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  • MALOUF, David
    AN IMAGINARY LIFE

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1979. Orange boards. Slight yellowing to page edges, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has new publisher's price sticker beside the clip, else fine. With pencil ownership signature of noted Canadian author Leon Rooke. Malouf's second novel. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52824
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  • Curnow, Allen
    An incorrigible music : a sequence of poems

    Edition: First Edition

    Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland Press / Oxford University Press, 1979. Card covers with attached printed jacket. Fine copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 30148
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  • Murray-Smith, Stephen, editor
    AN OVERLAND MUSTER: Selections from Overland, 1954-1964

    Edition: First Edition

    Brisbane: The Jacaranda Press, 1965. Inscribed by the editor; Tall octavo, black boards. VG copy. Jacket has tears to front panel, just good.. Inscribed by the editor to Canadian scholar Reginald Watters and his wife.; Signed by the editor

    Book ID: 36058
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  • IRISH, Lola
    AND THE WILD BIRDS SING

    Edition: First US printing

    New Orleans, Louisiana: Franklin Watts, 1984. Black boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. An historical novel of Australia in 1841, Australian author.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29060
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  • ANNIE CARR: A Tale of Both Hemispheres. By the Author of "Adventures in the South Pacific". With Coloured Illustrations

    London: Religious Tract Society, no date (1909?). Second edition, presumably. Decorated cloth stamped in black and grey, spine gilt lettered, pictorial cover label. pp 245, [1], (10, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard and one other colour plate. Damp spots to rear cover; bit of foxing early and late; small dark spot to margin of a few leaves; else a VG tight and unworn copy, attractive. A religious novel for girls set near Sydney, Australia. The [1903, R.T.S.] first edition had three plates and identified the illustrator, Raymond Potter. This edition may be a title in the Every Girl's Bookshelf series, though it is not so identified in the book or ads.; Octavo

    Book ID: 30261
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  • CASTLE, Ronald B., 1907-84
    ARCADIAN GROVE

    Edition: First printing

    Wellington, New Zealand: Wright & Carman, 1939. 12mo, marble patterned boards with cover label. pp [2], 60, [2]. Fine copy, no owner names. Light blue jacket has two small tears to bottom edge of front panel, else fine. Verse by this Wellington pharmacist, writer, and musician who along with his wife formed a notable collection of early and unusual musical instruments.

    Book ID: 39094
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  • O’BRIEN, John (pseudonym of Father P.J. Hartigan)
    AROUND THE BOREE LOG and Other Verses

    London, Sydney, Melbourne: Angus & Robertson, 1983. Later printing (first was in 1921). Octavo, reddish boards. Pp (viii), 168. Fine in jacket, no owner names. Verse of the Irish settlers in Australia. 0207944857

    Book ID: 31225
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  • SMITH, Sydney Ure and Gwen Morton Spencer, editors
    AUSTRALIA WEEK-END BOOK 3

    Edition: First printing

    Sydney: Ure Smith, 1944. Octavo, pictorial boards. pp 224. Yellowing to page edges, mild rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Thin dust jacket is a bit darkened, with small chips, lacking bottom inch of spine.

    Book ID: 41371
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  • HESELTINE, H.P., editor
    AUSTRALIAN IDIOM: An Anthology of Contemporary Prose and Poetry

    Edition: First Edition

    Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1962. Octavo, black & white boards. (xiv), 305 pp. Yellowing to page edges and inner margins of free endpapers, else fine, no owner names, in very nearly fine jacket.

