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    AUD $14.00

    Master, The: The Story of H. H. "Dally" Messenger and the Beginning of Australian Rugby League by Messenger, Dally. R

    London, England: Angus & Robertson, 1982. Softcover, first edition, 252gms, 94 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous seller, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    AUD $20.00

    United: A History of the Federated Municipal and Shire Council Employees Union of Australia, New South Wales Division by McMahon, Peter

    Sydney, Australia: The United Services Union, 2003. Softcover, first edition, 598gms, 180 pages. This book tells the story of unionism in local government and the electricity industry recording the achievements and the battles of the past 100 years up until 2003. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription on the first title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    AUD $12.00

    Cairns: Reef to Rainforest by Reid, Robert

    Kuranda, QLD, Australia: Thunderhead Publishing, 1996. Softcover, second reprint, 376gms, 63 pages. This book presents Cairns, Australia's jewel of the north, in text and photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small ownership stamp on the inside title page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Second Reprint. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. Illus. by Jarver, Peter. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    $15.00

    The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History by Paul Carter

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. 6 x 8 1/2 inches. xxv, 384 pages. Condition of the book is Near Fine; Looks new on all points. Dust jacket is Near Fine; Ditto, in clear mylar wrapper. STK


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    AUD $11.00

    It Doesn't End There: Great Australian Stories with a Twist by Laws, John; Stewart, Christopher

    Sydney, Australia: Pan Macmillan, 2006. Hardcover with laminated illustrated cover, first edition, 480gms, 405 pages. This book is a collection of John Law's favourite stories, following on from the bestselling success of There's Always More to the Story. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, moderate discolouration to page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    AUD $20.00

    THE SCROGGIN EATERS: A History of Bushwalking in Victoria to 1989 by Wheeler, Graeme

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Federation of Victorian Walking Clubs (Vikwalk) Inc., in association with Pindari Publications, 1991. 275pp., intext b/white halftone plate illustrations (various sources), line-drawn maps and several facsimiles, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm, nominally bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Photographic, illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn and colour-faded on spine, else short closed tear and a small (3mm.) laminate bubble. From the front dustjacket flap: "This account of the evolution of bushwalking in Victoria is, of necessity, incomplete, but it does tell of the joy of discovery, the pleasure of club walking, of conservation issues essential to the outdoors' survival as a source of recreation. It describes in some detail the searches for individuals and groups who became lost. Drama, tragedy, failure and success of the Search and Rescue Section are recounted in absorbing narrative, as are the achievements of the most active people who worked for all walkers through the FVWC." (Federation of Victorian Walking Clubs). Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Acks., 16 chapters. Appendices x 9. Index. Book weight approx. 645g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    AUD $10.00

    An Almost Perfect Murder: How the Police Caught One of Their Own by Linton, John Suter

    Sydney, Australia: ABC Books, 2006. Softcover, reprint, 334gms, 272 pages. The almost perfect murder of Canberra suburban mother of two, Ricky Conway. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. Reprint. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    £3.48

    Floating Brothel, The : The Extraordinary True Story of an 18th-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts by Rees, Sian

    London, England: Review, 2002. Good+.Minor foxed to endpapers, otherwise clean and tight internally. 248pp.. First printing thus.. Soft. 12mo, 7 ¾" . Good+. Illus. by With black and white photographs..


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    $24.95

    Old Sydney Town. Heritage Park Somersby Guide by Irving, Robert And P.M. Chisolm

    Somersby, Australia: Old Sydney Town Pty. Ltd., 1974 First printing in stapled paper covers. This copy has the replica of the town seal attached to the front cover and the wrap around ribbon. 31 pp. Two tissue maps including one fold-out, illustrations, photographs, index. Hint of wear to covers. Near Fine. . Stapled Pamphlet. Near Fine. Box 7.


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    AUD $7.50

    Roots & Branches: Ancestry for Australians by Lea-Scarlett, Errol

    Sydney, Australia: Fontana Press, 1979. Softcover, first thus, 278g, 231pgs. Shows you where to start tracing your ancestry and what pitfalls to avoid along the way. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book has been covered in clear plastic for protection. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fair to Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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    $14.30

    Footnote: People In Australian History by Atkinson Ann

    Broadway: John Fairfax Direct Marketing, 1987. 240 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout. The Subject Of These Biographies Are Lesser Known Australian Figures Whose Activities, In Often Eventful Lives, Have Passed From General Knowledge.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.


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    $49.95

    Gladstone ... City That Waited by McDonald, Lorna

    Brisbane, Australia: Boolarong Publications, 1988 First edition in hardcover with dust jacket. 464 pp. Photographs, notes, appendices, index. Very tiny bumps to the bottom of the boards. Jacket has some minor shelfwear. Near Fine/Near Fine.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. LR1-6.


