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"Badsworth" on Bridge. The Principles of Bridge and the Laws of The Game with Cases and Decisions, "Badsworth"
1 "Badsworth" "Badsworth" on Bridge. The Principles of Bridge and the Laws of The Game with Cases and Decisions
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1903 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Very Good condition. Green cloth boards, lightly rubbed at extremities, gilt to face, spine and page edges. Two-Colour and black & white illustrations. A nice copy. 283 pages Contents include General Principles, Laws of Bridge, Etiquette of Bridge, Dummy Bridge, Cases and Decisions, Conventions, The Discard, Forcing, The Points and more. ID248473 
Price: 110.00 AUD
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Gods of Modern Grub Street.  Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Adcock, A. St. John
2 Adcock, A. St. John Gods of Modern Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 4th impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two tipped in portraits by E.O. Hoppe. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. Gods of Modern Grub Street was originally published in 1923. It includes pen portraits of the most notable authors of the day, including Thomas hardy, Conan Doyle, Kipling, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, John Buchan, Arnold Bennett. Sheila Kaye-Smith etc. ID254840 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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3 Adcock, A. St. John The Glory That Was Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two camera studies by E.O. Hoppe. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Repaired tear to Page 123. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. This volume includes pen portraits of Chesterton, Shaw, Housman, Dreiser, Gosse, Huxley amongst others. ID254845 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy, Aldiss, Brian W.
4 Aldiss, Brian W. A Soldier Erect or Further Adventures of The Hand-Reared Boy
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1971 0297003305 / 9780297003304 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A closed tear to rear panel and upper front panel of DJ. 272 pages The successor to The Hand-Reared Boy, the humorous further adventures of Horatio Stubbs in the British Army in India and Burma during World War Two. ID235155 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs, Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry
5 Alexander, William & Mason, George Henry Views of 18th Century China Costumes: History: Customs
London Studio Editions 1988 1851701311 / 9781851701315 1st thus Hardback 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with full page colour plates. Foreword by Lord Maclehose 223 pages Compiled from their respective books, published in the early 1800s, incorporates the engravings and observations made by two eminent travellers, Alexander, who was a draughtsman attached to the British Embassy, and Mason, a soldier. ID296560 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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6 Allen, Walter [Editor] Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century
London Heinemann 1971 0434018309 / 9780434018307 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. ID274050 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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D-DAY JUNE, 6 1944 THE CLIMACTIC BATTLE OF WORLD WAR II, Ambrose, Stephen
7 Ambrose, Stephen D-DAY JUNE, 6 1944 THE CLIMACTIC BATTLE OF WORLD WAR II
New York Pocket Books 2002 0743449746 / 9780743449748 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 655 pages ID295477 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition), Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric
8 Amosss, Berthe & Suben, Eric Writing and Illustrating Children's Books for Publication. Two Perspectives. (Revised Edition)
Cincinnati Writer's Digest Books 2005 1582973539 / 9781582973531 Revised Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour photographs and black & white drawings. 124 pages Learn hjow to compete with competitive authors and name-brand series; how you can write, research, and even illustrate on the computer; how you can communicate with publishers via email and the internet. ID292074 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Jack and Jackie.  Portrait of an American Marriage, Andersen, Christopher
9 Andersen, Christopher Jack and Jackie. Portrait of an American Marriage
Milsons Point, NSW Random House Australia 1996 0091834147 / 9780091834142 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 400 pages An inspiring, sympathetic, and compelling look at two mythic figures, "Jack & Jackie" is more than just the definitive portrait of their marriage. ID295539 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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When Village Bells Were Silent, Archer, Fred
10 Archer, Fred When Village Bells Were Silent
Newton Abbot Readers Union 1975 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book is slightly cocked. Dust jacket has small chips to spine ends and rear upper edge. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages The author's recollections of village life during World War 2. ID290946 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Black Jack The life and times of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan, Arneil, Stan
11 Arneil, Stan Black Jack The life and times of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan
Melbourne Macmillan 1983 0333339088 / 9780333339084 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 178pages A biography of Brigadier "Black Jack" Galleghan who fought in two world wars and held commissioned rank for 50 years. His military career was punctuated with bitter clashes with the top brass - many of whom he did not like much. In his last command, he staged the biggest ambush on WW2 resulting in 1000 Japanese soldiers being killed. For this he received the very rare distinction of getting a commendation from the Japanese High Command. As a POW, he maintained strict discipline and was held in high regard, even awe, by the Japanese. ID15402 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Arnold-Forster, Mark The Siege of Berlin
