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1. Abbott, J. H. M. (1946). Red O'Shaughnessy [Currawong Half-Crown Series]. Sydney: Currawong Press. 191 pp. Paperback, card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, black texta number front cover, faint foxing edges & pages, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp flyleaf, rear cover lightly rubbed. This story first appeared serially in "The World's News" (Sydney). Tale of adventures of an Irish convict during Macquarie's era in Sydney. Our Book No: 26713. $12 AUD.

2. Adams, Simon (2000). Exit Wounds: Murder, Diaspora and the Irish Troubles: An Irish-Australian Story. Sydney, Darlinghurst: Crossing Press. 289 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. By Irish-Australian academic who became a peace activist after the death of his aunt in Northern Ireland. He was the first Australian to be invited as an international peace observer at Dumcree in Northern Ireland during July 2000. ISBN: 0958671397. Our Book No: 3477. $13 AUD.

3. Ahlqvist, Anders (editor); O'Neill, Pamela (editor); Broun, Malcolm (about) (2013). Celts and Their Cultures at Home and Abroad: A Festschrift for Malcolm Broun [Sydney Series in Celtic Studies]. Sydney: Celtic Studies Foundation, University of Sydney,. 378 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition, colour portrait frontispiece, few black & white text-photos. A volume of essays in honour of Sydney lawyer and book collector Malcolm Broun, who has generously supported Celtic studies in Australia for many years. Includes papers on: Scottish migration to Ulster during the 1690s - Celtic references in the works of William Shakespeare - Rev. JohnDunmore Lang and the Largs controversy - The changing use of diminutive expressions in Welsh. Our Book No: 16307. $40 AUD.

4. Alexander, Nicole (2010). The Bark Cutters: One Woman Torn Between Love and the Land (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 480 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, few light creases covers, pages lightly toned. Australian novel starting in Scotland in 1854. The story of Scottish immigrant Hamish Gordon and his family property which his great granddaughter Sarah wants. This is a gripping Australian family saga which revolves around the property. ISBN: 9781741669428. Our Book No: 28270. $15 AUD.

5. Allingham, Cedric; Moore, Patrick (unstated) (1954). Flying Saucer from Mars (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Muller. 143 pp. Hardback small, jacket missing, good plus condition, black & white photos, edges & title page moderately foxed, owner's written name. The author claimed to see a flying saucer land in Scotland and communicate with the occupant. There is even a photo of the Martian. This book was later exposed as a hoax written by British astronomer Patrick Moore to demonstrate the gullibility of the British public. Our Book No: 12226. $12 AUD.

6. 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.

7. Anderson, Malcolm (editor); Bort, Eberhard (editor) (1999). The Irish Border: History, Politics, Culture (1st ed) [Liverpool Studies in European Regional Cultures]. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables, maps. This volume presents a multi-disciplinary approach to the political frontier separating Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom from the Republic of Ireland. Published on behalf of the Culture and Economy Research Unit, Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool. ISBN: 0853239517. Our Book No: 20432. $13 AUD.

8. Arnold, Josie (editor) (1985). Mother Superior, Woman Inferior (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Dove Communications. 199 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, faint foxing edges, small mark fore-edge, tiny mark inside rear cover & last page, top corner creased one page, spine little creased, sticker mark rear cover, few creases front cover, minor edgewear. The author tells her own life story, being the youngest of eight children in wartime Northcote, suburban Melbourne. It is also her mother's story - and that of many other women. Some of these stories are grim, some are funny, some tell of the hardships of women in society during the war years, some discuss the sub-culture of the Irish-Catholic working class. This book is a true and honest account of people who were and are the flesh and blood of Australia. ISBN: 0859243931. Our Book No: 25731. $10 AUD.

9. Arthurs, Peter (1981). With Brendan Behan: A Personal Memoir. New York: St Martin's Press. 297 pp. Hardback 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. $15 AUD.

10. Association, Boy Scouts (1961). Stamp Collector, Philatelist, Guide Pathfinder, Rider and Horseman (Revised ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 21]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 54 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, spine lightly worn, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Revised to comply with new conditions, November 1959. Our Book No: 26343. $10 AUD.

11. Association, Boy Scouts (1965). First Aid, Ambulance and Air Apprentice (Revised, reprint ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 15]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 61 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, small tear top spine at cover join, spine lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Our Book No: 26341. $10 AUD.

12. Association, Boy Scouts (1966). Missioner, Public Health and Marksman (Revised, reprint ed) [Scout Badge Test Series, no 16]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 48 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled, good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, staples rusted, spine lightly worn, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges & covers. This booklet has been prepared and approved on behalf of the Boy Scouts Association, Glasgow, by the general editor. Our Book No: 26342. $10 AUD.

13. Baker, A. J. (1979). Anderson's Social Philosophy: The Social Thought and Political Life of Professor John Anderson. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 152 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened cover, very good condition, owner's written name. John Anderson, the Scottish-Australian philosopher, was an influential and charismatic professor at the University of Sydney. His freethought lectures proved very controversial to conservatives, including the NSW Parliament Upper House. ISBN: 0207142165. Our Book No: 6062. $12 AUD.

14. 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.

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

16. Bochel, Margaret M. (2004). Salt Herring on Saturday: The Fishertown of Nairn Last Century (1st ed) [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / European Ethnological Research Centre / National Museums of Scotland. 95 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. About the fisher folk of Nairn in the 1920s and 1930s. They had a distinctive way of live, being to some extent detached from the rest of the townspeople by the nature of their exacting trade. They lived like a large family, observing a code of behaviour and set of customs and values prescribed by their seagoing forebears and handed down through generations. The author belongs to a well-known Fishertown of Nairn family. ISBN: 1862322465. Our Book No: 25902. $15 AUD.

17. Brinckman, Roland (1888). Historical Record of the Eighty Ninth Princess Victoria's Regiment (1st ed). Chatham: Gale & Polden. 235 pp. Hardback octavo, red cloth cover (gilt decoration & black lettering), new endpapers, good condition, colour drawings (tissue guard, minor foxing), colour frontispiece (tissue guard little torn, small piece missing top edge), faded patches & little flecking cloth cover, spine toned (ends chipped), few end pages lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. First edition. This regimental history was compiled by a captain of the 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers. This British regiment was first raised in Ireland in 1793, and served in many overseas campaigns, including Egypt 1884. The six colour plates, including frontispiece, depict the uniforms and colours of the regiment. Our Book No: 14911. $100 AUD.

18. Bruce, Dorita Fairlie; Lambe, Patricia M. (illustrator) (1953). The Debatable Mound (1st ed) [Oxford Books for Girls]. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 232 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), drawings (including frontispiece), edge tears repaired jacket (flap unclipped, large scuff top front cover, minor edgewear), endpapers & edges lightly toned & foxed, old price marks, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Collectible young adults novel in which Professor Crawford and his family move to a new home in Scotland. They find an ancient serpent mound on the boundary with his neighbour, the irascible Admiral Majendie. When the Prof. and his children Keith and Cubby start digging in the mound problems arise. Our Book No: 14260. $60 AUD.

19. Bruce, Steve (1989). God Save Ulster! The Religion and Politics of Paisleyism. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 308 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The first serious study of Ian Paisley, the charismatic and controversial Unionist leader in Northern Ireland, who in 1951 founded his own church (sect), the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. ISBN: 0192852175. Our Book No: 13577. $12 AUD.

20. Bulfin, William (1908). Rambles in Eirinn (2nd impression ed). Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son. 456 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover, (gilt pattern & lettering), black & white photos, frontispiece portrait, foldout maps, moderate foxing edges, front inner hinge minimally split (pages firm), edge tears front endpapers, minor edgewear, minor annotation rear endpapers, prize bookplate. An excellent early copy of this classic tale of travel throughout Ireland, originally published in 1907 and frequently reprinted. Our Book No: 16823. $80 AUD.

21. Burke, William (2010). My Australian Catholic Church: The Struggle for Truth and Fairness. Sydney, Ryde: William Burke. 138 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. An Irish-Australian citizen describes his attempts, including letter writing, to correct the non-reporting or under-reporting the poor treatment of Catholics in Northern Ireland. ISBN: 9780646532066. Our Book No: 14709. $20 AUD.

22. Caddy, Eileen (1987). Foundations of Findhorn (Reprint ed). Moray, Scotland: Findhorn Press. 154 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tip lightly creased single page, minor edgewear. Self-help messages, in the form of poetry, from the co-founder of the Findhorn spiritual community, Scotland. ISBN: 0905249291. Our Book No: 23235. $10 AUD.

23. Campbell, Christy (2003). Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 422 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author investigates an Irish terrorist plot to kill Queen Victoria in 1887, the day of her Golden Jubilee. ISBN: 0007104820. Our Book No: 21587. $10 AUD.

24. Cant-Wall, E. (Edward) (1882). Ireland under the Land Act: Letters Contributed to the Standard Newspaper, with an Appendix of Leading Cases under the Act, Giving the Evidence in Full, Judicial Dicta, &c. London: Chatto & Windus. 283 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, red cloth cover, black endpapers, foldout charts, spine little faded (little soiled & stained), cover corners bumped, edges untrimmed (some tearing uncut top edges, no loss text), some foxing (edges, endpapers & some internal pages), bookplate front pastedown, rubber stamp, owner's written name. The editor of the "Standard" sent the barrister Cant-Wall to impartially report on the working of the latest Land Act. He observed Land Commission deliberations, and the activities of the leaders of the Irish Land League, a political organisation that helped tenant farmers acquire their own land, and of Roman Catholic bishops. Includes a selection of leading cases, exemplifying relations between landlord and tenant. (Plus 32p publisher's catalogue at rear. Bookplate of Lord Walter Fitzgerald.). Our Book No: 14466. $30 AUD.

25. Carswell, Simon (2011). Anglo Republic: Inside the Bank that Broke Ireland (Reprint ed). Dublin: Penguin Books. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear. Reveals how the business model that brought Anglo twenty years of spectacular growth also brought Ireland's financial downfall. The author is finance correspondent of the Irish Times. ISBN: 9781844882700. Our Book No: 26252. $13 AUD.

26. 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.

27. Clare, Anne (2011). Unlikely Rebels: The Gifford Girls and the Fight for Irish Freedom (Reprint ed). Cork: Mercier Press. 319 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, top corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This book tells the story of the Gifford sisters, the daughters of staunchly Unionist parents and raised in the Protestant faith, all of them embraced the republican movement wholeheartedly. When the opportunity arose for them to play their part in the struggle for Ireland's freedom, they seized it, despite the hardship and in some cases tragedy that it brought them. Grace Gifford married Joseph Plunkett in Kilmainham Gaol, on the day before his execution for his part in leading the Rising in 1916. ISBN: 9781856357128. Our Book No: 26892. $15 AUD.

