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Muddy Jungle Rivers.  A River Assault Boat Cox'n's Memory Journey of His War in Vietnam and Return Home, Affield, Wendell
1 Affield, Wendell Muddy Jungle Rivers. A River Assault Boat Cox'n's Memory Journey of His War in Vietnam and Return Home
Bemidji, Minnesota Hawthorn Petal Press 2012 098470230X / 9780984702305 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Maps. 319 pages ID294030 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Last Stronghold of Sail.  The story of the Essex Sailing-smacks, Coasters and Barges, Benham, Hervey
2 Benham, Hervey Last Stronghold of Sail. The story of the Essex Sailing-smacks, Coasters and Barges
London Harrap 1981 0245537848 / 9780245537844 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 202 pages The author brilliantly evokes the old days of sailing-barges and smacks, of cutters and ketches, and of all the craft which have sailed on the rivers of Essex and along the East Coast. ID286741 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA, Bowden, Mark
3 Bowden, Mark Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1991 0521400775 / 9780521400770 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. A lovely book in excellent condition. 182 pages A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900) was influential in at least four fields - military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. Yet little is known about his career, character or motivation. ID236184 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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4 Braddon, Russell et al RIVER JOURNEYS
London BBC Books 1984 0563202041 / 9780563202042 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size. Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 208pages Stories of six different river journeys - incl The Murray. ID110535 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Wild Rivers Franklin Denison Gordon, Brown, Bob [Text] & Dombrovskis, Peter [Photographs]
5 Brown, Bob [Text] & Dombrovskis, Peter [Photographs] Wild Rivers Franklin Denison Gordon
Sandy Bay Peter Dombrovskis Pty Ltd 1983 0959753044 / 9780959753042 2nd Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ copy in Very Good+ dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Beautiful full page colour photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 128 pages Originally published to support the Wild Rivers Campaign in 1982. A spectacular momento of this most beautiful part of south-western Tasmania. ID297898 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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By the Rivers of Babylon, De Mille, Nelson
6 De Mille, Nelson By the Rivers of Babylon
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1978 0586048057 / 9780586048054 1st Edition, 2nd Impression Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear and mild discolouration to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 391 pages De Mille's novel set in amidst the 1970s Israeli/Palestinian conflict. ID290003 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Cathedral, De Mille, Nelson
7 De Mille, Nelson Cathedral
London Granada Books 1981 0246113561 / 9780246113566 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 556 pages Author of the bestselling By The Rivers of Babylon. ID290085 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Transactions and Proceedings of The Royal Society of South Australia [Incorporated]  Vol LVll [With Portrait, Ten Plates, and Thirty-Two Figures in the Text], Howchin, Professor Walter [Editor]
8 Howchin, Professor Walter [Editor] Transactions and Proceedings of The Royal Society of South Australia [Incorporated] Vol LVll [With Portrait, Ten Plates, and Thirty-Two Figures in the Text]
Adelaide Royal Society of South Australia 1933 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Small chip to lower front corner of paper cover. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 254 pages + 10 plates Contains various articles including: 'The Dead Rivers of South Australia, Part ll- The Eastern Group' by Walter Howchin; 'The Ecology of the Aborigines of Central Australia; Botanical Notes' by Cleland and Johnston; 'Tantanoola Caves, South East South Australia, Geographical and Physiographical Notes' by Tindale etc ID258652 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated) Vol. LV, Howchin, Walter [Edited by] Assisted by Arthur M. Lea
9 Howchin, Walter [Edited by] Assisted by Arthur M. Lea Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated) Vol. LV
Adelaide Royal Society of South Australia 1931 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Some age discolouration to edges and light ceasing to covers. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Fold-out map. 210 pages + 8 plates Numerous articles on anthropology [Australian Aborigines], natural history and earth science including: 'Adelaide University Field Anthropology, Central Australia: Table showing the Class Relations of the Aranda and On Class System, Kinship terminology, and Marriage Regulations of the Australian Native Tribes'; 'The Dead Rivers of South Australia. Part 1. The Western Group.' by W. Howchin; On Mammals from the Dawson Valley Queensland, Part 1'by Finlayson; 'Australian Fungi Notes and Descriptions' by Cleland; Geological Notes on the Iliaura Country, North-east of the MacDonnell Range, Central Australia ' by Tindale; etc, etc. ID258663 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Two Men from Northern Rivers An enthralling Real Australian Life Story. Comedy  Tragedy Romance, Laurier, Don
10 Laurier, Don The Two Men from Northern Rivers An enthralling Real Australian Life Story. Comedy Tragedy Romance
Adelaide Published by Author [1935] 1st Edition Hardback 
12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. 84 pages Adventure, Sport, Acident, Co-incident, etc. Witty and Entertaining. The Actors - Shearers, Railway Officials, Publicans, Policemtn, Women and a Parson. The names are fictitious. ID298033 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Conquest of Italy, Lord Strabolgi R.N.
