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1. Abramson, Jill (2019). Merchants of Truth: Inside the News Revolution (U.K. ed). London: Bodley Head. 534 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Jill Abramson, a former editor of The New York Times, provides a gripping and definitive personal account of the revolution that has swept the news industry over the last decade and reshaped our world. Drawing on deep access, she takes us behind the scenes at four media titans during the most volatile years in news history. Two are maverick upstarts: Buzzfeed, the brain-child of virtuoso clickbait scientist Jonah Perretti, and Vice, led by the booze-fuelled anarcho-hipster Shane Smith. The two others are among the world's most venerable news institutions: The New York Times, owned and run for generations by the Sulzberger dynasty, and The Washington Post, also family-owned but soon to be bought by the world's richest merchant of all, Jeff Bezos. ISBN/ASIN: 9781847923790. Our Book No: 18136. $25 AUD.
2. Agard, John; Packer, Neil (illustrator) (2016). Book: My Mame is Book and I’ll Tell You the Story of My Life. London: Walker Books. 133 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A delightful book for children and young adults, in which a book tells it own story and history. "For centuries I have told other people's stories. Now it is time to tell my own. I have been dog-eared, laughed over, cried over, banned and burnt. Buried under the desert. I have seen civilisations rise and fall. Yet I have survived it all. And you will find, dear reader, my story is a real page turner”. Book begins by reminding us of his origins in oral story and clay tablets, then ponders on papyrus, parchment and paper, and on being a scroll who finally gets a spine. We see him lovingly illuminated by monks in medieval monasteries, then witness the massive changes brought about by the invention of the printing press, and the coming of paperbacks and e-books in the 20th century. Scarce first edition, first printing. Illustrated by Neil Packer. Unnumbered pages. ISBN/ASIN: 9780744544787. Our Book No: 18145. $20 AUD.
3. Al - Hamad, Sarah (2011). Cardamom and Lime: Recipes from the Arabian Gulf (Reprint ed). Northampton, MA: Interlink Publishing. 128 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (mostly full-page), rear fore-edge little rubbed, minor edgewear. Middle Eastern cooking is not 'all the same'. This book by Sarah Al - Hamad is full of recipes that reflect the flavours and diverse traditional dishes of the Arabian Gulf: Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The photos provide inspiration for readers to create these wonderful dishes. ISBN/ASIN: 9781566568494. Our Book No: 18148. $40 AUD.
4. Amnesty (1995). Human Rights are Women's Right. London: Amnesty International. 135 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, rubber stamp, sticker, errata slip loosely inserted. This report launches a campaign in support of women's human rights. Abuse of women in 73 countries is documented - there is a long road ahead. ISBN/ASIN: 0862102421. Our Book No: 11979. $10 AUD.
5. Anderson, David; Beckerleg, Susan; Hailu, Degol; Klein, Axel (2007). The Khat Controversy: Stimulating the Debate on Drugs [Cultures of Consumption Series]. Oxford: Berg Publishers. 254 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. David Anderson and colleagues report on the first broad international study of the narcotic plant khat (kat, qat). A harmless natural stimulant or a lethal addictive epidemic sweeping through the international drugs trade? Khat is a natural substance that, in some Arab and African populations, is as ubiquitous as coffee is in the West. Khat is fast becoming a problem in the West, and this book goes deeper to explore contemporary issues relating to globalization, ethnicity and culture. The authors outline how an international control policy on khat might best be constructed. ISBN/ASIN: 9781845202514. Our Book No: 23615. $25 AUD.
6. Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara; Doidge, Norman (foreword) (2012). The Woman Who Changed Her Brain and Other Inspiring Stories of Pioneering Brain Transformation (Australian ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 261 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Barbara Arrowsmith-Young tells of her struggle with severe learning disabilities. She chanced upon research that inspired her to invent cognitive exercises to 'fix' her own brain (the process of 'neuroplasticity'). She has established the Arrowsmith Program in Toronto, Canada, to teach her highly successful system. The book illustrates how the lives of children and adults struggling with learning disorders can be dramatically transformed. An appendix lists 19 cognitive deficits underlying learning disabilities. Australian edition. ISBN/ASIN: 9780732292393. Our Book No: 28544. $20 AUD.
7. Ashburner, Michael (2006). Won for All: How the Drosophila Genome Was Sequenced (Reprint ed). New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. 107 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings & photos, minor foxing reverse side jacket & front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. Michael Ashburner provides fascinating account how modern scientific research in the United States is conducted. The author explains his involvement in the revolutionary sequencing the Drosophila (fruit fly) genome, which involve an increasingly important public-private research partnership. The DNA of the Drosophilia genus is frequently used as a convenient model for biomedical research. ISBN/ASIN: 0879698020. Our Book No: 23672. $20 AUD.
8. Ashenden, Dean (2022). Telling Tennant's Story: The Strange Career of the Great Australian Silence [Tennant Creek]. Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 338 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear. This book by Dean Ashenden is a combination of memoir, reportage and political and intellectual history. The author traces the strange career of the great Australian silence. He returns to Tennant Creek after fifty years where he lived as a boy. He finds the town transformed, but its silence about the past is still mostly intact. In the moving finale, he goes back to Tennant Creek once more to meet for the first time some of his Aboriginal contemporaries, and to asks how the truths of Australia’s story can best be told. ISBN/ASIN: 9781760641757. Our Book No: 41192. $30 AUD.
9. Bannock, Graham (2005). The Economics and Management of Small Business: An International Perspective. London: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 239 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, boxes, minor edgewear corner tips. Graham Bannock provides an international perspective on why small businesses continue to thrive across the globe and form a vital part of all successful economies. He challenges much conventional thinking on the subject and contains examples from the over 40 countries in which the author has worked or studied. Students of small business and entrepreneurship will find the authors accessible writing style to be very helpful in gaining a good understanding of this important field. . ISBN/ASIN: 0415336678. Our Book No: 23683. $15 AUD.
10. Base, Graeme (1988). My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch (19th printing ed). Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books. 44 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour & sepia (brown-coloured) drawings, base last page little creased, minor edgewear. The first children's picture book (written in verse) by the leading author/artist Graeme Base. Grandma lived in rural town Gooligulch, and everyone new her and about all the bush animals that she used to tame. He later wrote the prize-winning children's fantasy book 'Animalia', which has sold over 2 million copies. (This is the 19th printing, later than the Picture Puffin edition. Orange background cover design with emu, rosella and possum.). ISBN/ASIN: 9780140509410. Our Book No: 4652. $12 AUD.
11. Berndt, Ronald; Berndt, Catherine (1970). Man, Land and Myth in North Australia: The Gunwinggu People (1st ed). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press. 262 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, light foxing top edge, pages lightly toned, small edge pieces missing jacket (few chips & closed edge tears, small scuff base spine), some edgewear. Ronald and Catherine Berndt examine the three facets of Australian Aboriginal life: their direct dependence on the natural environment, the essential elemnent of cooperation with one another, and their emphasis on the relevance of myth in a religious context. The material is taken from the Gunwinggu people of Western Arnhem Land. The study looks comprehensively at their societry and culture as an integral whole. The three dominant themes on which discussion is focused are articulated in terms of social relations on the one hand and the belief system on the other. This study by two renowned Australian social anthropologists, husband and wife, gives a balanced picture of the Gunwiggu men and women, for both academics and general reading. (ISBN not printed in book.). ISBN/ASIN: 0870131656. Our Book No: 41198. $60 AUD.
12. Bezant, Elizabeth; Eaves, Pamela (2006). Stolen Moments: Inspiring and Unforgettable Stories from People Living with Alzheimer's. Quinns Rocks, WA: Writing to Inspire. 148 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This wonderful book is has profoundly moving stories collected by Elizabeth Bezant and Pamela Eaves. Every story offers offers support and an honest insight into exactly what Alzheimer's is and its effects on lives. Every story also acknowledges the true strength, spirit, inspiration and love of those who live with this disease on a daily basis. . ISBN/ASIN: 0975237322. Our Book No: 23624. $30 AUD.
13. Biggs, John (2003). The Girl in the Golden House. Canberra: Pandanus Books. 287 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor foxing top edge, bottom edge lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. A novel by Australian writer John Biggs about a young man named Chris Wong who is searching for the right girl to share his golden house with him. The characters are interwoven with the real story of the handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China. The characters are fictional, but the political events are real, as are the players involved in those events. The two court cases are based on real cases although the participants and the details are fictional. ISBN/ASIN: 1740760336. Our Book No: 23594. $20 AUD.
14. Blanchard, Tania (2021). Echoes of War (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster (Australia). 472 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This novel by Tania Blanchard is inspired by a true story. It is 1936, Calabria, Italy. Set in Mussolini's Italy amid great upheaval, this is the story of one woman's determination to find her place in a world that men are threatening to tear apart. A young spirited Giulia Tallariti wants something more than she has from life at this present time. Giulia loves her family, but would rather follow in her Nonna's footsteps as a healer. Can she find a way to fulfill her dreams, or will the echoes of war drown out her voice. By the Australian author of the bestselling 'Girl from Munich’. ISBN/ASIN: 9781760852085. Our Book No: 41181. $25 AUD.
15. Brumby, John (2015). The Long Haul: Lessons from Public Life. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 257 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, slight crease rear cover, minor edgewear. John Brumby offers a series of practical lessons on leadership and public life from his 30 years in politics. He gives insights into the opportunities and challenges Australia currently faces and argues for real political reform, a different future for Australian federation, and strong leadership in a world in transition. He was a former Victorian Labor Party politician who was Premier of Victoria from 2007 to 2010. ISBN/ASIN: 9780522868531. Our Book No: 41173. $28 AUD.
16. Bryant, Christopher (1972). Depth Psychology and Religious Belief (Reprint ed). Mirfield, W. Yorks: Mirfield Publications. 75 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor foxing & edgewear covers, faint sticker mark front cover. This book by Christopher Bryant is based on a series of three lectures delivered at Imperial College, London, in 1968. It is a lucid account of the contribution of 'depth psychology' (which overlaps with Freudian psychoanalysis because of emphasis on the unconscious) to the understanding and practice of the religious life. (This copy is the the 1985 reprint.). ISBN/ASIN: 0902834010. Our Book No: 23748. $12 AUD.
17. Bullivant, B. M. (1978). The Way of Tradition: Life in an Orthodox Jewish School [ACER Research Series]. Melbourne: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). 251 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, minor edgewear, sticker front pastedown (covers white ink). B. M. Bullivant traces the historical origins of two types of education for boys in an Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne: the secular and the sacred, and describes how they dominate all aspects of the school. This book breaks new ground conceptually, theoretically and in research methodology. It is warmly supportive of ethnic cultures, in this case Jewis, but also discusses conflicting mesages from the parallel secular and sacred, and how that is dealt with. The author, from Monash University, specialises in the anthropology of education. (No 103 in the ACER Research series.). ISBN/ASIN: 0855631813. Our Book No: 13305. $15 AUD.
18. Bythell, Shaun (2017). The Diary of a Bookseller. London: Profile Books. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, minor edgewear. A fascinating humorous daily diary of life in a bookshop, in the booktown, Wigtown, in the southwest corner of Scotland. It is the largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland. It is a Georgian townhouse full of twisting corridors and roaring fires, set in a beautiful town by the edge of the sea. The crooked shelves can produce a 16th-century leather-bound Bible to a first edition Agatha Christie. The owner, Shaun Bythell, is a bibliophile and misanthrope extraordinaire. Throughout his honest and very funny diaries, he gives a different view of bookselling. A true inside look at the trials, tribulations and joys of life in the book trade. ISBN/ASIN: 9781781258620. Our Book No: 30234. $85 AUD.
