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Under 500g = $8 postage satchel

Over 500g = $13.05 postage satchel

Over 500g but in Sydney and some surrounds (contact me) only $9.00 capped for up to 20kg

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BIOGRAPHIES

Take It Like a Man - Boy George Paperback

Under 500g $2

When he was a little boy growing up in Woolwich, the 'pink sheep' of his working-class Irish family, George wanted to be like Shirley Bassey. As a man, famous for his gender-bending clothes and elaborate make up as much as for his success as the lead singer of Culture Club, he became a media darling and pop icon. And then came fame, and drugs, and a spectacular fall from grace ...Writing with complete honesty, and with his usual biting wit, Boy George chronicles his extraordinary life and times in this highly acclaimed autobiography.

'If there's another book that can top it for bitchiness, sex, glamour, fame and heartache, then Jackie Collins must be the author' Q

'Candid and entertaining ...his public image was wildly at odds with his private self, the self that was living fabulously and wildly, gorging on drugs, food and sex, trashing hotel rooms and brawling with friends' The Times

ISBN 0-330-32362-8, 1995.

Acceptable condition, creases and wear to the spine and cover, pages very yellowed, lots of reading life left.

Sliding into Home - Kendra Wilkinson Large Format Paperback

Under 500g $3

Fans of the E! smash hit series The Girls Next Door fell in love with sporty Playboy beauty Kendra Wilkinson’s care- free spirit, infectious laugh, and down-to-earth nature. Now that she’s moved out of the world’s most famous bachelor pad and into her own delightfully chaotic world on Kendra as wife to NFL star Hank Baskett and mother to their newborn son, we’ve watched her hilarious antics as she adjusts to domestic life. But how much do we really know about the fun-loving star? In this humorous and optimistic, sometimes heartbreaking, but always unfailingly honest memoir, Kendra reveals the highs and lows of her extraordinary journey.

She wasn’t always the quintessential girl next door. Before she was a reality television superstar, Hugh Hefner’s girlfriend, or one of the most popular Playboy cover models ever, Kendra was an athletic tomboy whose father walked out on her family when she was a little girl. She grew into a rebellious teenager with a serious drug habit before she quit cold turkey and beat the odds to graduate from a high school that almost didn’t give her a second (or third, or fourth) chance.

Following her rocky teenage years, an out-of-the- blue phone call from Hugh Hefner changed everything. Kendra dishes candidly about life in the Playboy Mansion: the sex, the parties, the show, and even her relationships with her Girls Next Door costars—Hef, Holly, and Bridget. She tells the true story about how she and Hank met and built a relationship in secret while she was still Hef’s girl- friend and a public face of Playboy. Finally, she reflects on the slew of unexpected changes in the short space of a year that have brought her sliding into home from Playboy party girl to wife and mother with a blooming Hollywood career. If you think you’ve seen all of Kendra, think again. She’s only warming up....

ISBN 978-1-4391-8092-1

In excellent used condition, slight wear to the cover including a small square patch of colour loss from a previous price sticker.

Monica's Story - Andrew Morton Large Format Paperback

Under 500g $3 Authorised by Monica Lewinsky, this biography is based on exclusive interviews with Monica, her family and friends. The book is designed to reveal the real Monica Lewinsky behind the sordid headlines that have followed her and President Clinton during the late-1990s.

ISBN 1-86325-188-X, 1999.

In acceptable condition, creases and marks to the cover, more-so on the back, watermark to the inside cover, pages starting to yellow around the edges.

Almost French - Sarah Turnbull Paperback

Under 500g $3

Before Eat, Pray, Love there was Almost French.

'This isn't like me. I'm not the sort of girl who crosses continents to meet up with a man she hardly knows. Paris hadn't even been part of my travel plan …'

After backpacking her way around Europe journalist Sarah Turnbull is ready to embark on one last adventure before heading home to Sydney. A chance meeting with a charming Frenchman in Bucharest changes her travel plans forever. Acting on impulse, she agrees to visit Frédéric in Paris for a week.

