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TALES OF OLD AUSTRALIA

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID245308


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 271 pages View more info

MALCO POLIA A da Vinci Man

By: Buchanan, Gilbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Kew Place Publishing: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID223933

ISBN: 0646281488


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Cover slightly creased. 411 pages Book 2 of the Malco Polia trilogy View more info

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A Marcus Clarke Reader Containing Selections From His Lesser Known Writings

By: Clarke, Marcus; Wannan, Bill (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID204521


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details (neat signature) to front free end paper. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Introduced by Bill Wannan. 151 pages Contents organised under the following headings: 1. The Humorist; 2. The Critic; 3. The Poet; 4. The Journalist. Also includes several Appendixes. ... View more info

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The Well in The Shadow. A Writer's Journey through Australian Literature

By: Eagle, Chester

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Yarraville, Transit Lounge: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284748

ISBN: 0980571774


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 371 pages View more info

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Wanting (Signed by Author)

By: Flanagan, Richard

Price: $110.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Knopf: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299071

ISBN: 1741666554


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to half-title page. Ribbon marker. Signed by the author on the title page. 256 pages Booker prize-winning Australian author's fifth novel which itself won many awards. View more info

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Wanting

By: Flanagan, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Knopf: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254219

ISBN: 1741666554


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 256 pages View more info

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Joan Makes History

By: Grenville, Kate

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID95761

ISBN: 0702220728


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Page edges lightly tanned as usual. Bookseller label to front pastedown. 285 pages Author is winner of the Orange Prize for literature. View more info

A Writer's Rights: The Story of the Australian Society of Authors

By: Hill, Deidre

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sydney, ANZ Book Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7794

ISBN: 0855521422


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected. Mild tape stains and residue to endpapers. 229pages View more info

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The Fabulist: The Incredible Story Of Louis de Rougemont

By: Howard, Rod

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300482

ISBN: 1741664640


Very Good condition. ix, 292 pages View more info

Our Republic

By: Keneally, Tom

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Melbourne, William Heinemann Australia: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID220224

ISBN: 0855615095


Octavo size,. Very Good in Very Good DJ. 242 pages. View more info

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Reminiscences of My Life and Times. Both in Church and State in Australia, for upwards of fifty years

By: Lang, John Dunmore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, William Heinemann: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID207935

ISBN: 0855610158


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & White frontispiece. 240 pages John Dunmore Lang was a Scottish-born Australian Presbyterian minister, writer, politician and activist. He was the first prominent advocate of an independent Australian nation and of Australian republicanism. Towards the end of his life he began his autobiography but died before it was fin... View more info

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The Six Years War A Concise History of Australia in the 1939-45 War

By: Long, Gavin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canberra, The Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302027

ISBN: 0642993750


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Light edgewear to DJ spine ends. xvii, 518 pages Gavin Long was the General Editor of the 22 volume 1939-45 Australian official war history and author of 3 volumes in the Army series. "This book is a fascinating study by a writer who was complete master of his subject" View more info

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South of Darkness

By: Marsden, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Macmillan: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281811

ISBN: 1743531567


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 376 pages The epic tale of a convict boy's extraordinary journey. The first venture into adult fiction by one of Australia's most successful and admired writer of young adult fiction. View more info

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The Audacious Adventures of Dr Louis Lawrence Smith (2 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Poynter, John

Price: $74.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291939

ISBN: 192500323X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Slipcase. A New Copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Pictorial boards (face) with gilt titles to spine and ribbon marker on both volumes. 694 pages L. L. Smith, medico, writer, publisher, politician, litigant, showman, speculator, collector, vigneron, farmer, breeder and rider of racehorses, guiding hand for thirty years of Melbourne's great exhibition complex. Completes John Poynter's trio o... View more info

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Till Apples Grow on an Orange Tree [Signed by Author]

By: Pybus, Cassandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278685

ISBN: 0702229865


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine a little sunned, Inscribed and signed by author on title page. 225 pages A candid and passionate journey through personal memory and history by one of Australia's most admired nonfiction authors. View more info

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The Proud of Earth: The Story of a Piece of Land and of the Dwellers Thereon

By: Wight, H. Clement

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID14350


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Green cloth boards. Errata inserted at title page. 81 pages. A 'faction' novel based in southern reaches [inner Fleurieu Peninsula] of Adelaide and tracing the history of a piece of land through the story of a family that settled there until it was eventually bought by developers. View more info

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Growing Wild

By: Wilding, Michael

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Arcadia: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287953

ISBN: 1925333108


MINT - a NEW copy. 302 pages The autobiography of Australian academic, novelist, short story writer, editor, commentator, anthologist, critic and publisher. 'Wilding's is the story of a maverick who worked within an establishment institution, yet was capable of opening his imagination both to the possibilities of academic life and to the more capacious narratives of Australian history, literary history, and contemporary life'. Peter Pierce Dictionary of Literary Biograp... View more info

The Australian Book of Disasters

By: Writer, Larry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Pier 9: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268968

ISBN: 1741969026


A Near Fine copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 223 pages View more info

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The Eulo Queen & Other Outback & Opal Stories

By: Wurth, C.W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cunnamulla, QLD, KOA Publications: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID253629

ISBN: 0959686932


Octavo Size. Very Good condition - some minor creasing to covers. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 232 pages A collection of short stories which revolve around the Australian outback at the turn of the 20th Century View more info