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[340] Abjorensen, Norman. John Hewson. A Biography . Melbourne: Lothian Books, 1993. First Edition. 25cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 213 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index. Former Liberal Party leader, architect of "Fightback", the (then) failed introduction of tax reform and the GST, shown here as the hardworking, intelligent man that he is. $18.00

[355] Aiken, Joan. More Than You Bargained for and Other Stories. ill. Marriott, Pat. London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. True first edition (2 years before US edition). white illust. boards soiled, spine sunned. Gilt spine title fair. 190 pp clean and tight. Edges foxed. B/w illust. 14 short stories. Scarce $50.00

[192] Aleshkovsky, Yuz. Kangaroo. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Fine. Black paper boards and cloth spine fine. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j minor yellowing to inside extremities else fine. 278 pp, clean and tight. A savage, cleansing satire which confronts the hypocrisy, the cruelty and the tragic failure of the Soviet regime. $20.00

[116] Alley, Rewi. The People Speak Out. Peking, People's Republic of China: The Author, 1954. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards chipped, Spine sunned. 107 pp., text clean and tight. Price and book seller's stamp on front flyleaf. Translations of poems and songs of the people of China. $25.00

[SB548] Allsop, Kenneth. Rare Bird. London: Jarrolds, 1958. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards near fine. Black spine label fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, label removed top front causing lifting of colour else good (now protected). 223 pp clean and tight. Collectible. $50.00

[37] Amis, Kingsley. The New Oxford Book of Light Verse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Blue cloth boards, gilt title fine. 347 pp, text v/g. Unclipped d/j fine.Prev owner's name on front flyleaf. $20.00

[22] Anderson, Ronald. On the Sheep's Back - Past Present and Future. Adelaide: Rigby, 1967. First Hardback. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Dark green boards, gilt title. Unclipped d/j. Illus. 268 pp. Comprehensive discussion on the Australian wool industry. $20.00

[176] Ansett, Bob & Pullan Robert. Bob Ansett - an Autobiography. Hartwell, Victoria: John Kerr , 1986. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Maroon cloth boards fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slightly rubbed head of back else fine (now protected). 221 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust. Budget Car Rental boss, published before the bust. $15.00

[78] Anthony, Evelyn. The Defector. London: Hutchinson, 1980. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth fine. Spine bumped. Title clean and bright. 368 pp., text clean, block tight. Very minor foxing both endpapers. Unclipped d/j slightly chipped head and foot, crease on back. Ballpoint price on front flyleaf. $20.00

[493] Arabian Horse Society of Australia. The Arabian Horse in Australia (Vol II). ill. Photographs. Croydon Nsw: Arabian Horse Society of Australia Ltd, 1984. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Beige paper covered boards mildly bumped else fine. Unclipped d/j curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 262 pp crisp and tight. B/w and colour photographs. A worthy successor to Volume I which was published in 1980. Sold

[SB572] Arbor, Jane. This Second Spring. London: Mills & Boon Limited, 1948. First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Brown cloth boards, black title and M&B logo all vg. Spine slightly cocked. Unclipped illust. d/j chipped at extremities, mildly soiled else vg. (now protected). 206 pp clean and tight. Paper mildly yellowed as is normal. Edges soiled. Prev. owner name and date (1949) front e.p. Conforms to post war Economy Standards. Very collectible. $75.00

[202] Aron-Brunetiere, R.. Beauty and Medicine. London: Jonathan Cape, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Very Good +. Grey boards mildly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled at head else fine (now protected). 200 pp clean and tight. Index. Celebrated French dermatologist examines the myriad of methods people use to preserve their beauty. Scarce book in this condition. $22.00

[46] Bagley, Desmond. Bahama Crisis. London: Collins, 1980. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth fine, gilt title fine. Small ex library stamp and ballpoint mark inside front fly leaf. D/w unclipped. 250 pp. Very clean text. A v/g copy. $12.00

[498] Bain, Kenneth. The Friendly Islanders: a Story of Queen Salote and Her People. ill. Photographs. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown decorative patterned cloth boards near fine. Clipped d/j mildly sunned else vg (now protected). 207 pp clean and tight. B/w illust and photographs. Glossary. Endpaper maps. Mild offsetting from some plates. Foreward by His Majesty King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV. $20.00

[465] Barber, Antonia. The Ghosts. London: Jonathan Cape, 1969. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, silver spine title vg. Price clipped d/j mildly sunned else vg. (Now protected). 190 pp clean and tight, edges slightly foxed. By the author of The Affair of the Rockerbye Baby. Very scarce first edition hardback. $90.00

[SB547] Bassett, James. Harm's Way. London: Heinemann, 1962. Presumed First. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Maroon cloth mildly soiled, bumped. Price clipped d/j chipped, missing 2 cm piece top of spine (now protected). 510 pp. mildly yellowed but good. End papers foxed. Prev. owner inscription half title dated 1963. No publishing date shown. $40.00

[SB533] Bates, Ian M. Tardrew. A History of the Tardrew Family Around the World. POMONA Qld Australia: SAGE Holdings, 1997. Limited/Numbered. 30cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. Privately Printed. Signed by Author. As New / No Jacket - as Issued. Un-circulated signed copy. Number 151 of 200. 289 pages, 140 b&w photographs. Two indexes, exhaustive genealogy. The definitive work on the Tardrew family worldwide. $35.00

[244] Bawdon, Nina. The Birds on the Trees. London: Longman Cheshire, 1970. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Maroon cloth boards, silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, closed tear, spine sunned (now protected). 196 pp clean and tight. Prev owner's name front endpaper. Novel exploring the dilema of a normal middle-class family attempting to cope with a difficult teenager who has become withdrawn and has finally resorted to drugs. Scarce. $32.00

[6] Beaton, Cecil. War Photographs 1939-45. London: Imperial War Museum/Jane's, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine / Very Good. 189 pp clean and tight. $75.00

[SB545] Beattie, Owen & Geiger, John.,. Buried in Ice: The Mystery of a Lost Arctic Expedition. ill. Photographs. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1992. First British Edition. 28cm x 22cm. Decorative Paper (HB). Very Good / Very Good. Illust boards fine. Unclipped d/j vg (opens out to make a poster). 64 pp clean and tight. Illust. throughout. Glossary. A Time Quest adventure in search of evidence from the Franklin voyage to discover the north west passage. $25.00

[468] Bell, Kathrine. The Excitement City - Sydney. ill. Wigney, Ian. Sydney: Child & Henry, 1980. First Edition. 36cmx26cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Orange cloth boards, white title fine. Unclipped pictorial d/j slightly soiled else vg. 96 pp crisp and tight. Full colour photographic plates by Wigney. Accompanying text by Bell. Spectacular portrayal of a spectacular city. $50.00

[SB268] Benedictus, David. Who Killed the Prince Consort?. London: MacMillan, 1982. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Burgundy cloth boards small damp stain back board else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 190 pp clean and tight. "An hilarious romp of a mystery, abounding in gloriously funny characters, bizarre twists and a climax that would have amused even Queen Victoria". $18.00

[SB574] Bewsher, Paul. Green Balls: The Adventures of a Night-Bomber. Edinburgh/London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1919. First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards worn, faded but fair. Spine sunned. 309 pp mostly clean (occassional foxing or soiling). Endpapers foxed. Royal Navy pilot from World War I. A good solid first edition for the collector. $145.00

[378] Beyea, Basil. The Golden Mistress. London: Heinemann, 1976. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Black cloth boards mildly rubbed, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, torn head of spine, but bright. (now protected). 380 pp clean and tight. Edges soiled. $18.00

[SB557] Bindloss, Harold. The Secret of the Scree. London/Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co, 1942. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Salmon cloth boards mild shelf wear. Black spine title vg. Price clipped d/j chipped head and foot, small piece head of spine missing, slightly faded (now protected). 288 pp clean and tight. Paper slightly browned as is normal (book conforms to Book Production War Economy Standard). Prev. owner's inscription front flyleaf. Scarce with d/j. $120.00

[271] Blunden, Godfrey. Charco Harbour. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Beige cloth boards slightly soiled else fine. Gilt spine title vg. Clipped d/j chipped, torn. some loss tail of spine, closed tears (now protected). 401 pp clean and tight. Endpaper maps. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. A novel of Cook's first voyage of discovery, subtitled "A novel of unknown seas and a fabled shore passaged with coral reefs and magnetical islands, of shipwreck and a lonely haven. The true story of the last of the great navigators, his bark and the men in her." (Note: D/j has "and and" after "shipwreck" in the title"). $18.00

[107] Bombeck, Erma. I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Grow Up, I Want to go to Boise. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow cloth and d/w encased in "contact" cover. Unclipped d/w v/g. 174 pp, clean and bright. Children survivng cancer. $10.00

[379] Bonner, Paul Hyde. Hotel Talleyrand. Sydney: Invincible Press, 1953. First Australian Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Brown cloth boards mildly bumped, faded at edges else vg. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped, rubbed, torn head of spine, but good. (Now protected). 396 pp tight, minor foxing, edges soiled, slightly cocked. Felt pen number back endpaper. $20.00

[267] Bosse, Malcolm. Captives of Time. London: Hutchinson, 1987. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slight shelf wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 264 pp clean and tight. Light foxing both endpapers and edges. A vivid and dramatic novel of the savagery and sophistication of 14th Century Europe. $16.00

[404] Boyer, Richard L. The Giant Rat of Sumatra. London: W H Allen, 1977. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards mildly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed at top and back else fine (now protected). 216 pp clean and tight. Very scarce Sherlockian saga "much as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would have written it were he alive today". $400.00

[292] Bradbury, Bianca. The Three Keys. ill. MacLean, Robert. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Decorative Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Sand coloured decorative cloth boards, brown spine title and front board keys logo fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed, chipped head of spine, else fine (now protected). 171 pp, clean and tight. B/w illust. Stated "First Printing C". A story for children about real boys in a real neighbourhood. $30.00

[76] Braddon, Russell. Gabriel Comes to 24. London: Hutchinson, 1958. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Black cloth vg. Spine slightly bumped else vg. Title chipped but clear. 256 pp., text clean throughout, except for small stain in gutter from frontis to pp 11. Minor foxing front and rear endpapers. Attack on 1950's psychiatric wards and administration. $20.00

[485] Bradman, Sir Donald (introduction). Bradman's First Tour. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1981. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards small bump foot of spine else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 159 pp clean and tight. Illust with b/w photographs. Compiled from eye witness newspaper reports and commentaries written during the 1930 tour. $40.00

[363] Breeden, Robert L (editor). The Ocean Realm. Washington: The National Geographic Society, 1978. First Edition. 26cm x 18cm. Decorative Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards with stunning butterfly fish design fine. Unclipped d/j small tears to extremities (repaired with archival tape) vg (now protected). 200 pp crisp and tight (probably unread). Colour photos as only National Geographic can do. Index. $20.00

[276] Brent of Bin Bin (written by Miles Franklin). Prelude to Waking. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1950. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards sunned, damp stain corner back, foot of spine, else vg. Spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, some loss, severe foxing inside (now protected). 245 pp tight. browned, severe foxing foredge. The fourth Brent of Bin Bin book, and the reviewers still puzzled over the identity of the author. All agreed, however, that it was a man! $25.00

[178] Brewer, Stella. The Forest Dwellers. London: Collins, 1978. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards bumped but vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail else vg (now protected). 254 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust. Incredible story of one woman's devotion to captive chimpanzees and her efforts to re-establish them in the wild. $8.00

[149] Brookes, Mabel. Riders of Time. ill. Freedman, Harold. Melbourne: MacMillan, 1967. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Good + / Good. Maroon cloth boards slightly stained head and tail, else good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, rubbed but good (now protected).218 pp, illust., head and foredge of text block soiled but good. Text clean and bright. Faint foxing both endpapers. Dame Mabel examines life in Australia in the 19th century, as remembered by her grandmother. $20.00

[418] Brooks, Karen R. It's Time, Cassandra Klein. ill. McBride, Mark. Port Melbourne: Lothian Books, 2001. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Paperback. Inscribed By Author. Fine / No Jacket - as Issued. Uncirculated paperback, inscribed by the author 20 July 2001 (Book launch date). 240 pp unread. Book One in a three part series and predicted to become a best seller amongst teenage readers. This is an opportunity to obtain a signed first edition before the price gets out of hand. $22.00

[402] Browne, Edith A. Peeps at Many Lands: South America. London: A & C Black, 1915. First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Brown decorative cloth boards chipped, scuffed, soiled, spine torn near top but holding. Front board illust. has traces of scribble. 88 pp tight, mostly clean, foxing near ends. Prev owner's name verso front flyleaf. 12 full-page colour illustrations listed - missing 3 (page 9, 48 & 73). Scarce first edition still collectable despite its faults. $20.00

[471] Burnand, F. C.,. Happy Thoughts. London: Peter Nevill, 1954. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Green cloth boardsmild shelf wear, bottom edge damp stained, spine sunned but good. Unclipped d/j sunned, foxed, chipped head and foot (now protected). 285 pp tight, foxed near endpaers. Foreward by E V Knox. Originally published in 'Punch'. $24.00

[509] Caputo, Philip. Horn of Africa. London: MacDonald, 1981. First British Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Brown cloth boards mild shelf wear else vg. Unclipped d/j curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 486 pp clean and tight. By the author of "A Rumor of War". $30.00

[182] Carlisle, Olga. Solzhenitsyn and the Secret Circle. New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth/paper. Good / Good. Grey paper boards and black cloth spine good. Some damp stain to foot, head sunned. Pink spine title good. Unclipped d/w chipped and soiled, torn at foot (closed) damp stain to foot (now protected). 212 pp clean and tight. Front endpaper small damp stain to foot. The author's account of seven years of collaboration with Solzhenitsyn, culminating in his accusation that she delayed publication of The Gulag Archipelago until after he was expelled from Russia. $10.00

[65] Carr, John Dickson. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. London: John Murray, 1949. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth slight shelf wear. Gilt logo front board and spine title faded but legible. 362 pp. Text clean, block tight. B/w illus (22). Minor foxing. Prev owner's name in ballpoint front endpaper. $18.00

[122] Carter, Jeff. Wild Country. Adelaide: Rigby, 1971. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Brown cloth boards and gold spine title fine. Unclipped d/w lightly soiled and chipped but good. 190 pp., 16 colour plates and 48 b/w plates. Author's experiences in the Australian outback. $20.00

