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Moonshine

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: Moonshine


We will put in an appropriate town of your choice be it Manly, Maitland or Murrurundi. View more info

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Ducati kmh

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: ducatikmh


There are roads and there are Ducati roads, rarely are they straight or gently curved. View more info

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Whine Festival

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: whine


What?? Tamworth citizens complain? - surely not - - - unless they're participating in the Annual Whine Festival. Please note the festival runs from Jan 1 until Dec 31. Name the town that doesn't love a good whine festival and we'll think of something for them to whinge about. View more info

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LOCK, STOCK & BARREL: MAKING AN ENGLISH SHOTGUN AND SHOOTING WITH CONSISTENCY

By: Adams, Cyril & Braden, Robert

Price: $52.00

Publisher: USA, Safari Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011478


198pp plus catalogue at rear, 700g packed/carded for post (why not add another & use up that 3kg allowance, maybe something by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, maybe a Robert Jackson?) Explains the process of making an English gun, and gives the reader advice on shooting distance, shot pattern, and other technical aspects of shooting. From the Publisher > Robert Braden and Cyril Adams have been shooting fine English shotguns for decades all over the world, and they are unas... View more info

The Practical Gun

By: Andersson, Stellan & Akerman, Jan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Queen Anne Press: 1986

Seller ID: 011259


158pp, 800g for post, Rifles, shotguns and hunting methods. This book answers every question on all aspects of sporting guns. Chapters on rifles, shotguns and combination guns compare the relative merits of each weapon and its particular hunting suitability. Ammo and sights are examined in detail and even step by step instructions on loading your own cartridges. View more info

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The Complete Book of Shooting

By: Backhouse, Fid & Eliot, P & Knowles, R & Little, C & McKelvie, C

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1988

Seller ID: 011470


192 crisp pp & 1.2 kgs to post. This book presents every facet of owning and using a sporting gun from trapshooting to woodland stalking. Choice of gun, quarry & technique are interlinked & affected by skill, experience, cost & accessibility. Book has sections on game, equipment, methods/techniques & types of shooting weapons. Masses of photos & illustration. View more info

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Beeton's Book of Needlework

By: Beeton, Isabella

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1986

Seller ID: 011366


592pp, 1.3kg to post. Fault? binding web showing between half title & title page, otherwise all in great shape, maybe an enthused seamstress opened it too excitedly? Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton (1836 - 1865), published in 1870, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by hundreds of engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, ... View more info

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Beeton's Book of Needlework

By: Beeton, Isabella

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1986

Seller ID: 011459


592pp, 1.3kg to post. Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Mrs. Isabella Mary Beeton (1836 - 1865), published in 1870, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by hundreds of engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, netting patterns, embroidery patterns, point lace patterns, Guipure d'Art, Berlin work, monograms, initials and names, pillow work, and lace sti... View more info

The Martini Book

By: Berk, Sally Ann

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 010315


This book include amusing historical vignettes (maybe all the more amusing after a few Cosmopolitans?) & timeless literary & film quotations eg: THAT'S not a martini - THIS is a martini! - OK, I made that up - maybe. Roaring 20s to reeling 90s, 201 recipes, 80 colour pix & a really nice looking production to browse through as your yacht swings gently on her anchor just a par 3 from Lizard Island, maybe you'll swim over & get another bottle of Bombay Gin. View more info

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Boat building techniques Illustrated

By: Birmingham, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Adlard Coles Ltd, London: 1985

Seller ID: 010186


Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel, aluminum, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly illustrated book will help any aspiring boat builder decide what materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working different... View more info

Boat building techniques Illustrated

By: Birmingham, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Adlard Coles Ltd, London: 1985

Seller ID: 013295


Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel, aluminum, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly illustrated book will help any aspiring boat builder decide what materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working different... View more info

Anatomy for the Artist

By: Carter, Daniel & Courtney, Michael

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Parragon Books: 2002

Seller ID: 011286


160 crisply presented pp with masses of clearly explained anatomical/art centric instruction & information. Approx 850g for posting. All artists, whether professional or amateur, need a thorough understanding of human anatomy in order to depict the complexity of the human form correctly. Anatomy for the Artist is a beautifully illustrated volume, which takes the reader into the wonderful world of human anatomy. The book is divided into five sections, with information on ... View more info

