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Flora of Australia Volume 1 Introduction
1 Flora of Australia Volume 1 Introduction
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1993 0644294825 / 9780644294829 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
200 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Floral emblems of states; map of Australia; glossary; index. Colour and b/w illustrations. "This introductory volume contains chapters on the history and purpose of the Flora of Australia project, the origin and evolution of the Australian flora, and the systematic arrangement of plant families. It includes a key for the identification of families of flowering plants and a glossary of botanical terms." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Gemhunting Atlas of Australia
2 Gemhunting Atlas of Australia
Sydney Paul Hamlin 1973 0600071464 / 9780600071464 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
Chips and rubbing to edges of illustrated boards. Prev. owner's stamps to first three pages. Internally bright and clean; solidly bound. "30 full colour, large scale location maps showing geological structures, where to go, how to get there and what to find." Includes index of towns. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Laurie's Decimal Tables of Simple Interest
3 Laurie's Decimal Tables of Simple Interest
London Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Large Octavo 
377 pp. + 2 pgs of Compound Interest. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. All edges nicely speckled. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "With a large number of countries which have been using sterling going over to the decimal system, the publishers are issuing these decimal interest tables. Absolutely accurate to 5 places of decimal having been prepared by computing machine, it contains all the features of the old sterling tables, and a new set of tables at 2%." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Oxford Encyclopedia of World History
4 Oxford Encyclopedia of World History
New York Oxford University Press 1998 0198602235 / 9780198602231 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
775 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally as new. "Its detailed but practical approach allows the reader to gain both an overview of history and a broad understanding of the underlying issues. A clear and extensive network of cross-references ensures that the text is eaasy to navigate, and 100 maps, portraits, and engravings depict major historical events and personalities." A heavy book -- will require extra postage to be shipped to addresses outside of Australia. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Pacific Islands Volume 1: General Survey
5 Pacific Islands Volume 1: General Survey
Naval Intelligence Division 1945 First Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
599 pp + large folding bathy-orographical map of Pacific Ocean in rear pocket (in very good condition). Volume 1 of 4. Numerous plates, illustrations and maps (some folding). "Geographical Handbook Series (For Official Use Only)." Circulation of this book was originally restricted to "persons in H.M. Service only." Internally unmarked; solidly bound.. Front and rear boards slightly worn, spine rather faded and rubbed. This volume covers Geology and Physical Structure; Climate; Vegetation; Fauna; Health; History; Peoples; Administration; Economics; Ports and Communications. Includes Appendices, Includes Maps and Diagrams (some fold-out maps in excellent condition), Plates, Appendices (Pacific Ocean Currents, Salinity, Tides in the Pacific, Time Chart, Hints on the Preservation of Health in the Pacific Islands, Military Operations in the Pacific 1941-1944, Conversion Tables, Index. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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6 Pears Shilling Cyclopedia
Pelham Books 1977 0720710324 / 9780720710328 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
786 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but backstrip is slightly sunned and there's light wrinkling to extremities of backstrip. A little scuffing to top edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Facsimile of 1898 edition. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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steidl Fall/Winter 06 07
7 steidl Fall/Winter 06 07
Gottigen Steidl Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio 
199 pp. Light wear to blue cloth boards. Internally as new. Catalogue, well illustrated in colour and b/w. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Chambers Dictionary of World History, Anderson, Trevor, managing editor
8 Anderson, Trevor, managing editor Chambers Dictionary of World History
London Chambers 2002 0550130004 / 9780550130006 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
950 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing and two small, shallow dents to edges of text block. Prev. owner's name inked to front free endpaper. All else as new. Includes list of contributors, list of panels, list of maps, list of tables. Appendices: Monarchic Dynasties of Europe, and International Organizations and World Population Maps. A heavy book -- will require extra postage to be shipped to addresses outside of Australia. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The New Penguin Book of Modern Quotations, Andrews, Robert, editor
9 Andrews, Robert, editor The New Penguin Book of Modern Quotations
London Penguin 2000 0140293078 / 9780140293074 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Large Octavo 
viii, 588. Light wrinkling to edges of unclipped dw. Scuffing to edges of text block (heavier scuffing to lower edge near fore-edge). Internally as new. More than 8,000 quotations from recent times, extensively cross-indexed. "Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books." -- Julian Barnes 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Australia, Bambrick, Susan, editor
