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Author: compiled by William Green with silhouettes by Dennis Plunnett 1971 20th edition, hardcover smallest 8vo 288 pp, with text, photos and silhouettes
Publisher: Frederick warne & Co. London, 1971
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frontcov. in Very Good Condition, in a clipped dustjacket with slight rubbing, in Good Plus Condition.
Description: Describing 185 aircraft with 355 illustrations, plus detailed data for the latest aircraft for 1971.
Author: Frank Bristow
Publisher: Beaverbrook Newspapers 1973, London, unpaginated, with title to spine.
Condition:Slight marking and wear to cover, Tightly bound with title top spine,no inscriptions, in GOOD Condition
Description: The 1973 collection of strip cartoons by the inimitable Mr Dickens. PLEAS CONTACT US FOR LETTER RATE POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM
Author: Frank Dickens
Publisher: Beaumont Book Co., Sydney, 1978 from copyright London Express News 1977-1978, 64 pages, comic strip format.
Condition:Oversize large 210 x 270mm softcover stapled twice at the spine, in Good Condition with slight age-toning to internal pages. No inscriptions
Description: More smirks in the office life of Bristow from the Chester-Perry Organisation. PLUS pin-ups of Bristow and four of his co-workers
Author: George Odgers for the Australian War Memorial Series Three AIR, Volume II Air War Against Japan 1943-1945 RAAF Australian Air Force
Publisher: pub. by The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1957, FIRST EDITION, 30 Chapters, Maps in colour (plates) and b/w maps, figures and line illustrations, Appends, Index
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover 8vo with bright gilt title to spine, neat name in pen to frenpr.,STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with some mild ageing to robust preliminary pages and page edges, in an unclipped GOOD minus DUSTJACKET with edgewear
Description: This volume describes the operations and the problems of the RAAF in the war against Japan from April 1943 until the end of the war - the period in which the Allies possessed air superiority in the Pacific.
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.
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.
Author: Charlie Chuckles, Monty Wedd, Mort Walker,Bob Rogers Column, Dick Brooks, and Exchange Corner and Penfriends at the back.
Publisher: published by Molly Dye, 28 College St., Sydney on behalf of the proprietor, Chucklers Weekly, Box 54 GPO, Sydney 1959
Condition:Crisp and robust, age-toning to pages, slight edgewear to the outside cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHTLY BOUND (not stapled) and CLEAN in Very Good Condition, all the way from 1959.
Description: When Tom Dooley was No 1 on the hit parade. Featuring all the favourite cartoons plus Bobby Darin, Chuck Berry about to appear in the "Shower of Stars", competitions, puzzles and much more.
Author: Peter King, an American traveller in Afghanistan in the early 1960s. With 25 photographs by the author. SCARCE
Publisher: pub. Geoffrey Bles, London 1966, hardcover, 224pp., 20 chapters, map, b/w photos, epilogue, Index. SCARCE
Condition:A SCARCE book, a cancelled ex-library copy with all the usual stamps and tape marks, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD minus condition in a robust GOOD minus DUSTJACKET with edgewear. Occasional margin and map notes in pen. SCARCE.
Description: Wilber 200 and Hanifi 388 are not judgemental about this American adventurer supposedly looking for medicinal plants in Afghanistan but Jones (142) is less kindly quoting Louis Dupree as saying it was 'one of the worst books he'd ever read on Afghanistan"
Author: Francis Burgess, Cecil Clutton, Huskisson Stubington and more...
Publisher: a magazine format 190 x 240 mm, published by the office of "Musical Opinion", London, UK, 1937
Condition:with slight ageing to cover in GOOD CONDITION, sturdy & well-bound.
Description: The Organs : Southampton Guildhall; St. Mary's Parish, Reading; Ludlow Parish; St. Mary's, Nottingham; German Organs; Toledo Cathedral; Rathfarnham School and much more with black & white photos including frontispiece.
Author: Flt. Lt.Ralph Barker
Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1955, First Edition, 7 tales, index.b/w photos
Condition:A green hardcover with gilt title Good Condition with some prelim. and pp. edge foxing and age-toning
Description: True Tales of the WWII Goldfish club in WWII.