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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: CHESTER EAGLE - SIGNED & Inscribed - Bowdens Family History
Publisher: Trojan Press, Melbourne, 1997, likely First Edition (not stated), softcover 8vo, 416 pages.
Condition:Illustrated Softcover with slight edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, Inscribed, Dated & SIGNED by Author to front endpaper.
Description: In 1957 Chester Eagle began to explore the mountains of eastern Victoria, and discovered a fascinating place, and the events that had happened there; the long development of Wainwrights' Mountain had begun.
Author: by GWEN MEREDITH of ABC Radio's BLUE HILLS fame.
Publisher: Angus & Ronbertson, Sydney, 1948, Second printing of 1948 1st Edition, hardcover large 8vo without dj, 248 pages,
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover , title to spine, slight rubbing to mild faded spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with mild rubbing and edgewear and darkened page edges, ROBUST.
Description: 'Wongalee is twenty miles out of Tanimbla, an unimpressive little one-horse town." - an Australian country town in the 1940s, with the stories of those who live there and in the surrounding district. A result of demand for the famous ABC Radio Serial.
Author: Thomas Keneally --- Booker Prize recipient for his novel Schindler's List.
Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Sydney, 2002, FIRST EDITION hardcover with Dj, 336 pages.
Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: Sydney, 1942...the spectre of Japanese invasion. We see int the hearts of men through the eyes of a naive young priest.
Author: Thomas Keneally
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1969, FIRST EDITION, hardcover with dj, 282 pages.
Condition:Crisp black hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a GOOD DUSTJACKET with 2 mild chips to the cover. Neat name in pen to the front endpaper.
Description: Alec Ramsay, the director of Extension at a provincial university survived a disasterous expedition to the Antarctic forty years ago.
Or did he ?
Author: MARY DURACK - Grand-daughter of Pioneer Patrick Durack - First Novel
Publisher: Corgi Books, Sydney, 1993, reprint, 1st pub. 1955, softocver 8vo, 272 pages, Chapters & Glossary.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: A remarkable first novel by an Australian . . . leaves one with a lasting memory of white men and black working together in a strange wild country.
Author: FRANK HARDY - First Novel
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1986, reprint, 1st pub. 1950 by the Author, H/c large 8vo with Dj, 650 pages
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover, white title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing & edgewear.
Description: A compelling and forceful story which has intrigued and outraged Australians since its first release. Exposing the sordid world of gambling, political corruption and underworld intrigue, it is a fine line between reality and fiction.
Author: Frank Hardy, controversial author of POWER WITHOUT GLORY
Publisher: The Bodley Head, London 1975, FIRST UK EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj, 293 pages, cover is the Australian release but the book is printed in the UK.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD PLUS DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing.
Description: Hardy burst into the Literary scene in 1950 with POWER WITHOUT GLORY, which became the subject of Criminal libel proceedings. This book probes the motivations and responses of the Marxists in Australia.
Author: Morris West 1996 FIRST EDITION
Publisher: Harpercollins, New York, first printing July 1996 FIRST EDITION, hardcover, 261 Pages, dark grey endpapers.
Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with cloth spine cover with gilt title to spine, no inscriptions, TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET.
Description: A story of Flight and persuit, of new money and old, dangerous secrets.
Author: Thomas Keneally - illustrated with a map as frontispiece - AUSTRALIAN FICTION
Publisher: Hodder & Staoughton, London, 1989, FIRST EDITION, large hardcover 8vo with dj, 30 chapters, 272 pages.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing.
Description: An African novel set in Eritrea of the time of the Mengistu regime, with an international cast of great characters by the master storyteller.