[511] Cavanough, Maurice. The Caulfield Cup: Special Victoria Amateur Turf Club Centenary Edition. Sydney: Jack Pollard, 1976. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards minor shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head but vg (now protected). 524 pp clean and tight. B/w and colour plates. Index. Statistics, List of VATC Members. Introduction by Sir Rupert Clarke. 100 year history of of the Cup from 1875. $30.00

[326] Charbonneau, Louis. The Ice. New York: Donald I Fine, 1991. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Fine. Blue paper boards, grey spine, silver spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 336 pp. bright and tight A novel of Antarctica. $13.00

[358] Charlton, Eddie. Winning Snooker. South Melbourne: MacMillan, 1976. First Edition. 25cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards slightly rubbed and bumped but vg. Gilt spine title vg. 113 pp clean and tight. Illust. in colour. A comprehensive snooker instruction book by former World Champion. $15.00

[289] Chase, Ilka. The Island Players. London: W H Allen, 1956. First British Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Poor. Red cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped, closed tears (some loss) sellotape stains inside (now protected). 253 pp, clean and tight, slightly yellowed. Minor foxing near extremities. Novel which pokes gentle fun at the theatrical profession on a Caribbean Island. $15.00

[163] Chase, James Hadley. I Would Rather Stay Poor. London: The Thriller Book Club, 1962. First Thus. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards rubbed, small chips, else vg. Black spine title good. 192 pp., tight and clean. Slight foxing few pages front and back. 52nd novel by "the most remarkable among British and American thriller writers" (London Star quote). Stated "First published in Great Britain 1962". $6.00

[424] Chisolm, Alec H.,. Nature Fantasy in Australia. London: J M Dent, 1932. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards soiled, mildly rubbed else vg. 196 pp clean and tight. Colour frontis, endpaper map and 80 sepia photographs. Index. Glossary of bird names. $35.00

[119] Chorley, Katharine. Arthur Hugh Clough: The Uncommitted Mind. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Dark blue cloth boards good. Gilt spine title clean. 372 pp., slightly yellowed but text clean and block tight. Cancelled ex University of Queensland Library. Library marks to endpaper, front flyleaf and cancellation stamp punched through to title page. $25.00

[304] Cilento, Diane. The Manipulator. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. First Edition. 21cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly dull but vg. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j (designed by Sean Connery) near fine (now protected). 190 pp clean and tight. Set in Acapulco, Mexico, this is the first novel by the delightful former actress and ex-wife of Connery, Australian Diane Cilento. $30.00

[507] Clark, Mavis Thorpe. No Mean Destiny: The Story of the War Widows' Guild of Australia 1945-85. ill. Photographs. South Yarra Victoria: Hyland House, 1986. First Edition. 25cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth boards, front board illust and white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine, now protected. 288 pp crisp and tight. Foredge lightly foxed. Index. B/w photographs. Prev owner bookplate half title page. $20.00

[367] Cleary, Jon. A Sound of Lightning. London: Collins, 1976. First British Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Grey cloth boards rubbed, cocked, small damp stain at foot but good. Unclipped d/j damp stain at foot, minor creases but bright. (now protected). 285 pp clean and tight. Ex libris (stamps and tape stains to endpapers). $15.00

[320] Cleary, Jon. Helga's Web. London: Collins, 1970. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Grey cloth boards mildly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, closed tear, minor loss (now protected). 287 pp mostly clean and tight (minor soiling a few pages). Spine slightly cocked. Ex libris stamp back flyleaf. New front flyleaf tipped in. Minor Sellotape stains both endpapers. Probably Cleary's best novel, continuing the story of Australian detective Scobie Malone. $12.00

[502] Cleary, Jon. Season of Doubt. London: Collins, 1968. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Grey cloth boards mild shelf wear else fine. Clipped d/j spine sunned else vg. (now protected). 255 pp clean and tight. Endpapers foxed. $20.00

[59] Cleary, Jon. Winter Chill. London: Harper Collins, 1995. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. blue cloth, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/w clean and bright. 270 pp, text clean, very slight water stain foot of last 60 pages. $10.00

[SB553] Clouston, J. Storer. The Man from the Clouds. London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1918. First Colonial Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Or blue cloth faded, soiled, remnant of library label front board. 338 pp paper foxed, minor soiling throughout. Number stamp front endpaper and flyleaf. Scarce first edition "Only for Circulation in India and British Colonies". A bit grubby but collectible. $50.00

[11] Clune, Frank. Bound for Botany Bay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1964. First Edition. Cloth. Good / Fair. Boards good, text clean. Foxing and tape stains to end papers. Block tight. Pp xvi + 204. Tape stains inside d/w, otherwise clean. $40.00

[SB522] Clune, Frank. Saga of Sydney: The Birth, Growth and Maturity of the Mother City of Australia. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1962. Reprint. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards bumped, top edge sunned but good. Unclipped d/j chipped, missing 3 cm top front, soiled (now protected). 347 pp plus b/w photographs. Full author inscription half-title to Ben Jones and one from Ben Jones to "Freda" verso flyleaf. Map endpapers slightly foxed. Old price in ink front flyleaf. $40.00

[515] Clune, Frank. Roaming Round New Zealand: The Story of a Holiday Trip. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1956. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title and kiwi logo all vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot (now protected). 322 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. Bibliography. Map endpapers. $20.00

[9] Clyne, Peter. The Law of Meetings. Sydney: Rydge Publications, 1971. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine / No Jacket. pp xxxi, 287. A comprehensive book on the law of meetings. $18.00

[193] Cochran, Jacqueline & Brinley, Maryann Bucknum. Jackie Cochrane: An Autobiography. New York: Bantam Books, 1987. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Blue paper boards slightly rubbed else vg. Cream cloth spine vg. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed, yellowed head and tail else vg.(now protected). 358 pp clean and tight. Index. B/w illust. "The greatest woman pilot in aviation history; first woman to break the sound barrier etc." Published seven years after her death in 1980 and based on her notes, this is the biography/autobiography of a remarkable pilot. $20.00

[491] Cohen, Daniel & Cohen, Susan. 500 Great Films. ill. Photographs. London: Bison Books, 1987. First Edition. 31cm x 24cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards fine. Unclipped d/j near fine (now protected). 256 pp crisp and tight. Illust. colour and b/w photographs. Alphabetical listing of some of the greatest films ever screened. Index. $20.00

[161] Coleman, Terry. Southern Cross. Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards faded, slightly bumped. Silver spine title vg. 445 pp, tight and clean. Foredge and foot of block minor stains. Pictorial endpapers very minor foxing else fine. Coleman's first novel, based on early Australia 1802-1854. $8.00

[375] Cooper, Jilly. Intelligent and Loyal: A Celebration of the Mongrel. ill. Wood, Graham (Photographer). London: Eyre Methuen, 1981. First Edition. 25cm x 20cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Red cloth boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine. (Now protected). 222 pp clean and tight. Edges slightly soiled. Many photographs in b/w and sepia. $15.00

[319] Costain, Thomas B. The Tontine. ill. Ryman, Herbert. London: Collins, 1956. First British Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards faded, back and spine sunned, spine professionally repaired. 928 pp tight, paper mildly browned, foxed near front and back and edges. Novel spanning most of the 19th century - tracing a human gamble which wanders from England to America, Jamaica and Bermuda until only one man, winner of the Tontine, is left. $8.00

[SB559] Cousteau, Jen-Michel and Richards, Mose. Cousteau's Australia. ill. Photographs. Surry Hills NSW: Reader's Digest, 1993. First Australian Edition. 29cm x 24cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, white front title and spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j near fine. 176 pp bright and tight. Colour illust. throughout. $25.00

[462] Crago, Brian & Judy. The Beginner's Book of Show Jumping. Adelaide: Rigby, 1977. First Australian Edition. 26cm x 19cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards stained, rubbed, but good. Unclipped d/j damp stained inside and back, mildly rubbed but good (now protected). 128 pp tight. Damp stain lower third throughout. Illust. Introduction by Bertalan de Nemethy. Scarce title reduced to clear. $20.00

[SB252] Creighton, Christopher & Hynd, Noel. The Khrushchev Objective. London: W H Allen, 1988. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Red cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 384 pp tight, slighly yellowed, edges soiled, else vg. Intriguing novel based on facts surrounding the discovery of the remains of Commander Crabb, a former British war hero and underwater expert, found dead in the water near Khrushchev's ship in England in 1956. Creighton is a former British Intelligence officer. $22.00

[174] Crick, Donald. The Moon to Play with. Adelaide: Rigby, 1981. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards bumped head and tail but vg. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail, bright (now protected). 215 pp, clean and tight. Satirical novel of a religious cult down-under. $12.00

[69] Cronin, A. J.. Adventures in Two Worlds. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1952. First Australian Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth bumped, faded and dull. Spine sunned. 307 pp., text mostly clean but some foxing. Prev owner's name and address on title page. $16.00

[71] Cronin, A. J.. The Green Years. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1945. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Decorative green cloth boards scuffed but fair. Spine poor (title readable). Bumped. 280 pp, text clean but pages browned. $25.00

[77] Curie, Eve. Madame Curie. Melbourne: William Heinemann Ltd, 1945. First Australian Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fair / No Jacket. Orig. tan cloth grubby and bumped. 397 pp., text clean, block firm. Foxing to rear endpaper. Front endpaper removed (can replace professionally with like colour before sale if required). B/w illus. Genuine First Aust. edition (not 1947 edition as claimed elswhere). $18.00

[513] Cusack, Dymphna . Heat Wave in Berlin. London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards minor shelf wear else vg. Clipped d/j chipped, rubbed, spine sunned (now protected). 268 pp paper mildly yellowed, cocked. Prev. owners name front flyleaf. $20.00

[278] Cusack, Dymphna and James, Florence. Come in Spinner. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1950. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Poor. Red cloth boards sunned, rubbed. White spine title and front board title good. Clipped d/j chipped, long closed tears, pasted onto backing for support (now protected). 416 pp block slightly cocked but stitching firm. Heavy foxing near back, lighter near front. Two prev. owner's names front endpaper. Dedicated to Miles Franklin, this scarce first edition is abridged - a much fuller version was published in 1988. A prize winning novel about Sydney. $20.00

[175] D'Alpuget, Blanche. Robert J. Hawke - A Biography. Melbourne: Schwartz , 1982. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. White cloth boards faintly soiled and bumped but vg. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/w rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 418 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust, bibliography. An authorized biography of the charismatic Union leader who later went on to become Labour Prime Minister of Australia. Author is now his wife. $18.00

[235] Dane, Clemence (pseud. Winifred Ashton). Broome Stages. London: Heinemann, 1931. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Brown cloth boards bumped at corners, rubbed, else vg. Gilt spine title and front board title and device fine. 703 pp clean and tight. Page edges mildly foxed. Prev. owner's name and date front flyleaf. Good copy at very competitive price. $26.00

[56] Dark, Eleanor. Waterway. London: Collins, 1938. First Edition. 21cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth faded, spine faded but white title clear. 445 pp. Foxing to endpapers and very slight foxing some text pages, otherwise text very good. Binding tight. Very scarce 1st edition (1st Australian ed printed 8 years later, in 1946, on poor paper). $40.00

[261] Davis, Wade. The Serpent and the Rainbow. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Very Good. Mauve paper boards fine, purple spine cloth fine, silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed else fine (now protected). 298 pp, clean and tight, index. Prev. owner's name top and foot of block. A combination of anthropological investigation and personal adventure which illuminates the phenomenon of zombification and vodoun mystique in Haiti. $15.00

[SB542] Dawson, Herbert Henry. Smoky Dawson: a Life. ill. Hart, Pro. Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1985. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards minor shelf rub. Unclipped d/j two minor tears (closed) else vg. 237 pp tight and bright. Colour and b/w illustrations by Pro Hart. Intro. by R. M. Williams. Publisher's Review slip laid in. $25.00

[139] De Wet, H. Olaf. The Valley of the Shadow. ill. The Author. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1949. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Black cloth boards bumped head and foot. Spine title faded but good. 298 pp, 4 Illust. text block tight. Some foxing and browning but text clean. Book seller's stamp front fly leaf. Chilling account of author's activities as a French secret agent and his imprisonment by the Gestapo. $25.00

[SB575] Deane, Rev. Wallace. The Strange Adventures of a Whale's Tooth: a Missionary Story of Fiji for Young People and Others. ill. Photographs. Sydney: The Methodist Book Depot, 1919. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards soiled, minr stains esle vg. Spine mildly sunned. Front board illust. paste down good. 169 pp + adverts. Mostly clean (Occassional soiling or foxing). Illust (15 photographs). Prev. owner name front flyleaf. Scarce. $90.00

[196] Deans, Esther. Leaves of Life. Creating Therapy Gardens for People with Disabilities. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1991. First Edition. 24cm x 18cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Green cloth boards, white spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 66 pp tight and bright. Colour and b/w illust. Index. Forward by Valerie Swane O.B.E. Based on author's low maintenance, no dig philosophy, book focuses on plants that tantalise the senses. $18.00

[SB536] Delaney, Re. Father W. J. & Dawes, John. They Passed This Way. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Devonshire Press, First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. No date. (c. 1970). Red cloth boards mild shelf wear else vg. Gilt spine title chipped but good. 166 pp tight. Two pages dog eared, two creased. Text clean. B/w plates. Map end papers. History of St Mary's Parish, Concord, NSW. $30.00

[494] Denbigh, K.G.,. An Inventive Universe. London: Hutchinson, 1975. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else vg (now protected). 220 pp clean and tight. Index. Scientific study of "what goes on in time" in a language the layman can understand. $20.00

[142] Dennis, C J. Jim of the Hills. ill. Gye Hal. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1919. First Edition. 19cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green decorative cloth boards faded, rubbed, but still readable. Printed spine title good. 2 colour plates by Gye. 94 pp + 4 pp Angus & Robertson book list. Text block tight and clean. Very slight damp stain in gutter at front. Scarce book of twelve poems by the author of "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke". $30.00

