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1 Burman, Ben Lucien THUNDERBOLT AT CATFISH BEND
New York: Wieser & Wieser, (1984). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 

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2 Carver, Caroline BLOOD JUNCTION
(New York): Mysterious Press/Warner Books, (2002). 0892967706 / 9780892967704 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
A debut thriller set in the Australian outback featuring journalist India Kane. 
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3 Davey, Thyrza WAITING FOR MAY
New York: Doubleday, (1984). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. The faintest hint of shelfwear, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Square quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated using the old and rarely used egg tempera technique, and set along the coast of Queensland, Australia, this is a warm-hearted story of an old man and his trusty dog, who voyage to the Great Barrier Reef in his derelict houseboat. 
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4 Elazar, Daniel J. with Medding, Peter JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN FRONTIER SOCIETIES: Argentina, Australia, and South Africa
New York/London: Holmes & Meier, (1983). 0841904499 / 9780841904491 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 357 pages; chapter notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of Jewish communities founded in the modern era in Argentina, Australia, and South Africa. All three are located in the Southern hemisphere and were settled in roughly the same time period, but in each country the Jewish community is unique. 
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5 Knox, Malcolm SUMMERLAND
New York: Picador USA, [2001]. 0312280947 / 9780312280949 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This debut novel is set in the idylic summer seasons for a couple who are each harboring sinister secrets. 
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6 Knox, Malcolm SUMMERLAND
New York: Picador USA, [2001]. 0312280947 / 9780312280949 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in photo-pictorial wraps. 
The perfect life of two best friends in Sydney, Australia darkens into a web of lies and betrayal. Knox is a reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald. This is his first novel. 
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7 Law, John & Bechervaise, John ANARE: Australia's Antarctic Outposts
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Some fading to spine, else near fine copy printed on heavy coated stock, bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
The story of Australia's efforts in scientific research and exploration in the South Polar region, by the Director of the Antarctic Division of the Department of External Affairs, and a member of the Antarctic Division. Many color and b&w illustrations. 
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8 Maloney, Shane THE BIG ASK: A Murray Whelan Mystery
New York: Arcade Publishing, (2001). 1559705604 / 9781559705608 First U.S. editon: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed tan wraps. 
Murray Whelan is a political advisor in Melbourne; his son has disappeared, and his boss has sent him on a mission to infiltrate the toughest union in the country, in the fourth humorous mystery by the Ned Kelly Award-winning author of THE BRUSH-OFF. 
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9 Upfield, Arthur W. THE BONE IS POINTED
(Melbourne): Angus & Robertson, (1966). Reprint. Hardcover. Small speck of stain to the top page edges, else near fine; in a price-clipped and lightly shelfworn, wraparound illustrated dust jacket with design by Wal Stackpool. 
Singled out by Barzun and Taylor as one of Boney's best adventures ("a surprising solution"), and selected for Garland's FIFTY CLASSICS OF CRIME 1900-1975. An elusive title, originally published in 1938 by Angus and Robertson. 
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10 Upfield, Arthur W. THE BUSHMAN WHO CAME BACK
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine, in a black binding lettered in orange to the spine; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some creasing and nicking to the spine panel, light edgewear, and a faint cup-ring stain to front panel. 
A Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery originally published by Heinemann as BONY BUYS A WIFE. Jacket design by Franklyn Webber. 
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11 Upfield, Arthur W. VALLEY OF SMUGGLERS
Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth lettered in white to the spine; in a mildly age-toned and lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Pat Reynolds. 
"Bony" poses as a horse thief and a "partaker of stolen fowls" to win the confidence of the rough, hard-drinking inhabitants of the coastal lowlands at the base of Australia's Southern Mountains. Originally issued by Heinemann as BONY AND THE KELLY GANG. 
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