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AUSTRALIA'S SNOWY MOUNTAINS

By: [None noted]

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Nucolorvue Productions:

Seller ID: 002222

ISBN: 0858580012

Condition: Good+


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: Thred... View more info

GUIDE TO TRAFFIC ENGINEERING PRACTICE [1965]

By: [None noted]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, National Association of Australian State Road Authorities: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002359

Condition: Fair +


vi+113pp. Intext b/white line-drawings, graphs and tables throughout. Book square. Spine firm. Dampstained foredge of text-block, nominally tanned fep's, errata slip affixed to front pastedown. Yellow boards insect damaged on foredges, else spots and fingermarked, mildly bumped on heel of backstrip. No d/jacket. ".in this publication, the Association has endeavoured to provide a short manual for the guidance of practicing highway engineers.Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Prelims., Intro., Road capacity, Traffic studies, Provision for Stationary Vehicles, Traffic Aids, Traffic Accidents, ... View more info

The Australian Publishers Association 52nd Annual Book Design Awards 2003

By: [None noted]

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ultimo, NSW, Australian Publishers Association: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002437

Condition: Near Fine.


91pp. [5 unpag.]. Colour plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine tight. Leaves clean. Monochrome, pictorially illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket undamged. A review of the APA's 52nd Annual Book Design Awards, the overall winner was Jenny Grigg for her design of Peter Carey's 'My Life As A Fake'. She had the honour [and graciously accepted], the task of designing this book.Book weight approx. 480gms. View more info

YOUNG AUSTRALIA IN ACTION. Volume 6. 1965 Edition

By: [None noted]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Homebush, N.S.W., William Arnott: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002470

Condition: Very Good.


96pp. B/white action illustrated frontispiece, centre-spread publishers promotion. Book clean, staples firm. Leaves clean, noticeably tanned. Art-illustrated [athlete front/ Arnott's parrot rear], limp wrapper has former owner's name and trivial crease on front, otherwise lightly fingermarked. A compendium of athletic records [as at October 1st. 1965]. Contents include: Athletics Men/Women; Australian School, State, Open and World Records. Swimming Men/Women; Australian School, State, Open and World Records. Book weight approx. 90gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under... View more info

TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES: As Told in Jackanory

By: [None noted]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Commission: 1977

Edition: 1st Thus.

Seller ID: 002618

ISBN: 0563172835

Condition: Very Good +


159pp., intext, b/w sketch ilustrations throughout by Jo Worth. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, otherwise very good. A collection of traditional tales, all having been told in Jackanory, and published in paperback . . . Contents include: Five tales from each of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Tales that include: Brave heroes, Beautiful princesses, Happy fools and Clever lads, Little people and Wicked giants . . . Designed for the storyteller or for children to read for themselves . ... View more info

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CAPITAL GOLF CLUB

By: [None noted]

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Hudson Conway Limited: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002763

Condition: Near Fine


56pp., printed endpapers. Intext, stunning colour plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine tight. Gilt titles on dark blue cloth boards. Leaves pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn, anticipatory clear tape protection applied to reverse-side folds. The Capital Golf Club is situated in the Melbourne, Victoria, sandbelt suburb of Heatherton. Designed by five-time British Open champion, Peter Thompson, for Melbourne's Crown Casino head Lloyd Williams, this massive luxurious undertaking spared no expense . . . Contents include: The Vision, Cou... View more info

THE BOY ARTIST; or the Reward of Perseverance. A Tale for the Young

By: [None noted]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1886

Seller ID: 003106

Condition: Good


137pp., plus unpaginated 4 page publishing promo. Floral decorated endpapers. Tip-in colour frontispiece. Intext, b/w sketch illustrations [Paterson] throughout. Book square. Black and gilt illustration and title on cloth. Blind-stamp decoration on rear board. Scuffed, bumped and abraded corners and edges. Areas of colour stripped froom backstrip. No hinge splits. Leaves flecked throughout, otherwise stained from being used as a flower press . . . Contents: The Boy-Artist: The picture, Resolve, Fever, Friend, Invitation, Surprise, Success. Town Daises: Lonely life, Transplanted daisies. Book w... View more info

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PAST AND PRESENT: A Story of Our Guiding. Girl Guides Association of Victoria

By: [None noted]

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Girl Guides Association of Victoria:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012529

