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THE ARMSTRONG REPORT, "They Need Us, We Don't Need Them"

By: Armstrong, Virgil

Price: $10.22

Publisher: Village of Oak, AZ, Self Published/Entheos Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000346

Condition: Very Good +


145pp., text only. Uncorrected proof edition. Book clean, square and tight. Stiff card wrapper unmarked, only the tiniest bump to lower corner. Contents include: First USA capture of a UFO, Extraterrestrial threat, Personal ET experiences, Government conspiracy, ET's and UFO's, Conclusion, Afterthoughts, more. Weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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BAD FAITH : A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland

By: Carmen Callil

Price: $20.68

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2006

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 011966

ISBN: 0224078461

Condition: Very Good +


xxv, + 560 pages. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped only. "Although personally responsible for the deportation of thousands of French Jews, Darquier was never brought to justice and spent the years after the war in Madrid. In Carmel Callil's masterful account Darquier's ascent to power during the years leading up to the Second World War comes to mirror the rise of French anti-Semitism and the role ... View more info

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THE GOOD PEOPLE

By: Cockayne, Steve

Price: $16.54

Publisher: London, Atom (Imprint: Time Warner): 2006

Edition: Pre-Publication

Seller ID: 007746

ISBN: 1904233929

Condition: Very Good +


343pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. " . . . Steve Cockayne's first novel for younger readers is both a spellbinding adventure story, and an extraordinarily powerful novel of growing up . . . " Deep in the English countryside, Kenneth Storey and his older brother have discovered the land of Arboria - a kingdom of adventure . . . Contents of this bookproof copy include: Prelims., 10 chapters. Book we... View more info

FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER

By: Coonts, Stephen

Price: $17.58

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1987

Seller ID: 003086

Condition: Good


329pp. Book square. Spine firm. Blue/grey limp wrapper mildly soiled, edgeworn and bumped. Former owner's sticker affixed to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. An Uncorrected Book Proof [proposed British publication date: 14 May, 1987] of the author's debut novel, a story of U.S. Naval pilots involved in the Vietnam War . . . Book weight approx. 420g. View more info

THINLY DISGUISED AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Delingpole, James

Price: $12.22

Publisher: London, Picador: 2003

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 003420

ISBN: 0330493361

Condition: Near Fine


476pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, printed card wrapper undamaged. An Advance Reading Copy from uncorrected proofs, with a provisional publication date of 18 July, 2003. "Josh starts his first year at Oxford bursting with hopes, ambitions and ludicrously unrealistic expectations. 'Thinly Disguised Autobiography' is the story of his rude awakening, from the sleaze of Fleet Street to the terror of the LA Riots, from clubbing at the... View more info

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TOWARDS ANOTHER SUMMER

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $16.54

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Vintage Books: 2007

Edition: Uncorrected Bound Proof

Seller ID: 008427

ISBN: 1741667240

Condition: Very Good +


203pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. " . . . a meditation on the themes of exile and return, homesickness and not knowing where home really is. It is suffused with beauty and tenderness and shot through with self-deprecating humour, knowingness and frailty . . . Janet Frame wrote this small and exquisite novel in 1963 whilst taking a break from her longest novel, 'The Adaptable Man'. It is a high... View more info

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BEING OF THE FIELD : Book One. Triad of Being

By: Harding, Traci

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Australia, HarperVoyager: 2009

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 009553

ISBN: 0732281229

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 436pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed and indented, small, soft corner crease to rear panel. Book One of the 'Triad of Being' series. Book weight approx. 600g. View more info

TRAVELLING LIGHT: Scream the Message of True Love

By: Kittle, Katrina

Price: $10.34

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: 1st. U.K.Impression

Seller ID: 001867

ISBN: 034076872X

Condition: Near Fine


310pp., book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gloss card wrapper undamaged. An uncorrected bound proof copy of the author's first novel. The story is relationship-based, featuring 'Summer', whose promising dance career is ended by injury and, finds her settling reluctantly into an unwanted career as a school teacher. Her long-term relationship with Nicholas becomes strained , and her brother Todd may have no future-he is HIV positive . . . Book weight approx. 250... View more info

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FAIREST

By: Levine, Gail Carson

Price: $12.22

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Children's Books: 2006

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 010457

ISBN: 0060734086

Condition: Very Good +


328pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very small, soft corner crease to front panel. "In this spellbinding tale filled with humour, adventure, romance and song, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine invites you to join Aza as she discovers how exquisite she truly is." Book weight approx. 400g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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THOR'S TALE : Adventure and Endurance in the Southern Ocean

By: Marriott, Janice

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Pymble, N.S.W., Australia, HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 009584

ISBN: 1869505727

Condition: Very Good +


168pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly marked. "Eleven-year-old Thor is the lowest of the low at a subantarctic whaling station. As a whaler's boy, he spends long, hard days loading coal . . . Until the day a ghostly ship emerges from the mists. It is 'Endurance', carrying Shackleton and his intrepid explorers . . . " Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed we... View more info

