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Bony & the Black Virgin / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Ltd, printed in Great Britain, 1959
Hard cover
First UK edition
G condition in G price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover). Some browning of pages. Worn dust wrapper with minor loss to corners.
Green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Inscription on front endpaper.
$40.00
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Bony and the Mouse / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Ltd, printed in Great Britain, 1959
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover).
Blue hard cloth, gilt title on spine.
$125.00
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Breath / Tim Winton
Tuskar Rock Press 2008
Hard cover in linen boards
First UK edition
As new and unread. Within a slipcase, without a dust wrapper as published. This is a limited edition of 70 copies only. This is copy 29, signed by Tim Winton and dated 30 April 2008.
Gold lettering on spine, green linen covers. Slipcase green boards.
Superb copy of Winton’s Miles Franklin winning book, the fourth time he has won the award
$420.00
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Cricket For Beginners / J.B. Hobbs
C. Arthur Pearson Limited 1922
Hard cover
First edition
G to VG condition with no dust wrapper. Some browning on page edges.
Green boards with black type and illustration of a bowler on the cover. Includes one page of advertisements at the start of the book and three pages at the rear.
Nice tight copy written by England’s master batsman.
$100.00
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Eyrie / Tim Winton
Hamish Hamilton, Penguin 2013
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
‘Apartment building‘ boards with white title on front board and white Tim Winton on spine. Includes Eyrie book mark.
Signed by author on title page
$45.00
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Fingersmith / Sarah Waters
Virago Press 2002
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG not price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Signed by the author on the title page
Black boards with red titles on spine
$70.00
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Fly Away Peter / David Malouf
Chatto & Windus 1982
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Blue cloth boards with titles in gold on spine
Dust wrapper has ‘The Age Book of the Year 1982‘ sticker on front cover.
Excellent copy of one of David Malouf’s early novels
$75.00
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Four Plays / Patrick White
Eyre and Spottiswoode 1965
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Black cloth with silver titles on spine
Includes 'The Ham Funeral', 'The Season at Sarsaparilla', 'A Cheery Soul' and 'Night on Bald Mountain'.
$120.00
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Home Fire
Bloomsbury UK 2017
Hard cover
First UK edition
Fine unread copy in fine unclipped dust jacket
Signed by author on title page
White boards with black titles on spine
$90.00
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Honour & Other People’s Children / Helen Garner
McPhee Gribble 1980
Hard cover
First Australian edition
Fine condition in fine unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Signed by author on title page
Brown boards with gold titles on spine
$65.00
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In the Winter Dark / Tim Winton
McPhee Gribble 1988
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Black cloth with silver titles on spine. Red endpapers.
$110.00
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Isabelle the Navigator / Luke Davies
Allen & Unwin 2000
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Bookplate on front endpaper
Signed by Luke Davies and dated 28/9/00
Blue boards with white titles on spine
$40.00
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Johnno / David Malouf
University of Queensland Press 1975
Hard cover
First edition
VG condition with VG dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Maroon cloth with title on the spine in orange with author’s name in white. Beautiful copy of David Malouf’s first novel.
$150.00
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Love / Angela Carter
Rupert Hart-Davis, printed in Great Britain, 1971
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Signed by Angela Carter on front endpaper 'Angela Carter, Adelaide, April 1984'
$520.00
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Madman’s Bend / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Limited, printed in Great Britain, 1963
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover). Green cloth with gilt titles on spine.
Another Bony mystery
$75.00
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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service / Ian Fleming
Jonathan Cape, London, 1963
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
O.H.M.S.S. in gilt on spine
Happy Birthday message on front endpaper
States ‘First Published 1963’.
$600.00
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Oscar and Lucinda / Peter Carey
University of Queensland Press 1988
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Original green boards, gilt lettering to spine
Pages browned as usual
Miles Franklin and Booker prize winner
$120.00
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Oyster / Janet Turner Hospital
A Knopf book published by Random House 1996
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG not price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover). Some browning of pages.
Dedicated ‘For Annabel‘ and signed by author, dated 18/10/96
Green boards with white titles on spine
$40.00
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Remembering Babylon / David Malouf
Chatto and Windus book from Random House Australia 1993
Hard cover
First Australian edition (printed in UK)
G condition in not price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover). Water stain on back cover and inside of wrapper
Signed by author on title page
Brown boards with gold titles on spine
$75.00
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The Riders / Tim Winton
Macmillan Australia 1994
Hard cover
First Australian edition
G to VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Signed by the author on the title page
Black boards with gold gilt title on spine
$60.00
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Riders in the Chariot / Patrick White
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1961
First UK edition
Brown boards with gilt titles to spine
VG condition in price-clipped wrapper with small chips and minimal wear
The dust wrapper features a Sidney Nolan painting and is covered in archival plastic
White's second Miles Franklin winner
$95.00
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Shantaram / Gregory David Roberts
Scribe 2003
Hard cover
True first Australian edition
Fine condition in fine dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
$160.00
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Solar / Ian McEwan
Jonathan Cape 2010
Hard cover
First UK edition
Fine condition in fine not price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Wraparound band for Topping and Company ‘Signed First Edition‘
Signed by the author on the title page
Black boards with gold titles on spine
$50.00
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The Spare Room / Helen Garner
Text Publishing 2008
Hard cover
First Australian edition
Fine condition in fine unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Signed by author on title page
Crimson boards with gold titles on spine
$50.00
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Thunderball / Ian Fleming
Jonathan Cape, London 1961
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG price-clipped dust wrapper. Slight staining and minor wear to dust wrapper (protected in archival cover).
Publisher’s black cloth with embossed skeleton hand design, gilt titles on spine
States ‘First Published 1961’.
$1100.00
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The Time of the Hero / Mario Vargas Llosa
Grove Press 1966
Hard cover
First US edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Black cloth with gold titles on spine.
$100.00
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The Tolkien Family Album / John and Priscilla Tolkien
First UK edition 1992
Hard cover
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival plastic)
Red boards with gold titles on spine
Produced to commemorate the hundredth year since J.R.R. Tolkien's birth
$75.00
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True History of the Kelly Gang / Peter Carey
University of Queensland Press 2001
Celebratory edition to commemorate the 2001 Booker Prize
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper
Glassine dust wrapper with additional wording ‘Booker Prize Winner 2001’ (protected in archival cover). Cream and blue words with white titles on spine. Blue endpapers, rough cut pages.
Signed by Peter Carey on the title page
$120.00
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War Crimes / Peter Carey
University of Queensland Press 1979
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover)
Black cloth with gold titles on spine. Red endpapers.
$160.00