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Comparative Religion, A .C Bouquet
1 A .C Bouquet Comparative Religion
Pelican / Penguin Books 232513 Great Britain 1951 Reprint Softcover Good Condition A survey and comparison of the great religions of the world. Age tanning to pages. Pelican Books A89. 319 pages. Foxing to Covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 232513. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 AUD 12.75 AUD 
Comparative Religion - A Short Outline, A. C. Bouquet
2 A. C. Bouquet Comparative Religion - A Short Outline
Pelican / Penguin Books 230113 Great Britain 1951 Reprint Softcover Good Condition A survey and comparison of the great religions of the world. Pelican No A89 319 pages. Foxing to Covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 230113. Paperback 
Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
Persia and The Greeks - The Defence of the West c.546-478 B.C., A. R. Burn
3 A. R. Burn Persia and The Greeks - The Defence of the West c.546-478 B.C.
Gerald Duckworth 231542 1970 Second Edition 0715617656 / 9780715617656 Softcover Very Good Condition In this volume the writer concludes a program of work undertaken many years ago, attempting to produce a readable account of the early age of Greece, from the age of the Trojan War (in Minoans, Philistines and Greeks, 1930) and the late prehistoric (in The World of Hesiod, 1936; both long out of print, and the former largely out of date), through The Lyric Age of Greece (1960), to the eve of the rise of the Athenian Empire. The rise of Greek civilisation was described in the last-named book; in the present work we begin with that of the Persians, one of the great imperial peoples of history, who deserve more sympathetic treatment than, from our inevitably and rightly phil-Hellenic point of view, they have sometimes received. The Persian Wars themselves, too, embrace much more than the great culminating episode of Xerxes' invasion, which Thucydides dismissed as 'settled by two battles at sea and two on land'. He would have been more just if he had compared that, not to the whole length of the Peloponnesian War, but to the one episode of the Sicilian expedition. The Persian wars too, together with the simultaneous struggle against Persia's allies, the Phoenicians, were a prolonged though intermittent series of campaigns, ranging in time from Cyrus' conquest of Ionia in 546 to Kimon's last campaign in Cyprus in 450, and in space extending throughout the whole length of the Mediterranean. To trace the course and connections of these campaigns, together with the rise, just in time to be the decisive factor, of the democracy of Athens and of its sea-power, is a task the more worth attempting for the fact that it has not been the subject of a full-length study since that of Grundy, published in 1899. With a postscript by D. M. Lewis. 612 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0715617656. ISBN/EAN: 9780715617656. Inventory No: 231542. Paperback 
Price: 36.50 AUD 27.38 AUD 
Incas: The Light of Machu Picchu, A.B. Daniel
4 A.B. Daniel Incas: The Light of Machu Picchu
Simon & Schuster 233380 Australia 2003 0743207238 / 9780743207232 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Translated by Alex Gilly. In this third and final installment of the internationally bestselling INCAS trilogy, the love between an Inca princess and a foreign soldier will alter the destiny of two great civilizations once and for all. It's been three years since Captain Pizzaro and his conquistadors began their occupation of the Inca empire. With their insatiable appetite for gold, and despite Pizzaro's attempts at peaceful, Christian stewardship, many men have begun burning villages that fail to produce the valuable metal. Meanwhile, the Incas finally unite and prepare for war against their common enemy. Young Manco has reclaimed his rightful place as Emperor, and the beautiful, magical Anamaya is at his side. Yearning for peace, Anamaya's mysterious blue eyes still look to the spirit world for signs. She knows her beloved Gabriel, the Spanish soldier who bears the sacred puma's mark, will play an important role in the future of the Inca empire. But how can she convince Manco and his warriors that Gabriel is different, when they have sworn revenge against all the light-skinned Strangers? The impending conflict will divide our heroes. But, at the critical moment, will Anamaya and Gabriel choose loyalty or love? 359 pages. History. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0743207238. ISBN/EAN: 9780743207232. Inventory No: 233380. Paperback 
Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
Recipes from the Dump, Abigail Stone
5 Abigail Stone Recipes from the Dump
W. W. Norton 234270 New York 1996 0393038548 / 9780393038545 Softcover Very Good Condition In a totally original first novel that's as American as Whitney Otto's How to Make an American Quilt, as satisfying as Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate, Stone tells the story of a woman's hunt for the essential ingredients in a cluttered world, a mock cookbook for our culture. 271 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 0393038548. ISBN/EAN: 9780393038545. Inventory No: 234270. Paperback 
Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
Big Shots - Carl Williams & The Gangland Murders - The Inside Story, Completely Revised, Adam Shand
6 Adam Shand Big Shots - Carl Williams & The Gangland Murders - The Inside Story, Completely Revised
Viking 228149 Australia 2010 0670075043 / 9780670075041 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition In 2003, Adam Shand naively set out to unravel Melbourne's bloody gangland wars. A few months' research, a guaranteed cover story. But his foray into the underworld took him deeper than that. He became embroiled in a complex world where feuds raged between rival families, and where a new generation was clashing with the criminal Establishment. Before long, he found himself counted as a friend by those who sometimes ended friendships with a hail of bullets. In this fully updated edition, taking in the events of 2010, including the murder of Carl Williams, Big Shots takes the reader into the heart of the city's multibillion-dollar 'disorganised crime' scene, as Shand meets the key figures and suspects, including Carl and Roberta Williams, Mick Gatto and many others. He discovers the human drama behind the brutal slayings that were splashed across the front pages, and in the process comes to questions his objectivity 416 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780670075041. Inventory No: 228149. Paperback 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Nice Work - Thirty Years in British Films, Adrian Brunel
7 Adrian Brunel Nice Work - Thirty Years in British Films
Forbes Robertson 224791 London 1949 Hardcover Good Condition Good Adrian begins with the story of British Film making during the first World War and then thirty years later took the plunge into British film production. From then we follow the adventures of Adrian as he fought his way through slumps and booms making every type of film, from comedies to musicals in England, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain and Morocco 217 pages. Moderately foxed throughout. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Film::Cinema. Inventory No: 224791. Hardcover 
Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
Vindolandra, Adrian Goldsworthy
8 Adrian Goldsworthy Vindolandra
Head Zeus 234777 Australia 2017 9781781974695 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition AD 98: The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over twenty years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall. But for now defences are weak as tribes rebel against Rome, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders. It falls to Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, to keep the peace. But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain. This is a hugely authentic historical novel, written by one of Britain's leading historians. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781781974695. Inventory No: 234777. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 AUD 16.50 AUD 
The Silver Dog and the Bear, Adriana Xenides
9 Adriana Xenides The Silver Dog and the Bear
Spiritual Sense 233601 Australia 1997 0958714606 / 9780958714600 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket Adriana ha led a remarkable life, taking her to the international catwalks of Paris, Madrid and Vienna as a top model, followed by a world breaking career as the longest serving co-host of the international programme "Wheel of Fortune", becoming a true television icon and dearly loved and respected by the Australian public Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Children; Animals & Nature::Dogs. ISBN: 0958714606. ISBN/EAN: 9780958714600. Inventory No: 233601. Hardcover 
Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians], Aedeen Cremin [Editor]
10 Aedeen Cremin [Editor] The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians]
New South Wales University Press 231850 NSW, Australia 1988 Reprint 0868401145 / 9780868401140 Softcover Very Good Condition Richly illustrated with over 300 black and white photographs, drawings and maps. 230 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; Archaeology; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0868401145. ISBN/EAN: 9780868401140. Inventory No: 231850. Paperback 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Agatha Christie: An Autobiography, Agatha Christie
11 Agatha Christie Agatha Christie: An Autobiography
HarperCollins 234970 Great Britain 1993 0006353282 / 9780006353287 Softcover Good Condition A new-look printing of Agatha Christie's 'most absorbing mystery' to mark the 25th anniversary of her death. Agatha Christie died on 12 January 1976, having become the best-selling novelist in history. Her autobiography, published in 1977 a year after her death, tells of her fascinating private life, from early childhood through two marriages and two World Wars, and her experiences both as a writer and on archaeological expeditions with her second husband, Max Mallowan. Not only does the book reveal the true genius of her legendary success, but the story is vividly told and as captivating as one of her novels. 560 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0006353282. ISBN/EAN: 9780006353287. Inventory No: 234970. Paperback 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage, Agatha Christie
