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

2. 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.

3. Aharoni, Dov (1985). General Sharon's War Against Time Magazine: His Trial and Vindication. New York: Steimatzky & Shapolsky. 336 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, edgewear. The story of how the Israeli general and cabinet minister sued Time magazine for libel and won the court case. Featuring original courtroom sketches and photographs. The disputed Time article was about Sharon's alleged role in the brutal murder by Lebanese militia of Palestinians in two refugee camps. ISBN: 0933503008. Our Book No: 12783. $10 AUD.

4. Aldous, Allan; Mackinlay, Miguel (illustrator) (1945). McGowan Goes to Sea (1st ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 154 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), few black & white drawings, colour frontispiece, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (rear cover soiled, chipped, flap clipped), minimal foxing endpapers & reverse side frontispiece, edges lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This collectible story for young adults is about a young journalist named Garry McGowan who travels around the world reporting on sporting events for a London newspaper. Follow his many adventures when he travels to Sydney to cover an ocean race from Sydney to Honolulu. Our Book No: 26392. $15 AUD.

5. Alexandra, Belinda (2008). Silver Wattle (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 519 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, crease bottom corner & edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This novel is about two exceptional sisters, set in the Australian film world and Prague of the 1920s. The author weaves fact into inspiring fiction, creating a novel that is full of hope, glamour and heartbreak. ISBN: 9780732281359. Our Book No: 25486. $14 AUD.

6. Allen, Norma (editor) (1968). The Courier Cookbook: Good Cooking from the Cookery Pages of the Courier. Canberra: The Courier. 96 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove catalogue.) A scare pamphlet consisting of recipes submitted by readers of The Courier, a free weekly newspaper distributed in the Canberra - Queanbeyan area. Each recipe is accompanied by a photo of the reader. Our Book No: 13023. $30 AUD.

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

8. Anggraeni, Dewi (2003). Who Did This to Our Bali? Briar Hill, VIC: Indra Publishing. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Written by an Indonesian journalist working in Australia. Laments the changes in Bali after the terrorist bombings of 12 October 2002, which killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. Presents a comprehensive summary of the event, the investigation and the main perpetrators. Dewi's work as an Indonesian journalist in Australia puts her in a unique position to observe and understand how the tragedy of the Bali bombing has played out in Australia, Bali and elsewhere in Indonesia. Indonesians and foreign observers alike have been pondering whether 'Indonesian Islam' remains as moderate, liberal and tolerant as many had believed. ISBN: 1920787089. Our Book No: 24322. $10 AUD.

9. Anglo, Michael (1977). Service Newspapers of the Second World War: An Illustrated History. London: Jupiter Books. 139 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, black & white cartoons & sketches, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This illustrated book describes the fascinating variety of newspapers that provided information and encouragement to British, Commonwealth and American servicemen and women during WW2. ISBN: 0904041867. Our Book No: 10837. $28 AUD.

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

11. Asen, Dr Eia (1995). Family Therapy for Everyone: How to Get the Best Out of Living Together (1st ed). London: BBC Books. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, light foxing top edge, tiny bump top edge front cover, fore-edge rear cover lightly marked, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Written to accompany the BBC2 series. The author draws on many years experience as a family therapist to offer practical guidance on coping with family life at every stage. ISBN: 0563370548. Our Book No: 25249. $15 AUD.

12. Asimov, Isaac (1973). Fantastic Voyage [SF Collector's Library]. London: Corgi Books. 186 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, edgewear. Based on the screenplay by Harry Kleiner, adapted by Duncan Graham from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby. ISBN: 0552092371. Our Book No: 11520. $10 AUD.

13. Asimov, Isaac (1996). I, Robot (Film Tie-in Edition) (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 249 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, barcode sticker on page. Asimov's thought-provoking novel of how humans and robots might coexist is now a major film starring Will Smith. ISBN: 0586025324. Our Book No: 20826. $10 AUD.

14. Atherden, Geoffrey (2003). Grass Roots: Col Dunkley's Guide to Local Government (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 177 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased & taped, rear cover little creased, minor edgewear, barcode sticker. The author, writer of the Grass Roots ABC-TV series, teams up with Col Dunkley to put together this hilarious but acutely incisive satire on the machinations of local government. ISBN: 0733311334. Our Book No: 25301. $15 AUD.

15. Auric, Georges; Larue, Jacques; Engvick, William (1953). The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where is Your Heart) [Plate: B.6248 D]. Melbourne: Broadcast Music / D. Davis & Co. 4 pp. Paperback quarto, single folded sheet, very good condition, front cover corner little creased. Sheet music from John Huston's musical film "Moulin Rouge", starring Zsa Zsa Gabor and Suzanne Flow. Recorded by Percy Faith and his orchestra on Phillips, and by Mantovani and his orchestra on Decca. Licensed from Broadcast Music, New York. Latest Davis hits on rear cover. Our Book No: 14851. $10 AUD.

16. Bagwell, Sheryle (2007). My French Connection: Coming to Grips with the World's Most Beautiful but Baffling Country (Reprint ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 377 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages edges lightly toned, front cover little creased, top corners creased few pages. The author, a journalist, lived and worked in Paris and Lyon with her husband Michael. In this book she tells how she navigated French customs, language and baffling social niceties, discovering an unexpected country. ISBN: 9780732281768. Our Book No: 26097. $10 AUD.

17. Bailey, Jenny (2005). The Country's Finest Hour: Sixty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 200 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Part history, part reminiscence, this book draws largely on the memories of ABC reporters past and present, many of whom were great characters whose flair and sense of humour equalled their rapport with the audience. There are behind-the-scenes stories about some of Australia's most popular programs - "Blue Hills", "A Big Country", "Australia All Over" - as well as a look at the present state of life in the bush and the future of rural broadcasting. ISBN: 0733317359. Our Book No: 23107. $18 AUD.

18. Ball, Murray (1982). Footrot Flats Two (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 72 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, good condition, black & white cartoons, front cover slightly creased & faded, minor spinewear, owner's written name. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. Our Book No: 22719. $10 AUD.

19. Ball, Murray (1982). Footrot Flats 6. Melbourne: Orin Books. 72 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, base spine bumped, minor edgewear. The adventures of Wal and his companion make these cartoons very funny and a great way to fill in some spare time. Cover blurb: Over Six Million Footrot Flats in Print. (Publication date, April 1982.). Our Book No: 2136A. $10 AUD.

20. Ball, Murray (1983). Footrot Flats 8 (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, crease front cover near spine, faint foxing title page & inside covers. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. In this one, The Dog (alias The Grey Ghost), gets left at Aunt Dolly's Cats Home for TWO weeks! Our Book No: 2630. $10 AUD.

21. Ball, Murray (1984). Footrot Flats 9 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor foxing prelim pages, staples lightly rusted, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, copy 2. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. Our Book No: 2622A. $10 AUD.

22. Ball, Murray (1984). Footrot Flats 9 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, rear cover creased, light rubbing along spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners, copy 1. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. Our Book No: 2622. $10 AUD.

23. Ball, Murray (1986). Footrot Flats 11. Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. More fun with Footrot and friends. This one features Cheeky Hobson. ISBN: 0959226397. Our Book No: 21014. $10 AUD.

24. Ball, Murray (1988). Footrot Flats 13 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, top corner front cover creased. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. ISBN: 0958864888. Our Book No: 20037A. $10 AUD.

25. Ball, Murray (1989). The Footrot Flats Weekender 2 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback large oblong, very good condition, black & white cartoons, full-page colour cartoons, minor edgewear corners. This is another of Murray Ball's great cartoon books. The colour photos add to the charm, especially one of a Border Collie with the cartoon drawing behind the real dog picture. ISBN: 0958864896. Our Book No: 1591A. $10 AUD.

26. Ball, Murray (1991). Footrot Flats Weekender 3 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, few full-page colour photos & cartoons, corner little creased rear cover, minor edgewear. Collected cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist, widely syndicated in newspapers and magazines. ISBN: 187523005X. Our Book No: 11103A. $10 AUD.

27. BBC (2008). Doctor Who: The Official Annual 2009 (1st ed). London: Penguin Books. 93 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos & drawings, top corners covers lightly bumped, few light scratches covers. The adventure continues when The Doctor moves on from his 2007 adventures. This annual has quizzes, photos, cartoon adventures, puzzles, and lots of great information about Dr Who and the characters that appear in the television series. ISBN: 9781405904278. Our Book No: 26434. $20 AUD.

28. BBC (2009). Torchwood: The Official Magazine Yearbook. London: Titan Books. 94 pp. Hardback wide quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny scuff spine ends. This is the official yearbook of Torchwood, the popular British BBC-TV series. Look behind the scenes at this high-octane TV series and learn what it takes to be in Torchwood. There are interviews with John Barrowman (Captain Jack), Eve Myles (Gwen) and Gareth David-Lloyd (Lanto). There are features on costumes, stunts, locations and music plus short stories. ISBN: 9781848562394. Our Book No: 28992. $40 AUD.

29. Bean, C. E. W. (1945). On the Wool Track [Australian Pocket Library]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 212 pp. Paperback, good condition, pages toned as usual, covered staples as issued, spine repaired (transparent archival tape), minor edgewear. A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 11490. $25 AUD.

30. Bean, C. E. W. (1947). On the Wool Track. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 210 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), spine little faded jacket (top spine missing, edgewear & edge tears, flap not clipped), endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 17108. $60 AUD.

31. Becker, Marty; Spadafori, Gina (2006). Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet? Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, base spine bumped, tiny mark top edge & rear cover. Written by the resident vet on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America". The author answers many of the questions asked by cat lovers. Subtitle: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered about Feline Unfathomables, Medical Mysteries & Befuddling Behaviors. ISBN: 0757305733. Our Book No: 24787. $10 AUD.

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

33. Beresford, Bruce; Milliken, Sue; Buckley, Anthony (foreword) (2016). There's a Fax from Bruce: Edited Correspondence Between Director Bruce Beresford and Producer Sue Milliken, October 1989 to March 1996. Sydney: Currency Press. 248 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos, minor edgewear corners. This book contains the edited faxes that were sent back and forth between Australians Bruce Beresford and Sue Milliken between 1989 and 1997. The faxes took care of business in the film world, as well as a commentary on life around them. They were sent from Broome and South Africa and beyond. They are a fun, fascinating, informative read. ISBN: 9781925005660. Our Book No: 29279. $26 AUD.

34. Black, Rex C. (1979). Learning Morse Code: A Course for Novice Licence Candidates (3rd ed). Sydney: Wireless Institute of Australia (N.S.W. Division). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, card cover, cassette tapes MISSING, very good condition, black & white figures, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, rear cover lightly marked, staples rusted. This is the third edition of this booklet, and the two cassette tapes mentioned are missing. This booklet offers the course in a number of progressive steps, and would interest anyone wanting to learn about Morse code, or has a collection of radio-related books. ISBN: 095961611X. Our Book No: 25837. $12 AUD.

35. Blair, J. B. (Jim); Blair, David (editor) (2007). Blown to Blazes and Other Works of J. B. Blair. Sydney: David Blair. 317 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, autograph (editor's written name), copy 1. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Unstated limited edition, about 300 copies.) An anthology of 57 short stories and essays, and five shorter pieces, by J.B. (Jim) Blair, originally published in the 1930s to 1950s, mostly in the "The Bulletin" magazine (Sydney), at which Blair was an columnist. Humour abounds amid themes that include science fiction, human nature in action, adventures of the Noyse family, whimsical ideas for making the fame or fortune of the characters, and many more. The one hundred illustrations are the original artwork by acclaimed illustrators. Includes a biography of Jim and other commentary. Included are comments relating Noyse family events to real Blair family events, a biography of Phyllis Blair, a story and an article written by her, a general introduction to the stories, explanatory comments, a description of Jim's books and a list of the works of Jim and Phyllis. Among the many themes, titles and characters are: an invention that brings back voices from the past, a new twist on cheating in horse-racing, Blown to Blazes (a forerunner to the age of artificial satellites), The Strip Stroll (Sydney's Lord Mayor is persuaded to stroll naked from Central to the Quay.), The Lost Tram, a hilarious game of cricket, and Dreamy Bentwhistle, who forgets everything. And there are a few stories on the serious side of life. The original illustrators include Unk White, John Frith, Norman Hetherington and Percy Lindsay. Collected and edited by his son David Blair. ISBN: 9780980399714. Our Book No: 15541. $40 AUD.

36. Blair, J. B. (Jim); Blair, David (editor) (2007). Blown to Blazes and Other Works of J. B. Blair. Sydney: David Blair. 317 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, autograph (editor's written name), copy 2. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Unstated limited edition, about 300 copies.) An anthology of 57 short stories and essays, and five shorter pieces, by J.B. (Jim) Blair, originally published in the 1930s to 1950s, mostly in the "The Bulletin" magazine (Sydney), at which Blair was an columnist. Humour abounds amid themes that include science fiction, human nature in action, adventures of the Noyse family, whimsical ideas for making the fame or fortune of the characters, and many more. The one hundred illustrations are the original artwork by acclaimed illustrators. Includes a biography of Jim and other commentary. Included are comments relating Noyse family events to real Blair family events, a biography of Phyllis Blair, a story and an article written by her, a general introduction to the stories, explanatory comments, a description of Jim's books and a list of the works of Jim and Phyllis. Among the many themes, titles and characters are: an invention that brings back voices from the past, a new twist on cheating in horse-racing, Blown to Blazes (a forerunner to the age of artificial satellites), The Strip Stroll (Sydney's Lord Mayor is persuaded to stroll naked from Central to the Quay.), The Lost Tram, a hilarious game of cricket, and Dreamy Bentwhistle, who forgets everything. And there are a few stories on the serious side of life. The original illustrators include Unk White, John Frith, Norman Hetherington and Percy Lindsay. Collected and edited by his son David Blair. ISBN: 9780980399714. Our Book No: 15541A. $40 AUD.

37. Boag, Charles; Durrant, Lawrence L. (researcher) (1993). The Story of Arnott's Famous Biscuits: A History and a Celebration (1st ed). Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 144 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, few sepia (brown-tinted photos), minor edgewear & rubbing jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book rediscovers Arnott's beginnings, and tells the fascinating story of one of Australia's largest and best loved companies. Contains colourful advertisements for Arnott's biscuits. There are many photos which help to tell the story. ISBN: 1863022848. Our Book No: 27917. $30 AUD.

38. Bondan, Molly; Hardjono, Joan (editor) & Warner, Charles (editor) (1995). In Love with a Nation: Molly Bondan and Indonesia. Sydney, Picton: Charles Warner. 240 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, old price marks. Molly Bondan (1912 - 1990) was a remarkable Australian who spent more than half her life in Indonesia. Working in the Indonesian Department of Foreign Affairs, she wrote most of the English language speeches of President Sukarno during the years 1961 to 1965. This story has been put together in Molly's own words from her oral history tapes, radio broadcasts, and her many writings - edited by her friend Joan Hardjono, and her brother, Charles Warner. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959203648. Our Book No: 20430A. $10 AUD.

39. Bone, Pamela (2007). Bad Hair Days (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover creased, tiny impression front cover, minor edgewear. The personal experience of bone cancer, as told by a Melbourne journalist. Through chemotherapy and other invasive treatments, to the process of coming to terms with the inevitability of her death. ISBN: 9780522853698. Our Book No: 24774. $14 AUD.

