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82198
Anderson, Jessica
The Impersonators - signed copy
Macmillan, South Melbourne Vic., 1980.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; 252pp. Minor wear; a few tiny scrapes on board edges and corners; spotting to text block edges; signed in ink by the author to the title page. Very good to near fine in like dustwrapper.
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$100
206069
Astley, Thea
Girl with a Monkey
Angus and Robertson, Sydney NSW, 1958.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with silver-gilt spine titles; 144pp. Mild wear; boards lightly sunned; text block edges toned; a small stain to the first page. Dustwrapper is mildly rubbed and edgeworn; sunned along the spine panel; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$45
73662
Bail, Murray
Eucalyptus
Text, Melbourne, 1998.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo, 255pp. Toned text block edges. Minimal wear; fine in like dustwrapper (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film).
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$65
42191
Carey, Peter
Bliss
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1981.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; black boards with silver gilt spine titling; 296pp. Moderate wear; scattered spotting to endpapers and prelims; spotted text block edges. Rubbed silver dustwrapper with creasing and wear to edges and corners; a few superficial scratches. Very good with wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$75
62184
Carey, Peter
The Fat Man in History
Faber and Faber, London, 1980.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; blue boards with silver gilt spine titling; 186pp. Minor wear; upper text block edges spotted and a few superficial marks on dustwrapper. Near fine and wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$130
43696
Carey, Peter
Oscar and Lucinda
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Qld., Australia, 1988.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; green boards with gilt spine titling; 511pp. Minor wear; offsetting to endpapers; text block and page edges browned as is usual with this edition: some wear to the spine tail and corners with mild rubbing to lower edges. Green illustrated dustwrapper mildly worn along the spine panel extremities; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Else very good.
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$65
72863
Carey, Peter
Oscar and Lucinda - signed copy
University of Queensland, St Lucia Qld., 1988.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 511pp. Mild wear; board bottom edges and corners lightly worn; text block and page edges browned and spotted (typically for Queensland University's output); previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf; signed in ink by the author to the title page. Minor scuffing and edgewear to dustwrapper; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$175
71408
Carey, Peter
The Tax Inspector: signed copy
Borzoi Books / Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York NY, USA, 1991.
First US edition, signed in ink by author on title page: octavo; hardcover, quarter-bound in papered boards, silver-gilt spine-titling and upper board decoration; 279pp., untrimmed. Boards sunned along the top and bottom edges; lower corner of top board slightly bumped; some insect damage to the paper of the upper and lower board edges, near the cloth spine binding; top edge of the text block slightly dusted. Dustwrapper is undamaged and now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$70
90805
Carey, Peter
True History of the Kelly Gang
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia Qld., 2000.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, quarter-bound in leather, with metallic blue rules and upper board titles, and decorative endpapers; 401pp., untrimmed. Minor wear; very lightly toned text block and page edges with some spotting. Minor edgewear and some insect damage (perforations) to the dustwrapper. Else very good to near fine.
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$90
10730
Carey, Peter
War Crimes
University of Queensland, St. Lucia Qld., 1979.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 282pp. Mild wear; spine extremities softened; text block edges toned. Dustwrapper light edgeworn with sunning to the spine panel; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$100
63757
Carey, Peter
War Crimes: signed copy
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1979.
Signed first edition. Hardcover, octavo, 282pp. Minor wear; text block edges browned; slight edge and corner wear to dustwrapper edges with some chipping on head of spine; rear panel slightly discoloured. Very good to near fine and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. In the dark recesses of the lost property office, strange atrocities are being committed. A luxurious train thunders north carrying a clerk who must pay dearly for his indulgence. Roses betray the secret of an old man, and a young unemployed couple explore the mysteries of exotic pleasures. Bizarre, funny and chilling, the stories in this collection are all in one way or another, about power - about those who wield it, those who want it, and those who recall only its dazzling exhilaration and degradation.
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$120
49013
Drewe, Robert
A Cry in the Jungle Bar - signed copy
William Collins Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1979.
Octavo; hardcover with gilt spine-titling; 244pp. Slightly rolled; some marks to the text block edges; mild offset to the endpapers; signed by the author in ink on the title page. Dustwrapper mildly edgeworn; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive film. Very good.
