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1. Arem, Ridha (2008). The Thyroid Solution: The Doctor-developed, Clinically Proven Plan to Diagnose Thyroid Imbalance and Reverse Thyroid Symptoms (Reprint ed). City Not Stated: Rodale International. 459 pp. Hardcover thick octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This groundbreaking book offers a practical program for maintaining thyroid health through diet, exercise, and stress control. The author is a medical pioneer and leading authority in the field of thyroid research. ISBN: 9781605299846. Our Book No: 40341. $25 AUD.

2. Ashton, Adrian (1955). Sydney Savages 1934 - 1955: A History of the Foundation and First Twenty-one Years of the Sydney Savage Club. Sydney: Sydney Savage Club. 206 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, red cloth cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), glossy paper, black & white portraits & cartoons, small edge tears jacket (reverse side little foxed), minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The noted Sydney architect describes the Sydney Savage Club, named after the famous Savage Club in London. The Club was composed of men interested in the creative arts, literature, music, architecture, drama, the sciences, original research and discovery. Club gatherings were called Corroborees, and its magazine "Koora-na-boon”. The Aboriginal motifs and cartoons are today considered to be politically incorrect. Members met in a Bohemian atmosphere of good-fellowship and comradeship, in which politics, race and creed played no part. (No 342 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Our Book No: 15004. $20 AUD.

3. Askeland, Jan (1971). Norwegian Painting: A Survey (Unstated reprint or revised ed) [Tanum's Tokens of Norway]. Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag. 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, glossy pages, black & white & colour paintings (some full-page), bottom corner rear cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. A brief survey of Norwegian painting. Our Book No: 21381. $10 AUD.

4. Bainbridge, William Sims (2002). The Endtime Family: Children of God (1st p/b ed). New York: State University of New York Press (SUNY Press). 203 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. A groundbreaking analysis of the controversial cult (The Family, or The Children of God) using interviews, observation and questionnaires compiled by 1000 cult members. ISBN: 0791452646. Our Book No: 20376. $30 AUD.

5. Bastian, Peter (2009). Andrew Fisher: An Underestimated Man (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 419 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, spine ends little rubbed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of Australia's fifth Prime Minister. Reveals the remarkable life and times of one of Australia's greatest reformers: a visionary and proactive leader dedicated to serving his adopted country, but sadly now little known. ISBN: 9781742230047. Our Book No: 40346. $35 AUD.

6. Becnel, Barbara Cottman (1991). The Co-dependent Parent: Free Yourself by Freeing Your Child. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. 260 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. An honest, challenging, and life-sustaining book on parent-child relationships, and how parents can become too dependent on their children (codependency). ISBN: 0062501267. Our Book No: 1794. $10 AUD.

7. Beevor, J. G. (1981). SOE Recollections and Reflections 1940 - 45 (1st ed). London: Bodley Head. 269 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (small scuff top edge rear cover). This is the story of the British secret organisation called SOE, the Special Operations Executive, created in July 1940. Drawing on his own personal recollections and those of his colleagues, as well as the available published material, he has written as a valuable assessment of Britain's part in these activities, as well as a summary of how SOE functioned in relation to the Allied theatre commanders, to the special operations activities of Allied countries, notably the United States, and to government and service departments. ISBN: 0370304144. Our Book No: 40329. $30 AUD.

8. Bell Bruce, Oliver (Censor) (1946). Don't! Directions for Avoiding Improprieties of Conduct and Common Errors in Speech (Modern reprint ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 47 pp. Paperback very small square, good condition, concealed staples, thin red card covers (black title), slight loss spine ends, covers & spine little faded, spine rubbed, light foxing edges, minor foxing title page & last page (minimal foxing few pages), covers little marked (front cover creased), bottom corner tip rear cover missing, minimal insect damage rear cover, small stain fore-edge some pages, some edgewear corners. This modern edition published by the iconic Melbourne bookseller. The original author Censor (Oliver Bell Bruce) wrote this little book to remind rather than to instruct about respectable human behaviour and speech. Some of the topics covered are: At Table, In Dress and Personal Habits, In the Drawing-Room, In Public, In Speech, In General. (Estimated date, about 1946, Trove.). Our Book No: 40343. $15 AUD.

9. Bivell, Victor (editor) (1995). Macedonian Agenda: 16 Essays on the Development of Macedonian Culture in Australia. Sydney, Five Dock: Pollitecon Publications. 229 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, few figures, fore-edge creased, minimal edgewear. These essays cover cultural values, language, religion, arts, identity, women's issues, the elderly, settlement, politics, human rights, and "child refugees". Original, wide ranging, informative, and sometimes controversial, this book will appeal to general readers, researchers and persons of Macedonian background. ISBN: 0646221620. Our Book No: 21405. $10 AUD.

10. Bolker, Joan (1997). The Writer's Home Companion: An Anthology of the World's Best Writing Advice, from Keats to Kunitz (Reprint ed). New York: Henry Holt & Company. 269 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An inspiring collection of the most useful essays and exercises ever produced on the craft of writing, edited with introduction by Bolker. These 29 pieces, more than half of which have never been published in book form, include selections as unusual and diverse as behaviorist B. F. Skinner's "How to Discover What You Have to Say" - Ursula Le Guin's "Where Do Your Get Your Ideas From" - and Anne Eisenberg's "E-Mail and the New Epistolary Age". ISBN: 0805048936. Our Book No: 40328. $20 AUD.

11. Bowker, Michael (2003). Fatal Deception: The Untold Story of Asbestos: Why it is Still Legal and Still Killing Us (1st ed). USA: Rodale Press. 323 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. Investigative journalist exposes the scandal of asbestos at Libby, Montana in the United States. The deadly fibres cause mesothelioma, a rare lung cancer. ISBN: 1579546846. Our Book No: 20439. $20 AUD.

12. Browder, Bill (2015). Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 478 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. His graphic portrait of the Russian government as a criminal enterprise wielding all the power of a sovereign state. He writes about his journey from the exciting world of finance in New York and London in the 1990s, his transformation from financier to human rights activists and, to his expulsion from Russia on Putin's orders. A shocking but true political roller-coaster. ISBN: 9780552170321. Our Book No: 40342. $18 AUD.

13. Cantor, Sheila (1988). Childhood Schizophrenia. New York: Guilford Press. 193 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, figures, cloth binding along spine, minor edgewear. An original and powerful book that explains and enlivens a perennially controversial subject using 54 detailed case histories of schizophrenic children. Suitable for programs designed to train mental health professionals to better deal with severely disturbed children. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0899627133. Our Book No: 21401. $14 AUD.

14. Cleary, Sheila; Adamson, Bartlett; MacDonald, Harry (illustrator); Shaw, Roderick (book design) (1946). Aussie Animals: Stories of Some Quaint and Wonderful Australian Animals [Aussie Series]. Sydney: Newsletter Printery. Unnum 29 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, single-colour drawings (some full-page), pages lightly toned, few marks & light toning rear cover, corners covers creased, spine worn & creased, tiny scuff front cover, some edgewear, biro name front cover. A charming Australian children's picture book about our fascinating Australian animals with rhyming text. Stories by Cleary, rhymes by Adamson, drawings by MacDonald. The delightful drawings make this an ideal book for any age. (Muir 1610. Estimated date, 1946, Trove. No 1 in this series.). Our Book No: 40354. $30 AUD.

