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1. Abdel-Magied, Yassmin (2016). Yassmin's Story: Who Do You Think I Am? (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Penguin Random House Australia. 322 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, colour photos, spine little creased, corner tips covers scuffed, minor edgewear. This book is about a Sudanese-Egyptian-Australian Muslim woman. At 21, Yassmin found herself working on a remote Australian oil and gas rig; she was the only woman working there. This is a story about Yassmin growing up migrant and Muslim in Australia post 9/11, navigating the usual teenage dramas, on top of adjusting to now being seen as the face of the 'enemy'. It is also about the strength of women, about learning to lead and understand the power of failure and a well-placed joke. This story challenges who we are as a society, and asks you to join the journey to a better society. ISBN: 9780857986153. Our Book No: 30562. $15 AUD.

2. Ackland, Michael (2005). Henry Handel Richardson: A Life (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 326 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread & text-photos, bottom corner tip rear corner little creased, minor edgewear. First complete biography of this famous Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson (pseudonym of Ethel Florence Richardson), who wrote "The Getting of Wisdom" and "The Fortunes of Richard Mahony". Draws on previously unavailable records to examine this unconventional author. ISBN: 0521678641. Our Book No: 20823. $25 AUD.

3. Adams, Paul (1999). The Stranger from Melbourne: Frank Hardy - A Literary Biography 1944 - 1975. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corners. Traces the relationship between Frank Hardy's writings, his political activism, and the Australian historical events that shaped his literary works. ISBN: 1876268239. Our Book No: 24823. $20 AUD.

4. Afford, Dudley James (2013). My Life on Wheels (2nd ed). Hilton, SA: Dudley James Afford / Reid Print, Mt Barker. 225 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). The inspiring story of a young South Australian man Dudley Afford. He has cerebral palsy, quadriplegia and severe vision impairment since birth. He wants to keep the memories of his childhood, adolescence and early adulthood, and to share them with his readers. A story of perseverance, resilience and celebration. He has grown more and more resolute to grow forward, and his love and compassion for others is wonderful to see. The breathtaking amount of photos makes this book very special indeed. This book is a reminder of the profound joys to be found in daily life. ISBN: 9780646904221. Our Book No: 29897. $35 AUD.

5. Ahmed, Tanveer (2011). The Exotic Rissole. Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 195 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of an immigrant Bangladeshi family living in Sydney's west. The author was eleven, and finding that he had a little too much turmeric, he enjoyed his first rissole sandwich. He joined a cricket team that gets mistaken for a terrorist group. He had a short stint as a Bollywood style game show host. He had an aversion to dead bodies as a medical student, and quite inevitably, decides to become a psychiatrist. A very amusing story. ISBN: 9781742232553. Our Book No: 40435. $18 AUD.

6. Al Muderis, Munjed; Weaver, Patrick (with) (2014). Walking Free (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 325 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, bottom corner front cover creased, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear corners, copy 1. First edition. This autobiography is the true story of a young doctor who fled war-torn Iraq, came to Australia as a refugee by boat, spent months in a detention centre, and went on to become a pioneering surgeon at the forefront of medicine. ISBN: 9781760110727. Our Book No: 28277. $15 AUD.

7. Al Muderis, Munjed; Weaver, Patrick (with) (2014). Walking Free (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 325 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner tip front cover creased, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear corners, copy 2. This autobiography is the true story of a young doctor who fled war-torn Iraq, came to Australia as a refugee by boat, spent months in a detention centre, and went on to become a pioneering surgeon at the forefront of medicine. ISBN: 9781760110727. Our Book No: 28277A. $15 AUD.

8. Alexander, Pacita; Perkins, Elizabeth (2004). A Love Affair with Australian Literature: The Story of Tom Inglis Moore (1st ed). Canberra, Charnwood: Ginninderra Press. 286 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, family tree, cover & some page corners little creased, minor edgewear, sticker marks rear cover, autograph (written dedication title page). Pacita Alexander and Elizabeth Perkins tell the story of Tom Inglis Moore (1901 - 1978), controversial crusader for Australian writers, himself a poet, journalist, academic and scholar. Traces Moore's life and influence from the farming country of Camden south of Sydney, then to England and the United States, and via the Philippines and New Guinea to Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. Includes family tree chart. ISBN: 1740272552. Our Book No: 29379. $25 AUD.

9. Allenby, Guy (2008). Ian Gawler: The Dragon's Blessing (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minimal edgewear, autograph (subject's written dedication). The inspiring life story of Australian cancer survivor and renowned healer, Ian Gawler. In 1974, an ambitious young veterinarian and athlete developed bone cancer in his right leg, which was amputated. In 1984, Ian Gawler's legendary bestseller "You Can Conquer Cancer" was published. Today, Gawler is a world-renowned pioneer in the therapeutic application of mind-body medicine and meditation. The Gawler Foundation offers residential programs and day workshops to cancer patients and their families. An honest, unflinching and illuminating portrait of an unorthodox, compassionate and courageous Australian. ISBN: 9781741756081. Our Book No: 15356. $20 AUD.

10. Aly, Anne (2018). Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra - the Irresistible Story of an Irrepressible Woman. Sydney: HarperCollins. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, four black & white photos, colour photos, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is the story of a Muslim girl growing up in suburban Australia in the 1970s. The author came here when she was two years old. In 2016, she was the first Australian Muslim woman, the first Egyptian-born woman and the first counterterrorism expert, to be elected to federal parliament. The story is told with humour and insight by a woman who has found where she belongs, and continues to make her mark internationally and in public life. ISBN: 9780733338489. Our Book No: 40291. $22 AUD.

11. Ambrose, Margaret (2005). How to be French (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 238 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, corner little bumped front cover, minor edgewear & rubbing. The story of how the author became a fluent French-speaking journalist, jetsetting to Paris to interview some of France's most famous actors and musicians. ISBN: 1741102448. Our Book No: 25045. $10 AUD.

12. Ames, Matthew; Ames, Diane; Ames, Kate (with) (2014). Will to Live: An Inspiring Story of Courage, Resilience and Love. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, top corner front cover & few pages creased, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. An inspiring story about the author who contracted toxic shock syndrome, and how his resilient spirit has helped him and his family survive after his limbs were amputated to save his life. He courageously describes how he has adapted to his new way of life. ISBN: 9780143799658. Our Book No: 28060. $25 AUD.

13. Anderson, Gae (2009). Tivoli King: Life of Harry Rickards Vaudeville Showman. Sydney, Kensington: Allambie Press. 378 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos centre spread, cover scratched, corner plastic coating front cover little lifting, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). Harry Rickards debuted as a comic singer in London's music halls in the late 19th century, and then settled in Sydney in 1892, where he established the Tivoli chain of vaudeville theatres. He became the "Napoleon of Vaudeville" and one of Australia's most colourful and dynamic showmen, as well as a powerful theatrical entrepreneur. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780646509808. Our Book No: 14991. $18 AUD.

14. Anderson, Hugh (1972). The Singing Roads: A Guide to Australian Children's Authors and Illustrators (2 Parts). Sydney: Wentworth Books. 128 + 77 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue cloth cover (gilt spine bands & lettering), black & white photos (portraits), stencilled pages, minor edgewear. Innovative brief biographies of Australian children's books authors and illustrators (some written by the writers themselves). Two parts bound as one hardback volume, retaining original card covers: Part 1 (4th edition, 1972), and Part 2 - 1970. ISBN: 0855870311. Our Book No: 17449. $40 AUD.

15. Anderson, Hugh; Blake, Les (1986). The Spinning of a Dream: The Story of John Shaw Neilson (2nd ed). Melbourne, Ascot Vale: Red Rooster Press. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, rubber stamp title page. A biography of one of Australia's greatest lyric poets, originally published in 1972 as "John Shaw Neilson" on the centenary of his death. (Self-published. Rubber stamp of Hugh Anderson, author and publisher. Limited edition, 750 copies.) ISBN: 0908247176. Our Book No: 16548. $18 AUD.

16. Apter, Jeff; Gees, Bee (2015). Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers (1st ed). Melbourne: Echo Publishing. 282 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Biography of the famous British pop group who also lived in Australia. The book is about their innovative sound and turbulent personal lives. There are revealing photos, musical insights, drama, and backstage stories. The true, inside story of the Bee Gees music - their ambition, creative imagination and fame. ISBN: 9781760060183. Our Book No: 40631. $20 AUD.

17. Armati, Mary; Cowper, Norman (foreword) (1982). E. G. Waterhouse of Eryldene (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 112 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos & drawings centre spread, tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the story of the academic linguist E. G. Waterhouse (University of Sydney) - who is also famous for his research on camellias - and of Eryldene, his Sydney home in the suburb of Gordon, now owned by the National Trust. Gowrie Waterhouse commissioned Hardy Wilson to design Eryldene, where he housed his collection of decorative arts, established a famous camellia garden, and presided over the International Camellia Society. ISBN: 0869170031. Our Book No: 20069. $10 AUD.

18. Armstrong, G. O. (1968). In Mitchell's Footsteps: A History of the Balonne Shire (+ Map) (1st ed). Balonne, QLD: W. R. Smith & Paterson Pty Ltd / Balonne Shire Council. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (some full-page), faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, top corners flaps removed, spine little faded, top edge creased), crease front flyleaf, bottom edge little rubbed, tiny scuff front board, pages lightly toned, non-author written & dated dedication front flyleaf, erratum slip tipped in. Map in envelope loosely inserted Balonne is located in southwest Queensland, over 500 kilometres from the state capital Brisbane. From the foreword: The purpose of this history is to present factual rather than fictional records of the Balonne Shire's development, 1846 to 1967, obtained from Government and Local Authority records. (There is a separate supplementary map in an envelope marked to accompany the book. ). Our Book No: 30685. $60 AUD.

19. Armstrong, Judith (1996). The Christesen Romance. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 225 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The story of an extraordinary couple, both of whom have made a unique contribution to Australia's culture and literature. Nina Christesen pioneered Russian language and literature studies during the Cold War, and husband Clem Christesen was the founding editor of the literary magazine Meanjin. A captivating account in which the history of the Christesen's public achievements is interwoven with the story of their private joys, self-doubts and sorrows. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0522847315. Our Book No: 22988. $18 AUD.

20. Arneil, Stan; Ward, Russel (foreword) (1980). One Man's War (1st ed). Sydney: Alternative Publishing Co-operative (APC). 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear & chipping jacket (rear cover lightly marked, faint toning reverse side), owner's written name & details. A unique diary written by Stan Arneil during his imprisonment by the Japanese during World War 2 (WW2), including Changi Prison, and working on the Burma Railway. ISBN: 0909188440. Our Book No: 21445A. $20 AUD.

21. Ashton, Cedric H. (1999). Memoirs: Mostly Musical. [Sydney, Newport Beach]: Cedric Ashton. 248 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), autograph (author's written dedication), front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Entertaining memoirs of an Australian musician and conductor (MBE), who regales about his 80 years of music experience. "There is not one avenue that I haven't been involved in" - cellist, horn player, conductor, chamber music, opera, ballet, band, orchestra, jazz, choir, teaching, examining. Includes Conservatorium of Music, navy bandsman (WW2, HMAS Australia, etc.), Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Rockdale Opera, King's School in Parramatta. ISBN: 0646404881. Our Book No: 16330. $40 AUD.

22. Auld, Eileen Moya (2008). Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me. [Singleton, NSW]: Eileen Moya Auld. 131 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour drawings, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, spine ends little scuffed, minor edgewear. The author writes about her childhood and the abuse she suffered at the hands of her grandfather, and the problems that come with growing up with alcoholic parents in rural New South Wales. The story is written with warmth and a sense of humour which has helped her cope with a very hard childhood. The illustrations help her to tell this very difficult autobiography. ISBN: 9780646507552. Our Book No: 40207. $30 AUD.

23. Awad, Amal (2017). Beyond Veiled Cliches: The Real Lives of Arab Women. Sydney: Vintage / Penguin Random House. 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The Australian journalist explores life from the perspective of Arab women, both in the West and the Arab world, interviewing more than 80 women. The popular belief that all Arab men are controlling does a complete disservice to women who have taken ownership of their lives and trajectories. She explores the similarities and differences experienced by Arab women (both Muslim and Christian) in both worlds in their daily lives - work, relationships, home and family life, friendships, the communities they live in, and more. As someone who has a foot in both the Western and Arabic worlds, and with cultural understanding to address important contemporary issues in both, Amal feels equipped to do this by comparing and connecting lives in both worlds. This book aims to normalise Arab women and their experiences, creating a more empathetic response to the perceived other. ISBN: 9780143782612. Our Book No: 17521. $25 AUD.

24. Ayliffe, David; Ayliffe, John (2009). My Brother's Eyes: The True Story of Surviving 16 Years in a Destructive Cult. Melbourne, Mulgrave: John Garratt Publishing. 296 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The true story of a dangerous religious cult that operated in New South Wales (NSW) - the Zion Full Salvation Ministry. David Ayliffe was involved with the group from his late teenage years and didn't leave until his early 40s. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781920721923. Our Book No: 14569. $20 AUD.

25. Bailey, Jake; McCloy, Nicola (with) (2017). What Cancer Taught Me. New Zealand: Penguin Random House New Zealand. 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This inspiring and uplifting book is the story of his journey from learning he had Burkitt's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the most aggressive kind of cancer, his treatments, and a long stay in hospital, and to now being in remission. At the time of diagnosis, he was head boy at Christchurch Boys' High School. Now in remission, he is based on the Gold Coast in Australia, from where he travels to deliver inspirational speeches that draw on his experience of cancer and all that it has taught him. ISBN: 9780143770862. Our Book No: 30038. $25 AUD.

26. Baker, A. J. (1979). Anderson's Social Philosophy: The Social Thought and Political Life of Professor John Anderson. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 152 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stiffened cover, pages light toned as usual, owner's written name. John Anderson, the Scottish-Australian philosopher, was an influential and charismatic professor at the University of Sydney. His freethought lectures proved very controversial to conservatives, including the NSW Parliament Upper House. . ISBN: 0207142165. Our Book No: 6062. $20 AUD.

27. Baker, D. W. A. (1997). The Civilised Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell and the Australian Aborigines. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 213 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (drawings) centre spread, maps, spine lightly faded, minimal creasing corner front cover & first few pages, minor edgewear. Thomas Mitchell landed in Sydney in 1827 to become Surveyor General of New South Wales. A cultured, energetic and urbane man, he worked first in the settled areas of the colony and then made four journeys of exploration, spanning 15 years. This is a seductive blend of scrupulous history and spare, elegant storytelling, ever alert to irony. ISBN: 0522847633. Our Book No: 21002. $30 AUD.

28. Banks, Mary MacLeod; Lamington, Rt-Hon. Lord (foreword) (1931). Memories of Pioneer Days in Queensland. London: Heath Cranton. 80 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original tan patterned cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), some foxing edges & few end pages (including title page), small rubbed spot top corner front flyleaf, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, otherwise internally very good condition. True first edition (dustjacket missing). Mrs Banks provides valuable reminiscences of her pioneering life in colonial Queensland on their parents property (Cressbrook, Brisbane River). Her parents were the influential McConnel family. Foreword by the sometime Governor of Queensland. This is the true first edition (tan cloth, unstated limited edition, 1000 copies. The later more common printing in 1931 has a blue cloth cover.). ISBN: B00087E6IW. Our Book No: 17448. $60 AUD.

29. Barda, Racheline (2011). Egyptian-Jewish Emigres in Australia (1st ed). Amherst Buffalo, NY: Cambria Press. 441 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), charts, corners last few pages little creased, errata slip loosely inserted, autograph (author's written name & date). Explores key aspects of the modern history of Egyptian Jews. The core of this book is the migration experience of a small group of Egyptian Jews to Australia, including the government policies related to their immigration and integration into Australian society. Also looks at a comparative case study addressing some of the themes linked to the migration experience of a select number of Egyptian Jews to France. ISBN: 9781604977967. Our Book No: 27117. $35 AUD.

30. Barnes, Jimmy (2020). Killing Time: Short Stories from the Long Road Home (1st ed). Sydney: Harper / HarperCollins. 411 pp. Hardback large wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, corners covers minimally bumped. The popular Australian singer, Jimmy Barnes, discusses what happened in between the down time before gigs or during recording sessions, while travelling in remote places, hanging out with other musicians, or just quietly going about day-to-day life. Little things that took place along the way, on the long road home. ISBN: 9782460759486. Our Book No: 30895. $35 AUD.

31. Barr, Marshall (2001). Surgery, Sand and Saigon Tea: An Australian Army Doctor in Viet Nam [Vietnam]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 252 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, small scratch rear cover, minor edgewear. Autobiography of an Australian anaesthetist's service in the Vietnam War, based on his personal diary. An uncomprisingly honest about his time spent with the Australian Task Force at Nui Dat, with civilian teams at Long Nuyen and Bien Hoa, and with American units in Saigon and Tay Ninh. He was based at 8 Field Ambulance (later 1 Australian Field Hospital), and his work is graphically described - techniques of resuscitation, surgery and evacuation of the Australian wounded, and the arrival of the first Australian nurses. ISBN: 1865084638. Our Book No: 24965. $30 AUD.

32. Barton, Rod (2006). The Weapons Detective: The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector (1st ed) [Agenda series]. Melbourne: Black Inc. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corner tips covers. Rod Narton tells of a professional life replete with adventure, urgency and achievement. This book describes the fascinating chess-game of weapons inspection (eg, as United Nations inspector in Iraq), with a mixture of detective work, scientific analysis and mind-games. Written with humour and authority, it reveals an unsung Australian hero and sheds new light on a vital chapter of contemporary history. ISBN: 0975076957. Our Book No: 22564. $16 AUD.

33. Bass, Tom; Smart, Harris (editor) (1996). Tom Bass: Totem Maker (1st ed). Melbourne, Kew: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 148 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few light scratches covers, minor edgewear. This is the story of one of Australia's leading sculptors, Tom Bass. He has created many of Australia's most significant and familiar public works including the "Trial of Socrates" at the University of Melbourne, the statue Ethos in Canberra's Civic Square, and the Entrance Sculpture at the National Library. Tom holds the Order of Australia for his services to sculpture. ISBN: 1875606343. Our Book No: 26262. $25 AUD.

34. Bassett, Marnie (1956). The Governor's Lady: Mrs Philip Gidley King: An Australian Historical Narrative (2nd ed). Melbourne: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 131 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, map, edgewear jacket (few tiny chips, lightly foxed covers & reverse side, few small stains), pages lightly toned & foxed, endpapers lightly toned, bookshop label front pastedown, protected by removable semi archival plastic sleeve. The adventurous life of Mrs King, who traveled with her husband, Governor Philip King, to the outposts of Sydney and Norfolk Island, far from the niceties of her English home. Mrs King recorded her observations of their life in a journal. This book is charming, full of interest and lively detail. The book provides an enjoyable look at Australian society in the early colonial years. Originally published, 1940. Our Book No: 30915. $20 AUD.

35. Batty, Rosie; Corbett, Bryce (with) (2015). A Mother's Story (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, color photos, remainder stripe, minimal edgewear. In 2014, Rosie’s son Luke was murdered by her troubled ex-partner. She had suffered years of domestic violence. Rosie was not silenced, but became an outspoken crusader against family violence. She was named Australian of the Year in 2015. This is her story of heartache, grief, passion, and purpose. ISBN: 9781460750551. Our Book No: 17579. $15 AUD.

36. Baum, Caroline (2017). Only: A Singular Memoir (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 372 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. A painfully honest autobiography of the unconventional childhood of the Australian journalist and writer. She was an only child and she writes about her life as a child coping with two people damaged by trauma and tragedy. ISBN: 9781760293970. Our Book No: 40089. $18 AUD.

37. Bayet-Charlton, Fabienne (2002). Finding Ullagundahi Island: A Story of Family, Place and Belonging. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A fresh and lively memoir by a South Australian indigenous academic and writer - a blend of autobiography and fiction (faction). This book is about family, place and a sense of belonging, identity and Aboriginality. ISBN: 1865085863. Our Book No: 24511. $12 AUD.

38. Beadell, Len (1975). Still in the Bush (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 175 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos, endpaper map, few small creases front cover. Entertaining adventures in outback South Australia: building roads etc., for the forthcoming Woomera rocket range. ISBN: 1864367830. Our Book No: 4845. $11 AUD.

39. Beale, Edgar (1970). Kennedy of Cape York (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 281 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps (including endpapers), some edgewear & small edge tears jacket, reverse side lightly foxed, rear cover faded & little marked, flap price-clipped), pages lightly toned, edges & photos lightly foxed, rubber stamp flyleaf, protected by semiarchival plastic sleeve. Edgar Beale has written the first three-dimensional portrait of Edmund Kennedy, a young man who left England "with an almost mad ambition to distinguish himself", as he did with his three expeditions in New South Wales and Queensland. But within seven years he was hunted to his death by Aborigines among the swamps of Cape York. The author treats Kennedy as a completely human character: humorous, brave, gifted, and exuberant. He becomes the hero of a narrative which has dramatic impact, and is based upon meticulous historical research. (ISBN not printed in book.). ISBN: 0851790062. Our Book No: 30939. $40 AUD.

40. Beattie, Coral (1993). Our Life at Nullarbor. Ceduna, SA: Self Published: Coral Beattie / Printed by Automatic Print. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white photos (including title page portraits), map, minor edgewear, rubber name stamp. The fascinating autobiography by Coral Beattie and her late husband Elwyn (Scobe), and their family. The self-published booklet looks at the station (rural property) named Nullarbor, and the various jobs that were performed to look after everything. Coral also describes her role at the station and later as Post Mistress at Fowlers Bay Post Office. ISBN: 0646138251. Our Book No: 40848. $30 AUD.

41. Beaumont, Jeanette; Vere Hole, W. (1996). Letters from Louisa: A Woman's View of the 1890s, based on the Letters of Louisa Macdonald, First Principal of the Women's College, University of Sydney. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This is the story of the contribution of one of Australia's early feminists. A young Scotswoman arrived in Australia in 1892, to become the first principal of the new Women's College at the University of Sydney. Louisa wrote letters to her friend and mentor in London, Eleanor Grove. Extracts from the letter's tell the story of the early days of the Women's College and give an insider's view of life at the University and in Sydney in the 1890s. Louisa was involved in campaigns for suffrage and against workplace exploitation, and made a major contribution to the higher education of women. ISBN: 1864480548. Our Book No: 29534. $15 AUD.

42. Beikoff, Katrina (2011). No Chopsticks Required: My Family's Unexpected Year In Shanghai (1st ed). Sydney, Warriewood: Finch Publishing. 250 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, top corner rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. The author is an award-winning journalist who accepted a one-year job on the English language newspaper The Shanghai Daily. In this book she describes the tumultuous year that she experienced with her partner and their two young children, coping with the daily life of the people in Shanghai. ISBN: 9781921462290. Our Book No: 30061. $18 AUD.

43. Belakhova, Frieda (2011). My Past Life: The Soviet Experience. Melbourne, Docklands: JoJo Publishing. 267 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. The autobiography of a young Jewish girl coming of age in the Soviet Union and her flight to a better life, via Italy to Australia in 1975. Written passionately in part as a letter to her son. She describes her childhood in communal flats in Odessa (Ukraine) before and after World War II. She describes in detail her family and neighbors, and the discrimination against Jews. The terrible living conditions in the communal flats are described as they struggle with health problems and the everyday chores, and having insufficient clothing, food and other conveniences we take for granted. (Stock photo may be incorrect.). ISBN: 9780980518597. Our Book No: 15808. $15 AUD.

44. Bell, John (2002). The Time of My Life (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent & puncture), faint foxing top edge. In this memoir, the author writes about his humble upbringing, and a rich varied life. He shares the highs and lows of his four decades in theatre and media. There are 32 pages of photos to bind this fascinating autobiography together. This is a wonderful gift for anyone interested in Australian theatre. ISBN: 1865086401. Our Book No: 28228. $20 AUD.

45. Bennett, Michael deBensted (2001). Red Sky at Night: The Life of a Professional Seafarer. Sydney, Turramurra: Michael deBensted Bennett. 246 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, light toning fore-edge, front cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. A self-published true story of his time as a professional seafarer of 27 years from 1957 to 1985. He served in warships of the Royal Navy as a Royal Naval Reserve officer before joining the Royal Australian Navy in 1969 where he served at sea in an number of warships and as the captain of a patrol boat in the waters of Papua New Guinea. In this fascinating book he has written of his experiences and observations of icebergs and sheet ice, blizzards, thick fog, storms, dust-storms, minefields, war-damaged Europe, the Rock of Gibraltar, Malta, the ruins of Pompeii, the Egyptian pyramids, the 'Land of the Midnight Sun', 'Roaring Forties', Australia, New Zealand, submarines, navigation, engineering, aviation and much more. ISBN: 0646412981. Our Book No: 27727. $22 AUD.

46. Beresford, Bruce (2007). Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This: True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade (1st ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 322 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers & frontispiece, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The author is an award-winning Australian film-maker. In this book he writes about the highs and lows of the screen trade, notably Hollywood. Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Jeffrey Archer, Steven Seagal and many others join him in this very funny look at celebrity, Hollywood and the in-between things that make up a directors life. Literate and sharply observed, this is a very entertaining insider's look at a rarely glimpsed world. ISBN: 0732284392. Our Book No: 27373. $20 AUD.

47. Beresford, Quentin (2008). The Godfather: The Life of Brian Burke. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Once touted as a future Australian prime minister, former Western Australian premier Brian Burke has had a rollercoaster political career. As premier, the man in the Panama hat, was was a key player behind the mineral boom that became the infamous WA Inc. in the 1980s. After a high profile inquiry, he was jailed for corruption in 1994, and again in 1997. Brian Burke then became a ruthless behind-the-scenes powerbroker in WA politics, business and unions. With his capacity to deliver fundraising largesse to the ALP, his control over preselections, and a cadre of mafia-like devoted supporters, he became the Godfather of WA politics. The amazing story of his spectacular rise and spectacular fall. ISBN: 9781741755565. Our Book No: 16683. $25 AUD.

48. Berg, Derek (2008). The Shipping Broker: From Norway to the Turmoil of Pre-war China (1st ed). Melbourne, Glen Waverley: Sid Harta Publishers. 251 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. The story of a segment of Sverre Berg's life, based on notes he wrote while a prisoner-of-war (POW) in Hong Kong (1941-1945), and later handed down to the author, his son. He has written about his maritime and naval life between the two Great Wars of the 20th century as seen through the eyes of his father. It covers the period between 1913 and 1941. ISBN: 9781921362071. Our Book No: 27362. $20 AUD.

49. Beudel, Saskia (2013). A Country in Mind: Memoir with Landscape (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 362 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear. This book tells stories from Australia's desert heart, examines the entanglement of Aboriginal and European cultures, remembers POW camps in Indonesia during World War 2, and relives childhood epiphanies in a haunting collection of landscapes while tracing family secrets across the globe. The author captures the enigmas of displacement, belonging and the intricacies, often at odds with one another, of Aboriginal and settler understandings of the desert environment. ISBN: 9781742584942. Our Book No: 27136. $30 AUD.

