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A SALUTE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
1 A SALUTE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Perth, W.A., Australia Western Australian Newspapers Ltd. (in Association with The Weldon-Hardie Group) 1986 090969933x / 9780909699338 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good Folio 
280pp., small section of sepia historic photographic illustrations, plus stunning colour photographic illustrations throughout, including fold-outs. Book clean, square. Faux-leather spine firm. Gilt title to front panel of undamaged blue boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket mildly sunned on spine and a thin, short strip of upper front panel, minimally scuffed. "In this book a group of the world's leading photographers have together captured the spirit that is Western Australia, from the cosmopolitan lifestyle of Perth to the isolation of remote outback settlements. They have captured, too, the natural beauty of Western Australia, a beauty that emerges from the harshness of its ancient mountain ranges, the grandeur of its coastline and the softer contours of its farmland." Book weight approx. 2.2 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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2 ALFRED FELTON AND HIS ART BENEFACTIONS
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Trustees of the Public Library, Museums, and National Gallary of Victoria 1936 First Edition Staplebound Booklet Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour-art frontispiece, plus b/white art-portrait halftone plates. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples firm, but slightly rusted. Leaves clean. Printed, yapped wrapper soiled, bumped and creased. A concise biography of Victorian benefactor Alfred Fenton, born Maldon, Essex, England in 1831. He arrived in Victoria in 1853, becoming a very successful druggist. On his death on 8 January, 1904, he left a large fortune to Victoria, a part of which has purchased (and continues to) world class works of art for the National Gallery of Victoria. This booklet is a guide book for some of these acquired works on display . . . Booklet weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia.  Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate
3 ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate
London Institute of Contemporary Arts 1988 090526391x / 9780905263915 First Edition Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unpaginated (30 pages). B/white and colour illustrations. Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to upper foredge corner of textblock. Illustrated (Bill Henson) card wrapper has a tiny corner crease to rear panel. Catalogue from an exhibition held in Great Britain, 7 April - 22 May 1988, which was presented by the ICA and the Australian Bicentenary Authority to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary. Includes essay, 'Elsewhere, Today' by Ross Gibson, plus Biography/Bibliography. Item weight approx. 210g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 42.30 AUD
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FOR OUR PEOPLE, FOR OUR FUTURE : The 1st Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trekker Unit Walks the Kokoda Track, in the Footsteps of Heroes, as Part of the Jobs Australia Foundation Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, 1st - 9th August, 2010
4 FOR OUR PEOPLE, FOR OUR FUTURE : The 1st Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trekker Unit Walks the Kokoda Track, in the Footsteps of Heroes, as Part of the Jobs Australia Foundation Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, 1st - 9th August, 2010
Carlton South, VIC, Australia Jobs Australia Foundation 2010 0975718762 / 9780975718766 Second Edition, Revised and Updated Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
77pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. Foreword by David Thompson, AM, CEO Jobs Australia. From the jacket flap: "On August 1, 2010, 21 members of the first 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trekker Unit' set out to walk the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea as part of the 'Jobs Australia Indigenous Youth Leadership Program'. This book is an historic record of their journey. The journey continues . . . " Book weight approx. 540g. 
Price: 37.60 AUD
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5 HANDBOOK 2004 : Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
Parkville, VIC, Australia ATSE (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering) 2004 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo (large) 
xiv, + 286pp., b/white thumbnail photographic images throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Gloss card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed only. " . . . a ready reference, for use by the Fellows of the Academy, on all essential aspects of ATSE operations through calendar year 2004." Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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HARD YAKKA :  Working Lives in Old Australia
6 HARD YAKKA : Working Lives in Old Australia
Noble Park, Victoria, Australia The Five Mile Press 2000 1865033952 / 9781865033952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
94pp., recto page sepia toned illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Previous owner's gift inscription to top corner of ffep., else leaves clean. Gloss Illustrated boards very good. A stand-alone title in The Centenary Collection. From the rear panel: "The luxuries of labour-saving devices, and the resulting leisure, were not for these people. They worked for long hours at their jobs, and then worked again at home. The telling photographs of these working lives speak of a growing nation, of a pioneering past. The aches and pains and fatigue of work do not come through, but rather we see faces of character, optimism and sometimes cheerfulness in the presence of the never-ending mountain of work . . . " Book weight approx. 520g. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin
7 SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin
ACT and NSW, Australia Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association 2003 1875622551 / 9781875622559 Softcover Very Good + 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
128pp., colour and b/white art illustrations throughout, one b/white map. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, tiny corner crease to small section at rear of book. Art-illustrated card wrapper has a corresponding tiny corner crease to rear panel. " . . . the eleventh collection of children's writing and art published as part of 'Special Forever : An environmental communication project, a partnership between the Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association. The words and pictures in this collection describe what it is like to be growing up with, and within the unique million square kilometres of the Australian landscape known as the Murray-Darling Basin." Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLADS and Other Verse, (Various)
8 (Various) AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLADS and Other Verse
Australia Axiom Publishing 1998 1864760095 / 9781864760095 First Edition Softcover with Fold-in Flaps Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
96pp., colour art illustrations throughout by Della Hodgett. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Jan Gallehawk), flapped card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Australian Bush Ballads and Poems from the pens of some of Australia's best-loved colonial writers including: Mary Fullerton ('E'), Adam Lindsay Gordon, Henry Lawson, 'Breaker' Morant, A.B.Patterson and many others . . . " Poems open with 'Australia' (Dowell O'Reilly), and close with 'Bowyang's Bridge' (C.J.Dennis). Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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MELBOURNE VOICES, (Various)
9 (Various) MELBOURNE VOICES
Chadstone, VIC, Australia Holmesglen Writers' Press 2000 0958649537 / 9780958649537 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
188pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease, minimal edgewear. Martin Flanagan, Kevin Sheedy, Tammy van Wisse, Steve Bracks, Michael Leuing, and others, share their personal insights and stories on life in one of the world's great cities-Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Numerous contents over four 'sections': People, Entertainment, Places and Sport. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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HEARTBEAT OF THE COUNTRY : Celebrating 70 Years of Miranda, Alexander, June
10 Alexander, June HEARTBEAT OF THE COUNTRY : Celebrating 70 Years of Miranda
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Crown Content 2001 1863503730 / 9781863503730 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
180pp., (mostly) b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly corner creased on lower front panel. From the rear panel: "The Weekly Times' Miranda column has encouraged, provoked and inspired country women since 1931. 'Heartbeat of The Country' captures their hopes and fears during 70 years of enormous social change." Book weight approx. 710g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast   (Signed Copy), Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by)
11 Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by) IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast (Signed Copy)
Yallourn North, Victoria, Australia GippStar International 0975808214 / 9780975808214 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Limited Edition Signed By Author and Photographer
Limited Edition Hardcover. No publication date (c. 2005?). Colour maps, stunning colour photographic illustrations throughout by Barry Stevens. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Laid-on pictorial image affixed to front panel of undamaged plain blue boards. Short inscription, "Best wishes", signed by author and photographer on ffep., else leaves unmarked and clean. Contents, in sections, include: Surf Coast, Otways, Shipwreck Coast, Warrnambool, Moyne Shire. Plus Credits and Listings Pages. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 75.20 AUD
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FIELD GUIDE TO MARINE FISHES OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA AND SOUTH-EAST ASIA, Allen, Gerald R.
12 Allen, Gerald R. FIELD GUIDE TO MARINE FISHES OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA AND SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Welshpool, Western Australia Western Australian Museum 2009 9781910843397 Fourth Revised Edition Softcover in Plastic Sleeve Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
287pp., colour map, recto page colour art plates, colour photographic and b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. Removable plastic cover sleeve very mildly surface scratched and indented. From the rear cover: "This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia's tropical waters (including the Great Barrier Reef) and south-east Asia has been updated and expanded. It is an invaluable reference for divers and anglers, to scientists and the layperson - to everyone with an interest in our remarkable tropical fish. Includes full colour images of some 1,500 fish in 105 beautiful plates by leading Australian marine artists, Roger Swainton and Jill Ruse." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 790g. 
