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1. Abbott, Pamela (editor); Sapsford, Roger (editor) (1997). Research into Practice: A Reader for Nurses and the Caring Professions (2nd ed) [Social Science for Nurses and the Caring Professions]. Buckingham: Open University Press. 163 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Second edition. ISBN: 0335196950. Our Book No: 11884. $12 AUD.

2. Andrews, Dr Arthur (1921). Australasian Tokens & Coins: A Handbook (1st ed). Sydney: Trustees Mitchell Library / Public Library of New South Wales. 163 + 61 pp. Hardback small quarto, red cloth covers, gilt title front board & spine, gilt coin front cover, very good condition, black & white plates at rear, endpapers lightly toned, edges & pages lightly toned, few tiny marks top edge, spine ends little rubbed, top corner front board bumped, corner tips on boards little rubbed. First edition. This is a catalogue issued by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, originally intended as a catalogue of the Australian tokens and coins in the Mitchell Library. It was enlarged to include descriptions of all known varieties. There are 61 pages of plates at the rear of the book (holey dollar depicted on front cover and spine). A brief historical introduction is included, as well as chapters on copper and bronze tokens, an alphabetical list of Australasian copper and bronze tokens with description of over 640 varieties, lists of issuers in the various colonies, holey dollars and dumps, Australian pattern shillings and sixpence, Australian gold coins, and the Sydney and Melbourne and Perth mints from 1855 to 1920. A great publication for anyone interested in Australasian coins and tokens. Our Book No: 29072. $140 AUD.

3. Arthur, Ruth M.; Turvey, R. M. (illustrator) (1950). The Crooked Brownie [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 62 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (some hand-coloured), black & white plates, staples rusted, cover base spine torn (archival tape repair), pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, faint price sticker marks, rubber shop stamp, owner's written name. No 353 in this series for ages 8 to 9 years. A story about a brownie (small goblin). (Estimated date, 1950, McLaren no. 353e, G3721. Originally published in 1936 by Harrap, London. Rubber stamp of Anthony Horderns. Written name of Lynette Wood, Lakemba, Class 5A.). Our Book No: 16954. $20 AUD.

4. Avenell, Edith Florence (Queenie); Richardson, Pat (editor); Skinner, Anne (editor) (2012). Queenie: A Personal Snapshot of World War 1 Through the Letters of a Queensland Army Nurse 1915 - 1917 (1st ed). City Not Stated: BookPal. 162 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This is the detailed, moving and often entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young woman's perception of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Edith was Queensland's youngest hospital matron at just 25 years old. Edith enlisted in the Australian Army Nursing Service the day after the ANZAC troops landed at Gallipoli and was to nurse "her boys" in Egypt, France, England and Australia until 1917. Captures the ANZAC spirit. ISBN: 9781742841991. Our Book No: 29050. $40 AUD.

5. Barnosky, Anthony D.; Hadly, Elizabeth A. (2015). End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth? London: William Collins / HarperCollins. 264 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, remainder stripes. Two leading American biological environmentalists provide a wide ranging examination of numerous environmental and social problems facing the earth, including overconsumption, population growth, dwindling natural resources, climate change, disease, contamination, storms, thirst and war. Understanding the scientific underpinnings of these problems ensures a viable future for humanity. ISBN: 9780007575664. Our Book No: 4143. $18 AUD.

6. Bassett, Marnie (1992). The Governor's Lady: Mrs Philip Gidley King (Reissue ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 131 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, bottom corner rear cover little creased, faint toning free flyleaves, minor foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear. The adventurous life of Mrs King, who traveled with her husband, Governor Philip King, to the outposts of Sydney and Norfolk Island, far from the niceties of her English home. Mrs King recorded her observations of their life in a journal. This book is charming, full of interest and lively detail. The book provides an enjoyable look at Australian society in the early years. Originally published, 1940. ISBN: 0522844995. Our Book No: 29077. $15 AUD.

7. Beadell, Len; Penney, W. G. (foreword) (2006). Blast the Bush (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 212 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings (cartoons), rear cover scratched, minor edgewear, owner's written name. When the time came to explore part of Australia's outback for a nuclear weapons testing program, Len Beadell was the natural choice to select and help prepare the site (Maralinga) and roads for an historic detonation in the lonely South Australian back country. With his characteristic humour and embellished with his own cartoons, he tells the story of the people who worked on the project, and he recounts the sequence of events that led up to the gigantic explosion that blasted the bush. ISBN: 1864367369. Our Book No: 4146. $15 AUD.

8. Bennett, Rodney (1950). The Unexpected Christmas [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 80 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings (two hand-coloured), cover little marked (staples rusted), fore-edge little stained, patchy foxing edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, shop sticker. No 368 in this series for ages 8 to 10 years. A story about preparing for Christmas celebrations. (Estimated date, 1950, McLaren no. 368, G2752. Anthony Horderns sticker front cover.). Our Book No: 16948. $15 AUD.

9. Bennett, Rodney; Aris, Ernest (illustrator) (1951). Adventures of Hoppity Bobtail [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 128 pp. Paperback, good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, staples rusted, covers toned (front cover scuffed), pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed (some page edges also), minor edgewear. No 218 in this series for ages 7 to 9 years. A story about the adventures of rabbits. (Estimated date, 19xx, McLaren no. 218e, G3822. Originally published, London, 1942.). Our Book No: 16952. $15 AUD.

10. Bennett, Rodney; Whydale, E. Herbert (illustrator) (1953). The Marvellous Adventures of Percy Pig [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 114 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, staples rusted, minor foxing covers & edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. No 215 in this series for ages 7 to 9 years. A story about farm animals. (Estimated date, 1953, McLaren no. 215f, G3722. Originally published, 1935. Rubber stamp of Anthony Horderns.). Our Book No: 16949. $20 AUD.

11. Bently, Peter; Mendez, Simon (illustrator) (2011). Muddypaws Goes to School (1st ed). Bath: Parragon. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket. A delightful children's picture story about a very special puppy. Muddypaws follows Ben to school. The cute illustrations will bring joy to any age. ISBN: 9781445436807. Our Book No: 29046. $15 AUD.

12. Birch, Charles (1981). Confronting the Future: Australia and the World - the Next Hundred Years (1st, reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 360 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear corners, owner's rubber stamps. A wise and compassionate book which argues that there are humane solutions to human's many dilemmas, but if we are to survive the next 100 years we must act now and transform Western civilization (sustainable population, technology, environment, cities, etc.). By emeritus professor of biology, University of Sydney. ISBN: 0140219374. Our Book No: 11205A. $10 AUD.

