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Book Id: 18sfl0822

Price: $12.00

Title: THE MALTESE FALCON - From the collection of celebrated Australian author, Jon Cleary with his signature to frepr

Author: DASHIELL HAMMETT - With an New Introduction by the Author - A GOOD COPY - FICTION & LITERATURE

Publisher: Modern Library, New York, 1934, hardcover small 8vo without dustjacket, 267 pages, plus 8 pages adv., illustrated eprs, 20 Chapters.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title on black to spine & frcvr, slight fading to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, a book-shop sticker to fr.paste-down, slight foxing to outside page edges.

Description: The fabulous who-done-it by Hammett, later brought to the screen with Humphrey Bogart, continues to be a CLASSIC. CLASSIC LITERATURE & QUALITY FICTION

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Book Id: 06nfh0819

Price: $12.00

Title: A HISTORY OF SURNAMES OF THE BRITISH ISLES A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THEIR ORIGIN, EVOLUTION, ETYMOLOGY, AND LEGAL STATUS

Author: C. L'ESTRANGE EWEN Author of "Ewen of East Anglia and the Fenland", "Witch Hunting and Witch Trials", etc.

Publisher: Gale Research Company, Detroit U.S., 1968, first reprint from the 1931 1st ed. London publication, hardcover large 8vo without dj, 508pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, cream epr

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine (slightly faded & with library sticker to base), rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, an ex-library copy (with a Withdrawn stamp) with stamps & stickers & small envelope to freprs

Description: There are now over 100,000 different British surnames, a large proportion of which exist with their origin veiled in doubt. All surnames, like place-names, were originally words with common-sense significations, often now lost.

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Book Id: 18sfl0673

Price: $12.00

Title: AGATHA CHRISTIE CRIME COLLECTION : 1. Peril at End House 2. The Body in the Library 3. Hercule Poirot's Christmas

Author: AGATHA CHRISTIE

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1970, hardcover 8vo with dj, 3 stories, 508 pp. red coloured endpapers, red page tops.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine and bright gilt flourishes to cover including bright gilt/red "AC Crime Collection" motif , STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DJ

Description: Poirot, then Miss Marple, then Poirot again. From the AGATHA CHRISTIE CRIME COLLECTION SET Three Books in One1. Peril at End House 2. The Body in the Library 3.Hercule Poirot's Christmas We have many more books by Agatha Christie on this website

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Book Id: 18sfl0669

Price: $12.00

Title: AGATHA CHRISTIE CRIME COLLECTION 3 Books in 1 : Mystery of the Blue Train The Listerdale Mystery ; Murder at VICARAGE

Author: Agatha Christie

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1970, hardcover 8vo with dj, 3 stories, 544 pp. red coloured endpapers, red page tops.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine and bright gilt flourishes to cover including bright gilt/red "AC Crime Collection" motif , STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in unclipped GOOD PLUS DJ.

Description: From the AGATHA CHRISTIE CRIME COLLECTION SET Three Books in One Mystery of the Blue Train The Listerdale Mystery (12 short stories). Murder at the Vicarage, by Agatha Christie. We have many of this set on our website, yes we combine postage

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Book Id: 02anf0663

Price: $SOLD 1113

Title: OUR YESTERDAYS PHOTOGRAPHS of AUSTRALIAN LIFE SINCE 1853 Arranged by Irma Pearl with a commentary by Cyril Pearl

Author: edited by Irma Pearl with commentary by Cyril Pearl AUSTRALIAN BOOKS, NON-FICTION, AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, GOLD RUSH BOOKS, AUSTRALIAN POLITICS

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1954, 1st Edition, hardcover quarto with dj, 164pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, green eprs (rear one has small tear), Acknowledgments.

Condition:Gold/yellow illustrated cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, minimal foxing to one frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: From a gold coach of the feverish eighteen-fifties to the biplane that pioneered the England-Australia air route in 1919, this is social history in a new and fascinating form. There is a vast amount of history in this collection, and quality photos.

