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To Beat The Clippers: The Financial Times Clipper Race 1975-6, Alec Beilby
1 Alec Beilby To Beat The Clippers: The Financial Times Clipper Race 1975-6
Allen Lane 240165 London 1976 First Edition 0713909676 / 9780713909678 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good At the end of August 195, four modern ocean racing yachts set out on the most demanding race ever held. They raced 27,000 miles from the Thames to Sydney and back and were out to beat the time of the great clipper Patriarch which just over a century ago, sailed the route in 136 days. Tower Bridge, Thames. FEP: Map of the first leg from Sheerness to Sydney. REP: Map of the Financial Times clipper race. Foreword by Edward Heath. 212 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing, chips and tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical; Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0713909676. ISBN/EAN: 9780713909678. Inventory No: 240165. Hardcover 
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Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3], Alison Lloyd
2 Alison Lloyd Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3]
Puffin / Penguin Books 236892 Australia 2011 0143305425 / 9780143305422 Softcover Good Condition It's1841 . . . and if Letty wants to keep her job she must travel with her mistress to a sheep farm in the Blue Mountains, leaving her sister Lavinia behind in Sydney. Letty has heard that the bush is a wild place, full of strange beasts and dangers, not to mention the bushrangers who hide out in it. And as Letty soon learns, life on the land has plenty of challenges . . . Join Letty again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a free-settler girl and her new life in a far-off land 103 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780143305422. Inventory No: 236892. Paperback 
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Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
The Dark Crusader, Alistair MacLean
3 Alistair MacLean The Dark Crusader
Fontana / Collins 229364 London, England 1974 Reprint 0006120598 / 9780006120599 Softcover Good A classic tale of espionage, secret missions and exotic locations which out-Bonds Bond, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Eight job advertisements. Eight jobs. Eight specialists in modern technology required. Eight scientists to fill them. Applicants to be married, with no children, and prepared to travel. Highly persuasive salaries. One criminal mastermind. Eight positions filled. Eight scientists - and their wives - disappear. Completely. One secret agent to stop him. Advertisment no.9. Sydney, Australia. Fuel specialist required. Looks like a job for John Bentall... 223 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0006120598. ISBN/EAN: 9780006120599. Inventory No: 229364. Paperback 
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Life Works: Self Therapy Program Containing Tips and Exercises for Healing, Amanda Ferguson
4 Amanda Ferguson Life Works: Self Therapy Program Containing Tips and Exercises for Healing
HarperCollins 243556 Australia 2002 0732271320 / 9780732271329 Trade Paperback Good Condition A wonderful approach to self-therapy, including tips and exercises for healing. At some time in our life, all of us arrive at a point where we want to focus on ourselves more deeply.Life Works provides a process by which we can rediscover our innermost selves, and move forward so that we can once again lead rewarding, purposeful and happy lives. Following many of the processes of formal therapy, Life Works is designed to facilitate inner change.Life Works focuses on everyday issues and includes case studies, checklists, tips, and exercises which assist readers to identify and deal with problems such as depression, anxiety, grief and interpersonal communication. Amanda Ferguson is a Registered Psychologist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Corporate trainer. She is in private practice in Sydney as a counsellor and psychotherapist. 296 pages. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Psychology; Psychology & Psychiatry; Self Help. ISBN: 0732271320. ISBN/EAN: 9780732271329. Inventory No: 243556. Paperback 
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The White Earth, Andrew McGahan
5 Andrew McGahan The White Earth
A&U 238127 Australia 1741141478 / 9781741141474 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket Winner of the 2005 Miles Franklin Literary AwardOne spring day in late 1992, when William was halfway between his eighth birthday and his ninth, he looked out from the back verandah of his home and saw, huge in the sky, the mushroom cloud of a nuclear explosion. He stared at it, wondering. The thunderhead was dirty black, streaked with billows of grey. It rolled and boiled as it climbed into the clear blue day, casting a vast shadow upon the hills beyond. But there was no sound, no rumble of an explosion. William was aware of the smell of burning . . . but it was a good smell, a familiar smell. The smell of grass, of wheat, of the farm itself.His father dead by fire and his mother plagued by demons of her own, William is cast upon the charity of his unknown uncle - an embittered old man encamped in the ruins of a once great station homestead, Kuran House. It's a baffling and sinister new world for the boy, a place of decay and secret histories. His uncle is obsessed by a long life of decline and by a dark quest for revival, his mother is desperate for a wealth and security she has never known, and all their hopes it seems come to rest upon William's young shoulders. But as the past and present of Kuran Station unravel and merge together, the price of that inheritance may prove to be the downfall of them all. The White Earth is a haunting, disturbing and cautionary tale. A lean intelligent and incisive novel.' James Ley, The Sydney Morning Herald McGahan writes with a total command of thematic design and narrative structure. The White Earth draws on the full resource of the novel as an imaginative form to explore some of the most urgent social and political issues haunting Australia today.' Judging Panel, the Miles Franklin Award 376 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1741141478. ISBN/EAN: 9781741141474. Inventory No: 238127. Paperback 