13. Bohny, Nicholas (1982). The New Picture Book, being Pictorial Lessons on Form, Comparison, and Number, for Children Under Seven Years of Age, with Explanations [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 36 pp. Hardback oblong folio, very good plus condition, colour plates, pictorial board cover (red cloth spine), in cardboard slipcase. Facsimile edition. The 36 single-sided pages of colour drawings, two or three per page, each picture of familiar things, has a caption underneath asking questions about the picture. Originally published in Germany, 1850, then (English translation) in Edinburgh by Edmonston & Douglas, 1858. By German educator, who believed that children initially learn by doing and visualising pictures. Inspired by Froebel's Kindergarten movement, involving creative play. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16943. $50 AUD.

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

15. Bowden, Tim (2004). Spooling Through: An Irreverent Memoir. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 346 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, old price marks. Cheeky larrikin autobiography of the distinguished Australian ABC radio and TV producer. Tim spins yarns about his life adventures, both in Australia and overseas. How did an eager young cadet from Tasmania take on the world to become a wide-ranging foreign correspondent. ISBN: 1741144574. Our Book No: 20087. $10 AUD.

16. Bridges, Hilda (1949). Connie of the Fourth Form [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 88 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, black & white drawings, spine cover little faded (staples rusted), pages faintly toned, small ink stain fore-edge, faint patch title page (cover colour), minor edgewear, shop sticker. No 542 in this series for ages 10 to 12 years. A story about school children. (Estimated date, 1949, McLaren no. 542c, G3731. Originally published, 1930. Sticker of Anthony Horderns.). Our Book No: 16950. $25 AUD.

17. Bromby, Robin (compiler) (1983). Early Trams of Sydney: Photographs from the Field Collection at the Mitchell Library. Sydney, Neutral Bay: Cromarty Press. 64 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. This booklet is about the early trams of Sydney. The first steam trams ran in 1879 and within 19 years the city had the largest steam tram network in the world. The many photos make this a fascinating look at an important part of Sydney's history. ISBN: 0949675059. Our Book No: 29078. $18 AUD.

18. Cabot, Sandra (2009). Help for Depression and Anxiety: How to Have a Happy and Healthy Nervous System (Reprint ed). Camden, NSW: WHAS Pty Ltd. 135 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, figures, minor edgewear. A popular medical doctor provides a holistic plan to address all the factors that may be overloading your nervous system. Includes lists at the back for online resources. ISBN: 9780975743720. Our Book No: 29059. $12 AUD.

19. Christensen, Larry B. (2007). Experimental Methodology (Pearson International Edition) (10th ed). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. 528 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Tenth edition. This book is written at the undergraduate level and is intended to be used in the undergraduate research methods course. Takes into account the increasing use of the internet by psychologists to conduct their research studies and in this edition has included the changes in the methodology used by researchers in an effort to make the contents of the book current. The material is presented in as simple and straightforward a manner as possible. ISBN: 0205504671. Our Book No: 27661. $40 AUD.

20. City Council, Willoughby (2014). There's Something in the Water: A Compilation of Children's Short Stories and Artworks [Wildlife Story Book Series]. Sydney, Chatswood: Willoughby City Council. 62 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, illustrated thick card covers, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, white background lightly marked rear cover, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book of short stories is part of an educational project designed to facilitate 'kids teaching kids' about local wildlife in the Willoughby area on Sydney's north shore. Year 5 classes at each primary school in Willoughby were asked to focus on their local water catchment and the wildlife that depends on it. An educational talk was given to the students so they could learn more about the Willoughby waterways and the animals that live in ponds, creeks, the Lane Cove River, and Middle Harbour. The children then wrote a story (and created art) on a particular animal, and read the story to a younger student. This book contains the winning stories from the participating schools. ISBN: 9780646927251. Our Book No: 29042. $20 AUD.

21. Clune, Frank (1951). Hands Across the Pacific (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 302 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, endpaper map (lightly toned & foxed), pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges, reverse side jacket little toned (small loss bottom edge & spine top edge, little chipped, small tide marks bottom edge), slight colour loss bottom corners covers. First edition. This fascinating book sees the author with his wife, Brown Eyes, travelling to the Hawaiian Islands, Canada, and Alaska. He had not visited Canada since before World War 1. He writes about hula-hula dancers, totem-poles, volcanoes, moose, nuggets, Niagara Falls and other adventures, in a book packed with diverse subjects and lots of photos. Printed dedication on frontispiece: "To my friend Mr Frank Clune with very kind regards and all good wishes, Louis S Laurent 8th June, 1950. Our Book No: 29064. $20 AUD.

22. Clune, Frank (1958). Flight to Formosa: A Holiday and Fact-Finding Tour of Nationalist China's Fortress of Freedom and the Ports of Hong Kong and Macao (1st & only ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 272 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpaper map, edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned & marked, chipped, corners jacket worn, closed tears top spine, bottom edge rear flap worn), corners rear cover little bumped. In a visit of five weeks to Formosa (later Taiwan), the author closely investigated the present political situation there. He interviewed president Chiang Kai-shek, Madame Chiang and leaders of the Nationalist Government. This fascinating book is full of interesting information on the progress that has been made under democratic government on Formosa since the exodus of the Nationalists from the mainland of China in 1949. Our Book No: 29067. $18 AUD.

23. 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.

24. Cole, Ida J. L. (1949). Koo the Kookaburra (Reprint ed) [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white drawings (many hand-coloured), minor edgewear, owner's written name, copy 2. Estimated date: 1949 (G3046, McLaren 360b, reprint of 1941 edition). No 360 in the story books series. Australian nature story for children and young adults. (Written name, in child's script: Lynette Wood, Lakemba.). Our Book No: 8967A. $10 AUD.

25. Comenius, Johann A.; Hoole, Charles (translator) (1982). Orbis Sensualium Pictus: Visible World [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 204 pp. Hardback very small, very good plus condition, light brown board cover (gilt lettering), black & white drawings, text in two columns, in cardboard slipcase. Facsimile edition. Facsimile of the classic children's education book (12th English edition, 1777, with woodcuts replacing the previous engravings). His book pioneered the use of pictures to teach children about the world. Originally published in Germany in 1657. The first English edition (The Visible World) was in 1658. Parallel text in English and Latin. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16958. $25 AUD.

