I am feeling like a right nerd now. LiD was close. It is kind of a history book. The Encyclopedia of Melbourne, weighing in at 3.7 kg or just over 8 pounds with 800 and something pages.
After paying that much for a book, I would have thought Angus and Robertson would have given me one of the reusable bags to carry it in, but no. They wanted another dollar for the bag, so I made them double plastic bag it.
The last entry I read was for Allan's Music, so I have a long way to go yet.
I have wanted it since it was published two years ago and actually asked R to get it for my birthday, but then I could not find it anywhere, so I thought it would be too much trouble for him. And then yesterday, there it was, right in front of me. I still hesitated a while though.
Now the next time I complain about spending money, he has some good ammunition up his sleeve.