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1 'Elota's Story: The Life and Times of a Soloman Islands Big Man
R. M. Keesing St. Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 1978 0702210552 / 9780702210556 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 140mm x 220mm 
Jacket has light wear. Minor foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 202pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Critical Introduction to Mao, Timothy Cheek (Editor)
2 A Critical Introduction to Mao
Timothy Cheek (Editor) England Cambridge University Press 2010 0521711541 / 9780521711548 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 150mm x 225mm 
Covers have light general wear plus a short crease to bottom front corner. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 369pp 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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3 A Life of Picasso Volume I: 1881-1906
Richardson, John London Pimlico 1992 0712653376 / 9780712653374 First Thus Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 205mm x 255mm 
Covers have moderate general wear and a crease to spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 548pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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4 A Literate Passion: Letters of Anais Nin and Henry Miller,1932-53
Nin, Anais; Miller, Henry Allison & Busby 1992 0749000899 / 9780749000899 First Paper Editiion Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 150mm x 235mm 
Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Moderate foxing to top edge and light foxing to other edges. Internally clean. 422pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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5 A Man of Achievement: Sir Manuel Hornibrook, Kt, Q.B.E., Hon. F.L.O.B., F.I.A.B., F.R. Hist. S.Q
Waveney Browne Australia P.E.P. Enterprises 1974 0959816801 / 9780959816808 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 185mm x 260mm 
Clipped jacket has light general wear and no tears. Inscription to ffep plus some foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 154pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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6 A Moveable Feast
Ernest Hemingway New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1964 Book of the Month Selection Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 145mm x 215mm 
Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, some chipping and few tiny nicks. Slight browning to top edge of flaps. Minor age-toning to edges of page block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 211pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 A Prima Donna's Progress
Sutherland, Joan Scoresby, VIC, Australia Random House Australia 1997 0091836832 / 9780091836832 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 160mm x 240mm Signed by Author
Unclipped jacket has light wear. Very minor foxing to edges of page-block. Internally very clean. Binding tight. 486pp Signed by Joan Sutherland to title-page. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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8 A Shrine to the Artist Ian Fairweather
James G Lergessner Queensland James G Lergessner 2005 0646453424 / 9780646453422 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 145mm x 210mm 
Covers have light general wear and creasing to spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 278pp 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work, Meine, Curt D.
9 Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work
Meine, Curt D. U.S.A. University of Wisconsin Press 2010 0299249042 / 9780299249045 First Thus Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 225mm 
Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 638pp 
Price: 16.20 AUD
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An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark, McKenna, Mark
10 An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark
McKenna, Mark Melbourne, Australia Miegunyah Press 2011 0522856179 / 9780522856170 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 160mm x 240mm 
Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 793pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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11 An Unlikely Leader: the life and times of Captain John Hunter
Barnes, Robert Australia Sydney University Press 2009 1920899197 / 9781920899196 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 145mm x 205mm Inscribed By Author
Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed to an author acquaintance by author on title-page. Otherwise internally clean. 329pp 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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12 Archibald Liversidge: Imperial Science under the Southern Cross
MacLeod, Roy; MacLeod, Roy Sydney University Press 2009 1920898808 / 9781920898809 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 170mm x 240mm 
Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Intrenally clean. 637pp 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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13 Arthur William Coles: With Zeal and Integrity
Walter Ives Australia Private Publication 1982 0909174342 / 9780909174347 Limited Edition of 1,500 Copies Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 175mm x 235mm Inscribed by Arthur J. Cole to Ffep.
Light wear to boards. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. book plate of Lilian Coles to front pastedown. Internally clean. Binding tight. 113pp 
Price: 10.80 AUD
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14 Australia's Brilliant Daughter: Ellis Rowan - Artist, Naturalist, Explorer
Margaret Hazzard Richmond, Victoria Greenhouse Publications 1984 0909104735 / 9780909104733 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 185mm x 250mm 
Jacket has moderate wear plus sunning to spine and adjacent areas. No tears. Some foxing to reverse of jacket. Minor specks to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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15 Australian Astronomer, John Tebbutt: The Life and World of the Man on the $100 Note
Ragbir Bhathal New South Wales Kangaroo Press 1993 0864175221 / 9780864175229 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 150mm x 225mm 
Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 111pp POSTAGE WITHIN AUSTRALIA $7 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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16 Awakening: Four Lives in Art
Eileen Chanin and Steven Miller South Australia Wakefield Press 2015 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 160mm x 235mm 
Book very clean. 229pp 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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17 Behind the News: A Biography of Peter Russo
Torney-Parlicki, Prue Nedlands, Australia University of Western Australia Press 2005 1920694498 / 9781920694494 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 140mm x 205mm 
Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 412pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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18 Bellow
Atlas, James London, United Kingdom Faber and Faber 2001 0571209688 / 9780571209682 First UK Soft Cover Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 135mm x 215mm 
