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Chums Annual 1936-37

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, England, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000560

Condition: Good


Original cloth boards, first edition, 1780gms, 412 pages. This is a young boys annual that features book length stories and series, short and long stories, articles, verse and humour as well as many black and white illustrations. Book is in good condition for its age with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Original cloth is a little worn and rubbed around edges but is still in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Internal front hinge is partially loose, but all pages are still well in tact, otherwise no other pre-loved ma... View more info

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Bronze Swagman Book of Bush Verse, The ("The Year's First Branding Round" - 1981 Winning Verse)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: QLD, Australia, Winton Tourist Promotion Association: 1981

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: POE46

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, tenth edition, 200gms, 174 pages. Includes the 1981 Award Winning Poem - "The Year's First Branding Round". Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Collection of Australian Bush Verse, A

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Castle Hill, Australia, Peter Antill-Rose and Associates Pty Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE42

ISBN: 1862820341

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 722gms, 112 pages, blue endpapers. This collection of Australian bush verse bring to life the characters of the Australian bush through the poetry of Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, Adam Lindsay Gordon, and others. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Amis Anthology, The: A Personal Choice of English Verse

By: Amis, Kingsley (ed)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Arrow Books Limited: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: POE140

ISBN: 0099659506

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 322g, 360 pages. Here is Kingsley Amis's highly individual anthology of his favourite English verse from the 15th century to the present day. It includes work from Pope, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Graves, Auden and Larking as well as Amis's intriguing, provocative and opinionated notes. 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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Bluey One and Two: Original Bush Verse

By: Baker, Roz

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Australia, Roz Baker: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE96

ISBN: 0646457241

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, first printing, 62gms, 16 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other preloved markings. Signed by author on title page. View more info

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Everything I Know I Learned Over Tea

By: Barnes, Emily

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Harvest House Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO38

ISBN: 0736913904

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 240g, 48pgs. Steep yourself in the kindness and grace served at this beautiful table and celebrate the wonder of tea that is the spirit of tea. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, 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

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Gaia: Journey Into Vanishing Worlds

By: Berry, Mark (intro & verse)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Global Art in Action: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISNAT24

ISBN: 1891024159

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1855g, 144pgs, blank endpapers. This book takes us to the remote tropical rain forests of Madagascar, Brazil, South Africa, Peru, Hawaii, and Costa Rica with fashion photographer Paige Deponte and writer Mark Perry. Haunting, sometimes raw, imagery offers a compelling yet unsentimental portrait of these rare and beautiful ecosystems, and the environmental degradation brought about by human activity. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with... View more info

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Nine French Poets 1820 - 1880

By: Berthon, H. E.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: POE157

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red cloth boards, reprint, 414gms, 298 pages. Includes an introduction on the structure of french verse and explanatory notes on the included poems. Poets included are: Alphonse De Lamartine; Alfred De Vigny; Victor Hugo; Alfred De Musset; Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve; Theophile Gautier; Charles Baudelaire; Leconte De Lisle; and Paul Verlaine. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear protective pla... View more info

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Canterbury Tales, The

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, J. M. Dent: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC786

ISBN: 0460870270

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 444gms, 612 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related 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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Choice of Comic and Curious Verse, A

By: Cohen, J. M. (ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: POE102

ISBN: 014058529X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 306gms, 469 pages. This anthology includes the best of those three collections which first appeared with enormous success in the 1950s. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Inside front cover shows an owners bookplate and name sticker, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Ripples on the Wannon

By: Dunn, Stan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: VIC, Australia, Private Publication: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE45

ISBN: 095931301X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in landscape with pictorial covers, first edition, 126gms, 60 pages, signed by author on the title page. A small collection of bush poetry from Australian born, Stan Dunn. Book is in very good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings. 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 not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Collected Poems

By: Fairburn, A.R.D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Pegasus Press Limited: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000597

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and coloured dustjacket, reprint edition, 370gms, 220 pages. This collection of poetry by A.R.D. Fairburn is without doubt the most important book of verse to be published in New Zealand. Book is in good condition with age-related general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sydney Cove 1788-1810: Poems on the Early Convict Days and the Australian Aborigines

By: Knox, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Griffith, Australia, Area News: 1987

Edition: Commemorative Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE12

Condition: Good


Paperback, Commemorative Edition, 50gms, 52 pages. This book of verse appears on the eye of Australia's two-hundredth anniversary, at a time when our country is in many ways bewildered and suffering. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, book has some mild creases and stains to the front cover, signed by author, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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 ... View more info

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Folk Poems of the High Country and the Hearthside

By: Munro, Ron A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kincumber, Australia, Ron Munro:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: POE93

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, edition not stated, 80gms, 48 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Australian Verse Collection, The: From Sunlit Plains (Vol 1) and A Sunburnt Country (Vol 2)

By: Olds, Margaret (selected by)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Castle Hill, Australia, Lifetime Distributors: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE64

ISBN: 1864360240

Condition: Good


Hardcovers with laminated pictorial boards presented in cardboard slip case, two volume set, first edition, 362gms, 96 pages (48 pages/book). 'From Sunlit Plains' (#1) presents 14 Australian poems including The Ballad of the Drover, Old Botany Bay, and Bell-birds. 'A Sunburnt Country' presents 16 poems including My Country, The Man From Snowy River, and Where Dead Men Lie. Books are in good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards are also in good condition with only light shelf wear and some mild sun fading to the spine. Slip case is in good condition with moderate shelf... View more info

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Australian Bush Poets Association Inc. Fourth Annual, The

By: Selby, Ron (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: QLD, Australia, Australian Bush Poets Association: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE91

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, first edition, 66gms, 44 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some light soiling and markings, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Australian Visions: Nature, Heritage, Creation, Life

By: Simmons, A. G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Australia, Judy Simmons Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: POE139

ISBN: 0959294317

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 298g, 64 pages. This book presents outback Australia in verse and art. Wonderfully Australian poems by A. G. Simmons are accompanied by the paintings of James Egan. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Front cover shows some light curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Tall Tales Yarns & Verse: From Minmi & Beyond (Vol I)

By: Skelton, Bob (a.k.a. The Minmi Magster)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Skelton, Bob: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE5

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 122gms, 79 pages, signed by author on title page. Includes the award-winning "The Hexham Greys" as featured on Australia All Over. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Wraps show some mild fading and soiling, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info

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Tall Tales Yarns & Verse: From Minmi & Beyond (Vol II)

By: Skelton, Bob (a.k.a. The Minmi Magster)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Minmi, Australia, Liar Bird Enterprises: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: POE50

ISBN: 064629928X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 200gms, 102 pages, signed by author on inside back of front cover. Aussie bush humour in stories and verse, plus a fascinating glimpse of Old Minmi's colourful past. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info