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Image for Two Rivers : a reflective journey.

Two Rivers : a reflective journey.

By: BANNISTER, Amy (et al).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Department: 1998

Seller ID: 10222


Square 8vo. 76pp, 34 prints. Black cloth with inlaid cover illustration. A fine clean copy. ***The verses and images in this beautifully produced book are the result of an Arts-based project on Tasmanian Aboriginal culture conducted in the Derwent Education District of Tasmania, and involving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students. View more info

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Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

By: Brindabella Press: McAULEY, James.

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Canberra, Brindabella Press [Officina Brindabella]: 1976

Seller ID: 14159


#19 of 230 copies, signed by the printer/publisher Alec Bolton. Tall 8vo. 44pp. Black cloth with mylar dustwrapper. A nice clean copy in fine condition. Loosely inserted is the small card from McAuley's funeral (he died 15 October 1976), with an inscription on its rear from the poet's wife, presenting the book to a fellow UTas academic. *** The seventh publication of Alec Bolton's Brindabella Press / Officina Brindabella (the latter title used between 1985 and 1992). 'Published after our old friend's death... Many copies were bought by his friends, and few have come onto the market - this is o... View more info

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Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

By: Brindabella Press: McAULEY, James.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Canberra, Brindabella Press [Officina Brindabella]: 1976

Seller ID: 35846


#131 of 230 copies (but see below), signed by the printer/publisher Alec Bolton. Tall 8vo. 44pp. Black cloth with mylar dustwrapper. A nice clean copy in fine condition. *** The seventh publication of Alec Bolton's Brindabella Press / Officina Brindabella (the latter title used between 1985 and 1992). 'Published after our old friend's death... Many copies were bought by his friends, and few have come onto the market - this is one of the hardest Brindabella books for collectors to find' (Alec Bolton, in Michael Richards: A Licence to Print, p23). Apparently 40 of the 230 were destroyed while pr... View more info

A Tasmanian Idyl: poems.

By: CHANCELLOR, A.Ernest.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, W.A. Hamer: 1923

Seller ID: 27354


94pp (last 2 adverts). Cloth-backed decorated wrappers (spine sunned and slightly browned at head and foot margins. Very clean inside, and inscribed by the author. Very good. View more info

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The Heart of James McAuley : life and work of the Australian poet.

By: COLEMAN, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syd., Wildcat Press: 1980

Seller ID: 4844


132pp, illustrated, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (part faded). Very good. View more info

Garden Peace and Christmas Tales.

By: DICK, C. I. [Charlotte Isabel]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Monotone Art Printers: 1927

Seller ID: 17603


Tall 8vo. 70pp. Yapp-style soft covers (faded, the edges slightly creased). Small round stain near lower corner of front cover, evident also on first (blank) leaf, some spotting early and late and one the edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ***A collection of short prose pieces and some poetry, privately issued (see Morris Miller/Macartney, p151). View more info

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David Keeling.

By: HANSEN, David.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Quintus Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 36056


(Tasmanian Monograph series.) Square 8vo. 64pp, illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0977557243 ***The Tasmanian artist who uses a 'combination of figuration, narrative and landscape... [to] uncover and express the beautiful, tragic, surreal poetry of the Tasmanian environment'. View more info

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The Present Tense.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen : edited by Alison Hoddinott.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Imprint: 1995

Seller ID: 18034


First edition. 135pp. Soft covers, page edges a little yellow, otherwise very good. ISBN 1875892281 ***A new collection of poetry and prose. View more info

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Poems.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1963

Seller ID: 32998


First edition. 8vo. 100pp. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (price-clipped, spine slightly dulled, a couple of small silverfish nibbles on the front). The boards a trifle bowed. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Harwood's first book. View more info

Freely They Stood Who Stood, and Fell Who Fell.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Peace Trust: 1993

Seller ID: 25608


8pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***The Tasmanian Peace Trust 1993 Lecture - delivered in verse*** View more info

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Selected Poems.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1990

Seller ID: 23267


(A&R Modern Poets Series.) Further revised (third) edition, incorporating poems from Bone Scan (1990). The second edition had added poems from The Lion's Bride (1985). 216pp. Soft covers. Top corner snipped from half-title, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 020716682X View more info

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Selected Poems.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1975

Seller ID: 31356


(A&R Poetry Classics.) First edition. 112pp. Soft covers. Very good. Owner's name. ISBN 0207132097 View more info

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Bone Scan.

By: HARWOOD, Gwen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Seller ID: 18033


First edition. 56pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207160449 ***The well known Tasmanian poet. View more info

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Chinese Journey.

By: HASLUCK, Nicholas & C.J. Koch.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fremantle (WA), Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 1985

Seller ID: 33547


Paintings by Philomena Ye Run-hao Too. Oblong 4to. 56pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909144990 *** A memento: a 'vivid impressionistic of a recent visit to China: Hasluck's contribution is a long poem, Koch's a prose account. View more info

POEMS.

