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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

ISBN: 0333265580

Condition: Fair


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 markings. 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

ISBN: 0333265580

Condition: Good


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, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0858359154

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0333265580

Condition: Good


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 moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket shows heavy chipping, a few small tears to corners and one large 2-3inch tear to front side. Title... View more info

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There Was a Ship: Patsy Adam-Smith's Story of Her Years at Sea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS64

ISBN: 0170062627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint, 942gms, 239 pages. This is Patsy Adam Smith's sequel to 'Hear the Train Blow' which covered her life up until she left for the war as a young girl. This book picks up where the first left off. We learn of Patsy's love affair with the sea and ships and particular with the small ketches that no longer trade around our Australian coastline. Book is in good condition with only minor age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear... 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

ISBN: 0340188073

Condition: Good


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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I Was Hitler's Reluctant Guest

By: Ahronson, Ellis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ourimbah, Australia, BookBound Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK12

ISBN: 1876231351

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 140504831X

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0091921066

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0195052366

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 039913509X

Condition: Good


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 European circles and charm people into saying more than they intend to. She is the perfect operative to beat the mole at his own dea... View more info

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Sum of Our Days, The: A Memoir

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Harper Collins Publishers: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA4

ISBN: 006155183X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown and orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 596g, 301pgs, with brown endpapers. In this heartfelt memoir, Isabel Allende reconstructs the painful reality of her own life in the wake of tragic loss - the death of her daughter, Paula. Narrated with warmth, humour, exceptional candor, and wisdom, this memoir is a portrait of a contemporary family, bound together by the love, fierce loyalty, and stubborn determination of a beloved, indomitable matriarch. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dus... View more info

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My Invented Country: A Memoir

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 2003

Edition: First English Translated Edition

Seller ID: BIOSA5

ISBN: 0007163118

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first English translated edition, 354g, 199pgs. 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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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOSA6

ISBN: 0006548563

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first thus, 252g, 330pgs. In December 1991, Allende's daughter Paula, aged 28, fell gravely ill and sank into a coma. Faced with the loss of her child, Allende turned to the thing she does best - to her storytelling - to sustain her own spirit, and to convery to her daughter the will to survive. 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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Paula

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOSA7

ISBN: 0006550320

Condition: Fair


Paperback, first thus, 198g, 330pgs. In December 1991, Allende's daughter Paula, aged 28, fell gravely ill and sank into a coma. Faced with the loss of her child, Allende turned to the thing she does best - to her storytelling - to sustain her own spirit, and to convery to her daughter the will to survive. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page. Front wrap has a 1-inch tear near the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 0909104816

Condition: Good


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 pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 0525050302

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0747520224

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0747520224

Condition: Good


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