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[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

[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

[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

[409] Durrell, Lawrence. Stiff Upper Lip. ill. Bentley, Nicolas. London: Faber & Faber, 1959. Reprint. 21cm x 14cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. Green cloth boards mild shelf wear else fine. Unclipped d/j slightly sunned else fine (now protected). 94 pp clean and tight (mild foxing as is normal with this edition). Second impression. Signed by author on flyleaf.

$120.00

[421] Hewitt, Anthony. Bridge with Three Men: Across China to the Western Heaven in 1942. London: Jonathan Cape, 1986. First Edition. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Near Fine / Near Fine. Black cloth boards, gilt spine title fine. Unclipped d/j near fine (now protected). 225 pp clean and tight. Illust. b/w photographs. Introduction by Sir John Mills, CBE. Endpaper maps. Signed by author on title page and inscribed on half title. Epic escape by author and two other prisoners from Japanese at Hong Kong.

$60.00

[143] Hill-Willis, C H (Capt). On Their Majesties Service. Newtown, Victoria: Neptune Press, 1983. First Edition. 23cm x 15cm. Cloth. Signed by Author. Good + / Good +. Pale blue boards sunned. Gilt spine title good with small loss. Unclipped pictorial d/j chipped head and tail, one scuff mark on back, now protected. 249 pp with 21 b/w illust. Text clean and tight. Inscribed by author : "with regards and best wishes (signature) 31.VII.84 ". A scarce copy of this autobiography of a master mariner who served on thirty ships from 1912 to 1975.

$30.00

[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

[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

[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

[406] Pape, Richard. Boldness be My Friend. London: Elek, 1955. Reprint. 22cm x 14cm. Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / Good. 6th Impression 1955. Red cloth boards mildly water stained else vg. Gilt spine title good. Unclipped d/j chipped head and foot, closed tears (now protected). 309 pp + 5 pp maps clean and tight. Illust. by photographs. Inscribed by author in Port Moresby 15 June 1965 to Renata & Percy (Cochrane) "truest wishes always.... Grateful thanks to both for loyalty and many kindnesses".

$70.00

[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

[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 Newcastle 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

[216] White, Paul. Jungle Doctor Attacks Witchcraft. ill. Begbie, Donald S. Padre. Sydney: George M. Dash, 1947. First Edition. 19cm x 13cm. Decorative Paper. Signed by Author. Good / No Jacket. Decorative paper covered boards faded, soiled. Lacks spine. (Can be professionally repaired if required). 126 pp, some soiling but good, sepia photographic endpapers, numerous b/w illust. Forward by Lt.-Gen. Sir William Dobbie. Signed by author on title page with inscription: "For the mother of my good friend Frank. Together with my best prescription To be taken when necessary. Proverbs 3, 5&6." This is the fifth book in the Jungle Doctor series and "tells of the struggles of Christian doctors in their fight against the dark forces of heathen superstition" in Tanganyika. Very scarce copy reduced due to lack of d/j and spine.

$40.00

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