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British Standard Bevel Gears (Machine cut) : B.S. 545 : 1949
no author
British Standards Institution London 1949 
 Paperback Stapled card covers, 38 pps, slight edgewear, sl. creasing lower right corne. Standards Assn. of Australia stamp to title page.  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026528  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Our Names, Our Selves: The Meaning of Names in Everyday Life
Lassiter, Mary
ISBN: 0434404101
Heinemann London 1983 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Black cloth boards, bright gilt title to spine, D/W with sl. edgewear (now protected).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009417  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Museum for the People: A History of Museum Victoria and Its Predecessors 1854-2000
Rasmussen, Carolyn
ISBN: 0908011695
Scribe Pubns Pty Ltd Australia 2001 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Marking almost 150 years since the founding of Melbourne's first public museum, A Museum for the People maps the triumphs and travails of Victoria's state museums. The book follows the changes in the institutions' collecting and exhibition philosophies, and tells a fascinating story of how Australians - through their museums - have viewed themselves and the world around them."  As New/As New
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026120  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry
Tusser, Thomas
ISBN: 0192860402
Oxford Univ Pr Oxford 1984 
 Paperback A well-used copy with sl. wear to wraps, age-tanned pages, prev. bookseller sticker back panel. Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020045  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Engineering Electronics
Fink, Donald G.
McGraw Hill New York & London 1938 First Edition/Twelfth Impressi
 Hard Cover Prev. bookseller stamp to ffep, textured black cloth boards, gilt title to spine remains bright.  Very Good/Issued Without
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026856  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Really Useful : The origins of everyday Things
Levy, Joel
ISBN: 1861553277
New Burlington Books London 2002 
 Hard Cover "From the unlikely origin of the flashlight, to the tortuous birth of the television set, Really Useful is an entertaining and illuminating read, illustrating the fascinating history behind the fabric of everyday life."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013802  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Diesel Mechanics
Schulz, Erich J.
ISBN: 0070556393
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. 1987 Second Edition
 Paperback PO name/date, sl. wear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018142  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering : Technical Terms, Symbols and definitions in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian Spanish and Swedish
Nash, J. K. T. L. (foreword by)
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering  1981 Fifth Edition
 Hard Cover   Very Good/Issued Without
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021350  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Absolutely Essential Penguin Guide to Etiquette
Lawson-Black, Pat; Hazell, Tom
ISBN: 0140250514
Penguin Australia 1996 First
 Paperback Fore-edges lightly tanned. "How to behave in the mosh pit, on the mobile phone, and at Government House."  Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022274  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English
Soanes, Catherine;Hawker, Sara
ISBN: 019861022X
Oxford University Press  2005 Third Edition/Third Printing
 Hard Cover   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024415  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Saunders Valves Handbook 154/4
no author
 Paperback No date of publication, 100 pps. Red cover with raised decoration a little grubby, worn and creased, internally unmarked, dirty handmark to first page, original red ribbon marker present.  Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024225  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Book of The Havana Cigar
Innes, Brian
ISBN: 0856135461
Orbis Publishing London 1983 First
 Hard Cover Ex-library with normal stamps, remains of pocket ffep. Inc. some lovely illustrations of colourful labels and boxes. Chapters inc. The Historical Perspective, The Hallowed Leaf, The Making of a Havana, Choosing and caring for Havanas, Social Attitudes to Smoking.  Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028849  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently With The Culturati
Kidder, David;Oppenheim, Noah D.
ISBN: 1594867453
Rodale Press Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 2008 
 Hard Cover   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025150  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Electricity and Its Wonders
Hibbert, Walter
C. Combridge Birmingham 1911 Presumably First
 Hard Cover Presentation sticker pasted to ffep, foxing to eps and fore-edges but B & W plates remain clear. Small split to front upper spine fold, gilt title to spine remains bright.  Good
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025886  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Action Plan for IELTS Self-study Student’s Book General Training Module
Jakeman, Vanessa; McDowell, Clare
ISBN: 0521615313
Cambridge University Press Cambridge 2008 Third Printing
 Paperback Internally unmarked and complete with original sealed CD. Crease to lower right corner front panel.  Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028085  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Guinness Book of Records : Edition 27 : With Australian Supplement
McWhirter, Norris (editor and compiler)
ISBN: 0851122213
Guinness Superlatives U.K. 1981 
 Hardcover Internally unmarked, fore-edges lightly tanned.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025971  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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An elementary Treatise on Alternating Currents
Rhodes, W. G.
