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Wicked Wit of Jane Austen, The

By: Austen, Jane; and Enright, Dominique (compiled by(

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Michael O'Mara Books Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LITHIS4

ISBN: 1854796526

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 338g, 162pgs, blue endpapers. This is an absorbing collection of Jane Austen's sharpest, most profound and amusing observations on human nature, money, marriage, life and society. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gaia: Journey Into Vanishing Worlds

By: Berry, Mark (intro & verse)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Global Art in Action: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISNAT24

ISBN: 1891024159

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1855g, 144pgs, blank endpapers. This book takes us to the remote tropical rain forests of Madagascar, Brazil, South Africa, Peru, Hawaii, and Costa Rica with fashion photographer Paige Deponte and writer Mark Perry. Haunting, sometimes raw, imagery offers a compelling yet unsentimental portrait of these rare and beautiful ecosystems, and the environmental degradation brought about by human activity. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with... View more info

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China: The Land and the People: The History, The Art, and the Science

By: Buchanan, Keith; Fitzgerald, Charles. P.; Ronan, Colin. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI16

ISBN: 0517544946

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 2,200gms 520 pages, blank endpapers. China, the land of contradictions, the land of tranquil landscapes and changeless tradition, the land of rapid change and social upheaval, the land of enormous human potential, the old China and the new China- for so many years hidden from us by its cultural isolation, its language, the cryptic nature of its political crises, our own fears, and yet so essential for us in the west to understand. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition wi... View more info

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Fulghum, Robert

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Grafton Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SEL10

ISBN: 0246136599

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 400gms, 214 pages. From tongue-in-cheek insight into human nature, the author goes on to open our eyes to the wonder in everyday life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and mild discolouration with one small stamp, 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 b... View more info

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Wisdom of the Elders

By: Knudtson, Peter; Suzuki, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCI55

ISBN: 186448599X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 250gms, 232 pages. Wisdom of the Elders explores the beliefs about the delicate relationships between humans, nature and the environment held by two traditions commonly thought to be diametrically opposed: Western Science and the age-old wisdom of indigenous peoples around the world. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, 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 ... View more info

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Closing Hell's Gates: The Death of a Convict Station

By: Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS265

ISBN: 1741751497

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 312gms, 312 pages. This book recounts the stories of the people who lived in Australia's most notorious penal station, and in so doing reveals some startling insights about human nature when it is pushed to extremes. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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In Search of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

By: McNally, Raymond T.; and Florescu, Radu R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: California, USA, Renaissance Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LITCRI6

ISBN: 1580631576

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 568g, 283pgs. The true-life origins and cultural impact of the classic horror story. An insight into human nature and the true character of evil. Book is in good condition with very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mountain Tails: The Lives and Loves of My Animal Neighbours

By: Munro, Sharyn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wollombi, NSW, Australia, Exisle Publishing Limited: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: NATANI61

ISBN: 1921497203

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with flaps, first edition, 165 pages, weighs 242gms, signed by author on title page. Sharyn Munro lives alone on her mountaintop refuge, surrounded by nothing but the Australian bush. As the only human resident, she has developed a keen interest in the lives and loves of her animal neighbours and it is their stories that she shares with us now. From quolls to kookaburras, snakes to kangaroos, spiders to koalas, Sharyn has encountered them all. As her sole companions for 6 years, they have provided a wealth of material that Sharyn has captured in both words and drawings. Book is in ve... View more info

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Dancing to Armageddon

By: Palmer, Martin

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL313

ISBN: 1855381850

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 218gms, 189pp. Drawing on a diversity of sources from the Bible to TV advertisements, this book explores the many contradictions in our beliefs about human nature and development. 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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Evolution Explosion, The: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change

By: Palumbi-Stephen R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, W W Norton & Company, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCI47

ISBN: 0393020118

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 494gms, 277 pages. While the ecological impact of human technology has been well publicised, the evolutionary consequences of antibiotic and antiviral use have been largely unexplored. Palumbi examines these practical and critical aspects of modern evolution with a simple, yet forceful style that contains both an urgent message and a sense of humour. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached... View more info

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How the Mind Works

By: Pinker, Steven

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCI50

ISBN: 0140244913

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 412gms, 660 pages. This book explains what the mind is, how it evolved, and how it allows us to see, think, feel, interact, enjoy the arts and ponder the mysteries of life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration 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 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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How the Mind Works

By: Pinker, Steven

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCI56

ISBN: 0140244913

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 412gms, 660 pages. This book explains what the mind is, how it evolved, and how it allows us to see, think, feel, interact, enjoy the arts and ponder the mysteries of life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration 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 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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World Steam Locomotives

By: Robins, James. G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRATRA7

ISBN: 0851796591

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 300gms, 52 pages, illustrated endpapers. As man's first departure from reliance on nature for propulsion, and as a means by which large areas of the globe were opened up to civilised existence, the steam locomotive retains a special significance in the human story. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Mild shelf wear to board edges. 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... View more info