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Sandler, Nick & Acton, Johnny
Book Number: 65917
ISBN: 1856265323
Kyle Cathie, UK, 2004. 4to. hardcover. 224pp. index, colour illus. Very good, page edges wavy. / Very good d/w. Full of practical information, it covers all the main techniques of food preservation with accessible instructions and a light-hearted manner. Johnny and Nick show you how to dry meat and herbs, salt fish and cure ham. They teach you how to build a smokehouse and then smoke your own salmon, how to make sausages, pickle eggs and infuse oils, preserve with sugar, bottle fruit in alcohol and can your own produce.
Price: $35.00


Made at Home: Curing & Smoking
Strawbridge, Dick & James
Book Number: 65916
ISBN: 9781845336578
Mitchell Beazley. London 2012. 8vo. hardcover, illustrated boards, 176pp.index, colour illus. Very good. some rubbing to cover in 2 spots.
Price: $15.00


The U.S. Army/Marine Corps: Counterinsurgency Field Manual
General David H. Petraeus & Lt. General James F. Amos & by Lt. Colonel John A. Nagl. (forewards by); Introduction by Sarah Sewall.
Book Number: 65915
ISBN: 9780226841519
University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 419pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine, owner's embossed stamp on fep.
Price: $18.00


Tactics Of The Crescent Moon: Militant Muslim Combat Methods
Poole, H.John
Book Number: 65914
ISBN: 9780963869579
Posterity Press, Emerald Isle, USA 2004. 8vo. softcover. 342pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small tear to cover at top of spine, owner's embossed stamp on fep.
Price: $12.00


Catherine Certitude
Modiano, Patrick
Book Number: 65913
ISBN: 087923959x
David R. Godine, Publisher, USA 2015. 4to. hardcover. 59pp. colour illus. Near Fine./ Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


THE WORLD OF OLEGAS TRUCHANAS
ANGUS, Max
Book Number: 65912
ISBN: 0959821201
Hobart Olegas Truchanas Publication Committee 1975. 5th ed. Sq. 4to. 144pp, 44 colour plates, 13 other illus, including 2 maps. Canvas cloth with d/w. Very good, page edges slightly toned,foxing to endpapers, owner's inscription on half-title page. Very good+ d/w. Truchanas, the leading wilderness photographer of his day, lost his life in January 1972 in the Gordon River Gorge during the unsuccessful battle to save Lake Pedder from inundation
Price: $18.00


The Margaret Fulton Crock Pot Cookbook
Fulton, Margaret
Book Number: 65911
ISBN: 0727102222
Summit 1977 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 80pp. index, colour illus. very good.
Price: $15.00


Toys, Dolls, Automata: Marks And Labels
White, Gwen
Book Number: 65910
ISBN: 0713429569
Batsford, London 1985. Large 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Hailstorm Over Truk Lagoon
Lindemann, Klaus
Book Number: 65909
ISBN: 9622201164
Maruzen Asia, Singapore 1982. 8vo. softcover. 370pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers & covers.
Price: $40.00


Australians and Greeks: Volume I, The Early Years
Gilchrist, Hugh
Book Number: 65908
ISBN: 1875684018
Halstead Press, Sydney, 1992. Large 8vo. hardcover. 431pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $40.00


The Wood Handbook. An Illustrated Guide to 100 Decorative Woods and Their Uses.
Gibbs, Nick
Book Number: 65907
ISBN: 9781845661595
New Burlington Books, London 2006. 8vo. hardcover, ring binding. 256pp. index, colour illus. Very good.
Price: $28.00


Leonardo Da Vinci: 1452-1519: The Complete Paintings and Drawings
Zollner, Frank
Book Number: 65906
ISBN: 9783822838273
TASCHEN 2007. Folio. hardcover in slipcase. 695pp. colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w whis is delaminating a little on the top edge of spine. / Very good+ slipcase.
Price: $150.00


Historic homesteads of Australia 2 volumes.
Trusts, Australian Council of National
Book Number: 65905
ISBN: 0726900044
Cassell, 1972, 1976. 4to.hardcovers laminated boards, 300pp, 320pp. colour & b/w illus. very good - near fine, light foxing to endpaers on volume one. / Very good d/ws.
Price: $45.00


The curly pyjama letters
Leunig, Michael
Book Number: 65904
ISBN: 0670040231
Ringwood, Vic. Viking 2001 8vo hardcover 73pp, b/w illus. near fine / near fine d/w.
Price: $12.00


Yates Roses - A Practical Guide to Over 300 Roses for Australia and New Zealand
Mann, Roger
Book Number: 65903
ISBN: 0732270715
HarperCollins, Australia 2002 8vo. softcover. 464pp. index, colour illus. Very good+.
Price: $18.00


