Dial a Book Search Sydney Australia
 Book Search    Browse Books    Contact    About us    How to order    Shopping Cart    Book Requests    Secure Payments
New Additions
Electric Guitars, The Illustrated Encyclopedia
Bacon, Tony
Book Number: 66209
ISBN: 190477914x
Merchant Book Company, Great Britain, 2000 4to softcover. 318pp. index, colour illus. Good+, small crease near spine light foxing to endpapers.
Price: $35.00

The Ashley Book of Knots
Ashley, Clifford W.
Book Number: 66208
ISBN: 0385040253
Doubleday, New York, 4to. hardcover 620pp. index. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with some tiny tear at top of spine(repaired).
Price: $65.00

Permaculture: A Designers' Manual
Mollison, Bill.
Book Number: 66207
ISBN: 0908228015
Tyalgum, N.S.W. Tagari Publications 1998 4to laminated boards, hardcover. 576pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, page edges toned.
Price: $500.00

A Journey From Sydney to the Australian Alps
Andrews, Alan A. E. J.
Book Number: 66206
ISBN: 0908528000
Blubber Head Press, Hobart 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 280pp. index, b/w illus. fold-out map. A scientific and social record of Lhotsky's 1834 journey. Limited to 500 copies. Fine. / Near fine d/w with mark on rear panel.
Price: $120.00

The Devil's Wilderness
Andrews, ALAN E.J. (ed.)
Book Number: 66205
ISBN: 0908528124
Blubber Head Press, Hobart 1984. 8vo. hardcover. 150pp. index, b/w illus. maps. George Caley's Journey to Mount Banks in 1804. Limited to 375 copies. New Unread. / Fine d/w.
Price: $50.00

Surf Rage: A Surfer''s Guide to Turning Negative Into Positive
Young, Nat
Book Number: 66204
ISBN: 0958575010
Angourie, N.S.W. Nymboida Press 2000 8vo softcover 218pp index, b/w illus. Good, light rubbing to cover edges, crease to top corner . Surfers are raging in the water just like everyone else. There are punchouts on the beach. Rocks are thrown and tires punctured. It is outa control. Nat Young, himself the recepient of a pounding has gathered 12 chapters all from different authors, on localism in surfing from around the world. This book is about that problem!
Price: $10.00

An L. Francis Herreshoff Reader Herreshoff,
Francis, L.
Book Number: 66202
ISBN: 0877420912
International Marine Publishing Company, Camden 1978. 8vo. hardcover. 16pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

The Cure for all Diseases
Clark, Hulda Regehr, Ph.D., N.D.
Book Number: 66201
ISBN: 1890035017
New Century Press, 1995 8vo. softcover. 604pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, cover edges rubbed, spine faded.
Price: $25.00

There'll Be New Dreams
McLaren, Philip
Book Number: 66200
ISBN: 1875641769
Magabala Books, Broome, Western Australia, 2001 8vo. softcover. 309pp. Very good, spine faded, light toning to page edges.
Price: $15.00

History on the road: A vintage car miscellany from the
Anderson, J. R. L
Book Number: 66199
Hamish Hamilton,London, 1958. Small 4to. hardcover. 64pp, b/w illus. Very good, some fading to cover, foxing to endpapers. / Fair chipped d/w.
Price: $15.00

Hymns Ancient & Modern Standard edition and the Book Of Common Prayer And Administration Of The Sacraments, And Other Rites And Ceremonies Of The Church, According To The Use Of The Church Of England Together With The Psalms Of David
Church of England
Book Number: 66198
William Clowes & Sons / Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 32mo. hardcover. Page edges gilt. 719pp. Very good.
Price: $25.00

Debating the Highland Clearances
Richards, Eric
Book Number: 66197
ISBN: 9780748621835
Edinburgh University Press 2007. 8vo. softcover. 241pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light crease on front cover.
Price: $25.00

Enemy Coast Ahead
Gibson, Guy
Book Number: 66196
London: Michael Joseph. 1946. 8vo. hardcover. 302pp. good, wear to covers, some foxing.
Price: $15.00

