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1. Archer, David (2010). The Global Carbon Cycle [Princeton Primers in Climate]. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 204 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white diagrams. This book is a short introduction to this essential geochemical driver of the Earth's climate system. The author uses clear and simple terms about the many ways the global carbon cycle is woven into the climate system. There is a glossary of terms, suggestions for further reading, and explanations of equations, as well as a forward-looking discussion of open questions about the carbon cycle. The book is ideal for students, researchers, and anyone who wants to learn about this important subject. ISBN: 9780691144146. Our Book No: 29263. $20 AUD.
2. Arena, Tina; McGee, Jude (with) (2013). Now I Can Dance (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, spine & cover corners faintly creased, small bump top edge front cover near spine, minor edgewear. This honest and very personal autobiography is from the much-loved Australian singer, songwriter and pop diva, Tina Arena. This is an uplifting story of love, family, laughter, determination and song. Tina shares her life starting as an eight-year-old star of the TV program "Young Talent Time". ISBN: 9780732297565. Our Book No: 29248. $16 AUD.
3. Armstrong, Judith (2016). Dymphna [Lodewyckz, Clark]]. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 202 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white text-photos centre spread. Dymphna Lodewyckx was a brilliant linguist who easily won prizes and scholarships but cannot be said to have pursued a career. Instead, she married Manning Clark, who earned great fame as an Australian historian. Occasional translations and classes gave Dymphna much pleasure and some pride, but they were not her priority. How could they be, when she was her husband's constant research assistant and unofficial editor, as well as the mother of their six children? This was clearly her choice. Wasn't it? ISBN: 9781925333657. Our Book No: 17080. $40 AUD.
4. Bedford, Louise (2003). The Secret of Candlestick Charting: Strategies for Trading the Australian Markets (Reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Wrightbooks / John Wiley. 178 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, charts, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. Most share traders on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) are familiar with line and bar charts, but there has never before been a book written in Australia on the ancient Japanese art of candlestick charting. Louise Bedford, author of the highly successful "The Secret of Writing Options", writes in a clear, concise way and uses plenty of examples to help readers understand candlesticks and use them to profitably trade the markets. ISBN: 187662728X. Our Book No: 4216. $20 AUD.
5. Beresford, Bruce; Milliken, Sue; Buckley, Anthony (foreword) (2016). There's a Fax from Bruce: Edited Correspondence Between Director Bruce Beresford and Producer Sue Milliken, October 1989 to March 1996. Sydney: Currency Press. 248 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos, minor edgewear corners. This book contains the edited faxes that were sent back and forth between Australians Bruce Beresford and Sue Milliken between 1989 and 1997. The faxes took care of business in the film world, as well as a commentary on life around them. They were sent from Broome and South Africa and beyond. They are a fun, fascinating, informative read. ISBN: 9781925005660. Our Book No: 29279. $26 AUD.
6. Berger, Arthur S. (1988). Lives and Letters in American Parapsychology: A Biographical History, 1850 - 1987. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 381 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green cloth cover, edges little foxed, minimal edgewear. The first five chapters contain 13 long essays about prominent American parapsychologists. The final chapter contains brief biographies of 27 contemporary American parapsychologists. ISBN: 0899503454. Our Book No: 8020. $20 AUD.
7. Bergreen, Laurence (2012). Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492 - 1504 (1st ed). New York: Penguin Books. 423 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, art reproduction, black & white & colour maps, minor edgewear, remainder strip bottom edge. The first full biography of Columbus in over sixty years. The author writes about the Italian-Spanish explorer's controversial career, and tells an epic story to go with the events of an fulfilling life. The colour reproductions of the maps help to bring this story to life. ISBN: 9780143122104. Our Book No: 29259. $15 AUD.
9. Bottoms, Timothy; Evans, Raymond (foreword) (2013). Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland's Frontier Killing Times (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, maps, covers little creased (notably corners), minor edgewear. The first systematic account of frontier violence in Queensland. The author identifies massacres, poisonings and other incidents, including many that have not been in print before. He explains how the dispossession of Aboriginal landowners continued over decades. ISBN: 9781743313824. Our Book No: 29254. $25 AUD.
10. Brenchley, Fred; Brenchley, Elizabeth (2005). Myth Maker: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the Englishman Who Sparked Australia's Gallipoli Legend (1st ed). Sydney: John Wiley & Sons. 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, base spine little bumped, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Ashmead-Bartlett was the son of a British MP and a famous war correspondent, covering conflicts from Asia to Morocco. He wrote his first despatches about the Gallipoli landing that appeared in Australian newspapers. His reporting was a sensation and encouraged a distinctive Australian sense of nationalism. Although Charles Bean kept the name Gallipoli alive, it was Ashmead-Bartlett who lit the spark. This amazing story will take you inside the mind of this Englishman, who became the unexpected correspondent responsible for igniting Australia's passion in the Gallipoli legend. ISBN: 1740311183. Our Book No: 22190. $30 AUD.
11. Brittain, Julia (2006). Plants, People & Places: The Plant Lover's Companion (1st ed). Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. 191 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This book looks at the origins of the plants that are grown in gardens today. This useful readable book is illustrated throughout with archive pictures of plants and plantsmen. This book will be ideal for plant lover's and gardeners everywhere. ISBN: 9780715324219. Our Book No: 29260. $18 AUD.
12. Brooks, Geraldine (2011). Caleb's Crossing (1st ed). New York: Viking Penguin. 306 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), owner's name & address label front endpaper. Historical novel, by Australian-American writer, set in a tiny island settlement called Great Harbor in 1665. The author has written a tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure. The novel takes a journey from Martha's Vineyard to the mean, drafty dormitories of early Harvard. This richly imagined fictional story is blended with fascinating and well researched detail, including native Americans. ISBN: 9780670021048. Our Book No: 29267. $18 AUD.
