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A History of the English Public House, Monckton, Herbert Anthony
41 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
42 Moore, Alex Ballroom Dancing
London Pitman Publishing 1976 02730381X Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - 6" - 7" 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
43 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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44 Occhiogrosso Inside Spinal Tap
London Abacus 1992 034910459X / 9780349104591 Revised Paperback Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
113 pgs. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. Edges of text block just yellowing. Internally clean and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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45 Opie, Robert Remember When: A nostalgic trip through the consumer era
London Mitchell Beazley / Octopus 2001 1840005688 / 9781840005684 Reprint Paperback Very Good Quarto 
207 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with color photos of hundreds of consumer items from the Victorians through the 1990s. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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46 Owen, Michael (Introduction by Sir Alec Guinness Artists in Camera: A Gallery of Star Portraits by Photographer Roy Jones
London Prion 1989 1853750360 / 9781853750366 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Good + Quarto Roy Jones 
167 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not clipped but has light edgewear and a small closed tear to lower panel at base of spine. A few faint speckles to upper edge of text block. Full-page b/w photos of over 80 performing artists, visual artists and writers, including David Hockney, Marcello Mastroianni, Tennessee Williams, Placido Domingo, Meryl Streep, Rudolf Nureyev, Julie Walters and James Baldwin. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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47 Peters, Stephen What A Long, Strange Trip: The Stories Behind Every Grateful Dead Song, 1965-1995
Carlton 1989 1858684641 / 9781858684642 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256 pp. Colour and B&W photos/illustrations throughout. Light edgewear and scuffing to wraps. Light crease to back cover. Internally clean, unwrinkled. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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48 Placksin, Sally Jazzwomen 1900 to the Present Their Words, Lives and Music
London, Sydney Pluto Press 1985 0745300898 / 9780745300894 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
332 pp. Light general and edgewear to wraps. Edges of text block yellowed and a little foxed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 16 pages of b/w photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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49 Polsky, Ned Hustlers, Beats and Others
Harmondsworth Pelican / Penguin 1971 0140212949 / 9780140212945 Reprint Paperback Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
216 pp. General wear to wraps. Edges of text block are yellowed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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50 Posener, Jill Spray It Loud
London Pandora Press 1986 0863581005 / 9780863581007 Reprint Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
96 pp. B&W photos throughout. Photographs of subversive graffiti art, often applied to billboards. Corners bumped. Wraps with edgewear, particularly at spine and corners. Small area of damage to top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Brimstone & Treacle, Potter, Sarah
51 Potter, Sarah Brimstone & Treacle
London Quartet 1982 0704334143 / 9780704334144 First Edition Paperback Very Good Quarto 
111 pp. Light wear and discolouration to covers. Internally clean and tightly bound. Colour and b/w photos throughout. Novelisation of the Sting film by Sarah Potter, daughter of Dennis Potter. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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52 Pribram, E. Deidre Female Spectators; Looking at Film and Television
London/New York Verso 1988 0860919226 / 9780860919223 First Paperback Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, 200 pp. B&W plates section. Essays by Linda Williams, Jeanne Allen, Michelle Citron, Christine Gledhill, Jacqueline Bobo, Jackie Byars, E. Ann Kaplan, Alile Sharon Larkin, Teresa de Lauretis. Very light foxing to page edges. Wraps with some edgewear, light creasing at corners and spine. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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53 Rojek, Chris Ways of Escape: Modern Transformations in Leisure and Travel
London The Macmillan Press Ltd 1993 033347578X / 9780333475782 Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, 251 pp. Light general wear to wraps and edges. Spine uncreased. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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54 Rose, Hilary, and Steven Rose, editors Alas, Poor Darwin : Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology
London Vintage / Random House 2001 0099283190 / 9780099283195 First Paperback Paperback Good + Small Octavo 
292 pp. Very light general wear to illustrated wraps. Edges of text block a little discoloured; unobtrusive orange remainder mark to lower edge. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Theatre of the London Fairs in the Eighteenth Century, Rosenfeld, Sybil
55 Rosenfeld, Sybil The Theatre of the London Fairs in the Eighteenth Century
London Cambridge University Press 1960 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
xii, 194 pp. Chips at ends of backstrip panel, a few closed tears and some wrinkling along edges and general wear (a little rubbing and staining) to price-clipped dw. Cloth boards are clean but a little worn along edges. Corners very lightly bumped. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "(This) account is a necessary supplement to the theatrical history of the eighteenth century". 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Cults: From Bacchus to Heaven's Gate, Schroeder, John
56 Schroeder, John Cults: From Bacchus to Heaven's Gate
Carlton 2002 1842224859 / 9781842224854 Reprint Paper Back Near Fine Quarto 
144 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. "Contents include: Leaders, prophets and gurus; The cults of the ancients; Radical religions; Satanic sects." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Voices of the Game: The Acclaimed Chronicle of Baseball Radio and Television broadcasting- from 1921 to the Present, Smith, Curt
57 Smith, Curt Voices of the Game: The Acclaimed Chronicle of Baseball Radio and Television broadcasting- from 1921 to the Present
New York Fireside / Simon & Schuster 1992 0671738488 / 9780671738488 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
623 pp. Covers have edgewear, curling corners, a few dents. Faint blotches to fore-edge. Slight warping to first five or six pages. A few bent corners. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Black-and-white photos. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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58 Strinati, Dominic An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture
London and New York Routledge 1995 0415124700 / 9780415124706 First Paperback Paperback Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xviii, 301 pp. Very light wear to edges of wraps; slight scuffing to lower edge of text block. Spine uncreased. Small closed dent to front cover near lower edge is carried over as small creases to first eight or ten pages. Previous owner's inked name to first page, otherwise internally as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Da Vinci In America: Unlocking the Secrets of Dan Brown's the Solomon Key, Taylor, Greg
59 Taylor, Greg Da Vinci In America: Unlocking the Secrets of Dan Brown's the Solomon Key
Brisbane Daily Grail 2004 0975720007 / 9780975720004 First Thus Paperback Very Good Octavo 
viii, 178 pp. Slight crease to front cover, small tear at top of spine, lower corners of first few pages creased. Otherwise nearly as new. Black-and-white drawings, photos, map. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting, Webb, Jimmy
60 Webb, Jimmy Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting
New York Hyperion 1998 0786861312 / 9780786861316 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
432 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Long crease across front cover. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "In a combination of anecdotes, meditations, humor, and advice, Webb breaks down the entire process of creating a song, including coping with writer's block, song construction, rhyme schemes, chord progression, and the art of collaboration." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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