The Bridge The Epic Story of an Australian Icon - the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Lalor, Peter and Richard Raxworthy
Book Number: 66195
ISBN: 1741142288
Allen & Unwin 2005 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. 381pp. Good, foxing to outer page edges. / Good d/w with light stain on top edge.. Illustrated. Index. Richard Raxworthy was a historian with the foresight to record the stories of the men who built the bridge and the generosity to share his research and knowledge, his primary source material, and consult with Peter Lalor on the book.
Price: $18.00

A Bright & Savage Land: Scientists In Colonial Australia
Moyal, Ann
Book Number: 66193
ISBN: 000217555X
Collins Sydney 1986. 4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour b/w illus. Very good, cover faded, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w curled on top edge.
Price: $12.00

Captain Cook, the seamen's seaman; a Study of the Great Discoverer
Villiers, Alan. J.
Book Number: 66192
ISBN: 014139062x
Penguin 2001. 8vo. softcover. 265pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, page edges toned, endpapers foxed.
Price: $11.00

The Energy That Heals. The Complete Acupressure Guide
Staehle, Jacques
Book Number: 66191
ISBN: 1903904242
Winchester Press, U.K. 2003 8vo. softcover. 220pp. b/w illus. Very good, page edges lightly toned.
Price: $15.00

My Heart, My Country: The Story of Dorothea Mackellar
Howley, Adrienne
Book Number: 66190
ISBN: 0702221880
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia 1989. 8vo. softcover. 210pp. index, b/w illus. Good, inside covers and page edges toned, foxing to endpapers.
Price: $45.00

Requiem for a Wren
SHUTE, Neville
Book Number: 66189
London: William Heinemann, 1955. 1st edition. 8vo. Red boards. Good, foxing to endpapers, minor damage to cover. / no d/w.
Price: $10.00

Clans & Tartans of Scotland
Bain, Robert
Book Number: 66188
ISBN: 0004111176
Fontana / Collins, Glasgow 1961 Small 8vo. hardcover. 320pp. index, colour illus. very good, light foxing to first and last few pages. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
J.M.Barrie., Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Book Number: 66187
London: Hodder & Stoughton. n.d. circa 1910. 4to. green cloth decorated gilt. 126pp. 24 tipped-in colour plates. Fair, crease on bottom corner of a few pages, one plate creased on bottom corner, one plate damaged on edges and creased, two other plates damaged on edges. Top cover corner bumped, spine sunned, some foxing. Binding repaired.
Price: $45.00

Bruce, Candice
Book Number: 66185
ISBN: 064290328X
Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales. 1980 with an introduction by Daniel Thomas. Prof. illus. Square 4to. Wraps. 139pp. colour & b/w illus. Good,corners bumped. / Good faded d/w.
Price: $12.00

Australian Gothic: A life of Albert Tucker
Burke, Janine
Book Number: 66184
ISBN: 1740510925
Knopf Sydney 2002 8vo. hardcover. 513pp. index, b/w illus. Good, page edges yellowed. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

Fairy Tales
Wilde, Oscar
Book Number: 66183
The Bodley Head, London 1966. 8vo. hardcover. 189pp. Good, foxing. / good, browned d/w with some small tears.
Price: $12.00

Sketches From The Diary of a Commercial Traveller
Crick, Throne
Book Number: 66182
Joseph Masters, London, 1847 8vo. hardcover. 264pp. index, + b/w frontis. Fair, hinges cracked, tiny hole on a few pages, foxing, spine slanted, owner's inscription on fep.
Price: $20.00

Tales from Barranjoey.
Sparks, Jervis.
Book Number: 66181
ISBN: 0646070320
Sydney, 1992. 8vo. softcover. b/w illus, index, fold-out family tree. endpaper maps. very good, cover edges rubbed. Inscribed & signed by author on half-title.
Price: $25.00

Field guide to the birds of Australia a book of identification.
Simpson, Ken and Day, Nicolas
Book Number: 66180
ISBN: 0670900729
Viking O'Neil 1986. 8vo. softcover. 352pp. Index. colour plates, line drawings, maps. Very good, crease on bottom edge of front cover. / Very Good d/w.
Price: $12.00

Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran - 10 books in one.
Gibran, Kahlil
Book Number: 66179
ISBN: 089009389X
Castle Books October 6, 2009 8vo hardcover 902pp. Good, foxing, mainly to endpapers & outer page edges, spine creased. / Fair, creased & faded d/w. This represents the most comprehensive volume of works the Lebanese poet and philosopher ever published. His enriching stories, poems, verse and parables are collected into a beautifully bound collector''s edition. Contents includes 10 Volumes, Tears and Laughter, Between Night & Morn, Secrets of the Heart, Spirits Rebellious, The Broken Wings, The Voice of the Master, Thoughts and Meditations, A Self-Portrait, Mirrors of the Soul, The Wisdom of Kahlil Gibran.
Price: $15.00

McCullough, David
Book Number: 66178
ISBN: 0671869205
Simon & Schuster 1992. 8vo softcover 1120pp Good, top edge soiled, laminate lifting on edge of front cover. Illustrated with photo's. This warm biography of Harry Truman is both an historical evaluation of his presidency and a paean to the man''s rock-solid American values. Truman was a compromise candidate for vice president, almost an accidental president after Roosevelt''s death 12 weeks into his fourth term. Truman''s stunning come-from-behind victory in the 1948 election showed how his personal qualities of integrity and straightforwardness were appreciated by ordinary Americans, perhaps, as McCullough notes, because he was one himself. His presidency was dominated by enormously controversial issues: he dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, established anti-Communism as the bedrock of American foreign policy, and sent U.S. troops into the Korean War. In this winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize, McCullough argues that history has validated most of Truman''s war-time and Cold War decisions.
Price: $20.00

Mary MacKillop: An Extraordinary Australian.
Gardiner, Paul.
Book Number: 66177
ISBN: 9780957900264
Trustees of the Sisters of St Joseph, Sydney 2007. Large 8vo. softcover. 506pp. index. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $20.00

H.M.A.S. Australia: The Story of the 8 inch Cruiser 1928-1955
Payne, M. A.
Book Number: 66176
ISBN: 0959977252
Naval Historical Society of Australia Sydney 1975. 8vo. softcover. 204pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing, small stain on top outer page edges near spine. Limited edition, copy #929 of 1000.
Price: $125.00

No Case To Answer
Stevenson, J
Book Number: 66175
ISBN: 855530480
Alpha Books, Sydney, 1971 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. b/w plates. Good, foxing. / Good rubbed d/w.
Price: $22.00

The Stephenson Family; A Record of the Descendants of James Stephenson Burgess of Paisley in 1753.
Stevenson, Shannan (compiled by)
Book Number: 66174
For Private Circulation 1965. Large 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 146pp. index, colour & b/w plates, folding faily tree charts. Good+, cover faded, Some foxing, mainly to outer page edges and endpapers.
Price: $45.00

A Naval Career: Reports of Proceedings 1921-1964.
Gatacre G. G. O. Rear-Admiral.
Book Number: 66173
ISBN: 0949756024
Nautical Press, Manly 19825 Large 8vo. hardcover. 379pp. b/w illus. Good+, foxing to endpapers & prelims, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good lightly foxed d/w.
Price: $18.00

Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare. With illustrations from the Boydell Gallery
Lamb, Charles & Mary [Shakespeare] illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Book Number: 66172
Bickers and Son, London, 1875. 8vo dec. cloth hardcover. All edges gilt. 386pp index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing, front hinge cracked(repaired).
Price: $30.00

The House at Pooh Corner, with Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
Milne, A. A.; Shepard, E.H. [Illustrations]
Book Number: 66171
Methuen, London, 1928. First edition. Small 8vo. pink cloth. top edge gilt, other edges uncut. 158pp. b/w illus. Good, staining to cover, endpapers toned, some foxing, mainly to the page edges, rubbing to cover corners with a little wear to top front corner, bottom corners bumped. Owner's inscription on half-title, embossed bookseller stamp on fep. Crease to top corner of page 21 Hinges are solid.
Price: $150.00

Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne, with Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard
Milne, A. A.; Shepard, E.H. [Illustrations]
Book Number: 66170
Methuen, London, 1926. First edition. Small 8vo. green cloth. top edge gilt, other edges uncut. 158pp. b/w illus. Good, cloth lifting in spots on front board, endpapers toned, some foxing, mainly to the page edges, rubbing to cover corners with a little wear to top front corner, small bump to cover at bottom rear edge near spine. Hinges are solid.
Price: $750.00

