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MASON, BRUCE; DOWLING, DAVID (ED)
Every Kind of Weather : Selected Writings on the Arts, Theatre, Literature and Current Events in New Zealand 1953-81
Auckland, New Zealand, Reed Methuen. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0474002314) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collection of essays, letters and criticism selected from his outspoken comment on NZ cultural life. Covers a broad range of ltopics and includes his letters to Michael King, Witi Ihaemera, Roger hall and many others. CONDITION 306 pages, bright unread and unworn copy. DJ like new. Overweight #New Zealand Literature#. As New/As New.
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Book number: 13456
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Keywords: 0474002314

 
MCNAUGHTON, TRUDIE (COMPILER)
Countless Signs :The New Zealand landscape in Literature
Auckland, New Zealand, Reed Methuen. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0474000516) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Anthology od short stories, essays and poetry that pictures NZs landscape through the eyes of authors contained. Writers include Keri Hulme, Katherine Mansfield, Anthony Trollope, Janet Frame, Riemke Ensing, Te Rauparaha, A RD Fairburn plus many moore. CONDITION Blue bds with crisp Silver title (very sl shelf wear to bottom edge) pp xi 389 internally tight and bright as new. Original DJ has nice cover illus by Dean Buchanan. Slight faded spine and tiny tear to bottom cnrs else unworn. Overweight #New Zealand Literature#. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11926
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Keywords: New Zealand Literature Poetry 0474000516

 
MILIC, LOUIS T
Stylists on Style: A Handbook with Selections for Analysis
New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1969, First Trade. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. White wraps are clean and fresh (not scuffed) pp 527 tight and clean, inked to half title. Overweight. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 8078
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1687]
Keywords: Literary Critism

 
MONTESINI, LORENZO
Cardboard Cantata
Sydney, Australia, Alexander L.H. Weilsmann. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0731655885) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Chronicle of Sydney society, its manners, customs, fashions and attitudes through the eyes of an observer who moves through this society. A large cast of well known personalities weave in and out to weave a rich tapestry of colour and action. A post modernist satire. Black bds with silver title and front decoration, photo of author to rear, inscribed by the author 'Best wishes Lorenzo' pp 251 in clean unread state. An excellent copy.#Australiana#. Fine/N/A. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 7271
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Keywords: Sydney Australia Gossip 0731655885

 
MORLEY, JOHN
Miscellanies : Fourth Series
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1908, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains articles originally printed in the 'Times' and the ,Nineteenth Century' papers titles incl Machiavelli, Guicciardini, A new calender of great sins, John Stuart Mill, Lecky on Democrasy, A historical Romance and Democracy and Reaction. CONDITION Maroon bds with gilt spine title, sl edge wear with sl bumped cnrs, a small snag to top of rear bd, eps browned, pp 331 with clean fresh interior. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7187
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MUMBY, FRANK ARTHUR
Letters of Literary Men : The Nineteenth Century
London, United Kingdom, George Routledge. 1908, First Edition. Buckram, Large 8vo. Released as a single books after 2 volume set was published 1906. Not Dated (1908 RLG). Red bds with bright Gilt title and decoration (unworn with faded spine and dull patches to cloth where wax coating has been silverfished) bright Gilt top edge, Black eps, nice portrait frontis engaving of Keats with tissue guard, pp vii 632. Tight and clean copy with light yellowing to pages near ends. Overweight. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11671
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Keywords: English Literature History Criticism Letters Burns Ruskin Robert Bucnanan. Authors Include George Crabbe, Sir Walter Scott, Jane Austen, Sydney Smith, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Charles Lamb, Thomas de Quincey, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Thomas Lovell, B

