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The Travel Almanac; Spring / Summer 2012
Kominck, Paul & Roberts, John Editors,
Tableaux Argentes Publishing, Berlin, 2012. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white advertisements, photographs and occasional illustration. Photographic card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The European magazine dealing with travel, interviews, Hotel reviews and art. Size: Square Octavo . 122 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 0118656. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Inside Russia Today
Gunther, John,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1958. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. foreword The Sputniks and the Future by author, appendix on personalities, bibliography, notes, names, and sources and index. Map Illustrated Endpapers, Showing the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in a red. Red coloured cloth covered boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Plain text dustwrapper with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. In the author's inimitable style a book on Russia, from the late 40s early 50s, mixing travel writing, history, politics, journalism and human interest, at the height of the Cold War. Rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges with softening of the back strip edges. Browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Offset tanning to the end pages. Chipping to the back strip corners with creasing of the top dustwrapper edge. Results of insect activity can be seen to the rear panel along with sunning to all panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 591, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; South America ; Russia; Inventory No: 0122717. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Out Of the Gun
Warner, Denis,
Hutchinson, London, 1956. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations, acknowledgements and sources, introduction by author and index. Map Illustrated endpapers showing Southeast Asia. The text is illustrated with 26 black-and-white photographs. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The author, the Daily Telegraph's Far Eastern Correspondent for 11 years (at time of writing book) had witnessed monumental changes in south-east Asia. Most of it, unfortunately, was war related Korean, the end of World War II, and the communist uprising in Indochina. This is how he saw it. A little rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and the book corners. Age training of the textblock edges and pages stop. Previous owners name to the free front end paper. Chipping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and a few small close pairs also present. Rubbing and some fading to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-239, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism; Asia; 1950s; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0114616. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Editorial; The Memoirs of Colin R. Coote
Coote, Colin R.,
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. foreword by author, list of illustrations. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Photographic dustwrapper with black and white colour title to the front panel and white colour titles to the backstrip. "Sir Colin Coote went to Rome as The Times correspondent early in 1923, a few months after Mussolini had seized power; he retired as Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph in 1964. " -- from the front fold over panel blurb. This book tells what happened between those two auspicious dates. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges with rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the top book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. The dustwrapper is rubbed, marked and a little crease. There is a 1.25" tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel with the crease that reaches to within 2 inches of the backstrip. Tape residue can be seen to the top left-hand corner of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], V - X, [2], 2-332, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Journalism; Britain/UK; History. Inventory No: 0115813. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Overcrowded Barracoon: and other Articles
Naipaul, V. S.,
ISBN: 0140041281
Penguin Books, London, 1984. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Good/. Reprint. Colour illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. A series of articles / journalistic writings by the author on various and wide-ranging topics: including, Norman Mailer, cricket, Indian film-makers, post colonialism and politics. Minor creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 308, [12 of which six are further titles from publishing house] pages. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Journalism; ISBN: 0140041281. ISBN/EAN: 9780140041286. Inventory No: 0122064. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Brave Coward
Buchwald, Art,
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1957. 
  Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards). Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Tomi Ungerer. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black and white drawings by Tomi Ungerer. 1/4 blue coloured cloth covered backstrip with silver titles. 3/4 cream coloured board with small silver embossed illustration to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Tomi Ungerer, with blue, purple and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. In this book the New York Herald Tribune columnist writes about important "stuff" like how to get through the Louvre in 6 minutes, how best to ride away from the hounds, how he scaled the Empire State building and other treaties. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the book corners. The backstrip is somewhat brown and faded, commensurate with the loss of dustwrapper. Staining, foxing and various rubbings to the book panels. Browning and foxing to the top textblock edge and age toning to the other edges and to the internal pages. The front fore text edge is deckled. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Sunning to the backstrip and rubbing and age toning to the other dustwrapper panels. Some tears can be seen to the lower dustwrapper edge with associated creasing. Clipping of the top two fold over corners. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), V-VIII, (2), 3-211, (5) pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Tomi Ungerer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Journalism; Humour. Inventory No: 0113794. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Dead Line For Crime
Webb, Duncan ,
Frederick Muller Ltd, London, 1955. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustrations. The text is illustrated with black and white photography. Black coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. At the time of writing the author was Britain's best Crime Reporter. In this book he deals with nine sensational crime cases in Britain in the early 50s including John Reginald Christie and Ronald Chesney smuggler and murderer. Softening of the backstrip edges with prompting to the top book corners. There is a score mark measuring 2.5 " along the backstrip edge as if by a nail. The spine is cocked and there is browning and foxing of the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front pages-down. The dustwrapper is showing its age. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. The top edge shows creasing and various tears. Scoring of the backstrip again as if through a nail, with the sunning of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9-237, [3] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Journalism; Britain/UK; Inventory No: 0118507. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A Few Home Truths
