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There are 280 books in this catalogue.
The Silver Branch. Twenty-seven Poems
Deamer, Dulcie
Book Number: 65070
Swinburne Press, Sydney, 1948. 8vo. hardcover. 89pp. b/w frontis. Very good, small crease to cloth at bottom of spine. / Fair chipped d/w with some insect damage on edges. Limited edition of 250 copies this being No. 1132 signed by author.
Price: $125.00

Old Bush Songs (Centenary Edition)
Paterson, A. B. edited by Warren Fahey & Graham Seal
Book Number: 62613
ISBN: 0733315917
ABC Books 2005 8vo. softcover. 324pp. b/w illus. very good, crease on cover.
Price: $10.00

Come on In!: New Poems
Bukowski, Charles
Book Number: 65054
ISBN: 9781847670403
Canongate Books, United Kingdom, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 279pp. Very good+.
Price: $12.00

Poetry Speaks: Hear Great Poets Read Their Work, from Tennyson to Plath
Paschen, Elise and Mosby, Rebekah Presson (editors) / narrated by Charles Osgood
Book Number: 64989
ISBN: 1570717206
Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2001 4to. hardcover. 336pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, page edges slightly wavy. / Very good d/w. Includes three CDs in excellent condition.
Price: $30.00

Selected poems, 1963-1983
Pizer, Marjorie
Book Number: 52361
ISBN: 0949625019
Pinchgut Press 1984 8vo softcover 160pp near fine. For this volume of Selected Poems Marjorie Pizer has chosen the best of those published in her eight previous books plus a number of new unpublished pieces.
Price: $12.00

Ngali Ngalga (Let's Talk)
Gutya, Burraga (Canning, Ken)
Book Number: 64977
ISBN: 0646006738
Breakout Press, Sydney 1990. 8vo. stapled wraps. Softcover. 54pp. b/w illus. Inscribed & signed by author inside front cover. Very good.
Price: $15.00

Australian Verse Drift : Poems
Allen, Alfred (of Waverley)
Book Number: 64979
Sydney : Printed by F. Cunninghame, 1883. Small 8vo. cloth hardcover. 93pp. Good, solid copy with water stain on spine & some of the rear board cloth near spine, water mark on rear endpaper & last few pages near spine.
Price: $125.00

Selected Poems
Spender, Stephen
Book Number: 64953
Faber & Faber, London 1940. First edition. Small 8vo. hardcover. 75pp. Very good. light foxing to endpapers. / Good+ d/w with sunned spine.
Price: $45.00

The Bush Fire and Other Verses
Lee, Ida
Book Number: 64924
Sampson Low, Marston, London 1897. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 62pp. uncut edges. Very good, foxing, mainly to endpapers. Small chips on top edge of title page. Scarce.
Price: $250.00

This My Son
Kinmont, Joan
Book Number: 64917
Frederick Muller, London, 1945. 8vo. hardcover. 62pp. Very good. / Good d/w.
Price: $12.00

The Green Mosaic. Memories of New Guinea.
Rolls, Eric C.
Book Number: 64839
ISBN: 0170051528
Thomas Nelson Australia, 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 85pp. Good+, very light crease on first few pages, small kangaroo stamp on fep. / good d/w with faded spine.
Price: $8.00

Trembling Man - Two Artists and a Poet
Totaro, Paolo; Holmes a Court(drawings); Levine, Ruth(vessels)
Book Number: 64840
Padana Press, Sydney 2017. Square 8vo. 33pp. colour illus. Very good. Poet, Paolo Totaro AM has Parkinsonís disease. He is the Trembling Man. Juliet Holmes ŗ Court and Ruth Levine are artists.
Price: $25.00

Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
Dickinson, Emily
Book Number: 64828
ISBN: 0517415143
Chatham River Press, New York, 1983. 8vo. marbled paper covered boards with leather spine & label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 256pp. Near Fine.
Price: $30.00

