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BLIGH'S OTHER MUTINY

by HAWKEY, William

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Published
1975
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London: Angus & Robertson. 1975. Hardcover. Black boards. pp 202 + plates, index. VG in VG price-clipped jacket, no owner names. Story of the army rebellion in New South Wales in 1805 when William Bligh was Governor. ; Octavo .
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image of Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene  Waters. (1878-82.). With Sixteen full-page Woodcut Illustrations from  Photographs by F. North, R.N., and from Sketches by the Author

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London: Swan Sonnenschein. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Olive pictorial cloth stamped in red and gilt. pp (xvi), 256 + plates.Spine tanned, with gilt dulled, mild wear to ends; a few small light spots to rear cover; book a bit leaned; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; owner rubber stamp in top margin of title page; else a VG… Read more
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JOHN MONASH

by EDWARDS, Cecil

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Published
1970
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First printing
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Melbourne: State Electricity Commission of Victoria. 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth, pp 76, illustrated. Front free endpaper has ink owner name and bookstore rubber stamp, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Monash was one of the most outstanding Allied commanders during WWI. ; Octavo .
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image of A voyage to the South Sea undertaken by command of His Majesty for the  purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies in His  Majesty's ship the Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh....

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Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia. 1969. Hardcover. Title page continues "including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies." Brown cloth, green cloth spine label.… Read more
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Toronto: Longmans, Green. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Pale grey cloth. pp (14), 321. Index. Light yellowing to page edges; armorial bookplate at front hidden by jacket flap, else fine. Jacket has small tears along top edge, VG otherwise.This is the story of Elijah Woodman, a gentle, hard-working settler in Upper Canada, who was caught up in… Read more
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Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 2000. Hardcover. Third printing of the 1991 second edition (the latest edition). Two volumes, quarto, green boards. pp 1155. Eight colour plates, photos and illustrations in text. Bibliography, index. Fine in very nearly fine jackets, no owner marks, a nice pair. Note: 4.5 kg parcel, EXTRA SHIPPING WILL BE REQUIRED. .
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MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA

by STRAHAN, Ronald, editor

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Published
1995
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First printing
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9781560986737
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Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. 1995. First printing. Hardcover. 1560986735 . Quarto, green boards. pp 756. Colour photos, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. .
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IT'S A JOKE, JOYCE: Australia's funny women

by HARMER,

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Published
1994
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Fine
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Sydney: Currency Press. Fine. 1994. Softcover. Second edition. Profiles and pictures of over 100 Australian comediennes through the years.; Quarto .
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St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0702219347 . Black boards. pp (xvi), 259. Index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has one small tear, nick; red spine lettering sunned to yellow; VG. .
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THE RAILS GO WEST

by SMITH, Patsy Adams

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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South Melboure: Macmillan of Australia. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), (164), [2] + plates. Ink ownership inscription on half-title leaf, else fine. Jacket has a few nicks, light rubbing, VG+ otherwise. A history ot the railroads of Australia written for younger readers. .
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GREATER BRITAIN: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries. Third Edition.

by DILKE, Charles Wentworth, Sir

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Published
1869
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First US Edition
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New York: Harper. 1869. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp (xvi), (17)-561, [1], (1, ads). 11 illustrations and 6 maps in text. Indexed. One dime-sized damp spot to front cover, damp streaks to rear cover; Odd Fellows bookplate inside front cover; page edges yellowed; else a VG+… Read more
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AUSTRALIAN BYWAYS: the narrative of a sentimental traveller. Illustrated by George Harding

by DUNCAN, Norman

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Published
1915
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First printing
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New York: Harper. 1915. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine sunned with gilt lettering flaked away though lettering is still readable; two small light spots to lower outer corner of front cover;… Read more
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AUSTRALIAN BYWAYS: the narrative of a sentimental traveller. Illustrated by George Harding

by DUNCAN, Norman

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Published
1915
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First printing
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New York: Harper. 1915. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine lightly darkened; bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; yellowing to fore and bottom page edges; else a VG clean, tight… Read more
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TROPICS AND TOPICS

by LOCK, A.C.C.

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Published
1949
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First Edition
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Sydney: Invincible Press. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, red cloth. pp 285 + plates. Small white spots to rear cover; small bump to upper outer corners throughout; VG otherwise. Dust jacket has corner chips to front panel, shallow chips to spine endsp small holes to front flap fold, spine sunned; just good, but still… Read more
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Sydney: Bulletin Newspaper Co.. 1952. Softcover. Quarto, pp (126), [2], stapled in illustrated card covers. Text in three columns. Light rubbing along spine; soft crease to upper outer corners; tan spot to lower blank first page; VG otherwise. Letters to her sisters written 1853-82 by this English emigrant to Australia. .
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THE WAIT LETTERS. Inrroduction by Mary Brown and Afterword by Michael Cross

by WAIT, Benjamin (1813-95)

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Published
1976
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First printing
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Erin, Ontario: Press Porcépic. 1976. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by the editor; Octavo, dark green boards. pp 159. Text paper tanned, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks, rubbing, VG. Inscribed by Brown on front free endpaper. Wait was one of the exiles to Australia after the failed 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada. He sentenced to death, then… Read more
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London: Andew Melrose. 1911. First printing. Hardcover.. Tall octavo, dark green cloth gilt lettered, with arms of Oz in blue, red, white, and gilt on front cover, green floral endpapers, top edges gilt. pp [2], xviii, 431, (2, ads), [2] + frontispiece and 6 other sepia portraits wth tissue guards + 38 photo plates + colour… Read more
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RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward

by FOUNTAIN, Paul

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Published
1907
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First US issue
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New York: Dutton. 1907. First US issue. Hardcover.. Octavo, brown cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp viii, (344). Bit of wear to spine tips, upper rear joint' front joint repaird externally with brown rice paper; small name label at front; in all, just good externally, but now tight in the binding, text quite clean and unworn, no… Read more
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TRY ANYTHING ONCE: The autobiography of a wanderer

by CLUNE, Frank

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Published
1940
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Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1940. Hardcover. Fifth printing. Octavo, red cloth lettered in black. Light yellowing and mild foxing to endpapers and page edges, illustrated label on title page (seagull on a rough pedestal), tidy ink owner name and date at front, else VG+. Dust jacket has a corner chip at foot of browned and rubbed… Read more
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THE LIGHTS OF COBB AND CO.: the story of the frontier coaches, 1854-1924

by AUSTIN, K.A.

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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Adelaide: Rigby. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, brown cloth. pp 228 + plates. Fine in near fine jacket. Story of an Australian stage coach line. .
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