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Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile

By: Anderson, Geraint

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, England, Headline Publishing: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BUSGEN40

ISBN: 0755346165

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 618g, 304pgs, illustrated enpapers. This book is a no-holds-barred account of life in London's financial heartland and breaks the Square Mile's code of silence to reveal explosive secrets bout what life is really like in the devious, murky and often corrupt heart of Europe's biggest money market. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Prison Diary, A: Bellmarsh - Hell (Volume 1)

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: TRU137

ISBN: 0330418599

Condition: Good


Paperback, first thus, 144gms, 259 pages. This is volume #1 in Jeffrey's prison diary memoirs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Prison Diary, A: Wayland - Purgatory (Volume 2)

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: TRU138

ISBN: 033041884X

Condition: Good


Paperback, first thus, 174gms, 310 pages. This is volume #2 in Jeffrey's prison diary memoirs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 1852428082

Condition: Good


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 tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 1865086797

Condition: Good


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

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Live From the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad

By: Arnett, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1994

Edition: First US Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: WAR90

ISBN: 0671755862

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US hardcover edition (leatherbound first edition was published by The Easton Press at an earlier date), 824gms, 463pgs. Peter Arnett is undeniably the dean of his generation's war correspondents, a breed apart. This book covers his journalistic career over thirty-five years in the world's war zones. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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In the Name of Sorrow and Hope

By: Artzi-Pelossof, Noa Ben

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI20

ISBN: 0679450793

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, first American edition, 352gms, 181 pages. Yitzhak Rabin's granddaughter writes about her grandfather, her country and the quest for peace. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, small stamp on inside front page from previous bookseller. Dust jacket is in very good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mary Kay

By: Ash, Mary Kay

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA107

ISBN: 0060926015

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 186g, 197pgs. The success story of America's most dynamic businesswoman. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bono On Bono: Conversations With Michka Assayas

By: Assayas, Michka

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK244

ISBN: 0340832770

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 256gms, 337 pages. For the first time ever, Bono, the greatest rock star in the world, tells his story in his own words. Book is in good condition with mild 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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Persuasion (with A Memoir of Jane Austen)

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC4000

ISBN: 0140246878

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 210gms, 399 pages. Includes the novel 'Persuasion' but also 'A Memoir of Jane Austen' by J.E. Austen-Leigh. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bridge Across Forever, The: A Lovestory

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA2005

ISBN: 0330290819

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 250gms, 270 pages. Book is in good condition with only 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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George Robertson: A Publishing Life in Letters

By: Barker, Anthony

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAUS368

ISBN: 0702225126

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 338gms, 225 pages. This book interweaves the personal story of George Robertson, Australia's most significant publisher, with the development and growth of Angus and Robertson through the presentation of selected correspondence. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness

By: Barlett, Donald L.; and Steele, James B.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Viking: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUSA41

ISBN: 0670041564

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first thus, 1470gms, 687 pages. The perfect biography of the weirdest, most fascinating, most god-awful corporate creature you will ever encounter in broad daylight. Book is in fair to good condition with mild page discolouration throughout. Front and rear cover show creasing and bumping to corners and edges. There is a 1-inch tear to the bottom of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Greenwood Hat, The: A Memoir of James Anon

By: Barrie, J. M

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Peter Davis Limited: 1937

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: BIOUK167

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards, dust jacket missing, second Impression, 400gms, 285 pages, blank endpapers. The Greenwood hat is a memoir of James Anon 1885-1887. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, previous owners name inside front cover. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, suffing and light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS169

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS170

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rise and Rise of Kerry Packer, The

By: Barry, Paul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ultimo, Australia, Bantam Books with ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS26

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, Reprint, 900gms, 544 pages, blank endpapers. In this first book ever written about the man (Kerry Packer) and his family, Paul Barry charts the Packer dynasty's unstoppable rise to power. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Abacus: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK253

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 274gms, 294 pages. The memoir of author Iris Murdoch. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Time Warner Books UK: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUK296

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 326gms, 294 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Real Mrs. Brown, The: The Brendan O'Carroll Story

By: Beacom, Brian

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK319

ISBN: 144475453X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 448gms, 295pgs. This is the magical story of how a loveable Irishman with a wig and a wit as caustic as battery acid surprised everyone - most of all himself - by becoming one of the best-loved comedians in the world. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a very small pen mark to the bottom edge of pages and a large pen mark to the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info