19. Cairns, Hugh (H. C.); Harney, Bill Yidumduma (2003). Dark Sparklers: Yidumduma's Wardaman Aboriginal Astronomy Northern Australia 2003 (1st ed). Merimbula, NSW: Self-Published: H. C. Cairns. 226 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, glossy paper, minor edgewear. Bill Yidumduma Harney is an Aboriginal stockman, tourism vendor, storyteller and elder from Katherine (Northern Territory). He describes the mythological interpretation of local rock art and the remarkable meaning of astronomical (star) patterns. The book was compiled jointly with Hugh Cairns, who also published it. ISBN/ASIN: 0975090801. Our Book No: 11215. $50 AUD.
20. Carroll, Marg (2008). Reinventing the Bush: Inspiring Stories of Young Australians. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's extensive written & dated dedication title page). From the Red Centre to the Gulf of Carpentaria, the highlands of Tasmania to the rugged Kimberley and the Murray River, Meg Carroll introduces 19 impressive young Australians. Their stories and initiatives offer promise, hope and humour for a rural Australia where drought, debt and despair are common. The author is a farmer from Molong (NSW), and is passionate about rural development, as explained on her website 'reinventingthebush'. ISBN/ASIN: 9780733321412. Our Book No: 23659. $15 AUD.
21. Church, Christine (1998). Housecat: How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Sane and Sound (Reprint ed). New York: Howell Book House. 193 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket corners lightly worn (top corner tips scuffed, faint foxing reverse side), endpapers little creased near spine (printing error). Christine Church provides a complete practical guide to creating a safe, healthy, stimulating world for your cat, written specifically for indoor-only cats. She discusses how to recognize and alleviate stress to a rundown of litter on the market to how to remove cat fur from your furniture. A wonderful book for cat lovers. ISBN/ASIN: 0876051425. Our Book No: 41170. $25 AUD.
22. Clendinnen, Inga (2005). Dancing with Strangers: The True History of the Meeting of the British First Fleet and the Aboriginal Australians, 1788 (1st U.K. ed). Edinburgh: Canongate / Text Publishing. 322 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), colour photos centre spead, map, pages lightly toned, corners few pages creased, minor edgewear jacket (rear flap tip creased), minor pencil annotation. Inga Clendinnen relates the story of what happened when 1000 British men and women, some convicts and some free, settled on the east coast of Australia in 1788 and how they related to the Aborigines they met there (called 'Australians' in this book). A worthy new take on the First Fleet and the eventual friendly but wary interaction with Aborigines. But why did the dancing then stop? There is a chapter on Baneelon's (Benelong's) wife, Barangaroo. U.K. Canongate Books edition. ISBN/ASIN: 1841956169. Our Book No: 18150. $25 AUD.
23. Coates, Irene (2003). Mind the Gap: A Dynamic Philosophy. Sydney, Blackheath: Verand Press. 216 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. Irene Coates is an Australian multi-skilled creative personality who started her academic life as a self-admitted rebel, and has continued to offer unique insights into human society ever since. This is her seventh published book which draws on all her previous work to take an original look at philosophy from Ancient Greece to the present day. ISBN/ASIN: 0975116509. Our Book No: 23586. $20 AUD.
24. Cooke, Fadzilah Majid (editor) (2006). State, Communities and Forests in Contemporary Borneo [Asia-Pacific Environment Monographs]. Canberra: Australian National University E Press (ANU E Press). 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, top corner front cover faintly creased, minor edgewear. These essays, edited by Fadzilah Majid Cooke, examine the political complexities of forest management across the whole island of Borneo, including the environmental consequences of massive deforestation. The essays tackle issues of tenure, land use change and resource competition, tradition versus modernity, disputes within and between communities, between communities and private firms, and between communities and governments. While the focus is on changes taking place in local political economies and conservation practices, the book also looks at the larger changes taking place in both Indonesia and Malaysia. (No 1 in the Asia-Pacific Environment Monographs series. Printed copy of a print-on-demand book.). ISBN/ASIN: 1920942513. Our Book No: 23587. $20 AUD.
25. Cooper, Tea (2021). The Cartographer's Secret: A Map into the Past, a Lost Girl, a Thirty Year Mystery (2nd Australian ed). Sydney: HQ Fiction. 362 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. An historical novel by bestselling Australian author Tea Cooper, set in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales in 1880 and 1911. A young woman's quest to heal a family rift entangles her in one of Australia's greatest puzzles when an intricately illustrated map offers a clue to the fate of a long-lost girl. (Plus 14 pages of her next book 'The Fossil Hunter' at the rear.). ISBN/ASIN: 9781867236382. Our Book No: 41171. $16 AUD.
26. Cree, Viviene E. (editor) (2003). Becoming a Social Worker (1st, p/b ed). London: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 176 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear. This book of essays, edited by Viviene E. Cree, report on social workers and social work discipline. It relates the story of the journey into and through social work of 13 social workers living and working in the United Kingdom. ISBN/ASIN: 0415259428. Our Book No: 23690. $20 AUD.
27. Cutlack, F. M. (1980). Breaker Morant: A Horseman who Made History, with a Selection of his Bush Ballads (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ure Smith / Paul Hamlyn. 176 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, frontispiece portrait, top corner tip rear cover creased, otherwise minor edgewear, price sticker first page. A biography by F. M. Cutlack of Breaker Morant, the Australian horseman and soldier executed by the British during the Boer War in South Africa. (Originally published, 1962.). ISBN/ASIN: 0725405376. Our Book No: 5656. $15 AUD.
28. Davis, Jack (1991). A Boy's Life. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 145 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition, card cover, minor edgewear, price sticker front free flyleaf. Jack Davis, the noted Aboriginal activist, playwright. and poet, describes his eventful childhood in the south-west of Western Australia in the 1920s and 1930s. "On this important day at school I was not to know that I would be knocked down by a large dog, have my first fight, have my ear lugged by an angry motorist and be galloped over by a horse." (This copy is the 2019 reprint.). ISBN/ASIN: 0958810176. Our Book No: 8236. $20 AUD.
29. De Vries, Susanna (2016). Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread: The Life of Joice Nankivell Loch (Joice Loch: Australia's Most Heroic Woman) (7th ed). Brisbane: Pirgos Press. 357 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Joice Loch was born in a cyclone in 1887 on a Queensland sugar plantation. She grew up in grinding poverty in Gippsland, and emerged from years of unpaid drudgery by writing a children's book and freelance journalism. In 1918 she married Sydney Loch, author of a banned book on Gallipoli. They moved to Ireland, then to Poland to work with the Quakers, then to Greece. Her inspired courage saved many Jews and Poles in World War 2. Her compassion made her a self-trained doctor to many thousands of refugees, and her incredible grit took her close to death several times. This biography is a tribute to one of Australia's most heroic women, who always spoke fondly of Queensland as her birthplace. Seventh edition, which contains a preface 'Smyrna 1922’, about the massacre and expulsion of Greeks from this Greek city in Turkey . (A printed copy of a POD book, that is, printed-on-demand.). ISBN/ASIN: 9781925281781. Our Book No: 18137. $40 AUD.
30. Docker, Edward Wybergh (2000). Furphies: Fact or Fiction in Australian History. Hampton, NSW: Hampton Press. 293 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, few light impressions front cover, minor edgewear. (Correct title: Furphies: Fact or Fantasy in Australian History, by Edward Docker, 2000.) Edward Docker writes about 'furphies': tall stories, unsubstantiated rumours and mistaken or half-understood notions (including of events overseas), which have always abounded in Australian and Pacific history. The Furphy water-carts passed through the streets of Shepparton in Victoria in the year 1900 to assist farmers in time of drought. Fourteen years later when World War 1 broke out a new task was supplying water to troops awaiting despatch to battlefields overseas. Hence the name 'furphy' for some of the tall stories the drivers of such carts passed onto these volunteer soldiers in lieu of more reliable information. . ISBN/ASIN: 0646393006. Our Book No: 23580. $25 AUD.
31. Donnelley, Sarah (2022). Big Things Grow: A Memoir of Teaching on Country in Wilcannia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The autobiography of Sarah Donnelley, an Australian outback teacher. Sarah left Sydney to take up a teaching post in Wilcannia, a small town two hours drive east of Broken Hill in farwestern New South Wales. Four fulfilling years later, Sarah is an active member of a rich, complex school community that is transforming the idea of the conventional classroom experience. This is a powerful memoir about community, music and passion, which tells about the beauty and challenges of living in a part of Australia that is often overlooked. ISBN/ASIN: 9781761065354. Our Book No: 41189. $22 AUD.
32. Downing, Jerry N. (2000). Between Conviction and Uncertainty: Philosophical Guidelines for the Practicing Psychotherapist [SUNY Series in Alternatives in Psychology]. New York, Albany: State University of New York Press (SUNY Press). 333 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, rubber stamp bottom edge. Jerry N. Downing examines and clarifies the philosophical context - epistemological, scientific and moral - within which psychotherapy functions. Most therapists are not trained in the philosophical underpinnings (theory) of the numerous, often incompatible, therapeutic techniques, which leaves a gap in assessing their effectiveness. This book will appeal to all practitioners, supervisors, and students/trainees who find value in reflecting on the nature of psychotherapeutic practice, as well as philosophers with an interest in therapy. ISBN/ASIN: 079144628X. Our Book No: 23566. $20 AUD.
33. Ellsworth, E. E. (1961). Doctor Noreen (Reprint ed) [Crown Library]. London: Lutterworth Press. 120 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, scuff marks & slight loss front pastedown (label removed), minor foxing rear pastedown, light brown strip free flyleaves, tiny scuff mark front free flyleaf, little loss corners & spine ends jacket (small edge tears, light stains reverse side, flap price-clipped), presentation bookplate, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Classic novel for young adults by E. E. Ellsworth. What does the wisp of smoke coming from the large house next door to their school mean? Share in the adventures of Doreen and her friend Sylvia as they find out. (Originally published, 1949. This is the 1961 reprint. No 5 in the Crown Library series.). ISBN/ASIN: B001OY1KUU. Our Book No: 23561. $20 AUD.
34. Evans, Dylan (2004). Placebo: Mind over Matter in Modern Medicine (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 224 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Dylan Evans provides a brilliant exploration of the evidence for placebo effect. He exposes the flaws in the scientific research into the placebo effect and reveals the limits of what can and cannot be cured by thought alone (the belief effect). Drawing on new ideas in immunology and evolutionary biology, Evans proposes a new theory about how placebos work, and asks some searching questions about our concepts of health and disease. ISBN/ASIN: 0007126131. Our Book No: 12346A. $18 AUD.
35. Falconer, Delia (1997). The Service of Clouds (Reprint ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Books. 322 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, minor edgewear fore-edge. An Australian novel by Delia Falconer, set in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, in the year 1907. It is 1907 and the Blue Mountains are filled with the grand dreams of elsewhere. Eureka Jones, a young pharmacy assistant with historical eyes falls in love with Harry Kitchings, a man who takes pictures of clouds and succumbs to the 'madness of photography'. This first novel was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award. Reprint. ISBN/ASIN: 0330360272. Our Book No: 9427. $12 AUD.
