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Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry, Abraham Bisno
1 Abraham Bisno Abraham Bisno, Union Pioneer: An Autobiographical Account of Bisno's Early Life and the Beginnings of Unionism in the Women's Garment Industry
The University of Wisconsin Press 230167 USA 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 244 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 230167. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.41 AUD
 
 
True Colours - My Life, Adam Gilchrist
2 Adam Gilchrist True Colours - My Life
MacMillan 240729 Australia 2008 1405038969 / 9781405038966 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Very Good Many critics believe Adam Gilchrist is the greatest wicketkeeper/batsman to have played the game, but Adam's huge popularity does not rest solely on his incredible track record. To his millions of fans around the world, it is the way he plays the game - rather than simply the sum of his achievements - that marks him out as one of the best-loved cricketers of his generation. True Colours is his autobiography, and like the man himself it's incomparable. With unflinching honesty, intelligence, compassion and humour, Adam takes you into the world of cricket that few outside of the Australian team have ever seen. From his early struggles to establish himself, through to the giant achievements of the Australian test and one-day sides, True Colours offers an extraordinary window on Adam, on cricket's major stars and on the game itself. 627 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Sport::Cricket. ISBN/EAN: 9781405038966. Inventory No: 240729. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
I Can Jump Puddles, Alan Marshall
3 Alan Marshall I Can Jump Puddles
Penguin Books 228162 2010 0143204858 / 9780143204855 Softcover Near Fine Condition I Can Jump Puddles is Alan Marshall's story of his childhood - a happy world in which, despite his crippling poliomyelitis, he plays, climbs, fights, swims, rides and laughs. His world was the Australian countryside early last century: rough-riders, bushmen, farmers and tellers of tall stories - a world held precious by the young Alan. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780143204855. Inventory No: 228162. Paperback 
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14 Minutes - A Running Legend's Life And Death And Life, Alberto Salazar
4 Alberto Salazar 14 Minutes - A Running Legend's Life And Death And Life
Rodale 240508 USA 2012 1609619986 / 9781609619985 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket In 2007, after collapsing on a practice field at the Nike campus, champion marathoner Alberto Salazar's heart stopped beating for 14 minutes. Over the crucial moments that followed, rescuers administered CPR to feed oxygen to his brain and EMTs shocked his heart eight times with defibrillator paddles. He was clinically dead. But miraculously, Salazar was back at the Nike campus coaching his runners just nine days later. Salazar had faced death before, but he survived that and numerous other harrowing episodes thanks to his raw physical talent, maniacal training habits, and sheer will, as well as--he strongly believes--divine grace. In 14 Minutes, Salazar chronicles in spellbinding detail how a shy, skinny Cuban-American kid from the suburbs of Boston was transformed into the greatest marathon runner of his era. For the first time, he reveals his tempestuous relationship with his father, a former ally of Fidel Castro; his early running life in high school with the Greater Boston Track Club; his unhealthy obsession to train through pain; the dramatic wins in New York, Boston, and South Africa; and how surviving 14 minutes of death taught him to live again. 260 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781609619985. Inventory No: 240508. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Three Musketeers [Macdonald Illusrtated Classics 15], Alexandre Dumas
5 Alexandre Dumas The Three Musketeers [Macdonald Illusrtated Classics 15]
Macdonald 235681 London 1950 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Hookway Cowles Translated by William Robson. One of the most celebrated and popular historical romances ever written. The Three Musketeers tell the story of the early adventures of the young Gascon gentleman d'Artagnan and his three friends from the regiment of the King's Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Under the watchful eye of their patron M. de Treville, the four defend the honour of the regiment against the guards of the Cardinal Richelieu and the honor of the queen against the machinations of the Cardinal himself as the power struggles of 17th-century France are vividly played out in the background. But their most dangerous encounter is with the Cardinal's spy: Milady, one of literature's most memorable female villains. 700 pages. Illustrator: Hookway Cowles. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 235681. Hardcover 
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Bagman To Swagman: Tales of Broome, The North-West and Other Australian Adventures, Alistair McAlpine
6 Alistair McAlpine Bagman To Swagman: Tales of Broome, The North-West and Other Australian Adventures
Allen & Unwin 240016 Australia 1999 1865083895 / 9781865083896 Softcover Very Good Condition Alistair McAlpine has conducted a lifelong love affair with Australia. He's bought large chunks of it, developed some and turned others into a zoo and nature parks, and has travelled much of the length and breadth of the Continent.Arriving in Australia in his early twenties as a junior member of the English family building conglomerate McAlpines, he soon became involved in building Perth's first luxury hotel, the famous Parmelia and other projects followed. He was a pioneer of 'eco-tourism' with his development of Broome, creating the world-famous Cable Beach Club and also a remarkable zoo, which rapidly became known for the success of its breeding programs for the world's endangered species.A restless soul, Alistair McAlpine has continually traversed the country by light aircraft and four-wheel drive and his deep love and respect for the Australian outback and its people comes through these pages.An inveterate collector of art, artefacts and characters, Alistair McAlpine has long been concerned that Aboriginal artists should receive the recognition and rewards that are their due. He has spent many years building up superb collections of Aboriginal paintings and totems, some of which have now been donated to the Australian people, along with his collection of Australian and European sculpture, paintings and photographs.Familiar of prime ministers and royalty, friend of swagmen and Aborigines, Alistair McAlpine s Bagman to Swagman, the second volume of his memoirs, written in his own inimitable style, is redolent with humour, wisdom and a deep and abiding love for Australia and its people. 298 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1865083895. ISBN/EAN: 9781865083896. Inventory No: 240016. Paperback 
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Price: 17.00 AUD
 
