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Publisher: Surrey: Hazleton Publishing, 1987; Green Cloth Gold Gilt Titles. First Edition. Folio 320mm x 240mm Wt 1.6kg 256 pages. The Australia and New Zealand editionfor 1987 -88 of the International Racing Annual for sailing. Bright action colour and B&W photographs and a good text. Many stats and results. The book has faint discolour and slight blemishes on the prelims and the end papers. The dust wrapper has some minor edge wear
Bookfinder  $40+
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Frances Sakoian and Louise S.Acker

The Astrologer's Handbook
Harper Row USA
  1973 hb - blue cloth covers marked DJ - torn and a bit worn 461 pages overall clean and firm GC  240mmx160mmx900gms Glossary. General index. Cross Index of Aspects. 11pages of charts. SCIENCE. A complete professional's guide to the interpretation of horoscopes. Precise, comprehensive and richly detailed, this book moves far beyond the common 'sun signs' to the important planetary aspects - trines, squares, oppositions, conjunctions, and sextiles - discussing their impact on the human personality and exploring their subtle but firm influence on all our lives.
$10   Bookfinder  $10+ USA
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Lance Salway

Lance Salway's Book of Gold and Gold Hunters
Kestrel Books
1978 1st Ed hb dj & plastic cover ex lib.
ISBN: 0722654197 230mmx180x500gms Illustrated by Chris Molan. A wonderful collection of stories of gold and gold - hunters. From the Klodike, California, sunken treasure and the Egyptians etc etc
Bookfinder  $14

SAND Lamartine and George

Prosper Merimee's
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribners "Bric a Brac Series", 1891; Cloth. Near Very Good. First Thus. 12mo - over 6 3/4 " - 7 3/4 " tall. Solid, sound and clean inside and out with a few small marks to covers and occasional foxing within. Light wear to spine ends, pencilld name on ifc. 350pp with index. wt 600gms. slight watermark stain see pic
$17   Bookfinder $25+

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Keith B Saunders

Learning the Ropes. The Life Story of the 'King of Knockouts'
Aboriginal Studies Press
Canberra 1992 PB.Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. The life story of Keith Saunders, the legendary Koori boxer; ISBN 0-85575-237-8  240x170mmx800gms
$9  Bookfinder $25+

Roland Burke Savage SJ., MA.

A Valiant Dublin Woman
M.H.Gill & Son
Dublin 1940 HB 1st Ed. blue cloth cover worn and some silverfish damage, but clean and firm inside. Prize label on ifc from Christian Brother Nudgee 1947 312pp wt 800gms 220mm x 140mm. b/w frontis and b/w illus. The story of an amazing Dublin laywoman - Theresa Malally (1766-1840). She was a pioneer of free Catholic education for poor Dublin girls in the 18th century and she founded the Georges' Hill Convent in Dublin.
$15    Bookfinder $25+


Cars of the World
Methuen & Co.
1st English Ed 1963   hb blue cloth dj(slight marks) VGC 230mmx160mmx700gms  216p  850 full colour illustrations First Pub 1962 as Beremte Biler by Politikens Forlag.
$8   Bookfinder $14

SCHWARTZ Otto B. & Paul Grafstein

Pictorial Handbook of Technical Devices
Chemical Publishing co NY
 1971 1st Ed HB dj + pastic cover VGC po came  ifc 606 pages. Nearly 5, 000 illustratios of mechanical movements, devices, tools and elements all systematically arranged for instant use. 8 vo, 607 pages, Very Good condition in Good+ dust jacket. 220 x 145 mm wt 1.1kg

Phil Schilling

The Motorcycle World
Ridge Press - Hamlyn
1974 hb red leatherette VGC 252 pp DJ(Slight marks) 280mmx230mmx1300gms
ISBN: 0600361926 Mechanical ingenuity and engineering style are celebrated in this panorama of motorcycles' history. Schilling conducts a spritely tour, with expert precision, through motorcycling's past and present. His text is embellished by a marvelous array of photographs, including spectacular color portraits of great machines taken especially for this book by Douglas Wharton Mellor.. First Edition.
Bookfinder  $4 - $24

Earl Schneider

All About Parakeets
Practical science Publishing
1955 sc 125pp fair cond.clean 185mmx130x100gms.First Edition. "An essential book for every Budgie owner-". Pages of book age darkened, dj is shelf rubbed and lightly edge worn.