Gray, Sharon,
ISBN: 0859023540
Currey O'Neil, South Yarra, Victoria, 1985. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Mary Leunig Cover Art. First Edition. foreword by Phillip Adams, A Sun Lamp in Antarctica by author and acknowledgements. Colour illustrated card cover, by Mary Leunig, with pink, white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A collection of columns written by the author which show "... Common sense, pain, pathos and a rare and mordant wit slide effortlessly from her pen. Her small deception of using a pseudonym enables her to adapt a degree of self-revelation rare in 'flicker and die' journalism, and to explore fully the morasses and mores of the world around her." -- from the rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Very light age toning of the text block edges with a few spots to the half title page. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. 114, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Mary Leunig Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Journalism; ISBN: 0859023540. ISBN/EAN: 9780859023542. Inventory No: 0119595. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Tokyo Record; April, Analytical, Conscientious Study of Japan at War - More Damning Than Any Invective
Tolischus, Otto D.,
George Jaboor in Association with Hamish Hamilton, Melbourne, 1944. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 288pp., last page blank, index. Maroon coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of the book and the head and the heel of the spine are bumped. There is paper adhering to the heel of the spine, due to moisture. Browning to the internal pages and endpapers. There is a moisture mark on both the front and back endpapers, and staining from moisture, that impinges upon the internal pages (not on the text but that the bottom of the book) to page 125. Plain text dustwrapper with black background and orange and white writing on the front panel and orange writing on the spine. The dustwrapper is now protected by library sleeving. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded with multiple tears, which a previous owner has attempted to repair with tape, tape still in situ. There has been staining to the top and bottom of the dustwrapper, due to moisture, with bleeding of the book colour onto the panels of the dustwrapper. The author was a Pulitzer Prize winner, who in this book he undertakes to tell the full tale of how and why Japan plunged into war. "It is a dispassionate account of an amazing plot for world conquest older than Hitler's and equally as dangerous.". This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Journalism ; History -- Japan ; Inventory No: 0101634. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Smiling Through; Making the Best of It
Crawford, Irene Victoria (Toria),
Wyatt & Watts Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, 1943. 
  Softcover (Side-stapled). Good Condition/. Second Edition. The text is illustrated with the occasional black-and-white illustration, illustrator, not credited. Illustrated card cover with red coloured titles to the front panel. The author wrote for a newspaper in the 1930s and 40s, on how to deal with life ups and downs. This is a republication of some of her works. Creasing to the book corners and book edges with heavy rubbing and sunning to the book panels. A small, 0.25", split to the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Browning of the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9-62, [2] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Self Help & Motivation; Journalism; Australia; 1940s; Communications & Media. Inventory No: 0114681. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Invisible Trade; High-Class Sex for Sale in Singapore
Lim, Gerrie,
ISBN: 9810510330
Monsoon, Singapore, 2004. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Reprint. preface by author, acknowledgements, suggested reading and permissions. Colour photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and white, black and brown coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear book panel. The author entered the underground world of the Singaporean sex trade. He not only tells the stories of the high-priced sex workers but of the shadowy landscape of Gay male escorts and of the karaoke hostesses. A little creasing to the book corners and. Rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. (8), 9-208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sexuality & Gender; Journalism; Singapore; ISBN: 9810510330. ISBN/EAN: 9789810510336. Inventory No: 0114560. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Behind Europe’s Curtain
Gunther, John,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1949. 
  Hardcover. Good/Poor. First Edition. 530 g.; VIII, 344 pages, last page blank, and index. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the backstrip edges. Browning to the text block edges and internal text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the fund paste-down. Plain text dustwrapper with white and red background red and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and rubbing and decreasing to the dustwrapper edges. There is a 3 inch tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel, which curves into the body of the rear dustwrapper panel, there is considerable associated creasing with the tear. A small 0.25 " tear to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Noticeable Browning to the backstrip panel and lighter Browning to the dustwrapper panels. Browning to the verse of the dustwrapper. The author travelled to the Iron Curtain countries of, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Poland, while the Berlin airlift was still in progress and the closing of the orders of these countries due to the Iron Curtain was still relatively new. The book is a reporting of what he witnessed. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Journalism ; Communism ; Inventory No: 0109194. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The March of a Nation; My Year of Spain’s Civil War
Cardozo, Harold G.,
The "Right" Book Club, London, 1937. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. X, 316pp., and that rear of book section of black and white photographs. Text is illustrated with said that black and white photographs, maps x 3 - one foldout. Blue to top paper edge. Blue 1/4 cloth and buff coloured board with blue writing on the spine. The corners of the book are bumped and rubbed as are the head and the heel of the spine. The boards are grubby and various foxing and browning to the paper edges. There is a small ink mark to the top right hand corner of the front panel. Foxing and browning to the end papers and to the first few and last few pages, and slight browning to the internal pages. An English correspondent's report on Franco's side of the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; History -- Spain ; Inventory No: 0101442. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Mummy Who Is Your Husband?