28. Clark, Axel (1980). Christopher Brennan: A Critical Biography (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 341 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (plates), colour portrait frontispiece, tide marks top & bottom edges cloth covers (previous water contact now dry), light foxing frontispiece & plates, edgewear jacket (front flap creased). Examines the Irish-Australian poet Christopher Brennan's life and his writings (especially his poetry), who was appointed to an academic position at the University of Sydney, before being suspended. Assesses his literary achievement, to give an explanation for the suffering and degradation which happened in his later years, and to describe the progress of his search for fulfilment in passionate love and religion. ISBN: 0522841821. Our Book No: 26058. $20 AUD.

29. Cooke, Jim (1995). Ireland's Premier Coachbuilder: The Story of the Coachbuilding Firm of John Hutton & Sons Dublin [John Hutton & Sons, Summerhill, Dublin 1779 - 1925]. Dublin: Jim Cooke. 66 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos (plates), covers creased near spine, minor edgewear, sticker mark front flyleaf. (Estimated date, 1990s, Trove catalogue.) The remarkable history of the famous Irish coachbuilding company, noted for its public service (charity work, building ambulances) and for its artistry and historic interactions with famous citizens including literary figures - but which ultimately failed the transition to the motor car. Our Book No: 16575. $40 AUD.

30. Crawford, Richard (editor) (1995). Young & Free: Letters of Robert and Thomas Crawford 1821 - 1830. Canberra, Macquarie: Richard Crawford. 225 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stiffened cover, few figures, owner's written name. These letters were discovered in the Stratchclyde Regional Archives, Glasgow. The Crawfords were two young Scottish migrants to Australia who wrote regularly back home to family. They provide a valuable insight into their voyage to Sydney, and life their under Governors Thomas Brisbane and Ralph Darling. (Limited edition, 250 copies - out of series copy. Written name of Victor Crittenden.). ISBN: 0646253557. Our Book No: 16611. $50 AUD.

31. Curtis, Tony (editor) (2001). The Art of Seamus Heaney (4th ed). Dublin: Wolfhound Press. 295 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This fourth edition is the latest in an ongoing critical response to Seamus Heaney's work. It includes new essays on Heaney's three most recent books. This famous Irish poet won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. ISBN: 0863278620. Our Book No: 25758. $12 AUD.

32. Davis, Richard (2000). Not So Bad as a Bad Marriage: Irish Transportation Policies in the 1840s (1st ed). Tasmania: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white photo, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is an offprint of the 1999 Eldershaw Memorial Lecture published in THRA Papers and Proceedings, March 2000. The paper presents a preliminary statement of 1997-9 research while participating in an Australian Research Council Large Grant project: 'Dumping Ground or Cleaver Country? Penal Transportation, Convict Selection and Development of Australia's Colonial Economies, 1826-53'. ISBN: 0859018792. Our Book No: 26216. $15 AUD.

33. 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, colour text-photos. Our Book No: 11930A. $10 AUD.

34. Dowd, Rev. James; O'Carroll, Cian (editor) (1990). Dowd's History of Limerick (Reissue ed). Dublin: O'Brien Press / Limerick Treaty 300. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, maps, minor edgewear, tiny mark near spine along top edge. Originally published in 1890 (MacKerns, Limerick). Reverend Dowd's history is an absorbing work, covering the period from earliest times to the end of the 19th century. ISBN: 086278221X. Our Book No: 20764. $15 AUD.

35. Doyle, Evelyn (2002). Evelyn: A True Story. London: Orion. 182 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, written & dated dedication front flyleaf. 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. $12 AUD.

36. Drever, Helen; Robertson, R. Macdonald; Thompson, Francis (1991). Travellers' Tales Western Isles: Ghosts Witches Folklore Legends Strange Mysteries and Secrets. Clydebank: Lang Syne Publishing. 80 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, tiny bump base spine, minor edgewear. This book is a three-section fascinating journey through the legends and folklore of the Inner and Outer Hebrides. ISBN: 1852171898. Our Book No: 25136. $10 AUD.

37. Dunne, Clare (1988). People Under the Skin: An Irish Immigrant's Experience of Aboriginal Australia. Sydney: Lotus. 215 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The Irish-Australian writer and multiculturalist discusses similarities between Irish and Aboriginal culture and mythology. ISBN: 1863050000. Our Book No: 20088. $13 AUD.

38. Durack, Mary (1999). Keep Him My Country (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 302 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Australian novel about a young man determined to manage an ailing cattle station in the Northern Territory. The author is from the Irish-Australian family who set up a cattle empire. ISBN: 1863251669. Our Book No: 1662A. $10 AUD.

39. Dwyer, T. Ryle (1990). Michael Collins: The Man who Won the War (Reprint ed). Dublin: Mercier Press. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is about the charismatic rebel who undermined British morale and inspired Irish people with exploits, both real and imaginary. 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. $14 AUD.

40. Ellis, M. H. (1978). Lachlan Macquarie: His Life, Adventures and Times (5th thus ed) [Famous Australian Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 614 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white portrait frontispiece, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Biography of the Scottish soldier who was the innovative governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. His innovations included the first organized finance and commerce, the first inland exploration and settlement, the first first highways and paved streets, as well as fine architecture and official patronage of the arts and literature. ISBN: 0207137560. Our Book No: 3754. $20 AUD.

41. Ellis, Peter Berresford (1997). The Celtic Revolution: A Study in Anti-Imperialism (Reprint ed). Talybont, Ceredigion: Y Lolfa Cyf. 218 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear corners. In one volume, this unique pan-Celtic primer surveys the cultural and political histories of all Celtic nations. The author vividly describes their fight for survival, their new self-awareness, and their significance in the word-wide struggle against centralism. Written by a distinguished historian and novelist. ISBN: 0862430968. Our Book No: 26853. $10 AUD.

42. 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.

43. Epstein, E. L. (editor); Joyce, James (1982). A Starchamber Quiry: A James Joyce Centennial Volume 1882 - 1982 (1st ed). New York: Methuen. 164 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, corner tips few pages little worn, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side, light foxing top edge flaps, spine little faded, light stain bottom edge), bottom corners little bumped. This book celebrates the centenary of Joyce's birth, and contains five essays that are cover most aspects of James Joyce's work: by Hugh Kenner, Fritz Senn, E.L. Epstein, Robert Boyle and Clive Hart. ISBN: 0416315607. Our Book No: 28455. $15 AUD.

44. Eustace, May (1979). 100 Years of Siamese Cats (Reprint ed). Sydney: Cassell. 106 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), minor foxing edges, owner's written name. Australian edition of a book by Irish cat fancier and judge. A wonderful book for all cat lovers. There is a beautiful poem about a Siamese cat written by Michael Joseph at the end of the book. ISBN: 0726926671. Our Book No: 3474. $14 AUD.

45. Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1980). Theories of Primitive Religion (Corrected ed). Oxford: Clarendon Press. 132 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, cover design differs from stock photo, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. (Originally published, 1965.) Based on lectures delivered at the University College of Wales in 1962. An introductory textbook for students of anthropology and comparative religion, which summaries the various theories to account for the religions of primitive peoples. ISBN: 0198231318. Our Book No: 12230. $10 AUD.

46. Everett, J. D. (Joseph David) (1887). Elementary Text-Book of Physics (4th ed) [Elementary Textbooks]. London: Blackie & Son. 316 pp. Hardback very small (16.8 x 11.4 cm), decorative dark brown cloth cover, dark green endpapers, good condition, figures (drawings), cover corners top corner covers worn & scuffed (particularly rear cover), edgewear corners & top spine, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, owner's written name & details. Estimated date 1887 (Trove catalogue). Scarce school textbook. Author is professor of natural philosophy, Queen's College, Belfast. Our Book No: 3247. $30 AUD.

47. Ewan, Elizabeth (editor); Meikle, Maureen M. (editor) (1999). Women in Scotland: c.1100 - c.1750 (1st ed). East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, edges lightly toned, tiny tear spine ends, minor edgewear. This comprehensive view of the feminine situation during more than 600 years of Scottish history draws on a wide range of archival sources from Court of Session records to Middle Scottish poetry. Discover in this fascinating book how women really lived and what they really thought, whatever their place in society. ISBN: 1862320462. Our Book No: 23414. $20 AUD.

48. Ferrier, Susanne (1985). Lola: A Doubtful Documentary of Her Doings at the Diggings. Sydney: William Collins. Unnum pp. Hardback oblong quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor foxing title page, minor edgewear. A rollicking tale built around the notorious visit to Australia by dancer Lola Montez (1818 - 1861). She has an Irish-born dancer and actress who became famous as a "Spanish dancer", courtesan, and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. She toured Australian goldfields in 1855 and 1856 to much controversy. ISBN: 0001843281. Our Book No: 16364. $15 AUD.

49. Findon, Joanne (1997). A Woman's Words: Emer and Female Speech in the Ulster Cycle (1st ed). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 211 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An analysis of middle Irish literature from a feminist standpoint, and the first formal critical discussion of the representation of female speech in medieval Irish literature. ISBN: 0802008658. Our Book No: 20269. $14 AUD.

50. Floyd, P. A.; Exley, C. S.; Styles, M. T. (1993). Igneous Rocks of South-West England [Geological Conservation Review Series]. London: Chapman & Hall. 256 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, figures (including text-photos & maps), tables, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Part of a conservation series that describes localities being considered for notification as "Sites of Special Scientific Interest" (SSSI). Southwest England (Devon to Cornwall) has been renowned for centuries for both the splendour of its scenery, and the richness of its mineral resources, such as tin, china clay and building stones. Both aspects owe much to the igneous rocks that characterize the area - part of the Variscan foldbelt of northern Europe. ISBN: 0412488507. Our Book No: 15285. $200 AUD.

51. Frost, Lucy (2012). Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, covers little creased, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. About a boatload of Scottish women convicts and their children who arrived in Hobart in 1838. These women were sent to work as unpaid servants in the houses of settlers instead of being sent to prison. Many women survived the convict system and found a place in the community once they were freed. Others continued to be plagued by errors and disasters until death. ISBN: 9781742377605. Our Book No: 26839. $15 AUD.

52. Garrett, Eileen J. (1955). The Sense and Nonsense of Prophecy (Reprint ed). New York: Creative Age Press. 279 pp. Hardback 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.

53. Garrett, Eileen J. (1960). Awareness (Reprint ed). New York: Helix Press / Garrett Publications. 308 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), cloth cover edges & top spine flecked, small pieces missing spine jacket (edgewear, stains), bookshop rubber stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Irish-American medium and founder of the Parapsychology Foundation discusses the nature of psychic awareness. Our Book No: 15902. $15 AUD.

54. Garrett, Eileen J. (1974). Telepathy: In Search of a Lost Faculty. New York: Helix Press / Garrett Publications. 210 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), edges jacket & cloth cover stained, few pieces removed jacket. little foxing jacket & top edge, owner's written name title page. A clear subjective explanation of telepathy - its origin, manifestations and functions. By Irish-American psychic who founded the Parapsychology Foundation and sponsored scientific psychical research. Our Book No: 16229. $15 AUD.

