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  • STOW, Randolph

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Taplinger, 1981. Octavo, cloth and boards. Fine copy. Price- clipped jacket has a small crease to lower corner of front flap, minor rubbinjg at spine ends and outer corners, else fine. A novel set in Papua New Guinea in 1959 in rhe last days of Australian rule. 0800880188

    Book ID: 40674
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  • MURRAY, Max

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Michael Joseph, 1957. Octavo, black boards. Yellowing to page edges and inner margins of free endpaper; light damps stains to margins of covers; VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has tears, very small chips, to spine tips and outer corners; rear panel and spine lightly yellowed; VG otherwise, flap price intact. Posthumously published thriller novel by this Australian author, set in England.

    Book ID: 31216
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  • WONGAR, B. (pseud. of Streten Bozic)
    WALG: A Novel of Australia

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1983. Cloth & boards. pp {2}, (xx), 213, [5]. Fine in price-clipped jacket. At time of publication the book was proported to be by an aborigine, but it was actually written by Yugoslavian anthropologist / writer Sreten Bozic. The correct first edition.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29113
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  • RODRIGUEZ, Judith
    WATER LIFE. With linocuts by the author

    Edition: First Edition

    St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1976. Inscribed by Author.; The paper issue. pp (viii), 84, in glossy illustrated card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author in 1978 to important Canadian poet Miriam Waddington, who she address as "dear Miriam"; beneath the inscription whe adds her Heidelberg, Vic., address. Laid in is a mimeographed Rodriguez poem "An odd voyage" (3 pages stapled on A4 paper, horizontally creased from folding). Her second seperate book of poetry.; Signed by Author.

    Book ID: 30376
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  • PATRICK, John

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Cassell, 1964. Octavo, maroon boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has slight rubbing; some soiling; damp stain to rear panel; good, flap price intact. A first novel of a mentally ill man, by a Western Australia author.

    Book ID: 32374
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  • LAWSON, Henry

    London: Angus & Robertson, 1915. Original maroon cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Small octavo, iii-xvi, 334 pp + 8 illustrations by Frank P. Mahoney on text paper. 1923 pencil gift inscription on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; damp spots to top page edges (not penetrating into text margins); else a bright & tight VG+ copy. A later printing of this collection of 52 short stories first published Sydney, 1896

    Book ID: 27974
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  • SHAPCOTT, Thomas

    Edition: First printing

    Ringwood, Vic: Thomas Allen, 1994. Dark green boards. Text paper lightly toned, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a tiny nick, crease, at head of spine, else fine. 0713917164

    Book ID: 34056
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  • JOHNSON, Colin (Mudrooroo, 1938- )
    WILD CAT FALLING. Foreword by Mary Durack

    Edition: First Edition

    Angus & Robertson, 1965. Small octavo, maroon boards. Sydney bookseller’s ticket at front, light yellowing to page edges, else fine, no other names. Dust jacket has a half inch tear to front panel, fingernail-size chip to rear panel; VG otherwise, flap price intact. "The first novel by a writer of Aboriginal blood to be published in Australia." One of Geoffey Dutton’s picks of the best 100 Australian books. Johnson’s claim to be aboriginal is in doubt.

    Book ID: 32465
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  • LUFFMANN, L. Bogue, 1846-1929
    WILL AYLMER: A Tale of the Australian Bush

    London: Religious Tract Society, no date (1909?). Octavo, original blue decorated cloth stamped in black, red, and gilt, colour pictorial label on front cover. pp 240, (16, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard and one other colour plate. Cloth at head of spine chipped away to a depth of 0.75 cm, small cloth tear to front joint neatly repaired; foxing to page edges, endpapers, and some text; else a VG clean, bright & tight copy, no owner names. First edition? First was RTS, (1909). The present title in the middle of the list of the Every Boy's Bookshelf series at front. Miller & McCartney p. 295.

    Book ID: 31831
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  • LINDSAY, Jack
    WILLIAM BLAKE: creative will and the poetic image

    Edition: First printing

    London: Fanfrolico Press, 1927. Octavo, maroon cloth spine and green boards. pp [2], (6), (56). Light spotting to spine, small ding to fore edge of front board; slight wear to outer corners; VG clean, unworn jacketless copy, no owner names, unopened at the page edges. Includes an etching by Lindsay at front.

    Book ID: 41275
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  • RODRIGUEZ, Judith
    WITCH HEART. poems

    Edition: First printing

    Carlton South, Victoria, Australia: Sisters, 1982. Inscribed by Author; Fine copy. Inscribed by the author and with a small ANS laid in. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 53524
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  • SLATTER, Gordon

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Hurtchinson, 1960. Octavo, black boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has long creased tears to lower front panel, else VG, flap price intact. Setting is a single day in Christchurch. "With a gun in his hand, and bitterness in his heart, a man returns to settle things once and for all with the people he has avoided ever since the war." New Zealand author.

    Book ID: 37861
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  • NILAND, D'Arcy

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: William Sloane, 1959. Octavo, cloth & boards. Tidy ink owner name on front free endpaper, neaf fine otherwise. Dust jacket has small chips & rubbing to spine tips, light soiling to rear panel, VG otherwise. UK ed. 1958 as CALL ME WHEN THE CROSS TURNS OVER.

    Book ID: 31283
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  • KENEALLY, Thomas

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1992. Octavo, blue boards. Small black dot on bottom page edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. 0340531487

    Book ID: 32507
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