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A CENTURY OF WORSHIP Church of the Infant Jesus, Koroit 1870 - 1970
Russell, J. J.
 Koroit 1970 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, portraits, green card covers, stapled booklet of 12 pages, a very good copy; 240 x 160mm; 12 pages Very Good+
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18870  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWER BIRDS
Gilliard, E. Thomas
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1969 First Edition
 Hard Cover xxii, 485pgs, 9 colour plates, 32 black and white plates, 22 maps, 50 illustrations in the text, 2 appendices, bibliography, index, endpaper maps, orig. green cloth, title on spine, previous owners stamp on front endpaper & title page; 245 x 165mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1410  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BRITISH LOCOMOTIVES from the Footplate
Nock O. S.
Ian Allan Ltd London 1950 First Edition
 Cloth 244pp; b/w photographic illusts. Original blue cloth, corners slightly bumped, light foxing to endpapers and foredges, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper.; 220 x 150mm Very Good
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1450  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHESS FOR AMATEURS How to Improve Your Game
Reinfeld Fred
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd London 1944 Reprint
 Cloth xi, 98pp; original red cloth, spine faded, previous owner's stamp to front free endpaper, otherwise nice copy.; 190 x 130mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1526  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COINS IN HISTORY a Survey of Coinage from the Reform of Diocletian to the Latin Monetary Union.
Porteous, John
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1969 First Edition
 Cloth 256pp; numerous colour & b/w illusts. Orange cloth, spine slightly faded, illust endpapers, nice clean copy. ; 250 x 200mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1441  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COINS OF THE BRITISH WORLD Complete from 500 A.D. To the Present
Friedberg, Robert
The Coin and Currency Institute, Inc. New York 1962 First Edition
 Cloth xi, 210pp. An illustrated standard catalogue with variations of the coinage of The British Isles from 500 A.D., The British Empire from 1600 A.D. Yellow cloth, corners a little bumped, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper, nice clean copy.; 285 x 220mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1445  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CONCENTRATED INCOMPLETE FERTILISERS Their Use and Abuse in Price Review Agriculture
Blake, Michael
Crosby Lockwood & Son, Ltd London 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover xiii, 113pp; dustwrapper a tad creased & chipped.; 220 x 140mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12718  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CONTROL LINE MODEL AIRCRAFT An Introduction to the Popular Sport of Control Line Flying, with Authoritative Information on all Aspects Drawn from British and Foreign Sources, and the Practical Experiences of the Aeromodeller Research Staff
Laidlaw-Dickson, D. J. (Compiled by) Russell, D. A. (Edited By )
A Harborough Publication Stanbridge 1949 First Edition
 Hard Cover With photographic illustrations and figures, green boards a tad soiled & rubbed, new endpapers, internally very good. ; 220 x 140mm; 128 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12707  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CREEKS AND HARBOURS OF PORT PHILLIP a Guide to Cruising and Fishing with an Introduction to the Bird Life By Val Curtis
Hawkins, Richard
ISBN: 0959257829
Saltwater Publications Vic 1986 
 Hard Cover iv, 147pp; ; 215 x 250mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12717  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DANGER AHEAD the Dramatic Story of Railway Signalling
Blythe, Richard
Newman Neame London 1951 First Edition
 Cloth 132pp; 6 coloured drawings, 26 b/w line drawngs, pale blue cloth, spine faded, light foxing, previous owner's stamp. Written with the technical advice of D.S. Bennett.; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1437  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DR. MANNIX
Brennan, Niall
Rigby Adelaide 1964 First Edition
 Hard Cover 336pp; illustrations, dustwrapper chipped with small tears. ; 240 x 155mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12712  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FALLOW DEER, Their History, Distribution and Biology
Chapman, Donald & Norma
Terance Dalton Limited Lavenham - Suffolk 1975 First Edition
 Hard Cover 271pgs, 100 illustrations, 15 figures, original white boards with minor soiling, title gilt on spine.; 230 x 180mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1426  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FOUR- LEGGED AUSTRALIANS Adventures with Animals and Men in Australia
Grzimek, Bernhard
Collins London 1967 First English Edition
 Cloth 312pp; 107 colour and b/w illusts., pictorial endpapers. Colour illust taped onto blank preliminary page, previous owner's stamp to half title page. Translated from German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn. ; 235 x 180mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1513  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FURRED ANIMALS OF AUSTRALIA
Troughton Ellis
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1957 Sixth Edition
 Cloth xxx, 376pp; 25 colour plates, original green cloth, spine faded, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper, light foxing to endpapers.; 240 x 160mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1506  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GATHERINGS OF A NATURALIST IN AUSTRALASIA
Bennett G.
