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1 Abrami, Janka 'ZAT IZZ APPLES, SIR'. (Signed Copy)
Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Globe Press 1986 0959367195 / 9780959367195 First Edition Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
xi, + 203pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Short inscription, signed by author on half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Sketch-art illustrated [Sharman Fineberg] card wrapper lightly splayed and creased on upper foredge corner. Foxing flecks on rear [text] panel. Janka Abrami has written a moving account of a family of Polish Jews, the Hakari's, who on arriving in Melbourne via Israel in 1955, settle in South Melbourne, and begin the process of 'blending' into the Australian way of life...Contents include: Intro., Part 1: 19 chapters. Part 2: 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 310g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.34 AUD
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2 Ackland, Joan [ed.] THE WHIRLING SPINDLE: An Anthology of Poetry By Women. (Signed Copy)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia National Council of Women of Victoria 1992 0959930116 / 9780959930115 First Edition Cloth Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed
x + 173pp. Book negligibly canted. Spine firm. Small spot and fingermarks on rear cover. No dust jacket. Inscription signed by editor on title-page, signed by four contributors on ffep, else leaves clean. Published in celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the Council. A short biography on each contributor at rear of book. Numerous entries, some having been previously published. Weight approx. 470gms. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast   (Signed Copy), Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by)
3 Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by) IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast (Signed Copy)
Yallourn North, Victoria, Australia GippStar International 0975808214 / 9780975808214 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Limited Edition Signed By Author and Photographer
Limited Edition Hardcover. No publication date (c. 2005?). Colour maps, stunning colour photographic illustrations throughout by Barry Stevens. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Laid-on pictorial image affixed to front panel of undamaged plain blue boards. Short inscription, "Best wishes", signed by author and photographer on ffep., else leaves unmarked and clean. Contents, in sections, include: Surf Coast, Otways, Shipwreck Coast, Warrnambool, Moyne Shire. Plus Credits and Listings Pages. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 75.20 AUD
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SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey.    (Signed Copy), Allen, Richard Sanders
4 Allen, Richard Sanders SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey. (Signed Copy)
New South Wales, Australia New Holland Books 1999 1864365218 / 9781864365214 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
346pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author signature to title page, otherwise leaves clean, albeit with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Inspired by the death of his mother to breast cancer, Richard Allen made an extraordinary decision - to cycle around Australia to raise funds for cancer research . . . this is Richard's personal chronicle of his experiences, the people he encountered and the obstacles he overcame during his colourful and arduous journey. Cycling up to 230km a day, Richard not only came to terms with the death of his mother but battled headwinds, road-trains, snakes, scorpions and locusts through outback Queensland, the rugged Top End, the spectacular Kimberleys, the West Australian Coast and the searing heat of the Nullabor . . . " Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 24.05 AUD
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"SOLDIERS ARE PERSONS". A Short History of the National Vietnam Veterans Museum 1994-2011  (Signed Copy), Anderson, Ken
5 Anderson, Ken "SOLDIERS ARE PERSONS". A Short History of the National Vietnam Veterans Museum 1994-2011 (Signed Copy)
Newhaven, Victoria, Australia NVVM Ltd. 2011 0646560891 / 9780646560892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
(iv), + 204pp., plus (viii). Unpaginated colour-plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Signed by author on foot of title page, else textblock unmarked. This is the story of a dedicated museum that has evolved under the auspices of the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA). Contents include: Prelims., Dedication, Introduction, three 'Parts', Epilogue, Postscript, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 435g. 
