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Idriess Ion L

Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney (1942)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1942. Hard Cover. Condition: VG. No Jacket. Photos , Maps (illustrator). 10th. First published in 1939, Ion Idriess' account of pearl diving in northern Australian waters, and associated activitives, proved so popular that by 1942 this 10th edition went to press. As well as covering the pearling industry, the author recalls the "characters" of the north, the many hazards of the trade for the small ships and the men who crewed them. One of Idriess' classic stories from the most remote areas of Australia. !0th edition of 1942, 343 pages, 25 b/w photos, e/paper maps. Green hard covers VG with black borders, titles and decoration to front, black titles to lightly sunned spine, trace wear spine extremities, light bumps to corners, internally VG+, no inscriptions. Seller Inventory # 004439

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Idriess, Ion L

Published by Angus & Robertson (1947)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, 1947. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 343 pages, name cut from title page. Seller Inventory # 101662

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IDRIESS, Ion L.

Published by Syd. Angus & Robertson Limited. (1938)

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About this Item: Syd. Angus & Robertson Limited., 1938. (8th ed.) Or.dec.cl. 343pp. b/w plates. Sl foxing to page edges & name on hf.title else a Very good copy. Tells the story of the pearl divers in the north of Australia, and their quest for pearls in the Timor, Arafura, and Coral Seas. Seller Inventory # 171157

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Idriess, Ion L.

Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney (1942)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1942. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Australian. The story of the pearl seas of north-western Australia & the men & fleets that operated out of Broome. Toned mapped endpapers. 343pp. Seller Inventory # 024961

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Idriess, Ion L.

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1937. Hardcover. Condition: Very good condition. First edition. 8vo, green cloth boards with black text on front and spine, 343 pp with 10 pp ads for other Idriess books at back, b & w photographic ills. Spine slightly rubbed, internally clean, binding tight. Seller Inventory # 2713

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Ionl L Idriess

Published by The Discovery Press, Penrith (1973)

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About this Item: The Discovery Press, Penrith, 1973. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. The Best of Idriess. A very good copy, Faux leather, red, digital photos available. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 001013

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Idriess, Ion L.

Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia, 1937. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 343 pages. Boards are quite worn and frayed, previous owner's name stamped on half-title page and title page Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Australiana; Inventory No: 09120296. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Seller Inventory # 09120296

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Idriess, Ion L.

Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney (1937)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937. Green Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. First edition. x, 343 pages, map on front endpaper, b/w plates (all present). Front and rear of the dustwrapper and the inside flaps are pasted to the boards, however the spine of the dust wrapper is missing, 5 lending library stamps on the first few pages but no markings on spine or title page. Pearl diving near Broome, Western Australia and Northern Territories. Seller Inventory # 008690

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IDRIESS, Ion L.

Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1937. Condition: Good+. No Jacket. Second Edition. Green cloth titled in black on spine and upper front board, endpaper maps, b&w frontis and illstns. 343 pp plus book ads. Tight and square, wear to spine/split in cloth, light foxing in edges and prelims. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Seller Inventory # 025986

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IDRIESS, ION L

Published by Angus & Robertson 1937 (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson 1937, 1937. First edition, octavo, green cloth boards with black lettering to spine & front board, illus eps, frontispiece, x + 343pp + x adverts, illus, VG (rubbing to boards, bruising & fraying to spine extrems, fraying to rear spine/board hinge, small nick to upper edge front pastedown, slight foxing). Seller Inventory # 1m45a/2

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Forty Fathoms Deep: Pearl Divers and Sea: Idriess, Ion L.

Idriess, Ion L.

Published by Angus and Robertson (1937), Sydney (1937)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson (1937), Sydney, 1937. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Previous owner's signature. Quite heavy to top page edges. ; First printing. x, 343, [1] pages + [10] pages advertisements + frontispiece + plates. Green boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Small black illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 183 x 121mm. Map on front endpaper. An account of the pearlers and pearling industry of Broome. The pearl seas of north-western Australia. Seller Inventory # 18960

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IDRIESS, Ion L.

Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1937. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Green cloth titled in black on spine and upper front board, endpaper maps, b&w frontis and illstns. 343 pp plus book ads. Tight and square, light wear to spine and corners, small pen mark on spine, faint foxing in edges and endpapers. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Seller Inventory # 023690

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Idriess, Ion

Published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, Australia, 1937. Hard Cover. Condition: Excellent. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First Ed.. 343 pages. Green cloth with black title. Two names written - one on half title and one on reverse side of frontispiece. Otherwise excellent, except for small amount of foxing. Size: 19 x 13.5cm. Seller Inventory # 000876

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Ion Idriess

Published by Angus and Robertson, Australia (1937)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson, Australia, 1937. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Printing of 1st Edition. 343 pages plus 10 page publisher' s list at back. Very feint outline of previous owner' s name at font otherwise internally just about spotless, no foxing. Binding in firm straight original condition. Cover has slight surface spots, one corner a little scuffed. Seller Inventory # 032048

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Idriess, Ion L.

