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141 Coote, Stephen Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan hero
London Pocket Books 2005 0743468708 / 9780743468701 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. New Book. Black & white illustrations. 337 pages A re-evaluation of Sir Francis Drake's position in English history which is both a fascinating portrait of the man and his era. ID266954 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Samuel Pepys A Life, Coote, Stephen
142 Coote, Stephen Samuel Pepys A Life
London Hodder & Stoughton 2000 0340751231 / 9780340751237 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Review Copy - label to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xiii, 386 pages ID295231 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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143 Cormick, Craig Kurikka's Dreaming. The true story of Matti Kurikka Socialist, utopian and dreamer
Sydney Simon & Schuster 2000 0731810244 / 9780731810246 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 218 pages ID191008 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridege and Robert Southey, Cottle, Joseph
144 Cottle, Joseph Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridege and Robert Southey
Highgate Lime Tree Bower Press 1970 0902441000 / 9780902441002 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good clear glassine dustjacket, as issued Cople of small chips to the corners and ends of DJ. Facsimile of 1847 edition. 516 pages ID286045 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Journey from Venice A Memoir, Cracknell, Ruth
145 Cracknell, Ruth Journey from Venice A Memoir
Melbourne Viking 2000 0670886149 / 9780670886142 1st Edition, Later Printing Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 271pages ID296228 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Kindness of Sisters.  Annabella Milbanke and the Destruction of the Byrons, Crane, David
146 Crane, David The Kindness of Sisters. Annabella Milbanke and the Destruction of the Byrons
London Harper Collins Publishers 2002 0002570521 / 9780002570527 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 Black and White Photographs. 293 pages ID280091 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Jan Cremer Writes Again, Cremer, Jan (translated by Jon Lulius)
147 Cremer, Jan (translated by Jon Lulius) Jan Cremer Writes Again
New York Grove Press 1969 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some minor marking to DJ spine. 346 pages Jan Cremer is a famous Dutch artist, traveller and writer. This is the second part of his autobiographical trilogy. In this volume Jan continues his madcap adventures in Europe and North Africa. ID200040 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Well I Forget the Rest: The Autobiography of an Optimist, Crewe, Quentin
148 Crewe, Quentin Well I Forget the Rest: The Autobiography of an Optimist
London Hutchinson 1991 0091748356 / 9780091748357 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 278 pages A recounting of an adventurous life as a writer and traveller complicated by the author's muscular dystrophy. ID241621 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Travelling Back: The Memoirs of Sir Walter Crocker, Crocker, Sir Walter
149 Crocker, Sir Walter Travelling Back: The Memoirs of Sir Walter Crocker
Melbourne Macmillan 1981 0333337220 / 9780333337226 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 222pages. ID236230 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Reporter's life, Cronkite, Walter
150 Cronkite, Walter A Reporter's life
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0394578791 / 9780394578798 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 384 pages ID4715 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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151 Crow, Duncan Henry Wikoff. The American Chevalier
London Macgibbon & Kee 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size, VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected. 236 pages ID176954 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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152 Crozier, Brian The Other Brian Croziers
Brinkworth, UK The Claridge Press 2002 1870626648 / 9781870626644 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Gift inscription signed ' Brian' to title page. 325 pages ID252676 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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153 Cudlipp, Hugh Walking on the Water
London The Bodley Head 1976 0370113136 / 9780370113135 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size.VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a mylar (plastic) sleeve. DJ chipped along upper edge. Stain to Title page and throught to p8. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Number inked by previous owner to preliminary pages. 428 pages ID232304 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Looking Over My Shoulder, Cunnington, C. Willett
154 Cunnington, C. Willett Looking Over My Shoulder
London Faber & Faber 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has some chips to spine ends, spine is a little discoloured & previous owner has applied tape to spine ends leaving the area stained. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208 pages The author was a medical practitioner turned clothing historian and the author of several books on women's clothing history. ID236353 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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155 Cusack, Dymphna Chinese Women Speak
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ has some light wear to spine ends - now protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 262 pages. Author travelled China for over 18 months recording the stories of Chinese women ranging from a Manchu Princess to former prostitutes and beggers. ID229238 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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156 D'Eon, Chevalier [translated by Antonia White] Memoirs of the Chevalier D'Eon
London Anthony Blond 1970 0218511345 / 9780218511345 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Significant tape stains to endpapers - but remainder of book is excellent. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 314 pages Louis XV's favourite spy required by Versailles and St James to dress as a man. ID270714 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning : A Psychological Portrait, Dally, Peter
157 Dally, Peter Elizabeth Barrett Browning : A Psychological Portrait
London Macmillan 1989 0333481976 / 9780333481974 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Page edges yellowing and book has a curious foxing-like marking to preliminary pages and corresponding pages at the end of the book. It is very regular and linear rather than the usual spotting. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 214 pages ID257417 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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D.H. Lawrence in Australia, Darroch, Robert
158 Darroch, Robert D.H. Lawrence in Australia
South Melbourne Macmillan Australia 1981 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 Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 130 pages ID286892 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Too Strong for Fantasy., Davenport, Marcia
159 Davenport, Marcia Too Strong for Fantasy.
London Collins 1967 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. Laminate lifting on front spine edge of dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 416 pages A personal record of music literature and politics in America and Europe over half a century. ID222263 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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William Gerhardie: A Biography, Davies, Dido
160 Davies, Dido William Gerhardie: A Biography
Oxford Oxford University Press 1990 0192117947 / 9780192117946 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. 411 pages ID284264 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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