[187] Denton, Peter. Elliott. a Biography of John D. Elliott. St Peters NSW: Little Hills Press, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. White cloth boards slightly bumped else vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w bumped, chipped on front foredge (some loss) (now protected). 266 pp., block tight, pages slightly yellowed, b/w illust., index. Biography of Elliott from childhood in suburban Melbourne to corporate high flyer in the 80's and his attempted takeover of BHP. $15.00

[284] Deutch, Yvonne. Weaving and Spinning. London: Marshall Cavendish, 1977. First Edition. 25cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine (now protected). 136 pp, tight, occassional minor foxing. 103 colour photographs, 45 colour illust, 61 colour diagrams and 4 b/w. Expert instruction on spinning and weaving from beginner to advanced. $18.00

[79] Dickens, Monica. The Listeners. London: Heinemann, 1970. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Blue cloth good. Gilt spine title fine. Spine bumped head and foot. D/w trimmed approx 5mm head and foot: clean but rubbed. 311 pp., text clean. block tight. Front endpaper removed (can replace professionally with like paper before sale if required). $15.00

[239] Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. London: Heinemann, 1978. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Tan cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled else fine (now protected). 210 pp clean and bright. B/w illust., index. Autobiography of descendant of Charles Dickens and celebrated author in her own right. $12.00

[SB551] Diver, Maud. Lilamani: a Study of Possibilities. London: Hutchinson, 1911. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards stained , some insect damage. Gilt title partly obscured. 424 pp, paper mildly yellowed and foxed. Ep's foxed. Prev. owner inscription front flyleaf. Bookseller embossed stamp top of title. Occasional foredge stain not effecting text. Scarce. $30.00

[337] Donaldson, Stephen. Gilden-Fire. ill. Goodfellow, Peter. London: Collins, 1983. First British Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 94 pp clean and tight. Minor foxing to endpapers. B/w illust. A previously untold episode from "The Illearth War" $17.00

[336] Donaldson, Stephen. White Gold Wielder. London: Collins, 1983. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 509 pp clean and tight. Edges slightly yellowed and foxed. Endpapers foxed. The final volume in "The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant" and the sixth in the fantasy series which has built up a large cult following. $15.00

[341] Donovan, Grahame. Clown in the Cockpit. Lavenham Suffolk UK: Terence Dalton Ltd, 1977. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Cream cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 154 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index. Repaired tear front flyleaf. A lighthearted look at sailing the rivers, canals and estuaries of Britain. $18.00

[480] Douglas, Meg, & Saddler, Peg.,. Australian Embroidery Design: a Creative Approach. Ringwood, Victoria: Viking O'Neil, 1988. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow boards very slight shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled else vg (Now protected). 109 pp crisp and tight. Illust by drawings and photographs. $20.00

[461] Drury, Allen. Advise and Consent. London: Collins, 1960. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j sunned, minor tears to edges, foxing inside (now protected). 638 pp clean and tight. Offsetting near endpapers. Foredge untrimmed. Ownership name front flyleaf, bookplate front ep. $40.00

[293] Du Venct, Honey. The Art of Loving. French's Forest NSW: Rainbow Books, 1986. First Australian Edition. 28cm x 21cm. Pictorial Cover. Fine / Very Good. Photographic glossy boards, red on white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j, small closed tear, mildly rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 220 pp clean and bright. Evocatively illustrated in colour with drawings and photographs. Index. A sensitive "how to" guide to sex and loving. $15.00

[295] Duggan, Eileen (Ed). Blazing the Trail in the Solomons. Sydney: Dominion Publishing Co, 1935. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Maroon cloth boards soiled, faded. Black spine title and front board title faded. 170 pp, slightly loose, foxed, edges soiled. Map, 20 b/w illust. Letters of a Catholic Priest in the North Solomons (now Bougainville) during the late 1920's and early 30's. Ex Bush Book Club library. Bookplate front flyleaf. $15.00

[314] Durrell, Gerald. Fillets of Plaice. London: Collins, 1971. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 191 pages, block slightly cocked, minor foxing on edges and endpapers else fine. Wit and a sharp eye for detail again show brilliantly in this addition to the Durrell chronicles. $10.00

[399] Early, Robert. A Time of Madness. Salisbury, Rhodesia: Graham Publishing, 1977. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Poor. Black cloth boards very light shelf wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j torn in two (most of back missing) front and turn-ins good. 269 pp clean and tight. Top edge soiled. Prev owner's inscription front flyleaf. Townsend's (Salisbury, Rhodesia) bookshop sticker front endpaper. Scarce. $30.00

[198] Ebbett, Eve. Victoria's Daughters. New Zealand Women of the Thirties. Sydney: AH & AW Reed, 1981. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good + / Very Good +. Blue cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j turned at head else fine (now protected). 165 pp, clean and tight. Prev owner's inscription front flyleaf. More than 100 b/w illust. Hard to find in this condition. An in depth look at women in New Zealand during the 1930's. $30.00

[411] Eckert, Fred J. Fiji: Pacific Paradise. ill. The Author. London: Bison Books, 1986. First Edition. 31cm x 27cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards mildly rubbed else fine. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j minor rubbing else vg (now protected). 96 pp clean and tight. Stunning colour photographs throughout. Map. Illust endpapers. $20.00

[172] Edwards, Henry & Zanetta, Tony. Stardust. The David Bowie Story. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Red paper and black cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/w vg (now protected). 433 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust. Biography of the pop star who has always thrived on change. His many colours, his many sides, his many lives are vividly portrayed in Stardust. $15.00

[370] Ekert-Rotholz, Alice. Marie Bonnard. London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. First British Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards near fine, gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j torn head and foot of spine (some loss) (now protected). 477 pp clean and tight. Top edge soiled. Translated from German by Michael Bullock $15.00

[273] England, E. M. House of Bondage. Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade, Presumed First. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Red cloth boards mild edge wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, small loss foot of spine (now protected). 269 pp tight, browned. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. Foxing to both endpapers. Scarce. A stormy romance set in Queensland. $20.00

[312] Epstein, Edward Jay. Legend, the Secret World of Lee Harvey Oswald. London: Hutchinson, 1978. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Very Good. Orange paper boards, black cloth spine, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j slightly chipped head and tail, small closed tear (now protected). 382 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., notes, index. Reveals the secret accounts of spies, double agents, purges, and interrogations in the life of Oswald and his involvement with three intelligence agencies. $12.00

[299] Fadden, Arthur W. They Called Me Artie. Milton Qld: Jacaranda, 1969. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards scuffed but good. Gilt spine title vg. 196 pp tight, clean. B/w illust, index. Memoirs of Country Party Leader, Sir Arthur Fadden, briefly Prime Minister in 1941, leader of the Opposition until 1943 and Treasurer under Menzies. $15.00

[481] Faine, Brad. The New Guide to Screen Printing. ill. Photographs. Brookvale NSW: Simon & Schuster, 1989. First Edition. 30 cm x 23 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards mild shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j bumped at head else vg. (now protected). 144 pp crisp and tight. Many colour photographs. Ownership stamp front and back endpapers. $50.00

[243] Farre, Rowena. A Time from the World. London: Hutchinson, 1962. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Maroon cloth boards slightly bumped head and tail else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, browned inside, around edges and spine (now protected). 190 pp tight, slightly yellowed but clean. 9 pp b/w illust. Glossary of gypsy terms. Pictorial endpapers. The autho's adventures while travelling with gypsies, tramps etc. $18.00

[500] Farwell, George. Last Days in Paradise. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1964. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Salmon cloth boards near fine, gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j mild shelf wear (now protected). 223 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. Author's return to Tahiti after an absence of 25 years. $30.00

[380] Fielden, Lionel. The Natural Bent. London: Andre Deutsch, 1960. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards mildly rubbed, spine has small hole effecting one letter of author's name. Gilt title otherwise vg. Unclipped d/j chipped at head and foot, small hole in spine effecting author name. (Now protected). 336 pp clean and tight, slightly cocked. Minor foxing near ends and edges soiled. $25.00

[191] Fingleton, David. Kiri Te Kanawa: a Biography. London: Collins, 1982. First Edition. 25cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and foot, foxed inside turn-ins else vg. (now protected) 192 pp, index, b/w illust., clean and tight. Prev owner's inscription front fly leaf. Biography of brilliant New Zealand soprano, created a Dame in 1982. $18.00

[28] Fleming, Ian. For Your Eyes Only. London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. First Edition. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Scarce. This copy with clean black boards, white stamped front board. Gilt spine creased but firm. 252 pp. Text clean, very slight page edge foxing. $450.00

[352] Forbes, Duncan. The Heart of Nepal. London: The Travel Book Club, 1962. First British Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards mild shelf wear, spine faded.. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, some loss to extremities. 192 pp clean and tight (some foxing near front and back). Index. Map. Corners of some pages have been folded and straightened again. Author was a Major in the Royal Army Education Corps. $20.00

[130] Forrest, David. The Last Blue Sea. Melbourne: Heinemann, in Association with ABS, 1959. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth very good. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped head and foot, slightly soiled but good. 271 pp., textblock tight and clean. Slight foxing to both endpapers. Small bookseller's stamp front endpaper.Award winning novel set in New Guinea during WWII. $10.00

[24] Forsyth, Frederick. The Fourth Protocol. London: Guild Publishing, 1984. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good / Good. 1st UK edition. Black cloth, silver title, red logo. 448 pp. Unclipped d/w slightly rubbed. Owner's name on fly leaf. $12.00

[26] Forsyth, Frederick. The Odessa File. London: Hutchinson, 1972. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. black cloth, silver title and logo. 310 pp. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed and chipped. D/w has stained end papers. $22.00

[SB519] Forsyth, Frederick. The Fourth Protocol. London: Hutchinson, 1984. Uncorrected Proof. 22cm x 14cm. Soft Cover. Galley/Proof. Very Good / Very Good. Uncorrected proof of 1st UK edition. Publisher's orange paper covers. Dust jacket rubbed, top rolled but vg. 448 pp, cocked, slightly soiled at edges else vg. $80.00

[383] Francis, A D.. The Wine Trade. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1972. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards mildly bumped else vg. Silver spine title fine. Clipped d/j rubbed, small stain on back else vg. (now protected). 353 pp clean and tight. Index. Appendices, Bibliography, three maps. Major work on the English wine trade, especially with Portugal, from the 15th century. $90.00

[75] Fraser, George MacDonald. Mr American. London: Collins, 1980. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Tan cloth fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slight folding head and foot else fine. 574 pp., text bright, block tight. Small ex library stamp and ballpoint number front endpaper. An excellent copy at a bargain price. $18.00

[SB544] Frith, David. Cricket's Golden Summer: Paintings in a Garden. ill. Wright, Gerry. London: Pavilion/Michael Joseph, 1985. First Edition. 28cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth mildly sunned at edges else vg. Unclipped D/j lightly soiled else vg. 64 pp bright and tight. Colour illust by Wright. $25.00

[457] Froy, Herald (Keith Waterhouse). Can This be Love?. ill. Francksen, Jill. London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1960. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards faded but good. Gilt spine title fine. Price clipped d/j mildly soiled and chipped (now protected). 205 pp clean and tight. Illust endpapers. B/w illust by Jill Francksen. A scarce "Froydian" look at the world of love, through the eyes of British Playwright Waterhouse. $120.00

[50] Galsworthy, John. Swan Song. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1928. First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth fair, bottom foredge corners bumped. Spine thin. Gilt title and logo on cover good. Gilt title on spine faded but mostly readable. Block tight, 347 pp., text clean. Rear endpaper foxed. In good condition for age. Stated1st edition. $15.00

[SB562] Gardner, John. Nobody Lives for Ever. London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1986. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good +. Or. black cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j slightly chipped on spine. minor roll to head else vg (now protected). 192 pp clean and tight. Scarce. $60.00

[129] Gardner, John. Licence Renewed. London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Black cloth clean but rubbed. Gilt spine title fine. 270 pp, text block tight. Slight page yellowing, else good. Small paper loss top of front fly leaf. A fair copy of John Gardner's first James Bond novel, dedicated to Ian Fleming. $8.00

[SB266] Gebler, Ernest. A Week in the Country. London: Hutchinson, 1958. First UK Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail (small loss) foxed, spine sunned (now protected). 315 pp clean and tight. Foxing to endpapers and edges. A novel set in the Cumbrian hills and developed with the purposeful generosity of a master. $25.00

[SB556] Gillingham, John. Cromwell: Portrait of a Soldier. ill. Photographs. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1976. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rolled else fine (now protected). 149 pp clean and tight. B/w plates. Index. Maps. $45.00

[484] Glover, Anne. Victorian Treasures from the La Trobe Collection State Library of Victoria. ill. Photographs. South Melbourne: MacMillan, 1980. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards vg. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed (now protected). 80 pp clean and tight. Colour and b/w photographs by E R Rotherham. $20.00

[211] Goldman, James. Fulton County. New York: William Morrow, 1989. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Very Good. Beige paper boards, maroon cloth spine, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled else fine (now protected). 414 pp clean and tight. Contemporary novel of sexual intrigue in a small town. Paradise will never be the same again. $12.00

[7] Goodale, Sir Ernest. Weaving and the Warners . Leigh-on-sea: F Lewis Publishers Ltd, 1971. First Edition. 29cm x 23cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. 58 pp, 145 illustrations. text clean and good. Red cloth cover marked and faded. Spine yellowed and gilt title lost. Gilt title on front board good. Owner's name on end paper. Scarce book on the major weaving firm celebrating 100 years. Reduced due to condition of cover. $40.00

[166] Gordon, Richard. Doctor in the Swim. London: Michael Joseph, 1962. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title and white illust. fine. 189 pp, tight, minor foxing, clean. Clipped d/w chipped head & tail, foxed esle vg. (now protected). The 9th book in the Doctor series. $12.00

[287] Gordon, Richard. Doctor in Love. London: Michael Joseph, 1957. First Edition - Second Impression. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth boards fine. Gilt and white spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped, soiled (now protected). 188 pp tight, minoe foxing near front and back. Book # 5 in the Doctor series. Remember chauvinism? $15.00

[210] Gould, Lois. La Presidenta. New York: Linden Press, 1981. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow paper boards and blue cloth spine slight shelf wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j small hole in spine else fine (now protected). 349 pp clean and tight. Remainder mark botton of block. Novel of a fictitious Latin American President and his bride. $9.00

