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Great Sporting Moments: The Best Images of the 20th Century

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Custom Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPO17

ISBN: 1876719664

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 1725g, 383pgs. World Cups, Granbd Finals, Olympic Games, Test matches, Australian Opens and Melbourne Cups...Great Sporting Moments records a century of sport as caught through the lenses of News Limited's cameras. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Hand Painted Porcelain: The Australasian Porcelain Art Teachers' Collection 1991

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001737

ISBN: 0864174438

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 850gms, 144 pages. This pictorial exposition of the works exhibited at the Australasian Porcelain Art Teachers Exhibition and Convention held in Sydney in September 1991 is an authoritative guide to the artistry and craftsmanship of porcelain artists during the late 20th century. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-Century Phrase and Fable

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Cassell Publishers Limited: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: REF196

ISBN: 0304349402

Condition: Good


Softcover, third edition, 1035gms, 662 pages. This book sets out to explore the origin and meaning of a vast range of words, phrases, stories and events, starting from the year 1900. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Fifties in Pictures, The

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bath, UK, Parragon Book: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS86

ISBN: 1405495227

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 686g, 256pgs, coloured endpapers. One of a series of books that together provide a comprehensive pictorial history of the 20th century, decade by decade. Book is in good condition with mild 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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Western Australian Art: A Seleciton of Early Works from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection

By: Anderson, Roderick

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Perth, Australia, Heytesbury Holding Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART42

ISBN: 0949389013

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 325gms, 80 pages. This is a collection of early artworks that are in Robert Holmes a Court's private collection. Book is in good condition with very mild general wear and tear, the glue on front cover has lost its hold on the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Place in the World Called Paris, A

By: Barclay, Steven (ed)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, Chronicle Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000826

ISBN: 0811805867

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 570gms, 168 pages. This book is an unprecedented gathering of the 20th century's most distinguished writers, each revealing a special facet of the City of Light. This anthology of more than 170 short excerpts from fiction, poetry, essays and memoirs presents fresh and unexpected views of Paris. It includes contributions from: Kafka; Capote; Kramer; Debussy; E.B. White; and Maya Angelou. Book is in very good, near fine condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild sh... View more info

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Encyclopedia of 20th Century Air Warfare, The: The Complete Reference to 20th Century Air Combat

By: Bishop, Chris (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Silverdale Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR1

ISBN: 1856056007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 2700gms, 512 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front blank page. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000... View more info

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Battle of Britain: A Day-By-Day Chronicle (10 July 1940 to 31 October 1940)

By: Bishop, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Quercus: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO202

ISBN: 1847249841

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1410gms, 391 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the definitive account of 20th century Britain's 'finest hour' from a master of popular historical narrative. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Short History of the 20th Century, A

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS94

ISBN: 0143006142

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 612gms, 560 pages. This book from celebrated historian Geoffrey Blainey takes us on an incredible global journey through a tempestuous hundred years. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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World's Great Bombers, The

By: Chant, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Grange Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR5

ISBN: 1840133392

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1175gms, 176 pages. This book describes the development of the bomber throughout the 20th century, exploring the background and service record of the world's most important bomber types. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. And if... 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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Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!: A Vision of the 20th Century as It Happened

By: Clarke, Arthur C.; and Macauley, Ian T. (ed)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, England, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA33

ISBN: 0002246988

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 388gms, 558 pages. The most visionary and versatile thinker of his age gathers together in a single volume his most significant and prophetic non-fiction writings to present a personal view of the twentieth century. 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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Fragile Peace, The: The Eventful 20th Century (Reader's Digest)

By: Cochrane, James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Readers' Digest: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS58

ISBN: 0864493991

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1020g, 160pgs, illustrated endpapers. Chronicles the two dizzying decades that followed the cataclysm of the First World War. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Fragile Peace, The: The Eventful 20th Century (Reader's Digest)

By: Cochrane, James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, The Reader's Digest Association: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS107

ISBN: 0864493991

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1020g, 160pgs, illustrated endpapers. Chronicles the two dizzying decades that followed the cataclysm of the First World War. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

Image for Obedience or Choice: The Major Issues of the Modern World

Obedience or Choice: The Major Issues of the Modern World

By: Cowie, Russell

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Milton, Australia, The Jacaranda Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS110

ISBN: 070162065X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 994g, 532pgs. This book encourages students to interpret human motivation and to see historical events as human reactions to other events. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Cover shows some light discolouration and some bumping to corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Center

By: Darton, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Basic Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA19

ISBN: 0465017274

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 275gms, 241 pages. In Divided We Stand, Eric Darton chronicles the life of this billion-dollar building, using it as a lens through which to view the broader 20th century trend toward urbanized, global culture. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, small pen inscription on inside front page, 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. ... View more info

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Brief History of Fighting Ships, A: Ships of the Line and Napoleonic Sea Battles 1793-1815

By: Davies, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA23

ISBN: 1841194697

Condition: Fine


Softcover, reprint, 222g, 201pgs. From 1793 to 1815 were the years of the Napoleonic wars - a period of change and upheaval comparable to the world wars of the 20th century. This is the story of one of the keys to that great conflict, the Ship of the Line - the beautiful but deadly battleships that waged the war at sea. Book is in fine condition. View more info

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Way We Lived, The: The Eventful 20th Century (Reader's Digest)

By: Douglas-Cooper, Helen; and Kerr-Jarrett, Andrew (eds)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, England, The Reader's Digest Association Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS106

ISBN: 0864493983

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1000g, 160pgs, illustrated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Scoops and Swindles: Memoirs of a Fleet Street Journalist

By: Draper, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tolworth, England, Buchan & Enright Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK51

ISBN: 0907675735

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 450gms 310 pages, blank endpapers. Horrific, sad, often very funny, here is the story behind what goes into the daily papers and- more significantly- what often doesn't. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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War of the World, The: History's Age of Hatred

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Allen Lane: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR163

ISBN: 0713997087

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1415gms, 745 pages, blue endpapers. From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the Cold War, the 20th century was by far the bloodiest in all human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and intensity of its violence when, thanks to the advances of science and economics, most people were better off than ever before? Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only ligh... View more info