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MOZART AND THE WHALE: An Unexpected Love Story

By Newport, Jerry and Mary, with Dodd, Johnny

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2007. 265pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good. From the rear panel: "What are the odds of two people meeting, falling in love, marrying, divorcing, both falling into depression and both attempting suicide - only to reunite, remarry and build a happy life together? When they met the connection between Jerry and Mary was instant. Both are highly intelligent, possessing astronomically high IQs, and are savants with remarkable powers: Jerry is a mathematical genuis and Mary is a gifted composer and artist. But they also shared deeply troubled pasts and both had been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome . . . Today, after having weathered more storms than most people do in ten lifetimes, their union is stronger than ever." Contents include: Foreword, Prologue, 11 chapters, Acks. Book weight approx. 360g. . First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$11.33

ALFRED HOSPITAL: Faces and Places. Volume II
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ALFRED HOSPITAL: Faces and Places. Volume II

By The Alfred Heritage Committee (Compiled by)

Prahran, VIC, Australia: The Alfred, 1999. ix, + 542pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Minimal soft reading creases on lightly bumped spine. Duo-tone, photographically-illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. This stand-alone Volume 2 of the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, features biographies and photographs of staff currently (read 1999) working at the Alfred, as well as some who have recently (1999) retired. It also includes histories of some of the numerous specialty units, such as orthopaedic and psychiatry . . . Contents include: Prelims., Appreciation. Heritage Committee. Foreword. 20 chapters. Index. Book weight approx. 820g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.71

BENZO JUNKIE: More Than a Case History
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BENZO JUNKIE: More Than a Case History

By Faust, Beatrice

Ringwood, Victoria, Australia: Penguin Books Australia, 1993. (vii), + 302pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable browning to plain versos. Textblock tanned and lightly bumped only. Part memoir, part expose, 'Benzo Junkie' is an investigation by Beatrice Faust (b. 1939) into the benzodiazepine family of tranquillisers that followed her being prescribed 'Ativan' and becoming addicted to the mind-altering drug. Using well-documented research and reports from other Benzo junkies, contents include: Prelims., Preface, 12 chapters, Notes, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. . First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.33

THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF MODERN JUICING
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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF MODERN JUICING

By Kirk, Mimi

Woodstock, VT 05091, U.S.A.: The Countryman Press, 2015. 312pp., colour plate illustraions throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain grey boards mildly bumped on rear board only. Textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket bumped, with a closed (1cm.) tear on head of spine, else minimal edgewear only. The author, who started juicing in the 1970's, walks the reader through everything you need to know about juicing from blenders to choosing fruit and vegetables and weight control plus assisting to cure your ailments . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 9 further chapters, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition, 2nd Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$21.25

THE CONQUEST OF PRESBYOPIA

By Lewis, Ralph

Maroubra, NSW, Australia: R. & M. Lewis, 1983. 111pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated, textured boards (Kay Lewis - Illustrator) minimally bumped on upper foredge corner, else very good. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued?). Presbyopia is an eye condition that affects virtually everyone over the age of forty, whith close-up objects and detail starting to look blurry - at that point to read clearly you may find the need to 'stretch' your arms to achieve clarity . . . The author Ralph Lewis believes he has the answer to this eye condition with the 'Varilux' progressive lenses . . . Now more than three decades old, the contents of this book include: Prelims., six 'Parts', Index. Book weight approx. 390g. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$35.42

SWEDISH MASSAGE: A Systematic and Practical Approach
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SWEDISH MASSAGE: A Systematic and Practical Approach

By John F. Harris, MSF

Romford, Essex, U.K.: L.N. Fowler, 1983. 107pp., instructional b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased on lower foredge corners, else nominally bumped. Textblock unmarked. Swedish massage is a defined system that follows the teachings of Pehr Henrik Ling, a Swede from Stockholm. In this book John Harris has laid out, clearly and in easily-understood stages, the movements and techniques forming the basis of the art of massage . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Introduction, numerous chapters, Conclusion, Glossary, Appendix. Book weight approx. 175g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.17

THE STORY OF IODINE DEFICIENCY: An International Challenge in Nutrition  (Signed Copy)
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THE STORY OF IODINE DEFICIENCY: An International Challenge in Nutrition (Signed Copy)

By Hetzel, Basil S.

Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 1989. xii, + 236pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, graphs, tables and maps. Book clean and square. Several minor creases on spine - binding not compromised. Illustrated card wrapper mildly wavy and bumped. A personal inscription, signed 'Basil', dated July, 1990, Adelaide on front free endpaper, else textblock unmarked. Australian, Dr. Basil Hetzer has been involved in the prevention and control of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) which affects up to 800 million people worldwide, the majority in the developing world . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Glossary, Part 1/ Understanding Iodine Deficiency. 2/ Preventing and Controlling IDD. 3/ The Present Challenge - A Massive Global Problem. Index. Book weight approx. 325g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. 1st Indian Edition . Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$53.12

FIBROMYALGIA : What You Can Do About Chronic Pain and Fatigue
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FIBROMYALGIA : What You Can Do About Chronic Pain and Fatigue

By Williamson, Miryam Ehrlich

St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1996. xi, + 206pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has several soft pressure marks, else unmarked. Foreword by David A. Nye, M.D. From the back panel: "Miryam Ehrlich Williamson has gathered information from top medical specialists and research studies as well as practical advice from FM sufferers who share their strategies for working around FM's disabling symptoms. You will discover: How to find the right doctor; which medicines and non-drug therapies work best; the role deep sleep deprivation plays in FM and what you can do to remedy sleep disturbance; how exercise and nutrition affect FM symptoms; massage, meditation and relaxation techniques; what to look for in detecting and treating FM in children." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

THE I.A.T. GUIDE TO HAIR LOSS
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THE I.A.T. GUIDE TO HAIR LOSS

By Salinger, David

Reseda, California, U.S.A.: International Association of Trichologists, 1979. (v), + 105pp., one unpaginated line-drawing. Book clean. Spine firm, but mildly biopredated, Printed card wrapper lightly soiled on front, more so on rear wrap., else minor edgewear. A small, round, penetrating stain on last few leaves, else leaves clean. First published in 1978, this guide/textbook gives a clear explanation of what human hair is, why hair loss has various forms and causes, and how it can be treated. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 220g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Third Edition. Softcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.42

COULD IT BE HIV? The Clinical Recognition of HIV Infection
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COULD IT BE HIV? The Clinical Recognition of HIV Infection

By Stewart, Graeme (Edited by)

Kingsgrove, NSW, Australia: Australian Medical Publishing Company, 1993. 76pp., intext, b/white and colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated limp wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. First published in the 'Medical Journal of Australia', March 1993. Primarily issued to the medical profession in Australia to assist in the clinical recognition of HIV infection. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 26 chapters. Index. Included loose: Two A4 sheets of publisher's information. Item weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.71

TWELVE EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HELP YOUR ADD/ADHD CHILD. Drug-Free Alternatives for Attention-Deficit Disorders
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TWELVE EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HELP YOUR ADD/ADHD CHILD. Drug-Free Alternatives for Attention-Deficit Disorders

By Stevens, Laura J.

New York: Avery (Penguin Putnam), 2000. xix, + 264pp., intext tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn, short remainder stripe to lower front panel. Remainder stripe to foot of textblock, else leaves clean. The author brings twenty-five years of research to this guide for parents looking for answers. Her twelve recommendations are completely drug-free, and involve improving diet, eliminating allergens, and adding vitamin and mineral supplements . . . Contents include: Prelims., A Word about Gender, Introduction, three 'Parts', Conclusion, Appendices, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 350g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. 9th Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.33

HEADACHES: What Causes Them - How to Get Relief
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HEADACHES: What Causes Them - How to Get Relief

By Fabricant, Noah D.

London: Staples Press, 1951. xi, + 149pp. Pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Gilt publisher's device on front panel of lightly shelfworn khaki original cloth boards. Discreet former owner's initials on ffep., textblock top edge flecked, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn, a thumbnail-size piece missing from head of mildly colour-faded spine, else several creases on rear panel. Originally published in the U.S.A., 1949, by Farrar, Straus & Co., this first U.K. edition published 1951. Headaches are among the most common of human ailments; in this book the author explains various types and causes . . . Contents include: Prelims., Prelude, 11 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First U.K.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Good +/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.75

MEDICINE ADRIFT
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MEDICINE ADRIFT

By Dr Jerzy (George) Sikorski

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia : Pelican Press, 1994. (ix), + 241pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Text-block unmarked. "This works looks at the philosophical base and social role of contemporary medicine. It identifies many of the major dilemmas facing the health services of advanced Western countries and examines their causes . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 9 chapters, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.33

MENTAL HANDICAP : The Social Dimensions
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MENTAL HANDICAP : The Social Dimensions

