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York Notes on Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Angela Smith [Notes]
1 Angela Smith [Notes] York Notes on Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights
Longman York Press 234385 Great Britain 1980 0582780918 / 9780582780910 Softcover Good Condition 72 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Reference::Study Guide; Reference; ISBN: 0582780918. ISBN/EAN: 9780582780910. Inventory No: 234385. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
The Border Book, Anna Pavord
2 Anna Pavord The Border Book
Dorling Kindersley 243450 Great Britain 2009 Reprint 0751308390 / 9780751308396 Softcover Very Good Condition This book on planting borders and beds presents plans for a wide variety of borders suggesting plant combinations in dozens of original schemes from damp shade to dry soil, from stony ground to planting by the sea. Each scheme is accompanied by cultivation notes, maintenance advice and illustrated descriptions of the plants. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 0751308390. ISBN/EAN: 9780751308396. Inventory No: 243450. Paperback 
Price: 15.50 AUD
Banned Books: Informal Notes on some Books Banned for Various Reasons at Various Times and in Various Places., Anne Lyon Haight
3 Anne Lyon Haight Banned Books: Informal Notes on some Books Banned for Various Reasons at Various Times and in Various Places.
George Allen & Unwin 229010 London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 172 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; Inventory No: 229010. Hardcover 
Price: 23.00 AUD
Australian Orchids, Barbara Mullins, Margaret Martin
4 Barbara Mullins, Margaret Martin Australian Orchids
Angus & Robertson 236397 Australia 1988 0207143390 / 9780207143397 Softcover Very Good Condition More than sixty full colour photographs with descriptive text and cultivation notes. 34 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Fishing & Hunting; ISBN: 0207143390. ISBN/EAN: 9780207143397. Inventory No: 236397. Paperback 
Price: 15.44 AUD
THE ROVER [ Methuen Student Editions ], Behn, Aphra [Commentary and notes by Bill Naismith
5 Behn, Aphra [Commentary and notes by Bill Naismith THE ROVER [ Methuen Student Editions ]
Methuen Drama GHE0009888 London, Great Britain 1998 Reprint 0413668800 / 9780413668806 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket By Photographs PB, pictorial card covers, VG-/--, 112pp, b/w plates, notes commentary. Moderate rubbing to edges and small creases to corners of covers, inside has minor age tanning to page edges, else square, clean and tight without markings. Popular 17th century English play from the witty and prolific Aphra Behn. 160g when packed. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0413668800. ISBN/EAN: 9780413668806. Inventory No: GHE0009888. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
Volpone or The Foxe, Benjamin Jonson
6 Benjamin Jonson Volpone or The Foxe
University Tutorial Press Lts 234731 London 1962 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Condition With introduction and notes by Arthur Sale. 196 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 234731. Hardcover 
Price: 12.95 AUD
Pygmalion: A Romance In Five Acts [1969], Bernard Shaw
7 Bernard Shaw Pygmalion: A Romance In Five Acts [1969]
Longmans, Green and Co 206294 London, England. 1969 Reprint 058253268X / 9780582532687 Softcover Good With an introduction and notes by A. C. Ward. 150 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Plays::Drama; Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 058253268X. ISBN/EAN: 9780582532687. Inventory No: 206294. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
Documents on Art and Taste in Australia The Colonial Period 1770-1914, Bernard Smith - Editor
8 Bernard Smith - Editor Documents on Art and Taste in Australia The Colonial Period 1770-1914
Oxford University Press 226964 Australia 1979 0195504763 / 9780195504767 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket This book brings together, in the form of an annotated critical anthology, a selection of writings by, or about, artists who lived and worked in Australia between 1770 and 1914. The extracts are arranged chronologically and by topic in order to illustrate the current preoccupations of a period. The author has built his selections round the two themes of Art and Nature, providing a wide variety of approach while at the same time indicating, in his own commentary, the ways in which these ideas were linked to the emergence of traditional attitudes. Each chapter contains an explanatory introduction, biographical notes about the authors of each extract, and annotations of the texts. People who want to understand the beginnings of Australian art from the points of view of those who brought that art into existence will find this book fascinating. 299 pages. Spine faded. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Art & Design; Art. ISBN: 0195504763. ISBN/EAN: 9780195504767. Inventory No: 226964. Paperback 
Price: 27.88 AUD
Brecht: Collected Plays: Five: Life of Galileo; Mother Courage and Her Children, Bertolt Brecht
9 Bertolt Brecht Brecht: Collected Plays: Five: Life of Galileo; Mother Courage and Her Children
Methuen 234276 Great Britain 2006 0413699706 / 9780413699701 Softcover Good Condition Edited and Introduced by John Willett and Ralph Manheim. Published by Methuen Drama, the collected dramatic works of Bertolt Brecht are presented in the most comprehensive and authoritative editions of Brecht's plays in the English language. The fifth volume in the Brecht Collected Plays series brings together two of Brecht's best-known and most frequently performed and studied plays: Life of Galileo and Mother Courage and Her Children. Galileo, which examines the conflict between free inquiry and official ideology, contains one of Brecht's most human and complex central characters. Temporarily silenced by the Inquisition's threat of torture, and forced to abjure his theories publicly, Galileo continues to work in private, eventually smuggling his work out of the country. As an examination of the problems that face not only the scientist but also the whole spirit of free inquiry when brought into conflict with the requirements of government or official ideology, Life of Galileo has few equals. Mother Courage is usually seen as Brecht's greatest work. Remaining a powerful indictment of war and social injustice, it is an epic drama set in the seventeenth century during the Thirty Years' War. The plot follows the resilient Mother Courage who survives by running a commissary business that profits from all sides. As the war claims all of her children in turn, the play poignantly demonstrates that no one can profit from the war without being subject to its terrible cost also. The translations are ideal for both study and performance. The volume is accompanied by a full introduction and notes by the series editor John Willett and includes Brecht's own notes and relevant texts as well as all the important textual variants 389 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; ISBN/EAN: 9780413699701. Inventory No: 234276. Paperback 
