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SIX PADDOCKS OF MICE, Fitzgerald, William
1 Fitzgerald, William SIX PADDOCKS OF MICE
Queensland, Australia William Fitzgerald (Author) 1990 0731688295 / 9780731688296 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
383pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn only. "The story of Joffre Kelso - the boy, the youth and the man . . . In 1938, and for all the wrong reasons, he takes the giant step of engaging in the Navy as a Boy Entry . . . The story reaches a finale in June, 1942, during a failed attempt to succour Malta." Book weight approx. 430g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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AND THEN WE HEARD THE THUNDER, Killens, John Oliver
2 Killens, John Oliver AND THEN WE HEARD THE THUNDER
London Jonathan Cape 1964 First British. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 
485pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain brown boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted in a complimentary colour, leaves clean and unmarked, save for a minor bump on upper foredge. Art-illustrated (Leigh Taylor), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with nips and a short jagged tear on lower rear panel. A powerful novel by Afro-American author John Oliver Killens (b. 1916, Macon, Georgia). " . . . tells the story of an American negro company in the Second World War, from its basic training in Georgia to the hellish war in the Pacific and to a mutiny in which coloured soldiers shoot it out with white soldiers in an Australian city." Contents include: Prelims., 4 chaptered 'parts'. Book weight approx. 545g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 26.88 AUD
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