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In Green and Red: The Lives of Frank Ryan

By: Adrian Hoar

Price: $18.00  $16.20

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

The Dervish of Windsor Castle: The Life of Arminius Vambery

By: Alder, Lory;Dalby, Richard

Price: $15.00  $13.50

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 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

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

By: Ayres, Philip

Price: $15.00  $13.50

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: $12.00  $10.80

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

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

By: Barnes, Robert

Price: $20.00  $18.00

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

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

By: Bose, Mihir

Price: $15.00  $13.50

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

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Wrecking Crew

By: Caesar Campbell with Donna Campbell

Price: $10.00  $9.00

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

Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer

By: Carolyn Strange and Alison Bashford

Price: $12.00  $10.80

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

Griffith Taylor: Visionary, Environmentalist, Explorer

By: Carolyn Strange and Alison Bashford

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2008

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 012263


Light general wear to covers. Bottom front corner of cover has some creasing and a tiny amount of laminate lifting. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 282pp 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: $15.00  $13.50

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

Edition: First Australian Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007397


Moderate 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: $20.00  $18.00

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: $15.00  $13.50

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

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: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016416


Book very clean. 229pp 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

The Memoirs of Gaius Carley: A Sussex Blacksmith

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

Price: $15.00  $13.50

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: $35.00  $31.50

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

Blood Mystic

By: George Gittoes and Deborah Hart

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019993


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

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Pulling No Punches

By: Hall, Barry with Michael Cowley

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Murdoch Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017987


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 248pp View more info

In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures

By: Helen Mirren

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008603


Unclipped jacket has light wear. Book very clean. Binding tight. 272pp View more info

Cecil Rhodes: A Study of a Career

By: Howard Hensman

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, C. Struik: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition of 1,000

Seller ID: 011213


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 - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Numbered 451 of 1,000. 382pp View more info

Sir Archibald Burt: First Chief Justice of Western Australia 1861-1879

By: J. M. Bennett

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Leichhardt, New South Wales, The Federation Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019879


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 143pp View more info

Sir James Dowling: Second Chief Justice of New South Wales 1937-1844

By: J. M. Bennett

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Leichhardt, New South Wales, The Federation Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019880


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 212pp View more info

A Shrine to the Artist Ian Fairweather

By: James G Lergessner

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: Queensland, James G Lergessner: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016497


Covers have light general wear and creasing to spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 278pp View more info

Rainbow: The Story of Rania MacPhillamy

By: Jennifer Horsfield

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: ACT, Australia, Ginninderra Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012699


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 254pp View more info

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Painting the Island Vermilion: Archibald Watson and the Brig Carl

By: Jennifer M.T. Carter

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019561


Jacket has minimal wear and no tears. A few small spots to fore-edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 279pp View more info

Titanic Survivor: The Memoirs of Violet Jessop - Stewardess

By: Jessop, Violet

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Campbell, ACT, Australia, Boronia Press: 1998

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 009973


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Former owner's inscription to inside of front cover - otherwise internally clean. 238pp View more info

George Bennett: Naturalist, Physician and Bibliophile

By: John B. Hickie

Price: $24.00  $21.60

Publisher: Sydney, Medici Graphics: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014280


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 200pp View more info

Image for Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

By: Joyce Morgan

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, New South Wales, Allen & Unwin: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020199


Very good. Light general wear to covers. Crease to spine but remains square. Internally clean. 338pp View more info

Image for Unstill Life: Art, Politics and Living with Clifton Pugh

Unstill Life: Art, Politics and Living with Clifton Pugh

By: Judith Pugh

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Cromer, New South Wales, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019490


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 360pp View more info

There will be Dancing: The History of a Johnson Family

By: Keats, Susan E

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., FMR: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 018596


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Inscribed by author to former owner on title-page. Binding tight. 553pp View more info

Modern Love: The lives of John and Sunday Reed

By: Kendrah Morgan; Lesley Harding

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020224


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 401pp View more info

George Richard Dibbs, 1834-1904, Premier of New South Wales, Prophet of Unification

By: L. F. Crisp

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Australia, L. F. Crisp: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019302


Light general wear to covers. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's name to title-page. otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 114pp View more info

Bumper: The Life and Times of Frank 'Bumper' Farrell

By: Larry Writer with Douglas Sellick

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Hachette Australia: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020107


Moderate general wear to covers. Crease to spine. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Initials to first page, otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 402pp View more info

Still Here

By: Laurie Carew with Diane Masters

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: East Melbourne, Masters & Carew: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 018404


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Inscribed by Laurie to a friend on title-page. Otherwise internally clean. 86pp View more info

The Melody Lingers On: Biography of Tarlton Rayment

By: Lynette Young

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Melbourne, The Hawthorne Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018894


Jacket has moderetate general wear, a few very small tears to top edge and a very small loss to top rear adjacent to spine. Some foxing to front and spine of jacket. Minimal marking to cloth. Internallt very clean. Binding tight. 121pp View more info

Archibald Liversidge: Imperial Science under the Southern Cross

By: MacLeod, Roy; MacLeod, Roy

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Sydney University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018338


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Intrenally clean. 637pp View more info

Heart of Gold: The life of benevolent solicitor Bruce Miles OAM

By: Malcolm Brown

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bruce Miles Foundation: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019874


Jacket has minimal general wear plus a tiny hole to rear fore-edge. Book very clean. Binding tight. 198pp View more info

Australia's Brilliant Daughter: Ellis Rowan - Artist, Naturalist, Explorer

By: Margaret Hazzard

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Richmond, Victoria, Greenhouse Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011986


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 View more info

Faithfull: An Autobiography

By: Marianne Faithfull; David Dalton

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown & Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019105


Jacket very tatty with tears and substantial losses. Protected in loose Mylar cover. Edges of page-block have foxing and some marks. Moderate slope to spine. Small name of former owner to top of ffep. MFs signature has bled through to the reverse of the ffep and slightly on to the half-title page. Text and plates clean. Binding tight. Signed boldly in texta (felt pen) to ffep 'Love Marianne Faithfull X'. Signed in the presence of the former owner in Sydney in the 1990s. ... View more info

Big Jim: the life and work of James Stirling

By: Mark Girouard

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020020


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Minimal foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 323pp View more info

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An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark

By: McKenna, Mark

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Miegunyah Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020085


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 793pp View more info