Price: 14.94 AUD
The Threepenny Opera [Methuen Student Editions], Bertolt Brecht [Translated by Ralph Manhei and John Willett]
10 Bertolt Brecht [Translated by Ralph Manhei and John Willett] The Threepenny Opera [Methuen Student Editions]
Methuen 234765 2005 041377452X / 9780413774521 Softcover Good Condition This Student Edition of Brecht's satire on the capitalist society of the Weimar Republic features an extensive introduction and commentary that includes a plot summary, discussion of the context, themes, characters, style and language as well as questions for further study and notes on words and phrases in the text. It is the perfect edition for students of theatre and literature.Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin, is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock-Victorian Soho. It focuses on the feud between Macheaf - an amoral criminal - and his father in law, a racketeer who controls and exploits London's beggars and is intent on having Macheaf hanged. Despite the resistance by Macheaf's friend the Chief of Police, Macheaf is eventually condemned to hang, until in a comic reversal the queen pardons him and grants him a title and land. With Kurt Weill's unforgettable music - one of the earliest and most successful attempts to introduce jazz to the theatre - it became a popular hit throughout the western world. The text is presented in the trusted translation by Ralph Manheim and John Willett. 131 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; ISBN/EAN: 9780413774521. Inventory No: 234765. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson
11 Bill Bryson Notes from a Small Island
Black Swan 242902 Great Britain 1998 Reprint 0552996009 / 9780552996006 Softcover Good Condition After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson, the acclaimed author of such best-sellers as The Mother Tongue and Made in America, decided it was time to move back to the United States for a while. This was partly to let his wife and kids experience life in Bryson's homeland - and partly because he had read that 3.7 million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another. It was thus clear to him that his people needed him. But before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire, Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home. His aim was to take stock of modern-day Britain, and to analyze what he loved so much about a country that had produced Marmite, zebra crossings, and place names like Farleigh Wallop, Titsey, and Shellow Bowells. With characteristic wit and irreverence, Bill Bryson presents the ludicrous and the endearing in equal measure. The result is a hilarious social commentary that conveys the true glory of Britain. 352 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0552996009. ISBN/EAN: 9780552996006. Inventory No: 242902. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes From A Small Island, Bill Bryson
12 Bill Bryson The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes From A Small Island
Black Swan 243962 Great Britain 2016 9780552779858 Softcover Very Good Condition Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation's heart and became the bestselling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain.Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that modern classic, Bryson makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see what has changed. Following (but not too closely) a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis to Cape Wrath, by way of places that many people never get to at all, Bryson sets out to rediscover the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly unique country that he thought he knew but doesn't altogether recognize any more. Yet, despite Britain's occasional failings and more or less eternal bewilderments, Bill Bryson is still pleased to call our rainy island home. And not just because of the cream teas, a noble history, and an extra day off at Christmas. Once again, with his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous, Bryson gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today. 477 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780552779858. Inventory No: 243962. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 AUD
Prelude to Dune: House Atreides, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
13 Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson Prelude to Dune: House Atreides
New English library 240339 Great Britain 2000 0340751762 / 9780340751763 Softcover Very Good Condition It is the year 10,154 of the Imperial Calendar, and for four decades the planet Arrakis - called Dune by its inhabitants - has been ruled by the Harkonnen family. But the seeds of change have been sown. On Arrakis, an idealistic young planetologist, Pardot Kynes, goes out into the desert to learn the secrets of its giant sandworms and the priceless Spice they create. And on another planet, Caledon, young Leto Atreides is nearly ready to become duke. The blood feud between House Atreides and House Harkonnen is about to begin. Drawing on notes, outlines and correspondence Frank Herbert left behind at his death, House Atreides is a breathtaking story of war, treachery, decadence and steadfastness in the face of overwhelming odds. 604 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Fantasy Fiction; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0340751762. ISBN/EAN: 9780340751763. Inventory No: 240339. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 AUD
