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There are 297 books in this catalogue.
What Days Are For. A Memoir
Dessaix, Robert
Book Number: 65781
ISBN: 9780857985767
Random House Australia 2014. 8vo. hardcover. 231pp. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Great White Lie
Gratus, Jack
Book Number: 65748
ISBN: 0091121108
Hutchinson, London, 1973 8vo. hardcover. 324pp. Very good condition in good rubbed d/w. Slavery, emancipation and changing racial attitudes.
Price: $12.00


David Williamson Behind the Scenes.
Williamson, Kristin
Book Number: 65665
ISBN: 9780670070794
Viking, Camberwell, 2009. 8vo. hardcover. 546pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation
Meyers,Jeffrey
Book Number: 65666
ISBN: 039304792X
W.W.Norton & Company, USA, 2000. 8vo. hardcover. 380pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, some foxing to outer edge of text block. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Orwell. The Life
Taylor, D. J.
Book Number: 65667
ISBN: 0701169192
Charles & Windus, London, 2003. 8vo. hardcover. 466pp. index, b/w illus. Good, page edges toned. / Good d/w.
Price: $12.00


Shaw--the Chucker-Out;: A biographical exposition and critique, and a companion to and commentary on Shaw the villager
Chappelow, Allan
Book Number: 65672
ISBN: 0049280228
George Allen & Unwin, 1969. 8vo. hardcover. 558pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, outer page edges toned & foxed. / Good- d/w chipped on spine ends.
Price: $18.00


The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Hodge, Jane Aiken
Book Number: 22108
ISBN: 0370305086
London: Bodley Head, 1984. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 216pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w with lightly faded spine.
Price: $25.00


The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Hodge, Jane Aiken
Book Number: 65641
ISBN: 0370305086
London: Bodley Head, 1984. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 216pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w with lightly faded spine.
Price: $25.00


Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies: The Life of Gore Vidal
Parini, Jay
Book Number: 65498
ISBN: 9781408704639
Little, Brown, London, 2015. 8vo. hardcover. 464pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


P. G. Wodehouse : A Biography
Donaldson, Frances [Wodehouse, P. G.]
Book Number: 65499
ISBN: 0297781057
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1982. 8vo. hardcover. 399pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, stamp on fep. / Very good faded d/w chipped at top of spine.
Price: $15.00


Tennessee Williams Memoirs
Williams, Tennessee. (With an Introduction By John Waters)
Book Number: 65490
ISBN: 9780811216692
New Directions, New York 2006. 8vo. softcover. 274pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00


Betjeman
Wilson, A.N.
Book Number: 61860
ISBN: 9780091797027
Hutchinson, London, 2006. 8vo. hardcover. 375pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Life and Times of William Shakespeare
Levi, Peter
Book Number: 65455
ISBN: 0333435842
Macmillan 1998 8vo hardcover 391pp index, b/w illus. Good, foxing to endpapers & outer edge of text block, cover edges rubbed. / Good d/w with faded spine.
Price: $15.00


That Summer in Paris - Memories of Tangled Friendhips with Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Some Others
Callaghan, Morley
Book Number: 65456
ISBN: 
Coward McCann, New York, 1963. 8vo. hardcover. 255pp. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00


Thomas Bernhard: The Making of an Austrian.
Honegger, Gitta
Book Number: 65453
ISBN: 0300089996
Yale University Press, 2001. 8vo. hardcover. 541pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's inscription on half-title. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Wild Mary. A life of Mary Wesley
Marnham, Patrick
Book Number: 65153
ISBN: 0701179910
Chatto & Windus., London, 2006. 8vo. hardcover. 289pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


A. G. Stephens His Life And Work.
Palmer, Vance (editor)
Book Number: 65115
ISBN: 
Robertson & Mullens, Melbourne, 1941. 8vo. hardcover. 242pp. Very good, owner's name on fep. / Very good, clipped d/w.
Price: $25.00


Elisabeth Murdoch: Two Lives
Monks, John
Book Number: 65097
ISBN: 0725107499
Sun Books, Macmillan, Sydney, 1995. 8vo. softcover. 338pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, page edges toned.
Price: $20.00


Double-act: The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Googie Withers and John McCallum.
McFarlane, Brian.
Book Number: 64997
ISBN: 1922235725
Monash University Publishing, Melbourne 2015. 8vo. softcover. 241pp. index. b/w illus. Very good, ex-lib.
Price: $15.00


A Portrait Of Jane Austen.
Cecil, David.
Book Number: 34118
ISBN: 094624003
London, Constable 1978 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index, colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00


Mary Howitt - An Autobiography - 2 Volumes
Howitt, Mary. edited by Margaret Howitt
Book Number: 64272
ISBN: 
Isbister Limited, London, 1889. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcovers. Top edge gilt, 326pp., 370pp. b/w frontis. Good, some foxing.
Price: $100.00


Behind The Mask: The Life Of Vita Sackville-West
Dennison, Matthew
Book Number: 64038
ISBN: 9781250033949
St. Martins Press, New York 2015. 1st US edition. 8vo. hardcover. 337pp. index, colour illus. Very good, slight wave on page edges. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $18.00


Beyond Seven Years in Tibet : My Life Before, During and After
Harrer, Heinrich
Book Number: 63993
ISBN: 9781921196003
Labrynth Press, UK, 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 511pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $20.00


Where Are They Buried: How Did They Die? Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy
Benoit, Tod
Book Number: 57097
ISBN: 1579122876
Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 2003. 8vo. hardcover. 560pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $18.00


May Gibbs, Mother of the Gumnuts
Walsh, Maureen
Book Number: 46228
ISBN: 
Angus and Robertson 1994 8vo. softcover. 216pp. index, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $9.00


May Gibbs, Mother of the Gumnuts
Walsh, Maureen
Book Number: 63038
ISBN: 0207151784
Angus and Robertson 1994 8vo. hardcover. 228pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w with faded spine.
Price: $25.00


FRANKIE HOWERD: THE ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY
Middles, Mick
Book Number: 30824
ISBN: 
2000. Headline. first edition. small 4to. near fine unmarked copy. / Very good d/wchipped on corner with po sticker on back of d/w. 144pp. b/w photos in text throughout. Throughout his showbusiness career, Frankie Howerd remained an enigma, a very private public figure who suffered terribly from insecurity. This is a fitting tribute to a truly funny comedian. '
Price: $12.00


THE ART OF MALCOLM LOWRY
Smith, Anne (Editied); Costa, Richard Hauer; Tifft, Stephen; O'Kill, Brian; Grace, Sherrill E.; Woodcock, George; Epstein, Perle; Bradbrook, M. C.; Bareham, T. E.
Book Number: 21191
ISBN: 
London: Vision Press Ltd, 1978 8vo., pink boards with gilt titled spine Very good. /Good+ d/w unclipped, rubbed and shelf worn at extremes with faded spine. Illustrated front face of dust wrapper with monochrome photograph of Malcom Lowry. 173pp. including notes on contributors and index.
Price: $12.00


Precious Bodily Fluid; A Larrikin's Memoir
Waterstreet, Charles
Book Number: 62927
ISBN: 073360918X
Spectre, Sydney 1998 8vo. softcover. 262pp. Very good, page edges tanned.
Price: $8.00


Ian Fleming
Lycett, Andrew
Book Number: 62830
ISBN: 0297812998
Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 1995 8vo hardcover 486pp index, b/w illus. very good, small stain on rear cover edge / very good d/w with small stain on rear cover edge.
Price: $12.00



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