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Keith Haring: Heaven And Hell, Adriani, Gotz, editor
1 Adriani, Gotz, editor Keith Haring: Heaven And Hell
Germany Hatje Cantz 2002 3775710825 / 9783775710824 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Quarto 
200 pp. Tiny chips to corners of unclipped dj. Book is as new. Catalogue of the 2001-2002 Karlsruhe and Rotterdam exhibitions. Essays by Ralph Melcher, David Galloway, Andreas Schalhorn, Giorgio Verzotti, Ulrike Gehring and texts by Keith Haring. 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Love Poems. A Bilingual Edition, Amichai, Yehuda
2 Amichai, Yehuda Love Poems. A Bilingual Edition
Tel Aviv Schocken 9651900776 / 9789651900778 Reprint Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 12 mo Inscribed by Author
viii, 129 pp. Inscribed and dated (2000) by Yehuda Amichai on first page (English language side). Letter laid in, describing how Amichai's signature was obtained by an Israeli bookseller. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers, Baedeker, Karl
3 Baedeker, Karl Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig Baedeker 1924 19th Revised Edition Flexi Good No Jacket 16mo 
482 pp + 64-pp appendix. Light edgewear to red composite blind-stamped boards. Bright gilt lettering to backstrip and upper board. All edges marbled. Binding is solid throughout. Despite corners being rounded, lower front corner is a little bumped and frayed. Small tear to upper corner of title page. Some of the maps have been unfolded and folded many times, and have quite a bit of wrinkling and occasional small tears; the worst is a closed 2-1/2" tear to the first map. Original bookseller's stamp (Brentano's, Booksellers & Stationers, 37, Avenue de l'Opera, Paris) to rear pastedown. Internally unmarked. With 66 maps and plans. Two bound-in placekeeping ribbons, a little ragged at the ends. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Capturing Time: Panoramas of old Australia, Barnard, Edwin
4 Barnard, Edwin Capturing Time: Panoramas of old Australia
Canberra National Library of Australia 2012 0642277508 / 9780642277503 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Landscape Quarto 
180 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of boards bumped. Tiny creases to upper page corners. All else as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "Centred around a collection of fascinating panoramas made between the 1820s and the 1930s, Capturing Time takes you on a journey back through the years to walk the streets of Sydney when it was the convicts' capital, to gold rush Melbourne and to lonely Perth struggling to establish a toehold on the continent's remote western frontier. All of the nation's capitals are included in a collection that offers a unique view of Australia's past." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Planet Zoo: One Hundred Animals We Can't Afford to Lose, Barnes, Simon
5 Barnes, Simon Planet Zoo: One Hundred Animals We Can't Afford to Lose
London Orion 2000 185881488X / 9781858814889 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Quarto Alan Marks 
264 pp. "...presents us with a challenging, at times highly emotive, account of 100 animals threatened by extinction and in need of human help as we enter the new millennium. Each chapter presents us afresh with the knock-on effect of the animal's likely disappearance: how the future of the planet itself ultimately depends on the creatures that live on it. ...Alan Marks's beautiful, detailed watercolours make this a spectacular book to look at." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art, Braun, Barbara
6 Braun, Barbara Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art
New York Harry N. Abrams 2000 0810929473 / 9780810929470 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
339 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Maps, time chart, selected bibliography, time chart. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "This is a truly marvelous book. Barbara Braun welds together fresh insights and impeccable scholarship, and expresses both with clarity and grace, while establishing original, now unbreakable connections between the art and architecture of the ancient Americas and the arts of the modern era. I learned something new on every page." -- Pete Hamill. A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Aliya: Stories of the Elephants of Sri Lanka, Cannon, Teresa, and Peter Davis. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
7 Cannon, Teresa, and Peter Davis. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke Aliya: Stories of the Elephants of Sri Lanka
Ferntree Gully, Victoria Australia Airavata Press 1995 064621408X / 9780646214085 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Folio 
xii, 179 pp. A little shallow scuffing and creasing to unclipped dj. Shallow scratches to lower (rear) panel. Faint yellowing to upper edge of text block. All else as new. "...(E)xtensively researched and lavishly illustrated. The authors take us from the ancient beliefs through the colonial periods and into modern times." 
