Category: AUSTRALIAN BIOGRAPHY

Sort

showing 1-20 of 87

Image for Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 009704


Computer says no? No - Tony fans rejoice! Show your fandom in one of our quality 100% cotten, pre-shrunk tees, sizes XS to XXL. Post will be in a 500g satchel at usual rate. Help others to understand the trials & tribulations of having to say NO quite a few times. View more info

Image for Ned Kelpie

Ned Kelpie

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: ned kelpie


Does life seem to be getting tougher all the time? Who can we blame? hmmm, let me see . . . View more info

Image for Stephanie's Journal

Stephanie's Journal

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1999

Seller ID: 009624


Stephanie Alexander is a cook, restaurateur and food writer. After studying to become a librarian and traveling the world at the age of 21 she began her first restaurant, Jamaican House. Her next venture was Stephanie's Restaurant in Fitzroy before moving to Hawthorn in 1980. Stephanie's Restaurant closed in 1997 after operating for 21 years. She went on to publish several cookbooks, including her incredibly popular alphabetical guide to ingredients and cooking, The Cook... View more info

Stephanie's Journal

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1999

Seller ID: 012421


Stephanie Alexander is a cook, restaurateur and food writer. After studying to become a librarian and traveling the world at the age of 21 she began her first restaurant, Jamaican House. Her next venture was Stephanie's Restaurant in Fitzroy before moving to Hawthorn in 1980. Stephanie's Restaurant closed in 1997 after operating for 21 years. She went on to publish several cookbooks, including her incredibly popular alphabetical guide to ingredients and cooking, The Cook... View more info

Image for Stephanie's Journal

Stephanie's Journal

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 1999

Seller ID: 012438


Stephanie Alexander is a cook, restaurateur and food writer. After studying to become a librarian and traveling the world at the age of 21 she began her first restaurant, Jamaican House. Her next venture was Stephanie's Restaurant in Fitzroy before moving to Hawthorn in 1980. Stephanie's Restaurant closed in 1997 after operating for 21 years. She went on to publish several cookbooks, including her incredibly popular alphabetical guide to ingredients and cooking, The Cook... View more info

A Cook's Life

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lantern (Penguin): 2012

Seller ID: 012483


362pp, 2 photo sections, 800g to post. With the Cook's Companion front and centre in half a million kitchens, Stephanie Alexander is the very definition of a household name. Each day thousands turn to her 'food bible' for the most reliable recipes and advice. But before Stephanie Alexander penned a word for the emerging food media, let alone for the Cook's Companion, she had spent decades avidly documenting food experiences. Shaped by her mother's dedication to good fo... View more info

Image for The Language of Love

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

Banquet : Ten Courses to Harmony

By: Annette Shun Wah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009544


Book in really great shape, very little use apparent, just over 200pp & more than 500g to post. Annette Shun Wah (born 26 March 1958) is a prominent figure in the Australian media, but particularly in television, film and radio. Shun Wah was born in Cairns, Queensland of Chinese ancestry. Shun Wah has been a long-serving food critic for the Sydney Morning Herald. Banquet is a celebration of Chinese food in Australia including history, recipes, anecdotes and great photos.... View more info

Image for Banquet : Ten Courses to Harmony

Banquet : Ten Courses to Harmony

By: Annette Shun Wah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 013361


Book in really great shape, very little use apparent, 207 crispy pp, over 500g. Annette Shun Wah (born 26 March 1958) is a prominent figure in the Australian media, but particularly in television, film and radio. Shun Wah was born in Cairns, Queensland of Chinese ancestry. Shun Wah has been a long-serving food critic for the Sydney Morning Herald. Banquet is a celebration of Chinese food in Australia including history, recipes, anecdotes and great photos. (there's a weal... View more info

Banquet : Ten Courses to Harmony

By: Annette Shun Wah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 013515


Book in really great shape, very little use apparent, 207 crispy pp, over 500g. Annette Shun Wah (born 26 March 1958) is a prominent figure in the Australian media, but particularly in television, film and radio. Shun Wah was born in Cairns, Queensland of Chinese ancestry. Shun Wah has been a long-serving food critic for the Sydney Morning Herald. Banquet is a celebration of Chinese food in Australia including history, recipes, anecdotes and great photos. (there's a weal... View more info

