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250 YEARS OF STEAM
Bloom, Alan
World's Work Ltd Great Britain 1981 
 Hard Cover 195pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped. ; 265 x 225mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12782  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CENTURY OF TRAINS
Cooper, Basil
ISBN: 0831712260
Gallery Books New York 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover 256pp; illustrations.; 310 x 240mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12823  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DIVERSITY OF CREATURES
Kipling, Rudyard.
Macmillan & Co. London 1917 The Dominions Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 442pp; (4), blue boards patchy and faded, spine a bit worn, corners a tad rubbed, previous owner's name to front endpaper.; 195 x 130mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12682  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF STATE EDUCATION IN VICTORIA
Sweetman, Edward. Long Charles. Smyth, Dr. John
The Education Department of Victoria Melbourne 1922 First Edition
 Soft Cover With illustrations, previous owners name and date in pencil on front endpaper. A very good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 180 x 120mm; viii, 312 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12577  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANNA KARENINA Vol 1
Tolstoi, Leo
Dent/Dutton London/New York  
 Hard Cover x, 427pp; Everyman's Library, edited by Ernest Rhys. ; 175 x 110mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12827  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ARABIC PROVERBS Collected by Mrs. A. P. Singer, Edited by Enno Littmann.
Singer, Mrs. A. P.
F. Diemer, Finck & Baylaender Cairo 1913 First Edition
  Xii, 76 + 16 pages of Arabic script, original card covers, spine chipped at top & bottom, a very good copy. ; 225 x 145mm 
Price: $120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15064  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUGUST 1914
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander
ISBN: 0370014650
The Bodley Head in Australia Sydney 1972 First English Edition
  Translated by Michael Glenny, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 646 pages 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14012  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BALLET
Beaton, Cecil
Wingate London/New York 1951 
 Hard Cover 86pp; illustrations, yellow boards, colour title page. ; 225 x 145mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12620  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BEACONS OF HOPE An early history of Cape Otway and King Island lighthouses
Walker, Donald
Deakin University Press Warrnambool 1991 Reprint
 Paperback Landscape format, stiff card covers, maps on endpapers showing tracks and discoveries of different vessels in Bass's Strait between 28th Sept 1800 and 9th March 1802, light edge wear to cover, a very good copy. ; Australia Felix series; 210 x 295mm ; 152 pages 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15501  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BEYOND THE ICE Being a Story of the Newly Discovered Region Round the North Pole Edited from Dr. Frank Farleigh's Diary
Murphy, G. Read
   
 Hardcover London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company and M. L. Hutchinson, Melbourne. No Date Given, (1894) , viii, 326, [2], SLM publishers decorative endpapers, original pale blue illustrated cover boards, minor foxing /soiling to first few pages, bottom edge has minor shelf wear, otherwise a very good copy of this very scare title. Book size 195 x 130mm. Whilst living in Geelong, he published Beyond the Ice (London, 1894). The subtitle suggests an adventure story about a trip to a newly discovered region near the North Pole; it is in fact a Utopian novel, showing how Australia (Zara) , America (Ura) , England (Gurla) and the civilized dependencies (Roda) might attain a state of universal happiness in a socialist society guided by the philosophy of Christ. In 1894. Murphy retired as police magistrate at Ballarat in 1916. (Aust. Dictionary of Biography). Digital images supplied on request. Very Good
Price: $475.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13713  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BROKEN HILL 1883-1983
Ellis, Barry
T. & V. James Mildura  
 Original Wrappers 83pp; illustrations, ?author's inscription to title page, small texta mark to front cover.; 210 x 145mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12732  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BUNYA, or Mystery Mountains. To Robe Via the Coorong. A Camp Out in New South Wales. Ornithologists in the West.
White, Captain S. A.
 Adelaide  
 Printed Wrapper No date stated, reprinted from The Register by W. K. Thomas & Co., Adelaide. Contains four separate articles as the Title suggests, 136 pp, (last 2 blank), title page reproduced on front wrapper, original grey wrappers, staples starting to rust else a fine copy of this scarce little booklet.; 150 x 120mm Near Fine
Price: $410.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13134  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS AND SUCTION DREDGERS
Sargeant, E. W.
