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The Gentleman Savage: The Life of Mansfield Parkyns 1823-1894

By: Duncan Cumming

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Century: 1987

Seller ID: 247684

ISBN: 0712617345

Condition: Very Good Condition


A a young man, Mansfield Parkyns decided to leave England for the excitement of travel in Egypt and Abyssinia where he intended to discover the source of the White Nile. 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN: 0712617345. ISBN/EAN: 9780712617345. Inventory No: 247684. Hardcover View more info

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The War Diaries Of Weary Dunlop - Java And The Burma Thailand Railway 1942-1945

By: E.E. Dunlop

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1990

Seller ID: 229373

ISBN: 0140128611

Condition: Good Condition


An account of Sir Edward Dunlop's experiences as a medical officer in the prisoner of war camps in Java and on the Burma-Thailand Railway. 476 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: biography; Military & Warfare; War::World War II. ISBN: 0140128611. ISBN/EAN: 9780140128611. Inventory No: 229373. Paperback View more info

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Edjop - The Unusual Journey of Edgar Jopson

By: Edgar Jopson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philippines, Ken Inc: 1989

Seller ID: 225040

ISBN: 9718558063

Condition: Good Condition


Foreword by Jose F. Lacaba. Cover edges rubbed. Small piece missing front rear cover bottom corner as well as last pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 9718558063. ISBN/EAN: 9789718558065. Inventory No: 225040. Paperback View more info

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Florence Farr, Bernard Shaw and W.B. Yeats - Letters

By: Edited by Clifford Bax

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Home & Van Thal: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225839

Condition: Good Condition


67 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Previous owners details on small sticker on introduction page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 225839. Hardcover View more info

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The Hare With The Amber Eyes - A Hidden Inheritance

By: Edmund De Waal

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2011

Seller ID: 241645

ISBN: 0099539551

Condition: Very Good Condition


Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots--which are then sold, collected, and handed on--he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as de Waal discovers both the story of the netsuke and of his family, the Ephrussis, over five generations. A nineteenth-century banking dynast... View more info

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Joan Sutherland

By: Edward Greenfield

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1972

Seller ID: 230198

ISBN: 0711003181

Condition: Very Good Condition


64 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Australian. ISBN: 0711003181. ISBN/EAN: 9780711003187. Inventory No: 230198. Hardcover View more info

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Joan of Arc

By: Edward Lucie-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 246117

ISBN: 014139000X

Condition: Good Condition


From her sudden burst upon the scene in the spring of 1429 to her humiliating execution at the stake in Rouen in 1431, Joan of Arc achieved astonishing feats that changed the face of the kingdom of France. In this text, Edward Lucie-Smith charts the action of her brief life - the journey from rural Lorraine to the tensions of the Dauphin's court, the siege of Orleans, the coronation in Reims and Joan's trial and execution, providing a humanitarian biography of the Maid of Orleans. 326 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biogr... View more info

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Alone Together

By: Elena Bonner

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 230688

ISBN: 0002712024

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The Wife of Soviet physicist and Nobel Laureate Andrei Sakharov tells for the first time he harrowing story of their life in exile in the city of Gorky. 270 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0002712024. ISBN/EAN: 9780002712026. Inventory No: 230688. Hardcover View more info

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D.H. Lawrence - The Failure And The Triumph Of Art

By: Eliseo Vivas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 244678

Condition: Good Condition


300 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 244678. Hardcover View more info

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It Was a Different Game: The Elmer Layden Story

By: Elmer Layden with Ed Snyder

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Jersey, USA., Prentice Hall: 1969

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 232848

Condition: Very Good


B/W photos. The Elmer Layden Story. A nostagic picture of a bygone era. 175 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232848. Hardcover View more info

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Unforgettable Women of the Century

By: Eric Levin [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc: 1998

Seller ID: 248322

ISBN: 1883013364

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Celebrates the lives of such notable women as Marlene Dietrich, Georgia O'Keefe, Ann Frank, Marie Curie, Margaret Sanger, and Sally Ride 159 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1883013364. ISBN/EAN: 9781883013363. Inventory No: 248322. Hardcover View more info

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Fanny - In Three Books

By: Erica Jong

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Granada: 1980

Seller ID: 241500

ISBN: 0246114274

Condition: Very Good Condition


Bing the true history of the adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones 496 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0246114274. ISBN/EAN: 9780246114273. Inventory No: 241500. Hardcover View more info

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Madame Curie

By: Eve Curie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 1946

Edition: Second Australian Edition

Seller ID: 215390

Condition: Good Condition


Translated by Vincent Sheean. Unabridged and fully illustrated,. Pages browned. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 215390. Hardcover View more info

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Children of a Toxic Harvest

By: Eve Hillary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Lothian: 1997

Edition: Softcover

Seller ID: 230585

ISBN: 0850918502

Condition: Very Good Condition


The chilling, true story of Eve Hillary and her children who were the unwitting victims of pesticide abuse. Their family life and health were devastated by this acute environmental attack and they found unsympathetic ears in the medical profession -- from doctors who were completely ignorant of her symptoms and could find no basis in medicine for her condition. Fighting alone, Eve battled hardship and isolation, eventually having to move to an isolated area of the country where she could have a garden unspoiled by pesticide usage.-- A terrifying true story about the perils of using pesticides ... View more info

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A Tragedy In Two Acts - Marcus Einfeld & Teresa Brennan

By: Fiona Harari

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Victory Books: 2011

Seller ID: 237793

ISBN: 0522858104

Condition: Good Condition


This was not the ending either of them expected. Marcus Einfeld, former Federal Court judge and human rights champion, and his old friend Teresa Brennan, an exuberant, sometimes controversial US-based academic, had each spent years establishing demanding careers and international reputations, to create two lives that, on paper at least, exuded success. Then Einfeld was caught speeding. But rather than pay a small fine, the former judge told a court that Brennan had been driving his car. In reality she had been dead for three years. Through a chain of events that at times seemed exceedingly unl... View more info

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Theodore E. Burton - American Statesman

By: Forrest Crissey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, The World Publishing Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200

Condition: Very Good Condition


352 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 2200. Hardcover View more info

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Insull

By: Forrest McDonald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, U/niversity of Chicago Press: 1962

Seller ID: 228187

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book deals with Samuel Insull, who was Thomas Edison's private secretary and founded the business of centralised electric supply. He organised the Edison General Electric Company. 350 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 228187. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Brotherhood: Stories of Courage and Resilience

By: Fr Jeff O'Hare

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking / Penguin: 2010

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 232990

ISBN: 0734308337

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The Brotherhood of St Laurence first opened its doors in Newcastle in 1930 before moving to Melbourne in 1933. For more than 75 years it has worked tirelessly to deliver care, support and friendship to disadvantaged people. here we meet 29 of these extraordinary people. 194 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inscribed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780734308337. Inventory No: 232990. Paperback View more info