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1. Abagnale, Frank W. (2001). The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud. Sydney: Bantam Books. 225 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The world famous con artist and bestselling author of "Catch Me If You Can" reveals the tricks of the scam trade - with advice that has made him one of the world's most sought-after fraud prevention experts. ISBN: 1863253327. Our Book No: 20933. $10 AUD.

2. Abagnale, Frank W.; Redding, Stan (2002). Catch Me if You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit! (The True Story of a Real Fake) (Movie tie-in ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 293 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, crease front cover along spine, sticker residue, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. Autobiography of the notorious American con man, impostor and escape artist. Now a major film starring Leonardo diCaprio and Tom Hanks. ISBN: 1863253920. Our Book No: 20853. $10 AUD.

3. Ackroyd, Peter (2010). The Death of King Arthur Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur: A Retelling (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Group. 316 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book is a retelling of the famous book written by Sir Thomas Malory and published in 1485 by Caxton's Press. The author's new retelling transforms this richly inventive medieval epic into a dramatic modern story brought to new life for our times, but still full of love, magic, adventure, heroism and betrayal. ISBN: 9781846141935. Our Book No: 29021. $20 AUD.

4. Ahmad, Aziz Zariza (1987). Taib Mahmud: Sarawak Towards a Common Destiny. Malaysia: Firma Malaysia Publishing. 243 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. English-language edition of the biography of the Chief Minister of the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 11931. $15 AUD.

5. Ahmed, Qanta A. (2008). In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom (1st ed). Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc. 454 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price sticker mark rear cover. A young British Muslim doctor accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. In this autobiography, she discovers what it takes for one woman to re-create herself in the land of invisible women. ISBN: 9781402210877. Our Book No: 25871. $20 AUD.

6. Al-Fahim, Mohammed (2004). From Rags to Riches: The Story of Abu Dhabi (Reprint ed). London: London Centre of Arab Studies. 191 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-coloured) & colour photos centre spread, map. Autobiography of an Arab businessman who helped transform this little Gulf State from a traditional Bedouin community to a prosperous modern society with the world's highest per capita income. ISBN: 1900404001. Our Book No: 14098. $15 AUD.

7. Alexander, Eben (2012). Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife (Reprint ed). New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks. 196 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. A Harvard-trained neurosurgeon shares a minute-by-minute account of his religiously transformative near-death experience (NDE) as revealed during a week-long coma after contracting a severe brain infection. Describes his scientific study of near-death phenomena, and explains what he has learned about the compelling nature of human consciousness. ISBN: 9781451695199. Our Book No: 16724. $10 AUD.

8. Ameisen, Dr Olivier (2009). The End of My Addiction (1st UK ed). London: Piatkus. 332 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, corner folded one page, spine lightly creased, edges rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. The author is a physician and cardiologist who had an uncontrollable long-term addiction to alcohol. He tells how he cured himself of alcoholism and cravings by using a muscle relaxant drug. ISBN: 9780749942250. Our Book No: 23707. $14 AUD.

9. Anderson, Chester G. (1986). James Joyce, with 124 illustrations (1st p/b ed) [Literary Lives]. London: Thames & Hudson. 144 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased, edges lightly foxed, top edge foxed, minor edgewear. The author has visited all the places where James Joyce lived and worked, and shows here how closely all these biographical details are related to the substance of Joyce's novels. ISBN: 0500260184. Our Book No: 28448. $15 AUD.

10. Anderson, John (2010). Only Two Seats Left! The Incredible Contiki Story. [Australia]: Great Gathering Company (Pty) Ltd. 276 pp. Paperback large octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff flyleaf. The story of author and Contiki founder blends an autobiography, epic travel tale and business success story (now over 50 years old). In 1962, John Anderson left New Zealand for England on a one-year trip overseas. He returned 20 years later with a wife, a young family and an international tourism business - Contiki Holidays. ISBN: 9780646515885. Our Book No: 26688. $20 AUD.

11. Anderson, Mona (1965). A River Rules My Life (Reprint ed). Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 212 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, endpaper maps, minor foxing reverse side jacket (chipped, flaps lightly foxed), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. Her fascinating life for 23 years on one of the great high-country sheep stations of Canterbury, New Zealand. It occupies a mountain range between two ice rivers and lies in the shadow of the Southern Alps. Mona knew nothing about station life before she married the manager of Mount Algidus Station. The Wilberforce River rules, but also the story of an isolated little community of homestead folk, shepherds, cooks, and cowboys, of good neighbours, the working year with the merino flock, and the host of characters and experiences that have marked her years - recalled with honesty, joy and humour. Our Book No: 26034. $15 AUD.

12. Angoff, Allan (1974). Eileen Garrett and the World Beyond the Senses. New York: William Morrow. 241 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), reverse side jacket faintly foxed (flap clipped), minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A biography of the famed 20th-century psychic, Eileen J Garrett. It tells both the public and private story of a remarkable woman with psychic gifts. It offers an account of her work associations with many international notables, including, Aldous Huxley, Arthur Conan Doyle and Dr J B Rhine. Garrett set us the Parapsychology Foundation in New York to promote the scientific study of psychic phenomena. ISBN: 0688002501. Our Book No: 16843. $20 AUD.

13. Arlen, Michael J.; Blaise, Clark (introduction) (2002). Passage to Ararat (Reprint ed). St Paul, MN: Ruminator Books. 293 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine lightly creased. A New York journalist embarks on a journey to rediscover the ethnic ties that his father had severed. The classic award-winning tale of Arlen's search for his Armenian identity, personal history, and to learn about a culture about which he knew almost nothing. ISBN: 1886913056. Our Book No: 22292. $10 AUD.

14. Armitage, Angus (1966). John Kepler. London: Faber & Faber. 194 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, flap clipped jacket, light foxing top edge, sticker mark front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. This book represents a pioneer attempt to provide the general reader, no less than the student, with a concise, historically-oriented account of the eventful life-story of the German Renaissance astronomer John Kepler. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0435550209. Our Book No: 21947. $10 AUD.

15. Armstrong, Karen (2006). Muhammad: Prophet for Our Time (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. 249 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges little foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. In this well researched new biography the author gives a balanced look at this revered figure. Through comparison with other prophets and mystics, the author illuminates Muhammad's spiritual ideas and uses the facts of his life, from which Muslims have drawn instruction for centuries, to make the tenets of Islam clear and understandable for readers of all faiths. ISBN: 0007232454. Our Book No: 27975. $17 AUD.

16. Arthurs, Peter (1981). With Brendan Behan: A Personal Memoir. New York: St Martin's Press. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, dual binding (has superior binding along spine), edges lightly foxed. An intimate and startling portrait, during the last years of his life, of the brawling Irish playwright and ex-IRA gun runner, by his bodyguard and psychological sparring partner. ISBN: 0312884710. Our Book No: 12908. $18 AUD.

17. Astor, Liz; Wing, Lorna (foreword) (2006). Loving Olivia: Bringing Up My Autistic Daughter. London: Rodale Press. 242 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top corner). A moving story of the joys and heartaches of bringing up an autistic child in Britain. ISBN: 140508815X. Our Book No: 24789. $20 AUD.

18. Badger, Louise; Kershaw, Lawrence (2012). Todo in Tuscany: The Dog at the Villa (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 307 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, pages faintly toned, faint colour loss base spine, minor edgewear jacket (tiny scuff & stain base bottom edge). This delightful heart-warming story is about a dog named Todo who had been waiting at the house 'Poggiolino' since his mistress died over two years before. He was cared for at the home by a neighbour. The authors weren't thinking of buying the first house they looked at in Tuscany. They were still thinking about the move from London, but they fell in love with the little dog with a big grin, waiting at the gates. They begin to restore Poggiolino to life, unlocking her past, and giving their beloved dog a second chance. ISBN: 9781444708271. Our Book No: 28501. $18 AUD.

19. Baer, Robert (2002). See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Solidier in the CIA's War on Terrorism. New York: Crown / Random House. 284 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear, small crease flyleaf, small mark top edge. A candid memoir of his years spent as a CIA case officer, and a look at the roots of modern terrorism. ISBN: 0609810278. Our Book No: 24653. $15 AUD.

20. Bailey, Paul (2004). A Dog's Life (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 181 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white illustrations, minimal edgewear. The British author covers the 16-year period when his persistent companion was an adorable collie called Circe. He recalls all the moments that have been important to him through a series of funny and moving sketches. He proves that a dog's life is something to be celebrated. ISBN: 0141011963. Our Book No: 25048. $10 AUD.

21. Bair, Deirdre (2003). Jung: A Biography (1st p/b ed). New York: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown. 881 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, base spine little bumped, sticker. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Massive definitive and very readable biography of the famous Swiss psychiatrist, based on unprecedented access to the Jung family archives. Includes considerable discussion about controversies such as accusations he was anti-Semitic and a Nazi collaborator, a misogynist, and that he falsified data central to his theory of the collective unconscious. ISBN: 0316159387. Our Book No: 12881. $25 AUD.

22. Baldwin, Neil (2002). Edison: Inventing the Century: A Biography. New York: Hyperion. 531 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner front cover creased, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. The first biography of one of the seminal figures in American history to examine Thomas Edison as both myth and man, assessing his remarkable accomplishments (phonograph, motion picture camera, practical electric light bulb, electrification), as well as providing thorough measure of the many paradoxes of his character. ISBN: 0786881194. Our Book No: 16652. $20 AUD.

23. Bascomb, Neal (2010). Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi (Reprint ed). Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin. 388 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. Records the story of the hunt for Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, who vanished in 1945 when the Allies stormed Berlin. It took a 15-year chase to locate him in Argentina, and remove him for trial in Israel. The author uses new information and interviews, recently declassified documents, and meticulous research to write this history that offers the intrigue of a detective story. ISBN: 9780547248028. Our Book No: 26684. $12 AUD.

24. Basmajian, John V. (1993). I. O. U.: Adventures of a Medical Scientist. Ontario: J. & D. Books. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, map, top corner front cover little creased, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. Autobiography by the late Dr Basmajian, and the many people he has met during his adventures. He was a Canadian academic and medical scientist. He was born on June 21, 1921 in Turkey to Armenian parents - they later moved to Canada. Dr Basmajian died March 18, 2008. Our Book No: 27329. $20 AUD.

25. Beaton, Cecil (1971). My Bolivian Aunt: A Memoir (Reprint ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 170 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, some foxing top edge reverse side & flap jacket (minor edgewear). The noted British photographer writes about his family. This book looks at fashionable Edwardian Hampstead, and the lush jungles and exotic cities of South America. The real star and main focus is the author's Aunt Jessie from Bolivia. ISBN: 0297004425. Our Book No: 24448. $15 AUD.

26. Beazley, C. Raymond (1895). Prince Henry the Navigator: The Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery 1394 - 1460 A.D. [Heroes of the Nation Series]. New York: G. P. Putnam's. 336 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (gilt bands & lettering), foldout plates, frontispiece, spine ends chipped, endpapers & title page lightly foxed, top edge toned, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Title continues: "With an account of geographical progress throughout the Middle Ages as the preparation for his work". Our Book No: 16326. $35 AUD.

27. Benjamin, Sarah (2006). A Castle in Tuscany: The Remarkable Life of Janet Ross (1842 - 1927) (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 223 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket (with flaps), pictorial boards, ribbon bookmark, illustrated endpapers, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour frontispiece, duotone text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket, two tiny marks bottom edge. Heavy. About Janet Ross who was a English historian, biographer and Tuscan cookbook author. The author brings this singular, talented, contradictory woman and her remarkable times vividly to life. ISBN: 1740458869. Our Book No: 26069. $25 AUD.

28. Benson, Kathleen (1981). A Man Called Martin Luther. Adelaide: Lutheran Publishing. 128 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photos, top spine bumped, light foxing edges, top corner front cover creased, faint foxing inside front cover, minor edgewear. This book gives a clear and accurate account of Martin Luther's life and times. It explores areas of Luther's life as historic as his nailing of the 95 theses, and as ordinary as when little Martin stole a hazelnut. ISBN: 0859101576. Our Book No: 24300. $10 AUD.

29. Berg, Derek (2008). The Shipping Broker: From Norway to the Turmoil of Pre-War China (1st ed). Melbourne, Glen Waverely: 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. The author, has written about life between the two great wars of the 20th century as seen through the eyes of his father. It is not the story of his life but covers the period between 1913 and 1941. ISBN: 9781921362071. Our Book No: 27362. $30 AUD.

30. Bergen, Peter L. (2006). The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader (Reprint ed). New York: Free Press. 485 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, pages & inside covers lightly toned. With new afterword. The author of "Holy War, Inc." draws on his personal meetings with Osama bin Laden, and on interviews with his most intimate acquaintances. Describes the terrorist's self-presentation as a soft-spoken cleric, and offers insight into how he garners the fanatical loyalty of his numerous followers. ISBN: 0743278925. Our Book No: 3619. $15 AUD.

31. Berger, Arthur S. (1988). Lives and Letters in American Parapsychology: A Biographical History, 1850 - 1987. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 381 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green cloth cover, edges little foxed, minimal edgewear. The first five chapters contain 13 long essays about prominent American parapsychologists. The final chapter contains brief biographies of 27 contemporary American parapsychologists. ISBN: 0899503454. Our Book No: 8020. $20 AUD.

32. Bergreen, Laurence (2012). Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492 - 1504 (1st ed). New York: Penguin Books. 423 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, art reproduction, black & white & colour maps, minor edgewear, remainder strip bottom edge. The first full biography of Columbus in over sixty years. The author writes about the Italian-Spanish explorer's controversial career, and tells an epic story to go with the events of an fulfilling life. The colour reproductions of the maps help to bring this story to life. ISBN: 9780143122104. Our Book No: 29259. $15 AUD.

33. Bermann, Richard A.; Reynolds Hapgood, Elizabeth (translator) (2010). Home from Sea: Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (Reprint ed) [R.L.S. in Samoa]. Honolulu, Hawaii: Mutual Publishing. 280 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, cover lightly scratched & creased, reader crease spine. Robert Louis Stevenson spent the last six years of his life in the Pacific Islands, where he wrote some of his finest books. This book is an exotic but factual account of the last two years in the life of "Tusitala", the Scottish novelist who won the hearts of the Samoan people for his artistry and compassion. ISBN: 9781566477888. Our Book No: 26502. $15 AUD.

34. Bewsher, Paul (1986). Green Balls: The Adventures of a Night Bomber [Vintage Aviation Library]. Hertfordshire: Greenhill Books. 287 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (minimal foxing), edges & pages lightly toned, light foxing endpapers, owner's written name front pastedown. This book, originally published in 1919, delightfully describes his time flying as observer in the huge Handley-Page night bombers with the RNAS. The memorable raids include one on a bridge over the River Meuse (the longest night flight on a target at that time, some 159 miles behind enemy lines), and a dramatic raid in April 1918 on Zeebruge. ISBN: 0947898506. Our Book No: 26184. $20 AUD.

35. Bidwell Smith, Claire (2012). The Rules of Inheritance: A Memoir (Australian ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, base spine little bumped. This very personal and uplifting memoir is about an American lady and her grief when at age 14 she learnt that both her parents have cancer. She lost her mother to cancer when she was in her first year at college, and over time became close to her father and to an understanding of the fragility and preciousness of life. ISBN: 9781921758997. Our Book No: 27746. $15 AUD.

36. Birkin, Andrew (2003). J. M. Barrie and the Lost Boys (The Real Story Behind Peter Pan) (Updated ed). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 324 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, owner's sticker. Heavy. J. M. Barrie, novelist, playwright, and author of Peter Pan, led a life as magical as his famous creation. Childless in his marriage, Barrie grew obsessively close to the five young boys of the Davies family, becoming their guardian when they were orphaned. Draws extensively on a vast range of notebooks, memoirs, and recorded interviews with the Davies family. Originally published in 1979, this illustrated reissue has a new preface to mark the release of "Neverland", the film of Barrie's life, and the upcoming centenary of Peter Pan. ISBN: 0300098227. Our Book No: 13240. $20 AUD.

37. 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.

38. Bolitho, Hector (editor) (1943). A Batsford Century: The Record of a Hundred Years of Publishing and Bookselling 1843 - 1943 (1st ed). London: B. T. Batsford Ltd. 148 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket, good condition, black & white photos & drawings, frontispiece, catalogue title-pages, gilt top edge, faint foxing few pages, corners bumped & lightly worn, boards lightly faded, small tear front cover join to spine, spine slightly slack, deckled edges (untrimmed), owner's written names (three owners). This wonderful book tells the fascinating story of the Batsford family and their publishing and bookselling business in Britain. Our Book No: 23938. $20 AUD.

39. Bolte Taylor, Jill (2008). My Stroke of Insight [A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 184 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), bottom edge creased front cover jacket. By an American brain scientist, whose own massive stroke at age 37, led to personal enlightenment, bringing a deep personal understanding to something she had long studied - that the two lobes of the brain have very different personalities (the intuitive right brain, and the logical sequential left brain). ISBN: 9780340980491. Our Book No: 14885. $15 AUD.

40. Booth, Louise (2014). When Fraser Met Billy: The Rescue Cat that Transformed a Little Boy's Life (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny mark fore-edge, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of a 4-year-old autistic boy named Fraser. He was prone to anxiety and sudden emotional traumas over the smallest of things. He changed when he met Billy the beautiful grey and white rescue cat who had been abandoned by his owners. Billy was constantly at Fraser's side and had a very calming effect on him. The author is Fraser's mother. The family live on the Queen's Balmoral Estate where her husband Chris is the Estate's electrician. This wonderful story will make you laugh as well as cry and rejoice at the power of the bond between a child and his cat. ISBN: 9781444769234. Our Book No: 29329. $18 AUD.

41. Bornstein, Mitchell (2015). Last Chance Mustang: The Story of One Horse, One Horseman, and One Final Shot at Redemption (1st p/b ed). New York: St Martin's Press. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. The author has spent 20 years as a horse trainer, and thought that he had met every dangerous horse there is, until he met Samson who hated everyone and everything, and would let everyone know it. After years of abuse at the hands of sadistic owners he had learned that all humans mean pain and fear. Over one year, Mitch and Samson learnt respect for each other, and Mitch experienced firsthand the true mettle and greatness of the wild American mustang (from the Nevada wilds). This is a story of hope, redemption, commitment, friendship, and love, told with great compassion. ISBN: 9781250087478. Our Book No: 29066. $18 AUD.

42. Boston, Dr Sarah (2014). Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved My Life. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 298 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor creases covers, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. The author is a veterinary cancer surgeon. In this moving memoir she tells how working with animals helped her to trust her instincts, and have a lump in her neck investigated, and her recovery from cancer. Weaving funny and poignant stories of dogs she has treated along the way makes this a very readable memoir. ISBN: 9781760111991. Our Book No: 28661. $18 AUD.

43. Brenchley, Fred; Brenchley, Elizabeth (2005). Myth Maker: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the Englishman Who Sparked Australia's Gallipoli Legend (1st ed). Sydney: John Wiley & Sons. 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, base spine little bumped, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Ashmead-Bartlett was the son of a British MP and a famous war correspondent, covering conflicts from Asia to Morocco. He wrote his first despatches about the Gallipoli landing that appeared in Australian newspapers. His reporting was a sensation and encouraged a distinctive Australian sense of nationalism. Although Charles Bean kept the name Gallipoli alive, it was Ashmead-Bartlett who lit the spark. This amazing story will take you inside the mind of this Englishman, who became the unexpected correspondent responsible for igniting Australia's passion in the Gallipoli legend. ISBN: 1740311183. Our Book No: 22190. $30 AUD.

44. Breunesse, Caroline; McCreadie, Catherine (translator) (1997). Visiting Vincent van Gogh [Adventures in Art]. Munich: Prestel-Verlag. 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This series opens up the world of art to children of all ages. This very special children's picture book visits the different places where the famous Dutch artist lived and worked, and shows how he saw the world which he captured in his brightly coloured paintings. ISBN: 3791318764. Our Book No: 25128. $12 AUD.

45. Brian, Denis (1996). Einstein: A Life (1st p/b ed). New York: John Wiley. 509 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner front cover faintly creased, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. His face is one of the most recognized on the planet, and his name is synonymous with genius. An engaging popular biography of the German-American physicist that draws on a wealth of new information recently opened to the public to bring us a broader, more authentic portrait of Einstein than previously available. The first full-scale Einstein life published in 20 years, it is also the first to integrate Einstein's genius with his private and public life to give us a complete impression of the real person. Once Einstein's elegantly audacious relativity theory emerged in 1905, when he was just an obscure 26-year-old Swiss Patent Office examiner. His equation E = MC2 revolutionized physics. Worried by this liberal Jew, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover compiled a 1000-page file, which Brian calls a jumble of fact, fantasy, lies, rumours and ravings. ISBN: 0471114596. Our Book No: 17107. $20 AUD.

46. Brinkley, Dannion (1996). Saved by the Light. London: Piatkus. 162 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor creasing near spine. Cover subtitle: The true story of a man who died twice and the profound revelations he received. Brinkley was talking on the phone when struck by lightning, and was clinically dead. He visited a spiritual realm where he was told of events that would shake the world, many allegedly fulfilled. During a second near-death experience he was told to use his gifts to help the dying. ISBN: 0749914041. Our Book No: 2819. $12 AUD.

47. Brodsky, Joseph (1997). Watermark (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 135 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, tiny scuff top spine, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The author visited Venice for over two decades, usually in winter, and from his experiences created a mosaic of prose pieces. This autobiography is part confessional, part meditation on water and stone, past and present, and captures the elusive spirit of Venice. ISBN: 0140259171. Our Book No: 27751. $10 AUD.

48. Brome, Vincent (1982). Ernest Jones: Freud's Alter Ego (1st p/b ed). London: Caliban Books. 250 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, rear cover corner creased, sticker mark, old price marks. Comprehensive biography of the controversial British translator of Sigmund Freud's works. Based on numerous letters and private papers. Jones was a close associate of Freud for 30 years, and became a power behind the throne, including manipulating psychoanalytic history. ISBN: 0904573974. Our Book No: 1933. $15 AUD.

49. Brome, Vincent (1985). Jung: Man and Myth (Reprint ed). London: Paladin. 327 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The first full-length biography of the controversial psychiatrist and remarkable intellect who disowned Freud and developed his own school of thought. ISBN: 0586083618. Our Book No: 11965. $10 AUD.

50. Brown, Michael; Neale-Brown, Sue (1994). The Taming of the Crew: The Story of the New Zealand Family who Sold Up and Sailed Away into the Worst Winter Storms for Half a Century (Reprint ed). Auckland: Random House. 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, small remainder mark bottom edge, minor edgewear. The tale of a New Zealand family and their adventures at sea. It is a personal portrayal of what danger, hardship and challenge does to a family at sea. ISBN: 1869412133. Our Book No: 25326. $15 AUD.

51. Bruce, F. F. (1985). Paul: Apostle of the Free Spirit (Revised, reprint ed). Exeter: Paternoster Press. 510 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, edges lightly foxed & rubbed. Heavy. Based on lectures by the Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Manchester. Paul's missionary activity is portrayed against the background of historical, social and political developments in the Roman Empire of the First Century Middle East. ISBN: 0853643083. Our Book No: 14258. $25 AUD.

52. Burdon, Eric; Marshall Craig, J. (with) (2003). Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood. Melbourne, Rowville: Five Mile Press. 335 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white photos (including frontispiece), edges & pages lightly toned, bonus CD MISSING, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top of spine, base spine lightly bumped & creased). The English-born singer came to fame with the legendary rock band "Animals" in the Swinging Sixties. In this autobiography he writes about his journey since the making of the song that would make this rock group famous. ISBN: 1741240514. Our Book No: 27001. $20 AUD.

53. Burstein, Dan (editor); de Keijzer, Arne J. (editor) (2006). Secrets of Mary Magdalene: The Untold Story of History's Most Misunderstood Woman (1st U.K. ed) [Secrets Series]. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 351 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour plates, minor rubbing. Interest in Mary Magdalene, the most elusive character in the life of Jesus, has never been so great. Her role in Christianity and history is investigated in these collected articles, to find answers to the questions which have come to fascinate so many people. ISBN: 0297851683. Our Book No: 24338. $15 AUD.

54. Butterworth, Karen P. (1994). Mind Over Muscle: Surviving Polio in New Zealand. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. The polio epidemics between 1916 and 1956 dramatically changed the lives of many New Zealanders. Many of those who regained health and independence after polio, later had to cope with the unanticipated effects of post-polio syndrome. Some of these polio survivors tell their stories here. These personal accounts of courage and perseverance are combined with some background facts about polio and its impact in New Zealand. ISBN: 0864692110. Our Book No: 23596. $10 AUD.

55. Byatt, A. S. (2000). The Biographer's Tale (1st ed). London: Chatto & Windus. 265 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages toned as usual, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side). First edition. This book is a novel of desire and detection. The writer has written a fine work of fiction out of one man's search for fact. Phineas G. has decided to write a biography of a great biographer, but he is finding it difficult to sort the pieces out to enable him to form a pattern and write the biography. ISBN: 0701169451. Our Book No: 28056. $12 AUD.

56. Byron, Julie (1993). Amazing Psychic Experiences of the Famous. Leicestershire: Tynron Press. 234 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, light creases covers, minor edgewear. Australian writer examines the mysterious and often puzzling experiences by famous people from all walks of life. ISBN: 1856460347. Our Book No: 26320. $20 AUD.

57. Cameron, Jennifer (2000). A Dangerous Innovator: Mary Ward (1585 - 1645) (1st ed). Sydney: St Pauls Publications. 306 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This book tells the story of the Yorkshire woman, Mary Ward, who lived in the Elizabethan age and whose life reflected the courage, wit and creativity of the times. Her founding of the schools for girls across Europe was considered 'a dangerous innovation'. ISBN: 1876295287. Our Book No: 25329. $20 AUD.

58. Cameron, Shirley (2009). Captain William Thomson: His Life (1st ed). Dunedin, NZ: Shirley Cameron / Uniprint (Printer). 228 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners, light mark fore-edge, autograph (author's written name). About the life of Captain William Thomson who was the first harbour master of Otago, New Zealand. The Thomson family belonged to the commercial class in Scotland, and were a well established family of merchants. By the age of 21 he had become a master mariner in charge of his own vessel. He had many adventures after that, and at age 32 he decided to make a fresh start in Otago. The author felt that it was time to put his many achievements on record before his name disappeared. A wonderful story for anyone interested in maritime and family history. Our Book No: 29275. $35 AUD.

59. Carlson, Nicholas (2015). Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! New York: Twelve / Hachette Book Group. 357 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. A page-turning narrative about Marissa Mayer's efforts to remake Yahoo as well as her own rise from Stanford University undergrad to CEO of a $30 billion corporation by the age of 38. The inside story of how Yahoo got into such awful shape in the first place, Mayer's controversial rise at Google, and her desperate fight to save an Internet icon. Hedge fund billionaire Daniel Loeb took a long look at Yahoo settled on Google's golden girl Mayer to unlock the value lurking in the company. As Mayer began to remake Yahoo from a content company to a tech company, serious problems arose. Can a big lumbering tech company stay relevant in today's rapidly changing business landscape? ISBN: 9781455556618. Our Book No: 17124. $20 AUD.

60. Carman, Barry (editor); McPherson, John (editor); Durrell, Lawrence (preface) (1983). Bimbashi McPherson: A Life in Egypt. London: BBC Publications. 313 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket. Joseph McPherson, a classical scholar with an Oxford degree in natural sciences - a linguist, athlete and determined individualist - arrived in Egypt in 1901. He fell in love with the country, its people and customs and stayed there until his death in 1946. An intriguing story of an Englishman who worked for the Egyptian secret police. He wrote thousands of letters home and this volume presents, for the first time, an edited selection. ISBN: 0563201347. Our Book No: 21363. $20 AUD.

61. Carty, Winthrop P.; Lee, Elizabeth (1992). The Rhino Man and Other Uncommon Environmentalists. Washington, DC: Seven Locks Press. 177 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, owner's written name. Profiles of leading environmentalists named on the United Nations Environment Program's Global 500 Roll of Honor (a sort of Nobel Prize for environmental achievement). ISBN: 0963150901. Our Book No: 1160. $10 AUD.

62. Cashman, D. B. (1910). The Life of Michael Davitt, Founder of the National Land League: To Which is Added, the Secret History of the Land League, by Michael Davitt (Cameron & Ferguson ed). London: R. & T. Washbourne Ltd. 256 pp. Hardback small (18.6 x 12.7 cm), recased original green cloth cover retaining endpapers, gilt brief title on spine, very good condition, edges lightly speckled, title page base repaired, foxing & toning edges & endpapers. (Originally published 1876 by Cameron & Ferguson, Glasgow. Estimated date of this undated R. & T. Washbourne, London, reprint: about 1880 or 1910.) Biography of the Irish social campaigner and nationalist politician who founded the Irish National Land League. He joined the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), a Fenian organization in Ireland. He organised arms smuggling to Ireland, but was arrested and imprisoned by the English, but was released on a ticket-of-leave after serving seven years. He rejoined the IRB, where he held that the common people of Ireland could not improve their lot without ownership of their land. Our Book No: 12619. $50 AUD.

