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Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook

By: Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock: 1988

Seller ID: 010791


608 perfect pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all... View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook

By: Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock: 1988

Seller ID: 011127


608 pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all aspects... View more info

The Da Vinci Code Special Illustrated Collectors Edition

By: Brown, Dan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bantam Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 008542


Brown has created a page-turning thriller that also provides an amazing interpretation of Western history. Brown's hero and heroine embark on a lofty and intriguing exploration of some of Western culture's greatest mysteries--from the nature of the Mona Lisa's smile to the secret of the Holy Grail. Though some will quibble with the veracity of Brown's conjectures, therein lies the fun. The Da Vinci Code is an enthralling read that provides rich food for thought. Book in ... View more info

The Da Vinci Code Special Illustrated Collectors Edition

By: Brown, Dan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bantam Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 008554


Brown has created a page-turning thriller that also provides an amazing interpretation of Western history. Brown's hero and heroine embark on a lofty and intriguing exploration of some of Western culture's greatest mysteries--from the nature of the Mona Lisa's smile to the secret of the Holy Grail. Though some will quibble with the veracity of Brown's conjectures, therein lies the fun. The Da Vinci Code is an enthralling read that provides rich food for thought. Book in ... View more info

In And Around The Rocks

By: Coleman, J

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, View Productions: 2001

Seller ID: 008051


103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition. View more info

ART PLASTIC: DESIGNED FOR LIVING

By: Dinoto Andrea

Price: $61.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007494


Very Good condition. "Within the last decade, many serious collectors- including major museums and galleries- have begun to regard plastic as one of the most fascinating materials in the world of decorative and industrial design. This lavish pictorial history demonstrates that objects made of plastic have great diversity of form and wide appeal, that they are sculptural, usually colourful, often humorous, but also sleekly sophisticated. They range in style from Edwar... View more info

Good Cooking the New Essentials

By: Dupleix, Jill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Quadrille: 2003

Seller ID: 008623


French flaps with semi-embossed titling, 176pp of temptation by the influential and inspirational Dupleix. Beautiful photography. Read it and eat! View more info

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Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By: Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, DuMont Monte UK,: 2001

Seller ID: 009669


Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my... View more info

HELLO

By: Foley J. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Algonquin Publishing Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006466


Good condition. No inscription. Small gift from the 1920s, containing a number of small poems pertaining to greetings and the word "Hello!". Colour illustrations. View more info

THE WORLD OF ANCIENT CHINA

By: Grosier J.B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: John Gifford: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007541


Very Good/Good condition. Heavier items may require additional postage. View more info

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My Favourite Ingredients

By: Gyngell, Skye

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Quadrille Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 012201


This charming cookbook showcases the beauty and bounty that we find in nature--and helps us incorporate a bit of that natural abundance in our own kitchens. Each chapter stars one delicious ingredient--from asparagus to fish to cheese to honey--and offers diverse recipes based on a wide range of natural pairings, such as Crab Cakes with Corn Puree and Chili Oil, Goat Cheese Souffle with Lemon Thyme, and Chicken with Figs and Honey. In this very personal collection of mor... View more info

THE SATURDAY BOOK

By: Hadfield John (ed)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1955

Edition: 15th Edition

Seller ID: 006999


Very Good condition. The 15th edition, dating to 1955. A collection of art, cultural photographs, humour, articles on art and culture, and a myriad of other subjects. Intended for a Saturday afternoon's perusal. Comes with it's own decorative box. View more info

AN AUSTRALIAN TREASURY OF POPULAR VERSE

By: Haynes Jim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: ABC Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007487


Very Good condition. "Verse is more than pleasant, jingling rhyme. It can document history, heroics and current events, tell stories, comment on social issues and satirise. At best it can be a subtle and satisfying form of literature, but its primary purpose is entertainment- for reading, writing, performing and listening..a portrait of Australia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries." View more info

THE BEST AFTER-DINNER STORIES

By: Heald Tim, Selected By

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Folio Society, London: 2004

Seller ID: 006078


A collection of stories told/written by many recognised names including, Jilly Cooper recounting her meeting with David Niven, Helen Fielding, Evelyn Waugh, Osbert Sitwell, Mae West and many more. The book is in AS New condition, and is boxed also in AS New condition. View more info

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Great Auto Races

By: Helck, Peter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 011930


Peter Helck (1893-1988) was an American illustrator who specialized in depicting racecars. He estimated that he had produced more than 600 sketches, drawings and paintings during his career. Helck developed an early interest in automobiles, and as a boy caught rides with the race car driver who tested Simplex cars. In the mid 1940s he was commissioned by Esquire magazine for eight paintings depicting early motor racing. Helck was one of the founding faculty for the Famou... View more info

THE WIT OF OSCAR WILDE

By: Holland Merlin, Edited By

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The Folio Society, London: 2005

Seller ID: 006073


Beautifully presented in an "As New" box. Book has gilt coloured boards with black illustrations on boards and spine. Book is unread and includes Essays, Stories and plays by Oscar Wilde, illustrated throughout by Ian Archie Beck. BOXED EDITION VERY WELL PRESENTED View more info

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

By: Khayyam Omar, English By Edward Fitzgerald

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Collins Clear Type Press, London: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007555


Very Good condition. This beautiful book is in very good condition with no names, or marks throughout the book (apart from the original bookseller stamp). The book still has the original clear plastic wrapper and there are a number of black and white illustrations by Margaret R. Caird. The original box is also in good condition. View more info

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Falling Cloudberries

By: Kiros, Tessa

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Murdoch Books: 2004

Seller ID: 011049


They say you can't judge a book by its cover - well, whoever "they" are I'm sure that, like me, they'd fall in love with this book the second their eyes lit upon its lustrous, luscious cover. The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros's work "exuberant and colorful." And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and ... View more info

Falling Cloudberries

By: Kiros, Tessa

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Murdoch Books: 2004

Seller ID: 010969


They say you can't judge a book by its cover - well, whoever "they" are I'm sure that, like me, they'd fall in love with this book the second their eyes lit upon its lustrous, luscious cover. The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros's work "exuberant and colorful." And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and ... View more info

On Flowers

By: Kleinman, K and Slavin, S

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Seller ID: 008608


159 perfect pages of gorgeous, engaging photos & text. This book exemplifies excellence in design and layout. View more info