12 Agatha Christie Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage
Agatha Christie Collection 230092 Great Britain 1995 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Agatha Christie's first ever Miss Marple mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. 'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, 'would be doing the world at large a service!' It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity. 221 pages. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 230092. Hardcover 
Price: 21.00 AUD 15.75 AUD 
A Bird Burned Alive, Agustin Gomez-Arcos
13 Agustin Gomez-Arcos A Bird Burned Alive
Chatto & Windus 228233 London 1988 First UK Edition 0701131187 / 9780701131180 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This novel is both an allegory of brutality and innocence, oppression and exploitation in Franco's Spain, and a critique of the church, sexual corruption and moral hypocrisy, focusing on the life of Paula, who hates her parents and withdraws into an obsessive fantasy world of her own creation. The author is winner of the Prix Hermes. 212 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners stamp on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0701131187. ISBN/EAN: 9780701131180. Inventory No: 228233. Hardcover 
Price: 23.50 AUD 17.63 AUD 
An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore
14 Al Gore An Inconvenient Truth
Bloomsbury 230179 London 2006 0747589062 / 9780747589068 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket "An Inconvenient Truth" Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling "Earth in the Balance" is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia presentations on global warming that Gore created and delivers to groups around the world. With this book, Gore, who is one of our environmental heroes and a leading expert brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness and with humor, too that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked. This riveting new book written in an accessible, entertaining style will open the eyes of even the most skeptical." 325 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science::Ecology; Natural History & Resources; ISBN/EAN: 9780747589068. Inventory No: 230179. Paperback 
Price: 25.50 AUD 19.13 AUD 
Friendly Fire, Alaa Al Aswany
15 Alaa Al Aswany Friendly Fire
Fourth Estate 233419 London 2009 9780007386008 Softcover Very Good Condition The new book from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the international bestseller 'The Yacoubian Building' and 'Chicago'.'Friendly Fire' is a novella and collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, author of the bestselling 'The Yacoubian Building'. As in that novel, Al Aswany dissects modern Egyptian society and, with skill and detachment, reveals the hypocrisy, violence and abuse of power characteristic of a world in moral crisis. Here, though, the focus has shifted from the broad historical canvas to the minute stitches of pain that hold together an individual, a family, a school classroom and the relationship between a man and a woman. Can a man so alienated from his society that he regards all its members as no better than microbes wriggling under a microscope survive within it? Can cynical religiosity triumph over human decency? Can a man put the thought of a delicious dish of beans behind him long enough to mourn his father's death? Alongside these wry questions, other, less mordant perspectives also have their place: an ageing cabaret dancer bestows the blessing of a vanished world on her lover's son; a crippled boy wins subjective victory from objective disaster. 219 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007386008. Inventory No: 233419. Paperback 
Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
The Yacoubian Building: A Modern Arabic Novel, Alaa Al Aswany
16 Alaa Al Aswany The Yacoubian Building: A Modern Arabic Novel
American University In Cairo Press 233551 Cairo 2006 9774160274 / 9789774160271 Softcover Very Good Condition All manner of flawed and fragile humanity reside in the Yacoubian Building, a once-elegant temple of Art Deco splendor now slowly decaying in the smog and bustle of downtown Cairo: a fading aristocrat and self-proclaimed "scientist of women"; a sultry, voluptuous siren; a devout young student, feeling the irresistible pull toward fundamentalism; a newspaper editor helplessly in love with a policeman; a corrupt and corpulent politician, twisting the Koran to justify his desires. These disparate lives careen toward an explosive conclusion in Alaa Al Aswany's remarkable international bestseller. Teeming with frank sexuality and heartfelt compassion, this book is an important window on to the experience of loss and love in the Arab world. 253 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Egypt; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9789774160271. Inventory No: 233551. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
How To Think More About Sex, Alain De Botton
