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Book Id: 01af0340

Price: $12.00

Title: A Victim of the Aurora

Author: Thomas Keneally

Publisher: Collins, London, 1977, 1st Ed., 8vo, 222pp.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover, silver title to spine, slight sunning to top, TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing & slight edgewear, especially at the base & crown of the dj.

Description: A detective story set in the Antarctic Winter before the First World War, of brave men under stress.

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Book Id: 01af0337

Price: $12.80

Title: DOROTHY HEWETT The Toucher 1993 1st Edition D/j VERY GOOD CONDITION

Author: DOROTHY HEWETT - FIRST NOVEL IN THIRTY-FOUR YEARS!

Publisher: McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, 1993, 8vo, 300pp.

Condition:Black cloth-bound Hardcover with very slight rubbing to base spine, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, black eprs, with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: Set in a small town on the legendary south coast of Western Australia, this narrative of sexual intrigue, memory and death about Esther La Farge is captivating.

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Book Id: 01af0330

Price: $14.40

Title: THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

Author: Morris West

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd, London, England., 1959. Hardcover with dj, 300pp., 3rd printing in 1st year.

Condition:Crisp blue clth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, mild ageing to robust page edges, in a GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET, unclipped with minor rubbing and edgewear esp. at top spine.

Description: A novel analysing canonisation in the Catholic Church, where an English priest becomes the tester, The Devil's Advocate.

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Book Id: 01af0329

Price: $16.40

Title: DAUGHTER OF SILENCE

Author: Morris West

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1961. Hardcover.1st Edition. 8vo. 274 pp

Condition:Crisp burgundy cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with mild foxing to prelims and pp. edges, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear and a closed tear at the spine.

Description: A thriller set in the ancient Tuscan countryside.

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Book Id: 01af0328

Price: $18.40

Title: Harlequin (ISBN: 0002213311 / 0-00-221331-1)

Author: Morris West

Publisher: Collins, UK, 1974. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo with dj- over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 285pp.

Condition:Here in West's novel we find ice-cold realism, warmth of feeling and understanding of the human spirit. Crisp red hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to pages in an unclipped, rubbed GOOD DJ

Description: Bankruptcy, extortion, kidnap & murder - not everyday things, we think we are immune from these terrors. We are not. Money is a paper symbol that changes value overnight; every time we bank money or pay taxes a computer invades our privacy; bombs explode.

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Book Id: 01af0327

Price: $25.50

Title: KUNDU. A Novel.

Author: Morris L. WEST

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1957., Stated First Published. 202pp. 8vo. Original cloth in chipped dustwrapper.

Condition:Grey cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to ROBUST pages in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET, ROBUST & INTACT with rubbing, edgewear and a closed tear to the front cover (see scan).

Description: First Australian edition of West's scarce third novel: set in the Highland valleys of New Guinea. Author's third novel and its first appearance in hardback being originally published in America as a paperback in 1956.

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Book Id: 01af0323

Price: $sold

Title: AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS - 2 copies including ORIGINAL UNCORRECTED FIRST PROOF and a FIRST EDITION COPY

Author: Dr. Peter Doyle, BA, Phd (born 1951) is a doctor of Media and Mass Communications, author, musician, and visual artist. He lives in Newtown.

Publisher: Random House, Sydney, 1988 1st Edition copy + a ringbacked uncorrected First Proof copy for editing 250pp.

Condition:1. Original ring-bound softcover marked "UNCORRECTED FIRST PROOFS" with corrections, in GOOD CONDITION 2.Original softcover first edition with slight age-toning to pages, in GOOD CONDITION an interesting comparison of the proof and the final copy.

Description: lst publication, Get Rich Quick in 1996, won him Australia's prestigious Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime Novel in 1997. He followed this with another successful sequel, Amaze Your Friends, which won him another Ned Kelly Award. Murder in Sydney.

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Book Id: 01af0304

Price: $Sold

Title: MORGAN'S RUN - by COLLEEN McCULLOGH Pub. 2000 First Edition with Dj in GOOD CONDITION

Author: Colleen McCullough

Publisher: Century, London, 2000 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 608pp., Author's Afterword, Eighteenth-Century Weights and Measures and their Metric Equivalents, Map to eprs.

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very slight edgewear.

Description: It was one of the greatest human experiements ever undertaken: to populate an unknown land with the criminal, the unloved and the unwanted of English society. These convicts and their guards were left to live or die on the hostile Australian continent.

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Book Id: 01af0297

Price: $12.40

Title: REACHING TIN RIVER

Author: THEA ASTLEY

Publisher: Heinemann Melbourne 1990 1st Ed. Hardcover 8vo with Dj 223 Pages

Condition:Blue/green cloth-bound Hardcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear.

Description: This is a fresh and brilliant exemplar of Astley's predigious qualities, a sad and funny novel of our age, and its ironic search for self-fulfillment.

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