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Northern Frontiers
Flynn, Frank, with Keith Willey
F.P. Leonard Sydney 1968 First Edition
 Hard Cover Endpaper maps, plates. No publication date but circa 1968. 210pp, b&w pls.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 850  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Life by Design. The art and lives of Florence Broadhurst
O’Brien, Siobhan
ISBN: 1741143985
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2004 First Edition
 Soft Cover xviii,246pp,index, plates. Quality softcover with French flaps.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100736  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Samurais and Circumcisions
Poidevin, Leslie
ISBN: 0959008721
The Author Adelaide 1985 First Edition
 Soft Cover 175pp, photos, maps.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317623  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Adelaide Ironside The Pilgrim of Art
Poulton, Jill
ISBN: 0868062855
Hale & Iremonger Sydney 1987 First Edition
 Hard Cover 143pp, index, colour and b&w ills.Colonial Australian woman painter who studied and painted in Europe, including botanical studies and religious paintings.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 317723  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Nadia’s Story. Fighting Breast Cancer
Maffei, Nadia with Andrew Taylor & Walter Maffei
ISBN: 1863502076
Information Australia Melbourne 1995 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 208pp, photos.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318265  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Local Hero: the Wayne Pearce story
Wayne Pearce with Ian Heads
ISBN: 1875471006
Ironbark Sydney 1990 Reprint
 Trade Paperback 178pp, photos.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318477  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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On the Couch with Chris Beck
Beck, Chris
ISBN: 0732257778
HarperCollins Sydney 1996 First Edition
 Trade Paperback A collection of articles and photographs of many Australian celebrity subjects. 250pp. Bookshop stamp else fine copy  Near Fine
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318583  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Paperboy’s War: an autobiography
Egan, Ted
ISBN: 187570308X
Kerr Sydney 1993 First Edition
 Hard Cover 272pp, index, b&w plates. Early life of bushy, musician, writer and adminstrator of the Northern Territory  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318682  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Look at Me! Behind the scenes of Australian TV with the women who made it
Hogan, Christine
ISBN: 9780733319563
ABC Books Sydney 2007 Reprint
 Large trade Paperback xiv.400pp, photos,  Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318700  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Isador Goodman: a life in music
Goodman, Virginia
ISBN: 0002172925
Collins Sydney 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover 215pp, index, photos.Story of acclaimed concert pianist  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318903  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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People in Glass Houses: growing up at Government House
Lubbock, Adelaide
ISBN: 0170051919
Nelson Melbourne 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover 196pp, index, photos.The author was the daughter of Sir Arthur Stanley, governor of Victoria from 1914 to 1919. Owner names else vg copy  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318913  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Rats of Rangoon
Hudson, Lionel (Wg Cdr RAAF)
ISBN: 0099600501
Arrow London 1989 First Thus
 Mass Market Paperback 221pp, Incarcerated in Rangoon prison as a POW of the Japanese in the closing stages of the war the author kept a diary of prison camp life.  Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318920  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Sayonara My Friend Love Annie
Mori, Charlotte Manassen
ISBN: 0855722398
Hill of Content Melbourne 1994 Reprint
 Hard Cover 248pp.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 9.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 318983  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Slim: the Pan/Ballantine Illus. History of World War II - War Leader Book No 5
Calvert, Mike
Pan Books London 1973 First Edition
 Soft Cover 160pp, photos throughout  Fine
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 319426  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Arko: My Game
Arthurson, Ken with Ian Heads
ISBN: 0330360337
Ironbark Sydney 1997 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 304pp, index, photos. Super League and what happened when Murdoch wanted Rugby League from the inside.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319541  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Out of the Blue: A pilot with the Chindits
O’Brien, Terence
ISBN: 0002171988
Collins London 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover 272pp. The author was with Bomber command and then with the Chindits. He expresses some controversial opinions. Excellent unmarked copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319620  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Bold Warnie: Shane Warne and Australia’s Rise to Cricket Dominance
Perry, Roland
ISBN: 0091840430
Random House Sydney 1999 Reprint
 Large trade Paperback x,606pp, sl. tanning to paper else vg.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319787  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Occy. the rise and fall and rise of Mark Occhilupo
Occhilupo, Mark; Baker, Tim
ISBN: 9781741666434