26. Committee, Infants Reading; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, olive flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings (some full-page), covers lightly creased, minor edgewear, minimal annotation (single letter title page). Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 2998. $12 AUD.

27. Committee, Infants Reading; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1962). Stories to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, blue flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear, copy 1. Estimated date: 1962 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl and boy on roundabout horse. First story: The Circus. Our Book No: 1669. $15 AUD.

28. Committee, Infants Reading; Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1962). Stories to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good plus condition, blue flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear, copy 2. Estimated date: 1962 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl and boy on roundabout horse. First story: The Circus. Our Book No: 1669A. $20 AUD.

29. Cooper, Russell (1997). Shark Bay Legends. Perth & Geraldton: L. J. Cogan & Rawlhouse Publishing. 281 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text plates, map, minor edgewear, corner tips covers little bent, top corner two pages creased. His account of the development of the early life in Shark Bay, through to the present day. Shark Bay was the first landfall in Western Australia for many of the early explorers. After the British settlement of the Swan River Colony in 1829, hundreds of men of many different races were attracted to Shark Bay between 1850 and 1874, in the hope of making their fortunes in the guano, pearling, sandalwood and pastoral industries. The author states that the book is written from an inside point of view, as he has spent time there both commercially and socially, for more than fifty years. ISBN: 0958740607. Our Book No: 29047. $30 AUD.

30. Cozzolino, Mimmo; Rutherford, G. Fysh (with); Blainey, Geoffrey (introduction) & Adams, Phillip (introduction) (1980). Symbols of Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 192 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, many black & white drawings, corner front cover creased, few pages minimally creased), spine faintly faded & creased, minor edgewear, bookplate prelim page (does not obscure text). First edition (this edition does not have the colour supplement). Amazing reference compilation of trademarks, packaging and advertising graphic arts - highly symbolic of Australian culture for the past 100 years. The Aborigines, flora and fauna, places, people, local language and historical events are all moulded into our commercial heritage, ranging from quaint visual puns to blatant racism. ISBN: 0140700943. Our Book No: 2550. $30 AUD.

31. Crane, Walter (1982). The Alphabet of Old Friends / Puss in Boots (2 books) [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. Unnum 16 + Unnum 20 pp. Each book: Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour plates (drawings), both in the same cardboard slipcase. Facsimile edition. Two classic children's picture books in verse, with interleaved blank pages (Walter Crane's artistic "toy books"). Crane's Puss in Boots was published in 1897, and his alphabet book was published in 1875. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16955. $50 AUD.

32. Dadrian, Vahakn N. (2003). The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus (6th revised ed). New York: Berghahn Books. 460 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers slightly lifting, minor edgewear. This study offers an authoritative analysis by presenting the Armenian tragedy as a case study of genocide and by seeing it as a historical process in which a domestic conflict escalated and was consumed by a global war. This book contains the results of 20 years of research and analysis. ISBN: 1571816666. Our Book No: 16961. $35 AUD.

33. 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.

34. Dessaix, Robert (2001). Corfu: A Novel (1st ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 346 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges lightly toned, spine ends & cover corners lightly rubbed, faint foxing edges & reverse side jacket, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. Novel set in a village on the island of Corfu, alone in the cottage of a man he has never met, a young Australian actor pieces together the strange life story of the writer whose house he is living in. Inspired by the life of the little known Australian writer Kester Berwick, this book is about friendship, love, the ordinary and extraordinary, exile and home. Set in the Greek Islands, Adelaide and the suburbs of London. ISBN: 033036278X. Our Book No: 29086. $14 AUD.

35. Dickinson, Emily; Reeves, James (2008). Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson (Modern reprint ed) [Poetry Bookshelf]. Oxford: Heinemann Educational. 113 pp. Paperback small, very good condition. The reclusive 19th-century American poet is not appreciated as important. This selection is based on the definitive text of Thomas H. Johnson. ISBN: 9780435150235. Our Book No: 18209. $10 AUD.

36. Donaldson, Andrew; Hendy, Roy (1942). City of Sydney: Civilian Aid Services. Sydney: City of Sydney. 24 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: To provide for the temporary feeding, clothing, shelter and general care of civilians rendered homeless by enemy action. Donaldson was Civilian Aid Officer, and Hendy was the Town Clerk. Our Book No: 11813. $10 AUD.

37. Doyle, Richard (1982). In Fairy-Land: Pictures From the Elf-World, with a Poem by William Allingham [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 31 pp. Hardback very large folio (390 x 275 mm), very good plus condition, colour plates (including drawings), pictorial embossed dark green cloth cover (gilt decoration & borders & lettering), gilt edges, in cardboard slipcase. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile edition. Originally published by Longmans, Green in 1870. The 31 single-sided pages contain 16 colour plates interleaved with poetic text. The illustrator was the uncle of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who was a lifetime believer in fairies. Allingham was an Irish poet associated with the pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16942. $100 AUD.

38. Eide, Brock L.; Eide, Fernette F. (2012). The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain (Reprint ed). New York: Plume / Penguin Books. 283 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings, base spine little bumped, top corner front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. This book explains how 20% of people - individuals with dyslexia - share a unique learning style that can create advantages in school, at home, and at work. The authors have blended personal stories with hard science to provide invaluable advice for parents, educators, and individuals with dyslexia to recognize and use the strengths of the dyslexic learning style. This paradigm-shifting book proves that this learning disability does not have to be a major problem, but can be an asset for success. ISBN: 9780452297920. Our Book No: 29044. $12 AUD.

39. Eldershaw, M. Barnard (2010). A House is Built (Reprint ed) [Kessinger Legacy Reprints]. USA: Kessinger Publishing. 359 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Facsimile edition (printed copy of a print-on-demand book.) Co-winner of The Bulletin Prize, 1928. A novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. Tells the story of the fortunes of James Hyde, an ex-Navy quartermaster, who starts business as a merchant on Sydney's waterfront in 1837. ISBN: 9781162788661. Our Book No: 29074. $25 AUD.

