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Morris, Jan:  MANHATTAN '45.
Book Number: 194
Faber 1987. 8vo. hardcover. 273pp. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Autobiography and Biography
Price: $10.00
A. de Q. Robin:  Charles Perry, Bishop of Melbourne - The Chanlolenges of a Colonial Episcopate, 1847-76
Book Number: 652
University of Western Australia 1967 Excellent copy with maps on front and back ends, Illustrated with b&w photographs. D/w good.
Keywords: Anglican, diocese, clergy, Melbourne Grammer School, Geelong Grammer School, Trinity College, Ridley Hall, gold rush, theology, history, education, church
Price: $10.00
Munro, Craig:  Wild Man of Letters
Book Number: 1150
MUP Melbourne, 1984 Biblio & Index. V.G. with like d/w. well-researched and illustrated Follows Stephensen's career. Signed with dedication by author.
Keywords: biography of P.R. ('Inky') Stephensen, one of Australia's most remarkable men of letters youthful radicalism, fine press publishing in the U.K., Australian nationalist politics, to his absurdly unjust imprisonment during the second world war.
Price: $12.00
Barrie, J. M.:  J.M. Barrie and the Lost Boys
Book Number: 1295
Constable, London 1979 8vo. hardcover. 323pp. index. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. Comprehensive biography of the author of Peter Pan. Profusely illustrated, family trees on end papers.
Keywords: peter pan, barrie
Price: $18.00
Rose, Phyllis::  Jazz Cleopatra Josephine Baker in her time
Book Number: 1656
Doubleday 1989; 1st Edition Hardback B&W Photographs xi, 321, [16] p., of plates ill. 24 cm. Fine condition. Fine dust jacket. Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Keywords: Dancers France Biography.; Afro-American entertainers France Biography.; France Race relations.; United States Race relations.
Price: $18.00
Holmes, Richard:  Dr Johnson & Mr. Savage
Book Number: 2019
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1993 The relationship between Dr. Johnson and Richard Savage. 260 pages, including bibliography, appendices and index. Excellent copy in same d/w. Illustrated end pages, period illustrated chapter headings.
Keywords: biography, poet, tavern, social, playwrite, masterpiece, revolutionary, the bastard, london, richard savage, 1728, 1738, 1700's
Price: $15.00
A. Hayward, Mrs. Oliphant, editor:  Goethe
Book Number: 2223
William Blackwood and Sons 1878 Or. Green stamped cloth, clean, solid book, with little foxing on end pages. Copy solid and white.
Keywords: german, poetry, biography
Price: $15.00
Edited by Philip Ziegler:  The Diaries of Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1920-1922. Tours with the Prince of Wales
Book Number: 2228
London: William Collins Sons & Co, (1987). 1st Edition, VG, dj. Mountbatten kept a diary of his tours of Australia, New Zealand, India and Japan with the Prince of Wales., Extensively illustrated with maps and photographs., Photographs & Maps,
Keywords: Military Louis Mountbatten Royal Navy Viceroys India British India Raj
Price: $10.00
Struan Sutherland:  A Venomous Life
Book Number: 2346
Melbourne, Hyland House, 1998. Illustrated wraps. Interesting biography of ground breaking professor, who developed many new science techniques that are still ignored today.
Keywords: funnel-web spider, anti venom kits, vitro assays, antivenoms, scandle, biology
Price: $18.00
Ted Egan:  TED EGAN. An Autobiography - The Paperboy's War
Book Number: 2375
Kerr Publishing, Balmain. 1993. Excellent copy in same unclipped d/w. First edition. Illustrated with photographs, index.
Keywords: Australian Autobiography Music, melbourne, war, maratime, author, scholar
Price: $12.00

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