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The World Book of Georges

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Halbert's Family Herigate:

Seller ID: 023994

Condition: Good


PO name/date, Ten or so pages sl. wavy but no apparent water damage, Spine sl. faded. View more info

Australia : As Painted By Percy F. S. Spence and Described By Frank Fox in 1910

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Vantage House: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 026306

ISBN: 0868980285

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile edition of the first editiono published by Adam & Charles London in 1910. PO gift inscription, small remainder star to lower fore-edges. Endpaper maps, lovely colour plates. View more info

Glimpses of Life in Victoria: By 'A Resident' (Ethics in Public Life series)

By: "A Resident"; Hancock, Marguerite (introduced by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030271

ISBN: 0522847021

Condition: Very Good


First published anonymously in 1872, but when John Hunter Kerr died two years later, the obituaries which appeared in the Argus and the Age both named him as the book's author. This is an unmarked copy of the 1996 reprint complete with original ribbon marker. Sl. edgewear to lower spine. D/W intact with corresponding edgewear to lower spine and sl. fading to spine. View more info

Albion : The Origins of the English Imagination

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Chatto & Windus: 2002

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025848

ISBN: 1856197212

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Discovers the roots of English cultural history in the Anglo-Saxon period, and traces it through the centuries." View more info

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Fashion's Double: Representations of Fashion in Painting, Photography and Film (Dress, Body, Culture)

By: Adam Geczy; Vicki Karaminas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Bloomsbury Academic: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029473

ISBN: 0857857118

Condition: As New


"Examines how meanings are projected onto garments through their representation, whether in painting, photography, cinema or online fashion film, conveying identity and status, eliciting fascination and desire." Written for students and scholars alike, Fashion's Double will appeal to anyone studying fashion, cultural students, art theory and history, photography, sociology, and film." View more info

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Shopping in Style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance

By: Adburgham, Alison

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 009429

ISBN: 0500012059

Condition: Nr. Fine


D/W with sl. edgewear, surface laminate lifting from top left corner back panel (now protected). View more info

Goose Green : a battle is Fought to be Won

By: Adkin, Mark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1992

Seller ID: 029868

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly bumped corners. D/W intact and unclipped. "Without a doubt, Goose Green, with its wide research - including the collected views and comments of more than 45 veterans of all ranks and from both sides - is a major contribution to British military history." View more info

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Dance History : An Introduction

By: Adshead-Lansdale, Janet; Layson, June

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London & New York, Routledge: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 029246

ISBN: 041509030X

Condition: Fine


An unmarked as new copy. "Originally published in 1983, the first edition of Dance History rapidly established itself as a core text. Now fully revised and updated it remains the only book to address the rationale, process and methodologies specific to the study of dance history." View more info

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Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Melcher Media: 2009

Seller ID: 028587

ISBN: 0060899182

Condition: Nr.Fine


Part illustrated memoir, part social history, this book provides an intimate look at Albright's life through the brooches she wore - her collection being both international and democratic with dime store pins sharing her jewel box with designer creations and family heirlooms. This is an unmarked copy in "gift quality" condition View more info

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We Declare : Landmark Documents in Ireland's History

By: Aldous, Richard; Puirseil, Niamh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2008

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024058

ISBN: 1847246729

Condition: Brand New


"Presented in chronological order and embellished with images of the actual documents alongside transcripts of the key passages, each chapter of this book explains the background and impact of the words that have shaped Irish history." View more info

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The Sack of Rome: How a Beautiful European Country with a Fabled History and a Storied Culture Was Taken Over by a Man Named Silvio Berlusconi

By: Alexander Stille

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2006

Edition: First/first Printing

Seller ID: 029747

ISBN: 159420053X

Condition: As New


An unmarked apparently unread book in "gift quality" condition. "No novelist could have invented the outlandish Silvio Berlusconi and only Alexander Stille could haved unveiled with such wit and insight the ominous meaning of his rise to power. At once hilarious and chilling, The Sack of Rome is a wildly entertaining and deeply disturbing study of power politics as show business." (Ronald Steel, back cover). View more info

We Are What We Stand On: A Personal History of the Eltham Community

By: Alistair Knox

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Eltham, Australia, Adobe Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030009

ISBN: 0949909009

Condition: Very Good


Diagonal crease to back panel. It was Alistair Knox, in his beloved Eltham, that changed conservative Australians from regarding all earth building as mud huts and gradually coming to think of them as elegant Adobe residences. View more info

Strawberries

By: Allardice, Pamela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hill of Content: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021778

ISBN: 0855722061

Condition: Nr. Fine


A truly delicious book showcasing this most favourite of fruit, including its history, folk tales, culviation, delicious recipes - sweet, savoury and intoxicating, poetry and literature.. View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010570

ISBN: 1858910757

Condition: Nr. Fine


"A facsimile of J. Romilly Allen's classic attempt to form a theory of the origin and development of Celtic art in Britain and Ireland." View more info

Australia Today : Missionaries of Civilisation : The Commercial Travellers' Association of Victoria

By: Allison, Brian; Shepherd, Loretta

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Melbourne: 2007

Seller ID: 028330

ISBN: 0734038720

Condition: Very Good


24 page catalogue of a Cultural Collections Exhibiton held at the Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne, July - October 2007. Minimal shelfwear to wraps, unmarked. Wonderful illustrations especially Australia Today posters " artfully luring the English immigrant". View more info

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Fair Helen : a Veritable Account of 'Fair Helen of Kirkconnel Lea' Scrieved By Harry Langdon

By: Andrew Greig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Quercus Publishing Plc: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029909

ISBN: 0857381911

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Striking like a sword nto the extraordinary history of the Borderlands, Greig's vital prose renders the Border Ballad Fair Helen of Kirkconnel Lea as a breathless romance, a stirring adventure, and a memento mori." View more info

Bondi Icebergs : an Australian Icon

By: Andrews, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Saint. Peters, NSW, Australia, B. B. International: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012720

ISBN: 0646433628

Condition: Nr. Fine


The easiest swiming club in the world to join - and the hardest to remain a member! Swimmers have to plung into the icy waters on at least three out of every four Sundays for five successive winters." View more info

Last dinner on the Titanic : Menus and Recipes from the Great Liner

By: Archbold, Rick; McCauley, Dana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027691

ISBN: 1864482508

Condition: Very Good


PO name to half title page. Patterned endpapers, beautiful illustrations, interesting snippets of Titanic gossip, even a suggested reading list, as well as the recipes. A book for all Titanic history buffs. View more info

My Promised Land : The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel

By: Ari Shavit

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne & London, Scribe Publications: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030135

ISBN: 192510625X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, no creasing to spine, faint creasing to lower right corner front panel. View more info

Berta Distillerie : The Sheer Charm of the Finer Things

By: Arzu,Elena; Archimode, Elio

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Italy, 2009

Seller ID: 023857

Condition: Nr. Fine


English text. Beautifully produced visual publication 154 pps covering the history, museum, grappas, nature park, villa, The Guild of Italian Distillers and the Berta team. View more info