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image of Ethan Frome a Dramatization of Edith Wharton's Novel 1st Edition

Ethan Frome a Dramatization of Edith Wharton's Novel 1st Edition

by Davis, Owen; Davis, Donald

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Published
1936
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Very Good in chipped & rubbed dustwrapper
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1st Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in chipped & rubbed dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. colour plate illustrations 1st Edition of Owen and Donald Davis' dramatization of Edith Frome, first performed in January 1936 and thereafter a long career as a New York success at the National Theatre; Owen and Donald Davis were a father and… Read more
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Queen of the Dancehalls Cloudland Ballroom in Brisbane 1939-82

by Lergessner, James G.

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Bribie Island: Published by the Author, 2013. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. b&w illustrations Illustrated history of Brisbane's Cloudland Ballroom, from opening in 1939 to demolition by the Bjelke-Petersen government in 1982; numerous b&w photo illustrations throughout.
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Witnesses of Spring unpublished poems by Shaw Neilson

by Neilson, Shaw; Wright, Judith (ed)

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good in Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st Edition
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1970. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. 1st Edition of this collection of unpublished poems by Shaw Neilson; edited by Judith Wright, selected by Judith Wright and Val Vallis from material assembled by Ruth Harrison; foreword by Judith Wright, preface by Ruth Harrison; small bookshop label to front pastedown, mild toning… Read more
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Clavis Homerica New Edition c1830's

by Walker, John; Homer

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no date (c1830's)
Condition
Good (no title page)
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$74.36

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London: Whittaker Treacher, no date (c1830's). leather. Good (no title page)/no dustwrapper. 12mo. New Edition (c1830's) of the Clavis Homerica, being a lexicon of all the words which appear in the Iliad, with English translations/interpretations; long considered an indispensable Homeric text, this new edition by John Walker seeks to address deficiencies and errors of earlier editions; please note:… Read more
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The Way of the Masks 1st UK Edition

by Levi-Strauss, Claude; Modelski, Sylvia (translator)

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st UK Edition
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 1st UK Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. b&w and colour illustrations Claude Levi-Strauss' study of the Swaihwe mask, found among certain tribes of coastal British Columbia - The Salish Swaihwe, The Kwakiutl Xwexwe, Dzonokwa Myths, and much more; colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations; translated by Sylvia Modelski; Very Good and… Read more
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Baby Doll the script for the film 1st UK Edition

by Williams, Tennessee

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good in Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st UK Edition
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London: Secker & Warburg, 1957. 1st UK Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. Sm 8vo. b&w illustrations 1st UK Edition of the script for the film Baby Doll by Tennessee Williams; 4 pages b&w film stills showing Carl Malden, Carroll Baker and Eli Wallach from the Warner Brothers movie; small bookshop label to front pastedown; medium offset… Read more
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You'll Be Sorry Reflections of the AWAS from 1941-1945

by Howard, Ann

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Edition
Signed 1st Edition
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Dangar Island: Tarka Publishing, 1990. Signed 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. large 8vo. b&w illustrations Tells the stories of the Australian Women's Army Service in WWII, much of the book being first-hand accounts in the members' own voices; b&w photo illustrations throughout; Signed and with short gift-inscription by the author; minor stain to text… Read more
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Bibliography of the Victorian Aborigines from the earliest manuscripts to 31 December 1970

by Massola, Aldo

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good in G-VG dustwrapper
Edition
1st Edition
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Melbourne: The Hawthorn Press, 1971. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in G-VG dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. large 8vo. Comprehensive bibliography of material on Victorian Aborigines, as of 1970; very minor foxing, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, with some wear along spine.
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Chow 100 The Chow Chow Club in Celebration of the Chow Chow Club Centenary

by Stafford, Mr. R.; The Chow Chow Club

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Published
no date (1995)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.22

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UK: The Chow Chow Club, no date (1995). 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good/no dustwrapper. 8vo. b&w illustrations Published to mark the centenary of The Chow Chow Club, from foundation in 1895 to 1995; copiously illustrated with b&w photo illustrations of champion Chows down the ages; articles by various authors.
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Petermann Journey

by Gill, Walter

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st Edition
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Adelaide: Rigby, 1968. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. b&w illustrations Tells the story of the author's experiences with an Aboriginal tribe in the 1930's in remote Central Australia; endpaper maps, b&w photo illustrations throughout; text block and edges of pages lightly toned, very occasional foxed spots in text, o.w. Very Good; dustwrapper lightly… Read more
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Lightning Meets the West Wind The Malaita Massacre