15. Cleary, Sheila; Grace, Tina (illustrator); Shaw, Roderick (book design) (1948). Aussie Birds: Stories of Some Quaint and Wonderful Australian Birds [Aussie Series]. Sydney: Current Book Distributors / Newsletter Printery. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, black & white drawings, full-page black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, few marks rear cover, little colour loss rear cover, corners covers creased, spine worn & creased, covers lightly faded, covers little marked, some edgewear, biro name front cover. A charming Australian children's picture book about our fascinating Australian birds. The stories are about a boy named Don who makes friends with a Kookaburra and then meets many other Australian birds. (Muir 1611. Estimated date, Trove. No 2 in this series.). Our Book No: 40355. $30 AUD.

16. Cook, Thomas (1896). Days of God's Right Hand: Our Mission Tour in Australasia and Ceylon. London: Charles H. Kelly. 327 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, burgundy cloth cover (gilt & black lettering, little flecked), black & white plates, new endpapers, edges little foxed, some edgewear. Travels by the British Wesleyan Methodist minister (1859 - 1912) regarding fascinating missionary work in Australia, New Zealand and Ceylon. With numerous illustrations. (Not the Thomas Cook of the travel company.) Our Book No: 17657. $80 AUD.

17. Cooper, Joe; Wilson, Colin (foreword) (1997). The Case of the Cottingley Fairies. London: Pocket Books. 238 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, spine lightly creased, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear & foxing. The strange story of a hoax in which two girls in 1917 claimed to have photographed fairies, fooling leading citizens, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a supporter of Spiritualism. ISBN: 0671010263. Our Book No: 15771. $12 AUD.

18. Cornelius, Helena; Faire, Shoshana (1998). Everyone Can Win: How to Resolve Conflict (1st, reprint ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster Australia. 192 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear. With its friendly advice, entertaining cartoons and proven techniques, this book is an inspirational sourcebook for conflict resolution - for all those who want to win, and who want everyone else to win, too. How to recognise typical conflict behaviours and how to avoid them. How to understand the power dynamics in any relationship. Most importantly, how improved communication can help us to better understand those with whom we find ourselves in conflict, and help them to understand us, in order to achieve a happy solution. From the Conflict Resolution Network. ISBN: 0731801113. Our Book No: 4464. $10 AUD.

19. Council, Torbay County Borough (1975). The Fishing Industry in Brixham: The Mother of the Trawl Fisheries. Torbay, UK: Torbay County Borough Council Printing Department. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, few black & white photos, staples rusted, spine little faded & creased, rear cover lightly marked, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is about the fishing industry in Brixham. This industry has, for several hundred years, been of fundamental importance to the economy of the town, and in earlier years when Brixham boats fished distant waters, it held a similar position in the economy of the nation. (Estimated date, 1970s.). Our Book No: 30479. $12 AUD.

20. Davidson, Yvonne; Hamey, Kathleen (2005). Streets, Lanes and Places 1836 - 2005: An Index of the Origins of the Street Names of Balmain, Birchgrove and Rozelle (3rd ed). Sydney, Balmain: Balmain Association, Inc. 61 pp. Paperback oblong octavo, very good condition, stapled, illustrated card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. Third edition. In this fascinating book the members of the History Sub-Committee of the Balmain Association have traced most of the sources of street names in Balmain, Birchgrove and Rozelle. The many photos help to bring the story to life. ISBN: 0959950281. Our Book No: 40330. $25 AUD.

21. Derrida, Jacques; Patton, Paul (editor); Smith, Terry (editor) (2001). Jacques Derrida Deconstruction Engaged: The Sydney Seminars. Sydney: Power Publications. 119 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book emerged from the transcripts of two Sydney seminars of August 1999. It provides a clear, systematic and highly accessible introduction to many of the central concerns of Derrida's engagement with philosophy, visual art and politics. ISBN: 1864874333. Our Book No: 30489. $40 AUD.

22. Dershowitz, Alan (2005). The Case for Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can Be Resolved (1st p/b ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, cover corners little bent, minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps, two pockets), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A provocative analysis by prominent American lawyer of the opportunities and challenges ahead as the Israelis and the Palestinians take tentative steps toward peace after the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. ISBN: 047004585X. Our Book No: 40337. $15 AUD.

23. Dixon, Norman; Bishop, Michael (illustrator) (1984). On the Psychology of Military Incompetence (Reprint ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 447 pp. Hardcover octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The author surveys 100 years of military incompetence from the Crimean War (the most ill-managed campaign in English history), through Buller's blundering in the Boer War, the ill-considered campaigns which led to many deaths in the First World War, the military set-backs of the Second World War, the fall of Tobruk and Singapore, the destruction of Pearl Harbour, and the failed attempt to capture the road bridge at Arnhem. This is followed by an examination of the social psychology of military organizations, and then case studies of individual military commanders. ISBN: 0224011618. Our Book No: 40338. $40 AUD.

24. Dundler, Jarrah (2018). Hey Brother (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 281 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An Australian novel about a tough kid from the bush, named Trysten. His world comes crashing down around him, but his own blend of fury, resilience and deadpan humour he proves that he is up for every challenge. Shortlisted for The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award. ISBN: 9781760631123. Our Book No: 40339. $20 AUD.

25. Dutton, Donald G. (2007). The Abusive Personality: Violence and Control in Intimate Relationships (2nd ed). New York: Guilford Press. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear, bookshop label flyleaf. Traces the development of the abusive personality from early childhood to adulthood. ISBN: 9781593857172. Our Book No: 40335. $25 AUD.

26. Earls, Mark (2009). Herd: How to Change Mass Behaviour by Harnessing Our True Nature (Revised, p/b ed). Chichester: John Wiley. 399 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, few figures & cartoons, minimal edgewear. Revised edition. A leading market researcher and advertising executive explains that humans (at least in the West) are inwardly social creatures despite thinking of themselves as individualists. This leads to group behaviours that can develop spontaneously that are hard to change. Explains his seven principles for herd marketing based on understanding social influence. ISBN: 9780470744598. Our Book No: 17773. $18 AUD.

27. Elkin, A. P. (1979). The Australian Aborigines (5th, revised ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 397 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, few black & white photos spread, few figures (genealogy charts), map, bottom corners some pages stained, front free endpaper pasted onto inside cover, bottom edge little rubbed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Fifth edition, revised. An acclaimed work by the professor of anthropology, University of Sydney. A clear but readable exposition of the tribal and social organisation, law, belief, ritual and philosophy of indigenous Australians. ISBN: 0207137331. Our Book No: 17770. $25 AUD.

28. Feldman, David Henry; Goldsmith, Lynn T. (with) (1986). Nature's Gambit: Child Prodigies and the Development of Human Potential. New York: Basic Books. 266 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. American professor of developmental psychology (Tufts University) discusses a ten-year-study of six remarkable children. The child prodigy is an extreme example of the same process of development we all experience. “Nature's gambit" refers to nature testing the delicate interplay between talent and environment. To understand prodigies is to better understand ourselves. From time to time nature takes a curious turn, creating children of awesome talent, toddlers who compose symphonies, youngsters who beat their elders in chess matches. Explains what lies behind their “wondrous feats", and how that teaches us about our potential for creativity. ISBN: 0465048617. Our Book No: 21393. $15 AUD.

