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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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200 Seasons of Australian Cricket

By: Hutchinson, Garrie; and Ross, John (eds)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Collingwood, VIC, Australia, Ken Fin Books: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: SPOCRI54

ISBN: 033036034

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial laminated boards, first thus, 2,500gms, 640pgs. This is the season by season story of Australian cricket, complete with all the stories, Test scores, player statistics and over a thousand pictures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs 2.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Greatest, The: The Players, the Moments, the Matches (1993-2008)

By: Knox, Malcolm

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Prahran, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI33

ISBN: 1740668251

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1170gms, 442pgs. This book revisits the magic age of Australian cricket between 1993 and 2008, conjuring the moments, major players and important influences through reconstructions of the greatest matches of the era. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and some light rubbing to golf leaf title, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Trumper: The Illustrated Biography (The Greatest Batsman of Cricket's Golden Age

By: Mallett, Ashley

Price: $17.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, The Macmillan Company of Australia: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI37

ISBN: 0333400887

Condition: Good


Hardcover with orange boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1130gms, 232pgs. This is the first comprehensive biography of Victor Trumper using original material from members of the Trumper family and friends, cricket archives, private and public collections as well as those who, as young boys, recall watching Trumper thrash the best bowlers in the world. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may inc... View more info

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That'd Be Right: A Fairly True History of Modern Australia

By: McInnes, William

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS312

ISBN: 0733622534

Condition: Good


Softcovers, reprint, 438gms, 310 pages. With humour and insight, McInnes casts his eye over the landmark moments in Australian sport and politics - and discovers that it can often be hard to distinguish the two. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear and some light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Newk: Life On and Off the Court

By: Newcombe, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS444

ISBN: 0732911559

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 438gms, 270 pages. This book is filled with gripping tennis drama, extraordinary stories from both on and off the court, deep insights into life, and above all humour and warmth. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Wartime: Official Magazine of The Australian War Memorial (Issue 33)

By: Nichols, Robert (ed)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Nuance Multimedia Australia P/L: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR102

Condition: Very Good


Magazine style binding, first edition, 225 gms, 73 pages. This is Issue 33 and includes stories on: Sport in a time of war; Sydney midget sub attack; trench warfare; and Canberra air crash. Magazine is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Don, The: A Biography (incorporating exclusive interviews with Sir Donald Bradman)

By: Perry, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ironbark: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAUS699

ISBN: 0330358707

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 936gms, 645 pages. Sir Donald Bradman is Australia's greatest sporting legend. What motivated him to break every cricket record and become the winner's winner? Who were his enemies, his finest adversaries? What was behind Bodyline, which was designed to destory him? Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very minor water damage. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the dedication page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Horses and Horsemen

By: Pollard, Jack (ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Jack Pollard Pty Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SPOHOR3

ISBN: 0909950792

Condition: Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 688gms, 385 pages. This book combines prose, poetry, and illustrations, to form a tribute to the horsemen and their horses that have shaped Australia. 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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Australian Homebuilt Aircraft

By: Rogers, F. D (prepared by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metone, Australia, Sport Aircraft Association of Australia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAIR17

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 25gms, 22 pages. This booklet has been written primarily to introduce to you, the average Australian, the fact that you can, if you so desire, build and fly your own aeroplane. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're 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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Penguin Book of Australian Sporting Anecdotes, The: Stories, Quotes and Gossop From All Your Favourite Sports

By: Smart, Richard (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPO15

ISBN: 0143004093

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 498g, 501pgs. In this book, eight of Australia's greatest sports writers offer insights into ten of our favourite sports including: AFL, Athletics, Boxing, Cricket, Golf, Horse Racing, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Swimming, and Tennis. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Discover Australia: Fishing

By: Starling, Steve (ed)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOFIS4

ISBN: 0091836190

Condition: Good


Softcover with clear plastic dust jacket, first edition, 1305gms, 416 pages. This book provides a guide to catching over 80 species of Australian fish. It includes what you need to know about fishing rules and regulations as well as touring maps, dream trip destinations and day trip locations. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Front couple of pages show some very minor water damage. Clear 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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Unbeatable Sydney: The Complete Olympics Record - The Game, The City, The Stats

By: The Australian

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, The Australian: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPO27

ISBN: 0732265819

Condition: Good


Softcover with flaps, first edition, 390gms, 255pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Cricket's Biggest Mystery: The Ashes

By: Willis, Ronald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1982

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI31

ISBN: 0727017683

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 540gms, 159pgs, illustrated endpapers. This is a fascinating and well-researched account of the origin of the Ashes and details the personalities involved in the foundation of this great tradition. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info