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1. Aly, Anne (2018). Finding My Place: From Cairo to Canberra - the Irresistible Story of an Irrepressible Woman. Sydney: HarperCollins. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, four black & white photos, colour photos, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is the story of a Muslim girl growing up in suburban Australia in the 1970s. The author came here when she was two years old. In 2016, she was the first Australian Muslim woman, the first Egyptian-born woman and the first counterterrorism expert, to be elected to federal parliament. The story is told with humour and insight by a woman who has found where she belongs, and continues to make her mark internationally and in public life. ISBN: 9780733338489. Our Book No: 40291. $25 AUD.
2. Andrews, Dr Arthur (1912). The History of Albury 1824 to 1895 (1st ed). Albury: Dr Arthur Andrews / Printed by Adams, Cooper, and Adams, Banner Office. 94 pp. Hardback small wide octavo, very good condition, rebound in midbrown leather (dark brown leather title label, gilt lettering & border decoration), new endpapers, map (scratch mark near top edge), few small marks near hinges few pages, minor edgewear. The author has written the history of the early days of Albury, New South Wales. In his preface, he states has kept as strictly as possible to the events of the town alone, through district happenings often are necessarily mentioned. (This copy has recently been handsomely rebound in full leather with a leather title label.). Our Book No: 40294. $250 AUD.
3. Baker, D. W. A. (1997). The Civilised Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell and the Australian Aborigines. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 213 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (drawings) centre spread, maps, minor edgewear & rubbing. Thomas Mitchell landed in Sydney in 1827 to become Surveyor General of New South Wales. A cultured, energetic and urbane man, he worked first in the settled areas of the colony and then made four journeys of exploration, spanning 15 years. This is a seductive blend of scrupulous history and spare, elegant storytelling, ever alert to irony. ISBN: 0522847633. Our Book No: 21002. $30 AUD.
4. Bale, C. L. (1996). Eucalypts and Angophoras of the North Coast New South Wales: A Key to the Indigenous Species (3rd ed). Armidale, NSW: Department of Botany, University of New England. 39 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black cloth binding along spine (concealed staples), black & white drawings, light foxing top edge, light creases covers, pamphlet slightly bent, tiny tear fore-edge front cover. Third edition (minor corrections and additions). A botanical key describes and helps to identify the species of eucalypts and angophoras of the north coast of NSW. The region covered is bounded in the north by the NSW-Qld border and in the south by the southern rim of the Manning basin. All indigenous species which are typically found in the coastal region are included. An interesting and helpful booklet for students and researchers, and anyone wanting to learn more about these fascinating plants. ISBN: 1863890009. Our Book No: 40265. $30 AUD.
5. Barnes, T. A. (1951). Underground Water Survey of Portion of the Murray Basin (Counties Albert and Alfred) (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin no. 25]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 183 pp. Paperback tall octavo, good condition, stapled, plans, tables (including foldouts), two black & white & two colour plans inside paper pocket inside rear cover, pages lightly toned, few page corners little little creased, top corners creased (cloth little lifting), spine lightly faded, tiny piece missing base spine, small closed tear rear cover, covers little faded, rear hinge split (pages firm), edgewear. The object of the present investigation was to critically examine the underground waters in counties Albert and Alfred, to determine whether these waters could be utilized to greater advantage. The field work was completed in 1946, a total of 14 weeks being spent in the field. Counties Albert and Alfred comprise approximately 3,600 sq. miles of portion of the area formerly known as the Murray Mallee. Now the area is divided between three regions, Sturt, Pyap, and Murray Mallee. A valuable reference for the future. Our Book No: 40256. $50 AUD.
6. 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), minor edgewear. 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. (1 of 2 copies available.). ISBN: 9781864367362. Our Book No: 4146. $15 AUD.
7. Bean, Tony (1983). Eucalypts of the Sunshine Coast and the Coast from Bundaberg to Coffs Harbour (1st ed). Queensland: Tony Bean. 44 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white drawings, light foxing edges, light foxing rear cover, spine little faded, minor edgewear, owner's embossed stamp, sticker mark front cover. This booklet contains descriptions of all the species of eucalyptus indigenous to the Sunshine Coast, but it should also be useful for the coastal areas from Coffs Harbour to Bundaberg, as over half of the species described here extend to these towns. A further seven species are briefly described at the end of the book. The main aim is to help people identify the local eucalypts and learn more about this truly Australian genus of trees and mallees ISBN: 0959182403. Our Book No: 40269. $20 AUD.
8. Bean, Tony; Sked, Jan (illustrator) (1986). Eucalypts of the Central Queensland Coast: Townsville to Bundaberg (1st ed). Queensland: Tony Bean. 40 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white drawings, light foxing edges, minor edgewear, owner’s embossed stamp, sticker mark front cover. This booklet contains descriptions of all the named species of eucalypts indigenous to a 110 kilometre-wide strip of the central Queensland coast, bounded in the south by a line between Bundaberg and Mt. Perry. The north includes Townsville. This region includes the inland towns of Charters Towers, Collinsville, Nebo, Gogango, Biloela and Monto. Thirty-one species are described in full, and several other species of restricted distribution are briefly described at the end of the book. The main aim is to help people identify the eucalypts of central Queensland. ISBN: 0959182411. Our Book No: 40268. $20 AUD.
9. Berne, Eric; Allen, James R. (new introduction) (2004). Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships (The Basic Handbook of Transactional Analysis) (Reprint ed). New York: Ballantine Books. 197 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. Fortieth-anniversary edition of this classic book of social psychology and self-help, which became a cult bestseller in the 1960s and 1970s. We think we are relating to other people - but actually we are all playing games - sexual games, marital games, peer games with our bosses, competitive games with our friends. ISBN: 0345410033. Our Book No: 4545. $12 AUD.
10. Boaz, David (2015). The Libertarian Mind: A Manifesto for Freedom (Revised, reprint ed). New York: Simon & Schuster. 417 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (top corner front flap creased), pages faintly toned. A revised, updated, and retitled edition of the author’s classic primer on libertarianism. This book is a guide to the history, ideas, and growth of this increasingly important political movement. With new information about government surveillance, the policies that lead up to and stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis, corruption in Washington and the unsustainable welfare state, the book is a good resource for the current, burgeoning libertarian movement. ISBN: 9781476752846. Our Book No: 30392. $30 AUD.
11. Boothby, Mabel F. (1916). An Autobiography of a Laughing Jackass (Unstated 2nd ed). Melbourne: P. T. Law & Co. / Atlas Press (Printer). 12 pp. Paperback small square, good condition, card covers (string binding), colour plate, foldout black & white plate at rear (little loose), covers marked (mostly rear cover), pages lightly foxed & toned, spine worn, edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. Second edition. A delightful and scarce little children's book, about a kookaburra who tells his story about being rescued and made into a family pet, and eventually stars in a portrait with 10 other kookaburras (the foldout plate). (Not to be confused with the first edition, published by Robert Jolley, Melbourne, no date but 1915.) Written dedication states: "Billy - with love and sincere wishes, from Grace, Christmas 16". Our Book No: 17740. $80 AUD.
12. Bower, Father Rod (2018). Outspoken: The Life and Work of the Man Behind Those Signs (1st ed). Sydney: Penguin Random House Australia. 354 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. This autobiography is by the Anglican priest who wrote ‘Dear Christians, Some people are gay. Get over it. Love God” on the roadside sign at his Gosford parish church. He started a media revolution when he posted them on Facebook. Today Fr Rod has close to 65,000 followers on social media. He uses this platform to raise questions about Australia’s corporate soul, to assert that we are all important. The death threats pour in about the content of his messages. This book is frank, both philosophical and funny. It illuminates the life and work of the man behind those signs. ISBN: 9780143788409. Our Book No: 40281. $26 AUD.
13. Boyne, John (2011). The Absolutist: A Novel (1st this ed). New York: Other Press. 309 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), spine ends lightly scuffed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is an unforgettable and powerful novel of passion, jealousy, heroism, and betrayal set in the trenches of World War 1. ISBN: 9781590515525. Our Book No: 30397. $18 AUD.
14. Brophy, J. J.; Doran, J. C. (1996). Essential Oils of Tropical Asteromyrtus, Callistermon and Melaleuca Species [ACIAR Monograph]. Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). 130 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. This book is the result of research carried out on a number of species that produced oils of possible commercial potential. Many of the species described in this fascinating and informative book are of value in environmental and social forestry in the tropics. The reason for this study was to do research on the entire suite of tropical melaleucas and selected close relatives in the Australasian region as these had not been studied in detail. (No 40 in this series.). ISBN: 1863201890. Our Book No: 17741. $45 AUD.
