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  • OAKLEY, Barry
    A SALUTE TO THE GREAT McCARTHY

    Edition: First printing

    Melbourne: Heinemann Australia, 1970. Octavo, black boards. Pp (iv), 198. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine in fine jacket. Australian author’s second novel, a story of Australian Rules Football, basis of the Australian film "The Great McCarthy".

    Book ID: 31288
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  • PORTER, Peter
    A SHARE OF THE MARKET

    Edition: First Edition

    Belfast: Ulsterman Publications, 1973. Narrow octavo, 16 pp, stapled in light green paper covers. Ink owner name & date at top margin of title page; slight sunning at inner edges of covers; else fine. Peter Porter was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1929; he has lived in London since 1971. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 34427
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  • CLEARY, Jon
    A SOUND OF LIGHTNING

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins, 1976. Advance uncorrected proof in red non-pictorial paper covers. Author and title hand-lettered on spine, else fine.

    Book ID: 39667
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  • BOLDREWOOD, Rolf
    A SYDNEY-SIDE SAXON

    London: Macmillan, 1897. Third printing. Octavo, red cloth gilt. Pp (viii), 237, (1), (6, Aug.1896 ads). Mildmay (Ontario) Mechanics’ Institute bookplate inside front cover; ink private owner name on front free endpaper; sizable chip to upper inner corner of front fly leaf and half-title leaf; small library rubber stamp on title page; yellowing to endpapers, foxing to endpapers; light sunning to spine; else a good, clean & tight copy.

    Book ID: 34104
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  • BOLDREWOOD, Rolf
    A SYDNEY-SIDE SAXON

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Macmillan, 1891. Original brown and red cloth stamped in gilt and red. pp (viii), 237, (1), (2, ads). Minor rubbing to spine tips and outer corners, book just a little leaned, very nearly fine otherwise, no owner names, nice copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29269
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  • BOOTHBY, Guy
    A TWO-FOLD INHERITANCE. Illustrated by Graham Wilson

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Ward, Lock, 1903. Octavo, dark blue bevel edge cloth lettered in gilt, decorated in white and gilt. Pp 328 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 3 other plates. Light rubbing to spine tips and rear joint; small rubber stamp at rear of Fraser Book Bin, Vancouver, BC ("Over a million books") else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy, no owner names. Loder, Australian Crime Fiction p. 23 ("Marginal in Hubin. Involves pastoral life on the Diamantina")

    Book ID: 32606
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  • CLEARY, Jon
    A VERY PRIVATE WAR

    New York: William Morrow, (c.1980). Second US printing. Cloth & boards. Fine in jacket, no owner names, flap price intact.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29176
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas
    A VICTIM OF THE AURORA

    Edition: First UK printing

    London & Sydney: Collins, 1977. Octavo, blue boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has sticker shadow on front flap, else fine. Export issue jacket, with no printed flap price. A novel of a pre-WWI expedition to the Antarctic.

    Book ID: 29175
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  • TURNER, George
    A WASTE OF SHAME

    Edition: First printing

    Melbourne: Cassell Australia, 1965. Octavo, brown and white patterned boards. Text paper toned, else a fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has short closed tears, VG otherwise, no chips or clips. A novel of alcoholism including Alcoholics Anonymous.

    Book ID: 34071
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  • OTTLEY, Reginald
    A WORD ABOUT HORSES

    Edition: First Edition

    London & Sydney: Collins, 1973. Advance uncorrected proof. Octavo, blue carfd covers with paper label, red cloth spine. pp 128, Front cover has light blue spot on label, very small corner chip; two light blue spots to fore margin of first leaf (synopsis); else fine. Stories about horses in the Outback by this Australian author. Scarce in this advance format.

    Book ID: 32390
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  • ELLIOTT, Sumner Locke
    ABOUT TILLY BEAMIS

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1984. Black boards. Private owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has surface rubbing, light scratches, small edge tears, generally VG otherwise. Important Australian author.

    Book ID: 30649
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  • KOCH, Christopher (C.J. Koch)
    ACROSS THE SEA WALL

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Heinemann, 1965. Octavo, blue boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket slightly yellowed on spine, else fine, flap price intact. Second book by the noted Tasmanian novelist, author of THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY.

    Book ID: 32517
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  • CROSS, Ian
    AFTER ANZAC DAY

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Deutsch, 1961. Brown cloth. Light endpaper offset tanning, faint red pencil price on front free endpaper, else fine in jacket. New Zealand setting, New Zealand author.

    Book ID: 30367
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  • Howard, Tom
    All Possible Avenues

    Edition: First Edition

    Sydney, Australia: Rastar Press, 1986. Blue boards. Fine in jacket, no owner names, flap price intact. An Australian crime novel set in Sydney in 1955.; Octavo 0949149063

    Book ID: 29164
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  • SYMONS, Geraldine
    ALL SOULS

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Longmans, Green, 1950. Octavo, maroon cloth. Complimentary slip of the Canadian distributor laid in. Soft bruise at foot of spine, text paper lightly toned, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a few tears, but is VG and attractive still. Opening chapters are set in colonial New South Wales. Author's first novel.

    Book ID: 34740
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  • FRANKLIN, Miles
    ALL THAT SWAGGER

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1956. "Second Edition" (10th printing overall, first was in 1936). Octavo, blue cloth, Bit of sunning at spine tips, yellowing and a bit of foxing to page edges, light yellowing to endpapers, else a VG copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has creased chips at spine tips, VG otherwise, attractive.

    Book ID: 32235
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  • BACON, R.L.
    ALONG THE ROAD. Decorations by David More

    Edition: First Edition

    Auckland & London: Collins, 1964. Octavo, blue boards. Soft creases to front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has edge tears, VG otherwise, flap price intact. New Zealand fiction

    Book ID: 30633
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  • BACON, R.L.
    ALONG THE ROAD. Decorations by David More

    Edition: First Edition

    Auckland & London: Collins, 1964. Blue boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has small tears, nicks, corner creases to flaps, VG otherwise, flap price intact. New Zealand fiction; Octavo

    Book ID: 29291
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  • MACKAY, Margaret Elizabeth
    AMANDA

    Christchurch, New Zealand: Whitcombe and Tombs, (1964). Third printing. Green cloth. Very nearly fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has short tears to folds, VG otherwise. Historical novel of Waikaia Valley, Southland, New Zealand in the 1890s. New Zealand author.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29838
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  • O’SULLIVAN, Vincent, editor
    AN ANTHOLOGY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY NEW ZEALAND POETRY

    Edition: First printing

    London: Oxford University Press, 1970. The simultaneous paper issue. Octavo, card covers. Book just a little leaned; minor rubbing to spine tips; usual toning to text paper; small ink owner name at front; else a VG clean and tight copy.

    Book ID: 31673
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