63. Celenza, Christopher S. (2015). Machiavelli: A Portrait (1st stated ed). Cambridge: Harvard University Press (HUP). 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few tiny dents front cover jacket. A biography of Machiavelli. The author uncovers much more than is generally known about the man who wrote "The Prince", and has had his name used to describe all that is ugly (unethical, immoral) in politics. He was a skilled diplomat, learned commentator on ancient history, comic playwright, letter writer, and thwarted lover. ISBN: 9780674416123. Our Book No: 28962. $20 AUD.

64. Chapman, Guy (1972). The Dreyfus Trials (Revised ed). London: B. T. Batsford. 282 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge light blue coloured, black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, faint foxing reverse side, price sticker mark rear cover). The author examines the trial of Alfred Dreyfus. The French military tribunal found him guilty on a charge of high treason in 1894. This book is a compelling account of one of the most significant series of trials in modern European history. Themes examined include anti-Semitism (as Dreyfus was Jewish), the War Office's determination to uphold the army's honour, Zola's j'accuse letter, and the political background. (Originally published in 1955, and here retitled.). ISBN: 0713412569. Our Book No: 23282. $15 AUD.

65. Chapman, Walker (1965). Antarctic Conquest: The Great Explorers in Their Own Words (1st ed). New York: Bobbs-Merrill. 368 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges slightly foxed, top corners bumped, endpapers lightly toned & foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned (front flap creased, small edge tears, minor edgewear). Heavy. This anthology, selected and introduced by Chapman, examines over 500 years of exploration on the world's most remote and lonely continent, Antarctica, in the explorer's own words. Our Book No: 25294. $20 AUD.

66. Cheney, Margaret (1983). Tesla: Man Out of Time (Reprint ed). New York: Dorset Press. 320 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), vignette drawings, superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), few small edge creases, edges faintly foxed. A fascinating portrait of Nikola Tesla, the brilliant but eccentric and obsessive Serbian-American scientist, and inventor of alternating-current electrical circuits. ISBN: 0880294191. Our Book No: 2959. $18 AUD.

67. Chitty, Susan (2007). Anna Sewell: The Woman Who Wrote Black Beauty. Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing. 287 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, small mark top edge. Documents Anna Sewell's strict Quaker upbringing and typically Victorian relationship with her dominating mother. All lovers of Black Beauty, and horses generally, will enjoy this book about one of the best known and loved authors. ISBN: 9780752442822. Our Book No: 25050. $14 AUD.

68. Christie, Kate (1965). Apparitions: An Autobiographical Study in Parapsychology (1st ed). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 124 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), tiny closed edge tear jacket (light rubbing spine, light toning reverse side, light foxing flaps, flap clipped), light foxing edges, flyleaves lightly toned. This is a retrospective narrative of the British author's encounter with psychic and occult phenomena in the settings of her home and family and friends, through her travels, the war years, and her life as a writer. Our Book No: 24274. $14 AUD.

69. Clark, Ronald W. (1999). Einstein: The Life and Times (Modern reprint ed). New York: Bard / Avon Books. 878 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, owner's written name & details title page. Acclaimed biography of the German-American physicist and genius who first formulated the theories of relativity. ISBN: 038001159X. Our Book No: 3895. $10 AUD.

70. Clarridge, Duane R.; Diehl, Digby (with) (1997). A Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIA (1st ed). New York: Lisa Drew / Scribner. 430 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, old price marks. Autobiography the highest ranking American spy directly and personally involved in espionage and counterterrorism worldwide to make public his life. He was a senior CIA officer for over 30 years who rose to senior levels, but became famous in the 1980s for his role in the Iran-Contra Affair (for which he was charged, but later pardoned). He is also is noted for helping to establish, and was chief of, the new CIA Counter-tTerrorist Center. ISBN: 0684800683. Our Book No: 16979. $25 AUD.

71. Clary, David A (2003). Rocket Man: Robert H. Goddard and the Birth of the Space Age. New York: Hyperion. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece), top corner rear cover little creased, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. The life and work of the troubled, solitary genius Robert H. Goddard, who was the American father of rocketry and space flight, launching the world's first liquid-fuel rockets and the first powered vehicles to break the sound barrier. He was supported by Charles Lindbergh and Harry Guggenheim, when he devised the methods that carried men to the moon. His inventions are used today to fly rockets and jet planes. ISBN: 0786887052. Our Book No: 28734. $20 AUD.

72. Clifford, Geraldine Joncich (1984). Edward L. Thorndike: The Sane Positivist (1st p/b ed). Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. 634 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition. Biography of the American psychologist who pioneered intelligence testing. ISBN: 0819560928. Our Book No: 11402. $18 AUD.

73. Cogswell, David; Gordon, Paul (illustrator) (1996). Chomsky for Beginners (1st ed). New York: Writers & Readers Publishing. 154 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, cartoons. An illustrated cartoon guide to the controversial American linguist, media critic and political gadfly. ISBN: 0863162339. Our Book No: 3257. $12 AUD.

74. Cohen, David (1979). J. B. Watson: The Founder of Behaviourism (1st ed). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), edges & pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed. This biography - the first to be published - tells the story of J. B. Watson. Covers his research on behaviourism in both psychology and advertising, and argues that his influence was profound and pervasive. ISBN: 0710000545. Our Book No: 25804. $20 AUD.

75. Cohen, David (2009). The Escape of Sigmund Freud. London: J. R. Books. 242 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A month after the Nazis took over Austria in March 1938, every business owned by Jews had a Nazi appointed to run it. For 82-year-old Sigmund Freud, the world's leading psychoanalyst, the appointed man was chemist Anton Sauerwald. Sauerwald was in a position to seal Freud's fate, but chose to hide incriminating information from his superiors. Cohen reveals the dramatic saga behind the signing of Freud's exit visa and his eventual escape to London via Paris, and how Sauerwald was saved from the Nazi war trials in 1947 by the intervention of Anna Freud. ISBN: 9781906779238. Our Book No: 17164. $15 AUD.

76. Conlan, Meath (2006). Bede Griffiths: Friend and Gift of the Spirit (1st ed). Springfield, IL: Templegate Publishers. 127 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. The author reflects on his 17-year friendship with the late Bede Griffiths and shares his spiritual journey. The 28 full-colour photos from the author's private collection include public celebrations, interfaith meetings with world religious leaders, as well as private moments of contemplation and worship. ISBN: 087243270X. Our Book No: 21774. $10 AUD.

77. Coren, Michael (1996). Conan Doyle. London: Bloomsbury. 213 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white photos. Superb biography of the British medical doctor and spiritualist - best known as the novelist who created the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes. ISBN: 0747526680. Our Book No: 13860. $10 AUD.

78. Corrington, Robert (2003). Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst and Radical Naturalist. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), front cover jacket lightly marked (stickers bottom reverse side). In this transfixing psychobiography of the maligned psychoanalyst, Corrington illuminates the themes and obsessions that unify Reich's work and reports on his fascinating, unrelenting one-man quest to probe the ultimate structures of self, world, and cosmos. He believed orgone was the great cosmic energy that played through the psyche. His overarching concern was to free all of mankind from the personal and social superego, and a healthy sexuality could liberate the psyche from its many forms of muscular and emotional hangups. ISBN: 0374250022. Our Book No: 14018. $18 AUD.

79. Cottler, Joseph (1946). Man with Wings: The Story of Leonardo da Vinci (Reprint ed). London: George G. Harrap. 174 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, boards lightly marked, corners bumped, small edge pieces missing jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, small ink stain bottom edge), tiny ink mark front flyleaf, sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This biography is mainly about the inventor rather than the painter. Leonardo da Vinci was more interested in inventing than painting. This book will interest younger readers as well as adults because it gives a simple and direct picture of a man whose laboratory was the world around him. Our Book No: 24465. $12 AUD.

80. Cotton, William; Burnet, John (editor); Barry, Redmond (bookplate, autograph) (1856). Sir Joshua Reynolds and His Works: Gleanings from His Diary, Unpublished Manuscripts, and from Other Sources. London / Plymouth: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts / Paul & Dominic Colnaghi. 278 + 24 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, original cloth cover (embossed), full-page portrait engravings (includes frontispiece, with toned tissue guard), black & white drawings & vignettes (woodcuts, including foldout), book catalogue at rear, spine recased (retaining most of original cloth & gilt decoration, spine faded), pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, top edge untrimmed, two bookplates, owner's written names. A biography of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792), an influential 18th-century English painter, noted for portraits. He promoted the "Grand Style" (Grand Manner) in painting which refers to an idealized aesthetic style derived from Italian classical art. Reynolds who gave currency to the term through his "Discourses on Art", a series of lectures presented at the Royal Academy from 1769 to 1790, in which he contended that painters should perceive their subjects through generalization and idealization. He was a founder and first president of the Royal Academy of Arts, and was knighted by George III in 1769. A 120-page catalogue of his works was intended to be included in this book, but will now be published later. William Cotton is from Oxford University. NOTE: Bookplate and autograph of Redmond Barry (Melbourne lawyer & philanthropist), plus large bookplate and autograph of H. Desbrowe Annear. Our Book No: 16368. $130 AUD.

81. Cousins, Norman; Dubos, Rene (introduction) (1981). Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration (Reprint ed). Toronto: Bantam Books. 175 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. A classic account showing how one man proved your mind can cure your body. The American journalist fought a crippling life-threatening form or arthritis by mobilising the body's natural healing resources, including laughter, courage and tenacity. ISBN: 0553343653. Our Book No: 16033. $10 AUD.

82. Cox, Tom; Mullen, Edie (illustrator) (2008). Under The Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man (Reprint ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket &top edge, pages lightly toned. He writes about owning seven of the most charismatic cats in Norfolk. He particularly tells the story of his long and chequered relationship with The Bear, his oldest and most sensitive survivor moggy. ISBN: 9781847371416. Our Book No: 28336. $14 AUD.

83. Crossan, John Dominic (1994). Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. 209 pp. Paperback narrow octavo, very good condition. The controversial, bestselling account of what we can know about the life of Jesus. A powerful but unconventional and controversial portrait of a courageous revolutionary, philosopher and political agitator. ISBN: 0060616695. Our Book No: 15337. $10 AUD.

84. Cruickshank, Kelvin (2009). Walking in the Light (Reprint ed). Rosedale, NZ: Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners. A powerful and compelling autobiography of a New Zealand psychic medium, and star of the TV2 series "Sensing Murder". He shares his memories of his earliest psychic experiences in an isolated rural environment, and his struggle to accept his gift, which lead to a complete breakdown. Kelvin gives an insight into the process of accessing the spirit world, and answers some of the questions he is regularly asked at his events, shows and readings. ISBN: 9780143011712. Our Book No: 15034. $30 AUD.

85. Crystal, Billy (2013). Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell are My Keys? (1st ed). New York: Henry Holt & Company. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, top spine jacket little creased, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Autobiography of popular American comedian and film star. He looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his life and gives a road map to the challenges that come with ageing. ISBN: 9780805098204. Our Book No: 27793. $15 AUD.

86. Cullen, Jim (2007). Imperfect Presidents: Tales of Misadventure and Triumph (1st stated ed). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 234 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket, top corners bumped. A portrait of the American presidency, discussing 12 presidents and the key missteps in their careers - and how they transcended them. ISBN: 9781403975133. Our Book No: 25010. $15 AUD.

87. Curry, Patrick; Zarate, Oscar (illustrator) (1996). Machiavelli for Beginners. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 175 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, cartoons, pages lightly toned, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear, old price marks. This cartoon book traces the colourful life of the Florentine official who is claimed to be the first political scientist. His book of statecraft "The Prince" is a practical guide to power. Now regarded as a master of treachery, opportunism and "the ends justify the means" (thus the term "Machiavelllian"). ISBN: 1874166285. Our Book No: 15565. $10 AUD.

88. D'Antonio, Michael (2016). The Truth About Trump. New York: Thomas Dunne / St Martin's Griffin. 389 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. The bestselling biography of Donald Trump, elected president of the United States in 2016. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters struggled to believe that he was a serious contender. Trump stirred so much controversy that his candidacy puzzled anyone who applied ordinary political logic to the race. But Trump has rarely been ordinary in his pursuit of success, and his trademark showmanship is based on a logic that begins with his firm belief that he is a singular and superior human being. ISBN: 9781250105288. Our Book No: 4212. $13 AUD.

89. Dahl, Roald (1987). Going Solo: Continuing the Story Begun in Boy (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 210 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, frontispiece, light crease spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The English author continues his autobiography which began in "Boy". He goes to East Africa on his first job in the first part of the book, and in the second part he writes about the time he went flying with the RAF in the Second World War. ISBN: 9780140103069. Our Book No: 28344. $10 AUD.

90. Daisey, Mike (2002). 21 Dog Years: Doing Time at Amazon Com (1st ed). London: Fourth Estate. 222 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This book tells the bizarre but real story of life in the dotcom world - as a staffer of Amazon, the pioneering internet success story. ISBN: 1841157651. Our Book No: 21467. $10 AUD.

91. Damrosch, Leo (2007). Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius. New York: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin. 566 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-illustrations, minimal edgewear. A biography of the Genevan social philosopher (1712 - 1778) who set the stage for the French Revolution. The author traces the life of Rousseau, and presents his books as works uncannily alive and provocative even today. ISBN: 9780618872022. Our Book No: 27498. $20 AUD.

92. Davidson, Keay (1999). Carl Sagan: A Life. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 540 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos, bottom corner rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear corners. Heavy. A biography of one of the most influential, provocative, and celebrated American astronomers and science advocate of this century. The author interviewed Sagan's family and friends and had exclusive access to many personal papers to write this biography. ISBN: 0471395366. Our Book No: 28076. $25 AUD.

93. Davies, Stevan L. (1995). Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance and the Origin of Christianity. London: SCM Press. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, fore-edge creased few pages, small coating defect front cover corner, minor edgewear. Professor of religious studies, drawing on modern anthropology and psychology, describes Jesus as a spirit-filled exorcist and healer. ISBN: 0334026059. Our Book No: 8723. $20 AUD.

94. Dawkins, Richard (2004). A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love (Reprint ed). Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin. 263 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book takes the author back to the meme, the unit of cultural information that he named and wrote about in "The Selfish Gene". These essays are moving tributes to friends and colleagues, including an eulogy for novelist Douglas Adams, correspondence with Stephen Jay Gould, and visits with paleoanthropologists Richard and Maeve Leakey. The collection includes a note to the author's ten-year-old daughter. ISBN: 9780618485390. Our Book No: 28572. $17 AUD.

95. Day, Woman's (1997). Diana: Princess of Wales 1961 - 1997: Woman's Day: A Special Tribute. Sydney: Woman's Day. 24 pp. Ephemera, small quarto magazine format, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, many colour text-photos, corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. A photographic tribute to Princess Diana from the Australian women's magazine. Contains a montage of covers from the magazine featuring Princess Diana. Our Book No: 11930A. $10 AUD.

96. de Madariaga, Isabel (2001). Catherine the Great: A Short History (1st p/b ed). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, charts, maps. A leading scholar of Russian history presents the most balanced and up-to-date study available on Catherine and her remarkable 34-year reign. Arranged by themes - thus providing a panoramic view of Russian social, political, economic and cultural development - and Russia's rise as a great power. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0300054270. Our Book No: 12814. $10 AUD.

97. Deedes, W. F. (2003). At War with Waugh: The Real Story of Scoop [Evelyn Waugh]. London: Macmillan. 135 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, lightly creased rear cover jacket. Deedes and Evelyn Waugh were both journalists reporting the war in Abyssinia (Ethiopia) during 1935. Deedes was the model for Boot in Waugh's novel "Scoop". ISBN: 1405005734. Our Book No: 11772. $10 AUD.

98. 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 followed in the footsteps of the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev to create the memoir, 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. Through his journey, he now refers to Turgenev as a friend. ISBN: 0330364995. Our Book No: 28820. $15 AUD.

99. Deutschman, Alan (2000). The Second Coming of Steve Jobs (1st p/b ed). New York: Broadway Books. 335 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. How Steve Jobs returned to leadership of the Apple company and precipitated one of the biggest turnarounds in American business history. Written by acclaimed journalist to "Vanity Fair" and "GQ". ISBN: 0767904338. Our Book No: 15456. $10 AUD.

100. DeYoung, Terri (1998). Placing the Poet: Badr Shakir Al-Sayyab and Postcolonial Iraq (1st ed). New York: State University of New York Press. 333 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, bottom edge lightly rubbed. This is a detailed study of the most widely celebrated of 20th century Iraqi poets, placed in his literary context. ISBN: 0791437329. Our Book No: 20406. $15 AUD.

101. Dickens, Charles; Rowland, Peter (editor) (1997). My Early Times (Revised ed). London: Aurum Press. 210 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Peter Rowlands presents a masterly reconstruction of the early life of Charles Dickens, written in his own words, and based on numerous sources, including autobiographical fragments, speeches, letters, as well as autobiographical passages from his novel "David Copperfield" (note the reverse of his initials CD). ISBN: 1854105183. Our Book No: 17191. $15 AUD.

102. Dobbs, B. J. T. (1983). The Foundations of Newton's Alchemy [Cambridge Paperback Library]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 300 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, top edge little foxed, bottom edge rubbed, edgewear, owner's written name title page. The famous English scientist Isaac Newton left at his death a large collection of papers on alchemy, mostly in his own handwriting. The importance of this legacy has been debated ever since. The author exhaustively chronicles the mystic climate of Newton's age. She tracks the final 30 years of Newton's life spent in diligent but fruitless quest for the Lapis Philosophorum or Philosopher's Stone. ISBN: 0521273811. Our Book No: 15717. $25 AUD.

103. Dobson, Christopher; Payne, Ronald (1978). The Carlos Complex: A Study in Terror (Revised & extended ed). London: Coronet Books / Hodder & Stoughton. 304 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, covers little creased, minor edgewear, sticker (covers old price marks). The story of Carlos also known as "The Jackal". The authors have a deep interest in Middle Eastern terrorist movements, and this book is the result of their prolonged investigations over the years of this leading terrorist. ISBN: 0340226935. Our Book No: 23111. $10 AUD.

104. Domeyko, Paz (2005). A Life in Exile: Ignacy Domeyko 1802 - 1889 (1st ed). [Sydney, Bellevue Hill]: Paz Domeyko. 426 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny mark bottom edge near spine. This fascinating story of the life of the Chilean geologist, scientist and explorer, has been written by his great-granddaugher, Paz Domeyko, using Ignacy's diaries and letters. ISBN: 0646447289. Our Book No: 26233. $30 AUD.

105. Donovan, Arthur (1996). Antoine Lavoisier: Science, Administration and Revolution (Reissue ed) [Cambridge Science Biographies]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 350 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, few tiny creases & scratches covers, minor edgewear, prize presentation certificate front flyleaf. A comprehensive biography of the great 18th-century French chemist, biochemist and administrator, Antoine Lavoisier. This book illuminates the rise of modern science and the history of the French Revolution. ISBN: 052156672X. Our Book No: 21578. $22 AUD.

106. Dosa, David (2010). Making the Rounds with Oscar: The Inspiring Story of a Doctor, His Patients and a Very Special Cat (Reprint ed). London: Headline Review. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny scuff top spine, pages lightly toned, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is the true story of a very special cat named Oscar, and the author who is a doctor at Steer House Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on Rhode Island. Oscar sits with and comforts the patients, and can sense when they are ready to die, which enables staff to let the families know that the end is close. The author's story is warm and sometimes funny, and it is a true insight into a world rarely seen from the outside. ISBN: 9780755318124. Our Book No: 29027. $15 AUD.

107. Doyle, Evelyn (2002). Evelyn: A True Story. London: Orion. 182 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. The heartrending true story of a father's fight to reclaim his children from the Irish government and, in the process, free hundreds of other children who had been taken from their families. Told through the eyes of Evelyn, Desmond's nine-year-old daughter, this is the moving true story of one man's battle to change the law and reunite the family he loves. ISBN: 0752853686. Our Book No: 20893. $10 AUD.

108. Dru, Jean-Marie (2007). How Disruption Brought Order: The Story of a Winning Strategy in the World of Advertising (1st stated ed). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 236 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. A fascinating business memoir and a practical guide to harnessing the power of "disruption". The author offers a rare inside look at the cutting edge of modern advertising. He is CEO of TBWA, one of the most awarded and fastest-growing agency networks in the world. The three stages of disruption (convention, disruption, vision) help to reaffirm a brand name in the public imagination, and to differentiate your brand in an increasingly crowded marketplace. ISBN: 9780230600690. Our Book No: 25152. $15 AUD.

109. Du Boulay, Shirley (1984). Cicely Saunders: The Founder of the Modern Hospice Movement [Hodder Christian Paperbacks]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 270 pp. Paperback, good condition, spine creased, pages lightly toned, corner rear cover creased, edgewear, bookshop rubber stamp. The enthralling biography of the founder of the modern hospice movement (St Christopher's, London) - a story of personal dedication and faith, of love and loss, and of a revolution in the medical care of the dying. ISBN: 0340399384. Our Book No: 4005. $10 AUD.

110. Du Boulay, Shirley (1991). Teresa of Avila (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 258 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), faint foxing edges & reverse side jacket. First edition. A compelling biography of the remarkable Spanish Christian mystic. ISBN: 0340518642. Our Book No: 21225. $15 AUD.

111. Dunmore, John (2006). Where Fate Beckons: The Life of Jean-Francois de la Perouse (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 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. The author 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. $28 AUD.

112. Dwyer, T. Ryle (1990). Michael Collins: The Man who Won the War (Reprint ed). Dublin: Mercier Press. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor foxing edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A biography of the charismatic rebel who undermined British morale and inspired Irish people with real and imaginary exploits. He co-ordinated the sweeping Sinn Fein election victory of 1918, organised the IRA, set up the first modern intelligence network, masterminded a series of prison escapes and supervised the fundraising to finance the movement. ISBN: 0853429316. Our Book No: 26531. $10 AUD.

113. Eadie, Betty J. (1995). Embraced by the Light (What Happens When You Die?) (Reprint ed). London: Thorsons. 147 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. About her near-death experience (NDE). ISBN: 1855384396. Our Book No: 4813. $10 AUD.

114. Ecclestone, Eric (1941). Sir Walter Ralegh [Sir Walter Raleigh: Biography Series]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 122 pp. Paperback, very good condition, traditional blue cover, adverts, pages lightly toned as usual, minor foxing covers, edgewear, old price marks. Biography of the famous English explorer - a favourite of Elizabeth I. (Note: spelling changed from Ralegh to Raleigh in later printings.). Our Book No: 10716. $10 AUD.

115. Eliot, Marc (1993). Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince: A Biography (Revised, reprint ed). London: Andre Deutsch. 305 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal fading spine jacket, black & white photos. A biography of the famous creator of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Bambi, Dumbo, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Fantasia. His creative genius brought love and laughter to children everywhere. However he had a dark side. He was an informant for the FBI for 25 years, rooting out Communists, subversives and Jews. His anti-Semitism, phobias and obsessions can be traced to the prejudice of his violent fundamentalist father. ISBN: 0233988637. Our Book No: 3462. $18 AUD.

116. Ellmann, Richard (1988). Four Dubliners: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Samuel Becket (Reprint ed). London: Hamish Hamilton. 106 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This book shows the writers in crucial phases: Wilde at Oxford, Yeats in the 'second puberty' of his Steinach operation, Joyce enamoured of two women in Switzerland, Becket coming to terms with his Irish predecessors. These four men had in common the fact that they were all born in Dublin, and responded to their upbringing in Dublin as they reconstituted English literature. ISBN: 0241121094. Our Book No: 28445. $25 AUD.

117. Eunson, Robert (1956). The Pearl King: The Story of the Fabulous Mikimoto. London: Angus & Robertson. 206 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, endpapers toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, tiny tear bottom edge few pages, reverse side jacket lightly toned (edges little chipped, small tear top spine, base spine rubbed, few marks rear cover, flap clipped), top corner removed free flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the story of Mikimoto, who used to be a street peddler of noodles and sea foods, and went on to become one of Japan's richest and well loved men. He was born on the south coast of Japan, and became aware of the depletion of the once rich pearl fisheries of the shores of his village. He tried and failed for 12 years to produce pearls, then he discovered a way of producing a cultured pearl which was so like a natural pearl that the differences could only be detected by using a special X-ray. This story is not only about the beginning and growth of a bizarre commercial business, it is also the story of a simple man who discovered the secret and built up the business. He was still actively managing his business at age 94. Our Book No: 28938. $18 AUD.

118. Eustis, Nelson (1989). Aggie Grey of Samoa (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Hobby Investments. 215 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, map, black & white drawings & photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This is a biography of the legendary and glamorous first lady of the South Pacific. The story tells how she became famous for selling hamburgers at her waterfront club, and then by owning a large tourist complex. ISBN: 0959560904. Our Book No: 28208. $15 AUD.

119. Evans, Polly (2006). On a Hoof and a Prayer: Around Argentina at a Gallop (1st ed). London: Bantam Books. 317 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This is the story of the author's journey around Argentina by horse. ISBN: 9780553816792. Our Book No: 24765. $13 AUD.

120. Eysenck, Hans J. (1990). Rebel with a Cause: The Autobiography (1st ed). London: W. H. Allen. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, minor insect damage fore-edge. In this witty and absorbing book, the renowned English psychologist recounts in some detail his fascinating life. ISBN: 1852271620. Our Book No: 24870. $20 AUD.

121. Fagan, Brian (2001). Grahame Clark: An Intellectual Biography of an Archaeologist (1st ed). Boulder: Westview Press. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, remainder stripe. A biography of Sir Grahame Clark, a leading British archaeologist. Brian Fagan, himself a former student of Clark's at Cambridge University, assesses Clark's pioneering efforts in economic and environmental prehistory. ISBN: 0813336023. Our Book No: 20584. $15 AUD.

122. Fara, Patricia (2004). Sex, Botany and Empire: The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks. London: Icon Books UK. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. This book is an entertaining story of Joseph Banks and Carl Linnaeus, both botanists from Britain and Sweden respectively, and set against the imperial backgrounds of both countries. Both pioneered botanical exploration, and recognized how frequently sexuality was important. ISBN: 1840465735. Our Book No: 28987. $15 AUD.

123. Farrer, Frances (2002). Sir George Trevelyan and the New Spiritual Awakening (1st ed). Edinburgh: Floris Books. 203 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. The first biography of Sir George Trevelyan, a father of the 20th-century movement for spiritual regeneration in Britain. He espoused alternative ideas long before they were generally known. He was an enthusiastic supporter of organic farming and community living. He is known as head of a remarkable post-war experiment in adult education at Attingham College, Shropshire. In 1971, he set up the Welkin Trust to promote spiritual education. ISBN: 0863153771. Our Book No: 21769. $12 AUD.

124. Ferris, Paul (1998). Dr Freud: A Life (1st US ed). Washington, DC: Counterpoint / Cornelia & Michael Bessie. 464 pp. Hardback thick, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. Freud, his work and time, emerge in fine detail in this robust and sympathetic portrait. Presents the many aspects of this complex man: the charismatic personality, the persistent superstitions and neuroses, the vindictive temper and willful self-confidence, and finally, the quiet strength of a man enduring chronic pain and disfigurement from the cancer that eventually killed him. ISBN: 1887178724. Our Book No: 21921. $18 AUD.

125. Fest, Joachim C. (1970). The Face of the Third Reich: Portraits of the Nazi Leadership (English ed). New York: Ace Books. 605 pp. Paperback thick trade, good condition, coloured edges faded, pages lightly toned, white background covers lightly marked, texta mark front cover & spine, old price marks. The author focuses on one major figure per chapter to describe the lives of the Nazi leaders of the Third Reich. Our Book No: 24657. $10 AUD.

126. Finden, Susan (2010). Casper the Commuting Cat: The True Story of the Cat Who Rode the Bus and Stole Our Hearts (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 226 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. A warm touching true story about a very special black & white cat who traveled on the local buses in Britain. ISBN: 9780857200082. Our Book No: 26703. $13 AUD.

