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1. Abagnale, Frank W. (2001). The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud. Sydney: Bantam Books. 225 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The world famous con artist and bestselling author of "Catch Me If You Can" reveals the tricks of the scam trade - with advice that has made him one of the world's most sought-after fraud prevention experts. ISBN: 1863253327. Our Book No: 20933. $10 AUD.

2. Abagnale, Frank W.; Redding, Stan (2002). Catch Me if You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit! (The True Story of a Real Fake) (Movie tie-in ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 293 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, crease front cover along spine, sticker residue, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. Autobiography of the notorious American con man, impostor and escape artist. Now a major film starring Leonardo diCaprio and Tom Hanks. ISBN: 1863253920. Our Book No: 20853. $10 AUD.

3. Abzug, Robert H. (1985). Inside the Vicious Heart: Americans and the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 192 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), minor edgewear jacket (front flap creased), faint foxing edges (minimal flyleaf & title page). History and photos of the American GIs and other witnesses who liberated the Nazi concentration camps and were shocked at what they found. The Holocaust truly transformed our sense of the human capacity for evil. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0195035976. Our Book No: 21503. $10 AUD.

4. Aharoni, Dov (1985). General Sharon's War Against Time Magazine: His Trial and Vindication. New York: Steimatzky & Shapolsky. 336 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, edgewear. The story of how the Israeli general and cabinet minister sued Time magazine for libel and won the court case. Featuring original courtroom sketches and photographs. The disputed Time article was about Sharon's alleged role in the brutal murder by Lebanese militia of Palestinians in two refugee camps. ISBN: 0933503008. Our Book No: 12783. $10 AUD.

5. Ainsworth, Peter B. (2000). Psychology and Crime: Myths and Reality (1st ed) [Longman Criminology Series]. Essex: Pearson Education. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, crease bottom edge rear cover. Provides an accessible and intriguing introduction to some of the links between the fields of psychology and crime, in relation to society and the law. ISBN: 0582414245. Our Book No: 24302. $25 AUD.

6. Alexander, Alison (2014). Tasmania's Convicts: How Felons Built a Free Society. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 318 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth. Tells the history of the men and women transported to what became one of Britain's most notorious convict colonies. Following the lives of dozens of convicts and their families, she uncovers stories of success, failure, and everything in between. While some suffered brutal conditions, most served their time and were freed, becoming ordinary and peaceful citizens. Yet, over the decades, a terrible stigma became associated with the convicts, and they and the whole colony went to extraordinary lengths to hide it. The majority of Tasmanians today have convict ancestry, whether they know it or not. While the public stigma of its convict past has given way to a contemporary fascination with colonial history, she debates whether the convict past lingers deep in the psyche of white Tasmania. ISBN: 9781743318720. Our Book No: 16377. $20 AUD.

7. Allingham, Cedric; Moore, Patrick (anonymous author) (1954). Flying Saucer from Mars (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Muller. 143 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos, edges & title page moderately foxed, owner's written name. The author claimed to see a flying saucer land in Scotland and communicate with the occupant. There is even a photo of the Martian. This book was later exposed as a hoax written by British astronomer Patrick Moore to demonstrate the gullibility of the British public. Our Book No: 12226. $10 AUD.

8. Alvarez, A. (1979). The Savage God: A Study of Suicide (Reprint ed). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 320 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Uses the framework of two personal accounts (his own attempt, and that of Sylvia Plath). Literature perspective. ISBN: 0140037470. Our Book No: 21482. $10 AUD.

9. Anggraeni, Dewi (2003). Who Did This to Our Bali? Briar Hill, VIC: Indra Publishing. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. Written by an Indonesian journalist working in Australia. Laments the changes in Bali after the terrorist bombings of 12 October 2002, which killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. Presents a comprehensive summary of the event, the investigation and the main perpetrators. Dewi's work as an Indonesian journalist in Australia puts her in a unique position to observe and understand how the tragedy of the Bali bombing has played out in Australia, Bali and elsewhere in Indonesia. Indonesians and foreign observers alike have been pondering whether 'Indonesian Islam' remains as moderate, liberal and tolerant as many had believed. ISBN: 1920787089. Our Book No: 24322. $10 AUD.

10. Arlacchi, Pino; Steinberg, Jonathan (translator) (1983). Mafia, Peasants and Great Estates: Society in Traditional Calabria (1st translated ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 212 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables, figures, edges lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (faint foxing flaps, minor edgewear), faint foxing last two pages, owner's written name & date flyleaf. Written by a writer serving on the Italian Government Anti-Mafia Commission. Demonstrates that within the Italian region of Calabria there existed not one but a range of 'traditional' societies. Three are examined in detail: an area of independent peasant proprietors, producing crops on small plots of land,: one of market-oriented olive and wine production with an anarchic social structure based on the unpredictability of the harvest; and one dominated by great landed estates where the proprietors controlled a landless labor force. This book will be of interest to a wide range of sociologists, anthropologists, historians and development economists concerned with the nature of traditional societies and the impact of modernisation on them. ISBN: 0521251362. Our Book No: 27167. $15 AUD.

11. Arlacchi, Pino (1988). Mafia Business: The Mafia Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 239 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear, light creasing covers, pages lightly toned. Written by a writer serving on the Italian Government Anti-Mafia Commission. A thoroughly documented account of the transition from the old-style Mafia of The Godfather to the new gangster-capitalists. ISBN: 0192851977. Our Book No: 24037. $10 AUD.

12. Arthurs, Peter (1981). With Brendan Behan: A Personal Memoir. New York: St Martin's Press. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, dual binding (has superior binding along spine), edges lightly foxed. An intimate and startling portrait, during the last years of his life, of the brawling Irish playwright and ex-IRA gun runner, by his bodyguard and psychological sparring partner. ISBN: 0312884710. Our Book No: 12908. $18 AUD.

13. Arvedlund, Erin (2009). Madoff: The Man Who Stole $65 Billion (1st UK ed). London: Penguin Books. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the biggest fraudster ever: the American financier who stole from wealthy charities in a giant Ponzi Scheme. It is a story of greed, betrayal and lies, of remorseless risk-taking, family tragedy and financial disaster. ISBN: 9780141045467. Our Book No: 26469. $14 AUD.

14. Atwan, Abdel Bari (2006). The Secret History of al-Qa'ida. London: Saqi Books. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). A journalist and al-Qa'ida expert explains the terrorist group's origins and masterminds. Reveals how al-Qa'ida's radical departure from the classic terrorist/guerrilla blueprint has enabled it to outpace less adaptable efforts to neutralise it. Its acts of violence are not random attacks but rather according to decisive design underwritten by unwavering patience. ISBN: 0863567606. Our Book No: 15750. $15 AUD.

15. Baer, Robert (2002). See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Solidier in the CIA's War on Terrorism. New York: Crown / Random House. 284 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, minor edgewear, small crease flyleaf, small mark top edge. A candid memoir of his years spent as a CIA case officer, and a look at the roots of modern terrorism. ISBN: 0609810278. Our Book No: 24653. $15 AUD.

16. Barenblatt, Daniel (2004). A Plague upon Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan's Germ Warfare Operation. New York: HarperCollins. 260 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), few rear pages creased. First edition. In this meticulously documented work, the author draws upon startling new evidence of Japan's germ warfare program, including firsthand accounts from both perpetrators and survivors. Authoritative, alarming and gripping from start to finish, this book is a powerful investigation that exposes one of the most shameful chapters in human history. ISBN: 0060186259. Our Book No: 15964. $15 AUD.

17. Baron-Cohen, Simon (2011). Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty (1st ed). London: Allen Lane / Penguin Books. 190 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. First edition. An expert in autism, developmental psychopathology and mindblindness, the author has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were mere objects. He turns the focus away from evil and onto the explanatory factor, empathy. He explores four new ideas. Firstly, that we all lie somewhere on an empathy spectrum, from high to low, from six degrees to zero degrees. Secondly, that deep within the brain lies the "empathy circuit". Thirdly, that empathy is not only something we learn but that there are also genes associated with empathy. Fourthly, a lack of empathy leads to mostly negative results (eg, psychopathy), but is sometimes positive (autism). ISBN: 9780713997910. Our Book No: 14919. $35 AUD.

18. Bascomb, Neal (2010). Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi (Reprint ed). Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin. 388 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. Records the story of the hunt for Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, who vanished in 1945 when the Allies stormed Berlin. It took a 15-year chase to locate him in Argentina, and remove him for trial in Israel. The author uses new information and interviews, recently declassified documents, and meticulous research to write this history that offers the intrigue of a detective story. ISBN: 9780547248028. Our Book No: 26684. $12 AUD.

19. Baxter, Carol (2011). Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 364 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, frontispiece, pages faintly toned, corners & fore-edge rear cover (& last few pages) little creased, minor edgewear. The true account of Captain Thunderbolt, or Frederick Ward (1836 - 1870) and Mary Ann Bugg. Intelligent and beautiful, Mary Ann Bugg dressed as a man, rode like a man, and helped keep Thunderbolt ahead of the troopers and trackers intent on pursuing him to the end. These two bushrangers defied social conventions for freedom. This is a fresh retelling of one of Australia's greatest bushranging stories. ISBN: 9781742372877. Our Book No: 29400. $20 AUD.

20. Bayley, John (2004). Daylight Corroboree: A First-Hand Account of the Wanda Koolmatrie Hoax. [Adelaide]: Eidolon Books. 111 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The remarkable story of how he and a colleague created a fake Aboriginal writer, Wanda Koolmatrie, who wrote an autobiographical novel "My Own Sweet Time" (Magabala Press), which won the Dobbie Award for Australian Woman Writers in 1996. He later revealed the hoax in a Sydney tabloid newspaper (Daily Telegraph). ISBN: 0958546649. Our Book No: 16925. $40 AUD.

21. Behan, Tom (2009). See Naples and Die: The Camorra and Organised Crime (New ed). London: Tauris Parke Paperbacks / I. B. Tauris. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine little creased. New edition. A century before the emergence of its cousin, the Sicilian mafia, the criminal organisation known as "The Camorra" was establishing a deadly grip on Naples and Southern Italy. Its influence today is as strong as ever. This account of the organisation and its shadowy leaders reveals a crime syndicate of extraordinary power and resources: it involves the major political parties, along with the police, judiciary, administrators and leading figures in the business community. ISBN: 9781848850187. Our Book No: 16758. $18 AUD.

22. Benedict, Jeff (2003). No Bone Unturned from Waco to Croatia: The Adventures of a Top Forensic Scientist (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Pymble: HarperCollins. 304 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The compelling portrait of a Smithsonian forensic scientist who has identified and investigated the human remains in America's most notorious crimes and mass disasters, as well as international crime scenes and ancient human remains. ISBN: 0732278279. Our Book No: 24686. $10 AUD.

23. Benns, Matthew (2011). Dirty Money: The True Cost of Australia's Mineral Boom (1st ed). Sydney: William Heinemann / Random House. 296 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, front cover lightly scratched, slight bump base spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The true story of Australia's mineral boom. It is a story of greed, corruption and murder. A book every Australian needs to read, because it is the story of our national wealth, and how those who have access to it are abusing the privilege. Includes environmental pollution, and exploitation of African nations. ISBN: 9781742750002. Our Book No: 26301. $18 AUD.

24. Beresford, Quentin (2008). The Godfather: The Life of Brian Burke. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Once touted as a future Australian prime minister, former Western Australian premier Brian Burke has had a rollercoaster political career. As premier, the man in the Panama hat, was was a key player behind the mineral boom that became the infamous WA Inc. in the 1980s. After a high profile inquiry, he was jailed for corruption in 1994, and again in 1997. Brian Burke then became a ruthless behind-the-scenes powerbroker in WA politics, business and unions. With his capacity to deliver fundraising largesse to the ALP, his control over preselections, and a cadre of mafia-like devoted supporters, he became the Godfather of WA politics. The amazing story of his spectacular rise and spectacular fall. ISBN: 9781741755565. Our Book No: 16683. $20 AUD.

25. Berman, Paul (2004). Terror and Liberalism. London: W. W. Norton. 220 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. A manifesto for an aggressive liberal response to terrorist attacks. One of America's most brilliant public intellectuals, he has spent his career writing on revolutionary movements and their totalitarian aspects. He argues that, in the "War on Terror", we are not facing a battle of the West against Islam - a clash of civilizations. We are facing, instead, the same battle that tore apart Europe during most of the 20th century, only in a new version. It is the clash of liberalism and its enemies - the battle between freedom and totalitarianism that arose in Europe many years ago and spread to the Muslim world. The author considers the wars against fascism and communism from the past, and draws cautionary lessons. But he also draws, from those past experiences, a liberal program that departs in fundamental respects from the policies of the Bush administration. ISBN: 0393325555. Our Book No: 16065. $12 AUD.

26. Blyth, Ken; Corris, Peter (with) (2000). Petro-Pirates: The Hijacking of the Petro Ranger (1st ed). Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A unique first-hand account of being a survivor of modern piracy. In the early hours of 17th April 1998, 40km off the Malaysian coast, the Australian skipper of the 12,000 tonne Petro Ranger fell victim to bandits of another age. In this case the pirates were finally captured, and the full story can now be told - of 50 days of terror on the high seas. ISBN: 1865083682. Our Book No: 25377. $12 AUD.

27. Boese, Alex (2003). The Museum of Hoaxes: A Collection of Pranks, Stunts, Deceptions and Other Wonderful Stories Contrived for the Public from the Middle Ages to the New Millennium (Australian ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 269 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A fascinating illustrated historical tour of hundreds of documented hoaxes, many collected here for the first time. Read about the curiosities and cons of the most notorious hornswogglers and flimflam men of the 19th century. Be astounded at the impostors, pretenders, and tricksters of the 20th century. The Queen of England, Jimmy Carter, the editors of The New York Times - no one is immune to the cunning of history's hoaxers. From the origin of April Fools' Day to the Taco Liberty Bell, from Bigfoot to the War of the Worlds. ISBN: 0143001183. Our Book No: 5689. $10 AUD.

28. Bogle, Michael; Kirby, Hon. Justice Michael (foreword) (2008). Convicts: Transportation and Australia (Revised ed). Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, spine ends little scuffed. This revised book, originally written to accompany the 1999 Convicts exhibition at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Sydney, looks at some of the issues around the banishment of thousands of convict men, women and children to Australia. Some of the convict topics covered are: labour and skills, diet of prisoners, the British military's role in the penal settlement, the Female Factory system, the difficulties of forming a family under the system, and the bitter struggle to end convict transportation to Australia. One of the first books to look at Australia's criminal past on a national scale. ISBN: 9781876991302. Our Book No: 29453. $30 AUD.

29. Bottom, Bob (1987). Connections II: Crime Rackets and Networks of Influence in Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Sun Books. 120 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened cover, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, light toning edges, faint foxing inside front cover & first two page edges, minor edgewear. This is the second in a special series on organized crime in Australia. Provides insight into connections between the American mafia and Australian crime identities, including revealing taped conversations with the Mr Bigs of the drug trade. ISBN: 0725105348. Our Book No: 22631. $10 AUD.

30. Bottoms, Timothy; Evans, Raymond (foreword) (2013). Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland's Frontier Killing Times (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, maps, covers little creased (notably corners), minor edgewear. The first systematic account of frontier violence in Queensland. The author identifies massacres, poisonings and other incidents, including many that have not been in print before. He explains how the dispossession of Aboriginal landowners continued over decades. ISBN: 9781743313824. Our Book No: 29254. $22 AUD.

31. Brand, Ian (1995). Sarah Island Penal Settlements 1822 - 1833 and 1846 - 1847 (Reprint ed). Tasmania: Regal Publications. 77 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tiny mark fore-edge last few pages, light creasing covers, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. A brief history of the people who once lived upon Sarah and Grummet Islands, and worked around the harbour and up Gordon River from 1822 to 1833. ISBN: 0949457310. Our Book No: 25034. $20 AUD.

32. Briand, Pierre Cesar (1834). Aventures d'un Jeune Naufrage, ou Voyages d'un Petit Negre a Recherche de Son Maitre: Histoire Maritime Veritable Racontee aux Enfans par l'Auteur du Voyage d'un Chien. Paris: Librarie Enfantine et Juvenile de Pierre Maumus. 285 pp. Hardback small, good condition, original brown leather cover (spine decoration & label), marbled endpapers & edges, black & white engravings (frontispiece, title page & two internal pages), cover & gilt & title label rubbed (edgewear), string bookmark, dated prize bookplate, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). Title translation: "Adventures of a Young Wreck, or Voyages of a Little Negro in Search of His Master: True Maritime History Taught to Children by the Author of a Dog's Journey". A children's adventure story with an abolitionist message regarding slavery. Monsieur de Ternan, the French heir to a tobacco plantation in Marinique, is a reluctant slave owner, an enlightened man who has received his education in Philadelphia [where abolition of slavery was especially promoted]. On a voyage back to France with his African servant, Congo, the two are separated after a shipwreck in the Atlantic, and Congo must survive first in Cork (Ireland), then in London, before returning to the Antilles and gaining his freedom. (Estimated date, 1834. No copy available in Australian libraries.). Our Book No: 16845. $140 AUD.

33. Brown, Warren (2015). Lasseter's Gold (The Mystery of Harold Lasseter and His Fabulously Rich Gold Reef in the Central Australian Desert). Sydney: Hachette Australia. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. When Harold Bell Lasseter disappeared in 1930 it could have been the end of a mystery. Thirty-three years earlier he had staggered out of the desert, almost dead, his pockets bulging with gold, claiming to have found a 15-kilometre gold reef. The mystery deepened when he and a surveyor returned to the isolated and mysterious ranges where the reef was supposed to be located. It became legendary when the largest inland expedition since Burke and Wills was launched. Vividly recreates the drama of the search - the characters, the fights, the soaring temperatures, the impossible terrain, the plane crash, the pistol-carrying dingo-skinner who appeared out of nowhere. And who was Lasseter? A one-time sailor, a bigamist, a man who claimed John Bradfield stole his plans for a single-span bridge to cross Sydney Harbour - was he also a very good liar? The gripping story of an outback legend. Is it just a myth, a fraud - or is there really a massive gold reef out there? ISBN: 9780733631603. Our Book No: 17055. $20 AUD.

34. Browning, Christopher R. (1995). The Path to Genocide: Essays on Launching the Final Solution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 191 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, small crease bottom edge rear cover & last few pages, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear & rubbing. This authoritative account of the evolution of Nazi Jewish policy seeks to answer some of the fundamental questions about what actually happened and why, between the outbreak of war and the emergence of the Final Solution. Based on detailed case studies uncovering important and telling new evidence. ISBN: 0521558786. Our Book No: 21112. $10 AUD.

