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BANJO PATERSON & HENRY LAWSON, COLLECTED WORKS (SET of TWO)

by BANJO PATERSON, HENRY LAWSON

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Published
1988
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780701820114
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$64.73

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This is a first edition set of the selected works of two of the most important writers in Australian literature: Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson. (I say 'collected' but I don't think either book is their complete works.) Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was a bush poet, and is known as Australia's greatest short story writer. His works… Read more
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AMIENS - DAWN OF VICTORY

by James McWilliams, R James Steel

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781550023428
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This is a near-perfect copy of Amiens - Dawn of Victory, written in 2001 by the military historians James McWilliams and R. James Steel. This is a trade paperback--it was apparently not published in hard cover. Amiens (August 8-11 1918) was the first 'modern battle' attempted by the Allies. Employing secrecy, deception and the troops of… Read more
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GALLIPOLI

by ALAN MOOREHEAD

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780771592393
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$28.32

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This book was a best-seller when it was first published in 1956. It was written by the Anglo-Australian war correspondent Alan Moorehead (1910-1983). (It was also the famous 1981 film that launched Mel Gibson's career.) It is a vivid chronicle of adventure, suspense, agony, and heroism--and a tragic waste of human life, particularly for the Australians.… Read more
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DISCOVERING AUSTRALIAN WINE

by Patrick Iland, Peter Gago

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780646222387
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This is an unread copy of Discovering Australian Wine - A Taster's Guide, written by the Australian winemakers and experts Patrick Island and Peter Gago. It is 164 pages of photos, maps, charts and information of all kinds--everything there is to know about Australian wine. I attach a photo of the Contents. Mint condition.
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NEW ZEALAND: TWO PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOKS by MARTIN BARRIBALL

by Martin Barriball, Mervyn Dykes, Michael King

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780589014025
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$24.27

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This is two photographic books about New Zealand, produced by the prominent photographer Martin Barriball (1929-2012). Barriball was commissioned to spend 18 months photographing the country; in 1982, the books were published, with text by local historians and journalists: New Zealand in Colour with text by Michael King and New Zealand's South Island in Colour, with text by Mervyn Dykes. Both of these… Read more
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DESIGN WORLD AUSTRALIA: HOLDEN CARS, CATAMARANS, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

by DESIGN WORLD MAGAZINE

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
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$16.18

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Design World, The International Journal of Design, was a high-end design magazine out of Australia. I can't find a record of its history; it is no longer publishing. Contents Australia at the Singapore Design Forum Specialist Interior Designers Medical Equipment Design See Table of Contents Scan 8 1/4" x 11 ¾" 146 Pages, Pristine Condition
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THE FAR COUNTRY

by Nevil Shute

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition, First printing
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Nevil Shute Norway (1899-1960) was a brilliant English-Australian novelist, pilot and aeronautical engineer. He wrote 24 novels, many of which have been made into famous films, with On the Beach and A Town Like Alice being among the most famous; his novel The Pied Piper continues to be required reading in schools all over the world.The Far… Read more
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BLISS

by Katherine Mansfield

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Published
1927
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Very Good+
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Bliss is the well-known 1918 short story that was used as the lead in this collection, Mansfield's second, first published in 1920. This collection was a best-seller, leading to many reprints; this is a copy from the 1927 reprint (the 11th). It is dark red boards with a small gold design on the cover and… Read more
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SELECTED STORIES OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD

by Katherine Mansfield

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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This is a lovely little pocketbook, 4" x 6", and 364 pages, containing 27 stories. It is navy blue boards with an imprinted design on the cover and bright gold lettering on the spine. Save for check-marks that someone made on the contents (as shown), it is perfect. Like new. Note: If you are outside of North America, the… Read more
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