Put a very French Frenchman together with a strong-willed Australian girl and the result is some spectacular - and often hilarious - cultural clashes. Language is a minefield of misunderstanding and the simple act of buying a baguette is fraught with social danger. But as she navigates the highs and lows of this strange new world, from the sophisticated cafés and haute couture fashion houses to the picture postcard French countryside, little by little Sarah falls under its spell: passionate, mysterious, infuriating, and charged with that French specialty - séduction. And it becomes her home.

Almost French is the story of an adventurous heart, a maddening city - and love.

ISBN 978-1-86471-276-6, 2010

Acceptable condition with yellowing to the pages and creases to the spine and cover. Still perfectly readable.

An Evil Cradling - Brian Keenan Paperback

Under 500g $5

Brian Keenan went to Beirut in 1985 for a change of scene from his native Belfast. He became headline news when he was kidnapped by fundamentalist Shi'ite militiamen and held in the suburbs of Beirut for the next four and a half years. For much of that time he was shut off from all news and contact with anyone other than his jailers and, later, his fellow hostages, amongst them John McCarthy.

ISBN 0-009-999030-X, 1992.

Unread copy, unbroken spine, a few small wrinkles to the cover from storage, yellowing to the pages.

Geisha - Liza Dalby Paperback 

Under 500g $3

Liza Dalby, author of The Tale of Murasaki, is the only non-Japanese woman ever to have become a geisha. This is her unique insight into the extraordinary, closed world of the geisha, a world of grace, beauty and tradition that has long fascinated and enthralled the West. Taking us to the heart of a way of life normally hidden from the public gaze, Liza Dalby shows us the detailed reality that lies behind the bestselling Memoirs of a Geisha and opens our eyes to an ancient profession that continues to survive in today's modern Japan.

ISBN 0-099-28638-6, 1998.

Good used condition with unbroken spine (I suspect this to be unread), crease to the top right corner of the front cover, pages very yellowed.

Layla's Story - Vanessa Gorman Paperback

Under 500g $3

Layla’s Story is a true story of sex, love, relationships and loss.

A thirtysomething woman struggles to fit all the pieces of her life together. She wants a baby, but she also wants her brilliant career. She wants the perfect man, the prince of her childhood dreams – but she’s madly in love with the one man who’s never going to fit that mould. And then, finally, she gets the one thing she wants more than anything else. She falls pregnant…

This is Vanessa Gorman’s extraordinary account of her life before and after losing her baby daughter, Layla, only hours after birth. It is also a love story about a passionate and complicated relationship. Sometimes confronting, but always excruciatingly honest, it is a fearless exploration of desire, expectation, all-encompassing grief and the journey back to hope.

Told with humour and great warmth, this memoir is an unforgettable portrait of one woman’s fight to find meaning and rebuild her life in the face of profound grief.

Layla’s Story is a book that will strike a chord with women of all ages. Vanessa Gorman lays bare her life and explores what it means to be a woman who wants a relationship, a fulfilling career and a child.

ISBN 0-670-02898-3, 2005.

Good used condition, creases to the spine, light wear to the cover.

