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  • PORTER, Hal
    A BACHELOR’S CHILDREN: Short Stories

    Edition: First printing

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1962. Octavo, maroon boards. Bumps to outer corners of covers, bit of yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has rubbing, short tears, to spine tips; repaired corner tear to front panel; a bit yellowed; good.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32412
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  • WRIGHT, Judith, editor and Introduction
    A BOOK OF AUSTRALIAN VERSE

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Octavo, blue cloth. pp xvi, (267). Light yellowing to page edges, light foxing to top page edges, small bruise to one outer corner, VG+ otherwise. Jacket has some darkening to spine, light rubbing to spine and flap folds, VG, flap price intact.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36057
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  • RUDD, Steele
    A CITY SELECTION

    Edition: First of this collection

    St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1984. Octavo, beige pictorial boards printed in red. p (xvi), 826, (6). A fine, jacketless copy, no owner names. 1.5 kg parcel,

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35935
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  • GROSS, Richard O.
    A COLLECTION OF SIXTEEN POEMS

    Edition: First edition.

    Auckland: Privately Printed, 1957. Octavo, card covers with flaps. Pp (32), printed in red & black, fore edges untrimmed. Small soft bruise to lower other corners, very light soiling and yellowing to covers, else fine. Printed at the Griffin Press, Panmure, New Zealand.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 32282
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  • BOYD, Martin
    A DIFFICULT YOUNG MAN

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Cresset Press, 1955. Octavo, green boards. Yellowing to page edges, spine gilt dull, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has moderate wear to spine tips; white spine lettering lightly yellowed, with slight rubbing to spine folds; VG otherwise, flap price intact. First issue binding. Second novel the Langton tetraology. This group of novels was his greatest achievement.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32614
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  • BOYD, Martin
    A DIFFICULT YOUNG MAN

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Cresset Press, 1955. Secondary binding of tan linen grain boards lettered in black Page edges lightly yellowed, small crease at foot of spine, else fine. Dust jacket has light spine yellowing; minor rubbing; VG+, flap price intact. Second novel the Langton tetraology. This group of novels was his greatest achievement.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42388
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A DUTIFUL DAUGHTER

    Edition: First Australian edition

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1971. Octavo, black boards, red endpapers. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32504
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A FAMILY MADNESS

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1986. Octavo, brown cloth and reddish-brown boards. Advance review copy with dated slip laid in. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32499
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A Family Madness

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1986. Octavo, cloth & boards. Very nearly fine in like jacket, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29296
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  • LINDALL, Edward
    A GATHERING OF EAGLES

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Collins, 1970. Octavo, 190 pp, light brown boards. Jacket has a bit of wear to spine ends and outer corners, soft creases, VG otherwise, flap price intact. A thriller / adventure novel set in the deserts of North Western Australia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42382
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  • ELDERSHAW, M. Barnard (pseud. of Flora Sydney Patricia Eldershaw and Marjorie Faith Barnard)
    A HOUSE IS BUILT

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1929). Second US printing, Nov., 1929 (first was Oct., 1929. Tan cloth stamped in black. pp (iv), 395. Small Sailor's Institute rubber stamps on front & rear endpapers; Ft. William, Ontario, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown; yellowing and minor foxing to page edges; else fine. Dust jacket has shallow chips, closed tears, at tips of bit sunned spine; front panel has short tear to lower flap fold, creases across bottom margin; else a VG example. One of Geoffery Dutton's 100 greatest Australian books.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29024
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  • CAMBRIDGE, Ada, 1844-1926
    A HUMBLE ENTERPRISE. Illustrated by St. Clair Simmons

    London: Ward, Lock, no date. Early printing ca. 190- (first was in 1896). Octavo, green fine ribbed cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, dark green endpapers. pp 248, (8, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard and one other plate. Small bruise at lower inner corners of covers; light yellowing to page edges; small ink name on first blank page; 06 Aug., 1904, ink gift inscription on half-title leaf; minor rubbing at spine ends; partial crack to rear inner hinge; else a nice, bright & tight copy. A novel set in England by this prolific Australian author, considered to have been the first important female poet from that country. Miller & Macartney p 95. This was #24 in the publisher's Lily Series. The ads list 58 titles in the series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39465
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  • TASMAN (pseud.)
    A LITTLE AVERSION. With Coloured Illustrations by J.A. Symington