Price: 23.92 AUD
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6 Andrew, Patrick KINGS CROSS SWINDLERS. (Signed Copy)
Australia Gordon A. Publishers 1994 0646027581 / 9780646027586 Softcover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed by Author
189pp., book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed on title page by author, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has several mild creases and lightly splayed, else good. "This is a humourous story about the confidence tricksters who inhabit Australia's famous bohemian centre . . . " Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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7 Anggraeni, Dewi PARALLEL FORCES. (Signed Copy)
Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia Indra Publishing 1988 0958771812 / 9780958771818 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
197pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Concise inscription, signed by author on her bio. page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated (David Wong) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Are dark forces at work? Amyrra believes she is being overpowered by the force of an ominous prediction. Desperate to free herself, she tries to fight it with brutal force. Will it be enough? Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy), Annear, Robyn
8 Annear, Robyn A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy)
Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing 2006 1863953892 / 9781863953894 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
xii, + 303pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short personal inscription, "To Mxxxxxx . . . ", signed by author Robyn Annear on first (author bio.) page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "The demolition firm of Whelan the Wrecker was a Melbourne institution for a hundred years (1892-1992) . . . Robyn Annear uses Whelan's demolition sites as portals to explore layers of the city laid bare by their pick-axes and iron balls. Peering beneath the rubble, she brings to light fantastic stories about Melbourne's building sites and their many incarnations. This book is about the making - and remaking - of a city." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 430g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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A TWIST IN THE TALE.   (Signed Copy), Archer, Jeffrey
9 Archer, Jeffrey A TWIST IN THE TALE. (Signed Copy)
London Hodder & Stoughton 1988 0340405384 / 9780340405383 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
221pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on firm spine. Grey tint endpapers. A concise inscription, signed by the author on title page, otherwise leaves clean, though browned. Illustrated (art & pictorial), loose-plastic protected dustjacket scuffed and abraded on upper foredge fold, otherwise very good. Twelve 'Tales with a Twist', beginning with 'The Perfect Murder' . . . Book weight approx. 520g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS.   (Signed Copy), Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry
10 Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS. (Signed Copy)
Penguin Group Australia 2004 0143300628 / 9780143300625 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
222pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed, in bold black felt pen, by co-author Garry Lyon, on half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear only. "Simon 'Specky' Magee and his Under 14s football team, the Booyong High Lions, return to battle out the second half of their league's season . . . Meanwhile, he'll have to deal with his rival and worst enemy, Screamer Johnson, and he will meet the mysterious Tiger Girl, and the Great McCarthy . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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EARTH SONG : Master Your Life . . .  Awaken Your Spirit.    (Signed Copy), Artemis
11 Artemis EARTH SONG : Master Your Life . . . Awaken Your Spirit. (Signed Copy)
Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia Joshua Holdings 1999 0646334824 / 9780646334820 First Printing Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
190pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed by author, in gold pen, on half-title page 'With love, Artemis', otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated (Artemis) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, soft corner crease to rear. " . . . a book about Spirit, as it manifests in every moment of your life. It is here to remind you of your true nature, and the absolute power which exists within you. Its very human stories and life-enhancing tools will provide you with clarity and practical guidance for life's most complex questions, embracing Relationships, Conflict, Planetary Change, Prosperity, Death, Psychic Wisdom, Life's Path, Spirit and much more . . . " Contents include: 21 chapters, Appendix A, About the Author. Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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12 Atwood, Margaret and Weaver, Robert [Selected by] THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF CANADIAN SHORT STORIES IN ENGLISH
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada Oxford University Press 1997 0195412206 / 9780195412208 1st Thus [Corrected] Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by an author/contributor
xv, + 462pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-block very slightly distorted. Signed on the half-title page by major-name contributor: author Carol Shields [1935-2003], otherwise leaves are clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Chosen by Margaret Atwood and Robert Weaver, this current edition is a selection of more contemporary, twentieth-century authors, the earlier edition having included many born from 1850 on. Names included here comprise the cream of Canadian literature, viz: Atwood, Carol Shields, Alice Munro, Matt Cohen, Mavis Gallant, Caroline Adderson, Margaret Gibson and more. Also included are bibliographical references and Index. Book weight approx. 690g. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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THE WIRE CLASSROOM.    (Signed Copy), Bailey, John
13 Bailey, John THE WIRE CLASSROOM. (Signed Copy)
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia The Australasian Book Society 1976 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
203pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards very lightly bumped on lower foredge corner. Author signature and stamped number '67' to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated (Gary Shead), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased and indented. " . . . a funny, frank, satirical, serious, highly topical novel of New Guinea. It is centred on an innocent young Australian schoolteacher who, in the remote hot village of Wendi, finds himself confronted by such appalling characters as Peanuts O'Neil, Mucker, Bendix van Kram and the formidable Mrs Weston, the inspector from Education . . . " Book weight approx. 324g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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A PICTURE OF HAMPSHIRE.    (Signed Copy), Baker, John L.
14 Baker, John L. A PICTURE OF HAMPSHIRE. (Signed Copy)
London Robert Hale 1986 0709025750 / 9780709025757 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall John L. Baker Signed by Author
270pp., b/white line-drawings, by the author, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain russett boards undamaged. Signed by author on title page, otherwise leaves unmarked. Colour art-illustrated (Winchester City Cross', John L. Baker), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, and mild sunning to spine. "One of England's largest and most beautiful counties, Hampshire is an area of exceptional variety . . . More than 100 of John Baker's delicate and revealing line drawings enhance a satisfying and comprehensive text." Contents include: List of illustrations, Introduction, 14 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 740g. 