A Lion Called Christian - Anthony Bourke & John Rendall Hardcover

Under 500g $5

In 2008 an extraordinary two-minute film clip appeared on YouTube and immediately became an international phenomenon. It captures the moving reunion of two young men and their pet lion Christian, after they had left him in Africa with "Born Free's "George Adamson to introduce him into his rightful home in the wild. "A Lion Called Christian "tells the remarkable story of how Anthony "Ace" Bourke and John Rendall, visitors to London from Australia in 1969, bought the boisterous lion cub in the pet department of Harrods. For several months, the three of them shared a flat above a furniture shop on London's King's Road, where the charismatic and intelligent Christian quickly became a local celebrity, cruising the streets in the back of a Bentley, popping in for lunch at a local restaurant, even posing for a fashion advertisement. But the lion cub was growing up - "fast" - and soon even the walled church garden where he went for exercise wasn't large enough for him. How could Ace and John avoid having to send Christian to a zoo for the rest of his life? A coincidental meeting with English actors Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, stars of the hit film "Born Free," led to Christian being flown to Kenya and placed under the expert care of "the father of lions" George Adamson. Incredibly, when Ace and John returned to Kenya to see Christian a year later, they received a loving welcome from their lion, who was by then fully integrated into Africa and a life with other lions. Originally published in 1971, and now fully revised and updated with more than 50 photographs of Christian from cuddly cub in London to magnificent lion in Africa, " A Lion Called Christian "is a touching and uplifting true story of an indelible human-animal bond. It is is destined to become one of the great classics of animal literature.

ISBN 978-0-593-06330-9, 2099.

In good used condition with dust jacket intact, a few light surface scracthes to the dust jacket (mostly on the back), pages have yellowed with some darker yellow patches throughout.

Life with my Sister Madonna - Christopher Ciccone Paperback

Under 500g $3

Christopher Ciccone's extraordinary memoir is based on his forty-seven years of growing up with, working with and understanding the most famous woman of our time. Throughout most of the iconic star's kaleidoscopic career, Christopher played an important role in her life: as her back-up dancer, her personal assistant, her dresser, her decorator, her art director and tour director. Only Christopher can tell the full and riveting story behind her carefully constructed mythology, and reveal the real woman behind the glittering facade. From their shared Michigan childhood and the early days in Manhattan, when he slept on her roach-infested floor and danced with her in clubs all over town, Christopher was with her every step of the way, experiencing her first-hand in all her incarnations. The punk drummer, the raunchy Boy Toy, Material Girl, Mrs Sean Penn, loving mother, Mrs Guy Ritchie, English grand dame -- Christopher witnessed and understood all of them, as his own life was inexorably entwined with that of his chameleon sister. He tangled with a cast of characters from artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, to Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Demi Moore and, of course, Guy Ritchie, whose advent in Madonna's life splintered the loving relationship Christopher once had with her. The mirror image of his legendary sister, with his acid Ciccone tongue, Christopher pulls no punches as he tells his astonishing story.

ISBN 978-1921470080, 2008.

In good used condition with unbroken spine, a few small scuffs and creases to the cover, pages starting to yellow.

What's It All About? - Michael Caine Hardcover 

Over 500g $2

Michael Caine is the best-loved film actor Britain has ever produced. Here, for the first time, he reveals the truth about his childhood, his family and his hard-fought journey from London to Hollywood, bringing to life the lean years and the triumphs with astonishing candour. And with typical charm and humour he talks about the movies, about his relationships - on and off the screen - with other actors and directors, and about the memorable screen presence which is his hallmark.

ISBN 0-09-182648-9, 1992.

In acceptable condition. Unread copy, with dust jacket intact, a few scuffs and small surface scratches to the cover from normal shelf storage, pages starting to yellow around the edges, black scuff marks to the bottom underside and outer side of the book.

Parcel Arrived Safely Tied With String - Michael Crawford Hardcover

Over 500g $2

By turns hilarious, revelatory and desperately sad, here is the autobiography of the man whose TV and stage appearances such as Hello Dolly!, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em and The Phantom of the Opera have made him a national institution. The story of the true identity of his father, which is behind this book's title, leads into an evocative depiction of his tender childhood years. Whilst all the men were away at war, Crawford was surrounded by loving women. For him this was an idyllic wartime childhood, but the return of the men in peacetime signalled darker times to come. Crawford's infectious enjoyment of stage work illumines his account of his early struggles to make a name for himself in the theatre business, and his early failures with girls are lifted by his abiding sense of the absurd. Both in his private life and his work as a successful actor and TV comedian, he begins a lifetime's habit of pratfalls that he would later turn to good use in the character of Frank Spencer in smash hit 1970s TV comedy show Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. His talent for mimicry makes the great personalities in his life come alive on the page; people he has worked with, including Benjamin Britten who taught him to sing, John Lennon - with whom he shared a villa - and Oliver Reed, Michael Winner, Barbra Streisand, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.