36. Flanagan, Kitty; Braham, Sophie (with); Flanagan, Penny (with); Rozenbachs, Adam (with) (2019). Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct (1st, reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). This book is not a self-help book. It is a comprehensive humorous guide to modern behaviour. Kitty Flanagan had a popular segment on ABC TV's 'The Weekly'. A very funny report with the power to change society or help to make it less irritating. Her take on Jordan Peterson's bestselling '12 Rules For Life' (12 is crossed out and replaced with 488). ISBN/ASIN: 9781760875305. Our Book No: 30820. $15 AUD.
37. Fogle, Bruce (2005). Travels with Macy: One Man and His Dog Take a Journey through North America in Search of Home (Reprint ed). London: Ebury Press. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear jacket. Bruce Fogle, the British bestselling author and vet, together with his beautiful golden retriever named Macy, retrace the footsteps of John Steinbeck in his 1962 book 'Travels with Charley'. This is a wonderful travel adventure written with great joy and humour, exploring the United States, a land of overwhelming grandeur and people of extraordinary spirit. A great story for all dog lovers and people who like adventure. ISBN/ASIN: 0091899141. Our Book No: 23559. $20 AUD.
38. Fogle, Bruce (2007). If Your Cat Could Talk: A Language Course for Humans (Revised ed). London: Dorling Kindersley. 160 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear corners front cover, faint impressions front cover This very special book by Bruce Fogle will help any cat person to develop a better relationship with their cat, learn how the cat communicates using its behaviour, body language, and voice, and discover the real relationship between cats and people. Includes a chapter on getting older and illness. The many photos will keep any cat person happy for ages. (Originally published in 1992 as 'Know Your Cat’, here revised.). ISBN/ASIN: 9781405319867. Our Book No: 41177. $20 AUD.
39. Freebury, Jane; De Heer, Rolf (2015). Dancing to His Song: The Singular Cinema of Rolf De Heer (1st ed). Sydney: Currency Press. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, top corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear, small sticker inside rear cover. This is the first comphensive review of the work of Rolf De Heer, Australia's most prolific auteur, and idiosyncratic filmmaker famed for never repeating himself. The author, Jane Freebury, searches for his sources of inspiration and finds the secret to success in an ethic of hard work, flexibility and self-reliance that meets challenges and obstacles with ingenuity without ever losing sight of his vision. (An auteur refers to film directors who influence their films so much that they rank as their author.). ISBN/ASIN: 9781925005585. Our Book No: 41187. $35 AUD.
40. Freeman, Annette (2007). Tea in the Library (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Temple House / Sid Harta Publishers. 266 pp. Paperback large trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos centre spread, fore-edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear, old price marks, autograph (author’s written dedication). A wry and personal account by Annette Freeman of her thrilling roller-coaster ride of opening a bookshop cafe in central Sydney, New South Wales (NSW). She explains how her business model was ultimately flawed. First edition. Written autograph states: "To James and Catherine. Team members extraordinaire. Love and thanks, Annette”. ISBN/ASIN: 9781921206481. Our Book No: 27610. $30 AUD.
41. Galbally, Ann (1995). Redmond Barry: An Anglo-Irish Australian (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 228 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, two colour photos, family tree, map, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket, bookplate, small sticker taped to spine. Biography of Redmond Barry, the Anglo-Irish colonial judge in Victoria, who strongly supported libraries and universities. This important biography tells the challenging complexities and large scale of his life, both public and private. Ann Galbally tackles the full gamut of his interests, achievements, strengths, weaknesses, and concludes that he was not replacable. The story is told boldly and well. (Bookplate from library of Frank McDonald on front free flyleaf.). ISBN/ASIN: 0522845169. Our Book No: 41185. $35 AUD.
42. Gallwey, W. Timothy; Beattie, Prof. Geoff (foreword) (2015). The Inner Game of Tennis (40th Anniversary, Reprint ed). London: Pan Books / Pan Macmillan. 134 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. A classic book on how to improve your game of tennis by increasing concentration, willpower and confidence. Timothy Gallwey is a professional tennis player, who later applied the same approach to many diverse fields, including golf, stress, selling, music and diet. This bestseller includes an introduction from acclaimed sports psychologist Geoff Beattie. Every game is composed of two parts, an outer game and an inner game. The latter is a battle within ourselves as we try and overcome self-doubt and anxiety. The revolutionary Gallwey' approach, built on Zen thinking and humanistic psychology, teaches you how to develop your concentration, work on your gamesmanship and help you break bad habits. 40th Anniversary edition, originally publshed 1972. ISBN/ASIN: 9781447288503. Our Book No: 18138. $20 AUD.
43. Gilby, Wm J. (1962). Episcopal Silver Jubilee 1937 - 1962: Most Rev. F. A. Henschke, D.D., Bishop of Wagga Wagga. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Diocese of Wagga Wagga. 32 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, card over (stapled, spine toned0, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear. This pamphlet celebrates the 25 years of service given by Rev. Henschke as Bishop of Wagga Wagga, in country New South Wales. Foreword by Wm J. Gilby. ISBN/ASIN: B002LO2EZ2. Our Book No: 13241. $15 AUD.
44. Goddard, Greg (1991). TMJ: The Jaw Connection: The Overlooked Diagnosis. Santa Fe, NM: Aurora Press. 173 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is a comphensive guide by Greg Goddard about TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders. Several unrelated conditions may indicate a jaw dysfunction. The author combines his extensive personal clinical experience with adjunctive therapies to help readers to understand and get the correct treatment which suits their circumstances. The role of muscles, joints, stress, tension, accidents, nutrition, dentistry and posture are among the topics discussed. ISBN/ASIN: 0943358353. Our Book No: 41167. $20 AUD.
45. Grant, Arch (1995). Aliens in Arnhem Land. Sydney, Dee Why: Frontier Publishing. 71 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), maps, minimal edgewear. Arch Grant relates the story of Rev. Thomas Theodor Webb, who was critical to the success and progress of the Methodist Mission that he set up in East Arnhem Land. ISBN/ASIN: 0646251007. Our Book No: 15728. $20 AUD.
46. Gray, James (1972). Johnson's Sermons: A Study [Samuel Johnson]. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 263 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photo portrait, top edge little foxed, flap price-clipped jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Samuel Johnson, the distinguished English man of letters, and publisher the first detailed dictionary of English words, also wrote over 40 sermons (26 extant) to clergymen of his acquaintance. He regarded the sermon as an important branch of literature. These neglected sermons are analysed here in detail for the first time. Of particular interest is the close collaboration between Samuel Johnson and Reverend John Taylor. ISBN/ASIN: 0198120338. Our Book No: 13216. $25 AUD.
47. Greaves, Laura (2018). Dogs with Jobs: Inspirational Tales of he World's Hardest-working Dogs (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Random House Australia. 317 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & one black & white photo, minor edgewear. Laura Greaves relates amazing true stories about some of the hardest-working dogs in the world. Molly Polly is a diabetes alert dog. Bailey keeps the Seagulls away from the heritage vessels at the Australian National Maritime Museum.Daisy, the collie mix, who is a full-time guide dog for another dog. A wonderful inspiring book for animal lovers. ISBN/ASIN: 9780143784807. Our Book No: 41172. $20 AUD.
48. Green, Mona; Lofts, Pamela (1984). The Echidna and the Shade Tree: An Aboriginal Story (1st ed). Gosford, NSW: Ashford Scholastic. 32 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture book told by Pamela Lofts, and based on a story told by Mona Green of the Djaru tribe to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. First edition. ISBN/ASIN: 086896266X. Our Book No: 23412. $20 AUD.
49. Griffiths, Max (2003). How to Say Goodbye. Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 256 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. Max Griffiths has confronted death, divorce, job loss, parting with children and similar crises. He relates how he and the people he knows have managed to say goodbye and yet retain the legacy of gentle remembrance. He weaves his way between memoir and meditation on life's passages and vicissitudes. ISBN/ASIN: 1877058122. Our Book No: 23711. $20 AUD.
50. Grigsby, John (1996). Pressing on Regardless: The Story of the First Fifty Years of the A.C.T. Division (Inc.) of the AFC and RAAF Association, 8 August 1946 - 8 August 1996. Canberra, Gowrie: John Grigsby (A. R. McLean Printing). 88 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, covers creased near spine, tiny scuff mark front cover, minor edgewear, label remains inside front cover, erratum slip. John Grigsby has written the history of the Canberra ACT division of the 'AFC and RAAF Association' [later renamed Air Force Association, a non-profit association in support of air force heritage and veterans]. (No ISBN in book. Errata slip taped to p. 76. ). Our Book No: 23452. $15 AUD.
51. Haller, Rudolf (1988). Questions on Wittgenstein. London: Routledge. 149 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear. Professor Rudolf Haller is one of Austria's foremost authorities on both Wittgenstein and contemporary Austrian philosophy. In this book he brings his experience to bear on a matter of vital philosophical importance: Wittgenstein's relationship to his Austrian predecessors and peers. ISBN/ASIN: 0415009456. Our Book No: 23545. $20 AUD.
52. Ham, Olive M. (1958). Nightingale Cottage [Snowdrop Series]. London: Pickering & Inglis. 64 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), colour frontispiece, pages lightly toned, front flyleaf little creased, small marks few pages, edges lightly foxed, edges reverse side jacket lightly foxed (small loss spine ends, flap price-clipped), award bookplate front free flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This charming story for young adults by Olive M. Ham is about a girl named Penny, living in Africa, but she has to return to England to be educated. It is a big change for her and she feels sad for a time, but she falls in love with Nightingale Cottage, which is to be her home for awhile. Penny learns so much about bees, their habits, their honeycombs and their business organisation. Penny also learns to care for a Golden Hampster. (Award bookplate is St Anne's Sunday School, Ryde, 1958.). ISBN/ASIN: B0000CK3US. Our Book No: 23573. $20 AUD.
53. Harris, Jonathan (2016). The Lost World of Byzantium (1st p/b ed). New Haven: Yale University Press. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This concise accessible book by Jonathan Harris examines the history of one of the medieval world's greatest empires. The author illuminates the very best of Byzantine civilisation and its remarkable influence on its neigbours and on the modern world. He eschews the usual run-through of emperors and battles and instead recounts the extraordinary history of the empire by focusing each chronological chapter on an archetypal figure, family, place, or event. ISBN/ASIN: 9780300223538. Our Book No: 41161. $30 AUD.
54. Hazlitt, Lesley (2004). Just Call Me Jack: The Life of Jack Hazlitt [Fabric of a Nation Series]. Copacabana, NSW: Lexington Avenue Press. 197 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A wonderful story about Jack Hazlitt. Jack was on the second landing in the Second Division at Gallipoli. He was a keen pilot and one of the first staff members with Qantas in the 1920s. Lesley Hazlitt met Jack when she turned 47, and he was 74. They spent more than 21 happy years together. Lesley tells his amazing story. (A book in the 'Fabric of a Nation' series.). ISBN/ASIN: 0975151037. Our Book No: 23695. $20 AUD.
55. Hetherington, John (1973). Norman Lindsay: The Embattled Olympian. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. John Hetherington provides the authorized biography of Norman Lindsay, one of Australia's most famous and controversial artists and writers. As a fine artist, he was noted for his pen drawings, etchings, oil paintings and watercolours. As a journalistic artist, he drew topical cartoons and comic drawings for 'The Bulletin'. He also wrote and illustrated the iconic classic children's story 'The Magic Pudding'. ISBN/ASIN: 0195503880. Our Book No: 15613. $32 AUD.