15. Brosnahan, Sean G. (1992). The Kerrytown Brosnahans (1st ed). Timaru, NZ: R. J. & H. P. Brosnahan. Unnum 74 + 146 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, family trees, tables, map, minor edgewear corner tips, spine little creased (ridges during binding, cover crease near spine), autograph (author's written dedication). About the ancestors and relatives of the author. The author is the great-great-grandson of 'Daddy' Hugh and Deborah Brosnahan. Part 1: The family origins in Ireland. Part 2: Migration to New Zealand. Part 3: Large family tree (no page numbers). A family tree concerning the descendants of Hugh and Timothy Brosnahan of Kerrytown, Canterbury, New Zealand. ISBN: 0473015994. Our Book No: 40270. $60 AUD.
16. Buruma, Ian (1984). Japanese Mirror: Heroes and Villains of Japanese Culture. London: Jonathan Cape. 242 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, small dent in first few pages, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear. A well-informed look at Japanese popular culture and its disturbing fantasies. The Dutch-born author lived in Japan for several years and was involved in Japanese theatre. ISBN: 0224020498. Our Book No: 20118. $15 AUD.
17. Butt, James (1961). Music by James Butt for Medium Voice and Organ (or Pianoforte): Psalm 1 and Psalm 150 (2 pamphlets). Torquay, Devon: Spheare Publications. 4 + 4 pp. Each pamphlet: Quarto looseleaf, one folded sheet (plus folded cover sheet with overlapping edges), very good plus condition, owner's rubber stamp. Copyright dates: 1958 and 1961. Sheet music for two psalms, stated as for soprano or tenor and organ. Our Book No: 14102. $10 AUD.
18. Campbell, Charles; Heffernan, Ester (foreword) (2001). The Intolerable Hulks: British Shipboard Confinement, 1776 - 1857 (3rd ed). Tucson, AZ: Fenestra Books. 242 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, light crease & few tiny dents front cover, small mark bottom edge, minimal foxing top edge, top corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Great Britain followed the practice of transporting as many as 1000 convicts each year to Maryland and Virginia. This worked well until the American colonies closed their ports to reception of British prison ships. The British converted deactivated navy vessels, into floating prisons (prison hulks). These dungeons at anchor became a dreaded purgatory, to be endured for months - sometimes even years - by prisoners destined for eventual transportation to Australia. This book is a well-researched, vivid, fully documented account of this long neglected episode in British penal history. ISBN: 1587360683. Our Book No: 40271. $90 AUD.
19. Capon, Joanna (1991). Plasterwork: A Practical Guide [Plaster Work: Australian Home Renovator Series]. Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House. 94 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. Styles, History, Materials, Suppliers. A complete step-by-step guide to all the processes of renovation of plasterwork in historic homes. The author describes the many styles of plaster work, how they can be faithfully renovated by the amateur, and when to call for professional help. ISBN: 0091826543. Our Book No: 26068. $12 AUD.
20. Cavalier, Rodney (2011). Power Crisis: The Self-destruction of a State Labor Party (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Written by a former minister and Labor historian, this book is an explosive account of the self-destruction of the New South Wales Labor Government, which saw a turnover of four premiers in five years, and which was heading for humiliation by voters at the next state election. Sponsored by the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. ISBN: 9780521138321. Our Book No: 15185. $12 AUD.
21. Clarke, Patricia (1994). Tasma: The Life of Jessie Couvreur. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear, old written name marks front flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Biography of an Australian writer, lecturer and foreign correspondent. This is the first biography of this remarkable woman. Relates Tasma's story from her early life in Hobart and ending with her death in Brussels. Tasma took her name from Tasmania where she spent her early years. ISBN: 1863735194. Our Book No: 20822. $15 AUD.
22. Cooper, Tea (2019). The Horse Thief. Sydney: HQ Fiction. 313 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An Australian romance novel about a girl named India Kilhampton and her bid to save her family's horse stud. Determined to follow her dream of breeding a Melbourne Cup winner, she employs a horse breeder, and along the way has many adventures. By the author of The Naturalist's Daughter. ISBN: 9781489278708. Our Book No: 40278. $18 AUD.
23. Crawford, A. R. (1965). The Geology of Yorke Peninsula (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 96 pp. Hardback tall octavo, good condition, red cloth covered boards, figures, maps, tables, six black & white folded plans & three folded colour maps inside paper pocket inside rear cover, frontispiece, cloth edges little frayed covers, pages lightly toned, top edge pocket little creased, bottom corner last few pages creased, minor edgewear, black texta mark spine. This report is based on two years of field investigations and geological mapping, and is the first publication to deal with the Peninsula as a whole. Yorke Peninsula lies between Spencer Gulf and Gulf St. Vincent, on the South Australian coast. It was discovered by Matthew Flinders. This Bulletin deals with an area having an arbitrary boundary along the northern edge of the Wallaroo one-mile sheet, only passing reference being made to the area to the north, most of which is sand dunes. There has been no previously published geological work on the whole area. (No 39 in this series.). Our Book No: 40259. $40 AUD.
24. Davies, David (1973). The Last of the Tasmanians (1st ed). Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press. 284 pp. Hardcover octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (faint toning reverse side, few tiny edge tears, minor fading with colour loss small patch front flap from sticker removal & spine little faded, fore-edge rear cover rubbed, bottom edge front flap creased). First edition. The story of how the Tasmanian Aborigines became extinct less than 100 years after white men first made contact. About the tortuous history of their extermination. Examines the physique, morals and social structure of the Aborigines. The book is illustrated with rare etchings and unique, hitherto unpublished photos of the last few survivors. ISBN: 0855581506. Our Book No: 40292. $30 AUD.
25. Dennett, Daniel C.; Weiner, Paul (illustrator) (1993). Consciousness Explained (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 511 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This now-classic book blends philosophy, psychology and neuroscience. There are many examples and thought experiments to explore how consciousness has evolved, and how it arises. Explains how - rather than a single stream - it is just one of many "multiple drafts" of reality composed by our brains. ISBN: 0140128670. Our Book No: 26368. $12 AUD.
26. Diamond, Jed (2000). Surviving Male Menopause: A Guide for Women and Men (Reprint ed). Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Inc. 227 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small mark fore-edge, corner tips front cover little creased, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. Offers guidance to and tells the stories of men affected by male menopause. The author uses his research and experience as a licensed psychotherapist to look at current medical happenings, then focuses on the personal side of this life journey. The male menopause (andropause) is very poorly known compared to the female menopause. The main symptoms are irritability, loss of energy and low libido. ISBN: 1570714339. Our Book No: 40284. $30 AUD.
27. Diamond, Jed (2005). The Irritable Male Syndrome: Managing the Four Key Causes of Depression and Aggression (1st U.K. ed). London: Rodale International. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner front cover & first few page corners little creased, minor edgewear. The male menopause (andropause) is very poorly known compared to the female menopause. The main symptoms are depression, aggression, irritability, loss of energy and low libido. This book offers guidance to and tells the stories of men affected by male menopause. The author uses his research and experience as a licensed psychotherapist to look at current medical happenings, then focuses on the personal side of this life journey, discussing ways to manage IMS. ISBN: 140507745X. Our Book No: 40285. $20 AUD.
28. Dixon, Wilfrid J.; Massey, Frank J. (1969). Introduction to Statistical Analysis: International Edition (3rd ed). Tokyo: McGraw Hill Kogakusha. 638 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, figures, tables, tiny dent top spine, covers & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, bookshop sticker, owner's rubber stamp. Third edition. This classic textbook is written for a basic course in statistics to be taken by students from all fields in which statistics finds application. The authors are American professors of biomathematics and biostatistics, respectively. Our Book No: 21130. $15 AUD.
29. Doidge, Norman (2007). The Brain that Changes Itself (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 427 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear & chipping. About neuroplasticity, or about how the brain can change itself. The author who is a Canadian psychiatrist and researcher travelled around the United States to meet the scientists who discussed the use of neuroplasticity, and to meet the people whose lives have been transformed. Using personal stories Dr Doidge has written a very moving, inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature and human potential. ISBN: 9780143113102. Our Book No: 17728. $12 AUD.
