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1. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Lopez, Frank (illustrator) (1979). The Koala Who Stole the Water [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's picture story about a thirsty koala who steals water from the waterhole, until the other animals banish him to the trees. But he gets the last laugh as he has plenty water in the trees by chewing the gumleaves. ISBN: 0574281940. Our Book No: 13421. $25 AUD.

2. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator) (1979). Molok the Thirsty Frog [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Traditional Aboriginal children's picture folk story about the adventures of a frog. ISBN: 0574281657. Our Book No: 1571. $20 AUD.

3. Adams, L.; Adams, G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator) (1979). Wowie the River Monster (1st ed) [SRA Australian legend series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's picture book. Wowie is the biggest and most frightening monster that lived in the river many years ago. This legend tells how he battled the other animals and lost. Wowie's spirit still lives on. ISBN: 0574281886. Our Book No: 20049. $16 AUD.

4. Adams, L. & G.; McKenzie, Murray (illustrator); Saxby, Maurice (consultant) (1979). Old Man Fire [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings, small crease rear cover, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. This beautifully illustrated children's picture story tells of a raging bushfire that finally dies away, and the animals and trees can once again feel safe. ISBN: 0574281681. Our Book No: 26894. $20 AUD.

5. Adams, L. & G.; McKenzie, Murray (illustrator) (1979). The Tale of the Platypus (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, tiny scuff top spine, spine ends lightly bumped, minor foxing endpapers, minor scratches covers (minor impressions front cover), owner's rubber stamp inside front cover. An enchanting children's picture story about a platypus named Little Mooka who was swept away from his family, and the many adventures he had before he made it back home safely. ISBN: 0574281665. Our Book No: 28754. $15 AUD.

6. Adams, L. & G.; Riordan, Chris (illustrator); Saxby, Maurice (consultant) (1979). The Tale of the Kangaroo (1st ed) [SRA Australian Legend Series]. Sydney: Science Research Associates (SRA). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, spine ends & cover corners little bumped & scuffed (small tears spine edges), black texta marks front flyleaf (covers owner's names). Australian children's picture story about the legends of why a wombat has a flat head, and why kangaroos have tails. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0574282017. Our Book No: 28751. $15 AUD.

7. Ampt, Robert (1999). The Sydney Town Hall Organ: William Hill and Son's Magnum Opus. Woodford, NSW: Birralee Publishing. 208 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear, written dedication title page. The story of the Sydney Town Hall organ. The author prepared much of the material for the book, using different sources: the archives and the files of the Council of the City of Sydney, and early issues of Sydney newspapers in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, the Sydney Organ Journal, archives from the British Institute of Organ Studies, recollections and private research by Sydney music lovers and historians, and some published works. This story marks a special time in the history of Sydney, and will interest music lovers and anyone wanting to learn about Sydney Town Hall and the organ. ISBN: 1875956425. Our Book No: 28705. $40 AUD.

8. Armstrong, John; Morrison, Ron (2008). Port Stephens: The Ultimate Experience (Reprint ed). Warner's Bay, NSW: Really Bright Partners. 144 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, tiny crease front cover, minor edgewear corners. This very special lavishly illustrated book is about Port Stephens on the northern New South Wales coast. Reports on the islands, the blue waters, the beaches and the towering headlands and the people who first discovered them. ISBN: 064646633X. Our Book No: 28740. $22 AUD.

9. Arresto, C. G. H.; van Goor, S. & Jacobus, J. W. (translator) (1805). De Oost-Indien-Vaarer: Tooneelspel in Vier Bedrijven naar Het Hoogduitsch van C. G. H. Arresto (2nd ed). Amsterdam: H. Moolenijzer. 168 pp. Hardback small, good condition, no jacket, very good condition, marbled board covers (dark brown leatherette spine), vignette title page, pages little wavy (poor quality paper, minor creasing), untrimmed (edges roughly cut & toned), edgewear, minor annotation. Second edition. A play translated from German into Dutch. Title (in English): "The East-Indiaman: A stage play in three acts". Our Book No: 16590. $80 AUD.

10. Bale, Dr Patricia (2012). Kenso Kid: A Biography of an Australian Immigrant: Dr Eddie Hirst 1915 - 1993. Sydney, Kogarah: Jingzhe Li & Associates. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos at rear, figure, minor edgewear jacket (top corners creased), bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed. This biography is the story of Dr Eddie Hirst who was born in Poland, and brought to Australia as a young boy of eight. He grew up in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. He decides that he wants to be more Australian than his mates. About Eddie's exploits and encounters of the pathologist, until his untimely death in 1993. ISBN: 9780980581638. Our Book No: 28723. $30 AUD.

11. Barwick, Archie (2013). In Great Spirits: The WW1 Diary of Archie Barwick From Gallipoli to the Western Front and Home Again. Sydney: HarperCollins. 382 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition,(in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos (including frontispiece), pictorial endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (white background lightly marked), few tiny marks fore-edge. This book is a rare complete Australian soldier's diary. Archie Barwick was 24 years old when he joined the 1st AIF in late August 1914. This is the personal diary he kept throughout the war. Archie's observations of the war are by turns down-to-earth, sad, horrifying, illuminating, funny, touching. Archie's diary is a spirited and unique tribute to the Australian character and the Anzac spirit. The book has been edited by the publisher. His 16 individual notebooks are held by the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). ISBN: 9780732297183. Our Book No: 28744. $30 AUD.

12. Beckley, Peter (1985). Keeping Bees (Reprint ed) [Garden Farming Series]. London: Pelham Books. 125 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white figures, light foxing edges, light creases spine, minor edgewear. This useful book explains everything the prospective beekeeper needs to know about this absorbing and rewarding craft. There is an introduction to the honeybee and its life cycle, useful advice on how to obtain bees and equipment, and management techniques are discussed in detail, sections on bee diseases and enemies, and hygiene in the hive and apiary. ISBN: 0720714362. Our Book No: 28708. $18 AUD.

13. Betro, Maria Carmela; George, Amanda S. (translated) & Bockol, Leslie J. (editor) (1996). Hieroglyphics: The Writings of Ancient Egypt (1st stated, reprint ed). New York: Abbeville Press. 251 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece, map, black & white photos & drawings, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (bottom corner little rubbed). This complete handbook details the secrets of the hieroglyphic writing of the Nile Valley, being a still-vivid look at the gods, the people, and the everyday life of the Ancient Egyptians. This fascinating book traces the origins and the meaning of each sign, as well as its graphic stylization. There is a complete glossary, a bibliography, and an index. The book is a valuable resource for the casual reader, students and specialists. ISBN: 0789202328. Our Book No: 28745. $30 AUD.

