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Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany, Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author]
121 Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author] Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany
Hale & Iremonger 242992 Australia 1998 0868066656 / 9780868066653 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket This autobiographical work is almost painfully intimate, and yet it is a joyous book, full of hope and wonder. We experience the author's childhood and medical studies in Germany and in 1982 follow her to Australia, where she settles in Tasmania. While adventuring across the globe she manages to become deeply rooted in place and time. 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780868066653. Inventory No: 242992. Paperback Signed by Author
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views, Advance Australia
122 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
 
 
Prometheus and Other Plays: Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians, Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction]
123 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 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. Age tanning to pages. 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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Der Wachsblumenstrauss, Agatha Christie
124 Agatha Christie Der Wachsblumenstrauss
Scherz Vrlag 237673 Germany 1980 3502505454 / 9783502505457 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Als Richard Abernethie plötzlich stirbt, kommt die gesamte Familie zu seiner Beerdigung. Recht taktlos erscheint seine Schwester Cora, als sie den natürlichen Tod ihres Bruders in Frage stellt. Denn der Tod kommt allen Verwandten recht gelegen, stecken sie doch allesamt in Geldschwierigkeiten und Richard hat sie großzügig in seinem Testament bedacht. Da wird Cora kurz darauf ermordet und nur Hercule Poirot kann den wahren Mörder überführen. 141 pages. Text is in German. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Foreign Language::German; German Language; Fiction; ISBN: 3502505454. ISBN/EAN: 9783502505457. Inventory No: 237673. Paperback 
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Hickory Dickory Dock, Agatha Christie
125 Agatha Christie Hickory Dickory Dock
Fontana / Collins 246810 Great Britain 1958 Softcover Good Condition An outbreak of kleptomania at a student hostel was not normally the sort of crime that aroused Hercule Poirot's interest. But then he saw the list of stolen and vandalized items: a stethoscope, some old flannel trousers, a box of chocolates, a slashed rucksack, and a diamond ring found in a bowl of soup. He congratulated the warden, Mrs. Hubbard, on a "unique and beautiful problem."The list made absolutely no sense at all. But, reasoned Poirot, if this was merely a petty thief at work, why was everyone at the hostel so frightened? 191 pages. Pages browned. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 246810. Paperback 
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The Man In The Brown Suit, Agatha Christie
126 Agatha Christie The Man In The Brown Suit
Pan Books 246731 Great Britain 1958 Fifth Printing Softcover Good Condition Newly-orphaned Anne Beddingfield came to London expecting excitement. She didn't expect to find it on the platform of Hyde Park Corner tube station. When a fellow passenger pitches onto the rails and is electrocuted, the 'doctor' on the scene seems intent on searching the victim rather than examining him . . . Armed with a single clue, Anne finds herself struggling to unmask a faceless killer known only as 'The Colonel' - while 'The Colonel' struggles to eliminate her . . 190 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 246731. Paperback 
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The Mirror Crack'd, Agatha Christie
127 Agatha Christie The Mirror Crack'd
Fontana / Collins 242788 Great Britain 1981 0006161359 / 9780006161356 Softcover Good Condition One minute, silly Heather Badcock had been gabbling on at her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure. But for whom was the deadly poison really intended? Marina’s frozen expression suggested she had witnessed something horrific. But, while others searched for material evidence, Jane Marple conducted a very different investigation – into human nature 192 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0006161359. ISBN/EAN: 9780006161356. Inventory No: 242788. Paperback 
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Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
The Secret Adversary, Agatha Christie
128 Agatha Christie The Secret Adversary
Great Pan / pan Bokos 246752 1961 Eighth Printing Softcover Good Condition Great Pan No GP82. 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 imagined… 221 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 246752. Paperback 
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THE VANISHMENT OF THOMAS TULL, Ahlberg, Allan
129 Ahlberg, Allan THE VANISHMENT OF THOMAS TULL