50. Bevan, Scott (2014). Bill: The Life of William Dobell (1st ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Simon & Schuster. 497 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner front cover little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A biography of one of Australia's greatest artists. Explores how ambition and talent took a working class boy a long way in the world from Newcastle to Sydney and overseas, and how the reaction to one painting (Archibald Prize award controversy) almost destroyed him. It is also a celebration of community, and how one man finally discovered where he belonged - in the unlikeliest of places. The author has spent years researching and interviewing Dobell's friends and long-time locals. He discovered that Sir William was accepted as one of their own - in the small town of Wangi Wangi (Lake Macquarie), north of Sydney. ISBN: 9781925030549. Our Book No: 40426. $25 AUD.

51. Bhathal, Ragbir (1993). Australian Astronomer John Tebbutt: The Life and Work of the Man on the $100 note. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 111 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos. A biography of Australia's most famous 19th century astronomer who built the largest private observatories in Australia at Windsor, New South Wales. ISBN: 0864175221. Our Book No: 3225. $18 AUD.

52. Bickel, Lennard (1983). Florey: The Man Who Made Penicillin [Sun Papermac]. Melbourne: Sun / Pan Macmillan. 227 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small tear top spine repaired, minor edgewear. Biography by Lennard Bickel of the Australian-born pathologist who invented penicillin, and changed millions of lives because of his groundbreaking discovery. (Originally published as "Rise Up to Life" in 1972.). ISBN: 0725104058. Our Book No: 20229. $12 AUD.

53. Bickel, Lennard (1991). Australia's First Lady: The Story of Elizabeth Macarthur (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin / A Susan Haynes Book. 219 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Leonard Bickel explores the early life of pioneer Elizabeth Macarthur in a pretty Devon vicarage, the hardships she endured aboard the sailing ship Neptune enroute to Sydney. Then her arrival in Australia in 1790, and her role in running Elizabeth Farm and her husband John's other pastoral properties during his time in England in 1801, and again after his involvement in the Rum Rebellion between 1809 and 1817. The centre of her life was her husband and her children, but she became an astute businesswoman. This story of her long and remarkable life is based on a wealth of letters, documents and accounts. He pays tribute to her hard work, fortitude and integrity, and provides the reader with an insight on many aspects of Australian colonial life. ISBN: 0044422318. Our Book No: 30907. $22 AUD.

54. Binge, Leonie (2015). Nellie's Vow: A Remarkable True Story of Triumph Over Tragedy. Sydney, Crows Nest: Arbon Publishing. 336 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos (including inside covers), frontispiece, edges faintly scuffed, minor edgewear. This is an inspiring true story. The four Peisley girls spent their early childhood years in Nyngan, country New South Wales, until they were separated and had to live in pain and poverty. Nellie, the eldest, brings them all together in the end. The book is packed with historical detail including their early country life, childhood anecdotes to heart-rending descriptions of Depression-era Sydney (1930s). The sepia photos of the places and people in the story bring it to life. This memoir is a poignant tribute to one young woman's fortitude in the face of terrible misfortune. ISBN: 9780992351281. Our Book No: 28945. $30 AUD.

55. Bird, Delys (editor); Haskell, Dennis (editor) (1992). Whose Place? A Study of Sally Morgan's My Place. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 80 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Essays that offer literary criticism of the bestselling autobiography in which an Australian woman rediscovers her Aboriginal identity. Includes a long interview with Sally Morgan. ISBN: 0207176760. Our Book No: 4510. $16 AUD.

56. Bird, Nancy; Kennard, Gaby (foreword) (1992). My God! It's a Woman (The Autobiography of Nancy Bird) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine minimally faded, autograph (author's written dedication). Autobiography of Nancy Bird, Australia's remarkable pioneer female aviator. ISBN: 0207168245. Our Book No: 10334. $15 AUD.

57. Blackburn, Julia (1995). Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines. New York: Vintage Departures. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint mark fore-edge, top corner creased one page, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation few pages, autograph (author's written name title page & sticker front cover). The semi-fictional story of the Irish woman who lived among Aborigines in South Australia for 30 years. ISBN: 0679744460. Our Book No: 26635. $10 AUD.

58. Blacket, Judy (1983). The Year of the House (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, front hinge lightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear & rubbing. This fascinating story is about her search for a house of her own in Canberra. The many adventures she has along the way to finding her perfect home will be familiar to many people looking for a permanent home. Text and drawings by the author. ISBN: 0949910120. Our Book No: 29833. $15 AUD.

59. Blainey, Ann (2008). I Am Melba (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 386 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, rear cover & last few pages corner tips little creased, minor edgewear. This is the story of an Australian girl who defied convention and became the most famous singer of her era. This biography has been enhanced by new research by the author and tells the story of Melba's remarkable career. ISBN: 9781863951838. Our Book No: 27102. $15 AUD.

60. Bloom, Cameron; Greive, Bradley Trevor (2016). Penguin Bloom: The Odd Little Bird who Saved a Family (1st, reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books / HarperCollins. 207 pp. Hardback large oblong octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, few black & white photos, minor edgewear. First edition reprint. This beautiful book is a very special story of hope and courage. This very inspiring story starts with Sam Bloom's accident which left her paralysed and very depressed. Along came Penguin the magpie chick who is left without a family after she fell from her nest, and the Bloom family care for her. Penguin is a very important member of her human family. The life-like photos show that love and care can make a big difference. ISBN: 9780733334948. Our Book No: 28789. $25 AUD.

61. Blunt, Michael J. (1985). John Irvine Hunter of the Sydney Medical School 1898 - 1924. Sydney: Sydney University Press (SUP). 135 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour frontispiece, minimal edgewear. The story of John Irvine Hunter, professor of anatomy, University of Sydney, whose youthful brilliance and achievements made him a household name in post-World War 1 Australia. He died at the early age of 26. A legend that began to grow around him in his lifetime lives on today, 60 years after his death. This biography probes the nature of that legend from both his scientific achievements and personality attributes. ISBN: 042400111X. Our Book No: 24518. $15 AUD.

62. Blyth, Ken; Corris, Peter (with) (2000). Petro-pirates: The Hijacking of the Petro Ranger (1st ed). Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A first-hand account of surviving modern piracy. In the early hours of 17th April 1998, 40km off the Malaysian coast, the Australian skipper of the 12,000 tonne Petro Ranger fell victim to bandits of another age. The pirates were finally captured, and the full story can now be told: 50 days of terror on the high seas. ISBN: 1865083682. Our Book No: 25377. $10 AUD.

63. Boase, Alice; Knowlden, Margaret (editor) (2003). We Reach the Promised Land: A British Couple's Association with the World-Famous St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital 1954 - 1969 (1st ed). Sydney, St Ives Chase: M. & E. Publishing. 136 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The story of Arthur and Alice Boase, and their time spent in Jerusalem. He was Warden of the Ophthalmic Hospital of the Order of St John in Jerusalem. Alice was an inveterate writer, and found a rich field of subject matter in her new home. Jerusalem, its people and its environs, take on characters of their own. Margaret Knowlden, the editor, felt her parents experiences as ex-patriates during a very interesting period in this troubled part of the world were worth preserving in this special book. ISBN: 0975094882. Our Book No: 26033. $20 AUD.

64. Bone, Pamela (2007). Bad Hair Days (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner tip rear cover creased, minimal edgewear & old price marks. The personal experience of bone cancer, as told by a Melbourne journalist. Through chemotherapy and other invasive treatments, to the process of coming to terms with the inevitability of her death. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780522853698. Our Book No: 24774. $12 AUD.

65. Bonkowski, Basia (2009). Shimmer. Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing. 198 pp. Paperback octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of the last days of a Polish-Australian woman's life. As the author gathers with her brothers to watch over their mother as she lies in hospital, she gradually untangles the threads that have formed the rich tapestry of her mother's life - and her own. The lyrical prose and sharp eye for detail create an unforgettable account of her family over three generations, including WW2 in Poland. ISBN: 9781921497216. Our Book No: 27750. $15 AUD.

66. Bowden, Tim (2004). This Can't Happen to Me: Tackling Type 2 Diabetes. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 207 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. Tim Bowden, the well-known ABC journalist, reports with humour his personal experience of Type 2 diabetes. Written in a friendly and informative and accessible style, this book is a valuable aid not only for those with Type 2 diabetes, their families, carers and health professionals, but for all of us at risk. ISBN: 1741143187. Our Book No: 19996. $20 AUD.

67. Bowen, Jill (1994). Kidman: The Forgotten King: The True Story of The Greatest Pastoral Landholder In Modern History (Reprint ed). Sydney: Cornstalk Publishing. 476 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white photos (including frontispiece), boards little faded, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded), top corner rear board little bumped, tiny scuff front free flyleaf. The biography of the Australian bushman, grazier and businessman, Sir Sidney Kidman. This book looks at the fascinating Kidman facts and fictions, and gives a balanced account of this larger-than-life Australian and his exceptional achievements. ISBN: 020718464X. Our Book No: 29710. $30 AUD.

68. Bower, Father Rod (2018). Outspoken: The Life and Work of the Man Behind Those Signs (1st ed). Sydney: Penguin Random House Australia. 354 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. This autobiography is by the Anglican priest who wrote ‘Dear Christians, Some people are gay. Get over it. Love God” on the roadside sign at his Gosford parish church. He started a media revolution when he posted them on Facebook. Today Fr Rod has close to 65,000 followers on social media. He uses this platform to raise questions about Australia’s corporate soul, to assert that we are all important. The death threats pour in about the content of his messages. This book is frank, both philosophical and funny. It illuminates the life and work of the man behind those signs. ISBN: 9780143788409. Our Book No: 40281. $26 AUD.

69. Bowering, Margaret (2011). The Uncles: The Story of the Heyde Brothers: German Migrants to Western Australia in the Early 1900s. Sydney, Cremorne: Cremorne1.Com. 113 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, laminate lightly lifting rear cover near spine, cover corners little creased, minor edgewear, correction slip loosely inserted. This biography of the five Heyde brothers came about after her frequent visits to the beautiful farm that they pioneered near Manjimup in Western Australia. She researched their lives, obtaining interviews, information and photos from many of the Heyde descendants in Germany, as well as descendants of former neighbours in Manjimup. Excerpts from the brothers' letters home and the photos provided by the Heyde family bring their story to life. ISBN: 9780987152800. Our Book No: 28806. $25 AUD.

70. Bowman, Lisa (1998). Australians on Arthur Boyd (1st ed). Melbourne: Australia Post. 40 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour illustrations, black & white drawings & photos, minor edgewear, crease in rear cover, rear cover little rubbed. This book commemorates Arthur Boyd's recognition as the 1999 'Australia Post Australian Legend' and features a collection of tributes and stories by some of his closest friends and colleagues. The book provides an overview of the life and work of an artist whose vision and acts of philanthropy have added a richness to the culture and aspirations of Australia. Our Book No: 26717. $18 AUD.

71. Box, Sheila (2001). The Real George Barrington? The Adventures of a Notorious London Pickpocket, later Head Constable of the Infant Colony of New South Wales (1st ed). Melbourne: Arcadia / Australian Scholarly Publishing. 172 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white plates, minor edgewear. George Barrington was famous in late 18th century England as an notorious pickpocket who was repeatedly caught. His fame rests on his gentlemanly pretensions and his remarkable ability to sway juries. His last conviction came in 1790, after which he was transported to Botany Bay where he flourished. This carefully researched biography supplants the earlier very creditable biography by Richard Lambert (1930). Carefully disposes of myths and builds a believable picture of Barrington as well as crime and criminal justice of the age. ISBN: 187560698X. Our Book No: 17913. $28 AUD.

72. Bradbury, Ruth M. (2000). And One from England: The Story of an Early Wesleyan Minister. Canberra, Campbell: Ruth M. Bradbury. 240 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), cover & few pages corner tips little creased, minor edgewear, rubber stamps, spine label. This life of Reverend James Robert Bradbury is the culmination of several years of research by the author. Ruth became interested after reading Reverend Bradbury's shipboard diary and his writings on Palmerston in the Northern Territory. He was born in Manchester, England in 1859. He came to Australia in 1882. He had a strenuous and demanding life which was common with our early ministers after arriving from England in a strange and sometimes unfriendly country. ISBN: 0957799608. Our Book No: 27061. $30 AUD.

73. Bradfield, K. N. E.; Steele, Jeremy (editor) (1999). Bill Bradfield at Oxford, 1935 - 1938. Sydney: Sydney University Engineering Alumni, Faculty of Engineering. 32 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, staples slightly rusted, spots toning front cover, spine little rubbed, corner tips front cover little creased, minor creasing & edgewear. Recollections of a graduate from the Sydney University Engineering School at Oxford in the 1930s. Recording of a conversation with Jeremy Steele in January 1996 conducted in Dr K. N. E. Bradfield's home in Fairlight, on the North Shore of Sydney. ISBN: 186487029X. Our Book No: 40726. $15 AUD.

74. Bradley, Kevin (editor) (2006). John Meredith, a Tribute: Folklore Collector, Photographer, Writer, Performer. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 62 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners, faint foxing title page. This book is the story of John Meredith who was born in 1920 and died in 2001. During his active life he was a folklore collector, developed an interest in photography, wrote several books (many about folk music), and became involved in the folk music scene. He came from a rural working class background. He was known to be a giving person and tended to make friends easily. ISBN: 0642276366. Our Book No: 30505. $20 AUD.

75. Bradley, Pamela (2008). Nefertiti Street: A Woman's Search to Reclaim Her True Feminine Spirit (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Her personal experiences, and how her life changed by taking a series of physical and spiritual journeys to Egypt, including experiencing Islam. ISBN: 9781741105117. Our Book No: 25367. $13 AUD.

76. Bradman, Don [Donald] (1950). Farewell to Cricket. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 316 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good condition, green cloth cover (little flecking edges), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpapers lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, spine ends chipped, small tear base front endpaper, edgewear. First edition. Australia's greatest cricketer tells his own story of his playing days from his childhood in Australia to his last triumphant season in England. Includes a chapter on captaincy. Our Book No: 4102. $20 AUD.

77. Bramston, Troy (2016). Paul Keating: The Big Picture Leader (1st ed). Melbourne, Brunswick: Scribe Publications. 770 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, small mark bottom edge, signed copy sticker on front of jacket, autograph (author's written name title page). Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Troy Bramston provides the definitive biography of Australia's 24th Prime Minister, and the first that Keating has cooperated with in over 20 years. Troy Bramston draws on 15 hours of new interviews with Keating, including access to his extensive files. This book tells the story of a political warrior's rise to power, from the outer suburbs of Sydney through Young Labor and into parliament at just 25 years of age. Plus serving as a minister in the last days of the Whitlam government, his pathbreaking term as treasurer in the 1980s, and his four years as Prime Minister from 1991 to 1996. Plus his interests and passions since. ISBN: 9781925321746. Our Book No: 40860. $50 AUD.

78. Brasch, R. (Rabbi Rudolph) (1998). Reminiscences of a Roving Rabbi. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), front cover jacket little scratched, minor edgewear. The fascinating autobiography of Rudolph Brasch, the much-travelled Australian rabbi and writer. From working as a padre during the blitz in London, through to leading congregations in Berlin, London, Dublin, Johannesburg, Alabama and Sydney, he also wrote and promoted his popular books. ISBN: 020718979X. Our Book No: 20055. $25 AUD.

79. Brenchley, Fred; Tandberg, Ron (cartoonist) (2003). Allan Fels: A Portrait of Power (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley & Sons. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned as usual, small mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Tells the story of charismatic academic Allan Fels, controversial as chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). A compelling inside story of the forces that cut short the career of Allan Fels as Australia's competition czar. ISBN: 1740310705. Our Book No: 20481. $10 AUD.

80. Brenchley, Fred; Brenchley, Elizabeth (2001). Stoker's Submarine: Australia's Daring Raid on the Dardanelles on the Day of the Gallipoli Landing (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & two sepia (brown-tinted) photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, crease front cover next to cover join, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. Fred and Elizabeth Brenchley tell about Lieutenant Commander Dacre Stoker, the captain of the Australian submarine AE2 on the day the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli. He set out on a mission to breach the Dardanelles Strait to disrupt Turkish supply lines to the isolated Gallipoli peninsula. Stoker and his men succeeded where British and French submarines had come to grief. The story of a remarkable naval hero and the men under his command, and the AE2 itself, still lying intact on the floor of the Sea of Marmara, is celebrated as the most tangible relic of Australia's role at Gallipoli. ISBN: 073226703X. Our Book No: 29377. $30 AUD.

81. Brennan, John (2014). Brenno: The Life and Times of a Media Godfather. London: New Holland. 320 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket, spine ends little rubbed. This book is the story of an amazing life and influential career. Brenno spent more than 60 years in the radio industry - first as an on-air announcer in Country NSW, then as a ground-breaking Top 40 DJ at 2SM at the height of the rock and roll era. A flawless sports broadcaster on TV and radio in the 1970s and 1980s, he was later the program director behind talkback radio at No. 1 stations 2UE and 2GB in the 1990s and 2000s. He tells his story in an engaging and conversational style, outlining the the secrets of his success. There are breakout chapters from many of his contemporaries who highlight his wonderful achievements. The many photos include Bob Rogers, Alan Jones, Tom Jones, Abba, Petula Clark, Ray Martin, Jeff Harvey, and the Seekers. ISBN: 9781742575728. Our Book No: 30343. $30 AUD.

82. Bridge, Carl (editor) (1994). Manning Clark: Essays on His Place in History. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 236 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few tiny dents rear cover, minor edgewear. These essays offer detailed, scholarly analysis of history as portrayed by Manning Clark - its style and structure, dominant themes, treatment of women and Aborigines, sense of place, and reliability. They examine Clark's place among Australian historians, artists and writers, his public role as the best guru in the business, his teaching methods, his philosophy of life, and his thinking on national identity. This book seeks to form opinion and to steady the debate. Contributors include historians, political scientists, literary critics, classicists, men and women, young and old, friends and enemies. ISBN: 0522846408. Our Book No: 23812. $12 AUD.

83. Brier, Eric (2002). To Talk of Many Things: Some Experiences During My Life as an Engineer. Brisbane: CopyRight Publishing Company. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark inside front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication title page, first name only). The author has written a very important book about his experiences as an Australian engineer which will be of interest to historians and young people entering the profession. His stories about projects in the Australian hinterland explain the difficulty his generation faced and shows the enormous contribution modern technology has made to assist the work of engineers. ISBN: 1876344067. Our Book No: 27905. $35 AUD.

84. Brierley, Jean (2009). Heading South: A True Family Pioneering Story. [Sydney, Killara]: Jean Brierley. 155 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, fore-edge & cover corners little creased. The author has written this book from memory after 40 years. The story is about the family moving out of Hunters Hill in Sydney to the South Coast to improve John's health. They bought land and built a caravan park where they stayed for nine years before moving back to Sydney. The memories have always been with Jean and she is happy to have written this story. (No ISBN in book.Written dedication, dated 2009. Noted in Killara Bowls News, November 2010, and Jean is stated as a Life Member of the KIlara Bowling Club.) Our Book No: 28005. $30 AUD.

85. Brocklehurst, Peter (2004). Finding My Voice: The Peter Brocklehurst Story (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The well-known Australian vocalist writes about his life. ISBN: 1741143446. Our Book No: 24673. $12 AUD.

86. Broinowski, Richard Philip (2001). A Witness to History: The Life and Times of Robert Arthur Broinowski. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 257 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, front cover jacket little rubbed. minor edgewear. Biography of Polish-Australian public servant, by his grandson. He was secretary to three Defence Ministers, Federal parliamentary officer (Clerk of the Senate), broadcaster, and editor of two poetry magazines. ISBN: 0522849423. Our Book No: 11919. $20 AUD.

87. Brooks, Barbara; Clark, Judith (with) (1998). Eleanor Dark: A Writer's Life. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 504 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This full-length biography of Eleanor Dark by Barbara Brooks draws on restricted letters and papers, her published and unpublished writing, recently released security files and extensive interviews with family, friends and writer colleagues. There are also interviews with husband Eric Dark conducted before his death in 1987. Woven into this is the personal story of Eleanor Dark - the early loss of her mother, the imposing figure of her writer father, her long marriage to Eric, her life at Varuna, her times - and, most of all - her writing. ISBN: 0732909031. Our Book No: 26906. $30 AUD.

88. Brooks, Mary (2014). Mary Lives: A Story of Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder [Many Lives]. [Sydney, Gordon]: Mary Brooks / Xlibris. 395 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner creased front cover, covers little scratched, little bump base spine, minor edgewear corners. The author is a Sydney general practitioner (GP). She battles with both anorexia and bipolar disorder. She writes about the pain and chaos in her life, through her abnormal adolescence and adult years, to the equilibrium of today. This book is inspiring and enlightening. ISBN: 9781493135608. Our Book No: 28250. $12 AUD.

89. Brown, Bob (2014). Optimism: Reflections on a Life of Action (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Hardie Grant. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket. The environmentalist and founder of the Australian Greens political party shares thoughts from his public and private life. This inspirational book is a meditation on the great and the small and is written with warmth. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781742707662. Our Book No: 27947. $20 AUD.

90. Brown, Helen (2018). Bono: The Rescue Cat who Helped Me Find My Way Home (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear corner tips. This is a warm and often funny book about love, life and recovery. It's also a book about a very special rock-star rescue cat with a big heart that Helen was enticed to adopt upon coming to live in New York. By the author of "Cleo”, and based on her Huffington Post blog. ISBN: 9780733338045. Our Book No: 40193. $20 AUD.

91. Brown, Nicholas; Boden, Susan (2012). A Way Through: The Life of Rick Farley. Sydney, Kensington: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 352 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Rick Farley was an extraordinary man: head of the Cattlemen's Union and the National Farmers' Federation, co-founder of National Landcare, campaingner for Aboriginal rights and reconciliation. His simple message was for all Australians to care a lot better for their country. ISBN: 9781921410857. Our Book No: 17113. $22 AUD.

92. Brownscombe, Ross (1997). Blue Rivers: A Narrative of Time in the Blue Mountains. Kingsdene, NSW: Forever Wild Press. 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The record of solo raft trips down the five wild rivers of the Blue Mountains, by Ross Brownscombe. ISBN: 0646322044. Our Book No: 14131. $18 AUD.

93. Bryan, Gregory (2012). To Hell and High Water: Walking in the Footsteps of Henry Lawson (1st ed). Sydney, Newport: Big Sky Publishing. 358 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, tiny bump top spine, minor edgewear. This book follows the author's quest to conquer the extremes of some of Australia's most remote country, and follow his dream of walking in Henry Lawson's footsteps. He shared the experience with his brother Baz. They walked the 450 kilometres from Bourke to Hungerford and back again. He blends in a biography of Henry Lawson, and includes extracts of Lawson's own writing. This is a story of Australia's past and present, and the life of a literary legend. It is also the story of an ordinary person achieving extraordinary things through unwavering mateship and a dogged determination to never give up. ISBN: 9781921941788. Our Book No: 30180. $30 AUD.

94. Buchanan, Gilbert (1998). Malco Polia: A da Vinci Man [Malco Polia Trilogy: Book 2]. Sydney: Kew Place Publishing Associates. 410 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Novel by Australian writer Gilbert Buchanan, being Book 2 of a trilogy partly based on real people and events, spanning middle-class life of the Polia family as lived from 1855 to 1960 in Australia - and also in England, Ireland, USA and the Far East. Malco Polia is a second-generation Italian-Australian child who grows into manhood, but devotes himself to everything new in the current technological world - be it mechanical, artistic or athletic. ISBN: 0646281488. Our Book No: 20574. $20 AUD.

95. Buchanan, Jo (2004). Wings of Madness: A Mother's Journey. Sydney: New Holland. 176 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, covers little scratched, minor edgewear. Logie winner Miles Buchanan at age 23 was at the peak of his career in TV and theatre, but he actually was in the grip of severe depression and addiction. His mother Jo Buchanan describes her quest to find answers and ultimate triumph. The true story of a brave family. ISBN: 1741101786. Our Book No: 16617. $20 AUD.

96. Buchanan, Rachel (2013). Stop Press: The Last Days of Newspapers [Media Chronicles]. Melbourne, Brunswick: Scribe Publications. 169 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, small marks fore-edge, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). The author chronicles her experiences, providing a unique insider's perspective on the rise and slow decline of the printed newspaper. Investigating one of the biggest changes in the Australian media today, provides an account from a journalist at the frontlines of history. ISBN: 9781922070579. Our Book No: 30288. $16 AUD.

97. Buckby, Pauline (2003). David Howie: Devil or Saint? Smithton, TAS: Jamala Press. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, no flyleaf or title page as issued, black & white photos, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners & top spine. From the author's notes: The events that took place in the life of David Howie are historical fact, and appropriate record details are quoted in the bibliography. There is no evidence that Howie left any diaries, so some speculation and embellishment has been necessary to reconstruct his story where no records exist. An insight into David Howie's immediate family in Fifeshire where he was born, has been well researched. He became a household name in Australia in 1845. The research over many years in England, Scotland and Australia tells the story of a man who became a legend in his adopted country. The story is one of crime, passion, wrecked ships, attempted murder, sealers, pirates, Aborigines, graft and incredible bravery. He rescued the survivors of the Cataraqui wreck on King Island, Australia's worst sea tragedy on record. He was awarded the title of Straits Constable by the government of the day in order to police the islands of Bass Strait. ISBN: 1876913088. Our Book No: 29603. $35 AUD.

98. Bunbury, Bill (1993). Reading Labels on Jam Tins: Living Through Difficult Times. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 216 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. Bill Bunbury provides a collection of personal experiences and impressions by Australians who are important for Australia's history. Based on the popular ABC social history radio programs, this book is a lively, readable collection of historical snapshots, in both words and pictures. ISBN: 1863680314. Our Book No: 26519. $20 AUD.

99. Bunday, Helen (2007). From Farmer to Fiddler: The Story of Donald Hazelwood, Concertmaster Emeritus (1st ed) [Eminent Musicians of Australia]. Sydney, Terrey Hills: Bowerbird Press. 233 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear corners, old price marks. The story of a remarkable musician's life. Hazelwood overcame many obstacles to reach the peak of his profession. He was concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) for 33 years, and he became one of Australia's best-known and respected musicians. His story ranges from a vivid picture of rural life in Australia in the early decades of the last century, to his encounters with famous conductors such as Goossens and de Waart. Also covers the creation of the Sydney Opera House. ISBN: 9780957779044. Our Book No: 23361. $40 AUD.

100. Bundy, Alan (editor) (1988). James Bennett: Supplier to the Nation's Libraries. Adelaide: Auslib Press. 60 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor creasing top corner cover & few adjacent pages. The story, substantially in the subject's own words, of the life and career of James Ingram Bennett, founder in 1958 of James Bennett Library Services (in Sydney), the largest library supplier in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. ISBN: 0958989591. Our Book No: 23891. $10 AUD.

