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41 Bayley, John Iris. A Memoir of Iris Murdoch
London Duckworth & Co 1998 0715628488 / 9780715628485 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 189 pages ID266185 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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42 Beale, Margery My Century of Great Adventure
Canberra Poplar Press 1995 0646202375 / 9780646202372 1st Edition Hardbound 
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. 328pages Margery Beales story - from kerosine lamps to wife of Cabinet Minister and then Australian Ambassador to USA during the Kennedy years. ID3248 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Home Away from Home, Beasley, A.W.
43 Beasley, A.W. Home Away from Home
Wellington, New Zealand Central Institute of Technology 2000 1869340760 / 9781869340766 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Card French Flaps. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 158 pages The story of three generations of a family. From Robert Boyne Home who served in the Seven Years War as a surgeon, his son Everard Home and eminent surgeon of the Regency era, and Everard's son, James who did his best to restore the family's good name through his commitment to colonial New Zealand. Provides a glimpse into the scientific and social world of the period which spanned the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. ID259144 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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With Breast Expanded, Behan, Brian
44 Behan, Brian With Breast Expanded
London Macgibbon & Kee 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. A nice copy. Very Good condition in a Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. A few small closed tears to upper DJ edge. 208 pages The autobiography of Brendan Behan's brother. A mixture of comedy, farce, emotion and a deep sense of failure but also a moving tribute to his brother. ID255725 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Milligan: The Life and Times of Spike Milligan, Behan, Dominic
45 Behan, Dominic Milligan: The Life and Times of Spike Milligan
London Methuen 1989 0413176703 / 9780413176707 Reprint Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Pages a little tanned but still a nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. [xiii] 192 pages ID211207 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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46 Behan, Domonic Teems of Times and Happy Returns
London Heinemann 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD+ in VERY GOOD(-) Dustjacket. DJ has some minor damage at folds - now protected in Mylar cover. 234 pages An autobiography of the brother of Brendan Behan. ID192296 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Good Listener, Belton, Neil
47 Belton, Neil The Good Listener
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 0297819046 / 9780297819042 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. 374 pages ID284738 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Aung San Suu Kyi. Struggle for Freedom, Bengtsson, Jesper
48 Bengtsson, Jesper Aung San Suu Kyi. Struggle for Freedom
London 4th Estate 2011 0732292778 / 9780732292775 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Pages a little tanned. 308 pages ID296224 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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49 Benjamin, David The Life and Times of the Last Kid Picked: a memoir
Sydney Bantam Books 2002 1863253599 / 9781863253598 1st Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 271 pages Memoirs of American David Benjamin, telling of his madcap childhood, how he survived playground bullies and humiliations by woodland creatures and humans alike. ID202862 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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50 Bentley, Nicholas A Choice of Ornaments
London Readers Union 1961 Book Club Edition Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, 351pages ID15451 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
51 Berg, A. Scott Lindbergh
London Macmillan 1998 0333735781 / 9780333735787 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large Octavo Size. Very Good condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - DJ now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. . 628 pages ID294305 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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52 BERGER,Josef & DOROTHY Small Voices: A Grownup's Treasury of Selections from the Diaries, Journals and Notebooks of Young Children
New York Paul S. Eriksson 1966 Hardback 
Very Good in Chipped Dustjacket, DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 305pages. ID9215 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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53 Berridge, Elizabeth (Editor); Browning, Elizabeth Barrett THE BARRETTS AT HOPE END
London John Murray 1974 0719531063 / 9780719531064 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Fold-out Map of 'The environs of Hope End' in text. Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 276 pages The early diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, with an Introduction by Elizabeth Berridge. ID216079 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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54 Betancourt, Ingrid UNTIL DEATH DO US PART : My Struggle to Reclaim Columbia
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002 0297829637 / 9780297829638 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 228 pages ID223833 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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SUMMONED BY BELLS, Betjeman, John
55 Betjeman, John SUMMONED BY BELLS
London John Murray 1960 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. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Minir tape mark to free endpapers. 111 pages The author's autobiography - in verse! ID196739 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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My Life., Bewick, Thomas
56 Bewick, Thomas My Life.
London The Folio Society 1981 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ condition in Very Good slipcase. Slipcase has some discolouration at edges. Illustrated with colour plates and black and wood-engravings by the Author. 192 pages ID250032 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Rise Up to Life: A Biography of Howard Walter Florey, Bickel, Lennard
57 Bickel, Lennard Rise Up to Life: A Biography of Howard Walter Florey
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1972 0207954542 / 9780207954542 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. Foreword by Sir Robert Menzies. 314pages. Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey, OM, FRS, FRCP was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the development of penicillin. ID218759 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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58 Bin Ladin, Carmen The Veiled Kingdom
London Virago Press 2004 1844081028 / 9781844081028 Softcover 
Octavo Size .Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 209 pages A unique insight into Saudi society and the Bin Laden family ID239913 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Charles Waterton 1782-1865 Traveller and Conservationist, Blackburn, Julia
59 Blackburn, Julia Charles Waterton 1782-1865 Traveller and Conservationist
London The Bodley Head 1989 0370312481 / 9780370312484 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 Black and White plates and Maps. ix, 243 pages With a Foreword by Gerald Durrell, this biography reveals Waterton as the first conservationist of the modern age. ID273939 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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60 Blaiberg, Philip Looking At My Heart
London William Heinemann 1969 Hardback 
Octavo Size. NEAR FINE copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a mylar (plastic) sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 131 pages Biography of heart Transplant survivor. ID203420 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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