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Gardening With Conifers, Adrian Bloom
1 Adrian Bloom Gardening With Conifers
Bloomings Books 240653 Australia 2001 First Edition 1876473312 / 9781876473310 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Adrian Bloom explains how to make the best use of conifers in any garden landscape, large or small, and provides a directory of over 200 of the best cultivars. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 1876473312. ISBN/EAN: 9781876473310. Inventory No: 240653. Hardcover 
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Price: 32.00 AUD
 
 
Prometheus and Other Plays: Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians, Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction]
2 Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction] Prometheus and Other Plays: Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians
Penguin Classics 240239 London, England. 1966 Reprint Softcover Good Condition (ex-library) No Dust Jacket The first of the great Greek Tragedians, Aeschylus wrote a large number of plays, of which seven survive. Of the four included in this volume, The Persians is unique in Greek tragedy in having as its subject matter a recent historical event, the defeat of the Persians at the famous battle of Salamis. The other three, Prometheus, The Suppliants and Seven Against Thebes, were all written as parts of trilogies and take their themes from Greek legend, but in each Aeschylus' interpretation reflects the new morality of classical Athens. Thus, in Seven Against Thebes the fate of the two main figures, Eteocles and Polyneices, is not entirely controlled by the gods, for Eteocles is free to choose whether or not he should fight his brother. And in Prometheus and The Suppliants Aeschylus shows that although the struggle of reason against violence can never be an easy one, it is reason that is the proper principle of civilized life. 160 pages. Pages browned. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 240239. Paperback 
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Price: 11.00 AUD
 
 
The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake, Alan Sefton
3 Alan Sefton The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake
Sheridan House 230205 USA 2003 1574091905 / 9781574091908 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This large-format hardcover follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his ill-fated final voyage aboard the polar exploration yacht SEAMASTER. As the world knows, Blake was tragically murdered by river pirates in December 2001 while exploring the Amazon. This book tracks that voyage and at the same time pays homage to this extraordinary man. The SEAMASTER voyage began in New Zealand and ascended to 70?? S in the icy waters of Antarctica, then headed north to the rain forests of the Amazon. The ship ultimately sailed approximately 1,000 miles up the Amazon river before Blake was murdered on the return journey. 215 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Travel::Adventure. ISBN: 1574091905. ISBN/EAN: 9781574091908. Inventory No: 230205. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 44.00 AUD
 
 
A Lucky Thing, Alice Schertle [Poems]
4 Alice Schertle [Poems] A Lucky Thing
Harcourt Brace And Company 227759 San Diego, California. USA 1999 Third Impression 0152005412 / 9780152005412 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Wendell Minor [Paintings] Is it hard to write poetry? In an old barn, a girl sits at a table and writes poems. She notices the rooster and the weather vane and how, in unexpected ways, they have much in common. She writes about writing poetry. It’s not easy! Finally, in the late-night silence, “a small grey verse runs squeaking down one of the rafters/just as the moon floats in through the double barn door.” Discover fourteen extraordinary poems about the world around us—and the world within our imaginations—exquisitely illustrated with dreamlike images by a master painter. Illustrator: Wendell Minor [Paintings]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; ISBN: 0152005412. ISBN/EAN: 9780152005412. Inventory No: 227759. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD
 
 
Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman, Alice Steinbach
5 Alice Steinbach Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman
Bantam Books 245300 Australia 2004 1863255648 / 9781863255646 Softcover Good Condition When Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Alice Steinbach decided to take a year off to explore Europe and rediscover what it was like to be an independent woman, she left her job, family, friends and routine behind. The result, WITHOUT RESERVATIONS, became a bestseller and inspired women everywhere to take that leap, if not in reality, at least in their imaginations. But having opened the door to a new way of living, Steinbach found herself unwilling to return to the old routine. She quit her job and left home again, only this time her objective was to find a way to combine three of her greatest passions: travelling, writing and learning. EDUCATING ALICE is the intimate, funny and richly entertaining story of her adventures roaming the world to conquer new challenges, large and small. Whether she is learning how to cook at the Hotel Ritz in Paris, tackling the intricacies of traditional Japanese arts in Kyoto, making a pilgrimage to Jane Austens birthplace in England, uncovers the secrets of border collie training in Scotland or surrendering to the spontaneous joy of music and memories in Havana, Steinbach allows you to relish the adventure with her. 282 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1863255648. ISBN/EAN: 9781863255646. Inventory No: 245300. Paperback 
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Price: 12.50 AUD
 
