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1) The Austrailians: A Candid View from Down Under
Cox, Harry
 
Philadelphia, PA: Chilton, 1967. Philadelphia, PA, Chilton, 1967. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Taupe cloth with black lettering on spine, illustrated in black and white, 193 pp. This is the story of the big continent Down Under as seen through the eyes of one of its most prominent journalists. While not slighting geological and historical facts, the author manages to make his country infinitely more vivid through close-ups with some of its more important characters, and characters many of them are! ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
2) Australia and New Zealand: Illustrated
Boyce, William D
 
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally, 1922. Chicago, IL, Rand McNally, 1922. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM D. BOYCE TO SENATOR JAMES A. REED. 8vo. Lush green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with a map of Australia and New Zealand, text block top edge gilt, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, advertisements for other books by W.D. Boyce in rear of book, 381 pp. A fascinating look at Australia and New Zealand by famed American entrepre... more information

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$55.00
3) Australia Felix
Richardson, Henry Handel
 
New York: W.W. Norton NY: Norton, no publication date, 1917. 8vo. Cloth binding, 466 pp. The earlier lives of Richard and Mary Mahony, in a superb story of the Australian gold rush. Light soiling to endpapers. Dust jacket has a few small chips, wear top and bottom of spine. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$32.00
4) Australia, Nations of the Modern World.
Spate, O. H. K.
 
New York: Praeger, 1968. New York: Praeger, 1968. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 328 pp. illustrated with 3 maps, including a large fold-out map in black and white. 38 black and white photographs. Dated but useful geography and history of Australia. Overenthusiastic ex-library discard marks. Good in very good dustjacket, library-issued plastic cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
5) The Australian People
Fitzpatrick, Brian
 
Melbourne: Melbourne Unversity Press, 1951. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1951. Second edition. Ex-library. Cloth binding, 257 pp., fold-out table. Front hinge cracked. Good reading copy in good condition.. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$26.00
6) The Australian Environment: Landscape as Art & Inspiration
Ortega, Maurice, introduction; Lowe, Ian; Helmrich, Michele; Manietta, Siegfried
 
Sydney: T&G Publishing , 2011. Sydney: T&G Publishing, 2011. First edition. 4to. Brown linen binding, 120 pp. Full-page color plates of Australia. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. Illus. by Manietta, Siegfried. 4to.. ... more information

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$55.00
7) Australian Rainforest Plants
Nicholson, Nan and Hugh
 
New South Wales: Nan & Hugh Nicholson, Australian National Library, 1990. New South Wales: Nan & Hugh Nicholson, 1990. Reprint. Australian Rainforest Plants. In the forest and in the garden. Reprint. 8vo. Wrappers. 72 pages. Heavily illustrated with photographs. Alphabetical listing of plants, gardening with rainforest plants, bibliography, index of common names, map of Australia's Rainforest Distribution. Very good. . Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7&fra... more information

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$22.00
8) Australian Poetry 1959
Keesing, Nancy, editor
 
Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1959. Sydney: Angust & Robertson, 1959. First edition. 12mo. Cloth binding, 96 pp. Poets from every Australian state are represented. Includes four longer works by R.D. FitzGerald, A.D. Hope, James McAuley and Ronald McCuaig. Fine in near fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 12 mo.. ... more information

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$22.00
9) Australia (The United Nations Series)
Grattan, Clinton Hartley
 
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 444 pp. Two-color title. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Index. A good introduction to Australian history and culture. Ex-library with stampings, pocket and due date slip. Overenthusiastic discard marks. Solid book in good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$29.00
10) The Australian Alternative
Faulk, Laura E. & Odie B.; Faulk, Nancy M. & Richard D
 
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1975. New Rochelle, NY, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Copper-brown cloth with maroon lettering embossed on spine, blind stamp on front board, illustrated with map and two black and white photographs, 184 pp. The first candid book about moving to Australia; the Faulks reveal the good and the bad and refrain from painting the continent as the Promised Land. They find that it is indeed a place to get away from it all, for the newspapers and TV commentators concen... more information