Image for Hawke an Emotional Life

Hawke an Emotional Life

By: Anson, Stan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Mcphee Gribble , Australia: 1991

Seller ID: 012560


Less than 500g & 186pp of a controversial psychoanalytical biography of Bob Hawke first published in 1991. The author explains the life and ambitions of the former Australian Prime Minister in the context of the Freudian theory of the narcissistic child. View more info

Image for Unsung Heroes & Heroines of Australia

Unsung Heroes & Heroines of Australia

By: Baldwin, Suzy (ed)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Greenhouse Publications, Australia: 1988

Seller ID: 011667


400pp & near to 1.5 kg to post, nearly all pp have one or more bw photos. Contents - Exile 1788 - 1847 15 heroes and heroine stories Opportunity 1848 - 1883 15 heroes and heroines stories Progress 1884 - 1914 32 heroes and heroines stories World War I 1914 - 1918 10 stories of heroes and heroines Uneasy Peace 1918 - 1939 32 heroes and heroines stories World War II 28 heroes and heroines some of which are - Ruby Boye - Jones courageous Coastwatcher John Lerew - We who ... View more info

GOING FOR BROKE: HOW BOND GOT AWAY WITH IT

By: Barry, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012710


451pp, 3 photo sections, heading towards a kilo to post. The real-life financial thriller about multi-millionaire Alan Bond, and his hidden fortunes.'Brilliantly researched, expertly assembled and well written, Going for Broke is a masterful critique of all that's wrong with Australia's judicial system' -- Sydney Morning Herald Everyone has a Bond story. This is the one you haven't heard ... Once upon a time Alan Bond was a hero - the man who won the America's Cup for Au... View more info

The Dreadnought of the Darling

By: Bean, G.E.W.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 013517


256 pages, less than 500g to post. Faults? yes,ex-lib with lib pocket, stamps, boards edgeworn. Here's some info from a steamboat site - The "Dreadnought of the Darling", the 1890s paddle- steamer Jandra, will ply the Darling River again as tourism flourishes at Australia's oldest inland port. Outback orchardist Russell Mansell is building a $100,000 replica of the historic vessel as his contribution to a multi- million dollar Back O' Bourke museum depicting 500 ... View more info

Image for Maggie's Table

Maggie's Table

By: Beer, Maggie

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2001

Seller ID: 009444


1.8 kgs + 344pp of deliciousness. All pp clean white & well bound, dj reflects that this was a cook's book - it's clean but shows its age (sob - as do I despite what I think -double sob, sniffle and force a sip of good red down) Pages & pages of mouth watering photography & that person who said they "read cookbooks like novels" could well have been talking about this publication. View more info

King : The Life And Comedy Of Graeme Kennedy

By: Blundell, Graeme

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2003

Seller ID: 013485


King : The Life And Comedy Of Graeme Kennedy by Blundell is well over 500g at some 484pp with two illustration sections. Biography of Australian television personality Graham Kennedy. Traces Kennedy's career from a working-class Melbourne background to becoming a regular host on Australian television, before moving into film. Looks at the way Kennedy examined humour traditions and invented new comic genres for television. Includes photos, endnotes, bibliography, and inde... View more info

Image for Ned Kelly Australian Son

Ned Kelly Australian Son

By: Brown, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Seller ID: 013454


Essential biography of Ned Kelly which was first published in 1948 as 'Australian Son'.262pp prev owner info on last page, 0ver 500g so please choose another book or two to take advantage of your post (up to 3kg) View more info

LETTERS OF AN AUSTGRALIAN PIONEER FAMILY 1827-1880

By: Bucknall Graeme and McDonald Lorna Edited and Introduced By

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Australia, The Association of the Bucknall Family, Carisbrook, Vict: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008428


Describes The generation of Gittins and Sarah Bucknall 1797-1880 No. 181 of A Limited Edition of 1000 copies published. View more info

Image for Early Edition My First Forty Years

Early Edition My First Forty Years

By: Buttrose, Ita

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1985

Seller ID: 012995


205pp & a whisker under 500g, repaired 1cm tear dj rear. Laced with optimism, humour and wisdom, Ita's perspective is uniquely Australian - and always passionate. Known and loved by Australians as the editor of The Australian Women's Weekly throughout the second half of the seventies, Ita Buttrose has also made lasting contributions to many other aspects of our lives and culture. 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