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AUSTRALIAN FICTION BOOKS: Novels, first Editions, Poetry and Short Stories by a range of authors including Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson and more Use our Quick Search Box (at bottom of page) to locate books by searching for the book title, authors name or description.. We take pride in our excellent customer service with efficient packing & shipping world wide. See the About Us Page. All prices are in Australian (AUD) $.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.