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THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription] by Colwell, James - Author Vols 1-3 and Editor of Vols 4-6

Sydney: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Australasia) Limited. 1925. Small Quarto Size. Very Good Condition. Lovely deep brown boards with copper-look embossing to face. The light coloured patches behind the ship are a little rubbed on some volume…

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AU$200.00


Hans Heysen Into the Light by Hylton, Jane & Neylon, John

Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 2008. Quarto Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour reproductions. Colour & Black & white photos. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 87 pages. A study of Hans Heysen's…

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AU$39.95


Nests and Eggs of Australian Birds including the Geographic Distribution of the Species and Popular Observations Thereon by Campbell, Archibald James

Melbourne: Wren Publishing. 1974. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Two (2) volume set. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a few small nicks [no loss] and is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy.. Illustrated in Col…

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AU$250.00


A Rat of Tobruk: A Digger's Lost Images of the Siege by Rosel, Mike

North Melbourne: Arcadia. 2020. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 96 pages. "Lieutenant John Rosel won a Military Cross for displaying 'calmne…

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AU$29.95


The Cyclopedia of South Australia by Burgess, H.T

Adelaide: The Cyclopedia Company. 1907& 1909. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good+ condition in original half-leather binding. Gilt to page edges. Corners, top and tail of spine lightly rubbed. Gilt to spine still clear. Gilt page edges. Prev…

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AU$650.00


Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia by Warburton, Peter Egerton Colonel

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle. 1875. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Green gilt decorated cloth boards, corners lightly bumped & a little rubbed. Spine edge also lightly rubbed - just light shelf wear. Book…

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AU$1495.00


George Rose The Post Card Era [Signed Copy] by Blum, Ron

Adelaide: Published by Author. 2011. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint - a new copy. Profusely illustrated with over 500 photographic postcard images taking the reader on a nostalgic trip into Australia's past. Colour and black & white il…

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AU$75.00


Arthur Boyd [Signed by Artist] by Philipp, Franz

London: Thames & Hudson. 1967. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good copy in Very Good Dust jacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down. Signed by Arthur Boyd on half-title page. Illu…

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AU$400.00


Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure by Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric

Le Havre: Éditions du Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre/MkF editions. 2016. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with colo…

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AU$79.95


Chappie and the Others by Heward, Constance

London: Frederick Warne and Co.. 1926. 12mo. [17x12cm]. Good condition in dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price-clipped with some loss to spine ends and corners. Book has corresponding fading and a tiny tear to top…

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AU$60.00


The Western Maryland Railway in the Diesel Era by Salamon, Stephen J. & Hopkins, William E

Silver Spring, Maryland: Old Line Graphics. 1991. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has some very minor wear [creasing] to base of spine & is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice …

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$60.00


A Photographic Memory George S. Hutton's Port Adelaide and Surrounds, 1924 to 1984 by Hutton, Erina S

Mile End, SA: Wakefield Press. 2021. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 80 pages. Six decades of photographs of Port Adelaide, Semaphore and surrounds, as captured by profe…

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AU$29.95


All The Voyages Round The World from the First by Magellan, in 1520, to that of Freycinet, in 1820 by Prior, Samuel Capt

New York: William H. Colyer. 1843[1841]. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Full leather binding, black title patch to spine. Boards attached but leather spilt - so held by stitching only . Fold-out map to front - complete but with a c…

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AU$195.00


The Kingdom of the Lost by Ogdon, J.A. Howard

London: The Bodley Head. 1947. Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is complete (not price-clipped) but has a couple of small closed tears at spine ends. Previous owners neat signature & date on front pastedown. Very scar…

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AU$200.00


Blooms and Brushstrokes A floral history of Australian art by Curtin, Penelope and Curtin, Tansy

Mile End, SA: Wakefield Press. 2019. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. 210 pages. Takes you on a unique journey through the history of Australian art, one flower at a …

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AU$65.00


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