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Book Id: 01af0716

Price: $19.40

Title: STORM OF TIME by ELEANOR DARK 1948 First Edition from the TIMELESS LAND Trilogy Australian Historical Fiction Hc Dj

Author: ELEANOR DARK Preface by E.D. AUSTRALIAN BOOKS, FICTION, NOVELS, SHORT STORIES, FIRST EDITIONS, OLD BOOKS, POETRY, OUT OF PRINT BOOKS

Publisher: Collins, Sydney, 1948, first Australian printing, hardcover 8vo with dj, 590pp., Chapters, Map to front endpaper.

Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few tiny tears, slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: The second novel in the author's famous Timeless Land trilogy. The story is carried forward from 1799 to 1808, bringing to life all the important figures of three Australian governorships, those of Hunter, King and Bligh.

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Book Id: 01af0702

Price: $23.20

Title: A History of Sydney's North Shore, A TOWN RISING by the wife of E V Timms, (writer of the Australian Historical Series)

Author: Alma Timms, - the wife of E V Timms, (writer of the Australian Historical Series)

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1976, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo without dj, 24chapters, Epilogue, b/w plate illustrations, 263pp. Coloured endpapers.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION without a dj. There is a tape mark to the front endpaper and a spot on the front cover (see scan).

Description: Alma Timms completed the Australian series after the death of her husband. Angus & Robertson thus became her publishers. She lived at Wollstonecraft, on the lower North Shore of Sydney. This an interesting combination of historical fact and fiction.

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Book Id: 01af0495

Price: $12.00

Title: TALK TO ME TENDERLY Tell Me Lies 1992 FIRST EDITION in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET

Author: John Gordon Davis

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 1992 First edition, hardcover 8vo with d/j, 300pp.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: Set in the sun-baked Australian outback, this is the gripping, tantalising story of a woman's awakening and a man's longing; this book is John Gordon Davis at his very best: tension, passion, heartache, laughter and powerful action.

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Book Id: 01af0492

Price: $22.40

Title: CHRISTINA STEAD : House of All Nations : 1974 PARIS in the 1930's

Author: CHRISTINA STEAD

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1974, 1st in this ed., 1st pub. 1938, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 787pp., 104 Scenes.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr plus a stamp to top title page (Reading Retreat Hyatt Regency Coolum), very slight foxing.

Description: Set in the Paris of the interwar period, this is a vast panoramic novel of the intrigues, swindles, and manipulations of this world of international finance. "No-one ever made enough money", says Jules Bertillon at the outset of this story of greed.

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Book Id: 01af0484

Price: $15.50

Title: CHRISTINA STEAD The Little Hotel 1973 FIRST EDITION GOOD HARDCOVER IN DUSTJACKET

Author: CHRISTINA STEAD

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1973, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 191pp.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, slight foxing to eprs & to a few outside page edges, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: The period is the late 1940s. Many of Madame Bonnard's patrons are on the run from some real or imagined horror. These people, and many others, form a notable series of additions to Christina Stead's gallery of bizarre yet utterly convincing characters.

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Book Id: 01af0483

Price: $14.95

Title: EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE

Author: DAVID MALOUF

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 2007, 1st UK ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 244 Pages, brown eprs, Chapters

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to title page, cream to top of pages, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: A young man going off to war tries to make sense of his place in the world he is leaving. A heartbreakingly heautiful, richly satisfying collection by a master storyteller.

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Book Id: 01af0482

Price: $12.95

Title: ANTIPODES - Stories

Author: DAVID MALOUF

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, The Hogarth Press, London, 1985, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 160 Pages, 13 Stories.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: The Antipodes of the title refers not simply to the contrast between Europe and Australia, of new world certainties and doubts against the denseness of the old, but to those fundamental opposites - darkness and light, life and death etc.

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Book Id: 01af0480

Price: $14.80

Title: HARLAND'S HALF ACRE

Author: DAVID MALOUF

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, The Hogarth Press, London, 1984, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 230 Pages, Chapters

Condition:Orange cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: This tells how one man sets out to recover the land his ancestors first discovered and then lost, and how, in fulfilment, this vision becomes a different reality. The man is Frank Harland, the continent Australia.

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Book Id: 01af0478

Price: $11.20

Title: THE PALACE WITH SEVERAL SIDES - A sort of love story

Author: CHRISTINA STEAD

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1995, reprint, 1st pub. 1990, Imprint Classic Series, 8vo softcover, 12 Pages

Condition:Illustrated booklet with slight rubbing to corners, an ex-library copy with stamps & stickers (Jesse Street Women's Library) with cancelled stamp, in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: This is Christina Stead's last published story. It was selected to celebrate the second anniversary of Imprint. 'One of the centur's outstanding novelists.' The Times

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