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Tony Abbott

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 009704


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

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A Difficult Young Man

By: Boyd, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Cresset Press: 1955

Seller ID: 012964


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

Seller ID: 012742


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

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON and Other Poems

By: Campbell David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Australia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007856


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

ROUGH WITH THE SMOOTH: STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN MEN

By: Coffey B. R.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 2000

Seller ID: 006696


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

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

Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public

By: Colley, Sarah

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2002

Seller ID: 008787


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

THE ZOOKEEPER'S WAR

By: Conte Steven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate, Australia: 2007

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 006351


"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

Gone Troppo

By: Culotta, Nino (John O'Grady)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Humorbooks: 1970

Seller ID: 013151


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

Seller ID: 009741


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

West Coast Stories A Western Australian Anthology

By: Drake-Brockman, H (selected by)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1959

Seller ID: 009387


dj has repaired tear at flap fold & wear at tips, 255 clean white well bound pp 23 authors with biblio notes at end View more info

The Rip

By: Drewe, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 012335


216 crisp pp plus catalogue, less than 500g to post. About the book >>> Internationally acclaimed as a novelist and memoirist, Robert Drewe returns to the short-story territory he has made his own. Set against a backdrop - the Australian coast - as randomly and imminently violent as it is beautiful, The Rip reveals the fragility of relationships between husbands and wives, children and parents, friends and lovers. You will find yourself set down in a modern Garden of Ede... View more info

The Best Australian Stories 2008

By: Falconer, Delia (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VIctoria, Black Inc: 2008

Seller ID: 008311


27 authors contibuting to this rich collection of the best Aust. contemporary fiction. 293pp clean white & tightly bound, cover great condition View more info

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Bunyips and Billabongs

By: Fenner, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1933

Seller ID: 012741


241pp plus a catalogue, less than 500g to post, alas 1st pg is loose. Books/contributions published by Charles Fenner include Bunyips and Billabongs (1933), The Centenary History of South Australia, Mostly Australian (1944), Gathered Moss, 1946), South Australia-A Geographical Study, Structural, Regional and Human (1931), An Intermediate Geography of South Australia (1934). This book is a collation of Australiana, plant, animal, human. View more info

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The Children's Bach

By: Garner, Helen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mcphee Gribble , Australia: 1984

Seller ID: 012563


96 crisp pp, less than 500g to post. Athena and Dexter lead an enclosed family life, innocent of fashion and bound towards a disturbed child. Their comfortable rut is disrupted by the arrival of Elizabeth, a tough nut from Dexter's past. With her three charming, chaotic hangers-on, she draws the couple out into a world whose casual egotism they had barely dreamed of. How can they get home again? reviewer says >> The Children's Bach is the kind of book I wish I'd written.... View more info

THE PEACH GROVES

By: Hanrahan Barbara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011791


Set in 1884 in New Zealand. 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

1788; THE BRUTAL TRUTH OF THE FIRST FLEET

By: Hill David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007612


As New condition. "Never before or since has there been an experiment quite as bold as this. Eleven of the tiniest ships sailed for eight months over the roughest of seas, carrying fifteen hundred people, food for two years and all the equipment needed to build a colony of convicts in a land completely beyond their experience and imagination. In Portsmouth the fleet's preparation was characterised by disease, promiscuity and death. The journey itself was one of unbea... View more info

bie's Trip to Fairyland

By: Johnson Phyllis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Australia, Murfett Pty. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 000767


Early Australian Collectible Children's book with attractive full colour plates by Jean Elder. View more info