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Wicked Wit of Jane Austen, The

By: Austen, Jane; and Enright, Dominique (compiled by(

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Michael O'Mara Books Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LITHIS4

ISBN: 1854796526

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Pretty Good for a Woman: The Engimas of Evelyn Scott

By: Callard, D.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA54

ISBN: 0224020390

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 202 pages. D. A. Callards's chance discovery of some of Evelyn Scott's books and manuscripts in a junkshop, and his subsequent fascination with the extraordinary life of this unusual woman, has led him to write a remarkable and illuminating portrait of both an individual and a generation. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to inside front flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain, A: Literary Lives From Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England

By: Engel, Elliot

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Pocket Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LITHIS3

ISBN: 0743448979

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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To Be a Lady: Biography of Catherine Cookson

By: Goodwin, Cliff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Arrow Books Limited: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK269

ISBN: 0099459019

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 236gms, 369 pages. This is the first biography of one of Britain's bestselling and best loved writers. It is a fascinating study of determination and courage, pain and triumph over tragedy. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small texta mark on the bottom of page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Patrick White: A Life

By: Marr, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS17

ISBN: 0091825857

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1460gms, 727 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Patrick White: A Life

By: Marr, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS173

ISBN: 0091827221

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 660gms, 727 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Patrick White: A Life

By: Marr, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Vintage: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS9009

ISBN: 0091827221

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 660gms, 727 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Miles Franklin: Her Brilliant Career

By: Roderick, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000282

ISBN: 0727016962

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with cream boards pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 199pp, weighs 836gms. This book is an in-depth study Of the life of Miles Franklin by Colin Roderick, a man who had the supreme advantage of knowing his subject personally, and he illustrates his text with more than 200 photographs and other reproductions collected over many years. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Small pencil inscription on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Man Behind The Da Vinci Code, The

By: Rogak, Lisa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carlton North, Australia, Scribe Publications Pty Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA70

ISBN: 1920769714

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 140 pages, blank endpapers. The Man Behind The Da Vinci Code is the first book to chronicle Dan Brown's upbringing, his rise to best-sellerdom, the sometimes mysterious and quirky nuances of his characters, and his recent struggles to protect a false sense of anonymity by drawing into a sheltered and isolated society of his own making. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Binding has begun to come loose from spine, but is still firmly in place. Dust Jacket... View more info

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Novels and Novelists: A Guide to the World of Fiction

By: Seymour-Smith, Martin (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, St Martins Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS7

ISBN: 0312579667

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1370gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book charts the whole world of fiction, from high literature to pure entertainment, and explores every aspect of reading, writing, and publication of novels. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item an... View more info

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Song For Mary, A: An Irish-American Memoir

By: Smith, Dennis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers, Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK324

ISBN: 0732264103

Condition: Good


Large softcover, reprint, 512gms, 368 pages. A Song for Mary is not just a tale of immigrant life, but a universal story of a mother's love for her child and a child's determination to do his mother proud. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Song For Mary, A

By: Smith, Dennis

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers, Australia: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK70

ISBN: 0732266122

Condition: Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 400gms, 402 pages. A Song for Mary is not just a tale of immigrant life, but a universal story of a mother's love for her child and a child's determination to do his mother proud. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to edges of some pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Reader's Guide to Writers' Britain, A: An Enchanting Tour of Literary Landscapes and Shrines

By: Varlow, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Prion Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAUK1

ISBN: 1853752010

Condition: Very Good


Soft card cover, reprint edition, 900gms, 280 pages. Touring the places that captured the minds of our most enduring and popular literary figures and the landscapes in which their characters walked, this book is both a wonderful bedside companion and indispensable travel guide. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Some mild creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Matters of Fact and of Fiction

By: Vidal, Gore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frogmore, England, Granada Publishing Limited: 1978

Edition: First Overseas Edition

Seller ID: ESS2

ISBN: 0586046771

Condition: Fair to Good


Paperback, First Overseas Edition, 175gms, 330 pages. Matters of Fact and of Fiction shows a mater at work. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear, moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout, previous owner's writing on inside back 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! View more info

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Salman Rushdie: Sentenced to Death

By: Weatherby, W.J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001230

ISBN: 0881845728

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition by this publisher, 560gms, 258 pages. W.J. Weatherby has written a biography of Salman Rushdie that reveals and clarifies the influential events and people in the writer's life. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with only moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info