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Book Id: 01af01549

Price: $12.80

Title: UNCLE HARRY RETURNS - The Third Collection of Tall Tales

Author: KEITH GARVEY - Author of 'The Funny Bugger' & 'Shout for the Adder' etc. - Illustrated by Dennis Hutton

Publisher: Self published by the Author, Glen Innes NSW, 1982, First Edition, softcover 8vo, 127 pages, humourous B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, Chapters.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & front cover, rubbing to spine & corners, two staples to spine with sticky-tape to spine, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to front endpaper.

Description: In the third of his series of tall bush tales Keith Garvey again features Uncle Harry and his mate Stevo, who perform humourous and amazing feats of derring-doin earlier days, amid high-powered bullock teams, bush monsters etc. . .

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Book Id: 01af01548

Price: $12.80

Title: UNCLE HARRY RIDES AGAIN - The Second Collection of Tall Tales

Author: KEITH GARVEY - Author of 'The Funny Bugger' & 'Shout for the Adder' etc. - Illustrated by Dennis Hutton

Publisher: Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1981, First Edition, softcover 8vo, 132pages, Chapters, humourous B/W Illustrations

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

Description: In this second collection of tall tales featuring the inimitable Uncle Harry & his laconic mate, Stevo. These stories celebrate a kind of bush life which is rapidly disappearing & with it the people & humour of the pioneering days.

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Book Id: 01af01547

Price: $15.40

Title: SHOUT FOR THE ADDER and other bush yarns From the author of 'The Funny Bugger'

Author: KEITH GARVEY - Author of 'My Uncle Harry' & 'Shout for the Adder' etc. - Illustrated by Emile Mercier

Publisher: Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1980, First edition, softcover 8vo, 193pages, Chapters, humourous B/W Illustrations.

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

Description: 'I present again the humour and drama of an earlier outback Australia, the success and failure, the grief and happiness, the sins and virtues of the men and women who blazed the track for the descendants of the exiles.' From Foreword

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Book Id: 01af01546

Price: $15.40

Title: THE FUNNY BUGGER and other tales Humor and drama in an earlier Australia

Author: KEITH GARVEY - Author of 'My Uncle Harry' & 'Shout for the Adder' etc. - Illustrated by Emile Mercier

Publisher: Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1980, reprint, 1st pub. 1978, softcover 8vo, 207pages plus 3 pages Glossary, Chapters, humourous B/W Illustrations

Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & front cover, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to front endpaper.

Description: 'It is my fervent hope that the old hands of the bush will enjoy these little tales of a time and a people that have gone forever.' From the Foreword HILARIOUS!!

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Book Id: 01af01545

Price: $18.70

Title: BREATH by Tim Winton 2008 Hc First Hamish Hamilton Edition 216pp Dj

Author: Tim Winton , author of over 20 books, Australian/Vogel Award winner, Miles Franklin Award winner, shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, Camberwell, Vic, Australia, 2008, First Hardcover Hamish Hamilton Edition, 216 pp.

Condition:Crisp blue hardcover large 8vo with title in white to front cover & spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD PLUS CONDITION with a small mark to the frcov., in a GOOD PLUS DUSTJACKET, unclipped with a removable promotional sticker ( see scan).

Description: A story about the damage you do to yourself when you're young and you think that you are immortal. Tim Winton's first novel for seven years.

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Book Id: 01af01541

Price: $22.30

Title: The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally 1972 First Edition Hardcover with Dustjacket 178 pages

Author: Thomas Keneally , prize-winning Australian writer and author. The fictional story of the Governor Brothers, Aboriginal bushrangers of the 1900s.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1972, FIRST EDITION, Hardcover 8vo with dustjacket. 178 pages

Condition:Black cloth bound hardcover with gilt title to spine STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with mild age-toning to page edges, inscription to 1/2 title, bookplate to front paste-down, in GOOD PLUS CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild edgewear

Description: A Memeorable novel based on the exploits of the "Breelong Blacks", the Aboriginal bushrangers of New South Wales at the turn of the century. They were Jimmy & Joe Governor, known as Blacksmith in this tale of hunting and the hunted in New England NSW.

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Book Id: 01af01531

Price: $12.00

Title: NEW RELEASE ! One Thing Led to Another by Jake King 2014 First Edition SIGNED by the author

Author: Jake King, author of "Snakes Alive" and "The Australasian". NEW RELEASE

Publisher: published by the author, Kiama, NSW May 2014,softcover, perfectbound, 143pp.

Condition:In New Condition with an inscription to opposite the title page by the author who has signed it there. This is a new release of the FIRST EDITION

Description: The author writes with humour and charm of life in the Pacific.

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Book Id: 01af01434

Price: $SOLD

Title: BEN HALL The Bushranger by FRANK CLUNE Vintage 1954 hardcover Edition with maps GOLD ESCORT ROBBERY NSW History GUNS

Author: FRANK CLUNE, respected & collectable Australian author AUSTRALIAN HISTORY BUSHRANGERS NSW Colonial History GOLD RUSH

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, February 1954, 4th print,241pp, maps to both endpapers, 26 chapters.

Condition:Light green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT & TIGHT, with some light rubbing to cover and a little age-toning to the ROBUST pages.

Description: All incidents are based on historical fact in this book based on the life of Ben Hall, a bushranger in the Forbes, Wagga Wagga, Goulburn and Bathurst region of New South Wales in the 1860's the time of the Gold Rush.

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Book Id: 01af01433

Price: $9.00

Title: THE GOLDSEEKERS by William Stewart Long Vivian Stuart Volume 7 of the bestselling The Australians 12 book series

Author: Vivian Stuart writing as William Stuart Long

Publisher: Futura/McDonald, 1988, standard-size softcover, map, 383pp., 22 chapters + epilogue.

Condition:Crisp softcover with no inscriptions, with an unmarked spine and a small chip to the front rhb corner (see scan) in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: A tale of the Australians series, of the time when people came in droves, excited by the prospects of an untapped land, a land of fertile promise and GOLD. A tale of the Gold Rush in Australia, historically accurate.

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