 
The Penguin opera Guide, Amanda Holden [Editor] with Nicholas Kenyon and Stephen Walsh
6 Amanda Holden [Editor] with Nicholas Kenyon and Stephen Walsh The Penguin opera Guide
Penguin Books 238118 Great Britain 1997 014051385X / 9780140513851 Softcover Very Good Condition In the world of business where it has become fashionable to apply rules from other walks of life to the boardroom, the application of spiritual rules within business has become extremely popular. It also provides business with an alternative to whiteboard briefings and management spiel. The Rule of St Benedict is both spiritually enhancing and widely applicable. Managing permanent rapid change is the ultimate task for business from now on. The Rule's stress on realism, vision and perseverance in the context of strong communities provides business large and small with a way forward to survival and success. The book also serves as a guide for people who run religious communities and indeed communities of any kind. 530 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music::Opera; Music; ISBN: 014051385X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140513851. Inventory No: 238118. Paperback 
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Price: 21.50 AUD
 
 
In the Children's Aid - J J Kelso and Child Welfare in Ontario, Andrew Jones and Leonard Rutman
7 Andrew Jones and Leonard Rutman In the Children's Aid - J J Kelso and Child Welfare in Ontario
Univrtsity of toronto Press 150211 Toronto, Canada 1981 First Edition 0802054919 / 9780802054913 Hardcover Very Good Good 210 pages. The present system of child welfare in Canada dates from 1893, the year in which the Ontario Legislature passed an Act for the Prevention of Cruelty to and Better Protection of Children. Minor rubbing to dust jacket, small tear in lower front edge, large open tear in upper rear, now protected by plastic. Red endpapers. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Countries::Canada. ISBN: 0802054919. ISBN/EAN: 9780802054913. Inventory No: 150211. Hardcover 
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Price: 29.00 AUD
 
