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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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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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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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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 building, and of modern derring-do. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolourati... 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. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, inside flaps are slightly curled, bent and creased, dust jacket is pric... View more info

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Southwest Pacific to 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC13

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1225gms, 558 pages plus index. From the earliest explorations to the triumphant federation of Australia - the men and the events that pioneered the latest advance of Western civilization. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Atta... View more info

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Southwest Pacific Since 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC14

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1555gms, 759 pages plus index. A vigorous narrative of the spread of Western civilization to the lands down under. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money ... 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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Thunderwith

By: Hathorn, Libby

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia Pty Limited: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FICYA192

ISBN: 0733611648

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 162gms, 219 pages. An award winning modern Australian classic. A good solid copy with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lost Anzacs: The Story of Two Brothers

By: Kerr, Greg

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARONE2

ISBN: 0195540174

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint, 898gms, 256 pages, illustrated endpapers. Greg Kerr has written a moving account of two Anzac stories. Throughout the book are countless vignettes of heroism and futility, casting a new light on this most remarkable episode in modern Australian history. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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Jacaranda Vines

By: McKinley, Tamara

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday Book Clubs: 2001

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC209

ISBN: 1876590483

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, book club edition, 446gms, 406 pages. From the Sussex Downs in the 1830s to modern day Australia, this novel traces the lives of several generations of one unforgettable family. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Backtrack: Australia's Twentieth Century

By: Miller, Glen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, New Holland Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS251

ISBN: 1864366087

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, First Edition, 725gms, 248 pages. Backtrack- Australian's Twentieth Century presents a brief, yet evocative, survey of the world's major and lesser know events of the last 100 years. Book is in very 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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Childless World, A: An Intimate and Honest Account of Infertility

By: Morse, Hans

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited: 2001

Edition: Uncorrected Proof Copy

Seller ID: HEA21

ISBN: 0330362836

Condition: Good


Paperback, Uncorrected Proof Copy, 125gms, 157 pages. A Childless World is a truly modern story of one couple's quest to conceive a child. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild 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 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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Australia's Heritage Sketchbook

By: Norris, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST60

ISBN: 1863022988

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint of new edition, 1495gms, 361 pages, red endpapers. This book features sketches, accompanied by informative text, of early Australian buildings in the Regency, Georgian, Victorian and modern styles. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting 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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Australia's Heritage Sketchbook

By: Norris, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Weldon Publishing: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST57

ISBN: 0701813490

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint of new edition, 1495gms, 361 pages, red endpapers. This book features sketches, accompanied by informative text, of early Australian buildings in the Regency, Georgian, Victorian and modern styles. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting 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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Araluen

By: Nunn, Judy

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUSFIC334

ISBN: 0091840309

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 352gms, 619 pages. From the South Australian vineyards of the 1850s to mega-budget movie-making in modern-day New York, Araluen tells the story of one man's quest for wealth and position and its shattering effect on successding generations. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen marking on the inside title page. Cover shows light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Passion to Win, A

By: Redstone, Sumner; and Knobler, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Australia: 2001

Edition: First Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA132

ISBN: 0684862247

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first hardcover edition (a leatherbound first edition of the book was printed prior to this edition by The Easton Press), 612g, 322pgs. A titan of modern media, Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone reveals how he battled his way to become the head of one of the world's great media empires, and the richest man in entertainment. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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To Hell in a Handcart: A Rollercoaster Ride Through the Psyche of Modern Australia

By: Simmonds, Diana

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia Pty Limited: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST129

ISBN: 0733601029

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 238gms, 212 pages. Be amazed and amused, infuriated and exhilarated by this rollercoaster A to Z ride through the psyche of the Sunburnt Country. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking on the inside title page from the previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markingss. View more info