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Undiplomatic Activities
Woolcott, Richard; ills. by David Rowe
ISBN: 9781921215384
Scribe Melbourne 2007 Reprint
8vo Hard Cover 202pp, some lighter moments from the Australian foreign service  Fine
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320125  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Place - Illustrated
Morgan, Sally
ISBN: 0949206571
Fremantle Arts Centre Press Fremantle 1989 Reprint
Large 8vo Hard Cover 358pp + 16pp of b&w family photographs. Gift inscription else ex. copy  Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22014  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Adversity in Success. Extracts from from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt’s Diaries 1939-1948
Hewitt, Air Vice Marshal J.E.
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate South Yarra (Melbourne) 1980 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover xiv,330pp, map in rear pocket, RAAF in WW2 in South West Pacific. Prev. owner name o/w vg in dj. Signed and numbered by author  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30433  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Don’t Die with the Music in You
Bennett, Wayne with Steve Crawley
ISBN: 0733311075
ABC Books Sydney 2002 Reprint
Small 8vo Hard Cover 192pp. Broncos coach Bennett writes on his life and philosophy.   Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30786  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Diaries of Ethel Turner
compiled by Philippa Poole
ISBN: 0725405198
Ure Smith Sydney 1979 First Edition
Small 4to Hard Cover 288pp, photos.Ethel Turner kept diaries for over 60 years  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5652  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hell West & Crooked C
Tom Cole
Angus & Roberston Aust 1988 
  Crocodile hunting & buffalo hunting in the Far North 280 pages Angis & Robertson 1988 illustrated with b/w drawings, photos. Legit cancelled ex-lib copu a few stamps otherwise good. condition hardback/dustwrapper   
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006273  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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A Man of Achievement. Sir Manuel Hornibrook
Browne, Waveney
ISBN: 0959816801
P.E.P. Brisbane 1976 Reprint
4to Hard Cover xiv,154pp, index, photos. Gift inscription else exc. copy. in like dj. Bridge builder and construction engineer extraordinaire.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26603  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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JIGSAW the Biography of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen Statesman-Not Politician
Townsend, Derek
ISBN: 0949344001
Sneyd & Morley Brisbane 1983 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover . 395pp, Numerous monochrome plates, As new copy  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320350  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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My Life - Tony Lockett
Lockett, Tony
ISBN: 0330361708
Ironbark Sydney 1999 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 186pp, lots of photos, mainly colour. One of the greatest Aussie Rules players tells his story. Spotless copy  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319576  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Tony Lockett: Ironbark Legends
Darren Christison et al
ISBN: 033036149X
Ironbark Sydney 1999 First Edition
Folio Hard Cover 120pp, photos, statistics.   Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320357  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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A Simpler Time. a memoir of love, laughter, loss and billycarts
Fitzsimons, Peter
ISBN: 9780732288044
HarperCollins Sydney 2010 First Edition
8vo Trade Paperback xii,372pp, photos. Enjoyable memoir from an entertaining writer.  Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320394  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Some Southern Homes of NSW New South Wales
G Nesta Griffiths
National Trust   
  .Facsimile edition 120 pages. Good hb/dw,. . orig publ 1952 B/w photos, drawings.  
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005768  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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EXPLORE AUSTRALIA
no author
Viking/BP Aust 1997 
  Great book for exploring all of Australia with maps & lists of towns, sights to see etc. As new hardback/dustwrapper. Published by Viking.2 1/4 kg 582 pages   
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005092  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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AUSTRALIA IN HERTIAGE
no author
Aust Council of National Trusts / Collins Australia 1983 First Edition
  About 50 historic buildings & SITES of Australia. Quarto size. b/w illustrations and colour plates, 275 pages, Quarto size,good hardback / dustwrapper.   
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005059  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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Romance of Australian Lighthouses
Valmai Phillips
Rigby Australia 1977 
  221 pages b/w photos very good hardback/dustwrapper all about Australian lighthouses past & present.   
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004834  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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1972 Federal Election Pamphlet (novelty)
no author
 Australia 1972 
  Election pamphlet (says vote Labor) authorised by Seaman's Union Dec 1972 Australian federal election campaign imitation $3 bill with Billy MacMahon on it. Government of Inflation   
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004421  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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Among the Barbarians.The Dividing of Australia.
Paul Sheehan
ISBN: 0091836360
Random House Australia 1998 
8vo.  Paperback. 300pp. as new. Contraversial book about immigration,multiculturalism,Pauline Hanson, and Australia  
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000295  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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Off Down the Track: Racing and Other Yarns
Paterson, A.B.
