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Step-By-Step Garden DIY, A & G Bridgewater
1 A & G Bridgewater Step-By-Step Garden DIY
New Holland 236422 Australia 2003 1843301385 / 9781843301387 Softcover Very Good Condition Making the most of a yard or garden does not necessarily mean being a green-fingered enthusiast and people are increasingly seeing their garden as an outdoor room - personalizing the garden has never been more popular. Wood, water and stone are basic elements that should be present in any garden. Wood is readily available, easy to work with and inexpensive, while stone has been used for centuries for its durability, strength and versatility. Water is crucial to life and its introduction into a garden will add balance and calm, as well as a sense of fun. Step-by-Step Garden DIY presents 48 functional yet attractive projects, from trellises and planters, to paths, rockeries, fountains and waterfalls. Each has step-by-step photographs and instructions and the finished piece is photographed in its garden setting. Clear construction diagrams and concise text accompany every project, and there are inspirational spreads featuring stunning garden structures to provide even more ideas for the DIY enthusiast. With expert advice on staining and varnishing wood for the outdoors to ensure that it lasts, this is both an attractive and accessible practical DIY book. 383 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening::Landscaping; Gardening; ISBN: 1843301385. ISBN/EAN: 9781843301387. Inventory No: 236422. Paperback 
Price: 27.88 AUD
The Dynamics of Organization, A. K. Collins
2 A. K. Collins The Dynamics of Organization
Sun Books 226450 Melbourne 1968 Softcover Good Condition This book is about organizations, the way they behave, and just what they mean to the people who work for them. 128 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Business,Finance,Economics; Australia; Business, Finance & Marketing; Inventory No: 226450. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
Beast Quest: 4: Tagus - The Horse-Man, Adam Blade
3 Adam Blade Beast Quest: 4: Tagus - The Horse-Man
Orchard Books 239990 Great Britain 2007 1846164869 / 9781846164866 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Avantia needs a hero. Under the spell of an evil wizard, the magical beasts that once protected the land are destroying it. Tagus the horse-man is terrorising the people and animals in the plains - can Tom stop him? Free Collector Cards Inside! 115 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fantasy; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781846164866. Inventory No: 239990. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
The Secret Adversary [The Agatha Christie Collection], Agatha Christie
4 Agatha Christie The Secret Adversary [The Agatha Christie Collection]
Agatha Christie Limited / Planet Thre Publishing 232315 Great Britain Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Tommy and Tuppence, two young people short of money and restless for excitement, embark on a daring business scheme - Young Adventurers Ltd. Their advertisement says they are 'willing to do anything, go anywhere'. But their first assignment, for the sinister Mr Whittington, plunges them into more danger than they ever imaginedů 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 232315. Hardcover 
Price: 15.44 AUD
The Course Of Love, Alain de Botton
5 Alain de Botton The Course Of Love
Penguin Books 242708 Great Britain 2017 0241962137 / 9780241962138 Softcover Very Good Condition Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after? This is a love story with a difference. From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender, messy, hilarious, painful, and entirely un-Romantic. It is a love story for the modern world, chronicling the daily intimacies, the blazing rows, the endless tiny gestures that make up a life shared between two people. Moving and deeply insightful, The Course of Love offers us a window into essential truths about the nature of love. 223 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780241962138. Inventory No: 242708. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 AUD
Keeping On Keeping On, Alan Bennett
6 Alan Bennett Keeping On Keeping On
