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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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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

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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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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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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

Image for BUSHRANGERS  Australia's Greatest Self-made Heroes

BUSHRANGERS Australia's Greatest Self-made Heroes

By: McHugh Evan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Penguin - Australia: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017064

ISBN: 0670075418

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented the author includes Cash and Company, Matthew Brady, Bold Jack Donohue, Ben Hall, Captain Thunderbolt and Ned Kelly as well as others. 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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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

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PASSENGER TO TEHERAN

By: Sackville-West Vita

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd. London: 1991

Seller ID: 2017065

ISBN: 0099733501

Condition: As New


Beautifully described account of the author's journey from England to Persia in 1926. View more info

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PARIS FRANCE Personal Recollections

By: Stein Gertrude

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Peter Owen London: 1995

Seller ID: 2018004

ISBN: 0720609704

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1940 on the day Paris fell to the Germans Gertrude Stein has managed to include her childhood memories of Paris with observations and amusing anecdotes about everything French. View more info

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THE RAISING OF A PRESIDENT

By: Wead Doug

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atria Books, NY: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016056

ISBN: 0743497260

Condition: Excellent


Book looks at the parents of the American presidents and analyses the types of families into which the presidents were born and sheds a fascinating light on how their destinies were shaped during childhood. View more info

Image for THE LARGER EVILS   Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Truth Behind the Satire

THE LARGER EVILS Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Truth Behind the Satire

By: West W.J.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Canongate UK: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016052

ISBN: 0862413826

Condition: Excellent/very Good


A revealing new account of George Orwell's book Nineteen Eighty-Fours's origins and importance and includes the first account of Eileen Orwell's major contribution to the book, the discovery of a real Brotherhood Movement, the first account of the secret internal postal censorship in Britain and many more revelations. Both book and dust jacket in excellent condition. View more info

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GERTRUDE BELL

By: Winstone H.V.F.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Barzan Publishing, London: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2018012

ISBN: 09547728

Condition: Excellent


H.V.E. Winstone's absorbing biography of Gertrude Bell was the first full-scale account of her life when it was published in 1978. Since then it has been reprinted many times. In this revised edition, the author sheds fresh light on Gertrude's life and on recent events in Iraq. Text supported by end paper maps and black and white photos. View more info