Price: 25.85 AUD
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A BOOK FOR ME  (Signed Copy), Ball, C R Joe
15 Ball, C R Joe A BOOK FOR ME (Signed Copy)
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Melrose Books 2012 1907732500 / 9781907732508 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed and Signed By Author
vii, + 102pp., including four pages of b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Personal inscription, "Lorrie . . . ", signed by the author on title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. The death of his beloved wife caused Joe Ball to enquire on the purpose of his life. He recounts his personal journey, that saw him "shed the male cloak of certainty, only to be pitched headlong into the fascinating and frustrating world of awareness and enlightenment where logic no longer applies . . . " Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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CLOWN HALL: An Insider's Guide to the Bureaucracy.    (Signed Copy), Bardas, David Lawrence
16 Bardas, David Lawrence CLOWN HALL: An Insider's Guide to the Bureaucracy. (Signed Copy)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Information Australia 2000 1863502963 / 9781863502962 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
viii, + 120pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. White titles. Short inscription, 'With best wishes', signed/dated by author on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Portrait-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. After 35 years as a business leader, living and working in the city of Melbourne, he naively stood for [and won] a seat on the Melbourne City Council, as an Independent, in 1996. Hoping to make a positive difference to: jobs in the city, youth unemployment, improved marketing, and improving Swanston Street. He soon realised that the title 'Clown Hall', attributed by the media, was close to accurate. After 30 months he resigned . . . Contents include: Prelims., Not really funny, MCC speak, Delaying tactics, Bureaucracy and process, Leadership, General comment, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 32.79 AUD
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17 Barfoot, Chris and Klapish, Simon RUBBISH (Signed Copy)
Hartwell, Victoria Temple House/ Sid Harta 2003 1877059528 / 9781877059520 First Edition, 1st Impression Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
v, + 254pp., b/w art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine tight. Inscription, signed by Simon Klapish on title page, else leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated [Beau White], card wrapper undamaged. The humorous adventures of Dave who runs the biggest rubbish dump in the state. Rubbish and money are his passions, although he has a growing desire for the local pig farmer's daughter. On a government-sponsored fact-finding tour in France, the head of the Paris dump offers to pay Dave to take some 'harmless' packages off his hands from a French Pacific island . . . Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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18 Bartlett, Geoff [Compiled by] COMEDIANS IN THE MIST: The Serious Business Of Being Funny in Australia. (Signed Copy)
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Harper Collins 1999 0732265363 / 9780732265366 1st Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
210pp., intext, b/w portrait illustration of interviewees. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Inscription, signed 'Geoff' on half-title page, minor production flaw on author bio/portrait page, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Nigel Buchanan] card wrapper mildly bumped and creased. Contributors include: Mikey Robins, Peter Berner, Amanda Keller, Magda Szubanski, Paul McDermott, Red Symons, Wendy Harmer, John Clarke, Greg Fleet, Julia Morris, Jean Kitson and many more. Lossely inserted with book: Author's business card. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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THE MIRACLE BY THE CREEK : The Story of the Establishment and Development of Lionsville Aged Care Facility, Essendon.   (Signed Copy), Baudinette, Neil
19 Baudinette, Neil THE MIRACLE BY THE CREEK : The Story of the Establishment and Development of Lionsville Aged Care Facility, Essendon. (Signed Copy)
North Melbourne, VIC, Australia Nutshell Graphics 2003 064642890X / 9780646428901 First Edition Softcover (Oblong) Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
153pp., oblong (landscape) format. Intext illustrations throughout in colour and monochrome. Book clean. Spine firm and square. An inscription, signed and dated 'Neil' on plain inner front wrap. Leaves clean and unmarked. Pictorially illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. The story of the creation, and subsequent growth and expansion, of 'Lionsville', a Lions Club of Essendon, Victoria, aged care project. Produced in the 50th Anniversary year of the chartering of the Lions Club of Essendon, the story is told by the author, connected with Lionsville for thirty years. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 10 chapters, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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DERBYSHIRE GHOSTS & LEGENDS.    (Signed Copy), Bell, David
20 Bell, David DERBYSHIRE GHOSTS & LEGENDS. (Signed Copy)
Berkshire, England Countryside Books 2002 185306260x / 9781853062605 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed and Inscribed By Author
128pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short inscription, signed by author on title page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft crease to lower corner of rear panel, otherwise very good. "Derbyshire is a county steeped in ancient legends and traditions, born of a rich and colourful history and a landscape at once romantic and forbidding . . . David Bell has brought together a remarkable collection of Derbyshire's legacy of the unexplained and the supernatural. In addition he provides a glossary of dialect words and phrases which recall a time and a way of life so nearly lost to today's generations . . . " Includes Introduction, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 205g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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