101. Burnett, Robert (2006). Gold Dust on the Wool. Sydney, Parramatta: RDU Books. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover creased, top corners few pages creased, top corner tips little worn, rubber stamp title page, autograph (author's written name title page). Continues the Sugden story that began in "The Classer". ISBN: 0958029318. Our Book No: 26509. $35 AUD.

102. Burton, Pamela (2012). The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, errata slip loosely inserted. Biography of the man who killed his father and sister in November 2009 at his sister's home in Randwick (a southern Sydney suburb). The author highlights the issues that confront families coping with mental illness, in this case, paranoid schizophrenia - and how the killer "slipped through the cracks" of the mental health system (in both Australia and Britain) over many years. ISBN: 9780522862317. Our Book No: 27097. $12 AUD.

103. Buttrose, Ita (1998). A Passionate Life (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 468 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, light toning edges, light rubbing bottom edge. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A Passionate life, by Ita Buttrose (1998). Autobiography by prominent Australian businesswomen and media personality, who later became chair of the ABC Board. ISBN: 0670871001. Our Book No: 25663. $30 AUD.

104. Byrnes, Paul; Strong, James (foreword) (2000). Qantas by George: The Remarkable Story of George Roberts. Sydney: Watermark Press. 196 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Biography of the colourful engineer who joined Qantas in 1936, and therefore grew up with early Australian aviation. ISBN: 0949284521. Our Book No: 8621. $15 AUD.

105. Cambridge, Ada; Barton, Patricia (notes) (1988). Unspoken Thoughts (Reissue ed) [Occasional Paper]. Canberra, Campbell: English Department, Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales. 184 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, loose-leaf errata sheet. This book was originally published anonymously in 1887 by the novelist and serial writer for Australian newspapers. This re-publication, together with a brief contextual history, will stimulate fresh interest in Cambridge's poetry and its relation to Australian literary history and women's writing. ISBN: 0731700481. Our Book No: 22683. $25 AUD.

106. Cameron, Peter (1994). Heretic (The True Story of an Australian Convicted of Heresy) (1st ed). Sydney: Doubleday. 212 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. First edition. Sydney academic describes how he was surprisingly convicted of heresy by the Presbyterian Church of Australia in 1992. The charge arose out of an address he gave, both supporting the ordination of women to the ministry, and attacking the approach to Christianity generally known as Fundamentalism. ISBN: 0868245445. Our Book No: 2421. $15 AUD.

107. Campbell, Bob (2013). Giants Leap: An Activist Folksinger's Memoir. City Not Stated: Bob Campbell. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light crease cover joins to spine, minor edgewear corners. This personal autobiography tells the story of Fiddler Bob. He is a veteran of the Australian folk music scene, a singer, musician, writer, poet, teacher and story teller. The story is also a record of the social history, music and folklore of a dedicated group of Australians who helped make society aware of social, cultural and environmental problems. ISBN: 9781483680033. Our Book No: 29141. $20 AUD.

108. Cannon, Michael (1981). That Damned Democrat: John Norton, an Australian Populist, 1858 - 1916 (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings & plates, pages faintly toned, light foxing top edge, tiny scuff rear cover jacket (minor edgewear). The story of John Norton, who was a gifted but erratic Sydney newspaper publisher and politician. A compelling story of an extraordinary character who used radical journalism and politics (Truth newspaper) to reach personal goals, doing a lot of good and harm along the way. Most of the book is an anthology articles and editorials that Norton published in his newspaper. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0522842151. Our Book No: 29452. $15 AUD.

109. Carew, Edna (1988). Keating: A Biography (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends little rubbed, top edge little foxed. Keating: A Biography, by Edna Carew (Allen & Unwin, 1988). The first full-scale biography of Australian politician Paul Keating. Edna Carew has interviewed over 100 of Keating's friends and foes, to write this mid-career biography which puts together the dramatic story of his relentless rise to power. ISBN: 0043350593. Our Book No: 28729. $20 AUD.

110. Caro, Jane (2015). Plain-speaking Jane (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 377 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner tip front cover & bottom corner tip rear cover creased, crease in spine, three tiny pin-head holes in front cover & first five pages, small rubbed spot front cover, minor edgewear. Autobiography of Australian communication consultant and social commentator. Her life story and its many ups and downs that she has learnt to cope with. Jane also speaks honestly about her battle with anxiety, and offers hope and assurance that it is not a life sentence. The book is written with panache and wit in which Jane celebrates a perfectly imperfect life. ISBN: 9781743534847. Our Book No: 30743. $20 AUD.

111. Carter, Alan (1985). Carter Bros and Dad (1st ed). Sydney, St. Leonards: Australian Antique Trader. 126 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white cartoons & photos, minor edgewear jacket, small scuff mark top corner flyleaf, spine lightly faded. A book of fun and anecdotes about the people to be found within, and on the fringes of, the secondhand and antique trade in Australia during the period 1950 to 1966. This is one man's lighthearted look at the early years. A great book for lovers of antiques and nostalgia. Our Book No: 23229. $10 AUD.

112. Carter, Alan (2005). Carter and Stuff. Sydney, Belrose: AAC Specialist Antique Books. 293 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, autograph (author's written name). The true story of the life of the Carter family in Australia. It reveals the fun, the enjoyment, the characters, and the good side of the antiques business. Alan Carter had a successful antique business in England, but migrated to Australia in 1981. He is best known for his antiques price guides, and also for antique fairs and educational videos. ISBN: 0975212273. Our Book No: 16584. $17 AUD.

113. Case, Jo; Davis, Oslo (illustrator) (2013). Boomer and Me: A Memoir of Motherhood, and Asperger's. Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 337 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. Autobiography of an Australian mother (from Victoria) who has a son with Asperger's syndrome, a type of autism. This is the bittersweet story of a 21st-century family, and why being different isn’t a disability - it just takes some getting used to. ISBN: 9781742702582. Our Book No: 40424. $18 AUD.

114. Cato, Nancy (1965). North-West by South: A Novel (1st ed). London: Heinemann. 282 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), grey boards, reverse side jacket lightly toned & foxed (slight edgewear, tiny spot front cover, flap price-clipped), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, light toned mark flyleaves & first few pages, light foxing endpapers, bottom corners covers little bumped. First edition. Historical Australian novel by Nancy Cato. The novel is a fictional reconstruction of the career of Sir John Franklin (whose name has always been linked to the search for the North-West Passage) as Lieutenant-governor of Van Diemen’s Land, as Tasmania was known in the early 19th century. The amount of historic detail, and the richness of her descriptions, make the country and its early times come to life. Our Book No: 30871. $20 AUD.

115. Chalarimeri, Ambrose Mungala (2001). The Man from the Sunrise Side. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, prize stickers, autograph (author's written name). (Estimated date 2001, Trove.) Autobiography of Ambrose, an Aboriginal man from Drysdale River Mission in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. A wonderful story told with candour and in his own classic words. A tale of monumental change for Aborigines within "this other Eden". Shortlisted book for the 2001 W.A. Premier's Book Award, and winner 2002 NSW Premier's Literary Award. (No date, but 2001, Trove. 1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1875641025. Our Book No: 24110. $12 AUD.

116. Chang, Jenevieve (2017). The Good Girl of Chinatown (1st ed). Sydney: Viking / Penguin Books. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corner tips. This memoir of a Chinese-Australian lady, whose family is from Shanghai, weaves multiple narratives across three generations and continents. It is a story about the roles we choose to play and the boundaries we choose to cross. It is a non-fiction story about family and the ways that we try to be good but sometimes fail to be good for them. ISBN: 9780670078516. Our Book No: 30352. $18 AUD.

117. Chanin, Eileen; Miller, Steven (2015). Awakening Four Lives in Art. Adelaide, Mile End: Wakefield Press. 229 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, black & white text-photos, few cartoons, minor edgewear corners. This book is about four Australian women artists. Four short biographies trace their parallel lives. Born in Australia between 1869 and 1893, they made their reputations around the world. Dora Ohlfsen in Rome, Louise Dyer in Paris, Clarice Zander in London and Mary Cecil Allen in New York. The book looks at the period between the close of the 19th century up to the outbreak of the Second World War. The women were from colonial Victoria and worked from the early years of Federation, a time when women emerged with a sense of their own place in the world of artistic endeavour. ISBN: 9781743053652. Our Book No: 29006. $20 AUD.

118. Chapman, Eva Maria (2006). Sasha and Olga: A True Tale of Survival (1st ed). Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian. 364 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos at rear, light bump base spine, minor edgewear. Sasha and Olga: A True Tale of Survival, by Eva Maria Chapman (Lothian, 2006). A moving story of her uprooted Ukrainian family, torn apart by war, the Holocaust and schizophrenia. Following a daring escape from communist territory, Olga and her three-year-old daughter Eva start a new life in Australia with Sasha, an Odessan Jew who survived Nazi-occupied Ukraine. Old wounds lurk beneath the surface and the fledgling migrant family disintegrates into insanity, acrimony and estrangement. Thirty years on, the author sets out on a mission that takes her to her homeland, to a dying and bitter Sasha, and to a past with secrets that are both shocking and enlightening. ISBN: 0734408978. Our Book No: 27278. $14 AUD.

119. Chapman, Sir Frederick; Mackaness, George (editor) (1979). Governor Phillip in Retirement [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 52 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, green flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), few full-page black & white photos (including frontispiece), fore-edge little marked, minor edgewear. The author is Chief Justice of New Zealand. He summarises family letters and diaries (retrieved from a deceased estate in Bath, England) that have some references to Arthur Phillip. (Volume XL in the New Series of the Australian Historical Monographs. Edited by George Mackaness.). ISBN: B000MQRZ5U. Our Book No: 15414. $15 AUD.

120. Cherrie, Dani; McInnes-Smith, Lisa (foreword) (2007). Pursued: An Australian Woman's True Story of Pain, Courage and Victory (1st ed). Berwick, VIC: Dani Cherrie. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Dani Cherrie writes a vibrant and honest tale of adventure, dangerous mistakes, pain, love and heartbreak. The author is living proof that, no matter how dark life can seem, there is always a second chance. Subsequent to spinal injury, she sets out on a unique rehabilitation program - a bicycle tour of the Middle East, where she falls in love with and marries a Muslim Bedouin man. They return to Australia but their tempestuous relationship does not last. She later accepts Christianity and marries a minister. ISBN: 9780646471631. Our Book No: 25868. $20 AUD.

121. Cheshire, Frank (1984). Bookseller, Publisher, Friend. Melbourne: National Press. 124 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, spine jacket little faded, autograph (author's written dedication), protected by removable archival plastic jacket. Autobiography of the highly successful Australian publisher and bookseller who started F. W. Cheshire Pty Ltd in Melbourne 1925. He sold his three companies (occupying seven buildings) 39 years later. He helped numerous Australian authors such as Alan Marshall. ISBN: 0909470308. Our Book No: 16550. $30 AUD.

122. Chipp, Don (2004). Keep the Bastards Honest. Melbourne, Brighton: Don Chipp Enterprises Pty Ltd. 204 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. Keep the Bastards Honest, by Don Chipp (2004). Autobiography of the Australian politician Don Chipp (2004), who left the Liberal Party to found the Australian Democrats. His third book. Contemplates the many public issues that happen in government. Includes many revealing anecdotes, showing his mischievous sense of humour. ISBN: 0646437577. Our Book No: 20457. $15 AUD.

123. Chryssides, Helen; Grant, Stan (foreword) (1993). Local Heroes (1st ed). Melbourne, North Blackburn: Collins Dove. 288 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small black & white photo portrait (author), black & white frontispiece drawing, map, spine ends little rubbed, spine lightly creased, light foxing edges, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. The author has chosen the ten individual indigenous Australians for this book from all areas of life, performing arts, sport, health, law and politics. They are from all over Australia, with varied backgrounds. These very inspiring stories look at some special people who shared their lives with the author. ISBN: 1863712321. Our Book No: 29252. $15 AUD.

124. Clark, Manning (1992). A Historian's Apprenticeship. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 127 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), base spine lightly rubbed, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned. This is the story, written in the year before his death in 1991, of the writing of his multi-volume "The History of Australia". ISBN: 052284510X. Our Book No: 25198. $15 AUD.

125. Clarke, Lynne A. (2012). A Place for a Friendly Lion: Living and Learning in Africa (1st ed). [Adelaide]: Lynne A. Clarke / Printed by Openbook Howden Design and Print. 219 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, few tiny marks flyleaf, autograph (author's written dedication). The author lived and taught at Msalato near Dodoma in Tanzania for two and a half years, from 2010 to 2012, but found herself the learner. This book is written with charm and wit, and follows on from her previous book "Munguishi Weavings". ISBN: 9780646583488. Our Book No: 27220. $30 AUD.

126. Clarke, Patricia (1994). Tasma: The Life of Jessie Couvreur. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear, old written name marks front flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Biography of an Australian writer, lecturer and foreign correspondent. This is the first biography of this remarkable woman. Relates Tasma's story from her early life in Hobart and ending with her death in Brussels. Tasma took her name from Tasmania where she spent her early years. ISBN: 1863735194. Our Book No: 20822. $20 AUD.

127. Clarke, Ron (2004). The Measure of Success: A Personal Perspective. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 299 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos (few coloured), minor edgewear. In this intimate autobiography, the author shares his inspirational journey from his formative family days and the highs and lows of his record-breaking athletics career, through to his international business ventures and current philanthropic and community interests. ISBN: 0734407076. Our Book No: 23168. $20 AUD.

128. Clendinnen, Inga (2000). Tiger's Eye: A Memoir. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 289 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, corner tip few pages & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Tiger's Eye, by Inga Glendinned (Text Publishing, 2000). In this very personal memoir, the Australian author and cultural historian writes about how her illness (hepatitis) challenges the self, and how the disabling of the body can liberate the imagination. By the author of Reading the Holocaust, and of Dancing With Strangers. ISBN: 1876485264. Our Book No: 29309. $14 AUD.

129. Coen, Kevin (2000). Monsignor John Leonard and the Catholic Youth Organisation. Sydney, Strathfield: St Pauls Publications. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A brief biography of Monsignor Leonard, and a history of the Catholic Youth Organisation, which was founded in 1948 and flourished until the mid-1970s. Also included is a selection of the columns Monsignor Leonard wrote for the Sydney diocesan newspaper, The Catholic Weekly, from 1957 until his death in 1991. ISBN: 1876295279. Our Book No: 29084. $18 AUD.

130. Cole, Tom (1991). Hell West and Crooked (Reprint ed) [Imprint Lives Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 360 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear & rubbing. Autobiography of real-life Crocodile Dundee - a young Englishman's life in the Australian Outback (Northern Territory) during the 1920s and 1930s, as drover, and as buffalo and crocodile hunter. ISBN: 0207166927. Our Book No: 18506. $12 AUD.

131. Coleman, Verna (1981). Miles Franklin in America: Her Unknown (Brilliant) Career. London & Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 219 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication front free flyleaf). After the initial success of "My Brilliant Career " in 1901, the author Miles Franklin left for America five years after its publication, and then stayed for over 20 years. She became involved with the Chicago Labour movement. Utilises Miles Franklin's own diaries and letters from that period to contend that she was neither particularly successful as a Labour union agitator for women, nor as a writer. Her writing was mediocre at best until she came back to reconnect with her homeland. ISBN: 0207145369. Our Book No: 3393. $18 AUD.

132. Coleman, William; Cornish, Selwyn; Hagger, Alf (2006). Giblin's Platoon: The Trials and Triumph of the Economist in Australian Public Life (Reprint, corrected ed). Canberra: Australian National University E Press (ANU E Press). 263 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, small mark top edge, minimal edgewear. The story of a friendship formed around 1920, of four men who were at the heart of Australian economic thought and policy-making over the next 30 years: L. F. Giblin, J. B. Brigden, D. B. Copland and Roland Wilson. This book comprehends the personal and intellectual dimensions of their lives, as well as depicting them in political and cultural contexts. The authors also write about Jack Lang, John Curtin, S. M. Bruce, R. G. Menzies, and J. B. Chifley, as well as the Bloomsbury group, Joseph Conrad, the Jindyworobaks, and William Dobell. (A printed copy of an e-book.). ISBN: 1920942491. Our Book No: 29639. $30 AUD.

133. Collings, Sally (2007). Sophie's Journey: This is the Story the Delezio Family Wants to Share with Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 326 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This is the inspiring story by Sally Collings of a special little Australian girl. Sophie Delezio has survived two serious accidents. When a car crashed into her childcare centre, Sophie lost both legs, some fingers and an ear. Two years later she was hit by a car and suffered near-fatal injuries. Traces her path, as told through her friends and family, hospital staff, emergency workers and high-profile supporters. A remarkable story of resilience. Her family have set up the Day of Difference charity. ISBN: 0732285526. Our Book No: 22800. $15 AUD.

134. Collins, Paul (2002). Hell's Gates: The Terrible Journey of Alexander Pearce, Van Diemen's Land Cannibal (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 269 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-illustrations, inside covers illustrated, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is the story of Alexander Peace and his seven convict mates who escaped from gaol in Sarah Island, Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania), in 1822. They set out on a terrible journey that led to starvation and cannibalism. The author has written a story of physical hardship and pathological behaviour in contrast to current beautiful landscape of Tasmania. This is a tale of violence, escape and murder, told with wit and a keen eye for the quirks and follies of human nature. ISBN: 1740640837. Our Book No: 27548. $15 AUD.

135. Colvin, Mark (2016). Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy's Son (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 304 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner tips covers creased, some edgewear corners. Mark Colvin (1952 - 2017) was a broadcasting legend. He was the voice of ABC Radio's leading current affairs program PM. He was a founding broadcaster for the groundbreaking youth station Double J. He initiated The World Today program, and he's one of the most popular and influential journalists in the twittersphere. Mark has been covering local and global events for more than four decades. In the midst of all this he discovered that his father was an MI6 spy: the incredible story of a father waging a secret war against communism during the Cold War. But when he contracted a life-threatening illness while working in the field, his life changed forever, involving organ donation. ISBN: 9780522870893. Our Book No: 17634. $15 AUD.

136. Connor, Margaret (1996). One Flowering Branch: The Story of Annette Spokes. Sydney, Woollahra: Forsyth Press. 105 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Biography of an Australian woman who has cerebral palsy, written by her friend, Margaret Connor. It is the story of a 50-year fight for freedom, the defeat of a body and the triumph of a spirit. ISBN: 0646300814. Our Book No: 20445. $10 AUD.

137. Conway, Dan; Hasluck, Sir Paul (foreword) (1990). The Palace in The Alice and the Capital of the Outback, Being Some Memories of the Residency and a Short History of Alice Springs Along With Notes on Its Environment. Darwin: Museums and Art Galleries Board of the Northern Territory. 83 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, few black & white text-photos, light creasing covers, covers little scratched, bottom edge rear cover creased (tiny tear), faint foxing covers, minor edgewear, faint sticker scuff front cover. A delightful personal perspective of Alice Springs, its people, its surrounds and its flora and fauna. Dan Conway spent 13 years as District Officer, and presided over the 1963 Royal Visit to the Alice as well as many other visits, both official and unofficial. ISBN: 0724525297. Our Book No: 26105. $16 AUD.

138. Conway, Jill Ker (1989). The Road from Coorain (An Australian Memoir) (1st ed). Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia. 243 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Outback Australian childhood by Jill Ker Conway, of a senior academic now living in the United States. Describes her long and painful road to independence, her growing cultural and political awareness at university, and the friendships and travel that provided her with a successful place in the world. (Written dedication reads: For Val, with fond regards, Jill.). ISBN: 0855613211. Our Book No: 4168. $25 AUD.

139. Cornish, Sandy (2000). Sandy: A Butterfly Emerging (1st ed). Sydney: Halbooks Publishing. 150 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. The inspiring autobiography. Born in 1949 with cerebral palsy, Sandy has achieved more in her 50 plus years than most 'able-bodied' people have in a lifetime, even through she cannot speak a word! Sandy has used the middle finger on her right hand to communicate to many people, firstly via a board with the alphabet on it, and later with a communicator strapped to her right wrist. This autobiography was painstakingly and laboriously written that way. ISBN: 0958580766. Our Book No: 24324. $15 AUD.

140. Corris, Peter (2000). Sweet and Sour: A Diabetic Life. Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University Press. 163 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Peter Corris, the noted Australian crime fiction writer, describes his life as a diabetic. In this candid and engaging account, he acknowledges the potentially fatal consequences of his denial and ignorance, and describes how he came to terms with a chronic condition. He dedicates the book to Professor Fred Hollows for lifesaving advice. ISBN: 1875855467. Our Book No: 19125. $25 AUD.

141. Costello, Peter; Coleman, Peter (with) (2008). The Costello Memoirs: The Age of Prosperity (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 386 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos centre spread, front flyleaf little smudged, minor edgewear. First edition. In a political career spanning more than eighteen years, Peter Costello, Australia's longest serving Treasurer, steered the Government through some of its greatest economic and political challenges, paying off Government debt, introducing the GST and fighting five elections. The Costello Memoirs charts the victories and defeats in one man's very public life. In collaboration with Peter Coleman. ISBN: 9780522855821. Our Book No: 16337. $25 AUD.

142. Costello, Peter; Coleman, Peter (with) (2009). The Costello Memoirs: The Age of Prosperity (Updated ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 402 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Updated edition. In a political career spanning more than eighteen years, Peter Costello, Australia's longest serving Treasurer, steered the Government through some of its greatest economic and political challenges, paying off Government debt, introducing the GST and fighting five elections. The Costello Memoirs charts the victories and defeats in one man's very public life. In collaboration with Peter Coleman. ISBN: 9780522857047. Our Book No: 16714. $22 AUD.

143. Cotterill, Frank; Baker, Norm (editor) (2006). The Lost Years of Frank Cotterill 1939 - 1948. Sydney, Miranda: Miranda RSL Sub-Branch. 104 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. Memoirs of a British airman during WW2, including the Dunkirk evacuation, the Normandy landing, crossing the Rhine, the Baltic and the Russians, and Palestine. He later lived in Australia; the local Returned Servicemen's League (RSL) branch in the southern Sydney suburb of Miranda has transcribed his compelling story from exercise books after his death. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1876439092. Our Book No: 12730. $15 AUD.

144. Court, Margaret; Oldfield, Barbara (with) (2000). Winning Faith: The Margaret Court Story (New ed). Sydney: Strand Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of the Australian tennis champion who suffered despair after retirement. A spiritual breakthrough lead to her becoming pastor of a thriving Christian ministry in Perth. ISBN: 1876825138. Our Book No: 4445. $12 AUD.

145. Coustas, Mary (2013). All I Know: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Life (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 202 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The Australian actress, comedian and TV personality reveals her life (famous for the Greek-Australian character "Effie"), including meeting George, the love of her life. The story begins with a colourful childhood in Collingwood and Doncaster, Victoria, and ending in Bondi, Sydney. There is heartbreak as she recounts the deaths of her father, grandmother and her daughter Stevie. But ultimately, it is an enriching and uplifting celebration of the magic of life, and making the best you can from the things that happen along the way. ISBN: 9781743315651. Our Book No: 29539. $16 AUD.

146. Coutis, John P. (2001). From the Ground Up. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 219 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos spread, minor edgewear corner tips, cover photo differs from stock photo. Inspiring autobiography of Australian inspirational speaker born with a severe disability. ISBN: 0732910684. Our Book No: 18338. $10 AUD.

147. Cowan, Graeme (1990). Back From the Brink: Australians Tell Their Stories of Overcoming Depression (1st ed). Sydney, Gordon: Bird In Hand Media. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white text-photos. First edition. Includes the results of a 3,000 person survey. With extended personal accounts from about a dozen people, including swimmer John Konrads, poet Les Murray, politician Geoff Gallop. ISBN: 9780980339307. Our Book No: 13660. $25 AUD.

148. Cox, John (2002). The Miraculous "Lives" of a Man Called Jack (Revised ed). Plumpton, NSW: Lime Leaf Publications. 160 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, written dedication, autograph (author's written name & date). The author tells the story of his father. Jack Cox escaped death nine times during his interesting, adventurous life, including the Boer War and World War 1 (Gallipoli). He was an honest, quiet simple living man who just wanted to serve his country. The author's children felt it was important to record the life of their grandfather and keep his life as an important part of history. ISBN: 0957955669. Our Book No: 22432. $12 AUD.

149. Cracknell, Ruth (2000). Journey from Venice: A Memoir (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 270 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top spine). The well-known Australian actress writes about the holiday to Venice with her husband Eric. Eric became ill and later died in Venice. This is a confronting and yet deeply comforting book that acknowledges the miracle of unconditional love. ISBN: 0670886149. Our Book No: 28481. $15 AUD.

150. Craig, Bruce; Hartz, Greg Studio (illustrator); Fraser, Margaret (editor) (2001). Bogged! The Bruce Craig Story (Reprint ed). Toowoomba: Bruce Craig / Printed by The Education Centre. 96 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good condition, few black & white cartoons, few tiny scuffs front cover, covers little faded, front hinge split (pages firm), minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover, autograph (author’s written name). This is the memoir of Bruce Craig who works as a cab driver in Queensland. He recounts many incidents, both in and out of his work. His natural good humour and dogged determination take him through the events both funny and sometimes tragic, and account for his philosophy on life. ISBN: 0646392085. Our Book No: 29924. $25 AUD.

151. Creaghe, Emily Caroline; Monteath, Peter (editor) (2004). The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer (1st ed). Adelaide: Corkwood Press. 117 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), maps, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (spine slightly faded, few closed edge tears, top corner front cover creased). Caroline Creaghe's diary entries begin on the first day of the year 1883, when she and her husband Harry arrive in Bowen. The diary then follows the remainder of the voyage to Townsville, Port Douglas, Cooktown and then on to Thursday Island, where they joined Favenc and his wife Bessie. They then travelled on board the Truganini, which took them to Normanton on 17 January. Published in full here for the first time, as rescued by historian Peter Monteath. ISBN: 1876247142. Our Book No: 40636. $30 AUD.

152. Cresciani, Gianfranco (2006). Transfield: The First Fifty Years (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 336 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), additional banner wrapper, black & white text-photos, colour photos, minimal edgewear, non-author written dedication on title page. The author, Gianfranco Cresciani, celebrates 50 years of Transfield, and iconic and dynamic Australian business. Its founder, Franco Belgiorno-Nettis, and his partner, Carlo Salteri, were Italian immigrants, two engineers who came to Australia to do one thing - to set up EPT, an electric power transmission company - but ultimately did something much more. They went on to create a company unique in Australia's corporate history. The company they established, Transfield, was to become a model of post-World War 2 enterprise and initiative. Franco also became a patron of Australian arts and literature. (First edition, 2006.). ISBN: 0733317286. Our Book No: 21532. $30 AUD.

