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JUSSI, Bjorling, Anna-Lisa, and Farkas, Andrew
1 Bjorling, Anna-Lisa, and Farkas, Andrew JUSSI
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Amadeus Press 2000 1574670107 / 9781574670103 Third Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
456pp., b/white, subject portrait frontispiece, plus unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. A faux subject signature in like silver on front board, else unmarked. Textblock pristine. B/white portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, and has a minor, non-intrusive dampstain on verso (inner) surface. Such was the acclaim of Swedish tenor Jussi Bjorling (1911-1960) that the greatest tenor Enrico Caruso's widow Dorothy said to Jussi in 1951, "You are the only one worthy to wear his mantle - to bear Rico's crown . . . ". The contents of this first English language biography of Bjorling include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., 31 chapters, Postlude, Notes, Bibliography, Chronology, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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THE NASHOS' WAR: Australia's National Servicemen and Vietnam, Dapin, Mark
2 Dapin, Mark THE NASHOS' WAR: Australia's National Servicemen and Vietnam
Australia Viking (Penguin Imprint) 2014 0670077054 / 9780670077052 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(vi), + 470pp., monochrome halftone plate illustrated endpapers (different images front and rear). Unpaginated b/white and colour halftone plate section, plus an intext map. Book clean and square. White title over nominally bumped spine. Plain khaki-coloured boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. On 10 March, 1965, the first Nasho's birthdate was drawn from a lottery barrel at the Department of Labour and National Service in Melbourne. Over the next seven years a total of 63,740 young Australian men from all walks of life would be drafted into the Army and face the prospect of being sent to war - some never to return alive . . . this is the story of the 'The Nashos'. Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Prologue, Parts 1 & 2 (combined 36 chapters), Afterword, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 834g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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THE WAR SERVICE RECORD OF THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN FIELD ARTILLERY BRIGADE 1914-1919 (Facsimile Edition), Dean, E.T. (Edwin Theyer)  [Compiled by]
3 Dean, E.T. (Edwin Theyer) [Compiled by] THE WAR SERVICE RECORD OF THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN FIELD ARTILLERY BRIGADE 1914-1919 (Facsimile Edition)
[Swanbourne, Western Australia] [J. Burridge Military Antiques] Reprint Hardcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (1988). 247pp. Illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plate frontispiece, one other like plate, plus four undamaged fold-outs. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over undamaged spine and front green board. Rear green board unmarked. Textblock near fine. No dustjacket (as issued). This book is a facsimile edition of the title first published c. 192-?, printed by W.K. Thomas & Co., Adelaide. Extremely scarce in any edition, contents include: Prelims., Preface (E.T. Dean). Brigade Movements Aug. 1914 to Jan. 1919. Roll of Honour. Honours and Awards. Personnel - Officers, N.C.O's and Men. 'LEST WE FORGET'. Book weight approx. 525g. 
Price: 291.40 AUD
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KIMBERLEY: Dreaming to Diamonds, Edwards, Hugh
4 Edwards, Hugh KIMBERLEY: Dreaming to Diamonds
Swanbourne, Western Australia Author (Hugh Edwards) 1991 0646050303 / 9780646050300 First Edition Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
251pp., illustrated endpapers. 6 x four page unpaginated colour plate sections, plus intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour, photographically-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped, pressure-marked, and scuffed. Textblock unmarked. This book, by prolific author Huigh Edwards, is a broad look at Western Australia's vast Kimberley region - an area larger than Great Britain or New Zealand - and containing massive mineral resources, plus diamonds, pearls, oil and cattle . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 18 chapters, Acks., Author Bio. Book weight approx. 645g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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VOLUNTEERS AT HEART: The Queensland Defence Forces 1860-1901, Johnson, D.H.
5 Johnson, D.H. VOLUNTEERS AT HEART: The Queensland Defence Forces 1860-1901
St Lucia, Queensland, Australia University of Queensland Press 1975 0702208361 / 9780702208362 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, + 248pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus a like unpaginated plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Plain brown boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Sepia, halftone plate illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. " . . . traces the development of the Queensland Defence Forces from the inception of the colony until federation in the context of the often highly critical society the volunteers were pledged to defend." Contents include: Prelims., List of Illustrations, List of Tables, Acks., Abbreviations, Introduction, 17 chapters, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 555g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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MARK NORVAL: Kimberley Artist - His Story and Work  (Inscribed and Signed), Mark Norval with Marty Schiel
6 Mark Norval with Marty Schiel MARK NORVAL: Kimberley Artist - His Story and Work (Inscribed and Signed)
West Footscray, VIC, Australia Moonrise Media 1999 0646379755 / 9780646379753 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) Inscribed and Signed by Mark Norval
vi, + 81pp., oblong (landscape) format. Illustrated throughout: colour-art (including frontispiece) by Mark Norval, plus colour and b/white photographic halftone plates. Book clean. Spine square and firm, with minor bumps on head and heel. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A personal inscription, signed and dated (1999) by Mark Norval on title page, else textblock unmarked. For two decades (up to publication) the artist has lived and worked in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, inspired by, and in turn teaching, the Mowanjum indigenous people . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Elizabeth Durack), Preface, The Artist, Early Work, Heart of the Kimberley, Cities Beyond the Kimberley, Soul of the Kimberley. Moonrise Rock. My Road to Mawanjum. Acks. Exhibitions. Awards. Book weight approx. 575g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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THE FEISTY PHOENIX: The Real Story of the Country Women's Association of Victoria 1928-2008. 80th Anniversary history, Stevens-Chambers, Brenda
7 Stevens-Chambers, Brenda THE FEISTY PHOENIX: The Real Story of the Country Women's Association of Victoria 1928-2008. 80th Anniversary history
Toorak, VIC, Australia The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. 2008 0959650172 / 9780959650174 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall 
xii, + 276pp. Intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, nominally bumped. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper minimally shelfworn, and has a very minor beverage splash-stain on rear wrap. Textblock unmarked. The Country Women's Association throughout Australia has a long and proud history of community service. This book, particular to the Victorian association, is a clever drawing together of history, groups, branches, and individuals . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Thank You, Introduction, State Presidents, Part 1/ Beginning. 2/ War and Peace. 3/ Cameos. 4/ My Passion. 5/ Brave New Future. Index. Book weight approx. 860g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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