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Explorers of Australia, A & S Sampson
1 A & S Sampson Explorers of Australia
Budget Books 246264 Australia 1979 0908505175 / 9780908505173 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; ISBN: 0908505175. ISBN/EAN: 9780908505173. Inventory No: 246264. Hardcover 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Year of Living Biblically, A. J. Jacobs
2 A. J. Jacobs The Year of Living Biblically
William Heinemann 245143 London 2008 0434017116 / 9780434017119 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Avoiding shellfish was easy. The stoning of adulterers proved a little more difficult - and potentially controversial. Was it enough to walk up to an adulterer and gently touch them with a stone? Even that could be grounds for accusations of assault, especially with female adulterers in Manhattan. So what's a good Bible-reading boy to do? Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in head first and attempt to obey the hundreds of less-publicized rules. The resulting spiritual journey is at once funny and profound, reverent and irreverent, personal and universal, and will make you see history's most influential book with new eyes.Jacobs immerses himself in prayer, tends sheep in the Israeli desert, fights idolatry, and tells the absolute truth in all situations - much to his wife's chagrin. His beard grows so unruly that he is mistaken for a member of ZZ Top. He tours a Kentucky-based Creationist museum, dances with Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn and studies scripture with Jehovah's witnesses. And he wrestles with the seemingly archaic rules that baffle the twenty-first century brain, yielding unexpected ephiphanies and challenges. A book that will charm readers secular and religious, "The Year Of Living Biblically" is part York Notes to the bible, part memoir, and part look into worlds unimaginable. Thou shalt not be able to put it down... 388 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9780434017119. Inventory No: 245143. Paperback 
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Heritage of Britain, A. L. Rowse
3 A. L. Rowse Heritage of Britain
Treasure Press 234728 Great Britain 1985 0907407587 / 9780907407584 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 185 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Great Britain; History; History. ISBN: 0907407587. ISBN/EAN: 9780907407584. Inventory No: 234728. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 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 
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Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
A.G. Stephens: Selected Writings, A.G. Stephens
5 A.G. Stephens A.G. Stephens: Selected Writings
Angus & Robertson 228488 Australia 1978 First Edition 020713541X / 9780207135415 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 448 pages. Slight crease on front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 020713541X. ISBN/EAN: 9780207135415. Inventory No: 228488. Paperback 
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Victory: The Epic of World War II 1939-1945: An Illustrated History, A.K. Macdougall
6 A.K. Macdougall Victory: The Epic of World War II 1939-1945: An Illustrated History
The Five Mile Press 243860 Australia 2005 1741246059 / 9781741246056 Softcover Near Fine Condition 320 pages. Previous owner name on inside cover . Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; ISBN: 1741246059. ISBN/EAN: 9781741246056. Inventory No: 243860. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Price: 35.00 AUD
 
 
The Stock Exchange Of Melbourne And The Victorian Economy 1852-1900, A.R. Hall
7 A.R. Hall The Stock Exchange Of Melbourne And The Victorian Economy 1852-1900
ANU 237860 Canberra 1968 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 267 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australia - VIC; History; Inventory No: 237860. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.00 AUD
 