30. Dutton, Denis (2010). The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 282 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, colour plates centre spread (some scuffing top edge without loss from opening stuck pages), bottom corner tip creased front cover, top edge little foxed, minor edgewear. Human tastes in the arts, Dutton argues, are an evolutionary trait or instinct, shaped by Darwinian selection. They are not, as the past century of art criticism and academic theory would have it, just socially constructed. Our love of beauty is inborn, and many aesthetic tastes are shared across remote cultures. One example is the widespread preference for landscapes with water and distant trees, like the savannas where humans evolved. Using forceful logic and hard evidence, Dutton shows that we must premise art criticism on an understanding of evolution, not on abstract theory. He restores the place of beauty, pleasure, and skill as artistic values. ISBN: 9780199580736. Our Book No: 17726. $15 AUD.
31. Edge, Hoyt; Morris, Robert; Palmer, John; Rush, Joseph; Barber, T. X. (foreword) (1986). Foundations of Parapsychology: Exploring the Boundaries of Human Capacity. Boston: Routledge Kegan Paul (RKP). 432 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, edges little foxed, bottom edge rubbed, spinewear & edgewear. A valuable and detailed survey of parapsychological research, by four academic parapsychologists. Mainly about extrasensory perception (ESP) and psychokinesis (PK), but includes survival and sociocultural / philosophical aspects. ISBN: 0710208057. Our Book No: 6555. $25 AUD.
32. Egan, Gerard (2010). The Skilled Helper: A Problem-management and Opportunity-development Approach to Helping (9th ed). Belmont, CA: Brooks / Cole / Cengage Learning. 480 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, minor edgewear. Ninth edition. A popular and practical textbook that is internationally recognized for its successful problem-management approach to effective helping. There are vivid examples throughout the book which show helping skills in action in a lot of possible relationships and settings. ISBN: 9780495601890. Our Book No: 17498. $35 AUD.
33. Firman, John; Gila, Ann (1997). The Primal Wound: A Transpersonal View of Trauma, Addiction, and Growth (Reprint ed) [SUNY Series in the Philosophy of Psychology]. New York: State University of New York Press (SUNY Press). 284 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear. They apply object relations theory, self-psychology, transpersonal psychology, and psychosynthesis to the issues of psychological wounding, healing, and growth, and show how this wounding can be redeemed through therapy and through changing one's way of living. ISBN: 0791432947. Our Book No: 40288. $35 AUD.
34. Fitzgerald, Shirley (2008). Chippendale: Beneath the Factory Wall (2nd ed) [Sydney History Series]. Sydney, Ultimo / Braddon, ACT: Halstead Press and Gorman House / City of Sydney. 144 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, adverts, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This story begins in convict times, when William Chippendale shot a man for stealing his potato crop. This fertile and well watered area was coveted by industrialists who manufactured Sydney's sugar, beer and gin. Pollution, planning disasters, illegal subdivisions, substandard buildings, and floods poured filth into the unsewered slums, all contributing to degrade Chippendale throughout the 19th century. Chippendale today, cut off by busy thoroughfares between Central Station and Sydney University, attracts residents to quiet but cluttered streets because of its closeness to the city centre and educational institutions. ISBN: 9781920831486. Our Book No: 30413. $22 AUD.
35. Forsythe, Frank E.; Forsythe, Annie (writer); Somers, Jim (drawings) (2000). Frankly Speaking: Excerpts from the True Memoirs of a Remarkable Cat. Maroochydore, QLD: Annie Forsythe. 67 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, black & white & colour drawings, spine ends rubbed, covers little creased & rubbed, cover corners slightly creased, minor edgewear. This is a very funny story about a cat named Frank. He tells his story and many adventures through his human family. The book is related in an up-beat style, Frank’s droll and rather acerbic wit preludes sentimentality. ISBN: 0646393243. Our Book No: 30395. $18 AUD.
36. Gallagher, Bryan (2005). Barefoot in Mullyneeny: A Boy's Journey towards Belonging (1st ed). London: HarperCollins Entertainment. 234 pp. Hardback small wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. His evocative tale of a childhood remembered through the people and landscape of Fermanagh, Ireland. He relates tales of murderous bicycle chases through the darkened streets of Cavan, of tragedies and murders, ghosts and fairy forts, the anguish of immigration, rites of passage and swimming to Rabbit Island. A memoir that vividly recreates life in rural Ireland in the 1940s and 50s. ISBN: 0007204051. Our Book No: 30394. $30 AUD.
37. Garnett, T. R. (1990). Man of Roses: Alister Clark of Glenara and His Family (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 128 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos, family tree appendix, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket. The story of Alister Clark, who was the younger son of Walter Clark of Argyllshire, a protege and partner of members of the Macleay family of Sydney, who built the famous Elizabeth Bay Garden. Walter Clark built Glenara near Melbourne in 1854 - which has become perhaps the most significant garden in Australia because of its historical associations. Explains how Alister came to live there, and how his connection with the horticultural establishment in Britain inspired him to breed daffodils and roses. The appendices contain detailed horticultural information never before collected. The book is based on research among family papers. It combines detailed and specialist horticultural information with a portrait of a Scottish family which had great influence on Australia, directly and indirectly. ISBN: 0864173326. Our Book No: 30406. $40 AUD.
38. Gaskin, A. J.; Samson, H. R. (1951). Ceramic and Refractory Clays of South Australia (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin no. 28]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 91 pp. Paperback tall trade, good condition, stapled (little rusted), figures, frontispiece map, diagrams, corners faded rear cover, two library stamps on front cover, bottom corner front cover & some pages creased, tiny stain top corner tips last few pages, minor edgewear. The work leading to the results contained in this publication forms part of an extended investigation of the properties of the clays and other ceramic materials of Australia. The present report is a general preliminary survey of the clays known to the Department of Mines of South Australia, and is designed to amplify and extend the information contained in Bulletin 12 of the Geological Survey of South Australia. Data and discussions regarding all clays investigated are arranged in the alphabetical order of local place-names. A valuable reference for the future. Our Book No: 40257. $25 AUD.
39. Giannone, Rose; Emmerichs, Bern (illustrator) (2013). What’s your Story? (1st ed). Melbourne, Kew East: Berbay Publishing. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial covers, colour drawings & endpapers. This children's book describes the friendship of a little orphan boy from England named Leonard with a little Aboriginal girl named Milba. Leonard is fascinated by the Australian fauna, and it is through his friendships with Milba that he learns about the Australian animals. The book is suggested for primary school children. ISBN: 9780980671155. Our Book No: 30387. $30 AUD.
40. Gilmore, D. H. (1980). The Adventures of Antony Ant and the Earwig Pirates and Gregory Grasshopper and the Saucy Walnut (Reprint ed) [Australian Children's Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 154 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white drawings (some full-page), light toning pages, small marks & creases bottom edge some pages, spine little faded (ends little rubbed), corner tips covers little bumped, spine little loose (pages firm), some edgewear. This beautiful children's book is a delightful and imaginary world peopled with resourceful ants, earwigs, grasshoppers and a host of other colourful characters. The author - illustrator first took up his pen and paintbrush 40 years ago, and this special combined edition has been reissued to delight a new generation of children. ISBN: 0207137544. Our Book No: 30389. $25 AUD.
41. Godwin, Gail; Halsband, Frances (illustrator) (2015). Publishing: A Writer's Memoir (1st U.S. ed). New York: Bloomsbury. 209 pp. Hardcover small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket, fore-edge roughly cut. Her personal life story of a hunger to be a published writer, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul of 45 years as a bestselling writer. This memoir maps the American publishing industry over the last 50 years, a time of great upheaval and ingenuity. The evocative black & white line drawings throughout help to bring her story to life. ISBN: 9781620408247. Our Book No: 40280. $20 AUD.
42. 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 octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A 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. $15 AUD.
43. Grose, Peter (2009). An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin February 1942 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner tip front cover creased, bottom edge rubbed, minimal edgewear & creasing. The Japanese bombing raid on Darwin, on 19 February 1942, was the first wartime assault on Australian soil. The Japanese struck with the same carrier-borne force that devastated Pearl Harbor only ten weeks earlier. There was a difference: more bombs fell on Darwin, more civilians were killed, and more ships were sunk. The people of Darwin abandoned their town, leaving it to looters, a few anti-aircraft batteries, and a handful of dogged defenders with single-shot rifles. Yet the story has remained in the shadows. Drawing on long-hidden documents and first-person accounts, Grose tells what really happened. There was much to be proud of in Darwin that day: courage, mateship, determination and improvisation. But the dark side of the story involves looting, desertion and a calamitous failure of leadership. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781741756432. Our Book No: 15138. $14 AUD.
