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THE METHOD  (Signed Copy)
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THE METHOD (Signed Copy)

By Famechon, John with Quill, Frank

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Data Marketing, 1997. x, + 195pp., intext illustrations throughout: candid and action (in part instructional) b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Signed and dated ('99) by Johnny Famechon on title page, tiny, faint spot to same, else leaves clean. Portrait-illustrated card wrapper has a corresponding tiny spot to inside front cover. Part biography, part tribute to mentor Ambrose Palmer, and part instructional in the pugilistic art, this scarce title contains over 200 historic photographs, many being action shots of WBC world featherweight champion John Famechon (born Jean Pierre Famechon, Paris, France, 28 March, 1945). A terrific book for all who remember this great champion . . . Book weight approx. 680g.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$45.62

FALKLANDS COMMANDO
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FALKLANDS COMMANDO

By McManners, Captain Hugh

London: William Kimber, 1984. 238pp., plus 7 x 4 page, b/white illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short closed tear and minor edge-creasing. From the jacket flap: The first combatant soldier to land on the Falklands writes of his experiences in the war. The author led a five-man Commando Team working alongside the SAS and SBS and describes his undercover missions to direct naval bombardment of enemy positions from land bases . . . " Includes Chronology of Events, Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 550g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.53

WATER SKIING
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WATER SKIING

By Athans, George Jr., and Ward, Clint

Australia: Cassell, 1978. 120pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line-drawn diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft indentation to several pages. Illustrated card wrapper edge-rubbed, small area of surface indentation to front panel. Contents include: How it all began, Anyone can learn to Water Ski, Equipment, Boat Driving, Slalom Skiing, Figure Skiing, Jumping, World Water Ski Union Member Countries, World Water Ski Championships. Book weight approx. 482g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good -. Illus. by Frank Zsigo . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.63

QUALITATIVE METHODS FOR REASONING UNDER UNCERTAINTY
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QUALITATIVE METHODS FOR REASONING UNDER UNCERTAINTY

By Parsons, Simon

Cambridge, MA, United States: The MIT Press, 2001. xviii, + 506pp., b/white figures intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "In this account of qualitative methods for reasoning under uncertainty, 'uncertainty' refers to various types of imperfect information . . . The author does not invent completely new methods for reasoning under uncertainty but provides the means to create qualitative versions of existing methods. To illustrate this, he develops qualitative versions of probability theory, possibility theory, and the Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence . . . " Includes Glossary, Refs., and Index. Book weight approx. 1.03 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.84

EXQUISITE RIBBON ACCESSORIES
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EXQUISITE RIBBON ACCESSORIES

By Ogura, Yukiko

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Quilters Resource, 1997. 79pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus line-drawn diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface indented only. Projects include: Small flower purses, Organdy bolero, Evening hats, Antique rose purse, Hat bands, Drawstring bags, Wedding bouquet, Framed roses and mini boxes, more. Book weight approx. 305g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.23

WITH PLEASURE : Thoughts on the Nature of Human Sexuality
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WITH PLEASURE : Thoughts on the Nature of Human Sexuality

By Abramson, Paul R., and Pinkerton, Steven D

New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 308pp. Book clean, square. Red spine firm, black title there-on. Plain boards lightly bumped at foot. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine, tiny nick to lower rear flap fold. From the jacket flap: " . . . provides a profoundly original challenge to the cherished truisms of human sexuality. Abramson and Pinkerton proclaim the paramount importance of pleasure, while at the same time overthrowing traditional ideas about gender, pornography, contraception, homosexuality, abortion, and much more . . . " Includes Notes, References and Index. Book weight approx. 700g. . Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.23

BROTHERS
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BROTHERS

By Rubens, Bernice

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1983. ix, + 502pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Red boards undamaged. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Art-illustrated (Leslie Harcourt), loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased, small, faint stain to reverse. The sweeping novel of four generations of a Jewish family. Book weight approx. 880g. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.02

THE WRIGHT ROAD
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THE WRIGHT ROAD

By Wright, Geoffrey

Melbourne & Sydney, Australia: Information Australia, 1999. x, + 222pp., endpapers [illustrated differently], b/w intext sketch illustrations by Chris Rule. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. White title to front panel of undamaged black boards. Leaves clean, albeit very mildly edge-tanned. Illustrated, (art on rear-John Crawley; 1985 Archibald prize entry), loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edge-creased, tiny nick to head. "My Life and Other Larrikin Yarns" - wit, humour and anecdotes from Geoffrey Wright, a noted journalist of more than 50 years standing. Book weight approx. 500g.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.83

A GAME AS OLD AS EMPIRE : The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption
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A GAME AS OLD AS EMPIRE : The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption

By Hiatt, Steven (Edited by)

Warriewood, NSW, Australia: Woodslane Press, 2007. x, + 428pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft crease to first and title pages. Illustrated card wrapper corner creased on front panel. Introduction by John Perkins. Foreword by Bernie Fraser. From the rear panel: "John Perkins exposed a shocking secret world in 'Confessions', his first-person account of his own life as an EHM, but that was just the tip of the iceberg. Here, other economic hit men, journalists, and investigators join Perkins to reveal many more deeply disturbing stories of greed and international corruption. In gripping detail, they describe the schemes and subterfuges that multinational corporations, governmental agencies use to enrich themselves behind the facade of 'foreign aid' and 'International Development'." Book weight approx. 570g. . First Australian Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.55