40. Botsman, Rachel; Rogers, Roo (2010). What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. New York: Harper Business. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. Discusses a new, emerging economy made possible by online social networks and fueled by increasing cost consciousness and environmental necessity. Collaborative Consumption occurs when people participate in organized sharing, bartering, trading, renting, swapping, and collectives to get the same pleasures of ownership with reduced personal cost and burden, and lower environmental impact. The book addresses three growing models: Product Service Systems (eg, Ziploc, Zipcar), Communal Economies (eg, Etsy), and Redistribution Markets (eg, eBay). Social networks facilitate consumer-to-consumer marketplaces that redistribute goods from where they are not needed to somewhere or someone where they are. This trend is in conjunction with the emergence of shared collective information sites such as Wikipedia and Flickr. ISBN: 9780062046451. Our Book No: 16381. $22 AUD.

41. Bowden, Tim (2004). No Tern Unstoned: Musings at Breakfast. Sydney: ABC Books. 232 pp. Paperback small, as new condition. With considerable hilarity, irreverence, a zest for life and talented story-telling zeal, ABC journalist Tim Bowden provides a wonderfully entertaining collection of wry observations of the world around him, past and present. ISBN: 0733314449. Our Book No: 3825. $10 AUD.

42. Bowlby, Rachel (1993). Shopping with Freud. London: Routledge. 134 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation few pages. Examines some of the surprising ways in which consumers appear in a range of writings - from literature to marketing psychology to psychoanalysis. Shows how ideas about consumption are brought to bear on contemporary questions of choice in areas that seem far removed from a straightforward matter of advertising and shopping. ISBN: 0415060079. Our Book No: 24154. $15 AUD.

43. Brooks, Geraldine (1999). Foreign Correspondence (P/b, reprint ed). Sydney: Anchor / Doubleday. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few page corners lightly creased. As a child, Geraldine wrote letters to penpals worldwide. Twenty years later as a respected journalist (foreign correspondent) she set out to track down these lost penpals who opened up the world for her. Winner of the 1999 Nita B. Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers. ISBN: 186359132X. Our Book No: 20114. $10 AUD.

44. Buchanan, Jo (2004). Wings of Madness: A Mother's Journey. Sydney: New Holland. 176 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, covers little creased (mainly front cover corner), minor edgewear. Logie winner Miles Buchanan at age 23 was at the peak of his career in TV and theatre, but he actually was in the grip of severe depression and addiction. His mother describes her quest to find answers and ultimate triumph. The true story of a brave family. ISBN: 1741101786. Our Book No: 16617. $14 AUD.

45. Bulletin (1973). The Bulletin Story Book: A Selection of Stories and Literary Sketches from The Bulletin 1881 - 1901 (Facsimile ed) [The Old Bulletin Reader: The Best stories from The Bulletin, 1881 - 1901]. Sydney: Lansdowne. 208 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing edges, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (small closed edge tears, faint foxing reverse side, spine little faded, tiny scuffs front cover). Originally selected and published by "The Bulletin" magazine in 1901. ISBN: 0701803177. Our Book No: 27407. $15 AUD.

46. Bunbury, Bill (1993). Reading Labels on Jam Tins: Living Through Difficult Times (1st ed). Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 216 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. A collection of personal experiences and impressions by Australians who are important for Australia's history. Based on the popular ABC social history radio programs, this book is a lively, readable collection of historical snapshots, in words and pictures. ISBN: 1863680314. Our Book No: 26519. $13 AUD.

47. Buttrose, Ita (1998). A Passionate Life (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 468 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, light toning edges, light rubbing bottom edge. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Autobiography by prominent Australian businesswomen and media personality. ISBN: 0670871001. Our Book No: 25663. $28 AUD.

48. Byrne, Jennifer (2010). A Book to Love: Favourite Guests of ABC TV's First Tuesday Book Club Share their Most Loved Books (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 175 pp. Paperback square trade, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear. A selection of authors and booklovers featured on this ABC-TV book program (hosted by Jennifer Byrne) come together to reveal the books closest to their hearts. The contributors include Ian Rankin, Christos Tsoilkas, Michael Robotham, Sophie Gee, Peter Corris, Emily Maguire, Matthew Reilly, Di Morrissey, Peter FitzSimons, Catherine Jinks and Malcolm Knox. ISBN: 9780733325953. Our Book No: 27264. $12 AUD.

49. Caban, Geoffrey (1983). A Fine Line: A History of Australian Commercial Art. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 166 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A fascinating study of commercial art in Australia, starting from S. T. Gill (the artist of the goldfields), to the new magazines (Bulletin, Smith's Weekly, Art in Australia), to the modern use of animation and computers. ISBN: 0868060127. Our Book No: 4128. $25 AUD.

50. Cambridge, Ada; Morrison, Elizabeth (editor) (1995). A Woman's Friendship (Reprint ed) [Colonial Texts]. Sydney, Kensington: New South Wales University Press. 177 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear. Historical novel about life in 1888 in Melbourne. A gentle satire of class and sexuality. First published as a serial in "The Age" newspaper, 1889, and here published as a book for the first time. ISBN: 0868401633. Our Book No: 2510. $25 AUD.

51. Cannon, Michael (1981). That Damned Democrat: John Norton, an Australian Populist, 1858 - 1916 (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings & plates, pages faintly toned, light foxing top edge, tiny scuff rear cover jacket (minor edgewear). The story of John Norton, who was a gifted but erratic Sydney newspaper publisher and politicion. This is a compelling story of an extraordinary character who used radical journalism and politics to reach personal goals, doing a lot of good and some harm along the way. The author has separated fact from the fantasies which Norton enjoyed weaving around his origins, motives and activities. ISBN: 0522842151. Our Book No: 29452. $18 AUD.

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

53. Carr, Steven Alan (2001). Hollywood and Anti-Semitism: A Cultural History up to World War II (1st ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Examines how the public perceived American Jews in the entertainment industry from the turn of the century to the outbreak of World War ll (WW2). ISBN: 052179854X. Our Book No: 20462. $10 AUD.

54. Cassidy, Barrie (2014). Private Bill in Love and War. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread & endpapers, minimal edgewear. This is the story of his father, who survived more than four years as a prisoner of war (POW) during World War 2 (Austria, Crete). This very special memoir is told by his son Barrie who is a well-known ABC-TV commentator. Copies of wartime telegrams inside covers. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780522866131. Our Book No: 27923. $15 AUD.

55. Caulfield, Annie (1997). Kingdom of the Film Stars: Journey Into Jordan [Lonely Planet Journeys]. Melbourne: Lonely Planet. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, map, minimal edgewear. A revealing account of contemporary Jordan. Her travels take her to the heart of the country, from legendary Petra to the desert castles of the Crusades. ISBN: 0864424612. Our Book No: 22808. $10 AUD.

56. Chandler, Michael; Gunaratna, Rohan (2007). Countering Terrorism: Can We Meet the Threat of Global Violence? (1st ed). London: Reaktion Books. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, autograph (written dedication title page). The authors are international terrorism experts. They employ their unparalleled expertise to probe the catastrophic attacks so indelibly seared into the history of the early 21st century, from 9/11 to the Madrid bombings, to deadly strikes in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Palestine, and elsewhere. Why has the overall response to terrorism after 9/11 been so abysmal, slow, piecemeal, and far from effective? Why have some countries, despite international criticism, disregarded universally accepted humanitarian norms when prosecuting terrorist suspects? The United States, for example, has squandered an opportunity to combat terrorism with a united and powerful force. Presents clear and concise proposals for future dealings with global terrorism. ISBN: 9781861893086. Our Book No: 19961. $10 AUD.

57. Chappell (1945). Songs of Memory: Radio and Community Favourites: Complete Words & Music with Ukulele Accompaniment (2nd ed) [Plate: S1240-2]. Sydney: Chappell & Co. Ltd. 40 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled card cover, good condition, pages toned, edgewear. (Copyright date: 1945.) Sheet music for 12 popular sheet music, including: Lazybones; The birth of the blues; Good-bye, little darlin', good-bye; Night and day. First selection: Some Sunday Morning. Our Book No: 13828. $12 AUD.

58. Clift, Charmian; Wheatley, Nadia (editor) (1990). Trouble in Lotus Land: Essays 1964 - 1967. Sydney: Imprint / Angus & Robertson. 319 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Collected essays selected from her weekly column in the Sydney Morning Herald. This is the companion volume to "Images in Aspic" and "The World of Charmian Clift", and brings together for the first time in book form the remaining essays from 1964 to 1967. ISBN: 0207166226. Our Book No: 27934. $20 AUD.

59. Climpson, Roger (1987). Elinda (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. This is the story of Elinda, a severely handicapped Down's Syndrome baby who was given less than a week to live, but survived because of the love and nourishment of her mother (who had survived Auschwitz). Written by the well-known TV personality. ISBN: 034041412X. Our Book No: 8735. $12 AUD.

60. Clyne, Densey; Robinson, Martyn (illustrator) (1990). Wildlife in the Suburbs (New ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, single-colour (green) text & full-page drawings. These essays by the well-known Australian naturalist and photographer first appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald. She explores the unexpected delights of wildlife found in the average suburban backyard - birds, insects, spiders, etc. - all in her amusing and fact-packed account of the seasons. ISBN: 0195543866. Our Book No: 13947. $12 AUD.

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

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

63. Coleman, Loren (2004). The Copycat Effect: How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow's Headlines. New York: Pocket Books. 308 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. A disturbed student shoots up his classroom -- and suddenly a wave of mass murder is sweeping through schools. A surfer is attacked by a shark -- and the public spends an entire summer fearing an onslaught of the deadly underwater predators. Why do the terrible events we see in the media always seem to lead to more of the same? A cultural behaviorist explores how the media's over-saturated coverage of murders, suicides, and deadly tragedies impacts on our society. The Copycat Effect is the phenomenon through which violent events spawn violence of the same type. Uncovers a tragic flaw of the information age. ISBN: 0743482239. Our Book No: 15331. $14 AUD.

64. Coleman, Peter (2010). The Last Intellectuals: Essays on Writers and Politics (1st ed). Sydney, Balmain: Quadrant Books. 324 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), pages lightly toned as usual. Collected essays of Peter Coleman as published in Quadrant magazine which he edited. He records how journalists, essayists, poets, novelists and editors defended cultural freedom and contributed to the eventual collapse of communism. ISBN: 9780980677829. Our Book No: 26196. $22 AUD.

65. Connolly, Robert; Perlman, Elliot (2005). Three Dollars: Screenplay Based on the Novel by Elliot Perlman (1st ed) [Currency Screenplays]. Sydney: Currency Press. 108 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, tiny mark fore-edge last few pages & rear cover. Adapted from the celebrated novel by Elliot Perlman, the screenplay is published here with an essay by the author of the novel. There are a selection of stills from the film. ISBN: 0868197696. Our Book No: 22708. $10 AUD.

66. Conrad, Peter (2004). Tales of Two Hemispheres: Boyer Lectures 2004. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 163 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners, tiny spot top edge, barcode sticker inside rear cover. In these lectures, the author uses eclectic sources, anecdote and personal reminiscence to forge a sense of rich cultural history. He tells his side of the story being an expatriate Australian writer and intellectual, returning to his birthplace to re-discover and appreciate anew the qualities that make Australia unique and now an object of desire in this increasingly globalised world. ISBN: 0733315151. Our Book No: 15643. $10 AUD.

67. Cork, Kevin J. (1982). The Flicks: A History of the Cinemas from Parramatta to the Nepean, N.S.W. Sydney, Seven Hills: Australian Theatre Historical Society (ATHS). 93 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled (covered by cloth spine), very good condition, black & white text-photos & posters, base spine repaired, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, errata sheet tipped in inside rear cover. The first book to document all the cinema buildings in this part of the western suburbs of Sydney (Australia). ISBN: 0959275304. Our Book No: 12970. $45 AUD.

68. Correspondent, A Special (1970). The Barrier Silver and Tin Fields in 1888, being a Series of Letters Written by a Special Correspondent of 'The South Australian Register', 'Adelaide Observer', and 'Evening Journal', and Re-Printed from those Papers. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 86 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), adverts front & rear pages, foldout map inside rear cover, owner's written names. Facsimile edition, originally published in 1888. About the Broken Hill mineral deposits, as reported in an Adelaide newspaper. ISBN: 0724300082. Our Book No: 16250. $50 AUD.

69. Coslow, Sam (1944). I Knew It Would Be This Way: From the Paramount Picture "Practically Yours". Sydney: Sterling Music Publishing. 5 pp. Paperback large quarto, looseleaf, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages little toned, rubber stamp. Sheet music, words & music by Coslow. Rubber stamp: Professional copy - not for sale (does not apply to this secondhand copy). Our Book No: 14850. $15 AUD.

70. Coulter-Smith, Graham (2002). The Postmodern Art of Imants Tillers: Appropriation en Abyme, 1971 - 2001 (1st ed). Southampton / London: Southampton Institute / Paul Holberton Publishing. 224 + 41 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings & text-photos, covers little rubbed & scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book examines the parallel yet highly original evolution of Australia's leading appropriationist, Imants Tillers. The author argues that whereas the New York School was predominantly based on the appropriation of mass media imagery, from 1975 onwards Tillers turned to the appropriation of fine art imagery. Appendices A & B (41 pages). ISBN: 1874011494. Our Book No: 27768. $28 AUD.

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

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

73. Crone, Nina; Forgasz, Helen (editor) (2008). Garden Cuttings: Articles for The Age by Nina Crone (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few colour photos, black & white drawings, top corner front cover minimally creased, bottom corner tip front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. This well-illustrated book has the complete collection of articles, and previously unpublished writings, of Nina Crone. Nina wrote the articles using the nom de plume Alison Dalrymple in "The Age" newspaper between 1982 and 1997. Based on her own travels, the author goes around the globe to visit public gardens with diverse botanical landscapes, as well as many articles on plants and gardens and their histories. ISBN: 9781740971928. Our Book No: 28688. $40 AUD.

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

75. Davies, Kerry (1998). Across Country: Stories from Aboriginal Australia. Sydney: ABC Books. 228 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. This collection of stories, compiled and edited by Kerry Davies, comes from across Australia, from young and old men and women, bush people and city dwellers, experienced hands and emerging writers. These are stories celebrating life and expressing a hearty optimism. ISBN: 073330687X. Our Book No: 2766. $10 AUD.

76. Davies, Will (2010). Beneath Hill 60: The Australian Miners' Secret Warfare Beneath the Trenches of the Western Front (Reprint ed). Sydney: Vintage / Random House. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small mark top edge, top corner tip rear cover little worn, minor edgewear. On June 7 1917, 19 massive mines shattered the Messines Ridge near Ypres. This is the untold brutal story of the battle underground during the First World War, where men suffocated in the blue-grey clay, drowned in the liquid chalk, choked on the poisonous air or died violently in the darkness and fetid air in hand-to-hand fighting. The author tells the complete and inspiring story behind the major Australian motion picture. ISBN: 9781741669367. Our Book No: 26762. $15 AUD.