127. Flanagan, Sabina (1993). Hildegard of Bingen, 1098 - 1179: A Visionary Life (Reprint ed). London: Routledge. 230 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white plates, map, few small creases covers & flyleaf, minor edgewear, owner's written name. About Hildegard of Bingen, who was a German visionary, mystic, poet, musician, naturalist, healer and theologian. The author has written a fascinating study of her life and work, and places her writings in the context of medieval life and thought. ISBN: 0415057930. Our Book No: 26188. $10 AUD.

128. Florence, P. Sargant (editor); Anderson, J. R. L. (editor) (1977). C. K. Ogden: A Collective Memoir. London: Elek Books / Pemberton Publishing. 252 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, portrait & title label pasted on front cover, brief biography pasted on rear cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), marbled endpapers, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. A collection of biographical recollections of C. K. Ogden by his colleagues. Ogden was an outstanding intellectual with widespread interests, including philosophy, psychology, language, editing, art criticism and antiquarian bookseller. ISBN: 0301760616. Our Book No: 13189. $20 AUD.

129. Fogle, Bruce (2005). Travels with Macy: One Man and His Dog Take a Journey through North America in Search of Home (Reprint ed). London: Ebury Press. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This is a wonderful travel adventure written with great joy and humour, exploring a land of overwhelming grandeur and people of extraordinary spirit (United States). The British bestselling author and vet - and his beautiful golden retriever named Macy - retrace the footsteps of John Steinbeck in his 1962 book "Travels with Charley". A great story for all dog lovers and people who like adventure. ISBN: 0091899141. Our Book No: 23559. $15 AUD.

130. Foster, Anne-Marie (2015). The Belle of Belfast: A Love Story of Great Courage, Heroism and Bravery (1st ed). London: New Holland. 336 pp. Paperback octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. This novel is based on a true story (biographical fiction). The book is set in the Catholic district of Falls road in the time of the Great Depression, World War 4 and later 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland. This inspirational story is about a woman who faces the worst that life can dish out, and yet still has love and hope in her heart. The names of people, places and some events have been changed to protect the innocent. The historical events are true. ISBN: 9781742576190. Our Book No: 28976. $18 AUD.

131. Fraser Crossman, Eileen; Tewksbury, M. E. (editor) (2011). Mountain Rain: A Biography of James O. Fraser, Pioneer Missionary to China (Reprint ed). Littleton, CO: OMF Books. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, crease front cover, covers little scratched, light stain top edge, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear corners. This biography has personal letters, insightful anecdotes and riveting stories of missionary life in China. Written by his daughter, the book is the story that inspired the award-winning docudrama "Breakthrough: The Story of James O. Fraser and the Lisu People". Originally published in 1982. ISBN: 9781929122059. Our Book No: 27862. $15 AUD.

132. Fredman, Myer; Mackerras, Sir Charles (foreword) (2002). From "Idomeneo" to "Die Zauberflote": A Conductor's Commentary on the Operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1st ed). Brighton, Sussex: Sussex Academic Press. 205 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent rear cover). This is the first book by an experienced conductor to explore the orchestra's contribution to Mozart's greatest operatic works. The text has been inspired by the author's experience of conducting Mozart operas over many years, backed up by research. ISBN: 1903900107. Our Book No: 26168. $40 AUD.

133. 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.

134. Freud, Sigmund (1936). An Autobiographical Study (Reprint ed) [International Psycho-Analytical Library, no 26]. London: Hogarth Press. 137 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white portrait frontispiece, first & last few pages (including title page) toned & foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12811. $10 AUD.

135. Friedlander, Zelda (editor) (1970). Jan Smuts Remembered: A Centennial Tribute. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. 104 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edgewear jacket, autograph (author's written dedication title page). A collection of biographical essays on the great South African soldier and statesman: General J. C. Smuts. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12052. $10 AUD.

136. Friedman, Henry (2001). I'm No Hero: Journeys of a Holocaust Survivor [Samuel & Althea Stroum Book]. Seattle: University of Washington Press. 178 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. His story as a Holocaust survivor. When the Nazis overran their home town near the Polish-Ukrainian border, the Friedman family was saved by Ukrainian Christians who had worked at their farm. The family was liberated by the Russians after 18 months in hiding. Henry was 15. Like many other survivors, he has found it difficult to confront his past, but he has also felt the obligation to bear witness. Now retired, he devotes his much of his time to telling his story, a message of hope, to thousands of schoolchildren throughout the Pacific Northwest. ISBN: 0295981164. Our Book No: 22404. $10 AUD.

137. Frisby, Terence (2010). Kisses on a Postcard: A Tale of Wartime Childhood (Reprint ed). London: Bloomsbury. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny dent front cover, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This biography is a warm and moving story of wartime history. In June, 1940, the author was labelled, and given a suitcase and a gas mask, and sent to wait for the steam engine which would take him, then aged seven, and his brother Jack, aged eleven, with their fellow evacuees, across the country towards their new lives in Cornwall. ISBN: 9781408801062. Our Book No: 28964. $10 AUD.

138. Fry, Stephen (2010). The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 438 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), colour-striped endpapers, colour & black & white photos. Heavy. Stephen Fry is a multi-award-winning comedian and actor, and also an author, director and media presenter. Thirteen years ago, Moab Is My Washpot, his autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews. In those years since, he has moved into a completely new stratosphere, both as a public figure, and a private man. This dazzling memoir is a courageously frank, honest and poignant read. It details - both uproariously and surprisingly - some of the most turbulent and least well known years of his life. ISBN: 9780718154837. Our Book No: 13802. $20 AUD.

139. Funck-Bretano, Frantz (1928). Retif de la Bretonne: Portraits et Documents Inedits. Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur. 425 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered patterned boards), patterned leather spine (raised bands, gilt title), pages toned, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait). Title translation: "Tricksters (fraudsters) of Breton: Portraits and original documents". Our Book No: 16592. $30 AUD.

140. Gandhi, Rajmohan (1985). Eight Lives: A Study of the Hindu - Muslim Encounter. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 359 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, minor edgewear. A biography of eight Muslims who have influenced the development of India in the 20th century. The author (a journalist who is the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi) wishes to show that Hindus and Muslims can interact and live together successfully. ISBN: 0887061966. Our Book No: 12092. $20 AUD.

141. Gardner, Nuala (2007). A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog that Unlocked His World (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 342 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), frontispiece. The author is a community nurse and qualified midwife and mother of Dale and Amy, both being autistic. This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world, and how a beautiful golden retriever dog transformed their lives. ISBN: 9780340934012. Our Book No: 22639. $15 AUD.

142. Garfield, Simon (2003). The Last Journey of William Huskisson (1st p/b ed). London: Faber & Faber. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations, map, minor edgewear. Plots the 8-year struggle to build the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Relates the story of the accident that happened at the opening of the world's first passenger railway, which resulted in the death of statesman William Huskisson. ISBN: 0571216080. Our Book No: 22362. $10 AUD.

143. Garret, Albert; Braby, Dorothea (preface) (1980). British Wood Engraving of the 20th Century: A Personal View. London: Scolar Press. 223 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white illustrations, faint foxing top edge, cover corners lightly scuffed, spine little creased, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author shows the amazing diversity of achievement by British wood engravers since the turn of the century. The entries are arranged chronologically by the date of birth of each artist. Brief biographical notes are provided, together with select lists of books illustrated. ISBN: 0859676080. Our Book No: 25780. $35 AUD.

144. Garrett, Eileen J. (1955). The Sense and Nonsense of Prophecy (Reprint ed). New York: Creative Age Press. 279 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black endpapers, rear cover jacket stained (flap clipped, edgewear & edge tears), pages lightly toned, owner's rubber stamp. Originally published, 1950; this is the 1955 reprint. Part autobiography of the Irish-American psychic and medium who became a keen promoter of parapsychology. But mostly (from front cover): "a witty intelligent analysis of soothsayers and false prophets, who do a business in billions ... A gem of a book that definitely distinguishes fact from fancy." Our Book No: 15738. $15 AUD.

145. Garrett, Eileen J. (1969). Many Voices: The Autobiography of a Medium (1st U.K. ed). London: George Allen & Unwin. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing) (flaps loosely inserted), fair condition (internally very good condition), bottom edge few rear pages stained, page edges foxed (few small edge tears), minimal annotation, non-author written dedication. Autobiography of the American medium who later in life supported the scientific study of psychic phenomena (parapsychology). ISBN: 0049200216. Our Book No: 16847. $15 AUD.

146. Gask, Linda (2015). The Other Side of Silence: A Psychiatrist's Memoir of Depression. Chichester, West Sussex: Summersdale Publishers. 269 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top spine lightly bumped, tiny dent rear cover, minor edgewear. A British psychiatrist tells her story of depression with warmth and honesty, interwoven with insights into her patients' diverse experiences. In a new and original way, she explains how depression really feels. ISBN: 9781849537544. Our Book No: 29434. $15 AUD.

147. Gates, Robert M. (2014). Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. London: WH Allen / Ebury Publishing. 621 pp. Paperback very thick octavo, very good condition, colour photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. After serving six presidents in both the CIA and the National Security Council, Robert Gates believed that he had left Washington politics behind for good but when he received the call from the White House in 2006 to help a nation mired in two wars.. Forthright and unsparing, this behind-the-scenes account of his five years as a Secretary of Defense at war, including battles with Congress, the two presidents (Bush and Obama) he served, the military itself, and the vast Pentagon bureaucracy. His efforts to help George W. Bush turn the tide in Iraq, and his role as a guiding (often dissenting) voice for Barack Obama, and, most importantly, his ardent devotion to the American soldier. Offers unvarnished appraisals of American political leaders, and tells a powerful and deeply personal story, giving us an unprecedented look at two administrations and the wars that defined them. ISBN: 9780753555545. Our Book No: 16817. $30 AUD.

148. Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan (2005). Kinsey: A Biography (Revised ed). London: Pimlico / Random House. 513 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Biography of the American zoologist and pioneer researcher into human sexual behaviour. This biography forms the basis of a new film. The author has interviewed Kinsey's remaining family, his close colleagues, friends and lovers. With wit and subtlety the author reveals whole new aspects of this complex, heroic, obsessive and ultimately sympathetic man. ISBN: 1844138364. Our Book No: 21824. $15 AUD.

149. Gay, Peter (1998). My German Question: Growing Up in Nazi Berlin (1st ed). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 208 pp. Paperback tall trade, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips covers lightly creased, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Relates his youth as an assimilated Jew in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1939. He describes his family, the life they led, and the reasons why they did not emigrate sooner, and he explores his own ambivalent feelings - then and now - toward Germany and the Germans. ISBN: 0300080700. Our Book No: 25276. $10 AUD.

150. Geda, Fabio; Curtis, Howard (translator) (2011). In the Sea There are Crocodiles: The Story of Enaiatollah Akbari. Oxford: David Fickling Books. 211 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, map, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, pages faintly toned. One day, a 10-year-old boy named Enaiatollah wakes up to find his mother gone. He is on the border of Pakistan, and he is alone. In this amazing true story, the author describes Enaiatollah's five-year journey from Afghanistan to Italy. His ordeal takes him through Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and Greece, enduring unimaginable hardships and challenges. The book is based on a true story, but because Enaiatollah did not remember it all, the author and Enaiatollah reconstructed his journey to recreate a chronology for his fragmented memories. Thus a work of fiction, though based on Enaiatollah's experience. (Translated from the Italian.). ISBN: 9780857560087. Our Book No: 29052. $12 AUD.

151. Gekoski, Rick (2009). Outside of a Dog: A Bibliomemoir (Australian ed). Mt Kuring-Gai, NSW: Peribo Pty Ltd. 278 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket). A captivating account of 25 books from the fields of literature, psychology and philosophy, and a memoir of a reading self. A bookseller traces the formative role books have played in his life. He trains the same ironic and analytic eye on these books and their authors as he does on himself. A sustained, witty book dedicated to the proposition that we are what we read. Title is taken from a Groucho Marx quote: ""Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." ISBN: 9781863220248. Our Book No: 14872. $16 AUD.

152. Ghahramani, Zarah (2007). My Life as a Traitor (1st ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny tear bottom edge few pages, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. A beautifully written memoir of the author's life in Iran. Her descriptions of Persian culture, contemporary Iranian society, and radical Islamist politics are eye-opening, as is her account of the growing voice of dissent in Iran. This story is an unforgettable testimony to the strength of the human spirit. ISBN: 9781921215506. Our Book No: 24102. $13 AUD.

153. Glynn, Paul (2003). The Wayside Stream: Reconciliation. Sydney, Hunters Hill: Marist Fathers Books. 156 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos. By an Australian Marist Brother from the Marist Mission in Japan. This book 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. $10 AUD.

154. 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.

155. Goldsmith, Maurice (1976). Frederic Joliot-Curie (1st ed). London: Lawrence & Wishart. 260 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. Biography of the leading French physicist, Frederic Joliot-Curie. He lived and worked in full awareness of the social context and social responsibilities of science. ISBN: 0853153426. Our Book No: 20195. $15 AUD.

156. 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 plus condition. Chapter-long biographies of 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. $12 AUD.

157. Golway, Terry (1999). Irish Rebel: John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. 371 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small marks edges, minor edgewear. In 1871, John Devoy, a young Irishman fighting for Irish independence, came to the United states in exile. Although far from his home, this Fenian greatly influenced Irish affairs. A suspenseful and well researched biography. Intimate details of Devoy's life and work are interwoven into his valiant role in Ireland's struggle for freedom. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0312199031. Our Book No: 22118. $10 AUD.

158. Gordon, Hirsch Loeb (2009). The Maggid of Caro: The Mystic Life of the Eminent Codifier Joseph Caro as Revealed in his Secret Diary, Based on Unpublished Manuscripts. LaVergne, TN: Kessinger Publishing Reprints. 394 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, last page of index omitted (supplied as loose-leaf insert). The diaries of the Jewish mystic and jurist, Joseph Caro (1488 - 1575) - a Spanish exile and follower of Maimonides. Messages received for more than 52 years by his familiar spirit named Maggid. Plus commentaries by 14 professionals, mainly psychiatrists, and also including Albert Einstein. The editor, Gordon, is also a psychiatrist and student of history. (A single copy, ie, in-stock reprint, of a book initially published by Pardes Publishing, New York, 1949.). ISBN: 1432513931. Our Book No: 13563. $25 AUD.

159. Gordon, Lyndall (2008). Charlotte Bronte: A Passionate Life (Revised, updated ed). London: Virago Press. 467 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, edges lightly toned. A groundbreaking and unconventional portrait of Charlotte Bronte's life. This book reveals that the novelist was a fiery woman who shaped her own life and transformed it into literary art. ISBN: 9781844084722. Our Book No: 26181. $15 AUD.

160. Gore, Da'Vella; Keown, Wallace (drawings) (1998). This Blessed Life (1st ed). Wanaka, NZ: Da'Vella Gore / Distributed by D. Gibb. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, black & white drawings, tiny corner tip creased covers. Autobiography of a New Zealand artist and art teacher. Impulsive by nature, she went out for a pound of butter, and came back with a church. This is her story told with warmth and humour. Her life is drastically changed by a near fatal car crash. She picks up the threads of her busy creative life, and follows her dreams. ISBN: 047305602X. Our Book No: 20672. $15 AUD.

161. Gorenfeld, John (2008). Bad Moon Rising: How Reverend Moon Created the Washington Times, Seduced the Religious Right, and Built an American Kingdom (1st ed). Sausalito, CA: PoliPoint Press. 327 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket. A social history of the leader of the Moonies cult. The world of Reverend Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church and ultra-conservative owner of the Washington Times and United Press International. He was a favorite of American Christian conservatives. ISBN: 9780979482236. Our Book No: 23330. $18 AUD.

162. Grant, Bruce (editor); Hickman, Arthur & Muspratt, Eric (1977). Arthur and Eric: An Anglo-Australian Story from the Journal of Arthur Hickman. Melbourne: Heinemann. 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. The story of two young writers who met in London in 1926. Eric Muspratt became a celebrated writer, who later died in Australia in obscurity. Arthur Hickman worked for The Times, and created an extraordinary journal (over 3 million words) from which this story is taken. Arthur recorded in great detail his own life and the lives of many of his friends, of whom Eric Muspratt was one of the earliest and most dramatic. Arthur bequeathed the journal to Bruce Grant. ISBN: 0855610417. Our Book No: 21999. $20 AUD.

163. Grass, Gunter; Heim, Michael Henry (translator) (2008). Peeling the Onion (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 425 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, cover little creased, minor edgewear. By the winner of Nobel Prize for Literature, 1999. Translated from the German. The German author writes about his life from his modest upbringing in Danzig, his early years as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and his writing life. ISBN: 9780099507598. Our Book No: 26268. $15 AUD.

164. Grass, Gunter; Winston, Krishna (translator) (2010). The Box (1st English ed). London: Harvill Secker / Random House. 194 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photo rear jacket flap, minimal edgewear jacket. By winner of Nobel Prize for Literature, 1999. Translated from the German. This is a sequel to "Peeling the Onion". The German author writes in the voices of his eight children as they record the memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. This book is an inspired and daring work of fiction (faction). ISBN: 9781846553073. Our Book No: 26269. $14 AUD.

165. Gray, Jeffrey A. (1980). Ivan Pavlov [Modern Masters]. New York: Viking Press. 153 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black cloth spine, pages lightly toned, reverse jacket lightly toned (minor edgewear), few small marks endpapers, owner's written name. Biography of the Nobel-Prize-winning Russian physiologist who discovered the conditioned reflex during experiments with dogs. This concise account of his life and works follows the development of Pavlov's theories of brain function, behavior, and personality, based on the concept of conditioning. The author also discusses Pavlov's critics and followers, especially in the Soviet Union, and assesses his contribution to our understanding of behavior, brain and mind. ISBN: 0670404578. Our Book No: 28822. $18 AUD.

166. Greaves, John; Dickens, Monica (foreword) (1975). Dickens at Doughty Street (1st ed). London: Elm Tree Books. 197 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, map rear cover, spine faintly creased, owner's written name & date. The author is Honorary Secretary of the Dickens Fellowship. This account of the period that Charles Dickens and his wife Kate spent in 48 Doughty Street, a three-storied terraced house in Bloomsbury, has been written to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Dickens House - as it has since been named - to the public. ISBN: 0241891973. Our Book No: 22395. $10 AUD.

167. Green, V. H. H. (1987). John Wesley (Reprint ed). Lanham, MD: University Press of America. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges, minor wear spine, tiny bump top spine, covers lightly scratched. The author tells the story of John Wesley, the English clergyman and founder of the Methodist Church. ISBN: 0819164615. Our Book No: 24714. $14 AUD.

168. Greene, Graham (1971). A Sort of Life (1st stated ed). London: Bodley Head. 215 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge coloured light grey, minor edgewear jacket (crease bottom edge), faint foxing edges, faint toning edges & pages, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. This is the autobiography of Graham Greene, the famous English novelist, writer and literary critic. ISBN: 0370003276. Our Book No: 27145. $15 AUD.

169. Greer, Germaine (2007). Shakespeare's Wife (1st ed). London: Bloomsbury. 406 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. A leading feminist scholar combines literary-historical techniques with documentary evidence about life in Stratford, striving to re-embed the story of Shakespeare's marriage in its social context. ISBN: 9780747591702. Our Book No: 26796. $15 AUD.

170. Gregory, Anita (1985). The Strange Case of Rudi Schneider. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. 444 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, figures (includes text-photos), corner lightly bumped, rubber stamps. A critical scholarly re-evaluation of the Austrian spiritualist medium (1908 - 1957) and his alleged paranormal abilities, that is, physical mediumship. (From the library of retired Australian parapsychologist, Harvey J. Irwin.). ISBN: 081081711X. Our Book No: 4676. $20 AUD.

171. Griffin, William (2005). C. S. Lewis: The Authentic Voice (2nd ed). Oxford: Lion. 440 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, light crease spine, minor edgewear, small dent rear cover. Written by novelist, playwright and former religious books editor of Publishers Weekly. This book brings to life a vivid and multifaceted portrait of Lewis, who loved to walk and talk, and was happy to be in the company of friends. The author provides a narrative in which Lewis speaks for himself at every turn. ISBN: 0745952089. Our Book No: 23372. $15 AUD.

172. Griffiths, Max (2003). How to Say Goodbye (1st ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner creased front cover, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. He has been confronted by death, divorce, job loss, parting with children and similar crises. He relates how he and people he knows have managed to say goodbye and yet retain the legacy of gentle remembrance. He weaves his way between memoir and meditation on life's passages and vicissitudes. ISBN: 1877058122. Our Book No: 23711. $15 AUD.

173. Grinker, Roy Richard (2009). Isabel's World: Autism and the Making of a Modern Epidemic (Reissue ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 401 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, spine & top corner front cover little creased, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is filled with moving stories, and informative science and the author's own experience with his daughter Isabel who was diagnosed with autism in 1994. ISBN: 9781848310483. Our Book No: 26012. $15 AUD.

174. Gross, Rita M. (2000). Soaring and Settling: Buddhist Perspectives on Contemporary Social and Religious Issues. New York: Continuum. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The American author combines her autobiographical reflections as a Buddhist practitioner and scholar, with her theological contemplations on social activism, environmentalism and feminism. Includes immanence and transcendence in women's religious experience and expression, the use of goddess images in Buddhism, and several fascinating practices from Gross's own Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. ISBN: 0826411134. Our Book No: 20256. $13 AUD.

175. Gruber, Elmar, R.; Kersten, Holger (1995). The Original Jesus: The Buddhist Sources of Christianity (1st ed). Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element Books. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, slight crease spine, top edge lightly foxed. Examines the early history of Jesus and asserts a connection to Buddhism. ISBN: 1852306289. Our Book No: 24363. $18 AUD.

176. Guevara, Ernesto Che; Casaus, Victor (editor) (2004). Self Portrait Che Guevara. Melbourne & New York: Ocean Press. 311 pp. Paperback square quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page black & white & sepia (brown-coloured) photos. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Photographic essay of the Latin American revolutionary, edited from his own photographs and words, taken from his family archives in Havana, Cuba. ISBN: 1876175826. Our Book No: 14288. $20 AUD.

177. Gungwu, Wang (editor) (1975). Self and Biography: Essays on the Individual and Society in Asia. Sydney: Sydney University Press / Australian Academy of the Humanities. 217 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white plates, small crease bottom corner jacket flap (few tiny edge tears), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The literary and historical essays by nine distinguished scholars are concerned with how biographical writing in its broadest sense reveals ideas about the place of the individual in society in southeast Asia. The essays were first presented as lectures at a symposium on Asian Studies at the University of Melbourne in 1974. ISBN: 042400013X. Our Book No: 21157. $15 AUD.

178. Haddon, Celia (2012). Tilly: The Ugliest Cat in the Shelter: How I Rescued Her and She Rescued Me. London: Hamlyn. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour photos inside covers, spine ends little rubbed, light foxing edges, minor edgewear. This is the story of a small very unhappy kitten that the author adopted from the Oxfordshire shelter. Tilly was scared and almost feral when she was taken home. Due to the authors help she became a very special cat who would bring her owner mice when Celia did not feel well enough to cook after her Cancer operation. This is a warm uplifting story that shows how cats can help you through hard times. ISBN: 9780600624660. Our Book No: 28937. $12 AUD.

179. Halliday, F. E. (1963). The Life of Shakespeare. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 298 pp. Paperback, good condition, light toning pages, minor edgewear. A biography of Shakespeare and his Elizabethan world. Our Book No: 23323. $10 AUD.

180. Hanff, Helene (1986). Q's Legacy. London: Futura Publications. 138 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, bookshop sticker rear cover. By the author of "84 Charing Cross Road". Records how Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch's (Q) book, The Art of Writing, influenced her youth, her love of literature and writing, and above all, of England. ISBN: 0708830021. Our Book No: 8309. $10 AUD.

181. Harding, Luke (2016). The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man. London: Faber & Faber / Guardian Books. 378 pp. paperback trade, very good condition, front cover creased, minor edgewear. Edward Snowden, a young computer genius working for America's secretive National Security Agency (NSA), blew the whistle on the way this frighteningly powerful organisation uses new technology to spy on the entire planet. The consequences have shaken the leaders of nations worldwide. ISBN: 9781783351046. Our Book No: 17204. $10 AUD.

182. Hardwick, Mollie; Hardwick, Michael (1970). As They Saw Him: Charles Dickens (1st ed). London: George G. Harrap. 192 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side, few small edge tears, flap corners clipped), light foxing edges. This fascinating anthology reveals Charles Dickens the man as remembered by friends and family. Our Book No: 24628. $10 AUD.

183. Hart, Kevin (1999). Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 244 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, review copy (large sticker front free flyleaf). Traces the vast literary legacy and reputation of Samuel Johnson, English man of letters and writer of the first complete English dictionary. Through detailed analyses of the biographers, critics and epigones who carefully crafted and preserved Johnson's life for posterity, Hart explores the emergence of what came to be called "The Age of Johnson". He shows how late 17th and early 18th-century Britain experienced the emergence and consolidation of a rich and diverse culture of property. James Boswell turned his friend into a monument, a piece of public property. Through subtle analyses of copyright, forgery and heritage in 18th-century life, this study traces the emergence of competing forms of cultural property: a Hanoverian politics of property engages a Jacobite politics of land. ISBN: 0521651824. Our Book No: 17105. $30 AUD.

184. Hasselbach, Ingo; Reiss, Tom (with) (1996). Fuhrer-Ex: Memoirs of a Former Neo-Nazi. London: Chatto & Windus. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned. Ingo Hasselbach, the "Fuhrer of the East," grew up in East Germany under the Communists and spent much of his youth in jail. His cell mate persuaded him that a world Jewish conspiracy was bringing ruin and devastation to Germany. On his release he founded the country's first neo-Nazi political party. For the next 5 years he led a violent extremist group. In 1993 he publicly renounced the neo-Nazis, and dedicated his life to dissuading German youth from following its dark path. ISBN: 0701165367. Our Book No: 14127. $15 AUD.

185. Hayes-McCoy, Felicity (2012). The House on an Irish Hillside: A True Story of Rediscovering What Really Matters (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. This very special story is about the author and her husband leaving the busy life of London to return to Ireland to make a new life in a remarkable house on the Dingle Peninsula. They find lost values and rediscover the things that really matter. ISBN: 9781444730302. Our Book No: 28266. $12 AUD.

186. Hayter, Adrian (1968). The Year of the Quiet Sun: One Year at Scott Base, Antarctica: A Personal Impression. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, endpaper maps, minimal foxing first two pages, coloured top edge lightly faded, edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. His personal account of the year he spent at Scott Base, Antarctica. The base is New Zealand's contribution to Antarctic exploration. ISBN: 0340044802. Our Book No: 25286. $15 AUD.

187. Helfer, Ralph (2005). Zamba: The True Story of the Greatest Lion that Ever lived (1st International ed). New York: HarperCollins. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the story of animal behaviorist Ralph Helfer, who uses "affection training" on animals he wants to train. He developed a special bond with a young lion cub found near death on the Zambezi river in Zambia, and taken back to the United States where the cub lived with the author and his family for 18 years. ISBN: 006083627X. Our Book No: 27370. $15 AUD.

188. Heshusius, Lous; Fishman, Scott M. (clinical commentary) & Morris, David B. (foreword) (2009). Inside Chronic Pain: An Intimate and Critical Account (1st ed) [Culture and Politics of Health Care Work]. New York: Cornell University Press. 167 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). This book is based in part on the pain journal the author keeps. The author survived a near-fatal car accident, and has suffered from chronic pain for more than a decade. This memoir deals with pain's dramatic and destructive effects on one's sense of self and identity. ISBN: 9780801447969. Our Book No: 27919. $20 AUD.

189. Hess, Elizabeth (2008). Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp who Would Be Human (1st ed). New York: Bantam Dell. 369 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear jacket, faint old price marks, crease few pages (possible printing error). A strange and moving biography about a chimpanzee named Nim, raised from infancy by a human family. Drawing on interviews with the people who lived with Nim, diapered him, dressed him, taught him, and loved him, the author tells an unforgettable tale of an extraordinary and charismatic creature. ISBN: 9780553803839. Our Book No: 27125. $15 AUD.

190. Heyhoe, Dave; Lewis, Damien (with) (2012). It's All about Treo: Life and War with the World's Bravest Dog (1st ed). London: Quercus. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, spine lightly creased, top corner rear cover creased, light creases front cover, minor edgewear. This is the true story of an unbreakable bond between Treo, the world's most highly decorated living dog, and the author who is his handler, while doing the most dangerous job on earth - sniffing out bombs in Afghanistan. This story is told with much warmth and care. ISBN: 9781780873978. Our Book No: 27968. $15 AUD.

191. Heymann, Eva (2006). The Deeper Centre (1st ed). London: Darton Longman & Todd (DLT). 149 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, barcode sticker. The author traveled from Nazi Germany as a Jewish refugee to become a Roman Catholic sister in England. In this inspiring book she describes her eventful life. ISBN: 9780232526288. Our Book No: 23710. $10 AUD.