 
The Dwarf Giant, Anita Lobel
8 Anita Lobel The Dwarf Giant
Mulberry Books 232931 New York, USA 1996 First Edition 068814408X / 9780688144081 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Anita Lobel Prince Mainichi and Princess Ichinichi are visited by a rude dwarf, who inflicts upon them evil and dangerous games before revealing his true self. PB, pictorial card covers 28pp, col ills. Minor rubbing to covers, inside is square, clean & tight. Illustrator: Anita Lobel. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; ISBN: 068814408X. ISBN/EAN: 9780688144081. Inventory No: 232931. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
At Large and At Small: Confessions of a Literary Hedonist, Anne Fadiman
9 Anne Fadiman At Large and At Small: Confessions of a Literary Hedonist
Penguin Books 233958 Great Britain 2008 0141033991 / 9780141033990 Softcover Good Condition In At Large and At Small, Anne Fadiman returns to one of her favorite genres, the familiar essay--a beloved and hallowed literary tradition recognized for both its intellectual breadth and its miniaturist focus on everyday experiences. With the combination of humor and erudition that has distinguished her as one of our finest essayists, Fadiman draws us into twelve of her personal obsessions: from her slightly sinister childhood enthusiasm for catching butterflies to her monumental crush on Charles Lamb, from her wistfulness for the days of letter-writing to the challenges and rewards of moving from the city to the country. Many of these essays were composed "under the influence" of the subject at hand. Fadiman ingests a shocking amount of ice cream and divulges her passion for Haagen-Dazs Chocolate Chocolate Chip and her brother's homemade Liquid Nitrogen Kahlua Coffee (recipe included); she sustains a terrific caffeine buzz while recounting Balzac's coffee addiction; and she stays up till dawn to write about being a night owl, examining the rhythms of our circadian clocks and sharing such insomnia cures as her father's nocturnal word games and Lewis Carroll's mathematical puzzles. At Large and At Small is a brilliant and delightful collection of essays that harkens a revival of a long-cherished genre. 220 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780141033990. Inventory No: 233958. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Big Book of Lofts, Antonio Corcuera and Aitana Lleonart
10 Antonio Corcuera and Aitana Lleonart The Big Book of Lofts
Collins Design 228545 USA 2007 0061138274 / 9780061138270 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Decorating a loft has never been easier with this comprehensive guide. The Big Book of Lofts features more than 600 different design ideas covering every part of the loft...and then some. The Big Book of Lofts is divided by square footage, with sections titled "small", "medium", "large", and "extra large". Each section opens with text describing the decorating challenges unique to loft design, followed by full-color design ideas showcasing hundreds of different solutions to outfit every size space with a range of current interior style methods. The styles featured focus on the most popular used by today's best interior designers, including New Rococo, Minimalism, New Rustic, Retro and Contemporary. Photographs are accompanied by captions explaining the different approaches from each designer and architect. Whether it's one part of the loft or the entire space, The Big Book of Lofts is the ultimate reference for every homeowner ready to redecorate. 383 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: House & Home::DIY; Home Decorating & Repair; ISBN: 0061138274. ISBN/EAN: 9780061138270. Inventory No: 228545. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 49.00 AUD
 
 
The Pictorial History of Cricket, Ashley Brown
11 Ashley Brown The Pictorial History of Cricket
Bison Books 232490 London 1988 First Edition 0861244443 / 9780861244447 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Large Book - between A4 and A3 Traces cricket from its origins right through to the present day, highlighting those most notable personalities of the game such as W. G. Grace, Don Bradman, Viv Richards or Richard Hadlee and featuring the main events in cricket evolution. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 208 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Sport::Cricket; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0861244443. ISBN/EAN: 9780861244447. Inventory No: 232490. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 44.00 AUD
 
 
MUNIA AND THE DAY THINGS WENT WRONG, Asun Balzola
12 Asun Balzola MUNIA AND THE DAY THINGS WENT WRONG
Cambridge University Press 225904 Uk 1988 First Thus 0521356431 / 9780521356435 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good No Dust Jacket Asun Balzola another story of Munia on a day when everything seems to go pear-shaped. Wonderful, simple watercolors by Asun Balzola. Illustrator: Asun Balzola. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; ISBN: 0521356431. ISBN/EAN: 9780521356435. Inventory No: 225904. Hardcover 
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Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
Graphis Poster 94 - The International Annual of Poster Art - Publication Number 224, B. Martin Pedersen - Creative Director
13 B. Martin Pedersen - Creative Director Graphis Poster 94 - The International Annual of Poster Art - Publication Number 224
Graphis Press Corp 227245 USA 1994 3857093943 / 9783857093944 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Graphis Poster Annual 1994 covers poster categories including Architecture, Branding, Communications, Typography and Environmental. The full-page layouts of the contemporary and digital posters make this Annual an indispensable resource for all professionals, clients and students in the design industry. Audience: Designers, photographers and general art enthusiasts can enjoy this collection of top graphic design work, which offers inspiring work by some of the industry's best poster designers. Selling Points: This large, coffee table-style book contains vibrant, glossy pages of top poster design. Previous owner's name written in black on front cover 232 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN: 3857093943. ISBN/EAN: 9783857093944. Inventory No: 227245. Hardcover 
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Price: 39.00 AUD
 
