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Australia - A Financial Times Survey

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Financial Times: 1959

Seller ID: 056512

Condition: Very Good


The original Financial Times magazine copy of this survey offering an overview of the country and it's future in the late 1950's. 111 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs and contemporary advertisements of the day. View more info

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Souvenir of Melbourne

By: N/A

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Osboldstone & Co:

Seller ID: 056770

Condition: Fair


''Containing the latest views of the principal streets, buildings, etc, together with street, railway and tramway maps'' Some small scuff marks to a couple of photos. 32 page stapled (rusty) booklet with pictures of the MCG, The Lawn at Flemington Park on Cup Day etc. Circa 1920s? View more info

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Australian Panorama

By: Anthony, J.D.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Australia, Australian News and Information Bureau Publication:

Seller ID: 016086

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial guide to Australia. Undated circa 1960's. 64 pages. View more info

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The Awakening Giant : Australia - North of Capricorn

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1961

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 065930

Condition: Good


Unique survey of this fabulous country taken well over half-a-century ago. Good, clean copy in a somewhat tatty d/w showing wear & tear and small losses - 180 pages including postscript. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Walking the Simpson Desert

By: Bonython, C. Warren

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066302

ISBN: 0727011731

Condition: Very Good


A saga of human achievement in the face of nature's greatest challenges. Supplemented by photographs taken by the author and his companion during the crossing. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w with light sunning to spine - 160 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Down Under

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Black Swan: 2001

Seller ID: 037779

ISBN: 055299703X

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread paperback which shows signs of slightest storage. Bill Bryson's witty story of his travels around Australia. 398 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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From West to East and Beyond (SIGNED COPY)

By: Buck, Sheila

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, New Millennium: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 029857

ISBN: 1858450411

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright booklet - 76 pages. An account of a teacher's travels and experiences in the Far East and Australasia that represents much more than a simple travelogue. SIGNED by the author to the title page as well as a dedication to the ffep which reads ' Selina & Charles With best wishes from the author'. 76 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Rediscovering Australia

By: Burnett, Pat

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Author: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066364

Condition: Very Good


The author traces the maritime discovery of the 'Unknown South Land' from the perspective of all the different cultures which played a part in it. Neat birthday gift inscription to the title page and minor wear to cover else a clean, bright copy - 135 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Squatter and Settler in the Waipara County

By: Cresswell, Douglas

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand, The Waipara County Council: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066221

Condition: Very Good


The author weaves the history of a rich county from the early humble days to what is today a thriving and beautiful part of New Zealand. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear and loss to rear flap - 191 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Tasmanian Wilderness Experience

By: Harding, Dennis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Launceston, TA, Australia, United Press: 1998

Seller ID: 065041

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid array of photographs matched only by that of the wild places they depict. Clean, glossy copy which appears unread - 96 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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North Queensland in Colour

By: Hector Holthouse

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Adelaide, SA, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065031

ISBN: 0851790674

Condition: Very Good


Vibrant photography along with commentary which now serves as a nostalgic look back at part of the Australian landscape of nearly half-a-century ago. Slight opening to guttering else a clean, glossy copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Heart of the North

By: Hughes, Owen (photography), Ferrall, Sir Raymond (text)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Australia, Owen Hughes Photography: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025413

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dust jacket. Gift inscription on front end paper. 218 pages. Photographs of Tasmania, its people and landscape. View more info

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Going Bush

By: McEnally, Lawrie & Julie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1989

Seller ID: 066000

ISBN: 1862564159

Condition: Very Good


Dos and Don'ts for staying in the Bush in Australia. Very good clean large format paperback. 112 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Melbourne Sketchbook

By: Newnham, W. H. (Text by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035328

Condition: Very Good


Catches the mood of 29 of Melbourne's best-known features from Young & Jackson's to Government House. Each sketch is accompanied by Newnham's breezy commentary. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 63 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Desert Journeys

By: Rawson, Geoffrey

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054283

Condition: Good


An account of the arduous exploration of the interior of the continent of Australia by three rival expeditions in 1873-4. With six maps. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some internal/external tape repairs - 270 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Aboriginal Culture Today

By: Rutherford, Anna (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Kunapipi, Dangaroo Press: 1988

Seller ID: 038018

ISBN: 1871049555

Condition: Reading Copy


Contains creative material, articles and statements by major Aboriginal artists on art, children's literature, criticism, film, country and western music, political posters, photography, publishing and creative writing. A very good reading copy which has some creasing to covers and top corners of pages and tipppexed out price to front endpaper. 306 pages. Next post from UK. View more info

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The Discovery of Australia

By: Sharp, Andrew

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063249

Condition: Very Good


Traces the sequence of discovery of portions of the coasts of the Australian continent and Tasmania, thereby providing a study of the revelation of Australia to the outside world. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning to spine/cover - 338 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Sydney Sketchbook

By: Sommers, Tess Van

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035390

Condition: Very Good


Records the grace and history of some of Sydney's most notable buildings. . A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 64 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Complete Account Of The Settlement At Port Jackson

By: Tench, Watkin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Whitefish, MT, USA, Kessinger Publishing Co: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 063238

ISBN: 1419100696

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Kessinger Publishing's Rare Prints Series covering thousands of scarce and hard-to-find books. Clean, bright, large format softcover - 110 pages. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Tasmania

By: Walton, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: South Yarra, Victoria, Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040993

ISBN: 0859021785

Condition: Very Good


Communicates the priceless historical and natural heritage of Australia's island State. Internally clean, large format hardback with some light edgewear in a d/w showing some wear & tear - 72 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info