Australian Aboriginal Myths. 4 vols. I: The Dreamtime; II: The Dawn of Time; III: The First Sunrise; IV: Dreamtime Heritage.
Mountford, Charles P.
Book Number: 65902
ISBN: 
Rigby Limited, Adelaide. 4 vols. Large 8vo. hardcovers. Colour & b/w illus. Very good. Some light foxing on endpapers, volumes II & IV have owner's inscription on feps. / Very good d/ws.
Price: $45.00


The New Illustrated Bible: The Holy Bible With Concise Introductions to the Several Books.+ Bible Dictionary or Compendium of Information Regarding the Names, Places, Natural History, and General Subjects Mentioned in Scriptures.
Macleod, Donald, Reverend (Editor)
Book Number: 65901
ISBN: 
J. S. Virtue & Co., Limited, London, n.d. circa 1880 Folio. hardcovers. rebound in leather with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.Complete 3 volumes + Dictionary, (volumes 2,3 & dictionary bound together). pp.994, 558, 46,16. 47 full page b/w engravings on steel with tissue guards, in text illus. Very good condition with some foxing, mainly on prelims & page edges. Some rubbing to cover edges. Very heavy set, extra post will apply if being sent outside of Australia.
Price: $2600.00


The Head-Hunters of Borneo
Bock, Carl
Book Number: 65900
ISBN: 705415120
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1986 8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 342pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+. Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep.
Price: $25.00


The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Volumes I and II, A to M and M to Z
Little, William (prepared by)
Book Number: 65899
ISBN: 
Guild / BCA, 1983. 4tos. blue cloth hardcovers. 2672pp. Very good, prelims creased, a little specking to cover. / no d/ws.
Price: $55.00


Between man and beast: an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the adventure that took the Victorian world by storm.
Reel, Monte
Book Number: 65898
ISBN: 9780385534222
Doubleday, New York 2013. 8vo. hardcover. 331pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Kennedy of Cape York
Beale, Edgar
Book Number: 65897
ISBN: 0851790062
Adelaide Rigby 1970 8vo hardcover 281pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w with lightly faded spine.
Price: $18.00


Bound for Botany Bay
Clune, Frank
Book Number: 65896
ISBN: 
Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1964. 8vo. hardcover. 203pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 1965 Narrative of a Voyage in 1798 aboard the Death Ship
Price: $28.00


Wireless for Beginners
Boltz, C. L.
Book Number: 65895
ISBN: 
London: George G Harrap & Co, 1958. 4th edition. 8vo. Red cloth hard cover, 272pp. index. b/w frontis. very good, owner's details on fep. / Fair d/w with some small tears & chips.
Price: $25.00


The Eavesdroppers. The best kept secret of World War 2.
Bleakley, Jack
Book Number: 65894
ISBN: 064630786x
J. Bleakley, Balwyn, Vic. 1996. 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 261pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good. Some light foxing to cover, fep. and edge, two small tears at the bottom of the spine.
Price: $150.00


The Ghosts of Roebuck Bay : The 1942 Attack on Broome and its Tragic Aftermath
Shaw, Ian W.
Book Number: 65893
ISBN: 9781742612362
Pan Macmillan Australia, 2014. 8vo. softcover. 282pp. Very good.
Price: $12.00


The Japanese Thrust (Australia in the War of 1939-1945)
Wigmore, Lionel
Book Number: 65892
ISBN: 
Australian War Memorial, 1957 Large 8vo. hardcover. 715pp. index. + b/w plates. Very good, foxing to endpapers, some spotting to cloth on rear board. / no d/w.
Price: $20.00


Air War Against Japan 1943-1945 (Australia in the War of 1939-1945)
Odgers, George
Book Number: 65891
ISBN: 
Australian War Memorial, 1957 Large 8vo. hardcover. 533pp. index. + b/w plates. Fair, water stain on page edges, pages wavy, spotting on cover.
Price: $15.00


Iberia : Spanish Travels And Reflections
Michener, James A
Book Number: 65890
ISBN: 0552987328
Corgi 1983. 8vo. softcovers. 2 volumes. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers.
Price: $25.00


Weymouth at War
Hill, Ron
Book Number: 65889
ISBN: 0948699205
Dorset Publishing Company, 1990. 8vo. hardcover. 76pp. + 32 pages of photos at rear. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Hentys: An Australian Colonial Tapestry.
Bassett, Marnie
Book Number: 65888
ISBN: 
Melbourne University Press, 1955. 8vo. softcover. 578pp. index, b/w illus., map, endpaper maps. Good+, small crease on top corner.
Price: $20.00


Letters from Holman's Find
Hummerston, Ian
Book Number: 65887
ISBN: 9781921206962
Sid Harta, Australia, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 260pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $10.00


Old Torrington. A History of Torrington and District 1881 - 1981
Cremer, V. L.
Book Number: 65886
ISBN: 
Glen Innes 1981 8vo. stapled wraps. 96pp. b/w illus. Very good+.
Price: $25.00


