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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.

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WELSH CONVICT WOMEN
Written by Deirdre Beddoe.
Stock no. 2132871
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of women transported from Wales to Australia 1787-1852. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807334. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 2132810
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Emigrant Ships, The Wool Clippers, The Iron Clippers and The New Zealand Trade. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and plans. 384 pages includes index. Spine bumped. Base of spine and lower corners rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper, covered in self-adhesive clear film, is discoloured at edges, slightly creased to front flap with tiny nicks at corners.

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MURRAY OF YARRALUMLA
Written by Gwendoline Wilson.
Stock no. 2132510
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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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.

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THE BLUE OF CAPRICORN
Written by Eugene Burdick. Illustrated by William Hofmann.
Stock no. 1818943
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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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