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Cesar Franck and His Circle, Davies, Laurence
161 Davies, Laurence Cesar Franck and His Circle
London Barrie & Jenkins 1970 0214650855 / 9780214650857 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped & now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 380 pages An account of the composer's life and times, covering the whole period from his early struggles as a concert pianist to his election as President of Societe Nationale de Musique. ID283455 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Jacqueline Bouvier An Intimate Memoir, Davis, John H.
162 Davis, John H. Jacqueline Bouvier An Intimate Memoir
New York John Wiley & Sons 1996 0471129453 / 9780471129455 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. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 208 pages A memoir of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's childhood by her cousin and their family historian. ID288872 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Jacqueline Bouvier. An Intimate Memoir, Davis, John H.
163 Davis, John H. Jacqueline Bouvier. An Intimate Memoir
New York John Wiley & Sons 1996 0471129453 / 9780471129455 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs.Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 208 pages ID230335 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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164 Davis, Tony F. Scott, Ernest and Me
Sydney Bantam 2007 1863255540 / 9781863255547 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Very Good condition. Creases to laminate and light wear to edges and corners. 329 pages More than just a hilarious look at the writing process and the shadows cast by literary greats. ID258366 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Brief Candle in the Dark. My Life in Science, Dawkins, Richard
165 Dawkins, Richard Brief Candle in the Dark. My Life in Science
London Bantam Press 2015 0593072553 / 9780593072554 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 Colour and Black & White Photographs. 455 pages ID291190 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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C. Day-Lewis.  An English Literary Life, Day-Lewis, Sean
166 Day-Lewis, Sean C. Day-Lewis. An English Literary Life
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1980 0297777459 / 9780297777458 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. DJ Spine lightly sun-tanned and some discolouration to DJ edges.. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 333 pages ID291566 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The People Smuggler.  The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi, the "Oskar Schindler of Asia" (Signed by Author), De Crespigny, Robin
167 De Crespigny, Robin The People Smuggler. The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi, the "Oskar Schindler of Asia" (Signed by Author)
Melbourne Viking 2012 0670076554 / 9780670076550 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Signed by the author on the Title Page. 352 pages ID288194 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Rymill. His Life and Times, de Meyrick, Rosemary
168 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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The Journals of Denton Welch, De-la-Noy, Michael
169 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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170 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)
171 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.
172 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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Older & Wiser.  Essays 2002-2009, Devine, Frank
173 Devine, Frank Older & Wiser. Essays 2002-2009
Sydney Quadrant Books 2009 0980677807 / 9780980677805 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a minor bruise near spine & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 314 pages ID283541 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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174 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)
175 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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176 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
177 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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178 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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179 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
180 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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