Longmans, Green & Co. London, New York & Bombay 1902 Presume First
 Hard Cover Green cloth boards with sl. edgewear, minimal insect damage to spine, PO name to half title page (pencil - could be erased) but otherwise internally unmarked, fore-edges and eps lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025924  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Charting the quality of forage : measuring and mapping the variation of chemical components in foliage with hyperspectral Remote sensing
Ferwerda. Jelle G.
ISBN: 9085042097
  2005 First
 Paperback PhD thesis. 183 pps.  Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011605  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Tom Jones Close Up
Ellis, L & Sutherland, B
Omnibus Press UK 2000 
 Hardcover 390 crisp white pp - approx 800g packed for post Published to coincide with Tom Jones' 60th birthday on 7th June 2000 as well as his role in the upcoming film Agnes Brown and the recent release of his duet album Reload. From Pontypridd to Vegas and on to Glastonbury, the unchallenged magnetism of Tom Jones bridges the gap between generations. Featuring over 70 interviews including childhood companions from his hometown, celebrity associates, members of his former backing band The Squires. Includes exclusive interviews with Chris Hutchins, Tom's PR man and close confidante for a decade as well as co-stars and executives from his films. review >>> It is refreshing to read a book that does not focus on Tom's sexual expliots and actually tells you about his life and the many ups and downs of major rock stardom. I felt the authors gave a fresh and insightful view of a pop icon and would recommend this book for all fans and non fans alike.   Excellent/Excellent
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010281  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Valder, Peter
Florilegium  1995 
 Hardcover 160 pages alive with the raecemes of this beautiful climber, 800g for post. Plastic jacket over this ex-library book but must have been borrowed by gentle gardenfolk, book in lovely condition. reviewer says >> Peter Valder has done a wonderful service in sorting out the confusion that surrounds wisteria varieties. He has written what appears to be the first book on the genus in a European language. It is a splendid account of both the history and the genus Wisteria the result of much painstaking research. The book is beautifully written with superb photographs. I, and others, regard it as a minor classic. Should be on every gardener's bookshelf along with his magnificent "Garden Plants Of China".   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012171  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Gardening: A Practical Guide to Natural Gardens, from Planning and Planting to Harvesting and Maintenance
Lavelle, Christine and Michael
Lorenz Books UK 2005 
 Hardcover 1.6 kilos & 256 snowdrop white pages. An essential reference guide to natural gardening, showing how to apply organic principles to all aspects of garden planning, design and maintenance and illustrated with over 800 color photographs. Christine and Michael Lavelle give clear advice on creating and caring for a natural garden, showing how to adopt an organic approach. They also provide practical information on dealing organically with pests and diseases as well as how to attact a host of beneficial creatures to the wildlife garden. An easy-to-use directory of vegetables, herbs and fruit provides clear information on growing a range of healthy produce, with advice on sowing, planting, harvesting and storing. With its wealth of inspirational and practical photographs, useful step-by-step information and well-informed text, this is a comprehensive guide for both first-time and experienced gardeners, whether you wish to start an organic garden from scratch or use organic methods in an existing garden. Christine Lavelle is a lecturer in horticulture and ecology at Writtle College, Chelmsford. She trained at the National Trust for Scotland's Threave School of Practical Gardening and The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Christine was assistant head gardener at Levens Hall topiary gardens in Kendal. Michael Lavelle has designed and constructed several exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show, achieving gold medals in 1999, 2003 and 2005, and winning a silver medal for his specialist wildlife garden in 2007. He is currently a senior lecturer in landscape management at Writtle College, Chelmsford. Peter Anderson is a highly respected garden photographer. He has worked for many book publishers and magazines such as Gardens Illustrated and has published several titles with Lorenz Books.   Excellent/Very Good/Excellent/very
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012036  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Genetics, Its Concepts and Implications
Pai, Anna & Helen Marcue-Roberts
Prentice Hall College Div USA 1981 
 Hardcover Genetics, Its Concepts and Implications by Anna C. Pai has 711pp & is 1.3kg to post. Chapters include heredity, traits transmission, linkage & chromosome mapping, molecular genetics, mutation & cytogenetics.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011982  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A History Of The English-Speaking Peoples, Vol. 2 The New World
Churchill, Winston, S
Cassell  1956 
 Hardcover 344pp & 900g bubbled/carded for post, dj wear & repaired tears at spine top & bottom.  Good-very Good/Good/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011996  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Hydrographic Surveying for Development and Conservancy
Margrett, Lieut-Cmdr A.D.
