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Don't Blow Out the Candle

by Zena Marenbon

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Used - Very Good
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Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1973
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780246106209
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London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1973. A Liverpool Childhood of the Twenties. Book has a price in biro on front e/paper and a phone no. on the back e/paper, but o/wise in VG+ cond. Unclipped DJ has edgewear. 128 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Hell of a Licking. The Retreat from Burma 1941-2

by James Lunt

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1986
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780002727075
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London: Collins, 1986. An account of the long retreat of the British army in Burma. Maps on endpapers. B/W photos. Unclipped DJ with minor edgewear. Crisp white pages. 318 pgs Very miniscule F spots on top page ends. O/wise Fine.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Walking With Time The Story of the Wakool Country

by E J Grant

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First
Published
1970
Binding
Hardcover
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Melbourne: Abacada, 1970. Fascinating book on the History of the Riverina District of New South Wales. Numerous B/W plates and some line drawings.Internally excellent cond. Rubbing on the red cloth cover. No inscript. 152 pgs. First. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Various. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Fiesta in Pamplona

by Domonique Aubier

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First
Published
1956
Binding
Hardcover
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N Y: Universe Books, 1956. Tan cloth binding with a design from one of Picasso's lithographs depicting bulls. The unclipped DJ has some edge wear and an open tear near the top of spine and a stain on the INNER side of the bottom edge. DJ features a running from the bulls scene. Slight foxing to enps and very faint… Read more about this item
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Footholds Against a Whirlwind

by Alexander Glen

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1975
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hutchinson, 1975. A Very good copy, some minor rubbing to board edges, some foxing to top page ends, but O/wise near fine. B/W plates and maps. VG Unclipped DJ. 272 pgs. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Various. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Fixed in Time: Photographs from Another Australia 1900-1939

by Foreward By Manning Clark

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1985
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780909558901
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Australia: John Fairfax, 1985. Near fine cond. Very Minor foxing on title page and very slight crease on Unclipped DJ near spine top. Clean and crisp inside. Photos from the archives of the John Fairfax News and the State Library of NSW. Beautiful photos of Australia's history. 175 pgs.. First. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Various. 4to… Read more about this item
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The Happy Warrior

by Patrick Hore-Ruthven

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1943. Poetry by an SAS captain killed in North Africa. Photo of author on first pg. Foxing, small tear and some creasing on unclipped DJ. Bumps to spine ends. Prev owners inscription. O/wise VG copy 18 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Day of the Bomb

by Dan Kurzman

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780297788621
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1986. The tragic story of Hiroshima. Near fine condition. DJ not price clipped, no inscriptions, very light foxing on page ends and from DJ. B/W photos 546 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Retreat from Kokoda The Australian Campaign in New Guinea 1942

by Raymond Paull

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Published
1982
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780855610494
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Australia: William Heinemann, 1982. Heinemann 1982 reprint/ 319 pgs Maps on endpapers and B/W photos. Slight bump to top of spine and spots on page tops. O/wise near fine. Rare. Prev. owners inscript.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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With Stanley in Africa

by Olga Hall Quest

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1962
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Gollancz, 1962. Interesting book about Stanley in Africa 156 pgs. Small tear on bottom corner of DJ. O/w near fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Dust Over the Pilbara

by Marjorie Bickerton

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780908112807
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Western Australia: Artlook, 1980. Facinating personal account from a woman's view of mining, development and the history of the Pilbara area. Soft cover has minor wear to edges. B/W photos. 206 pgs. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Pioneers of Hornsby Shire 1788- 1906

by Hornsby Historical Society

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Edition
Revised Ed 1980
Published
1980
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780908120345
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Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1980. A facinating history of the Hornsby area by the Hornsby Shire Historical Society. Some minor cover wear and light foxing on enps. Numerous maps, tables and illust. Prev. owner's name. 290 pgs.. Revised Ed 1980. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Various. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Burkie A Biography of Brian Burke

by John Hamilton

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1988
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780867780369
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Western Australia: St George Books, 1988. Minor edge wear to DJ edges. O/wise fine condition. Signed by Burkie and the author John Hamilton. 218 pgs. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Material Culture and the Study of American Life

by Ian M G Quimby

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1978
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780393056617
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New York: Norton, 1978. Study of American artifacts relating culturally. Many B/W illust. Stain from red boards on DJ, but no water damage. Prev.owners name. 249 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Discovery of Nehru

by Kenneth Griffith

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780718131753
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London: Michael Joseph, 1989. Book in crisp clean condition. Rem mark bottom edge. Unclipped DJ some edge wear. 216 pgs. First Ed. An original look at India and the life of Nehru. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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In Camera Secret Justice in Rhodesia

by Peter Niesewand

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1973
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780297766766
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1973. Firsr Ed. Unclipped DJ. very small tear near spine. Secret justice in Rhodesia. Peter Niesewand writes his own story.B/W photos. 209 pgs. Good clean copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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High Adventure

by Edmund Hilary

Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. Rare Ist Ed. Maps by A Spark, sketches by G Djurkouic. Numerous B/W photos. Colour plate at front. No DJ Blue boards and faded spine. Foxing to page ends and first and rear endpapers and pages. Binding secure. 224 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Puffing Billy

by Brian Carroll & Kenneth Stepnell

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Edition
First
Published
1977
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780727003133
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Australia: Rigby, 1977. First ed. near fine.. laminated boards, Numerous colour pics and text showing the trip of Victoria's Puffing Billy. unpaginated.. First. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Kenneth Stepnell Photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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For the Love of a Soldier Australian War Brides and Their GIs

by Annette Potts Lucinda Strauss

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket as Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1987
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780642530578
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Crow's Nest Australia: ABC, 1987. Fascinating account of American GI's and their Australian sweethearts during World War 11. Numerous B/W illustrations and copies of news articles from the period. Prev. owners stamp and slight cover crease. O/Wise VG indeed. 127 pgs. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Across the Top of the World

by Wally Herbert

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
First
Published
1969
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Longmans, 1969. Story by the expedition leader, the Author, of The British Trans-Artic Expedition in 1968. Many B/W plates. Chipping to DJ, light small stain to base of spine. O/wise very good. Clean and crisp internally.209 pgs. First. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by B/W Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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