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201 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
202 Estensen, Miriam The Letters of George and Elizabeth Bass
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2009 1741756812 / 9781741756814 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. 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: 20.00 AUD
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Unselfish EgoistA Life of Joseph Joubert, Evans, Joan
203 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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204 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
205 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
206 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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207 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
208 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
209 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
210 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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Born '42: A Woman's Search for her WW2 Father [Inscribed by Author], Field, Jane
211 Field, Jane Born '42: A Woman's Search for her WW2 Father [Inscribed by Author]
Essex Published by Author 1992 0951910302 / 9780951910306 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Inscribed & signed by the author. 96 pages Based on the author's true story of the amazing and traumatic search for her 'true' father - a Canadian WW2 Airman. ID242889 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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212 Finey, George The Mangle Wheel: My Life
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1981 0949924032 / 9780949924032 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, Biography of famous Australian cartoonist & artist. Colour and black & white illustrations. 182pages ID240166 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Holy See, Unholy Me. 1000 days in Rome. Tales from my time as Australian Ambassador to the Vatican, Fischer, Tim
213 Fischer, Tim Holy See, Unholy Me. 1000 days in Rome. Tales from my time as Australian Ambassador to the Vatican
Sydney ABC Books 2013 0733328350 / 9780733328350 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Inscribed by Tim Fischer to previous owner. 309 pages ID297602 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Winderlup, Fisher, Patience [Illustrated by Margaret Raymond]
214 Fisher, Patience [Illustrated by Margaret Raymond] Winderlup
Adelaide Published by Author 1989 0731665910 / 9780731665914 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Black & white illustrations. 67 pages ID284227 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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215 Fitzherbert, Katrin True to Both My Selves - A Family Memoir of Germany and England in Two World Wars
London Virago Press 1998 1860495877 / 9781860495878 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 308 pages ID240377 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttelton's Daughters., Fletcher, Sheila
216 Fletcher, Sheila Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttelton's Daughters.
London The Hambledon Press 1997 1852851503 / 9781852851507 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. x, 249 pages A remarkable portrait of the Lyttleton family particularly the daughters, Meriel, Lucy, Lavinia and May. ID279905 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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217 Ford, Betty (with Chris Chase) Betty A Glad Awakening
London Robson Books 1987 0860514706 / 9780860514701 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Small mark to Front board where DJ previously stuck. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 217 pages ID244133 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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A Stick Called Will, Forde, Daphne
218 Forde, Daphne A Stick Called Will
Adelaide Published by Author 1998 1876070803 / 9781876070809 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 252 pages Exploits of an Army Wife attempting to follow the drum. ID10274 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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They Started Something.  A Biography of Bern and Aileen Kilgariff, Forrest, Peter & Sheila
219 Forrest, Peter & Sheila They Started Something. A Biography of Bern and Aileen Kilgariff
Darwin Published by Authors 2005 0646454501 / 9780646454504 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Sepia photographs. 289 pages ID296717 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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220 Fothergill, John MY THREE INNS
London Readers Union 1951 Book Club Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Sepia plates & b&w illustrations 242 pages ID235563 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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