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1 A NATION UNITED - 9 MAY 2001 A Joint Commemorative Meeting of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Centenary Commemoration Ceremony
Melbourne Centenary of Federation Victoria 2001 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
History of Federation and brief profiles of notable Australians. 650gms weight ; Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 16.50 AUD
 
 
2 BATEMAN'S EAST SUSSEX
The National Trust 1989 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good 
Reprinted 1991, biographical notes on Rudyard Kipling, chronology. Kipling installed electricity in 1903 powered by a local river. Stapled booklet, colour illustration on cover. 100gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages 
Price: 16.50 AUD
 
 
3 CHURCHILL The Struggle for Survival 1940/65. Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran
Constable 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Chipping and wear to spine edges of jacket; Index, 1.75kg weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 830 pages 
Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
4 Dearest Beatie, my darling Jack A Victorian couple's love letters
London Willow Books 1983 0002180154 / 9780002180153 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Letters found by the couples's grand daughter 80 years later shed intimate light on their year long correspondence and mores of late Victorian society. 700gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 7.72 X 0.79 inches; 192 pages 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
5 Directory of Old Haleians
Victoria Australian Alumni 1998 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
232 pages. Lists names and occupations of a an independent Perth Private school.; 8vo 
Price: 21.00 AUD
 
 
6 Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s. Text by Jeffrey Archer, Humphry Berkeley, and Others
London Collins 1987 0002152452 / 9780002152457 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Levine, Gemma 
160p of b/w photographic portraits of famous people in UK in aid of the Sharon Allen Leukaemia Trust. Index. Plastic covered jacket, shelf wear; 4to 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 
 
7 Giants of Literature : Milton
Maidenhead Sampson Low 1977 562000496 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Top edges of jacket lightly flared, no tears or chips, no shelf wear, appears unread.136 p illustrated. Wiliam Blake's comments and artwork reproduced here to provide readers of MIlton with a range of background information. Colour pages of Milton's contemporaries. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
8 Letters to Mickey by the Friends & Fans of Mickey Mantle
New York, Ny, U. S. A. Harpercollins 1995 0060183624 / 9780060183622 First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
1sr printing. Silver striped and blud binding. 138 rough cut pages, dustjacket intact. Has Mickey Mantle's last letter to his fans. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
9 OVERSEAS WAR BRIDES Stories from the Women Who Followed Their Hearts to Australia
Sydney Simon & Schuster 2001 0731810554 / 9780731810550 Paperback Very Good 
Stories contributed by women who married World War 2 servicemen. 350gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
10 The Best of Behind : a Selection of the Behind Interviews from Good Weekend Magazine
Melbourne Sun Books 1989 0725105828 / 9780725105822 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
206p. Interviews with fifty-two people in the news in Australia 1987-1988.Small photo of each interviewee. ; 8vo 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
11 The Best of Behind : a Selection of the Behind Interviews from Good Weekend Magazine
Melbourne Sun Books 1989 0725105828 / 9780725105822 First Edition Paperback Good+ 
Crease bottom corner front cover. ; 206p. Interviews with fifty-two people in the news in Australia 1987-1988.Small photo of each interviewee. ; Remainder; 8vo ; 206 pages 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
12 The Jacobite Rising of 1715
Edinburgh Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Scotland 1965 0702227579 / 9780702227578 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
32p, stapled booklet illustrated, maps and portraits from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.89 AUD
 
 
13 True Life Stories of Crooks, Con Men & Courtesans
Sydney Octopus 1973 706495306 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
318 pages, over 100 illustrations. Contains over 50 stories of swindlers rakes & playboys, some of the world's greeatest scandals. Foxing inside dustjacket, which is torn and split at top edge back cover.750gms weight. ; 8vo 
Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
14 WALLABY TRACK WOMAN
Australia Mary Mackillop Secretariat of Trustees of Sisters of St Joseph 0646223658 / 9780646223650 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Woodward, Dorothy 
Oblong shaped book with colour print of Frederic McCubbin's 'On the Wallaby Track' and colour photos of the Australian desert - an invitation to take a meditative journey to discover the sacred and recognise the values inherent in the journey of Mary Mackillop who was so much part of the Australian landscape. 250gms weight ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 46 pages 
Price: 30.00 AUD
 
 
15 WAR DIARY 1939 - 1945 The Story of World War 2 in the Words of Those Who Lived through It
London Marshall Cavendish 1995 185435826x / 9781854358264 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Index. The story of World War II in the words of those who lived through it. Eyewitness accounts, perosnal memories from survivors from both sides. More than 500 b/w photos of war scenes from Europe, Pacific and Asia. Detailed battle diaries record key events.1.3kg weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 25.00 AUD
 
 
16 WOMEN AGAINST WAR Compiled by Women's Division of Soka Gakkai. Translated by Richard L Gage.
Tokyo Kodansha International Ltd. 1986 0870117777 / 9780870117770 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Faded highlighting of text on a few early pages. ; Personal accounts of forty Japanese women who are survivors of the horrors of World War 2 but applicable to all wars. Unclipped jacket, maps, 600gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages 
Price: 21.00 AUD
 
 
17 89798 Lyndon B. Johnson and the World
New York Frederick A. Praeger 1966 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
309 pages, index. 2nd printing 1966." Firsthand portrayal of Lyndon Johnson's responses to a world that would not work to his clock"by diplomatic correspondent for Wall Street Journal. Light shelf wear to cover, looks unread.; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 
 
18 Abse, Dannie A Poet in the Family - an Autobiography of Dannie Abse
London Hutchinson 1974 009119430x / 9780091194307 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
Abse has written a full-scale autobiography which explores in depth and with lyrical feeling his Welsh childhood in the thirties, his years as a student in London and the twin centres of his existence since that time, medicine and poetry.198p. Tear to top spine of jacket, scuffing to bottom edge. Shelf wear to book. Top corner of front page gone.; 8vo 
Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
19 Abse, Dannie Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve
Harmondsworth Penguin 1982 0140051538 / 9780140051537 Mass Market Paperbac Very Good 
1983 reprint.168p. Dannie Abse's reminiscences about his Jewish childhood in Cardiff, Wales. King Penguin, unmarked, yellowing of margins; 12mo 
Price: 13.89 AUD
 
 
20 Abt, Samuel LANCE ARMSTRONG'S COMEBACK FROM CANCER : A SCRAPBOOK OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER'S DRAMATIC CAREER
San Francisco Van Der Olas Publications 1999 0892495252 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 
176p, illustrated. 1999 Tour de France winner, amazing recovery - a scrapbook of Armstrong's career. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 

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