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Gieves & Hawkes No. 1 Savile Row, London 1785-1985: The Story of a Tradition, Gieve, David W.
21 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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Childhood Is Hell, Groening, Matt
22 Groening, Matt Childhood Is Hell
London HarperCollins 2004 0007180268 / 9780007180264 Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Very slight scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Love Is Hell, Groening, Matt
23 Groening, Matt Love Is Hell
London HarperCollins 2004 0007179049 / 9780007179046 Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Very slight scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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School Is Hell, Groening, Matt
24 Groening, Matt School Is Hell
London HarperCollins 2004 0007179243 / 9780007179244 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Very slight scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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School Is Hell, Groening, Matt
25 Groening, Matt School Is Hell
New York Pantheon Books 1987 0394750918 / 9780394750910 First Thus Paperback, stapled Good 
Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. One or two small splotches to margins. Otherwise unmarked, solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Road to Hell, Groening, Matt
26 Groening, Matt The Road to Hell
London HarperCollins 2004 0007180233 / 9780007180233 Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Very slight scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Work Is Hell, Groening, Matt
27 Groening, Matt Work Is Hell
London HarperCollins 2004 0007181302 / 9780007181308 Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Very slight scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Work Is Hell, Groening, Matt
28 Groening, Matt Work Is Hell
London Warner Books 1997 0751520489 / 9780751520484 Reprint Paperback Good Square Octavo 
Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Cute, Quaint, Hungry And Romantic: The Aesthetics Of Consumerism, Harris, Daniel
29 Harris, Daniel Cute, Quaint, Hungry And Romantic: The Aesthetics Of Consumerism
Da Capo Press 2001 0306810476 / 9780306810473 Second Printing Paperback Near Fine Small Octavo 
270 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "From teddy bears to Mars Bars to Leonardo DiCaprio, this is the refuse of consumerism unflinchingly -- and very entertainingly -- observed." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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30 Hewison, Robert Monty Python the Case Against
London Eyre Methuen 1981 0413486605 / 9780413486608 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
96 pp. Very light edgewear to glossy wraps, which are a little sunned. Internally as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Bob Dylan: Stolen Moments, Heylin, Clinton
31 Heylin, Clinton Bob Dylan: Stolen Moments
Romford, Essex Wanted Man Publications 1988 0947730060 / 9780947730062 First Paperback Good Octavo 
xxii, 407 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Creasing and curling to corners of covers and pages (not affecting text). spine uncreased. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. "This book is the result of 6 years research and documents events from Dylan's birth until the end of 1987." This paperback edition limited to 2,700 copies. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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In the Arms of Morpheus - The Tragic History of Laudanum, Morphine and Patent Medications, Hodgson, Barbara
32 Hodgson, Barbara In the Arms of Morpheus - The Tragic History of Laudanum, Morphine and Patent Medications
Vancouver Greystone Books 2001 1550548697 / 9781550548693 First Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
152 pp. "Thoroughly researched and lavishly illustrated with photographs, engravings, advertisements, movie stills and covers from pulp magazines and dime novels, ... provides an eye-opening account of medical opium that is fascinating and uncomfortably close to home." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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33 Jones, Dylan iPod, Therefore I Am: A Personal Journey Through Music
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2005 139780297848752 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
viii, 342 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped and has only very slight wrinkling at extremities of backstrip panel. Book very slightly canted, otherwise as new. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Robots and Spaceships (Taschen Icons Series), Kitahara, Teruhisa, and Yukio Shimizu
34 Kitahara, Teruhisa, and Yukio Shimizu Robots and Spaceships (Taschen Icons Series)
Köln Taschen 2001 3822855669 / 9783822855669 First Limp Wrappers Near Fine No Jacket 12 mo 
191 pp. Two or three tiny chips to corners and upper edge of spine. All else as new. Colour photos throughout. From Mr. Kitihara's Toy Museums. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Fiction and the Reading Public, Leavis, Q. D.
35 Leavis, Q. D. Fiction and the Reading Public
London Chatto & Windus 1965 Reissue Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
348 pp. Board corners a little curled, strange ghostly polkadots to back board. Dust foxing to upper edge of text block; a little scuffing to lower edge. Two or three light pencil underlinings in Introduction, all else seems to be unmarked. Solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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36 Lennon, John and Paul McCartney Lennon & McCartney, 50 Great Songs. All Organs Edition
London Northern Songs Ltd Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
128 pp. Wraps worn and scuffed. Crease to back cover, spine sunned. Page edges a little grubby, with three or four dog-eared pages. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. All Organs Edition. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Childhood in Contemporary Cultures, Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors)
37 Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors) Childhood in Contemporary Cultures
Chicago and London University of Chicago Press 1974 0226515079 / 9780226515076 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
471 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. List of illustrations; Index. "The 14 contributors explore childhood behavior in many cultures -- from the old Polish ghetto to Bali, contemporary Russia, Western Europe, and America. Here are studies of parents and children in a French park; of Soviet child-rearing literature; of a classical Chinese children's tale; of German schoolchildren's compositions on moral themes; and of a range of child heroes in contemporary American and European films." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A History of the English Public House, Monckton, Herbert Anthony
38 Monckton, Herbert Anthony A History of the English Public House
London The Bodley Head 1969 0370004507 / 9780370004501 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo Roy Spencer (jacket) 
175 pp. Light general wear to price-clipped dw, including rubbing, foxing, small chips and short tears. Just a little edgewear to red boards. Foxing to edges of text block. A little offsetting to eps; Bookseller's sticker (Henry Sotheran, London) and prev. owner's inked note to front pastedown. Internally bright, unmarked, uncreased and soldily bound. Illustrated with diagrams and charts in the text, and b/w plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Ballroom Dancing, Moore, Alex
39 Moore, Alex Ballroom Dancing
London Pitman Publishing 1976 02730381X Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
324pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket Slight foxing on top edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. Diagrams of dance steps. "Illustrates and describes in detail the steps of the Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango. Popular dances such as the Viennese Waltz and Rhythm Dancing are also included, in addition to Ballroom Novelty Dances and Games. Other sections deal with Amateur Medal Tests, Competition Dancing, Expression in Dancing, and the practical side of teaching." 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Zoo Culture, Mullan, Bob
40 Mullan, Bob Zoo Culture
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd 1987 0297792229 / 9780297792222 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
171 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in plates. Bibliography, index. "...Examines the cultural phenomenon of zoos: why do people go to zoos? What are the arguments for conserving animals? Why is the panda so universally popular? What role did zoos play in the ancient world? What views of society can we discover from looking at the sometimes exotic, sometimes naturalistic, architecture of zoos? Does a zoo educate like a natural history museum or merely entertain like a circus show?" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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