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1 20th Century Decorating Architecture & Gardens: 80 Years Of Ideas & Pleasure From House & Garden
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1980 0030475813 / 9780030475818 First Hard Cover Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
320 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clippedand has considerable edgewear, including wrinkling, rubbing, chips and tears. There is a 3" piece missing from the front upper edge. Black cloth boards a little bumped at corners. Cloth is torn along lower edge of front board. Two or three small splotches to upper edge of text block. Gift inscription inked to ffep. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w and colour photos. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
2 Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
London Evans Brothers Limited Paperback, stapled Good Octavo 
46 pp. Considerable wear and tear to paper covers. Foxing throughout, but no markings, annotations, etc. Binding (stapled) is solid. Undated, but early 20th century: designs include china cabinets, display cabinets, music cabinets, gramophone cabinets, wireless receiving set cabinets, smoker's cabinet, afterneoon tea cabinet, nursery cabinet, and others. Detailed scale drawings, plans, cutting lists and specific directions provided for each project. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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3 Addison, William English Fairs and Markets
London B. T. Batsford 1953 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Barbara Jones 
viii, 199 pp. Brown cloth boards edgeworn. Library numbers inked to lower part of backstrip. Ffep torn away. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown, library stamps and markings to title and copyright pages and occasionally throughout book. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrations in colour and b/w. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Star Trek Creator: The Authorized Biography of Gene Roddenberry, Alexander, David. Introduction by Majel Barrett Roddenberry
4 Alexander, David. Introduction by Majel Barrett Roddenberry Star Trek Creator: The Authorized Biography of Gene Roddenberry
New York ROC / Penguin 1994 0451454189 / 9780451454188 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Remainder 
599 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; stain to reverse of dj near heel of spine panel. Small dent to upper edge of text block; thick black remainder mark to lower edge. Internally as new. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Visiting Mrs. Nabokov, and Other Excursions, Amis, Martin
5 Amis, Martin Visiting Mrs. Nabokov, and Other Excursions
London Jonathan Cape 1993 0224038249 / 9780224038249 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
274 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint smudging to upper edge of text block. Small, tidy remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. "Fuelled by innumerable cigarettes, Amis provides dazzling portraits of contemporaries and mentors alike: Larkin and Rushdie; Greene and Pritchett; Ballard and Burgess and Nicholson Baker; John Updike -- literally warts and all. And then there's sport. In 'Gutted for Keith', Amis visits the world of darts and its disastrous attempt to clean itself up. An account of dirty tricks in world chess [Karpov v Kasparov 1986] reveals: 'It's not an art. It's a fight. It's a fight.'" 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Blood & Guts: Violence in Sport, Atyeo, Don
6 Atyeo, Don Blood & Guts: Violence in Sport
Stanmore, NSW Cassell Australia 1979 0709200005 / 9780709200000 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
384 pp. Edgewear, including discolouration and short tears, to unclipped dustjacket. Front flap of dj is considerably creased. Faint yellowing and a few stains to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos. Bibliography, index. "Sport has it all: pain and injury, death and destruction, blood and guts, in ever-increasing doses." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Bentley, Nicolas The History Of The Circus
London Michael Joseph 1977 0718115899 / 9780718115890 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
32 pp. Very slight dents to boards, one corner a little bumped. Text block edges a little sunned. Internally unwrinkled, unmarked and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies), Bogard, William
8 Bogard, William The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 0521555612 / 9780521555616 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
207 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Gatefold flaps. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A fascinating exploration of the relation between surveillance (Foucault) and simulation (Baudrillard). Well researched and well wr4itten, it goes beyond other books on surveillance to relate high-tech surveillance systems to concepts in postmodern theories. It is sophisticated theoretically, but it is quite accessible, studded with concrete examples that illustrate the phenomena in question." -- Mark Poster 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Bob Marley An Intimate Portrait by his Mother, Booker, Cedella, with Anthony Winkler
9 Booker, Cedella, with Anthony Winkler Bob Marley An Intimate Portrait by his Mother
London Viking 1996 0670869910 / 9780670869916 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
250 pp. A little edgewear to unclipped dw. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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10 Boyle, David Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life
London Harper Perennial 2004 0007179642 / 9780007179640 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good+ 12mo - 6" - 7" Tall 
315pp + 16pp 'PS' section (interviews etc.). "Where does this New Realism come from? What are its demands and how will it shape our future lives? And what, exactly, does it mean to be truly 'authentic'?" Extremely minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Broderick, Matthew Nuclear Movies: A Filmography
Northcote, Victoria, Australia Post-Modem Publishing 1988 0731646487 / 9780731646487 First Paperback Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
135 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Entire book a little warped from the production process. Illustrated with b/w film clips. Foreword by Dr. Helen Caldicott. "...catalogues for the first time both the imaginary landscapes and documentary fictions employed in popular film and television drama to depict their nuclear themes. More than 500 feature-length movies are described, from over twenty different countries, dating back to, and before, the first atomic explosions." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Pinball One: Illustrated Historical Guide to Pinball Machines Volume 1, Bueschel, Richard M.
