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Modern

The Black Troopers and Other Stories

Religious Tract Society, London. no date c1909) Hardcover Octavo, red decorated cloth stamped in black. 320 pages 200mm x135mm wt 420gms. Spine part detached covers marked and hinges cracked binding loose. Foxing inside but all readable. Illustrated fp.The title novella (in 7 chapters) is set in Australia: relations between Aborigines and colonists in 1849; action takes place near Lake Boga, Lower Murray River. Also contains the stories Captain Stauncy"s Vow, The Forged Will, and Just in Time: A Detective Story. Stamped inside  HMS Terrible which was launched in 1895

$25             Booksearch $50+

   

Nancy CATO

Forefathers
New English Library
 1st Ed  1983 isbn 0450049183  hb no dj brown cloth well used covers marked a little binding a little loose 225mm x 130mm wt1.2kg
$4 

Michael DELVING

The Devil Finds Work
Thriller Book Club
1971 GC no dj spine faded.222pages 190mm x 120mm wt400gms
$4

Nicholas Gage

The Bourlotas Fortune
Holt Rinehart & Winston NY
1st Ed 1975 HB dj VGC red cloth anf gilt 453pp 235mm x 150mm wt 1kg. isbn 0030150965.A sweeping saga of wealth and passion-the novel of a tempestuous Greek family that forged a fabulous empire.
$5

Richard GORDON   

Doctor in Love
Publisher: Michael Joseph London 1957 first edition, black cloth, 188pp, VG, DustJacket 400gms packed 205mm x 135mm
$7
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Naomi JACOB

Poor Straws
Publisher: Hutchinson London c1941;  NF/VG slight marks on covers of a very scarce title.Blue Cloth embossed covers, firm binding little use stated 21st Thousand. Inscribed P. Amos 1941. Naomi Jacobs is famous as a novelist, playwright, actress, and suffragette 180mm x 110mm Wt300gms
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Naomi JACOB

The Irish Boy
The Book Club
London no date c 1954 Hardback 252 pp. ISBN: None Book Condition: Fair no dj light blue cloth covers, no date e[pilogue dated 1954, illustrated d/w a little foxed and rubbed The true story of a little Irish boy with a sweet voice who rose to international fame as an opera singer - a story of aspiration and success aptly termed by its author a 'romantic biography'. fp torn
$4

LORAC ECR

Fire in the Thatch
Publisher: London: Collins; 18cms. GOOD-VERY GOOD. Paperback. Published for the Crime Club. Nd (circa late 1950s). 192pp. Wraps are a little edgeworn otherwise clean. A tight copy. Covers a little marked
$5     Bookfinder $10

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Christopher Landon

The Shadow of Time
Heinemann Melbourne London
hb red cloth no dj  235pages 200x130x350gmsGripping novel by this master of suspense, most famous for his novel 'Ice-cold in Alex'. Part of the dj has been pasted on back cover. Front cover has a Mullens Library (Albury) sticker. CVlean inside with some library date stamps on rear inside cover
$8   Bookfinder  $10+ Australia for this edition
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Alistair MACLEAN

The Way to Dusty Death
Pub. Collins London
1st Ed 1973 - Dust cover - good tight binding. Inscription "To Dad 1973 "
220mm x 135mm Wt 500gms packed
$4   Bookfinder A$8

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John Masters

Bugle and a Tiger
Viking Press New York
1956 hb no dj ex lib 312pp a little loose but clean inside220mmx145x600gms
Towards the end of Empire in India this nostalgic record of a young British Officer in India relates the trade of soldiering and the romance of India, child's slight scribbles on pages 3 and 5
$12  
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John Masters

The Rock
Michael Joseph
 1st Ed 1970 HB dj(worn dk green cloth gilt to spine 225x145mmx700gms ISBN: 0718107985 First Edition. pages are tight and clean, DJ has wear and tear, otherwise Good. A novel about Gibraltar. Good Book! part novel part history
$5    Bookfinder A$13

J.O'Brien

The Best Short Stories :1933 1:English
Jonathan Cape
1933 hb brown cloth bit loose spine slight cracks 360 195mmx130x600g. Stories by H.E.Bates etc see pic Edited by J.O'Brien
$6   Bookfinder $10

John Pearson

James Bond
Sidgwick & Jackson
, 1973. First edition hb dj ex lib.  some foxing  isbn 0283979461 220mmx140mmx600 gms 317 pages. Fictional biography of Ian Fleming character.
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Science Fiction

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UFO's

Timothy Good  

Quantity: 1
Author: Timothy Good 
Title: Above Top Secret
Subtitle: Worldwide UFO Cover-up

Publisher: sidgwick and Jackson
Description: hardcover blue cloth, ex library GC 5th reprint 1988 590 pages 240 x 160 wt 1.4 kg ISBN: 0283994967
Comment: Forward by Admiral of the Fleet The Lorrd Hill-Norton GCB.Chief of Defence Staff 1971-1973,Tim Good has made a major contribution in this book to the UFO literature,he is one of the most thorough and best informed researchers into this arcane subject.--- plastic cover and dj d/j but little shelf wear blue cloth covered boards lightly faded spine tight bind and clear clean590pp text inc plates and indices.
Price: $5
Keywords: ufo space aliens
Unique id: 2280
$5

 
 

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