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SACKED COACH : Life . . . Football . . . Death

By: Alves, Stan, with Davies, Col

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Crown Content: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010137

ISBN: 1863503978

Condition: Very Good +


viii, + 292pp., plus 1 x 8 page b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to several at rear. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel, negligible edgewear. "Stan Alves led the embattled Saints to their first grand final appearance in 26 years. The following year his sacking stunned the Australian sporting public . . . Understandably devastated, Stan let go of intense feelings ... View more info

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TERRORISM : Inside a World Phenomenon

By: Davies, Barry

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011506

ISBN: 1852279648

Condition: Near Fine


viii, + 280pp, two unpaginated plate sections of colour and b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over nominally bumped spine. Black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgworn only. Written by an 18 year British SAS veteran, Barry Davies, this title is the first complete guide to a phenomenon that affects us all . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, History, Organisat... View more info

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OLD NORFOLK TOWN: The Past in Pictures

By: Davies, K. and K.A.

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Authors [K. And K. A. Davies]:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004404

Condition: Good+


No publication date [c. 1980]. 77pp., sparsely texted, with predominantly captioned sepia halftone plate archival illustrations. Staple-bound, landscape format. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Sticker ghost, minor abrading and edgewear on card wrapper, together with light soiling. A most interesting, pictorial local history of Norfolk Island, and its famous name inhabitants. Supporting the archival illustrations is a list of mutineers who reached Pitcairn Island on the 'Boun... View more info

BEYOND MY GRASP

By: Davies, Maynard

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Sydney, Alpha Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002976

Condition: Very Good +


178pp., locality map endpapers [each different]. Unpaginated, candid and archival b/w halftone plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Lightly bumped head and heel of backstrip, and lower foredge corner. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped, U.V. affected on spine and lightly fingermarked. Name partially deleted on front flap. Part local history, part autobiographical; The story of a life in the service of the Ch... View more info

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GIRL WAITING IN THE SHADE

By: Davies, Rhys

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008493

Condition: Good +


206pp. Book clean, spine firm, but mildly cocked and bumped on heel. Blind-stamped publisher's device on rear brown board. Text-block clean. Art-illustrated (Imre Hofbauer), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with a short closed tear. A mature novel centred around key character Lottie Curlow, child of a vain, selfish, ambitious woman. Residing in an English provincial town, and disinterested in her daughter, Lottie's mother marries her off to a successf... View more info

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THE CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens

By: Davies, Rosemary

Price: $15.20

Publisher: South Yarra, VIC, Australia, Hyland House: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011466

ISBN: 0947062122

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 338pp., plus 10 colour illustrated pages, b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "This is a unique, practical, do-it-yourself guide for gardeners who want to plan and design, make and care for a garden that is their own creation and is composed of thei... View more info

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FOREIGN BODY : The Secret Life of Robert Maxwell

By: Davies, Russell

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010757

ISBN: 0747526087

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 230pp., plus 2 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. "On 5 November, 1991, the body of the publisher and media magnate Robert Maxwell was found floating in the sea off the Canary Islands. His financial crimes are well documented, but his political programme remained mysterious . . . This b... View more info

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PRIVATE LYNCH

By: Davies, Will

Price: $17.10

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Vintage Books (Random House Australia): 2008

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 013304

ISBN: 1741666104

Condition: Very Good


(xiii), + 257pp., unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plate sections (various sources), plus an intext map section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, a soft reading crease there-on. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Textblock lightly tanned only. Private Edward Lynch was a member of the 45th Battalion A.I.F. and in this contextual history the author Will Davies traces Lynch and the 45th Battalion's travels - long route marches, front line at Messines... View more info

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HERALDRY EXPLAINED

By: Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles

Price: $15.20

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles Reprints: 1971

Edition: Second Edition, Reprint.

Seller ID: 009800

ISBN: 0715350374

Condition: Very Good


xxi, + 126pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tape stains to front and rear free endpapers, foxing spots to text-block head and randomly on several pages, else leaves clean. Illustrated, (removable) plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. First published in 1906, with a Second Edition in 1925. This reprint of the 2nd edition published in 1971. "This is a new impression of one of the best and most easily read explanatio... View more info

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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY

By: Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010013

ISBN: 0517266431

Condition: Very Good +


viii, + 647pp., plus 2 x 4 page, colour plate illustrated sections, b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Royal Arms), loose-plastic protected dustjacket has several foxing spots to head and foot, mostly to reverse. A reprint of the 1909 edition, published by Dodge Publishing Co., New York. "Arthur Charles Fox-Davies has written 'the' story of heraldry - a thorough... View more info

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CUPBOARD LOVE : How to Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen

By: Norrington-Davies, Tom

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011027

ISBN: 0340835273

Condition: Very Good


320pp., plus 2 x 8 page, colour photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to rear panel. "If you can't find the time to cook like a celebrity chef, but refuse to be a slave to the microwave, Tom Norrington-Davies has a middle way that will help you through your crisis . . . This witty and accessible book is guaranteed to rekindle your love affai... View more info