Ebury Sydney 2008 Reprint
 Large trade Paperback (8),312pp, lots of photos. Story of a great surfer  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319874  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Olive: Olive Weston the heroic life of a World War II nurse
Fenton, Peter; foreword by Nancy Wake
HarperCollins Sydney 2003 First Edition
 Large trade paperback xvi,286pp, index, photos.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319879  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Heretic
Cameron, Peter
ISBN: 0868245445
Doubleday Sydney 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover x,212pp, foreword by Hugh Mackay. The story of a man convicted of heresy by the Presbyterian Church in Australia  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319886  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Jonestown. The Power and the Myth of Alan Jones
Masters, Chris
ISBN: 9781741751567
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest (Sydney) 1006 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi,512pp. Notes, index, plates.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319893  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Mary Gilmore a Tribute
Cusack, Dymphna; Moore, T. Inglis; Ovenden, Barrie
Australasian Book Society Sydney 1965 First Edition
 Hard Cover 224pp, includes bibliography by Walter Stone. Vg in chipped dj with Dobell portrait on front cover.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320039  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Colonial Painters 1788-1880
Gleeson, James
ISBN: 0701809809
Lansdowne Sydney 1976 Reprint
 Soft Cover Paperback. Reprint. 4to. ISBN:. Australian painting studio series. BW and Colour reproductions throughout. Good pb.  Very Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 12713  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hewson: A Portrait
Wallace, Christine
ISBN: 0725107235
Sun Books Melbourne 1993 First Edition
 Trade Paperback xviii,283pp, index, b&w plates. Written when Hewson was making a run for the Lodge - Australian Prime Ministership.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 342  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Bad Ground Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue (Badground)
Wright, Tony
ISBN: 9781921208874
Pier 9 Sydney 2006 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback 340pp. The Brant Webb and Todd Russell story. Signed on front cover by both rescued miners and inscribed also by them to the prev. owners on half title.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320081  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Story
Corby, Schapelle with Kathryn Bonella
ISBN: 9781405037914
Macmillan Sydney 2006 First Edition
 Large trade Paperback (8), 310pp, photos.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100432  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Undiplomatic Activities
Woolcott, Richard; ills. by David Rowe
ISBN: 9781921215384
Scribe Melbourne 2007 Reprint
 Hard Cover 202pp, some lighter moments from the Australian foreign service  Fine/Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320125  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Place - Illustrated
Morgan, Sally
ISBN: 0949206571
Fremantle Arts Centre Press Fremantle 1989 Reprint
 Hard Cover 358pp + 16pp of b&w family photographs. Gift inscription else ex. copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22014  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Adversity in Success. Extracts from from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt’s Diaries 1939-1948
Hewitt, Air Vice Marshal J.E.
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate South Yarra (Melbourne) 1980 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiv,330pp, map in rear pocket, RAAF in WW2 in South West Pacific. Prev. owner name o/w vg in dj. Signed and numbered by author  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30433  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Don’t Die with the Music in You
Bennett, Wayne with Steve Crawley
ISBN: 0733311075
ABC Books Sydney 2002 Reprint
 Hard Cover 192pp. Broncos coach Bennett writes on his life and philosophy.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30786  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Diaries of Ethel Turner
compiled by Philippa Poole
ISBN: 0725405198
Ure Smith Sydney 1979 First Edition
 Hard Cover 288pp, photos.Ethel Turner kept diaries for over 60 years  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5652  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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JIGSAW the Biography of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen Statesman-Not Politician
Townsend, Derek
ISBN: 0949344001
Sneyd & Morley Brisbane 1983 First Edition
 Hard Cover . 395pp, Numerous monochrome plates, As new copy  Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320350  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Life - Tony Lockett
Lockett, Tony
ISBN: 0330361708
Ironbark Sydney 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover 186pp, lots of photos, mainly colour. One of the greatest Aussie Rules players tells his story. Spotless copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319576  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Simpler Time. a memoir of love, laughter, loss and billycarts
Fitzsimons, Peter
ISBN: 9780732288044
HarperCollins Sydney 2010 First Edition
 Trade Paperback xii,372pp, photos. Enjoyable memoir from an entertaining writer.  Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320394  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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PEACOCK M.P.
