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Simple Science, Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley
161 Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley Simple Science
Great Britain Basil Blackwell Oxford Cloth Good Good Octavo 
688 pp, incl index. DW worn around the edges. Book cover is attractive red cloth with gilt lettering. Both book and price-clipped DW have considerable. Previous owner’s details (dated 1936) inked to front pastedown. A physicist and a zoologist explain science and natural history to young people. Many diagrams and line drawings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Watching Wildlife: Galápagos Islands, Andrew, David
162 Andrew, David Watching Wildlife: Galápagos Islands
Melbourne Lonely Planet 2005 1741042097 / 9781741042092 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
152 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The New Penguin Book of Modern Quotations, Andrews, Robert, editor
163 Andrews, Robert, editor The New Penguin Book of Modern Quotations
London Penguin 2000 0140293078 / 9780140293074 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Large Octavo 
viii, 588. Light wrinkling to edges of unclipped dw. Scuffing to edges of text block (heavier scuffing to lower edge near fore-edge). Internally as new. More than 8,000 quotations from recent times, extensively cross-indexed. "Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books." -- Julian Barnes 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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Hollywood Babylon, Anger, Kenneth
164 Anger, Kenneth Hollywood Babylon
London Arrow Books 1986 0099497808 / 9780099497806 Reprint Paperback Good Small Quarto 
292 pgs. plus index and credits. Cover creased and chipped, stamp (probably remainder mark) on top edge. Pages are very lightly smudged (ink from the printing, probably) along the fore-edges. Otherwise pages are bright, unmarked, and tightly bound. Black-and-white photos throughout. Classic history of Hollywood scandals. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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165 Annas, Julia Plato - A Very Short Introduction
Oxford Oxford University Press 2003 019280216X / 9780192802163 First Soft Cover As New 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
104pp. "In ethics, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and theory of knowledge, Plato's wide-ranging, bold, and influential ideas still challenge us today." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Exploration of Africa: From Cairo to the Cape (New Horizons), Anne Hugon
166 Anne Hugon The Exploration of Africa: From Cairo to the Cape (New Horizons)
London and New York Thames & Hudson Ltd 1993 0500300275 / 9780500300275 Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
175 pp. A little wear to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "'Dr Livingstone, I presume.' Everyone knows Stanley's famous words. But what of the other great explorers of the mysterious interior of Africa? Speke, Grant, Baker, Kingsley: in the space of barely fifty years these extraordinary men and women travelled to the sources of the Nile and tracked the course of the Congo and Zambezi. Yet their achievements led to commercial exploitation and ruthless colonization. This is the story of physical horrors endured, euphoric success, and the dramatic consequences of a momentous meeting of cultures." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne, Annear, Robyn
167 Annear, Robyn Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne
Port Meboume Mandarin 1995 1863953973 / 9781863953979 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
290 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Won the A.A. Phillips Award for Australian Studies in the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. "In her lively and inimitable style, Robyn Annear has overlaid her reinvention of Bearbrass with her own impressions and experiences of the modern city, enabling Melburnians and visitors to rebuild the early township in their minds and remind themselves that there is much more to the capital of the south than carparks, concrete and cappuccino bars." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant, Annear, Robyn
168 Annear, Robyn The Man Who Lost Himself: The Unbelievable Story of the Tichborne Claimant
Melbourne Text 2002 1877008176 / 9781877008177 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
430 pgs. Very slight creasing, scratches and edgewear to cover. Black-and-white illustrations: photos, drawings, maps. Bibliography and index. History of the Wagga butcher, Tom Castro. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Anno's USA, Anno, Mitsumasa
169 Anno, Mitsumasa Anno's USA
London The Bodley Head 1983 0370305701 / 9780370305707 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Quarto 
Unpaginated. Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Corners lightly bumped. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. The wordless pages begin with a lone boatsman, and end with two pages of text, which list a few of the things the keen observer can spot: "children's book characters from Where the Wild Things Are, Make Way for Ducklings, the Little House books, Millions of Cats, the Rabbits' Wedding, The Wizard of Oz, Harry the Dirty Dog and many more; the paintings of George Bingham, Grant Wood, Winslow Homer, Whistler and Wyeth, and a special favourite, Edward Hicks's The Peaceable Kingdom; there are scenes from the film epics Gone with the Wind, Shane and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; and of course America's famous landmarks, from The Capitol Building in Washington to Preservation Hall in New Orleans." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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170 Anno, Mitsumasa Dr. Anno's Magical Midnight Circus
New York John Weatherhill 1979 0834820110 / 9780834820111 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
27 pp. Very faint scratches to illustrated boards. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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To Fight the Wild, Ansell, Rod and Rachel Percy
