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[340] Abjorensen, Norman. John Hewson. A Biography . Melbourne: Lothian Books, 1993. First Edition. 25cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 213 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index. Former Liberal Party leader, architect of "Fightback", the (then) failed introduction of tax reform and the GST, shown here as the hardworking, intelligent man that he is. $18.00

[22] Anderson, Ronald. On the Sheep's Back - Past Present and Future. Adelaide: Rigby, 1967. First Hardback. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Dark green boards, gilt title. Unclipped d/j. Illus. 268 pp. Comprehensive discussion on the Australian wool industry. $20.00

[176] Ansett, Bob & Pullan Robert. Bob Ansett - an Autobiography. Hartwell, Victoria: John Kerr , 1986. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Maroon cloth boards fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w slightly rubbed head of back else fine (now protected). 221 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust. Budget Car Rental boss, published before the bust. $15.00

[493] Arabian Horse Society of Australia. The Arabian Horse in Australia (Vol II). ill. Photographs. Croydon Nsw: Arabian Horse Society of Australia Ltd, 1984. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Beige paper covered boards mildly bumped else fine. Unclipped d/j curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 262 pp crisp and tight. B/w and colour photographs. A worthy successor to Volume I which was published in 1980. Sold

[SB533] Bates, Ian M. Tardrew. A History of the Tardrew Family Around the World. POMONA Qld Australia: SAGE Holdings, 1997. Limited/Numbered. 30cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. Privately Printed. Signed by Author. As New / No Jacket - as Issued. Un-circulated signed copy. Number 151 of 200. 289 pages, 140 b&w photographs. Two indexes, exhaustive genealogy. The definitive work on the Tardrew family worldwide. $35.00

[386] Beasley, Jack (Ed). The Tracks We Travel: Second Collection Including Mary Gilmore Award Stories. Sydney: Australian Book Society, 1961. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Sand coloured cloth boards soiled, bumped. 181 pp clean and tight (mild foxing and soiling). Biographies of contributors, including Alan Marshall, Nancy Cato, Dorothy Hewett, Frank Hardy, David Forrest and others. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. Part of colophon page missing. $15.00

[468] Bell, Kathrine. The Excitement City - Sydney. ill. Wigney, Ian. Sydney: Child & Henry, 1980. First Edition. 36cmx26cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Orange cloth boards, white title fine. Unclipped pictorial d/j slightly soiled else vg. 96 pp crisp and tight. Full colour photographic plates by Wigney. Accompanying text by Bell. Spectacular portrayal of a spectacular city. $50.00

[271] Blunden, Godfrey. Charco Harbour. London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Beige cloth boards slightly soiled else fine. Gilt spine title vg. Clipped d/j chipped, torn. some loss tail of spine, closed tears (now protected). 401 pp clean and tight. Endpaper maps. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. A novel of Cook's first voyage of discovery, subtitled "A novel of unknown seas and a fabled shore passaged with coral reefs and magnetical islands, of shipwreck and a lonely haven. The true story of the last of the great navigators, his bark and the men in her." (Note: D/j has "and and" after "shipwreck" in the title"). $18.00

[76] Braddon, Russell. Gabriel Comes to 24. London: Hutchinson, 1958. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Black cloth vg. Spine slightly bumped else vg. Title chipped but clear. 256 pp., text clean throughout, except for small stain in gutter from frontis to pp 11. Minor foxing front and rear endpapers. Attack on 1950's psychiatric wards and administration. $20.00

[485] Bradman, Sir Donald (introduction). Bradman's First Tour. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1981. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards small bump foot of spine else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled head and foot else vg (now protected). 159 pp clean and tight. Illust with b/w photographs. Compiled from eye witness newspaper reports and commentaries written during the 1930 tour. $40.00

[276] Brent of Bin Bin (written by Miles Franklin). Prelude to Waking. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1950. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards sunned, damp stain corner back, foot of spine, else vg. Spine title vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, some loss, severe foxing inside (now protected). 245 pp tight. browned, severe foxing foredge. The fourth Brent of Bin Bin book, and the reviewers still puzzled over the identity of the author. All agreed, however, that it was a man! $25.00

[149] Brookes, Mabel. Riders of Time. ill. Freedman, Harold. Melbourne: MacMillan, 1967. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Good + / Good. Maroon cloth boards slightly stained head and tail, else good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, rubbed but good (now protected).218 pp, illust., head and foredge of text block soiled but good. Text clean and bright. Faint foxing both endpapers. Dame Mabel examines life in Australia in the 19th century, as remembered by her grandmother. $20.00

[418] Brooks, Karen R. It's Time, Cassandra Klein. ill. McBride, Mark. Port Melbourne: Lothian Books, 2001. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Paperback. Inscribed By Author. Fine / No Jacket - as Issued. Uncirculated paperback, inscribed by the author 20 July 2001 (Book launch date). 240 pp unread. Book One in a three part series and predicted to become a best seller amongst teenage readers. This is an opportunity to obtain a signed first edition before the price gets out of hand. $22.00

[374] Carter, Jeff. Jeff Carter's Great Book of the Australian Outdoors. Adelaide: Rigby, 1976. First Edition. 26cm x 20cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards near fine. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot else vg. (Now protected). 308 pp clean and tight. B/w and colour illust. A practical, simple and authoritative book on the great Australian outdoors. 1.4 kg $15.00

[122] Carter, Jeff. Wild Country. Adelaide: Rigby, 1971. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Brown cloth boards and gold spine title fine. Unclipped d/w lightly soiled and chipped but good. 190 pp., 16 colour plates and 48 b/w plates. Author's experiences in the Australian outback. $20.00

