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Literary History

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Literary History

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Prelude to the Enlightenment: French Literature 1690-1740, Atkinson, Geoffroy; Keller, Abraham C.
1 Atkinson, Geoffroy; Keller, Abraham C. Prelude to the Enlightenment: French Literature 1690-1740
London, UK George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1971 0048400017 / 9780048400017 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hard cover, first edition, 432g, 221pgs. A study of the attitudes of French writers during the transition from the Classical Age to the Enlightenment. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Wicked Wit of Jane Austen, The, Austen, Jane; and Enright, Dominique (compiled by(
2 Austen, Jane; and Enright, Dominique (compiled by( Wicked Wit of Jane Austen, The
London, England Michael O'Mara Books Limited 2002 1854796526 / 9781854796523 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with laminated blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 338g, 162pgs, blue endpapers. This is an absorbing collection of Jane Austen's sharpest, most profound and amusing observations on human nature, money, marriage, life and society. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.50 AUD
 
 
Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch, Bayley, John
3 Bayley, John Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch
London, England Time Warner Books UK 2002 0349114293 / 9780349114293 First Thus Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first thus, 326gms, 294 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 5.50 AUD
 
 
Dylan Thomas in America, Brinnin, John Malcolm
4 Brinnin, John Malcolm Dylan Thomas in America
London, England Ace Books 1958 Reprint Paperback Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paperback, reprint, 150gms, 219pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 4.50 AUD
 
 
Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader, Eagleton, Mary (ed)
5 Eagleton, Mary (ed) Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader
Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishers 1997 0631197346 / 9780631197348 Second Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint of second edition, 756g, 438pgs. Is there a distinctive women's tradition in literature? Do women write differently from men? These are among the many questions addressed, debated and illuminated in this new edition of Mary Eagleton's classic Reader in feminist literary theory. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
 
 
Yeats: The Man and the Masks, Ellmann, Richard
6 Ellmann, Richard Yeats: The Man and the Masks
London, England Penguin Books 1988 0140113649 / 9780140113648 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint, 288gms, 336 pages. This Richard Ellmann's classic study of the life of Yeats which presents an extraordinary mixture of the public and personal. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is also some creasing to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain, A: Literary Lives From Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England, Engel, Elliot
7 Engel, Elliot Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain, A: Literary Lives From Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England
New York, USA Pocket Books 2002 0743448979 / 9780743448970 First Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 346g, 349pgs. Dr Elliot Engel, a foremost suthority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed men and women of literature's elite. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 7.50 AUD
 
 
Mysterious World of Agatha Christie, The, Feinman, Jeffrey
8 Feinman, Jeffrey Mysterious World of Agatha Christie, The
New York, USA Award Books 1975 04261489175 First Award Printing Paperback Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paperback, first award printing, 104gms, 190 pages. This book looks behind Agatha Christie's veil of privacy and discovers a woman even more remarkable than her public suspects. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 5.50 AUD
 
 
An Angel at My Table (Autobiography 2), Frame, Janet
9 Frame, Janet An Angel at My Table (Autobiography 2)
London, England Flamingo 1993 0586085866 / 9780586085868 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint edition, 180gms, 190 pages. In this second volume of award-winning New Zealand novelist Janet Frame's autobiography she tells the story of her leaving the family home, only to find that her hard-won independence is as much a burden as a blessing. Cracking under the strain, she is mistakenly pronounced schizophrenic, and spends the next 8 years in mental institutions. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
 
 
To the Island (Autobiography 1), Frame, Janet
10 Frame, Janet To the Island (Autobiography 1)
London, England Flamingo 1993 0586085858 / 9780586085851 Reprint Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, reprint edition, 140gms, 173 pages. In this first volume of award-winning New Zealand novelist Janet Frame's autobiography she tells the story of her childhood and youth in the 1930s, one of 5 children of an impoverished railwayman and a mother whose aspirations to write poetry first planted the seeds of literary creativity in Janet Frame's imagination. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
 