29. Franklin, Miles; Brunton, Paul (editor) (2004). The Diaries of Miles Franklin (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin / State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket. The private diaries of Miles Franklin, author of "My Brilliant Career", and founder of the most prestigious literary award in Australia, are published here for the first time, based on her diaries in the State Library. These diaries, fully annotated, begin with a comprehensive introduction to Franklin's life and work. Richly illustrated with photos of Miles Franklin, this book will delight anyone interested in her life and work. ISBN: 1741142962. Our Book No: 24680. $30 AUD.

30. Gallico, Paul; Burton, Jane (photographer); Gallico, Virginia (photographer) (1982). Honorable Cat (Reprint ed) [Honourable Cat]. New York: Crown Publishers. 158 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. A delightful classic book of verse written by a cat about the feline character, combined with a sumptuous picture gallery of cat photos. ISBN: 0517548879. Our Book No: 10762A. $12 AUD.

31. Gerber, Robin (2005). Katharine Graham: The Leadership Journey of an American Icon. New York: Portfolio / Penguin Books. 186 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, front flap jacket creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An absorbing and thoughtful study that reveals the leadership style that was the heart of Katherine Graham's success as CEO in building the Washington Post into a leading media corporation. Draws upon exclusive interviews with her friends and colleagues to analyse the principles that guided Graham's toughest decisions, including the groundbreaking investigation of corruption in the Nixon administration (the Watergate affair). ISBN: 1591841046. Our Book No: 10442. $20 AUD.

32. Gill, Derek (1981). Quest: The Life of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Sydney: Harper & Row. 329 pp. Paperback large trade, good condition, black & white photos spread, pages lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, bottom edge rubbed, spine lightly creased, some edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Biography of the physician and mystic who wrote bestsellers on death and dying. ISBN: 0063120488. Our Book No: 4546. $10 AUD.

33. Grattan-Guinness, Ivor (1982). Psychical Research: A Guide to its History, Principles and Practices in Celebration of 100 Years of the Society for Psychical Research. Wellingborough: Aquarian Press. 424 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white photos, faint crease bottom corner front cover, bottom edge rubbed, some edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. A specially prepared book on all the major aspects of psychical research, produced to celebrate the centenary of the Society for Psychical Research, 1882 - 1982. (Rubber stamp of retired parapsychologist Harvey J. Irwin.) SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0850303168. Our Book No: 21404. $15 AUD.

34. Harris, Max (1983). The Unknown Great Australian and Other Psychobiographical Portraits. Melbourne: Sun Books. 125 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stiffened cover, black & white photos, corner tip rear cover bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Iconic essays of 20 odd or eccentric people, 10 being Australian, 10 British. Includes H. V. Evatt, Ludwig Leichhardt, Nellie Melba, King O'Malley, Errol Flynn, W. E. Gladstone, David Livingstone, Havelock Ellis, Edward Lear. "The little essays in this book have been inspired by certain convictions I have reached about the human condition. These convictions have come all persuasively from the study of biographical literature and from close observation of living people out in the real world.". ISBN: 0725104244. Our Book No: 5845. $10 AUD.

35. Harrison, Michael (1977). Fire from Heaven: A Study of Spontaneous Combustion in Human Beings. London: Pan Books. 287 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. ISBN: 0330251465. Our Book No: 1107. $10 AUD.

36. Harrower, Elizabeth (1979). The Catherine Wheel (1st Sirius p/b ed). Sydney: Sirius / Angus & Robertson. 219 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, stiffened cover, pages lightly toned, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Powerful novel about an Australian law student living in London, who becomes infatuated with a vain, amoral, unpredictable young man named Christian. ISBN: 0207138540. Our Book No: 30481. $15 AUD.

37. Hartcher, Peter (2009). To The Bitter End: The Dramatic Story behind the Fall of John Howard and the rise of Kevin Rudd. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 280 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small mark bottom edge, pages faintly toned, tiny tear fore-edge & bump fore-edge, minor edgewear. Australian journalist provides a much-needed look at the fall of Prime Minister John Howard and the rise of Kevin Rudd on 24 November 2007. A revealing look into what happened in the back rooms of the ACTU, the closed doors of the Liberal Party, and examines the campaign war room of the Labor Party. ISBN: 9781741756234. Our Book No: 30490. $15 AUD.

38. Herbert, Mrs K (revised by); Sansom, Anne (foreword) (1960). CWA Esk Valley Cookery Book: Treasured Recipes of the Countrywomen of the Esk Valley (3rd ed). Melbourne: Esk Valley (Tasmania) Group of the Country Women's Association / New Idea / Southdown Press (Printer). 97 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, card covers, concealed staples, cloth spine, few black & white text-photos, adverts, light creasing & toning covers (few marks & light foxing), spine edges little rubbed, corner tips few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Third edition. This little book has been put together by members of the Esk Valley Group of the C.W.A., where members from the ten branches in the North and Northern Midlands of Tasmania, have shared their special recipes. This third edition has been revised and added to by the Group Secretary, Mrs K. Herbert from the Campbell Town branch. (Estimated date, early 1960s, Trove.). Our Book No: 30488. $30 AUD.

39. Hewson, Lorna (1982). When Half is Whole: My Recovery from Stroke (1st ed). Melbourne: Dove Communications. 93 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, few drawings, base spine damaged (some loss), inside covers toned (pages faintly toned), rear cover & spine little foxed, some edgewear. First edition. Poignant autobiography of an Australian stroke victim who at age 56 lost the use of the left half of her body. The revealing story of her gradual recovery. ISBN: 0859242153. Our Book No: 2556. $15 AUD.

40. Hills, Ben (2008). The Island of the Ancients: The Secrets of Sardinia's Centenarians. Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 247 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), colour photos, pictorial inside covers, minor edgewear. This book is about the people of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia who are two or three times more likely than any other human beings on earth to reach 100. The author and the photographer Mayu Kanamori journey around this island and meet up with a cast of colourful centenarians, each with an attitude to life as diverse as their lifestyle. ISBN: 9781741962222. Our Book No: 27262. $40 AUD.

41. Hiro, Dilip (2001). Neighbors, Not Friends: Iraq and Iran After the Gulf Wars. London: Routledge. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. A comprehensive account of Iraq and Iran since the two Gulf Wars, illuminated throughout by the author's lucid incisive analysis. ISBN: 0415254124. Our Book No: 21505. $20 AUD.

42. Holford, Patrick (2007). Say No to Arthritis: The Proven Drug Free Guide to Preventing and Relieving Arthritis (Reprint ed). London: Piatkus. 235 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, figures, tables, minimal edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. Explains how arthritis develops, and how to treat it without using drugs. The author is an English nutritionist, so the focus is on food and diet. ISBN: 9780749920134. Our Book No: 22500. $12 AUD.

