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BETWEEN PARENTHESES : Essays, Articles and Speeches, 1998-2003

By: Bolano, Roberto

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, Picador: 2012

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 012094


ix, + 390pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small surface indentation to rear panel. "Roberto Bolano is most widely known for his groundbreaking novels and irreverent poetry, but as he became increasingly famous he found himself in great demand as a writer of non-fiction. 'Between Parentheses' collects most of the newspaper columns and articles Bolano wrote during the last five years of his life, as well as the texts of s... View more info

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23 THINGS THEY DON'T TELL YOU ABOUT CAPITALISM

By: Chang, Ha-Joon

Price: $16.19

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Allen Lane/Penguin Books: 2010

Edition: First Australian Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 008506


xviii, + 286pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . one of today's most iconoclastic thinkers destroys the biggest myths about the world we live in . . . This book will turn every piece of received economic wisdom you've heard on its head. It reveals the truth behind what 'they' tell you and shows how the system really works . . . " Includes Introduction, Notes and Index. Book weight approx. 400g. View more info

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TALKING DIRTY Glittering Moments with the Mad, the Bad and the Brilliant

By: Chenery, Susan

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Australia, Viking/Penguin: 1997

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010784


xi, + 354pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edgeworn. "It was a hell of a trip, taken by a journalist who had to get out of town for a while. Susan Chenery hit the road running and spent the next six months getting down and dirty with some of the most unusual and eccentric people of our time." Book weight approx. 555g. View more info

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THE NASHOS' WAR: Australia's National Servicemen and Vietnam

By: Dapin, Mark

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Australia, Viking (Penguin Imprint): 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012859


(vi), + 470pp., monochrome halftone plate illustrated endpapers (different images front and rear). Unpaginated b/white and colour halftone plate section, plus an intext map. Book clean and square. White title over nominally bumped spine. Plain khaki-coloured boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. On 10 March, 1965, the first Nasho's birthdate was drawn from a lottery barrel at the Department of Labour ... View more info

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ARKAROOLA - Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

By: Dobre, Pete and Dobre, Cil

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Happy Valley, South Australia, Pete Dobre's Oz Scapes: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011919


64pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Pete Dobre. Text by Cil Dobre. Colour map. Book clean. Spine firm. Mark to rear free endpaper, else leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped on upper edge of front panel. Stunning photography of the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Book weight approx. 260g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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TEXAS HOLD 'EM : How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad

By: Friedman, Kinky

Price: $16.39

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 010853


218pp., b/white cartoon style illustrations by John Callahan. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "Friedman is at his outrageous best as he gives Americans a look at the state made famous by the Alamo, the armadillo, Willie Nelson, and, well, Kinky Friedman . . . composed of provocative essays, including autobiographical pieces t... View more info

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ENERGY AND EQUITY

By: Illich, Ivan

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Great Britain, Calder & Boyars: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010383


95pp. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Light marks to white background, illustrated card wrapper. White-out over previous owner's name to title page, else leaves clean. A stand-alone title in the 'Ideas in Progress' series of working papers dealing with alternatives to industrial society. "In this essay Ivan Illich demonstrates, by means of a detailed analysis of the way people travel, the imbalance which has arisen between industrial development, social just... View more info

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THE BOYER COLLECTION : Highlights of the Boyer Lectures, 1959-2000

By: McDonald, Donald (Selected and Introduced by)

Price: $20.04

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, ABC Books, for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010889


541pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Orange boards very mildly edge-rubbed. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased head and foot of spine. Selected and introduced by the then current chairman of the ABC, Donald McDonald. "For over 40 years, the Boyer Lectures have been a repository of the thinking and ideas of their time. Scientists, historians, economists,... View more info

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THE COMPULSIVE SPIKE MILLIGAN

By: Milligan, Spike (Edited by Norma Farnes)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012547


viii, + 435pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Black boards have a light bump to lower foredge corners. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Minor foxing to a small section of textblock, minor tanning to edges, else leaves clean and unmarked. Attached ribbon bookmark. Illustrated (Milligan), loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "Norma Farnes, Spike's manager for many years, has made the selection and t... View more info

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THE BOOK OF PERFUMES

By: Oakes, John

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, HarperCollins Australia: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008678


320pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . reveals the secrets of every woman's essential weapon - what each perfume is like, its character, its composition and its effect on the wearer and those she encounters. With over 150 perfumes explained, a glossary of ingredients and an astrological guide to choosing the perfume that is right for you . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage ... View more info

SPACESHIPS OF THE VISITORS: An Illustrated Guide to Alien Spacecraft

By: Randle, Kevin, and Estes, Russ

Price: $10.34

Publisher: New York, Fireside: 2000

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 004610


vii, + 327pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout; some are sketch drawings, most are reproduced halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly splayed and bumped. From the first UFO sighting [17 November, 1896, Sacramento, California] to the present time, reported sightings of UFOs have grown to number hundreds of thousands. This volume records more than one hundred, based on 'actual' eye witness accounts . . . Conten... View more info

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BEYOND BEEF : The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture

By: Rifkin, Jeremy

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Viking (Penguin Group): 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 011410


xi, + 353pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Very minor foxing to text-block edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small area of loss to head of spine, very small edge stain to reverse. From the jacket flap: "Beginning with a startling and unsettling set of facts, Jeremy Rifkin interweaves anthropology, history, sociology, economics, and ecology in a brilliant and devastatin... View more info

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THE BROTHERHOODS : Inside the Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

By: Veno, Arthur, with Gannon, Ed

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2009

Edition: Third Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 011301


278pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minimal tanning to endpapers, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased, and mildly indented. From the rear panel: "Arthur Veno's account of bikie culture is as close to first-hand as is ever likely to be published. Australia's leading bikie expert, Veno reveals the true picture of the brotherhoods. Drawing on in-depth interviews, personal stories and years of meticulous research, he explains the rules and ritua... View more info