153. Crittenden, Victor (1997). Louisa Atkinson and her Novels. Canberra: Mulini Press. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff spine edge. Victor Crittenden discusses Louisa Atkinson, the first native born (Australian-born) woman novelist. This book is an outline of her life and discusses her novels and stories. Louisa Atkinson was born in 1838 and died in 1871. In addition to her novels she is is well-known as a botanist and a collector of Australian plants. ISBN: 0949910546. Our Book No: 29721. $25 AUD.

154. Crittenden, Victor (2005). John Lang, Australia's Larrikin Writer: Barrister, Novelist, Journalist and Gentleman (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 247 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, frontispiece, map at rear, autograph (author's written name), owner's written name & annotations inside front cover & few pages. Victor Crittenden writes the fascinating story of the life and many writings of an important but overlooked Australian novelist, John Lang, who was born at Parramatta in December, 1816. He was a second generation Australian who grew up and was educated in Sydney. He left Australia in 1836 to study at Cambridge University and at the Middle Temple, London and was admitted as a barrister in Britain. He returned in 1841 to Sydney, and tried to establish himself here as a barrister during the depression. He went to Calcutta in India, and became a successful writer. (Signed on title page by the author and Jan Fullerton, National Library Australia, who launched the book in 2005. Annotations by book collector Alan Ives.). ISBN: 9780975723234. Our Book No: 30037. $40 AUD.

155. Crotty, David (2010). A Flying Life: John Duigan and the First Australian Aeroplane (1st ed). Melbourne: Museum Victoria. 170 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear. Biography of John Robertson Duigan who built and successfully flew the first aeroplane made in Australia. He used photos, journal articles and an unreliable textbook as his guides. The full story of his flying career and his life has now been published for the first time. From his early years as a Melbourne schoolboy to his heroic activities as a pilot on the Western Front in WW1, his life is a story of ingenuity and independence. ISBN: 9780980619034. Our Book No: 28385. $30 AUD.

156. Cuppaidge, Judy (1988). The Balloon Flyers: Tales of an Australian Childhood. Sydney, McMahons Point: Chapter & Verse / Wellington Lane Press. 152 pp. Paperback (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers. Autobiography of Judy Cuppaidge that recreates the special people of her childhood in Southern Queensland between the wars (1920s and 1930s). ISBN: 094732206X. Our Book No: 14908. $20 AUD.

157. Cuthbert, Betty; Salter, Owen (editor) (2004). Golden Girl: An Autobiography (New, reprint ed). Sydney: Strand Publishing. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. The inspiring autobiography of Betty Cuthbert, the great Australian Olympic athlete. Betty's inspirational story is one of adventure, courage, perseverance and tenacious Christian faith - particularly her struggle with multiple sclerosis (MS) late in life. A greatly expanded version of a book originally published in 1966. ISBN: 1876825251. Our Book No: 20892. $15 AUD.

158. Dao, Quynh (2017). The Beauty that Remains: A Vietnamese Refugee's Journey to Freedom (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Heart Books. 201 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner rear cover & last few pages little creased, minimal edgewear. The sequel to her Vietnam War memoir "Tales from a Mountain City". This book is about her eventful escape from communist Vietnam, her stay in a Malaysian refugee camp, and her first years in Australia - with all the drama and hilarity of a bumbling young woman from a small Vietnamese town who tried to learn, adapt and make sense of Australian culture and society. Personal and historical perspectives are interwoven, shedding new light on the tragedy of Vietnam 'at peace' and the ensuing Vietnamese Boat People phenomenon. There are confronting scenes that stir strong emotions, and many heart-warming moments that will bring a smile to anyone reading this autobiography. ISBN: 9780957748231. Our Book No: 30325. $25 AUD.

159. Darby, Dr Garry; Emanuel, Cedric (illustrator) (2006). Cedric Emanuel: I Know You Are an Artist: 1906 - 1995. Sydney, Rosebery: Hippo Books (Printer). 82 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 2006, Trove catalogue.) This biography tells the story of a prolific and successful Sydney artist who earned a lifetime income from his well-known artwork. Superb pencil drawings by Cedric Emanuel are included in the book. There is a list of the books illustrated by Cedric from 1945 to 1988. ISBN: 0646455885. Our Book No: 28922. $30 AUD.

160. Dargan, James (2003). Claudia: An Authorised Biography of Claudia Leach (1st p/b ed) [Local Studies Monograph]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Lane Cove Library. 157 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, blue patterned free flyleaves, black & white text-photos, tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (written & dated dedication). The special story of a wonderful lady, 92 years young, a great student, teacher, wife and mother, a Lane Cove Alderman (on Sydney's north shore), a school counsellor, Deputy Mayor and marriage celebrant. Claudia Leach conceived the idea of Community Aid, first introducing it to Lane Cove. The idea then spread across Australia. Claudia was the driving force behind the Lane Cove Plaza. She also helped to mould the social history of Lane Cove. (No 18 in this series.) SALE PRICE. ISBN: 094962215X. Our Book No: 22068. $15 AUD.

161. Davies, Justine (editor) (2010). An Inconceivable Notion: Stories of Coping with Infertility and Childlessness (1st ed). Warriewood, NSW: Finch Publishing. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. A collection of stories from women and men who have been unable to conceive, either from physical reasons or through other circumstances. The contributors, from throughout Australia, discuss the issues that they faced, and how their childlessness has affected their lives and their relationships, past and present. In frank and honest accounts of their thoughts and emotions the women and men interviewed highlight important and rarely discussed issues in society today. ISBN: 9781921462115. Our Book No: 24902. $10 AUD.

162. De Crespigny, Richard (2012). QF32 (The Captain’s Extraordinary Account of How One of the World’s Worst Air Disasters was Averted) (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 358 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, covers little creased (mainly top corner front cover), pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. The captain's story of landing his crippled Qantas airliner QF32 (Airbus A830, with 469 passengers on board) in November 2010, after an explosion shattered an engine just after takeoff on a flight from Singapore to Sydney. The author traces his career up until the fateful flight, and talks about what goes into the making of a top-level airline pilot, as well as his subsequent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781742611174. Our Book No: 27962. $20 AUD.

163. De Groen, Francis (1998). Xavier Herbert: A Biography (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 349 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, pages little toned as common. This is the first biography of Queensland novelist Xavier Herbert (1901 - 1984), author of the award-winning "Capricornia". Examines the contradictions at the core of his turbulent life and career. It charts his lifelong quest to discover the reality of his existence and to forge a larger-than-life identity. The book highlights his compulsion to write and shows his abiding themes, including those relating to sex and women. There are many photos, some of which have never been published before. ISBN: 0702230219. Our Book No: 29760. $25 AUD.

164. de Moore, Greg (2008). Tom Wills: His Spectacular Rise and Tragic Fall. Sydney, Crow's Nest: Allen & Unwin. 336 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour plates, black & white photos & drawings, drawings inside covers, base spine little bumped, minor edgewear, sticker mark. This biography is about an Australian story about Tom Wills - a flawed genius, sporting libertine, leader, agitator. He is most often credited with creating the game we now know as Australian Rules Football. The author has put together this historical biography of the life and times of one of Australia's first sporting heroes. He lived by his own rules, and his contribution to Australian history has lasted more than 150 years. ISBN: 9781741754995. Our Book No: 28953. $18 AUD.

165. de Reland, Elizabeth (2016). Kindled by a Spark of Grace: The Gloster Udy Story. Parramatta, NSW: Parramatta Mission. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (includes title page portrait), top corner front cover & some pages little creased. A biography of the Australian Methodist / Uniting Church missionary. Elizabeth de Reland states in her preface that this book does not cover each aspect of the Gloster Udy story. However, she aims to give a fresh perspective and overview of his life and work, with the focus on his two stints at Parramatta Mission in 1951 - 1955 and 1973 - 1988. The many photos bring this special story to life, and give real meaning to a life well lived. Our Book No: 29376. $30 AUD.

166. De Rossi, Portia (2010). Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, few black & white photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Portia de Rossi describes her battle with anorexia. This well written book will inspire hope. Written by Australian-born actress best known for her role in the US Television series "Ally McBeal”. ISBN: 9781740669399. Our Book No: 26718. $18 AUD.

167. Debelle, Penelope (2011). Red Silk: The Life of Elliott Johnstone QC (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top of spine slightly bumped, black & white photos. This book is an account of Elliott Johnston, the Adelaide lawyer. It is also an account of a student radical, who even then, would put his belief in freedom of thought and speech above his personal interests. A communist warrior whose ideas and principles were not well understood even by his comrades. The backdrop of to all of this is a fascinating picture of Adelaide life and society, particularly student life in the late 1930s. ISBN: 9781862549562. Our Book No: 26901. $30 AUD.

168. Derriman, Philip (editor) (1987). Our Don Bradman: Sixty Years of Writings About Sir Donald Bradman (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Macmillan. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top corner rear cover little bumped, base spine little rubbed & bumped, jacket top corner rear cover & base spine little creased (minor edgewear). first edition. Consists of about 150 pieces written over 60 years, from the mid-1920s to the mid-1980s, and includes all the great cricket writers of the 20th century. Many newspaper articles came from Sir Donald's own scrapbooks and include several articles written while he was still playing cricket in the country as an undiscovered youth. ISBN: 0333450019. Our Book No: 28599. $18 AUD.

169. Dessaix, Robert (2004). Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 275 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, illustrated endpapers, covers a little rubbed (mostly black background), ribbon bookmark. The Australian author has written a fascinating memoir, literary biography and travel book. He travelled in the footsteps of the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev, after having his own 40-year relationship with Turgenev, first as a student of the Russian language in both Australia and Russia, then as a teacher. Because of his journey through Germany, France and finally Russia, he now regards Turgenev as a friend. ISBN: 0330364995. Our Book No: 28820. $15 AUD.

170. Dessaix, Robert (2014). What Days Are For (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 231 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), bottom edge covers little rubbed, top corner front cover lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket. Autobiography of the Australian author who is reflecting on his life after suffering a near fatal heart attack in Sydney. These surprisingly funny recollections are about intimacy, travel, spirituality, enchantment, language and childhood, all combined with his heightened sense of mortality. ISBN: 9780857985767. Our Book No: 29249. $20 AUD.

171. Dethlefs, Noriko; Jeffries, John (foreword) (2011). In His Strength: Letters from Afghanistan 2005 - 2009 (1st ed). Melbourne, Box Hill: CBM Australia. 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear corners. This is a personal account of what living in Afghanistan was like for the author when she followed her husband's calling with CBM to live and work in Herat and then Kabul between 2005 and 2009. This book contains the letters sent home to family and friends. For security reasons the letters often omitted real names and Christians were referred to as "like-minded" people. The spelling of Herat is changed to Hirat in the letters. ISBN: 9780646551029. Our Book No: 30361. $15 AUD.

172. Deveson, Anne (2013). Waging Peace: Reflections on Peace and War from an Unconventional Woman (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Anne Deveson, the respected Australian writer and broadcaster looks back at a long and busy life, shares her life experiences in Britain, Asia and Africa. She questions war, and wants to restore peace to war-torn parts of the world. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781743310038. Our Book No: 28028. $15 AUD.

173. Dillon, Colin; Gilling, Tom (with) (2016). Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was the first Indigenous policeman in Australia. But that is actually a very small part of his story. He was also the first serving police officer to voluntarily appear before the Fitzgerald Commission of Inquiry in 1987 and give first-hand evidence of police corruption. His evidence was instrumental in eventually sending some police, including Police Commissioner Terry Lewis, and politicians to prison. Revealing, powerful and uncompromising, this is the story of Colin Dillon's nearly 40 years in a police force rotten to the core. It describes the extraordinary range of criminal activities - drugs, gaming, SP bookmaking, brothels, vehicle theft - that were allowed to operate with impunity in return for bribes. It also tells of the high price an honest man and his family paid for his decision to break the code of silence. ISBN: 9781760290580. Our Book No: 17002. $18 AUD.

174. Done, Ken (2016). A Life Coloured In (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, illustrated inside covers, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Autobiography of famous Australian artist who lives in Sydney. Ken Done uses his charm, self-deprecating humour and wonderful unique artwork to bring his fascinating story to life. His family, home and painting help to keep him going through good and bad times. ISBN: 9780733334764. Our Book No: 29284. $20 AUD.

175. Dover, Bruce (2008). Rupert's Adventures in China: How Murdoch Lost a Fortune and Found a Wife (1st ed) [Rupert Murdoch]. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Brice Dover tells a humorous story of doing deals at the highest level of business and politics in China. An intimate portrait of the impulsive billionaire Rupert Murdoch in his prime. The author fatefully introduced his boss to his future wife Wendi Deng. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780670071050. Our Book No: 25864. $12 AUD.

176. Drew, Philip (2001). The Masterpiece: Jorn Utzon, a Secret Life (New ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 574 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, black & white drawings, cover corners little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, small sticker mark flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . The story of both a great architect and his greatest building. Jorn Utzon had the good fortune to win the international design competition for the Sydney Opera House in 1957, but he was unlucky - from the outset the enterprise was mired in parochial politicking. His withdrawal from the Opera House project in 1966 was in part prompted by strained relationships with NSW politicians and engineers over the design and building process, and in part due to the huge tax burden created by dual Australian-Danish residency. He left Australia and never returned to see his masterpiece. ISBN: 1876719346. Our Book No: 27358. $30 AUD.

177. Drury, Nevill (1984). Vision Quest: A Personal Journey Through Magic and Shamanism (1st p/b ed). Dorset: Prism. 114 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, corner front cover creased, minor foxing & rubbing edges, minor edgewear. The Australian writer and publisher (anthropology graduate) describes his own personal journey of magic and shamanism. ISBN: 090706163X. Our Book No: 21362. $10 AUD.

178. Dunbabin, Tom (2010). Making Their Own Way: The Dunbabins on Maria Island 1869 - 1876. Dunalley, TAS: Bangor Publications. 144 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) & colour text-photos. Tom Dunbabin relates the story of two brothers establishing a farm on remote Maria Island, a former penal settlement, off Tasmania's east coast. The author has long been fascinated by his ancestors and their island home. A local history based mostly on surviving letters that reveal their triumphs and tragedies, loves and losses, in early colonial Tasmania. ISBN: 9780646542317. Our Book No: 14897. $40 AUD.

179. Dunmore, John (2006). Where Fate Beckons: The Life of Jean-Francois de la Perouse (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 291 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, few maps, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. The story of French Pacific explorer Jean-Francois de la Perouse. John Dunmore is recognised as a world authority on La Perouse and French navigation, and he not only tells the story of an important and remarkable life, but also provides an introduction to the world of French colonialism, exploration and society in the years leading up to the Revolution. ISBN: 0733316468. Our Book No: 26187. $30 AUD.

180. Durack, Mary (1998). Sons in the Saddle (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 448 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread. A sequel to "Kings in Grass Castles", about the pioneering Durack family in the Kimberleys, Western Australia (written by the novelist family member). ISBN: 0733801579. Our Book No: 10214. $15 AUD.

181. Durrant, Lawrence (1997). Hayes Gordon: The Man and His Dream (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 254 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear). The author tells the story of a Boston shoeshine boy who settled in Australia and was awarded an OBE. A chemist who became a Broadway star, and turned his attention to acting and went on to found Sydney's Ensemble Theatre. First edition stated. ISBN: 0868066370. Our Book No: 25452. $20 AUD.

182. Dusty, Slim; McKean, Joy (2005). Slim Dusty: Another Day, Another Town (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 381 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease fore-edge first few pages, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Revised edition. Autobiography of Australia's legendary country music performer, Slim Dusty and his wife Joy McKean. Includes a discography of albums. This book is a warm and honest autobiography of their life together. ISBN: 1405035552. Our Book No: 25356. $25 AUD.

183. Dutton, Geoffrey (1987). Famous Australian Art: Frederick McCubbin 1855 - 1917 (1st ed) [Australian Bicentennial Year Art Series]. Brisbane: Oz Publishing. 52 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, black & white frontispiece portrait, covers little scratched, crease rear cover, tiny dent & light colour loss & faint marks front cover, minor edgewear. This volume is the second in the series: Australian Bicentennial Year Art Series: Famous Australian Art. It reproduces 11 colour paintings by the artist, taken from "The Art of F. McCubbin" (Lothian, 1916), the first major art book published in Australia. Plus a short biographical sketch by Geoffrey Dutton. ISBN: 0947207007 )English language). ISBN: 0947207007. Our Book No: 27864. $16 AUD.

184. Dutton, Ninette (2000). Home: A Journey of Discovery and Fulfilment (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few minor scratches covers & spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Fascinating autobiography of Ninette Dutton, an Australian writer and artist. The author has written a wonderfully reflective account of living for the day, of travelling, gardening and making a house a home in South Australia. ISBN: 187648537X. Our Book No: 26023. $15 AUD.

185. Dwyer, Bob (1992). The Winning Way. Auckland: Rugby Press Ltd. 198 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, rubbed spot front free flyleaf, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). Autobiography of the coach of the Wallabies rugby union team, and how his strategy lead to winning the World Cup in 1991 against the strong teams from England and New Zealand (All Blacks). ISBN: 0908630417. Our Book No: 13176. $15 AUD.

186. Earnshaw, Beverley (2000). One Flag, One Hope, One Destiny: Sir Joseph Carruthers and Australian Federation. Sydney, Kogarah: Kogarah Historical Society. 190 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including full-page portraits), rear cover little scratched, fore-edge few pages little ceased, minor edgewear. Beverley Earnshaw reports on Sir Joseph Carruthers, a member of the New South Wales Parliament for 45 years and premier from 1904 to 1907. Many of his reforms are so ingrained in our daily lives that we take them for granted. He was a champion of the Australian worker and an early environmentalist but his most enduring accomplishment was his Federation role (as the chosen successor of Sir Henry Parkes who died before Federation was achieved). (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1876409088. Our Book No: 17246. $25 AUD.

187. Egan, Jack; O'Reilly, Bill (1984). The Bradman Era. London: Willow Books. 207 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (little rubbed). This book was produced to accompany a 40-minute television documentary of the same name (broadcast in Australia in 1983). The book draws largely on contemporary film in the Film Library archives. The photos, taken in conjunction with O'Reilly's absorbing text on the eight Ashes series in which Bradman took part, depict a feeling of what cricket was like in those days, and what it was like to be a test cricketer. Recalled by O'Reilly, compiled by Egan. ISBN: 0002181231. Our Book No: 28604. $20 AUD.

188. Elliott, Bert (2013). Bertie Elliott: The Opposite to My Brother Billy. Ballina, NSW: Bert Elliott / Printed by Ligare Pty Ltd. 159 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, minor edgewear, corner tips front cover & few pages little creased. The author describes his very eventful life, which includes travel to the UK and Europe, China, Thailand, Vietnam and the USA, with many side trips to other countries. He has never learned to read and write, up until now. He has run successful rural businesses for his whole life, and declares he is a good listener, and his talking skills made up for his lack of writing and reading skills. ISBN: 9780646909110. Our Book No: 29008. $30 AUD.

189. Elliott, John; Dusty, Slim (2002). On the Road with Slim (1st ed) [Slim Dusty]. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 178 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white photos (many full-page), light foxing inside covers & endpapers, minor edgewear. The life of Australia's best known country music performer: Slim Dusty. This superbly illustrated book has personal reminiscences from some of Slim's closest friends and colleagues, and includes rare photos from his early days. ISBN: 0733310508. Our Book No: 28743. $30 AUD.

190. Ellis, Bob; Brooksbank, Anne (compiler); Ellis, Jack (introduction); Murray, Les (reflection) (2016). Bob Ellis in His Own Words. Melbourne, Carlton: Black Inc. 374 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) & few black & white photos, front cover corner tip creased & little scuffed, minor edgewear. Compiled from Bob Ellis's many diaries, subsequent yo his death in 2016. Partly about the man himself, and about the compiler Anne Brooksbank, who married Bob in December 1977. It has a selection from some of his best writing on life and current affairs. ISBN: 9781863958912. Our Book No: 29441. $16 AUD.

191. Ellis, M. H. (1955). John Macarthur (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 603 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), single colour plate, black & white photos, frontispiece, maps including endpapers, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (flap edges lightly foxed, few edge tears, slight loss top spine, corners chipped, spine faded & lightly foxed, slightly rubbed), edges little foxed, pages lightly toned, dustjacket protected by removable semi archival plastic sleeve. This is the first full-length biography of John Macarthur published in the 150th year after he returned from England with the first authenticated pure merino sheep, and after having persuaded the British Privy Council that wool was the secret of the future growth of the colony of New South Wales. The broad outline and the detail of the story have been verified by careful research and covered by many reference notes and a bibliography which makes this book the authoritative work on its subject and upon the governments of Hunter, King, and Bligh. The author removes many of the fallacies about Macarthur's lowly origins. This book will aid the serious student of early Australian history, and prove fascinating reading for everyone interested in the origins of Australian life and prosperity and the people who shaped them. Our Book No: 30947. $30 AUD.

192. Ellis, M. H. (1958). Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times (3rd ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 614 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition, colour portrait frontispiece, endpaper map, minor edgewear, bookplate prelim page, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Third edition (1958). Biography by M. H. Ellis of the Scottish soldier, Lachlan Macquarie, who was the innovative governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. His innovations included the first organized finance and commerce, the first inland exploration and settlement, the first first highways and paved streets, as well as fine architecture and official patronage of the arts and literature. (Originally published in 1947. The black bookplate is for Brian McGrath, shows a man fishing, and is designed by Alison Forbes.). ISBN: B001L4I6I2. Our Book No: 18026. $40 AUD.

193. Ellis, M. H. (1958). Lachlan Macquarie: His life, Adventures and Times (3rd revised ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 614 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), colour plates including frontispiece, single black & white plate, map, edges little foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (spine faded, flap edges lightly foxed, small edge tears, slight loss top spine, corners chipped, tiny piece missing rear cover corner), pages lightly toned, some edgewear. Third edition. Biography by M. H. Ellis of the Scottish soldier who was innovative and respected governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. The author has revised the text, correcting some small errors in dates, largely due to misprinting, and in quotations. He also adds a little material which has come to light in the past ten years, clarifying some passages hastily written in the turmoil of the years after the close of the Second World War. He adjusts the account of the rebellion against Governor Bligh, and the evaluation of the proceedings of John M'Arthur to the facts in the M'Arthur family papers and other research material not available when the earlier editions were issued. (All 8 colour plates present. Loosely inserted related printed material and newspaper clippings.). Our Book No: 30944. $40 AUD.

194. Ellis, M. H. (1978). Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times (5th ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 614 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white portrait frontispiece, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. Fifth edition. Biography by M. H. Ellis of the Scottish soldier, Lachlan Macquarie, who was the innovative governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. His innovations included the first organized finance and commerce, the first inland exploration and settlement, the first first highways and paved streets, as well as fine architecture and official patronage of the arts and literature. Paperback reprint of the 5th edition in the Famous Lives series. Originally published in 1947, and revised four times. ISBN: 0207137560. Our Book No: 3754. $25 AUD.

195. Ellis, Ulrich (2007). A Pen in Politics. Canberra, Charnwood: Ginninderra Press. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny bump top spine, minor edgewear. The autobiography of Ulrich Ellis: his life in journalism, political activism and public servant (in support of Country Party leaders). Includes snippets on the the history of journalism, the early years and growth of Canberra as the national capital, the Country Party, and his role in the New England New State Movement. On a planned trip to Italy in 1971, he became ill with aphasia, which disturbs the language function of the brain. In the Editor's note, the author explains that he started his memoirs in 1973, taking five years, and his wife and a friend assisted with editing. This book will fascinate anyone interested Australian politics. ISBN: 9781740274067. Our Book No: 30178. $30 AUD.

196. Errington, Wayne; Van Onselen, Peter (2007). John Winston Howard: The Biography (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 458 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. On the eve of the 2007 Australian Federal election, provides the most incisive analysis of the Prime Minister's life and political career yet published. In more than 100 interviews with a wide range of Howard's family and contemporaries, including Malcolm Fraser, Janette Howard, Andrew Peacock, Alexander Downer, Peter Costello - and Howard's latest adversary Kevin Rudd - we see first hand how John Howard approaches life and politics. As Howard faces the greatest fight of his political life, here is unprecedented insight into what makes him the formidable politician who lasted three decades. (Howard lost the election, and later wrote his autobiography. But this remains the definitive critical study.). ISBN: 9780522853346. Our Book No: 16541. $30 AUD.

197. Errington, Wayne; Van Onselen, Peter (2015). Battleground: Why the Liberal Party Shirt-fronted Tony Abbott [Battle Ground]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 234 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. Tony Abbott came to the Australian prime ministership lauded as the most effective opposition leader since Whitlam. Why then did he fail to succeed in the job to which he had aspired for decades? Frontbenchers leaked about cabinet processes to the media, while backbenchers complained about the lack of access to their leader. Abbott's long apprenticeship in religion, journalism and political life prepared him for neither the mundane business of managing people, nor the commanding heights of national leadership. Public goodwill evaporated after a tough first budget. Inside the Liberal Party, individual ambitions and a succession of poor polls fuelled increasing concern that the next election was unwinnable. Chronicles the paradox of the Abbott prime ministership: steadfast loyalty when pragmatism was required; social values at odds with community attitudes; and stubbornness when tactics and strategy were essential. All would bring him undone. ISBN: 9780522869712. Our Book No: 16699. $18 AUD.

198. Eskinazi, Lisa (2008). Out of the Well: My Battle with School Bullying and Severe Depression. Melbourne: Melbourne Books. 125 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. A courageous book in which Lisa tells what it is like to be the victim of extreme school bullying, followed by bouts of manic depression, institutionalisation and homelessness. She was the first to successfully sue the Victorian Education Department. This story should be read by all secondary school students and parents. ISBN: 9781877096860. Our Book No: 13440. $15 AUD.

199. Evans, John (1989). Insect Delight: A Life's Journey. Canberra: Brolga Press. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Autobiography of the Australian CSIRIO entomologist John Evans who later was director of the Australian Museum in Sydney from 1954, for which he provided substantial reorganisation and updating. Also a valuable account of living in England during World War 2. Illustrated by Faith Evans. ISBN: 0958830983. Our Book No: 12932. $18 AUD.

200. Evatt, H. V.; Wran, Neville (foreword) (1979). William Holman: Australian Labour Leader (Abridged ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 450 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, few black & white text-photos & drawings, spine slightly faded as common, minor edgewear. A detailed biography of the Labor Premier of New South Wales, 1913 - 1920, by another noted Labor politician, H. V. Evatt. ISBN: 0207140413. Our Book No: 7037. $20 AUD.

201. Falconer, Delia (2010). Sydney (1st ed) [Cities Series]. Sydney: New South / University of New South Wales Press (UNSWP). 293 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), slightly rough cut fore-edge, map, minimal edgewear jacket. This book is an intensely atmospheric memoir of living in a fickle, ever-changing major Australian city, Sydney. ISBN: 9781921410925. Our Book No: 26864. $12 AUD.