ISBN 0-7126-8440-9, 1999.

In good used condition with dust jacket intact, a few scuffs and small surface scratches to the cover from normal shelf storage, pages starting to yellow around the edges.

Broken Music - The Autobiography - Sting Hardcover 

Over 500g $5

'I pore over Beatles albums with the same obsessive and forensic scrutiny that I'd applied to Rodgers and Hammerstein, only now I have a guitar. I have an instrument that can reproduce the practical magic of the chord structures and the network of riffs that their songs are built on. And what songs, one after the other, album after album. I learn to play them all, confident that if I persevere, what I can't play immediately will yield its secret eventually. I will reapply the needle of the record player again and again to the bars of music that seem beyond my analysis, like a safecracker picking a lock, until the prize is mine. No school subject ever occupies as much of my time or energy. I'm not claiming that any kind of prescience about the future was at work here, but there was something in the driven and compulsive nature of this obsession that was unusual, something in the unconscious saying, "This is how you escape." "This is how you escape."

ISBN 0-7432-3184-8, 2003.

Unread copy, with dust jacket intact, a few small surface scratches to the cover from normal shelf storage, pages just starting to yellow.

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China - Jung Chang Paperback

Over 500g $2

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history - a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world. An engrossing record of Mao's impact on China, an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world, and an inspiring tale of courage and love, Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members: her grandmother, a warlord s concubine; her mother s struggles as a young idealistic Communist; and her parents experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution. Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen, then worked as a peasant, a barefoot doctor, a steelworker, and an electrician. As the story of each generation unfolds, Chang captures in gripping, moving and ultimately uplifting detail the cycles of violent drama visited on her own family and millions of others caught in the whirlwind of history.

ISBN 0-00-637492-1, 1992.

In acceptable condition, creases and wear to the cover, previous owner's details blacked-out on the title page, pages yellowing but a heap of reading life left in this yet.

Billy - Pamela Stephenson Large Format Paperback

Over 500g $3

The inside story of the one of the most successful British stand-up comedians, as told by the person best qualified to reveal all about the man behind the comic, his wife of over 20 years - Pamela Stephenson. Once in a lifetime, there strides upon the stage someone who can truly be called a legend. Such a person is the inimitable, timeless genius who is Billy Connolly. His effortlessly wicked whimsy has entranced, enthralled - and split the sides of - thousands upon thousands of adoring audiences. And when he isn't doing that...he's turning in award-winning performances on film and television. He's the man who needs no introduction, and yet he is the ultimate enigma. From a troubled and desperately poor childhood in the docklands of Glasgow he is now the intimate of household names the world over. How did this happen, who is the real Billy Connolly? Only one person can answer that question: his wife, Pamela Stephenson. Pamela's writing combines the very personal with a frank objectivity that makes for a compelling, moving and hugely entertaining biography. This is the real Billy Connolly.

ISBN 0-00-711045-6, 2001.

In acceptable condition - at some stage someone has scribbled on a piece of paper using this as a backing board so the indentations from that have transferred to the cover. There are also some other marks and creases to the cover, pen scribble to the very first page, scuffs to the outer sides of the book and pages starting to yellow. Still absolutely readable with a tonne of life left.

PARENTING & CHILD ISSUES

Raising Boys - Steve Biddulph 1997 Paperback

Under 500g $2 

A word of mouth bestseller which has become one of the best loved and most successful books in the parenting field. Steve Biddulph shares and gives practical and honest advice to parents so they can recognise the different stages of boyhood and learn how to raise happy, confident and kind young men. Boys need to be parented in a different way from girls with their own very special psychological and physical make-up. Home, society and education have failed boys badly - and these failures lead to unhappy men who cannot fully become happy, responsible, emotionally-confident adults. Raising Boys offers parents real-life situations, thought-provoking insights, humour and help.