    London: Religious Tract Society, no date, 1916. Octavo, 19.5 cm, blue pictorial cloth stamped in gren, black, and yellow, spine has author & title in gilt within a gilt frame. pp 256, (16, ads) + colour frontispiece with tissue guard + title leaf with colour decorative border, lettering in blue & red + 2 other colour plates. Yellowing to endpapers and page edges; Xmas, 1916, ink gift inscription at front; else a VG clean, bright, tight and unrubbed copy, very attractive. A volume in The Girl's Library series. First edition? First ed. was RTS [1910]. The pseudonym not identified by Libraries Australia. A story for girls set in Tasmania.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34066
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  • VOGEL, H.B., 1868-1947
    A MAORI MAID

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: 1898. Macmillan's Colonial Library no. 351. pp viii, 400, 8, ads. Blue clotth gilt lettered, decorated in blind. Bit of wear to spine ends, with a short tear at foot repaired, short split to bottom of front joint, a few cover spots, slight wear to outer corners; book leaned, with some separations in gutters in text; lacking the front free endpaper; rear inner hinge cracked but firm; yellowing to page edges; else a good, sound copy, text clean and unworn, no owner names. A scarce New Zealand novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40067
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  • GLASKIN, G.M.
    A MINOR PORTRAIT

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Barrie Books, 1957. First edition of the Australian author’s second book. Octavo, maroon cloth. VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Story of an Australian schoolboy and his tragic attachment to a rich, sophisticated woman.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32237
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  • BOLDREWOOD, Rolf (Thomas Alexander Browne) (Louis Becke)
    A MODERN BUCCANEER

    Edition: First one-volume edition

    London: Macmillan. First one-volume edition, Oct. 1894 (first ed. Was 3 vols., April 1894 - rare). Octavo, red cloth gilt. Pp (4), vi, 338, (8, ads), 48, April, 1894, catalogue + double-page map at front. Spine browned; front free endpaper has label roughly removed, with thumb-size hole; yellowing and some foxing to page edges; foxing to rear free endpaper, with partial cracks to rear inner hinge; else a good, sound copy, text clean, tight and unworn. Mostly written by Louis Becke. Set in the South West Pacific.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34099
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  • MANN, Leonard
    A MURDER IN SYDNEY

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Cape, 1937. Octavo, red cloth. Damp stain to lower front and rear covers, and slightly at foot of spine, else a VG+ copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks to spine tips, shallow chip at head of spine (no lettering affected), rubbing to spine folds, short tear to bit dusty blank rear panel, short tear to fore margin of front flap; a few other nicks; otherwise a VG example, flap price intact. Hubin II p. 278. Loder p. 370. His only crime novel, quite scarce in jacket. This is the London issue, printed in the UK, and is the correct first edition.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35103
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  • CLEARY, Frances
    A POCKETFUL OF YEARS. Another Mrs Kingi Book

    Edition: First Edition

    Auckland and London: Collins, 1975. Octavo, blue boards. pp (vi), 166. Fine in jacket, no owner names. New Zealand author's second novel about this Maori character.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34036
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A RIVER TOWN

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Advance reading copy. Octavo, illustrated card covers. Reproduces hand changes on verso of title leaf, in including an amended ISBN number. Fine copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in Toronto in 1995 to a Toronto author and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's 1995 ink name at front. A novel based on his grandparents' life in NSW early in c20.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 37596
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A RIVER TOWN

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Octavo, blue boards. Advance review copy for Canada with label of the Canadian distributor affixed to front free endpaper, three sheets of distributor's promo copy laid in. Fine in fine jacket, no owner names, flap price intact. A novel based on his grandparents' life in NSW early in c20.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 33162
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