 
To The Edge of the Sky, Anhua Gao
7 Anhua Gao To The Edge of the Sky
Penguin Books 231765 Great Britain 2001 0140287248 / 9780140287240 Softcover Very Good Condition Anhua Gao's parents were hailed as revolutionary heroes. In her early years she knew love and support and grew up in a privileged world. But when they both tragically died, all she was left with was her parent's fading reputation to guide her through the horrors of 20th century China. This is the story of how Anhua first struggled with and then against the ideological machine of Red China. It is a story of pain and horror, turmoil and tragedy. But most of all it is the story of a woman who found courage, hope and humour and who, against unbelievable odds, survived. 398 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140287248. ISBN/EAN: 9780140287240. Inventory No: 231765. Paperback 
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Price: 12.94 AUD
 
 
Every Last One, Anna Quindlen
8 Anna Quindlen Every Last One
Hutchinson 242556 London 2010 0091936934 / 9780091936938 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Mary Beth has built her life around her close knit and much loved family: husband Glen, a successful ophthalmologist, their beautiful and talented 17 year old daughter Ruby, and 14 year old twins Alex and Matt. The Lathams lead busy everyday lives, filled with familiar domestic detail and only faintly troubled by Matt's recent diagnosis of mild depression and Ruby's split from her long time boyfriend Kiernan. On New Year's Eve, the family goes to an annual neighbourhood party and Mary Beth and Glen return home in the early hours happy but slightly the worse for wear. They go to bed only to be disturbed by the noise of the children and Glen goes downstairs to investigate. The shocking violence of that night's events shatters the family and Mary Beth is left to face an uncertain future and to try to somehow rebuild her life. "Every Last One" is an unforgettable portrait of a mother and a family and of the brutal consequences of seemingly inconsequential actions. 269 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780091936938. Inventory No: 242556. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Camille Pissaro, Art Gallery of NSW
9 Art Gallery of NSW Camille Pissaro
Art Gallery of NSW 242767 NSW, Australia 2005 0734763794 / 9780734763792 Softcover Near Fine Condition This beautifully produced book charts a series of changes in Pissarro's art, beginning with his early, somewhat subversive explorations of picturesque composition, passing to his experiments with what he and Cezanne called 'rapports' and 'accords', through his impressionist adventures into a sort of anti-composition, to an eventual recoil from this extreme aesthetic of shattered and 'levelled' motifs, reinstating a visual hierarchy and the figure. 260 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN: 0734763794. ISBN/EAN: 9780734763792. Inventory No: 242767. Paperback 
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Price: 55.00 AUD
 
 
My Life As Me A Memoir, Barry Humphries
10 Barry Humphries My Life As Me A Memoir
Viking 237644 Australia 2002 First Edition 0670888346 / 9780670888344 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Taking up where the hugely popular More Please left off, this memoir brings Barry's autobiography up-to-date, but also returns to his early and middle years to deepen the picture already presented. It explores his remaking of himself, his love/hate relationship with Australia and his adventures of the heart and stage. 374 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670888346. ISBN/EAN: 9780670888344. Inventory No: 237644. Hardcover 
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Price: 14.93 AUD
 
 
My Life as Me: A Memoir, Barry Humphries
11 Barry Humphries My Life as Me: A Memoir
Viking / Penguin 234935 Australia 2002 0670888346 / 9780670888344 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Taking up where the hugely popular More Please left off, this memoir brings Barry's autobiography up-to-date, but also returns to his early and middle years to deepen the picture already presented. It explores his remaking of himself, his love/hate relationship with Australia and his adventures of the heart and stage. 374 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0670888346. ISBN/EAN: 9780670888344. Inventory No: 234935. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.91 AUD
 
