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Book Id: 01af01700

Price: $Not for sale

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


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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Book Id: 02anf01697

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: NEW ENGLAND SKETCHBOOK by Unk white & Peter Newell 75th Anniversary of New England Girls' School 1st edition 1970 Hc Dj

Author: drawings by Unk White and Text by Peter Newell. SPECIAL NEGS 75th ANNIVERSARY edition.

Publisher: Rigby Ltd., 1970, First edition hardcover 8vo with dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, page-sized b/w line drawings and text, 64pp. issued for NEGS 75th Anniversary.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with clear title to spine, Anniversary annotations to cover and titlepp., STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD Condition with no inscriptions, now protected with a professional, non-adhesive plastic cover.

Description: Detailed drawings and historical references for the New England District of NSW, including Walcha, Armadale, Gold mining, Tin mining, Balala, Uralla, Gyra, Bolivia and points of interest in between. This is an anniversary edition, the 24th in the series.

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Book Id: 17scc01696

Price: $16.80

Title: NANCY DREW series THE CLUE IN THE CRUMBLING WALL by Carolyn Keene ISBN 000160418x pub. Collins & Co 1972 Hardcover

Author: Carolyn Keene. The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories.

Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co., London, 1972, hardcover 8vo, 160pp, 25 chapters.

Condition:Crisp illustrated hardcover with presentation inscription to the front endpaper, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition.

Description: When Nancy is asked to find a professional dancer who disappeared several years before, the young detective becomes involved in a mystery reaching far beyond a missing-person's case. Nancy and her friend's investigation is at Heath Castle.

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Book Id: 12pa01695

Price: $24.22

Title: W J Turner Poet and Music Critic by Wayne McKenna 1990 1st Australian Edition Hc LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY

Author: Wayne McKenna, senior lecturer in English, University of Newcastle, NSW.

Publisher: The NSW University Press, 1990, First Australian Edition (Orig. pub. by Colin Smyth Ltd., UK), 4 chapters, notes, index

Condition:Crisp, tight and blue cloth-bound hardcover with crisp title to spine, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a VERY GOOD, unclipped Dustjacket with very minor wear.

Description: An overview of Turner's life and work, discussing his plays, novels, short stories, poetry, drama criticism and literary editing. Describes his interaction with Yeats, Sigfried Sassoon, Lady Morrell and others.

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Book Id: 01af01694

Price: $22.10

Title: LOST & FOUND by Brooke Davis 2014 ISBN 9780733632754 Australian Fiction HAND SIGNED & DEDICATED by the author Hatchette

Author: Brooke Davis

Publisher: Hachette Australia, 2014, 6th printing,large format softcover 8vo 280pp.

Condition:In GOOD CONDITION with a good, un-cracked spine and a neat SIGNED dedication by the author on the title-page, with very slight age-toning to pages.

Description: A heartwarming novel about discovering what love and life are all about. The tale of three lost people needing to be found.

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Book Id: 08nfm01693

Price: $19.88

Title: WELLNESS Eating for a Longer Life by Dr James Scala.1993 An edition SIGNED & DEDICATED by the Author ISBN 0 572 01844 4

Author: Dr James Scala

Publisher: W Foulsham & Co, London, 1993 edition, originally USA PRESCRIPTION FOR LONGEVITY 1992, 4 parts, 16 chapters, Index. 323pp. SIGNED by the author.

Condition:Crisp copy with mild age-foxing to prelims and pp. edges in Good Condition

Description: Antioxidants; Regulators; Protector Foods; making it all work for you. A SIGNED & DEDICATED copy of this important work.

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Book Id: 08nfm01692

Price: $19.88

Title: ARTHRITIS Diet Against It. The successful plan for a pain-free life by Dr James Scala SIGNED COPY Anglicised UK Edition

Author: Dr James Scala

Publisher: W Foulsham & Co, London, 1989 edition, originally USA Arthritis Relief Diet 1987, 5 parts, 23 chapters, illustrated, append., Index. 208pp.

Condition:Crisp copy with mild age-foxing to prelims and pp. edges in Good Condition

Description: Right foods; inflammation fighters; The prostaglandins; diet and arthritis. This book is SIGNED and dedicated by the author,a special copy of this famous book.

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Book Id: 14ca01691


Title: The DOG its Ailments and Diseases by B A McMichan RVS with special sections on Tick Paralysis and Hydatid disease.1939

Author: B A McMichan RVS with special sections by W J Stewart McKay MB MCh BSc

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1939, 2nd Revised Edition of the 1933 original, 11 chapters, varieties of breed with photos, glossary, Index, 251pp + advts.

Condition:Worn green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and front cover, foxing to prelims and pp.edges, STRAIGHT and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: General care & feeding, anatomy, vitamins, diseases, medicine, poisons, x-rays, glossary, Index.

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