[511] Cavanough, Maurice. The Caulfield Cup: Special Victoria Amateur Turf Club Centenary Edition. Sydney: Jack Pollard, 1976. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards minor shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head but vg (now protected). 524 pp clean and tight. B/w and colour plates. Index. Statistics, List of VATC Members. Introduction by Sir Rupert Clarke. 100 year history of of the Cup from 1875. $30.00

[330] Chatterton, Percy. Day That I Have Loved. ill. Brown, Bert. Sydney: Pacific Publications, 1974. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Brown cloth boards fine. White spine title and board decorations fine. Unclipped d/j bumped at head else vg (now protected). 131 pp clean and tight. Index. B/w line drawings. Endpaper maps. Autobiography of famous missionary and Politician in Papua. $25.00

[424] Chisolm, Alec H. Nature Fantasy in Australia. London: J M Dent, 1932. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards soiled, mildly rubbed else vg. 196 pp clean and tight. Colour frontis, endpaper map and 80 sepia photographs. Index. Glossary of bird names. $35.00

[304] Cilento, Diane. The Manipulator. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. First Edition. 21cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly dull but vg. Gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j (designed by Sean Connery) near fine (now protected). 190 pp clean and tight. Set in Acapulco, Mexico, this is the first novel by the delightful former actress and ex-wife of Connery, Australian Diane Cilento. $30.00

[507] Clark, Mavis Thorpe. No Mean Destiny: The Story of the War Widows' Guild of Australia 1945-85. ill. Photographs. South Yarra Victoria: Hyland House, 1986. First Edition. 25cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth boards, front board illust and white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine, now protected. 288 pp crisp and tight. Foredge lightly foxed. Index. B/w photographs. Prev owner bookplate half title page. $20.00

[392] Cleary, Jon. North from Thursday. London: Collins, 1960. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards bumped, head of spine sunned. Unclipped d/j chipped, torn at head of spine (title lost) (now protected). 383 pp clean and tight. Novel of Patrol Post life in New Guinea. $25.00

[320] Cleary, Jon. Helga's Web. London: Collins, 1970. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Grey cloth boards mildly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, closed tear, minor loss (now protected). 287 pp mostly clean and tight (minor soiling a few pages). Spine slightly cocked. Ex libris stamp back flyleaf. New front flyleaf tipped in. Minor Sellotape stains both endpapers. Probably Cleary's best novel, continuing the story of Australian detective Scobie Malone. $12.00

[11] Clune, Frank. Bound for Botany Bay. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1964. First Edition. Cloth. Good / Fair. Boards good, text clean. Foxing and tape stains to end papers. Block tight. Pp xvi + 204. Tape stains inside d/w, otherwise clean. $40.00

[515] Clune, Frank. Roaming Round New Zealand: The Story of a Holiday Trip. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1956. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title and kiwi logo all vg. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot (now protected). 322 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. Bibliography. Map endpapers. $20.00

[SB522] Clune, Frank. Saga of Sydney: The Birth, Growth and Maturity of the Mother City of Australia. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1962. Reprint. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards bumped, top edge sunned but good. Unclipped d/j chipped, missing 3 cm top front, soiled (now protected). 347 pp plus b/w photographs. Full author inscription half-title to Ben Jones and one from Ben Jones to "Freda" verso flyleaf. Map endpapers slightly foxed. Old price in ink front flyleaf. $40.00

[SB559] Cousteau, Jen-Michel and Richards, Mose. Cousteau's Australia. ill. Photographs. Surry Hills NSW: Reader's Digest, 1993. First Australian Edition. 29cm x 24cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Blue cloth boards, white front title and spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j near fine. 176 pp bright and tight. Colour illust. throughout. $25.00

[71] Cronin, A. J. The Green Years. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1945. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Decorative green cloth boards scuffed but fair. Spine poor (title readable). Bumped. 280 pp, text clean but pages browned. $25.00

[69] Cronin, A. J. Adventures in Two Worlds. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1952. First Australian Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green cloth bumped, faded and dull. Spine sunned. 307 pp., text mostly clean but some foxing. Prev owner's name and address on title page. $16.00

[513] Cusack, Dymphna . Heat Wave in Berlin. London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Red cloth boards minor shelf wear else vg. Clipped d/j chipped, rubbed, spine sunned (now protected). 268 pp paper mildly yellowed, cocked. Prev. owners name front flyleaf. $20.00

[278] Cusack, Dymphna and James, Florence. Come in Spinner. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1950. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Poor. Red cloth boards sunned, rubbed. White spine title and front board title good. Clipped d/j chipped, long closed tears, pasted onto backing for support (now protected). 416 pp block slightly cocked but stitching firm. Heavy foxing near back, lighter near front. Two prev. owner's names front endpaper. Dedicated to Miles Franklin, this scarce first edition is abridged - a much fuller version was published in 1988. A prize winning novel about Sydney. $20.00

[175] D'Alpuget, Blanche. Robert J. Hawke - A Biography. Melbourne: Schwartz , 1982. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. White cloth boards faintly soiled and bumped but vg. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/w rubbed head and tail else fine (now protected). 418 pp clean and tight. Index, b/w illust, bibliography. An authorized biography of the charismatic Union leader who later went on to become Labour Prime Minister of Australia. Author is now his wife. $18.00

[384] Daly, Fred. The Politician Who Laughed. ill. Lindesay, Vane. Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia, 1982. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Black cloth boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine (now protected). 131 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. Foreward by Jim Killen. Satirical look at Australian Federal politics by the Honourable Frederick Michael Daly (A.O.) who served in the parliament for 32 years. $15.00

