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Stories and Verse

By: Aytoun, W.E.

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Edinburgh University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 22845


Minor marks and edgewear to boards. Soiling and edgewear, including small chips and open tears, to jacket. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Jacket lightly sun-faded to spine. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Hardcover View more info

At the Sea's Edge

By: Baker, Denys Val

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2216


Lightly bumped spine; Faintly browned free end pages; faintly spotted page edges. : JACKET: Lightly creased upper edge; foxed inside and on flaps. Otherwise clean and bright. Price-clipped. Hardcover View more info

In the Midst of Life

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1930

Seller ID: 3007


Browned prelims and page edges; the odd spot within but overall; lovely condition. : JACKET: Edgeworn and slightly chipped jacket; Spotting front and back. . Price-clipped. Now plastic-protected Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Hardcover View more info

The Short Fiction of Ambrose Bierce: A Comprehensive Edition (3 volume set)

By: Bierce, Edited by S.T. Joshi, Lawrence I. Berkove and David E. Schultz, Ambrose

Price: $120.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Tennessee Press: 2006

Seller ID: 27060


Page blocks slightly warped from water damage. No staining evident. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges. ISBN: 1572334754. ISBN/EAN: 9781572334755. ** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Australasian customers should expect a more modest surcharge too. Please contact us first for a quote ** Hardcover View more info

The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovani

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Navarre Society Limited:

Seller ID: 22282


Two-volume set. Rubbing and denting to board edges. Minor marks and soiling to boards. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Bumping to board corners. Illustrator: Louis Chalon. ** Weight exceeds 1 kg. A Postage surcharge may be requested, particularly for orders from outside Australia ** Hardcover View more info

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The October Country

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $34.90

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Seller ID: 16755


Light browning and spotting to page edges and prelims; small previous owner name to top of endpaper; light browning and bumping to spine ends. Binding tight and square; inside pages clean. JACKET: Light browning, rubbing and soiling; light rubbing to spine; large chunk torn away from rear top corner to spine head; a few other small chips and tears. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. 2nd UK Printing. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Illustrator: Joe Mugna... View more info

Off Darling Street: The Balmain Short Stories

By: Brown, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Self published: 2011

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 23025


Creasing and light edgewear to covers. Page block bent. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned / foxed. Inscribed by Author. Paperback View more info

Stories & Early Novels: Pulp Stories; The Big Sleep,; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $17.90

Publisher: USA, The Library of America: 1995

Seller ID: 24580


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges greyed with dust marks. Minor marks & edgewear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 1883011078. ISBN/EAN: 9781883011079. Hardcover View more info

Canterbury Tales. Everyman's Library. No 307.

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $14.90

Publisher: London, Dent / Everyman's Library: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6369


Complete and Unabridged . Text not modernised Name written in front; seller's label. Some slight fine spotting to page edges. A few margin notes in light pencil throughout. : JACKET: Rubbed overall. Edge-worn. Price-clipped. ISBN: 0460003070. ISBN/EAN: 9780460003070. ** Postage for this light book will be reduced by 30% AFTER order is placed ** Hardcover View more info

The Other Side of the Sky: Twenty Four Science Fiction Short Stories

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Gollancz: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20719


A lending library copy Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, with some light soiling. Moderate marks and wear to boards. Ex-Library - Stamps only. Hardcover View more info

Overhead in a Balloon: Stories of Paris

By: Gallant, Mavis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1987

Seller ID: 1109


Mild uniform browning; : JACKET: Spotted flaps. ; . Not price-clipped. ISBN: 0224024264. ISBN/EAN: 9780224024266. Hardcover View more info

The Savoy Stories: Transcribed from the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas

By: Gatliff, Evelyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7049


Moderate soiling and rubbing to cover; front hinge starting; uniformly browned. Small owner name stamp to top of free end page.. Price-clipped. ** Postage for this light book will be reduced by 30% AFTER order is placed ** Paperback View more info

Scotch & Water

By: Gilpatric, Guy

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, The Bodley Head: 1931

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 13465


Heavy browning and spotting to page edges; prelims and moderately throughout inside pages. Moderate sunning and bumping to spine; minor soiling to boards; rear hinge starting; light forward lean. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Hardcover View more info

Something Fishy

By: Hansen, Derek

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Australia, Mandarin: 2005

Seller ID: 22366


Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned and foxed. ISBN: 0732281954. ISBN/EAN: 9780732281953. Paperback View more info

Tales of the West. Parodies and Poems.

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson And Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 6458


Some dust soiling to the Leatherette boards. : JACKET: None ** Postage for this light book will be reduced by 30% AFTER order is placed ** Hardcover View more info

The First 49 Stories

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1953

Seller ID: 22340


Slight staining to boards. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, light soiling. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Bumping to board corners. Now protected in non-adhesive clear wrap. Hardcover View more info

The Big Burn : Short Stories

By: James, Brian with introduction by Norman Lindsay.

