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1 "The Author of 'Mary Powell'" (Anne Manning) The Old Chelsea Bun-House: A Tale of the Last Century
London Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. 1860 Second Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo 
220 pp. + 24 pp. publisher's ads. Blindstamped maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering (bright on upper board, badly worn and faded on backstrip) are edgeworn, esp. at extremities of backstrip. Edges of text block are tinted. Prev. owner's name pencilled to front pastedown. Occasional foxing. Binding is sound throughout. Spine slightly canted. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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A Tale of Hate and Pity, Abdanath, Joshua
2 Abdanath, Joshua A Tale of Hate and Pity
London Phoenix House 1951 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
254 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dw. Small hole and some rubbing to backstrip panel, the ends of which are chipped. Creasing and smudges to lower panel. Edgewear to unbumped brown cloth boards. Creasing to spine. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown, some pencil marks to eps. Internally solidly bound with occasional splotches. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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3 Alcott, Louisa May. Elaine Showalter, editor Alternative Alcott (American Women Writers Series)
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1992 0813512727 / 9780813512723 Third Printing Paperback Good + Octavo 
xlviii, 462 pp. Light general and edgewear; corners a little curled. Spine uncreased. Edges of text block slightly scuffed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. "Brings together for the first time in a single volume a broad selection of Alcott's thrillers, satiricasl narratives, and feminist works." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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4 Aldiss, Brian Earthworks
London New English Library 1974 Paperback Good+ 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
126pp. Spine, corners creased. Edges browning. Edgewear. 
Price: 6.00 AUD
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Somewhere East of Life, Aldiss, Brian W.
5 Aldiss, Brian W. Somewhere East of Life
London Flamingo 1995 000654763x / 9780006547631 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
390 pp. Corners very slightly curled. Long shallow crease to back cover. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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6 Allen, Paula Gunn, editor Voice of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1900-1970
New York Ballantine Books / Random House 1994 0345375262 / 9780345375261 First Hard Cover Good + Good + Octavo 
xii, 319 pp. Creasing and edgewear to unclipped dj. Light edgewear to boards. Slight scuffing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Anthology. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Theater of Sleep: An Anthology of Literary Dreams, Almansi, Guido, and Claude Béguin
7 Almansi, Guido, and Claude Béguin Theater of Sleep: An Anthology of Literary Dreams
Picador 1987 0330289462 / 9780330289467 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
383 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Bringing together a wide selection of dreams drawn from the literature of all ages and many cultures, from Aristotle and Apollinaire to Bob Dylan, Proust, Vonnegut and Wagner, some of which have been translated into English for the first time, with every piece put in its literary and historical context, this is a hugely entertaining work of some of the most bizarre, imaginative and perplexing passages ever written." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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8 Amadi, Elechi The Concubine
London Heinemann 1966 First Hard Cover Good + Very Good Octavo 
279 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dw: chips, rubbing, creases. A little browning to edges of text block. Foxing to upper edge, faint splotches to fore edge, scuffing to lower edge. Internally clean and solidly bound. Publisher's review copy slip laid in. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Information, Amis, Martin
9 Amis, Martin The Information
London Flamingo 1995 0002253569 / 9780002253567 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
493 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little faint scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Satan's World, Anderson, Poul
10 Anderson, Poul Satan's World
London Gollancz 1970 0575005920 / 9780575005921 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
204 pp. Browning along upper edge of price-clipped dj. Lower front corner of boards (clean and square) is slightly bumped. A little discolouration and scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Out of the Everywhere, Asimov, Isaac
11 Asimov, Isaac Out of the Everywhere
New York Doubleday 1990 0385262019 / 9780385262019 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
238 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of boards a little curled. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "Thoughts on science from the master." A collection of essays that originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1987-1989. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Injury Time, Bainbridge, Beryl
12 Bainbridge, Beryl Injury Time
Fontana 1981 0006152406 / 9780006152408 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo 
159 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Some foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.50 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Another Country, Baldwin, James
13 Baldwin, James Another Country
London Michael Joseph 1963 Book Club Hard Cover Good Fair 12mo 
345 pp. Considerable wear (chips, abrasion, short closed tears, discolouration) to unclipped dustwrapper. Light general and edgewear to boards. Foxing to edges of text block. Offsetting to endpapers. Occasional notes and markings in black ink throughout the text and on the rear pastedown. Binding is solid. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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14 Ballantyne, R. M. The Coral Island, A Tale Of The Pacific Ocean
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Hard Cover Good Fair 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
No Date. 339 pp. Foxing and yellowing to page edges, boards with edgewear and small areas of wear. Dustjacket quite worn, with several large sections of loss. Dustjacket, now covered in archival mylar, is price clipped. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Eclipse, Banville, John
15 Banville, John Eclipse
London Macmillan / Picador 2000 0330339338 / 9780330339339 First Australian Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
214 pp. "This humane and beautifull written story tells the tragic tale of a man, intelligent, preposterous and vulnerable, who in attempting to bring the performance to a close, finds himself travelling inevitably towards a devastating denouement." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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16 Baranko; Pat McGreal with Baranko (Trans.) The Horde
New York DC Comics / Victor Gollancz 2004 1401203604 / 9781401203603 Reprint Paperback Very Good No Jacket issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Baranko 
140 pp. Graphic Novel. Small tear to page 139. Very light edgewear to wraps. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Anais Nin: Naked Beneath the Mask, Barille, Elisabeth
17 Barille, Elisabeth Anais Nin: Naked Beneath the Mask
London Mandarin Minerva 1993 0749398043 / 9780749398040 Reprint Paperback Very Good Duodecimo 
245 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Acknowledgments; Works by Anais Nin; Bibliography. "Her appetite for the new, her need for the extreme, her unswerving commitment to art, her complex psychology and sexuality were expressed and explored in a life dedicated to writing and individuality." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Valencies, Barnes, Rory, and Damien Broderick
18 Barnes, Rory, and Damien Broderick Valencies
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1983 0702217638 / 9780702217630 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
230 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Stories Toto Told Me, Baron Corvo, Frederick. With a preface by Christopher Sykes
19 Baron Corvo, Frederick. With a preface by Christopher Sykes Stories Toto Told Me
London William Collins & Sons Co 1969 First Thus Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
254 pp. Considerable general and edgewear, including chips, creases, tears (and four small, strange punctures to the spine panel) to unclipped dustjacket. Four punctures to spine of green cloth binding. Light wear to boards. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Includes very useful Glossary. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Unmastered, Barren, Charles
20 Barren, Charles The Unmastered
London Robert Hale 1959 First Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
192 pp. Chips, rubbing, light stains and tears to unclipped dj. Maroon boards clean and square. Foxing to upper edge of text block; scuffing to lower edge. Light foxing to first and last few pages; very occasional foxing throughout. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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