35. Buchanan, Cathy; Hartley, Peter R. (1992). The Economic Theory of Crime and Its Implications for Crime Control [CIS Policy Monograph]. Sydney, St Leonards: CIS: Centre for Independent Studies. 80 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, figures, edges lightly foxed, tiny stain fore-edge, minor edgewear. An exposition regarding the economics as a cause of crime, and the consequences for crime control. ISBN: 0949769819. Our Book No: 24142. $15 AUD.

36. Buckby, Pauline (2003). David Howie: Devil or Saint? Smithton, TAS: Jamala Press. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, no flyleaf or title page as issued, black & white photos, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners & top spine. From the author's notes: The events that took place in the life of David Howie are historical fact, and appropriate record details are quoted in the bibliography. There is no evidence that Howie left any diaries, so some speculation and embellishment has been necessary to reconstruct his story where no records exist. An insight into David Howie's immediate family in Fifeshire where he was born, has been well researched. He became a household name in Australia in 1845. The research over many years in England, Scotland and Australia tells the story of a man who became a legend in his adopted country. The story is one of crime, passion, wrecked ships, attempted murder, sealers, pirates, Aborigines, graft and incredible bravery. He rescued the survivors of the Cataraqui wreck on King Island, Australia's worst sea tragedy on record. He was awarded the title of Straits Constable by the government of the day in order to police the islands of Bass Strait. ISBN: 1876913088. Our Book No: 29603. $35 AUD.

37. Buckley, Ken (2008). Buckley's! Ken Buckley: Historian, Author and Civil Libertarian: An Autobiography. Sydney, Leichhardt: A&A Book Publishing. 373 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos. A vivid and lived-in account of his professional and personal life, revealing his vulnerabilities as well as his unswerving commitment to civil liberties. He was a founding member of the NSW Council of Civil Liberties (CCL). He tenaciously challenged censorship, police corruption and ASIO's unwarranted intrusions. This autobiography is published posthumously by his widow, Bernice Buckley. ISBN: 0975786482. Our Book No: 24582. $15 AUD.

38. Bullen, David (2004). Fake: My Life as a Rogue Trader. Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley. 157 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The story of one of four rogue traders whose foreign exchange deals cost the National Australia Bank (NAB) $360 million. His attitude has changed from arrogance to tolerance and detachment through the practice of Zen Buddhism. ISBN: 1740310993. Our Book No: 20191. $10 AUD.

39. Burt, Cyril (1948). The Young Delinquent (Reprint ed) [The Sub-Normal School-Child: Volume 1]. London: University of London Press. 662 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, tables, black & white photos (including frontispiece), edgewear, bottom edge lightly stained, cover edges flecked, owner's written name. Heavy. A detailed empirical report the psychology of juvenile crime. This book is complete in itself, but is the first of a series of three books on abnormal childhood. Our Book No: 21261. $25 AUD.

40. Burton, Pamela (2012). The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, errata slip loosely inserted. Biography of the man who killed his father and sister in November 2009 at his sister's home in Randwick (a southern Sydney suburb). The author highlights the issues that confront families coping with mental illness, in this case, paranoid schizophrenia - and how the killer "slipped through the cracks" of the mental health system (in both Australia and Britain) over many years. ISBN: 9780522862317. Our Book No: 27097. $12 AUD.

41. Butler, Richard (1983). Eureka Stockade. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 185 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map, edges slightly foxed, pages faintly toned as usual, edgewear. The story of the celebrated rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in Victoria in 1854, lead by Irish-born miner Peter Lalor. ISBN: 0207146462. Our Book No: 7911. $15 AUD.

42. Calce, Michael; Silverman, Craig (with) (2008). Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken (1st ed). Toronto: Viking Canada / Penguin Books. 277 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), promotional strip wraparound taped to jacket. First edition. The amazing untold story of how a 15-year-old Canadian boy shut down the world's biggest websites. In 2000, an unknown attacker brought down the websites of Amazon, CNN, Dell, E-Trade, eBay, and Yahoo, inciting panic from Silicon Valley to the FBI and the White House. ISBN: 9780670067480. Our Book No: 15642. $20 AUD.

43. Campbell, Christy (2003). Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 422 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author investigates an Irish terrorist plot to kill Queen Victoria in 1887, the day of her Golden Jubilee. ISBN: 0007104820. Our Book No: 21587. $10 AUD.

44. Carey, Peter (2003). My Life as a Fake (1st ed). Sydney, Milsons Point: Knopf / Random House. 280 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), ribbed white board cover & jacket, sepia (brown-coloured) pictorial pastedowns, pink free flyleaves, fore-edge untrimmed, string bookmark. A fantastical gothic tale, inspired both by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Ern Malley hoax. Sara, a poetry editor on holiday in Kuala Lumpur, meets an Australian, Christopher Chubb, in a bicycle shop. Chubb shows her an unbelievable scrap of poetry. She wants to publish it in her ailing poetry journal. Chubb insists that Sara hear his story first, this being the central plot of this novel. As a conservative young poet in Melbourne in the 1950s, he decided to teach the literary avant-gardes a lesson. He submits for publication the poetry a working-class poet of raw power and sexual frankness, conveniently dead at 24, and entirely the product of Chubb's imagination. The magazine falls for the hoax, and its editor is prosecuted for publishing obscenity. At the trial someone uncannily resembling the fake poet leaps to his feet. The horrified Chubb is confronted by the malevolent being he had himself manufactured. Wickedly explores how the phantom poet haunts ends up destroying his maker, pursuing Chubb from Melbourne to the seedy, tropical chaos of Kuala Lumpur. ISBN: 1740512464. Our Book No: 14662. $15 AUD.

45. Carr, Caleb (2002). The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians - Why It Has Always Failed, and Why It will Fail Again (1st ed). London: Little Brown. 271 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. A history of terrorism that explains why terrorism ultimately fails. In the wake of Sept. 11th terrorist atrocities in New York and Washington, Carr's book is a searing polemic on the nature of terrorism: its history, its methodology, its fallacy - and the steps needed to ensure its eradication. ISBN: 0316860794. Our Book No: 23203. $10 AUD.

46. Cassel, Elaine; Bernstein, Douglas A. (2000). Criminal Behavior (1st ed). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. 402 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, figures, minor rubbing cover corners. Heavy. This book is organized around five dimensions related to the causes, characteristics, and consequences of crime. These dimensions are: the criminal and juvenile justice systems, the biological, psychological, social, and environmental roots of crime, the nature of the crimes themselves, the victims of crime, and the punishment of crime. ISBN: 0205280404. Our Book No: 15570. $20 AUD.

47. Cawthorne, Nigel (2003). Witch Hunt: History of a Persecution. Wigton, Leics: Capella / Arcturus Publishing. 239 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, maps, few black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Between 1450 and 1750, more than 100,000 people - mainly women - in Europe and colonial America were prosecuted for practising harmful magic and worshipping the devil. Tens of thousands were executed, often after being subjected to bestial tortures. Examines this persecution, and the religious hysteria which inspired it, tracing its roots back to the savage suppression of the heretical Waldensian sect by the Catholic Church. With the creation of the Inquisition, and the publication of the book 'Witchfinders' Bible', the craze soon spread across Europe and reached as far as the United States where, despite the infamy of the Salem Witch Trials, it was soon dismissed by a more rational population. Although witch trials continued in Scotland until 1727, Norway until 1760 and Hungary until 1777, the growth of scientific reason gradually gained ground from the witch hunters. ISBN: 1841931845. Our Book No: 16911. $10 AUD.

48. Chandler, Michael; Gunaratna, Rohan (2007). Countering Terrorism: Can We Meet the Threat of Global Violence? (1st ed). London: Reaktion Books. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, autograph (written dedication title page). The authors are international terrorism experts. They employ their unparalleled expertise to probe the catastrophic attacks so indelibly seared into the history of the early 21st century, from 9/11 to the Madrid bombings, to deadly strikes in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Palestine, and elsewhere. Why has the overall response to terrorism after 9/11 been so abysmal, slow, piecemeal, and far from effective? Why have some countries, despite international criticism, disregarded universally accepted humanitarian norms when prosecuting terrorist suspects? The United States, for example, has squandered an opportunity to combat terrorism with a united and powerful force. Presents clear and concise proposals for future dealings with global terrorism. ISBN: 9781861893086. Our Book No: 19961. $10 AUD.

49. Chapman, Guy (1972). The Dreyfus Trials (Revised ed). London: B. T. Batsford. 282 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge light blue coloured, black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, faint foxing reverse side, price sticker mark rear cover). The author examines the trial of Alfred Dreyfus. The French military tribunal found him guilty on a charge of high treason in 1894. This book is a compelling account of one of the most significant series of trials in modern European history. Themes examined include anti-Semitism (as Dreyfus was Jewish), the War Office's determination to uphold the army's honour, Zola's j'accuse letter, and the political background. (Originally published in 1955, and here retitled.). ISBN: 0713412569. Our Book No: 23282. $15 AUD.

50. Chapman, Simon (1998). Over Our Dead Bodies: Port Arthur and Australia's Fight for Gun Control. Sydney, Annandale: Pluto Press. 218 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, old price marks. A passionate insider's view of the struggle for safer gun control in Australia, by Associate Professor of Public Health, University of Sydney. His book reflects concern after the Port Arthur (Tasmania) massacre in 1996 when 35 people were shot dead, and by the rise of the One Nation party, which has embraced the gun lobby's arguments. ISBN: 1864030372. Our Book No: 8261. $20 AUD.

51. Citron, Danielle Keats (2014). Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (HUP). 343 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine). Most internet users are familiar with abusive trolls, but less familiar but far more serious is the way networked technologies can be used to target real people, subjecting them, by name and address, to vicious, often terrifying, online abuse. In an in-depth investigation of a problem that is too often trivialized by lawmakers and media, she exposes the startling extent of personal cyberattacks and proposes practical, lawful ways to prevent and punish online harassment. Refutes those who claim that these attacks are legal, reflecting free speech. Reveals the serious emotional, professional, and financial harms incurred by victims. Persistent online attacks disproportionately target women. Harassing posts also make their way onto social media sites often feed on one another, turning lone instigators into cyber-mobs. ISBN: 9780674368293. Our Book No: 17073. $20 AUD.

52. Clarke, Hugh V. (1974). The Long Arm: A Biography of a Northern Territory Policeman (1st ed) [Roebuck series]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 84 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. This is the biography of a Northern Territory policeman and his life on a lonely watering base on the northern coast of Arnhem Land. It is a book about the era of the police horse, Japanese pearling luggers, and a modern day Robinson Crusoe - Jack Stokes - who had a great respect for the intelligence and skills of the Aborigines. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0909434034. Our Book No: 23124. $10 AUD.

53. Clarke, John; Shea, Andy (told to) (2001). Touched by the Devil (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 177 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A fascinating insight into the mind of the psychopath. Using his studies and research in forensic psychology, and experience in criminal profiling for law enforcement agencies, the author talks about ways to recognise and avoid becoming a victim. ISBN: 0731810732. Our Book No: 25254. $18 AUD.

54. Clune, Frank (1957). Scandals of Sydney Town (1st & only ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 228 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), spine jacket faintly faded as common (small edge tear & edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Tales of scandals in historical Sydney. Includes: The Mount Rennie Case - The Case of Ernest Buttner - The Nean Case - The Coningham Conspiracy - The Land Scandals - The Careers of W. P. Crick and R. D. (Dick) Meagher. Our Book No: 15968. $15 AUD.

55. Cohen, Bernice (1996). The Edge of Chaos: Financial Booms, Bubbles, Crashes and Chaos. Chichester: John Wiley. 392 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The British financial commentator (Financial Mail on Sunday) provides a fascinating and anecdotal guide to the history of financial crashes. Chaos, the madness of crowds, the history of risk, financial cycles and crash indicators are all drawn together in a controversial but educational narrative about how markets and financial speculation actually work. Historical examples reported are the Mississippi 1720s and South Sea bubbles, and the great global crashes of 1929 and 1987. ISBN: 0471969079. Our Book No: 15300. $22 AUD.

56. Cole, David; Lobel, Jules (2007). Less Safe Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (1st ed). New York: New Press. 326 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket, tiny bump bottom edge. Critically discusses the Bush administration's pre-emptive approach to domestic and international security. ISBN: 9781595581334. Our Book No: 22864. $15 AUD.

57. Coleman, Loren (2004). The Copycat Effect: How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow's Headlines. New York: Pocket Books. 308 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. A disturbed student shoots up his classroom -- and suddenly a wave of mass murder is sweeping through schools. A surfer is attacked by a shark -- and the public spends an entire summer fearing an onslaught of the deadly underwater predators. Why do the terrible events we see in the media always seem to lead to more of the same? A cultural behaviorist explores how the media's over-saturated coverage of murders, suicides, and deadly tragedies impacts on our society. The Copycat Effect is the phenomenon through which violent events spawn violence of the same type. Uncovers a tragic flaw of the information age. ISBN: 0743482239. Our Book No: 15331. $14 AUD.

58. Collins, Paul (2002). Hell's Gates: The Terrible Journey of Alexander Pearce, Van Diemen's Land Cannibal (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 269 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white text-illustrations, inside covers illustrated, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is the story of Alexander Peace and his seven convict mates who escaped from gaol in Sarah Island, Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania), in 1822. They set out on a terrible journey that led to starvation and cannibalism. The author has written a story of physical hardship and pathological behaviour in contrast to current beautiful landscape of Tasmania. This is a tale of violence, escape and murder, told with wit and a keen eye for the quirks and follies of human nature. ISBN: 1740640837. Our Book No: 27548. $15 AUD.

59. Condon, Matthew (2013). Three Crooked Kings (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. 'It was the genius of the system . . . from day to day you didn't know who was on the take or not. You didn't know who you could trust.' The shocking true story of Queensland and how a society was shaped by 50 years of corruption. At its core was Terence Lewis, deposed and jailed former police commissioner. From his entry into the force in 1949, Lewis rose through the ranks, becoming part of the so-called Rat Pack with detectives Glendon Patrick Hallahan and Tony Murphy under the guiding influence of Commissioner Frank Bischof. The next four decades make for a searing tale of cops and killings, bagmen and blackmail, and sin and sleaze that exposes a police underworld which operated from Queensland and into New South Wales. Explores the pivotal role that whistleblower Shirley Brifman, prostitute and brothel owner, played until her sudden death. Based on extensive and unprecedented access to Terry Lewis and his personal papers. By award-winning journalist and novelist. ISBN: 9780702238918. Our Book No: 15822. $20 AUD.

60. Condon, Matthew (2014). Jacks and Jokers (The Extraordinary True Story Continues) (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 466 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An exposure of corruption in the Queensland police and government. "The message was powerfully clear. If you threatened the harmony of the Joke, you didn't last long." Continues on from the bestselling "Three Crooked Kings", this sequel opens in 1976. Terry Lewis, exiled in western Queensland, is soon to be controversially appointed Police Commissioner. As for the other two original crooked kings, Tony Murphy is set to ruthlessly take control of the workings of 'The Joke', while Glen Hallahan, retired from the force, shows a keen interest in the illicit drug trade. Meanwhile, ex-cop and bagman Jack Herbert collects the payments and efficiently takes police graft to a whole new level. The Joke heralds an era of hard drugs, illegal gambling and prostitution, and leave in its wake a string of unsolved murders and a trail of dirty money. With the highest levels of police and government turning a blind eye, the careers of honest police officers and the lives of innocent civilians are threatened and often lost as corruption escalates out of control. Award-winning journalist and novelist Matthew Condon once again exposes the shocking behaviour outside the law by the law. ISBN: 9780702249969. Our Book No: 15823. $20 AUD.

61. Cook, Philip J.; Ludwig, Jens (2000). Gun Violence: The Real Costs (1st ed). New York: Oxford University Press (OUP). 242 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, tables, minimal edgewear. This book documents for the first time how gun violence diminishes the quality of life for everyone in America. ISBN: 0195153847. Our Book No: 24770. $12 AUD.

62. Cormick, Craig (2011). Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 304 pp. Paperback octavo, thick card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour illustrations, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top edge rear cover, corner tip rear cover little worn. Heavy. This book is a re-telling of 22 fascinating old stories - some iconic, many forgotten - of shipwreck, mutiny, piracy and marooning in the waters of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, concentrating on the age of sail and steam. The author recounts these true tall tales from a modern perspective, with humour and empathy. ISBN: 9781741967876. Our Book No: 26595. $20 AUD.

63. Cormick, Craig (editor) (2014). Ned Kelly Under the Microscope: Solving the Forensic Mystery of Ned Kelly's Remains (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 263 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear corners. A report on the 20-month scientific process of identifying the remains of Ned Kelly, with chapters on anthropology, odontology, DNA studies, metallurgical analysis of the Kelly gang's armour, and archaeological digs at Pentridge prison and Glenrowan. There is a medical analysis of Ned's wounds and a chapter on handwriting analysis which all lead to the challenging conclusion. There are photos taken during the forensic investigation, historical images, and breakout boxes of little-known facts about Ned Kelly and the gang. ISBN: 9781486301768. Our Book No: 28911. $30 AUD.

64. Costello, Con (1996). Botany Bay: The Story of the Convicts Transported from Ireland to Australia 1791 - 1853. Dublin: Mercier Press. 172 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white vignettes. A sudy of the 45,000 Irish convicts transported in 212 convict ships from Dublin or the Cove of York to Botany Bay from 1791 to 1853. ISBN: 0853428085. Our Book No: 17147. $20 AUD.

65. Coupe, Robert (1998). Australian Bushrangers. Sydney: New Holland. 195 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear corners. This book surveys the history of bushranging in Australia, from the initial, brutal days of European settlement and our first convict - bushranger Black Caesar in 1789, through to the capture and death of legendary folk hero Ned Kelly and his gang in 1880. ISBN: 1864362847. Our Book No: 24713. $15 AUD.

66. Cruickshank, Kelvin (2009). Walking in the Light (Reprint ed). Rosedale, NZ: Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners. A powerful and compelling autobiography of a New Zealand psychic medium, and star of the TV2 series "Sensing Murder". He shares his memories of his earliest psychic experiences in an isolated rural environment, and his struggle to accept his gift, which lead to a complete breakdown. Kelvin gives an insight into the process of accessing the spirit world, and answers some of the questions he is regularly asked at his events, shows and readings. ISBN: 9780143011712. Our Book No: 15034. $30 AUD.

