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Occurrences of Gemstone Minerals in Tasmania
1 Occurrences of Gemstone Minerals in Tasmania
Hobart Tasmania Department of Mines 1969 Paper wraps, stapled Fair Octavo 
15 pp. General and edgewear to covers. Stamped name of gem shop to cover and top margins of six pages. Prev. owner's stamped details to cover. Otherwise unmarked. Includes list of minerals with comments and two-page locality map of Tasmania with index. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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2 Report of the Inquiry into the 2002-2003 Victorian Bushfires
Victoria (Australia) State Government of Victoria 2003 0731114884 / 9780731114887 First Paperback Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
334 pp. Light wear to illustrated wraps. Corners a little curled. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and solidly bound. Illustrated with maps, charts, diagrams, colour photos. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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3 Aquilina, Bernie; Reed, William Lure of the Pearl : Pearl Culture in Australia
Broome, Western Australia Kim Books Publishing 1997 187633200X / 9781876332006 First Paperback Near Fine Square Octavo 
iv, 135 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A small shallow dent (unbroken) in back cover. Spine uncreased, internally as new. Colour photos throughout. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Thinking Black: William Cooper and The Australian Aborigines' League, Attwood, Bain, and Andrew Markus
4 Attwood, Bain, and Andrew Markus Thinking Black: William Cooper and The Australian Aborigines' League
Canberra Aboriginal Studies Press 2004 0855754591 / 9780855754594 First Paperback As New Octavo Lin Onus (cover) 
ix, 144 pp. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Voices from In Between: Migrants in North Eastern Victoria, Baker, Geoff (ed.)
5 Baker, Geoff (ed.) Voices from In Between: Migrants in North Eastern Victoria
Wangaratta, VIC Wangaratta Center for Contiinuing Education 2000 0909760225 / 9780909760229 First Soft Cover Very Good Octavo 
Spine a little worn. Corners bumped. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos. Poetry. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 Baxter, John Who Burned Australia?
London New English Library 1984 0450057496 / 9780450057496 First Paperback Good + 12mo 
192 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Page edges yellowed. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates, maps. "The Ash Wednesday fires -- a terrifying account and a damning indictment." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law, Birrell, Ralph W.
7 Birrell, Ralph W. Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law
Carlton South Melbourne University Press 1998 0522848036 / 9780522848038 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
228 pp. Extremely light edgewear (including one small closed tear) to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Shallow creasing to first ten or so pages. All else as new. Front endpapers illustrated; map of Victoria's goldfields to rear endpapers. Black-and-white illustrations in plates and in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "Essential reading for the mining industry and mining lawyers; legal, social and economic historians; environmentalists; and anyone with an interest in the goldfields, the mining industry and Victorian history." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Odd Fellows: A History of IOOF Australia, Blainey, Geoffrey
8 Blainey, Geoffrey Odd Fellows: A History of IOOF Australia
North Sydney Allen & Unwin 1991 1863731687 / 9781863731683 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Signed by Author
viii, 160 pp. Unclipped dj has slight edgewear (wrinkling) and very light dents to the front panel. Boards have light wear (slightly bumped corners). Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. Signed by author on title page. Black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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A Fine Country to Starve In, Bolton, G. C.
9 Bolton, G. C. A Fine Country to Starve In
University of Western Australia Press 1972 0855640618 / 9780855640613 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Octavo 
278 pp. General and edgewear including chips, tears, and stains to unclipped dustjacket. Maroon cloth boards are clean and square. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Railways Map of Western Australia to endpapers. Sepia photos in plates. Bibliography, Index, list of illustrations. "Describes the impact of the Depression of the early 1930s on Perth and the Western Australian hinterland." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Pains and Pleasures of Our Pioneers: One Tasmanian Family 1856-1934, Byard, Trevor
10 Byard, Trevor The Pains and Pleasures of Our Pioneers: One Tasmanian Family 1856-1934
Launceston, Tasmania Regal Publications 1990 0949457388 / 9780949457387 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Signed by Author
224 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Signed by author on title page. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "One of those rare social histories that by the use of diaries and letters brings back to life in a delightful way the hard but spiritually rewarding life of a pioneer family as they pioneered the fertile plains under the spectacularly beautiful backdrop of the Western Tiers." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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11 Cairns-Smith-Barth, John Lawrence Scottish Family History; A Research and Source Guide. With particular emphasis on how to do your research from the various sources available in Australlia (Volume 1)
Australia J. L. Cairns-Smith-Barth 1986 1862523142 / 9781862523142 Paperback Good Octavo 
189 pp. General and edgewear to wraps. Edges of text block a little sunned. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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12 Carroll, Ray When Winter Comes... Football at Assumption
Kilmore Central Highlands Newspapers P/L 1990 0646002155 / 9780646002156 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
175 pp. Slight edgewear, faint stains to fore-edge. History of Australian Rules football at Assumption College, Victoria. Black-and-white photos throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Chatham, Brian (editor) Historical Aspects of Bonnie Doon
Bonnie Doon, Victoria Bonnie Doon Primary School 1978 First Stapled Paperback Very Good + 8vo 
96 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Page edges faintly yellowed. Two small splotches to rear cover. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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14 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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Whispers of This Wik Woman, Doyle, Fiona
15 Doyle, Fiona Whispers of This Wik Woman
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 2004 0702234613 / 9780702234613 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
142 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Black-and-white photos and map in the text. Bibliography. "Invites us into the heart of Cape York's Wikwaya country." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Dunstan, Keith
16 Dunstan, Keith The Paddock that Grew: The Story of the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Cassell Australia 1974 304299693 Revised, enlarged edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Quarto 
286 pp. General and edgewear, including stains, chips, and tears, to unclipped dustjacket. A few faint stains to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. List of illustrations, appendices, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Emerald in Focus: A Photographic History, Emerald Museum
17 Emerald Museum Emerald in Focus: A Photographic History
Emerald, Victoria, Australia Emerald Museum 2006 095802152X / 9780958021524 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Maps, line drawings, captioned black-and-white photos throughout. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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18 Gardiner, Lyndsay A Woman's Place - A History of the Homecraft Hotel
South Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1993 1875657274 / 9781875657278 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
137pp. B&W plates. "...reveals the history of the Homecraft Hostel, [and] sheds light on the sociological changes which contributed to its closure." Book itself in fine condition, dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Garnett, T. R. Man of Roses: Alister Clark of Glenara
Kenthurst, NSW Kangaroo Press 1990 0864173326 / 9780864173324 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Large 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
128 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light edgewear (wrinkling, a little chipping at the extremities). Red cloth boards bumped at corners. Internally near fine. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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20 Geyer, Sandra Mornington Peninsula Images: A Photographic Essay by Sandra Geyer
Mornington, Victoria, Australia Sandra Geyer 1996 0646287648 / 9780646287645 First Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
94 pp. Corners a little curled. Colour photos. "This book's purpose is to describe pictorially the passion the author has for the antural beauty, the facilities and activities provided by the extent of land called the Mornington Peninsula." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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