12 Bueschel, Richard M. Pinball One: Illustrated Historical Guide to Pinball Machines Volume 1
Wheat Ridge, Colorado, U.S.A. Hoflin Pub Ltd 1988 0866670475 / 9780866670470 First Paperback Good Quarto 
246pp. "Bagatelle to Baffle Ball 1775-1931. The Origins of Pinball and the 'Depression Baby' Boom." 246 pp. Includes "Pinball 1 Price Guide", two stapled sheets, laid in (price guide is worn at edges, not affecting text. Comprehensive reference work on early pinball machines. Internally tight and bright. Covers somewhat worn - creases to edges, corners and spine, small closed tears near spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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13 Burton, Anthony, and Pip Burton The Green Bag Travellers: Britain's First Tourists
London Andre Deutsch 1978 0233967613 / 9780233967615 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
152 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has general and edgewear including staining to the upper edge and some wrinkling. Brown cloth boards very lightly worn along lower edge. Pages uniformly browned around the edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. Copiously illustrated with b/w plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Calendar of Gardeners' Lore Revealing the Secrets of the Walled Kitchen Garden, Campbell, Susan
14 Campbell, Susan A Calendar of Gardeners' Lore Revealing the Secrets of the Walled Kitchen Garden
London Century Publishing 1983 071260247X / 9780712602471 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
128 pp. "Being an unrivalled collection of useful Directions & Observations with the addition of curious Facts & Fantasies relating to the History, Planning, Planting & Management of Walled Kitchen Gardens". Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Brown cloth boards bright and square. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour drawings throughout. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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15 Carpenter, Humphrey Dennis Potter: The Authorized Biography
London Faber & Faber 1998 0571176852 / 9780571176854 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, 672 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped, but is lightly wrinkled along edges. Faint stain to lower edge of text block, two pages slightly creased in production. Illustrated with b/w photos. Heavy book; postage in Australia will be $8.50, please contact us for a quote if you are elsewhere. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning, Carroll, John
16 Carroll, John Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning
Sydney HarperCollins Publishers 1999 0732259908 / 9780732259907 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
280 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "An engaging and lucid look at where Western society is heading as we approach the new millennium. Modern preoccupations such as work, sport, computers, cars and the celebrity cults of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley are sifted through classical themes." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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In Society: The Brideshead Years, Courtney, Nicholas
17 Courtney, Nicholas In Society: The Brideshead Years
London Pavilion Michael Joseph 1986 0907516912 / 9780907516910 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
166 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block; small splotch to fore-edge. Internally as new. Black-and-white plates. "Weaving together extracts from letters, diaries and memoirs of the period with exclusive first-hand accounts by many who recall it, Nicholas Courtney provides a graphic and amusing evocation of Society in the 1920s and the quality of life in its rather loose top drawer." 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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I'm a Little Special: A Muhammad Ali Reader, Early, Gerald (Editor)
18 Early, Gerald (Editor) I'm a Little Special: A Muhammad Ali Reader
London Yellow Jersey Press 1998 0224051547 / 9780224051545 First UK Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
299 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Black-and-white plates. Contributors include: George Plimpton, Jackie Robinson, LeRoi Jones, Norman Mailer, Garry Wills, Hunter S. Thompson, Ishmael Reed, Wole Soyinka, and Joyce Carol Oates, among others. "Muhammad Ali is America's greatest ego. The swiftest embodiment of human intelligence we have had yet, he is the very spirit of the 20th century." -- Norman Mailer 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Ellen and Bert Denker The Rocking Chair Book
New York Mayflower Books Inc 1979 831774185 First Paperback Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 pp. General wear to wraps, including some staining, dents and wrinkles. Spine is sunned but uncreased. Dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. B/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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20 Foner, Philip S. (ed) Mother Jones Speaks: Collected Writings and Speeches
New York Monad 1983 0913460893 / 9780913460894 First Edition Paperback Good- 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
724 pp. Previous owner's ink inscription to title page. Page edges with some light wear. Wraps faded towards spine, with moderate edgewear, lightly bumped corners, and some creasing, particularly on spine. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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