[317] Green, Gerald. The Last Angry Man. London: Longmans Green and Co, 1957. First British Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards slightly rubbed. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, browned (now protected). 494 pp tight, minor soiling. Minor foxing endpapers and edges. Novel of a radical Brooklyn doctor and the disturbing difference between the doers and the talkers. $11.00

[366] Greenleaf, Margery. Banner Over Me: a Tale of the Norman Conquest. ill. Mikolaycak, Charles. Chicago: Follett Publishing Co, 1968. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards very mild shelf wear, slightly cocked, else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped, torn head and foot, small loss head and foot of spine (now protected). 288 pp clean and tight. foredge soiled. B/w illust. Prev. owner's name copyright page and last page of author's note. $15.00

[356] Grumbach, Doris. The Ladies. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1985. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Blue cloth boards near fine, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 210 pp clean and tight. Front free end paper missing else over-all description would be fine. $18.00

[237] Guareschi, Giovanni. Don Camillo's Dilemma. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1954. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards fine. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, browned spine (now protected). 255 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. Translated from Italian by Frances Frenaye. $20.00

[488] Gunston, Bill. Classic Aircraft: Fighters. Profiles of Major Combat Aircraft in Aviation History. London: Hamlyn, 1978. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards near fine. Clipped d/j slightly curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 160 pp tight. Paper mildly yellowed at edges. Colour and B/w illust. $30.00

[397] Halligan, Marion. Wishbone. Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia, 1994. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Black cloth boards, white spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine (now protected). 235 pp clean and tight. $18.00

[SB262] Hamilton, George Rostrevor. Collected Poems and Epigrams. London: Heinemann, 1958. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Grey cloth boards mildly soiled else fine. Gilt on blue spine label fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, closed tears, rubbed (now protected). 356 pp clean and tight. Foxing both endpapers and page edges. Prev. owner's inscription front flyleaf. Scarce. $42.00

[70] Harben, Will N.. Dixie Hart. New York: Harper & Bros, 1910. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Orig. blue cloth faded and bumped. Decorative front board fair. Spine faded but fair. 340 pp., text mostly clean ( a few stains and some foxing). Professionally re-bound (new endpapers). $10.00

[365] Harris, John. The Claws of Mercy. London: Hurst & Blackett, 1955. First British Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Green cloth boards very mild shelf wear, else vg. Silver spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and foot, 10 cm tear across front, back soiled, (now protected). 311 pp clean and tight. Mild foxing on edges and near endpapers. Prev. owner's inscription front endpaper. $40.00

[264] Harris, John. The Victors. ill. Elmes, Oliver. London: Hutchinson, 1975. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, closed tears (some loss) soiled (now protected). 151 pp clean and tight. Edges mildly soiled. B/w illust. Foxing both endpapers. Juvenile novel featuring airman Martin Falconer. $15.00

[322] Harvey, Andrew. One Last Mirror. London: Jonathan Cape, 1985. First British Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 150 pp clean, tight and bright. A moving love story which develops between a 70 year old Sri Lankan woman and a 25 year old Englishman. $25.00

[181] Hattersley, Roy. Nelson. New York: Saturday Review Press, 1974. First Edition. 26cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards vg, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped at head, closed tear (1 cm), rubbed else vg. 223 pp, tight, minor foxing. Index, 110 colour and b/w illust. Pictorial endpapers lightly foxed. Authoritative biography of Horatio Nelson by former British Minister of Defence. $20.00

[473] Hay, John. The Invasion. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1968. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards, gilt spine label near fine. Unclipped d/j soiled, chipped head and foot of spine (now protected). 193 pp clean and tight. Edges foxed. $25.00

[368] Hayter, Adrian. Sheila in the Wind. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Maroon cloth boards very slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mild shelf wear, foot of spine 2 cm tear, spine sunned (now protected). 319 pp clean and tight. Edges soiled. B/w photographs. Six year single handed voyage from UK to NZ in 32 ft yawl. $15.00

[499] Heffernan, William. The Corsican. London: Granada, 1983. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Red cloth boards mild dent at back else fine. Unclipped d/j dent at back else fine (now protected). 558 pp tight and bright. $25.00

[102] Heimer, Mel. West Wind. London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1965. First British Edition. 20cm x 14 Cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth soiled but good. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/w foxed and chipped. 384 pp., text block tight, endpapers foxed else clean. $6.00

[232] Herbert, A. P. Plain Jane. London: T Fisher Unwin, 1927. First Edition. 19cm x 12cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards rubbed and bumped but good. Gilt spine title vg. Gilt dancing couple on front board fine. 144 pp, clean, tight. Professionally repaired (new front endpaper). B/w illust. throughout. Prev. owner's name on half title. Humorous poetry of the 1920's. $16.00

[421] Hewitt, Anthony. Bridge with Three Men: Across China to the Western Heaven in 1942. London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Near Fine / Near Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j near fine (now protected). 225 pp clean and tight. Illust. b/w photographs. Introduction by Sir John Mills, CBE. Endpaper maps. Signed by author on title page and inscribed on half title. Epic escape by author and two other prisoners from Japanese at Hong Kong. $60.00

[190] Higham, Charles. Wallis: Secret Lives of the Duchess of Windsor. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 419 pp. b/w illust., index, block tight. Minor yellowing to pages edges and foredge soiled. Portrays Wallis as treacherous, complex, and brilliant. The definitive biography of the Duchess of Windsor. $14.00

[40] Hill, Susan. Mrs De Winter. London: Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd, 1993. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Sequel to Daphne du Maurier's "Rebecca". Black cloth boards, white title on spine v/g. 349 pp, text fine. Unclipped d/w v/g. D/w and front board bumped in centre but barely noticeable. $8.00

[143] Hill-Willis, C H (Capt). On Their Majesties Service. Newtown, Victoria: Neptune Press, 1983. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Good + / Good +. Pale blue boards sunned. Gilt spine title good with small loss. Unclipped pictorial d/j chipped head and tail, one scuff mark on back, now protected. 249 pp with 21 b/w illust. Text clean and tight. Inscribed by author : "with regards and best wishes (signature) 31.VII.84 ". A scarce copy of this autobiography of a master mariner who served on thirty ships from 1912 to 1975. $30.00

[44] Hilton, Margaret & Blundell, Graeme. Whiteley, an Unauthorised life . Sydney: Pan MacMillan, 1996. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Fluoro pink (what else?) cloth and endpapers. 321 pp. incl. index, 16 pp b/w illust. The life of artist Brett Whiteley. This book is in as new condition. $25.00

[270] Hinton, Alan. Shells of New Guinea and the Central Indo-Pacific. Port Moresby: Robert Brown & Assoc & Jacaranda Press, 1972. First Edition. 26cm x 20cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly faded else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail, closed tears, soiled (now protected). 94 pp clean and tight. Index, 44 colour plates. Endpaper maps. Prev. owner's inscription (large) verso front flyleaf. Recognised as the authority on this subject. Scarce. $60.00

[167] Holt, Edgar. Politics is People: The Men of the Menzies Era. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1969. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Charcoal coloured boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j faded, chipped, spine sunned (now protected). 144 pp, tight and clean (minor stains pp 60-61 and 72-73) 31 b/w illust. Slight foxing both endpapers. Political biography of Sir Robert Menzies. $18.00

[398] Holton, Hugh. Violent Crimes. New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1997. First Edition. 21cm x 15cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 383 pp crisp and tight. Stated first edition February 1997, first printing. $30.00

[52] Hornaday, William T.. The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition. 21cmx15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Dark green embossed cloth dull, some scuffs. Spine title readble. 328 pp plus 4 pp ads. B/w illus. B/point underlining p 222. Owner's name front flyleaf. Some slight foxing but still a good copy. $15.00

[272] Howard, John Tasker. The World's Great Operas. New York: Random House, 1948. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards mild stain head of spine else vg. Gilt spine title and front board title fine. Unclipped d/j soiled, chipped, small loss (now protected). 488 pp, tight and mostly clean (small stain in gutter first few pages), mild foxing both endpapers and pp 250-1. Appendices. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. Scarcely found with d/j. $25.00

[205] Howarth, Patrick. The Dying Ukrainian. London: The Bodley Head, 1953. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. D/j clipped, chipped head and foot (some loss) (now protected). 208 pp clean and tight. Minor foxing near endpapers. Prev owner's inscription front endpaper. As a former S.O.E. officer who took part in the supply and control of all underground movements in Central Europe during WWII, Howarth has been able to produce a tense thriller built on inside knowledge of subversive missions. $20.00

[80] Howatch, Susan. Sins of the Fathers. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Orig. purple paper boards, maroon cloth spine vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w soiled, chipped head and foot. 608 pp., text clean and tight throughout. Simon & Schuster logo stamped on foot of text block. $12.00

[300] Hudson, Flexmore. As Iron Hills. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1944. First Edition. 19cm x 12cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / Good. Red deco. paper boards vg. Red title labels vg. Clipped paper d/j soiled, browned, chipped head and tail, closed tears (now protected). 151 pp tight, mostly clean (some foxing). Prev. owner's name title page. 60 poems by Queensland born author, teacher. $12.00

[33] Hulbert, James. The Disputed Barricade. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1966. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Brown cloth boards, decorative front board and spine all v/g. 414 pp, text clean. Unclipped d/j chipped, rubbed, spine faded. $20.00

[403] Hulme, Kathryn. Annie's Captain. London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1961. First British Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good +. Blue cloth boards mildly faded near edges, one corner bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly curled and rubbed (now protected). 299 pp clean and tight. Red top edge. By the author of "The Nun's Story". $20.00

[108] Hurd, Douglas & Osmond, Andrew. Scotch on the Rocks. London: Collins, 1971. First Edition. 20cm x 14 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Maroon cloth boards good. Gilt spine title fine. 255 pp., minor foxing else clean and tight. Maps on endpapers good. Political thriller. $8.00

[123] Idriess, Ion L. Coral Sea Calling. ill. Norton, Frank. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1957. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Maroon cloth boards very good, silver spine title and front cover image fine. 239 pp, clean and tight. Illust. end papers and throughout by Norton. Sellotape stains to endpapers. Unclipped d/j small stains head and foot of spine and back, else very good. (Now protected) Good clean copy. Prev owner's bookplate front flyleaf. Foredge tear pp 155/6 repaired with archival tape. $35.00

[152] Innes, Hammond. The Doomed Oasis - a Novel of Arabia. London: Collins, 1960. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth boards bumped head and tail of spine. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/w foxed inside, chipped head and tail with some loss (now protected). 320 pp, text block tight, text clean (minor foxing front and back). Novel about two men and their fight to save an oasis from the encroaching sands of the Empty Quarter of Arabia. $18.00

[294] Innes, Hammond. Angry Mountain. London: Collins, 1950. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards faded esle vg. Spine title faded. 255 pp, slightly cocked, minor browning, professional paper repairs to a few corners and one tear. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. A less than perfect but clean copy of this hard to find book. $15.00

[332] Irvin, Eric. Sydney as it Might Have Been. Dreams That Died on the Drawing Board. Sydney: Alpha Books, 1974. First Edition. 22cm x 29cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Sand coloured cloth illust. boards, red spine title all vg. 157 pp tight. B/w plates. (most visible from verso page but text still clear). Index. Gift inscription to prev. owner front flyleaf. Very interesting view of what might have been. $25.00

[213] Jacobsen, Allan N.. Australia in World Rowing. The Bow-Waves and Strokes. Melbourne: Hill of Content, 1984. First Edition. 24cm x 18cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mild rubbing else fine (now protected). 217 pp clean and tight, b/w illust. light foxing to endpapers. History of national and world rowing by Australians. $22.00

[72] Janney, Russell. The Miracle of the Bells. Melbourne: Invincible Press, 1946. First Australian Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Fair / No Jacket. Blue cloth dull, bumped. Spine sunned. 400 pp. Text block tight, pages foxed, some faint water staining to foredge throughout. Owner's name on endpaper and flyleaf. $8.00

[115] Jarnow, Jill. Sampler Stitchery. New York: Doubleday & Co, 1982. First Edition. 27cm x 19cm. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. Brown imit. leather boards good. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slightly yellowed but good. 174 pp., text clean and tight. A complete guide to creating over 20 charming sampler projects using needlepoint, embroidery, quilting, stencilling and more. $18.00

[250] Jong, Erica. Serenissima - a Novel of Venice. London: Bantam Press, 1987. First British Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Maroon cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 225 pp clean and tight. A story of Venice and a love so great it bends time out of shape. $15.00

[516] Kabawata, Yasunari. House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories. London: Quadriga Press, 1969. First Edition. 22cm x 16cm. Cloth. Near Fine / Good. Red cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j spine sunned, paper browned but good (now protected). 149 pp clean and tight. Minor foredge spotting. Sepia illust. Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker. First English translation of these three stories by 1968 Poet Laureate Yasunari Kawabata. $50.00

[186] Kelly, Jack. The Unexpected Peace. Boston: Gambit, 1969. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Sand and maroon boards vg. Gilt spine title and maroon front title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail, slightly soiled else vg (now protected). 309 pp minor yellowing but clean and tight. Minor soiling edges of block. A bloody, brutal and yet funny novel about soldiers and lovers, war and an uneasy peace. Set in the Philipines and Japan. $12.00

[377] Kiefer, Middleton. Pax. London: MacDonald, 1959. First British Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed but good. Silver spine title vg. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled, chipped head and foot, small loss head and foot of spine. (now protected). 286 pp tight, minor foxing, edges soiled. Prev owner's name front endpaper and colophon. $18.00

[419] Kiely, Benedict. A Cow in the House and Nine Other Stories. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1978. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards near fine, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine (now protected). 191 pp clean and tight (minor soiling pp 30 -31). Very good copy of this scarce Irish comic, tragic, life-enhancing title. $80.00

[137] King, Norma. Nickel Country - Gold Country. Adelaide: Rigby, 1972. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Lemon cloth boards and printed spine title fine. Unclipped protected d/j fine. 148 pp, b/w illust. Text block clean and bright. Owner's inscription and bookshop stamp front flyleaf. Author contrasts Western Australian gold and nickel rushes. $20.00