10 Bambrick, Susan, editor The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Australia
Cambridge Cambridge Univ Press 1994 0521365112 / 9780521365116 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
384 pp. VCE prize sticker and signatures to half title. Very light wear to edges of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Complete in one volume. Ninety-two expert contributors; forty-six colour maps and charts; more than two hundred and fifty evocative photographs. Tables and information panels. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Benton, Michael The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Dinosaurs
London Penguin 1996 0140513361 / 9780140513363 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
144 pp.Light edgewear, spine uncreased. Page edges slightly yellowed. One page dog-eared. Illustrations in colour and black-and-white. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture  Volume IV (4), Bernarr Macfadden
12 Bernarr Macfadden Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume IV (4)
New York Physical Culture Publishing Company 1914 Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
Page numbers 1801-2407. Copyright 1912. Tan cloth boards. Excellent condition internally, very tight binding. Numerous black and white and occasional colour illustrations/photos. Light general wear to page edges, Previous owner's ink stamp to ffep and front cover. Moderate general wear to boards, pasted down number "290" to spine. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume I (1), Bernarr Macfadden
13 Bernarr Macfadden Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume I (1)
New York Physical Culture Publishing Company 1914 Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
583pp. Copyright 1912. Tan cloth boards. Excellent condition internally, very tight binding. Numerous black and white and occasional colour illustrations/photos. This volume includes a wonderful colour "Manikin", which folds out to reveal muscles, organs and skeleton, which in this copy is in superb condition with everything intact (handlebar moustache does not lift up; nor does the figleaf). Light general wear to page edges, Previous owner's ink stamp to ffep and front cover. Moderate general wear to boards, pasted down number "288" to spine. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume V (5), Bernarr Macfadden
14 Bernarr Macfadden Macfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture Volume V (5)
New York Physical Culture Publishing Company 1914 Cloth Good No Jacket Quarto 
Page numbers 2410-3004. Copyright 1912. Tan cloth boards. Excellent condition internally, very tight binding. Numerous black and white and occasional colour illustrations/photos. Light general wear to page edges, Previous owner's ink stamp to ffep and front cover. Moderate general wear to boards, pasted down number "291" to spine. Overall a very nice copy. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset, Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy
15 Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset
London B T Batsford 1990 0713458488 / 9780713458480 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
1231 pp. Rubbing to lower edges of maroon cloth boards; scuffing to lower edge of text block. Green ex-libris stamp (unused and tidy, but odd) to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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How Did it Begin?  Customs & Superstitions and Their Romantic Origins, Brasch, R.
16 Brasch, R. How Did it Begin? Customs & Superstitions and Their Romantic Origins
Australia Longmans 1965 First Cloth Good Good Octavo 
352pp. Internally good, tight binding. Slight foxing to decorated endpapers, page edges yellowed. Boards with only minor edgewear. Rubbing and edgewear (only a few very small closed tears) to unclipped dustjacket, now protected. An attractive copy of the first edition of this popular reference book. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Wordwatching : Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist, Burnside, Julian
17 Burnside, Julian Wordwatching : Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist
Carlton North, VIC, Australia Scribe Publications 2005 1920769382 / 9781920769383 Reprint with Corrections Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
234 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dj. A little wear to edges of red boards. Tiny dent to upper edge of text block, which is faintly yellowed. Internally as new. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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18 Collins, Paul (ed.) The MUP Encyclopedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy
Carlton, Victoria, Australia Melbourne University Press 1998 0522848028 / 9780522848021 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xvi, 188 pp. Wraps with very light edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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19 Coutts, Craig Coastal Yacht Navigation
Sydney Cassell and Company Ltd. 1981 0726914096 / 9780726914096 First Soft Cover Fair Octavo 
v, 146 pp. Diagrams, maps, illustrations. First pages up to pg 4 detached from binding. Wraps with light general and edgewear. Page edges and margins lightly yellowed. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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20 Davis, Norman & Gray, Douglas & Ingham, Patricia & Wallace-Hadrill, Anne A Chaucer Glossary
Oxford Oxford University Press 1979 0198111711 / 9780198111719 First Paperback Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, 185 pp. Covers a little worn. Spine and upper edges of covers are sunned. Text block edges are stained and somewhat grubby. Ink splotch to inside front cover. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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