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Country Australia: The Land and the People

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST176

ISBN: 0864380526

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1735g, 416pgs, coloured endpapers. A comprehensive guide to country Australia, detailing its history, environment, special features, and including an alphabetised glossary of common terms and practices. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Country Australia: The Land and the People

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST113

ISBN: 0864380526

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1735g, 416pgs, coloured endpapers. A comprehensive guide to country Australia, detailing its history, environment, special features, and including an alphabetised glossary of common terms and practices. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Country Australia: The Land and the People

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Readers' Digest: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST190

ISBN: 0864380526

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1735g, 416pgs, green endpapers. A comprehensive guide to country Australia, detailing its history, environment, special features, and including an alphabetised glossary of common terms and practices. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Rural Affair, A

By: Alliott, Catherine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Group: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC558

ISBN: 0718156420

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 610gms, 452 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Before Night Falls: A Memoir

By: Arenas, Reinaldo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Serpent's Tail: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOSA2

ISBN: 1852428082

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint edition, 256g, 317pgs. This shocking memoir by Cuban writer, Reinaldo Arenas, is a book about sexual, political and artistic freedom. Arena recounts his childhood in poverty-stricken rural Cuba to his death in New York 4 decades later. He tells of his time as a young rebel fighting for revolution, through his suppression as a writer, his imprisonment and torture and his eventual flight from Cuba. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS169

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Making a Nest In the Hills

By: Barrow, Joy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Otford, NSW, Australia, Otford Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS170

ISBN: 1876928514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue/purple boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 600gms, 136 pages, illustrated endpapers. Joy Barrow changed lifestyle from international film producer to a hands-on farmer in a small Mudgee village. Owning a vineyard is an experience of extremes fromecstatic highs to the depths of despair. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, 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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Hour Before Daylight, An: Memoies of a Rural Boyhood

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Touchstone: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA59

ISBN: 0743211995

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 375gms, 284 pages. In An Hour Before Daylight, Jimmy Carter recreates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed it and the country. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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My Brother-But-One

By: Clark, T. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, Australia, Harlequin Mira: 2013

Edition: First Australian Paperback Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC7950

ISBN: 174356466X

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first Australian paperback edition, 560gms, 409 pages. An epic saga exploring the violence and traditions of rural Africa. 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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Marking the Land: A Collection of Australian Bush Wisdom & Humour

By: Dibble, Brian; and Evans, Jim (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crawley, WA, Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AUST148

ISBN: 1920694463

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 522pp, 98gms, blue endpapers. Much wisdom and many a laugh can be found in this colourful collection of Australian sayings. They are full of laconic humour, practical good sense and understatement of the everyday speech of country people, who are accustomed to extremes of weather, markets, distance - and luck. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with light scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wildflower Hill

By: Freeman, Kimberley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC7902

ISBN: 0733623751

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 550gms, 389 pages. From the class divisions of depression-era Glasgow, to the rolling pastures of a rural Tasmanian sheep farm. An unforgettable story of passion, love, secrets and loss. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Years Off My Life: The Memoirs of General of the Soviet Army

By: Gorbatov, A.V

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Constable and Company Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Translated Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO54

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Translated Edition, 400gms, 222 pages, blank endpapers. Gorbatov's account of his childhood and youth is as fascinating about life in rural Russia at that time as it is intriguing in the portrait it reveals. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, staining to page edges. Dust jacket is in poor condition with heavy shelf wear, several tears to the jacket most longer than 3 inches, with sections missing. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Pur... View more info

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Geoffrey Grigson's Countryside: The Classic Companion to Rural Britain

By: Grigson, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 1982

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: TRAUK20

ISBN: 0852232233

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first impression of this edition, 1100gms, 263 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book is a unique alphabetical source book for all those who are fascinated by their natural surroundings and by their heritage. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discoloration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Far From the Madding Crowd

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Group: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC846

ISBN: 01401431268

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 244gms, 494 pages. This book has Hardy's familiar themes of suffering and betrayal, the product of his intimate and first-hand knowledge of the attitudes, habits, inconsistencies and idiosyncrasies of rural men and women. The mainspring of the book centres around Bathsheba Everdene and her three suitors. 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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Tie That Binds, The

By: Haruf, Kent

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Picador: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC7776

ISBN: 0330490451

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 178gms, 246 pages. This book is a powerful tribute to the arduous demands of rural America, and to the tenacity of the human spirit. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows remainder mark to the bottom of page edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Station Country: Back-Country Life in New Zealand

By: Holden, Philip

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Avondale, Auckland, NZ, Hodder & Stoughton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC26

ISBN: 0340588489

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1045gms, 191pgs, blank endpapers, landscape format. Popular rural chronicler Philip Holden explores the heart of New Zealand that tells of keen enterprise, frustration, loneliness, comradeship, tragedy, titanic endeavour, and indomitable spirit. 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 minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Memories of Gascony: Recipes and Reminiscences from the Internationally Acclaimed chef-proprietor at London's La Tante Claire

By: Koffmann, Pierre; Shaw, Timothy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, England, Pyramid Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO6

ISBN: 1855100282

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,325gms, 256 pages, maroon coloured endpapers. Memories of Gascony centres on the Oratoire, the farmhouse of Pierre Koffmann's grandparents Marcel and Camille Cadeillan, situated in the village of Saint Puy in the heart of rural Gascony in the department of the Gers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some minor staining to bottom of pages and boards towards the back. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, mild staining to dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached p... View more info

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Hooked: Fly-Fishing Through Russia

By: Montaigne, Fen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAEUR303

ISBN: 0297818929

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 646gms, 275 pages, map endpapers. Fen Montaigne, an American journalist, and ex-Moscow correspondent, decided to fly-fish right across Russia. This is the story of his trip which also illuminates the poverty, hardship and lawlessness that existed in rural Russia in the 1990s. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, scuffing and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Voices of the Bush: Country Australia on ABC Radio

By: Ross, John (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000538

ISBN: 0733309313

Condition: Very Good


Gloosy pictorial softcover, first edition, 752gms, 284 pages. This book provides interviews with scores of country people - authentic voices straight into the ABC microphones. This book is about the people of the bush, from past times to today. It takes the essence of ABC Rural Radio to all of Australia. Book is in very good condition with very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info