14. Blackmore, Susan; Dawkins, Richard (foreword) (1999). The Meme Machine (1st p/b ed). Oxford: Oxford university Press (OUP). 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges faintly toned, minor edgewear. Humans are extraordinary creatures, with the unique ability among animals to imitate and so copy from one another ideas, habits, skills, behaviours, inventions, songs, and stories. These are all memes, first coined by Richard Dawkins in 1976 in "The Selfish Gene". Memes, like genes, are replicators, and this enthralling book is an investigation of whether this link between genes and memes can lead to important discoveries about the nature of the inner self. Confronting the deepest questions about our inner selves, with all our emotions, memories, beliefs, and decisions, she makes a compelling case for the theory that the inner self is merely an illusion created by the memes for the sake of replication. ISBN: 019286212X. Our Book No: 16739. $13 AUD.

15. Bonser, Phil; Woldendorp, Richard (photographer) (1988). Broome and the Pearl Coast (1st ed). Broome, WA: Phil Bonser Research and Presentation Pty Ltd. 40 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), few small scratches covers, minor edgewear, small crease fore-edge rear cover. A guide to the town of Broome, Western Australia, on the shores of Roebuck Bay, about 2200km north of Perth, and famous for its pearling industry. ISBN: 0731635388. Our Book No: 28760. $13 AUD.

16. Brokensha, Peter (1987). The Pitjantjatjara and Their Crafts (Reprint ed). Sydney / Ayers Rock: Aboriginal Arts Board Australia Council / Maruku Arts & Crafts. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, many black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A book about Aboriginal life and crafts of these Aboriginal people, who are the custodians of Uluru (formerly Ayers Rock), though mostly live in northern South Australia. ISBN: 0642935297. Our Book No: 20882. $15 AUD.

17. Burt, Denise; Ryan, Ron (photographer) (1985). I'm Not a Bear (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, top corner rear cover & spine ends little scuffed. A wonderful children's picture story about koalas, who are often wrongly called a bear. The simple text and full-page colour photos will appeal to all ages. This very special koala is giving his view on his real name. ISBN: 0340377992. Our Book No: 28755. $15 AUD.

18. Burton, Pamela; Kirby, Michael (foreword) (2010). From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 492 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, crease near spine front cover, edges & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, written gift dedication flyleaf, autograph (author's written name title page). This biography is about Mary Gaudron who in 1987 became the first female justice of the High Court of Australia. Mary was a passionate advocate of human rights, and the racism against Aborigines she saw as a child growing up in a country town shaped her career. This biography looks at her contributions to our history and law, and shows her as a dynamic woman committed to improving the lives of all Australians. ISBN: 9781742580982. Our Book No: 28718. $20 AUD.

19. Carew, Edna (1988). Keating: A Biography (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 237 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends little rubbed, top edge little foxed. This is the first full-scale biography of Paul Keating. The author has interviewed more than 100 of Keating's friends and foes, to write this mid-career biography which puts together the dramatic story of Keating's relentless rise to power. ISBN: 0043350593. Our Book No: 28729. $15 AUD.

20. Centre, Sri Chinmoy; Tutu, Desmond (foreword) (2010). The Jewels of Happiness: Inspiration and Wisdom to Guide Your Life-Journey (1st ed). London: Watkins Publishing. 214 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book contains insightful pieces of prose, practical exercises and uplifting aphorisms and verse. Peace, enthusiasm and love are addressed. The self-contained chapters combine and are very inspiring. Sri Chinmoy passed on in 2007, and his work has been extolled by leaders from many walks of life. ISBN: 9781906787974. Our Book No: 28721. $15 AUD.

21. Clarke, Dorothy; Studio, McAdam J. & J. (decorations) (1966). The Tale of Terrigal-Bill the Lizard. City Not Stated: Watkins & Murphy Pty Ltd (Printer). 46 pp. Paperback oblong, good condition, colour drawings, staples rusted, edges lightly foxed, edges & pages faintly toned, minor insect damage covers & few internal pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1966, Auslit catalogue.) A self-published children's picture story by Australian author, about a small lizard named Terrigal Bill. The story would interest older children, and the charming drawings would delight any age. Terrigal-Bill's family story is explained inside the back cover. Bill belongs to a large tribe of lizards called "Skinks". This wonderful book would enhance any book collection. The drawings bring the story to life. Our Book No: 28731. $80 AUD.

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

23. Condon, Matthew (2014). Jacks and Jokers (The Extraordinary True Story Continues) (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 466 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An exposure of corruption in the Queensland police and government. "The message was powerfully clear. If you threatened the harmony of the Joke, you didn't last long." Continues on from the bestselling "Three Crooked Kings", this sequel opens in 1976. Terry Lewis, exiled in western Queensland, is soon to be controversially appointed Police Commissioner. As for the other two original crooked kings, Tony Murphy is set to ruthlessly take control of the workings of 'The Joke', while Glen Hallahan, retired from the force, shows a keen interest in the illicit drug trade. Meanwhile, ex-cop and bagman Jack Herbert collects the payments and efficiently takes police graft to a whole new level. The Joke heralds an era of hard drugs, illegal gambling and prostitution, and leave in its wake a string of unsolved murders and a trail of dirty money. With the highest levels of police and government turning a blind eye, the careers of honest police officers and the lives of innocent civilians are threatened and often lost as corruption escalates out of control. Award-winning journalist and novelist Matthew Condon once again exposes the shocking behaviour outside the law by the law. ISBN: 9780702249969. Our Book No: 15823. $20 AUD.

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

25. Dean, Anna; Stevens, Colin (illustrator) (1993). Meggie's Magic (Reprint ed). Victoria, Ringwood: Viking Penguin. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour illustrations (mostly full-page), small crease some pages, few small closed tears jacket (light foxing & faint tide marks reverse side, bottom edge little scuffed, minor edgewear). A children's picture story about a child coping with the death of her eight-year-old sister. This is a sensitive and uplifting story about a family coming to terms with grief. The large and colourful illustrations make this a very warm and caring story for most ages. ISBN: 0670827614. Our Book No: 28713. $18 AUD.

26. Donaldson, Mark (2014). The Crossroad: A Story of Life, Death and the SAS (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 422 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. An autobiography of growing up and then becoming an important part of the Army. He was rebellious even before the death of his father, and then a few years later, his mother disappeared, presumed murdered. He credits his lifestyle change from petty crime and self-destruction to joining the army, progressing to the Special Air Service (SAS). He is the first Australian to receive the Victoria Cross (VC) for bravery since 1969. This book is the 2014 Australian Book Industry Winner for Biography of the Year. ISBN: 9781743519103. Our Book No: 28727. $18 AUD.