London Collins 1979 0002167395 / 9780002167390 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 172 pages ID212388 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Billy Two-Toes' Rainbow, Atkinson, Hugh
13 Atkinson, Hugh Billy Two-Toes' Rainbow
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1982 0170059634 / 9780170059633 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A lovely copy. 309 pages A thriller based in Coober Pedy by the bestselling author of The Games, The Reckoning etc. ID245411 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976, 1976-1993, Auhl, Ian
14 Auhl, Ian From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976, 1976-1993
Adelaide City of Tea Tree Gully 1993 0959611029 / 9780959611021 3rd Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's neat stamp to front pastedown. And initials and number to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 399 pages +appendices Originally published in 1976, this updated edition includes two new chapters by Robin Taylor one on Tea Tree Gully since 1976 and another on the new Golden Grove development since 1970. ID228231 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Courtneys.  A Victorian Military Family, Austin, Ron
15 Austin, Ron The Courtneys. A Victorian Military Family
McCrae Slouch Hat Publications 2009 0980637309 / 9780980637304 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Signed by author. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour photos of medals to rear. 200 pages Most Australian visitors to Gallipoli pass by the war cemetery bearing the title "Courtney's and Steele's Post" - few understand the significance. In 1915 this area was held by 14 Bn AIF commanded by Lt Col Richard Courtney and became known as Courtney's Post. The saga of the Courtney's starts in Ireland and moves to Australia during the Gold Rush. Military service became a tradition and carried on for over four generations. This book, well illustrated with photos from the Courtney collections, provides the reader with a valuable insight into the development of the Australian Army from colonial times through two world wars and beyond. ID255702 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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The Changing of the Guard. Graphic Incidents of the Two World Wars Reproduced from Official and Other Photographs, Australian War Memorial
16 Australian War Memorial The Changing of the Guard. Graphic Incidents of the Two World Wars Reproduced from Official and Other Photographs
Canberra Australian War Memorial 1943 3rd Edition Hardback 
Oblong Quarto size. Very Good in original gilt decorated green boards. Still has complete box, albeit a little battered. Hinges reinforced with dark green library tape - as issued ? Numerous tipped-in photographs with text describing the context of each photograph. An impressive volume. Still has the original receipt dated 7-5-43! This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 104 pages ID295681 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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Enchantment's Deception, Averay, Amber
17 Averay, Amber Enchantment's Deception
Durham Eloquent Books 2010 1609117808 / 9781609117801 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 527 pages Above a plent called Bartral, two alien races battle;but unbeknown to them, a witch on Zircondia watches and listens. ID289633 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Trespassers at Charlcote, Avery, Gillian
18 Avery, Gillian Trespassers at Charlcote
London Collins 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is price-clipped with age-darkened spine. Presentation plate to front free-endpaper. Previous owners details [same person] to half-title page. Black & white illustrations by Dick Hart. 254 pages By the author of The Warden's Niece. This was Gillian Avery's second book after the success of The Warden's Niece. This story follows the adventures of two families of children spending their holidays in Victorian Oxfordshire countryside. Francis Copplestone, the eccentric curate from The Warden's Niece, makes another appearance. A delightful book by this highly regarded children's writer. ID269305 
Price: 90.00 AUD
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Leaves in the Wind, Backhouse, Elizabeth
19 Backhouse, Elizabeth Leaves in the Wind
Perth C.H. Pitman 1946 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket chipped at spine ends and upper corners with minor loss - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 264pages The Australian based story of three young woman, an artist, a scientist and a Julie who aspires to marriage and respectability. Elizabeth Backhouse [ 1917-2013] was an Australian novelist, playwright, scriptwriter who served in the WAAF during World War Two. ID8499 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Balgarnie's Salt, Barlo & Shaw
20 Barlo & Shaw Balgarnie's Salt
Saltaire Nemine Juvante [Saltaire] Publications 2003 0954584007 / 9780954584009 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Small bump to base of boards. Black & white illustrations. 371 pages Partly written in the 19th century and the remainder in the 21st century. In the ten months following Sir Titus Salt's death in 1876, the Rev. Robert Balgarnie wrote a biography of Sir Titus. The original text of this biography is reproduced here as the main part of this book. The two [current] authors have added over 359 footnotes of commentary and additions. They have also augmented the original illustrations with other plans and images. ID265384 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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