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When the Feast is Finished

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Little Brown and Co: 1999

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 008541


Small closed tear rear dj, 230 clean tightly bound pp. The writer Brian Aldiss provides an account of his wife's fatal illness and her death from pancreatic cancer in November 1997. The book describes how they first found out about the cancer, which was initially masked by a heart complaint. View more info

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The Language of Love

By: Allardice, Pamela (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1991

Seller ID: 008945


The book holds 68 illustrations in colour and in black and white, bibliography as well as endnotes. It covers 300 years & is a fascinating insight into the lives and loves of past and contemporary Australians. 162pp View more info

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Real Family Food

By: Antony Worrall Thompson

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, Mitchell Beazley Limited: 2005

Seller ID: 009593


175 clean white well bound pp, review > Antony Worrall Thompson (TV cookshow host) communicates the "healthy/bonded/respected/loving family message throughout his books- he has an excellent book on the GI diet, and here he looks at family meals as the core of a happy, healthy family. In 'Real Family Food' he makes the valid point that food is not just something to be quickly shovelled down throats, but a focus for family bonding and an opportunity to communicate with... View more info

Medical Microbiology

By: Baron, Samuel (ed)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, Addison Wesley: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009245


1262pp & nearly 2.5kgs of everything microbiologic, 100s of contrib eds, numerous tables, charts, illus, ref pts. Focus is on understanding not just recalling. View more info

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Witchcraze A New History of the European Witch Hunts Our Legacy of Violence Against Women

By: Barstow, Anne Llewellyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Pandora: 1994

Seller ID: 009942


An extensive investigation into the social mores that caused the "status quo classes" to denigrate anything that invaded their territory & to use fear & religion to expunge the challengers via the stake or the noose. 255pp with broad appendices/notes/references at rear. View more info

21 Ways to Build Your Teenager's Self-Esteem

By: Barton Susan, Ingram Ketherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Anne O'Donovan: 1995

Seller ID: 008546


A guide to saving your sanity and stopping you from commiting "teenagicide". 158 perfect condition pp incl reference section. View more info

Ten Patients and an Almoner

By: Beck Flora

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000059


Flora Beck's book is designed to awaken the interest of the general reader and should appeal to practising social workers and to students of the various professions concerned. View more info

Maggie's Orchard

By: Beer, Maggie

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1997

Seller ID: 009789


Maggie Beer is one of Australia's best-known food personalities. As well as writing books, she devotes her time to her export kitchen in the Barossa Valley, which produces a wide range of pantry items for domestic and international markets. These include her famous pâté, verjuice, quince paste and an ice-cream range. Maggie was co-host of the weekly program The Cook and the Chef on ABC TV from 2005 to 2009 and was recognised as Senior Australian of the year in 2010 for... View more info

Maggie's Orchard

By: Beer, Maggie

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1997

Seller ID: 012838


Maggie Beer is one of Australia's best-known food personalities. As well as writing books, she devotes her time to her export kitchen in the Barossa Valley, which produces a wide range of pantry items for domestic and international markets. These include her famous pâté, verjuice, quince paste and an ice-cream range. Maggie was co-host of the weekly program The Cook and the Chef on ABC TV from 2005 to 2009 and was recognised as Senior Australian of the year in 2010 for... View more info

The Physiological Basis of Medical Practice

By: Best, C and Taylor N

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Williams and Wilkins Company: 1945

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 008597


1169pp & 2kg+ Hundreds of drawings, graphs & illustrations throughout. Book pages sewn-in & cleanly presented. From the preface: "We have endeavored to write a book which will serve to link the laboratory and the clinic, and which will therefore promote continuity of physiological teaching throughout the pre-clinical and clinical years of the undergraduate course." Contents include sections on the nervous system, special senses, muscle, the blood and lymph, circu... View more info

Low GI Cookbook

By: Blair, Louise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hamlyn: 2005

Seller ID: 008488


Over 80 Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight and Gain Health, Louise Blair, Provides over 80 delicious, healthy low-GI recipes from quick-fix lunches such as Poached Eggs with Lentils and Rocket to delectable dinners, including Baked Sweet Potato with Griddled Herb Chicken. This book gives information on how the glycaemic index works and why GI foods are so good for you. Book in great order. View more info

