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Stolen Children, The: Their Stories

By: Bird, Carmel (ed)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: INDAUS19

ISBN: 0091836891

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 240gms, 194 pages. Includes extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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My Autobiography

By: Bird, Dickie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK46

ISBN: 0340684577

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 700gms 367 pages, blank endpapers. Dickie Bird's retirement was an international event shown on millions of TV screens and covered in newspapers throughout the world. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Emma, Lady Hamilton

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $7.50

Publisher: S.A, Geneva, Heron Books: 1969

Edition: Collection

Seller ID: BIO26

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green leatherette boards with gold pattern, a collection edition, 400gms, 193 pages, green with gold illustrated designed endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and minor yellow marks through the centre of book. Hard cover is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and mild damp marks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Emma, Lady Hamilton

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $7.50

Publisher: S.A, Geneva, Heron Books: 1969

Edition: Collection

Seller ID: BIO25

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green leatherette boards with gold pattern, a collection edition, 400gms, 193 pages, green with gold illustrated designed endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Hard cover is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Emma, Lady Hamilton

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $7.50

Publisher: S.A, Geneva, Heron Books: 1969

Edition: Collection

Seller ID: BIO46

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green leatherette boards with gold pattern, a collection edition, 400gms, 193 pages, green with gold illustrated designed endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a very small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front blank page. Hard cover is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cilla Black: Through the Years - My Life in Pictures

By: Black, Cilla; Barrow, Tony (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Headline Book Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK8

ISBN: 0747209189

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 625gms, 160 pages, blank endpapers. In Through the Years- Published to mark her 30th anniversary in the entertainment business and the release of her new album- Cilla Black chronicles in words and pictures her remarkable and long-lasting career. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some slight page discolouration on the page edges. Dust jacket is in very good condition with very little shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Holding Up the Sky: An African Life

By: Blackburn-Wright, Sandy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Millers Point, Australia, Pier 9: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS343

ISBN: 1921208236

Condition: Fine


Large softcover, first edition, 988gms, 518 pages. This is the story of a young Australian woman's complex love affair with Africa and it's people. Sandy Blackburn-Wright lived and worked in South Africa between 1988 and 2003 - years coinciding with some of the nation's most tumultuous and significant events, including the release of Nelson Mandela. Book is in fine, near new condition. View more info

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Out of Africa

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Guild Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAFR14

Condition: Good


Hard cloth cover, not issued with dust jacket, first thus, 1200gms, 288 pages, yellow endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. This is a special edition of the classic autobiography written by Karen Blixen and eventually made into a movie. This edition colour and black and white photos, illustrations, and other decorative pieces. Boards and cover are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, a small marking on the front from where a sticker has been removed, and some mild water marks to rear cloth, otherwise no other pre... View more info

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Out of Africa (and Shadow on the Grass)

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR91

ISBN: 0140085335

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 266gms, 351 pages. This is Karen Blixen's (aka Isak Dinesen) story and love affir with Africa, and specifically Kenya where she moved to with her husband to plant coffee in 1913. Also includes 'Shadow on the Grass'. 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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Thirst for Life, A: With an Accent of Cricket

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder and Stoughton: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK64

ISBN: 0340770503

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Paperback Edition, 300gms, 421 pages. A Thirst for Life is a vibrant evocation of this ebullient, eloquent and irresistible Englishmen. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Madam Secretary

By: Blood, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA94

ISBN: 0312171803

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 618g, 276pgs. The biography of America's first female Secretary of State. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition, with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Who Will I Be When I Die?

By: Boden, Christine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS287

ISBN: 1863717331

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 234g, 178pgs, includes a foreword by Mike Munro. For many, Alzheimer's is a mystery disease affecting old people. Christine Boden was 46 when she was diagnosed and this is the story of her emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the the three years since then. 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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For the Time Being: Collected Journalism

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, UK, Penguin Book Group, The: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK218

ISBN: 0140273867

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 260g, 312pgs. A dazzling selection of writings - essays, criticisms, reviews, fragments of autobiography - by one of Britain's most admired authors and actors. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Particular Friendship, A

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, UK, Penguin Book Group, The: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK219

ISBN: 0140126449

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 142g, 200pgs. Selected from Dirk Bogarde's letters, this book reveals the unexpected side of a great actor and film star. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Postillion Struck By Lightning, A

By: Bogarde, Dirk

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, UK, Penguin Book Group, The: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK222

ISBN: 0140105387

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 174g, 268pgs. Volume one of his bestselling autobiography. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Goldfish Bowl, The: Married to the Prime Minister 1955-1997

By: Booth, Cherie; Haste, Cate

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK, Chatto & Windus: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK165

ISBN: 0701176768

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 622g, 321pgs, coloured endpapers. The stories of the spouses at No. 10 Downing Street, from the 1950s to the 1990s. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with some discolouration and moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Margaret: The Untold Story: The Life and Loves of Britains Last Real Princess

By: Botham, Noel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Blake Hardbacks Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK75

ISBN: 1857820789

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 550gms, 285 pages, blank endpapers. Author Noel Botham has spent more than ten years researching the secret life of Princess Margaret to come up with this shatteringly frank account of her life behind palace walls. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Margaret: The Untold Story

By: Botham, Noel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Blake Hardbacks Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK199

ISBN: 1857820789

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 626gms, 285 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Botham's Book of the Ashes: A Lifetime Affair with Cricket's Greatest Rivalry

By: Botham, Sir Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI58

ISBN: 1845964918

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 478gms, 237pgs, grey endapers. In this book, Sit Ian takes you on a ride through a lifetime's relationship with cricket's oldest and most treasured prize, revealing just how it has shaped his life and how he has helped to turn it into the contest it is today. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lion Called Christian, A: The Enchanting True Story of Three Friends and Their Remarkable Reunion

By: Bourke, Anthony; and Rendall, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: Expanded and Updated Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS289

ISBN: 0593063309

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, expanded and updated edition, 364g, 188pgs, white endpapers. This book relates how Anthony and John bought a boisterous lion club in 1969, living together in Chelsea where Christian became a local celebrity, before Christian was relocated to Kenya. It also documents their incredible reunion a year later. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a pen marking from a previous owner that has been crossed out with texta on the inside front endpaper. Boards and dust j... View more info