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MODERN ABORIGINAL ART (Christie's Australia) Auction Catalogue

By: Christie's

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Australia, Christie's Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009983

Condition: Very Good


136pp., colour-art plates throughout (Lots 1-168). Catalogue clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to upper foredge corners. Art-illustrated (Front Panel: Maggie Watson Napangardi; Rear panel: Tommy Skeen Tjakamarra) card wrapper has corresponding soft corner crease to rear panel, very light bump head and foot of spine. Catalogue for Christie's inaugural Modern Aboriginal Art auction, held on 12 October, 2004 at what was then their new Sydney premises at Edgecliff, New South Wales. It "presented a fine selection of the best of Modern Aboriginal art." Includes pric... View more info

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DARGO CROOKED RIVER: A Pictorial History

By: Christie, Rob

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Dargo, Victoria, Australia, High Country Publishing: 1994

Edition: Second Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 013397

ISBN: 0646137352

Condition: Very Good


56pp., illustrated throughout with a stunning array of rare photographic plates (archival and private sources), maps and facsimiles. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples clean and tight. Illustrated (sepia halftone plate outer and monochrome map inner - 1909 mining tracks and township map of Grant) gloss wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn. A name crudely felt-pen deleted on title page, else textblock unmarked. Containing additional information from further research, this second edition, in picture and word, tells of the (now) much forgotten Dargo-Crooked River goldfields in Victoria's ... View more info

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GIANT'S BREAD : A Novel of Romance and Suspense

By: Westmacott, Mary (Agatha Christie)

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, Collins: 1973

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 008225

ISBN: 0002215454

Condition: Very Good


350pp. Book clean, square. Plain blue boards mildly bumped on lower foredge corner. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Previous owner's name and small mark to front pastedown. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket corner-clipped on front flap, small round stain to lower edge of rear panel, minor edgewear and creasing, and a tiny closed tear. "Few of the millions of Agatha Christie readers know that the undisputed queen of mystery writers is also the author, under the name of Mary Westmacott, of six hauntingly beautiful tales that have nothing to do with crime . . . 'Giant's Bread' ... View more info

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THE BURDEN

By: Westmacott, Mary (Agatha Christie)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1973

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 008452

ISBN: 0002210932

Condition: Very Good +


192pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Plain blue boards very good+. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket is price-clipped, with a short closed tear to front and rear panel and foot of spine, small chip missing from lower edge of rear panel and upper foredge fold of same. Few of the millions of Agatha Christie readers know that the undisputed queen of mystery writers is also the author, under the name of Mary Westmacott, of six hauntingly beautiful tales that have nothing to do with crime. First published in 1956 by William Heinemann, this 197... View more info

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ABSENT IN THE SPRING

By: Westmacott, Mary (Agatha Christie)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1973

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 008453

ISBN: 000221038X

Condition: Very Good +


192pp. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Plain blue boards very good +. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket is price-clipped, with a tiny closed tear to front and rear panel, crease along lower edge of front panel, and head of spine. Few of the millions of Agatha Christie readers know that the undisputed queen of mystery writers is also the author, under the name of Mary Westmacott, of six hauntingly beautiful tales that have nothing to do with crime. First published in 1944, this 1973 re-issue tells " . . . the story of a woman returning f... View more info