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#SaveOzStories
1 #SaveOzStories
Carlton, VIC, Australia Melbourne University Press 2016 0522870805 / 9780522870800 First Edition Paperback Very Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paperback, first edition, 128gms, 155 pages. Jackie French, David Malouf, Tim Winton and many more of our best writers have come together to issue a clarion call to all Australian citizens to defend writers and writing. If politicians have their way we will be the only nation to give away our right to tell our own stories. Read this collection of impassioned arguments from our most esteemed wordsmiths. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Offcuts with Denis Butler: An Anthology, Butler, Denis; and Butler, Vera (ed)
2 Butler, Denis; and Butler, Vera (ed) Offcuts with Denis Butler: An Anthology
Toukley, NSW, Australia Vera Butler 1991 0646031767 / 9780646031767 First Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 186g, 140pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
Wilderness and Plenty: The Reith Lectures 1969, Darling, Sir Frank Fraser
3 Darling, Sir Frank Fraser Wilderness and Plenty: The Reith Lectures 1969
London, England Ballantine Books 1971 0345021592 / 9780345021595 First UK Printing Paperback Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paperback, first UK printing, 104g, 110pgs. The eloquent statement of the dependence of all living things on one another. Book is in good condition with heavy general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration throughou. Front cover shows some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.50 AUD
 
 
Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays, Davis, Robert. Murray (ed)
4 Davis, Robert. Murray (ed) Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays
Englewood Cliffs, USA Prentice- Hall Inc. 1972 0138466599 / 9780138466596 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint edition, 225gms, 183 pages. The contributors Steinbeck analyse, among other themes, Steinbecks' use of allegory, his sense of the pastoral, and his ability to embody in his work a deeply felt personal mythos. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, small stamp from previous owner on the inside front page, small tear to front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay (The Harvard Classics), Eliot, Charles W. (ed)
5 Eliot, Charles W. (ed) English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay (The Harvard Classics)
Danbury, Connecticut, USA Grolier Enterprises Corp 1980 Harvard Classic Edition Hardcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 754gms, 401 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Features essays from Ben Jonson, Jonathan Swift, Sir Philip Sidney, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Johnson, Coleridge, Charles Lamb, Thomas Babington Macaulay and many more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows mild rubbing to the front board and moderate to heavy rubbing on the back board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Essays, Civil and Moral: The New Atlantis By Francis Bacon; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education By John Milton; and Religio Medici By Sir Thomas Browne (The Harvard Classics), Eliot, Charles W. (ed)
6 Eliot, Charles W. (ed) Essays, Civil and Moral: The New Atlantis By Francis Bacon; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education By John Milton; and Religio Medici By Sir Thomas Browne (The Harvard Classics)
Danbury, Connecticut, USA Grolier Enterprises Corp 1980 Harvard Classic Edition Hardcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 660gms, 332 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows moderate to heavy rubbing on the front and back boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Essays: English and American (The Harvard Classics), Eliot, Charles W. (ed)
7 Eliot, Charles W. (ed) Essays: English and American (The Harvard Classics)
Danbury, Connecticut, USA Grolier Enterprises Corp 1980 Harvard Classic Edition Hardcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 848gms, 470 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Featuring the essays of William Makepeace Thackeray, John Henry Newman, Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, Walter Bagehot, Thomas Henry Huxley, Edward Augustus Freeman, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Ellery Channing, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David, Thoreau, and James Russell Lowell. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows moderate rubbing on the front and back, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Essays and English Traits (The Harvard Classics), Emerson, Ralph Waldo; and Eliot, Charles W. (ed)
8 Emerson, Ralph Waldo; and Eliot, Charles W. (ed) Essays and English Traits (The Harvard Classics)
Danbury, Connecticut, USA Grolier Enterprises Corp 1980 Harvard Classic Edition Hardcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 848gms, 470 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows moderate rubbing on the front and back, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays, Hawking, Stephen
9 Hawking, Stephen Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
London, England Bantam Books 1997 0553406639 / 9780553406634 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 160gms, 172 pages. This is Stephen Hawking's first collection of essays and pieces on subjects that range from the warmly personal to the wholly scientific. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
Unity and Diversity: A National Conversation (The Barton Lectures), Irving, Helen (ed)
10 Irving, Helen (ed) Unity and Diversity: A National Conversation (The Barton Lectures)
Sydney, Australia ABC Books 2001 0733310311 / 9780733310317 First Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 330gms, 256 pages. A thought provoking analysis of issues confronting Australia as it moves into the 21st century, the Barton Lectures make a significant contribution to the national conversation. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Epic and Romance: Essays on Medieval Literature, Ker, W. P.
