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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

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Great Aussie Yarns

By: Fahey, Warren; and Lalor, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST122

ISBN: 0732285097

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 648gms, 432 pages. In this book, two authors who are authorities on subjects close to the Australian heart bring together yarns of the kind that have tickled the Aussie fancy for generations. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is some minor soiling to the top of page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Louth Park Mob, The: Memories Come Flooding Back

By: Fairleigh, Mick; and Doherty, Paul

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS556

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 108pp, weighs 414 gms. A written and pictorial history of Louth Park, Maitland. Includes almost 200 black and white photographs. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very minor general wear. There is a small mark on the front cover from where a sticker has been removed otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian War Diary: Australian Armed Forces In a Changing World - 1870-2010

By: Fisher, Victoria (ed)

Price: $18.00  $14.40

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2011

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS905

ISBN: 1742752357

Condition: Very


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, second edition, revised, 1208gms, 303 pages, coloured endpapers. This riveting book reflects a rich and unique view of Australian history. Illustrated with over 350 photographs and illustrations from publications of the time, the Australian War Diary will you back to the past to remind you that although war frequently dominates the news, alongside it our everyday lives continue. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, ... View more info

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Amazing Facts About Australian Landforms (Steve Parish Discover & Learn About Australia #1)

By: Fox, Alan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: QLD, Australia, Steve Parish Publishing P/L:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISNAT38

ISBN: 1875932380

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 392gms, 80 pages. This is volume 1 in the Steve Parish Discover & Learn Collection. Clearly and simply written, and illustrated in brilliant colour with photographs, diagrams and maps, this collection is the perfect resource for a discovery approach to learning. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Of Birds & Billabongs

By: Fox, Allan

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISNAT26

ISBN: 0727018523

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first editions, 1230gms, 155 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This book captures the moods and fascinating variety of Australia's most important, and threatened, billabongs and wetlands systems. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket is in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Town of Murals, A: Kurri Kurri NSW

By: Franklin, Wendy (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Kurri Kurri, NSW, Towns With Heart Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS492

Condition: Very Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 254gms, 71 pages. This book looks at the country town of Kurri Kurri NSW and known as the town of murals. It features each of the town's murals and details the artwork and the artist who completed it. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Down From Barrenjoey: Sketch Impressions of the Peninsula

By: Gamble, Allan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Allan Gamble: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST81

ISBN: 0958768102

Condition: Good


Hardcover with khaki boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 624gms, pages not numbered, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and a few small tears to the top front and back corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Terra Australis Cognito: A History of the Hunter Valley in Poems

By: Goldman, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Raymond Terrace, NSW, Coole Park Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE26

ISBN: 0959037004

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 100g, 52pgs. A collection of poems, themed on the history of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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It's All About Australia Mate

By: Gregory, Denis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Titirangi, New Zealand, Exisle Publishing Limited: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST34

ISBN: 090898829X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, Reprint, 400gms, 176pages. This is a loving observation and explanation of the nation and the national character. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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City of Light: A History of Perth Sinces the 1950s

By: Gregory, Jenny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perth, WA, Australia, City of Perth: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS103

ISBN: 0959463240

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 1375gms, 403 pages. In exploring the city's past, City of Light makes an important contribution to our understanding of the modern Australian urban experience. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of Perth. Book is in 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. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Government House, Sydney

By: Griffin, Robert; and Toy, Ann

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS603

ISBN: 0949753777

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 48 pages. This book provides a pictorial and written history of Government House, Sydney. It includes a guide to the gardens and grounds and a room by room overview of the house. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page from a previous owner. Back cover and back few pages show small stain, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hungry Heart, The: A Compelling Account of Life in One of the Most Scattered and Isolated Populations on the Face of the Earth

By: Griffiths, Max

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000889

ISBN: 0864174861

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 566gms, 176 pages. Max Griffiths worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985 and as such was witness to changes in the outback due to a massive increase in mining activity and to the sadly belated exposure of the shocking conditions under which ABoriginal people were living and dying. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some minimal chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST78

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST75

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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"Banjo" Paterson's High Country

By: Hall, Tim

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Cornstalk Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST61

ISBN: 0207157545

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pale green boards and pictorial dust jacket, Reprint, 750gms, 136 pages, pale green coloured endpapers. Trisha Dixon and Timothy Hall have taken the spirit of Paterson's ballad and retraced the steps of The Man from Snowy River and the strange, treeless plains of the Monaro. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration in spots. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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"Banjo" Paterson's High Country

By: Hall, Tim

Price: $24.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: AUST16

ISBN: 0207157545

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pale blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 750gms, 136 pages, pale blue coloured endpapers. Trisha Dixon and Timothy Hall have taken the spirit of Paterson's ballad and retraced the steps of The Man from Snowy River and the strange, treeless plains of the Monaro. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before

By: Hardy-Rix, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Law Printer: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU63

ISBN: 0724184465

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Growing Up in the Outback

By: Hawker, Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Rigby Publishers Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS282

ISBN: 0727003798

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint, 154g, 163pgs. Abounding in humour and understanding, this delightful vignette recaptures the outback life of an earlier era. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info