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Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes, Alderson, Brian (editor)
121 Alderson, Brian (editor) Cakes and Custard: Children's Rhymes
London Heinemann 1974 0434926000 / 9780434926008 First Hard Cover Good Good Large Octavo Helen Oxenbury 
156 pp + index of first lines. Considerable general and edgewear, including foxing, to price-clipped dustjacket. Splotches to upper edge of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper; gift note opposite half title. Decorated endpapers. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Wonderful colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Familiar nursery rhymes with interesting historical variations. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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122 Aldiss, Brian Earthworks
London New English Library 1974 Paperback Good+ 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
126pp. Spine, corners creased. Edges browning. Edgewear. 
Price: 6.00 AUD
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Somewhere East of Life, Aldiss, Brian W.
123 Aldiss, Brian W. Somewhere East of Life
London Flamingo 1995 000654763x / 9780006547631 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
390 pp. Corners very slightly curled. Long shallow crease to back cover. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Twinkling of an Eye: Or, My Life as an Englishman, Aldiss, Brian W.
124 Aldiss, Brian W. The Twinkling of an Eye: Or, My Life as an Englishman
New York St. Martin's Press 1999 0312193467 / 9780312193461 First US Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
484 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A few speckles to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Index. "Packs all the punch of his finest fiction and creates one of the most subtly entertaining characters of our age." -- The Times 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Doctor with Wings, Aldous, Allan
125 Aldous, Allan Doctor with Wings
Leicester Brockhampton Press First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo Roger Payne 
126 pp. Considerable general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Light general and edgewear to boards. Foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. Remains of prize sticker or bookplate still attached to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations, includiong a map of Flying Doctor bases, in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in Outback Australia. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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British Buses Since 1900 (Ian Allan Transport Library), Aldridge, John, and Stephen Morris
126 Aldridge, John, and Stephen Morris British Buses Since 1900 (Ian Allan Transport Library)
Shepperton, Surrey Ian Allen Ltd 2000 071102703X / 9780711027039 Combined Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
268 pp. Light general and edgewear (creasing) to unclipped dj. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. All else as new. "First published as a two-volume history (before 1945 and since 1945), this combined volume is updated to bring the story up to the end of the 20th century." Black-and-white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Star Trek Creator: The Authorized Biography of Gene Roddenberry, Alexander, David. Introduction by Majel Barrett Roddenberry
127 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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128 Alexander, K. C. Peasant Organisations in South India
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1981 Paperback Good 8v 
232 pp. Wear to wraps including creases to lower front cover. Very minor damage to fore-edge, where pages have been torn rather than cut (damage does not affect text at all). Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais, Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington
129 Allais, Alphonse. Selected, translated and introduced by Miles Kington A Wolf in Frog's Clothing: The Best of Alphonse Allais
London Methuen 1983 0413526801 / 9780413526809 Reprint Paperback Good Duodecimo Ronald Searle (cover) 
xiv, 159. Light general and edgewear to covers. Spine uncreased. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally uncreased, unmarked, solidly bound. "Allais stands, along with Jarry, at the head of the most dazzling and highly educated tradition of French humour, as witty as it is whimsical." -- The New Statesman 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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130 Allan, William The British Empire - No 72 - The Army at Ease Military Manners at Home and Abroad
London TimeLife/BBC 1973 Magazine Good 
30cm X 23cm. Part of a 98-volume series. 
Price: 4.00 AUD
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131 Allegro, John Lost Gods
London Sphere / Abacus 1978 0722104928 / 9780722104927 Reprint Paperback Fair Duodecimo 
208 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Although spine is "cracked" between pgs. 100 and 101, no pages are loose and binding is otherwise solid. Yellowing to edges of text block. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The End of the Road, Allegro, John M
132 Allegro, John M The End of the Road
London Macgibbon & Kee 1970 0261631985 / 9780261631984 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
184 pp. Light edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. A little discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. "Explores the shattering implications of the author's theory that Christianity springs directly from an ancient Near Eastern fertility cult." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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My Life as a Fish, Allen, Paul
133 Allen, Paul My Life as a Fish
Hobart, Tasmania Paul Allen 2007 0646478729 / 9780646478722 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Paul Allenxi, 
xi, 238 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings by the author. An impressionistic account of the author's recovery from severe brain injury. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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134 Allen, Paula Gunn, editor Voice of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1900-1970
New York Ballantine Books / Random House 1994 0345375262 / 9780345375261 First Hard Cover Good + Good + Octavo 
xii, 319 pp. Creasing and edgewear to unclipped dj. Light edgewear to boards. Slight scuffing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Anthology. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Theater of Sleep: An Anthology of Literary Dreams, Almansi, Guido, and Claude Béguin
135 Almansi, Guido, and Claude Béguin Theater of Sleep: An Anthology of Literary Dreams
Picador 1987 0330289462 / 9780330289467 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
383 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Bringing together a wide selection of dreams drawn from the literature of all ages and many cultures, from Aristotle and Apollinaire to Bob Dylan, Proust, Vonnegut and Wagner, some of which have been translated into English for the first time, with every piece put in its literary and historical context, this is a hugely entertaining work of some of the most bizarre, imaginative and perplexing passages ever written." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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136 Almond, Brenda The Philosophical Quest
London Penguin 1988 0140130764 / 9780140130768 Reprint Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
205pp. "...an ideal introduction to all the central topics in philosophy complete with a full reading list for each chapter." Light foxing to top page edge, light yellowing to page edges and margins. Wraps with very light general and edgewear. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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137 Almqvist, Bertil The Vasa Saga
Belgium Bonniers Junior Forlag AB 1990 9148390933 / 9789148390938 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
23 pp. Corners of illustrated laminated boards a little bumped. Internally unmarked, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb : And the Architecture of an American Myth, Alperovitz, Gar, et al.
138 Alperovitz, Gar, et al. The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb : And the Architecture of an American Myth
London Harper Collins 1995 0002556146 / 9780002556149 First UK Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Large Octavo 
xiv, 847 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dj. Short (1 cm) shallow scratch to lower edge of front cover and just a little faint dusting to upper edge of text block. All else as new. "A masterpiece of historical archaeology which at last recovers the remains of the truth from the elaborate ruins of the Cold War." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History), Alter, Stephen G.
139 Alter, Stephen G. Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History)
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins University Press 1998 0801858828 / 9780801858826 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
193 pp. As new. List of [b/w] illustrations. Notes. Essay on Sources. Index. "Anyone who is fascinated by diagrams showing the genealogy of the Indo-European family of languages, typically shown on the inside cover of dictionaries, and who enjoys noting instances of convergence between the sciences and humanities, will like this short, elegantly written book. It draws expertly both on Charles Darwin's theoretical notebooks and on recent scholarship in the history of linguistics." -- Sandra Herbert 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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140 Alves, Stan, with Col Davies Sacked Coach
Melbourne Crown Content 2002 1863503978 / 9781863503976 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author
viii, 292 pp. Light general wear to wraps and edges, including light crease to upper front corner. Uniform (very pale) yellowing around margins. Inscribed and dated by Stan Alves. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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