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1 Abse, Dannie A Poet in the Family - an Autobiography of Dannie Abse
London Hutchinson 1974 009119430x / 9780091194307 First Edition Hard Cover 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 
Price: 7.00 AUD
2 Ackland, Michael HENRY KENDALL The Man and the Myths
Melbourne Miegunyah Press 1995 0522846505 / 9780522846508 First Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 18.50 AUD
3 Ackland, Valentine For Sylvia : an Honest Account
London Chatto & Windus 1985 0701139412 / 9780701139414 First Edition Hard Cover 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 
Price: 11.78 AUD
4 Adelaide, Debra Australian Women Writers : a Bibliographic Guide
London Pandora Press 1988 0863581498 / 9780863581496 First Edition Soft Cover 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 
Price: 10.50 AUD
5 Aldiss, Brian W The Twinkling of an Eye : Or, My Life As an Englishman
New York St Martin's Press 1999 0312193467 / 9780312193461 First Edition Hard Cover 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 
Price: 17.50 AUD
6 Anderson, Hugh and Blake, Les The spinning of a dream the story of John Shaw Neilson
Ascot Vale, Vic. Red Rooster Press 1986 0908247176 / 9780908247172 Paperback 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 
Price: 11.00 AUD
7 Antoniou, Laura (editor) Looking for Mr. Preston
New York, Ny, U. S. A. Masquerade Books, Incorporated 1995 1563332884 / 9781563332883 First Edition Hard Cover 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 
Price: 15.00 AUD
Melbourne University Press 1996 0522847315 / 9780522847314 Paperback Very Good+ 
Index, looks unread. 400gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages 
Price: 9.00 AUD
9 Bagnold, Enid A Diary without Dates
Virago Press Ltd 1978 0860680363 / 9780860680369 Paperback 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 
Price: 8.50 AUD
10 Bail, Murray LONGHAND A Writer's Notebook
Melbourne Mcphee Gribble 1989 0869141708 / 9780869141700 First Edition Paperback 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" - 7" tall; 142 pages 
Price: 32.50 AUD
11 Bayley, John IRIS A Memoir of Iris Murdoch
London Abacus 2002 0349114293 / 9780349114293 Paperback 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" - 7" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
12 Bayley, John IRIS AND THE FRIENDS A Year of Memories
London Abacus 2000 0349113106 / 9780349113104 Paperback Very Good 
A companion volume to Iris. 250gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
13 Becker, Margot R with Martin, Ann M ANN M MARTIN
New York Scholastic 1993 0590458779 / 9780590458771 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Biography of the creator of the popular Baby-Sitters Club series. 230gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 11.50 AUD
14 Beckwith, Lillian THE HILLS IS LONELY
Redwood Editions 2003 174121114x / 9781741211146 Paperback Very Good 
No creases to spine. Description of life on a remote Scottish island, the start of over 20 years of writing about the Hebrides. 200gms weight ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
15 Bell, Quentin Virginia Woolf : a Biography Volume One : Viriginia Stephen 1882-1912
Triad Granada 1976 0586083537 / 9780586083536 Paperback Good+ 
228p, index. Faint crease to spine edge. 1982 reprint. B/w photos. Yellowed paper. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 
Price: 7.00 AUD
16 Bingham, Madeleine Masks and Facades Sir John Vanbrugh, the Man in His Setting
Allen & Unwin 1974 0049280295 / 9780049280298 Hardcover 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 
Price: 16.50 AUD
17 Bird, Carmel (Ed) Daughters and Fathers
Saint Lucia, Qld, Australia University of Queensland Press 1997 0702229075 / 9780702229077 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 
304p. Paper yellowing, no crease to spine.450gms weight. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.63 AUD
18 Blanchard, Paula SARAH ORNE JEWETT Her World and Her Work
Addison Wesley 1994 0201518104 / 9780201518108 Hardcover 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 
Price: 24.55 AUD
London Viking 1992 0670847585 / 9780670847587 First Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 9.00 AUD
20 Botsford, Gardner A LIFE OF PRIVILEGE, MOSTLY
London Granta Books 2007 1862079188 / 9781862079182 Paperback Very Good 
Wrinkled spine ; Memoir set in New York, and the New Yorker Magazine. 240gms weight ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 260 pages 
Price: 21.25 AUD

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