The Closed Door and Other Verses
Mackellar, Dorothea
Book Number: 64808
Australasian Authors' Agency, Melbourne 1911. 8vo. softcover. 70pp. Good, some foxing. Missing original covers, they have been replaced by plain card cover. Scarce. Author's first book contains "My Country".
Price: $250.00

Doherty's Corner: The Life and Work of Poet Marie E. J. Pitt
Burke, Colleen
Book Number: 64788
ISBN: 0207150567
Sirius, Sydney, 1985. 8vo. softcover. 154pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, cover fadec.
Price: $15.00

A Ring of Bells: Poems of John Betjeman; Introduced and Selected by Irene Slade
Betjeman, John (edited by Irene Slade) (illustrated by Edward Ardizzone)
Book Number: 64790
London: John Murray 1962. First Edition. 8vo. hardcover. 129pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to first and last few pages, fep. & half-title page browned from news clipping on Betjemen (SMH 1984). / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

Selected Poems: 1970-1989.
Adamson, Robert
Book Number: 57113
ISBN: 0702223239
University of Queensland Press 1990 8vo. softcover. 267pp. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Fire on the Earth. A trilogy in verse on Australian exploration.
Dawes, John. Introduced by Dame Mary Gilmore.
Book Number: 64682
Devonshire Press, Sydney. N.D. 195-? 8vo. hardcover. 31pp. b/w illus. by Kieth Harrison. Very good, toning to endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

Tayside Songs and Other Verses
Ford, Robert
Book Number: 64637
Alexander Gardner, London 1895. 8vo. hardcover. 304pp. b/w frontis. Good, hinges cracked(repaired).
Price: $20.00

Poets on Record 9: Judith Wright reads from her own work.
Wright, Judith. ; Shapcott, Thomas W. (ed.)
Book Number: 63184
Brisbane. University Queensland Press. 1973. Square 8vo. hardcover. 20pp. includes 45rpm record. very good+.
Price: $25.00

The Two Fires
Wright, Judith
Book Number: 64490
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1955. 8vo. softcover. 227pp. index. Very good, some foxing. / Very good faded d/w.
Price: $20.00

A Mountain Song (Mount Buffalo, Australia)
Johnstone, S. M.
Book Number: 64436
Bragg & Sons, Sydney 1948. 8vo. hardcover. 37pp. Very good. / Very good d/w with small tear(repaired).
Price: $12.00

Selected Poems of Henry Lawson
Lawson, Henry. Ilustrated by Percy Leason
Book Number: 64441
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1918. Small 4to. hardcover. b/w illus. Vert good, cover browned, bottom cover corner rubbed.
Price: $65.00

Forty Years' Poems
Fitzgerald, Robert D.
Book Number: 64454
Angus And Robertson, Sydney, 1965. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 242pp. Very good, remanats of pastedown along hinge of fep., pen mark on fep. / Very good d.w with a few small chips & a little rubbing. Signed by author.
Price: $25.00

A Southern Garland
Book Number: 32011
1904, The Bulletin Newspaper Company, Limited 8vo. green cloth hardcover. b/w illus. good+, foxing, mainly to endpapers, cover worn on rear front edge, and a little specked. The Bulletin Booklets issued on several occasions from 1899 to 1903. These in order of publication were : I. The Hidden Tide, by Roderic Quinn. II; A Rose Of Regret, by James Hebblethwa; The Circling Hearths, by Roderic Quin; Dremas in Flower, by Louise Mack; The West Wind, by Hubert Church; Dawnward?, by Bernard O'Dowd. Australian poetry. Scarce.
Price: $20.00

The Aviary - Poems (1975-1977)
Skrzynecki, Peter - Signed.
Book Number: 54837
Edwards & Shaw, Sydney 1978 8vo. Softcover in d/w - dw is faded at spine and has the top of the spine missing. Signed by Author on ffl.
Price: $12.00

