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Brain of Katherine Mansfield

by Manhire, Bill

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9781869400231
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Auckland, NZ: Auckland University Press, 1988 Colourful illustrated soft cover, black titling to front and spine, drawings by Gregory O'Brien throughout, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent.… Read more
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Physiography of Victoria: An Introduction of Geomorphology

by Hills, E. Sherbon

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Published
1960
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Very Good -
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$25.00

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Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs Pty. Litd., 1960 This book is written for teachers and students of geography and geology. It gives a general introduction into geomorphology (the study of land forms) and a guide to the physiography of Victoria. For those who did not have any training yet, an introductory chapter on geological principles is included. Red… Read more
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Pacific Folk Tales

by Benson, Cliff

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1983
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$20.00

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Suva, Fiji Islands: Desai Bookshops, 1983 A book of Pacific Legends for use at The Junior Secondary School Level. Yellow card cover with red titling to front, black titling to spine, text illustrated with maps of the islands, black and white photographs and line drawings, 75 pages. Sunning to spine and back cover, some shelf wear. For… Read more
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Letters of G.P. Harris 1803-1812: Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land

by Hamilton-Arnold, Barbara, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1994
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Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780646141596
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$25.00

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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia: Arden Press, 1994 The seven years of letters of George Prideaux Harris, Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales from 1803 to 1812, provide, along with his papers and sketches, a dramatic and poignant account of the hardships of life in the fledgling colony. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, black titling on spine,… Read more
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How to Stop Whining and Start Living: How to Make Trouble and Influence People, Part 2

by Question Mark Collective

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Victoria, Australia: Scam Publications, 1998 "The long awaited sequel to "How to Make Trouble and Influence People" is finally here. After two years of extensive research, The Question Mark Collective has delivered a book packed full of fascinating tales and anecdotes, of pranks and political absurdity, of the past and of the present...an extensive examination of Australiasia's political troublemakers… Read more
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Flying Boat Memories

by Gore, G.Len

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Published
1991
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Wakefield Press Ltd. , 1991 Foreword by Sir Geoffrey Roberts. Recollections of an aviation engineer on experiences from the Solent, England, to the Pacific Islands "Coral Route." The intention has not been to provide a comprehensive history of the development of the flying boat, rather to link its development with a series of sketches of people and places. … Read more
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Motorcycling in Australia: A Resource Book for Riders

by Thoeming, Peter

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780958697521
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$15.00

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Australia: Bear Face Books, 2001 Inscribed by the author. This book is written to help readers/riders to "get the most out of [their] own riding. Whether a seasoned rider, an absolute beginner or just coming back to bikes, there's something here for [everyone]." A rider's resource book for the "greatest motorcycling country in the world." Colourfully illustrated… Read more
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New Zealand: City Council, City of Wellington, 1930 A leather bound yearbook for the City of Wellington, New Zealand, for 1929-1930 Blue leather with gilt titling and decoration on front, marbled end papers, black and white photographs, diagrams, illustrations throughout, some of which fold out, 206 pages. Edges and spine have light wear, most of the colour is… Read more
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$35.00
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Amerika Samoa: A History of American Samoa and Its United States Naval Administration

by Gray, J.A.C.

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Published
1960
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1960 Book tells "the story of the U.S. Navy's successful governing of a primitive society during a half century of rapid change. It is also rich with the history and customs of the fa'aSamoa, the Samoan way of life." Off-white cloth with blue titling on spine, map on end papers, illustrated with… Read more
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Policy and Practice: Essays in Honour of Sir John Crawford

by Evans, L.T. & J.D.B. Miller, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Sydney, Australia: Australian National University Press, 1987 First Edition, signed by both editors and four others: R.S. Parker; Stuart Harris; D.H. Kay and one more. Book contains fourteen essays by fourteen authors, four appendices. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, signatures on half-title page, illustrated with four pages of black and white photographs, 217 pages. … Read more
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Illiberal Liberal: Robert Lowe in New South Wales, 1843-1850

by Knight, Ruth

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Published
1966
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Good-
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$16.00

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Carlton, Victoria, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1966 History of Robert Lowe's political career in Australia. Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white plates, 299 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, corners bumped, pressure mark to upper and lower front edges, a significant number of margin notes and underlining in… Read more
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Among the Bushrangers

by Henty, G.A.

