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Rymill. His Life and Times, de Meyrick, Rosemary
161 de Meyrick, Rosemary Rymill. His Life and Times
Benalla, Vic Aldgate Publishers 2003 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 360 pages An intimate story of the life of Sir Arthur Rymill, full of wide variety, triumph and tragedy, in an era that saw four wars and huge social changes. Uncommon. ID201821 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread.  The Life of Joice Nankivell Loch., de Vries, Susanna
162 de Vries, Susanna Blue Ribbons Bitter Bread. The Life of Joice Nankivell Loch.
Brisbane Pirgos Press 2007 0958540861 / 9780958540865 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 364 pages The biography of the Australian writer who saved thousand of lives in Europe before and during World War 2 ID285481 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Journals of Denton Welch, De-la-Noy, Michael
163 De-la-Noy, Michael The Journals of Denton Welch
Harmondsworth Penguin 1984 0140100938 / 9780140100938 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Interior starting to tan at page edges. 378 pages Welch's journals from 1942 until just before his death in 1948. ID293499 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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164 deButts, Mary [editor] Growing Up in the 1850s. The Journal Of Agnes Lee
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 1984 0807842435 / 9780807842430 Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 151 pages Agnes Lee was the 5th child of Robert E. Lee. ID206246 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Dark Dreams Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers Aged 11-20 years, Dechian, Sonja; Millar, Heather; Sallis, Eva (Editors)
165 Dechian, Sonja; Millar, Heather; Sallis, Eva (Editors) Dark Dreams Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers Aged 11-20 years
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2004 1862546290 / 9781862546295 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 213 pages An anthology of essays, interviews and short stories in which the young authors relate or recreate the story of someone who came to Australia as a refugee. ID291432 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Life and Character of Charles Dickens, Dent, H. C.
166 Dent, H. C. The Life and Character of Charles Dickens
London The Queensway Press no date circa 1930s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine and portion of front cover a little faded with some mild rubbing to spine ends and corners. Black & white illustrations. 508 pages ID293216 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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167 DIAMOND, Marion Creative Meddler: The Life and Fantasies of Charles St Julian
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1990 0522844235 / 9780522844238 1st Edition Hardback 
22x14.5cm, Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Black & white illustrations. [x]179pages. ID226744 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Dickens' London, Dickens Charles  [Selected and Edited by Rosalind Vallance)
168 Dickens Charles [Selected and Edited by Rosalind Vallance) Dickens' London
London The Folio Society 2012 12th Impression Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Black & white illustrations by George Cruikshank 239 pages ID275615 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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169 Dickins, Barry Articles of Light. Reflections on lowlifes, ratbags and angels
Ringwood Penguin Original 2000 0140297529 / 9780140297522 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xii, 289 pages Dickins has the ability to catch the absurdity and loveliness of normality. ID269354 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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H.G. Wells: His Turbulent Life And Times, Dickson, Lovat
170 Dickson, Lovat H.G. Wells: His Turbulent Life And Times
London Readers Union 1971 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 330 pages Herbert George "H. G." Wells was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. ID202443 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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171 Dimbleby, Jonathan Richard Dimbleby A Biography
London Hodder & Stoughton 1975 0340177446 / 9780340177440 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 422 pages ID242604 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Desert Flower.  The Extraordinary Life of a Desert Nomad, Dirie, Waris
172 Dirie, Waris Desert Flower. The Extraordinary Life of a Desert Nomad
London Virago Press 1998 1860496067 / 9781860496066 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift Inscription to Preliminary Pages. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 238 pages ID171211 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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173 Dirie, Waris and D'Haem, Jeanne Desert Dawn
London Virago Press 2002 1 86049 853 1 / 9781860498534 Reprint Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 227 pages The story of Waris Dirie's return to Somalia; a story about coming home. ID267262 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Pauline: Napoleon's Favourite Sister, Dixon, Pierson
174 Dixon, Pierson Pauline: Napoleon's Favourite Sister
London Collins 1966 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine very slightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Green boards with gilt decoration on cover. 224 pages The biography of Pauline Bonaparte, who with Josephine and Madame Recamier presided over the Paris of the First Empire. ID250135 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Twentieth-Century Life, Donaldson, Frances
175 Donaldson, Frances A Twentieth-Century Life
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1992 0297810987 / 9780297810988 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Very Good+ condition in Very Good+ Dustjacket. The price-clipped dustjacket is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. vii, 248pp The autobiography of British author, Baroness Donaldson of Kingsbridge [1907-1994]. Member of the 1920s café society, a farmer, biographer and for many years at the centre of British cultural life. ID236099 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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176 Doty, Mark Firebird A Memoir
London Jonathan Cape 2000 0224060201 / 9780224060202 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Ink annotation to blank page at rear. 200 pages ID225637 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Come Wind, Come Weather. The autobiography of Anne Eleanor Dow [nee Moore] Signed by Author, Dow, Anne E.
177 Dow, Anne E. Come Wind, Come Weather. The autobiography of Anne Eleanor Dow [nee Moore] Signed by Author
Adelaide Seaview Press 2000 1740081110 / 9781740081115 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Inscription to title page by the author. 296 pages South Australian author and social worker, Anne Dow's autobiography. Born in 1923 she grew up in Adelaide, served in the WAAF during World War Two and raised her family - living and working in Adelaide. ID264804 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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178 Doyle, Evelyn Evelyn: A True Story
London Orion 2002 0752853686 / 9780752853680 Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. A little creasing to covers. Front free endpaper price clipped. 182 pages The heartrending story of a father's fight to reclaim his children from the Irish Government and, in the process, free hundreds of children who had also been taken from their families. ID248002 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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179 Doyle, Roddy Rory & Ita
London Vintage 2002 0670032042 / 9780670032044 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size.Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. . Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 338 pages The biography of Roddy Doyle's parents. ID231470 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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180 Drake, Mary The Trees Were Green. Memories of Growing Up After the Great War
Sydney Hale & Iremonger 1984 0868061301 / 9780868061306 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Some light foxing to page edges. 136 pages ID256738 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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