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In Green and Red: The Lives of Frank Ryan

By: Adrian Hoar

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Dingle, Co. Kerrry, Ireland, Brandon Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017010


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Minor bumping to top corners of cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 300pp View more info

Briefwechsel Der Bruder Jacob Und Wilhelm Grimm Mit Karl Lachmann - Volumes I II

By: Albert Leitzmann (Herausgegeben)

Price: $90.00  $81.00

Publisher: Jena, Germany, Verlag Der Frommannschen Buchhandlung (Walter Biedermann): 1927

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition of 800 Copies

Seller ID: 011433


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 View more info

The Dervish of Windsor Castle: The Life of Arminius Vambery

By: Alder, Lory;Dalby, Richard

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Bachman and Turner: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011075


Clipped jacket has heavy general wear, chipping to edges and sunning to spine and front. No real tears. Tape re-inforcement to inside of head and foot of jacket spine. Moderate wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to top edge of page-block. Front endpaper map page has former owner's details plus some feint pencil impressions. A 1cm tear to last page - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 512pp View more info

The Andy Warhol Diaries

By: Andy Warhol and Pat Hackett (Editor)

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 018905


Jacket has moderate general wear and a tiny nick at head of spine. No real tears. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding sound. 807pp View more info

The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling : His Life and Works

By: Angus Wilson

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002310


Jacket has sunning to spine and adjacent areas. Tape marks to flaps. Minor tape marks to endpapers. Light foxing and marks to fore-edge of page block. Internally clean and binding tight. 370pp View more info

The Last Emperor of China: Prisoner of History

By: Anna Hestler

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, FormAsia Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019607


Jacket has moderate general wear and minor age-toning. Some bumping to bottom front of jacket and cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 111pp View more info

Behind a Velvet Light Trap: A Filmmaker's Journey from Cinesound to Cannes

By: Anthony Buckley

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Prahran, VIC, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019930


Minimal wear to jacket. Book very clean. Signed to title-page thus: 'Enjoy the Read, Tony Buckley'. Binding tight. 406pp View more info

One Man and His Dog

By: Anthony Richardson

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, George A Harrap & Co: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019316


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a 5mm tear to bottom rear and a few small nicks. Foxing to edges of page-block. Tape stains to feps.Inscription to front pastedown. Minimal foxing to preliminaries plus some moderate foxing to last few pages. Binding tight. 251pp View more info

Bellow

By: Atlas, James

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Faber and Faber: 2001

Edition: First UK Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 003898


Light general wear to covers. Spine has fine creasing but is still flat. Internally clean. 686pp View more info

Prince of the Church: Patrick Francis Moran, 1830-1911

By: Ayres, Philip

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The MIegunyah Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014459


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 367pp View more info

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Saladin

By: Azzam, Abdul Rahman

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Harlow, United Kingdom, Pearson Education: 2009

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 017523


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Former owner's name and number to half-title page - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 277pp View more info

The Civilized Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell & Australian Aboriginals

By: Baker, D. W. A.

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018168


Light general wear to covers. Soft crease to bottom corner of front cover. Short crease to corner of page 87. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 213pp View more info

An Unlikely Leader: the life and times of Captain John Hunter

By: Barnes, Robert

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Australia, Sydney University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 017412


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed to an author acquaintance by author on title-page. Otherwise internally clean. 329pp View more info

Under Siege

By: Belinda Neil

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Harlequin Mira: 2014

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 018884


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 280pp View more info

Raj, Secrets, Revolution: A Life of Subhas Chandra Bose

By: Bose, Mihir

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Norwich, England, Grice Chapman Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014449


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 326pp View more info

Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916: The View from Downing Street

By: Brock, Michael; Brock, Eleanor

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016524


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 417pp View more info

The Last Dandy, Ralph Barton

By: Bruce Kellner

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: USA, University of Missouri Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018531


Jacket has moderate general wear and a couple of tiny losses (5mm x 5mm max.). Small price label remnant to ffep - otherwise book very clean. Binding tight. 270pp View more info

Wrecking Crew

By: Caesar Campbell with Donna Campbell

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Macmillan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017891


Covers have light general wear. Spine not creased. Please note that the marks to the margins of the half-title and title pages are part of the book design. 277pp View more info

Bombay to Bloomsbury: A Biography of the Strachey Family

By: Caine, Barbara

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Paper Edition

Seller ID: 014703


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internlly clean. 488pp View more info

Double Helix, Double Joy: David Danks, the Father of Clinical Genetics in Australia

By: Carolyn Rasmussen with Alister Danks

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Melbourne, The MIegunyah Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 014281


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 327pp View more info

Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer

By: Carolyn Strange and Alison Bashford

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2008

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 016413


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 282pp View more info

G. F. Watts

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010418


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. View more info

Thomas Dunckerley: A Remarkable Freemason

By: Chudley, Ron

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Lewis Masonic: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009980


Jacket has light wear. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 188pp View more info

The Long Arm: A Biography of a Northern Territory Policeman

By: Clark, Hugh V

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Canberra, Roebuck Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015331


Jacket has moderate general wear and is protected in loose Mylar cover. Light foxing to edges of page-block. Three ink stamps of former owner to preliminaries - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 84pp View more info

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Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: A Ghost Story and a Biography

By: Clifton Crais; Pamela Scully

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019124


Jacket has minimal wear and no tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Book very clean. Binding tight. 232pp View more info

The Three Lives of Gavan Duffy

By: Cyril Pearl

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018817


Jacket has moderate general wear and some minor chipping. Minor foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 237pp View more info

Dame Roma: Glimpses of a Glorious Life

By: Dame Roma Mitchell and Susan Magarey (Editor)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Axiom Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019876


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 366pp View more info

T.W. Edgeworth David: A Life

By: David Branagan

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019463


Covers have light general wear plus a short crease to top front corner. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 648pp View more info

Revolutionary Imperialist: William Smith O'Brien 1803-1864

By: Davis, Richard Perceval

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia, Crossing Press: 1998

Edition: First Australian Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007397


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed by author to title-page. Internally clean. 392pp View more info

Smoky Dawson : A Life

By: Dawson, H. H.

