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Western Australian Art: A Seleciton of Early Works from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection

By: Anderson, Roderick

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Perth, Australia, Heytesbury Holding Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART42

ISBN: 0949389013

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 325gms, 80 pages. This is a collection of early artworks that are in Robert Holmes a Court's private collection. Book is in good condition with very mild general wear and tear, the glue on front cover has lost its hold on the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Australia, Modern Publishing Group: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC78

ISBN: 1875481125

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, reprint, 252gms, 362 pages. Complete and unabridged. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Another World

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC322

ISBN: 0670877166

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 322gms, 277 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting thoughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Opal and How to Work It

By: Barnett, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: East Malvern, VIC, Australia, Gemcraft Publications Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCIGEO5

ISBN: 0909223122

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 92gms, 60pgs. Contents includes: modern history of opal; the opal fields; types of opal; mining methods; cutting equipment; cutting seam opal; the making of opal doublets and triplets; carving and novelties; and valuing opal. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Wraps show some creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bases of Psychological Methods

By: Barratt, P. E. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milton, Australia, John Wiley & Sons: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PSY34

ISBN: 0471054062

Condition: Good


Softcover, Reprint, 350gms, 178 pages. Modern Psychology is committed to the investigative methods of natural science in that it requires the application of experimental and other observational procedures to the explanation of events that can be seen occurring about us. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, some light scuffing to the cover, previous bookseller's sticker on back cover, otherwise no other... View more info

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Spin Me A Spinner: Behind the Scenes in the 1962/63 Test Series

By: Benaud, Richie

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOCRI5

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 100gms, 160 pages. He is (was) as large as life, as his first book, Richie Benaud's book reveals the true spirit of the game, devoid of modern sensationalism and axe-grinding. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, 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 th... View more info

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Short History of the 20th Century, A

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS94

ISBN: 0143006142

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 612gms, 560 pages. This book from celebrated historian Geoffrey Blainey takes us on an incredible global journey through a tempestuous hundred years. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Porcelain Art in Australia Today

By: Bradford, Tricia (Ed)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART48

ISBN: 0949924768

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 600gms, 104 pages, orange coloured endpapers. This book is book 1 in a series of books depicting the art of painting on porcelain today. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no ... View more info

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From Inquisition to Freedom: Seven Prominent Catholics and Their Struggle With the Vatican

By: Collins, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: East Roseville, Australia, Simon & Schuster Australia: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL284

ISBN: 0731810430

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 400gms, 253pgs. This book details the dramatic stories of 7 prominent Catholics who have recently undergone examination by the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF) - the modern inquisition. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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April Fool's Day: A Modern Love Story

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Kew, Australia, Mandarin: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS187

ISBN: 1863303359

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 380gms, 666 pages. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner in the inside front page. Book has been covered in clear protective contact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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April Fool's Day: A Modern Love Story

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS394

ISBN: 0140272933

Condition: Fair to Good


Paperback, reprint, 380gms, 666 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate to heavy general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Cover shows creasing and curling. There is also a stamp from a previous bookseller on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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April Fool's Day: A Modern Love Story

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Kew, Australia, Mandarin: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS180

ISBN: 1863303359

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 380gms, 666 pages. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Obedience or Choice: The Major Issues of the Modern World

By: Cowie, Russell

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Milton, Australia, The Jacaranda Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS110

ISBN: 070162065X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 994g, 532pgs. This book encourages students to interpret human motivation and to see historical events as human reactions to other events. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Cover shows some light discolouration and some bumping to corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Whalemen Adventurers

By: Dakin, William. John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson Publishers: 1938

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS185

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards, no dust jacket, Second Revised Edition, 775gms, 285 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Whalemen Adventurers is the story of whaling in Australian Waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times (1930s). Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration, crease to some pages, stains to several pages, previous owners name on front endpaper, covered in clear cont... View more info

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Questions of Travel

By: De Kretser, Michelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC261

ISBN: 1743317336

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 472gms, 517 pages. This book illuminates travel, work and modern dreams in a brilliant evocation of the way we live now. Winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved 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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Dead Men's Silver: The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipwreck Hunter

By: Edwards, Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS23

ISBN: 0732294509

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 602g, 408pgs. Brought up on tales of pirates and great treasure hunters, Hugh Edwards never expected to handle 'pieces of eight' himself. But on exciting day off the West Australian coast that is exactly what happened, when he and his team located treasure lost from the Dutch East Indiaman shipwreck the 'Vergulde Draeck'. This is the story of a lifetime of adventure - of dangerous seas, thrilling underwater locations, of pirate diplomacy and empire bu... View more info

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Four Modern Verse Plays: The Family Reunion; A Phoenix Too Frequent; Thomas Cranmer of Canterbury; and Happy as Larry

By: Eliot, T.S.; Fry, Christopher; Williams, Charles; and MacDonagh, Donagh

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PLA26

Condition: Fair


Softcover, reprint edition, 164gms, 269 pages. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, small stamp from previous bookseller on the inside front page, some light tearing to the external spine, 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... View more info

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Australians, The: From 1788 to Modern Times

By: Fisher, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Robert Hale Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS32

ISBN: 709101228

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 255 pages, blank endpapers. This book is a lively attempt to put Australia's chequered progress into perspective in preparation for the undeclared future of the world's last discovered continent. Book, although old, is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, mild page discoloration particularly to the endpapers and tops of the pages, some very mild staining to pages. D... View more info