67. Dash, Mike (2002). Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny (1st US ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 381 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket. A well-researched book providing the definitive account of the shipwreck of the Dutch ship "Batavia" on the Western Australian coast in 1629, and the bloody mutiny among surviving crew members. It is closely based on contemporary sources (including Dutch archives), and direct quotes - where they appear - are drawn from those same documents. In the few places where the author has drawn his own conclusions about the thoughts and actions of the passengers and crew, he has indicated the fact in the notes. ISBN: 0609607669. Our Book No: 27937. $20 AUD.

68. Davis, Richard (2000). Not So Bad as a Bad Marriage: Irish Transportation Policies in the 1840s (1st ed). Tasmania: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white photo, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is an offprint of the 1999 Eldershaw Memorial Lecture published in THRA Papers and Proceedings, March 2000. The paper presents a preliminary statement of 1997-9 research while participating in an Australian Research Council Large Grant project: 'Dumping Ground or Cleaver Country? Penal Transportation, Convict Selection and Development of Australia's Colonial Economies, 1826-53'. ISBN: 0859018792. Our Book No: 26216. $15 AUD.

69. De Mille, Richard (editor) (1978). Castaneda's Journey: The Power and the Allegory. London: Abacus. 249 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white illustrations, lightly foxed edges, minor rubbing spine, light foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear. Collected papers that help to understand the most intriguing episode in anthropology since Piltdown - was the shaman (sorcerer) Don Juan, as portrayed by Castaneda, a fraud? ISBN: 0349107556. Our Book No: 23943. $13 AUD.

70. Dillon, Colin; Gilling, Tom (with) (2016). Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was the first Indigenous policeman in Australia. But that is actually a very small part of his story. He was also the first serving police officer to voluntarily appear before the Fitzgerald Commission of Inquiry in 1987 and give first-hand evidence of police corruption. His evidence was instrumental in eventually sending some police, including Police Commissioner Terry Lewis, and politicians to prison. Revealing, powerful and uncompromising, this is the story of Colin Dillon's nearly 40 years in a police force rotten to the core. It describes the extraordinary range of criminal activities - drugs, gaming, SP bookmaking, brothels, vehicle theft - that were allowed to operate with impunity in return for bribes. It also tells of the high price an honest man and his family paid for his decision to break the code of silence. ISBN: 9781760290580. Our Book No: 17002. $18 AUD.

71. Dobrez, Livio (editor); Dobrez, Patricia (editor); Jones, Jan Lloyd (editor) (2004). The ABC of Lying: Taking Stock in Interesting Times. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 353 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover faintly creased, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. Interdisciplinary essays that explore - sometimes in a witty manner - the diverse territory of lying (legal, literary, political, business, advertising, filmic and philosophical). Intentionally intergenerational and democratic - bringing together professionals and scholars, professors and students - including some contributors who should perhaps be treated with suspicion. ISBN: 174097056X. Our Book No: 16132. $28 AUD.

72. Dobson, Christopher; Payne, Ronald (1978). The Carlos Complex: A Study in Terror (Revised & extended ed). London: Coronet Books / Hodder & Stoughton. 304 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, covers little creased, minor edgewear, sticker (covers old price marks). The story of Carlos also known as "The Jackal". The authors have a deep interest in Middle Eastern terrorist movements, and this book is the result of their prolonged investigations over the years of this leading terrorist. ISBN: 0340226935. Our Book No: 23111. $10 AUD.

73. Doolette, Peter (1997). Murder, Mishap and Misfortune: A Select History of the Coorong. Glenelg South, SA: Coorong Publications. 155 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, some rubbing bottom edge & rear cover, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear. Described by George French Angas in 1844 as "truly a wild and desolate place", the Coorong is undeniably one of the most magnificent areas in Australia. But hand-in-hand with the remote beauty of the region went a series of tragic events in the 19th century. Shipwrecks, murders, attacks by the Aboriginal inhabitants on the white explorers and settlers, and attacks by white colonists on the Aborigines also made the Coorong one of the most violent regions of the South Australian colony. Drawing mostly on original sources, provides an insight into the sometimes harsh and desperate conditions faced by the Europeans attempting to populate "that lonely shore", and the inevitable conflicts with the original inhabitants. ISBN: 0646338951. Our Book No: 16016. $40 AUD.

74. Doyle, Celia (1990). Working with Abused Children (1st ed) [BASW Practical Social Work Series]. Basingstoke, Hamps: Macmillan Press. 137 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner creased one page, bottom edge rear cover creased, few tiny marks bottom edge, bookshop label front flyleaf. By senior lecturer who has specialised in child protection work for over 20 years. The focus is on direct work with abused children. Practical suggestions are given throughout regarding individual, family and group work. ISBN: 0333480376. Our Book No: 3127. $10 AUD.

75. Dunbar, James; Reddy, Prasuna; May, Stephen (2011). Deadly Healthcare: Rogue Surgeons, Overburdened Hospitals, Medical Mismanagement, Burgeoning Bureaucracy, Doctor Shortages (1st ed). Brisbane, Bowen Hills: Australian Academic Press. 193 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint tide marks last three pages (former water contact now dry, does not effect text), minor edgewear & scuffing. Examines the large amount of public data about Australia's own "Dr Death", Jayant Patel (Bundaberg Hospital). The authors interviewed key figures in the affair to reveal in detail how it happened, who was to blame, and how it can be avoided. Drawing on cases and experiences, they reveal how institutional weaknesses are able to be exploited by individuals with serious personality problems. This is a relevant and timely book for anyone who is part of a modern complex healthcare network. ISBN: 9781921513756. Our Book No: 29420. $25 AUD.

76. Dunn, Judith (2010). Colonial Ladies: Lovely, Lively and Lamentably Loose: Crime Reports from the Sydney Herald Relating to the Female Factory Parramatta 1831 - 1835 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Judith Dunn. 192 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover creased, autograph (written dedication by author on title page). This book gathers together crime reports of convict women sent to the Female Factory, Parramatta, for secondary punishment. These articles have been sorted into subjects under these headings: Transport, Landing & Assignment of Convict Servants, Convict Discipline, Miscellaneous Reports, and Head Shaving References. ISBN: 9780646492254. Our Book No: 28483. $20 AUD.

77. Edwards, Captain Edward; Hamilton, George; Thomson, Basil (introduction) (1914). Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, Desptached to Arrest the Mutineers of the "Bounty" in the South Seas, 1790 - 91 (1st ed). London: Francis Edwards. 177 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (lightly flecked), top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, large fold-out map at rear, endpapers & some pages foxed, pages faintly toned, inner hinge little split (pages form), minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. First edition. A description of the voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, as told by the captain Edward Edwards, which was sent from Britain in 1790 to the Pacific in search of the mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty. Also includes a report by ship surgeon George Hamilton. The Pandora was shipwrecked on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, in 1791. (Owner's name: Harold W. Brooks, 1934.). Our Book No: 17089. $200 AUD.

78. Elliott, Paul (1998). Brotherhoods of Fear: A History of Violent Organizations (1st ed). London: Blandford Press. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side). In this informative book, the author examines secretive criminal groups, large and small, through history and across the globe. (Publisher's note loosely inserted.). ISBN: 0713726873. Our Book No: 24693. $20 AUD.

79. Erickson, Carolly (2004). The Girl from Botany Bay: The True Story of the Convict Mary Broad and Her Extraordinary Escape (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. In 1791, three years after being transported to Botany Bay with the First Fleet, Mary Broad - highway robber, wife and mother of two - achieved the impossible. With her husband and children and a group of desperate fellow convicts, she escaped by stealing a boat and sailing it from Sydney to the Dutch East Indies. They enjoyed their freedom, until betrayal led them to be recaptured and shipped back to England. ISBN: 1405035889. Our Book No: 21956. $10 AUD.

80. Eskinazi, Lisa (2008). Out of the Well: My Battle with School Bullying and Severe Depression. Melbourne: Melbourne Books. 125 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. A courageous book in which Lisa tells what it is like to be the victim of extreme school bullying, followed by bouts of manic depression, institutionalisation and homelessness. She was the first to successfully sue the Victorian Education Department. This story should be read by all secondary school students and parents. ISBN: 9781877096860. Our Book No: 13440. $25 AUD.

81. Express, Armidale (1970). Thunderbolt! (The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, Wednesday, May 25. 1870). Armidale, NSW: Armidale Express and Uralla Times. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, unstapled, black & white text-photos, many adverts, bottom corners little torn, pages very toned as usual, edgewear, in archival plastic sleeve. This supplement in the Armidale Express and Uralla Times newspaper celebrates the centenary of the shooting and death of the bushranger Thunderbolt by brave Captain Walker on Kentucky Creek near Uralla. Our Book No: 4203. $25 AUD.

82. Eysenck, H. J. [Hans J.] (1970). Crime and Personality (Revised ed). London: Paladin. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, top edge spine bumped, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author concentrates on the personality of the criminal, and stresses the importance of heredity. He looks at how heredity can determine personality differences, and how it can predispose a person to develop or not to develop restraints which act as a 'conscience'. Our Book No: 10598. $14 AUD.

83. Ezell, Allen; Bear, John (2005). Degree Mills: The Billion-Dollar Industry that has Sold Over a Million Fake Diplomas. New York: Prometheus Books. 318 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, appendices, minor edgewear. First edition. Expose how degree mills operate and how pervasive this deception has become. A useful reference book for personnel departments in business and academia, as well as the general reader. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 159102238X. Our Book No: 23335. $10 AUD.

84. Fellows, Warren; Marx, Jack (with) (2009). The Damage Done: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison (Reissue ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 211 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Autobiography of Australian drug trafficker who spent 12 horrifying years in a Bangkok prison (Thailand). ISBN: 9780330361477. Our Book No: 26448. $10 AUD.

85. Fest, Joachim C. (1970). The Face of the Third Reich: Portraits of the Nazi Leadership (English ed). New York: Ace Books. 605 pp. Paperback thick trade, good condition, coloured edges faded, pages lightly toned, white background covers lightly marked, texta mark front cover & spine, old price marks. The author focuses on one major figure per chapter to describe the lives of the Nazi leaders of the Third Reich. Our Book No: 24657. $10 AUD.

86. Finzi, Roberto; Jackson, Maud (1999). Anti-Semitism from Its European Roots to the Holocaust (1st translated ed) [Windrush History of the 20th Century]. Gloucestershire: Windrush Press. 127 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white & colour sketches & photos, few cartoons, colour maps, minimal edgewear. Succinct history of the major expressions of modern anti-Semitism from the 19th century to the present day, including the infamous Dreyfus case. There are over 100 archive photos, colour maps & illustrations. ISBN: 1900624168. Our Book No: 25666. $13 AUD.

87. Flynn, Michael (1994). Settlers and Seditionists: The People of the Convict Ship Surprize 1794. Sydney, Newtown: Angela Lind. 184 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), endpaper maps, minimal edgewear, old price marks. The story of the voyage of the convict ship Surprize, which transported convicts to Sydney Town in 1794. Published to mark the 200th anniversary of the voyage. Among the convicts were the first political prisoners, being the four Scottish martyrs: lawyer Thomas Muir, Rev. Thomas Palmer, William Skirving, and Maurice Margarot. Most of the book is a detailed reference list and biography of each of the convicts. ISBN: 0646205412. Our Book No: 17233. $80 AUD.

88. Fogarty, Greg (1997). Almost Perfect: The True Story of the Brutal Unsolved Crawford Murders (1st ed). Melbourne, Cheltenham: Nivar Press. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, cover lightly creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. The true untold story of the Crawford family murders in 1970, in southwestern Melbourne, Victoria. The killer has never been found. ISBN: 0646327798. Our Book No: 25754. $15 AUD.

89. Foster, Jason (2013). The Dark Man: Australia's First Serial Killer (1st ed). Sydney, Newport: Big Sky Publishing. 309 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. This is the chilling true story of Australia's first serial killer, who kept the colony of New South Wales fearful as the police hunted for him. Australia's Gold Rush period is brought vividly to life in this compelling story of a cold and calculating killer. ISBN: 9781922132260. Our Book No: 28177. $30 AUD.

90. Friedlander, Saul; Kenan, Orna (abridged) (2009). Nazi Germany and the Jews 1933 - 1945 (Abridged) (Abridged, reprint ed). London: Phoenix. 482 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine ends little bumped, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. Abridged edition of "The Years Of Persecution" and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Years of Extermination". This richly documented study, now in a single volume, gives voice to perpetrators and victims alike, exploring the events and attitudes that led to the horror of the finale solution. Written by a Holocaust survivor. ISBN: 9780753827567. Our Book No: 28541. $15 AUD.

91. Frost, Alan (1994). Botany Bay Mirages: Illusions of Australia's Convict Beginnings (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 279 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, tables, minor edgewear. Australian historian (Latrobe University) contrasts the realities with the long-accepted illusions about the first dozen years of British convict settlement of Australia at Sydney Town. The book is well-argued and provocative. ISBN: 0522844979. Our Book No: 26954. $20 AUD.

92. Frost, Alan (2012). Botany Bay: The Real Story. Melbourne: Black Inc. 276 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Australian historian goes beyond accepted cliches to shed new light on the decision to settle New South Wales. He examines the hopes and fears of the politicians who took the decision, and the larger commercial and military needs that underwrote it. The conventional story is that Botany Bay was a dumping ground for British criminals. But in addition it aimed to provide a strategic outpost, and control of valuable natural resources. ISBN: 9781863955546. Our Book No: 15361. $15 AUD.

93. Frost, Lucy (2012). Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 231 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, covers little creased, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. About a boatload of Scottish women convicts and their children who arrived in Hobart in 1838. These women were sent to work as unpaid servants in the houses of settlers instead of being sent to prison. Many women survived the convict system and found a place in the community once they were freed. Others continued to be plagued by errors and disasters until death. ISBN: 9781742377605. Our Book No: 26839. $15 AUD.

94. Funck-Bretano, Frantz (1928). Retif de la Bretonne: Portraits et Documents Inedits. Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur. 425 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered patterned boards), patterned leather spine (raised bands, gilt title), pages toned, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait). Title translation: "Tricksters (fraudsters) of Breton: Portraits and original documents". Our Book No: 16592. $30 AUD.

95. Garner, Helen (2006). Joe Cinque's Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law. Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 329 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine faintly creased, gilt lettering front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. In 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests - mostly university students - had heard rumours of the plan, but nobody warned Joe Cinque. He died in his own bed of a massive drug overdose. His girlfriend and her best friend were charged with murder. Helen Garner followed the trials in the ACT Supreme Court. Compassionate but unflinching, this book probes the gap between ethics and the law, examines the helplessness of the courts in the face of what we think of as 'evil', and explores conscience, culpability, and the battered ideal of duty of care. It is a masterwork from one of Australia's greatest writers. ISBN: 0330421786. Our Book No: 4250. $15 AUD.

96. Garner, Helen (2014). This House of Grief (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, minor creases in rear cover & last two pages, minor edgewear. True story about A Victorian court case about the three young boys who drowned when the car their father was driving went off the road and plunged into a dam. Describes the theatre of the court in an extraordinary account of the quest for justice. ISBN: 9781922079206. Our Book No: 29307. $15 AUD.

97. Gazzard, Albert S. (1999). The Bounty and After: A Short History of the Descendants of the Mutineers of the "Bounty", Norfolk Island 1943 (Reprint ed). Palmerston North, NZ: Dorothy J. Mitchell. 118 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, few dents & scratches covers, faint toning inside covers, crease front cover, sticker mark rear cover, covers lightly soiled, minor edgewear, internal pages excellent. (Limited edition of 500 unnumbered copies.) The text in this book was originally written by Albert Gazzard from 1930 to 1943. The words and phrases used are in keeping with this historical period. The authors' daughter, Dorothy Mitchell, published this very special book in memory of her father, and the Norfolk Islanders that he loved. Our Book No: 26522. $15 AUD.

98. Gekoski, Rick (2013). Lost, Stolen or Shredded: Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature (1st ed). London: Profile Books. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition, (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket. A fascinating look at what has happened to some of the art and literature (including books) that have simply disappeared, perhaps stolen in some cases. The author has written a personal, witty, erudite book which asks a lot of questions as to how these losses came about. ISBN: 9781846684913. Our Book No: 29253. $25 AUD.

99. Gleeson, Michael; Allan, Toni; Wilkins, Michael (1992). An Act of Corruption? Nick Greiner's Years in Power and his Unorthodox Demise. Sydney: ABC Books. 234 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. How the Terry Metherell affair cost Nick Greiner his job in 1992 as Liberal premier of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0733302637. Our Book No: 14282. $10 AUD.

100. Goodman, Ellen (1995). The Origins of the Western Legal Tradition from Thales to the Tudors (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Federation Press. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint foxing edges, light foxing few pages, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. The author uses extensive extracts from original writings to highlight the broad stream that runs through the Western legal tradition. ISBN: 1862871817. Our Book No: 23991. $30 AUD.

101. Gould, William (2012). Religion and Conflict in Modern South Asia. New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 345 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corner tips lightly bent, covers lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. One of the first single-author comparisons of different South Asian states around the theme of religious conflict. The book is based on new research and the syntheses of the literature on "communalism". It argues that religious conflict in the region in the modern period was never simply based on sectarian or theological differences or the clash of civilisations. ISBN: 9780521705110. Our Book No: 27871. $28 AUD.

102. Green, Rod; Horowitz, Anthony (foreword) (2006). The Real History Behind Foyle's War (The True Stories that Inspired the Series). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 143 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white & colour photos, reverse side jacket rear flap little foxed, minor edgewear. Examines the true stories that have inspired this authentic, award-winning British WW2 drama, and reveals just how close fact and fiction are. Looks at the role of police in wartime - crime and punishment during the period - character profiles of Foyle, Milner, Sam and Andrew, comparing them to real-life counterparts - plot summaries of each episode. Accompanied by details of actual incidents, organisations or types of people featured in the film. This fascinating book offers a unique and vivid picture of life on the Home Front - a way of life dramatised with such realism in the TV series "Foyle's War". Drawing on exclusive interviews with writer and creator Anthony Horowitz, this book demonstrates just how much historical research was conducted prior to the writing of every episode - the crafting of each murder mystery. ISBN: 0733319092. Our Book No: 24898. $45 AUD.

103. Greenop, Frank S; English, Hal (illustrator) (1965). The Magpie Hero: Ballads of the Bushrangers [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, covers lightly scuffed & marked, pages & endpapers lightly toned, small scuff front pastedown, bottom fore-edge lightly dented, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book featuring poems about bushrangers. Our Book No: 27832. $15 AUD.