44. Hatfield, Irena (2013). White Woman Black Art: My Year on Elcho Island (1st ed). City Not Stated: Irena Hatfield. 324 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, colour photos center spread, bottom corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). The author spent a year on Elcho Island in northern Arnhem Land, in Australia's Northern Territory. This is her story about establishing an Aboriginal art and craft centre on the island, and the many problems and joys it brought to her life. Taken from her hand-written journal, the story portrays many cross cultural challenges as well as the personal struggles of a single white woman trying to survive in a remote Aboriginal community. ISBN: 9780992280512. Our Book No: 40262. $30 AUD.
45. Healy, Leone (2002). Up! A Mother's Journey to Freedom with Her Deaf Son. Sydney: Book House. 154 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, autograph. This unique Australian life story about a mother and her deaf son David has helped foster better understanding of deafness. A real story of perseverance, and triumph over bureaucratic obstacles. Leone became a leading advocate of improved services for Australians with a disability. One of the first Australian biographies of living with deafness. Winner of best self-published Australian Book of the Year 2002. (Autograph of Lorraine D'Arcy, David's wife.). ISBN: 1740182421. Our Book No: 1463. $25 AUD.
46. Hetherington, Stephen (2009). Yes, But How Do You Know?: Introducing Philosophy through Sceptical Ideas (1st ed) [Broadview Guides to Philosophy]. Ontario: Broadview Press. 186 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover & some pages little creased, bottom corners two pages folded (bookmark), minimal edgewear. In this very readable book, the author invites readers to think philosophically through the use of sceptical (skeptical) ideas. He challenges our complacency and ask us to reconsider what we think we know. Written by Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales. ISBN: 9781551119038. Our Book No: 30416. $18 AUD.
47. Hinduja, Sameer; Patchin, Justin W. (2009). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (Reprint ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Books. 254 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables, boxes, minimal edgewear. This comprehensive book focuses on the way technology can facilitate or magnify bullying behaviour. Written by leading experts, this groundbreaking book shares the experiences of students affected by or involved in real cyberbullying incidents and includes Illustrations of what cyberbullying looks like, and tips for identifying cyberbullies or targets. Breakout boxes highlight hundreds of anti-cyberbullying strategies. Includes a review of current research and legal rulings, strategies for responsible social networking, follow-up reflection questions in each chapter, and guidelines for working with parents and law enforcement. ISBN: 9781412966894. Our Book No: 40261. $30 AUD.
48. Howarth, Glennys (2007). Death and Dying: A Sociological Introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press. 301 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. A sophisticated introduction to the key issues in the sociology of death and dying. The recent fascination with death is reflected in popular media and in the multiplying range of professional roles associated with dying and death. Yet, most texts in the field have been written primarily for health professionals. Breaks with that tradition by providing a cutting edge discussion of the key topics in death and dying. Demonstrates that the study of mortality is germane to all areas of the social sciences. Addresses questions about social attitudes to mortality, the social nature of death and dying, explanations for change and diversity in approaches, and traditional, modern and postmodern experiences. ISBN: 9780745625348. Our Book No: 17724. $30 AUD.
49. Kaplan, Aryeh (1988). Meditation and the Bible (1st p/b ed). New York: Samuel Weiser. 179 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, stain inside front cover (covered by sticker), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, edgewear corner tips. A highly radical interpretation of the Bible demonstrating the methods of meditation used by the prophets to attain their unique states of consciousness, based on ancient Kabbalistic teachings. First English translation of ancient unpublished manuscripts, with commentary. ISBN: 0877286175. Our Book No: 17745. $10 AUD.
50. Keane, Bernard; Razer, Helen (2014). A Short History of Stupid: The Decline of Reason and Why Public Debate Makes Us Want to Scream. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The authors discuss, in a humorous manner, the many ways that public debate and lack of commonsense in media, politics and society can become frustrating. Bernard Keane is the correspondent and politics editor in Canberra for Crikey, and Helen Razer (also a Crikey contributor) has elaborated upon her already published thoughts on the impotence of the current Australian public debate. ISBN: 9781760110543. Our Book No: 40279. $20 AUD.
51. Keating, Christopher (2008). Surry Hills: The City's Backyard (2nd ed). Sydney, Ultimo / Braddon, ACT: Halstead Press and Gorman House / City of Sydney. 143 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, adverts, minor edgewear. This story begins in convict times, when Surry Hills was so far from town that it was exempt from early building regulations. It follows the declining fortunes of Surry Hills as it turned into a slum area, and its resurgence as a favoured inner Sydney locality. The author contrasts the well heeled residents and ultra-chic businesses that cram today's Surry Hills, with the shady past and the planning disasters that once put the whole area under threat of demolition. ISBN: 9781920831493. Our Book No: 30412. $20 AUD.
52. Kerr, Donal A. (1994). A Nation of Beggars? Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland 1846 - 1852 (1st ed). Oxford: Clarendon Press. 370 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables, map, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), minimal foxing few pages, spine ends little bumped. About Lord John Russell's efforts to improve the lot and status of Irish Catholics by changes in the landlord and tenant system, and by improving the status of the Catholic Church. The book is the first scholarly account of the role of the Catholic Church in the Great Famine of 1846 and its aftermath. The author shows how the Famine and consequent evictions led to rural violence and assassination. The author’s scholarly and incisive analysis charts the souring of relations between Church and State and the destruction of Lord John Russell's dream of bringing a golden age to Ireland. ISBN: 0198200501. Our Book No: 40272. $40 AUD.
53. Kershaw, Ian (2000). Hitler: 1889 - 1936: Hubris (American, reprint ed). New York: W. W. Norton. 845 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips front cover lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. This book has been called the most compelling biography of the German dictator yet written. The author takes a close look at Hitler's darkness. Hitler’s path to power leads from the anti-Semitism of prewar Vienna through the First World War, the nationalism of Bavaria in the 1920s, and the undermining of German democracy by extremists of the right and left that opens the door for his seizure of the state in 1933. The author has drawn on previously untapped sources including the Joseph Goebbels diaries, recently discovered in Moscow. Ends with the promulgation of the Nuremberg laws that pushed German Jews to the fringes of society and the march of the German Army into the Rhineland, Hitler's first step towards the abyss of war. ISBN: 0393320359. Our Book No: 30390. $40 AUD.
54. Kershaw, Ian (2001). Hitler: 1936 - 1945: Nemesis (1st American, reprint ed). New York: W. W. Norton. 1115 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author introduces Adolf Hitler at the apex of his power, idolized by millions of Germans for bringing the nation out of economic catastrophe. For three years, Hitler and his relentless armies plunge the European continent into a bloodbath, as German soldiers, with fanatical SS units, kill conquered troops and civilians alike. Then, as Allied might prevailed, the author reveals a Hitler transformed from invincible warlord to desperate gambler, ultimately bringing destruction to his country and ending his life in a bunker under the ruins of Berlin. ISBN: 0393322521. Our Book No: 30391. $40 AUD.
55. Kinley, David (2018). Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 268 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, bottom corners covers little bumped. The author utilises much material from bankers, economists, lawyers, and politicians, as well as human rights activists, philosophers, historians, and anthropologists, combined with his own experiences working in the field, to show how finance can shed its conceit, return to its role as the economy's servant rather than its master, and regain the public trust and credibility it has lost over the past decade. ISBN: 9780190691127. Our Book No: 30403. $30 AUD.
56. Kitchen, Martin (1976). Fascism. London: Macmillan. 106 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, spine little faded, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A concise and lucid introduction to the theories of fascism, by a distinguished scholar of German history. Assesses rival theories, including: communist labelling, totalitarianism, disgruntled middles classes, Bonapartism. ISBN: 0333185927. Our Book No: 17742. $10 AUD.
57. Leys, Simon (2011). The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 451 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, slight bump top spine, small crush top edge rear cover, minor edgewear corner tips. This fascinating book gathers his most significant essays, on subjects ranging from China to Orwell, from Quixotism to the sea. Among the many essays, he considers Chinese art, culture and politics, the joys and difficulties of literary translation, and the fate of the university. He was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. Leys is a Renaissance man for the era of globalization: A distinguished scholar of classical Chinese art and literature. ISBN: 9781863955850. Our Book No: 40286. $18 AUD.
58. Lhotsky, Dr John; Andrews, Alan E. J. (editor) (1979). A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps Undertaken in the Months of January, February and March, 1834 (Reprint ed). Hobart: Blubber Head Press. 279 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dark red boards, black & white text-photos (plates), maps, minor edgewear jacket (No 38 of a limited to 500 numbered copies, plus 30 bound in half leather.) This is the scientific record of Dr Lhotsky's journey to the Australian Alps. This book is reprinted in its entirety for the first time since 1836, together with an exact transcription of the Lhotsky manuscript notes which shed light on the concluding, unpublished and apparently unwritten portion of his account. The comprehensive introduction by Alan Andrews, and accompanying notes, references and explanatory maps, elucidate the text, trace Lhotsky's probable route and provide a valuable summary of the early exploration and pastoral penetration of the Alps and its surrounding region ISBN: 0908528000. Our Book No: 40295. $100 AUD.
