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Get Your Cowboy On

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: cowboyon


Celebrate the traditional country image of wide-brimmed hats, boots & utes (and maybe a cold beer at day's end). Looks good on both a white tee & a grey marle. View more info

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Maggie's Table

By: Beer, Maggie

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2001

Seller ID: 009444


1.8 kgs + 344pp of deliciousness. All pp clean white & well bound, dj reflects that this was a cook's book - it's clean but shows its age (sob - as do I despite what I think -double sob, sniffle and force a sip of good red down) Pages & pages of mouth watering photography & that person who said they "read cookbooks like novels" could well have been talking about this publication. View more info

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Federal Constitutional Law An Introduction

By: Booker, K & Glass, A & Watt, R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Butterworths: 1994

Seller ID: 009867


362pp provides a concise & informed intro to the principal issues of fed constit law. Looks at federal powers in trade & commerce, rights, separation of powers and muchhhh more. View more info

IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY

By: Bryson Bill

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009254


inscription in front, "Bill Bryson takes his readers on a rollicking ride far beyond the beaten tourist path..." View more info

Birds & Green Place. A Book Of Australian Nature Gossip.

By: CHISHOLM, Alec H

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1929

Seller ID: 009066


Book rated s "good" due to foxing which gives the pages more of a patina that measles, it looks distinguished rather than riddled. Tree embossed on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 224pp with numerous illus (epia photos), about 15 chapters, index & scientific names, sewn-in binding in great order. View more info

Wildflowers of New South Wales

By: Clyne, Densey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009240


Densey Clyne (born 4 December 1922)[1] is an Australian naturalist, photographer and writer, especially well-known for her studies of spiders and insects. She was born in Risca, Wales, United Kingdom, and moved to Australia in 1936.During WW2 after a year in the Land Army Densey served as a commissioned officer in the Australian Women's Army Service. Densey (née Dorothy Denise Bell) ) married Peter Clyne (now deceased) in 1950. She lives in Wauchope, New South Wales. Wi... View more info

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Summer Days: Stories from Childhood

By: Coffey B. R. (ed)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 1999

Seller ID: 009554


192pp A collection of short stories and autobiographical pieces about children by Elizabeth Jolley, Sally Morgan, A. B. Facey, T. A. G. Hungerford, Joan London, Simone Lazaroo, Kenneth Gasmier, Lee Conway, Justina Williams, Pippa Tandy & others. All pp clean white tightly bound. View more info

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The Universal Heart

By: Dowrick, Stephanie

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 012910


'Dowrick is a great teacher, a great observer of human behaviour and a fine tactician, but first and foremost she’s a great story teller' Marcus O’Donnell, Sydney Star Observer. 'Deeply attentive and acutely perceptive' 'infinitely compassionate and accepting' Josephine Brouard, Women’s Health. Stephanie Dowrick invites you to discover the power you have to create relationships built on a rich, generous and inclusive vision of love. She shows how possible it is for... View more info

The Federation House A Restoration Guide

By: Evans,Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Flannel Flower Press: 1986

Seller ID: 013290


The Federation House A Restoration Guide by Evans is 160 crisp pp of information, book just touching a kilo to post, dj in protective wrap. Sections include walls roof glass joinery plaster pressed metal hardware lighting & quite a few more plus references & glossary. View more info

The Great Jubilee Book The Story of the Australian Nation in Pictures

By: Feldmann, Jules

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Colorgravure: 1951

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009473


Blue boards stamped & ruled (image old parliament house), 239pp of great info & illustrations both photo & artwork. dj intact but really quite worn (lots small repaired tears & front flap reattached) titling on spine of blue boards quite worn. Flap tells us that there's over 75000 words in the text - Federation, the wars, the depression, Canberra, culture View more info

Waterplants of New South Wales

By: G R Sainty and S W L Jacobs

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Australia, Water Resources Commission N.S.W.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009077


550 excellent pp, only fault a small closed tear on dj at rear. A multitude of reference data photos maps etc. This book provides a complete well illustrated guide for people who want to know more about the waterplants of N.S.W. where they grow and the role they play in the aquatic ecology. View more info

The Vegetable Gardener's Diary for Australia and New Zealand

By: Grover, Harry

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Australia, Hyland House: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009635


This very hard-to-find book is so immaculate you'd be forgiven for thinking it's straight from the press. 148pp with a comprehensive index. What to plant month-by-month, advice on climate regions, cultivation notes, chapters on herbs, asian veg, soil improving - buy it and rival Peter Cundall in flora wisdom! View more info

THE ''PIXIE O. HARRIS FAIRY BOOK''. STORIES AND VERSE BY LYNETTE YARDLEY, EVA LAWTON, GWEN M. COCK, PIXIE O. HARRIS.

