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Outback Heroes: Australia's Greatest Bush Stories

By: Evan McHugh

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 248076

Condition: Very Good Condition


The men and women you'll meet in this fascinating book come in all shapes and sizes, from convicts and engineers to cattleduffers and anthropologists. These remarkable Australians share an extraordinary ability to survive the rigours of the bush. In Outback Heroes, Evan McHugh brings together his favourite ripping yarns from the Australian frontier. He begins with escaped convict William Buckley, who emerged from the forest after thirty-two years in the wild; re-examines the legends of the Man from Snowy River and Waltzing Matilda; recounts one of the most stunning rescues in Australian histor... View more info

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Australian Leader Eats Raw Onion Whole

By: Evan Williams [Compiled]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Black inc: 2015

Seller ID: 242514

ISBN: 186395791X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The story of Team Australia in headlines. Inspired by the Onion, Evan Williams searched high and low for the real news headlines that capture the hilarious hypocrisy and absurdity of the Abbott years. What he found poses the question- was this Australia's maddest ever government? You be the judge . . . Tony Abbott blames forgetting reporter's name on being hungover Barnaby Joyce threatens to euthanise Johnny Depp's dogs Abbott says Turnbull 'invented internet' Senator Glenn Lazarus will be good for Federal Parliament, says his mum Labor frontbencher Gary Gray eats his own hair in Parliament Pr... View more info

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Hide and Seek: Brisbane - Discover the City's Hidden and Intriguing Places

By: Explore Australia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Australia, Explore Australia Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 243910

ISBN: 1741173345

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is a funky and compact guide to the city's hidden treasures. From restaurants and shops to bars and outdoor activities, the book features 40 secret and intriguing places that you won't find in any regular travel guide. 98 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian; Travel & Places; travel. ISBN/EAN: 9781741173345. Inventory No: 243910. Paperback View more info

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Atlas of Bundaleer Plains and Tatala

By: F. M. Rothery

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National university Press: 1970

Seller ID: 241875

Condition: Good Condition


Oblong. Introduction by N. G. Butlin and J. N. Jennings. Just why Frederick Montague Rothery drew the Atlas of Bundaleer Plains and Tatala is uncertain. But he has left a record of a huge nineteenth-century Queensland pastoral holding that is charming, possibly unique, and of real interest and value. Each of the maps is an attractive watercolour, its delicate brushwork and fine lettering showing in meticulous detail the area depicted: its soil, vegetation, buildings, fences and dams. Rothery's mapmaking is a fascinating blend of the medieval and the modern cartographer's art: in part perspecti... View more info

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Atlas of Bundaleer Plains and Tatala

By: F. M. Rothery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 248827

ISBN: 0708100678

Condition: Very Good Condition


Introduction by N. G. Butlin and J. N. Jennings. Just why Frederick Montague Rothery drew the Atlas of Bundaleer Plains and Tatala is uncertain. But he has left a record of a huge nineteenth-century Queensland pastoral holding that is charming, possibly unique, and of real interest and value. Each of the maps is an attractive watercolour, its delicate brushwork and fine lettering showing in meticulous detail the area depicted: its soil, vegetation, buildings, fences and dams. Rothery's mapmaking is a fascinating blend of the medieval and the modern cartographer's art: in part perspective drawi... View more info

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Vintage Stories: A 150 Year History of Tahbilk

By: Fay Woodhouse

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VIC, Australia, Tahbilk Pty Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: 248689

ISBN: 098074881X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Is there a winery anywhere in Australia that has a more colourful history than Tahbilk? Just for starters, look at its founders: the poet, politician, man of action and fitness fanatic, the extraordinary Richard Horne, and the fiery French-born remittance man, surveyor and self-proclaimed wine expert Ludovic Marie. 220 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines. ISBN/EAN: 9780980748819. Inventory No: 248689. Paperback View more info

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Tenth Festival Of Sydney January 1986

By: Festival Of Sydney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Festival Of Sydney: 1986

Seller ID: 232417

Condition: Good Condition


Includes the Wine and Dinner Clubs Picnic brochures and 2 entry tickets at 60c 48 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Australia; Genealogy & Local History; Inventory No: 232417. Paperback View more info

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Nowhere Else

By: Fiona McCallum

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Harlequin/Mira: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 246393