17 Alain De Botton How To Think More About Sex
MacMillan 234597 Great Britain 2012 1447202279 / 9781447202271 Softcover Very Good Condition In this rigorous and supremely honest book Alain de Botton helps us navigate the intimate and exciting - yet often confusing and difficult - experience that is sex. Few of us tend to feel we're entirely normal when it comes to sex, and what we're supposed to be feeling rarely matches up with the reality. This book argues that 21st-century sex is ultimately fated to be a balancing act between love and desire, and adventure and commitment. Covering topics that include lust, fetishism, adultery and pornography, Alain de Botton frankly articulates the dilemmas of modern sexuality, offering insights and consolation to help us think more deeply and wisely about the sex we are, or aren't, having. One in the new series of books from The School of Life, launched May 2012: How to Stay Sane by Philippa Perry How to Find Fulfilling Work by Roman Krznaric How to Worry Less About Money by John Armstrong How to Change the World by John-Paul Flintoff How to Thrive in the Digital Age by Tom Chatfield How to Think More About Sex by Alain de Botton 142 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Philosophy; Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9781447202271. Inventory No: 234597. Paperback 
Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
The Art of Looking Sideways, Alan Fletcher
18 Alan Fletcher The Art of Looking Sideways
Phaidon 233310 2010 0714834491 / 9780714834498 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition The Art of Looking Sideways is a primer in visual intelligence, an exploration of the workings of the eye, the hand, the brain and the imagination. It is an inexhaustible mine of anecdotes, quotations, images, curious facts and useless information, oddities, serious science, jokes and memories, all concerned with the interplay between the verbal and the visual, and the limitless resources of the human mind. Loosely arranged in 72 chapters, all this material is presented in a wonderfully inventive series of pages that are themselves masterly demonstrations of the expressive use of type, space, colour and imagery. This book does not set out to teach lessons, but it is full of wisdom and insight collected from all over the world. Describing himself as a visual jackdaw, master designer Alan Fletcher has distilled a lifetime of experience and reflection into a brilliantly witty and inimitable exploration of such subjects as perception, coloor, pattern, proportion, paradox, illusion, language, alphabets, words, letters, ideas, creativity, culture, style, aesthetics and value. The Art of Looking Sideways is the ultimate guide to visual awareness, a magical compilation that will entertain and inspire all those who enjoy the interplay between word and image, and who relish the odd and the unexpected. 533 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN/EAN: 9780714834498. Inventory No: 233310. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 53.50 AUD 40.13 AUD 
Good Benito, Alan Lightman
19 Alan Lightman Good Benito
Hodder & Stoughton 227005 London 1994 0340635169 / 9780340635162 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket From the home-made rockets and experiments of his childhood to the complex equations he solved as a professor of physics, Bennett always knew he would lead a life of science. But his vision betrays him, revealing a profound incompleteness and an inability to confront the contradictions of his life: the black maid who loves him, the mentally absent father, the self destructive wife who invites his cruelty. As Bennett struggles between reason and intuition, he slowly learns to broaden his understanding of the world and his place in it. Price:GBP5.99 pb Edition:First Paperback Format:198 x 129 mm Imprint:Sceptre Markets:BCN x Can EAN:9780340635162 Alan Lightman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948, and was educated at Princeton and the California Institute of Technology. He has written for Granta, Harper's, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books. EINSTEIN'S DREAMS was his first book of fiction. He is professor of science and writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. WHEREABOUTS: Massachusetts, USA PREVIOUS BOOKS: FICTION - Einstein's Dreams (Bloomsbury 1993, Sceptre 1994 0 340 58925 6). Non-Fiction Includes: Time Travel And Papa Joe's Pipe, Great Ideas In Physics And Time For Stars. THE PROMOTION *Alan Lightman will visit UK for publication and be part of the new Sceptre promotion for March 1996 *Co-operative promotions SELLING POINTS (1)Brilliant new novel by the much-feted author of Einstein's Dreams (2)Einstein's Dreams sold over 11,000 in pb (3)Excellent reviews: 'a moving and brilliant coming of age novel...the novel's virtues are numerous' Daily Telegraph Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0340635169. ISBN/EAN: 9780340635162. Inventory No: 227005. Paperback 
Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
I Can Jump Puddles, Alan Marshall
20 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 
Price: 17.00 AUD 12.75 AUD 
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