African Exodus. The Origins of Modern Humanity
Stringer, Christopher; McKie, Robin
Book Number: 66169
ISBN: 0712673075
Pimlico, London, 1997. 8vo. softcover. 267pp. index, b/w illus. Good, spine faded.
Price: $12.00

Encounter With Jung
Rolfe, Eugene
Book Number: 66168
ISBN: 0851316115
Sigo Press, Boston, 1989. 8vo. softcover. 232pp. index. Very good, rubbing to top of spine, small scuff on cover.
Price: $15.00

Other Men's Flowers. An Anthology of Poetry
Wavell, A. P.
Book Number: 66167
ISBN: 0224607502
Jonathan Cape, London 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 448pp. index. Light foxing, mainly to edges. / Very good d/w. Memorial edition.
Price: $35.00

Zen Poems and Sayings
Book Number: 66166
ISBN: 1864763604
Axiom Publishing, South Australia, 2006. 8vo. softcover. 128pp. Very good, light foxing to endpapers.
Price: $8.00

Operation Husky: The Allied Invasion of Sicily
Pack, S. W. C.
Book Number: 66165
ISBN: 1863512233
David & Charles Newton Abbot 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 186pp. index, b/w illus, Good, foxing to endpapers & outer page edges, minor insect damage to edges of a few pages, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w with a faded spine and foxed flaps.
Price: $18.00

Tragedies & Poems: William Shakespeare
Alexander, Peter. (edited by) [Shakespeare]
Book Number: 66164
Collins, London 1958. Small 8vo. cloth softcover. 576pp. Very good, wear to top of spine, large inscription on fep.
Price: $15.00

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns
Burns, Robert
Book Number: 66163
Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, London, 1921 8vo. green padded leather hardcover. All edges gilt. 628pp. index. b/w frontis. very good, some rubbing and wear to cover edges, mostly on corners, light toning to page edges, foxing to endpapers, owners inscription dated 1921.
Price: $30.00

The Tarasov Saga: From Russia Through China to Australia
Nash, Gary
Book Number: 66162
ISBN: 1877058017
Rosenberg Publishing, 2002 8vo softcover 280pp very good. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title. Gary Nash tells the story of his Russian grandparents who suffered the traumas of the Revolution and Civil War. They escaped to China and found their new life shattered by the Japanese invasion. It is a story of courage and determination. Gary was born, of Russian parents in Tiensin. The family were eventually moved to a displaced persons camp in the Philippines and finally reached Australia. Aida, the grandmother, held the family together and eventually they were all in Australia.
Price: $20.00

The Natural Way to Draw; A Working Plan for Art Study
Nicolaides, Kimon
Book Number: 66161
ISBN: 9780395530078
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Small 4to. softcover. 221pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $18.00

Kahlil Gibran's Little Book of Life
Douglas-Klotz. [Kahil Gibran]
Book Number: 66160
ISBN: 9781571748300
Hampton Roads Publishing 2018. SMall 8vo. softcover. 198pp. Very good.
Price: $6.00

Philosophical Anthropology. Outline of Fundamental Problems
Darowski, Roman
Book Number: 66159
ISBN: 9788327701640
Ignatianum Jesuit University of Cracow, 2014. 8vo. softcover. 168pp. index. Good, small stain on edge, cover corners rubbed.
Price: $30.00

THE LAST MASTER. Passion and Anger; Passion and Glory; Passion and Pain. A fictional biography of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Suchet, John
Book Number: 66158
Warner Books, London 2000. 3 Volumes. 8vo. softcovers. pp.622,468,401. Good, Vol. 2 &3 covered in clear adhesive plastic. Foxing to edges. Volume 2 & 3 have owner's names on feps. Volume 1 inscribed & signed by author.
Price: $30.00

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Armstrong, Karen
Book Number: 66157
ISBN: 9781847921871
Bodley Head, London 2014 8vo. softcover. 499pp. index. Very good, foxing to edges.
Price: $12.00