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1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die, Boxall, Peter (General Editor)
1 Boxall, Peter (General Editor) 1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die
London Quintet/New Burlington Books 2006 1845660307 / 9781845660307 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
960pp., over 600 full-colour illustrations of book covers and frontispieces, posters and other contextual images, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft vertical crease to a small section at front of book. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Preface by Peter Ackroyd. "A comprehensive reference source, chronicling the history of the novel . . . offers concise, critical insight into the books and the writers that have excited the world's imagination . . . discover the stories behind the adjectives: Dickensian, Kafkaesque, Rabelaisian . . . and the writers behind the stories . . . explore the greatest novels of all time . . ." Contents include: Preface, Intro., Contributors, Title Index, Pre-1700, 1700s, 1800s, 1900s, 2000s, Author Index, General Index. Book weight approx. 1.9 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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2 Butts, Dennis (Edited by) GOOD WRITERS FOR YOUNG READERS
St Albans, Hertfordshire, Great Britain Hart-Davis Educational 1977 0247127981 / 9780247127982 Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-block edges flecked, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. Critical essays on a range of children's authors, plus a revue of British picture books since 1960. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.34 AUD
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3 Cole, David THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOOK MARKETING
New York Allworth Press 1999 1581150288 / 9781581150285 1st Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvii, + 267pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. "...provides publishers, authors, self-publishers, and publishing staff with practical and effective strategies for reaching the largest possible audience. Covers all facets of book marketing. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 500g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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THE PLEASURE OF READING, Fraser, Antonia (Edited by)
4 Fraser, Antonia (Edited by) THE PLEASURE OF READING
London Bloomsbury 1992 0747508135 / 9780747508137 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
252pp., plus Index. Colour-art illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black cloth boards undamaged. Leaves clean and crisp. Montage, art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased only. "To celebrate the bi-centenary of W.H. Smith, Antonia Fraser, herself an addict of the written word, has brought together forty leading writers to reveal their own literary loves . . . Accompanying each of the pieces, which are by turns moving, funny and exhilarating, are specially-commissioned illustrations by forty illustrators." Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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5 Gallup, Donald T.S.ELLIOT: A Bibliography
London Faber & Faber 1969 Revised Edition Original Red Cloth HB & DJ Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
414pp. Book clean, spine firm, but nominally cocked. Gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears, plus small areas of biopredation, otherwise mildly soiled. "...new edition contains numerous revisions and additions, including refinements in the presentation. In comprehensiveness and reliability, this book remains an essential work of reference for all students of T.S.Elliot." Contents include: Intro., Books and pamphlets by T.S.Elliot, ditto Edited, or Contributions by T.S.Elliot, Anthologies and Collections reprinting poems and essays by T.S.Elliot, Books containing letters from T.S.Elliot, Contributions to periodicals, Translations into foreign languages of books, poems, and essays by T.S. Elliot, Appendices: Miscellanea, Index. Book weight approx. 630g. 
Price: 20.95 AUD
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THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES, Humphreys, Henry Noel
6 Humphreys, Henry Noel THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
London Bracken Books 1995 1851702768 / 9781851702763 First Thus, Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
(iv) + 126pp., exquisite full-colour illuminations throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid gilt title on lightly bumped spine. Plain boards minimally shelfworn only. Minor tape ghost on ffep., a security sticker affixed to rear pastedown, leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated dustjacket nominally bumped only. "An account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth to the XVIIth centuries." Contents include: Prelims., Intro: Peter Murray Jones. Intro: Henry Noel Humphreys. List of some of the most remarkable illuminated books of the Middle Ages, List of Plates. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 31.02 AUD
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THE CRUCIBLE IN HISTORY and Other Essays, Miller, Arthur
7 Miller, Arthur THE CRUCIBLE IN HISTORY and Other Essays
London Methuen 2000 0413747905 / 9780413747907 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
74pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. " . . . Arthur Miller's candid reflection on the post-war climate of suspicion and paranoia which led to his writing 'The Crucible', his cri de coeur against the destruction of lives and reputations in an America in which trust and innocence were sacrificed to political hysteria . . . In two other essays included here, Miller looks back at the writing of 'Death of a Salesman' on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, and reflects on the inspiration for 'The Price'. Book weight approx. 165g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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8 Nelson, Eileen, and Benness, Glenda (Edited by) BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. A Select List: Ninth Edition