by Keesing, Roger M; Corris, Peter

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Published
1980
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Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st Edition
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Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1980. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. b&w illustrations Tells the story of the massacre of the Kwaio people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, following the murder of colonial government representative William Bell in October 1927; b&w photo illustrations, endpaper maps; Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly edgeworn and rubbed,… Read more
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Sherwood Services Club the First 40 Years Looking Back 1966-2006

by Pattison, Peter

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Published
2006
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Brisbane: Sherwood Services Club, 2006. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 8vo. b&w illustrations History of the Sherwood Services Club, from foundation in 1966 to 2006; b&w photo illustrations throughout.
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Eighty Years Serving Still a History of the Bright RSL Sub-Branch 1923-2003

by Rolland, Derrick

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Published
2004
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Bright: Bright RSL Sub-Branch, 2004. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 4to. b&w illustrations Illustrated history of the Bright RSL Sub-Branch, marking the 80 year anniversary from 1923-2003.
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Johnno 1st Edition

by Malouf, David

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good in G-VG dustwrapper
Edition
1st Edition
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Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1975. 1st Edition. hardbound. Very Good in G-VG dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. Jacket design Ted Poulter 1st Edition of David Malouf's classic novel set in wartime Brisbane and focussing on the relationship between the narrator and Johnno; brown cloth boards with orange and white titling to spine, coloured endpapers; former owner's gift-inscription to front endpaper… Read more
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Utopia Ancient Cultures New Forms The Holmes a Court Collection in association with the Art Gallery of Western Australia

by Carrigan, Belinda (ed); Caruana, Willy; Hodges, Christopher

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Published
1999
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Perth: Heytesbury/Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1999. 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good. 4to. profusely illustrated Published to accompany the exhibition of Utopia paintings - with focus on Emily Kngwarreye - from the Holmes a Court collection, Galeri Petronas Kuala Lumpur 1999 and Art Gallery of Western Australia 2000; edited by Belinda Carrigan and with texts by Willy Caruana… Read more
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A Textbook of Gymnastics (form-giving exercises) 1st Edition

by Knudsen, K.A.; Hansen, F. Braae (translator)

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Published
1937
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Very Good in Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st UK Edition
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London: J. & A. Churchill, 1937. 1st UK Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. profusely illustrated 1st UK Edition of Knudsen's text book of Gymnastics, with general information on physical education, form and faults in gymnastics, teaching, apparatus, terminology, back/legs/arms/neck/abdominals etc, breathing exercises; 216 b&w illustrations throughout; translated from the Danish by F. Braae Hansen; includes… Read more
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Sporting Dogs 1st Edition

by Croxton Smith, A.; Vernon Stokes, G.

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Published
1938
Condition
G-VG in chipped & rubbed dustwrapper
Edition
1st UK Edition
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London: Country Life, 1938. 1st UK Edition. hardbound. G-VG in chipped & rubbed dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 4to. colour plate/b&w illustrations Illustrated study of hunting dogs, with chapters on Hounds, Hare Hunters, Greyhounds, Retrievers, Spaniels, Setters, Pointers, Spitz, Dachshunds; illustrated by G. Vernon Stokes, including hand-tipped frontispiece colour plate, 16 full-page b&w illustrations, and some text illustrations; 1st UK Edition; small… Read more
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What to Make for Baby Part Four 55 designs in knitting and crochet

by Allan, Ella

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Published
1936
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Melbourne: The Specialty Press, 1936. 1st Edition. paperback. Good . 12mo. b&w illustrations Part Four of Ella Allan's classic 1930's knitting and crochet series, presenting 55 designs for baby's clothes - bonnets, jackets, petticoats, mittens, bibs, etc, with b&w illustrations of each item; nice cover art of stork in full-flight with baby suspended from its beak; Good… Read more
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A Man of His Time A Play 1st Edition

by Simpson, Helen de Guerry

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Published
1923
Condition
Good in rubbed boards
Edition
1st Edition
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1923. 1st Edition. hardbound. Good in rubbed boards/no dustwrapper. 8vo. Play by Helen de Guerry Simpson, Australian-born writer and later a British Liberal Party politician; small bookshop label to front pastedown, endpapers heavily tanned, two pages with short closed tears to edges, one or two minor creases to corners of pages, o.w. Good throughout;… Read more
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Gentleman Bruiser A Life of The Boxer Peter Jackson 1860-1901 Signed by the author

by Petersen, Bob

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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Signed 1st Edition
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Sydney: Croydon Publishing, 2005. Signed 1st Edition. paperback. Very Good . 8vo. Definitive biography of boxing legend Peter Jackson, the first full biography on the fighter in more than 85 years; the son of former slaves in the West Indies, Jackson became heavyweight champion of Australia, champion of the Pacific Slope, and won a victory over the champion… Read more
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