[SB518] Kipling, Rudyard. Kim. ill. Kipling, John L.. London: MacMillan, 1901. First Thus. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Dark Blue cloth boards rubbed and bumped. Minor fraying to extremities, Stain on back. Blind tooled design and gilt title front board good. Spine title dull but good. 413 pp clean and tight + 10 pp adverts., mildly foxed. 10 b/w illust. by John L. Kipling. Bottom edge untrimmed. Small part of paper wrap turn-in laid in. Front endpaper and flyleaf have offset stain from wrap. Front flyleaf torn (professionally repaired). Back endpaper stained, flyleaf replaced. Top edge last 8 pp water stained approx 5 mm. Identical to British First Edition except this is the scarce "MacMillan's Colonial Library" Edition #414 for circulation only in India and the British Colonies. No reprint statement verso title page. Title page states 1901. Adverts pages dated 20 August 1901. Believed to be genuine first edition of this scarce Colonial Library volume. $400.00

[127] Krantz, Judith. I'll Take Manhattan. New York: Bantam Press, 1986. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Mauve cloth boards vg. White spine title fine. Spine slightly bumped head and foot. Unclipped d/w vg. 439 pp. Prev owner's name front fly leaf. $12.00

[SB558] Kunoh, Hiroshi and Takaoki, Eiji. 3-D Planet: The World as Seen Through Stereograms. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1994. First Australian Edition. 25cm x 26cm. Decorative Paper. Fine / Very Good. Illust hb boards near fine. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled else fine. 41 pp clean and tight. Full page colour illust. Computer generated sterograms from the Master to puzzle over. $28.00

[SB535] La Fleur, J. D. (editor); ; La Fleur, J. D. (translator). Pieter van den Broecke's Journal of Voyages to Cape Verde, Guinea and Angola, 1605-1612 (Hakluyt Society Third Ser., Vol. 5). London, United Kingdom: Hakluyt Society, 2000. First Edition. 25cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Navy buckram boards and gilding near fine. Unclipped d/j damp wrinkle else vg. 139 pp. B/w plates, colour frontis. Minor damp wrinkle front and back lower third text block but not stained. $40.00

[254] Lacey, Robert. Little Man. Meyer Lansky and the Gangster Life. Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1991. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Cream paper boards, black cloth spine vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed at head, minor foxing inside else fine (now protected). 547 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index. Slight edge soiling. Powerful and irrisistible biography of the crime boss called the Godfather of the Godfathers. $12.00

[SB521] Laidlaw-Dickson, J. D., . Control Line Model Aircraft. ill. Photographs. Bedfordshire: Harborough, 1949. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green boards scuffed, soiled. New endpapers. 128 pp minor damp wrinkles else vg (stain pp 62-63). Marked down due to blemishes but a good working copy of scarce edition. $35.00

[376] Lattimore, Eleanor Frances. Felicia. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1965. First Australian Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards light shelf wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j scuffed, torn (some loss to head of front, sello tape repair across back) (now protected). 128 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. $15.00

[SB570] Laurent, Cecil Saint. The Intrigues of Caroline Cherie. London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1961. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards minor shelf wear else vg. Silver spine title vg. Price clipped d/j rubbed head and foot else vg (now protected). 287 pp clean and tight. Minor foredge foxing. Small bookseller sticker front ep has offset to flyleaf. Translated from French by Joyce Murchie. Scarce. $45.00

[469] Lawrence, Anthony. A Salute to Singapore. Singapore: Dynasty Books, 1984. First Edition. 36cmx26cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Silver boards minor rubbing but vg. Green cloth spine and silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j minor rubbing but vg. 284 pp crisp and tight. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, many of them full page. Index. Weighs 2.6 Kg. $120.00

[132] Le Carre, John. The Secret Pilgrim. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991. First Australian Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth, white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/w clean and bright. 335 pp, clean tight and bright. Post cold war novel by master thriller writer. $10.00

[19] Le Carre, John. A Perfect Spy. London: Guild Publishing, 1986. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth, gilt title. 463 pages. Slight foxing to page extremities .Unclipped d/j. Owner's bookplate inside front end paper. $18.00

[17] Le Carre, John. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974. First Edition. Cloth. Good / Fair. Black cloth boards, gilt title and logo. Top edge faded red. 349 pp. Unclipped d/j chipped, slightly faded. Owner's name inside front end paper. $20.00

[20] Le Carre, John. The Russia House. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989. First Edition - Second Impression. Cloth. Fine / Good. Sand coloured cloth, blue title. 344 pp. Unclipped d/j. Owner's name inside front end paper. $18.00

[296] Leigh, M. Cordelia E. Nature's Playground in Four Books. London: Collins Clear Type, Presumed First. 20cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. No date. Blind tooled green cloth boards mildly sunned else fine. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail (slight loss), soiled (now protected). 338 pp in four sections, slighly loose, clean. Minor foxing near extremities. Colour plate opp. frontis incorrectly tipped in at production and cut crooked (no loss to illust or text). New front endpaper. Over 250 b/w illust. Book nine in "The Pageant of Knowledge Series". $12.00

[35] Leyland, Mike & Mal. Where Dead Men Lie. Melbourne: Landsdowne, 1967. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Sub-titled "An adventurous journey that spanned Australia" .Red cloth boards good, slightly bumped head and foot. Gilt title fine. 196 pp, colour & b/w plates. Text fine. Endpaper maps fine. Unclipped d/w fair, clean, (10 cm tear at head of spine and 4 cm rear foredge repaired with archive repair tape after removal scotch tape). Old tape stain inside d/j only. $15.00

[364] Lilley, Tom. The K Section. London: MacMillan, 1972. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Grey cloth boards mildly bumped else vg. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, mildly soiled (now protected). 286 pp clean and tight. Light foxing near endpapers. Edges lightly soiled, foredge untrimmed. Thriller based in an imaginary British colony east of Singapore - brutal conflict between the Special Branch and the Communist Party. $20.00

[277] Llewellyn, Richard. A Few Flowers for Shiner. London: Michael Joseph, 1950. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Red cloth boards rubbed else vg. Silver spine title and front board initials vg. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, small loss (now protected). 398 pp tight, minor foxing about 20 pages in from both endpapers. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. By the author of "How Green Was My Valley". $20.00

[SB269] Lockwood, Douglas. The Front Door - Darwin 1869-1969. Adelaide: Rigby, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Orange cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j fine (now protected). 288 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index, appendices, endpaper maps. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. The story of the Northern Territory's capital, "Darwin" is full of drama and human interest, spiced with ironic humour and shadowed by such tragedies as shipwreck, massacres and the Japanese air raids. $20.00

[339] Loftus, Peter. The Earth Drum, an Experience of Singapore and Malasia. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1972. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and foot else vg (now protected). 162 pp tight (minor soiling pp 15-17). Described as "a third-generation neurotic mystical megalomaniac" the author re-tells his travels in Asia following the footsteps of the beat poets. $18.00

[SB98] Lorrimer, Claire. A Voice in the Dark. London: Souvenir Press, 1967. First British Edition. 20cm x 14 Cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Blue cloth clean. Spine bumped but good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped/torn head and foot (repaired with archival tape).Text clean and tight throughout. Some foxing to rear endpaper. Scarce hardback. $32.00

[SB255] Low, D. M (ed). Norman Douglas. A Selection from His Works with an Introduction. Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, Secker & Warburg, 1955. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards faded else vg. Gilt spine title faded but good. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot (some loss) faded, spine sunned (now protected). 394 pp clean and tight. Frontis b/w illust of Douglas. Edges soiled. $23.00

[201] Lucas, Victor. Tolstoy in London. London: Evans Bros Ltd, 1979. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Brown cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 112 pp tight and bright. Minor foxing opposite yellow endpapers. Many sepia illust (photos and drawings). Endpaper maps. Revealing biographical sketch of Leo Tolstoy employed as a teacher in London in 1861. $20.00

[121] Lunn, Hugh. Joh. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards very good. One bump to foot of back cover. Spine title fine. Unclipped d/w very good (minor soiling). 1978 reprint of first edition. 280 pp, incl index and illust. Biography of Qld premier Johannes Bjelke-Peterson. $15.00

[460] Lyon, Elinor. Green Grows the Rushes. ill. Byfield, Graham. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1964. First British Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards mildly faded else vg. Price clipped d/j sunned, soiled but good (now protected). 152 pp clean and tight. Lower foredge bumped. Book dealer label front endpaper. B/w illust. Scarce UK edition. $35.00

[197] Lyons, Gerald. Breakthroughs: An Exploration of Some of the Amazing Advances in Science, Medicine and Technology. Sydney: Collins, 1984. First Edition. 25cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed else vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else vg (now protected). 270 pp, clean and tight. Numerous colour illust. Based on the award winning ABC TV series of the same name. $12.00

[138] Macauley, Rose. They Went to Portugal. London: Jonathan Cape, 1946. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards clean, sightly bumped. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/w foxed inside, spine sunned, but good. 443 pp, 8 plates, index. Text block tight and clean. Book about English who have visited Portugal over past eight centuries. $25.00

[133] Mackay, Ian. Tales of Tamati. Auckland: Oswald-Sealy (New Zealand), Presumed First. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Green boards slightly sunned, gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/w chipped head and foot, faded and rubbed. 166 pp., text clean and bright. Maori tales in story-teller form. $12.00

[325] MacLean, Alistair. Breakheart Pass. London: Collins, 1974. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards bumped, faded. Silver spine title good. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail. closed tears, some loss (now protected). 192 pp mostly clean, slightly cocked, edges foxed. B/w drawings. Suspense aboard a troop train in the Wild West in 1873. $10.00

[SB554] MacLean, Alistair. Night Without End. London: Collins, 1960. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Red cloth boards mildly bumped else vg. Unclipped d/w mildly chipped, spine sunned (now protected). 256 pp., clean and tight. Minor foxing to endpapers and first few pages. Not a perfect copy but certainly worth having to complete a collection of MacLean's books. $30.00

[472] Marlowe, Stephen. The Man with No Shadow. London: W H Allen, 1974. First UK Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Salmon cloth boards, gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j curled head and foot else vg. (now protected). 261 pp clean and tight. $25.00

[240] Marshall, Catherine. Beyond Our Selves. London: Peter Davies, 1962. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards vg. Silver spine title fine. Price clipped d/j browned inside, chipped at head, dull (now protected). 267 pp, clean and tight. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. Spiritual autobiography by the author of "A Man Called Peter". $8.00

[194] Martin, Richard Mark. Mammals of the Oceans. Richmond, Victoria: Hutchinson of Australia, 1977. First Edition. 24cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards slightly soiled else vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot with numerous closed tears (now protected). 208 pp, clean and tight. 24 colour and 63 b/w illust., index. A scarce book in very acceptable condition. All the known species of marine mammals are described. $30.00

[105] Martyn, Elizabeth & Taylor, David. The Little Siamese Cat Book. ill. Burton, Jane. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1991. First American Edition. 16cm x 12cm. Pictorial Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Decorative cover fine. Unclipped d/w very good. 61 pp., clean and bright. Prev owner's incription on front endpaper. "A tiny treasury of information about the history, folklore, behaviour, breeding and care of Siamese cats, & also those which are mostly (but not altogether) Siamese". $8.00

[173] Mather, Berkely. The Gold of Malabar. London: Collins, 1967. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards vg but slightly sunned at head. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j lightly chipped head and foot, foxed on inside (now protected). 222 pp clean and tight. Endpapers foxed. Novel about the quest for hidden treasure by an escaped prisoner and a Burmese monk who need but do not trust each other. $22.00

[SB527] Mavor & Coulson. The Design of Belt Conveyors (Booklet 704). ill. Photographs/diagrams. Glasgow: Mavor & Coulson, 1956. First Edition. 29cm x 24cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Beige cloth boards soiled but good. Comb binding. 93 pp with index tabs on foredge. Some foxing near covers. Transparent Ruler in pocket verso flyleaf. Technical specifications for belt conveyors incl. topics such as "Tons per Hour", "The Gradient", "Horse-Power" etc. Photographs, technical drawings and tables (some fold out). Index tabs soiled, one marked with biro. Prev. owner's bookplate front e.p. Numbered copy 106. $65.00

[475] McCorkingdale, Isabel (Ed). Pioneer Pathways: Sixty Years of Citizenship. ill. Photographs. Melbourne: Woman's Christian Temperance Union Australia, 1948. First Edition. 18cm x 12cm. Original Wraps. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Original paper wraps mildly sunned else vg. 148 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs (one folding). Index. A fore-runner of Women's Movements in Australia, this is the history of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Victoria. $22.00

[5] McCubbin, F. The Art of F McCubbin. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1986. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine / No Jacket. 104pp, 45 colour and b&w illustrations produced from the original plates. Originally published in 1916 in limited edition of 1000 copies. $45.00

[140] McCullough, Colleen. An Indecent Obsession. Sydney: Harper & Row (Australia), 1981. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Sand coloured boards good, slightly bumped head and foot. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j good (minor chips from head and foot, minor soiling) now protected. 317 pp, text block tight but slightly browned at extremities. Prev. owner's name in ballpoint front flyleaf. By the author of "The Thorn Birds". Set in the mental ward of a military hospital at the end of World War II. Jealousy, violence, intrigue, conspiracy, love and tragedy in a novel unlike any she has written before. $25.00

[131] McDonald, Kendall (Ed). The World Underwater Book. London: Pelham, 1973. First Edition. 23cm X15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth good. Silver title fine. Unclipped d/w clean, slightly rubbed else very good. 187 pp, illus, index. Text block tight, text clean and bright. Prev. owner's inscription front flyleaf. Divers' experiences around the world. $10.00

[275] McInnes, Graham. The Road to Gundagai. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1956. Reprint of First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards sunned around edges and spine. Gilt spine title vg. Clipped d/j chipped head and foot, slightly soiled (now protected). 285 pp clean and tight. 6 b/w illust., 2 maps (one fold out). Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. 3rd Impression July 1965. Entertaining autobiography of a boy growing up in Australia between the wars. Dominated by the character of his famous novelist mother, Angela Thirkell, and his perception of Australia itself. $16.00

[144] Mead, Margaret. Letters from the Field 1925-1975. New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Grey decorative boards vg. White spine title v/g. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail, scuffed, now protected. 345 pp, + index, 109 b/w illust., 6 maps. Text clean and tight. From the "World Perspectives" series. A compilation of letters to home, written by the eminent anthropologist from Samoa, New Guinea, Bali and the West Indies over fifty years. $18.00

