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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.
Author: by Simon Rintel with photography by D Galea and V Peril
Publisher: Two Inspire, Double Bay, NSW, 2004 FIRST EDITION Hardcover oblong 8vo, photographic cover & endpapers, 10 chapters, colour plates, map, 170pp.
Condition:Crisp hardcover STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions
Description: HISTORY*BEAUTY*PEOPLE-walkers, riders, runners, cyclists, wheelchairs, sports, families, lovers,artists, dog owners. WILDLIFE*FOOD*EVENTS*THE TRUST* map
Author: John Gunter SYDNEY HARBOUR HISTORY, NSW Australian Ships, Ferries of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River
Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1978, FIRST EDITION, Hardcover oblong quarto with dj, with fine b/w and colour illustrations, 80pp.
Condition:Crisp green hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & ROBUST in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: A tribute to the 'Golden Age" of Sydney's Ferries, this book carefully details the history of the ships of Sydney Harbour, the classic steamers and the future of the Ferry.
Author: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of New South Wales, Sydney, printed by William Applegate Gullick, Govt. Printer.
Publisher: Government of NSW, 1921, 976 pages in a large hardcover 8vo without a dj.
Condition:Well-bound cloth-bound hardcover with age marks to ROBUST cover, no inscriptions, minor spine repair, in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: The Government of the State of New South Wales Parliamentary Debates (Second Series) Sessions 1920 10 & 11 George X Vol LXXIX 27 April to 22 Sept 1920 during the time of the STOREY MINISTRY (The Hon. John Storey MLA).
Author: Story & Art by Fumi Yoshinaga, printed and bound traditionally,beginning at the last page and proceeding thus right to left.Original Japan comic
Publisher: Printed in the USA, published by VIZ Media, San Francisco, Cal, USA with translation rights from Hakusensha Inc., Japan.
Condition:Crisp paperback in Very Good Condition with no creases to spine, in the original brown wrapper "Book & Magazine MEISHODO" Printed from right to left as is traditional in comics of Japan.
Description: When a strange new disease that preys on men breaks out in Edo period Japan, women take on all the roles traditionally granted to men, including that of the Shogun, and the few men- precious providers of life - are carefully protected.
Author: Frank Hurley, celebrated Australian Pioneer photographer.
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1959 revised third edition of the original 1955, large quarto 224pp, maps to endpapers, colour and b/w photographs and text throughout, in states.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with title in gilt to spine & frcov., no inscriptions, STRAIGHT TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION without a dj.
Description: Introduction by T A G Hungerford, a delight of photographs of the entire country, taken by the master photographer HURLEY.
Author: The Autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired)
Publisher: Macmillan & Co., Sydney, cover with dustjacket, 12 chapters, illustrated with black & white photos, 318pp, 24 plates including a map, endpaper maps, appendices,inde
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing, minor edgewear to jacket.
Description: The autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired).
A Naval career from 1918 to 1962, when the RAN went from reliance on the Royal Navy to a more independent stance.
Author: Henry Purvis AFC & Joan Priest
Publisher: pub., Rigby, Adelaide, 1979 FIRST EDITION hardcover with dustjacket, 23 chapters, illustrated with black & white photos index, 228pp
Condition:cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing, minor edgewear to jacket.
Description: The classic Australian adventure story, Purvis flew with Kingsford-Smith,
Barnstorming Flying Circuses & Joy rides RAAF Wing Commander
Lasseter's Lost Reef Pacific Ocean flights.
Author: Bud Sagendorf for Yaffa Publishing
Publisher: Yaffa, Sydney, 1980
Condition:in Good Condition with mild age-toning to paper, robust with an intact cover with some mild marking, robust staples without rust.
Description: Sweetpea, Popeye, Olive Oyl, Brutus, introducing "Hardtack", the Sea Hag, Hi & Lois,
Author: Harold J Anderson New Zealand author and public servant. Depression Era 1930s Public Works South Island NZ SIGNED by the author.
Publisher: A H & A W Reed, Wellington, 1975 1st Edition, hardcover 8vo, 26 chapters, bibliog., appendix, index, b/w photos & maps. SIGNED by the Author
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, in Very Good Condition in a Good Dustjacket, unclipped with some edgewear. Signature of Author to titlepage.
Description: The men who built the Milford Road and Homer Tunnel on the South Island of NZ in the 1930s. Winter weather, ferocious terrain, poor rates of pay.
Written by a man who was PWD paymaster at Invercargill.