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Coral Sea Calling

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: NZ$37.70

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1957)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21111

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Heavy foxing to top page edges. Foxing and dampstain to dust-jacket. Previous owner's inscription. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; viii, 239 pages. Maroon boards with silver lettering on spine and small silver illustration in corner of front board. Page dimensions: 214mm x 134mm. Illustrated by Frank Norton. "The treacherouso and beautiful Coral Sea is the setting for the story of the adventurers who throughout the nineteenth century made perilous voyages into its waters in quest of the bĂȘche-de-mer and pearlshell, of the savage chiefs who ruled its islands, of the seame... View more info

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Horrie the Wog-Dog: With the A.I.F. in Egypt, Greece, Crete and Palestine. Written from the Diary of J. B. Moody, Private VX13091, A.I.F.

By: Idriess, Ion L.; from the diary of J. B. Moody (Private VX13091, A.I.F.)

Price: NZ$79.75

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1955)

Seller ID: 19361

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


No signatures. Some foxing and dust stains to top page edges. A large tear right across front panel of dust-jacket. Some other chips and tears up to 1" to margins of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; Sixth printing, 1955 (the first printing was in 1945). x, 232, [1] pages + frontispiece + 16 illustrations on 8 plate leaves. Brown boards with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 184 x 122mm. "This is the story of Horrie, who was found as a queer little homeless pup in the Western Desert and became a true Digger. It has been... View more info

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The Silent Service: Action Stories of the Anzac Navy

By: Jones, T. M. & Ion L. Idriess

Price: NZ$23.20

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1944)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18828

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-library. Rebound. Library stamps and markings. Lacking the half-title leaf. Pages 1-4 detached. Front hinge broken, with gutter split between pages xii and 1. ; (iii)-xii, 338 pages + frontispiece. Page dimensions: 205 x 133mm. "Torpedo-Man T. M. Jones has seen seventeen years' naval service in various classes of ships from submarine to battle cruiser [. . .] Ion L. Idriess is a bushman who can claim some knowledge of sailormen and of the sea, even to a shade of naval action." - page ix. View more info

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The Silent Service: Action Stories of the Anzac Navy

By: Jones, T. M. & Ion L. Idriess

Price: NZ$24.65

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1952)

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11288

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


3/4" split to cloth at lower end of front joint. Gutter broken at frontispiece. Creasing to lower corners of a few leaves. Corner clipped from front free endpaper. Some staining and fingermarks to endpapers. ; "Revised and Enlarged" second edition. xii, 372 pages + frontispiece + maps on endpapers. Blue cloth boards with silver illustration in corner of front board. Illustrated. "Torpedo-Man T. M. Jones has seen seventeen years' naval service in various classes of ships from submarine to battle cruiser [. . .] Ion L. Idriess is a bushman who can claim some knowledge of sailorme... View more info

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The Silent Service: Action Stories of the Anzac Navy

By: Jones, T. M. & Ion L. Idriess

Price: NZ$23.20

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: (1944)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18959

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Foxing to spine and boards. Some fraying to cloth at ends of spine and corners of boards. Spine faded. Gutters split at hinges. ; (iii)-xii, 338 pages + frontispiece. Page dimensions: 215 x 136mm. "Torpedo-Man T. M. Jones has seen seventeen years' naval service in various classes of ships from submarine to battle cruiser [. . .] Ion L. Idriess is a bushman who can claim some knowledge of sailormen and of the sea, even to a shade of naval action." - page ix. View more info