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Old New Zealand A Tale of The Good Old Times and A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1846, Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe and also Maori Traditions., A Pakeha Maori [Introduction by Dr Hocken]
1 A Pakeha Maori [Introduction by Dr Hocken] Old New Zealand A Tale of The Good Old Times and A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1846, Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe and also Maori Traditions.
Auckland Whitcombe and Tombs Limited 1922[1863] Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages (twice). Some mild foxing to fore edge Illustrated with Black and White plates. 386 pages An early history of New Zealand with a section on Maori traditions. ID170215 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Because Each Life Is Precious.  Why an Iraqi Man Risked Everything for Private Jessica Lynch, Al-Rehaief, Mohammed Odeh [with Jeff Coplon]
2 Al-Rehaief, Mohammed Odeh [with Jeff Coplon] Because Each Life Is Precious. Why an Iraqi Man Risked Everything for Private Jessica Lynch
New York Harper Collins Publishers 2003 0060590548 / 9780060590543 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Like new. 212 pages The story of the Iraqi man who risked his life to save Private Jessica Lynch. Mohammed Al-Rehaief's story is the tale of what it is like to grow up in a society where violence and betrayal are everyday events, where one in five adult males worked for the State's security apparatus and where a President demanded absolute loyalty and adulation, and how this lead him to save Private Lynch and change his life forever. ID233484 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Lunatic's Tale Forever Single, Allen, Woody
3 Allen, Woody The Lunatic's Tale Forever Single
Minneapolis Redpath Press 1986 1556280017 / 9781556280016 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Card wraps. Very slight age-toning to spine and edges. Black & white illustrations.Etienne Delessert. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 29 pages part of the Redpath 'A Perfect Present ' Series. ID297740 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Little Cockerel, Ambrus, Victor G.
4 Ambrus, Victor G. The Little Cockerel
New York Harcourt Brace & World Inc 1968 1st US Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The white dustjacket is a little grubby with some loss to spine ends. Wonderful colour illustrations by award winning illustrator, Victor Ambrus. Unpaginated A retelling of a Hungarian folk tale. ID296878 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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They Lived To Tell The Tale, Andrews, John; Dockrill, Peter (Editors)
5 Andrews, John; Dockrill, Peter (Editors) They Lived To Tell The Tale
Ultimo, NSW Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Ltd 2010 1921743344 / 9781921743344 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition in pictorial boards. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, colour maps and drawings. 479 Pages Incredible real-life stories of adventure and survival. ID281746 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Tale of Hansel and Gretel Nibble Nibble Mousekin., Anglund, Joan Walsh
6 Anglund, Joan Walsh A Tale of Hansel and Gretel Nibble Nibble Mousekin.
London Collins 1964 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down. Colour and black & white illustrations. 30 pages Beautifully illustrated, ID297991 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Shrigley Abduction.  A Tale of Anguish, Deceit and Violation of the Domestic Hearth, Ashby, Abby & Jones, Audrey
7 Ashby, Abby & Jones, Audrey The Shrigley Abduction. A Tale of Anguish, Deceit and Violation of the Domestic Hearth
Phoenix Mill Sutton Publishing 2003 0750932805 / 9780750932806 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 258 pages The notorious abduction of Ellen Turner by Edward Gibbon Wakefield. ID287299 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean, Ballantyne, Robert Michael
8 Ballantyne, Robert Michael The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean
London T. Nelson and Sons 1901 New Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Ornately decorated boards with gilt titles to face and spine. Gilt to edges. Black & white illustrations. 336 pages First published in 1858. ID298201 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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9 Bantock, Nick The Venetian's Wife. A strangely sensual tale of a renaissance explorer, a computer, and a metamorphosis
Sydney Hodder 1996 0733603785 / 9780733603785 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour illustrations by the author. 131 pages A richly illustrated tale of a relentless quest, an amorous legacy, and the resonating power of art. ID180027 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Brother's Tale, Barstow, Stan
10 Barstow, Stan A Brother's Tale
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118936 / 9780718118938 1st UK 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. 206pages ID180437 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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11 Bennett, Jack The Lieutenant. An Epic Tale of Courage and Endurance on the High Seas