171 Ansell, Rod and Rachel Percy To Fight the Wild
Freemantle Arts Centre Press 1980 0868190411 / 9780868190419 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Robert Birch 
144 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "'I've been in the bush all my life. Out there you either learn quick or die young,' ran the headlines in August, 1977." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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172 Appignanesi, Lisa; Forrester, John Freud's Women
London Virago 1993 1853817198 / 9781853817199 First Thus Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
563pp. "...a powerful exploration of the impact of women on the development of Freud's ideas and a fascinating analysis of the legacy of these ideas in contemporary fashion." Light yellowing to page edges. Wraps with some edgewear and creasing at corners. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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173 Aquilina, Bernie; Reed, William Lure of the Pearl : Pearl Culture in Australia
Broome, Western Australia Kim Books Publishing 1997 187633200X / 9781876332006 First Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
iv, 135 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A small shallow dent (unbroken) in back cover. Spine uncreased, internally as new. Colour photos throughout. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Luis Buñuel: A Critical Biography, Aranda, Francisco. Translated and edited
174 Aranda, Francisco. Translated and edited Luis Buñuel: A Critical Biography
London Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1975 0436097117 / 9780436097119 First English language Paperback Good Small Octavo 
327 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Upper corners bumped, causing shallow creasing to page corners. Foxing to edges of text block and first few pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. Includes filmography, bibliography, and index of names and film titles. "This English edition has been considerably revised, updated, and enlarged from the original Spanish edition; and the new material includes important Surrealist texts written by Buñuel in the 1920s and never before published in English 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Rumi the Persian, the Sufi: Rebirth in Creativity and Love, Arasteh, A. Reza. Preface by Erich Fromm
175 Arasteh, A. Reza. Preface by Erich Fromm Rumi the Persian, the Sufi: Rebirth in Creativity and Love
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1974 0710078609 / 9780710078605 First British Paperback Good Octavo 
196 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Some dust foxing to upper edge of text block; a little scuffing to lower edge. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Sticker ghosts to inside front cover and first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Bibliography. "A systematic study of Rumi's rebirth into a total being." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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176 Archer, John Twenty-Thirst Century: the future of water in Australia
Pearl Beach, NSW, Australia Pure Water Press 2005 0646445359 / 9780646445359 First Paperback As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
159 pp. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise, Ardal, Pall S.
177 Ardal, Pall S. Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise
Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1966 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library Octavo 
x, 220 pp. Light general and edgewear to red cloth boards. tape shadow across boards and spine. Upper edge of text block tinted red. "Cancelled" stamps to lower and fore edges. Library sticker to front pastedown; pencilled note to rear eps. The only other library impedimenta are stamps to copyright page and rear flyleaf, and a pocket pasted to the rear flyleaf, with a little offsetting from the "cancelled" stamp on that page over on the last page of the index. Internally bright, unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. Small colour portrait of Hume tipped in to title page. Edinburgh University Publications: History, Philosophy, and Economics 21. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The School of Whoredom, Aretino, Pietro. Foreword by Paul Bailey
178 Aretino, Pietro. Foreword by Paul Bailey The School of Whoredom
London Hesperus Press 2003 1843910365 / 9781843910367 First Thus Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
92 pp. Light shelfwear, including a tiny dent to upper edge of back cover; all else as new. Gatefold flaps. Within Australia, postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. "Becoming a whore is no career for fools, well I know it, and I won't be hurried in your case; it calls for more than lifting your skirts and saying, 'Come -- I'm coming,' if you don't want to close up shop the day it opens." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Secret Life of Nuns, Aretino, Pietro. Translated by Andrew Brown
179 Aretino, Pietro. Translated by Andrew Brown The Secret Life of Nuns
London Hesperus Press 2004 1843911027 / 9781843911029 First Thus Paperback Near Fine Small Octavo 
72 pp. Light shelfwear; all else as new. Gatefold flaps. Within Australia, postage will be lowered to $2.00 upon receipt of order. "My dear Antonia, nuns, married women and whores are like a crossroads; the minute you come up to one, you spend ages wondering which way to turn." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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180 Ariston, Michael Junkyard Bloom
Hobart Michael Ariston 1997 0646331477 / 9780646331478 First Paperback Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
135 pp. Cover a little worn and dented, but not creased. Small stain to front edge. Pages crisp, clean and tightly bound. Poems and explanatory notes. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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