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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...

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$400.00


The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay by Bloomfield, Lin

Sydney: Odana Editions and Josef Lebovic Gallery.. 1998. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & White etchings. An excellent copy. This is a heavy...

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AU$550.00


Italian and French Violin Makers [Volumes 1-4 complete] by Thone, Jost

Grottammare, Italy: Jost Thone. 20032004, 2006 & 2008. Folio size [31x46cm approx]. Very Good condition - all 4 volumes. Black cloth boards - no dustjackets as issued. Gilt to face & spine [Volume 1 spine gilt a little rubbed]. Illustrated with...

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AU$2,500.00


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...

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$250.00


The British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft - Rules for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships 1928 by (Clark, Robert - Chairman)

Glasgow: The British Corporation Register. 1928. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm. Very Good condition. Full maroon leatherette. Gilt to face. Corners lightly bumped. Hinges strengthened (original). Some light rubbing to edges and light wrinklin...

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AU$150.00


Second to None. A memorial history of the 32nd Battalion A.I.F. 1915-1919 by Freeman, R.R

Adelaide: Peacock Publications. 2006. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Fold-out photograph to rear pocket. Illustrated with Black and White ...

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AU$220.00


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


Norman Lindsay's Ship Models [Signed Limited Edition] by Lindsay, Norman [Preface and Commentary by]

Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1966. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Green morocco leather spine with bright gilt title; canvas boards with gilt decoration. Contained in a very good, albeit marked slipcase. Previous owne...

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$750.00


Les Locomotives Electriques De Type 2D2 Midi, P.O., Etat et S.N.C.F. by Charmantier, G

Menton, France: Les Editions du Cabri. 1981. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Line Drawings. Text is in French. 240 pages Origi...

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$100.00


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


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. 130 pages The author, fr...

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AU$125.00


Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement] by Plomley, N.J.B

Hobart: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 1966[Supplement 1971]. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Blue cloth boards. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White maps. Includes separate s...

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AU$400.00


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


The Engraved Gems of the Greeks Etruscans and Romans, Part One : Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans A history of Greek art in miniature by Richter, G.M.A

London: Phaidon Press Limited. 1968. Folio Size. Very Good copy in a Good+ dustjacket. Dustjacket has a somewhat faded spine - is now protected in a pupose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Bookplate to front free endpaper 3...

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AU$250.00


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


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