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    AUD $10.00

    Novocastrian Tales: Newcastle - Hunter Bicentenary 1797-1997 by Walsh, Paul F. (ed)

    New Lambton, Australia: Elephant Press, 1997. Softcover, second edition, 790gms, 412 pages. For the people of Newcastle and the Hunter Region on the occasion of their bicentenary (1797-1997). It includes tales and stories of the Newcastle and Hunter area as well as some poetry. Contributors include: Yahoo Serious; Les Murray; Bruce Wilson; Arthur Ailwood; Judith Fox; Barry Maitland; Norman Talbot; and many more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . Second Edition. Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    AUD $14.00

    Christmas in Australia by McGregor, Malcolm (ed); and Walls, Rob (text)

    Milsons Point, Australia: Hutchinson Australia, 1990. Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,950gms, 207 pages, green coloured endpapers. Culled from 15 000 shots, this volume provides the definitive record of how we Australians, old and new, celebrate Christmas. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 2kg and may incur additional postage. . First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    AUD $200.00

    Picture Palaces and Flea-Pits: Eighty Years of Australians at the Pictures by Brand, Simon

    Sydney, Australia: Dreamweaver Books, 1983. Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1415gms, 271 pages. This book recreates the grand days of the picture palace. It remembers a world that has well and truly gone and a time of life that was simpler. It is a celebration of the days when the visit to the pictures was the event of the week. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    AUD $12.00

    Descent: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists (Vol 12, December 1982, Part 4) by Best, E. C.; Knight, Dr K. W.; and McLaughlin, J. K

    Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists, 1982. Soft card covers, first edition, volume 12, December 1982, Part 4, 90gms. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear. This is an ex-library book and shows the associated stampings throughout as well as labelling to front cover as well as a pen inscription, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other volumes of the journal. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!. First Edition. Soft Card Cover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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    AUD $8.50

    Written in Gold: The Story of Gulgong by Maxwell, Eileen

    Gulgong, Australia, 1982. Softcover, sixth edition, 204gms, 108 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is some light scuffing to gold illustrated cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.. Sixth Edition. Soft Cover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    AUD $12.00

    Australia: World of Difference by Bechervaise, John

    Adelaide, Australia: Rigby Publishers, 1983. Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,700gms, 328 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Ever since 1629 when the Dutch navigator Francis Pelsart was amazed by his first sight of a Kangaroo, Australia has been regarded as the continent where everything is different. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    $26.70

    Australia's Heritage Sketchbook by Norris Keith

    Sydney: Weldon Publishing, 1993. 361 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. . Reprint. Pictorial Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket.


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    AUD $30.00

    Air Power Over Europe 1944-1945 (Volume IV): Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air) by Herington, John

    Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian War Memorial, 1962. Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 974gms, 539 pages. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards/dj. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside back of the front board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    AUD $20.00

    Collection of Australian Bush Verse, A

    Castle Hill, Australia: Peter Antill-Rose and Associates Pty Ltd, 1989. Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 722gms, 112 pages, blue endpapers. This collection of Australian bush verse bring to life the characters of the Australian bush through the poetry of Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, Adam Lindsay Gordon, and others. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other preloved markings.. First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Good/Good. Illus. by Lewis, Gary (photography by). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    AUD $15.00

    History of Australian True Crime, A: Australian Lives and Stories by Samuelson, Steve; and Mason, Ray

    North Sydney, NSW, Australia: Ebury Press, 2008. Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, reprint, 1810gms, 287 pages, grey endpapers. This book provides notable examples of grisly and gruesome dirty deeds from Federation to the present day. Tram robbers, baby-thieves, notorious gangsters, psycho killers, petty crims, corporate villains and corrupt cops fill this volume in a compelling cavalcade of Australians behaving badly. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small tear on the front endpaper where a sticker has been removed. Inside back page has come loose and been repaired with tape. Boards are in good condition with some minor bumping and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage.. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair to Good/Not Applicable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    $9.60

    Of Love And War by Poole Phillippa

    Sydney: Lansdowne Press, 1982. 280 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page. The Letters And Diaries Of Captain Adrian Curlewis And His Family1939-1945... First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.


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    AUD $7.50

    German-Australian Called Holtermann, The: Ein Deutsch-Australier Namens Holtermann by Drinkwater, Malcolm

    Sydney, NSW, Australia: Malcolm Drinkwater, 1985. Stapled softcover, first edition, 104gms, 73 pages. This book covers the history of gold in Australia, Hill End and its beginning, gold miner Holtermann, and the programme of events for the Holtermann Centenary Festival. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. . First Edition. Stapled Softcover. Good/Not Applicable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    $19.50

    Dancing With Strangers by Clendinnen Inga

    Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2003. 324 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. This Is What Happened When A Thousand British Men And Women, Some Convicts, Some Free Settled On The East Coast Of Australia In The Eighteenth Century. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.


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