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Syber's Books


Adversity in Success
Hewitt, J. E.,
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate, South Yarra, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. "Adversity in Success. Extracts from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt's Diaries 1939-1948." 800 g; 330pp., 32 pages of black and white photographs. Pocket fixed onto rear paste down includes erratum to index and map. Limited edition of 3000 copies, this signed and numbered by author no 2814. Hewitt commanded an operational group in the South West Pacific during WWII. Based on the contents of letters the author wrote to and received from his wife and on daily entries in his diaries, this book provides an authentic description of the operations of the war time RAAF. This copy also benefits from an inscription by Air Vice Marshal Hewitt on the dedication page, to the recipient, along with the death notice from the local paper of the air Marshal in November 1985 literally a month after signing this book.. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. The author has signed the book on the title page.. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Papua and New Guinea; Military; New Guinea; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959462201. ISBN/EAN: 9780959462203. Inventory No: 0219819. Good
Price: $39.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0219819  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Adversity in Success
Hewitt, J. E.,
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate, South Yarra, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Fair. First Edition. Signed by Author. 800 g; "Adversity in Success. Extracts from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt's Diaries 1939-1948." 330pp., 32 pages of black and white photographs. Pocket fixed onto rear paste down includes erratum to index and map. Limited edition of 3000 copies, this signed and numbered by author no 622. Hewitt commanded an operational group in the South West Pacific during WWII. Based on the contents of letters the author wrote to and received from his wife and on daily entries in his diaries, this book provides an authentic description of the operations of the war time RAAF. This copy also benefits from an inscription by Air Vice Marshal Hewitt on the dedication page, where he gifts this book to his housekeeper "a lady and as excellent a housekeeper as I could wish to have in my old age of 80+" the dustwrapper has no damage aside from the clear plastic that a previous owner carelessly stuck to it, leaving a bubbled surface. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Papua and New Guinea; Military; New Guinea; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959462201. ISBN/EAN: 9780959462203. Inventory No: 0201679. Good
Price: $30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0201679  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Adversity in Success. Extracts from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt's Diaries 1939-1948.
Hewitt, J. E.,
ISBN: 0959462201
Langate, South Yarra, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Signed by Author. 800 g; 330pp., 32 pages of black and white photographs. Pocket fixed onto rear paste down includes erratum to index and map. Limited edition of 3000 copies, this signed and numbered by author no 2805. Hewitt commanded an operational group in the South West Pacific during WWII. Based on the contents of letters the author wrote to and received from his wife and on daily entries in his diaries, this book provides an authentic description of the operations of the war time RAAF. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Papua and New Guinea; Military; New Guinea; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959462201. ISBN/EAN: 9780959462203. Inventory No: 0223894. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0223894  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Challenge of New Guinea
Cooper, Jim,
Current Book Distributors, Sydney, 1966. First Edition
 Illustrated Card Illustrated Card. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 48 pages, map on the inside front cover, four pages of black-and-white photographs, original stapled illustrated stiffened card wrapper showing a price of $.25. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Papua and New Guinea; New Guinea; Australia; Inventory No: 0207235. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0207235  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Forgotten People of the Pacific
Diole, Philippe,
ISBN: 0304298999
Cassell, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.0 kg; 304 pages, includes appendices, glossary, maps, reproductions in black-and-white of artworks, and 125 colour photographs. An anthropological study of the area stretching from the Malaysia archipelago to the New Hebrides, from New Guinea to Melanesia, Fiji and Tonga . The only damage to the book is a 0.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel and a 0.25 inch tear at the bottom left of the front panel of the dust jacket, with the bottom tear having a little bit of sticky tape stain. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Anthropology; Papua and New Guinea; Exploration; Local History -- Pacific; ISBN: 0304298999. ISBN/EAN: 9780304298990. Inventory No: 0226831. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0226831  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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