104. Grogan, Wayne (2008). Heavy Allies. Blackheath, NSW: Brandl & Schlesinger. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Australian crime fiction, largely based on disturbing true events. From the blurb: "Australia didn't have a drug problem until the Nugan Hand merchant bank with its shadowy tentacles to the CIA opened in Sydney in the 1970s, financing heroin trafficking through money laundering on a mammoth scale. Its intricate chessboard of crime had two grandmasters: Michael Hand, a mysterious former Green Beret, and Bernie Houghton, a gregarious wheeler-dealer who was also a product of the US secret intelligence network. In his new novel, the award-winning Australian author worms inside Nugan Hand to tell American readers the almost unknown story of how the United States inflicted a heroin plague on its closest ally, with ruthless military precision." ISBN: 9781876040994. Our Book No: 17284. $20 AUD.

105. Guarnieri, Patrizia (1993). A Case of Child Murder: Law and Science in Nineteenth-Century Tuscany. Cambridge: Polity Press. 210 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor crease first few pages, minor creases & edgewear jacket. Between 1873 and 1875 four children disappeared without trace from a small village in Tuscany. The suspect was caught and brought to trial. Examines in detail the ensuing murder trial: the brief investigation leading quickly to the confession of the alleged killer and his indictment, the course of the insanity trial that followed, the enormous attention that it drew, and the medical, legal and public reactions to the conviction. This book is a meticulous and engaging reconstruction of an important episode in the history of law and medicine. ISBN: 0745609031. Our Book No: 22977. $10 AUD.

106. Gunaratna, Rohan (2003). Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Updated, reprint ed). New York: Berkley Books. 363 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, spine minimally creased, minor edgewear. The most detailed historical analysis available of the global terror group headed by Osama bin Laden. ISBN: 0425191141. Our Book No: 12278. $10 AUD.

107. Hand, Derrick; Fife-Yeomans, Janet (2004). The Coroner: Investigating Sudden Death (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 227 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers lightly creased. Derrick hand was New South Wales State Coroner for many years. In this autobiography he takes us behind the scenes of his investigations and shows us how he pieces together the puzzles thrown up by suspicious deaths and helps to bring some of Australia's most notorious murderers to justice. ISBN: 0733313256. Our Book No: 20840. $10 AUD.

108. Hare, Robert D. (1998). Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us (Reprint ed). New York: Guilford Press. 237 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, contact plastic cover (little scuffed), some edgewear, owner's written name. Based on 25 years of academic research, the author describes - with numerous case histories - the con artists, hustlers, abusers and other predators who charm, lie and manipulate their way through life. ISBN: 1572304510. Our Book No: 8394. $10 AUD.

109. Harrasser, Albert (1936). Die Rechtsverletzung Bei den Australischen Eingeborenen: Beitrag zur Monograph "Darstellung des Strafrechtes der Australischen Primitiven". Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. 167 pp. Paperback trade, original paper covers, very good condition, many pages edges uncut, other edges untrimmed, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. In German language. English translation of title: "Violation of the Law by Australian Aborigines. Contribution to the Monograph: Representation of the Criminal Law of the Australian Natives". Our Book No: 14622. $40 AUD.

110. Harrower, Julie (1998). Applying Psychology to Crime. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 244 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. Academic psychologist looks at how psychological knowledge and methods can be applied to crime in order to understand criminal behaviour. She also discusses how psychology is used in the criminal justice system. ISBN: 0340705566. Our Book No: 3133. $13 AUD.

111. Hart, Matthew (2005). The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art. London: Vintage. 220 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour plates, pages lightly toned, spine little creased, minor edgewear corners. The story of the art theft and recovery of some of the world's most important art works, finding new leads and unexpected connections in the mysterious underworld of international art crime. ISBN: 0099474573. Our Book No: 29571. $20 AUD.

112. Hass, Aaron (1995). The Aftermath: Living with the Holocaust. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 213 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, light foxing edges. Interviews with Holocaust survivors, and how they cope this that dreadful experience. ISBN: 0521474299. Our Book No: 24697. $15 AUD.

113. Hasselbach, Ingo; Reiss, Tom (with) (1996). Fuhrer-ex: Memoirs of a Former Neo-Nazi. London: Chatto & Windus. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear. Ingo Hasselbach, the "Fuhrer of the East," grew up in East Germany under the Communists and spent much of his youth in jail. His cell mate persuaded him that a world Jewish conspiracy was bringing ruin and devastation to Germany. On his release he founded the country's first neo-Nazi political party. For the next 5 years he led a violent extremist group. In 1993 he publicly renounced the neo-Nazis, and dedicated his life to dissuading German youth from following its dark path. ISBN: 0701165367. Our Book No: 14127. $15 AUD.

114. Hazlehurst, Kayleen M. (1994). A Healing Place: Indigenous Visions for Personal Empowerment and Community Recovery. Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 274 pp. Paperback large octavo, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (spine label, rubber stamps including edges, stickers), good condition, few black & white drawings, inner hinges taped, edges lightly foxed, internally excellent. By Queensland academic who has worked in indigenous communities for over 20 years. Addresses the heart-breaking problems of alcoholism, family violence and community breakdown that are destroying many Aboriginal communities today. Compares innovative programs and policies in Canada and Australia that address addiction, family violence and community breakdown. Discusses setting up of alcohol treatment programs and community healing programs. Includes workshop methods and techniques. ISBN: 0908140878. Our Book No: 3167. $20 AUD.

115. Hewitt, Roger (2005). White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 171 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor creasing front cover & few pages, minor edgewear. The murder of Stephen Lawrence led to the widest review of institutional racism seen in the UK. Drawing on extensive ethnographic research, this book relates these phenomena to the 'backlash' to multiculturalism evident during the 1990s in the USA, Australia, Canada, the UK and other European countries. It examines these within the unfolding social and political responses to race equalities in the UK and the USA from the 1960s to the present in the context of changes in social class and national political agendas. ISBN: 0521520894. Our Book No: 23718. $10 AUD.

116. Heyward, Michael (1993). The Ern Malley Affair (1st ed). Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear. First edition. Australia's most famous literary hoax (1943 - 1944), involving publication of bogus poems in Max Harris's Angry Penguin magazine. ISBN: 0702225622. Our Book No: 13808. $12 AUD.

117. Hilberg, Raul (1993). Perpetrators Victims Bystanders: The Jewish Catastrophe 1933 - 1945 (Reprint ed). New York: Aaron Asher Books / HarperPerennial. 340 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The foremost scholar of the Holocaust has produced a masterpiece by partitioning participants into categories. His book is separated into three parts. Part 1 identifies the perpetrators (from Hitler to non-German volunteers in occupied countries). Part 2 identifies the victims (including Christian Jews, mixed marriages, children). Part 3 identifies the bystanders (eg, Allies, neutral countries). ISBN: 0060995076. Our Book No: 14387. $13 AUD.

118. Hill, Scott Russell (2006). Psychic Detective: A Spiritual Investigation into Unsolved Crimes. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 241 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, cover corners little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. The author, Australian psychic Scott Russell Hill appeared on "Sensing Murder", a TV show that used psychic clues to investigate unsolved murders. He writes about his journey through the netherworld of cold cases and the clues he receives from the other side. Cases include the Claremont serial killings, Karmein Chan and Mr Cruel, the Beaumont children's disappearance in the 60s, Queensland's Daniel Morcombe, and two of New Zealand's most puzzling cases. ISBN: 9781405037402. Our Book No: 29170. $25 AUD.

119. Hochschild, Adam (2006). King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa (Updated, reprint ed). London: Pan Books. 375 pp. Paperback small thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos & sketches, minimal edgewear. This book is about the investigations carried out by Edmund Morel, a young British shipping company official working in Antwerp, in the late 1890s. He noticed something was wrong about the valuable cargo arriving from the Belgian Congo, but nothing was taken back in exchange when the ships returned to Africa. He abandoned his job and quickly became the greatest investigative journalist of his time. Morel almost single-handedly made the Congo's slave-labour regime, and the millions of lives it took, into a cause that would unite the whole world. ISBN: 9781447235514. Our Book No: 27044. $15 AUD.

120. Hodge, Brenda (2005). Walk On: The Remarkable True Story of the Last Person Sentenced to Death in Australia. Melbourne, Rowville: Five Mile Press. 206 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small mark bottom corner last page & inside rear cover, minor edgewear. Biography of the author's sister, Carole Baxter, a murderess from Western Australia. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1741246717. Our Book No: 23756. $10 AUD.

121. Holden, Robert (2000). Orphans of History: The Forgotten Children of the First Fleet (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 219 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly tones as common, minor edgewear, old price marks, cover design differs from stock photo. The author tells the story of the approximately 50 children who accompanied the 1500 adults who were brought as convicts to Australia on the First Fleet. (Cover picture: line of children in chains on seashore.). ISBN: 1875847081. Our Book No: 3400. $13 AUD.

122. Holland, Merlin; Mortimer, Sir John (foreword) (2003). Irish Peacock & Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde (1st ed). London: Fourth Estate. 340 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, faint toning pages. Written by Oscar Wilde's grandson. This book describes the original courtroom trial that led to the tragedy of his grandfather. ISBN: 0007154186. Our Book No: 25713. $20 AUD.

123. Holthouse, Hector (1999). River of Gold: The Wild Days of the Palmer River Gold Rush (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, maps, minimal edgewear. The wild days of the Palmer River gold rush (Cape York, Queensland) were seven years in the 1870s, during which 35,000 diggers sought their fortune. Amazing variety of characters: cannibal blacks, pig-tailed Chinamen, lynch-law hangings, gambling dens, shanty towns, murders, grog-shops, and Italian opera singers. Originally published in 1967. ISBN: 0207187789. Our Book No: 15357. $12 AUD.

124. Hooper, Chloe (2009). The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 277 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover corner tip creased, plastic layer spine little defective, minor edgewear, old price marks. This book is about the death in custody of an Indigenous person, Cameron Doomadgee, in 2004 on Palm Island - one of Australia's largest Aboriginal communities, Queensland. One morning on this tropical paradise, Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell. ISBN: 9780143010661. Our Book No: 26524. $10 AUD.

125. Horgan, John (2009). Walking Away From Terrorism: Accounts of Disengagement from Radical and Extremist Movements (1st p/b ed). Oxon: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. This accessible book looks at decision-making whereby individuals leave terrorist movements, and considers the lessons and implications. Focusing on the tipping points for disengagement from groups such as Al Qaeda, the IRA and the UVF, this volume is informed by the dramatic and sometimes extraordinary accounts that the terrorists themselves offered to the author about why they left terrorism behind. Examines three major issues: what we currently know about de-radicalisation and disengagement, how discussions with terrorists about their experiences of disengagement can show how exit routes come about, and how they then fare as "ex-terrorists" away from the structures that protected them. Concludes with a series of thought-provoking yet controversial suggestions for future efforts at controlling terrorist behaviour. By the Director of the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Pennsylvania State University, and a leading experts on terrorist psychology. ISBN: 9780415439442. Our Book No: 13926. $30 AUD.

126. Horley, James (editor) (2003). Personal Construct Perspectives on Forensic Psychology. East Sussex: Brunner - Routledge. 206 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. A new approach to the three main areas of forensic psychology: rehabilitation of offenders, work with police, and research and consultation on legal issues and processes. Experienced practising psychologists who work with offenders in the community and institutions share their perspectives and illustrate their discussion with case studies and personal research. Helpful for forensic practitioners, theorists and researchers, social workers, nurses and probation officers, and anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating research. ISBN: 158391224X. Our Book No: 23457. $22 AUD.

127. Hornadge, Bill (1974). Old Dubbo Gaol (1st ed). Dubbo, NSW: Gaol Restoration Committee, Dubbo Museum and Historical Society. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, maps, foxing & minor marking rear cover, minor edgewear. History of the old Dubbo gaol. (Tour guide brochure loosely inserted.). Our Book No: 20702. $10 AUD.

128. Huppert, Nora (2012). Home Without a Homeland (Retitled ed). Sydney: Sydney Jewish Museum. 425 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, autograph (author's written dedication title page). The remarkable life journey of a Jewish-Czech girl, who escaped the Nazis, via Britain, and eventually settled in Australia. Revised and expanded from a book originally published in 2002. Nora flew out of Prague on the first Kindertransport, on the eve of World War II. This rescue mission, organised by Nicholas Winton, saved the lives of hundreds of children. Nora tells her own fascinating story and those of other survivors of those terrible times. Her father, an anti-Fascist journalist from a cultured German Jewish family, foresaw the rise of the Nazis and escaped to the safe haven of England, where both he and Huppert spent the War. Loss, rescue, the web of connections and the idea of home for someone who has experienced five migrations, are the book's compelling themes. Home for her is a quality of being, about blending in and making a contribution wherever she finds herself living. Read this book to relive the experience of one child refugee and to gain an insider's view of Europe before the War and Britain and Australia afterwards. (Retitled edition, or perhaps revised. Newspaper obituary loosely inserted.). ISBN: 9780987193544. Our Book No: 15568. $30 AUD.

129. Ibrahim, Raymon; Davis Hanson, Victor (introduction) (2007). The Al Qaeda Reader (1st stated ed). New York: Doubleday. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). This book gathers together the essential al-Qaeda texts and documents that trace the origin, history, and evolution of the ideas of the founders of this terrorist group: Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden (including threats to Western civilisation, particularly the United States). Edited and translated by Raymon Ibrahim. ISBN: 9780385516556. Our Book No: 26351. $18 AUD.

130. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white drawings, copy 1. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 copy of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794. $23 AUD.

131. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white drawings, copy 2. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 copy of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794A. $23 AUD.

132. Jaber, Hala (1997). Hezbollah: Born with a Vengeance. London: Fourth Estate. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, small tear spine jacket. Revered by many fundamentalist Shiites and reviled by the West, Hezbollah is considered to be a paradigm for other militant groups wishing to make the promise of Islamic Revolution a reality. Journalist Hala Jaber was granted exclusive and unparalleled access to the inner circle of this Lebanese fundamentalist Islamic organization, and she exposes not only its tactics, but also its history, ideology and culture. ISBN: 1857023811. Our Book No: 15368. $20 AUD.

133. Johnson, Roberta Ann (editor) (2004). The Struggle Against Corruption: A Comparative Study (1st ed) [Perspectives in Comparative Politics]. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 178 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny crease fore-edge front cover & few pages, small dent bottom edge. This book offers a general overview of the nature, pattern, and differing perspectives on political and economic corruption in four countries: the United States, Israel, Russia, and India. Each country chapter explores how corruption is defined and understood in that country and provides case material illustrating corrupt practice and responses to it. ISBN: 1403962693. Our Book No: 23684. $15 AUD.

134. Jones, F. Elwyn (1939). The Attack from Within: The Modern Technique of Aggression [Penguin Special]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 213 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages toned, sticker mark, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author is a lawyer who has travelled widely in Europe and closely observed the Nazis, including the many political trials. He reports on the developing grave political crisis. Some parts were previously published in "The Battle for Peace" and newspaper articles. Our Book No: 13253. $10 AUD.

135. Kable, Paul; Whittaker, June (2007). Damned Rascals? A Chronicle of Henry and Susannah Kable 1764 - 1846 (1st ed). Sutton, NSW: Kable Pictorial. 171 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, slight bump base spine, top corner tips covers & pages lightly creased, minor edgewear. This book is about Henry and Susannah Kable, and their experience of crime, punishment and transportation, followed by their marriage, brushes with the law, their employment, possessions and commerce. Their story is set in the time of early settlement of Sydney and the region. The authors have published their family history hoping that family members and anyone interested in early colonial history will gain enjoyment from these primary documents. The chronicle is a tribute to a remarkable couple who are their forebears. The many documents and photos (plates) help to bring this important part of our history to life. ISBN: 9780646480831. Our Book No: 29330. $100 AUD.

136. Karl, Jonathan (1995). The Right to Bear Arms: The Rise of America's New Militias. New York: HarperPaperbacks. 178 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, black & white ext-photos centre spread, inside covers very toned, pages toned, minor edgewear. A timely and well-researched book by New York Post investigative reporter, that traces the rise of the American militia movement, interviews hundreds of militia members around the country, and returns with an eye-opening account of what these Americans are actually thinking. ISBN: 0061010154. Our Book No: 4275. $10 AUD.

137. Karpin, Michael; Friedman, Ina (1999). Murder in the Name of God: The Plot to Kill Yitzhak Rabin. London: Granta Books. 292 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. The story of the murder in 1995 of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a Jewish right-wing fundamentalist, Yigal Amir - an act that abruptly changed the course of Israeli politics. ISBN: 1862072418. Our Book No: 24541. $15 AUD.

138. Keene, M. Lamar; Spraggett, Alan (told to) & Rauscher, Rev. William (foreword) (1977). The Psychic Mafia. New York: Dell Publishing. 173 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, edges tinted blue, pages & inside covers lightly toned, spine faintly creased, minor edgewear. Documents the fraudulent tricks used by spiritualist mediums, based on his personal experience at Camp Chesterfield, Indiana. ISBN: 044016849X. Our Book No: 3923. $25 AUD.

139. Kennedy, K. H. (1978). The Mungana Affair: State Mining and Political Corruption in the 1920s. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 175 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper map, minor edgewear. The Mungana affair deals with a delicate and controversial area - political corruption and mining in Queensland - an issue still holding as much interest today as then in the Depression Era when the Mungana scandal become known to the public. ISBN: 0702210285. Our Book No: 20146. $15 AUD.

140. Kennedy, Virginia; Walker, Dot (with) (2007). Dancing with Dr Death: The Inside Story of Doctor Jayant Patel and the Bundaberg Base Hospital. Sydney: New Holland. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Dr Patel started working at Bundaberg Base Hospital in 2003. In the years that followed he was linked to the deaths of over 100 patients - and he was dubbed "Dr Death". A fascinating glimpse at what happened by a nurse at the hospital. ISBN: 9781741105551. Our Book No: 15429. $10 AUD.

141. Kent, David; Townsend, Norma (2002). The Convicts of the Eleanor: Protest in Rural England, New Lives in Australia. London / Sydney: Merlin Press / Pluto Press. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This book adds new dimensions to both the history of rural protest in Wessex and the little understood workings of the convict system in New South Wales. Part 1 examines the circumstances of the English protests during 1830 and the reasons for the severe sentences. Part 2 traces the stages by which the exiles rebuilt their lives in New South Wales in an alien and alienating environment. ISBN: 1864031727. Our Book No: 20968. $25 AUD.

142. Kimball, Charles (2002). When Religion Becomes Evil (1st stated, reprint ed). New York: HarperCollins. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top corner covers little bumped, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top edge, spine little faded, faint sticker mark), owner's written name. Examines the nature and signs of religious evil, and outlines the correctives to these corruptions within each of the major religious traditions. He has worked as a Christian with Muslims and Jews at the intersections of politics and religion over the past 25 years. ISBN: 0060506539. Our Book No: 28359. $15 AUD.

