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image of W.O. The Autobiography of W.O. Bentley

W.O. The Autobiography of W.O. Bentley

by Bentley, W.O.

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1958
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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London: Hutchinson, 1958. 223 pages. B/w portrait frontispiece and many b/w photos. Appendices and index. The price-clipped dustrapper is lightly worn. Original green cloth with Bentley insignia on upper board. Scarce. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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image of Mr. Controversial. The Story of Percy Wells Cerutty

Mr. Controversial. The Story of Percy Wells Cerutty

by Kelly, Graeme

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1964
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.31

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London: Stanley Paul, 1964. 168 pages. Many b/w photos. The price-clipped dustwrapper is worn at extremities. Scarce. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.
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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist

by Old, Ernie

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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$115.62

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Melbourne: Georgian House, 1950. 183 pages. Many b/w photos. Author's signature and previous owner's details on flyleaf. Pictorial card wrappers. Scarce. *"It is not only a grand story of amazing cycling exploits, but an absorbing tale of pioneer farming in Victoria's wheat country, a young man's account of his experiences in the South African War, and a family man's story… Read more
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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist

by Old, Ernie

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$211.97

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Melbourne: Georgian House, 1950. 183 pages. Many b/w photos. Original green cloth with gilt titling on the spine. Endpapers lightly tanned. The dustwrapper is chipped and lightly worn. Scarce. *"It is not only a grand story of amazing cycling exploits, but an absorbing tale of pioneer farming in Victoria's wheat country, a young man's account of his experiences in the… Read more
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The Small Boy

by Small, Jim

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780994174055
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$46.25

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Deniliquin: Baker Writing Services, 2015. 358 pages. Pictorial card wrappers. Scarce. *Jim Small was the Member for Murray in the NSW Parliament for 14 years. This is his life story from his childhood as a bank manager's son to his years in politics and community life, his retirement and his fundraising bicycle ride around Australia.. Signed by the Author. First… Read more
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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist

by Old, Ernie

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$192.70

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Melbourne: Georgian House, 1950. 183 pages. Many b/w photos. Signed by the author in his usual style (Äutographed by Ernie Old for"...) on the flyleaf. Original green cloth with gilt titling on the spine. Slight damage to title page gutter. The price-clipped dustwrapper is chipped and worn and has several sticker repairs. Scarce. *"It is not only a grand story… Read more
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Stalin, Man of History

by Grey, Ian

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385143332
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$57.81

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New York: Doubleday, 1979. xix, 547 pages. Bibliography and index. Signed by the author and inscribed to a former Victorian politician on the title page. The dustwrapper is lightly worn and chipped.. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good.
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Codename Iago. The Story of John Friedrich

by Friedrich, John; and Flanagan, Richard

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780855614522
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Melbourne: Heinemann, 1991. 256 pages plus unpaginated appendix. Many b/w photos. Postscript and appendices. Pictorial card wrappers. Scarce. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Empire's Noble Son

by Moran, Daryl

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781925908671
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$23.12

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Canberra: Australian Self-Publishing Group, 2019. viii, 298 pages. Bibliography, section of b/w photos and index. Pictorial card wrappers.. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Bastards I Have Known

by Barton, Peter

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780727014221
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$57.81

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Adelaide: Rigby, 1981. 160 pages. Line drawings by Max Foley. Scarce. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Recollections of an Allendaler

by Earl, Thomas A

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780646208107
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$23.12

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Allendale East: The Author, 1994. 175 pages. Many b/w photos. Pictorial card wrappers. Previous owner's name on title page. . Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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100 Years Old: 24 Australian Centenarians Tell Their Stories

by Koch, Tina; Power, Charmaine; and Kralik, Debbie

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670028726
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$25.44

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Melbourne: Viking, 2005. 237 pages. Small b/w portrait photos. Previous owner's name and address on flyleaf. Pictorial card wrappers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Pedals, Politics and People

by Opperman, Hubert

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780909918095
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$423.94

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Sydney: Haldane Publishing, 1977. 511 pages. Many b/w photos. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Tape marks on front and rear endpapers. The dustwrapper is lightly worn. Scarce. * "Oppy" was Australia's most famous professional cyclist in the 1920s and 1930s when cycling was a major sport. Among his achievements were his records… Read more
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Pedals, Politics and People

by Opperman, Hubert

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780909918095
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$423.94

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Sydney: Haldane Publishing, 1977. 511 pages. Many b/w photos. Not signed by the author (this title is almost always signed and inscribed by Opperman!). Very slight pale foxing on endpapers and on dustwrapper. Scarce. * "Oppy" was Australia's most famous professional cyclist in the 1920s and 1930s when cycling was a major sport. Among his achievements were his records… Read more
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The Trials of Isabella Mary Kelly. Her Legend and the Truth

by Garland, Maurie

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Melbourne: Brolga Publishing, 2005. xii, 434 pages. Many b/w text illustrations. Appendix and bibliography. Pictorial card wrappers. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Labrador Memories

by Burchill, Dora Elizabeth

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$38.54

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Shepparton: The Shepparton News, 1947. 129 pages. Frontispiece and many plates in sepia. Pictorial card wrappers with yapp edges; short closed tear at head of spine. Scarce. *The author's experiences while working as a nurse at the Australian Inland Mission hospital in Labrador.. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Crooks, Chooks and Bloody Ratbags

by Cue, Kerry

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780140114188
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$50.10

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Melbourne: Penguin Books, 1988. 219 pages. Pictorial card wrappers. Very slight shelfwear. Scarce. *The first of the bestselling "Ratbag" books.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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See You at Sundown. A True Story of Two Lives on One of Australia's Northern Frontiers

by Flamsteed, Ted and Margaret

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780646334561
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Toowong, Queensland: The Authors, 1997. 216 pages. Many b/w photos. Pictorial card wrappers. *The authors ran a million-acre cattle run in Australia's remote Gulf Country for 26 years from 1969.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Madcap: The Half-life of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd's Lost Genius

by Willis. Tim

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Tapsell's Books and Music
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781904095248
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$57.81

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London: Short Books, 2002. 174 pages. Many photos in colour and b/w. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.
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Memoir of Mr James Wood; Including Notices of Other Members of His Family

by Williams, Thomas

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Published
1883
Condition
Very Good
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$134.89

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Geelong: Henry Thacker, 1883. x (including errata page), 196 pages. Portrait photo frontispiece. Original green cloth with decorations and titling blindstamped on upper board. One corner bumped. Rare.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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