Carey, Jim & McCrae, Toni
Adelaide: Rigby Ltd, 1982   First Edition
 Hard Cover 206pp, b&w pls., edgewear on base of covers else good in dj.  Good/Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20377  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Margaret Whitlam: A Biography
Mitchell, Susan
ISBN: 1740513711
Random House Australia Sydney 2006 First Edition
 Hard Cover xii,404pp, index, b&w photos. The story of half of a very formidable couple.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320703  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Speaking Out: Australian Women Talk about Success
Byrski, Liz
ISBN: 1864363967
New Holland Sydney 1999 First Edition
 Soft Cover 284pp, Some very interesting Australian women in conversation.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320704  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Certain Style. Beatrice Davis. A Literary Life
Kent, Jacqueline
ISBN: 0670911313
Viking Melbourne 2001 First Edition
 Hard Cover Splendid biography of acclaimed book editor who held sway at Angus & Robertson for more than 3 decades. (8) 344pp inc. index. B&w plates.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320769  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Stoker. The true story of an Australian soldier who survived Auschwitz-Birkenau
Watt, Donald
ISBN: 0731805194
Simon & Schuster Sydney 1995 fifteenth edition
 Trade Paperback xviii,174pp, map, plates. Inscribed to prev. owner by Don and Joan Watt - do not know who wrote the inscription.  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320814  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Fall of General Gordon Bennett
Lodge, A.B.
ISBN: 0868618829
Allen & Unwin Sydney 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover x,347pp, index, plates. Spine of dj faded, else near fine copy  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320841  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Flying Doctor
Barry Brown
   
 HC/DJ  
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5  Bookseller: Lockhart Bookshop
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TNT by Frank Clune
Frank Clune
   
 PB  
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8  Bookseller: Lockhart Bookshop
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Old Gold Towns of New South Wales
Darbyshire & Sayers
   
 HC Paintings by John Darbyshire

hardcover in plastic

very good condition 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14  Bookseller: Lockhart Bookshop
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SALLYANNE: Portrait of a Lord Mayor
Siracusa, Joseph M.
ISBN: 0701623292
Jacaranda Press Milton, Queensland 1987 First Edition
 Trade Paperback x, 134pp., candidly illustrated throughout in b/white. book square, tight, leaves unmarked. Colour illustrated stiff card wrapper, has a few blind indentations, and a small scratch, else v/g. Sallyanne Atkinson was to become the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane, a popular choice at the time. Contents of this biography include: The Woman, The Politician, Taking Aim, Beauty and the Beast, At the Helm, The Sacking, Olympic Bid, Conclusion, more. Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.22 (AUD)
Book Number: 000431  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PARTLY PERSONAL: Recollections of a One-Time Tasmanian Journalist
Ferrall, R.A.
ISBN: 0858530198
Cat & Fiddle Press Hobart, Tasmania 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J xiii, + 140pp., illustrated throughout with b/w half-tones featuring local identities, sporting groups, buildings and ships. Book clean and square. Former owner's inscription on ffep., else leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected, newspaper theme designed, dustjacket has small closed tears on corners and edgewear. With affection, the author shares with the reader his journalistic career with Launceston's two daily newspapers. Contents include: Printer's ink, Clerk, Photographer, Managing director, Journalist, Very temporary manager, They were characters, On other fields, Living past, Index. Book weight approx. 480g.  Very Good/Good
Price: 14.03 (AUD)
Book Number: 000562  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WHAT A LIFE: A Biography of Paul Morawetz
Frydman, Gloria
ISBN: 186254364X
Author/Wakefield Press Adelaide, Australia 1995 First Edition
 Stiff Card Paperback ix, + 243pp., 2 unpaginated b/w illustrated sections. B/w sketch portrait frontispiece by Lovis Kahan [winner 1962 Archibald Prize for portraiture]. Signed/dated by Morawetz on title page. Book clean, square and tight. Flapped card wrapper miniscule corner bumps, else very good +.Arriving in Australia in 1940, declared an 'enemy alien', hounded by ASIO for three decades, this successful businessman, [advisor to African governments, U.N. and World Bank consultant, promoter of the Melbourne Olympics], worked and rubbed shoulders with government and industry leaders around the world. Contents include; Problem child, Travels and troubles, Marriage and Far East, ASIO, Jewish activist, Paint manufacturer, U.N. missions to Africa, Shalom Israel, Citizen of the world, Index. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 11.22 (AUD)
Book Number: 000592  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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REFLECTIONS ON A COUNTRY LIFE
Hayes, Marjorie J.
