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1 The Man Booker Prize: 35 years of the best in contemporary fiction 1969-2003
The Booker Prize Foundation 2003 0953392112 / 9780953392117 Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 77 pages Includes a list of winners, shortlisted authors and the panels of judges. ID260742 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy], Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays]
2 Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays] Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy]
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2003 1862546185 / 9781862546189 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. Signed by Ian Abdulla & Stephen Fox on front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 103 pages Ian is recognised as one of Australia's most distinctive and appealing contemporary artists. This book takes you on a journey into the world of the artist as he grew up along the River Murray. You'll find it enchanting and provocative. ID279674 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Gods of Modern Grub Street.  Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Adcock, A. St. John
3 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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4 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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Farewell to Old England: A Broadside History of Early Australia, Anderson, Hugh
5 Anderson, Hugh Farewell to Old England: A Broadside History of Early Australia
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1964 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. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 212 pages To produce this book the author collected hundreds of broadsides [the printed songs that used to be hawked about the streets from England and colonial Australia] and made a selection of the most interesting of them. He then added contemporary passages from diaries, letters, and other sources. ID321 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Beauty of the Beastly. New Views on the Nature of Life, Angler, Natalie
6 Angler, Natalie The Beauty of the Beastly. New Views on the Nature of Life
London Abacus 1996 0349107696 / 9780349107691 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xxii, 278 pages Pulitzer Prize winning science writer, Natalie Angler brings together a series of essays to convey the discoveries of contemporary biological science. ID280874 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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7 Anthony, Earl; Taylor, Dawson Earl Anthony's Championship Bowling
Chicago Contemporary Books 1983 0809254905 / 9780809254903 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 226 pages ID211206 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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8 Arndt, H.W. The Rise and Fall of Economic Growth - A Study in Contemporary Thought
Melbourne Melbourne Longman Cheshire 1978 0582712149 / 9780582712140 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine faded - now protected in plastic cover. 161 pages ID234479 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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An Economic History of England 1870-1939, Ashworth, William
9 Ashworth, William An Economic History of England 1870-1939
London Methuen 1965 Reprint 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. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Very faint scattered foxing to book edges. Bookseller label to Front Free End paper. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 438 pages This book deals with the most complex and rapidly changing phase of England's Economic development. ID293959 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Siege of Delhi.  Mutiny Memories of an Old Officer, Barter, Richard
10 Barter, Richard The Siege of Delhi. Mutiny Memories of an Old Officer
London The Folio Society 1984 1st thus Cloth Boards 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Bound in canvas cloth and printed lithographically with a contemporary engraving. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs/plates 130 pages ID235687 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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11 Barton, Rod The Weapons Detective The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector
Melbourne Black Inc. Agenda 2006 0975076957 / 9780975076958 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. x, 278 pages Describes the fascinating chess-game of weapons inspection. ID254436 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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An Essay on the Nature of Contemporary England, Belloc, Hilaire
12 Belloc, Hilaire An Essay on the Nature of Contemporary England
London Constable 1937 1st Edition Hardback 80 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some age darkening to spine. Endpapers lightly tanned and light wear to the spine ends. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. ix, 80pp Organised thus: Introduction; The Three Characteristics; The Stuff; England is an Aristocratic State; England is Protestant; England is Commercial; Conclusion. ID239622 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Affinities and Intuitions: The Gerald S. Elliott Collection of Contemporary Art, Benezra, Neal
13 Benezra, Neal Affinities and Intuitions: The Gerald S. Elliott Collection of Contemporary Art
London Thames and Hudson 1990 0500235775 / 9780500235775 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. With 198 illustrations, 181 in colour. 312pages. Published to coincide with the exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago, this survey examines in detail more than 170 key pieces, documenting most of the major stylistic art trends of the last twenty - five years. ID8105 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia 73 Artists [Inscribed by Author], Berry, Michael
14 Berry, Michael Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia 73 Artists [Inscribed by Author]
Kunyung, Victoria Krispin P/L 2003 0646423266 / 9780646423265 1st Edition Hardback 
Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Two business cards have been sticky-taped to pages 42 & 70. Inscribed by the author on title page. 148 pages Looks at the works of 73 Australian artists. ID289213 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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A Lady's Life In The Rocky Mountains, Bird, Isabella L.
15 Bird, Isabella L. A Lady's Life In The Rocky Mountains
London The Folio Society 1988 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Neat bookplate to front free endpaper. Green cloth boards decorated with contemporary engraving. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 176 pages ID210714 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Clinical Insights: New Clinical Concepts in Marital Therapy, Bjorksten, Oliver J. W.
16 Bjorksten, Oliver J. W. Clinical Insights: New Clinical Concepts in Marital Therapy
Washington American Psychiatric Press 1985 0880480742 / 9780880480741 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light rubbing to spine edges. 165 pages Contents include: Sociodemographic Aspects of Contemporary American Marriage; Marital Status and Psychiatric Morbidity; Marital Status and Health; Second Marriages; An Integrative Approach to Couples Therapy. ID2243 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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A Few Royal Occasions, Bradbury, Sue [Selected by]
17 Bradbury, Sue [Selected by] A Few Royal Occasions
London The Folio Society 1977 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in pictorial boards. No dustjacket or slipcase as issued in this case. Introduction by John Letts. 64 pages This was published as an additional title outside the general programme. Consists of brief sketches of royal events drawn from a variety of (usually) contemporary sources as published in Folio Society books over the previous thirty years. ID259316 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People. A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia: Volume 1, Bradley, John with Yanyuwa Families
18 Bradley, John with Yanyuwa Families Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People. A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia: Volume 1
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016 1925003671 / 9781925003673 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. xxvii, 589 pages . Following a poignant framing Preface and Introduction, chapters consider the country of Yanyuwa language (with b/w illustration); the various historical and contemporary recorders and recordings of the language; examples of 35 significant Yanyuwa texts recorded between 1959 and 2013, many of them extensive and all with both word-by-word and more polished English translations; over 100 Yanyuwa song poetry texts – many short but others involving extended song cycles – and their English translations; 26 pivotal Yanyuwa Ancestral Dreaming stories and their English translations. Appendices cover: Yanyuwa words games; Yanyuwa string games (with b/w illustration); Yanyuwa sign language (with b/w illustration). Includes bibliography and index. Volume II will be published later. ID290746 
Price: 63.95 AUD
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19 Braithwaite, Brian; Walsh, Noelle, Davies, Glyn (Compilers) Ragtime to Wartime. The Best of Good Housekeeping 1922-1939
London Leopard 1995 0752900455 / 9780752900452 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 23cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Previous owner's neat stamp to half-title page. Black & white illustrations. Endpapers decorated with front covers of Good Housekeeping 192 pages Articles on fashion, contemporary fiction, from 1922-1939 from ' Good Housekeeping', the pre-eminent women's magazine in the Twenties and Thirties. Includes contributions from Ogden Nash, Eric Linklater, Virginia Woolf and Beverley Nichols. ID274061 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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20 BRODKEY, Harold The Runaway Soul
London Jonathan Cape 1991 0224030019 / 9780224030014 1st Edition Hardback 
Very good in Very good Dustjacket, lower corners slightly bumped 835pages. ID1935 
Price: 27.50 AUD
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