56. Hewitt, Roger (2005). White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The murder of Stephen Lawrence led to the widest review of institutional racism seen in the UK. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, Roger Hewitt, a leading academic British researcher of racism, relates these phenomena to the 'backlash' to multiculturalism evident during the 1990s in the USA, Australia, Canada, the UK and other European countries. It examines these within the unfolding social and political responses to race equalities in the UK and the USA from the 1960s to the present in the context of changes in social class and national political agendas. ISBN/ASIN: 0521520894. Our Book No: 23718. $30 AUD.
57. Heymann, Eva; Ford, Michael (foreword) (2006). The Deeper Centre. London: Darton Longman & Todd (DLT). 149 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. Eva Heymann traveled from Nazi Germany as a Jewish refugee to become a Roman Catholic sister in England. At age 80, in this inspiring book she describes her eventful life. She is a member of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, a Catholic women religious community. ISBN/ASIN: 9780232526288. Our Book No: 23710. $20 AUD.
58. Hiipocrates; Lloyd, G. E. R. (editor) (1983). Hippocratic Writings (Reprint ed) [Penguin Classics]. London: Penguin Books. 380 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages toned as common, minor edgewear (mainly spine), sticker rear cover, cover design differs from stock photo. A collection of writings attributed the the Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (460 - 357 BC),though some were probably written by his his co-workers or later students. Penguin Classics edition, edited by Prof. George Lloyd, Cambridge. ISBN/ASIN: 0140444513. Our Book No: 18132. $20 AUD.
59. History Project Committee, Heatley (1975). Our Heritage [Heatley High School, Townsville]. Townsville: Heatley State High School. 64 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), small scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is a history of the pioneer Heatley family, after which the Townsville suburb of Heatley is named. Compiled by the Heatley History Project Committee at the Heatley State High School. Includes the history of the high school. (No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 13317. $20 AUD.
60. Hitchings, Henry (2006). Dr Johnson's Dictionary: The Extraordinary Story of the Book that Defined the World London: John Murray / Hodder Headline. 278 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear, minor annotation one page, cover design differs from stock photo. Henry Hitchings relates the story of the first great dictionary of the English language. It is also the story of an heroic ordeal. Dr Samuel Johnson`s pioneering attempt to define each and every word was an extraordinary undertaking. In this brilliant book, the author describes Johnson`s adventure, the mistakes he made along the way, and his ultimate triumph. ISBN/ASIN: 0719566320. Our Book No: 18144. $14 AUD.
61. Hobson, Barbara (editor); Lewis, Jane (editor); Siim, Birte (editor) (2002). Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics. Cheltenham, Glouc.: Edward Elgar. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. These essays, edited by Barbara Hobson and colleagues, are an important contribution to the current literature on gender and social politics. They challenge mainstream thinking on welfare states, citizenship, family, work and social policy. ISBN/ASIN: 1843768445. Our Book No: 23656. $20 AUD.
62. Hooker, Virginia (editor); Saikal, Amin (editor) (2004). Islamic Perspectives on the New Millennium [ISEAS Series on Islam]. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 266 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, few black & white cartoons, tables, tiny bump top spine, minor edgewear. This book of 14 essays, edited by Virginia Hooker and Amin Saikal, aims to bring to the attention of non-Muslims, in particular, the range of views that Muslims in the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia hold on six topics of importance to life in the 21st century. The book emphasizes the connections and contrasts between Muslims in the Middle East and Southeast Asia (six of the essays are about Indonesia). Topics covered include relationship to the West, Islamic banking, political Islam, globalisation, and liberal Islam. ISBN/ASIN: 9812302409. Our Book No: 23487. $30 AUD.
63. Idriess, Ion L. (1958). Back o'Cairns (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, small edge tears jacket (flap not price-clipped), light toining pages as usual (notably front free flyleaf), minor edgewear. Ion Idriess relates many anecdotes of his prospecting adventures from the 1930s onwards 'back o'Cairns’, the undeveloped mineral-rich hinterland between Townsville and Cape York peninsula, but mainly near Cairns. The author, known as Jack Idriess in those days, captures the colour, excitement and hard courageous historical struggle in these locations. He also provides insights into Aboriginal rights and ceremonies. First edition. ISBN/ASIN: B0007J8BPK. Our Book No: 18153. $90 AUD.
64. Infants School Club, Castlecrag; Gunn, John (introduction); Dupain, Max (photographer) (1970). Castlecrag. Sydney: Arthur and Marea Weller / Castlecrag Infants School Club. 56 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, good condition, spiral binding, thick card covers, black & white photos, frontispiece map, light foxing white background some pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is a privately produced book to raise funds for the local school in Castlecrag, a northeastern suburb of Sydney. It is a brief history of this suburb and its unique heritage homes. The photos and text will interest anyone wanting to learn about this part of Sydney, or anyone who lives in Castlecrag now or in the past. (No date, but 1970, Trove. No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 41179. $30 AUD.
65. Jones, Gail (2022). Salonika Burning (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 249 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear A novel by Australian writer Gail Jones about the war in Europe, set in Macedonia, in the great city of Salonika, in 1917. Surgeons, ambulance drivers, nurses, orderlies and other volunteers have come to the frontlines to heal. Stella, Olive, Grace and Stanley are the main characters. The inspiration for the novel comes from the wartime experiences of two Australians, Miles Franklin and Olive King, and British painters Grace Pailthorpe and Stanley Spencer. This gripping historical novel shows not only the devastation of war but also the vast social upheaval of the times. ISBN/ASIN: 9781922458834. Our Book No: 41191. $22 AUD.
66. Jones, Mark (2018). Founding Weimar: Violence and the German Revolution of 1918 - 1919 (1st p/b ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 380 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Mark Jones reports on the German Revolution of 1918-19. It was both the end of the German Empire and the First World War (WW1), as well as the birth of the Weimar Republic, the short-lived democracy that preceded the establishment of the Nazi dictatorship. The author has drawn upon the historiography of the French Revolution. This is the first study to place crowds and the politics of the streets at the heart of the revolution’s history. The book has been well researched and carefully argued. It will be of interest to anyone wanting to know about the relationship between violence, revolution, and state-formation, as well as the history of modern Germany . ISBN/ASIN: 9781107535527. Our Book No: 41157. $45 AUD.
67. Kaiser, Manfred (2002). How the Weather Affects Your Health (1st ed). Melbourne: Michelle Anderson Publishing. 180 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, tables, figures, minor edgewear. Manfred Kaiser dscusses the diverse effects that weather sensitivity, climate change, air, heat, cold, solar radiation and violent weather can have on human health. He also provides background information on weather-related disorders and preventative and remedial advice. The author is a pilot and air traffic controller who has built upon his training in aviation medicine to extensively study the effect of weather on your health. ISBN/ASIN: 0855723297. Our Book No: 23630. $12 AUD.
68. Kanarek, Lisa (2001). Home Office Life: Making a Space to Work at Home (1st ed). Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers. 144 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour photos (some full-page), glossy paper, bottom edge little rubbed. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Lisa Kanarek has written an information-packed guidebook offers solutions and layouts for creating home offices that work with your space and boost your success. There are over 100 colour photos, checklists, six basic floor plans, and sound advice on billing and storage. The author founded a specialist American home office fitout business. ISBN/ASIN: 1564967751. Our Book No: 23504. $30 AUD.
69. Kirsch, Irving (1990). Changing Expectations: 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). Irving Kirsch, an 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/ASIN: 0534126480. Our Book No: 18154. $40 AUD.
70. Kitzelman, Kerry; Parish, Steve (photographer) (2009). Bilby and Friends (1st ed). Archfield, QLD: Steve Parish Publishing. 33 pp. Paperback oblong octavo, very good condition, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story by Kerry Kitzelman. Bilby had been rather quiet lately. His friends were worried about him. They knew he had a terrible secret that he was keeping from them, a secret they needed to discover. Now they had to find out about the numbats and all the other endangered animals in their world. Delightful photographs by Steve Parish. (A Steve Parish Kids book, published by Steve Parish Publishing.). ISBN/ASIN: 9781741934328. Our Book No: 23558. $15 AUD.
71. Kuba, Cheryl A. (2006). Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents: What Care Receivers Want. New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 177 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Cheryl Kuba presents a new approach to the field of gerontology. She explores issues of housing, spirituality, personal care, and death. She draws on interviews with aging people and discusses common caregiver mistakes and misinterpretations, what to expect when an aging parent moves in, and how to care for an aging parent from afar. ISBN/ASIN: 0415952883. Our Book No: 23482. $16 AUD.
72. Lambert, H. F. (editor); Staples, K. (editor); Monkhouse, S. (editor) (1976). The Book for Orchid Lovers. Adelaide: Orchid Club of South Australia. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled magazine format, colour & black & white text-photos & drawings, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear. A very special book for orchid lovers, written by orchid lovers on behalf of the Orchid Club of South Australia. Edited by H. F. Lambert and two colleagues. ISBN/ASIN: 0959751300. Our Book No: 23734. $10 AUD.
73. Lang, Lisa (2010). Utopian Man (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 248 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white drawings (at head of each chapter), slight crease spine, minor foxing edges, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed. This book is a novel and is based on the life of Edward Cole of his famous Book Arcade. All events and characters are from the authors imagination. It is the 1880s and Melbourne is a lavish and raucous city where anything can happen. Eccentric entrepreneur Edward William Cole is building the sprawling Book Arcade and filling it with whatever he finds amusing or supports his favourite causes. This is the story of a man who lives life on his own terms, and leaves behind a remarkable legacy. ISBN/ASIN: 9781742373348. Our Book No: 41166. $15 AUD.
74. Latham, Mark (2014). The Political Bubble: Why Australians Don't Trust Politics. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Mark Latham joined the Labor Party in the late 1970s hoping to improve people's lives through parliamentary service. But 25 years later, the then Opposition Leader ended up disillusioned, as pithily reported in 'The Latham Diaries', which ensured he had burned his political bridges, Latham is free to explore how parliamentary democracy has lost touch with the people it's supposed to represent. As with most institutions at risk, politics has become more tribal, with left- and right-wing fanatics dominating formerly robust, mainstream parties. After the disappointment of the Rudd/Gillard years, Tony Abbott promised to restore trust in Australian politics but, as with most of his promises, it was dispensable. Contains a lengthy report on the unsupported conservative newspaper smear campaign against Julia Gillard as Prime Minister. ISBN/ASIN: 9781742614076. Our Book No: 18131. $20 AUD.
75. Lovell, H. Tasman (1938). Dreams and Dreaming (Revised ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 128 pp. Paperback very small, good plus condition, few drawings, card cover (spine slightly toned), small faint ring stain front cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details front flyleaf, faint owner's written name front cover, internally very good. H. Tasman Lovell, professor of psychology at University of Sydney, here rewrites and expands an earlier monograph. This little booklet is an exposition and critical assessment of Freud's theory of dreams as wish-fulfilment. This booklet was used as a supplementary university textbook. Revised edition, first printing. (Owner's written name: Geoffrey Walker, All Saints Rectory, Parramatta.). ISBN/ASIN: B0008BS0TY. Our Book No: 13303. $17 AUD.
76. Marshall, Anthony (1998). Trafficking in Old Books. Melbourne: Lost Domain. 268 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine little creased, bottom corner rear cover creased, top edge minimally foxed, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). Anthony Marshall writesl ight-hearted essays on his life as a secondhand bookseller, Alice's Bookshop in North Carlton, Melbourne. The essays were formerly published in the 'Australian Book Collector' magazine. ISBN/ASIN: 0646364243. Our Book No: 11835. $20 AUD.
77. Maude, H. E. (Harry) (1981). Slavers in Paradise: The Peruvian Slave Trade in Polynesia, 1862 - 1864 (U.S. ed). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 246 pp. hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dudtjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), endpaper maps (including endpapers), tables, fore-edge faintly foxed, minor edgewear. ISBN/ASIN: 0804711061. Our Book No: 18155. $85 AUD.