55. Gaskin, Catherine (1954). Sara Dane (1st ed). London / Sydney: Collins. 448 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), endpapers lightly toned, edgewear & small edge tears jacket (sticker mark front cover, small loss top spine, reverse side lightly foxed & toned), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Historical romance by Irish-Australian writer about a convict, Sara Dane, wrongly transported to Sydney Cove in 1792, but who later rose to prominence in Sydney society. Based loosely on the life of Mary Reibey. Our Book No: 2634. $18 AUD.

56. Gibbs, A. M. (1983). The Art and Mind of Shaw: Essays in Criticism (1st ed) [George Bernard Shaw]. London: Macmillan. 224 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, small scuff mark front free flyleaf & pastedown, minor foxing reverse side jacket, owner's rubber stamp, written & dated dedication, autograph (author's written name). (From the library of Barry Humphries - his rubber stamp.) This study presents an exploration of Shaw's dramatic art, which takes into account his masterly use of the theatre in the various 'languages' of the theatre in the creation of meaning. Eighteen of his plays are studied in depth, and some consideration is given, where appropriate, to other dramatic and non-dramatic writings of Shaw. ISBN: 0333286790. Our Book No: 21924. $12 AUD.

57. 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. Despite being so far from his home, this Fenian greatly influenced Irish affairs. A suspenseful and well researched biography of Devoy. Intimate details of Devoy's life and work are interwoven into his valiant role in Ireland's struggle for freedom. ISBN: 0312199031. Our Book No: 22118. $15 AUD.

58. Goodall, Nigel (2008). A Life in Time and Space: The Biography of David Tennant (Australian ed). London: John Blake Publications. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. (The scarce Australian edition, printed by Griffin Press.) This is the first biography of the charismatic Scottish actor. The author traces the events and circumstances that have shaped David's career so far, and have transformed him into a very influential artist. David has appeared in several high-profile dramas for BBC-TV. However, he is most famous for his energetic role as the time lord "Dr Who". ISBN: 9781844547340. Our Book No: 27053. $25 AUD.

59. Graham, Sally (1985). Pioneer Merchant: The Letters of James Graham, 1839 - 54. Melbourne, South Yarra: Hyland House. 261 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, family tree endpapers, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly toned & marked, creased top edge), pages lightly toned. The Graham papers are one of the best known and most extensive collections of merchant's papers in Australia. These letters from the Scottish-Australian family are available to the general reader for the first time. The author has chosen letters from the years 1839-54 covering social, political and commercial aspects of Melbourne's early years and added a connecting narrative to put them into context. The authors' husband is a great-great grandson of James Graham. Their two daughters are among the fifth-generation of Australian-born Grahams. ISBN: 0908090854. Our Book No: 28816. $20 AUD.

60. Gray, Affleck (1998). Timber! Memories of Life in the Scottish Women's Timber Corps, 1942 - 46 [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / European Ethnological Research Centre. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos & drawings. The Women's Timber Corps replaced men in the forests and helped to produce timber vital to the war effort. The timber provided pit props for the mines, telegraph poles for communications, gun-stocks for the troops and coffins for the casualties of war. There are intriguing tales of the social and practical aspects of living in crowded huts, as well as the more technical details of working with an axe and saw. The main sentiment shining through their stories is the friendship which lasted, in some cases, for a lifetime. The author pays tribute to the achievement of a remarkable group of women, from all walks of life, thrown together by the fortunes of war. ISBN: 1862320306. Our Book No: 23193. $40 AUD.

61. Gray, Tony (1972). The Orange Order (1st ed). London: Bodley Head. 292 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), small mark flyleaf, edgewear jacket (flap clipped, sticker mark spine, spine ends torn, tape repair reverse side). A study of the Protestant Orange Order in Northern Ireland: its origins and folklore, its history in relation to the history of Ireland, and its impact on Irish life today. ISBN: 0370013409. Our Book No: 21903. $15 AUD.

62. Grimshaw, Beatrice (1945). The Missing Blondes. Sydney: Invincible Press. 128 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, pictorial card covers, good condition, edgewear, rear cover background & inside covers lightly toned, top corner front cover creased, scuff front cover, pages toned, loss spine ends, small tear at cover join to spine, tear in front cover across spine at staples, rubbing along spine edges, edges lightly foxed. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue.) This mystery is about three blondes who mysteriously vanish while on holiday on a remote Pacific island. The author colors her mystery with romance, weaving a love theme around the missing blondes, which makes lively reading to the end. Author was born in Ireland, and educated in France. Our Book No: 27522. $25 AUD.

63. 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.

64. Hazlitt, William (Wm); Archer, William (editor); Lowe, Robert W. (Robt) (editor) (1895). Dramatic Essays. London: Walter Scott, Ltd. 231 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, burgundy cloth cover, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), top edge gilt (little marked), endpapers toned & lightly foxed, minor edgewear. These critical essays about the British theatre were originally collected and published in 1854. Here, the editors have selected the best ones, edited, with notes and an introduction. William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830), of Irish Protestant descent, was one of the best-known literary critics and essayists. Publishers catalogue at rear (8p). Our Book No: 16854. $40 AUD.

65. Hewitson, Jim (1998). Far Off in Sunlit Places: Stories of the Scots in Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips few pages creased, minor edgewear. Features over 100 historical illustrations, from 1788 to 1945, of Scottish emigration, arrival, exploration, farming, as well relations with Australia's and New Zealand's indigenous peoples. ISBN: 0522848338. Our Book No: 7309. $15 AUD.

66. Hogarth, Andrew (1989). The Great Plains Revisited (Photographic Images of the American West 1981 - 1989). [Sydney]: Andrew Hogarth / Robert Burton, printer. Unnum 124 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in as new dustjacket), full-page black & white photos & drawings, autograph (author's written dedication to owner), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (Copy 335 of a limited edition of 350 copies.) Picturesque photographs of the American West (the Great Plains states, from Montana to Texas) by a Scottish-Australian photographer. Includes 17-page directory of battlefields, monuments and markers. The autograph is by Hogarth. ISBN: 0731678311. Our Book No: 6638. $50 AUD.

67. 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 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. $15 AUD.

68. Hope, A. D. (1970). A Midsummer Eve's Dream: Variations on a Theme by William Dunbar. New York: Viking Press. 333 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), jacket little creased (during manufacture). The Australian academic and poet examines Scottish society in the Middle Ages, based on the work of the Scottish poet William Dunbar. ISBN: 0670474908. Our Book No: 12095. $20 AUD.

69. Hosie, John (2010). A Lonely Road: Fr Ted McGrath MSC. Hindmarsh, SA: ATF PRESS. 446 pp. Paperback thick octavo (with flap), very good plus condition. Biography of the Irish-Australian Catholic priest who, with Eileen O'Connor, co-founded "Our Lady's Nurses for the Poor" (the Brown Nurses), and was a Missionary of the Sacred Heart (MSC). He encountered great difficulties with the church leaders, and worked overseas for many years in England, Ireland, the United States and Hungary. During WW1, he was a military chaplain on the Western Front in France, and recommended for the VC for outstanding bravery. ISBN: 9781921511899. Our Book No: 15743. $40 AUD.

70. Hughes, Aneurin (2005). Billy Hughes: Prime Minister and Controversial Founding Father of the Australian Labor Party (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley. 176 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is a biography of the Australian Labour prime minister Billy Hughes. This Welsh-Australian politician was an illusionist: although a radical socialist, he was equally mixed with the ruling classes. This biography delves into Hughes' political career, his family life, his health, and his virtues and vices. The author used family letters, financial records, telegrams, birthday and christmas cards, household bills, and conversations with Hughes' descendants and others who knew him intimately to create this book about a complex and interesting man. ISBN: 1740311361. Our Book No: 26577. $18 AUD.

71. Inglis, Brian (1974). Roger Casement. London: Coronet Books. 462 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages lightly toned as usual, remainder stripe, sticker rear cover. Biography of the troubled Irish patriot, hanged by the British for treason. ISBN: 034018292X. Our Book No: 7060. $10 AUD.

72. Inglis, Brian (1992). Natural and Supernatural: A History of the Paranormal from Earliest Times to 1914 (Revised, reprint ed). Bridport, Dorset / Sydney: Prism Press / Unity Press. 508 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good condition, edges moderately foxed, minor edgewear & rubbing. A history of psychical research up to 1914 by Irish-born writer and parapsychologist. He pays particular attention to the work of the Mesmerists and of the early psychical researchers in the last century. He deals, too, with related aspects such as hauntings (particularly poltergeist outbreaks) and scrying. ISBN: 1853270741. Our Book No: 24654. $20 AUD.

73. Inglis, James ("Maori") (1880). Our Australian Cousins (1st ed). London: Macmillan. 466 pp. Hardback thick, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (black bands, gilt embossing front cover & spine), new black endpapers, appendices, adverts at rear, edges & endpapers & few pages lightly foxed, corners bumped, edgewear, little annotation prelim page, owner's written name & date title page. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. A Scottish traveller and resident of India settles in sunny Australia and grows to love his new country (and the climate cured his chronic arthritis). He states: "Why was this book written? Principally to satisfy the questionings of many friends in India and the old country, who continually write me such queries as these: - How do you like Australia? Would you advise me to come out? Is it healthy? Is there any sport to be had? Are the people really nice?" etc. Describes his travels and jobs throughout Australia (also New Guinea, New Zealand) - including Aborigines, manufacturing, agriculture, working classes, sporting (much on fishing), the press, government, land settlement and reform. Ferguson 10777. Annotation: "A good book on fishing". Our Book No: 14602. $120 AUD.

74. 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.

75. Jamieson, Bill (editor) (2006). Scotland's Ten Tomorrows: The Devolution Crisis and How to Fix It (1st ed). London: Continuum. 200 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), figures, small mark bottom edge. Ten of Scotland's most prominent writers and commentators present bold and positive ideas to take Scotland forward, with regard to devolution (greater independence from London). ISBN: 0826452728. Our Book No: 25206. $15 AUD.

76. Johnson, Raynor C. (1964). The Light and the Gate (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 318 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (top spine frayed, flap clipped), non-author written dedication. Consists of four reprinted essays: What constitutes the good life? (George William Russell, or A.E.) - The bridge across death (Ambrose Pratt) - The power of sound (The Venerable Sumangalo, or Robert S. Clifton) - What is the future of religion? (Leslie Dixon Weatherhead). Plus extended commentary by Raynor Johnson (from Queens College, University of Melbourne) before each essay. Our Book No: 5534. $20 AUD.

77. Joyce, James; Ellmann, Richard (introduction & notes) (1968). Giacomo Joyce (Reissue ed). New York: Viking Press. Unnum pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), red boards (grey cloth spine), frontispiece, pages lightly toned, edges little foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned (edge tears, faded notably spine, tiny hole spine, flap clipped, light loss spine ends). This book was first published in 1959. It is an autobiographical love story written by James Joyce in Trieste, thought to be in 1914, when he was 32. Richard Ellmann's introduction, a fascinating piece of literary detection, dates the work from internal evidence, the title is explained, the reports the circumstances behind the story - and gives a possible reason why, after the copy was prepared for the printer, it was never published. This reissue edition retains the introduction and notes, with some revisions. The book includes four manuscript pages in reduced facsimile, as well as a frontispiece portrait. Our Book No: 28890. $20 AUD.