40. Elliott, W. G. (2000). Bygone Days of Longbenton, Benton, Forest Hall, West Moor, Killingworth, Palmersville and Benton Square: A Sequel to Book 1 Including 75 New Photos and a Study in Local Social History (1st ed). Newcastle Upon Tyne: W. G. Elliott. 88 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled, very good condition, pictorial thick card covers, map, black & white text-photos & adverts, minor edgewear corners. This book is a revised sequel to the first book launched in 1999 about some historic towns in Tyne and Wear (Newcastle Upon Tyne). Palmersville and Benton Square have been added. There are 75 new photos and a study in social history which includes life in 'The Grove', Benton in 1896, most houses were occupied by upper middle class families. The author uses recorded conversations with past residents and archive material to compare life in the dwellings of 'Billy Pit' to life in 'The Grove'. The dwellings in 'Billy Pit' were very basic, without electricity, gas or inside running water. He points out that since 1999, several well known properties have either disappeared completely or have been modernised. ISBN: 0953563316. Our Book No: 29081. $18 AUD.

41. Ferranti, Marie; Brown, Andrew (translator) (2005). The Princess of Mantua (1st translated ed). London: Hesperus Press. 116 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, top edge lightly toned. The author has used historical facts and documentary references, to write this docufiction historical novel (faction). It is set in France in 1433. The ten-year-old Barbara von Brandenburg leaves her native Germany to marry the Prince of Mantua, Ludovico Gonzaga. Translated from French. ISBN: 1843917025. Our Book No: 29068. $15 AUD.

42. Fox, Mem; Argent, Kerry (illustrator) (1999). Sleepy Bears (1st ed). Sydney / Adelaide: Pan Macmillan / Publishing Design Studio. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback large square quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear corners & spine ends. First edition. A very special story about a mother bear who sends her six bear cubs to sleep using a special rhyme for each bear. The large delightful drawings and simple text make this a wonderful story for all ages. ISBN: 0732909805. Our Book No: 29082. $20 AUD.

43. Gallwey, W. Timothy (1986). The Inner Game of Tennis (Modern reprint ed). London: Pan Books. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, faint sticker marks, minor edgewear. A classic book on how to improve your game of tennis by increasing concentration, willpower and confidence. By a professional tennis player, who later applied the same approach to many diverse fields, including golf, stress, selling, music and diet. ISBN: 9780330295130. Our Book No: 14211. $10 AUD.

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

45. Gibbs, May; Bedford, Chris (2007). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie ABC: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (1st ed). Sydney: Gary Allen / Murray David Publishing. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, top corners few pages creased, tiny tear top corner last page, corners rear cover creased, bottom corner tips few pages little bent, top corner first page little rubbed, reader creases along spine. This delightful children's picture book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning the alphabet enjoyable. Text by Chris Bedford. ISBN: 9781921276026. Our Book No: 29057. $15 AUD.

46. Gibbs, May; Stirling, Emma (2008). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Times Tables: Coloured Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (Reprint ed). Sydney: Murray David Publishing / Gary Allen. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This delightful book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning their Times Tables enjoyable. Design by Emma Stirling. ISBN: 9781921276040. Our Book No: 29056. $15 AUD.

47. Gibbs, May; Sutton, Emma (2008). Snugglepot and Cuddlepie 123: Reproductions and Adaptions of Original Illustrations by May Gibbs (Reprint ed). Sydney: Murray David Publishing / Gary Allen. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This delightful children's counting book features many of the famous characters originally created by May Gibbs. Her illustrations have been reproduced using 21st century technology, with many sensitively rendered into colour for the first time. The bright illustrations will appeal to young children, and make learning numbers enjoyable. Text by Emma Sutton. ISBN: 9781921276033. Our Book No: 29055. $15 AUD.

48. 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. 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.

49. Gould, Stephen Jay (2003). The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox: Mending the Gap Between Science and the Humanities (1st UK ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 479 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), old price marks. First UK edition. Stephen Jay Gould uses the centuries-old conflict between science and the humanities to investigate urgent scientific research issues of the past and present. His last book, published after his death. An original analysis, being a expansion of a presidential Address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). ISBN: 022406309X. Our Book No: 20105. $15 AUD.

50. Grainger, Elena (1978). Hargrave and Son: A biography of John Fletcher Hargrave and His Son Lawrence Hargrave. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 202 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edges & flyleaves lightly foxed & toned, minor edgewear. Biography of the Australian aeronautical inventor (the man on Australia's $20 note). His father was a controversial member of parliament, and also a judge of the New South Wales Supreme Court. ISBN: 0702210773. Our Book No: 10596. $10 AUD.

51. Greenup, Alice (2013). Educating Alice: How a City Girl Found Love and a New Life in the Outback - then Nearly Lost It All. Sydney: HarperCollins. 314 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, light crease at cover near spine, minor edgewear corners. An inspiring story about a city girl named Alice who answers an ad for a governess on a Queensland cattle station. Alice met a young jackaroo and fell in love. An engaging tale of how her life changed forever. ISBN: 9780732288105. Our Book No: 29045. $20 AUD.

52. Griffiths, Tony (1993). Beautiful Lies: Australia From Kokoda to Keating (Revised & updated ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 236 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, faint foxing front cover & inside covers, minor edgewear. An original account of the people, events and trends that have been part of Australian politics and society. Combines impressive historical research with pithy prose, this entertaining work chronicles Australia's evolution from British lackey during World War II to global power. In the 1990s, it experienced change, as its economy had become as menopausal as Germaine Greer, whose attack on hormone replacement therapy was in tune with public opinion about the political equivalents. ISBN: 1862542848. Our Book No: 16962. $15 AUD.

53. Heffernan, John (2010). Where There's Smoke: Stay to Fight, Fight to Stay (Reprint ed). Sydney: Scholastic. 205 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. A story for young adults about a bushfire in a quiet rural town named Edenville. The town is fictitious, to avoid causing pain to any individual, and the fact that bushfires happen over a wide area in Australia - however, the Black Saturday fires in Victoria in February, 2009, are close to what happens in this story. Target audience: Primary school age. ISBN: 9781862918665. Our Book No: 29087. $15 AUD.

54. Heiss, Anita (2012). Am I Black Enough for You? Sydney: Bantam Books. 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The autobiography of a passionate campaigner for Aboriginal literacy who was born a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales (NSW), but raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the local Catholic school. In this very personal story, told in her distinctive, wry style, Anita gives a first-hand account of her experiences as a woman with an Aboriginal mother and Austrian father. She joined other part-Aboriginals in charging a conservative newspaper columnist in breaching the Racial Discrimination Act, by implying she was too fair-skinned to be genuine Aboriginal. ISBN: 9781742751924. Our Book No: 27714. $20 AUD.