143. Kipnis, Aaron (1999). Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help Bad Boys Become Good Men. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, rear cover creased. Kipnis began life with physical abuse, homelessness and drug use - but overcame this to earn a PhD in clinical psychology. He now teaches therapists and is president of the Fatherhood Coalition. Persuasively contends that parenting and job-skills training programs, counselling, community services and affordable quality education is infinitely better in producing constructive behaviour than America's increasingly popular punitive response. Highly recommended for academics, professionals and the general public. ISBN: 0787960438. Our Book No: 14562. $15 AUD.

144. Korem, Dan (1994). Suburban Gangs: The Affluent Rebels. Richardson, TX: International Focus Press. 281 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Written by an American investigative journalist. This comprehensive book illuminates an American trend that is likely to be with us into the next century and provides invaluable information for anyone who must confront juvenile delinquency (gangs) in city suburbs. ISBN: 0963910310. Our Book No: 22056. $15 AUD.

145. Kowalski, Robin M.; Limber, Susan P.; Agatston, Patricia W. (2008). Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age (1st ed) [Cyberbullying]. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. Provides current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of the cyberbullying epidemic. Looking at latest research, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle school students, online research projects and the use of social network sites, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9781405159920. Our Book No: 26472. $20 AUD.

146. Latham, Tim (2005). Norfolk Island of Secrets: The Mystery of Janelle Patton's Death. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 228 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, bottom corner front cover little creased, few tiny creases front cover, minimal edgewear. About the mysterious death of Janelle Patton, and the murder investigation following the discovery of her body on this peaceful island off the Australian coast. Provides insights into Norfolk Island society. ISBN: 174114373X. Our Book No: 20862. $10 AUD.

147. Lefkowitz, Monroe M.; Eron, Leonard D.; Walder, Leopold O.; Huesmann, Rowell L. (1977). Growing Up to Be Violent: A Longitudinal Study of the Development of Aggression (1st ed) [Pergamon General Psychology Series]. New York: Pergamon Press. 236 pp. Paperback small octavo, stiffened card covers, very good condition, tables, few tiny marks top edge, top corner rear cover worn, minor edgewear. A unique, longitudinal study of the psychosocial development of aggressive behavior. A critique of current theories of aggression is presented. A major part of the book is devoted to the effects of child rearing and environmental influences on the development of later aggressive behavior. ISBN: 0080195148. Our Book No: 22237. $10 AUD.

148. Leyland, Eric (1955). Red Lawson and the Sons of the Desert (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 206 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, front free flyleaf little thinned (sticker removal, old price marks), light foxing edges & few pages, minor edgewear jacket (some foxing reverse side, slight loss top corner, few tiny edge tears, flap clipped), sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (First edition. Estimated date, 1955, Worldcat.) Novel for young adults by English writer. Red Lawson and his Lambs - always ready to assist Scotland Yard or the Foreign Office in an unofficial capacity when trouble starts - track down the Kalifa, the Sons of the Desert organization that threatens trouble and even revolution in the fictional Arab state of Vahret. (Sticker of Anthony Hordern's department store.). Our Book No: 24662. $20 AUD.

149. Lipstadt, Deborah E.; Lewis, Anthony (introduction) & Dershowitz, Alan (afterword) (2005). History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (1st stated ed). New York: Ecco / HarperCollins. 346 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine). Deborah Lipstadt's personal, riveting chronicle of the legal battle with David Irving, a holocaust denier, who previously was a respected historian, but who had links with right-wing extremists. She went from a quiet existence as an American professor to being a defendant in a sensational libel case initiated by Irving. This blow by blow account reveals how Lipstadt raised $1.5 million for her defence, and employed a firstrate team of solicitors, historians, and experts. Irving's case was dismissed after an intense 10 week trial. The implications of the trial, however, regarding how deniers distort evidence, are far from over. ISBN: 0060593768. Our Book No: 14524. $20 AUD.

150. Loftus, Elizabeth; Ketcham, Katherine (1994). The Myth of Repressed Memory (1st ed). New York: St Martin's Press. 290 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. First edition. Across the USA, families are being torn apart and people sent to prison, because of a trendy new psychological phenomenon: recovered memory. When the mind is forced to endure a horrifying experience, can it bury the entire memory so deeply within the unconscious that it can only be recalled as a flashback? Therapists and lawyers have created an industry based on treating and litigating the cases of people who suddenly claim to have "recovered" memories of everything from child abuse to murder. Psychologist Loftus reveals that there is no controlled scientific support for the idea that memories of trauma are routinely banished into the unconscious and then reliably recovered years later. They neither dispute the reality of childhood sexual abuse nor the existence of traumatic memories, but they reject the true believers' assertions that "incest is epidemic, repression is rampant" and that "skeptics" are "in denial." ISBN: 0312114540. Our Book No: 2781. $15 AUD.

151. Lummis, Trevor (1999). Life & Death in Eden: Pitcairn Island and the Bounty Mutineers (Revised ed). London: Victor Gollancz. 255 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. Historian pieces together the mystery surrounding the Pitcairn Island settlement. The book is a fascinating blend of 18th-century seafaring, Pacific island paradise, murder, conflict and renaissance. ISBN: 0575067624. Our Book No: 25245. $10 AUD.

152. Lyon, Alan B. (2000). Japanese War Crimes: The Trials of the Naoetsu Camp Guards. Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications (AMHP). 115 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few small dents top & bottom edges covers. This book covers what happened when the guards from the Naoetsu POW Camp 4-B in Japan were tried. In Naoetsu camp, 300 Australian prisoners of war were interned and 60 of them died because of ill-treatment between 1943 and 1944. The author describes events leading to the Japanese surrender, the Potsdam Declaration and why Emperor Hirohito was not charged as a war criminal. The book ends with a description of the "Peace and Friendship Park", which was dedicated on 8 October 1995, at the site of the Naoetsu Camp, to the memory of the 60 Australians who died there. ISBN: 1876439963. Our Book No: 28886. $40 AUD.

153. MacGregor, Sandy (2000). Creating Happiness Intentionally. Sydney: Calm / C.A.L.M. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, rubber stamp. By former army colonel. Subsequent to the murder of his daughters, he now conducts personal growth, motivation and accelerated learning seminars. He previously wrote the bestselling "Piece of Mind". (Rubber stamp of the ABC Reference Library.). ISBN: 0957787219. Our Book No: 19982. $20 AUD.

154. MacInnis, Peter (2015). Not Your Usual Bushrangers. Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 266 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, top corner tip rear cover little creased, minor edgewear corners. This original book is written by wilderness walker, traveller and award-winning writer. About Australia's earliest and little-known bushrangers who for the most part were murderous thugs with few likeable traits. The book ventures beyond the Wild Colonial Boy, the Kelly Gang, Thunderbolt, Moonlite and Ben Hall and friends. ISBN: 9781760065690. Our Book No: 29024. $25 AUD.

155. Mackay, Charles; de la Vega, Joseph; Fridson, Martin S. (1995). Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds [with] Confusion de Confusiones [Wiley Investment Classics]. New York: Marketplace / John Wiley. 214 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Extracts from two classic books demonstrating how crowd behavior and mob psychology can distort financial markets: "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" (Charles Mackay, about the South Seas bubble in Britain, 1720) and "Confusions de Confusions" (Joseph de la Vega, about tulipmania in Holland, 1634, when tulips for a time became more valuable than gold). With essay (current perspectives) by Martin Fridson, managing director of Merrill Lynch. ISBN: 0471133124. Our Book No: 15576. $10 AUD.

156. Macmillan, W. M. (1938). Warning from the West Indies (Revised ed) [Penguin Special]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 184 pp. Paperback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), heritage orange cover, front hinge slightly pulled (pages firm), jacket flap unclipped, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Since the agitation to free the slaves in the West Indies, the British public has ignored these supposed idyllic tropical islands. How the people have become very discontented with their poor living conditions, as manifested by recent violence and riots. Our Book No: 13248. $10 AUD.

157. Magazanik, Michael (2015). Silent Shock: The Men Behind the Thalidomide Scandal and an Australian Family's Long Road to Justice. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 342 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos centre spread, top corner clipped title page, corner tip front cover creased, minimal edgewear. Baby Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. The baby had no arms and legs. For 50 years the Rowe family cared for Lyn - exhausting, round-the-clock work. But then in 2011 Lyn Rowe launched a legal claim against the thalidomide companies. Against the odds, she won a multi-million-dollar settlement. The author is one of the lawyers who ran Lyn's case. He exposes a 50-year cover up of history's most notorious drug, and he details not only the damning case against the German manufacturer, whose ruthless promotion of their lucrative drug in the face of mounting evidence beggars belief. Spanning the world, this book is an epic account of corporate villainy against a backdrop of heroic personal struggle and sacrifice. ISBN: 9781922182098. Our Book No: 17060. $15 AUD.

158. Mai, Mukhtar; Cuny, Marie-Therese (with);Coverdale, Linda (translation), & Kristof, Nicholas D. (foreword) (2006). In the Name of Honour: A Memoir. London: Virago. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear corners. The Pakistani author writes her story about her gang rape, punishment for an honour crime allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. A very moving and thought provoking story. An inspirational true story of a woman who still continues to fight against exceptional odds. Mai now runs the first ever school for girls, started with the money awarded to her by the Pakistani government in her historic settlement, and she is an eager pupil at the school herself. ISBN: 9781844084098. Our Book No: 29250. $15 AUD.

159. Malouf, David (1997). The Conversations at Curlow Creek. Sydney: Vintage. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly toned, spine & nearby front cover creased, minor edgewear. Winner of the 1996 international impact Dublin Literary award. About an escaped convict turned bushranger and the officer who is to oversee his execution. The story is set in New South Wales in the 1820s. ISBN: 0099744015. Our Book No: 25480. $10 AUD.

160. Manne, Anne (2015). The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism (Updated, reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 333 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover minimally scratched, minor edgewear corners. A compelling account of the rise of narcissism in individuals and society. The author looks at the Lance Armstrong doping scandal and the rise of sexual assaults in sport and the military, as well as the rise of lone-wolf terrorists like Man Haron Monis. The book also looks at the latest work in psychology,showing how narcissism develops. The author also shows how to transcend narcissism, to be fully aware of others, and to create love and care that is no longer turned inward. ISBN: 9780522868975. Our Book No: 29448. $25 AUD.

161. Manning, Paddy (2013). Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler. Melbourne: Black Inc. 289 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. Hunter Valley (Newcastle, NSW) mine electrician Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from several speculative coal plays, and by 2011 was a self-made billionaire. However, his reluctance to pay his debts were making him enemies. He lived the high life, buying luxury homes, private jets, sports cars and football teams, and splurging massively to build a horseracing empire. But his business model worked only in a rising market. When coal prices slumped in 2012, Tinkler had no cash flow to service his massive borrowings and no allies to help him recover. Within months he was trying desperately to stave off his creditors. In this impressive biography, leading business writer Paddy Manning relates Tinkler's meteoric rise to wealth, and his equally rapid downfall. ISBN: 9781863956284. Our Book No: 16023. $20 AUD.

162. Marks, Kathy (1996). Faces of Right Wing Extremism. Boston: Branden Publishing. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text photos, minor edgewear. A critical examination of right wing political violence in the United States over the previous 25 years, with a focus on David Koresh, Randy Weaver and the Oklahoma City bombing. ISBN: 0828320160. Our Book No: 16848. $15 AUD.

163. Martin, S. I.; Phillips, Trevor (introduction) (2000). Britain's Slave Trade (Reprint ed). London: Channel 4 Books / Macmillan. 167 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, rear cover creased, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned. Drawing on extensive research and personal testimonies both past and present, this book uncovers the enormous legacy of the slave trade on the society, culture and politics of Britain. ISBN: 0752272519. Our Book No: 11740. $15 AUD.

164. Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish; Hood, Susan (2001). Pack of Thieves? 52 Port Arthur Lives (1st ed). Port Arthur, TAS: Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority. 127 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white vignettes, minor edgewear. George Arthur, Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1824 - 1836 created an intricate system of convict management. This book charts the lives of 52 prisoners who served time at the Port Arthur prison in the 1830s. It looks at the impact of transportation upon their lives and charts the ways in which they negotiated a passage through the labyrinthine penal colony. ISBN: 095793940X. Our Book No: 22727. $10 AUD.

165. McCord, Joan (editor) (1998). Coercion and Punishment in Long-Term Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 392 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. These essays draw on rich longitudinal data to examine the benefits and costs of coercion and punishment, considering mental health, antisocial and criminal behavior and substance abuse. Covered are peer pressure, aggression in boys and girls, and differing parenting styles. Of interest to psychologists, criminologists, social workers, childcare workers and educators. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0521645670. Our Book No: 11283. $15 AUD.

166. McCredie, Matt (2009). Blue Paws: A Funny and Entertaining Look at Life in the Dog Squad (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 206 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, top corner creased rear cover. This book is the true story of Merlin the Australian police dog (German Shepherd) and his handler as they tackle thugs, chase robbers, and bring armed and dangerous criminals to justice. ISBN: 9781741108354. Our Book No: 24782. $22 AUD.

167. McCulloch, Julie (1992). Ghosts of Port Arthur (2nd ed). Port Arthur, TAS: A. D. Simmons. 40 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: A detailed account of the sightings of apparitions and unexplained occurrences at Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania (old convict goal), from the 1870s to the present day. ISBN: 0646071017. Our Book No: 3718. $10 AUD.

168. McGeough, Paul (2009). Kill Khalid: Mossad's Failed Hit and the Rise of Hamas (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 477 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Little public notice was taken of a 1997 attempt on the life of the Hamas leader Khalid Mishal by Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency, even though the audacious hit took place in broad daylight in the streets of Amman, and even though the bungled poisoning immediately set into motion a flurry of international diplomacy. The Israelis reluctantly handed over the antidote. With his new lease on life, Khalid became the architect of the Hamas ascendancy; he directed deadly bombings on targets in Israel, and from his bunker in exile in the Syrian capital of Damascus, continues to pull in donations and support from the Islamic world. The Australian reporter uses unprecedented, extensive interviews with Khalid himself and other key political players. ISBN: 9781741756005. Our Book No: 14231. $25 AUD.

169. McNicol Stock, Catherine (1996). Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain (1st ed). Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press. 219 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), jacket minimally marked, edges minimally foxed. An excellent history of radicalism in rural America, including, anti-federalism, white supremacy, populism and vigilantism. ISBN: 0801432944. Our Book No: 15091. $15 AUD.

170. Melville, Henry (1970). Convicts of Van Diemen's Land. Brisbane: Australian Publishing Co. 188 pp. Paperback wide, very good condition, flexible cover, minor edgewear. Consists mainly of a reprint of a book by Henry Melville (1800 - 1874), written in 1835, while in jail in Hobart Town (see page xv). Describes in detail life in Van Diemen's Land at that time, during the administration of Lieut. Governor Colonel George Arthur. The preliminary pages consist of revealing commentary about convicts, including extracts from notes by an officer of the Convicts Department, Port Puer. (Estimated date, 1970. Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 17118. $15 AUD.

171. Miranda, Gunilla (2009). From Nobel Prize to Ride-On Mower: A True Story about Survival (1st ed). New York: Strategic Book Publishing. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top of spine little scuffed, fore-edge slightly marked, bottom corner tip front cover slightly scuffed, crease on fore-edge rear cover. This is a true story of how she survived a life full of abuse, threats and fear and yet came out whole and sane. Gunilla is a Swedish independent journalist and single mother, who meets and marries the love of her life and moves to Australia. Soon she is to find out that she has married Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This story is both gruelling and inspiring. Anyone who has lived with someone suffering from mental illness (bipolar) will be able to understand what it means to live in fear. ISBN: 9781608600571. Our Book No: 27287. $18 AUD.

172. Mitchell, C. Ainsworth (1911). Science and the Criminal (Australian ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 240 pp. Hardback small, good condition, burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece), cloth spine flecked, edges & some pages foxed, endpapers lightly toned, minor edgewear, sticker, owner's written initials. The Australian edition of a popular early book on the scientific investigation of crime. (Sticker of E. W. Cole, Sydney.). Our Book No: 17187. $20 AUD.

173. Mohamad, Mahathir; Makaruddin, Hashim (editor) (2003). Terrorism and the Real Issues: Selected Speeches of Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia. Subang Jaya, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner front cover creased, old price sticker. The Prime Minister of Malaysia provides the Malaysian viewpoint into the causes of terrorism. ISBN: 9679788601. Our Book No: 15584. $15 AUD.

174. Molomby, Tom (1986). Spies Bombs and the Path of Bliss (Ananda Marga and the Hilton Bombing). Sydney: Potoroo Press. 424 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, black & white drawings, old price marks, owner's written name & date. In 1979, three members of the Ananda Marga were convicted of conspiracy to murder, some months after the bombing the Sydney Hilton Hotel. A case study in a serious miscarriage of justice, including police verbals, and the evidence of an unreliable witness. ISBN: 0949764035. Our Book No: 12216. $12 AUD.

175. Moor, Keith (2009). Crims in Grass Castles: The True Story of Trimbole, Mr Asia and the Disappearance of Donald Mackay (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group. 334 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, pages lightly toned, front cover little scuffed (title little rubbed), barcode sticker last page, minor edgewear. This is the true story of Trimbole: race-fixer, drug boss, Mafia figure, murder contractor, arms dealer. The author has found never-before-published material for this edition. Based in the 1970s when the Calabrian Mafia were rulers in their "castles" in Griffith, New South Wales. ISBN: 9780670073818. Our Book No: 29283. $20 AUD.

176. Moore, Andrew (2011). Mr Big of Bankstown: The Scandalous Fitzpatrick and Browne Affair. Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 251 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, full-page black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Corruption, violence and bribery, mixed with a healthy dose of larrikin charm, this book has it all. In 1955, Raymond Fitzpatrick, a rough-hewn, ill-educated Sydney businessman (Mr Big of Bankstown), and a journalist, Frank Browne, joined forces to teach a troublesome MP, Charles Morgan, a lesson: they alleged he was involved in an immigration racket. However, it was Fitzpatrick and Browne who learned the lesson when Morgan raised the matter in the NSW Parliament. ISBN: 9781742582788. Our Book No: 15360. $27 AUD.

177. Morri, Mark (2016). Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years On (1st ed). Sydney: Ebury / Random House. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The story of the short, good life and brutal death of Anita Cobby in Sydney. This is the story told to the author by John, the husband of Anita, who opens up, recounting how he and Anita fell in love, travelled the world, and even now he believes they are soulmates. The author weaves in chilling material from the autopsy police files, and interviews with the detectives who hunted down the killers. ISBN: 9781925324150. Our Book No: 29349. $18 AUD.

