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New Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories

By: Bill "Swampy" Marsh

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: 248710

ISBN: 0733325513

Condition: Very Good Condition


Truth is stranger than fiction in this fabulous new collection of flying doctor stories from bestselling author Bill 'Swampy' Marsh. 'Where's your thumb?' the doctor asked the injured ringer. 'Oh, we stuck it over there on the gatepost, fer safe keepin'.' And just as the doctor turned around to the gatepost, he saw a crow heading skyward, thumb and all. So I don't know how the ringer actually lost his thumb in the first place, but it had certainly gone missing after the crow had flown off with it. From the pilots, doctors and nurses who spread their 'mantle of safety' throughout the remote inl... View more info

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Amazing Grace

By: Bill 'Swampy' Marsh

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2014

Seller ID: 249164

ISBN: 0733330541

Condition: Good Condition


Great Australian stories of faith and friendship in outback Australia, gathered by the inimitable Bill 'Swampy' Marsh - bestselling author of Great Australian Flying Doctor Stories and Great Australian CWA Stories. 'the term "Bible bashing" took on new meaning in our household ... Mum used to suffer from bunions; that is until she started bashing them with the heavy family Bible, believing the Lord's weight behind the Lord's word could move anything from mountains to bunions.' Priests, pastors and preachers play a vital part in the lives of people in remote and regional Australia. Ofte... View more info

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The National Trust in New South Wales

By: Bill Richards [Text]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231400

ISBN: 0727016970

Condition: Very Good Condition


152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 0727016970. ISBN/EAN: 9780727016973. Inventory No: 231400. Hardcover View more info

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Bill Wannan's The Australian My Kind of Country: Yarns, Legends, Ballads, Traditions

By: Bill Wannan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1975

Seller ID: 245745

ISBN: 0851797989

Condition: Very Good Condition


199 pages. Dust jacket has fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Humour; ISBN: 0851797989. ISBN/EAN: 9780851797984. Inventory No: 245745. Hardcover View more info

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Australian Verse for the Young

By: Bindi-Bindi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Bindi-Bindi Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 249783

ISBN: 0646401726

Condition: Very Good Condition


This gorgeous hard cover book is a must for every child. Featuring 10 wonderful original poems by Bindi-Bindi and beautifully illustrated, it is suitable for children up to 8 years old. The poems are all about Australian animals. 56 pages. Illustrator: Lynne Wilson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse; Children; Children's::Children's Poetry. ISBN: 0646401726. ISBN/EAN: 9780646401720. Inventory No: 249783. Hardcover View more info

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To Build A Nation: Infrastructure, Cities, Planning, Design

By: Birrell, Mark [Introduction]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Design Masters Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244720

ISBN: 097758660X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Examines the Australian experience of private infrastructure investment and public private partnerships through a selection of articles. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 097758660X. ISBN/EAN: 9780977586608. Inventory No: 244720. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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An Incredible Race of People: A Passionate History of Australia

By: Bob Katter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pier 9: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249627

ISBN: 1742665810

Condition: Very Good Condition


'In 1988, Queensland politician Bob Katter Jnr was, at short notice, called upon to officiate and entertain the King and Queen of Spain. At dinner the three discussed Australian white settlement and our forebears, prompting Queen Sofia to remark, 'What an incredible race of people you are.' Today Bob Katter Jnr is one of the country's best known federal politicians. He's forthright, outspoken and has achieved extraordinary notoriety as a politician of real conviction across an astonishing breadth of issues that defy all attempts at easy categorisation. Bob Katter is a complex man, and he's pas... View more info

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Collective Wisdom: Interviews with Prominent Australians

By: Brett kelly [Interviews]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Clown Publishing: 1998

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 238405

ISBN: 0646349996

Condition: Very Good Condition


34 interviews that uncover the human side, personal understandings and experiences of some of Australia's leading achievers. 325 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Miscellaneous; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0646349996. ISBN/EAN: 9780646349992. Inventory No: 238405. Paperback View more info

