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"BATTLER'S" TALES OF EARLY ROCKHAMPTON
Pattison, J. Grant
Fraser & Jenkinson Pty. Ltd. Melbourne 1939 1st Edition
  With 39 chapters and 19 photographs, original red cloth with black title lettering on front and spine, several small spots of discolouration on front cover, else a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; 152 pages 
Price: $200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15017  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BANK FOR THE PEOPLE A History of the State Bank of Victoria
Murray, Robert and White, Kate
ISBN: 0949905534
Hargreen North Melbourne 1992 1st Edition
 Hardcover With index and many black and white illustrations; fine copy in fine dustjacket; 240 x 175mm; xi, 515 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17006  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BLUEY OF SWAGGIES
Wignell, Edel
Edward Arnold & Co. London 1985 1st Edition
 Paper Back 124pp; fully illust in b/w, previous owner's inscription to ffep.; 240 x 175mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2717  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BOOK COLLECTOR'S NOTES on Items Relating to the Discovery of Australia the First Settlement and the Early Coastal Exploration of the Continent
Davidson, Rodney
Cassell Aust 1970 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 138pp; illustrations, library stamps to title page & page edges only, a very good copy.; Ex-Library; 245 x 180mm Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6537  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CATALOGUE OF ENGLISH BOOKS AND FRAGMENTS FROM 1477 TO 1535. In the Public Library of Victoria.
Foxcroft, Albert Broadbent
Trustees of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne 1933 1st Edition
 Paperback With a frontispiece and 8 other full page plates, front cover has minor insect damage at top edge & foredge, previous onwers name on front cover (see scan) , otherwise a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 250 x 185mm; x, 72 pages Very Good+
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21375  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CENTURY GALLOPED BY. The Hundred Years of the Victoria Racing Club.
Pacini, John.
Victoria Racing Club Melbourne 1988 1st Edition
 Hardcover Many illustrations, a fine copy in a very good dust jacket. ; xiv, 522 pages 
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16354  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CONTINENT TAKES SHAPE
Kunz, Egon & Elsie
Collins Sydney 1971 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 176pp; illustrations & maps, usual library markings; Ex-Library; 310 x 245mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5700  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF VICTORIA
Park, Andy (ed)
Day in the Life of Australia Aust 1983 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 160pp; fully illustrated; 305 x 215mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4931  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DIFFERENT DRUMMER the Story of E. J. Banfield, the Beachcomber of Dunk Island
Noonan, Michael
University of Queensland Press QLD 1983 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xii, 263pp; illust, library stamps to endpapers.; Ex-Library; 260 x 185mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4727  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN NATIVE SHRUBS
Holliday, Ivan Watton, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0727006002
Rigby Adelaide 1978 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 219 pages, numerous illustrations, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 190 x 130mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15496  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIELD GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN OPALS
O'Leary, Barrie
ISBN: 0727003879
Rigby Australia 1977 1st Edition
 Hardcover Illustrated with colour photographs, maps, and a colour wheel, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 190 x 135mm; 160 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17790  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GUIDE TO THE NATIVE MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA
Ride, W. D. L.
Oxford University Press Melbourne 1970 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with 62 plates - drawings by Ella Fry, endpaper maps, a very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 260 x 180mm; xiv, 249 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4987  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA, The Beginning of an Australian Civilization, 1824 - 1851
Clark, C.M.H.
Melbourne University Press Carlton 1980 Reprint
 Hardcover With many illustrations and 9 maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 240 x 160mm; xvi, 491 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22814  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 3. the Beginning of an Australian Civilization, 1824 - 1851
Clark, C.M.H.
ISBN: 0522841546
Melbourne University Press Melbourne 1979 1st Paperback Edition
 Paperback Illustrated with 29 plates and 9 maps, cover has some fading otherwise a very good copy. ; 235 x 155mm; xvi, 491 pages Very Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16259  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA. Vol. 1, from the Earliest Times to the Age of MacQuarie
Clark, C.M.H.
ISBN: 0522841651
Melb. University Press. Melbourne 1985 Reprint
 Paperback With 17 plates, 6 maps, 5 appendices, bibliography, index. A fine copy; 235 x 155mm; [xiv], 422 pages Near Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18280  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA. Volume 1. from the Earliest Times to the Age of MacQuarie
Clark, C.M.H.