Price: 37.60 AUD
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DIRTY DOZEN 5 : Done and Dusted. True Crime Stories That Shocked Australia, Anderson, Paul
13 Anderson, Paul DIRTY DOZEN 5 : Done and Dusted. True Crime Stories That Shocked Australia
Prahran, VIC, Australia Hardie Grant Books 2011 1742700268 / 9781742700267 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
279pp., plus 1 x 8 page, colour and b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft reading crease to front and back panel, small corner crease to rear. From the back cover: "The fifth instalment in this bestselling series, 'Dirty Dozen 5: Done and Dusted' is the inside story of some of Australia's most gruesome and gripping crimes . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.10 AUD
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QUEST FOR GOLD, Andrews, Malcolm
14 Andrews, Malcolm QUEST FOR GOLD
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 2000 0733309038 / 9780733309038 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
298pp., 4 x 4 page, and 1 x 8 page, colour, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has small, soft corner crease to front panel. " . . . When the IOC chief announced Sydney had won the right to host the 2000 Olympic Games, thousands of Australian sportsmen and women were thrilled by the opportunity to perform in front of a home crowd . . . This is the story of some of the Olympic hopefuls as they prepared for the ultimate challenge. A few were household names, others were hoping to become so . . . " Contents include: Prologue: Melbourne Memories, 9 chapters, Appendix I-III. Book weight approx. 670g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia, Angel, Jeff
15 Angel, Jeff GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 2008 0733323502 / 9780733323508 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 310pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. Jeff Angel exposes the "real face of environmental change: the twin pressures of politics and industry groups; ongoing tensions between fundamentalism and pragmatism in the environmental movement; and the ineffectiveness of many environmental laws and government agencies. He takes us inside some of the most pivotal events in Australian political history, and predicts what will happen next in the fight to save the environment . . . " Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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THE CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN PLACES, Appleton, Richard and Barbara (Compiled and Written by)
16 Appleton, Richard and Barbara (Compiled and Written by) THE CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN PLACES
Melbourne, VIC, Australia Cambridge University Press 1992 0521395062 / 9780521395069 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xii, + 356pp., map-printed endpapers, 26 b/white maps to rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. " . . . a comprehensive national gazetteer which lists all Australia's cities and the country's thousands of suburbs, towns and Local Government Areas. The Dictionary also includes Australia's External Territories, significant geographical features, places of historical interest, national parks and other heritage areas. There are more than 4,700 entries . . . " Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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17 Baker, Tony; Lloyd, Megan; Gibb, David SOUTH AUSTRALIA : Horizons Beyond
Kent Town, South Australia Wakefield Press 1998 1862544220 / 9781862544222 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
223pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. (Many leading South Australian photographers have contributed to this book). Book clean, square. Spine firm, lightly bumped at head. Black boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has two small closed tears. minor edge-creasing to head of spine. Foreword by Peter Goldsworthy. From the jacket flap: "This book is a bold photographic portrait of a community moving into the twenty-first century. Evocative images celebrate the state's variety, from its natural wonders to its modern industries . . . Includes essays about South Australia's historical strengths and contemporary endeavours; insightful interviews with people working for the state's future; and snap-shot fiction that gives a glimpse into how South Australians think of themselves and how their activities are contributing to the world." Book weight approx. 1.2 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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KAKADU : A Heritage for the Future, Balderstone, Simon (Text by) Meier, Leo (Photography by)
18 Balderstone, Simon (Text by) Meier, Leo (Photography by) KAKADU : A Heritage for the Future
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Lansdowne Publishing 1995 1863024727 / 9781863024723 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256pp., stunning colour photographic images throughout by Leo Meier. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented. From the back panel: "A place of stunning contrasts, Kakadu extends from the mangrove-fringed tidal plains through the floodplains and lowland hills to the sandstone cliffs of the Arnhem land escarpment . . . captures the exceptional beauty of this place, where the land changes character according to seasonal patterns, where an ancient cultural heritage is displayed in artworks of international significance, where unique animals, birds and natural vegetation flourish." Book weight approx. 1.18 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS, Baldwin, Myles
19 Baldwin, Myles RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia Murdoch Books Australia, for the Herald & Weekly Times Pty. Ltd. 2013 1743364989 / 9781743364987 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
287pp., beautiful colour-plate photography throughout by Simon Griffiths. Book clean. Spine firm. Printed grey boards nominally shelfworn on heel only. Textblock pristine. Photographic, colour-illustrated, French-fold dustjacket trivially creased only. Contents of this stunning book include; Prelims., Introduction, 18 featured gardens, Planting, Index. Book weight approx. 1.92 Kg. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 56.40 AUD
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50 DAY WALKS NEAR MELBOURNE (Revised Edition - The Age Special), Bardwell, Sandra
20 Bardwell, Sandra 50 DAY WALKS NEAR MELBOURNE (Revised Edition - The Age Special)
Richmond, Victoria, Australia Anne O'Donovan 1982 0908476086 / 9780908476084 Revised Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
167pp., b/white line-drawn maps and sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, a soft reading crease there-on. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn, else good. Leaves clean. The walks featured in this book offer a magnificent diversity of attractions - waterfalls, gorges, a natural ampitheatre, deserted beaches, lyrebirds, wildflowers, splendid views, and relics of gold mines and timber railways. Each walk is illustrated with a clear sketch map and full details of distance, access, facilities, etc. Contents include: Prelims., Locations, Introduction to Bushwalking, Walks, Classified Index. Note: Details of some of these walks may have changed since publication. Book weight approx. 195g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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