Robin May Schott

Cognition and Eros
A Critique of the Kantian Paradigm220x140x500gms hb dj
Beacon Press
1988 247pp., Notes, Biblio., Index. In her interesting and provocative book, Robin May Schott focuses our attention on two central themes emerging from the context of a n examination of sexual relations in which philosophy has operated.  Very Clean & Bright.
Cognition And Eros focuses our attention on two central themes emerging from the context of an examination of sexual relations in which philosophy has operated.Robin Schott's conclusions are to see the suppression of the erotic theme of human existence from philosophical contemplation to be an expression of philosophical response to morality; women have been viewed not only in terms of their life-giving sexuality, but also to embody the threat of death as well. Thanks for looking.. First Thus. Trade Paperback.Western Philosophy.


Bill Scott

Impressions on a Continent
A Collection of Australian Short Stories
Heinemann Educational Australia
1993 reprint, PB VGC 210x140mmx460gms. ISBN 0858593289
A collection of Australian Short stories, in the main by contemporary writers. The collection is arranged into 5 themes, reflecting important issues in Australian society.GC
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SCOTT Sir Walter

The Edinburgh Waverley
T. C. and E. C. Jack, Edinburgh 
Very Good. No Dustjacket 8vo. Six volumes of the Limited Edition of 1040 copies hand numbered 189 and signed by the publisher. Volumes 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8.Brown buckram bevelled edge covers with two red leather titles on each spine. The cover extremities have minor rubbing. Slight cockroach damage to top and bottom of spines - see picThere is some scuffing and scratching of the covers and small areas of loss of colour. The top edges are gilt and the dark red endpapers clean and without owner's inscriptions. Internally the books are very clean and tight with good hinges. Lovely books to read with large margins and good size font. 230mm x 155mm wt 6kg
$150   Bookfinder  $220+

SCOTT Sir Walter

St Ronan's Well
George Routledge
 1878 New Ed with Author's notes. Illustrations by Cruikshank and Topham GC red embossed cloth slight marks 5%.195 x 130mm 800gms po name onfp

SCOTT Sir Walter

Waverley Novels
Macmillan London
1901 Border Edition ( 24 Volumes) Volumes 2, 9, 10, 12, 16, 19 and 20. Blue cloth with gilt gc some covers slight marks ie Vols 19 and 20. With Introductory Essay and notes by Andrew Lang.All volumes have steel etchings by various engravers and artists including C.O. Murray,C. de Billy and R.W.Macbeth. 200mm x 130mm wt 6kgs

SCOTT-SHAWE Cpt. WH and Alan Wykes     

Mariner's Tale
Publisher:Ist Ed London: Hamish Hamilton, 1959; VG/No Dust Jacket. 8vo -
 over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. Hard Cover. 214 pages. Fine swashbuckling true
tales of a century ago by Capt Scott-Shaw who first went to sea in the barque
Ashmore in 1900 and was wrecked ten years later, surviving to undergo all kinds
of exciting (sometimes comical) experiences at sea. Illus. with some fine and
inspiring photographsEx Lib.covers slight marks
some foxing po inscription wt 400gms
$20  Bookfinder  $27+

Adrian Seligman

The Voyage of the Cap Pilar
Hodder and Stoughton
1941 Second Ed.(!st in this form) HB DJ GC 180mmx115x300gms
medium size, covers good, internally good, maps as end papers, foxing throughout, brown cloth, illustrated frontispiece, with maps. Adventuresome pre-WW-II circumnavigation with an amateur crew aboard a three-masted barkquentine by way of the Southern Ocean.320pp. 12 photos. 13 maps. 276g. Ex-Libris. Just before the Second World War an advert appeared in the 'TIMES'. It read: "Voyage to the South Seas in a sailing schooner. Leaving early August for about a year. Six young men wanted to crew, each contributing 100 towards expenses. " The result was the exciting round-the-world voyage of the 'CAP PILAR', the famous 3 masted schooner of 295 tons.
$14   Bookfinder  $18
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James Siers