14. Cameron, Shirley (2009). Captain William Thomson: His Life (1st ed). Dunedin, NZ: Shirley Cameron / Uniprint (Printer). 228 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners, light mark fore-edge, autograph (author's written name). About the life of Captain William Thomson who was the first harbour master of Otago, New Zealand. The Thomson family belonged to the commercial class in Scotland, and were a well established family of merchants. By the age of 21 he had become a master mariner in charge of his own vessel. He had many adventures after that, and at age 32 he decided to make a fresh start in Otago. The author felt that it was time to put his many achievements on record before his name disappeared. A wonderful story for anyone interested in maritime and family history. Our Book No: 29275. $35 AUD.
15. Cassell, Eric J. (1978). The Healer's Art: A New Approach to the Doctor-Patient Relationship (1st p/b ed) [Pelican Original]. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages little toned as usual, corners covers little creased, minor edgewear. A classic text by clinical professor of public health (Cornell) argues that curing the disease and healing the patient are two different processes. Views both doctor and patient as whole persons who must have sympathetic interaction. ISBN: 0140218432. Our Book No: 2657. $10 AUD.
16. Chalarimeri, Ambrose Mungala (2001). The Man from the Sunrise Side. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, prize stickers, autograph (author's written name). (Estimated date 2001, Trove.) Autobiography of Ambrose, an Aboriginal man from Drysdale River Mission in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. A wonderful story told with candour and in his own classic words. A tale of monumental change for Aborigines within "this other Eden". Shortlisted book for the 2001 W.A. Premier's Book Award, and winner 2002 NSW Premier's Literary Award. ISBN: 1875641025. Our Book No: 24110. $15 AUD.
17. Chisholm, A. H.; Dooley, Sean (foreword) & Dennis, C. J. (introduction) (2013). Mateship with Birds (Reissue ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 178 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece), coloured endpapers, spine ends little rubbed. This wonderful book has been reissued, and it is still as inspirational as it was more than 90 years ago (issued 1922). The author clearly has a love for the birds he calls "the best and loveliest of nature's children', based on his personal observations. This book is not just for bird-lovers. His charming and funny prose shows that he loves words as well the birds. The historical photos provide a gentle record of a time in Australia that already feels like "the old days". ISBN: 9781922070326. Our Book No: 29292. $18 AUD.
18. Chryssides, Helen; Grant, Stan (foreword) (1993). Local Heroes (1st ed). Melbourne, North Blackburn: Collins Dove. 288 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small black & white photo portrait (author), black & white frontispiece drawing, map, spine ends little rubbed, spine lightly creased, light foxing edges, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. The author has chosen the ten individual indigenous Australians for this book from all areas of life, performing arts, sport, health, law and politics. They are from all over Australia, with varied backgrounds. These very inspiring stories look at some special people who shared their lives with the author. ISBN: 1863712321. Our Book No: 29252. $15 AUD.
20. Colman, James (2016). The House that Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero. Sydney, Kensington: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, few maps, minimal edgewear. The story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of Australia's cities and bring about lasting political and legal reform. Without the green bans movement of the 1970s, Sydney and many other cities would look very different. Pulling together an unlikely alliance of environmentalists and union players earned Jack Mundey a reputation as both the best-known unionist and best-known conservationist in Australia. Under his leadership, the movement fought against the slash-and-burn philosophy that almost saw The Rocks fitted out with high-rise buildings, a highway through the centre of Glebe and total development of Centennial Park. This long-awaited book reflects on Jack's remarkable life and his ongoing legacy in protecting Australia's valued heritage buildings and suburbs. ISBN: 9781742235011. Our Book No: 17051. $35 AUD.
21. Damasio, Antonio R. (1994). Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain (Reprint ed). New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 312 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), light foxing edges. This book starts with the story of Phineas Gage, the famous 19th-century case of behavioral change that followed brain damage, and is followed by the contemporary recreation of Gage's brain. The author uses his own experiences with neurological patients affected by brain damage, to show how the absence of emotion and feeling can break down rationality. The book is written with clarity and grace, and is certain to start impassioned debate about the origin of reason in the brain, and about the relationship between mind and body in general. ISBN: 0399138943. Our Book No: 27523. $20 AUD.
22. Dennison, William; Abal, Eva G. (1999). Moreton Bay Study: A Scientific Basis for the Healthy Waterways Campaign (1st stated ed). Brisbane: South East Queensland Regional Water Quality Management Strategy Team. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, graphs, colour text-photos, small mark top edge, minor edgewear, erratum sheet loosely inserted. This book gives the highlights of the scientific data, interpretation of results, rationale for the water quality strategy obtained in the Moreton Bay Study, Brisbane (Queensland). Over 100 scientists from Australia and overseas intensively studied Moreton Bay and its river estuaries, and this book gives an overview of the results in an easy-to-read communication-based format. ISBN: 0958636818. Our Book No: 29287. $30 AUD.
23. Dessaix, Robert (2014). What Days Are For (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 231 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), bottom edge covers little rubbed, top corner front cover lightly bumped, minor edgewear jacket. Autobiography of the Australian author who is reflecting on his life after suffering a near fatal heart attack in Sydney. These surprisingly funny recollections are about intimacy, travel, spirituality, enchantment, language and childhood, all combined with his heightened sense of mortality. ISBN: 9780857985767. Our Book No: 29249. $20 AUD.
24. Done, Ken (2016). A Life Coloured In (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, illustrated inside covers, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Autobiography of famous Australian artist who lives in Sydney. Ken Done uses his charm, self-deprecating humour and wonderful unique artwork to bring his fascinating story to life. His family, home and painting help to keep him going through good and bad times. ISBN: 9780733334764. Our Book No: 29284. $20 AUD.
25. Edwards, Hazel (2015). Not Just a Piece of Cake: Being an Author. Melbourne: Brolga Publishing. 271 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. A candid memoir by the Australian children's writer, and author of "There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake". Humorously describes realistic process of the process of creativity, via anecdotes. "Anecdultery" is a Hazel original term for storytelling. Hazel Edwards takes the reader behind her many books. She shares the humour of a diverse work style and family life behind the beloved characters like the cake-eating hippo. Hippocampus is where memories are kept. Collaborating with illustrators, performers, co-authors and even family, Hazel shares the process of writing and why storytelling matters culturally, and personally. ISBN: 9781922175809. Our Book No: 17072. $15 AUD.
