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181 white, John THE WATTLE AND THE ROWAN
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Privately Published 1956 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Very Good Limited Edition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
49pp., book clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Minor marks on printed wrapper, cloth backstrip faded. Edition limited to 500 copies. Foreword, numerous poetic entries, including: A dream, Dawn at Gilwell, Homage, Melbourne summer, The Rowan and the wattle, Through a hospital window, Thoughts at sunset, When you are away, and many more. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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AN EXTREME EVENT : The Compelling, True Story of the Tragic 1998 Sydney-Hobart Race, Whitmont, Debbie
182 Whitmont, Debbie AN EXTREME EVENT : The Compelling, True Story of the Tragic 1998 Sydney-Hobart Race
Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia Random House Australia 1999 0091840570 / 9780091840570 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
238pp., plus 1 x 8 page, colour photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, Spine firm, fine reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has one small corner crease. "ABC-TV 'Four Corners' reporter Debbie Whitmont weaves together the threads of this unique human drama, from the courage of the crew members and their heroic rescuers to the anguish and despair of those listening helplessly on-shore . . . " Book weight approx. 365g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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MOSS ON THE NORTH SIDE, Wilkinson, Sylvia
183 Wilkinson, Sylvia MOSS ON THE NORTH SIDE
London Rupert hart-Davis 1967 1st. U.K. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
235pp., book clean, square, tight. Original price sticker affixed to front fold-in of negligibly edge-worn dustjacket, else unmarked. Novel of 'Cary', the illegitimate daughter of a Cherokee Indian tenant farmer and a white prostitute. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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HOW TO WRITE FOR TEENAGERS, Williams, David Silwyn
184 Williams, David Silwyn HOW TO WRITE FOR TEENAGERS
London Allison & Busby 1989 0749000155 / 9780749000158 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
138pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper minimally surface rubbed, minor sunning to spine (title clearly legible). From the rear panel: "This practical and informative guide aims to help and encourage those interested in writing for teenagers, which is a rapidly expanding market for writers. It covers all the most important aspects, such as market research, characterisation, plot and dialogue. Valuable advice is given on writing for specific genres and also on submitting the finished work." Book weight approx. 130g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.20 AUD
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DEAD WHITE MALES, Williamson, David
185 Williamson, David DEAD WHITE MALES
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Currency Press 1996 0868194433 / 9780868194431 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xxii, + 99pp., several b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with just a hint of faint tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed, small red mark to lower edge near spine. A stand-alone volume in the Currency Plays series. A humorous and revealing two-act drama about personal relations at an Australian university . . . Book weight approx. 190g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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HANDICAP RACE : The Inspiring Story of Roger Arnett, Wilson, Dorothy Clarke
186 Wilson, Dorothy Clarke HANDICAP RACE : The Inspiring Story of Roger Arnett
London Hodder & Stoughton 1968 First U.K. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
v, + 278pp., plus 1 x 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn and rubbed, some discolouration to spine. "At Michigan State Normal College Roger Arnett became a record-breaking champion as a track runner. Then, in 1931, on the way to a meet, Roger's car overturned in a snow-storm. When he regained consciousness he learned that the lower part of his body would be paralyzed forever . . . " Book weight approx. 545g. 
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RIFLING THROUGH MY DRAWERS, Wright, Clarissa Dickson
187 Wright, Clarissa Dickson RIFLING THROUGH MY DRAWERS
London Hodder and Stoughton 2009 0340977469 / 9780340977460 Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
289pp., plus 1 x 8 page colour photographically-illustrated section. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. "Celebrated cook and outspoken champion of the countryside, Clarissa Dickson Wright opens her diary to bring us events, reflections and encounters from her ever-colourful life. From meeting the President of the Sandringham WI to being propositioned by a burly greyhound courser, and from eating boiled gannet to battling with the Health and Safety officials, she brings us a richly enjoyable feast . . . " Book weight approx. 380g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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FAIROAKS, Yerby, Frank
188 Yerby, Frank FAIROAKS
London Heinemann 1958 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
379pp., book square, clean, spine firm. Mildly tanned paper, else leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated [Albany Wiseman], dustjacket slightly edgeworn with several clean closed tears. Fairoaks: The story of a vast southern plantation, of four generations of angry men and loyal women who were willing to make any sacrifice for its possession, and of slavery and the trade in human lives . . . Central character Guy Falks. Book weight approx. 480g. 