78. Joyce, James; Berrone, Louis (editor) (1977). James Joyce in Padua. New York: Random House. 146 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos & reproductions, frontispiece, edges & pages lightly toned, light foxing & texta mark top edge, minor edgewear jacket (light toning reverse side), light stain spine ends & bottom edge, minor insect damage. In April 1912 in Padua, James Joyce wrote two essays as part of an examination to qualify for a teaching position in the Italian public school system. These essays were only recently recovered from the archives of the University of Padua by Louis Perrone of Fairfield University. Prof. Berrone translated and edited the essays, and provides a detailed introduction showing the particular circumstances of Joyce's life during the time he wrote these essays, and reveals how many of the ideas in these two Paduan essays were an essential part of Joyce's critical apparatus, influencing his work in both fiction and nonfiction. ISBN: 0394409906. Our Book No: 28462. $18 AUD.

79. Keneally, Thomas (1986). The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (Reissue ed) [Collector's Library of Australia's Great Books]. Sydney, Kensington: Times Books. 178 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, decorative cover, gilt top edge, very good condition, minimal foxing edges. Australian novel based on the life of the Aboriginal bushranger Jimmy Governor. By the noted Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 0858359847. Our Book No: 25178. $20 AUD.

80. Keneally, Tom (2010). Three Famines (1st ed). Sydney: Knopf. 324 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket (jacket little marked). First edition. Subtitle: "In the Irish, Bengali and Ethiopian famines, ideology, mindsets of governments, racial preconceptions and administrative incompetence were more lethal than the initiating blights, the loss of potatoes or rice or the grain named teff." This is the story of three terrible famines. The first is An Gorta Mor, the great hunger of Ireland, which began in 1846. The second is the deadly famine that struck Bengal in 1943. The third is the Ethiopian famine, which first appeared in lethal form in the 1970s. The author visited Eritrea in the late 1980s to see the effects of this grave event. ISBN: 9781741668551. Our Book No: 28276. $20 AUD.

81. King, Madonna (2013). Ian Frazer (The Man who Saved a Million Lives). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 249 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white & colour photos. When Professor Ian Frazer was awarded the patent for the vaccine to cervical cancer, he knew it could help to save the lives of 275,000 women around the world each year. Respected across the globe, few people know the real story of the Scottish-born Australian of the Year who is behind one of the great medical discoveries of the century. Given exclusive access to Ian Frazer, biographer and award-winning journalist Madonna King peels back the many layers of his extraordinary life. She tells of the ongoing struggle for funding cancer research, the herculean international legal battle waged to win the patent, the devastating loss of his friend and co-researcher, Dr Jian Zhou, and Ian Frazer s ongoing commitment to have the vaccine made available in the developing world. ISBN: 9780702249570. Our Book No: 15856. $20 AUD.

82. Koch, Christopher (2000). Out of Ireland (1st p/b ed) [Beware of the Past: Volume 2]. Sydney: Vintage / Random House. 706 pp. Paperback small thick octavo, very good condition, minimal creasing front cover, faint toning page edges as common, minor edgewear. Novel about a fictional Irish rebel leader, Robert Devereux, transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). ISBN: 1740510054. Our Book No: 20236. $10 AUD.

83. Koch, Christopher (2002). The Many-Coloured Land: A Return to Ireland (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. The Irish-Australian novelist takes a very special journey through Ireland with his musician friend Brian Mooney. ISBN: 0330363832. Our Book No: 14665. $10 AUD.

84. Kostick, Conor; Collins, Lorcan (2001). The Easter Rising: A Guide to Dublin in 1916 (Reprint ed). Dublin: O'Brien Press. 132 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. A vivid guide to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. This vividly illustrated book shows the battle-torn streets of Dublin. ISBN: 086278638X. Our Book No: 24020. $10 AUD.

85. Lack, Clem (1969). A Bookman's Essays. Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: W. R. Smith & Paterson. 388 pp. Hardback 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.

86. Laing, Uisdean (1964). Gu Tir Mo Luaidh (Dain Eilthireach, Sgeulachdan Agus Eachdraidh) (1st stated ed). Perth, Swanbourne: Hugh Laing. 72 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (minor marking & tears, reverse side toned), autograph (author's written dedication). A collection of poetry and prose translated into Gaelic, English translations of Gaelic poems, and original poems in English and Gaelic, by Western Australian teacher and education superintendent. Our Book No: 4085. $30 AUD.

87. Lally, Soinbhe (1999). Favourite Irish Fairy Tales (Reprint ed). Dublin: Poolbeg Press. 40 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (some full-page), minor edgewear, small crease top page few rear pages. The stories range from the tragic sagas of Cuchulainn, the children of Lir and Fionn and the Fianna, to lyrical tales of enchanted sea people. This varied collection contains some of the best-loved Irish stories, and the rich inspired illustrations capture the tragedy, mysticism and romance of these remarkable Celtic stories. ISBN: 1853718297. Our Book No: 21392. $10 AUD.

88. 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.

89. Lindsay, Jane (1983). Portrait of Pa: Jane Lindsay's Memoirs of Her Father Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 190 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Memoirs of living at Springwood (Blue Mountains, outside Sydney) with her father, the great Australian artist and novelist. (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.). ISBN: 020714821X. Our Book No: 16857. $17 AUD.

90. Lindsay, Norman (1950). Dust or Polish. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 205 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), pages & cover lightly toned as usual, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (flap unclipped, faint fading bottom corner front cover), bookplate, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian novel in which Rita, a show girl bored with life on the stage, finds a new career and romance in the secondhand furniture business. Bookplate of C. W. Blackburn. Our Book No: 10327. $20 AUD.

91. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Douglas (introduction) (1975). Norman Lindsay's Cats (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. Unnum 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, buff-coloured paper, top edge lightly foxed, edgewear jacket (chipped, little loss spine & corners, front cover scratched, sticker mark). A delightful collection of Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by an artist friend. Includes an essay by Douglas Stewart ("The artist as a cat fancier") and Norman Lindsay ("The cats of Springwood"). ISBN: 0333175611. Our Book No: 13726. $25 AUD.

92. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (selected by) (1983). Norman Lindsay's Bears. Melbourne: Sun Books. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, edges lightly foxed, light foxing front flyleaf, spine lightly faded. This book features the bear Billy Bluegum who became well known through his appearance in the Bulletin and the Lone Hand, and later in the children's classic "The Magic Pudding". This book includes both the first and the last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. ISBN: 0725104317. Our Book No: 26171. $15 AUD.

93. Lindsay, Norman (1991). Norman Lindsay's Cats (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. Unnum 64 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, small crease cover, minor edgewear. A delightful collection of Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by an artist friend, Douglas Stewart. Includes an essay by Stewart ("The artist as a cat fancier") and Lindsay ("The cats of Springwood"). ISBN: 0725104074. Our Book No: 13727. $25 AUD.

94. Lindsay, Norman (1996). A Slice of Magic Pudding, Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff (Reprint ed) [Young Australia Series]. Sydney: Cornstalk / Angus & Robertson. 28 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. The evergreen Australian children's classic, here shortened, written and illustrated by the famous Australian artist. ISBN: 020712244X. Our Book No: 15782. $10 AUD.

95. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Meg (introduction) (2001). Norman Lindsay: Artful Cats. Bungendore, NSW: Odana Publications. 144 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings (some full-page). Heavy. A delightful collection of Norman Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by a friend, Meg Stewart. Includes letters from Lindsay, some written by the cats! (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.) (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908154496. Our Book No: 2633. $50 AUD.

96. Lindsay, Norman; de Basil, Colonel W.; Williamson, J. C. (1936). Souvenir Programme: Colonel W. de Basil's Monte Carlo Russian Ballet [J. C. Williamson Ltd Magazine]. Melbourne: J. C. Williamson Ltd / Speciality Press. 42 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings (colour covers both sides), adverts, minor edgewear. Souvenir program for this ballet contains magnificent cover art by Normal Lindsay, from an original painting in the possession of Mr E. J. Tait, a managing director of J. C. Williamson Ltd. Produced by J. C. Williamson Ltd at His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. Contains full-page portraits of Colonel W. de Basil, Leon Woizikowsky, Valentina Blinova, Helena Kirsova, George Gee, Valerie Hay, Donald Burr. (Estimated date, 1936 or 1937. Text mentions 1935, and an event scheduled later for 1938. Loosely inserted: Receipt for previous sale of this item.). Our Book No: 14963. $130 AUD.

97. Lindsay, Norman; Gold, Janet (illustrator) (1978). Norman Lindsay's Bears (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 72 pp. Hardback small square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & beige drawings (including frontispiece), spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This book features the bear Billy Bluegum who became well known through his appearance in the Bulletin and the Lone Hand magazines, and later in the children's classic "The Magic Pudding". This book includes both the first and the last Billy Bluegum pictures drawn by Norman Lindsay. ISBN: 0333251628. Our Book No: 28471. $20 AUD.

98. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (compiler) (1987). The Comic Art of Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 266 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white cartoons. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Contains almost 500 cartoons and joke illustrations, taken from the 50 years that Norman Lindsay worked for The Bulletin magazine, and for its monthly magazine The Lone Hand, and selected by his friend Keith Wingrove. ISBN: 0207155658. Our Book No: 15444. $60 AUD.

99. Lingard, Joan (1990). Glad Rags (1st ed). London: Hamish Hamilton. 131 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), small mark top edge, minor edgewear jacket, minimal EX-LIBRARY (single stamp), pages lightly toned. First edition. This book is a sequel to "Rags and Riches". This time Seb and Sam, two Scottish lads, are looking forward to a holiday in the Greek islands with their parents. Warm and light-hearted, this novel for young adults has moments of touching poignancy, which illuminate this story of a lively and endearing family. A new collection of Sam and Seb stories. They live in Edinburgh in a narrow street full oif second-hand shops. ISBN: 0241130158. Our Book No: 27482. $12 AUD.

100. Livingstone, Sheila (2000). Scottish Customs (Revised ed). Edinburgh: Birlinn. 156 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Revised edition. Traces the origins of a wide-ranging selection of Scottish customs, covering birth, death, childhood, courtship, health and illness, and food and drink. A fascinating insight into Scottish history and culture. ISBN: 1841580600. Our Book No: 11814. $10 AUD.

101. Longfield, Ada (1978). Irish Lace [Irish Heritage Series]. Dublin: Eason & Son. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, stapled, foldout front cover, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is a pictorial introduction to the different types of Irish lace. Its history can be traced back to the 16th century in Ireland. ISBN: 0900346264. Our Book No: 11586. $10 AUD.

102. Lord, Graham (1997). James Herriot: The Life of a Country Vet (1st ed). London: Headline. 276 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, string bookmark, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Biography of the famous Scottish-born vet and writer (real name, Alf Wight), who practiced for over 50 years in Yorkshire. ISBN: 0747219753. Our Book No: 10949. $15 AUD.

