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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
1 Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Blackburn, Julia
New York Pantheon 1994 0-679-42001-0 / 9780679420019 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Immaculately clean beige boards with gold author's initials on front cover, black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Daisy Bates, who in 1913 when she was fifty-four years old, went to live in the deserts of South Australia. 8vo. Adventure. 011963

Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Such is Life
Collins, Tom
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to top edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 394 pgs. Dustjacket is lightly soiled, not price clipped, with chips and scrapes. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An engaging tale about the people who lived on the rugged Australian ranges and deserts in the 1880's. 8vo. Fiction. 015977

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
3 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
257 pgs. VG Clean brown cloth boards. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Pages clean and bright. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. A study of vanishing primitive cultures, including the Masai, the Pygmies, the Eskimos, Australia's Aborigines, and more.Anthropology. 002229

Price: 10.00 USD
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4 The Timeless Land
Dark, Eleanor
New York MacMillan 1941 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on rear of free front endpaper. 499 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has very slight edge wear, a few small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel about the first five years of English settlement in Australia, and of the native people whose life and culture and natural gaiety were so cruelly destroyed in that short time. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011048

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bush Holiday, Fennimore, Stephen
5 Bush Holiday
Fennimore, Stephen
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Ninon MacKnight, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean pale green cloth boards with dark brown lettering and whip on spine. No fraying or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 242 pgs. 8vo. Adventure. 009284

Price: 15.00 USD
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6 The Rare Sex: The Story of the Australian Woman
Folkard, Frederick C.
Sydney/Melbourne Murray 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 208 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear, one 1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Australia. 011054

Price: 15.00 USD
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Matilda, Gallico, Paul
7 Matilda
Gallico, Paul
New York Coward McCann 1970 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold kangaroo illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names or bookplates. 313 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear and a few very short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A warm, rollicking tale of a boxing kangaroo from down under who wins over the Mafia single-handed and sends his two lovable promoters off to happily-ever-after romances with their luscious lady friends. 013962

Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Inherit the Sun
Grant, Maxwell
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1981 0-698-11074-9 / 9780698110748 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange boards with gold cloth spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. P/O name in pencil on front free endpaper. Pages are clean (slight dust speckling to edges). Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with a few small wrinkles at edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005841

Price: 10.00 USD
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Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia, Gregory, Cedric E.
9 Bucolic Bull - Fun on a Farm in Australia
Gregory, Cedric E.
Smithtown, NY Exposition Press 1982 0-682-49892-0 / 9780682498920 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped jacket, with review sheet laid in. Clean yellow cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Very light bumping to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 146 pgs. Review sheet laid in. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine and margins of back panel, short closed tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A serio-comic account of a "gentleman farmer's" tribulations in the countryside of Australia. 018392

Price: 45.00 USD
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10 The Great World
Malouf, David
New York Pantheon 1990 0-679-40176-8 / 9780679401766 Stated First American Edition hard cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 330 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011243

Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Red Earth, Blue Sky: The Australian Outback
Rau, Margaret
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1981 0-690-04080-6 / 9780690040807 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. "Review copy" and previous owner name on front free endpaper. All pages are clean & bright. Illustrated with photographs. 118 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has several edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009754

Price: 8.00 USD
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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Roughley, T. C.
12 Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
Roughley, T. C.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean blue cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 282 pgs. with index. Illustrated with fifty-two color photographs by the author. Dustjacket is quite clean, with small chips at head and heel of spine, some corner and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007364

Price: 20.00 USD
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13 I Take Pictures for Adventure
Stobart, Tom
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Minus Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. Slight wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling and some rubbing, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Extraordinary personal adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa, the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest, by the outstanding photographer who accompanied Hillary and Tenzing and recorded their historic ascent in the magnificent documentary film "The Conquest of Everest." 8vo. Adventure. 010784

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Listen...Our Land is Crying - Australia's Environment: Problems and Solutions
White, Mary E.
Australia Kangaroo Press 1997 0 86417 844 1 / 9780864178442 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by author on title page. 296 pgs. illustrated with color photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful, collectible gift quality book. Folio. Australia. 009391

Price: 30.00 USD
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Australian Kaleidoscope, Wilson, Barbara Ker (Editor)
15 Australian Kaleidoscope
Wilson, Barbara Ker (Editor)
New York Meredith Press 1968 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Margery Gill, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, no cracking; very light soiling to boards. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of light soiling to rear white panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Australian literature (both verse and prose) includes contributions from H. F. Brinsmead, Maie Casey, Nan Chauncy, Geoffrey Dutton, Olaf Ruhen, Steele Rudd, D. H. Lawrence, and many more. 8vo. Literature. 013610

Price: 14.00 USD
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