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Book Id: 01af01280

Price: $34.40

Title: Miles Franklin as BRENT of BIN BIN 1928 UP THE COUNTRY Australian Classic FIRST EDITION pub UK Blackwood Edition

Author: Miles Franklin writing as Brent of Bin Bin ...... CLASSIC AUSTRALIAN FICTION by the author of MY BRILLIANT CAREER

Publisher: William Blackwood & sons, Edinburgh & London, 1928 FIRST EDITION, 400 pages with an author's note written in the reading room of the British Museum dated 1927

Condition:Worn red cloth-bound hardcover with black title to spine & front cover, ROBUST in GOOD MINUS CONDITION with notes & dedication in pencil to the front endpaper and a minor incomplete split at the spine at the title page.

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. UP THE COUNTRY was published first in the UK.

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Book Id: 01af01263

Price: $18.60

Title: POETRY - One Hundred Poems 1919-1939 by Australian Poet KENNETH SLESSOR 1947 second printing

Author: Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet, writer and journalist.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1947, second printing,

Condition:Blue cloth hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with a name to the frenpr., slight age-toning to ROBUST pages.

Description: A chronological collection of Slessor's poetry from the 1920's & 30's, including, amongst many others, NUREMBERG, Pan at Lane Cove, Captain Dobbin, Five Visions of Captain Cook, Country Towns and WILLIAM STREET. A great collection by a master writer.

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Book Id: 01af01261

Price: $32.40

Title: THE EYE OF THE STORM - A Novel showing us the flux of power and dependency.

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'The Vivisector' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1973, First Edition, Hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 608 pages, Chapters, pale yellow endpapers.

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

Description: In this magnificent novel, Patrick White shows us the ultimate nuances of love and hatred that fester beneath the surface of family relationships - through one of the most memorable central characters in modern fiction.

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Book Id: 01af01259

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Title: THE AUNT'S STORY - The Story of Theodora Goodman RARE COPY

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'Riders in the Chariot' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1958, 1st pub. 1948, hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 303 pages, 3 Parts.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with several small tears, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: One is drawn imperceptibly into the half-world of Theodora Goodman's mind, the familiar landmarks fall away and at last the circle closes in a state of complete madness, complete understanding.

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Book Id: 01af01258

Price: $24.80

Title: RIDERS in the CHARIOT - A Novel - Extraordinary insight - Chariot Symbol

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'Voss' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1961, First Edition, Hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 552 pages, Chapters.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to endpapers & to outside page edges, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET in a clear plastic covering.

Description: A marvellously rich novel which explores several human lives at great depth. It is concerned chiefly with four people and with the vision that is the centre of each of their lives but which they keep hidden from the world.

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Book Id: 01af01257

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Title: VOSS - A Novel set in 1845 an Expedition to cross Australia

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'The Tree of Man' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1958, first reprint, 1st pub. 1957, hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 478 pages, Chapters.

Condition:Dk Blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with several small tears, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: It tells the story of the expedition with a great power of narrative and it creates in Voss himself an epic figure who is bothe the symbol and the forerunner of a people's destiny. A master storyteller.

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Book Id: 01af01254

Price: $37.80

Title: THE VIVISECTOR - Prodigious Novel about the Life and Death of a great painter.

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'The Solid Mandala' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, First U.S. Edition, Hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 567 pages, Chapters.

Condition:Two-tone Black with blue to spine cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: Hurtle Duffield loves only what he paints. The men & women who court him during his long life are the materials of his art. He is The Vivisector, dissecting their weaknesses with cruel precision.

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Book Id: 01af01253

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Title: THE VIVISECTOR - Prodigious Novel about the Life and Death of a great painter.

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'The Aunt's Story' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1970, First U.K. Edition, Hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 642 pages, Chapters.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, dark blue to top of pages, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: Hurtle Duffield loves only what he paints. The men & women who court him during his long life are the materials of his art. He is The Vivisector, dissecting their weaknesses with cruel precision.

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Book Id: 01af01252

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Title: THE BURNT ONES - PATRICK WHITE First collection of stories to be published written since 'Riders in the Chariot'

Author: PATRICK WHITE - Author of 'The Tree of Man' etc., Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1964, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with Dustjacket, 314 pages, 11 Stories.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions to a ROBUST copy in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: In individual stories and in the collection as a whole, there is that meeting of opposites which distinguishes all Patrick White's work. An outstanding collection. The four paintings on the jacket are by Sidney Nolan.

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