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The Bulletin Reciter : The Bulletin Book of Verses and Recitation (Second Series)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The New South Wales Bookstall Company, 1926

[first published 1901 by The Bulletin Newspaper Company] 208pp, pp darkened with age - authors incl CJ Dennis, V Palmer, Dyson & Harry (Breaker) Morant - some illus by Percy Lindsay. Previous owner name on p1&2 View more info

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Tony Abbott

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Computer says no? No - Tony 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 trials & tribulations of having to say NO quite a few times. View more info


By: Adams Glenda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo, 1996

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The Brown Land Crying

By: Beilby, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson,

Edition: 1st

308pp. dustwrapper by Walter Stackpool, dj very bright, dj unclipped with two tiny tears to top. View more info

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A Difficult Young Man

By: Boyd, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cresset Press, 1955

276pp & less than 500g to post. Handsome, proud, reprehensible, misunderstood - Dominic Langton is all of these things and more. He is the dark heart of A Difficult Young Man. His brother Guy can scarcely understand where he fits into the pattern of things or what he might do next. Martin Boyd's consistently popular novel is an elegant, witty and compelling family tale about the contradictions of growing up. The winner of the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal in... View more info

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The Houses of the Eagle

By: Bruce, Mary Grant

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Ward Lock & Co, 1948

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

255pp, less than 500g to post. Faults? owner name stamp, dj edges chipped & taped externally (see pic) This was one of Mary Grant Bruce’s favourite books, and is one of her best. Although The Houses of the Eagle is set in a Victorian seaside town, it features a Tasmanian family and was written while Mary stayed at Port Elliot in South Australia. The youngest boy, John, is a portrait of Mary’s son Pat. He is shown as a sensitive and brilliant child, who loves poetry a... View more info


By: Campbell David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Australia, 1978

Edition: First Edition

A wonderful collection from one of Australia's finest lyric poets. View more info


By: Casey Gavin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australasian Book Society, 1962

Edition: First Edition

Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmarked grey boards. Unclipped dustjacket. Clean compressed page edge. View more info


By: Coffey B. R.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2000

Very Good condition. 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

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

Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public

By: Colley, Sarah

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin, 2002

Drawing deeply from years of intensive research and teaching, Sarah Colley offers an accessible overview of the practice, politics, and ethics of archaeology today, focusing on Australia to highlight and pose universal questions about the relationship between archaeologists, indigenous people, and the public. View more info


By: Conte Steven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate, Australia, 2007

Edition: First Australian Edition

"A powerful novel of a marriage, and of a city collapsing. It confronts not only the brutality of war but the possibility of heroism, and delivers an ending that is both shocking and deeply moving." View more info


By: Coombs Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Univerisity of Queensland Press, 1988

Edition: First Edition

Clean, cream pages. Small, pale marking on back cover. No inscription. "Margaret Coombs explores the private life of Helen Diamond, who wants to be good, but is made to feel she isn't". View more info

Gone Troppo

By: Culotta, Nino (John O'Grady)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Humorbooks, 1970

Same author as that classic of Australian culture, They're a weird mob - 211pp & less than 500g to post. Gone Troppo is the 10th book by John O’Grady (aka Nino Cullotta). This book is not part of the Weird Mob series, and tells the tale of Bill, a Territory cattleman who goes to the Whitsunday Islands looking for work until the drought breaks. There is plenty of Aussie slang, a bit of verse, a horde of imaginative insults and with characters from different states, poss... View more info

Boys of Blood and Bone

By: David Metzenthen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin, 2003

David Metzenthen's Boys of Blood and Bone is an ambitious novel linking the stories of Henry Lyon, in the summer before he starts his first year of Law at university, and Andy Lansell, Australian digger killed in the Somme in 1918. Andy and Henry's stories meet when Henry's car breaks down in the small country town of Strattford on his way to a sailboarding weekend with his mates — and his disgruntled girlfriend Marcelle. While stuck in Strattford, Andy gets to know Tr... View more info