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Book Id: 02anf0541

Price: $22.40

Title: A Governor's daughter : childhood experiences of vice-regal life between the wars : GROWING UP AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Author: Rosemary Harmar

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1989, FIRST EDITION., hardcover small quarto with dj, 173pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, pale green endpapers, 13 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: Rosemary Harmer - the daughter of Sir Philip Game, Governor of New South Wales from 1930 to 1935 - was eleven years old when the family sailed out from England in 1930. All is seen not only through the eyes of an observant and lively young girl.

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Book Id: 02anf0537

Price: $29.80

Title: PIONEERS' COUNTRY The story of the Pioneering of the beautiful country over the range, inland from Cairns, North QLD

Author: Glenville Pike FRGSA........SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the TITLE PAGE Winner of the Foxwood Literary Award of $5000

Publisher: pub. by the author, Mareeba, Nth Qld, 1977, 3rd printing, 280pp., large softcover 8vo, 17 chapters, b/w photo illustration section to rear, appendix, bibliog.

Condition:Card-bound softcover with title to spine & illustrated front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with minor edgewear and rubbing to cover.

Description: •Early "navigators" and explorers •Gold on the Hodgkinson •Pioneers: John Atherton, John Alexander and more. •The Mines •Cobb & Co •Herbeton and "The Wild River Times". •StorekeepersSilver & Tin •Aborigines •The Railway

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Book Id: 10nft0536

Price: $Sold

Title: COMPLETE PROCEEDINGS of the WORLD RADIO CONVENTION held at SYDNEY, N.S.W., APRIL 4th-14th, 1938 IRE (Aust)

Author: pub. Under the Auspices of the Institution of Radio Engineers (Aust.) during Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Sydney, 1938.

Publisher: pub. Under the Auspices of the Institution of Radio Engineers (Aust.) during Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Sydney, 1938, hardcover quarto without dj.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover w title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, marks, rubbing & foxing to covers, top part of spine has lifted up, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD MINUS CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, foxing to eprs, browning.

Description: Opened by the Duke of Gloucester in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney. Features included a demonstaration of "Stereoscopic Sound" ; Refining radio reception; Valve Manufacture; Quartz Chrytals; all convention papers are covered.

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Book Id: 14ca0533

Price: $14.40

Title: Australian & New Zealand Motor Racing History :WIZARD SMITH by Simpson 1977 1st Edition Softcover PHOTOS

Author: Steve Simpson (former editor of WHEELS magazine in 1958)

Publisher: Murray, Sydney, 1977, FIRST EDITION, 128 pp., large softcover 8vo, 12 chapters, illustrations are b/w photos, World Speed Records, Appends., Notes, an appreciation.

Condition:Softcover with title to spine, a few chips to edges of cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a name in pen to the 1/2 title page.

Description: The Real Story of WIZARD SMITH An exciting, previously untold chapter of Motoring History Written by Simpson, who intervued Smith before his death in 1958. A fascinating biography of the man who persued the Wakefield Trophy in the 1930s.

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Book Id: 10nft0532

Price: $Not for sale

Title: BUILDING : Roof Cuts and Rafter Lengths by Hancock - Small Builders Guide for Master Builders and Journeyman Carpenters

Author: A W Hancock (Author of Apex Rafter Tables).

Publisher: by the author, c1969, 6th edition, 148 pp., small hardcover 12vo, line illustrations, text.. Note: First metric edition was published in 1973 by J. Batten

Condition:Small, 12Mo, pocket-size red cloth-bound hardcover with title to front cover which has marks & stains, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with names in pen to endpapers and a diagram in pencil, , with rubbing to cover and a very clean interior.

Description: Selecting a Pitch Rafter, Ridge and Hip Lengths Creepert Rafters Hip and Purlin cuts Pay rates Rafter Tables Setting Out Octagon Cuts: Rise 6, Run 12, 1/4 pitch (example) Rise & Run Tables Roof Plans

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Book Id: 16sap0530

Price: $71.20

Title: ART of KEMENY reliefs en metal - published in French (Francais)

Author: text in French by Gaetan Picon et Ewald Rathke

Publisher: . Maeght, Paris, 1973, hardcover Quarto with dj and protective cardboard slipcase, 218pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS, ARTWORKS throughout, b/w photos.

Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover with white title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear in a beige cardboard protective slipcase.

Description: A part of the Parus dans la Meme Collection. A collection of the most fabulous sculptures in metal, with text in French (Francais) Errata : One page with 16 pages listed with added notes.

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Book Id: 14ca0528

Price: $24.40

Title: AUSTRALIAN LEGENDARY TALES Collected by K. Langloh Parker, Edited by H. Drake-Brockman, Illust by Elizabeth Durack

Author: Collected by K. Langloh Parker Selected and Edited by H. Drake-Brockman, Illustrated by Elizabeth Durack

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1953, 1st of this edition, originally published in London in 1896, hardcover large 8vo without dj, 237pp., B/W and one colour ILLUST.

Condition:Brown Half leather (spine & corners) with textured cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, yellow to outside page edges, foxing to eprs and to page edges, no dj.

Description: These important legends were collected by Mrs Langloh Parker more than 100 years ago, from the aborigines that she grew up with on her father's station, and on her own station when she was married. Some of the stories are "woggi-gai", or fairy-tales.

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Book Id: 22nftr0491

Price: $10.90

Title: FRENCH GUIANA 1950s The Jungle & the Damned by H Davis

Author: Hassoldt Davis with photographs by Ruth & Hassoldt Davis

Publisher: The Travel Book Club, London, n.d. (1954), 255pp., hardcover 8vo,3 chapters, b/w photo illustrations, Index.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to faded spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with fading to blue cover, internally robust with a neat name on pen to the front paste-down.

Description: The evils of Devils Island; The Bonis people; The Roucouyennes. Sensational pictures and stories of the fringes of unexplored territory.

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Book Id: 02anf0448

Price: $14.10

Title: A CARTOON HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN

Author: JONATHAN KING Foreword by Petty

Publisher: Cassell, Sydney, 1979, revised ed., 1st pub. 1976, softcover Quarto, 240pp., 380 B/W CARTOONS throughout, 9 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: Great satire in these political/historical cartoons covering Australian perspectives starting with 'Prisoners of His Majesty's Service' or P.O.H.M.S., through 'Eureka', 'Federation', 1901-1918, 1919-1939, etc to 'The Labor Experiment 1972-1976.

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Book Id: 10nft0426

Price: $15.50

Title: B.H.P. 75 YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRY - AUSTRALIA B.H.P. 75 Years 1960 IRON ORE MINING Photos

Author: The Broken Hill Proprietry Co.

Publisher: pub. by B.H.P., Printed by Herald Gravure Printers, Melboune, n.d.(1960), hardcover Quarto without dj, 192pp.,COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & CHARTS & TEXT

Condition:Grey/Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to frcvr with gilt design plus indented blindstamp title, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket. Yes! We combine items so you save on postage

Description: The 'Big Australian' - 'The object of this book, on a significant anniversary, is to give an account of the achievement and the stewardship of Australia's largest company in three-quarters of a century of constructive effort in peace and war.' (Foreward).

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