ISBN: 0207153787
Angus & Robertson North Ryde, NSW, Australia 1986 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with light brown/cream boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 240 pages, weighs 780 gms. This collection brings together verse, prose and journalism - much of it previously uncollected - in a selection of yarns, stories, gossip and recollections that stir the spirit and warm the heart. This is a very good tight copy with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear. Boards are slightly scuffed at edges and corners. Small pencil mark on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000267  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Rascals, Ruffians and Rebels of Early Australia
Clune, Frank
ISBN: 0207156662
Angus & Robertson North Ryde, NSW, Australia 1987 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint (originally published as Scallywags of Sydney Cove), 219 pages, weighs 760 gms. In this book Frank Clune brings the convicts of Australia to life and captures the rigours of life in the penal settlements during the early years of Australia. Book includes many colour and black and white illustrations. This is a very good tight copy with minor age-related general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000271  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Miles Franklin: Her Brilliant Career
Roderick, Colin
ISBN: 0727016962
Rigby Publishers Sydney, Australia 1982 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover book with cream boards pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 199pp, weighs 836gms. This book is an in-depth study Of the life of Miles Franklin by Colin Roderick, a man who had the supreme advantage of knowing his subject personally, and he illustrates his text with more than 200 photographs and other reproductions collected over many years. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Small pencil inscription on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000282  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Century of Australian Cinema, A
Sabine, James (ed.)
Mandarin Australia Victoria, Australia 1995 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Softcover book, first edition, 950gms, 220 pages. This book is a wide-screen look at the lively beginnings of Australian film, the tides of technology, the fall and rise and fascination with film. Ten varied writers, among them lecturers, film-makers and critics, have each supplied a chapter to this dream-making history. This book will offer the reader a peep-hole to a continent's imagination. A good solid copy with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000327  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Voyage of the Investigator, The
Austin, K. A.
Rigby Limited Adelaide, Australia 1964 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic slip. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000585  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Day Before Yesterday, A: Good Old Sydney Town
Davis, Abe
Abe Davis Australia 1980 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 290gms, 138 pages. Intimate records of a changing city from the turn of the century. Includes numerous black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Small pen inscription from previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000607  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Convict Kingston - A Guide
Smith, Nan
ISBN: 0646320270
  1997 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 232gms, 120 pages. This book gives a short history of Kingston, Norfolk Island, beginning with the convict settlements and finishing with today's ruins and the beautifully restored Georgian buildings. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000694  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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All Things Wild
Carter, Jeff
ISBN: 0727002759
Rigby Limited Australia 1977 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 666gms, 151 pages, illustrated map endpapers. The yarns and myths of the outback are here intermingled with Jeff carter's personal observations and reflections of a lifetime of searching out 'All Things Wild' in Australia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the front endpaper and a small pencil inscription on the inside front title page. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000706  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Hungry Heart, The: A Compelling Account of Life in One of the Most Scattered and Isolated Populations on the Face of the Earth
Griffiths, Max
ISBN: 0864174861
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, Australia 1992 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 566gms, 176 pages. Max Griffiths worked for the Australian Inland Mission from 1964 to 1985 and as such was witness to changes in the outback due to a massive increase in mining activity and to the sadly belated exposure of the shocking conditions under which ABoriginal people were living and dying. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some minimal chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000889  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Historical Sketch of New South Wales
no author
ISBN: 0701813458
Lansdowne Press Dee Why West, NSW, Australia 1980 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 898gms, 159 pages. This book covers that period from the founding of the first colony up to 1886 - the first hundred years. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition except for chewing of front bottom corner. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear and one large tear on front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000917  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Finding Australia - The History of Australia to 1821
Ward, Russel
ISBN: 0858594021
Heinemann Educational Australia Richmond, VIC, Australia 1987 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 648gms, 459 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001106  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Australia (Romance of Empire)
Lang, Dr. W.H.
T C & E C Jack Ltd Edinburgh, Scotland  Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover with blue cloth boards, no dustjacket, edition not stated (assumed first edition, circa 1910), 596gms, 300 pages. This book is part of the 'Romance of Empire' series and documents some of Australia's earliest history. Contents includes: The Natives; Geology; Early Dutch Explorers; Abel Tasman; Dampier; and many more explorers. Book includes over 10 illustrations and 2 maps. Book is in fair condition with heavy general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is missing. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page. Book shows some moderate spinal damage which has required the taping of a few early pages and one page in the middle of the book, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001296  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Guide to Australian Folklore, A: From Ned Kelly to Aeroplane Jelly
Beed Davey, Gwenda; and Seal, Graham
ISBN: 0731810759
Kangaroo Press East Roseville, NSW, Australia 2003 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 490gms, 310 pages. This book is a major new guide to allusions, characters (real and fictional), events, places, beliefs and activities that constitute the folklore of the Australian peoples, past and present. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001298  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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