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History and Heartburn: The Saga of Australian Film 1896-1978
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History and Heartburn: The Saga of Australian Film 1896-1978

By Eric Reade

Harper & Row Publishers, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Australian films earned international recognition in the 1970s, but the story of the Australian film industry extends back to the turn of the century; during the silent and sound eras Australia produced a succession of innovative producers, directors, photographers, and scriptwriters. History and Heartburn is the first major survey of Australian filmmaking. 353 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Australian; Film, Radio & Television; Film. ISBN: 006312033X. ISBN/EAN: 9780063120334. Inventory No: 247994.. 9780063120334 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$34.71

Australian Seafood Handbook: An Identification Guide to Domestic Species
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Australian Seafood Handbook: An Identification Guide to Domestic Species

By G. K. Yearsley, P.R. Last ann R. D. Ward

CSIRO Marine Research, Australia, 1999. Softcover. Good Condition. 461 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine; ISBN: 0643061959. ISBN/EAN: 9780643061958. Inventory No: 247988.. 9780643061958 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$93.16

The Last Mughal: The Fall of Dynasty, Delhi 1857
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The Last Mughal: The Fall of Dynasty, Delhi 1857

By William Dalrymple

Bloomsbury, Great Britain, 2007. Softcover. Very Good Condition. On a dark evening in November 1862, a cheap coffin is buried in eerie silence. There are no lamentations or panegyrics, for the British Commissioner in charge has insisted, 'No vesting will remain to distinguish where the last of the Great Mughals rests.' This Mughal is Bahadur Shah Zafar II, one of the most tolerant and likeable of his remarkable dynasty who found himself leader of a violent and doomed uprising. The Siege of Delhi was the Raj's Stalingrad, the end of both Mughal power and a remarkable culture. 578 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780747587262. Inventory No: 247990.. 9780747587262

$15.71

A Study in Scarlet - A Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery [Based on the Story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
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A Study in Scarlet - A Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery [Based on the Story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Peerage Books, London, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 1850520453. ISBN/EAN: 9781850520450. Inventory No: 247992.. 9781850520450

$18.63

Australia's Most Dangerous Spiders, Snakes and Marine Creatures
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Australia's Most Dangerous Spiders, Snakes and Marine Creatures

By Australian Geographic

Australian Geographic, Australia, 2004. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Australia's most dangerous spiders, snakes and marine creatures. A concise, accessible field guide to our remarkable but sometimes lethal snakes, spiders, insects and marine creatures - including up-to-date first-aid advice. Packed full of interesting and useful facts, this handy reference will help you to appreciate and avoid these often unfairly maligned animals. Each chapter describes aspects of the animals' habits and where and in what circumstances you are likely to encounter them. Identification is made easy through clear maps, photos and other aids. Includes a comprehensive first-aid and medical-treatment section. A must, whether you live in the bush or the city. 192 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Animals & Birds; Animals & Nature::Reptiles::Snakes and Reptiles. ISBN: 1862760233. ISBN/EAN: 9781862760233. Inventory No: 247991.. 9781862760233

$15.71

Dreamwalkers: The Walk from Paris to Madrid in 1926 by Marcel Aurousseau & Max McCullough
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Dreamwalkers: The Walk from Paris to Madrid in 1926 by Marcel Aurousseau & Max McCullough

By Bruce Ryan

Black & Bombo, Australia, 2018. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. 190 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Travel. ISBN/EAN: 9780987098023. Inventory No: 247993.. 9780987098023

$27.40

The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen
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The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen

By Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan [Editors]

Cambridge University Press, Great Britain, 2010. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good Condition. This Companion offers a multi-disciplinary approach to literature on film and television. Writers are drawn from different backgrounds to consider broad topics, such as the issue of adaptation from novels and plays to the screen, canonical and popular literature, fantasy, genre and adaptations for children. There are also case studies, such as Shakespeare, Jane Austen, the nineteenth-century novel and modernism, which allow the reader to place adaptations of the work of writers within a wider context. An interview with Andrew Davies, whose work includes Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Bleak House (2005), reveals the practical choices and challenges that face the professional writer and adaptor. The Companion as a whole provides an extensive survey of an increasingly popular field of study. 273 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Film, Radio & Television; film. ISBN/EAN: 9780521614863. Inventory No: 247989.. 9780521614863

$23.75

Numerology: The Complete Guide Vol 1: The Personality Reading
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Numerology: The Complete Guide Vol 1: The Personality Reading

By Matthew Oliver Goodwin

Newcastle Publishing, California, 1981. Softcover. Good Condition. Some special features of Volume I include: complete sample character readings with step-by-step guidelines, and illustrations of how to resolve the conflicts and ambiguities present in any character reading 380 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Divination; United States; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Occult. ISBN: 0878770534. ISBN/EAN: 9780878770533. Inventory No: 247972.. 9780878770533

