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Author: J M Coetzee, winner of the Booker Prize (Twice) and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003
Publisher: Text Publishing, Melbourne, Australia,2013, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with Dj, ISBN 9781922979701
Condition:Crisp brown hardcover with gilded title to spine, no inscriptions, TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN, in Very Good Condition.
Description: A novel about childhood, destiny and about being an outsider. Davis is a small boy who has come by boat across the ocean to a new country without his parents.
Author: William Stuart Long also known as Vivian Stuart
Publisher: Doubleday, Sydney, 1985 FIRST EDITION, map, family tree, notes, 379pp.
Condition:In GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, the dust jacket has a slight wearing at top near corner (see scan), slight age-toning to robust pages.
Description: An historical fiction, book seven of a well-known series of books THE AUSTRALIANS. In it, the tale turns to a major turning point in Australian History, the Gold Rush of the 1850s.
Author: Dr Timothy Joseph O'Leary CBE, RFDS.
Publisher: Amphion Press, Department of Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane, Q 1988 FIRST EDITION.
Condition:An illustrated hardcover with no inscriptions, in Very Good Condition. 180 pages with mild fox-spotting to endpapers.
Description: Dr Timothy O'Leary became the RFDS's Medical Officer in Charters Towers in 1953. With great energy and enthusiasm he expanded the medical cover in the Peninsula.This tells of his trials and tribulations, successes and tragedies. Published posthumously.
Author: issued by the Department of Railways, NSW, Public Relations section, Sydney, 3rd impression July 1952, first published July 1947 RARE
Publisher: is48 pages, text and b/w photos on almost every page issued by the Department of Railways, NSW, public relations section, Sydney, 1952 HARD TO FIND
Condition:A softcover bound with 2 staples, the cover shows some slight separation, in GOOD CONDITION note : !!!!!! CONTACT US FOR CHEAPER POSTAGE: THIS BOOK IS SUITABLE FOR LETTER RATE !!!!!!!
Description: Sydney Central, Darling Harbour, Enfield, Drivers, City Underground, Power Stations, Booking Offices, Advertising, Workshops, Headquarters Offices, Engines, Railstock and so much more. A detailed expose of NSW RAIL in the 1940s. RARE
Author: Edited by Susan Wyndham, pieces by Barbalet, Baum, Keneally, Duncan, Borrowclough, Garner, Savige, Heyman, Marr, Rice, Sayer, Wyndham, Windsor & Neil.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2013, First Edition, softcover, biographical essays on losing a parent by Australian writers.
Condition:Crisp softcover with signatures to prelims, in VERY GOOD CONDITION - SIGNED by three contributors to the collection, SUSAN WYNDHAM, THOMAS KENEALLY & DAVID MARR
Description: Biographical essays by Barbalet, Baum, Keneally, Duncan, Borrowclough, Garner, Savige, Heyman, Marr, Rice, Sayer, Wyndham, Windsor & Neil on the losing of parents.
Author: NEMESIS Story by Shane O'Shea and art by Chic Stone. Born Failure : Story Ace Aquila, Art Johnny Craig
Publisher: American Comics Group No. 160 Oct-Nov 1965
Condition:In GOOD PLUS CONDITION with intact staples and very minor edge wear. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A BETTER POSTAGE PRICE !!!
Description: Adventures into the Unknown issue 160 that came out in 1965.Featuring a character called Nemesis plus other sci-fi,horror and Fantasy stories.
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Author: Peter Krisch for The Australian Green Guides. Other Guides include : Insects, Spiders, Frogs, Snakes, Birds, Parrots, Mammals, Sharks and Rays.
Publisher: New Holland Publishers, London & Sydney, 2015, First Edition
Condition:NEW !! Illustrated softcover 8vo in very good condition. NEW
Description: Evolution, Conifers, Eucalypts, Paperbarks, Tea Trees, Bottlebrushes, Proteas, Banksias, Grevilleas, Wattles, Acacias, Casurinas, She-Oaks, Rainforests, Identification, Index.
Author: Ernest Scott, Professor of History in the University of Melbourne. First Australian Edition
Publisher: Macmillan & Co., Melbourne 1920, printed by The Speciality Press, Melbourne,24 chapters, b/w portrait plates,
Condition:Cloth-bound softcover with title to spine and front cover, University of Sydney cancelled Tutorial Classes stamp to endpapers, STRAIGHT ROBUST & TIGHTLY BOUND in GOOD CONDITION. A good copy of an invaluable study of 24 men and their contribution.
Description: includes news cutting 1945 re Rousseau. Chapters on Voltaire, Napoleon, Metternich, Blanc, Palmerstoun, Mazzini, Mill, Durham, Lincoln, Marx, Cobden, Darwin, Spenser, Bismarck, Gambetta, Gladstone, Disraeli, Chamberlain, Tolstoy, Arnold, Wilson & Wells.
Author: Honorary Editor : J F Kefford MSc FACI and many contributors including Sir Douglas Copeland, P M Hasluck, K S Cunningham, V J Chapman and many others
Publisher: ANZAAS, Sydney University, Sydney 1953, hardcover with illustrations, fold-out charts, by-laws, Assn. details etc.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover, bound by A H Pettifer, Government Printer, STURDY, INTACT, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION without dj.
Description: Report of 29th Meeting, Oration, Transactions of Sections from Mathematics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, History,Anthropology, Economics, Engineering, Architecture, Medical Science, Education, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Botany, Physiology, etc
Author: Gwen Meredith, Australian author, travel writer and playwright.
Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1961, hardcover 8vo with a dj, 252pp. 18 chapters
Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slightly faded at crown, STRAIGHT, TIGHT, ROBUST and CLEAN in Very Good Condition in an undersized FAIR original DUSTJACKET, 90% intact but chipped and edge-torn.
Description: adapted from part of the BLUE HILLS saga, this is a tale of an isolated township in Central Australia in the 1950s.