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Carey, Peter – True History of the Kelly GangItem
(St Lucia, University of Queensland Press, 2002) 181 x 138 mm; laminated wraps; pp. (xii) + 372; maps. Near fine condition. Carey has transformed sepia legend into brilliant even violent colour and turned a distant myth into warm flesh and blood. Packed with incident alive with comedy and pathos True History of the Kelly Gang […]
Clive, William – The Tune That They PlayItem
(London: Macmillan, 1973) 8vo; original red boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 224 incl. bibliography. Dustwrapper edgeworn with tears: some loss to edges of upper and lower panels. Very good condition. Another novel of the Victorian army by the master of the genre. The year is 1879 when a British square was broken by Cetshwayo and […]
Deighton, Len – Horse under waterItem
(London, Cape, 1963) Dustwrapper frayed and tatty pp. 255. Endpapers and edges a little foxed old price written in pen on the front free endpaper.
Doyle, Roddy – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha HaItem
(London, BCA by arrangement with Secker & Warburg, 1994) 8vo; original maroon boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper a little soiled; pp. (vi) + 282. Very good condition. It is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. He loves George Best Geronimo and the smell of his hot water bottle. He hates zoos kissing and the boys from the […]
Mansfield, Charlotte – GloriaItem
(London: Robert Holden & Co, 1923, Sixth Edition) 8vo; original maroon cloth; pp. 253. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper as follows: To Mrs Smit. With many kind thoughts from the author Charlotte Mansfield. 1928. The 1st S. African novel filmed.” Cloth somewhat rubbed and frayed at head and tail of spine. […]
Picard, Hymen W.J. – Storm of DestinyItem
(Cape Town: HAUM, 1976 First Edition) 8vo; original blue boards; pictorial dustwrapper a little rubbed; pp. (iv) + 203. Very good condition. Fictionalised account of the wreck of ‘The Indian Merchant’ and the four women and one man who were washed up on the shore of an unknown tropical island where they founded a new […]
Wallace, Edgar – Bosambo of the RiverItem
(London: Ward Lock & Co, no date) 12mo; original red cloth with black lettering; no dustwrapper; pp. 253. Uniform browning throughout. Very good condition.