Faber & Faber 241822 Great Britain 2016 First Edition 1781256497 / 9781781256497 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine 'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'no threat' and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear.' Alan Bennett's third collection of prose Keeping On Keeping On follows in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful Writing Home and Untold Stories, each published ten years apart. This latest collection contains Bennett's peerless diaries 2005 to 2015, reflecting on a decade that saw four premieres at the National Theatre (The Habit of Art, People, Hymn and Cocktail Sticks), a West End double-bill transfer, and the films of The History Boys and The Lady in the Van. There's a provocative sermon on private education given before the University at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, and 'Baffled at a Bookcase' offers a passionate defence of the public library. The book includes Denmark Hill, a darkly comic radio play set in suburban south London, as well as Bennett's reflections on a quarter of a century's collaboration with Nicholas Hytner. This is an engaging, humane, sharp, funny and unforgettable record of life according to the inimitable Alan Bennett. 721 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781781256497. Inventory No: 241822. Hardcover 
Price: 38.00 AUD
Cry, The Beloved Country, Alan Paton
7 Alan Paton Cry, The Beloved Country
Penguin Books 241271 London 1964 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Cry the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its contemporaneity, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man. 239 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 241271. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
The Blair Years: Extracts from the Alistair Campbell Diaries, Alastair Campbell and Richard Stott [Editor]
8 Alastair Campbell and Richard Stott [Editor] The Blair Years: Extracts from the Alistair Campbell Diaries
Hutchinson 239960 Australia 2007 0091796296 / 9780091796297 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good The "Blair Years" is the most compelling and revealing account of contemporary politics you will ever read. Taken from Alastair Campbell's daily diaries, it charts the rise of New Labour and the tumultuous years of Tony Blair's leadership, providing the first important record of a remarkable decade in our national life. Here are the defining events of our time, from Labour's new dawn to the war on terror, from the death of Diana to negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland, from Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, through to the Hutton Inquiry of 2003, the year Campbell resigned his position at No 10. But above all here is Tony Blair up close and personal, taking the decisions that affected the lives of millions, under relentless and often hostile pressure. Often described as the second most powerful figure in Britain, Alastair Campbell is no stranger to controversy. Feared and admired in equal measure, hated by some, he was pivotal to the founding of New Labour and the sensational election victory of 1997. As Blair's press secretary, strategist and trusted confidant, Campbell spent more waking hours alongside the Prime Minister than anyone. His diaires - at times brutally frank, often funny, always compelling - take the reader right to the heart of government. "The Blair Years" is a story of politics in the raw, of progress and setback, of reputations made and destroyed, under the relentless scrutiny of a 24-hour media. Unflinchingly told, it covers the crises and scandals, the rows and resignations, the ups and downs of Britain's hothouse politics. But amid the big events are insights and observations that make this a remarkably human portrayal of some of the most powerful people in the world. There has never been so riveting a book about life at the very top, nor a more human book about politics, told by a man who saw it all. 794 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Politics; Politics & Government; ISBN/EAN: 9780091796297. Inventory No: 239960. Hardcover 
Price: 48.00 AUD
Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey, Alastair Scott
9 Alastair Scott Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
Atlantic 243245 USA 1990 0871134705 / 9780871134707 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The author recounts his experiences following the trail used in the Iditarod dog sled race, and shares his impressions of the Alaskan bush and the people he met in his travels 247 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780871134707. Inventory No: 243245. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 AUD
Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB, Alex Goldfarb with Marina Litvinenko
10 Alex Goldfarb with Marina Litvinenko Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB
