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(AND SO FORTH)
Dessaix, Robert
ISBN: 0732909430
MacMillan Aust 1998 First Edition
 Hard Cover 432pp; illustrations. A collection of short stories, essays and journalism. ; 190 x 115mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12897  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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12 EDMONDSTONE STREET
Malouf, David
ISBN: 0701139706
Chatto & Windus London 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover A fine copy in near fine dustjacket, jacket has been price clipped. ; 230 x 150mm; 134 pages Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18388  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A BOOK OF AUSTRALASIAN VERSE
Murdoch, Walter
Humphrey Milford/ Oxford University Press  1945 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 284pp; frontis, small pieces missing from top front & spine dustwrapper; 190 x 130mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6555  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CREED FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM
McCullough, Colleen
ISBN: 0063120682
Harper & Row Sydney 1985 First Australian Edition
 Hard Cover 346pp; maroon boards rubbed along edges, otherwise very good. ; 240 x 155mm Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11410  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DOG AT HIS HEEL The Story of Jock, an Australian Sheep-Dog, and What Befell Him and His Companions on a Great Drive.
Finger, Charles J.
George G. Harrap & Co. London 1937 First Edition
 Hardcover With 15 illustrations by Henry C. Pitz, illustrated endpapers, lacks the dustjacket, a very good copy. ; 220 x 145mm; 285 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22108  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FANTASY OF MAN, Henry Lawson Complete Works 1901-1922
Lawson, Henry. Compiled & Edited By Leonard Cronin
Lansdowne Sydney 1984 First Edition
 Full Leather [12], viii, 1012 pages, illustrated with full page colour plates & black/white drawings, bound in full leather with blind impression of Lawson's face on front cover & title in gilt & green border, spine has 2 raised bands & green title label, THIS IS VOL. 2 OF THE COMPLETE WORKS.; 250 x 190mm Fine
Price: $88.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5021  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GOLDEN AGE. VOLUME 1: VISIONS OF FANTASY & VOLUME 2: THROUGH THE MAGIC DOOR
Holden, Robert
ISBN: 0207178178
Angus & Robertson Australia 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover A TREASURY OF AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S FANTASY CLASSICS. Vol 1: Australia's Fantasy Illustrators: Their Lives and Works. 192pgs, fully illustrated in colour & b/w, includes Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, May Gibbs, Norman Lindsay. Vol 2: A Collection of Australia's Classic Fantasy Writing. 455pgs, fully illustrated in colour & b/w, includes Dorothy Wall, Norman Lindsay, Pixie O'Harris, May Gibbs. Peach cover, marbled endpapers, illustrated dust-wrappers, included illustrated slipcase in very good condition. ; 300 x 220mm; 192 + 455 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22311  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SWAG OF STORIES
Garfield, Leon (Collected By)
ISBN: 0727005847
Rigby Adelaide 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover 142pp; illustrated by Caroline Harrison. ; 240 x 155mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12582  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A VICTIM OF THE AURORA
Keneally, Thomas.
William Collins London 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover 222 pages, Novel of murder - mystery set in Antarctic pre WW1; 210 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3866  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A VISION SPLENDID The Complete Poetry of A. B. 'banjo' Paterson
Paterson, A. B. "banjo"
ISBN: 0207163804
Angus & Robertson Publishers Australia 1990 First thus.
 Hardcover Red cloth with pictorial inlay to front. Red ribbon bookmark, book divided into 10 sections with colour decoration and colour borders at beginning of each section. Indexes of titles and first lines. A very good copy. ; 280 x 205mm; [viii], 460 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22526  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A.B. PATERSON'S OFF DOWN THE TRACK Racing & Other Yarns
Paterson, A. B.
ISBN: 0207153787
Angus & Robertson Publishers Australia 1986 First Edition
 Hardcover Illustrated with colour full page plates and b/w images throughout, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. A collection of Paterson's stories relating to horses. ; 265 x 180mm; viii, 240 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20183  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AGE OF CONSENT
Lindsay, Norman
Ure Smith Sydney 1962 
 Hardcover With illustrations by the author, A fine copy in fine unclipped dustjacket. ; 205 x 130mm; 236 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22793  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ALICIA DEANE
Timms E.V.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1954 Reprint
 Hard Cover viii, 247 pages, jacket not price clipped but has minor chipping.; 200 x 130mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4850  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN AUSTRAL GARDEN an Anthology of Australian Verse
Hansen, M. P. And McLachlan, D.