Kelvin and Hughes Marine London  
 Card Cover An explanation on the process of hydrographic survey work with an introduction by Vice-Admiral Day (Hydrographer of the Navy). The book has numerous tables, charts & diagrams with pocket at rear holding a folded map. The book has card covers but may have also had a paper dj as what appears to be the inside flap strip is in the pocket also. K&H publication M274. Lt-Cmdr Margrett retired in 1967.  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011836  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Birds of Prey
Ian Newton (Consulting ed) Penny Olsen (Ed advisor)
Weldon/Merehurst Australia 1990 
 Hardcover Produced by Weldon Owen Sydney in conjunction with Merehurst, London. this book holds 240pp of extremely detailed information, illustration and photographs - all pp clean white & well bound. 12 chapters under the general headings of Raptors of the World, Raptor biology & Relations with Man. A checklist of suggested reading at the back. Book in lovely order bar upper corner bump. A weighty reference (will need to post carded/bubbled in a 3kg satchel)  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011765  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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no author
Gregory's Publishing Australia 1980 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards FALCON 6 CYLINDER SERVICE AND REPAIR MANUAL. NO. 62 XK, XL, XM, XP, XR, XT, XW 292pp & approx 900g to post. A handy reference - not the Fairmont, not the Fairlane, NOT the Kingswood - the Falcon! 1960-1970, great days, great music & great cars.  Good/None issued
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011659  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Cook’s Book
Norman, Jill (ed)
Covent Garden Books (DK) Australia 2006 
 Hardcover 648 taste tempting pp & just shy of the 3 kg mark. This superlative volume is a culinary arts education in itself: what foodie wouldn't want to read Charlie Trotter's tips on preparing fish and shellfish, or Norman Van Aken's take on Latin American cooking? Instructions from world renowned chefs like Paris's Pierre Hermè and Japan's Hisayuki Takeuchi ring with authority, though female chefs are notably absent, save for Sydney's Christine Manfield. This book takes a two-tiered approach by expanding on the basics in chapters on sauces and dressings, flavorings, and poultry and game birds, and exploring specific cuisines in sections on India, Japan, the Middle East and other regions. review >>> Whether you are trying to improve your cooking or simply learning how to cook -- this book is a self help encyclopedia on cooking. Owner name atop 1st blank page, no - it's not G. Ramsay!  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011657  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Women on Sex
Quilliam, Susan
BCA UK 1994 
 Hardcover 256pp & 800g for posting. Susan Quilliam's areas of expertise include: love, sex, personal psychology, medico-sexual psychology and body language. She came most recently to the fore, both in the US and in the UK, for her reinvention of the classic sex manual The Joy of Sex. Tells the reader what the modern woman thinks about sex, and provides the answers to the questions they want most to ask: do you tell your partners honestly what they're like in bed; do you enjoy masturbation, and what do you do; and how often do you have sex when you don't want to?  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011498  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Beeton’s Book of Needlework
Beeton, Isabella
Chancellor Press UK 1986 
 Hardcover 592pp, 1.3kg to post. Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton (1836 - 1865), published in 1870, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by hundreds of engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, netting patterns, embroidery patterns, point lace patterns, Guipure d'Art, Berlin work, monograms, initials and names, pillow work, and lace stitches.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 37.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011459  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Garden An English Love Affair : One Thousand Years of Gardening
Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jane
Ted Smart UK 2004 
 Hardcover Join a landscape architect on a trip through time to study the complex, exciting story of English gardening. Explore how garden styles, from medieval times on, have reflected political, economic, social, and cultural life and values. Examine the gardens of cottages and mansions and those in the country and the city. Investigate the influence of technological advances such as the greenhouse, lawn mower, and plant hybridization. Glorious color photographs of exquisite gardens, illuminated manuscript pages, and other artworks abound. 360 crisp white pp packed with illustration, 1.5kg to post.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011416  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Sustainable Dryland Farming: Combining Farmer Innovation and Medic Pasture in a Mediterranean Climate
