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BETWEEN PARENTHESES : Essays, Articles and Speeches, 1998-2003, Bolano, Roberto
1 Bolano, Roberto BETWEEN PARENTHESES : Essays, Articles and Speeches, 1998-2003
London Picador 2012 0330510681 / 9780330510684 First U.K. Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
ix, + 390pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small surface indentation to rear panel. "Roberto Bolano is most widely known for his groundbreaking novels and irreverent poetry, but as he became increasingly famous he found himself in great demand as a writer of non-fiction. 'Between Parentheses' collects most of the newspaper columns and articles Bolano wrote during the last five years of his life, as well as the texts of some of his speeches and talks, and a few scattered prologues . . . " Includes Index. Roberto Bolaño Ávalos was born in 1953 in Santiago, Chile, and passed away in 2003 at Barcelona, Spain. Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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23 THINGS THEY DON'T TELL YOU ABOUT CAPITALISM, Chang, Ha-Joon
2 Chang, Ha-Joon 23 THINGS THEY DON'T TELL YOU ABOUT CAPITALISM
Camberwell, VIC, Australia Allen Lane/Penguin Books 2010 1846144159 / 9781846144158 First Australian Edition, 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xviii, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . one of today's most iconoclastic thinkers destroys the biggest myths about the world we live in . . . This book will turn every piece of received economic wisdom you've heard on its head. It reveals the truth behind what 'they' tell you and shows how the system really works . . . " Includes Introduction, Notes and Index. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 16.19 AUD
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TALKING DIRTY Glittering Moments with the Mad, the Bad and the Brilliant, Chenery, Susan
3 Chenery, Susan TALKING DIRTY Glittering Moments with the Mad, the Bad and the Brilliant
Australia Viking/Penguin 1997 0670879878 / 9780670879878 Second Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xi, + 354pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edgeworn. "It was a hell of a trip, taken by a journalist who had to get out of town for a while. Susan Chenery hit the road running and spent the next six months getting down and dirty with some of the most unusual and eccentric people of our time." Book weight approx. 555g. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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THE NASHOS' WAR: Australia's National Servicemen and Vietnam, Dapin, Mark
4 Dapin, Mark THE NASHOS' WAR: Australia's National Servicemen and Vietnam
Australia Viking (Penguin Imprint) 2014 0670077054 / 9780670077052 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
(vi), + 470pp., monochrome halftone plate illustrated endpapers (different images front and rear). Unpaginated b/white and colour halftone plate section, plus an intext map. Book clean and square. White title over nominally bumped spine. Plain khaki-coloured boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. On 10 March, 1965, the first Nasho's birthdate was drawn from a lottery barrel at the Department of Labour and National Service in Melbourne. Over the next seven years a total of 63,740 young Australian men from all walks of life would be drafted into the Army and face the prospect of being sent to war - some never to return alive . . . this is the story of the 'The Nashos'. Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Prologue, Parts 1 & 2 (combined 36 chapters), Afterword, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 834g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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ARKAROOLA - Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Dobre, Pete and Dobre, Cil
5 Dobre, Pete and Dobre, Cil ARKAROOLA - Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Happy Valley, South Australia Pete Dobre's Oz Scapes 2007 0957706324 / 9780957706323 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 16mo (Oblong/Landscape Format) 
64pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Pete Dobre. Text by Cil Dobre. Colour map. Book clean. Spine firm. Mark to rear free endpaper, else leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped on upper edge of front panel. Stunning photography of the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Book weight approx. 260g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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TEXAS HOLD 'EM : How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad, Friedman, Kinky
6 Friedman, Kinky TEXAS HOLD 'EM : How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad
New York St. Martin's Press 2005 0312331541 / 9780312331542 First Edition, Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
218pp., b/white cartoon style illustrations by John Callahan. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "Friedman is at his outrageous best as he gives Americans a look at the state made famous by the Alamo, the armadillo, Willie Nelson, and, well, Kinky Friedman . . . composed of provocative essays, including autobiographical pieces that are at times bittersweet and at other times hilarious; profiles of such stellar Texans as his friend Willie Nelson, George W. Bush, Jerry Jeff Walker, Pat Green and Racehorse Haynes, and a treasure trove of lists and quizzes . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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THE ROBOT'S REBELLION : The Story of the Spiritual Renaissance, Icke, David
7 Icke, David THE ROBOT'S REBELLION : The Story of the Spiritual Renaissance
Dublin Gateway Books 2003 1858600227 / 9781858600222 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xvi, + 347pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, faint tanning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper surface indented. From the rear panel: " . . . Icke reveals the alarming extent to which people of all nations have allowed themselves to be programmed by the ideas fed to them by those in power. Fearlessly, he tears down the veils of hypocrisy, built up for generations by the corrupt forces of Church, State, science and commerce - and reveals the true pathos of the human condition beneath . . . " Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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ENERGY AND EQUITY, Illich, Ivan
8 Illich, Ivan ENERGY AND EQUITY
Great Britain Calder & Boyars 1974 0714510580 / 9780714510583 Second Printing Softcover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
95pp. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Light marks to white background, illustrated card wrapper. White-out over previous owner's name to title page, else leaves clean. A stand-alone title in the 'Ideas in Progress' series of working papers dealing with alternatives to industrial society. "In this essay Ivan Illich demonstrates, by means of a detailed analysis of the way people travel, the imbalance which has arisen between industrial development, social justice and personal freedom . . . " Includes Bibliography. Book weight approx. 140g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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THE BOYER COLLECTION : Highlights of the Boyer Lectures, 1959-2000, McDonald, Donald (Selected and Introduced by)
