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THE STORY OF KURRI KURRI THE KOOKABURRA
Written by Leslie Rees. Illustrated by Margaret Senior.
Stock no. 1323479
Published by John Sands Pty. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards. 42 pages. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Covers are slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink and brown foxspot(?) to front pastedown. Small brown mark to lower edge of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby/marked with some edge tears/creases.

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ANIMALS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Sheila Hawkins. Illustrated by Sheila Hawkins.
Stock no. 1323215
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin picture book no. 45. Oblong format, paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Lithographed by Brown & Bibby. Name in ink and old price in pencil to front cover. Foxing to covers, inside covers and to page edges.

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WELSH CONVICT WOMEN
Written by Deirdre Beddoe.
Stock no. 2140779
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of women transported from Wales to Australia 1787-1852. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807334. A few marks to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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A HISTORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX VOLUME 1 1928-1939
Written by John B. Blanden.
Stock no. 1823910
Published by Museum Publishing Co.. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Australian Grand prix is the second oldest Grand Prix still being regularly conducted. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959467130. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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AUSTRALIAN LONGHORN BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE): VOLUME 2 SUBFAMILY CERAMBYCINAE
Written by Adam Slipinski; Hermes E. Escalona.
Stock no. 2139831
Published by Csiro Publishing. Circa 2016. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781486304585. Some knocks along cover edges. Bumping with tear along edge of rear cover and to one corner. Contents are still excellent!

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EAST-WEST EAGLES THE STORY OF EAST-WEST AIRLINES
Written by Archie J. Smith.
Stock no. 2139417
Published by Robert Brown & Associates (aust) Pty. Ltd. Circa 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with white titles. B/w photos. Australia's Decentralised Airline: the Turbulent Years, 1946 - 1961. ISBN: 1862730350. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Browning to page edges. Bumping to couple of edges; wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top edge; a bit browned.

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CHALLENGING HORIZONS: QANTAS 1939-1954
Written by John Gunn.
Stock no. 2139262
Published by University Of Queensland Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The second volume in the history of Qantas. The dramatic story of the Qantas wartime operations and the airline through the chaotic postwar decade. Red boards, white titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w photos. 434 pages including index. ISBN: 0702220175. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and has tear hole to front panel.

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REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Harold G. Cogger.
Stock no. 1823696
Published by Reed. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised and expanded. A basis for detailed studies of the biology and ecology of Australian reptiles and frogs and for anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge of Australia's wildlife. Green cloth boards, white titles. B/w & colour photos and distribution maps. xxi and 688 pages including index. ISBN: 073010088X. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine and has a few minor marks.

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THE NORTH-WEST AERIAL FRONTIER 1919-1934
Written by Edward P. Wixted; Joy Taylor.
Stock no. 2138652
Published by Boolarong Publications. 1st AUSTRALIA 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Australian Pioneers of Flight. ISBN: 0908175892. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners.

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AUSTRALIA'S VANISHING MAMMALS: ENDANGERED AND EXTINCT NATIVE SPECIES
Written by Tim Flannery; Paula Kendall; Karen Wynn-Moylan.
Stock no. 2138646
Published by Rd Press. 1st AUSTRALIA 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with white titles. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0864381611. A few knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is a bit faded to spine and some edges.

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THE PLATYPUS
Written by Tom Grant. Illustrated by Dominic Fanning.
Stock no. 2138645
Published by New South Wales University Press. Circa 1984. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos, illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0868401374. A few marks to covers. Browning to endpapers.

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SEA CUCUMBERS OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA
Written by L.R.G. Cannon; H. Silver. Illustrated by Stephen Francis.
Stock no. 2138644
Published by Old Museum. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0724216308. Some corner creasing to covers.

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