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Porpoise Spit

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: porpoisespit


The wonderful Muriel and her wedding plans recall that "innocent" time in coastal Australian towns where a local entrepreneur had big dreams (& dodgy accounting). Goodbye Porpoise Spit! 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

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Australian Corporations Legislation

By: Butterworth

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Australia, Butterworths: 1999

Seller ID: 009803


Includes corp law, corp regs, aust securities, corp act application orders, corp fees, corp regs & reforms. 1905pp plus another 300pp approx, packed for post about 2kgs View more info

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Australian Corporations Legislation

By: Butterworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Butterworths: 1998

Seller ID: 009858


Includes corp law, corp regs, aust securities, corp act application orders, corp fees, corp regs & reforms. 1908 pp plus another 300pp approx, of appendices, amendments,references, corrections & so on packed for post about 2kgs The book is "wavy" as it was stored vertically with spine uppermost & a good lie down horizontally should put things to rights. View more info

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The Sydney Law Review Volume 22 Number 4 2000

By: Cass Burrows Saul Manderson Sharp Bennett Bryan Ellinghaus Eakin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, LBC Information Services: 2000

Seller ID: 009866


An interesting issue with topics - reproductive technology, allowance of silence of accused, mandatory sentencing, genocide, party campaign finance, law of obligations (smoking company) - a quick browse turns speedily into an interesting lengthy read even from moi, a layperson. 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 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

Canberra. History of and Legends Relating to the Federal Capital Territory of the Commonwealth of Australia . Appendix - Lake George: Its Discovery and Phenomena and its Various and Interesting Happenings.

By: Gale, John

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Queanbeyan, A. M. Fallick & Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 009776


, 1927. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First edition of this title which describes the area, its beauty spots; its flora fauna mineral and other resources as well as info on its settlement with illustrations maps and prefatory matter. appendix lake george - under the frontis there is a printed signature in black, 162 pages, foxing on compressed p edge and the first/last pp. Binding is still secure throughout. View more info

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The Book of the Murray

By: GV Lawrence & GK Smith (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1975

Seller ID: 013461


The Book of the Murray is 264pp & well over 500g to post. From explorers to emus, eucalypts to floods and everything Murrayesque in between, described, photographed &/or drawn. View more info

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Australian Tax Reform in Retrospect and Prospect

By: Head, John (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Tax Research Foundation: 1989

Seller ID: 009805


Australian Tax Reform in Retrospect and Prospect Papers presented at a onference organised by the Centre of Policy Studies, Monash Uni. If you're going toe to toe with the treasurer you might need this in your pocket - 531pp of detailled tables, graphs, cases, reports & all good things taxwise that Ceasar may be interested in. approx 800g packed for post View more info

A History of the Berrima District 1798-1973

By: Jervis, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Genealogical Publications of Australia: 1973

Seller ID: 009778


First put out by the Berrima County Council (now incorporated into Wingecarribee Shire) - it describes the mixed history of the area around Berrima - convicts, settles, indigenous, POW prison campers (who seemed to have made a veritable Butlinsof their time here) tourista-ganza & weekend destination of the rich & richer. It's certainly a pleasant area & in those odd winters when snow lies about it is indeed wondrous. A previous owner named blacked out (maybe someone well... 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

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

The Victorians Making Their Mark

By: Priestley, Susan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Assoc: 1984

Seller ID: 009353


382pp 1kg This book gives an account of the changing look of Victoria expressly over last 150 years, although the impact made by the aborigines' lifestyle before contact with Europeans is also briefly covered. Last book of a 3 part series looking at the Vics. View more info

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Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land

By: Welsh, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Overlook Press: 2006

Seller ID: 010965


In a compelling narrative, acclaimed historian Frank Welsh traces the history of the land from scattered convict settlements today's thriving independent nation. A probing and engaging history of Australia--the most comprehensive and up-to-date account of one the world's most rapidly developing countries. 720 crisp pp, 1.2 kilo to post. View more info

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The Australian Labour Market

By: Whitfield, Keith and Ross, Russell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Educational: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009809


Essential reading for students of economics &/or industrial relations. Sections on bargaining, human resource management, indigenous relations, wage impacts and so forth. Book has been a valuable reference to the previous owner as although the book is in great book order it has copious notes, underlining & the like - this may in fact be advantageous to the next owner, you decide. View more info

Discovering the Domain

By: Wilson, Edwin (ed) Colless, Shirley (res)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Hale & Iremonger Pty. Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 009713


Numerous small & large bw photos illustrate this guide to one of Sydney's icons. 64pp in jolly good order. View more info