43. Houdini, Harry; Randi, Amazing James (foreword) (1993). Miracle Mongers and Their Methods: A Complete Expose (1st pub p/b ed) [Skeptic's Bookshelf]. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books. 240 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. The author, legendary American magician and illusionist Houdini, examines critically the claims of those in his own profession. Using personal research and observations, he reveals the techniques used by fire eaters, sword-swallowers, and other masters of illusion to mystify and amaze audiences around the world. (Originally published, 1920.). ISBN: 0879758171. Our Book No: 17782. $12 AUD.

44. Ioannou, Noris (1997). Barossa Journeys: Into a Valley of Tradition (1st ed). Adelaide: Paringa Press. 240 pp. Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. First edition. The story of Australia’s prime winemaking region in South Australia, including the role of German Lutheran migrants (from Silesia) escaping wars in their homeland. Covers the making of a New Silesia, folklore, architecture, viticulture and winemaking, food traditions and farming, folk arts and crafts, music and festivals, and caring for the heritage and landscape. ISBN: 0646325094. Our Book No: 5739. $25 AUD.

45. Isaacson, Walter (2014). The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (1st U.K. ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 543 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, here is the definitive story of the people who created the computer and the internet. In his exciting saga, Isaacson begins with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He then explores the personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R. Licklider, Doug Engelbart (human-computer interaction, mouse), Robert Noyce (Intel), Bill Gates (Microsoft), Steve Wozniak (Apple), Steve Jobs (Apple), Tim Berners-Lee (web browser) and Larry Page (Google). The story of how their minds worked, and what made them so creative. A narrative of how their ability to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative. What talents allowed certain inventors to turn their disruptive ideas into realities? Why did some succeed and others fail? . ISBN: 9781471138799. Our Book No: 17783. $30 AUD.

46. James, Harry (1945). Birds with their Own Nests Agree Theirs is the Best that Could Possibly Be [Southern Series]. Adelaide: H. R. James & Co,. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, colour full-page drawings, pages lightly toned, few marks covers, creases along spine (little worn), few staples lightly rusted, middle page spread LOOSE (other pages firm), minor edgewear. A charming Australian children's picture book about our fascinating Australian birds. The beautiful birds in this very special book all build a nest that they think is the best one by far. (Muir 3736. Estimated date, 1945, Trove.). Our Book No: 40359. $30 AUD.

47. Johnston, Harold C. (1944). The Voice of the Bush (2nd impression ed). Brisbane: Enid Stewart Delalande / The Worker Newspaper (Printer). 62 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, fair condition only (but complete), condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, single colour drawings, full-page colour drawings, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, light foxing some pages, light foxing & toning covers, corners covers & some pages creased, spine worn, tide marks (previous water contact now dry) rear cover & fore-edge last few pages, small edge tears few pages, non-author written & dated dedication front flyleaf. This charming Australian children's picture story in rhyme is about our fascinating Australian animals. The main character is called Jim. He becomes friendly with a kookaburra, and along the way learns that the Australian animals are going to revolt about being hunted by humans for so many years Our Book No: 40356. $20 AUD.

48. Johnston, Harold C. (1945). The Voice of the Bush (3rd impression ed). Brisbane: Enid Stewart Delalande / The Worker Newspaper (Printer). 62 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, single-colour drawings, full-page colour drawings, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, minimal foxing some pages, light foxing covers, corners covers creased, staples rusted, some edgewear corner tips. Charming Australian children's picture story in verse about our fascinating Australian animals. The main character is called Jim. He becomes friendly with a kookaburra, and along the way learns that the Australian animals are going to revolt about being hunted by humans for so many years Our Book No: 40357. $30 AUD.

49. Jonas, William (2001). Native Title Report 2000, by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. Sydney: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners, internally excellent. This report has been written by William Jonas, the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, as a requirement of the Native Title Act (1993). The report summarises the operation of the Act to date, and its effect on the exercise and enjoyment of human rights of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders. Our Book No: 21389. $15 AUD.

50. Jupp, James (1984). Ethnic Politics in Australia. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 213 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, tables, figures, base spine creased, some edgewear, old price marks. A body of academic work is now growing which analyses the ethnic impact on elections, on the parties and on elective offices. There is an ongoing debate between those who emphasise 'class' and those drawing attention to 'ethnicity' and this book highlights the debate. ISBN: 0868613428. Our Book No: 2951. $12 AUD.

51. Kaye, E. W. (1945). Possum Bother [An Uncle Ted's Tale]. Sydney: E. W. Kaye / Hollander & Govett (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, single-colour drawings, staples rusted, pages lightly toned, light foxing title page, few marks some pages, covers little creased (corner tips creased), spine LOOSE at bottom staple (spine worn), some edgewear, name in biro front cover, light pencil annotation inside front cover. A charming Australian children's picture book about the adventures of a possum who finds his way into Mrs Brown's house. The delightful verse and drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. (Muir 6080. Estimated date, 1940s, Trove.). Our Book No: 40352. $20 AUD.

52. Kaye, E. W. (1945). Boobook [An Uncle Ted's Tale]. Sydney: E. W. Kaye / Hollander & Govett (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, thin card covers, stapled, single-colour drawings (black illustration on an orange or dark blue background), staples rusted, pages lightly toned, light foxing title page, few marks some pages, several small closed tears, covers creased, cover & page corners little creased, slight loss bottom corner rear cover, spine split at cover join, some edgewear, owner's name title page (crossed out black texta). A charming Australian children's picture book about the adventures of a boobook owl. The delightful drawings and verse make this an ideal book for any age. (Muir 778. Estimated date, 1945, Trove.). Our Book No: 40351. $20 AUD.

53. Kaye, E. W. (1945). The Koala Twins [An Uncle Ted's Tale]. Sydney: E. W. Kaye / F. Cunninghame & Co. (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, stapled, single-colour drawings, staples lightly rusted, pages lightly toned, light foxing title page, few marks some pages, covers little creased, spine rubbed & worn (little loss spine ends), some toning inside covers, some edgewear corners, non-author written name in biro front cover. A charming Australian children's picture book about the adventures of twin koalas who kept on getting mistaken for the other twin. The delightful drawings and verse makes this an ideal book for any age. (Muir 3872. Estimated date, 1940s, Trove.). Our Book No: 40353. $20 AUD.

54. Kendall, F. R.; P & O Cruises; MacDonald, Brian (introduction) (1987). Dearest Mother: Extracts from the Letters of F. R. Kendall: P & O 1837 - 1987. Melksham, Wilts: GB Publications. 45 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, few black & white photos, staples little rusted, few creases covers & pages, minor edgewear. This pamphlet has selected extracts from Kendall's letters reflecting the early days of P & O, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in 1987. Franklin Richardson Kendall was born in 1839 into a family with great naval traditions. He travelled extensively between 1858 and 1866 and while away wrote regularly to his mother. The collection of 78 letters, each commencing with "Dearest Mother", comprises nearly 300 pages. The fascinating letters were written at a time when substantial world-wide social and industrial changes were being made (Britain, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia noted). ISBN: 0946555060. Our Book No: 30477. $18 AUD.

55. Kingsley, Henry; Kramer, Leonie (introduction) (1973). The Hillyars and the Burtons: A Story of Two Families [Australian Literary Reprints]. Sydney: Sydney University Press (SUP). 419 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Originally published in London and Boston, 1865. The author's second Australian novel and follows "The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn". The setting is now the Australian goldfields and the Omeo disaster, and offers a very different view of Australia to the earlier pastoral novel. ISBN: 0424065002. Our Book No: 2536. $20 AUD.