By Owens, Gillies, and Birchenall, Peter

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England : Pitman Medical, 1979. ix, + 239pp., intext tables and graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed card wrapper minimally bumped only. Text-block unmarked. Dating somewhat, never-the-less this book will be of interest to anyone studying the problems faced by people assisting or otherwise involved with those with a mental 'handicap'. Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 4 'parts', Refs., Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.33

COMMUNITY FIRST: The Story of the Frankston Hospital 1936 to 2000  (Signed Copy)
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COMMUNITY FIRST: The Story of the Frankston Hospital 1936 to 2000 (Signed Copy)

By De Jong, Theo, with Lee White and Elizabeth Alexander

Frankston, Victoria, Australia: Author (for Peninsula Health Services), 2001. (viii), + 119pp., plus (xvi). Intext b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss card wrapper nominally bumped only. A short inscription to a community group, signed/dated by the primary author on title page, else textblock unmarked. The story of the Frankston Hospital (Victoria, Australia) is the culmination of eight years of research by a large contributing group headed by long-time Frankston Hospital senior official, Theo De Jong. From a humble community hospital serving the area in the 1930s to a major Victorian hospital treating many thousands in the 2000s . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Perspectives, 11 chapters, Appendices (A-E). Book weight approx. 580g. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$31.87

IS IT HOT IN HERE? OR IS IT ME? : The Complete Guide To Menopause
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IS IT HOT IN HERE? OR IS IT ME? : The Complete Guide To Menopause

By Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Hachette Australia, 2007. xii, + 532pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. From the rear panel: "A significant book for a significant milestone in a woman's life, this is the essential, practical and positive guide to menopause. Written with an uncompromising intelligence and quick wit, it covers the full, sometimes mysterious scope of menopause." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 705g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHINESE MEDICINE
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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHINESE MEDICINE

By Gao, Dr. Duo (Consultant Editor)

Carlton Books Limited, 1998. 208pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "This authoritative book is a fully comprehensive guide to the four main branches of Chinese medicine: herbalism, food cures, acupuncture and manipulative therapy. Edited by Dr Duo Gao, one of the world's leading authorities on Chinese medicine, the book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs, easy-reference panels and artwork illustrations. It provides an in-depth analysis of this increasingly popular holistic medical system, together with practical information and self-care instruction, including the arts of Qi Gong and T'ai Chi. Throughout the book special emphasis is placed on preventative medicine which is a key aspect of Chinese medicine." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 620g. . Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.33

DATA BOOK FOR NURSES
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DATA BOOK FOR NURSES

By Piper, Phyllis M.

London: The Caxton Publishing Company Limited , 1958. viii, + 485pp. plus (xxvii). Unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plates (all called-for plates attached and extant), a large section of line-drawn medical and surgical instruments and apparatus, plus several other intext drawings. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Blind-stamp publisher's device and border over undamaged red cloth boards. No dustjacket. Endpapers lightly flecked, textblock has publisher's red splash-tinting on all edges, else leaves clean. Somewhat dated, this book does not follow any syllabus and is not intended as a complete textbook of nursing. It does, however, provide information on a wide range of subjects incidental to the nursing profession . . . Contents include: Prelims., 17 'sections', Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 755g. . Second Impression. Hardcover [Original Cloth]. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$31.87

THE PROMISE OF SLEEP : The Scientific Connection Between Health, Happiness and a Good Night's Sleep
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THE PROMISE OF SLEEP : The Scientific Connection Between Health, Happiness and a Good Night's Sleep

By Dement, William C. with Christopher Vaughan

London: Macmillan, 1999. xiv, + 466pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Four lines of orange highlighting to last page (Sleep Websites), else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has small area of price-sticker residue to inside rear panel, minor surface indentation. From the rear cover: "Drawing on more than four decades of research in sleep science, William C. Dement explains what happens when we sleep, taking readers on a remarkably lively tour of the sleeping body and mind . . . More importantly, this informative book gives hands-on advice on how to get the sleep we badly need." Book weight approx. 700g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL REHABILITATION. An Australasian Perspective
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INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL REHABILITATION. An Australasian Perspective

By Penington, Graeme R., and Burry, Hugh C

Carlton, Victoria, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1990. xii, + 184pp., several unpaginated b/white half-tone plate illustrations, plus intext line-drawings and tables. Book clean. Spine firm but mildly cocked. Printed card wrapper slightly edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. Foreword by Dennis S. Smith, Professor of Rehabilitation Studies, Flinders University. A comprehensive introduction to medical rehabilitation for physical disability, discussing principles of rehabilitation, a number of therapeutic tools, assessment and rehab management of a number of conditions and problems. Current to 1990 levels, contents include: Prelims., 21 chapters, Appendices, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 255g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.25

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