Fiji Celebration
Millwood Press New Zealand
1990 reprint isbn 098582749 hb dj 250mmx265mmx1.1kg 164 pages and maps.VGC blue cloth VGC
Bookfinder  $44+ for 1st ed
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Frank H Simonds & Brooks Emeny

The Price of Peace - The Challenge of Economic Nationalism
Harper Bros NY
1935 1st Ed hb no dj VG black cloth,maps charts. 352 pp 220mm x 150mm  wt 1.2kg. po name ifc. "This book constitutes an attempt to examine the causes...from the political chaos..
$5 Bookfinder  $9+
Colin Simpson

Bali and Beyond
Angus and Robertson
1972 1st Ed. hb yellow cloth slight marks fc dj(torn yellow cloith slight marks but clean and firm inside 114 pages 235mmx160mmx500gmsIllustrated endpages, the text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs taken by the author, as well as line drawings and maps. Photographic illustrated dust jacket. Decorated yellow boards.
$12   Bookfinder  $15
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Colin Simpson

Off  To Asia
Angus and Robertson
1973 1st Ed. hb dj torn pictorial cloth covers spotted 10% clean inside and firm. many bw and colour photos 240 x 155 wt 700gms 211pp some po annotations at rear page
$5   Bookfinder  $10+

Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson

The Gordon Highlanders
Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton
 [1968], 1st edition. (Hardcover) Ex lib. parts of dj pasted onto book and fc dust jacket. 133pp. Photographs, illustrations, chronology. Publisher series: Famous Regiments. Series Editor Brian. Horrocks.  220mm x 140mm x 400gms
$10  Bookfinder  $16+

Peter Slater

A Field Guide to Australian Birds.
Volume 1 Non Passerines 
Volume 2 Passerines
1983 HB reprint Volume 1 
ISBN 0 85179 102 6.1979 reprint 428pages Volume 2. ISBN 0 85179 813 6(vol.2ex library) 309 pages 190mmx130mmx1.2kg
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Joyce Sleightholme

The Seawife's Handbook
Angus and Robertson 1976 new Ed hb no dj  208 pp isbn0207956510 some damp marks 240mmx160mmx620gms po inscrip ifc Illustrated with black&white photos. Advice for potential sea wives on a wide range of topics. Assuming no prior knowledge it explains the essentials of seamanship as well as cooking, first aid, coping with children on board and other emergencies

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SMITH  Janet Adam

John Buchan and his World
Thames and Hudson
1979 HB + DW, 128 pages in VG + Good condition with slight yellowing of page ends and slight discolouration to DW ex library plastic cover 240mm x 185mm  wt800gms
Bookfinder  $13+

SMITH Virginia Cox

Woman Alone Around the World
Exposition Press  New York
 1st Ed  1955. Hollywood girl Friday. Her trip around the world, alone. In letter-diary form. 282pp 210 x 135mm wt 600gms. Child graffitti on a few pages but all readable


The Kaffir Wars 1779 - 1877
Pub Leo Cooper London Ist Ed. 1973. Paper Back. Publishers proof copy with authors corrections throughout. Includes the 8 pages of b/w pictures not bound into the book, but not the maps as in the published book. 19th Century Military Campaigns series. 18th & 19th century frontier wars. The bitter passion stirred up by apartheid all too often betray a wilful ignorance of the early history of South Africa, without a basic knowledge of which it is neither possible to understand nor fair to judge so intractable a problem. 282 pages including  bibliography but index omitted. 215mm x 135mm 400gms.
$50  Bookfinder  $60+ for hardback Ed.
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Patrick Smithers with Martin Blake and Greg Baum

World Cup Cricket
Five Mile Press.
 The Age 1st ed 1992 pb GC 192pp 230 x 150mm x 400gms
13 colour photos. b/w photos throughout text. 304g. This is a complete record of the nineteen hundred and ninety-two tournament, from the clash of the hosts in Auckland to the dramatic final at the massive Melbourne Cricket Ground
$25   Bookfinder  $45+
Roscoe R Snapp

