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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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