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COLLECTIBLE AUSTRALIAN BOOKS , SIGNED EDITIONS, FIRST EDITIONS, LIMITED EDITIONS AND OUT OF PRINT BOOKS

Book Id: 14ca01459

Price: $20.00

Title: STAMPS & Cards - BANK of New South Wales Queenslands First Postmarked 1950 Green Queen Mother & Brown Queen Victoria

Author: Australia Postage KGVI era 1 1/2d Queen Mother (Gree) and 2 1/2d Brown Queen Vic 100 years

Publisher: An Australian stamp on two post cards commemorating QUEENSLAND'S FIRST BANK

Condition:As can be seen in the scan. (1) postmark Marborough Q 27 Nov 1950 1 1/2d Queen Mother (Green) and (2) postmark BOONAH 30NO50, identical card with brown/burgundy 2 1/2d Queen Victoria 100 Years "First Stamp".

Description: As can be seen in the scan. (1) postmark Marborough Q 27 Nov 1950 1 1/2d Queen Mother (Green) and (2) postmark BOONAH 30NO50, identical card with brown/burgundy 2 1/2d Queen Victoria 100 Years "First Stamp".

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Book Id: 14ca01442

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Title: TIME Magazine 1788 Australia Commemorative Issue with BRETT WHITELY fold-out cover ALL THE NEWS of 1788 Collectable Edit

Author: Edited by Neil Mitchell, Special Projects Editor LIMITED HARDCOVER EDITION TIME AUSTRALIA 1788-1792 Special Edition

Publisher: Time Magazine, Melbourne, Australia, 1987, 128 pp., colour production, large fold-out front cover protected in an original hardcover binding

Condition:Crisp black faux leather hardcover with gilt title to front cover, 128 pages in magazine-format, colour throughout, in GOOD plus CONDITION with no inscriptions, with removable, original Lawsons Auctions sticker to front cover.

Description: Deeply researched articles written as First-hand accounts from the 5 years spanning Captain Arthur Philip's arrival at Botany Bay in Jan. 1788 to his departure in December 1792. The settlement in context of what was happening in the rest of the world.

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Book Id: 14ca01440

Price: $19.10

Title: Program for Performance of WAYANG PURWA KULIT Shadow Play Jakarta 14 June 1968 for Mrs Gorton wife of Australian PM

Author: performed at the State Palace in Djakarta, published in honour of Madame Gorton, wife of H.E. the Prime Minister of Australia

Publisher: Reception Committee for State Guests, Government of Indonesia, Djakarta JAKARTA. 22 pages, illustrated with b/w line drawings.

Condition:Crisp, card-bound softcover, stapled at spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to cover.

Description: Performance presented by the President's wife, Madame Suharto on 14/6/1968 in the State Palace in Djakarta. Sory: Fragment :Srikandi - Mustakaweni. Musicians from Radio Republic Indonesia (Sukiman) Singers Mmes. Bisono & Rukiah. Dalang: Ir.Sri Muljono ci.

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Book Id: 14ca01424

Price: $32.20

Title: ISLES of DESPAIR by Ion L. Idriess 1947 FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED with Line Drawings TORRES STRAIT Cape York CAPTIVES

Author: Ion L. Idriess classic Australian author and adventurer CORAL SEA TORRES STRAIT CAPE YORK Shipping Shipwrecks Islanders Aborigines ; Thursday Island

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1947, FIRST EDITION, hardcover without dj, 290 pages, 43 chapters, maps to endpapers, illustrated in B/w with detailed, fictionalised text

Condition:Slightly worn orange hardcover with clear title to faded spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & ROBUST in GOOD CONDITION without DJ and with a dedication to "Uncle Bob" dated 1947, internally clean, robust & strong.

Description: The story of Barbara Thomson, the only survivor of a wreck in the Torres Straits, who was taken captive by local people and married to a local chief, then rescued many years later by a British warship. An Australian Classic of the Cape York region.

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Book Id: 14ca01402

Price: $84.80

Title: RARE - ARQUEBUS by Adrian Lawlor 1937 FIRST EDITION SCARCE partial Dustjacket. AUSTRALIAN ART Anti-establishment Lampoon

Author: Adrian Lawlor, painter, writer & critic of 1930s AUSTRALIAN ART movement. Partial dustjacket illustrated with "explosive" Artwork by ERIC THAKE.

Publisher: The Ruskin Press, Melbourne, 1937, FIRST EDITION in bound form, no prior printings mentioned, 5 sections, 21 essays etc, 218pp.,Dustjacket of fireworks only partial

Condition:Clean tan/brown card-bound cover with attached fly-leaves, stiched 4-seam with a central page inclusive 103-106 unstiched as original, slight ageing to pp. edges, STRAIT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a bumped spine, the RARE dustjacket is front only.

Description: An arquebus is a primitive firearm, powerful but imprecise. A political and social lampoon of Australia in the 1930s. Lawler's explosive opinions about art are reflected in Eric Thake's book cover of exploding "squibs", or fireworks here present.

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Book Id: 14ca01373

Price: $17.80

Title: A Guide to Collecting AUSTRALIANA - BOOKS - LITHOGRAPHS - FURNITURE - SILVER

Author: Juliana and Toby Hooper - POTTERY - PHOTOGRAPHS POSTCARDS & CIGARETTE CARDS - BRIC-a-BRAC

Publisher: Macmillan, Sth Melbourne, 1990, Revised 3rd Edition, hardcover quarto with dj, 117pages, B/W &COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATION, green endpapers, 7 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with 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 & slight edgewear.

Description: Books - Engravings and Lithographs 1770-1900 - Furniture - Australian Silver - Pottery - Photographs, Postcards and Cigarette Cards - Bric-a-Brac

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Book Id: 14ca01372

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Title: BANJO PATERSON Poems of - HENRY LAWSON Poems of - Illustrated by PRO HART - 2 Book Box Set

Author: BANJO PATERSON - HENRY LAWSON - PRO HART

Publisher: 1)Ure Smith, Sydney, 1992, reprint, 1st pub. 1982, h/c large 8vo with dj, 136pp, COLOUR ARTWORKS throughout, 42 Poems 2)As above, 43 Poems

Condition:1)Illustrated glossy hardcover with title to spine and frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET. 2)As above, both books in a two-sided, open both ends illustrated box.

Description: Clancy of the Overflow - Geebung Polo Club - The Man from Snowy River - Saltbush Bill - A Bushman's Song - Father Riley's Horse The Shearer's Dream - The Lights of Cobb and Co - Grog-an'-Grumble Steeplechase - Ballad of Mabel Clare

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Book Id: 14ca01371

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Title: Poems of BANJO PATERSON - Illustrated by PRO HART - Clancy of the Overflow - FIRST EDITION

Author: A. B. "BANJO" PATERSON - PRO HART - The Man from Snowy River

Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1974, First Edition, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 80 pages, COLOUR ARTWORKS throughout, 23 Poems.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside, a few tears, rubbing and edgewear.

Description: Paterson's poems capture the spirit of the bush people; they celebrate the vast distances and the harsh beautiful places of outback Australia. Pro Hart's paintings reflect the moods of the poems and add to the charm of the book.

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