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Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies, Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors]
4781 Gardner, R. J. & Kelly, D. H. [Editors] Primitiae A Journal of Classical Studies
Canberra Classical Society in the Australian National University 1984 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 101 pages Contains 8 articles on aspects of ancient Greek and Roman society and history: Ancient Political economies and All That (Lewit); Nobilitas and the ius imagium (Stevenson); The God Dionysus (McCamish); Some Political, economic and Social Changes in Late Archaic Athens (Manning); Neoptolemus' Role-playing: A Note on Sophocles' Philoctetes (Ryzman); The Political and Constitutional Significance of the Trials of M. Primus, Caepio and Murena (Kelly); The Two Didos; A Comparison of Marlowe's Tragedy of Dido and Vergil's Aeneid Books 1-1V ( Carver). ID287874 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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F-100 Super Sabre at War, Gardner, Thomas E.
4782 Gardner, Thomas E. F-100 Super Sabre at War
St Paul, MN Zenith Press 2007 0760328609 / 9780760328606 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light crease to lower front edge. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white diagrams. 127 pages Part of the 'At War' series ID297355 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Mirror, Mirror  [Signed Copy], Garfield, Leon
4783 Garfield, Leon Mirror, Mirror [Signed Copy]
London William Heinemann 1976 0434940313 / 9780434940318 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made, removable plastic cover. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. Illustrated in pen and wash by Antony Maitland. 48 pages A brilliant and comic novel of the busy life of an 18th century London apprentice by the master of historical fiction for young adults and children. ID230772 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Mister Corbett's Ghost and Other Stories [Signed copy], Garfield, Leon
4784 Garfield, Leon Mister Corbett's Ghost and Other Stories [Signed copy]
London Longman Young Books 1971 0582150914 / 9780582150911 New Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine [Price-Clipped]dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A lovely book in excellent condition. Black & white illustrations by Antony Maitland. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. 159 pages Three stories by the master of young adult historical fiction. ID230723 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Moss and Blister, Garfield, Leon
4785 Garfield, Leon Moss and Blister
London Heinemann 1976 043494033X / 9780434940332 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. Small closed tears to top edge near spine on front and back. Previous owners notes to front free end papers. Black & white illustrations. 48 pages The robust humour of this story of 18th century London is shot through with a sense of hushed and holy mystery, and rises to such a putch of suspense that you almost believe in miracles. ID294865 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Drummer Boy [Signed copy], Garfield, Leon
4786 Garfield, Leon The Drummer Boy [Signed copy]
London Longman Young Books 1971 0582155061 / 9780582155060 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Atmospheric black & white illustrations by Antony Maitland. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. 152 pages Following the defeat on a French battlefield, Charlie Samson returns haunted to England. This is the story of his quest to reach for new ideals and a new life. Set in the 18th century. ID230720 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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The Ghost Downstairs [Signed copy], Garfield, Leon
4787 Garfield, Leon The Ghost Downstairs [Signed copy]
London Longman Young Books 1973 0582150949 / 9780582150942 2nd Impression 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. Atmospheric black & white illustrations by Antony Maitland. LENGTHY GIFT INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR SIGNED AND DATED 1974. 91 pages Two devils lived in Mr Past - envy and loneliness. Together they gnawed at him, drained the colour from his face, the lustre from his eyes and the charity from his heart. Then Mr Fishbane came to live in the same house and Mr Fast found himself striking a deal with Mr Fishbane that leads him into a horrifying web of fear and terror. ID230717 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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The House of Hanover. England in the 18th Century, Garfield, Leon
4788 Garfield, Leon The House of Hanover. England in the 18th Century
New York The Seabury Press 1976 081643168X / 9780816431687 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Quarter cloth boards. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some rubbing to rear. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white drawings. 128 pages Leon Garfield examines the artistic achievements of the eighteenth century ID282728 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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THE PRISONERS OF SEPTEMBER [Signed copy], Garfield, Leon
4789 Garfield, Leon THE PRISONERS OF SEPTEMBER [Signed copy]
Harmondsworth Kestrel Books 1975 0722650973 / 9780722650974 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good [price-clipped] dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. 280 pages Leon Garfield [1921-1996] was a prize winning British author, most noted for his historical fiction aimed at children and young adults.. This one is based in the French Revolution - with its climax the September massacre of 1792. ID230726 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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The Sound of Coaches, Garfield, Leon
4790 Garfield, Leon The Sound of Coaches