26. Egmond, Florike; Maswon, Peter (1997). The Mammoth and the Mouse: Microhistory and Morphology (1st ed). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP). 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-illustrations, top corner front cover creased, spine ends lightly bumped, faint mark edges, minor edgewear corners. The authors aim to rescue morphology from abstraction, and microhistory from becoming trivial. Examines the theoretical relationship between the microhistorical method of paying careful attention to revealing details, and the morphological method of looking for homologies among cultural texts or artifacts from different places and times. Using textual and visual materials, offers a series of microhistorical examinations of a number of phenomena. There is an extended commentary on structuralism, post-structuralism, microhistory, and new historicism. ISBN: 0801854784. Our Book No: 29280. $15 AUD.
27. Ellis, Netta (1989). Braidwood, Dear Braidwood: A History of Braidwood and District (1st ed). Braidwood, NSW: N. N. & N.M. Ellis. 214 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, illustrated endpapers, maps, minor creases & scratches front cover, faint foxing top edge, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, minor annotation front free flyleaf. The story of Braidwood region near Canberra. Family snapshots and photographs of historical events illustrate the book. The author became interested in doing research on the history of Braidwood when she moved to the district in 1968. The introduction mentions Mary Braidwood Mowle, the daughter of Dr Thomas Braidwood Wilson of "Braidwood Farm". This well-researched book will interest anyone wanting to know about the history of Braidwood. ISBN: 0731655893. Our Book No: 29291. $20 AUD.
29. Fagan, Brian (2005). The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization (Reprint ed). London: Granta Books. 284 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, faint toning pages, spine little creased, minor edgewear. By academic, University of California. The preface states that this book is a story of how civilization has adapted to climate changes, and how we responded to those changes. A good look at the origins of modern humans. ISBN: 1862077517. Our Book No: 29293. $10 AUD.
30. FitzGerald, Stephen (2015). Comrade Ambassador: Whitlam's Beijing Envoy. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Modern Australia was in part defined by its early embrace of China: a turning from the White Australia Policy of the 1950s to the country's acceptance of Asian immigration and engagement with regional neighbours. It saw the far-sighted establishment of an embassy in Beijing in the 1970s by Gough Whitlam, headed by Stephen FitzGerald. Here, FitzGerald's story as diplomat, China scholar, adviser to Gough Whitlam, first ambassador to China under prime ministers Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser, is interwoven with the wider one of this dramatic moment in Australia's history. Comrade Ambassador also highlights the challenge Australia faces in managing itself into an Asian future. ISBN: 9780522868685. Our Book No: 17075. $22 AUD.
31. Fox, Mem; Denton, Terry (illustrator) (2010). A Particular Cow (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings (full-page), minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a cow who went for a walk. On her walk she had plenty of adventures until she returned home. This very special book with the large colourful drawings and simple text will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 9780143501433. Our Book No: 29261. $10 AUD.
32. Gekoski, Rick (2013). Lost, Stolen or Shredded: Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature (1st ed). London: Profile Books. 284 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition, (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. A fascinating look at what has happened to some of the art and literature (including books) that have simply disappeared, perhaps stolen in some cases. The author has written a personal, witty, erudite book which asks a lot of questions as to how these losses came about. ISBN: 9781846684913. Our Book No: 29253. $25 AUD.
33. Gibbs, May (1923). Nuttybub and Nittersing (1st ed) [The Story of Nuttybub and Nittersing]. Melbourne: Osboldstone & Co. 88 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial board cover (colour overlay), full-page sepia (brown-coloured) plates, black & white drawings, rebacked (spine repaired, new grey cloth spine), edges lightly toned & foxed, minor edgewear & rubbing, owner's pencilled written name. First edition. A classic Australian children's tale about the gumnut babies. When Nittersing was a tiny baby Nut, something terrible happened. He was stolen by the nasty Banksia Man. It takes years for Nuttybub and his friend Mr Lizard to rescue Nittersing. (Muir 2763. "The story of" appears on the front cover and prelim page, but not title page.). Our Book No: 4213. $320 AUD.
34. Ginsborg, Paul (2003). Italy and Its Discontents 1980 - 2001 (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 520 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Aabout contemporary Italy in the most recent and dynamic period in the country's history. Examines the role of the family in Italian society and its economy, the presence of the Mafia, the lasting influence of Catholicism, the importance of football and the media in mass culture, and the often unstable politics. ISBN: 0140247947. Our Book No: 29266. $15 AUD.
35. Gough, Noel (1994). Mud Sweat and Snow: Memories of Snowy Workers 1949 - 1959 (2nd ed). Tallangatta, VIC: Noel Gough / Rothfield Print Management. 206 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial covers, black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, faint foxing top edge. The stories of the immigrant men and women who helped build Australia's giant hydroelectric and water-diversion scheme. The author, himself a Snowy worker, has written about his own experiences and of the many dedicated and adventurous people during the first decade of the Snowy. Many photos, mainly from private collections, depict the working and living conditions of the 1950s. ISBN: 0646184202. Our Book No: 29285. $25 AUD.
36. Green, C. J. (1909). [INVOICE] C. J. Green & Son, Wholesale Ironmongers, Melbourne. Melbourne: C. J. Green & Son. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, quarto, very good condition, page lightly toned, few small marks, some edgewear (mostly top right corner). A single-page invoice from this business at 368 & 370 Post Office Place, Melbourne, dated May 5, 1909. The customer is Messrs Castle Bros [Kyneton]. Text in ink, with extra annotation in pencil. Purchase of 16 items for tota of Pounds 27.17.2, of which Pounds 11.15.5 is carried forward from a previous invoice. (The modern term for ironmonger is closest to "hardware store".). Our Book No: 4230. $20 AUD.
37. Guilliatt, Richard (1996). Talk of the Devil: Repressed Memory and the Ritual Abuse Witch-Hunt. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 296 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Journalist investigates Australian cases of alleged ritual abuse, particularly the unreliability of repressed memories and aggressive therapeutic interrogation, and the public hysteria generated by these cases. ISBN: 1875847294. Our Book No: 2884. $20 AUD.