103. MacDougall, Ian (2002). Onion Johnnies: Personal Recollections by Nine French Onion Johnnies of Their Working Lives in Scotland (1st ed) [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / Scottish Working People's History Trust / European Ethnological Research Centre. 184 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. Traces the history of the French Onion Johnnies (or Ingan Johnnies, as they were usually known north of the Border). They were a familiar group of seasonal immigrant workers in cities and towns throughout Scotland and Britain. These recollections are unique insights into the very hard working lives of the Johnnies in Scotland, about whom virtually nothing in any detail has been published before. ISBN: 1862322201. Our Book No: 25889. $14 AUD.

104. Macgregor, Forbes (1984). The Story of the Greyfriars Bobby (Revised, reprint ed). Edinburgh: Ampersand. 51 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, small sticker inside front cover, minor edgewear. The story of the remarkable Skye terrier dog who sat by the grave of his master (Constable John Gray), in Edinburgh, for much of his life. No ISBN printed in the book. ISBN: 0900161019. Our Book No: 11186. $10 AUD.

105. Macintyre, Duncan Ban; Macleod, Angus (editor) (1952). The Songs of Duncan Ban Macintyre (1st ed) [Scottish Gaelic Texts]. Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society / Oliver & Boyd. 581 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, top edge gilt, roughly cut page edges, light internal toning & foxing, endpapers little foxed & toned, edges toned, spine ends lightly worn, rear cover corners little bumped, minor edgewear, owner's written name. This wonderful old book contains the songs of 18th century Gaelic poet Duncan Ban Macintyre, who was born at Glenorchy, Argyleshire, Scotland, in the year 1724. He began to compose songs at age 23. The Gaelic words appear opposite the English translation by Macleod (edited, with notes and introduction). Our Book No: 28839. $30 AUD.

106. Maggitti, Phil; Earle Bridges, Michele (illustrator) (1993). Scottish Fold Cats (A Complete Pet Owner's Manual) (1st ed). Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational. 88 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Answers to questions about feeding, health, breeding, and more about these beautiful unique cats. Filled with full-colour photos and black and white drawings. ISBN: 0812049993. Our Book No: 20927. $11 AUD.

107. Mathias, Roland (1987). Anglo-Welsh Literature: An Illustrated History. Bridgend: Poetry Wales Press. 142 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Describes the history of English-language writing in Wales from the 15th century (when few spoke English) up to the present day (when English is now the prominent language). The well-qualified author is a Welsh poet and editor of the "Anglo-Welsh Review". ISBN: 0907476643. Our Book No: 11140. $12 AUD.

108. Matthews, Harrison L. (1979). The Seals and the Scientists (1st ed). London: Peter Owen. 219 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, jacket lightly scratched & rubbed, minor edgewear. This is the story of the pioneering expeditions undertaken by Harrison Matthews and other scientists to the Wash and the Welsh islands of Skomer and Ramsey to study seals in their natural habitat. ISBN: 0720605245. Our Book No: 20263. $12 AUD.

109. McCaffrey, Anne (1989). Dragonsinger: Harper of Pern (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 251 pp. Paperback, very good condition, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. A fantasy novel by famous author who lives in County Wicklow, Ireland. ISBN: 0552108812. Our Book No: 24848. $10 AUD.

110. McClaughlin, Trevor (editor) (1988). Irish Women in Colonial Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 229 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. First edition. Ireland provided the majority of female convicts for the first 40 years of the penal colonies in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. In addition, Irish women made up a significant proportion of assisted and free immigrants throughout the 19th century. These essays provide and intriguing picture of the richness and vaiety of the Irish experience that helped make the new Australian nation. ISBN: 1864487151. Our Book No: 16707. $50 AUD.

111. McCormick, W. J. McK. (1984). Christ, the Christian, & Freemasonry (New or 2nd ed). Belfast: Great Joy Publications. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, sticker mark rear cover. An illustrated history of Freemasons, with a focus on Ireland and the relationships to Christianity. Our Book No: 13004. $13 AUD.

112. McCourt, Malachy (2002). Danny Boy: The Legend of the Beloved Irish Ballad (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 141 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, faint foxing top edge. The author explores the truth behind the legend of this ballad written by Frederic Weatherly in 1910, and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air". Through interviews with musicologists, historians, academics, celebrities and Irish icons, McCourt traces the complex evolution and enduring mystique of "Danny Boy" in an unforgettable tribute that brilliantly weaves history with folklore. ISBN: 0143001086. Our Book No: 25665. $15 AUD.

113. McDaniel, Denzil (1997). Enniskillen: The Remembrance Sunday Bombing. Dublin: Wolfhound Press. 208 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, tiny bump top spine. A newspaper editor discusses the Remembrance Sunday bombing on 8 November, 1987. He talks to politicians and community leaders, and examines the significance of a day that brought horror to Northern Ireland, but also a new dimension of hope. His interviews with the bereaved, the injured and those who helped them to rebuild their lives show a range of emotions and show how a close-knit community survived through its faith. ISBN: 0863276113. Our Book No: 22098. $10 AUD.

114. McHugh, Siobhan (1996). Cottoning On: Stories of Australian Cotton-Growing. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 204 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Irish-Australian writer explores cotton growing in New South Wales (NSW), which has a fascinating history peppered with colourful characters. But environmental degradation has spread from over-use of pesticides, and excessive water extraction from the Darling River. She weaves dozens of interviews with pacey narrative. ISBN: 0868065978. Our Book No: 11727. $10 AUD.

115. McInerney, Monica (2003). Spin the Bottle (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 477 pp. Paperback, very good condition, edges lightly toned, slight reader crease spine, minor edgewear. First Australian edition. A warm and funny Australian novel about love, letting go, families and friendship. Things go into a spin when Lainey Byrne is wrenched from her life in Melbourne to run a B&B in Ireland for a year. It quickly tumbles into bed-and-bedlam, especially when a reunion with childhood friend Rohan Hartigan sparks an unexpected romantic dilemma. ISBN: 0140296700. Our Book No: 26961. $10 AUD.

116. McKeown, Michael (1986). The Greening of a Nationalist (1st ed). 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: 0870058003. Our Book No: 21739. $14 AUD.

117. McLachlan, A. J. (1948). McLachlan: An F.A.Q. Australian [An FAQ Australian]. Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. 279 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), owner's written name front pastedown, small edge pieces missing jacket (edge tears repaired, spine lightly faded), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Autobiography of the Scottish-Australian boy from South Australia who became a senator and Attorney-General. Our Book No: 12019. $15 AUD.

118. McSweeney, John (2008). Call Me David: Bishop David Cremin: A Memoir (1st ed). Sydney: OMP Publications. 214 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few tiny dents & light scratches front cover, top corner tip front cover creased, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear corners. The fascinating story of Bishop David Cremin who was born in Ireland and came to Australia in 1955. This unpretentious Limerickman captured the hearts of Sydneysiders. He brought music and laughter, love of all people, and a passion for justice and human rights to his ministry. Ordained in All Hallows College, Dublin, he has an enduring love and interest in everything he does. ISBN: 9780646492810. Our Book No: 28674. $35 AUD.

119. Mendelssohn, Joanna (1996). Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay Family. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 288 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The Lindsay family of artists and writers, particularly artist & cartoonist Norman Lindsay, dominated Australian cultural life for much of the 20th century. Their lives have been mythologised as authentic Australian artistic heroes. However, based on family letters, unravels a very different story: an intriguing tale of personalities, lies, deceptions and some surprising revelations. ISBN: 0207182728. Our Book No: 26139. $20 AUD.

120. Meneghelli, Pietro (1978). La Lettera di Joyce [James Joyce]. Roma (Rome): Editrice Lestoille. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine lightly foxed, owner's rubber stamp. A critical commentary of the James Joyce novel "Finnegan's Wake" as a journey in search of an imaginary golden age, through space and time, with the eventual hero's return to home and childhood. Also discusses "Another September" by Thomas Kinsella, and "The Hobby" by Flann O'Brien. Written in the Italian language. (No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 16602. $10 AUD.

121. Mill, John Stuart; Feuer, Lewis, S. (introduction) (1987). On Socialism [Great Books in Philosophy]. Amherst Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. 146 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The skeptical Scottish philosopher critiques government and the early social critics of capitalism (such as Robert Owen and Saint-Simon). ISBN: 0879754044. Our Book No: 12076. $10 AUD.

122. Mill, John Stuart (1991). Considerations on Representative Government [Great Books in Philosophy]. Amherst Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. 365 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The skeptical Scottish philosopher explores government for the majority, combined with rights for minorities. ISBN: 0879756705. Our Book No: 12072. $10 AUD.

123. 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.

124. Molloy, Frank (2004). Victor J. Daley: A Life. Sydney: Crossing Press. 182 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, top corner rear cover creased. Biography of the Irish-Australian poet, satirist and Bulletin journalist whose verse was as popular as Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson around 1900. ISBN: 0957829175. Our Book No: 11807. $10 AUD.

125. Morgan, Patrick (editor) (2007). B. A. Santamaria, Your Most Obedient Servant: Selected Letters 1938 - 1996 (1st ed). Melbourne: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press / State Library of Victoria. 575 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, corners boards lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends & corners little worn, few scratches). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This collection of letters spanning 60 years shows facets of Santamaria's personality and activities not previously disclosed. The letters are both personal and professional. He speaks frankly on matters of state, church and family, and he is revealed as a person more subtle in his views than his public persona would suggest. The letters offer a rare glimpse into a mind that was preoccupied for more than six decades with world events and ideological controversies. B. A. Santamaria remained a unique and influential conservative Irish-Catholic force in Australian and Victorian politics for more than 50 years. ISBN: 9780522852745. Our Book No: 26887. $30 AUD.

126. Moriarty, John; McHugh, Evan (with) (2000). Saltwater Fella (An Inspiring True Story of Success Against All Odds). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The author began a search for his family which took him from his Saltwater People on the Gulf of Carpentaria to heading an internationally acclaimed Aboriginal design company. John sets out to find his Aboriginal and Irish families - uncovering some amazing connections, while raising his own children to appreciate their special heritage. ISBN: 0670878650. Our Book No: 25339. $13 AUD.

127. Murphy, John A. (1997). The French Are in the Bay: The Expedition to Bantry Bay 1796. Dublin: Mercier Press. 199 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, maps, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. Examines the dramatic events of December 1796, in which a French fleet intended to land (unsuccessfully) at this locality on the southern tip of Ireland, just prior to the Irish Rebellion. Scholars from various disciplines, leading experts in their fields, explore the many facets of the French expedition. (Based on the lectures at the Bantry Bay Summer School in 1996.). ISBN: 1856351718. Our Book No: 28733. $15 AUD.

128. Murray, James (editor) (1997). Would You Believe? Australian Dialogues on Faith and Doubt. Sydney, Alexandria: Millennium Books / E. J. Dwyer. 228 pp. Paperback wide octavo, as new condition, copy 1. The Scottish-Irish-Australian Anglican priest and journalist (The Australian) interviews a wide variety of Australians about their faith, including B. A. Santamaria, Paddy McGuinness, George Pell, Peter Carnley. (The publisher went out of business before copies of this book could be distributed. Possibly a scarce book.). ISBN: 1864291087. Our Book No: 2546. $15 AUD.