[347] Darian-Smith, Kate. On the Home Front. Melbourne in Wartime 1939 - 1945. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP), 1990. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Brown cloth boards , gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j very slightly rubbed else fine (now protected). 288 pp clean and crisp. B/w illust. Index. An important social history. $25.00

[56] Dark, Eleanor. Waterway. London: Collins, 1938. First Edition. 21cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth faded, spine faded but white title clear. 445 pp. Foxing to endpapers and very slight foxing some text pages, otherwise text very good. Binding tight. Very scarce 1st edition (1st Australian ed printed 8 years later, in 1946, on poor paper). $40.00

[SB542] Dawson, Herbert Henry. Smoky Dawson: a Life. ill. Hart, Pro. Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1985. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards minor shelf rub. Unclipped d/j two minor tears (closed) else vg. 237 pp tight and bright. Colour and b/w illustrations by Pro Hart. Intro. by R. M. Williams. Publisher's Review slip laid in. $25.00

[SB536] Delaney, Re. Father W. J. & Dawes, John. They Passed This Way. ill. Photographs. Sydney: Devonshire Press, First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. No date. (c. 1970). Red cloth boards mild shelf wear else vg. Gilt spine title chipped but good. 166 pp tight. Two pages dog eared, two creased. Text clean. B/w plates. Map end papers. History of St Mary's Parish, Concord, NSW. $30.00

[142] Dennis, C J. Jim of the Hills. ill. Gye Hal. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1919. First Edition. 19cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green decorative cloth boards faded, rubbed, but still readable. Printed spine title good. 2 colour plates by Gye. 94 pp + 4 pp Angus & Robertson book list. Text block tight and clean. Very slight damp stain in gutter at front. Scarce book of twelve poems by the author of "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke". $30.00

[187] Denton, Peter. Elliott. A Biography of John D. Elliott. St Peters NSW: Little Hills Press, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. White cloth boards slightly bumped else vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/w bumped, chipped on front foredge (some loss) (now protected). 266 pp., block tight, pages slightly yellowed, b/w illust., index. Biography of Elliott from childhood in suburban Melbourne to corporate high flyer in the 80's and his attempted takeover of BHP. $15.00

[480] Douglas, Meg, & Saddler, Peg. Australian Embroidery Design: a Creative Approach. Ringwood, Victoria: Viking O'Neil, 1988. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Yellow boards very slight shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j mildly soiled else vg (Now protected). 109 pp crisp and tight. Illust by drawings and photographs. $20.00

[410] Doyle, Geraldine. You Wouldn't Read About it. ill. Millard, Kerry. Bilgola Plateau NSW: Only Joking, 1990. Presumed First. 22cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Good / No Jacket. Illust glossy boards mildly rubbed but vg. 152 pp tight, foxed but otherwise clean. Illust with cartoons. Inscribed on flyleaf by author. Also laid in a scrap of paper with notes in Doyle's handwriting which appear to be family anecdotes. $25.00

[273] England, E. M. House of Bondage. Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade, Presumed First. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Red cloth boards mild edge wear else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, small loss foot of spine (now protected). 269 pp tight, browned. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. Foxing to both endpapers. Scarce. A stormy romance set in Queensland. $20.00

[299] Fadden, Arthur W. They Called Me Artie. Milton Qld: Jacaranda, 1969. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Green cloth boards scuffed but good. Gilt spine title vg. 196 pp tight, clean. B/w illust, index. Memoirs of Country Party Leader, Sir Arthur Fadden, briefly Prime Minister in 1941, leader of the Opposition until 1943 and Treasurer under Menzies. $15.00

[500] Farwell, George. Last Days in Paradise. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1964. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Salmon cloth boards near fine, gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j mild shelf wear (now protected). 223 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. Author's return to Tahiti after an absence of 25 years. $30.00

[394] Fletcher, Daina. Akarana. Sydney: Beagle Press, 1991. First Edition. 25cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. Good + / No Jacket - as Issued. Illust soft covers bright. 72 pp clean and tight. Inside front cover has damp stain. Front cover and first few pages slightly wrinkled from damp (barely noticeable). Illust. New Zealand's gift to Australia for the Bicentenary. Published for the National Maritime Museum. $20.00

[484] Glover, Anne. Victorian Treasures from the La Trobe Collection State Library of Victoria. ill. Photographs. South Melbourne: MacMillan, 1980. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards vg. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed (now protected). 80 pp clean and tight. Colour and b/w photographs by E R Rotherham. $20.00

[397] Halligan, Marion. Wishbone. Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia, 1994. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Black cloth boards, white spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else fine (now protected). 235 pp clean and tight. $18.00

[345] Hatton, Joan & Muir, Leslie. The Triumph of the Speculators : The Illawarra Railway to Hurstville Opened 15 October 1884. Hurstville: Southern History Group, 1984. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Paper covers very slightly soiled else fine. 84 pp clean and tight. Stapled binding as issued. B/w illust, bibliography, biographical notes. $12.00

[473] Hay, John. The Invasion. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1968. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards, gilt spine label near fine. Unclipped d/j soiled, chipped head and foot of spine (now protected). 193 pp clean and tight. Edges foxed. $25.00

[44] Hilton, Margaret & Blundell, Graeme. Whiteley, an Unauthorised life . Sydney: Pan MacMillan, 1996. First Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Fluoro pink (what else?) cloth and endpapers. 321 pp. incl. index, 16 pp b/w illust. The life of artist Brett Whiteley. This book is in as new condition. $25.00

[167] Holt, Edgar. Politics is People: The Men of the Menzies Era. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1969. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Charcoal coloured boards and gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j faded, chipped, spine sunned (now protected). 144 pp, tight and clean (minor stains pp 60-61 and 72-73) 31 b/w illust. Slight foxing both endpapers. Political biography of Sir Robert Menzies. $18.00

