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Millennium and Charisma among Pathans. A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology, Ahmed, Akbar S.
1 Ahmed, Akbar S. Millennium and Charisma among Pathans. A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083483 / 9780710083487 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition in a Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. xvii, 173 pages 'The study provides an anthropological and critical re-examination of the ethnography of the Swat Pathan [the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.] ID248911 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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2 Anderson, M.W. & Savory, Brett Alexander (Editors) The Last Pentacle of the Sun Writings in Support of the West Memphis Three
Vancouver Arsenal Pulp Press 2004 1551521628 / 9781551521626 Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Black & white illustrations by Clive Barker. 202 pages The first collection of writings in support of the West Memphis Three - case-related essays by observers and participants in the case, lyrics by Metallica and dark fiction. ID255772 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Railway Inquiry Commission Third and Final Report (Parliamentary Papers No 23), Anthony, P. A. (Commissioner)
3 Anthony, P. A. (Commissioner) Railway Inquiry Commission Third and Final Report (Parliamentary Papers No 23)
Adelaide House of Assembly, South Australia 1918 1st thus Softcover 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Good Condition. Disbound papers from the South Australian Parliamentary Papers. Stab holes down left hand side. Light age-toning to edges. One fold-out chart (Comparative Trials of Victoria Light Lines "DD" Superheater and South Australian Class "RX" Non-Superheater Locomotives). Nine fold-out plans and one single page plan. 31 pages + Maps The Plans are number 9 to 18. As far as we can determine the Plans 1-8 were contained in the earlier reports. Plans are: No. 9 & 10: Adelaide Railway Station remodelling; No. 11: SAR Diagram showing proposed 4'.8½" Gauge Railways in the vicinity of Adelaide; No. 12: Completed 4'.8½" Gauge Zone via Wilmington; No. 13: Completed 4'.8½" Gauge Zone via West of Flinders Ranges; No. 14 Balaklava and Wilmington Line Diagram of Gradients Gauge 3'.6"; No. 15 Murray Bridge Proposed New Railway Bridge and Deviation; No. 16: Islington Locomotive and Carriage Workshops Proposed Extensions; No. 17: Port Lincoln Proposed Shipping Accommodation; No. 18: Section of Driving Wheel Tyres Class "K" engines 5'.3" Gauge. ID294815 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Commando White Diamond. Memoir of Service of the 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron Australia and the South-West Pacific 1942-1945, Astill, Don
4 Astill, Don Commando White Diamond. Memoir of Service of the 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron Australia and the South-West Pacific 1942-1945
Sydney Australian Military History Publications 1996 0958669317 / 9780958669313 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 112 pages The unit history of 2/8 Australian Commando Squadron in the south west Pacific during 1942-1945 ID161800 
Price: 180.00 AUD
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5 Avni, Zeev False Flag The Inside Story of the Spy Who Worked for Moscow and the Israelis
London St Ermines Press 1999 0316848360 / 9780316848367 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size, Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Some pages are lightly rubbed/creased at corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 215pages With an Introduction by Nigel West and a Postscript by yehuda Prag. ID232797 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure, Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric
6 Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure
Le Havre ditions du Musum d'histoire naturelle du Havre/MkF editions 2016 9791092305296 1st Australian Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Translated from the French by Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby. 391 pages On 19 October 1800, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur set sail on a voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands led by Nicolas Baudin. He soon demonstrated his talents as a natural history artist. Driven by an insatiable curiosity, during a golden age for natural history and learned societies, he travelled constantly throughout his life. His sketchbooks and vellums provide a record of the animals, landscapes and indigenous people he encountered. ID292443 
Price: 84.95 AUD
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Australian Caves, Cliffs, and Waterfalls, Barrett, Charles
7 Barrett, Charles Australian Caves, Cliffs, and Waterfalls
Melbourne Georgian House 1944 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in a Fair dustjacket [now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve]. DJ is chipped at spine ends and corners with sticky tape repairs to the interior. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 127 pages Covers the Jenolan Caves and Yarrangobilly; Buchan Caves and underground South Australia; Caves of the West; Wonders of the Nullabor; Nature as Sculptor; Mountain Peaks and Gorges; Mystery Lakes; Australian Waterfalls; and Cave Dwellers, past and present. ID283315 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Barton, Gina Fatal Identity
Middleton, Wisconsin Badger Books 2008 1932542361 / 9781932542363 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Pp17, 87-94 Some pages are lightly creased at corners. 204 pages A true crime story of friendship, deception and murder. ID273505 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The History of the Sunset Railway including the McKittrick Branch of the Southern Pacific Company, Bergman, John F.
