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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

Ancient Towns in Israel

By: Abramsky, Samuel

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, World Zionist Organization: 1963

Edition: Presume First Edition

Seller ID: 031629

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, upper fore-edges with sl. foxing. D/W intact with some trifling marks (now protected in removable archival plastic cover). 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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How Bad Writing Destroyed the World: Ayn Rand and the Literary Origins of the Financial Crisis

By: Adam Weiner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York & London, Bloomsbury Academic: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031618

ISBN: 1501313118

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent, as new, condition. 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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Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens

By: Aitken, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: In assn. With State Library of NSW, University of New South Wales Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031828

ISBN: 174223464X

Condition: Nr. Fine


A superbly produced book drawing on the unparalleled collections of the State Library of NSW showcasing Australian garden-making in all its richness and diversity through a stunning and intriguing mix of paintings, sketches, photographs and prints, from popular culture to high art. An exquisite unmarked "gift quality" book 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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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East (ALA Notable Books for Adults)

By: Anderson, Scott

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2013

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 031752

ISBN: 038553292X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Endpaper maps, 578 pps inc. index 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

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

Carrick Hill : Heydays of the Haywards 1940-1970

By: Argent, Jill (et al)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: South Australia, Friends of Carrick Hill: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031125

ISBN: 0646544934

Condition: Nr. Fine


First published 2010, this revised edition published 2012. Sir Edward and Lady (Ursula) Haywood gifted their home, Carrick Hill, to the South Australian government in 1982. This book is designed to convey the life of the Haywards, their family, friends and staff for several decades from 1940. 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

The Letters of Ludwig Leichhardt. The Hakluyt Society Second Series. 3 Volumes

By: Aurousseau, M. (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 019925

Condition: Very Good


D/W with minimal edgewear, spine sl. tanned (now protected). Presented as a three volume set in excellent condition. View more info

John Llewelyn Jones: Australia's forgotten painter

By: Auty, Giles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031843

ISBN: 0646348868

Condition: Very Good


A very good unmarked copy which "tells the fascinating story not only of a forgotten painter but of a largely forgotten and unexplored yet important era of art history." View more info

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Oriental Costume

By: Ayer, Jacqueline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1974

Seller ID: 009898

ISBN: 0289703492

Condition: Very Good


D/W with sl. edgewear, tear to upper front flap fold (now protected). "...divided into several sections which deal in turn with the different aspects of society in the major periods of Indian, Japanese and Chinese history...twenty-eight full-colour plates reveals an arresting elegance of regal dress and theatrical costumes, and over 600 black and white drawings illustrate costume styles from figurines of the early Indus Valley civilization to modern Chinese industrialists and from the footwear of traditional Japanese society to the coats of nomadic tribes in North India." View more info