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$40
44913
Drewe, Robert
Fortune - signed
Picador/Pan Books (Australia) Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1986.
Octavo; hardcover; 253pp. Covers bound upside-down; text block edges toned with some heavy spots; minor scraping to the board edges; signed in ink on the title page. Dustwrapper is lightly sunned along the spine; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$40
74352
Drewe, Robert
Grace - signed copy
Viking/Penguin Group (Australia), Camberwell, Vic., Australia, 2005.
Octavo; hardcover; 418pp. Minor wear: signed by the author in ink on the title page; very good to near fine in like dustwrapper (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film).
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$35
89075
Drewe, Robert
Montebello - signed copy A Memoir
Hamish Hamilton, London, 2012.
Signed octavo paperback; 291pp. Minor wear to cover edges. Otherwise near fine.
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$25
55623
Flanagan, Richard
Gould's Book of Fish A Novel in Twelve Fish
Picador/Pan MacMillan, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2001.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with marbled endpapers; 404pp., printed in vari-coloured inks and with twelve colour illustrations as section markers. Minor wear; spine extremities and board corners lightly scuffed; light toning and some minor marks to the text block edges; previous owner's ink inscription to the verso of the half-title page. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and edgeworn; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$30
10047
Flanagan, Richard
Gould's Book of Fish - signed
Picador/Pan Macmillan (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 2001.
Signed first edition: octavo; hardcover, with marbled endpapers; 404pp., printed in vari-coloured inks and with twelve colour illustrations as section markers. Moderately worn board edges and corners with frayed fore-edges and spine edges; scuffed black dustwrapper with minimal edgewear. Good to very good and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$40
47669
Flanagan, Richard
The Sound of One Hand Clapping
Macmillan/Pan MacMillan Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1997.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 425pp., untrimmed. Mild wear; lower board edges slightly worn; text block and edges browned. Very good in like dustwrapper (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film).
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$30
82217
Frame, Janet
The Adaptable Man
George Braziller, New York, 1965.
First US edition. Hardcover, octavo; blue cloth boards with pale blue and white spine titling; 277pp. Owner's comment on the book on pastedown. Densely spotted upper text block edges with some random spotting on side edges. Purple decorated dustwrapper with scraping and chipping to edges and corners especially at spine extremities. Good to very good and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$45
36474
Frame, Janet
The Edge of the Alphabet
George Braziller Inc., New York NY, 1962.
First US edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine tiles and upper board decoration; 303pp. Mild wear; spine heel softened; text block top edge dusted; previous owner's ink inscription to the title page; some minor marginal notations in pencil to the rear free endpaper. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn with chipping to the spine panel extremities a scraping to the hinges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$50
8732
Frame, Janet
Intensive Care
George Braziller, New York NY, 1970.
First US edition: octavo; hardcover; 342pp. Moderate wear; slightly shaken; spine extremities softened; boards lightly sunned along the top edges; text block top edge dusted. Dustwrapper well rubbed and sunned, especially along the spine panel; light chipping to the flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$35
89734
Frame, Janet
The Lagoon and Other Stories - signed copy
The Caxton Press, Christchurch New Zealand, 1961.
Reprint of Frame's first book. Small octavo hardcover; red/green boards with purple spine titling; 123pp. Inscribed in ink and dated by the author on front endpaper. Minor wear; board spine very slightly faded with minimal wear to extremities; offsetting to endpapers; toned text block edges with one or two spots on top edge. Decorated dustwrapper with browning especially along spine; three tiny perforations on spine (possible insect damage). Very good to near fine and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$750
90641
Frame, Janet
The Reservoir & Other Stories
W H Allen, London, 1966.
First UK edition. Hardcover, octavo; brown boards with gilt spine titling; 240pp. Minor wear; browning to text block and page edges with spotting on top edges. Illustrated dustwrapper with browning along spine; scraping to spine panel extremities and corners; toned rear panel. Very good and wrapper now professionally protected by archival film with white paper backing.