59. Lindesay, Vane (1988). Aussie Osities (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Greenhouse Publications. 106 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, light foxing edges, spine little creased, corner front cover little creased, covers little toned in places, minor edgewear. This is a charming and very funny look at Australia and Australians. In the years leading up to Federation a desire for a material identity began to emerge. The author looks at the tangible expressions of this patriotic urge as it was manifested in our buildings, homes, hobbies and applied art. ISBN: 086436170X. Our Book No: 30399. $18 AUD.
60. Lockhart, E. (2015). The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 345 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, corner tips covers little creased, pages faintly toned, front cover little creased, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear. A novel for young adults about an American girl called Frankie. Not the kind of girl to take 'no' for an answer: she gets involved in all the action. ISBN: 9781760113308. Our Book No: 30401. $12 AUD.
61. Loney, Jack (1982). Wrecks on the Queensland Coast: Vol. 1. 1791-1900 (includes Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Torres Strait, Gulf of Carpentaria). Geelong, VIC: Marine History Publications. 86 pp. Paperback wide octavo, good condition, concealed staples, black & white text-photos, appendices, cover corner tips little creased, spine ends rubbed, pages lightly toned, covers little faded, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover. This well researched reference book will interest the wreck diver and general reader interested in maritime disasters. The destruction of more than 600 vessels is recorded here. This volume covers the period 1791 - 1900, beginning with the wreck of the Pandora and ending with the loss of the Drehna. Well documented by the prolific maritime historian Jack Loney ISBN: 0909191220. Our Book No: 30407. $30 AUD.
62. Ludewig, Alexandra (2016). Born German, Re-born in Western Australia: Selected Stories 1841 - 2016 (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 120 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, colour photos (mostly full-page), minor edgewear jacket, in slipcase (small bump top edge rear side). About the history of the German people in Western Australia. In 1841, the first German migrant to settle permanently in Western Australia was naturalised as a British subject. Fredrick Waldeck wanted to demonstrate his commitment to his chosen place of residence. Thousands of Germans and German speakers have followed in his footsteps. This beautiful book is dedicated to all those who appreciate diversity and the cultural richness it entails. ISBN: 9781742589176. Our Book No: 40277. $40 AUD.
63. Magoffin, Richard (1998). The Swagman's Story of Waltzing Matilda: A Centenary Tribute. Kynuna, QLD: Matilda Expo Publishers. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, white card rear cover & spine, glassine front cover, black & white cover drawing, few light creases spine, minor edgewear. The story behind Australia's favourite song Waltzing Matilda, which originated near Winton, Queensland. The Queensland bushman, author, historian and teacher has devoted 20 years to researching the story behind the legend. ISBN: 0947200088. Our Book No: 30393. $35 AUD.
64. Main, Andrew (2003). Other People's Money (The Complete Story of the Extraordinary Collapse of HIH) (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. A chronicle of arrogance, ignorance and self-delusion. The amazing collapse of the large Australian insurance company in 2001. The last days looked more like a closing down sale in a bargain bazaar - insiders helped themselves, but the policy holders had to put up with a trickle of payouts that was just fast enough to escape official intervention. Every Australian shareholder should read this book. Includes the Royal Commission into the collapse. ISBN: 0732276659. Our Book No: 13457. $16 AUD.
65. Maltby, Peg (1944). Pegs Fairy Book: Written and Illustrated by Peg Maltby (1st ed) [Peg's Fairy Book]. Melbourne: Murphett Pty Ltd. Unnum 80 pp. Hardback folio (32.5 x 24.5 cm), no jacket (missing), burgundy cloth spine with pictorial paper-covered boards, very good condition, full-page colour drawings (plates) including frontispiece, sepia (brown-coloured) decorative vignettes & text & toning of pages, some edgewear (minor bumping, boards exposed in places bottom edge), faint rubber stamp & non-author written dedication front free flyleaf. An excellent copy of the scarce first edition of this desirable collectible children's book (undated but 1944). The beautiful illustrations by the author will delight young and young-at-heart. The special stories about fairies, pixies, goblins, elves, witches and other magical and enchanting folk are: The Fairy Queen's Dinner - Goblin Market - The Gown of Cobweb Lace - Wedding Bells - Bed Time - The Butterfly Princess - The Gum Drop Tree - Bella, the Witch - Magic Flowers - The First Peep - Pixie Houses - Fun Under the Sea - Painting the Leaves of Autumn - Riding on a Broomstick. (Muir 4742. Note: "Pegs" on title page and cover; "Peg's" on half-title page. Contains 15 colour plates, including frontispiece. Page count includes colour plates. Written dedication states: To Jacqueline from Auntie Violet & Uncle Phil.). Our Book No: 14864. $250 AUD.
66. Mansell, Michael (2016). Treaty and Statehood: Aboriginal Self-determination (1st ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Federation Press. 301 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, map, small scuff top edge rear cover, tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication by author). The meaning of self-determination and its limitations are discussed, as are Aboriginal sovereignty and its function in a modern Australia. This is a book that responds to the question: what does reconciliation ultimately mean, and how it can be achieved within Australia’s legal framework? ISBN: 9781760020835. Our Book No: 30408. $45 AUD.
67. Marsh, Ali; Dale, Ali (2006). Addiction Counselling: Content and Process (1st ed). Melbourne, East Hawthorn: IP Communications. 364 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, slight crush mark bottom edge front cover & first few pages, slight bump bottom of spine, minor edgewear, bookshop sticker inside front cover. This Australian book focuses on content of addiction counselling and the process of working with addiction clients. Content includes basic addiction counselling strategies, such as motivational interviewing and relapse prevention, and strategies for more general issues, such as suicide prevention, emotion management, anger management, assertion, and grief. The process section looks at interaction between client and counsellor, showing how early experiences shape clients responses to their counsellors and others in their lives. A final section shows how counsellors of addiction clients can integrate content and process. The many case-studies illustrate addiction counselling principles and challenges. Tip-sheet summaries of core material will help with understanding. ISBN: 0975237454. Our Book No: 30398. $30 AUD.
68. Mattimore, Carley; Wolf, Linda Star; Kandemwa, Mandaza Augustine (foreword) (2018). Sacred Messengers of Shamanic Africa: Teachings from Zep Tepi, the Land of First Time. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company / Inner Traditions. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. Shares shamanic journeys and teachings to connect with the strengths of Africa's spirit animals, including the Lion, the Elephant, the Giraffe, and the shadow side of the Hyena. This book is a guide to help to heal the world around us ISBN: 9781591432913. Our Book No: 30405. $28 AUD.
69. McClaughlin, Trevor (editor) (1988). Irish Women in Colonial Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 229 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. First edition. Ireland provided the majority of female convicts for the first 40 years of the penal colonies in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. In addition, Irish women made up a significant proportion of assisted and free immigrants throughout the 19th century. These essays provide an intriguing picture of the richness and variety of the Irish experience that helped make the new Australian nation. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1864487151. Our Book No: 16707. $30 AUD.
70. McRobb, Millie; Bryce, M.J (foreword) (1984). The Lean Years. Bunbury, WA: Millie McRobb. 97 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, sepia (brown-tinted) photo on cover, black & white text-photos, staples little rusted, spine little creased, light toning pages, minor edgewear, rear cover little scratched, sticker mark front cover, autograph (author's written name). The author's family story - and at the same time, the story of Western Australian development. Millie McRobb is a Catterick Group Settlers daughter. Isobel and Percy Palmer came to Australia from England in 1924, when Millie was 16 years old. Millie describes their experiences with the Group Settlement Scheme in the southwest of the State after World War 1 (WW1). The scheme meant that British ex-servicemen took up uncleared farming lots in the most heavily timbered areas of W.A. Our Book No: 40282. $25 AUD.
71. Miles, Keith R. (1952). Geology and Underground Water Resources of the Adelaide Plains Area (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin no. 27]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 257 pp. Hardback tall octavo, good condition, cloth covered boards, figures, maps, tables (some fold-out), black & white & colour plates inside paper pocket inside rear cover (small tear top edge), frontispiece, cloth edges frayed covers, pages lightly toned, covers & page corners little creased, cloth lifting top corner covers, spine lightly faded, tiny piece missing base spine, edgewear. This book is a comprehensive study of the origin and salinity of the underground waters, the seasonal fluctuations of water levels, the influence of continuous pumping on water levels and the quality of the supplies, and the analysis of a vast amount of geological and hydrological data. A valuable reference for the future. Our Book No: 40253. $50 AUD.