202. Fallon, Maureen (2005). The Road to Dharamsala: My Unexpected Life. Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley & Sons. 247 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white & colour photos, small mark top edge, covers little creased, faint foxing inside covers & edges, tiny hole bottom corner flyleaf, minor edgewear. Maureen Fallon writes about her disillusionment with her high-flying executive job, with all its usual setbacks and hurdles. This inspiring book challenges us to look at our own lives, and create our own 'mandala'. Maureen has spent the last decade sponsoring and travelling around Australia with a group Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Gyuto monastery in remote India. ISBN: 1740311108. Our Book No: 27263. $12 AUD.

203. Farrall, Lois (1992). The File on Fred: A Biography of Fred Farrall. Carrum, VIC: Lois Farrall / High Leigh Publishing. 215 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear & creasing, old price marks. Lois Farrall provides a biography of Fred Farrall (1897 - 1991), a Victorian Labor union official. He served in France during World War 1 (WW1). He later became mayor of Prahran, an inner suburb of Melbourne. ISBN: 0646109812. Our Book No: 17036. $30 AUD.

204. Fellows, Warren; Marx, Jack (with) (2009). The Damage Done: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison (Reissue ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of Australian drug trafficker who spent 12 horrifying years in a Bangkok prison (Thailand). ISBN: 9780330361477. Our Book No: 26448. $10 AUD.

205. Ferguson, James (2011). John Alexander Ferguson: Preserving Our Past, Inspiring Our Future. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 236 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minimal edgewear. John Alexander Ferguson - a noted Sydney barrister - single-handedly compiled the 7-volume Bibliography of Australia. In this biography, his grandson attempts to identify the man behind the scholar, to consider the influences on him, and the motivations that drove his valuable bibliographic work. His large collection of 34,000 Australian books and manuscripts is now housed in the National Library of Australia (NLA). ISBN: 9780642277183. Our Book No: 17587. $45 AUD.

206. Fetherstonhaugh, Cuthbert (1917). After Many Days: Being the Reminiscences of Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 416 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait), top edge foxed, cover fore-edge bumped (corner bumped rear cover), gilt lettering spine faded, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, spine ends little chipped, rubber library stamp front free flyleaf (gilt library stamp front cover), small round hole top edge near spine rear cover (metal reinforcement), bookshop sticker & rubber stamp. First edition. The memoirs of a sheep rancher from the Rockhampton region, Queensland. (Rubber stamp of the A. J. Soutar Library, Commercial Banking Company of Sydney. Angus & Robertson sticker. Tyrrells Book Shop rubber stamp.). Our Book No: 17336. $250 AUD.

207. Fischer, Tim (2014). Maestro John Monash, Melbourne, Jerilderie, Gallipoli, Amiens and Beyond: Australia's Greatest Citizen General. Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 268 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few light scratches covers, light creases in front cover, minor edgewear corners. General Sir John Monash was an engineer and reserve soldier who served at Gallipoli and rose to command all the Australian forces on the Western Front in France. This biography is a record of historical importance, and details the contribution made to Australia and the world by General Monash. The author has used new material in this very special look at one of Australia's greatest citizens. ISBN: 9781922235596. Our Book No: 29145. $25 AUD.

208. Fisher, Frank; Tarling, Lowell (with) (2002). Guilty to Driza-Bone (1st ed). Melbourne: Crown Content. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). This is the autobiography of the owner of the Driza-Bone rainwear company from the early 1970s. This is a book with a special "taste" of Australia, the outback, the sun, the droughts, the cities and bigger businesses prepared to give a little business a go. The author writes his story and gives a full history of the company. ISBN: 1740950038. Our Book No: 26027. $20 AUD.

209. FitzGerald, Stephen (2015). Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Modern Australia was in part defined by its early embrace of China: a turning from the White Australia Policy of the 1950s to the country's acceptance of Asian immigration and engagement with regional neighbours. It saw the far-sighted establishment of an embassy in Beijing in the 1970s by Gough Whitlam, headed by Stephen FitzGerald. Here, FitzGerald's story as diplomat, China scholar, adviser to Gough Whitlam, first ambassador to China under prime ministers Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser, is interwoven with the wider one of this dramatic moment in Australia's history. Comrade Ambassador also highlights the challenge Australia faces in managing itself into an Asian future. ISBN: 9780522868685. Our Book No: 17075. $22 AUD.

210. FitzSimons, Peter (2001). Nancy Wake: A Biography of our Greatest War Heroine (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. A remarkable biography of the Australian woman who fought against the Nazis in France during WW2, including supporting the underground Maquis fighters. ISBN: 0732269199. Our Book No: 9702. $15 AUD.

211. FitzSimons, Peter (2018). Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Hachette. 414 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of the Battle of Le Hamel, northern France, on 4 July 1918 which was strategically crucial in the closing stages of World War 1 (WW1). A largely Australian force -though with a contingent of American soldiers now entering the war in an offensive capacity - was commanded by Sir John Monash. Every detail was planned and losses were relatively few. Told with insight and passion, and brings life to this Allied triumph of WW1. ISBN: 9780733640087. Our Book No: 30327. $25 AUD.

212. Flanagan, Terry; Flanagan, Jackie (1990). Life with Maree: Our Down's Syndrome Daughter. Brisbane, Ashgrove: Preferential Publications. 63 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, stapled, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is a very special family story about their daughter, Maree, who has Down's Syndrome. They have written the book to help other parents and parents-to-be of children with Down's Syndrome. The story is told with great love and care. ISBN: 1875211039. Our Book No: 28116. $15 AUD.

213. Fleetwood, Lisa; Pile, Nancy (editor) (2016). Destination Dachshund: A Travel Memoir - Three Months, Three Generations and Sixty Dachshunds ( ed). Sydney: Lisa Fleetwood. 263 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, single black & white photo, black & white drawings, bottom corner tips some pages minimally creased, minor edgewear. An amusing and heartfelt true story that will resonate with travel and dog lovers alike. Explores the bond of family, the abiding love we have for our pets and the grieving for loved ones, both human and hound. The author and her family embark on the trip of a lifetime just days after the loss of their beloved dachshund, Coco. They had a dachshund spotting competition for finding dachshunds across 15 countries. This very special book offers a unique twist on the travel memoir with remembrance for those loved and lost, at the heart of the family's journey through Turkey, Russia, the Baltics, Europe and the United States. ISBN: 9780994591401. Our Book No: 30544. $25 AUD.

214. Ford, Andrew (2017). The Memory of Music (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner little creased front cover, minor edgewear. This memoir explores music's nature and purpose: what it is, why it is so important, and how it shapes our worlds. The author, composer and broadcaster shares his vivid musical experiences - good, bad and sometimes funny that have shaped his life. His childhood obsession was the Beatles, and then Beethoven, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Stockhausen and Birtwistle. He writes about his work as a composer, choral conductor, concert promoter, critic, university teacher and radio presenter. ISBN: 9781863959490. Our Book No: 29867. $25 AUD.

215. Foster, Jason (2013). The Dark Man: Australia's First Serial Killer (1st ed). Sydney, Newport: Big Sky Publishing. 309 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. Jason Foster writes the chilling true story of Australia's first serial killer, who kept the colony of New South Wales fearful as the police hunted for him. Australia's Gold Rush period is brought vividly to life in this compelling story of a cold and calculating killer. ISBN: 9781922132260. Our Book No: 28177. $25 AUD.

216. Fraser, Bryce (1971). Sitting Duck: A True Story. London: MacGibbon & Kee. 192 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, faint toning reverse side jacket (edge tears, minor edgewear, small chip top edge rear cover), faint foxing edges, endpapers lightly toned, bottom corners lightly bumped. Sitting Duck: A True Story, by Bryce Fraser (MacGibbon & Kee, 1971). The true story of Dora, a fresh-water duck who loves salt water, who won the heart of an Australian magazine writer who was allergic to duck feathers. This charming book, with over 50 photos and amusing text, will delight anyone who loved Born Free. ISBN: 0261632264. Our Book No: 24425. $15 AUD.

217. Fraser Brown, Ann; Genheimer, Ronald (foreword) (2014). Betting On a Certainty: A Memoir. City Not Stated: Birch Island Books. 175 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & few sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). About the author's early life in Australia and London, before she became a missionary in South Africa. Ann and her South African husband Derek served as missionaries for 33 years. They now live in Sydney where they are active in cross-cultural Christian ministry. ISBN: 9781495948558. Our Book No: 29206. $30 AUD.

218. Freadman, Richard (2007). This Crazy Thing a Life: Australian Jewish Autobiography. Perth: University of Western Australia Press. 301 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, contact plastic cover (barcode, spine label, rubber stamps), internally excellent. From humble, self-published memoirs by amateur chroniclers, to celebrated releases by high-profile Jewish authors such as Judah Waten, Andrew Reimer and Jacob Rosenberg, this richly reflective work interweaves past and present, events and attitudes, literary theory and narrative to address important and often profoundly moving topics such as Holocaust memory, migrant autobiography, diaspora studies and multiculturalism from diverse viewpoints. A substantial contribution to understanding Jewish-Australian lives. ISBN: 9780980296426. Our Book No: 16640. $15 AUD.

219. Freeman, Annette (2007). Tea in the Library (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Temple House / Sid Harta Publishers. 266 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. First edition. A wry and personal account of the thrilling roller-coaster ride of opening a bookshop cafe in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW). Her business model was ultimately flawed. ISBN: 9781921206481. Our Book No: 27610. $20 AUD.

220. Freeman, Damien; Heydon, Hon. Justice J. D. (foreword); Kirby, Hon. Michael (illustrator) (2012). Roddy's Folly: R. P. Meagher QC - Art Lover and Lawyer. Ballan, VIC: Connor Court Publishing. 510 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, spine ends little rubbed, front cover corner tips little scuffed, bottom corner front cover creased, faint foxing top edge. Damien Freeman provides the first book-length study of New South Wales lawyer and judge R. P. Meagher QC (1932 - 2011). It looks at his relationship with the Roman Catholic Church, the University of Sydney, the Australian Bar, and the tradition of legal scholarship to which he made a monumental contribution. Penny Meagher, his wife, shared a central place in their life together - her as artist, he as art collector. There are interviews with a range of leading figures in Australia's legal, political, ecclesiastical, academic, and artists. Michael Kirby's humorous sketches of the view from the Bench were sketched by him in court and given to Meagher when the two judges sat together. ISBN: 9781921421778. Our Book No: 30262. $40 AUD.

221. French, Nelson (1995). Ormonde to Oriana: Orient Line to Australia and Beyond: A Purser Remembers (1st ed). Ringwood, Hamps: Navigator Books. 207 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner page tips little creased, few light creases covers, top corner front cover creased, autograph (author's written name front flyleaf). The author joined the Orient Line as an Assistant Purser when he was released from the Army in 1947. He was appointed Purser in 1954 and thereafter served in every ship of the Orient Fleet. He was involved in the commissioning and the maiden voyage of the last great Orient liner: Oriana. ISBN: 0902830430. Our Book No: 26497. $13 AUD.

222. Funnell, Paul (2007). In Spite of My Eyes: The Paul Funnell Autobiography. City Not Stated: Antelope Publishing. 307 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny dent top edge rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is an inspiring story of a man born with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a degenerative disorder of the retina which has rendered him legally blind. Paul's story will inspire people with disabilities, motivate those climbing the corporate ladder and offers valuable insights for parents and other carers of disabled children. ISBN: 9780958690737. Our Book No: 24884. $15 AUD.

223. Furlong, Monica (1996). Flight of the Kingfisher: A Journey Among the Kukatja Aborigines (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing top edge, pages faintly toned, remainder stripe. A spiritual sojourn among Aborigines in Western Australia by the biographer and writer of children's stories. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0002553317. Our Book No: 2713. $10 AUD.

224. Gall, Jennifer; Cochrane, Peter (foreword) (2010). In Bligh's Hand: Surviving the Mutiny on the Bounty (1st ed) [National Library of Australia Collection Highlights]. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 234 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, stiffened covers, illustrated endpapers, colour text-photos (mostly full-page), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & photos, maps, manuscripts (facsimiles), corner tips covers little creased, few light scratches rear cover, autograph (author's written name & date). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Brings to life the gripping story of Lieutenant William Bligh's account, written in a small notebook while on the 47-day voyage in the Bounty's launch from Tofua to Timor, following a dramatic mutiny on the ship led by Fletcher Christian in April 1789. Through selected facsimile pages from Bligh's notebook, and his list of mutineers, the book gives readers an insight into the character of Bligh, whose iron will and stubborn adherence to a relentless regime of rationing and navigational calculations kept the launch on course and saved the lives of his men. ISBN: 9780642277053. Our Book No: 30421. $50 AUD.

225. Gard, Stephen (2011). Michael Rush, Champion Australian Sculler: A Tyrone Lad on the Clarence (1st ed). Thirlmere, NSW: BlueDawe Books. 320 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings includes frontispiece, endpaper portraits, dark green leatherette covers, small crease top edge of dustjacket. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the story of Champion Sculler of Australia Michael Rush. He was an assisted immigrant who arrived in New South Wales (Grafton, Clarence region) from Ireland in 1861. He had nothing but the clothes on his back, and 'not knowing the bow from the stern of a boat', in a decade he became a sporting celebrity and a wealthy man of affairs. This is also the story, too, of colonial Australia, a fresh and restless nation that welcomed immigrants to liberty and horizons they could not have dreamed about at home. Stephen Gard is the great-grandson of Michael Rush. This is his first biography and his first self-publishing project. ISBN: 9780646559872. Our Book No: 40914. $60 AUD.

226. Garner, Helen (2016). Everywhere I Look. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 229 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corner tips front cover. This book is a collection of essays, diary entries and true stories covering more than 15 years of the life of this iconic Australian writer. A multi-faceted portrait of her remarkable life. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925355369. Our Book No: 30350. $12 AUD.

227. Gartrell, Marjorie (1957). Dear Primitive: A Nurse Among the Aborigines. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, pages faintly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (small edge tears, minor loss top spine & corners), edges lightly foxed, some edgewear, owner's pencilled written name. The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aboriginal people in remote areas of Central Australia near Alice Springs. Very good description of Aboriginal culture from a 1950s perspective. Our Book No: 26716. $15 AUD.

228. Gawenda, Michael (2007). American Notebook: A Personal and Political Journey (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 230 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. The author is former editor of the Age newspaper, who in 2005 was posted to the United States as the Washington correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age newspapers, as George W. Bush was beginning his second term as president. A fascinating insight into American society and politics - and of the role of journalism and the nature of public debate about war, politics and current events. ISBN: 9780522852530. Our Book No: 26591. $18 AUD.

229. Gawenda, Michael (2009). Rocky and Gawenda: The Story of a Man and His Mutt (1st ed). Melbourne: Victory Press / Melbourne University Publishing (MUP). 287 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The Australian journalist tells the story of Rocky, his small furry dog of indeterminate breeding. This book of their relationship, which was originally a popular blog, is funny, joyous, sad at times, and full of of delightful surprises. ISBN: 9780522856972. Our Book No: 24768. $15 AUD.

230. Geraghty, Chris (2002). Cassocks in the Wilderness: Remembering the Seminary at Springwood (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Spectrum Publications. 200 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear & rubbing covers. The author tells the story of his highly regulated life as a young seminarian locked away in the isolation of a sandstone building at Springwood in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. ISBN: 0867863161. Our Book No: 24337. $20 AUD.

231. Gibney, Stella; Gibney, Rebecca (foreword) (2014). It Will Get Better: The Inspirational Story of One Woman's Courage to Overcome Abuse, Loss and Heartache to Create a Better Life (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 241 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & photos, edges little toned, minor edgewear. The New Zealand mother of Australian actress Rebecca Gibney reveals how she overcame an abusive family environment. This book is written with raw honesty, bravery and inspiring determination. Her resilience shines through as she shares her story using the turning points where her life changed from a daily struggle and eventually changed to the happier life she now leads. ISBN: 9781743317174. Our Book No: 27525. $15 AUD.

232. Gibson, Bunny; Gauntlett, Frank; Courtenay, Bryce (introduction) (2006). Thanks a Meillon! That Australian Actor. Sydney, Neutral Bay: John Meillon Enterprises. 256 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. An affectionate biography of John Meillon, one of Australia's best known actors. ISBN: 0646456571. Our Book No: 23101. $20 AUD.

233. Giese, Diana (2009). A Better Place To Live: Making the Top End a New Kind of Community. Perth, Claremont / Adelaide: Freshwater Bay Press / Seaview Press. 117 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This book is about the Giese family arriving in Darwin in 1954. Darwin was an outpost, ruined by bombing raids during WW2, in a country that was itself searching for a role in the post-war world. In this portrayal of her family's involvement in the process of reconstruction that led eventually to self-government, the author - daughter of Harry and Nancy, both post-war pioneers - shows how the people of the Top End, of many different backgrounds, created a new kind of community. Assisted by a Northern Territory Archives Service History Grant. Lengthy discussion of indigenous communities. ISBN: 9781740085212. Our Book No: 26532. $40 AUD.

234. Gilbert, Lionel (1985). William Woolls: A Most Useful Colonist. Canberra: Mulini Press. 138 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. William Woolls was a young orphan migrant who became a schoolmaster at King's School, Parramatta. Later he was ordained as an Anglican and appointed as Rector at Richmond. He was a tireless writer and a dedicated amateur botanist who eagerly investigated the vegetation of his adopted environment and wrote many pioneer works on Australian plants. ISBN: 0949910155. Our Book No: 17244. $20 AUD.

235. Gilby, Wm J. (1962). Episcopal Silver Jubilee 1937 - 1962: Most Rev. F. A. Henschke, D.D., Bishop of Wagga Wagga. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Diocese of Wagga Wagga. 32 pp. Paperback, card cover (lightly foxed), stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map. This pamphlet celebrates the 25 years of service given by Rev. Henschke as Bishop of Wagga Wagga, in country New South Wales. Foreword by Wm Gilby. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13241. $10 AUD.

236. Gill, Lydia (1993). My Town Sydney in the 1930s. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press. 161 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos & sketches, faint foxing top edge & inside top front cover, minor edgewear corners, owner's written name & date. The author writes about the city that she worked in during the 1930s. This wonderful book is a mixture of nostalgia, commentary and social history, evoking the magic of a vanished era. The many photos and advertisements add to the charm. ISBN: 0730589102. Our Book No: 26581. $18 AUD.

237. Gilleland, Ray (2012). The Nullarbor Kid: Stories from My Trucking Life. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 265 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips front cover lightly creased, top spine little bumped, light crease front cover, rear hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. His fascinating life story as a pioneer trucker on the Nullarbor in postwar Australia. A time when trucks were viewed as an 'upstart industry' that threatened existing railway systems. The author tells of the adventures he and his mates had when the trucking industry was born, and the battlelines between government and truckers. ISBN: 9781742379494. Our Book No: 30527. $20 AUD.

238. Glass, Margaret (1997). Charles Cameron Kingston: Federation Father (1st ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 247 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, minor edgewear jacket (rear cover little marked), small spot & faint foxing top edge, spine ends little worn, crease & few edge tears single page (manufacture error). This book tells the life of Charles Cameron Kingston, premier of South Australia, and who was a leading politician in promoting Australia's Federation. This lively and well researched biography reveals a complex, brilliant and controversial man. ISBN: 0522847781. Our Book No: 27742. $18 AUD.

239. Gleeson, Irene; Partridge, Nicole (with) (2014). Heart of a Lioness: The True Story of Mama Irene (Reprint ed). Franklin, TN: Authentic Publishers. 317 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos & few sepia (brown-tinted), pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear. This is the story of a mother and grandmother working tirelessly in the slums of Kitgum, Uganda. Affirming and inspiring, her story is about resilience and renewal in the face of poverty and death. Over 22 years, Irene rescued more than 20,000 traumatised children, providing them with free education, food, and medicine. Along the way, she earned the love and respect of the locals, who called her "Mama Irene". Irene died in 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Today, the staff of the Irene Gleeson Foundation educate, medicate and feed thousands of children, helping them achieve their full potential. ISBN: 9781780780474. Our Book No: 40184. $18 AUD.

240. Gleeson, Michael (1999). The Jaidyn Leskie Murder (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 235 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine little creased, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. About the unsolved murder of a child near Moe, Victoria, in 1997. Chronicles the evidence against Greg (Jaidyn's babysitter): it puts the case against him, and helps explain both why he was charged, and why he was acquitted. It does not explain, nor can it hope to, explain who was responsible for killing Jaidyn. ISBN: 0732267706. Our Book No: 29875. $10 AUD.

241. Gluck, Catherine (1990). Frederick B. Lamberger: The Man and His Art. Sydney: Catherine Gluck. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, blue pictorial cover, full-page black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, covers little rubbed, endpapers little foxed, tiny white spot front cover (printing error). The story of Frederick Lamberger who was born in Hungary and came to Australia in 1950. He was a well-known businessman and artist. He lived in Potts Point, Sydney. He was a very popular person in Kings Cross, and often invited people for tea or coffee at his Rialto Espresso Coffee Lounge, and later the Kings Cross Museum. He drawings were exhibited at the Sydney University, and The Bulletin published an article on him. He died on January 23 in St. Vincents Hospital. The author and publisher is his sister, Catherine Gluck. (No ISBN printed in book.). ISBN: 0646025015. Our Book No: 29302. $25 AUD.

242. Glynn, Paul (2003). The Wayside Stream: Reconciliation. Sydney, Hunters Hill: Marist Fathers Books. 156 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minimal rubbing & creasing covers, minor edgewear. Paul Glynn, and Australian Marist Brother from the Marist Mission in Japan, gathers stories about people who experienced healing and reconciliation, particularly between Japanese and Australians after WW2. They tell how they approached the problem, were helped to overcome it, and speak of the resultant great peace and new freedom experienced. ISBN: 0958184410. Our Book No: 22688. $12 AUD.

243. Glynn, Paul (2008). Like a Samurai: The Tony Glynn Story (1st ed). Sydney, Hunters Hill: Marist Fathers Books. 185 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. This book by Father Paul is a well-researched story of his brother, Tony, a Marist Father, and his life in immediate post-war Japan, and his work in reconciliation with the Japanese people. ISBN: 9780958184427. Our Book No: 23623. $10 AUD.

244. Goldenberg, Howard (2007). My Father's Compass (1st ed). Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The author uses his magical story-telling skills to record and celebrate the long and fruitful life of a man with many roles: healing the sick, growing olives, sailing the seas, harvesting foreskins, serving synagogues and raising his children. Through the pages of this beautifully written book, his son honours the deep faith and vitality of his father, while bringing to life the intimate family relationships across generations between intense fathers and sensitive sons. ISBN: 9781876462482. Our Book No: 24334. $15 AUD.

245. Goldsmith, Merle (1994). The Trail Blazers: Pioneers of the South American Missionary Society. Sydney, Ryde: South American Missionary Society (SAMS). 132 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Merle Goldsmith writes individual biographical chapters of the pioneers of the South American Missionary Society (SAMS), a division of the Anglican Church. Includes the first martyr, the first translator, the first bishop, the "David Livingstone" of South America, and the first Australian missionary. ISBN: 095912473X. Our Book No: 14404. $10 AUD.

246. Goldsworthy, Anna (2013). Welcome to Your New Life (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 220 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. From the best-selling author of Piano Lessons. When Anna Goldsworthy, pianist and perfectionist, falls pregnant with her first child, her excitement is tempered by crippling anxiety. In Welcome to Your New Life, she shares the dizzying wonder and crippling anxiety that come with creating new life. ISBN: 9781863955935. Our Book No: 17459. $10 AUD.

247. Goossens, Renee; Hallinan, Richard (foreword) (2007). Pain Management: Learning to Live With Pain (1st ed). Sydney, Double Bay: Rockpool Publishing. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, one page LOOSELY inserted (foreword page), top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). This unique book is written by a patient who is a chronic pain sufferer for over four decades. The author writes about her battles with pain, and her resilience is inspiring. Drawing on her own experiences and those of other pain sufferers, she describes ways to cope, and to maximise the quality of life. Written in plain language, the book explains the effect of pain on the human nervous system and provides medical and psychological strategies to enable patients to help themselves. ISBN: 9781921295096. Our Book No: 29026. $10 AUD.

248. Goozee, Craig (2003). For One for All: In Loving Memory of Jessica. Sydney, Potts Point: National Publishing Group. 159 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, edgewear bottom corner rear cover, autograph (author's written dedication). Craig Goozee tells the true moving story about his young daughter Jessica, and her brave fight for life after being diagnosed with cancer. (The dedication reads: A story of angel.). ISBN: 0975170716. Our Book No: 25855. $30 AUD.

249. Gordon, Michael; Beachley, Layne (with) (2008). Layne Beachley: Beneath the Waves. Sydney: Ebury / Random House. 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, crease top corner rear cover, minor edgewear, light pencil annotation top edge. This book is based on extensive interviews with more than thirty central figures, including classmates, friends, family and many of the biggest names in surfing. ISBN: 9781741667288. Our Book No: 24105. $12 AUD.

250. Gould, Nat (1973). Town and Bush: Stray Notes on Australia (Facsimile ed) [Penguin Colonial Facsimiles]. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 313 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, as usual, spine minimally faded as usual, corner tip rear cover creased. Penguin Colonial Facsimile paperback edition (not microfilm). The bestselling popular English novelist and sports writer (1857 - 1919) writes a colorful evocation of Australian colonial life near the turn of the century, including vivid portraits of notable Australians, the booming capital cities, larrikins, the Chinese, and amusing episodes of country travel and race meetings. Originally published in 1896. From the Penguin Colonial Facsimile series. ISBN: 0140700382. Our Book No: 17163. $15 AUD.

251. Gourlay, Michael; Pedersen, Ian (foreword) (1999). Australia's Great Engineers: William Henry Warren 1852 - 1926 [Australia's Great Engineers Monograph Series]. Sydney: Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Sydney. 66 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue boards (gilt title front & spine), black & white photos including frontispiece, top spine little rubbed, autograph (author's written dedication). Michael Gourlay tells the story of William Henry Warren, who was one of Australia's most influential engineering academics. Born in England in 1852 and educated in England and Ireland, he worked in Manchester before migrating to Australia in 1881. He established the Engineering School at the University of Sydney. He was responsible for the education of some of Australia's most well-known engineers, and researched the properties of engineering materials. He died in 1926, and was the longest serving professor at the University of Sydney - yet the only university degree he received was an honorary LLD from the University of Glasgow. (Written dedication to Jeremy Steele, University of Sydney.). ISBN: 1864872888. Our Book No: 29364. $25 AUD.

252. Graham, Gail (1996). A Long Season in Hell: The Battle to Save My Son. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, edges lightly toned, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear, tiny biro mark base spine. Her 13-year battle to get proper rehabilitation for her son who suffered severe head injuries in a car crash. Tragic, confronting and ultimately inspiring, this book shows how the power of hope can achieve. ISBN: 0732908469. Our Book No: 15087. $10 AUD.

253. Graham, Trevor (1999). Mabo: Life of an Island Man (1st ed). Sydney, Strawberry Hills: Currency Press. 151 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny stains top edge & last few pages & rear cover, minimal edgewear. This inspiring play is about Eddie Koiki Mabo and his 10-year battle with Australia and its legal system. The original screenplay and the post-production script are published together. The author describes the practical and ethical dilemmas he faced in his journey between the two. A fascinating insight into the making of one of the most successful Australian documentaries of all time. ISBN: 0868195804. Our Book No: 29960. $20 AUD.

