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The Mountains: A Selection of Classic Australian Poetry with Contemporary Australian Photography
1 The Mountains: A Selection of Classic Australian Poetry with Contemporary Australian Photography
Sydney Angus & Robertson / Harper Collins 1995 0207189234 / 9780207189234 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Square Octavo Meier, John (principal photographer) 
65 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped, has very light edgewear. Illustrated boards just a little bumped. Internally as new. A selection of classic Australian poetry with contemporary Australian photography." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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2 Voices, Spring 1994: The Quarterly Journal of the National Library of Australia
Australia National Library of Australia 1994 First Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
127 pp. Occasional b&w photos and illustrations. Articles on: The Procurement and Use of Aboriginal Peoples' Bodies in Early Colonial Australia (Paul Turnbull); Poetry by Paul Conrad, Jeri Kroll, RA Simpson, Jean Kent, Geoff Page, Robert Gray, Peter Bakowski, Mark O'Connor, Diane Fahey, Alan Gould; The Role of the Academy in Contemporary Australia (Andrew Reimer); Australian Reviews and Literary Magazines (Peter Coleman); Expatriate Voices (Bruce Bennett); Prose fiction by Tony Lintermans, Marion Halligan; Stirring of the Gum Leaves (Marcie Muir); Book Reviews. Corners lightly bumped, wraps with light general wear, creasing at spine, some edgewear at corners. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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3 Adamson, Robert Robert Adamson, Selected Poems
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1977 0207135150 / 9780207135156 First Paperback Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
152 pp. Cover a bit worn, a little creased and dented. This is an A&R Modern Poets Edition. Titles in this series are famous for falling apart because of their cheap, glued binding. This particular title has been stapled. The staples are rusty, but the binding is tight -- challengingly tight. Small tear to front cover, otherwise interior is bright and clean. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Ariston, Michael Junkyard Bloom
Hobart Michael Ariston 1997 0646331477 / 9780646331478 First Paperback Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
135 pp. Cover a little worn and dented, but not creased. Small stain to front edge. Pages crisp, clean and tightly bound. Poems and explanatory notes. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Poems, Armstrong, Philip
5 Armstrong, Philip Poems
Paperback Very Good Octavo 
49 pp. A little scuffing and faint stains to covers. Dent to lower front cover. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Signed by the author on the first page. No bibliographical details in the book. "When I had spoken one whispered very softly: 'who cares what you think'." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Anima and Other Poems (UQP Poetry series), Beaver, Bruce
6 Beaver, Bruce Anima and Other Poems (UQP Poetry series)
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1995 0702226122 / 9780702226120 First Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
97 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers, including creases to lower front corner and back cover. Shallow creases to upper corners of last two pages. Small splotch on fore-edge. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Time Like a Spiral Spinning, Birtles, Wilma
7 Birtles, Wilma Time Like a Spiral Spinning
Macclesfield, Victoria Woorilla Publications 1994 0646221671 / 9780646221670 First Paperback, stapled Near Fine Small Octavo Bert Birtles 
48 pp. Sticker residue to back cover. All else as new. Poetry. "I bought a house for whoever heard of a nice girl who had a hollow for a bed." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Verse of Christopher Brennan, Brennan, Christopher
8 Brennan, Christopher The Verse of Christopher Brennan
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
302 pp. General and edgewear, including chips, tears, and discolouration, to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. Edgewear to cloth boards. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Edited by A. R. Chisholm and J. J. Quinn. With a Biographical Introduction by A. R. Chisholm. Notes and Appendices. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Brushstrokes from the Hills, Brian St Alban Smith
9 Brian St Alban Smith Brushstrokes from the Hills
Melbourne Spectrum 1981 0867860081 / 9780867860085 First Paperback Very Good Small Octavo Inscribed by Author
103 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Author inscription to half-title (first page). The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Ngarla Songs, Brown, Alexander (Sandy), and Brian Geytenbeek
10 Brown, Alexander (Sandy), and Brian Geytenbeek Ngarla Songs
