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Image for For Good and Evil.  The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

For Good and Evil. The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

By: Adams, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Madison Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308973

ISBN: 0819186317


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 530 pages View more info

Image for Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century

Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Allen, Walter [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID274050

ISBN: 0434018309


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. View more info

Image for Over The Alps.  Reflections on Travel and Travel Writing, with special reference to the Grand Tours of Boswell, Beckford and Byron.

Over The Alps. Reflections on Travel and Travel Writing, with special reference to the Grand Tours of Boswell, Beckford and Byron.

By: Anderson, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID259235

ISBN: 0246985917


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. DJ spine very lightly faded. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 224 pages About travel and the effect travel is likely to have on people of marked individuality. Looks at the famous Grand Tourists, Boswell, Lord Byron and William Beckford with a long study of the travel writings of the latter. It concludes with the author's own diary of a journey to Portugal in the steps of Beckford and Byron. View more info

Image for The Beauty of the Beastly. New Views on the Nature of Life

The Beauty of the Beastly. New Views on the Nature of Life

By: Angler, Natalie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID280874

ISBN: 0349107696


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xxii, 278 pages Pulitzer Prize winning science writer, Natalie Angler brings together a series of essays to convey the discoveries of contemporary biological science. View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID251342


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 122 pages One man's intensely personal impression of the decade of transition. View more info

Image for Understanding The Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man

Understanding The Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man

By: Appleyard, Bryan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282873

ISBN: 0330320122


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. xiv, 283 pages Explores the central role of science in shaping our lives and beliefs. View more info

Image for Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General

Facts and Figures or, Notes of Progress, Statistical and General

By: Archer, William Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensbury Hill Press: 1977

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID254501

ISBN: 0909174067


Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No slipcase. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies - this is copy 181. Originally published in 1858. A compilation of a copies of a journal of the same name, which was published in Melbourne between 1857 and 1858. Full of interesting data and articles relating to nineteenth century colonial life - especially in Victoria. View more info

Image for The Fitzgerald Brothers' Circus. Spectacle, Identity, and Nationhood at the Australian Circus

The Fitzgerald Brothers' Circus. Spectacle, Identity, and Nationhood at the Australian Circus

By: Arrighi, Gillian

Price: $47.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID284474

ISBN: 1925003582


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 262 pages The Fitzgerald Brothers' Circus, the biggest in Australia and New Zealand in the late 19th century, was enormously popular. In its colourful way, it helped shape the general public's ideas of Australian nationhood. Gillian Arrighi brings this to life in a vivid account of the Circus's tent shows, orchestrated performances and personalities. View more info

Image for Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad

Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad

By: Aschheim, Steven E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281745

ISBN: 0691122237


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 Photographs. xi, 194 pages Traces the odyssey of a fascinating group of German-speaking Zionists among them Martin Buber, Hans Kohn, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Arorno, Franz Rosenzweig etc. View more info

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Empire of the Sun

By: Ballard, J.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID271998

ISBN: 0575034831


Large Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Pages slightly tanned at edges. 278 pages One of the most extraordinary novels written about survival in war and loss of childhhood. View more info

Image for The Rimfire Cartridge in the United States & Canada.  An Illustrated History of its Manufacturers and Their Products 1857 to 1984

The Rimfire Cartridge in the United States & Canada. An Illustrated History of its Manufacturers and Their Products 1857 to 1984

By: Barber, John L.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, Armory Publications: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302809

ISBN: 0960498265


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Special first edition of 500 signed & numbered copies - this is copy 78. 221 pages A scholarly and very useful history of rimfire cartridges in North America. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

Image for The Weapons Detective The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector

The Weapons Detective The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector

By: Barton, Rod

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc. Agenda: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254436

ISBN: 0975076957


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. x, 278 pages Describes the fascinating chess-game of weapons inspection. View more info

Image for The Real Middle Earth. Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages

The Real Middle Earth. Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages

By: Bates, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 2002

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300860

ISBN: 0283073535


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 292 pages View more info

Image for Mirror Mirror A Social History of Fashion

Mirror Mirror A Social History of Fashion

By: Batterberry, Michael and Ariane

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302446


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and photographs. 400 pages View more info

Image for The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age

The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age

By: Beaver, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID279583

ISBN: 0241893666


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 has been covered with adhesive film by previous owner and stuck to covers. vii, 132 pages Traces the history of Victorian popular entertainment from pantomime to early cinema. View more info

Image for Animation Art: From Pencil To Pixel, The History Of Cartoon, Anime & CGI

Animation Art: From Pencil To Pixel, The History Of Cartoon, Anime & CGI

By: Beck, Jerry [Editor]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Five Mile Press: 2004

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299291

ISBN: 1741244412


Quarto Size [approx 26x28cm]. Very Good condition. Colour illustrations. 384 pages View more info

Image for Imagining the Antipodes. Culture, Theory and the Visual in the Work of Bernard Smith

Imagining the Antipodes. Culture, Theory and the Visual in the Work of Bernard Smith

By: Beilharz, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID276066

ISBN: 0521583551


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Front free endpaper clipped at top [to remove ownership details I presume]. xv, 216 pages Part intellectual history, part biography and part interpretive argument, this book presents a new way of thinking about Australia through the works of Bernard Smith. View more info

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Melbourne John Batman's Village

By: Bell, Agnes Paton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cassell Australia: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID219781


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Foreword by General Sir Dallas Brooks. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xiv, 178 pages View more info

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The Age of Sacred Terror

By: Benjamin, Daniel & Simon, Steven

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221322

ISBN: 0375508597


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Book a little cocked. 490 pages The oriigins of al-Qaeda and its history . View more info

Image for Science in History. 4 Volumes: I. The Emergence of Science, II. The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, III. The Natural Sciences in Our Time, IV. The Social Sciences Conclusion (Pelican Books)

Science in History. 4 Volumes: I. The Emergence of Science, II. The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, III. The Natural Sciences in Our Time, IV. The Social Sciences Conclusion (Pelican Books)

By: Bernal, J. D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1969

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID306707


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light rubbing and creasing to spines. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 1328pp + Index View more info