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DEATH SAT ON A PALE HORSE The WW1 Experiences of Two Gunners of 3rd Division AIF

By: Alison Miller Edited By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Midland Heritage Press Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 2019071

ISBN: 0949873969

Condition: Excellent


Over 90 years ago two friends from the farming community of Cowra NSW joined the Australian Army, the journalist/cartoonish Harold Stephens and his friend and neighbouring farmer W (Billy) O'Neil. This book combines the diraries and photos of these two men, plus Hal Stephens sketches, newspaper articles and extracts from his unpublished book Sacrifice Unending. The material reveals the horrors of their wartime experiences and the tragic story of a young French farm girl enbroiled in two World wars. View more info

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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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SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

By: David Crane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial London: 2006

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019088

ISBN: 0007150717

Condition: Good


Good condition, clean pages, tight binding. Well written and researched biography of Captain Scott's achievements in the field of exploration of Antarctica. View more info

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CHE GUEVARA

By: David Sandison

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press London: 2001

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019061

ISBN: 075370420X

Condition: Very Good


Book in very good condition with dust jacket also in very good condition. Unclipped dust jacket, clean pages, tight binding. The biography of Che Guevara and provides a well researched and presented account of his early years of the Cuban Campaign, the revolution in the streets of Havana, his days as a diplomat on the world stage and his eventual return to the guerilla life and execution in the jungles of Bolivia. Book includes many photos supporting the text. View more info

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SELKIRK'S ISLAND

By: Diana Souhami

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Ex Library

Seller ID: 2019087

ISBN: 0297643851

Condition: Good


Good condition, ex library with stamps and inside flap removed. The biography of Alexander Selkirk's time marooned on the uninhabited island of Juan Fernandez from 1704 till 1709. 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 family album. View more info

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GALLIPOLI TO THE SOMME The Story of C.E.W. BEAN

By: Dudley McCarthy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Ferguson, Sydney: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019066

ISBN: 0909134588

Condition: Excellent-very Good


Very good condition, tight binding, clean pages. Personal library label on front inside board, Very well researched and presented biography of C.E.W. BEAN, official war correspondent during World War 1 for Australia during the Gallipoli and Western Front campaigns. 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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THE LOST IMPRESSIONIST A Biography of the Australian Painter John Peter Russell

By: ELIzabeth Salter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Australia: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019093

ISBN: 0207955662

Condition: Very Good


Book is in very good condition, clean pages, tight binding. Name in front. Book cover is good with small tears to upper edges front and back, now in removable plastic protective cover. The author has written a biography of Australian Impressionist artist John Peter Russell which is both well researched and presented and includes b/w and colour plates supporting the text. View more info

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A BOOT FULL OF RIGHT ARMS

By: Evan Green

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cassell Australia: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019099

ISBN: 0726932299

Condition: Very Good


Evan Green's account of the London - Sahara-Munich World Cup Rally over 17,000 kms. The author recounts the journey through fourteen countries, across some of the world's most forbidding terrain and of the places and people encountered. Book in good condition, dust jacket has torn back dust jacket flap missing the lower part of the back flap inside the book. Book includes maps on endpapers and many b/w photos taken at the time. Book has tight binding and clean pages. First Edition. 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 well researched and highly readable book. 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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ROSE MACAULAY A Writer's Life

By: Jane Emery

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Murray, London: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019097

ISBN: 0719547687

Condition: Good


Well presented and written biography of British writer Rose Macaulay. Book in good condition, softcover, first edition, margin notes and underlining in soft pencil throughout the book. Includes b/w photographs taken at the time. 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