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PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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Lester, 'Big Al' Listings

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1 Lester, 'Big Al' A Sting in the Tale: The Best of the Bush from 'Big Al' Lester
Auckland Raupo / Penguin Group (2011) 0143565605 / 9780143565604 First Edition Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
No signatures. A little wear to corners of covers.; 224 pages + 16 leaves of colour plates. Page dimensions: 230 x 152mm. A "winning collection of 'Big Al's best, much-loved yarns with a few new ones thrown in for good measure [. . .] Traverseing the length and breadth of New Zealadd, and illustrated with photographs and cartoons, 'Big Al' and his trusty companions entertain us with stories of beasts that got in the way, off-track adventures and, ultimately, good times enjoyed with great mates." - from blurb on rear cover. New Zealand hunting, fishing, and duck-shooting stories. 
Price: 40.50 NZD
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2 Lester, 'Big Al' Arse-Up Creek: Bush Lies and Half Truths
Auckland Raupo (2010) 0143204157 / 9780143204152 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
No signatures. ; 222 pages + plates. Illustrated card wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 230mm x 151mm. Hunting stories - "Kamikaze deer, Marvin the nosey morepork [ . . .] blood-thirsty crocs, city slickers gone bush [. . .]" - from blurb on rear cover. "Another collection of outrageous hunting yarns from the master of the genre,'Big Al' Lester. A jetboat trip gone disastrously wrong, kamikaze deer, the Hermit of Fiordland, a pigeon called Tegal, the sacred eel - these are just some of the rollicking stories told by 'Big Al' and his mates. Plenty of laughs for the hunting mad, hard case and hare-brained among us!" 
Price: 32.40 NZD
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3 'Big Al' Lester Off the Track: More Tales from the New Zealand Bush
Rosedale Raupo / Penguin 2008 0143009850 / 9780143009856 First Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 
An ex-library copy. Library stamps and markings. ; 240 pages + plates. Page dimensions: 227 x 150mm. New Zealand hunting. Pig and deer hunting. New Zealand mountains, bush and rivers. ; 8vo 
Price: 31.05 NZD
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