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Laurie's Decimal Tables of Simple Interest
1 Laurie's Decimal Tables of Simple Interest
London Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Octavo 
377 pp. + 2 pgs of Compound Interest. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. All edges nicely speckled. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "With a large number of countries which have been using sterling going over to the decimal system, the publishers are issuing these decimal interest tables. Absolutely accurate to 5 places of decimal having been prepared by computing machine, it contains all the features of the old sterling tables, and a new set of tables at 2%." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Macquarie Aboriginal Naming Book: An Australian Guide to Naming your Home or Boat
2 Macquarie Aboriginal Naming Book: An Australian Guide to Naming your Home or Boat
New South Wales Macquarie Library 1996 0949757845 / 9780949757845 First Paperback Near Fine 12mo Rover Thomas (cover) 
164 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. "With over 6000 words at your disposal, you are sure to find the perfect name for your home, boat or even a pet!" 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Oxford Encyclopedia of World History
3 Oxford Encyclopedia of World History
New York Oxford University Press 1998 0198602235 / 9780198602231 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
775 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally as new. "Its detailed but practical approach allows the reader to gain both an overview of history and a broad understanding of the underlying issues. A clear and extensive network of cross-references ensures that the text is eaasy to navigate, and 100 maps, portraits, and engravings depict major historical events and personalities." A heavy book -- will require extra postage to be shipped to addresses outside of Australia. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Pacific Islands Volume 1: General Survey
4 Pacific Islands Volume 1: General Survey
Naval Intelligence Division 1945 First Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
599 pp + large folding bathy-orographical map of Pacific Ocean in rear pocket (in very good condition). Volume 1 of 4. Numerous plates, illustrations and maps (some folding). "Geographical Handbook Series (For Official Use Only)." Circulation of this book was originally restricted to "persons in H.M. Service only." Internally unmarked; solidly bound.. Front and rear boards slightly worn, spine rather faded and rubbed. This volume covers Geology and Physical Structure; Climate; Vegetation; Fauna; Health; History; Peoples; Administration; Economics; Ports and Communications. Includes Appendices, Includes Maps and Diagrams (some fold-out maps in excellent condition), Plates, Appendices (Pacific Ocean Currents, Salinity, Tides in the Pacific, Time Chart, Hints on the Preservation of Health in the Pacific Islands, Military Operations in the Pacific 1941-1944, Conversion Tables, Index. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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5 Pears Shilling Cyclopedia
Pelham Books 1977 0720710324 / 9780720710328 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
786 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but backstrip is slightly sunned and there's light wrinkling to extremities of backstrip. A little scuffing to top edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Facsimile of 1898 edition. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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steidl Fall/Winter 06 07
6 steidl Fall/Winter 06 07
Gottigen Steidl Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio 
199 pp. Light wear to blue cloth boards. Internally as new. Catalogue, well illustrated in colour and b/w. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music & Opera
7 The Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music & Opera
London Oxford University Press Reprint Paperback Good Slipcase Good 12mo 
Boxed set of two volumes: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music; The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera. Light wear to slipcase. Chips and creases to book covers. Previous owner's gift note to half-title page of "Music". Otherwise internally unmarked. Both volumes have light reading creases to spine, but binding is solid throughout. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The New Penguin Book of Modern Quotations, Andrews, Robert, editor
8 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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Scouting for Boys - Scout's Edition, Baden-Powell, Robert
9 Baden-Powell, Robert Scouting for Boys - Scout's Edition
London C. Arthur Pearson 1963 Paperback Good Octavo 
ix, 182 pp. Diagrams, illustrations. Yellowing to page edges and margins. Previous owner's name in ink to front fly and front cover. Wraps with moderate general and edgewear, corners bumped. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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10 Benton, Michael The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Dinosaurs
London Penguin 1996 0140513361 / 9780140513363 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
144 pp.Light edgewear, spine uncreased. Page edges slightly yellowed. One page dog-eared. Illustrations in colour and black-and-white. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture  Volume IV (4), Bernarr Macfadden