By: HOLLOWAY, Geoff.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Piglet Publ.: 1977

Seller ID: 18072


500 copies. 32pp, stapled in stiff wrappers. Very good. View more info

A Vision of Ceremony.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Seller ID: 8569


First edition. 69pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). Very good. ***McAuley's second book of verse. View more info

A Vision of Ceremony.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Seller ID: 27907


First edition. 70pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine chipped at the head, sunned and with a slight water mark, now in protective sleeve). Green ink-stamp of the Society of Jesus, Hobart at foot of both paste-down endpapers. A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ***McAuley's second book of verse (with a rather appropriate association). View more info

The Rhetoric of Australian Poetry.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Wentworth Press: 1978

Seller ID: 32497


The fifth Herbert Blaiklock Memorial Lecture delivered at the University of Sydney, 17 September 1975. 24pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued (small price sticker mark on front). Very good. View more info

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James McAuley reads from his own works.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 1970

Seller ID: 12981


(Poets on Record 3.) Square 8vo. 20pp, with 45rpm record in sleeve. Cloth-backed pictorial boards, cut flush. A very good clean copy. Note that the record has not been tested, but it appears to be in very good condition, with no visible blemishes. View more info

James McAuley. (Australian Writers.)

By: McAuley, James: McCREDDEN, Lyn.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 32495


Small 8vo. 118pp. Soft covers. Solid bump to foot of spine, crease at top corner of cover and first several leaves, but a good clean copy. ISBN 0195533496 View more info

Image for Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

By: MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 35512


Three volumes. Facsimile edition (first published 1940 & 1952). 1074pp (across the two volumes) & 308pp. Green synthetic cloth, spines lettered in silver. A very good clean set. *** Miller's two major works re-published in facsimile as a three-volume set. Australian Literature... is sub-titled: 'A descriptive and bibliographic survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology, with subsidiary entries to 1938'. Pressmen and Governors.. has the sub-title 'A contribution to the history of the Australian press and literature with notes biographical and biblio... View more info

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From a High Place : poems.

By: MORRIS, Agnes M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1980

Seller ID: 35504


22pp. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Signed and inscribed by the author. ISBN 0959961844 View more info

A Lute with Three Strings.

By: POWER, Helen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1964

Seller ID: 6634


Selected and introduced by Clive Sansom. 58pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***The Tasmanian poet; a posthumous collection. View more info

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Van Diemens Land : the journey home. An historical colonial narrative.

By: RHODES, Lynne Christison.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Broadmarsh, Tas, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 22606


4to viii, 88pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646455680 View more info

The Phantom Boy.

By: ROBERTS, Barney.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tas.), Robin Books: 1976

Seller ID: 23360


Drawings by Kit Hiller. Small square 8vo. 64pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908030002 View more info

The World of Poetry. Poets and Critics on the Art and Function of Poetry.

By: SANSOM, Clive [selected and arranged by].

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House: 1960

Seller ID: 6384


Reprint. 224pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

DORSET VILLAGE.

By: SANSOM, Clive.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1962

Seller ID: 19871


96pp, pictorial endpapers. Original paperd boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned and slightly chipped at the head). Very good. Two of Sansom's poems (unpublished?) written onto the verso of the ffep, and the half-title (by the owner rather than the poet it seems), one of these also on a sheet of paper loosely inserted; two newspaper clippings concerning Sansom (one tipped-in with tape, the other loosely inserted). Owner's name on title-page. View more info

Speed & other liberties.

By: SANT, Andrew.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Salt: 2008

Seller ID: 25223


70pp. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 1844713474 View more info

The Flower Industry.

By: SANT, Andrew.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1985

Seller ID: 25603


First edition. 69pp. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

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The Black Swans.

By: SCOTT, Margaret.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Seller ID: 14439


First edition. 46pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0207158894 ***Poetry. View more info

An Island South [poems].

By: SMITH, Vivian.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1967

Seller ID: 21621


First edition. 48pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities slightly rubbed). Very good. ***The island is Tasmania, the poet's homeland. View more info

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Floris and Blancheflour : a Middle-English romance. Edited from the Trentham and Auchinleck MSS.

By: TAYLOR, A.B. (ed).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1927

Seller ID: 34627


First edition. 108pp, notes and glossary. Original green cloth, somewhat flecked, mostly on the upper board. Offsetting on endpapers. A good to very good clean copy. *** The author was then (and until 1957) Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Tasmania. View more info

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The Atlas.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wentworth Falls, NSW, Black Lightning Press: 1982

Seller ID: 5123


79pp. Soft covers (lightly rubbed). Interior clean and fresh. Very good. ISBN 094958200X ***Thorne's fifth book, a single poem. View more info

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Red Dirt.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Paper Bark Press: 1990

Seller ID: 33611


96pp. Stiff card covers with dustwrapper (minor yellowing and rubbing on extremities). Interior clean and fresh. Very good. ISBN 0958780153 View more info

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A Nickel in my Mouth.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wynyard, Tas., Robin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 13403


(Robin Poets 2.) Small 8vo. 76pp. Original cloth. Ribbon marker. Very good. ISBN 0908030037 View more info

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Music in the Mirabell Garden : translations, images and songs.

By: TRAKL, Georg.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Hobart, Edited and printed by John Winter at New Albion Press,University of Tasmania: 1982

Seller ID: 5132


Translation by James McAuley, score by Larry Sitsky, drawings by John Olsen, introduction by Gwen Harwood. 330 numbered copies, signed by Harwood, Olsen, Sitsky and Winter. Two volumes in slipcase, brown cloth, title label on covers. The verse/images volume is hand-printed and unbound, the paper being one continuous piece concertina-folded and attached to endpapers and boards at front and back. The music (a song cycle for soprano and eight players) is an offset reproduction of Sitsky's manuscript, bound conventionally. All in fine condition. ***The second book of the press. View more info