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Road to Hiroshima

By: Harrison, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO164

ISBN: 0727017918

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 644gms, 280 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is an autobiographical account of an Australian who fought against the Japanese in the desperate struggle to save Malaya. 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 mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australian Cricket, A

By: Harte, Chris; and Whimpress, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Andre Deutsch Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI28

ISBN: 0233051309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1375gms, 830pgs. This book covers the beginning of the Australian game in the early 19th century right up until the World Cup of 2003 and includes the Border years, the Taylor era and the time of the Waugh brothers. It also looks in-depth at the beginnings of World Series Cricket. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

History of Australian Cricket, A

By: Harte, Chris; and Whimpress, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Andre Deutsch Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI32

ISBN: 0233051309

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint, 1360gms, 830pgs. This book covers the beginning of the Australian game in the early 19th century right up until the World Cup of 2003 and includes the Border years, the Taylor era and the time of the Waugh brothers. It also looks in-depth at the beginnings of World Series Cricket. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Police and Old Clothes, The: Dr Rumble and Mr Heathcote's "Old Clothes"

By: Heathcote, Rev. Wyndham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, S C Ford: 1939

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS513

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled pamphlet, edition not stated, circa 1939, 28g, 14pgs. A scene from clerical life in Sydney - an attempt to suppress "old clothes". Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a stamp from a previous bookseller on the inside front page. Front page shows some soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bedside Book of Colonial Doings, The: A Marvellous Australasian Miscellany of Fascinating Events, Facts and Figures

By: Heaton, J. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: AUST188

ISBN: 0207147892

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 1070gms, 272 pages, red endpapers. This book is presented in a dictionary format and details colonial events and other facts and figures making it a source of amazing, arcane, amusing and detailed information regarding Australia's colonial history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book shows some fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Coral Island, A: The Story of One Tree Reef (The Australian Naturalist Library)

By: Heatwole, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Collins: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISNAT42

ISBN: 0002164426

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 544gms, 200 pages, blank endpapers, signed by author on title page. Australia's Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's most beautiful landmarks, but very little is known about the Reef's ecology. To redress this imbalance One Tree Island, a tiny dot at the southern tip of the Reef near the Tropic of Capricorn, was chosen for intensive study in 1965. This book is the exciting story of those long years of research. It tells how the island and reef came about and developed, how the plant and animal life arrived there, and how ... View more info

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Oradour-sur-Glane: The Tragedy - Hour By Hour - 10 June 1944 - The Executioners and the 1953 and 1983 Trials

By: Hebras, Robert (Survivor from Laudy's Barn)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Les Chemins De La Memoire et Robert Hebras: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO159

ISBN: 2847020063

Condition: Very Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 96gms, 36 pages. Robert Hebras was 19 when on the 10th June 1944, his life collapsed in nightmare. In a few short hours, he lost everything: his family, his possession, and every trace of his past. The SS had annihilated his village and only a few survivors bared witness to their diabolic plan. This is Robert's hour by hour account of what happened. 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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From Earlier Fleets: Hemisphere - An Aboriginal Anthology 1978

By: Henderson, Kenneth Russell (ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hemisphere: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO46

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 248gms, 96 pages. This is an anthology of articles that appeared in the Hemisphere publication. Book is in good conditition 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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Air War Against Germany & Italy 1939-1943 (Volume III): Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air)

By: Herington, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian War Memorial: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO198

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1305gms, 731 pages. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards/dj. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside back of the front board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Air Power Over Europe 1944-1945 (Volume IV): Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air)

By: Herington, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian War Memorial: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 974gms, 539 pages. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in clear protective plastic and stuck to boards/dj. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside back of the front board, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Better Health for Aborigines? Report of a National Seminar at Monash University

By: Hetzel, Basil S.; Dobbin, Malcolm; Lippmann, Lorna; and Eggleston, Elizabeth (eds)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABO40

ISBN: 0702208973

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 536gms, 283 pages. This book is the result of a national seminar on Aboriginal health in the 1970s. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The inside front endpaper shows a pen marking from the previous owner. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few very small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Spectacular Australia

By: Higgins, Geoff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Australia, Child & Henry Publishing Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUST168

ISBN: 0867772883

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket, first thus, 1270gms, no page numbers, photographic endpapers. This book celebrates the landscape, animals, towns, and cities of Australia in photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Boards have been covered in clear protective plastic, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Gold! The Fever That Forever Changed Australia

By: Hill, David

Price: $11.50

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS619

ISBN: 1741669251

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 716gms, 497 pages. David Hill relates the people and events of the incredible gold rushes of the mid to late 1800s in Australia using the diaries, journals, books, letters, official reports, parliamentary enquiries and newspaper articles of the time, along with his own master storyteller's skill of bringing the past to life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some mild creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS629

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows one very small tear to the bottom corner of the front flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS630

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, third edition, 612gms, 80 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1999

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS631

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised and enlarged edition, 692gms, 96 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 only light shelf wear. There are a few stampings from a previous owner on the inside front pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island Book, The

By: Hillier, R. S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Anson Publications: 1992

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS632

ISBN: 0959133200

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue/green boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised and enlarged edition, 692gms, 96 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book captures the atmosphere and unique character of Norfolk Island, from its early years as a penal colony, to the present day. 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 only light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some light chipping to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fact, Fiction and Fables of the Melbourne Cup (including How to Pick the Winner)

By: Hitchins, Max

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hitchins, Maxwell Reginald: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SPOHOR66

ISBN: 064624910X

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 220gms, 149 pages, signed by author on inside back of the front cover. This is a fun book that will give you a better chance of picking the winner and enthral, regale and entertain you with some wonderful stories about the legendary Melbourne Cup. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fact, Fiction and Fables of the Melbourne Cup (including How to Pick the Winner)

By: Hitchins, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hitchins, Maxwell Reginald: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOHOR67

ISBN: 064624910X

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first edition, 220gms, 149 pages. This is a fun book that will give you a better chance of picking the winner and enthral, regale and entertain you with some wonderful stories about the legendary Melbourne Cup. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Norfolk Island: An Outline of Its History 1774-1968

By: Hoare, Merval

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St Lucia, QLD, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS484

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 410gms, 173 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This book outlines the history of Norfolk Island covering almost 100 years between 1774 and 1968. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There are some very light pen markings to the page edges. There is a small semi-circle torn out of inside front endpaper. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping, creasing and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info