 
Fabrics And Wallpapers - Design Sources And Inspiration, Barty Phillips
12 Barty Phillips Fabrics And Wallpapers - Design Sources And Inspiration
Ebury 241354 London 1991 0712647260 / 9780712647267 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket Phillips draws on the renowned collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum to provide an historical account of fabric design, detailing early patterns and exploring the many directions in which fabrics and wallpapers have ventured. The 100 color illustrations display the fabrics and papers in luxurious rooms and up-close details. Lovingly printed in Italy, and clothbound in "Sullivan" from the Chiltern Collection. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. . 195 pages. With colour photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Crafts & Hobbies; ISBN: 0712647260. ISBN/EAN: 9780712647267. Inventory No: 241354. Hardcover 
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Price: 35.00 AUD
 
 
Exploration Experience: The Heroic Exploits of the World's Greatest Explorers, Beau Riffenburgh
13 Beau Riffenburgh Exploration Experience: The Heroic Exploits of the World's Greatest Explorers
The Royal Geographic Society 236008 Great Britain 2007 0233002197 / 9780233002194 Hardcover (in Slipcase) Near Fine Condition "The RGS Exploration Experience" begins in the Golden Age of exploration with some of the earliest explorers from the Vikings to the early Chinese travellers, the discovery of the Americas by French and Spanish explorers and the eventual circumnavigation of the globe. The book is then divided into continents to detail later exploration of countries all over the world. Starting in the Americas with the brave pioneers who forged new routes into and beyond the frontiers, it moves onto the exotic and remote parts of Asia, the wilds of deepest Africa, beautiful Pacific islands, the hostile terrain of Australia and finally the frozen expanses of the Arctic and Antarctic. Covering professional explorers, botanists hunting for undiscovered plants, missionaries spreading Christianity into unexplored regions, women, aristocrats and explorers of many different nationalities, the "RGS Exploration Experience" is an essential journey for armchair and actual explorers both young and old. The memorabilia includes: booklet of pages from John Hanning Speke's sketchbook, watercolour sketch by Samuel Baker, and drawing of the Victoria Falls by David Livingstone. Includes CD Rom. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Exploration; Exploration; ISBN/EAN: 9780233002194. Inventory No: 236008. Hardcover 
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Price: 44.78 AUD
 
 
Man and Superman - A Comedy and A Philosophy, Bernard Shaw
14 Bernard Shaw Man and Superman - A Comedy and A Philosophy
Penguin Books 231271 1948 Reprint Softcover Good Condition Shaw began writing Man and Superman in 1901 and determined to write a play that would encapsulate the new century's intellectual inheritance. Shaw drew not only on Byron's verse satire, but also on Shakespeare, the Victorian comedy fashionable in his early life, and from authors from Conan Doyle to Kipling. In this powerful drama of ideas, Shaw explores the role of the artist, the function of women in society, and his theory of Creative Evolution. Penguin 563. Title and author written on top edge of pages. 287 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 231271. Paperback 
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Price: 9.95 AUD
 
 
Man and Superman - A Comedy and A Philosophy, Bernard Shaw
15 Bernard Shaw Man and Superman - A Comedy and A Philosophy
Penguin Books 229579 Great Britain 1946 Softcover Good Condition Shaw began writing MAN AND SUPERMAN in 1901 and determined to write a play that would encapsulate the new century's intellectual inheritance. Shaw drew not only on Byron's verse satire, but also on Shakespeare, the Victorian comedy fashionable in his early life, and from authors from Conan Doyle to Kipling. In this powerful drama of ideas, Shaw explores the role of the artist, the function of women in society, and his theory of Creative Evolution. Penguin No. 563 286 pages. Foxing to Covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 229579. Paperback 
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Price: 9.95 AUD
 
 
The Mistress Of Purity Gap, Bessie Marchant
16 Bessie Marchant The Mistress Of Purity Gap
Cassell 236632 London 1924 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition No Dust Jacket With a coloured frontispiece and three black and white plates by Saville Lumley 264 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Previous owners details on front blank endpaper. With colour and black and white illustrations . The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Rare & Collectible::Antiquarian & Early Eds; Antiques & Collectibles; Inventory No: 236632. Hardcover 
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Price: 34.83 AUD
 