Light general wear to covers. Spine has fine creasing but is still flat. Internally clean. 686pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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19 Black Jack: The Life and Times of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan
Stan Arneil South Melbourne Macmillan 1983 0333339088 / 9780333339084 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair to Good 145mm x 220mm Inscribed By Author
Jacket has moderate general wear and minor sunning to spine. No tears. Minimal foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 178pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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20 Bombay to Bloomsbury: A Biography of the Strachey Family
Caine, Barbara England Oxford University Press 2006 0199291853 / 9780199291854 First Paper Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 235mm 
Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internlly clean. 488pp 
Price: 10.80 AUD
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21 Bonaparte: 1769-1802
Patrice Gueniffey Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press 2015 0674368355 / 9780674368354 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 170mm x 240mm 
Jacket has light general wear plus a tiny nick at head of spine. Book very clean. Binding tight. 1008pp This book, hailed as a masterwork on its publication in France, takes up the epic narrative at the heart of this turbulent period: the life of Napoleon himself, the man who--in Madame de Stael s words--made the rest of the human race anonymous. Gueniffey follows Bonaparte from his obscure boyhood in Corsica, to his meteoric rise during the Italian and Egyptian campaigns of the Revolutionary wars, to his proclamation as Consul for Life in 1802. 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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22 Briefwechsel Der Bruder Jacob Und Wilhelm Grimm Mit Karl Lachmann - Volumes I II
Albert Leitzmann (Herausgegeben) Jena, Germany Verlag Der Frommannschen Buchhandlung (Walter Biedermann) 1927 Limited Numbered Edition of 800 Copies Hard Cover Fair No Jackets as Issued 190mm x 270mm 
Numbered 179 of 800. Boards have heavy general wear and are age-toned. Volume I has an external split to the spine and a moderate loss of cloth at the foot of the spine. Volume II has the cloth to spine detached along the rear edge. All pages are secure in both volumes. Foxing to edges of page-blocks. Former owner's name and date to ffeps. Some foxing and age-toning to preliminaries. A few scattered spots internally. German text. 1015pp 
Price: 81.00 AUD
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23 Cecil Rhodes: A Study of a Career
Howard Hensman Cape Town, South Africa C. Struik 1974 0869770411 / 9780869770412 Limited Edition of 1,000 Hard Cover Good Fair 145mm x 220mm 
Jacket has heavy general wear. Very small losses to head of spine and extensive sunning. Light wear to cloth. Minimal foxing to edges of page-block. Large signature and date to title-page - otherwisei nternally clean. Binding tight. Numbered 451 of 1,000. 382pp 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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Charles Manson Coming Down, Simon Wells
24 Charles Manson Coming Down
Simon Wells London Hodder & Stoughton 2009 0340977019 / 9780340977019 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket (as Issued) 150mm x 230mm 
Covers have minor light general wear plus a short crese to bottom front corner. Spine not creased. Minor age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. 440pp 
Price: 16.20 AUD
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25 Daisy Chains, War, Then Jazz
McCubbin, Frederick; Mangan, Kathleen Hawthorn, Victoria Hutchinson of Australia 1984 0091486203 / 9780091486204 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair 170mm x 245mm 
Jacket has moderate general wear, sunning and chipping/browning to top edge. Sunning to cloth and bumping to fore-edges of boards. Age-toning to top edge of page block. internally clean. Binding tight. 203pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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26 Double Helix, Double Joy: David Danks, the Father of Clinical Genetics in Australia
Carolyn Rasmussen with Alister Danks Melbourne The MIegunyah Press 2010 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 160mm x 240mm Signed by Authors
Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 327pp 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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27 Dr. Seuss: American Icon
Nel, Philip New York Continuum 2004 0826414346 / 9780826414342 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Ex-Library 160mm x 235mm 
Unclipped jacket has light wear and no labels. Some tape abrasions to cloth. The usual internal library additions and remnants - otherwise internally very clean. Ink stamps to edges of page block. Binding tight. 301pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Edie: Girl on Fire, Melissa Painter and David Weisman
28 Edie: Girl on Fire
Melissa Painter and David Weisman San Francisco Chronicle Books 2006 0811855260 / 9780811855266 First Edition Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 235mm x 290mm 
Minimal wear to clear acetate jacket. Book very clean. Binding tight. Included CD of interviews.191pp 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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29 Edward William Seager: Pioneer of Mental Health
Seager, Madeleine New Zealand The Heritage Press 1987 0908708076 / 9780908708079 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 185mm x 260mm 
Covers have light to moderate wear. A 2cm ding to front board. Minimal foxing to edges of page block. Previous owners' names to front pastedown. Some notes in pen to verso of last page and rear pastedown - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 299pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Europe's Physician: The Various Life of Theodore de Mayerne, Trevor-Roper, Hugh
30 Europe's Physician: The Various Life of Theodore de Mayerne
Trevor-Roper, Hugh U.S.A. Yale University Press 2006 0300112637 / 9780300112634 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 160mm x 240mm 
Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 438pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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31 Ever, Manning: Selected Letters of Manning Clark 1938-1991
Roslyn Russell (Editor) Crows Nest, NSW, Australia Allen & Unwin 2008 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 180mm x 250mm 
Jacket has light wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 552pp 
Price: 31.50 AUD
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32 Florence Taylor's Hats: Designing, Building and Editing Sydney
Robert Freestone and Bronwyn Hanna Ultimo, New South Wales Halstead Press 2008 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 150mm x 230mm 
Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Iternally clean. 252pp 
Price: 10.80 AUD
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33 Freda Stark: Her Extraordinary Life
Miller, Diane; Haworth, Dianne Auckland, New Zealand HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand 2000 186950352X / 9781869503529 First Edition Soft Cover with French Flaps Good No Jacket as Issued 185mm x 240mm 
