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The Cyclopedia of South Australia (2 volumes complete) by Burgess, H.T

Adelaide: Austaprint. 1978. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Some very light foxing to top edge and endpapers. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Two (2) volume set. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs...

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AU$250.00


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


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


George Giffen. A Biography (Signed Copy) by Whimpress, Bernard

Adelaide: Walla Walla Press. 2020. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Signed by the author. Colour and black & white illustrations. Foreword by Gideon Haigh. Robus...

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AU$69.00


Allan Moffat's Scrapbook by Hanrahan, Bryan [with Allan Moffat]

Adelaide: Rigby. 1978. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Small neat date and comment to front free endpaper. 80 pages. Robust, professional ...

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AU$65.00


Service Arms of the South Australian Police 1838 to 1988. The first 150 Years by Slee, Max

Adelaide: Antique and Historical Arms Association of South Australia. 1988. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Very Scarce. Robust, professional pa...

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AU$125.00


Adelaide Festival 60 Years 1960-2020 by McKinnon, Catherine (Edited by); Tirrell, Sheree and Koch,Colin (Pictorial Editors and Research)

Kent Town and Adelaide: Corporation. 2020. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Robust, professional packag...

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AU$74.00


The History of the Sunset Railway including the McKittrick Branch of the Southern Pacific Company by Bergman, John F

Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Historical Society. 1994. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Very scarce - especially in this condition....

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AU$150.00


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$1,495.00


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 & B/W photos. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 87 pages. A study of Hans Heysen's watercolours ...

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AU$41.95


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


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$84.95


Beds in the East by Burgess, Anthony

London: Heinemann. 1959. Octavo Size. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ has some minor edgewear, age-darkening to spine and a very small piece missing to top edge near spine - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 237 pages The third novel in...

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AU$100.00


The Far North Country by Newland, S. [Simpson]

Adelaide: Burden & Bonython, Advertiser Office. 1887. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Red cloth boards [as noted in Ferguson 13317] are faded at spine and upper edge. Free endpapers are tanned. Interior is clean. 39 pages A reprint o...

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AU$450.00


Royal Australian Navy 1939-1942 and Royal Australian Navy 1942-1945 (2 volume set) by Gill, G. Hermon

Canberra: Australian War Memorial. 1957 &1968. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two (2) volume set. Very Good in Very Good Dustjackets. DJ's have some very light edgewear - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Bl...

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AU$130.00


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