 
My Life, Bill Clinton
17 Bill Clinton My Life
Hutchinson 242488 Australia 2004 First Australian Edition 0091795273 / 9780091795276 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid self-portrait of a world leader who decided in early life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the people of America and the entire world population. It is the fullest, most concretely detailed, most nuanced account of a presidency ever written, and a testament to the positive impact that his work and his political ideals had on America and on the world. Here is the life of a great national and international figure, revealed with all his talents and contradictions. Filled with fascinating moments and insights, it is told openly, directly, in President Clinton's immediately recognisable voice. A fascinating journey through American politics, and one of the world's most famous politicians, and popular presidents. 957 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091795273. ISBN/EAN: 9780091795276. Inventory No: 242488. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.00 AUD
 
 
State of Denial - Bush at War Part III, Bob Woodward
18 Bob Woodward State of Denial - Bush at War Part III
Simon & Schuster 231665 New York 2006 First Edition 0743272234 / 9780743272230 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good "Insurgents and terrorists retain the resources and capabilities to sustain and even increase current level of violence through the next year." This was the secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House in May 2006. The forecast of a more violent 2007 in Iraq contradicted the repeated optimistic statements of President Bush, including one, two days earlier, when he said we were at a "turning point" that history would mark as the time "the forces of terror began their long retreat." State of Denial examines how the Bush administration avoided telling the truth about Iraq to the public, to Congress, and often to themselves. Two days after the May report, the Pentagon told Congress, in a report required by law, that the "appeal and motivation for continued violent action will begin to wane in early 2007." In this detailed inside story of a war-torn White House, Bob Woodward reveals how White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card, with the indirect support of other high officials, tried for 18 months to get Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld replaced. The president and Vice President Cheney refused. At the beginning of Bush's second term, Stephen Hadley, who replaced Condoleezza Rice as national security adviser, gave the administration a "D minus" on implementing its policies. A SECRET report to the new Secretary of State Rice from her counsellor stated that, nearly two years after the invasion, Iraq was a "failed state." State of Denial reveals that at the urging of Vice President Cheney and Rumsfeld, the most frequent outside visitor and Iraq adviser to President Bush is former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who, haunted still by the loss in Vietnam, emerges as a hidden and potent voice. Woodward reveals that the secretary of defence himself believes that the system of co-ordination among departments and agencies is broken, and in a SECRET May 1, 2006, memo, Rumsfeld stated, "the current system of government makes competence next to impossible." State of Denial answers the core questions: What happened after the invasion of Iraq? Why? How does Bush make decisions and manage a war that he chose to define his presidency? And is there an achievable plan for victory? Bob Woodward's third book on President Bush is a sweeping narrative -- from the first days George W. Bush thought seriously about running for president through the recruitment of his national security team, the war in Afghanistan, the invasion and occupation of Iraq, and the struggle for political survival in the second term. 560 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Politics; United States; Politics & Government; History. ISBN: 0743272234. ISBN/EAN: 9780743272230. Inventory No: 231665. Hardcover 
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The Life of Mazzini, Bolton King
19 Bolton King The Life of Mazzini
J.M. Dent 228231 London 1919 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Condition No Dust Jacket This volume contains a life of Mazzini and a study of his thought. It can hardly be said that any serious attempt has been made either in England or Italy to deal with either. Hence the present volume, however unequal to the subject, may have its use. The thirty years, which have passed since Mazzinis death, make it possible now to place him in his true perspective; and the author trusts that the supreme admiration, which he feels for Mazzini as a man, has not prevented him from viewing the politician with impartiality. There exists abundant matter to allow us to judge Mazzini's political work, and it is unlikely that anything yet to be published will seriously affect our estimate of it. For the personal side of Mazzini's life, the moment is not a very opportune one. Ten years ago it would have been possible to glean reminiscences from many, who are now silent. It has been the author's privilege, however, to obtain invaluable information from two of the very few persons now living, who knew Mazzini intimately. While it is nearly too late for personal reminiscences, it is too early to avail oneself fully of Mazzini's correspondence. 380 pages. Marbled edges in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228231. Hardcover 
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Cars - The Early Years, Brian Laban
20 Brian Laban Cars - The Early Years
Konemann 233710 Germany 2000 First Edition 3833113537 / 9783833113536 Hardcover Good Condition Good Alex Linghorn and Ali Khoja English/French/German Language. Cars: The Early Years offers an unusual perspective on 75 years of automotive history, from Benz motorcars through two World Wars, affluence and economic crisis, through the 1950s. 349 pages. Text is in multiple languages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Illustrator: Alex Linghorn and Ali Khoja. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Motor Vehicles; Automobiles & Vehicles; ISBN: 3833113537. ISBN/EAN: 9783833113536. Inventory No: 233710. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 24.88 AUD
 
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