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Book Id: 02anf0348

Price: $11.20

Title: THE PENGUIN BOOK OF KEEPING HOUSE in AUSTRALIA The complete guide to cleaning and caring for your home


Publisher: Viking/Penguin, Melbourne, 2004, hardcover 8vo with dj, 394pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, illust. eprs, 13 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight fading to spine & slight edgewear.

Description: Cerentha Harris's schedule is busier than most, but she loves a spotless bedroom. Strategies are practical and stylish, and can be tailored to fit your individual needs. Her advice will save you time & help you take pleasure in the art of keeping house

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Book Id: 02anf0343

Price: $14.40

Title: Prospects for Aboriginal Autonomy GOING IT ALONE? Essays in Honour of Ronald and Catherine Berndt

Author: Edited by Robert Tonkinson and Michael Howard

Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, ACT, 1990, softcover large 8vo, 252pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, red eprs, 2 Parts, many contributors.

Condition:Crisp illustrated softcover with bright title to spine & frcov., STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in NEW CONDITION, has small mark to red front endpaper & front cover.

Description: Discussions on Aboriginal Autonomy and the changing status of Aborigines within society. This collection of essays in honour of Ronald and Catherine Berndt celebrates the leading role they have played in anthropology in Australia over the last 50 years.

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Book Id: 02anf0342

Price: $not for sale


Author: by Rev. ALAN TORY columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald and the ABC Illustrations by Elaine Haxton

Publisher: George M. Dash, Sydney, December 1943, Second imp., 1st pub. Nov. 1943, small 8vo stiff-cover boards with fold-ins, 127pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, 2 Parts - Broadcasts

Condition:Cream stiff-board hardcover with dustjacket attached to spine with fold-ins, rubbing with small tears to spine, corners & edges, some marks to back cover, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR REDUCED POSTAGE

Description: Alan Tory, the Minister of St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Sydney, is widely known as a broadcaster and essayist of unusual freshness and versatility. Some of his essays have appeared in "The Sydney Morning Herald" and a selection from the ABC talks.

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Book Id: 02anf0341

Price: $24.50

Title: Northern Territory ABORIGINES Bill Harney CONTENT to LIE in the SUN

Author: W. E. HARNEY Bill Harney, a ranger at Uluru, west of Alice Springs, NT and former Patrol Officer - known to the Aborigines as Billarney.

Publisher: Robert Hale, London, 1958 copyright, 1st ed., 8vo, 208pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 34 Chapters.EPHEMERA: Full page of Newspaper on Bill Harney in the Daily Mirror 1966

Condition:Blue cloth-bound Hardcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to a few outside page edges, with a clipped GOOD-minus DUSTJACKET with several repaired closed tears & edgewear.

Description: Harney began his working career at 12 as a cattle drover wandering from station to station until WWI - after war service abroad he was a trader plying the coast in his small sailing vessel, the Iolanthe. All the while he was amassing knowledge.

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Book Id: 02anf0339

Price: $14.40

Title: The WHITE CHRYSANTHEMUM :Changing Images of Australian Motherhood from Aboriginal times until now, text & illust.

Author: Selected by NANCY KEESING

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1977 1st Edition, large 8vo, 182pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 7 Parts & Index of Sources.

Condition:Hardcover Brown boards with white title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, illustr. eprs, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with protective covering.

Description: Selections from Patrick White, Hal Porter, Mary Durack, Louis Stone, Mary Gilmore, Judah Waten, Nancy Phelan, Mary Dadswell, David Campbell, Alexandra Hasluck; paintings by Fred McCubbin, Sir John Longstaff, William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Joshua Smith

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Book Id: 02anf0322

Price: $Not for sale

Title: HISTORIC TASMANIA SKETCHBOOK (The Sketchbook Series) Hobart, Launceston and Port Arthur in the 19th century.

Author: Drawings by Max Angus , Frank Mather , Arthur Phillips, Text by Patsy Adam Smith and Joan Woodberry

Publisher: Rigby Ltd., 1977, reprint softcover 8vo with 4 sections. b/w illustrations, 251pp.

Condition:Crisp green softcover with slight age-toning to pages and edges in GOOD MINUS CONDITION, crisp and robust. CONTACT US FOR SPECIAL FREIGHT ON THIS BOOK.

Description: Sketches in black and white together with a detailed text detailing everything from Hobart Town Hall to Ross, Jericho, Tunbridge, Swansea & Port Arthur, from Kelly's Steps to the Joss House in Launceston, and from Eaglehawk Neck to the Port Arthur Dairy.

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Book Id: 02anf0317

Price: $Not for sale

Title: PARRAMATTA SKETCHBOOK by White & Ruhen (The Sketchbook Series) First Edition Hc Dj

Author: Drawings by Unk White Text by Olaf Ruhen

Publisher: Rigby,Adelaide, 1971, FIRST EDITION hardcover with dj, 64pp., 8vo, chapters, b/w hand-drawn line illustrations, historical text.

Condition:Light red cloth-bound softcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing, mild edgewear and a small sticker mark. CONTACT US FOR REDUCED FREIGHT ON THIS BOOK

Description: Ephemera : Beautifully inscribed to the 1/2 title page..."International Inner Wheel - Presented to the AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT Gwen Davies 1970-1971" Government House on the Crescent, James Ruse , Elizabeth Farm , and much more

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Book Id: 02anf0316

Price: $16.60

Title: Land of my Birth by CLUNE AUSTRALIA ADVENTURE 1949 Stated First Edition Hardcover

Author: FRANK CLUNE - Australian author of many travel, biographies, historical novels etc.

Publisher: Invincible Press, Sydney, 1949, First edition, hardcover 8vo without dj, 230 pages, 18 Chapters.

Condition:Dark blue cloth-bound hardcover with faded title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, inscription to front epr dated 1949 w/rubbed out name to title page, slight foxing to eprs, ROBUST binding & pages without dustjacket.

Description: A wonderful collection of adventures dealing with such topics as convicts, mining and gold hunting. A great chapter on Breaker Morant WA History : The battle of Roebuck Bay.

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Book Id: 02anf0305

Price: $not for sale

Title: PHILLIP of AUSTRALIA Great Australian Lives Series


Publisher: Discovery Press, Penrith Sydney, 1972, 1st in this ed., originally pub. 1938, hardcover 8vo without dj, 367pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS/ARTWORKS, burgundy eprs, 8 Chapters

Condition:Blue leatherette hardcover with silver title to spine & diamond design to frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with a mild bump or two.

Description: The Voyage - Settlement - The Struggle for Existence - Justice and the Convicts - The Church - Parties of Pleasure - Natives - Norfolk Island - Envoy - Bibliography - Sources of Quoted Passeges

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Book Id: 02anf0290

Price: $35.50

Title: Patrick White : Letters (ISBN: 0091829925 / 0-09-182992-5)

Author: Patrick White (Edited by David Marr)

Publisher: Random House Australia, Milsons Point, NSW, 1994. Hard Cover, large 8vo with dj, frontisp. 17 chapters, notes, illustrations, photos, Index

Condition:Crisp black cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing. No inscriptions or names.

Description: Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, "Patrick White spent his life writing letters. He wanted them all burnt, but thousands survive to reveal him as one of the greatest letter-writers of his time."

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