• Australians: A Historical Library in 12 Volumes

    Limited Edition of which this is Number 195 out of a total of 250. Deluxe Set. As New. Hand Bound in Australian Leather. Cover design by John Bull, reflecting the Australian bush, has superb gold gilt gum leaves against a tan/clay Australian palette.
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    AU $1,500.00
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  • Edgar Penzig Guns and Gold Crime Australian Diggings 1850-1900 Limited 289/1350

    This is a Limited Edition Number 289 of 1350 copies. Light fading to the spine and. Signed by the Author on the very front blank page and also again on the third internal page.
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    AU $250.00
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  • Odo Yakuza Tokyo Anton Kusters Third Edition Signed Photography Book Brand New

    ODO YAKUZA TOKYO - ANTON KUSTERS. Features: Signed by Anton Kusters, 232 pages, Full Colour, Softcover;. photographs by Anton Kusters. published by ZABROZAS (anton kusters). reproduction of 84 images of the YAKUZA project.
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    AU $284.52
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  • Geoff Bardon Aboriginal Art of The Western Desert 1979 1st Edition

    First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Quarto, 71 pp. 24 full Colour Plates of the work of the Papunya Tula Art Movement. His work hangs in The National Gallery, Canberra & The NSW Gallery. Small owner inscription.
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    AU $192.50
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  • Mandela The Authorised Portrait

    FINE, FIRST EDITION. HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION PORTRAIT OF THIS MOST SIGNIFICANT & INFLUENTIAL MAN. MANY FABULOUS PHOTOS. No inscriptions. Published in South Africa by Wild Dog Press.
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    AU $220.00
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  • Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery (Paperback, 1982)

    Anne of Green Gables. ―L.M. Montgomery ,Anne of Green Gables. Eleven books by L.M Montgomery. “There's such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person.
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    AU $245.00
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  • To Long Tan: Australian Army and the Vietnam War, 1950-66 by Ian McNeill (Hardback, 1993)

    Ian McNeill has had access to all relevant Australian Government records, and has supplemented this vast array of material with extensive interviews with participants, personal papers and correspondence, and discussions with former Viet Cong.
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    AU $373.50
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  • Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys - SIGNED Michael Collins (Apollo 11)

    Carrying the Fire. An Astronaut's Journeys. Rare with the author's signature. We will NOT do this. Publication Details: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1974 (First edition, second printing). Originally published 1974.
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    AU $598.00
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  • Evil Angels by John Bryson (Hardback, 1986)

    Evil Angels. John Bryson. Provenance: From the estate of Hugh and Diane McCarron. Hugh McCarron (d. 2009) was one of Australia's leading entrepeneurs in the second half of the 20th century, and a notable collector of signed books.
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    AU $498.00
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  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (Hardback, 2008)

    Books is in new, crisp condition and never read, includes a dust wrapper. Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Signed by the Author. Author: David Wroblewski.
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    AU $212.50
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  • Frankie Magazine Issue 58 Mar/apr 2014 With Poster

    7 X Frankie Magazines. Most in original plastic covers.
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    AU $120.00
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  • The Feast of All Saints Anne Rice 1st Edition Signed

    Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Signed by the Author. Title: The Feast of All Saints. Books is in very good condition, looks unread read, includes a dust wrapper. Author: Anne Rice.
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    AU $195.50
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  • Darkmans by Nicola Barker (Hardback, 2007)

    Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Signed by the Author. Books is in new, crisp condition and never read, includes a dust wrapper. Author: Nicola Barker. Title: Darkmans. Condition: As New.
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    AU $212.50
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  • Sandar K.M. Panikkar; A Survey Of Indian History

    "A distinguished foreign scholar once told Sardar Panikkar that whenever he tried to read a book on Indian history he was constrained to. The book is no dry-as-dust catalogue of dynasties, nor is it merely a glorification of India's rulers.
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    AU $1,250.00
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  • The Fat Man in History, by Peter Carey. 1st edition paperback.

    The Fat Man in History. by Peter Carey. Life & Death in the South Side Pavilion. First edition paperback, very good condition, minor cover creasing. A Windmill in the West. The pictures shown are of the actual book.
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    AU $220.00
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  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling (Hardback, 1997)

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This is the first 1998 Australian edition, first print number 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Don't pass this fantastic opportunity up, this is a VERY rare copy and a rare buying opportunity.
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    AU $499.00
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  • Colonial Doctor and his Town

    First Edition, 1974. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. This rare out-of-print book had a limited print run. 20 illustrations endpapers showing the Mansfield district. Binding is very good, clean and tight throughout.
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    AU $132.00
    AU $12.50 postage
  • Kris Kuksi: Divination and Delusion by beinArt Publishing (Hardback, 2011)