London Angus & Robertson 1977 0207133956 / 9780207133954 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. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 130 pages A novel based on the true story of William Bligh and the aftermath of the mutiny on the Bounty. ID272137 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Master Skylark.  A Story of Shakspere's Time, Bennett, John
12 Bennett, John Master Skylark. A Story of Shakspere's Time
London Tom Stacey Ltd 1972 0854681434 / 9780854681433 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Faint scattered marks to bottom edge. 256 pages Master Skylark is the tale of his adventures there; of his homesickness and how he was comforted by Carew's Daughter, Cicely. ID290102 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Postmistress, Blake, Sarah
13 Blake, Sarah The Postmistress
Camberwell, Victoria Viking 2010 0670918687 / 9780670918683 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 326 pages "Is an unforgettable tale of the secrets we must bear or bury. It is about what happens to love during wartime, when those we cherish leave. And how every story of love or war is about looking left when we should have been looking right" ID295175 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Ulysses Found, Bradford, Ernle
14 Bradford, Ernle Ulysses Found
London Readers Union 1964 Book Club Edition Hardbound 
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 with a small abrasion to front panel and some mild marking to both front and back. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. xvii, 238 pages Ernle Bradford believes the tale of Ulysses and the Odyssey was not true but a description of the sea as the early Greeks came to know it. Adventure by adventure, he traces the Odysseus’ voyage. ID273403 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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CREDO, BRAGG, Melvyn
15 BRAGG, Melvyn CREDO
London Sceptre 1996 0340667052 / 9780340667057 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. 757 pages An epic tale of the Dark Ages ID290297 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Household Stories from the Collection of the Bros Grimm (Facsimile Classics Series), Brothers Grimm; Translated from the German by Lucy Crane
16 Brothers Grimm; Translated from the German by Lucy Crane Household Stories from the Collection of the Bros Grimm (Facsimile Classics Series)
London Macmillan 1979 0333273885 / 9780333273883 Facsimile 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. DJ spine faded. Sepia-toned illustrations by Walter Crane. 269 pages First published in 1882. ID297119 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Cut Off From the World, Bullen, Frank
17 Bullen, Frank Cut Off From the World
London T. Fisher Unwin 1909 Colonial Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some light marking to boards. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Paper at front hinge lightly cracked. Light offset to endpapers. Colour frontispiece 348 pages A nautical tale from this British author stirring sea tales. ID257880 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Max and Maurice A Moral Tale in Seven Parts, Busch, Wilhelm (Written & Illustrated by)
18 Busch, Wilhelm (Written & Illustrated by) Max and Maurice A Moral Tale in Seven Parts
London Abelard-Schuman 1975 0200721844 / 9780200721844 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Black & white illustrations by Wilhelm Busch. Translated by Anthea Bell 56 pages First published in the 1860s in Germany. The children's classic that inspired so many other naughty little boys ID296740 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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War Behind the Wire: Australian Prisoners of War, Caulfield, Michael [Edited by]
19 Caulfield, Michael [Edited by] War Behind the Wire: Australian Prisoners of War
Sydney Hachette Australia 2008 0733621112 / 9780733621116 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. x, 357 pages These compelling stories come from an extraordinary collection of over 2000 interviews commissioned and supported by the Commonwealth government's Department of Veterans Affairs. The Archive is comprised of interviews of Australians from all our wars, conflicts and peacekeeping missions from World War I and has over 200 from men, women and children who spent years behind the wire yet lived to tell the tale... and the stories of those people they do not want forgotten. ID275903 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Gentlemen of the Road, Chabon, Michael
20 Chabon, Michael Gentlemen of the Road
London Sceptre 2007 0340953543 / 9780340953549 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. No dustjacket as issued. Gilt decorated boards. Black & white illustrations by Gary Gianni. Coloured maps to endpapers. 204 pages A medieval adventure tale. ID290289 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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