The Aviary - Poems (1975-1977)
Skrzynecki, Peter - Signed.
Book Number: 64390
ISBN: 085510145
Edwards & Shaw, Sydney 1978 8vo. hardcover. 99pp. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $12.00

Songs from the Hills
O'Reilly, Bernard
Book Number: 64399
ISBN: 0858810026
Queensland, Fortitude Press, n.d. 1970? 8vo. hardcover. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

Selected Poems: 1942 to 1968.
Campbell, David
Book Number: 64401
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1968. 8vo. hardcover. 128pp. Very good. / Very good d/w with small tear on top edge(repaired).
Price: $12.00

Turn Left at Any Time With Care
Smith, Graeme Kinross and Jamie Grant
Book Number: 64403
ISBN: 0702209821
University of Queensland Press, 1975. 8vo. hardcover. 85pp. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00

Believed Dangerous: Fifty Eight Poems
Thurston, Robin
Book Number: 64404
ISBN: 0702209937
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1975 8vo. hardcover. 68pp. Very good. / Very good d/w.+
Price: $15.00

Vice Versa: Verses and Poetry (The Hawthorn Poets, 12)
Brennan, Niall
Book Number: 64405
ISBN: 0725601353
The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne 1975. 8vo. hardcover. 52pp. Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $12.00

Son of a Female Universe
Talbot, Norman
Book Number: 64408
ISBN: 0901760099
South Head Press, Sydney, 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 76pp. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $12.00

In An Australian Country Graveyard - And Other Poems.
Porter, Hal
Book Number: 64409
ISBN: 0170050173
Thomas Nelson, Melbourne, 1974. 8vo. hardcover. 43pp. b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

The Road to Cactus-Land (A Group Of Poems)
Moll, Ernest G.
Book Number: 64410
ISBN: 0855510005
Edwards & Shaw, Sydney, 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 51pp. Fine. / Very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

The Ways Of Many Waters.
Brady, E. J.
Book Number: 64415
Thomas C. Lothian, Melbourne 1909. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 156pp. + publisher ads. b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers.
Price: $20.00

Rhymes From the Rivers
Hall, Glen (collected by)
Book Number: 64416
ISBN: 095982572x
Glen hall, Lismore 1976 8vo. softcover. 59pp. b/w illus. Very good=.
Price: $15.00

World without Strangers?
Palmer, Aileen
Book Number: 64417
Overland, Melbourne, 1964. 8vo. hardcover. 50pp. Very good, endpapers lightly toned. / Good d/w with crease and tear on rear corner.
Price: $12.00

The Elements of Poetry
Fitzgerald, R. D.
Book Number: 64419
University of Queensland Press, 1963. 8vo. softcover. 72pp. Very good.
Price: $10.00

Time & Motion
Kantarizis, Sylvia
Book Number: 64365
ISBN: 0858690071
Prism, Australia, 1975. 8vo. hardcover. 76pp. Limited edition of 100 copies, this copy #92. Signed by author. Near Fine.
Price: $30.00

The Makers of the Ark: Poems
Rowbotham, David
Book Number: 64367
ISBN: 0207120765
Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1970 8vo. hardcover. 61pp. Very good+. / Very good rubbed d/w.
Price: $9.00

The Pen of Feathers
Rowbotham, David
Book Number: 64368
ISBN: 0207122725
Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 59pp. Very good. / Very good rubbed d/w.
Price: $9.00

Bungalow and Hurricane
Rowbotham, David
Book Number: 64369
Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1967. 8vo. hardcover. 59pp. Very good, light tape marks on endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $9.00

Preaching to the Converted.
Porter, Peter.
Book Number: 64372
ISBN: 0192118218
Oxford University Press, London, 1972. 8vo. softcover. 61pp. Very good.
Price: $8.00

Poems for a Female Universe
Talbot, Norman
Book Number: 64373
South Head Press, Sydney, 1968. 8vo. hardcover. 76pp. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00