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A Century of Struggle: The A.L.P. A Centenary History

By: Brian McKinlay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Collins Dove: 1988

Seller ID: 244114

ISBN: 0859245659

Condition: Good Condition


"The Australian Labor Party has the longest history of any political party in Australia and is one of the oldest democratic socialist parties in the world. It has always attracted wide support from all sections of Australian society, and no history of this country is complete without reference to the services of the men and women of the Australian Labor Party and the fundamental role the party had played in building the nation. This book presents the history of the party – its origins, growth, victories and defeats, debates and achievements." Spine and rear cover faded. 216 pages. Li... View more info

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The Magazine of Holy Cross College Ryde Volume 45

By: Brothers of St Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Private Publication: 1998

Seller ID: 243218

Condition: Very Good Condition


132 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Australian::Australia - NSW. Inventory No: 243218. Paperback View more info

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Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller

By: Bruce Clark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co: 2017

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 235705

ISBN: 1681819058

Condition: New Book


In this riveting new novel, the Australian Minister of Defence goes missing when her helicopter crashes in the Australian Outback. Meanwhile, the perpetrators of a terrorist attack on Surfers Paradise, Australia's beach playground, have survived their attack and are being illegally detained nearby at an outback base for interrogation. Foreign agents arrive in the area and attempt to free the terrorists. Will the minister become a hostage for their release? Security forces believe the answer might come from Saxony Knight, a citizen infiltrator of the Paradise attack, but she's disappeared from ... View more info

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The Republic - A Prophet Re-Armed

By: Bryan Lobascher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Self Published: 2000

Seller ID: 158221

ISBN: 0646392948

Condition: Very Good


159 pages. Copy is neat and clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian; Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 0646392948. ISBN/EAN: 9780646392943. Inventory No: 158221. Paperback View more info

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Whitethorn - A Novel of Africa

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Seller ID: 230067

ISBN: 067002922X

Condition: Very Good Condition


From Bryce Courtenay comes a novel of Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany. Tom's English name proves sufficient for him to be ostracised, marking him as an outsider. And so begin some of life's tougher lessons for th... View more info

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Fishing For Stars

By: Bryce Courtenay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240684

ISBN: 0670072745

Condition: Very Good Condition


Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable - but very different - women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have... View more info

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Short Story Discovery

By: C. Coroneos

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, The Macmillan Company: 1982

Seller ID: 226675

ISBN: 0333119657

Condition: Good Condition


185 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0333119657. ISBN/EAN: 9780333119655. Inventory No: 226675. Paperback View more info

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The World of The Sentimental Bloke

By: C. J. Dennis - Barry Watts [Compiled]

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Seller ID: 248304

Condition: Good Condition


A fascinating scrapbook, an affectionate look at Dennis and his work, the films and plays based on his work. 128 pages. Dust jacket has fading to spine edge. Inscription to previous owner on front blank endpaper. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Biography & Autobiography; Biography. Inventory No: 248304. Hardcover View more info

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Yacker - Australian Writers Talk About Their Work

By: Candida Baker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Books: 1986

Seller ID: 232031

ISBN: 0330270648

Condition: Good Condition


Christina Stead, Peter Carey, Helen Garner et al 314 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Australian::Australian History. ISBN: 0330270648. ISBN/EAN: 9780330270649. Inventory No: 232031. Paperback View more info

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The Auctioneers: Lawsons The First 100 Years

By: Carl Ruhen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ayrers & James Heritage Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243869

ISBN: 0949256005

Condition: Very Good Condition


Two remarkable men, James R. Lawson, founder of the company and his son Max, who with a combination of skill, enterprise, humour and a special brand of individuality, guided the company to the pre-eminence it enjoys today. 160 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Australia; Genealogy & Local History; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0949256005. ISBN/EAN: 9780949256003. Inventory No: 243869. Hardcover View more info