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The Mermaid Cafe, Andy Machonachie
6 Andy Machonachie The Mermaid Cafe
Hodder 245264 Australia 2004 0733618944 / 9780733618949 Trade Paperback Good Condition Sydney, 1984: 20 year old Wallace Newman is awarded an arts grant and says goodbye to his small country town and heads for the coast to paint pictures of mermaids. He books into Rafferty's Private Hotel by the sea and failing to arouse his muse finds his brother now living with his boyfriend in Newtown and is persuaded to fund a sex change. 263 pages. Item Type: Uncorrected Book Proof. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0733618944. ISBN/EAN: 9780733618949. Inventory No: 245264. Paperback 
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The Glass Inferno, Angelika Fremd
7 Angelika Fremd The Glass Inferno
University Of Queensland Press 227641 Australia 1992 0702224227 / 9780702224225 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket In this sequel to Fremd's first novel 'Heartland', Inge Heinrich is fleeing memories of fascism, displacement and incest, and searching for her true sense of self. Her quest takes place in the permissive 60s as she moves from Melbourne to Brisbane via Sydney and Papua New Guinea. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0702224227. ISBN/EAN: 9780702224225. Inventory No: 227641. Paperback 
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 1, Anne Henderson [Editor]
8 Anne Henderson [Editor] The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 1
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd 227836 Sydney 2007 Softcover Near Fine Condition 235 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227836. Paperback 
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 2, Anne Henderson [Editor]
9 Anne Henderson [Editor] The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 2
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd 227837 Sydney 2007 Softcover Near Fine Condition 204 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227837. Paperback 
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The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 3, Anne Henderson [Editor]
10 Anne Henderson [Editor] The Sydney Papers Summer 2007 Volume 19 Number 3
The Sydney Institute Publications Pty Ltd 227838 Sydney 2007 Softcover Near Fine Condition 170 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 227838. Paperback 
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Don't Call Me Shirley, Barry M. Cochrane
11 Barry M. Cochrane Don't Call Me Shirley
Alfred A. Knopf 236228 Sydney 1995 0646218824 / 9780646218823 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine This is the 6th volume of Cochrane's attempts to document the 'cultural icons of Australian life'. These photos capture 'the vibrancy, vitality, pride and rich diversity that make up Sydney's gay and lesbian life'. The book accompanied his exhibition of the 1994 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Party & Sleaze Ball. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Photography; Australia; Photography; ISBN: 0646218824. ISBN/EAN: 9780646218823. Inventory No: 236228. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 40.00 AUD
 
 
5 Ways to carry A Goat: A Blogger's World Tour, Ben Groundwater
12 Ben Groundwater 5 Ways to carry A Goat: A Blogger's World Tour
UQP 242000 Australia 2010 0702237779 / 9780702237775 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Hilarious, insightful and one hell of a wild ride, this is Bill Bryson for the new world. Blogging- it's a vicious, anonymous world - so why does Sydney Morning Herald travel blogger Ben Groundwater want to go out and start putting faces to his readers' made-up names? Armed with a backpack, a laptop and a cover story in case of emergency, Ben has a plan- to boldly travel around the world, relying purely on the kindness of his sometimes frightening but always entertaining readers. After sending out a cry for help on his blog, he has a full itinerary of supposedly kindly strangers offering up their spare beds, couches, daughters' weddings and bier cellars in the far corners of the globe. Five Ways to Carry a Goat- A Blogger's World Tour is the riotous result. With thousands of his readers scattered across the globe, Ben wanted to explore the nature of a digital community- Who is his audience? What are their lives like? And how does one carry a goat through the middle of Ethiopia? He discovers all this - via 14 countries - and more. 339 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN/EAN: 9780702237775. Inventory No: 242000. Paperback 
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Billy Connolly's World Tour of Australia, Billy Connolly
13 Billy Connolly Billy Connolly's World Tour of Australia
BBC Books 245993 1996 0563387238 / 9780563387237 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Travelling by plane, motorbike and boat, and on foot, Billy Connolly tours the length and breadth of Australia with his stage show, and delivers a personal commentary on what he sees. From Sydney to Canberra, and from Alice Springs to Barthurst Island, he sets out to find the true spirit of the people of Australia, and in doing so he meets a wide variety of characters, including Aborigines, artists and musicians. Excerpts from Connolly's stage act are also included. 174 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Australian. ISBN: 0563387238. ISBN/EAN: 9780563387237. Inventory No: 245993. Hardcover 
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The Owston Collection - Friday 25 and Saturday 26 June 2010 Overseas Passenger Terminal Sydney, Bonhams