178. Morton, James (2010). Shotgun and Standover: The Story of the Painters and Dockers (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 358 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, cover corner tip lightly scuffed, minor edgewear, top edge lightly marked. The definitive expose of true crime within one of Australia's most notorious criminal collectives: the Painters and Dockers Union. ISBN: 9781405039864. Our Book No: 26663. $20 AUD.

179. Moss, David (1989). The Politics of Left-Wing Violence in Italy, 1969 - 85 [1969 - 1985]. New York: St Martin's Press. 317 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, tables, library remains (spine label, barcode, rubber stamps), few small creases jacket, remainder stripe top edge, internally excellent. The first detailed account of the nature and development of the left-wing political violence that began in Italy in the late 1960s. It covers the patterns of recruitment, organisation and activities of the armed groups, and the responses elicited opponents in various contexts. This Italian case study extends the analytical scope of terrorism. ISBN: 0312028148. Our Book No: 13245. $50 AUD.

180. Murray, John (2007). The Minnows of Triton: Policing, Politics, Crime and Corruption in the South Pacific Islands (Revised ed). [Canberra, Fadden]: J. T. Murray. 313 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, map, minor edgewear, spine little creased, rear cover little rubbed, crease at front cover join, autograph (written dedication title page). The author describes his time spent fighting crime in the South Pacific Islands. He went from Darlinghurst Police station patrolling on foot along both sides of Oxford Street, Hyde Park and Paddington Town Hall, to a beat extending in longitude from Papua New Guinea to French Polynesia and in latitude from Tonga to the Marshall Islands. In 1998 he retired from the AFP but continues to travel and maintain police and academic contacts in Europe and the South Pacific. This book was a runner up in the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards. ISBN: 9780646476292. Our Book No: 26837. $35 AUD.

181. Naim, Moises (2005). Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy (Reprint ed). New York: Doubleday. 340 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), book edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. A groundbreaking investigation on how traffickers are changing the world-transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments in globalization's greatest untold story. Written by the editor of "Foreign Policy" magazine. ISBN: 0385513925. Our Book No: 26957. $15 AUD.

182. National Committee, Armenian (1983). The Armenian Genocide: As Reported in the Australian Press. Sydney, Willoughby: Armenian National Committee. 119 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner creased rear cover & few rear pages, covers little soiled, minor edgewear. Newspaper reports & photos from Australian newspapers reporting on the horrific massacres of Armenians by Turkish forces in 1915 (at the same time as the Gallipoli landings, incidentally). No ISBN in book. Our Book No: 14791. $30 AUD.

183. Nelson, Jack (1993). Terror in the Night: The Klan's Campaign Against the Jews. New York: Simon & Schuster. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Veteran reporter Jack Nelson of the Los Angeles Times, a Pulitzer prize winner, tells the gripping inside story of how Mississippi's Jewish community, terrorized by the Ku Klux Klan, worked with the FBI to arrange an ambush that ended Klan violence in the state. ISBN: 0671692232. Our Book No: 13683. $15 AUD.

184. Nicholls, Freda Marnie (2016). The Amazing Mrs Livesey: The Remarkable Story of Australia's Greatest Imposter. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 303 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual. Ethel Livesey was an attractive young woman from a respectable middle-class family in Manchester, but she had over 40 aliases, eight official marriages, four children and five divorces. Her story stretches from England to the French Riviera, New York, Shanghai and across Australia. Ethel claimed she was a cotton heiress, wartime nurse, casino hostess, stowaway, artist, opera singer, gambler, spy, close friend of the King, air raid warden, charity queen and even wife of Australian test cricketer. When her career imploded, with the abandonment of her glittering wedding in Sydney just two hours before the guests were due to arrive, her bizarre story raced around the world. But what was fact and what was fiction? ISBN: 9781760290146. Our Book No: 17095. $14 AUD.

185. Noble, Tom (1991). Walsh Street (The Cold-Blooded Killings that Shocked Australia). Sydney: John Kerr. 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, map, inside covers toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. First edition. The cold-blooded murder of two young constables in a Melbourne street in 1988 lead to a two-year manhunt. Although four men were arrested, they were frustratingly later acquitted on trial. ISBN: 0958800456. Our Book No: 13001. $10 AUD.

186. Noble, Tom (2010). Walsh Street (The Cold-Blooded Killings that Shocked Australia) (Updated ed). Melbourne: Victory Books / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 192 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, map, minimal edgewear. Updated edition. The cold-blooded murder of two young constables in a Melbourne street in 1988 lead to a two-year manhunt. Although four men were arrested, they were frustratingly later acquitted on trial. ISBN: 9780522858150. Our Book No: 16445. $14 AUD.

187. Nordhoff, Charles; Hall, James Norman (1937). Men Against the Sea (Reprint ed). London: Chapman & Hall. 253 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, map front endpapers, lightly foxed edges & endpapers, minimal foxing few pages, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), top corners covers little bumped, spine littlr slack, tiny scuff spine, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the second volume of a trilogy, which will retell the entire story of the mutiny of the Bounty and the later fortunes of the crew. This book records the adventures of a small boat load of men, who remained loyal to Captain Bligh, and endured with indomitable courage the terrors of the tropic seas. The events are those which Bligh recorded briefly in his own log. Our Book No: 28781. $15 AUD.

188. Norington, Brad (2016). Planet Jackson: Power, Greed and Unions (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover corner lightly creased. Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt boss of the Health Services Union (HSU). But what if Jackson was just as corrupt as Williamson? Or worse? While Jackson was being portrayed as a Joan of Arc figure, she was spending vast amounts of her own union members' money on international holidays, fashion, jewellery, a mortgage, and even part of a divorce settlement. This is the real HSU story - the staggering misuse of the union dues of some of the lowest paid workers in Australia. ISBN: 9780522870336. Our Book No: 17234. $18 AUD.

189. Novick, Peter (2000). The Holocaust and Collective Memory: The American Experience (1st ed). London: Bloomsbury Books. 373 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny closed tear top edge, minor edgewear), small bump bottom edge, pages lightly toned. Discusses the history of the American post-WW2 response to the Holocaust, particularly the American response. He posits that the promotion of the Holocaust has much to do with the insecurity of the Israeli state. Also shows the odd chronology of the development of Holocaust discussion, as pointed out by Arthur Butz in his revisionist work. ISBN: 0747547734. Our Book No: 13796. $25 AUD.

190. Nugent, John Peer (1979). White Night (1st stated ed). New York: Rawson Wade Publishers. 278 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor foxing edges, few edge tears & edgewear jacket, pages faintly toned, top edge lightly faded, top corners little bumped. On November 18, 1978 nearly 1000 American men, women and children died in a so-called "mass suicide" in Jonestown, Guyana. This book is the first full account of the true story about what happened before and beyond Jonestown. ISBN: 0892561165. Our Book No: 24649. $20 AUD.

191. Nussbaum, Martha C. (2012). The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age (1st ed). Cambridge: Belknap / Harvard University Press (HUP). 284 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, top corner flyleaf removed. Draws inspiration from philosophy, history and literature, to suggest a route past the limiting response to extreme events such as attributing the murder of 77 Norwegians to Islamic extremists - until it became evident that a right-wing Norwegian terrorist was the perpetrator - to a more equitable, imaginative, and free society, so that we become less fearful. ISBN: 9780674065901. Our Book No: 27249. $15 AUD.

192. O'Brien, Bill (2000). Agents of Mayhem: The Global Phenomenon of Mass Murder. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Nine cases of mass murder, including University of Texas and Dunblane School in Scotland killers - plus Australian cases (including Julian Knight, Frank Vitkovic, Martin Bryant). A final chapter sums up common features. ISBN: 0734401647. Our Book No: 12919. $20 AUD.

193. O'Brien, Siobhan (2004). A Life by Design: The Art and Lives of Florence Broadhurst. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 246 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Biography of the eccentric and outspoken Australian artist, famous for her distinctive wallpaper designs. She was brutally murdered in Sydney in 1997. ISBN: 1741143985. Our Book No: 12949. $10 AUD.

194. O'Grady, Desmond (2004). Stages of the Revolution: A Biography of the Eureka Stockade's Raffaello Carboni (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 295 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Biography of the Italian-born chronicler of the Eureka Stockade (a rebellion of gold miners at Ballarat in 1854, lead by Irishman Peter Lalor). This compelling biography presents a flamboyant, talented but ultimately disappointed man who gave Australia more than he gleaned. (1 of 2 copies.). ISBN: 1740662121. Our Book No: 21617. $10 AUD.

195. O'Neill, Margot (2008). Blind Conscience (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tips creased front cover, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. This very moving book is the story of the people who struggled to get asylum seekers out of detention and change government policy. The author is an ABC-TV Lateline journalist who covered many of these stories as they were happening. Inspiring and disturbing in equal measure, with a gripping narrative that will surprise many readers. ISBN: 9780868408538. Our Book No: 29503. $18 AUD.

196. Ogino, Masahiro (2007). Scams and Sweeteners: A Sociology of Fraud [Japanese Society Series]. Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press. 126 pp. Hardback octavo, pictorial cover, very good plus condition. A fascinating sociological examination of fraud, scams and gift-giving in Japanese society. The author is professor of sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University. ISBN: 9781876843335. Our Book No: 13244. $30 AUD.

197. Overington, Caroline (2007). Kickback: Inside the Australian Wheat Board Scandal [Kick Back]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 308 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition. Exposes the corruption in the Australian Wheat Board's (AWB), particularly the sending of $290 million to the brutal Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein, right up until th eve that Australian troops arrived in Iraq. When the scandal broke, the Howard government denied personal knowledge of events, and the subsequent inquiry was called a whitewash. ISBN: 9781741751949. Our Book No: 16689. $20 AUD.

198. Palmer, Monte; Palmer, Princess (2004). At the Heart of Terror: Islam, Jihadists, and America's War on Terrorism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 293 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket). This accessible and deeply informed book examines the threat that Muslim extremists pose to America and provides a balanced and nuanced discussion of Iraq as a test case of America's war on terror. Explaining the basics of Islam and guiding the reader through the intricacies of each significant extremist group, the authors answer key questions: Who are the Muslim extremists and how do they fit within the broader context of the Islamic religion? What is their war plan and how do they operate? Who are their allies and what are their weaknesses? What is the experience of Israel, the Islamic world, and the United States in fighting Muslim extremists? How can they be defeated? ISBN: 0742536025. Our Book No: 16566. $18 AUD.

199. Parkinson, Patrick (2005). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: Understanding the Issues (2nd ed). Sydney: Aquila Books. 321 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner creased front cover, minor edgewear. This second edition has been revised and updated to offer a comprehensive guide to the painful issue of child sexual abuse in Christian homes and churches. In the final part of the book, Professor Parkinson explains how churches should respond when sexual abuse occurs, and how to prevent abuse occurring in the future. ISBN: 1876960566. Our Book No: 28386. $17 AUD.

200. Parry, C. Hubert H. (1895). Judith, or The Regeneration of Manasseh: An Oratorio [Novello's Original Octavo Edirion]. London: Novello, Ewer & Co. 214 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (embossed pattern, gilt lettering, spine little faded), all edges gilt, top edge marked, sticker mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear, rubber stamps (including title page), owner's written name. The sheet music for a play, being an oratoria (an extended dramatic religious musical). A play about the Israelites defeating the Assyrians in battle as revenge for attempts to sacrifice Israelite children. Rubber stamp of former owner: St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne. Our Book No: 17016. $60 AUD.

201. Pascarl, Jacqueline (2008). Since I Was a Princess: My 14-year Fight to Get My Children Back (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 371 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, colour photos (few sepia & black & white), front cover little creased, top edge lightly toned, bottom corner tips some pages creased, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. In this sequel to "Once I was a Princess", the author tells what happened in the years after her children were kidnapped from Australia and taken to live in the Islamic State of Terengganu in Malaysia by their father, Prince Bahrin. ISBN: 9780732285975. Our Book No: 29545. $15 AUD.

202. Paskin, Barry; Paskin, K. C. (2001). Following Thomas Paskin's Heritage: Thomas Paskin's Family Report (1st ed). Sydney, Winston Hills: Barry Paskin. 155 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), minimal edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). A self-published genealogical study of the Paskin family, migrants who lived in Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Hawkesbury. They are descended from convict Thomas Paskin, transported for life on the "Guildford" in 1822 from Britain to Sydney Town. This research was prepared from records taken from many sources, including some members who were still alive (and to identify the people in old photos). Included is research into the local living conditions and related colonial history. Our Book No: 29483. $40 AUD.

203. Patterson, Scott (2010). The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It (1st ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 337 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear & rubbing. About a new group of four traders who, 20 years ago, began to infiltrate Wall Street, and nearly destroyed it by their excessive zeal and poor-quality financial products. This species of math whiz were technocrats who make billions not with gut calls or fundamental analysis but with formulas and high-speed computers. ISBN: 9780307453389. Our Book No: 27051. $14 AUD.

204. Pearl, Cyril (1958). Wild Men of Sydney: A Turbulent Era in Australian Social and Political Life (1st ed). London: W. H. Allen. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, tiny bump bottom edge rear cover, edges lightly foxed & toned, edgewear jacket (flap clipped, spine little faded, edge tears & edgewear, some foxing reverse side), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Colourful villains and rogues from early Sydney. The story of the political machinations of John Norton, William Willis and Paddy Crick - a trio of villains who used blackmail, corruption and the power of the press to gain and retain power in early Sydney (late 1890s & early 1900s). (Anthony Horderns shop sticker.). Our Book No: 13343. $15 AUD.

205. Pendergrast, Mark (1998). Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 746 pp. Paperback thick, very good condition, spine lightly creased. A study of how families are being torn apart and adult children turned against their parents by misguided therapists, using dreams, hypnosis and persuasion to recover false memories of sexual abuse. Uses real life cases to provide a devastating critique of Repressed Memory Syndrome. ISBN: 0006387527. Our Book No: 3122. $16 AUD.

206. Penzig, Edgar (1988). Bushrangers - Heroes and Villains: The Truth About Australia's Wild Colonial Boys (Special bicentennial ed). Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 197 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial papered boards cover, black & white text-photos, full-page colour photo, spine little faded as common, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). (No 1338 of a limited edition of 2000 autographed copies.) A fascinating report on Australian bushrangers, with a focus on examining the cult of bushrangers as heroes in Australian culture. ISBN: 0958765022. Our Book No: 17023. $75 AUD.

207. Penzig, Edgar (1992). Heroes and Villains: An Illustrated History of Our Bushranging Days (Quick-print ed). Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 159 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card cover (black cloth spine), black & white text-photos, typewritten text, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A fascinating history of Australian bushranging, combining extracts from his other works (including some new material), produced especially for audiences attending his motivational lectures on Australia's wild colonial days. ISBN: 0958765022. Our Book No: 17020. $40 AUD.

208. Penzig, Edgar (1995). Troopers, Villians, Vipers and Vixens: An Illustrated History of Police and Colonial Crime, 1850 - 1915. Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 224 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos, minor foxing & marks endpapers & edges, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). (No 1441 of a limited edition of 1500 copies.) An illustrated history of police and colonial crime in Australia from 1850 to 1915, largely newspaper reports and trial transcripts of crimes, together with reproductions of the actual published article or document. Many fascinating period pictures of criminals and guns. (Apart from the limited edition autograph, also has an additional written "Best wishes from the author" on the front free flyleaf.). ISBN: 0646137999. Our Book No: 17110. $140 AUD.

209. Perkins, John (2005). Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. London: Ebury Press. 250 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned. Cover subtitle: "The shocking inside story of how America really took over the world". Economic hit men are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank and other aid agencies into the coffers of big corporations who control the planets natural resources. Perkins has lived four lives: as an economic hit man, as the CEO of a successful alternative energy company - who was rewarded for not disclosing his past, as an expert on indigenous cultures and shamanism, and as a teacher and writer who used this expertise to promote ecology and sustainability while continuing to honour his vow of silence about his life as an economic hit man. Allegedly exposes the world of international intrigue and corruption that is turning the American republic into a global empire. ISBN: 0091909104. Our Book No: 15602. $10 AUD.

210. Pratt, Colin (2000). Killing the Khmer (1st ed). Surrey Hills North, VIC: Sea Tiger Marine. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few page corner tips bent, minor edgewear, fore-edge & bottom edge slightly marked, autograph (author's written dedication inside front cover). A history the Khmer Rouge, the extreme-left terrorist group, who - when in government - was responsible for the deaths of millions of Cambodians. ISBN: 1876677082. Our Book No: 25772. $30 AUD.

211. Pretyman, E. R. (1970). Some Notes on Maria Island and Its Penal Settlements. Hobart: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minor insect damage front cover, corner one page creased. A history of the convict settlement on Maria Island, off the east coast of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). Our Book No: 2485. $10 AUD.

212. Priest, Tim (2009). Enemies of the State (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny mark inside cover & flyleaf, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top spine. The author has drawn on extensive research from parliamentary enquiries, royal commissions, court documents, interviews, police court briefs, speeches, television and newspaper coverage to write this book. He is a former police detective, serving in Sydney, including King's Cross and Cabramatta. ISBN: 9781741108705. Our Book No: 26453. $20 AUD.

213. Priest, Tim; Basham, Richard (2003). To Protect and Serve: The Untold Truth About the New South Wales Police Service. Sydney: New Holland. 288 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Detective-Sergeant Tim Priest, after years struggling to fight serious crime and drug trafficking in the Cabramatta region of western Sydney, became disillusioned with the management of the New South Police Force - the politics, bureaucratic bungling, chronic lack of resources, and crazy decision-making. His hard-hitting story, written jointly with Richard Basham, an urban anthropologist at the University of Sydney, and who has studied Asian crime gangs. ISBN: 1741100402. Our Book No: 3925. $20 AUD.

214. Rampa, T. Lobsang (1960). The Rampa Story (1st ed). London: Souvenir Press. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), some minor foxing, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. The bestselling author of "The Third Eye" and "Doctor from Lhasa" here attempts to answer his critics. The former Englishman claimed that his body had been taken over by the spirit of a Tibetan Lama who provided extraordinary personal powers. (The critics were later found to be correct, and the Lama books are works of fiction.). Our Book No: 15652. $25 AUD.

215. Randall, Peter (2001). Bullying in Adulthood: Assessing the Bullies and Their Victims (1st ed). East Sussex: Brunner - Routledge. 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, case studies, tiny mark fore-edge, top corner covers & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. Evaluated research, clinical issues and assessment of bullies and victims, and the background factors to such behaviour. A number of strategies are suggested both for dealing with bullying and victim behaviour, and for monitoring situations. ISBN: 0415236940. Our Book No: 25966. $14 AUD.