Hails and Farewells and Other Poems
Keesing, Nancy
Book Number: 64374
Edwards & Shaw, Sydney, 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 44pp. near Fine. / good d/w with insect damage on front edge.
Price: $8.00

Random Rhymes
Courtney, Victor
Book Number: 64375
The Author, Perth, 1941. 8vo. illustrated cloth, hardcover. 46pp. Very good.
Price: $10.00

Ern Malley's Poems
Malley, Ern. [James McAuley and Harold Stewart]
Book Number: 64378
Mary Martin, Adelaide 1970. Large 8vo. softcover. 56pp. Very good. 16 poems written by James McAuley and Harold Stewart passed them off as work written by Ern Malley. 25th anniversary limited ed. of 1000 copies, this copy #101.
Price: $30.00

The Bab Ballads, With Which Are Included Songs of a Savoyard
Gilbert, W. S.
Book Number: 64379
Macmillan and Co., London, 1930. 8vo. leather bound softcover. gilt edges. 560pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $20.00

Henry Kendall
Wilde, W. H.
Book Number: 64380
ISBN: 0805762299
Twayne Publishers, USA 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 182pp. index, b/w frontis. Very good+. / no d/w.
Price: $15.00

Witnesses of Spring Unpublished Poems by Shaw Neilson
Neilson, Shaw. Edited by Judith Wright
Book Number: 64332
ISBN: 0207120056
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1970. 8vo. hardcover. 146pp. Very good, light marks on edge of text block. no d/w.
Price: $15.00

American Belles
Fisher, Harrison
Book Number: 64337
Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1911. 4to. hardcover. 11 tipped-in colour plates(five plates missing)/ Fair, cover stained & worn, light foxing, first plate creased on corner, some of the pink pages the plates are on have wear to edges.
Price: $25.00

Showground Sketchbook
Keesing, Nancy
Book Number: 64318
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1968. 8vo. hardcover. 48pp. Very good, Inscribed & signed by author. / Fair d/w with large tear (repaired).
Price: $15.00

Lunch & Counter Lunch.
Murray, Les A.
Book Number: 64319
ISBN: 0207131910
Angus and Robertson., Sydney., 1974. 8vo. softcover. 61pp. Frst edition. Very good+, light mark on fep.
Price: $95.00

Under the Wilgas
Gilmore, Mary
Book Number: 64320
Robertson & Mullens, Melbourne. 1932. Square 8vo. softcover. 181pp. Very good, light foxing, owner's pastedown and bookseller label inside front cover, small chips to paper cover at spine ends.
Price: $250.00

Times and Places. Poems of Locality
Rowland, J. R.
Book Number: 64321
ISBN: 0909422036
Brindabella Press, Canberra 1975. 8vo. hardcover. 40pp. brown & white illus. Fine. Limited edition of 230 copies this copy #111. Signed by author & printer. Near Fine.
Price: $75.00

Antechinus Poems 1975-1980
Hope, A. D.
Book Number: 64323
ISBN: 0207144818
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1981. 8vo. softcover. 110pp. Very good+.
Price: $25.00

The Gateway
Wright, Judith
Book Number: 64324
Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1953. 8vo. hardcover. 69pp. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with some tears on rear edges & small chip on spine.
Price: $45.00

The Drifting Continent and Other Poems by A. D. Hope.
Hope, A. D. Illustrated by Arthur Boyd
Book Number: 64273
ISBN: 0909422060
Brindabella Press, Canberra 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 46pp. b/w illus. Limited edition of 285 copies, this copy #259. Signed by author & illustrator. Fine. Quarter leather binding by Peter Marsh, The Dove Bindery.
Price: $250.00

In These Days!
Olney, May
Book Number: 64225
J. Salmon, Sevenoaks. N.D. 2nd edition. 12mo. ribbon tied wraps with pastedown on front cover. 36pp. Good, foxed.
Price: $10.00

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