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Author: STEPHEN LISTER
Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1960, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with dj, 202pp., 14 Chapters.
Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover w gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions has a small Newsagent stamp & a page stain, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing and age-toning to eprs, in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET
Description: Short tours of inspection of most of the accepted 'paradises' for retired people in the 1960s, including the French Riviera, Southern Spain, Morocco, the Channel Islands, Ireland, the West Indies, East and South Africa and even further afield.
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.
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.
•Cobb & Co
•Herbeton and "The Wild River Times".
•StorekeepersSilver & Tin
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.
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.
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
Hip and Purlin cuts
Octagon Cuts: Rise 6, Run 12, 1/4 pitch (example)
Rise & Run Tables
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.
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.
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.
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.