56. Kirsch, Irving (1990). Changing Expectancies: A Key to Effective Psychotherapy. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks / Cole. 231 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). American psychology professor describes how therapists can help their clients break the cycle caused by dysfunctional, self-confirming beliefs. From a thorough review of relevant research, he demonstrates that response expectancy - often dismissed as a "non-specific" factor - can be identified as one of the causes of phobic, depressive, and other psychological disorders, as well as an essential ingredient of effective therapy. ISBN: 1557985863. Our Book No: 17769. $30 AUD.

57. Knight, Stephen (1997). Continent of Mystery: A Thematic History of Australian Crime Fiction. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 226 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. This book reinstates many fine and forgotten Australian authors - Mary Fortune, doyen of the Victorian short story - Randolph Bedford, creator of Billy Pagan - Fergus Hume who set in Melbourne the first best selling detective novel - Pat Flower, a recent Sydney writer. This ground-breaking book traces the clues and exposes the dark deeds of writers overlooked by critical detectives less astute than the author. ISBN: 0522846599. Our Book No: 27488. $25 AUD.

58. Leonard, Dion (2017). Finding Gobi: The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 259 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This is the fascinating story of a tough little dog named Gobi. The author met her when he was taking part in an ultramarathon in the Chinese Gobi Desert. This autobiography is also the biography of a lovable pup who earned a permanent home in Edinburgh, Scotland. ISBN: 9780008248314. Our Book No: 40333. $25 AUD.

59. Lines Ltd, Royal Mail (1955). Royal Mail Lines to South America: Amazon, Aragon, Arlanza. London: Royal Mail Lines Ltd. 16 pp. Paperback oblong trade, good condition, stapled, serrated edges, colour full-page illustrations, route map last page, light foxing, minor insect damage fore-edge covers, staples rusted, bottom corners covers creased, covers little marked, minor edgewear. This pamphlet describes the three new “A” ships to become part of the Royal Mail Lines to South America. The color illustrations depict: The First Class Restaurant, Smoke Room, Lounge and Cinema, Gallery, Cabin Class restaurant, Lounge, Cocktail bar, Library, First Class Two-bedded Cabin, Cabin Class Four Berth Cabin, Children's Nursery, First Class Lido. (Estimated date, 1950s.). Our Book No: 30486. $15 AUD.

60. Lomas, Margaret (2007). The Truth about Positive Cash Flow Property (Revised, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Wrightbooks / John Wiley. 222 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, minimal marks bottom edge, minor edgewear. Dispels the many myths surrounding positive cash flow property investing. Explains just what positive cash flow investing is, how it works, and what it can achieve. ISBN: 0731404564. Our Book No: 30480. $18 AUD.

61. Lovelock, James (J. E.); Tickell, Sir Crispin (foreword) (2006). The Revenge of Gaia: Why the Earth is Fighting Back - And How We Can Still Save Humanity (Australian ed). Melbourne: Allen Lane / Penguin Books. 177 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos centre spread, few figures, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. The key insight of Lovelock's Gaia Theory is that the entire Earth functions as a single living super-organism. That organism is now sick. It is running a fever because of increased atmospheric greenhouse gases. Earth will adjust to these stresses, but the human race faces a severe test. It is already too late to prevent the global climate from flipping into a new equilibrium that will threaten civilization. But we can do much to save humanity. In the tradition of "Silent Spring," this is a call to address a major threat to our collective future. ISBN: 0713999268. Our Book No: 17771. $15 AUD.

62. MacCallum, J. ; Dowman, Walter (illustrator) (1942). Australian Animals. Sydney: Currawong Publishing Co. / Commercial Printing Company 70 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, thin card pictorial covers, concealed staples, black & white drawings, pages lightly toned, light foxing edges & some pages, light toning covers, spine worn, slight loss base front cover at join, tide marks (previous water contact now dry) fore-edge last few pages, small edge tears few pages, corner tips front cover missing, inside covers lightly toned, rear cover marked & lightly foxed, some edgewear corners, few pencil ticks contents page. A charming Australian children’s picture story about our fascinating Australian animals. Each illustration has a verse and the story about the animal. The writer and illustrator both love Australian animals and hope that the readers will understand our wonderful animals when they read this fascinating book. (Estimated date, 1942, Trove.). Our Book No: 40358. $25 AUD.

63. MacLean, Ann; Barton, Art (illustrator) (1950). Sinky Boo [SinkyBoo]. Sydney: Press Feature Service. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, pictorial thick card covers and pages, good condition, one colour text-drawings & full-page full-colour drawings, internally stapled, minor edgewear, spine little rubbed, edges little foxed, staples rusted, top & bottom corners creased, few marks front cover, minimal insect damage front cover, rear cover marked, few faint pencil impressions top & bottom edges front cover. A scarce and delightful children's book about a cheeky possum named SinkyBoo who manages to get in to all kinds of mischief. The story is told in verses which will appeal to most ages. Art Barton is noted for his comics and Luna Park art. (Estimated date, 1950 or 1947, Trove.). Our Book No: 40350. $120 AUD.

64. Madden, Claire; Salt, Bernard (foreword) (2018). Hello Gen Z: Engaging the Generation of Post - Millennials (Reprint ed). Sydney: Hello Clarity. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corners covers little creased, autograph (author's written dedication). The Australian author has written a masterfully synthesized comprehensive and intriguing guide to the minds and motivations of Generation Z. The author is a formost social researcher in generational engagement. ISBN: 9780648170402. Our Book No: 30487. $30 AUD.

65. Mascord, Ramon (1947). Our Feathered Friends. Sydney: New Century Press. Unnum 16 pp. Hardcover small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, green cloth spine, stapled, black & white drawing last page, full-page colour drawings, single-colour drawing rear cover, front cover & pages lightly toned, staples replaced (small hole), slight loss rear pastedown, few tiny pieces missing along bottom edges, minimal foxing few pages & endpapers & title page, rear cover marked (white background), small tear one page, some edgewear corners. A charming Australian children's picture book about Australian birds. The delightful drawings by the author make this an ideal book for any age. Each bird has a verse about it. (Muir 4861.). Our Book No: 40348. $30 AUD.

66. Masood, Ehsan (2016). The Great Invention: The Story of GDP and the Making and Unmaking of the Modern World (1st stated ed). New York: Pegasus Books. 231 pp. Hardcover small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear jacket (top corner front flap creased). This is the fascinating story of one of the 20th-century's most influential and dangerously addictive ideas (GDP, gross domestic product), told through the lives of those who invented this economic statistic, and its consequences for government policy. The author draws on interviews, firsthand accounts, and previously neglected source materials. ISBN: 9781681771373. Our Book No: 40331. $20 AUD.

67. Massam, Jane; Gibbs, May; Keys, Caroline (illustrator) (2018). Tales from the Bush (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, stapled, colour drawings, slight bump base spine. This children's picture story celebrates 100 years of Gumnut Babies. The stories were written by Jane Massam and the illustrations were created by Caroline Keys. The illustrations were inspired by the original illustrations of May Gibbs. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie go deep into the heart of the Australian bush ISBN: 9781742996110. Our Book No: 40327. $10 AUD.