 
Kendall: Our "God-Made Chief" - "A Singer of the Dawn" - A Continuation of Poet Kendall, Making a Complete History from Cradle to Grave, Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.
11 Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M. Kendall: Our "God-Made Chief" - "A Singer of the Dawn" - A Continuation of Poet Kendall, Making a Complete History from Cradle to Grave
Sydney, Australia 1940 Edition Not Stated Hardcover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, edition not stated, 552gms, 185 pages. This is the second of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
 
 
Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar), Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M.
12 Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A. M. Poet Kendall: His Romantic History (From the Cradle to the Humeneal Altar)
Sydney, Australia John Sands Limited 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with cloth boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 768gms, 334 pages. This is the first of a two volume biography of the Australian poet Henry Kendall. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. Spine has a library code written on the cloth, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
 
 
Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime, Keating, H. R. F. (ed)
13 Keating, H. R. F. (ed) Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime
London, England Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1977 0297772953 / 9780297772958 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 836gms, 224 pages. This book is a compilation of pieces by distinguished writers about the first lady of crime, Agatha Christie. What results is perhaps the fullest account of her life yet published. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. This is an ex-library book and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear plastic for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Epic and Romance: Essays on Medieval Literature, Ker, W. P.
14 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
 
 
Wrestling with the Angel: A Life of Janet Frame, King, Michael
15 King, Michael Wrestling with the Angel: A Life of Janet Frame
Washington D.C. Counterpoint 2000 1582430691 / 9781582430690 First US Edition Softcover Very Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first US edition, 778gms, 583 pages. This is the remarkable account of Janet Frame who has been pushed to the limit by life and has pushed back, using the powers of her imagination to create extraordinary literary works. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
"O Beloved Kids": Rudyard Kipling's Letters to His Children, Kipling, Rudyard; and Gilbert, Elliot L. (ed)
16 Kipling, Rudyard; and Gilbert, Elliot L. (ed) "O Beloved Kids": Rudyard Kipling's Letters to His Children
London, England Zenith Books 1984 0099350009 / 9780099350002 First Thus Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first thus, 412gms, 225 pages. This book features a selection of the letters written by Rudyard Kipling to his two younger children, John and Elsie, between 1906 and 1915. It includes over 50 illustrations in pen and ink from Kipling himself, plus a handful of photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
Tale of Beatrix Potter, The, Lane, Margaret
17 Lane, Margaret Tale of Beatrix Potter, The
London, England Fontana Books 1976 0006324983 / 9780006324980 Reprint Paperback Good Not Applicable 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Paperback, reprint, 134gms, 189 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover in particular shows moderate discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 6.00 AUD
 
 
Shakespeare Book of Lists, The, LoMonico, Michael
18 LoMonico, Michael Shakespeare Book of Lists, The
London, UK Bounty Books 2006 0753713640 / 9780753713648 Reprint Soft Cover Good Not Applicable 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Soft cover, reprint, 462g, 232pgs. The ultimate guide to the bard, his plays and how they've been interpreted (and misinterpreted) through the ages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Was It Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris, O'Harris, Pixie
19 O'Harris, Pixie Was It Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris
Australia Rigby Publishers 1983 0727018140 / 9780727018144 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 626gms, 119 pages, light green endpapers. This is the autobiography of Australia's best-known and well-loved children's book illustrator, Pixie O'Harris. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
Playing With Ideas: Australian Women Playwrights from the Suffragettes to the Sixties, Pfisterer, Susan; and Pickett, Carolyn
20 Pfisterer, Susan; and Pickett, Carolyn Playing With Ideas: Australian Women Playwrights from the Suffragettes to the Sixties
Strawberry Hills, NSW, Australia Currency Press 1999 0868195650 / 9780868195650 First Edition Softcover Good Not Applicable 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, first edition, 332g, 262pgs. This book reveals the dynamic female tradition of Australian women's playwriting from the suffrage era to the 1960s. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
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