Campbell, Ross,
Shakespeare Head Press, Sydney, 1964. 
  Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Black illustrated white coloured boards, by Clarrie King, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear dustwrapper panel. A series of articles written by the author on being a father and husband. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the corners. Some sunning of the book edges with browning of the textblock edges and pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges with fading to the backstrip. Rubbing of the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [9], 10-144 pages... Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Humour; Journalism; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 0116518. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Biggest Aspidistra in the World: A Personal Celebration of 50 Years of the BBC
Black, Peter,
ISBN: 0563121548
British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1972. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. introduction by author, references, sources and index. Light green coloured endpapers. Green coloured textured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip and to the top book corners. A few foxing marks to the top textblock edge and browning to the others and to the internal text. Gift inscription to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpapers. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. Creasing to the backstrip edges and a little rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. Rubbing and some marking to the dustwrapper panels. Staining and running to the verso of the dustwrapper. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. "In November 1972 the BBC celebrates its fiftieth birthday. This book is a contribution to the event by a man who has been around slightly longer than the BBC and follow its achievements as a youthful and then adult listener and as a professional critic ." from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-243, (1) pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Britain/UK; History. ISBN: 0563121548. ISBN/EAN: 9780563121541. Inventory No: 0111989. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Knockers
Dunstan, Keith,
ISBN: 0304939218
Cassell Australia, Melbourne, 1972. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. list of illustrations, foreword by Barry Humphries, acknowledgements, notes on sources and index. Bright red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, reproductions of cartoons and black-and-white photographs. Olive coloured boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with red, yellow and orange coloured titles to the front panel and red and orange coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear fold over panel. A book about the great Australian game of "Knocking" (to denigrate) any one, any project or any hero. In this book "Keith Dunstan has searched the records and without difficulty come up with a remarkably enjoyable collection of dirty cracks and snide reporting; evidence of female-hating and big-city jealousy; disenchanted views of some quite well-known royalty; self-righteous outbursts by a solid citizens; the Melbourne Sunday, the gloomy landscape, the bloody weather, the --- Shrine you name it, someone's knocked it ..." from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the heel of the backstrip along with some rubbing toward lower book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (5), VI - XVI, 335, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; journalism; Australia; ISBN: 0304939218. ISBN/EAN: 9780304939213. Inventory No: 0113797. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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True Patriots All; or News from Early Australia, -- as Told in a Collection of Broadsides, Garnered and Decorated By Geoffery Chapman Ingleton
Ingleton, Geoffery C.,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1952. 
