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Image for Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China

Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China

By: Bill Porter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA., Counterpoint: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030411

ISBN: 1582435405

Condition: Very Good


PO presentation sticker to first page but otherwise unmarked and appears unread (no creasing to spine). "Porter takes readers to places few Westerners have ever ventured. He weaves together historical background, interviews with Zen masters, and translations of the earliest known records of Zen, along with personal vignettes." View more info

J. M. Barrie and the Lost Boys

By: Birkin, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Futura: 1980

Seller ID: 011656

ISBN: 0708819400

Condition: Very Good


PO sticker, pages age tanned. "The absorbing, touching story of the extraordinary relationship been the author of Peter Pan and the five Davies boys who were his joy, his grief, and his inspiration." View more info

Jumping over the Wheel

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 017739

ISBN: 186373564X

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author, John Gough, Chairman, and Phillip Brass, Managing Director. The story of Pacific Dunlop, one of the most unusual companies in Australian business history. It began as a maker of bicycle tyres in the depression of 1893, became the main manufacturer of motor car tyres, before diversifying into such things as Peters ice-cream, Birds Eye frozen foods, Slazenger and Dunlop sporting equipment. View more info

Not Paradise: Four Women's Journeys beyond Survival

By: Blay, Anna Rosner

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hybrid Publishers: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018827

ISBN: 1876462272

Condition: New


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Faulker : a Biography Volumes 1 and 2

By: Blotner, Joseph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1974

Edition: Presume First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 025156

ISBN: 0701120460

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked and in very good condition. D/Ws both with sl. water damage (now protected in removable clear archival plastic covers). View more info

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Reading Women

By: Bollmann, Stefan; Fowler, Karen Joy (foreword by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Merrell Pub Ltd: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030007

ISBN: 1858943329

Condition: Nr. Fine


Internally unmarked "gift quality" book marred only by a small chip to front panel which is covered by the dust jacket. "Brings together a compelling selection of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs of women reading by a diverse group of artists from the Middle Ages until today." View more info

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Rare Bird of Fashion : The Irreverent Iris Apfel

By: Boman, Eric; Koda, Harold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029068

ISBN: 0500513449

Condition: Nr. Fine


With an introduction by Harold Koda and an autobiographical text by Iris Apfel, 158 pps - a wonderfully visual, inspirational book in "gift quality" condition. View more info

Heniek : a Polish Boy's Coming of Age in India During World War II

By: Bonshek, Anna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Prana World Publishing: 2009

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 031221

ISBN: 0646523031

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, no creasing to spine, creasing to top left corner back panel and a few pages following. "The story of Henry Bonshek is one that could easily be mistaken fo being ripped straight form the pages of a history book. It's the tale of one man's experience during the most devastating period in world history." View more info

Keith : Till I Roll over Dead

By: Booth, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1995

Seller ID: 017854

ISBN: 0747241236

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly tanned, sl. shelfwear, internally unmarked, binding tight, inc. plates. View more info

Diane Arbus : Eine Biographie

By: Bosworth, Patricia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munchen, Schirmer/Mosel: 1984

Edition: GERMAN LANGUAGE EDITION

Seller ID: 007002

ISBN: 3888141508

Condition: Very Good


A gently read copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

A Time of Secrets

By: Bowen, Michael

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Pie in the Sky Publishing: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026797

ISBN: 0975207806

Condition: Very Good


A brand new, unread copy with small crease to upper right corner front panel View more info

Bomber : From Vietnam to hell and Back

By: Bower-Miles, Tony 'Bomber'; Whittaker, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 023155

ISBN: 1405039353

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread, unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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Inside George Orwell: A Biography

By: Bowker, Gordon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 027176

ISBN: 031223841X

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, small bump to lower edge back panel. - "Orwell comes alive with all his shortcomings as well as strengths." View more info

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The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus

By: Bredin, Jean-Denis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1994

Seller ID: 022134

ISBN: 0807611751

Condition: Very Good


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Writing Dangerously : Mary McCarthy and Her World

By: Brightman, Carol (edited and with an Introduction by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Lime Tree: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024081

ISBN: 0413458210

Condition: Very Good


A very good unmarked copy, D/W price-clipped (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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Time Exposure: The Life of Broderick Haldane, Photographer, 1912-1996

By: Broderick Haldane; Roddy Martine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Arcadia Books: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029466

ISBN: 1900850117

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with age tanned pages and minimal shelfwear to wraps. "The original society paparazzo, snapping the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson in exile, Charlie Chaplin and a youthful John F. Kennedy." (Sunday Times) View more info

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A man of all Tribes : the life of Alick Jackomos

By: Broome, Richard; Manning, Corinne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Aboriginal Studies Pr: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018717

ISBN: 0855755016

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unread book in excellent condition. View more info

Michelangelo: Biography of a Genius

By: Bruno Nardini

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Giunti Editore: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028554

ISBN: 8809012526

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

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After the Fireworks: A Life of David Ballantyne

By: Bryan Reid

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Auckland University Press: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029985

ISBN: 1869403274

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to PO by author but o/w unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

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The Plot : a Biography of an English Acre

By: Bunting, Madeleine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 2009

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024711

ISBN: 1847080855

Condition: Very Good


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