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Book Id: 14ca01707

Price: $81.54

Title: SOME NORTHERN HOMES OF New South Wales by G Nesta Griffiths 1954 1st Edit Hardcover w/ Dustjacket SIGNED by author RARE

Author: G Nesta Griffiths, signed and dedicated by the author on the title-page.

Publisher: The Shepherd Press, Sydney, 1954, FIRST EDITION

Condition:Crisp Green Cloth-bound Hc, gilt impressed tree to fr. cover, gilt title to spine, maps w light foxing to endpapers, tipped-in frontispiece opposite title page, inscr. "For a Very Kind Friend, G. Nesta Griffiths" Unclipped DJ has mild edgewear. VERY GOOD.

Description: 151 pages. The author's fourth book on the history of people and places in New South Wales giving the story of some of the early settlers of the Hunter River and New England districts, eg TOMAGO, NEOTSFIELD, YUGILBAR. A RARE title in Very Good Condition.

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Book Id: 17scc01706

Price: $19.87

Title: The Observers Book of Aircraft compiled by William Green 1971 Edition Hc with Dj

Author: compiled by William Green with silhouettes by Dennis Plunnett 1971 20th edition, hardcover smallest 8vo 288 pp, with text, photos and silhouettes

Publisher: Frederick warne & Co. London, 1971

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frontcov. in Very Good Condition, in a clipped dustjacket with slight rubbing, in Good Plus Condition.

Description: Describing 185 aircraft with 355 illustrations, plus detailed data for the latest aircraft for 1971.

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Book Id: 12pa01705

Price: $Not for sale

Title: THE GATEWAY by Judith Wright 1953 First Edition Hardcover of Australian Poetry by the uniquely talented poet.

Author: Judith Wright -Australian Master Poet

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1953, First Edition, hardcover, 63pp, Australian Poetry.

Condition:Crisp brown 8vo Hc with title to spine & boxed frontcover, bookplate to front paste-down, name to frenpr dated 1953, some neat, light, pencilled marginalia to occasional poem, 3 references neatly inscribed in pen to the rear endpaper. GOOD CONDITION

Description: Dark Gift; Fire at Murdering Hut; The Cedars; Train Journey; Transformations; The Journey; Eroded Hills; Old House; Drought Year; Flood Year; Old Man and many, many more poems from the Australian Master-poet.

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Book Id: 02anf01704

Price: $19.75

Title: A PORTRAIT OF BATHURST ILLUSTRATED by H S DORMAN text by David Potts 1980 First Edition Hardcover with Dustjacket

Author: ILLUSTRATED by H S DORMAN text by David Potts 1980 Designed by Robert Brown

Publisher: Robert Brown, Bathurst, 1980 1st Edition, oblong hardcover with Dj 64pp with full-page colour and b/w illustrations.

Condition:Crisp ochre cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a Good Dustjacket with mild rubbing.

Description: From the Court House to the Museum, from the first Public School to Piper St terraces, from Chiffley's Home to the Kelso Hotel, a vast panorama of Bathurst & surrounding's fine buildings

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Book Id: 17scc01703

Price: $Not for sale

Title: The Death Rays of Ardilla by Captain W E Johns 1959 Hc Dj A story of Interplanetary Exploration by the BIGGLES author.

Author: Captain W E Johns, famous author of the BIGGLES and WORRALS series. Pictures by STEAD including a coloured frontispiece.

Publisher: The Children's Book Club for Hodder and Staughton, London, 1959, Hc with Dj, 15 Chapters, 192 pages.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION IN A VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET which has not been clipped. There are minor age-spots to the page edges but the book is crisp and robust, possibly unread.

Description: "A stranger from beyond the THIRD REGION has told us that all ships in their section of the Universe have been warned to keep well clear of Ardilla"

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Book Id: 05mhw01702

Price: $32.66

Title: BOB HOPE's own story of his trip abroad I NEVER LEFT HOME illustrated by Carl Rose published Peter Huston, Sydney 1944.

Author: by Bob Hope with illustrations by Carl Rose. UNUSUAL MILITARY WW2 SOUVENIR ORIGINAL VINTAGE MILITARIA

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Ny via Peter Huston, Sydney 1944, printed in Australia by Deaton & Spenser and by Bridge Printery, Sydney, Australia 1944

Condition:Robust large card-bound stapled hardcover, title to cover overprinted in 3 colours, 102pp. Mild stains to Robust & Intact cover, internally age-toned pages but all are TIGHT & CLEAN and INTACT with minor page blemishes. In GOOD CONDITION.

Description: Produced for the US National War Fund. 'Bob Hope's own story of his trip abroad'. Account of Bob Hope's trip to Wartime Britain, Europe & Nth Africa to visit US Troops stationed there. Written prior to Hope's Pacific trip. GREAT LINE ILLUSTRATIONS by ROSE

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Book Id: 14ca01701

Price: $19.48

Title: The PITCAIRN ISLANDS Stamp Catalogue editited by Bill Hornadge 1980 New Revised Edition Sc 224 pages ILLUSTRATED STAMPS

Author: Bill Hornadge, author of over 20 books including " Stamps- A Collector's Guide", "The Ugly Australian" and others.

Publisher: by the author, Dubbo, NSW 1980.

Condition:Crisp softcover with slight coverwear in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: This book lists, illustrated and prices all the postage stamps issued for the Pitcairn Islands up to January 1981

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Book Id: 01af01700

Price: $68.40

Title: The POTATO MAN by Devon G Minchin 1944 Hc 1st Edition published Frank Johnson Sydney RARE WW2 Australian Title

Author: Devon G Minchin ex-RAAF, pioneered the timber industry in Sarawak ,ran an advertising agency in Hong Kong and Metropolitan Security Services in Aust.

Publisher: Frank Johnson, Sydney 1944, Hc 8vo, 232pp. A very hard-to find Australian title.

Condition:Marble-ised card-backed hardcover with title to spine & frcover, STRAIGHT and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a worn but intact, unclipped dustjacket, FAIR PLUS DJ

Description: Devon Minchin began writing while serving as a fighter bomber pilot with the RAAF in the Western Desert. It was during this World War II period that he produced his first novel, The Potato Man (1944).

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Book Id: 02anf01699

Price: $22.66

Title: PACIFIC PARADE by FRANK CLUNE 1945 Hc FIRST EDITION - RARE unclipped Dustjacket Hawthorne Press decorations Adrian Feint

Author: Frank CLUNE with a dustjacket and decorations by Adrian Feint

Publisher: Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1945 First Edition, 123pp, Hardcover 8vo in an intact Dj.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & motif in gilt to front cover, coloured endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHTLY BOUND and CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a RARE intact and unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with some edgewear.

Description: 13 Essays on the Pacific, written during war-time. Timor Joe, The Netherland Indes, Monkey Dance, Toraja, Borneo, Angkor and more. Decorations by Adrian Feint. The Dj is a work of art - reminiscent of Miguel Covarubias.

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Book Id: 23abs01698

Price: $47.24

Title: The Passing of The Aborigines, a lifetime spent among the Natives of Australia by Daisy Bates 1947 Hc with Dj PHOTOS

Author: by Daisy Bates CBE with a foreword by Sir George Murray and an intoduction by Arthur Mee

Publisher: John Murray, Australia, 1947 second Australian edition, 1947 Hardcover 8vo with dj, 21 chapters, B/W photo plates and illustrations, map, 254pp.

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with foxing to endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a GOOD MINUS Dustjacket with repair backing and wear to edges, unclipped.


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