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 011724


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tear. Light wear to cloth. Inscription 'To my pal Joyce.' plus a doodle/sketch of mountains and sunrise.signed Smoky Dawson 1913 - 1985 (date of publication). Internally clean. Binding tight. View more info

Norman Baird: A Spark Within

By: Denigan, Kathleen

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Cairns, Queensland, Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015881


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Small feint ink stamp to title page and small label remnant to last page - otherwise internally clean. Includes CD. 81pp View more info

Media Man : The Life and Times of Dennis Merchant OAM

By: Dennis Merchant

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Australia, Dennis Merchant: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019237


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Gift inscription to ffep, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 319pp View more info

Open Wide, Please : Said Dr Frank Fredericks

By: Dr Frank Fredericks

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001475


Jacket clipped, worn, torn, chipped and with some losses. Previous owner's name to FEP and yellowing to page extremities. 223pp View more info

Great Goldsmith: The Life of Sir Charles Duncombe

By: Duncombe, Peter

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia, Leonard Communications & Marketing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017423


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 View more info

Mary Gilmore: a Tribute

By: Dymphna Cusack, T. Inglis Moore and Barry Ovenden

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australasian Book Society: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004046


Clipped jacket has heavy wear, several tears. Loss to top of spine. Light wear to boards. Age-toning and light foxing to edges of page block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 223pp View more info

Nothing Prepared Me!

By: Edna Eckford Quilty

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Caloundra, Queensland, Edna Eckford Quilty: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018200


Jacket has minimal wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 281pp View more info

Lord Nelson, Uncle Oliver and I: The Life and Death of Oliver Bainbridge

By: Edwin Wilson and Patricia Wightley (Research)

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Lane Cove, New South Wales, Woodbine Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019165


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 392pp View more info

Awakening: Four Lives in Art

By: Eileen Chanin and Steven Miller

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016416


Book very clean. 229pp View more info

A Moveable Feast

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Edition: Book of the Month Selection Reprint

Seller ID: 004716


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 View more info

All My Yesterdays: A Mosaic of Music and Manufacturing

By: Ernest Wunderlich

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019254


Jacket has heavy general wear, several tears, small losses and some foxing. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Minimal foxing to endpapers, otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 103pp View more info

Splints to Silk

By: Francis Walsh AM, QC

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Hunter Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019873


Almost as new condition. 334pp View more info

Once More on My Adventure: The Life of Frank Hurley

By: Frank Legg and Toni Hurley

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008815


Unclipped jacket has moderate wear and minor chipping/browning to edges. Moderate wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page block. Gift inscription to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 227pp View more info

The Schoolgirl Ethic: The Life and Work of Angela Brazil

By: Freeman, Gillian

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005411


Unclipped jacket has moderate wear and foxing. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. Light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp View more info

The Memoirs of Gaius Carley: A Sussex Blacksmith

By: Gaius Carley and Francis W. Steer (editor)

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, Moore and Tillyer: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 019127


Unclipped jacket has some age-toning (mainly to spine) and a few small nicks. Some foxing to top edge of page-block. Former owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 74pp View more info

Joseph Banks and the English Enlightenment: Useful Knowledge and Polite Culture

By: Gascoigne, John

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016370


Moderate general wear to jacket. No tears. Two feint tape marks to each fep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 324pp View more info

Edmund Barton: The One Man for the Job

By: Geoffrey Bolton

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019881


Jacket has minimal general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 385pp View more info

Blood Mystic

By: George Gittoes and Deborah Hart

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019993


Light general wear to covers. Internally very clean. Binding good. 399pp View more info

The Life of Vice-Admiral Bligh Volume II

By: George Mackaness

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1932

Seller ID: 011633


Unclipped jacket has heavy general wear, including several small tears and small losses to rear top edge. An area water damage to rear of jacket and associated soiling to cloth. Front of jacket presents as 'good'. Foxing to edges of page-block. Off-set browning to feps and scatterd foxing throughout, mainly to margins. Binding tight. 401pp View more info

Marconi

By: Giuseppe Bucciante (Editor)

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Rome, Dedalo Editore:

Edition: Numbered 218 of 500 Numbered Copies

Seller ID: 008630


Cloth has moderate wear plus age-toning to spine. Heavy foxing to edges of page block. Illustrated ffep has a couple of staple holes and a tiny associated loss. Some minor rust marks from staples to following fep. Internally some foxing to edges encroaches on margins but otherwise clean. Pages 171 to 174 are extant but were never sewn in (supplied loose). View more info

When the Wind Changed: The Life and Death of Tony Hancock

By: Goodwin, Cliff

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books: 2000

Edition: First Paper Editiion

Seller ID: 009184


Covers have moderate general wear plus creasing to spine (remains quite square). Age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. 595pp View more info