ISBN: 0646229540
Self Published By Author Victoria, Australia  First Edition
 Stiff Card Paperback ii, + 59pp., no publication date [1990's]. Book square, spine tight. Slight moisture warping. Inscription and date [1995], by author on fly. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has an address sticker on rear panel, a few grubby marks, miniscule corner bumps, else very good. Illustrated throughout in black & white, this moving story is the author's memories of childhood, the early loss of her mother, 4 siblings, a father's challenge to raise them on a dairy farm, with no electricity, 16 miles from the nearest town. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.22 (AUD)
Book Number: 000602  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GIVE IT A BLOODY GO, MATE!
Robinson, Robbie
ISBN: 0851797199
Rigby Limited Adelaide 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 193pp. B/white chapter-closing sketch illustrations. Book square, scuffed and indented at foot. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Like illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket very mildly edgeworn and sunned on spine, else v/good. A middle-aged migrant from England, with no special skills the author narrates humorously of his 'head-first' dive into outback life in Australia as a barman and a camp cook for a strange fencing outfit . . . Book weight approx. 390gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good./Good +.
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001473  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MEDICINE MAN
McCann, F.B.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1959 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] viii, + 208pp., b/w, intext sketch illustrations by Phil Taylor. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Name on ffep. Foxing specks on head of textblock, else leaves clean. Stylishly illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, foxing spots in unprinted background, and small abraded areas on rear panel. With a warm heart and humour, the author, a Government Medical Officer, tells of his experiences with Aboriginals and others, in the vast wilderness of Australia's Northern Territory, in the days 'before the bitumen'. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001614  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A WORM’S EYE VIEW: Memoirs of a Life Transformed
Washington, Beryl
ISBN: 0958127204
Berwick Creative Arts Berwick, Victoria 2002 First Edition
 Softcover x, + 206pp., intext, candidly-illustrated, b/w halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly splayed, otherwise very good. An inspiring, emotion-charged biography of a person who, in the service of God, helped change many lives . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 14 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003200  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CLARA’S WITCH
Andrews, Natalie
ISBN: 1920731628
Fremantle Arts Centre Press North Fremantle, Western Australia 2004 First Edition
 Softcover, 8vo 269pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped, plus minor crease on lower foredge corner. A fictionalised, biographical account of the story of 'Clara McGovern', a moving narrative of struggle and ultimate triumph over a life profoundly affected by a traumatic and abusive childhood...Book weight approx. 310g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003792  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HEART AND SOUL: Personal Recollections of Life in the Police Force
Dickens, Barry
ISBN: 186498077X
Hardie Grant Books South Yarra, Victoria, Australia 2000 First Edition
 Softcover xi, + 230pp., intext, candid b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper creased on lower foredge, otherwise light edgewear. "Reaches into the minds of the Police, eliciting confessions great and small from these guardians of our society. It discovers what made them who they are; why they joined the Force; what they give, what they take, what they gain; what they lose...all in the course of duty . . . ". Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004224  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AS LONG AS I CAN CLIMB THAT TREE
Wood, Walter and Beverley
ISBN: 1921054077
Boolarong Press Moorooka, Queensland, Australia 2005 First Edition
 Softcover 126pp., colour-plate illustrations throughout (mostly demonstrative and inspirational). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated gloss card wrapper undamaged. The story of, interpersed with hints and advice from, Walter and Beverley Wood, multi-time winners of the Brisbane Christmas Lights Competition, particularly 1997-2004 inclusive. From humble beginnings, with a mere 120 lights in 1988, by 2004 they had over 42,000 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 18 chapters. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Near Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006507  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MOONEE PONDS TO BROADWAY : The Legendary Barry Humphries
Dunstan, Keith
ISBN: 0642368244
Australian Postal Corporation Australia 2006 First Edition
 Softcover 64pp., b/white and colour photographic illustrations, throughout. A plastic-pocket protected strip of five undamaged commemorative Australian (50 cent) stamps, featuring Barry Humphries, attached to first (half-title) page. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed. Australian icon Barry Humphries was, in 2006, the recipient of the Australia Post Australian Legends Award, presented each year as part of Australia Day celebrations to "honour individuals who have made a lifetime contribution to the development of our national identity and character." Contents include: Introduction, The Spawning of a Rebel, Edna at Fifty, Sandy and Les, The Troubles, Retire? Not Likely. Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007939  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DEAD MAN RUNNING