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AFTER RIVER

By: Milner, Donna

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2008

Edition: Uncorrected Proof Copy

Seller ID: 011967

ISBN: 1847244432

Condition: Very Good


346pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated soft card wrapper very good, small mark to rear cover. From the rear panel: "The border collie leapt over the picket fence and raced past the barn, a blur of black and white, barking a belated warning . . . He smiled at us from the other side of the fence as the border collie licked his hand. Mom smiled back, smoothed her damp apron and started down the porch steps. I hesitated for only a m... View more info

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THE WIVES OF HENRY OADES

By: Moran, Johanna

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2009

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 010621

ISBN: 0007339410

Condition: Near Fine


Uncorrected proof copy. 367pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "In 1890, Henry Oades decided to undertake the arduous sea voyage from England to New Zealand in order to further his family's fortunes. Here they settled on the lush but wild coast . . . a darkly comic but moving historical fiction debut about love and family, based on a controversial court case from the early 1900s." Book weight approx. 400g. *Posta... View more info

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BEST MATE

By: Morpurgo, Michael

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Children's Books: 2007

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 010456

ISBN: 0007262434

Condition: Very Good +


219pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to rear panel. "When Patrick saves a litter of greyhound puppies from the canal, he can't bear to hand them all over to the RSPCA . . . Patrick christens his puppy Best Mate, and that's what he becomes . . . " Book weight approx. 241g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER (Uncorrected Proof)

By: Oliveira, Robin

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Fig Tree / Penguin: 2010

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 009936

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 364pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper near fine. "On the eve of the American Civil War, a brilliant, headstrong midwife from New York is dreaming of becoming a surgeon. Eager to escape the pains of a broken heart and a life in the shadow of her more beautiful twin sister, she travels to Washington to help tend the legions of Civil War wounded . . . " Book weight approx. 510g. View more info

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HART & BOOT & Other Stories (Advance Uncorrected Proof)

By: Pratt, Tim

Price: $26.32

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Night Shade Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 006309

ISBN: 1597800538

Condition: Very Good +


209pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Advance Uncorrected Proof 'Solicitation Art' gloss wrapper (design by Richard Marchand) lightly edgeworn only. " . . . a stunning collection of 13 stories of the fantastic. Critics have called Pratt's short fiction 'quite Gaiman-esque . . . ' and this comparison is not unfounded." Some of the short fiction within this collection have previously been published in magazines and journals. Book weight approx. 38... View more info

A WAY OF FORGIVING

By: Ramsay, Eileen

Price: $15.51

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2004

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 002347

ISBN: 0340832584

Condition: Near Fine.


375pp. Book clean, spine nominally concave. Leaves clean. Gloss, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper trivially splayed and bumped on lower front foredge corner. In the style of Cathy Kelly and Charlotte Bingham, this ADVANCE READING COPY is a relationship-based story of Sophie Winter, five years after her marriage ends with a terrible accusation, now happy in a new job at Scotland's new Parliament and a fulfilling social life. A family wedding in Tuscany brings her into... View more info

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THE FORESHADOWING

By: Sedgwick, Marcus

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Great Britain, Orion Children's Books: 2005

Edition: Uncorrected Proof Copy

Seller ID: 008426

ISBN: 1842552198

Condition: Very Good +


278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "It is 1915. Sasha Fox is seventeen years old and she has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, corpse worms crawling over the faces of the soldiers soon to die. And worse, they show her what will happen to her brothers Edgar and Tim . . . " Book weight approx. 315g. Postage charge will ... View more info

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TWO CANADIAN CLUBS AND DRY MARTINI AT THE MARTINI DEN

By: Williams, Gabrielle

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Flamingo/Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: Uncorrected Bound Proof

Seller ID: 010673

ISBN: 0732269164

Condition: Near Fine


231pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper near fine. "Elli has been dumped by Ben, so she's fragile to say the least. Certainly in no mood for a new relationship . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

GENTLEMEN IN ENGLAND: A Vision

By: Wilson, A.N.

Price: $10.34

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton:

Edition: Uncorrected Book Proof [1985]

Seller ID: 002751

Condition: Very Good


310pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed limp wrappers creased on rear, short closed tears and fingermarks. Relationship-based novel, set in 'Victorian' England . . . Book weight approx. 420g. View more info

MUD PUPPY. Proof Copy.

By: Wooff, Erica

Price: $15.82

Publisher: London, The Women's Press: 2002

Edition: Uncorrected Proof Copy

Seller ID: 000386

ISBN: 0704347393

Condition: Very Good +


vii, 273pp., clean, tight pages. Heavy paper wrapper has negligible bump top foredge, else unmarked. Author's first full length novel, having had a previously published short story, and a trilogy of stories adapted and performed at the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info