The Nor'Westers
The Nor' Westers (1954)

 

Publishing - 1st edition 1954, no other printings.

 

Book - Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt design on front cover, 241 pages, black and white photographic frontispiece, map endpapers.

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced at 18s.

 

TitleVerso - "First Published 1954"

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good $20 - $40. VG in VG DW $40 - $60 

The Vanished People (1955)

Stories of savage tribes.

 

Publishing - 1st edition published 1955, no other printings

 

Book - Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. [xii] plus 210 pages and a black/white frontispiece and 14 black/white photographic plates and illustrations.

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced 18s.

 

TitleVerso - "First Published 1955"

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good (no DW) $30 - $50. VG in a VG DW $50 - $100.

The Vanished People
 
The Silver City (1956)

The story of Broken Hill - the great silver strikes and the finding of opal and copper.

 

Publishing - 1st edition published 1956, no other printings.

 

Book - Red cloth with silver gilt lettering on spine and gilt design on front cover

[x] plus 214, with black/white frontispiece and another 14 pages of black/white photographic plates and five maps

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced at 21s.

 

TitleVerso - "First Published 1956"

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good (no DW) $30 - $50. VG in a VG DW $50 - $70.

 

The Silver City
 
 
Coral Sea Calling
Coral Sea Calling (1957)

The story of the adventurers who made perilous journeys in quest of beche-de-mer and pearlshell.

 

Publishing - 1st edition published 1957, 2nd ed 1958

 

Book - Burgundy cloth with silver gilt lettering on spine and gilt design on front cover. [viii] plus 239 pages, text accompanied by black/white line drawings

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced at 21s.

 

TitleVerso - "First published 1957. © I. Idriess, 1957"

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good (no DW) $30- $50. VG in a VG DW $70 - $90.

 

 
Back O'Cairns
Back O' Cairns (1958)

Adventures and personalities of the time when North Queensland was being opened up by gold prospectors

 

Publishing - 1st edition published 1958, no other printings

 

Book - Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt design on front cover.

[x] plus 310, with black/white line drawn frontispiece and 16 pages of black/white photographic plates, maps on endpapers

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced at 22s. 6d. 

 

TitleVerso - "First Published in 1958 by Angus & Robertson". © I. L. Idriess, 1958

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good (no DW) $30 - $50. VG in a VG DW $50 - $75

 

 
The Tin Scratchers
The Tin Scratchers (1959)

Vivid adventures at Cape York Peninsula among the hard-bitten pioneers of the tin-fields

 

Publishing - 1st edition published 1959, with a possible 1st/2nd printing in 1959.

 

Book - Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt compass design on front cover. Covers exist with and without the gilt compass and it has been suggested that those without the compass are the 1st ed/2nd printing.

[xii] plus 260, with black/white photographic frontispiece and 14 pages of black/white photographic plates.

 

Dust Wrapper - Priced at 22s. 6d. 

 

TitleVerso - "First Published in 1958 by Angus & Robertson"

 

Guide to Current Values 

1st Edition -  Very Good (no DW) $40 - $60. VG in a VG DW $60 - $90

 

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