Melbourne University Press. Melbourne 1971 Reprint
 Hardcover illustrated with plates and maps, 5 appendices, bibliography, index. Ex-library with only library marks are small stamp on front endpaper and mark on dustjacket spine where sticker has been, overall a Very good copy in good dustjacket. ; [xiii], 422 pages Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN SPORT
Howell, Reet & Maxwell
ISBN: 0730208087
Shakespeare Head Press  1987 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Library reference series; 320 x 240mm; 156 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15656  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HOMESTEAD HISTORY Reminiscences & Letters of Alfred Joyce of Plaistow & Norwood, Port Phillip 1843-1864
Joyce, Alfred (edited by G. F. James)
Oxford University Press Melbourne 1969 3rd Edition
 Hard Cover With 21 plates and other illustrations, endpaper maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 206 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19287  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HOMESTEAD HISTORY Reminiscences & Letters of Alfred Joyce of Plaistow & Norwood, Port Phillip 1843-1864
Joyce, Alfred
Oxford University Press Melb 1969 3rd Edition
 Hard Cover 206pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11707  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A KICK TO THE HEAD
Winn, Rhylle
ISBN: 0733613020
Hodder Sydney 2000 
 Paperback A very good copy. ; 210 x 135mm; x, 275 pages 
Price: $5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15582  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A LAND HALF WON
Blainey, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0333299493
MacMillan South Melbourne 1982 Revised Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 388 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22589  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A MAN'S TOWN Inequality Between Women and Men in Rural Australia
Dempsery, Ken
Oxford University Press Melb 1992 1st Edition
 Paper Back 325pp; ; 195 x 125mm Very Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9633  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BUSHRANGERS
Prior, Tom. Wannon, Bill. Nunn, H.
Paul Hamlyn London 1970 Reprint
 Hard Cover 183pp; bottom corners bumped, previous owner's inscription to half title page; 285 x 220mm Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10514  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A RIVERMAN'S STORY
Kelsall, E. M. 'Mick
ISBN: 0850912474
Lothian Melbourne 1986 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, endpaper maps, a previous owners name on half title page, very good copy in very good dustjacket; 240 x 160mm; vi, 265 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22989  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SECRET COUNTRY
Pilger, John
ISBN: 0099152312
Vintage  1992 
 Paperback Fully updated edition, illustrated, a very good copy. ; 200 x 130mm; xvi, 409 pages 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14413  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SKETCH OF BOROONDARA
Bonwick, James.
The Hawthorn Press for the Book Collectors' Society of Australia Melbourne 1968 2nd Edition
 Hardcover One of 250 copies signed by the author of the introduction, Ian McLaren, and the printer, John Gartner of Hawthorn Press, original green cloth with title on spine a little faded, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 225 x 140mm; [x], 40 pages Very Good+
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21229  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SKETCH OF PORT PHILLIP Being a Review of the Map of Australia Felix Compiled, Engraved and Published by Thomas Ham of Melbourne
Arden, George
Garravembi Thumb Creek, N. S. W. 1991 1st Edition
 Hardcover To Which Is Added A Key To The Map Of Australia Felix And Its Squatting Districts In 1847. With A Modern Introduction By Thomas A Darragh, Esq. Limited edition of 235 copies, this is copy No. 77. Fold out map at rear, errata slip from publisher explaining why marbled paper wasn't used on this book inserted loosely at front. ; 320 x 220mm; 46 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22619  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SOLDIER'S VIEW OF EMPIRE. The Reminiscences of James Bodell 1831-92
Sinclair, Keith. (editor)
ISBN: 0370302249
Bodley Head London 1982 1st Edition
 Hard Cover With 15 illustrations, Presents a unique picture of how the British Empire was colonised and what life in the British Army was like in the ranks. Bodell bought himself out of the British army and subsequently lived in Tasmania where he kept a hotel, and then Victorian goldfield's (Maryborough) before volunteering to serve in New Zealand in the Maori wars. ; 220 x 140mm; 216 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22970  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A TALE OF TWIN CITIES Part 1 - the Founding Years.
Martin, Desmond
ISBN: 0949847046
Graphic Books Armadale 1981 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, copious notes on front free endpaper ( book belonged to Leo Lane author of History of Beechworth) , previous owners name on front endpaper blacked out, else a Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 240 x 175mm; xiv, 308 pages 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16161  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A TASTE OF HISTORY Geoffrey Dutton's South Australia
Dutton, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0727006673
Rigby Adelaide 1978 1st Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations in colour and black & white, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 280 x 215mm; 95 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6647  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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