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Image for Relish : the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer Victorian Celebrity Chef

Relish : the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer Victorian Celebrity Chef

By: Cowen, Ruth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2006

Seller ID: 028008

ISBN: 0753821966

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Before Ramsay, Rhodes or Oliver there was Alexis Soyer: best-selling author, entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, secret bigamist and colleague of Florence Nightingale." A very good unmarked copy. View more info

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Visiting Picasso : The Notebooks And Letters of Roland Penrose

By: Cowling, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 2006

Seller ID: 025294

ISBN: 0500512930

Condition: Brand New


" Fascinated by the spectacle, relishing the intrigues and offering an exceptionally well-informed appreciation of Picasso's art, Penrose makes the perfect observer - a Samuel Pepys at the court of King Pablo." View more info

In Memoriam : Letters and Poems of Richard Crawley

By: Crawley, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Printed for Private Circulation:

Edition: Presumably First and Only Edition

Seller ID: 029912

Condition: Good


Richard Crawley (1840-1893) was a Welsh writer and academic best known for his translation of Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War. This volume was printed by the desire of a small group of relatives and fiends as a tribute to his memory. No date of publication shown. Pale green boards, gilt title remains bright, endpapers tanned, `foxing to prelims and fore-edges, B & W frontis remains clear. View more info

The Last of Spring

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029128

Condition: Good


Some wear to red cloth boards but gilt title to spine remains bright. Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges red, others tanned. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, loss to spine tail, insect activity to flap folds, but the lovely illustration by Biro is worth preserving. View more info

Image for Traitors and Turncoats : Twenty Tales of Treason from Judas Iscariot to Burgess, Philby and Maclean

Traitors and Turncoats : Twenty Tales of Treason from Judas Iscariot to Burgess, Philby and Maclean

By: Crofton, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2009

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028983

ISBN: 1848660111

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" b ook View more info

Journeys into night

By: D. E Charlwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hudson: 1991

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to Po By Author

Seller ID: 031301

ISBN: 0949873373

Condition: Good


A gently read copy with sl. shelfwer to wraps. Inscribed to previous owner by the author. View more info

Secular Who's Who : A biographical directory of Freethinkers, Secularists, Rationalists, Humanists and others involved in Australia's Secular Movement from 1850 onwards.

By: Dahlitz, Ray

Price: $25.00

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 020292

Condition: Near Fine


No publication date, C. 1990s. View more info

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Collingwood : a love Story

By: Daley, Paul (compiled and Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Victory Books (Melbourne University Press): 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030672

ISBN: 0522858805

Condition: Brand New - Fine


"A multi-generational saga of football, love, war, forgiveness and identity." An unmarked brand new copy. View more info

The Secret Life of Salvador Dali

By: Dali, Salvador/Parinaud, Andre

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Dasa Editions, N.V.: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031619

ISBN: 8485814126

Condition: Very Good


English language, translated by Haakon L. Chevalier. An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine. View more info

Claude Lorrain (Masters of World Painting Series)

By: Daniel, Sergei

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1986

Seller ID: 031516

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with crease to upper left corner back panel. 12 pages of text, biographical outline, and wonderful tipped in colour plates. View more info

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Muhammad Ali Handbook

By: Dave Zirin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, M Q Publications: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030343

ISBN: 1846011558

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Was: A Pastime from Time Past

By: David Daiches

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030095

ISBN: 0500011265

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, last fep with top corner cut away. View more info

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

By: David Gilmour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 030467

ISBN: 0374187029

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, small remainder dot to lower fore-edges, front board with a small mark also but, obviously, covered by a very good, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

By: David L. Roll

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 030377

ISBN: 0199891958

Condition: Very Good


PO gift inscription ffep but o/w unmarked and in excellent condition - appears unread. View more info

Image for Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years

Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years

By: David Litt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2017

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 031025

ISBN: 0062568450

Condition: As New


An unmarked "as new" copy. "An outstanding, hilarious, and precise memoir, and an excellent account of what it felt like to work for the second to last president of the United States" (John Mulaney, back panel blurb). View more info

The Story of Changi - Singapore

By: David Nelson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Singapore, Changi Publication Co: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029630

ISBN: 0950324302

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Unity Mitford: A quest

By: David Pryce-Jones

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030825

ISBN: 0297771566

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. D/W price-clipped. "In her way, Unity Mitford bridged Hitler's ignorance of England and the English character. That someone like her had Hitler's ear at the height of his power makes an astonishing story in itself - a story of hero-worship and fanaticism on her part, mixed with curiosity and opportunism on his." View more info

A Bone of Fact

By: David Walsh

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2014

Edition: Art

Seller ID: 030568

ISBN: 1742612911

Condition: As New


An unmarked "as new" book "wherein David Walsh, MONA owner, investories his pretensions as 'art, science, maths, smartarse, penis narcissist' and adds author to this tally." View more info

Black Star: A View of the Life and Times of Kwame Nkrumah

By: Davidson, Basil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011195

ISBN: 0713905115

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, some spotting to upper fore-edges, no other apparent defects. View more info

Perfection She Dances : a true Story of love, Drugs and Prison in Modern China

By: Davies, Robert H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia: 2001

Edition: First Australian Printing

Seller ID: 020593

ISBN: 0732270863

Condition: Very Good


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