55. Henderson, Sara (1995). Outback Wisdom: Sara Henderson Looks at Life (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 78 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. First edition. Delightful quotations about successful living by the business women who owns a remote Australian farm. Sara Henderson, bestselling author of "From Strength to Strength" and other books, shares the lessons her extraordinary life on Bullo River Station taught her. Copy 2 of 3 copies. (This printing has an orange sunset and "Sara Henderson looks at life" on front cover of jacket.). ISBN: 0732908213. Our Book No: 2761A. $15 AUD.

56. Holden, Robert (2005). Crackpots, Ratbags & Rebels: A Swag of Aussie Eccentrics. Sydney: ABC Books. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, faint stain inside front cover, minor edgewear. This book is a collection of yarns and humorous stories about some of Australia's most eccentric characters. Rosaleen Norton, Eve Langley, Billy Blue, Alfred Deakin, and Percy Grainger are all in this fascinating book. ISBN: 0733315410. Our Book No: 29073. $15 AUD.

57. Horne, Ross (2001). Health and Survival in the 21st Century (Reissue ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 320 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine faintly creased, corner little creased rear cover, minor edgewear. The author of the popular books "The Health Revolution" and "Improving on Pritikin" describes how to live a life free from the degenerative illnesses that are the so-called diseases of civilisation. ISBN: 0732257743. Our Book No: 16967. $40 AUD.

58. Irving, Robert; Wong, John (photos) & Green, Beryl (designer) (1969). The Houses of Balmain (1st ed). Sydney: Horwitz. Unnum pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing edges & few pages, light crease fore-edge last page, minor edgewear. A picture book of the history of this famous inner western Sydney suburb. The narrow steep streets, cut and re-cut over 150 years of close settlement, break it into a thousand small pieces. Almost every part has become an island of buildings of charm and interest. Balmain is a maritime suburb, and the water is almost always in view at the end of its streets. It has a self-contained village atmosphere. The many photos portray Balmain's essential identity, age and friendliness. Our Book No: 29041. $15 AUD.

59. Israel, Glenis (2004). Artwise One: Visual Arts 7 - 10 (2nd, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda/John Wiley. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos & boxes, art timeline endpapers, top corner one page creased (bookmarked), minor edgewear corner tips, previous owner's name texta inside front cover. Second edition. Illustrated school textbook written for visual arts students in New South Wales (NSW). In this new edition the material is thoroughly revised, updated and supplemented to meet the needs of the new Visual Arts Years 7-10 syllabus in NSW. The wide range of art forms is supplemented in this edition with new examples from design artists and works that use digital media. ISBN: 9780731401086. Our Book No: 29048. $30 AUD.

60. Israel, Glenis (2005). Artwise Contemporary: Visual Arts 10 - 12 (1st, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda / John Wiley. 110 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, tables, minor edgewear corner tips. Illustrated school textbook written for visual arts students in New South Wales. This book focuses on the current work of Australian and international artists at the forefront of contemporary art in all its exciting and diverse forms. ISBN: 9780731402243. Our Book No: 29049. $30 AUD.

61. Jost, Walter (editor); Olmsted, Wendy (editor) (2000). Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry: New Perspectives. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 426 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. An exceptional collection of writings by leading scholars demonstrating how religion and the language of rhetoric can illuminate each other. Together these writings shed light on religion as a human quest, and rhetoric as the origin and sustainer of that quest. They show that when pursued with intelligence and sensitivity, rhetorical approaches to religion are capable of revitalizing both language and experience. Rhetorical figures, for example, constitute forms of language that say what cannot be said in any other way, and that move individuals toward religious truths that cannot be known in any other way. Brings into focus crucial issues in several fields, including philosophy, psychology, history, and art. ISBN: 0300080573. Our Book No: 12021. $15 AUD.

62. Keay, John (2000). The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest was Named (1st US ed). New York: HarperCollins. 182 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, figures, minor edgewear jacket (small scuff spine). The improbable story of the 1600-mile trigonometrical survey by William Lambton and George Everest in the 1820s from the southern tip of India along a meridian to the Himalayas. ISBN: 0060195185. Our Book No: 29040. $18 AUD.

63. Kelly, Max (editor) (1978). Nineteenth-Century Sydney: Essays in Urban History. Sydney: Sydney History Group / Sydney University Press (SUP). 135 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, figures (including black & white drawings & text-photos), tables, laminate plastic coating creased as common, minor edgewear. The first publication of a group of people who came together to research and discuss the history of Sydney. These essays are drawn from an array of disciplines, including geography, demography, architecture, politics and history, and which reflect the variety of perspectives from which Sydney's past may be viewed. ISBN: 0424000512. Our Book No: 25009. $18 AUD.

64. King, Petrea (2005). Your Life Matters: The Power of Living Now. Sydney: Random House. 237 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. A very inspiring book that encourages all of us to think about how we live our lives. Petrea shows us the way to leading a busy and peaceful life. Petrea survived leukaemia at age 32, and is the author of the bestselling "Quest for Life". ISBN: 1740513630. Our Book No: 4145. $12 AUD.

65. Klein, Robin (1993). Seeing Things (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 188 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear & rubbing. An Australian novel for young adults about a girl called Miranda and her family. This book was short-listed by the Children's Book Council of Australia. ISBN: 0670848697. Our Book No: 19994. $10 AUD.

66. Latham, Mark (2005). The Latham Diaries. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 429 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book was published within 12 months of Mark Latham's resignation as Opposition Leader and ALP politician. The diaries are honest bulletins from the front line of labor politics. They give a pungent and unique view into the life of a man, the party and the nation at a crucial time in Australian history. ISBN: 0522852157. Our Book No: 26072. $25 AUD.

67. Lawrence, Kara (2006). Unmasked: The Gonzales Family Killer. Sydney: HarperCollins. 390 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, corners covers little creased, fore-edge last few pages little foxed, minor edgewear. The story of the Gonzales Family who were murdered by son Sef Gonzales in the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde. The author worked with sources close to the investigation and trial, and family members, to uncover the many twists and turns of this case. Why would a son murder his wealthy and apparently happy family? ISBN: 0732279038. Our Book No: 29070. $30 AUD.

68. Lhuede, Valerie (2007). Yerranderie is My Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Valued Books. 344 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). (No 275 of a limited first edition of 1000 copies.). A very unusual ghost story. In this saga of early Australiana, the lives and loves of English, French and Aborigines are skilfully interwoven. The author bought a former mining town which is now a ghost town, in the Burragorang Valley on the edge of the Southern Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The past comes to life again as characters speak from the records, or where these are missing, from the informed imagination of the writer. Pictures illustrate the text. The author hopes that readers will be inspired to do their own research if they are not sure how much is true or imagined by the author. ISBN: 0646398016. Our Book No: 29038. $40 AUD.