[300] Hudson, Flexmore. As Iron Hills. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1944. First Edition. 19cm x 12cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / Good. Red deco. paper boards vg. Red title labels vg. Clipped paper d/j soiled, browned, chipped head and tail, closed tears (now protected). 151 pp tight, mostly clean (some foxing). Prev. owner's name title page. 60 poems by Queensland born author, teacher. $12.00

[361] Hurley, Frank. Tasmania - a Glance at Its History, Beauty, Resources and Development Over a Period of 150 Years (a Camera study). ill. The Author. Sydney: John Sands, 1953. First Edition. 26cm x 21cm. Cloth/paper. Very Good / Fair. Pale blue paper boards bumped, top faded, blue cloth spine bumped and faded, gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j tatty but almost complete, repaired from inside with archival repair tape (now protected). 104 pp clean and tight (minor foxing. Spectacular colour and b/w photographs. $18.00

[123] Idriess, Ion L. Coral Sea Calling. ill. Norton, Frank. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1957. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Maroon cloth boards very good, silver spine title and front cover image fine. 239 pp, clean and tight. Illust. end papers and throughout by Norton. Sellotape stains to endpapers. Unclipped d/j small stains head and foot of spine and back, else very good. (Now protected) Good clean copy. Prev owner's bookplate front flyleaf. Foredge tear pp 155/6 repaired with archival tape. $35.00

[332] Irvin, Eric. Sydney as it Might Have Been. Dreams That Died on the Drawing Board. Sydney: Alpha Books, 1974. First Edition. 22cm x 29cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / No Jacket. Sand coloured cloth illust. boards, red spine title all vg. 157 pp tight. B/w plates. (most visible from verso page but text still clear). Index. Gift inscription to prev. owner front flyleaf. Very interesting view of what might have been. $25.00

James, John Stanley. See Vagabond (below).

[165] Kendall, Henry. Leaves from Australian Forests. Melbourne: Lloyd o'Neil, 1970. First Thus. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards rubbed head and foot, else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j very slightly rubbed head and foot, else fine (now protected). 380 pp clean and tight. Endpapers mildly foxed. Head and foot of block soiled (no effect on text.) A reprint of first edition of 1870. Poetical Works of Henry Kendall, in the Australian Classics series. $18.00

[SB549] Kendall, Henry. Leaves from Australian Forests. Melbourne: Lloyd o'Neil, 1970. First Thus. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Maroon cloth boards near fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j very slightly rubbed head and foot, else fine (now protected). 380 pp clean and tight. Endpapers mildly foxed.) A reprint of first edition of 1870. Poetical Works of Henry Kendall, in the Australian Classics series. $20.00

[311] Keneally, Thomas. Schindler's Ark (Schindler's List in USA). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983. Reprint of First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed at foot else vg. Unclipped d/j clean and bright (now protected). 432 pp clean and bright, block slightly cocked but tight. Very slight foxing front and back flyleaf. Inscription on front flyleaf " To Colin Munro, Taswegian friend, Best wishes. Tom Keneally 1983." Fourth reprint of first edition. 1982 Booker Prize winner, the basis for Spielberg's movie "Schindler's List". $150.00

[348] Kerr, James Semple. Elephant Castle : An Investigation of the Significance of the Head Office Building of the Commonwealth Banking Corporation of Australia, Sydney. Sydney: National Trust of Australia, 1989. First Edition. 30cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Illust. paper cover mildly soiled else vg. Stapled binding as issued. 30 pp clean and tight. B/w illust. Index. $12.00

[137] King, Norma. Nickel Country - Gold Country. Adelaide: Rigby, 1972. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Fine. Lemon cloth boards and printed spine title fine. Unclipped protected d/j fine. 148 pp, b/w illust. Text block clean and bright. Owner's inscription and bookshop stamp front flyleaf. Author contrasts Western Australian gold and nickel rushes. $20.00

[35] Leyland, Mike & Mal. Where Dead Men Lie. Melbourne: Landsdowne, 1967. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Sub-titled "An adventurous journey that spanned Australia" .Red cloth boards good, slightly bumped head and foot. Gilt title fine. 196 pp, colour & b/w plates. Text fine. Endpaper maps fine. Unclipped d/w fair, clean, (10 cm tear at head of spine and 4 cm rear foredge repaired with archive repair tape after removal scotch tape). Old tape stain inside d/j only. $15.00

[277] Llewellyn, Richard. A Few Flowers for Shiner. London: Michael Joseph, 1950. First Edition. 20cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Red cloth boards rubbed else vg. Silver spine title and front board initials vg. Clipped d/j chipped head and tail, small loss (now protected). 398 pp tight, minor foxing about 20 pages in from both endpapers. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. By the author of "How Green Was My Valley". $20.00

[SB269] Lockwood, Douglas. The Front Door - Darwin 1869-1969. Adelaide: Rigby, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Orange cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Clipped d/j fine (now protected). 288 pp clean and tight. B/w illust., index, appendices, endpaper maps. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. The story of the Northern Territory's capital, "Darwin" is full of drama and human interest, spiced with ironic humour and shadowed by such tragedies as shipwreck, massacres and the Japanese air raids. $20.00

[339] Loftus, Peter. The Earth Drum, an Experience of Singapore and Malasia. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1972. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly rubbed else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j rubbed head and foot else vg (now protected). 162 pp tight (minor soiling pp 15-17). Described as "a third-generation neurotic mystical megalomaniac" the author re-tells his travels in Asia following the footsteps of the beat poets. $18.00

[121] Lunn, Hugh. Joh. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards very good. One bump to foot of back cover. Spine title fine. Unclipped d/w very good (minor soiling). 1978 reprint of first edition. 280 pp, incl index and illust. Biography of Qld premier Johannes Bjelke-Peterson. $15.00

