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The Pages

By: Bail, Murray

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296828

ISBN: 1921351462


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 196 pages View more info

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Holden's Performance

By: Bail, Murray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID156958

ISBN: 0670816639


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's signature [Kym Bonython] to front free end paper but just visible on coloured endpaper. 353 pages Author's second novel. Winner of 1988 Victorian Premier's Literary Award Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction View more info

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War Crimes. Short Stories

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID265097

ISBN: 0702214167


Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is slightly sunned [common] & now protected in out purpose-made plastic sleeve. 282 pages An astonishing collection of short stories by this well known and highly regarded Australian writer. View more info

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289993

ISBN: 0702226262


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book has a slight lean. 422 pages View more info

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The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID235713

ISBN: 0702226262


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. 422 pages View more info

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True History of the Kelly Gang

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $220.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID244957

ISBN: 0702231673


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Untrimmed leading edge. Quarter leather binding over papered boards with blue metal strip. 401 pages Booker-Prize winning novel. View more info

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Fortune's Fool. The Road beyond Eureka (Signed by Author)

By: Cross, Mary Talbot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kew Victoria, The Shalimar Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID217101

ISBN: 0958646643


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Signed by the author. 221 pages Historical fiction set in the time of the Victorian goldrush of the 1850s. View more info

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Fortune's Fool. The Road beyond Eureka (Inscribed and Signed by Author)

By: Cross, Mary Talbot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kew Victoria, The Shalimar Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292940

ISBN: 0958646643


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. 221 pages Historical fiction set in the time of the Victorian goldrush of the 1850s. View more info

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Ancestors A novel

By: Davidson, Robyn

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1989

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID5117

ISBN: 022402583X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 299 pages The fictional debut by the author of Tracks View more info

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Grace

By: Drewe, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID232296

ISBN: 0670886688


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). 415 pages View more info

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Some Doves and Pythons

By: Elliott, Sumner Locke

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz LTD: 1966

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID258811


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Good++ Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Very faint small mark to front cover [sticker residue] and small stain to centre of the DJ spine. Small, neat gift inscription to front free endpaper. 249 pages View more info

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The Lieutenant

By: Grenville, Kate

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID261494

ISBN: 1921351780


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 307 pages Daniel Rooke, soldier and astronomer, was always an outsider. As a young lieutenant of marines he arrives in New South Wales (Australia) on the first fleet in 1788 and sees his chance. He sets up his observatory away from the main camp, and begins the scientific work that he hopes will make him famous. Aboriginal people soon start to visit his isolated promontory, and a child named Taragan begins to teach him her language. With meticu... View more info

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An Accommodating Spouse

By: Jolley, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID174509

ISBN: 0670888931


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. 253pages View more info

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An Accommodating Spouse [Signed]

By: Jolley, Elizabeth

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299976

ISBN: 0670888931


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. Signed by author. 253pages View more info

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Harland's Half Acre

By: Malouf, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1984

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID296935

ISBN: 0394539192


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 230 pages View more info

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Dream Stuff

By: Malouf, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID271001

ISBN: 0701169427


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. 185 pages View more info

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Harland's Half Acre (signed by Author)

By: Malouf, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1984

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID299950

ISBN: 0394539192


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Signed by Malouf on the Title Page. 230 pages View more info

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Dream Stuff (inscribed by Author)

By: Malouf, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299951

ISBN: 0701169427


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. Inscribed to previous owner by author. 185 pages View more info

The Company of Animals

By: McKie, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID177806


Octavo Size, Near Fine copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket (now protected). DJ has a small amount of wear to corners. 225pages View more info

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Down the Breakie

By: Olson, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID210009

ISBN: 0043100228


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. 168 pages View more info