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Animals that Noah Forgot

by Paterson, A.B.

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Publisher: Endeavour Press, Sydney, April 1933. second printing ,62pp. 8vo classic collaboration between Banjo Paterson and Norman Lindsay; Paterson's animal poems accompanied by Lindsay's drawings.Orig. boards,no dustwrapper. Very Good condition. 80.
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Australia. The Best of the New Countries

by Department of External Affairs, Melbourne (Union Steamship Company of New Zealand)

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Published
1914
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Good + overall
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Melbourne: Department of External Affairs, 1914. Paperback. Good + overall. Travel brochure enticing migrants to Australia with many photographic illustrations of Australian cities, industries, social conditions, manufacturing and assisted passages. Tall 8vo, 31pp, printed in blue ink. Self wrappers with color illustration of farming with grapes, with a sticker for the Union Steam Ship Co. of N.Z. Ltd,… Read more
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Report on the Railways of the United States

by Galton, Douglas

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Published
1857
Condition
Very good
Edition
First printing
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Melbourne: John Ferres Government printer, 1857. First printing. Paperback. Very good. Australian government "Blue Paper" on the U.S. railway system. At the time Australia was divided into separate states and each was looking to set up the best system for themselves. The paper gives a great overview of the operations of the American railroads by an independent observer.… Read more
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cover of The Golden West 1942 - 43 : Coolgardie gold discovery (1892-1942) jubilee number

The Golden West 1942 - 43 : Coolgardie gold discovery (1892-1942) jubilee number

by Spear, R. Clarke

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Published
1943
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First printing
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Perth: R. Clarke Spear., 1943. First printing. Pamphlet. Very good condition. Small 4to. 72 pages, illustrations and maps on every page. Original printed paper wrappers, staple bound. Includes an 8 page article on Coolgardie gold by Spears that contains numerous photographs and a single page review of The Gold Industry, a review of the year 1941 along with… Read more
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cover of Australian Capers: Or Christopher Cockle's Colonial Experience

Australian Capers: Or Christopher Cockle's Colonial Experience

by Old Boomerang (Houlding J. R. )

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Published
1867
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Good overall
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First edition
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London: Routledge & Sons, 1867. First edition. Hardcover. Good overall. With an Introduction by the Rev. Dr. Steel . 8vo. xx, 444pp. Original blind-stamped red cloth, gilt decorations and title on spine. Covers spotty and marked but internally bright and clean. Republished in 1913 under the title "Christopher Cockle's Australian Capers". This was Houldings first novel. Miller/Macartney, p339.… Read more
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cover of The History of Australian Discovery And Colonization

The History of Australian Discovery And Colonization

by Bennett, Samuel

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Published
1867
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Good -
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Sydney: Hanson & Bennett, 1867. Hardcover. Good -. Apparently a scarce Sydney publication made more desirable for the WA market by the inclusion of a view of King Georges Sound. "The work originally appeared in chapters in the weekly edition of the Empire." 8vo; [vi], xvi (each of the 5 parts separately numbered), 661pp; frontispiece "View of… Read more
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cover of Australian Crusoes; or, the adventures of An English Settler and his Family in the wilds of Australia

Australian Crusoes; or, the adventures of An English Settler and his Family in the wilds of Australia

by Rowcroft, Charles

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Published
1855
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Otherwise very good condition
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Philadelphia: Willis P. Hazard, 1855. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. Manuscript review written in rear (on blank page): "A good story but lots of bunk." From the 6th London edition (first published 1853). Sm 8vo, 512pp, half calf and marbled boards, decorative end papers, frontispiece + 30 b&w illustrations. Some dusting in text o/w a bright, clean, solid… Read more
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Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales, 1862 - 1865

by Krefft, Gerard et al.

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Published
1866
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Good
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Sydney: Reading and Wellbank, 1866. Hardcover. Good. Article with color plate of eggs, "On the Oology of Australia", by E. P. Ramsay. Ex-Franklin Institute Library copy. By Gerard Krefft: Vertebrated Animals of the Lower Murray and Darling... 59 pages. 8vo, 374pp. Blue printed stiff paper wrappers. Covers detached, cloth spine lacking.
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Fred Williams Etchings

by Mollison, James

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Published
1968
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Good + overall
Edition
First edition
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Sydney: Rudy Komon Gallery, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. 4to.132 pp, 73 plates and 246 catalogue illustrations. Cloth covers with dustwrapper chiped at cover foredge o/w a bright clean copy. The complete catalogue of etchings to the date of publication.
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Australia; With Notes By the Way, on Egypt, Ceylon, Bombay, and the Holy Land

by Jobson, Frederick J.

