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Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Ex-lib. with many ink stamps to prelims and outer page edges; number to spine. Bumping and wear. A reading copy.
BLOODY BUNA: THE CAMPAIGN THAT HALTED THE JAPANESE INVASION OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Lida Mayo.
Stock no. 1823487
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The gruelling seven-month campaign from July 1942 to January 1943 for the re-capture of Buna during World War II is known as a 'ghastly nightmare' in Australian Military history. A well-researched book for all with an interest in the fascinating history of the Allies' first major land victory in the Pacific. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715368524. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel and has previous bookseller's address label to front flap.
MUTINY AND ROMANCE IN THE SOUTH SEAS
Written by Sven Wahlroos.
Stock no. 2132529
Published by Salem House Publishers. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Companion to the Bounty Adventure. The full story, month by month, giving the background of the mutiny and the people involved. The author is the first professional psychologist to write on the subject. Cream paperboards, blue spine with silver titles. 497 pages includes index. ISBN: 0881623954. SIGNED by author with lengthy dedication on front endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Wrapper has dampstain to lower edge of rear panel.
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.
CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE
Written by John Toohey.
Stock no. 2131425
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
From the Bounty to safety - 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841150770. Small bump and light wear to base of spine.
Based on Fifty Years of True Life Experiences. Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0968076300. Some wear to covers. Couple of corners are a bit creased.
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.
Card wraps. Aviation Elite Unites series 14. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781841767857.
A unique historical perspective on the war against Japan during the Second World War. True stories of five men and their fellow servicemen who put their lives on the line for their country. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847678225. Horixontal crease to cloth near top of spine else a fine copy in a pictorial wrapper which is lightly creased at edges.
759 + xxviii pages. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Australia, New Zealand, the Islands and Antarctica. Ex-lib with stamping to prelims else contents very good.