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ALFRED FELTON AND HIS ART BENEFACTIONS

By: N/A

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Trustees of the Public Library, Museums, and National Gallary of Victoria: 1936

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005863

Condition: Good+


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... View more info

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HANDBOOK 2004 : Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)

By: N/A

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Parkville, VIC, Australia, ATSE (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009040

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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A SALUTE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA

By: N/A

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Perth, W.A., Australia, Western Australian Newspapers Ltd. (in Association with The Weldon-Hardie Group): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010236

ISBN: 090969933x

Condition: Very Good +


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 s... View more info

Image for ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate

ELSEWHERE : Photo-Based Work from Australia. Julie Brown-Rrap, Jeff Gibson, Bill Henson, Jacky Redgate

By: N/A

Price: $42.30

Publisher: London, Institute of Contemporary Arts: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010257

ISBN: 090526391X

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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SPIRIT OF PLACE : Writing and Art by Children of the Murray-Darling Basin

By: N/A

Price: $20.68

Publisher: ACT and NSW, Australia, Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Primary English Teaching Association: 2003

Seller ID: 010290

ISBN: 1875622551

Condition: Very Good +


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 Tea... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: N/A

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Carlton South, VIC, Australia, Jobs Australia Foundation: 2010

Edition: Second Edition, Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 011248

ISBN: 0975718762

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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HARD YAKKA : Working Lives in Old Australia

By: N/A

Price: $14.10

Publisher: Noble Park, Victoria, Australia, The Five Mile Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011581

ISBN: 1865033952

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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MELBOURNE VOICES

By: (Various)

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Chadstone, VIC, Australia, Holmesglen Writers' Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006213

ISBN: 0958649537

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLADS and Other Verse

By: (Various)

Price: $16.54

Publisher: Australia, Axiom Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007884

ISBN: 1864760095

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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HEARTBEAT OF THE COUNTRY : Celebrating 70 Years of Miranda

By: Alexander, June

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Crown Content: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011331

ISBN: 1863503730

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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IMAGES OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD Surf & Shipwreck Coast (Signed Copy)

By: Alexandra Stevens (Written by) Barry Stevens (Photographed by)

Price: $75.20

Publisher: Yallourn North, Victoria, Australia, GippStar International:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author and Photographer

Seller ID: 012292

ISBN: 0975808214

Condition: Very Good +


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, Warrnamboo... View more info

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DIRTY DOZEN 5 : Done and Dusted. True Crime Stories That Shocked Australia

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $14.10

Publisher: Prahran, VIC, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011280

ISBN: 1742700268

Condition: Very Good


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. ... View more info

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QUEST FOR GOLD

By: Andrews, Malcolm

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 009738

ISBN: 0733309038

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia

By: Angel, Jeff

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011521

ISBN: 0733323502

Condition: Very Good +


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 w... View more info

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THE CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN PLACES

By: Appleton, Richard and Barbara (Compiled and Written by)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Cambridge University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009785

ISBN: 0521395062

Condition: Very Good +


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 ... View more info

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA : Horizons Beyond

By: Baker, Tony; Lloyd, Megan; Gibb, David

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Kent Town, South Australia, Wakefield Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011359

ISBN: 1862544220

Condition: Very Good +


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 in... View more info

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KAKADU : A Heritage for the Future

By: Balderstone, Simon (Text by) Meier, Leo (Photography by)

Price: $30.08

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Lansdowne Publishing: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011155

ISBN: 1863024727

Condition: Very Good +


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... View more info

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RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS

By: Baldwin, Myles

Price: $56.40

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Murdoch Books Australia, for the Herald & Weekly Times Pty. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011957

ISBN: 1743364989

Condition: Near Fine


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 ove... View more info

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50 DAY WALKS NEAR MELBOURNE (Revised Edition - The Age Special)

By: Bardwell, Sandra

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Anne O'Donovan: 1982

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 012710

ISBN: 0908476086

Condition: Very Good


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 illustrate... View more info

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'50 YEARS ON...' The Golden Jubilee Story of Victoria's Real Estate Institute

By: Bartrop, Edgar

Price: $13.16

Publisher: East Melbourne, The Real Estate Institute of Victoria [Inc.]:

Seller ID: 012454

Condition: Very Good +


No publication date [c. 1986]. viii, + 192pp. B/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, several unpaginated, mostly intext and of a candid nature. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Sketch-art illustrated [no ack.] card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. With interesting references to its pre-history prior to incorporation on 15 July, 1936, the 'Golden Jubilee' of the Real Estate and Stock Institute of Victoria is told in 45 chapters, plus Prelims., I... View more info