Beef Cattle Their Feeding and Management in the Corn Belt States
John Wiley & Sons Inc NY 
3rd Ed 7th printing April 1947. HB brown cloth GC spine slight stain faded 550 pages some foxing. 220mm x 145mm x 800gms bw photos


Motor Boat and Yachting Manual
Publisher: London: Temple Press, 1963; green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Seventeenth Ed. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall wt 700gms covers slight marks


Radar and Electronic Navigation
4thEd 1970. hb dj(torn) 230 x 150mm x 1kg 312ppgood clean copy. A comprehensive guide to the uses of Radar and other electronic aids in navigation
$8   Bookfinder  $14+

Southlakes Christian Women's Group

Wangi Wangi and its People A local History
Southlakes Christian Women's Group
, Wangi Wangi, Lake Macquarie NSW 1988 To the average Australian, Wangi Wangi conjures up visions of William Dobell the esteemed artist and local of the town. His painting of a local Wangi Boy is a cultural icon, as too became the artist, and now his home in the town. This and other stories are delightfully described in this Bicentennial Project book. Stiff card covers. VG condition. 162pp 215 x 130 mm  300gms with insert addenda "Wangi Wangi Estate
Bookfinder  $28 - $40

Lawrence H. Sparey & Charles A. Rippon

The Model Aeroplane Manual
A Practical Handbook on the Building and Flying of Model Aeroplanes
Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd London
. 3rd Ed no date hb blue cloth fc embossed with title. 1st Edition c 1939 as a photo shows a photo of the British team( see photo) with Bob Copland winning the King Peter Cup in Yugoslavia with the Copland designed "GB3". Click Here for Article on Bob Copland. This 3rd edition is post WW2 c 1950's. The late Lawrence Sparey (see Google) who died in 2001 designed a 5cc and an 8cc diesel engine, and did some pioneering work on compressed air engines. No info on the co author Charles A.Rippon. 236p with many diagrams and b/w photos. 190mmx125x300gms. A very rare book I understand and not listed elsewhere in the world.
Bookfinder $not listed   

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John Sparks and Tony Soper

Angus and Robertson
1968 hb dj fp loose but overall firm and clean book 210mmx150mmx660gms
The Authors deal with all species and every aspect of the Penguins social and family lives, their relationships with the food they eat, and the predators which eat them. 264pp. B/w photographs, colour & b/w illustrations, appendix & index. Minimal shelf wear to lightly faded black boards with silver lettering on spine & penguin embossed on front board. Illutsrated by Robert Gillmour
Bookfinder  $20
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Harold Speed

The Practice and Science of Drawing
Seeley Service Co. London
undated but in back "The Mayflower Press Plymouth England 1935"  hb dj(slight tears) grey/brown cloth + red illus fc and spine  200mmx140x800g. VGC. several uncut pages. 296p + xvi + adverts at rear. 93 illustrations and diagrams. Glowing reviews see pic of dj "This book is of such importance hat everyone interested in the subject should read it" "There many new and original ideas in this book" etc etc
$22   Bookfinder $30+

