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AMERICAS CUP 1851-1987. SAILING FOR SUPREMACY
1 AMERICAS CUP 1851-1987. SAILING FOR SUPREMACY
Sydney Lester-Townsend Publishing 1987 0949853089 / 9780949853080 1st Edition Hardback 
Folio Size [26x38cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs colour. 239 pages This is the largest format book written on the history of the America's cup. ID298459 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE The Complete Reference on Rural Industry Volume 2 1989/1990
Melbourne Melbourne National Farmers Federation 1989 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size. (Heavy Book). VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Laminated boards. Colour and black and white Photographs as well as black and white diagrams/maps. 561 pages Covers all elements of the Australian rural industry including a services directory, a diary of rural events and a section on Government policy ID226956 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Glenelg Illustrated 1836-1896
3 Glenelg Illustrated 1836-1896
Adelaide Austaprint 1978 0858722402 / 9780858722408 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 18.5x12.5cm]. Near Fine in burgundy leather-grained cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrated with black & white photographs and a three panel folding plate. 98 pages A facsimile reprint of the book originally published in 1896. ID253301 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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4 Parliamentary Handbook of the Commonwealth of Australia Twenty-fifth edition 1991
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1991 25th Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Light wear to edges and corners. Light reading creases to spine. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Colour AusMap of the 1990 Federal Election Results in fine condition in rear pocket. Heavy Book. xviii, 701 pages Under the overall direction of Vivian Wilson and published by the Department of The Parliamentary Library, this is the handbook for the thirty-sixth Australian Parliament. ID270744 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Royal Academy of Arts Year Book
5 Royal Academy of Arts Year Book
Nuffield Royal Academy of Arts in association with Aidan Ellis Publishing Limited 1981 0856281085 / 9780856281082 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good +condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. Red boards with gilt coat-of-arms on front cover and gilt lettering to spine. DJ laminate is creased on the front and rear panels and has a slightly faded spine. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 191 pages Year Book 1981-82 with a Preface by Sir Hugh Casson. A lavishly illustrated review of the major exhibitions for 1981. Includes essays on Stanley Spencer, Post-Impressionism, Honore Daumier, The Codex Leicester, The Great Japan Exhibition etc. ID255664 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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SeaWays, "Bartimeus"
6 "Bartimeus" SeaWays
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1923 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. No dustjacket. Some light rubbing to corners etc. Some foxing to top edge. 308 pages A book of short [sea] stories. ID287988 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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100 Points of Law for South Australian Business Men, "Lex"
7 "Lex" 100 Points of Law for South Australian Business Men
Adelaide Published by Author 1930 1st Edition [Assumed] Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards with gilt title to face. Scarce item. 32 pages The book covers Sale of Goods, Recovery of Debts, Promissory Notes, Partnership, General Securities, Contracts Generally, Wills, Companies, Husband and Wife, and Useful General Points of Law. ID257208 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Dark Estuary, 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford)
8 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) Dark Estuary
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118669 / 9780718118662 New Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by the author. 164 pages In this delightful book BB captures in words some of the magic of tideways, shape and colours of clouds, the effects of light on marshes and sea and the patterns of flighting fowl. A memorial and record of what wildfowling is all about. ID255807 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Tide's Ending, 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford)
9 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) Tide's Ending
London Michael Joseph 1980 0718118677 / 9780718118679 New Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Black & white illustrations by the author. A lovely book in excellent condition. 244 pages Originally published in 1950, A new and revised edition - a memorial and record of what wildfowling was all about. ID288209 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Ramblings of a Sportsman-Naturalist, 'BB' [D.J. Watkins-Pitchford]
10 'BB' [D.J. Watkins-Pitchford] Ramblings of a Sportsman-Naturalist
London Michael Joseph 1979 0718118154 / 9780718118150 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. 176 pages This book covers a wide range of stories - from wildfowling & fishing in Scotland to making a large garden pond. ID259163 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Mother's Offering to Her Children, A Lady Long Resident in New South Wales
11 A Lady Long Resident in New South Wales A Mother's Offering to Her Children