[197] Lyons, Gerald. Breakthroughs: An Exploration of Some of the Amazing Advances in Science, Medicine and Technology. Sydney: Collins, 1984. First Edition. 25cm x 18cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed else vg. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed else vg (now protected). 270 pp, clean and tight. Numerous colour illust. Based on the award winning ABC TV series of the same name. $12.00

[346] Madden, B J. Tempe-East Hills Railway. Hurstville: Hurstville Historical Society, 1981. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Paper covers very slightly soiled else fine. 47 pp clean and tight. Stapled binding as issued. B/w illust, reference notes. $12.00

[475] McCorkingdale, Isabel (Ed). Pioneer Pathways: Sixty Years of Citizenship. ill. Photographs. Melbourne: Woman's Christian Temperance Union Australia, 1948. First Edition. 18cm x 12cm. Original Wraps. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Original paper wraps mildly sunned else vg. 148 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs (one folding). Index. A fore-runner of Women's Movements in Australia, this is the history of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Victoria. $22.00

[5] McCubbin, F. The Art of F McCubbin. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1986. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine / No Jacket. 104pp, 45 colour and b&w illustrations produced from the original plates. Originally published in 1916 in limited edition of 1000 copies. $45.00

[140] McCullough, Colleen. An Indecent Obsession. Sydney: Harper & Row (Australia), 1981. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Sand coloured boards good, slightly bumped head and foot. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j good (minor chips from head and foot, minor soiling) now protected. 317 pp, text block tight but slightly browned at extremities. Prev. owner's name in ballpoint front flyleaf. By the author of "The Thorn Birds". Set in the mental ward of a military hospital at the end of World War II. Jealousy, violence, intrigue, conspiracy, love and tragedy in a novel unlike any she has written before. $25.00

[275] McInnes, Graham. The Road to Gundagai. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1956. Reprint of First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Green cloth boards sunned around edges and spine. Gilt spine title vg. Clipped d/j chipped head and foot, slightly soiled (now protected). 285 pp clean and tight. 6 b/w illust., 2 maps (one fold out). Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. 3rd Impression July 1965. Entertaining autobiography of a boy growing up in Australia between the wars. Dominated by the character of his famous novelist mother, Angela Thirkell, and his perception of Australia itself. $16.00

[231] Medley, J.D.G. An Australian Alphabet. ill. "armstrong". Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1953. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Buff cloth boards minor stains else vg. Black spine title vg. Unclipped d/j soiled, chipped head and foot else vg., prev. owner's name front flap (now protected). 48 pp., clean and tight. Minor browning to page edges. Satirical verses illust. with cartoons by "Armstrong". Scarce. $20.00

[1550] Meere, Peter & Leonie. Francis Webb: Poet and Brother. Some of His Letters and Poetry. POMONA Queensland: P V Meere in Association with Sage Old Books, 2001. First Edition. 28cm x 21cm. Soft Cover. New / No Jacket - as Issued. Green softback back cover, green cloth spine. Clear plastic front cover over illust front cover. 306 pp. B/w illust. Tables. Includes Childhood and Youth, The Airforce Years, In Sydney as a Young Man, In Canada and England, In Sydney, Melbourne, Galston, Adelaide and Jamestown, In Birmingham and Norwich, In Sydney, Orange and Melbourne, Unfinished Poetry, A First Draft of "Along the Peninsula", Alphabetical List of Webb's Poems by title and list by number, Webbs Poetry Reprinted in Collections, Webb Bibliography and Author's Emendations. Index. Multiple copies now in stock. $30.00

[503] Metcalfe, Alan. In Their Own Right: The Rise to Power of Joh's Nationals. ill. Photographs. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1984. First Edition. 23cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards near fine. Unclipped d/j very slightly sunned else fine (now protected). 268 pp clean and tight. B/w photographs. $20.00

[401] Modjeska, Drusilla. Stravinsky's Lunch. Sydney: Picador, 1999. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 364 pp crisp and tight. Colour and b/w illust. Index. Contrasting the two artists: Stella Bowen and Grace Cossington Smith. True first edition (US was in 2000). $40.00

[128] Moorehead, Alan. Cooper's Creek. Melbourne: MacMillan, 1977. First Thus. 27cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards vg. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j vg. First published 1963. This is first illustrated edition. 180 pp, colour and b/w illus., index. Illust. endpapers. The incredible story of Burke & Wills and their quest to cross Australia from south to north and return. $20.00

[422] Moorehead, Richard J. The Cruise of the Goodwill Ship. Melbourne: The Ruskin Press, 1933. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Fair. Blue decorated cloth boards slightly faded else vg. Black spine title mildly sunned but clear. Unclipped d/j chipped and sunned - some loss head and foot (now protected). 197 pp tight, mostly clean but minor foxing and edge soiling. Offsetting from frontis plate. Nine sepia illust. "Being a descriptive narrative of the voyage of the Australian Goodwill and Trade Delegation in the Royal Dutch Packet Company's Turbine Steamship 'Nieuw Holland' to Macassar, Samarang, Cheribon and Belawan Deli in the Netherlands Indies, and to Singapore, Penang and British Malaya". This voyage was from 18 April to 9 June 1933. Front flyleaf is inscribed by author Christmas 1933. Scarce. $80.00

[338] Munro, Mackenzie. Reeds of Rainbows. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1981. First Edition. 25cm x 19cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Fine / Fine. Orange boards, white spine title all fine. Unclipped pictorial d/j fine (now protected). 62 pp clean and tight. 8 colour illust by various artists tipped in. Scarce Australian Anthology, inscribed "To dear Marge. With kindest wishes" by the author. $28.00

