Category: Australia. New Zealand, etc


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The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLIV No. I. January, 1875 to No. XII. December, 1875.

By: Anon/various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113039

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the front pastedown and a blue 'Withdrawn' stamp, but NO other Library markings anywhere in the book. Opposing the bookplate on ... View more info

Goodbye Goldilocks

By: Arthy, Judith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1984

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 112587

ISBN: 0207148996

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Black cloth bound boards with white titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are light smudge/scratch marks to the dustjacket covers, along with some light creasing and edge-wear to the dustjacket corners. There is very light rubbing to the head and tail of the cloth spine, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (8) + 149 pp. This is the Australian Author's First Novel and is Not a Book Club Edition. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "Set in Queensland, London and Ibiza, this chilling ... View more info

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The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography. An Extensive Series of Maps, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries and the Latest Political Divisions of Territory in all Parts of the World. Compiled and Engraved from the Most Authentic Sources.

By: Blackie W. G.

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son.: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113798

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Modern? (ish) half leather, bound with a heavy plain black unlettered leather spine, with 4 raised bands, and corners over burgundy cloth boards. Reinforced inner hinge in blue 'cloth' with marbled paper endpapers stuck down to white card, and similar to the rear endpapers - which in this case should be 'endcards'. These 'endcards' have the half title and the last page stuck down to these white card endpapers. Possibly an Amateur binder? . Large Folio/Small Elephant Folio. Approx 38 cm x 31 cm (15" x 12.5"). (xi) + [i] + 100 maps plus Index 117 pp. These 100 numbered maps are hand-colo... View more info

The Farthing Poet. a Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84. a Lesser Literary Lion.

By: Blainey, Ann

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002728

ISBN: 0582126193

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. (8) + 286 pp. Slight foxing to e/p's/page fore-edges. Long crease to front cover and small chips to head of spine and extremities. Stain to edge of front board, gilt titling to spine. NOT INSCRIBED, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. INTERNALLY CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 002728; 8vo View more info


By: Burland, C. A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Wheaton: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107476

ISBN: 0080086543

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Price clipped, foxing spots to reverse of dustwrap. Clean boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Pencil name written to front pastedown, previous owners name written to title page. Hinges sound. 88pp. Index. Short guide to the pronunciation of Maori names. Black/white and black/white/orange illustrations. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "...the story of the Vikings of the Sunrise - the branch of Polynesians known as the Maori who were to settle in New Zealand..."; 107476; 8vo View more info

History, Heritage and Health Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine

By: Covacevich, J; J Pearn; D Case; I Chapple; G Philips; (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Australian Society of the History of Medicine: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110917

ISBN: 0646287885

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

SIGNED by One of the editors on the front free-endpaper and Presented to Joanna Greenlaw - the well known author on horology and the sea/ships, etc. Laminated pictorial boards. No Dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are very slight smudges/scratches to the surface of the boards, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. (12) + 438 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and charts. Index. Contents include; HMS Bounty: Legacy and Legand- Nobbs, R; Compulsory sterilization in American prisons- Larson, E. J; Euthanasia of psychiatric patients in Nazi Germany- Kirby, K. C; and Military in... View more info

More Than a Sentimental Bloke.

By: Derum, John. Dennis, C. J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Australia, New South Wales University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 000091

ISBN: 0868401161

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Pictorial Cover. As New/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to. 152 pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and illustrations. Contempory advertisements. To accompany Derum's performance as C.J.Dennis. b&w stills from the stage performance starring John Derum in his show celebrating the life of C J Dennis. This book tells the life story of C J Dennis - "the richness and breadth of dennis' creative life can also be seen in many long-fogotten pieces, republished here for the first time in 70 years". John Derum's brilliant stage show on the life and work of CJ Dennis.; 000091; 4... View more info

The Luftwaffe Album Fighters and Bombers of the German Air Force, 1933-1945

By: Dressel, Joachim & Manfred Griehl (translated by M. J. Shields)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour (A Cassell Imprint): 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110571

ISBN: 1854095196

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumably as issued. The covers have a few small indentations to the rear edge of the spine, some light creases and a few smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - all fairly negligible. No Inscriptions or Marks. 352 pp. Numerous B/W illustrations throughout. This 'Omnibus' publication consists of two previously published titles - "Fighters of the Luftwaffe" (1993) and "Bombers of the Luftwaffe" (1994) in one large, heavy volume. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near... View more info

Perth Beautiful City on the Swan River. A Portfolio of 6 Drawings By Cedric Emanuel

By: Emanuel, Cedric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Australia, Australia:: N.D.

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 000087

Condition: Very Good

Printer's Card Wrapper. A Portfolio of Prints. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. The pictures included in this portfolio are as follows; Pioneer Women's Memorial Fountain at Kings Park, Perth. Council House, Perth. Old Barracks Archway, Perth. Perth University. Government House, Perth. Historic Mill, Perth. Especially commissioned drawings employ the meticulous accuracy and detailed draughtsmanship of well-known artist Cedric Emanuel to display the full grace of Perth; 000087; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Mills of Jarrahdale . A Century of Achievement 1872-1972.

By: Fall, V. G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Western Australia Press: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 000096

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good minus/No Jacket as issued. 2nd Edition. 8vo. Frontispiece. Black and white photographs. 94pp. ; 000096; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942 . (Australia in the War of 1939-1945 - Series Three - Air. Volume One)

By: Gillison Douglas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia, Australian War Memorial: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111389

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

The First volume in Series Three - Air - in the 'Australia in the War of 1939-1945' long series. 'Air Force' blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The covers are VG but have a couple of small marks across the spine from an old cover, thin lines of old sellotape glue - these may be able to be removed? . In the original publisher's black and white lettered dustjacket which has some VERY slight edgewear, but negligible really. The dustjacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. The page fore-edges are very slightly browned/dusty, but n... View more info

The World of To-Day [Today] in Six Volumes - Complete. A Survey of the Lands and Peoples of the Globe As Seen in Travel and Commerce.