ISBN 0-646-31418-1, 1997.

In acceptable condition, a few creases to the cover and pages, some yellow spotting especially on the outside edges, two remainder lines on the very bottom of the book.

Raising Boys - Steve Biddulph 2nd Edition 2003 Paperback

Under 500g $3

A word of mouth bestseller which has become one of the best loved and most successful books in the parenting field. In this expanded and updated edition, Steve Biddulph shares and gives practical and honest advice to parents so they can recognise the different stages of boyhood and learn how to raise happy, confident and kind young men. Boys need to be parented in a different way from girls with their own very special psychological and physical make-up. Home, society and education have failed boys badly - and these failures lead to unhappy men who cannot fully become happy, responsible, emotionally-confident adults. Raising Boys offers parents real-life situations, thought-provoking insights, humour and help.

ISBN 1-876451-50-5, 2003.

In acceptable condition. Unbroken spine but a large crease to the front cover. A tea coloured spot inside which runs from the title page through to page 11 and in no way impedes the text.

3 Steps to a Strong Family - Linda & Richard Eyre Hardcover

Under 500g $3

The methods described in this book aim to help parents give children a sense of security and stability and prepare them for the adult world. It shows how to create a family legal system, a family economy and a sense of family identity which work together to provide rules, limits and goals.

ISBN 0-671-88728-9, 1994.

Unread copy, perfect except for some light scuffs and fading to the spine of the dust jacket.

Teaching Your Children Sensitivity - Linda & Richard Eyre Paperback

Under 500g $3

"Although the task of helping typically self-absorbed children become aware of the needs and feelings of others is daunting, sensitivity lies at the heart of those values and qualities responsible parents strive to develop in their offspring. The authors of Teaching Your Children Values (1993) explore the concept of sensitivity to others and how to nurture it and propose a practical nine-month program of skills and awareness development. Progressing through understanding, observing, feeling, communicating, and doing, the Eyres provide practical advice, illustrative stories, parental approaches, and exercises for reinforcing those sensitivity skills. The fresh techniques they advocate, like writing poetry and playing detective, are to help children and their parents hone their abilities to be more honest about their own feelings, more aware of others'. The inspirational, interesting process the Eyres present will make being good more enjoyable for children and doing good more meaningful for adolescents" - Kathryn Carpenter

ISBN 0-671-51713-9

In excellent condition with no creasing to the cover and an unbroken spine - apart from the very yellowed pages this could almost pass for new. This book was cut very roughly along the bottom by the printer for some reason.

50 Simple Things you can do to Raise a Child who loves to Read - Kathy A. Zahler M.A. Paperback

Under 500g $5

How can you get your young child to love reading? Created by a top educator, this guide presents 50 fun, simple, parent-child activities that can help your child develop a lifelong interest in and love of reading. For each activity, easy-to-follow instructions tell what to do, what materials are needed, and how to encourage children to want to find out more.

ISBN 0-02-861765-7, 1997.

In near-new condition with just faint yellowing to the outer edges of the inside covers, unbroken spine. I scanned the cover of this so the photo makes it look brighter than it actually is.

Help Your Baby to Read (Includes Begin Music and Art) - Joy McMillan Paperback

Baby Games - the joyful guide to child's play from birth to three years. - Elaine Martin Paperback

Under 500g $5

Playing with your baby creates special bonds of love, communication, and caring that will last a lifetime. As your child grows from infant to toddler to preschooler, Baby Games supplies rhymes, songs, fingers plays, and games to create a magical childhood.

Introduce your newborn to a new world with "The Elevator Game," "Eeezy-Kneezies," or "Touch the Sky."

Challenge your cruisin' crawler with "The Cushion Climb" or "Grandfa' Grig."