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Published
1862
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
Third edition
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London: Hamilton, Adams, 1862. Third edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. Fine colour lithograph frontispiece, view of Sydney from the North Shore. Australian content includes: Tasmania, convicts, Hobart Town, Melbourne, Sydney, Botany Bay, notes on New South Wales, Australasian conference on Methodism, visit to Kapunda mining region, and Aborigines. Small 8vo, 281pp, 6pp ads. Maroon and gilt cloth.… Read more
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cover of The Golden Idol. A Tale of Adventures in Australia and New Zealand

The Golden Idol. A Tale of Adventures in Australia and New Zealand

by Walsh, M. C.

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Published
1891
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co., 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 8vo. 333pp, pictorial frontispiece. Original tan boards, gilt title on spine, fine decorative endpapers. Unrecorded bin Wright, Muir or Miller/Macartney. OCLC 6408046 recording 2 copies in NZ.
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Fourteen Years: Extracts from a Private Journal, 1925 - 1939

by Palmer, Nettie

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Published
1948
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Limited edition
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Melbourne: Meanjin Press, 1948. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Signed by author. Large 8vo, 250 pp woodblock decorations throughout by Verdon Morcom (illustrator). Polished quarter calf with white canvas boards.Title in gilt on the spine. Dust jacketlittle browned on the spine with chip at top.Pages uncut on foredge and lower edge. Number 155 of an edition limited… Read more
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Harp in the South

by Park, Ruth

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Published
1947
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Very good overall
Edition
First American edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947. First American edition. Very good overall. Australian author. 8vo, 301pp, vg in fine dj, not price clipped.
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cover of Shipboard Chinese food menu for the E.& A. Line, two days after 1929 Stock Market Crash, postcard

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1929. Ephemera. Good + overall. An unusual combination shipboard menu / letter / postcard advertising the E & A ship S. S. Tanda on its route between Australia, Borneo, the Philippines, China and Japan. It is dated 26th October 1929, 2 days after the Wall Street Crash of 1929. The Tanda was a steel passenger cargo… Read more
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cover of At Home with Colour

At Home with Colour

by Taubmans Industries Ltd

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Published
1955
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Very good overall
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Sydney: Mentmore Press, 1955. Paperback. Very good overall. A Taubman paint brochure on home decoration, with articles about paint and color planning, with 5 paint swatches, from Australia. With a clutch of related ephemera including someones sketch of their home, "Home decorator and How-to-Paint Guide" stamped "Corder's, Prahran", 12pp. Sterling Paint & Varnish Company tips on how to… Read more
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cover of Report by Mr. James M. Sinclair on Wheat Production in the United States, Canada and the Argentine Republic; also the Handling and Shipment of Grain in the United States

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Melbourne: Department of Agriculture, Victoria, 1895. Paperback. Good + overall. Mr. Sinclair was busy in 1895, producing reports on wheat, hog-raising and the pork-packing industry, preservation of fruit for shipment and the sugar-beet industry and tobacco culture of the US. Sml 8vo, 95pp, 15 unnumbered plates, 1 map. Brown printed paper wraps, with a fold out… Read more
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Australia's Wonder Bird "The Lyre Bird"

by [Lyrebird] Herschells Pty Ltd

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Published
1932
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Melbourne: Herschells Pty Ltd, 1932. The film is another matter - how incredible that you have this important piece of Australian film/sound history with you in the U.S. The first sound recording of Lyrebirds was done on the optical soundtrack of film in 1931 and subsequent films were shot and compiled later, although there are some significant gaps /… Read more
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cover of Le Geographe (silk scarf)

Le Geographe (silk scarf)

by Hermès. Sandra Laroche

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Published
1997
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In perfect condition
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1997. In perfect condition. Le Geographe" or "The Geographer," 1992, is the first design for Hermès by Australian artist, Sandra Laroche, as part of the "Year by the Sea" collection. Her design depicts four of Australia's explorers, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, Mathew Flinders, Nicolas-Thomas Baudin & François Péron in the corners, a map of Australia in the center surrounded by… Read more
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cover of Indian Archipelago compiled from the various surveys of the British & Dutch Governments

Indian Archipelago compiled from the various surveys of the British & Dutch Governments

by Bartholomew, J. Junr

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Published
1872
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Very good condition
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Edinburgh: A. Fullarton & Co, 1872. Very good condition. Subtitle"... and Other Materials in Possession of the Royal Geographical Society." Lithograph with printed color. Plate number "LXX" in the top right corner. Center fold. 21 x 17" plus margins. "1st edition 1864; published in 27 parts 1854-62. The date of 1872 is estimated by the Australia map; all… Read more
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cover of The Giles Exploring Expedition, woodcut engraving

The Giles Exploring Expedition, woodcut engraving

by Giles, Ernest

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Published
1876
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Very good condition
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Australia: Australasian Sketcher, 1876. Very good condition. An engraving published in the newspaper on January 22, 1876, after the fourth of Ernest Giles' expeditions into Western Australia. Giles [1835 -- 1897] was an explorer who led 5 major expeditions into Southern and Western Australia. The expedition began in May 1875 and lasted until November starting from Beltana and… Read more
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