77. Dawkins, Peter; Kelly, Paul (2003). Hard Heads, Soft Hearts: A New Reform Agenda for Australia. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, boxes, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & few pages lightly creased. In April 2002, the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (at the University of Melbourne), and the Australian newspaper held a conference. This book summarises the results of the conference. ISBN: 1741140218. Our Book No: 23227. $10 AUD.

78. de Bernieres, Louis; Baker, Alan (illustrator) (2011). Red Dog (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Australian novel, based on a famous red kelpie who lived in Dampier, Western Australia. Red Dog has now become a star in a major motion picture. The author states that the stories are based upon what really happened to Red Dog, the characters are invented, except John. The real Red Dog was born in 1971, and died in 1979; his bronze statue is just outside the town of Dampier. ISBN: 9781742752259. Our Book No: 25953. $13 AUD.

79. De Rossi, Portia (2010). Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, few black & white photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The author describes her battle with anorexia. This well written book will inspire hope. Written by Australian-born actress best known for her role in the US Television series "Ally McBeal". ISBN: 9781740669399. Our Book No: 26718. $14 AUD.

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

81. Deitz, Milissa (2010). Watch This Space: The Future of Australian Journalism. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP) / Monash University National Centre for Australian Studies. 145 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. With traditional print media sinking under shrinking readerships, redundancies and declining advertising revenue, the imminent death of 'quality' journalism is being prophesied. Lecturer at University of Western Sydney argues that the internet is in fact reinvigorating news and journalism, being more democratic through participation, more readily responsive to rapidly changing events. A mediascape composed of dedicated online journals, blogs, social networking and mobile phones is returning journalism to its radical and democratic roots. ISBN: 9780521144285. Our Book No: 16133. $20 AUD.

82. Delahunty, Mary (2014). Gravity: Inside the PM's Office during Her Last Year and Final Days (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor creasing covers, bump top of spine, minor edgewear. This is an exclusive insider account about Australian Prime Ministers Julia Gillard's reflections on why she struggled at the top, as well as other main players in this very dramatic political saga. This book goes inside Gillard's private office to look at the fast pace that power drained away. Written by the only journalist to speak to Gillard on that fatal June day. ISBN: 9781742707631. Our Book No: 28077. $15 AUD.

83. Dempsey, Mike (editor); Shackleton, Tim (introduction) (1978). Bubbles: Early Advertising Art From A. & F. Pears Ltd. Queensland: Fontana Paperbacks. 70 pp. Paperback small quarto, thick card covers, good condition, full-page colour & black & white posters, faint tidemarks bottom edge (former water contact now dry), bottom corner tip front cover creased, laminate coating little worn spine, spine & rear cover little faded, minor edgewear corners. This book contains the famous 'Bubbles' advert, which became a classic advert for this British soapmaker, plus other Pears adverts that have been long forgotten but are here collected in this fascinating book. The advertising material reflects the changing fashions and tastes of the period, and it is a nostalgic look at the advertising art of a bygone era. ISBN: 0006354203. Our Book No: 29065. $18 AUD.

84. Derriman, Philip; O'Reilly, Bill (foreword) (1985). Bodyline (Reprint ed). Sydney: William Collins / Sydney Morning Herald. 160 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (many full-page), small dent top spine jacket (minor edgewear), remainder mark bottom edge. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author travelled to Melbourne and Britain to research the bodyline story for his articles in The Sydney Morning Herald, which form the basis of this book. The many photos bring the story of the Bodyline Tests - an important part of cricketing history - to life. ISBN: 0002165775. Our Book No: 28582. $20 AUD.

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

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

87. Devine, Frank (2009). Older and Wiser: Essays 2002 - 2009. Sydney, Balmain: Quadrant Books. 314 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. The Sydney journalist writes about growing old - an aspect of human experience only thinly covered in literature. The author when he reached 70 decided to write about it: being home alone when his wife is hospitalised, on being a grandparent, long-term marriage, his cancer treatment, and the proper attitude and attire for a man of his age. He also looks at his long career in newspapers, and discusses good writers and famous men. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780980677805. Our Book No: 15971. $18 AUD.

88. Diamond, Neil; Okun, Milton (arranger, editor) (1981). The Jazz Singer. Greenwich, CT: Cherry Lane Music Co. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card cover, tissue endpapers, colour photos frontispiece, spine creased (base little torn), some edgewear. Sheet music for 16 of his popular songs: America - You baby - Adon olom - Love on the rocks - Amazed and confused - Summerlove - On the Robert E. Lee - Hello again - Songs of life - Hey Louise - Acapulco - Kol nidre - Hine mah tov - Havah nagilah - Shabbat shalom - Jerusalem. At the front: a short illustrated story of the film "The Jazz Singer", starring Neil Diamond and Laurence Olivier. ISBN: 0895241307. Our Book No: 17144. $20 AUD.

89. Disney, Walt; Memling, Carl (adaptor); Crawford, Mel (illustrator) (1966). Walt Disney Presents the Ugly Dachshund: Adapted by Carl Memling from the Motion Picture "The Ugly Dachshund" (Reprint ed). New York: Golden Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback folio, very good condition, pictorial cover, many colour drawings, some edgewear corners, small sticker rear pastedown. A wonderful children's picture story about a Great Dane who thinks he is a Dachshund. A big golden book that will appeal to any age. Our Book No: 22549. $10 AUD.

90. Dixon, Barbara (compiler) (2005). Wartime Scrapbook: An Entertaining Portrait of Everyday Life During World War II. London: Collins & Brown. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, drawings & adverts, minor edgewear jacket (top corner lightly scuffed). This collection of historical adverts, features and advice from the archives of Good Housekeeping magazine (compiled & edited by Dixon) describes what living on the home front in Britain was like during World War 2. ISBN: 1843402629. Our Book No: 24976. $15 AUD.

91. Dorfman, Josh (2007). The Lazy Environmentalist: Your Guide to Easy, Stylish, Green Living (Reprint ed). New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 271 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Written by the host of The Lazy Environmentalist radio show on the LIME Radio channel on Sirius Satellite Radio that informs consumers about cutting-edge, eco-friendly products and services. There are some great ideas that everyone can use in this book. ISBN: 1584796022. Our Book No: 23043. $10 AUD.

92. Dovas, Paul (editor) (2006). Ha! Magazine: Serious Humour: Launch Issue! [Showing Off Australian Humour]. Sydney: MonkeyShine Media. 68 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled magazine format, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, adverts. Our Book No: 14048. $10 AUD.

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

94. Doyle, John (2001). Changi (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 289 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear & rubbing. The film script from the ABC TV mini-series about Australian soldiers in the Changi POW camp, Singapore, during WW2. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0733310362. Our Book No: 21346. $10 AUD.

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

96. Dunn, Judith (2010). Colonial Ladies: Lovely, Lively and Lamentably Loose: Crime Reports from the Sydney Herald Relating to the Female Factory Parramatta 1831 - 1835 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Judith Dunn. 192 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, autograph (written dedication by author on title page). This book gathers together crime reports of convict women sent to the Female Factory, Parramatta, for secondary punishment. These articles have been sorted into subjects under these headings: Transport, Landing & Assignment of Convict Servants, Convict Discipline, Miscellaneous Reports, and Head Shaving References. ISBN: 9780646492254. Our Book No: 28483. $20 AUD.

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

98. Dusevic, Tom (2016). Whole Wild World: A Memoir. Sydney: New South / University of New South Wales Press. 257 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The journalist tries to make sense of his parents' history and identity, known but unknowable, as post-war refugees from Croatia, living in suburban Sydney in the 1970s. He wants to free himself from his family's quirks and the past and finds he can escape in quiet moments of awe and simplicity. ISBN: 9781742234724. Our Book No: 29533. $18 AUD.

99. Dye, Molly (1993). Molly Dye's Treasury of Craft. Canberra: Nationwide News. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings & patterns, full-page colour text-photos, foldout paper patterns lightly toned, small mark cover, minor edgewear. Estimated date, 1993 (Trove catalogue). Molly Dye's column appeared weekly in the Sunday Telegraph in Sydney. This wonderful booklet is packed with crafts for everyone. There are needlework, quilting, stencilling, decorative painting, gifts to make, easy craft for kids, toys plus pages of helpful hints. Our Book No: 22770. $10 AUD.

100. Edmanson, Jane (1995). Jane Edmanson's Favourite Plants: A Personal and Practical Selection for Australian Gardeners. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 153 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), colour text-photos (some full-page), few black & white drawings, small sticker scuff front flyleaf, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. Jane is well-known as a presenter on ABC Television's Gardening Australia. A wonderful book for the garden lover. ISBN: 0850917069. Our Book No: 28703. $16 AUD.

101. Edmanson, Jane; Lawrence, Lorrie (1995). The Australian Garden: A Classic Guide to Design, Planting and Care (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 326 pp. Paperback wide quarto, removable plastic cover as issued (small edge tear), very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white sketches, light creasing covers. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Written by a presenter on the popular ABC-TV Gardening Australia program. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. A wonderful book for the garden lover. The book also includes a gardener's calendar. ISBN: 0670866679. Our Book No: 28002. $30 AUD.

102. Edmondson, Ray; Pike, Andrew (1982). Australia's Lost Films: The Loss and Rescue of Australia's Silent Cinema (1st ed). Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 96 pp. Paperback square, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This book has been published by the National Library of Australia to coincide with The Last Film Search, a project sponsored by Kodak (Australia) Pty Ltd and the Utah Foundation to find as many old films as possible to store them into the care of the National Film Archive. The many photos, and a complete checklist of silent feature films 1896 - 1930, ensure that this book stands as an important record of a necessarily little known part of Australia's cinematic past. ISBN: 0642992517. Our Book No: 25347. $15 AUD.

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

104. El-Nawawy, Mohammed; Iskandar, Adel (2002). Al-Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World and Changed the Middle East (1st ed). Cambridge, MA: Westview Press / Perseus Books. 228 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear. Al-Jazeera, the independent, all-Arab television new network, based in Qatar, emerged as ambassador to the Arab world in the events following September 11, 2001. Arabic for "The Island", Al-Jazeera has scooped the western media conglomerates many times. With its exclusive access to Osama Bin Laden and members of the Taliban, its reputation was quickly enhanced via its exposure on CNN. Discusses the implications for a long-overdue free press in the Middle East. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0813340179. Our Book No: 3143. $10 AUD.

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

106. Ellis, Bob; Brooksbank, Anne (compiler);Ellis, Jack (introduction), & Murray, Les (reflection) (2016). Bob Ellis in His Own Words. Melbourne, Carlton: Black Inc. 374 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) & a few black & white photos, front cover corner tip creased & little scuffed, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. Compiled from Bob Ellis's many diaries. Partly about the man himself, and about the compiler Anne Brooksbank, who married Bob in December 1977. It has a selection from some of his best writing on life and current affairs. Bob died in 2016. ISBN: 9781863958912. Our Book No: 29441. $20 AUD.

107. Everingham, Sam (2009). Gordon Barton: Australia's Maverick Entrepreneur. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 432 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, covers creased. A biography of one of the most extraordinary business people Australia has produced. A prominent and provocative commentator with an entirely new vision for Australia, he founded the political party that eventually became the Australian Democrats, owned two radical newspapers including Nation Review, and built a vast commercial empire with interests in transport, mining, insurance, hotels, casinos, and book publishing and retailing. Described as the Great Gatsby of his time, Barton's private life was wild and unconventional. At the height of his business success, he generated countless headlines, but died a recluse in Italy having lost the European and Australian transport empires he worked so hard to create. To know Gordon Barton is to understand a unique period in Australia's social and political history. Combining deep research with rich personal insight, brings to life one of Australia's most dynamic and unconventional characters. ISBN: 9781741752434. Our Book No: 15962. $20 AUD.

108. Eyles, Allen (1996). Gaumont British Cinemas (1st ed). London: Cinema Theatre Association. 224 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, single-colour illustrations inside covers, corner tips covers & spine little creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. About the Gaumont cinemas in Britain. The Gaumont name was gradually replaced by that of Odeon after the two circuits merged and it disappeared in 1987. The book is well-illustrated with photos of the cinemas as well as examples of advertising and publicity, and recalls the history of the circuit as well as the foundation and often turbulent life of its parent company, the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation. Included is a detailed listing of more than 400 cinemas that were part of the Gaumont circuit, and the titles of all the films given the Gaumont circuit release from 1932 onwards. The author is a film historian. ISBN: 0851705197. Our Book No: 29198. $40 AUD.

109. Franklin, Adrian (2008). A Collector's Year (1st ed). Sydney: New South / University of New South Wales Press. 188 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-illustrations, minimal edgewear. This book is a lively account of a year in the life of a collector. The author is a TV presenter on the ABC-TV program Collectors. ISBN: 9781921410826. Our Book No: 25384. $20 AUD.

110. Freedman, Samuel G. (2006). Letters to a Young Journalist: The Art of Mentoring (1st ed). New York: Basic Books. 183 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear. The author conducts an extended conversation with young journalists in the United States. He talks about a journalist's role, how they do it, and how we take stock of what they have done. ISBN: 0465024556. Our Book No: 23451. $10 AUD.

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

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

113. Gawenda, Michael (2007). American Notebook: A Personal and Political Journey (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 230 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. The author is former editor of the Age newspaper, who in 2005 was posted to the United States as the Washington correspondent of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age newspapers, as George W. Bush was beginning his second term as president. A fascinating insight into American society and politics - and of the role of journalism and the nature of public debate about war, politics and current events. ISBN: 9780522852530. Our Book No: 26591. $15 AUD.

114. Gawenda, Michael (2009). Rocky and Gawenda: The Story of a Man and His Mutt (1st ed). Melbourne: Victory Press / Melbourne University Publishing (MUP). 287 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The Australian journalist tells the story of Rocky, his small furry dog of indeterminate breeding. This book of their relationship, which was originally a popular blog, is funny, joyous, sad at times, and full of of delightful surprises. ISBN: 9780522856972. Our Book No: 24768. $12 AUD.

115. Gibb-Cumming, Sally (1987). Who Lives in Your TV? (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Lilyfield Publications. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (few black & white), boards lightly faded, internally excellent. A charming fairy story about some little telves (TV elves) who work inside every television set. Jaffa the cat seems to know what these cheeky little telves are up to. A delightful book with bright colourful illustrations that will entertain children and adults alike. ISBN: 0730101789. Our Book No: 23220. $15 AUD.

116. Gibson, Bunny; Gauntlett, Frank; Courtenay, Bryce (introduction) (2006). Thanks a Meillon! That Australian Actor. Sydney, Neutral Bay: John Meillon Enterprises. 256 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. An affectionate look at one of Australia's best known actors. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0646456571. Our Book No: 23101. $10 AUD.

117. Gifford, Rob (2007). China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power. London: Bloomsbury. 326 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. An illuminating personal account of life in modern China. The author has spent 20 years studying, visiting and reporting on China. ISBN: 9780747588924. Our Book No: 14128. $10 AUD.

118. Glover, Richard (2009). The Mud House: Four Friends, One Block of Land, No Power Tools (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 225 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, faint toning pages & edges. The Australian newspaper columnist and humorist (Sydney Morning Herald) wittily describes the building of a mud brick house with friends. Basic house plans on inside covers. ISBN: 9780732290290. Our Book No: 26096. $15 AUD.