[231] Medley, J.D.G. An Australian Alphabet. ill. "armstrong". Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1953. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Buff cloth boards minor stains else vg. Black spine title vg. Unclipped d/j soiled, chipped head and foot else vg., prev. owner's name front flap (now protected). 48 pp., clean and tight. Minor browning to page edges. Satirical verses illust. with cartoons by "Armstrong". Scarce. $20.00

[1550] Meere, Peter & Leonie. Francis Webb: Poet and Brother. Some of His Letters and Poetry. POMONA Queensland: P V Meere in Association with Sage Old Books, 2001. First Edition. 28cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. New / No Jacket - as Issued. Green softback back cover, green cloth spine. Clear plastic front cover over illust front cover. 306 pp. B/w illust. Tables. Includes Childhood and Youth, The Airforce Years, In Sydney as a Young Man, In Canada and England, In Sydney, Melbourne, Galston, Adelaide and Jamestown, In Birmingham and Norwich, In Sydney, Orange and Melbourne, Unfinished Poetry, A First Draft of "Along the Peninsula", Alphabetical List of Webb's Poems by title and list by number, Webbs Poetry Reprinted in Collections, Webb Bibliography and Author's Emendations. Index. Multiple copies now in stock. $28.00

[503] Metcalfe, Alan. In Their Own Right: The Rise to Power of Joh's Nationals. ill. Photographs. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1984. First Edition. 23cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j very slightly sunned else fine (now protected). 268 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. $20.00

[153] Michener, James A. & Day, A. Grove. Rascals in Paradise: True Tales of High Adventure in the South Pacific. London: Secker & Warburg, 1957. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards faded, bumped. Spine sunned, title readable. Endpaper maps slightly foxed but good. 383 pp (incl. index), text block tight, text clean. Previous owner's inscription on half title page (Capt.N H Turner RA). Stories of notorious characters in the Pacific, including Bligh. An uncommon edition of Michener's eighth book. $22.00

[154] Miller, J. P.. The Skook. London: Hutchinson, 1985. First British Edition. 23cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards v/g. Silver spine title fine. Tail of spine chipped. Unclipped d/w chipped at tail of spine (1 cm loss) else v/g (now protected). 307 pp, clean, tight and bright. Pp 1-3 creased ex bindery (no text loss). An ordinary man discovers a fantastic underground labrynth and undergoes a wondrous change. From the author of Days of Wine and Roses. $18.00

[401] Modjeska, Drusilla. Stravinsky's Lunch. Sydney: Picador, 1999. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 364 pp crisp and tight. Colour and b/w illust. Index. Contrasting the two artists: Stella Bowen and Grace Cossington Smith. True first edition (US was in 2000). $40.00

[1522] Moncreiff, A R Hope & Chaytor, Rev. H J. Leaders & Landmarks in European History from Early to Modern Times (Vol 1, 2 & 3). London: The Gresham Publishing Co, 1914. First Edition. 26cm x 18cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Olive green cloth boards scuffed, some insect damage, sello tape stains, but good. Gilt front board decorations good. Gilt spines sunned, Vol 3 spine soiled and bumped. Vol 1 - From Early Times to the Rise of Mohammedanism 238 pp clean and tight. Vol.2 - The Middle Ages 256 pp clean and tight. Vol. 3 The Rennaissance to Frederick the Great 279 pp clean and tight. Edges mildly foxed. and soiled. Illust (many fold out). Contents certainly bright enough to warrant re-binding in fine leather binding. $90.00

[49] Montgomery, Sy. Spell of the Tiger. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth (one corner bumped), black spine, gilt title all fine. 231 pp, some bumped, but text clean. Illustrated. Ex library stamp and release on title page. Unclipped d/w clean v/g. $16.00

[128] Moorehead, Alan. Cooper's Creek. Melbourne: MacMillan, 1977. First Thus. 27cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards vg. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j vg. First published 1963. This is first illustrated edition. 180 pp, colour and b/w illus., index. Illust. endpapers. The incredible story of Burke & Wills and their quest to cross Australia from south to north and return. $20.00

[422] Moorehead, Richard J.,. The Cruise of the Goodwill Ship. Melbourne: The Ruskin Press, 1933. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Fair. Blue decorated cloth boards slightly faded else vg. Black spine title mildly sunned but clear. Unclipped d/j chipped and sunned - some loss head and foot (now protected). 197 pp tight, mostly clean but minor foxing and edge soiling. Offsetting from frontis plate. Nine sepia illust. "Being a descriptive narrative of the voyage of the Australian Goodwill and Trade Delegation in the Royal Dutch Packet Company's Turbine Steamship 'Nieuw Holland' to Macassar, Samarang, Cheribon and Belawan Deli in the Netherlands Indies, and to Singapore, Penang and British Malaya". This voyage was from 18 April to 9 June 1933. Front flyleaf is inscribed by author Christmas 1933. Scarce. $80.00

[298] Morris, J Malcolm. The Wise Bamboo. London: Michael Joseph, 1954. Reprint of First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, faded (now protected). 222 pp tight, clean. A few page edges professionally repaired (uncut pages had been torn on opening). Foxing to endpapers. Autobiographical story of Lieutenant Morris as hotel manager in Japan from 1945. $10.00

[147] Mountbatten, Louis, Lord. Mountbatten - Eighty Years in Pictures. London: MacMillan, 1979. First Edition. 26cm x 20cm. Buckram. Very Good / Very Good. Blue buckram boards and gilt spine title vg +. Unclipped d/j vg +. 224 pp, 23 col. illust, 266 b/w illust., 4 cartoons, genealogical charts, armorial crest, index. Slight yellowing to extremities of endpapers, else near fine copy. A pictorial biography of Earl Mountbatten of Burma, First Sea Lord. $20.00

[32] Mowat, Farley. The Boat Who Wouldn't Float. London: Heinemann, 1970. First British Edition. Cloth. Good / Poor. Scarce British edition. Blue boards, gilt title good, Head and tail slightly bumped. 243 pp. Text clean. Rusted staple removed from front flyleaf. Prev owner's name on title page. Page 21 creased, small stain p 35 below text. Unclipped D/j soiled, scuffed and chipped but multi coloured illustration still clear. $35.00

[338] Munro, Mackenzie. Reeds of Rainbows. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1981. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Fine / Fine. Orange boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped pictorial d/j fine (now protected). 62 pp clean and tight. 8 colour illust by various artists tipped in. Scarce Australian Anthology, inscribed "To dear Marge. With kindest wishes" by the author. $28.00

[385] Nakano, Ann. Bit Parts. Adelaide: Rigby, 1985. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow cloth boards damp stain to bottom else fine. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed, damp stain as for boards, else fine (Now protected). 222 pp clean and tight (damp has not penetrated block). Owner's inscription front flyleaf. Set in Japan and written as a series of letters, this is a powerful first novel. $20.00

[514] O'Connor, Elizabeth. Steak for Breakfast. ill. Taylor, Phil. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1958. First Edition. 21cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Yellow cloth boards slightly sunned else vg. Unclipped d/j sunned but good (now protected). 217 pp clean and tight. B/w drawings. Light hearted account of how a mother coped with life in the Gulf Country of Northern Australia. $20.00

[390] O'Harris, Pixie. Loveleaves the Koala. ill. The Author. North Ryde NSW: Methuen & Co, 1985. First Edition. 22cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j bright, now protected. 16 pp crisp and tight (light smudge p 5 outside text area).. Colour and b/w illust by the author. $25.00

[369] O'Kearney, John. Red Mirage. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1958. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards mild shelf wear but vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, 1 cm tear to foot of spine, soiled (now protected). 227 pp clean and tight. Edges soiled. Prev. owner's name front endpaper. Story of an American journalist in the Middle east before, during and after the Syrian crisis of 1957 who finds, everywhere, a conviction that American anti-Communist propaganda is an hysterical distortion of realities. $20.00

[SB555] Osler, Mirabel. A Gentle Plea for Chaos: Reflections from an English Garden. ill. Photographs. London: Bloomsbury, 1989. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine. 176 pp crisp. Full page colour plates. Illust. endpapers. True first edition of this classic work. $30.00

[217] Ostwald, Blair D.. Branded Black. Gladstone, Australia: Ostwald Productions, 1979. First (Limited) Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards slightly dull else fine. Gilt spine title and front board title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, rubbed (some loss at head of spine) (now protected). 301 pp clean and tight, minor soiling to edges. Colour and b/w illust. Novel of the clash between Aboriginal and white cultures in Queensland since 1845. $22.00

[170] Pacepa, Ion Mihai. Red Horizons. The Extraordinary Memoirs of a Communist Spy Chief. London: Heinemann, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards bumped but good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed, slightly chipped, else vg. 446 pp incl. index, clean and tight. Autobiography of a Romanian two star general who defected from the Romanian secret service in 1978 to the US. An insight into Ceausescu's dictatorship. $20.00

[476] Palmer, Vance (Selected by). Coast to Coast: Australian Stories 1944. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1945. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards rubbed, spine frayed, front board has gilt stamped College arms. 251 pp tight (paper browned as is usual for war-time printing). Book plate of Qld Agric College and High School front endpaper. Number 4 in a series. $15.00

[425] Park, Ruth. Poor Man's Orange. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1949. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Orange cloth boards faded but good. 276 pp clean and tight. Paper browned as is usual. Prev. owner's inscription partly obscured with felt pen front endpaper. A good clean copy of this scarce first edition. $30.00

[214] Parker, T. Jefferson. Little Saigon. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Fine. Grey paper boards, green cloth spine, red spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j lightly rubbed else fine (now protected). 355 pp clean and tight. Novel about the community of 100,000 refugees in Orange County, California and the underworld that operates there. $14.00

[SB258] Patterson, Harry (pseud. Jack Higgins). To Catch a King. London: Hutchinson, 1979. First British Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good + / Very Good +. Blue cloth boards minor shelf wear else fine. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly curled head and foot else fine (now protected). 223 pp clean and tight. Minor soiling to edges. An irresistible World War II novel by the author of "The Eagle Has Landed". $22.00

[SB561] Peel, Mark. A Little History of Australia. ill. Weldon, Andrew. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1997. First Edition. 15cm x 11cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Green cloth. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 88 pp bright and tight. Caricature illust. by Weldon. Map endpapers. Succinct History of Australia in 10,000 words. $25.00

[36] Peretti, Frank. The Oath. Dallas: Word Publishing, 1995. First Edition. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black boards, red cloth spine, gilt title all fine. 550 pp. Text fine. Unclipped d/w fine. $8.00

[SB546] Pescott, Trevor. Natural Victoria. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1978. First Edition. 26cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green boards vg. Unclipped d/j mildly sunned, chipped, else vg. 176 pp clean and tight. Foredge soiled. Flora and fauna of Victoria, Australia. Colour and b/w photographs. $20.00

[208] Peters, Lance. The Civilian War Zone. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue boards lightly bumped at head and tail of spine else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j curled head and foot, else vg (now protected). 316 pp clean and tight. Volume three of author's Sydney Underworld Trilogy. $20.00

[SB563] Phillips, E. Lakin. The Social Skills Basis of Psychopathology. New York: Grune & Stratton, 1978. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Beige cloth boards soiled else vg. 281 pp clean and tight. Index, References. Prev. owner name blacked out front flyleaf. In the Current Issues in Behavioral Psychology Series (Ed Robert S. Ruskin). $35.00

[487] Piercy, Harold. Constance Spry: Dried and Artificial Flower Arranging. London: Octopus Books, 1987. First Edition. 29cm x 23cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Beige patterned cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j vg (now protected). 144 pp tight, bright, two minor soil marks else vg. Colour photos and b/w illust. $24.00

[160] Pike, Philip W.. The Royal Presence in Australia: The Official Royal Tours of Australia from 1867 to 1986. Adelaide: Royalty Publishing, 1986. First Edition. 31cm x 24cm. Decorative Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue imit. morooco boards, heavily gilded, all fine. Unclipped d/j fine. 262 pp, profusely illust. in colour and b/w. Large folding genealogical table, bibliography. Light foxing to half title page. Excellent copy of sought after book. $42.00

[199] Pizzey, Graham. A Separate Creation: Discovery of Wild Australia By Explorers and Naturalists. South Yarra Victoria: Curry o'Neil Ross, 1985. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j turned head and foot else vg. (now protected). 152 pp clean and tight, many colour illust. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. Using photographs from some of Australia's finest wildlife photographers, and quoting from original journals and diaries, naturalist Pizzey informs and delights with this authoritative work. $20.00

[SB251] Popham, Hugh. Cape of Storms. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards fine, silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped, closed tears (some loss), foxed (now protected). 208 pp, tight, foxing page edges and first few front and back pages. B/w illust, glossary. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. A "routine" fishing trawler trip along the hostile waters of Russia's north coast. "Recommended by the Book Society" on front d/j flap. $30.00

[328] Pottle, Frederick A. Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763. Adelaide: William Heinemann Ltd, 1951. First Australian Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine label & front cover emblem fine. 370 pp clean and tight. Map endpapers. Index. Prev. owner's inscription on half title and verso b/w plate opp. title. A good copy of this classic, reduced due to lack of d/j. $12.00

[238] Priestley, J. B.. English Journey. London: William Heinemann Ltd/Victor Gollancz, 1934. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards bumped else vg. Gilt spine title fine. 422 pp, clean and tight. Some foxing to page edges and a few pages front and back. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. "Being a Rambling but Truthfull Account of What One Man Saw and Heard and Felt and Thought during a Journey through England during the Autumn of the Year 1933". $10.00

[474] Pringle, John Douglas. On Second Thoughts: Australian Essays. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1971. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly faded , gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j now protected. 149 pp clean and tight. Small ownership label front flyleaf. By author of 'Australian Accents'. $20.00

[54] Pullar, Philippa. Gilded Butterflies: The Rise and Fall of the London Season. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978. First Edition. 24cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Violet boards, slightly bumped but good. Silver spine title fine. 192 pp, many b/w illust. Text clean. Unclipped d/w good (slightly yellowed at extremities). Book analyses the manners of London society during four centuries. $15.00

[23] Puzo, Mario. Fools Die. London: Heinemann, 1978. First British Edition. 23cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth, gilt title both fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed. 474 pp, text tight clean and bright. Novel by the author of "The Godfather". $20.00

