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Seven Little Australians # Australian Children's Classics

By: Ethel Turner

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 001335

ISBN: 0670076872

Condition: New


If you imagine you are going to read of model children you had better lay down this book immediately. Not one of the seven is really good, for the very excellent reason that Australian children never are. Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's books in the Penguin Australia Children's Classics series of stories too precious to leave behind. About the Author Born in England in 1870, Ethel Turner came to Australia with her mother and sisters when she was 10 yea... View more info

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Holden FX, FJ, FE, FC, FB, EK, EJ, EH, HD, HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Service and Repair Manual # 04067

By: Gregory's

Price: $66.95

Publisher: Australia, Gregory's: 2000

Seller ID: 9780855663889

ISBN: 085566388X

Condition: New


Holden FX - HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Owners Service and Repair Manual Covers Series: FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ EH HD HR. Models: Holden - Sedan, Wagon, Van and Utility. Engine capacity: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Trim levels: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Contents: Engine; Fuel System; Cooling System; Clutch; Manual Transmission; Automatic Transmission; Rear Axle; Steering; Front Suspension; Rear Suspension; Brakes; Electrical System; Body; Wheels & Tyres; Lubrication & Maintenance. NOTE: Only mainten... View more info

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The Passion for Holden : A Celebration of the Classic Australian Marque in 48 Cars

By: Joel Wakely

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Woodslane Press: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925868074

ISBN: 1925868079

Condition: New


To mark the manufacture of the very last Australian Holdens in 2017, Joel Wakely gathered together dozens of fascinating stories about many of the models Holden have produced since 1948. Joel tells the whole story of Holden, from the saddlery set up by J. A. Holden in the 1850s, to Henry Holdens car body-building of the 1910s, the sale of the company to General Motors, the determination to produce the all-Australian car, the on-track successes, and the highlights of 69 years of manufacturing all-Australian vehicles. With contributions from dozens of Holden enthusiasts about their myriad cars p... View more info

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The Passion for Utes : An Australian Obsession

By: Joel Wakely

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Woodslane Press: 2019

Seller ID: 9781925868098

ISBN: 1925868095

Condition: New


To complement his fully illustrated history of utes in Australia, Joel Wakely has gathered together dozens of fascinating stories about many of the models that various Australian manufacturers (and indeed some overseas ones too) have produced since the early 20th century. Joel tells the whole story of utes in Australia, from the first home-constructed vehicles in the 1910s and 20s, to Fords first true ute in the 1930s, the first all-Australian (Holden) ute in the early 1950s, and the highlights of several more decades of ute development. With contributions from dozens of ute enthusiasts about ... View more info

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Code to Zero [used book]

By: Ken Follett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2000

Seller ID: 002285

ISBN: 0333780760

Condition: Good


A man wakes up terrified, cold, aching and not knowing where he is or how he got there. He picks up a newspaper and finds it is 29 January 1958, and the US is about to launch Explorer - if the launch fails the Russians will dominate space for the foreseeable future. View more info

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Code to Zero [used book]

By: Ken Follett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books: 2000

Seller ID: 0330482866

ISBN: 0330482866

Condition: Good


A man wakes up terrified, cold, aching and not knowing where he is or how he got there. He picks up a newspaper and finds it is 29 January 1958, and the US is about to launch Explorer - if the launch fails the Russians will dominate space for the foreseeable future. View more info

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Too Long in the Bush

By: Len Beadell

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2001

Seller ID: 9781864367195

ISBN: 1864367199

Condition: New


Too Long In the Bush is the story of how, from 1956 to 1958, Len Beadell and his team made the first road across Central Australia from east to west, 1500 kilometres from the Alice Springs road to Carnegie homestead 650 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie. On the way he surveyed and built the Giles Meteorological Station and aerodrome before moving on to skirt the edge of the infamous Gibson Desert. Beadell, using astronomical observations, would survey up to 400 kilometres of the projected road entirely alone, often in country then known only to small groups of Aborigines. Returing to his construc... View more info

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Holden 1948-1963 FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ - 6 Cylinder Engines, Sedans, Station Wagon, Utility Automobile Repair Manual EP.H1

By: Max Ellery

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Australia, Ellery Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 9780959287882

ISBN: 0959287884

Condition: New


Holden 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual includes pages of information on all the nostalgic model Holdens, starting at the FX (48-215) & FJ, then the FE-FB followed by the FB & EK. It covers all the information the enthusiast needs from a grease and oil change to a full rebuild. Holden Factory 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual covers: Holden - Sedan, Utility, Panel Van and Station Wagon with the following engines: ? 48-215 1948 - 1953 6 cylinder ? FJ 1953 - 1956 6 cylinder ? FE 1957 - 1958 6 cylinder ? FC 1958 - 1960 6 cylinder ? FB 1960 - 1961 6 cylinder ? EK 1961 - 1962 6 c... View more info

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The Essential Buyer's Guide BSA 350 & 500 Singles: Unit Construction Singles C15, B25, C25, B40, B44 & B50 1958-1973

By: Peter Henshaw

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Veloce Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001889

ISBN: 1845847563

Condition: New


The BSA unit singles - 250, 350, 441 and finally 500cc - may not have been the most glamorous product of the British motorcycle industry, but they were the 'first bikes' for thousands of learner riders and had a great track record in scrambling and motocross. Today, they offer a simple and affordable entry into the world of British classic machines, with a whole range of sizes. Spares are still available, as is friendly and knowledgeable fellow owners. Following the tried-and-tested Veloce Essential Buyer's Guide format, this book delves into what it's like to live with one of these bikes, and... View more info

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Phantom Boys: True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4

By: Richard Pike

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Grub Street: 2015

Seller ID: 002140

ISBN: 1909808229

Condition: New


From Richard Pike, best-selling author of Hunter Boys and The Lightning Boys series comes the newest addition to Grub Street's popular Boys series; Phantom Boys. Originally developed for the US Navy, this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber first flew in the spring of 1958. It then entered service for the US Navy in 1961, and in 1969 with the Fleet Air Arm and RAF in the UK. Regarded as one of the most versatile fighters ever built, the Phantom F-4 was the US Navy's fastest and highest-flying aircraft. It was flown by both US military demonstration teams (Navy Blue Angels and the... View more info