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Australian Heroes and Adventurers

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Walter Scott: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS353

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with green boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 275gms, 151 pages, blank endpapers. This book is the first in a series published by the publishers which illustrates life and the adventure in the Australian Colonies and the Islands of the Pacific. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, damage to binding with some pages beginning to come loose, large pen inscription to previous owner on inside front page,. Boards are heavily scuffed particularly at edges and corners where some of the cloth has worn through, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached pic... View more info

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Bush Ballads from the Southern Highlands (Vol. II)

By: Batlow Bush Ballad Boys

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tumut, Australia, Not Stated:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: POE129

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, edition not stated, 38g, 32pgs. A collection of bush ballads, including a selection relating to the Tumut district and depicting life of our pioneers at the turn of the century. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from the previous owner on the inside front page. There is a light sticker mark on the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: Inspiring Stories from Rural Australia

By: Carroll, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST197

ISBN: 1864366850

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 378gms, 205 pages. This book shows the lives of today's pioneers, whose achievements have, until now, eluded public recognition. Their stories, rich in courage, humour, warmth and sometimes tragedy, offer a special view of a fortunate nation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australians On the Road: Over 80 Years of Motoring in Australia

By: Davis, Pedr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUT13

ISBN: 0727010654

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1000g, 232 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the enthralling story of the men, women and machines that helped put Australia on wheels. It covers all aspects of Australia's motoring history with stories of pioneers, adventurers, daredevil drivers, and optimistic manufacturers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs... View more info

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Shadows of Our Dreaming: A Celebration of Early Australia

By: Fairbairn, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST171

ISBN: 0207145482

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 250 pages, orange endpapers. This book is a collection of poetry, family history and Aboriginal references by Anne Fairbairn, whose forebears were pioneers of Australia and friends to the Aboriginal people. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear/chipping and some mild fading to the edges and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Men Who Measured the Universe, The

By: Gribbin, John and Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Icon Books Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: SCISPA50

ISBN: 1840465360

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 166gms, 134 pages. This book tells of the handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe. It is a story that reveals our curious fascination with the night sky, and the hard work, perseverance and spirit of those who sought through their observations to unlocks its secrets. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Century of Flight, A

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Brian Trodd Publishing House Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015

ISBN: 1853610011

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, DJ with Royal Blue Boards, hundreds of b&w/colour photographs, 253pp excl. index, weighs 1.6kg. Contents includes: Introduction; The Visionaries; The Pioneers; The Knights Take to the Air; The Trail Blazers; A Gathering of Eagles; The War Machines; Come Fly with Me; The Executive Jet Set; Tails of Yesteryear; Full Circle; and Index. This is an excellent copy, good tight binding, DJ in next to new condition with only very very minor shelf wear, pages unmarked with only faint age spotting on edges. View more info

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Aviation's Magnificent Gamblers

By: Gwynn- Jones, Terry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dee Why, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAIR7

ISBN: 0701814764

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 650gms, 128 pages, illustrated pictorial photographic endpapers. Aviation's Magnificent Gamblers is a collection of eminently readable stories about some of flying's best known pioneers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, minor discolouration/spotting to some pages. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, 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 l... View more info

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Pioneers, The - The Old West - Time-Life Series

By: Horn, Huston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Time-Life Books: 1979

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA37

Condition: Very Good


Blind stamped brown leatherette book w/color pastedown, fourth printing, 240pp, weighs 988gms. This book is part of a series published by Time-Life books about the Old West of America. Accompanied by many black and white photographs, illustrations and maps this particular book focuses on The Pioneers. Book is in very good condition with minor general age related wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Flynn of the Inland

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1983

Edition: Australian Classics Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS375

ISBN: 0207147035

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, Australian Classics edition, 600gms, 244 pages, blank endpapers. This is the gripping story of one of Australia's greatest pioneers, John Flynn who founded the Royal Flying Doctors Service. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and scuffing. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with minor shelf wear and moderate sun fading, plu... View more info

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Empire Builders, The (Book #9 of The Australians Series)

By: Long, William Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Doubleday Australia Pty Limited: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC724

ISBN: 0868243094

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 622gms, 440 pages. This is the ninth title in William Stuart Long's magnificent series, The Australians. It continues the story of the pioneers who carved out a life for themselves in the newly-formed colonies of Australia and New Zealand. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, scuffing and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Empire Builders, The (Book #9 of The Australians Series)

By: Long, William Stuart

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Doubleday Australia Pty Limited: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC406

ISBN: 0868243094

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 622gms, 440 pages. This is the ninth title in William Stuart Long's magnificent series, The Australians. It continues the story of the pioneers who carved out a life for themselves in the newly-formed colonies of Australia and New Zealand. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Pages show some mild water damage. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Colonists, The (Book #6 of The Australians Series)

By: Long, William Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Doubleday Australia Pty Limited: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC725

ISBN: 0868241385

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 652gms, 447 pages, orange endpapers. This is the sixth title in William Stuart Long's magnificent series, The Australians. It continues the story of the pioneers who carved out a life for themselves in the newly-formed colonies of Australia and New Zealand. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, scuffing and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Patriots, The (Book #8 of The Australians Series)

By: Long, William Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lane Cove, Australia, Doubleday Australia Pty Limited: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: AUSFIC726

ISBN: 0868242314

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 646gms, 414 pages, orange endpapers. This is the eighth title in William Stuart Long's magnificent series, The Australians. It continues the story of the pioneers who carved out a life for themselves in the newly-formed colonies of Australia and New Zealand. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, scuf... View more info

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Illustrated History of Aircraft, An

By: Mondey, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Gladesville, Australia, Golden Press Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000011

ISBN: 0855588659

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, No DJ, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 61 pp, color and B&W illustrations. Contents includes: The History of Flight; Man Becomes Airborne; Pioneers of Powered Flight; The First War in the Air; The Conquest of the Globe; The New Airborne Armies; World War in the Air; Keeping the Balance of Power; and Universal Transport. Very good tight copy with unmarked pages, minor shelf wear and a tight binding. View more info

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Million Valleys, A

By: Wright, Jo

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bankstown, NSW, Joe L. E. Wright: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUSFIC69

ISBN: 187538121X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 408g, 224pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info