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1 Blainey, Geoffrey A Game of Our Own: The Origins of Australian Football
Black Inc. 2003 1863953477 / 9781863953474 Revised Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 249 pp. Lower front corner a little bumped, along with first few pages. Edges of text block somewhat scuffed and faded. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. History of the origins of Australian Rules football. Gives Marn-Grook short shrift, but does acknowledge the mighty Port Adelaide sides of the 19th century. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080551 / 9781865080550 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xvi, 262 pp. Slight curl to lower front corner; some faint scuffing to lower edge of text block. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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3 Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080551 / 9781865080550 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo Inscribed by Author
xvi, 262 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps; faint crease to upper back corner. A few light stains to lower and fore edges of text block. Prev. owner's inked date to upper corner of first page. Illustrated with b/w photos. Inscribed by Douglas Booth on first page. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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4 Carroll, John, Editor Intruders in the Bush: The Australian Quest for Identity
Melbourne Oxford 1992 0195533747 / 9780195533743 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
viii, 256 pp. Very light wear to cover, interior as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Colligan, Mimi Ties That Bind: The Australian family from early times to the present
Australia Post Philatelic Group 1994 0642199299 / 9780642199294 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
40 pp. Small dent to upper edge, else fine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940, Cuffley, Peter
6 Cuffley, Peter Chandeliers and Billy Tea: A Catalogue of Australian Life, 1880-1940
Fitzroy Five Mile Press 1989 0867880597 / 9780867880595 Reprint Paperback Good Quarto Inscribed by Author
224 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. (Not so faint on first and last pages.) Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Author's signed and dated inscription to first page. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "The catalogues in this book reflect the tastes, aspirations and dreams of a nation coming of age. Their pages provide a unique historic record of nostalgia and sheer hard work." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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7 Daffey, Paul Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond
Flemington, VIC, Australia Black Duck Publications 2001 0646412485 / 9780646412481 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Martin Tighe (cover) Inscribed by Author
316 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Lower corner a little scuffed and curled. Internally clean and solidly bound. Inscribed by Paul Daffey on title page. Illustrated with map and b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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8 Davey, Gwenda Beed, and Graham Seal, Editors The Oxford Companion to Australian Folklore
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1993 0195530578 / 9780195530575 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xvii, 381 pp. Very slight wrinkling to dustwrapper, now protected. Photos, line drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse, Davis, Beatrice (chosen by)
9 Davis, Beatrice (chosen by) The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse
Melbourne Nelson 1984 0170064077 / 9780170064071 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
329 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "Quality and clarity -- as well as popular appeal -- have governed the choice in compiling this lively anthology." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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A Man's Town:  Inequalities Between Women and Men in Rural Australia, Dempsey, Ken
10 Dempsey, Ken A Man's Town: Inequalities Between Women and Men in Rural Australia
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1992 019554997X / 9780195549973 First Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
325 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "How could you call it anything but a man's town; it's made for them: what with all its sporting activities, pubs and clubs. While men play we're often busy raising money to keep one of their clubs going." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw, Dunstan, Keith
11 Dunstan, Keith Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw
Sydney Methuen of Australia 1980 0454001983 / 9780454001983 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
217 pp. Light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Wear to lower edges of boards. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally crisp and clean; solidly bound. Black and white drawings and photos throughout. "Takes a wry look at the Kelly legend, and what it has meant for Australian commerce. In the process, he examines why we regard an Irish horse thief and murderer as an unofficial national hero." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Overlander Songbook, Edwards, Ron
12 Edwards, Ron The Overlander Songbook
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1990 0702222879 / 9780702222870 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
303 pp. Spine square and uncreased, but sunned. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white vignettes throughout. "Recaptures Australia's folk history with this complete and unusual collection of traditional folk songs." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Kidspeak: A Dictionary of Australian Children's Words, Expressions and Games, Factor, June, assisted by Siobhan Hannan. Foreword by Iona Opie
13 Factor, June, assisted by Siobhan Hannan. Foreword by Iona Opie Kidspeak: A Dictionary of Australian Children's Words, Expressions and Games
Carlton South, Victoria Melbourne University Publishing 2000 0522847900 / 9780522847901 First Hard cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
244 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. "Here is a most welcome tool for those of us who dig in the fields of children's folklore. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the dictionary is the picture it gives of social values of the child and teenage world." -- Iona Opie 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Directed by Ken G. Hall: Autobiography of an Australian Film Maker, Hall, Ken G.
14 Hall, Ken G. Directed by Ken G. Hall: Autobiography of an Australian Film Maker
Lansdowne Press 1977 0701806702 / 9780701806705 First Hard Cover Good Good Quarto Inscribed by Author
216 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Old water stains to lower front edge of boards, reverse of dj, and lower page margins (the margin stains are invisible but have produced a single small dimple-like wave near the lower fore edge of each page). Faint yellowing to page edges. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Inscribed by author to Tom and Nell. Two-page, stapled, typewritten "Testimonial -- Ken G. Hall" by Tom Cadwallader is laid in, along with a publisher's bookmark invitation to the book's launce "by the Hon. E. G. Whitlam, Q.C., M.P." Illustrated with b/w photos, stills. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The King of Ballyhoo: Australian Ballads and Verse, Harper, Edward Lawrence
15 Harper, Edward Lawrence The King of Ballyhoo: Australian Ballads and Verse
Hidden Valley. Qld Horse Shoe Bend Publishers 1978 9059623906 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Eero Jakku (Jacko) 
64 pp. Spine lightly sunned. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. A little foxing to first and last few pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour illustrations throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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More than a Game: The Real Story of Australian Rules Football, Hess, Rob, and Bob Stewart. Foreword by
16 Hess, Rob, and Bob Stewart. Foreword by More than a Game: The Real Story of Australian Rules Football
Melbourne University Press 1998 0522847722 / 9780522847727 First Paperback Fine Octavo 
xvi, 304 pp. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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17 Inglis, Andrea Beside the Seaside: Victorian Resorts in the Nineteenth Century
Carlton South Melbourne University Press / The Miegunyah Press 2000 0522848656 / 9780522848656 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Landscape Quarto 
116 pp. Unclipped dustjacket is a little faded. Rubbing to the lower edges of boards. Internally as new. Notes, bibliography, index. "This beautifully illustrated book will delight today's beachgoers, and satisfy readers seeking fresh insights into our social history. It is the perfect accompaniment to that glass of wine, in that deckchair, beside the sea." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Festival: A Novel, Jute, André
18 Jute, André Festival: A Novel
Melbourne Hyland House 1982 0908090447 / 9780908090440 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
192 pp. Very light edgewear (creasing to head and heel of spine panel, one very short tear near head of spine panel) to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to corners of boards and ends of spine. Faint discoloration to edges of text block. Internally bright and unmarked; solidly bound. "Lifts the lid off the world's premier arts festival" [the Adelaide Festival]. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Lawson, Sylvia The Archibald Paradox: A Strange Case of Authorship
Carlton South VIC Australia Melbourne University Press / The Miegunyah Press 2006 0522852491 / 9780522852493 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
xx, 370 pp. Corners a little curled. Slight creasing to fore-edges of first few pages. Internally as new. Two b/w illustrations. History of The Bulletin and its first editor. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Favourite Australian Bush Songs, Long, Lionel, and Graham Jenkins, compilers
20 Long, Lionel, and Graham Jenkins, compilers Favourite Australian Bush Songs
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1964 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
152 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, including a long closed tear. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Foxing, stains and scuffing to boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A fine collection of Australian songs, accompanied by comments on the words and tunes, and on the environment in which they were first sung." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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