About Our Special Interests

Posted December 30, 2010

While we carry stock across a wide range of subjects, our special interests are military history [incl a small new book collections from boutique publishers], collectable childen's books, australiana and south australiana.  We have....

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Adelaide Booksellers

Adelaide Booksellers

12 Twin Street, Adelaide, SA 5000 AUS 011-61-8-8410 0216
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We specialize in Military History, Collectable Childrens Books, Australiana, South Australiana, History, Science, Politics, Art

Our spacious shop, located in the heart of Adelaide s Central Business District, is at 12 Twin Street, one street east of Adelaide Arcade and a few steps from Rundle Mall. We stock over 30,000 titles (of which nearly 20,000 are net listed) across a very wide range of topics but our specialties are: Militaria, Literature, Biography, Art, Australiana, Children's Books While not specialties we also have good stock in: Natural History, Music, Cinema, Politics Science, Travel. We are members of ANZAAB and ABA.

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Catalina De Erauso. the Lieutenant Nun and the Conquest of the New World used book

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$39.28

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Trade Paperback Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne Date published: 2015 ISBN-13: 9781925003819 ISBN: 1925003817

Description: MINT-a NEW copy. Black and white map.133 pages Seventeenth century Catalina de Erauso, known as the Lieutenant Nun, is one of the most colourful figures in the conquest of the Americas. Read More

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Centralian Tourism the Early Years used book

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$39.83

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Trade Paperback Publisher: Arcadia/Australian Scholarly, North Melbourne Date published: 2016 ISBN-13: 9781925333503 ISBN: 1925333507

Description: MINT-a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs.294 pages Tourism is a major industry of Central Australia today. Jim Goulding tells the story of Centralian tourism's remarkable development from its foundations in the make-do commercial enterprises of the 1920s until the 1970s, when the Territory became self-governing and Australia began to emerge as a destination of choice for international travellers. Read More

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Changing Skin Colour in Australia: Herbert Basedow and the Black Caucasian used book

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$47.65

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne Date published: 2010 ISBN-13: 9781921509926 ISBN: 1921509929

Description: Octavo Size. MINT-a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Includes Herbert Basedow's 'Knights of the Boomerang' and David Kaus's essay 'On the Photography of Herbert Basedow'.324 pages "When in 1997 the Bringing Them Home Report about the forcible removal of part-Aboriginal children from their parents was published, many Australians felt stunned and ashamed. What was such a brutal policy of biological engineering meant to achieve, and who were the men behind it? One of them ... Read More

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Telling Stories: Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander Performance used book

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Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne Date published: 2012 ISBN-13: 9781921875618 ISBN: 1921875615

Description: Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT-a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps.183 pages Since the late eighteenth century, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander initiated performances have been an important part of cross-cultural communication in Australia. This book investigates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander historical practices for performances for entertainment; how they adapted to colonisation and how these performance practices extend contemporary ... Read More

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The Stainless Steel Rat used book

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$119.92

Edition: 1st UK Hardcover Edition Binding: Hardback Publisher: Severn House, London Date published: 1985 ISBN-13: 9780727811325 ISBN: 0727811320

Description: Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy.158 pages A rare hardcover copy of the first book in the very popular Stainless Steel Rat series, first published in paperback in 1961. Read More

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Art and Archaeology in China used book

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$19.01

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Macmillan, Melbourne Date published: 1977 ISBN-13: 9780333229378 ISBN: 0333229371

Description: Square Quarto size [25x25cm approx] Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Softcover in Dustjacket. Colour photographs.190pages. Read More

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Viking America the Norse Crossings and Their Legacy used book

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$19.74

Edition: 1st UK Edition Binding: Hardback Publisher: New English Library, London Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9780450014796 ISBN: 0450014797

Description: Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy but with pages a little tanned [common]. Black & white illustrations. Endpaper maps.217 pages. Read More

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Leaving Home: a Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories used book

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$21.72

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Viking, New York Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9780670819768 ISBN: 067081976X

Description: Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy.244 pages. Read More

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Gargantua and Pantagruel used book

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$15.62

Edition: 1st Thus Binding: Hardback Publisher: John Westhouse, London Date published: 1945

Description: Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket-now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some age-toning. Illustrated with black & white drawings by R.A. Brandt.267pages. Read More

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What's What About Wine: an Australian Wine Primer used book

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$15.62

Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Softbound Publisher: Georgian House, Melbourne Date published: 1953

Description: Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Paper wrappers. Some age-discolouration to edges and spine. Black & white illustrations.45 pages. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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