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Author: JONATHAN KING Foreword by Petty
Publisher: Cassell, Sydney, 1979, revised ed., 1st pub. 1976, softcover Quarto, 240pp., 380 B/W CARTOONS throughout, 9 Chapters & INDEX.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: Great satire in these political/historical cartoons covering Australian perspectives starting with 'Prisoners of His Majesty's Service' or P.O.H.M.S., through 'Eureka', 'Federation', 1901-1918, 1919-1939, etc to 'The Labor Experiment 1972-1976.
Author: The Broken Hill Proprietry Co.
Publisher: pub. by B.H.P., Printed by Herald Gravure Printers, Melboune, n.d.(1960), hardcover Quarto without dj, 192pp.,COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & CHARTS & TEXT
Condition:Grey/Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to frcvr with gilt design plus indented blindstamp title, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket. Yes! We combine items so you save on postage
Description: The 'Big Australian' - 'The object of this book, on a significant anniversary, is to give an account of the achievement and the stewardship of Australia's largest company in three-quarters of a century of constructive effort in peace and war.' (Foreward).
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Shreds and Slivers
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.
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
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.