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$30.00
11) Botany Bay
Nordhoff, Charles and James Norman Hall
 
Boston: Little, Brown, 1941. First edition. Blue cloth decorated with silver ship and titles. Map endpapers. 374 pp. Fading to spine and folding to spine cloth, beginings of wear top and bottom. Very light foxing to endpapers. Very good condition.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
12) The Drum: Australian Character and Slang
Baker, Sidney J
 
Sydney: Currawong Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 1961. Sydney: Currawong, 1961. Second revised edition, first thus. 8vo. Cloth binding, 158 pp. The classic meditation on what it means to be an Australian followed by a colorful dictionary of slang. Wear to dust jacket extremities. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$22.00
13) Island Peoples of the Western Pacific: Micronesia and Melanesia
Krieger, Herbert W
 
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1943. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, 1943. 8vo. First edition. September 15, 1943. Publication 3737. 104 pp. Staped wrappers. Ex-library. Tear to front cover, library markings, name stamp. Fair condition.. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$14.00
14) Islands of the South
Coates, Austin
 
New York: Pica, 1974. First American Edition. Cloth binding, 200 pp. 8 illustrations, 4 pp. of black and white maps. Bibliography. Ex-library book with discard stamps, tape shadows, pocket remnants neatly covered over with plain white labels. Fresh mylar cover. Appears unread. Good in very good dustjacket. [British ISBN 0435322087 .]. First American Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$52.00
15) Lake Macquarie
Bell, Kathrine; Wigney, Ian
 
Speers Point, Australia: Murray Child in association with Lake Macquarie Municipal Council, 1977. Speers Point, Australia, Murray Child & Co., 1977. First edition. 4to. Gray cloth with white lettering on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with charming period scenes of Australia's early days front and a map of the lake back, illustrated in color throughout, 64 pp. In 89 full color photographs, this book takes us on a guided tour through the mountain ranges, the coastal strip and the Lake... more information

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$22.00
16) The London Quarterly Review. No. CLXXXIX July 1854. American Edition. Vol. XLII. No. I
Editor
 
New York: Leonard Scott & Co., 1854. American Edition, republication of the London, Edinburgh, North British, and Westminster Quarterly Reviews. No. CCCXXII. 4to. Original green wrappers, 140, iv pp. Advertising for Rowland's Macassar Oil, Rowlands' Kalydor, and Rowlands' Odonto on rear cover. 8 important articles. Reviews of: The House of Commons by Charles R. Dod, Esq. manufactory of statute law, Lord Brougham, Sir Charles Barry, British Constitution, Derby administration, Baron Rothschild, Reform Bi... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$155.00
17) The Magic of Sport: Mainly Autobiographical
Gould, Nat
 
London: J. Long, 1909. London: J. Long, 1909. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding with lettering to spine in gilt, front board in blind. 365 pp., frontispiece portrait with facsimile signature, protective tissue, two-color title page. 49 monochrome photographic plates. An autobiographical book about the author's experience on the horse racing scene in Australia. Light chipping top and bottom of spine, cloth cover bubbling in a couple of spots. spine faded. No writing whatever inside - clean and bright tex... more information

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$95.00
18) Mr Sandman Bring Me a Dream
Editor
 
Alice Springs, Australia: Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd,, 1981. First edition. 4to. Soft cover. 64 p. Color reproductions and photographs. A lovingly produced tribute to Australian Aboriginal art of the Central and Western desert. Full-page reproductions and information on individual artists. Moderate shelfwear. Near fine. Scarce.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$30.00
19) Mutant Message Down Under
Morgan, Marlo
 
New York: HarperCollins, 1994. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First trade edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 187 pp. Previous owner gift inscription. Rubbing to one corner of dust jacket. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$22.00
20) Patrick McMahon Glynn: A Founder of Australian Federation
O'Collins, Gerald
 
London: Melbourne Unversity Press, 1965. London: Melbourne, 1965. First edition. Cloth binding, 281 pp. including index. Ex-university library. Spine faded. Solid copy, good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$32.00
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