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Author: Selected and with an Introduction by GEORGE LOW Commando Editor
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2007, First Edition, stiff-board covers oversize 8vo, 12 full Comics, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 783 pages, illustrated endpapers.
Condition:Illustrated softcovers with minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: Fire over England - Desert Fox - Danger in the Deep - Desert of Death - Savage Sky - Death or Glory Mob - Zero Smasher - Island of Death - Sea Strike - Assassin! - They Flew by Night - Colonel Scarface
Author: Peter King, an American traveller in Afghanistan in the early 1960s. With 25 photographs by the author. SCARCE
Publisher: pub. Geoffrey Bles, London 1966, hardcover, 224pp., 20 chapters, map, b/w photos, epilogue, Index. SCARCE
Condition:A SCARCE book, a cancelled ex-library copy with all the usual stamps and tape marks, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD minus condition in a robust GOOD minus DUSTJACKET with edgewear. Occasional margin and map notes in pen. SCARCE.
Description: Wilber 200 and Hanifi 388 are not judgemental about this American adventurer supposedly looking for medicinal plants in Afghanistan but Jones (142) is less kindly quoting Louis Dupree as saying it was 'one of the worst books he'd ever read on Afghanistan"
Author: Ian Rowley, specialist in animal behaviour with the CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research
Publisher: Collins Sydney 1975 1st Edition from The Australian Naturalist Library, hardcover 8vo, 284pp.,Colour, B/W Photos, maps, figures, 22 chapters, appends, refs, Index.
Condition:Crisp tan hardcover with boxed title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with a GOOD plus Dustjacket with mild edgewear.
Description: Bird Life is a book written by Australian ornithologist Ian Rowley and published by Collins (Australia) originally in 1975 as part of its Australian Naturalist Library series. Australian bird behaviour and breeding. Illustrations, figures and tables.
Author: James Paterson MA, formerly Headmaster, Hillhead High School, Glasgow and Edwin G Macnaughton MA, rector, Hamilton Academy. RARE
Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh & London,61 chapters, vocabularies, exercises, 294pp. RARE
Condition:Name and school class (5B) written on front & rear paste-down with some old tape-marks, occasional underlining and marginalia in red and pencil, tightly bound and ROBUST in GOOD CONDITION especially for an ex-school book. RARE
Description: This book completes the "Approach to Latin " series and deals with syntax and composition from the point at which the Second Part of the series leaves off. RARE
Author: LORNA BINGHAM of the George Edwards Production Company - Illustrated by Harmut Lahm ABORIGINAL LEGENDS
Publisher: WINN & Co., Sydney, 1941, FIRST EDITION, softcover quarto, COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS & 1 colour illustrations, 32 pages.
Condition:Illustrated softcovers with title to front cover, three staples to spine, top corner missing front cover, small tears & rubbing to covers, spine loose (all intact), slight foxing and age-toning to endpapers.
Description: Tuckonie & the Golden Boomerang - White Magic and Black - The Seidlitz Powder - The Idol of Ng'rui Moch - The Kakadu Tribe and many more.
Author: W. A. BRODRIBB F.R.G.S., and M.L.C. - Introduction by A. G. L. Shaw of Monash University
Publisher: John Ferguson, Sydney, in assoc. with The Royal Australian Historical Society, 1978, Facsimile reprint from 1883 first pub., 237pp, illustrated endpapers, INDEX.
Condition:Black cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, slightly sunned to spine & slight edgewear.
Description: The son of one of the few convicts transported to Australia for a purely political crime, William Brodribb spent his boyhood in Tasmania. In 1835 he moved to Sydney to seek his fortune in the unexplored lands of NSW and Victoria.
Author: David R Kirkby MBE FJMA FJCA AASA, Compiled by; Shire Clerk to Sutherland Council 1929-1963 - covering in detail the first 50 years 1906-1956
Publisher: Publicity Aid for the Sutherland Shire Council, Sydney, 1970, FIRST EDITION as STATED, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 155 pages, including several appendices.
Condition:Tan cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, some rubbing to spine, corners & covers, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing, small tears & edgewear in a clear plastic protective cover.
Description: Published to mark 50 years, from 1906, of Sutherland Shire on Sydney's Botany Bay, the actual publication date also commemorated 200 years since Captain Cook landed in the Bay in 1770 and 18 years later the First Fleet carrying convicts from Britain.