68. May, Robert M. (1993). Cosmic Consciousness Revisited: The Modern Origins and Development of a Western Spiritual Psychology. Rockport, MA: Element, Inc. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, corners front cover little creased, light foxing & toning edges, minor edgewear. A combination of scholarship and spiritual depth - portrays the development of the current modern shift in the paradigm of human consciousness. He traces the subsequent development of the emerging spiritual and transpersonal psychologies and relates their evolution to the great spiritual traditions as well as to the future direction of human spiritual and psychological evolution. The book will interest anyone wanting to gain a contemporary and forward looking understanding of the spiritual nature of human existence. ISBN: 1852302801. Our Book No: 40336. $15 AUD.

69. McGregor, Craig (2004). Australian Son: Inside Mark Latham (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Pluto Press. 198 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, small crease front cover, minor edgewear. An analysis of the mind and world of Australian politician Mark Latham. He gives new insights into Latham and the factors that have been an influence on his policies. He follows him from an angry young man to a family man, from backbencher to Labor leader, the passions that drive him, and his ideas for a fairer and more generous Australia. ISBN: 186403288X. Our Book No: 30482. $15 AUD.

70. McKimmie, Chris (2015). Lara of Newtown. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 34 pp. Hardback quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings (mostly full-page). A witty and wonderful story about a cat looking for love and a forever home in the Sydney inner suburb of Newtown. The story is told from Lara the cat's side of the fence. The drawings will appeal to most ages. ISBN: 9781760112325. Our Book No: 30484. $20 AUD.

71. McPherson, Mary (editor) (1996). Telling Tales Out of School. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 180 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Entertaining anecdotes about life in government schools from about 1850 to 1950, by information officer from NSW Department of School Education. ISBN: 0864178077. Our Book No: 4491. $15 AUD.

72. Mendelssohn, Joanna (1990). The Yellow House 1970 - 72 [1970 - 1972]. Sydney: Australia Council. 56 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour photos (some full-page), corner tip front cover creased, inside covers & part of rear cover minimally foxed, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Exhibition catalogue of art works (particularly Martin Sharp) to mark the 20th anniversary of the Yellow House, which was a hippy-style artists colony in Sydney (59 Macleay St, Potts Point), based on the unrealised dreams of Vincent van Gogh. Also has a list of performances in the upstairs Puppet Theatre, and films screened there. Introductory essay by Joanna Mendelssohn. ISBN: 0730578178. Our Book No: 14090. $30 AUD.

73. Mercier, Emile (1955). Emile Mercier Cartoon Clippings (32 cartoons). Sydney: Emile Mercier. Each: 1 pp. Each of 32 clippings: Ephemera, oblong small octavo, good plus condition, single sheet, colour cartoon, reverse side lightly toned (few moderately), perforated top edge (most), lightly folded (1), some edgewear. A scarce collection of delightful Emile Mercier colour cartoons, perhaps removed from a calendar or brochure. A couple of duplicates. (Estimated date, 1950s, consistent with his cartoon books.). Our Book No: 17778. $150 AUD.

74. Mercier, Emile (1956). I'm Waiting for an Earthquake! (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 128 pp. Paperback small oblong, good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine, faded), black & white cartoons, front inner hinge little split (pages firm), some insect damage bottom fore-edge, front cover little rubbed (corner tip creased), minimal scuffing covers, pages lightly toned, some edgewear. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons that appeared in The Sun newspaper. Our Book No: 21550. $20 AUD.

75. Mercier, Emile (1959). Is My Slip Showing? (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 127 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine), black & white cartoons, front cover red lettering little faded, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons about Australian life that first appeared in The Sun newspaper. Our Book No: 21548. $45 AUD.

76. Mercier, Emile (1961). Don't shove! (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 128 pp. Paperback small oblong, good condition, card covers (blue cloth spine), black & white cartoons, covers foxed & little scuffed, some insect damage top corner rear cover, rear cover marked, corner tips front cover creased, some edgewear. A great little book of Emile Mercier's cartoons that appeared in The Sun newspaper. The cover has an elephant telling a mouse who has bumped into him after falling from his bike not to shove !! Our Book No: 21551. $30 AUD.

77. Miron, Jeffrey A. (2010). Libertarianism from A to Z. New York: Basic Books. 198 pp. Hardcover small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket,) pages faintly toned. In this thought provoking book the author, a Harvard economist, has written a dictionary to explain libertarian principles. The subjects he writes about are as diverse as prostitution and drugs, the financial crises and the government bailouts, the legality of abortion, and the war on terror. . ISBN: 9780465019434. Our Book No: 40332. $25 AUD.

78. Neve, M. Hutton (1980). This Mad Folly! The History of Australia's Pioneer Women Doctors. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 174 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos (portraits), minor edgewear. The story of the pioneer women who studied to be doctors in Australia. They courageously pursued their medical careers against frequent bitter and organised opposition. ISBN: 0908120362. Our Book No: 3855. $20 AUD.

79. Niall, Brenda (2009). The Riddle of Father Hackett: A Life in Ireland and Australia. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 320 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of radical Irish Jesuit William Hackett who was transferred to Australia by his order (perhaps for being too close to the Irish independence struggle). An absorbing narrative and a subtle character study, this book is based on archives in Ireland and Australia - including Father Hackett's personal correspondence with Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera, Erskine Childers, Daniel Mannix and B. A. Santamaria. (Plus media release, loosely inserted.). ISBN: 9780642276858. Our Book No: 26912. $25 AUD.

80. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana and Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society (MHS). 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, stapled, card cover, many colour & black & white text-photos, copy 2. Local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery, Marrickville (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542A. $30 AUD.

81. Nicholls, Gary; Hutchinson, Robert; Ostling, Geoffrey; Braye, Donna (2005). Marrickville Potteries: Fowlers, Diana and Studio Anna. Sydney: Marrickville Heritage Society. 40 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, stapled, card cover, many colour & black & white text-photos, as new condition, copy 1. Local history essays on three historic potteries in Sydney's inner west: Fowler Potteries in Glebe, Marrickville and Wetherill Park (1841 - 1982); Diana Pottery at Marrickville (1947 - 1978) and Karel Jungvirt's Studio Anna Pottery, Marrickville (1954 - 1980s). ISBN: 0958077312. Our Book No: 15542. $30 AUD.

82. O'Grady, John; Culotta, Nino (pseudonym); Pidgeon, W. E. (WEP) (illustrator) (1977). Aussie English: An Explanation of the Australian Idiom (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 104 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, black & white drawings, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. A humorous classic about the Australian language written by the author of "They're a Weird Mob”. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0725403810. Our Book No: 7879. $10 AUD.

83. Ollif, Lorna (1975). There Must Be a River: A History of the Hornsby Shire (1st ed). Sydney: Ollif Publishing / Walter Stone (Printer). 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings (some indistinct as usual), maps, edges lightly foxed, corner front cover little creased, some edgewear, autograph (author's written name). Traces the history of the Hornsby Shire from its beginnings, with the important discovery by Governor Phillip of the Hawkesbury River, through to present times. In tracing the history, the author recognises that it is a story of people and, rather than giving a series of dates and statistics, she has woven the facts of settlement and development in the Shire into the human stories of the people whose lives produced the statistics. ISBN: 0959918310. Our Book No: 17779. $12 AUD.

