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THE SHEARERS SONGBOOK

By Egan, Ted (Compiled by)

Richmond, Vic, Australia: Greenhouse Publications, 1984. 79pp., b/white halftone photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small area of surface abrasion to title page, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Jacky Howe: Shearing at Alice Downs' 1892, by Robert Ingpen) card wrapper negligibly scuffed, tiny soft corner crease to front panel. This stand-alone volume in the 'Faces of Australia' series features sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for songs on 'The Shearers' album: Northward to the Sheds, Lime Juice Tub, The Union Way, My Man's a Shearer, Jacky Howe: The Warwick Gun, Ballad of 1891, The Shearer's Bicycle Blowout, Ryebuck Shearer, Lazy Harry's, The Rouseabout, Shear the Golden Fleece and Lachlan Tigers, plus the poem 'Shearing in the Bar' and Ted Egan's background text . . . Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.27

SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR? : Making the Fantasy a Reality
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SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR? : Making the Fantasy a Reality

By Gock, Les

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: ABC Books, 2006. xii, + 187pp., recto page b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . takes a cool look at the music biz. Get ticks for success from Missy Higgins, Paul Mac, Rai Thistlethwaite (Thirsty Merc), and industry heavyweights from record companies, booking agencies, music management, professional songwriters and session musicians . . . a practical and realistic guide to starting out, getting contacts . . . Les Gock was one of the members of Hush, Australia's answer to The Sweet and Slade in the glam pop era of the 1970s." Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.09

THE COMPANY WE KEEP :  An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia
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THE COMPANY WE KEEP : An Intimate Celebration of Opera Australia

By Berman, Annarosa (Photography by Bridget Elliot)

Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Currency Press, 2006. ix, + 245pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout by Bridget Elliot. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "An illustrated celebration of Opera Australia compiled on the eve of its 50th anniversary . . . presents a lively and informative account of everything that goes into bringing an opera production to the stage, from preliminary concept to the final dress rehearsal. Lively, edifying text is complemented by intimate photographs to evoke a frenetic creative show that showcases the working lives of musicians and principal artists, chorus members, mechanists, costumiers and wig makers as well as those in the business of opera." Contents include: Acks., Prelude by Dame Joan Sutherland OM, DBE, 15 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 1.07 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover with Fold-in Flaps. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.27