 
Icons of the 20th Century - 200 Men and Women Who Have Made A Difference, Barbara Cady [Text]
14 Barbara Cady [Text] Icons of the 20th Century - 200 Men and Women Who Have Made A Difference
Hardie Grant Books 228979 Australia 1998 First Edition 1864980184 / 9781864980189 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition Large Folio (bigger than A3) A visually stunning, historically sweeping album of the century's giants - the groundbreakers, thought-provokers and style makers who have indelibly and undeniably left their mark on our time. A large format album, it features individuals chosen by a diverse and distinguished panel of international leaders in various fields. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 418 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Reference; Biography & Autobiography; Biography. ISBN: 1864980184. ISBN/EAN: 9781864980189. Inventory No: 228979. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 39.00 AUD
 
 
The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse and Other Mouse Stories, Beatrix Potter
15 Beatrix Potter The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse and Other Mouse Stories
Guild Publishing 232862 London, England 1987 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Author Contains The Tale Of Mrs. Tittlemouse, Johnny Town-Mouse, Two Bad Mice, Tailor Of Gloucester. HB, glossy pictorial boards in like DJ, pink epp, VG/G+, 77pp, A large bookclub edition of these classic tales. Book has light rubbing to edges and bumps to corners, inside is square, clean, tight and unmarked. Illustrator: Author. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Antiques & Collectables; Inventory No: 232862. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.00 AUD
 
 
Our Field, Berlie Doherty [based on a story by Juliana Horatia Ewing]
16 Berlie Doherty [based on a story by Juliana Horatia Ewing] Our Field
Collins 232935 UK 1996 First Edition 0091695902 / 9780091695903 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Good Robin Bell Corfield Based on a story by Juliana Horatia Ewing. HB, glossy Pictorial Boards in like DJ, watercolour illustrations throughout. Dust jacket has a closed tear to bottom of spine edge. Illustrator: Robin Bell Corfield. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; ISBN: 0091695902. ISBN/EAN: 9780091695903. Inventory No: 232935. Hardcover 
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Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
Down Under, Bill Bryson
17 Bill Bryson Down Under
Black Swan 240788 Great Britain 2001 055299703X / 9780552997034 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else. Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted and unfailingly obliging: their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water; the food is excellent; the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. Life doesn't get much better than this... 397 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 055299703X. ISBN/EAN: 9780552997034. Inventory No: 240788. Paperback 
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Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
Down Under, Bill Bryson
18 Bill Bryson Down Under
Black Swan 243997 Great Britain 2001 055299703X / 9780552997034 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else. Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted and unfailingly obliging: their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water; the food is excellent; the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. Life doesn't get much better than this... 397 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 055299703X. ISBN/EAN: 9780552997034. Inventory No: 243997. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
Down Under, Bill Bryson
19 Bill Bryson Down Under
Doubleday 240822 Australia 2000 038540817X / 9780385408172 Hardcover Good Condition Good It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else. Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted and unfailingly obliging: their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water; the food is excellent; the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. Life doesn't get much better than this... 319 pages. Tanning to pages. Dust jacket has a few small tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 038540817X. ISBN/EAN: 9780385408172. Inventory No: 240822. Hardcover 
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Price: 21.00 AUD
 
 
Motorcycle Racing, Bill Holder
20 Bill Holder Motorcycle Racing
Chartwell books Inc 241687 Great Britain 1994 0785800212 / 9780785800217 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Large Book - between A4 and A3 Bob Fairman [Photography] An in-depth guide covers all categories of an exciting and dangerous sport, including motorcross, speedway, roadracing, hillclimbs, and dragracing, and is accompanied by more than 150 color illustrations. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 110 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with colour photographs. Illustrator: Bob Fairman [Photography]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Motor Vehicles::Motorcycles; ISBN: 0785800212. ISBN/EAN: 9780785800217. Inventory No: 241687. Hardcover 
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Price: 24.00 AUD
 
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