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A Thirst for Life : With the Accent on Cricket

By: Blofeld, Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08120112

ISBN: 034077049X

Condition: Fine


Minor bumping and a couple of nicks on the jacket folds. The autobiography on one of cricket's best-loved characters. With his trademark bow tie, his distinctive rich, plumy voice and his eccentric observations Henry Blofeld is one of Britain's prized experts. He has been close to the heart of the game for over 40 years. As a leading commentator on Test Match Special and cricket writer, at home and abroad, he has informed and entertained wide audiences with his extensive knowledge and perception of cricket at the very highest level. Last year Henry Blofeld was forced by major heart surgery to ... View more info

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Madam Secretary : A Biography of Madeleine Albright

By: Blood, Thomas

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09010321

ISBN: 0312171803

Condition: Fine


Minor bumping to edge of dustjacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0312171803. ISBN/EAN: 9780312171803. Inventory No: 09010321. Hardcover View more info

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Revenge : A Story of Hope

By: Blumenfeld, Laura

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 07090078

ISBN: 0330493604

Condition: As New


Remainder mark. In Jerusalem 1986, a member of a rebel faction of the PLO shot Laura Blumenfeld's father. He survived, but Blumenfeld was haunted by a desire for revenge. Travelling across Europe, the United States and the Middle East, Blumenfeld talked to Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, members of the Albanian Blood Feud Committee, the chief of the Iranian judiciary, the mayor of Palermo, an Egyptian heroin smuggler, the Israeli prime minister and the military chief of staff - as well as priests, prostitutes, sports fans and schoolgirls. Her aim was seemingly simple: to understand the mechanics and... View more info

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A New Song

By: Boone, Pat

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Marshall Morgan & Scott: 1981

Seller ID: 17010303

ISBN: 0551009152

Condition: Very Good


192 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0551009152. ISBN/EAN: 9780551009158. Inventory No: 17010303. Paperback View more info

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Alan Border: An Autobiography

By: Border, Alan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17020308

ISBN: 0454012217

Condition: Near Fine


230 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0454012217. ISBN/EAN: 9780454012217. Inventory No: 17020308. Hardcover View more info

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Beyond Ten Thousand : My Life Story

By: Border, Allan

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Australia, Swan Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11110655

ISBN: 0646132334

Condition: Very Good


272 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Dust Jacket un-clipped. The man credited with rescuing Australian Cricket, Allan Border lives in a part of Brisbane that's still notionally bush. He bought the comfortable house atop the hill back when there were no neighbours, but since then others have moved in on every side, crowding him like close fielders when the ball is spinning on the fifth day. A magpie and its baby peck about in his wife's raised vegetable patch. The adult bird has it in for him and swoops every time he sets off on his bike. The worst part of these attacks, says Border, is you kno... View more info

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Beyond Ten Thousand : My Life Story

By: Border, Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Wild Peony: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18120254

ISBN: 0646132334

Condition: Near Fine


272 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. The man credited with rescuing Australian Cricket, Allan Border lives in a part of Brisbane that's still notionally bush. He bought the comfortable house atop the hill back when there were no neighbours, but since then others have moved in on every side, crowding him like close fielders when the ball is spinning on the fifth day. A magpie and its baby peck about in his wife's raised vegetable patch. The adult bird... View more info

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Head On: Botham : The Autobiography

By: Botham, Ian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Ebury Press: 2007

Seller ID: 09030037

ISBN: 009192149X

Condition: As New


384 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Voted the greatest English cricketer of the 20th century by the fans, Sir Ian Botham is the English game's one true living legend and his story both on and off the pitch reads like a Boy's Own rollercoaster ride. Born with a natural genius for the game, Botham began breaking records with bat and ball from a young age and soon became the man English cricket expected most from. After a troubled period as captain, Botham rose once again to... View more info

