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Elements of the Aborigine Tradition, The

By: Cowan, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books Limited: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000209

ISBN: 1852303093

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with pictorial cover, first edition, 166gms, 138 pages. This book explains the elements of the aboriginal tradition including: the world of the sky heroes and how the land was formed by mythic creatures from the Dreaming; their secret rites and rituals and ideas of reincarnation; how their stories, fables and myths sustain the belief in the metaphysical basis of the human spirit; and how they represent the conscience of all mankind, offering us today a parable for survival. A good solid copy with no spinal damage and of good reading quality. The book displays some general wear... View more info

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Learn to Surf Locality Guides: Bondi

By: Crago, Anna (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia Square, NSW, Messenger Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOAQU7

ISBN: 0980511208

Condition: Good


Soft cover, first edition, 522g, 315pgs. Includes local surf intel on beach breaks and rules, and a guide to what's hot in Bondi...where to eat, sleep, party and shop. Book is in 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 we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Sand Between the Toes: A Pigeon House Panorama

By: Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ulladulla, Australia, Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS531

ISBN: 0646193945

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 276gms, 160 pages. This book is a compilation of intriguing tales and interesting facts about the beauty and history of the Shoalhaven and beyond told by the Creative Writers of Milton-Ulladulla. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription on the inside title page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Christmas, The

By: Cusack, Frank

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Collectors Treasury: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC35

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with white boards and pictorial dust jacket, Reprint, 375gms, 220 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. The Australian Christmas is a selection of writing into which the reader can dip at random and find something interesting, surprising, or entertaining- a literary Christmas Stocking. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and has been covered in clear contact and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Islands of Sydney Harbour, The

By: Davies, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger P/L: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS564

ISBN: 0868061883

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 85pp, weighs 396gms. This book traces the history of the Sydney Harbour Islands and their fascinating development, but also provides detailed information on how the public may rediscover an intriguing part of Sydney's convict, colonial and maritime history. 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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Day Before Yesterday, A: Good Old Sydney Town

By: Davis, Abe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Abe Davis: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000607

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 290gms, 138 pages. Intimate records of a changing city from the turn of the century. Includes numerous black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Small pen inscription from previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pulse of the Nation: A Portrait of Australia

By: Day, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST46

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,050gms, 277 pages, orange coloured endpapers. Mark Day sets out to explore his land and distil the essence of what it means to be Australia- who we are, where we're from, and where we're gong in the 21st century. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Last Frontier, The: Australia Wide

By: Dell'oso, Anna-Maria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Willoughby, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: AUST42

ISBN: 0947116419

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1750gms, 189 pages, pictorial endpaper, signed by Ken Duncan on title page. Ken Duncan spent five years travelling remote and familiar parts of Australia to take the extraordinary photographs of this collection. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light spotting to some pages. Inscription from Ken Duncan reads "To Harry and Wendy, with God's blessings, Ken Duncan '90. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Books weighs over 1.5kg an... View more info

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Last Frontier, The: Australia Wide

By: Dell'oso, Anna-Maria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Willoughby, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST183

ISBN: 0947116419

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1750gms, 189 pgs, pictorial endpaper, signed by Ken Duncan on title page. Ken Duncan spent five years travelling remote and familiar parts of Australia to take the extraordinary photographs of this collection. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light spotting to some pages. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Books weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Last Frontier, The: Australia Wide

By: Dell'oso, Anna-Maria

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McMahons Point, NSW, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST184

ISBN: 0947116419

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1750gms, 189 pages, pictorial endpaper. Ken Duncan spent five years travelling remote and familiar parts of Australia to take the extraordinary photographs of this collection. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting to some pages. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and a few small nicks and tears. Dust jacket shows some mild sun fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Books weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Marking the Land: A Collection of Australian Bush Wisdom & Humour

By: Dibble, Brian; and Evans, Jim (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crawley, WA, Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST148

ISBN: 1920694463

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 522pp, 98gms, blue endpapers. Much wisdom and many a laugh can be found in this colourful collection of Australian sayings. They are full of laconic humour, practical good sense and understatement of the everyday speech of country people, who are accustomed to extremes of weather, markets, distance - and luck. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with light scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Exploring the Hunter Region: A Heritage Field Guide

By: Donald, J. K.; and Hungerford, M. E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS56

ISBN: 0949924962

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268g, 201pgs. This is a comprehensive guide to the Hunter Region paying special attention to places of historical, scenic and other tourist interest. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Exploring the Hunter Region: A Heritage Field Guide

By: Donald, J. K.; and Hungerford, M. E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS58

ISBN: 0949924962

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 268g, 201pgs. This is a comprehensive guide to the Hunter Region paying special attention to places of historical, scenic and other tourist interest. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Our Dora Creek Church Heritage: A House of Prayer For All People

By: Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dora Creek, NSW, Australia, Dora Creek Seventh-Day Adventist Church:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS448

Condition: Good


Soft folder with typed pages and clear plastic cover, first edition, 234gms, 36pgs. Folder and pages are in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Colours of Kangaroo Island: 100 Stories of the People and Places That Make Up Its History

By: Dudley Writers Group (compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia, Dudley Writers Group KI Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST152

ISBN: 0959936726

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 234gms, 135 pages. The 100 stories in this book are presented under a symbolic number, to indicate a good-sized collection. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ripples on the Wannon

By: Dunn, Stan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: VIC, Australia, Private Publication: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE45

ISBN: 095931301X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in landscape with pictorial covers, first edition, 126gms, 60 pages, signed by author on the title page. A small collection of bush poetry from Australian born, Stan Dunn. Book is in very good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Don Dunstan's Australia

By: Dunstan, Don; Featherstone, Julia

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST47

ISBN: 072700901X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 525gms, 96 pages, olive green coloured endpapers. Don Dunstan's book gives new insight into our own country and into the colourful and controversial character who is among the best-known modern Australians. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cardiff: Early Photographs

By: Edwards, Lorraine (compiled by)

Price: $70.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS637

ISBN: 09590815OX

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 278gms, 64 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Land Downunder, The

By: Egan, Ted

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Evergreen Media Pty Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST15

ISBN: 0975087509

Condition: Fine


Paperback, First Edition, 300gms, 240 pages. Ted Egan tells true stories of convicts, settlers, Aboriginals, drovers, soldiers, migrants- the men and women, black and white, who create the ethos of the Land Downunder. Book is in fine condition with no general wear and tear, not even a crease to read the book, no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Shearers Songbook, The: Faces of Australia Series

By: Egan, Ted (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, Australia, Greenhouse Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AUST161

ISBN: 0909104751

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 266 pages, weighs 79 gms, signed by the editor on the title page. This book presents thirteen songs and along with text and poetry builds a unique and dramatic story of Australia's shearers. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info