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$60
86930
Frame, Janet
A State of Siege
Pegasus, Christchurch, 1967.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; black boards with gilt spine titling; 230pp. Minor wear; browned and spotted text block edges; a few scattered internal spots; slightly rubbed dustwrapper with scraping at spine extremities and corners. Very good and protected in archival film with white paper backing.
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$75
44802
Franklin, Miles (Luciana Arrighi & Roger Janovsky, illus.)
My Brilliant Career Illustrated with the film costume and set designs
Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney NSW, 1980.
Octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titling; 254pp., with many colour and monochrome illustrations. Minor wear; some minor marks to the text block edges. Dustwrapper mildly rubbed and edgeworn with some minor sunning along the spine panel; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$22
209343
Gaita, Raimond
Romulus, My Father - signed
The Text Publishing Company, Melbourne Vic., 2008.
Octavo; hardcover, quarter-bound in cloth with illustrated boards and endpapers, gilt spine and upper board titles and a red ribbon; 207pp. Minor wear; signed in ink by the author to the title page. No dustwrapper as issued. Fine in a like full-leather, gilt titled slipcase.
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$60
89059
Garner, Helen
The Children's Bach
McPhee Gribble Publishers, Melbourne Vic., 1984.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; black boards with gilt spine-titling; 96pp. Minor wear; text block edges faintly spotted; very good to near fine in like dustwrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$23
96381
Garner, Helen
Postcards from Surfers
Bloomsbury, London, 1989.
First UK edition: hardcover, octavo; blue boards with gilt spine titling, blue endpapers and blue ribbon marker; 180pp. Minor wear; toned and mildly spotted text block edges; previous owner's ink inscription. Very good with dustwrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$50
100094
Garner, Helen
This House of Grief - signed copy The Story of a Murder Trial
Text, Melbourne, 2014.
Octavo paperback; 300pp. Signed in ink by the author. A few scattered spots on text block edges and slight wear to cover edges. Very good.
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$30
80247
[Gellert, W. Leon]
Two volumes with inscribed associations to Leon Gellert "Songs of a Campaign" (1917) by Leon Gellert, third enlarged edition illustrated by Norman Lindsay; "Digger Smith" (1918) by C.J. Dennis, illustrated by Hal Gye
Angus & Robertson Ltd., Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1917 & 1918.
First editions: two volumes octavo; hardcover, with upper board titles and decorations and decorated endpapers; 124pp. (with 2pp. of adverts) + 113pp. (with 4pp. of adverts) with a full-colour frontispiece, decorated title page, both volumes with many illustrations. "Songs of a Campaign" shows extensive water damage: boards buckled and stained; lower hinge split; text block edges toned; all pages water-stained; author's ink inscription to the title page; previous owner's ink inscription to the front free endpaper. Lacks dustwrapper. As is. "Digger Smith" has the previous owners' ink inscriptions to the front free endpaper and half-title; toned text block edges; a chip to the fore-edge of the upper board; boards rubbed with some softening of the spine extremities. Lacks dustwrapper. Very good. "Digger Smith" is a complimentary volume from the publisher to W. Leon Gellert, author of "Songs of a Campaign", and is inscribed to this effect.
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$50
38478
Grenville, Kate
Bearded Ladies
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1984.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; orange boards with blue spine titling and orange endpapers; 168pp. Owner's name. Minor wear; board upper edges and spine faded; text block edges browned; else very good in dustwrapper with sunned spine panel and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$25
89065
Grenville, Kate
The Lieutenant: signed copy
Text, Melbourne, Vic., Australia, 2008.
Signed first edition: octavo; hardcover, with marbled endpapers; 307pp. Minor wear only; toned text block edges; small pen mark. Dustwrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Near fine.
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$35
47391
Hardy, Frank
The Four-Legged Lottery A Novel
T. Werner Laurie Ltd., London, 1958.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 224pp. Minor wear; a bump to the bottom edge of the upper board; text block top edge lightly dusted; mild offset to the endpapers; retailer's bookplate to the front pastedown. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed and edgeworn with some light discolouration; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good to near fine and a notable copy.
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$35
34446
Herbert, Xavier
Poor Fellow My Country
William Collins Publishers Pty. Ltd., Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1975.