27. Doogue, Geraldine (editor) (2015). The Climb: Conversations With Australian Women In Power (New ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 294 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. Iconic journalist and TV presenter Geraldine Doogue turns her attention to an issue central to our times. How are we, as women, represented at the top levels of power in Australia? In candid and personal conversations with 14 women leading the way in fields as wide-ranging as business, politics, religion, education and the armed forces, she gets to the heart of what it means to be a woman in power in Australia. ISBN: 9781925240672. Our Book No: 16737. $16 AUD.

28. Downing, Brownie; Mansfield, John (1969). Tinka and His Friends (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Thomas Nelson Australia. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, no dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, tiny dent bottom edge covers, base spine little bumped, spine title little faded, faint rubber stamp flyleaf. A children's picture book about how an Aboriginal boy named Tinka made many friends in the bush. A bellbird tells folk stories to a kookaburra. The story would suit older children or adults who love children's stories. The very colourful drawings would appeal to all ages. A delightful Australian story with charming illustrations that bring a smile to anyones face. Our Book No: 28724. $20 AUD.

29. Draydon, Allan W. (2001). Men of Courage: What We Have We hold: A History of 2/25 Australian Infantry Battalion 1940 - 1945: Battle Honours, Syria, Merdjayoun, Kokoda Track, Loribaiwa, Oivi, Gorari, Gona, Lae, Nadzab, Ramu Valley, Borneo, Balikpapan (Reprint ed). Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications (AMHP). 381 pp. Hardbac small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece), maps, bottom corners covers little bumped, tiny scuff fore-edge rear cover. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The history of the 2/25th Battalion which was formed on July 1, 1940, at Grovely Camp, Brisbane. The Battalion was made up of volunteers selected from the Caloundra and Grovely Training Depots. Many men from the Darling Downs and surrounding areas were included. The author obtained records, photos and materials from Brisbane libraries, the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, the Commonwealth Army Records Office, Melbourne, and Enoggera Army Library, to compile this book. The rear of the book contain appendices which include an honour roll, poems, and anecdotes. ISBN: 0646386638. Our Book No: 28759. $200 AUD.

30. 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. $18 AUD.

31. Elliot, John; Dusty, Slim (2002). On the Road With Slim [Dusty] (1st ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 178 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white photos (many full-page), light foxing inside covers & endpapers, minor edgewear. The life of Australia's best known country music performer, Slim Dusty. This book has personal reminiscences from some of Slim's closest friends and colleagues, and includes rare photos from his early days. ISBN: 0733310508. Our Book No: 28743. $25 AUD.

32. Elwell, Thos. D. (1979). An Official Guide to the National Park of New South Wales (Facsimile ed). Sydney: National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales. 72 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, embossed cloth covers, full-page sepia (brown-tinted ) photos (including frontispiece), fold-out plan at rear, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing edges. This facsimile reprint is published in 1979 by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of New South Wales and is limited to 1000 copies of which this copy is number 585. This facsimile marks the Centenary of Royal National Park (known simply as "The National Park" until 1954) is the oldest national park in Australia having been dedicated in 1879. This book first appeared in 1893 under the authority of the Trustees of the Park. The sepia photos add a special old charm to the book which is packed with information. ISBN: 0724016848. Our Book No: 28711. $30 AUD.

33. Fitzgerald, Paul (1998). The Sydney Airport Fiasco: The Politics of an Environmental Nightmare. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 250 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, minor edgewear. Explains how Sydney Airport got its third runway, said to be Australia's worst single urban planning decision. The decision was not based on safety or effectiveness, or environmental sustainability, but a political decision, with its roots in the deep soil of party political affiliations. ISBN: 0868066729. Our Book No: 16742. $20 AUD.

34. Fletcher, Percy E. (1941). Soft Voluntaries [Curwen Edition 8871]. London: J. Curwen & Sons Ltd. 48 pp. Paperback oblong octavo, good condition, staples rusted, pages faintly toned, edgewear, base spine repaired, minor pencil annotation. Sheet music, being a series of pieces for church use, adapted for the organ, American organ, or harmonium. (Estimated date, printer's mark.). Our Book No: 4055. $15 AUD.

35. Garry, Ethel Noreen (1990). Her Life ... and How She Lived It. Bundanoon, NSW: Ethel Noreen Garry. 125 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (many full-page), small sticker mark flyleaf, minor edgewear. Fascinating autobiography of an Australian woman and her family, including living in the Northern Territory, Victoria, Sydney, Albury and Bundanoon, NSW. (ISBN not printed in the book.). ISBN: 0646004514. Our Book No: 16743. $40 AUD.

36. Gilbertson, Tamra; Reyes, Oscar (2009). Carbon Trading: How It Works and Why It Fails [Critical Currents Occasional Paper Series]. Sweden: Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. 104 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, few single-colour photos, front cover little creased, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book outlines the limitations of an approach to tackling climate change which redefines the problem to fit the assumptions of neoliberal economics. The book shows that the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, has consistently failed to 'cap' emissions, while the UN's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) routinely has environmentally ineffective and socially unjust projects which is explained by the use of case studies of CDM projects in Brazil, Indonesia, India and Thailand. Our Book No: 28716. $30 AUD.

37. Graves, Richard H. (1965). The Bushcraft Handbooks (10 volumes). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. Each booklet: 32 pp. Each booklet: Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1982.) A complete set of 10 booklets in a series ion bushcraft. 1: Ropes and cords. 2: Huts & thatching. 3: Campcraft. 4: Food and water. 5: Fire making. 6: Knots and lashings. 7: Tracks and lures. 8: Snares and traps. 9: Travel and gear. 10: Time and direction. By former commanding officer, Australian Jungle Survival & Rescue Detachment. Our Book No: 16735. $200 AUD.

38. Grogan, John; Cowdrey, Richard (illustrator) (2010). Marley and the Kittens (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-drawings (most full-page), reader creases along spine, corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book is a very funny and warm children's picture story from the writer of Marley & Me. A pair of beautiful kittens joins the family, and Marley fears he may longer be number-one. Lucky and Yow-Yow teach Marley that no one's purr-fect and they all become the best of friends after a few ups and downs. ISBN: 9780007382156. Our Book No: 28719. $10 AUD.

39. Gunaratna, Rohan (2003). Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Updated, reprint ed). New York: Berkley Books. 363 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, spine minimally creased, minor edgewear. The most detailed historical analysis available of the global terror group headed by Osama bin Laden. ISBN: 0425191141. Our Book No: 12278. $10 AUD.

40. Hanfling, Brian (1997). The Blue Mosquito (1st ed). Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand. 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, reader crease front cover near spine, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear. Young adults novel about a chain of events set off by a small repair to the family piano. Set in New Zealand. ISBN: 1869433432. Our Book No: 28730. $12 AUD.

