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A Twentieth-Century Life, Donaldson, Frances
181 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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182 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.
183 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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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 Drakulic, Slavenka The Balkan Express: Fragments from the Other Side of War
New York Harper Perennial 1994 006097608X / 9780060976088 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 165 pages A firsthand account of the Balkan crisis in a series of essays ID239304 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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188 Draper, Alfred Scoops and Swindles: Memoirs of a Fleet Street Journalist
London Buchan and Enright 1988 0907675735 / 9780907675730 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Good+ condition in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Would be very good but for bump to rear leading edge. DJ faded on Spine with a little creasing to lower front. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 310 pages ID248772 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Shark Net: Memories and Murder, Drewe, Robert
189 Drewe, Robert The Shark Net: Memories and Murder
Ringwood Viking 2000 0670868191 / 9780670868193 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. Review Copy - stamp/label to prelim pages. 358 pages ID295495 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Love-Lives of Charles Dickens, Du Cann, C.G.L.
190 Du Cann, C.G.L. The Love-Lives of Charles Dickens
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. A nice copy. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket has some light wear to corners and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 288 pages It is no secret that Charles Dickens had an eye for the ladies and numerous biographers have had their theories about the relation between the great novelist and his inamoratas. This book takes a look at his many loves. ID271197 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Eugenie & Napoleon III, Duff, David
191 Duff, David Eugenie & Napoleon III
London Collins 1978 000211237X / 9780002112376 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 308 pages ID214598 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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192 Dunstan, Keith No Brains At All An Autobiography
Melbourne Melbourne Penguin 1991 0140157867 / 9780140157864 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Ink spot to half title page. 274 pages ID240601 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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193 DUNSTAN, Keith Supporting a Column
Melbourne Cassell Australia 1966 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good in Good Dustjacket, now protected. b/w plates, DJ chipped at head of spine. Gift inscription to f.f.e.p. 180pages. ID9982 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Pilgrimage A Journey through the Life and Writings of Mary Durack, Durack, Mary; Millett, Patsy and Naomi [edited by]
194 Durack, Mary; Millett, Patsy and Naomi [edited by] Pilgrimage A Journey through the Life and Writings of Mary Durack
Sydney Bantam Books 2000 1863252436 / 9781863252430 Reprint Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 310 pages ID291218 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Big Supposer, Durrell, Lawrence
195 Durrell, Lawrence The Big Supposer
London Abelard-Schuman 1973 0200720732 / 9780200720731 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 157 pages In The Big Supposer, a distillation of six hours conversation with Marc Alyn, Durrell draws an astonishing picture of himself, playing with words, trifiling with reputations and literature. ID286831 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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196 Dyment, Clifford THE RAILWAY GAME An Early Autobiography
London Readers Union 1963 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Page edges lightly yellowing with age. 218 pages ID248631 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Swing By Sailor, Dyson, Catherine
197 Dyson, Catherine Swing By Sailor
Sydney Hachette Australia 2007 0733620795 / 9780733620799 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Front corners creased. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiii, 273 pages True stories from the war brides of HMS Victorious. ID296212 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Aunts Up the Cross, Eakin, Robin
198 Eakin, Robin Aunts Up the Cross
London Anthony Blond 1965 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has a couple of small closed tears and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Dinah Dryhurst. 103 pages A charming and funny recounting of Sydney life in the 1930s by Australian author, film producer, and literary agent, Robin Eakin Dalton. ID284234 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Frank Lascelles: 'Our Modern Orpheus' [Signed by Frank Lascelles], Earl of Darnley [Editor]
199 Earl of Darnley [Editor] Frank Lascelles: 'Our Modern Orpheus' [Signed by Frank Lascelles]
Oxford University Press 1932 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some foxing to prelims and page edges. Some wear to dark blue boards but gilt titles are still bright. Sepia toned frontispiece. Presentation copy signed by Frank Lascelles. [viii] 256 pages During the early 20th century pageants bodying the spirit of local and national pride were the fashion of the day and Lascelles made his name directing them. He came to be known as "the man who staged the Empire." He was also a sculptor. ID215555 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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200 Early, Richard E. Weavers and War: A True Story
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1984 0710201869 / 9780710201867 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. NEAR FINE copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a mylar (plastic) sleeve. 199 pages ID210629 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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