14 Bonhams The Owston Collection - Friday 25 and Saturday 26 June 2010 Overseas Passenger Terminal Sydney
Bonhams 243383 Sydney 2010 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 480 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Antiques & Collectibles; Inventory No: 243383. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Against The Wind, Brian Courtis [Compiled]
15 Brian Courtis [Compiled] Against The Wind
HSV7 235744 Australia 1978 0959617906 / 9780959617900 Softcover Good Condition A Pegasus production in Association with the Seven Network. This 13 episode mini-series centred on Mary Mulvane , a young Irish convict who was transported to Australia where she married an ex-convict 'and struggled for life and dignity' in Sydney's Castle Hill district. It fictonalises the Irish Rebellion (1798), the Castle Hill Rebellion (1804) and the Rum Rebellion (1808) against Governor Bligh. 80 pages. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Film::Film and TV; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 0959617906. ISBN/EAN: 9780959617900. Inventory No: 235744. Paperback 
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The Social Roots of Prosperity - The Twelfth Annual John Bonython Lecture [Ana Hotel Sydney], Brigitte Berger
16 Brigitte Berger The Social Roots of Prosperity - The Twelfth Annual John Bonython Lecture [Ana Hotel Sydney]
The Centre for Independent Studies 228063 1996 1864320133 / 9781864320138 Softcover 17 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1864320133. ISBN/EAN: 9781864320138. Inventory No: 228063. Paperback 
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After The Fireworks - A Life Of David Ballantyne, Bryan Reid
17 Bryan Reid After The Fireworks - A Life Of David Ballantyne
Auckland University Press 225152 New Zealand 2004 First Edition 1869403274 / 9781869403270 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket "After the Fireworks" is the biography of a New Zealand journalist and novelist who believed he 'never really made it' and whose fiction has been too quickly forgotten (he died in 1986). He stands with Ronald Hugh Morrieson as one of the first local novelists to escape from the narrow limits of critical realism and provincial inadequacy. This is a very readable account of his life by a friend who knew him well and it is also a picture of the worlds of journalism and literary endeavour in the postwar period. It shows his brilliant early start with "The Cunninghams", his friendship with Sargeson, the mystery of his interrupted career and the surprise of his sudden late flowering. This sensitive workmanlike book will help to reawaken wider interest in this important writer: his two novels "The Cunninghams" and "Sydney Bridge Upside Down" are already seen as classics and his two last novels are of considerable interest. 224 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1869403274. ISBN/EAN: 9781869403270. Inventory No: 225152. Paperback 
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Matthew Flinders' Cat, Bryce Courtenay
18 Bryce Courtenay Matthew Flinders' Cat
Viking 238727 Australia 2002 First Edition 0670910619 / 9780670910618 Hardcover Good Condition Very Good The story of a drunk, a boy and a cat. Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister, is now on the streets where he sleeps on a bench outside the State Library. Above him on the windowsill rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat, Trim. Ryan is a ten-year-old near-street kid heading for the usual trouble. The two form an unlikely bond. Through telling Ryan the story of Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia as seen through Trim's eyes, Billy is drawn deeply into Ryan's life and into the Sydney underworld. Matthew Flinders' Cat is a modern-day story of friendship and redemption by internationally bestselling author Bryce Courtenay. ' ...... there is no doubt that Courtenay has the power to tell a good yarn.' Sydney Morning Herald brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 610 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Fiction. ISBN: 0670910619. ISBN/EAN: 9780670910618. Inventory No: 238727. Hardcover 
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Whitethorn - A Novel of Africa, Bryce Courtenay
19 Bryce Courtenay Whitethorn - A Novel of Africa
Viking 230067 Australia 2005 067002922X / 9780670029228 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's English name proves sufficient for him to be ostracised, marking him as an outsider. And so begin some of life's tougher lessons for the small, lonely boy. Like the whitethorn, one of Africa's most enduring plants, Tom learns how to survive in the harsh climate of racial hatred. Then a terrible event sends him on a journey to ensure that justice is done. On the way, his most unexpected discovery is love. 'Courtenay is an undeniably talented storyteller ...He knows what his readers want and how to deliver.' Courier-Mail 'Tom Fitzsaxby could stand proudly alongside Tom Brown or Tom Sawyer any day.' Sydney Morning Herald brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 679 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 067002922X. ISBN/EAN: 9780670029228. Inventory No: 230067. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Illustrated guide to The Lady Lever Collection, C. Reginald Grundy and Sydney L. Davison
20 C. Reginald Grundy and Sydney L. Davison Illustrated guide to The Lady Lever Collection
Private Publication 026137 England 1950 Soft Cover Good to Very Good No Dust Jacket 68 pages. Published by the Trustees. Fold out map illlustration of plan of the Lady Lever Art Gallery. B/w photo plates. Cover has one small closed tear at bottom of spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Countries::Great Britain; Art::Art & Design; Antiques & Collectibles; Geography & Maps; Reference. Inventory No: 026137. Paperback 
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