38. Harfull, Liz (2014). The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 240 pp. Hardback, no jacket as issued, as new condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white text-photos, decorated endpapers. Every year hundreds of amateurs across Australia spend many hours cooking for competitions that are part of 600 agricultural shows across Australia. In their quest for a precious blue ribbon, they use recipes based on generations of experience and strict judging codes that demand absolute perfection. In this follow-up to her first award-winning book, the author reports 70 tried and true recipes from the most talented show cooks. Liz also shares their heart-warming stories, and the wisdom, knowledge and generosity of spirit that brings success. Whether it's a traditional mustard pickle or madeira cake, mouth-watering sausage rolls or pumpkin damper, Jenny's jam drops or Cousin Barb's jelly slice, there is something delicious for everyone to try. ISBN: 9781742377490. Our Book No: 17066. $30 AUD.
39. Hickmer, J. (1907). [INVOICE] J. Hickmer, Wholesale Manufacturer and Importer of Art Photo, Frames, Mouldings, Overmantels, Picture Frames, Pictures, Mount Boards, and all Trade Accessories, Melbourne. Melbourne: J. Hickmer. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, quarto, fair condition only, many small edge tears (with foxing), piece missing top left corner, page lightly toned, bottom right corner creased, edgewear. A single-page invoice from this business at 118 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, dated August 2, 1907. The customer is Castle Bros, Kyneton. Text in ink, with extra five-line note in pencil at the bottom of the invoice. Our Book No: 4226. $20 AUD.
40. Hicks, John; Wann, Harry (illustrator); Cayley, Neville W. (foreword) (1945). Girriki ... Teller of Tales: A Series of Aboriginal Myths and Legends for Children. Sydney: Merrytoys Pty Ltd / Associated Newspapers. Unnum 31 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, single-colour drawings, pages toned, top corner tip front cover & few pages creased, small edge tears covers repaired, centre page spread loose, some edgewear. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue.) A collectible children's picture book about Australian Aboriginal myths: The coming of fire, the coming of wind, the coming of water, the battle with the evil spirits, the fate of the frogmouth, and the bird monster. Our Book No: 17082. $50 AUD.
41. Hill, Edwin S. (1918). [INVOICE] Edwin S. Hill & Co., Court Hair Dressers & Perfumerers, Cutlers & Silversmiths, London. London: Edwin S. Hill. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, small quarto, good condition, page lightly toned, front & rear marked along edge, some edgewear, rubber stamp. Single-page invoice for this London business, 23 Old Bond Street (and at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall). Customer is Richard Buesley(?), being account rendered. Text in ink. Payment received rubber stamp. Our Book No: 4224. $20 AUD.
42. Hinkson, Melinda; Harris, Alana (photographer) (2001). Aboriginal Sydney: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press / Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. 173 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, small bumps spine edge, corners covers little creased, small rubbed area flyleaf, minor edgewear, faint old price marks. This fascinating and helpful guide book is also an alternative social history told through 50 places of significance to Sydney's indigenous people. The sites, and their stories and photos, evoke Sydney's ancient past and celebrate the living Aboriginal culture of now. ISBN: 0855753706. Our Book No: 29262. $20 AUD.
43. Hodge, Dino (2014). Don Dunstan: Intimacy & Liberty (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 414 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minimal edgewear. Don Dunstan, Premier of South Australia in the 1960s and 1970s is one of Australia's foremost civil rights advocates of modern times. He actively promoted the rights of Indigenous Australians and women, as well as multiculturalism. He also championed the rights of homosexual citizens at a time when they were treated as criminals, classified as insane, and regarded as outcasts. He was also bisexual. Records the change in public discourse over issues of homosexuality, from morality to state security and then civil liberties. Dunstan was a member of parliament for over 25 years, and then for the remainder of his life, to realise his vision of full equality for same-sex attracted citizens. He focused on both legislative and cultural reforms, and introduced changes to policing that were unprecedented and strongly resisted. His efforts and the backlash are fully documented here for the first time. ISBN: 9781743052969. Our Book No: 17067. $25 AUD.
44. Hunt, Nan; Hills, Noela (illustrator) (1987). Prisoner of the Mulligrubs (1st p/b ed). Sydney: William Collins. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (full-page), few light creases covers, faint foxing front flyleaf, light toning inside covers, minor edgewear corners & spine. Children's picture story about a boy named Jonathan who has the measles and must find something to keep him from being bored!. The colourful drawings will amuse all ages. ISBN: 0006623387. Our Book No: 29258. $20 AUD.
45. Jenkins, Yvonne (2008). Bowenfels: People, Places, Past and Present. Rydal, NSW: Yvonne Jenkins / Industrial Printing Co. (Printer). 183 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor bumping top edge, bottom corner rear cover creased, top corner front cover creased, white background rear cover little rubbed & marked, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark rear cover. The author has collected information about the people who established and developed the areas that are now the southern and western suburbs of Lithgow, New South Wales (west of Sydney). In the introduction, she states that her interest in the history of Bowenfels began when she came to the area in 1940. There is much that will be of interest about the early history of a charming part of New South Wales. Our Book No: 29270. $35 AUD.
46. Jervis, James (editor) (1938). The City of Parramatta 150th Anniversary Celebrations Oct. 27th to Nov. 5th 1938: The Cradle of Australia. Sydney, Parramatta: Parramatta's 150th Anniversary Committee. 120 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, stapled pamphlet (concealed staples), thin card covers with yapp edges (cover overlaps page edges), black & white text-photos & adverts, frontispiece, covers & spine little faded, light foxing title page & last page, minor insect damage covers, yapp edges little faded, small edge tears covers, edgewear, owner's written name in pencil title page. The official publication to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Parramatta, the main city in western Sydney. The many photos and adverts are early and recent memoirs of this fascinating part of Sydney. This is a great book to add to an Australian history library. Our Book No: 29251. $50 AUD.
