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SENT FORTH A DOVE: DISCOVERY OF THE DUYFKEN
Written by James Henderson.
Stock no. 1821996
Published by University Of Western Australia Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
In 1606 the little Dutch East India Company Ship, Duyfken, came upon the coast of Cape York Peninsula. Its skipper, Willem Jansz went to his grave without knowing that his crew were the first Europeans to land on the shores of the sixth continent. His chart lay undiscovered in the archives for many years. Nearly 400 years later, a small group of people dedicated themselves to the daunting task of bringing the Dufyken story back to life including building a replica ship. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations and a few colour photos. This is a presentation copy of 1000 numbered and signed by the author. ISBN: 1876268247. This is copy 340 of 1000 SIGNED by the author. Text block browned, a few foxspots to endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Strong tobacco smell present.
Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.
A pictorial kaleidoscope of Australian trains ranging from the popular steam giants of yesteryear to the modern diesel giants of today's trains, accompanied by extensive informative text dealing with Australia's ever-progressive rail systems. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0908240554.
RAAF CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS 1939-45 VOL 1
Written by Geoffrey Pentland. Illustrated by Geoffrey Pentland.
Stock no. 1819435
Published by Kookaburra Technical Publications. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Visual presentation of dozens of aircraft in a variety of conditions raising from the slick new machine in factory finish to the mud-stained often bullet-ridden combat veteran. Large format. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0858800365. Top of spine lightly bumped. Neat name in ink and small biro scribble to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned/foxed. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby.
A study of women transported from Wales to Australia 1787-1852. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807334. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Terence Aubrey Murray spent the most active years of his life, from the 1830s to the 1850s in and around Canberra. A biography and a fascinating account of the early settlement and development of the Canberra area. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with a few grubby marks.
DAINTREE: WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE REEF
Written by Rupert Russell.
Stock no. 1819036
Published by Kevin Weldon And Associates Pty Ltd; The Australian Conservation Foundation. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Daintree, Australia, where coastal rainforest meets the sea. The tropical rainforests of Daintree are in danger from developers... Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0949708127. Name in ink to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
THE HERITAGE OF AUSTRALIA: THE ILLUSTRATED REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819029
Published by The Macmillan Company Of Australia. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A unique stocktaking of the places which have special value - historic, environmental and cultural - to the nation. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout, a few colour photos. A fat volume. ISBN: 0333337506. Lower edges of boards have small indentations. Text block just slightly grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and a little grubby.
The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.
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.
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.
North of 30Â°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.