129. Murray, James (editor) (1997). Would You Believe? Australian Dialogues on Faith and Doubt. Sydney, Alexandria: Millennium Books / E. J. Dwyer. 228 pp. Paperback wide octavo, as new condition, copy 2. The Scottish-Irish-Australian Anglican priest and journalist (The Australian) interviews a wide variety of Australians about their faith, including B. A. Santamaria, Paddy McGuinness, George Pell, Peter Carnley. (The publisher went out of business before copies of this book could be distributed. Possibly a scarce book.). ISBN: 1864291087. Our Book No: 2546A. $15 AUD.

130. Neale, Margo (editor) (2000). Urban Dingo: The Art and Life of Lin Onus 1948 - 1996. Queensland: Queensland Art Gallery / Craftsman House. 144 pp. Paperback large wide quarto (french flaps), good condition, colour plates, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, spine ends & cover corner tips little worn, top corner tips few pages little worn, faint tide marks (previous water contact now dry) edge covers & pages (not affecting paintings & text), minor edgewear. Lin Onus died prematurely in 1996 at the age of 47. He was born in Melbourne in 1948, the only child of a Scottish mother and an Aboriginal father from the Yorta Yorta people of Victoria. This is the first publication to look at the art and life of this remarkable contemporary Australian artist. This beautifully illustrated book is published to coincide with a retrospective exhibition which brings together, for the first time, a large body of the artist's work. There are 58 paintings, prints and sculptures drawn from 31 private, public and corporate collections. There are previously unpublished photos from the Onus family albums. The photos reveal the interdependence of a Koori artist's personal, political, cultural and artistic lives. ISBN: 1876509848. Our Book No: 28898. $80 AUD.

131. Niall, Brenda (1994). Georgiana: A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, Painter, Diarist, Pioneer (Reprint ed) [Miegunyah Press Series]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 344 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), coloured endpapers, black & white photos, colour plates, minimal foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), autograph (author's written dedication title page). Heavy. This is the story of Georgiana Huntly McCrae, illegitimate daughter of a Scottish duke, a professional portrait painter in 1820s Edinburgh, and a settler's wife in early Melbourne, and is told here for the first time. Until now Georgiana has only been known for the 1840s Melbourne journals edited by her grandson Hugh McCrae. The author has traced Georgiana from her London art student days to her death in suburban Melbourne in 1890. This biography draws on much unpublished material - diaries, letters and other manuscripts to present a talented independent woman who lived in different social worlds and experienced personal tragedy as well as creative achievement. ISBN: 0522845134. Our Book No: 27282. $28 AUD.

132. Niall, Brenda (2012). True North: The Story of Mary and Elizabeth Durack (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few black & white & colour photos (few creased bottom edge), minor edgewear, corner tips rear cover little worn, top & bottom corners front cover creased, light creasing covers. Mary and Elizabeth, one a writer and the other a painter, spent their childhood in Perth looking forward to their father coming home with stories of station life. Their grandfather was an Irish immigrant who set up a cattle empire. This joint biography delves into the lives of Mary, author of the Australian classic "Kings in Grass Castles", and Elizabeth, the renowned artist. ISBN: 9781921758928. Our Book No: 26686. $16 AUD.

133. Niccoli, Ria (1989). Pembroke Welsh Corgi (1st ed). Neptune City, NJ: TFH: T.F.H. Publications. 157 pp. Hardback small octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. This book, illustrated with more than 125 colour illustrations, presents sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for a Pembroke Welsh Corgi. ISBN: 0866226834. Our Book No: 22925. $10 AUD.

134. O Broin, Leon (1971). Fenian Fever: An Anglo-American Dilemma. London: Chatto & Windus. 264 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, flap clipped jacket (minor edgewear & edge tears), old price marks. The Irish historian describes the abortive Fenian uprising of 1867 and its aftermath (a serious threat to Anglo-American relations). ISBN: 0701117494. Our Book No: 12204. $15 AUD.

135. O'Brien, Edna (2002). In the Forest (1st ed). New York: Houghton Mifflin. 262 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). First edition. Taken from a true story, a riveting, frightening and brilliantly told novel set in the countryside of western Ireland. ISBN: 0618197303. Our Book No: 20567. $10 AUD.

136. 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.

137. O'Casey, Sean (1957). Three Plays: Juno and the Paycock - The Shadow of a Gunman - The Plough and the Stars (Reprint ed). London: St Martin's Library / Macmillan. 218 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, classic red cover, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 11847. $10 AUD.

138. O'Farrell, Patrick (1987). The Irish in Australia. Sydney: New South Wales University Press. 335 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, embossed cover pattern, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, sticker marks front cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author, who holds a personal chair of history at the University of New South Wales, is the doyen of Irish-Australian historians. Irish migrants were prominent among First Fleet convicts (1788), and they arrived directly from Ireland from 1791 in large numbers. The author shows how the Irish were a dynamic factor (both Catholic and Protestant) in Australia's history - not only the famous (Ned Kelly, Mannix) but also the labourers, farmers and shopkeepers. ISBN: 0868402346. Our Book No: 10519. $28 AUD.

139. O'Grady, Desmond (2004). Stages of the Revolution: A Biography of the Eureka Stockade's Raffaello Carboni (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Biography of the Italian-born chronicler of the Eureka Stockade (a rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in 1854, lead by Irishman Peter Lalor). This compelling biography presents a flamboyant, talented but ultimately disappointed man who gave Australia more than he gleaned. ISBN: 1740662121. Our Book No: 21617. $15 AUD.

140. 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.

141. O'Reilly, Bernard (1945). Cullenbenbong (Reprint ed) [Cullen-ben-bong]. Brisbane: W. R. Smith & Paterson. 206 pp. Paperback, thick card cover, dustjacket fixed along spine (cover painting with "hessian" border), very good condition, black & white photo frontispiece, top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges (Queensland). Our Book No: 10883. $12 AUD.

142. O'Reilly, Bernard; Wieneke, James (illustrator) (1981). Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong (Modern reprint ed). Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: Kemp Place Investments. 324 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, front flap corner creased jacket, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, this combined edition, 1981 or later, Trove catalogue. Originally published in 1 volume in 1949.) Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges / Lamington National Park (Queensland). Cullenbenbong covers the childhood and boyhood adventures, family joys, and sadnesses together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains pioneers. "Cullenbenbong" includes an aircraft accident in 1937. ISBN: 0858810085. Our Book No: 25926. $22 AUD.

143. O'Reilly, Emily (1998). Veronica Guerin: The Life and Death of a Crime Reporter (1st ed) [A Vintage Original]. London: Vintage. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. The true story of the Irish journalist murdered in Dublin by the drug lords she exposed. Cover blurb: Now a major film starring Cate Blanchett. ISBN: 0099761513. Our Book No: 11427. $10 AUD.

144. O'Reilly, John Boyle; Elliott, Brian (introduction) (1975). Moondyne [Seal Australian Fiction]. Adelaide: Rigby Publishers. 255 pp. Paperback, card covers, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, top corner flyleaf lightly thinned, slight scuff & sticker residue flyleaf (sticker removal). This novel is loosely based on the life of the West Australian convict escapee and bushranger Moondyne Joe. The author was an Irish Fenian revolutionary who was transported as a convict to Western Australia. During his time in Western Australia's penal system he would have heard many stories of Moondyne Joe's exploits. He later escaped to America, and settled in Boston. He established himself as a respected journalist, newspaper editor, novelist and poet. ISBN: 0851796540. Our Book No: 27445. $18 AUD.

145. O'Sullivan, Margaret Mary Kathleen (1995). A Cause of Trouble? Irish Nuns and English Clerics. Sydney, Darlinghurst: Crossing Press. 270 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, crease top corner rear cover. Five Sisters of Charity arrived in Sydney in 1838. Twenty years later, they had all left after years of conflict with the Catholic hierarchy - just when their great work was bearing fruit. The author, from the Religious Sisters of Charity, searched the archives of England, France, Ireland, Italy and Australia to find the answers. She revises the conclusions of earlier historians. ISBN: 0646222465. Our Book No: 25008. $22 AUD.

146. O'Toole, Fintan (1997). The Lie of the Land: Irish Identities. London: Verso. 172 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). This collection of essays by the Irish journalist (Irish Times) is drawn from his writings over two decades. Its portraits of people - talk-show hosts, priests, children, pop stars - and its reports of social and political upheaval, reveal a country still in search of itself, but more at ease with the complexities of its own make-up; a country whose buried memories, tourist myths and current contradictions might now be reworked to forge a truly modern Irish identity. Discusses how Ireland is a country constantly building and rebuilding its own identity, particularly in the 1990s. Ireland has changed to such an extent that it can now boast a greater 1996 per-capita GDP than the UK and a real place in the global economy. ISBN: 1859848214. Our Book No: 15521. $10 AUD.

147. 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.

148. 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.

149. Park, Ruth (1953). A Power of Roses (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), minor wear bottom edge, pages & edges toned, toning reverse side jacket particularly spine (minor edgewear, small edge tears). First edition. Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem Hotel. A simple novel of the Sydney slums (Dawes Point, under the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge), teeming with good feeling and derelict humanity. By Irish-Australian writer. Our Book No: 20035A. $13 AUD.

150. Park, Ruth (1962). Serpent's Delight (1st US ed). Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company. 239 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), fore-edge untrimmed, light brown strips endpapers, scuff mark front free flyleaf, corners lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket (base spine worn, sticker reverse side), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition this title (previously published as "The Good Looking Women", Angus & Robertson, 1961). This is an Australian novel of five women all determined to get their own way. It is tender and observant, spiced with a refreshing dash of humor. What happens to a closely knit family when a daughter announces that she has had a vision of the Blessed Mary. Full-page picture of Ruth Park on the rear jacket cover By Irish-Australian writer. Our Book No: 14388. $18 AUD.

151. Park, Ruth (1978). A Power of Roses (1st Australian Penguin ed). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 285 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, inside cover toned, pages faintly toned as usual, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear. First edition. Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem hotel. A simple novel of the Sydney slums, teeming with good feeling and derelict humanity By Irish-Australian writer. ISBN: 0140049657. Our Book No: 20035. $10 AUD.

152. Park, Ruth (1979). The Witch's Thorn. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 209 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages lightly toned, bottom edge & corner tip front cover creased, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. First Penguin edition. The influence of Johnny Gow poisons the lives of everyone he touches in a sleepy New Zealand village. The third novel by the Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 014005314X. Our Book No: 3830. $10 AUD.

153. Park, Ruth (1992). A Fence Around the Cuckoo (An Autobiography) (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 294 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. First edition. First volume of the autobiography of Australian novelist who wrote Poor Man's Orange. Life with her boisterous Scottish-Irish-Scandinavian family in New Zealand during the Depression. Her correspondence with D'arcy Niland (her later husband). ISBN: 0670846791. Our Book No: 2917. $15 AUD.

