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#SaveOzStories

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carlton, VIC, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM22


Paperback, first edition, 128gms, 155 pages. Jackie French, David Malouf, Tim Winton and many more of our best writers have come together to issue a clarion call to all Australian citizens to defend writers and writing. If politicians have their way we will be the only nation to give away our right to tell our own stories. Read this collection of impassioned arguments from our most esteemed wordsmiths. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and ... View more info

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Offcuts with Denis Butler: An Anthology

By: Butler, Denis; and Butler, Vera (ed)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toukley, NSW, Australia, Vera Butler: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ESS13


Softcover, first edition, 186g, 140pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wilderness and Plenty: The Reith Lectures 1969

By: Darling, Sir Frank Fraser

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Ballantine Books: 1971

Edition: First UK Printing

Seller ID: HISNAT35


Paperback, first UK printing, 104g, 110pgs. The eloquent statement of the dependence of all living things on one another. Book is in good condition with heavy general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration throughou. Front cover shows some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Davis, Robert. Murray (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, USA, Prentice- Hall Inc.: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ESS3


Softcover, reprint edition, 225gms, 183 pages. The contributors Steinbeck analyse, among other themes, Steinbecks' use of allegory, his sense of the pastoral, and his ability to embody in his work a deeply felt personal mythos. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, small stamp from previous owner on the inside front page, small tear to front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached pictu... View more info

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Essays: English and American (The Harvard Classics)

By: Eliot, Charles W. (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Danbury, Connecticut, USA, Grolier Enterprises Corp: 1980

Edition: Harvard Classic Edition

Seller ID: REF128


Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 848gms, 470 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Featuring the essays of William Makepeace Thackeray, John Henry Newman, Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, Walter Bagehot, Thomas Henry Huxley, Edward Augustus Freeman, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Ellery Channing, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David, Thoreau, and James Russell Lowell. Book i... View more info

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English Essays: From Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay (The Harvard Classics)

By: Eliot, Charles W. (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Danbury, Connecticut, USA, Grolier Enterprises Corp: 1980

Edition: Harvard Classic Edition

Seller ID: REF137


Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 754gms, 401 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Features essays from Ben Jonson, Jonathan Swift, Sir Philip Sidney, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Johnson, Coleridge, Charles Lamb, Thomas Babington Macaulay and many more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good... View more info

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Essays, Civil and Moral: The New Atlantis By Francis Bacon; Areopagitica and Tractate on Education By John Milton; and Religio Medici By Sir Thomas Browne (The Harvard Classics)

By: Eliot, Charles W. (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Danbury, Connecticut, USA, Grolier Enterprises Corp: 1980

Edition: Harvard Classic Edition

Seller ID: REF143


Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 660gms, 332 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows moderate to heavy rubbing on the front and back boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Essays and English Traits (The Harvard Classics)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo; and Eliot, Charles W. (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Danbury, Connecticut, USA, Grolier Enterprises Corp: 1980

Edition: Harvard Classic Edition

Seller ID: REF129


Hardcover gilt stamped dark brown leatherette with decorative motif, Harvard Classic Edition, 848gms, 470 pages, gilt entitled, all page edges in gilt, marker ribbon and decorative endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Gilt stamping shows moderate rubbing on the front and back, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

By: Hawking, Stephen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Bantam Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCI82


Softcover, reprint, 160gms, 172 pages. This is Stephen Hawking's first collection of essays and pieces on subjects that range from the warmly personal to the wholly scientific. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Unity and Diversity: A National Conversation (The Barton Lectures)

By: Irving, Helen (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ESS4


Softcover, first edition, 330gms, 256 pages. A thought provoking analysis of issues confronting Australia as it moves into the 21st century, the Barton Lectures make a significant contribution to the national conversation. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Epic and Romance: Essays on Medieval Literature

By: Ker, W. P.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Dover Publications:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: LITHIS10


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. View more info

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Way We Think, The: A Collection of Essays from the Yiddish (Volume 1 and 2 in Box)

By: Leftwich, Joseph

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Jersey, USA, Thomas Yoseloff Publisher: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL309


Hardcovers with black cloth boards presented in solid black box with paste down on either side, first edition, 1805gms, 840pp across both volumes. Mr Leftwich brings to the reader a magnificent collection of English-language essays written by many of the foremost Yiddish essayists and thinkers of the world including: Shalom Aleichem, Nahum Sokolov, Melech Ravitch, Jacob Glatstein, and Aaron Steinberg. Books are in good condition with mild general wear and tear and modera... View more info

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Quarterly Essay: Reaction Time (Issue 27, 2007)

By: Lowe, Ian; et al.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM19


Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 129 pages, issue 27. The Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate in Australia. Each issue aims to represent the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. The feature essay in this issue is by Ian Lowe and is about Climate Change and the Nuclear Option. 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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Quarterly Essay: Australian Story (Issue 36, 2009)

By: MacCallum, Mungo; et al.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM16


Softcover, first edition, 226gms, 138 pages, issue 36. The Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate in Australia. Each issue aims to represent the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. The feature essay in this issue is by Mungo MacCallum and is about Kevin Rudd and The Lucky Country. 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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Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)

By: Papaellinas, George (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1994

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: ESS7


Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)

By: Papaellinas, George (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1994

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: ESS8


Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Republica: All Same As Family in a Big 'ouse (Issue 1)

By: Papaellinas, George (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1994

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: ESS9


Softcover, first issue, 358g, 270pgs. This is the first issue of an Australian literary journal that only ever published four issues. It includes essays, poetry, songs, short fiction, photography and drawings. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Trouble with Paradise, The: Griffith Review (#14)

By: Schultz, Julianne (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM29


Softcover, first edition, 416gms, 264 pages, issue 14. The Griffith Review is devoted to a topical theme and includes essays, analysis, reportage, memoir, fiction, satire, poetry, photography and art. This edition focuses on the paradise myth and showcases a new essay by Frank Moorhouse. 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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Overland: 25 Years On - Ruling Class Ruling Cuture - Issue 167

By: Syson, Ian (ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, O L Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ESS15


Softcover, first edition, issue 167, 226g, 112pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Quarterly Essay: Last Drinks (Issue 30, 2008)

By: Toohey, Paul; et al.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Black Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SOCCOM21


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 141 pages, issue 30. The Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate in Australia. Each issue aims to represent the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion. The feature essay in this issue is by Paul Toohey and is about The Impact of the Northern Territory Intervention. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info