9 McDonald, Donald (Selected and Introduced by) THE BOYER COLLECTION : Highlights of the Boyer Lectures, 1959-2000
Sydney, NSW, Australia ABC Books, for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2001 0733310036 / 9780733310034 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
541pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Orange boards very mildly edge-rubbed. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased head and foot of spine. Selected and introduced by the then current chairman of the ABC, Donald McDonald. "For over 40 years, the Boyer Lectures have been a repository of the thinking and ideas of their time. Scientists, historians, economists, philosophers, writers, social commentators, architects, jurists; they have come from all fields. They challenged us with the information, the wit and the wisdom they brought to their tasks. The Boyer Collection includes a carefully selected lecture as representative of each Boyer Lecture series. It is intended as a celebration of the vibrancy of the ideas and debates that move our society . . . " Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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THE COMPULSIVE SPIKE MILLIGAN, Milligan, Spike (Edited by Norma Farnes)
10 Milligan, Spike (Edited by Norma Farnes) THE COMPULSIVE SPIKE MILLIGAN
London Fourth Estate 2004 0007193335 / 9780007193332 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
viii, + 435pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Black boards have a light bump to lower foredge corners. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Minor foxing to a small section of textblock, minor tanning to edges, else leaves clean and unmarked. Attached ribbon bookmark. Illustrated (Milligan), loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "Norma Farnes, Spike's manager for many years, has made the selection and this time has put in Spike's favourites. This highly personal collection includes more of the best from his war memoirs and novels, his journalism, his children's stories, poetry and drawings plus a wonderful collection from his voluminous correspondence from the 1960s onwards with such varied recipients as the Director-General of the BBC, Marty Feldman and the GPO. A compulsive read for all Milligan fans." Book weight approx. 725g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE BOOK OF PERFUMES, Oakes, John
11 Oakes, John THE BOOK OF PERFUMES
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia HarperCollins Australia 1996 0732257050 / 9780732257057 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
320pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . reveals the secrets of every woman's essential weapon - what each perfume is like, its character, its composition and its effect on the wearer and those she encounters. With over 150 perfumes explained, a glossary of ingredients and an astrological guide to choosing the perfume that is right for you . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.03 AUD
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12 Randle, Kevin, and Estes, Russ SPACESHIPS OF THE VISITORS: An Illustrated Guide to Alien Spacecraft
New York Fireside 2000 0684857391 / 9780684857398 1st Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
vii, + 327pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout; some are sketch drawings, most are reproduced halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly splayed and bumped. From the first UFO sighting [17 November, 1896, Sacramento, California] to the present time, reported sightings of UFOs have grown to number hundreds of thousands. This volume records more than one hundred, based on 'actual' eye witness accounts . . . Contents include: Intro., 6 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 480g. 
Price: 10.34 AUD
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BEYOND BEEF : The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture, Rifkin, Jeremy
13 Rifkin, Jeremy BEYOND BEEF : The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Viking (Penguin Group) 1992 0670848441 / 9780670848447 First Edition, Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xi, + 353pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Very minor foxing to text-block edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small area of loss to head of spine, very small edge stain to reverse. From the jacket flap: "Beginning with a startling and unsettling set of facts, Jeremy Rifkin interweaves anthropology, history, sociology, economics, and ecology in a brilliant and devastating examination and indictment of the cattle culture that has come to shape and warp our world . . . " Includes Notes, Selected Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 720g. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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TURMOIL-TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH: The Story of New Italy, Thompson, Anne-Gabrielle
14 Thompson, Anne-Gabrielle TURMOIL-TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH: The Story of New Italy
Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia International Colour Productions 1980 0867740000 / 9780867740004 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Unpaginated (56 pages). Line-drawn map, plus b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper bumped and softly creased, else undamaged. Text-block unmarked. The interesting story of the New Italy settlement in northern New South Wales - a story of hardship and difficulty, with an appalling loss of life at an original settlement on New Britain. This is their story . . . Book weight approx. 85g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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THE BROTHERHOODS : Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs, Veno, Arthur, with Gannon, Ed
15 Veno, Arthur, with Gannon, Ed THE BROTHERHOODS : Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia Allen and Unwin 2009 1742371221 / 9781742371221 Third Edition (Revised) Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minimal tanning to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased, and mildly indented. From the rear panel: "Arthur Veno's account of bikie culture is as close to first-hand as is ever likely to be published. Australia's leading bikie expert, Veno reveals the true picture of the brotherhoods. Drawing on in-depth interviews, personal stories and years of meticulous research, he explains the rules and rituals of the clubs, tells of landmark incidents and profiles some famous bikies. In this fully revised edition, he outlines the rise of the so-called Nike bikies whose drugs and turf wars threaten to spill onto our streets . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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