84. P & O, Orient Lines; Anderson, Sir Donald (foreword) (1962). P & O Orient Lines About Ourselves Staff Journal (3 issues). London: P & O Orient Lines / Brown Knight & Truscott (Printer). 44 + 48 + 106 pp. Each pamphlet: Ephemera small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light toning pages, staples lightly rusted, covers little scuffed & rubbed, some colour loss rear cover (x1), some edgewear. These three staff journals combine the Orient Line and P & O Orient newsletters. Two were published Summer and Autumn 1960 (nos 1 & 2), and the third (no 8) was published in Summer 1962. No. 1 has a chart explaining the P & O and Orient Line amalgamation, and the management of the various departments. There are interesting stories and photos from most parts of the world in each newsletter. Our Book No: 30485. $30 AUD.

85. P & O, Orient Lines of Australia (1964). P & O Orient Lines Australia Staff Newsletter (3 issues). Sydney: P & O Orient Lines of Australia. Each 12 pp. Each pamphlet: Ephemera small quarto, good condition, stapled, black & white text-photos, fore-edges little over-trimmed, light toning, staples lightly rusted, slight loss fore-edge few pages (56), few edge tears fore-edge (56, 57), small piece missing last page (57, 58), some edgewear, minor biro annotation front cover (corrects missing digit in newsletter number). These three newsletters for P & O staff were for staff circulation only. Two were published in November 1963 (no. 56) and December 1963 (no. 57), and the third in January 1964 (no. 58) contains the story of their new building. There are interesting stories and photos from most parts of the world in each newsletter. Our Book No: 30483. $20 AUD.

86. Photogravures (1935). Australians. City Not Stated: Photogravures Pty Ltd. Unnum 14 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, good condition, stapled, pictorial thick card covers & pages, colour drawings, internally stapled, spine little rubbed, edges little foxed, staples rusted, minor edgewear corners. A delightful children's book of colorfully illustrated drawings with short descriptions about Australian wildlife. The animals and birds include: koalas, dingo, wombat, kangaroo, possums, platypus, wallaby, iguana, Leadbeater cockatoo, white cockatoo, crimson parrot, lyre bird, magpie, kookaburra, emu, and blue wren. (Estimated date, 1930s, Trove. Muir 374. ). Our Book No: 40349. $30 AUD.

87. Photogravures (1945). Australian A.B.C. City Not Stated: Photogravures Pty Ltd / Nucolorvue Productions. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, stapled, pictorial thick card covers and pages, colour drawings, stapled, spine little rubbed, edges little foxed, staples slightly rusted, small piece missing base spine & adjacent covers, few tiny pinhead holes & slight scuffing first & last page, minor edgewear corners. A delightful children's book of colorfully illustrated drawings with four-line verses for each letter of the alphabet. (Estimated date: 1940s, Trove. Muir 269.). Our Book No: 40360. $30 AUD.

88. Pike, John R. (1973). Brixham, Torbay: A Bibliographical Guide. Torbay: Borough of Torbay. 27 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, flexible covers, few black & white photos, map, staples little rusted, minor edgewear. A brief narrative that links together the more important references in books, maps, and documents to Brixham (Devon), and its fishing fleet and naval history. Created for anyone interested in Brixham to further research interesting aspects. ISBN: 0901842168. Our Book No: 30478. $10 AUD.

89. Plimer, Ian (2004). A Short History of Planet Earth (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 250 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, maps, minor edgewear, prize sticker, faint sticker mark first page. First edition. This entertaining book, by the professor of geology at Melbourne University, won the Eureka Science prize in 2002. A history of Earth over 4 billion years, both before and after life - a fascinating detective story, with a special bias towards Australian examples. He even speculates about the history of the Earth over the next 50 million years. (Plimer later became a controversial climate change skeptic.). ISBN: 0733310044. Our Book No: 15441. $25 AUD.

90. Proctor, Julie; Champ, Mike (illustrator) (1987). The Story of Expo Oz. Redcliffe, QLD: Australian Gift and Souvenir Supplies. 32 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good condition, bright full-page colour drawings, cover corners creased, minor edgewear. A hard-to-find children's picture book published for the World Expo 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland. The beautiful illustrations and simple text make this a delightful book for any age. Oz Platypus wins a contest against other bush animals to become the mascot for the World Expo. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0731621484. Our Book No: 21331. $12 AUD.

91. Rachman, S. J.; Wilson, G. T. (1980). The Effects of Psychological Therapy (2nd ed) [International Series in Experimental Psychology]. Oxford: Pergamon Press. 302 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, flexible glossy card covers, tables, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Second edition. Updated and enlarged to provide the improved critical evaluation of the evidence for psychological therapies. Psychoanalysis, Rogerian client-centered therapy, behaviour therapy, and the newer forms of cognitive therapy are covered in depth. ISBN: 0080246745. Our Book No: 21422. $15 AUD.

92. Robinson, Daniel N. (1985). Philosophy of Psychology [Critical Assessments of Contemporary Psychology]. New York: Columbia University Press. 188 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & rubbing, minimal annotation title page (letter) & pencil annotation. American psychology professor discusses the fundamentals of the philosophy of psychology in an easygoing style. ISBN: 023105923X. Our Book No: 21421. $15 AUD.

93. Roscoe, Ken; Rowe, Barry (drawings) (1975). Inventors and Inventions [Brooke Bond Picture Card Series]. London: Brooke Bond Oxo Ltd / World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, picture cards tipped in (pasted in), front cover creased. Consists of a set of 40 picture tea cards (complete set) in a booklet to inform about key technological inventions, such as the telephone and the steam engine. Brooke Bond is renowned for the attractive picture cards given away in packets of tea. Estimated date: 1975 (Brooke Bond Collectables website). . Our Book No: 2291A. $10 AUD.

94. Rosenblum, Daniel; Siegel, Bernie (foreword) (1993). A Time to Hear, a Time to Help: Listening to People with Cancer (1st ed). New York: Free Press. 303 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, minor edgewear jacket. A leading American oncologist provides an honest, caring look at the importance of compassion, patience, and understanding when offering comfort to people with cancer. This book is an inspiring source of help to people with cancer and their families and friends. Our Book No: 21408. $15 AUD.

95. Sandall, Roger (2001). The Culture Cult: Designer Tribalism and Other Essays (Reprint ed). Boulder: Westview Press. 214 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, some edgewear bottom edge, some pencil annotation, owner's written name. An acerbic skeptical critique of that longing, widespread in society today, to "retreat from civilization", that is, the over-romanticized virtues of tribal life. Essays written by a recently retired Australian senior lecturer in anthropology. Examines the intellectual divide and conflict between culture (Rousseau, Berlin - defending ethnicity) and civilisation (Popper, Gellner - defending modern values and civil society). ISBN: 0813338638. Our Book No: 23164. $25 AUD.