Capt.John Hanning SPEKE      

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile
Published by William Blackwood & Sons. London 1863.Rare 1st.Edition 658 pages. Original Brown cloth cover binding with gilt on front and spine. 230mm x 150mm Wt.1.4kgs.Slight tears on spine and binding a bit loose. Covers a bit worn with handling. 
Illustrated with 76 black and white plates, including a frontispiece of the author, and 2 maps, one folding (The folding map which should be in a pocket at end of book is currently misplaced.). Thick 8vo, publisher's original sienna cloth lettered and bordered in gilt on the spine, with a gilt vignette on the upper cover, all covers bordered in blind. xxxi, 658 (including appendix), [34 ads]. Spine has been detached but repaired. A very nice copy with some mellowing and spotting to the cloth, internally very fresh.
THE SCARCE LANDMARK WORK OF AFRICAN EXPLORATION FROM THE FIRST EXPLORER TO DISCOVER ONE OF THE MAJOR SOURCES OF THE NILE. After an expedition into eastern Africa in the company of Sir Richard Burton, Speke returned to England to announce his hypothesis that the Nile issued from Lake Victoria Nyanza. However, his fellow geographers, including Burton, were skeptical of this claim. Under the sponsorship of Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society, Speke went back to Africa and Lake Victoria Nyanza, and when he returned home he claimed that this time he had found conclusive evidence that the lake was indeed the source of the great river.
This work is his published account of that expedition. It details his day-by-day adventures in his search for the source of the Nile, including myriad accounts of travel experiences such as his enjoyment of courtly life in the native palace in Uganda, expeditions of big game hunting, and, of course, the momentous ascent to the juncture of the lake and the river. For discovering "conclusive proof" that the Nile issued from Lake Victoria Nyanza, he was awarded a gold medal from the Royal Geographic Society.
His claims, however, were still widely disputed. In 1864, Burton and James McQueen published jointly THE NILE BASIN which firmly disagreed with Speke's conclusions. Speke and Burton planned a debate on the issue, but the day prior to the meeting Speke was killed in an untimely hunting accident (Rumoured suicide). His work remains a landmark in Africana literature and an enjoyable reading adventure.
$800      Bookfinder  $1400+           $2900 at
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Memoirs of a Mountaineer
Publisher: Reprint Society. 1945; Hardback 5" x 7.5" Faded and marked cloth covers. Owners name on front end paper. 446pp Wt 0.6Kg Good no dj Green cloth

Brian Spiller editor

Innkeeping A Manual for Licensed Victuallers
Barrie and Rockliff
for the National Trade Development Association and the Hotel and Catering Institute,1964 pb  243 pages worn and cover torn but clean inside 215x140mmx400gms
Bookfinder  $5 - $20+

Stapleton Michael
Title: A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology
Publisher: Hamlyn
Description: 1978 HB black cloth with gilt ex libraRy GC 224 pages wt 1.1 kg 245mm x 170mm 4 sentences highlighted on page 14 otherwise good clean copy
Comment: see also
Price: $15
Keywords: mythology greeks romans
State Electricity Commission of Victoria

Methods of Instruction Course
Papua  & New Guinea Electricity Commission. 1969 blue sc unpaginated  100+ pages in sc blue folder with screw type binder. Instruction course which was conducted between 4th August 1969 and 15th August 1969
Bookfinder  $not listed

John Steinbeck

The Log from the Sea of Cortez The Narrative portion of the book 'Sea of Cortez' with a Profile 'About Ed Ricketts',
1958  lxviipp, 282pp. Dark blue boards, silver lettering on spine, map pastedowns and endpapersspine faded abd slight worm damage to f&r covers clean and firm inside.Map endpapers ('California'), two b&w photographic portraits (Steinbeck, Ricketts), glossary, and index. In 1940 John Steinbeck and his friend Ed Ricketts (the original 'Doc' in 'Cannery Row') undertook a six-weeks fishing trip to collect marine specimens in the Gulf of California, The expedition lead to Steinbeck's 'Sea of Cortez'. After Rickett's death in 1948, Steinbeck wrote down everything he could remember about his extraordinary friend (scientist, philosopher, eccentric). The resultant 25,000 word profile is here published with the narrative, non-technical portion of 'Sea of Cortez' - becoming a high-spirited adventure, with a touch of science. Steinbeck at the top of his form! 215x145mmx800gms. lib number on spine
$30    Bookfinder $41+

Laurence Sterne

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy
Paul Elek
1948 Camden Classic 1st Edition 159 pages  Ilustrated end papers. pen drawing by Marian. Intro byPhoebe Fenwick Gaye. Overall condition is poor but intact and clean. Some dampness effects are evident in wrinkled pages, but entirely readable
Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $15+ for this edition
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STEVENSON Robert Louis

The Black Arrow
Publisher: Cassell and Company
Great Britain: Cassell and Company. No year of publication , but around early 1900 seems to be a fair assumption.. Decorative Green Cloth. Embossed black lettering and decoration. RSL monogram on front. 10% damage to cover and spine from cockroach etc. Colour frontispiece by Cyrus Cunco missing, and  one loose page 210mm x 140mm wt 600gms.
$6    Bookfinder  $19+

