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'ZAT IZZ APPLES, SIR'. (Signed Copy)

By: Abrami, Janka

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, Globe Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003855

ISBN: 0959367195

Condition: Good+


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. Postag... View more info

THE WHIRLING SPINDLE: An Anthology of Poetry By Women. (Signed Copy)

By: Ackland, Joan [ed.]

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, National Council of Women of Victoria: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 001169

ISBN: 0959930116

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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GEELONG GRAMMARIANS AT THE GREAT WAR (Inscribed and Signed Copy)

By: Affleck, James

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Armadale, Victoria, Australia, Cliffe Books (in Association with the Geelong Grammar Foundation ): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 013502

ISBN: 0958536929

Condition: Very Good +


vi, + 286pp., colour plate frontispiece, two unpaginated colour plates, unpaginated b/white halftone section, plus a line-drawn theatre map section at rear. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt titles and school crest over mildly foredge-bumped maroon boards. A personal inscription (" . . . many thanks for your help, James") additiionally fully signed and dated (11th November, 1999 - the book's release date) on title page, else textblock unmarked. Plain glassine dustwrapper has several repaired closed tears, else good. The book pays tribute to and gives short biographies of s... View more info

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IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast (Signed Copy)

By: Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by)

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Yallourn North, Victoria, Australia, GippStar International:

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed By Author and Photographer

Seller ID: 012292

ISBN: 0975808214

Condition: Very Good +


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 in... View more info

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SHIMMERING SPOKES : One Australian's 16,000 Km Odyssey. (Signed Copy)

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $24.70

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, New Holland Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008512

ISBN: 1864365218

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

KINGS CROSS SWINDLERS. (Signed Copy)

By: Andrew, Patrick

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Australia, Gordon A. Publishers: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002032

ISBN: 0646027581

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

PARALLEL FORCES. (Signed Copy)

By: Anggraeni, Dewi

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia, Indra Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005462

ISBN: 0958771812

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A TWIST IN THE TALE. (Signed Copy)

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1988

Edition: 3rd Impression.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006531

ISBN: 0340405384

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS. (Signed Copy)

By: Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005611

ISBN: 0143300628

Condition: Very Good +


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 weig... View more info

THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF CANADIAN SHORT STORIES IN ENGLISH

By: Atwood, Margaret and Weaver, Robert [Selected by]

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Thus [Corrected].

Inscription: Signed by an author/contributor

Seller ID: 003593

ISBN: 0195412206

Condition: Very Good +


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, Mar... View more info

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TO BALLINA & BACK (Signed Copy)

By: Ayerbe, Jack

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Gisborne, Victoria, Australia, Alto Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 013264

ISBN: 0980289629

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 256pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. A personal inscription, signed Jack, to reverse of half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper unfdamaged. From the rear panel: "It seemed like a good idea at the time. With these words, young Australian veterinarian Jack Ayerbe moves to a rural practice in the north-west corner of Ireland. It was 1970, an outbreak of respiratory disease was threatening the local cattle population and, sensing adventure, Jack takes up the challenge. It would change his life forever . . . " Book w... View more info

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THE WIRE CLASSROOM. (Signed Copy)

By: Bailey, John

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, The Australasian Book Society: 1976

Edition: First Thus.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010092

Condition: Very Good


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 Kra... View more info

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A PICTURE OF HAMPSHIRE. (Signed Copy)

By: Baker, John L.

Price: $26.60

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008345

ISBN: 0709025750

Condition: Very Good +


270pp., b/white line-drawings, by the author, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain russet 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... View more info

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A BOOK FOR ME (Signed Copy)

By: Ball, C R Joe

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, Melrose Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011188

ISBN: 1907732500

Condition: Very Good +


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 weig... View more info

RUBBISH (Signed Copy)

By: Barfoot, Chris and Klapish, Simon

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Hartwell, Victoria, Temple House/ Sid Harta: 2003

Edition: First Edition, 1st Impression.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001849

ISBN: 1877059528

Condition: Near Fine


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. 350... View more info

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COMEDIANS IN THE MIST: The Serious Business Of Being Funny in Australia. (Signed Copy)

By: Bartlett, Geoff [Compiled by]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: 1st Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003115

ISBN: 0732265363

Condition: Very Good


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 w... View more info

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THE MIRACLE BY THE CREEK : The Story of the Establishment and Development of Lionsville Aged Care Facility, Essendon. (Signed Copy)

By: Baudinette, Neil

Price: $17.10

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Nutshell Graphics: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006394

ISBN: 064642890X

Condition: Very Good +


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: ... View more info

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DERBYSHIRE GHOSTS & LEGENDS. (Signed Copy)

By: Bell, David

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Berkshire, England, Countryside Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 008220

ISBN: 185306260X

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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NATURAL AFFAIRS : A Botanist Looks at the Attachments Between Plants and People. (Signed Copy)

By: Bernhardt, Peter

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008290

ISBN: 0679413162

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 225pp., colour plates, plus b/white line-drawn and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, small area of discoloration to same. Plain purple boards undamaged. Author's signature and date (1993) to title page, otherwise leaves clean. Oblique crease to three leaves. Rough trimmed foredge. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally creased on edges. "Professor Bernhardt examines some of the fascinating relationships between humans and plants throughout the ages . . . an absorbing tour of the strange points in history where the... View more info

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ON PROBATION: Detective Ludowski's Casebook (Signed Copy)

By: Bevege, Margaret

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Preszoom Pty. Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed

Seller ID: 012910

ISBN: 1876409223

Condition: Very Good


182pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally concaved. Illustrated, unsealed card wrapper lightly edgeworn, and scuffed. Inscribed "With best wishes" and signed by author on front flyleaf, else textblock unmarked. Detective Constble Elizabeth Ludowski, first female appointed to the Police Commissioner's Special Assignments Squad within the Queensland CIB. Complete with a criminology degree and backed by five years' exemplary service in uniform, she is eager to pursue the state's worst criminals . . . but what if her boss challenges her confidence, and her fellow team members res... View more info