Dorothy Elizabeth : Building a Traditional Wooden Schooner

By: Duncan, Roger F

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 200

Seller ID: 008799


From the dust jacket: "This is the story of Dorothy Elizabeth, a 28-foot schooner. Particularly, it is the story of why to build a traditional wooden sailing vessel that relies on age-old methods and materials, yet also embraces newfangled technologies. But mostly it is the story of the people--the score of craftsmen and craftswomen, friends, and family--who give their skill, advice, support, and time to turn Dorothy Elizabeth from an idea into a graceful, seaworthy ... View more info

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Marine Aquaria and Miniature Reefs: The Fishes, the Invertebrates, the Techniques

By: Emmens, C.W.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: USA, TFH Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 011907


Marine Aquaria and Miniature Reefs: the fishes, the invertebrates, the techniques : from choosing and using the equipment right through picking the best tankmates and detecting, and treating diseases, all by the world's foremost authority. Tells how to set up an aquarium, and offers advice on feeding, selection, health problems, and artificial reefs In this book Dr. Emmens, one of the world's foremost marine aquarists/scientists, takes a highly practical and useful appr... View more info

Anatomy for the artist: The dynamics of the human Form

By: Flint, Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Arcturus: 2002

Seller ID: 011256


208 crisp pp & 900g packed for post. Everyone understands that the internal structure of the body affects shape, posture and movement. Without an understanding of what is hidden from view, the artist cannot express the physical attributes and create a drawing that brings character truly to life. What makes this study of anatomy unique is that it focuses on visual knowledge, appealing to the methods through which artists really understand and appreciate information. There... View more info

Saltwater Gamefishing Offshore and Onshore

By: Goadby, Peter

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1991

Seller ID: 009723


Saltwater Gamefishing examines all aspects of world saltwater gamefishing both onshore and offshore. Whether you are fishing for giant billfish in deep water oceans or from rocky headlands or angling for lighter gamefish in rivers and estuaries, Saltwater Gamefishing will provide you with all the necessary details of where to find them, how to fish for them and the equipment you will need. All the main species of gamefish are identified, with illustrations and maps showi... View more info

Bantams for Everyone

By: H. Easom Smith

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Saiga Publishing Co: 1979

Seller ID: 009979


184 clean white well-bound pp incl. index. very good dj, Illustrated throughout. Here's an extract of Mr Easom Smith's notes re judging > The wording of the Standards is lengthy and appears to be very complicated. So much so that many people never read through to the end. If the Standards were carefully digested, it would be found that the scale of points makes greatest allowance for facial merit and type, allied with characteristic carriage. Colour does not rank so very... View more info

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Bantams for Everyone

By: H. Easom Smith

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, Saiga Publishing Co: 1979

Seller ID: 009981


184 clean white well-bound pp incl. index. very good dj, Illustrated throughout. Here's an extract of Mr Easom Smith's notes re judging > The wording of the Standards is lengthy and appears to be very complicated. So much so that many people never read through to the end. If the Standards were carefully digested, it would be found that the scale of points makes greatest allowance for facial merit and type, allied with characteristic carriage. Colour does not rank so very... View more info

Royal Doulton Series Ware Volume Two

By: Irvine, Louise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Richard Dennis: 1984

Seller ID: 008633


144 clean, white & tightly bound pages with a multitude of bw illus showing pattern numbers & marks. Book in exc condition & part of a series that covered flora-fauna, nursery, photographic, commemmorative & overseas scenes. View more info

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FUN WITH ROPES AND SPARS

By: John Thurman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C Arthur Pearson: 1965

Seller ID: 010206


127 Pages Good+ condition. The dust jacket is not price clipped and also remains in Very Good+ condition with previous owner's plastic wrap. There is a sticker from the Boys Scouts department store on the cover. The book remains clean and bright with only very light foxing evident on endpapers. Iillustrated throughout with drawings.Ideas are presented by the author for the use of blocks, spars and ropes. The ideas can be tried indoors or outdoors. Contents include inform... View more info