Shute, Nevil - Illustrations by Rosemary Neale
Book Number: 65884
William Heinemann, London, 1945. 1st Australian edition. 8vo. hardcover. 219pp. Good+, outer page edges toned. / Fair, chipped d/w.
A Primer of Spoken English
Book Number: 65883
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, U.K. 1900. 3rd edition revised. 8vo. hardcover. 97pp. + 8 pages of publisher's ads. Very good.
Ghosts of the Big Country.
Book Number: 65881
Adelaide, Rigby, 1975. first edition 8vo. hardcover. (xvi), 243pp, 32 b&w plates. Good+, some rubbing to cover edges. / Very good d/w, rubbed on top edge.
Book Number: 65880
Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1955 8vo. hardcover. 223pp. b/w illus. Very Good, foxing on endpapers. / Very good d/w.
The Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter, Doctor Mellifluus
Book Number: 65878
Hollis and Carter, London, 1954. 8vo. hardcover. 123pp. Good+, some foxing. / Good+ d/w rubbed on spine ends. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a dominant figure in the history of the Catholic Church and the last of the Church Fathers, died in his monastery in Burgundy on August 20, 1153. The eight centenary of his death inspired Pope Pius XII to issue one of his most significant encyclical letters..Doctor Mellifluus.
Antrctica's Forgotten Men.
Book Number: 65875
Millwood Press, Wellington, 1981. 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 192pp. b/w illus. Very Good, rubbing to cover corners. / no d/w.
Book Number: 65874
Milson''s Point, N.S.W. Currawong Press 1982 4to hardcover 112pp colour illus. very good / very good d/w.
Book Number: 65873
Faber & Faber, London, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 123pp. Very good+.
The Glugs of Gosh
C.J. Dennis; illustrated by Hal Gye
Book Number: 65872
Angus and Robertson Facsimile Reprint 1993 8vo. softcover, 130pp. b&w line drawings. Very good, foxing to endpapers
The Complete Guide to Card Conjuring
Book Number: 65871
The Tantivy Press, London 1980. 8vo. hardcover. 108pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Fair, torn d/w.
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Book Number: 65870
Cheshire, Melbourne 1972 8vo. hardcover. 178pp. b/w illus. Very good, outer page edges toned, light foxing to endpapers. / Good, foxed d/w with some small tears and a crease on rear flap. Scarce Australian edition.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Book Number: 65869
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1992 large 8vo. hardcover. 479pp. index. + colour & b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Pipe Dreams : A Surfer's Journey
Book Number: 65868
Regan Books 2003. 8vo hardcover 338pp, colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. Six-time world surfing champion, actor, and US heart-throb Kelly Slater tells of the struggles and triumphs he's experienced throughout his life and how they have helped him to become one of the world's most loved sports figures.
Antoni Gaudi Salvador Dali
Book Number: 65867
Loft Publications, Barcelona 2002. 8vo. hardcover. 96pp. colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life 1917-1963
Book Number: 65866
Allen Lane 2003 8vo hardcover 838pp index, b/w illus. very good. / good, creased & rubbed d/w. Drawing upon previously unavailable material and never-before opened archives, we learn for the first time just how sick Kennedy was, what medications he took and how severely his medical condition affected his actions as President. We learn the real story of how he became Attorney General and the path he would have taken with Vietnam.
The Real Far East : Way Beyond Siberia
Book Number: 65865
Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 2005. 8vo. softcover. 248pp. b/w ilus. Very good, page edges toned.
Book Number: 65864
Andre Deutsch, 1958. Small 4to. hardcover. 60pp. 16 plates reproduced in 8-colour offset lithography from the original water-colour drawings by Karl Alexander. Good, some foxing. / good, chipped, torn d/w.
John G : the authorised biography of John Gielgud
Book Number: 65862
London Hodder & Stoughton 2001 first edition 8vo hardcover 510pp index, b/w illus. good, pages toned. / Good+ d/w. The authorised biography of the greatest classical actor of all time John Gielgud's career, spanning almost eighty years, could be described as the history of twentieth-century British theatre. Seven years before his death, John Gielgud invited Sheridan Morley to become his only authorised biographer, handing over to him letters and diaries and personal files.
The Life of Thomas Moore
Book Number: 65861
Random House Australia 1998. 8vo. hardcover. 435pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Good, some foxing to outer page edges, rear endpaper creased. / Good d/w rubbed & torn on top edge.