Chatterton, Lynne & Brian
Cambridge University Press UK 1996 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 339 crisp white pp & 800g for posting. Very useful review >>This book is a scholarly review of the many attempts, successful in some places (like Australia), unsuccessful in other areas, to use Medicago pastures (grazed by sheep) in rotation with "cereal" (grain) crops. This book provides a detailed and interesting historical review of various agricultural development programs throughout Australia and the Middle East. Example after example of how NOT to do things, along with a few inspiring success stories. Anybody interested in the relationships between agricultural "experts" and farmers, exporting agricultural practices to other countries, and evaluating agricultural export programs must read this book.   Excellent/None issued
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011333  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MGB Purchase and Restoration Guide
Porter, Lindsay
Haynes UK 1983 
 Pictorial Boards 224 crisp white pp & just under a kilo carded/wrapped for post to you. Clear and easy to follow instructions & handy tips on what to look out for & how to approach certain jobs. review >>> A good start for the novice restoration hobbiest. I don't think this is the only book one will need to do a restoration on a car. You will need others, but this will get you started.   Very Good/None issued
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012813  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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McKie Peter
Active Publications, Australia  2006 7th Edition
 Card Cover AS NEW first aid manual 7th Edition Australian  As New
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011217  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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French Country Cooking
David, Elizabeth
Dorling Kindersley UK 1987 
 Hardcover This copy almost fine - previous owner's plastic wrapper. First published sixty years ago while food rationing was still in force, Elizabeth David used this book to introduce to the nation's bland palate, ingredients and recipes previously undiscovered in postwar Britain. Many people of that era had never experienced anything other than British cooking meat, two veg and a nice steamed pudding. ....------...... She starts by setting the record straight: 'Those who care to look for it will find the justification of France's culinary reputation in the provinces, at the riverside inns, in unknown café sea port bistros...and nowadays in cafés routiers, the lorry-drivers' restaurants. In such places the most interesting food of France is to be found.' From having lived with a French family while studying over there, she was able to bring firsthand knowledge to this short yet concise guide to provincial French cooking.She starts with a chapter on the Batterie de Cuisine. But it's the collection of regional recipes that follow that made this book such a treat for 1950s Britain; divided into sections on soups, fish, eggs, luncheon, supper and family dishes, meat, poultry, game, vegetables, salads, sauces and sweets, she gives an entertaining and informative introduction to each. French Country Cooking reveals the immense diversity of the cuisine through recipes that range from a primitive peasant soup of the Basque country to the refined Lyonnaise dish of Poulet à la Crème. To those used to the raditional format of recipe writing the book will come as something of a surprise since Elizabeth David weaves the ingredients into the methods complete with details of the region, tradition and people. Elizabeth David's acclaimed writings are often cited as an inspiration by many of today's leading chefs, as well as home cooks, and are essential to any serious cookery book collection. Book in beaut condition with very attractive period art to illustrate as well as line art by John Minton, a book to savour with a nice chablis or maybe a Pernod & ice.   Excellent/Excellent
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009563  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Royal Horticultural SocietyEncyclopedia of Gardening Revised & Expanded Edition
Brickell, Christopher (ed)
Dorling Kindersley UK 2008 
 Hardcover The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Gardening is a 3.5 kilo tome of some 752pp. Comprehensively written and researched by leading plant experts, an enormous resource & I'd ask you to look at the contents picture to get an overview, the index alone is more than 50 pp!!  Excellent/Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012950  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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English Pottery and Porcelain