47. Judge, E. A.; Scholer, David M. (editor) (2008). Social Distinctives of the Christians in the First Century: Pivotal Essays by E. A. Judge (1st stated ed). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers. 227 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. An important collection of formative essays for understanding the social world of the first Christians and Paul in the Middle East. Edwin Judge is Emeritus Professor of History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 9781565638808. Our Book No: 28184. $70 AUD.
48. Jung, C. G. (Carl G.); Sabini, Meredith (editor) (2008). The Earth Has a Soul: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life (Reprint ed). Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos (includes frontispiece), printed on 100% recycled paper, corner tip front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. These selections are from his published writings, and also from speeches, obscure seminars, interviews and letters. They show a less familiar side of the famous Swiss psychiatrist. Carl Jung's relationship with nature is expressed in moving, poetic terms. Jung shows how healing our own living connection with Nature contributes to the whole. ISBN: 9781556433795. Our Book No: 29273. $20 AUD.
49. Kells, Stuart (2015). Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution. Melbourne: Black inc. 336 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos centre spread, sticker mark front cover jacket, minor edgewear, copy 2. An intimate partnership of three brothers - Allen, Richard and John Lane - lay at the heart of Penguin Books, the 20th century's greatest publishing house. In a spirit of daring and creative opposition, the brothers issued quality books on a massive scale and at minuscule prices - and achieved a revolution in publishing. Yet the 1942 death of John Lane brought the troika to a halt. Allen, the enthusiastic frontman who relied on his younger brothers to drive Penguin's success, became more erratic and suspicious over time. Ultimately, he would force Richard out of the company he had cofounded and built. Explores the little known story of Richard Lane - the heart and backbone of Penguin, and its strongest influence. Richard s experiences as a youth in Australia shaped his character and outlook, and his dedication to the business was matched only by his devotion to his brothers. Relying on unprecedented access to Lane family sources, including Richard's diaries, this book sheds new light on the relationship of Allen, Richard and John, so crucial as a driver of Penguin s spirit and success. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781863957571. Our Book No: 16998A. $25 AUD.
50. Langey, Otto (1911). Practical Tutor for the Piccolo in the Simple and the Boehm Systems (Revised & enlarged ed). London: Hawkes & Son. 127 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, black cloth spine (little flecked), title page & inside front cover foxed (minimally patches elsewhere), pages faintly toned, sticker & sticker mark front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1911, Worldcat.) Mainly sheet music of instructional pieces for the piccolo. Plus a few pages of notes on piccolo playing at the beginning. Our Book No: 17061. $50 AUD.
51. Lefevre, Carol (2016). Quiet City: Walking in West Terrace Cemetery (1st ed). Adelaide, Mile End: Wakefield Press. 321 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corner tips last few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This fascinating book traces the stories of the little-known inhabitants of West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide. In this heritage-listed burial ground, said to be the most poetic place in Adelaide, the beginnings of the colony of South Australia are still within reach. There are weather-bleached monuments, the excavated remains of Australia's oldest crematorium, and the country's first dedicated military cemetery. The author has used headstones, and archives to research the histories in this book. ISBN: 9781743053874. Our Book No: 29278. $28 AUD.
52. Long, Graham (2013). Love over Hate: Finding Life By the Wayside. [Melbourne]: Slattery Media Group. 239 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, one black & white photo, colour photos, minor edgewear corner tips. The author is the Pastor of The Wayside Chapel in Kings Cross, Sydney. Reverend Graham Long has seen and heard everything life has to give, both good and bad. This book is part-memoir, part philosophical journey, and it is a gift to humanity - a book about the joy of living. Includes the best of the Inner Circle newsletter. ISBN: 9780987500250. Our Book No: 29282. $30 AUD.
53. Magazanik, Michael (2015). Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's Long Road to Justice. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos centre spread, top corner clipped title page, corner tip front cover creased, minimal edgewear. Baby Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. The baby had no arms and legs. For 50 years the Rowe family cared for Lyn - exhausting, round-the-clock work. But then in 2011 Lyn Rowe launched a legal claim against the thalidomide companies. Against the odds, she won a multi-million-dollar settlement. The author is one of the lawyers who ran Lyn's case. He exposes a 50-year cover up of history's most notorious drug, and he details not only the damning case against the German manufacturer, whose ruthless promotion of their lucrative drug in the face of mounting evidence beggars belief. Spanning the world, this book is an epic account of corporate villainy against a backdrop of heroic personal struggle and sacrifice. ISBN: 9781922182098. Our Book No: 17060. $15 AUD.
54. Mai, Mukhtar; Cuny, Marie-Therese (with);Coverdale, Linda (translation), & Kristof, Nicholas D. (foreword) (2006). In the Name of Honour: A Memoir. London: Virago. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear corners. The Pakistani author writes her story about her gang rape, punishment for an honour crime allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. A very moving and thought provoking story. An inspirational true story of a woman who still continues to fight against exceptional odds. Mai now runs the first ever school for girls, started with the money awarded to her by the Pakistani government in her historic settlement, and she is an eager pupil at the school herself. ISBN: 9781844084098. Our Book No: 29250. $15 AUD.
55. Mallett, Ashley (2014). The Diggers' Doctor: The Fortunate Life of Col. Donald Beard AM, RFD, ED (Retd). Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear corners. A man of substance in war and in peace. Dr Donald Beard, AM, is a leader known for his compassion, humility and charm. His extraordinary life as a surgeon, as well as his love of cricket and deep friendship with cricketers, including Sir Donald Bradman. It was in the Beard's backyard that The Don faced Jeff Thomson and hit his last cricket ball. Dr Donald Beard has embraced those from all walks of life and considers himself enriched by the experience. Surgery, cricket, music, theatre, reading and his love for Margaret, the greatest love of his life, has warmed him to thousands. His role as a doctor tending to soldiers in combat in Korea is a byword in the Australian Army. At the Battle of Kapyong in 1951 his inspirational care and leadership contributed to the love the soldiers had for this strong man of peace and compassion. ISBN: 9781743053065. Our Book No: 17057. $25 AUD.
