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Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest by Wendy Cooper

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Nokomis Editions, 2004. 616 pages with colour illustrations. Describes and identifies 2436 species and includes paintings of 1236 of these. Almost every species is accompanied by a line illustration of its leaf as an aid to …

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Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls - Convict Women In Van Diemens Land 1803 - 1829 by Phillip Tardif

Sydney, NSW, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1990. Jacket has general wear to edges. 1801 pages. Tells the story of each of the 1,675 women sent to Van Diemens Land as a convict in that colony's first quarter-century. Heavy book (2kg). . Hard …

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On the Mountain by Peter Dombrovskis - Richard Flanagan - Jamie Kirkpatrick

Hobart, TAS, Australia: West Wind Press, 1996. Jacket spine has 4cm tear with surrounding damage. 144 pages with colour photos. Mount Wellington with photos by Peter Dombrovskis. . Limited Edition (Number 1150 of 1500) . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good…

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Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia by Cogger, Harold G

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, 2014. 1033 pages with colour photos, line drawings and distribution maps. Comprehensive guide to the identification of Australia's rich and varied herpetofauna - 1218 species of frogs, crocodiles, turtle…

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British & Commonwealth Bayonets by Ian D. Skennerton & Robert Richardson

Brisbane, QLD, Australia: I.D. Skennerton, 1986. Illustrated laminated boards. 404 pages with b/w illustrations. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. …

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The Birds of Australia : Comprising Three Hundred Full Page Illustrations with a Descriptive Account of the Life and Characteristic Habits of Over Seven Hundred Species, Volumes IV, V and VI by Gracius J. Broinowski

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Charles Stuart & Co , 1890. Gilt decoration. Raised bands to spine. All gilt edges. Marbled endpapers. Minor marks to boards. Foxing to early and late pages. Previous owners name to each volume. Tissue guarded colou…

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Australian Succulent Plants : An Introduction by Attila Kapitany

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Kapitany Concepts, 2007. Usual library marks. 240 pages with colour illustrations and distribution maps. Covers approximately 100 species from 40 genera. . Hard Cover. Good+/Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall…

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The Mammals of Australia : Incorporating the 3 Original Volumes by John Gould (With Modern Notes By Joan M. Dixon)

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: The Macmillan Company of Australia, 1983. Jacket has discolouration to spine (turned slightly darker than the rest of the jacket). 416 pages with over 150 colour plates. Includes Volume I - Australian Marsupials and Monotrem…

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The Australian Guerrilla (6 Books in slipcase = Shoot to Kill, Sniping, Guerrilla Tactics, Trapping the Jap, Lurking Death, The Scout) by Ion Idriess

Uralla, NSW, Australia : Idriess Enterprises Pty Ltd, 1999. This reprint of the hard to find books of The Guerrilla series is limited to 500 copies. This set comes in a slipcase with the title in gilt to the spine. . FACSIMILE LIMITED EDITION. Soft …

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Balus - The Aeroplane in Papua New Guinea - Three Volume Set (Volume I : The Early Years, Volume II : The Rise of Talair, Volume III : Wings of a Nation) by James Sinclair

Bathurst, NSW, Australia: Robert Brown & Associates Pty Ltd, 1990. General wear to edges of jackets. Three volume set consists of:- Volume 1, The Early Years (ISBN 0949267503), 296 pages with b/w illustrations. Volume 2, The Rise of Talair (ISBN…

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Classic Motorcycle Race Engines : Expert Technical Analysis of the World's Great Power Units by Kevin Cameron

United Kingdom: Haynes Publishing, 2012. Slight lean to spine. 408 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Provides in-depth analysis and technical detail of more than 50 classic motorcycle race engines spanning eight decades. . Hard Cover. Very Goo…

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Our Australian Kelpie by Tim Austin

Mt Gambier, South Australia: High Thunder Publishing, 1991. Jacket has general wear and small repaired tears. Inscribed and signed by Tim Austin on the front free endpaper. 128 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Oversize book, please ask for po…

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The Coachbuilder Atlas of Scale Drawings, First Series : Popular Australian Vehicles

Sydney, NSW, Australia: Stephen Dobell-Brown / The Dene Bindery , 1987. First published in 1896. Being reprints of 87 drawings (some fold out) issued with "The Australasian Coachbuilder and Saddler' between June 1892 and December 1896. Every…

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Never Unprepared : A History of the 26th Australian Infantry Battalion (AIF) 1939 - 1946 by A.n. Turrell

Australia: 26th Battalion Reunion Association, 1992. Jacket has general wear and 2 small tears. 194 pages with b/w illustrations and nominal roll. A history of the 26th infantry battalion (A.I.F.) in the campaigns of the south west pacific in WWII. .…

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Margaret Woodward : Paintings, 1950 - 2002 by Fry, Gavin; Woodward, Margaret; Klepac, Lou

Sydney, Australia: The Beagle Press, 2002. Signed by Margaret Woodward on the title page. 148 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. . SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Small Folio. …

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