Watch your toddler's gaze of amazement when you blow frozen bubbles or fill up the tub for a "Superbath." The terrible twos are easier to take when your little one learns to sing "I Want to Do It Myself!" And three-year-olds are full of self-satisfaction when they master paper batik or marble painting in your kitchen/art studio.

Baby Games also helps you decorate a nursery or child's room for interactive play, and suggests high-quality books, recordings, and toys for little ones. "Birthdays, Unbirthdays, and Other Excuses for a Party" shows you how to turn any ordinary day into a holiday when you're with your child.

Whether you're a new parent who has forgotten the words to "Rock-a-Bye Baby," or an experienced parent who needs new ideas for the nursery, Baby Games is your guide to playing joyfully with your child.

Millennium Books Australia 1991, ISBN 0-85574-876-1.

Good used condition, some yellowing of the pages and creases to the cover front and back. I scanned the cover of this so the photo makes it look brighter than it actually is.

The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner - Annabel Karmel Paperback

Under 500g $5

Writing from sound practical experience, the Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner was the result of Annabel Karmel's determination to feed her children well while coping with the demands of a professional career.  Now every busy parent can share her knowledge and can prepare imaginative and nourishing baby and toddler meals, effortlessly. Full of mouthwatering recipes, time-saving tips and reassuring menu charts, the book covers the entire weaning to nursery school period and includes recipes arranged by age for easy reference, detailed advice on when to introduce new tastes and textures, menus to suit both toddler and family meals, and guidelines for planning ahead and making the most of your freezer.

ISBN 0-670-90528-3 1991 Australian edition.

Good used condition, two small marks to the inside cover, a water mark to the top outer edge and creases to the cover front and back. I scanned the cover of this so the photo makes it look brighter than it actually is.

 

Family Circle's Feeding Babies and Toddlers + Baby and Toddler Food Paperbacks

Australian Baby & Toddler Meals - Robin Barker Paperback

Under 500g $5

Australian Baby and Toddler Meals is written by the bestselling author of Baby Love, Robin Barker, and explodes all the myths that surround feeding babies and toddlers. Robin takes you through each developmental stage, showing you how to introduce new foods and explaining why some foods are more appropriate at certain stages than others. Realistic advice, based on sound guidelines, is given to help you if your baby or toddler won't eat or will only eat selectively.

Baby and Toddler Meals has over one hundred yummy recipes, suitable not only for babies and toddlers, but for the whole family.

Written in Robin's popular commonsense style and beautifully illustrated, Australian Baby and Toddler Meals is the baby food book that puts the fun back into feeding.

ISBN 0-7329-0940-6 1998

Good used condition, a few small marks to the outer edges and creases to the cover front and back. I scanned the cover of this so the photo makes it look brighter than it actually is.

Questions Children Ask & How to Answer Them - Dr. Miriam Stoppard Hardcover 

OTHER NON-FICTION

Beginning Life - Large Paperback

A Child is Born - Lennart Nilsson & Lars Hamberger, Large Format Paperback

Over 500g $5

This is the 1996 first paperback edition of this beloved classic. When it was first published nearly forty years ago, Lennart Nilsson's A Child is Born broke astonishing new ground, offering an unprecedented glimpse of life inside the womb. Packed with breathtaking photographs and fascinating text, this awesome journey from fertilization to birth is a timeless masterpiece.

ISBN 0-385-41007-7, 1996.

Very good used condition, some mild creases and dents to the cover.

Cigar Aficionado's World of Cigars - Hardcover Coffee Table Book

Yoga for Men (with Bonus Meditation CD) - Bruce Eric Van Horn Large Format Paperback

Under 500g $5

From the moment the alarm clock sounds to the time his head hits the pillow again, the typical man experiences dozens of stressful events every day. Whether it's tight finances, employment insecurity, challenging family issues, or all of the above, the majority of men fail to cope with such stress in a healthy way. "Yoga for Men" equips men with the yoga know-how to improve their physical, mental, and spiritual health. An increasing number of men are tapping into the power yoga can release within them. "Yoga for Men" homes in on yoga techniques that address issues of specific concern to today's males, including reducing the risk of prostate cancer, decreasing daily tension, increasing sexual performance, improving metabolism, and enhancing flexibility and muscle mass. Using a plain-English, straightforward approach, author Bruce Van Horne walks male readers through yoga tips that will help them get into better shape, release fears that are blocking personal goals, and enjoy life more fully.