11 Ker, W. P. Epic and Romance: Essays on Medieval Literature
New York, USA Dover Publications 0486203557 / 9780486203553 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 484g, 398pgs. The essays gathered together in this volume constitute one of the major classic in the study of literature of the Middle Ages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book has been covered in clear plastic and stuck to inside card for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
Way We Think, The: A Collection of Essays from the Yiddish (Volume 1 and 2 in Box), Leftwich, Joseph
12 Leftwich, Joseph Way We Think, The: A Collection of Essays from the Yiddish (Volume 1 and 2 in Box)
New Jersey, USA Thomas Yoseloff Publisher 1969 0498064840 / 9780498064845 First Edition Hardcover with Original Cloth Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcovers with black cloth boards presented in solid black box with paste down on either side, first edition, 1805gms, 840pp across both volumes. Mr Leftwich brings to the reader a magnificent collection of English-language essays written by many of the foremost Yiddish essayists and thinkers of the world including: Shalom Aleichem, Nahum Sokolov, Melech Ravitch, Jacob Glatstein, and Aaron Steinberg. Books are in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and some scuffing to the cloth. Box is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
 
 
Quarterly Essay: Reaction Time (Issue 27, 2007), Lowe, Ian; et al.
13 Lowe, Ian; et al. Quarterly Essay: Reaction Time (Issue 27, 2007)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Black Inc. 2007 1863954120 / 9781863954129 First Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 129 pages, issue 27. The Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate in Australia. Each issue aims to represent the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. The feature essay in this issue is by Ian Lowe and is about Climate Change and the Nuclear Option. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
Quarterly Essay: Australian Story (Issue 36, 2009), MacCallum, Mungo; et al.
14 MacCallum, Mungo; et al. Quarterly Essay: Australian Story (Issue 36, 2009)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Black Inc. 2009 1863954570 / 9781863954570 First Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 226gms, 138 pages, issue 36. The Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate in Australia. Each issue aims to represent the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. The feature essay in this issue is by Mungo MacCallum and is about Kevin Rudd and The Lucky Country. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1), Papaellinas, George (ed)
15 Papaellinas, George (ed) Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)
Sydney, Australia Angus & Robertson 1994 0207184062 / 9780207184062 First Issue Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1), Papaellinas, George (ed)
16 Papaellinas, George (ed) Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)
Sydney, Australia Angus & Robertson 1994 0207184062 / 9780207184062 First Issue Softcover Good Not Applicable Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1), Papaellinas, George (ed)
17 Papaellinas, George (ed) Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)
Sydney, Australia Angus & Robertson 1994 0207184062 / 9780207184062 First Issue Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Distant Voices, Pilger, John
18 Pilger, John Distant Voices
London, England Vintage 1992 0099143917 / 9780099143918 First Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 304gms, 397 pages. Distant Voices brings together John Pilger's essays on a wide range of subjects, from the myth-making of the Gulf War to the surreal pleasures of Disneyworld. It also contains material about Cambodia. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
Trouble with Paradise, The: Griffith Review (#14), Schultz, Julianne (ed)
19 Schultz, Julianne (ed) Trouble with Paradise, The: Griffith Review (#14)
Sydney, Australia ABC Books 2007 0733319394 / 9780733319396 First Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 416gms, 264 pages, issue 14. The Griffith Review is devoted to a topical theme and includes essays, analysis, reportage, memoir, fiction, satire, poetry, photography and art. This edition focuses on the paradise myth and showcases a new essay by Frank Moorhouse. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
Overland: 25 Years On - Ruling Class Ruling Cuture - Issue 167, Syson, Ian (ed)
20 Syson, Ian (ed) Overland: 25 Years On - Ruling Class Ruling Cuture - Issue 167
Melbourne, Australia O L Society 2002 095795543X / 9780957955431 First Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Softcover, first edition, issue 167, 226g, 112pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
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