119. Goetze, Jutta; Mullins, Patricia (illustrator) (1992). Ice Flowers (1st ed) [Lift Off: An Australian Television Series]. Port Melbourne: William Heinemann. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations (mostly full-page), top corners covers & base spine bumped, few small creases, faint foxing title page, minor edgewear. A children's picture story adapted from the animated feature story of the same name appearing in Lift Off, a TV series produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The beautiful illustrations will delight any child. ISBN: 0855614692. Our Book No: 16964. $20 AUD.

120. Goldacre, Ben (2009). Bad Science. London: Fourth Estate. 370 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. By British physician best known for his "Bad Science" column in "The Guardian". He exposes quack doctors and nutritionists, bogus credentialing programs, and biased scientific studies, particularly from big pharmaceutical companies. He takes the media to task for its willingness to throw facts and proof out the window in its quest to sell more papers. He also teaches you how to evaluate placebo effects, double-blind studies, and sample size, so that you can recognize bad science when you see it. Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009. ISBN: 9780007284870. Our Book No: 15340. $12 AUD.

121. Gore, Al (2006). An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It (Reprint ed). London: Bloomsbury. 327 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, many colour & black & white photos (some double-page), minor edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. By the noted environmentalist and former United States Vice President. Now a major film. ISBN: 0747589062. Our Book No: 15774. $20 AUD.

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

123. Graham, Alex (1984). Fred Basset: The Hound That's Almost Human! No. 21 (Reissue ed). London: Associated Newspapers Group. Unnum pp. Paperback small oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, tiny mark top edge, light foxing on covers, faint foxing inside covers & some pages, staples lightly rusted. (Estimated date, 1984.) Over 150 numbered cartoons about Fred the basset hound by Graham of the London Daily Mail. Our Book No: 22747. $10 AUD.

124. Green, Oliver (introduction) (2004). Metro-Land: 1924 Edition, with a New Introduction by Oliver Green (Facsimile ed). London: Southbank Publishing. 120 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, as new condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, black & white adverts, maps, foldout map inside rear cover, patterned pastedowns. Metro-Land is the creation of the Metropolitan Railway's Publicity Department. The title was devised as a catchy media advertising brand name for the areas northwest of London - in Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire - served by the line. A new edition of Metro-land was published annually from 1915 until 1932, the last full year of the Metropolitan's existence as an independent railway company. ISBN: 1904915000. Our Book No: 24825. $16 AUD.

125. Green, Rod; Horowitz, Anthony (foreword) (2006). The Real History Behind Foyle's War (The True Stories that Inspired the Series). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 143 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white & colour photos, reverse side jacket rear flap little foxed, minor edgewear. Examines the true stories that have inspired this authentic, award-winning British WW2 drama, and reveals just how close fact and fiction are. Looks at the role of police in wartime - crime and punishment during the period - character profiles of Foyle, Milner, Sam and Andrew, comparing them to real-life counterparts - plot summaries of each episode. Accompanied by details of actual incidents, organisations or types of people featured in the film. This fascinating book offers a unique and vivid picture of life on the Home Front - a way of life dramatised with such realism in the TV series "Foyle's War". Drawing on exclusive interviews with writer and creator Anthony Horowitz, this book demonstrates just how much historical research was conducted prior to the writing of every episode - the crafting of each murder mystery. ISBN: 0733319092. Our Book No: 24898. $45 AUD.

126. Grogan, John (2007). Bad Dogs have More Fun: Selected Writings on Family, Animals, and Life from The Philadelphia Inquirer (1st ed). Philadelphia: Vanguard Books. 247 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket. First edition. A collection of over 75 newspaper articles from "The Philadelphia Inquirer", including his interaction with dogs, written by former columnist John Grogan. ISBN: 9781593154684. Our Book No: 26419. $10 AUD.

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

128. Haigh, Gideon; Dundas, Ross (statistics) (2008). The Cricket War: The Inside Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket: 30th Anniversary Edition (New ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 400 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. In 1977, a 39-year-old Sydney businessman named Kerry Packer signed 35 elite international players for his own televised "World Series". This book, now published with a new introduction and afterword, is the account of the split that changed the game on the field and on the screen. The book also gives a unique insight into the motives and methods of the tycoon who became Australia's richest man. ISBN: 9780522854756. Our Book No: 29344. $30 AUD.

129. Hamilton, Clive (editor); Maddison, Sarah (editor) (2007). Silencing Dissent: How the Australian Government is Controlling Public Opinion and Stifling Debate. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 279 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Uncovers the tactics used by the conservative Howard Government to undermine public debate in Australia, silence whistleblowers, and to demand silence from funded agencies and NGOs - all of which undermine Australia's hard-fought democracy. ISBN: 9781741751017. Our Book No: 16231. $12 AUD.

130. Hatcher, Leigh (2005). I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just a Little Unwell: My Journey Through Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sydney: Strand Publishing. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Written by one of Australia's most experienced radio and television journalists. In this passionate account, the author describes the acute physical suffering and huge personal losses of his battle with chronic fatigue. This personal story will comfort anyone suffering with CFS, and will help others to understand, help, accept, love and support anyone who is wrestling with this health crisis. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1876825359. Our Book No: 21806. $20 AUD.

131. Hatcher, Leigh (2012). Open House: A New Era with Leigh Hatcher (1st ed). Sydney: Strand Publishing. 267 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear, tiny biro mark reverse side flyleaf. Subtitle: "In conversation with Professor John Lennox, Maggie Beer, Roger Climpson, Hugh Mackay, Jarryd Hayne, Don Carson, Nicky Gumble, Jessica Rudd and many more." Veteran journalist and broadcaster Leigh Hatcher presents a collection of the best interviews from his first year hosting the Sunday night national Christian radio talk program "Open House". ISBN: 9781921202391. Our Book No: 27279. $18 AUD.

132. Hatfield, Marcia; Greenhalgh, Rowl; Ajax Films, producer (1979). Eddie's Alphabet: Based on the Popular Television Series (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback wide quarto, pictorial cover, good condition, colour drawings, spine ends & corners little worn, minimal foxing including title page, inner hinge spilt (pages firm), minor edgewear. A children's picture book that teaches children the alphabet by using words and pictures. ISBN: 0725404981. Our Book No: 27813. $13 AUD.

133. Haupt, Robert (1998). Last Boat to Astrakhan: A Russian Memoir 1990 - 1996. Sydney: Random Century. 229 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, spine lightly creased. The Australian journalist describes five years of travelling throughout Russia during a period of rapid change after the collapse of the Soviet Union. His tour culminates in a boat trip down the Volga River to the Caspian Sea. ISBN: 0091837359. Our Book No: 12307. $10 AUD.

134. Hayes, Mike; McQuillan, Ernie (illustrator) (2000). The Track: The Story of Good Breeding and Bad Behaviour (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 217 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos, corner tips lightly scuffed front cover, small dent rear cover, minor edgewear. In conjunction with the ABC-TV series "The Track", examines an Australian institution - the Australian passion for gambling, and the extent to which the national character has been moulded by betting on "the track" (horse racing). ISBN: 0733308910. Our Book No: 25934. $14 AUD.

135. Hazlehurst, Noni; Dalton, Susan & Francis, Robert (2000). Noni Hazelhurst's Home (1st ed) [A Practical How-to for Maintaining, Decorating and Caring for Your House]. Sydney: Hodder. 248 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, some full-page colour photos. Commonsense advice from Australian TV's most-loved homemaker. This book is from the period Noni was host of the Seven Network's Better Homes & Gardens program. ISBN: 0733612903. Our Book No: 20634. $15 AUD.

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

137. Hickman, Arthur; Muspratt, Eric; Grant, Bruce (editor); Hickman, Arthur & Muspratt, Eric (1977). Arthur and Eric: An Anglo-Australian Story from the Journal of Arthur Hickman. Melbourne: Heinemann. 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. The story of two young writers who met in London in 1926. Eric Muspratt became a celebrated writer, who later died in Australia in obscurity. Arthur Hickman worked for The Times, and created an extraordinary journal (over 3 million words) from which this story is taken. Arthur recorded in great detail his own life and the lives of many of his friends, of whom Eric Muspratt was one of the earliest and most dramatic. Arthur bequeathed the journal to Bruce Grant. ISBN: 0855610417. Our Book No: 21999. $15 AUD.

138. Hill, Ernestine (1946). Ports of Sunset [Australian Pocket Library]. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 149 pp. Paperback small (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages toned as usual, front free flyleaf creased, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, shop rubber stamp. Part 1 of the cheap 3-volume reissue of the "Great Australian Loneliness", about the journalist's travels across the Australian outback, being one of the most picturesque accounts ever published. (Swain's rubber stamp.). Our Book No: 17308. $15 AUD.

139. Hillier, Kevin (2008). Rocket Science: The Biography of Rodney Eade (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 184 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. the authetic story of footballer Rodney Eade. The success and failures, the characters, the politics behind the game and the best players he has played with or coached in a career spanning more than three decades. Football legends talk about the man, the player, and the coach they know as Rocket. ISBN: 9781405038669. Our Book No: 22589. $12 AUD.

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

141. Homewood, Helen (editor) (1992). The Weekly Times New Pioneer Cookbook. Melbourne: Terbri Nominees. 195 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos. 500 traditional recipes from country cooks, including the best from the previous edition (1982) - submitted by readers of Australia's major rural newspaper. Illustrated by pages reproduced from the Weekly Times Annual, 1911 to 1934. ISBN: 0646095374. Our Book No: 1036. $20 AUD.

142. Honeybee, David (editor) (2001 - 2003). Crime Factory (9 issues). Melbourne, West Preston: Shiva Publishing. Each issue: 64 pp. Each issue: Paperback large quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Nine issues of the Australian crime fiction magazine (nos 1 to 9). These nine issues were the only ones published in this paper format. Our Book No: 15937. $60 AUD.

143. Hooper, Toby; Hooper, Juliana (1991). The Kookaburra: A Pictorial Celebration of Australia's Best-Loved Bird (Revised ed). Melbourne: Viking O'Neil. 136 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings & text-photos, corner tips few rear pages lightly creased. How illustrators, commercial advertisers, craftspeople have produced many enduring images of the kookaburra, Australia's famous native laughing bed. ISBN: 0670902152. Our Book No: 10927A. $15 AUD.

144. Howe, George (1966). New South Wales Pocket Almanack and Colonial Remembrancer 1806 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 5]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). 58 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Facsimile edition of the first almanac to be published in Australia, and only the second printed book. George Howe printed the Sydney Gazette, where this almanac was first published in sections between January and May 1806. Our Book No: 12943. $26 AUD.

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

146. Humphries, Allan (editor) (1983). Hobby Farming: The First Steps (Reprint ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 103 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, fore-edge front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Based on the ABC Radio series. There are a lot of good ideas for anyone interested in hobby farming. ISBN: 0642973830. Our Book No: 25154. $10 AUD.

147. Hunt, Harold (1976). The Master Printers of Sydney: The Story of The Printing and Allied Trades Employers Association of New South Wales, 1887 - 1971. Sydney: Printing and Allied Trades Employers' Association of New South Wales (PATEA). 205 pp. Hardback small quarto, dark red boards, no jacket, gilt title cover & spine, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, cover corner lightly bumped, non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the story of the employers' organisation which, in 1887 was called "The New South Wales Master Printers' Association", but later renamed. About the development of attitudes from the intense competitiveness of small owners in the last century to the modern realisation that a great national industry needs cooperation guided by fair arbitration. The main purpose is to show the influence of the Association and how it has helped significantly in the general development of the printing industry. The book would be of interest to anyone who had been involved in the industry, and would be valuable to historians and students. The photos are revealing. ISBN: 0909801037. Our Book No: 29202. $30 AUD.

148. James, Clive (1996). The Silver Castle (1st ed). London / Sydney: Jonathan Cape / Random House. 263 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, remainder mark (spot) bottom edge. First edition. Novel of India by the Australian-born writer and critic. Sanjay is a pavement child who from dire necessity learns to cajole, charm and outwit the tourists and turns his sex appeal, sartorial awareness and hard-won ability to speak English towards guiding film-crews on the 'poverty trail'. A brilliant celebration of the Indian film world and a most moving story of one young man's striving for fame and fortune. ISBN: 0224043846. Our Book No: 6919. $12 AUD.

149. Jansz, Geoff (1993). Taking the Freshest Approach. Sydney: Rathdowne / Allen & Unwin. 153 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, small crease bottom corner front cover, tiny mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear. The author has put together 150 of his favourite recipes for cooking for family and friends. These recipes have been collected from Geoff's restaurant kitchen and his own home cookbook but mostly from segments from his popular Australian television program. ISBN: 1863735488. Our Book No: 23862. $12 AUD.

150. Jellay, Val (1996). Maurie Fields: Keep it Funny (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Spectrum Publications. 212 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, corner rear cover creased. Biography of the famous Australian stage and TV actor, written by his wife. Maurie Fields and Val Jellay were real stage troupers, dancers, musicians - you name it, they could do it. ISBN: 0867862599. Our Book No: 11305. $10 AUD.

151. Jensen, Peter R. (1994). In Marconi's Footsteps 1894 to 1920: Early Radio. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, frontispiece, reverse side jacket foxed, minor edgewear, old price marks, texta autograph front free flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The system of radio communication developed by Guglielmo Marconi pulled together the scientific threads of a new technology and rivalled the inventions of Morse, Wheatstone and Bell. The story of how simple means were bent to extraordinary ends. Explains the technology that Marconi put to use. Based on written records of the time and the replication of some of the more significant devices. The material in this book has been collected through research both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere overseas. Many of the photos and illustrations have never been published before. The appendixes include extracts from a variety of rare and highly significant early documents concerning the development of radio. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0864176074. Our Book No: 26440. $40 AUD.

152. Johnson, David Kyle (editor) (1978). Heroes and Philosophy: Buy the Book, Save the World (1st ed) [Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series]. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Analyzes some of the questions and issues about the hit television show Heroes. With the help of some of history's "heroes" such as Plato and Nietzsche, looks at the role memory plays in personal identity, and how the rise of superpowers effected society. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9780470373385. Our Book No: 23783. $10 AUD.

153. Johnson, Rob; Humphries, Barry (foreword) (1997). The Golden Age of the Argonauts [A Celebration of Australia's Best-Loved Radio Program for Children]. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 270 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. A celebration of the ABC radio popular Argonauts program for 7 to 17 year olds, which aired between 5.30 - 6.30 every afternoon from about 1936 to 1972. Featured stories, songs, jokes, information and fun. Listeners were assigned names from Ancient Greek mythology. ISBN: 0733605281. Our Book No: 3147. $15 AUD.

154. Jolliffe, Eric (1981). Jolliffe's Outback, no 114: Cartoons and Australiana. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 74 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white cartoons, pages lightly toned, top corner tip creased front cover & few pages, base spine bumped, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear (mostly corners), copy 1. Saltbush Bill and Family deal with floods, drought, fire, and many other funny setbacks in these collectible cartoon books. Selection of Sandy Blight cartoons at rear. Plus comments on muddies (crabs), birth of the bush ballad, Barossa barns. Our Book No: 25345. $16 AUD.