192. Hibbert, Christopher (1963). Benito Mussolini: A Biography. London: Reprint Society. 415 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white photos, edges faintly foxed. A full-length biography of the Italian fascist leader during WW2. Christopher Hibbert has sourced a great mass of material which has come to light since Mussolini's death to write this biography. Our Book No: 21152. $10 AUD.

193. Higashida, Naoki; Mitchell, David (translator);Yoshida, K. A. (translator), & Kai & Sunny, illustrators (2013). The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism (Reprint ed). London: Sceptre. 180 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition,(in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white drawings (including frontispiece), minor edgewear jacket. This book, written by a Japanese boy Naoki Higashida at age 13, gives an insight into what it is like to have autism. Naoki is severely autistic, and has learnt to communicate using a 'cardboard keyboard'. He explains the puzzling behaviour of people with autism, invites us to share his perception of time, life, beauty and nature, and offers an unforgettable short story. Naoki shares a rare opportunity to look at the world from a fresh and fascinating perspective. ISBN: 9781444776751. Our Book No: 29485. $20 AUD.

194. Hill, Graham L. (2006). Surgeon Scientist: Adventures in Surgical Research. Auckland, NZ: Random House New Zealand. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, black & white diagrams & figures, tiny scuff top spine, bottom corner rear cover & few pages minimally worn, minor edgewear. This is the inspiring story of the working life of Professor Graham Hill, a surgeon who has worked in hospitals and teaching institutions in New Zealand, Indonesia, Britain and the United States. An intriguing scientific detective story is given, as Professor Hill and his teams put together clues, about how bodies heal. Anyone interested in new advances in medicine will enjoy this book. ISBN: 1868417925. Our Book No: 28912. $25 AUD.

195. Hirshfeld, Alan (2006). The Electric Life of Michael Faraday. New York: Walker & Company. 258 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), small mark front free flyleaf. British scientist Michael Faraday laid the groundwork of our technological society, most importantly by inventing the electric generator and electric motor, and providing inspiration to Albert Einstein. An intimate biography of an intuitive experimentalist, despite being deeply religious, who rose from a humble background to the scientific elite. ISBN: 0802714706. Our Book No: 17183. $20 AUD.

196. Hirsi Ali, Ayaan (2010). Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations (Reprint ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers lightly creased, top corner one page bent, minor edgewear, cover corners slightly bent. By the author of "Infidel". The author writes about the many turns her life took after breaking with her Somali family, and how hard it was to assimilate into Western society. A portrait of a family torn apart by the differences between Islam and Western values. Both also mainly a touching, uplifting and often humorous account the United States, after her move there from the Netherlands. ISBN: 9780732289775. Our Book No: 29345. $18 AUD.

197. Hodges, Andrew; Hofstadter, Douglas (foreword) (2014). Alan Turing, the Enigma: The Book that Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game" (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 736 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner rear cover little creased, minimal edgewear. This impressive biography of the founder of computer science, reissued with a substantial new preface by the author, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life. This is a story about mathematics, computers, cryptography, espionage and homosexual persecution. The author explores the inner and outer drama of the British scientist's little-known life. (Now a major new film starring Benedict Cumberbatch.). ISBN: 9781784700089. Our Book No: 17131. $18 AUD.

198. Hoffman, Edward (1989). The Right to be Human: A Biography of Abraham Maslow (1st UK ed). Wellingborough: Crucible / Aquarian / Thorsons. 382 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos spread, pages lightly toned as common, edges faintly foxed, bookshop sticker. Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970), one of the founders of humanistic psychology, stands as a great visionary of modern psychology and related social thought. The depth and variety of the American psychologist's vision is revealed in its fullness in this singular portrait that includes material from published and unpublished works, diaries, friends and associates. He advanced an original concept of human nature - the hierarchy of needs - leading to "self-actualization" and "peak experiences", based on his study of healthy, exceptional, high-achieving individuals. An intuitive interdisciplinary thinker, he applied his theories to business, management, theology, politics, criminology and education. ISBN: 1852740493. Our Book No: 12321. $25 AUD.

199. Hoffman, Paul (2004). Wings of Madness: Albert Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 369 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, pages faintly toned, light crease spine, minor edgewear corners, remainder mark. The story of the Brazilian 'father of aviation'. An engineer and dandy, Santos-Dumont was the darling of the international press in the first decade of the 20th century. The author tells the tale of Santos-Dumont and modern flight with wit and sympathy. ISBN: 1841153699. Our Book No: 27289. $10 AUD.

200. Hoffmann, Banesh; Dukas, Helen (with) (1975). Einstein. Herts: Paladin. 272 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photos & drawings, top corner front cover creased, few light creases covers, spine creased, top edge foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Captures the essence of Einstein's mind and his science, and shows the growth of ideas that led Einstein to his most important theories. Helen Dukas, Einstein's secretary for over thirty years, has provided valuable personal insights, and many documents and photographs are reproduced here for the first time. ISBN: 058608195X. Our Book No: 24755. $10 AUD.

201. Holland, Merlin; Mortimer, Sir John (foreword) (2003). Irish Peacock & Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde (1st ed). London: Fourth Estate. 340 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, faint toning pages. Written by Oscar Wilde's grandson. This book describes the original courtroom trial that led to the tragedy of his grandfather. ISBN: 0007154186. Our Book No: 25713. $20 AUD.

202. Holloway, Monica (2009). Cowboy & Wills (1st p/b ed). London: Pocket Books. 279 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear, faint impression marks front cover. This extraordinary true story of an autistic boy and the golden retriever dog who changed his life. ISBN: 9781847399557. Our Book No: 25937. $10 AUD.

203. Holmes, Richard (1998). Coleridge: Darker Reflections (1st ed) [Samuel Taylor Coleridge]. London: HarperCollins. 622 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear jacket, ribbon bookmark. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the second volume by the author. The first, "Early Visions", won the 1989 Whitbread Book of the Year Prize. This volume covers the last 30 years of his career (1804 - 1834), during which time he travelled restlessly through the Mediterranean, returned to his old haunts in the Lake District and the West Country, and finally settled in Highgate. It was a period of domestic and professional turmoil. And after a desperate time of transition (dismissed as an opium-addict, plagiarist and mystic charlatan), Coleridge re-emerged on the literary scene as a new kind of philosophical and meditative author, a great and daring poet and lecturer of genius. ISBN: 0002555778. Our Book No: 27749. $20 AUD.

204. Hope, Eva (1908). Stanley and Africa, by the Author of "The Life of General Gordon" (Reprint ed). London: Walter Scott Publishing. 433 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth boards, good condition, frontispiece portrait, black & white drawings, gilt title & embossed pattern spine & front cover, page edges & endpapers foxed, inner hinge lightly split, corners lightly bumped, bookplate (undated prize award), owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1908, noted as 58,000 printed.) Eva Hope (pseudonym of Marianne Farningham) wrote "The Life of General Gordon", but she is not named on the title page (only on the spine). More of Stanley's exploration and adventures in central Africa, starting in 1871, with quotes from his writings. Stanley is best known for his rescue of Livingstone in 1871. Starts with a short review of his search for Dr Livingstone, followed by the 1874 expedition to trace the course of the Congo, and concluding with the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886-9. Publishers catalogue at rear (16p). Prize award to David Scott at Beath Higher Grade School, Cowdenbeath. Our Book No: 23039. $20 AUD.

205. Hotaling, Ed (2005). Wink: The Incredible Life and Epic Journey of Jimmy Winkfield (1st ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 336 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top corner covers bumped, minor edgewear jacket (top corners creased). This book tells the story of Jimmy's rise from humble beginnings as a shoeshine boy in Lexington, Kentucky, to the top of turn-of-the-century American racing. ISBN: 0071418628. Our Book No: 25000. $20 AUD.

206. Hough, Richard (1994). Captain James Cook: A Biography (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 492 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, maps, few tiny dents front cover jacket & board cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This very readable biography takes a new look at one of the world's greatest mariners, James Cook. The most comprehensive study since Beaglehole's posthumous work of 1974. ISBN: 0340585986. Our Book No: 27984. $25 AUD.

207. Howse, Geoffrey; Langley Welch, Paul T. (photographer) (2002). The Wentworths of Wentworth: The Fitzwilliam (Wentworth) Estates & the Wentworth Monuments. Wentworth, Rotherham: Trustees of the Fitzwilliam Wentworth Amenity Trust. 172 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips front covers little creased, minor edgewear, dated written annotation inside front cover. About the great English historic estate that surrounds Wentworth Woodhouse. Gives a comprehensive account of the growth and development of the estate to the beginning of the 21st century, and includes background information about its owners. There are short biographies of two of its most famous owners, Thomas Wentworth, the great Earl of Strafford (1593 - 1641), and Charles, Second Marquess of Rockingham (1730 - 1782), who was twice Prime Minister. Contains a wealth of information from many sources, and included many previously unpublished photos. ISBN: 0954306694. Our Book No: 28511. $20 AUD.

208. Huffington, Arianna (2014). Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life (1st U.K., reprint ed). London: W. H. Allen / Ebury / Random House. 342 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post - and one of the most influential women in the world - has written a passionate call to arms, looking to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. She likens our drive for money and power to two legs of a three-legged stool. It may hold us up temporarily, but sooner or later we're going to topple over. We need a third leg - a third metric for defining success - in order to live a healthy life. In this deeply personal book, she talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time and prioritising the demands of a career and two daughters. Draws on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology, sports, sleep and physiology, she shows the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging and giving. ISBN: 9780753555415. Our Book No: 15905. $16 AUD.

209. Hughes, Kathryn (2006). The Short Life & Long Times of Mrs Beeton. London: HarperPerennial. 525 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, spine little creased, minor edgewear, written & dated dedication. In this warm, artful and expert biography of her short life (she died at age 28), the author uncovers startling new material that shows cooking expert Isabella Beeton struggled with bankruptcy, sexual scandal and a bitter family feud. ISBN: 1841153745. Our Book No: 24419. $15 AUD.

210. Huppert, Nora (2012). Home Without a Homeland (Retitled ed). Sydney: Sydney Jewish Museum. 425 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, autograph (author's written dedication title page). The remarkable life journey of a Jewish-Czech girl, who escaped the Nazis, via Britain, and eventually settled in Australia. Revised and expanded from a book originally published in 2002. Nora flew out of Prague on the first Kindertransport, on the eve of World War II. This rescue mission, organised by Nicholas Winton, saved the lives of hundreds of children. Nora tells her own fascinating story and those of other survivors of those terrible times. Her father, an anti-Fascist journalist from a cultured German Jewish family, foresaw the rise of the Nazis and escaped to the safe haven of England, where both he and Huppert spent the War. Loss, rescue, the web of connections and the idea of home for someone who has experienced five migrations, are the book's compelling themes. Home for her is a quality of being, about blending in and making a contribution wherever she finds herself living. Read this book to relive the experience of one child refugee and to gain an insider's view of Europe before the War and Britain and Australia afterwards. (Retitled edition, or perhaps revised. Newspaper obituary loosely inserted.). ISBN: 9780987193544. Our Book No: 15568. $30 AUD.

211. IasenzaNiro, Fr. Marcellino (editor); MacKinlay, Patricia Ann (translator) (2006). The Padre: Saint Pio of Pietrelcina: His Mission to Save Souls: Testimonies: First Part. San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy: Our Lady of Grace Capuchin Friary. 204 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The author documents some important aspects of the personality and message of Padre Pio, the Italian Catholic (Capuchin) priest and saint (1887 - 1968), who was noted particularly for his stigmata. ISBN: 8849900910. Our Book No: 25393. $15 AUD.

212. 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.

213. Isaacson, Rupert (2009). The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son (1st stated ed). New York: Little, Brown & Company. 357 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, pages faintly toned, small dent fore-edge rear cover, spine ends lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped), non-author written dedication. This is the story of Rowan, an American boy who has autism, and his parents who through their love of horses and determination to help their son, travel to Outer Mongolia, to meet the traditional healers there. They discovered that Rowan had connected with a neighbour's horse named Betsy, and soon began to speak and improve remarkably. ISBN: 9780316008235. Our Book No: 27926. $14 AUD.

214. Jaffe, Aniela (1971). From the Life and Work of C. G. Jung (1st ed). New York: Harper & Row. 137 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny tear front cover near spine, pages lightly toned. These four essays give a personal and knowledgeable presentation of Jung and some of the key features of his work. The author was Jung's private secretary for many years and had access to all his papers. ISBN: 0060901691. Our Book No: 24473. $15 AUD.

215. James, Dermot (1998). John Hamilton of Donegal 1800 - 1884: The Recklessly Generous Landlord. Dublin: Woodfield Press. 257 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, glossy paper. Only a minority of Irish landlords were benevolent, but few treated their tenants with such consideration as did John Hamilton of Donegal, who almost bankrupted himself in the process. He kept a journal - upon which this book is based - recording events around him as they were happening, providing a unique contemporary account of what it was like to live before, during and after the Famine Years in 19th century Ireland. ISBN: 0952845342. Our Book No: 16565. $30 AUD.

216. James, P. D. (1999). Time To Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography (1st ed). London: Faber & Faber. 281 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (top rear flap creased). A fragment of autobiography by the famous British crime fiction novelist. In this part diary, part memoir, the author considers the 12 months of her life between her 77th and 78th birthdays, a 'time to be earnest'. In writing it, she simultaneously remembers her long and remarkable career, from 1920s Cambridge schoolgirl, to Governor of the BBC, to best-selling author. Her autobiography will appeal to readers of her many novels, and those who have themselves lived through the turbulent years of the 20th century. ISBN: 057120094X. Our Book No: 28328. $20 AUD.

217. James, William; Simon, Linda (editor) (1996). William James Remembered. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 275 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. Brings together the reminiscences of William James, the American psychologist & philosopher, by family members, friends, and colleagues. ISBN: 0803292627. Our Book No: 23449. $10 AUD.

218. Jamieson, Patrick E. (2006). Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Bipolar Disorder (Reprint ed) [AMHI: Adolescent Mental Health Initiative series]. New York: Oxford University Press. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos (paintings). He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 15, but found there was not a single book on the illness available for young people - so he wrote his own. Now an adult, he tells his story with humour and insight, discussing his own challenges and triumphs. An optimistic and practical guide designed for young people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and for anyone who seeks understanding. ISBN: 0195309057. Our Book No: 22980. $10 AUD.

219. Jay, Martin (1984). Adorno (Reprint ed). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint foxing edges, front cover lightly scratched, minor edgewear. A biography of Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), a leading figure in the Frankfurt School of critical sociologists and philosophers, and one of this century's most demanding intellectuals. Examines the major aspects of Adorno's thought, and presents Adorno's theories in understandable terms but remaining true to their unresolved tensions. He is best known for research into the authoritarian personality. ISBN: 0674005155. Our Book No: 25533. $13 AUD.

220. Jay, Mike; Sacks, Oliver (foreword) (2012). The Influencing Machine: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom (Revised ed). London: Strange Attractor Press. 283 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, few black & white illustrations, tiny bump base spine, minor edgewear. This book looks at the case of James Tilly Matthews, a brilliant architect who, in 1797 was confined to Bedlam as an incurable lunatic. He was the first person to insist that his mind was being controlled by a machine: the Air Loom, a frightening secret weapon whose rays and mysterious gases were brainwashing politicians and putting Europe into revolution, terror and war. ISBN: 9781907222139. Our Book No: 28560. $20 AUD.

221. Jerome, Fred (2002). The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist (1st stated ed). New York: St Martin's Press. 358 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, front flap creased jacket (minor edgewear), remainder mark. Using material newly obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the author weaves information from Einstein's almost 2000-page FBI file with the history of the period to create a spy-story-like narrative that also looks at Einstein's political dimension. ISBN: 0312288565. Our Book No: 27236. $17 AUD.

222. John, Elton (2012). Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 243 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is a personal account of his life during the AIDS epidemic, including stories of his close friendships with Ryan White, Freddie Mercury, Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor, and others, and the story of the Elton John Foundation. Elton conveys the personal toll AIDS has taken on his life - and his determination to stop its spread. ISBN: 9781444757019. Our Book No: 27442. $18 AUD.

223. Jolly, W. P. (1974). Sir Oliver Lodge: Psychical Researcher and Scientist (1st ed). London: Constable. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos including frontispiece, few tiny marks edges, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), old price marks. First edition. The fascinating biography of British physicist, Sir Oliver Lodge, who had a prominent interest in psychical research, particularly investigating spiritualists. ISBN: 0094599904. Our Book No: 24610. $15 AUD.

224. Jones, Kelvin I. (1989). Conan Doyle and the Spirits: The Spiritualist Career of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Wellingborough: Aquarian Press. 256 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, frontispiece, edges & pages lightly toned, spine edges lightly rubbed, top corner front cover creased. This biography represents a wide cross section of Conan Doyle's Spiritualistic writings. It ranges from case histories of mediums to transcripts of spirit messages received by the Doyle family. ISBN: 0850308372. Our Book No: 27028. $15 AUD.

225. Jones, William (1914). Reminiscences of the Franco-German War of 1870. London: Peace Society / Headley Brothers. 96 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good condition, red cloth cover (spine little faded), black & white photo frontispiece, edges & title page foxed, free flyleaves little toned (minor label remains front flyleaf), minor edgewear spine ends cloth cover (minor bumping), minor pencil annotation. By the Hon. Commissioner of the War Victim's Fund of the Society of Friends (Quakers), which conducted relief work in France during 1870-71. Tellingly describes some of the barbarities and huge loss of life in this senseless war between France and Prussia. Our Book No: 14705. $60 AUD.

226. Joy, Thomas (1971). Mostly Joy: A Bookman's Story (1st ed). London: Michael Joseph. 205 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece cartoon, light foxing edges, boards slightly marked, faint foxing few pages, owner's written name. Autobiography of the noted British librarian and booksellers (Hatchards). About a lifetime spent with books and book lovers. ISBN: 0718108833. Our Book No: 24437. $15 AUD.

227. Jung, C. G. (1993). Memories, Dreams, Reflections. London: Flamingo Fontana. 448 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal creasing spine. His partial autobiography. "I can understand myself only in the light of inner happenings. It is these that make up the singularity of my life, and with these my autobiography deals". In 1957- four years before his death - Jung began writing his life story. What began as an exercise in autobiography soon morphed into a more profound undertaking. An absorbing piece of self-analysis: a frank statement of faith, philosophy and principles from one of the great explorers of the human mind. Covering everything from Sigmund Freud, analytical psychology and Jungian dream interpretation, to a forthright discussion of Christianity and the existence of God, these final reflections on an extraordinary life are a fitting coda to the work of Carl Gustav Jung. ISBN: 0006540279. Our Book No: 3943. $18 AUD.

228. Karpin, Michael; Friedman, Ina (1999). Murder in the Name of God: The Plot to Kill Yitzhak Rabin. London: Granta Books. 292 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. The story of the murder in 1995 of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a Jewish right-wing fundamentalist, Yigal Amir - an act that abruptly changed the course of Israeli politics. ISBN: 1862072418. Our Book No: 24541. $15 AUD.

229. Kearns, William H.; Britton, Beverley (1955). The Silent Continent: The Discovery and Exploration of Antarctica - Told In Terms of the Adventures and Heroism of the Great Explorers (1st ed). London: Victor Gollancz. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, pages lightly toned, corners bumped, minor edgewear jacket (lightly marked, small edge tears, small loss spine ends, worn corners), light foxing endpapers, bookshop label front pastedown. This book contains for the first time, thrillingly told, the complete stories of more than 30 Antarctic explorers from 13 countries, each a true adventure story of the courage, heroism and fortitude of exceptional men. Our Book No: 25297. $15 AUD.

230. Kelly, Clara Olink (2002). The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's War-Time Courage (Reprint ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This book is the story of her memories of a Dutch-American mother's courage during internment in a Japanese POW camp. When the Japanese invaded the beautiful Indonesian island of Java during WW2, Clara was only four years old. Her family were separated - her father was sent to work on the Burma railway, and Clara, her mother and two brothers, one a six-week-old baby, were sent to a 'women's camp'. Just as the painting of a Flamboya tree survives every last minute flight and surprise search by the Japanese, Clara carries her mother's spirit of love, humour, and courage through all of her experiences and into the reader's heart. ISBN: 1740511476. Our Book No: 27616. $15 AUD.

231. Kennedy, Gavin (1978). The Death of Captain Cook. London: Gerald Duckworth. 103 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped), cover corners lightly bumped, bookplates, edges & pages lightly toned. About the last two fatal days -13th and 14th February 1779 - of Captain Cook's life. The author has analysed afresh all the contemporary eyewitness accounts and has studied the terrain in Hawaii himself. He presents the story in a new light, examining step-by-step the incidents that followed Cook's decision, made in a fit of temper, to use force against the islanders and seize the Hawaiian king as hostage. ISBN: 0715609564. Our Book No: 27024. $15 AUD.

232. Kenney, Cyril Ernest (C. E.) (1944). The Quadrant and the Quill: A Book Written in Honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy, "a Tried and Trusty Sea-Man" and Author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669. London: Metchim and Son. 166 pp. Hardback folio, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white photos (some full-page, including frontispiece), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), edgewear (corners bumped), base spine chipped, minor foxing endpapers & edges, autograph (author's written dedication). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A biographical tribute of the life and work of the 17th-century British seaman and author Samuel Sturmy, who wrote this brilliant work on contemporary mariner's skills. Profusely illustrated with facsimiles of title pages, portraits and instruments. The text consists of five "books": The Seventeenth Century Background; Notes on the Life of Captain Samuel Sturmy; General Description of his Book, "The Mariner's Magazine - 1669"; The Library of Captain Sturmy; and Conclusion. The five books are separated by title pages illustrated with woodcuts by Hellmuth Weissenborn. Sturmy died in 1669 in the year after he published this - his only - book, which - based on his contributions to "The Mariner's Magazine" - were of upmost importance to the accuracy of maritime navigation. Our Book No: 15857. $40 AUD.

233. Kerouac, Jack; Ginsberg, Allen (1993). Visions of Cody [with] The Visions of the Great Rememberer (Reprint ed). New York: Penguin Books. 430 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. An experimental novel, written in 1951 - 1952, which remained unpublished for years. Kerouac's fascinating examination of his own New York life as part of the Beat generation in the late 1940s (captured in a different form in his famous "On the Road"). A series of colourful stream-of-consciousness essays and transcribed taped conversations. Reveals an intimate portrait of people caught up in destructive relationships with drugs, and one another. Always fixated by Neal Cassady - the Cody of the title, renamed for the book along with Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs - Kerouac also explores the feelings he had for a man who would inspire much of his work. This edition also contains an interpretative essay by Allen Ginsberg. ISBN: 0140179070. Our Book No: 3999. $14 AUD.

234. Kerst, Friedrich (1964). Beethoven: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in His Own Words. New York: Dover Publications. 110 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, cover corners creased, minor edgewear. This unabridged book (originally published, 1905), includes over 300 of Beethoven's reflections on the art of composing. There are also his views on art and artists, on his own works, on education, nature, poetry, God, and other matters. Our Book No: 24566. $10 AUD.

235. Kirmmse, Bruce H. (editor); Kirmmse, Bruce H. (translator) & Laursen, Virginia R. (translator) (1998). Encounters with Kierkegaard: A Life as Seen by His Contemporaries (1st p/b, corrected ed). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 358 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, small mark inside front cover & free flyleaf, small section top edge front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear corners, sticker mark flyleaf. A collection of every known eyewitness account of the great Danish existentialist philosopher and Christian theologian. The observations of his contemporaries, maintains the editor, are an indispensable path to understanding what he was like as a person. ISBN: 0691058946. Our Book No: 27385. $18 AUD.

236. Kite, Tom; Herskowitz, Mickey (with) (1997). A Fairway to Heaven: My Lessons from Harvey Penick on Golf and Life (1st ed). New York: William Morrow. 179 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket). A memoir by the American Hall of Fame golfer about his teacher, Harvey Penick, his golf secrets, and how he taught them - and Kite's friendly rivalry with Ben Crenshaw, and the special relationship all three enjoyed. ISBN: 0688146724. Our Book No: 15858. $10 AUD.

237. Koestler, Arthur (1982). Bricks to Babel: Selected Writings with Author's Comments (1st p/b ed). London: Picador. 697 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. Koestler has assembled the present 700-page anthology of essays, etc., from 50 years of controversial books, journalism, pamphlets, and keynote addresses. It is part autobiography and part bibliographic guide. ISBN: 0330266764. Our Book No: 24630. $15 AUD.

238. Kohn, Sherab Chodzin (1994). The Awakened One: A Life of the Buddha (1st ed) [Shambhala Dragon]. Boston: Shambhala. 153 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Kohn provides a remarkably lucid account of the Buddha's life and teachings, based on various early sources, and interpreted according to Mahayanan tradition. ISBN: 1570625514. Our Book No: 4456. $10 AUD.

239. Krementsov, Nikolai (2002). The Cure: A Story of Cancer and Politics from the Annals of the Cold War (1st ed). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 261 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, flaps creased jacket. This is the story of a husband-and-wife team who developed a promising anti-cancer treatment in Stalin's Russia, only to see their discovery entangled in Cold War rivalries, ideological conflict and scientific turf wars. ISBN: 0226452840. Our Book No: 20780. $15 AUD.

240. Krull, Marianne (1986). Freud and His Father. London: Hutchinson. 294 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, bottom edge rear cloth cover & jacket stained (spine lightly faded, minor edgewear). German sociologist shows how Sigmund Freud's tangled relationship to his father lead to his rejection of his original seduction theory. ISBN: 0091559006. Our Book No: 11558. $20 AUD.

241. Kuehn, Manfred (2002). Kant: A Biography (1st p/b ed) [Immanuel Kant]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 544 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The first full-length biography of the influential German philosopher in more than fifty years. It is well known that Kant spent his entire life in an isolated part of Prussia living the life of a typical university professor. This has given rise to the view that Kant was a pure thinker with no life of his own, or at least none worth considering seriously. This biography debunks that myth once and for all. Taking account of the most recent scholarship Professor Kuehn allows the reader (whether interested in philosophy, history, politics, German culture, or religion) to follow the same journey that Kant himself took in emerging as a central figure in modern philosophy. ISBN: 0521524067. Our Book No: 15678. $40 AUD.

242. 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.

243. Lama, Dalai; Mathison Ford, Melissa (foreword) (1997). My Land My People: The Original Autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet (Reprint ed). New York: Warner Books. 238 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This book was written by the Dalai Lama as a young man in exile. This testament re-creates the miraculous search that identified him as the reincarnated leader of his country. It paints a rare, intimate portrait of Tibetan Buddhism-A way of life that would end with a terrifying foreign invasion surpassing sanity and reason. It reveals the evolution of a man from a gentle monk to a world leader. ISBN: 0446674214. Our Book No: 27376. $14 AUD.

244. Lamont-Brown, Raymond (2006). Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World (1st p/b ed). Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. 284 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, front cover little creased & scuffed, pages faintly toned as usual, minor creasing spine, minor edgewear. Charts the life of Andrew Carnegie, from Scottish bobbin boy to steel king of America. The empire he forged in the steel furnaces of Pittsburg was sold in 1901 for $480 million, and he retired from business life as the richest man in the world. ISBN: 0750933712. Our Book No: 23268. $10 AUD.

245. Lane, Margaret (2001). The Tale of Beatrix Potter. London: Frederick Warne / Penguin Books. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, black & white drawings. Biography of the famous narrator of children's stories, which were mostly about animals, including the famous Peter Rabbitt tales. ISBN: 0723246769. Our Book No: 15870. $10 AUD.

246. Laughlin, James (1989). Random Essays: Recollections of a Publisher (1st stated ed). New York: Moyer Bell Limited. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (top spine lightly creased). Rich and varied essays that produce a personal and literary autobiography of the writer and publisher. He founded New Directions in 1936 at the age of 22, publishing the early work of such writers as William Saroyan, Denise Leverton and Dylan Thomas. ISBN: 0918825865. Our Book No: 23539. $18 AUD.

247. Layden, Joe (2013). The Ghost Horse: A True Story of Love, Death, and Redemption. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 243 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, few light creases covers, minor edgewear corners. This is a magical story of how a broken horse and a broken man heal each other. This inspiring American true story is about a one-eyed, clubfooted thoroughbred racehorse and a journeyman trainer, Tim Snyder, who scraped together every penny he had to purchase the broken and unwanted filly. He helped the horse to get over its health problems, and named her in part after his deceased wife, Lisa, the great and only love of his life - a bright and sweet-tempered woman whose gentle demeanour seemed eerily reflected in the horse. ISBN: 9781742613178. Our Book No: 27852. $15 AUD.