56. Martin, Sue; Chifley, Jane (research) & Chifley, Elizabeth (research) (2015). Remembering Ben Chifley: Memories and Stories from His Family and Friends. Canberra, Calwell: Inspiring Publishers. 306 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Set against the turbulent years of both World Wars, the Great Depression and the Cold War, this book traces Ben Chifley's life from his early years on his grandfather's farm to his ascent as Prime Minister of Australia. Written by those who knew and loved him, previously unpublished material is used to give a unique insight into the character of one of Australia's best loved Prime Ministers. The book was started at the request of John Chifley, Ben's nephew. It has been written and put together over a number of years by his family. ISBN: 9781925346510. Our Book No: 17071. $20 AUD.
57. McQueen, Humphrey; Looby, Keith (drawings) & Clark, Manning (foreword) (1975). A New Britannia: An Argument Concerning the Social Origins of Australian Radicalism and Nationalism (3rd or 2nd revised ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 296 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. Third edition. A history of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), starting with the convicts, and tracing the social forces that produced the ALP, and made it anti-socialist from the very start. Also a statement about Australian national identity. This edition has new drawings and foreword, and an even more radical afterword by Humphrey McQueen. ISBN: 0140101268. Our Book No: 21508. $10 AUD.
58. Moor, Keith (2009). Crims in Grass Castles: The True Story of Trimbole, Mr Asia and the Disappearance of Donald Mackay (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group. 334 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, pages lightly toned, front cover little scuffed (title little rubbed), barcode sticker last page, minor edgewear. This is the true story of Trimbole: race-fixer, drug boss, Mafia figure, murder contractor, arms dealer. The author has found never-before-published material for this edition. Based in the 1970s when the Calabrian Mafia were rulers in their "castles" in Griffith, New South Wales. ISBN: 9780670073818. Our Book No: 29283. $20 AUD.
59. Moynihan, Cornelius; Hingston, A. J. (illustrator) (1985). The Feast of the Bunya: An Aboriginal Ballad (Facsimile ed). Brisbane: Olden Days Promotions and Publications / Watson Ferguson & Company. 104 pp. Paperback small square, very good condition, colour & black & white plates, black & white text-illustrations, top spine little bumped, covers & spine little scuffed, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. This Aboriginal ballad was first published in 1901. This facsimile edition was reset and reprinted in 1985. The plates and the notes at the end of the book explain the ballad, and how it came into print. Includes the triennial festival at Mobolon in the Bunya Mountains, a method of cooking the nuts, and early history, including murders and depredation by natives in the district. Our Book No: 29265. $16 AUD.
60. Neill, Michael (2009). SuperCoach: 10 Secrets to Transform Anyone's Life (1st ed) [Super Coach]. London: Hay House. 253 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. In this easy-to-read guide, the author shares his secrets of how to transform your life. He has spent 18 years as a coach, adviser, friend, and mentor to celebrities, CEOs, royalty and people who want to improve their lives. ISBN: 9781848500709. Our Book No: 29276. $20 AUD.
61. Neville, Richard (1997). A Rage for Curiosity: Visualising Australia 1788 - 1830. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 96 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour plates (includes frontispiece) (some full-page), few black & white & single -colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). An analysis of early Australian colonial art, based on art works held by the Mitchell and Dixon Libraries of the State Library of New South Wales, as exhibited by the library, September 1997 to February 1999. The author was the curator and art historian. He documents this 'new Britannia' through its own evidence - images, artefacts, letters and diaries - collected, preserved and now presented 200 years on. ISBN: 0731066103. Our Book No: 29272. $20 AUD.
62. Newton, Douglas (2014). Hell-Bent: Australia's Leap Into the Great War (1st ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages faintly toned. This book looks at events closely, in both Britain and Australia during the last days of peace in July - August 1914. The author attempts to add to Australians having an understanding of Australia's role at the advent of that vast imperial war. A very thought provoking book for anyone with an interest in our military history. ISBN: 9781925106060. Our Book No: 29281. $18 AUD.
63. O'Harris, Pixie; McVittty, Walter (foreword) (1983). Was It Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby. 119 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour illustrations, black & white text-photos, slight foxing reverse side jacket (little faded, minor edgewear, top edge lightly creased), spine ends slightly rubbed, minimal foxing front free flyleaf, sticker mark rear flap reverse side. The autobiography of Australia's best-known and well-loved children's book author and illustrator. This fascinating book which is illustrated by examples of her work over the past 60 years will delight the many generations of Australians who have been brought up on her books. An appendix lists the books written and illustrated by her. This is a very special book for anyone who loves her books or wants to learn about her life. ISBN: 0727018140. Our Book No: 29290. $25 AUD.
64. Oakley, Barry (1993). The Craziplane (1st ed). Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder & Stoughton. 141 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages little toned as usual, edges jacket little creased (reverse side lightly foxed), minor edgewear. First edition. Novel by Australian writer about a young novelist writing the biography of a great playwright, who gets entangled with his family. A funny tale of relationships. (Enclosed: review request letter to named journalist at Melbourne Herald, plus brochure. Mentions Oakley's key role at the Melbourne Pram Factory.). ISBN: 0340509864. Our Book No: 4236. $15 AUD.
65. Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul; Rentoul, Annie; McVittty, Walter (foreword) (2003). Elves & Fairies (3rd selected ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 74 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour full-page drawings, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. Verses by Annie R. Rentoul about fairies, with beautiful illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. This Australian children's classic was originally published by Lothian in 1916. The beautiful drawings and whimsical verse bring these elves and fairies to life again in this edition. ISBN: 0734405588. Our Book No: 29277. $30 AUD.
66. Parker, K. Langloh; Lambert, Johanna (editor) (1993). Wise Women of The Dreamtime: Aboriginal Tales of the Ancestral Powers (1st ed). Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, single-colour drawings, faint foxing edges, covers lifting outwards slightly, minor edgewear. This collection of Australian Aboriginal women's myths has been passed down through the generations by tribal storytellers. K. Langloh Parker, one of the first Europeans to realize their importance, compiled the myths at the turn of the century. The Aboriginal women shared their stories with her after they saved her from drowning when she was a child. The Aboriginal women tell of their own initiations and ceremonies, the origins and destiny of humanity, and the behavioral codes for society. Johanna Lambery provides commentary on this classic book. ISBN: 0892814772. Our Book No: 29255. $12 AUD.