78. McDonald, W. G. (editor) (1979). Earliest Illawarra: By Its Explorers and Pioneers (Revised ed). [Wollongong]: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, card covers, black & white text-photos, maps (including endpapers), staples rusted, minor edgewear. This very informative booklet, edited by W. G. McDonald and originally published in 1966 to commemorate the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) in 1966 of settlement in the Illawarra region, surrounding Wollongong, New South Wales (NSW). This booklet is the 1979 reprint, which contains a new 2-page section at the rear: 'Addenda and Corrigenda'. McDonald was a past president of the Illawarra Historical Society. ISBN/ASIN: 0909164053. Our Book No: 26539. $15 AUD.
79. McKeown, Michael (1986). The Greening of a Nationalist. Dublin: Murlough Press. 151 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Michael McKeown provides a vivid account of the Irish experience that shaped his political attitudes over a 20-year span from the Border Campaign of the 1950s, through the Civil Rights agitation of the 1960s, to the Direct Rule period of the 1970s. Drawing upon his first-hand knowledge he tells what it was like to grow up under a Unionist administration and he describes the social violence and destruction which erupted in Belfast in 1969. ISBN/ASIN: 1870058011. Our Book No: 21739. $18 AUD.
80. McKnight, Jim (2001). A Procrastinator's Guide to Simple Living. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 209 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. Why do we procrastinate? Australian psychologist Jim McKnight analyses our reasons for resisting the changes we admit are urgently needed to move towards an earth-friendly, sustainable way of life. ISBN/ASIN: 0522849695. Our Book No: 23681. $15 AUD.
81. Miles, Malcolm (2000). The Uses of Decoration: Essays in the Architectural Everyday. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. 256 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, tiny dent fore-edge, minor edgewear. Malcolm Miles draws together material from several countries and areas of practice. Running through the book is a concern for the everyday, for the small and insignificant ways in which people occupy the built environment (their 'representational spaces'). It raises awareness of this dimension and discusses sustainability. It concludes that the expertise of dwellers on dwelling is as important in shaping the futures of cities as designers on design. The author is Reader in Art and Design, University of Plymouth. ISBN/ASIN: 0471489638. Our Book No: 23578. $20 AUD.
82. Milligan, Louise; Keneally, Tom (foreword note) (2017). Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell: New Revelations (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 384 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Louise Milligan, a leading ABC-TV investigative journalist, puts together years of disturbing activities highlighting Cardinal George Pell's alleged actions and cover-ups regarding abuse in the Catholic Church. This award-winning book is testament to the most revealing stories of the complainants. ISBN/ASIN: 9780522871340. Our Book No: 18139. $25 AUD.
83. Milner, Andrew (1984). The Road to St. Kilda Pier: George Orwell and the Politics of the Australian Left. Sydney, Westgate: Stained Wattle Press. 91 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, inside rear cover lightly foxed (edges minimally), minor edgewear. Not a serious account of Orwell's political thought nor a detailed study of the Australian Left. An attempt to conjure up from the shadow of George Orwell, to ask him what he would have made of the Australian Left had he lived here now. Provocative and informative, an Australian socialist, Andrew Milner, here provides a trenchant critique of the splintered Australian Left - its present crises, and its future prospects. ISBN/ASIN: 095904860X. Our Book No: 23571. $15 AUD.
84. Mitchell, Elyne (1982). The Man from Snowy River. Sydney: Arkon / Angus & Robertson. 165 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, remainder mark bottom edge, price sticker first page. This novel by Elyne Mitchel is based on the screenplay of the film 'Man from the Snowy River', which itself is based on the immortal ballad of the same name by Banjo Paterson. A stirring story of adventure and courage. Jim Craig is an 18-year old man who cannot return to his mountain home until he has proved himself. Jessical Harrison is the beautiful by impetuous daughter of a wealthy cattleman whose expensive colt has run off to join thebrumby mob. Elyne Mitchell is the author of the highly successful 'Silver Brumby' novels for children and young adults. ISBN/ASIN: 0207148589. Our Book No: 4651. $15 AUD.
85. Mitton, Simon (1979). The Crab Nebula. London: Faber & Faber. 194 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, black & white text- photos, top edge little foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Simon Mitton, the Secretary of the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, writes the remarkable story of the Crab Nebula, representing a supernova or exploding star that was observed in China in 1054 AD. The nebular and its fast-spinning pulsar are described in detail, together with the astronomical context, and its influence on modern astronomy. ISBN/ASIN: 0571103677. Our Book No: 13304. $20 AUD.
86. Mottershead, Geoffrey A. (1988). The Day Will Come. [Sydney]: G. & L. Mottershead. 125 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, rear cover creased, minor edgewear. Poignant autobiography of an Australian sufferer of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, also called polyneuritis, involving progressive muscle weakness and paralysis of the body after recovery from a viral infection. ISBN/ASIN: 0731645758. Our Book No: 13346. $15 AUD.
87. Mylrea, Norah; Moorsom, F. G. (illustrator) (1940). Lorrie's First Term (1st ed). London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son. 225 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), few black & white plates (including frontispiece), slight loss corners & bottom edge jacket (flap price-clipped, few edge tears, sticker mark front cover), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve, frontispiece. A classic novel for young adults (a story for girls) by Norah Mylrea. The story follows Lorrie's adventures at Devenham, and later her visit to Basseton. First edition. (No date, but 1940, WorldCat.). ISBN/ASIN: B00RNDYBXY. Our Book No: 23599. $20 AUD.
88. Nash, Philip (1997). The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters 1957 - 1963. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear. Shedding new light on the history of the Cold War, Philip Nash tells the hidden story of what the United States gave up to help end the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. President Kennedy agreed to remove Jupiter missiles from Italy and Turkey, an arrangement concealed from both the American public and NATO allies. Despite misgivings, both Eisenhower and Kennedy proceeded to deploy the missiles, in response to the Soviet launch of Sputnik satellites. This deployment played a significant role in the response of Soviet leader Krushchev to deploy his missiles to Cuba. ISBN/ASIN: 0807846473. Our Book No: 23685. $20 AUD.
89. Nectoux, Francois (1985). Timber: An Investigation of the UK Tropical Timber Industry. London: Friends of the Earth. 120 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, typewritten tencilled text, maps, tables, top edge & title page foxed (last page slightly), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This investigative report from the 'Friends of the Earth' uncovers the extent of Britain's involvement in tropical forest logging and the tropical hardwood trade in southeast Asia. Franoois Nectoux provides a fascinating insight into the changing face of an industry slowly coming to terms with the possibility of exhausting its own raw materials in tropical countries, and suggests that some urgent policy and economic changes are needed in this country. ISBN/ASIN: 0905966392. Our Book No: 21048. $20 AUD.
90. Nelson-Jones, Richard (1988). Practical Counselling and Helping Skills: Helping Clients to Help Themselves (2nd ed). Sydney: Holt, Rinehart Winston (HRW). 290 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, tables, light creasing covers (notably front cover bottom corner), minor foxing endpapers & edges, minor edgewear & rubbing. This book is a thoroughly revised and expanded second edition of a standard book for counsellors. New material has been added to demonstrate the importance of helping clients to help themselves. All the chapters have been reworked and updated and there are four new chapters. An invaluable guide to trainee, voluntary and professional counsellors in any field: from pastoral care to personnel management. The author, Richard Nelson-Jones, is senior lecturer, RMIT, Melbourne. ISBN/ASIN: 072950316X. Our Book No: 23592. $20 AUD.
91. Nelson-Jones, Richard (1993). You Can Help! Introducing Lifeskills Helping (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 200 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, red spine lettering faintly faded, minimal foxing top edge, minor edgewear, old price marks. Associate Professor Richard Nelson-Jones (RMIT, Melbourne) introduces a new lifeskills helping approach. This helps clients learn new and better skills to prevent and manage future problems. The book is centered around DASIE, a systematic five-stage model of the helping process. Each stage of the model is presented and illustrated in simple 'how to' language. ISBN/ASIN: 1863736174. Our Book No: 22423. $25 AUD.
92. Nijenhuis, Ellert R. S. (2004). Somatoform Dissociation. New York: W. W. Norton. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Dutch psychologist Ellert Nijenhuis expands the definition of dissociation in psychiatry. He reports on the overlooked somatoform components of dissociation, that is, how sensory and motor functions are produced by dissociative disorders. He rejects the Janet and Putnam models of dissociation, and asserts that many chronic somatic symptoms are dissociative in nature, produced by traumatic experiences. Essential reading for all mental health professionals studying dissociative disorders, PTSD, and other trauma-related disorders. ISBN/ASIN: 0393704602. Our Book No: 18135. $40 AUD.
93. Niven, Neil (1996). Health Psychology: An Introduction for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals (2nd, reprint ed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 230 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, figures, small bump base spine, minor edgewear. Second edition of a popular and well regarded guide to health psychology by Neil Niven, University of Newcastle on Tyne. An introduction for nurses and other health care professionals to the study of the normal human behaviour in relation to health. The section of the psychology of self has been expanded, and new sections added on learning theory, memory and aggression. Case studies demonstrate how to apply theory in practice and exercises encourage the reader to examine his/her own attitudes/beliefs/prejudices. The text also emphasizes the psychology of illness prevention and health promotion. This book is written for all health care professionals, especially nurses, midwives, health visitors and remedial therapists. ISBN/ASIN: 044304810X. Our Book No: 21309A. $18 AUD.
94. O'Brien, Ruth (2005). Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care. New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 198 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, bottom corner tip creased front cover, minor edgewear. Ruth O'Brien, a feminist professor of government, argues that the 'Americans with Disabilities Act' (ADA) will humanize capitalism by turning employers into caregivers, creating an ethic of care in the workplace. Unlike other feminists, she bases her ethics not on benevolence, but on self-preservation. She relies on Deleuze's and Guttari's interpretation of Spinoza and Foucault's conception of corporeal resistance to show how a workplace ethic that is neither communitarian nor individualistic can be based upon the rallying cry 'one for all and all for one’. This book will interest all supporters of workplace reform. ISBN/ASIN: 0415945348. Our Book No: 23595. $25 AUD.
95. O'Grady, John; Culotta, Nino (pseudonym); Pidgeon, W. E. (WEP) (illustrator) (1980). Aussie English: An Explanation of the Australian Idiom (22nd imp ed). Sydney: Summit Books. 104 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, small black & white drawings (vignettes), pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. A humorous classic about the Australian language by John O'Grady, the author of the iconic bestselling ’They're a Weird Mob'. Illustrated by WEP (W. E. Pidgeon). Combined sales of all his books exceed 2 million copies. (The scarce Summit Books edition.). ISBN/ASIN: 0727105124. Our Book No: 4653. $20 AUD.
96. Oliver, David (2002). Motor Neurone Disease - A Family Affair (Reprint ed) [Overcoming Common Problems]. London: Sheldon Press. 84 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, cover & few page edges little creased. David Oliver, a leading international expert on the care of people with motor neurone disease (MND), shows how to treat not just the physical effects but also the emotional ones. A book in the series 'Overcoming Common Problems' from Sheldon Press. ISBN/ASIN: 0859697053. Our Book No: 23605. $12 AUD.