$15.71

Free Rein
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Free Rein

By Gillian Rolton

HarperCollins, Australia, 2001. Trade Paperback. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. the autobiography of two-time Olympic gold medallist equestrian Gillian Rolton. Gill Rolton is one of Australia's most accomplished riders. Her riding career has spanned over 30 years and includes Olympic Games, World Championships and internationals. Even more impressive when you find out Gill started eventing and showjumping at the relatively late age of 21. Free Rein follows Gill from her days as a horse-mad, music-loving Adelaide surfie chick to her inclusion in the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame. She reveals how injury to horse and rider meant she missed out on the LA Olympics and also on Seoul. After the incredible low of dealing with the harrowing death of a talented horse from botulism, Gill tells of her golden year when, with her wonderful horse Peppermint Grove and the rest of the team, she fulfilled her Olympic dream and won gold in Barcelona. Gill will always be remembered as the tenacious woman who helped Australia win consecutive team gold medals when she finished her last ride with a broken collarbone and ribs. Free Rein reveals an amazing woman who personifies the word pfrseverance and defines the true Australian spirit that is universally admired. 307 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0732269326. ISBN/EAN: 9780732269326. Inventory No: 247975.. 9780732269326

$15.71

The Churchills
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The Churchills

By Mary S. Lovell

Little, Brown, Australia, 2011. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 'There never was a Churchill from John of Marlborough down who had either morals or principles', so said Gladstone. From the First Duke of Marlborough - soldier of genius, restless empire-builder and cuckolder of Charles II - onwards, the Churchills have been politicians, gamblers and profligates, heroes and womanisers. The Churchills is a richly layered portrait of an extraordinary set of men and women - grandly ambitious, regularly impecunious, impulsive, arrogant and brave. And towering above the Churchill clan is the figure of Winston - his failures and his triumphs shown in a new and revealing context - ultimately our 'greatest Briton'. 624 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781408702475. Inventory No: 247978.. 9781408702475

$18.63

Rickshaw Bicycle Pedicab in Vietnam
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Rickshaw Bicycle Pedicab in Vietnam

By Nha Xuat Ban Thong Tan

VNA Publishing House, Vietnam, 2007. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 124 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Photography; Travel & Places; Travel. Inventory No: 247983..

$16.44

Witch Crafting: A Spiritual Guide to Making Magic
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Witch Crafting: A Spiritual Guide to Making Magic

By Phyllis Curott [Wiccan High Priestess]

Thorsons, London, 2002. Trade Paperback. Good Condition. Wiccan high priestess Curott provides readers with a guide to the spiritual principles and practices of Wicca. The text aims to offer advice on how to live an empowered, divinely guided, magical life. Written in a conversational, anecdotal style, the author distils the essence of this ancient yet thoroughly modern spirituality into simple, powerful precepts, providing a system of practices that readers can use in their daily lives. Many stories and personal examples within the book aim to identify with reader's own struggles and accomplishments, as they master key Wiccan tenets and techniques. The author explains how magic actually works, showing how to use techniques, rituals, spellcasting, potions, divinations, herbs, oils and other tools, and explaining why witches use these various items. Each chapter focuses on an individual aspect of divine magic, and includes a wide variety of innovative techniques, exercises, and rituals. 344 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Witchcraft; Religion & Theology; ISBN: 0007132395. ISBN/EAN: 9780007132393. Inventory No: 247971.. 9780007132393

$14.61

Sumo: A Pocket Guide
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Sumo: A Pocket Guide

By Walter Long

Charles E. Tuttle Company, USA, 1992. Fifth Printing. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 125 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Sport; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0804815941. ISBN/EAN: 9780804815949. Inventory No: 247974.. 9780804815949

$11.33

The Johnnie Walker Cookbook
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The Johnnie Walker Cookbook

By Elizabeth Sewell (Editor)

Paul Hamlyn, Sydney, 1972. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good Condition. 240 pages. Previous owner name has been blacked out. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine; Cooking, Wine & Dining; ISBN: 0600070557. ISBN/EAN: 9780600070559. Inventory No: 247984.. 9780600070559

$16.44

In The Line of Duty: A Tribute to New York's Finest and Bravest
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In The Line of Duty: A Tribute to New York's Finest and Bravest

By Bernard B. Kerik and Thomas Von Essen [Forewords]