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STEVENSON Robert Louis

Essays of Travel
Publisher: London; Chatto; 1905; Third Impression; 8vo; vi, 247pp; Top edges gilt; original black cloth. Covers and spine 10% damaged by cockroaches/silverfish. Inside all good and firm binding.. Label "Philip & Sybil Kent" also signed  "Sybil Grey 1908" wt 500gms
$6     Bookfinder  $15+

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Robert Louis STEVENSON

Tales and Fantasies
Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1905; Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. Black cloth covers. damaged by cokroaches and spine detached. title page printed in red and black, 237pp, some foxing, but clean inside and good readable copy.Label "Philip & Sybil Kent" also signed  "Sybil Grey 1907"  190mm x 130mm wt 600gms
$5  Bookfinder  $15+

Robert Louis STEVENSON

New Arabian Nights - The Dynamiter
A.L.Burt Company NY.
ND c1910 hb redcloth worn 532 pp 210mm x 140 wt 900gms untrimmed page ends some foxing ,b/w illust.. Contains the following stories - The Suicide Club, The Rajah's Diamond, The Pavilion on the Links,A Lodging for the Night, The Sire de Maletroit's Door, Providence and the Guitar.

Robert Louis STEVENSON

Lay Morals and other Papers
Chatto & Windus
 1911 1st Ed hb black cloth gilt slight damage to covers about 5% by cockroaches 195 x 130pp wtb 600gms. clean inside some foxing.Label "Philip & Sybil Kent"
$20    Bookfinder  $49+ for this Edition

Violet Stevenson

The Encyclopaedia of Floristry
W.H. & L. Collingridge Ltd
1st Ed 1954 hb dj(torn) purple cloth bound with some scuffs 160pp200x140mmx600gms.with b/w photographs and illustrations throughout. Good tight copy
$5  Bookfinder  $9+

Violet Stevenson  ++

A Modern Herbal
How to Grow and Use Herbs
Treasure Press
144pp., acknowledgements, the names of the herbs and index. Illustrated endpapers, showing various line drawings of herbs. Photographic title page. The text is illustrated with coloured photography, coloured illustrations and line drawings. Illustrated boards, showing the same illustrations as for endpapers, with green writing on the spine. Photographic/Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), showing both culinary uses of herbs and herbs growing along with illustration of various herbs, with white background and green and black writing on the front panel and spine.
$7   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $15
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Stewart, Lynette ++

Palms for the Home and Garden
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1989 Reprint [26x18cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial softcovers. Colour and black & white illustrations. 72 pages Softcover
$5   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $8
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Grand Old Days of Steam
1975 1st Ed. hb dj VGC 126 pages 260mmx195x700gms ISBN: 0589009265.This volume is more than just an illustrated collection of trains-it is also, indirectly, the story of a New Zealand rising to nationhood on a full head of steam, and the tale of station-masters, scandals, politicking and experiments. Col, b/w plates
$20   Bookfinder  $29+ Australia
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Observers Observed
Publisher: Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1983; 1st edition. 8vo, pp242, History of Anthropology Volume 1. VG in  Dust Jacket wt 500gms. Brown cloth covers

$20     Bookfinder  $38+ for this Edition
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Pub. Stock Exchange Research Sydney. Edited by Greg Smith Red Cloth Hardcover. 250mm x 175mm Wt.1kg. VGC

Douglas m.Stone  ++

Gold Prospecting
Outdoor Press
1977 sc  160pp  240mmx180mmx530g. VGC b/w illustrated endpapers, b/w illustrations and maps, colour illustrations and maps, glossary of geological terms, original stiff illustrated wrappers
Express postage $10 within Australia
$10   Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $15
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Bradley Stoughton

The Metallurgy of Iron and Steel
McGraw Hill
1934 4th Ed Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. Burgundy cloth cover has light wear and soiling, edges lightly worn. Slightly tanned pages are clean and unmarked. Bind is solid, 559 pp wt 1.4kg
$5  Bookfinder  $13+

Malcolm Stuart  ++

The Encyclopaedia of Herbs and Herbalism
Crescent Books New york 1979
Hard back bound in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. Folio 11 3/4 " x 9 1/4 " 304 pp. Well illustrated.Plastic  protected.
Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $15
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Lurline Stuart and Josie Arnold