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Good-
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London: Blackie & Son Limited Story comes from "A Final Reckoning" by Henty. Front cover has an attractive full-colour illustration of a man on a horse, black and red titling inside a yellow circle, red titling on yellow spine, back cover is red with red on yellow titling, black and white frontispiece, 95 pages. Cover has edge wear, corners… Read more
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From Derby Round to Burketown: The A.U.S.N. Story

by McKellar, N.L.

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Good+
ISBN
9780702212444
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$29.00

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Queensland: University of Queensland Press Against a background of significant historical and political events, From Derby Round to Burketown records the fascinating and lively history of the Australasian United Steam Navigation Co. Orange hard cover with white and blue titling on spine, blue end papers, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, 682 pages. … Read more
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History of Palau: Heritage of an Emerging Nation

by Rechebei, Elizabeth D.; McPhetres, Samuel F.

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780965277631
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$80.00

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Koror, Republic of Palau: Ministry of Education, 1997 A history book written for students in textblook style with objectives preceding each chapter and review questions, suggestions for projects and further reading at the end. This volume means to enable the young generation 'to question, to interpret the meanings of historical events and experiences of individuals and groups of people within… Read more
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$80.00
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Journal of the Society of Arts, Friday, April 12, 1901, No. 2,525, Vol. XLIX

by N.A.

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Published
1901
Condition
Fair+
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$15.00

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London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, 1901 Journal contains pages 381-396. Contains article entitled: The Commonwealth of Australia, by John A. Cockburn. Green paper cover with black titling, advertising on back cover as well as first and last pages, sewn binding. Front cover is missing, back cover detached, foxing on back cover and… Read more
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Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, Friday, June 3, 1910, No. 3002, Vol. LVIII

by N.A.

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Published
1910
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Good-
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$15.00

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London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1910 Journal contains pages 672-694. Contains articles entitled: The Restoration and Recent Discoveries at the Guildhall, London, by Sydney Perks; Sir Eldon Gorst's Report on Egypt and the Soudan in 1909; Fruit Export from Western Australia; The Japan-British Exhibition. Green card cover… Read more
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Beneath the Andaiya Tree

by Paia, Robert; Strathem, Andrew

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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$35.00

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Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies , 1977 A collection of songs derived from two villages in Wiru-speaking par of the Pnagia are in the Southern Highlands Province. The songs were translated by Paia and Strathem and they are mostly personal ones that express feelings about kinsfolk, courting partners, friends, enemies, spouses, neighbours. Orange card cover with illustration and white… Read more
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Kiwi in the Shetland Scattald, A

by Laurenson, Graeme

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$28.00

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New Plymouth, New Zealand: Greeme Laurenson, 1980 This book makes a contribution to the record of pioneering life in New Zealand, and concentrates particularly on the Shetland Islanders who came to regard New Zealand as their "Second Home". Blue boards with gilt titling on spine and front, end papers have black and white maps, each one different, black and white… Read more
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Critical Years in Immigration: Canada and Australia Compared

by Hawkins, Freda

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Published
1989
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Very Good
ISBN
9780773506220
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$20.00

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Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989 An overview of the evolution of immigration policy and related issues in Canada and Australia, focusing on the critical years from 1972 to 1984 when both countries made major changes in immigration policy, law, and management. Blue cloth with white titling on spine. 368 pages. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on first free endpaper. Shipping charges… Read more
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New Zealand Ships Illustrated 1988-89

by Lovie, G. B.

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Published
1988
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Very Good-
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$15.00

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Wellington, New Zealand: Industrial Publishing, 1988 This book lists all New Zealand ships, including hopper barges, tugs, pleasure craft and naval vessels over 150 gross tons as at May, 1988. Each ship is allocated a page with photo, with key facts and specifications. Some colour and many black and white photographs throughout, 175 pages. Corners and spine ends have… Read more
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