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Book Id: 14ca01636

Price: $29.80

Title: With the Sun on My Back by John K. Ewers 1959 revised edition, Northern Territory Aborigines, Explorers, Bill Harney.

Author: J K Ewers winner of the Commonwealth Jubilee Literary Competition.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1959, 3rd Edition, revised edition, 244pp, b/w photos.

Condition:Ochre cloth-bound boards with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with loose section chapter 24 p181 to p196.

Description: An early encounter with the North - the Territory and North-West Australia. A description of travels from 1947-1950 for the Australian Geographical Society and for Walkabout Magazine. Marble Bar to Daly Waters and even across to Cairns.

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Book Id: 01af01635

Price: $26.80

Title: The Bunyip of Barney's Elbow by Brian James 1956 First Edition, Hardcover with dj Australian Short Stories.

Author: Brian James third collection of Short Stories with a cover designed by Norman Lindsay, who also wrote the foreword.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1956, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 209pp.

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-covered hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT with minor age marking to edges, in an unclipped dustjacket with edgewear and sunning to spine. A pen signature to the front endpaper.

Description: The author's third collection of short stories with a forword by Norman Lindsay and an illustrated front cover by him as well. Macquarie Book Club, Parramatta sticker to front paste-down.

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Book Id: 02anf01633

Price: $23.80

Title: SANDSTONE SYDNEY by Douglas Baglin & Yvonne Austin, Rigby Adelaide 1976 1st Edition Hc colour photos Australian History

Author: Douglas Baglin & Yvonne Austin

Publisher: Rigby, Adelaide, 1976, FIRST EDITION, large hardcover quarto (4to) with dj, 31 chapters, colour & B/w photos, 192pp. Photo endpapers.

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & ClEAN in Very Good Condition, in a Good Dustjacket,rubbed & with edgewear, now protected with a professional plastic cover

Description: Sydney sandstone: Animals & Vegetation, Aborigines, European settlement, Stonemasons, Public Buildings, Roads, Monuments, Tombstones, Clocks , Lighthouses, Hotels, etc etc etc... a detailed classic reference.

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Book Id: 14ca01632

Price: $39.40

Title: Helen Arbib COOK BOOKS 1)Looking at Cooking 1978 1st Ed 2)TERRACE TIMES Rocks Edit 1979 3)LONDON Cookbook 1982 1st Ed

Author: Helen Arbib with line illustrations by various artists.

Publisher: 1). Helen Arbib Publications, Birchgrove NSW 2). Terrace Times,Woolahra, NSW 3). Williams Collins & Sons, London

Condition:All are STRAIGHT, TIGHTLY BOUND & CLEAN. 1). Slight sunning to spine and occasional internal marks, no inscriptions GOOD+. 2). A few marks to cover, VERY GOOD. 3). Remains of price sticker to rubbed cover, pen inscriptions on front endpaper, GOOD.

Description: A collection of three of the eight books written (and originally published by the author). 1) illustrations by Michael Lodge. 2). illustrations by Pauline Clements. 3). illustrations by Ray Evans

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Book Id: 02anf01631

Price: $36.80


Author: THOMAS KENEALLY - Prize winning Australian author - The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2009, First Edition, Volume I, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 628pages, COLOUR ARTWORKS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 34 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green clothbound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, pale green endpapers, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: The story begins by looking at European occupation through Aboriginal eyes as we move between the city slums and rural hovels of eighteenth-century Britain and the shores of Port Jackson.

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Book Id: 02anf01630

Price: $19.80

Title: The Vagabond Papers - Melbourne in the Victorian era by John Stanley James - Abridged Edition

Author: JOHN STANLEY JAMES - Author of The Vagabond & Julian Thomas - Edited and an Introduction by Michael Cannon

Publisher: Melbourne University Press, 1969, Abridged Edition, 1st pub. in 5 Vols in 1877-8, hardcover 8vo with dj, 274pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 6 Parts & Index

Condition:Black clothbound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name stamp to front endpaper, brown endpapers, slight age-toning to front endpapers in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.

Description: The vagabond shocked respectable citizens with his lively reporting of scandalous situations. His accounts of middle class behavior are equally revealing, as this selection shows. from dj.

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Book Id: 11nfb01629

Price: $19.60

Title: BILLY THORPE Most People I Know (think that I'm CRAZY) Biography Australian Rock 'n Roll

Author: Billy Thorpe

Publisher: Macmillan, Sydney 1998, First Edition, softcover large 8vo, 26 chapters,426pp.

Condition:Crisp softcover with slight age-toning to ROBUST pages,in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: As Billy lies in a hospital bed, trying vainly to work out how even he managed to get himself into this mess, he wanders through the corridors of his life, the music, the mayhem, the mind altering substances;the Sunbury Aztecs, the girls, the characters.

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Book Id: 04mha01628

Price: $18.90

Title: An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin in 1942 by Peter Grose 2009 FIRST EDITION Sc 258pp, b/w photos. WW2 History

Author: Peter Grose, author and publisher

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2009, 1st edition, Softcover,16 chapters, epilogue, appends, photos, index.

Condition:Crisp large-format softcover in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions

Description: The bombing of Darwin on 19 February 1942 is the battle Australia tries to forget. Although there was much to be proud of that day, but the dark side of the story lingers: looting, desertion and a calamitous failure of leadership.

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Book Id: 02anf01627

Price: $34.85

Title: The Walkers of YARALLA by Patricia Skehan 2000 Folio Sc Limited Second (expanded) Edition SIGNED No. 530 of 1000 HISTORY

Author: Patricia Skehan, Australian historian and publisher

Publisher: P. Skehan Publishing, Concord, NSW, 2000. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Limited First Edition. Folio. 244pp, index, bibliography, photographs.

Condition:Crisp and clean in VERY GOOD CONDITION with an inscription SIGNED by the author to the titlepage

Description: The History of Thomas Walker and Dame Eadith Walker by a local historian. Local history of the CONCORD, NSW district 1822-1937, in main Isaac Nichols' land.

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Book Id: 11nfb01626

Price: $42.40

Title: John Macarthur by M H Ellis 1955 FIRST EDITION hardcover with dustjacket ORIGINAL CLASSIC of AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

Author: M H Ellis, author of "Lachlan Macquarie" and "Francis Greenway". Historian and author of Australian history.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1955, FIRST EDITION, Hc with Dj, 6 sections, 35 chapters, bibliog., notes, Index, coloured and b/w plates.

Condition:Crisp burgundy cloth-bound hardcover with boxed title to spine and gilt motif to front cover, maps to endpapers, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with some ephemera to prelim pages, mild age-toning to pp. edges. Covered with plastic, non-adhesive slip.

Description: The Australian classic, the first full-length biography published 150 years after Macarthur returned from England with the first authenticated pure Merino sheep.With news cutting ephemera. In hardcover, the first edition, with dustjacket

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