Wills, Geoffrey
Book Club (Guiness Superlatives) UK 1978 2nd Impression
 Hardcover Originally issued under the Guinness imprint as several dozen small monographs -400pp & 1.3 kg packed to post, masses of photos throughout. A good bibliography & setions on red clay ware, delft, stone & creamware,wedgwood, worcester amongst others. The history of the various pottery and porcelain manufactories, large and small, which were active in England between about 1600 and 1900.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012682  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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King, Peter
Quiller Press UK 1990 
 Hardcover 184 crisp white pp, outer edge gilt, just over a kilo packed for post to you. The Shooting Field tells the story of the London gun trade from the earliest days through the eyes of the most famous maker, Holland and Holland. Traveling to India with the Prince of Wales and on safari in Africa with Teddy Roosevelt, learn of the development of the double-barreled rifle, the breech-loading shotgun, and the cartridge. This revised and enlarged edition provides a wealth of anecdotes and unique archive material with extensive photographs and illustrations thoughout. Fault? small closed tear dj top rear.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 62.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011102  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Battlefields of the Second World War
Holmes, Richard
BBC Books UK 2001 
 Hardcover This study of war skillfully clarifies the complexities of four major World War II military campaigns: El Alamein, Monte Cassino (Italy), Operation Market Garden (of which Arnhem formed a crucial part), and the Battle of Britain (the RAF's bomber offensive against Germany). The book originates in Holmes's conviction that the sacrifices made by British service personnel are not properly understood. It uses eye-witness accounts to illuminate the horror, confusion and sheer enormity of war, and puts this in the wider context of the conflict's broader strategy. review >>> The author is a Brigadier from the Territorial Army. He is undoubtedly very well versed in the subject and has produced an excellent account. 224 crisp pp, 700g for post, masses of maps diagrams photos.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010957  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Tools of Violence: Guns, Tanks and Dirty Bombs
Mcnab, Chris & Keeter, Hunter
Osprey Publishing UK 2008 
 Hardcover You can read this quite lengthy description, or you can take my word for it - fascinating +++ . . . .The tools of lethal force have always attracted controversy and fascination. In the modern media age, however, they are also surrounded by confusion and misunderstanding. McNab and Keeter cut through mythology and misinformation and comprehensively lay out the facts, often revealing startling gaps in our everyday knowledge. Tools of Violence unravels the myths of modern weaponry. Not only explaining how a weapon system works, the authors explore how it is applied by soldiers, police or civilians under pressure, what happens when innocents get in the way, its effect on the human body or physical structures, its political controversies, and its place in international law. 320 crisp pp, photo sections, 800g for post. Faults? 2 - firstly the dj has lamination separation at edges, secondly - once you start reading a section you'll let the kettle boil dry.  Excellent/Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010978  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MINI Owner’s Survival Manual
Tyler, Jim
Osprey Publishing UK 1996 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards A manual for owners of the Mini, with advice on purchasing a Mini, basic mainetnance and breakdowns. 144 super crisp pp, 400g packed for post review >>> The owner's manual for this model is long-gone but this neat little book is a great stand in. As the label on the back of the book reads: IMPORTANT: DO NOT LEAVE HOME WITHOUT THIS BOOK.   Excellent/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010911  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Microeconomics A Modern Approach
Schotter, Andrew
(Harper Collins USA 1994 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Microeconomics: A Modern Approach (Harpercollins Series in Economics) 635pp - some pp have notes in pencil & or highlit sentences (this may of course be advantageous to speed research) -chapters on game theory, cost & production, oligopoly, finance, marketing, market entry, insurance, government, moral hazard & a great great deal more. 1500g of valuable reference.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009847  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Microeconomics Study Guide to Accompany Microeconomics A Modern Approach
Schotter, Andrew & Nyarko, Yaw
Harper Collins USA 1994 