ISBN 0-7407-2301-4, 2002.

Good used condition, some creases to the cover, I don't think the CD has ever been removed from the casing.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America, The Book - Jon Stewart Hardcover

Over 500g $10

 The host of the award-winning humorous news program offers tongue-in-cheek insight into American democracy with coverage of such topics as the republican qualities of ancient Rome, the antics of our nation's founders, and the ludicrous nature of today's media.

ISBN 0-446-53268-1, 2004, hardcover.

Good used condition, some scuffing and surface scratching to the cover, one scuff to the title page. This did not come with a dust jacket when published.

The Doctor Who Handbook - Seventh Doctor - Paperback

Under 500g $15

Doctor Who The Handbook: The Seventh Doctor, often referred to as simply The Seventh Doctor Handbook, is the seventh and last in the Handbook series by David J Howe and Stephen James Walker - the major contribution by Doctor Who Books to the world of professionally published Doctor Who reference works.

The book is highly regarded as a significant work of Doctor Who scholarship and is used as one of the main reference works for several later reference projects, perhaps most ubiquitously Shannon Sullivan's A Brief History of (Time) Travel website and several issues of Doctor Who Magazine Special Edition.

It is also notable for being the final Doctor Who book of any kind published by any division of Virgin Books, having been released well after the expiry of Virgin's license with the BBC. It was therefore technically released under a special one-off license with the BBC. Each handbook provides both a broad overview and a detailed analysis of one phase of the programme's history.

Sylvester McCoy brought the mystery back to Doctor Who. With his companions Mel, and later the irrepressible Ace, he battled the Rani, Daleks, Cybermen, Haemovores and all manner of other alien horrors to bring justice to the universe, and perhaps enjoying a nice cup of tea once the fighting was all over. Ace, on the other hand, just wanted to blow things up, and it took the Doctor's influence to shape and focus her energies so that she emerged as arguably the most popular of all the Doctor's companions.

This book is an in-depth study of Sylvester McCoy's tenure as the Doctor, including a profile of the actor, a critical summery of each story he starred in, and much, much more.

In addition, this volume looks at what is happened to Doctor Who following its cancellation in 1989, with extensive coverage of the 1996 telemovie which featured Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor and which introduced Paul McGann as the mercurial and bohemian Eighth Doctor.

ISBN 0-426-20527-8, 1999 Edition.

In good used condition, pages are quite yellowed, on break to the spine and a small tear to the front cover near the spine. Cover has a few small creases and dents.

Gary Mehigan's Comfort Food - Coffee Table Size Hardcover

Over 500g $

Anyone Can Be an Expert Skier 2 - Powder, Bumps and Carving - Harald Harb Paperback

Our Family Album - Compiled and Written by Rhoda Nottridge, Hardcover

Over 500g $5

 This is a lavishly combined photograph album and family scrapbook, exquisitely illustrated throughout with charming full colour pictures and suitable quotations. Record your own family history on handsomely decorated pages, collect family treasures and memorabilia and make a unique record for future generations. Divided into sections including family fingerprints, the family tree, schooldays, weddings, holidays etc.

ISBN 1-85833-003-3, 1993 first edition, hardcover.

Very good unused copy - the pages are flawless with just some scuffing to the front cover. This did not come with a dust jacket when published.