155. Jolliffe, Eric (1981). Jolliffe's Outback, no 111: Cartoons and Australiana Study to Frame. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 66 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, fair condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), black & white cartoons, pages toned, large creases corner front cover, rear cover & edges lightly foxed, edgewear. Saltbush Bill and family provide more fun in the outback. With commentary on shearing sheds past and present, the pig-sty, and die-back. Our Book No: 25610. $10 AUD.

156. Jolliffe, Eric (1986). Jolliffe's Outback Featuring Saltbush Bill, no 119. Sydney: Jolliffe Studios. 82 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page black & white cartoons, two colour postcards rear cover, staples rusted, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Lots more cartoon fun with Saltbush Bill and family. Black & white text-photo of Eric Jolliffe on reverse of front cover. Commentary on Cooma Cottage (Yass), grasshoppers, goannas. Rear cover consists of two colour postcards. Our Book No: 3647. $15 AUD.

157. Kennedy, Trevor (editor) (1979). The Australian Family: A Special Bulletin Project. Sydney: Australian Consolidated Press (ACP). 152 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, few drawings, rear cover little marked, edges & pages lightly toned, minor foxing, top corner front cover & few pages creased, minor edgewear corners. This is the first major book on ethnic groups in Australia. Twelve months intensive research and writing by some of Australia's top journalists went into the book. Originally, with the co-operation of OTC, it was run in a 12-part series in The Bulletin. The Irish, Greeks, Hungarians, Yugoslavs, French, Italians, Dutch, Americans, Jews, Germans, Chinese and other Asians and the Spanish speaking peoples are covered in this fascinating book. Our Book No: 27302. $15 AUD.

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

159. Kenny, Charles; Kenny, Nick; Coots, Fred (1931). Love Letters in the Sand: 20th Century-Fox Presents Bernardine. Sydney: J. Albert & Son. 4 pp. Paperback small quarto, looseleaf as issued, good condition, scuff mark cover, edge tears, closed tear last page, few creases, minor edgewear & biro annotation. Sheet music for piano and guitar. Lyrics by the Kennys, music by Coots. Later reprint. This song is from the 20th Century-Fox Movie Bernardine starring Pat Boone, Terry Moore, Janet Gaynor and Dean Jagger. The cover photo is of Pat Boone. Our Book No: 25397. $10 AUD.

160. Koch, Howard; Clarke, Arthur C. (introduction) (1970). The Panic Broadcast (The Whole Story of the Night the Martians Landed: Orson Welles' Legendary Radio Show "Invasion from Mars"). New York: Avon Books. 163 pp. Paperback small, good condition, black & white text-photos & cartoons, edges red-tinted, pages toned as usual (notably inside covers), spine little faded, minimal foxing, edgewear. On the night of October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and his fellow actors broadcast a radio dramatization of H. G. Wells' novel "War of the Worlds". This created a nationwide mass panic. (The complete script, by the man who compiled the broadcast, with many photographs, cartoons and newspaper articles of the astounding aftermath! Plus an introductory Interview with Arthur C. Clarke.). ISBN: 0380005018. Our Book No: 4299. $10 AUD.

161. Kowalski, Robin M.; Limber, Susan P.; Agatston, Patricia W. (2008). Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age (1st ed) [Cyberbullying]. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. Provides current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of the cyberbullying epidemic. Looking at latest research, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle school students, online research projects and the use of social network sites, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9781405159920. Our Book No: 26472. $20 AUD.

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

163. Lamb, Jon (1983). The Weekend Gardener. Adelaide: Advertiser Newspapers Limited. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, corners lightly creased last few pages, top corner tip front cover lightly scuffed, bottom corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Combines a personal love for the bush, his experience as a home gardener, and his knowledge of the horticultural industries. He wrote his informative articles on gardening in South Australian conditions in the weekend section of The Advertiser newspaper. This book is a collection of "Weekend" columns, designed to improve the knowledge and pleasure of gardening in South Australia. ISBN: 095986993X. Our Book No: 25684. $20 AUD.

164. Lawson, Louisa; Lawson, Olive (editor) (1990). The First Voice of Australian Feminism: Excerpts from Louisa Lawson's "The Dawn" 1888 - 1895 (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 363 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, bookplate. Essays by Henry Lawson's mother, who was first to publish a magazine solely for Australian women. ISBN: 0731801377. Our Book No: 3152. $20 AUD.

165. Lawson, Sylvia (1987). The Archibald Paradox: A Strange Case of Authorship. Melbourne: Penguin Books. 292 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. About a different kind of journalism. The story of young J. F. Archibald's adventurous progress towards his editorship of the Bulletin newsmagazine - the great print circus of 1880 - 1903 in Sydney. ISBN: 0140098488. Our Book No: 20383. $10 AUD.

166. Lazaroo, Simone (2006). The Travel Writer (1st ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This Australian novel is about the meaning of love and fidelity in its story of four generations of the de Sequeira family. London, late 1980s. Ghislaine de Sequeira lies in a hospital bed. Once an obituary writer in Malacca, she had practised eloquence in the face of death for years. But now she is dying, and it is her bereft daughter Isabelle's turn to articulate the meaning of a life at its end. Isabelle tries to find an anchor in this storm by telling her mother's story and by seeking solace in her writing tutor. ISBN: 9780330422567. Our Book No: 26990. $14 AUD.

167. Leavesley, J. H. (1987). Mystique, Magic and Medicine (The Healing Art of Ancient Times). Sydney: ABC Enterprises. 108 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white drawings, edges faintly foxed, notable edgewear, old price marks. The Australian doctor follows the "passage of medicine" from prehistory to classical ancient Greece and Rome. Includes early medical practices in Mesopotamia, India, China and Egypt. ISBN: 0642527644. Our Book No: 16245. $10 AUD.

168. Leavesley, J. H. (1990). Potions and Panaceas: Physicians and Prophets [Medicine in the Bible, the Talmud, the Koran and the Vedas]. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 103 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, top edge lightly foxed, faint foxing inside covers, minor edgewear. The Australian doctor looks at the role medicine plays in both Christian and non-Christian sacred writings - the Bible, Talmud, Koran, and the Vedas of India. Based on an ABC series. ISBN: 0733300340. Our Book No: 24642. $10 AUD.

169. Lindsay, Norman; Wingrove, Keith (selected by) (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, old price marks, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. 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.

170. 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.

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

172. Lockwood, Douglas (1966). Crocodiles and Other People (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Rigby Ltd. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears). Stories from Australia's Northern Territory by well-known journalist. As Darwin correspondent of the Melbourne Herald, he covered many strange and wonderful tales throughout the sparsely populated half-million square miles. He learnt the techniques of trapping wild horses, of cattle-duffing, of buffalo hunting - and experienced the dangers and exhaustion of crocodile-hunting. Our Book No: 9104. $16 AUD.

173. Long, Graham (2013). Love Over Hate: Finding Life By the Wayside. [Melbourne]: Slattery Media Group. 239 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, one black & white photo, colour photos, minor edgewear corner tips. The author is the Pastor of The Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross, Sydney. Reverend Graham Long has seen and heard everything life has to give, both good and bad. This book is part-memoir, part philosophical journey, and it is a gift to humanity - a book about the joy of living. Includes the best of the Inner Circle newsletter. ISBN: 9780987500250. Our Book No: 29282. $26 AUD.

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

175. Mackay, Hugh (2002). Media Mania: Why Our Fear of Modern Media is Misplaced. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 85 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, rear cover lightly marked, minor edgewear. The social commentator examines the influence, benign or otherwise, of the media on Australian society. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0868407097. Our Book No: 23222. $10 AUD.

176. Malone, Peter (2001). Myth & Meaning: Australian Film Directors in Their Own Words (1st ed). Sydney: Currency Press. 198 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, crease rear cover, minor edgewear. Explores the spiritual and moral values that underlie the work of Australian film-makers. This book is the voice of Australian directors. The interviews were culled from 100 taped interviews, and make up a collection of conversations. ISBN: 0868196096. Our Book No: 26127. $16 AUD.

177. Manning, Alan (compiler) (1977). Uranium: A Fair Trial: Both Sides of the Debate as Presented in the ALP Discussion Kit (Reprint ed). Canberra: ALP: Australian Labor Party. 106 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minimal annotation (single letter front cover). ISBN: 0858430126. Our Book No: 12463. $10 AUD.

178. Martin, S. R. (2000). The Magic Pudding: The Book of the Film Retold by S. R. Martin (1st ed). Sydney, Lindfield: Scholastic Press. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings. The evergreen Australian children's classic story about Albert, the cut-and-come-again pudding, has been transformed into a animated feature film by Energee Entertainment Ltd. The famous characters from the story, remain faithful to the original novel. ISBN: 1865042692. Our Book No: 27299. $15 AUD.

179. Mason, Peter; Petty, Bruce (illustrator) (1979). Cauchu the Weeping Wood: A History of Rubber. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white cartoons. The story of rubber, based on the ABC-TV program. ISBN: 0642972052. Our Book No: 9790. $10 AUD.

180. McCloud, Kevin (2009). Grand Designs Handbook: The Blueprint for Building Your Dream Home (As Seen on Channel 4) (1st p/b ed). London: Collins. 287 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few tiny marks, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author shares his passion and expertise in this guide to designing and building your own home, illustrated with the most memorable houses from the (British) Channel 4 series. The three sections - 'Thinking', 'Dreaming', and 'Doing', guides you through each stage of the building process. The author presents houses that he finds exciting and exemplary, including a number of the most successful projects from the award-winning TV series. ISBN: 9780007307425. Our Book No: 28410. $25 AUD.

181. McEvoy, John (editor) (2003). The Seabiscuit Story: From the Pages of the Nation's Most Prominent Racing Magazine. Lexington, KY: Eclipse Press. 165 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. The amazing story of how a small American racehorse in 1938 captured the rapt attention of the American public, more so than even the rise of Hitler. ISBN: 158150098X. Our Book No: 11784. $10 AUD.

182. McFarlane, Brian (1987). Australian Cinema 1970 - 1985 (1st ed). Melbourne: William Heinemann. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos. This book celebrates fifteen years of excitement and discovery. The author discusses famous films such as "Picnic At Hanging Rock", "The Getting of Wisdom" and "My Brilliant Career". ISBN: 0855610689. Our Book No: 24758. $15 AUD.

183. McFarlane, Brian (2015). Double - Act: The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Googie Withers and John McCallum (1st ed). Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 241 pp. Paperback large wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, light bump top corner rear cover, small crease edge rear cover, few tiny scratches front cover, minor edgewear. This is the story of Googie Withers and John McCallum. Googie portrayed everything from brazen murderesses to Lady Bracknell. John performed in all the acting media and was a pioneer producer in Australian television. He brought Skippy into our lives, and was the managing director of a big theatrical firm and a film director, playwright and author. John and Googie were married for 62 years, uncommon in the entertainment world. The author has written a wonderful joint biography that reads as an absorbing story. ISBN: 9781922235725. Our Book No: 29516. $30 AUD.

184. McGuinness, Phillipa (editor) (2015). Copyfight. Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 294 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. We expect to log on and read, watch or listen, to anything, anywhere anytime. Then copy it, share it, quote it, sample it. This leave writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, artists, and software and game developers with no rights at all. We have forgotten how to pay for content. Are big corporations and copyright lawyers the only ones making money? Illegal downloading has become the biggest industry of all, and copyright violation a way of life. In this provocative book John Birmingham, Linda Jaivin, Marc Fennell, Clem Bastow, Lindy Morrison, Imogen Banks, Dan Hunter, Angela Bowne and others fire up the copyright debate like never before. ISBN: 9781742231150. Our Book No: 16734. $20 AUD.

185. McHugh, Evan; Groth, Kate; Church, Fran (editor) (2004). Meet the Locals: The ABC Insider's Guide to Australia. Melbourne, Prahran: Explore Australia Publishing Pty Ltd. 232 pp. Paperback small quarto, stiffened card covers, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, maps. This colourful book is a unique travel guide to the people and towns that make Australia special: the local highlights, best-kept secrets, events and characters. Produced in conjunction with the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC), this entertaining and informative guide taps into the valuable local knowledge of ABC Local Radio audiences across Australia. ISBN: 1741170885. Our Book No: 22771. $15 AUD.

186. McKnight, David; Manne, Robert (foreword) (2012). Rupert Murdoch: An Investigation of Political Power (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, sticker front free flyleaf. When Rupert Murdoch called, Prime Ministers and Presidents picked up the phone. Professor of journalis, David McKnight, exposes Murdoch's unflinching use of his media empire to further his political agenda over decades. This is particularly the story behind the British hacking scandal that rocked the world and shook the Murdoch empire. ISBN: 978174237322. Our Book No: 9621. $15 AUD.

187. McLaren, Jack; Burke, Thomas (preface) (1936). My South Seas Adventures (3rd (Nautilus) ed) [Nautilus Library]. London: Philip Allan & Co. 192 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket, very good condition, original blue cloth cover (gilt lettering), some page edges untrimmed, edges & prelim pages lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Relates his fascinating travels and work life in the Pacific, mainly Papua New Guinea. Includes a chapter on pearling in the Torres Strait islands, plus also commentary on the Solomon Islands and blackbirding of the Kanakas. Some parts were previously published in the Bulletin magazine, Sydney. Our Book No: 16215. $16 AUD.

188. Mejova, Yelena (editor); Weber, Ingmar (editor); Macy, Michael W. (editor) (2105). Twitter: A Digital Socioscope. New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 173 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. How can Twitter data be used to study individual human behavior and social interaction globally? Introduces readers to the methods, opportunities, and challenges of using Twitter data to analyze data, ranging from the number of people infected by the flu, to national elections, to stock prices. Each chapter, written by leading domain experts in clear and accessible language, takes the reader to the forefront of the newly emerging field of computational social science. The case studies demonstrate shortcomings, limitations, and pitfalls of Twitter data as well as its advantages. ISBN: 9781107500075. Our Book No: 23590. $25 AUD.

189. Meldrum, Ian Molly; Jenkins, Jeff (with) & Masterson, Lawrie (special thanks) (2016). The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story: Life, Countdown and Everything in Between (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 473 pp. Paperback thick, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear. The autobiography of Molly Ian Meldrum, Australian pop musician and presenter of the TV program Countdown. This is the funny, vivid, warm and compelling memoir of his chaotic, incredible life and the show that made his famous. This book is full of anecdotes and features a colourful cast of musos, characters and international superstars. ISBN: 9781760293567. Our Book No: 29182. $21 AUD.

190. Melville, Henry; Mackaness, George (editor) (1978). The History of Van Diemen's Land from the Year 1824 to 1835, Inclusive during the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur (Parts 1 & 2) [Australian Historical Monographs (New Series)]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 60 + 60 pp. Each booklet: Paperback, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), flexible cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos. (Parts 1 & 2 of a 3-part set.) Melville was the editor of the "Colonial Times", and was imprisoned because an article he wrote had offended Lt-Gov. Arthur. Our Book No: 15069. $10 AUD.

191. Meray, Tibor (2008). On Burchett [Wilfred Burchett]. Kallista, VIC: Callistemon Publications. 273 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, spine ends bumped. (Translated from Hungarian.) The author personally observed controversial war correspondent Wilfred Burchett during the Korean War, and thus is in a unique position to report on his credibility. Contains appendix: The truth about germ warfare. ISBN: 9780646477886. Our Book No: 13336. $26 AUD.