69. Lindesay, Vane (introduction) (1979). It's Moments Like These: Cartoons Behind a Nation's Catch-Cry. South Melbourne: Sun Books. 96 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, covers lifting outwards slightly. This very entertaining book brings together for the first time some of the best of the many Minties cartoons that have featured in magazines and newspapers over the years. The famous catch-phase (It's Moments Like These ..) became an accepted part of the Australian idiom. The cartoons stand alone as the gauge of a whole epoch of graphic art. ISBN: 0725103396. Our Book No: 29043. $18 AUD.

70. Lockwood, Douglas (1976). The Lizard Eaters. Adelaide: Seal Books / Rigby Ltd. 172 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A record of his journey through the central desert of the Northern Territory searching for the Pintubi, an Aboriginal people only recently discovered. ISBN: 0727000047. Our Book No: 4144. $12 AUD.

71. Macdonald, George; Colborne-Veel, Mary (adapter) (1943). The Giant's Heart [Whitcombe's Story Books]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 32 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, card cover, black & white drawings, corner clipped front cover (few edge tears repaired, staples rusted), pages faintly toned, some edgewear. No 306 in this series for ages 8 to 10 years. A story for children, originally published in this format, 1922. Adapted from George Macdonald, by Mary Colborne-Veel. (Estimated date, 1943, McLaren no. 306c, G2583.). Our Book No: 16951. $20 AUD.

72. Mack, Amy Eleanor; Dennys, Joyce (illustrator) (1921). Bushland Stories (1st thus ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 183 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, good condition, deluxe copy (publisher logo), red cloth boards with black title cover lettering (gilt title spine), frontispiece, colour plates (one loose), black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed & creased (top lightly frayed), edges toned, pages lightly toned, wide toned strip endpapers, boards lightly faded in parts, corners little bumped, bottom corner worn, minor foxing flyleaf & reverse side frontispiece & title page, owner's rubber stamps title page, non-author written dedication front flyleaf. The author captures all the faces of the Australian bush. Her bush stories were among the first to introduce children to the unique nature of the Australian bush and were very popular when originally published in 1910. This edition (estimated date, 1921), with the beautiful illustrations of Joyce Dennys, is sure to stir the imagination and appreciation of new generations of children and adults everywhere. Her second collection of bush stories (of 14 collections published). This copy is the deluxe edition with the blue A&R logo on endpapers. It has all seven coloured plates (one loose). Our Book No: 29083. $80 AUD.

73. Matthews, Brian (1988). Louisa [Lawson] (Reprint ed). Melbourne: McPhee Gribble / Penguin Books. 421 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages faintly toned, few light scratches rear cover, minor edgewear. The author tells the story of Louisa Lawson who was a publisher, journalist, poet, inventor, women's rights agitator, and mother of Henry Lawson. Awarded the 1988 New South Wales State Literary Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Award, and the Australian Literature Gold Medal. ISBN: 0140108645. Our Book No: 29080. $15 AUD.

74. Mattingley, Christobel; Mullins, Patricia (1991). Rummage (Reprint ed). Sydney: Collins / Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, good plus condition, colour drawings, corner tips on covers little scuffed, faint toning inside covers, spine & rear cover little creased, faint foxing title page & last page, minor edgewear. A delightful children's story about Mr Portwine who ran a market stall from his hand-cart. The browsers and fossickers and rummagers were mad about it. The smarter stall-holders did not approve of Mr Portwine's appearance or goods. He changed and smartened himself up. What happened at his stall was certainly not expected. This story with the charming drawings will appeal to any age. (Book of the Year for Younger Readers, the Children's Book Council Of Australia.). ISBN: 0207171351. Our Book No: 29089. $10 AUD.

75. Melba, Nellie (1914). Melba Patriotic Concert: Exhibition Building, Adelaide, 21st November, 1914. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 8 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover (overlaps page edges), colour title page, single-colour borders, inside covers toned, staples rusted, minor edge tears, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 16957. $120 AUD.

76. Milton, Giles (1999). Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History (Reprint ed). London: Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton. 388 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, spine little creased, minor edgewear, cover picture differs from stock photo. The fascinating story of the spice trade - and the adventures of the ships sailing from England to the Spice Islands (Moluccas) in modern-day Indonesia. ISBN: 0340696761. Our Book No: 10310. $10 AUD.

77. Morimoto, Junko; Smith, Helen (adaptor) (1987). Kojuro and the Bears (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Fontana Picture Lions / Collins. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner creased front cover, tiny scuff & few light scratches front cover, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Children's picture story based on a classic Japanese folk tale, based on a story by Kenji Miyazwa and illustrated by Junko Morimoto. The story has been freely adapted from Kenji's story "The Bears of Mt Nametoko". The story centres around a man named Kojuro and his dog who hunted the bears once, until one of the bears spoke to him. ISBN: 0006626955. Our Book No: 29079. $15 AUD.

78. 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.

79. Nash, Gary (2002). The Tarasov Saga: From Russia Through China to Australia (1st ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 280 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear, autograph (large bold author's written dedication, as usual). First edition. Extraordinary biography of the author's grandfather, Colonel Tarasov of the White Russian army, his wife Aida, and their five children. They survived the Revolution and Civil War and escaped to the Russian-dominated city of Harbin in China. They then coped with the Japanese occupation, and the later Red Communist takeover of China. Their next step was a refugee camp in the Philippines, before being accepted and reunited in Australia. (Loosely inserted: promotional brochure and map.). ISBN: 1877058017. Our Book No: 14803. $25 AUD.

80. Nasr, Vali (2006). The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future (1st ed). New York: W. W. Norton. 286 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine). American professor of Middle East politics offers an understanding of the ancient conflict between Shia and Sunni Muslims, and their critical struggle for the future of the Middle East. Its modern embodiment is the power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia for political and spiritual leadership of the Muslim world. ISBN: 0393062112. Our Book No: 16940. $15 AUD.

81. Newton, T. (1982). The New Game of the Mansion of Bliss: In Verse [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 16 pp. Paperback very small, very good plus condition, folio (very large) folded colour game sheet (superior cloth) loosely inserted, pictorial cardboard sleeve, all in cardboard slipcase. Facsimile edition. Facsimile of a children's game and instruction booklet (both fitted into a facsimile pictorial cardboard sleeve), originally published by W. & T. Darton (map-seller), London, in 1810. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16939. $25 AUD.