Charles Scribner's Sons GHE0011173 New York, USA 1977 First Edition 0684159686 / 9780684159683 Hardcover Good Good+ Ahlberg, Janet HB, red cloth in b/w pictorial DJ, G/G+, unpaged, b/w illus by Janet Ahlberg. Ex-Lib. Moderate rubbing and creasing to edges and corners of price-clipped DJ, now protected in poly film. Book has general rubbing to edges and corners of covers, inside has usual libris removals, scars and stamps, previous reader has 'coloured-in' some illustrations with crayon, but overall good and a solid copy. 300g when packed. Item Type: Ex-Library. Illustrator: Ahlberg, Janet. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0684159686. ISBN/EAN: 9780684159683. Inventory No: GHE0011173. Hardcover 
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Price: 9.00 AUD
 
 
Postcards from No Man's Land, Aidan Chambers
130 Aidan Chambers Postcards from No Man's Land
Definitions 236577 Great Britain 2007 1862302847 / 9781862302846 Softcover Good Condition Jacob Todd is abroad on his own for the first time, visiting his grandfather's grave at the annual commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem in Amsterdam. There, he meets Geertrui, a terminally ill old lady, who tells an extraordinary story of love and betrayal, which completely overturns Jacob's view of himself and his country, and leads him to question his place in the world. Jacob's story is paralled in time by the events of the dramatic day in World War II when retreating troops were sheltered by Geertrui's family. An intensely moving and richly layered novel, spanning 50 years, which powerfully evokes the atmosphere of war while brilliantly interweaving Jacob's exploration of new relationships in contemporary Amsterdam. 334 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Young Adult Fiction; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN/EAN: 9781862302846. Inventory No: 236577. Paperback 
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Ghosts That Haunt you, Aidan Chambers [Compiiled]
131 Aidan Chambers [Compiiled] Ghosts That Haunt you
Puffin / Penguin Books 230709 Great Britain 1983 0140314288 / 9780140314281 Softcover Good Condition Ten of the best ghost stories every written. The Lonesome Place - August Derleth; The Empty Schoolroom - Pamela Hansford Johnson; Brownie - R. Chetwynd-Hayes; Lost Hearts - M. R. James; Tea At Ravensburgh - Joan Aiken; School for the Unspeakable - Manly Wade Wellman; The Emissary - Ray Bradbury; The Lamp - Agatha Christie; We'll Always Have Tommy - Brian Morse; Dead Trouble - Aidan Chambers 168 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Children's::Puffin. ISBN: 0140314288. ISBN/EAN: 9780140314281. Inventory No: 230709. Paperback 
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Price: 5.00 AUD
 
 
Secret in the Barrel [Original Title: Off to the Gold Fields], Aileen Fisher
132 Aileen Fisher Secret in the Barrel [Original Title: Off to the Gold Fields]
Scholastic 228482 USA 1965 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket R.M. Powers 156 pages. Age tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: R.M. Powers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Children; Inventory No: 228482. Paperback 
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Price: 5.00 AUD
 
 
Complete Photography Manual: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Photography [Includes Digital], Ailsa McWhinnie [Editor]
133 Ailsa McWhinnie [Editor] Complete Photography Manual: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Photography [Includes Digital]
Viking 234668 Australia 2000 0670894117 / 9780670894116 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good 218 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Photography; Photography; ISBN: 0670894117. ISBN/EAN: 9780670894116. Inventory No: 234668. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender
134 Aimee Bender The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake
Anchor 237266 USA 2011 0385720963 / 9780385720960 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket On the eve of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mother's homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mother's emotions in the slice. All at once her cheerful, can-do mother tastes of despair and desperation. Suddenly, and for the rest of her life, food becomes perilous. Anything can be revealed at any meal. Rose's gift forces her to confront the truth behind her family's emotions - her mother's sadness, her father's detachment and her brother's clash with the world. But as Rose grows up, she learns that there are some secrets even her taste buds cannot discern. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is about the pain of loving those whom you know too much about, and the secrets that exist within every family. At once profound, funny, wise and sad, this is a novel to savour. 292 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780385720960. Inventory No: 237266. Paperback 
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Flash House, Aimee Liu
135 Aimee Liu Flash House
