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Image for Australians From Everywhere: Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society

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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Heroes Under the Southern Cross: Volume I

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST64

ISBN: 095770237X

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 658g, 192pgs, coloured endpapers. The gripping, inspiring true stories about the courage and self-sacrifice of ordinary Australians and New Zealanders faced with extraordinary challenges, volume I of II, coloured photographs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Heroes Under the Southern Cross: Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST63

ISBN: 095770237X

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 652g, 192pgs, coloured endpapers. The gripping, inspiring true stories about the courage and self-sacrifice of ordinary Australians and New Zealanders faced with extraordinary challenges, volume II of II, coloured photographs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition, 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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William Fletcher

By: Andersen, Trevor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Trevor Andersen:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000248

ISBN: 095921190X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown cloth boards and pictorial dustjacket, undated but suspected first edition, 94pp, weighs 774 gms. This book documents the work of William Fletcher - a painter of still-lilfe, figurative, inner Sydney landscapes and Australian flora. Included are over 70 colour and black and white plates of his work. This is a good tight copy with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and discolouration. Inside front page shows ownership sticker and a small pencil mark, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Jackie After Jack: Portrait of the Lady

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA26

ISBN: 0670881600

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Australia Edition, 625gms, 472 pages. In this much-anticipated sequel to the bestseller Jack & Jackie, Christopher Anderson draws on previously sealed archival material, newly declassified documents, and important sources who agreed to speak out for the first time, to paint a sympathetic yet startling portrait of the former first lady. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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In the Name of Sorrow and Hope

By: Artzi-Pelossof, Noa Ben

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI20

ISBN: 0679450793

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, first American edition, 352gms, 181 pages. Yitzhak Rabin's granddaughter writes about her grandfather, her country and the quest for peace. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, small stamp on inside front page from previous bookseller. Dust jacket is in very good condition with light shelf wear, 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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Footnote People in Australian History

By: Atkinson, Ann (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Broadway, Australia, The Fairfax Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS21

ISBN: 0949707120

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards title written in black on front cover, and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 475gms, 240 pages, yellow coloured endpapers. This book details the lives of forty personalities who were newsworthy in their own day and often had a significant impact on their own times. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with no to very little shelf wear, 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 t... 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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George Robertson: A Publishing Life in Letters

By: Barker, Anthony

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAUS368

ISBN: 0702225126

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 338gms, 225 pages. This book interweaves the personal story of George Robertson, Australia's most significant publisher, with the development and growth of Angus and Robertson through the presentation of selected correspondence. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness

By: Barlett, Donald L.; and Steele, James B.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Viking: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUSA41

ISBN: 0670041564

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first thus, 1470gms, 687 pages. The perfect biography of the weirdest, most fascinating, most god-awful corporate creature you will ever encounter in broad daylight. Book is in fair to good condition with mild page discolouration throughout. Front and rear cover show creasing and bumping to corners and edges. There is a 1-inch tear to the bottom of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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All the Painitings of Caravaggio: The Complete Library of World Art

By: Baroni, Costantino (ed) O'Sullivan, Anthony. Firmin (translated by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Hawthorn Books, Inc: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART39

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards no pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 225gms, 38 pages plus 96 plates, blank endpapers. This book on All the Paintings of Caravaggio is Volume Seven in the Complete Library of World Art. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, very minor page discolouration to some pages, book is covered in clear plastic to protect the boards, stamp from previous bookseller on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Greenwood Hat, The: A Memoir of James Anon

By: Barrie, J. M

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Peter Davis Limited: 1937

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: BIOUK167

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards, dust jacket missing, second Impression, 400gms, 285 pages, blank endpapers. The Greenwood hat is a memoir of James Anon 1885-1887. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, previous owners name inside front cover. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, suffing and light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rise and Rise of Kerry Packer, The

By: Barry, Paul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ultimo, Australia, Bantam Books with ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS26

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, Reprint, 900gms, 544 pages, blank endpapers. In this first book ever written about the man (Kerry Packer) and his family, Paul Barry charts the Packer dynasty's unstoppable rise to power. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Time Warner Books UK: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUK296

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 326gms, 294 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch

By: Bayley, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Abacus: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK253

ISBN: 0349114293

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 274gms, 294 pages. The memoir of author Iris Murdoch. 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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Manet

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, UK, Cassell: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ART150

ISBN: 0304321702

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1060g, 94pgs. Part of a series about the Impressionists. Biography and works of Edouard Manet, includes colour prints. Book is in fair to 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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Real Mrs. Brown, The: The Brendan O'Carroll Story

By: Beacom, Brian

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK319

ISBN: 144475453X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 448gms, 295pgs. This is the magical story of how a loveable Irishman with a wig and a wit as caustic as battery acid surprised everyone - most of all himself - by becoming one of the best-loved comedians in the world. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a very small pen mark to the bottom edge of pages and a large pen mark to the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Milligan: The Life and Times of Spike Milligan

By: Behan, Dominic

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen London: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK303

ISBN: 0413176703

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 474gms, 192 pages. What Behan has set out to do in this haunting and hilarious biography is present Milligan's story and his evolving personality as they emerge from a series of converations he had with Milligan over a period of several months in his 70th year. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info