254. Graham, Thomasin; Old, Ursula (illustrator) (2008). Ursula: A Life in Pictures [Ursula Old]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Thomasin Graham. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos (paintings). Thomasin Graham provides a richly illustrated tribute to her mother, Ursuala Old (of Yanderra, NSW), who started prolific painting only at age 56. She has produced over 200 silk screen prints - plus also oils, pastels, crayons and ink. ISBN: 9780646505756. Our Book No: 14210. $30 AUD.

255. Grandin, Bob (2004). The Battle of Long Tan as Told by the Commanders (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 332 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners. This is the first time Delta Company Commanders have shared their memories of the most significant battle fought by Australians in Vietnam, the Battle of Long Tan. Each of the commanders shares the experiences that brought them to Vietnam, and describes how the company commander, Harry Smith, drove Delta Company to become one of the most outstanding units in the Australian forces. The ongoing efforts of the Long Tan commanders to right the many wrongs perpetrated in the wake of the battle, and their own journeys after the fighting of August 1966 make this book a compelling story on the aftermath of Vietnam. ISBN: 1741141990. Our Book No: 29011. $20 AUD.

256. Grant-Thomson, Jeanette (1991). Jodie's Story: The Life of Jodie Cadman. Sydney, Homebush West: ANZEA Publishers. 164 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, minor edgewear, minor annotation (digits) inside rear cover. Jeanette Grant-Thomson relates the story of a girl Jodie Cadman, who entered upon a course of self-destruction in the world of drugs and prostitution on the streets of Kings Cross. Hope rose out of hopelessness when she discovered the Christian "Teen Challenge". (Problem: two books have the same ISBN.). ISBN: 0858924846. Our Book No: 27268. $12 AUD.

257. Grassby, Al (1979). The Morning After (1st ed). Canberra: Judicator Publications. 142 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny tear top spine, tiny mark fore-edge, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. The story of the 1974 Federal election in which the seat of Riverina, New South Wales, held by Al Grassby (Minister for Immigration) was the only one lost by the Whitlam Government. The supposed role of racism is revealed. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0908517017. Our Book No: 23459. $15 AUD.

258. Gray, Anne; Fullwood, Henry A. (artist) (1983). A. Henry Fullwood: War Paintings (1st ed) [Australian War Memorial Artists, Series No. 1]. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. 96 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour reproductions (most full-page), black & white frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent front cover). Henry Fullwood's war paintings (WW1) are described in detail, assessed, and re-evaluated the artist's whole achievement. He was a friend of Arthur Streeton and Tom Roberts, and is nearly as well known. He was also a prolific and popular illustrator and printmaker. In 1918 the Australian Government choose him as one of its first official war artists. ISBN: 0642994315. Our Book No: 29030. $25 AUD.

259. Gray, Bill (Billy); Woodland, Chris (editor) (2015). Billy the Blackfella from Bourke (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour & black & white photos, maps, minimal edgewear. This is the story of Billy Gray who referred to himself as a blackfella from Bourke. The authentic speaking voice of the man has been used in this book. Transcribed from tapes made by his friend of 52 years, he tells of life working as a stockman, drover, fencer, taxi driver, factory labourer, water and oil driller, in Australia, South America and Indonesia. Billy said that his travels gave him a deep understanding of the cultures of different peoples. Music was always important to Billy, and later in life he moved to Tamworth which is the centre of his beloved country music. Many readers may find some of the term's used by Billy to be politically incorrect. These expressions are still used today among the Aboriginal people: they were, and are, accepted lingo. ISBN: 9781925078688. Our Book No: 29219. $18 AUD.

260. Green, Sissel; Christie, Stan (1994). The Deprivation of Cili Duman: A Memorable Superbly Moving True Life Story [An Epic Adventure of Human Endeavour and Tragic History]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Alan Green. 268 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos. Privately published story of a Jewish-Polish woman, Cili Duman, mother of Sissel Green. A profoundly inspirational narrative which in dealing with the heartbreak of familial separation, the horrors of war and the Holocaust, soars above its sombre subject matter. ISBN: 0646174118. Our Book No: 14530. $18 AUD.

261. Greenland, Hall (1998). Red Hot: The Life and Times of Nick Origlass 1908 - 1996. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Wellington Lane Press. 324 pp. Paperback octavo (card covers with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor crease front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). This is the story of Nick Origlass, who for more than 50 years, from the 1940s to the 1990s, was the elected champion of Balmain's workers and citizens. The author recreates the world of radical and Trotskyist Balmain, in Sydney's inner west, and uncovers the secrets and contradictions in the life of Balmain's enduring revolutionary local politician. ISBN: 090802214X. Our Book No: 26195. $35 AUD.

262. Grey, Anne; Radford, Ron (introduction) (2009). McCubbin Last Impressions 1907 - 17 (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 168 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour reproductions (some full-page), corner tips on covers little creased. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book traces the radical changes in McCubbin's art after 1907. There are some 70 works - many of which have not been previously published - covering the last decade of his life, a key period in the development of his art. Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia exhibition "McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17" at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 14 August - 1st November 2009, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 12 December 2009 - 28 March 2010, Bendigo Art Gallery 24 April - 25 July 2010. ISBN: 9780642334039. Our Book No: 28528. $40 AUD.

263. Groves, Mary (2011). An Outback Life: How Love Led Me Across the Vast Top End - from Campfires to Cattle Stations, and from Tragedy to Good Fortune (Reprint ed). Sydney: Arena / Allen & Unwin. 319 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner rear cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This is the author's fascinating memoir about her time in the outback. At the age of 14, her family moved from Melbourne to Mataranka, a small isolated town in the Northern Territory. In her early 20s, Mary met and fell in love with Joe Groves. They had four children and led an exciting and challenging life managing and owning an array of cattle stations. Mary states that she has not used real names in these stories, and the terminology is that of the 60s and 70s, and some remarks may seem sexist or racist - they are not intended to be derogatory, but were terms used in the Territory in her time there. ISBN: 9781742377056. Our Book No: 30203. $15 AUD.

264. Groves, Russell; Leeder, Albert Leonard (2013). Albert Leonard Leeder: A Full Life - Full of Life (1880 - 1961): A Biography of a Respected Baptist Minister. Sydney, Macquarie Park: Greenwood Press / Baptist Historical Society of New South Wales. 136 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, top spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This biography is about Albert Leonard Leeder who was born on 30th June 1880 to a farming family in Essex, U.K. In 1908 Albert and his wife Margaret left the "land of their birth" and sailed to Australia "the land of their adoption." Albert rarely used his Christian name: he was known to friends, family and colleagues as Leonard, Len, A.L.L. or A.L. Leeder. He accepted a call to the pastorate of the Moonah Baptist Church in Tasmania. Ministries at Maryborough (Queensland), Lithgow (NSW) and Pymble (NSW) followed. When he retired he was appointed as honorary Chaplain at "Bethel", a nursing home for elderly ladies sponsored by the Ashfield Baptist Church. He continued this work until a few weeks before his death at the age of 81 years. ISBN: 9780987136152. Our Book No: 29541. $30 AUD.

265. Guinness, Rupert (2018). Overlander: One Man's Epic Race to Cross Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Simon & Schuster. 315 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, colour route map inside covers, minor edgewear. This is a memoir about an epic bike race across one of the most challenging parts of Australia. The author set out to race from Fremantle in Western Australia to the Opera House in Sydney, a gruelling distance of 5000 kilometres that would test both physical endurance and psychological resilience. The riders competed unassisted across one of the most beautiful and inhospitable places on earth. A terrible tragedy stopped competitors in their tracks, and Rupert had to make one of the toughest decisions of his life, and he discovered the incredible power of the human spirit. ISBN: 9781925640090. Our Book No: 40630. $30 AUD.

266. Gunn, Aeneas (1987). We of the Never-Never and The Little Black Princess (Reprint ed) [Collector's Library of Australia's Great Books]. Sydney, Kensington: Times House. 229 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (decorative gilt & black), gilt top edge, few black & white photos, string bookmark. Mrs Aeneas Gunn tells of her time spent at the remote Elsey cattle station, Northern Territory. "The Little Black Princess" was published in 1905 and "We of the Never-Never" in 1908. The latter book has been placed first in this combined volume (with the exception of the last chapter which is now the Afterword), because it tells of the Gunn's trek to Elsey Station and of the many incidents that occurred during that journey and during their stay at the station. ISBN: 0858357097. Our Book No: 25176. $20 AUD.

267. Gurr, Michael (2006). Days Like These. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 284 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner tip front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear, faint remainder stripe. The author, a playwright and activist, gives his personal account of a writer's evolution against the backdrop of the changing Australian nation, and his role as speechwriter for the Victorian Labor Party campaign on brought Steve Bracks to power. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0522852823. Our Book No: 22299. $10 AUD.

268. Guthrie, Bruce (2010). Man Bites Murdoch: Four Decades in Print, Six Day in Court. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 354 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white photos spread (one page little creased during manufacture), corner cloth cover little bumped. A blow-by-blow account of almost 40 years in the news business - from his dismissal from Australia's biggest selling paper (Melbourne's Herald-Sun), through the celebrated court case that exposed the inner workings of the world's biggest media company (News Limited). An expose on the interlinked backrooms of Australian media, politics and business. ISBN: 9780522858167. Our Book No: 14888. $20 AUD.

269. Haidar, Munir; Saab, Omar F. (foreword) (2011). My Revival from Cancer: An Effective Way for Fighting Cancer. Sydney, Liverpool: Samarah Publishing. 216 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, covers little scratched, bottom corners front cover & few pages little creased, few tiny spots top edge, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication flyleaf). This book is the personal journey of Munir Haidar through cancer. He used positive attitude, exercise and a discerningly devised diet to fight his cancer, and in this book he discusses how he did this. The book includes recipes at the back. ISBN: 9780987078308. Our Book No: 29511. $30 AUD.

270. Hamilton, John (2008). Gallipoli Sniper: The Life of Billy Sing (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, fore-edges slightly wavy (no water damage), faint toning edges, minor crease spine, minor edgewear. This is the story of the most successful and feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign, with over 200 credited 'kills'. Billy Sing was born in Queensland. In this powerful and very different account of World War One the author has written about the hidden side of the Gallipoli campaign, the snipers' war. The book is also a moving exploration of the aftermath of war, as Billy returned home, a celebrated killer trying to adapt to a peacetime world. ISBN: 9781405038652. Our Book No: 29689. $15 AUD.

271. Hankinson, Dave (1978). Reminiscences of Maleny: John Skerman of Maleny. Nambour, QLD: Maleny and District Centenary Committee / Sunstrip Printers. 24 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, pages lightly toned, staples rusted, small mark rear cover, minor edgewear. This booklet is about the town of Maleny in Queensland and the late Mr J. H. Skerman, who wrote the story of the establishment of the Maleny Butter Factory. He was the sole member of staff for over 12 months, and the success of the factory was all his. He also assisted the early settlers in regard to ambulance, dentistry, blacksmith, tinsmith, carpenter and cement work. ISBN: 0959614117. Our Book No: 40026. $18 AUD.

272. Hardy, Marieke (2011). You'll be Sorry When I'm Dead. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 296 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The Australian screen writer, blogger and radio broadcaster provides an amazingly honest and funny recounting of her eccentric situations and pleasures, and the unusual people in her life. Best known for her appearance on the ABC TV First Tuesday Book Club. ISBN: 9781742377261. Our Book No: 17533. $20 AUD.

273. Harris, Max (1983). The Unknown Great Australian and Other Psychobiographical Portraits. Melbourne: Sun Books. 125 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stiffened cover, black & white photos, corner tip rear cover bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Iconic and satirical essays by Max Harris about 20 odd or eccentric people, 10 being Australian, 10 British. Includes H. V. Evatt, Ludwig Leichhardt, Nellie Melba, King O'Malley, Errol Flynn, W. E. Gladstone, David Livingstone, Havelock Ellis, Edward Lear. "The little essays in this book have been inspired by certain convictions I have reached about the human condition. These convictions have come all persuasively from the study of biographical literature and from close observation of living people out in the real world.". ISBN: 0725104244. Our Book No: 5845. $15 AUD.

274. Harrison, Kenneth (1983). Road to Hiroshima (Revised ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 280 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top edge little creased jacket (reverse side minimally foxed), minor edgewear. Road to Hiroshima, by Kenneth Harrison (Rigby, 1983). An autobiographical account of an Australian soldier who fought against the Japanese during WW2 in the desperate struggle to save Malaya. Includes his life as a POW in Malaysia and on the Thailand "Death Railway", before being sent to dockside Nagasaki in Japan itself. Includes a visit to atomic bomb site Hiroshima before arrival of allied troops. Documents and photos, many never before published, illustrate this true war story. ISBN: 0727017918. Our Book No: 25583. $20 AUD.

275. Hart, David (2007). Pro Hart: Dying to be Heard: A Life of Success, Betrayal and Tragedy (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Ark House Press. 283 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear. This very special story is written by the late Pro Hart's youngest son, David Hart, who in the introduction states that he knew him best and would like to share his father's story with those who loved him. He hopes that those who did not know Pro Hart (the Australian artist from Broken Hill) would be inspired to try to live a purpose-driven life, and achieve greatness in everything attempted. First edition. ISBN: 9780980345858. Our Book No: 27581. $22 AUD.

276. Hart, Deborah (2015). Guarding Eden: Champions of Climate Action. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 250 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition, black & white text-photos. The personal stories of twelve ordinary Australians who were so concerned about climate change that they altered their lives to do something about it. Some did quiet backroom work in research, drafted submissions or wrote to politicians. Others decided to go public, really public - one was part of the team occupying a 160-metre power-plant chimney, one went on a hunger strike publicised around the world, another started the Lock the Gate Alliance. They come from all walks of life: there's a nurse, a musician, an insurance broker, a teacher, a lawyer, a vet. This book makes the complex and controversial issue of climate change feel human and deeply real. ISBN: 9781760112356. Our Book No: 16567. $14 AUD.

277. Haskell, Janetta (2002). A Voice of My Own. Sydney, Glebe: Wild & Woolley. 335 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear. A compelling and absorbing autobiography of a woman vocalist. Born in repressive South Africa, she escaped to Italy, and performed in Europe and London, and later after meeting a new husband migrated to Australia. Loosely inserted: newspaper clipping review of this book. ISBN: 0909331928. Our Book No: 23221. $15 AUD.

278. Hatcher, Leigh (2005). I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just a Little Unwell: My Journey Through Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sydney: Strand Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal scratching front cover, minor edgewear. Written by one of Australia's most experienced radio and television journalists. In this passionate account, the author describes the acute physical suffering and huge personal losses of his battle with chronic fatigue. This personal story will comfort anyone suffering with CFS, and will help others to understand, help, accept, love and support anyone who is wrestling with this health crisis. ISBN: 1876825359. Our Book No: 21806. $25 AUD.

279. Hawke, Jessica; Upfield, Arthur (collaborator); Skirrow, Desmond (jacket) (1957). Follow My Dust! A Biography of Arthur Upfield (1st ed). London: Heinemann. 238 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), red boards, black & white photos, frontispiece, light foxing & toning reverse side jacket (edgewear, chipped), cover corners slightly bumped, water stains reverse side jacket & rear fore-edge book (slight red colour loss top edge), light foxing endpapers & flyleaves & title page, toned spots some pages, spine little faded, white background rear jacket little water stained & toned, light foxing book edges, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp, owner's name front pastedown. First edition. A biography of Australian novelist Arthur Upfield by his partner (but actually written by Upfield himself). Has a cheeky introduction by his fictional detective Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte. The book shadows the famous mystery writer step by step through his early footloose and fancy-free career. How he was persuaded to take up writing again, how he unwittingly provided a real murderer with a 'foolproof' method of disposing of a body. Who was the original on whom the character of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte was based? A great book for a reader of his stories. (Rubber stamp: Jackson's Bega Newsagency.). ISBN: B001P4TD8K. Our Book No: 30861. $100 AUD.

280. Hazlitt, Lesley (2004). Just Call Me Jack: The Life of Jack Hazlitt (1st ed) [Fabric of a Nation Series]. Copacabana, NSW: Lexington Avenue Press. 197 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner little creased front cover, minimal bumps & marks. A wonderful story about Jack Hazlitt. Jack was on the second landing in the Second Division at Gallipoli. He was a keen pilot and one of the first staff members with Qantas in the 1920s. Lesley met Jack when she turned 47, he was 74. They spent more than 21 happy years together. Lesley tells his amazing story. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0975151037. Our Book No: 23695. $10 AUD.

281. Healy, Leone (2002). Up! A Mother's Journey to Freedom with Her Deaf Son. Sydney: Book House. 154 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, autograph. This unique Australian life story about a mother and her deaf son David has helped foster better understanding of deafness. A real story of perseverance, and triumph over bureaucratic obstacles. Leone became a leading advocate of improved services for Australians with a disability. One of the first Australian biographies of living with deafness. Winner of best self-published Australian Book of the Year 2002. (Autograph of Lorraine D'Arcy, David's wife.). ISBN: 1740182421. Our Book No: 1463. $20 AUD.

282. Healy, Leone (2009). A Country Childhood (1st ed). Brisbane, Moorooka: Boolarong Press. 307 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minimal edgewear & spine creasing. The author was born in historic Carcoar, New South Wales, and her formative years were spent in the Central West. This is a very special Australian story about convict ancestry, loss in the Great War and the simple country life of last century. The many photos make it come to life. ISBN: 9780646500089. Our Book No: 29880. $30 AUD.

283. Hellyer, Jill (2013). Letters to Huldah. Sydney, Glebe: Puncher & Wattmann. 196 pp. Paperback octavo, flexicover with decorated boards (photo of author on cover), very good condition, black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, top of spine slightly bumped, tiny bump spine edge. This is a collection of letters between the poet Jill Hellyer and her English teacher at North Sydney Girls School. From the author's note: Huldah Mary Turner (nee Snedden) was born in 1906 in Tamworth and was one of the few women to gain a master's degree from Sydney University in the early twenties. Huldah was the first women in NSW to become Vice Principal and Acting Principal of the University of Newcastle. In later travels around Australia she was inspired to write poetry. Dated from 1988 to 1994 the author's letters to Huldah gradually reveal the details of her own life. The author (1925 - 2012) was a poet, founding executive secretary of the Australian Society of Authors (ASA), and corresponded and was friends with many outstanding Australian and International writers. She was awarded an OAM in 2006 for her contribution to Australian poetry and her work for the ASA. ISBN: 9781921450938. Our Book No: 29537. $25 AUD.

284. Henderson, Anne (1997). Mary MacKillop's Sisters: A Life Unveiled (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 288 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The story of the Sisters of St Joseph order, to which Mary MacKillop belonged. Mary later to become Australia's first saint. ISBN: 0207191816. Our Book No: 8452. $12 AUD.

285. Henderson, Anne (2008). Enid Lyons: Leading Lady to a Nation (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Pluto Press. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, reader crease in spine, tiny dent front cover, faint toning edges, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication on title page). This is the story of an amazing woman. Dame Enid Lyons was the mother of twelve, Prime Minister's wife, first woman member of the House of Representatives and the first woman in a Federal cabinet, radio broadcaster, newspaper columnist, author of three books. The author also looks at the first half of the 20th century and what politics was like then. ISBN: 9780980292497. Our Book No: 27384. $20 AUD.

286. Henderson, Heather (2013). A Smile for My Parents (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 227 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, single cartoon, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear jacket. A very special memoir that is a rare and surprising look into the lives of Dame Pattie and Sir Robert Menzies and their family and friends. Written with warmth, love and humour by their only daughter, Heather. ISBN: 9781743315705. Our Book No: 27931. $15 AUD.

287. Hendry, Dr Peter; Stanger, Ian (2004). It's in Your Blood: The Recollections of a Doctor and a Medical Scientist in Pathology During 50 Years from 1938 to 1988. Victor Harbor, SA: Brolga Press. 310 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny impressions front cover & first few pages, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear corners, autograph (written names both authors). Part memoir, part discussion, the authors reflect on their work of 50 years in pathology at the Newcastle Hospital and the wider community. It is also the story of pathology - its history, procedures, advances, and impact upon the development of modern medicine. ISBN: 192078537X. Our Book No: 28197. $20 AUD.

288. Herbert, Xavier; Lindesay, Vane (jacket design) (1963). Disturbing Element (1st UK ed). London: Angus & Robertson. 271 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), flap clipped jacket (small piece missing base spine, edgewear, reverse side little toned). First U.K. edition. An autobiographical account of the first 24 years of the life of Xavier Herbert, the controversial Australian novelist. Recounts his birth on the northwest Coast of Western Australia, the son of a prospector turned horse-breaker turned railway engine driver, and his unlikely career as a pharmaceutical chemist, and conversion to Catholicism. Our Book No: 2945. $15 AUD.

289. Herbert, Xavier; Lindesay, Vane (jacket design) (1963). Disturbing Element (1st ed). Melbourne: F. W. Cheshire. 271 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), reverse side jacket & top edge flaps minimally foxed (flap not clipped), vertical faint crease front & rear free flyleaves, edges little foxed, minor edgewear, non-author written name. First edition. An autobiographical account of the first 24 years of the life of Xavier Herbert, the controversial Australian novelist. Recounts his birth on the northwest Coast of Western Australia, the son of a prospector turned horse-breaker turned railway engine driver, and his unlikely career as a pharmaceutical chemist, and conversion to Catholicism. Our Book No: 30950. $20 AUD.

290. Hewett, Dorothy (1990). Wild Card: An Autobiography 1923 - 1958. Melbourne: McPhee Gribble / Penguin Books. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). Autobiographical account of the first 35 years of the life of one of Australia's more famous playwrights and poets. The author has combined the passions of her life with her power as a writer to create this classic sketch of people, place and political history. ISBN: 086914197X. Our Book No: 17332. $20 AUD.

291. Hewett, Dorothy (2012). Wild Card: An Autobiography 1923 - 1958. Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 394 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear, copy 2. Reissued in 2012 (originally published in 1990). An autobiographical account of the first 35 years of the life of one of Australia's most famous playwrights and poets. The author has combined the passions of her life with her power as a writer to create this classic sketch of people, place and political history. ISBN: 9781742583952. Our Book No: 26660A. $20 AUD.

292. Hewson, Lorna (1982). When Half is Whole: My Recovery from Stroke (1st ed). Melbourne: Dove Communications. 93 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, few drawings, base spine damaged (some loss), inside covers toned (pages faintly toned), rear cover & spine little foxed, some edgewear. Poignant autobiography by Lorna Hewson, an Australian stroke victim who at age 56 lost the use of the left half of her body. The revealing story of her gradual recovery. First edition. ISBN: 0859242153. Our Book No: 2556. $10 AUD.

293. Hewson, Lorna (1988). Stroke: A Family Affair. Melbourne: Collins Dove. 156 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly foxed. Follow-up book to her "When half is whole: My recovery from stroke". Describes the reaction of her family to her stroke, and includes interviews with several other families of stroke victims. ISBN: 0859245918. Our Book No: 16266. $10 AUD.

294. Heyward, Michael (1993). The Ern Malley Affair (1st ed). Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. First edition. Australia's most famous literary hoax (1943 - 1944), involving publication of bogus poems in Max Harris's Angry Penguin magazine. ISBN: 0702225622. Our Book No: 13808. $20 AUD.

295. Heyward, Michael; Hughes, Robert (introduction) (1994). The Ern Malley affair (1st p/b ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 284 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, large crease rear cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Australia's most famous literary hoax (1943 - 1944), involving publication of bogus poems in Max Harris's Angry Penguin magazine. Front cover portrait of Ern Malley by artists Sidney Nolan. ISBN: 0702226750. Our Book No: 13813. $10 AUD.

296. Hicks, Ron (2009). The Unlikely Bushman (1st ed). Sydney: Huon Media Enterprises. 108 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top spine scuffed, some foxing inside front cover, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. The story of a Wahroonga bushman known as Alexander 'Bunny' Currie who lived in a shack near Lovers Jump Creek. During one of his bushwalks near his home, the author stumbled upon the shack, pathways and stairs down to a creek and up a steep rocky ravine, which led him to investigate the story of the eccentric bushman. ISBN: 9781409294887. Our Book No: 27850. $15 AUD.

297. Hien, Minh (2016). My Heritage: Vietnam Fatherland Motherland. Sydney, Drummoyne: Minh Hien Pty Limited. 365 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, minor edgewear. This is a Vietnamese-Australian family story. Minh has written about fleeing Vietnam in 1981, in a tiny fishing boat to follow her quest for education. She left behind her parents, safety and her culture. She carried the stories of three generations in her heart, which she now shares in this fascinating and inspiring memoir. ISBN: 9780994602817. Our Book No: 29297. $35 AUD.

298. Higgins, Fiona (2009). Love in the Age of Drought: A Career Girl, a Cotton Farmer and an Unlikely Romance. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & internal pages lightly toned. Fiona Higgins tells her true story of a Sydney-based career girl who met a cotton farmer from southeast Queensland at a conference in Melbourne. Written with heart and humour, it's also a moving picture of the capacity of country Australia to survive and renew amid a drought that won't be broken. ISBN: 9781405039093. Our Book No: 26982. $20 AUD.

299. Hill, David (2007). The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants (Reprint ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Random House. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, edges faintly foxed, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. In 1959 the author's mother - a poor single parent living in England reluctantly decided to send her sons to Fairbridge Farm School near Molong in New South Wales, Australia; she was told they would have a better education. From 1938 to 1974 thousands of parents were persuaded to sign over legal guardianship of their children to Fairbridge to solve the problem of child poverty in Britain while populating the colony. This book tells their stories from the bizarre luxury of the voyage out to Australia to the harsh reality of their daily lives in the school, and the struggles after they left. This remarkable book is both a tribute to the children who were betrayed by an ideal that went wrong and a compelling account of an extraordinary episode in British-Australian history. ISBN: 9781741666847. Our Book No: 13733. $20 AUD.

300. Hill, Harry (2007). He was My Father. Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia photos, documents, few scratches rear cover, minimal edgewear. The author tells the life story of his father Henry (Clem), and has illustrated it with many photos and documents. Clem Hill worked as a labourer and stockman. He enlisted in the 36th Battalion of the AIF in February 1916. He trained in Australia and England, the fought in France and Belgium and was wounded at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was repatriated to Australia and, while recuperating in hospital, met Lottie Low, an Army nurse, whom he married in 1922. He died suddenly after a hard day's shearing, aged 51. The author paints a vivid picture of life in rural Australia from before World War 1, through the Great Depression, to his Father's death in 1938. ISBN: 9781877058554. Our Book No: 23346. $20 AUD.