97. Parv, Valerie (1993). The Art of Romance Writing: How to Create, Write and Sell Your Contemporary Romance Novel (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 138 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, few black & white cartoons, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear, old price marks. Valerie Parv, an Australian author, has written over 30 romamnce novels, mostly for Mills & Boon. Based on her experience of writing romance novels, she explains what works, what doesn't and why. There are chapters on creating believable characters, writing dialogue, choosing settings, identifying workable conflicts and constructing effective plots. ISBN/ASIN: 1863734244. Our Book No: 23705. $15 AUD.
98. Pearce, R. (1968). Land Tenure and Political Authority: The Processes of Change in Land Relations and Land Attitudes in Vietnamese Villages of the Mekong Delta since 1945 (Facsimile ed). Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms. 211 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, maps, typewritten text (one side of page only), front cover scuffed (small hole), minor edgewear, taped spine label, owner's written name. A study of land tenure and political authority in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam since 1945. An authorised printed facsimile copy of a PhD thesis, University of Washington. Reproduced, 1974, by University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our Book No: 13314. $20 AUD.
99. Perkins, Anne (2006). A Very British Strike: 3 May - 12 May 1926. London: Macmillan. 301 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. Anne Perkins describes how at midnight on 3 May 1926, two million workers downed tools and joined the only general strike ever staged in Britain. This book draws on previously unpublished sources and contemporary accounts as well as meticulous research, building a vivid picture of exactly how and why the Strike began and how the brief revolutionary spark burned out less than two weeks later. ISBN/ASIN: 1405049960. Our Book No: 23719. $20 AUD.
100. Pilato, Herbie; Asher, William (foreword) (2004). Bewitched Forever: The Immortal Companion to Television's Most Magical Supernatural Situation Comedy (3rd (40th Anniversary) ed). Irving,TX: Tapestry Press. 302 pp. Paperback large wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny marks bottom edge, minor edgewear. This biography by Herbie Pilato of the American actor Elizabeth Montgomery is based on exclusive interviews with her prior to her death in 1995. This book contains everything a fan might want to know about the 1960s TV Series 'Bewitched'. It has background information , cast and staff biographies, script summaries, awards, trivia, etc. It also includes the later 'Tabitha' TV series. 40th Anniversary edition. ISBN/ASIN: 1930819404. Our Book No: 41174. $45 AUD.
101. Pollak, John K. (editor) (1990). Pulp and Paper Mills: Their Effects on Ecology, Health and Economy (2nd ed) [CHAST Publication, no 4]. Sydney: CHAST: Centre for Human Aspects of Science and Technology, University of Sydney. 49 pp. Paperback, card cover, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, printed on recycled paper. This report by the Hazardous Chemicals In The Environment group of CHAST discusses the toxic environmental and health concerns of pulp and paper mills. This second edition contains letters and replies in response to the first edition. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13256. $10 AUD.
102. Popenhagen, Ludvika Apinyte (1999). Nekrosius and Lithuanian Theatre [Artist and Issues in the Theatre]. New York: Peter Lang. 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor foxing front free flyleaf, autograph (author's written dedication). Eimuntas Nekrosius is an internationally recognised Lithuanian theatre director - one of the great directors of the century. He and his company of actors have invented energetic movement sequences and poignant images where gestures and actions enhance or frame the text. This progressive mainstream theatre crosses cultural boundaries and does not depend on sociopolitical context (communist or the later democracy). He has created innovative and alternative productions of globally recognized literary classics, such as Chekhov, Gogol, Pushkin and Shakespeare. The author, Ludvika Apinyte Popenhagen, is a theatre artist and scholar who teaches at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney. ISBN/ASIN: 0820440620. Our Book No: 13287. $40 AUD.
103. Queller, Jessica (2008). Pretty is What Changes: Impossible Choices, the Breast Cancer Gene, and How I Defied My Destiny (Australian ed). Sydney: Random House. 247 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, top corner tip rear cover creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. After her mother died of cancer, Jessica Queller took the test for a BRCA mutation - the genetic marker for breast and ovarian cancer. The test came back positive, meaning she had an 85% chance of getting cancer herself. Yearning for a family of her own, she faced an agonizing choice: a lifetime of vigilant screenings and a commitment to fight the disease when caught, or radical double mastectomy that would effectively restore life to her - even as it would challenge her most closely held beliefs about body image. This book reaches beyond those who have been directly touched by cancer, and will inspire debate among all who appreciate the difficult choices that come with balancing love, family, career and life as a whole. ISBN/ASIN: 9781741666328. Our Book No: 23610. $15 AUD.
104. Quinlan, Karen; Art Gallery, Bendigo (2007). The Long Weekend: Australian Artists In France 1918 - 1939. Bendigo, VIC: Bendigo Art Gallery. 79 pp. Hardback large tall octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, beige paper covered boards, postcard drawing on rear cover, black faux leather spine, sepia photo on cover, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (facsimiles), colour art reproductions (mostly full-page), minor edgewear. This catalogue by Karen Quinlan and colleagues is from an art exhibition called 'The Long Weekend: Australian Artists in France 1918 - 1939' held at the Bendigo Art Gallery, 8 December, 2007 to 10 March 2008. The catalogue documents the experiences of a number of expatriate Australian artists living and working in France during this time during the two World Wars. ISBN/ASIN: 9780949215482. Our Book No: 41175. $50 AUD.
105. Reeves, Dory (2005). Planning for Diversity: Policy and Planning in a World of Difference (1st ed) [RTPI Library Series]. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 267 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. According to Dory Reeves, the practical importance of diversity and equality for spatial planning and sustainable development is still not widely understood. Using international examples, this book shows planners and educators the benefits of building by considering diversity and equality at each stage and level of planning. Despite the planning profession being one of the most diverse and gender-balanced of the built-enviroment professions, complacency has been widespread. ISBN/ASIN: 0415286573. Our Book No: 23494. $30 AUD.
106. Reichel, Dr Alex; Ingham, Bishop Peter (foreword) (2008). The Charismatic Path. Oyster Bay, NSW: St Francis Community. 328 pp. Paperback large trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This book is an edited version of a course of lectures at the Academy of the Word, the teaching arm of the St Francis Community. Franciscans do not believe in living lavishly while other Christians live in poverty. Dr Alex Reichel set up the Academy after leaving the University of Sydney, where he was Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, specialising in the Theory of Science. At the university, he was for six years the founding director of the Centre for the Human Aspects of Science and Technology. These lectures explain how the Holy Scriptures help to develop Christian faith. He outlines different approaches to interpreting the Scriptures, and presents his seven-step Biblical course that restores spirituality. Foreword by the Bishop of Wollongong, Peter Ingham. Two appendices explain the powerful Jesus Prayer, and how the Prayer Meeting Apostolate operates. ISBN/ASIN: 9780957868014. Our Book No: 18146. $30 AUD.
107. Richardson, H. H. (Henry Handel) (1992). Maurice Guest (Australian (Minerva) ed). Melbourne: Minerva. 589 pp. Paperback large thick trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, remainder mark bottom edge, cover design differs from stock photo. The first novel by an Australian writer of historical fiction who uses the pen-name Henry Handel Richardson. Maurice Guest. a young man studying music in Leipzig, Germany, is crippled by an obsessive and destructive love affair with an Australian girl. This novel is based on her personal experiences as a musical student in Leipzig. (The scarce Australian Minerva edition. Cover design: Adopted from a Tom Roberts painting. The stock photo is the wrong book.). ISBN/ASIN: 1863302344. Our Book No: 10418A. $20 AUD.
108. Richmond, Ruth (2009). The Stench in this Parliament: The Authorised Biography of John Hatton AO: The Story of the Independent Nobody who Brought down a Premier. Mulwala, NSW: Self-Published: Ruth Richmond / Printed by McPherson’s Printing. 267 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, front hinge slightly split (all pages firm), top corners few pages creased, minor edgewear, minimal bio annotation. The life-story of an honest Australian politician. John Hatton AO was born in poverty but his indomitable tenacity served seven parliamentary terms as Independent member for South Coast New South Wales, and brought about the Wood Royal Commission which exposed endemic corruption in the NSW Police Force. He and his wife Vera were threatened with death, but both survived. ISBN/ASIN: 9780646521831. Our Book No: 41160. $25 AUD.
109. Roberts, Sonia (1972). Bird-keeping and Birdcages: A History (1st ed). Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. 143 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, spine little faded jacket (bottom edge rear cover creased, light foxing edges), light foxing front endpapers, minor edgewear. Sonia Roberts describes the aesthetics and mechanics of birdcage and aviary design. How does this reflect relationships between humans and bird? With the help of period pictures, she describes an aspect of British social history that will interest bird enthusiasts, designers, architects and anyone concerned with changing fashions - right up to today's budgerigar cult. Includes hints for collectors of cages and aviaries. ISBN/ASIN: 0715355988. Our Book No: 23739. $15 AUD.
110. Robinson, Paul; Surettes, Bruce (discography) (1975). Karajan (Art of the Conductor) [Herbert von Karajan]. London: Macdonald & Jane's Publishers. 158 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, small tears & toning jacket edges (flap price-clipped), some foxing edges (mainly top edge), minor edgewear. A biography by Paul Robinson of Herbert von Karajan, the famous German conductor of classical music. ISBN/ASIN: 0354040316. Our Book No: 23671. $15 AUD.
111. Rogers, Ron E.; Thornton, Bruce I. (1995). George Henry Morling: The Man and His Message for Today. Sydney: Greenwood Press. 182 pp. Paperback large wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. George Henry Morling was principal of the Baptist Theological College of NSW, Australia (now known as Morling College) from 1921 to 1960. Ron Rogers reveals the story of a man of deep sincerity, transparent spirituality and a keen analytical mind. The book includes lectures and addresses setting out his Christian teaching philosophy. Compiled and edited by Bruce Thornton. (The author later published a lengthy biography in 2014.). ISBN/ASIN: 0850449804. Our Book No: 23658. $15 AUD.
112. Rotgers, Frederick; Arburn Davis, Beth (2006). Treating Alcohol Problems [Wiley Series on Treating Addictions]. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 153 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, inside covers toned, pages lightly toned, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. Frederick Rotgers and colleague provide a handy guide to the latest evidence-based methods for assessing and treating the full spectrum of alcohol problems. The first author is Associate Professor of Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. (From the 'Wiley Series on Treating Addictions.). ISBN/ASIN: 0471494321. Our Book No: 23485. $20 AUD.
113. Russell, Ronald (1992). Discovering Antique Prints (Reprint ed) [Discovering Series]. Bucks: Shire Publications. 96 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. Ronald Russell reveals the various types of prints, talks about their history and development, and shows the range and variety available. The booklet is an introduction to a fascinating pictorial world in which art, craftsmanship and technology all combine. Most of the prints in this volume come from the author's own collection. ISBN/ASIN: 0852635877. Our Book No: 23740. $10 AUD.
114. Sassi, Carla (2005). Why Scottish Literature Matters. Edinburgh: Saltire Society. 202 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. This is the fourth book in the Saltire series examining the significance of Scottish history, philosophy and the Scots language. Carla Sassi examines Scotland's literature from the earliest times to the late 20th century, and offers new and fascinating insights into the nature of nationhood and identity, and the way in which these are reflected in, and the inspiration for, literary output at various periods. ISBN/ASIN: 0854110828. Our Book No: 23600. $20 AUD.
115. Satari, Susan (2005). Meg's House (1st p/b ed). Margaret River, WA: Self-Published: Susan Satari / Printed in India. 31 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled, full-page colour drawings, autograph (author's written initials inside front cover), minor edgewear, faint sticker mark inside rear cover. A children's picture story by Susan Satari about a girl named Meg who learns the fantasy secret of putting her own house in order. The author is a West Australian writer and illustrator (from the Margaret River region), and has self-published this book. This book would interest primary school age children. ISBN/ASIN: 0975812009. Our Book No: 41165. $25 AUD.