Charles Griffin & Co London 1934 Third Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 202pp; frontis and 184 illustrations, inc 19 folding plates. Red boards, title in gilt, small piece missing from spine of dustwrapper.; 225 x 150mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12000  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The Grand Design
Taviani, Paolo Emilio
Orbis Books London 1985 First English Edition
 Hardcover LXIV pages of colour plates, biographical and chapter notes, basic chronology of the life of Christopher Columbus, analytical index of biographical names and authors, analytical index of georaphical names, fine copy in fine dustjacket, Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 245 x 165mm; 574 pages 
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14013  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EUCLID REVISED Containing the Essentials of the Elements of Plane Geometry as Given By Euclid in His First Six Books with Numerous Additional Propositions and Exercises
Nixon, R. C. J.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press  1899 Third Edition
 Hard Cover xvi, 431pp; 6, previous owner's name to front endpaper. ; 190 x 130mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12006  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GREAT RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS BY ERIC TREACY
Freeman Allen, G. (Compiled by) Whitehouse, P. B. (General editor)
Peerage Books London 1987 First Edition Thus
 Hard Cover 216pp; numerous illustrations. A Classic collection of the finest railway photographs in the British Isles. ; 285 x 220mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12820  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GUNS AND RIFLES OF THE WORLD
Blackmore, Howard L.
ISBN: 0907486010
Chancellor Press London 1965 
 Hard Cover x, 134pp; illustrations, previous owner's inscription to title page, bottom edges lightly rubbed. ; 305 x 225mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12797  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HISTORIC CHURCHES OF AUSTRALIA
Reed, T. T.
ISBN: 0333251482
MacMillan Melb 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover 150pp; illustrations by R. Beck, signed by author, large closed tears to dustwrapper, now in protective wrapper. ; 310 x 240mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12578  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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IDEAL BOOK FOR BOYS
no author
Dean & Son London  
 Pictorial Boards 140pp; illustrations, no date. Edges a tad rubbed, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. ; 225 x 175mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12825  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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JASCHA HEIFETZ
Weschler-Vered, Artur
ISBN: 0709025424
Robert Hale London 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover 240 pages, 38 photographic illustrations, small library stamp on title page and foredge and on last page otherwise a fine copy of this first full length biography of the virtuoso violinist Jascha Heifetz.; 240 x 160mm Very Good in Fine dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12918  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LAND UNDER THE POLE STAR a Voyage to Norse Settlements of Greenland and the Saga of the People That Vanished
Ingstad, Helge
Jonathan Cape London 1966 
 Hard Cover 381pp; illustrations, maps.Very good copy in defective dustwrapper. ; 235 x 155mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12730  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LIVING A BALANCED LIFE Applying Timeless Spiritual Teachings to Your Everyday Life ...
James, Eliot
ISBN: 0945050224
Dhamma Books USA 1990 First Edition
 Paper Back ix, 132pp; This is a guide for living a balanced spiritual life without the limitations of a particular religion or philosphy. Topics include finding inner peace, health and healing, relationships, goals, gauging your progress on the path, working with teachers, balancing your job with inner growth, working with spirit. ; 215 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12767  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MARIE ANTOINETTE
Hearsey, John E. N.
Heron Books Geneva 1969 
 Hard Cover xii, 367pp; green decorative boards. Women Who Made History series. ; 205 x 120mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12794  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAINEER Helvellyn to Himalaya Lhasa: The Holy City
Spencer Chapman, F.
Chatto & Windus London 1951 Revised and Reprinted
 Hard Cover 446pp; illustrated, fold out map, blue boards faded along spine, very good internally.; 205 x 135mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12652  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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OUTBACK ACHIEVER Fred McKay Successor to Flynn of the Inland
McKenzie, Maisie
ISBN: 0864391951
Boolarong Press Moorooka, Queensland 1997 Revised Reprint
 Large Format Paperback viii, 213 pages, illustrated.; 240 x 175mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12919  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PANDORA'S LAST VOYAGE
Rawson, Geoffrey.
Longmans, Green & Co London 1963 First Edition
 Hard Cover 165pp; illustrations, new endpapers, old library stamp to page 55, no other library markings noted.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12649  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PEARLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF AUSTRALIA. POEMS
Meyer, F. C.
 NSW 1929 
 Hard Cover 232pp; frontis, brown spine, paper covered boards a tad flecked.; 190 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12677  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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POCKET COMPANION FOR ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS AND BUILDERS CONTAINING USEFUL INFORMATION AND TABLES APPERTAINING TO THE USE OF STEEL
no author
Carnegie Steel Company Pittsburgh 1920 
 Soft Cover 440pp; previous owner's stamp & name inscribed. ; 190 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12005  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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POLE AND TOWER LINES Electric Power Transmission
Coombs, R. D.
McGraw-Hill New York & London 1916 First Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 272pp; illustrations, green boards, title in gilt, previous owner's stamps.; 235 x 150mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12003  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION
McMeekan, C. P.
Whitcombe & Tombs Christchurch 1959 Third Revised Edition
 Hard Cover 318pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped, previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12824  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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