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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 vetrinary 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.
Author: Verna Coleman
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1981, Hardcover with Dustjacket, 219pp.,22 chapters, photos, notes, bibliog, Index.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN with no inscriptions in Very Good Condition, with marks to page edges in a GOOD DUSTJACKET, unclipped, with two very minor closed tears.
Description: With the publishing of her first book, 'My Brilliant Career' in 1901, little or no success followed. Then in 1906 she sailed for America and became active in the National Women's Trade Union and editorship of 'Life and Labor'. Then London and Australia.
Author: Albert Klestadt
Publisher: First published in 1988 by Kangaroo Press, Sydney. ISBN 0864171854. Illustrated b/w frontispiece, maps, b/w plates to centre.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover without spine title (as issued), STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a rubbed but unclipped, sturdy & intact GOOD DUSTJACKET with edgewear.
Description: The German author was a refugee in Japan before WW2 and when war came escaped via the Phillipines and then to Australia by sailing there with a crew of Moros in an open, locally-built vessel. He had no maps nor sextant and the journey took 47 days.
Author: William Stuart Long also known as Vivian Stuart
Publisher: Doubleday, Sydney, 1983 FIRST EDITION, map, family tree, notes, 508pp hardcover 8vo with dj.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with an inscription (name) in pen to the frenpr. and slight age-toning to crisp pages.
Description: The fifth in the series of 12 historical fiction tales about the founding of Australia.
Author: William Stuart Long aka Vivian Stewart
Publisher: Doubleday Australia, 1981, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj. maps, 539pp.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and slight age-toning to crisp pages. The dj has been protected in a professional, non-adhesive plastic cover.
Description: The third in the series of 12 historical fiction tales about the founding of Australia.
Author: Peter FitzSimons
Publisher: Hachette/Hodder revised & illustrated 2008 edition, hardcover 17 chapters, epilogue, bibliog., notes, index.
Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a bookplate over an inscription to the front paste-down,ROBUST and INTACT in a GOOD unclipped DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing & edgewear.
Description: Kokoda was a defining battle for Australia - a small force of young, ill-equipped Australians engaged a highly experienced and hitherto unstoppable Japanese force on a narrow, precarious jungle track - and defeated them.
Author: Norman Verschuer Wallace
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1975, First Edition, Hardback, DJ, b/w illus., 181pp.
Condition:Crisp green hardcover 8vo STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition with an inscription to the front paste-down, with an unclipped GOOD Dustjacket with edgewear & rubbing.
Description: Norman Wallace was the son of a lawyer and after service in the Australian Armed Forces in World War I, he followed in the footsteps of his ancestors by also being a lawyer and later a town councillor. He practised in the town of Narracoorte in South Aust