11 Bernarr Macfadden Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume IV (4)
New York Physical Culture Publishing Company 1914 Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
Page numbers 1801-2407. Copyright 1912. Tan cloth boards. Excellent condition internally, very tight binding. Numerous black and white and occasional colour illustrations/photos. Light general wear to page edges, Previous owner's ink stamp to ffep and front cover. Moderate general wear to boards, pasted down number "290" to spine. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume I (1), Bernarr Macfadden
12 Bernarr Macfadden Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume I (1)
New York Physical Culture Publishing Company 1914 Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
583pp. Copyright 1912. Tan cloth boards. Excellent condition internally, very tight binding. Numerous black and white and occasional colour illustrations/photos. This volume includes a wonderful colour "Manikin", which folds out to reveal muscles, organs and skeleton, which in this copy is in superb condition with everything intact (handlebar moustache does not lift up; nor does the figleaf). Light general wear to page edges, Previous owner's ink stamp to ffep and front cover. Moderate general wear to boards, pasted down number "288" to spine. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset, Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy
13 Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset
London B T Batsford 1990 0713458488 / 9780713458480 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
1231 pp. Rubbing to lower edges of maroon cloth boards; scuffing to lower edge of text block. Green ex-libris stamp (unused and tidy, but odd) to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works, Brain, Marshall. Foreword by Karl Kruszelnicki
14 Brain, Marshall. Foreword by Karl Kruszelnicki Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works
Milton, Queensland Wiley 2002 0704565184 First Australian Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
307 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Colour illustrations throughout. "Have you ever wondered: How helicopters are able to fly sideways? Why you crave chocolate and caffeine? What stops a car when you step on the brake pedal? With this eye-opening book, you'll never look at a toaster, cell phone, or tattoo parlor the same way again!" 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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How Did it Begin?  Customs & Superstitions and Their Romantic Origins, Brasch, R.
15 Brasch, R. How Did it Begin? Customs & Superstitions and Their Romantic Origins
Australia Longmans 1965 First Cloth Good Good Octavo 
352pp. Internally good, tight binding. Slight foxing to decorated endpapers, page edges yellowed. Boards with only minor edgewear. Rubbing and edgewear (only a few very small closed tears) to unclipped dustjacket, now protected. An attractive copy of the first edition of this popular reference book. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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16 Coutts, Craig Coastal Yacht Navigation
Sydney Cassell and Company Ltd. 1981 0726914096 / 9780726914096 First Soft Cover Fair Octavo 
v, 146 pp. Diagrams, maps, illustrations. First pages up to pg 4 detached from binding. Wraps with light general and edgewear. Page edges and margins lightly yellowed. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Rats and Mice in Queensland, Covacevich, Jeanette, and Allan Easton
17 Covacevich, Jeanette, and Allan Easton Rats and Mice in Queensland
Queensland Queensland Museum 1974 First Edition Paperback, stapled Very Good Octavo 
72 pp. Black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams in the text. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Covers with light wear to corners and along spine. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language, Crystal, David
18 Crystal, David The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1992 0521424437 / 9780521424431 Reprint Paperback Very Good Quarto 
vii, 472 pp. B&W illustrations and diagrams. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners curled. Faint stains and scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Trucker talk, mystical letters, Shakespeare in pidgin, sneezing in Tongan, the qwerty keyboard, talking with drums, speaking in tongues -- any list can only begin to convey the enormous and fascinating range of topics." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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19 Davis, Norman & Gray, Douglas & Ingham, Patricia & Wallace-Hadrill, Anne A Chaucer Glossary
Oxford Oxford University Press 1979 0198111711 / 9780198111719 First Paperback Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
ix, 185 pp. Covers a little worn. Spine and upper edges of covers are sunned. Text block edges are stained and somewhat grubby. Ink splotch to inside front cover. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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20 Day, Harvey Occult Illustrated Dictionary`
New York Oxford University Press 1976 0195198301 / 9780195198300 First U.S. Hard Cover Very Good + Good Small Octavo 
iv, 156 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustwrapper, including some wrinkling, small chips and small closed tears. Very light wear to lower edge of red cloth boards. Faint discolouration to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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