Covers have moderate wear. Scratch to front bottom corner and a small ding to rear bottom edge. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 176pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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34 Freya Stark
Izzard, M. London Hodder & Stoughton 1993 0340589078 / 9780340589076 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 160mm x 240mm 
Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear and some foxing to verso. A single tiny tear at head of spine. Inside oh head of jacket spine re-inforced with tape. Light wear to cloth. Minor age-toning to edges of page-block. A few specks to endpapers and pastedown - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 342pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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35 Friese-Greene: Closeup of an Inventor
Ray Alliister London Marsland Publications 1948 Hard Cover Good Poor 150mm x 220mm 
Unclipped jacket has heavy wear, moderate losses, foxing and stains. Moderate wear to cloth. Edges of page block are and age-toned and have a few marks. Offsetting to feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Dated 1948, however, the jacket refers to the 1951 film 'The Magic Box' which was based on the book. 192pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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36 G. F. Watts
Chesterton, G. K. London Duckworth 1975 0715609211 / 9780715609217 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Good 140mm x 220mm 
Unclipped jacket has moderate wear and no tears. Light wear to cloth. Minor foxing to edges of page-block. internally clean. Binding tight. 75pp REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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37 G.F. von Tempsky: Artist and Adventurer
Rose Young with Heather Curnow and Michael King Martinborough, New Zealand Alister Taylor 1981 0908578202 / 9780908578207 Edition of 1,250 Copies Hard Cover - Quarter 'leather' Fine No Jacket as Issued 290mm x 370mm 
Book very clean. Binding tight. Box has a bump to one edge - otherwise very good. 348pp AIRMAIL TO NZ WILL BE $30 
Price: 162.00 AUD
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38 George Bennett: Naturalist, Physician and Bibliophile
John B. Hickie Sydney Medici Graphics 2012 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 210mm x 260mm 
Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 200pp 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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39 George Reid
McMinn, W. G. Melbourne University Press 1990 0522843735 / 9780522843736 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 160mm x 240mm 
Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 330pp 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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40 Georgina Molloy: The Mind That Shines
Bernice Barry Sydney Picador 2016 1743549148 / 9781743549148 First Paper Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 230mm 
Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 336pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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41 Goddess
Whitecloud, Russell Sydney, Australia Lionheart Publishing Company 1983 0949894001 / 9780949894007 First Australian Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 175mm x 250mm 
Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, sunning to spine and 3cm tear to foot of spine. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 267pp 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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42 Goethe: A Last Universal Genius?
Sebastian Donat and Hendrik Birus Gottingen, Germany Wallstein Verlag 2004 Exhibtion Publication Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 170mm x 240mm 
Very clean, inside and out. Spine not creased. English text.144pp 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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43 Great Goldsmith: The Life of Sir Charles Duncombe
Duncombe, Peter Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia Leonard Communications & Marketing 2001 0646378457 / 9780646378459 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 160mm x 240mm 
Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Age-toning/foxing to edges of page-block. Fffep has been removed - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 311pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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44 Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer
Carolyn Strange and Alison Bashford Canberra National Library of Australia 2008 First Australian Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 175mm x 250mm 
Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 282pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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45 Guilty to Driza-Bone
Fisher, Frank; Tarling, Lowell Melbourne Crown Content 2002 1740950038 / 9781740950039 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 230mm 
Moderate wear to covers. Crease to spine. Small stain to verso of bottom edge of front cover. Author's ink stamp to verso of cover and Publisher's page - otherwise internally clean. 298pp 
Price: 5.00 AUD
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46 Hegel's Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith
Sheridan Palmer Power Publications 2016 0994306423 / 9780994306425 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 230mm 
Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 415pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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47 Henrietta Augusta Dugdale: An Activist 1827-1918
Priestley, Susan Victoria, Australia Melbourne Books 2011 1877096474 / 9781877096471 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 155mm x 235mm 
Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 201pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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48 Henry and June: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin
Nin, Anais Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986 0151400032 / 9780151400034 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 160mm x 235mm 
Unclipped jacket has moderate wear. Book clean. Binding tight. 274pp 
Price: 13.50 AUD
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In Green and Red: The Lives of Frank Ryan, Adrian Hoar
49 In Green and Red: The Lives of Frank Ryan
Adrian Hoar Dingle, Co. Kerrry, Ireland Brandon Books 2004 086322332X / 9780863223327 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 140mm x 220mm 
Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Minor bumping to top corners of cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 300pp 
Price: 22.50 AUD
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50 In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures
Helen Mirren London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2007 0297851977 / 9780297851974 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 195mm x 270mm 
Unclipped jacket has light wear. Book very clean. Binding tight. 272pp 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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