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Biggles Flies North / Captain W.E. Johns
Oxford University Press, 1939
Hard cover
First UK edition
G to VG condition. No dustwrapper. General wear; slight ink mark to top RH of cover as shown.
Brown cloth with black illustrations and titles to front cover and spine
$280.00
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The Bone Clocks / David Mitchell
Sceptre, 2014
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival plastic)
Black boards with white titles to spine
Signed by the author on title page
Previous owner's name on FEP
$50.00
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Bony & the Black Virgin / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Ltd, printed in Great Britain, 1959
Hard cover
First UK edition
G condition in G price-clipped dust wrapper (protected in archival cover). Some browning of pages. Worn dust wrapper with minor loss to corners.
Green cloth with gilt titles on spine
Inscription on front endpaper
$40.00
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Bony and the Mouse / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Ltd, printed in Great Britain, 1959
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Blue hard cloth, gilt title on spine
$125.00
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The Cockatoos / Patrick White
Jonathan Cape, 1974
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG price-clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Green boards with gilt title to spine
$55.00
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Fly Away Peter / David Malouf
Chatto & Windus, 1982
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Blue cloth boards with title in gold on spine
Dust wrapper has ‘The Age Book of the Year 1982‘ sticker on front cover.
Excellent copy of one of David Malouf’s early novels
$75.00
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Four Plays / Patrick White
Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1965
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Black cloth with silver title on spine
Includes 'The Ham Funeral', 'The Season at Sarsaparilla', 'A Cheery Soul' and 'Night on Bald Mountain'
$120.00
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In the Winter Dark / Tim Winton
McPhee Gribble, 1988
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Black cloth with silver title on spine
Red endpapers
$110.00
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Isabelle the Navigator / Luke Davies
Allen & Unwin, 2000
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Bookplate on front endpaper
Signed by Luke Davies and dated 28/9/00
Blue boards with white titles on spine
$40.00
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Johnno / David Malouf
University of Queensland Press, 1975
Hard cover
First edition
VG condition with VG dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Maroon cloth with title on the spine in orange with author’s name in white
Beautiful copy of David Malouf’s first novel
$150.00
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The Lieutenant / Kate Grenville
Text Publishing, 2008
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper
Black boards with gilt title to spine
Patterned endpapers
$35.00
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Life on Earth / David Attenborough
Collins BBC, 1979
Hard cover
UK reprint
VG condition in VG dust wrapper
Tan boards with gilt title to spine
Signed and inscribed on title page 'To Margaret with best wishes David Attenborough 6 June 1980'
$150.00
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Love / Angela Carter
Rupert Hart-Davis, printed in Great Britain, 1971
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Signed by Angela Carter on front endpaper 'Angela Carter, Adelaide, April 1984'
$520.00
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Madman’s Bend / Arthur Upfield
William Heinemann Limited, printed in Great Britain, 1963
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG price-clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Green cloth with gilt title on spine
Another Bony mystery
$75.00
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Now We Are Six / A.A. Milne
Methuen, 1927
Hard cover
First UK edition
Some wear but generally VG condition, no dust wrapper
Maroon cloth with gilt illustration to cover and gilt title to spine
Name and address of previous owner on title page
$220.00
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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service / Ian Fleming
Jonathan Cape, London, 1963
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in VG price-clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
O.H.M.S.S. in gilt on spine
Happy Birthday message on front endpaper
States ‘First Published 1963’.
$600.00
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Oscar and Lucinda / Peter Carey
University of Queensland Press 1988
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Original green boards, gilt lettering to spine
Pages browned as usual
Miles Franklin and Booker prize winner
$120.00
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Oyster / Janet Turner Hospital
A Knopf book published by Random House, 1996
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG not price-clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic). Some browning of pages.
Green boards with white titles on spine
Dedicated ‘For Annabel‘ and signed by author, dated 18/10/96
$40.00
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Parrot and Olivier in America / Peter Carey
Hamish Hamilton, 2009
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (protected in archival plastic)
Original illustrated boards, decorated endpapers
$50.00
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Remembering Babylon / David Malouf
Chatto and Windus book from Random House Australia 1993
Hard cover
First Australian edition (printed in UK)
G condition in not price-clipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic). Water stain on back cover and inside of wrapper.
Signed by author on title page
Brown boards with gold title on spine
$75.00
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Riders in the Chariot / Patrick White
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961
First UK edition
VG condition in price-clipped wrapper with small chips and minimal wear
Brown boards with gilt title to spine
The dust wrapper features a Sidney Nolan painting and is covered in archival plastic
White's second Miles Franklin winner
$95.00
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Sarah Thornhill / Kate Grenville
Text Publishing, 2011
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper
Black boards with gilt title to spine
Pattern print endpapers
$35.00
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The Secret River / Kate Grenville
Text Publishing, 2005
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Black boards
Maps to endpapers
$35.00
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Shantaram / Gregory David Roberts
Scribe, 2003
Hard cover
True first Australian edition
Fine condition in fine dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
$160.00
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Thunderball / Ian Fleming
Jonathan Cape, London, 1961
Hard cover
First UK edition
VG condition in G to VG price-clipped dust wrapper. Slight staining and minor wear to dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic).
Publisher’s black cloth with embossed skeleton hand design, gilt title on spine
States ‘First Published 1961’.
$1100.00
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The Time of the Hero / Mario Vargas Llosa
Grove Press, 1966
Hard cover
First US edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Black cloth with gold title on spine.
$100.00
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The Tolkien Family Album / John and Priscilla Tolkien
First UK edition, 1992
Hard cover
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Red boards with gold titles on spine
Produced to commemorate the hundredth year since J.R.R. Tolkien's birth
$75.00
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War Crimes / Peter Carey
University of Queensland Press, 1979
Hard cover
First Australian edition
VG condition in VG unclipped dust wrapper (covered in archival plastic)
Black cloth with gold title on spine
Red endpapers
$160.00