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Our First Edition catalogue section offers an abundance of first publication titles, many of which are rare or highly collectable. Many first editions are very valuable and some not so, depending on age, popularity and rarity.

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Snail Mail by Hazel Edwards $15.00 Hard cover. Baby-pre-school level reading. Popular Australian collectable children's book.

Creative Camera International Year Book 1978 $30.00 London.: Coo Press., 1977 236pp, black & white photographs. Interesting essays & articles on the art & history of photography & photographers. This volume includes: Edwin Smith, Eikoh Hose, Peter Peryer, Lee

The Demon Bowler and Other Cricket Stories $33.00 Good Condition

Cooking with Flowers $22.00 1st edition in English, translated from the Dutch by Helana Brandt. 1978 Trade Paperback in very good condition.

Drumbeat $80.00 London: Macmillan, 1997, London [published date: 1997] Hardcover Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 346 pages. Crease to rear of dust jacket, & corresponding mark to rear board where the book has been stored against edge of shelf, otherwise fine.

PROSPERO'S BOOKS - Greenaway, Peter $55.00 "The twenty-four books thrown into the leaky vessel that took Prospero into exile are the starting point for Peter Greenaway"s screen adaptation of Shakespeare"s last play, The Tempest. This edition brings together, for the first time in a Greenaway sc

Master Georgie $30.00 Paperback. Signed by Author When Master Georgie – George Hardy, surgeon and photographer – sets off from the cold squalor of Victorian Liverpool for the heat and glitter of the Bosphorus to offer his services in the Crimea, there straggles behind hi

Diane Arbus - a monograph $33.00 Published in conjunction with a major exhibition of Arbus's photos at the Museum of Modern Art. Includes an essay edited from tapes of classes Arbus gave in 1971 as well as interviews and some of her writing. Book was designed by Marvin Israel and Arbus

MAPPINGS Edited by Denis Cosgrove $33.00 Fine Condition. First Edition 1999.

The Ballad of Les Darcy - Fitzsimons, Peter $16.50 Put Les Darcy in uniform & the men of Australia will march to hell behind him.' A complete biography of the brilliant Australian boxer who was involved in so much controversy during the conscription days of WW1

Dingo Boy $40.00 Signed Copy

Allan Border: My Life Story (Signed!) $250.00 Signed by Allan Border Swan Publishing Nedlands 1993 Special Edition Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall No Jacket Hard Cover b/w and colour illustrations. This Special Edition is limited to 10,123 copies, equal to the number of test runs Allan s

Creative Camera Collection 5 $30.00 200 photos printed by gravure on heavy art paper + 44 pages text. The 1979-5th and last of this excellent Year Book from Creative Camera. Portfolios of J B Harris, Moholy-Nagy, Michals, Dupain, Lohse, Parr, Steinert, Godwin, Renger-Patszch then young con

Partick White: A Life by David Marr $16.50  

The Deep Field - Bradley, James [signed] $44.00 1999 1st edition, Signed by the author. Set against a backdrop of global political chaos, A sensuous and haunting novel about a young woman's emotional awakening.

Sydney Observed - Hesling, Bernard $33.00  

City of London, The Volume II Golden Years 1890-1914 $60.00 Excellent Condition

Building on Sand $24.00 Good. Small tear to dustjacket spine.

Creative Camera International Year Book 1975 $30.00 London Coo Press 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good jacket 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Over 200 photographs printed by sheet fed gravure on heavy art paper with 44 pages of text. 4 major portfolios + selections of work by younger photograph

My Place: First Illustrated Edition by Sally Morgan $25.00 Fremantle Arts Centre Presss, (1989). First Illustrated Edition; Lge. 8vo; pp. 358, (17 unpaginated); illustrated endpapers, 36 drawings, 16 pages of family historical photographs; dustjacket, good condition.

Women of Namibia $50.00  

West of Moscow by Dmytro Chub $44.00 Signed by author. The memoirs of Dmytro Chub, a Ukrainian author now living in Australia, exemplify the best of writings dealing with World War II in Eastern Europe; they are vividly written.

The Dance of Blood $25.66 For beautiful young model Louise Benson, marriage to Robert Page was her passport to the life of elegance and comfort she had always dreamed of. But before long the dream turned nightmare. The sophisticated world of Robert and his friends hid a secret he

'From Today Painting is Dead' The Beginnings of Photography $22.00 London, The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1972. 110pp. 4to. Original pictorial wrappers. Fifty black and white plates.

A Monk Swimming: A Memoir $6.00 Excellent Condition - Almost New

Cointreau 1849-1999 The Saga of the world-wide Brand $45.00 Dual language- French/ EnglishDu Chêne, Paris. Collection " Les Grandes Marques du Siècle ". 1999. [published date: 1999] Hardcover Reliure éditeur toile blanche, jaquette illustrée. 23.5x34 cm. 107 pages. Iconographie de Sandrine Lemaire.

Jerome Kern (a biography) - Freedland, Michael $33.00  

High: The Centenary History of Sydney High School $50.00 Hardcover. Signed by Editor. This is the Collector's Issue of the first edition of HIGH, The Century History of Sydney High School which is limited to one hundred bound copies numbered and signed which this number is 82.

My Sister Erica $22.00 Belinda Christie was going to marry her childhood sweetheart in the autumn, so why was she so restless and unhappy? Was it because of the curse that had been put on the family in 1882 by a long-dead witch? Or was it the arrival of a stranger called Paul

Creative Camera International Year Book 1976 $30.00 London Coo Press 1975 First Edition Cloth Fine in Fine jacket Folio-over 12"-15" tall.200 photos printed by gravure on heavy art paper + 44 pages text. The second of this excellent year book from Creative Camera that was produced for just 5 years. Portf

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