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A NATION UNITED - 9 MAY 2001 A Joint Commemorative Meeting of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Centenary Commemoration Ceremony

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Centenary of Federation Victoria: 2001

Seller ID: 20723


History of Federation and brief profiles of notable Australians. 650gms weight ; Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 64 pages View more info

BATEMAN'S EAST SUSSEX

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: The National Trust: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21806


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 View more info

CHURCHILL The Struggle for Survival 1940/65. Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1966

Seller ID: 25654


Index, Contains extracts from the candid diaries of Churchill's doctor Lord Moran, his devoted friend and confidant. Sheds light on how the great man faced up to and absorbed the strain of events during the war years, the tremendous burden of his responsibilities, and his extraordinary resolution. Heavy book extra postage required.1.75kg weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 830 pages View more info

Giants of Literature : Milton

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Maidenhead, Sampson Low: 1977

Seller ID: 1119


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. View more info

Athletes of Mazda Track Clubs '86 - Striving for Perfection!

By: N/A

Price: $19.65

Publisher: Nihon Bunka Shuppan Co Ltd: 1986

Seller ID: 10348


94p colour illustrations of Mazda sponsored athletes competing and winning, with list of sports results for the year from various meets internationally. Crease to top edge of dustjacket, closed tear front cover bottom edge taped. ; 4to View more info

The Jacobite Rising of 1715

By: N/A

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Edinburgh, Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Scotland: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9001


32p, stapled booklet illustrated, maps and portraits from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. ; 8vo View more info

Gemma Levine's Faces of the 80s. Text by Jeffrey Archer, Humphry Berkeley, and Others

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3109


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 View more info

WAR DIARY 1939 - 1945 The Story of World War 2 in the Words of Those Who Lived through It

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15022


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 View more info

Letters to Mickey by the Friends & Fans of Mickey Mantle

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Harpercollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4659


1sr printing. Silver striped and blud binding. 138 rough cut pages, dustjacket intact. Has Mickey Mantle's last letter to his fans. ; 8vo View more info

The King to His People : Being the Speeches and Messages of His Majesty King George the Fifth Delivered between July 1911 and May 1935

By: N/A

Price: $22.43

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7712


314p. Library stamps to endpapers. Lining of front hinge split but still holding. Chip to side of spine binding, minimal foxing.; Ex-Library; 12mo View more info

True Life Stories of Crooks, Con Men & Courtesans

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Sydney, Octopus: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11754


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 View more info

WOMEN AGAINST WAR Compiled by Women's Division of Soka Gakkai. Translated by Richard L Gage.

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18133


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 View more info

Dearest Beatie, my darling Jack A Victorian couple's love letters

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Willow Books: 1983

Seller ID: 28739


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 View more info

Nazi lady the diaries of Elisabeth von Stahlenberg, 1933-1948

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Blond & Briggs: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30801


Insiders detailed diary entries at the time of the Russian campaign to the flying bomb that hit Hitler's bunker. Author marries an american businessman to start a new life in Texas. Only the names of public figures are genuine. 500gms weight ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages View more info

The Best of Behind : a Selection of the Behind Interviews from Good Weekend Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Sun Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8205


206p. Interviews with fifty-two people in the news in Australia 1987-1988.Small photo of each interviewee. ; 8vo View more info

Directory of Old Haleians

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Victoria, Australian Alumni: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4245


232 pages. Lists names and occupations of a an independent Perth Private school.; 8vo View more info

WALLABY TRACK WOMAN

By: N/A

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Australia, Mary Mackillop Secretariat of Trustees of Sisters of St Joseph:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17132


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 View more info

OVERSEAS WAR BRIDES Stories from the Women Who Followed Their Hearts to Australia

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 22760


Stories contributed by women who married World War 2 servicemen. 350gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages View more info

The Best of Behind : a Selection of the Behind Interviews from Good Weekend Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Sun Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27632


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 View more info

BEYOND THE SMOKE : FIRES, DESTRUCTION AND IMAGES OF HOPE ( INTERVIEWS BY DANNY LANNEN

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Halls Gap (vic), FOGGS: 2007

Seller ID: 30116


Surface wear to front cover where inner flap rubs. ; Glossy colour photos depict the calamity and impact of the 2005/2006 bushfire that destroyed much of the Grampians National Park in western Victoria. Interviews with those affected, personal accounts testament to their strength to rebuild. 600gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages View more info