116. Saul, John Ralston (2002). On Equilibrium (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 370 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. John Ralston Saul, an influential Canadian writer on philosophy and politics, explains how our different qualities give us the intelligence, self-confidence and practical ability to think and act as responsible adults. His book is an intelligent, persuasive and controversial exploration of the essential qualities of humans, and how these qualities can be used to achieve equilibrium for the self, and to foster an ethical society. ISBN/ASIN: 0140293140. Our Book No: 23612. $15 AUD.
117. Schneider, Peter (1992). The German Comedy: Scenes of Life after The Wall. New York: Noonday Press / Farrar Strauss Giroux. 211 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, light foxing edges, minor edgewear. Peter Schneider examines German culture after the famous Berlin Wall was demolished. He shrewdly records telling vignettes that capture the paradoxes and absurdities of life in the absence of the legendary wall. These reveal the contradictions between the two merged Germany's, that could lead to a moral vacuum in which the ghosts that haunt German history are forgotten. The author is the best-known German political essayist. Translated from the German language. ISBN/ASIN: 0374523584. Our Book No: 23731. $15 AUD.
118. Scott, Kim (2000). True Country (New ed). Perth: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny bump top spine, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark rear cover. An Aboriginal teacher tries to discover his heritage in a northern Australian community. Kim Scott has used details of Kimberley topography, and borrowed from the dialect and past of one community he has lived in. The story is fictional as stated in the author's notes. Kim Scott has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award. . ISBN/ASIN: 1863683232. Our Book No: 41164. $20 AUD.
119. Scotton, Bruce W. (editor); Chinen, Allan B. (editor); Battista, John R. (editor) (1996). Textbook of Transpersonal Psychiatry and Psychology. New York: BasicBooks / Perseus Books. 443 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, endpapers & edges little foxed, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Taking a fresh, multidisciplinary perspective, this book, edited by Bruce Scotton and two colleagues, summarizes and integrates the emerging fields of transpersonal psychiatry and psychology, including the benefits and risks of transpersonal therapy. After surveying the Western roots of transpersonal psychiatry and psychology in William James, Carl Jung, and Christian and Jewish mysticism, the essays review the rich contributions of such differing cultures as shamanism, Hinduism, and Buddhism, illustrating the influence of these traditions on the therapeutic community. The 40 essays by specialists then proceed to the latest scientific research on meditation, psychedelics, altered states, and parapsychology. Organizing human experience into a continuum - from a basic level dominated by biological factors to personal, psychological structures and on to complex, spiritual experiences - seasoned transpersonal clinicians discuss distinctive issues, problems, and treatments at each level. Through engaging, real-life cases, the contributors describe practical techniques, including the outcomes and risks of various interventions. ISBN/ASIN: 0465095305. Our Book No: 18151. $45 AUD.
120. Searle, Ruth (2007). Coping with Compulsive Eating. London: Sheldon Press. 122 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear. Ruth Searle provides support for all those concerned about their eating habits. She examines the physical and physiological causes of compulsive or binge-eating, which are often overlooked, and then shows that there are simple, effective and enjoyable ways of overcoming compulsive eating. ISBN/ASIN: 9781847090102. Our Book No: 23717. $15 AUD.
121. Segal, Nancy L. (2005). Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins (1st ed). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 280 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, few black & white text-photos (portraits), minor edgewear. Nancy Segal, a leading expert on twins, delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of 12 remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets. ISBN/ASIN: 0674019334. Our Book No: 23448. $20 AUD.
122. Smith, Gwendoline (1996). Sharing the Load: What to Do When Someone You Love is Depressed. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A revealing self-help book about coping with depression by Gwendoline Smith, a New Zealand clinical psychologist.. She also shares her own experience of depression, which made her fully appreciate how difficult it was for loved ones to be fully supportive. She combines her personal experience with accurate clinical studies and commonsense advice. ISBN/ASIN: 086806629X. Our Book No: 11032. $16 AUD.
123. Smyth, Terry (2015). Australian Confederates: How 42 Australians Joined the Rebel Cause and Fired the Last Shot in the American Civil War. Sydney: Random House Australia. 371 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, black & white photos (few colour) centre spread, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear front cover bottom corner tip & first few pages. In 1865, the Confederate States ship 'Shenandoah' sailed into bustling Port Phillip Bay, and the Americans were well looked after. Surprisingly, 42 Australians enlisted secretly to fight for the South in the American Civil War. The 'Shenandoah' fired the last shot of the war, having captured, burned and ransomed 38 Union ships and taken more than 1000 prisoners. Terry Smyth, the award-winning author, brings to life the Australians who sailed into adventure and controversy, among them the last man to die in the service of the Confederacy. ISBN/ASIN: 9780857986559. Our Book No: 29926. $25 AUD.
124. Springsteen, Bruce (2017). Born to Run (U.K. p/b ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 510 pp. Paperback small thick trade, very good condition, black & white & colour (few sepia) photos at rear, minor edgewear. This is the autobiography of renowned rock musician Bruce Springsteen. He has devoted himself to writing the story of his life. He writes with the same humour, honesty and originality that is found in his songs. This is a book for workers and dreamers, families, lovers and loners, and anyone who wants to know about this legendary rock star. ISBN/ASIN: 9781471157820. Our Book No: 41169. $24 AUD.
125. Squires, Gregory D.; O'Connor, Sally (2001). Color and Money: Politics and Prospects for Community Reinvestment in Urban America [SUNY Series in the New Inequalities]. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 202 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, figures, tables, some minor creasing & edgewear page corners, some small scratches front cover. Gregory Squires and Sally O’Connor provide a case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin - a fairly typical urban American city that has experienced systematic disinvestment. A budding reinvestment movement demonstrates the continuing significance of race in determining who gets home mortgages and small business loans. This book offers critical policy recommendations for increasing access to capital in central city communities and for racial minorities throughout the nation's metropolitan areas. ISBN/ASIN: 0791449521. Our Book No: 23691. $15 AUD.
126. Staggenborg, Suzanne (2008). Social Movements (1st p/b ed). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press (OUP). 173 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear. Suzanne Staggenborg provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the historical background of social movements, definitional debates, and the major theoretical perspectives. These perspectives are then explored in depth by analyzing five recent examples: the Indigenous, women's, gay and lesbian, environmental, and global justice movements. The author is a Canadian professor of sociology (McGill University). First edition. SALE PRICE. ISBN/ASIN: 9780195423099. Our Book No: 23524. $20 AUD.
127. Stratton, Jon (1998). Race Daze: Australia in Identity Crisis. Sydney: Pluto Press. 243 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal rubbing bottom edge, some edgewear. John Stratton examines Australia's hang-ups in the 1990s about race with respect to both right (assimilationist) and left (multicultural) orthodoxies. Both assimilation and multicultural policies are similar in that both imply that 'ethnics' are 'not quite Australian'. The author is associate professor of cultural studies, Curtin University, Perth. ISBN/ASIN: 1864030534. Our Book No: 4564. $40 AUD.
128. Tame, Grace (text and illustrations) (2022). The Ninth Life of a Diamond Miner: A Memoir. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 342 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), spine ends little rubbed, base spine jacket little creased (small tear bottom corner front cover, minor edgewear). This is Grace Tame’s story, in her own words, on her own terms. She became Australian of the Year for her firm advocacy on behalf of women who have suffered abuse (partly based on personal experience). She returns to the things that have driven and saved her: love, connection and honesty. The book offers a better future for all. ISBN/ASIN: 9781760988050. Our Book No: 41176. $35 AUD.
129. Tammet, Daniel (2012). Thinking in Numbers: How Maths Illuminates Our Lives (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 229 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, corner tips on covers little scuffed, minor edgewear. Daniel Tammet, Inspired by the complexity of snowflakes, and by Anne Boleyn's sixth finger, and his mother's unpredictable behaviour, discusses questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person, and how we can make sense of those we love. The author, a mathematical savant, wrote the bestselling 'Born On a Blue Day', about living with with Asperger syndrome and savant syndrome. ISBN/ASIN: 9781444737417. Our Book No: 41180. $18 AUD.
130. Tart, Charles T. (1989). Open Mind, Disciminating Mind: Reflections of Human Possibilities (1st ed). San Francisco: Harper & Row. 391 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), cloth spine, reverse side jacket little foxed, pages little toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Charles Tart (psychology professor, UCLA Davis), a pioneer in transpersonal psychology, presents an exciting exploration of the frontiers of consciousness. His theories and exercises include lucid dreams, psychic phenomena, psychological and spiritual growth, meditation, death, and how to sensibly engage with the New Age smorgasbord as well as our increasingly technological society. He is the author of the bestselling 'Altered States of Consciousness', 'Waking Up', and many other books. First edition. ISBN/ASIN: 0062508555. Our Book No: 18147. $26 AUD.
131. Taylor, Tony (2008). Denial: History Betrayed. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 323 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, light sticker mark front cover. Tony Taylor examines historical denial. He finds out what makes deniers tick. He delves into the pathology of deniers to prove that while each denial-provoking case may vary in character, the nature of historical denial remains relatively consistent. He examines six case studies of denialism: Turkey and the Armenians, David Irving and the Holocaust, the Japanese in Nanking, the atrocities of Stalin, and Serbian crimes against Bosnians in the Balkans, and Australian denial regarding Aborigines. The author is Associate Professor of history at Monash University, Melbourne, and consultant to the Australian Government on history education. ISBN/ASIN: 9780522854824. Our Book No: 41162. $35 AUD.
132. Thiering, Barbara (1995). Jesus of the Apocalypse: The Life of Jesus After the Crucifixion. Sydney: Doubleday. 462 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, edges little rubbed, minor edgewear. (This copy: Jesus of the Apocalypse: The Life of Jesus After the Crucifixion, by Barbara Thiering. The Softback Preview [TSP] bookclub paperback edition, a reprint of the Doubleday hardback.) A controversial biography of Jesus, by Barbara Thiering, an Australian divinity scholar, University of Sydney. Using the pesher method of decoding two separate levels of meaning found in the Dead Sea Scrolls, she unravels the mysteries of the Book of Revelation, the last book of the New Testament. She believes that Jesus did not die on the cross but that he and his sons were involved in the evolution of the new underground Christian religion. A sequel to her 'Jesus the Man'. ISBN/ASIN: 0868245569. Our Book No: 7280B. $30 AUD.
133. Thomas, Martin (2001). A Multicultural Landscape: National Parks and the Macedonian Experience [Studies in the Cultural Construction of Open Space Series]. Sydney, Hurstville: NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. 111 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos. Martin Thomas provides a fascinating report about how ethnic background may affect attitudes towards national parks. Based on a field study of a large group of Macedonian migrants who gather each Christmas for a picnic at the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, plus two later focus group interviews of elderly and young Macedonians. ISBN/ASIN: 1864031867. Our Book No: 13330. $20 AUD.