96. Schapiro, J. Salwyn (1958). Liberalism: Its Meaning and History. New York: Anvil Original / Van Nostrand. 192 pp. Paperback small, good condition, pages toned, small tear top edge end pages & rear cover, some edgewear, sticker front cover, owner's written name. A crisp meaningful narrative by American academic historian that traces the main streams of liberal thought as they developed in England, France, Germany, Italy and the United States. Outlines the basic ideas of liberalism that are the same everywhere, but also notes regional variations that have developed. Our Book No: 4549. $10 AUD.

97. Sheahan, Peter (2005). Generation Y: Thriving and Surviving with Generation Y at Work (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Prahran: Hardie Grant. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages toned as common, minor edgewear. Generation Y comprises the highly influential segment of the population born between 1978 and 1994. Provides unique insight into the Generation Y mindset. In a straightforward, accessible style he unlocks the secrets to hiring, inspiring and retaining this emerging generation. ISBN: 9781740663175. Our Book No: 22472. $14 AUD.

98. Spratt, David; Sutton, Philip (2008). Climate Code Red: The Case for Emergency Action. Melbourne, Carlton North: Scribe Publications. 304 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. two Australian climate-policy and sustainability advocates document the extensive scientific evidence that the global warming crisis is worse than officially indicated - and that we're almost at the point of no return. It is no longer a case of how much more we can 'safely' emit, but whether we can stop emissions and produce a deliberate cooling before the Earth's climate system reaches a point beyond any hope of human restoration. These imperatives are incompatible with 'politics as usual' and 'business as usual' - we face a sustainability emergency that urgently requires a clear break from the politics of failure-inducing compromise. ISBN: 9781921372209. Our Book No: 26731. $15 AUD.

99. Stead, Christina; Geering, R. G. (editor) (1992). Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973 - 1983) (1st ed) [Imprint Lives]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 402 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover scratched, minor edgewear. Beginning in England in 1973, this second volume of Christina Stead's letters deal mainly with her life after returning to Australia in 1974 and ends just before her death in 1983. These years saw the growth of her literary reputation and the official recognition of her contribution to writing. Letter writing was a vital part of Christina Stead's creative life and it grew increasingly important in her last decade. It was how she engaged with the outside world ISBN: 0207170762. Our Book No: 13799. $16 AUD.

100. Steele, Peter SJ; Metherall, Tim (illustrator) (2002). Bread for the Journey: Homilies (1st ed). Melbourne: David Lovell Publishing. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. About the sermons given as his Sunday homily at Newman College in Melbourne University, and elsewhere, including Washington, USA. They are meticulously crafted, and offer a feast of insight, tackling questions and issues that are part of all our lives. The homilies cover a broad range of subjects, from Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons to Shakespeare’s Richard II - from the story of the Prodigal Son to the image of Neil Armstrong first stepping on to the moon - from Albert Camus to what it means to say yes to the Creed. He offers words to help navigate a correct Christian path. ISBN: 1863550836. Our Book No: 40340. $18 AUD.

101. Stringer, Trica (2016). A Chance of Stormy Weather (1st Australian p/b ed). Sydney: Harlequin Mira Books. 380 + 10 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner tip rear cover creased, base spine little bumped, minor edgewear. Australian novel about a city girl Paula who married a South Australian farmer. Life on the farm was different to what she was expecting, and she begins to question whether she is cut out for farm life. ISBN: 9781489210562. Our Book No: 40347. $16 AUD.

102. Swancott, Charles (1968). Manly: 1788 to 1968. Sydney: Charles Swancott / D. S. Ford (Printer). 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, concealed staples, few black & white text-photos, rear inner hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. A detailed history of Manly, a very popular northern beachside suburb of Sydney, from the time of European settlement. Provides incredible detail, all noted down by a long-time resident and noted local historian. Our Book No: 17780. $15 AUD.

103. Teffi; Chandler, Robert (translator) (2016). Memories from Moscow to the Black Sea (1st ed). London: Puskin Press. 349 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, minimal split front hinge (pages firm), sticker mark. The fascinating story of the Russian writer and satirist Teffi. This book is her blackly funny and heart breaking account of her final journey into exile across Russia. Published in English for the first time, it confirms the rediscovery of Teffi as one of the most humane, perceptive observers of her time. ISBN: 9781782271697. Our Book No: 40345. $25 AUD.

104. Terr, Lenore (1994). Unchained Memories: True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found. New York: Basic Books. 282 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. True stories that illustrate how we forget childhood trauma, and they tell us how and why these repressed memories return. ISBN: 0465088236. Our Book No: 21397. $12 AUD.

105. Trevelyan, R. C. (1931). Three Plays: Sulla, Fand, The Pearl-tree. London: L. & Virginia Woolf / Hogarth Press. 120 pp. hardback small, no jacket, good condition, brown board cover (title label, little foxed), top edge foxed, some page edges foxed, pages lightly toned, some edgewear. A scarce collectible book of three verse plays from the press of Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Our Book No: 17774. $20 AUD.

106. Wainwright, Teresa (2003). The Real Estate Rookie: Practical Advice for the First-time Residential Property Investor (Reprint ed). Sydney, Marrickville: Choice Books (Australian Consumers Association). 181 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom edge little marked, top spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. A clear step-by-step guide for anyone who has ever thought about investing in residential real estate but did not know where to begin. There are case studies of actual investors and tenants, and useful information on picking the perfect property, the key role of location, the value of perfect property management, and how to attract the desirable tenants. ISBN: 1920705155. Our Book No: 40334. $25 AUD.

107. Warung, Price ; Andrews, B. G. (editor); Astley], [William (1975). Tales of the Convict System: Selected Stories of Price Warung (1st p/b ed). Brisbane: St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 300 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, covers lightly scratched, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Semi-fictional stories, originally published in the Bulletin, 1892. Obsessed with the inhuman monstrosities of Australia’s convict system, William Astley (writing as Price Warung) took the outlines of history and coloured them with melodrama and farce to shock, delight, and sometimes disgust his many readers. These 17 stories reflect an attitude of the time: the convict was more sinned against than sinning. ISBN: 0702209295. Our Book No: 4548. $15 AUD.

108. Waterhouse, Richard (2005). The Vision Splendid: A Social and Cultural History of Rural Australia. Perth, Fremantle: Curtin University Books. 320 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This book is about the changing nature of relationships between city and bush, land owners and itinerant workers, squatters and small farmers, men and women, and Europeans and Aborigines. This is a long-awaited social and cultural history of rural Australia that tells the story of many diverse people, places and activities. ISBN: 1920731059. Our Book No: 28157. $40 AUD.

109. Wild, Margaret; Harris, Wayne (illustrator) (2010). The House of Narcissus (New, reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books / HarperCollins. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's story by Australian author about an old heritage house in Venice and the important role a beautiful ginger & white cat plays in bringing the house back to life. The story is based on the Greek legend of Narcissus, about a boy who falls in love with his own image. ISBN: 9780733308413. Our Book No: 24619. $15 AUD.

110. Wood, John (2009). Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children (Reprint ed). New York: Collins Business / HarperCollins. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spread pages little toned, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. The American executive left Microsoft in 1999 to set up "Room to Read", a nonprofit organization that promotes reading books and education across the developing world, starting in Nepal. (Barcode ISBN, different ISBN is in book.). ISBN: 9780061121081. Our Book No: 24709. $10 AUD.