72. Miles, Keith R. (1955). The Geology and Iron Ore Resources of the Middleback Range Area (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin no. 33]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 247 pp. Hardback tall octavo, good condition, cloth covered boards, frontispiece, concealed staples (rusted), figures, maps, tables, black & white plates, black & white foldout plates (one in colour inside paper pocket inside rear cover, cloth edges frayed covers, pages lightly toned, cover corners & some page corners little creased, cloth lifting slightly bottom edge front cover, spine slightly faded, tiny piece missing base spine, stain top front cover, two pinhead holes front cover (staple removal), some flecking & rubbing rear cover, edgewear. Early in 1948, a considerable area of country surrounding the Middleback Range and Iron Knob was flown and photographed by the RAAF. Later in the same year field mapping involving the use of the aerial photographs in addition to detailed instrument surveys was commenced. The following report is an account of the results of the geological and geophysical investigations carried during the this survey. A valuable reference for the future. Our Book No: 40254. $30 AUD.
73. Mishlove, Jeffrey (1983). Psi Development Systems. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 299 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (as issued), good plus condition, edges foxed, front flyleaf lightly foxed (tick mark), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Sets out a reasoned framework for the legitimate academic evaluation, design and practice of programs for the cultivation of psi. The term psi is defined as a general name for a person's extrasensorimotor communication with the environment. Psi thus includes extrasensory perception (ESP) and psychokinesis (PK). Includes a survey of prescientific traditions, popular psychic development systems, and experimental studies. Concludes with a detailed model for psi development systems. ISBN: 0899500358. Our Book No: 17732. $80 AUD.
74. Neidjie, Bill; Davis, Stephen; Fox, Allan (1986). Australia's Kakadu Man: Bill Neidjie (Revised ed). Darwin: Resource Managers. 97 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, partly published on yellow paper, colour endpaper map, minor edgewear. The story of an Aboriginal man of the Gagudju community, Northern Territory, who was concerned about uranium mining on traditional lands. In the 1970s there were efforts to change Arnhem land to a national park and then mine for uranium. Bill Neidjie wrote this book to dispute to this plan. His reply is along the same lines as Chief Seattle, of the Puget Sound tribe, when asked by George Washington in 1853 to sell their tribal lands ISBN: 0958945802. Our Book No: 4553. $15 AUD.
75. Norgaard, Kari Marie (2011). Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life (Reprint ed). Cambridge: MIT Press. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few figures, minimal edgewear. The sociologist author draws on interviews and ethnographic data from her study of "Bygdaby", the fictional name of an actual rural community in western Norway, during the unusually warm winter of 2000 - 2002. The author found that for the highly educated and politically savvy residents of Bygdaby, global warming was both common knowledge and unimaginable. Traces this denial through multiple levels, from the emotions to cultural norms, and to political economy. ISBN: 9780262515856. Our Book No: 40290. $30 AUD.
76. Nugent, Maria (2005). Botany Bay: Where Histories Meet (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 256 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear. This fascinating history examines what lies behind, beneath and beyond Botany Bay's history. Drawing on stories, objects, images, memories and the landscape itself, she collects the threads of other pasts to tell a rich, compelling and often surprising story. This book explores the role both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal history-making plays in creating and sustaining local and national communities. ISBN: 1741145759. Our Book No: 40266. $30 AUD.
77. O'Connor, Lily (2001). Can Lily O'Shea Come Out to Play? (New ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 252 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, spine ends little scuffed, pages lightly toned, few light creases covers, minor edgewear corners. Her story of growing up in Ireland in the 1930s and 40s. The story tells of her feeling an outsider because she is the child of a mixed marriage, baptised as a Protestant but living in a Catholic community. This is a universal story of a childhood: of hardship and joy, violence, poverty, pleasure, humour and, over all, humanity. The author moved to England, and ultimately settled on the coast of Australia. ISBN: 1876719990. Our Book No: 30400. $15 AUD.
78. Owen, John (1993). Program Evaluation: Forms and Approaches (1st, reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 179 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, tables, corner front cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. First edition reprint. Australian academic specialist in program evaluation offers a straightforward practical overview of the evaluation process. Shows evaluators how to identify appropriate forms and approaches, using an original framework. Examines the role of evaluation in program development, and offers proven techniques for involving stakeholders. ISBN: 1863734627. Our Book No: 4544. $12 AUD.
79. Parkin, L. W. (compiler); Dickinson, S. B. (contributor); Kerr Grant, C. (contributor); Anderson, E. (contributor); Taylor, G. H. (contributor) (1953). The Leigh Creek Coalfield (1st ed) [Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin no. 31]. Adelaide: Government Printer. 74 pp. Paperback tall octavo, good condition, stapled (little rusted), figures, two colour maps in paper pocket inside rear cover, black & white plates, pages lightly toned, covers & page corners little creased, spine & front cover lightly faded, rear hinge split (pages firm), minor edgewear. This publication is an attempt to gather the information already published about these coal deposits and add to it the results of the most recent investigations. The Leigh Creek Coalfield lies on the main northern railway 360 miles north of Adelaide and about 169 miles north of Port Augusta. The Copley and Myrtle regional geological maps are inside the pocket at back of the Bulletin. Our Book No: 40258. $40 AUD.
80. Patchin, Justin W.; Hinduja, Sameer (2012). Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives (1st ed). New York: Routledge. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look at the major issues that teachers, school administrators, counselors, social workers, and parents need to be aware of with respect to cyberbullying identification, prevention, and response. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9780415892377. Our Book No: 40293. $30 AUD.
81. Persico, Joseph (2002). Roosevelt's Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage (1st p/b ed). New York: Random House. 564 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), cover little creased, minor edgewear & foxing edges, minor edgewear corner tips. Describes how much FDR knew from intelligence sources before the Holocaust about the coming fate of Europe's Jews. This book presents evidence that the Soviet Union had a source inside the Roosevelt White House; that British agents gave FDR total fabrications to draw the United States into war. This constantly surprising story reveals a lot about Roosevelt's hidden role in World War 2. ISBN: 0375761268. Our Book No: 30404. $22 AUD.
82. Plomley, Brian (1993). The Tasmanian Aborigines. Tasmania: Plomley Foundation. 107 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, few black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear, minor annotation front flyleaf. This book gives a brief description of the Tasmanian Aborigines. Some of the chapters cover morphology and other characters of the body, and how research is carried out, relationship to other people, daily life, clothing, dwellings, food and its preparation, fire and its uses, technology, sickness and injury, religious beliefs, language, history of the Tasmanians, Aboriginal settlement at Furneaux Islands and Oyster Cove, and the mixed-blood community of Furneaux Islands. ISBN: 0724641351. Our Book No: 40267. $45 AUD.
83. Podberscek, Mark (1993). Field Guide to the Eucalypts of the Gympie, Imbil and Maryborough Forestry Districts (Reprint ed) [Information Series]. Brisbane: Department of Primary Industries Queensland. 114 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, thick card covers, black & white drawings, corner tips covers little scuffed, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is an introduction and initiation for the eucalypt enthusiast (with focus on central Queensland). Using it as a guide to identification via mature leaves and other characteristics, the reader can experience the satisfaction of discovering for one’s self, what that eucalypt actually is. A very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. ISBN: 072425367X. Our Book No: 30409. $30 AUD.
84. Pollan, Michael (2009). In Defence of Food: The Myth of Nutrition and the Pleasures of Eating (New ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 241 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. This book is about a problem that now faces people living in every modern industrial society - the problem of the Western diet. The author shows how it is easy to eat healthy food and be happy. (1 of 2 copies available, ISBN differs.). ISBN: 9780141034720. Our Book No: 17729. $15 AUD.
85. Prince, Alison (1998). Hans Christian Andersen: The Fan Dancer. London: Allison & Busby. 401 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light foxing top edge, few light marks front flyleaf, light foxing inside covers, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. Biography of the controversial Danish author of children's fairy tales. The author’s well-researched biography brings new light to the story of Hans Christian Anderson’s complex difficult life. ISBN: 0749004789. Our Book No: 30396. $18 AUD.
86. Printing, Record (1918). Best Views of the Rockhampton Flood: Sixteen Pictures with Descriptive Matter: 1918. Rockhampton: Record Printing. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong (12 x 19 cm), very good condition, card cover (little creased), stapled, full-page black & white photos, rubber stamp rear cover. This scarce pamphlet consists mainly of photos of the major Rockhampton flood that started on Sunday 20th January, 1918. The waters of the Fitzroy River rose to a record height of 31 ft 11 ins on Friday 1st February. For each page spread, photos are on the right leaf and brief explanatory text is on the left leaf. Our Book No: 17736. $160 AUD.