 Soft Cover Microeconomics: A Modern Approach (Harpercollins Series in Economics) 196pp - this volume is designed to be used in conjunction with its weighty companion (our book #009847 Chapters on game theory, cost & production, oligopoly, finance, marketing, market entry, insurance, government, moral hazard & a great great deal more. 450g of valuable reference.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009850  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Australian Family Law in Context Commentary and Materials
Parker, S & Parkinson, P & Behrens, J
Lbc Information Services Australia 1999 
 Softcover 947 clean white perfectly bound pp of legalese with hundreds of cases & the laws/precedents/annotations surrounding them eg: define a family, gay marriage, financial support, death divorce adoption etc Think "Law meets Brady Bunch" & it's all in here. Packed for post about 1.7kg.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009865  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Greening a Brown Land The Australian Search for Sustainable Land Use
Barr, Neil and Cary, John
Macmillan Australia 1992 1st
 Paperback History of Australian rural land use from the time of the early European settlers, with emphasis on the struggle to green a brown land. 343pp with some photos diagrams illustrations. 13chpters plus endnotes, conclusion, index - all pp clean white tightly bound.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010016  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Improved Grassland Management
Frame, John
Farming Press Books UK 1994 
 Illustrated Board Cover Essential reading for all those involved in modern grassland management including grassland farmers, agricultural consultants and advisory officers, as well as agricultural, land use and biology students.Gives comprehensive coverage of the full scope of modern grassland management.Written in a reader-friendly advisory style, it can be read and understood without an in-depth technical or scientific background. Faults? a bump to lower edge of front board, prev owner name inside. 351 crisply presented pp & almost a kilo packed for post to you. No dj, did it ever have one??  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010594  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Joinery (Building Craft Series)
McKay, W.B.
Longmans, Green & Co. UK 1947 
 Hardcover Joinery (Building Craft Series) by Mckay is 240pp & less than 500g to post. Inside the cover is a presentation plate (undated) from Tamworth Tech College, the book was originally sourced from Ell's in Newcastle. 155 illustrations & printed as a companion to a book on carpentry.  Excellent/Very Good/Good
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012796  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Roses : The Definitive A-Z Guide
Dorling Kindersley  2003 
 Hardcover The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Roses by the Quest-Ritsons is a fabulous resource. 448pp alphabetically listed amongst its 2 kilos. From the Barkarole to the Moonbeam, discover everything you need to know about roses with the RHS Encyclopedia of Roses, the definitive A-Z guide to over 2, 000 species. Every rose is thoroughly catalogued with detailed descriptions from the size of their flowers and their scent, to growing habits, cultivation, breeding and name origins. Keep your roses blooming following practical advice on care, cultivation and the latest growing techniques. Book has > authors' intro > history > how to use the book > A-Z > cultivation > glossary > index to species > societies > www > gen. index > acknowledge+pic credits  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013248  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Hurricane Messerschmitt (Hurricane at War & Messerschmitt Bf109 at War)
Bowyer, Chaz & Van Ishoven, Armand
Promotional Reprint Co. London USA 1993 
 Hardcover 320 crisp white pp & 1.5 kg packed for post to you. This book compiles the two titles in one HURRICANE-160 PAGES OF INFORMATION ON THIS AIRCRAFT IN ACTION FROM DEVELOPMENT TO THE END.FANTASTIC BLACK & WHITE PHOTOS OF THIS AIRCRAFT IN ACTION. & MESSERSCHMITT BF109-160 PAGES OF INFORMATION ON THIS GERMAN AIRCRAFT IN ACTION.AMAZING BLACK & WHITE PHOTOS FROM GERMAN ARCHIVES. Faults? small bump at top of boards near spine, book is easily described a "contents pristine".  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010660  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques
Cosentino, Peter
Headline UK 1993 
 Card Cover 192pp of potter magic (sorry about the JKRowling pun), great illustrations throughout this comprehensive guide to pottery techniques with practical advice on application, step x step illustrated egs. Approx 800g packed for post to you. Faults? foxy first & last pp (why is it always thus??) & outer corners bumped/thumbed.  Good/None issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010600  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Living Land