[359] Newcombe, John. Bedside Tennis. ill. McMurtry, S. London: Elm Tree Books, 1983. First Edition. 25cm x 20cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket. Laminated illust. boards mildly soiled else vg. 88 pp clean and tight (occassional mild foxing). Cartoon illust. Larrikin look at tennis from one of the greats of the game. $15.00

[514] O'Connor, Elizabeth. Steak for Breakfast. ill. Taylor, Phil. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1958. First Edition. 21cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Yellow cloth boards slightly sunned else vg. Unclipped d/j sunned but good (now protected). 217 pp clean and tight. B/w drawings. Light hearted account of how a mother coped with life in the Gulf Country of Northern Australia. $20.00

[389] O'Harris, Pixie. The Little Grey Mouse and Her Friends. ill. The Author. North Ryde NSW: Methuen & Co, 1985. Revised. 22cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j crisp, now protected. 31 pp crisp and tight. Colour and b/w illust by the author. $35.00

[390] O'Harris, Pixie. Loveleaves the Koala. ill. The Author. North Ryde NSW: Methuen & Co, 1985. First Edition. 22cm x 17cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards, gilt spine title all fine. Unclipped d/j bright, now protected. 16 pp crisp and tight (light smudge p 5 outside text area).. Colour and b/w illust by the author. $25.00

[408] O'Reilly, Bernard. Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong. ill. Wieneke, James. Brisbane: W R Smith & Patterson, Reprint. 22cm x 14cm. Decorative Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Very Good. 22nd impression. Green illust cloth boards very slightly rubbed at foot else fine. Clipped d/j rubbed head and foot else fine (now protected). 324 pp crisp, top edge partly uncut. Index. B/w illust (photographs) and 26 illust in text. Illust endpapers. Inscribed by author on flyleaf (1974). $50.00

[217] Ostwald, Blair D. Branded Black. Gladstone, Australia: Ostwald Productions, 1979. First (Limited) Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards slightly dull else fine. Gilt spine title and front board title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped head and tail, rubbed (some loss at head of spine) (now protected). 301 pp clean and tight, minor soiling to edges. Colour and b/w illust. Novel of the clash between Aboriginal and white cultures in Queensland since 1845. $22.00

[476] Palmer, Vance (Selected by). Coast to Coast: Australian Stories 1944. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1945. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Blue cloth boards rubbed, spine frayed, front board has gilt stamped College arms. 251 pp tight (paper browned as is usual for war-time printing). Book plate of Qld Agric College and High School front endpaper. Number 4 in a series. $15.00

[425] Park, Ruth. Poor Man's Orange. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1949. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Orange cloth boards faded but good. 276 pp clean and tight. Paper browned as is usual. Prev. owner's inscription partly obscured with felt pen front endpaper. A good clean copy of this scarce first edition. $30.00

[SB561] Peel, Mark. A Little History of Australia. ill. Weldon, Andrew. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1997. First Edition. 15cm x 11cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Green cloth. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 88 pp bright and tight. Caricature illust. by Weldon. Map endpapers. Succinct History of Australia in 10,000 words. $25.00

[SB546] Pescott, Trevor. Natural Victoria. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Rigby, 1978. First Edition. 26cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green boards vg. Unclipped d/j mildly sunned, chipped, else vg. 176 pp clean and tight. Foredge soiled. Flora and fauna of Victoria, Australia. Colour and b/w photographs. $20.00

[160] Pike, Philip W. The Royal Presence in Australia: The Official Royal Tours of Australia from 1867 to 1986. Adelaide: Royalty Publishing, 1986. First Edition. 31cm x 24cm. Decorative Cloth. Fine / Fine. Blue imit. morooco boards, heavily gilded, all fine. Unclipped d/j fine. 262 pp, profusely illust. in colour and b/w. Large folding genealogical table, bibliography. Light foxing to half title page. Excellent copy of sought after book. $42.00

[199] Pizzey, Graham. A Separate Creation: Discovery of Wild Australia By Explorers and Naturalists. South Yarra Victoria: Curry o'Neil Ross, 1985. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j turned head and foot else vg. (now protected). 152 pp clean and tight, many colour illust. Prev owner's name front flyleaf. Using photographs from some of Australia's finest wildlife photographers, and quoting from original journals and diaries, naturalist Pizzey informs and delights with this authoritative work. $20.00

[474] Pringle, John Douglas. On Second Thoughts: Australian Essays. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1971. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards slightly faded , gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j now protected. 149 pp clean and tight. Small ownership label front flyleaf. By author of 'Australian Accents'. $20.00

[496] Raymond, Robert. Starfish Wars: Coral Death and the Crown-Of-Thorns. ill. Photographs. South Melbourne: MacMillan, 1986. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards mildly bumped else fine. Unclipped d/j vg (now protected). 218 pp tight and bright. Frontis map of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Colour photographs. Index. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[SBRonan15] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards good. Facsimile dust jacket good - (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp tight and bright. Edges mildly soiled. Prev owner's inscription front flyleaf. NOTE: Dust jacket is a laser copied facsimile of first edition unclipped dust jacket. Scarce. $180-00

[SBRonan17] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards slightly faded but good, block slightly cocked. Unclipped dust jacket good - with small chipping to head and foot, with some loss (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp tight and bright. Prev owner's signature front flyleaf. Scarce. $250-00

[SBRonan18] Ronan, Tom. Moleskin Midas. Cassell and Co Ltd, London 1956. First Edition. 20cm x 14cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Green cloth boards good, faded, spine creased. Facsimile dust jacket good - (now protected in archival sleeve). 349 pp clean, minor foredge loss one page. Edges mildly soiled. New endpapers. NOTE: Dust jacket is a laser copied facsimile of first edition unclipped dust jacket. Scarce. $150-00