Regan Books, New York, 2001. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. On September 11, 2001, with the terrorist attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City, the United States entered one of the greatest trials in its history. There were thousands of deaths in the wake of that tragedy -- and thousands of heroes. Led by Police Commissioner Bernard B. Kerik and Fire Commissioner Thomas Von Essen, the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the New York Fire Department (FDNY) banded together in courage and hope during the rescue and recovery effort. In the Line of Duty salutes the brave men and women of those two departments, who proved to the nation and the world the strength and heroism of the American people. Through over 100 pages of black and white photographs (and 16 pages of full colour), this memorial volume documents the heroism of New York's Finest and Bravest in the hours and days following the disaster. With a Foreword in tribute to the search and rescue teams -- and their fallen comrades -- by Commissioner Kerik, and filled with the inspirational words of national and spiritual leaders, In the Line of Duty bears witness to the indomitable spirit of the American people. 125 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Photography; United States; Photography; ISBN: 0060093633. ISBN/EAN: 9780060093631. Inventory No: 247981.. 9780060093631

$15.71

Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
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Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda

By Noam Chomsky

Seven Stories Press, New York, 2002. Softcover. Good Condition. Noam Chomsky's backpocket classic on wartime propaganda and opinion control begins by asserting two models of democracy--one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky, "propaganda is to democracy as the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state," and the mass media is the primary vehicle for delivering propaganda in the United States. From an examination of how Woodrow Wilson's Creel Commission "succeeded, within six months, in turning a pacifist population into a hysterical, war-mongering population," to Bush Sr.'s war on Iraq, Chomsky examines how the mass media and public relations industries have been used as propaganda to generate public support for going to war. Chomsky further touches on how the modern public relations industry has been influenced by Walter Lippmann's theory of "spectator democracy," in which the public is seen as a "bewildered herd" that needs to be directed, not empowered; and how the public relations industry in the United States focuses on "controlling the public mind," and not on informing it. Media Control is an invaluable primer on the secret workings of disinformation in democratic societies. 103 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Media::Media Studies & Performing Arts; United States; Communications & Media; ISBN: 1583225366. ISBN/EAN: 9781583225363. Inventory No: 247979.. 9781583225363

$10.60

Tales from the Two Puddings: Stratford, East London's Olympic City in the 1960's
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Tales from the Two Puddings: Stratford, East London's Olympic City in the 1960's

By Eddie Johnson

Fifty First 51 State Press, London, 2012. Softcover. Very Good Condition. In 1962, exactly fifty years before the Olympic Games rolled into Stratford, East London, the Johnson family took over the Two Puddings, the most notorious pub in the area. Due to a combination of its cream-tiled walls and the volume of blood spilt, it was also known locally as the Butcher s Shop . Within a few short years, it had become one of London s busiest and most fashionable pubs, its hugely popular music nights acting as a magnet for a large and colourful cast of disparate characters who would regularly descend upon the premises, including renowned actors, writers, singers, musicians, champion boxers, infamous gangsters, television personalities, and World Cup-winning footballers. By the time the Puddings closed its doors for the last time, nearly four decades later, landlord Eddie Johnson was the longest serving licensee in London. Tales from the Two Puddings is a poignant, at times hilarious, look back upon a lost world of East End eccentrics, local villainy, vindictive policemen, punch ups, and practical jokes, all now lying buried beneath the concrete blocks and sterile shopping centres of the new Stratford 307 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780957209008. Inventory No: 247977.. 9780957209008

$15.71

Travel Diaries of a Naturalist III: Japan Indonesia Hong King China Mongolia The Philippines Malaysia Australia New Zealand
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Travel Diaries of a Naturalist III: Japan Indonesia Hong King China Mongolia The Philippines Malaysia Australia New Zealand

By Peter Scott

Collins, London, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Philippa Scott [Photographs]. 223 pages. Illustrator: Philippa Scott [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0002177072. ISBN/EAN: 9780002177078. Inventory No: 247973.. 9780002177078

$23.75

Through The Gates: Life in Sydney's Centennial Park
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Through The Gates: Life in Sydney's Centennial Park

By Simon Rintel

Two Inspire, NSW, 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Features stunning images that capture the park's natural beauty and and wildlife and give an insight into its vast appeal, offering inspirational quotes, stories, historical and current information. Its activities range from horse riding to rollerblading, weddings, and the making of movies. 165 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Australian::Australia - NSW; Australia; Photography; Photography. ISBN: 0975202405. ISBN/EAN: 9780975202401. Inventory No: 247985.. 9780975202401 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$27.40

The 5 W's Who?
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The 5 W's Who?

By Erin McHugh

Sterling Publishing, New York, 2005. Softcover. Good Condition. This series of five books presents a varied, engaging collection of trivia organised around the five classic queries: who, what, when, where and why. Who's That? is the first title in the 5 Ws series. It is light-hearted and entertaining tone with a small, appealing format that demands to be picked up and opened again and again. From the genealogy of Bach family to a complete listing of team mascots to the modern day assignments of Catholic patron saints. 291 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference; United States; Reference; ISBN: 1402725698. ISBN/EAN: 9781402725692. Inventory No: 247980.. 9781402725692

$11.33

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