ISBN: 1743567707

Condition: Good Condition


On the surface, current affairs reporter Nicola Harvey has the world at her feet - she's at the top of her profession, part of Australian television's celebrity A - list, has a wealthy, successful fiance and a beautiful warehouse conversion in Adelaide. But appearances can be deceiving and not all is perfect in Nicola's world. So when her boss offers to send her on an extended research trip to investigate the effects of the drought, she jumps at the chance to indulge in some country - style relaxation. When Nicola arrives in the little town of Nowhere Else, nothing is as she expected: there's ... View more info

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The Family Man

By: Fiona Palmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 2009

Seller ID: 239485

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Isabelle Simpson longs to take over the family farm, but her ailing father won't give her a chance. The stand-off between them threatens to tear the family apart. Handsome neighbour Will Timmins holds the secret to building bridges between them, if Izzy can forgive him his past. Izzy is forced to make a tough decision - sacrifice an exciting new romance or relinquish her lifelong dream? But then unexpected tragedy falls on the farm, and Izzy is thrown the greatest challenge of all. As she gathers with family and friends by the shade of the gum-tree tavern, confessions are made, long-held secre... View more info

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Australian Flowers Catalogue for Japanese Importers

By: Flower Export Council of Australia / Susumu Sugiyama

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Japan, AUSTRADE:

Seller ID: 235624

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This Australia Flower Catalogue has been designed to help the export drive whilst assisting importers, wholesalers and retailers to identify the availability and range of top quality fresh flowers from Australia. Contains, English Name, Scientific Name and the Japanese name. 92 pages. Text is in Japanese. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Foreign Language::Japanese; Japanese Language; Gardening; Australian::Australian Flora. Inventory No: 235624. Paperback View more info

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The Mule's Foal

By: Fotini Epanomitis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Seller ID: 246868

ISBN: 1863734546

Condition: Good Condition


In one despairing moment Theodosios abandons his wife and gorilla child and then spends a lifetime trying to get them back. But what's a lifetime in a place like this? One minute you're a woman. The next you're a bear. There's a woman here who is neither man nor woman. And a man who's both man and beast. Here nothing belongs to you - not even your grief. People steal your letters and gossip your thoughts before you've spoken them. And when they're desperate - and at some point everyone is desperate - they go to the whorehouse... From the centre of chaos, Mirella, the ancient whore, finds a cal... View more info

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The Treasure of Pleasant Valley

By: Frank Yerby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, William Heinemann: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227685

Condition: Good Condition


267 pages. Light browning to page edges. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 227685. Hardcover View more info

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Through The Casement [Poems]

By: Franz Holford [Signed Edition]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Private Publication: 1941

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 210349

Condition: Good Condition


Stiffened boards. 32 pages. Moderately foxed throughout. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Poetry; Signed Editions; Poetry; Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse. Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 210349. Hardcover View more info

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When The Luck Runs Out - The Future of Australians At Work

By: Frederick G. Hilmer

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Harper & Row: 1985

Seller ID: 226818

ISBN: 006312064X

Condition: Good Condition


363 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Australia; Sociology & Culture; Sociology. ISBN: 006312064X. ISBN/EAN: 9780063120648. Inventory No: 226818. Paperback View more info

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A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

By: G. A. Wilkes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Sydney University Press: 1990

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 249158

ISBN: 0424001780

Condition: Very Good Condition


About the only contact average Americans have had with Australian slang is the well-known television commercial that promises to "put another shrimp on the barbie" if they spend their next vacation "Down Under." Those that do eventually visit Australia will quickly find an indigenous patois incredibly rich and amusing, drawing on everything from American English to the languages of its native peoples. And readers of A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms will learn not only that "barbie" means barbecue, but that "Down Under" is rarely used by Australians them... View more info

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Historical Sketch of New South Wales

By: G. B. Barton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1974

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 249671

ISBN: 0701813458

Condition: Good Condition


160 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian History; History; Australian::Australia - NSW. ISBN: 0701813458. ISBN/EAN: 9780701813451. Inventory No: 249671. Hardcover View more info

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Dick Boyer - An Australian Humanist

By: G.C. Bolton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press:

Seller ID: 228609

Condition: Good Condition


295 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Biography & Autobiography; Biography. Inventory No: 228609. Hardcover View more info

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The Day My Publisher Turned Into A Dog

By: Gail Morgan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Frances Allen: 1990

Seller ID: 2023

ISBN: 0947245030

Condition: Good Condition


Jane Hardacre, saga writer, wants to write a great novel. Her publisher, Delphine, doyenne of daiquiris and late afternoon crayfish lunches, has other ideas. 110 pages. Illustrator: Nigel Buchanan. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Australia; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0947245030. ISBN/EAN: 9780947245030. Inventory No: 2023. Paperback View more info