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Student's Guide to Roman Law (Justinian and Gaius)

by Chalmers, Dalzell; and Barnes, L.H

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Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$75.00

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London: Butterworth and Co, 1907. xxxi, 323 pages plus 13-page index. Publisher's advertisements on endpapers. Original crimson cloth with black titling on the spine; rounded corners. Spine slightly sunned.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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AU$75.00
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Games Played in the London International Chess Tournament, 1883

by Minchin, J.I. (editor)

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Published
1883
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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AU$395.00

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London: Jas Wade, 1883. 24.8cm x 16.5cm. lvi, 371 pages. Details (including notes) of all the games played by J.H. Zukertort, W. Steinitz, J.H. Blackburne, M. Tchigorin, B. Englisch. G. H. Mackenzie, J. Mason, S. Rosenthal, S. Winawer, H.E. Bird, J. Mortimer, Dr Noa, A. Sellman, and the Rev A.B. Skipworth. Also a selection of games played in the Vizayanagaram… Read more
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AU$395.00
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How to be a Real Witch

by Gray, Deborah

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780732268411
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AU$45.00

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Sydney: HarperCollins, 2001. xii, 242 pages. Many b/w illustrations. Pictorial card wrappers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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AU$45.00
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The Good Housekeeping Toddlers' Book

by Anonymous

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Condition
Very Good
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AU$30.00

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Sydney: National Magazine Co 18.2 x 12.5cm booklet. Not dated (about 1950). 136 pages. Many b/w photos and text illustrations. Interesting advertisements. Index. Pictorial card wrappers (staplebound). Covers lightly worn. *Includes chapters on children's diet, clothes, nursery ailments, and physical and mental development.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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AU$30.00
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Great Chess Upsets

by Reshevsky, Samuel

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.K. edition
ISBN
9780571110315
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AU$40.00

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London: Faber and Faber, 1976. 312 pages. Many chess diagrams. Indices. The dustwrapper spine is slightly sunned.. 1st U.K. edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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AU$40.00
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Annual Customs and Festivals in Peking

by Tun, Li-Ch'en; and Bodde, Derk (translation and annotations)

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition Reprint
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AU$55.00

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1968. Small quarto. xxviii, 147 pages. Maps on endpapers. Many b/w text illustrations, two tipped-in colour plates and one folding colour illustration. Appendices, bibliography and index. *This is the second printing (with minor corrections) of the 2nd edition. Only 1000 copies were printed.. 2nd Edition Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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AU$55.00
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New York: Promontory Press Not dated (1970s). xxxviii, 508 pages. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf (dated 1976). *Originally published in London in 1775, this is a 1970s reprint of the 1930 American edition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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AU$60.00
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The Australian Trotter and Pacer

by Porter, Kim

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
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AU$60.00

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The Author, 1969. 122 pages. B/w photo plates. Scarce. . Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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AU$60.00
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Die Elegante Frau: Eine Sittenschilderung Vom Rokoko Bis Zur Gegenwart Von

by Aretz, Gertrude

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$55.00

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Leipzig: Grethlein and Co, 1929. 402 pages. Colour frontispiece and 62 other plates, seven of which are hand-coloured. Original gilt decorated turquoise cloth in a worn and used dustwrapper. The text is in German. *This beautifully illustrated work is a history of feminine elegance, from the mid-eighteenth century to the end of the 1920s.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.… Read more
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AU$55.00
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The First Time in History. Two Years in Russia's New Life

by Strong, Anna Louise

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Australian Edition
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AU$50.00

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Melbourne: Chaucer Library, 1925. 249 pages. Preface by Trotsky. Several words underlined in ink on page 83. Original blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and upper board. Edges slightly spotted. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf. The bottom inch or so of the lower panel (back cover) of the dustwrapper is torn away. An eight-page "free advertisement" for the… Read more
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AU$50.00
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Modern Interiors in Europe and America

by Hoffmann, Herbert

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$120.00

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London: The Studio, 1930. Quarto. viii, 208 pages plus 4-page list or artists and photographers. 292 b/w photo illustrations. Original red cloth (lightly rubbed at extremities) with titling on the spine and upper board. Slightly water affected. Scarce.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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AU$120.00
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Illustrated Guide to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, with a Plan

by MacMillan, H.F

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
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AU$120.00

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Colombo: Plate and Co, 1906. 17.6cm x 22.8cm (oblong ). 40 pages plus 4-page index and 12 pages of advertisements. Many b/w photo illustrations. Fold-out colour map (slightly worn) inside the front cover. Index. Stapled pictorial card wrappers. "With the author's compliments" written on the half-title page. Rare. *The author was curator at Peradeniya, in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). . Soft… Read more
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AU$120.00
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Rocky Mountains

by Smythe, Frank S

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Published
1948
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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AU$50.00

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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1948. Quarto. 149 pages. Map and 64 plates (including 16 in colour). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.
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AU$50.00
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Academic Capitalism. Politics, Policies, and the Entrepreneurial University

by Slaughter, Sheila; and Leslie, Larry L

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780801862588
Item Price
AU$35.00

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Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1999. 276 pages. Appendix and index. . First Paperback Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine.
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AU$35.00
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Australian Sea Turtles. Their Natural History and Conservation

by Bustard, Robert

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Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002121613
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AU$25.00

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London: Collins, 1972. 220pp. Map on endpapers. Many b/w photos and text illusts. Appendix and index. Fine in like dustwrapper.. First Edition.
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AU$25.00
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The British Motor Industry 1896-1939. A Social and Economic History

by Richardson, Keith; and O'Gallagher, C.N

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333219256
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AU$45.00

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London: Macmillan, 1977. xiii, 258 pages. Many b/w photos. Appendix, notes and index. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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AU$45.00
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Australian Steamships Past and Present

by Gregory, Dickson

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Published
1928
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$330.00

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London: The Richards Press, 1928. 260pp. Quarto. Six coloured plates (from paintings by the author) and 276 b/w illusts. Appendix and index. Top edge gilt. Original blue cloth with gilt titling on the spine and gilt titling and gilt steamship decoration on upper board. Spine very slightly sunned. Rare. *"In 1831 the Sophia Jane, 256 gross tonnage and 50h.p., created… Read more
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AU$330.00
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The Donald Duck Book

by Disney, Walt

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Condition
Good
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AU$110.00

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No Place: Birn Brothers Not dated (late 1930s). Small quarto. Not paginated. Colour frontispiece and many b/w drawings by Disney. Pictorial endpapers. Pictorial boards (worn at edges) with cloth spine (slightly damaged). Several of the thick-paper pages have short closed tears. Generally very clean internally. Scarce. *Features Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse and Minnie.. Hard Cover. Good.
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AU$110.00
image of Chidley's Answer to the Sex Problem. A Squint at the Life and Theories of William James Childley, and the Reactions of Society Towards His Unorthodox Views

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Dubbo: Review Publications, 1971. 90 pages. B/w illustrationss. Pictorial card wrappers (staple-bound). *The last section of this booklet contains a complete reprint of one of the several editions of Chidley's "The Answer".. First Edition. Very Good.
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AU$25.00
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The Collection of 1992 Australian Stamps

by Stamps

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Item Price
AU$27.50

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Np: Australia Post, 1992. Quarto. 56 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. Complete with all stamps inserted. Leatherette boards with gilt titling on spine and upper boards. Fine in like slipcase. *Features include: native animals; thinking of you; wetlands and waterways; Australians under fire; International Space Year; vineyard regions; Landcare; Olympic Games; opening of Sydney Harbour tunnel; desert gold; centenary of… Read more
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AU$27.50
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