ALEXANDRA'S DRAGON FIRE : Operating Instructions for the Sentient Species Homo Sapiens, Sapiens. Version 1.12358
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ALEXANDRA'S DRAGON FIRE : Operating Instructions for the Sentient Species Homo Sapiens, Sapiens. Version 1.12358

By Fieger, Leslie & Fieger, Ashley

United States: Alexandra Incorporated, 2006. 348pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Evelyn Shifflett. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (Shifflett) softly creased at lower front panel. From the rear cover: " . . . The tale of a teenage girl who, while on vacation in Costa Rica, encounters the mythological dragon named Pythos. A story of magic and myth, rainforests and rainbows, walking in cloud forests and flying in the clouds, quetzals and quests, tea parties and tempests, and so much more. Come explore with Alex as she discovers the wonders and beauties of Costa Rica and as she, at the same time, also discovers the even more beautiful and wondrous inner landscapes of heart and mind." Book weight approx. 530g. . Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.04

THE NIGHT CALLS
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THE NIGHT CALLS

By Pirie, David

London: Century, 2002. 360pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "While a young medical student at Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle famously studied under the remarkable Dr Joseph Bell, who was a pioneering forensic detective. 'The Night Calls' chronicles their most frightening and disturbing case, the encounter with the man who was later presented to the world in expurgated form as Moriarty . . . " Fiction. Book weight approx. 600g. . Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

SETH SPEAKS : The Eternal Validity of the Soul
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SETH SPEAKS : The Eternal Validity of the Soul

By Roberts, Jane (Notes by Robert F. Butts)

San Rafael, CA., United States: Amber-Allen Publishing xx, + 439pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped at head, soft corner crease to rear panel. From the rear panel: "One of the most powerful of the Seth books, 'Seth Speaks' is an essential guide to conscious living. It clearly and powerfully articulates the furthest reaches of human potential and presents the concept that we are independent of our physical image and have access to intuitional knowledge and other dimensions of reality . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 22 chapters over two 'parts', Appendix, About the Author, Index. Book weight approx. 655g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

THE BROTHERHOODS : Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
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THE BROTHERHOODS : Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

By Veno, Arthur, with Gannon, Ed

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen and Unwin, 2009. 278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minimal tanning to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased, and mildly indented. From the rear panel: "Arthur Veno's account of bikie culture is as close to first-hand as is ever likely to be published. Australia's leading bikie expert, Veno reveals the true picture of the brotherhoods. Drawing on in-depth interviews, personal stories and years of meticulous research, he explains the rules and rituals of the clubs, tells of landmark incidents and profiles some famous bikies. In this fully revised edition, he outlines the rise of the so-called Nike bikies whose drugs and turf wars threaten to spill onto our streets . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Third Edition (Revised). Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.83

CRUTCHES ARE NOTHING!: A Collection of Twelve Stories about Disabled Children
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CRUTCHES ARE NOTHING!: A Collection of Twelve Stories about Disabled Children

By Wignell, Edel (Compiled by)

Collingwood, VIC, Australia: Greenhouse Publications, 1982. 121pp., b/white illustrations by Tony Irving. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed, very soft corner crease to rear panel. An anthology of stories "about people, and stories in which the disability was part of the many inconveniences some people have to put up with every day. They were ordinary people, doing extraordinary things . . . ." Includes Foreword by Dr. Bruce Ford. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.83

THE SPIRITUAL POWERS OF THE SOUL : Extracts from Shiva Baba's Murlis
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THE SPIRITUAL POWERS OF THE SOUL : Extracts from Shiva Baba's Murlis

Leura, N.S.W., Australia: Eternity Ink 160pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed. Originally published by the Brahma Kumaris, Mount Abu, India, 1999. "This material describes the spiritual powers of the soul. These powers strengthen the mind and intellect so that people can pass through any transition and reinstate an inner sovereignty and wisdom. The spiritual powers are the secret tools for self-change . . . ." Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Thus. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63

CUTHBERTSON'S ALL-IN-ONE BIKE REPAIR MANUAL : For Both Road and Mountain Bikes
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CUTHBERTSON'S ALL-IN-ONE BIKE REPAIR MANUAL : For Both Road and Mountain Bikes

By Cuthbertson, Tom

Berkeley, California, U.S.A.: Ten Speed Press, 1996. xii, + 228pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations (Rick Morrall) throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper mildly splayed, edgeworn and abraded. "Whether you ride a road bike, mountain bike, or cruiser, all you need to quickly find and fix any of its problems is this book, a few simple tools, and your common sense . . . " Contents include: Intro., 11 chapters, Postscript, Appendix: Vestiges, Index. Book weight approx. 375g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Printing. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.44

LET GO OF MY LEG ! : A Practical Guide to Returning to Work After Children

By Lees, Kirsten

Prahran, VIC, Australia: Hardie Grant Books, 2005. 296pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, small, soft crease to top edge, front panel. "Dispelling the 'Superwoman' myth, and packed with examples, useful contacts, and advice from leading employers and recruitment consultants, this straight-talking and practical guide will help you tackle all aspects of returning to work, surviving the juggle, and making it work best for you - whether you've been a stay-at-home mum for one year or ten . . . " Contents include: Intro., 12 chapters, Index, more. Book weight approx. 400g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.63