 
Attitudes to Non-European Immigration, A.T. Yarwood
8 A.T. Yarwood Attitudes to Non-European Immigration
Cassell 226172 Australia 1968 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Good Condition No Dust Jacket Problems in Australian History 146 pages. Age tanning to pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; History; Inventory No: 226172. Paperback 
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The Wonderful Wines of Oz - Wine Options Made Simple, ACI Packaging Group
9 ACI Packaging Group The Wonderful Wines of Oz - Wine Options Made Simple
ACI Packaging Group 229587 Australia Softcover Good Condition Includes History of Australian Wine Making; How Wine Is Made; Grape Varieties; Wine Growing Areas of Australia; Which Wine, When, With What?; Vintages; Storing Wine; Australian Winemakers; Len Evans' Wine Options Game; Compliments to the Chef; Recipes; Quiz. 52 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian; Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines. Inventory No: 229587. Paperback 
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What the Past Did For Us: A Brief History of Ancient Inventions, Adam Hart-Davis
10 Adam Hart-Davis What the Past Did For Us: A Brief History of Ancient Inventions
BBC Books 236486 Great Britain 2004 0563522070 / 9780563522072 Hardcover Good Condition Good Adam Hart-Davis, one of the nations favourite TV presenters, returns to our screens with a tour through the Top Ten developments of each of the great civilisations of the past. From the Egyptians to the Romans, Babylonians to the Arabs, Adam takes us on an epic history of the world, looking at some of the great legacies left to us by ancient cultures. What the Past Did For Us accompanies a major 9-part new format autumn show, in which Adam is the anchorman who leads us through the history of inventions while testing some of these in the studio. The accompanying book is an entertainingly written history of ancient cultures, capturing Adams enthusiasm for the subject. Adam tells the story of the Chinese inventors who came up with the mariners compass, paper money and gunpowder right through to the Ancient Indians who, according to Einstein taught us how to count as well as giving us the 12-month calendar year and 7-day week. Soiling mark to top corner of rear inside flap of dust jacket had top corner of boards 223 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0563522070. ISBN/EAN: 9780563522072. Inventory No: 236486. Hardcover 
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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom, Adeline Yen Mah
11 Adeline Yen Mah Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom
HarperCollins 243028 Great Britain 2000 0002570998 / 9780002570992 Hardcover Good Condition Good Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, to a Eurasian woman, and their subsequent move to Hong Kong, she learnt more about the Chinese attitudes to business and to family, and the strength of the Chinese in exile.Since living in London and California, Adeline Yen Mah has studied Chinese thought, looking at both the strengths and weaknesses which it gives those who follow it and now, in Watching the Tree, she takes us on a journey through the Chinese language, religions, history, using both Chinese proverbs and her own experiences, to bring to us an understanding of the richness of China and the ways that we can take and use some of the wisdom for ourselves in the West 248 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Spirituality; ISBN: 0002570998. ISBN/EAN: 9780002570992. Inventory No: 243028. Hardcover 
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Price: 12.00 AUD
 
 
Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom, Adeline Yen Mah
12 Adeline Yen Mah Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom
HarperCollins 233272 Great Britain 2000 0002570998 / 9780002570992 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, to a Eurasian woman, and their subsequent move to Hong Kong, she learnt more about the Chinese attitudes to business and to family, and the strength of the Chinese in exile.Since living in London and California, Adeline Yen Mah has studied Chinese thought, looking at both the strengths and weaknesses which it gives those who follow it and now, in Watching the Tree, she takes us on a journey through the Chinese language, religions, history, using both Chinese proverbs and her own experiences, to bring to us an understanding of the richness of China and the ways that we can take and use some of the wisdom for ourselves in the West 248 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Spirituality; ISBN: 0002570998. ISBN/EAN: 9780002570992. Inventory No: 233272. Hardcover 
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Price: 14.00 AUD
 
 
The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
13 Adrian Desmond The Ape's Reflexion
Quartet Books 232711 London 1980 070433335X / 9780704333352 Softcover Good Condition A thoughtful discussion of whether apes use language. 288 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 070433335X. ISBN/EAN: 9780704333352. Inventory No: 232711. Paperback 
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Price: 10.00 AUD
 
 
The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
14 Adrian Desmond The Ape's Reflexion
Blond & Briggs 232681 1979 First Edition 0856340693 / 9780856340697 Hardcover Good Condition Good A thoughtful discussion of whether apes use language. 288 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Usual library stamps and markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0856340693. ISBN/EAN: 9780856340697. Inventory No: 232681. Hardcover 
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Price: 18.00 AUD
 
 
The Apothecary's House, Adrian Mathews
15 Adrian Mathews The Apothecary's House
MacMillan 245272 Australia 2005 1405050950 / 9781405050951 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition When an old woman storms into the Rijks Museum demanding the return of her painting, archivist Ruth Braams cannot quell her curiosity. Together with Myles, her gay confidant, Ruth delves into the history of the piece of looted Nazi art and discovers an enigmatic picture with a disturbing wartime provenance. It also appears that the elderly Lydia is not the only claimant and, against strict bureau regulations, Ruth endeavours to help strengthen her case. Days later, Ruth begins to receive sinister anonymous threats, warning her to stay away from Lydia and the painting. When the door of her home, a houseboat on the Bloemgracht canal, is covered in graffiti and her gas supply tampered with, Ruth is convinced these are deterrents from the rival claimant. Our irrepressible and emotionally troubled heroine refuses to take them at face value and continues to strike up a friendship with the lonely old lady. But as the threats escalate, Ruth realises that there must be far more to the painting's popularity, and she enters into a series of increasingly lethal adventures as she investigates the painting's secret symbolism . . . 534 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Light age tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1405050950. ISBN/EAN: 9781405050951. Inventory No: 245272. Paperback 
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Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views, Advance Australia
16 Advance Australia Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views
Government PrintER 233666 Melbourne 1889 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Message reads: With my best love to Dear Mother, Christine, Melbourne Dec 25th 1889. The photos are sepia and fold out to give you a very accurate pictures what Melbourne looked like in 1888-1889. The outside of the book has a few scratches and marks but it is nearly 130 years old so for its age it is in very good condition Inscription to previous owner on front pastedown. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 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: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Inventory No: 233666. Hardcover 
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Price: 75.00 AUD
 
