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T.E. Lawrence, Edmonds, Charles
201 Edmonds, Charles T.E. Lawrence
London Peter Davies 1935 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Five black & white maps. Black & white photograph of Lawrence as frontispiece. Includes a Bibliographic Note, Principal Printed Works and Index of Personal Names 192 pages ID295914 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Early Reagan The Rise to Power, Edwards, Anne
202 Edwards, Anne Early Reagan The Rise to Power
New York William Morrow 1987 0688060501 / 9780688060503 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 617 pages The first in-depth portrayal of the pre-government years of Ronald (and Nancy) Reagan. ID265403 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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203 Egan, Ted The Paperboy's War
Sydney Kerr Publishing 1993 187570308x / 9781875703081 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Top corner of front free end paper clipped. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 272 pages ID254734 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Big Jack. My Sporting Life, Elliott, John
204 Elliott, John Big Jack. My Sporting Life
Melbourne Schwartz Publishing 2003 1863951172 / 9781863951173 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 Colour and Black & White Photographs. 299 pages ID207773 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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My Life, Ellis, Havelock
205 Ellis, Havelock My Life
London Neville Spearman Limited 1967 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Faint scattered foxing to fore edge.Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 614pages. Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis, was a British physician, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He was co-author of the first medical textbook in English on homosexuality in 1897, and also published works on a variety of sexual practices and inclinations, including transgender psychology. He is credited with introducing the notions of narcissism and autoeroticism, later adopted by psychoanalysis. ID287599 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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By Jove Biggles! The Life of Captain W.E. Johns, Ellis, Peter Berresford and Williams, Piers
206 Ellis, Peter Berresford and Williams, Piers By Jove Biggles! The Life of Captain W.E. Johns
London A Comet Book from W. H. Allen & Co 1985 0863790542 / 9780863790546 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed and small chip to spine tail. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 272 pages + Index ID295774 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Lord Byron's Family Annabella, Ada and Augusta 1816-1824, Elwin, Malcolm
207 Elwin, Malcolm Lord Byron's Family Annabella, Ada and Augusta 1816-1824
London John Murray 1975 0719532337 / 9780719532337 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 plates. 252 pages Edited from the author's typescript by Peter Thomson. ID241635 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Lord Byron's Wife, Elwin, Malcolm
208 Elwin, Malcolm Lord Byron's Wife
London John Murray 1974 0719530105 / 9780719530104 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 including a Frontispiece of Anne Isabella Milbanke 556 pages An examination of documents known as the Wentworth Papers held by Lord Byron's family until the 1990's, which are the journals and personal correspondence that Lady Byron kept before, during and after her short and tortured marriage to the poet. ID276053 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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209 English, David Mad Dogs and The Englishman Confessions of a Loon
London Virgin 2002 0753508168 / 9780753508169 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 248 pages With a Foreword by Ian Botham ID246827 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Golden String, The Story of Dorothy J Ross, Epstein, June
210 Epstein, June A Golden String, The Story of Dorothy J Ross
Melbourne Greenhouse Publications 1981 0909104379 / 9780909104375 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. Bookseller shop stamp to front free endpaper. 106 pages Dorothy Ross was a woman ahead of her time. She came to teaching when restrictive Victorian and Edwardian ideas were still dominant. But she brought an inquisitive mind, a yearning to further her own knowledge and a unique gift for inspiring others. Her passionate involvement in teaching and unerring prefessionalism contributed to her position as one of Australia's foremost educationists. ID222091 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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211 Epstein, June MERMAID ON WHEELS
Sydney Ure Smith 1967 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. GOOD+ in GOOD dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. DJ chipped with single closed tear beside Spine and patch of loss 2x2cms atop Front cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 197 pages The remarkable story of Margaret Lester. ID223797 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Letters of George and Elizabeth Bass, Estensen, Miriam
212 Estensen, Miriam The Letters of George and Elizabeth Bass
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2009 1741756812 / 9781741756814 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Book Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. xxiv, 216pp An beautiful and tragic love story told through the letters explorer George Bass exchanged with his new, young wife Elizabeth during their very short marriage. Theirs was a passionate and extraordinary love affair carried out across the oceans, a love that Elizabeth never let go as she wrote increasingly despairing letters to her husband already lost at sea. ID248809 
Price: 49.00 AUD
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Unselfish EgoistA Life of Joseph Joubert, Evans, Joan
213 Evans, Joan Unselfish EgoistA Life of Joseph Joubert
London Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd 1947 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A clean and tidy copy but with wear to DJ edges, a small abrasion to front panel and some mild fading to book spine ends and edges. 202 pages A study of Joseph Joubert the French Moralist and Essayist ID115285 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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214 Ewing, Tania The Peace Broker. The Unorthodox Career of Richard Butler
Sydney Macmillan 2000 0732910358 / 9780732910358 Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 246 pages Based on wide-ranging research and interviews. ID239222 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Beckoning Land, Farre, Rowena
215 Farre, Rowena The Beckoning Land
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1969 0575002468 / 9780575002463 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in slightly tatty Dustjacket. DJ has some edgewear, rubbing and several closed tears and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some light foxing to page edges. 285 pages An autobiographical journey that becomes a quest for spiritual fulfilment. Describes her travels to Mauritius,Ceylon, parts of Asia and the Himalayas. ID285743 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Fatal Englishman Three Short Lives, Faulks, Sebastian
216 Faulks, Sebastian The Fatal Englishman Three Short Lives
London Vintage 1996 0091792118 / 9780091792114 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. Small tear to upper front DJ corner. 309 pages A triple biography of three English prodigies - one a painter [Christopher Wood], one a foreign correspondent [Jeremy Wolfenden] and the other a fighter pilot [Richard Hillary] ID285724 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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217 Feibleman, Peter Lilly. Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman
London Chatto & Windus 1989 0701134410 / 9780701134419 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 364 pages A moving story about one of America's most witty and controversial women, playwright and screenwriter, Lillian Hellman. ID268879 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Captive Lion: The life of Marina Tsvetayeva, Feinstein, Elaine
218 Feinstein, Elaine A Captive Lion: The life of Marina Tsvetayeva
London Hutchinson 1987 0091659000 / 9780091659004 1st UK 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. 289 pages The biography of one of the greatest European poets of the 20th Century. An astounding portrait of a brilliant woman and her troubled life ID109958 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rain in My Heart: Memories of Children and War in South Vietnam, Ferguson, Barbara
219 Ferguson, Barbara Rain in My Heart: Memories of Children and War in South Vietnam
Melbourne Lothian Books 2006 0734409214 / 9780734409218 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Map. 221 pages Barbara Ferguson was a 27 yera old teacher when she left Sydney for war-torn Vietnam in 1967. During the next eight years she worked with a number of organisations as a teacher, social worker, occupational and recreational therapist, and counsellor. These are her recollections of that time. ID291805 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Noise of a Candle.  The Norleen Fiebig Story [Signed], Fiebig, Eric & Fiebig, Ruth
220 Fiebig, Eric & Fiebig, Ruth The Noise of a Candle. The Norleen Fiebig Story [Signed]
Adelaide Published by Author 1994 0646215426 / 9780646215426 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by both authors. 144 pages The story, by her parents, of Norleen Fiebig's life and death in the Solomon Islands. Norleen had been working as a teacher with Australian Volunteers Abroad. ID291567 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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