First edition: royal octavo; hardcover; olive boards with gilt spine-titling on a brown label; 1466pp. Text block and page edges lightly toned and spotted with a few small marks on side edges. Illustrated dustwrapper with missing segments on spine panel extremities and slightly faded spine and adjacent; small scrape on lower spine panel. Very good with wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film and white paper backing.
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$60
205726
Hewett, Dorothy
Bobbin Up A Novel
Australasian Book Society, Melbourne Vic., 1959.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 204pp. Moderate wear; slightly shaken; spine extremities softened; corners lightly bumped; text block edges toned with some spots; retailers' bookplate to the flyleaf; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn chipping to the edges and flap-turns; rear flap detached (now professionally repaired using archival materials); large chips to the spine panel extremities with some loss of text; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good. Laid in: a promotional pamphlet for a 1959 national tour by Dorothy Hewett.
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$45
98310
Ireland, David
The Unknown Industrial Prisoner
Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1971.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with silver-gilt spine titles; 379pp. Minor wear; lightly shaken; spine extremities mildly softened; text block edges toned and top edge lightly dusted. Dustwrapper well rubbed with edgewear and associated creasing; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good. Author's second book.
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$50
97645
Jolley, Elizabeth
Foxybaby - inscribed to David Malouf
University Of Queensland, St Lucia Qld., 1985.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; gray boards with white spine titling, yellow endpapers; 261pp. Inscribed on front endpaper to David Malouf by the author and signed again on title page. Minor wear; browned page and text block edges with some spotting and marks on upper edge. Very good in like dustwrapper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$35
36443
Keneally, Thomas
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Angus & Robertson (Publishers) Pty. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1972.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 178pp. Mild wear; spine extremities softened; marks to the flyleaf where an old ink stamp impression has been rubbed out. Dustwrapper lightly worn at the spine panel extremities and flap turns. Very good. 'Jimmie' was misspelt as 'Jimmy' on the first edition dustwrapper.
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$50
207028
Keneally, Thomas
The Fear
Cassell & Co. Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1965.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; 229pp. Mild wear; offsetting to endpapers; toned text block edges; previous owner's name in ink. Dustwrapper with wear and chipping especially to spine panel extremities and corners; scraping along front fore-edge; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$60
208737
Koch, Christopher
The Memory Room - signed
Knopf Books/Random House (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., North Sydney NSW, 2007.
Octavo; hardcover; 435pp., untrimmed. Mild wear; text block edges toned and spotted; light scattered foxing to the preliminaries; signed in ink to the title page. Dustwrapper lightly edgeworn; a promotional sticker to the upper panel. Very good.
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$30
89096
Lindsay, Joan (Introduction by John Taylor; commentary by Yvonne Rousseau)
The Secret of Hanging Rock
Angus & Robertson, North Ryde NSW, 1987.
Octavo stapled paperback; 58pp., monochrome decorations. Very minor wear only with tiny tiny tears at head and tail of spine and a few spots on upper text block edge. Owner's bookplate. Near fine copy in worn and foxed mailing envelope.
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$80
57347
Malouf, David
12 Edmondstone Street - signed copy
Chatto & Windus, London, 1986.
Second impression. Octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 134pp. Mild wear; text block edges spotted and top edge dusted; award bookplate to the flyleaf; signed in ink on title page. Dustwrapper mildly edgeworn and sunned along the spine panel. Very good.
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$40
89054
Malouf, David
Child's Play - signed copy with Eustace and the Prowler
Chatto & Windus, London, 1982.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 215pp. Minor wear; text block edges toned with spotting to the top edge; author's signature in ink to the title page. Dustwrapper sunned lightly along the spine; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$35
44783
Malouf, David
The Conversations at Curlow Creek - signed
Chatto & Windus Ltd., London. 1996.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 217pp. Text block and page edges heavily toned; signed in ink by the author on the title page. Dustwrapper well sunned along the spine panel. Very good.
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$35
89076
Malouf, David
Harland's Half Acre: signed copy
Vintage/Random House (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., Milsons Point NSW, 2013.
Signed octavo paperback; 276pp. Minor wear only; near fine.