    Book ID: 29556
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  • SLADEN, Douglas B.W., editor
    AUSTRALIAN POETS 1788-1888: being a selection of poems upon all subjects written in Australia and New Zealand during the first century of the British colonization / with brief notes on their authors and an introduction by Patchett Martin

    London: Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, 1888. pp xliv, 612. 20 cm. Original red cloth gilt lettered, cream endpapers. Yellowing to page edges, text paper lightly toned, 1910 ink owner name on Dedication page, spine only very lightly darkened, else a fine copy, hinges not cracked.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29071
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  • HUNGERFORD, T.A.G., editor
    AUSTRALIAN SIGNPOST: An Anthology

    Edition: First Edition

    Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1956. Octavo, red illustrated cloth.. Ex library, with rubber stamp on title page, call numbers on spine, remains of label and pouch at rear; small part of jacket flap at front; good clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise. Poetry and prose, with biographical notes at rear.

    Book ID: 30340
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  • OSBORNE, Charles, editor
    AUSTRALIAN STORIES OF TODAY

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Faber, 1961. Octavo, red cloth. Pp 239. Fine copy. Dust jacket has very light spine yellowing, tiny rubbed nick to rear panel, else fine, flap price intact. 22 stories. Peter Cowan, Desmond O’Grady, Geoffrey Dutton, Hal Porter, Ray Methuen, Judith Wright, and others.

    Book ID: 32402
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  • HALL, Rodney, editor
    AUSTRALIANS AWARE: Poems and Paintings of Today

    Edition: First Edition

    Sydney: Ure Smith, 1975. Inscribed by Author.; Quarto, red boards. Pp 64; colour reproductions in text. Fine in jacket. Inscribed by contributor Judith Rodriguez to noted Canadian poet Miriam Waddington "To dear Miriam with happy memories of Struga and best wishes from Judith Rodriguez Sept. ‘78". Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Signed by Author. 0725402237

    Book ID: 31674
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  • LAWSON, Henry
    AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL AND OTHER WRITINGS 1887-1922: volume two of COLLECTED PROSE. Edited by Colin Roderick

    Edition: First printing

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1972. Octavo, red cloth. pp xiv, 388. Bruise to fore edge of upper outer corner of front cover, else fine, no owner names, in VG+ jacket. 1.5 kg parcel

    Book ID: 36568
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  • Semmler, (Clement) (Barcroft Boake)
    Barcroft Boake: Poet of the Stockwhip

    Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 1965. Octavo, card covers. pp 34, [2]. Tipped in frontispiece. Rubber stamped star on last (blank) page, else a VG copy, no owner names. A volume in the Australian Writers and their Work series, edited by Geoffrey Dutton. This is a later issue of the Melbourne: Lansdowne Press edition with the publisher's imprint on a printed label on recto and verso of title leaf. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 29268
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  • MOORE, T. Inglis
    BAYONET AND GRASS: Poems

    Edition: First Edition

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1957. Inscribed by Author.; Octavo, grey boards. pp (x), 78. Foxing to lower outer corner of front cover inside and out; yellowing to page edges; Else fine. Dust jacket very lightly yellowed, internal foxing at one corner, else fine. Inscribed by the author to a Canadian scholar and bibliographer of Canadian literature "To Reg Watters, with all the best from Tom Inglis Moore. Canberra". Some WWII poetry. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Signed by Author.

    Book ID: 32420
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  • ASTLEY, Thea
    BEACHMASTERS

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Viking, 1986. Cloth & boards. Small cloth crimp at foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket lightly sunned on spine, else fine, flap price intact. An ironic novel about a revolution on a spoiled South Pacific paradise.; Octavo 0670810355

    Book ID: 29270
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  • SHAPCOTT, Thomas W.
    BEGIN WITH WALKING

    Edition: First Edition

    St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1972. 12mo, card covers. pp (x), 95. VG copy, no owner names. Paperback Poets 11. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. 0702208035

    Book ID: 32459
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  • ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia
    BELL CALL

    New York: Simon & Schuster, c1964. Second printing Octavo, cloth & boards. Short remainder mark to bottom page edges, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has light spine yellowing, small sticker shadow on front panel, VG otherwise, flap price intact. A novel about child rearing by this best-selling New Zealand author.

    Book ID: 31677
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  • ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia
    BELL CALL

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964. Octavo, cloth & boards. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names.

    Book ID: 39654
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