41. Hayes, Mike (1999). Before We're Forgotten: The Spirit of Snowy River. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 174 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (few full-page), map, pages faintly toned, covers little scratched, minor edgewear corners. About the colourful people of the Snowy River Region, Gippsland, northeastern Victoria. The author has tried to present these wonderful characters including some of "The Man From Snowy River Award" winners, in the way things are in their community, often using their own words and descriptions to help tell their stories. ISBN: 0733307353. Our Book No: 28707. $15 AUD.

42. Heffernan, John; McLean, Andrew (illustrator) (2001). My Dog (Reprint ed). Sydney, Hunters Hill: Margaret Hamilton / Scholastic. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour drawings (most full-page), stickers front cover. This children's picture story is about the plight of a young boy named Alija from the former Yugoslavia. Alija's village is torn apart by the fighting and tension between neighbours of different ethnic backgrounds. He loses his mother, father, sister, aunt and grandmother, but is comforted by the companionship of a dog who is also a refugee. This book is for older children 6 years and beyond. The superb illustrations capture perfectly the landscape, mood and warmth of this very poignant story. Winner of the Book of the Year: Younger Readers, Children's Book Council of Australia. ISBN: 1876289120. Our Book No: 28706. $20 AUD.

43. Hetherington, Stephen (2003). Reality? Knowledge? Philosophy! An Introduction to Metaphysics and Epistemology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 164 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small mark top edge, minimal edgewear. This readable book offers a new way of approaching metaphysics and epistemology through links to ethical and social questions. The thought-provoking theories are blended with questions to encourage discussion and independent thought about everyday life. Written by Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney. ISBN: 0748616659. Our Book No: 28710. $18 AUD.

44. Holden, Robert (1986). Ginger Meggs Souvenir Book (A Birthday Celebration for Ginger Meggs: Congratulations to the Little Aussie Battler!). Sydney: James Hardie Library / Blaxland Gallery, Grace Bros. 12 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, pictorial card cover (stapled), colour photos (cartoons), minor edgewear. Pamphlet to accompany am exhibition in the Blaxland Gallery, Grace Bros, Sydney. Our Book No: 16738. $20 AUD.

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

46. Hundloe, Tor (2008). From Buddha to Bono: Seeking Sustainability. Melbourne, Docklands: JoJo Publishing. 341 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint toning edges, spine creased, base spine bumped, minor edgewear. Traces the development of the key disciplines underpinning modern environmental decision-making sustainability science: ecology, economics and ethics. The book looks at the ideas of the great thinkers and activists who have helped put sustainability on the cultural and political map. The author was the first Australian recognised by the award of an Order of Australia for his development and practice of an economics in line with ecological reality and ethical imperatives. He states to go forward, first we must go back. ISBN: 9780980369854. Our Book No: 28712. $18 AUD.

47. Ingleton, Lt-Commander Geoffrey. C. (1944). Charting a Continent: A Brief Memoir on the History of Marine Exploration and Hydrographical Surveying in Australian Waters From the Discoveries of Captain James Cook to the War Activities of the Royal Australian Navy Surveying Service (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 146 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover, endpapers & pages lightly toned, top edge foxed, minimal foxing fore-edge, bottom corners two pages creased, covers little scratched, bookplate inside front cover, minor written corrections, autograph (author's written name). A fascinating examination of Australian maritime surveys, at the importance of these surveys to the safety of ships and their crews. The author has attempted to show that the majority of Australian surveys were made many years ago, and that new surveys are urgently required. (Page numbers are corrected in pencil for some illustrations, on the list at the front of the book.). Our Book No: 28752. $150 AUD.

48. INXS; St John, Ed (with) & Gamblin, Yann (photos) (1992). INXS: The Official Inside Story of a Band on the Road (1st ed). Melbourne, Port Melbourne: Mandarin Octopus. 80 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), light foxing flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is INXS' first book including 100 pictures never seen before. The book is a record of their 1991 tour, with concerts in 80 cities across four continents, and it is the only book ever published with the full cooperation of the band. There are interviews with each INXS member, and photos. A unique preview of the new LP brings this exclusive and previously unseen story up-to-date [as of 1992]. ISBN: 1863302077. Our Book No: 28756. $30 AUD.

49. Jackson, Tom; Hayes, Ross (illustrator) (2007). Drumming From Top to Bottom Junior. Melbourne, Seaford: DTB Concepts. 196 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, edgewear, CD in rear pocket. A preliminary complete teach yourself drum set course, in cartoons, for students of all ages, including CD. A later book provides more detailed instructions. ISBN: 0958720428. Our Book No: 4052. $20 AUD.

50. Kalogeracos, Theo (2009). Theo & Co.: The Search For the Perfect Pizza (1st p/b ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 197 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour photos (most full-page), top corner tip front cover laminate lightly, few light scratches front cover, minor edgewear corners. The author writes about culture, family and friends and travel experiences that helped shape the award-winning recipes in this book. All aspects of pizza making, from the raw ingredients and the fine art of dough to the finished pizzas, are covered. There are step-by-step instructions, effective tips and many photos to help create your own pizza. ISBN: 9781921401404. Our Book No: 28736. $30 AUD.

51. Katan, Norma Jean; Mintz, Barbara (with) (1981). Hieroglyphs: The Writing of Ancient Egypt (Reprint ed). New York: Margaret K. McElderry / Atheneum Macmillan Publishing. 96 pp. Hardback trade, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, map, minor edgewear jacket, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge. This book is an introduction, possibly for young adults, to some of the hieroglyphs that are most commonly found on Egyptian tombs, statues, funerary objects, and amulets. This brief easy-to-read book explains the pictorial origins of these signs and what they mean. ISBN: 0689501765. Our Book No: 28747. $20 AUD.

52. Ker Wilson, Barbara; Hannay, Lorraine (illustrator) (1983). Kelly the Sleepy Koala [Australian Golden Book]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small square quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, bottom corners covers bumped, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. A wonderful children's picture story about a sleepy koala. The large illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0855587946. Our Book No: 23828. $13 AUD.

53. Kruger, Alec; Waterford, Gerard (2007). Alone on the Soaks: The Life and Times of Alec Kruger. Alice Springs, NT: IAD Press. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, crease front cover, minor edgewear. The indigenous author tells his story to provide a written record of his life for his family and the community. He was born on Christmas Day 1924 at Donkey Camp on the banks of the Katherine River. He was part of the stolen generation and was removed from his family at three years of age. Gerard Waterford spent over four years talking with Alec, and then read history records to match with the stories. This fascinating biography is the story of a very special man who learnt acceptance and compassion despite having been part of a stolen generation. Alec passed away in 2015, age 90. Alec was an author, activist and soldier. ISBN: 9781864650785. Our Book No: 28717. $20 AUD.

