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A Poet in the Family - an Autobiography of Dannie Abse

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1628

ISBN: 009119430x

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Abse has written a full-scale autobiography which explores in depth and with lyrical feeling his Welsh childhood in the thirties, his years as a student in London and the twin centres of his existence since that time, medicine and poetry.198p. Tear to top spine of jacket, scuffing to bottom edge. Shelf wear to book. Top corner of front page gone.; 8vo View more info

HENRY KENDALL The Man and the Myths

By: Ackland, Michael

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16212

ISBN: 0522846505

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Index, notes and bibliography. Unclipped jacket. "Long overdue assessment of a man who represents and abiding part of our cultural heritage. " 800gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages View more info

For Sylvia : an Honest Account

By: Ackland, Valentine

Price: $11.78

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274

ISBN: 0701139412

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


"For over forty years, Valentine Ackland was Sylvia Townsend Warner's companion and closest friend". Cover sunned? ; 64mo View more info

Australian Women Writers : a Bibliographic Guide

By: Adelaide, Debra

Price: $10.50

Publisher: London, Pandora Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22580

ISBN: 0863581498

Condition: Fine


210p. Outlines the lives and works of over 450 Australian women writers and puts rare manuscript collections on the literary map for the first time. Arranged alphabetically. Almost new. 400gms weight; 8vo View more info

The Twinkling of an Eye : Or, My Life As an Englishman

By: Aldiss, Brian W

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1689

ISBN: 0312193467

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


484p, index, illustrated autobiography of Brian Aldiss, science fiction author. Versatile, prolific, and outspoken, Aldiss writes revealingly on many issues and experiences, from literary inspiration to childhood illness, from mental breakdown to the critical attitudes towards science fiction. ; 8vo View more info

The spinning of a dream the story of John Shaw Neilson

By: Anderson, Hugh and Blake, Les

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ascot Vale, Vic., Red Rooster Press: 1986

Seller ID: 30819

ISBN: 0908247176

Condition: Very Good+


Limited to 750 copies. First published by Rigby ltd in 1972 as John Shaw Neilson. As new, looks unread. 300gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Looking for Mr. Preston

By: Antoniou, Laura (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Masquerade Books, Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6215

ISBN: 1563332884

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


298p. Interviews, essays and personal reminisccences of John Preston. A celebration of the writer'slife. First printing April 1995; 8vo View more info

THE CHRISTESEN ROMANCE

By: Armstrong, Judith

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 24793

ISBN: 0522847315

Condition: Very Good+


Index, looks unread. 400gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages View more info

A Diary without Dates

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Virago Press Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 29108

ISBN: 0860680363

Condition: Very Good-


Yellowed paper, owners name whited out half title page ; Diary of the author's experience as a VADnurse in World War 1, first published in 1918. 100gms weight ; 7.70 X 4.90 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages View more info

LONGHAND A Writer's Notebook

By: Bail, Murray

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Mcphee Gribble: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15417

ISBN: 0869141708

Condition: Very Good+


Darkened paper, no creases; "Longhand records an expatriate's view of England and parts of Europe, with notes on landscape, dialogue overhead, people met, time spent in aTropical Diseases Hospital, fragments of books, reportage and, always, ideas for stories. " 200 grams weight. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 142 pages View more info

IRIS A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2002

Seller ID: 16547

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Crease to bottom cornertip of front cover, no crease to spine. ; Film tie-in edition with Judi Dench photo on front cover. B/w photos of Iris Murdoch and the author. No creases, yellowed paper. 300gms weight; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 296 pages View more info

IRIS AND THE FRIENDS A Year of Memories

By: Bayley, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2000

Seller ID: 18355

ISBN: 0349113106

Condition: Very Good


A companion volume to Iris. 250gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 282 pages View more info

ANN M MARTIN

By: Becker, Margot R with Martin, Ann M

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18500

ISBN: 0590458779

Condition: Very Good


Biography of the creator of the popular Baby-Sitters Club series. 230gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 184 pages View more info

Virginia Woolf : a Biography Volume One : Viriginia Stephen 1882-1912

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Triad Granada: 1976

Seller ID: 358

ISBN: 0586083537

Condition: Good+


228p, index. Faint crease to spine edge. 1982 reprint. B/w photos. Yellowed paper. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo View more info

Masks and Facades Sir John Vanbrugh, the Man in His Setting

By: Bingham, Madeleine

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 1974

Seller ID: 28229

ISBN: 0049280295

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unclipped jacket, index, 24 plates. A man of many talents, architect of Blenheim Palace. 680gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8.74 X 5.83 X 1.42 inches; 378 pages View more info

Daughters and Fathers

By: Bird, Carmel (Ed)

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Saint Lucia, Qld, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10007

ISBN: 0702229075

Condition: Very Good


304p. Paper yellowing, no crease to spine.450gms weight. ; 8vo View more info

SARAH ORNE JEWETT Her World and Her Work

By: Blanchard, Paula

Price: $24.55

Publisher: Addison Wesley: 1994

Seller ID: 22948

ISBN: 0201518104

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Index, notes and bibliography 750gms weight; Radcliffe Biography Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages View more info

GREAT MEADOW : AN EVOCATION

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30805

ISBN: 0670847585

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Yellowed paper


Sequel to the first volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography A Postillion Struck by Lightning . Seen through the eyes of a 10-year old in the late 1930s, this novel recaptures an idyllic childhood, a time of love and gentleness with its sounds and scents intact, whilst the world beyond went to war." 450gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages View more info

A LIFE OF PRIVILEGE, MOSTLY

By: Botsford, Gardner

Price: $21.25

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2007

Seller ID: 22141

ISBN: 1862079188

Condition: Very Good


Wrinkled spine ; Memoir set in New York, and the New Yorker Magazine. 240gms weight ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 260 pages View more info

A Magpie Life : Growing a Writer

By: Bowering, George

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Key Porter Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6385

ISBN: 1552633489

Condition: As New


224p, index, new softcover with flaps. ; 8vo View more info