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Diaries and Letters

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Biography and Memoirs:Diaries and Letters

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The Expanded Quotable Einstein, Calaprice, Alice (editor). Foreword by Freeman Dyson
1 Calaprice, Alice (editor). Foreword by Freeman Dyson The Expanded Quotable Einstein
Princeton University Press and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2000 0691070210 / 9780691070216 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 12 mo 
407 pp. One page, midbook, has a short tear and creasing near the top of the gutter in what seems to be a production error. All else as new. Black-and-white photos in the text. "I want to know how God created the world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, I want to know his thoughts. The rest are details." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 D'Ancona, Jacob. Translated and edited by David Selbourne The City of Light; The Travels of Jacob d'Ancona
London Little Brown and Company 1997 0316639680 / 9780316639682 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
392 pp. Very light general wear to green boards. Lower corners a little bumped. Internally near fine. Maps to eps; b/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Gabriel Faure: A Life in Letters, Faure, Gabriel. Translated and edited by J. Barrie Jones
3 Faure, Gabriel. Translated and edited by J. Barrie Jones Gabriel Faure: A Life in Letters
London B T Batsford Ltd 1989 0713454687 / 9780713454680 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
215 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Creases to covers; last four pages (in index) are creased. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "Lucidly translated..., with linking background material and chronologically arranged, they read like an absorbing, cohesive autobiography." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Diaries of Miles Franklin, Franklin, Miles. Edited by Paul Brunton
4 Franklin, Miles. Edited by Paul Brunton The Diaries of Miles Franklin
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin in association with State Library of New South Wales` 2004 1741142962 / 9781741142969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xxxii, 304 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Two or three tiny faint stains to edges of text block. All else as new. Black-and-white plates. Glossary of names, index. "Few Australian writers have left such revealing, engaging and witty diaries. Bequeathed to Sydney's Mitchell Library and embargoed by Franklin for the ten years following her death, the diaries in fact had to be restricted for much longer owing to Franklin's candid comments on the manners and morals of her contemporaries." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Harris, Mark (ed) The Heart of Boswell; Six Journals in One Volume
New York McGraw-Hill 1981 0070267758 / 9780070267756 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
vii, 407 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has light general and edgewear. Only lightest wear to lower edge of book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Folio Book of Days, Hudson, Roger, editor
6 Hudson, Roger, editor The Folio Book of Days
London The Folio Society 2002 First Hard Cover Fine No Jacket (as issued) Quarto 
Fine in Near Fine slipcase. Decorated endpapers. Biographical notes on authors. List of illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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7 Priestley, Raymond. Ronald Ridley, editor The Diary of a Vice-Chancellor: University of Melbourne 1935 - 1938
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 2002 0522849857 / 9780522849851 First Cloth Good + Good + Octavo 
xxxviii, 555 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in removable clear plastic sleeve, is not clipped but has very light general wear. Both jacket and boards have been squeezed and crushed along the upper edges for just over 2 cm and into about .5 cm from the top edge. Aside from this damage, which does not affect the text block at all, book is as new and dustwrapper is very good. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Your Isadora, Steegmuller, Francis, Editor
8 Steegmuller, Francis, Editor Your Isadora
London Macmillan 1974 333155629 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Fair Octavo 
399 pp. Dustwrapper (now protected) is not price clipped, but has small chips and tears along the edges and a 2-cm piece missing from the top front edge near the spine. Black cloth with bright gilt lettering to backstrip, maroon endpapers. Very slight dust foxing to top edge of text block. "The Love Story of Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig told through Letters and Diaries Never Before Published". 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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