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Image for THE MANGO ORCHARD   Travelling Back to the Secret Heart of Mexico

THE MANGO ORCHARD Travelling Back to the Secret Heart of Mexico

By: Bayley Robin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Preferece Publishing, London:

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019003

ISBN: 1848092237

Condition: Very Good


A true story of two parallel journeys a hundred years apart into the heart of Ladin America. The author seeks out the places where his great grandfather travelled and lived determined to uncover his legacy. View more info

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F.R. LEAVIS

By: Bell Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Routledge, London: 1988

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2019030

ISBN: 0415008980

Condition: Very Good


very good condition, tight binding, clean pages. A brief career survey is followed by close readings of particular essays on poetry and fiction to bring out the interrelations, implicit as well as explicit between Leavisian cricitcal rhetoric and the literary texts themselves and to show the often condensed cogency of his thought. View more info

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AN IMPERSONATION OF ANGELS A Biography of Jean Cocteau

By: Brown Frederick

Price: $33.00

Publisher: The Viking Press - New York: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016055

ISBN: 670394181

Condition: Very Good


A well researched and presented biography of Jean Cocteau. Book in very good conldition with unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Growing Pains The Shaping of a Writer

By: Du Maurier Daphne

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of Australia in Conjunction with Victor Gollancs Ltd. London: 1977

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 2019018

Condition: Excellent


A very nice copy of this book by Daphne Du Maurier. Tight pages, no names, clean white pages, no foxing. Dust Jacket in excellent condition no tears marks etc. with unclipped price. This is an autobiography by the author written in her seventieth year. She writes of her childhood until the age of twenty five, her first novel had been published and she had met and married her soldier husband. A fascinating, revealing story illustrated by many photographs from her fam... View more info

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WEARY KING OF THE RIVER

By: Ebury Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Miegunyah Press, Australia: 2010

Seller ID: 2018010

ISBN: 0522857523

Condition: Excellent


Biography of The Life of Sir Edward Dunlop. Includes many photos supporting the well researched and presented text. View more info

NANCY WAKE

By: Fitzsimons Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Australia: 2002

Seller ID: 2018039

ISBN: 0732274567

Condition: Very Good


After witnessing horrific Nazi violence in Vienna, Nancy declared she would do everything in her power to rid Europe of the nazi presence. What began as a courier job developed into a highly successful escape network for Allied soldiers. Nancy Wake was an extraordinary Australian. View more info

OUT OF INDIA A Raj Childhood

By: Foss Michael

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Isis Publishing, London: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2018032

ISBN: 0753193124

Condition: Very Good


Very good conldition, ex library, LARGE PRINT, The author recalls his childhood spent in India and Britain. An interesting account of an early childhood spent between two two continents and two cultures. View more info

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THE RSL BOOK OF WORLD WAR 1

By: Gatfield John and Landels Richard Edited By

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, Australia: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019019

ISBN: 0000448826

Condition: Very Good


Recounts of war by Australian soldiers with accounts ranging from Gallipoli to the Middle East and Western Front, the Great War is brought to life with humour, pathos and vivid detail. View more info

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FREYA STARK PASSIONATE NOMAD

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pimlico lONDON: 2000

Seller ID: 2018014

ISBN: 0712667547

Condition: Good


Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a we... View more info

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS Revised and Updated

By: Grattan Michelle Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Holland Australia: 2001

Seller ID: 2017043

ISBN: 1864367563

Condition: Very Good


Well researched and presented account of all Australian Prime Ministers untill publication. Part profile, part political analysis, twenty-one historians, biographers and political analysysts discuss those who have reached Ausralia's highest public office and the forces that have shaped them. View more info

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SHADOWS ACROSS THE SAHARA Travels with Camels from Lake Chad to Tripoli

By: John Hare

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Constable, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019050

ISBN: 1841196266

Condition: As New


The authors amazing expedition from Lake Chad to Tripoli. View more info

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THE KENNEDY MEN 1901-1963

By: Leamer Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018019

ISBN: 0688163157

Condition: Very Good


Well researched and presented biography of the Kennedy men and their struggle to create the most powerful family in the United States. Based on four years of interviews with Kennedy insiders and experts, as well as in depth research including unprecedented new sources and materials. Unpaginated, no names or marks. View more info

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A BRUSH WITH MONDRIAN uNCOVERING SECRETS OF ART AND FAMILY

By: Louis Yvonne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Murdpch Books, Australia: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017016

ISBN: 1741964229

Condition: As New


The author's journey to discover her past. View more info

Image for DIEGO    Dreaming With His Eyes Open, A Life of Diego Rivers

DIEGO Dreaming With His Eyes Open, A Life of Diego Rivers

By: Marnham Partrick

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Books London: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017063

ISBN: 0747531080

Condition: Very Good


The author brings the art, the politics and the complexity of the man into vivid focus. He beautifully demonstrates that just as Rivera mythologized himself, the artist also endowed the Mexican people with a national myth, melding a troubled revolutionary history and an Indian culture obsessed with death into something bold and visionary. View more info

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PATRICK WHITE LETTERS

By: Marr David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Random House, Australia: 1994

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2016037

ISBN: 009183063x

Condition: Excellent


Excellent condition. View more info

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STALIN AND THE RED ARMY

By: Marshal VOROSHILOV

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Current Book Distributors, Sydney: 1942

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 2019043

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the 1936 Edition published by Portizdot, Moscow. Interesting booklet with original price of 4 pence printed on the front. Good condition printed in Sydney and of historical significance. View more info

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THE HEART MUST BREAK The Fight for Democracy and Truth in Burma

By: Mawdsley James

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd. London: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016044

ISBN: 0099426943

Condition: Excellent


A compelling account of the author's incarceration in Burma. He endured torture, beatings, hunger strikes and over a year in solitary confinement. View more info

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PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE

By: Nicolson Nigel

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books, Uk: 1992

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018013

ISBN: 1857990609

Condition: New Book


Written by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson's son Nigel the portrait is drawn partly by Vita herself in an autobiography she left behind at her death in 1962 and partly by her son Nigel. It is an absorbing story built around two very remarkable people. View more info

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VERNIE AND HIS MEN FROM HANNAH'S BRIDGE

By: Patty Sheridan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Australia, Patricia Aileen Sheridan: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2019038

ISBN: 1862525668

Condition: Very Good


Australian History, Hannah's Bridge, Schiermer, Vernie Schiermer. A biographical account of an extended family from the tiny western NSW town of Hannah's Bridge who in the 1930's formed their own football team and the success that followed. View more info

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AFTER THE RAJ The Last Stayers-On and the Legacy of British India

By: Purcell Hugh

Price: $14.00

Publisher: The History Press, UK: 2011

Seller ID: 2017044

Condition: Good


This is the story of the very last of the stayers-on. Through their eyes we see how the legacy has withered over the years but, with their help, also how it has evolved in a new millennium. from post-imperial hangover to heritage industry. Remarkable stories of both historical and social interest. Book has slight mark on compressed page edges, elso very good condition. View more info