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POEMS OF LOVE & OTHER THINGS, Stevens, Jaye
161 Stevens, Jaye POEMS OF LOVE & OTHER THINGS
Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia Privately [author] 1982 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author 
52pp., intext, b/w, naive sketch illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Staples firm. Oblique pen-mark and the comment 'No longer available' through purchase information on colophon page, otherwise leaves clean. Monochrome-illustrated card wrapper lightly scuffed and fingermarked on rear, else trivial edgewear. "Apart from poems about love or lost love, Jaye Stevens poetry ranges across many areas. She expresses herself equally well in such matters as conservation, the futility of war, drugs, the beauty of nature, and our late 20th century lifestyle . . . " Numerous poems, from 'Don't pick on the whale', Lady Smack, Stranger in disguise, and Together, through 'Strangers then but lovers now' and Shoot out. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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THE CANNIBAL ISLE, Stevens, William
162 Stevens, William THE CANNIBAL ISLE
Boston, U.S.A. Atlantic-Little Brown 1970 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
337pp., blue cloth boards, book clean, tight, square. A few faint, random foxing spots, mostly to top. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket [unclipped, with original seller's sticker affixed, lower front fold-in] has very mild edgewear, mainly top spine. Relationship based novel, centred on the southeastern Massachusetts island of 'Cokeberry'. Book weight approx. 630g. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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HOUSE OF BONDAGE, Stewart, Gordon Neil
163 Stewart, Gordon Neil HOUSE OF BONDAGE
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Australasian Book Society 1975 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
204pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards lightly bumped on two corners. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, minor rubbing and marks. "A collection of Army officers, peasants driven off the land in Ireland and Scotland, paupers from the slums of England, small farmers, merchants, sly-grog sellers, hunted Aborigines and oppressed convicts - these are the characters of 'House of Bondage'. The location is Australia, then a far-flung colony of England . . . " 19 chapters. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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TEST YOUR CHILD : How to Discover and Enhance Your Child's True Potential, Stoppard, Miriam
164 Stoppard, Miriam TEST YOUR CHILD : How to Discover and Enhance Your Child's True Potential
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia Dorling Kindersley 1999 1864661038 / 9781864661033 First Australian Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
192pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards mildly bumped. No dustjacket. "Written for parents of children newborn to school-age, the most crucial time for learning, it shows you how to assess abilities, explains the skills that need mastering, and details how to help your child attain his or her full potential. Chock full of ideas for games, activities, and play that encourage curiosity, experimentation and competence, it proves that learning can be fun, and effective teaching within every parents' abilities." Book weight approx. 795g. 
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GENETHICS : The Ethics of Engineering Life, Suzuki, David, and  Knudtson, Peter
165 Suzuki, David, and Knudtson, Peter GENETHICS : The Ethics of Engineering Life
North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin 1989 0044421192 / 9780044421191 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
384pp., b/white figures and illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly corner creased. "From coiling, rod-shaped chromosomes to the intricate wing patterns of the peppered moth; from the transformation of farm animals into genetic factories to the search for genetically culled antibodies, this work heralds the promise of a better world . . . or the horrors that an age of 'genetic manipulation' could bring. Clearly we have reached a time of dramatic and potentially dangerous change, one that requires a new vision of reality - a Genethics . . . " Book weight approx. 499g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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THE LITTLE DESERT, Thiele, Colin
166 Thiele, Colin THE LITTLE DESERT
Adelaide Rigby 1975 0 85179 858 6 / 9780851798585 First Edition Hardback and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
54pp., brown cloth, minor shelf wear. Colour plates throughout. Pictorial d/j has minor tear head of spine, some foxing to inside flaps, else good. Photography by Jocelyn Burt. Local Flora and Fauna in the Little Desert area of North-West Victoria. Weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.52 AUD
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THE PILOT'S MANUAL Series 4: Flight Rules and Air Law for the Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence, Thom, Trevor
167 Thom, Trevor THE PILOT'S MANUAL Series 4: Flight Rules and Air Law for the Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence
Williamstown, Victoria Aviation Theory Centre 1995 1875537 325 / 9781875537327 4th Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
x, & chapter pagination [approx. total 170 pages], b/w diagrams, graphs, charts throughout. A number and name on rear fep, else clean and tight. Illustrated stiff card wrap has minor bumps to foredge corners and some mild general scuffing. 9 chapters including: Aviation Documents, Flight Crew Licences, Flight Rules and Conditions of Flight, Air Service Operations, Aerodromes, Airspace/Air Traffic Services, Operational Procedure for Controlled/Uncontrolled Airspace, Emergencies, Appendices, more. Weight approx. 520g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY : The Screenplay, Thompson, Emma
168 Thompson, Emma SENSE AND SENSIBILITY : The Screenplay
London Bloomsbury Publishing 1996 0747528608 / 9780747528609 Second Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
161pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, remainder stripe to foot. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. Winner of the 1996 Academy Award for Best Screenplay. "Emma Thompson's screenplay enhances the original, pointing up the underlying darkness of the story - which hinges on greed and betrayal - without ever losing sight of its fun, high spirits and romance." Book weight approx. 170g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.46 AUD
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LOSING ALEXANDRIA : A Memoir, Thompson, Victoria
169 Thompson, Victoria LOSING ALEXANDRIA : A Memoir
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Picador 1998 0330360795 / 9780330360791 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
301pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slight tanning to textblock edges. Art-illustrated (William Bouguereau, 1825-1905) card wrapper very good+. "Victoria Thompson grew up among the European sophisticates living charmed lives in Alexandria after World War II . . . But Alexandria was also a place of intrigue and conflict - between the sexes and among her family . . . " Contents include: Acks., 20 chapters, Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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CRICKET: The Great Captains, Thomson, A.A.
170 Thomson, A.A. CRICKET: The Great Captains
London Sportsmans Book Club 1967 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
208pp., unpaginated, candid and action, b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Minor bumps to corners and heel of backstrip. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, soiled on rear [text] panel and U.V. affected on spine. First published by Stanley Paul 1965, contents of this glowing tribute to cricket's great captains, include: Prologue, Luck bearers, Under fortune's frown, Method and perserverance, Enigma, Australia will be there, About the Commonwealth, Some country captains, Epilogue, Index. Book weight approx. 310g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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171 Thomson, A.A. CRICKET: The Wars of the Roses
London Sportsmans Book Club 1968 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
219pp. Unpaginated, [8 page], candid and action-illustrated b/w halftone plate section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps on corners. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, scuffed and abraded. Application strip excised from rear flap. First published by Pelham Books, 1967. The story of the ever-competitive matches between Yorkshire and Lancashire: "The Wars Of The Roses". Contents, in 'parts', include: Olden days, Golden days, The Roses' return, The workaday present, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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HUTTON AND WASHBROOK, Thomson, A.A.
172 Thomson, A.A. HUTTON AND WASHBROOK
London The Sportsmans Book Club 1966 1st Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
275pp., unpaginated [8 page], candid and action-illustrated, b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards lighty bumped on foredge corners, plus head and heel of backstrip. Leaves clean, but noticeably tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has nipped jagged tears, and light soiling. Originally published by the Epworth Press Ltd., 1963. Contains 21 chapters of unabashed lauding of a pair of great English cricketers (would the M.C.C. have swapped both for Don Bradman?), Statistics, and Index. Book weight approx. 420g. 
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IT'S A JACKAROO'S LIFE, Thornton, Michael
173 Thornton, Michael IT'S A JACKAROO'S LIFE
South Yarra, Melbourne Author 1975 First Edition Card Softcover Fair+, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
91pp. B/White illustrations throughout by Jeff Lawes. Book square, spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorial card wrapper slightly edgeworn, small spots of abrading. Stories of life as a jackaroo. Contents include: Prelims., It's What You Want To Make It, The Colonial Experiencers, It's A Jackaroo's Life, He Came From The City And Went Back A Bushman, Bush Comedians, The Day Auburndale Got Burnt, They Don't Ride Horses Up Our Way Anymore, Glossary. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.05 AUD
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STYLISTICS, Turner, G. W.
