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In And Around The Rocks

By: Coleman, J

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, View Productions: 2001

Seller ID: 008051


103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition. View more info

Good Cooking the New Essentials

By: Dupleix, Jill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Quadrille: 2003

Seller ID: 008623


French flaps with semi-embossed titling, 176pp of temptation by the influential and inspirational Dupleix. Beautiful photography. Read it and eat! View more info

Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By: Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, DuMont Monte UK,: 2001

Seller ID: 009669


Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my... View more info

THE WORLD OF ANCIENT CHINA

By: Grosier J.B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: John Gifford: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007541


Very Good/Good condition. Heavier items may require additional postage. View more info

AN AUSTRALIAN TREASURY OF POPULAR VERSE

By: Haynes Jim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007487


Very Good condition. "Verse is more than pleasant, jingling rhyme. It can document history, heroics and current events, tell stories, comment on social issues and satirise. At best it can be a subtle and satisfying form of literature, but its primary purpose is entertainment- for reading, writing, performing and listening..a portrait of Australia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries." View more info

Great Auto Races

By: Helck, Peter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 011930


Peter Helck (1893-1988) was an American illustrator who specialized in depicting racecars. He estimated that he had produced more than 600 sketches, drawings and paintings during his career. Helck developed an early interest in automobiles, and as a boy caught rides with the race car driver who tested Simplex cars. In the mid 1940s he was commissioned by Esquire magazine for eight paintings depicting early motor racing. Helck was one of the founding faculty for the Famou... View more info

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Spitfire Portrait of a Legend

By: McKinstry, Leo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2007

Seller ID: 010851


reviews first >>> The Spitfire is just one of the most beautiful machines ever built and this book really does that justice. and >>> This book is a must-read for anyone with an interest in the Second World War, modern British history, aeronautical engineering, design development, mass-production processes, or a handful of other areas McKinstry's machine-biography touches upon. 435pp, 2 photo sections, 800g packed for post to you. review>>> This book is a very interesti... View more info

INVITATION TO AN INQUEST

By: Shneir Walter and Miriam

Price: $14.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen: 1966

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 007457


Good condition. Heavier items may require additional postage. View more info

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS MYSTERY TRACK: LINDEMAN PASS, A HISTORY OF THE JAMISON VALLEY VOLUME 1

By: Smith Jim

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Three Sisters: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007512


Very Good condition. "This book tells the story of how a few dedicated bushwalkers found and cleared the elusive track and the opposition they experienced...the life story of Charles Lindeman, german born during World War I was to play a significant part in the decision not to open the track. Prejudices of a different kind threaten this beautiful walk today." View more info

Classic Thai Cuisine

By: Thompson, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Seller ID: 009780


144pp of thai delight, Thompson cements his place as a prominent advocate of asian cuisine with this tasty book. Clear layout, ribbon marker, illustrations a-plenty, simple procedures - all you need is a cold beer & a hot flame & you're underway. While you're at it check out oour Thompson t-shirt on mi-tshirt - OK it's the Tintin Thom(p)sons but it's the thought that counts! Book in marvellous order - giftable! View more info

Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia

By: Topham, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: UK, Stacey International: 2005

Seller ID: 010788


A great standard work for Arabian enthusiasts. Covering the costumes, equipment, and artefacts of the Bedouin of Saudi Arabia, it examines the work of jewellery makers, leather workers, basket weavers, carpenters and metal workers, with stunning colour photographs to illustrate each example. In the engaging text, written by experts in the field, we get a real sense of the traditional lifestyle and ethnology of this enigmatic people. 192 crisp white pp, 1.7kgs for post. View more info

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THE WHITE MOUSE

By: WAKE Nancy

Price: $110.00

Publisher: SYDNEY. N.S.W. AUSTRALIA, The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 251216


Book in very good condition with clean, unclipped dust jacket. Internally book pages clean, tightly bound and no inescriptions. Inside front and back boards includes map of Europe with towns and locations noted relevant to Nancy Wake. This is the autobiography of Nancy Wake, an Australian living in Paris at the onset of World War 11 and her subsequent participation as a secret agent and saboteur against the Gestapo. View more info

The Seductive Shoe

By: Walford, Jonathon

Price: $53.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 2007

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 008645


We have been intrigued by the form and function of our footwear for centuries, and for many women shoes are the ultimate objects of desire. In The Seductive Shoe fashion historian Jonathan Walford takes a peek into the shoe closets of the world over the last 400 years, revealing the styles and fashions that have fueled that obsession. Organized chronologically and covering all the significant developments in shoe design, this ravishing book explores how major historical ... View more info

The Country Cooking of France

By: Willan, Anne

Price: $62.00

Publisher: CA, Chronicle Books, U.S.A.: 2007

Seller ID: 009679


Anne Willan Renowned for her cooking school in France and her many best-selling cookbooks, Anne Willan combines years of hands-on experience with extensive research to create a brand new classic. More than 250 recipes range from the time-honored La Truffade, with its crispy potatoes and melted cheese, to the Languedoc specialty Cassoulet de Toulouse, a bean casserole of duck confit, sausage and lamb. And the desserts! Crpes au Caramel et Beurre Sal (crepes with a ... View more info