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Australiana - F

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Australiana - F

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1 Australian Bush Verse
Ure Smith Press 1976 Sydney, Australia 0725403446 / 9780725403447 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Waters, Maynard 
64 page, colour illustrated. Illustrated cover, minor edge-wear, spine slightly skewed at bottom. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, small closed tears and slight chipping and stretching to edges, some discolouring and foxing to inside edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Although today relatively few Australians live the traditional 'Australian way of life' most of us continue to idealize it and identify with it . bush verse which celebrates the Australian ethos remains a living and vital tradition . paintings capture the spirit of the poems and highlight their charm." 142 000289 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Young Settler; The Story of a New-Chum in Queensland, Bowes, Joseph
2 The Young Settler; The Story of a New-Chum in Queensland
Bowes, Joseph The Epworth Press 1927 London First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
272 pages, b/w plates in tact. Illustrated cover, edge-wear, some rubbing marks, otherwise whole and intact. Note to ex-owner to front page of book, foxing thr/out text body, light marks to closed page edges, a few pages have been dog eared, last page is slightly coming loose, otherwise this book is whole and intact and not in bad condition considering its age. Binding is strong and intact. 527 001407 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Pickering's Salute to the Sentimental Bloke, Dennis, C J.
3 Pickering's Salute to the Sentimental Bloke
Dennis, C J. Angus & Robertson Publishers 1980 Australia Reprint 0207137382 / 9780207137389 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Pickering, Larry 
96 pages, colour illustrated. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor stretching to edges. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". combines old Dennis favourites with several less familiar but equally endearing ones." 49 001289 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Heritage of Australian Poetry, Dutton, Geoffrey (selected by)
4 The Heritage of Australian Poetry
Dutton, Geoffrey (selected by) Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd 1976 Victoria, Australia First Edition 0859020428 / 9780859020428 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
342 pages, b/w illustrated. Green boards, some edge-wear, light pushing to spine edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, light edge-wear, small chip to rear corner, inch tear to top edge, otherwise whole and clean. Light marks to closed page edges, a few very small spots throughout text body, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "The poems in this anthology charter the exciting and romatntic history of our nation. Ballads, elergies and lyrical poems explore this timeless land and the development of the Australian character. Although our poetic heritage was founded by Englishmen, eve the early poems evoke atmospheres and moods, ideals and loyalties that are distinctively Australian." 512 001358 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Pitt Street Prospector, Garland, Blue
5 The Pitt Street Prospector
Garland, Blue Wendy Rene 1969 NSW Australia First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
170 page. Orange-cloth cover, very slight edge wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, small tears, chipping and wear along edges, rubbing and fading to front & back from shelving, quite worn but still whole and intact. Ex-owners name and slight discolouration to front fly-leaf, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Intact binding. "Chow Chivers who lived in the city and by virtue of most extraordinary circumstances goes prospecting. His activities . take him through a series of blunders . adventures in which he comes in contact with a variety of characters . also includes some interesting travel and prospecting information." 4 000164 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 Captivity C.A.P.T.I.V.E.
Hall, Rodney Mcphee Gribble Publishers 1988 Melbourne, Australia First Thus 0869140485 / 9780869140482 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
214 page. Black-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Two sisters and a brother were found bludgeoned and shot to death in a paddock in a farming district in 1898. The case was never solved and Rodney Hall has taken this fragment of history and allowed his imagination free rein. What rises up to haunt us is a huge tribe of a family turned in upon itself . both thriller and metaphor ." 215 000237 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Grisly Wife, Hall, Rodney
7 The Grisly Wife
Hall, Rodney Pan MacMillan Australia Pty Limited 1993 Sydney, Australia 0732907764 / 9780732907761 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
261 page, large print. 2nd in trilogy. Green-cloth cover, pushing on spine top, some edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, slight edge-wear, slight creasing to top edge. Top corner of text has creasing from pushing on spine otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Intact binding. ". the story of Catherine Byrne, a nineteenth-century English missionary who travels to remotest Australia with her prophetic husband and his band of women disciples . a man of miraculous powers who leads his followers through severe hardship - shipwreck, disease and death . set in 1868 . " 226 000246 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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8 Once a Jolly Black Man
McGarrity, John Wren Publishing Pty Ltd 1973 Melbourne, Australia First Edition 0858850818 / 9780858850811 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
176 pages. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Unclipped jacket, closed tear to front flap fold, some edge-wear, slight peeling to edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . a fast-moving, action-packed story of one man's hopeless struggle against an adversity over which he has no control - his fellow-man's dislike and fear of the colour of his skin! . is a powerful no-holds barred novel which will shock, outrage and dismay all serious readers." 215 000607 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Paving The Way; A Romance of the Australian Bush, Newland, Simpson
9 Paving The Way; A Romance of the Australian Bush
Newland, Simpson F. W. Preece & Sons 1936 Adelaide, Australia Centenary Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
535 pages, line drawn maps to front & rear end pages. Red-cloth cover, edge-wear, rubbing, bowing to front cover, but is whole and intact. A few spots of light foxing throughout text body, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "As, in a work on Australian pioneer life such as this purports to be, it might be difficult to present bare facts in an acceptable form to the general public, my object has been to blend truth and fiction in a connected narrative. That it partakes largely of a romance is certain, but the incidents, though so romantic, are mainly authentic; for these lives have been lived and these detahs have been died." 560 001698 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Runner - Signed, Newton, Robert
10 Runner - Signed
Newton, Robert Penguin Books 2005 Victoria, Australia 0143302078 / 9780143302070 Soft Cover Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed by Author
217 pages. Illustrated, card cover, peeling to edges, some edge-wear, small spots of chipping, is however whole and intact. Inscribed by author to to title page "To Alisha, keep on Runnin'!!, Robert". Some small creases to pages, one small light pen mark in text body, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "It's 1919, Richmond Football Club is on top fo the ladder, cream buns are threepence ech and four boys ar gunning for the best job in town. Charlie is lucky enough to win the prime job - running messages for Squizzy Taylor, the most dangerous gangster in Melbourne. But things start to get a little too hot for Charlie, so he decides to take the money and run.." 246S 001525 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Big Smoke, Niland, D'Arcy
11 The Big Smoke
Niland, D'Arcy Angus & Robertson 1959 London First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pages. Blue boards, edge-wear and light pushing to edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, torn to top of spine, edge-wear and age-browned. Certificate to front fly leaf, some light age discolouring, otherwise pages clean, strong & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Ranging in time from early in the century until the 1920's, this unusual novel has as its dominating figure a big city . that moulds and is moulded by the lives of its people. The chronicle of the young man who began life as "Jack Johnson's boy" expounds the theme that we are all taking part in the life stories of many others. Dramatic in conception, the novel thus presents an interwoven cross-section of individuals who touch and influence one another's destinies for better or worse." 230 001206 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Seven Little Australians
Turner, Ethel Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1966 Hard Cover Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 590 003325 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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His Mother's Country, Williams, Maslyn
13 His Mother's Country
Williams, Maslyn Melbourne University Press 1988 Victoria, Australia First Edition 0522843611 / 9780522843613 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
238 page, b/w illustrated frontispiece. Maroon-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear, very slight fading to top edge. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear at bottom, top has slight creasing and slight chipping to corners, sun faded front & back. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". a haunting book . tells the story of a lad who reached manhood at the time of Australia's own national growing up - in the years from 1920s following hard upon WWI . book's only purpose is to give pleasure; to remind people of the quiet joys . of horse-drawn buses and trams . and of the days when . life seemed more complete and therefore more real." 220 000189 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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