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THE SOMERSET YEARS
Written by Florence Chuk.
Stock no. 1818239
Published by Pennard Hill Publications. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on shipping lists held by the Public Record Office, Victoria (PRO). A roll of assisted immigrant arrivals from Somerset and Bristol during the years 1839-1854, also describing conditions existing in the county at that time and the factors influencing emmigration. The need for immigrants in the Colony, the financing of immigration from Colonial funds, and the vessels chartered and the conditions during these voyages are described. Light brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 336 pages. ISBN: 073160136X. Lower board edges rubbed and slightly faded. Vertical crease to free front endpaper. A few minor foxspots to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and unevenly faded to front panel, edge-creased.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES OF AUSTRALIA
Written by David Burke.
Stock no. 1317782
Published by Methuen Of Australia; Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Observers Series A3. Laminate boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0454000782. Spine bumped, a few light marks to covers. Inscription in black biro to front free-endpaper. Top edge of textblock just a tiny bit dusty.
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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Ken Simpson; Nicolas Day; et al.
Stock no. 2130713
Published by Christopher Helm. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Soft vinyl covers with white titles and vignettes. 760 birds in colour. A Book of Identification. ISBN: 0747030235. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned to spine.
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AUSTRALIAN FISH LIFE
Written by Neville Coleman.
Stock no. 2130079
Published by Doubleday. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

North of 30°S. Revised edition. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0868240338. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and rear panel.
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BIRDS OF THE NIGHT
Written by David Hollands.
Stock no. 2127661
Published by Reed Books Pty Ltd.. 1st AUSTRALIA 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Owls, Frogmouths and Nightjars of Australia. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0730103250. A few, light white marks along cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
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OCEANA THE TEMPESTUOUS VOYAGE OF J.A. FROUDE, 1884 & 1885
Written by Geoffrey Blainey; J.A. Froude.
Stock no. 2127112
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand. Originally published as 'Oceana: Or England and her Colonies by James Anthony Froude, 1886. This is the abridged edition. ISBN: 0454007329. Some light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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GREATER BRITAIN
Written by Geoffrey Blainey.
Stock no. 1816342
Published by Methuen Haynes. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Travellers' Tales of Early Australia & New Zealand, Charles Dilke visits her new lands 1866& 1867. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0454007329. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Pink pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125961
Published by William C. Brown. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Some fading along cover edges. Corner cut off title page.
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FLYING DOCTOR
Written by Clyde Fenton.
Stock no. 2125280
Published by Georgian House. 2nd 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. Second edition, revised. The Flying Doctor service in Australia. Some browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing and tears and chips; repaired with yellowing sticky tape.
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EXPLORERS OF THE SOUTHERN SKY A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMY
Written by Raymond Haynes; Roslynn Haynes; David Malin; Richard McGee.
Stock no. 2124723
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, yellow title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521365759. Tape glue outline marks to endpapers, else contents are fine. Wrapper is edge-creased with orange spot sticker to base of spine.
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CHALLENGING HORIZONS: QANTAS 1939-1954
Written by John Gunn.
Stock no. 1815819
Published by University Of Queensland Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume in the history of Qantas. The dramatic story of the Qantas wartime operations and the airline through the chaotic postwar decade. Red boards, white titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w photos. 434 pages including index. ISBN: 0702220175. Light rubbing to board corners and base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
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THIS IS AUSTRALIA
Written by Miroslav Sasek. Illustrated by Miroslav Sasek.
Stock no. 2124280
Published by W.H. Allen. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sasek swings Down Under. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Bright colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0491000553. Light wear along cover edges and a couple of corners. Couple of ink numbers to top of front endpaper. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few light marks.
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