134. Thompson, Damian (2008). Counterknowledge: How We Surrendered to Conspiracy Theories, Quack Medicine, Bogus Science and Fake History. London: Atlantic Books. 162 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, barcode sticker at rear, extensive written annotation rear endpapers. Damian Thompson, a British sociologist and journalist, From conspiracy theories to alternative medicine, people are experiencing an epidemic of untrue descriptions of the world. Following in the footsteps of 'The God Delusion' (Richard Dawkins) and 'The End of Faith' (Sam Harris), this book is a defense of scientific proof in an age of fabrication. We are being swamped with dangerous nonsense. Examples abound: From 9/11 conspiracy theories to Holocaust denial to the revision of ancient history in 'The Da Vinci Code', from the Book of Mormon's account of settling the New World, to the belief in a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. We are experiencing an epidemic of demonstrably untrue descriptions of the world. This pandemic isn't about religious faith or untestable truths. Rather, it is about everyday beliefs and woolly thinking that contradict clear evidence. ISBN/ASIN: 9781843546757. Our Book No: 18140. $15 AUD.
135. Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher (1997). Gifts. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge / Talewinds. 28 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. A beautiful children's story by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes about a young girl and her joy as she explores the gifts of nature. The watercolour illustrations and poetry make this a wonderful book for all ages. The author / illustrator shows her own personal interest in nature and the happiness that it can bring to children and adults alike. ISBN/ASIN: 0881069663. Our Book No: 21728. $20 AUD.
136. Triggs, Gillian (2018). Speaking Up (1st ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 300 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, colour photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, bottom cover little rubbed. This is the memoirs of Gillian Triggs, who has been a law professor at both Melbourne and Sydney Universities. She was President of the Human Rights Commission (HRC) from 2012 to 2017, which became controversial, and hhe withstood relentless political pressure and media scrutiny. She shares the values that have guided her convictions and the causes she has championed. This passionate memoir is a call to everyone who wants a fairer world. ISBN/ASIN: 9780522873511. Our Book No: 41168. $30 AUD.
137. Uden, Grant (1982). Understanding Book-collecting (1st ed). London: Antique Collector's Club. 279 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, frontispiece, glossy paper, spine lightly faded jacket (minor edgewear), edges lightly foxed. Grant Uden writes about the joys of book collecting. He explains book collecting, without frills and in an easy style, and he includes numerous anecdotes and examples of rare books and the reasons for their value. First edition. ISBN/ASIN: 0907462138. Our Book No: 23564. $20 AUD.
138. Upfield, Arthur; Mayne, Stuart (editor) (1996). The Great Melbourne Cup Mystery (1st ed). Sydney: Imprint ETT. 195 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), printed autograph front flap, minimal edgewear. Classic of crime fiction, originally serialised in the Melbourne 'Herald' in 1933, the year after the mysterious death of Phar Lap. Not previously published as a book. Edited with introduction by Stuart Mayne. This is not a Napoleon Bonaparte story - however it is full of the wonderful Upfield magic way of writing a great story. (Excellent copy. Incorrect ISBN printed on rear cover jacket: 1875892583.). ISBN/ASIN: 1875892567. Our Book No: 3714. $50 AUD.
139. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Gellert, Leon (editor) (1930). Art in Australia: Third Series, Number Thirty-Four (34) (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Ure Smith / Art In Australia Ltd. 84 pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine on light brown card covers), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tipped-in colour & black & white plates, a few sepia (brown-tinted) portraits, colour frontispiece, adverts at rear, yapp edges (jacket overlapping cover edges), spine repaired, first page & edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, some edgewear. This issue of 'Art In Australia' (third series, no 34, dated October-November 1930) has a Margaret Preston woodblock painting on the front cover. The contents include: Modern Art in Europe (by Norman Macgeorge, London), St Kilda Road (Hardy Wilson), Epstein (Brian Jones), Woodblocking as a Craft (Margaret Preston), John Shaw Neilson (Blamire Young), Harold Herbert's Watercolours, The Lambert Exhibition (Basil Burdett). Also mentioned: Arthur Streeton, Adrian Feint and Elioth Gruner. Our Book No: 40920. $65 AUD.
140. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Gellert, Leon (editor) (1931). Art in Australia: Third Series, Number Thirty-Six (36). Sydney: Sydney Ure Smith / Art In Australia Ltd. 70 pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed to blue card covers at spine), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tipped-in colour & black & white plates, adverts at rear, first page & edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, yapp edges (jacket overlaps with cover, rear flap lightly creased), single faint vertical crease pages, minor edgewear. This issue of 'Art in Australia' (no 36) has a Margaret Preston painting on the front cover. The contents include: George Lambert (by Lionel Lindsay), Caroline Dexter - the Wife of the Artist (Dora Wilcox and William Moore), The Art Gallery of Wanganui (Margaret Preston), Colin Colahan (Percy Leason), Harold Parker's Sculpture, The Art of C. R. W. Nevinson (P. G. Konody), Two Australians in London (Leslie Rees). Our Book No: 40919. $65 AUD.
141. Vader, John (2002). Red Gold: The Tree that Built a Nation (New ed). Sydney: New Holland Publishers. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, minor edgewear. This fascinating book by John Vader is about the discovery of the first extensive stands of cedar found in the Illawarra region on the South Coast of New South Wales. The cedar-getters then moved north, first up the Hunter River, then the Manning, followed by the Hastings, the Clarence and finally up into the Atherton Tablelands of Queensland. Settlers followed in their footsteps. This book gives a vivid account of how people lived, how they spoke, how a web of settlements spread out from Sydney. The book looks at the craftsmen who loved the wood's workability and beautiful patina, the institutions that used it in their cabinetwork, and the thwarted efforts of foresters to develop plantations of this precious Australian tree. (New edition, 2002. Originally published, 1987.). ISBN/ASIN: 1876334819. Our Book No: 40542. $65 AUD.
142. Waller, John (2004). Leaps in the Dark: The Making of Scientific Reputations. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 292 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, tiny mark top edge, minimal edgewear jacket. John Waller examines scientific discoveries and the shaping of scientific reputations from the Renaissance to the 20th century. The author controversially challenges many of our received views about how scientific discoveries occur and how great scientific reputations are won (often exaggerated or over-hyped). Includes case studies of Isaac Newton (light as coloured rays), Ignaz Semmelweis (handwashing etc. in hospitals to reduce infections, Joseph Glanvill (an architect of the scientific method), and Robert Watson-Watt (father of radar). The author is a lecturer in the history of medicine, University of Melbourne. ISBN/ASIN: 0192804847. Our Book No: 23645. $20 AUD.
143. Warburton, Luke; Bouda, Simon (with) (2019). Man's Best Friend: The Inspiring True Story of Sergeant Luke Warburton, his Police Dog Chuck and the Crime-busting Dog Unit. Sydney: Hachette. 259 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, bottom corner rear cover creased, covers lightly creased, minor edgewear. This memoir is the true story of Chuck the Australian police dog (a German Shepherd) by his handler Sergeant Luke Warburton as they tackle thugs, chase robbers, and bring armed and dangerous criminals to justice, including Malcolm Naden, Australia's most wanted man. This is a story for animal lovers - the tale of a boy who loved dogs and who grew up to spend his life working with some of the best in the world. ISBN/ASIN: 9780733641817. Our Book No: 41163. $15 AUD.
144. Weinthal, Erika (2002). State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic and International Politics in Central Asia [Global Environmental Accord Series]. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, minor edgewear, remainder mark. Erika Weinthal examines how the Central Asian nations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan have tackled the Aral Sea Basin crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Under Soviet rule, so much water was diverted from the rivers for agricultural purposes that salinity levels rapidly rose and the sea shrank. There was an upsurge in dust storms containing toxic salt residue, and a new desert began to replace the sea. At the same time, agricultural runoff rendered the drinking water unfit for human consumption. This book explains how the newly states and third parties cooperated to try to fix this hard problem. ISBN/ASIN: 0262731460. Our Book No: 23576. $25 AUD.
145. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. Andrew Westoll, a Canadian biologist and primatologist, spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. Australian edition. ISBN/ASIN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $20 AUD.
146. Weston, Neville; Kempf, Franz (artist); Thomson, Gordon (foreword) (1984). Franz Kempf: Graphic Works 1962 - 1984. Adelaide, Netley: Wakefield Press / Hyde Park Press. 104 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black & white (few colour) plates, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. Neville Weston introduces Jewish-Australian printmaker Franz Kempf, who has retired as Senior Lecturer, South Australian School of Art. He is one of the most consistent and powerful printmakers in Australia, in the finest tradition of the European printmakers. Notable is his environmental Coorong series, the location of Colin Thiele's novel 'Storm Boy'. Most of this book consists beautifully illustrated artworks, mostly prints, but also paintings and posters. (23 pages of text, plus unnumbered pages of art reproductions.). ISBN/ASIN: 40008. Our Book No: 23326. $35 AUD.
147. Wilson, Hec. D. (1981). Presbyterian Saga 150 Years, St Andrew's Scots of Australia: 1831, Sydney Town, Rose Bay Parish, 1981 (Presbyterian Saga 1831 - 1981). Sydney, Rose Bay: St Andrew's Scots. 60 pp. Paperback oblong narrow octavo, very good condition, card cover (blue hard plastic strip binding), black & white text-photos & drawings, rear cover & last page corner creased, rear cover lightly faded, owner's written name front cover. Hec D. Wilson records a history covering 150 years (sesquicentenary) of the St Andrew's Scots Presbyterian Church in Australia, which first stood in Kent Street, Sydney from 1831, but which in 1913 moved to Rose Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Our Book No: 13331. $20 AUD.
148. Woodcock, Bruce (2003). Peter Carey (2nd ed) [Contemporary World Writers]. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 223 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Bruce Woodcock provides both the student and the general reader with detailed critical examinations of major works of prominent Australian novelist Peter Carey, as well as a survey of critical debates, in and accessible and involving account. This second (revised and expanded) edition now includes detailed readings of Carey's latest novels 'Jack Maggs' and 'The True History of the Kelly Gang' - seeing them as the finest productions of a writer who continues to surprise and delight his readers with his inventive creations and unique imagination. (A volume in the 'Contemporary World Writers' series.). ISBN/ASIN: 0719067987. Our Book No: 23713A. $20 AUD.
149. Woolf, Jenny; Wakeling, Edward (introduction) (2010). The Mystery of Lewis Carroll: Understanding the Author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1st U.S. ed). New York: St. Martin's Press. 326 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white text-illustrations, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear jacket. Jenny Woolf provides a biography of Charles Dodgson (pen-name Lewis Carroll), the author of the children's classic 'Alice in Wonderland'. She assesses the newly available evidence to unravel the puzzles surrounding Carroll through an understanding of the mindset of his time, making sense of the supposed contradictions in his life and work. ISBN/ASIN: 9780312612986. Our Book No: 41184. $25 AUD.
150. Zeltzer, Lonnie K.; Blackett Schlank, Christina (2005). Conquering Your Child's Chronic Pain: A Pediatrician's Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood. New York: HarperCollins. 299 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner tip front cover little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. Lonni Zeltzer and co-author provide an invaluable guide to manage pain in children. Drawing on more than 30 years of study and combining modern medicine with complementary methods, Dr Zeltzer (professor of pediatrics at UCLA) explains the best methods of pain relief for a range of childhood pain including headaches, arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome. ISBN/ASIN: 0060570172. Our Book No: 23553. $15 AUD.
151. Ziffer, Daniel (2019). A Wunch of Bankers: A Year in the Hayne Royal Commission (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publishers. 362 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, slight crease front & rear cover join to spine, minor edgewear. Daniel Ziffer, a finance reporter on ABC-TV, covers not just the big shocks, but the small moments which get lost in daily reporting of the Hayne Banking Royal Commission. The author brings out the colour and grit of the proceedings, and looks at the broader issues raised by the testimony. The book is a compelling mixture of analysis, reportage and observation. ISBN/ASIN: 9781925849363. Our Book No: 41158. $20 AUD.