 
O'CONNOR, JOSEPH (ED)
Yeats Is Dead
London, Jonathan Cape. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0224061755) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. It begins with Roddy Doyle and ends with Frank McCourt. In between thirteen other Irish writers spin an increasingly elaborate tale of murder, mayhem and literary shenanigans in present-day Dublin. pp 296. New.
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Book number: 15895
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O'FARRELL, JOHN
Global Village Idiot
New York, U.S.A. Doubleday. 2001, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0385602936) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "John OFarrell is a columnist with the Guardian as well as a writer for the TV show Spitting Image and a joke writer for Tony Blair (not the one that is a fake puppet on Spitting image, but the one that is the real puppet of George W. Bush). Global Village Idiot is a reprinting of many of his Guardian columns over the period of time beginning with George W. Bush on the campaign trail and ending on the desert trails leading to Baghdad." CONDITION 290 pages. Covers unworn with crease top front, crisp copy with water stain top cnr. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13931
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PASTERNAK, BORIS
An Essay on Autobiography
London, United Kingdom, Collins & Harvill. 1959, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First English. Black waxed cloth bds with crisp gilt (bds as new, not rubbed, worn or bumped) pp 160 with 11 illus plates and 1 map (interior exception tight and pristine, red eps named) Original wrappers very bright, not scuffed with only tiny tear to top spine, price clipped. An exceptionally good copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7915
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3691]

 
PINKUS, DENNY
Antique Dealer : Stories from Israel
London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0297795759) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Zafir, Schlomo. 50 stories. Black bds with bright Silver title (fresh not worn) pp 217 with 13 line illus through text, tight copy named to eps, sl. edge browning to pages) Original Red wrapper is fresh, not scuffed, worn or price clipped. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8389
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Keywords: Jewish Antique Dealer Holocaust Jew Jewish Judaism Judaica 0297795759 Zafir, Schlomo

 
POWER, VINCENT
Voices of Cork
Ireland, Blackwater Press. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0861219368) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Colourfull compelling collection of interviews, 18 of Ireland's well known personalities tlak openly about their lives and achievements in politics, business, sport, media and the arts." CONDITION Navy bds with crisp Silver title (fresh and unworn, cnrs sharp) 273 pages which appear unread (not inscribed) Original DJ is fresh and unworn, not price clipped. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 9275
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Keywords: Cork Ireland Civilization History 0861219368

 
PRIESTLEY, J B
The English Comic Characters
London, United Kingdom, John Lane The Bodley Head. 1928, 3rd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The week end Library. Essays on Bully Bottom, Touchstone, The Illyrians, Falstaff and his Circle, Parson Adams, The Brothers Shandy, Mr Collins, Prince Seithenyn, The Two Wellers, Dick Swiveller and Mr Micawber. Red waxed cloth with gilt title fresh and bright, pub red stain tep, eps sl foxed, pp 276 in tight unread state. Original blue pub wrapper with pictoral front, spine edge browned, not worn. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 6853
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Keywords: Bully Bottom, Touchstone, the Illyrians, Falstaff Dick Swiveller and Mr Micawber

 
PRIESTLEY, J B
Wonder Hero
London, United Kingdom, William Heinemann. 1933, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Essays. Navy waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt title (nice and fresh) pp 321 tight copy not inscribed, some edge foxing, else bright. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10087
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PUNCH, CATHARINE
Wordsworth : An Introduction to His Life and Works
London, United Kingdom, Allman & Sons. 1927, First Edition. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Not Dated [1927 BL]. Green cloth bds with Red titles, front bd has mild edge speckling though not worn, pp 120. Copy is in unread state clean and bright with no interior foxing. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6740
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RADFORD, G. H.
Shylock And Others. Eight Studies
London, United Kingdom, T. Fisher Unwin. 1894, First Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Literary criticisms on Sykock, Robin Hood, Hamlet Johnson's Irene, King Arthur and Socrates on Politics. CONDITIONS Brown bds with bright Gilt titles (cloth to spine darkened and just starting to chip at ends, else unworn) pp 197 with untrimmed edges. Tight and very bright copy. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6425
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Keywords: Shakespeare Sykock, Robin Hood, Hamlet Johnson's Irene, King Arthur and Socates on Politics.

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