Pocket Books 239696 Great Britain 2008 Updated 1847391079 / 9781847391070 Softcover Very Good Condition The first reports seemed absurd. A Russian dissident, formerly an employee of the KGB and its successor, the FSB, had seemingly been poisoned in a London hotel. As Alexander Litvinenko's condition worsened, however, and he was transferred to hospital and placed under armed guard, the story took a sinister turn. On 23 November 2006, Litvinenko died, apparently from polonium-210 radiation poisoning. He himself, in a dramatic statement from his deathbed, accused his former employers at the Kremlin of being responsible for his murder. Who was Alexander Litvinenko? What had happened in Russia since the end of the Cold War to make his life there untenable, and even in severe jeopardy in Britain? How did he really die, and who killed him? In his spokesman and close friend, Alex Goldfarb, and widow Marina, we have two people who know more than anyone about the real Sasha Litvinenko, and about his murder. Their riveting book sheds astonishing light not just on these strange and troubling events but also on the biggest crisis in relations with Russia since the fall of the Berlin Wall. 396 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781847391070. Inventory No: 239696. Paperback 
Price: 18.00 AUD
Lovesong, Alex Miller
11 Alex Miller Lovesong
Allen & Unwin 242463 Australia 2010 1742373666 / 9781742373669 Softcover Very Good Condition Strangers did not, as a rule, find their way to Chez Dom, a small Tunisian cafe in Paris. Run by the widow Houria and her young niece, Sabiha, the cafe offers a home away from home for the North African immigrant workers at the great abattoirs of Vaugirard who, as with Houria and Sabiha themselves, have grown used to the smell of blood in the air. When one day a lost Australian tourist, John Patterner, seeks shelter in the cafe from a sudden Parisian rainstorm, a tragic love story begins to unfold. Years later, while living a quiet life in suburban Melbourne, John Patterner is haunted by what happened to him and Sabiha at Vaugirard. He confides his story to Ken, an ageing writer, who sees in John's account the possibility for one last simple love story. When Ken tells his daughter this she reminds him, 'Love is never simple, Dad. You should know that.' He does know it. But being the writer he is, he cannot resist the lure of the story. Told with all Miller's distinctive clarity, intelligence and compassion, Lovesong is a pitch-perfect novel, a tender and enthralling story about the intimate lives of ordinary people. Like the truly great novelist he is, Miller locates the heart of his story in the moral frailties and secret passions of his all-too-human characters. 352 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781742373669. Inventory No: 242463. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Alexander. Lloyd
12 Alexander. Lloyd The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha
E. P. Dutton & Co Inc GHE000852 New York, USA 1978 First Edition 0525297480 / 9780525297482 Hard Cover Good Condition Good HB, VG-/G, red cloth boards213pp. Beautiful pictoral dustjacket in clear archival film, Creases to edges and corners with small tears to spine, no loss, flaps have creases and tears some loss to front flap. Boards show minor rubbing to edges and corners, and there are two tape ghosts on front cover, inside has usual library marks and fepp are scarred from sticker and pocket removal, hinge is separating at bottom, slant to spine, else clean an tight. After paying a silver penny to encourage magician to perform in the town square, a carpenter's helper is conjured to a strange place where people call him King of Abadan. Mayhem ensues. 520g when packed. Item Type: Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0525297480. ISBN/EAN: 9780525297482. Inventory No: GHE000852. Hardcover 
Price: 20.41 AUD
Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900, Alfred W. Crosby
13 Alfred W. Crosby Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900
Cambridge University Press 232555 USA 1991 0521336139 / 9780521336130 Softcover Very Good Condition People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain; in many cases they were a matter of firearms against spears. But as Alfred Crosby explains in his highly original and fascinating book, the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest. 368 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Science::Ecology. ISBN: 0521336139. ISBN/EAN: 9780521336130. Inventory No: 232555. Paperback 
Price: 22.90 AUD
Hotel World, Ali Smith
14 Ali Smith Hotel World
Anchor Books 240078 New York 2001 0385722109 / 9780385722100 Softcover Very Good Condition Woooooooo-hooooooo. Five people: four are living; three are strangers; two are sisters; one, a teenage hotel chambermaid, has fallen to her death in a dumbwaiter. But her spirit lingers in the world, straining to recall things she never knew. And one night all five women find themselves in the smooth plush environs of the Global Hotel, where the intersection of their very different fates make for this playful, defiant, and richly inventive novel. Forget room service: this is a riotous elegy, a deadpan celebration of colliding worlds, and a spirited defense of love. Blending incisive wit with surprising compassion, Hotel World is a wonderfully invigorating, life-affirming book. Small chip to spine edge, 236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 0385722109. ISBN/EAN: 9780385722100. Inventory No: 240078. Paperback 