54. Lasenby, Jack; Finlayson, Nancy (illustrator) (1976). Rewi the Red Deer (1st ed) [Australian Golden Book Series]. Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny scuff along spine, minor foxing endpapers & title page & edges, cover corners little bumped, owner's rubber stamp inside front cover. A charming children's picture story about the friendship between a small orphaned deer and a boy named Billy. The deer named Rewi later saves Billy. The text would suit older children, and the life-like illustrations would appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0855583320. Our Book No: 28749. $10 AUD.

55. Lohrey, Amanda (2015). A Short History of Richard Kline (1st ed). Melbourne: Black Inc. 259 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny dent front cover, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. First edition. Australian novel about a middle-aged man looking for meaning in his life. The novel explores masculinity, the mystical, and our very human need for something more. The author is a previous winner of the Patrick White Literary Award. ISBN: 9781863957182. Our Book No: 28229. $16 AUD.

56. Low, Tim (1999). Feral Future: The Untold Story of Australia's Exotic Invaders (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Ringwood: Viking / Penguin Books. 380 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. About the exotic species that are invading Australia. Biologist Tim Low tells the story of this biological invasion, and he uses scientific data, fascinating stories and personal experience, to argue that bio-invasion poses a serious threat to the Australian habitat. ISBN: 0670884650. Our Book No: 28722. $17 AUD.

57. Macqueen, Kenneth; Duhig, J. V. (letter) & Lahey, Vida (biography) (1948). Adventure in Watercolour: An Artist's Story Written and Illustrated by Kenneth Macqueen: With a Letter from Professor J. V. Duhig, Biographical Summary by Vida Lahey: Also an Explanation of Technique by the Artist Himself. Sydney: Legend Press. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback folio (33.0 x 26.0 cm), dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), yellow cloth cover, colour plates (paintings) tipped-in, bottom edge untrimmed, top edge little marked, edges jacket toned & little soiled (piece missing top spine, edge tears mostly small), base spine bumped, some edgewear, written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 293 of a limited edition of 1100 autographed copies.) The renowned Australian artist was also a farmer from Queensland. Each of the 16 watercolour paintings is accompanied by a description on the facing page. They have a lyrical and decorative quality, and are inspired by his local countryside of the Darling Downs and the Moreton Bay area. Loosely inserted: greetings card (1p). Our Book No: 12596. $150 AUD.

58. Marr, David (1999). The High Price of Heaven (A Book About the Enemies of Pleasure and Freedom). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 319 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. About how Christian moral crusaders, under Prime Minister John Howard, are attacking modern Australian society. ISBN: 1865082015. Our Book No: 16588. $15 AUD.

59. Martyr, Philippa (2002). Paradise of Quacks 1788 - 2002: An Alternative History of Medicine in Australia (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Paddington: Macleay Press. 394 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), black & white text-photos & drawings (including adverts), figures, corner tips covers little creased, spine ends little bumped, few tiny marks top edge. The book starts with the British discoverers of Australia and the First Fleet. The author looks at the colonial surgeons and their crude ideas and practices. The book covers the scientific knowledge and the clamour for medical legislation in the mid-nineteenth century. The conflict in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries between university-educated practitioners and people who practiced homeopathy, electrotherapy, hydropathy, allopathy, and botanical medicine is discussed. Alternatives and Complements, 1960-2000 is covered in chapter five. ISBN: 1876492074. Our Book No: 28726. $25 AUD.

60. Matthews, Penny; McLean, Andrew (illustrator) (2005). A Year On Our Farm (Reprint ed). Adelaide, Malvern: Omnibus Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few creases covers & spine, some edgewear corners, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about the running of a farm and the seasonal changes. The charming drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 1862914923. Our Book No: 28739. $12 AUD.

61. McConnel, Ursula (1957). Myths of the Munkan [Mungkan]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 173 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in fair-good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, maps, edge piece missing top spine (flap unclipped, marked & scuffed, edgewear, reverse side toned), cloth spine faintly faded, pages faintly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Aboriginal stories from Cape York Peninsula. The author spent time among the Munkan people and gained much understanding of these very clever and gifted people. Our Book No: 22984. $140 AUD.

62. McConnel, Ursula (1957). Myths of the Munkan [Mungkan]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 173 pp. Hardback small octavo, jacket missing, fair-good condition, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, black & white photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, maps, library marks (barcodes, stickers including front cover, black texta edges & endpapers covers rubber stamps & barcodes), cloth spine little faded, pages faintly toned, internally excellent, copy 2. Aboriginal stories from Cape York Peninsula. The author spent time among the Munkan people and gained much understanding of these very clever and gifted people. Our Book No: 22984A. $70 AUD.

63. McLean, Simon; McLean, Carolina Haggstrom (collaboration) (2008). The Treacherous Travels of Tasman Turtle [Albert & Friends Series]. Brisbane: Steve Parish Publishing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, corners covers creased, light foxing title page & last page, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 2008.) A children's picture story about a baby turtle named Tasman. He has many adventures on his way to the sea. The Great Barrier Reef is the author's base for this wonderful story which will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 187593216X. Our Book No: 16745. $12 AUD.

64. Meredith, Mrs Charles [Louisa Anne]; Barrow, John (1844). Notes and Sketches of New South Wales During a Residence in That Colony From 1839 to 1844 [with] The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake with Numerous Original Letters From Him and the Lord High Admiral to the Queen and Great Officers of State (2 volumes in 1) (1st combined ed) [Murray's Colonial & Home Library]. London: John Murray. 164 +187 pp. Hardback small (18.4 x 13.0 cm), no jacket, very good condition, original red embossed cloth cover (rebacked, gilt spine lettering), edges & pages lightly toned, trace of foxing, minor edgewear, bookseller's sticker, bookplate. The first book is one the most penetrating and controversial descriptions of life in early Australia from a woman's viewpoint (when she was living at Homebush Bay, western Sydney). The second book is the second edition abridged story of Sir Francis Drake's life, voyages, and exploits. Publishers catalogue (Home and Colonial Library, 16p.) at rear. Our Book No: 21791. $120 AUD.

65. Mills, Roy (1994). Doctor's Diary and Memoirs: Ponds Party, F Force, Thai - Burma Railway. New Lambton, NSW: Roy Mills. 248 pp. Paperback small octavo, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, black & white illustrations, tables, autograph (author's written name). In 1943 Captain Roy Mills was the only doctor with over 700 Australians on the most isolated Japanese POW work camps on the Burma - Thailand Railway. The author's dairy is a personal and professional record of those terrible and significant times. ISBN: 0646194739. Our Book No: 22260. $40 AUD.