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13086


Light spotting to page edges and paste-downs. JACKET: Minor soiling and edgewear; two tiny tear to rear bottom edge. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Hardcover View more info

Collected Ghost Stories

By: James, M.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 27071


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Hardcover View more info

The Complete Stories

By: Kafka, Franz

Price: $14.90

Publisher: USA, Schoken Books: 1971

Seller ID: 24453


Minor marks and edgewear to boards. Yellow top edge is faded. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding still very good. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, open chips and tears, light soiling and rubbing. Prior owner's signature in ink. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Hardcover View more info

Doctor Dolittle's Post Office

By: Lofting, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Butler & Tanner Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 21249


Ink marks on top of edge pages. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks and wear to jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Edges moderately browned/foxed. ISBN: 0224604392. ISBN/EAN: 9780224604390. Hardcover View more info

A Mixed Bag - Tales from the Top End and Cockpit Yarns

By: Lunney, Bob

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Australia, R. Abbot: 1989

Seller ID: 18536


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Illustrator: Diane Gardoll. ISBN: 0731659244. ISBN/EAN: 9780731659241. ** Postage for this light book will be reduced by 30% AFTER order is placed ** Paperback View more info

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Uncle Cleans Up

By: Martin, J. P.

Price: $44.90

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann: 1967

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 6211


Boards lightly bumped and very lightly spotted. Back free end page lightly spotted: JACKET: Lightly marked and spotted front and back; edges lightly worn. Not price-clipped. . Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Illustrator: Quentin Blake. Hardcover View more info

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night: Rendered into English from the Literal and Complete French Translation of Dr J.C. Mardrus (4 volume set)

By: Mathers, Translated by Powys

Price: $75.00

Publisher: UK, Bibliophile Books: 1982

Seller ID: 27206


Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Edgewear, including small tears, and light foxing/browning to jackets, and fading/sunning to jacket spines. Adhesive stains on jacket spine of vols 2 and 3. Volume 3 Jacket soiled. Damage to back of volume 1 jacket. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Minor soiling and edgewear to boards of all volumes, and bumping to baord corners. ISBN: 0710021801. ISBN/EAN: 9780710021809. ** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to... View more info

The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night: Rendered into English from the Literal and Complete French Translation of Dr J.C. Mardrus (4 volume set)

By: Mathers, Translated by Powys

Price: $55.00

Publisher: UK, Bibliophile Books: 1982

Seller ID: 33593


Jackets quite sunned with some water damage, though complete. Minor water damage to front board and prelim pages. Solidly bound consistent set Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Minor soiling and edgewear to boards of all volumes, and bumping to baord corners. Remainder mark to top or bottom edge. ISBN: 0710021801. ISBN/EAN: 9780710021809. ** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to ... View more info

Tales of Mystery & Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $14.90

Publisher: UK, Octopus Books: 1986

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 11629


Includes 12 colour plates by Rackham. Light spotting and fading to boards, some spotting to page edges. JACKET: Light scrattling and edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. ** Weight exceeds 1 kg. A Postage surcharge may be requested, particularly for orders from outside Australia ** Hardcover View more info

Salvage and other Stories

By: Porteous, R. S

Price: $17.90

Publisher: Australia, George Harrap & Co: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22119


Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Moderate wear to jacket but still complete. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Hardcover View more info

Beasts Royal

By: Russ, Richard Patrick

Price: $17.90

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13672


Moderate browning with some spotting and soiling to prelims, and lightly to text pages; light spotting to bottom page edge; small gift dedication to prelim. Boards painted light blue; long tear to boards at rear of spine exposing hinge; light bumping and rubbing to boards; rear hinge exposed; binding loosening a bit. Missing frontispiece; diagonal cut to bottom corner of half-title page. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Illustrator: C.F. Tunnicliffe. Hardcover View more info

Strange Tales of Liaozhai

By: Songling, Pu

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Hong Kong, The Commercial Press: 1988

Seller ID: 24365


Minor scrattling, creasing and edgewear to covers. Crease running length of spine. Minor water damage to page block edges. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly browned / foxed. ISBN: 9620710924. ISBN/EAN: 9789620710926. Paperback View more info

More Yarns

By: Stalky. (Major-General L. C. Dunsterville)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: UK, Jarrolds:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 20231


Price cut out of spine in a neat circle Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Sporadic foxing within, text mostly clean. Dust Jacket has light scratches and edgewear. Hardcover View more info

Angels at the Ritz

By: Trevor, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, The Bodley Head: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26405


Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding very good. Light foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges.. Now protected in non-adhesive clear wrap. ISBN: 0370106032. ISBN/EAN: 9780370106038. Hardcover View more info