82. O'Neill, John (1994). The Jazz Method for Flute. London: Schott & Co. Ltd. 95 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips covers & few pages little creased, few light scratches front cover, minor edgewear, enclosed CD MISSING. This book will guide beginners of all ages from producing their first note on the flute to the performance of full-blown pieces. There are step-by-step instructions and a progression of specially written tunes and exercises, the fundamental elements of good flute technique are introduced alongside the rhythmic subtleties of jazz. This book is suitable for students working alone and those working with a teacher. (CD stated on front cover is missing.). ISBN: 0946535248. Our Book No: 29061. $18 AUD.

83. Pease, Allan; Pease, Barbara (2009). The Definitive Book of Body Language: How to Read Others' Thoughts by Their Gestures (Reprint ed). Buderim, QLD: Pease International. 386 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear. The best-selling popular guide to nonverbal communication. The book isolates, examines and explains in simple terms, each part of body language. ISBN: 1920816070. Our Book No: 29039. $30 AUD.

84. Phillips, F. C. (1963). The Use of Stereographic Projection in Structural Geology (2nd, reprint ed). London: Edward Arnold. 86 pp. Hardback dustjacket, good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, few faint tape marks, flap clipped jacket, minor internal creasing, pages little toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Second edition. This little classic textbook has helped geologists to more widely use stereographic methods. This second edition only contains minor updates. Our Book No: 11924. $10 AUD.

85. Rees, Leslie; Walton, Penny (illustrator) (1988). The Story of Two-Thumbs the Koala. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Child & Associates Publishing. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour illustrations (many full-page), few edge tears jacket, minor edgewear. A delightful Australian children's picture story about a koala named Two-Thumbs. He gets his name from the fact that, of five fingers on any koala's forefoot or hand, two are "opposable" to the others, not, as in human beings, one. Hence the koala appears to have an extra thumb and is able to secure a better grip of his high gum-tree branches, thus making up for the curious lack of a proper tail. ISBN: 0867772093. Our Book No: 4152. $20 AUD.

86. Rhys, Lloyd (1946). My Ship is So Small. Melbourne: Georgian House. 127 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges lightly foxed, front hinge minimally split (pages firm), endpapers & pages lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Raeco). This is the story of the little ships of the Royal Australian Navy - the Naval Auxiliary Patrol (one-time luxury yachts) and the Fairmiles. The author tells how the ships were first banded together, and how the RAN took them under their wing during and after WW2. This book has been written with the help and approval of Naval Board, by the person who knew the ships and the men. Our Book No: 16965. $18 AUD.

87. Rist, John M. (editor) (1988). Plotinus: The Road to Reality (Reprint ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 279 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine faintly faded, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside covers, minor edgewear, rubber stamp, owner's written name. Essays that discuss some problems in the thought of the Ancient Greek Platonic philosopher (204 - 270 AD). The last chapter goes beyond Plotinus into the wider field of Neoplatonism generally because the subject of faith is covered, and this is an opportunity to see Plotinus as a philosopher who had an influence on philosophers both Christian and pagan. ISBN: 0521292026. Our Book No: 29054. $18 AUD.

88. Rogers, Pat (1980). Hacks and Dunces: Pope, Swift and Grub Street (Abridged ed) [Grub Street: Studies in a Subculture]. London: Methuen. 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Abridged edition. This book is a more economical and concentrated text concentrating on sections about literary masterpieces that explored the Grub Street milieu (low-brow literary writing and book and pamphlet publishing). The author has written a tighter copy to show the presence and use of London imagery in Alexander Pope's and Jonathan Swift's essays and poetry. Discussion of London life, 17th and 18th-century urban development, as well as the period of Augustan literature, will interest students of social history. ISBN: 0416742408. Our Book No: 29062. $20 AUD.

89. Rolfe, Jim; Cave, Yvonne (photographer) (2000). Camellias: A Practical Gardening Guide. Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 141 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos (some full-page), minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, barcode sticker under rear flap. This well-illustrated book has comprehensive information on selection and cultivation, pests and diseases, propagating and hybridising. There are suggestions on using camellias as specimens, in the shrubbery, as standards, hedges, espaliers, groundcovers, and in containers. Includes species and cultivars from China, Japan, Europe, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. An annotated list of over 400 species and cultivars, and 150 colour photos, and black & white diagrams make this an ideal book for experienced camellia growers and enthusiastic beginners. ISBN: 0670894095. Our Book No: 29085. $18 AUD.

90. Rossetti, Christina G.; Hughes, Arthur (illustrator) (1982). Sing-Song: A Nursey-Rhyme Book [Facsimile Editions, Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library]. London / Tokyo: Bodley Head / Holp Shuppan. 132 pp. Hardback small, very good plus condition, blue cloth cover (gilt pictures & lettering), black & white drawings (including frontispiece), all edges gilt, tissue guards (loosely inserted), in cardboard slipcase. Facsimile edition. Facsimile of a classic children's nursery rhyme book. Originally published by George Routledge, London, in 1872. A collection of 1-page or 2-page nursery rhymes, each headed by a drawing. Both poet and illustrator belonged to the pre-Raphaelite art movement, which believed in realistic portrayal of nature. (One of a set of 35 handsome facsimiles in 28 slipcases.). Our Book No: 16966. $35 AUD.

91. Seal, Graham (2001). Great Australian Urban Myths: The Cane Toad High. Sydney: HarperCollins. 240 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. A collection of over 100 contemporary Australian legends (modern folklore), mainly macabre and/or humorous. This revised edition updates old favourites (such as the granny on the roofrack, and the stolen kidneys). New legends have been scooped from the every-increasing pool, such as getting high by stroking a cane toad. Includes an urban-legend-busting kit. From bunyips and yowies to the more modern exploding dunny and electronic worms. ISBN: 0732269865. Our Book No: 17896. $15 AUD.

92. Searle, John R. (1992). The Rediscovery of the Mind [Representation and Mind Series]. Cambridge: MIT Press. 270 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, light bump top, top corner front cover little worn, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. American philosopher presents a formidable attack on current orthodoxies in the philosophy of mind. In four chapters that constitute the heart of his argument, the author elaborates a theory of consciousness and its relation to our overall scientific world view and to unconscious mental phenomena. He concludes with a criticism of cognitive science and proposes an approach to the study of mind that emphasizes the centrality of consciousness. ISBN: 026269154X. Our Book No: 29053. $20 AUD.