87. Pybus, Cassandra (2006). Black Founders: The Unknown Story of Australia's First Black Settlers. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top edge little foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. In an evocative and compelling narrative, the distinguished historian and prize-winning author reveals how the settlement of Australia was a multi-racial process from the outset. Stories of 'Black Caesar', who was Australia's first bushranger, and Billy Blue, the first ferryman on Sydney Harbour, provide a vivid window into early Sydney life. Both black men, and a dozen or so others, were not Aboriginal, but black Africans who were former slaves transported to the United States. ISBN: 0868408492. Our Book No: 22705. $26 AUD.
88. Rao, K. Ramakrishna; Palmer, John (1987). The Anomaly called Psi: Recent Research and Criticism. USA: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 104 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, top edge little foxed, minor edgewear. This booklet starts with a paper by Rao and Palmer stating the evidence for a theoretical construct called psi, as the underlying principle for explaining ESP and PK. There follows critical comments by numerous parapsychologists and skeptics, and then a reply by Rao and Palmer. (Reprinted from the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences, volume 10, pages 539 - 643.). Our Book No: 17735. $20 AUD.
89. Repcheck, Jack (2007). Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began. New York: Simon & Schuster. 239 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), map, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket, remainder stripe. A biography of the Polish Renaissance genius astronomer that tells the surprising, little-known story behind the dawn of the scientific age. His "On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres" was published the year he died aged 70. He was first to provide the data and mathematics that proved the earth and other planets revolve around the sun, and that the earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours, contrary to rigid orthodoxy at the time. ISBN: 9780743289511. Our Book No: 17731. $20 AUD.
90. Rice, Ronald (editor); Parsons, Leif (illustrator) (2012). My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop (Reprint ed). New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. 378 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), cloth spine, black & white drawings, untrimmed fore-edge, minor edgewear jacket. In this heartfelt, and sometimes humorous ode to bookstores and booksellers, 84 well-known American writers give tribute to the real physical bookstores they love and sometimes call their second home. There are contributions from some famous authors in this funny, and well-thought-out book. The collection of essays is a joyful celebration of the importance of reading and having a happy place for the books. ISBN: 9781579129101. Our Book No: 40287. $20 AUD.
91. Robson, L. L. (1994). The Convict Settlers of Australia (2nd ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 229 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (drawings), minor edgewear & creasing. Second edition. A systematic study based on a statistical sample of male and female convicts transported to Australia between 1787 and 1852. Includes the origins and crimes of the convicts, age, religion, occupation and socioeconomic background. This provides basic knowledge of the people and the period, in both Britain and its antipodean prisons. By lecturer in history, University of Melbourne. ISBN: 0522845851. Our Book No: 17725. $25 AUD.
92. Rogers, F. J. C.; Truscott, John (illustrator) (1995). A Field Guide to Victorian Wattles (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Bundoora: La Trobe University Press. 103 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear. This field guide identifies over 90 species of wattles found throughout Victoria. An easy-to-read introduction provide clear meanings for the terminology used throughout the guide, and gives hints for germination and cultivation from seed. Each species has a fine detailed drawing. The index gives both the scientific and popular name ISBN: 1863240209. Our Book No: 40263. $18 AUD.
93. Rosling, Hans; Rosling, Ola (with); Rosling Ronnlund, Anna (2019). Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong about the World - and Why Things are Better Than You Think. London: Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton. 342 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The late Swedish public health professor and his family provide comprehensive fact-based evidence that the world is much better place than commonly supposed. For example, poverty has been remarkably reduced over the last few decades in most countries such that the First-Third World distinction is no longer valid. Reveals the ten instincts that destroy our perspectives on the state of the world. ISBN: 9781473637498. Our Book No: 17738. $16 AUD.
94. Ruurs, Margriet; Badr, Nizar Ali (illustrator) (2016). Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey: In Arabic and English (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). Unnum 24 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. This beautiful story is illustrated by Syrian artist Nizar Ali Babr using stones to create the people in the author's thoughtful story. About Rama and her family who are forced to leave behind in Syria everything they know and love. With only what they can carry on their backs, they set out to find refuge in Europe. This very special book includes the story of the artist. ISBN: 9780702259739. Our Book No: 30388. $30 AUD.
95. Shakespeare, William; Jones, Gwyn (editor) (1960). The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare. London: Golden Cockerel Press. 245 pp. Hardcover small folio, very good condition, burgundy cloth boards, gilt title spine, gilt design cover, untrimmed page edges, hand-made paper, edges & pages very lightly toned, light foxing top edge. (No 409 of a limited to 470 numbered copies, of which nos 1 - 100 are specially bound.) This edition rests upon early copies, and some changes have been made in this text, to improve it as a reader's edition. The beautiful hand-made paper adds a very special touch to this collectable book which would appeal to anyone with an interest in collectible Shakespeare's literature. Our Book No: 40296. $250 AUD.
96. Shann, E. O. G. (1978). Cattle Chosen: The Story of the First Group Settlement in Western Australia, 1829 to 1841 (Facsimile ed) [Historical Reprint Series]. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 186 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), red boards, gilt title spine, fold-out map, frontispiece, black & white photo, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned Facsimile edition. The story of the Bussell family. They were the first group settlement in Western Australia. Professor Shann - made the Bussells a case study in the general theme of settlement - the planting of an English Tory village of the quiet self sufficient type in a strange, capricious land. Shan has used the letters and diaries kept by various members of the group to write this fascinating story of the Bussell family, who owned the property named Cattle Chosen, near modern day Bussellton (named after the family) in southwest of the state. ISBN: 085564138x. Our Book No: 40276. $50 AUD.
97. Shears, Richard (2017). Swamp: Who Murdered Margaret Clement? (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The story of one of Australia's unsolved murder mysteries - a saga of untold wealth, arrogance, greed and misfortune. Margaret Clement and her sister lived a life of luxury, but after her sister Jeannie died, she was left to live as a recluse in her crumbling Gippsland 17-room mansion. Then she vanished and her body was never found. A skeleton was found in 1980, but nothing could be proved. This is the revised and enlarged edition of the book entitled "The Lady of the Swamp" first published in 1981 by Sphere Books. ISBN: 9781742579504. Our Book No: 30415. $20 AUD.
98. Smith, Mary Lee; Glass, Gene V.; Miller, Thomas I. (1980). The Benefits of Psychotherapy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (JHUP). 269 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, tables, owner's written name title page. A comprehensive statistical review (meta-analysis) of the various types of psychotherapy, particularly behaviour therapy as opposed to Freudian psychoanalysis. Their aim is to assess which type of psychotherapy works best in terms of effect size measures. The pioneering meta-analysis in the modern era (now a popular procedure to evaluate multiple studies by combining studies statistically). ISBN: 0801823528. Our Book No: 12392. $15 AUD.
99. Steele, Claude M. (2011). Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Reprint ed). New York: W. W. Norton. 242 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This is the revealing story of a young black man who realizes that he can defuse the fears of white people by whistling melodies from Vivaldi. The author uses this story, and countless other examples taken from groundbreaking research, to shed new light on how pervasive stereotypes can influence behavior and performance, and how these stereotypes (ethnic, gender, religion), if left unexamined, will perpetuate themselves. ISBN: 9780393339727. Our Book No: 40273. $20 AUD.
100. Stevens, James (2009). Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences (5th ed). New York: Routledge. 651 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, tables, figures, corners covers little creased, few small marks bottom edge, loosely inserted correction sheet. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Fifth edition. A clear description of multivariate statistics, with many practical examples, including code for SPSS and SAS. ISBN: 9780805859034. Our Book No: 40260. $50 AUD.
101. Stojanovska, Dr Lily; Jones, Marcia (2006). Menopause for Dummies: A Reference for the Rest of Us! (1st ed) [For Dummies series]. Brisbane, Milton: Wiley Publishing Australia. 400 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, figures, bottom corner rear cover & last few pages little creased, minor edgewear. This down-to-earth, step-by-step reference provides all the information you need to prepare you for the physical and emotional journey you can expect to make. This book is filled with tips, techniques, suggestions, examples, case studies, and charts. ISBN: 174031140X. Our Book No: 40283. $30 AUD.