66. Morris, Jill; Richardson, Rich (illustrator) (1971). Kolo the Bush Koala (1st ed). Sydney: Golden Press. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback wide octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Kolo the bush Koala is taken to a new home where there is more food for the koalas. Kolo escaped and was rescued by an old man named Joe who took her to be with the other koalas. A delightful children's picture story about one of Australia's unique animals. Kolo is Aboriginal for koala. Our Book No: 28742. $15 AUD.

67. Morris, Leon (1996). Yirra Land Law and Language: Strong and Alive. Fitzroy Crossing, WA: Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, map, inside covers lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, tiny tear fore-edge single page, minor edgewear. About the Yirra Festival in August 1994, which was organised by the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC). The many differant language groups of the Kimberley come together for celebration and cultural exchange. Yirra (pronounced Ir-ray) is a permanent waterhole in Nyikina country on the banks of Raparapa (Fitzroy River) and is part of the Aboriginal owned Mount Anderson pastoral station about 70 kilometres from Derby. The book includes a map of Kimberley languages, and an historical and political overview of the Kimberley. The groups attending the festival include: Nyikina and Mangala, Bardi, Jaru, Ngardi and Kukatja, Wangkajunga and Walmajarri, Kija and Ngarinyin, Kija and Miriwoong, Karanypany Joonba. ISBN: 0646267841. Our Book No: 28750. $20 AUD.

68. Mowaljarlai, David; Malnic, Jutta (photos) (1993). Yorro Yorro Everything Standing Up Alive: Spirit of the Kimberley. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 226 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), black & white drawings, colour & black & white photos, endpapers little foxed, pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), top corner rear cover lightly bumped. This book has been written to promote understanding and respect for the art and rituals of the people of the Wandjina. The old tribal life in the bush has gone, so some last old-time bushmen and bushwomen handed down their knowledge, through Mowaljarlai. The colour photos bring the majestic landscape of the Kimberley alive, and Mowaljarlai's drawings bring the magic of the Kimberley to life. A very special book suitable for any age. ISBN: 187564105X. Our Book No: 28741. $25 AUD.

69. Muecke, Stephen; Matthews, Grant (photographer) (1990). Desert Designs: 26 Knits by Aboriginal Artists. Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 100 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white patterns, colour text-photos (some full-page), minor marks inside front cover, minor edgewear. Bold, very colourful and authentic, these designs are the work of some very special artists, Jimmy Pike, Doris Gingingara and Deaggidditt. Drawing on the traditions of Australian Aboriginal culture, the artists have created designs which reflect their relationship with the land, their nomadic lifestyle and the whole spiritual realm known as 'the Dreaming'. The book has patterns for sweaters, cardigans and vests which are suitable for all standards of knitters. ISBN: 0731800672. Our Book No: 22061. $15 AUD.

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

71. Murray, Paul (2006). Paul Murray: The Collection. Sydney: Wise Publications. 84 pp. Paperback folio, as new condition, card cover, full-page colour photo centre spread, black & white text-photos. Sheet music for 12 songs selected from "Feeler" and "See the Sun", arranged for piano, voice and guitar. Complete with full lyrics and guitar chord boxes, and a special lyric section. ISBN: 1921029137. Our Book No: 7818. $20 AUD.

72. Neziroglu, Fugen; Khemlani-Patel, Sony; Santos, Melanie T. (2012). Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Reclaiming Your Life. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications. 209 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edgewear. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a debilitating anxiety condition that keeps sufferers fixated on their imagined ugliness and, very often, trapped in their homes. BDD compels sufferers to pick at their skin, undergo repeated cosmetic treatments and surgeries, and attempt to hide perceived bodily and facial defects from others. Offers BDD individuals a practical guide to the mindfulness, acceptance, and exposure and response prevention and self-help strategies that can help them overcome the disorder. Presented by lead author Fugen Neziroglu, an anxiety expert regularly featured on the Tv program show "Hoarders". ISBN: 9781608821495. Our Book No: 4048. $15 AUD.

73. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1985). Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania. Volume II: 1834 - 1842 (Parts I, II & III) and Gazetteer of Tasmanian Shipping 1803 - 1842 (Part IV) [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 212 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, typewritten text, endpaper maps, small black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. The second volume on Tasmanian shipping arrivals and departures, containing 5000 entries, mainly in and out of Hobart and Launceston, and including 317 shipwrecks. Also includes other reports and events of a nautical nature. The gazetteer covers the whole time span of both volumes (that is, 1803 - 1842). ISBN: 0909434247. Our Book No: 16757. $35 AUD.

74. Nowra, Louis (2013). Kings Cross: A Biography. Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 500 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, light crease near spine front cover, minor edgewear. The author traverses the history and the future of his beloved neighbourhood, Kings Cross, an inner eastern suburb of Sydney. He also writes about the story of a different cross, one that for 50 years was the vanguard of modern architecture, design, fashion, music, sexual diversity, freedom for women, and a place refugees called home. Written by the celebrated playwright, author and screenwriter who has been a long-time resident of Kings Cross. ISBN: 9781742233260. Our Book No: 28732. $30 AUD.

75. Officer Just Returned, An (1978). An Authentic & Interesting Narrative of the Late Expedition to Botany Bay as Performed by Commodore Phillips & the Fleet of the Seven Transport Ships under His Command [etc] (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no 12]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 48 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, navy blue cloth cover (embossed edges, gilt spine lettering), black & white frontispiece, minor scuffing front endpapers, copy 2. (Limited edition, 800 copies.) Title ends: and Safe Arrival on the Coast of New Holland, with Particular Descriptions of Jackson's Bay & Lord Howe Island". An anonymous account, by an officer, of the First Fleet's departure from Plymouth (April 1787) to its author's embarkation on The Prince of Wales for his return voyage to England (14 July 1788). The first available firtshand description of events at Botany Bay, Port Jackson and Norfolk Island. Originally published in two versions, Aberdeen & London, 1789. Both title pages and one preface are reproduced here in facsimile, but the text of the London edition has been re-set (retaining original spelling, etc.) because it was too poor to reproduce in facsimile. ISBN: 0908120109. Our Book No: 16302A. $30 AUD.

76. Oliver, Bill (1997). Sugar in the Blood. Sydney: Bill Oliver / Fast Books, Wild & Woolley. 138 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, barcode sticker inside rear cover, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. This autobiography is about his life in India as a small child, and his journey to Australia at the age of six. He relates his 37 years in the sugar industry, where he made many friends in and outside CSR Ltd. The book is a collection of the more light hearted memories and events in his life. ISBN: 0646325434. Our Book No: 28753. $15 AUD.

