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image of Nicolina's Story:  A Woman of the Land

Nicolina's Story: A Woman of the Land

by Nicolina, La Contadina with D.A. Davies

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2002
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781876677701
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$26.04

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Australia: BEA*MAR Productions. 2002. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Maps. 135 pages. The story of La Contadina Nicolina, born in Italy in 1930, who migrated to Australia in about 1947 to a life of gruelling farmwork and an arranged marriage. Her story shows a woman who embodies… Read more
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The Life Of Katherine Mansfield

by Alpers, Anthony

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1980
Condition
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780670428052
Item Price
$16.37

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New York: The Viking Press. 1980. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxvi, 466. . 2nd Printing. Hardback.
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The Tactless Philosopher Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-98)

by Hoare, Mic

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1976
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780725601218
Item Price
$26.04

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Melbourne: The Haworth Press. 1976. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. x, 419 pages. The natualist who accompanied Captain James Cook on his second voyage. Robust, professional packaging and tracking… Read more
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image of Joseph Banks A Life

Joseph Banks A Life

by O'Brian, Patrick

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1987
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780002173506
Item Price
$29.76

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London: Collins Harvill. 1987. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 328 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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image of Explorer with a Heart The Story of Giovanni da Verrazzano

Explorer with a Heart The Story of Giovanni da Verrazzano

by Newcomb, Covelle

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1969
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$20.83

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New York: David McKay Company Ltd. 1969. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 242 pages. The biography of the sixteenth century explorer. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. .… Read more
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image of Royal Engineer.  A Life of Sir Edmund DuCane

Royal Engineer. A Life of Sir Edmund DuCane

by Hasluck, Alexandra

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1973
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780207124822
Item Price
$11.16

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1973. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped and now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 132 pages. Sir Edmund DuCane has a place in the history of both Australia and England. As a young lieutenant in the Royal Engineers… Read more
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image of Edmund Gosse Father and Son. A Study of Two Temperaments

Edmund Gosse Father and Son. A Study of Two Temperaments

by Hepburn, James (Edited and with an Introduction by)

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1974
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780192554017
Item Price
$16.37

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London: Oxford University Press. 1974. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Includes Introduction, explanatory notes, and biographical index. 192 pages. The Oxford Memoirs and Travel Series. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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Sir Hubert Wilkins Enigma of Exploration

by Grierson, John

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1960
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$66.95

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London: Robert Hale. 1960. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. and neat lable to front paste down. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Six black & white maps. 224 pages.… Read more
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$66.95
image of These Are Facts. The Autobiography of Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, KBE, CB, DSO

These Are Facts. The Autobiography of Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, KBE, CB, DSO

by Williams, Sir Richard

Seller
Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1977
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780642993991
Item Price
$37.20

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Canberra: Publishing Service. 1977. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small tear to upper edge of DJ front panel - repaired with sticky tape by previous owner. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Black & white maps.… Read more
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The Spirit of The Age or Contemporary Portraits (The World's Classics 57)

by Hazlitt, William

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1960
Condition
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$14.88

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London: Oxford University Press. 1960. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine and part of front panel lightly sun faded. 302 pages. First published in 1825. Twenty pen portraits including Jeremy Bentham, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Sir Walter Scott, Southey and… Read more
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David Livingstone: The Dark Interior

by Ransford, Oliver

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1978
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780719534898
Item Price
$29.76

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London: John Murray. 1978. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates and maps. 332 pages. This biography reveals how Livingstone's ambivalent behaviour, which has puzzled other biographers, arose from a manic depressive disorder. This illness affected him throughout his life… Read more
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The Life of Captain James Cook

by Beaglehole, J.C.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1974
Condition
Edition
1st US Edition
ISBN
9780804708487
Item Price
$44.63

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Stanford, Ca: Stanford University Press. 1974. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good [price clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Lower front corner a little bumped. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Black and white maps including a fold-out map of The Three… Read more
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Dickens in Europe

by Dickens, Charles; Essays Selected and Introduced by RosalindVallance

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2010
Condition
Edition
3rd Impression
Item Price
$14.88

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London: The Folio Society. 2010. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 212 pages. . 3rd Impression. Hardback.
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Gertrude Bell

by Winstone, H.V.F.

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1979
Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780224014328
Item Price
$14.88

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London: Jonathan Cape. 1979. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 322 pages. Th biography of this unrelenting traveller, historian, linguist, archaeologist, geographer and prodigious writer. This biography is both an… Read more
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Sir William Glasgow Soldier, Senator and Diplomat

by Edgar, Peter

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2011
Condition
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780987057495
Item Price
$29.76

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Sydney: Big Sky Publishing. 2011. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Signed by great grandson of Sir William Glasgow. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 407 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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image of Benito Mussolini A Biography

Benito Mussolini A Biography

by Hibbert, Christopher

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1963
Condition
Edition
Book Club Edition
Item Price
$11.16

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London: The Reprint Society. 1963. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A hint of rubbing to dustjacket face. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Black & white map of Lake Como area. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels.… Read more
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A Swarthy Boy. A Childhood in British Guiana

by Mittelholzer, Edgar

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
1963
Condition
Edition
1st UK Edition
Item Price
$111.59

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London: Putnam & Company. 1963. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - DJ has been price-clipped & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. B/w frontispiece. Previous owner's signature to front free endpaper. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 157 pages. Edgar Austin Mittelholzer was a… Read more
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image of The Silent Showman. Sir George Tallis, the man behind the world's largest entertainment organisation of the 1920s.

The Silent Showman. Sir George Tallis, the man behind the world's largest entertainment organisation of the 1920s.

by Tallis, Michael and Joan

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2006
Condition
New
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9781862547353
Item Price
$18.56

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Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 2006. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 370 pages. The biography of Sir George Tallis who was a partner of Australian actor-manager… Read more
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image of An Accidental Engineer A Memoir of a Red-Headed Kid from the Bush

An Accidental Engineer A Memoir of a Red-Headed Kid from the Bush

by Jellie, David

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2020
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781743057537
Item Price
$29.72

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Mile End, SA: Wakefield Press. 2020. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 393 pages. Within the narrative of this book there is a revealing truth about a kid from the bush who never had a life plan but always seemed to enjoy… Read more
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image of Decent People A memoir of family in Colac, Geelong and Warrnambool

Decent People A memoir of family in Colac, Geelong and Warrnambool

by Jellie, David

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Adelaide Booksellers
Published
2020
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781743057520
Item Price
$26.00

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Mile End, SA: Wakefield Press. 2020. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 275 pages. Tells the story of the authors ancestors from their arrival in Australia up to his parent's generatoin. . New. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback.
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