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What’s in a Name : An Australian Dictionary of Eponyms
Trahair, Richard
ISBN: 0195530888
Oxford University Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1990 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 229 pages. Over 500 eponyms are defined and each one is accompanied by a succinct history of its originator. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010948  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cambridge Guide to Women’s Writing in English
Sage, Lorna; Showalter, Elaine; Greer, Germaine
ISBN: 0521668131
Cambridge University Press Cambridge U.K 1999 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 696 pages with b/w illustrations. Over 2500 entries.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010277  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Dent Dictionary of Fictional Characters
Seymour-Smith, Martin
ISBN: 0460030353
J. M. Dent & Sons London, United Kingdom 1991 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 598 pages. Includes over 50,000 fictional characters from 3,000 authors.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009860  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cambridge Guide to Asian Theatre
James R. Brandon (editor)
ISBN: 0521588227
Cambridge University Press Cambridge, United Kingdom 1997 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 253 pages with b/w illustrations. Explores some of the most vibrant and exciting theatrical traditions in Asia - Oceania. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008803  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Encyclopedia of Nationalism
Snyder, Louis L.
ISBN: 1557781672
Paragon House New York, New York, U.S.A. 1990 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 445 pages with over 250 entries.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009728  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Bibliography of Australian Poetry : 1935 - 1955
Murray, Sue
ISBN: 1875589007
D.W. Thorpe Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1991 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 274 pages. Documents over 1200 works by 763 authors.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009578  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms
G.A. Wilkes
ISBN: 0424001136
Sydney University Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1985 SECOND EDITION
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine and part of front. 470 pages.   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009474  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Dictionary of Jargon
Green, Jonathon
ISBN: 0710099193
Routledge Kegan & Paul London, United Kingdom 1987 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 616 pages. An authoritative guide to demystifying the welter of specialist occupational slang. Approximately 21,000 entries. Heavy book (1.5kg).  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009342  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends
Mary Huse Eastman
The F.W. Faxon Company Boston, MA, U.S.A.  SECOND EDITION (REVISED AND
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 610 pages.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009339  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Bibliography of Australia Volume I : 1784 - 1830 (Volume 1)
Ferguson, John Alexander
ISBN: 0642990441
National Library of Australia Canberra, ACT, Australia 1975 Facsimile Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Fading and general wear to jacket. Usual library marks. 540 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009676  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cambridge Guide to World Theatre
Martin Banham (editor)
ISBN: 0521265959
Cambridge University Press Cambridge, United Kingdom 1988 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. Usual library marks. 1104 pages with over 250 b/w illustrations. A comprehensive guide to theatre. Heavy book (2.3kg).  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008607  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers
Gilbert, Colleen B.
ISBN: 0208017550
Archon Books Hamden, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1978 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 263 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008250  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Joe Wilson
Henry Lawson
ISBN: 0949290483
Ellsyd Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1987 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Illustrated front board. Usual library marks. 119 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008071  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Faber Book of Modern Australian Verse
Vincent Buckley (editor)
ISBN: 0571150640
Faber & Faber London, United Kingdom 1991 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 275 pages.  Ex-Library Good (minus)
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008177  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Edwardian Fiction : An Oxford Companion
Kemp, Sandra (editor); Mitchell, Charlotte (editor); Trotter, David (editor)
ISBN: 0198117604
Oxford University Press Oxford, United Kingdom 1997 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover 431 pages. Entries on 800 authors, almost half of them women. Illuminates hundreds of forgotten writers alongside the great story tellers of the day. Genre entries allow an unprecedented overview of Edwardian literary preoccupations, from exoticism and historical romance to spy stories and science fiction.   Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003398  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The History Plays : An Illustrated Edition
Shakespeare, William
ISBN: 0752900846
Leopard Books London, United Kingdom 1995 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 448 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Includes King John, Richard II, Henry IV Part 1 and Part 2, Henry V, Henry VI Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, Richard III and Henry VIII.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003463  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations
Tony Augarde (editor)
ISBN: 019866141x
Oxford Univ Press Oxford, United Kingdom 1991 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library stamps. 371 pages. Contains over 5000 of the 20th century's most famous quotations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006567  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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English Romanticism and the French Tradition
Sabin, Margery
ISBN: 0674256867
Harvard Univ Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 1976 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Jacket has general wear plus a faded spine. Usual library marks. 294 pages.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006613  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pacific Index of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Common Use in the Pacific Basin Area
Ivory, Arthur E. E.