George Robertson Melb  
 Hard Cover xvi, 306pp; no date noted, previous owner's name to front endpaper. Red boards, school edition. ; 180 x 120mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11088  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN AUSTRALIAN STORY-BOOK
Palmer, Nettie
Angus & Robertson Aust 1930 Second Edition
 Hard Cover 280pp; authors include Katharine Susannah Prichard, Cecil Mann, Jack McLaren, Dowell O'Reilly, Lillian Goode, Charles Gilmour, Nina Lowe, Henry Lawson, H. E. Riemann, G. M. Turnbull, Zora Cross, Vance Palmer, Mary Simpson, Lance Skuthorpe, Bernard Cronin, Frederick T. Macartney, W. G. Brown, Horton Brooks, Myra Morris, W. D. Flannery, M. L. Skinner, J. H. M. Abbott, Randolph Bedford. ; 175 x 110mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12832  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN AUTHOR BITES THE DUST
Upfield, Arthur.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1948 First Edition
 Hard Cover Pages browned, worm hole at foredge of first 5 leaves, endpapers and cover boards a little spotted, binding solid, a good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 190 x 130mm; 241 pages Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22458  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN IRISH HEART
Wright, David McKee
Angus & Robertson Limited Sydney 1918 First Edition
 Hard Cover x, [2], 138 pages, 4 pages publishers announcements for 1918 Season. Destinctive A&R green design endpapers, original green cloth with black lettering & border has 3 spots of discolouration.; 185 x 150mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12498  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANGRY DUST
Coulehan, Norbert
The National Press Melb 1948 
 Hardcover 259pp; fine copy in very good dustwrapper. ; 185 x 125mm 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13744  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANNIVERSARIES. 366 Poems. One for Every Day of the Australian Year.
Aslanides, Timoshenko
ISBN: 1876040114
Brandl & Schlesinger Rose Bay 1998 First Edition
 Paperback These poems define Australian mythologies. They also celebrate the achievement of great Australians and connect these and other people with large and significant issues. They assert the significance of love, work and family in the pursuit of happiness; demonstrate the imaginative genius of the people and vindicate Canberra as national capital and connect it with a wider community in which are described some of the enormous diversity of the flora, fauna and natural and built environments of Australia. A fine copy. ; 210 x 150mm; 454 pages Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19072  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANTIPODES
Malouf, David
Chatto & Windus/The Hogarth Press London 1985 
 Hard Cover 160pp; previous owner's plate to front endpaper. A Collection of Short Stories.; 225 x 150mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8399  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AS IRON HILLS Poems
Hudson, Flexmore
Robertson & Mullens Melb. 1944 First Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 151pgs, orig. red boards with white paper labels, one on front cover, one on spine, with price clipped dust jacket, previous owners card pased to front free endpaper. ; 190 x 130mm Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1133  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AU REVOIR
Moody, Mary
ISBN: 0732911095
Pan MacMillan Sydney 2003 Reprint
 Paper Back Running Away From Home at Fifty. 279 pages, a xmas gift inscription in biro on first page, otherwise a very good copy.; 225 x 155mm Very Good
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12011  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLADS
Stewart, Douglas & Keesing, Nancy
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1957 Reprint
 Hard Cover xxx, 423 pgs,illustrated endpapers, Jacket has minor damage to top of spine & front top corner. This book is essentially a comprehensive selection of the best ballads of the 1890's.; 240 x 160mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2501  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN FAIRY TALES
Cook, Hume
J. Howlett-Ross Melbourne 1925 First Edition
 Hardcover With six mounted colour illustrations and many black and white drawings throughout by Christian Yandell. Presentation copy signed by the authorHume-Cook was a politician and a president of the Australian Natives Association and this copy was gifted and signed by him in his capacity as president of the Australian Natives Association. ; 295 x 230mm; 140 pages; Signed by Author Very Good+
Price: $350.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21370  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE 1900-1950
Green, H. M.
Melbourne University Press/The Trustees of the Public Library of Victoria  1951 First Edition
 Card Cover 64pp;; 160 x 110mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8463  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN TALES OF PERIL AND ADVENTURE IN TOWN AND BUSH, Told by an Officer of the Victorian Police
Borlase, James Skipp
E. W. Cole, Book Arcade Melbourne 1893 
 Paperback Contents - The Shepherd's Hut, The Missing Fingers, The Madman's Tale, A Sticking Up Adventure, Buried Alive, The Night Fossickers, The Salted Clams, Tale of a Skull, Leap for Life, The Lubra's Revenge, The Ace of Spades, Three Golden Hairs, King Rum-Tuts Ghost, Mystery and Murder, and the last chapter not included in the list of contents Homeward Bound an account by the author of his voyage to England from Sydney via America. Original printed paper wrappers with small piece missing from rear wrapper, this book has been repaired by having a new paper spine with the old paper spine laid over retaining the original lettering, very neat. Overall a very good copy. ; 185 x 125mm; {viii}, 248 pages Very Good+
Price: $200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14935  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIANS YET and Other Verses
Hervey, Grant
Standard Publishing Company Pty Ltd Melbourne 1913 First Edition
 Hard Cover [xii], 242 pages, portrait frontispiece, original blue cloth with illustration of a post & rail fence on front cover.; 190 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9406  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BACK OF SUNSET
Cleary, Jon
Collins London 1959 Second Impression
 Hard Cover 320pp; dustwrapper torn; 205 x 145mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6525  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BACK TO BOOL BOOL.
Brent of Bin Bin.
A & R. 1956.   
  2nd ed. viii, 354pgs, orig. cloth in slightly torn d/w. V.good copy. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 367  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BENANG From the Heart
Scott, Kim
ISBN: 1863682406
Fremantle Arts Centre Press North Fremantle 2000 Reprint
 Paperback A very good secondhand copy. ; 205 x 140mm; 502 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22519  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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