The Currawong Press Aust. 1982 Facsimile
 Cloth xii, 456pp; 8 full page colour plates, 24 woodcuts. Green cloth, top/bottom spine bumped, previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, contents fine. Originally published in 1860.; 220 x 150mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1514  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GOLD COINS OF THE WORLD Complete from 600 A.D. To the Present
Friedberg, Robert
The Coin and Currency Institute, Inc. New York 1965 Second Edition
 Cloth 415pp. An illustrated standard catalogue with valuations. Revised and edited by Jack Friedberg. Green cloth, corners lightly bumped, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper, nice clean copy.; 285 x 220mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1444  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HANDBOOK OF NEW GUINEA BIRDS
Rand, Austin L. & Gilliard, E. Thomas
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover x, 612pgs, 5 colour plates, 76 illustrations, double page map, additional 16 page index of scientific & popular names loosely inserted at rear, original dark blue cloth with new title label on spine replicating the original title lettering.; 245 x 170mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1411  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HERALDRY IN ENGLAND
Wagner, Richard
Penguin Books England 1949 Reprint
 Paper Covered Boards 35pp, xv colour plates at rear. Illust cover, previous owner's stamp.; 185 x 125mm Very Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1583  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HILLS OF LONGING, Verse By Daniel O'Connell
O'connell, Daniell. (D.P. Keneally)
The Hassell Press Adelaide 1949 First Edition
 Original Printed Wrapper xii, 110pgs, frontispiece of author, orig. blue wrappers, ; 180 x 120mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1385  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HISTORIC MOUNT GAMBIER
Dean Lois
The Corporation of the City of Mount Gambier Mount Gambier 1986 
 Landscape Hard Cover A compilation of text and colour and b/w illustrations of buildings of historical significance to Mount Gambier. Foreward by Sir Robert Helpmann. Illustrator's inscription to title page.; 220 x 270mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1531  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HOW TO RUN A MODEL RAILROAD
Boomer Pete
Kalmbach Publishing Co. Wisconsin 1944 
 Cloth 153pp; b/w photographic illusts. Original blue cloth with title in gold, spine slightly faded, light foxing to endpapers, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper. Revised from his book 'Operating a Model Railroad'.; 230 X 155mm Very Good
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1449  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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JANE'S WORLD RAILWAYS, 1971-72
Sampson, Henry
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London  Fourteenth Edition
 Hard Cover 63pgs adverts, 606pgs, countless illustrations, original blue cloth with silver lettering on front & spine. Top corner of first 51pgs snipped to allow access to table of contents.; 325 x 220mm Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1423  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KINGS FOR A DAY the Story of One Hundred and Fifty Years of Horse Racing in Goulburn and District
Bartley, John
John XXIII Fellowship Co-Op Aust 1988 
 Soft Cover 251pp; illustrations, bottom corner a little dogeared, otherwise very good. ; 215 x 135mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12723  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LAND OF CROSSES the Struggle For Religious Freedom in Lithuania, 1939-1978
Bourdeaux, Michael
ISBN: 0851727301
Augustine Publishing Co Devon 1979 
 Soft Cover xviii, 339pp; illustrations.; 210 x 130mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12722  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LE CRUCIFIX Des Origines Au Concile De Trente. Etude Iconographique
Thoby, Doctor Paul
Bellanger Nantes 1959 First Edition
 Paperback With the supplement ( 2 volumes) , xiv, 289 pages + 189 plates, - Supplement, Bellanger, Nantes, 1963, 48 pages + 31 plates, - 439 photographic illustrations in total, text is in French, a very good copies, Heavy books may require extra postage cost. ; 280 x 220 
Price: $400.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15337  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MODERN RAILWAYS
Reed, Brian
Temple Press Limited London 1950 First Edition
 Cloth v,104pp; b/w illusts, colour illust frontis. Green cloth, spine faded, previous owner's stamp tp front endpaper, light foxing.; 255 x 190mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1481  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MY BEST RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS Number Nine
Kindig R. H.
Ian Allan Ltd London 1948 
 Landscape Paperback 32pp; numerous b/w photographic illusts, illust paper cover, staples rusty, previous owner's stamp to title page. ABC Locomotive series. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 120 x 185mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1471  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ON RAILWAYS at Home and Abroad
Ransome-Wallis P.
The Batchworth Press London 1951 First Edition
 Cloth 230pp; 102 b/w photographic illusts. Original dark blue cloth, front cloth is becoming 'unstuck' at edges, endpapers lightly browned, previous owner's stamp to endpaper, contents very good. Foreward by Cecil J. Allen.; 220 x 140mm Fair
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1451  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ORNAMENTAL WATERFOWL Guide to Their Care and Breeding
Johnson Lt.-Col. A. A. And Payn W. H.
Witherby Ltd. London 1968 Second Edition
 Hardcover With 20 b/w plates, colour frontispiece, b/w drawings. A fine copy lacking dustjacket. ; 230 X 145mm; 110 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1509  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SELECTIONS FROM THE NUMISMATIST MODERN FOREIGN CURRENCY
American Numismatic Association
American Numismatic Association Racine, Wis. 1961 
 Cloth 320pp; b/w illusts; blue cloth, previous owner's stamp to endpaper, light foxing to foredges.; 235 x 160mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1443  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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