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Head, Heart & Soul: The Making Of St. Leonard's College
Carolan, Jane Mayo,
ISBN: 0980556902
Utber & Patullo, Richmond, Victoria, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by Fay Marles, past student, introduction by author, bibliography notes and index. Illustrated endpapers, being the school uniform design tartan. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations with the occasional reproduction of documents. 1/4 blue coloured cloth covered backstrip and with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 photographic board with white and gilt coloured titles. Photographic dustwrapper (8.5 " wide only as published). "From its genesis as a privately owned school, the college has attracted students across Melbourne and overseas. Today the college caters for 1700 in a co-educational setting over 3 campuses, and is amongst the leading educational institutions of Victoria. " from the front fold over panel blurb. The top 3 inches of the backstrip and front panel had become somewhat spotty. Otherwise a little rubbing of the book corners is the only damage to report. No damage to report to the dustwrapper. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). VIII, 312 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Education; sociology; Australia; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0980556902. ISBN/EAN: 9780980556902. Inventory No: 0119069. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0119069  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Dawn of the West; A Portrait of Greece and Rome (The General Studies Library)
Delahay, E. A.,
Thames & Hudson, London, 1967. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Paperback Edition. introduction by author, suggestions for further reading, sources of extracts and illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography and illustrations. Photographic card cover with white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A small book about the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome, aimed at the higher School student. Part of The General Studies Library series under the editorship of Percy Wilson. Minor creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels. Browning and bank foxing of the textblock edges and browning of the pages. Reading creases to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9-110 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; sociology; Mediterranean; Ancient (BC); Archaeology. Inventory No: 0118074. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0118074  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Experience Of Middle Australia: The Dark Side Of Economic Reform
Pusey, Michael (with the assistance of Wilson, Shaun, Turnbull, Nick & Fattore, Toby),
ISBN: 0521658446
Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. list of illustrations, preface by author, list of abbreviations, for appendices, notes and index. The text is illustrated with graphs and tables. Photographic paperback binding with black, red and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. In this book 400 " ... Australians from around the country shared their experiences of work, family and community for this book, creating a striking picture of Australian society as it heads into a new century." -- from rear panel blurb. Rubbing of the book corners and panels with some sunning of the book panels. Handling marks to the text block edges. Size: Trade Paperback. [8], IX - XVII, [1], 244, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; sociology; Australia; Economics. ISBN: 0521658446. ISBN/EAN: 9780521658447. Inventory No: 0123156. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0123156  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The First Merchant Ventures,The Ancient Levant In History and Commerce (Library of the Early Civilisations)
Culican, William,
Thames & Hudson, London, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. General Editor's Preface Professor Stuart Piggott, introduction by author, chronology, bibliography, listed illustration and index. The text is illustrated with 109 black-and-white illustrations and 30 coloured plates. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed publisher's logo to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. All the great civilisations of the Mediterranean region, the Egyptians, Babylonians, Hurrians, Canaanites, Hittities, Minoans, Cypriots and Mycenaean Greeks had one major contact with each other and that was the Syrian and Palestinian seaboard. As civilisations waxed and waned the merchants,the Levants, plied their trade with whoever. This book tells the story of the commercial history of the ancient Mediterranean. Library of the Early Civilisations series. Heavy shelfwear to the book edges and there is flecking to the top one third of the front panel. A little flecking to the lower edge of the book. Foxing to the top textblock edge and light age toning of the other textblock edges and internal pages. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-144 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; sociology; Mediterranean; Ancient (BC); Archaeology. Inventory No: 0113761. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0113761  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The First Merchant Ventures,The Ancient Levant In History and Commerce (Library of the Early Civilisations)
Culican, William,
Thames & Hudson, London, 1966. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Paperback Edition. General Editor's Preface Professor Stuart Piggott, introduction by author, chronology, bibliography, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. Civilisations of the Mediterranean region, the Egyptians, Babylonians, Hurrians, Canaanites, Hittities, Minoans, Cypriots and Mycenaean Greeks had one major contact with each other and that was the Syrian and Palestinian seaboard. As civilisations waxed and waned the merchants,the Levants, plied their trade with whoever. This book tells the story of the commercial history of the ancient Mediterranean. Library of the Early Civilisations series. Minor creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels. Browning and bank foxing of the textblock edges and browning of the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-144 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; sociology; Mediterranean; Ancient (BC); Archaeology. Inventory No: 0118073. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0118073  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Little Lad
Hardie, Sonia,
The Ruskin Press, Melbourne, 1933. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. black-and-white photographic frontispiece of the author and there is a black-and-white photograph of her daughter on the next page following. A few small black-and-white drawings throughout. Illustrated card cover with blue titles to the front panel. The author was known to many people as "Miranda" who had her own column in the country newspaper. "The Weekly Times". A series of poems and observations of a young woman living on the land with young children in the 1930s in Australia. Creasing to the book corners and chipping to the top backstrip edge. Rubbing to the book panels and there has been sunning to the backstrip. The number 10 has been placed to the top right-hand corner of the front page. Browning and foxing to the textblock edges and to the internal text. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (2), 3-99, (1) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; sociology; Australia; 1930s; Poetry. Inventory No: 0112774. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112774  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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