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THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD: BEING THE STORY OF THE AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-1914
Written by Douglas Mawson.
Stock no. 1825922
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1930. Very good condition.
Abridged Popular Edition. Illustrated with ninety-two photographs, eighteen diagrams and three folding maps. Blue patterned cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Boards browned and just a little marked. Endpapers and text block browned. A few scattered foxspots. All maps present.
AUSTRALIAN CHIVALRY: REPRODUCTIONS IN COLOUR AND DUO-TONE OF OFFICIAL WAR PAINTINGS
Written by J.L. Treloar.
Stock no. 1825649
Published by Australian War Memorial. 1st 1933. Very good condition.
Edited by J.L. Treloar, Director of Australian War Memorial. The paintings reproduced in this volume belong to the national collection of records and relics, the assembly of which began in 1917 and which was nearing its end in 1933. The pictures selected for reproduction represent the work of many Australian artists who, during the war, readily co-operated in providing a record fo the experience and achievements of their fellow-countrymen. Very large oblong format. Burgundy cloth boards with Australian gilt vignette to spine, no title to boards. 52 mounted plates with text to facing page. Boards a little bowed. Light marks to boards. All plates present. Contents are clean.
MILDENHALL TO MELBOURNE: THE WORLD'S GREATEST AIR RACE
Written by Stuart McKay.
Stock no. 1825595
Published by The Tiger House Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The City Fathers of Melbourne, Australia, decided something special was needed to celebrate the centenary of their city in 1934. The result was an air race that would attract the world's best aeroplanes and crews, starting in London and transiting by the most practical route to Melbourne... Large format. Blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and publisher's vignette to front board. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780956398109. Top of spine bumped and corresponding tiny closed tear to dustwrapper else a lovely copy.
The story of the Sitmar Liners written primarily from an Australian perspective, but also covers the general development of the company and its operations throughout the world. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 1877058254. Spine & corners lightly rubbed. Minor grubby mark to half-title page (cannot be picked up by camera in photos). Else contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
THE STORY OF KURRI KURRI THE KOOKABURRA
Written by Leslie Rees. Illustrated by Margaret Senior.
Stock no. 1323479
Published by John Sands Pty. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Grey boards. 42 pages. Colour and two-tone illustrations. Covers are slightly edge worn. Inscription in ink and brown foxspot(?) to front pastedown. Small brown mark to lower edge of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby/marked with some edge tears/creases.
Puffin picture book no. 45. Oblong format, paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Lithographed by Brown & Bibby. Name in ink and old price in pencil to front cover. Foxing to covers, inside covers and to page edges.
A HISTORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX VOLUME 1 1928-1939
Written by John B. Blanden.
Stock no. 1823910
Published by Museum Publishing Co.. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Australian Grand prix is the second oldest Grand Prix still being regularly conducted. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959467130. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
AUSTRALIAN LONGHORN BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE): VOLUME 2 SUBFAMILY CERAMBYCINAE
Written by Adam Slipinski; Hermes E. Escalona.
Stock no. 2139831
Published by Csiro Publishing. Circa 2016. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781486304585. Some knocks along cover edges. Bumping with tear along edge of rear cover and to one corner. Contents are still excellent!
EAST-WEST EAGLES THE STORY OF EAST-WEST AIRLINES
Written by Archie J. Smith.
Stock no. 2139417
Published by Robert Brown & Associates (aust) Pty. Ltd. Circa 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards with white titles. B/w photos. Australia's Decentralised Airline: the Turbulent Years, 1946 - 1961. ISBN: 1862730350. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Browning to page edges. Bumping to couple of edges; wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to top edge; a bit browned.
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. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and has tear hole to front panel.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Australian Pioneers of Flight. ISBN: 0908175892. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners.
AUSTRALIA'S VANISHING MAMMALS: ENDANGERED AND EXTINCT NATIVE SPECIES
Written by Tim Flannery; Paula Kendall; Karen Wynn-Moylan.
Stock no. 2138646
Published by Rd Press. 1st AUSTRALIA 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards with white titles. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0864381611. A few knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is a bit faded to spine and some edges.