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Flavour of Eltham: Recipes and Other Items Collected by Friends of the Shillinglaw Cottage
1 Flavour of Eltham: Recipes and Other Items Collected by Friends of the Shillinglaw Cottage
Australia 1965 Second Edition Paperback Good 12mo 
116pp + index. Spiral-bound. Illustrated throughout. Cooking/recipes with a bit of local history. Page margins a bit yellowed, page edges with some wear. Covers with light edgewear. Two or three small splotches to pages. Illustrations by local artists, ads, etc. 
Price: 15.00 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 9¾" - 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 Near Fine Octavo Lin Onus (cover) 
ix, 144 pp. Extremely light scuffing to covers. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations. Documents, notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Making a Nest in the Hills, Barrow, Joy
5 Barrow, Joy Making a Nest in the Hills
Otford NSW Otford Press 2002 1876928514 / 9781876928513 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
136 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light wear to edges of purple boards. Internally as new. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 14.00 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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Outback Planting: People and Places, Bowden, Basil
7 Bowden, Basil Outback Planting: People and Places
Brighton, SA Basil Bowden 2003 Paperback Very Good Quarto Signed by Author and Subject
173 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled; tiny creases to a few page corners. Previous owner's name inked to upper corner of first page. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Signed on the first page by Basil Bowden and Brian Powell. Includes large, coloured fold-out map of South Australia. Illustrated with colour photographs. "This is the story of some of the lesser known work of Greening Australia in the north and far north regions of South Australia, and of the man who made it all possible." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A Trunk Full of Books: History of the State Library of South Australia and its Forerunners, Bridge, Carl
8 Bridge, Carl A Trunk Full of Books: History of the State Library of South Australia and its Forerunners
Adelaide Wakefield Press in association with the State Library of South Australia 1986 0949268313 / 9780949268310 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
266 pp. Short closed tear to base of backstrip panel of unclipped dustjacket. Light stains and scuffing to upper edge of text block. Slight mustiness. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Carefully researched but surprisingly entertaining, the product of a focus on people and their books." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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When Winter Comes... Football at Assumption, Carroll, Ray
9 Carroll, Ray When Winter Comes... Football at Assumption
Kilmore Central Highlands Newspapers P/L 1990 0646002155 / 9780646002156 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
175 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint stains to fore-edge. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. History of Australian Rules football at Assumption College, Victoria. Black-and-white photos throughout. Forewords by Allan Jeans and David Parkin 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 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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Local Rites : A Year in Grass Roots Football in Victoria and Beyond, Daffey, Paul
11 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. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Lower corner a little scuffed and curled. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with map and black and white plates. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956, Doyle, Edward A. (Honorary Editor)
12 Doyle, Edward A. (Honorary Editor) The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956
Melbourne The Organizing Committee 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
759 pp. Corners a little curled and very lightly scuffed. Gilt lettering on the spine is a little worn. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. A few small scuffs and stains throughout, along with some thumbing creases, but overall clean, bright, solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Black-and-white photos throughout. A very heavy book. Shipping cost will be greater than our standard quote. You may contact us for a quote, or we will contact you before processing your order. 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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Whispers of This Wik Woman, Doyle, Fiona
13 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
14 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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Frankston and Mount Eliza Sketchbook, Frost, Russell (text)
15 Frost, Russell (text) Frankston and Mount Eliza Sketchbook
Main Ridge, Victoria Loch Haven Books 1989 1875308008 / 9781875308002 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Octavo Arno Roger-Genersh (drawings); 
62 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Tiny nick to lower edge of front board. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Some of Australia's most famous citizens have played on the magnificent golf courses." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Bark House Days, Fullerton, Mary E. Foreword by Frank Dalby Davison
16 Fullerton, Mary E. Foreword by Frank Dalby Davison Bark House Days
Parkville Melbourne University Press 1964 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
157 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Originally published 1911. "Nostalgic but not sentimental, it is one of the few books which preserve the rich experience of bush childhood (the Big Bush of Gippsland) for a generation of city dwellers." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Woman's Place: A History of the Homecraft Hostel, Gardiner, Lyndsay
17 Gardiner, Lyndsay A Woman's Place: A History of the Homecraft Hostel
South Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1993 1875657274 / 9781875657278 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
137pp. Two or thrree small faint splotches to blue cloth boards, dustjacket with very minor edgewear. All else as new. Black-and-white plates. "Reveals the history of the Homecraft Hostel, [and] sheds light on the sociological changes which contributed to its closure." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Mornington Peninsula Images: A Photographic Essay, Geyer, Sandra
19 Geyer, Sandra Mornington Peninsula Images: A Photographic Essay
Mornington, Victoria, Australia Sandra Geyer 1996 0646287648 / 9780646287645 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
94 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour photos. "This book's purpose is to describe pictorially the passion the author has for the natural beauty, the facilities and activities provided by the extent of land called the Mornington Peninsula." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Brisbane 1859-1959: A History of Local Government, Greenwood, Gordon, editor
20 Greenwood, Gordon, editor Brisbane 1859-1959: A History of Local Government
Queensland The Council of the City of Brisbane 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library Quarto 
695 pp. Light general and edgewear to boards. Scuffing and faint stains to edges of text block. Library marks limited to three pages in the front matter. Otherwise internally unmarked. Solidly bound. Colour frontis: "Brisbane's Royal Visitor 1959, The Princess Alexandra of Kent." Maps to endpapers. A very heavy book (just under 3 kg), probably not suitable for shipping overseas. 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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