301. Hillier, Kevin (2006). Like Father Like Son: Legends of AFL Football (Revised updated ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 220 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is a book about footballers and families. The author writes about the lives of some very special sporting stars. It is a collection of treasured, sometimes painful, memories. ISBN: 1405037164. Our Book No: 23334. $12 AUD.

302. Hillier, Kevin (2008). Rocket Science: The Biography of Rodney Eade. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 184 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The authentic story of Australian Rules footballer Rodney Eade. The success and failures, the characters, the politics behind the game and the best players he has played with or coached in a career spanning more than 30 years. Football legends talk about the man, the player, and the coach they know as Rocket. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781405038669. Our Book No: 22589. $12 AUD.

303. Hillman, Robert (2015). Gurrumul: His Life and Music. Sydney: HarperCollins. 317 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, colour & black & white photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Biography of the blind Aboriginal singer from Elcho Island. This is the story of Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupinju who was a proud Yolnu man. This story is part biography and part road trip and gives an unforgettable look at his life and music. A wonderful book for anyone who knew his music and want to learn more about this very special Australian. ISBN: 9780733332647. Our Book No: 29886. $18 AUD.

304. Hilton, Margot; Blundell, Graeme (1996). Whiteley: An Unauthorised Life (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 321 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, faint toning pages, minor edgewear, rubber stamp inside front & rear covers. The authors have pieced together the unauthorised story of Brett Whiteley's life from newspapers and media accounts, and from a series of in-depth interviews with major figures in his life - from his boyhood friends to his adult influences. ISBN: 073290918X. Our Book No: 27651. $20 AUD.

305. Hinch, Derryn; Rule, Chris (illustrator) (2009). I Beat the Booze and You Can Too. Melbourne: Cocoon Lodge. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top corner tip creased front cover, minor edgewear. Derryn Hinch, the Australian media personality (and later politician) tells honestly and frankly the depth to which the alcoholism took him, and of his successful road back. ISBN: 9780980572605. Our Book No: 30022. $30 AUD.

306. Hirst, J. B. (1992). The World of Albert Facey. Sydney: Allen & Unwin / History Institute of Victoria. 167 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine faintly faded, minor edgewear. A. B. Facey wrote the bestselling "A Fortunate Life". Discusses Facey's world, starting from what he tells us in his book. Uncovers his (unrevealed) family history. The world in which Facey grew up - among farmers, workers and miners - is the same world described in Henry Lawson's stories. This book brings these two famous authors together in a novel way. After each chapter on Facey and his times there is a Lawson story on the same theme. It is an evocative exploration of Australia's social history. ISBN: 186373161X. Our Book No: 23746. $28 AUD.

307. Hocking, Geoff (2012). Under the Southern Cross: The Rebels, Martyrs, Exiles and Activists Who Shaped Australia. Melbourne, Scoresby: Five Mile Press. 394 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia & colour & black & white photos, top corner rear cover creased, small bump bottom edge front cover & few pages, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Under the Southern Cross, by Geoff Hocking (Five Mile Press, 2012). The authentic story of people who have challenged authority in Australian history from 1798 to the present day. This book has many photos, artwork reproductions, newspaper illustrations and contemporary graphics. This well illustrated wide-ranging inquiry is written in an-easy-to-read narrative style. ISBN: 9781743007952. Our Book No: 28931. $30 AUD.

308. Hogg, Gladys (1991). Peter Waite 1834 - 1922: The Story of His Life and Times. Adelaide: Waite Agricultural Research Institute / University of Adelaide Foundation. 55 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, minor creasing bottom last page base near spine (during manufacture). The story of the South Australian pioneer pastoralist and public benefactor. ISBN: 0959054057. Our Book No: 22248. $10 AUD.

309. Holmes a Court, Ethnee; Tansley, Tangea (with) (2003). Heytesbury Stud: An Affair of the Heart (1st ed). Sydney, Smithfield: Gary Allen. 205 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia & colour & black & white photos, reader crease spine, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned. This book by Ethnee Holmes a Court is a compelling and very personal account of family life at the Holmes a Court stud, as well as the work that goes in to creating successful horses from scratch, and the many successes and heartbreaks along the way. ISBN: 1877082317. Our Book No: 26364. $17 AUD.

310. Hooker, Ashleigh; Johnston, Jack (with); Gee, Dianne (illustrations) (2007). Riding the Rapids: The Story of Sylvia Jeanes. Adelaide: SPCK - Australia Publishing. 191 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, spine ends lightly bumped, first two pages slightly creased. In 1967 twenty-five year old Sylvia Jeanes left the suburbs of Brisbane for the jungles of Borneo. This book is the story of a woman who chooses a life of costly service. Her story is encouraging and challenging. ISBN: 1876106166. Our Book No: 26701. $30 AUD.

311. Hope, A. D. (1992). Chance Encounters (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), faint foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny dents rear cover, closed tear top corner, bottom corner creased rear flap). The Australian poet writes a brief account of his life, a story fashioned around encounters and incidents which retain their importance to him after many years. The result is an affectionate memoir, plain tales that reveal aspects of a man whose poetry, teaching and criticism have made a unique contribution to Australia's literature. ISBN: 0522844308. Our Book No: 23747. $20 AUD.

312. Hordern, Marsden (2005). A Merciful Journey: Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man (1st ed). Melbourne: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 334 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (small closed tear & scuff rear side), tiny dent rear cover. This book is the compelling story of the life of Marsden Hordern from a happy childhood growing up in Sydney during the Great Depression, to his years serving in the Royal Australian Navy from 1942 to 1947 (Timor and New Guinea). He has used the letters and journals he wrote at the time, to recount his triumphs and disasters as a naval officer, detailing his rise from a young sub-lieutenant to a lieutenant in command of his own ship. This is a wonderful memoir of a young man coming of age in wartime. ISBN: 0522851657. Our Book No: 30134. $40 AUD.

313. Horne, Donald (1998). An Interrupted Life. Sydney: HarperCollins. 813 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Paperback book. Cover subtitle: "An autobiographical masterpiece about growing up". An absorbing story of childhood, adolescence and early adulthood, tracing events and experiences that produced one of Australia's foremost social and cultural critics. He turns his three autobiographical volumes (The Education of Young Donald, Confessions of a New Boy, and Portrait of an Optimist) into one revised book. Donald Horne has created a compelling story that also a social and intellectual history of Australia, as well as a personal tale of action and reflection. With a sharp eye for social milieux, Horne tells of the fortunes and follies of a talented Australian in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. ISBN: 0732258545. Our Book No: 15664. $32 AUD.

314. Horsfield, Jennifer (2007). Mary Cunningham: An Australian Life (Reprint, corrected ed). Charnwood, ACT: Ginninderra Press. 254 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, bottom corner tips little creased last few pages, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The story of Mary Cunningham who lived in the Canberra region from the late 1800s. Her life, spanning the last 30 years of the old century and the first thirty years of the new, was bound up with some of the great stories of early nationhood: the prosperity brought by wool, the arrival of Federation, the imperial enthusiasms of the Edwardian era, the creation of the national capital, and the sorrows and losses of the Great War. This biography draws upon both the public record and private correspondence to reveal Mary Cunningham as a sensitive and thoughtful woman, struggling to find a sense of purpose and value in her life at a time of great social change. ISBN: 9781740272674. Our Book No: 27390. $25 AUD.

315. Houldsworth, Marion (2002). Barefoot Through the Bindies: Growing Up in North Queensland in the Early 1900s (1st ed). Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 235 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & adverts, few creases covers, minor edgewear. These very special stories are about life in Queensland in a different era. The children in the Federation Era did not have the lifestyle that now includes all that technology has to offer. Many of them rode a horse to school, or walked barefoot to school. The author has gathered the stories and presents them by chronological age. ISBN: 1876780185. Our Book No: 26491. $25 AUD.

316. Howard, John (2011). Lazarus Rising: A Personal and Political Autobiography (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney, Pymble: HarperCollins. 728 pp. Paperback square very thivk octavo, very good plus condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. John Howard reveals his personal and political journey from his childhood in the post-war era, school debating team, legal career, to joining the Liberal Party, and finally becoming the second longest serving Prime Minister of Australia. ISBN: 9780732289966. Our Book No: 17575. $30 AUD.

317. Howard-Taylor, Lucy (2008). Biting Anorexia: A First-hand Account of an Internal War (1st ed). Sydney: Finch Publishing. 214 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An 18-yo student from Sydney tells her story about her battle to beat anorexia and major depression. An inspiring and supporting story, not only for sufferers, and also for families and friends. It is a deeply personal story written largely during immense turmoil. ISBN: 9781876451929. Our Book No: 25657. $12 AUD.

318. Hoyle, Arthur (2001). The Life of John Hunter, Navigator, Governor, Admiral (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 189 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, few colour reproductions, maps, frontispiece. This is the first biography of Admiral John Hunter who was the second Governor of New South Wales and came with the First Fleet in 1788 as second Captain of HMS Sirius. He was the Governor for five years. He battled shortages of food, almost mutinous NSW Corps and a population of convicts. The minister in distant London failed to understand his difficulties. He was later recalled to London in semi-disgrace, but was vindicated a year later when his successors failed also, and his recommendations were finally acted upon. He had an interesting life in the Royal Navy over a period of 68 years, where he rose from the position of Captain's Servant to the rank of Vice-Admiral of the Red. ISBN: 0949910880. Our Book No: 29724. $40 AUD.

319. Hudson, Lionel (1989). The Rats of Rangoon: The Inside Story of the Fiasco that Took Place at the End of the War in Burma. London: Arrow Books. 220 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, edges faintly toned, top spine lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. The author (Wing Cdr RAAF, Retd), recounts his time in a Japanese prison camp in Burma, December 1944. Based on his clandestine wartime diary. ISBN: 0099600501. Our Book No: 25151. $15 AUD.

320. Huggins, Rita; Huggins, Jackie (1996). Auntie Rita (Reprint ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny bump top spine, few light creases front cover, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. Rita wrote the book to provide a record of her life for her family. Jackie is Rita's daughter and their combined efforts produced this fascinating book about a very special Aboriginal lady. ISBN: 0855752483. Our Book No: 28701. $15 AUD.

321. Hughes, Annette (2008). Art Life Chooks: Learning to Leave the City and Love the Country (1st ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 291 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The author gave up her life as a literary agent and headed back to the state of her birth, Queensland, and a farm in the hinterland with her partner, Geoffrey. This book is refreshing, funny, opinionated and surprising. ISBN: 9780732286897. Our Book No: 25695. $16 AUD.

322. Humphreys, L. R. (Ross) (2000). Wadham: Scientist for Land and People. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 225 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, old price marks. Samuel Wadham arrived from England in 1926 as Professor of Agriculture at the University of Melbourne. As man who ignored the heat, dust and flies, to talk to farmers in remote districts, Wadham defied the accepted image of a university educator. He analysed rural problems with rigour. Through government bodies he shaped soldier settlement, and endorsed the Snowy Mountains Scheme. His popular weekly talks on ABC radio stressed the importance of agricultural health. Humphreys skilfully documents Wadham's concerns and interests and - through access to the Wadham family papers - also reveals the complexities of his character and his family life. ISBN: 0522849342. Our Book No: 14108. $25 AUD.

323. Hunt, Deb (2014). Love in the Outback (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 318 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, small mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the true story of an unlikely romance set in the Australian outback. The year before she turned 50, she stopped dating. She landed a job with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and left London for the sunshine of Sydney on a mission to find happiness without a mate. But then on a trip to the red-dust town of Broken Hill, she encountered a man unlike any other - he was practical, steady, financially responsible and conservative - everything Deb was not. He wanted a relationship. She wanted to flee. ISBN: 9781742613970. Our Book No: 28247. $18 AUD.

324. Hutcheon, Jane (2017). China Baby Love: An Australian Grandmother's Life-changing Mission to Help China's Orphans. Sydney: HarperCollins. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos, minor edgewear. About an Australian Grandmother named Linda Shum, a widow from Gympie whose compassion for China's forgotten children inspired her to create an unlikely empire. This the story of COAT (Chinese Orphans Assistance Team) and Linda's quest to help the orphans, many with multiple disabilities, reveals the hidden human aftermath of China’s one-child policy. Linda found foster homes and a special needs school that has changed hundreds of lives, including her own. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780733334337. Our Book No: 29843. $18 AUD.

325. Hutchins, Brett (2002). Don Bradman: Challenging the Myth (1st ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 216 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (slightly rubbed, few small scratches). The author takes a new look at Australia's most famous cricketer: Don Bradman. Explains how his iconic status was created and sustained. Drawing out the ideological content of the past stories about The Don, the author offers a challenging perspective. ISBN: 0521823846. Our Book No: 30812. $28 AUD.

326. Hylton, Jane (2009). Nora Heysen: Light and Life (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 103 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour reproductions (including frontispiece portrait), minor edgewear corners. This very special book looks at a notable career spanning seven decades, during which the artist painted some of Australia's most outstanding self-portraits, became Australia's first female war artist, and was the first woman to win the prestigious Archibald Prize. Nora Heysen grew up at The Cedars near the Adelaide Hills town of Hahndorf, and was deeply influenced by her father, Hans Heysen. ISBN: 9781862548404. Our Book No: 27124. $30 AUD.

327. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794. $22 AUD.

328. Idriess, Ion L. (1956). Flynn of the Inland: Memorial Edition (Memorial ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpaper maps, last plate LOOSE at rear, minor edgewear, autograph. Biography of John Flynn, the missionary founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Memorial edition to mark the opening of the Flynn Church in Alice Springs in 1956. Contains the autograph of Jean B. [Baird] Flynn, secretary and wife of John Flynn. Our Book No: 16716. $25 AUD.

329. Imhof, Lani (2014). Peruvian Dream. Nowra, NSW: Lahuanta Publishing. 230 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, map, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. This fascinating story is about the author's chance meeting in the Peruvian Highlands with Karina Carbajal Moreira. Karina's parents were struggling to feed their six children, so giving them a good education seemed a far away dream. The Australian couple provided support for the older children's tertiary education, and a life-long bond between the two families was formed. ISBN: 9781876779986. Our Book No: 28831. $15 AUD.

330. Innes Campbell, Annabella Alexandrina; Griffin, Gwen (editor) (2010). Annabella of Lake Innes, Port Macquarie (Revised ed). Port Macquarie, NSW: Port Macquarie Historical Society. 240 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white house plan, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear corner tips. Revised edition. The story of Annabella Alexandrina Campbell Innes (1826 - 1914) who was born at Yarrows, Bathurst Plains, New South Wales. The niece of Major Archibald Clunes Innes, Annabella lived at Lake Innes House near Port Macquarie from 1843 to 1848. Annabella kept a diary (journal) and recorded her thoughts about life at Lake Innes House and the nearby Port Macquarie settlement. The house has fallen to ruin, but Annabella's recollections live on in her journals which are detailed and full of information about the lifestyle, people and events of Port Macquarie during the mid 19th century. ISBN: 0958669686. Our Book No: 29837. $30 AUD.

331. INXS; Bozza, Anthony (2006). INXS: Story to Story: The Official Autobiography (1st octavo ed). New York: Atria Books. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos centre spread, corner plastic coating front cover little worn, minor edgewear. The story of the INXS incredible journey, from playing the world's biggest concert venues to living a high life rivalling any in rock history. Fully authorized and reflecting the band's firsthand point of view, this the real story behind the phenomenon of this iconic Australian rock band. ISBN: 9780743284042. Our Book No: 27677. $14 AUD.

332. Irvine, Nance (1997). Eliza! Eliza!: A Biography of Eliza Winstanley 1818 - 1882. Canberra: Mulini Press. 52 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, as new condition, card cover, black & white drawings (some full-page), black & white author photo rear cover The fascinating story of Eliza Winstanley, one of Australia's earliest actresses and writers. Born in England and arriving in Sydney in 1833 she became an actress on the stage of the Royal Theatre. She achieved much success in the theatres of Sydney, Hobart and Melbourne and then went overseas to London and New York. She gave up the stage in middle life and became the most successful editor of the family magazine Bow Bells (and English weekly), and wrote over 30 serials and novels some with an Australian background and story. Eliza returned to Australia about 1879 and died in Sydney in 1882. ISBN: 0949910724. Our Book No: 23918. $35 AUD.

333. Jacobsen, Kris (2009). A Land of Promise: An Account of Jacob Isaacs, Jewish Convict, and Benjamin Isaacs, Christian Printer and Publisher. Canberra, Kambah: The Author: Kris Jacobsen. 188 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, full-page colour & sepia (brown-tinted) plates (mostly of paintings), black & white drawings (mostly letters), tables, minor edgewear. The story of a young Jew, Jacob Isaacs, and his son Benjamin, who were living in the oppressive social and economic conditions in the east London district of Whitechapel. Jacob had been trained as a hatter but, driven to crime by his pervasive poverty and an eye for a quick gain, he turned to criminal activities which resulted in his transportation, on two separate occasions, to the penal colony of New South Wales. Benjamin became involved in a charitable London institution which installed Christian beliefs, and provided n education and an apprenticeship in the printing trade. He migrated free to New South Wales where he was responsible for establishing the first newspaper at Parramatta and Bathurst. In a career spanning a lifetime dedicated to the printed word, he also became involved in the early newspaper press of Sydney, Windsor, Goulburn and New Zealand. This book investigates their lives from adverse circumstances of Whitechapel to the opportunities found in a new land half a world away. ISBN: 9780646508658. Our Book No: 30649. $120 AUD.

334. Jacobson, Edith (1982). Tinctures and Tact: A Remedy for Success - the Story of an Australian Pioneer Woman Pharmacist. Perth, St Georges Terrace: St George Books. 103 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers (with flaps), few black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly scratched, minor rubbing spine ends, light stain bottom edge last few pages, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name & date). In this very special story, Edith Jacobson writes about her life as a pharmacist in Perth, Western Australia. During her time as a pharmacist, she has meet some interesting people, and recounts their strange and wonderful stories. ISBN: 0867780126. Our Book No: 27086. $20 AUD.

335. Jarratt, Phil (1997). Ted Noffs: Man of the Cross [Kings Cross]. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 352 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. Phil Jarratt provides a reveaing and important biography of Ted Noffs, the unconventional but crusading Christian minister who set up the Wayside Chapel to look after dropouts, drug addicts and street kids in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross district. ISBN: 0732908590. Our Book No: 2524. $25 AUD.

336. Jellay, Val (1996). Maurie Fields: Keep it Funny (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Spectrum Publications. 212 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, corner rear cover creased. Biography of the famous Australian stage and TV actor, written by his wife. Maurie Fields and Val Jellay were real stage troupers, dancers, musicians - you name it, they could do it. ISBN: 0867862599. Our Book No: 11305. $12 AUD.

337. Jennings, Kate (2010). Trouble: Evolution of a Radical: Selected Writings 1970 - 2010. Melbourne: Black Inc. 319 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. In 1970, Kate Jennings stunned a Sydney anti-war rally with a stirring speech that put "woman's lib" on the map. She later moved to New York and became a noted writer. This book collects her essays over four decades. With a polemical anger tempered by a keen sense of the absurd, and a fiercely independent streak, she writes incisively about American politics, morality, finance. feminism, and the writing life. ISBN: 9781863954679. Our Book No: 15427. $22 AUD.

338. Jensen, Erik; Jennings, Kate (2017). Erik Jensen on Kate Jennings (1st ed) [Writers on Writers]. Melbourne: Black Inc. / University of Melbourne / State Library of Victoria. 103 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (few light scratches front cover). Award-winning writer Erik Jensen writes about novelist, poet and pioneering feminist Kate Jennings. He interviews her in New York. This is a biography of a book and the life that made it. In 1970, Kate Jennings stunned a Sydney anti-war rally with a stirring speech that put "woman's lib" on the map. She later moved to New York and became a noted writer. ISBN: 9781863959834. Our Book No: 30969. $18 AUD.

339. Jents, Beril; Grasswill, Helen (with) (1993). Little Ol' Beryl from Bondi: A Fashionable Life. Melbourne: Macmillan Australia. 224 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, faint foxing top edge reverse side jacket, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of one of Australia's best known and most talented fashion designers. She was acknowledged for 40 years as Australia's "Queen of Haute Couture". Married to Australian writer Peter Carey. ISBN: 0732907667. Our Book No: 3531. $20 AUD.

340. Jinks, Brian (2010). Gulgong's Gold Commissioner: The Story of Rolf Boldrewood and Robbery Under Arms (Reprint ed). Lithgow, NSW: Brian Jinks. 25 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Brian Jinks writes a detailed pamphlet on Thomas Alexander Browne's troubled period as Gold Commissioner in the new goldfields at Gulgong (NSW) from 1871. He is better known by his pseudonym "Rolf Boldrewood" as the author of the classic early Australian novel "Robbery Under Arms”. ISBN: 0975752510. Our Book No: 16818. $25 AUD.

341. Johnson, Fiona (2013). My Wild Ride: The Inspiring True Story of How One Woman's Faith and Determination Helped Her Overcome Life's Greatest Obstacles (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 266 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The memoir of a city girl Fiona who was always interested in horses, and who moved to northern New South Wales to make a life with her new husband, Matt. Shortly after they were married, she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia. She writes about her fight to survive and her ambition to fulfil her dreams of becoming a rodeo rider and a mother. An inspiring true story of beating the odds. ISBN: 9781743310441. Our Book No: 30145. $18 AUD.

342. Jolley, Elizabeth; Lurie, Caroline (compiler, introduction) (2006). Learning to Dance: Elizabeth Jolley - Her Life and Work (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 305 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), base spine lightly rubbed. This book brings together some of the Australian writer's most poignant short stories, essays and poems, and includes two formerly unpublished pieces. Together, these writings comprise close to an autobiography. Above all, they are a celebration of Elizabeth's rich life and work. ISBN: 0670029742. Our Book No: 24821. $25 AUD.

343. Jolliffe, Jill (2014). Run For Your Life: A Memoir. Melbourne: Affirm Press. 321 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown tinted) & colour photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author was unwillingly given up by her birth mother, and adopted into a violent household. Following her instincts, she became a foreign correspondent - risking her life to report on Indonesia's occupation of East Timor. In the course of writing this book, an unexpected meeting with her birth mother takes her life full circle. ISBN: 9781922213273. Our Book No: 30194. $25 AUD.

344. Jordan, Mary Ellen (2005). Balanda: My Year in Arnhem Land. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 224 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Mary Jordan left her Melbourne city life to spend 14 months at Maningrida, a coastal community in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. She expected to work alongside the local Aboriginal people, with good intentions and thinking she would be of some use. Staring across the sharp social and cultural divide between the two races, Mary Ellen struggled to learn what it was to be a Balanda in Maningrida-a place, challenging her understanding of race, culture, political correctness, art, language, and whiteness. ISBN: 1741142806. Our Book No: 30540. $20 AUD.

345. Jose, Nicholas (2002). Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 294 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. The author sets out on a quest for his mystery relative. In the Aboriginal community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, Australia's farthest shore, Roger Jose, eccentric, lived for 50 years with his beloved wife Maggie and her sister Biddy. This book is the absorbing response of a modern writer to his heritage, and an evocative, warm story of some exceptional people, a place and a country. ISBN: 1740640691. Our Book No: 26108. $15 AUD.

346. Judd, Chris (2016). Inside: The Autobiography (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 394 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, top edge faintly toned, minimal edgewear. The author is one of Australian Rules football champions, having captained two of the greatest clubs in the league - the West Coast Eagles and Carlton. In this autobiography he gives a unique journey into the game, describing what's it like to get to the highest levels, to achieve the ultimate goal of your sport, and to experience heartache and failure that accompanies more than a decade of playing at the elite level. ISBN: 9781760294106. Our Book No: 29347. $20 AUD.

347. Jurisevic, Craig (2011). Blood On My Hands: An Australian Surgeon's Extraordinary Story of Courage and Conflict (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Wild Dingo Press. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, colour photos center spread, corners tips little creased covers, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Memoirs of an Australian surgeon. The author recalls his grandfather's ordeal in a Nazi concentration camp and to honour his memory he offers his skills as a surgeon to the victims of the war in Kosovo. This book has been co-written with Robert Hillman. ISBN: 9780980757002. Our Book No: 28885. $15 AUD.

348. Katsonis, Maria (2015). The Good Greek Girl: From the Halls of Harvard to the Beds of the Psych Ward. Sydney, Edgecliff: Ventura Publishing. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Her childhood in a traditional Greek family, and then her life at university, coming out gay, and later being in a psych (psychiatric) ward treated for depression. The author now lives with a chronic mental illness, and leads an active and meaningful life (senior Victorian public servant, university academic, and beyondblue ambassador). The author has drawn on her own memories, and clinical notes from her time in hospital. (Some events have been condensed, and names changed.). ISBN: 9781925183740. Our Book No: 29595. $20 AUD.

349. Keenan, Michael (2000). Wild Horses Don't Swim (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 267 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little creased, hinge lightly split front & rear (pages firm). The author and his wife Sal travel to the Kimberley region, Western Australia, to discover the wilderness along the Fitzroy River (threatened by a dam for cotton-growing). They help local Aboriginal protesters. ISBN: 1863251839. Our Book No: 25699. $10 AUD.

350. Kellehear, Allan (editor); Ritchie, David (editor) (2003). Seven Dying Australians. Bendigo: St Luke's Innovative Resources. 131 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. These interviews by Allan Kellehear and David Ritchie with seven dying Australians are authentic stories of people facing death. They are all from different backgrounds, and have individual views. Kellehear is an Australian academic sociologist. ISBN: 0958018804. Our Book No: 28570. $30 AUD.

351. Kells, Stuart (2015). Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution. Melbourne: Black Inc. 336 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos centre spread, sticker mark front cover jacket, minor edgewear. Stuart Kells provides an intimate partnership of three brothers - Allen, Richard and John Lane - lay at the heart of Penguin Books, the greatest modern publishing house. In a spirit of daring and creative opposition, the brothers issued quality books on a massive scale and at cheap prices - and created a revolution in publishing. Yet the 1942 death of John Lane brought the troika to a halt. Allen, the enthusiastic frontman who relied on his younger brothers to drive Penguin's success, became more erratic and suspicious over time. Ultimately, he forced Richard out of the company he had co-founded and built. Explores the little known story of Richard Lane - the heart and backbone of Penguin, and its strongest influence. Richard's experiences as a youth in Australia shaped his character and outlook, and his dedication to the business was matched only by his devotion to his brothers. Relying on unprecedented access to Lane family sources, including Richard's diaries, this book sheds new light on the relationship of Allen, Richard and John, so crucial as a driver of Penguin's spirit and success. ISBN: 9781863957571. Our Book No: 16998A. $30 AUD.

352. Kelly, Gail (2017). Live Lead Learn: My Stories of Life and Leadership (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Penguin Random House Australia. 243 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of the first female CEO of one of Australia’s big four banks. Listed by Forbes in 2010 as one of the eight most powerful woman in the world, and a mother of four (including triplets), she shares what she has learned over her remarkable career, drawing from her personal and professional life. An inspiring story of one of the world’s most prominent business leaders, who started as a Latin teacher, and became CEO of Westpac Bank, which she lead through the global financial crisis and the merger with St.George Bank. ISBN: 9780670079391. Our Book No: 40241. $25 AUD.