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$25
33601
Malouf, David
An Imaginary Life
Chatto & Windus, London, 1978.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; red boards with gilt spine titling; 154pp. Owner's name, Minor wear; mild offsetting to endpapers and half-title page; toning and spotting to text block edges. Illustrated dustwrapper toned at edges with mild wear and some crumpling to upper rear panel (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film). Good to very good. Not price-clipped.
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$50
74062
Malouf, David
Ransom: signed copy
Knopf Books/Random House Australia Pty. Ltd., North Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2009.
Signed octavo; hardcover; 224pp. Signed in ink on title page; insect damage to board edges and corners; toned text block edges. Scuffed dustwrapper. Very good and covered in archival film with white paper backing.
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$35
86615
Malouf, David
Untold Tales
Fine Arts Press, North Ryde, 1999.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; mauve boards with silver gilt spine titling; 60pp. Inscription to owner. Minor wear only; fine in like dustwrapper.
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$65
92867
Miller, Alex
Conditions of Faith
Allen & Unwin, St Leonards NSW, 2000.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titling; 406pp. Very minor wear only. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film). Very good.
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$25
56586
Miller, Alex
Landscape of Farewell
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2007.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; dark red papered boards with gilt spine-titling; 279pp. Minor wear; mild wear to lower board corners; lightly toned text block edges. Near fine in like dustwrapper.
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$24
95541
Moorhouse, Frank
Forty-Seventeen
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1988.
Ex-libris Angela Carter. First US edition: hardcover, octavo; quarter bound blue papered boards with dark gold cloth spine and dark blue spine titling; 175pp. Name sticker of Angela Carter on front paste-down. Faint spotting to text block edges; very tiny tear on lower corner of dustwrapper front panel; minimal rubbing and edgewear to dustwrapper and now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good to near fine.
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$45
47421
Niland, D'Arcy
Dead Men Running A Novel
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., Sydney NSW, 1969.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 350pp. Moderate wear; slightly rolled; softening to the spine heel; text block edges lightly toned. Dustwrapper mildly rubbed; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$30
74973
Roberts, Gregory David
Shantaram
Scribe Publications Pty. Ltd., Carlton North Vic., 2003.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; red boards with silver-gilt spine-titling; 936pp. Front endpaper and half-title page slightly misbound; text block edges lightly toned; else near fine in like dustwrapper (now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film).
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$40
203702
Shearston, Trevor
Game - signed
Allen & Unwin, Crow's Nest NSW, 2013.
Octavo; paperback; 329pp. Mild wear; covers rubbed and edgeworn; signed in ink to the title page by the author. Very good.
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$20
38384
Stow, Randolph
Tourmaline
Macdonald, London, 1963.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; brown boards with gilt spine titling; 224pp. Owner's name. Minor wear; offsetting to front endpaper; mildly toned and spotted text block edges. Dustwrapper with Sidney Nolan illustration. Small missing segment on lower front edge; wear and chipping to edges and a few small scrapes. Very good otherwise and protected in archival film with white paper backing. Newspaper clipping laid in.
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$50
85326
Tennant, Kylie
Ma Jones and the Little White Cannibals: signed copy
Macmillan, London, 1967.
Inscribed in ink to the author Nancy Phelan. First edition. Hardcover, octavo; green boards with gilt spine titling; 184pp. Minor wear; faint spotting on upper text block edges with a few tiny marks and spots on side edges; illustrated dustwrapper with rubbed rear panel and mild wear to edges. Very good to near fine and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$45
85327
Tennant, Kylie
Ma Jones and the Little White Cannibals: signed copy
Macmillan, London, 1967.
Signed first edition. Hardcover, octavo; green boards with gilt spine titling; 184pp. Minor wear; faint spotting on text block edges; illustrated dustwrapper with mild wear to edges. Near fine and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$45
39539
Tucker, James ("Giacomo di Rosenberg") [ed. Colin Roderick]
Ralph Rashleigh: limited edition or The Life of an Exile
Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1952.
Quarto; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling on a black label and endpaper maps; 331pp., with 10 monochrome photographic plates. Mild offset to the endpapers; toned and spotted text block edges; some insect damage to the boards. Very good. Edition limited to 1000 copies.
