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1 Canaider Ben; Powell Greg Duncan Beer: Slabs, Stubbies And Six-Packs: A Tasting Guide
Australia Random House 2003 1740512553 / 9781740512558 Paperback Very Good None issued 19.5cm 
"Beer, glorious beer" or so the song goes - Informal guide to over 100 local and imported beers available in Australia. Looks at beer styles, beer ingredients, how beer is made, and glass sizes. Guide categorises sessional, premium, boutique, heavy, light, and weirdo beers. 166 jolly fine pp plus a bit about the authors at the end. Pull up a banana lounge & use that special opener you were given for Xmas & start studying. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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2 Paton Neil WALKS IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
Kenthurst Sydney Kangaroo Press 1990 0864172982 / 9780864172983 1st Pictorial Card Cover Good No Jacket 19cm 
An excellent guide for the average walker in the Northern Territory and describing 35 walks around the best known parts of the Northern Territory.The writer is an experienced bushwalker and author of several guide books. This book is in good condition with some foxing on the insde cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Tasker, Joe Savage Arena
London Methuen 1982 2nd Printing Hard Cover Excellent Very Good 24cm 
SAVAGE ARENA by Joe Tasker was published posthumously in 1982 but covers a span of his remarkable climbing career from the first British winter ascent of the Eigerwand, via Dunagiri South Face with Dick Renshaw (1975), Changabang West Wall with Peter Boardman (1976), Kangchenjunga North Ridge with Boardman, Scott and Bettembourg (1979), and two thwarted attempts on the West and the Abruzzi Ridges of K2 in 1978 and 1980. There are a very few mountaineering books that become both a representative expression of a certain era and, at the same time, inspirational bibles to the young climbers of that period. Two immensely important books for me in this context were W. H. Murray's Mountaineering in Scotland and Hermann Buhl's Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage. Savage Arena falls into this category and I am quite sure it also will become a classic. Tasker not only captures the mood of extreme climbing in the Himalayas, he also portrays his fellow climbers, particularly his two main climbing partners, Dick Renshaw and Peter Boardman, with great clarity and sensitivity. The writing is spare but wonderfully expressive and the book has a pace that is so gripping that you just don't want it to end." Chris Bonington, -Alpine Journal- 1983, p. 230-231 
Price: 136.00 AUD
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4 Tasker, Joe Savage Arena
London Methuen 1985 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 24cm 
SAVAGE ARENA by Joe Tasker was published posthumously in 1982 but covers a span of his remarkable climbing career from the first British winter ascent of the Eigerwand, via Dunagiri South Face with Dick Renshaw (1975), Changabang West Wall with Peter Boardman (1976), Kangchenjunga North Ridge with Boardman, Scott and Bettembourg (1979), and two thwarted attempts on the West and the Abruzzi Ridges of K2 in 1978 and 1980. There are a very few mountaineering books that become both a representative expression of a certain era and, at the same time, inspirational bibles to the young climbers of that period. Two immensely important books for me in this context were W. H. Murray's Mountaineering in Scotland and Hermann Buhl's Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage. Savage Arena falls into this category and I am quite sure it also will become a classic. Tasker not only captures the mood of extreme climbing in the Himalayas, he also portrays his fellow climbers, particularly his two main climbing partners, Dick Renshaw and Peter Boardman, with great clarity and sensitivity. The writing is spare but wonderfully expressive and the book has a pace that is so gripping that you just don't want it to end." Chris Bonington, -Alpine Journal- 1983, p. 230-231 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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