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Proud Australian Boy A Biography of Russell Braddon, Starck, Nigel
12321 Starck, Nigel Proud Australian Boy A Biography of Russell Braddon
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2012 1921875402 / 9781921875403 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Foreword by Dame Joan Sutherland. 284 pages Russell Braddon, Burma Railway survivor and a prolific writer has left a remarkable legacy - from his POW memoir [The Naked Island], several biographies including Nancy Wake & Joan Sutherland, television documentaries and much much more. But he was a complex man with many sides - a telepathy act in London, a political action group and Chairman of the Society of Australian Writers for some 25 years. This biography investigates Braddon's many challenges and achievements. ID271279 
Price: 36.95 AUD
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Legacies of War, Starck, Nigel [Edited by]
12322 Starck, Nigel [Edited by] Legacies of War
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2012 1921875925 / 9781921875922 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 230 pages Sixteen writers with a shared passion for military history combine their talents for storytelling in Legacies of War. There are true tales of courage and triumph, destruction and waste, forgiveness and despair. Four themes underpin the narrative: Wounds of War; Artefacts of War; Writing War; Memory and Memorial. Each, in turn, presents the research discoveries and field observations of four specialist authors ID269721 
Price: 42.95 AUD
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The Spiral Dance. A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess, Starhawk
12323 Starhawk The Spiral Dance. A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess
New York Harper & Row 1989 0062508148 / 9780062508140 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 288 pages Special 10th anniversary edition with a new Introduction and chapter by chapter commentary by the author. ID298738 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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12324 Starke, Ruth Writers, Readers & Rebels Upfront and backstage at Australia's top literary festival
Adelaide Wakefield Press 1998 1862544433 / 9781862544437 Trade Paperbk 
Very Good+ condition. 256pages ID5081 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Raggle Taggle Adventures with a Fiddle in Hungary and Roumania, Starkie, Walter
12325 Starkie, Walter Raggle Taggle Adventures with a Fiddle in Hungary and Roumania
London John Murray 1935 1st Cheap Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has some edgewear with a half circle clipped from top front edge and a circular hole at centre of spine. Page edges lightlry tanned. Black & white frontispiece by Arthur Rackham. xvi, 399 pages The author's account of his 1929 journey through Hungary and Roumania carrying only a violin and rucksack. ID298524 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12326 Starkie, Walter Scholars and Gypsies an Autobiography
London John Murray 1963 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Corners and spine ends very slightly rubbed. 324 pages ID200327 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Leonardo Codices & Machines, Starnazzi, Carlo
12327 Starnazzi, Carlo Leonardo Codices & Machines
Cartei & Bianchi 2006 8890205628 / 9788890205620 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine condition - Card Wraps. A lovely book in excellent condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs and plates. Foreword by Carlo Pedretti. Scale models made by Niccolai Gabriele. 175 pages ID293207 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Blood. An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce, Starr, Douglas
12328 Starr, Douglas Blood. An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce
London Little, Brown and Company 1999 0316911461 / 9780316911467 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Small ink number to top corner of front free endpaper & half-title page. xiv, 429 pages ID225257 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Creation of the Media.  Political Origins of Modern Communications, Starr, Paul
12329 Starr, Paul The Creation of the Media. Political Origins of Modern Communications
New York Basic Books 2004 0465081932 / 9780465081936 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 484 pages ID298526 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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12330 Starr, Victoria k.d.laing All You Get Is Me
London Harper Collins Publishers 1994 0006382401 / 9780006382409 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xvi, 317 pages The 'definitive ' biography of k.d. lang (Kathy Dawn Lang), entertainer extraordinaire. ID267566 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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English Fairs, Starsmore, Ian
12331 Starsmore, Ian English Fairs
London Thames & Hudson 1975 0500050252 / 9780500050255 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some very faint foxing to edges of preliminary pages. DJ spine lightly faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 128pages Looks at a variety of famous fairs from both the technical and entertainment angle. ID221326 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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12332 Start, Daniel The Open Cage - The Ordeal of the Irian Jaya Hostages.
London Harper Collins 1997 0002558483 / 9780002558488 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 338 pages ID222669 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Oyster: From Montparnasse to Greenwell Point, Stasko, Nicolette
12333 Stasko, Nicolette Oyster: From Montparnasse to Greenwell Point
Sydney HarperCollins 2000 0732268028 / 9780732268022 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.. Black & white illustrations. 304 pages "the definitive biography of one of the symbols of luxury, indulgence and the good life... This is a book for lovers of oysters, food history and beautiful writing." Book DJ blurb ID261250 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Hyde Park Barracks, State Planning Authority of New South Wales
12334 State Planning Authority of New South Wales Hyde Park Barracks
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1965 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. .Contains b/w diagrams, maps, illustrations and photographs. 49 pages ID195919 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench?  Hardware Stores amd Hardware Stories, Staten, Vince
12335 Staten, Vince Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench? Hardware Stores amd Hardware Stories
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684801329 / 9780684801322 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 234 pages One thing separates humanity from its beastly origins - tool lust! That's the white heat that hits you behind the eyes when you see the perfect chainsaw or hefty hammer. Where does this white heat strike - in the Hardware Store of course. Discover whether the Swiss Army Knife is really Swiss and other answers that have plagued hardware store aficionados. ID245056 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Origins of Australia's Capital Cities, Statham, Pamela [Editor]
12336 Statham, Pamela [Editor] The Origins of Australia's Capital Cities
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1989 0521362423 / 9780521362429 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations and maps. 364 pages A comprehensive survey, well illustrated with maps and plans, that aims to answer two questions - first why the eight capital cities are where they are and secondly, how each was established. ID259467 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Songwriters, Staveacre, Tony
12337 Staveacre, Tony The Songwriters
London British Broadcasting Corporation 1980 0563176385 / 9780563176381 1st Edition (Presumed) Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 191 pages This book is based on the BBC series of the same title. ID298683 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Destroyer Captain.  Lessons of a First Command, Stavridis, James Admiral
12338 Stavridis, James Admiral Destroyer Captain. Lessons of a First Command
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 2008 1591148499 / 9781591148494 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 Photographs. 202 pages ID295216 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Fabre's Book of Insects Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "souvenirs entomologiques", Stawell, Mrs Rodolph
12339 Stawell, Mrs Rodolph Fabre's Book of Insects Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "souvenirs entomologiques"
London Thomas Nelson and Sons n.d circa 1930 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners. Endpapers tanned. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf) - dated 1933. Gilt to top edge. 287 pages Charming examination of the life of insects from scientific and mythological perspectives ID253612 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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I'm Dying Laughing.  The Humourist, Stead, Christina
12340 Stead, Christina I'm Dying Laughing. The Humourist
London Virago Press 1986 086068797X / 9780860687979 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Pages lightly tanned around edges [common fault]. 447pages. Christina Stead's last novel which was edited and prepared for publication by her literary executor, Prof Ron Geering ID11640 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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