Fremantle Fremantle Arts Centre Press in association with Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre 2003 1920731733 / 9781920731731 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Jilalga Murray 
192 pp. Light scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. "This is a wonderful book. The Ngarla songs represented are rich in poetry and emotion: joy, laughter, friendship, sadness and wonder. They show a true knowledge of the country and give an insight into the history of the Pilbara region of Australia." -- Sally Morgan 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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This World/This Place (UQP Poetry), Brown, Pamela
11 Brown, Pamela This World/This Place (UQP Poetry)
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1994 0702226033 / 9780702226038 First Paperback Good Remainder 12mo 
102 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Unobtrusive light green remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Includes Notes. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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On the Fence: An Anthology of Ukrainian Prose in Australia, Chub, Dmytro (editor)
12 Chub, Dmytro (editor) On the Fence: An Anthology of Ukrainian Prose in Australia
Melbourne Lastivka 1985 0949617059 / 9780949617057 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
151 pp. Spine sunned, corners slightly curled, a few small splotches to fore-edge of text block. Internally as new. "Presents the works of 25 Ukrainian authors who migrated to Australia in the late 1940s. Their stories tell of the difficult life back in the old country or their experiences in this strange new homeland." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Clarke, John The Even More Complete Book Of Australian Verse
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin Australia 1994 1863738045 / 9781863738040 First Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xi, 84 pp. Very light wear to wraps. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Mundiad, Clemens, Justin
14 Clemens, Justin The Mundiad
Melbourne Black Inc. 2004 1863951733 / 9781863951739 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
94 pp. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. A mock epic poem in heroic couplets. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Craven, Peter (editor) The Best Australian Poems 2003
Melbourne Black Inc. 2003 1863950931 / 9781863950930 First Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
xiv, 369 pp. Corners very lightly bumped. Faint sunning to upper edge of text block. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse, Davis, Beatrice (chosen by)
16 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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The First-Born (45 rpm record). Read by Leonard Teale, Davis, Jack
17 Davis, Jack The First-Born (45 rpm record). Read by Leonard Teale
Melbourne Aborigines' Advancement League, Victoria Paper sleeve with flap Very Good Very Good Square Octavo 
Light general and edgewear to sleeve and flaps. The record itself appears to be in excellent condition, but has not been played by us. Six poems from Jack Davis's collection, The First Born, are read by actor Leonard Teale. There are brief profiles of Davis and Teale on the back ofthe sleeve, and the six poems are printed on the inside flap. The poems are The First-Born, Prejudice, The Children, Integration, Maureen, and The Crippled Boy. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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18 Douglas, Josie, editor Untreated: Poems by Black Writers
Alice Springs Jukurrpa Books 2001 1864650397 / 9781864650396 First Paperback As New 12mo 
88 pp. Poems by Harold AhKup, Lisa Bellear, John Muk Muk Burke, Graeme Dixon, Jim Everett, Richard Frankland, Mary Graham, Anita Heiss, sammy howard, Terri Janke, Ruby Langford Ginibi, Kenny Laughton, Melissa Lucashenko, June Mills, Romaine Moreton, Bruce Pascoe, Rosemary Plummer, Boori Monty Pryor, Kerry Reed-Gilbert, Peter Stevens and Nelson Hughes, Alf Taylor, Pat Mamanyjun Torres, Samuel Wagan Watson, Brenda Webb. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Blackside: People Are Legends and Other Poems, Gilbert, Kevin
19 Gilbert, Kevin The Blackside: People Are Legends and Other Poems
South Yarra, Vic Hyland House 1999 094706270X / 9780947062705 First Very Good Octavo 
118 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; crease to upper corner of back cover. A few dog-eared pages. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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20 Gould, Alan The Past Completes Me: Selected Poems 1973-2003
St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press 2005 0702235164 / 9780702235160 First Paperback Near Fine 12mo 
xiv, 285 pp. + notes. Very faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. aean 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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