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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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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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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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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

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Before Night Falls: A Memoir

By: Arenas, Reinaldo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Serpent's Tail: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA2

ISBN: 1852428082

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint edition, 256g, 317pgs. This shocking memoir by Cuban writer, Reinaldo Arenas, is a book about sexual, political and artistic freedom. Arena recounts his childhood in poverty-stricken rural Cuba to his death in New York 4 decades later. He tells of his time as a young rebel fighting for revolution, through his suppression as a writer, his imprisonment and torture and his eventual flight from Cuba. 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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Bono On Bono: Conversations With Michka Assayas

By: Assayas, Michka

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK244

ISBN: 0340832770

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 256gms, 337 pages. For the first time ever, Bono, the greatest rock star in the world, tells his story in his own words. 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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Bridge Across Forever, The: A Lovestory

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUSA2005

ISBN: 0330290819

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 250gms, 270 pages. Book is in good condition with only 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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Running from Safety: An Adventure of the Spirit

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, William Morrow and Company, Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL112

ISBN: 0688127169

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 550gms, 274 pages, blue coloured endpapers. This is a journal of terror and triumph, of forgotten childhood and its keys to grown-up mysteries. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some very mild water damage. Dust Jacket is in good condition with 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. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in sto... View more info

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Further Confessions of the Beachcomber: Adventures on a Queensland Island Paradise

By: Banfield, E. J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS148

ISBN: 0207148457

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 100gms, 178 pages. Further Confessions of the Beachcomber continues the experiences of the author on his secluded tropical island in North Queensland. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear, previous booksellers price tag on back cover, moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS169

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS170

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blast the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS901

ISBN: 0851794157

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 210g, 212pgs. An entertaining and characteristic account of the search for and preparation of a site for the explosion of the first atomic bomb in Australia. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". 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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Bush Bashers

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1982

Edition: First Limp Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS902

ISBN: 0727015745

Condition: Good


Softcover, first limp edition, 366g, 163pgs, illustrated map endpapers. This book continues the story of Len Beadell and his Gunbarrel Road Construction Party who made a network of 4,000 miles of the loneliest roads in the world. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Sep 82". 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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Too Long in the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS900

ISBN: 0851792235

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 186g, 202pgs. This is the story of how Len Beadell made the first road ever to cross Central Australia from east to west. On the way he laid out Giles Met. Station and built the aerodrome there, then went on to skirt the dreaded Gibson Desert. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". 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