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North From Thursday

By: Cleary, Jon

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Collins: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000033

Condition: Fair to Good


This novel is set in New Guinea and pinpoints the life of a typical small outpost of civilisation, Kundavi, with its tiny population of Australians and Europeans. Over these people and their stoy tower the great mountains of this wild island, sinister in their silence and casting a shadow of impending disaster over the frail humans. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, boards are lightly scuffed on edges, dj is in fair condition with a number of small tears on the front & back, white rear of dj has been discoloured, pages show slight discolouration and spotting particularly on edge... View more info

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Somewhere in New Guinea

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC15

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and no dust jacket, First Edition, 575gms, 356 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This book attempts to tell the whole gold-story of New Guinea. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair to good condition with light shelf wear, scuffing and soiling, 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,... View more info

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Jacques Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC24

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Spine at dust jacket shows some mild fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC26

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket 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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Journey Into the Stone Age

By: Davies, David M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Travel Book Club: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISANT8

Condition: Good


Hardcover with tan/brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 324g, 190pgs, blank endpapers. David Davies is one of the first scientists to produce a detailed book on the highland region of New Guinea and the stone age men that inhabit the area. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been stuck to the boards. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear and shipping and one small 1/2 inch tear to the bottom front edge, otherwise no othe... View more info

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Opening of the World, The

By: Divine, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, William Collins, Sons & Company Limited: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS122

ISBN: 0002111691

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 996gms, 272 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This book provides a history of the great explorations and the actions of the great navigators that shaped the destinies of countless separate nations, peoples and races, whose new interdependence shaped the world and its trade as we know it today. Includes 160 black and white illustrations, and 32 pages of colour. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Bottom edges of pages show some soiling. Dust jacket in good co... View more info

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Kokoda

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO167

ISBN: 0733619622

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 812gms, 490 pages. The Kokoda Track is the symbol of World War II for Australians. Here, Peter Fitzsimons takes readers up the tortuous track and into battle with the young men who fought there so courageously. 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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New Guinea 1942-44

By: Hall, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Methuen Australia: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO18

ISBN: 0454003218

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 548gms, 224 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There are two medium sized pen inscriptions on the inside half-title page, from a previous owner. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Road Belong Cargo

By: Lawrence, Peter

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Manchester, England/ Carlton, Australia, University of Manchester Press/ Melbourne University Press: 1967

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: HISANT1

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Paperback Edition, 400gms, 293 pages. This book, which deals with Madong district of New Guinea, is one of the few full-scale studies of the practice and the only one to treat it in its historical context. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, damage to page edges at rear of book, previous owner's name also on first page, 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... View more info

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Essence of Kokoda, The

By: Lindsay, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prarhan, VIC, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO168

ISBN: 1740663144

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 370gms, 130 pages. In this remarkable and accessible account, bestselling author Patrick Lindsay captures the essential spirit of the Diggers of Kokoda. Featuring stunning images and interviews with survivors from both sides, this book provides a concise guide to the battles that saved a nation. Book is in fine condition. Boards and dust jacket are also in fine condition, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia in the War of 1939-1945: The Final Campaigns (Volume 7)

By: Long, Gavin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian War Memorial: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO63

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,025gms 667 pages, blank endpapers. This is Series one: Army; Volume: 7: The Final Campaigns. This seventh and final volume in the army series of the Australian official history describes the operations of the First Australian Army in 1944-1945 in Bougainville, New Britain and Australian New Guinea, where about 170,000 Japanese were isolated; and of the well-armed and well-supported 7th and 9th Divisions in Borneo in the last great Allied offensive of the war. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and ... View more info

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1939-1945 Australia Goes to War

By: Robertson, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW, Doubleday: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO99

ISBN: 0868241555

Condition: Good


Hard cover, reprint, 1055g, 224pgs. A concise account of Australia's contribution to the war effort, including many photographs from the AUstralian War Memorial. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info