192. Milio, Jim; Pelitier, Melissa Jo (2009). Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Lessons from Cesar's TV Dogs and Their Owners: The Ultimate Episode Guide (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 348 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, base spine lightly rubbed. Features 150 stories of the dogs Cesar has met and helped. The book is easy to use and full of Cesar's trademark advice. The stories are from the TV show's first three seasons, and there are some dog behavior secrets to learn along the way. Includes photos and updates on how the dogs and their owner's are getting along today. ISBN: 9780340992616. Our Book No: 27550. $20 AUD.

193. Millar, David P.; Hurley, Frank (photographer) (1984). From Snowdrift to Shellfire: Capt. James Francis (Frank) Hurley 1885 - 1962 (1st ed). Sydney: David Ell Press. 160 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, bottom edge lightly rubbed, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (few closed tears, few light scratches), tiny mark rear cover. (Limited edition of 2500 copies.) The adventures of Frank Hurley have been brought to life in his action-packed biography of one of Australia's most daring and important travelling photographers and film-makers. ISBN: 0908197594. Our Book No: 24937. $26 AUD.

194. Mitchell, Alex (2011). Come the Revolution: A Memoir. Sydney, Kensington: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 536 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, owner's written name. The Australian journalist gives a rollicking account of life in newspapers and his radical past as a Trotskyist (Socialist Workers Party). From the cut-throat era of Sydney tabloids, he graduated to Fleet Street as an investigative reporter, taking part in the exposure of Soviet double agent Kim Philby. Giving up his job to become editor of the Trotskyist daily, he entered a world of class struggle politics and national liberation movements. With fellow revolutionary Vanessa Redgrave he travelled the US and the Middle East, meeting Saddam Hussein, Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi. The later became a senior journalist and columnist at the Daily Telegraph, Sydney. Lays bare his life and loves, his past and politics, with the flair of a born storyteller unafraid to ask hard questions about the world, and himself. ISBN: 9781742233079. Our Book No: 16496. $30 AUD.

195. Mitchell, Neil (1999). Second Chance: Inspirational Stories of Survivors who Found Cheating Death Enhanced Life. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. At age 41, Neil Mitchell was one of Australia's most successful journalists and dominated Melbourne talkback radio. But he was secretly facing death, having been diagnosed with incurable cancer. He didn't die, but facing death brought new clarity to his life. His experience prompted the writing of this book, which draws not only on his own near-death experience, but on the experiences of 13 other people, including a policeman at a shootout, a volunteer firefighter, and a survivor of the Port Arthur massacre. ISBN: 0732909996. Our Book No: 17128. $20 AUD.

196. Morrison, Elizabeth (2014). David Syme: Man of "The Age" (1st ed). Melbourne: Monash University Publishing / State Library of Victoria. 433 pp. Paperback large octavo, (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of David Syme who was the proprietor of The Melbourne Age which dominated the newspaper stage in Australia from the 1870s to the end of the colonial period. He was a driven, talented Scotsman who was remembered long after his death in 1908. The author has drawn on family and business records as well as newly digitised 19th-century newspaper archives to write about this powerful man of many parts. He was primarily a press baron, but also an author, philosopher, financier, farmer, property developer and a family man. ISBN: 9781922235350. Our Book No: 29404. $30 AUD.

197. Morton, H. V. (1948). The Nights of London (Reprint ed). London: Methuen. 196 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), spine little slack, front free flyleaf little toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Originally published, 1926. Unconventional essays on London after dark, mostly previously published as columns in the Daily Express. Our Book No: 7630. $10 AUD.

198. Moynihan, Ray (1998). Too Much Medicine? The Business of Health - and Its Risks For You. Sydney: ABC Books. 308 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine lightly creased. A critique of modern medicine, based on the ABC-TV series. ISBN: 0733306527. Our Book No: 20541. $10 AUD.

199. Muncaster, Alice L.; Yanow, Ellen; Wood, Chuck (photographer) (1984). The Cat Made Me Buy It!: A Collection of Cats Who Sold Yesterday's Products (Reprint ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal foxing endpapers & title page, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. Enduring images of the cat, as produced by historic and recent commercial advertisers. This book is an introduction to some of the most famous and interesting cats who have encouraged people to buy products they are advertising. The colourful illustrations by over 100 advertising artists provide a new look at life in yesterday's America. There are 116 beautiful, full-colour photographs. The authors have combined their talents to create progressive programs that benefit abandoned and abused animals. ISBN: 0517553384. Our Book No: 29076. $18 AUD.

200. Naremore, James (2000). Film Adaptation (1st ed) [Depth of Field Series]. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top edge & fore-edge lightly marked, some edgewear corners. The essays in this book, most of which have never been published, raise fundamental questions about cinema and adaptation. This book is a fresh look at art, theory, and cultural politics of movie adaptations. Edited and introduced by Naremore. ISBN: 0813528143. Our Book No: 27099. $20 AUD.

201. National Committee, Armenian (1983). The Armenian Genocide: As Reported in the Australian Press. Sydney, Willoughby: Armenian National Committee. 119 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner creased rear cover & few rear pages, covers little soiled, minor edgewear. Newspaper reports & photos from Australian newspapers reporting on the horrific massacres of Armenians by Turkish forces in 1915 (at the same time as the Gallipoli landings, incidentally). No ISBN in book. Our Book No: 14791. $30 AUD.

202. Needham, Kirsty (2006). A Season in Red: My Great Leap Forward into the New China (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 268 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. Her travels to modern China to live and work as a journalist. A unique take on contemporary China as it is evolving right now. ISBN: 1741147557. Our Book No: 25150. $13 AUD.

203. Newby, Jonica (1997). The Pact for Survival: Humans and their Animal Companions (1st ed) [Later title: The Animal Attraction]. Sydney: ABC Books. 280 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, edges lightly foxed. Based on the latest research and interviews, presents a careful analysis of the pros and cons of pet-keeping (eg, cats and dogs), specifically the health benefits of animal-human communication. Associated with the ABC Science Show series "Animal Friends". ISBN: 0733305814. Our Book No: 7929. $10 AUD.

204. Nielsen, Peter (1986). The Secrets of Radionics: A Practical Guide to Subtle Energy Systems. Faulconbridge, NSW: Maggie's Farm. 8 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, minor creasing & edgewear. The first issue of a foreshadowed quarterly magazine. Our Book No: 3742. $10 AUD.

205. Norris, Mary (2015). Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 228 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, top corners little bumped, minor edgewear jacket. Very funny descriptions of common problems in spelling, punctuation, and usage, by a long-term style editor of the New Yorker magazine. The author gives clear explanations of how to handle them. There are examples ranging from Charles Dickens and Emily Dickinson to The Simpsons and Gillian Flynn. ISBN: 9781922182937. Our Book No: 29507. $20 AUD.

206. North, Carol S.; Ryall, Jo-Ellyn M.; Ricci, Daniel A.; Wetzel, Richard D. (1993). Multiple Personalities, Multiple Disorders: Psychiatric Classification and Media Influence. New York: Oxford University Press. 278 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), rubber stamp. A timely work that clarifies the classification of multiple personality disorder (MPD) from published empirical research. The book also analyses how MPD has developed over the years in the popular and print media (including a study of 21 biographies of sufferers). (Rubber stamp of retired parapsychologist Harvey J. Irwin.). ISBN: 0195080955. Our Book No: 18313. $15 AUD.

207. 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.

208. O'Neill, Margot (2008). Blind Conscience (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tips creased front cover, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. This very moving book is the story of the people who struggled to get asylum seekers out of detention and change government policy. The author is an ABC-TV Lateline journalist who covered many of these stories as they were happening. Inspiring and disturbing in equal measure, with a gripping narrative that will surprise many readers. ISBN: 9780868408538. Our Book No: 29503. $18 AUD.

209. O'Toole, Fintan (1997). The Lie of the Land: Irish Identities. London: Verso. 172 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. 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.

210. Oakes, Laurie (2010). On the Record: Politics, Politicians and Power. Sydney: Hachette Australia. 385 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner rear cover creased, bookplate (half-title page). Journalist Laurie Oakes has been writing influential essays about Australian politics since 1969. This book selects his best articles over the past 40 years: from the era of McEwen, Calwell, McMahon, Gorton, Whitlam, Fraser, Keating, Howard, through to the rise and fall of Kevin Rudd, and the current battles between Gillard and Abbott. Includes several important essays on political leaks to journalists. ISBN: 9780733627002. Our Book No: 16631. $15 AUD.

211. Opie, Robert (1995). Rule Britannia: Trading on the British Image (Special (Past Times) ed). Harmondsworth: Viking / Penguin Books. 159 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, thick card covers, colour & black & white illustrations, top corner front cover creased, spine little faded, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages creased, minor edgewear. This book looks at the author's unique collection of packaging and advertising ephemera (now on permanent display in Gloucester). It is a nostalgic look at British advertising art of a bygone era. The book will appeal to anyone with an interest in art and advertising and how society has been reflected by the adds of an era. ISBN: 0670866695. Our Book No: 29487. $25 AUD.

212. Opper, F. [Frederick Burr] (1903). Our Antediluvian Ancestors (1st UK ed). London: C. Arthur Pearson. Unnum 204 pp. Hardback large quarto (29 x 22.6 cm), red cloth cover with gilt text & decoration (lightly soiled, tight binding), very good condition, top edge gilt, frontispiece & full-page black & white cartoons (plates), front free flyleaf and one page creased, free flyleaves toned, free flyleaves & pastedowns slightly foxed, extensive pencil drawing on rear free flyleaf, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Each cartoon has a verbal caption on the facing page, and a pair of blank pages lies between each cartoon. A selection of cartoons by the pioneer American cartoonist and illustrator. The cartoons are taken from a comic strip, The Antediluvian Ancestors, in the New York Journal (a William Randolph Hearst newspaper) from 1901. The characters in the cartoons portray prehistoric behaviour - as if such human behaviour has not changed even today. Our Book No: 12471. $100 AUD.

213. Orchid Review, Australian (1950). Australian Orchid Review, September 1950. Sydney: Australian Orchid Review. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photo laid down on cover as issued, adverts, minor edgewear. A single issue of this Australian journal on growing orchids. Our Book No: 10044. $10 AUD.

214. Orlean, Susan (2012). Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend of the World's Most Famous Dog (1st p/b ed). London: Atlantic Books. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & photos, frontispiece, minor edgewear. The story Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy (found on a battlefield in France during WW1) to movie star and international icon. The book is also a richly textured history of 20th-century entertainment and entrepreneurship, and the changing roles of dogs in the family and society. A poignant look at the enduring bond between dogs and humans. ISBN: 9780857896292. Our Book No: 27003. $18 AUD.

215. Owen, George; Sims, Victor (1971). Science and the Spook: Eight Strange Cases of Haunting. London: Dennis Dobson. 218 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), front jacket flap clipped & creased, jacket rear cover lightly rubbed (sticker mark), owner's written name. An investigation of eight English hauntings selected from reports submitted by readers of the Sunday Mirror newspaper. The authors also include chapters on the nature of psychical research (parapsychology), ancient ghosts, and ghost tall stories. ISBN: 0234773316. Our Book No: 7025A. $15 AUD.

216. Palmer, Jerry (1994). Taking Humour Seriously (1st p/b ed). London: Routledge. 203 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers & spine little scratched, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. Examines the role humour and comedy play in many different types of society. Literary criticism, biology, anthropology, Freud are all discussed. The author argues that we must take humour seriously (as well as humorously) or fail to understand a fundamental part of culture. ISBN: 0415102677. Our Book No: 29190. $18 AUD.

217. Parer, David; Parer-Cook, Elizabeth (1983). Douglas Mawson, the Survivor: From the ABC-TV Grand Prix Winner Melbourne Film Festival 1983. Morwell, VIC: Alella Books. 160 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, frontispiece, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side, few tiny scratches & dents). The authors made a documentary film produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Natural History Unit to mark the centenary of explorer Douglas Mawson's birth. The film was built around a reconstruction of the fateful sledging journey and interwoven with testimony from family, friends and colleagues. It sought to give a portrait of Mawson the man, as well as Mawson the scientist. This book presents the essence of the Mawson story as it was told in the film. ISBN: 0949681016. Our Book No: 25289. $25 AUD.

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

219. Paterson, David (2006). Bridge to Terabithia: The Official Movie Companion (1st stated ed). New York: Harper Entertainment. 47 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. This official guide is written by David Paterson, the son of the Newbery Medal-winning author of the book of the same title. Complete with full-colour photos from the film, this is an unforgettable insider's exploration of the book's journey to a major motion picture. There are never-before-seen images from the movie, characters and the actors who play them, exclusive behind-the-scenes stories, and sets to explore. ISBN: 0061215317. Our Book No: 28675. $15 AUD.

220. Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell (1989). The Best of Alex (1st ed). Canberra: Financial Review Library. Unnum 50 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, corners covers & pages little creased, corner tip one page missing, faint foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear, copy 2. A first collector's edition of Australia's favourite corporate comic strip from The Australian Financial Review. ISBN: 1862900388. Our Book No: 22052A. $10 AUD.

221. Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell (1990). The Best of Alex II: The Second Collector's Edition (1st ed). Canberra: Financial Review Library. Unnum pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover little creased, two tiny marks fore-edge, base spine little bumped, minor edgewear. A collection of the corporate comic strip from the Australian Financial Review. ISBN: 1862900442. Our Book No: 22610. $12 AUD.

222. Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell (1991). The Best of Alex (Reprint ed). Canberra: Financial Review Library. Unnum 50 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, corners covers & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. A first collector's edition of Australia's favourite corporate comic strip from The Australian Financial Review. ISBN: 1826900388. Our Book No: 22052. $10 AUD.

223. Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell (1991). The Best of Alex III (1st ed). Canberra: Financial Review Library. Unnum 50 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, top corner creased front cover, tiny impressions front cover. A third collector's edition of Australia's favourite corporate comic strip from The Australian Financial Review. ISBN: 1826900531. Our Book No: 24113. $10 AUD.

224. Peattie, Charles; Taylor, Russell (1997). Alex Feels the Pinch (1st ed). London: Headline. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, minor plastic coating lifting top spine. A collection of the corporate comic strip from the Daily Telegraph. The tables are turned on Alex as his new head of department is a woman. ISBN: 074727696X. Our Book No: 26376. $13 AUD.

225. Phillips, Juanita; Milostic, Mario (with) (2010). A Pressure Cooker Saved My Life: How to Have It All, Do It All and Keep It All Together. Sydney: HarperCollins. 259 pp. Paperback large octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & single-colour illustrations, minor edgewear. Written by the presenter of the ABC's 7pm News Bulletin in Sydney. She writes about her busy life and shares ways that families can have calmer and more productive lives. The illustrations bring the story to life, and the many suggestions that are made make this a great book to read. ISBN: 9780733325885. Our Book No: 28908. $20 AUD.

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

227. Pilkington, Doris [Garimara, Nugi] (2002). Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence (Film tie-in ed) [A True Story]. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 136 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, pages lightly toned. True story of three Aboriginal girls who escape from a government settlement to seek out their homeland. Based on the story of the author's mother, aunt and their friend, who escaped from the Moore River Settlement in 1931 and travelled 2,400 kilometres along the rabbit-proof fence. Now a major film produced by Phillip Noyce. ISBN: 0702232815. Our Book No: 15839. $10 AUD.