Coulthart, Ross and McNab, Duncan
ISBN: 9781742370279
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia 2009 Second Impression
 Softcover xix, + 405pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "The Bandidos are one of the world's most feared outlaw motorcycle gangs. For ten years, Steve Utah was a Bandidos insider . . . In an attempt to regain control of his life, Utah resorted to the unthinkable: he rolled over to the police and became an informant . . . He knows that inevitably the Bandido code will be honoured and he will be silenced. He is a dead man running . . . " Book weight approx. 405g.  Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007984  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WHEN SHE WAS BAD
Joseph, Arabella
ISBN: 9781741963960
Pier 9/ Murdoch Books Millers Point, NSW, Australia 2009 First Edition
 Softcover 200pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "In 1999, at the age of 22, Arabella Joseph suddenly found herself in a psychiatric hospital . . . an incident with a male colleague had precipitated a dramatic reminder of her past - a reminder of herself as an eleven-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her uncle. A heart-wrenching journey of discovery . . . " Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 008227  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MY BLOOD’S COUNTRY
Capp, Fiona
ISBN: 9781741754872
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, N.S.W. 2010 First Edition, First Impressio
 Softcover x, + 217pp., plus 8 page, colour and b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "A journey through the landscapes that inspired Judith Wright's poetry . . . Capp follows in Wright's footsteps through the high tableland of New England, the rainforests of Queensland and the austere bushland outside Canberra, uncovering the land out of which the poetry sprang. Her travels also take the reader through the life of the poet . . . and shows how the 'country that built my heart' - as Wright called it - became part of the collective consciousness of the nation; how her poetry created a place that belongs to all of us."  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008517  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NOTORIOUS AUSTRALIAN WOMEN
Saunders, Kay
ISBN: 9780733328329
HarperCollins Australia 2011 First Edition
 Softcover 312pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front panel. " . . . celebrates the lives of some of Australia's most fearless, brash and scandalous women. There's Tilly Devine, who went from streetwalker in London to wealthy Sydney madam and stand-over merchant; Mary Bryant, the highway robber and First Fleeter who escaped by rowing from Port Jackson to Timor with her two children; Lola Montez, the Irish-born 'grande horizontale', who destroyed King Ludwig I of Bavaria; Ellen Tremaye and Marion Edwards, women who challenged the gender order and became men; and Helena Rubinstein, who rewrote her humble Polish background and became one of the most successful and astute businesswomen in the world. From bushrangers, courtesans and cross-dressers, to writers, designers and a radical or two, what these splendid rebels have in common is a determination to take their destinies into their own hands." Book weight approx. 425g.  Very Good +
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008694  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST: A Biography of William Dobell
Adams, Brian
ISBN: 009148040X
Hutchinson Richmond, Victoria, Australia 1983 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 332pp., unpaginated colour-art plates throughout. Intext, candid and b/w art halftone plates. Book clean, square. Spine firm., gilt title there-on. Front free endpaper excised, small splash spot on block edge, otherwise leaves clean. Nominal shelfwear and bump on backstrip. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tears and creases. Tiny stain on foot of rear panel. The biography of Australian art icon, Sir William Dobell, b. 24 September 1899, Newcastle, N.S.W., d. 14 May 1970, Wangi, N.S.W. His prizes, awards and exhibition list cover several pages, but include three highly prestigious Archibald Prizes for Portraiture . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Postscript, Chapter notes, Prizes & Exhibitions, Dobell paintings in Australian Public Collections, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 1250g. [1.25KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Good+/Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002759  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPARE THE FACE, GENTLEMEN, PLEASE
Sanders, Tom
ISBN: 0646140523
Phoebe Publishing Mt.Evelyn, Victoria 1993 First Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xiii, 192pp., red cloth boards, photographic sections in colour and b/w. Line illustrations throughout by Arthur Boyd. Book is clean, tight and square, two small light stains on foredge only. Boyd illustrated dustjacket has a small closed tear lower foredge, short creases, edgewear, indentations and a light stain,head and foot, rear cover, towards spine edge. Written without chapters or breaks, this gregarious man, associate of Barry Humphries, Robert Graves, Arthur Boyd, as a novice writer takes us on a whirlwind tour of the local art world. "Tempestuously written by an angry Sanders, this is not a book for the timid." Book weight approx. 1000g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Good
Price: 84.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000379  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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