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$50
8750
White, Patrick
The Aunt's Story
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1958.
Reprint. Octavo hardcover; blue boards with ochre spine titling; 302pp. Browned and spotted text block edges; rear panel edges of dustwrapper slightly toned and tiny tear on lower spine panel edge. Very good with wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$65
30178
White, Patrick
The Eye of the Storm
Jonathan Cape, London, 1973.
First edition: octavo; hardcover; blue boards with gilt spine titling; 608pp., top edges dyed blue. Minor wear; a few faint spots to the text block edges. Dustwrapper mildly worn along edges with tiny chips at corners; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Near fine.
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$35
38785
White, Patrick
Flaws in the Glass
Jonathan Cape, London, 1981.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; blue boards with gilt spine titling; 260pp., monochrome plates. Mild wear to board edges and faint spotting to upper text block edge; slight wear to blue dustwrapper edges. Near fine and wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$25
11701
White, Patrick
A Fringe of Leaves
Viking, New York, 1977.
First US edition. Hardcover, octavo; quarter bound with blue papered boards and olive green cloth spine with blue gilt and white spine titling, untrimmed page edges; 405pp. Minor wear; lightly toned and spotted text block edges; wear and scraping to edges and corners of dustwrapper, especially at spine panel extremities. Very good to near fine otherwise and professionally protected in archival film with white paper backing.
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$30
89154
White, Patrick
Memoirs of Many in One By Alex Xenophon Demirjian
Viking, New York, 1986.
First US edition: octavo; hardcover; quarter bound with blue papered boards and blue cloth spine with gilt spine-titling, blue endpapers; 192pp. Minor wear; text block edges spotted. Else near fine in like dustwrapper and covered in protective film with white paper backing.
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$22
80193
White, Patrick
Riders in the Chariot
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1961.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 552pp. scraping to the board edges and spine extremities. Dustwrapper mildly rubbed and edgeworn; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive film. Very good to near fine.
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$50
8731
White, Patrick
The Solid Mandala
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1966.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; red cloth boards with gilt spine titling; pale blue endpapers, 315pp. Mild wear to board edges and corners; toned and spotted text block edges; binding very slightly rolled. Dustwrapper edges lightly worn and chipped at corners. Very good with wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$40
8725
White, Patrick
The Tree of Man
Eyre & Spottiswoode (Publishers) Ltd., London, 1956.
Second impression in month of publication: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine-titling; 499pp. A little toning to pages and text block edges; binding a touch rolled; else very good in price-clipped dustwrapper a little worn at edges and with a couple of very small stains (now professionally protected by archival film and white paper backing). Very good.
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$60
8723
White, Patrick
The Twyborn Affair
Jonathan Cape, London, 1979.
First edition. Hardcover, octavo; brown boards with gilt spine titling, top edges dyed brown, beige endpapers; 432pp. Some very minor fading to upper text block edge; else near fine in dustwrapper with mild wear to edges and scraping at corners. Wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$30
51322
Winton, Tim
Breath
Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Books (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., Camberwell Vic., 2008.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with upper board title; 216pp. Mild wear; some light scraping to the spine extremities; spotting to the text block edges and preliminaries. Dustwrapper lightly edgeworn. Very good to near fine.
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$23
90344
Winton, Tim
Breath - signed limited edition
Tuskar Rock Press/Hamish Hamilton, Dublin Ireland, 2008.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine title; 216pp. Very minor wear; signed and delimited on the publication page in ink by the author. No dustwrapper, as issued. Fine in a like slipcase. This is the true first edition of this book, limited to 100 copies, 30 of which were bound in full morocco and 70 in cloth. This is copy number 6 of the latter.
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$400
15659
Winton, Tim
The Riders
Macmillan/Pan Macmillan Publishers (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., Chippendale NSW, 1994.
First edition. octavo; hardcover; black boards with gilt spine-titling and green endpapers; 377pp. Board edges and corners scraped; text block and page edges lightly browned and spotted. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and sunned at the spine panel. Very good with wrapper now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film.
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$25