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Essays, Letters and Diaries

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Literature:Essays, Letters and Diaries

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families, Agee, James, and Walker Evans
1 Agee, James, and Walker Evans Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
London Panther 1969 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
428 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine a little creased, but binding is solid. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Previous owner's name inked to title page. Internally unmarked. Photos in plates. "Magnificent and convincing: one of the great imaginative documents of 20th-Century America." -- The Guardian 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 Bach, Edward. Edited by Julian Barnard Collected Writings of Edward Bach
Bath Ashgrove Press 1994 1853980730 / 9781853980732 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
224 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Small corner crease to rear cover. Very faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. "An indispensable source-book for users of Flower Remedies." 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Reflected Light: La Trobe Essays, Beilharz, Peter, and Robert Manne (Editors)
3 Beilharz, Peter, and Robert Manne (Editors) Reflected Light: La Trobe Essays
Melbourne Black Inc. 2006 1863952462 / 9781863952460 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
343 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "This book collects commentary, criticism and humour by some of La Trobe's leading writers, established and emerging. Authors include Inga Clendinnen, Robert Manne, Judith Brett, Dennis Altman, John Hirst, Marilyn Lake, Peter Beilharz, Stefano de Pieri, John Carroll, Alan Frost and many more." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Saul Bellow Letters, Bellow, Saul. Edited by Benjamin Taylor
4 Bellow, Saul. Edited by Benjamin Taylor Saul Bellow Letters
New York Viking 2010 0670022217 / 9780670022212 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
571 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. "In the Letters, as in everything he wrote, Saul Bellow never dipped below a certain level -- and that level is stratospheric." -- Martin Amis 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Book, Luna C [editor] Many Women, Two Men: Stores and Poems
Ontario, Canada Dove Tail Press 2001 0968935001 / 9780968935002 First Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
194pp. Authors include: Claudia Carver; Netty Meyer; Marianne Paul; Leslie Bamford; Gary Kreller; Linda Robertson Paupst; Bob Paul; Dianne Whitman; Christine White. Very minor general and edgewear. 
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Life in Mexico (Everyman's Library, Vol. 664), Calderón de la Barca, Frances
6 Calderón de la Barca, Frances Life in Mexico (Everyman's Library, Vol. 664)
London and New York J. M. Dent / E. P. Dutton 1970 0460006649 / 9780460006644 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12 mo 
542 pp + 4 pages of catalog. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Previous owner's gift note to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Introduction by Manuel Romero de Terreros, Marques de San Francisco. "These pages faithfully portray the social, political and economic order of early nineteenth-century Mexico, as seen through the eyes of a particularly observant, cultured and gracious woman." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Where I Was From, Didion, Joan
7 Didion, Joan Where I Was From
London Flamingo 2003 0007179294 / 9780007179299 First British Paperback Very Good Remainder Octavo 
226 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Her slant of vision is arresting and unique. Didion might be an observer from another planet -- one so edgy and alert that she ends up knowing more about our world than we know ourselves." -- Anne Tyler 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger 1901-14, Dreyfus, Kay (editor). Percy Grainger
8 Dreyfus, Kay (editor). Percy Grainger The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger 1901-14
South Melbourne and Crows Nest Macmillan 1985 0333380851 / 9780333380857 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto 
542 pp. General and edgewear, including a few short tears and some creasing, to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Light foxing to endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Glossary of private language; list of abbreviations; chronology; index. 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume I 1898-1922, Eliot, T. S.; Edited by Valerie Eliot
9 Eliot, T. S.; Edited by Valerie Eliot The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume I 1898-1922
San Diego Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988 0151508852 / 9780151508853 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
639 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Texta remainder mark on top edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in plates. List of Illustrations; Biographical Commentary and Editorial Notes; Index of Correspondents and Recipients; General Index. "The desire to write a letter, to put down what you don't want anybody else to see but the person you are writing to, but which you do not want to be destroyed, but perhaps hope may be preserved for complete strangers to read, is ineradicable. We want to confess ourselves in writing to a few friends, and we do not always want to feel that no one but those friends will ever read what we have written." -- TSE 
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