67. Pearson, Noel (2011). Radical Hope: Education & Equality in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 229 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few light creases front cover, spine & cover edges little creased, tiny edge tear one page, bottom corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. The respected Indigenous Australian leader discusses what makes a good teacher, and talks about his own mentors and inspirations. He would like to see a future in education where no child is left behind regardless of background. There are responses from Tony Abbott, Andrew Leigh, Chris Sarra, Peter Sutton, Peter Shergold, Christine Nicholls, Fred Chaney and Jane Caro - as well as the author's reply. The afterword tells of the progress of two schools using the methods described in this book. ISBN: 9781863955300. Our Book No: 29269. $15 AUD.
68. Power, Thomas P. (1897). [INVOICE] Thomas P. Power, Saddlers Ironmonger & Manufacturer, Melbourne. Melbourne: Thomas P. Power. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, quarto, good plus condition, page lightly toned, bottom corners creased, little marked, two small holes, some edgewear, pen mark stripe. Single-page invoice for this business, 398-400 Little Bourke Street West, Melbourne, dated 10 March, 1897. Customer is Messrs J. H. Abbott & Co, Bendigo. Text in ink. The customer ordered bridles, stirrups, etc. Total is Pounds 10.18.9, of which Pounds 8.13.1 is carried forward from a previous invoice. Our Book No: 4220. $20 AUD.
69. Productions, View (1984). Early Australian Postcards: Collector's Edition. Sydney: View Productions. 54 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-coloured) photographs (postcards), minor edgewear. A photographic collection of early Australian postcards, being one or two postcards per page, and minimal text. The first and last three pages may have been intended to be cut out as the back of the postcard (used for writing a message) is reproduced on the reverse side. ISBN: 0908240538. Our Book No: 17068. $20 AUD.
70. Pryor, L. D.; Johnson, L. A. S. (1971). A Classification of the Eucalypts (1st ed). Canberra: Australian National University (ANU). 102 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, thick card covers, red tape spine, light creases in covers, light foxing edges & few pages, few marks covers, bottom edge few pages untrimmed, minor insect damage front cover near fore-edge, minor edgewear, bookplate. This book examines the classification of eucalypts, and indicates where uncertainties lie, and where developments and adjustments are needed in the future. Includes recent study that draws upon information from the associated disciplines of genetics, ecology, and anatomy, as well as the study of morphology along traditional lines. A very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. Our Book No: 29247. $30 AUD.
71. Railton, James (1910). [INVOICE] Railton Bros, Wholesale and Retail Nurserymen and Seed Merchants, Melbourne. Melbourne: J. Hickmer. 1 pp. Ephemera, invoice, oblong octavo (18 x 20 cm), good plus condition, page lightly toned, minor edgewear. A single-page invoice from this business at 273 Swanston Street, Melbourne, dated August 17, 1910. The customer is Castle Bros, Kyneton. Text in pencil, with extra annotation in ink. Rubber stamp "James Railton" overprints business name Railton Bros. Our Book No: 4231. $20 AUD.
72. Rodale, Maria; Schlosser, Eric (foreword) (2010). Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe (1st ed). New York: Rodale Press. 208 pp. Hardback trade, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), printed on 100% paper, minor edgewear jacket. The author is a third-generation advocate for organic farmers and farming products. She uses research from the Rodale Institute, leading health researchers, and spoken to chemical farmers from coast to coast, to trace the genesis of chemical farming and the rise in its use. Maria explains that modern organic farming would help control climate change by helping to reduce harmful carbon emissions. ISBN: 9781605294858. Our Book No: 29286. $20 AUD.
73. Safran, John (2014). Murder In Mississippi: The True Story of How I Met a White Supremacist, Befriended His Black Killer and Wrote This Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condittion, colour photos, few corners creased (used as bookmarks!), tiny scuff spine edge, minor wear edges & spine. This book is about a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived, and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything. The author has written an engrossing revealing story. ISBN: 9780143572084. Our Book No: 29257. $15 AUD.
74. Shepherd, Sue; Gibson, Peter; O'Meara, Mark (food photos) (2011). Food Intolerance Management Plan (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 255 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, full-page full colour photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This comprehensive cookbook is based on the low-FODMAP diet, by two Australian medical specialists. It is a complete health and lifestyle plan for people with IBS and fructose, gluten and lactose intolerances. Contains 80 recipes suitable for all intolerances. ISBN: 9780670074419. Our Book No: 27242. $30 AUD.
75. Smith, Jan (2016). Confessions of a Homegrown Alien: An Australian Memoir. Sydney: Svengali Press / ETT Imprint. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine minimally rubbed, minor edgewear corners. Memoirs of the life of an Australian journalist. Jan worked as a cadet journalist on The Courier Mail (Brisbane), then moved to Sydney to join Woman's Day, where she had to resign after three years because she married a staff member. She then survived by freelancing for The Bulletin and Pol magazine. Then spent a year on Forum UK, the sex magazine, and Australian Business. In this uplifting book, Jan writes about her life and the people she has meet along the way. ISBN: 9780994276575. Our Book No: 29256. $15 AUD.
76. Sprigg, Griselda; Maclean, Rod (with) & Smith, Dick (foreword) (2001). Dune is a Four-Letter Word (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 253 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, black & white & colour photos, map, small scratch front cover, minor edgewear. First edition. Cover subtitle: "Desert crossings and dusty memories." Describes the Spriggs' pioneering adventures - not only in the Simpson Desert but across the vast Australian outback, as the family joined Reg in his relentless geological explorations. This is a heart-warming tale of a family working together, and a humorous, earthy yarn about the bush and its characters. Giselda was the first white woman to cross the Simpson Desert. ISBN: 1862545405. Our Book No: 26920. $15 AUD.