77. Parker, Gordon (editor) (2012). Bipolar II Disorder: Modelling, Measuring and Managing (2nd ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 283 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, tables, few tiny dents rear cover, light crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear. Second edition. Bipolar depression is now known to exist as a spectrum of disorders rather than a single disease entity. Bipolar II Disorder exists on this spectrum as a condition where the depressive episodes are as severe as in Bipolar I Disorder, but where the mood elevation states are not as extreme. This unexpected combination can lead to a failure to detect a condition thought to affect up to 6% of the population. The only academic and clinical management review focussing entirely on bipolar II, covering history, epidemiology, burden and neurobiology, and including a clinical debate by international experts about effective management strategies. New chapters cover comorbidity, over-represented personality styles, illness 'trajectories' and distinguishing bipolar II from personality-based emotional dysregulation states. The book will be suitable reading for all health professionals managing mood disorders, and helpful information for patients looking for information about their condition and treatment options. ISBN: 9781107600898. Our Book No: 28728. $60 AUD.

78. Penney, Ian (illustrator); Trust, National (1998). The National Trust ABC. London: National Trust (Enterprises) Ltd. Unnum 30 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine creased). This charming collection of illustrations goes through the alphabet, with each object set at a well-known National Trust property in Britain. Hidden within each picture is a National Trust acorn. A fun and educational way to learn the alphabet. ISBN: 0707802598. Our Book No: 28737. $15 AUD.

79. Plumbridge, W. H. (1920). How to Play the Guitar. London: John E. Dallas & Sons. 42 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, stapled, pages faintly toned, minimal foxing front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1920s, or later reprint.) A sheet music guide to playing the guitar by the well-known British teacher of guitar during the early 1900s. Our Book No: 4049. $30 AUD.

80. Reason, James (2009). Human Error (Modern ed). New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, corner tips front & back cover little creased, small bump spine ends, few minor creases, minor edgewear. Examines the disciplinary gulf between psychological theory and those concerned with maintaining the reliability of hazardous technologies. Originally published, 1990. ISBN: 9780521314190. Our Book No: 28725. $20 AUD.

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

82. Ryan, Judith; Akerman, Kim (with) (1993). Images of Power: Aboriginal Art of the Kimberley. Victoria: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). 132 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white reproductions, frontispiece, rear cover lightly marked (white background), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove database.) The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents this exhibition to show the important work of artists working in the Kimberley district of northwestern Australia. ISBN: 0724101608. Our Book No: 28748. $30 AUD.

83. Ryan, Peter (1997). Lines of Fire: Manning Clark and Other Writings. Binalong, NSW: Clarion Editions. 255 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings & photos. Essays by a conservative critic. Peter Ryan was awarded the military medal for gallantry as a 19-year-old soldier in New Guinea. He became Australia's most distinguished publisher as director of Melbourne University Press from 1962 to 1988. In his spare time he is an author, newspaper columnist and reviewer. ISBN: 0909759030. Our Book No: 20807. $10 AUD.

84. Sexton, R. T. (1990). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: South Australia 1627 - 1850: A Guide for Genealogists and Maritime Historians [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Gould Books / Roebuck Society. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few maps & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This essential reference book has three parts: the Exploring Era, which commenced with the discovery of Pieter Nuyts Land by the Dutch in 1627; the Sealing Era; and the Colonial Period, following the establishment of the Province of South Australia in 1836. A ship index provides basic dimensions and the name of the builder where known, indicating the years which should be searched for entries about a specific ship. A person index indicates the name of vessels associated with nearly 3000 companies or individuals mentioned. Features include: the grouping together of all voyages made by a particular vessel within each year; a chronological list of all shipping arrivals at Port Adelaide, 1836-1850; the cargo and notable passengers carried; rig, tonnage, place and date of building; dimensions and name of builder where known; details of ownership for South Australian vessels; index and guide to the location of illustrations; and models known to exist. ISBN: 0947284192. Our Book No: 16755. $28 AUD.

85. Sexton, R. T. (1990). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: South Australia 1627 - 1850: A Guide for Genealogists and Maritime Historians [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Gould Books / Roebuck Society. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few maps & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. This essential reference book has three parts: the Exploring Era, which commenced with the discovery of Pieter Nuyts Land by the Dutch in 1627; the Sealing Era; and the Colonial Period, following the establishment of the Province of South Australia in 1836. A ship index provides basic dimensions and the name of the builder where known, indicating the years which should be searched for entries about a specific ship. A person index indicates the name of vessels associated with nearly 3000 companies or individuals mentioned. Features include: the grouping together of all voyages made by a particular vessel within each year; a chronological list of all shipping arrivals at Port Adelaide, 1836-1850; the cargo and notable passengers carried; rig, tonnage, place and date of building; dimensions and name of builder where known; details of ownership for South Australian vessels; index and guide to the location of illustrations; and models known to exist. ISBN: 0947284192. Our Book No: 16755A. $28 AUD.

86. Southall, Brian (2012). The Rise & Fall of EMI Records. London: Omnibus Press. 340 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. EMI was founded in 1931. In a visionary move for the gramophone age, it manufactured both hardware (recording and playback equipment) and software (records and tapes). For over 50 years, EMI dominated both sectors, its music division eventually becoming the most successful in the world with a roster that at various times included The Beatles, Maria Callas, Frank Sinatra, Cliff Richard, Pink Floyd, The Beach Boys, Queen, Robbie Williams, The Spice Girls, Kate Bush and Kylie Minogue. Then in the 1990s, things started to go wrong. This is the continuing saga of Britain's greatest music company as it faces an uncertain future under new ownership. The massive debts incurred have finally taken it to the brink of a break-up. ISBN: 9781780380759. Our Book No: 16752. $15 AUD.

87. Stalnaker, Aaron (2006). Overcoming Our Evil: Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine [Moral Traditions Series]. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor crease rear cover corner, small crush top edge front cover & first few pages, light crease front cover near spine, minor edgewear. This book has its main focus on how ethical and religious commitments are conceived, articulated, and nurtured through methodical practices that guide aspirants through alternative territories of sin and salvation, ignorance and wisdom, or suffering and bliss. He discusses and compares the moral psychologies of Augustine (Christian) and Xunzi (Chinese philosopher). ISBN: 9781589015036. Our Book No: 28757. $25 AUD.

88. Stanton, John E. (1989). Painting the Country: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, faint foxing last page, creases along spine, black background little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is focused, within the constraints imposed, on the images of 'country' depicted by a number of artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, including culturally contiguous areas in the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0855642890. Our Book No: 28758. $20 AUD.

89. 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. $30 AUD.