174 Turner, G. W. STYLISTICS
Middlesex, England Penguin Books 1973 014021643x / 9780140216431 First Edition Softcover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
256pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Printing card wrapper very good. "Stylistics is concerned with variation in the use of language, whether spoken, declaimed, broadcast or written (on hoarding or page), and George Turner explains here the numerous factors which affect the message imparted by words . . . " 8 chapters, A Note on Further Reading, Acks., Person Index, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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ORGANIC SUPERFOODS, Van Straten, Michael
175 Van Straten, Michael ORGANIC SUPERFOODS
Ken Fin 2000 1864581026 / 9781864581027 First Thus Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
127pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped only. " . . . offers practical nutritional advice and guidance on which organic ingredients can actively contribute to good health, with simple and delicious recipes." Contents include: Why Go Organic?, The Organic Pharmacy, Cooking Organic, Buying Organic, Glossary, Index and Acks. Book weight approx. 409g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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NO MAN IS HIMSELF, Vickers, F. B.
176 Vickers, F. B. NO MAN IS HIMSELF
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Australasian Book Society 1970 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
189pp. Book clean. Slightly canted spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards lightly corner bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Rod Shaw), loose-plastic protected dustjacket noticeably sunned on spine (title clearly legible, author name less so), small stain to front panel, one small closed tear, minor edgewear and edge rubbing. "Loneliness is the theme of this vivid, racy novel set in a seaport town in Australia's North-West - the loneliness brought on not only by physical and geographical isolation but, more importantly, by the separation of man from man, of wife from husband, of white from aborigine . . . " Book weight approx. 392g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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PISTOLS! TREASON! MURDER! : The Rise and Fall of a Master Spy, Walker, Jonathan
177 Walker, Jonathan PISTOLS! TREASON! MURDER! : The Rise and Fall of a Master Spy
Carlton, Vic, Australia Melbourne University Press 2007 0522852556 / 9780522852554 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 271pp., b/white maps, plus b/white cartoon illustrations created by Dan Hallett. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Very small felt pen mark to lower text-block edge, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly corner creased on rear panel. From the rear cover: "Historian Jonathan Walker uncovers the shadowy world of seventeenth-century espionage where truth is stranger and more elusive than the fiction being told. Including vividly illustrated comic strips, a bar tour around contemporary Venice and painstaking detective work . . . " Book weight approx. 385g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children, Walker, Maxine
178 Walker, Maxine WRITERS ALIVE! Current Australian Authors for Children
Bayswater, Western Australia Westbooks 1977 0859220117 / 9780859220118 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 112pp. Book clean and square. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn, and lightly soiled on rear wrap. A compilation of Australian childrens' authors, and their published works for the contemporary juvenile reader of the 1970s. Notable names include: Mavis Thorpe Clark, Ruth Park, Ivan Southall, Joan Phipson, Colin Thiele and Patricia Wrightson. There is also a chapter on recent picture books. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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PALM READING FOR BEGINNERS : Find Your Future in the Palm of Your Hand, Webster, Richard
179 Webster, Richard PALM READING FOR BEGINNERS : Find Your Future in the Palm of Your Hand
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. Llewellyn Publications 2000 1567187919 / 9781567187915 First Printing (Stated) Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
220pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. "Not only is palm reading one of the oldest known forms of fortunetelling and character analysis, it is a lot easier than you may think. No cards, no coins, no charts of the planets - just a hand and the knowledge in this book . . . " Book weight approx. 254g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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JUSTIN MOYAN, Weiss, David
180 Weiss, David JUSTIN MOYAN
New York William Morrow 1965 1st. U.S. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Fair + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
498pp., book square, tight. Untrimmed foredge slightly grubby, leaves clean, fawn colour applied to head of book, orange endpapers. Loose-plastic protected, dustjacket has medium edgewear, several small closed tears, mildly scuffed. A contemporary novel, set in the Broadway Theatre- 'seen from the inside, as it really is!' Book weight approx. 730g. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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