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Book Id: 18sfl0635

Price: $18.40

Title: 4 STAR TREK Books:1) FIRST CONTACT 2) STAR TREK GENERATIONS 3) THE OFFICIAL STAR TREK QUIZ BOOK 4) TREKS NOT TAKEN

Author: 1) J.M. Dillard 2) John Vornholt 3) MITCHELL MAGLIO 4)Steven R. Boyett - SCIENCE FICTION in the best tradition of STAR TREK

Publisher: 1) Pocket Books, New York, 1996, large softcover 2) Pocket Books, New York, 1994, softcover 3) Pocket Books, New York, 1986, softcover 4) Harper Perennial,New York

Condition:Illustrated Softcovers with rubbing to spine, corners & edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with previous owners' name to front endpaper in some volumes, slight foxing to eprs & to outside page edges

Description: Boldly go where no-one has gone before with this stellar combination of 3 classic original Star Trek books and a brilliant parody in (4) "What if Stephen King, Anne Rice, Kurt Vonnegut and other Literary Greats had written episodes ?"

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Book Id: 21mcm0632

Price: $16.30

Title: MICHAEL LEUNIG The Stick 2002 Dj FIRST EDITION CARTOONS GOOD

Author: MICHAEL LEUNIG Australian Cartoonist - HARD TO FIND AND OUT OF PRINT CARTOON BOOKS

Publisher: Viking/Penguin, Melbourne, 2002, 1st ed., hardcover oblong 8vo with dj, unpaginated, filled with Leunig's classic B/W CARTOONS throughout, illust. eprs.

Condition:Crisp orange cloth-bound hardcover with bright white title to spine & illustration of man throwing a stick to frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear

Description: The pie of life is hurled into your face Every day But that is no disgrace A life worth living Gets splattered on your shirt - And though you're shocked And rather deeply hurt; These pies of life Which fly out of the blue.....

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Book Id: 17scc0616

Price: $Not for sale

Title: Grammar Can Be Fun by MUNRO LEAF 1930s ILLUSTRATED "Never Say Ain't" Hardcover The illustrated Grammar Text

Author: Munro Leaf - CHILDREN'S COLLECTABLE BOOK SPECIALITIES.

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co, London & Melbourne, Small 4to , 48 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration., c1930s, each page has black/red/white illus

Condition:worn red cloth-bound hardcover with illustrated title in black to cover, STRAIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, slightly shook but intact, with occasional marks and age-toning to ROBUST pages.

Description: A picture-book with a point - good grammar without nagging. It settles "ain't" and "uh-huh" and "gimme" and "got" and a score of common errors by a simple, sure, painless and humorous process. We say HE or SHE DOES NOT. Never, Never HE or SHE DONT."

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Book Id: 04mha0611

Price: $42.40

Title: With the Australians in Korea - Edited for the Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial MILITARY HISTORY

Author: Edited for the Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial by Norman Bartlett

Publisher: . Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT, 1957, 2nd edition, 294pp., hardcover quarto with dj, 12 chapters, first-hand reports, colour frontisp. plate, b/w photos.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a scarce, intact, unclipped, GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal rubbing which has been protected in clear, non-adhesive plastic.

Description: 77 squadron The battle of Kapyong MIGs v. Meteors Yellow Sea blockade The retreat from the north 1950 1st Batallion, RAR 2nd Batallion RAR 3rd Batallion RAR Kanu-ri HMAS Bataan HMAS Sydney HMAS Condamine HMAS Murchison

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Book Id: 04mha0610

Price: $31.40

Title: VIETNAM WAR Austalian Military History CONTACT by McAulay 1989 FIRST EDITION Hardcover with Dustjacket PHOTOS

Author: Lex McAulay author of The Battle of Long Tan and the Battle of Coral AUSTRALIAN MILITARY HISTORY BOOK

Publisher: Hutchinson, Sydney, 1989, FIRST EDITION, 147pp., hardcover quarto with dj, 8 chapters, 3 appends, maps, b/w illustrations & photos, red endpapers, Index

Condition:Crisp olive cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing

Description: A pictorial presentation of the Australian involvement in the war in Vietnam, Field Operations, Awards and Decorations, Roll of Honour Photos sourced from beyond the Australian War Memorial. Nui Dat Long Tan 3RAR RAAF RAN AATTV

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