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Author: Alex Xenophon Demirjian Gray - Edited by PATRICK WHITE
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1986, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 192pp., Chapters & Epilogue.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to endpapers, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET, slight foxing to inside & slight edgewear.
Description: Patrick White winner of the Nobel Prize and author of more than a dozen novels and plays, does it again with this truly remarkable novel.
It is a prodigious and intoxicating performance and the book a great literary event.
Author: Nancy Adams - descendant of the Forlong & Templeton families who introduced Saxon Sheep into Tasmania in the 1830s - Foreword by Sir William Gunn
Publisher: F W Cheshire, Melbourne, 1961, a Commonwealth Literary Fund project, 20 Chapters, historical fiction based on family history.
Condition:Crisp light green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & illustrated cover, illustrated endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with a written name opp. the 1/2 title, illustrated titlepage, in an unclipped GOOD but worn DUSTJACKET
Description: A novel based on the activities of the Templeton and the Forlong families in the early days of Australian settlement by a descendant who catalogues the development of fine-wool sheep resulting from the introduction to Tasmania in the 1830s, of the Saxon.
Author: TIM WINTON Australian Author - Miles Franklin Award Winner - First Edition
Publisher: Macmillan, Sydney, 1994, First Edition, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 377pp., 59 Chapters, green endpapers.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear in a clear plastic protective cover.
Description: This is a story of a marriage in our time. Of a man (Fred Scully) who would go to the end of the earth for a woman and their tough little nut of a child - and of a woman who must let them pass blindly by.
Author: ALEXANDER BUZO - Introduced by John McCallum & Aarne Neeme - Author of the play Rooted - SIGNED COPY
Publisher: Currency Press, Sydney, 1985, FIRST EDITION, softcover 8vo, 153 pages, Inscribed & SIGNED to first page, B/W PHOTOS, 2 Plays
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with inscription & SIGNED to first page.
Description: From the Intro: 'These two plays stand almost like bookends, with similarities in content but facing opposite ways. Both deal with the modification of hopes and expectations by the circumstances of life; but while one to success, the other disappointment'
Author: MATTHEW REILLY A SIGNED COPY No.1 Bestseller ACTION PLUS
Publisher: Pan Macmillan, Sydney, 2005, reprint, 1st pub. 1998, softcover 8vo, 611 pages, Prologue, Chapters, Epilogue, SIGNED to title page.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, A & R stickers to frcvr, SIGNED to title page, small tear to bottom frcvr, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to endpapers & to a few outside pages.
Description: At a remote ice station in Antarctica, a team of US scientists has made an amazing discovery. They have found something buried deep within a 100-million-year-old layer of ice. Something made of METAL.
Author: Miles Franklin, classic Australian writer of MY BRILLIANT CAREER, in a novel written in America. by the author of the Bent of BIN BIN series.
Publisher: University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Qld, 1981, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj, 219pp, IMPORTANT Australian FICTION
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover 8vo with bright gilt title to spine, name and booksticker to front endpaper, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a VERY GOOD, unclipped DUSTJACKET which has been protected with non-adhesive plastic.
Description: In 1906, Franklin moved to the US and undertook secretarial work for Alice Henry, another Australian, at the National Women's Trade Union League in Chicago. Her years in the US are reflected in On Dearborn Street (not published until 1981), a love story.
Author: Miles Franklin writing as Brent of BIN BIN. Classic Australian historical fiction The 5th of the series.
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1956, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj, 220 pages, 19 chapter.
Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, small white patch to base of spine, no inscriptions, minor prelim foxing, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD PLUS CONDITION in A GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with a spine base 1" chip,now plastic protected
Description: Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, known as Miles Franklin (14 October 1879 – 19 September 1954) was an Australian writer and feminist. This is the 5th book in the Bin Bin series, dealing with the artist expatriate's return to the country.
Author: Miles Franklin writing as BRENT of BIN BIN. Classic Australian Fiction by the author of MY BRILLIANT CAREER
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1954, 274 pages. The fourth of the Brent of Bin Bin novels.
Condition:Crisp light green cloth-bound hardcover with red title to spine, name in pen to front endpaper, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD Dustjacket with edgewear which has been protected with non-adhesive plastic, name to pp edges.
Description: Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, known as Miles Franklin (14 October 1879 – 19 September 1954) was an Australian writer and feminist who is best known for her novel My Brilliant Career. An misfit musical girl in the Goulburn district of NSW.
Author: Miles Franklin celebrated Australian writer & novelist
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1943, fifth printing (originally 1936), 418 pages, 52 chapters. AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL FICTION
Condition:Blue cloth hardcover with silver title to spine, name in pen & small sticker to front endpaper, foxing & age-toning to pages & cover, ROBUST in GOOD MINUS CONDITION in a similar GOOD MINUS Dustjacket
Description: Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, known as Miles Franklin (14 October 1879 – 19 September 1954) was an Australian writer and feminist who is best known for her novel My Brilliant Career, published in 1901. A novel of a century of Australian colonial li