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Crocodile: The Australian Story

By: Holden, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, Australia, Hodder & Stoughton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: NATANI202

ISBN: 0340584505

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 604g, 175pgs, green endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Corners of wraps are slighly curled. There is a medium sized texta mark on the inside front half-title page. There is a pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside back of the front half-title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Avondale: Experiment on the Dora

By: Hook, Milton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cooranbong, NSW, Australia, Avondale Academic Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS498

ISBN: 0959933743

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 680gms, 336 pages. In this book, Milton Hook takes the history of Avondale College from its earliest days through to its centenntial in 1997. 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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Australian Slanguage, The

By: Hornadge, Bill

Price: $9.50

Publisher: North Ryde, AUS, Methuen Australia: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST107

ISBN: 045401107

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint, 324g, 306pgs. An exploration of Australian English, a startling piece of social history that gives wonderful insights into the impish way Australians create new expressions. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover, and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bushman Who Laughed Again, The

By: Howcroft, Wilbur G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Richmond, VIC, Australia, Hutchinson of Australia: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST139

ISBN: 0091483905

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 256gms, 117 pages. This book is a miscellany of outback observations, yarns, anecdotes, fables, bush ballads and buffoonery, all with a distinct Australian flavour and disposition. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and mild fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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People of the Australian High Country

By: Hueneke, Klaus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Palmerston, Australia, Tabletop Press: 1997

Edition: Reprinted with Revisions

Seller ID: AUST3

ISBN: 0959084193

Condition: Good


Paperback, Reprinted as paperback with minor changes, 172gms, 383 pages. This book is based on nearly 100 interviews with stockmen, bullockies, housewives, graziers, skiers, hermits, dingo trappers, bushwalkers, scientists, saw millers and cave guides. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, writing from previous owner inside front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Flashbacks

By: Humphries, Barry; McDonald, Roger (text Written by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pymble, Australia, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST6

ISBN: 0732258251

Condition: Good


Softcover, First Edition, 675gms, 198 pages. Barry Humphries, one of Australia's sharpest social commentators, charts the evolution of Australian society from the fastidious fifties to the extravagant eighties in this light-hearted and insightful retrospective. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, is ex-library therefore has library stamps on some pages as well as stamps from being sold from the library, otherwise no other pre-loved markings... View more info

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Exploring the Blue Mountains: A Heritage Field Guide

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

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Seller ID: TRAAUS101

ISBN: 0949924172

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint with corrections, 262gms, 192 pages. This is a comprehenisve guide to the Blue Mountains paying special attention to places of historical, scenic and other tourist interest. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside half-title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lasseter's Last Ride: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 1)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS49

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 516gms, 251 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 1 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Happy days, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition wi... View more info

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Drums of Mer: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 6)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS47

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 522gms, 378 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 6 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheery years, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition ... View more info

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Madman's Island: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 12)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS46

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 508gms, 253 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 12 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheerio and good luck, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good ... View more info

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Yellow Joss and Other Tales, The: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 7)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1938

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS45

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 510gms, 266 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 7 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Wishing you the best, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good co... View more info

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Flynn of the Inland: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 2)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS42

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 488gms, 306 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 2 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Jolly good times, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair condit... View more info

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Glorious Years, The (Of Australia Fair From the Birth of the Bulletin to Versailles)

By: Inson, Graeme; and Ward, Russel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milton, QLD, Australia, Jacaranda Press Pty Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS642

ISBN: 0701604204

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and gold stamping in black/dark blue pictorial slip case, first edition, 2.9kgs, 158 pages, illustrated endpapers, includes sleeved vinyl LP the book was issued with. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Slip case is in fair condition with a large tear to the top, though still well in tact, otherwise no other pre-loved... View more info

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Old Sydney Town: Heritage Park Somerbsy Guide

By: Irving Robert; and Chisholm, P.M. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Somersby, NSW, Australia, Old Sydney Town Pty Ltd: 1974

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS643

ISBN: 0869000241

Condition: Good


Stapled soft cover with front flap, edition not stated, 88gms, 32 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Old Sydney Town: Heritage Park Somerbsy Guide

By: Irving Robert; and Chisholm, P.M. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Somersby, NSW, Australia, Old Sydney Town Pty Ltd: 1974

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS644

ISBN: 0869000241

Condition: Good


Stapled soft cover with front flap, edition not stated, 88gms, 32 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Unity and Diversity: A National Conversation (The Barton Lectures)

By: Irving, Helen (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ESS4

ISBN: 0733310311

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 330gms, 256 pages. A thought provoking analysis of issues confronting Australia as it moves into the 21st century, the Barton Lectures make a significant contribution to the national conversation. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Living Relics of Australia (Volume 2)

By: Joffe, Mick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berowra Heights, NSW, Australia, Mick and Phyl Jofffe: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: AUST163

ISBN: 0957904908

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, limited edition numbered 2654 of 5000, signed by author on title page, 704gms, 128 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contains 25 of our greatest living characters. Each character is capture in a caricature by Mick Joffe and accomapanied by a short text piece about their life and achievements. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen inscription fro... View more info

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Kick the Tin

By: Kartinyeri, Doris

Price: $17.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australia, Spinifex Press Pty Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO35

ISBN: 1875559957

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 196gms, 140 pages. This is Doris Kartinyeri's life story as a member of the Stolen Generations who was placed in white homes as a virtual slave, struggled through relationships and suffered with bi-polar depression. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking on the inside title page from the previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Soundings: Lake Macquarie People

By: Kavanagh, Paul

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Speers Point, NSW, Australia, Lake Macquarie City Bicentennial Community Committee: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST169

ISBN: 0731644476

Condition: Good


Softcover (landscape format), first edition, 346gms, no page numbers. Photographs, stories and memories of Lake Macquarie collated to commemorate the bi-centennary.Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Front cover shows light curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bush Yarns of Yester Years

By: Keats, N. C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Point Clare, NSW, Author: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST91

ISBN: 0646170856

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 504g, 236pgs. A compilation of true bush stories, humorous sketches, poems and biographical reminiscences of early average bush characters who contributed so much to basic Australians. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info