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GALILEO A Dramatised Life
Smith, Gerald
ISBN: 1857561627
Janus Publishing Co. London 1995 1st Edition
 Paperback A historical novel about Galileo based on the most recent research and icludes translations of important contemporary documents and letters, signed by the author on the title page, a very good copy. ; 235 x 150mm; [viii], 294 pages; Signed by Author Near Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22006  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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INKONKONI A Colonial Victorian in Zululand,1879
Abley, Barry
Temple House Hartwell, Victoria 2004 1st Edition
 Paperback Historical fiction about Archie Adams, born in the Western Victorian town of Hamilton (Australia) in 1852, he grows to be a skilled horseman with an unusual aptitude for mathematics, which he is encouraged to pursue at Hamilton's Mechanics Institute and the Ballarat School of Mines. Archie's mate and soon to be brother-in-law, is shot during a mine payroll robbery. Archie assures his dying friend he will track the murderers and bring them to justice. Pursuit of the villains takes him to the Colony of Natal in South Africa and then to Zululand, where war is brewing. As a Commissioned Officer in the Frontier Light Horse he leads his troop against Cetshwayo's fear-some Zulu impi, ever conscious of the arrest warrant and extradition papers he carries in the pocket of his patrol jacket. A very good copy. ; 210 x 135mm; viii, 392 pages 
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14806  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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INKONKONI A Colonial Victorian in Zululand,1879
Abley, Barry
Temple House Hartwell, Victoria 2004 1st Edition
 Paperback Historical fiction about Archie Adams, born in the Western Victorian town of Hamilton (Australia) in 1852, he grows to be a skilled horseman with an unusual aptitude for mathematics, which he is encouraged to pursue at Hamilton's Mechanics Institute and the Ballarat School of Mines. Archie's mate and soon to be brother-in-law, is shot during a mine payroll robbery. Archie assures his dying friend he will track the murderers and bring them to justice. Pursuit of the villains takes him to the Colony of Natal in South Africa and then to Zululand, where war is brewing. As a Commissioned Officer in the Frontier Light Horse he leads his troop against Cetshwayo's fear-some Zulu impi, ever conscious of the arrest warrant and extradition papers he carries in the pocket of his patrol jacket. A very good copy. ; 210 x 135mm; viii, 392 pages 
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14806  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MANY A MILE
Martin, Desmond
ISBN: 0170050696
Thomas Nelson Melbourne 1976 1st Edition
 Hardcover Previous owners inscription on half title page blacked out. Endpaper maps, Historical novel set in 1892 along the Murray River country. ; 220 x 135mm; xii, 403 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16371  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NICCOLO RISING The House of Niccolo
Dunnett, Dorothy
ISBN: 0718127064
Michael Joseph London 1986 1st Edition
 Hardcover With endpaper maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 240 x 160mm; x, 470 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20126  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CONQUEROR
Heyer, Georgette
Heinemann London 1951 Reprint
 Hard Cover A very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 190 x 130mm; 405 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20064  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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