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The Reporter and the Warlords: An Australian at Large in China's Republican Revolution

By: Collie, Craig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027099

ISBN: 1742377971

Condition: Brand New


A brand new unmarked copy. "Set against a background of the birth of mdoern China, this is the true story of Australian journalist W. H. Donald and his role in those turbulent events in the first half of the 20th century." View more info

A Play of Passion: Life of Sir Walter Raleigh

By: Coote, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1993

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027159

ISBN: 0333557417

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread book in "gift quality"condition." As an explorer, pirate, lover, poet, courtier, philosopher and political prisoner, he is a man of timeless fascination - a hero at once glamorous and tragic." View more info

Hitler's Generals

By: Correlli Barnett (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Weidenfeld: 1989

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 030693

ISBN: 1555841619

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, spine sl. concave, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, upper fore-edges with some small marks. View more info

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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

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

British Writers of the Thirties

By: Cunningham, Valentine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 021457

ISBN: 0192826557

Condition: Very Good


Diagonal crease lower right corner front panel, no creasing to spine, tape marks to prelims otherwise internally unmarked and in excellent condition. 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

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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

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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Bernard Malamud : a writer's Life

By: Davis, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025344

ISBN: 0199270090

Condition: Nr. Fine


Apparently unread, unmarked, and in "as new" condition. U.K. media release laid in. View more info

The Recollections of Alexis De Tocqueville

By: De Tocqueville, Alexis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1948

Seller ID: 019937

Condition: Good


Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, edited, with many additions and introduced by J. P. Mayer. Sl. tanning to eps, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, D/W edgeworn, rubbed, faded (now protected) View more info

Heroic Australian Women in War: Astonishing Tales of Bravery from Galliopoli to Kokoda

By: De Vries, Susanna

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Harpercollins: 2004

Seller ID: 013950

ISBN: 0732276691

Condition: Nr. Fine


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At Home with Beatrix Potter : The Creator of Peter Rabbit

By: Denyer, Susan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Australia, Hodder Headline: 2000

Seller ID: 029389

ISBN: 0733611907

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" copy showcasing Hill Top, the seventeenth century farmhouse which remains as Beatrix Potter left it. Inc. extracts from her letters and diaries, and atmospheric photographs from the archives, together celebrating her achievements in the Lake Disrict, which are as valuable a legacy as her popular books. View more info

Darwin

By: Desmond, Adrian;Moore, James R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024339

ISBN: 0718134303

Condition: Very Good


A very good unmarked copy with sl. edgwear to wraps. 808 pps. View more info