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Burke's Backyard: Information Guide

By: Burke, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Hutchinson Australia: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GAR70

ISBN: 009169731X

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 600g, 303pgs. Contains hundreds of ideas and tips that you can use at home from one of Australia's best-loved gardening gurus, Don Burke. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock ... View more info

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Burke's Backyard: Volume 3

By: Burke, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House Australia: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GAR69

ISBN: 0091826454

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 656g, 341pgs. Contains hundreds of ideas and tips that you can use at home from one of Australia's best-loved gardening gurus, Don Burke. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock ... View more info

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In the Wild with Harry Butler - Part One

By: Butler, Harry

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: NATANI55

ISBN: 064297442X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial boards, not issued with dustjacket, first edition, 740gms, 128 pages, illustrated endpapers. Published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission in association with Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. Book is based on the ABC TV series and is profusely illustrated with hundreds of coloured wildlife photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and some page spotting throughout. Pictorial boards are in good condition with only mild... View more info

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Flying the Kite: Travels of an Australian Politician

By: Button, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS48

ISBN: 0091828724

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 214gms, 241 pages. Based on John Button's experiences as a travelling Australian politician in countries ranging from the USA to India, from Ireland to Scandinavia, and from China to Vietnam, he writes on topics as varied as the fundamental changes in the Australian economy in the 1980s and our ability to operate in the global marketplace. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, ... View more info

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Exploration of Australia, The: From First Sea Voyages to Satellite Discoveries

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS38

ISBN: 0864380364

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1460gms, 304 pages, orange endpapers. Contents includes: who really discovered the great south land; survival and the search for prosperity; daring expeditions claim an entire continent; explorers of the golden Eastern crescent; the conquest of Queensland; the lure of the unknown west and centre; courageous invaders of the hostile deserts; the age of scientific expeditions; and new technology revolutionises explor... View more info

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: Inspiring Stories from Rural Australia

By: Carroll, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST197

ISBN: 1864366850

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 378gms, 205 pages. This book shows the lives of today's pioneers, whose achievements have, until now, eluded public recognition. Their stories, rich in courage, humour, warmth and sometimes tragedy, offer a special view of a fortunate nation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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All Things Wild

By: Carter, Jeff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000706

ISBN: 0727002759

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 666gms, 151 pages, illustrated map endpapers. The yarns and myths of the outback are here intermingled with Jeff carter's personal observations and reflections of a lifetime of searching out 'All Things Wild' in Australia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the front endpaper and a small pencil insc... View more info

Stout Hearts and Leathery Hands

By: Carter, Jeff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS108

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 460gms, 181 pages, map endpapers. Here is a robust picture of an Australian which few people know. 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. Dust jacket is in fair condition. It show some sun fading, has been price clipped on inside flap at top and bottom, and has a large 1-in... View more info

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Road to Botany Bay, The: An Exploration of Landscape and History

By: Carter, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISAUS525

ISBN: 0394570359

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green and red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 728pp, weighs 384gms, white endpapers. This trail-blazing re-evaluation of the origins of Australia is a work of powerful imagination. Paul Carter takes insights from many disciplines - philosophy, city planning, sociology, linguistics, psychoanalysis, and art history - and brings them to bear in a deeply original way on the subjects of travel, exploration and settlement. Book is in good condition... View more info

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Australian Heritage

By: Christesen, C. B. (ed)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Croydon, VIC, Australia, Longmans of Australia Pty Limited: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS609

Condition: Good


Softcover, second edition, 308gms, 232 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Tiger's Eye: A Memoir

By: Clendinnen, Inga

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Text Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS253

ISBN: 1876485264

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 426g, 289pgs. A book about how illness challenges the self and how the disabling of the body can liberate the imagination. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), first edition, 686gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with o... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS417

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only ligh... View more info

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Reid's Mistake: The Story of Lake Macquarie From Its Discovery Until 1890

By: Clouten, Keith H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie Shire Council: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS418

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black/dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by William Dobell), reprint, 772gms, 288 pages, illustrated endpapers, incl. 9 plates and three maps. This book contains the first reliable and connected account of the early years of the Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only ligh... View more info

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Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000271

ISBN: 0207156662

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint (originally published as Scallywags of Sydney Cove), 219 pages, weighs 760 gms. In this book Frank Clune brings the convicts of Australia to life and captures the rigours of life in the penal settlements during the early years of Australia. Book includes many colour and black and white illustrations. This is a very good tight copy with minor age-related general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition w... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 2

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST51

ISBN: 0864493665

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 2 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 2

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST38

ISBN: 0864493665

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 2 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only l... View more info

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Tales From a Sunburnt Country: Volume 1

By: Cole, Lynn (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST178

ISBN: 0864493657

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover replicated on pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 192 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This is volume 1 in a 2 volume set. In these two volumes, editors have selected more than 35 of their favourite pictures and places and stories from the great deserts to the humid and bountiful tropical regions of Queensland and the Top End. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only l... View more info

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Australian Transport: An Illustrated History

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why, NSW, Australia, Paul Hamlyn P/L: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000737

ISBN: 0600071111

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 824gms, 159 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the story of Australia through the different eras and the different types of transport available. It includes over 200 beautiful pictures. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no ot... View more info

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Presenting Australia

By: Conlon, Dalys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST67

ISBN: 0867770503

Condition: Good


Laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, reprint, 1,700gms, 335 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Includes 402 colour plates and 62 historic engravings. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info