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THANK GOD FOR THE REVOLUTION: A Journey Through Central America, Coxsedge, Joan
1 Coxsedge, Joan THANK GOD FOR THE REVOLUTION: A Journey Through Central America
Leichhardt, N.S.W., Australia Pluto Press 1986 0949138053 / 9780949138057 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 175pp., plus (iii). Illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates (some images are very confronting). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Art-illustrated (Joan Coxsedge) card wrapper lightly bumped and pressure-marked only. Textblock flecked and mildly splotched, else good. Joan Coxsedge was a member of the Labor Party in the Victorian State Parliament when, in November 1984, she travelled to Central America as part of an Australian trade union delegation. "In this book, I will try to give some idea of the impact this visit had on me . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword by Noam Chomsky (should be compulsory reading), Introduction, Part 1/ Mexico. 2/ El Salvador. 3/ Nicaragua. Conclusion, In Solidarity, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE COLLECTIBLE BARBIE DOLL, Fennick, Janine
2 Fennick, Janine THE COLLECTIBLE BARBIE DOLL
London/Sydney New Burlington/Sandstone 1996 1875986766 / 9781875986767 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
144pp., intext, colour illustrations throughout, enough to make 'Barbie' doll collectors drool. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Boards nominally bumped only. Leaves clean. Illustrated [a 'Barbie' montage], loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. " . . . the ultimate book for fans of the doll world's amazing phenomenon - Barbie. Since her 'birth' in 1959 she has successfully changed with the times, keeping up to date with the latest fashions, and staying faithful to her only boyfriend - Ken . . . " Contents include: Intro., 1959-Birth of Barbie, A work in progress, Hairstyles galore, 1960's-The World of Mod, Meet Barbie's friends, 1970s-Barbie comes to life, 1980s-Career girl, Starting your own collection, more. Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 1.15KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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WEST OTWAYS NARROW GAUGE: The Story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. Gauge Railway and Its Connecting Tramways, Houghton, Norm
3 Houghton, Norm WEST OTWAYS NARROW GAUGE: The Story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. Gauge Railway and Its Connecting Tramways
Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia The Light Railway Research Society of Australia 1973 First Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
56pp., including covers. Intext b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates and line-drawn maps. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples firm. Illustrated card wrapper randomly flecked, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The Otway Ranges in south-west Victoria, Australia, were made available for selection from the mid-1880s but it was some years before the rail lines began to snake through the magnificent timber stands in the area. This is the story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. gauge railway and connecting tramways . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Colac and the Foothills, The Climb from Gellibrand, The Ridge, Closure, Acks., Appendix, more. Book weight approx. 115g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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A DECADE OF DISSENT: Vietnam and the Conflict on the Australian Homefront, Langley, Greg
4 Langley, Greg A DECADE OF DISSENT: Vietnam and the Conflict on the Australian Homefront
North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin 1992 1863731598 / 9781863731591 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 232pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, plus several cartoon illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The time of the Vietnam War was a time of conflict and change in Australia, as it was in the United States, with widespread protests against the war. Young men were jailed for refusing to fight. The protest movements grew, and in May 1970 moritoriums in Australia drew more than 200,000 people opposing the war and conscription, eventually leading to a Whitlam Labor government after 23 years of conservative rule. This book tells the story of the anti-war movement through the voices of mothers, draft resisters, politicians, students, soldiers and others who took part. Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 11 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 425g. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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THE WAILING: A National Black Oral History, Rintoul, Stuart
5 Rintoul, Stuart THE WAILING: A National Black Oral History
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia William Heinemann 1993 0855614684 / 9780855614683 First Edition Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
422pp., 32 page halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, but with several minor reading creases. Illustrated card wrapper obliquely creased and bumped. Corner-clipped on half-title/author bio. page, a few former dog-eared leaves, else slight foredge damage to one leaf. Some of these recollections are confronting, others moving, but they all need to be told . . . Contents of this first national black oral history include: Prelims., Introduction, 11 chapters (each with multiple contributors), Chronology, Chorus, Acks., Author's Note, Endnotes, Bibliography, more. Book weight approx. 680g. 
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FLESH AND BLOOD. A History of the Cannibal Complex, Tannahill, Reay
6 Tannahill, Reay FLESH AND BLOOD. A History of the Cannibal Complex
London Hamish Hamilton 1975 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 209pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Minor biopredation on foot, else red boards undamaged. Textblock top edge tinted red, else textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Detail- 'The Last Judgement', by Hieronymus Bosch), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with slight biopredation on lower rear flap (text unaffected). While researching her book 'Food in History', Reay Tannahill (1929-2007) found many references to cannabilism in human society, spurring her to produce this book, the first general book in English on every aspect of the subject . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 8 chapters, Postscript, Bibliography, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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JOURNEY UP THE YEARS, Vyvyan, C.C.
7 Vyvyan, C.C. JOURNEY UP THE YEARS
London Peter Owen 1966 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
182pp., b/white author portrait frontispiece, plus several unpaginated plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain green boards undamaged. Minor splotches on textblock endpapers, else leaves unmarked. Monochrome, art-illustrated (Stokes/Common) loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, and abraded on spine and rear panel. This is the second part of the biography of Lady C.C. (Clara Coltman) Vyvyan (1886-1976), essayist, travel writer, market gardener . . . Contents include: Prelims., 5 parts. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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SCOTT BONNAR ROTARY LAWNMOWERS: Series 720-520-350 to 1977. SP Manual No. 97, [Staff Writers]
8 [Staff Writers] SCOTT BONNAR ROTARY LAWNMOWERS: Series 720-520-350 to 1977. SP Manual No. 97
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Murray Book Distributors 1978 First Edition Hardcover Good Ex-Library Copy 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
128pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout: mostly halftone plates - demonstrative and exploded views. Ex-Library copy with typical identifiers. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head. Colour-illustrated boards (rear board plain) nominally bumped only. Other than previously noted ex-library identifiers, textblock unmarked. Contents of this Scientific Publication Manual No. 97 Scott Bonnar Rotary Lawnmowers include: Prelims., Introduction, Locating the Source of Engine Failure, Fault Diagnosis, Engines: 1/ Briggs & Stratton. 2/ Kirby-Tecumseh-Lauson. 3/ Villiers. 4/ Chassis Assembly. Storage and Pre-Season Check, Metric Conversion. Basic Lawn Care. Garden Remodelling. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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