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HOW TO INVEST IN GEMS : A Layman's Guide to the Connoisseur's World of Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds and Other Precious Gemstones, Zucker, Benjamin
189 Zucker, Benjamin HOW TO INVEST IN GEMS : A Layman's Guide to the Connoisseur's World of Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds and Other Precious Gemstones
Poole, Dorset, England Blanford Press 1977 0713708387 / 9780713708387 First U.K. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128pp., plus 2 x 8 page colour illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket clipped on lower corner of front flap. From the jacket flap: "This book gives an insight into the exclusive world of precious gemstones as well as providing the specialist information needed by anyone seriously interested in gem investment." Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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WATERMARKS: Short Stories, [Bayside Night Writers]
190 [Bayside Night Writers] WATERMARKS: Short Stories
Hampton East, Victoria, Australia Bayside Night Writers 2001 0957956703 / 9780957956704 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A diverse collection of short stories, yarns, anecdotes, and poems, all with water as a common theme, and is the collective work of a Melbourne community writers' group, known as -Bayside Night Writers. Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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TIME PIECES, [Bayside Night Writers] Lee Emmett, et al
191 [Bayside Night Writers] Lee Emmett, et al TIME PIECES
Hampton East, Victoria Bayside Night Writers 2003 0957956754 / 9780957956759 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
141pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Monochrome, art-illustrated [Lynne Patt] card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. The combined short story skills from an impressive array of writers from Victoria, Australia. Collectively known as the 'Bayside Night Writers', individually they retain copyright of their particular contribution...Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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192 [Compiled by] H.J. Silversides THE DIGGER BOOK 1954: An Annual Publication of Digger Humor
No Details [Printed By Clyde Press, Thornbury, Victoria, australia] 1954 First Edition Staplebound Limp Wraps Booklet Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unpaginted [16 pages]. Several small, intext, b/w sketch illustrations. Staple [one, central] firm and holding. [Pink] leaves clean, one short margin tear, else good. Illustrated [two-colour], grey pressings limp wrapper has a minor abraded area, several specks and edgewear. With a disclaimer regarding Returned Servicemen's Organizations, contents include: Anecdotes, Humor, Poetry, Prose, One-liners and Refreshment recipes [for your next party . . . ]. Booklet weight approx. 50g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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WOMEN'S WEB [Being the First Part of an Ongoing Series of] Women's Stories, Women's Actions, [Compiled by]: Robertson, Geraldine
193 [Compiled by]: Robertson, Geraldine WOMEN'S WEB [Being the First Part of an Ongoing Series of] Women's Stories, Women's Actions
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Union of Australian Women 2002 0958176302 / 9780958176309 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
80pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, former owner's name on title page, otherwise leaves clean. Monochrome, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly indented on surface, otherwise very good. The first, stand-alone volume of a proposed series: stories of inspiration, stoicism, determination and adroitness, by the four featured women, namely-Edith Morgan, Eileen Capocchi, Molly Hadfield and Yvonne Smith. Includes Prelims., and Glossary. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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WINNING AND COMMENDED ENTRIES: Fifth Literary Competition 1987, [Contributors]
194 [Contributors] WINNING AND COMMENDED ENTRIES: Fifth Literary Competition 1987
Mildura, Victoria Sunraysia Regional Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers 1987 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
100pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Side-staple bound. Printed limp covers, front noticeably sunned. A compilation of the winning and commended award-winners in the Sunraysia Regional Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers Fifth Literary Competition 1987. Categories included: Open Short Story, Open Poetry, Open Non-Fiction, M.P's Australian Short Story Award, Australian Bush Ballad, Youth Short Story, Youth Poetry. Each category has three place-getters, plus a commended entrant. Prize money for each section to the value of $500. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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WINNING AND COMMENDED ENTRIES: Sixth Literary Competition 1988, [Contributors]
195 [Contributors] WINNING AND COMMENDED ENTRIES: Sixth Literary Competition 1988
Mildura, Victoria Sunraysia Regional Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers 1988 First Edition. Staplebound Softcover Near Fine 
128pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Side-staple bound. Printed limp covers undamaged. The Bi-Centennial Year Competition was slightly expanded to include encouragement awards in most categories. This volume is a compilation of the winning and commended award winners in the Sunraysia Regional Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers Sixth Literary Competition 1988. Categories included: Open Short Story, Open Poetry, Open Non-Fiction, Australian Short Story, Australian Bush Ballad, Youth Short Story, Youth Poetry. Each category has three place-getters, a Commended Award, and most had an Encouragement Award. Each section had prize money to the value of $500. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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ABC CRICKET BOOK: Australian Tour of England 1972, [Edited by] Alan McGilvray
196 [Edited by] Alan McGilvray ABC CRICKET BOOK: Australian Tour of England 1972
Sydney, Australia Australian Broadcasting Commission 1972 Staplebound Limp Wrapper Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
88pp., intext, candid and action, b/w half-tone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, Staples firm, mild bump on lower foredge, minor foxing specks on a few random pages, otherwise clean. Pictorial [Dennis Lillee in full flight] limp wrapper nominally bumped on lower foredge corner, otherwise very good. Produced for the upcoming Aussie Tour of England, 1972, with tour itinerary, short items and snippets. With player profiles and facsimile signatures, Australians were: Ian Chappell [Capt.], Stackpole [V.Capt.], Greg Chappell, Edwards, Walters, Gleeson, Marsh, Massie, Sheahan, Mallett and Lillee. English players were: Illingworth, Boycott, Denness, D'Oliveira, Edrich, Greig, Knott, Peter Lever, Luckhurst, Snow, Underwood and Willis . . . Book weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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KOOKABURRA: New Humour and Satire, [Edited by] Phillip Adams
197 [Edited by] Phillip Adams KOOKABURRA: New Humour and Satire
Ringwood, Victoria, Australia Penguin Books 1996 014026308x / 9780140263084 1st Impression Large Format Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
94pp., colour and b/w illustrations [halftone and sketch] throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art illustrated [caricature of P.M. John Howard] card wrapper slightly bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Edited by noted Australian humourist, Phillip Adams, nothing is sacrosanct in this satirical lampooning, with contributions by numerous noted satirists, humourists and illustrators . . . Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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AUSTRALIA'S SNOWY MOUNTAINS, [None noted]
198 [None noted] AUSTRALIA'S SNOWY MOUNTAINS
Victoria, Australia Nucolorvue Productions 0858580012 / 9780858580015 Staplebound Booklet Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date [c.1970]. Unpaginated [24 pages]. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout [photography by G.P.Hurdes and Snowy Mountains Authority]. B/w halftone plate and locality map on inside covers. Book clean, staples firm. Leaves clean. Pictorial card wrapper nominally edgeworn, mildly bumped lower foredge. Primarily pictorial and sparsely texted, this tourist booklet covers a section of South Eastern Australia's Great Dividing Range, known as the Snowy Mountains area, covering approximately 100 miles long by 50 miles wide, and encompassing Cooma and the Kosciusko snowfields: Thredbo, Smiggin Holes and Perisher Valley. Booklet weight approx. 130g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 7.05 AUD
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COME SEE . . . SOUTH GIPPSLAND, [None noted]
199 [None noted] COME SEE . . . SOUTH GIPPSLAND
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Develop Victoria Council, Under the Imprimatur of the Yarra Chamber of Commerce Self-cover Staplebound Booklet Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No publication date [c.1964]. Unpaginated [32 pages, self-covered]. Illustrated throughout with an intext mix of colour and b/w plates and locality map, mostly interesting local tourist sites . . . Staples firm, leaves clean. Monochrome pictorial oblong cover mildly edgeworn and specked, with a former owner's name written on margin. Shires represented in this concise tourist guide are: Alberton, South Gippsland, Woorayl and Korumburra. Within the text are many local business advertisements. Booklet weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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CURRENT ACCOUNTS: The Staff Journal of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited. July, 1962, [None noted]
200 [None noted] CURRENT ACCOUNTS: The Staff Journal of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited. July, 1962
Sydney C.B.C. 1962 Staplebound Selfcover Booklet Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
52pp., intext, b/w illustrations throughout, mostly candid, together with several sketch-cartoons. Booklet clean, square. Staples firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [A representation of the Company Seal], limp wrapper lightly edgeworn, abraded, and soiled on plain rear. Primarily containing snippets of the comings and goings within the bank branches, but also featuring several short stories of interest, viz: Agents and Branches, Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962, Let's get this straight, an account of recovery from a serious heart problem by Helen Cowley, together with the Calamity Column, and sport news...Published bi-annually, this is Issue No. 23. Booklet weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
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