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

91. Syme, Marten E. (1984). Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Victorian Ports, Volume 1, 1798 - 1845 [Roebuck Society Publication]. Melbourne: Roebuck Society. 298 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), typewritten text, endpaper maps, minor edgewear. This catalogues contains lists of shipping movements listed by destination: Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Cape Otway, Apollo Bay, Western Port, Waratah Bay/Andersons Inlet, Wilson's Promontory, Sealers Cove, Corner Inlet/Welshpool, Port Albert and Gabo Island. Compiled from newspaper reports, customs, pilots and other government records, and the records of other Colonial ports, and including passenger numbers and cargo if known. ISBN: 0909434255. Our Book No: 16749. $30 AUD.

92. Tacey, David (2011). Gods and Diseases (1st ed) [Making Sense of Our Physical and Mental Wellbeing]. Sydney: HarperCollins. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. First edition. Tacey teaches at La Trobe University, and is an authority on Jungian psychology, and spirituality and mental health. In his latest book, he argues that many problems in today's society (eg, child abuse, alcoholism, drug addiction, suicide) cannot be resolved purely by reason, logic or medical science. We must turn to spirituality and "meaning-making" to make sense of our physical and mental wellbeing. ISBN: 9780732292171. Our Book No: 14323. $40 AUD.

93. 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.

94. Trezise, Percy (1990). The Peopling of Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Collins / Angus & Robertson. Unnum 30 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creasing covers & pages, faint foxing front flyleaf, light toning inside covers, rear cover little faded, owner's written name. A beautifully illustrated children's picture book about the peopling of Australia, starting from Gondwanaland and the dinosaurs to the development of the spiritual Aboriginal civilization throughout the continent, ending with the arrival of the First Fleet (a civilisation based on material values). ISBN: 0207170371. Our Book No: 28704. $15 AUD.

95. Turnbull, John (1806). John Turnbull's Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1804: Nebst einer Genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societats- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem Gegenwartigen Zustande. Wein (Vienna): In Kommission bei Anton Doll. 438 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition, marbled papered board cover (spine label, corners bumped), two black & white plates (lithographs), foldout map at rear, pages lightly toned (text only) & creased, edges speckled & lightly foxed, sticker & rubber stamp (minimal EX-LIBRARY). Translation: "John Turnbull's travel around the world in the years 1800 to 1804: together with a precise detailing of the English convict colonies in New Holland, and the existing Society and Sandwich Islands [Tahiti and Hawaii] in the present day". A German translation of the first edition published in London in 1805. Records his commercial trading voyage aboard the trading ship Margaret, and includes extensive accounts of Botany Bay, as well as Norfolk Island. Our Book No: 16748. $400 AUD.

96. Washburn, Michael (1994). Transpersonal Psychology in Psychoanalytic Perspective (Reprint ed) [SUNY Series in the Philosophy of Psychology]. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press (SUNY Press). 367 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover creased, corner tips last few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Provides a psychoanalytic foundation for transpersonal psychology. Using psychoanalytic theory, he explains how ego development both prepares for and creates obstacles to ego transcendence. Eastern and Western sources are used to discuss spiritual development. ISBN: 0791419541. Our Book No: 28714. $30 AUD.

97. Weisman, Alan (1999). Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World (Reprint ed). White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, maps, base spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. A group of Colombian visionaries and technicians in 1971 decided to prove they could thrive in one of the most brutal environments: their country's barren, rain-leached eastern savannas. For more than three decades the scientists, artisans, peasants, ex-street kids, and Guahibo Indians, living in a village named Gaviotas, invented wind turbines that convert mild tropical breezes into energy, solar collectors that work in the rain, soil-free systems to raise edible and medicinal crops, and ultra-efficient pumps to tap deep aquifers that are hooked up to children's see-saws. The United Nations named the village a sustainability model for the developing world. In the shelter of millions of Caribbean pines, which the Gaviotans planted as a renewable crop, an unexpected miracle has happened: an ancient native rainforest has regenerated. ISBN: 1890132284. Our Book No: 28720. $30 AUD.

98. Westcott, Patsy (2005). Food Solutions: Rheumatism & Arthritis: Recipes & Advice to Stop the Pain (Revised ed). London: Hamlyn / Octopus. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover. A self-help book about beating the pain of arthritis, including self-help, orthodox remedies, complementary therapies and nutrition. Includes over 60 recipes to break the cycle of discomfort. ISBN: 0600610586. Our Book No: 16754. $10 AUD.

99. White, Patrick (1994). The Vivisector (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 617 pp. Paperback thick small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Novel in which Hurtle Duffield is incapable of loving anything except what he paints. The people who court him are, above all, the victims of his art, and he dissects their weaknesses with cruel precision. The Australian author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. ISBN: 9780099324614. Our Book No: 4049. $15 AUD.

100. Wilson, Edward O. (1998). Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (1st p/b ed). London: Little, Brown & Company. 374 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages & edges lightly toned, corners front cover creased, spine creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. American biologist argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for consilience - the proof that everything in our world is organised in terms of a small number of fundamental natural laws which comprise the particles underlying every branch of learning. He draws on the arts, philosophy, religion, psychology, anthropology, biology and physical sciences to show why the goals of the original Enlightenment are coming back to life, and reappearing on the frontiers of science. ISBN: 0316647357. Our Book No: 28738. $20 AUD.

101. Wilson, Hilary (1993). Understanding Hieroglyphs (1st ed). London: Michael O'Mara Books. 192 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-drawings, maps, tables, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), faint foxing top edge. The author has used translations of hundreds of the most commonly used hieroglyphs by providing easy-to-use tables, and examples from monuments, documents and museum exhibits. There are dozens of line drawings, tables and maps to interest anyone who wants to read some of the hieroglyphs which are found not only in Egypt but in museums throughout the world. ISBN: 1854791648. Our Book No: 28761. $20 AUD.

102. Winch, John (2010). The Old Woman Who Loved to Read (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Ashton Scholastic. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, covers little creased, minor edgewear. The old woman moved to the country, thinking she would have plenty of time to read, but the ups and downs of rural life kept her very busy. This delightful children's picture book with the easy-to-read text and full-colour full-page drawings will suit all ages. ISBN: 9781865048055. Our Book No: 28746. $14 AUD.

103. Zuckerman, Gregory (2013). The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Energy Revolution. London: Portfolio / Penguin Books. 404 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, laminate top edge front cover lightly lifting, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. Explains the meaning of fracking, which is hydraulic fracturing of extremely dense shale to extract natural gas, and how dangerous it is. The author gained exclusive access to the frackers, enabling him to write the untold story of how they transformed the world. This dramatic story tracks brutal competition among headstrong drillers, and the angry opposition brought about by this revolution. ISBN: 9780670923570. Our Book No: 28702. $20 AUD.