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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
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.....
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."
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
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.
Author: C.S. Lewis - regarded by some as "The greatest religious apologist of the modern era".
Publisher: 1. Surprised by Joy - The shape of my early life - pub. Fontana Books, 1960, 2. Reflections on the Psalms pub. Fontana, London, OUT OF PRINT EDITIONS
Condition:Matching softcovers with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with minor ageing
Description: 1. Surprised by Joy
The shape of my early life
pub. Fontana Books, 1960, 190pp., softcover 8vo pb, 15 chapters.
2. Reflections on the Psalms
pub. Fontana, London, 1962, 128pp., softcover 8vo pb, 12 chapters, appendices.
Author: Jill Buckland AUSTRALIAN BOOKS, NON-FICTION, AUSTRALIAN HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY
Publisher: Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1988, 1st ed., hardcover large 8vo with dj, 160pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, cream eprs, 7 Chapters & INDEX.
Condition:Light ochre cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight foxing to inside & minimal edgewear
Description: Mort's Cottage is a tiny Gothic Picturesque house in Ocean Avenue, Double Bay, built on land first purchased by the emancipist John Tawell in 1835 and once owned by the businessman and entrepreneur Thomas Sutcliffe Mort.By the current owner Jill Buckland.
Author: Ian Fleming FICTION & LITERATURE, SPECIALITY : SPY NOVELS, CLASSIC LITERATURE, QUALITY FICTION
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1965, FIRST EDITION < hardcover 8vo without dj, 221pp., 17 Chapters, green & white coloured eprs.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, slight foxing to outside page edges, without dustjacket.
Description: 007 is up to his ears in trouble again, this time up against a deadly gunman.
FICTION & LITERATURE, SPECIALITIES : SPY NOVELS, CLASSIC LITERATURE, QUALITY FICTION , FIRST EDITION, HARDCOVER, Yes! We combine shipments so you will save on postage.
Author: A G Hinton , with colour photographs by the author. NATURE & WILDLIFE & FAUNA - foreword by W F Ponder, Curator of Molluscs, The Australian Museum.
Publisher: The Jackaranda Press, 1972 FIRST EDITION, hardcover with dj, 94pp quarto, 44 colour plates on each opposite side to the description text, SEA SHELL IDENTIFY
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing and unclipped. SHELLS - IDENTIFICATION - INDO-PACIFIC _ NATURE
Description: An invaluable book which includes amongst its specimens many that are rarely found elsewhere in the world. Maps of collection sites; colour plates throughout and a comprehensive index. In a bold move for a reference book, THE TEXT IS OPPOSITE THE PLATE !!
Author: GMH Holden TF GEMINI Owner Handbook Sedan, Wagon & Panel Van including Diesel by GMH
Publisher: pub.General Motors Holden's Sales P/L, no date but warranty is stamped 20/10/1982, 152 pp., oblong softcover General Motors Holden, Australia
Condition:Worn card-bound softcover w title to front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION w rubbing & closed tears to front cover, warranty is filled in date 1982, Nilrust Warrany also included, deliver certificate not completed, all service stubs intact
Description: warranty is filled in, dated 1982, Nilrust Warrany also included, deliver certificate not completed, all service stubs are remaining but services have been carried out until 1986 which is 66 months or 110,000 kilometres.
Author: James Flood Charity Trust, Melbourne, not dated, softcover ring-bound quarto, unpaginated, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS throughout
Publisher: James Flood Charity Trust, Melbourne, not dated, softcover ring-bound quarto, unpaginated, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS throughout
Condition:Illustrated softcover with ring binding spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, no inscriptions.
Description: The pages included in this Album are selections from the 400 pages in the Third James Flood Book of Early Motoring Featured vehicles in this album include: Packard (in colour and b/w), Daimlier (in sepia) and Austin (b/w), plus a variety of others.