Brisbane The Jacaranda Press 1979[1841] 0701612142 / 9780701612146 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly rubbed and has minor edgewear - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. A facsimile edition of Australia's first children's book - originally published in 1841. Introduction by Rosemary Wighton. 216 pages. ID199197 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy], Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays]
12 Abdulla, Ian W. [Art] & Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet [Essays] Ian W. Abdulla Elvis Has Entered the Building [Signed Copy]
Adelaide Wakefield Press 2003 1862546185 / 9781862546189 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Signed by Ian Abdulla & Stephen Fox on front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour reproductions. 103 pages Ian is recognised as one of Australia's most distinctive and appealing contemporary artists. This book takes you on a journey into the world of the artist as he grew up along the River Murray. You'll find it enchanting and provocative. ID279674 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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The Book of the Modern House A Panoramic Survey of Domestic Design, Abercrombie, Patrick (Edited and Prepared under the Direction of)
13 Abercrombie, Patrick (Edited and Prepared under the Direction of) The Book of the Modern House A Panoramic Survey of Domestic Design
London Hodder & Stoughton 1939 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some faint marking to boards. and edges and spine ends very lightly rubbed. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 6 full page colour plates - all present. xl, 378 pages Contents: The Country House (Sir Guy Dawber); The Country Cottage (Archie Gordon); The Town House 9Clifford Holliday); The Suburban House 9Harold Charlton Bradshaw); The Ready Built House (Stanley Churchill Ramsey); The Working Man's House: Municipal Enterprise (lancelot Herman Keay); Coastal Houses (Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis); The House in its Suburban and Country Setting (Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe); The Contemporary HOuse (Oliver Hill); The House in Sweden: A Comparison (Karl A. Wessbad); The House in American : A Comparison (John Gloag0; The Interior: Living Rooms and Bedrooms (Miriam Wornum); The Interior: Kitchens and Bathrooms (Mrs Darcy Braddell); Furniture (Robert Gardner-Medwin). Includes a list of featured architects. ID298829 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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The Manner of Their Going.  Prime Ministerial Exits from Lyne to Abbott, Abjorensen, Norman
14 Abjorensen, Norman The Manner of Their Going. Prime Ministerial Exits from Lyne to Abbott
Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2015 1925333213 / 9781925333213 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. 245 pages A look at the reasons for the "exits" of Prime Ministers - this is a vivid and well informed perspective on life, and death, at the top of Australian politics. ID286281 
Price: 46.50 AUD
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Building Craft Equipment.  An Illustrated Manual, Abrams, A & Carol
15 Abrams, A & Carol Building Craft Equipment. An Illustrated Manual
London Pitman Publishing 1977 0273000659 / 9780273000655 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Sticker remains to front DJ. Black & white illustrations. 208 pages This book is a book about methods, joys, and economy of fashioning your own craft tools. ID297732 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Illustrated London, Ackroyd, Peter
16 Ackroyd, Peter Illustrated London
London Chatto & Windus 2003 070117613X / 9780701176136 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 255 pages ID296908 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Thames Sacred River, Ackroyd, Peter
17 Ackroyd, Peter Thames Sacred River
London Chatto & Windus 2007 0701172843 / 9780701172848 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - The unusual dustacket [only 3/4 of height of the book] is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 490 pages The story of the Thames River - from source to sea. It covers history from pre-historic times to the present, the flora & fauna, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, geology, smells etc. ID266585 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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When We Rode The Rails, Adam-Smith, Patsy
18 Adam-Smith, Patsy When We Rode The Rails
Sydney Lansdowne 1983 0701816791 / 9780701816797 1st Edition Assumed Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 247 pages This book captures the magic days when life had more meaning, fellowship and certainty. ID294787 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Longleg, Adams, Glenda
19 Adams, Glenda Longleg
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1990 020716892X / 9780207168925 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 339 pages The third novel of the Miles Franklin Award winner. This title won the 1990 Age Book of the Year and the 1991 National Book Council Banjo Award for Fiction. ID93675 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium, Adams. Brian
20 Adams. Brian The Flowering of the Pacific Being an account of Joseph Banks' travels in the South Seas and the story of his Florilegium
London Collins/British Museum 1986 0002174723 / 9780002174725 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ is excellent apart from a faded spine. The book also has a faded spine. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 194 pages Encompasses the entire three years of the voyage of the Endeavour to her main landfalls at Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia and Java and home via the Cape of Good Hope. ID296152 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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