  Hardcover (1/4Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Geoffery Chapman Ingleton. First Edition. foreword by the author. Coloured frontispiece, tipped in,showing a poster for the Aborigines in Van Dieman's Land re justice for all. Throughout the text there are black and white line illustrations and decorations. 1/4 tan coloured cloth covered backstrip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 illustrated boards with gold and black coloured titles. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board, with gold and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. From 1785 through to 1855, Broadsides [pieces of paper printed on one side only] were the only means of distributing news during our early colonial period. "Broadsides collected by Geoffrey Ingleton put this fascinating book include tales of their adventures written by marooned seamen, accounts of murders and executions, verses such as "The Convict's Tour to Hell" and "The London Convict Maid", descriptions of remarkable events and phenomena, proclamations and government notices." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and the book corners are bumped, with the lower book corners having underlying board visible. Browning to the textblock edges and to the pages with offset tanning to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Sunning to the dustwrapper panels with signs of handling. There is a "V" piece missing from the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Some foxing to the top edges of the fold over panels. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (4), V - VIII, 280 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Geoffery Chapman Ingleton. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism; Australia; Inventory No: 0114550. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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True Patriots All; or News from Early Australia, -- as Told in a Collection of Broadsides, Garnered and Decorated By Geoffery Chapman Ingleton
Ingleton, Geoffery C.,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1966. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Geoffery Chapman Ingleton. Reprint. foreword by the author. Coloured frontispiece, tipped in,showing a poster for the Aborigines in Van Dieman's Land re justice for all. Throughout the text there are black and white line illustrations and decorations. Tan coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles and illustration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with gold and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. From 1785 through to 1855, Broadsides [pieces of paper printed on one side only] were the only means of distributing news during our early colonial period. "Broadsides collected by Geoffrey Ingleton put this fascinating book include tales of their adventures written by marooned seamen, accounts of murders and executions, verses such as "The Convict's Tour to Hell" and "The London Convict Maid", descriptions of remarkable events and phenomena, proclamations and government notices." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and the book corners are bumped. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Sunning to the dustwrapper panels with signs of handling. Chipping along the backstrip edges and top dustwrapper edges. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (4), V - VIII, 280 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Geoffery Chapman Ingleton. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism; Australia; Inventory No: 0114704. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Invisible Trade II; Secret Lives in Sexual Intrigue in Singapore
Lim, Gerrie,
ISBN: 9810592094
Monsoon, Singapore, 2004. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Reprint. preface by author, postscript,acknowledgements, suggested readings. Colour photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and white and yellow coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear book panel. The with author, in this sequel, " ... seeks to unravel and demystify to make aspects of the sex industry in modern Singapore: the secretive double lives led by the beautiful, upscale escort's and the reasons why men habitually need to spend money to pay for sex." -- from the rear panel blurb. A little creasing to the book corners and. Rubbing to the book edges and book panels. There is The remains of a sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the rear book panel. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. (8), 9-224 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sexuality & Gender; Journalism; Singapore; ISBN: 9810592094. ISBN/EAN: 9789810592097. Inventory No: 0114409. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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President Nixon and the Press
Keogh, James,
Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1972. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. foreword by author, acknowledgements and index. Black coloured cloth covered boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Dust marks and slight foxing to the textblock edges. Handling marks to the endpapers. Photographic dustwrapper with blue and ochre coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels and a few small tears to the top dustwrapper edge. Browning of the dustwrapper panels and to the verso of the dustwrapper. "In President Nixon and the Press James Keogh reports on the intensive efforts of the Nixon Administration to combat biased news coverage and get its side of the story to the American public stop from his vantage point as a veteran journalist and a formal special assistant to President Nixon, Mr Keogh candidly examines the news media's performance in covering politics and government." From the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (12), 212 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism; United States; 1960s; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0111980. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser; A Facsimile Reproduction Of Volumes Four & Five March 16, 1806, to August 30, 1807 (The William Dickson Foundation)
Not Stated,
The Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales In Association with Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1968. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Facsimile Edition. note on the production of this volume, and index. Brown coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with dark gold coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A facsimile of the edition covering the time March 16, 1806 to August 30, 1807 by the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. It gives an idea of important news, views and social life of the fledging Colony. Rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and a little rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Not paginated (150 pages),. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism; Australia; 19th century; Inventory No: 0114606. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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The Man From Keystone
Garai, Bert,
Frederick Muller Limited, London, 1965. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction, list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Shelf wear to the book edges and browning to the text block edges. The hinge has cracked when pages 200 and 201. Black and white photographic dustwrapper ( wraparound) with blue, white and black titles to the front panel and red and blue titles the backstrip. Rubbing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels and there is clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over panel, lower right-hand corner. The autobiography of the man behind Keystone Press Agency. From his birthplace in Hungary via Paris to running an agency where unusual photographs might be sourced. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (8), 248 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; Communications & Media. Inventory No: 0111599. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The History of the Times; "The Thunderer" in the Making 1785-1841
The Times Journalists ,
The Times Publishing Company, London, 1935. 
  Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.5 kg.; XX, 516 pages, last page blank, introduction, acknowledgement, list of illustrations, acknowledgements and index. Colour illustrated frontispiece, tipped in, of Thomas Barnes, editor of The Times 1817-1841. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white illustrations, reproductions of cartoons and newspaper pages. Navy blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bumping and some rubbing to be backstrip ages and to the book corners. The book boards have become spotted with a white residue and there is significant rubbing to the back panel. Browning to the text block edges and to the internal text. A few handling marks to the endpapers and there is an abrasion mark to the front paste-down. The early history of one of London's institutions The Times newspaper, from the its inception in 1785 through to 1841 on the 150th anniversary of its first publication. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Journalism ; Britain; Inventory No: 0110476. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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In the Time of Madness
Parry, Richard Lloyd,
ISBN: 0224075160
Jonathan Cape, London, 2005. 
  Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 365 g.; X, 326 pages, last 11 pages blank intentionally, acknowledgements. Black-and-white photographic cover with yellow and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to all book edges. Light age toning of the text box edges and of the internal text. Colour photographs of the author to the verso of the rear book panel. The memoirs of the author who was reporting from Indonesia at the tail end of the Suharto regime. He found himself in the "Time of Madness" as the dictatorship fell and chaos and superstition replaced certainty. He found himself in Borneo where the natives went on a rampage of headhunting and cannibalism, a country where money had lost its value and both natural and man-made disasters flourished and finally to East Timor on the cusp of being independent. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Journalism ; History -- Asia ; ISBN: 0224075160. ISBN/EAN: 9780224075169. Inventory No: 0108454. 
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
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Knockers
Dunstan, Keith,
ISBN: 0304299561
Cassell Australia, Melbourne, 1973. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Paperback Edition. list of illustrations, foreword by Barry Humphries, acknowledgements, notes on sources and index. The text is illustrated with reproductions of cartoons, black-and-white photographs, and reproductions of documents and illustrations throughout the pages. Illustrated paperback binding with a red and orange coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book about the great Australian game of "Knocking" (to denigrate) any one, any project or any hero. If there has been a project, situation or happening (usually for good), there have been knockers, and this book collects a good percentage of them; for example from Malcolm Muggeridge' The difficulty with Canberra is to find it' as quoted on the rear panel blurb. Rubbing to the book edges and panels quite noticeably. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages. A previous owner has clipped the half title page and there is a red crayon marked to the lower right hand corner of the same page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (5), VI - XVI, 335, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Journalism; Australia; ISBN: 0304299561. ISBN/EAN: 9780304299560. Inventory No: 0123611. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Knockers
Dunstan, Keith,
ISBN: 0304299561
Cassell Australia, Melbourne, 1973. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Paperback Edition. list of illustrations, foreword by Barry Humphries, acknowledgements, notes on sources and index. The text is illustrated with reproductions of cartoons, black-and-white photographs, and reproductions of documents and illustrations throughout the pages. Illustrated paperback binding with a red and orange coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book about the great Australian game of "Knocking" (to denigrate) any one, any project or any hero. If there has been a project, situation or happening (usually for good), there have been knockers, and this book collects a good percentage of them; for example from Malcolm Muggeridge' The difficulty with Canberra is to find it' as quoted on the rear panel blurb. Rubbing to the book edges and panels quite noticeably. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages. A previous owner has clipped the half title page and there is a red crayon mark to the lower right hand corner of the same page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (5), VI - XVI, 335, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Journalism; Australia; ISBN: 0304299561. ISBN/EAN: 9780304299560. Inventory No: 0123612. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Knockers
Dunstan, Keith,
ISBN: 0304299561
Cassell Australia, Melbourne, 1973. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Paperback Edition. list of illustrations, foreword by Barry Humphries, acknowledgements, notes on sources and index. The text is illustrated with reproductions of cartoons, black-and-white photographs, and reproductions of documents and illustrations throughout the pages. Illustrated paperback binding with a red and orange coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book about the great Australian game of "Knocking" (to denigrate) any one, any project or any hero. If there has been a project, situation or happening (usually for good), there have been knockers, and this book collects a good percentage of them; for example from Malcolm Muggeridge' The difficulty with Canberra is to find it' as quoted on the rear panel blurb. Rubbing to the book edges and panels quite noticeably. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (5), VI - XVI, 335, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Communications & Media; Journalism; Australia; ISBN: 0304299561. ISBN/EAN: 9780304299560. Inventory No: 0123613. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Breaking the News
Mead, Tom
ISBN: 9780958532518
Dolphin Books,  No date. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 276 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Politics & Government; Australia; Communications & Media. ISBN: 0958532516. ISBN/EAN: 9780958532518. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29479. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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The Spoken Word - an anthology of broadcast talks
Scott, A F
MacMillan, London, 1963. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. second reprint. 192 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Communications & Media; Film, Radio & Television. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53411. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Fifty Years at the Front ~ The Life of War Correspondent Frederick Palmer
Haverstock, Nathan A
ISBN: 9781574880403
Brassey"s, USA, 1996. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 301 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Military & Warfare; 1890s - 1940s; Communications & Media. ISBN: 1574880403. ISBN/EAN: 9781574880403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52414. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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