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THE JOURNEY OF BURKE AND WILLS
Written by Max Colwell.
Stock no. 1823613
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The infamous expedition to cross Australia from South to North inland. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 0600041379. Spine slightly cocked. Fading to horizontal edges of boards. Text block browned. A few foxspots to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded, has the remains of a label to top front corner and a small closed tear (no loss).

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AUSTRALIA
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Percy F.S. Spence.
Stock no. 2137168
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1912. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map. 4 x sides of Black's Beautiful Books booklist to rear. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Bumping and wear to covers. Some scuffing and marks. Bookplate (dated 1912) to front pastedown. Plate opposite page 10 is edge-worn and creased. Opposite page 70 is very worn. Hinge next to page 73 is very pulled - can see stitching. Plate opposite page 104 has ragged edges, with chipping and some marks. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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THE COLEMANS: KIWIS ON THE GRASS IN NEW ZEALAND - ON THE ROAD IN EUROPE
Written by Rod Coleman.
Stock no. 1823533
Published by Rod Coleman. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Colemans of motor cycle racing. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0473049562. SIGNED by Rod Coleman to front endpaper (Best wishes John). Text block just slightly grubby. Spine is faded to blue. Otherwise contents fine.

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RAILWAYS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by O.S. Nock.
Stock no. 1322585
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Railways Of The World series. ISBN: 0713611901. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is sunned and worn to spine.

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BLOODY BUNA: THE CAMPAIGN THAT HALTED THE JAPANESE INVASION OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Lida Mayo.
Stock no. 1823487
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The gruelling seven-month campaign from July 1942 to January 1943 for the re-capture of Buna during World War II is known as a 'ghastly nightmare' in Australian Military history. A well-researched book for all with an interest in the fascinating history of the Allies' first major land victory in the Pacific. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715368524. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel and has previous bookseller's address label to front flap.

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FROM PRIVATE TO AIR MARSHAL: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AIR MARSHAL SIR GEORGE JONES
Written by George Jones.
Stock no. 1823312
Published by Greenhouse Publications. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In July 1915, Private George Jones, aged eighteen, set sail for Gallipoli with the 9th Light Horse Regiment. Thus began a remarkable and illustrious military career - a career which spanned two world wars, and for which George Jones was knighted. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0864361181. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a tiny nick to top rear edge of spine.

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GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN BATTLEFIELDS OF THE WESTERN FRONT 1916-1918
Written by John Laffin.
Stock no. 1822994
Published by Kangaroo Press; Australian War Memorial. 2nd 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Second edition, revised. A complete guide to the Australian Battlefields of Australia. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0864176201. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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MEMOIRS OF JAMES HARDY VAUX
Written by James Hardy Vaux; Noel McLachlan.
Stock no. 2135186
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with silver title to spine. Including his Vocabulary of the Flash Language. Edited and with an introduction by McLachlan. Spotting and splash marks to some cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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SENT FORTH A DOVE: DISCOVERY OF THE DUYFKEN
Written by James Henderson.
Stock no. 1821996
Published by University Of Western Australia Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In 1606 the little Dutch East India Company Ship, Duyfken, came upon the coast of Cape York Peninsula. Its skipper, Willem Jansz went to his grave without knowing that his crew were the first Europeans to land on the shores of the sixth continent. His chart lay undiscovered in the archives for many years. Nearly 400 years later, a small group of people dedicated themselves to the daunting task of bringing the Dufyken story back to life including building a replica ship. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations and a few colour photos. This is a presentation copy of 1000 numbered and signed by the author. ISBN: 1876268247. This is copy 340 of 1000 SIGNED by the author. Text block browned, a few foxspots to endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Strong tobacco smell present.

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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.

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RAIL AUSTRALIA
Written by Maurice E. Kelly.
Stock no. 1820389
Published by View Productions Pty. Ltd.. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A pictorial kaleidoscope of Australian trains ranging from the popular steam giants of yesteryear to the modern diesel giants of today's trains, accompanied by extensive informative text dealing with Australia's ever-progressive rail systems. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0908240554.

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