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Country Australia: The Land and the People

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST190

ISBN: 0864380526

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1735g, 416pgs, green endpapers. A comprehensive guide to country Australia, detailing its history, environment, special features, and including an alphabetised glossary of common terms and practices. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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All-Time Favourite Australian Song Book, The

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST191

ISBN: 0207147558

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 820gms, 114pages. This book features a collection of over 80 all-time Australian favourites (plus a few ring-ins). All are presented with introductory notes. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping and one or two small tears, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Bronze Swagman Book of Bush Verse, The ("The Year's First Branding Round" - 1981 Winning Verse)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: QLD, Australia, Winton Tourist Promotion Association: 1981

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: POE46

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, tenth edition, 200gms, 174 pages. Includes the 1981 Award Winning Poem - "The Year's First Branding Round". Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS449

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some very light sun f... View more info

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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158

ISBN: 0670903086

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with o... View more info

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Shearers, The

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS1111

ISBN: 0170058840

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1470gms, 416pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is the first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout and mild soiling to the page edges. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some sun fading to th... View more info

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There Was a Ship: Patsy Adam-Smith's Story of Her Years at Sea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS64

ISBN: 0170062627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint, 942gms, 239 pages. This is Patsy Adam Smith's sequel to 'Hear the Train Blow' which covered her life up until she left for the war as a young girl. This book picks up where the first left off. We learn of Patsy's love affair with the sea and ships and particular with the small ketches that no longer trade around our Australian coastline. Book is in good condition with only minor age-related wear and tear and m... View more info

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Voyage of the Investigator, The

By: Austin, K. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic... View more info

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Australian Colors: Images of the Outback

By: Bachman, Bill; and Winton, Tim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Amphoto Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ARTPHO26

ISBN: 0817442359

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 1205gms, 256 pages. For more than two years, photojournalist Bill Bachman explored Australia's outback, the half-forgotten expanses that exist in reality as well as myth, returning with thousands of pictures and volumes of notes. Distilled through a filter of reflection and memory, this book is the rich and varied essence that remains, a celebration of the open road, the topography of faces, and that other ocean, the outback sky. Book is in very good ... View more info

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Great Aussie Pub Crawl, The

By: Baglin, Douglass; Austin, Yvonne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST97

ISBN: 0867770376

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 860g, 127pgs, photographs on endpapers. Presents a smorgasbord of Australian pubs, including the old, the new, the quaint, the grand, the ugly, the beautiful, the bizarre, and the commonplace. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders

By: Baglin, Douglass; Mullins, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1983

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: HISAUS270

ISBN: 0701817313

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Fourth Impression, 700gms, 144 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Historic Australia: The Seekers, the Settlers and the Builders is a plea for their preservation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined post... View more info

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Australian Churches

By: Baglin, Douglass; Thiering, Barry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith P/L: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST115

ISBN: 0725405228

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 782g, 128pgs, maps on endpapers. Australia's churches have always played a vital part in the spiritual direction the country has taken since the days of the First Settlement at Sydney Cove. Here is a collection of lavish photographs and stories of some. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cycling Outback Australia: Ecotouring Travel Guide - Cairns, Darwin, Perth

By: Bagnall, Craig; and Brown, Nikki

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Nikki Brown & Greenwheel Australia (Craig Bagnall): 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS31

ISBN: 0975021907

Condition: Good


Ringbound softcover, first edition, 412gms, 256pages. Features include: over 50 National Parks; flora and fauna found in each region; choose your own adventure format; off the highway and sealed road options; details for camping, attractions, food, water etc. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australia, A

By: Barnard, Marjorie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Ltd: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS53

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards, dust jacket missing, reprint, 1060gms, 710 pages, decorated endpapers. Contents includes: discover; beginnings; Macquarie; the Pastoral age; colonization; gold; land; the nineties; the dark people; Federation; war; depression; and much more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Book is ex-library and displays th... View more info

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Times Past in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter

By: Barney, Norm

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Australia, Newcastle Newspapers Pty Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS903

ISBN: 0958742502

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 540g, 103pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Back of cover shows some mild soiling and there is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sunlit Land, The: Wanderings in Queensland

By: Barrett, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS62

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards no dust jacket, First Edition, 500gms, 306 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, previous owner's name on front endpaper. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and some fading to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined posta... View more info

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Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Australian History, The

By: Bassett, Jan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001117

ISBN: 0195532430

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1140gms, 304 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some light fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bit About the Bush, A: Forests and Forestry in New South Wales

By: Baur, George N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NSW, Australia, Forestry Commission of New South Wales: 1972

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: NATPLA32

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 372gms, 87 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discoloration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with light creasing, chipping a few small to medium tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Too Long in the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS900

ISBN: 0851792235

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 186g, 202pgs. This is the story of how Len Beadell made the first road ever to cross Central Australia from east to west. On the way he laid out Giles Met. Station and built the aerodrome there, then went on to skirt the dreaded Gibson Desert. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". Book is in good condition with mild general wear and te... View more info

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Blast the Bush

By: Beadell, Len

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS901

ISBN: 0851794157

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 210g, 212pgs. An entertaining and characteristic account of the search for and preparation of a site for the explosion of the first atomic bomb in Australia. Book is signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads "To Joan & Bill, Best wishes from the author, Len Beadell, Mar 77". Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info