 
The Consolations of Philosophy, Alain De Botton
17 Alain De Botton The Consolations of Philosophy
Penguin Books 246029 Australia 2001 0140276610 / 9780140276619 Softcover Good Condition The Consolations of Philosophy is Alain de Botton's internationally bestselling guide to life. Alain de Botton, bestselling author of How Proust Can Change Your Life, has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety; the fear of failure and the pressure to conform. 265 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Philosophy; Philosophy; ISBN: 0140276610. ISBN/EAN: 9780140276619. Inventory No: 246029. Paperback 
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Keeping On Keeping On, Alan Bennett
18 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 
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The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World, Alan Greenspan
19 Alan Greenspan The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World
The Penguin Press 237899 New York 2007 First Edition 1594201315 / 9781594201318 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine In the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, in his fourteenth year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan took part in a very quiet collective effort to ensure that America didn't experience an economic meltdown, taking the rest of the world with it. There was good reason to fear the worst: the stock market crash of October 1987, his first major crisis as Federal Reserve Chairman, coming just weeks after he assumed control, had come much closer than is even today generally known to freezing the financial system and triggering a genuine financial panic. But the most remarkable thing that happened to the economy after 9/11 was...nothing. What in an earlier day would have meant a crippling shock to the system was absorbed astonishingly quickly. After 9/11 Alan Greenspan knew, if he needed any further reinforcement, that we're living in a new world - the world of a global capitalist economy that is vastly more flexible, resilient, open, self-directing, and fast-changing than it was even 20 years ago. It's a world that presents us with enormous new possibilities but also enormous new challenges. "The Age of Turbulence" is Alan Greenspan's incomparable reckoning with the nature of this new world - how we got here, what we're living through, and what lies over the horizon, for good and for ill-channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy for longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. He begins his account on that September 11th morning, but then leaps back to his childhood, and follows the arc of his remarkable life's journey through to his more than 18-year tenure as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, from 1987 to 2006, during a time of transforming change. Alan Greenspan shares the story of his life first simply with an eye toward doing justice to the extraordinary amount of history he has experienced and shaped. But his other goal is to draw readers along the same learning curve he followed, so they accrue a grasp of his own understanding of the underlying dynamics that drive world events. In the second half of the book, having brought us to the present and armed us with the conceptual tools to follow him forward, Dr. Greenspan embarks on a magnificent tour de horizon of the global economy. He reveals the universals of economic growth, delves into the specific facts on the ground in each of the major countries and regions of the world, and explains what the trend-lines of globalization are from here. The distillation of a life's worth of wisdom and insight into an elegant expression of a coherent worldview, "The Age of Turbulence" will stand as Alan Greenspan's personal and intellectual legacy. 531 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Business,Finance,Economics; Business, Finance & Marketing; ISBN/EAN: 9781594201318. Inventory No: 237899. Hardcover 
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Metropolis: Ten Cities, Ten Centuries, Albert Lorenz with Joy Schleh
20 Albert Lorenz with Joy Schleh Metropolis: Ten Cities, Ten Centuries
Viking / Penguin 234220 Australia 1996 0670872059 / 9780670872053 Hardcover Good Condition Good Architectural illustrator Albert Lorenz delights the imagination as he evokes defining moments of the past 10 centuries from 11th-century Jerusalem to 20th-century New York. Dust jacket has a closed tear to top of front. 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0670872059. ISBN/EAN: 9780670872053. Inventory No: 234220. Hardcover 
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