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Toyo : a Memoir

By: Chan, Lily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2012

Seller ID: 028240

ISBN: 1863955739

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

Wild Swans : Three daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung; Halliday, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 024605

ISBN: 0002153572

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, fore-edges with some foxing. D/W with sl. edgwear (now protected in removable clear archival cover) and minimal foxing. View more info

Oliver Messel: A Biography

By: Charles Castle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Seller ID: 030795

ISBN: 0500234345

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. Foreword by ir John Gielgud. "I attempted to use every device to make as much magic as possible" (Oliver Messel). View more info

Life and Death in Shanghai

By: Cheng, Nien

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press Inc.: 1987

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 026208

Condition: Very Good


ISBN shown as 0802112056 which is invalid. "This book is a factual account of what happened to me during the Cultural Revolution. The events are recorded in chronological order, just as they occurred." PO name ffep, small mark to front board, D/W with minimal edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

The Coloured Lands

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sheed & Ward: 1938

Edition: First, Pub. November 1938

Seller ID: 004772

Condition: Very Good


"...crammed with the things you would have got from Chesterton had you been his week-end guest. There are fairy stories with his own illustrations, comic verse, satirical ballads, caricatures of himself, an introduction to the Study of Demonology, fantastic pictures in many colours, black and white illustrations of curious themes..." Green cloth boards with light edgewear, numerous sketches, superb colour plates. Illus D/W (now protected). View more info

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The Day John Died

By: Christopher Andersen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 030880

ISBN: 0688172032

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with a slightly slanted spine. View more info

Painting as a Pastime

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 022064

Condition: Good


Beige cloth boards unevenly faded, PO name ffep plus mark where prev. price sticker removed. D/W edgeworn, creased, piece missing lower edge back panel (now protected View more info

Ciano's Diary: 1937-1943

By: Ciano, Galeazzo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028984

ISBN: 1842124765

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition, faint reading crease to spine. View more info

Leonaardo Da Vinci

By: Clark , Kenneth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030888

Condition: Fine


A magnificent book, unmarked and apparently unread, presented in original dark brown cardboard slipcase. View more info

James Beard : A Biography

By: Clark, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1997

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 019396

ISBN: 1898697655

Condition: Nr. Fine


"James Beard's ebullient personality, genuine culinary skills and tireless self promotion made him the first American to become a major food celebrity." Foreword by Julia Child. Published in the U.S. with the title The Solace of Food : A Life of James Beard. View more info

Hymn to Murder

By: Clarkson-Bradley, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.K., Self-publishing Association: 1991

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to P0 By Author

Seller ID: 011945

ISBN: 1854211099

Condition: Very Good


The author's business card is stapled to ffep. View more info

Napoleon

By: Cleare, C. R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putman's Sons: 1927

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005468

Condition: Good


Orange cloth boards with black title and decoration, cnrs bumped, age darkened strips on feps, small 'lump' front pastedown which has left a tiny indentation in following pages to about page 22, coloured frontis, internally tight and clean, D/W darkened and edgeworn with some loss to spine ends (now protected). A lovely little book View more info

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Tiger's Eye: A Memoir

By: Clendinnen, Inga

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 026692

ISBN: 0743206002

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, remainder mark to lower fore-edges. View more info

Tarab : Travels with My Guitar

By: Cleves, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Transit Lounge Publishing: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020919

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unread book with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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Kink : a Straight Girl's Investigation

By: Clifford-Smith, Stephanie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021688

ISBN: 1741759129

Condition: Near Fine


Fascinated by fetishes, the author assumed an identity, put an ad in the local paper, and infiltrated the scene. She thought nothing could shock her, but it did. The results of her investigation are mind boggling, hilarious, sometimes creepy and always absolutely fascinating." View more info

Gamelife: Memoir of a Childhood

By: Clune, Michael W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 029042

ISBN: 1925240258

Condition: As New


"It is a brilliant account of a boy discovering his own mental powers and the magic of an electronic world he can escape into while riding the shockwaves of adolescence, his parents' divorce, and his apprenticeship in the world of perception." An unmarked, as new copy. View more info

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The Book That Changed My Life: 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate the Books That Matter Most to Them

By: Coady, Roxanne J.; Johannessen, Joy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Gotham Books: 2006

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 027947

ISBN: 1592402100

Condition: As New


A lovely book with white cloth spine, silver title to spine, uncut side fore-edges - in "gift quality" condition. View more info

Flavius Josephus: The Jew Who Rendered Unto Caesar

By: Coburn, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019808

ISBN: 0234776900

Condition: Very Good


D/W price-clipped. View more info

Steadfast Knight: A Life Of Sir Hal Colebatch

By: Colebatch, Hal G. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Arts Center Pr: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012127

ISBN: 1920731393

Condition: Nr. Fine


Unread, small crease to top left corner back panel. Foreword by Geoffrey Blainey. View more info

The Life and Letters of Raja Rammohun Roy

By: Collet, Sophia Dobson (edited by Dilip Kumar Biswas and Prabhat Chandra Ganguli)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Sadharan Brahmo Samaj: 1962

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 023011

Condition: Good


Tan cloth boards unmarked and in very good condition, PO name/details ffep, fore-edges tanned, small diagonal creases to top corner some pages where PO has folded to mark page, page 279 with total nine words underlined, two other pages have small (2cm) mark in margin (562 pps). D/W edgeworn with pieces missing upper spine and large piece missing lower spine (remnants now protected). View more info