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Book Id: 02anf01704

Price: $19.75

Title: A PORTRAIT OF BATHURST ILLUSTRATED by H S DORMAN text by David Potts 1980 First Edition Hardcover with Dustjacket

Author: ILLUSTRATED by H S DORMAN text by David Potts 1980 Designed by Robert Brown

Publisher: Robert Brown, Bathurst, 1980 1st Edition, oblong hardcover with Dj 64pp with full-page colour and b/w illustrations.

Condition:Crisp ochre cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a Good Dustjacket with mild rubbing.

Description: From the Court House to the Museum, from the first Public School to Piper St terraces, from Chiffley's Home to the Kelso Hotel, a vast panorama of Bathurst & surrounding's fine buildings

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Book Id: 17scc01703

Price: $Not for sale

Title: The Death Rays of Ardilla by Captain W E Johns 1959 Hc Dj A story of Interplanetary Exploration by the BIGGLES author.

Author: Captain W E Johns, famous author of the BIGGLES and WORRALS series. Pictures by STEAD including a coloured frontispiece.

Publisher: The Children's Book Club for Hodder and Staughton, London, 1959, Hc with Dj, 15 Chapters, 192 pages.

Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION IN A VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET which has not been clipped. There are minor age-spots to the page edges but the book is crisp and robust, possibly unread.

Description: "A stranger from beyond the THIRD REGION has told us that all ships in their section of the Universe have been warned to keep well clear of Ardilla"

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Book Id: 05mhw01702

Price: $32.66

Title: BOB HOPE's own story of his trip abroad I NEVER LEFT HOME illustrated by Carl Rose published Peter Huston, Sydney 1944.

Author: by Bob Hope with illustrations by Carl Rose. UNUSUAL MILITARY WW2 SOUVENIR ORIGINAL VINTAGE MILITARIA

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Ny via Peter Huston, Sydney 1944, printed in Australia by Deaton & Spenser and by Bridge Printery, Sydney, Australia 1944

Condition:Robust large card-bound stapled hardcover, title to cover overprinted in 3 colours, 102pp. Mild stains to Robust & Intact cover, internally age-toned pages but all are TIGHT & CLEAN and INTACT with minor page blemishes. In GOOD CONDITION.

Description: Produced for the US National War Fund. 'Bob Hope's own story of his trip abroad'. Account of Bob Hope's trip to Wartime Britain, Europe & Nth Africa to visit US Troops stationed there. Written prior to Hope's Pacific trip. GREAT LINE ILLUSTRATIONS by ROSE

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Book Id: 14ca01701

Price: $19.48

Title: The PITCAIRN ISLANDS Stamp Catalogue editited by Bill Hornadge 1980 New Revised Edition Sc 224 pages ILLUSTRATED STAMPS

Author: Bill Hornadge, author of over 20 books including " Stamps- A Collector's Guide", "The Ugly Australian" and others.

Publisher: by the author, Dubbo, NSW 1980.

Condition:Crisp softcover with slight coverwear in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: This book lists, illustrated and prices all the postage stamps issued for the Pitcairn Islands up to January 1981

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Book Id: 01af01700

Price: $68.40

Title: The POTATO MAN by Devon G Minchin 1944 Hc 1st Edition published Frank Johnson Sydney RARE WW2 Australian Title

Author: Devon G Minchin ex-RAAF, pioneered the timber industry in Sarawak ,ran an advertising agency in Hong Kong and Metropolitan Security Services in Aust.

Publisher: Frank Johnson, Sydney 1944, Hc 8vo, 232pp. A very hard-to find Australian title.

Condition:Marble-ised card-backed hardcover with title to spine & frcover, STRAIGHT and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in a worn but intact, unclipped dustjacket, FAIR PLUS DJ

Description: Devon Minchin began writing while serving as a fighter bomber pilot with the RAAF in the Western Desert. It was during this World War II period that he produced his first novel, The Potato Man (1944).

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Book Id: 02anf01699

Price: $22.66

Title: PACIFIC PARADE by FRANK CLUNE 1945 Hc FIRST EDITION - RARE unclipped Dustjacket Hawthorne Press decorations Adrian Feint

Author: Frank CLUNE with a dustjacket and decorations by Adrian Feint

Publisher: Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1945 First Edition, 123pp, Hardcover 8vo in an intact Dj.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & motif in gilt to front cover, coloured endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHTLY BOUND and CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a RARE intact and unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with some edgewear.

Description: 13 Essays on the Pacific, written during war-time. Timor Joe, The Netherland Indes, Monkey Dance, Toraja, Borneo, Angkor and more. Decorations by Adrian Feint. The Dj is a work of art - reminiscent of Miguel Covarubias.

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Book Id: 23abs01698

Price: $47.24

Title: The Passing of The Aborigines, a lifetime spent among the Natives of Australia by Daisy Bates 1947 Hc with Dj PHOTOS

Author: by Daisy Bates CBE with a foreword by Sir George Murray and an intoduction by Arthur Mee

Publisher: John Murray, Australia, 1947 second Australian edition, 1947 Hardcover 8vo with dj, 21 chapters, B/W photo plates and illustrations, map, 254pp.

Condition:Crisp brown cloth-bound hardcover with foxing to endpapers, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition in a GOOD MINUS Dustjacket with repair backing and wear to edges, unclipped.


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Book Id: 02anf01697

Price: $18.66

Title: NEW ENGLAND SKETCHBOOK by Unk white & Peter Newell 75th Anniversary of New England Girls' School 1st edition 1970 Hc Dj

Author: drawings by Unk White and Text by Peter Newell. SPECIAL NEGS 75th ANNIVERSARY edition.

Publisher: Rigby Ltd., 1970, First edition hardcover 8vo with dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, page-sized b/w line drawings and text, 64pp. issued for NEGS 75th Anniversary.

Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with clear title to spine, Anniversary annotations to cover and titlepp., STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD Condition with no inscriptions, now protected with a professional, non-adhesive plastic cover.

Description: Detailed drawings and historical references for the New England District of NSW, including Walcha, Armadale, Gold mining, Tin mining, Balala, Uralla, Gyra, Bolivia and points of interest in between. This is an anniversary edition, the 24th in the series.

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Book Id: 17scc01696

Price: $16.80

Title: NANCY DREW series THE CLUE IN THE CRUMBLING WALL by Carolyn Keene ISBN 000160418x pub. Collins & Co 1972 Hardcover

Author: Carolyn Keene. The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories.

Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co., London, 1972, hardcover 8vo, 160pp, 25 chapters.

Condition:Crisp illustrated hardcover with presentation inscription to the front endpaper, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in Very Good Condition.

Description: When Nancy is asked to find a professional dancer who disappeared several years before, the young detective becomes involved in a mystery reaching far beyond a missing-person's case. Nancy and her friend's investigation is at Heath Castle.

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Book Id: 12pa01695

Price: $24.22

Title: W J Turner Poet and Music Critic by Wayne McKenna 1990 1st Australian Edition Hc LITERATURE BIOGRAPHY

Author: Wayne McKenna, senior lecturer in English, University of Newcastle, NSW.

Publisher: The NSW University Press, 1990, First Australian Edition (Orig. pub. by Colin Smyth Ltd., UK), 4 chapters, notes, index

Condition:Crisp, tight and blue cloth-bound hardcover with crisp title to spine, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a VERY GOOD, unclipped Dustjacket with very minor wear.

Description: An overview of Turner's life and work, discussing his plays, novels, short stories, poetry, drama criticism and literary editing. Describes his interaction with Yeats, Sigfried Sassoon, Lady Morrell and others.

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