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Waterless Horizons: The Dramatic Life Story of Edward John Eyre, Overland Explorer

by Uren, Malcolm & Robert Stephens

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N & A Smiles
Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Edition
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$16.00

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Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens January 1944 Fourth Prining 8vo 255pp ill., 1944 Fine original cloth, profusely illustrated throughout with monochrome plates, in VG somewhat edgeworn and unclipped DW. A very attractive copy, very clean throughout.
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Lasseter's Last Ride: An Epic of Central Australian Gold Discovery

by Idriess, Ion L. (intro by Field-Marshal Sir William Birdwood)

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N & A Smiles
Published
1937
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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$300.00

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London: Jonathan Cape 1937 First British Edition, Second Impression cr.8vo 237pp , 1937 Near Fine original tan cloth, occasional mild foxing, heavier at edges, otherwise a solid copy, very clean throughout, in Good edgeworn and slightly chipped unclipped DW. A very attractive copy of a scarce edition.
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Knights and Theodolites: A Saga of Surveyors

by Johnston, F.M.

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N & A Smiles
Published
1962
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$100.00

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Sydney: Edwards & Shaw 1962 8vo 232pp ill., 1962 Near Fine original cloth boards, very light soiling to boards, otherwise a very attractive copy, Fine throughout. Map end-papers illustrating a plan for the intended Town of Australind and the Kimberley Division. Illustrations include Natives along Canning Stock Route.
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Australian Pageant: An Anthology of Australian Prose

by Smith, P.R. (ed)

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N & A Smiles
Published
1961
Condition
Good
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$6.00

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson 1961 Fifth Printing, 1961 Good reading copy. Contains extracts from a number of pioneering works, dating from 1837 to 1954.
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Sydney: Sydney: Weldon Publishing/New Holland Publishers; Lansdowne Publishing 1990-2000 Trade Paperback Reprint ISBN 1-86302-405-0, 1990 VG to Near Fine matching set, despite different imprints. The story of Len Beadell's Gunbarrel Road Construction Party as they surveyed and built their "highways" across the deserts of Central Australia.
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$120.00
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The Explorers

by Joy, William

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N & A Smiles
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$8.00

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Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press 1964 First Edition 8vo 159pp ill., 1964 VG original green cloth, map end-papers, bookplate, pages lightly tanned, illustrated with numerous b&w plates, in GD+ rubbed & slightly frayed DW, now protected in Brodart sleeve.
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image of Blast the Bush; Too Long in the Bush; Bush Bashers; Beating About the Bush; Still in the Bush; End of an Era (6 vols # 41 of 50 Signed Sets)

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Adelaide: Corkwood Press 1999-2003 Special Editions 6 vols 8vo, 1999 Very Fine leather-bound matching set of all six of Len Beadell's often humorous autobiographical writings detailing his pioneering road-building projects throughout the Central Australian deserts on behalf of the Woomera Rocket Range. Each volume is beautifully bound in kangaroo leather, with gilt titles, gilt maps to covers, map end-papers, and… Read more
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$3,000.00
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Alice Springs: Max Cartwright 1994 First Edition 8vo vii,110pp, 1994 VG+ original illustrated card wrappers, slightly rubbed, internally fine. Page 110 is pasted onto verso of rear cover & contains the article on the Settlement at Docker River referred to on page 98 - missing from some copies. Scarce.
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$60.00
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Big John: The Extraordinary Adventures of John McKinlay 1819-1872 (Signed Copy)

by Lockwood, Kim

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N & A Smiles
Published
1995
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
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$60.00

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Melbourne: State Library of Victoria 1995 First Edition Trade Paperback xxx,194pp ill. ISBN 0-724-10007-8, 1995 Very Fine original illustrated self-wrappers, illustrated with 16 pages of b&w plates, plus 3 maps. Signed on title page by Kim Lockwood. John McKinlay was the first European to lead a team acrosss the Australian continent from the south coast to the north and return… Read more
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Adelaide: Corkwood Press 1999 Limited Facsimile Edition 8vo 207pp + maps, 1999 Very Fine original blue leather, gilt titles, with 2 large folded maps printed on high quality paper in matching slip-case. This edition is an accurate facsimile of the original edition of 1893, produced by arrangement with the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia. The maps are the geographical… Read more
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$320.00
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Petermann Journey (First Seal Paperback Edition)

by Gill, Walter

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N & A Smiles
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780851790619
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$20.00

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Adelaide: Rigby (Seal Books 04770) 1970 First Paperback Edition ISBN: 0-85179-061-5, 1970 VG+
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$20.00