Price: 13.00 AUD
Who Do You Think You Are?, Alice Munro
15 Alice Munro Who Do You Think You Are?
Penguin Books 242467 Great Britain 1996 0140241582 / 9780140241587 Softcover Good Condition Rose and her stepmother Flo live in Hanratty - across the bridge from the "good" part of town. Rose, alternately fascinated and appalled by the rude energy of the people around her, grows up nursing her hope of outgrowing her humble beginnings and plotting to escape to university. 256 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140241582. ISBN/EAN: 9780140241587. Inventory No: 242467. Paperback 
Price: 15.50 AUD
Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Alice Steinbach
16 Alice Steinbach Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman
Bantam Books 238179 Australia 2000 1863253769 / 9781863253765 Softcover Very Good Condition Without Reservations is about a woman's dream come true - taking a year off to travel the world and rediscover what it is like to be an independent woman, without ties and without reservations. 'In many ways, I was an independent woman,' writes Alice Steinbach, single working mother and Pulitzer prize-winnning journalist. 'For years I'd made my own choices, paid my own bills, shovelled my own snow, and had relationships that allowed for a lot of freedom on both sides.' Slowly, however, she saw that she had become quite dependent in another way. 'I had fallen into the habit of defining myself in terms of who I was to other people and what they expected of me.' Who am I, she wanted to know, away from the things that define me - my family, children, job, friends? Steinbach searches for the answer in some of the most exciting places in the world- Paris, where she finds a soulmate in a Japanese man; Oxford, where she learns more from a ballroom dancing lesson than any of her studies; Milan, where she befriends a young woman about to be married. Beautifully illustrated with postcards Steinbach wrote home to herself, this is an unforgettable voyage of discovery 278 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 1863253769. ISBN/EAN: 9781863253765. Inventory No: 238179. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 AUD
The Fly In The Ointment, Alice Thomas Ellis
17 Alice Thomas Ellis The Fly In The Ointment
Penguin Books 233904 London 1990 014013249X / 9780140132496 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket The third and final volume of a trilogy following "The Clothes in the Wardrobe" and "The Skeleton in the Closet". The reader is treated to a view of the marriage of mousey Margaret through the eyes of the outrageous Lili who arrives from Paris to bring some glamour into other people's lives. 132 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 014013249X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140132496. Inventory No: 233904. Paperback 
Price: 12.95 AUD
The Spy Wore Red, Aline, Countess of Romanones
18 Aline, Countess of Romanones The Spy Wore Red
Bloomsbury 242203 Great Britain 1987 First UK Edition 0747501122 / 9780747501121 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good An autobiography by Aline Griffith who recounts her work as an undercover agent for the United States in wartime Madrid. She begins her story in 1943 when at the age of 20 and working as a model, she was recruited into the American secret service, trained as a spy and sent to work as an agent in Madrid to uncover Himmler's spy. The author recounts her experiences of life in Spanish society and the problems which arose when security was breached, resulting in several attempts on her life. Whilst engaged in trying to uncover German spies she met many people and recounts her discoveries and adventures concerning these various characters. Aline, Countess of Romanones met the Count of Romanones in Madrid during the war. They married after the war and the Countess now divides her time between the United States and Spain. 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0747501122. ISBN/EAN: 9780747501121. Inventory No: 242203. Hardcover 
Price: 28.00 AUD
Bagman To Swagman: Tales of Broome, The North-West and Other Australian Adventures, Alistair McAlpine
19 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 
Price: 20.00 AUD
The Price of Terror: How the Families of the Victims of PAN AM 103 Brought Libya to Justice, Allan Gerson and Jery Adler
20 Allan Gerson and Jery Adler The Price of Terror: How the Families of the Victims of PAN AM 103 Brought Libya to Justice
HarperCollins 238174 USA 2001 0060197617 / 9780060197612 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition President Bill Clinton called it "an attack against America," but after Libyan agents planted a bomb aboard Pan Am Flight 103, killing 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground, America did not strike back. Instead, the grieving relatives of the victims did the unthinkable -- as mere civilians-and tried to force Libya to pay for its crime. Lawyers told the families that they could never sue Libya in American courts, and they were right. This would require changing a bedrock principle of international law -- a change that every government in the world feared and fought, including the United States itself. Working virtually alone at first, Allan Gerson, a former diplomat and prosecutor of Nazi war criminals, took on the case and spent the next eight years on the families' quest for justice. In this high-stakes game of international power politics and legal maneuvering, there were friendships, jobs, and reputations lost, but a precious principle -- that of accountability under the law -- was strengthened and preserved. Now Gerson and his co-author, NEWSWEEK writer Jerry Adler, follow the threads of this extraordinary tale back to that deadly night over Lockerbie, Scotland -- and forward into a new era of international justice, when terrorists will learn to fear the righteous retribution of their own victims. 322 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: World Affairs; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0060197617. ISBN/EAN: 9780060197612. Inventory No: 238174. Paperback 
Price: 22.90 AUD
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