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Wally's World

By: Boulton, Marsha

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2008

Seller ID: 10060461

ISBN: 0330424246

Condition: As New


272 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Marsha Boulton gave up her glamorous job as a journalist, and with her partner Stephen, moved to a farm in the middle of nowhere. Shortly after they learned they would not be able to have a child together. Around this time, Wally came into their lives – a bull terrier puppy with a face like a bicycle seat and an appetite for everything from tree branches to keys. They had no idea they'd actually got a ki... View more info

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They Flew to Fame

By: Bowen, Robert Sidney

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Whitman Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 17080335

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


210 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. No dust jacket as issued. Pages are considerably tanned. Illustrator: Geoffrey Biggs & Nel Clairmonte. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 17080335. Hardcover View more info

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Branson

By: Bower, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 10030205

ISBN: 1841153869

Condition: Fine


Uneven tanning on top closed edge of pages. No British tycoon is more popular, few claim to be richer and none has masterminded a more recognizable brand than Richard Branson. What is behind the success of the buccaneering balloonist, the tabloids' favourite celebrity nude, the "grinning jumper" and the scourge of corporate goliaths? Helped by eyewitness accounts of more than 250 people with direct experience of Branson, Tom Bower has a uncovered a different tale to the one so eagerly promoted by Virgin's publicists. Here is the full story of Branson: his businesses, his friendships, h... View more info

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A Million Moments: A Memoir

By: Bowles, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Memoirs Foundation: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13080007

ISBN: 0980426863

Condition: Very Good


135 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780980426861. Inventory No: 13080007. Paperback View more info

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The Montforts

By: Boyd, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NSW, Lansdowne: 1975

Seller ID: 12102375

ISBN: 0701805404

Condition: Good


255 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Gift inscription in ink. Page edges a little browned. Edgewear to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0701805404. ISBN/EAN: 9780701805401. Inventory No: 12102375. Paperback View more info

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No Passing Glory : Biography of Group Captain Cheshire VC

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1957

Seller ID: 20020283

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


384 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Pages are lightly tanned. Biography of Group Captain Cheshire VC Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 20020283. Hardcover View more info

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Dreams Can Come True

By: Boyle, Susan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 11041033

ISBN: 0718156919

Condition: Near Fine


246 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are lightly tanned. On 11 April 2009, 48-year-old spinster Susan Magdalane Boyle stepped out on to the stage of Britain's Got Talent to jeers and sniggers. As she announced she was going to sing 'I Dreamed a Dream', the judges Simon Caldwell, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan didn't bother to hide their amusement. One minute later, they - and very soon the world - were giving Susan a standing ovation. She had the voice of an ange... View more info

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Joan Sutherland

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10080376

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


256 pages. Has 41B written in texta on the inside of both back and front boards, as well a a date stamps on the last end page. Fading to spine and tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 10080376. Hardcover View more info

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Joan Sutherland

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by person(s) connected with book

Seller ID: 15100207

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Signed "Sincerely Joan Sutherland" on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 15100207. Hardcover View more info

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Joan Sutherland

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17020212

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 17020212. Hardcover View more info

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Farewell to Cricket

By: Bradman, Donald

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney ; New York, Editions T. Thompson ; New: 1994

Seller ID: 11020088

ISBN: 187589201X

Condition: Very Good


316 pages. Reading creases to spine. Covers have no creasing. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are lightly tanned. Sir Donald Bradman made his international debut 66 years ago for New South Wales against the Marylebone Cricket Club. This is his account of his playing career with a selection of historical photographs and a complete record of his scores from 1927 to 1949. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 187589201X. ISBN/EAN: 9781875892013. Inventory No: 11020088. Paperback View more info

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Endgame : The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Bobby Fischer

By: Brady, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19110027

ISBN: 1742662366

Condition: Near Fine


402 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. At 13 years of age Bobby Fischer was the youngest chess master in US history, but the brilliant boy with the genius IQ would spend his adult life struggling with paranoia and mental illness. When he passed away in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. What motivated him from such a young age, and what was the source of his remarkable intellect? What drew this man of Jewish descent to fulminate against Jews, and how was it that a mind so famously disciplined ... View more info