248. Le Mottee, Gerry (2005). A Fair Skinned Boy in Ceylon. Woodend, Qld: Phoenix Publications. 127 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, minor white-ink corrections, autograph (author's written dedication). Vivid memoir of his childhood in Ceylon. The author immigrated to Australia in 1962 and was employed in the profession of social work, specialising in children's rights. This book portrays a unique ancestral lineage of mixed racial groups from the West and East. Scarce: No copies listed for sale over 5 years. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0975816209. Our Book No: 23622. $15 AUD.

249. Leigh, David; Harding, Luke (2011). WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy (1st ed). London: Guardian Books. 340 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor creasing & edgewear. A report by a team of award-winning Guardian journalists, based on unparalleled inside information about WikiLeaks, its founder Julian Assange, and the ethical, legal, and political controversies provoked. WikiLeaks released 250,000 secret American diplomatic cables as well as classified files about the Afghan and Iraq wars (via disaffected American soldier Bradley Manning). This severely embarrassed the world's greatest superpower and revealed secrets that had been covered up. ISBN: 9780852652398. Our Book No: 1956. $10 AUD.

250. Leinster-Mackay, Donald (1987). The Educational World of Edward Thring: A Centenary Study (1st ed). London: Falmer Press. 169 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side). Written by a senior lecturer in Education. A centenary volume that attempts to take fresh stock of a man who made a great impact on 19th-century English secondary education. A quasi-psychobiographical approach is adopted so that Thring, the man, is examined from the perspective of his paradoxes, personality and the pervasive influences on him. ISBN: 1850002533. Our Book No: 23815. $35 AUD.

251. Lewis, Margaret (1998). Ngaio Marsh: A Life. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press. 275 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. Ngaio Marsh, a died-in-the-wool New Zealander, wrote more than 30 polished, quintessentially English detective novels between 1934 and her death in 1982. Explores the diverse worlds and the rich harvest of her long life. Lively, acute, sympathetic, she paints a well-balanced portrait of a woman leading a single life who was never alone nor lonely, an Edwardian who followed her muses in a thoroughly modern manner, and a writer who, while invincibly colonial, celebrated England's Golden Age of mystery as royally as its other Queens of Crime. ISBN: 1890208051. Our Book No: 22712. $20 AUD.

252. Lim, Shirley Geok-lin (1997). Among White Moonfaces: An Asian - American Memoir of Homelands (1st p/b ed) [Moon Faces]. New York: Feminist Press. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, minor edgewear, small dents rear cover. Stunning autobiography of an immigrant mother, who moved from Malaysia / Singapore to the United States, where she developed as a feminist poet. ISBN: 1558611797. Our Book No: 2716. $15 AUD.

253. Lipkin, Mike (1995). Lost and Found: My Journey to Hell and Back (Reprint ed). Cape Town: Human & Rousseau. 163 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. South African advertising executive describes his battle with acute depression. He struggled for almost three decades until he was brought to the brink of suicide. It is also the uplifting and inspiring story of recovery and the lessons his experience gave him on how to live a purposeful and fulfilled life. ISBN: 0798134062. Our Book No: 24119. $15 AUD.

254. Lister, R. P. (2000). Genghis Khan (Reissue ed). New York: Cooper Square Press. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, frontispiece, top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This biography tells the early life and rise to power of one of the world's most fearsome warriors. The author has based his work on "The Secret History of the Mongols" - the sole contemporary record of Genghis Khan and his Mongol people (modern day Mongolia). ISBN: 0815410522. Our Book No: 28044. $14 AUD.

255. Litvag, Irving (1972). Singer in the Shadows: The Strange Story of Patience Worth (Reprint ed) [Pearl Curran]. New York: Macmillan. 293 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair dustjacket), fore-edge untrimmed, flap clipped jacket (section rear cover covered both sides by large sticker, edge tears repaired, reverse side little toned, small stains, edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Biography of an uneducated American housewife from St Louis, Pearl Curran, who channels by automatic writing a 17th century woman, Patience Worth. Our Book No: 2976. $12 AUD.

256. Lombard, Jean (2010). An Irish Woman in Czarist Russia (1st ed). Sydney: Halstead Press. 191 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny bump bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). This is the story of Kathleen Ffrench who was the daughter of an Irish diplomat and a Russian heiress. Kathleen's life was rich in trials and scandal: she suffered because of the betrayals of her disturbed mother, and saw the atrocities of the Great War while serving in the Red Cross. The author has used the candid letters of Kathleen and her family, to write this deeply personal look at an amazing woman with a capacity to survive. The authors' husband is a cousin of Kathleen Ffrench. ISBN: 9781920831776. Our Book No: 29488. $20 AUD.

257. Long, Elgen M.; Long, Marie K. (1999). Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved (1st ed). New York: Simon & Schuster. 320 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, maps, minor edgewear. The authors have used long-lost radio messages, and spent 25 years researching her disappearance. This book simultaneously reveals the authors findings, and brings to life the primitive conditions under which earlier aviators flew. ISBN: 9781439164662. Our Book No: 29162. $15 AUD.

258. Lorenz, Marita (1994). Marita: From Castro to Kennedy: Love and Espionage in the CIA (1st p/b ed). London: Warner Books. 272 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, remainder stripe, spine lightly creased, spine ends lightly bumped, sticker (covers old price marks). Amazing story of a German-American CIA and FBI agent who was once a lover of Fidel Castro. She claimed a peripheral role in the killing of John F. Kennedy. Entirely true, or partly disinformation? ISBN: 0751510645. Our Book No: 19119. $10 AUD.

259. Lycett, Phyllis; Martin, Michael (1994). Abraham le Blond: Colour Printer 1819 - 1894. St Albans, Herts: Lycett Antiques / New Baxter Society. 96 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour plates. George Baxter invented colour printing in 1834. Abraham le Blond was a licensee of Baxter's new technological innovation, and his colour prints are now considered second only to Baxter in terms of their quality. Contains a biography of Le Blond and his business, as well as an extensive illustrated catalogue of his prints. ISBN: 0952500019. Our Book No: 13268. $40 AUD.

260. Lydgate, John; Van Der Westhuizen, J. E. (editor) (1974). The Life of Saint Alban and Saint Amphibal. Leiden: E. J. Brill. 319 pp. Hardback octavo, red-brown cloth cover, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, very good condition, appendices, notes. The first critical edition of the monk Lydgate's rhetorical poem, written in 1439, about the life of two young saints who lived during the Roman occupation of Britain about 250 AD. ISBN: 9004038795. Our Book No: 12821. $60 AUD.

261. Lyon, Alan B. (2000). Japanese War Crimes: The Trials of the Naoetsu Camp Guards. Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications (AMHP). 115 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few small dents top & bottom edges covers. This book covers what happened when the guards from the Naoetsu POW Camp 4-B in Japan were tried. In Naoetsu camp, 300 Australian prisoners of war were interned and 60 of them died because of ill-treatment between 1943 and 1944. The author describes events leading to the Japanese surrender, the Potsdam Declaration and why Emperor Hirohito was not charged as a war criminal. The book ends with a description of the "Peace and Friendship Park", which was dedicated on 8 October 1995, at the site of the Naoetsu Camp, to the memory of the 60 Australians who died there. ISBN: 1876439963. Our Book No: 28886. $40 AUD.

262. Lyons, Malcolm Cameron; Jackson, D. E. P. (1984). Saladin: The Politics of the Holy War [University of Cambridge Oriental Publications]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 456 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, top edge foxed, endpapers lightly toned, minor edgewear. Definitive biography, based on newly discovered sources, of the Islamic military leader, diplomat and politician, best known for his recovery of Jerusalem from the Latin Kingdom. Not only examines Saladin as leader of the Holy War, but also at his role in uniting the various Arab groups, and placed firmly in the social context of the MIddle Ages in the Middle East. ISBN: 0521317398. Our Book No: 15342. $20 AUD.

263. MacCampbell, Donald (1972). Don't Step on it - It Might be a Writer: Reminiscences of a Literary Agent (1st stated ed). Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press. 190 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, small edge tears jacket, minor edgewear. Witty autobiography of a mover and shaker in American publishing - careful he does not step on you! He was snobbish about choosing his clients, but not at all snobbish about what they write. ISBN: 082020093X. Our Book No: 14822. $12 AUD.

264. Macintyre, Ben (2014). A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal (Reprint ed). London: Bloomsbury. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased. Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. Philby's two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence chief, thought they knew Philby better than anyone, and then discovered they had not known him at all. With access to newly released MI5 files and family papers, this definitive biography unlocks what is perhaps the last great secret of the Cold War. ISBN: 9781408851739. Our Book No: 16335. $20 AUD.

265. Mackaness, George (1976). Robert Louis Stevenson: His Association with Australia [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 37 pp. Paperback trade, flexible cover, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings (& text-photo). Our Book No: 15419. $10 AUD.

266. Mackenzie, Norman; Mackenzie, Jeanne (1987). The Life of H. G. Wells: The Time Traveller (with a New Epilogue) (Revised ed). London: Hogarth Press. 500 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, covers lightly scratched, pages slightly toned, top corner front flyleaf clipped. This biography of the British novelist, based extensively on his private papers, is now revised to include recent revelations about his love life. It paints an outstanding picture of a man who wanted to be the world's best friend and was, in the end, his own worst enemy: brilliant, charming and self-destructive. ISBN: 0701207493. Our Book No: 23367. $15 AUD.

267. Macur, Juliet (2014). Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong (Reprint ed). London: William Collins. 459 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, colour photos, bottom corner front cover creased, remainder stripe. About one man's rise to fame and fortune in the cycling world (including Tour de France), and his devastating fall from grace. There are more than 100 witness accounts regarding the public and private Armstrong. The author was one of the few reporters to be given one-on-one access to him as his life fell apart in 2013. ISBN: 9780007520633. Our Book No: 28054. $14 AUD.

268. Maddox, Brenda (2003). Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 380 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corners covers little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. In this fascinating book, the author tells the story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright and tempestuous young British woman, who at the age of 15 decided she wanted to be a scientist, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the 20th century (DNA). ISBN: 0006552110. Our Book No: 24996. $12 AUD.

269. Magnus, Philip (1968). Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist (1st p/b ed). New York: E. P. Dutton. 410 pp. Paperback, very good condition, few black & white photos, minor edgewear & rubbing, mark top edge, front cover lightly marked, owner's written name & date. An engrossing reassessment of Lord Kitchener (1850 - 1916) both as a complex man and as the leading protagonist of the march of British imperialism in the 19th century. Kitchener's achievements as soldier and administrator over a period of more than 40 years in Egypt, the Sudan, South Africa and India brought him immense fame and influence. Our Book No: 22551. $10 AUD.

270. Magrs, Paul (2014). The Story of Fester Cat: How One Remarkable Cat Changed Two Men's Lives (1st ed). New York: Penguin Group. 295 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, corner tips covers little scuffed, reader crease at cover join to spine, spine edges little rubbed, spine ends little rubbed. This is the true story of an extraordinary little cat whose gentle ways and trusting soul changed two young men from Manchester into a family. This story is unique because Fester tells his story through his eyes, and the author writes the afterword. A warm story that will appeal to all cat lovers. ISBN: 9780425275047. Our Book No: 28914. $15 AUD.

271. Mai, Mukhtar; Cuny, Marie-Therese (with);Coverdale, Linda (translation), & Kristof, Nicholas D. (foreword) (2006). In the Name of Honour: A Memoir. London: Virago. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear corners. The Pakistani author writes her story about her gang rape, punishment for an honour crime allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. A very moving and thought provoking story. An inspirational true story of a woman who still continues to fight against exceptional odds. Mai now runs the first ever school for girls, started with the money awarded to her by the Pakistani government in her historic settlement, and she is an eager pupil at the school herself. ISBN: 9781844084098. Our Book No: 29250. $15 AUD.

272. Manuel, Lynn; Wilson, Janet (illustrator) (1997). Lucy Maud and the Cavendish Cat (1st ed). Toronto: Tundra. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, full-page colour illustrations. This delightful book is a true story, complied from the many references to Daffy the cat that appear in the "Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery", Volumes 1 and 2. The beautiful paintings will delight children and adults alike. This book is very special and will have appeal to cat lovers and lovers of L. M. Montgomery's children's stories. ISBN: 0887763979. Our Book No: 22042. $15 AUD.

273. Margolius, Ivan (2006). Reflections of Prague: Journeys Through the 20th Century (1st ed). Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket. The story of how a Czech Jewish family became embroiled in the most tragic and tumultuous episodes of the 20th century. Their moving story traces the major events, turmoil, oppression and triumphs of Europe through the last 100 years. Told from the author's perspective, it is a poignant but uplifting tale reporting a life lived with purpose and conviction, in the face of personal suffering and sacrifice. ISBN: 0470022191. Our Book No: 24975. $20 AUD.

274. Mauch, Peter (2011). Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center. 312 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Kichisaburo (1877 - 1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-U.S. relations. Connects his experiences as a naval officer to his service as foreign minister and ambassador, and later as father of Japan's Maritime Self Defense Forces and proponent of the U.S.-Japanese alliance. Re-assesses Nomura's contributions as a hard-nosed realist whose grasp of the underlying realities of Japanese-U.S. relations went largely unappreciated by the Japanese political and military establishment. ISBN: 9780674055995. Our Book No: 15923. $25 AUD.

275. Mayo, Oliver (1980). R. Austin Freeman: The Anthropologist at Large (1st ed). Hawthorndene, SA: Investigator Press. 172 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, pages lightly toned, small mark front cover, small scuff mark (sticker removal), minimal faint foxing, minor edgewear. Biography of the creator of Dr. Thorndyke, a classic of detective fiction. He was also a pioneering British epidemiologist. This book sets him in his social context, and - drawing on many unpublished letters - displays him at work and home. ISBN: 0858640384. Our Book No: 28378. $18 AUD.

276. Mazlish, Bruce (1990). The Leader, the Led, and the Psyche (1st ed). London: Wesleyan University Press. 323 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. American historian examines how psychoanalysis sheds new light on the lives of intellectual and political leaders, such as Darwin, Freud, Nietzsche, Orwell, Marx, Khomeini and Nixon. The 17 absorbing life stories are illuminated by the penetrating light of "psychohistory". ISBN: 0819552208. Our Book No: 20321. $18 AUD.

277. McCarthy, John (editor); Reynolds, Anthony (editor) (1995). Thomas More: The Saint and the Society (1st ed). Sydney: St Thomas More Society. 147 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed, faint foxing top edge, tiny mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. This book has been published to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the foundation of the St Thomas More Society in Sydney on 14th August 1945. Sir Thomas More was an English Catholic lawyer, social philosopher and writer who opposed the Protestant Reformation. ISBN: 0646261045. Our Book No: 27306. $15 AUD.

278. McClure, Cynthia Rowland (1998). The Monster Within: Overcoming Eating Disorders (1st ed). Grand Rapids, MI: Spire Books / Fleming H. Revell. 190 pp. Paperback, very good condition. Her own very personal journey out of her battle with her "monster" - bulimia. ISBN: 0800786521. Our Book No: 22605. $10 AUD.

279. McCulloch, Janelle (2009). One for the Road: Travelling America in Pursuit of Happiness. Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 231 pp. Paperback trade, thick card covers, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good plus condition, colour photos. Relates her travels from LA to San Francisco, Maine, Nantucket, New York, Miami and finally Key West. A mix of travel, soul-searching and signposts (philosophical and real). ISBN: 9781741962352. Our Book No: 28678. $12 AUD.

280. McCullough, David (2015). The Wright Brothers (1st ed). New York: Simon & Schuster. 320 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece &endpapers), untrimmed fore-edge, minimal edgewear jacket (top edge rear cover creased). This is the dramatic story of the two courageous American brothers who pioneered manned flight. The author draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including personal diaries, note-books, and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence, to tell the human side of a profoundly American story. ISBN: 9781476728742. Our Book No: 28553. $25 AUD.

281. McDonald, Lynn (2010). Florence Nightingale at First Hand. London: Continuum. 197 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous figures in modern history. Yet much of what we know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand accounts, and from a misreading of the primary sources. The editor of Nightingale's Collected Works, aims to put this right. Reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over 200 archives throughout the world. Published to commemorate the centenary of Nightingale's death, presents her for the 21st century, as an author of great style and wit, a systems thinker and pioneering public health reformer - the heroine and nurse were only the start. ISBN: 9781441132550. Our Book No: 16706. $20 AUD.

282. McGeough, Paul (2009). Kill Khalid: Mossad's Failed Hit and the Rise of Hamas (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 477 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Little public notice was taken of a 1997 attempt on the life of the Hamas leader Khalid Mishal by Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency, even though the audacious hit took place in broad daylight in the streets of Amman, and even though the bungled poisoning immediately set into motion a flurry of international diplomacy. The Israelis reluctantly handed over the antidote. With his new lease on life, Khalid became the architect of the Hamas ascendancy; he directed deadly bombings on targets in Israel, and from his bunker in exile in the Syrian capital of Damascus, continues to pull in donations and support from the Islamic world. The Australian reporter uses unprecedented, extensive interviews with Khalid himself and other key political players. ISBN: 9781741756005. Our Book No: 14231. $25 AUD.

283. McGrath, Amy (2010). Kublai Khan: The Greatest of all in Genghis Khan's Dynasty (Kublai, a Genius in War and Peace: A Colossus who Bestrode His world and Time). Sydney, Brighton le Sands: Frank McGrath. 426 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, family tree, light mark fore-edge, little foxing edges, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 2010.) About Kublai Khan and his Mongolian empire. In 1205 Genghis Khan forged a nation from the seven tribes of Mongolia, and by 1215 had forged a vast empire. Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan, and he was the child that was prophesied to be the most worthy heir. Kublai Khan's empire reached from the China Sea to Poland, swept south-west to Baghdad and Jerusalem, and took tribute even from Burma and Java. ISBN: 0958710473. Our Book No: 29222. $25 AUD.

284. McKeown, Michael (1986). The Greening of a Nationalist. Dublin: Murlough Press. 151 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, corner covers faintly creased, minor edgewear. A vivid account of the Irish experience that shaped his political attitudes over a 20-year span from the Border Campaign of the 1950s, through the Civil Rights agitation of the 1960s, to the Direct Rule period of the 1970s. Drawing upon his first-hand knowledge he tells what it was like to grow up under a Unionist administration and he describes the social violence and destruction which erupted in Belfast in 1969. ISBN: 1870058011. Our Book No: 21739. $10 AUD.

285. McKibben, Bill (2013). Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 255 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is written by American author and environmental activist Bill McKibben. He recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet. He is the founder of the environmental organization 350.org and was among the first to warn of the dangers of global warming. In the book he tells the story of raising one year's honey crop, and building a social movement that is still cresting. ISBN: 9781863956178. Our Book No: 28323. $16 AUD.

286. Meade, Catherine M. (2006). Catherine of Siena: To Purify God's Church (1st ed). New York: Society of St. Paul / Alba House. 259 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication free flyleaf. This book is about the life of St. Catherine of Siena, the Italian Catholic saint. It follows the stages of her human and spiritual development as exemplified in her symbolic "Tree of Virtue" with its circle of soil, trunk and crown that would evolve, as the tree matures into the "Tree of the Cross". (Written dedication: "Confirmation best wishes from Mum & Dad.). ISBN: 0818912243. Our Book No: 28234. $18 AUD.

287. Mennell, Stephen (1992). Norbert Elias: An Introduction (1st p/b ed). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. 339 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. Norbert Elias's book "The Civilizing Process" is one of the top ten works of sociology in the 20th century. Reports on this masterwork, his other writings, and his influence on the field of sociology. A thoughtful intellectual portrait of Elias. His "Civilizing Process" traces the civilizing of manners and personality in Western Europe since the late Middle Ages, and shows how it was related to the formation of states and the control of violence. His later writings range from sport to human relations, through to the changing relations between men and women to time, and the growth of knowledge and the sciences. ISBN: 0631182640. Our Book No: 26152. $23 AUD.

288. Mercer, Jeremy (2005). Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs: The Left Bank World of Shakespeare & Co. (Reprint ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 260 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, top edge lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned. The author writes about the time he found refuge at a peculiar old bookstore in Paris and the remarkable events that occurred there during his stay. The bookstore is called 'Shakespeare and Company', and is the meeting place of many well-known writers and book collectors. ISBN: 0297850881. Our Book No: 27592. $15 AUD.

289. Metaxas, Eric (2010). Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs the Third Reich (Reprint ed). Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson. 591 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, few small dents rear cover, edges lightly toned, corner tips covers & some pages little worn, minor edgewear. The fullest account of Bonhoeffer's heart-wrenching 1939 decision to leave the safe haven of America for Hitler's Germany, and uses extended excerpts from love letters and coded messages written to and from Bonhoeffer's Cell 92. Tells for the first time the full story of Bonhoeffer's passionate and tragic romance. The first major biography of Bonhoeffer in 40 years. The story of a life framed by a passion for truth and a commitment to justice on behalf of those who face implacable evil. ISBN: 9781595553188. Our Book No: 27626. $20 AUD.

290. Michelangelo (1963). Michelangelo: A Self Portrait (1st ed). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 183 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, corner front cover creased, minor rubbing spine, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This collection of Michelangelo's writings not only reveals the workings of his mind; it brings to light an authentic picture of his character in all its complexity and contradictions. His descriptions and opinions give us a first-hand commentary on the life of a great Renaissance artist. Our Book No: 24467. $12 AUD.

291. Miller, Char (2001). Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism (Reprint ed) [Pioneers of Conservation]. Washington, DC: Island Press. 458 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, base spine lightly bumped, crease front cover & few pages near spine. This award-winning biography, the first in more than four decades, offers a fresh interpretation of the life and work of the famed American conservationist and progressive politician Gifford Pinchot. He was chief of the US Forest Service and Governor of Pennsylvania. Reveals Pinchot as a man with a profound concern for nature and a burgeoning interest in global resource conservation, whose activism not only helped define environmental politics in the 20th century, but whose ideas remain strikingly relevant today. ISBN: 1559638230. Our Book No: 25052. $30 AUD.

292. Miller, Jonathan; Van Loon, Borin (1996). Introducing Darwin and Evolution (Reprint ed). Cambridge / New York: Icon Books / Totem Books. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, barcode sticker. The life and work of the great English scientist, Charles Darwin, who formulated theories of evolution. provides a clear historical perspective on the progress from pre-Darwinian biology to modern genetics and the crucial discovery of chromosomes. ISBN: 1840461535. Our Book No: 24370. $15 AUD.

293. Miller, Keith; Larson, Bruce (1974). The Edge of Adventure: An Experiment in Faith. London: Word Books. 226 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned. Two Americans share their personal experiences of taking the plunge by committing their total lives to God from the inside out. ISBN: 0850090512. Our Book No: 12911. $10 AUD.

294. Miller, Lucasta (2001). The Bronte Myth (1st ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 320 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (top spine little creased). A vigorous new biography adding to our understanding of the famous English novelist family and their culture, which has been frequently reinterpreted. An important aspect is the manipulation of a reputation. Witty, erudite and unsentimental, the author reveals as much about the impossible art of biography as she does about the Bronte family themselves. ISBN: 0224037455. Our Book No: 16871. $18 AUD.

295. Miller, Lucasta (2002). The Bronte Myth (Modern reprint ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 320 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine little creased, corner tips folded two pages, minor edgewear. A vigorous new biography adding to our understanding of the famous English novelist family and their culture, which has been frequently reinterpreted. An important aspect is the manipulation of a reputation. Witty, erudite and unsentimental, the author reveals as much about the impossible art of biography as she does about the Bronte family themselves. ISBN: 9780099287148. Our Book No: 26859. $10 AUD.

296. Milner, Andrew (editor) (1984). The Road to St. Kilda Pier: George Orwell and the Politics of the Australian Left. Sydney, Westgate: Stained Wattle Press. 91 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, edges & inside rear cover lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Not a serious account of Orwell's political thought nor a detailed study of the Australian Left. An attempt to conjure up from the shadow of George Orwell, to ask him what he would have made of the Australian Left had he lived here now. Provocative and informative, an Australian socialist provides a trenchant critique of the splintered Australian Left - its present crises, and its future prospects. ISBN: 095904860X. Our Book No: 23571. $10 AUD.

297. Miscavige Hill, Jenna; Pulitzer, Lisa (with) (2013). Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape. New York: William Morrow. 404 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, colour photos centre spread. The niece of the Church of Scientology's leader reveals the strange and disturbing details of her childhood, piercing the veil of secrecy that has shrouded this religion and exposing the inner workings of Scientology's celebrity culture. She grew up at the centre of this powerful and controversial cult, before escaping in 2005. She addresses Scientology's notorious practices in startling detail - its obscure rituals, its oppressive and alienating culture, and its mysterious leader, David Miscavige. Our Book No: 15348. $15 AUD.

298. Mitchell, W. R. (1999). Finlay MacQueen of St Kilda (New ed). Isle of Colonsay, Scotland: House of Lochar. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips rear cover lightly worn, tiny bump top spine. The first book to be devoted to the legendary Finlay MacQueen (1862 - 1941). He was a man of two worlds: the remote archipelago of St Kilda, a scattering of islands 45 miles west of Uist, in the Outer Hebrides - and the much gentler landscape of Fife where he spent his last few years. This book also deals with a significant chapter in Scottish social history - the last days of a 1000-year-old tradition of remote island life. In 1930, 36 islanders, the remains of a proud, self-reliant population, were evacuated to the mainland. ISBN: 1899863451. Our Book No: 23310. $15 AUD.

299. Mitton, Simon; Davies, Paul (foreword) (2005). Fred Hoyle: A Life in Science (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 369 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small crease top edge front cover, minor edgewear. This biography is about Sir Fred Hoyle who was the first English astronomer to publicise his subject through the media of radio and television, which in the 1950s made him a major public figure. Towards the end of his career he espoused the idea of directed panspermia (that life originated from outside Earth). The author has written a major scientific biography of one of the greatest, and best-known, scientists of the 20th century, which will appeal to all readers. ISBN: 0733316247. Our Book No: 29457. $20 AUD.

300. Monsarrat, Nicholas (1943). East Coast Corvette (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Cassell & Company. 80 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), thick card covers, black & white photos, inner hinge little split (pages firm), small edge tears jacket, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Followup from his previous book "H.M. Corvette". The author is now First Lieutenant of his navy ship as it patrols the sea board of Britain, searching for Nazi e-boats, mines, etc. Our Book No: 16373. $10 AUD.

301. Morgan, Rex; Morgan, Christopher (photos) (1988). A Glimpse of Frank Mason's Churt (1st ed). Sydney, Manly: Runciman Press. 116 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, abridged genealogical table, minor edgewear, minor crease bottom corner front cover, scuff mark front cover. The Australian author's wife, Mary - a member of the only branch of the Mason family to be born in Churt (a village in Surrey, England, bordering Hampshire) - lived in that village for many years. The author's son, Christopher, has recreated the work of his great grandfather, Frank Mason, from original prints stuck into family albums, to provide this glimpse into the life and times of Frank Mason and Frank Mason's Churt. ISBN: 0858900181. Our Book No: 25939. $20 AUD.

302. Morrell, Margot; Capparell, Stephanie; Shackleton, Hon. Alexandra (preface) (2001). Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer (1st ed). London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing. 238 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Written by two veteran business observers, this book details universal leadership tactics set against the survival story of the Endurance expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton. Illustrated with photos by Frank Hurley and other rare photos, this book is full of fascinating and practical lessons of a leader who put people first and came out ahead when the odds were against him. ISBN: 1857882113. Our Book No: 29305. $18 AUD.

303. Morris, Brian (2007). The Anarchist Geographer: An Introduction to the Life of Peter Kropotkin (1st ed). Minehead, Somerset: Genge Press. 119 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. A biography of the Russian anarchist, who followed this path after witnessing the brutality of both the Tsarist regime, and the later Bolsheviks. Less well known is that he was a geographer by profession, and was a forerunner of the social ecology movement. ISBN: 9780954904333. Our Book No: 17038. $30 AUD.

304. Myron, Vicki (2008). Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat who Touched the World (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white text-photos. On the coldest morning of the year, the author found a tiny, bedraggled kitten almost frozen to death in the night drop box of the library where she worked, and her life - and the town of Spencer, Iowa would never be the same. This is a beautiful true story which will touch the heart of any catlover. ISBN: 9780340960776. Our Book No: 22959. $15 AUD.

305. Myron, Vicki; Witter, Bret (with) (2010). Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat who Inspired Millions (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. On the coldest morning of the year, the author found a tiny, bedraggled kitten almost frozen to death in the night drop box of the library where she worked, and her life - and the town of Spencer, Iowa, would never be the same. This is a beautiful true story which will touch the heart of any catlover. In this second book, the author spoke with other cat lovers, and these nine stories are all inspired by one very special cat named Dewey, includes the story of Page Turner, the author's new cat. ISBN: 9781847378569. Our Book No: 26299. $15 AUD.

