0266856. Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266856  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Postage Rates   Send Inquiry

1270 Essays Books        
Go to page:    3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17        Next 30 Books