Published by Angus & Robertson (1937)

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About this Item: Angus & Robertson, 1937. Hardback. Condition: Excellent. First Ed.. Small name on reverse of frontispiece. Maps on EPs. Please contact O'Connell's Bookshop Adelaide to check availability etc. Seller Inventory # 006978

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FORTY FATHOMS DEEP: Ion Idriess

Ion Idriess

Published by Angus and Robertson (1937)

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About this Item: Angus and Robertson, 1937. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Rare first edition.Dark green cloth covers with black titles to spine and front cover.Light rubbing to corners and spine hinge edges,VG+.Block is clean,tight and sound.Maps to paste downs and prelim.19 pages of photographic plates.Early pearl diving.Slight cant to book.Very rare copy,no dust wrapper. Seller Inventory # 000424

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About this Item: Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 's-1960's., 1930. Illusts. (illustrator). All volumes 8vo. or.cl., two books as noted are small 8vo. or.pict. wrap. OCTAVO SIZE. All books in very good secondhand condition, bar as noted next to the individual titles, and a number of the books have a small discreet previous owner's stamp on the half title-page as noted next to the individual listings as (P.O.N.); some books as noted are first editions; and also some as noted in dust jackets. An excellent and very large collection of writings by one of Australia's most popular writers. THIRTY BOOKS IN TOTAL. #AAA1. Large collection of thirty various mostly hardcover books in vintage editions by Ion L. Idriess (nearly the complete works), comprising the following titles: *: ACROSS THE NULLARBOR; BACK O' CAIRNS; THE CATTLE KING; CORAL SEA CALLING; THE DESERT COLUMN; DRUMS OF MER; FLYNN OF THE INLAND; FORTY FATHOMS DEEP; GOLD-DUST AND ASHES; THE GREAT BOOMERANG; THE GREAT TREK; IN CROCODILE LAND; ISLES OF DESPAIR; LASSETER'S LAST RIDE; LIGHTNING RIDGE; MAN TRACKS; NEMARLUK; ONE WET SEASON; THE OPIUM SMUGGLERS; OVER THE RANGE; THE RED CHIEF; THE SILVER CITY; STONE OF DESTINY; THE VANISHED PEOPLE; THE WILD NORTH; THE WILD WHITE MAN OF BADU; THE YELLOW JOSS; THE NOR'-WESTERS; THE SILENT SERVICE; MY MATE DICK. ****** Across the Nullarbor. 1953. Second printing of the 1951 first edition. (248pages). Little sunning to spine, pages browned as usual, (p.o.n. - previous owner's name). Back o' Cairns. 1958. First edition. Very good copy. The Cattle King: The Story of Sir Sidney Kidman. 1947. (328pages). Very good copy, bar some sunning to the spine. Coral Sea Calling. 1957. First edition. Very good copy in dust jacket. The Desert Column. 1982. First edition thus. (296pages). Nice copy in dust jacket. Drums of Mer. 1944. (344pages). Touch of rubbing to covers, (p.o.n.). Flynn of the Inland. 1951. (242pages). Nice copy. Forty Fathoms Deep. 1952. (278pages). Very good copy in price-clipped dust jacket, bar tape residue marks on endpapers. Gold-Dust and Ashes. 1948. (258pages). Very good copy, bar previous owner's name on front loose endpaper and on rear paste-down endpaper. The Great Boomerang. 1942. Second edition. Wear to covers and (p.o.n.). The Great Trek. 1947. (224pages). Very good copy, bar the usual page browning and (p.o.n.). In Crocodile Land. 1946. First edition. (242pages). Very good copy, bar (p.o.n.). Isles of Despair. 1951. (288pages). Very good copy, in edge-worn dust jacket. Lasseter's Last Ride: An Epic in Central Australian Gold Discovery. 1940's. Lightning Ridge: The Land of Opals. 1940. First edition. (254pages). Marking to covers, (p.o.n.), internally a very good copy bar the usual foxing. Man Tracks: With the Mounted Police in Australian Wilds. 1946. (330pages). Little marking to front cover, (p.o.n.). Nemarluk. 1946. (224pages). Very good copy, bar the usual page browning and (p.o.n.). One Wet Season. 1949. First edition. Little marking to covers and (p.o.n.). The Opium Smugglers. 1948. First edition. Very good copy, bar foxing to spine, and (p.o.n.). Over the Range. 1942. (318pages). Discolouration to spine. The Red Chief. 1953. First edition. (230pages). Touch of marking to front cover, and (p.o.n.), otherwise a very good copy. The Silver City. 1956. (214pages). First edition. First few preliminary pages little creased. Stone of Destiny. 1957. (344pages). Some mottling to covers. The Vanished People. 1955. First edition. (212pages). Very good copy, bar inscription on half title-page and previous owner's bookplate on verso of front loose endpaper. The Wild North. 1961. (168pages). wrappered edition. Tape residue marks on endpapers. The Wild White Man of Badu. 1950. First edition. Very good copy, bar (p.o.n.). The Yellow Joss and Other Tales. 1940. Fourth edition. (266pages). Covers foxed / discoloured, and (p.o.n.). The Nor'-Westers. 1954. First edition. (244pages). Flecking to covers. The Silent Service. 1944. First edition. (340pages). Touch of rubbing to covers, otherwise a very good copy. My Mate Dick: Gol. Seller Inventory # 683044

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IDRIESS, Ion L.

Published by Sydney, Angus & Robertson, . (1937)

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About this Item: Sydney, Angus & Robertson, ., 1937. Illusts. with photographs and map. (illustrator). Thick 8vo. or.green cl., black lettering. OCTAVO SIZE. PAGES: (344,10pages). Study of the pearlers and pearling industry in Broome, Western Australia. TRUE FIRST EDITION. A very good and firmly bound collectible copy bar the usual foxing on edges and endpapers and mottling to covers. Original front dust jacket flap loosely inserted. #AAA1. Forty Fathoms Deep: Pearl Divers and Sea Rovers in Australian Seas. Buy with confidence from one of Australia's oldest bookshops established in 1975. Seller Inventory # 676950

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