Letters Home 1939 -1945
Collins Australia 
1987 1st Ed, HB red cloth DJ VGC 220mmx140mmx450gms illus dj, 12 page b/w illus, xvi,280pp In selecting these letters, the editors have covered all the branches of service and theatres of war during the Second World War. Letters home from Australian soldiers in WW2 inc. POWs. This book is more than a record of the events of the second world war, it builds up a portrait of the writers themselves Their personalities and experiences, their courage and fears are brought out in the letters and the biographies that accompany them. This book helps us to understand the nobility of the human spirit even in the midst of the meanness of war. It is a tribute to those ordinary Australians who wrote it.
$15   Bookfinder  $20+ Australia
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The Studio
1900 +

Elements of Riding
Country Life Ltd. London.
1937 1st Ed. hb green cloth some vermin damage but clean in and out and firm binding, gilt on spine and fc 122pp  220mmx140x400gms. Many bw photos, anataomical horse diagrams, pull out charts etc etc. Covers all aspects of riding, dressage, and buying a horse. A rare First Edition of this famous and much read book. Page 97/98 has been torn into 3 pieces but is complete and easily repairable. no dj
Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $11


Further Sunbeams
Stanley Paul
 1924 red cloth - marked. 1st Ed good Jokes and anecdotes by arrangement with the Sunday Express 155mm x 75 wt300gms

Dr.Struan K.Sutherland

Hydroponics for Everyone
A Practical Guide to Gardening in the 21st Century
Hyland House 1986 1st Ed sc 104pp  255mmx180x400gms gc slight marks on covers very clean and firm inside. ISBN: 1864470690.  One of the best books on the subject, easily followed and produces results.  This famous scientist best known for his work on animal toxins until ignominously sacked by the CSIRO
Bookfinder  $18

Guy Suares

Andre Malraux Past Present Future
Conversations with Guy Suares

Thames and Hudson London1974 hb black cloth dj VGC 310mmx260mmx1.5kg  196pages
ISBN: 0500232113. Biography on French intellectual, discuses philosophy, religion,arts, history and other issues. In the passionate interviews Malraux draws on his knowledge of man, history and art, to speak out on some of the most vital questions of life and time
$10   Bookfinder  $14
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Richard Sudell

Landscape Gardening
Planning, Construction, Planting
Ward Locke London
1948 5th imp first published 1933 HB green clothvgc DJ(worn) 240mmx180mmx1.4kg 480pp
+ adverts. 8 colour plates & over 200 b/w photos. 100 Diagrams & plans. With an Introduction by Sir William Lawrence
 $35   Bookfinder  $45+ Australia
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SWINBURNE  Algernon Charles

Swinburne's Collected Poetical Works Vols. I & II
Pub. Heinemann, London 1935. In two volumes. First Published October 1924. Green Cloth and Gilt. Both Volumes good, bindings a bit loose. Minor damage to spine and cover of Vol.1. Vol.1. 976 pages Vol.2. 1294 pages 190mm x 120mm Wt 1.4kg. Label "Ex Libris M.A.J.De Horne"
$20      Bookfinder  $30+
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SWINBURNE  Algernon Charles

Songs Before Sunrise
Pub. Chatto and Windus First Edition1880. 287 pages; An attractive 287 page volume of Swinburne's 'Songs'including the famous 'Dedication to Joseph Mazzini'. With gilt embossed sun and moon stamps on the covers Black cloth with gilt decor.195mm x 125mm Wt.400gms. Label "Ex Libris M.A.J.De Horne"
$15      Bookfinder  $25+
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Cyril Swinson

Twenty Tales of the Sea
A Mixed Cargo
Adam and Charles Black
1949 reprint BH no dj GC.  210x140x350gms green cloth covers faded . clean and firm inside
This collection of stories is very much a mixed cargo. It includes true stories - some ancient and some modern.An exciting read for old and young alike. A mixed collection of maritime tales which include true stories, some ancient and some modern, of epic deeds of courage and endurance, stories of adventure in the Navy and Merchant Service.
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