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With Breast Expanded, Behan, Brian
41 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
42 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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43 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
44 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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45 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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46 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
47 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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48 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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49 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
50 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. Minor 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
51 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
52 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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Charles Waterton 1782-1865 Traveller and Conservationist, Blackburn, Julia
53 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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54 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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55 Blair, Anne Ruxton, A Biography
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2004 1741142229 / 9781741142228 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208 pages ID232059 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Speaking for Myself: The Autobiography, Blair, Cherie
56 Blair, Cherie Speaking for Myself: The Autobiography
London Little, Brown 2008 1408700999 / 9781408700990 Trade Paperback 
Very Good +condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 421 pages The wife of English Prime Minister Tony Blair, Cherie Blair's autobiography is a warm, intimate and often funny portrait of a family living in extraordinary circumstances. ID264867 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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57 Blumenfeld, Laura Revenge: A Story of Hope
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0684853167 / 9780684853161 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Faint Remainder mark to bottom-edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 382 pages ID239199 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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With Dearest Love to All. The Life and Letters of Lady Jebb, Bobbitt, Mary Reed
58 Bobbitt, Mary Reed With Dearest Love to All. The Life and Letters of Lady Jebb
London Faber & Faber 1960 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. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 277 pages Born Caroline Reynolds in 1840 in Evansburg, Pennsylvania she married in 1856, Lt. Adam J. Slemmer a Brigadier-General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. In 1874 she married the classicist Richard Claverhouse Jebb who was a professor. Her social circle included Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Darwin, Benjamin Disraeli, George Eliot, Charles Hale, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Ellen Terry, Mark Twain, and William Thackeray. She became Lady Jebb after her husband was knighted in 1900. ID283377 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Full Circle: An Australian in Berlin 1930-1946, Bockmann, Vera (Edited, with an Introduction, by Decie Denholm)
59 Bockmann, Vera (Edited, with an Introduction, by Decie Denholm) Full Circle: An Australian in Berlin 1930-1946
Adelaide Wakefield Press 1991 0949268143 / 9780949268143 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 195 pages Barossa to Berlin and back six times, that was the experience of Vera Bockmann between 1930 and 1981. She spent the whole period of the Third Reich in Berlin, observing that society from the dichotomy of her German-British background. ID282663 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A Short Walk From Harrods, Bogarde, Dirk
60 Bogarde, Dirk A Short Walk From Harrods
London Penguin 1994 0140231307 / 9780140231304 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Review Copy - label to inside front cover. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 273 pages Volume 6 of his autobiography ID235769 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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