216. Rashid, Ahmed (2009). Descent into Chaos: The World's Most Unstable Region and the Threat to Global Security [Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Threat to Global Security]. London: Penguin Books. 498 pp. Paperback, very good condition, corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. Explores the most volatile and dangerous region in the world: Pakistan and Afghanistan. The real crisis zone now lies in central Asia. Veteran Pakistani reporter has unparalleled access to the region and knows its leading players, from presidents to warlords. He documents how closely Pakistan's US-backed regime is linked with extremists; how broken promises in Afghanistan have led to a resurgent Taliban fed by drugs money; and how the largest landmass in the world is now a breeding ground for terrorism. In this story of squandered opportunities, misguided alliances and double-dealing, Rashid pinpoints with chilling accuracy where the true threat to our global security comes from. Ahmed Rashid is Pakistan's premiere journalist, an expert on Central Asia, on jihad and Muslim extremists movements, on the Taliban and Al Qaeda, on insurgency, and on the catastrophe of US policy in this region, on which he has reported for 25 years. ISBN: 9780141020860. Our Book No: 16520. $12 AUD.

217. Rayner, Tony (2005). Female Factory, Female Convicts: The Story of the More than 13,000 Women Exiled from Britain to Van Diemen's Land (Reprint ed). Dover, TAS: Esperance Press. 200 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. The experiences of female convicts transported to NSW and Van Diemen's Land, with an examination of female factories, particularly Hobart's Cascades Female Factory. ISBN: 1876342137. Our Book No: 17119. $26 AUD.

218. Reece, Bob (1989). Irish Convicts: The Origins of Convicts Transported to Australia (1st ed). Dublin: Department of Modern History, University College Dublin Press. 191 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photo portrait rear cover (author), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, corners covers little creased. This reference book is the result of the author's work with final-year honours students at UCD who were encouraged to undertake original research on the Irish convict background, using transportation records held at Dublin Castle. ISBN: 1870089340. Our Book No: 26766. $26 AUD.

219. Ressa, Maria A. (2003). Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of Al-Qaeda's Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia (1st ed). New York: Free Press. 255 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine). The Jakarta Bureau Chief for CNN demonstrates how the future of Al-Qaeda's international terror campaign lies in southeast Asia. Includes the full story of the Bali bombing (it was Plan B - a scaled back version of bigger plans for Singapore), and an interview with Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, the so-called Osama bin Laden of Indonesia. ISBN: 0743251334. Our Book No: 12682. $15 AUD.

220. Rhodes, Richard (2000). Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist. New York: Vintage / Random House. 371 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Examines the reasons violent crimes are committed. This book is part biography, part sociology, part intellectual history. ISBN: 0375702482. Our Book No: 24648. $10 AUD.

221. Rigby, Ken (1996). Bullying in Schools & What To Do About It (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Acer Press / Australian Council for Educational Research. 299 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, cover corners lightly scuffed, bottom corner creased front cover & few pages, top spine chipped, tiny closed tear base spine, minor edgewear. This book offers ways to identify both bullies and victims. This is a passionate and motivating book by an Australian psychologist that policy makers, school administrators, teachers, doctors and parents will find invaluable. ISBN: 0864311842. Our Book No: 26322. $15 AUD.

222. Robson, L. L. (1970). The Convict Settlers of Australia: An Enquiry into the Origin and Character of the Convicts transported to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1787 - 1852. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 257 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, owner's written name. A systematic study based on a statistical sample of male and female convicts transported to Australia between 1787 and 1852. Includes the origins and crimes of the convicts, age, religion, occupation and socioeconomic background. This provides basic knowledge of the people and the period, in both Britain and its antipodean prisons. By lecturer in history, University of Melbourne. ISBN: 0522839940. Our Book No: 12212. $20 AUD.

223. Ronson, Jim (2002). Them: Adventures with Extremists (New ed). London: Picador. 328 pp. Paperback, very good condition, remainder stripe. The award-winning British journalist comically examines a wide variety of extremist groups - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis - who share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. He has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. He travels across three continents, along the way meeting Omar Bakri Mohammed, one of the most dangerous men in Britain, PR-savvy Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Thom Robb, and the survivors of Ruby Ridge. He is chased by men in dark glasses and unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp. In the forests of northern California he even witnesses CEOs, Dick Cheney and George Bush undertake a bizarre owl ritual. Ronson's investigations, by turns creepy and comical, reveal some alarming things about the looking-glass world of "us" and "them." A deep and fascinating look at the lives and minds of extremists. ISBN: 0330375466. Our Book No: 3115. $10 AUD.

224. Russell, Miles (2003). Piltdown Man: The Secret Life of Charles Dawson & the World's Greatest Archaeological Hoax (1st ed). Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing. 288 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & sketches, minimal edgewear. First edition. The author examines the life and career of Charles Dawson, the alleged hoaxer of Piltdown Man. ISBN: 0752425722. Our Book No: 23321. $15 AUD.

225. Russell of Liverpool, Lord (1977). The Scourge of the Swastika: A Short History of Nazi War Crimes (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 221 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages toned, minor edgewear. This factual account (originally published in 1954) of German war crimes of World War II (WW2) is a formidable indictment of Nazi brutality and of the monstrous organization which so terrorized occupied Europe and murdered millions of Jews and other civilians. ISBN: 0552103004. Our Book No: 18161. $10 AUD.

226. Ryle, Gerard (2009). Firepower: The Most Spectacular Fraud in Australian History. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. An examination of the Australian sporting sponsor company Firepower, which engaged in massive fraud. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781741753554. Our Book No: 24137. $12 AUD.

227. Safran, John (2014). Murder In Mississippi: The True Story of How I Met a White Supremacist, Befriended His Black Killer and Wrote This Book (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 351 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos, few corners creased (used as bookmarks!), tiny scuff spine edge, minor wear edges & spine. This book is about a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived, and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything. The author has written an engrossing revealing story. ISBN: 9780143572084. Our Book No: 29257. $15 AUD.

228. Sanders, John (2005). Far From the Land: A Story of Irish Betrayal (Reissue ed). London: Pan Macmillan. 255 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. A true story about corruption and murder set against a background of Ireland's struggle for liberty. It is the story of Dr Patrick Cronin who exposed the Irish-American Clann-na-Gael dynamiters in Victorian England - their leaders had betrayed the terrorist group to Scotland Yard for money. His determination to expose the betrayal led to his murder. ISBN: 0330421107. Our Book No: 20793. $10 AUD.

229. Schafferius, Keith; Kieza, Grantlee (2010). The Retriever: The Incredible True Story of a Child Retrieval Expert and the Families He Has Reunited. Sydney: ABC Books. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The author is an Australian private investigator, who became a world leader in the retrieval of children kidnapped by one parent. He has brought home more than 100 children from countries worldwide including Poland, Mexico and Lebanon (but failed in difficult cases in the Philippines and Yemen). ISBN: 9780733325410. Our Book No: 14502. $15 AUD.

230. Schmidt, Michael (1993). The New Reich: Violent Extremism in Unified Germany and Beyond (1st ed). London: Hutchinson. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, pages lightly toned, few tiny spots top edge, bottom edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. About the rise of the neo-Nazis in today's Germany and Europe generally. Written by a German journalist and film-maker. ISBN: 0091780047. Our Book No: 24058. $10 AUD.

231. Schwab, Adam (2010). Pigs at the Trough: Lessons from Australia's Decade of Corporate Greed (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley & Sons. 251 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition. This book is the story of how a generation of executives, under the supervision of well-known and respected non-executive directors, pushed all the boundaries and got away with it. The author gives investors insights into how to spot the tell tale signs of impending corporate collapse, and how to avoid being another victim. ISBN: 9781742169903. Our Book No: 27775. $15 AUD.

232. Scott, Dorothy; Swain, Shurlee (2002). Confronting Cruelty: Historical Perspectives on Child Protection in Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover scratched, spine faintly faded. Examines our changing understanding of what cruelty is, the continuing neglect and abuse of children in Australian society, and the struggle between philanthropists, social workers and other professional groups for the right to identify and treat abused children. ISBN: 0522849989. Our Book No: 20288. $15 AUD.

233. Scott, Margaret (1997). Port Arthur: A Story of Strength and Courage. Sydney: Random House. 246 pp. Paperback trade (with flap), very good condition, faint remainder stripe bottom edge. Describes courage and bravery during the murder of 35 people at the Port Arthur historic site, Tasmania, on April 28, 1996. ISBN: 0091835216. Our Book No: 10374. $10 AUD.

234. Sengoopta, Chandak (2004). Imprint of the Raj: How Fingerprinting was Born in Colonial India (1st p/b ed). London: Pan Books. 234 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, few small creases front cover, remainder stripe. Examines the history of fingerprinting, its little-known origins in colonial India, and its impact in Britain once introduced at the beginning of the 20th century. ISBN: 0330491407. Our Book No: 22442. $10 AUD.

235. Shackleton, Shirley (2010). The Circle of Silence: A Personal Testimony Before, During and After Balibo. Sydney: Pier 9 / Murdoch Books. 392 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread. Winner of the 2010 Walkley Award, Shirley Shackleton unexpectedly became a human rights activist when her journalist husband Greg Shackleton was killed during the Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975. Her story is filled with a profound sense of purpose, enduring love for her late husband, and a fierce determination to seek truth and justice not only regarding the events leading up to the murders of the journalists who came to be known as Balibo Five, but for the cause of democracy and freedom in East Timor. ISBN: 9781741964851. Our Book No: 14725. $18 AUD.

236. Shaw, Ian (2012). Glenrowan (The Legend of Ned Kelly and the Siege that Shaped a Nation) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top spine little scuffed, top corner rear cover & fore-edge one page little creased, minor edgewear. A well-researched report on the action and violence of the 41-hour siege at Glenrowan, creating portraits of the real heros and the real villains. Bushranger Ned Kelly's daring and deeds made him famous, and Glenrowan made him immortal. ISBN: 9781742610986. Our Book No: 29474. $25 AUD.

237. Shears, Richard; Gidley, Isobelle (1984). Devi: The Bandit Queen. London: George Allen & Unwin. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, reverse side jacket lightly foxed, minor edgewear. The remarkable story of Phoolan Devi, Goddess of Flowers - the legendary Indian Dacoit Queen - who suffered torture and rape before escaping her captors, and then taking bloody revenge and living a life on the run. Records her final dramatic surrender and capture, and her impending trial. ISBN: 0049200976. Our Book No: 14608. $15 AUD.

238. Shulman, Seth (2008). The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W. W. Norton. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, tiny hole fore-edge last two pages. The inventor of the telephone and co-founder of the National Geographic Society is challenged by the author. A stellar example of historical investigation. Throughout his career, Bell was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and found the smoking gun: a deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption and unchecked ambition. ISBN: 9780393062069. Our Book No: 24834. $15 AUD.

239. Sifaoui, Mohamed (2003). Inside Al Qaeda: How I Infiltrated the World's Deadliest Terrorist Organization. London: Granta Books. 154 pp. Paperback, very good condition. By an Algerian-born journalist who in 1996 survived a bomb attack in Algiers that killed his friends and 30 passers-by. Since then, Sifaoui has worked against the terrorist ideology of extremist Islamism wherever the opportunity presented itself. One dangerous opportunity came in 2002. While covering a terrorist trial, he made the acquaintance of an active member of an Al Qaeda cell in Paris and managed to gain his trust. Eventually he was invited to London to be entrusted with a position of real responsibility playing a coordinating role between the different terrorist cells in Europe. ISBN: 1862076820. Our Book No: 3489. $10 AUD.

240. Simpson, Mary Lou (2014). From Convict to Politician: The Life of William Henry Groom. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of William Henry Groom who was transported from Britain for stealing money from his employer. Most of the research comes from 19th century newspapers. The 13-year-old boy left Plymouth as a boy prisoner who had a job to survive. It is thought that he hated social injustice and this later helped him to become a powerful person as an adult. He was a journalist who later became involved in politics in Queensland. He spent 38 years in the Queensland parliament, which he believed he could create a just society. He was a man who lived by the pen, and he built a new life in Australia. Short listed 2015 Queensland Literary Awards. ISBN: 9781925046779. Our Book No: 29416. $35 AUD.

241. Small, Clive; Gilling, Tom (2009). Smack Express: How Organised Crime Got Hooked on Drugs (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Indepth examination of organised crime in New South Wales, by a former senior police officer. ISBN: 9781741756364. Our Book No: 24672. $13 AUD.

242. Small, Clive; Gilling, Tom (2014). Milat: Inside Australia's Biggest Manhunt: A Detective's Story (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The story of how New South Wales serial killer Ivan Milat was caught. The author goes inside the operation he led as his team painstakingly put together the evidence that put Milat behind bars. This is chilling, forensic, compassionate story told by the detective who was at the centre of the operation. ISBN: 9781743317914. Our Book No: 29475. $16 AUD.

243. Small, Clive; Gilling, Tom (2016). Evil Life: The True Story of the Calabrian Mafia in Australia. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 356 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The Calabrian mafia is Australia's oldest, largest and most ruthless crime syndicate, trafficking drugs worth billions of dollars and laundering the proceeds through international networks. The Calabrians have been responsible for nearly 40 murders in Australia since the mid-1970s and many more before that. Mafia families in Australia report directly to bosses in Calabria and profits are funnelled back to the mother organisation. Yet law enforcement has long assured the Australian public that there is no such mafia in Australia. This book shatters this myth. Drawing on court documents and unreleased intelligence reports, as well as interviews with well-informed sources, reveals how the Calabrian mafia evolved from its beginnings on the north Queensland cane fields in the 1920s to established cells in every major capital city. ISBN: 9781742374925. Our Book No: 16982. $18 AUD.

244. Smith, Coultman (1947). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (6th ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, spine cover repaired archival tape, small edge piece missing front cover, pages lightly toned as common, edgewear. According to the foreword by the premier of Tasmania, Robert Cosgrove, this book treats the convict days in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 2656. $15 AUD.

245. Smith, Coultman (1973). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (17th ed) [The Whole Story of the Convicts]. Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, small scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This book treats the Tasmanian convict era in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 3763. $10 AUD.

246. Smith, Nan (1997). Convict Kingston (1st ed). Norfolk Island: Nan Smith / Printed by Photopress International. 120 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos, map, spine little rubbed & bumped, top corner rear cover little creased, crease at cover join to spine, minor edgewear. A fascinating glimpse of the early history of Kingston, Norfolk Island. The author has written about the historic buildings and ruins of Kingston and has uncovered the stories of the convict men and women who lived, worked, and maybe died in them. Their letters, diaries, reports and memoirs all tell a story about suffering, romance, birth, death, deceit, murder, laughter, sorrow, deprivation, joy, cruelty and compassion. ISBN: 0646320270. Our Book No: 29502. $15 AUD.

247. Smolla, Rod (1999). Deliberate Intent: A Lawyer Tells the True Story of Murder by the Book (1st stated ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 276 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine). This book is the account of the landmark Hit Man case, by noted First Amendment attorney Rod Smolla, who risked reputation and career when he took on a legal cause that seemed to oppose his strongest beliefs. ISBN: 0609604139. Our Book No: 2742. $17 AUD.

248. Solomon, R. C. (1990). The Convicted Gunsmiths of New South Wales: A Definitive History 1788 - 1850. Sydney, Rockdale: R. C. Solomon. Unnum 220 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor foxing front endpaper & top edge, bottom edge front cover bumped, minor edgewear. (Unnum. copy of a limited edition of 1100 copies.) Ron Solomon, a past president of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia, has compiled a learned study of the lives of convict artisans (English gunsmiths transported to Australia for petty crimes) and their fate in the harsh environment of the penal colony. ISBN: 0646003429. Our Book No: 13361. $40 AUD.

249. Sprinzak, Ehud (1999). Brother Against Brother: Violence and Extremism in Israeli Politics From Altalena to the Rabin Assassination. New York: Free Press. 366 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dual binding (has superior binding along spine). Examines the critical turning points in Israel's history and exposes the roots of violence in Israeli domestic politics. Books. ISBN: 0684853442. Our Book No: 16770. $20 AUD.

250. Starford, Rebecca (2015). Bad Behaviour: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 253 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, front cover little creased, minor edgewear corners & spine. The author tells her story about spending a year at a boarding school in the bush, at the age of fourteen. The 16 girls were left largely unsupervised, they were a mixture of badly-behaved students and some of the most socially vulnerable. The author joined up with the powerful girls, becoming part of the games - and later a victim of various types of bullying and aggression. In the book, she explains how those experiences affected her as an adult and shaped her future relationships. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781743319574. Our Book No: 29390. $20 AUD.

251. Stein, Alexandra (2002). Inside Out: A Memoir of Entering and Breaking Out of a Minneapolis Political Cult (1st stated ed). St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc. 373 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, fore-edge lightly marked, bottom corner rear cover creased, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. The author tells her story about her life inside a fringe group of political activists in Minneapolis, USA. ISBN: 0878391878. Our Book No: 25636. $25 AUD.

252. Stephenson, Ron (2005). Victor Chang: Murder of a Hero. Sydney: New Holland. 207 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, covers lightly scratched. The brutal murder of the renowned Chinese-Australian heart surgeon. The author served 40 years in the NSW police force and was awarded the Australian Police Medal for outstanding and distinguished service. He gives a gripping account of the murder of Victor Chang, and of the police investigation that extended interstate and overseas to catch the killers. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1741103215. Our Book No: 22680A. $10 AUD.

253. Stern, Jessica (2003). Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill (1st ed). New York: Ecco / HarperCollins. 368 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. For four years, Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. He lucidly explains how terrorist organisations are formed by opportunistic leaders who - using religion as both motivation and justification - recruit the disenfranchised. Fascinating, informative and courageous. ISBN: 006050532X. Our Book No: 16224. $20 AUD.

254. Stewart, Charles (2010). The Rich Man: A Son's Journey to Discover His Real Father (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Storyboard Pty Ltd. 226 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The story of a son's journey (an Australian journalist) as he attempts to pull together the astonishing pieces of the jigsaw puzzle and make sense of his father's secret life. How does a charming educated Scotsman go from being an officer in Her Majesty's forces at Gallipoli (WW1) to masquerading as a Dutch doctor in the French Foreign Legion - then consorting with bootleggers and racketeers in Chicago, and being pursued by the FBI and Scotland Yard on charges of embezzlement, fraud, smuggling, currency rackets and bigamy - until authorities tracked him down to a remote Western Australian mining town (Kalgoorlie). ISBN: 9780646513195. Our Book No: 27605. $15 AUD.