154. Park, Ruth (1993). Fishing in the Styx (The Second Volume of Autobiography) (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 302 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. First edition. Second volume of the autobiography of Australian novelist who wrote Poor Man's Orange. Mainly about her marriage with husband D'Arcy Niland. This partnership, between two talented but volatile people, sharing their dreams and disappointments, and rejoicing in each other's triumphs. It was cruelly cut short by D'Arcy's death. Ruth writes movingly about this dark time, which lead her to study Zen Buddhism and live for a time on tranquil Norfolk Island. ISBN: 0670846805. Our Book No: 6709. $15 AUD.

155. Park, Ruth (1993). Missus (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 179 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The first novel in the bestselling trilogy about the Darcy family of 12 1/2 Plymouth Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, in the grim 1920s (followed by "Harp in the South" and "Poor Man's Orange"). By Irish-Australian novelist. ISBN: 0140176012. Our Book No: 3987. $10 AUD.

156. Park, Ruth (1998). Playing Beatie Bow (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 197 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Bestselling adventure novel for young adults, by Irish-Australian author. Follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of 100 ago as the result of a scary game. ISBN: 0140314601. Our Book No: 3632. $10 AUD.

157. Park, Ruth (2010). Playing Beatie Bow (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 196 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, base spine little rubbed. Bestselling adventure novel for young adults. Written by New Zealand born-Australian author. Follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of 100 years ago as the result of a scary game. ISBN: 9780143204879. Our Book No: 27530. $10 AUD.

158. Park, Ruth; Bell, Edwina (illustrator) (1976). Merchant Campbell (1st ed) [Australians in History Series]. Sydney: Collins. 64 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This children's picture book tells the story of Robert Campbell who opened a branch of his family's trading company in Sydney at the beginning of the 19th century By Irish-Australian writer. ISBN: 0001950290. Our Book No: 25842. $16 AUD.

159. Peace, Justice of (1804). The Justice of Peace's Guide, Being a Collection of Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace (10th ed). Dublin: Peter Hoey (Printer). 200 + [14] pp. Hardback very small (17.0 x 10.4 cm), brown full calf leather cover with raised bands & title label on spine (spotted, with some loss from spine at top edge & sides), fair - good condition, corner several pages creased, foxing almost entirely absent (but some smudges & creasing during printing). (Tenth edition, published in Dublin, 1804.) A rare Irish legal book in need of sympathetic rebinding. Includes table of contents (14p) at rear. Our Book No: 12626. $130 AUD.

160. Pearl, Cyril (1979). The Three Lives of Gavan Duffy (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 237 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), brown endpapers, black & white text-illustrations, minute insect damage front free flyleaf, bookplate front pastedown, owner's written name free flyleaf, minor edgewear & edge tears jacket (faint foxing reverse side, little plastic coating top edge front cover lifted). About an Irish rebel who became an Australian patriot. Between 1842, when he established and edited "The Nation", and 1855, he played a leading part in Irish politics. He migrated to Australia after resigning his seat in the British House of Commons. In Melbourne and Sydney a conquering hero's welcome awaited him, and in 1856 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly. Duffy tried to bring about federation of the Australian colonies, and rose to become premier in 1871. His third 'life' began when he resigned his Victorian seat and took up residence in Nice, France. In 1903 he died after seeing his dream of Australian federation realised. One son helped to draft the Australian Constitution, and another became Chief Justice of the High Court. ISBN: 0868400165. Our Book No: 26626. $20 AUD.

161. Pearn, John (editor) (1998). Shamrock and Caduceus: A Queensland Heritage of Irish Medicine (1st ed). Brisbane: Amphion Press / Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland. 49 pp. Paperback trade, pictorial card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, minimal foxing edges & title page, few creases covers, minor edgewear. This book is about the founding of the Queensland Irish Association in 1898 (in health). As the Association celebrates it Centenary, this book brings together some important parts of Irish influence in Australia. ISBN: 1864990244. Our Book No: 26550. $25 AUD.

162. Pennington, Richard; Wilkes, G. A. Professor (foreword) (1970). Christopher Brennan: Some Recollections. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 54 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed, tiny scuff front cover). This book is a rare and moving picture of the Irish-Australian poet in his fallen majesty. Hitherto unpublished letters to and from Brennan, and to and from the Brennan Committee, are included. The jacket is from an etching by Lionel Lindsay. ISBN: 0207953228. Our Book No: 26784. $15 AUD.

163. 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. ISBN: 0980780812. Our Book No: 21763. $15 AUD.

164. Prentis, Malcolm (2008). The Scots in Australia (1st p/b ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 334 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This book is a comprehensive history of Scottish immigrants - including convicts and free settlers - and their descendants in Australia from 1788 to the present. The author has combined anecdote, biography and history. There are stories on governors, explorers, graziers and farmers, manufacturers and accountants, teachers, scientists and doctors, lawyers, missionaries and clergy, social workers, politicians, poets, painters, police, pop stars, sportspeople, soldiers and spies. The book demonstrates how the Scots and their descendants have shaped and been shaped by Australia. ISBN: 9781921410215. Our Book No: 28214. $20 AUD.

165. Pullein-Thompson, Christine; Rowe, Eric (drawings) (1997). Phantom Horse Goes to Scotland (Reprint ed) [Phantom Horse Series, no 5]. London: Award Publications. 162 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings. Young adults fiction. An air of mystery hangs over the idyllic Scottish island where Jean takes Phantom with her on holiday. Why have most of the inhabitants left, and the horses secretly flown to the tiny landing strip? Jean and Phantom discover the answer and once again find themselves plunged into a difficult and dangerous adventure. ISBN: 0861638484. Our Book No: 25073. $10 AUD.

166. Reece, Bob (1989). Irish Convicts: The Origins of Convicts Transported to Australia (1st ed). Dublin: Department of Modern History, University College Dublin Press. 191 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photo portrait rear cover (author), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, corners covers little creased. This reference book is the result of the author's work with final-year honours students at UCD who were encouraged to undertake original research on the Irish convict background, using transportation records held at Dublin Castle. ISBN: 1870089340. Our Book No: 26766. $26 AUD.

167. Reeson, Margaret (1985). Currency Lass (1st ed). Sydney, Sutherland: Albatross. 270 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). Set in the Australia and Cornwall, this book is biographical fiction based on the life of Mary Lawry (nee Hassall). Mary was a girl of early Australia - a 'currency lass', born in the colony in 1799. This account of her life has been put together from a patchwork of diaries, letters, newspaper articles and reports of her day. ISBN: 0867600187. Our Book No: 28574. $15 AUD.

168. Reid, Richard (2011). Not Just Ned: A True History of the Irish in Australia (1st stated ed). Canberra: National Museum of Australia. 127 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minor edgewear corners. This book was published to go with the exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, from March to July, 2011. The book brings together a collection of rare and precious objects, documents, paintings, drawings and photos that relate to the history of the Irish in Australia. ISBN: 9781876944827. Our Book No: 28715. $25 AUD.

169. 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 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.

170. 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 trade, 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.

171. 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 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. $120 AUD.

172. Rowley Lees, Jennie (2008). The Sydney Eisteddfod Story: 1933 - 1941 (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Eisteddfod. 315 pp. Paperback large octavo, thick card covers with flaps, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Heavy. The story of how the Sydney Eisteddfod opened in 1933, and went on to uncover a lot of amazing talent and started a cultural renaissance. An eisteddfod is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performing arts. ISBN: 9780975748329. Our Book No: 28003. $20 AUD.

173. Salter, Elizabeth (1972). Daisy Bates: The Biography of a Remarkable Victorian Woman - the Legendary Daisy Bates, a Journalist and Self-Taught Anthropologist Who Defied the Conventions of Her Day By Living in the Bush With the Australian Aborigine (1st U.S. stated ed). New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 266 pp. Hardback dustjacket, illustrated ochre cloth cover, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, small closed edge tears jacket (spine little faded, little loss corners & spine ends, corners little scuffed & worn), fore-edge lightly marked. Biography of Irish-born lady who lived among Aborigines. This vivid and compassionate biography brings the remarkable story of Daisy Bates to vibrant life. Meticulously documented from Daisy's own extensive articles, books, and journals, it portrays a colourful life of romance and adventure, brilliantly evoking the dynamic, eccentric, and indomitable woman who was capable of both pragmatism and poetry - and who became a legend in her own time. Our Book No: 26831. $20 AUD.

174. Sanders, John (2005). Far From the Land: A Story of Irish Betrayal (Reissue ed). London: Pan Macmillan. 255 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A true story about corruption and murder set against a background of Ireland's struggle for liberty. It is the story of Dr Patrick Cronin who exposed the Irish-American Clann-na-Gael dynamiters in Victorian England - their leaders had betrayed the terrorist group to Scotland Yard for money. His determination to expose the betrayal led to his murder. ISBN: 0330421107. Our Book No: 20793. $10 AUD.

175. Santamaria, B. A. (1984). Daniel Mannix: A Biography. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 282 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, colour portrait frontispiece, non-author written dedication front endpaper. Daniel Mannix was the controversial conservative Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne. He was a strong supporter of Valera back in Ireland, and also of anti-conscription. He long fought communist influences in the Australian labor Party (ALP), and was prominent in the split to create the Democratic Labor Party (DLP). Recounts the story of his trials and tribulations during his near century of life. Draws out the many facets of his personality - above all, an irrepressible sense of humour and compassion for his fellows. ISBN: 052284247X. Our Book No: 13719. $24 AUD.

176. Sassi, Carla (2005). Why Scottish Literature Matters. Edinburgh: Saltire Society. 202 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. This is the fourth book in the Saltire series examining the significance of Scottish history, philosophy and the Scots language. Examines Scotland's literature from the earliest times to the late 20th century, and offers new and fascinating insights into the nature of nationhood and identity, and the way in which these are reflected in, and the inspiration for, literary output at various periods. ISBN: 0854110828. Our Book No: 23600. $10 AUD.

177. Show Society, Tullow (1973). 28th Annual Agricultural Show: 1973 Catalogue. Tullow, Ireland: Tullow Show Society. Unnum pp. Paperback, card cover (partly loose), stapled, good condition, many adverts. Catalogue for this annual show, this year held in Coppenagh, Tullow, on Wednesday, 15th August, 1973. Includes many adverts for local businesses. Our Book No: 12732. $20 AUD.

178. Silver, Lynette Ramsay (2002). The Battle of Vinegar Hill: Australia's Irish Rebellion, 1804 (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Watermark Press. 250 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners. Revised edition. This is the story of the Sydney rebellion by Irish convicts (political prisoners, not petty thieves). This is the only thorough account of the battle and its causes. The book has portraits, maps, and landscape art of the period. This book will interest anyone wanting to learn about colonial history and the development of the Australian character. ISBN: 0949284610. Our Book No: 28163. $20 AUD.