Pretty, Jules
Earthscan UK 1998 
 Softcover A presentation of the case for returning life to the countryside, restoring the rural economy and putting agriculture on a sustainable footing. The Living Land sets out a new 'stakeholder' vision for rural regeneration in Europe. It integrates three themes: sustainable agriculture, localized food systems and rural community development. All three offer ways of rebuilding natural and social capital, and a large 'sustainability dividend' is waiting to be released from current practices, creating more jobs, more wealth and better lives from less. 324 crisp pp, 750 g packed for post to you. review >>> ‘Well-documented, coherently-argued and free of romantic rural mythology.’ Times Higher Educational Supplement  Very Good/good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010657  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat
Schaer, Michael
Manson The Veterinary Prees  2006 3rd Impression
 Hardcover review >>> There are plenty of good pictures that allows you to relate easier to the specific disease and makes it easier to rememeber. The individual topics are well-written and precise and are relatively quick to read without leaving out important information. A good book for repetition of many topics. 576 crisp white pp, overall the book is 90% perfect but for a bump mark to edge of boards, internally it's as spotless as a zebra. Book's a hefty 2.5kgs!  Very Good/None issued
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010489  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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World War I in Photographs
Gilbert, Adrian
Macdonald UK 1988 
 Hardcover This book has over 550 photos representing some of the critical campaigns of the war, such as Gallipoli, the Somme, Jutland, Zeppelin raids and life in the trenches. Each photo has an accompanying text & there's a handy index at the rear. 192 crisp well-presented pp, approx one kilo packed for post (our paperback copy weighs in at about 750g)  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010487  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Principles and Practice of Soil Science The Soil as a Natural Resource
White, RE
Blackwell Oxford 1997 3rd Edition
 Softcover There is a growing need for information about soils, their behaviour and their influence on land use. This book traces the fundamental contribution that soil science has made to many of the applied sciences associated with management of the environment; this is even more important today than when the first edition was published. Soil scientists are increasingly pressed to find ways of both producing food and fibre crops more efficiently, in terms of both yields per hectare and value of product relative to cost of input, while preserving the intrinsic value of the soil resource for posterity. This third edition covers all aspects of soil science, the soil habitat, processes in the soil environment and utilization of soils. It also tackles the contemporary problem of the fate of toxic chemicals used in agriculture and their effect on the environment. Corners bumped cover marks caused by some one resting their notepaper & writing - grrrr! 348pp & a kilo packed for post.  Good/None issued
Price: 68.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010486  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Harvest of the Cold Months
David, Elizabeth
Michael Joseph UK 1994 
 Hardcover At the time of her death in 1992 David was working on this epic study of the use of ice, the ice-trade and the early days of refrigeration, which was published posthumously in 1994 as Harvest of the Cold Months.‘An awe-inspiring feat of detective scholarship, the literally marvellous story of how human beings came to ingest lumps of flavoured frozen matter for pleasure' Independent on Sunday‘This survey of the use of ice in cookery takes us on a fascinating journey from 1581, where in Florence they put snow in the wine glasses, to that modern phenomenon, the growth of the ice-cream business. A scholarly social history, which makes a fitting finale to the work of the greatest of our writers on foods and its contexts.' Harpers & Queen - a water stain (maybe it was ice?? is on the top edge of the dj, otherwise it's a neat 413pp, just under a kilo packed for post.  Very Good/Good
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010479  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Underneath a Harlem Moon: The Harlem to Paris Years of Adelaide Hall
Williams, Iain Cameron
Continuum UK 2002 
