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Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK144


Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Ex-library book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition, with plastic cover, otherwise no other pre-loved ma... View more info

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Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK217


Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, ... View more info

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Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, The: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, Lloyd O'Neil P/L: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS290


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 648gms, 349 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Australians From Everywhere: Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kensington, Australia, Bay Books:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS507


Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 1005gms, 280 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The hinge is begin to crack from the text block revealing the webbing at the front endpaper. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Mountbatten: Eighty Years in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK307


Hardcover, first edition, 880g, 224pgs, family tree on endpapers, black & white and colour photographs. There is, as Lord Mountbatten writes, great pleasure to be taken from leafing through a family album. Turn these pages and you will be taken on a journey throughout the twentieth century that no other can rival. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket is in fair condition with modera... View more info

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Hear the Train Blow

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1981

Edition: Expanded Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS414


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, expanded illustrated edition, 758gms, 180 pages. Patsy Adam-Smith's classic autobiography of growing up in the bush. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping, plus some light fading to spine, edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Sometimes Zeppo: A History of the Marx Brothers and a Satire on the Rest of the World

By: Adamson, Joe

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, England, Coronet Books: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001614


Softcover, reprint edition, 346gms, 464 pages. Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Living Free: The Story of Elsa and Her Cubs

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Collins & Harvill Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: NATANI6


Hardcover with green, white and brown illustrated boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 675gms, 146 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. The continuation of George and Joy Adamson's relationship with Elsa, from the time of her mating with a wild lion until her cubs were a year old, is now described in Living Free. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, several small tea... View more info

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I Was Hitler's Reluctant Guest

By: Ahronson, Ellis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ourimbah, Australia, BookBound Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK12


Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 246 pages. I was Hitler's reluctant guest tells the story of how the author and others coped with both the lighter and more tragic moments while being prisoners of war in Nazi Germany during World War 2. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, front cover slightly curled, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Talk Miramax Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA93


Softcover, reprint, 844g, 562pgs. The fascinating story of America's first female Secretary of State. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

By: Alda, Alan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson & Co: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA84


Softcover, first edition, 318gms, 209 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Catherine the Great: Life and Legend

By: Alexander, John T.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI14


Hardcover with maroon and black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 904gms, 418 pages, blank endpapers. An extremely well researched, well organized and judiciously balanced politicalportrait of Empress Catherine II. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Spy Went Dancing, The: My Further Adventures as an Undercover Agent

By: Aline, Countess of Romanones

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA98


Hardcover, first edition, 654g, 319pgs, coloured endpapers. It is 1966: the war has been over for more than twenty years when an ace operative, code name "Tiger," is called out of semi-retirement by the CIA for a crucial mission: to uncover a highly placed NATO mole who is gravely threatening U.S. security. But "Tiger" is no ordinary spy; she is Aline, Countess of Romanones, an internationally prominent socialite who can mix naturally in the right Europea... View more info

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Destroyer Man

By: Alliston, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, (Vic) Australia, Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS55


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 188 pages, illustrated endpapers. John Alliston's modest yet evocative account of naval warfare reveals his deep and passionate love of destroyers, their lean, elegant lines and enormous power. Book is in good condition with very little general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, some minor tears to cover no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other p... View more info

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Actors's Life, The: Charlton Heston: Journal 1956-1976

By: Alpert, Hollis (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, E. P. Dutton: 1978

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA49


Hardcover with blue and white boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,075gms, 482 pages, blank endpapers. Here is a fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, mild page discolouration and fading to dust jacket, mild tearing to jacket no longer than ½ an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl By Aman

By: Aman; Barnes, Virginia Lee; and Boddy, Janice

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR1


Softcover, reprint, 270gms, 349 pages. Aman takes the reader beyond the headlines of a war-torn country to tell the true story of what life is like for a woman in Somalia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl By Aman

By: Aman; Barnes, Virginia Lee; and Boddy, Janice

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR100


Softcover, reprint, 270gms, 349 pages. Aman takes the reader beyond the headlines of a war-torn country to tell the true story of what life is like for a woman in Somalia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Jackie After Jack: Portrait of the Lady

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA26


Paperback, First Australia Edition, 625gms, 472 pages. In this much-anticipated sequel to the bestseller Jack & Jackie, Christopher Anderson draws on previously sealed archival material, newly declassified documents, and important sources who agreed to speak out for the first time, to paint a sympathetic yet startling portrait of the former first lady. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Before Night Falls: A Memoir

By: Arenas, Reinaldo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Serpent's Tail: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA2


Soft cover, reprint edition, 256g, 317pgs. This shocking memoir by Cuban writer, Reinaldo Arenas, is a book about sexual, political and artistic freedom. Arena recounts his childhood in poverty-stricken rural Cuba to his death in New York 4 decades later. He tells of his time as a young rebel fighting for revolution, through his suppression as a writer, his imprisonment and torture and his eventual flight from Cuba. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and te... View more info

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It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life

By: Armstrong, Lance; and Jenkins, Sally

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA176


Softcover, reprint, 314g, 289pgs. Filled with the physical, emotional and spiritual details of his recovery, this book traces the remarkable journey of this great athlete to a singularly inspiring appreciation of the life lived to the fullest. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info