ISBN: 0723306699
Whitcoulls Publishers Christchurch, New Zealand 1982 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 365 pages. Contains nearly 29,000 entries with almost 50,000 definitions, some ten per cent of which are telex and commercial communication terms.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007542  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Buchan Companion: A Guide to the Novels and Short Stories
Webb, Paul
ISBN: 0862998700
Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom 1994 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library stamps. 126 pages with b/w illustrations. An alphabetical guide to the characters and places which figure in his novels and short stories. Also incuded are succinct summaries of the plots, accounts of how the works were first received by critics, and identification of the real persons on whom many of those in his novels are based.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006933  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science
Sybil P. Parker (editor in chief)
ISBN: 0070524270
Mcgraw-Hill  1997 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 468 pages. More than 10,000 essential terms. Covers every discipline of earth science. Provides synonyms, acronyms and abbreviations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007032  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Australian Dictionary of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Jones, David J.
ISBN: 0868045217
Alia Press Canberra, ACT, Australia 1995 FOURTH EDITION
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 472 pages.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006806  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Masque of Brontes
Maureen Peters
ISBN: 0709043279
Robert Hale Ltd London, United Kingdom 1991 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. Slight lean to spine. 203 pages. Fictionally reconstructs the relationships between Charlotte, Emily and Anne, their brother Branwell and the few outsiders they admitted to friendship. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006233  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language
David Crystal
ISBN: 0521401798
Cambridge University Press Cambridge U.K 1995 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 489 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Systematically explores the history, structure, variety, and range of uses of the English language worldwide. Heavy book (2.3Kg).  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006270  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Authors & Illustrators of Australian Childrens Books
Walter Mcvitty
ISBN: 0340387424
Hodder & Stoughton Sydney, NSW, Australia 1989 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. Usual library marks. 262 pages with b/w illustrations. A comprehensive and easy to use guide. Arranged in alphabetical order - with an index of book titles as cross-reference - each entry has an article by Walter McVitty, a contribution from the relevant author or illustrator (with photo) and a bibliography.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006317  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Children’s Books to 1980: A Select Bibliography of the Collection Held in the National Library of Australia
National Library of Australia; O’Neill, Terence; O’Neill, Frances
ISBN: 0642104646
National Library of Australia Canberra, ACT, Australia 1989 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 260 pages.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006298  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Storyteller’s Sourcebook : A Subject, Title, and Motif Index to Folklore Collections for Children
MacDonald, Margaret Read
ISBN: 0810304716
Neale-Schuman Publishers in Association with Gale Research Company Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. 1982 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 818 pages. Heavy book (2.1kg).  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006196  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Oxford Guide to Family History
Hey, David
ISBN: 0198691777
Oxford University Press Oxford, United Kingdom 1993 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. Slight lean to spine. 245 pages with colour and b/w photo's and illustrations. Practical guidance is given on the basics of research, how to get started, where to find records and there are many illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006065  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Longman Dictionary of 20th Century Biography
Consulant Editor Asa Briggs - Editors Alan Isaacs and Elizabeth Martin
ISBN: 0582892139
Longman Group, Limited Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom 1985 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover 548 pages. Covers the life, major works and achievements of over 1700 figures from the 20th century. Includes politicians, sportsmen and women, artists, scientists, philosophers, writers, military figures, doctors, and personalities from all main areas of human activity.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005947  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Children’s Literature
Lees, Stella; MacIntyre, Pamela
ISBN: 0195532848
Oxford University Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1993 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 485 pages with b/w illustrations. Arranged alphabetically, 1600 entries cover authors, publishers, famous characters, institutions and awards. Although the focus is mainly upon individual works and careers, comics, film, radio and television are not overlooked.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005787  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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