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Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne, Annear, Robyn
1 Annear, Robyn Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne
Port Meboume Mandarin 1995 1863953973 / 9781863953979 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
290 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Won the A.A. Phillips Award for Australian Studies in the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. "In her lively and inimitable style, Robyn Annear has overlaid her reinvention of Bearbrass with her own impressions and experiences of the modern city, enabling Melburnians and visitors to rebuild the early township in their minds and remind themselves that there is much more to the capital of the south than carparks, concrete and cappuccino bars." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Face of London: The Record of a Century's Changes and Development, Clunn, Harold P
2 Clunn, Harold P The Face of London: The Record of a Century's Changes and Development
London Simpkin Marshall 1932 Third Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
547 pp. Edgewear to blue cloth boards, fraying at head and heel of spine. Edges of text block a little smudged; upper edge tinted blue. Nice old "F.W. Cheshire Booksellers" sticker to front pastedown. More than 200 b/w illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Coles, Robert In The Street
North Carolina, USA Duke University Press 1992 0822307715 / 9780822307716 Second Printing Paperback Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Levitt, Helen 
105 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses, Delaney, Frank
4 Delaney, Frank James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses
London Book Club Associates 1981 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Square Octavo Jorge Lewinski (photographs) 
192 pp. General and edgewear, including chips and creases, to unclipped dustjacket. Book is bright, clean, solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Black-and-white photos and maps in the text. '"I want," said James Joyce, "to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city one day suddenly disappeared from the earth it could be reconstructed out of my book." The book was Ulysses, his immense portrayal of a day in the life of Dublin.' 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Reflections of Fitzroy, FitzRovians
5 FitzRovians Reflections of Fitzroy
Melbourne University of Melbourne School of Historical Research 2008 0646496085 / 9780646496085 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
223 pp. All as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "This extraordinary collection of essays celebrates the ordinary -- the everyday people who have, over the past 150 years, shaped Fitzroy. This talented group of new historians are to be congratulated for breathing life into Fitzroy's dynamic past." -- Sarah Rood 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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6 Harbison, Robert Eccentric Spaces
London Secker & Warburg 1977 0436198304 / 9780436198304 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, 177 pp. Creases and edgewear to wraps (spine uncreased). Text block edges yellowed and a little scuffed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Pre-Columbian Cities, Hardoy, Jorge E.
7 Hardoy, Jorge E. Pre-Columbian Cities
London Allen & Unwin 1973 0047220015 / 9780047220012 First British Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Quarto 
602 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block A little scuffing to cloth boards. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations (photos, maps, plans, diagrams, etc) throughout. Bibliography; Index. "The inclusive coverage makes for a lively discussion of some fifteen hundred years of urban life as immortalized in the architecture, art, and crafts of long vanished civilizations." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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8 Marqusee, Michael (compil.); Jay Mclnerney (intro.) New York: An Illustrated Anthology
London Conran Octopus 1988 1859291497 First Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 pp. Edgewear to illustrated boards. Page edges very lightly yellowed. Bar small splotches to title page, internally clean. Solidly bound. Illustrated with colour and b/w drawings, photos, engravings, murals, posters from all periods of the city's history. Contributions from (among many others) Charles Dickens, Tom Wolfe, Saul Bellow, Truman Capote, Kathy Acker, Henry James and Edmund White. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization, McEvedy, Colin. Edited by Douglas S. Oles
9 McEvedy, Colin. Edited by Douglas S. Oles Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization
London Allen Lane 2011 1846144272 / 9781846144271 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) Large 0ctavo 
432 pp. Very lght general and edgewear to boards; upper corners a little bumped. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. 120 maps. "Colin McEvedy was a polymath. If you wanted to know something, Google had failed you and the British Library seemed too far away, the obvious move was to ask McEvedy." -- Independent 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A New City: Photographs of Melbourne's Land Boom, Morrison, Ian (editor). Foreword by Michael Cathcart
10 Morrison, Ian (editor). Foreword by Michael Cathcart A New City: Photographs of Melbourne's Land Boom
Melbourne University Publishing / The Miegunyah Press 2003 0522850731 / 9780522850734 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Landscape Quarto Charles Bristow Walker, photographs 
117 pp. A little wrinkling to back panel of unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. Maps, list of photographs, sources, index. "It is usual to say that the photographer somehow freezes a moment in time. But Walker's photographs actually set time in motion, inviting us to see, beneath the unmade road, the Wurundjeri lands whose owners still remember how things were before this bizarre intrusion. And they prompt us to recognise how the city has both changed and endured in the years since each photo was taken -- how the place in the picture is both familiar and surprising." -- Michael Cathcart 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States, Reps, John W.
11 Reps, John W. The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States
Princeton Princeton University Press 1965 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Landscape Quarto 
xv, 574 pp. Light general and edgewear to brown cloth boards. Corners a little frayed. Endpapers are split at front and rear hinges, showing mesh. (Binding is still solid, but the hinges do need seeing to.) Prev. owner's ex libris and small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. A little tape residue to all eps. Foxing to edges of text block and first few pages. Internally unmarked. 314 black-and-white figures, full- and half-page, comprising early maps and plans of American cities. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Old Towns of England, Rouse, Clive
12 Rouse, Clive The Old Towns of England
London Batsford 1944 Revised Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
viii, 120 pp. General and edgewear (chips at head of spine panel) to price-clipped dj. Light general wear to red boards. A few small stains to upper edge of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white town plans of Lewes and Leicester to eps. Colour frontis, b/w photos and drawings. Title first published 1936. This is the second edition, revised in 1943-44 to take account of damage done to the towns by the war. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Canberra: A Personal Perspective, Smith, Heide. Text and Design by Bert Smith
13 Smith, Heide. Text and Design by Bert Smith Canberra: A Personal Perspective
Narooma NSW Heide Smith Photography 1999 0959176233 / 9780959176230 First Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo Inscribed by Artist
64 pp. Light scuffing to covers. Internally as new. Gatefold flaps. Inscribed to Wolfgang Sievers on first page. Black and white photographs throughout. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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14 Tipping, Marjorie Melbourne on the Yarra
Melbourne Lansdowne Editions 1977 0701810084 / 9780701810085 First Hard Cover Good Very Good Landscape Octavo 
96pp. Sepia photographs. "With over one hundred photographs old and new this book is an introduction to Melbourne to the stranger, and reveals many little known glimpses to those who know her already." Internally very good but for wrinkling to rear endpapers. Boards with light edgewear. Dustjacket in excellent condition with only very light edgewear. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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