By: HARRIS, Pixie O. & Lynette Yardley, Eva Lawton, Gwen M. Cock.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1986

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 009417


(Adelaide: Rigby: no date) First Edition. Pictorial wrappers (that is, flexible covers) pp. 63 (262 x 207 mm) Illustrations in Color, Half-Tone and Line by Pixie O. Harris. Imagine the joy of discovering a book like this in pristine condition - I had that joy for about 5 seconds, the 6th second was when I discovered that a child had been given coloured pencils as well as the book! Although she has done a very very neat job I had a little cry - oh well, see the accompan... View more info

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The Loaded Dog

By: Henry Lawson

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 009701


Henry Lawson fans rejoice! Show your fandom in one of our quality 100% cotten, pre-shrunk tees, sizes XS to XXL. Post will be in a 500g satchel at usual rate. Help others to understand the dangers of dynamite & retrieving dogs. View more info

Lanterns Over Pinchgut A Book of Memoirs

By: Kerr, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1988

Seller ID: 009152


Birthday inscription, 344pp all clean, white & tightly bound, bw photo mid-section, Kerr's book, 'Herr memoirs, Lanterns Over Pinchgut', describe her extensive international experience both before & after she married Sir John Kerr.She was privy to her 2nd husband's thoughts and anxieties as the 1975 constitutional crisis developed, but in his autobiography Matters for Judgement (1978) Sir John Kerr strongly denied she had either dissuaded him from warning the Prime Minis... View more info

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SOMME MUD The War Experiences of an Infantryman in France 1916-1919

By: Lynch, EPF & Davies, Will (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 010755


Edward Francis Lynch was a private in the First Australian Imperial Force who saw action in World War I on the Western Front between 1916 and 1919. Following his return to Australia he wrote about his war experiences in the 1920s and 1930s, filling twenty exercise books. The work was eventually published in 2006 as a book entitled Somme Mud. The book's editor, military historian Will Davies asserts that the "Nulla" character is based upon Lynch himself and that L... View more info

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Joan Sutherland

By: Major, Norma

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Queen Anne Press: 1987

Seller ID: 012568


256pp, photo section, less than 500g to post. Dame Joan Alston Sutherland OM AC DBE (7 November 1926 – 10 October 2010) was one of the most remarkable female opera singers of the 20th century. In a career which spanned 40 years, she performed at every major opera house in the world, from her debut at Covent Garden to the Met, La Fenice and, of course, the Sydney Opera House, singing roles ranging from Mozart and Wagner to her beloved bel canto. She possessed a voice of... View more info

PAVING THE WAY

By: Newland Simpson

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Gay and Hancock Ltd.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013243


Very Good condition with tight binding and clean hard boards. Boards Red colour with gilt text to front and spine. This is the illustrated edition with many original b/w photographs of historical significance. View more info

CONRAD MARTENS Journal of a Voyage from England to Australia 1833-35

By: Organ Michael Transcript By

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Australia, State Library of NSW Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 013251


This is the recorded Journal of Conrad Martens and transcripted by Michael Organ. Conrad Martens describes his voyage from England to Australia via South America and the Pacific Islands aboard HMS Hyacinth, Indus, HMS Beagle, Peruvian and Black Warrior. View more info

Reluctant Refuge unaccompanied refugee and evacuee children in Australia, 1933-45

By: Palmer, Glen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1997

Seller ID: 009216


name 1st p, cover creased, 240pp, ppl clean white & tightly bound Palmer examines their backgrounds, their adjustment, their care (or lack of) & the effects of repatriation. View more info