Harmondsworth Kestrel Books 1974 0582150965 / 9780582150966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by John Lawrence. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 261 pages On a night of wild storm "The Flying Cradle" [the Chichester-London coach] brings a mysterious young woman to the Red Lion at Dorking. She gives birth to a boy and dies, leaving a cheap pewter ring and a pistol as the only clues to her identity. The boy [Sam] is adopted by the coachman and his wife and grows up on The Flying Cradle. But who his real father? Sam weaves fantasies about his father. During the course of his adventures he meets Jenny and becomes drawn to the world of the stage. Finally in an exciting climax, Sam reconciles the down-to-earth side of his nature with the tawdry world of the stage. ID297682 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Sound of Coaches [Signed copy], Garfield, Leon
4791 Garfield, Leon The Sound of Coaches [Signed copy]
Harmondsworth Kestrel Books 1974 0582150965 / 9780582150966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Front board has a diagonal flaw where glue has not fixed the cloth properly. Spine ends lightly frayed and spine a little age-darkened. Black & white illustrations by John Lawrence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free end paper. 261 pages On a night of wild storm "The Flying Cradle" [the Chichester-London coach] brings a mysterious young woman to the Red Lion at Dorking. She gives birth to a boy and dies, leaving a cheap pewter ring and a pistol as the only clues to her identity. The boy [Sam] is adopted by the coachman and his wife and grows up on The Flying Cradle. But who his real father? Sam weaves fantasies about his father. During the course of his adventures he meets Jenny and becomes drawn to the world of the stage. Finally in an exciting climax, Sam reconciles the down-to-earth side of his nature with the tawdry world of the stage. ID230724 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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A Swag of Stories, Garfield, Leon (Collected by)
4792 Garfield, Leon (Collected by) A Swag of Stories
Adelaide Rigby 1977 0727005847 / 9780727005847 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Black & white illustrations. 143 pages An anthology of Australian stories for children by Australia's leading children's writers. ID230714 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Apprentices, Garfield, Leon [Signed Copy]
4793 Garfield, Leon [Signed Copy] The Apprentices
New York The Viking Press 1978 067012978X / 9780670129782 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine slightly faded as are the spine ends of the book. Jacket painting by Stefan Bernath. Inscribed & signed by the author. viii, 315pp ''a dazzling cycle of novels in miniature'' by the award winning writer of children's historical fiction. Brings to life a dozen 18th century apprentices. Contents include The Lamplighter's Funeral, Mirror, Mirror, Moss and Blister, The Cloak, The Valentine, Labour-in-Vain, The Fool, Rosy Starling, The Dumb Cake, Tom Titmarsh's Devil, The Filthy Beast, The Enemy. ID230735 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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To The Letter.  A Journey Through A Vanishing World, Garfield, Simon
4794 Garfield, Simon To The Letter. A Journey Through A Vanishing World
Edinburgh Canongate Books 2013 0857868586 / 9780857868589 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 464 pages This book tells the story of our remarkable journey through the mail. From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of email. The book is a wonderful celebration of letters in every form. ID298248 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Knit & Purl Pets 20 Patterns for Little Pets with Big Personalities, Garland, Claire
4795 Garland, Claire Knit & Purl Pets 20 Patterns for Little Pets with Big Personalities
Newton Abbot David & Charles 2010 0715336673 / 9780715336670 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Wraps. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 127 pages ID297050 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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4796 Garlock, Michael Killer Gators and Crocs. Gruesome Encounters From Across the Globe
Guilford, Connecticut The Lyons Press 2006 1592289754 / 9781592289752 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [15x23cm approx]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Laminate is creased over spine. Illustrated with Colour photographs. viii, 216 pages Describes alligator and crocodile attacks across the world and stands as an important part of the literature on nature and survival. ID273678 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Guizer A Book of Fools, Garner, Alan
4797 Garner, Alan The Guizer A Book of Fools
London Hamish Hamilton 1975 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. A nice copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Introduction by the author. 213 pages A collection of stories by Garner, organised in three sections: The Guizer as Fool; The Guizer as Man; The Guizer as God. ID296345 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Contemporary Decorative Arts : From 1940 to the Present Day, Garner, Philippe
4798 Garner, Philippe The Contemporary Decorative Arts : From 1940 to the Present Day
London Park Lane 1990 1856270718 / 9781856270717 Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 224 pages ID213313 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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4799 Garnet, J. Ros The Wildflowers of Wilson's Promotory National Park
Melbourne Lothian Publishing Co. 1971 0850911117 / 9780850911114 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 192 pages ID6776 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4800 Garnet, J. Ros. Spider, Insect and Man
Melbourne Commonwealth Serum Laboratories 1966 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. x, 45 pages Published to mark the C.S.L.'s Golden Jubilee year in 1966. ID260280 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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