[478] Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan. The Yearling. ill. Shenton, Edward. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Illust cloth boards soiled, spine sunned but fair. 428 pp clean and tight (foredge untrimmed). Endpapers and edge yellowed. Ownership inscription front endpaper. $30.00

[297] Raymond, Ernest. The Chatelaine. London: Cassell, 1962. First British Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Orange cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, damp stained (now protected). 248 pp clean and tight. Minor foxing to extremities. Front flyleaf and half title clipped. An English lady in a pretentious villa near Paris in 1939 finds things close in on her as war overtakes her. $8.00

[496] Raymond, Robert. Starfish Wars: Coral Death and the Crown-Of-Thorns. ill. Photographs. South Melbourne: MacMillan, 1986. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards mildly bumped else fine. Unclipped d/j vg (now protected). 218 pp tight and bright. Frontis map of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Colour photographs. Index. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[209] Reed, Bill & Nugent, Edward. Me the Old Man. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green boards light bumps else fine. White spine and front board titles fine. Unclipped d/j very lightly rubbed else fine (now protected). 139 pp, clean and tight. Mild foxing both endpapers. Light two cm ballpoint mark outside text p 13. Novel of an old man trapped in a storm water drain and cared for by children. $12.00

[417] Roderick, Colin. John Knatchbull: From Quarterdeck to Gallows: Including the Narrative Written By Himself in Darlinghurst Gaol 23rd January - 13th February 1844. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1963. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards slighly soiled on front else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and foot, slight loss at head of spine (now protected). 278 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. Foreward by John McGeorge. Revealing story of British naval commander tried for murder and hanged outside Darlinghurst Gaol in 1844 in front of 10,000 people. $20.00

[SBRonan15] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards good. Facsimile dust jacket good - (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp tight and bright. Edges mildly soiled. Prev owner's inscription front flyleaf. NOTE: Dust jacket is a laser copied facsimile of first edition unclipped dust jacket. Scarce. $180-00

[SBRonan17] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards slightly faded but good, block slightly cocked. Unclipped dust jacket good - with small chipping to head and foot, with some loss (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp tight and bright. Prev owner's signature front flyleaf. Scarce. $250-00

[SBRonan18] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards good, faded, spine creased. Facsimile dust jacket good - (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp clean, minor foredge loss one page. Edges mildly soiled. New endpapers. NOTE: Dust jacket is a laser copied facsimile of first edition unclipped dust jacket. Scarce. $150-00

[470] Rosa, Joseph G. & May, Robin. The Pleasure of Guns: The Intricate & Beautiful Work of Famous Gunsmiths. London: Octopus Books, 1974. First Edition. 32cm x 24cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown decorative cloth boards minor shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j minor curling and chipping at head and foot, mild soiling, else vg. 96 pp clean and tight. 135 colour illust. Index. $20.00

[486] Rowans, Virginia (Aka Patrick Dennis, Edward Tanner). House Party. London: Shakespeare Head, 1958. First British Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards mildly bumped, head and foot of spine faded. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j complete, minor tears repaired from inside with archival tissue. Now protected by archival clear cover. 271 pp binding tight, slightly cocked, mostly clean (edges soiled). Endpapers mild tape stains. No inscriptions or other marks. Very scarce title with good d/j. $350.00

[SB568] Runbeck, Margaret Lee. The Year of Love. London: Peter Davies, 1956. First British Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good + / Good +. Blue cloth boards lightly spotted, spine mildly bumped else vg. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j slightly rolled head and foot else vg. (now protected). 249 pp clean and tight. Endpapers foxed. Scarce. $50.00

[215] Russell, Jane. Jane Russell. My Path & My Detours - an Autobiography. New York: Franklin Watts, 1985. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Fine / Very Good. Red paper boards, beige cloth spine and red spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j lightly rubbed else fine (now protected). 341 pp clean and tight. B/w illust, Filmography and Index. Candid autobiography of the "girl next door" turned sex symbol of Hollywood. $10.00

[151] Santamaria, B. A.. Point of View. Melbourne: Hawthorn Press, 1969. First Edition. 25cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards slight shelf wear. White spine title vg. Unclipped d/w chipped head and foot. some loss along foredge (now protected). 269 pp, text block tight. Text clean, small damp stain and paper loss back endpaper. Selections from the author's TV programme "Point of View" - Australian politics in the 1960's. $15.00

[106] Santayana, George. The Middle Span. London: Constable, 1947. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth faded. Gilt spine title faded. 196 pp., Professional repair to pages 75-78 (re-joined to section). Occasional foxing $8.00

[184] Sargent, Wyn. My Life with the Headhunters. London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1974. First British Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly chipped head and foot else vg + (now protected). 245 pp. clean and tight 15 b/w illust. The photo-journalist author's own account of how she "saved' the Dyaks in central Borneo. Scarce (as are the Dyaks!). $22.00

[291] Saw, Ron & Milbank, Ian. The Back to Back Tango. Adelaide: Rigby, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards bumped head and tail of spine else fine. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head (now protected). 186 pp clean and tight. Minor soiling to edges. Outrageous Aussie humour as advertiser turned publican William Bean tries to make ends meet. $12.00

[508] Scott, Bill. Tough in the Old Days. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards vg. Unclipped d/j curled at top else vg (now protected). 191 pp clean and tight. Foredge mildly soiled. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[283] Seale, Allan. Australian Women's Weekly Gardening Book. Sydney: Golden Press, 1971. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Decorative beige cloth boards one stain from paperclip, else fine. Spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head, sunned (now protected). 253 pp clean and tight. Colour & b/w Illust, Index, chart endpapers. A classic work on Australian gardening by one of its most memorable characters. $12.00

[66] Sheldon, Sidney. The Sands of Time. New York: William Morrow, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Cream cloth, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/w fine. 412 pp clean and bright. $18.00

[61] Sherrard, O. A.. Lord Chatham: Pitt and the Seven years' War. London: The Bodley Head, 1955. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth chipped/faded. Spine sunned. Title indistinct. Although published as a separate entity this is volume 2 in the "Life of Lord Chatham". 437 pp. Text clean, block tight. Foxing to both endpapers. Small bookdealer's stamp front flyleaf. $15.00

[55] Shute, Nevil. In the Wet. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1953. First Australian Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green embossed cloth good. Gilt spine title good. Slightly bumped. Water stain on back cover. New flyleaf tipped in. Foxing to endpapers. 351 pp. Text mostly clean and tight. Foxing pp 284, 285 (newspaper cutting about Flynn of the Inland dated 8/12/52 removed and available in protective wrapper). Prev owner's name on title page. Good clean copy reduced due to lack of dust jacket. $18.00

[62] Simmons, Jack. Southey. London: Collins, 1945. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards bumped. Top foredge bumped. Gilt spine title fair. 256 pp. Text clean, b/w illus. all good. Slight foxing both endpapers. $20.00

[407] Smith, P. McD. The Strenuous Saint: Being an Account of the Longest Journey of William Magney Wilkinson, Mission Priest of the Diocese of Carpentaria 1909-1918. Adelaide: Diocese of Carpentaria, 1947. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth/paper. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. Brown paper boards and cloth spine mildly soiled else fine. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly chipped head and foot, light soiling (now protected). 134 pp clean and tight (some foxing opposite plates). Edges slightly soiled. 20 b/w photographs. Very scarce record of this remarkable cleric. Signed on flyleaf by author. $120.00

[68] Sparrow, Gerald. The Star Sapphires. London: Jarrolds, 1958. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fair / Fair. Blue cloth faded and bumped. Spine title v/g. Clipped d/w chipped head and foot, dull. 192 pp., text clean. Foxing both endpapers. A true story of intrigue and mystery in Siam (Thailand) at the end of WW2. $10.00

[423] Spencer, A.H.,. The Hill of Content: Books, Art, Music, People. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1959. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards, silver decoration and spine title all vg. Spine mildly faded. Unclipped d/j mildly curled, spine sunned (now protected). xiv + 246 pp clean and tight (paper slightly browned as is usual). Errata slip tipped in. 17 b/w photographs. The memoirs of renowned Melbourne bookseller and the collectors who bought from him. Signed on flyleaf by author. $40.00

[188] Standish, Robert. The Cruise of the Three Brothers. London: Peter Davies, 1962. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards light shelf wear. Gilt spine title vg. Clipped d/j chipped and torn head and foot (some loss) but good (now protected). 208 pp clean and tight. Prev owner's inscription in ballpoint front flyleaf. Minor foxing both endpapers. Scarce. "Story telling at its best," Standish skillfully weaves a plot of murder, fear and treachery. $25.00

[34] Stanton, Paul. Village of Stars. London: Michael Joseph, 1960. First Edition. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards, gilt title v/g. 208 pp, text clean. Some foxing near endpapers about 2cm wide head to tail in gutter effecting about eight pages total. Unclipped d/w slightly scuffed, soiled. $12.00

[30] Steegmuller, Francis. States of Grace. London: Collins, 1947. First British Edition. Cloth. Fair / Fair. Presumed first British edition. Yellow boards, gilt title fair, bumped head and tail. 192 pp text clean. Bookseller's stamp on front flyleaf. End papers yellowed. Edges foxed. D/w unclipped, soiled, chipped head and tail. $10.00

[39] Steel, Danielle. Special Delivery. London: Bantam Press, 1997. First British Edition. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth boards, gilt title on front board and spine, all fine. 217 pp, text clean. Unclipped d/j fine. $10.00

[353] Stevenson, Sylvia. Ride to Battle. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1939. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards soiled, bumped, spine faded. 278 pp, binding tight. Mild foxing, offsetting from illust. Bottom edge untrimmed.. 26 b/w illust. Map endpapers. Index. Front hinge starting. Author's experiences while riding along the Czech-Hungarian frontier during the tense period "after Munich". $50.00

[288] Stevenson, Violet. A Treasury of Floristry. Sydney: A.H. & A. W. Reed, 1973. First Australian Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly bumped head and tail of spine else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail, one closed tear (now protected). 160 pp & 96 pp, clean and tight. Minor foxing near extremities. Numerous b/w illust. Combines "The Encyclopaedia of Floristry" and "The Encyclopaedia of Christmas and Festival Decoration". $10.00

[145] Stone, Colin. Running the Brumbies - True Adventures of a Modern Bushman. ill. Ingpen, Robert. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards vg, slightly sunned near foot. White spine title vg. Unclipped d/j (now protected) slightly rubbed head and foot else vg. 144 pp, text block tight, text clean and bright. A genuine Australian autobiography, wryly humorous and full of colour and adventure. $18.00

[136] Strang, Herbert. Through the Enemy's Lines. a Story of Mesopotamia. ill. Elcock, H. K.. London: Humphrey Milford, 1917. Reprint of First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fair / No Jacket. Grey decorated cloth boards chipped and worn. Spine slightly faded but title and illust fair. Front board illust faded but fair. New recent endpapers. Text block tight, some foxing throughout. 279 pp plus adverts. An adventure book for boys. $40.00

[393] Styles, Showell (Lieut-Comdr.). Tiger Patrol. London: Collins, 1957. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good + / Good. Red cloth boards mildly rubbed else vg. Black spine title fine. Clipped d/j chipped head and foot, back soiled (now protected). 192 pp clean and tight (minor foxing). 4 illust. Presentation inscription front flyleaf. From the Tiger series of Scout books. $20.00

[501] Suyin, Han. Destination Chungking: An Autobiography. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1943. First Australian Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards mild shelf wear else vg. Unclipped d/j chipped, sunned (now protected). 290 pp clean, tight. Prev. ownership inscription front flyleaf. "Full of delicate, witty perceptions, this autobiography by a young girl who has escaped the invading Japanese earns respect for its sincerity" $25.00

[506] Swann, Bruce. Defence '87 Downunder. ill. The Author. Netley, South Australia: Samaria Pty Ltd, 1986. First Edition. 25cm x 27cm. Simulated Leather. Fine / Very Good. Blue simulated leather boards, gilt title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly curled else vg (now protected). Unpaginated crisp and tight. B/w sketches and colour paintings by Swann throughout, plus "hand-written" text. Illust endpapers. Many drawings of Freemantle and boats, boats and more boats. Swann has paintings hanging in Buckingham Palace so this book is full of quality art.. $40.00

[67] Swinson, Arthur. The Temple. London: Michael Joseph, 1970. First Edition. 20cm x 14 Cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slightly chipped and foxed. 349 pp, text clean, block tight. A very good copy. $10.00

[405] Taylor, Bernard. The Godsend. London: Souvenir Press, 1976. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j near fine (now protected). 208 pp crisp and tight. A heartstopping novel. True first edition. $125.00

[459] Taylor, Domini. Mother Love. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1983. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j rubbed but vg (now protected). 224 pp clean and tight. Paper yellowed as is usual with this book. Scarce title, written under pseudonym by Roger Logrigg. $35.00

[156] Teichmann, Howard. Fonda: My Life. New York: New American Library, 1981. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Stated first printing November 1981. Black cloth boards slightly sunned at extremities. Silver spine title and front board title vg. Unclipped d/w slightly rubbed head and tail, else vg. 372 pp, clean and bright, 62 b/w illust. Index. Henry Fonda's own story as told to the author over 200 hours of interviews. $6.00

[512] Tennant, Kylie. Tell Morning This. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1967. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Navy cloth boards slight shelf wear else vg. Gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j closed tears, chips, head and foot but good (now protected). 446 pp clean and tight. Foredge spotted. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. $45.00

[281] Terry, Judith. Miss Abigail's Part or Version and Diversion. London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly creased, foxed inside but bright (now protected). 328 pp clean and tight. Author's first novel which explores the many fascinating aspects of nineteenth century life which Jane Austen omitted. $18.00

[420] Thal, Herbert Van (ed). Oriental Splendour: An Anthology of Eastern Tales. London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1953. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Maroon boards slightly faded near corners else vg. Spine sunned but gilt title good. Clipped d/j has been repaired internally with kraft paper. Externally shows chips to edges, joins, else good. 327 pp clean and tight (paper slightly browned as is usual). Section heads illust. Includes literature from Arabia, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, China, Egypt, India, Japan, Morocco, Persia & Siam. $70.00

