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Winners' Enclosure, The

By: Caulfield, Annie

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, England, Simon & Schuster UK Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS27

ISBN: 0671018019

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 338 pages. Annie Caulfield's Irish family frequently told her a tall tale of an uncle who'd been banished to Australia, found fame and fortune as a jockey and even had a championship cup and a race course named after him. This is her journey to the fact and fiction of this family tale. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, mild page discolorations throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're... View more info

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Portrait of Jane Austen, A

By: Cecil, David

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Company Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK38

ISBN: 0094624003

Condition: Good


Hardcover with bottle green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 800gms 208 pages, black coloured endpapers. This book is intended neither as a straight-forward biographical narrative of Jane Austen's life, nor as a critical study of her as an author, but rather, as Lord David writes, 'an attempt with the aid of material drawn from her letters, her novels and other people's memories of her, to reconstruct and depict her living personality and to explore its relation to her art. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild sh... View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI31

ISBN: 0006374921

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 696gms, 582 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy age-related page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bound Feet & Western Dress

By: Chang, Pang-Mei Natasha

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Bantam Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI27

ISBN: 0553506501

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 188g, 215pgs. This is an exquisitely written dual memoir that tells the story of independent women struggling to emerge from centuries of custom and tradition, a deeply textured portrait which braid's a woman's life in China with the very Western story of a young woman's search for identity and belonging. 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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Charles Chaplin: My Autobiography

By: Chaplin, Charles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Hammersmith, England, Penguin Books Ltd: 1978

Edition: Fourth Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK27

ISBN: 0140025502

Condition: Fair


Paperback, Fourth Reprint, 250gms, 494 pages. From a destitute childhood in Victorian London to fame without frontiers. The greatest comedian of all vividly and unpretentiously recalls on e of the success extravaganzas of the century. Book is in fair condition with moderate to heavy general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to all pages, crease to front cover, thin pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With... View more info

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My Autobiography

By: Chaplin, Charles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Pty Ltd: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK100

Condition: Fair


Paperback, Second Edition, 275gms, 494 pages. From a destitute childhood in Victorian London to a fame without frontiers the greatest comedian of all vividly and unpretentiously recalls one of the success extravaganzas of the century. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear, heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, creasing to the front cover and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Choosing to See: A Journey of Struggle and Hope

By: Chapman, Mary Beth; and Vaughn, Ellen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, USA, Revell: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA182

ISBN: 0800719921

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 384g, 279pgs. In this book, the author unveils her struggle to allow God to write the story of her life after living through a loss she never imagined. Book is in very good, near new, 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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Chanel

By: Charles-Roux, Edmonde

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Collins Harvill: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001741

ISBN: 0002721287

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 582gms, 380 pages plus index. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sheridan's Nightingale: The Story of Elizabeth Linley

By: Chedzoy, Alan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Allison & Busby Ltd: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK32

ISBN: 0749003413

Condition: Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 550gms, 618 pages. In his second biography, Alan Chedzoy presents us with a rich, moving portrait of a woman, first admired then worshipped, but ultimately imprisoned by her beauty, talent and the prevailing mores of the time. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Life and Death in Shanghai

By: Cheng, Nien

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI51

ISBN: 000654861X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 394gms, 496 pages. During China's cultural revolution, Nien was accused of being a British spy and locked in solitary confinement for 6 years. This extraordinary book is the story of her struggle to survive against all the odds, defying her brutal interrogators and steadfastly maintaining her innocence. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small sticker on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lonely Sea and the Sky, The

By: Chichester, Francis

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIONZ4

Condition: Good


Paperback, second printing, 226gms, 398 pages. The autobiography of the man who is truly the old man of the sea. Includes black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Over the Edge: A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Child, Greg

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI133

ISBN: 174051176X

Condition: Fair


Soft cover, first edition, 370g, 284pgs. The dramatic story of four American climbers, held at gunpoint by fanatical militants. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Over the Edge: A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Child, Greg

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI33

ISBN: 174051176X

Condition: Fair


Soft cover, first edition, 370g, 284pgs. The dramatic story of four American climbers, held at gunpoint by fanatical militants. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Ancestors: 900 Years in the Life of a Chinese Family

By: Ching, Frank

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Ballantine Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI33

ISBN: 0449903532

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 652g, 528 pgs. In a work of extraordinary drama and intensity, Frank Ching, formerly a correspondant for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, traces his origins back to the eleventh century. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Girl in the Picture, The: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War

By: Chong, Denise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARVIE17

ISBN: 0743207033

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 346gms, 372 pages. On June 8, 1972, nine year old Kim Phuc, severely burned by napalm, was captured in an iconic photograph, one of the most unforgettable images of the 20th century. This is the story about the photograph, the photographer, Kim Phuc, and the impact on social history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill: Volume 1 - Youth - 1874-1900

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK163

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 1195g, 608pgs. The first volume in the biography of Winston S Churchill. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket is missing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill: Youth 1874-1900 (Vol #1)

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Heinemann: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK339

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and dust jacket, first edition, 1205gms, 608 pages. The first volume in the definitive biography of Winston S. Churchill as written by his son Randolph S. Churchill. This volume covers the years from his birth to his return to England from an American lecture tour on the day of Queen Victoria's funeral in order to embark on his political career. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket is in poor condition with several large tea... View more info

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Puzzles of Childhood, The: His Early Life

By: Clark, Manning

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS398

ISBN: 0140139370

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 200gms, 213 pages. The Puzzles of Childhood is Manning Clarke's first volume in his autobiographical series of books. This is the prequel to The Quest for Grace. 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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Kitchen Privileges: A Memoir

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA169

ISBN: 0743206053

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 398gms, 205 pages. In her long-awaited memoir, Mary Higgins Clark, America's best loved and bestselling queen of suspense, recounts the early experiences that shpaed her as a person and influenced her as a writer. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. 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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Alistair Cooke: The Biography

By: Clarke, Nick

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Orion Books Limited: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK30

ISBN: 0752837095

Condition: Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 500gms, 643 pages. Alistair Cooke is probably most famous for his Letter From America and yet, despite a BBC Career spanning sixty-five years, very little is known about the man behind the microphone, until now. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, some mild soiling to top page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info