228. Price, Matt; Leak, Bill (illustrator) (2008). Top Price: The Australian's Matt Price on Sport, Politics, Music and Life (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 329 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations, minor edgewear, creases rear cover. A collection of some of his liveliest columns filed over the last decade, in which he tackles issues big and small with his own special way of doing things - which made him one of Australia's top journalists (until his tragic death). ISBN: 9780732288877. Our Book No: 24845. $15 AUD.

229. Publishing Company, Commercial (1903). Old Times: Volume 1, no 1 to Volume 1, no 3 [3 issues]. Sydney: Commercial Publishing Company. 235 pp. Each issue: Hardback large quarto, paper-covered boards (dark green cloth spine), very good condition, black & white text-photos, adverts, hinge little split (pages firm), edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. We offer the first 3 (of 4 published) issues of this Australian historical magazine, in the scarce hardback format. Consecutively numbered pages. "A unique illustrated history of the early days, dealing with every phase of life from the arrival of Governor Phillip, with many reminiscences of old colonists living and dead" - Caption from Vol. 1, no. 2 (May 1903). Our Book No: 15214A. $100 AUD.

230. Radcliffe, Russ (editor) (2008). Petty's Parallel Worlds (1st ed). Melbourne: High Horse Books. 186 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, very good plus condition, black & white & colour cartoons (few single-colour), minimal edgewear jacket (few small scratches). This book showcases the range of Bruce Petty's artistic & political cartoon styles, as well as his intellectual and moral concerns. Much of the work has been previously unpublished. ISBN: 9780646490281. Our Book No: 26851. $30 AUD.

231. Rees, Matt (2004). Cain's Field: Faith, Fraticide, and Fear in the Middle East. New York: Free Press. 305 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). The Jerusalem bureau chief for Time magazine provides an exceptionally clear report on the Arab-Israeli conflict. ISBN: 0743250478. Our Book No: 15291. $15 AUD.

232. Rees, Peter (2014). Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War 1 Nurses: The Book That Inspired the ABC1 TV Series (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 363 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, crease front cover, covers little rubbed & scratched, minor edgewear corners. Using diaries and letters, the author goes into hospital camps and the wards, and the tent surgeries on the edge of some of the most horrific battlefronts of human history (Middle East and Europe during WW1). This is a story of extraordinary courage and humanity shown by a group of women whose contribution to the Anzac legend has hardly been recognised in Australian history. This inspiring book will make sure that they are not forgotten. (This book was originally published in 2008 as "The Other Anzacs".). ISBN: 9781743319826. Our Book No: 28509. $20 AUD.

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

234. Retter, Catharine; Klinner, Kerry (2003). The Sunday Telegraph Pet of the Year Annual. Sydney: Citrus Press. 120 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, minor edgewear. This is an irresistible book, full of funny, outrageous, lovable and cheeky photographs, collected from the best-of-the-best of 13,000+ entries from one the Sunday Telegraph's most popular competitions, Pet of the Year. This is a very special book for animal lovers of all ages. Text by Retter, design by Klinner. ISBN: 0975102303. Our Book No: 20798. $15 AUD.

235. Richards, Frank (1969). Billy Bunter in the Land of the Pyramids [Magnet, nos 1277-1284]. London: Howard Baker. Unnum pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings (covers), adverts, flap clipped jacket (minor edgewear). Facsimile of the complete Egyptian Holiday series, being 8 issues of "The Magnet" magazine (nos 1277-1284). Contains all the original illustrations, old adverts and colourful covers. Follow the thrilling holiday adventures of Harry Wharton & Co. (Billy Bunter's friends) in Egypt ! (Beware: Two books have the same ISBN: 0093098901.). ISBN: 0093098901. Our Book No: 2588. $18 AUD.

236. Rodgers, Richard; Hammerstein, Oscar 2nd (1951). Hello, Young Lovers. Sydney: Chappell & Co. Ltd. 8 pp. Paperback quarto, looseleaf, very good condition, pages lightly toned & creased, small edge tears, minor edgewear. Words & shhet music from the musical film "The King and I". Words by Hammerstein, music by Rodgers. Advert rear cover: Songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Our Book No: 14858. $10 AUD.

237. Rogers, William (1995). Recovered Memory and Other Assaults upon the Mysteries of Consciousness: Hypnosis, Psychotherapy, Fraud and the Mass Media. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 144 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, rubber stamps. An American behavioural psychologist explores various states of human consciousness and how it relates to socialization, the cultural context and the mass media. He covers recovered memory, hypnosis and pseudomemory - with emphasis on whether certain kinds of memory are real or artefacts of poorly trained psychologists and counselors (thus potentially harming the therapy professions). (From the library of Australian parapsychologist, Harvey Irwin - his rubber stamp.). ISBN: 0786401095. Our Book No: 9414. $10 AUD.

238. Rollo, Joe (1999). Contemporary Melbourne Architecture. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos, faint rubbing bottom edge. In this collection of essays, The Age newspaper's architecture writer surveys recent work from many of the most outstanding architects working in Melbourne today. ISBN: 0868405469. Our Book No: 23190. $15 AUD.

239. Ruehl, Peter (2011). Men are Stupid, Women are Crazy (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 307 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white cartoons, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The late Peter Ruehl's humorous columns on life, family and politics have long been one of the Australian Financial Review's most beloved and prominent features for more than two decades. This book of his columns will make sure he won't be forgotten. ISBN: 9780522861129. Our Book No: 27315. $15 AUD.

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

241. Rushkoff, Douglas (1999). Coercion: Why We Listen to What "They" Say (Reprint ed). New York: Riverhead Books. 323 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine). In a scathing critique of the new digital media, Rushkoff identifies the subtle forms of coercion used by advertisers, public relations experts, politicians, religious leaders and customer service reps. By professor of virtual culture, New York University. ISBN: 1573221155. Our Book No: 15393. $20 AUD.

242. Russell, Bertrand (2001). Yours Faithfully, Bertrand Russell: A Lifelong Fight for Peace, Justice, and Truth in Letters to the Editor (1st stated ed). La Salle, IL: Open Court. 433 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. The noted English philosopher wrote during his long life 400 letters to the editor, about 75% being reproduced here. These wise, witty, sometimes eccentric, often indignant, letters provide an alternative biography as a political animal, exposing the unreason of our rulers, and defending human values. ISBN: 0812694503. Our Book No: 14257. $20 AUD.

243. Ryan, Colleen (2013). Fairfax: The Rise and Fall (1st ed). Melbourne: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 304 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. The Sydney Morning Herald journalist provides the definitive account of the fate of Fairfax. It is the story of greedy media moguls, angry and ambitious politicians, foolhardy heirs and heiresses, zealous journalists, muddling management and the rise of digital media (which Fairfax completely missed). The once-mighty Fairfax has been a victim of them all. ISBN: 9780522862454. Our Book No: 16481. $20 AUD.

244. Salter, David (2007). The Media We Deserve: Underachievement in the Fourth Estate. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, cover photo differs from stock photo. This book is a collection of critical essays by Salter on different aspects of the local media landscape. About the major players of the Australian media, their roles and influence on Australian lives, and the issues of journalistic practice that shape their content. Australia is fortunate to have media that are generally competent and occasionally very good indeed. But the print and broadcast material that we consume every day can also be perverse, shallow, illogical, infuriatingly opportunistic, crassly commercial, insufferably pretentious and rarely witty. ISBN: 9780522854206. Our Book No: 26075. $15 AUD.

245. Saville, Margot (2007). The Battle for Bennelong: The Adventures of Maxine McKew, Aged 50 Something (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 182 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, front cover lightly creased. This book reveals the pathos, the inside machinations, and the many fete openings and raffle draws that the author attended with Maxine, or John Howard, or both. Or, how the ABC journalist defeated a Prime Minister in his own seat during the 2007 Federal election. ISBN: 9780522854428. Our Book No: 23056. $10 AUD.

246. Saw, Ron; Friend, Donald (illustrator) (1984). Brief Encounters. Sydney, Cammeray: Richard Griffin. 64 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), single-colour endpaper drawings, minor edgewear. (Limited edition, 2000 copies.) Subtitle: "Brief Encounters with Uncles, Great Aunts, Wombats, Womcats, Tomcats, Randy Bantam Roosters, Ducks, Pigeons, Seagulls, Elephants, Horses, Dogs, Flora and Fauna, as Well as Rare Specimens of Humanity." A selection of 15 humorous anecdotes, most from the Bulletin magazine archives, and illustrated by the Australian artist. ISBN: 0959303049. Our Book No: 16414. $25 AUD.

247. Sebba, Anne (1994). Battling for News: The Rise of the Women Reporter (1st p/b ed). London: John Curtis / Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton. 301 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, remainder stripe. A history of women in journalism, by a reporter who has worked for Reuters International News Agency. ISBN: 0340632615. Our Book No: 17389. $10 AUD.

248. Serle, Geoffrey; Serle, Percival (1988). Percival Serle 1871 - 1951: Biographer, Bibliographer, Anthologist and Art Curator: A Memoir (1st ed). Canberra, Deakin: Officina Brindabella. 59 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, light brown paper covered boards, illustrated endpapers, beige cloth spine, paper title on spine, sepia (brown-tinted) frontispiece, tiny scuff front cover, edges & front flyleaf lightly foxed. This edition of 350 autographed copies was designed and printed by A.T. Bolton at the Officina Brindabella, 1988. Hand binding and paper decoration by Helen Wadlington. This is copy no. 15. Apart from his own recollections, this memoir is based on the short unpublished autobiography that his father wrote late in life, and on diaries which he occasionally kept. More than 100 people - writers, artists, professors and others - are mentioned in this memoir. ISBN: 0909422168. Our Book No: 29515. $25 AUD.

249. Sexton, Michael (2003). Silent Flood: Australia's Salinity Crisis. Sydney: ABC Books. 202 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Based on an acclaimed ABC-TV series. Explains how and why Australia's salinity crisis has developed into an ecological disaster that is not confined just to rural areas. Particular focus on the Murray-Darling River Basin and the Western Australian wheatbelt. ISBN: 0733312756. Our Book No: 14055. $16 AUD.

250. Shanahan, Brendon (2008). In Turkey I Am Beautiful: Between Chaos and Madness in a Strange Land (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. Two years after his first visit, travel writer and columnist Brendan Shanahan returned to Turkey. After catching up with old friends in Istanbul, he set off on a journey in the country's secretive east where, among other adventures, he found himself in the middle of a gunfight, was propositioned by a gang of teenage boys and swam to Armenia in his underpants. Returning to Istanbul, Brendan agreed to run a friend's carpet shop. With only the dubious help of a loveable but wildly unstable drug addict, the results were occasionally disastrous, frequently hilarious and often poignant. ISBN: 9780732285562. Our Book No: 25354. $40 AUD.

251. Shanahan, Brendon (2013). Mr Snack and the Lady Water: Travel Tales from My Lost Years. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, covers little creased, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear. After a decade spent on the road, Australian travel writer and columnist Brendan Shanahan returns to write this collection of darkly funny and unexpected travel stories, including Asia, Africa and and America. ISBN: 9780522862232. Our Book No: 27883. $18 AUD.

252. Shears, Richard (2006). Wildlife Warrior: Steve Irwin 1962 - 2006: A Man who Changed the World. Sydney: New Holland. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, small crease bottom corner front cover. Charts Steve Irwin's amazing life - from his childhood in Victoria, Australia, through to work in the wilderness, his zoo and TV programs (known as the Crocodile Hunter), and his tragic death. It follows his story into marriage and his fame on the world stage as he took every opportunity to spread the word about wildlife conservation. ISBN: 9781741105520. Our Book No: 23099. $10 AUD.

253. Sheehan, Paul (1998). Among the Barbarians: The Dividing of Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 338 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Trenchant criticism of Australian multiculturalism by journalist, Sydney Morning Herald. ISBN: 0091836360. Our Book No: 2686. $10 AUD.

254. Sheehan, Paul (2003). The Electronic Whorehouse. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Trenchant criticism of Australian media by controversial senior journalist, Sydney Morning Herald, and author of the bestselling "Among the Barbarians". This time it's the media he has set his sights on. Lies, fabrications and misinformation have become the standard fare, in particular when offering critiques of conservative journalists. ISBN: 1405035781. Our Book No: 4180. $12 AUD.

255. Shuker, Karl P. N. (2005). From Flying Toads to Snakes with Wings (Reprint ed). London: Bounty Books. 222 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A selection of this crypto-zoological articles (mystery animals, mythical animals) that have appeared in "Fate Magazine" over the years. ISBN: 0753713055. Our Book No: 22004. $10 AUD.

256. Simon, Bart (2002). Undead Science: Science Studies and the Afterlife of Cold Fusion (1st p/b ed). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 252 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Examines the curious story of cold fusion, a highly publicized scientific controversy in the United States. Reveals a lot about pseudoscience, as well the emotional scientific and media response. ISBN: 0813531543. Our Book No: 20788. $10 AUD.

257. Simpson, Mary Lou (2014). From Convict to Politician: The Life of William Henry Groom. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of William Henry Groom who was transported from Britain for stealing money from his employer. Most of the research comes from 19th century newspapers. The 13-year-old boy left Plymouth as a boy prisoner who had a job to survive. It is thought that he hated social injustice and this later helped him to become a powerful person as an adult. He was a journalist who later became involved in politics in Queensland. He spent 38 years in the Queensland parliament, which he believed he could create a just society. He was a man who lived by the pen, and he built a new life in Australia. Short listed 2015 Queensland Literary Awards. ISBN: 9781925046779. Our Book No: 29416. $35 AUD.

258. Slessor, Kenneth; Reilly, Virgil (1981). Darlinghurst Nights (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 47 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. All of these delightful verses (by Slessor) and drawings (by cartoonist "Virgil") were originally published in Smith's Weekly. A very interesting look at the ladies of early Darlinghurst (an inner eastern Sydney suburb) through verses and illustrations. Facsimile of a book originally published by Frank C. Johnston in 1933. Companion volume to "Backless Betty from Bondi". ISBN: 0207142467. Our Book No: 20741. $20 AUD.

259. Smark Nilsson, Jan (2012). Walking the Tightrope (1st ed). Trinity Beach, QLD: Terebra Publishing. 232 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, light crease front cover, light crease bottom corner pages, minor edgewear. This book spans 40 years and traces the lives of two Vietnamese men working for Reuters News Agency, one of whom was also employed by the Viet Cong. ISBN: 9781300398646. Our Book No: 27439. $20 AUD.

260. Smith, Jan (2016). Confessions of a Homegrown Alien: An Australian Memoir. Sydney: Svengali Press / ETT Imprint. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine minimally rubbed, minor edgewear corners. Memoirs of the life of an Australian journalist. Jan worked as a cadet journalist on The Courier Mail (Brisbane), then moved to Sydney to join Woman's Day, where she had to resign after three years because she married a staff member. She then survived by freelancing for The Bulletin and Pol magazine. Then spent a year on Forum UK, the sex magazine, and Australian Business. In this uplifting book, Jan writes about her life and the people she has meet along the way. ISBN: 9780994276575. Our Book No: 29256. $15 AUD.

