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Christopher Cockle's Australian Experiences, Houlding, John Richard [Old Boomerang]
121 Houlding, John Richard [Old Boomerang] Christopher Cockle's Australian Experiences
London Angus & Robertson 1913 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt to spine. Minor insect damage to top of spine. Black and white Frontispiece. Two other black and white photographs. Catalogue of books published by Angus & Robertson to rear. Annotation by previous owner to front pastedown. 465 pages First published in 1867 as 'Australian Capers'. It records the downfall of an inexperienced migrant and his conversion to Christianity. Houlding's style was vigorous and humorous. ID267085 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Tales from Corytella. The Collected Stories of Flexmore Hudson and including a Reprint of the 2nd in the series South Australian Writers and their Work by Paul Depasquale, Hudson, Flexmore (Compiled and edited by Adam Dutkiewicz)
122 Hudson, Flexmore (Compiled and edited by Adam Dutkiewicz) Tales from Corytella. The Collected Stories of Flexmore Hudson and including a Reprint of the 2nd in the series South Australian Writers and their Work by Paul Depasquale
Adelaide Wav Publications 1985 0959118691 / 9780959118698 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Card wraps. Edges very lightly rubbed. Foreword by Dr J.J. Bray. 255, 24 pages Wilfrid Flexmore Hudson (1913-1988) was a South Australian poet, short-story writer and teacher. As well as some of his best stories this book also contains Depasquale's monograph on Hudson, ID293795 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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123 Hulm, Neil The Pub and The Scrub
Lavington, NSW Self published 1987 0959003223 / 9780959003222 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Signed by the author. 72 pages A brief history of the construction and opening of the real Ettamogah Pub in stories and poems. ID272531 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Australian Signpost An Anthology Edited for the Canberra Fellowship of Australian Writers by T. A. G. Hungerford, Hungerford, T.A.G. [Editor]
124 Hungerford, T.A.G. [Editor] Australian Signpost An Anthology Edited for the Canberra Fellowship of Australian Writers by T. A. G. Hungerford
Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1956 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners and several pages a little dog-eared. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 308 pages Includes contribution by a range of notable Australian authors and poets including: Nancy Cato, David Campbell, Manning Clark, Rosemary Dobson, Goeffrey Dutton, Gwen Harwood, D'Arcy Niland, Katherine Sussanah Prichard, Roland Robinson, Eric Rolls, Judith Wright, Mary Durack etc. ID294549 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Old Days and Old Ways, Hutchison Barrowman, Alexander
125 Hutchison Barrowman, Alexander Old Days and Old Ways
Robe A.H. Barrowman 1971 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ separated at spine - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Few small closed tears to DJ(loss minimal) Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages Descriptive Verse, Prose and Photographs ID291486 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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126 Jack, Ian (Ed.) News. Granta 53 Spring 1996
New York Granta US 1996 0140141324 / 9780140141320 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages A paperback magazine of new writing ID270556 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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127 James, Peter Tales from the Northwest
Brisbane Boolarong Publications 1990 0864390939 / 9780864390936 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Foxing to page edges. vii, 244 pages "Between Two Small Fires", "The Mission Story"and "Afternoon Coast". ID258878 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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Untamed by Time, James, Ruth Marchant
128 James, Ruth Marchant Untamed by Time
Published by Author 1987 0959837728 / 9780959837728 Softcover 
Octavo Size, Very Good condition. Card covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 189 pages History of the Penguin Club of Australia and Papua New Guinea to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 1987 ID221596 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A Place of Smokey Parrots, James, W.
129 James, W. A Place of Smokey Parrots
Doubleview, WA Tammar Publications 1981 0959396403 / 9780959396409 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Neat previous owners sticker to inside of front cover. 115 pages ID296928 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Low Breed, Johnson, Joseph
130 Johnson, Joseph A Low Breed
Sydney Thomas Nelson Australia 1976 0170051064 / 9780170051064 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. 313 pages 1977 National Book Council Award for Australian Literature. ID290017 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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BUSH DETECTIVE NO.1, JONES, MAX
131 JONES, MAX BUSH DETECTIVE NO.1
Renmark, S.A. Published by Author 1993 0646166239 / 9780646166230 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 144 pages ID218511 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Silent Service.  Action stories of the Anzac Navy, Jones, TM & Idress, Ion L
132 Jones, TM & Idress, Ion L The Silent Service. Action stories of the Anzac Navy
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1952 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations. 372 pages The story of the Anzac navy ID297096 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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133 Keesing, Nancy Shalom Australian Jewish Stories
Sydney Collins 1978 0002215969 / 9780002215961 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 239 pages ID196951 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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134 Keesing, Nancy [Selected by] The White Chrysanthenum: Changing Images Of Australian Motherhood
London Angus & Robertson 1977 0207135177 / 9780207135170 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Lovely colour and black & white illustrations. Light wear to Book edges. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Gift inscription to half-title page. 182 pages ID229050 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Straight Furrow, Kellaway, Frank
135 Kellaway, Frank A Straight Furrow
London Cassell 1960 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small, neat bookseller label to front paste-down. 282 pages Frank Kellaway graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1948 combined farming with writing and noted for his sense of humour. He served as a Lieutenant with the RANVR. This book is his first novel. He also wrote "The Quest for Golden Dan" in 1962 and "Golden Dan" in 1976. He won first prize in the inaugural National Poetry Competition in 1986. ID215032 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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136 Kennedy, Cate (Ed.) The Best Australian Stories 2011
Collingwood, Vic Black Inc. 2011 1863955488 / 9781863955485 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine Condition. As new. xii, 256 pages The most outstanding short fiction of 2011. ID271175 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Hillyars and the Burtons: A Story of Two Families, Kingsley, Henry
137 Kingsley, Henry The Hillyars and the Burtons: A Story of Two Families
Sydney Sydney University Press 1973 0424064901 / 9780424064901 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has a small stain on the face [from a small round sticker] & is now protected in a purpose made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Introduction by Leonie Kramer. 419 pages. The author's second "Australian" novel and follows "The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn". The setting is now the Australian goldfields and the Omeo disaster and offers a very different view of Australia to the earlier novel. ID8192 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn, Kingsley, Henry
138 Kingsley, Henry The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn
Melbourne Currey O'Neil 1970 Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 474pages ID8480 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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139 Kingsley, Henry The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn
Melbourne Lloyd O'Neil 1970 Reprint Hardcover 
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. 475 pages Australian Classics series. Oringinally published in 1859 ID276105 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Twenty Thousand Thieves, Lambert, Eric
140 Lambert, Eric The Twenty Thousand Thieves
Melbourne Currey O'Neil 1982 0855506806 / 9780855506803 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 317 pages ID154604 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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