306. Najafi, Najmeh (1960). Reveille for a Persian village (3rd ed). London: Victor Gollancz. 273 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), edges lightly foxed, faint foxing first & last three pages, faint foxing reverse side jacket (chipping & few edge tears, flap square-clipped). This book is written with a simple dignity that underlines the author's modesty. This is a deeply moving account of how a young and beautiful Persian girl, the daughter of a great Persian family, has tried to alleviate the poverty and poor health in a native village. The author's first book, Persia Is My Heart, told of her break with traditions and her decision to study in America, in order to help her people. This very special book tells of the use to which she has put her studies: what she has achieved in the village of Sarbandan - a community of 1,500 people not far from Teheran. Our Book No: 22834. $12 AUD.

307. Nasiri, Omar (2006). Inside the Global Jihad : How I Infiltrated Al Qaeda and Was Abandoned by Western Intelligence (1st Australasian ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 337 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, rear cover corner tip little creased. A unique and chilling true story of the man who infiltrated Al-Qaeda in Europe, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The most complete available account of living in terrorist training camps in Afghanistan. ISBN: 1921215097. Our Book No: 14276. $15 AUD.

308. Nel, Philip (2005). Dr. Seuss: American Icon (1st p/b ed). New York: Continuum. 301 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos. A biography and evaluation one of the most influential authors and artists of the 20th century: Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known as Dr. Seuss. The author looks at his poetry, politics, art, marketing, and place in the popular imagination. A wonderful book for everyone who knows and loves his wonderful children's stories. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0826417086. Our Book No: 21753. $15 AUD.

309. Neufeld, Gordon, K. (2002). Heartbreak and Rage: Ten Years Under Sun Myung Moon: A Cult Survivor's Memoir (1st ed). College Station, TX: Virtual Bookworm. 176 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned. The American author recalls his participation in the "Moonies" cult. In this unforgettable story of persistence, devotion, love and loss, he explains how he finally broke free from his state of mental transfixion. ISBN: 1589392760. Our Book No: 29418. $18 AUD.

310. Nuland, Sherwin B. (2004). The Doctor's Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis. New York: Norton. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner tip flyleaf clipped, minor edgewear. This is the strange story of Ignac Semmelweis, remembered for introducing the now-accepted notion that doctor's must "scrub up" before examining patients. ISBN: 039332625X. Our Book No: 20796. $10 AUD.

311. O'Brian, Patrick (1997). Joseph Banks: A Life (Reprint ed). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, minimal edgewear. The masterful writer of seafaring novels here writes a biography of Sir Joseph Banks: botanist, explorer, President of the Royal Society, and one of Australia's founding fathers. He was among the most influential British scientists of the 18th and 19th centuries, and accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage that explored the eastern Australian coast. ISBN: 0226616282. Our Book No: 16763. $16 AUD.

312. O'Callaghan, Gareth (2004). A Day Called Hope: A Personal Journey Beyond Depression. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few light creases covers, minor edgewear corners, faint sticker mark front cover. In this candid and courageous book, the author, one of Ireland's most popular broadcasters, looks back at his years of suffering from severe depression. Now fully recovered, more optimistic and fitter than ever, he has emerged with a deep understanding of the condition. ISBN: 0340826495. Our Book No: 23688. $10 AUD.

313. O'Connell, Marvin R. (1997). Blaise Pascal: Reasons of the Heart (Reprint ed) [Library of Religious Biography]. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B Eerdmans / Lime Grove House. 210 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, crease spine, edges lightly toned. This biography captures the life and times of French scientist Blaise Pascal, with a chronological narrative based on the published sources and Pascal's own works. ISBN: 0802801587. Our Book No: 24615. $15 AUD.

314. O'Kelly, Eugene (2006). Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life (Reprint ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 179 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, minimal edgewear jacket (corners lightly rubbed). The American author, CEO of KPMG, was diagnosed with late-stage brain cancer in 2005. This very special book is an account of his final journey. Starting from the time of his diagnosis and concluded upon his death less than four months later, this book is his unforgettable story. ISBN: 0071471723. Our Book No: 23903. $14 AUD.

315. O'Regan, William (1817). Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Once Master of the Rolls in Ireland (1st ed). London / Dublin: James Harper / Richard Milliken. 316 pp. Hardback (22.0 x 14.0 cm), very good condition, quarter-bound light brown calf leather binding along spine (lightly mottled, black spine label with gilt lettering), patterned brown cloth cover, grey endpapers (sticker), pages lightly toned, corner tips frayed (first & last few pages), edges toned, minimal foxing (mostly last few pages). First edition. Title continues: "Comprising Copious Anecdotes of his Wit and Humour; and a Selection of His Poetry [etc]". A barrister records the memoirs of Curran (1750 - 1817), a popular Irish lawyer, politician, orator, wit and poet. He supported parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, and he defended in a court a number of Irishmen against their Protestant accusers. Our Book No: 12606. $35 AUD.

316. Obree, Graeme (2004). Flying Scotsman: The Graeme Obree Story (Reprint ed). Edinburgh: Birlinn. 292 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. Autobiography of the champion Scottish cyclist. With great candour and much humour, he tells the inspiring story of what it took to escape a life on the dole to become a world record breaker. He talks about his troubled childhood in Ayrshire, and his sporting success achieved in the shadow of manic-depressive (bipolar) illness. ISBN: 1841583359. Our Book No: 22827. $10 AUD.

317. Orsetti Furney, Kym (2009). When the Diagnosis is Multiple Sclerosis: Help, Hope, and Insights from an Affected Physician (1st ed). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front flyleaf removed, minor edgewear. The author uses her own experience and medical knowledge to show how she has been able to live her life to the fullest since her diagnosis. ISBN: 9780801893926. Our Book No: 26032. $10 AUD.

318. Owen, Bryn (1990). Owen Roscomyl and the Welsh Horse (1st ed). Caernarfon, Wales: Palace Books. 72 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, small scuff mark fore-edge rear cover, small stain fore-edge last few pages & inside rear cover, owner's written initials & date bottom corner front flyleaf. Biographical notes on the life of Lt. Colonel Arthur Owen Vaughan, DSO, OBE, DCM., Welsh nationalist and adventurer, together with a short history of the Regiment which was his brainchild, and which rendered such distinguished service in the Great War of 1914-1918. Cowboy, gold miner, hunter, soldier, novelist, historian, playwright, manager of the Welsh National Drama Company. The author tells the story of this remarkable Welshman and, how he raised, almost single-handed, the Regiment of Welsh Horse Yeomanry at the beginning of WW1. Our Book No: 23023. $20 AUD.

319. Palmer, A. H. (1892). The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher: Written and Edited by A. H. Palmer (1st ed). London: Seeley & Co. Limited. 424 pp. Hardback large octavo, rebound half-leather (black spine label with gilt lettering, ornate gilt bands spine ends), speckled board covers & new endpapers, very good condition, red lettering title page, black & white etchings (including frontispiece portrait, original etching MISSING), edges untrimmed, minor light toning & foxing. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. Compiled by his son, Alfred Palmer. Samuel Palmer (1805 - 1881) was an English landscape painter, etcher, printmaker and prolific writer. He was a key figure of English Romanticism, and produced visionary pastoral paintings, under the influence of William Blake. In 1909, Alfred burned a great number of his fathers' notes and sketchbooks so this volume has become a vital source for Palmer's life. Includes catalogue of exhibited works at rear (20p) + publisher adverts (2p). Original sketch (The Willow) MISSING, otherwise 23 engravings spread over 19 pages. Our Book No: 14006. $300 AUD.

320. Parks, Tim (2010). Teach Us to Sit Still: A Sceptic's Search for Health and Healing (1st ed) [Skeptic's Search]. London: Harvill Secker. 335 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, tiny chip top spine, base spine lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is the thought-provoking and entertaining story of the author's adventures in complementary health and meditation to find a way to overcome his ill health. ISBN: 9781846553998. Our Book No: 25946. $10 AUD.

321. Parry, Gordon (2006). My Dunedin. Dunedin: Gordon Parry. 171 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, sepia (brown-coloured) & colour photos, cover slightly creased. Autobiography of the doyen of Dunedin's broadcasters and writers for over 60 years, and information officer at the University of Otago. A rare insight into what makes this delightful New Zealand city tick, including many entertaining anecdotes. ISBN: 0473111837. Our Book No: 14831. $60 AUD.

322. Paul, Caroline; MacNaughton, Wendy (drawings) (2013). Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology. New York: Bloomsbury. 159 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket. A very special story about the author and her partner's cat, Tibia, who went missing for five weeks and returned. They used a tracking device to find out where he went. The drawings are charming and really bring the book to life. This would make a great addition to a cat lover's library. ISBN: 9781608199778. Our Book No: 16616. $16 AUD.

323. Pearce, Fred (1991). Green Warriors: The People and the Politics Behind the Environmental Revolution (1st ed). London: Bodley Head. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread. Documents the stories of the Green Warriors - the origins, philosophies and motivations of the green campaigners whose activities increasingly dominate the political agenda worldwide - particularly Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, World Wildlife Fund (WWF). ISBN: 0370314018. Our Book No: 20442. $10 AUD.

324. Pearson, Stuart; Sudibjo, An (2008). Bittersweet: The Memoir of a Chinese Indonesian Family in the Twentieth Century (1st ed). Singapore: National University of Singapore Press (NUS Press). 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, black & white photos, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear corners. This is the poignant story of a Chinese family's life in Indonesia, and of their eventual emigration to Australia. This very special biography has been written by An Sudibjo's son-in-law. He began work on An's biography in 2003. This book will interest anyone wanting to learn about the middle years of the 20th century in Indonesia, especially students of the Chinese diaspora and scholars of Indonesia. ISBN: 9789971694258. Our Book No: 27976. $30 AUD.

325. Pease, Donald E. (2010). Theodor Seuss Geisel (Reprint ed) [Lives and Legacies Series]. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side faintly foxed). A biography and appraisal of one of the most influential children's authors and artists of the 20th century: Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known as Dr. Seuss. The author looks at the American's poetry, politics, art, marketing, and place in the popular imagination. The book also contains many of Dr. Seuss's lesser-known illustrations, including college drawings, insecticide ads, and wartime political cartoons. A wonderful book for everyone who knows and loves his wonderful children's stories. ISBN: 9780195323023. Our Book No: 29306. $16 AUD.

326. Pert, Alan (2006). Red Cactus: The Life of Anna Kingsford. Sydney: Books & Writers Network. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. A biography of the Englishwoman, Anna Kingsford (1846 - 1888). During her life she was invited to become president of the British Theosophical Society, but fell out with Madame Blavatsky to form her own Hermetic Society. The author lives in Sydney and has studied comparative religion and Hermetic philosophy. ISBN: 9781740184052. Our Book No: 22462. $25 AUD.

327. Pert, Candace (2006). Everything You Need to Know to Feel Go(o)d (1st ed) [Feel Good]. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House. 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings, small mark fore-edge. Autobiographical writing by the American neuroscientist who wrote "Molecules of Emotion". This book is in response to the questions she's been asked in her worldwide travels ever since the publication of her book. Consciousness, mind, emotions, and God are all factored into the mix, resulting in a considerable amount of beneficial advice and self-development insights. ISBN: 1401910602. Our Book No: 23840. $10 AUD.

328. Petersen, Gwen (2009). Everything I Know About Life I Learned from My Horse (1st ed). Minneapolis: Voyageur Press. 224 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. The author tells some hilarious tales that every horse lover will like. ISBN: 9780760336908. Our Book No: 27129. $10 AUD.

329. Pflaum, Rosalynd (1993). Marie Curie and Her Daughter Irene. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications. 144 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white photos text-photos. The life stories of Marie Curie, discoverer of radium, polonium, and natural radiation, and her daughter Irene Joliot-Curie, discoverer of artificial radiation. In this inspiring biography the author shows us Marie Curie and her daughter Irene, their relationship, and the personal traits of each that led to their brilliant scientific achievements. This has been written for young adults, however it would be suitable for anyone interested in learning about this fascinating family. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0822549158. Our Book No: 22053. $10 AUD.

330. Pilato, Herbie (2012). Twitch Upon a Star: The Bewitched Life and Career of Elizabeth Montgomery (1st ed). Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishing. 430 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This biography of the American actor is based on exclusive interviews with Elizabeth Montgomery prior to her death in 1995. The book includes never-before-published material and commentary from many of the people associated with her remarkable life and career before, during, and after the popular TV series "Bewitched". ISBN: 9781589797499. Our Book No: 28477. $20 AUD.

331. Platt, James (2003). East of Varley Head: Stories from Port Isaac, North Cornwall, 1944 - 1950 (1st ed). London: Creighton Books / Lightning Source. 257 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, possible autograph (written dedication). (A printed POD copy.) The author describes his life in a small Cornwall village. The book is a tribute to the village and their daily lives, warm in the support of the constant sea, fields, woods and valleys, written with wry humour and warm affection. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0980780812. Our Book No: 21763. $10 AUD.

332. Pollard, Jane (2004). A Mingled Yarn: The Seifert Family and Flaxmilling in New Zealand (1st ed). Bowral, NSW: Jane Pollard. 159 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased (& first few pages), autograph (author's written name title page). This is the story of a family who milled flax from Southland to the Waikato in New Zealand. The author is the great-granddaughter of Johann Herrmann Seifert. Using Alfred Seifert's personal letters, diaries, and business correspondence, plus wages books and cutter's tallies from several of his mills, this story traces the flax industry and the men who worked it, through the turbulent years of two Depressions and two world wars, and the mingled fortunes of those times. ISBN: 064644025X. Our Book No: 25218. $25 AUD.

333. Popper, Karl (1977). Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography (Revised ed). London: Fontana / Collins. 255 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, sticker mark front flyleaf. The autobiography of the greatest philosopher of science and a formidable critic of Marxism. The text of the present edition has been revised. A few small additions have been made, and one passage has been removed from the text, and has been incorporated in note 20. ISBN: 0006341160. Our Book No: 15936. $10 AUD.

334. Powell, John Wesley; deBuys, William (editor) (2001). Seeing Things Whole: The Essential John Wesley Powell (1st ed) [Pioneers of Conservation]. Washington, DC: Island Press / Shearwater Books. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, colour maps, minor edgewear, slight crease front cover. Powell was pioneer American explorer and conservationist. Selected essays from Powell's work ranging from a gripping account of his epic descent of the Colorado River, to his views on the evolution of civilization, and his seminal writings on Western settlement and resource management. Reveals an enduringly and valuable way of thinking about land, water, and society as parts of an interconnected whole. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1559638737. Our Book No: 23653. $10 AUD.

335. Press-McKenzie, Carolyn (2015). Animal Magic: My Journey to Save Thousands of Animals. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book is the inspiring story of the author's work with animals. HUHA (Helping You Help Animals) is a thriving network that rehabilitates and rehomes domestic and farm animals and wildlife all over the country. It is New Zealand's leading no-kill shelter. ISBN: 9781877505485. Our Book No: 28637. $16 AUD.

336. Prince, Morton (1969). The Dissociation of Personality: A Biographical Study in Abnormal Psychology (2nd, reissue ed). New York: Greenwood Press. 575 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, original black cloth cover, very good plus condition. (Originally published 1906; this is the 1969 reissue of the second edition of 1908.) The book contains Parts I and II of a larger work, "Problems in Abnormal Psychology", but it is complete in itself. It is a study of multiple personality, as exemplified by the remarkable case of Sally Beauchamp. The author traces the development of the different personalities that originated from the disintegration of her normal self, and shows their psychological relations to one another and to the normal self. He gives a detailed account of the daily life of the personalities, after the manner of a biography. He seeks to show their behaviour to the environment. His primary aim was to secure the accuracy of the observations themselves. ISBN: 083711988X. Our Book No: 13713. $35 AUD.

337. Radford, Jonathan (2004). A Green Existence: Cultivating Dreams from Infancy to Tuscany. Siena, Italy: RASNA. 283 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Reports his story about living his dreams in Italy. ISBN: 889011021X. Our Book No: 24512. $15 AUD.

338. Rampa, T. Lobsang (1960). The Rampa Story (1st ed). London: Souvenir Press. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), some minor foxing, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. The bestselling author of "The Third Eye" and "Doctor from Lhasa" here attempts to answer his critics. The former Englishman claimed that his body had been taken over by the spirit of a Tibetan Lama who provided extraordinary personal powers. (The critics were later found to be correct, and the Lama books are works of fiction.). Our Book No: 15652. $25 AUD.

339. Ransom, Phyllis (1988). Round the Square in Witney. Buckingham: Barracuda Books. 132 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map. (No 406 of an unspecified limited edition.) A nostalgic memoir of living in this historic Oxfordshire city, noted as the location of the King Edward VII's coronation in 1911. ISBN: 0860234169. Our Book No: 13692. $20 AUD.

340. Raphael, Frederic (1979). Cracks in the Ice: Views and Reviews (1st ed). London: W. H. Allen. 357 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, protected by fixed library plastic sleeve. This book is a collection of reviews, essays, broadcasts, and occasional articles; it comes together to provide a retrospective mosaic of two decades of critical and creative life. In the introduction he gives a forthright account of the London literary scene, including his own career as a journalist and reviewer, and there is an intriguing glimpse of Enoch Powell at play and at bay. ISBN: 0491021674. Our Book No: 23501. $20 AUD.

341. Ratcliffe, Jane; McKenna, Virginia (foreword) (1981). Fly High, Run Free: The Heartwarming Account of a Dedicated Woman's Fight to Save Animals. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny scuff base spine, pages lightly toned, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. The author is one of Britain's leading naturalists who lives and works in rural Cheshire and the Lake District. The wild, injured and orphaned animals are rescued and nursed back to health, and returned to the wild. Badgers, tawny owls, blackbirds, foxes, kestrels and hedgehogs have all been given a new lease of life. ISBN: 0140055703. Our Book No: 28475. $15 AUD.

342. Reeves, Richard (2001). President Nixon: Alone in the White House. New York: Simon & Schuster. 704 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, dual binding (has superior binding along spine), minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Who was Richard Nixon? The author has used thousands of new interviews and recently discovered or declassified documents and tapes - including Nixon's tortured memos to himself and unpublished sections of H. R. Haldeman's diaries - to offer a nuanced and surprising portrait of the brilliant and contradictory American president alone in the White House - who did not trust anyone. ISBN: 0684802317. Our Book No: 17035. $30 AUD.

343. Reich, Wilhelm (1989). Passion of Youth: An Autobiography 1897 - 1922 (1st UK ed). London: Picador / Pan Books. 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned. Autobiography of the early life of the doctor and psychoanalyst, who later founded the Orgone Institute. ISBN: 0330307053. Our Book No: 11968. $13 AUD.

344. Reiss, Tom (2013). The Black Count: Napoleon's Rival, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo: General Alexandre Dumas. London: Vintage Books. 414 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, faint toning edges, top last page creased, minor edgewear corners. This story is about General Alexandre Dumas who was the father of the author Alex Dumas. The author tells what really happened and the role played by Napoleon in Dumas's downfall. The story covers the same ground as Dumas from Haiti to the Pyramids, Paris to the prison cell at Taranto. The prize-winning author brings to life a forgotten hero. ISBN: 9780099575139. Our Book No: 28968. $15 AUD.

345. Rennison, Nick (2007). Peter Mark Roget: The Man Who Became a Book. Herts: Pocket Essentials. 157 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). This biography reveals the full story of Peter Mark Roget's involvement with the great issues and most influential personalities of the 19th century. Also recounts the forgotten life behind one of the most famous reference books of all time: Roget's Thesaurus. ISBN: 9781904948640. Our Book No: 25049. $20 AUD.

346. Renton, Ronald W. (editor); Osborne, Brian D. (editor) (2003). Exploring New Roads: Essays on Neil Munro. Isle of Colonsay, Scotland: House of Lochar. 245 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), jacket slightly mottled (possible printing mistake), few black text-photos & drawings. A collection of new essays on the life and work of Neil Munro. Munro is increasingly recognised as a significant figure on the Scottish literary scene; this collection is the first to bring scholarly attention to the many aspects of his career, including journalism, historical novels and humour. ISBN: 1899863761. Our Book No: 23319. $15 AUD.

347. Repcheck, Jack (2003). The Man Who Found Time: James Hutton and the Discovery of the Earth's Antiquity (1st stated ed). Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books. 247 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. The remarkable story of the gentleman farmer who used his simple observations on a small tract of land which led him to the controversial theory that the earth was likely to be millions of years old rather than the biblically determined 6000 - and that the earth was being shaped and re-shaped by myriad everyday forces rather than one cataclysmic event. Also the story of Scotland and the Scottish enlightenment, which involved some the the greatest thinkers of the age. An engaging story about a little known man and the science he established. ISBN: 073820692X. Our Book No: 27884. $15 AUD.

348. Retzlaff, Mandy (2013). One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile (Reprint ed) [104 Horses]. London: William Collins. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, remainder strip bottom edge. This is the story of a family living in Africa, love of the land, and the bond between man and horse. ISBN: 9780007498741. Our Book No: 28055. $15 AUD.

349. Rhodes, Richard (2000). Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist. New York: Vintage / Random House. 371 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Examines the reasons violent crimes are committed. This book is part biography, part sociology, part intellectual history. ISBN: 0375702482. Our Book No: 24648. $10 AUD.

350. Riach, George (1964). Thirty-Five Years of Sheephearding [35 Years of Sheepherding]. New York: Reflection / Carlton Press. 48 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge jacket small tears & lightly faded, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Note: Jacket title differs from title page. Autobiography of a farmer in the American West in the early 1900s. Our Book No: 2073. $25 AUD.

351. Rice, Nathan P. (1995). Trials of a Public Benefactor, as Illustrated in the Discovery of Etherization (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Australian Society of Anaesthetists. 460 pp. Hardback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white portrait frontispiece. A modern reproduction of a classic book on anaesthesia, originally published in 1858. A biography of William Morton who, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1846, was the first to use ether for pain relief during surgery. (Facsimile reproduction of Morton's signature on flyleaf.). Our Book No: 20371. $20 AUD.

352. Richards, Susan (2008). Chosen by a Horse: How a Broken Horse Fixed a Broken Heart (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, crease top corner front cover, internally excellent. A beautiful story about a special relationship between the author and a wonderful horse named Lay Me Down. ISBN: 9781863256346. Our Book No: 22346. $13 AUD.

353. Ridley, M. R. (1946). Abraham Lincoln (Reprint ed) [Great lives series]. London: Blackie & Son. 208 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white photos, printed on wartime economy paper, cover & blurb of jacket neatly laid down on pastedown. Autobiography of the admired American president. Our Book No: 12146. $10 AUD.

354. Rigg, Bryan Mark (2004). Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitler's Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe (1st ed). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (bottom edge little creased). The harrowing story of one of the most extraordinary rescue missions of World War 2: the rescue of the Rebbe Joseph Schneesohn, the leader of the ultra-conservative Lubavitcher Jews, trapped in Warsaw in 1939 after the Nazi invasion. ISBN: 0300104480. Our Book No: 25277. $15 AUD.

355. Ritson, Janie (2011). Hoping for a Home: How a Woman With a Big Heart Gave New Lives to Animals in Need. London: HarperCollins. 276 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A very special collection of stories about the rollercoaster ride of working for an animal charity. The author writes about a lovesick macaw, a sheep who thinks she's a dog, an abused Doberman whose heroism moves her carers to tears, and her days that are filled with laughter and tears as she learns just how wonderful animals are. ISBN: 9780007378913. Our Book No: 28484. $12 AUD.

356. Roberts, Monty (1996). The Man Who Listens to Horses (Reprint ed). London: Hutchinson. 309 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Autobiography of America's famous horse whisperer. ISBN: 0091802067. Our Book No: 25068. $15 AUD.

357. Robertson, Geoffrey (2006). The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles 1 to the Scaffold [John Cooke]. London: Vintage Books. 429 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white illustration & photos, covers little creased, edges faintly foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This is the biography of the radical barrister, John Cooke. He was the son of a poor farmer, but he brought Charles 1 (who waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives) to trial. Cromwell made him a reforming Chief Justice in Ireland, but in 1660 he was dragged back to the Old Bailey, tried and brutally put to death. John Cooke risked his own life to make tyranny a crime. The author's account has brought this important part of English history to light. ISBN: 9780099459194. Our Book No: 28966. $16 AUD.

358. Robinson, Paul (1975). Karajan [Art of the Conductor]. London: Macdonald & Jane's Publishers. 158 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear jacket (faint toning reverse, flap clipped), light foxing edges, faint toning pages. Biography of the famous German conductor of classical music. ISBN: 0354040316. Our Book No: 23671. $18 AUD.

359. Rogak, Lisa (2005). The Man Behind the Da Vinci Code: The Unauthorized Biography of Dan Brown. Melbourne, Carlton North: Scribe Publications. 140 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos centre spread, pages little toned as usual. An investigative biography of Dan Brown, author of the bestselling novel "The Da Vinci Code". Reveals how and why Brown became infatuated with secret societies. Why has he withdrawn from public life? A few years ago, he was a relatively unknown author, with three novels in print that had sold fewer than 20,000 copies in total. Today, he is a mega-bestselling author, with more than 34 million copies of his fourth novel in print around the world. Reveals little-known details of Brown's unusual work habits - involving gravity boots, an antique hourglass, and voice-recognition technology. Why, in the face of a lawsuit for plagiarism, did Brown refuse to sign an affidavit unambiguously affirming he is the sole author of The Da Vinci Code? What links Brown's early career as a mid-level pop singer with his status as a bestselling author? ISBN: 1920769714. Our Book No: 14444. $10 AUD.

360. Rogers, Ben (1999). A. J. Ayer: A Life (1st ed). New York: Grove Press. 402 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (spine minimally faded). Brilliant biography of A. J. Ayer (1910 - 1989), the British philosopher, who was a man of startling complexity: a rigorous and penetrating philosopher, but also a dedicated hedonist and seducer. He traveled in the most glamorous social circles, yet his friends found him remote. Brings to life the Oxford intellectual world where he met Isaiah Berlin, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and many other great thinkers and writers of the era. Colorful, intimate, and often poignant, this is a powerful biography of a provocative and unforgettable man whose ideas changed the landscape of Western thought. ISBN: 0802116736. Our Book No: 14074. $20 AUD.

361. Rogers, Katharine M. (editor) (2003). L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz (Reprint ed). Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press / Plenum Press. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos. Biography of the creator of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". Katharine Rogers gives Baum the man, and Baum the writer, his due in this well-written biography. ISBN: 0306812975. Our Book No: 20810. $15 AUD.

362. Rolfo, Father Luigi; Milella, Aloysius (translator) (1982). James Alberione: A Brief History of His Life, His Times, and His Work (1st English ed). Sydney, Homebush: St. Paul Publications. 113 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos at rear, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear corners. Biography of the Italian founder of the Pauline Family, Father James Alberione. This biography reviews the highlights of Father Alberione's life - the man, the priest, the founder, the apostle, and as prophet. Our Book No: 28615. $15 AUD.

363. Ronson, Jim (2002). Them: Adventures with Extremists (New ed). London: Picador. 328 pp. Paperback, very good condition, remainder stripe. The award-winning British journalist comically examines a wide variety of extremist groups - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis - who share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. He has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. He travels across three continents, along the way meeting Omar Bakri Mohammed, one of the most dangerous men in Britain, PR-savvy Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Thom Robb, and the survivors of Ruby Ridge. He is chased by men in dark glasses and unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp. In the forests of northern California he even witnesses CEOs, Dick Cheney and George Bush undertake a bizarre owl ritual. Ronson's investigations, by turns creepy and comical, reveal some alarming things about the looking-glass world of "us" and "them." A deep and fascinating look at the lives and minds of extremists. ISBN: 0330375466. Our Book No: 3115. $10 AUD.

364. Ross, Michael (1978). Bougainville: A Biography (1st ed). London: Gordon & Cremonesi. 167 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & black & cream illustrations, frontispiece, small scuff rear cover jacket (few tiny scratches, minor edgewear), faint foxing top edge. This biography is about Louis Antoine de Bougainville, the French explorer who was famous for his journey round the world, and particularly for his visit to Tahiti. He was a versatile man and had a fascinating life. He confronted George Washington at Fort Necessity, was second in command to Montcalm during the Seven Years War, wrote a treatise on integral calculus at the age of 24, and led one of the most exciting and valuable scientific expeditions around the world. He is associated with the thorny climbing plant known as Bougainvillea, including its discovery and importation into Europe and America. ISBN: 0860330591. Our Book No: 29336. $25 AUD.

