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JOHN COTTON'S BIRDS OF THE PORT PHILLIP DISTRICT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1843-1849
Written by Allan Mcevey. Illustrated by John Cotton.
Stock no. 1818350
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Limited edition of 850 of which 800 are for sale. Brown & white mottled cloth with brown titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0002114399. Copy 17 (of 850). A few minor foxspots present. Contained in publisher's slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side in almost very good condition being unevenly faded and having tape marks to one side.
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THE SOMERSET YEARS
Written by Florence Chuk.
Stock no. 1818239
Published by Pennard Hill Publications. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on shipping lists held by the Public Record Office, Victoria (PRO). A roll of assisted immigrant arrivals from Somerset and Bristol during the years 1839-1854, also describing conditions existing in the county at that time and the factors influencing emmigration. The need for immigrants in the Colony, the financing of immigration from Colonial funds, and the vessels chartered and the conditions during these voyages are described. Light brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 336 pages. ISBN: 073160136X. Lower board edges rubbed and slightly faded. Vertical crease to free front endpaper. A few minor foxspots to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and unevenly faded to front panel, edge-creased.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF AUSTRALIA
Written by David Burke.
Stock no. 1317782
Published by Methuen Of Australia; Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Observers Series A3. Laminate boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0454000782. Spine bumped, a few light marks to covers. Inscription in black biro to front free-endpaper. Top edge of textblock just a tiny bit dusty.
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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Ken Simpson; Nicolas Day; et al.
Stock no. 2130713
Published by Christopher Helm. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Soft vinyl covers with white titles and vignettes. 760 birds in colour. A Book of Identification. ISBN: 0747030235. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned to spine.
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AUSTRALIAN FISH LIFE
Written by Neville Coleman.
Stock no. 2130079
Published by Doubleday. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

North of 30°S. Revised edition. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0868240338. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and rear panel.
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THE SONGLINES
Written by Bruce Chatwin. Illustrated by Simon Pemberton.
Stock no. 2129579
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

Social life and customs of Australian Aborigines. Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare. Colour illustrations. Slip case is very good - some marks and wear.
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BIRDS OF THE NIGHT
Written by David Hollands.
Stock no. 2127661
Published by Reed Books Pty Ltd.. 1st AUSTRALIA 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Owls, Frogmouths and Nightjars of Australia. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0730103250. A few, light white marks along cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
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OCEANA THE TEMPESTUOUS VOYAGE OF J.A. FROUDE, 1884 & 1885
Written by Geoffrey Blainey; J.A. Froude.
Stock no. 2127112
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand. Originally published as 'Oceana: Or England and her Colonies by James Anthony Froude, 1886. This is the abridged edition. ISBN: 0454007329. Some light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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GREATER BRITAIN
Written by Geoffrey Blainey.
Stock no. 1816342
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand, Charles Dilke visits her new lands 1866& 1867. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0454007329. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125961
Published by William C. Brown. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Some fading along cover edges. Corner cut off title page.
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FLYING DOCTOR
Written by Clyde Fenton.
Stock no. 2125280
Published by Georgian House. 2nd 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. Second edition, revised. The Flying Doctor service in Australia. Some browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing and tears and chips; repaired with yellowing sticky tape.
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COLIN EDWARDS THE TEXAS TORNADO
Written by Bertie Simmonds.
Stock no. 1610306
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1844250113. Bumped to spine and lower front board edge.
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