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Author: William Henry Wells. This is a facsimile edition, produced in 1970, of the original published in 1848.
Publisher: The Council of the Library of NSW, Sydney, SBN 724099832, frontisp., 438pp + advertiser's copy to rear 16 pp., maps, alphabetical gazetteer, fold-out national map.
Condition:Crisp burgundy 8vo hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in Very Good Condition, with a neat name in pen dated 1978 to the front paste-down.The dustjacket has some mild edgewear, is unclipped, in Good Condition.
Description: includes Ephemera: a copy of P356 of The History of Tasmania; a news cutting regarding Lakemba, near Sydney and another regarding an 1830's view of Penrith NSW.
Author: Patsy Adam-Smith OBE, 6th-Generation Australian, historian and writer.
Publisher: Nelson Publishers, Melbourne, 1986, 1st Edition, large Hardcover 8vo, 34 chapters, sources,Index, b/w photos & illustrations.369pp
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET, protected with a transparent, professional plastic cover.
Description: Ireland 1848 and the seven patriots banished; their adventures, loneliness and loves in three continents as the search for refuge from imprisonment in Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania).
Author: Prof. J G Fraser, DCL, LLD, Litt.D, Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Liverpool.
Publisher: Macmillan & Co, London, 1913, 1st Edition, hardcover 8vo, 493pp., 20 chapters/lectures, notes, index, 493pp.
Condition:This RARE book is in READING COPY ONLY CONDITION, with water-stains to the cover, marks to page edges and pencil notes all over the endpapers. The interior is STRAIGHT & TIGHTLY BOUND, with age-toning to the robust pages. The text is complete & readable.
Description: From the Gifford Lectures at St. Andrews College, 1911-12. A detailed analysis of "Natural Theology" with copious notes and studies, RARE in any condition. Includes Central Australia, Queensland, the Torres Straits, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Melanesia.
Author: D.L.Jones B.AgSc, Dip Hort. and S C Clemesha
Publisher: AH & AW Reed, Sydney 1978, Hardcover 8vo with Dj, 8 chapters, 4 appends, Glossary, Bibliog., Index, B/W illustrations Colour plates, 294pp.
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover quarto with illustrated endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition, in a unclipped Very Good Dustjacket.
Description: Cultivation, propogation, allies, Tree Ferns, Filmy Ferns, Oddities, Alphabetical arrangement of remaining species, A detailed analysis of Australian Ferns.
Author: W H Timperley, who emigrated to Perth in 1856, joined the Police and eventually became Superintendent, Aboriginal Prison, Rottnest Island.
Publisher: London: The Office of "The Boys’ Own Paper": no date, c 1922) Reference: The "B.O.P." Library. Muir 7388, originally published 1892
Condition:Printed cloth boards (hardcover) with title to spine & frontcov., fenpr missing (prob. ex-bookplate presentation) "74" stamp to prelims & notation that this is that number of COL WILSON'S personal Library. Slight edge foxing, in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: What the life of a squatter means, at least the best sides of a squatter's life. Things go fairly easily with the hero, but, on the whole, there are some wholesome bits of advice for those who think squatting all " beer and skittles".
Author: Professor S Angus MA. DD. LitD. PhD.
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1943, 2nd Edition, hardcover with dj, 152pp. + index
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, Straight, clean & Tight with no inscriptions in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an intact, unclipped GOOD dustjacket with glass-stains to the cover, protected in a plastic dustwrapper.
Description: Prepared for the Angus heresy case, this is the fullest statement of the Professor's positions.
Author: A W G Lipscombe HDA., HDD.
Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch NZ, c1945 (i.e. just post WW2) Last refs are to 1939 ststistics, many b/w photos, illustrations, 25 chapters, 4 sections, 409pp.
Condition:Green cloth-bound overprinted cover, slight damage to rear cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN, name in pen to front endpaper, A & R adhesive vintage sticker,
Description: General survey; Cattle, Horses, Pigs, Principles of breeding,
Author: Geoffrey Robertson Q.C.
Publisher: Biteback Pub. Co. , 2013, First Edition, 194pp., 6 chapters.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in Good condition in an unclipped GOOD Dj with some front cover wear.
Description: Geoffrey Robertson Q.C. brings his forensic skills and a deeply felt sense of injustice to the case at the heart of the Profumo affair, the notorious scandal that brought down a government.
Author: Hunter Davies
Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1968 FIRST EDITION, hardcover with dustjacket 374pp., b/w illustrations, photos, 34 chapters, end bit, appends.
Condition:Crisp purple cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT with no inscriptions and mild age-toning to page edges, in GOOD CONDITION in a clipped dustjacket with mild edgewear and rubbing. Overall a GOOD copy.
Description: An ORIGINAL copy of the VINTAGE first edition, with a clipped dustjacket. This is the classic bio of The Beatles by the premier pop writer of the 1960's, Hunter Davies. With b/w photos and interviews with all of the fab 4.
Author: V G Cole B.V.Sc., technical advisor to GRASCOS and vetinary consultant to the Graziers Assn. of NSW.
Publisher: Grazcos Co-Operative Ltd, Sydney 1965, hardcover 8vo with Dj, A-Z listings, 188pp, Index, tables, maps, graphs,
Condition:Crisp black hardcover 8vo with Dj, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a gilt title to spine and some wear & rubbing to the intact and robust dustjacket, slight age-toning to robust pages.
Description: Written for the cattle owner, a classic reference to the Australian cattle industry with an alphabetical list of disorders.