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Gould's Book of Fish

By: Flanagan, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18494


Signed by Flanagan on the title page. An Uncorrected Proof in plain wrappers, with a note from the publisher laid in. An attractive copy with light edgewear. In the early nineteenth century, forger and thief William Buelow Gould lands in prison in Australia, where the prison doctor utilizes his painting talents to create an illustrated taxonomy of the country's exotic sea creatures. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Great Inland Sea (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Francis, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, MacAdam/Cage: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7475


Signed by Francis. A coming-of-age debut novel set in 1940s New South Wales. A signed Uncorrected Proof in blue wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

Charades

By: Hospital, Janette Turner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18747


An Uncorrected Proof in red wrappers. Australian wild child Charade Ryan pursues self-knowledge by seducing a renowned MIT physicist because an aunt once mistook him for Charade's elusive, charismatic father. View more info

Oyster

By: Hospital, Janette Turner

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Virago Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19698


Top corners bumped. The story of a man scouring the Australian Outback for a son and stepdaughter who have apparently fallen in with a charismatic leader. View more info

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1972

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19585


A stain to the bottom of the rear board, and two small chips to the front panel. Creasing to the front flap, which shows a publisher's price of $6.50. Based on historical facts, the story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable. The basis for the Fred Schepisi movie. View more info

Morgan's Run

By: McCullough, Colleen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13762


An Advance Reading Copy in printed wrappers. The tale of an unjustly convicted man transported to the penal colony of Botany Bay. View more info

Three Dollars

By: Perlman, Elliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, MacMurray & Beck: 1999

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12784


The author's debut novel, the story of a man's stunned, compelling flail along the slippery slope to unearned poverty. View more info

Briefs

By: Various

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, WriteSpot Publishers International: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20095


A short story collection featuring Australian writers. View more info