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A Connecticut Yankee i n the 8th Gurkha Rifles: a Burma memoir
Gilmore, Scott; with Patrick Davis
ISBN: 0028811062
Brassey's Washington 1995 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xx,280pp, index, b&w photos, maps.The author volunteered in 1941 to serve as an American Field service ambulance driver in the British army.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318886  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Silken Canopy
Dover, Major Victor; drawings by the author
ISBN: 0304302384
Cassell London 1979 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xiv,189pp, index, drawaings, plates. World War 2 and the Parachute brigade.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318919  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Years of Combat
Lord Douglas of Kirtleside (Sholto Douglas)
The Quality Book Club London 1963 Book Club Reprint
8vo Hard Cover 384pp, index. Owner name, else vg in whole but v. chipped dj.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319143  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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To Father: the letters of Sister Maria Celeste to Galileo 1623 - 1633
Sobel, Dava - translated and annotated by
ISBN: 1841157473
Fourth Estate London 2001 First Edition
8vo Trade Paperback xvi,381pp.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319146  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Churchill By His Contemporaries
Eade, Charles - Ed
Hutchinson London 1954 Second Printing
8vo Hard Cover A fascinating look at one of the great leaders of the 20th century by his peers. 528pp, index, frontispiece photo.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319149  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Socceroos, The: Voodoo to Destiny
Harper, Andy
ISBN: 0975708090
Limelight Press Balmain, NSW 2006 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Soft cover, first edition, 558g, 363pgs. Dips into the lives of the socceroos to tell us the stories behind the players, exploring their personal and professional lives. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Fair to Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSOC13  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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A Town Like Paris : Living and Loving in the City of Light
Corbett, Bryce
ISBN: 9780733623486
Hachette Australia Sydney 2008 Reprint
8vo Paperback An Australian journalist discovers 'la vie parisienne'.368pp.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 900  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Letters from a Bomber Pilot
Hodgson, David
ISBN: 042301630X
Thames Methuen London 1985 Reprint
8vo Soft Cover compiled from the letters of Pilot Officer J.R. A. Hodgson, pilot in RAF Bomber Command, 1941-43. 96pp, index, photos in text.  Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319446  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Khrushchev Remembers. The Last Testament
Krushchev, Nikita. translated and edited by Strobe Talbott
ISBN: 0233966102
Andre Deutsch London 1974 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xxxii,603pp, index, ills.   Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31181  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Kate Remembered
Berg, A. Scott
Simon & Schuster London 2003 1st Edition
8vo Hard Cover xiv+322pp. Black boards. Silver lettering spine. Excellent unmarked condition. D/W not price clipped. ISBN 0743206762.  Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010030  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Past Horizons
Rennie, James Alan
Jarrolds London 1962 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover An adventurous youth. 200pp, frontispiece photo. A vg copy  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319543  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Recollections and Reflections
Bettelheim, Bruno
ISBN: 0500014833
Thames & Hudson London 1990 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xii,285pp.Memoirs of a great child psychologist.  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319544  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Head Over Heels
Lunn, Hugh
Univ. of Queensland Press St Lucia (Brisbane) 1992 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover . 306pp,Sequel to "Over the Top with Jim".  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12679  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Surgeon of Crowthorne. A tale of murder, madness and the love of Words
Winchester, Simon
ISBN: 0670878626
Viking London 1998 Reprint
Small 8vo Hard Cover 207pp. Near fine h/c in vg dj. Story of the amazing lunatic imprisoned in Broadmoor who worked on the Oxford Dictionary.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319591  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Laurie and Clyde: Young Guns of Rugby League
Daley, Laurie; Clyde, Bradley; and Lane, Daniel
ISBN: 0330356836
Pan Macmillan Australia Sydney, Australia 1995 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Medium softcover, first edition, 448gms, 282 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 40,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good
Price: 5.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOLEA6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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With Lawrence in Arabia
Thomas, Lowell
Hutchinson London 1935 Reprint
8vo Hard Cover 254pp, 64 ills. Date is estimate, but follows death of Lawrence in May 1935. Includes tribute on dj flaps and at rear of book. Dj is dirty and deficient, but front illustration is complete  Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Frontier Doctor: an autobiography
Holland, Sir Henry