11 Lord Strabolgi R.N. The Conquest of Italy
London Hutchinson 1944 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. DJ is rubbed with some edgewear and has some marking to light coloured rear panel. Maps to endpapers. 136 pages Why was it that six months after the fall of Mussolini allied soldiers were still battling over snow-covered mountains and across flooded rivers seventy miles south of Rome? Was the abortive expedition to the Aegean Islands necessary? Could advantage have been taken more quickly of the occupation of the Dalmatian coast by Tito's partisans? What was happening in Greece? These are among the questions answered in this narrative of the first allied invasion of mainland Europe and in the accounts of the immense operations by land, sea ad air in the Mediterranean. ID257882 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Where The Rivers End, Morton, Jane
12 Morton, Jane Where The Rivers End
Keith, SA Published by Author 1988 0731636139 / 9780731636136 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to title page. 207 pages ID257088 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Rivers of Australia, Mudie, Ian
13 Mudie, Ian Rivers of Australia
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket, - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 80pages Looks at all the major Australian Rivers - loads of information, a number of oddities, plenty of illustrations and an occasional touch of fun. ID7483 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Rivers of Home.  Frank Lacy - Kimberley Pioneer, Nixon, Marion
14 Nixon, Marion The Rivers of Home. Frank Lacy - Kimberley Pioneer
Perth Published by Author No Date[Circa 1975] 1st Edition [Assumed] Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Maps. 124 pages The story of Frank Boswood Lacy, born in New Zealand in 1899, who having made a great contribution to the Kimberley district by his movement of stock from established stations to markets in the developing west and east Kimberley, turned to make the more difficult but arable country of the north Kimberley his home. ID285702 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dreams of Rivers and Seas, Parks, Tim
15 Parks, Tim Dreams of Rivers and Seas
London Harvill Secker 2008 1846551145 / 9781846551147 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Prelims clipped. 431 pages ID286556 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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An Incredibly Varied Life [Signed by Author], Payne, George
16 Payne, George An Incredibly Varied Life [Signed by Author]
Adelaide Published by the Author 1996 0646272233 / 9780646272238 1st Edition Hardbound 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Presentation inscription by author to front free endpaper. Also signed by the author on title page. Previous ownership note to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 192pages George Payne was a descendent of one of the legendary families of 'River Kings' the steamboat captains who pioneered trade on the Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee Rivers. This set of memoirs are devoted principally to the author's recollections of these exciting days of Murray River transport. ID254386 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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17 Peissel, Michel The Great Himalayan Passage. Across the Himalayas by hovercraft
London Collins 1974 0002118416 / 9780002118415 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Expedition routes to endpapers. 254 pages An account of a 1200-mile journey up nine different rivers from India to the borders of Tibet by hovercraft. ID276685 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Jack Rivers and Me, Radley, Paul
18 Radley, Paul Jack Rivers and Me
Sydney George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1981 0868613223 / 9780868613222 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has tape repair ti underside and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 179 pages ID290018 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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19 RADLEY, Paul My Blue Checker Corker & Me
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1982 0868612367 / 9780868612362 1st Hardcover 
Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Fine in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected. Dustjacket has very minor wear to top of spine - now protected 166pages Controversy surrounds the author Radley in Australia. For his first novel Jack Rivers & me, he was awarded the Australian /Vogel $ 10,000 Literary award, An Australia council writer's fellowship in 1982 & a young Australian of the year award. However early in 1997 Radley confessed that he did not write the novels that earned him his fame and all the accolades but in fact an elderly male relative was responsible. ID1067 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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John Chancellor Makes Me Cry., Siddons, Anne Rivers
20 Siddons, Anne Rivers John Chancellor Makes Me Cry.
New York Harper Collins 1992 0060168692 / 9780060168698 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 192 pages A new edition of the author's first book of essays. ID205112 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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