Notes & Queries Volume 2, Brian Whitaker [Editor]
14 Brian Whitaker [Editor] Notes & Queries Volume 2
Fourth Estate 235586 London 1991 1872180345 / 9781872180342 Softcover Good Condition David Austin A compilation of "The Guardian"'s cult column "Notes and Queries", which is a forum for the informed reader to attempt to answer questions which have puzzled other readers. The questions range from the profound to the idiotic and include such imponderables as: Who composed "Happy Birthday to You"? 216 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Illustrator: David Austin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthology; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 1872180345. ISBN/EAN: 9781872180342. Inventory No: 235586. Paperback 
Price: 14.94 AUD
Selected Poetry - Kenneth Slessor, Brodie's Notes
15 Brodie's Notes Selected Poetry - Kenneth Slessor
Pan Study Aids 226185 Australia 1977 0330270907 / 9780330270908 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 65 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Poetry; Poetry; ISBN: 0330270907. ISBN/EAN: 9780330270908. Inventory No: 226185. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
Dead Letters, Caite Dolan-Leach
16 Caite Dolan-Leach Dead Letters
Corvus 241741 Great Britain 2017 1786491303 / 9781786491305 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition Ava doesn't believe it when the email arrives to say that her twin sister is dead. It's not grief or denial that causes her scepticism - it just feels too perfect to be anything other than Zelda's usual manipulative scheming. And Ava knows her twin. Two years after she left, vowing never to speak to Zelda again after the ultimate betrayal, Ava must return home to retrace her errant sister's last steps. She soon finds notes that lead her on a twisted scavenger-hunt of her twin's making. Letter by letter, Ava unearths clues to her sister's disappearance: and unveils harrowing truths of her own. A is for Ava, and Z is for Zelda, but deciphering the letters in-between is not so simple... A clever, twisty, suspense novel for readers of The Ice Twins by S. K Tremayne and Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberley McCreight. 332 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781786491305. Inventory No: 241741. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 AUD
The Ornamental Herb Garden: From Windowboxes to Knot Gardens, Catherine Mason
17 Catherine Mason The Ornamental Herb Garden: From Windowboxes to Knot Gardens
Conran Octopus 242266 Great Britain 1997 1850299129 / 9781850299127 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good With designs for both formal and informal gardens, this text shows how to create an ornamental herb garden from scratch. Each stage in the process is covered, from planning and design to incorporating furniture. For those with either small or no garden, there are ideas for herb beds and container plantings. Advice on combining herb colours, shapes and textures is complemented by suggestions for themed plantings. A "Design Directory" features a variety of case studies of successful herb gardens, and a "Good Herb Guide" gives cultivation and use notes on over 100 of the most beautiful varieties. Photographs and step-by-step artworks provide additional support and information. 96 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 1850299129. ISBN/EAN: 9781850299127. Inventory No: 242266. Hardcover 
Price: 25.50 AUD
Hard Times for These Times, Charles Dickens
18 Charles Dickens Hard Times for These Times
Penguin English Library 239259 Great Britain 1974 Reprint 0140430423 / 9780140430424 Softcover Good Condition A damning indictment of Utlilitarianism and the dehumanising influence of the Industrial Revolution, Charles Dickens's Hard Times is edited with an introduction and notes by Kate Flint in Penguin Classics. In Hard Times, the Northern mill-town of Coketown is dominated by the figure of Mr Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster and model of Utilitarian success. Feeding both his pupils and family with facts, he bans fancy and wonder from any young minds. As a consequence his obedient daughter Louisa marries the loveless businessman and 'bully of humanity' Mr Bounderby, and his son Tom rebels to become embroiled in gambling and robbery. And, as their fortunes cross with those of free-spirited circus girl Sissy Jupe and victimized weaver Stephen Blackpool, Gradgrind is eventually forced to recognize the value of the human heart in an age of materialism and machinery. This edition of Hard Times is based on the text of the first volume publication of 1854. Kate Flint's introduction sheds light on the frequently overlooked character interplay in Dickens's great critique of Victorian industrial society. Charles Dickens is one of the best-loved novelists in the English language, whose 200th anniversary was celebrated in 2012. His most famous books, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and The Pickwick Papers, have been adapted for stage and screen and read by millions. If you enjoyed Hard Times, you might like Dickens's Bleak House, also available in Penguin Classics. 327 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140430423. ISBN/EAN: 9780140430424. Inventory No: 239259. Paperback 
Price: 9.00 AUD
The Longer Prose Works of Walter Savage Landor Vol One, Charles G. Crump [Edited with notes]
19 Charles G. Crump [Edited with notes] The Longer Prose Works of Walter Savage Landor Vol One
J. M. Dent 230743 London 1892 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Condition Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 409 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Poetry::Prose; Poetry; Inventory No: 230743. Hardcover 
Price: 20.41 AUD
York Notes on John Keats Selected Poems, Charlotte Carstairs [Notes]
20 Charlotte Carstairs [Notes] York Notes on John Keats Selected Poems
Longman York Press 234386 Great Britain 1983 0582782929 / 9780582782921 Softcover Good Condition 96 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Reference::Study Guide; Reference; ISBN: 0582782929. ISBN/EAN: 9780582782921. Inventory No: 234386. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
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