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AUSTRALIAN POETRY BOOKS, HENRY LAWSON, BANJO PATERSON, JOHN O' BRIEN, OLD AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS

Book Id: 12pa01695

Price: $24.22

Title: W J Turner Poet and Music Critic by Wayne McKenna 1990 1st Australian Edition Hc LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY

Author: Wayne McKenna, senior lecturer in English, University of Newcastle, NSW.

Publisher: The NSW University Press, 1990, First Australian Edition (Orig. pub. by Colin Smyth Ltd., UK), 4 chapters, notes, index

Condition:Crisp, tight and blue cloth-bound hardcover with crisp title to spine, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a VERY GOOD, unclipped Dustjacket with very minor wear.

Description: An overview of Turner's life and work, discussing his plays, novels, short stories, poetry, drama criticism and literary editing. Describes his interaction with Yeats, Sigfried Sassoon, Lady Morrell and others.

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Book Id: 12pa01666

Price: $28.76

Title: The Path of the Ocean TRADITIONAL POETRY OF POLYNESIA collected and edited Marjorie Sinclair 1982 University of Hawaii

Author: collected and edited by Professor Marjorie Sinclair 1982 University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

Publisher: 1982 University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, USA. Hardcover 8vo with dj, textured endpapers, 214pp., First Edition.

Condition:Crisp cream-woven hardcover 8vo with title to spine in red, no inscriptions, TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped dustjacket in GOOD CONDITION with edgewear and rubbing to dj.

Description: Traditional Poetry of Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, Societies, Tuamotus, Marquesas, Easter Island, Mangareva, Cook Islands, Tuvalu, Kapingamarangi, Tikopia and New Zealand.

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Book Id: 12pa01563

Price: $14.40

Title: "THIS IS BROKEN HILL" - Original Poems and Illustrations FIRST EDTITION

Author: Poems by D. G. POSTLETHWAITE - SIGNED - Illustrations by Gail Lehman - Photos by the author

Publisher: Self published, Printed by Specialty Printers, Adelaide, not dated, softcover 8vo, 32 pages, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 20 poems.

Condition:Illustrated softcover with two staple to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, SIGNED by author to title page (Doug Postlethwaite), CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: Bullock wagons laden with equipment Were led by pioneering skills, To a large plateau of wealthy land confined by the Barrier Hills. Men walked beside these old wagons Suffering the dust and the heat, To eventually arrive at a shanty town Trodden b

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Book Id: 12pa01523

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Title: Dog Fox Field - Les MURRAY - Australian POET - 1990 - SIGNED FIRST EDITION

Author: Les MURRAY Australian POET

Publisher: Angus & Robertson/Harper Collins 1990 First Edition, SIGNED by the author, softcover small 8vo, 104pp of POEMS

Condition:Crisp paperback with title to spine & front cover with illustration, minor covermarks and slight rubbing to spine & corners in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: with a dedication dated 1991 to the titlepage. Poems by the Australian Master. "Absolutely anything/is absolute to those/who see the poem in it./relegation is prose"!

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Book Id: 12pa01024

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Title: POEMS by Hugh McCrae 1939 AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR & POET with Illustrated Frontispiece FIRST EDITION

Author: Hugh McCrae AUSTRALIAN POETRY 1939 FIRST EDITION AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE DEDICATED TO Artist NORMAN LINDSAY

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney - London, 1939, hardcover small 8vo without dj, 194pp., Frontispiece a study of Hugh McCrae After a drawing by Mahdi McCrae.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine with gilt design to frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with frcvr loose to spine (all intact), slight foxing and age-toning to eprs, without dj.

Description: O God, for this good time, For sun and warm white rain, For hedge and stone and grain, My very heart doth chime - Glad to be home again.

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Book Id: 12pa0804

Price: $16.40

Title: PICKERING'S SALUTE TO THE SENTIMENTAL BLOKE - C.J. Dennis's favourite verse illustrated by Pickering

Author: Verse by C. J. DENNIS - Illustrations by PICKERING

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1980, second reprint, 1st pub. 1978, hardcover quarto with dj, 96 pages, WATERCOLOUR ARTWORKS throughout, dk grey eprs, Verses.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, a small tear & slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: A collection of unique watercolours that capture the subtle, varying moods of C. J. Dennis's wonderful poems. C.J. Dennis's favourite verse illustrated by Larry Pickering

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Book Id: 12pa0709

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Title: AUSTRALIAN Poetry NINE MILES FROM GUNDAGAI & Other Verses by Jack Moses 1939 OLD AND COLLECTIBLE AUSTRALIAN POETRY

Author: JACK MOSES ( One of Australia's most famous Bush Poets) foreword by Frank Morton OLD & COLLECTABLE AUSTRALIAN POETRY BOOK from 1939 ILLUSTRATED

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney and London, 1939, 2nd reprint, 1st pub. 1938, hardcover 8vo with dj, 121pp, Photo frontispiece and line illustrations throughout.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with black title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIION, very slight foxing and age-toning to eprs & slight foxing to a few outside page edges, in an unclipped FAIR DJ

Description: I've done my share of shearing sheep,of droving and all that, And bogged a bullock-team as well,on a Murrumbidgee flat. I've seen the bullock stretch and strain,and blink his bleary eye, And the dog sit on the tucker box, Nine miles from GUNDAGAI

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Book Id: 12pa0312

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Title: THE GULLY and other Verses

Author: FURNLEY MAURICE

Publisher: Melbourne University Press in assoc with Oxford Uni.Press, Melbourne, 1945 second reprint, 1st pub. 1929 Hardcover small 8vo with Dj 48 Pages

Condition:Brown/beige textured cloth-bound Hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing to eprs, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tears, marks, rubbing & edgewear.

Description: The sun that beats on this spur's stolid brow, The sun that beats on Oodnadatta now, Little swift lights in the enfolding green, The things I've seen: from 'The Gully'

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