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A Man and his Wife

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$31.90

Publisher: Wellington, Progressive Publishing Society: (1944)

Seller ID: 10420

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Adhesive tape to spine. A good reading copy. ; Reprint edition. 96 pages. Brown cloth hardcover. Short stories. Includes, amongst others, the stories: Boy; The Making of a New Zealander; White Man's Burden; Conversation with my Uncle; An Affair of the Heart; In the Department; The Last War; A Pair of Socks; A Man and his Wife; Good Samaritan; Old Man's Story; An Attempt at an Explanation; Last Adventure. ; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

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Memoirs of a Peon

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$31.90

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18652

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Slight dampstains to boards. Moderate foxing. Lacking the dust-jacket.; 288 pages. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 196 x 129mm. "Frank Sargeson exploits to the full and with superb aplomb, the picareque novel - not of a latter day 'Lucky Jim', but of a contemporary 'Tom Jones' or 'Gil Blas'.""So here I am stung by the snake of memory." - the opening sentence. ; 8vo View more info

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Memoirs of a Peon

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: (1965)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14879

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


"English Department / Teachers' College, Christchurch" rubber stamp on front endpaper. Some foxing. Dust wrapper a little dusty and faded, with a few small 3/8" tears and chips to the margins. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 288 pages. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 197 x 127mm. "Frank Sargeson exploits to the full and with superb aplomb, the picareque novel - not of a latter day 'Lucky Jim', but of a contemporary 'Tom Jones' or 'Gil Blas'." - from dust wrapper blurb. "So here I am stung b... View more info

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Conversations With My Uncle

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$398.75

Publisher: Auckland, The Unicorn Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20095

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some foxing. Some minor dampstain spots to outer margins of leaves. 3 short tears with careful tissue paper repairs. The tears are on the contents leaf and two other leaves. No signatures. Some rusting to staples.; [viii (first leaf blank)], 29, [3 (all blank)] pages. Printed wrappers. The author's first publication. Page dimensions: 183 x 124mm. Most of the stories appeared earlier in the periodical "Tomorrow". The book was published by Bob Lowry. "Lowry was one of the first New Zealanders to be influenced by the revival in typography [. . .] 'Conversations with my Uncle', though ... View more info

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A Man and his Wife

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: Christchurch, Caxton Press: (1941)

Seller ID: 20787

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Rubbing to covers. Moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's signature on front cover.; "Cheap Edition", published one year after the first edition of 1940. 96, [2 (blank)] pages + [6] pages advertisements. French flaps. Page dimensions: 215 x 140mm. Short stories. Includes, amongst others, the stories: Boy; The Making of a New Zealander; White Man's Burden; Conversation with my Uncle; An Affair of the Heart; In the Department; The Last War; A Pair of Socks; A Man and his Wife; Good Samaritan; Old Man's Story; An Attempt at an Explanation; Last Adventure. View more info

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A Man and his Wife

By: Sargeson, Frank

Price: NZ$31.90

Publisher: Wellington, Progressive Publishing Society: (1944)

Seller ID: 20788

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Large tears and chip to the half title leaf. 40mm tear at tail of spine. Otherwise good. Moderate foxing. ; "Second Cheap Edition". 96 pages. Printed wrappers. French flaps. Page dimensions: 210 x 137mm. Short stories. Includes, amongst others, the stories: Boy; The Making of a New Zealander; White Man's Burden; Conversation with my Uncle; An Affair of the Heart; In the Department; The Last War; A Pair of Socks; A Man and his Wife; Good Samaritan; Old Man's Story; An Attempt at an Explanation; Last Adventure. View more info

The Complete Sonnets, Songs, and Poems of William Shakespeare

By: [Sargeson, Frank (signed by)] Shakespeare, William

Price: NZ$130.50

Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press: (1960)

Seller ID: 4647

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Foxing throughout. Heavy foxing to card wrappers. Edges of spine heavily rubbed and worn. ; 326, [1] pages. Dimensions: 6 3/8" by 4 1/8". Signed "Sargeson" in blue ink by Frank Sargeson on first leaf.; 12mo View more info