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Book Id: 22nftr0401

Price: $5.50

Title: BREAKING TRAIL - A Climbing Life

Author: ARLENE BLUM - Best Selling Author of 'Annapurna: A Woman's Place' - Foreword by Sir Chris Bonington

Publisher: Scribner, New York, 2005, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 313 pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & MAPS throughout, 25 Chapters & Epilogue.

Condition:Crisp two-tone blue cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, there's a black texta mark to bottom of pages, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear.

Description: Breaking Trail is the story of Blum's journey from her overprotected youth in Chicago to the tops of some of the highest peaks on earth. Along with the personal photos and detailed maps, this is a deeply moving account of how one woman overcame adversity

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Book Id: 02anf0348

Price: $11.20

Title: THE PENGUIN BOOK OF KEEPING HOUSE in AUSTRALIA The complete guide to cleaning and caring for your home

Author: CERENTHA HARRIS

Publisher: Viking/Penguin, Melbourne, 2004, hardcover 8vo with dj, 394pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, illust. eprs, 13 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight fading to spine & slight edgewear.

Description: Cerentha Harris's schedule is busier than most, but she loves a spotless bedroom. Strategies are practical and stylish, and can be tailored to fit your individual needs. Her advice will save you time & help you take pleasure in the art of keeping house

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Book Id: 11nfb0334

Price: $Sold

Title: Revolt in Paradise : BALI IN THE 1930's and 1940's. original FIRST EDITION COPY with dustjacket.

Author: K'tut Tantri (Muriel Walker/Pearson) "SURABEYA SUE" : Early Hotel owner on Kuta Beach in Bali

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1960. First Edition. 490 g.; VI, 306 pages, last page blank. Illustrated front and rear endpaper are coloured maps of Indonesia.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover w bright gilt title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION w/out inscriptions and w prelim and pp. edge fox-spots, in clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET w rubbing & edgewear. INCLUDES OBITUARY NEWSCUTTINGS

Description: The colourful autobiographical account of the British-born woman known as K'tut Tantri. She tells a romantic tale of her fifteen years residence in Indonesia, including adoption by a Balinese Rajah, imprisonment during World War II & Revolution post-WWII.

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Book Id: 17scc0307

Price: $27.40

Title: HEROES of BRITAIN in PEACE & WAR by Hodder Vol.I 1880s GILT lettered cover, Etchings within, the Victorian HEROES

Author: EDWIN HODDER

Publisher: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, not dated, but 'Awarded to' bookplate to fr.paste-down is dated November 1881, hardcover quarto without dj, 320pp., + advts.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & frcvr with black-filled illustration & design to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners and edges with tears to spine (all intact), CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, the last page & rear epr are torn

Description: A hero defined - God's Heroes - Philanthropic Heroes - Conscientious Heroes - Patriotic Heroes - Every-day Heroes - Scientific Heroes - Spontaneous Heroes - they're all covered here. Wilberforce, Missionaries, Afghanistan etc... a Victorian collection.

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Book Id: 16sap0263

Price: $17.60

Title: A Study of Indian Sculpture Depicting Love in Action KAMA SHILPA

Author: FRANCIS LEESON

Publisher: D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay, 1965 third ed., 1st pub. 1962, large 8vo, 133pp., 96 B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout (many by the author), 4 Chapters, Bibliography

Condition:Silver/Grey cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine & gilt design to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to eprs, an unclipped GOOD-MINUS DUSTJACKET with a small front chip.

Description: A common misconception is that the erotic element in Hinduism is unique among the great religions of pre-Christian origin. The plates have been selected by an eminent Indian scholar who has also written the legends to them.

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Book Id: 18sfl0255

Price: $15.70

Title: BLOOD LINES Long and Short Stories

Author: RUTH RENDELL

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1995 1st of this ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 183pp., 11 Stories, black eprs.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear

Description: Blood Lines Lizzie's Lover Shreds and Slivers Burning End The Man Who Was the God of Love: The Carer: Expectations; Clothes; Unacceptable Levels: In all Honesty; The Strawberry Tree; A scintillating collection of long and short stories.

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Book Id: 17scc0229

Price: $12.00

Title: SCHOOLBOY HOWLERS & OLD HUMOUR by Johnson 1960s Hc Dj

Author: arranged by S C Johnson MA DSc

Publisher: Foulsham, London, undated. prob 1960s, small 8vo softcover with wrapps, 91pp., 6 sections. Name to cover & spine & to wrap.

Condition:Crisp stiff-card cover with title to frcov., name in pen to frcov., slight age-toning to robust pages, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped GOOD DUST WRAPPER with minor edgewear

Description: " Mohammedans believe in the Kodak." "Emporium means anything to do with our colonies." "Volcanoes happen because of the infernal heat of the earth". Keats and Sherry were inseparable". School and beyond.... Schoolboy Howlers & out of school

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Book Id: 08nfm0172

Price: $59.40

Title: Two Essays on Analytical Psychology : The Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 7

Author: Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Translated by R. F. C. Hull.

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1953. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Volume 7.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without inscriptions in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which has some wear and now has a protective plastic cover.

Description: A seminal work of psychology, by renowned Swiss psychatrist & imfluential thinker of analytical psychology, Carl Gustav Jung. Two long essays, the first on the unconscious in the normal & pathological minds; the second on ego & the unconscious.

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Book Id: 08nfm0168

Price: $39.40

Title: The Psychogenesis of Mental Disease -(ISBN: 0710016344 / 0-7100-1634-4) Vol 3 of Jung's collected works.

Author: C.G. Jung and translated by R.F.C. Hull

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1960. Hard Cover. 1st Edition. 8vo.312pp.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION without inscriptions in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which has a protective plastic cover.

Description: An invaluable collection of Jung's writings on psychosis which together contain the seeds of his theoretical divergence from psychoanalysis and provide insights into the development of his later concepts such as the collective unconscious. Vol 3 of WORKS

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Book Id: 03an0144

Price: $12.50

Title: Unique to Australia (ISBN: 0725400943 / 0-7254-0094-3) The oldest continent - and the strangest.

Author: Bill Beatty

Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1972. Hardcover.. No Jacket, pictorial cover as issued, 4to - 9¾" - 12" Tall, 198 pages, 17 chapters, colour & b/w photos

Condition:Crisp bound hardcover with bright title to spine. Illustrated cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION. No inscriptions or names. Slight rubbing to cover.

Description: Contains over 70 full colour and black and white photographs. This fascinating book is no mere catalogue of Australia’s best-known oddities, it is a guide to her peculiar and distinctive features, with a wealth of fascinating and authentic information

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