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Children's Book Council of Australia (Victorian Branch) 1986 0909967067 / 9780909967062 9th Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
124pp., plus (iv), intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Staplebound (saddle-stitch format). Book clean and square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Walter McVitty) limp card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and has several small areas of surface biopredation. Compiled by the prestigious "Children's Book Council of Australia" (Victorian Branch) is the recommended list of best books for children. It includes First Books, Picture Books, Books for Sharing, Controlled Vocabulary, Older Readers, Poetry and Verse, Teenage Fiction, more. Awards and Index. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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9 Salway, Lance HUMOROUS BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Stroud, Glos., Great Britain The Thimble Press 1980 0903355051 / 9780903355056 2nd Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
46pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitch booklet clean and square. Staples firm. Random splotches on text-block leaves. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn, bumped and abraded, plus mildly flecked and soiled on rear (text) panel. A selection of over 100 humorous books for children, chosen by Lance Salway-writer, translator, editor and librarian of children's books. This 2nd edition references picture books, novels, poetry, and collections of jokes and riddles. Within the text the author annotations include recommendations for a further 150 titles. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHING : The Foundation Principles, Functions, Methods,  and General Practice, Swetland, Horace M. (Edited and Revised by)
10 Swetland, Horace M. (Edited and Revised by) INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHING : The Foundation Principles, Functions, Methods, and General Practice
New York New York Business Publishers Association 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 289pp., intext diagrams. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright gilt titles over lightly bumped dark green original cloth boards, which are trivially flecked. Random foxing flecks and splotches throughout textblock, plus a double keyhole punch (somebody's practice?) on ffep. No dustjacket. Primarily concerned with the practice of industrial journal publishing in the early 1920s, the contents of this textbook, although somewhat dated, would be of interest to most wordsmiths . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 12 chapters. Book weight approx. 540g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children, Walker, Maxine
11 Walker, Maxine WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children
Bayswater, Western Australia Westbooks 1977 0859220117 / 9780859220118 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 112pp. Book clean and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn, and lightly soiled on rear wrap. A compilation of Australian childrens' authors, and their published works for the contemporary juvenile reader of the 1970s. Notable names include: Mavis Thorpe Clark, Ruth Park, Ivan Southall, Joan Phipson, Colin Thiele and Patricia Wrightson. There is also a chapter on recent picture books. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS, [None noted] [Committee of Management members]
12 [None noted] [Committee of Management members] A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS
New South Wales, Australia Australian Society of Authors 1973 Revised Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
51pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over blue cloth spine. Undamaged original blue cloth boards. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear, significant colour fading (particularly spine), and general abrading. A revised edition of this guide that seeks to give new and budding writers a better understanding of what is involved in contracts between publisher and author, and what is reasonable publishing practice c. 1970s . . . Contents include: Prelims., 36 chapters. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.03 AUD
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A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS, [None noted] [Committee of Management members]
A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS
[None noted] [Committee of Management members]
15.03 AUD

1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die, Boxall, Peter (General Editor)
1001 BOOKS You Must Read Before You Die
Boxall, Peter (General Editor)
28.20 AUD

INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHING : The Foundation Principles, Functions, Methods,  and General Practice, Swetland, Horace M. (Edited and Revised by)
INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHING : The Foundation Principles, Functions, Methods, and General Practice
Swetland, Horace M. (Edited and Revised by)
20.68 AUD

THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES, Humphreys, Henry Noel
THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Humphreys, Henry Noel
31.02 AUD

WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children, Walker, Maxine
WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children
Walker, Maxine
8.52 AUD

 
 


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