Price: 43.00 AUD
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True History of the Kelly Gang, Carey, Peter
8 Carey, Peter True History of the Kelly Gang
St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 2001 0702233218 / 9780702233210 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
401 pp. Glassine dw is unclipped, but has two or three tiny but sharp creases at extremities of backstrip. Quarter-cloth binding with edgewear to base of spine. Light discolouration to upper edge of text block. Deckled fore-edge. Internally as new. "This celebratory edition has been produced to commemorate Peter Carey winning the 2001 Booker Prize." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Carroll, Lewis
9 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
London Penguin Classics 2012 0141197307 / 9780141197302 First Thus Hard Cover Fine No Jacket Square Octavo Yayoi Kusama 
181 pp. As new. "I, Kusama, am the modern Alice in Wonderland." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy: An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford, Castelvetro, Giacomo. Foreword by Jane Grigson. Translated with an introduction by Gillian Riley
10 Castelvetro, Giacomo. Foreword by Jane Grigson. Translated with an introduction by Gillian Riley The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy: An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford
London Viking 1989 067082724x / 9780670827244 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
175 pp. Very light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Small faint splotch to half-title page. All else as new. Colour and b/w illustrations. Published in conjunction with the British Museum, Natural History. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Bérétara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific, Cochrane, Susan
11 Cochrane, Susan Bérétara: Contemporary Art of the Pacific
Noumea and Sydney Nganjila Centre culturel Tjibaou and Halstead Press 2001 1875684328 / 9781875684328 First English language Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Quarto 
200 pp. Light creasing to ends of spine panel of unclipped dj. Book is as new. "...the first book to introduce the general reader and the specialist to the whole range of new Pacific art. Works and movements are illustrated in all their colour and energy, and explained in a text both lucid and thought provoking." Map, index, bibliography, list of exhibition catalogues. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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At Home in Australia, Conrad, Peter
12 Conrad, Peter At Home in Australia
London Thames & Hudson 2003 0500511411 / 9780500511411 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Quarto 
256 pp. Social, psychological and cultural history of Australia. 205 illustrations from the National Gallery of Australia, 25 in colour. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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How to Cook a Galah: Celebrating Australia's Culinary Heritage, Dyson, Laurel
13 Dyson, Laurel How to Cook a Galah: Celebrating Australia's Culinary Heritage
South Melbourne Lothian Books 2002 0734403968 / 9780734403964 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
256 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. List of Sources; Index. Among the recipes rewritten for today's cooks are Jerrawangala Honey Cakes, Ladies' Cabbage, Ginger Leaf Barramundi, Red Back Spider, Gatherer's Oysters, Tropical Tabouleh, many more. "A real revelation, both fascinating and entertaining. Investigates our roots, what we would have learnt from the Indigenous people, and how we have been shaped by the many communities who have settled on our shores." -- Margaret Fulton 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson, Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield
14 Falkiner, Suzanne, and Alan Oldfield Lizard Island: The Journey of Mary Watson
Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin 2000 1865084735 / 9781865084732 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Quarto Alan Oldfield 
235 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a little yellowing to the flaps. All else as new. Full-page colour plates of the paintings. "Previous versions of the story, often fanciful, have given little attention to Aboriginal and Chinese aspects of the events." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The New World of Mr Tompkins, Gamow, George. Fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard
15 Gamow, George. Fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard The New World of Mr Tompkins
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1999 0521630096 / 9780521630092 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo Mike Edwards 
257 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A couple of nearly invisible scuffs to dustjacket. Small, very faint stain to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Glossary. "If you read it for the physics, you'll find a charming tale of adventure and romance. If you read it for the story, you'll find the hottest, latest, weirdest and most wonderful bits of physics as a backdrop -- all explained in the clearest possible way. Whichever way you approach it, you are in for an eye-opening treat." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Gieves & Hawkes No. 1 Savile Row, London 1785-1985: The Story of a Tradition, Gieve, David W.
16 Gieve, David W. Gieves & Hawkes No. 1 Savile Row, London 1785-1985: The Story of a Tradition
Portsmouth Gieves & Hawkes 1985 0851193374 / 9780851193373 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
122 pp. Very light edgewear and a little scuffing to blue boards. A little faint foxing to half-title; light yellowing to outer edges of page margins. All else as new. All edges gilt; blue placekeeping ribbon bound in. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Includes three appendices and the Gieves family tree. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Good Things, Grigson, Jane
17 Grigson, Jane Good Things
London The Folio Society 2009 First Thus Hard Cover Fine No Jacket (as issued) Quarto Alice Tait 
333 pp. Fine in near-fine slipcase. Very light scuffing to slipcase. Coloured endpapers. Colour plates. Conversion tables, Index. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Tower Menagerie: Being the Amazing True Story of the Royal Collection of Wild and Ferocious Beasts, Hahn, Daniel
18 Hahn, Daniel The Tower Menagerie: Being the Amazing True Story of the Royal Collection of Wild and Ferocious Beasts
London Simon & Schuster Ltd 2003 0743220811 / 9780743220811 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
260 pp. Extremely light scuffing to upper edges of dj and text block. All else as new. Illustrated endpapers. Black-and-white drawings in the text; colour and b/w plates. A note on sources, Index. "...Both an intriguing survey of our changing attitudes to animals and a hugely entertaining canter through six centuries of British history." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Babies, Haring, Keith
19 Haring, Keith Babies
Bulfinch Press 2000 0821226746 / 9780821226742 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Square 12mo 
As new. 43 colour illustrations. "There is nothing negative about a baby, ever." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dance, Haring, Keith
20 Haring, Keith Dance
Boston, New York, London Bulfinch Press 2000 0821225553 / 9780821225554 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Landscape 12vo 
Unpaginated. Very light fading to unclipped dj. Small faint grey spot to front pastedown. All else as new. "With a simple, fluid line Haring created energetic dancing characters ranging from hip-hopping chickens to a ballerina in full arabesque... These works still communicate to us with great verve the joy of motion." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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