353. Kelson, Brendon (photos); McQuilton, John (text) (2001). Kelly Country: A Photographic Journey (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 168 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos (many full-page), maps inside covers, base spine little bumped, bottom edge front cover minimally creased, minor edgewear. This book looks at the Kellys and their history through the photos of the places mainly in Victoria associated with the outbreak of bushranging - from bush to country towns, squatters' mansions to ruined homesteads, from gaols to the cemeteries. The book brings a new illustrated perspective to the Ned Kelly story. ISBN: 0702232734. Our Book No: 29990. $30 AUD.

354. Kenny, John; Cox, Ian C. (design) (1973). Bennelong: First Notable Aboriginal: A Report from Original Sources. Sydney: Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS)] / Bank of New South Wales. 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. This special pamphlet written by John Kenny was published by the Royal Australian Historical Society as a record of Bennelong (an Aboriginal man well known to the first white settlers in Sydney Town), and the place where he lived, Bennelong Point, the site of the Sydney's Opera House. (ISBN not in book, from Trove catalogue.). ISBN: 0909954046. Our Book No: 8117. $20 AUD.

355. Kent, Jacqueline (2001). A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis: A Literary Life (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, cover edges little rubbed, pages lightly toned. First edition. A biography by Jacqueline Kent about Beatrice Davis, 1909 - 1992, who was Australia's most acclaimed book editor, the 'backroom girl of Australian literature'. As general editor at Angus & Robertson from the late1930s to the early 1970s, she nurtured the talents of many well-known writers. In the course of her outstanding career Beatrice Davis saw Australian publishing change from a genteel pursuit to a market-dominated industry. The book is also the story of that change, illustrated by the decline and fall of Beatrice's beloved Angus & Robertson, for almost a century Australia's premier publishing house. The author portrays a woman whose passion for living was as great as her passion for Australian literature. ISBN: 0670911313. Our Book No: 3775. $25 AUD.

356. Kent, Jacqueline (2002). A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis: A Literary Life. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 349 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is about Beatrice Davis, 1909 - 1992, who was Australia's most acclaimed book editor, the 'backroom girl of Australian literature'. As general editor at Angus & Robertson from the late thirties to the early seventies, she nurtured the talents of a host of well-known writers. In the course of her outstanding career Beatrice Davis saw Australian publishing change from a genteel pursuit to a market-dominated industry. The book also tells the story of that change, illustrated by the decline and fall of Beatrice's beloved Angus & Robertson, for almost a century Australia's premier publishing house. The author portrays a woman whose passion for living was as great as her passion for Australian literature. ISBN: 0143000675. Our Book No: 27380. $15 AUD.

357. Kerr, Anne (1988). Lanterns over Pinchgut: A Book of Memoirs (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. 344 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed), light toning edges, light rubbing bottom edges. Anne Kerr writes of her life as an international interpreter which took her all over the world, and also of her second marriage to John Kerr, the ex-Governor General of Australia. She reports her experiences in Cambodia, as an au pair in the Jura Mountains, in Samoa where she meets the ghost of Robert Louis Stevenson, and comes under the spell of the Katsura Villa in Kyoto. She uses the keen eye of the artist, and the engaging skills of the true lover of language. ISBN: 0333477081. Our Book No: 25721. $15 AUD.

358. Kershaw, Alister (1991). Hey Days: Memories and Glimpses of Melbourne's Bohemia 1937 - 1947. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 99 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Alister Kershaw, an Australian journalist and writer, was a member of the lively crew of painters, poets, musicians and interesting people who made up Melbourne's artistic and bohemian avant-garde in the 1930s and 1940s. Includes reminiscences of Albert Tucker, James Gleeson, Max Harris, John Reed, Sidney Nolan, Bernard Smith and Adrian Lawlor. ISBN: 0207166757. Our Book No: 20006. $10 AUD.

359. Khoury, Danny (2004). Tabouli or Not Tabouli: What It Means to be a Lebanese Wog in Sydney. Sydney: Danny Khoury. 62 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. A powerful personal account of the hardships that surround growing up as Lebanese in White Australia. In his second book, Danny Khoury wittily discloses his thoughts and experiences in an attempt to bridge ethnic and white. ISBN: 0975671502. Our Book No: 13965. $25 AUD.

360. Kiddle, Margaret (1969). Caroline Chisholm (Abridged ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 208 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Caroline Chisholm (1808 - 1877) worked tirelessly to assist single women and families to migrate and settle in colonial Australia. ISBN: 0522839126. Our Book No: 4556. $18 AUD.

361. Kiddle, Margaret; Grimshaw, Patricia (introduction) (1990). Caroline Chisholm (Abridged, new ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 208 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, yellow spine background colour notably faded, minimal edgewear, otherwise excellent. Caroline Chisholm (1808 - 1877) worked tirelessly to assist single women and families to migrate and settle in colonial Australia. Abridged edition: The new introduction notes Caroline as an icon of the feminist movement, and also introduces Margaret Kiddle as a woman ahead of her time. (Media release leaflet loosely inserted.). ISBN: 0522844286. Our Book No: 4522. $12 AUD.

362. Kiernan, Ian; Jarratt, Phil (1995). Coming Clean. Sydney: Macmillan. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, pages lightly toned as usual, some edgewear. Autobiography of the Australian businessman, yachtsman and environmentalist who established the Clean Up Australia community organization. ISBN: 0732908256. Our Book No: 11845. $15 AUD.

363. King, Jonathan; Thompson, Jack (foreword) (2013). Tall Ships and Tall Tales: A Life of Dancing with History (1st ed). Melbourne, Brunswick: Scribe Publications. 354 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. This fascinating autobiography by Jonathan King is his story of how he organised re-enactments of some of Australian history's most exciting events on the high seas and on dry land. He met some very memorable people along the way, and has brought Australian history to life. ISBN: 9781922070739. Our Book No: 27413. $15 AUD.

364. King, Madonna (2013). Ian Frazer (The Man who Saved a Million Lives). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 249 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white & colour photos. When Professor Ian Frazer was awarded the patent for the vaccine to cervical cancer, he knew it could help to save the lives of 275,000 women around the world each year. Respected across the globe, few people know the real story of the Scottish-born Australian of the Year who is behind one of the great medical discoveries of the century. Given exclusive access to Ian Frazer, biographer and award-winning journalist Madonna King peels back the many layers of his extraordinary life. She tells of the ongoing struggle for funding cancer research, the herculean international legal battle waged to win the patent, the devastating loss of his friend and co-researcher, Dr Jian Zhou, and Ian Frazer s ongoing commitment to have the vaccine made available in the developing world. ISBN: 9780702249570. Our Book No: 15856. $16 AUD.

365. King, Madonna (2014). Hockey: Not Your Average Joe. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 322 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white & colour photos. There is a lot more to the Australian Treasurer than meets the eye. After embarking on his political career as a student, Hockey worked tirelessly to rise through the ranks of the Liberal Party, learning pivotal lessons along the way and earning himself one of the nation's toughest jobs. Having held a raft of senior ministerial positions in the Howard government, he presides over some of the most controversial financial decisions of the decade. But what about the man behind the politician? Drawing on hundreds of interviews, as well as full access to Joe Hockey, his family and friends, Madonna King's biography explores the influences that have shaped his life, and provides an exclusive and unparalleled insight. ISBN: 9780702250149. Our Book No: 16471. $20 AUD.

366. King, Petrea (1995). Spirited Women: Journeys with Breast Cancer (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 290 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, spine lightly creased, pages lightly toned as usual, bookplate (sticker). Petrea King, naturopath, counsellor and meditation teacher, offers guidelines for dealing with the diagnosis of breast cancer, choosing a doctor and a treatment plan, minimising the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, using food to support recovery, communicating effectively with partners and families, and finding piece. Illustrated by hundreds of quotes from Australian women who reveal their personal experiences, including her own experience of breast cancer. By the author of the popular "Quest For Life” and the sponsor of the Quest for Life Foundation, Bundanoon. ISBN: 0091830672. Our Book No: 14590. $10 AUD.

367. King, Petrea (2017). Up Until Now: The Inspiring Story of the Founder of Quest for Life (A Memoir) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. In her autobiography, Petrea King describes as a child being dogged by health issues, spending months in hospital over many years. After leaving school, her desire to help others drove her to become a nurse, then later a naturopath, herbalist, homoeopath, yoga instructor and meditation teacher. In her early 30s, Petrea was diagnosed with leukemia and given little chance of surviving. She defied her dire prognosis. She believes meditation and coming to terms with past traumas, including the suicide of her brother, were key to her recovery. Motivated by her own experiences, Petrea founded the Quest for Life Foundation to support people suffering devastating physical and mental illnesses. Her inspirational tale of how she overcame her own challenges to dedicate her life to others. ISBN: 9781760297336. Our Book No: 17406. $20 AUD.

368. Kinnane, Garry (2008). Shadowed Days: Fragments of a Melbourne Boyhood. Melbourne: Clouds of Magellan. 237 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Garry Kinnane, the Australian novelist, provides a haunting evocation of his boyhood in Melbourne in the 1940s and 1950s, and brings to life a struggling family. Frank and Thelma and their two boys, Garry and Ray, are always on the move - from Richmond to Mount Macedon, to North Melbourne, among the homeless in 'Larundel', and finally to an uneasy life in Valentine Street. ISBN: 9780980298369. Our Book No: 15809. $25 AUD.

369. Kinsman, Mary (2007). Joshua Bray: A Tweed Valley Pioneer. Sydney, Chatswood: Bannerman Bros. 92 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, few full-page single-colour photos (including inside covers), laminate coating lifting from bottom corner rear cover, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication by author) on title page. This book looks at the life of Joshua & Gertrude Bray. The Bray family contributed to the settlement and the growth of the Tweed Valley in New South Wales. Their descendants live in many parts of the world, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy and in nearly every Australian state. The authors' grandsons Andrew and Alastair Bannerman have taken great pride in publishing this very special biography. Our Book No: 28865. $30 AUD.

370. Koch, Tony (2010). A Prescription for Change: The Terry White story (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos. This biography of one of Australia's leading pharmacists and businessmen, provides insight into his success while also revealing the family man behind the brand. He also entered politics, and for a time was Cabinet Minister, and also leader of the Liberal party in Queensland. ISBN: 9780702237423. Our Book No: 24540. $18 AUD.

371. La Rosa, Domenico (1995). L'Apostolato di P. Giuseppe La Rosa in Australia [Italian language]. Sydney, Leichhardt: Domenica La Rosa / Co.As.It: Italian Historical Society of New South Wales. 189 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), reproduced documents (letters), colour photos spread at rear. Italian language book being "The Apostleship of P. Giuseppe La Rosa in Australia". Father Giuseppe La Rosa (1915 - 1990) spent only a decade on Australian soil, but left a rich legacy for Italian-Australians, including his brief memoirs. Incorporating English translation by Barbara McGilvray of: "Dieci Anni tra gli Italiani in Australia (1939 - 1949)", or, in English "Ten Years of Italians in Australia (1939 - 1949) ". ISBN: 0646261134. Our Book No: 14040. $60 AUD.

372. Lack, Clem (1969). A Bookman's Essays. Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: W. R. Smith & Paterson. 388 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (all flap corners clipped), old price marks. (No 491 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) The author is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, and a well-known Queensland journalist, historian and biographer. Here he fulfils a lifetime ambition to collect in book form the legends and sagas of the Celtic and English peoples. Also includes biographical essays on famous Celts, including many famous Australians of Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Our Book No: 15120. $30 AUD.

373. Lagan, Bernard (2005). Loner: Inside a Labor Tragedy (Reprint ed) [Mark Latham]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The tragic rise and fall of Mark Latham, the talented former leader of the Australian Labor Party. ISBN: 1741145155. Our Book No: 24197. $15 AUD.

374. Lamshed, Max (1972). Monty: The Biography of C. P. Mountford. Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges faintly foxed, faint fading spine jacket as usual, minor edgewear, old price marks. Biography by Max Lamshed of the Australian anthropologist C. P. Mountford. He did pioneering but controversial research among Aboriginal communities. ISBN: 0851794270. Our Book No: 11371. $20 AUD.

375. Landers, Rachel (2016). Who Bombed the Hilton? Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 403 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few light marks white background on covers, minor edgewear. On 13 February 1978, as regional heads of state met at Sydney's Hilton Hotel, a bomb exploded outside. Two garbage collectors and a police officer were killed. The crime is still unsolved, and it is refered to as the first terrorist murder on Australian soil. Rachel Landers is an award-winning filmmaker and historian who wrestles with this complex cold case in forensic detail. Exposes the Ananda Marga connection, as well as the corruption, conspiracy theories and political intrigue. ISBN: 9781742233512. Our Book No: 40872. $22 AUD.

376. Lane, Elizabeth (1986). Hal Gye: The Man and His Work (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 353 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour reproductions, frontispiece, edges foxed, reverse side jacket little foxed (few tiny chips), base spine bumped, edgewear. This is the story of the creator of the naked, winged cupids that adorn C. J. Dennis's poem "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke". The author tells the story related to her over the 20 years they were neighbours and traces his life until his death in 1967. He was a cartoonist, illustrator of books by Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson and Will Ogilvie, and a painter of works held in several state art galleries. He also wrote short stories under the pseudonym of James Hackson. This book is a warm memoir of a multi-talented man, and also has a selection of his full-colour illustrations of works by C. J. Dennis, black & white line drawings, photos, his own account of his early years, and a selection of his short stories. ISBN: 0207149003. Our Book No: 28018. $20 AUD.

377. Lane-Mullins, Adrian (2017). The Boy from Ashfield (1st ed). London: Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top spine little bumped, top corner rear covers& last few pages minimally creased, minor edgewear. First edition. The story of a boy born in to a devout Catholic family of 12 children and growing up in Sydney, Australia in the 1950s (inner western suburb of Ashfield). He learns to fend for himself as the 'Big Boys' - his much older brothers, and borderline alcoholics - control the family once their father dies. He becomes a success, marries, but the scars from his childhood remain deep, and are brought forward in a form of PTSD. He tells his story with honesty, and Aussie humour. This book is about Catholic Sydney life of the time and of how, with a little luck, adversity can be overcome and transformed into success. ISBN: 9781786937827. Our Book No: 29850. $30 AUD.

378. Larkins, John (1980). Story of The Snowy Mountains: Its History and People. Sydney: Reed. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), bottom edge lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing edges. The author tells the amazing story of the Snowy Mountains Scheme to build hydroelectric power stations. The photos enhance this book as a splendid look at the people's hard-won heritage. ISBN: 0589502018. Our Book No: 25023. $20 AUD.

379. Lasseter, Harold (1986). Lasseter's Diary. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 95 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, card cover, drawings, minor edgewear. A facsimile of a field diary kept by Harold Lasseter. It was originally purchased by Ion Idriess, who included a transcription in his book on Lasseter, published in 1931. The original diary is now in the Mitchell Library. The legendary explorer claimed to have found a gold reef in the Northern Territory desert, but his claim remains controversial (and is perhaps a fabrication) as he left no details of its exact location. ISBN: 0207154791. Our Book No: 16220. $20 AUD.

380. Laube, Anthony (2001). A Lady at Sea: The Adventures of Agnes Grant Hay. Adelaide, Glenelg: Anthony Laube. 187 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, family trees, corners lightly bumped, few scratches covers. The story of Agnes Grant Hay and her pioneering South Australian family. 'Mount Breckan', a wonderful old Victorian Gothic mansion, its tower a beacon to fishermen returning home from expeditions to the Murray mouth and beyond was built for Agnes Hay. The book also has the Hay Family and Gosse Family trees, and the details about the building of 'Mount Breckan', and many photos and drawings which bring the text alive. (Estimated date, 2001, Trove.) ISBN: 0959282726. Our Book No: 27078. $25 AUD.

381. Le Brun Holmes, Sandra (1992). Yirawala: Painter of the Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder & Stoughton. 160 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour plates, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends little rubbed, slight loss gilt title on spine, black background little rubbed). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A biography about a great traditional painter and elder of the Gunwinggu [now Kunwinjku] tribe, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. This is also the story of Yirawala's faithful friend, Sandra Holmes, who has spent her lifetime trying to bridge the gap between Black and White Australia. The ceremonial paintings of Yirawala (1894 - 1976) - ceremony leader, law carrier, medicine man and healer of the Gunwinggu tribe - are sought by museums all over the world. In 1971 he received an MBE for services to Aboriginal art. Contains, for the first time, colour plates and explanations of the entire ceremonial series of 139 paintings collected by Sandra (now in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra). Yirawala asked Sandra to write this book so that everyone would understand the relationship between ceremonial painting and Aboriginal religion and law. Also records Yirawala's fight to protect his tribal lands. ISBN: 0646148834. Our Book No: 29224. $30 AUD.

382. Lennox, Gina (1998). In Search of Heroes: Stories of Seven Remarkable Men (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, rear cover corner lightly creased, edgewear cover corner tips. The seven men who tell their stories shine with spirit and passion: Michael Leunig, cartoonist; firefighters Craig Solley, Bill Jones and Adrian Hem; native title activist Kajai Frank Sebastian; Sheikh Taj Hamed El Helali (Hilaly) (mufti of Australia); Bill Mollison, founder of permaculture. ISBN: 1864486740. Our Book No: 24331. $17 AUD.

383. Leonard, Dion (2017). Finding Gobi: The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 259 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This is the fascinating story of a tough little dog named Gobi. The author met her when he was taking part in an ultramarathon in the Chinese Gobi Desert. This autobiography is also the biography of a loveable pup who earned a permanent home in Edinburgh, Scotland. ISBN: 9780008248314. Our Book No: 40333. $18 AUD.

384. Levin, Tanya (2007). People in Glass Houses: An Insider's Story of a Life In and Out of Hillsong (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Critical autobiography of her time with the charismatic Hillsong Christian Church in Sydney, Australia's most ambitious, entrepreneurial and influential religious corporation. How a small Assemblies of God church became a multi-million dollar tax-free enterprise and powerful force in Australia. Opens up the world of Christian fundamentalism: a powerful but at times funny exploration of the all-singing all-swaying church, and why she was compelled to leave. ISBN: 9781863954143. Our Book No: 25455. $15 AUD.

385. Leviston, Dorothy (2014). No Glass Ceiling For Me: A Self-made Businesswoman in the 1970s. Sydney, Epping: Delphian Books. 238 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. This autobiography is written by Dorothy Leviston who owned and ran a chain of independent hairdressing salons in Victoria in the 1970s. At the same time, she was a young wife and mother and was involved in a lot of community work. Dorothy overcame the handicaps of her childhood including deprivation of education to have a successful business. Depicts a woman of boundless energy, enterprise and resilience, determined to get past the obstacles in her life. ISBN: 9780987524843. Our Book No: 28910. $30 AUD.

386. Lewis, Patrick G. (2012). Barbara Committed to Giving: A Volunteer's Story (1st ed). Not Stated: Patrick G. Lewis / BA Printing & Publishing Services. 268 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, map, frontispiece, tiny dent front cover, covers faintly scratched, minor edgewear. A self-published book about Barbara Anne Lewis (nee Coleman), who accepted the challenge offered her in 1960 by famous English RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire, VC OM, to work with the newly opened Cheshire Homes for the sick (disabled people) in India. Patrick Lewis has based her story on her letters, several diaries, articles she wrote and his happy memories of a very special lady. ISBN: 9780646590370. Our Book No: 28925. $35 AUD.

387. Ligato, Caterina; Karandonis, Nicholas (2012). The Australian Ghost Whisperer: The True Life Journey of Healings, Hauntings and Paranormal Experiences of a Gifted Psychic. Sydney: Hachette. 268 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The Australian psychic and spiritual healer shares her fascinating personal experiences dealing with the spirit world and gives an insight into the battles between good and evil. (She previously wrote a similar book in 2006.). ISBN: 9780733628160. Our Book No: 26029. $20 AUD.

388. Lindsay, Norman (1966). Bohemians of the Bulletin (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 160 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), full-page black & white drawings, endpapers lightly toned & foxed, bottom corner front cover little worn, beige background jacket little marked (minor edgewear, few light impressions front cover, spine little faded). The Irish-Australian artist and writer Norman Lindsay describes his meetings with famous writers for The Bulletin magazine, including Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson and Steele Rudd. ISBN: B000ZU5ZNC. Our Book No: 29165. $20 AUD.

389. Linn, Rob; Williams, R. M. (2006). One Piece of Leather: R. M. Williams: The Man and His Company (1st ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: R. M. Williams Publishing / Matthew Cowley (Publisher). 160 pp. Hardback wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (most full-page), black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corners covers little bumped, minor dent & scratch front cover jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The story of Australian company R. M. Williams (the name of the founder), best known for making boots and saddles. The many photos bring this amazing story to life and will bring many memories to anyone who owns a piece of R. M. Williams clothing or the famous boots. The book will also interest anyone wanting to learn some Australian history. First edition stated. ISBN: 0957970943. Our Book No: 28170. $60 AUD.

390. Little, John (2006). Christine's Ark: The Extraordinary Story of Christine Townend and an Indian Animal Shelter (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 323 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, black & white & colour photos, pages faintly toned, covers & spine lightly creased, fore-edge rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. An inspiring and poignant story of India, its special animals and its people, and one woman's unwavering struggle to change the world for the better. Christine Townend founded Animal Liberation in the 1970s. A visit to India in 1990 offered her the opportunity to take over a decrepit animal shelter just outside the city of Jaipur, called "Help In Suffering”. Author: John Little. ISBN: 9781405037297. Our Book No: 26445. $12 AUD.

391. Little, John (2008). Catherine's Gift: Inside the World of Dr Catherine Hamlin. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Gynaecologist Catherine Hamlin left Australia in 1959 to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Over 40 years later Catherine is still there. She dedicated her life to women suffering the catastrophic effects of obstructed labour. She set up the Fistula Hospital in 1975 - a major teaching institution for surgeons from Ethiopia and the developing world. This companion volume to "The Hospital by the River" tells the extraordinary stories of many of her patients. Author: John Little. ISBN: 9781405038829. Our Book No: 16807. $18 AUD.

392. Liverani, Mary Rose (1987). The Winter Sparrows: Growing up in Scotland and Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson. 357 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages little toned as usual, minor edgewear. The Winter Sparrows, by Mary Rose Liverani (Nelson, 1987). Mary Rose Liverani describes her childhood in the Glasgow slums, and then migration with her family as a 13-year old to Australia, and her adolescence in a steel town on the NSW south coast. At first, she felt she had exchanged the warmth and richness of family and friends in Scotland to the sometimes frighteningly silent hostility of the Australian suburbs. A classic of the Australian migrant experience. ISBN: 0170054195. Our Book No: 2057. $16 AUD.

393. Livermore, Colette (2008). Hope Endures: An Australian Sister's Story of Leaving Mother Teresa, Losing Faith, and Her On-going Search for Meaning (1st ed). Sydney: William Heinemann. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear. A memoir by Colette Livermore of life as a nun in Mother Teresa's order, working with the desperately poor in Manila, India and elsewhere. This is the story of her journey into disillusionment with the rigidity of the order, and her crisis of faith. She left and became a G.P. and atheist, whilst still helping the poor. ISBN: 9781741666533. Our Book No: 24442. $20 AUD.

394. Livingstone, Stanley; Goodwin, Harold Dr (foreword) (2000). In the Footsteps of Livingstone and Stanley and Visits to Other Historical Places. Sydney: Stanley Livingstone / Book House at Wild & Woolley. 321 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, covers little rubbed, small crease front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Stanley Livingstone (chemistry professor, University of Sydney) and his wife Lorna describe their extensive travels around the world, many of them in remote areas such as Easter Island. The author often provides a lively account of the historical background to these places. In particular, he tells the thrilling story of retracing the steps of the two great African explorers (and namesakes) Livingstone and Stanley. (Includes handwritten note from the author about the book and how he wrote it.). ISBN: 1740181026. Our Book No: 27600. $30 AUD.

395. Loewenthal, Clare (1996). The Substance from the Shadow (1st ed). [Australia]: Pen Skill. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The Substance from the Shadow, by Clare Lowenthal (Pen Skill, 1996). Her battle with anorexia nervosa. Clare does not offer any simplistic cures for such a complex disease. However this is a book of hope. At one point Clare's weight dropped to that of a small child. She questions many of the stereotypes the Australian community holds about this insidious disease. ISBN: 0646301330. Our Book No: 23790. $20 AUD.

396. Long, Graham (2013). Love over Hate: Finding Life By the Wayside. [Melbourne]: Slattery Media Group. 239 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, single black & white photo, colour photos, minor edgewear corner tips. By the Pastor of The Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross, Sydney. Reverend Graham Long has seen and heard everything life has to give, both good and bad. This book is part-memoir, part philosophical journey, and it is a gift to humanity - a book about the joy of living. Includes the best of the Inner Circle newsletter. ISBN: 9780987500250. Our Book No: 29282. $25 AUD.

397. Lunney, Bob (1998). Fifteen Hundred Down the Murranji (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Crawford House. 200 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, crease fore-edge front cover, light crease cover near spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is a well-told tale of a true-life adventure full of drama, conflict, danger, humour and pathos. He begins his story in 1956, when he was 17 years old, and joined a droving team on one of the last epic long-distance cattle drives in Australia, when road-trains were beginning to make such treks obsolete. The story is drawn from notes scribbled in an old exercise book during the trip. ISBN: 1863331417. Our Book No: 28297. $15 AUD.

398. Lyne, Daniel (1983). Mary MacKillop: Spirituality and Charisma (1st ed). Sydney: St Joseph's Generalate. 240 pp. Paperback large octavo, good plus condition, frontispiece, minor edgewear, spine faded, covers lightly faded & marked, few tiny dents front cover & first five pages, faint foxing top edge. Daniel Lyne relates the story of Mary MacKillop who, in the 1860s, pioneered the first Australian religious order of women dedicated to the education of poor children and the provision of help to the old, sick and homeless. (She was later anointed as Australia's first saint.). ISBN: 0959231609. Our Book No: 26086. $28 AUD.

399. Lyneham, Paul; Horsfield, Dorothy (editor); Petty, Bruce (cartoons) (2002). Paul Lyneham: A Memoir (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 251 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos & cartoons, minimal edgewear. A celebration of the late and much loved ABC-TV journalist. This book contains stories from people who knew Paul during his activities as a political commentator, as well as Paul's unpublished autobiographical fragments. ISBN: 0733310672. Our Book No: 20220. $15 AUD.

400. Lyons, Wendy J. (2010). Left of Tomorrow: A Journey of Stroke Recovery. Melbourne, Glen Waverley: Sid Harta Publishers. 187 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top spine little scuffed, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). This uplifting book relates her recovery from stroke in August 2000. The small bleed in the left thalamus of the mid-brain caused a permanent shift in her innate ability to interpret and process sensory perceptions on the right side of her body. ISBN: 9781921642456. Our Book No: 28899. $18 AUD.

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