    Kris Kuksi’s sculptures, rendered in immaculate detail, evoke a grandeur reminiscent of the Baroque era. Kuksi successfully merges this sumptuous echo of the past with a satirical and critical commentary of our modern industrial world.
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  • Geology of the Bowen Basin Queensland Includes All Maps Dickins Hardback in DJ

    SIZE & CONDITION: Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's signature to front of DJ, front free endpaper and rear DJ panel.
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    AU $218.00
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  • Joel-Peter Witkin photographs 1985 limited edition hard cover dust jacket

    Limited edition of 4000 copies - #93. very unusual subjects.
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    AU $150.00
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  • Islamic Art by Konemann UK Ltd (Hardback, 2001)

    Islam Art and Architecture. The contributions of important scholars bring to life before our very eyes this culture, which belongs next to Greek and Roman antiquity as one of the pillars of our modern society.
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    AU $110.00
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  • Performance Art in CHINA by Thomas J. Berghuis ~ SCARCE!! 1996 Hardcover

    Takes as its subject one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of experimental art practice in China. In his comprehensive study, author Thomis J. Berghuis introduces and investigates the idea of the 'role of the mediated subject of the acting body in art,' a notion grounded in the realization that the body is always present in art practices, as well as their subsequent, secondary representations.
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    AU $275.00
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  • The REVERSE of the Medal by Patrick O'BRIAN ~ 1986 1st Edition

    1986 8vo hardcover with dustjacket. First edition published by Collins, London. Good condition. Clean and solidly bound. Front end paper and half title page are fragile but still totally attached.
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    AU $275.00
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  • Wheels Over Victoria - Harold Paynting Malcolm Grant Vintage Cars Superb Limited

    It particularly references their development in Victoria, Australia. This is a very rare and collectable book that will bring delight to anyone who views it. The pictures only give you a small insight into the depth of the quality of this publication.
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    AU $750.00
  • The BAYEUX TAPESTRY. David Wilson. Thames and Hudson. 1985. Hardcover & Slipcase

    Comments: 73 Colour Plates. The Story Told in the Tapestry. Style, Art and Form. Buildings, Dress and Objects. Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd. Binding: Fabric Hardcover with Embossed Lettering and Slipcase.
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    AU $125.00
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  • CAPRICE - A Stockman's Daughter by DORIS PILKINGTON ~ Rare 1991 Paperback

    1991 8vo paperback published by Queensland University Press. Good condition. Crease to to top corner of front cover and subsequent pages. Browning and foxing, especially to prelims. Browning to exurge of pages.
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    AU $175.00
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  • Shane C Richards: the Poet by Shane C Richards (Paperback, 2010)

    ‘Shane, Once again you have brought me back to the reality under the reality.the little things so. ‘THE POET’ is a poetic journal containing one hundred and twenty one works. The smell of fresh flowers, a good night and the simplicity of looking at the clouds, I love that I have your words to read and that they bring back.
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    AU $15.00
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  • Tiger Men by Barry Petersen (Hardback, 1989)

    First UK Edition. Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket. Clean, tight & bright with no inscriptions. Not foxed. Published in conjunction with Macmillan and bears 2 ISBNs 0333478193 & 0283998164, on jacket & in text.
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    AU $49.50
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  • Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

    Author: Fischer, Bobby. So if your trying to source a hard-to-find book, or you just need advice in selecting a special or collectible book for a loved one, we can help. Other international destinations may take longer.
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    AU $49.50
    AU $12.50 postage
  • Biggles Fails to Return by Captain W E Johns

    William Earl Johns (1893-1968) was an English pilot and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the name Captain W. E. Johns. The Norfolk Yeomanry fought at Gallipoli until December when they were withdrawn to Egypt.
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    AU $35.99
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  • The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville (Hardback, 2008)

    Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Signed by the Author. Books is in new, crisp condition and never read, includes a dust wrapper. Title: The Lieutenant. Author: Kate Grenville.
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    AU $76.50
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  • Lloyd Rees The Last Twenty Years Renee Free In Collaboration Ex Lib HCDj 1990

    THE BOOK IS IN GOOD USED Ex Library CONDITION WITH SIGNS OF PRIOR USE. cancelled stamped over the original library stamps throughout the book and a round mark on about page 11. the front brown blank page opposite the front title page has been removed.
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    AU $95.00
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  • The Art of Illuminating by M.Digby Wyatt (Paperback, 1987)

    THE BOOK HAS NO FOXING, TEARS OR MARKS OF ANY KIND. BY WORDSWORTH, THE BOOK IS LARGE A4 SIZE. AND IS NON PAGINATED.
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    AU $60.00
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  • Historic Public Buildings of Australia by Australian Council of National Trusts (Hardback, 1972)