179. Simpson, Douglas W. (1967). Portrait of Skye and the Outer Hebrides (1st ed). London: Robert Hale. 188 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, front free flyleaf abrasion mark, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, flap clipped, spine lightly toned), written & dated dedication. A comprehensive portrait of these islands, dealing not only with their scenic beauty and tourist attractions, but with their geological evolution, their importance for Scottish archeology and history, and above all the distinctive character and mode of life, past and present, of the inhabitants. Skye, the Small Isles, and the Long Island were left to the King of Man by the great Warrior Chief Somerled, in the partition that he enforced after his naval victory in 1156. Our Book No: 23005. $15 AUD.

180. Skelton, Robin (1990). Celtic Contraries (1st ed) [Irish Studies Series]. New York: Syracuse University Press. 253 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author is professor of creative writing at Victoria University. He has been a major interpreter and definer of what we now mean by Anglo-Irish literature. This is his own selection of 14 of his best essays. Topics particularly include W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge. ISBN: 0815624794. Our Book No: 20187. $15 AUD.

181. Skultans, Vieda (1974). Intimacy and Ritual: A Study of Spiritualism, Mediums and Groups. London: Routledge Kegan Paul. 106 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), flap clipped jacket, endpapers lightly toned, minor edgewear. Based on the author's fieldwork as a participant observer among spiritualists in a South Wales town. She shows how spiritualist beliefs in spirit possession as a cause of ill health can have therapeutic value, and that this is often a physical counterpart of social malaise. ISBN: 0710077602. Our Book No: 9836. $12 AUD.

182. Skyvington, William (2014). A Little Bit of Irish: My Mother's People in Australia. Choranche, France: Gamone Press. 264 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted photos), maps, charts, tiny dent rear cover. This book is about the ancestors and relatives of the author's mother. Enid Kathleen Walker, "Kath" as she was generally called, was born in South Grafton on 19 January 1918, and she died in Coffs Harbour at the age of 85 on 20 May 2003. The author now lives on a farm in south-east France. The many charts and photos make this an interesting book for anyone with an interest in researching family trees and Irish-Australian history. ISBN: 9782919427017. Our Book No: 27688. $25 AUD.

183. Smith, Gordon; Roy, Archie E. (foreword) (2004). Spirit Messenger: The Remarkable Story of a Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (Australian ed). London & Sydney: Hay House. 243 pp. Paperback, very good condition. Gordon Smith, Scottish medium shares his life experiences as he realised he had a special gift to comfort the distressed. He displayed his psychic abilities as a child, but did not start to develop as a medium until he had a dream. ISBN: 1401903932. Our Book No: 15083. $10 AUD.

184. Smith, Michelle; Dervan, Cathal (with) (1996). Gold: A Triple Champion's Story (1st ed). Edinburgh: Mainstream. 191 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus 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. $14 AUD.

185. Stewart, Charles (2010). The Rich Man: A Son's Journey to Discover his Real Father (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Storyboard Pty Limited. 226 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of a son's journey (an Australian journalist) as he attempts to pull together the astonishing pieces of the jigsaw puzzle and make sense of his father's secret life. How does a charming educated Scotsman go from being an officer in Her Majesty's forces at Gallipoli (WW1) to masquerading as a Dutch doctor in the French Foreign Legion - then consorting with bootleggers and racketeers in Chicago, and being pursued by the FBI and Scotland Yard on charges of embezzlement, fraud, smuggling, currency rackets and bigamy - until authorities tracked him down to a remote Western Australian mining town (Kalgoorlie). ISBN: 9780646513195. Our Book No: 27605. $15 AUD.

186. Stivers, Richard (2000). Hair of the Dog: Irish Drinking and its American Stereotype (Revised ed). New York: Continuum Publishing. 228 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables. A history of the culture of drinking in both Ireland and the USA, shattering ethnic stereotypes and myths, such that the Irish are drunkards. ISBN: 0826412181. Our Book No: 20398. $15 AUD.

187. Surman, Richard; Arscott, Peter (2003). Church Cats (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 87 pp. Paperback square, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The author turns his camera and pen on cats that live in abbeys, priories, churches and minsters in Britain and Ireland. He captures the essence of the cats and their churches. A beautiful book that will delight cat lovers. ISBN: 0007166699. Our Book No: 24763. $12 AUD.

188. Swain, Margaret (1986). The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots. Carlton Bedford: Ruth Bean. 128 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, few tiny dents bottom edge cover & first few pages, few tiny creases covers. This is the first comprehensive study of the Queen of Scots as a needlewoman, describing all the works associated with her, and for the first time every piece marked by her cipher or monogram is illustrated in full. The author, an expert on the history of costume and textiles, constructs a fascinating picture of the quality of life at court in Mary's time. This is not only a significant work in the history of costume and textiles, but sheds a new and interesting light on those aspects of Mary's life about which little is known. ISBN: 0903585227. Our Book No: 22201. $15 AUD.

189. 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.

190. Tangye, Derek; Tangye, Jean (drawings) (1996). The Story of The Minack Chronicles, Comprising: Time as Mine, A Gull on the Roof, A Cat in the Window (Reprint ed). London: Warner Books. 535 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, light creases covers. This anthology brings together in one volume three classic books that began a legend. "Time Was Mine" is Derek Tangye's account of his journey round the world as a young man. The first two of his classic Cornwall books are also included here. ISBN: 0751510882. Our Book No: 23491. $15 AUD.

191. Thomas, Dylan (1956). Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (Reprint ed). London: Guild Books / J. M. Dent. 128 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, heritage pictorial cover, pages toned, edgewear. Autobiographical novel based on the young Welsh poet's childhood, before he moved to London. In this, his third book, the author deepens his now recognisable gift of Blake-like fantasy with a sense of drama. He introduces realism into the story, enriching it with bold character studies, bizarre and humorous scenes, moments of revelation and terror, and paroxysms of love and hate. Our Book No: 11832. $10 AUD.

192. Thoms, Lisbeth M. (editor) (1979). Early Man in the Scottish Landscape (1st ed) [Scottish Archaeological Forum]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 85 pp. Hardback octavo, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, thick library card binding, very good condition, figures, tables. The ninth meeting of the Scottish Archaeological Forum was held, for the first time, at the University of Aberdeen. Six lectures were delivered under the broad theme "Early Man in the Scottish Landscape", and all appear here as written papers. ISBN: 0852243529. Our Book No: 21106. $15 AUD.

193. Toibin, Colm (1994). Bad Blood: A Walk Along the Irish Border (Reprint ed). London: Random House. 210 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, barcode sticker last page, minor edgewear. The author walked along the Irish border from Derry to Newry. This book is a stark and evocative account of a journey through fear and hatred, a report on ordinary life and the legacy of history in a bleak and desolate landscape. ISBN: 0099301202. Our Book No: 9961. $12 AUD.

194. 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.

195. Tranter, Nigel (1967). Tinker Tess (1st ed). London: Dennis Dobson. 121 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (minimal insect damage, flap clipped), edges & pages lightly toned. A charming story for young adults set among the sand dunes and the saltings near the village of Aberlady on the Firth of Forth. Tinker Tess is a friendly brown dog who adopts two children, and the adventures they have together. The author is well known for his books for older children; here he brings his talents to writing for a younger age group. Our Book No: 26422. $20 AUD.

196. Travers, Robert (1981). Australian Mandarin: The Life and Times of Quong Tart. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 192 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The biography of the colourful Chinese-Australian tea merchant from Sydney who had a passion for cricket and Scotland. ISBN: 0949924016. Our Book No: 11023. $30 AUD.

197. Tucker, James; Von Rosenberg, Otto (pseudonym) & Roderick, Colin (editor) (1996). The Grahame's Vengeance, or The Fate of James the First, King of Scotland: A Historical Drama in Three Acts. Townsville: Foundation for Australian Literary Studies / James Cook University. 85 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. An historical drama about the murder of James I of Scotland by Robert Grahame in 1437. Written by the convict James Tucker, author of Ralph Rashleigh, at Port Macquarie, NSW, in 1845. This is the first authentic transcription of the manuscript, together with a biographical sketch and commentary on the play. ISBN: 0864435827. Our Book No: 13232. $15 AUD.

198. Utick, Stephen (2008). Captain Charles: Engineer of Charity: The Remarkable Life of Charles Gordon O'Neill. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, presentation bookplate. The extraordinary saga of Irish-Scottish migrant 'Captain' Charles Gordon O'Neill. He was an engineer, inventor, parliamentarian and philanthropist, but is most noted as a principal co-founder of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia and New Zealand. Sponsored by the St Vincent de Paul Society. ISBN: 9781741753783. Our Book No: 16362. $20 AUD.

199. van Rijswijk, Philomena (1999). The Time It Rained Fish [Writers of the Huon Series]. Dover, TAS: Esperance Press. 260 pp. Paperback trade, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, good condition, library markings (taped plastic cover, spine label, barcode). Novel by Tasmanian writer about two soul-sisters born a century apart. They are linked by three generations of Irish-Australian women and a family curse that is resolved in the alien landscape of Tasmania. ISBN: 1876342048. Our Book No: 15626. $10 AUD.

200. Walshe, R. D. (1954). The Eureka Stockade 1854 1954. Sydney: Current Book Distributors. 32 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, good condition, two black & white drawings (includes cover), creases in covers & few pages, faint foxing, tiny tears fore-edge front cover, staples rusted, spine creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The story of the famous rebellion in 1851 by gold miners (lead by Irishman, Peter Lalor) at Ballarat over unfair mining licence fees. Our Book No: 26559. $10 AUD.

201. Wannan, Bill (editor) (1966). The Heather in the South: A Scottish-Australian Entertainment (1st ed). Melbourne: Lansdowne. 189 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), corners little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, tiny hole rear flap), autograph (editor's written name front free flyleaf). Written by the author of "The Wearing of the Green", "Lore Literature and Balladry of the Scots In Australia". This book is full of wit and wisdom and will be enjoyed by anyone interested in the Scots in Australia. Part one: The Muses' Heather: Stories, Poems, Essays. Part two: Portrait Gallery: Scottish-Australian profiles, Part three: Ballads old and new. Our Book No: 22101. $15 AUD.

202. 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.

203. White Lennon, Biddy (2008). Irish Cooking: English Edition (1st ed). Firenze, Italy: Casa Editrice Bonechi. 93 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), colour text-photos, very good condition, spine ends little rubbed, tiny scuff title page, minor edgewear. This book uses the produce of the Irish pasturelands and clear Atlantic waters to provide the diversity of traditional home baking, regional specialities and dishes for feast days and special occasions. There is a section on Irish Farmhouse Cheeses and the Irish Pub. ISBN: 9781847170248. Our Book No: 28804. $18 AUD.

204. Williams, Gwyn (1992). An Introduction to Welsh Literature [Writers of Wales Series]. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. 112 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. This concise volume outlines the development of literature in the Welsh language from the work of the early poets Aneirin and Taliesin in the 6th century down the the 20th century. Covering prose and poetry, this book offers a clear summary of themes, traditions and techniques. ISBN: 070831130X. Our Book No: 11964. $10 AUD.

205. 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, minor 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.

206. 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, minor 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.