When Your Body Gets the Blues

By: Brown, Marie-Annette & Robinson, Jo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Rodale: 2003

Seller ID: 013200


When Your Body Gets The Blues by Brown & Robinson is less than 500g & 217 crisp pp. Based on a program that combines sunlight, exercise, and vitamins, When Your Body Gets the Blues can help women who don't feel their best, but aren't sure why. The clinically proven, drug-free LEVITY program has been tested on women and shown to be effective in eight weeks or less, helping them think clearly, sleep soundly, cope easily with stress, reduce anxiety and depression, and lose ... View more info

Gluten Free Cooking

By: Brown, Ruby

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Sally Milner Publishing, Australia: 2005

Seller ID: 008932


This is the updated & revised version from the original 'Wheat Free Cooking'. brown is afood technology educator & the book shows ways to enjoy food that otherwise might be restrictive in their basics.304pp, bw illust & some col photos. Name on 1st page, pp clean white & tightly bound. View more info

David Hobson: A celebration in words and Pictures

By: Buzacott, Martin

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2005

Seller ID: 011306


Celebrate the life and achievements of one of our most distinguished artists with this gorgeous book. It features glorious photographs of David Hobson in performance and includes many quotes and anecdotes from renowned musicians, composers, singers and friends. Writer Martin Buzacott paints a sympathetic, sensitive portrait of an unconventional artist who started off composing a rock opera of Macbeth but rose to prominence with Baz Luhrmann's seminal production of La Boh... View more info

David Hobson: A celebration in words and Pictures

By: Buzacott, Martin

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2005

Seller ID: 011904


Celebrate the life and achievements of one of our most distinguished artists with this gorgeous book. It features glorious photographs of David Hobson in performance and includes many quotes and anecdotes from renowned musicians, composers, singers and friends. Writer Martin Buzacott paints a sympathetic, sensitive portrait of an unconventional artist who started off composing a rock opera of Macbeth but rose to prominence with Baz Luhrmann's seminal production of La Boh... View more info

Green Gold in Alaska

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008732


Very good clean tight copy. Signed, "Happiness" by author. 351pp Carey a well-known reporter & write & autobio-commenter writes about wilderness living in Alaska. dj ok but a small chip missing at top & fold wear. View more info

The Quick & Easy Organic Gourmet Delicious, Healthy Meals Without Meat, Wheat, Dairy or Sugar

By: Cerier, Leslie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: USA, Station Hill: 1996

Seller ID: 011243


316pp & 700g. Corners thumbed, cover crease lower right corner, this book has been used obviously by an owner who found themselves referring to it frequently & I'd say that's a good indicator of usefulness. review >> This cookbook stands out on my shelf. I could never make a really good stir fry until Leslie explained the steps and possible stir fry combinations to me in her cookbook. She also has excellent recipes for sometimes difficult to find vegan,wheatless and su... View more info

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Whose Life Is It Anyway?

By: Clark, Brian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, Heimeman: 1993

Seller ID: 009408


gr review - WLIA is a classic play, all about the conflict between professionalism and the right to decide for one's self. Ken Harrison is paralyzed for life, with no hope of physical recovery. In an attempt to keep what's left of his dignity, and protect his loved ones from a fate of misery, imprisoned by sympathy for him, he decides to end his life. Everyone around him in the hospital tries their best to stop him, but for the intelligent person he is, they can't stand ... View more info

ALCOHOL AND YOU

By: Claypool Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007962


As New condition. "This book will help you gain a better understanding of the complex issues surrounding alcohol. It will help you determine whether you or a friend might have a drinking problem and show you where to get more information or help if you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol." View more info

Black's Medical Dictionary 1910

By: Comrie, John (ed)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1910

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 008587


856pp sewn-in page binding in great shape. Board covers over marbled card inner cover. Leatherette rectangular titling paste-on with gilded title + 1910, spine same minus the 1910. 380 illus & four colour plates. Many medical-related ads in the preliminary pages. All items listed alphabetically with no index provided. View more info