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Oxford Companion to Australian Cricket, The

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI25

ISBN: 0195535758

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1565gms, 640pgs. Ideal for cricket lovers, this is an indispensable reference book as detailed, intimate and absorbing as the sport it celebrates. The book includes biographies, statistics, controversies and anecdotes contributed by the likes of Richie Benaud, Ian Chappell and Geoff Lawson. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. 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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Aches and Pains

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Orion Books Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000293

ISBN: 0752825186

Condition: Very Good


Softcover book, first edition, 79pp, weighs 96gms. Maeve Binchy's wonderful mixture of humour, common sense, and anecdote will advise on everything from baring your body, elastic stockings and giving up drink to cheering things about chest pains. When this book was originally published all royalties went to the Arthritis Research Campaign. 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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No Tern Unstoned: Musings at Breakfast

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HUM14

ISBN: 0733314449

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 274gms, 232pgs. This is a wonderfully entertaining collection of Tim Bowden's wry observations of the world around him, past and present. 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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Carter Bros. And Dad

By: Carter, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Australian Antinque Trader, The: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS127

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 126 pages. This is a book of fun and anecdotes about the people, (characters one and all), to be found within, and on the fringes of, the second hand and antique business during the period 1950 to 1966. Book is in very good condition with mild 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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One Year Off: Leaving It All Behind for a Round-the-World Journey With Our Children

By: Cohen, David Elliot

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, Travelers' Tales, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA47

ISBN: 1885211651

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 378g, 292pgs. The remarkable story of one family's decision to trade their home for the road. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, texta scribble on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Perfect Journey, The: It's Not Where You go, Its the Way That You Do it

By: Dale, David

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Picador: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA2

ISBN: 0330362801

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 200gms, 298 pages. In the Perfect Journey, David Dale analyses the forces that make travel an addiction. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, moderate to heavy page discoloration, no other pre-loved marks. 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 over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Colours of Kangaroo Island: 100 Stories of the People and Places That Make Up Its History

By: Dudley Writers Group (compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia, Dudley Writers Group KI Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST152

ISBN: 0959936726

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 135 pages. The 100 stories in this book are presented under a symbolic number, to indicate a good-sized collection. 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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Catch Me a Colobus

By: Durrell, Gerald

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK139

ISBN: 0006344623

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 130gms, 221 pages. Another pot-pourri of animal anecdotes based on hectic days at the author's Jersey zoo. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, small stamp from previous owner on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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2500 Anecdotes for All Occasions

By: Fuller, Edmund

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Dolphin Books: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: REF183

Condition: Good


Paperback, first thus, 294gms, 495 pgs. For the right story at the right time - here is a collection of the world's wittiest stories arranged and classified for instant reference. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Played Strong, Done Fine: The Jack Gibson Collection

By: Gibson, Jack; and Heads, Ian (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paddington, Australia, Lester-Townsend Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOLEA16

ISBN: 094985316X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 474gms, 151 pages. Within the pages of this book are the success secrets of one of the High Priests of Australian sport, Jack Gibson. It includes the best of Gibson's quotes, sayings and witticisms, gathered over 20 years and covering territory all the way from Aristotle to Arthur Beetson. 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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Played Strong, Done Fine: The Jack Gibson Collection

By: Gibson, Jack; and Heads, Ian (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Randwick, NSW, Australia, Ironbark: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOLEA13

ISBN: 094985316X

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 474gms, 151 pages. Within the pages of this book are the success secrets of one of the High Priests of Australian sport, Jack Gibson. It includes the best of Gibson's quotes, sayings and witticisms, gathered over 20 years and covering territory all the way from Aristotle to Arthur Beetson. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. The inside front endpaper has been removed and the inside front title page has become partially loose, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mars and Venus Together Forever

By: Grey, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder and Stoughton: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SELREL2

ISBN: 0733603599

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint edition, 420gms, 262 pages. Brimming with lively anecdotes, revealing exercises, witty aphorisms, and profound common sense, this book will help you keep the love alive. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. 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 your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Penguin Book of Ashes Anecdotes, The: 1882-2005

By: Haigh, Gideon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI43

ISBN: 0143005286

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 374gms, 375pgs. This book collects hundreds of the best stories from more than 260 publications to create the fullest, fieriest and funniest account of these two nations divided by a common game. Book is in very 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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Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

By: Hardy-Rix, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Law Printer: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU63

ISBN: 0724184465

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bushman Who Laughed Again, The

By: Howcroft, Wilbur G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Hutchinson of Australia: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST139

ISBN: 0091483905

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 256gms, 117 pages. This book is a miscellany of outback observations, yarns, anecdotes, fables, bush ballads and buffoonery, all with a distinct Australian flavour and disposition. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and mild fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Outback

By: Keneally, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST109

ISBN: 0340336692

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 986gms, 256 pages, illustrated map endpapers. In this book Thomas Keneally presents outback Australia through a series of vivid character sketches and anecdotes. The text is supported by photographs from Gary Hansen and Mark Lang. 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 mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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PreHistory of the Far Side, The: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000404

ISBN: 075150419X

Condition: Good


Softcover with pictorial cover, reprint, 992gms, 288 pages. In this, the 10th anniversary of drawing The Far Side, Larson reveals some of the background, anecdotes, foibles, and behind the scenes experiences related to his cartoon panel. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. A very good solid copy of good reading quality. View more info

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PreHistory of the Far Side, The: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit

By: Larson, Gary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Warner Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: COMIC19

ISBN: 075150419X

Condition: Good


Softcover with pictorial cover, reprint, 992gms, 288 pages. In this, the 10th anniversary of drawing The Far Side, Larson reveals some of the background, anecdotes, foibles, and behind the scenes experiences related to his cartoon panel. 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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There's Always More the the Story: John Law's Favourite Australian Stories

By: Laws, John; Stewart, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST55

ISBN: 1405036281

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated illustrated cover, First Edition, 425gms, 401 pages, coloured red endpapers. There's Always More to the Story is a collection of extraordinary real-life anecdotes selected by John Laws and Christopher Stewart. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, moderate page discoloration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Management Contradictionary, The

By: Marks, Benjamin; Marks, Rodney; and Spillane, Robert

Price: $11.50

Publisher: South Yarra, Australia, Michelle Anderson Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BUSMGT8

ISBN: 0855723734

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 180gms, 125 pages. This book defines the real meaning of over 1,000 management terms. As a funny business tool kit, it provides anecdotes to obfuscation and ammunition with with to fight obscurantism. Defend yourself against the jargon and the cliches of business and government. Book is in very good, near new condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info