255. Stewart, Douglas; Lindsay, Norman (illustrator) (1946). Ned Kelly: A Play (2nd ed). Sydney: Shepherd Press. 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, dark blue cloth cover (gilt sketch front cover & spine lettering, little flecked), good plus condition (in fair plus dustjacket), full-page black & white plates, black & white vignettes, tide marks jacket (some bleeding red colour to reverse side, edgewear, little scratched & soiled), some tide marks top edge & fore-edge last several pages & some red bleeding (previous water contact now dry), edges lightly foxed, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This second edition is slightly revised from the original 1943 edition, and contains 18 illustrations by Norman Lindsay, which capture to perfection both the spirit of the drama and the atmosphere of the period. A script for a radio play, first performed by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in June 1942. (A suitable reference copy of this scarce book, but not a collectible copy.). Our Book No: 14861. $50 AUD.

256. Stewart, Peter; Fitzsimons, Peter (foreword) (2007). Demons at Dusk: Massacre at Myall Creek (1st ed). Melbourne, Hartwell: Sid Harta Publishers. 337 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, corner tips little creased, top corner rear cover creased, spine ends lightly rubbed, tiny mark bottom edge near spine, minor edgewear. This is a story of love and courage, betrayal and tragedy, mystery and deceit and the strength of the human spirit. In 1838, on a remote cattle station on the frontier of the young New South Wales colony, a lonely convict hut keeper is forced to confront the power and greed which drove the British Empire to expand relentlessly. He was the only white witness to the massacre of up to 30 Aborigines by a party of 11 stockmen, some of whom were later hanged for these crimes. ISBN: 9781921206573. Our Book No: 27716. $18 AUD.

257. Stojanovski, Andrew; Brady, Maggie (foreword) (2010). Dog Ear Cafe: How the Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing (1st ed). Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 316 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, map, minimal edgewear. This book is about the Mt Theo program based at the Central Australian Community of Yuendumu. The author tells how he set the program up to help young Aboriginals beat addiction to petrol sniffing. The book is also relates the author's own informative journey. ISBN: 9781921665066. Our Book No: 26746. $20 AUD.

258. Storr, Anthony (1991). Human Destructiveness: The Roots of Genocide and Human Cruelty (2nd ed). London: Routledge. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Second edition. British psychiatrist explores why humans are capable of the most appalling cruelty. He cautions against easy extrapolations from individual behaviour to behaviour of groups and nations. The latter requires society to see fellow human beings as wholly evil - and this requires imaginative capacity not found in other species. ISBN: 0415071704. Our Book No: 13803. $15 AUD.

259. Stove, Robert J. (2002). The Unsleeping Eye: A Brief History of Secret Police and their Victims (1st ed). Sydney, Potts Point: Duffy & Snellgrove. 367 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear as usual. Traces the history of secret police forces, which have played an important role in many countries throughout the 20th century. ISBN: 187663135X. Our Book No: 24579. $15 AUD.

260. Suffolk, Owen; Dunstan, David (editor) (2000). Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 334 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Huge autobiography of the convict Owen Suffolk deported from England to Australia for theft in 1846. He was no common criminal but a poet, storyteller and orator. In 1867 his extensive autobiography "Days of Crime and Years of Suffering" was published in the Australasian, a leading newspaper of the period. This is the first time it has been reprinted in book form. ISBN: 1875606580. Our Book No: 21742. $20 AUD.

261. Sullivan, Lucy (1997). Rising Crime in Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Centre for Independent Studies (CIS). 76 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear. A long-term conservative perspective on the incidence of crime in Australia. Our Book No: 24396. $12 AUD.

262. Suter, Keith (2008). All About Terrorism: Everything You Were Too Afraid to Ask. Sydney: Bantam. 341 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. A close overview of the history and politics of terrorism, examining conflicts in the Middle East, Russia, Northern Ireland, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and other parts of the world. This book will interest anyone who wants a better understanding of the events covered every day in the news. ISBN: 9781741668216. Our Book No: 23801. $10 AUD.

263. Sykes, Trevor (1988). Two Centuries of Panic: A History of Corporate Crashes in Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 593 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Rich in sensation and scandal, this is the first history ever published of corporate collapses in Australia, from the first bank closure in the 1820s, through the four great depressions of the 1840s, 1890s, 1920s and 1970s, to the downfall of the House of Gollin in the 1980s. ISBN: 0041760131. Our Book No: 2460. $50 AUD.

264. Tatz, Colin (editor); Arnold, Peter (editor); Tatz, Sandra (editor) (2006). Genocide Perspectives III: Essays on the Holocaust and Other Genocides. Sydney: Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies / Brandl & Schlesinger. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, spine little creased, small scratch front cover, corner tips creased front cover, minor edgewear. A diverse collection of essays by scholars, including: Auschwitz, Rwandan genocide, Protocols of the Elders of Zion (forgery), genocide in Namibia, Jews in Turkey, Aboriginal child removals in Western Australia. ISBN: 1876040688. Our Book No: 16944. $20 AUD.

265. Tedeschi, Mark (2012). Eugenia: A True Story of Adversity, Tragedy, Crime and Courage (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 260 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, owner's written name (initials). Prominent Sydney QC recounts the true story of Eugenia Falleni, who was a woman, and was charged with the murder of her wife in New South Wales in 1920. The book traces Eugenia's history. She had lived in Australia for 22 years as a man, and during that time married twice. ISBN: 9781922052292. Our Book No: 16710. $15 AUD.

266. Thomas, Hedley (2007). Sick to Death. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 428 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread. Cover subtitle: "A manipulative surgeon and a health system in crisis - a disaster waiting to happen". The story of Dr Jayant Patel, a surgeon at Bundaberg Base Hospital, Queensland, accused a serious medical malpractice, and the nurse who blew the whistle - and the two consequential public enquiries. ISBN: 9781741148817. Our Book No: 15529. $18 AUD.

267. Todorov, Tzvetan; Denner, Arthur (translator) (2001). The Fragility of Goodness: Why Bulgaria's Jews Survived the Holocaust (1st translated ed). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 197 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. About an important part of Bulgarian history. With the exception of Denmark, Bulgaria was the only country allied with Nazi Germany that did not annihilate or hand over its Jewish population. The author has put together and explains for the first time key evidence, including letters, diaries, government reports, and memoirs. Most have never been translated into any language. ISBN: 0691115648. Our Book No: 28967. $18 AUD.

268. Tsiolkas, Christos (1999). The Jesus Man. Sydney, Milsons Point: Vintage Random House. 403 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, fore-edge lightly marked, last page creased, minor edgewear. Australian novel in which Lou tries to find some answers in his brother's death. The story of three brothers, Dominic, Tommy and Louie, who come from a Greek-Italian family haunted by its history. When Tommy is made redundant from work, he descends into violence and madness, and ultimately suicide after he commits a murder. ISBN: 0091839424. Our Book No: 26673. $10 AUD.

269. Tucker, James; Von Rosenberg, Otto (pseudonym) & Roderick, Colin (editor) (1996). The Grahame's Vengeance, or The Fate of James the First, King of Scotland: A Historical Drama in Three Acts. Townsville: Foundation for Australian Literary Studies / James Cook University. 85 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), minor edgewear. An historical drama about the murder of James I of Scotland by Robert Grahame in 1437. Written by the convict James Tucker, author of Ralph Rashleigh, at Port Macquarie, NSW, in 1845. This is the first authentic transcription of the manuscript, together with a biographical sketch and commentary on the play. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0864435827. Our Book No: 13232. $10 AUD.

270. Turnbull, Clive; Hogbin, Ian (introduction) (1965). Black War: The Extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cheshire Lansdowne. 274 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, light foxing top edge, spine lightly faded & creased, crease in covers & first few pages, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is the story of how the Aborigines of Tasmania were destroyed within 75 years of European settlement. This is the first extensive study of the subject since Bonwick's "The Last of the Tasmanians". Our Book No: 26369. $15 AUD.

271. Turner, Ken; Turner, Lesley (2005). Halfway to Justice: One Man's Fight to Bring His Daughter's Killer to Justice. Sydney: New Holland. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos spread, remainder stripe. Ken Turner tells the tragic story of his daughter Shirree's murder in 1993 (Adelaide, South Australia), and the acquittal of the alleged killer. Gripping and heartfelt, this is a story about coping with loss, fighting for justice and reform in the court system, and the emotional trauma experienced by family members and friends when a loved one dies in vicious circumstances. ISBN: 1741102499. Our Book No: 20786. $10 AUD.

272. Vivian, Herbert (1899). Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates. London: C. Arthur Pearson. 341 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt & red lettering & decoration, cloth little flecked), new endpapers, foldout map frontispiece, black & white plates & text-photos, fore-edge pages untrimmed, edgewear, minor pencil annotation. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. An account of Tunisia in the 1890s, said by the author to be more objective than previous prejudiced accounts by both French colonialsts and prejudiced English writers. Includes description of Islam, cuisine, natural history, customs, governance and the ongoing problem of pirates. Our Book No: 16485. $180 AUD.

273. Wagner, Tegan (2007). The Making of Me: Finding My Future After Assault. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 248 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. The author tells her harrowing story about being raped by three brothers in 2002, when she was 14 years old. It is chilling, unforgettable and ultimately inspiring - as well as exposing ethnic faultlines in Australian society. ISBN: 9781405038232. Our Book No: 23091. $10 AUD.

274. Walshe, R. D. (1954). The Eureka Stockade 1854 1954. Sydney: Current Book Distributors. 32 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, good condition, two black & white drawings (includes cover), creases in covers & few pages, faint foxing, tiny tears fore-edge front cover, staples rusted, spine creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The story of the famous rebellion in 1851 by gold miners (lead by Irishman, Peter Lalor) at Ballarat over unfair mining licence fees. Our Book No: 26559. $10 AUD.

275. Warburton, Wayne (editor); Braunstein, Danya (editor) (2012). Growing Up Fast and Furious: Reviewing the Impacts of Violent and Sexualised Media on Children. Sydney: Federation Press. 249 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. The editors are often approached by parents and professionals who work with children, and who have heard conflicting reports about the effects of violent or sexualised media on children. Usually, they simply want to know what the scientific research has found. This book summarises the research findings in plain language. World leading scholars in disciplines such as psychology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, law and ethics discuss what we currently know about the effects of television, movies, video games, music and advertising, as well as the ethical, legal and policy implications. This book is anchored in up-to-date scientific evidence, offers plenty of helpful, practical advice, and will assist everyone with an interest in the effects of media on children to be well informed. ISBN: 9781862878235. Our Book No: 17116. $25 AUD.

276. Wasserman, David (editor); Wachbroit, Robert (editor) (2001). Genetics and Criminal Behavior (1st p/b ed) [Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 335 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Several philosophers address basic conceptual, methodological, and ethical issues raised by genetic research on criminal behavior. The essays explore the complexities of tracing any genetic influence on criminal, violent or antisocial behavior; the varieties of interpretations to which evidence of such influences is subject; and the relevance of such influences to the moral and legal appraisal of criminal conduct. ISBN: 0521627281. Our Book No: 22345. $15 AUD.

277. Waters, Jeff (2008). Gone for a Song: A Death in Custody on Palm Island (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 246 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Examines the death in custody of Mulrunji [Cameron Doomadgee] on Palm Island, Queensland, and the trial of the first policeman to be charged over an Aboriginal death in custody. He was later found not guilty. Examines the botched police investigation and the suppressed secret evidence. ISBN: 9780733322167. Our Book No: 23633. $10 AUD.

278. Watson, Lyall (1995). Dark Nature: A Natural History of Evil (1st US ed). New York: HarperCollins. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear & marks jacket. The author of Supernature, now writes about the origin and nature of evil. He redefines good and evil in biological terms. Draws on the latest insights of evolutionary ethology, anthropology and psychology. Takes a fresh look at life and the problems our species faces as a result of being too numerous, too greedy and too mobile. ISBN: 0060176881. Our Book No: 22658. $15 AUD.

279. Weatherburn, Don; Lind, Bronwyn (2001). Delinquent-Prone Communities (1st ed) [Cambridge Criminology Series]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 211 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, minor edgewear. Two Australian criminologists explore the link between social and economic disadvantage and crime. They show that the transmission mechanism linking disadvantage and crime is not offender motivation, but disruption of the parenting process. ISBN: 0521790948. Our Book No: 3766. $15 AUD.

280. Webb, Ian (1999). Blood Sweat and Irons: Building the Great North Road from Wisemans Ferry to Mt. Manning 1827 - 1832 (1st ed). Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, black cloth spine, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, references, minor edgewear, bottom corner front cover creased, old sticker mark front cover. This booklet is about the middle section of the road between Wisemans Ferry and Mt. Manning, named during the construction period as Wisemans District. The author states that the spelling and punctuation in quotations from early documents have been reproduced without alteration. The living conditions and work methods of the convicts who built the road are discussed. A great way to learn about some of the early history of this fascinating Hawkesbury region of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0958622604. Our Book No: 29628. $30 AUD.

281. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (1st Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. The author spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. ISBN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $17 AUD.

282. Whitrod, Ray; Condon, Matthew (foreword) (2015). Before I Sleep: My Life Fighting Crime and Corruption (Reissue ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 227 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners. In the early 1970s, Queensland was a haven for crooks from both sides of the law. It was into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod was controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. Just six years later he resigned from the head role of the Queensland Police Force, no longer willing to tolerate interference from the Bjelke-Petersen government. It was a decision that the Fitzgerald Inquiry later vindicated. Whitrod rose through the ranks from police cadets in Adelaide to command not only the Queensland police but also the Commonwealth and Papua New Guinea forces as well. In wartime, he had trained and flown as a navigator with the RAF in Europe and the Middle East. After the war, he helped to found ASIO, operating both in the field and from behind a desk. Both a personal memoir and a rare insiders view of the Force. This reissue has an introduction by Matthew Condon, author of "Three Crooked Kings" and "Jacks and Jokers". ISBN: 9780702253409. Our Book No: 20781. $22 AUD.

283. Whitton, Evan (1987). Can of Worms: A Citizen's Reference Book to Crime and the Administration of Justice. Sydney: Fairfax Library. 373 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned as common, front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. An amazing study of organised crime, the judiciary, the police, business and politics in New South Wales. Covers the facts about: The Age Tapes, Lionel Murphy, the Kevin Humphreys Affair, Murray Farquhar, the Wran Royal Commission, the Necklace Trial, Garfield Barwick & Mundroola, three Police Commissioners (Allan, Hanson, & Wood), Morgan Ryan, the Early Release Scheme; the Mackay Murder, and the Enmore Conspiracy. ISBN: 0949054313. Our Book No: 2903. $15 AUD.

284. Williams, Maslyn (1974). Florence Copley of Romney (1st ed). Sydney: Collins. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers little toned, minor edgewear jacket (top spine chipped), sticker mark front free flyleaf, owner's written name & date. The true story of the beautiful, rich and wilful Florence Copley who was found guilty of murdering her husband. How she was saved from the gallows makes compelling reading. Set in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales (NSW), in the 1840s, when a new kind of society was emerging from the mixture of convict and emigrant settlers, this book captures the beauty and the ruthlessness, the injustice and the courage, that went into the making of a new nation. ISBN: 000221587X. Our Book No: 22379. $12 AUD.

285. Williams, Paul L. (2002). Al Qaeda: Brotherhood of Terror (1st p/b ed). USA: Alpha Books / Pearson Education. 213 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps. Examines the terror network's religious roots, its widespread organizational reach (including the U.S.), its complex political and religious agenda, and its terrifying tactics. Covers not only the social, political, and economic factors that have led to the creation of this elusive terrorist network. Includes a chilling account of life within al Qaeda that comes in part from the testimony of members of the Bin Laden group. ISBN: 0028643526. Our Book No: 15257. $10 AUD.

286. Wilson, James Q.; Herrnstein, Richard J. (1987). Crime and Human Nature (The Definitive Study of the Causes of Crime) [Crime & Human Nature]. New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 640 pp. Paperback thick octavo, good plus condition, front cover creased, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear & rubbing. Heavy. Two Harvard University professors (government and psychology) provide the most comprehensive study ever made of the causes of crime, and balances individual and social / environmental factors. Their controversial conclusion is that crime results from individual choice, which is itself influenced by a wide range of factors, including social / environmental. ISBN: 0671628100. Our Book No: 16484. $25 AUD.

287. Wilson, Mark (2016). Beth: The Story of a Child Convict (Reprint ed). Sydney: Hachette Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, no jacket, very good condition, illustrated endpapers, full-page colour drawings, few black & white drawings, base spine little bumped, two tiny dents bottom edge. A children's picture story that was inspired by the life of Elizabeth Hayward, the youngest female convict with the First Fleet, and the journals of William Bradley and Arthur Bowes Smyth, the surgeon and artist from the Lady Penrhyn. The illustrations make this story come alive. Suggested reading age: Primary School Age. ISBN: 9780734416773. Our Book No: 29637. $15 AUD.

288. Wood, Leonie (2007). Funny Business: The Rise and Fall of Steve Vizard (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 338 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, tiny crease fore-edge front cover, minimal edgewear. Uncovers the man behind the public persona: the well-liked Australian comedian and media personality, who later fell foul of the law over business dealings. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9781741753295. Our Book No: 23408. $10 AUD.

289. Wright, Robin (1986). Sacred Rage: The Crusade of Modern Islam (1st ed) [The Wrath of Militant Islam]. London: Andre Deutsch. 315 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, endpaper map, faintly foxed jacket flap (corner clipped), small sticker. Written by Sunday Times correspondent in Beirut. She carefully explains the Muslim fundamentalist revolution (particularly Ayatollah Khomeini's Shiite revolution in Iran) that is shaking the certainties in both the Western and Arab world. ISBN: 0233978836. Our Book No: 15055. $15 AUD.

290. Wright, Robin (2001). Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Modern Islam (Revised ed). New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster. 331 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, map. Revised edition. Written by Sunday Times correspondent in Beirut. She carefully explains the Muslim fundamentalist revolution (particularly Ayatollah Khomeini's Shiite revolution in Iran) that is shaking the certainties in both the Western and Arab world, By senior journalist, Los Angeles Times. ISBN: 0743233425. Our Book No: 15523. $12 AUD.

291. Yallop, David (1997). In God's Name: An Investigation into the Murder of Pope John Paul I (Revised, reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 480 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, tiny scuff mark rear cover, faint toning edges, minor edgewear. The alleged murder of Pope John Paul I after only days in office. ISBN: 0552132888. Our Book No: 22911. $10 AUD.