 Hardcover Williams takes the reader on a fascinating roller-coaster ride from Adelaide's birth in Brooklyn through her humble childhood in Harlem, from her triumphs on Broadway to the glamour of Paris's Moulin Rouge. Adelaide Hall is the missing link in Harlem's Renaissance, historically the richest period of American black culture. As its most important and influential female star, she dynamically pushed down the barriers that had previously prevented black entertainers from reaching mass recognition. Readers get a glimpse inside the most sophisticated and celebrated nightclubs in the world and follow Adelaide across two continents on a groundbreaking eighteen-month RKO tour. By the end of 1932, Adelaide had performed for millions and in the process had become one of America's wealthiest black women. Her exile to Paris in 1935 brought with it new challenges and rewards. By 1938, not content with being dubbed the Queen of Montmartre, she set her sights on conquering Britain. Underneath a Harlem Moon concludes with Adelaide's mysterious disappearance in November 1938, which has, until now, never been publicly explained. review>>>> Overall, a hugely enjoyable read made easy by Williams's approachable style of writing and keen interest towards the characters he portrays within the text. A must for all jazz and popular music buffs.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010431  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Eagles, 80 Aircraft that Made History with the RAF
March, Peter R
Weidenfeld & Nicolson UK 1998 
 Hardcover Eagles, 80 Aircraft that Made History with the RAF 256 crisp pp & approx 1.5 kgs packed for post. Small closed tears to dj at spine bottom & wear at flap fold top. In April 1918 the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service were amalgamated to form the Royal Air Force. In the following 80 years, air power developed through the demands of a far-flung empire, a world war, the Cold War and modern security demands. This is a celebration of the RAF. Some of the world's finest aviation photographers have contributed to this volume about planes that formed the world's first air force and the photos are accompanied by March's appraisals as well as commentary from those with first hand knowledge. Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1998  Very Good/Good
Price: 52.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010424  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Encyclopedia of Warfare from Earliest Times to Present Day
Gilbert, Adrian
Grange Books UK 2000 
 Hardcover From Surrey County Library (borrowed 6 times) - a BIG book at 304pp & about 1700g carded/packed for post; masses of photos, sketches, tables, maps, biopics & general military data. The Encyclopedia of Warfare is a chronological account of the development of warfare from the beginnings of recorded history to the present; it explains the nature of conflict in each era. The Encyclopedia takes a multi-faceted approach to the subject, mixing studies of major wars, their significant battles, and the outstanding commanders with discussions of the ever-changing technology of war and the life and experiences of the ordinary soldier.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010415  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Lancaster at War
Garbett, Muke & Goulding, Brian
Ian Allan UK 1973 4th Impression
 Hardcover 800g carded/packed for post, review >>>> A seemingly endless series of photographs, stories and anecdotes and all of them good. and >>> Wonderful review of the Lancaster's use in the war.Covers not only the plane but also describes in some detail ground crew and air crew experiences. The b&w photos fill the pages of the book and are of the very best quality. 144pp of aerial history.  Very Good/Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010413  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Leonardo`s Nephew:Essays on Art and Artists
Fenton, James
Viking UK 1998 1st
 Hardcover 900g carded/packed for post James Fenton, one of England's most gifted poets, has in recent years been looking closely at works of art and writing incisively and inventively about them and their creators. This collection of fifteen writings discusses a wide range of painting and sculpture, from the mummy portraits of ancient Egypt to the works of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. review >>> In making the reader aware of what has lasted--and why--Fenton also conjures all the art that has been lost, scoured, painted over, misattributed, and misread. A subversive academic, Fenton uses his intellect and vast knowledge to question the ways in which certain artworks--as well as their creators--have been framed by history. 284 crisp pp with two illust sections amidships  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010411  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Black, Peter McKenzie
Hamlyn Australia 1973 
 Hardcover 128pp of gorgeousness & great advice & info. approx a kilo packed for post. Shows some of the thousands of species of orchids, describes their variations in habitat, size, and characteristics, and discusses the propagation and cross-breeding of orchids.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010372  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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