102. Stratton, Allan T. (1957). The History and Development of Bookbinding. Sydney: Amalgamated Printing Trades Employees Union of Australia. 37 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover, good plus condition, colour frontispiece, black& white drawings & text-photos, front cover lightly scuffed (sticker removal) & foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Estimated date: 1957 (Trove catalogue). The author is head teacher of bookbinding, School of Graphic Arts, Sydney. Our Book No: 12100. $10 AUD.
103. Thompson, Anne-Gabrielle (2013). Turmoil Tragedy to Triumph: New Italy (Revised, reprint ed). Woodburn, NSW: New Italy Museum Inc. 64 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, map, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, brochure loosely inserted. This book tells the story of over 300 men, women and children who left the poverty of northern Italy to make a new life in a tropical paradise east of Papua New Guinea, only to find there was no promised colony. Enduring disease and starvation, the survivors were eventually brought to Sydney in April 1881. A substantial number of them reunited over the coming years on poor bushland in northern New South Wales, establishing a community they called New Italy. Originally published in 1980: this new edition contains many new photos ISBN: 9780987074218. Our Book No: 40274. $30 AUD.
104. Trudgen, Richard (2013). Why Warriors Lie Down and Die: Djambatj Mala: Towards an Understanding of Why the Aboriginal People of Arnhem Land Face the Greatest Crisis in Health and Education since European Contact (Reprint ed). Nhulunbuy, NT: Why Warriors. 270 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, maps, corner tips covers little creased, laminate slightly lifting bottom corner rear cover, base spine little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book provides hope and new direction for those searching for answers as to why "the problems" seem to persist in Aboriginal communities. It also offers insights for those who want a better understanding of the issues involved in achieving true reconciliation. ISBN: 9780987387400. Our Book No: 30411. $30 AUD.
105. Velmans, Max (editor) (1996). The Science of Consciousness: Psychological, Neuropsychological and Clinical Reviews. London: Routledge. 207 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, top & bottom edge foxed, minor edgewear, old price marks. Essays by top researchers from each of the three main areas of the challenging study of consciousness: cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and clinical practice. ending with suggestions for further reading. The editor has structured this collection especially for use as a base for a course of lectures or seminars on consciousness. ISBN: 0415110823. Our Book No: 17734. $12 AUD.
106. Wainwright, Robert (2017). Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian Actress who Became One of London's Most Famous Suffragists (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 376 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, single-colour cartoon, single colour photo, one colour postcard, minor edgewear. Inspiring story of an Australian actress who became one of London's most famous suffragists. In 1909, Muriel made headlines around the world when she flew over London in an airship with the slogan 'Votes for Women' and dropped leaflets over the city. Muriel was dubbed 'that daring Australian girl', and the American media declared it to be the world's first aerial protest. Muriel is relatively unknown in both Britain and Australia today. Discovers a remarkable woman full of intelligence, passion and bravery who fought for women's rights in a world far from equal. ISBN: 9780733333736. Our Book No: 40289. $30 AUD.
107. Wallman, James (2015). Stuffocation: Living More With Less (Revised, reprint ed). London: Penguin Random House. 357 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, spine & corner tips covers little creased, few tiny tears fore-edges two pages, light stain flyleaf, some edgewear. This book is about keeping excessive amounts of stuff that is not used. Suggests that we transform what we value, and put less focus on possessions, and more on experiences. With intriguing insights on psychology, economics and culture, the book is a vital manifesto for change. ISBN: 9780241971543. Our Book No: 30402. $15 AUD.
108. Warburton, Colonel Peter Egerton; Eden, Charles H.; Bates, H. W. (editor) (1968). Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia: With an Introduction and Additions by Charles H. Eden (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 307 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, green leatherette cover (gilt lettering spine), large foldout colour map inside rear cover, black & white engravings & frontispiece & vignette title page, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear. Facsimile edition. The first expedition to cross the Australian continent from Alice Springs on the telegraph line, to Roebourne on the west coast (1873 - 1874). He was provided with 17 camels and six months supplies. He sought to arrive at the Swan River colony but was driven north. They endured long periods of extreme heat with little water, and survived only by killing the camels for meat. They were first to conquer the formidable Great Sandy Desert. Warburton was so dehabilitated that an edited volume was prepared on his behalf. A preface summarises some previous expeditions. Eden was author of "My Wife and I in Queensland". Bates was Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, London. (Originally published, Sampson Low, London, 1875. No 11 in this facsimile series. Limited edition, 476 copies, as stated by Treloar. ). Our Book No: 16667. $100 AUD.
109. Wilcox, M. D. (1997). A Catalogue of the Eucalypts. Auckland: Groome Poyry Ltd. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover scratched, minimal edgewear & creasing, copy 2. This catalogue has been prepared as a checklist of all currently recognised species in the three eucalypt genera, Angophora, Corymbia, and Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae). The book incorporates the intensive taxonomic work undertaken over the previous 15 years. There are presently 789 recognised species of eucalypt. Only five species occur exclusively outside Australia: these are found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The author works as a forestry consultant with Groome Poyry in New Zealand. ISBN: 0473040166. Our Book No: 29236A. $20 AUD.
110. Wild, Stephen (editor) (1986). Rom: An Aboriginal Ritual of Diplomacy [AIAS New Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 102 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & cream text-photos, colour photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. This book details the recent history of the Anbarra people, Arnhem Land. The songs, dances, and artifacts that are part of Rom are described and accompanied by colour illustrations. The first Rom ceremony to be performed outside Arnhem Land was held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies in Canberra in November 1982. An exhibition of bark paintings and craft work was also brought to Canberra, and now has been purchased by the National Museum of Australia. All of the paintings reproduced here are closely related to the themes of the Rom ritual performed in Canberra. This book is a catalogue of this exhibition in addition to the ethnographic and historical material on the Anbarra people, their country and the ritual of Rom. (No 59 in this series.). ISBN: 0855751622. Our Book No: 30414. $18 AUD.
111. Williams, J. B. (1982). New England Eucalypts: A Key to the Indigenous Species (1st ed). Armidale, NSW: Department of Botany, University of New England. 28 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, green cloth binding along spine (concealed staples), black & white drawings, little creased, few tiny pinhead marks front cover, staples rusted, top corner front cover & pages creased, light toning pages, minor edgewear. This booklet has a detailed key to the known indigenous eucalypts of the New England region, New South Wales, and should be useful to students, researches working on dieback problems and on other aspects of New England ecology, and anyone interested to learn about the Tableland eucalypts. The key is a botanical one and the usual technical terms are used for leaf shape, fruit shape, bud and fruit parts and other features. An index to scientific names and common names is at the back of the booklet. ISBN: 0858343762. Our Book No: 40264. $30 AUD.
112. Wilson, Maryland (editor); Croft, David (editor) (2005). Kangaroos: Myths and Realities (3rd ed). Melbourne: Australian Wildlife Protection Council (AWPC). 264 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, tables, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, gift sticker & errata slip inside front cover. A collection of essays about the excessive slaughter of kangaroos in Australia. From the introduction by Ondine Sherman: This book brings together esteemed scientists and animal advocates, to argue that the kangaroo is not in fact a pest. The many photos help to tell this important story ISBN: 0958617813. Our Book No: 40275. $25 AUD.
113. Wise, Tigger (1985). The Self-made Anthropologist: The Life of A. P. Elkin. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 286 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, spine little creased (top spine little torn), library marks (spine label, barcode, date due sheet, rubber stamps including edges), endpapers toned, some edgewear. Biography of Australia's first professor of anthropology (University of Sydney). Taken from unpublished letters, diaries and documents, interviews with friends and foes, and many other sources, this fast-moving biography presents a compelling portrait of the real Elkin. (From the ABC Reference Library.). ISBN: 0868617822. Our Book No: 20901. $15 AUD.
114. Woodrow, Linda; Mollison, Bill (foreword) (1996). The Permaculture Home Garden (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 183 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, corner tip creased front cover, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. How to grow great-tasting fruit and vegetables the organic way - free of pesticides and chemicals, by Australian organic gardener. ISBN: 0670865990. Our Book No: 10067. $25 AUD.
115. Wright, Judith (1981). The Cry for the Dead (1st ed). Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 303 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), maps, top edge jacket creased, 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. $80 AUD.
116. Wrigley, Derek (2004). Making Your Home Sustainable (1st ed). Canberra, Mawson: Derek F. Wrigley. Unnum 134 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, single-colour & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear. Detailed and illustrated discussion about methods to lessen the environmental impact of your home, by Canberra architect and solar consultant. A practical and accessible guide for Australians concerned about the degradation of our natural environment, and who want to reverse this trend. The detailed descriptions include 46 photos and 102 diagrams. ISBN: 0875212605. Our Book No: 30410. $30 AUD.