Blood Stains the Wattle
De Lacy, Keith
Book Number: 65860
Central Queensland University Press Rockhampton 2002. 8vo. softcover. 289pp. Very good, inscribed & signed by author.
Ballarat Labor: From Miner Hesitancy to Golden Age
Book Number: 65856
Colin Cleary, Epsom, Victoria, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 321pp. index, b/w illus. Good, front cover corners creased, foxing to fep. Signed by author.
Book Number: 65853
Penguin Australia, 1994. 8vo. softcover. 178pp. b/w illus. Very good, page edges lightly toned.
No Bugles for Spies, Tales of the O.S.S
Alcorn, Robert Hayden
Book Number: 65852
Jarrolds, London 1963. 8vo. hardcover. 209pp. Good+, foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. / Good+ d/w chipped at top of spine.
Aristotle's Politics and Athenian Constitution
Aristotle; Edited and Translated by John Warrington
Book Number: 65851
Dent / Everyman 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 319pp. index. Very good+, light foxing to endpapers. / Very Good foxed d/w.
Handbook for Spies
Book Number: 65850
Museum Press London 1964. 2nd edition. 8vo. hardcover. 192pp. Very good. / Very good d/w with faded spine.
The Man in the Brown Suit
Book Number: 65848
Collins, London 1987. 8vo. Hardcover. 190pp. Very good, small light crease on rear corner. / Very good d/w.
The Devil's Playground
Book Number: 65847
Currency Press, Strawberry Hills NSW, 2002. 8vo. softcover. 81pp. b/w illus. Very good. An intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is also the story of the Brothers and how they cope with the demands of thier faith. A 1976 semi-autobiographical film by Australian director Fred Schepisi. Christos Tsiolkas invites you into his twenty year journey of viewing, re-viewing and re-imagining the film.
Forde, Margery & Michael
Book Number: 65846
Currency Press, Strawberry Hills NSW, 2002. 8vo. softcover. pp63. +xii of production details + ads. Very good.
The Complete Greek Tragedies: Sophocles I
Grene, David & Lattimore, Richmond (editors) [Sophocles]
Book Number: 65845
University Of Chicago Press, 1954. 8vo. softcover. 206pp. Good, a little underlining, small crease on rear corner, owner's name on fep. Includes Oedipus The King; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone.
Ovid's Selected Works
Thornton, J. C. & M. J. (editors) [Ovid]
Book Number: 65843
J M Dent And Sons Limited, London 1955. Small 8vo. hardcover. 432pp. index. Very good, owner's details on fep. / good, chipped d/w. Everyman's Library No. 955.
Green Mountains and Cullenbong
Book Number: 65842
Brisbane. Smith & Patterson 1949 8vo. hardcover. 325pp. index, b/w plates, folding map on verso of frontis. Very Good, very light tape marks on endpapers, previous owner has tipped in a folding map and several news clipping between the rear endpaper and index. Owner's signature verso of fep. / Very Good d/w with some light tape marks on inside flaps.
First Athenian Memories
Book Number: 65841
Cassell London, 1931. 8vo. hardcover. 402pp. index. Very good. / no d/w. Second volume of Makenzie's war memories.
Rum and Coca-Cola
de Boissiere, Ralph
Book Number: 65840
Australasian Book Society, Melbourne, 1956. 8vo. softcover. 314pp. Good, cover faded. For ambitious Mopsy, Fred, a union activist, and Indra, an educated Indian woman, the arrival of American soldiers means Trinidad will never be the same
The Letters of T S Eliot Volume 2: 1923-1925
Eliot, T. S. edited by Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton
Book Number: 65839
Faber & Faber, London, 2009. 8vo. hardcover. 878pp. index. Very good. Good d/w rubbed on rear panel.
Book Number: 65838
London Jonathan Cape, 1988 8vo hardcover 300pp. Good, top edge foxed, page edges toned. / Good d/w creased on rear flap.
The Gospel According to the Son
Book Number: 65837
Random House, New York, 1997. 8vo. hardcover. Very good. / Very good d/w. Norman Mailer fused fact and fiction to create indelible portraits of such figures as Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore, and Lee Harvey Oswald. In The Gospel According to the Son, Mailer reimagines, as no other modern author has, the key character of Western history. Here is Jesus Christ’s story in his own words: the discovery of his divinity and the painful, powerful journey to accepting and expressing it, “as if I were a man enclosing another man within.” In its brevity and piercing simplicity, it may be Mailer’s most accessible, direct, and heartfelt work.