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1 Brown, Max Max Brown's Ned Kelly: Australian Son
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1983 0207142297 / 9780207142291 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo Inscribed by Author
x, 258 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated (detail from Sidney Nolan's 1946 "Ned Kelly") wraps. Prev. owner's inked name to inside front cover. Inscribed by author (to the same prev. owner), dated 1983, on title page. Map. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Our Sunshine, Drewe, Robert
2 Drewe, Robert Our Sunshine
Sydney Macmillan 1998 0732909392 / 9780732909390 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
183 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. "Succeeding in turning myth to funny, savage commonplace and back again, Drewe portrays Ned Kelly and his adolescent gamg both as young Horsemen of the Apocalypse -- riding through Fire and Flood, Sex and Death -- and as the psychologically displaced victims of the casually brutal human wilderness." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Saint Ned: The Story of the Near Sanctification of an Australian Outlaw, Dunstan, Keith
3 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 Anthology of Colonial Australian Adventure Fiction, Gelder, Ken, and Rachael Weaver, editors
4 Gelder, Ken, and Rachael Weaver, editors The Anthology of Colonial Australian Adventure Fiction
Carlton Melbourne University Press 2011 0522858619 / 9780522858617 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
225 pp. Extremely faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally as new. "...collects the best examples of colonial Australian adventure fiction, with stories by Ernest Favenc, Louis Becke, Rosa Praed, Guy Boothby, and many others." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Ned Kelly: The Last Stand, Jones, Ian (Editor), Thomas Carrington
5 Jones, Ian (Editor), Thomas Carrington Ned Kelly: The Last Stand
South Melbourne Lothian Books 2003 073440588X / 9780734405883 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto Thomas Carrington 
36 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. "Ian Jones has edited Carrington's account, and collected together many of Carrington's engravings from the Australian Sketcher and Punch. He tells how Carrington -- Melbourne bohemian, clubman, art connoisseur, political cartoonist and dilettante critic -- came to find himself in the middle of his century's greatest breaking story, which, in an unexpected way, he may have helped create." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Midnite: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy, Stow, Randolph
6 Stow, Randolph Midnite: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy
London The Bodley Head 1984 0370308174 / 9780370308173 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Ralph Steadman 
111 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A few small, very faint splotches to first 3 pages. Otherwise internally clean, crisp, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. "'I should call myself Captain Midnight,' said Khat, 'which is a fine name for a bushranger, but I should spell it M-I-D-N-I-T-E.' 'Why?' asked Midnite. 'Because that is more fierce and romantic,' said Khat. 'There's nothing romantic about good spelling.'" 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Daylight Robbery, Tullipan, Ron
7 Tullipan, Ron Daylight Robbery
North Sydney Horwitz 1970 0725500409 / 9780725500405 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Octavo 
127 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Three bushrangers ride into a road-keeper's place one morning and make it their base of operations for one day's plundering on the road.... A sharp picture of a hard land where the squatter and his greed are undeniably strong motivators in turning the small man to a life of crime.... The novel is humorous, compassionate, ironic and adventurous." 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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