Condition: Very Good


No date (c. 1967). 31pp. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples holding firmly, minimum rust there-on. Sketch-illustrated card wrapper has a former owner's name on front wrap, else very good. An errata slip affixed to lower half of title page. Intext b/white halftone plate, and sketch illustrations throughout. A concise, but interesting story of the Girl Guides of Victoria, the first company being formed in Hawthorn when the inaugural meeting was held on 6th February, 1911 . . . Chronology, throughout, with a list of State Presidents and Commissioners to 1963. A very scarce booklet. Weig... View more info

SKETCHES OF EMINENT MEDICAL MEN

By: [None noted]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 003302

Condition: Good


No publication date [c. 1880]. 192pp. Book clean, square. Gilt and blindstamp decorated cloth abraded and bumped. Inner hinges starting. Pencilled page reference on ffep., plus pencilled [nondescript] presentation, dated Jan. 1880, bridging verso of ffep. and title page, otherwise random flecks throughout leaves. Short biographies of medical men, including: William Harvey, Thomas Sydenham, William Hey, Thomas Bateman, Edward Jenner, John Mason Good, Sir William Knighton and others. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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THE AUSTRALIAN QUARTERLY MASONIC GUIDE:April, May and June 1919

By: [None noted]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Melbourne & Sydney, Australia, C.W.Burford: 1919

Seller ID: 003482

Condition: Good


96pp., small, contemporary, intext, advertisement illustrations. Book square. Staples firm. Leaves tanned, minor in-production crease on two pages, otherwise random flecks throughout. Printed limp card wrapper slightly edgeworn, chipped, and soiled. A Masonic Quarterly Guide and Diary for the months of April, May and June, 1919, with notices, relevant information and local [Melbourne] advertisements. A rare item. Book weight approx. 60g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

By: [None noted]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Language Press: 1994

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 004215

ISBN: 7119016997

Condition: Very Good +


96pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Gilt titles on red cloth. Backstrip nominally bumped on head. No dustjacket [probably unissued]. English edition of the 'Constitution of the People's Republic of China' may have lost something in the translation, i.e. Article 35: Citizens of the P.R.C. enjoy freedom of speech, of the press, of assembly, association, procession and demonstration. Article 36: Citizens of the P.R.C. enjoy freedom of religious belief. Contents include: Preamble, General Principles, The fundamental rights and duties of citizens, The structure of the State-Secti... View more info

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DIRECTORY OF OLD SCOTCH COLLEGIANS

By: [None noted]

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, Australian Alumni Directories for Old Scotch collegians' Association: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005553

Condition: Very Good +


737pp., b/white, pictorial halftone frontispiece, plus advertiser's promotional section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles. Leaves clean and unmarked. Panoramically illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped and edgeworn only. In 1997, the Old Scotch Collegians' Association commissioned this inaugural 'Directory Of Old Scotch Collegians', in which some 5,400 Old Collegians have participated . . . Book weight approx. 1.43 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo ... View more info

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BEAUTIFUL GARDENS OF MALAYSIA : Landscaping to Better Living

By: [None noted]

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, and Selangor, Malaysia, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, and Design Dimensions Sdn. Bhd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006741

ISBN: 9838720054

Condition: Very Good


200pp., colour-plate endpapers, and numerous intext photographic images of a selection of beautiful gardens in Malaysia. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright gilt titles. Backstrip lightly bumped on head. Boards undamaged. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A dated inscription (probably nondescript) on colophon, otherwise leaves clean. An unabashed display of the beauty, charm and vitality of a selection of Malaysia's landscaped gardens . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 7 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 1.24 KG. * Buy... View more info

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ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN PAINTINGS

By: [None noted]

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Earl Gallery:

Seller ID: 007017

Condition: Very Good +


No publication date (c. 1989). 50pp., colour-art plates throughout, including two fold-outs. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Hauling Timber Macedon Heights' Frederick McCubbin) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. This catalogue was published in celebration of Earl Gallery's twelve years of trading in the Geelong area, and their expansion to the city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and the paintings were on exhibition at the company's Melbourne office in South Yarra. Includes artwork by Jean Appleton, Louis Buvelot, Rupert Bunny, Judy Cassab, William Dobell... View more info

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A GUIDE TO BOOK CONTRACTS

By: [None noted] [Committee of Management members]

Price: $15.20

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, Australian Society of Authors: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007682

Condition: Very Good +


51pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over blue cloth spine. Undamaged original blue cloth boards. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear, significant colour fading (particularly spine), and general abrading. A revised edition of this guide that seeks to give new and budding writers a better understanding of what is involved in contracts between publisher and author, and what is reasonable publishing practice c. 1970s . . . Contents include: Prelims., 36 chapters. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will... View more info