365. Roston, Miles; Tutu, Desmond (foreword) (2006). Kevin's Questions (1st ed). Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing. 238 pp. Hardback small square, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), base spine lightly rubbed. This book is an emotional story of hope and inspiration, regarding HIV AIDS in an orphan child from Kenya. ISBN: 0908988699. Our Book No: 25447. $20 AUD.

366. Roth, Melinda (2013). The Mustang: A Wild Horse, a Writer on the Run, and the Power of the Unexpected (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. The American author from Illinois writes vividly, movingly, and often humorously of the chaos that descended into her life. The wild mustang, broken but not bowed, his restless spirit propelling him to escape the fences and pens that enclose him. Ultimately the author and the mustang, both fiercely independent characters provide the catalyst for the other's life-changing and life-affirming decisions. A beautiful story of the power of healing. ISBN: 9781742614342. Our Book No: 28370. $18 AUD.

367. Rowan, Archibald Hamilton; Drummond, William H. (editor) & McDowell, R. B. (introduction) (1973). The Autobiography of Archibald Hamilton Rowan (Facsimile ed). Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press. 475 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), foldout chart, pages clean & tight, jacket 90% complete (edge pieces missing bottom edge, edgewear, creased), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Facsimile edition. This memoir of the Anglo-Irishman, a staunch defender of Ireland - and who participated in the 1798 rebellion - was originally published in 1840 (this facsimile edition, copyright 1972). It was written in exile in the young United States republic, and was posthumously edited by Drummond. It is a lively, personal narrative which reveals the serious but frivolous life of a political Irishman of property in the 18th and early 19th centuries. ISBN: 0716500116. Our Book No: 21901. $60 AUD.

368. Ruhen, Carl (1988). The Sea Devil: The Controversial Cruise of the Nazi Emissary von Luckner to Australia and New Zealand in 1938 (1st ed). Sydney: Kangaroo. 136 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (crease top edge, light foxing reverse side), light foxing top edge, spine ends lightly rubbed. The story of Count Felix von Luckner who visited Australia and New Zealand in 1938. He was seen by many as a Nazi spy and by others as a chivalrous and honourable foe during World War 1 (WW1) when, as a sea raider, he had sunk 14 Allied ships in the the South Atlantic without loss of a single life. (Includes advert sheet for von Luckner's lecture in Canberra on 4 June 1938.). ISBN: 0864171781. Our Book No: 26506. $20 AUD.

369. Rukeyser, Muriel (1964). Willard Gibbs (Reprint ed). New York: Dutton. 465 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, frontispiece, minor edgewear, light foxing edges & inside covers, spine lightly faded, top corner rear cover creased, faint foxing rear cover. This study of Willard Gibbs (1839 - 1903) has established itself as one of the most important works ever written about America and its cultural tradition. Gibbs was a professor of mathematical physics at Yale University, and it was in 1876 that he formulated his world-famous Phase Rule called the "Rosetta Stone of Science", that established the basic theory for physical chemistry and immeasurably accelerated the industrial development of America. Our Book No: 24517. $20 AUD.

370. Rushing, Josh; Elder, Sean (with) (2007). Mission Al Jazeera: Build a Bridge, Seek the Truth, Change the World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 233 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket. The former U.S marine, turned Al Jazeera reporter, describes his personal journey, and sheds new light on the war of perceptions between the West and the Arab world. ISBN: 9781403979056. Our Book No: 24783. $15 AUD.

371. Russell, Miles (2003). Piltdown Man: The Secret Life of Charles Dawson & the World's Greatest Archaeological Hoax (1st ed). Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing. 288 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & sketches, minimal edgewear. First edition. The author examines the life and career of Charles Dawson, the alleged hoaxer of Piltdown Man. ISBN: 0752425722. Our Book No: 23321. $15 AUD.

372. Sacks, Oliver (2001). Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (Reprint ed). London: Picador. 132 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tiny dent front cover, minimal edgewear. In this special memoir, the distinguished neurologist and master storyteller writes about his childhood in wartime England. He tells of his large, scientifically minded family who encouraged his early fascination with metals. This book is full of magic, delight, and wonder as a young boy discovers the unquenchable desire for knowledge. An unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary mind. ISBN: 0330396358. Our Book No: 23322. $15 AUD.

373. Saddhatissa, H. (Hammalawa) (1976). The Life of the Buddha. London: Mandala / Unwin Paperbacks. 89 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, map, edgewear, edges lightly foxed, rubber stamp. ISBN: 0042940931. Our Book No: 1513. $10 AUD.

374. Safran, John (2014). Murder In Mississippi: The True Story of How I Met a White Supremacist, Befriended His Black Killer and Wrote This Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, few corners creased (used as bookmarks!), tiny scuff spine edge, minor wear edges & spine. This book is about a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived, and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything. The author has written an engrossing revealing story. ISBN: 9780143572084. Our Book No: 29257. $15 AUD.

375. Sandford, Christopher (2012). The Rolling Stones Fifty Years (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 497 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, few tiny dents front cover near spine, pages faintly toned, minor crease front cover, minor edgewear. A fascinating biography tof the story of the famous British rock'n'roll group, the Rolling Stones. He tells the human drama at the centre of their story, and explains what has made them so popular in Britain, admired for their flamboyance, creativity and lifestyles by some people, and reviled elsewhere for the same reasons. ISBN: 9780857201034. Our Book No: 28916. $25 AUD.

376. Saward, Joe (2006). The Grand Prix Saboteurs: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the Grand Prix Drivers Who Became British Secret Agents In World War II (Reprint ed). Milton Keynes: Morienval Press. 363 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (some full-page), spine faintly creased, minor edgewear corners. The story of "W. Williams", the winner of the first Monaco Grand Prix in 1929 and the most successful British racing driver of the 1920s. After his retirement from racing, he became a gentleman of leisure in the 1930s. In 1940 he joined the British Army as a private soldier in the Royal Army Service Corps. He was trained as a secret agent and parachuted into German-occupied France to establish a sabotage network in Paris. An old friend and rival Robert Benoist, France's top racing driver of the 1920s, helped him form a resistance network. The author has done 18 years of complex research to write an unforgettable story. ISBN: 9780955486807. Our Book No: 28947. $16 AUD.

377. Schiller, Lawrence; Mailer, Norman (interviews) (2002). Into the Mirror: The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen (Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 317 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The remarkable story of the trusted top FBI agent who passed very sensitive secret intelligence to the Soviet Union for over 20 years. Written by Schiller, based on interviews by Schiller and Norman Mailer. ISBN: 0732275997. Our Book No: 2378. $15 AUD.

378. Schimberg, Albert Paul (1948). The Story of Therese Neumann (Reprint ed). Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing. 232 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece, sepia photos, pages lightly toned, faded spine jacket (edge tears, loss spine ends, flap clipped, reverse side lightly toned), protected by removable semi-archival plastic sleeve. The acclaimed biography of Therese of Konnersreuth, the German mystic and stigmatist. Our Book No: 24463. $15 AUD.

379. Schofield, John (2013). The Rise and Fall of Thomas Cromwell: Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant (Reprint ed). Gloucestershire: History Press. 476 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, few tiny marks fore-edge, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear. The author has done detailed research into Cromwell. His biography describes Cromwell's brilliant mind and his love for and patronage of the arts and humanities. The short case studies give new light on his relations with, and his reputation among, Henry VIII's subjects. Concludes with the drama of Cromwell's downfall and highlights the king's posthumous exoneration of the 'most faithful servant he ever had'. ISBN: 9780752458663. Our Book No: 28636. $15 AUD.

380. Scribner, Charles Jr (1991). In the Company of Writers: A Life in Publishing. London: Scribner. 193 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (reverse side slightly foxed), faint foxing top edge, top corners few pages lightly creased, pages lightly toned. This unique memoir goes from the Golden Age of American literature to the publishing revolution of the 1980s. There are open-cage lifts, oak-and-glass cubicles, monotype presses and Dickensian characters. A world where royalties were still calculated by hand and the relationships between publisher and author were close - and often stormy. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0356203050. Our Book No: 23814. $10 AUD.

381. Seaver, George (1957). The Faith of Edward Wilson of the Antarctic (Reprint ed). London: John Murray. 51 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece portrait, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, flap clipped, light toning reverse side), light toning endpapers. A brief outline of the career and Christian faith of this great and saintly Antarctic explorer. Our Book No: 25299. $15 AUD.

382. Selye, Hans (1979). The Stress of My Life (2nd ed). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 267 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped, faint foxing reverse side), light foxing edges. Second edition. Autobiography of the Austrian-Canadian physician, who set up a pioneer institute to study stress at the University of Montreal. He is best known for his General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS), which linked stress and anxiety to biochemical and physiological responses in modern humans. ISBN: 0442276591. Our Book No: 2961. $20 AUD.

383. Seow, Francis T. (1995). To Catch a Tartar: A Dissident in Lee Kuan Yew's Prison (Malaysian reprint ed) [Southeast Asia Studies Monograph]. New Haven, CT: Yale Center for International and Area Studies. 293 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An autobiographical account of how a citizen of Singapore (a former Solicitor-General) was treated while under detention for 72 days in 1998 without trial under the republic's internal security laws for the crime of colluding with US diplomats to build an opposition in Singapore. ISBN: 0938692569. Our Book No: 13261. $25 AUD.

384. Severin, Tim; Beynon, Joe (photographer);Harris, Paul (photographer), & Sheil, Leonard (illustrator) (1997). The Spice Islands Voyage: In Search of Wallace (1st ed). London: Little, Brown & Company. 267 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos, map, minor edgewear. First edition. About a journey and a quest: a journey among the Spice Islands of equatorial Indonesia aboard a traditional native sailing vessel - a quest to rediscover a remarkable Englishman whose wandering in the archipelago changed the way we see the natural world. The author used Alfred Russel Wallace's "The Malay Archipelago" as a guide. This fascinating book is a singular travel book, a unique blend of biography, ecology, history and adventure. It bears witness to the many heroic achievements of one of the great Victorian scientist-explorers. ISBN: 0316881759. Our Book No: 27305. $20 AUD.

385. Shakespeare, Nicholas (2013). Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France (1st p/b ed). London: Harvill Secker. 427 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text photos, minor edgewear. When the well-known British author stumbled across a box documents belonging to his late aunt he was completely unaware of where this discovery would take him. He had heard rumours that Priscilla had fought in the French Resistance during WW2, but the truth turned out to be far more complicated. This title tells the remarkable true story of a young woman's adventures and misadventures during war years. ISBN: 9781846554841. Our Book No: 16032. $20 AUD.

386. Shears, Richard; Gidley, Isobelle (1984). Devi: The Bandit Queen. London: George Allen & Unwin. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, reverse side jacket lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The remarkable story of Phoolan Devi, Goddess of Flowers - the legendary Indian Dacoit Queen - who suffered torture and rape before escaping her captors, and then taking bloody revenge and living a life on the run. Records her final dramatic surrender and capture, and her impending trial. ISBN: 0049200976. Our Book No: 14608. $15 AUD.

387. Sheed, F. J. (editor) (1933). The Irish Way (Cheap ed). London: Sheed & Ward. 343 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, rebound green cloth cover (spine title label), new endpapers, pages lightly toned, corner tips few pages folded, foldout map at rear, minor edgewear. An anthology of 18 essays on important Irish Roman Catholics, from Saint Patrick (389 - 461) to Matt (Matthew) Talbot (1856 - 1925). Our Book No: 4262. $20 AUD.

388. Shehadeh, Raja (2012). Occupation Diaries. London: Profile Books. 276 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips covers little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book chronicles the last two eventful years before the Palestinian bid for UN statehood in September 2011. The author has kept a diary since the 1967 Israeli invasion, and he has written a fierce and lyrical portrait of a life lived under siege, shown through a delicate balance of memory and everyday reality. ISBN: 9781781250167. Our Book No: 29518. $15 AUD.

389. Shengold, Leonard (1993). The Boy Will Come to Nothing! Freud's Ego Ideal and Freud as Ego Ideal. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press (YUP). 184 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, grey boards & red endpapers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side). A profound, fascinating and eloquent book that investigates Freud's personal ego ideals. Shows how Freud was influenced by his father and by others, and how he spent his life trying to disprove his father's remark: "The boy will come to nothing!". SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0300056842. Our Book No: 23533. $12 AUD.

390. Shenk, Joshua Wolf (2006). Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness (Reprint ed). Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 350 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. Reveals the deep melancholy (depression) that pervaded the American president's life and its influence on his mature character. Drawing on seven years of research, the author offers a nuanced, revelatory perspective on Abraham Lincoln and his legacy. ISBN: 9780618773442. Our Book No: 27351. $15 AUD.

391. Sherrill, Martha (2008). Dog Man: An Uncommon Life on a Faraway Mountain (1st ed). New York: Penguin Press. 239 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, bottom edge & flap creased jacket. Stunning portrait of the Japanese man who single-handedly rescued the 4,000-year-old Akita dog breed. At the end of WW2, there were only 16 Akita dogs left in Japan. Morie Sawataishi became obsessed with preventing their extinction. He defied convention, broke the law, gave up a prestigious job, and chose instead to take his urbanite wife to Japan's forbidding snow country to start a family, and devote himself entirely to saving the Akita. Provides a profound look at what it takes to be an individual in a culture where rebels are rare, while expertly portraying a side of Japan rarely seen by outsiders. ISBN: 9781594201240. Our Book No: 14250. $15 AUD.

392. Shiga, Shigeo; Malnic, Jutta (photos) & Thompson, Bob (interviews) (1983). Shiga the Potter (1st ed). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 75 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, black & white photos, spine ends & corner rubbed, top corner covers bumped, light foxing edges, top corners pages little creased, reverse side jacket minor foxing (small closed tear rear cover, flap clipped, rear flap creased, minor edgewear), front free flyleaf creased, small texta spot bottom edge near spine. This book shows Shiga's experience in Australia through his pottery work and words. Shiga left Australia in 1979, and has worked in Japan since that time. The rear of the book has his story and a catalogue of his wonderful pottery. He gained inspiration from the natural beauty he found while living in Australia. ISBN: 0442263252. Our Book No: 27767. $20 AUD.

393. Shillingsburg, Peter (2001). William Makepeace Thackeray: A Literary Life (1st ed) [Literary Lives]. Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan. 162 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear, owner's details embossed title page. This biography offers a new perspective on the relationship between Thackeray's life and his novels. It combines an analysis of his philosophy and religion with his life's experiences with women, and acknowledgements of his dependence on writing for a livelihood to provide an explanation for his narrative strategies. Traces Thackeray's composition and revision of sample passages to demonstrate that his narrative strategies were conscious developments. Also demonstrates how Thackeray's critique of the evils of society focused subtly on conventional domestic cruelties, and on the inequities of the world of women, but in a way that could be dismissed and would not necessarily alienate the public upon whose good will his livelihood depended. ISBN: 033365093X. Our Book No: 22625. $20 AUD.

394. Shotter, David (1992). Tiberius Caesar (1st ed) [Lancaster Pamphlets]. London: Routledge. 97 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, minor edgewear, owner's written name (twice). An up-to-date study of the character and life of Tiberius Caesar, heir of Augustus and emperor of Rome from AD 14 to AD 37. ISBN: 0415076544. Our Book No: 23239. $10 AUD.

395. Shulman, Seth (2008). The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W. W. Norton. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, tiny hole fore-edge last two pages. The inventor of the telephone and co-founder of the National Geographic Society is challenged by the author. A stellar example of historical investigation. Throughout his career, Bell was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and found the smoking gun: a deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption and unchecked ambition. ISBN: 9780393062069. Our Book No: 24834. $15 AUD.

396. Singer, Peter (1999). Ethics Into Action: Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 222 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A biography of animal rights activist Henry Spira. This book tells the inspiring story of a lifelong activist, whose creativity and careful thought about strategies for change will serve as a model for activists fighting injustice in a wide range of causes. ISBN: 0522848745. Our Book No: 20842. $10 AUD.

397. Sizemore, Chris Costner (1989). A Mind of My Own: The Woman Who Was Known as Eve Tells the Story of Her Triumph Over Multiple Personality Disorder. New York: William Morrow. 299 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine), flaps creased jacket, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Her followup book, after "I'm Eve" (a famous American case of multiple personality, successfully filmed), describing her rebirth, recovery and renewed commitment to family and community. ISBN: 0688081991. Our Book No: 4260. $20 AUD.

398. Slayton, Robert A. (2010). Master of the Air: William Tunner and the Success of Military Airlift (1st ed). Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press. 291 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear jacket, top corners few pages little creased. This is the story of General William Henry Tunner. The author gives original insights into this legendary U.S. Air Force leader. During WW2 he served in Burma. He supplied supplied West Berlin with food and supplies to survive the Soviet blockade (1948 - 49) and its hold over two million people. The airlift demonstrated the unexpected capacity of air transport in a postwar world. ISBN: 9780817316921. Our Book No: 28919. $50 AUD.

399. Small, Hugh (1999). Florence Nightingale: Avenging Angel (1st p/b ed). London: Constable. 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is the story of the reasons behind Florence Nightingales mental and physical collapse which took her to her bed for ten years, and to spend the rest of her life as a reclusive invalid. Even bedridden, she worked obsessively for social reform. The author has shown that her contribution to public health after the war was crucial, and that she made use of the most advanced scientific expertise of the day. ISBN: 0094798400. Our Book No: 27466. $18 AUD.

400. Smith, John Holland (1972). Francis of Assisi. New York: Scribner's. 210 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, lightly toned front flyleaf, faint crease front cover, remainder stamp bottom edge, minor edgewear, owner's written name. This major biography reveals the real Francis of Assisi. As well as being a preacher, saint and mystic, he was a soldier, a dropout, rebel, crusader, genius, folk hero, hermit and poet. This study explores the background and character of the man whose revolt against his father's capitalistic world and a military career brought him a profound spirituality and the awe and respect of cardinals and lepers, poets, soldiers and peasants. ISBN: 068413697X. Our Book No: 22382. $10 AUD.

401. Smith, Michelle; Dervan, Cathal (with) (1996). Gold: A Triple Champion's Story. Edinburgh: Mainstream. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos. Refreshing autobiography of the champion Irish swimmer who won three gold medals at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996, but later had to respond to allegations from the disappointed Americans. ISBN: 1851589309. Our Book No: 20361. $12 AUD.

402. Sobosan, Jeffrey G. (1991). Bless the Beasts: A Spirituality of Animal Care (1st ed). New York: Crossroad Publishing. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, few tiny scratches covers. The author, a professor and a priest, has written a wonderful warm caring book about his love of animals and his own understanding of Christianity. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in animals and spirituality. ISBN: 0824511352. Our Book No: 21755. $10 AUD.

403. Solomon, Andrew (2002). The Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression. London: Vintage / Random House. 560 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, small tear fore-edge single page, minor edgewear. The author writes about his own personal history explaining his own frightening experience of depression. He also discusses the pain of other people with depression, in different cultures and societies, whose lives have been changed by depression and looks at the historical, social, biological, chemical, and medical implications of this disease. He writes about the mental hospitals, research labs, the poor, rural and urban. He analyses the medications of today as well as reviewing the politics of diagnosis and treatment, and he looks at the vital role of will and love in the process of recovery. ISBN: 0099277131. Our Book No: 29095. $15 AUD.

404. Soros, George (1995). Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve (1st ed). New York: John Wiley. 326 pp. Paperback octavo, card cover (with flaps), very good condition, few tiny marks fore-edge, few minor creases front cover, minor edgewear. George Soros writes about his highly successful investment funds, and about financial theory and personal reminiscences, political analysis and moral reflection - in short, offering a unique and compelling picture of the world and its globalized financial markets. ISBN: 0471119776. Our Book No: 23441. $15 AUD.

405. Souhami, Diana (2001). Selkirk's Island (In 1704 Alexander Selkirk, a Mariner, Was Marooned on the Uninhabited Island of Juan Fernandez: He Was Not Rescued Until 1709) (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 246 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), three colour plates at front, black & white drawings, map, minor edgewear jacket, edges little foxed. This is the extraordinary story of the real Robinson Crusoe, the man who inspired Daniel Defoe's famous novel. The author draws on Selkirk's own story, his rescuers and fellow crewmen, and petitions from two women who claimed to be his wife, to reveal the facts behind the fantasy. The story evokes the ordeal of solitary survival. ISBN: 0297643851. Our Book No: 28985. $15 AUD.

406. Spencer, Irene (2009). Cult Insanity: A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement (1st international ed). New York: Center Street. 332 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, map, bottom corner front cover little worn, edges & pages lightly toned, small scuff front cover, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. This is the autobiography of the author's life spent in a polygamous fundamentalist Mormon sect. The story started with "Shattered Dreams", and continues in this book, focusing on the terrifying acts of Ervil LeBaron, her brother-in-law and a self-proclaimed prophet, who believed he had been called to set the house of God in order. ISBN: 9781599953076. Our Book No: 27650. $15 AUD.

407. Spencer, Lloyd; Krauze, Andrzej (1996). Hegel for Beginners (1st ed). London: Icon Books. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned. Cartoon biography of the German philosopher who had a profound influence on the ideas and political events of the 20th century. ISBN: 1874166447. Our Book No: 25874. $14 AUD.

408. Stein, Alexandra (2002). Inside Out: A Memoir of Entering and Breaking Out of a Minneapolis Political Cult (1st stated ed). St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc. 373 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, fore-edge lightly marked, bottom corner rear cover creased, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. The author tells her story about her life inside a fringe group of political activists in Minneapolis, USA. ISBN: 0878391878. Our Book No: 25636. $25 AUD.

409. Stephen, Martin (2008). The Diary of a Stroke (Reprint ed). London: Psychology News Press. 183 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top corner). This book is a moving, hilarious and honest story of the author's recovery from a stroke. He shares his thoughts on the current treatment of stroke patients in Britain. The book is an important resource for stroke victims and their families, as he shows how the support of loved ones and dogged determination can lead to a meaningful recovery. ISBN: 9780907633105. Our Book No: 27781. $30 AUD.

410. Stichting, Anne Frank (1994). Anne Frank in the World 1929 - 1945 (5th revised ed). Amsterdam: Anne Frank House. 228 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear corners. A portrait of Anne Frank's life, and gives an account of historical developments between 1929 and 1945 in Germany and Netherlands. Many photos in this book appear for the first time. Anne Frank is one of the best known German-Jewish victims of the Holocaust. ISBN: 9072972104. Our Book No: 28735. $25 AUD.

411. Stillings, Henrich (1923). Jugend: Eine Wahrhafte Geschichte [Youth: A True Story]. Berlin & Leipzig: George Jacob Decker. 169 + 11 pp. Hardback very small, marbled cloth boards, leather spine (gilt decoration & lettering), very good condition, pages toned, minor foxing, minor edgewear. German language. Originally published 1777 (title page), this being a 1923 reprint. Autobiography of the early life of Johann Heinrich Jung, the German author, physician and academic (1740 - 1817). "Henrich Stillings" is a pen name. Our Book No: 15501. $40 AUD.

412. Stone, Elaine Murray (2004). Dorothy Day: Champion of the Poor. New York: Paulist Press. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Biography for young adult of Dorothy Day, the controversial and celebrated American Catholic activist, who has been proposed for canonization. ISBN: 0809167190. Our Book No: 13193. $10 AUD.

413. Storr, Anthony (1990). Churchill's Black Dog and Other Phenomena of the Human Mind. New York: Ballantine Books. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The dazzling collected essays of one of England's best-known psychiatrists. The theme is the sanity of true genius: highly gifted and creative people are far more likely to suffer from mental illness than the general population. As illustrations, he probes the psyches of Churchill, Kafka, Isaac Newton, Carl Jung and C. P. Snow. ISBN: 034536547X. Our Book No: 13791. $10 AUD.

414. Sturt, Mrs Napier George (1899). Life of Charles Sturt: Sometime Capt. 39th Regt and Australian Explorer (Australian ed). London / [Sydney]: Smith, Elder & Co. / Angus & Robertson. 395 + 4 pp. Hardback thick octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, original dark green cloth cover, portraits (tissue guard), foldout single-colour maps, fore-edge untrimmed (few page edges little torn), rear inner hinge little split (pages firm), endpapers & some page edges & maps little foxed, adverts at rear, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Australian edition. A biography of the British explorer of Australia (1975 - 1869), written by his daughter-in-law. Sturt is noted for three expeditions that traced the sources of rivers in New South Wales and South Australia, and his failed search for the fabled "inland sea" in Central Australia. Contains two portraits (including frontispiece) and five maps (four being foldout). Ferguson 16394. (Publisher Smith Elder on title page, Angus & Robertson at base of spine.). Our Book No: 17103. $100 AUD.

415. Styron, William (1991). Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness (1st U.K. ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 84 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. The novelist William Styron describes his descent into depression. This memoir is a bold and ultimately uplifting exploration of depression's dark reality. ISBN: 0224030450. Our Book No: 2329. $10 AUD.

416. Styron, William (1992). Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness (Reprint ed). London: Picador. 84 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages toned, minimal creasing covers, minor edgewear. The novelist William Styron describes his descent into depression. This memoir is a bold and ultimately uplifting exploration of depression's dark reality. ISBN: 0330317539. Our Book No: 4261. $10 AUD.

417. Suzuki, David (2006). David Suzuki: The Autobiography. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 404 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, printed on recycled paper, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of one man's passion for the planet. For several decades, he has brought this passion to the world through his research, writings, broadcasting and above all through his life story. ISBN: 1741147921. Our Book No: 24663. $15 AUD.

418. Tammet, Daniel (2007). Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant (Reprint ed). New York: Free Press. 239 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. This uplifting story of a British autistic savant starts from early childhood, when he was not able to make friends and had tantrums, to young adulthood, when he learned to control himself and live independently, fell in love, experienced a religious conversion to Christianity, and most recently, became a celebrity. He explains how he solves complicated maths problems by seeing shapes (synesthesia), and learns new languages in a week. ISBN: 9781416549017. Our Book No: 4276. $15 AUD.

419. Tammet, Daniel (2009). Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind. London: Hodder. 392 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine & corner rear cover lightly creased. Sequel to "Born on a Blue Day", about his remarkable mental abilities as an autistic savant. Embraces the latest scientific research, with insights from personal experience, to shed light on the mysteries of how the mind is capable of incredible feats. ISBN: 9780340961339. Our Book No: 14625. $12 AUD.

420. Tangye, Derek (1965). A Cat in the Window. London: Four Square / New English Library (NEL). 125 pp. Paperback wide trade, good plus condition, black & white drawings, spine lightly creased, minor foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear corners. Describes his family life in an isolated cottage, Minack, in Cornwall, accompanied by his pet cat Monty. Our Book No: 9701. $10 AUD.

421. Tattersfield, Nigel (1999). Bookplates by Beilby & Bewick: A Biographical Dictionary of Bookplates from the Workshop of Ralph Beilby, Thomas Bewick & Robert Bewick, 1760 - 1849. London: British Library and Oak Knoll Press. 352 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings (engravings), frontispiece portrait. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The spare-time production by Thomas Bewick of his celebrated natural histories was supported by the vigorous activity of a general engraving business involving Bewick, his partner Ralph Beilby and numerous apprentices. The workshop's surviving records are unique in their diversity and quantity, revealing a vast range of work, from banknotes and inscriptions on silver, to the making of type punches and bottle moulds. These records have been used in the study of engraved silver, pottery transfers and the preparatory studies for Bewick's wood engravings. But this biographical dictionary of the several hundred bookplates engraved on copper and wood - executed and printed in the workshop over a period of 89 years - is the most extensive and thorough in its use of primary sources. Lively enthusiasm and careful scholarship have combined to produce a valuable and truly pioneering work on a subject hitherto clouded by speculation and optimistic attribution. Very fully illustrated, with over 300 examples reproduced, and its wealth of biographical information on the owners of the bookplates represents an important contribution to the social history of the north of England. ISBN: 0830822674. Our Book No: 15639. $100 AUD.

422. Thiering, Barbara (1995). Jesus of the Apocalypse: The Life of Jesus After the Crucifixion. Sydney: Doubleday / Softback Preview. 462 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition. Controversial biography of Jesus, by Australian divinity scholar (University of Sydney). Using the pesher method of decoding two separate levels of meaning found in the Dead Sea Scrolls, she unravels the mysteries of the Book of Revelation, the final book in the Bible. She believes that Jesus did not die on the cross but that he and his sons were involved in the evolution of the new underground Christian religion. ISBN: 0868245569. Our Book No: 7280B. $18 AUD.