Creating Memories - Making a Memory Scrapbook for Life's Special Occasions - Mary-Anne Danaher Hardcover

Over 500g $5

 Each of life’s special occasions brings with it cherished memories – moments to treasure, to capture in photographs, words and with mementos. This book shows you how to lovingly create your own chronicles of these landmark events, such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and holidays. This informative and inspirational guide shows you how to make a beautiful book that can be passed from one generation to another. Illustrated in colour.

ISBN 1-86302-640-1, 1998 first edition, hardcover.

Very good unread copy - the pages are flawless with just some scuffing to the front cover. This did not come with a dust jacket when published.

Step-By-Step Folk Art Flowers - Eva Tummel Large Paperback

Roses Folk Art - Leane Milhano, Country Lane Collectables Large Paperback

Treasury of Traditional Stained Glass Designs - Ann V Winterbotham Large Paperback

Geography In Focus - Stage Four Textbook

Maths Quest 8 for New South Wales - Jacaranda Textbook Paperback

Retroactive Stage 4 World History Third Edition - Jacaranda Textbook Paperback 

Science Focus 2 Second Edition - Pearson Heineman Textbook Paperback (Copy A)

Science Focus 2 Second Edition - Pearson Heineman Textbook Paperback (Copy B)

Jump into PDHPE 1 Third Edition - McMillan Textbook Paperback

The Book of Guinness Advertising - Coffee Table Size Paperback

Italian Country Living - Catherine Sabino (author), Photographs by Guy Bouchet, Thames & Hudson Coffee Table Hardcover

Over 500g $5

A celebration of the beauty of the Italian countryside, mountains and seashore. The photographs present the best of interior design as well as the landscape, interiors, crafts and food of each region. This book includes a directory of home rental agencies, hotels, restaurants and shops.

This book originally retailed for $85, and is a beautiful example of the Coffee Table style books that Thames and Hudson are renowned for.

ISBN 0-500-23530-9, 1988 Hardcover Edition.

In good used condition, the dust jacket has been covered with clear contact which is a little opaque and has wrinkled on the front bottom right hand corner. Just the very slightest hint of yellowing developing to the page edges. 

It's Me or the Dog - Victoria Stilwell Large Hardcover 

Over 500g $5

Accompanying the hit TV series, Victoria Stilwell provides her successful programme for perfect dog training. Do they ignore every word you say? Have they started coming in at all hours? Are they wrecking your home? No, it's not the nation's teenagers - it's our pets. Nearly five million homes in the UK own a dog - but who really calls the shots? With bad behaviour rife, it's time to put the pets in their place - move over power nannies and parenting, this is Supernanny for pets. The Channel 4 series "It's Me or the Dog" has established expert dog trainer Victoria Stilwell as a major TV talent. Her accompanying book offers a superb, practical manual for pet owners - whether faced with training a new puppy or with correcting the bad habits of an existing pet. Seeing the world from the dog's point of view is key and at the heart of Victoria's highly successful philosophy. She explains how dogs learn and provides a timed, structured programme for both puppies and older dogs, plus a wealth of problem-solving advice - from how to handle persistent barking to dealing with car journeys and interaction with children. Absolutely packed with info on everything from dog talk to diet, It's Me or the Dog is the must-have manual for every dog owner.

ISBN 0-00-775440-X, 2005 Hardcover Edition.

In good used condition, a few creases to the first couple of pages and light surface scratches to the cover front and back. 

The Official James Bond Movie Poster Book - Large Paperback, Hamlyn 1987 

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Dream Dictionary - Tony Crisp Paperback

Under 500g $1

This is a 1990 edition of the now-classic, bestselling Dream Dictionary. Let dream therapist Tony Crisp be your guide on one of the most enlightening journeys you will ever take: into the world of your unconscious mind. From Abandoned to Zoo, based on material from thousands of dreams gathered during decades of research, this essential reference is alphabetically organized, providing instant access to a wealth of fascinating information about dreams.

ISBN 0-356-17516-2, 1990.

Acceptable condition, a few creases and light wear to the cover, pages very yellowed but a tonne of reading life left in this.