9 Bergman, John F. The History of the Sunset Railway including the McKittrick Branch of the Southern Pacific Company
Bakersfield, CA Kern County Historical Society 1994 0943500141 / 9780943500140 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Very scarce - especially in this condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 114 pages This is the story of Kern County's oil boom rail lines - built by the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe Railroads. Together, the Sunset Railway and the SP's McKittrick Branch boasted just over 100 miles of track stretching west of Bakersfield to the oil fields on the slopes of the Coast Range. ID275196 
Price: 350.00 AUD
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The White Plume.  A pictorial representation of the steam locomotive, Bowman, Charles
10 Bowman, Charles The White Plume. A pictorial representation of the steam locomotive
Montreal Railfare Enterprises Ltd 1976 0919130267 / 9780919130265 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 160 pages A collection of Charles Bowman's photographs. Divided into five sections: Canada & USA; England; Scotland; West Germany; Austria. ID282563 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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'Go West, Young Woman', Branson, Shirley
11 Branson, Shirley 'Go West, Young Woman'
Willaston, SA Published by the Author 1995 0646203622 / 9780646203621 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. B/w plan. 95pages ID162053 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Thebarton and West Torrens Sketchbook, Branson, V.M. (Text) and John, David (Drawings)
12 Branson, V.M. (Text) and John, David (Drawings) Thebarton and West Torrens Sketchbook
Adelaide Rigby 1978 0727005480 / 9780727005489 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. Black & white illustrations. 64 pages ID295762 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Renaissance Bazaar.  From The Silk Road to Michaelangelo, Brotton, Jerry
13 Brotton, Jerry The Renaissance Bazaar. From The Silk Road to Michaelangelo
Oxford Oxford University Press 2003 0192802658 / 9780192802651 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 243 pages This is a timely and controversial book that explodes the myth of the European Renaissance as a founding moment of cultural superiority: it was a time when East and West encountered each other as equals. ID296349 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Legend of Baby Doe The Life and Times of the Silver Queen of the West, Burke, John
14 Burke, John The Legend of Baby Doe The Life and Times of the Silver Queen of the West
New York G.P. Putnam and Sons 1974 Book Club Edition [noted on dustjacket] Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Near Very Good Dutjacket. Dustjacket spine is sunned and it is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 248 pages The biography of Elizabeth McCourt Doe Tabor. ID199487 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Men That God Forgot, Butler, Richard
15 Butler, Richard The Men That God Forgot
Melbourne Hutchinson 1975 0091245001 / 9780091245009 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has very minor discolouration to top 2.5cm of rear panel & is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Endpaper maps. 255 pages A novel of life on the prison settlement on Sarah Island [in Macquarie Harbour on the desolate south-west coast of Van Diemen's Land] and of the ten convicts who developed a plan to seize the vessel transporting them to Port Arthur. Five years on their battle for freedom continued. ID287752 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America, Cameron, Roderick
16 Cameron, Roderick Viceroyalties of the West The Spanish Empire in Latin America
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1968 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and spine lightly faded. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 276 pages ID184578 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The New Frontier  Australia's Rising Northwest, Carter, Jeff
17 Carter, Jeff The New Frontier Australia's Rising Northwest
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1971 020712146X / 9780207121463 1st Edition 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 Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and whitemaps. Previous owner's name to the title page. 90 pages ID254274 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Ides of August The Berlin Wall Crisis 1961, Cate, Curtis
18 Cate, Curtis The Ides of August The Berlin Wall Crisis 1961
New York M.Evans and Company 1978 0871312557 / 9780871312556 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Light foxing to edges. Small Remainder mark to bottom-edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Endpaper maps. 535 pages On August 13, 1961, East German troops began stretching coils of barbed wire across the border checkpoints between East and West Berlin, inhibiting free transit between the two sectors as guaranteed under the Four-Power Pact that governed the divided city. Within days, the wire was replaced by 28 miles of compressed rubble, and the historic Berlin Wall was born. ID250990 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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North-West by South, Cato, Nancy
19 Cato, Nancy North-West by South
London Heinemann 1965 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 nice copy. 282pages ID236206 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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20 Chappell, Ian My World of Cricket
Sydney Murray Book Distributors 1977 0909950334 / 9780909950330 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Slight wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 160 pages Ian Chappell discusses everything from his early days, the Chappell family, captaincy of the Australian cricket team, other cricketing nations - written during the turmoil of the early days of Packer- led World Series Cricket. ID270651 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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