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The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

London: The Grey Walls Press, 1948. 164 pages. Original green cloth with gilt titling on the spine. Very slight offsetting on endpapers. The price-clipped dustwrapper has a tiny nick on the fold of front flap. Tail of dustwrapper spine very slightly rubbe...

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The Cyclists' Touring Club (C.T.C.) Gazette. A collection of 12 yearly Volumes by Shipton, E. R. (editor), and Others

London: Cyclists' Touring Club Quarto. An excellent broken run of this famous monthly magazine complete for the years 1896 (Volume XV), 1903, 1926 to 1929, and 1932 to 1937. Many b/w illustrations (by such artists as Frank Patterson), steel engraving...

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New Screen News (A collection of 120 magazines from 1951-1962)

Melbourne: Hoyts Theatres Ltd . A broken run of 120 various issues of this film magazine from Volume 5, No. 3 (January 5, 1951) to Volume 16, No. 9 (April 27, 1962). In 1951, New Screen News was published weekly by the Australian chain Hoyts Theatres. At...

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Walt Disney's Wild West by Disney, Walt

London: Juvenile Productions Not dated (about 1938). 125 pages. Pictorial endpapers and pictorial title page. Four colour plates, including frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with a full-page illustration (printed in red and black) facing each page of te...

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Hall's Voyages (Set of 3 Volumes in Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts) by Hall, Captain Basil

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co, 1826. Volume I: Voyage to Loo-Choo and Other Places in the Eastern Seas, in the Year 1816. Including an Account of Captain Maxwell's Attack on the Batteries at Canton; and Notes of an Interview with Buonaparte at...

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The Magic Kangaroo. The Adventures of Dicky and Nooroo. (Sandman series) by Mallinson, Mavis

Sydney: John Sands Not dated (1944). 23.4cm x 18.5cm. 63 pages. Profusely illustrated in several colours in comic strip format. Pictorial card wrappers, creased and worn and with several short closed tears. Internally excellent and complete. Rare. *The ad...

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Lonely Lands: Through the Heart of Australia. With Portrait, Map, and 84 Photographic Illustrations By the Author by Birtles, Francis E

Sydney: N.S.W. Bookstall Company, 1909. xv, 224 pages plus 16-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Leaf xiii and leaf xv (the list of illustrations) have been transposed. B/w map and 84 photos by Birtles. Rebound in brown cloth with gilt titling on the...

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Round the World on a Wheel. Being the Narrative of a Bicycle Ride of 19,237 Miles Through Seventeen Countries and Across Three Continents By John Foster Fraser, S. Edward Lunn, and F.H. Lowe by Fraser, John Foster

London: Methuen, 1899. xii, 532 pages plus 38-page publisher's catalogue. B/w frontispiece and about 99 other b/w photos, some of which are full page. Previous owner's signature on upper board, front pastedown, first page of text and page 173. Ori...

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Reflections in Palestine 1883 by Gordon, Charles George

London: Macmillan, 1884. Duodecimo. x, 124 pages. Black endpapers. 3 maps printed in black and red. Original fawn cloth ruled in red and black on spine and upper and lower boards; titled in black on spine and upper board. A very good (very slight wear), c...

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The Directory and Register of the Rolls-Royce Phantom III Motor Car by Estridge, M.N. (editor)

San Bernadino: The Phantom III Technical Society, 1994. Quarto. 290 pages. Colour frontispiece. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Three pages of additions and corrections loosely inserted. Original cloth (slightly spotted) with silver titling and insignia on ...

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Heroes with Haloes: St Kilda's One Hundred Greatest by Holmesby, Russell

Caringbah: Playright Publishing, 1995. Quarto. 296 pages. Profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. ...

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The Australian Stud Book Containing Pedigrees of Racehorses, Etc, from the Earliest Accounts to the Year 1958 Inclusive. Volume 25 (set of 3 volumes)

Sydney: The Australian Jockey Club and Victoria Racing Club, 1960. cxiii, 1248 pages. General index. Black half leather with cloth boards. Gilt titling on the spine. This set includes the first and second supplements which are both bound in black cloth (3...

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True History of the Kelly Gang by Carey, Peter

St Lucia: UQP, 2000. 401 pages. Double-page map. The decorated verification plate (signed by the author and stating that this hardback edition is from the first Australian printing) is loosely inserted. Original boards with cork spine. Titling on upper bo...

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Australian Steamships Past and Present by Gregory, Dickson

London: The Richards Press, 1928. 260pp. Quarto. Six coloured plates (from paintings by the author) and 276 b/w illusts. Appendix and index. Top edge gilt. Original blue cloth with gilt titling on the spine and gilt titling and gilt steamship decoration o...

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Two Wheels to the Top. An Autobiography By Reg Harris with Gregory Houston Bowden by Harris, Reg; and Bowden, Gregory Houston

London: W.H. Allen, 1976. 218 pages. Many b/w photos. Index. *Flawless and scarce.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. ...

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