423. Thomas, J. Heywood (2000). Tillich [Paul Tillich] [Outstanding Christian Thinkers]. London: Continuum. 188 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965) was a singular German theologian who was as much at home in theological discussion. His attacks on Nazism forced him to flee to the United States. A critical review of this theology, including his debts to Schelling, Kant and Husserl. Examines his ontological approach to Christology and salvation, and his understanding of the Church as a spiritual community. ISBN: 0826450830. Our Book No: 3844. $10 AUD.

424. Thomas, Lewis (1984). The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher. New York: Bantam Books. 254 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages lightly toned, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. In this personal memoir, the author looks back upon his own experiences as a medical student, young doctor, and senior researcher to present a fascinating view of what medicine once was, and what it has recently become - a young science rich in possibility and promise. ISBN: 0553245120. Our Book No: 23368. $10 AUD.

425. Thornton, Margaret (2007). I Heard Him Call: The Story of Neville Langford-Smith. Melbourne, Brunswick East: Acorn Press. 162 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, minor foxing edges, minor crease along spine, few scratches covers. Biography of Neville Langford-Smith who lived among African peoples in Tanganyika and Kenya for over four decades, sharing their friendship, joys and sorrows. The author spent eight of her 31 years of experience as a CMS missionary in Kenya as Bishop Neville's secretary and diocesan bookkeeper. ISBN: 9780908284665. Our Book No: 26515. $30 AUD.

426. Thorpe, T. E. (2007). Humphry Davy: Poet and Philosopher. Stroud, Glouc.: Nonsuch Publishing. 190 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. One of the most brilliant scientists of his day, Humphry Davy was acclaimed for his work as a chemist, notably for the isolation of iodine, and later the invention of the Davy safety lamp. He was also an accomplished poet, known throughout his life to express his feelings in verse, and his impassioned and romantic spirit was unmistakable in his vision of science. Using extracts from Davy's letters and papers, details the life and achievements of a man who, transgressing scientific and literary circles, played a significant role in the social and intellectual world of late 18th and early 19th century London. (Originally published, 1896. This edition has a modern introduction.). ISBN: 9781845883829. Our Book No: 14525. $12 AUD.

427. Tindall, Gillian (2003). The Man Who Drew London: Wenceslaus Hollar in Reality and Imagination. London: Pimlico / Random House. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, drawings, light crease rear cover, top corner tip front cover lightly scuffed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. An historical biographical novel about Wenceslaus Hollar, a 17th-century London artist famous for his etchings. The author has used numerous sources to create a montage of Hollar's life and times, and of the illustrious lives that touched his life. It is a carefully researched factual account, but the author has used her novelist's skill to form an intricate whole - a life's texture which is also an absorbing and occasionally tragic story. ISBN: 0712667571. Our Book No: 26636. $14 AUD.

428. Tink, Andrew (2012). Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Walker & Whiteoak / Australian Scholarly Publishing. 315 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph. A John Bull figure, full of bumptious ambition and self-confidence, Lord Sydney had a remarkable political career, largely in opposition. When the British cabinet accepted his recommendation to send convicts to Botany Bay, he instructed the Treasury to provide for the First Fleet. His name is now proudly borne by Australia's oldest city. ISBN: 9781921875434. Our Book No: 16905. $25 AUD.

429. Tomalin, Claire (2000). Jane Austen: A Life (Revised, reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 362 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased. The best available biography of this favourite English novelist - detailed, witty, warm - and based on new research of the family papers. ISBN: 9780140296907. Our Book No: 14409. $12 AUD.

430. Tomlinson, Richard (2001). The Big Breach: From Top Secret Maximum Security (1st Australian ed) [Inside the Secret World of MI6]. Sydney: HarperCollins. 319 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. Tomlinson was recruited to MI6 in 1991 and had a promising career, including smuggling nuclear secrets out of Moscow, running an undercover operation in Sarajevo, and to infiltrating a criminal group exporting chemical weapons to Iran. However, he was unjustifiably sacked - and the harassed for five years as he sought to publish his memoirs. An important case study of unsupervised bureaucracy gone wrong. ISBN: 0732270944. Our Book No: 14767. $15 AUD.

431. Tovey, Doreen (2009). More Cats in the Belfry. Chichester, West Sussex: Summersdale Publishers. 206 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Funny adventures when two Siamese cats take over the household. In this book Charles has died, and Saphra and Shantung keep Doreen busy with all their adventures. ISBN: 9781840247695. Our Book No: 25067. $13 AUD.

432. Tovey, Donald Francis; Foss, Hubert J. (editor) & Walker, Dr Ernest (biographical foreword) (1946). A Musician Talks: The Integrity of Music: Volume 1 (3rd imp. ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 161 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pages & edges lightly toned, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, spine ends & edges little rubbed, flap clipped jacket (little faded including spine, faint scuff front cover), bookshop label front pastedown. This book is the permanent form of the late Sir Donald Tovey's Cramb and Alsop Lectures which he delivered at Glasgow and at Liverpool Universities respectively. Our Book No: 27591. $15 AUD.

433. Trompf, G. W. (1978). Friedrich Max Mueller as a Theorist of Comparative Religion (1st ed). Bombay: Shakutala Publishing House. 99 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), grey cloth cover (spine lightly faded), very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, corner tip front flyleaf little creased. Australian religious studies academic provides a commentary on Friedrich Max Mueller (1823 - 1900), the German-born Sanskrit scholar and philologist, and his remarkable contribution to the study of comparative religion. Our Book No: 13098. $18 AUD.

434. Twain, Mark; Neider, Charles (editor) (2000). The Travels of Mark Twain. New York: Cooper Square Press. 448 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine & covers little faded, laminate coating lightly creased, minor edgewear corners, black texta spot bottom edge (remainder mark). This is the unabridged republication of the book originally published in New York in 1961. This anthology is a generous selection from the best of Twain's travel writing. The travels are in Virginia City to Venice, New Orleans to Nazareth, silver mining in Nevada to the Pyramids and Sphinx of Egypt. Twain's descriptions are filled with humor, shrewd commentary on the people, and the customs and mores of foreign lands. ISBN: 0815410395. Our Book No: 29414. $20 AUD.

435. Ulrich, Karen (2006). How to Write Your Life Story: The Complete Guide to Creating a Personal Memoir (1st ed). East Sussex: Reader's Digest / Ivy Press. 192 pp. Hardback quarto, very good plus condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos, old price marks. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author covers all the elements, steps, and possibilities of writing autobiography. Includes ongoing encouragement, examples from wide-ranging authors, and plenty of writer's workshop exercises. ISBN: 0762108134. Our Book No: 24081. $32 AUD.

436. van Geldermalsen, Marguerite (2010). Married to a Bedouin. London: Virago Press. 280 pp. Paperback, very good condition. In 1978, the New Zealander and a friend were travelling in the Middle East when she met the charismatic Mohammad Abdallah Othman, a Bedouin souvenir-seller from the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. She lived with him in a 2000-year-old cave carved into the red rock of the hillside, and learned to live like a Bedouin. She learned Arabic, converted to Islam and gave birth to three children. Here is her extraordinary story. ISBN: 9781844082209. Our Book No: 14952. $10 AUD.

437. Van Lieburg, M. J. (1988). Famous Depressives: Ten Historical Sketches. Rotterdam: Organon International. 88 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few small edge tears jacket, sticker. Potted biographies of ten depressives: Job (Biblical saint), Michelangelo, Martin Luther, Ignatius de Loyola, Anne Grenville (famous English patient, 1650s), Albrecht van Haller, Johann Georg Zimmermann (physician), Arthur Schopenhauer (philosopher), Charlotte Stieglitz, Sergei C. Pankejeff (Freud's wolf-man). The first volume of a foreshadowed series on the cultural-historical context of depression. Our Book No: 14519. $20 AUD.

438. van Meekeren, Erwin; Gunderson, Prof. Dr. John G. (foreword);Hurkmans, Willem (translator), & Kelly, Jackie (translator) (2003). Starry Starry Night: Life and Psychiatric History of Vincent van Gogh (1st ed). Amsterdam: Benecke N.I. 164 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, colour replicas of paintings, minor edgewear. This book describes Vincent's life, his personality, the times in which he lived, and his psychiatric history. The book has been written by a psychiatrist, and it is intended for anyone with an interest in Van Gogh and his era. There is a small section with a limited number of colour replicas of his paintings. ISBN: 9073637570. Our Book No: 29031. $40 AUD.

439. Vance, J. D. (2016). Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (1st U.K. ed). London: William Collins. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. In this moving memoir, the author tells the true story of what a social, regional and class decline is like. He is a former marine and Yale Law School graduate who takes a probing look at America's white working class through his own story of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town. ISBN: 9780008220556. Our Book No: 29443. $30 AUD.

440. Vanstone, W. H. (2002). Love's Endeavour Love's Expense: The Response of Being to the Love of God (Reprint ed). London: Darton Longman & Todd. 120 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small mark on fore-edge, minor edgewear. (Originally published, 1977, this is the 2002 edition.) The author is a retired Anglican theologian. His personal experiences as a parish priest in a housing estate in the north of England, and his feelings about the true meaning of being committed to the church. ISBN: 0232513805. Our Book No: 22825. $13 AUD.

441. Vazhakala, Fr Sebastian (2004). Life with Mother Teresa: My Thirty-Year Friendship With the Mother of the Poor. Cincinnati, OH: St. Anthony Messenger Press / Servent Books. 242 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips few pages little worn, barcode sticker inside rear cover. The author worked closely with Mother Teresa for 30 years and was involved with her work in India. He tells stories of the founding of the Contemplative and the Lay Missionaries, and provides fresh insight into Mother Teresa: "timid and very sensitive by nature", but who surrendered everything to God in order to serve the poor. Through unedited letters (reproduced here), photos and anecdotes ranging from Mother Teresa's childhood in Albania, to her memory loss of later years, this special story gives a new portrait of both Mother Teresa and the inner spirit of the Missionaries of Charity. ISBN: 0867166223. Our Book No: 22649. $10 AUD.

442. Vernon, Roland (2000). Star in the East: Krishnamurti - the Invention of a Messiah (1st ed). London: Constable. 306 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side, crease top spine) minor foxing top edge, two page corners creased. First edition. A biography of the Indian-born spiritual teacher, who died in 1986 at age 90. The author tells Krishnamurti's story in the light of a century of changing spiritual attitudes. ISBN: 0094764808. Our Book No: 15187. $20 AUD.

443. Vernon, Roland (2002). Star in the East: Krishnamurti - the Invention of a Messiah. Boulder, CO: Sentient Publications. 306 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, remainder stripe. A biography of the Indian-born spiritual teacher, who died in 1986 at age 90. The author tells Krishnamurti's story in the light of a century of changing spiritual attitudes. ISBN: 0971078688. Our Book No: 26049. $15 AUD.

444. Vidor, King (1973). On Film Making (1st UK ed). London: W. H. Allen. 239 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, stock photo differs from this copy. The famous American director explains the development of the modern motion picture, and techniques of filmmaking, based on his extensive personal experience. His films include War and Peace, The Big Parade, Our Daily Bread, Street Scene, The Crowd, Duel in the Sun, The Citadel, and uncredited parts of The Wizard of Oz. ISBN: 0491011202. Our Book No: 3734. $18 AUD.

445. Vise, David A. (2002). The Bureau and the Mole: The Unmasking of Robert Philip Hanssen, the Most Dangerous Double Agent in FBI History (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Schwartz Publishing. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The remarkable story of the trusted top FBI agent who passed very sensitive secret intelligence to the Soviet Union for over 20 years. Also tells the story of Louis J. Freeh, FBI director, who had to catch the betrayer within its own ranks. ISBN: 1863952756. Our Book No: 2373. $10 AUD.

446. Vitz, Paul C. (1988). Sigmund Freud's Christian Unconscious (Reprint ed). New York: Guilford Press. 287 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor foxing edges, dual binding (has superior binding along spine), minor edgewear jacket. An extended biographical essay on Sigmund Freud's little known, life-long, deep involvement with religion, primarily Christianity and in particular Roman Catholicism. This book will interest anyone interested in the history of psychoanalytic thought and those intrigued by the conflict between psychology and religion. ISBN: 0898626730. Our Book No: 23246. $12 AUD.

447. Vogl, Adalbert Albert (1987). Therese Neumann: Mystic and Stigmatist 1898 - 1962: The Personal Memories of a Life-time Family Friend (Revised ed). Rockford, IL: Tan Books & Publishers. 172 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, corner tips covers little creased, slight scuff fore-edge, light dent base spine, minor edgewear. A biography of Therese of Konnersreuth, the German mystic and stigmatist. The author is a lifetime relative through his three priest-uncles, and was a welcome visitor to the Neumann home. The book is a primary source of information about this famous mystic and has a lot of fascinating stories - many not found elsewhere. (Revised edition, retitled, with substantial additions, of a book published in 1978.). ISBN: 0895552418. Our Book No: 29523. $20 AUD.

448. Voller, Debbi (1990). Madonna: The New Illustrated Biography (Revised ed). London: Omnibus Press. 104 pp. Paperback large wide quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. During the 1980s Madonna has become the most successful female singer in the history of pop music. An updated edition of the best selling illustrated biography which traces her life and career from childhood in Detroit through her early struggles to her most recent hit LP 'Like a Prayer' and beyond. Included are the harrowing details of her broken marriage to Sean Penn, her obsession with dance, the nude modelling, her early bands and disco records, Live Aid, her films, the massively successful 'Who's That Girl' tour and much more. ISBN: 0711921857. Our Book No: 16678. $20 AUD.

449. Vonnegut, Mark (2002). The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity. New York: Seven Stories Press. 299 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner front free flyleaf removed, minor edgewear. The award-winning account of his trip to insanity and back (schizophrenia). After writing the book he went to Harvard Medical School. He has been a primary care pediatrician for the last 20 years and has his own practice. ISBN: 1583225439. Our Book No: 23520. $10 AUD.

450. Walter, Maila L. (1990). Science and Cultural Crisis: An Intellectual Biography of Percy Williams Bridgman (1882 - 1961). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 362 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Biography of the American physicist and Nobel Laureate whose pioneering work virtually created the field of high-pressure physics. He also conceived and promoted operationism, a concept that greatly influenced scientists, behavioural psychologists - and also philosophers of the logical positivism school. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0804717966. Our Book No: 8001. $20 AUD.

451. Warnock, Mary (2003). Nature and Mortality: Recollections of a Philosopher in Public Life. London: Continuum. 225 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, small scuff base spine, corner tips covers little creased, faint foxing inside covers & endpapers, few small dents covers, covers little scratched, autograph (author's written name title page). The noted English philosopher provides a thought-provoking account on such matters as human embryology, genetic engineering, euthanasia and abortion. Her views are set in the context of her own experience of writing reports on these topics. The framework of the book is autobiographical and very personal. ISBN: 0826473237. Our Book No: 29288. $15 AUD.

452. Watson, Graham (1980). Book Society. London: Andre Deutsch. 164 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing edges, faint foxing top edge reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), owner's written name & address. The author writes about his life as a literary agent. He joined Curtis Brown (the doyen of literary agents) in 1947, and later became head of the firm. In this delightful memoir, he tells stories about John Steinbeck, Victor Gollancz, Richard Gordon and a host of other members of the literary high life. ISBN: 0233971602. Our Book No: 23543. $10 AUD.

453. Watson, J. D. (2007). Avoid Boring People (Lessons From a Life in Science) (Reprint ed). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 347 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, fore-edge roughly cut, minor edgewear jacket. This is a personal story of the making of a scientist. The author , who shared the Nobel Prize for having revealed the structure of DNA shares the less revolutionary secrets he has found to getting along and moving ahead in a competitive world. ISBN: 9780375412844. Our Book No: 28850. $20 AUD.

454. Watt, W. Montgomery (1974). Muhammad: Prophet and Statesman. Oxford: Galaxy / Oxford University Press (OUP). 250 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, pages & edges lightly toned as usual, rear cover scuffed, spine creased, minor edgewear. An excellent introduction to the life of the founder of Islam (as prophet and statesman), placed within the sciocpolitical context of 7th century Arabia. ISBN: 0198810784. Our Book No: 10718. $10 AUD.

455. Waugh, Alexander (2008). The House of Wittgenstein: A Family at War (1st ed). New York: Doubleday. 333 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket, top corners covers lightly bumped. This book is a dramatic historical and psychological epic about a brilliant and tragic Viennese family. The author traces the triumphs of a family held together by a fanatical love of music yet torn apart by money, madness, conflicts of loyalty, and the upheaval of two world wars. Ludwig, one of eight children became one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century. ISBN: 9780385520607. Our Book No: 27629. $30 AUD.

456. Wearing, Deborah (2005). Forever Today: A Memoir of Love and Amnesia (1st ed). London: Doubleday. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. English musician Clive Wearing is one of the most extreme cases of amnesia ever known. In 1985, a virus completely destroyed a part of his brain essential for memory, leaving him trapped in a limbo of the constant present. This is a story told with love and care by his wife Deborah. ISBN: 0385607091. Our Book No: 24367. $14 AUD.

457. Weeks, Nora; Diamond, John (appreciation) (1979). The Medical Discoveries of Edward Bach, Physician. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing. 141 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, front cover creased, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover. This authoritative account by one of his closest associates presents the dramatic story of Dr. Bach's life and work, of his discoveries, of the storm of controversy they aroused, and finally of the still-continuing success of his healing mission in the USA and throughout the world. ISBN: 0879831979. Our Book No: 24953. $10 AUD.

458. Weintraub, Stanley (2001). Macarthur's War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero [Douglas MacArthur]. New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 385 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, map, minor edgewear, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear covers & few pages. An acclaimed historian and Korean War veteran writes an account of Douglas MacArthur's controversial command during the Korean War. Relying upon new research and ordinary soldiers, Weintraub has written a harrowing story of modern warfare, and a telling portrait of the man who was the driving force behind it all. ISBN: 0743205030. Our Book No: 29060. $15 AUD.

459. Wek, Alex (2007). Alex: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel (1st ed). London: Virago. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, corners front cover creased, top corner tip front cover little worn, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. Born in Wau, southern Sudan, as part of the Dinka tribe, she knew only a few years of peace with her family before being caught in a civil war that killed nearly two million people. Alex and her family fled the fighting by walking for miles to take refuge in safe villages. Eventually she escaped to London, and there she was 'discovered' aged 19. Now she is one of the most sought-after supermodels in the world (London, Paris, New York, Milan). ISBN: 9781844084425. Our Book No: 23678. $20 AUD.

460. Wenqian, Gao; Rand, Peter (translator) & Sullivan, Lawrence S. (translator) (2007). Zhou Enlai: The Last Perfect Revolutionary (1st English ed). New York: Public Affairs. 345 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, fore-edge lightly marked, owners name & date title page. Zhou Enlai was premier of the People's Republic of China from 1949 until his death in 1976. In this expanded English edition, included is additional historical and biographical background on Zhou Enlai and Chinese history. An objective look at the real Zhou. Zhou lived his life at the heart of Chinese politics for fifty years and survived Mao, Maoism, the Long March, the war against the Nationalists, and the Cultural Revolution. ISBN: 9781586484156. Our Book No: 27150. $15 AUD.

461. West, Cameron (1999). First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple (Australian, reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 321 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, pages lightly toned as common, some edgewear, owners written name. Australian edition. Autobiography of an American psychologist who allegedly has 24 alter personalities, the product of sustained sexual abuse as a child. A case study of Dissociative Identity Disorder (multiple personality). ISBN: 0732909783. Our Book No: 9245. $15 AUD.

462. West, David (editor) (2012). The Mammoth Book of Muhammad Ali (Reprint ed). London: Robinson. 437 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition. This story has been drawn from books, specialist periodicals, newspapers and the work of major literary figures to tell Muhammad Ali's fascinating story. ISBN: 9781849017343. Our Book No: 26456. $15 AUD.

463. West, Elizabeth (2000). One Woman's Journey: Mary Potter, Founder, Little Company of Mary. Melbourne: Spectrum Publications. 264 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. Biography of the English woman who founded this Catholic religious community (England, Ireland, Italy, Australia). ISBN: 0867863021. Our Book No: 13676. $18 AUD.

464. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (1st Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. The author spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. ISBN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $17 AUD.

465. Whelan, Maurice (2003). In the Company of William Hazlitt: Thoughts for the 21st Century (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 207 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This book is the story of William Hazlitt, the essayist and critic who died at age 52 in 1830. It starts in the English countryside in 1798. The author argues strongly for Hazlitt to be taken seriously as a thinker and writer of singular relevance to our present world - a true spirit for our age. ISBN: 1740970276. Our Book No: 27207. $30 AUD.

466. White, Michael (2005). Isaac Asimov: A Life of the Grand Master of Science Fiction. New York: Carroll & Graf. 257 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common. Revealing biography of Isaac Asimov, who dominated science fiction for over 50 years, and who wrote over 400 books, many of which were popular science writing. Includes details of his troubled childhood and first marriage. ISBN: 0786715189. Our Book No: 15700. $10 AUD.

467. Whyman, Matt (2011). Oink! My Life With Minipigs (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 357 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, light creases covers & spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author is a writer and house husband. There are four challenging children, one freaked-out feline, a wolf-like dog and a wild bunch of ex-battery chickens. Then his wife Emma brings minipigs Butch and Roxi into the family. This book is touching and very funny - about the trials and errors of living with a menagerie. ISBN: 9781444711455. Our Book No: 28581. $15 AUD.

468. Whynott, Douglas (1999). A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time: Joel White's Last Boat (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder Headline. 302 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. At the boat yard in Brooklin, Maine, local craftsmen built boats of stunning beauty by shaping wood to the specifications of Joel White, one of the last great boat designers of his breed, father to boatyard owner Steve White, and son to the writer of Charlotte's Web, E. B. White. The author recounts the year (1996) he spent at the boat yard, watching Joel White calmly and with great dignity put his last magnificent boat to paper, and his flinty but proud boat builders brought his sketches and drawings to life. This is a portrait of E. B. White's New England. Charming, and almost meditative in its appreciation for the virtues of hard work and the gifts of fathers to sons. This special book will delight sailors and inlanders alike. ISBN: 0733611893. Our Book No: 22001. $15 AUD.

469. Williams Jr, Vernon J. (1996). Rethinking Race: Franz Boas and His Contemporaries (1st p/b ed). Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. 152 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Examines the history of racial science, based on the theories of American anthropologist Franz Boas and his colleagues. Ideas about race dominating Afrocentrism and multiculturalism today were well developed 100 years ago. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 081310873X. Our Book No: 20444. $10 AUD.

470. Wilner, Isaiah (2006). The Man Time Forgot: A Tale of Genius, Betrayal, and the Creation of Time Magazine (1st stated ed). New York: HarperCollins. 342 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white photos, pages lightly toned, small stain rear cover jacket (minor edgewear). This is the biography of Briton Hadden, the genius behind Time newsmagazine, and his betrayal by Henry R. Luce. The true story of their tortured friendship has never before been told. In this biography, the author gives the first full story of the birth of Time, and he presents a reappraisal of the most significant media figure of the 20th century. ISBN: 0060505494. Our Book No: 28466. $25 AUD.

471. Wilson, Ian (1984). Jesus: The Evidence (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 207 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map. First edition. Companion book to a major TV documentary series (London Weekend Television for Channel 4) that documents the historical evidence for the existence of the founder of Christianity. Examines key historical questions, such as the evidence for the resurrection, and the extent to which the story is a product of social, cultural and political forces at the time. Everyone from committed Christian to skeptic will find this book fascinating and compelling. ISBN: 0297783254. Our Book No: 1083. $18 AUD.

472. Wilson, Ian (2002). Nostradamus: The Evidence (1st ed). London: Orion Books. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. First edition. This first objective in-depth biography of the famous French physician and prophet vividly sets the man in the context of his own time, whilst also examining the mass industry that for centuries has devoted itself to interpreting his predictions. ISBN: 0752852639. Our Book No: 6454. $20 AUD.

473. Woolf, Emma (2012). An Apple a Day: A Memoir of Love and Recovery from Anorexia (1st ed). Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner lightly creased rear cover & last several pages, pages faintly toned, small scuff bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. This is her story of addiction to hunger, exercise, and control. At the age of 32 she juggled a full-blown eating disorder, and a successful writing career, existing on one apple a day. In this book Emma tells how she beat anorexia, and turned her life around. ISBN: 9781593765156. Our Book No: 28561. $15 AUD.

474. Wright, Evelyn (editor); Wyld Pairman, Thomas (2003). A Scottish Country Doctor 1818 - 1873: Robert Pairman of Biggar: Recalled by his Son Thomas Wyld Pairman (1st ed) [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / European Ethnological Research Centre / National Museums of Scotland. 135 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This book is about Robert Pairman, son of a grocer and wine merchant in Biggar, Lanarkshire, who graduated in medicine at Edinburgh University and returned to Biggar to practice as a country doctor for the rest of his working life. ISBN: 1862322260. Our Book No: 25901. $15 AUD.

475. Wright, John C.; Wright Lashnits, Judi (with) (1999). The Dog who Would Be King: Tales and Surprising Lessons from a Pet Psychologist (1st ed). Emmaus: Rodale Press. 262 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, tiny scuff mark endpapers. A delightful and revealing collection of real-life stories from an American pioneer in the field of applied animal behaviour. ISBN: 1579540023. Our Book No: 22480. $10 AUD.

476. Wright, Thomas (2008). Oscar's Books (1st ed) [Oscar Wilde]. London: Chatto & Windus. 370 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white & colour photos, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This biography explores the personality of Oscar Wilde through his reading. The author tells the story of Wilde's life in a fresh and engaging way, from his childhood in Dublin, where he was nurtured on Celtic myth, Romantic poetry and Irish folklore; through his undergraduate years in Oxford, where he built his intellect out of books; to prison, where books saved his sanity; and to his final days in Paris, where he consoled himself with old favourites such as Flaubert and Balzac. The author draws on unpublished and little-known material to write this biography. ISBN: 9780701180614. Our Book No: 27582. $20 AUD.

477. Wymer, Norman (1966). Father of Nobody's Children: A Portrait of Dr Barnardo (P/b, reprint ed). London: Arrow Books. 190 pp. Paperback small, pictorial heritage covers, good plus condition, black & white photos, pages & edges lightly toned, spine creased (during manufacture), minor edgewear. Biography of Thomas John Barnardo, the doctor who saved children from the murky streets of Victorian London, and set up a charitable organisation to care for children. Our Book No: 3805. $10 AUD.

478. Yallop, David (1997). In God's Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I (Revised, reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 480 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny scuff mark rear cover, faint toning edges, minor edgewear. The alleged murder of Pope John Paul I after only days in office. ISBN: 0552132888. Our Book No: 22911. $10 AUD.

479. Yangchen, Soname (2006). Child of Tibet: The Story of Soname's Flight to Freedom (1st ed). London: Piatkus. 184 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. The author was born in the Tibetan countryside during the Chinese occupation. In this inspiring autobiography, set against the backdrop of a turbulent Tibet, she talks about a different culture and way of life. One woman's indomitable spirit sustains her through desperate circumstances, heartache, international singing success and, at last, reunion with her lost family. ISBN: 0749951117. Our Book No: 24078. $15 AUD.

480. Young, Betty (2008). Before I Fall Asleep: The Life & Times of Betty Young. Malaysia: Betty Young. 304 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, frontispiece, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The British author writes about her life spent as a missionary in China and Malaysia. Betty and Peter brought English Christian Evangelicalism to Malaysia when they moved there to undertake missionary work. In this very special book she shares her life and offers encouragement to assist people along the way. The many drawings really add to the charm of this story. ISBN: 9789834091620. Our Book No: 28398. $15 AUD.

481. Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina (with) (2013). I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, light creases covers, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book is the heartwarming story of a Pakistani family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls education, and of the love of Malala's parents for their daughter. Malala was shot by the Taliban for wanting to educate herself. She later moved to Britain. ISBN: 9780297870920. Our Book No: 28340. $13 AUD.

482. Yunus, Muhammad; Jolis, Alan (with) & Wales, Prince of (foreword) (1999). Banker to the Poor: The Autobiography of Muhammad Yunus, Founder of the Grameen Bank (1st p/b ed). London: Aurum Press. 313 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Autobiography of the Bangladeshi economist who founded a bank to provide small affordable loans (microfinance) to assist business development, particularly for women, in his poor country. ISBN: 1854106643. Our Book No: 14761. $20 AUD.

483. Zhang, Lijia (2008). Socialism is Great!: A Worker's Memoir of the New China (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 388 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. A spirited memoir by a former Chinese factory worker who grew up in Nanjing, participated in the Tiananmen Square protest and ended up as an international journalist. The author writes about her life during a momentous period of change leading to the Tiananmen riots in 1989. Sharp, witty and romantic, as she writes about English lessons, political activity, work and family. ISBN: 9780980296556. Our Book No: 26348. $10 AUD.