[504] Rule, Andrew (Ed). Through the Mill: a History of Facts, Figures, Fancies and Photographs to Mark the Centenary of the Broadford Mill 1890 - 1990. ill. Photographs. Adelaide: Floradale Productions, First Edition. 23cm x 17cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j faint rub marks on back else fine (now protected). 144 pp crisp and tight. B/w photographs. No publishing date. Centenary of the APM Broadford Mill in Victoria. $24.00

[151] Santamaria, B. A. Point of View. Melbourne: Hawthorn Press, 1969. First Edition. 25cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards slight shelf wear. White spine title vg. Unclipped d/w chipped head and foot. some loss along foredge (now protected). 269 pp, text block tight. Text clean, small damp stain and paper loss back endpaper. Selections from the author's TV programme "Point of View" - Australian politics in the 1960's. $15.00

[291] Saw, Ron & Milbank, Ian. The Back to Back Tango. Adelaide: Rigby, 1978. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards bumped head and tail of spine else fine. White spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head (now protected). 186 pp clean and tight. Minor soiling to edges. Outrageous Aussie humour as advertiser turned publican William Bean tries to make ends meet. $12.00

[508] Scott, Bill. Tough in the Old Days. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth boards vg. Unclipped d/j curled at top else vg (now protected). 191 pp clean and tight. Foredge mildly soiled. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[283] Seale, Allan. Australian Women's Weekly Gardening Book. Sydney: Golden Press, 1971. First Edition. 29cm x 22cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Decorative beige cloth boards one stain from paperclip, else fine. Spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head, sunned (now protected). 253 pp clean and tight. Colour & b/w Illust, Index, chart endpapers. A classic work on Australian gardening by one of its most memorable characters. $12.00

[1551] Sheehan, G J. (OAM). Ordnance Citizen Forces Queensland. A History of Units and Personnel 1925 - 1998. Brisbane: RAAOC ARES Vintage Club Committee & Sage Old Books, 2001. First (Limited) Edition. 23cm x 16cm. Soft Cover. New / No Jacket - as Issued. First Edition, first printing limited to 100 copies. Softcover, perfect bound, 23 cm x 16 cm. 232 + x pp. B/w illust. Extensive Index. Covers The Militia 1925 -1942, The Citizen Military Forces 1948 - 1975, The Army Reserve 1975 - 1994, the Latter Years 1994 - 1997 and Reserve Forces Day 1998. Annexes include Training Depots, Unit Histories, Commanding Officers, Highest Rank Attained, Recipients of Honours and Records of Service. Glossary. Now out of print. Digital (pdf) copies available for download from RAAOC Association website.

[55] Shute, Nevil. In the Wet. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1953. First Australian Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. Green embossed cloth good. Gilt spine title good. Slightly bumped. Water stain on back cover. New flyleaf tipped in. Foxing to endpapers. 351 pp. Text mostly clean and tight. Foxing pp 284, 285 (newspaper cutting about Flynn of the Inland dated 8/12/52 removed and available in protective wrapper). Prev owner's name on title page. Good clean copy reduced due to lack of dust jacket. $18.00

[407] Smith, P. McD. The Strenuous Saint: Being an Account of the Longest Journey of William Magney Wilkinson, Mission Priest of the Diocese of Carpentaria 1909-1918. Adelaide: Diocese of Carpentaria, 1947. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Cloth/paper. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. Brown paper boards and cloth spine mildly soiled else fine. Black spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly chipped head and foot, light soiling (now protected). 134 pp clean and tight (some foxing opposite plates). Edges slightly soiled. 20 b/w photographs. Very scarce record of this remarkable cleric. Signed on flyleaf by author. $120.00

[423] Spencer, A.H. The Hill of Content: Books, Art, Music, People. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1959. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Good. Blue cloth boards, silver decoration and spine title all vg. Spine mildly faded. Unclipped d/j mildly curled, spine sunned (now protected). xiv + 246 pp clean and tight (paper slightly browned as is usual). Errata slip tipped in. 17 b/w photographs. The memoirs of renowned Melbourne bookseller and the collectors who bought from him. Signed on flyleaf by author. $40.00

[145] Stone, Colin. Running the Brumbies - True Adventures of a Modern Bushman. ill. Ingpen, Robert. Adelaide: Rigby, 1979. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards vg, slightly sunned near foot. White spine title vg. Unclipped d/j (now protected) slightly rubbed head and foot else vg. 144 pp, text block tight, text clean and bright. A genuine Australian autobiography, wryly humorous and full of colour and adventure. $18.00

[506] Swann, Bruce. Defence '87 Downunder. ill. The Author. Netley, South Australia: Samaria Pty Ltd, 1986. First Edition. 25cm x 27cm. Simulated Leather. Fine / Very Good. Blue simulated leather boards, gilt title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly curled else vg (now protected). Unpaginated crisp and tight. B/w sketches and colour paintings by Swann throughout, plus "hand-written" text. Illust endpapers. Many drawings of Freemantle and boats, boats and more boats. Swann has paintings hanging in Buckingham Palace so this book is full of quality art.. $40.00

[512] Tennant, Kylie. Tell Morning This. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1967. First Edition. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Good. Navy cloth boards slight shelf wear else vg. Gilt title vg. Unclipped d/j closed tears, chips, head and foot but good (now protected). 446 pp clean and tight. Foredge spotted. Prev. owner's name front flyleaf. $45.00