93. Sheppard, Julia (1991). Someone Else's Daughter: The Life and Death of Anita Cobby (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ironbark Press. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages toned as usual, edges little foxed, front cover little scratched, minor edgewear. The story of the short, good life and brutal murder of Anita Cobby in Sydney. Also the story of her loving parents Grace and Garry who conducted themselves with unfailing bravery and dignity throughout their terrible ordeal. ISBN: 1875471022. Our Book No: 21253. $15 AUD.

94. 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, minor 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.

95. Smith, Gordon (2015). The Family That Went to War: 6 Young Australians Went to Fight in World War 1, 3 returned: This is Their Story (2nd ed). Queensland: Gordon Smith. 117 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, top corner rear cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear corners. The author retired in 2014 and started to research his family tree. He discovered that he had six relatives who fought in the Great War. This is the story of six young men from the same family in Cootamundra, southern New South Wales, who volunteered to fight, and only three returned. Their story is based on official archives, war records and newspaper reports, including assumptions needed to finish the saga. ISBN: 9781312912755. Our Book No: 29075. $16 AUD.

96. Spooner, John; Robinson, Donald (foreword) (2002). The Archbishops of Railway Square: A History of Christ Church, St. Laurence, Sydney. Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: Halstead Press. 222 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (some full-page), frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corner front cover bumped. This well researched book is about the religious history of the parish of Christ Church, St. Laurence, a capital city and a large country. The author covers evolutions, social change, wars, depressions and ideological development. There are fascinating old photos which also help to tell the history of inner Sydney, its people and urban upheavals, fires and diseases, and tenacious faith. Donald Robinson was Archbishop of Sydney, 1982 - 1993. ISBN: 1875684557. Our Book No: 29037. $35 AUD.

97. St John, Madeleine (1997). The Essence of the Thing (Reprint ed). London: Fourth Estate. 234 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear, owner's written name. An original (and third) novel by the Australian writer, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, 1997. A sad tale with a funny side. The things women will do to hold onto love, and the things men will do to escape it. ISBN: 1857024184. Our Book No: 1847. $10 AUD.

98. Stow, Randolph (1991). Visitants (New ed). London: Minerva. 188 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages & inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear. The theme of this Australian novel is the subsequent culture shock when two different civilisations confront each other. Set on a Papuan island in 1959. ISBN: 0749391871. Our Book No: 29063. $12 AUD.

99. Tatz, Colin (editor); Arnold, Peter (editor); Tatz, Sandra (editor) (2006). Genocide Perspectives III: Essays on the Holocaust and Other Genocides. Sydney: Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies / Brandl & Schlesinger. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. A diverse collection of essays by scholars, including: Auschwitz, Rwandan genocide, Protocols of the Elders of Zion (forgery), genocide in Namibia, Jews in Turkey, Aboriginal child removals in Western Australia. ISBN: 1876040688. Our Book No: 16944. $20 AUD.

100. Turnley, Cole; Cole, E. W. (1974). Cole's Funny Picture Book, No. 3 (2nd, reprint ed). Sydney: Cole Publications. 193 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings & cartoons & text-photos, colour photos, some pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. A book of humour, cartoons, puzzles and wisdom for young adults. Inspired by two original picture books by E. W. Cole (this one edited by his grandson, Cole Turnley). The pictorial cover contains a rainbow pattern. Cover text includes: "Family amuser and instructor, to delight the children and make home happier. The best child's picture book in the world." ISBN: 0909900043. Our Book No: 13701. $30 AUD.

101. Veron, Zachary (2013). Children's Ministry on the Front Foot: With Application Guides [Front Foot Series]. Sydney: Anglican Youthworks. 231 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This practical and Biblically sound guide is suitable for children's ministers, church leaders and anyone with an interest in teaching religion to children. Practical guidance is offered through the wisdom and experience of 14 ministry practitioners, with application guides for further reflection, planning and decision-making. ISBN: 9781925041064. Our Book No: 29071. $30 AUD.

102. Wade, Jan (1993). Fairy Tales for Young Australians: Reimagined and Illustrated by Jan Wade (Reprint ed). Sydney, Brookvale: National Book Distributors. 31 pp. Paperback folio, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), top corner tip front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The best loved fairy tales have been artistically reimagined by the author. Characters such as Goldilocks and little Red Riding Hood appear with Australian creatures such as a dingo and three koalas. The paintings, which allow native plants and animals a starring role, give extra dimensions to these delightful fairy tales. ISBN: 1863022384. Our Book No: 24736. $10 AUD.

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

104. Whitmore, Adam; Poltrick Donato, Janice (illustrator) (1986). Max in Australia [Max the Cat]. Twickenham, MDX: Hamlyn. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback square octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Max is a loveable marmalade cat with long, bushy whiskers and big furry paws. He is so handsome, but he is unhappy - he has no tail! He has left his home in London, travelled to America, India and now to Australia where he meets some very interesting animals indeed! Share his adventures in this beautifully illustrated children's picture story. ISBN: 0600311554. Our Book No: 4148. $10 AUD.

105. Winchester, Simon (2004). Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 432 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white illustrations & maps, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark rear cover. This is the story of the destruction of the Indonesian island of Krakatoa in a violent volcanic explosion in 1883. The author tells the story of the unrecognized genius who beat Darwin to the discovery of evolution, Samuel Morse and his code, Alfred Wegener, the German explorer and father of geology. A detailed description tells how one island and its inhabitants were removed from existence and how colonial society was turned upside down by a natural disaster. ISBN: 0141005173. Our Book No: 29088. $15 AUD.

106. Wright, Judith (1981). The Cry for the Dead (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 303 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), maps, minimal foxing top edge, minor edgewear. First edition. The noted Australian environmentalist and writer describes her family history in rural New South Wales and Queensland, set in the context of pastoral migrations (squatters) and dispossession of Aborigines. ISBN: 0195542967. Our Book No: 3806. $70 AUD.

107. Writer, Larry (2009). Razor: Tilly Devine, Kate Leigh and the Razor Gangs (Revised ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 344 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The story of Tilly Devine, Kate Leigh and Sydney's famous razor gangs who were some of the most frightening criminals in Australia's history. In the 1920s and 1930s, they waged war with razor and gun over the spoils of illegal drugs, and alcohol, prostitution, gambling and extortion. This edition has new photos, and an expanded final chapter based on previously unpublished letters and documents. Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for True Crime. ISBN: 9781405039512. Our Book No: 29051. $20 AUD.