261. Souter, D. H.; Holden, Robert (1988). Souter's Cats (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 44 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white cartoons, spine little faded, faint foxing top edge, tiny faint stain inside front cover & first seven pages, single spot foxing, minor edgewear. A collection of Souter's cartoons about cats, compiled and introduced by Robert Holden, has mainly been taken from the pages of "The Bulletin", and will amuse a new audience yet to be introduced to the talent of D. H. Souter. The cartoon on page 16 regarding the weather in Sydney fits today's weather as it would have done when it was drawn on 22 December 1900. ISBN: 0207159084. Our Book No: 28383. $14 AUD.

262. Steele Gordon, John (2002). A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 238 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, pages & inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. This book is about the spirit of an age as a group of Victorian entrepreneurs fought to realise a dream that revolutionised communication for ever. The book tells the story of this epic struggle that would require a decade of effort, millions of dollars in capital, the solution of innumerable technological problems and uncommon physical, financial, and intellectual courage. These men had changed the world when the project was completed. ISBN: 0743231279. Our Book No: 26919. $12 AUD.

263. Stevens, Lesley (1986). Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale: The Making of the Movie. Lower Hutt, NZ: Inprint Ltd. 111 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (cartoons) & text-photos, minor edgewear. A fascinating illustrated and detailed report on the making of the movie of this funny New Zealand rural community, as drawn by New Zealand cartoonist Murray Ball. The animation for the movie was done in the Hanna Barbera studio in Sydney. ISBN: 0864640781. Our Book No: 16736. $25 AUD.

264. Stewart, Angus; Bargwanna, Melinda (photographer) (2002). Australian Plants for Year-Round Colour (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased. ABC TV's Gardening Australia presenter passes on the knowledge from his extensive experience as a plant breeder. Shows how to create an Australian plant garden that will flower all year round. There are helpful hints on promoting better and more effective flowering, using mulch, pruning techniques and fertilisers. There is an alphabetical listing of native plants, by species, giving common names, flowering times, varieties, problems, and advice about when and how to plant. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780733309854. Our Book No: 29121. $20 AUD.

265. Stewart, Douglas; Lindsay, Norman (illustrator) (1946). Ned Kelly: A Play (2nd ed). Sydney: Shepherd Press. 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, dark blue cloth cover (gilt sketch front cover & spine lettering, little flecked), good plus condition (in fair plus dustjacket), full-page black & white plates, black & white vignettes, tide marks jacket (some bleeding red colour to reverse side, edgewear, little scratched & soiled), some tide marks top edge & fore-edge last several pages & some red bleeding (previous water contact now dry), edges lightly foxed, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This second edition is slightly revised from the original 1943 edition, and contains 18 illustrations by Norman Lindsay, which capture to perfection both the spirit of the drama and the atmosphere of the period. A script for a radio play, first performed by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in June 1942. (A suitable reference copy of this scarce book, but not a collectible copy.). Our Book No: 14861. $50 AUD.

266. Tandberg, Ron (1982). Tandberg Draws the Line: The Second Age of Tandberg. Sydney: Edward Arnold. Unnum pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, few black & white photos, light foxing edges, spine faintly creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. In addition to recent favourites this second collection of Tandberg cartoons contains work published in the mid-1960s in the satirical magazine Tom Thumb and cartoons drawn from the journal of the Victorian Secondary Teachers' Association. ISBN: 0713180528. Our Book No: 28709. $18 AUD.

267. Tarabay, Jamie (2005). A Crazy Occupation: Eyewitness to the Intifada (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 219 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner creased one page. A story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as seen through the sometimes fiery, sometimes sad eyes of the people a young Australian journalist encountered. It is also the deeply moving personal memoir of his political awakening, set amidst the carnage of the Second Intifada. ISBN: 174114650X. Our Book No: 23001. $12 AUD.

268. Treffert, Darrold A. (1990). Extraordinary People. London: Black Swan. 290 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear. By psychiatrist and consultant to the film "Rain Man". Understanding savant syndrome, a rare condition showing islands of genius, together with severe mental handicap. ISBN: 0552994049. Our Book No: 2349. $10 AUD.

269. Tucker, Barry (editor) (1991). Banana: Premiere Edition, July 1991. Sydney: Writer's News. 48 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled magazine format, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, adverts, pages lightly toned. First (and possibly only) issue of an Australian literary magazine, from the publisher of "Writer's News". SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 18219. $10 AUD.

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

271. Wade, Robyn (producer) (2008). Fresh: Favourite Recipes from Channel Nine's Number 1 Cooking Show (1st ed). Sydney, Willoughby: Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, full-page colour text-photos, small crease front cover. The recipes have been hand picked from a list of personal favourites for this special book. ISBN: 9780646493091. Our Book No: 24813. $20 AUD.

272. Walsh, Bill (2000). Lapsing into a Comma: A Curmudgeon's Guide to the Many Things That Can Go Wrong in Print - and How to Avoid Them. Chicago: Contemporary Books. 245 pp. Paperback, very good condition, top edge faintly toned, minor edgewear. Part commentary, part stylebook. Addresses not only the usual usage topics, but some new issues too new or obscure to be found in the traditional manuals. The author, from the Washington Post, strikes an often unpredictable balance between the traditional and the progressive in examining American English in the computer age. ISBN: 0809225352. Our Book No: 23396. $10 AUD.

273. Walsh, Kerry-Anne (2013). The Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the Media and Team Rudd Brought Down the Prime Minister (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corners front & back cover little creased, minor creasing covers, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of a disgraceful episode in recent Australian political history. The focus is on Team Rudd and the campaign of destabilisation in the media that had a bad effect on Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the proper running of her government. ISBN: 9781742379227. Our Book No: 27778. $15 AUD.

274. Walsh, Richard (1993). Ferretabilia: Life and Times of Nation Review. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 231 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons. Lean and nosey like a ferret - extracts from the satirical Australian newspaper, collected by its founding editor. ISBN: 0702224502. Our Book No: 13173. $15 AUD.

275. Warburton, Wayne (editor); Braunstein, Danya (editor) (2012). Growing Up Fast and Furious: Reviewing the Impacts of Violent and Sexualised Media on Children. Sydney: Federation Press. 249 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. The editors are often approached by parents and professionals who work with children, and who have heard conflicting reports about the effects of violent or sexualised media on children. Usually, they simply want to know what the scientific research has found. This book summarises the research findings in plain language. World leading scholars in disciplines such as psychology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, law and ethics discuss what we currently know about the effects of television, movies, video games, music and advertising, as well as the ethical, legal and policy implications. This book is anchored in up-to-date scientific evidence, offers plenty of helpful, practical advice, and will assist everyone with an interest in the effects of media on children to be well informed. ISBN: 9781862878235. Our Book No: 17116. $25 AUD.

276. Wendt, Jana (2007). A Matter of Principle: New Meetings with the Good, the Great and the Formidable (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 244 pp. Paperback octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, spine creased, few small creases front cover. The author, one of Australia's most experienced interviewers, connects with an eclectic mix of talented people from the Australian world of politics, entertainment, society, art, cinema, sport and architecture. ISBN: 9780522854145. Our Book No: 23202. $20 AUD.

277. Wheatley, Nadia; Buczynski, Waldemar (drawings) & Phillips, Neil (drawings) (1984). Dancing in the Anzac Deli: Based on a Screenplay by Nadia Wheatley and Terry Larsen (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 119 pp. Hardback small, good condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, pages lightly toned, light foxing edges & few pages, tiny scuff marks edges, base spine & bottom corners little rubbed, cover corners little bumped, tiny cuts top edges few pages, top corners two pages creased (bookmark), sticker (number) inside rear cover. Children's novel about Newtown (Sydney). Sequel to "Five Times Dizzy". Now part of the TV mini-series "Five Times Dizzy". Commended in the Australian Children's Book of the Year awards. ISBN: 0195545761. Our Book No: 27818. $10 AUD.

278. Wilkins, Richard (2011). Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 254 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), few sepia (brown tinted) photos, black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket, base spine little rubbed. This book is a collection of the authors favourite, most interesting and strangest star encounters. As Channel Nine's entertainment editor and the original face of MTV Australia, he has interviewed many stars including Madonna, Mick Jagger, Barbara Streisand and Mariah Carey. ISBN: 9781742571041. Our Book No: 27628. $18 AUD.

279. Willacy, Mark (2007). The View from the Valley of Hell: Four Years in the Middle East (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Australian journalist describes his four years in the Middle East as the ABC's Middle East Correspondent. From 2002 to 2006, his Jerusalem apartment sat perched over the Hinnon Valley, the Biblical 'valley of hell' - aptly symbolic. From the horror of witnessing suicide bombing carnage first-hand, to clandestine interviews with some of the most-wanted terrorist leaders, to surreal cricket matches played behind concrete blast walls in Baghdad, Mark captures the human dimension of the Middle East's tragedies. He was nominated for Walkley awards for his coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ISBN: 9781405038072. Our Book No: 23465. $25 AUD.

280. Williams, Dorian; Roberts, Peter (photos) (1967). Showing Horse Sense. London: Arthur Barker. 128 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. Jacket subtitle: For every rider who wants to become an expert. The highly experienced British rider and TV commentator provides advice for those who wish to enjoy horse riding: safely, economically and - above all - sensibly. Our Book No: 2203. $15 AUD.

281. Williams, Kim (2014). Rules of Engagement: Foxtel, Football, News and Wine: The Secrets of a Business Builder and Cultural Maestro. Melbourne: Miegunyah / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 324 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, small sticker title page. From Foxtel to News Corp, film to football, opera to business, Kim Williams is a builder of Australian businesses and media empires. He has worked with the very best in their fields, for example, Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer, Kevin Sheedy, Gail Kelly and Don Burrows. A candid, up close and very personal account of the exercise of power in the nation's leading boardrooms, political parties and media organisations. Told with a deft touch and an energetic, at times mischievous spirit, shows how much one person can achieve if they have insatiable curiosity, limitless interests and impressive discipline. ISBN: 9780522866933. Our Book No: 16842. $20 AUD.

282. Williams, Pamela (2013). Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge. Sydney: HarperCollins. 352 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, folded corner one page. An incisive, hard-hitting and utterly compelling exposure of media, powerful mates and multimillion-dollar deals. The inside story of the decline of hallowed media company Fairfax, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review. Covers 15 years of lost opportunity and mismanagement, this story culminates in Fairfax's catastrophic loss of the classified advertising market to the internet, as the famous 'rivers of gold' run dry. the savage twist in the tale is that the new companies dominating the online advertising market were not just hungry internet start-ups - but one by one, each of the new leaders in the field came under the direct influence of two traditional media tycoons, James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch, both intent on expanding their own online businesses. With exclusive and unprecedented access to both Murdoch and Packer, as well as an extraordinary line-up of Australian business leaders and influential powerbrokers, this is a powerful insiders' story of the deals, the power plays and the machinations behind the influential media organisation's decline. ISBN: 9780732297664. Our Book No: 16681. $20 AUD.

283. Williams, Robyn (2006). Unintelligent Design: Why God Isn't as Smart as She Thinks She Is (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 165 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The ABC Science Show presenter writes a short, wicked and witty debunk of Intelligent Design, which is actually just a re-design on creation science. ISBN: 1741149231. Our Book No: 25169. $10 AUD.

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

285. Wilson, Ian (1984). Jesus: The Evidence (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 207 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map. First edition. Companion book to a major TV documentary series (London Weekend Television for Channel 4) that documents the historical evidence for the existence of the founder of Christianity. Examines key historical questions, such as the evidence for the resurrection, and the extent to which the story is a product of social, cultural and political forces at the time. Everyone from committed Christian to skeptic will find this book fascinating and compelling. ISBN: 0297783254. Our Book No: 1083. $15 AUD.

286. Wood, Leonie (2007). Funny Business: The Rise and Fall of Steve Vizard (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 338 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, tiny crease fore-edge front cover, minimal edgewear. Uncovers the man behind the public persona: the well-liked Australian comedian and media personality, who later fell foul of the law over business dealings. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781741753295. Our Book No: 23408. $10 AUD.

287. Wynhausen, Elizabeth (2005). Dirt Cheap: Life at the Wrong End of the Job Market. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine faintly creased, edges minimally foxed, minor edgewear. The Australian journalist gives her account of the year she spent, going undercover, to work as factory hand, checkout worker, kitchen hand and cleaner, and attempting to live on her meagre earnings. This is the inside story of what it's like to work long hours on a production line, sorting and packing eggs, stacking dishwashers in a hotel kitchen during the day and cleaning an office at night for $13 an hour. Caustic, courageous and often funny, this book is a unique view of society. ISBN: 1405036443. Our Book No: 22479. $15 AUD.

288. Xinran (2006). What the Chinese Don't Eat (1st ed). Sydney: Vintage / Random House. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author began writing about China in her weekly column in the Guardian. In this book she has collected those pieces together for the first time to give one unique Chinese woman's perspective on the connections and differences between the lives of British and Chinese people today. ISBN: 009950152X. Our Book No: 24635. $10 AUD.

289. Yeffeth, Glenn (editor); Gerrold, David (introduction) (2003). Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix (1st ed). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny stain & bumping fore-edge, corners front cover little worn. This book examines the technological challenges, religious symbolism and philosophical dilemmas presented by the cult science fiction film "The Matrix" (1999). ISBN: 1932100024. Our Book No: 27200. $15 AUD.

290. Yergin, Daniel; Stanislaw, Joseph (1998). The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (1st p/b ed). New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 489 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Readable and in-depth examination of the current global market economy (globalization), particularly the shift of assets from central governments to private enterprise in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East analyze. The book upon which the acclaimed PBS TV series is based. ISBN: 068483569X. Our Book No: 15975. $20 AUD.

291. Yowie Man, Tim the (2001). The Adventures of Tim the Yowie Man. Sydney: Random House Australia. 299 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned, bottom edge rubbed. Tim regales his adventures in search of the unusual. Part 1: Tim cracks the mystery of location in northern Australia of the American Survivor II TV show. Part 2: Tim's quest for mystery animals, such as the yowie, Tasmanian tiger. Part 3: Tim's quest for the paranormal, eg, the ghosts of Old Parliament House. ISBN: 174051078X. Our Book No: 13447. $10 AUD.

292. Zayani, Mohamed (editor) (2005). The al-Jazeera Phenomenon: Critical Perspectives on the New Arab Media. London: Pluto Press. 223 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. Fascinating critique of Al Jazeera, the Qatari satellite TV channel (owned by the Qatari government): its politics, its agenda, its programs, and its treatment of the West. Sheds light on its coverage of regional (Arab, Middle Eastern) crises, in an attempt to gauge its impact on ordinary Arab viewers, understand its effect on an increasingly pronounced Arab public sphere, and map out the role it plays. ISBN: 0745323332. Our Book No: 14472. $20 AUD.

293. Zemanek, Marcella; Zemanek, Stan (2007). My Way, or the Highway. Sydney: New Holland. 312 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minimal edgewear. Written in the last few month's of his life with characteristic guts and fearlessness, this is pure Zemanek - but now he's ballsy and irreverent in the face of death. Written with his beloved wife, this reveals Stan's courageous and public fight against brain cancer as he continued his 14-year career as "shock jock" broadcaster on Radio 2UE. ISBN: 9781741106084. Our Book No: 15450. $20 AUD.