Hodder & Stoughton London 1958 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 256pp, index, plates. Endpaper map. 50 years a doctor on the North-West Frontier of India. Inscribed by author to previous owner.  Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319675  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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End of a Hate
Braddon, Russell
Cassell London 1958 1st Edition
8vo Hard Cover vi+202pp. Red boards. Gilt lettering spine. Book very firm and clean. Previous owner's name to front endpaper. D/W price clipped. Small chip and tear top of spine.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010154  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Winston Churchill As I Knew Him
Bonham Carter, Violet
The Reprint Society London 1966 Book Club
8vo Hard Cover Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Reprint. 8vo. A memoir of Churchill by his close friend Violet Bonham Carter. BW photos. 490 pp.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319778  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Churchill By His Contemporaries
Eade, Charles - Ed
The Reprint Society London 1955 Book Club
8vo Hard Cover Original Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 8vo. A fascinating look at one of the great leaders of the 20th century by his peers. 350 pp.  Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15212  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Evatt the Enigma
Dalziel, Allan
Melbourne: Lansdowne Press 1975   
  Original Cloth. Fair. Small 4to. circa 1967.x-186pp. Personal Library stamp on endpapers. Foxing on top edge and slight browning on edges of book else good plus cond. DJ has some edgewear and some chipping. A biography on a man of brilliant intellect upon whom academic honours were showered.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7546  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Going Solo
Dahl, Roald
ISBN: 014032528X
Penguin Group London, England 1988 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 174gms, 210 pages. In this thrilling sequel to Boy, Dahl relates a world as bizarre and unnerving as any you will find in his fiction. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, some light creasing to the back cover, one or two small pen scribbles on the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 5.50 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUK241  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Eminent Victorian Women
Longford, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0394513231
Alfred A. Knopf New York 1981 First Edition
Small 4to Hard Cover 256pp, 120 ills. inc 34 colour. Brontes, Josephine Butler - even James Barry.  Near Fine
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319821  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Being Freddie: My Story So Far
Flintoff, Andrew
ISBN: 0340899735
Hodder & Stoughton Limited London, England 2005 First UK Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first UK edition, 564gms, 315 pages. This is Flintoff's very personal account of his meteoric rise to the top. Recounting the most dramatic, significant moments in his career to date, Freddie revvelas what it is like to play for the most successful England cricket team in recent times, and takes the reader into the heat of battle with the world's top cricketing nations. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUK242  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Emperor of the United States of America and Other Magnificent British Eccentrics, The
Caufield, Catherine
ISBN: 0710009577
Routledge London, England 1981 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 578gms, 223 pages. This book features short biographies of 104 of the greatest British eccentrics. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, previous owner's stamp is found on inside front blank enpaper. Dust jacket shows only light shelf wear but has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUK243  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid : A Memoir
Bryson, Bill
ISBN: 0385608268
Doubleday Sydney 2006 
8vo Hard Cover x,310pp, ills. Life in 1950s America  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31348  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Kouta
Koutoufides, Anthony; and de Bolfo, Tony
ISBN: 9781740665407
Hardie Grant Books Prahran, Australia 2007 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 522gms, 232 pages. This book is an autobiography of Anthony Koutoufides, but is also a candid look at the games of Australian Rules football from perhaps the greatest player of his era. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket and boards are in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS309  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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A Fence Around the Cuckoo
Park, Ruth
ISBN: 0670846791
Viking Melbourne 1992 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 294pp.very good with slight edgewear on spine in very good dj. owners name on ffep, else vg in vg dj. Volume 1 of her autobiography includes b&w illus.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7709  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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One Priest’s Life
Donnelly, Felix
ISBN: 0908620055
Australia & New Zealand Book Company Auckland 1982 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 245pp. Owner name else vg in dj.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24729  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Bones of the Master: a Buddhist monk;s search for the lost heart of China
Crane, George
ISBN: 0593046072
Bantam Press London 2000 First Edition
8vo Large trade Paperback (8), 296pp,map, photos. A pilgrimage to Inner Mongolia after 40 years of exile  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319896  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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