[466] Thomis, Malcolm I. A History of the Electricity Supply Industry in Queensland (2 Vol). Brisbane: Boolarong Publications, 1990. First Edition. 27cm x 19cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Vol 1 - grey boards, white titles fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled at head and foot else fine (now protected). 218 pp fine. Vol 2 - damp stain lower foredge corner of back else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly curled, small damp stain lower foredge corner of back (now protected). 214 pp clean and tight (minor damp wrinkle bottom of some pages). A significant study of the Electricity Supply Industry in Queensland by eminent historian. $60.00

[SB520] Throssell, Harry. Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra. ill. Photographs. Brisbane: Binna Burra Lodge Ltd, 1984. First Edition. 24cm x 17cm. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. 151 pp clean and tight. B/w and colour illust. History of the Binna Burra Lodge in Lamington National Park, Queensland. Appendices. $30.00

[171] Townsend, Derek. Jigsaw. The Biography of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen. Statesman - Not Politician. Brisbane: Sneyd & Morley, 1983. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. Gilt spine title and front board title fine. Unclipped d/w vg (now protected). 375 pp 68 sepia illust., index, text block clean and tight. The authorized biography of Queensland premier. $14.00

[350] Turner, John. Photos of Old Newcastle : From Stockton to Minmi. ill. Sullivan, Jack. Stockton NSW: Hunter History Publications, 1980. First Edition. 28cm x 21cm. Soft Cover - Perfect Binding. Signed by Illustrator. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Illust. paper cover mildly soiled, stain on back, else vg. 80 pp clean and tight. B/w illust throughout prepared and photographed by Jack Sullivan. End paper plan of Newcsatle District and map of tramways (1927). Places include - Stockton, Mayfield, Wickham, Carrington, Newcastle, Merewether, Hamilton, Adamstown, New Lambton, Lambton, Waratah, Wallsend and Minmi. Inscribed on title page by photographer Jack Sullivan. $50.00

[159] Wagner, Jenny. The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek. ill. Brooks, Ron. Harmondsworth England: Kestrel Books, 1977. Reprint of First Edition. 26cm x 26cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / Very Good. Decorative paper boards clean, slightly bumped head and tail. Coloured spine title fine. Unclipped d/w yellowed but vg. 13 pp, lavishly illustrated. A beautiful book for children. Winner of Best Australian Picture Book award 1974. $18.00

[495] Wannan, Bill (Selected by). Robust, Ribald and Rude Verse in Australia. Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1972. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Black cloth boards, orange illust vg. Unclipped d/j chipped at head, spine sunned (now protected). 123 pp clean and tight. Ownership inscription front flyleaf. $20.00

[162] West, Morris. Proteus. London: Collins, 1979. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Blue cloth boards vg. Gilt spine title and front board logo fine. Unclipped d/w minor rubbing, vg. (now protected). 273 pp., clean and tight. Both endpapers slightly foxed. Publicly, John Spada runs a giant multi-national company; privately he is head of Proteus, a clandestine resistance movement. Told by a master novelist. $12.00

[124] West, Morris. The Tower of Babel. London: Heinemann, 1968. First Edition. 22cm x 15cm. Cloth. Good / Good. Blue cloth boards slightly faded and bumped but good. Gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j chipped at head else very good. 340 pp clean and tight. Endpaper maps. "Portrays Arab-Jewish confrontation with a sense of political reality that is both profound and frightening". $18.00

[415] Whitington, R S. An Illustrated History of Australian Cricket. South Yarra Victoria: Currey O'Neil, 1982. Revised. 29cm x 24cm. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth boards unmarked, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j mildly rubbed head and foot else fine (now protected). 176 pp clean and tight. Very slight damp stain to foredge near back. Colour and b/w illust. $12.00

[414] Wilkins, Phil. 111 Years of the Ashes: Australia v England. Sydney: Weldon Publishing, 1993. First Edition. 28cm x 22cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Glossy illust boards rubbed on back else fine. 96 pp clean and tight. Illust in colour and b/w. Patterned endpapers. History, statistics, players, grounds, captains, tours. An important record of the ashes cricket tours over more than a century. $15.00

[135] Wilkinson, Anne. Up Country. Portraits of Rural Australia. Sydney: Cassell, 1981. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards fine. White spine title clear and bright. Unclipped vg d/j protected. Dealer's stamp and prev owner's bookplate (removeable) front endpaper. 185 pp, clean, bright and tight. Delightful portrait of the gentler side of life in rural Australia, from the author's Sydney Morning Herald column. $20.00

[SB560] Wilson, Barbara Ker . Yellow Dog Dingo. ill. Phelps, Kathleen. Sydney: Golden Press, 1986. First Edition. 27cm x 21cm. Decorative Paper. Very Good / No Jacket - as Issued. Illust. hardback boards mild soiling else fine. 31 pp clean and tight. No marks or inscriptions. Full page colour illustrations. Dreamtime legend of an Aboriginal boy, Tiro, and his dingo pup, Pandi, and their relocation to mainland Australia after their island home was destroyed by a storm. $25.00

[16] Wortheim, Margaret. Beyond 2000, a Window on the Future. Hong Kong: Intercontinental Publishing Corp Ltd, 1986. First Edition. Cloth. Fine / Good. The book of the TV series. 304 pp. Scores of colour photographs. Index. Book is in as new condition except for minor scratching on back board. D/j good, but slightly crazed at back. $20.00

[396] Zainu'ddin, Ailsa G Thomson. They Dreamt of a School: a Centenary History of Methodist Ladies' College Kew 1882-1982. Melbourne: Hyland House, 1982. First Edition. 24cm x 16cm. Cloth. Fine / Fine. Green cloth boards, silver spine title and front board decoration all fine. Unclipped d/j fine (now protected). 469 pp tight and bright. Index. B/w illust. Illust endpapers. $40.00

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