Review 238187 Great Britain 2003 0755302559 / 9780755302550 Trade Paperback Good Condition When a plane carrying Aidan Shaw goes down in Kashmir, his wife refuses to accept that he is dead. Then she learns that a female reporter has disappeared in the same area. and she sets off with her friend from the secret service and a girl she saved from a brothel in New Dehli to discover what happened. 442 pages. Spine slightly slanted. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0755302559. ISBN/EAN: 9780755302550. Inventory No: 238187. Paperback 
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Teachings of Jesus Christ [Springs of Wisdom], Ajanta Chakravarty
136 Ajanta Chakravarty Teachings of Jesus Christ [Springs of Wisdom]
Rider 234661 London 1997 0712671927 / 9780712671927 Softcover Good Condition A small volume containing inspirational quotes which can be used both as an aid to contemplation and as a way of discovering some of the key maxims of Christianity. 101 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; ISBN: 0712671927. ISBN/EAN: 9780712671927. Inventory No: 234661. Paperback 
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The Little Book Pocket Spells, Akasha Moon
137 Akasha Moon The Little Book Pocket Spells
Rider 242209 Great Britain 2001 0712614192 / 9780712614191 Softcover Good Condition 16mo (very small) The witches of today are babes, not hags, using spells instead of chardonnay to deal with life's ups and downs. To that end, The Little Book of Pocket Spells offers all sorts of practical tips for bringing those magic essentials into your life; from simple charms for encouraging love and success, through to using herbs and aromatic oils for health and happiness. The Little Book of Pocket Spells includes: -Aphrodite's Refresher for adding zing to your love life -The Karmic Calmer for dealing for annoying situations -The Aromatic Antidote for those cigarette cravings -Candle Magic and Bathtime Brews -Astral Armour for times of crisis -How to attract the Apple of Your Eye Carry The Little Book of Pocket Spells around in your handbag or back pocket and use it to conjure up magic whatever the occasion. Size: 16mo (very small). Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Magic; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; ISBN: 0712614192. ISBN/EAN: 9780712614191. Inventory No: 242209. Paperback 
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Little Pig, Akumal Ramachander
138 Akumal Ramachander Little Pig
Viking 227756 Great Britain 1992 0670843504 / 9780670843503 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good Stasys Eidrigevicius A moral fable that deals with the issues of trust and betrayal focuses on the fate of a baby pig that has become the pet of a farm girl named Mary. 30 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrator: Stasys Eidrigevicius. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0670843504. ISBN/EAN: 9780670843503. Inventory No: 227756. Hardcover 
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The Truth With Jokes, Al Franken
139 Al Franken The Truth With Jokes
Allen Lane 230630 2005 First Edition 0713998091 / 9780713998092 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Nearly a year after the presidential election of 2004, Al Franken is still checking facts, exposing lies, and trying to clear the record as he sees it. Sneering at President Bush's declaration of a mandate after a two-and-a-half percent victory, he deconstructs Bush's 2004 platform of "fear, smear, and queers," and explains how the president has done some flip-flopping of his own. He offers comment on well-known stories, including the Terri Schiavo case, and some more obscure, such as reports of forced prostitution, indentured servitude, and squalid conditions at clothing factories in Saipan (which is part of the American Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). Franken focuses on Tom DeLay's connection to the territory and his efforts to prevent bills from being passed that would have required Saipan to follow U.S. labor laws. Iraq, too, is discussed, from its planning stages to the huge sum of money currently unaccounted for, including $8.8 billion missing from the Coalition Provisional Authority's coffers. On the home front, Franken covers President Bush's attempt at Social Security reform, explaining how they came up with the projected shortfall figure of $11 trillion. For one thing, they adjusted life expectancy to 150 years, while leaving the retirement age at 67: "That's an eighty-three-year retirement. They're never gonna get to that without stem cell research." He also takes some wickedly funny swipes at Karl Rove, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, pundits and hosts such as Rush Limbaugh, Tim Russert, and Sean Hannity, and, of course, President Bush. 336 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Politics; Politics & Government; ISBN: 0713998091. ISBN/EAN: 9780713998092. Inventory No: 230630. Hardcover 
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Bottom-Up Marketing, Al Ries & Jack Trout
140 Al Ries & Jack Trout Bottom-Up Marketing
McGraw Hill 234004 USA 1989 0070527334 / 9780070527331 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 226 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Business,Finance,Economics; Business, Finance & Marketing; ISBN: 0070527334. ISBN/EAN: 9780070527331. Inventory No: 234004. Hardcover 
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