[148] Thiele, Colin. River Murray Mary. ill. Ingpen, Robert. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 25cm x 23cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards, white spine title vg. Unclipped d/w rubbed, slightly chipped at head but vg. 72 pp., text block tight and bright. Beautifully illust in colour and b/w by Ingpen. A beautiful story by the author of "Storm Boy" and "Blue Fin". $15.00

[47] Thomas, Craig. A Different War. London: Little, Brown & Co, 1997. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Dark blue cloth good (rubbed at foot), corners slightly bumped. Gilt title fine. Unclipped d/w clean but bumped and slightly torn head and foot. Text clean 378 pp. $10.00

[466] Thomis, Malcolm I.,. A History of the Electricity Supply Industry in Queensland (2 Vol). Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1990. First Edition. 27cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Vol 1 - grey boards, white titles fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled at head and foot else fine (now protected). 218 pp fine. Vol 2 - damp stain lower foredge corner of back else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled, small damp stain lower foredge corner of back (now protected). 214 pp clean and tight (minor damp wrinkle bottom of some pages). A significant study of the Electricity Supply Industry in Queensland by eminent historian. $60.00

[SB520] Throssell, Harry. Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra. ill. Photographs. Brisbane: Binna Burra Lodge Ltd, 1984. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. 151 pp clean and tight. B/w and colour illust. History of the Binna Burra Lodge in Lamington National Park, Queensland. Appendices. $30.00

[171] Townsend, Derek. Jigsaw. The Biography of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen. Statesman - Not Politician. Brisbane: Sneyd & Morley, 1983. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title and front board title fine. Unclipped d/w vg (now protected). 375 pp 68 sepia illust., index, text block clean and tight. The authorized biography of Queensland premier. $14.00

[SB566] Tranter, Nigel. Ducks and Drakes. London/Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co, 1953. First Australian Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Red cloth boards light shelf wear else vg. Black spine title vg. Price clipped d/j lightly chipped head and foot (now protected). 207 pp clean and tight. Edges browned. Endpapers foxed. $120.00

[371] Trew, Antony. Ultimatum. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976. First American Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Grey cloth boards sunned edges else vg. Black spine title vg. Unclipped d/j curled, mildly sunned but good (now protected). 223 pp clean and tight (slightly cocked). Mild foxing to endpapers. Edges soiled. $15.00

[483] Trueman, Fred. The Thoughts of Trueman Now. Every Cricket Maniac's Anthology. ill. Rushton, William. London: MacDonald and Jane's , 1978. First Edition. 26cm x 21cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards slightly sunned, bumped around edges else vg. Unclipped d/j good (now protected)). 144 pp clean and tight. Minor foxing near endpapers. B/w iilust. by Rushton. Text by Trueman, regularly interrupted by Eric Morecambe. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. $30.00

[458] Unger, Douglas. Leaving the Land. London: Heinemann, 1984. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j minor foxing, rubbing, else vg. (Now protected). 277 pp clean and tight. $30.00

[155] Uris, Leon. Mitla Pass. New York: Doubleday & Co, 1988. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Very Good. Blue paper boards, quarter bound in blue cloth, slightly bumped, extremity slightly sunned but vg. Gilt signature on front board, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slight waterstain inside head else fine (now protected). 435 pp, tight and bright. Another powerful novel of power, ambition, fear, desire and obligation, by this master story teller. $6.00

[45] Van Lawick-Goodall, Jane . In the Shadow of Man. ill. Van Lawick, Hugo. London: Collins, 1971. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth fine, gilt spine fine. Slight foxing both end papers. Bookplate of John Morris on front endpaper. Text clean. D/j price clipped v/g (slight foxing inside and at head) 256 Pp., 12 coloured & 48 b/w plates. Text drawings, index, appendices. Study of chimpanzees near Lake Tanganyika. $20.00

[21] Vidal, Gore. Burr. London: Heinemann, 1974. First Edition. Cloth. Good / Fair. Red cloth, gilt title in fine condition. 430 pp. Very minor foxing to page edges. D/j chipped and price clipped. Owner's name on end paper. $22.00

[8] Wallace, Irving. The Seven Minutes. London: New English Library, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good / Fair. Two tone brown cloth boards, slightly bumped and scuffed. Text clean, some page yellowing. Block tight. 607 pp. $8.00

[180] Wallace, Irving. The Almighty. London: Michael Joseph, 1983. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards vg. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/w chipped head and tail else vg (now protected). 396 pp clean and tight. Deeply sceptical of the motives of the press, Irving Wallace is convinced that The Almighty not only could happen, but that it will happen. A story of terrifying power. $15.00

[SB541] Wallis, Helen (editor). Historians' Guide to Early British Maps : A Guide to the Location of Pre-1900 Maps of the British Isles Preserved in the United Kingdom and Ireland (RHS Guides and Handbooks Ser., No. 18). London: Offices of the Royal Society, 1994. First Edition. 24cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Red cloth, gilt titles all vg. Covers mildly bumped. 465 pp clean and bright. # 18 in the Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks Series. $35.00

[58] Walters, Minette. The Echo. Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997. First Australian Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Blue cloth, white spine title v/g. Unclipped d/w scuffed but clean. 343 pp, text clean and block tight. Stain to head has seeped into pages about 1 cm. $10.00

[495] Wannan, Bill (Selected by). Robust, Ribald and Rude Verse in Australia. Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1972. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards, orange illust vg. Unclipped d/j chipped at head, spine sunned (now protected). 123 pp clean and tight. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[SB259] Weatherby, W. J.. The Kremlin Watcher. London: Robert Hale, 1979. First British Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards mild shelf wear, cocked else fine. Silver spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head, dull, else vg (now protected). 217 pp mostly clean and tight (minor soiling near front). Some edge foxing. Taut novel of a front-line spy caught up in violent events in Poland. $25.00

[162] West, Morris. Proteus. London: Collins, 1979. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title and front board logo fine. Unclipped d/w minor rubbing, vg. (now protected). 273 pp., clean and tight. Both endpapers slightly foxed. Publicly, John Spada runs a giant multi-national company; privately he is head of Proteus, a clandestine resistance movement. Told by a master novelist. $12.00

[10] West, Morris. Daughter of Silence. London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Maroon cloth boards slightly worn. Spine faded but gilt title clear. Text clean, some page yellowing. Block tight. 274 pages $10.00

[124] West, Morris. The Tower of Babel. London: Heinemann, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards slightly faded and bumped but good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head else very good. 340 pp clean and tight. Endpaper maps. "Portrays Arab-Jewish confrontation with a sense of political reality that is both profound and frightening". $18.00

[31] Wheatley, Dennis. Bill for the Use of a Body. London: Hutchinson, 1964. First Edition. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Maroon cloth boards, spine faded, gilt title good. 222 pp. Some foxing, edges soiled, text good. Endpaper maps v/g. $15.00

[381] White, Brian. White on the Media. Stanmore, NSW: Cassell Australia, 1975. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards slight shelf wear else vg. White spine title and front board title vg. Unclipped d/j torn at edges, curled (now protected). 220 pp clean and tight. Index. $15.00

[216] White, Paul. Jungle Doctor Attacks Witchcraft. ill. Begbie, Donald S. Padre. Sydney: Geroge M. Dash, 1947. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Paper. Signed by Author. Good / No Jacket. Decorative paper covered boards faded, soiled. Lacks spine. (Can be professionally repaired if required). 126 pp, some soiling but good, sepia photographic endpapers, numerous b/w illust. Forward by Lt.-Gen. Sir William Dobbie. Signed by author on title page with inscription: "For the mother of my good friend Frank. Together with my best prescription To be taken when necessary. Proverbs 3, 5&6." This is the fifth book in the Jungle Doctor series and "tells of the struggles of Christian doctors in their fight against the dark forces of heathen superstition" in Tanganyika. Very scarce copy reduced due to lack of d/j and spine. $40.00

[242] Wiess, David. The Spirit and the Flesh. A Novel Inspired By the Life of Isadora Duncan. London: Heinemann, 1965. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Aqua cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Price clipped d/j slightly rubbed head and tail, mild yellowing inside and spine (now protected). 468 pp clean and tight. Very minor soiling to page edges. $14.00

[286] Wilder, Robert. The Wine of Youth. London: W. H. Allen, 1955. First Edition - Second Impression. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Red cloth boards slightly rubbed else vg. 352 pp tight, minor foxing. Endpapers foxed. Prev owner's inscription front flyleaf. $5.00

[414] Wilkins, Phil. 111 Years of the Ashes: Australia v England. Sydney: Weldon Publishing, 1993. First Edition. 28cm x 22cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Glossy illust boards rubbed on back else fine. 96 pp clean and tight. Illust in colour and b/w. Patterned endpapers. History, statistics, players, grounds, captains, tours. An important record of the ashes cricket tours over more than a century. $15.00

[135] Wilkinson, Anne. Up Country. Portraits of Rural Australia. Sydney: Cassell, 1981. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards fine. White spine title clear and bright. Unclipped vg d/j protected. Dealer's stamp and prev owner's bookplate (removeable) front endpaper. 185 pp, clean, bright and tight. Delightful portrait of the gentler side of life in rural Australia, from the author's Sydney Morning Herald column. $20.00

[169] Williams, Eveline M.. The Honourable Upper Fourth. London: Cassell, 1929. First Edition. 19cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Decorative cloth faded, sunned. Printed spine title indistinct. 154 pp, block tight, minor foxing and stains throughout. Pomona State School bookplate front endpaper (Nathalie Armitage Xmas 1934). One b/w plate tipped in. Scarce Juvenile novel. $12.00

[177] Williamson, Tony. Counter Strike Entebbe. London: Collins, 1976. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w vg (now protected). 184 pp clean and tight. Index. Detailed account of the spectacular Israeli raid on Entebbe, Uganda, to rescue hostages from the Baader Meinhof terrorists. $15.00

[63] Willis, William. The Epic Voyage of the Seven Little Sisters. London: Hutchinson, 1956. First Edition. 22 x 15 Cm. Cloth. Good / Fair. Blue cloth boards bumped and scuffed. Spine faded, gilt title fair. Gilt ship on front board good. Clipped d/w chipped, parts missing head and foot of spine. 244 pp, text mostly clean (some slight foxing). block tight. Colour and b/w illus. Single handed voyage from Peru to Samoa by raft. $12.00

[SB560] Wilson, Barbara Ker . Yellow Dog Dingo. ill. Phelps, Kathleen. Sydney: Golden Press, 1986. First Edition. 27cm x 21cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Illust. hardback boards mild soiling else fine. 31 pp clean and tight. No marks or inscriptions. Full page colour illustrations. Dreamtime legend of an Aboriginal boy, Tiro, and his dingo pup, Pandi, and their relocation to mainland Australia after their island home was destroyed by a storm. $25.00

[SB253] Wood, Christopher. A Dove Against Death. London: Collins, 1983. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and tail, minor foxing else vg (now protected). 218 pp clean and tight. Minor foxing both endpapers. Edges foxed and soiled. Novel based on facts about an incredible escape by three British servicemen in West Africa during WWI and their nightmare journey to reach the coast. $20.00

[316] Woodward, Bob & Bernstein, Carl. The Final Days. London: Secker & Warburg, 1976. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed. Gilt spine title fine. Price clipped d/j closed tear head of spine, (now protected) prev. owner's name head of fold-in. 476 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., Index. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. The story of Richard Nixon's final downfall, by the authors of "All the President's Men". $8.00

[16] Wortheim, Margaret. Beyond 2000, a Window on the Future. Hong Kong: Intercontinental Publishing Corp Ltd, 1986. First Edition. Cloth. Fine / Good. The book of the TV series. 304 pp. Scores of colour photographs. Index. Book is in as new condition except for minor scratching on back board. D/j good, but slightly crazed at back. $20.00

[241] Wouk, Herman. Youngblood Hawke. Sydney: Collins, 1962. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards mild shelf wear. Gilt spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, closed tears, rubbed, spine sunned (now protected) 766 pp clean and tight. Pp 239-242 tipped in. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. A large scale narrative of love and deceit by the author of "The Caine Mutiny". $14.00

[382] Wozencraft, Kim. Notes from the Country Club. London: Hutchinson, 1994. First British Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth boards, red spine title fine. Unclipped d/j slightly rubbed at back else fine (now protected). 205 pp crisp and tight. $20.00

[179] Wright, Peter & Greengrass, Paul. Spy Catcher. The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer. Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia, 1987. Reprint of First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, white spine title fine. Unclipped d/w mildly rubbed at head else fine (now protected). 392 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w Illust. Centre of "the greatest controversy in publishing history", banned from publishing in the UK, this damning expose of life within the counter intelligence world of MI5 was published in Australia against enormous odds. $22.00

[SB634] Wyrall, Everard. The Die-Hards in the Great War: a History of the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), 1914-1919, Compiled from the Records of the Line, Special Reserve, Service, and Territorial Battalions. Complete in Two Volumes.. ill. Maps. London: Harrison & Sons, First Editions 1926-30. 23cm x 15cm. Decorative Cloth. Good / No Jackets. Maroon cloth boards with gilt coat of arms on front. Vol. 1 cover and spine a bit faded. Vol 2 spine sunned. Vol. 1 pp 342 clean and tight. Foredge and foot untrimmed. 11 folding maps. Vol 2 pp 379 + index, foredge and foot untrimmed. Minor foxing to endpapers. 7 folding maps. Scarce, especially with all maps. $400.00

[313] Wynn, Allan. Conversations. Melbourne: The Hawthorn Press, 1974. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Maroon cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, sunned (now protected). 93 pp clean and tight. Prev. owner's inscription front flyleaf. Australian anthology by a practising physician. Book number eleven in the series "The Hawthorn Poets". $10.00

[490] Yenne, Bill. The Beatles. ill. Photographs. London: Bison Books, 1989. First Edition. 31cm x 24cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 112 pp crisp and tight. Appendices, Index. B/w and colour photographs. Comprehensive history of the "Lads from Liverpool', including lists of their work as a group and as individuals. $20.00

[396] Zainu'ddin, Ailsa G Thomson. They Dreamt of a School: a Centenary History of Methodist Ladies' College Kew 1882-1982. Melbourne: Hyland House, 1982. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Green cloth boards, silver spine title and front board decoration all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 469 pp tight and bright. Index. B/w illust. Illust endpapers. $40.00

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