By: Hope Moncrieff A. R.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Gresham Publishing (A Subsidiary of Blackie and Co): 1906

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 112870

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

This is one of those art deco/art nouveau turn of the century sets that Gresham did so well. Published in 6 Volumes and was "issued quarterly .... . Handsomely bound in cloth, at 8s. Net per volume ...." . So states a bound in 'flyer' to the front of the book. This particular set was covered in plain white 'dust covers' and has preserved the six volumes in Superb fashion. The set is bound in a blue based cloth with a linear design in white, with the title and numbering blocked in Bright gilt to the spine, and the title and an outlined globe filled in in gilt to the front board. Many of... View more info

The Miser's Will . ( Pearson's 6d Novels )

By: Hume, Fergus

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson, Limited: (1910?)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112198

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

'Pearson's 6d novels'. No Date but Copac (Copac National, Academic, & Specialist Library Catalogue) gives various dates to this series from c 1905 to 1915. 'Pulp Fiction'. Stiff illustrated paper covers (an old man - 'The Miser' ? - looking in the mirror at a girl putting something in his tea) - and a blue/red advert for Blue Book sigarettes on the rear cover. The covers are edge chipped/torn, creased & a little grubby. Spine reglued but complete. Internally a few light foxing spots, pages uniformly browning with age, some corners dogeared. NO INSCRIPTIONS or marks. 128 pp - double column form... View more info

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T. H. Jones. Poet of Exile (SIGNED Copy)

By: Jones, P. Bernard & Don Dale-Jones

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113425

ISBN: 0708317073

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A Presentation copy SIGNED by one of the authors - Don Dale-Jones. (xii) + 336 pp, including Notes, Bibliography and Index. " T. H. Jones (1921-1965) achieved little recognition in Wales or Britain during his lifetime. After publishing his first volume of poetry in 1957, he emigrated to Australia, where his career as a poet and lecturer came to a premature end when he accidentally drowned. This book presents the literary biography of a writer who, the authors suggest, should be thought of as one of the defin... View more info

Leaves from Australian Forests

By: Kendall, Henry

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Australia, Lloyd O'Neil Pty Ltd: 1970

Seller ID: 000092

Very Good/Very Good. First Thus. 8vo. Name/Writing on e/p. With a memoir by F Kendall. 380 pp. Cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine. SCARCE book of poetry. Collected poems of the Australian poet. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. ; 000092 View more info

An Anzac's Story

By: Kyle, Roy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Edition: Ist Thus (Hardback)

Seller ID: 109939

ISBN: 0670910740

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Brown with a letter 'A' on the front and back boards - NO titling to the spine. Covers have some light 'rubbing' to the head/tail of the spine - negligible. This is slightly odd edition as it appears the First true edition was a paperback published in 2003. So this is the First Hardback with the correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped and has negligible shelfwear - Overall the book is AS NEW.. No Inscriptions or Marks. (viii) + 277 pp. Introduction and Additional material by Bryce Courtenay. Light sepia ... View more info

Hearts and Bones

By: Lawrence, Margaret

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited: 1997

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 107021

ISBN: 033369418x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

NOT PRICE CLIPPED, NO INSCRIPTIONS, clean black boards with bright gilt titling to spine, 338pp, hinges sound, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. "...A brilliant murder mystery, a love story and a marvellously truthful evocation of another era. "; 107021; 8vo (large) View more info

The Poems of Henry Lawson

By: Lawson, Henry, Illustrated by Phillips, Ninon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Universities Press: 1975

Seller ID: 000089

ISBN: 0724900233

Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to Oblong. Full page colour frontispiece. Black cloth bound boards with gilt titling to spine. 64 pp. Richly illustrated by the paintings of Ninon Phillips.; 000089 View more info

Songs of the Possum and Other Verses

By: Mather-Brown, Bill

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Western Australia, Sundowner Press: 1994

Edition: Presumed First Australian Edition?

Seller ID: 000090

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Gilt titled boards,. Mint. /Mint. First Edition. Large 4to. Colour illust. , pp. 148. The author's verse, illustrated with colour plates by Pro Hart, William Boissevain, Brendon Darby, etc. ISBN 0646193163; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Treasury of Geography, Physical, Historical, Descriptive, and Political; Containing a Succinct Account of Every Country of the World: Preceded by an Introductory Outline of the History of Geography: a Familiar Inquiry Into the Varieties of Race And Language Exhibited by Different Nations; and a View of the Relations of Geography to Astronomy and the Physical Sciences

By: Maunder, Samuel (Designed and Commenced by) & Continued and Completes by William Hughes

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts: 1857

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 110440

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Bound in Full Leather but with all extremities rubbed, scraped with the corners and head/tail of spine bumped/worn. A little loss to the top edge of the spine. Inner hinges reglued. Outer hinges sound. Gilt decorations to the edges of boards. 5 raised bands to spine, gilt banding to boards and to spine. The title label is missing but the titling is blind stamped in the title segment. Top edges of pages olivine. (xii) + 924pp. Illustrated in b/w. 16 steel engravings and 7 maps including foldout double hemisphere. NO Inscriptions. Internally a little light browning here and there, but the book ... View more info