The Mitrokhin Archive. The KGB in Europe and the West
Andrew, Christopher & Mitrokhin, Vasili
Book Number: 65885
ISBN: 0713993588
Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, London 1999. 8vo. hardcover. 996pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Pastoral
Shute, Nevil - Illustrations by Rosemary Neale
Book Number: 65884
ISBN: 
William Heinemann, London, 1945. 1st Australian edition. 8vo. hardcover. 219pp. Good+, outer page edges toned. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00


A Primer of Spoken English
Sweet, Henry
Book Number: 65883
ISBN: 
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, U.K. 1900. 3rd edition revised. 8vo. hardcover. 97pp. + 8 pages of publisher's ads. Very good.
Price: $45.00


The bond of poetry; a book of verse for Australasian schools
Stable, J. J. (selected by )
Book Number: 65882
ISBN: 
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press 1938. 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 180pp. Good+, owner's details on fep, wear to cover corners.
Price: $15.00


Ghosts of the Big Country.
WILLEY, Keith
Book Number: 65881
ISBN: 085179985x
Adelaide, Rigby, 1975. first edition 8vo. hardcover. (xvi), 243pp, 32 b&w plates. Good+, some rubbing to cover edges. / Very good d/w, rubbed on top edge.
Price: $12.00


Pink Flannel
Park, Ruth
Book Number: 65880
ISBN: 
Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1955 8vo. hardcover. 223pp. b/w illus. Very Good, foxing on endpapers. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Antrim Is My Stepfather's Name: The Boyhood of Billy the Kid
Weddle, Jerry
Book Number: 65879
ISBN: 0910037310
Arizona Historical Society, 1993. Large 8vo. softcover. 96pp., b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $20.00


The Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter, Doctor Mellifluus
Merton, Thomas
Book Number: 65878
ISBN: 
Hollis and Carter, London, 1954. 8vo. hardcover. 123pp. Good+, some foxing. / Good+ d/w rubbed on spine ends. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a dominant figure in the history of the Catholic Church and the last of the Church Fathers, died in his monastery in Burgundy on August 20, 1153. The eight centenary of his death inspired Pope Pius XII to issue one of his most significant encyclical letters..Doctor Mellifluus.
Price: $18.00


The Shell Combined Book of Knots and Ropework (Practical and Decorative)
Fry, Eric C.
Book Number: 65877
ISBN: 0715381970
David & Charles Newton Abbot 1981. Large 8vo. hardcover. 95 knots with step by step illustrated instructions. Index. Very good, small owner's signature on fep. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


REVOLVING PICTURES. A reproduction of an antique picture book by Ernet Nister.
NISTER, ERNEST
Book Number: 65876
ISBN: 
Collins in 1979. Square 8vo. Laminated pictorial boards, Reproduced from the original of 1892. 6 col. revolving pictures. Very good, owner's inscription on fep.
Price: $15.00


Antrctica's Forgotten Men.
Quartermain, L.B.
Book Number: 65875
ISBN: 0908582528
Millwood Press, Wellington, 1981. 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 192pp. b/w illus. Very Good, rubbing to cover corners. / no d/w.
Price: $30.00


Outback
Sawrey, Hugh
Book Number: 65874
ISBN: 0730102289
Milson''s Point, N.S.W. Currawong Press 1982 4to hardcover 112pp colour illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00


Gethsemane
Hare, David
Book Number: 65873
ISBN: 9780571245291
Faber & Faber, London, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 123pp. Very good+.
Price: $10.00


The Glugs of Gosh
C.J. Dennis; illustrated by Hal Gye
Book Number: 65872
ISBN: 0207180679
Angus and Robertson Facsimile Reprint 1993 8vo. softcover, 130pp. b&w line drawings. Very good, foxing to endpapers
Price: $8.00


The Complete Guide to Card Conjuring
Adair, Ian
Book Number: 65871
ISBN: 04980223820
The Tantivy Press, London 1980. 8vo. hardcover. 108pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Fair, torn d/w.
Price: $15.00


Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Fischer, Bobby
Book Number: 65870
ISBN: 0701516097
Cheshire, Melbourne 1972 8vo. hardcover. 178pp. b/w illus. Very good, outer page edges toned, light foxing to endpapers. / Good, foxed d/w with some small tears and a crease on rear flap. Scarce Australian edition.
Price: $1500.00


The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Fraser, Antonia
Book Number: 65869
ISBN: 0297812424
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1992 large 8vo. hardcover. 479pp. index. + colour & b/w plates. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Pipe Dreams : A Surfer's Journey
Slater, Kelly
Book Number: 65868
ISBN: 0060096292
Regan Books 2003. 8vo hardcover 338pp, colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. Six-time world surfing champion, actor, and US heart-throb Kelly Slater tells of the struggles and triumphs he's experienced throughout his life and how they have helped him to become one of the world's most loved sports figures.
Price: $12.00