77. Teske, Travis (editor); Thaiday, Selly;Thaiday, Jimmy;Mai, Kapua;Sailor, Nanai;Idagi, Freddie, & Cook, Robert (1987). Darnley: Island of Torres Strait. Thursday Island, QLD: Far Northern Schools Development Unit. 67 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, card covers, maps, black & white photos (mostly full-page), staples little rusted, covers little creased, minor edgewear corners. (Estimated date, 1987, Trove catalogue.) This is a picture/information book which is part of a series of books about the inhabited islands in the Torres Strait. This book shows the photos and tells the stories about the island homes. Suggested for primary and secondary schools. ISBN: 072422565X. Our Book No: 29246. $30 AUD.
78. Thiele, Colin; Stucci, Mavis (illustrator) (2007). Miss Bilby (1st ed). Adelaide: Crawford House. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback wide quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, spine ends little bumped, cover corners little bumped. This Australian children's picture story is about a bilby that stays in her burrow because she is fearful of the other animals that are harming her friends. This vividly illustrated book written by an iconic Australian author, gives an awareness of this loveable and cuddly creature and its endangered existence in a new and sometimes cruel outback environment. ISBN: 9781863333214. Our Book No: 29274. $30 AUD.
79. Turner, Ethel (1955). Three Little Maids. London & Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. 224 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), blue cloth cover (black spine lettering), black & white plate frontispiece, front flap jacket clipped (small edge tears), edges toned & foxed, minor edgewear, minor annotation flyleaves (few digits). Estimated date, 1955 (Burnet 8.5, originally published 1900. Printed by Billing & Sons, frontispiece "Stand clear", verso of half title lists 10 books ending with Jennifer J., no 106 base spine jacket.) Historical novel for young adults by the author of "Seven Little Australians". This autobiographical novel describes her mother's struggle to maintain her family in genteel poverty and presents her third marriage as a means of rescue. Our Book No: 17062. $30 AUD.
80. Vincent, Sam (2014). Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars. Melbourne: Black inc. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tip front cover creased, minor edgewear. Sam Vincent plunges into the whale wars. He sets sail with the anti-whaling ship Sea Shepherd, led by the charismatic and abrasive Paul Watson. He attends the recent case at the International Court of Justice, which finds Japan's scientific whaling in the southern Ocean to be unlawful. And he travels to Japan to investigate why its government doggedly continues to bankroll the unprofitable hunt. This is a fresh, funny and intelligent look at how Australia has become the most vocal anti-whaling nation on Earth. He skewers hypocrisy and sheds light on motives noble and otherwise. ISBN: 9781863956826. Our Book No: 17070. $15 AUD.
81. Walraven, Erna; Hale, Rebecca (illustrator) (1999). Care of Australian Wildlife. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 140 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, top corner tip front cover little scuffed, faint foxing endpapers & edges, minor edgewear. This book is an easy-to-use and practical guide outlining the many dangers facing our native animals and how to care for the sick and injured. The charming illustrations, comprehensive appendices and various feature boxes giving answers to commonly asked questions go with the informative text. This is an ideal book for anyone wanting to care for and protect our native wildlife. ISBN: 1864365056. Our Book No: 29264. $18 AUD.
82. Warnock, Mary (2003). Nature & Mortality: Recollections of a Philosopher in Public Life. London: Continuum. 225 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, small scuff base spine, corner tips covers little creased, faint foxing inside covers & endpapers, few small dents covers, covers little scratched, autograph (author's written name title page). The noted English philosopher provides a thought-provoking account on such matters as human embryology, genetic engineering, euthanasia and abortion. Her views are set in the context of her own experience of writing reports on these topics. The framework of the book is autobiographical and very personal. ISBN: 0826473237. Our Book No: 29288. $15 AUD.
83. Wells, Linda (2016). Kultitja: Memoir of an Outback School Teacher (1st ed). Port Adelaide, SA: Ginninderra Press. 180 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The autobiography of an Australian outback teacher. The author came from suburban Melbourne and went to see what she could find in the desert in the centre of Australia. The author captures the joy, wonder and hardships of life as a schoolteacher at Mount Allan community, near Alice Springs, and learns about herself along the way. ISBN: 9781760411251. Our Book No: 29271. $25 AUD.
84. Welshman, Kate; Robaard, Jedda (illustrator) (2016). Do You Know Who I Love? (1st ed). Sydney, Gosford: Scholastic. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings. This beautiful warm children's picture story is about a boy named Freddy who follows all of his Mum's clues to find the answer to the question -who does she love? The bright colourful drawings will bring a smile to any age. ISBN: 9781760151522. Our Book No: 29289. $18 AUD.
86. Wiseman, Richard (2015). Night School: The Life-Changing Science of Sleep. London: Pan Books / Pan Macmillan. 326 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. Almost a third of your life is spent asleep. Based on exciting new peer-reviewed research, mass-participation experiments and the world's largest archive of dream reports, the British psychologist and bestselling author uncovers the truth about the sleeping brain - and gives powerful tips on how you can use those hours of supposed dead time to change your waking life. You will discover how to learn information while you sleep, the creative potential of a six-minute nap, and what your dreams really mean. Studies show that even a small lack of sleep can have a detrimental effect on health and happiness. ISBN: 9781447264835. Our Book No: 17078. $10 AUD.
87. Wormald, Kimberley; Mortimore, Rosamund (illustrator) (2006). Ilsa's Journey (1st ed). Melbourne, East Kew: Windy Hollow books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (some full-page), top corner front cover little bumped, minor edgewear. This children's picture story is about a very special puppy named Ilsa, who grew up to become a guide dog. Ilsa lived with her puppy raiser family who cared for her until she became old enough to train at the Guide Dog Centre. Ilsas' journey towards becoming a guide dog is also a journey for Alyssa because she learns about friendship, separation and, finally, understanding when she meets Connor who Ilsa will be helping. The end of the book has an information page about Guide Dogs and how they are trained. The author and her family have raised several guide dog puppies, including the beautiful Ilsa. ISBN: 1921136987. Our Book No: 29268. $25 AUD.