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NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS
Written by John M. Maber.
Stock no. 2115606
Published by T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd.. 1ST 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Australasian Seaways. 335 pages. B/w photos. Small fade mark to spine. Bump to one edge of front cover. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is unevenly browned with creasing, mostly to edges; a few closed tears.

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SHELL IN AUSTRALIA THE STORY OF A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT
Written by Robert Waley Cohen.
Stock no. 1810053
Published by Shell Company Of Australia Limited. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Shell and the growth of a nation more and more dependent upon the efficiency with which petrol supplies are brought in. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w illustrations throughout. A few minor marks to boards. Corners rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper ie edge-worn and torn with slight loss at corners.

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MY ADVENTURES AMONG SOUTH SEA CANNIBALS
Written by Douglas Rannie.
Stock no. 1606080
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 39 plates and 1 map. An account of the experiences and adventures of a Government official among the natives of Oceania. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some foxing. Contents generally very good.

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STONE AGE ISLAND: SEVEN YEARS IN NEW GUINEA
Written by Maslyn Williams.
Stock no. 1809310
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of the author's personal feelings about the strange and complex country of New Guinea. A double charge: to document the life and customs of stone age peoples, and to use the medium of film for a crash programme of instruction in the arts, crafts, and usanaces of civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. B/w plates. Text block grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge-rubbed.

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WILDFLOWERS OF VICTORIA
Written by Jean Galbraith.
Stock no. 1809281
Published by Colorgravure. Circa 1952. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine and vignette to front. Blue floral decorative endpapers. B/w plates. Colour frontispiece. 223 pages including index. Inscription ink to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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SOME VEGETATION TYPES OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA IN RELATION TO THOSE OF AFRICA & AMERICA
Written by J.S. Beard.
Stock no. 1809078
1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Journal of Ecology 1967. Blue cardwraps. Pages 271-290. B/w photos. Light creasing to covers. Contents fine.

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HISTORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN VEGETATION: CRETACEOUS TO RECENT
Written by Robert S. Hill.
Stock no. 1809061
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A detailed synopsis of the critical events that led to the evolution of the unique Australian flora and the wide variety of vegetational types contained within it. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and charts. x and 433 pages including index. ISBN: 0521401976. Corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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A SEPARATE CREATION
Written by Graham Pizzey.
Stock no. 1711295
Published by Croom Helm. Circa 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos. Discovery of Wild Australia by Explorers and Naturalists. ISBN: 0709940254. Couple of edge bumps.

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BEFORE THE FIRST FLEET EUROPEANS IN AUSTRALIA 1606-1777
Written by John Kenny.
Stock no. 1710281
Published by Kangaroo Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The European discovery of Australia. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0864176457.

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TALES FROM AUSTRALIA
Written by Shirley Goulden. Illustrated by Benvenuti.
Stock no. 1709883
Published by W.H.Allen. 1966. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Five tales - Tale of the Flowers, Tale of the Moon, Tale of the Fire, Tale of the Rainbow and Tale of the Dog-Star. The Splendour Book series. Large format. Pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. Large colour illustrations throughout with easy to read text. 61 pages. Wrapper spine missing.

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FORWARD THE HISTORY OF THE 2ND/14TH LIGHT HORSE (QUEENSLAND MOUNTED INFANTRY)
Written by Joan Starr; Christopher Sweeney.
Stock no. 1709829
Published by University Of Queensland Press. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Includes Honour Roll. ISBN: 0702222909.

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LAND, SEA AND SKY: WONDERS OF LIFE AND NATURE
Written by Herman Klein; J. Minshull.
Stock no. 1808078
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. Circa 1880. Very good condition.

A Description of the Physical Geography and Organic Life of the Earth. Translated from the German of Klein and Dr. Thome by Minshull. Three-quarters navy leather, raised bands to spine and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 300 b/w illustrations. viii and 832 pages including index. Front joint starting to crack. Hinge pulled wide between frontispiece and title page but binding throughout still nice and tight. Scattered foxing throughout.

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