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Bushmen All. A Romance of the Never-Never

By: Seagram, Giles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, E.W. Cole: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID177915


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Blue boards are rubbed at edges and corners with a couple of light marks. Some light tanning to half-title page and advertisement page at rear. 327 pages Giles Seagram was the pen name of Henry Driscoll who was born in Adelaide in 1857. He published several novels dealing with romance and adventure in the Australian bush. View more info

A Sea Change: Australian Writing and Photography

By: Shoemaker, Adam (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympics: 1998

Seller ID: ID223640


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 247 pages A unique collection from authors such as Robert Drewe, Lily Brett and David Malouf, which explores the sea change in Australian life today. Especially commissioned, it counterpoints essays and photograpic images, short stories and cartoons. View more info

UNDER CAPRICORN

By: SIMPSON, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey Ltd: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID235139


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Pages tanned and a little crisp. DJ chipped. 248 pages The novel from which the Hitchcock film was made. View more info

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Life in the Australian Backblocks

By: Sorenson, Edward

Price: $18.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Currey O'Neil: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID238605


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.. Black & white illustrations. 152 pages Originally published in 1911. View more info

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Gathered In A Novel

By: Spence, Catherine Helen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID290300


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dust jacket laminate is patchy and corners and spine ends are rubbed. 315 pages The first book form of Spence's novel first published in serial form in the Adelaide Observer during 1881-1882. View more info

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Heroines: A contemporary anthology of Australian Women Writers

By: Spender,Dale (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID3299


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 478pages 22 Australian writers of fiction, drama. Poetry, journalism, TV Scripts and non-fiction reflect on their heroines. View more info

Cry of the Storm-Bird

By: Spicer, J.R

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID206062


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Some chips and creases to edges of dustjacket. Book is very good apart from some small stains to the fore-edge. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 282 pages View more info

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Australian Bush Ballads

By: Stewart, Douglas & Keesing, Nancy [Edited by]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID223192


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. xxx, 423 pages Australian Classics series. View more info

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Best Australian Short Stories

By: Stewart, Douglas and Davis, Beatrice (Editors)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Claremont: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID293536


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 464 pages View more info

Old Bush Songs and Rhymes of Colonial Times

By: Stewart, Douglas and Keesing, Nancy (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1957

Seller ID: ID201865


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 289pages Australian Classics Series. View more info

Jonah

By: Stone, Louis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1965

Edition: 3rd Australian edition

Seller ID: ID210068


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. DJ chipped, some creasing - with minmal loss . 216 pages The first great novel of Sydney View more info

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Treasury of Australian Folklore

By: Stone, Walter [Introduced by]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6473


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 160pages Ranges over most aspects of Australian folk history from Aborigines, settlement, sporting achievements and war stories. View more info

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Folklore of Australia

By: Stone, Walter [Introduction by]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed Books: 1984

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID285670


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 Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 240 pages Treasured songs, poems, stories and true tales stranger than fiction. View more info

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Ashes of the Angry Years

By: Summers, H.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australasian Book Society: 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID281063


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Some faint marking to reverse side of Dustjacket with a couple of small tears to spine, virtually invisible under plastic covering. 176 pages Set in the 1890s, a novel about the individual caught in the political turmoil of a nation seeking workers' rights. View more info

Harry's Tree

By: Sutherland, Emily

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Ryan Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: ID226964


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 186 pages View more info

Is That Love?

By: Sutherland, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newcastle, NSW, Catchfire Press: 1999

Seller ID: ID193284


Octavo Size. Fine condition. Collected stories. 215 pages View more info

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The Courageous Ones

By: Swift, Eileen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Lutheran Publishing: 1985

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID4474


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - card covers. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Neat gift inscription to prelims. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 85 pages. A novel about the early days of South Australia View more info

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The Barbarians

By: Syme, Nina

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Armadale Victoria, Brian Zouch Publications: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281823


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. xv, 403 pages A story centering on the bloody confrontations which occurred on the goldfields of Lambing Flat near Young in New South Wales in the 1820s. View more info

The Missing Heir. The Autobiography of Kylie Tennant

By: Tennant, Kylie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Macmillan:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID206030


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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 190 pages View more info

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Ma Jones and the Little White Cannibals

By: Tennant, Kylie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID246843


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is NOT price-clipped & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has light cup stain to front panel. 184 pages View more info