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Book Id: 21mcm01652

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: Adventures into the Unknown No.160 ACG Gripping Tales of Suspense ! Oct-Nov 1965 featuring NEMESIS 32pp. SILVER ERA

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. When buying this item please contact us first for an cheaper letter rate mail cost.

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Book Id: 03an01651


Title: TREES of AUSTRALIA by Peter Krisch Green Guide to Tree Identification and Research 2015 New Release

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.

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Book Id: 14ca01649

Price: $34.60

Title: Men and Thought in Modern History by Professor Ernest Scott, University of Melbourne 1920 Sc (Sydney Uni Tutorial copy).

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.

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Book Id: 14ca01648

Price: $24.40

Title: Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science REPORT of 29th Meeting August 1952 Hc 384pp.

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

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Book Id: 01af01647

Price: $Not for sale

Title: INTO THE SUN, a BLUE HILLS novel by Gwen Meredith 1961 Hardcover First Edition in an illustrated dustjacket

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.

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Book Id: 02anf01646

Price: $29.20

Title: THROUGH THE GATES Life in Sydney's Centennial Park by Simon Rintel with photography by D Galea and V Peril 2004 Hc 1st

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

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Book Id: 02anf01645

Price: $not for sale

Title: ACROSS the HARBOUR by John Gunter 1978 Hc 1st Edition. The Story of Sydney's Ferries. ILLUSTRATIONS in COLOUR with Maps.

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.

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Book Id: 14ca01644

Price: $49.50

Title: New South Wales Parliamentary Debates (Second Series) Sessions 1920 10 & 11 George X Vol LXXIX 27 April to 22 Sept 1920

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).

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Book Id: 21mcm01643


Title: Ooku The INNER CHAMBERS by Fumi Yoshinaga Vol 1 pub. VIZ Media, San Francisco, Dec. 2011 Third Printing ENGLISH VERSION

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.

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Book Id: 14ca01642

Price: $NOT for SALE

Title: FRANK HURLEY : AUSTRALIA a Camera Study Angus & Robertson 1959 revised third edition PHOTOS in colour and B/W

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.

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