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Tiburon

By: Tennant, Kylie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC170

ISBN: 0207142386

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 446gms, 413 pages, yellow endpapers. This is Kylie Tennant's first novel. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover shows fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Time Enough Later

By: Tennant, Kylie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC188

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 320gms, 254 pages. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and a few small tear. Dust jacket has been price clipped and covered in clear plastic sleeve, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Storm Boy

By: Thiele, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Publishing Pty Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FICCHI163

ISBN: 1863024182

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 212gms, 61 pages. Storm Boy saves the life of Mr Percival, and in return the pelican helps Storm Boy's father with his fishing and joins in the rescue of a shipwrecked crew. The boy and the pelican prove friends to the end. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Some mild creasing and bumping to corners and edges of the front cover. There is a small pen mark that has been blanked out with texta from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Town Rising, A: A Timms Romance of Early Sydney

By: Timms, Alma

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC407

ISBN: 0207133247

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 494g, 263pgs, orange/brown endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fraction of the Whole, A

By: Toltz, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC8017

ISBN: 0143009524

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 542gms, 710 pages. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rouseabout, The

By: Treasure, Rachael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Viking: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC16

ISBN: 0670070653

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 458gms, 341 pages. Set on the beautiful island of Tasmania, The Rouseabout is an unforgettable story about discovering the things that truly matter, and finding love that lasts. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Cover shows light creasing and curling to corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rouseabout, The

By: Treasure, Rachael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Viking: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC163

ISBN: 0670070653

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 458gms, 341 pages. Set on the beautiful island of Tasmania, The Rouseabout is an unforgettable story about discovering the things that truly matter, and finding love that lasts. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cattleman's Daughter, The

By: Treasure, Rachael

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC1502

ISBN: 0143203185

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 410gms, 419 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Stockmen, The

By: Treasure, Rachael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC7909

ISBN: 0143001833

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 378gms, 374 pages. The Stockmen moves effortlessly between the present and the past to reveal a simple yet hard-won truth - that both love and the land are timeless. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Slap, The

By: Tsiolkas, Christos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC150

ISBN: 174237560X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 558gms, 573 pages. At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own. It is a single act, but the slap reverberates through the lives of everyone who witnesses it. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Barracuda

By: Tsiolkas, Christos

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC420

ISBN: 174331731X

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first Australian edition, 716gms, 516 pages. Barracuda is an unflinching look at modern Australia, at our hopes and dreams, our friendships, and our families. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Seven Little Australians

By: Turner, Ethel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Ryde, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC337

ISBN: 0207159769

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 668gms, 175 pages, orange endpapers. Ethel Turner's endearing Australian children's classic. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with minimal shelf wear, scuffing and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Seven Little Australians

By: Turner, Ethel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pymble, NSW, Australia, Cornstalk Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FICCHI96

ISBN: 0207159769

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint, 508g, 175 pages, orange endpapers. An endearing Australian children's classic. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear and scuffing/bumping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mystery of Swordfish Reef, The

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Highett, VIC, Australia, Hinkler Book Distributors Pty Ltd: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC1504

ISBN: 0207186197

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 156gms, 256 pages. An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mystery of Swordfish Reef, The

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: AUSFIC1505

ISBN: 0330025716

Condition: Fair


Paperback, second printing, 102gms, 190 pages. An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery. Book is in fair condition with moderate to heavy general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Inside front page is loose and wraps show several pen and texta markings. Wraps also show moderate creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only. View more info

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Cake in the Hat Box

By: Upfield, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: AUSFIC8801

ISBN: 0330105841

Condition: Good


Paperback, sixth printing, 106gms, 185 pages. An Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wood, Brick & Stone: The Making of the Hunter

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dangar, NSW, Australia, Catchfire Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST166

ISBN: 0975792652

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 616gms, 349 pages. This is a fascinating collection of stories and poems; some funny, some sad, some factual, some fantasy, but all explore how man interacts with his environment and reflect on the Newcastle and Hunter Region of NSW, Australia. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a large pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fairy Tales for Young Australians

By: Wade, Jan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, National Book Distributors: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FICCHI148

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint, 514gms, no page numbers. This book presents traditional fairy tale with Australian illustrated pictorial themes and Australian characterisation (e.g. Poss in Boots instead of Puss in Boots). Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with some minor shelf wear. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Burning Bush, The

By: Walsh, Paul F

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Lambton, NSW, Elephant Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC75

ISBN: 0646090984

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 366g, 380pgs. An intriguing story of two young Australians in Australia under threat of Japanese invasion during World War II. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Chronicles of Boobyalla: Bill Wannan's Satire on Australian Local Histories

By: Wannan, Bill

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST24

ISBN: 0727010913

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 388gms, 72 pages, blank endpapers. This lively and entertaining excursion into a mock-heroic Australian past blends modern wit with fictionalised history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and chipping. There is one small tear to the front top of dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info