    On rare occasions freight cost may need to be increased to cover particularly heavy books or sets of books. Other international destinations may take longer. By: Australian Council of National Trusts.
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    AU $49.50
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  • Signed first edition Richard Flanagan DEATH OF A RIVER GUIDE. rare proof

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  • Freemasons' Guide and Compendium by Bernard E. Jones (Hardback, 1963)

    First published in 1950, the 'Freemasons' Guide and Compendium' is filled with authentic, detailed information on a wide variety of subjects related to masons and masonry. And Bernard E. Jones critically examines conflicting ideas about how some of the traditions came to be, coming to conclusions of his own.
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    AU $32.00
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  • Goetia of Dr Rudd: The Angels and Demons of Liber Malorum Spirituum Seu Goetia by David Rankine, Stephen Skinner (Hardback, 2007)

    This volume contains a transcription of a hitherto unpublished manuscript of the Lemegeton includes four whole grimoires: Liber Malorum Spituum seu Goetia Theurgia-Goetia Ars Paulina (Books 1 & 2) Ars Almadel This manuscript was owned by Dr. Thomas Rudd, a practicing scholar-magician of the early seventeenth century who knew Dr. John Dee.
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    AU $84.92
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  • All Hell on the Irrawaddy by John Finnerty (Hardback, 1985)

    Finnerty, John 'Tim' ; All Hell on the Irrawaddy ; Anchor Publications [1985 - 1st Edn.]. ; 286 pages, b/w photographs ; ; PB/VG ;.
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    AU $75.00
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  • M Alvarez Bravo

    LIMITED FIRST EDITION. This is one of 1500 Copies. Near Fine. 80 b/w plates 2 colour plates. Unclipped dust wrapper, no inscriptions, no foxing, lovely book. Photo plates all pristine. Contains: Manuel Alvarez Bravo by Jane Livingston; Alvarez Bravo & Mexico by Alex Castro; Documentation by Frances Fralin; Catalogue of the Exhibition; Biographical Notes.
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    AU $88.00
    AU $15.00 postage
  • The Spitfire Mk V Manual

    1988, second edition. Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket. There is a small gold owner sticker on endpaper bearing the owner's name. The book contains "the fullest technical information, including handling and flying notes, construction and wiring details and instructions for ground crews".
    Pre-owned
    AU $82.50
    AU $12.50 postage
  • Alma Doepel The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

    For a small extra charge, books can be gift-wrapped [with price removed] and a gift card from you included. Most books with dust jackets have been covered with an archival protective sleeve. Other international destinations may take longer.
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    AU $66.00
    AU $15.00 postage
  • X 3 John & Judy Banks Selection of The Birds Animals Butterflies of Sri Lanka

    THE BOOKS ARE IN USED CONDITION WITH SIGNS OF PRIOR USE. no name written inside covers, signs of prior use. some spots/marks and red inked stamp on front title page of each ". " cover wear, marks, rub marks or old finger marks?.
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    AU $103.50
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  • Outback Airman Harry Purvis and Joan Priest Hardcover 1980 Reprint

    By Harry Purvis and Joan Priest. Rigby, Australia, 1980 reprint. 228 pages b/w photos. Near Fine Copy.
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    AU $45.00
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  • The Hohokam Desert Farmers & Craftsmen - Snaketown - 1964-1965 - Large HardCover

    Illustrated throughout with site maps, photos, drawings. Exhaustive analysis of archeological fieldwork at the Hohokam Snaketown Site, southern Arizona. Emil W. Haury.
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    AU $55.00
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  • Somerville's Force H: Gibralter-based Fleet, 1940 to 42 - WW2 - HCDJ - As New

    Somerville's Force H: The Royal Navy's Gibraltar-Based Fleet, June 1940 To March 1942. by Raymond Dannreuther.
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  • a History of Melbourne Law School 1857 to 1973 by Ruth Campbell 1977 1st HC DJ

    For a small extra charge, books can be gift-wrapped [with price removed] and a gift card from you included. Most books with dust jackets have been covered with an archival protective sleeve. Other international destinations may take longer.
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    AU $49.50
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  • A Storm in Flanders The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918

    STATED FIRST EDITION. "Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front". Near Fine. Maps & Photos. The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most notorious and dreaded place in all of World War 1 - probably of any war in history.
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    AU $55.00
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  • Behind The Lines One Woman S War 1914 18

    First Edition, 1982. Photos / Map. No owner inscriptions. The letters of Caroline Ethel Cooper, edited by Decie Denholm. Binding Fine in near fine unclipped dust jacket unclipped dust jacket. Facsimile of Cooper's signature on title page.
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    AU $49.50
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